• Saudi closes in on emerging market status as royals reshuffle
Saudi closes in on emerging market status as royals reshuffle

Riyadh welcomed Trump's more aggressive attitude towards its rival Iran, which Saudi Arabia accuses of interference throughout the region. As defense minister, he runs the Saudi campaign in Yemen . Washington should avoid the appearance of taking sides in the rivalry between the Saudi crown prince and his younger cousin, the deputy crown princ...

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  • The AP Takes a Sober Look at the Democrats
The AP Takes a Sober Look at the Democrats

CNBC reports that the election between Ossoff and Handel was the most expensive House race ever, with both opponents spending a combination of $36 million as of May 31. The two Republican victories last night come as the latest set of close but no cigar losses for Democrats in special elections this year. Quist lost by a little more than 5...

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  • United States jets shoot down 'Iranian drone' in Syria - coalition
United States jets shoot down 'Iranian drone' in Syria - coalition

RC-135 spy plane in global airspace over the Baltic Sea a day earlier, accusing the Russian pilot of flying too fast and having "poor control" over his SU-27 fighter jet. Iran's Revolutionary Guard described the strike as revenge for Islamic State attacks on Tehran earlier this month that killed at least 18 people and wounded more than 50.

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  • Queen's Speech: Brexit Takes Centre Stage As Controversial Policies Dropped
Queen's Speech: Brexit Takes Centre Stage As Controversial Policies Dropped

Prime Minister Theresa May will tomorrow push ahead with her post-election plans, despite failing to reach a deal guaranteeing her ability to govern. After May lost her majority in parliament with a botched gamble on a snap June 8 election, she is trying to secure the backing of the DUP's 10 lawmakers, though talks have dragged on for almost tw...

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  • Trump on Jeh Johnson testimony
Trump on Jeh Johnson testimony

But Johnson tells the House Intelligence committee that he doesn't know whether the hacking of the Democratic National Committee's emails and other Moscow-directed interference "did in fact alter public opinion, and thereby alter the outcome of the presidential election".

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  • Sena announces support to Kovind
Sena announces support to Kovind

Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray on Monday said that if someone is trying to make a Dalit a President with the objective of gaining a vote bank then we are not with them. Had they wanted my support, they would have declared one of the names till now. When contacted, MGP president Dipak Dhavlikar said nobody has approached them so far seeking ...

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  • Nevada Sen. Heller has serious concerns about GOP bill
Nevada Sen. Heller has serious concerns about GOP bill

If legislation is to prevail in the Senate, McConnell can lose the support of only two of his 52 Republicans, assuming all 48 Democrats and independents oppose the bill, as expected. Nevada's Dean Heller also said he has "serious concerns" and wants to be confer with his state's governor. Like McCain, many other GOP Senators had little to say abo...

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  • London fire: 600 buildings have similar cladding
London fire: 600 buildings have similar cladding

Tower blocks across the United Kingdom are being urgently examined after the London blaze and three samples have been shown to be "combustible" and more results will be made public in the next 48 hours, the Downing Street said. But, as a precaution, the Government has arranged to test cladding in all relevant tower blocks. "We've also taken st...

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  • One number puts the Democrat loss in Georgia in stunning perspective
One number puts the Democrat loss in Georgia in stunning perspective

The Georgia contest was the most expensive House race in history, and the GOP dusted off the same playbook it has used effectively since the Republican wave of 2010: Hammering Democratic candidates with a relentlessly anti-Pelosi message that drives out the conservative base.

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  • Russian FM urges Trump to discard
Russian FM urges Trump to discard "Cold War" policy on Cuba

Parts of the pact are likely to remain in place, including the reopened United States embassy in Cuba's capital, Havana, and the restoration of relations between U.S. Trump will justify his partial reversal of Obama's measures to a large extent on those grounds, White House officials said, and some Cuban dissidents back his tougher stance , sayi...

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  • US officials underscore Russia threat to 2016 elections
US officials underscore Russia threat to 2016 elections

Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes says there is no evidence of a cyberattack against Kentucky's election systems. Jeanette Manfra, the department's acting deputy undersecretary of cybersecurity, testified before the Senate Intelligence Committee.

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  • Israeli troops shoot, kill Palestinian who tried to stab them - army
Israeli troops shoot, kill Palestinian who tried to stab them - army

Complicating the negotiations, on Tuesday, Israel broke ground for its first West Bank settlement in 25 years . It is being built for the roughly 40 families evicted from the wildcat outpost of Amona earlier this year after Israel's high court ruled their homes had been built illegally on private Palestinian land.

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  • Oakeshott Purchases 30000 Shares of Value and Income Trust plc (VIN) Stock
Oakeshott Purchases 30000 Shares of Value and Income Trust plc (VIN) Stock

It has underperformed by 21.66% the S&P500. Therefore 55% are positive. Four analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have assigned a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the stock. Needelman Asset Incorporated reported 1,746 shares. Skba Capital invested 2.31% of its portfolio in PepsiCo, Inc. About 2 shares traded. (NYSE...

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  • Door remains open for United Kingdom to stay in European Union, says Donald Tusk
Door remains open for United Kingdom to stay in European Union, says Donald Tusk

May is set to outline the guidelines for expat rights in Brussels , before Brexit negotiations on Monday. Downing Street did not reveal details of May's proposals, but full details of her plans are expected to be published on June 26.

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  • The Donald Trump-shaped hole in Queen Elizabeth II's speech
The Donald Trump-shaped hole in Queen Elizabeth II's speech

The Queen announced the government's legislative programme for the next two years at the State Opening of Parliament. Since talks began with the DUP nearly two weeks ago in the chaos following May's unexpected loss of her majority, the negotiations have followed an uncertain course with conflicting signals about whether a deal would be struck.

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"Fancy lawyering" can't save Bill Cosby, prosecution argues

He told Judge Steven O'Neill that he had decided not to testify after speaking with his lawyers. The jury, which deliberated for four hours and will reconvene Tuesday morning, will decide whether Cosby is guilty of three counts of aggravated indecent assault, each of which carries a possible 10-year sentence.

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  • US pushes China to rein in dealings with North Korea
US pushes China to rein in dealings with North Korea

Earlier this week , Jay Klein, a rising sophomore at DePauw University, recalled joining the Wyoming High soccer team as a freshman and getting to know Warmbier as one of the friendliest, most spirited seniors playing. "Being with Otto made life all the more handsome and worth living", Alex Vagonis told the crowd of students and friends. "He was ...

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  • Supreme Court Rules That Prohibition on Registration of Disparaging Trademarks is Unconstitutional
Supreme Court Rules That Prohibition on Registration of Disparaging Trademarks is Unconstitutional

After being embroiled in a legal battle for almost eight years , Asian-American rock outfit The Slants have emerged victorious, with the US Supreme Court ruling on Monday that the band's name is protected as free speech by the Constitution.

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  • German Chancellor Angela Merkel says EU future more important than Brexit talks
German Chancellor Angela Merkel says EU future more important than Brexit talks

I find it hard to believe the European Union will want to spend the next two years trying to impose tariffs and other barriers to its trade with us, while staying compliant with WTO rules. "The risk of the exit negotiations with Britain is that we do not take adequate care of our own future". Tusk said that "I told them that in fact the Eur...

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  • North Korea detainee mourned at OH funeral
North Korea detainee mourned at OH funeral

President Trump shared his condolences with the family immediately, describing their son as "North Korea's latest victim". Mattis spoke alongside Tillerson after a high-level security dialogue with top Chinese officials Yang Jiechi, Chinese foreign-policy chief, and Gen.

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