• 'Mann Ki Baat': Modi recalls Emergency as darkest time
'Mann Ki Baat': Modi recalls Emergency as darkest time

While progress is expected in defense trade and cooperation, Trump, who campaigned on an "America First" platform has been irritated by the growing USA trade deficit with India and has called for reform of the H1B visa system that has benefited Indian tech firms.

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  • Theresa May confirms Brexit talks will not be delayed
Theresa May confirms Brexit talks will not be delayed

And she refused to respond to John Major's warning of the danger of violence returning to Northern Ireland if she strikes a deal with the Democratic Unionist Party, to prop her up in Parliament. The poignant moment served to underline May and Macron's main message, namely that France and Britain will continue to work together despite Brexit.

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  • Underground blast kills eight coal miners in Colombia
Underground blast kills eight coal miners in Colombia

When asked by reporters, Colombia National Police Chief Jorge Hernando Nieto refused to answer whether those arrested were present at the mall. Bogota Mayor Enrique Penalosa qualified the incident as terrorist attack. In the first five months of this year 28 mining emergencies were reported in Colombia, according to the national mining agency...

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  • Heller comes out against GOP health care bill
Heller comes out against GOP health care bill

Senate Republicans praised the Affordable Care Act replacement bill they presented Thursday as preserving coverage for people with cancer , mental illness and other chronic illness. However, they believe the bill, which was revealed on Thursday, does not accomplish the promise they made to their constituents to "repeal Obamacare and lower their ...

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  • Liverpool has Africa's most expensive duo after Egyptian Salah joins for £34m
Liverpool has Africa's most expensive duo after Egyptian Salah joins for £34m

Salah made just 13 league appearances during 12 months at Chelsea before being sent on loan to Fiorentina , with Roma eventually signing him permanently for around £13m last summer. But upon his return to the Premier League and asked if he was a better player now than when he was at Stamford Bridge, Salah replied: "100% yes".

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  • Father of Otto Warmbier, American held captive by North Korea, speaks out
Father of Otto Warmbier, American held captive by North Korea, speaks out

North Korea released USA student Otto Warmbier "on humanitarian grounds ", state media said yesterday, two days after he was evacuated from Pyongyang after falling into a coma while imprisoned in a labour camp. Fred Warmbier's claims come as USA doctors say 22-year-old Otto Warmbier has extensive brain trauma. When asked if Dennis ...

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  • Trump accuses Obama of not acting against Russia
Trump accuses Obama of not acting against Russia

On Friday, he asked on Twitter why there had been no action and insisted investigators focus on Obama's officials "instead of T". As the Post notes, the plans were still in their planning stages when Obama left the White House and it would eventually be up to Trump to decide whether to use the capability.

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  • Letter to the Editor: Celebrating Ramadan
Letter to the Editor: Celebrating Ramadan

In his Eid'l Fitr message , Duterte noted that the first day of the Islamic month of Shawwal always brings great joy to the Muslim brothers and sisters. Many Muslims also recite the takbir (declaration of faith) on the way to the prayer ground and take part in Zakat al-Fitr (charitable contributions).

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  • Israel starts work on new settlement amid USA peace push
Israel starts work on new settlement amid USA peace push

Construction began on 2,758 homes over the period surveyed, whereas in the previous year only 1,619 new homes were being built, according to The Times of Israel . In the past, Israel has not announced or started major construction projects in the West Bank while senior U.S. officials were visiting. Kushner is visiting the region with ambitious h...

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  • NKorea Denies Torturing US Student, Calls Death a Mystery
NKorea Denies Torturing US Student, Calls Death a Mystery

Warmbier, who went to North Korea in January 2016 and meant to only stay for five days, died Monday. The university said in a statement that Dettwyler's comments do not reflect the school's values and are "particularly distressing". But later in the day, they said the family objected to an autopsy being performed on his body, so just an externa...

