• Newt Gingrich admits Trump is very pugnacious
Newt Gingrich admits Trump is very pugnacious

Gingrich , a Trump ally and confidant, said he met with Trump in January 2015 and they talked about how much a presidential race would cost - with competitive estimates running to as much as $80 million. Gingrich didn't directly respond. Referring to an ABC News report that Rosenstein has said he may need to recuse himself from having auth...

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  • Congress workers, protesting farmers perform 'shavasana' in MP
Congress workers, protesting farmers perform 'shavasana' in MP

Farmers too performed "Shavaasana" at Kisan Ghat in New Delhi to protest against the policies of the government. Dharmendra Malik, Spokesperson of BKU, told The Statesman that similar Yoga sessions were witnessed at a number of prominent places in Hapur, Muzaffarnagar and Saharanpur districts.

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  • Large majority for Macron in French parliament
Large majority for Macron in French parliament

Many of them are young and new to politics, although they are allied in parliament to another long-established centrist party, MoDem, or Democratic Movement. It has been a bad night for the Socialists, which shed more than 250 seats, winning just 29. The conservative opposition, the Republicans, won a total of 130 seats with their allies.

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  • Chelsea Clinton calls out Steve Bannon for 'fat shaming' Sean Spicer
Chelsea Clinton calls out Steve Bannon for 'fat shaming' Sean Spicer

It came after his colleague, White House advisor Stephen Bannon, told a reporter the reason Spicer had stopped on-camera briefings was that "Sean has gotten fatter". Spicer didn't even acknowledge Acosta. Trump has teased an announcement soon - but the White House continues to stonewall reporters on the question.

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  • Flash flooding a concern from Tropical Storm Cindy
Flash flooding a concern from Tropical Storm Cindy

One large live oak branch was downed on the grounds of Beauvoir, the historic home that once belonged to Confederate President Jefferson Davis. Bill and Leslie O'Brien of Vancleave, Miss., fill sandbags on Monday , June 19, 2017, at the Harrison County Road Department in Gulfport, Miss., for a friend in preparation for expected heavy rains later...

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  • US Destroys Syrian Drone
US Destroys Syrian Drone

OIR said that that armed drone " displayed hostile intent and advanced on coalition forces ". While the USA -led coalition is not technically at war with the Syrian regime - despite President Donald Trump's Tomahawk missile strike against a military airbase in April in response to the regime's use of chemical weapons - clashes between coa...

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  • U.S. 'downs Iran-made drone' over Syria
U.S. 'downs Iran-made drone' over Syria

An F-15E Strike Eagle on Tuesday shot down an armed drone belonging to the Syrian regime that was advancing on coalition forces in the southern part of the country, U.S. "As a precautionary measure, Australian Defence Force (ADF) strike operations into Syria have temporarily ceased", Australia's Department of Defence said in a statement .

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  • Adele surprises London Fire Brigade with tea, cake
Adele surprises London Fire Brigade with tea, cake

The deadly fire that claimed the lives of 79 people in London last week was fueled by materials installed on the building to comply with the United Kingdom government's green energy rules, according to experts who spoke with the Daily Caller.

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  • Longford-Westmeath TD staying coy over possible junior ministerial promotion
Longford-Westmeath TD staying coy over possible junior ministerial promotion

Last week, the Dail Eireann, lower house of Irish parliament, voted to elect Varadkar as prime minister. Deputy Corcoran-Kennedy was reported to be "extremely disappointed" at the news. "That has been done already in the Dáil", a government spokesperson told the Irish Mirror . Varadkar has been reshuffling the junior ranks this afternoon, and ...

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  • Vice President Pence Hires Private Attorney for Russia Probe
Vice President Pence Hires Private Attorney for Russia Probe

Cullen will not be paid with taxpayer money, an aide said. Two Washington campaign finance lawyers said Thursday night the rules offer leeway when hiring outside legal representation. Turns out Cullen is close with another attorney turned blogging fodder, James Comey . Bob McDonnell . Williams received immunity for testifying about more than $1...

