• Prince Philip hospitalized for infection
Prince Philip hospitalized for infection

The Duke was at the Queen's side on Tuesday for the opening day of Royal Ascot and a source said he was on "good form" during the event. Later that night, however, a physician advised him to seek hospital treatment for an infection. The palace said Philip was driven to the hospital by private vehicle Tuesday evening on the advice of a physician...

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  • Republican avoids upset as Karen Handel wins in costly Georgia congressional race
Republican avoids upset as Karen Handel wins in costly Georgia congressional race

Handel won about 52 percent of the vote to quell the upstart phenomenon of Jon Ossoff , a 30-year-old Democrat who raised more than $23 million and became a symbol of opposition to Trump. Republicans have held that seat since Newt Gingrich won it in 1978, although Mr. Trump barely won the district by 1.5 percent in 2016. Democrats will need ...

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  • Britain's May promises to listen harder on Brexit - Queen's Speech
Britain's May promises to listen harder on Brexit - Queen's Speech

She has yet to secure a deal with Northern Ireland's DUP party to prop up her government. Minority governments are a rare occurrence in British parliamentary politics where the electoral system usually produces a governing majority. Many election pledges were shelved including expansion of grammar schools and social care, a free vote on fox hunti...

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  • Trump UK visit absent from Queen's speech
Trump UK visit absent from Queen's speech

The state opening of parliament by Queen Elizabeth II came after a string of tragedies which have shaken the nation, and the election on June 8 in which May's Conservatives saw their parliamentary majority wiped out. Royal London policy director Steve Webb says: "No one can know with any certainty how much they might have to pay for their care, h...

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  • Champions Trophy could be scrapped in favour of biennial World Twenty20
Champions Trophy could be scrapped in favour of biennial World Twenty20

The jury was tasked with picking a balanced side on the basis of performances in the tournament. Pakistanis must celebrate their victory as it should be celebrated - neither more nor less. "I hope this win will boost Pakistan cricket and all the (major) playing nations will come to Pakistan", said Sarfraz, who will now look to lead Pakistan at th...

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  • Tories and DUP 'still miles apart on deal'
Tories and DUP 'still miles apart on deal'

It is still possible for the Tories to cut a deal with the Democratic Unionist Party, First Secretary of State Damian Green has said. Each will require careful political handling, at a time when the government cannot be sure of its majority and a Labour Party with wind in its sails is determined to be a guerrilla opposition, putting down amendm...

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  • Trump visit to Britain omitted in Queen Elizabeth II's speech
Trump visit to Britain omitted in Queen Elizabeth II's speech

The government, May said in the statement, is committed to working with lawmakers, regional officials and others "to build the widest possible consensus" on Brexit after the hard divorce talks with the European Union opened Monday in Brussels.

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  • NSW coach Laurie Daley's surprising Origin admission
NSW coach Laurie Daley's surprising Origin admission

But few tipped the degree of dominance the Blues exerted. While the Maroons were as resilient and as tough as expected, it was New South Wales' inability to put a beaten Queensland team to the sword that will dominated discussion over the coming days and weeks.

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  • Queen's Speech: Corbyn attacks 'Government without majority'
Queen's Speech: Corbyn attacks 'Government without majority'

She described the support on the ground after the Grenfell Tower blaze as "not good enough", and said that it failed to help people when they need it the most. "My government's priority is to secure the best possible deal as the country leaves the European Union", the queen said in the speech. There was no mention of May's hugely controversial in...

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  • India Celebrates International Yoga Day
India Celebrates International Yoga Day

Donning a white T-shirt and loose pants, Modi also performed asanas along with over 50,000 yoga enthusiasts braving early morning drizzles. Officials said more than 55,000 Yoga enthusiasts braving early morning drizzle participated in the function.

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  • Macron to Secure Landslide Majority in French Parliament
Macron to Secure Landslide Majority in French Parliament

French President Emmanuel Macron's party and its allies have won the biggest share of the vote in the first round of legislative elections on Sunday, according to official figures published by the Interior Ministry and based on a partial count of votes.

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  • UK police studying cause of death of man in mosque attack
UK police studying cause of death of man in mosque attack

Members of the British parliament on Wednesday, held a minute of silence for the victims of deadly attacks in Manchester, London Bridge and Finsbury Park and also those who died in a fire that ravaged a London tower . His family said he had been "troubled" for a long time. The attack has raised tensions in London, which had already been struck by...

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  • Cindy brings tornado threat to Gulf Coast
Cindy brings tornado threat to Gulf Coast

The NHC said Cindy has maximum sustained winds of 60 miles per hour and is moving northwest at a speed of 8 miles per hour. The National Hurricane Center issued a tropical storm warning for coastal areas from San Luis Pass in Texas to the mouth of the Pearl River in Louisiana.

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  • Dowling & Yahnke LLC Has $3.30 Million Stake in Gilead Sciences, Inc. (GILD)
Dowling & Yahnke LLC Has $3.30 Million Stake in Gilead Sciences, Inc. (GILD)

About shares traded. Voya Financial Inc (NYSE:VOYA) has risen 11.06% since June 21, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 38.50% the S&P500. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus reissued a "buy" rating and set a $87.00 price objective on shares of Gilead Sciences in a report on Monday, April 24th. The firm has "Strong Buy" rating given on Thursday, ...

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  • Queen's Speech presents PM May's bills to take Britain out of EU
Queen's Speech presents PM May's bills to take Britain out of EU

The speech announced no fewer than eight bills to implement Brexit, and new legislation aimed at tackling extremist content online after the terror attacks. The state opening is taking place only days after another huge annual event, Trooping the Color, a celebration of the Queen's birthday. Both ceremonies take weeks of preparation and planning, a...

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  • Trump seizes on Republican victory in Georgia to push agenda
Trump seizes on Republican victory in Georgia to push agenda

It was the most expensive race in U.S. House history, with Democrats spending $30 million to still come up short. The commander-in-chief then posted a third tweet , writing "Congratulations to Karen Handel on her big win in Georgia 6th".

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  • No autopsy for USA student detained by North Korea
No autopsy for USA student detained by North Korea

Kenneth Bae, who was arrested in 2012, sentenced to 15 years hard labour, then freed after a secret mission to Pyongyang led by then-US intelligence chief James Clapper, said he was reasonably well treated in prison as he was a diplomatic bargaining chip.

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  • May promises 'best possible deal' on Brexit
May promises 'best possible deal' on Brexit

Signaling the importance of Brexit negotiations with the European Union , set to continue until the spring of 2019, the speech set out the government's program for two years, rather than one. The speech announced no fewer than eight bills to implement Brexit, and new legislation aimed at tackling extremist content online after the terror attac...

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  • Trump visit to Britain left out of Queen's Speech
Trump visit to Britain left out of Queen's Speech

The Conservative party had planned to scrap the triple-lock as the way of increasing the state pension in its election manifesto. Instead, she lost seats and still hasn't secured a deal with another party to insure Parliament will back the government's agenda.

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  • Donald Trump's controversial state visit left out of Queen's Speech
Donald Trump's controversial state visit left out of Queen's Speech

A DUP source said officials within the Northern Ireland Office are urging caution on a deal because of concerns that the Government could compromise its status as an honest broker in peace process talks. "Clearly, two political parties, we have some differences, but we have a lot in common". When the News Letter contacted senior DUP figure Jeffre...

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