• Gulf states to mark end of Ramadan from Sunday
Gulf states to mark end of Ramadan from Sunday

Ramadan is sacred to Muslims because tradition says the Koran was revealed to their prophet Mohammed during that month. The iftar dinner at the White House is usually attended by prominent members of the Muslim community, diplomats and Congress members.

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  • Wisconsin AG 'thrilled' high court to hear case
Wisconsin AG 'thrilled' high court to hear case

A Supreme Court ruling faulting the Wisconsin redistricting plan could have far-reaching consequences for the redrawing of electoral districts due after the 2020 USA census. "Drawing new district lines in states with the most redistricting activity presented the opportunity to solidify conservative policymaking at the state level and maintain...

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  • Read President Buhari's Eid-el-Fitr Message to Nigerians
Read President Buhari's Eid-el-Fitr Message to Nigerians

UAE announces tomorrow 25 June 2017 as the first day of Eid ul-Fitr", the tweet said. The sultan also urged Nigerians to continue to live in peace irrespective of religious, ethnic and cultural differences. These countries started Ramadan on May 28 and so Sunday will be the 29th of Ramadan for them. "On behalf of the American people", President...

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  • You won't find the 'WTF' logo during Taekwondo matches anymore
You won't find the 'WTF' logo during Taekwondo matches anymore

The South and nuclear-armed North Korea are separated by one of the world's most heavily armed borders and remain technically at war after the 1950-53 Korean War ended with an armistice rather than a peace treaty. Over 70 percent of South Koreans support reestablishing dialogue channels with North Korea according to a recent survey by the National ...

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  • Qatar says Saudi-led demands not 'reasonable'
Qatar says Saudi-led demands not 'reasonable'

They are also demanding that Qatar hand over all individuals who are wanted by those four countries for terrorism; stop funding any extremist entities that are designated as terrorist groups by the US; and provide detailed information about opposition figures that Qatar has funded, ostensibly in Saudi Arabia and the other nations.

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  • Presidential poll: BJP to file Ram Nath Kovind's nomination on June 23
Presidential poll: BJP to file Ram Nath Kovind's nomination on June 23

Dhinakaran's announcement virtually seals AIADMK's entire support to the NDA candidate, and comes in the wake of Chief Minister K Palaniswami, heading the Amma faction, and rebel leader O Panneerselvam having already extended their support to the former Bihar governor.

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  • Georgia House race wasn't that special
Georgia House race wasn't that special

The New York Times' Maggie Haberman shared a sampling of some of the tweets that were sent out to supporters. She indicated Thursday that those members who play within the system are the ones she expects to one day lead the party, not the representatives complaining about her leadership.

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  • Hundreds evacuated in London after fire officials discover issues with high-rises
Hundreds evacuated in London after fire officials discover issues with high-rises

And in a video posted on Camden Council's Twitter feed, Bob O'Toole, the chair of the Chalcots Estate tenants and residents' association, said: "Nobody's going to be forced to leave and nobody's going to be dragged out kicking and screaming".

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  • Srikanth to take on Chen Long in Australian Open final
Srikanth to take on Chen Long in Australian Open final

Soon after Srikanth was able to turn the game as he won by a big margin of 21-16. The Indian shuttler, who is having a rollicking time, became the fifth player in the world to contest three successive Super Series finals. Srikanth's track record against Long hasn't been that impressive. The world No.11 opened up a healthy 4-1 lead with the fourth...

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  • North Korea accuses United States of 'smear campaign' over Warmbier death
North Korea accuses United States of 'smear campaign' over Warmbier death

U.S. President Donald Trump blamed "the brutality of the North Korean regime" for Warmbier's death and South Korean President Moon Jae-in, who had advocated dialogue with the North, said Pyongyang had a "heavy responsibility" in the events leading up to the American's death.

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  • Arrested For Cheering For Pak In Champions Trophy Final, Charged With Sedition
Arrested For Cheering For Pak In Champions Trophy Final, Charged With Sedition

Legal analysts said the 15 men could languish in jail for years in India's slow judicial system. Police in the southern state of Kerala also arrested 23 cricket fans for supporting Pakistan, and were booked for various criminal activities, including rioting and unlawful assembly, the New Indian Express newspaper reported .

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  • Casey: GOP health bill would mean 'destructive' cuts
Casey: GOP health bill would mean 'destructive' cuts

Brian Sandoval in Las Vegas. "I can not support a piece of legislation that takes insurance away from tens of millions of Americans and hundreds of thousands of Nevadans", said Heller. For the next two years, the Senate would also provide money that insurers use to help lower out-of-pocket costs for millions of lower income people.

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  • Scalise out of intensive care
Scalise out of intensive care

He was listed in critical condition after the shooting, but a George Washington University Hospital spokeswoman said Mika was in good condition Friday. Investigators cannot determine if Hodgkinson , 66, specifically targeted U.S. House members but uncovered a great deal of anti-Republican views from his social media pages.

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  • North Korea does it again, conducts another rocket engine test
North Korea does it again, conducts another rocket engine test

US President Trump said earlier this year that he would be open to talking with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un one-on-one under the right circumstances, but White House spokesman Sean Spicer poured cold water on that prospect on Tuesday in light of Mr Warmbier's death.

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  • Over Rs.2 lakh fine for UP village man for divorcing wife
Over Rs.2 lakh fine for UP village man for divorcing wife

Raees Ahmed of Moosapur village had married Rehana Begum (34) two years ago. The Supreme Court on May 18 concluded hearing in the triple talaq issue and reserved its verdict even as the All India Muslim Personal Law Board said it has chose to issue an advisory to Qazis to give an option to Muslim women to opt out of instant triple talaq before gi...

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  • Several UK tower blocks fail fire tests as more residents evacuate
Several UK tower blocks fail fire tests as more residents evacuate

Four tower blocks were evacuated following worries about the blocks' external cladding and gas pipe insulation. Residents say they were given little notice and were forced to seek emergency shelter. Some said they learned about the evacuation on TV before officials came knocking on doors . "I've sat in a chair over here since 9 o'clock l...

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  • Trump seizes on Republican victory in Georgia
Trump seizes on Republican victory in Georgia

Democrat Jon Ossoff never found an answer for the attacks - and Republican Karen Handel won Tuesday night by 4 percentage points. House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi faced her most serious challenge to her leadership post previous year from Rep.

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  • China, US agree to denuclearise Korean peninsula
China, US agree to denuclearise Korean peninsula

His death heightened the conflict between the North and the United States already aggravated by North Korea's defiant missile launches and two nuclear tests since early previous year as part of its effort to build a nuclear-tipped intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) capable of hitting the US mainland.

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  • Four MPs join contest to become SNP's new leader at Westminster
Four MPs join contest to become SNP's new leader at Westminster

She said people are "becoming increasingly anxious about the confusion surrounding the UK's position", with Theresa May yet to appoint a negotiating team with a "stable mandate". But it was announced in 2015 that Mr Blackford would be the SNP's candidate in Ross, Skye and Lochaber in that year's general election, which saw him defeat former Lib...

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  • More Than 140 May Be Buried After Landslide In Southwest China
More Than 140 May Be Buried After Landslide In Southwest China

In 2008, 87,000 people were killed when an quake struck Wenchuan county in Sichuan province. The provincial government said more than 120 people were buried. Xu also cleared up worries that some tourists might be among the buried as the village is in a tourist site. The landslide was apparently triggered by a mild quake in the area, an expert t...

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