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  • Korea confirms drone discovered in June was from North Korea
Korea confirms drone discovered in June was from North Korea

The drone had turned around in Seongju after taking photographs, Moon said, and later crashed in Inje-gun in the South's Gangwon Province where it was found by South Korean military on June 9. South Korea in recent years has repeatedly accused the North of flying suspected spy drones across the tense border bisecting the peninsula. (Stand-up) "Th...

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  • Mom texts daughter 'don't wait up!' after meeting football players at orientation
Mom texts daughter 'don't wait up!' after meeting football players at orientation

Avery said while other parents were trying to sneak and take pictures with the players, her mom walked straight up to the team and asked for pictures. "My mom got more action than me", Avery commented on the tweet. Because why be ashamed ? So, how surprised was Avery to get these photos from her mom? Clearly, they obliged.

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  • U.S. shoots down pro-regime drone in Syria
U.S. shoots down pro-regime drone in Syria

An armed pro-regime Shaheed-129 UAV " displayed hostile intent and advanced on Coalition forces " at 12:30 am local time on Tuesday, the coalition said in a statement , CNN reported. But the Syrian military said its Su-22 fighter jet was flying a mission against ISIL. Subsequent U.S. airstrikes hit a convoy and a base of pro-Assad troops and l...

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  • The World Now Has a Record Number of Refugees
The World Now Has a Record Number of Refugees

The number of displaced people rose by 300,000 in 2015 to 65.6 million at the end of December. While Syria has the largest displaced population at 12 million, South Sudan has the world's fastest growing refugee crisis, with 3.3 million displaced at the end of 2016.

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  • Brussels attacker may have supported Islamic State - prosecutors
Brussels attacker may have supported Islamic State - prosecutors

Molenbeek, a relatively impoverished borough with a large Moroccan Muslim population, gained notoriety after a terror cell based there mounted suicide attacks on Paris in November 2015, killing 130 people. The federal prosecutor's office said it was clear that the city had been lucky to avoid a large number of fatalities and injuries from the attem...

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  • Speier: I absolutely believe Trump made up Comey tapes
Speier: I absolutely believe Trump made up Comey tapes

Spicer was the first one to face the music in lieu of White House's strategies that were unfocused most of the time . The California Democrat said that Trump had continued to propagate the idea of Oval Office tapes in order to create drama and anticipation, but would ultimately announce that no such recordings exist.

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  • New Zealand, Australia's new best friend?
New Zealand, Australia's new best friend?

According to the poll, the majority of those viewing Trump as a negative factor were younger adults, with 70 percent of those younger than 45, and 68 percent of women having a negative opinion of the United States president. While Trump and Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull have since insisted relations are solid, leaked footage of a speech del...

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  • Man 'wearing explosive belt' shot in Brussels
Man 'wearing explosive belt' shot in Brussels

Molenbeek, where O.Z. has been living, is known to be a hotbed for Islamist radicalism, with masterminds of large attacks across Europe having grown up or lived there. In Tuesday's incident, the man failed to cause any casualties. Prosecutor's spokeswoman Ine Van Wymersch confirmed the man's death and said no other explosives were found on his bo...

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  • Terror attack at Brussels station
Terror attack at Brussels station

Authorities could only confirm his death once a bomb squad had finished its work, Van Wymersch added. The man charged soldiers at Brussels Central Station after his suitcase, containing nails and gas canisters, failed to fully explode, Van der Sypt said.

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  • JD (U) to support Ram Nath Kovind for President
JD (U) to support Ram Nath Kovind for President

With possible support of JD-U, the vote share of NDA in the electoral college go up to nearly 63 per cent. "We will never support the BJP candidate", said George. Yechury said, "Kovind ji was the chief of RSS's Dalit branch". Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad declined to go into the merits and demerits of Kovind and did not say whether or not th...

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