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  • Donald Trump has revealed all about those cryptic James Comey 'tapes' tweets
Donald Trump has revealed all about those cryptic James Comey 'tapes' tweets

The resulting news reports built pressure on a top Justice Department official to appoint an independent prosecutor to oversee the Russian Federation investigation. Still, the president believes his initial May 12 tweet was not ill-advised. "I don't know how this serves the country's interests". He never produced any evidence.

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  • United States president Donald Trump sends Eid greeting to Muslims
United States president Donald Trump sends Eid greeting to Muslims

May unity and harmony always fill our hearts with the energy of peace and creation! It is also the only day in the month of Shawwal during which Muslims are not permitted to fast. To him belong the most handsome names. That time of the year has come. May all of us find peace on this Ramadan . Khuda ke hi raho mai hm chlenge sada.

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  • Congressman DeSaulnier's Statement on Senate Republican Health Care Bill
Congressman DeSaulnier's Statement on Senate Republican Health Care Bill

She's set to appear on ABC's "This Week" on Sunday. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), seems dead set on holding a full vote in the chamber next week on the 142-page Obamacare repeal and replace plan he veiled Thursday, June 22.

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  • How the Senate health bill compares to the House version and 'Obamacare'
How the Senate health bill compares to the House version and 'Obamacare'

The S&P 500 healthcare index .SPXHC dipped 0.3 percent at midday on Friday but was on track for a 3.4 percent gain for the week, its best week since November. Heller said he thought the bill would harm the elderly, the disabled and people battling substance abuse, adding that he is "not confident" it will lower costs for consumers.

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  • Portugal, Mexico Reach Confederations Cup Semifinals
Portugal, Mexico Reach Confederations Cup Semifinals

New Zealand now can not progress but another match against top-class opposition will help the Oceania champions close the global gap. It promises to be a battle royal in Kazan where Mexico needs just a point to make the semis, while Russian Federation needs to win or their prospects hinge on Portugal losing.

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  • Pelosi on defense: 'I'm a master legislator' and 'worth the trouble'
Pelosi on defense: 'I'm a master legislator' and 'worth the trouble'

She also dismissed the notion that the Republicans' longtime tactic to hold her up as a partisan lightening rod drags down public opinion about fellow congressional Democrats and candidates. Republicans - including President Donald Trump - have professed their glee that she's still minority leader. Most recently Democrats nominated a y...

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  • Congressman Scalise released from ICU
Congressman Scalise released from ICU

More on this as it develops. Scalise, R-La., is the No. 3 House Republican , the "whip" responsible for counting votes and getting lawmakers to cast votes. Scalise was shot in the hip, resulting in damage to bone, blood vessels and internal organs. His condition later improved. Scalise has not been released from the hospital.

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  • Russia Claims to Have Killed ISIS Leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi
Russia Claims to Have Killed ISIS Leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi

Sputnik also claimed that Syrian state television reported on Sunday that al-Baghdadi was killed in a US -led airstrike. The Russian Defense Ministry says it is "looking into" whether it killed ISIS chief and self-described caliph Abu Bakr al Baghdadi with a May 28 airstrike on a meeting of jihadi leaders on the outskirts of Raqqa, the New ...

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  • Merkel slaps down May on Brexit talks
Merkel slaps down May on Brexit talks

The Mechanical Engineering Industry Association, known by its German initials VDMA, says that that goal of the two-year negotiating process is "damage limitation" because Brexit won't benefit either side. EU Council president Donald Tusk said the leaders meeting in Brussels on Thursday also agreed to greater defense cooperation. Liberal Democ...

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  • Iranian Official On Syrian Attack: Israel Should 'Worry'
Iranian Official On Syrian Attack: Israel Should 'Worry'

Coalition forces shot down a similar pro-regime drone near the same location earlier this month, U.S. Central Command said in a statement . "I'll leave it to the Russians to state their level of participation". The IRGC fired six medium-range missiles at Daesh targets in Dayr al-Zawr, which killed more than 170 Takfiri terrorists, including a ...

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