• Trump Explains Why He Appointed 'Rich' People To His Cabinet
Trump Explains Why He Appointed 'Rich' People To His Cabinet

Cellular Center in Cedar Rapids. "Does that make sense?" he added . Trump's Cabinet includes numerous wealthy individuals and he defended his choice of two of them, top economic adviser Gary Cohn and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross . But the wealth of Trump's cabinet picks has led to accusations that some may still have business holdings that le...

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  • South Korean president Moon Jae-in calls for North Korean Olympic participation
South Korean president Moon Jae-in calls for North Korean Olympic participation

Commandoes march across the Kim Il Sung Square during a military parade on Saturday, April 15, 2017, in Pyongyang , North Korea to celebrate the 105th birth anniversary of Kim Il Sung, the country's late founder and grandfather of current ruler Kim Jong Un.

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  • US Supreme Court set to rule on religious rights
US Supreme Court set to rule on religious rights

Thomas said the government's interest in preserving national security outweighs any hardship to people denied entry into the country. "Section 2 (c) may not be enforced against foreign nationals who have a credible claim of a bona fide relationship with a person or entity in the United States ", the court stated regarding the 90-day ban on ...

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  • 10 important highlights from PM Narendra Modi's speech in the US
10 important highlights from PM Narendra Modi's speech in the US

Analysts say today's meeting would give Mr Modi the chance to size up a USA leader whose focus has so far been on ties with India's regional rival China . Modi is now on a visit to the US. The Prime Minister addressed a joint sitting of the US Congress to much acclaim. Rick Rossow, an India expert at the Center for Strategic and Internati...

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  • Why did Queen Elizabeth II omit Trump's United Kingdom visit in Speech?
Why did Queen Elizabeth II omit Trump's United Kingdom visit in Speech?

Trump's planned state visit to the United Kingdom - announced by British Prime Minister Theresa May earlier this year - was not mentioned by Queen Elizabeth II in her speech at the opening of Parliament on Wednesday, prompting further speculation over whether the trip will happen at all.

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  • Supreme Court backs part of Trump travel ban
Supreme Court backs part of Trump travel ban

The nine justices are due to rule in six cases, not including their decision expected in the coming days on the travel ban . Justice Neil Gorsuch , Trump's first supreme court pick , could play a pivotal role in both the travel ban and church playground cases.

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  • PM Modi, President Trump to meet at White House 1.20 am IST
PM Modi, President Trump to meet at White House 1.20 am IST

Indian officials present at the meeting said the CEOs expressed their interest to be partners in skill development and education initiatives in India. We believe in the idea of Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam (the world is one family). "This is our character", he added. Trump's " Buy American, Hire American " executive order has prompted a comprehensive ...

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  • UK, France to tackle online extremism
UK, France to tackle online extremism

There was huge applause rippling around the stadium after the song ended. On that occasion, the London crowd joined in with the singing of the French anthem, "La Marseillaise", which was also played before English Premier League games the following weekend.

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  • US student jailed by N.Korea laid to rest in Ohio
US student jailed by N.Korea laid to rest in Ohio

About 2,000 people packed into a school for Otto Warmbier's funeral Thursday in Wyoming, near Cincinnati. He was in a coma and died Monday. Wyoming officials say the service for Otto Warmbier in the Wyoming High School auditorium will be open to the public Thursday, but not to news media.

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  • Emmanuel Macron's party looks set for big parliamentary win
Emmanuel Macron's party looks set for big parliamentary win

Nevertheless, voter turnout has hit a historic low with abstention in the first round reaching 51.6 percent, according to French Interior Ministry data. French President Emmanuel Macron's party, the "Republic on the Move", is close to winning another nationwide election, only a month after Mr. Macron was elected president.

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  • UDel professor says N. Korea detainee got what he 'deserved'
UDel professor says N. Korea detainee got what he 'deserved'

Pyongyang rebutted allegations by US that Otto had died because of torture and beating during his captivity as "groundless". A United States student released by North Korea to the USA in a coma was a victim of the " strategic patience " policy of former President Barack Obama , who never requested his release, says Pyongyang.

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  • Supreme Court to hear major political redistricting case
Supreme Court to hear major political redistricting case

Democrats hope a favorable decision will help them cut into Republican electoral majorities. The justices will take up Wisconsin's appeal of a lower court ruling that said state Republican lawmakers had violated the constitution when they created legislative districts with the aim of hobbling Democrats.

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  • Aus flies out of Syria amid US-Russia tensions
Aus flies out of Syria amid US-Russia tensions

The U.S. -led military coalition said in a statement that the shoot down occurred where another pro-regime drone dropped munitions on June 8 before it was also shot down . On Monday, Russia said it was suspending a military hotline to the USA created to avoid collisions in the skies above Syria. Russian Federation warned on Monday that it wo...

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  • President Trump Accuses Clinton of Colluding With Democrats to Defeat Sanders
President Trump Accuses Clinton of Colluding With Democrats to Defeat Sanders

A number of congressional panels, including the Federal Bureau of Investigation and special counsel Robert Mueller, are investigating Russian involvement in the election and any links to the Trump campaign. "Focus on them , not T!" "But nobody wants to talk about that", Trump told "Fox and Friends Weekend". "It's an unbelievable thing", Trump...

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  • Brexit: EU leaders says United Kingdom offer could
Brexit: EU leaders says United Kingdom offer could "worsen situation"

In particular, the EU 27 want their citizens to be able to enforce their rights in Britain through the European Court of Justice , something May has ruled out. Even though the Prime Minister emphasised she did not want to break up families or deport anyone now living in Britain, EU leaders withheld judgment on the proposal, choosing to wait for th...

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  • Korean President Pledges Unification Through Sport
Korean President Pledges Unification Through Sport

The team participated in the World Taekwondo Championships for the second straight edition. Chang was visiting South Korea in the company of the North Korean taekwondo exhibition team. But the centre-left Moon is known to favour engagement with the North to bring it to the negotiating table in a break from his conservative predecessors who to...

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  • Turkey Rejects Saudi, Allies Demand to Shut Down Qatar Base
Turkey Rejects Saudi, Allies Demand to Shut Down Qatar Base

The Arab countries warned Qatar that it had ten days to meet the conditions or else they would be considered void. Anwar Gargash , the UAE's state minister for foreign affairs, issued the warning more than two weeks into the oil-rich region's worst crisis in years.

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  • Over 50 killed in three attacks across Pakistan
Over 50 killed in three attacks across Pakistan

Almost 100 others were injured in the attacks which began Friday in the southwestern city of Quetta when a auto bombing killed at least 13 people and wounded 20 others. There were no immediate claims of responsibility for the Parachinar blasts . It had not commented on the Parachinar attack by Saturday afternoon. Pakistan Army Chief General Qama...

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  • G-7 nations vow to continue efforts to contain devastating climate change
G-7 nations vow to continue efforts to contain devastating climate change

Kerry, an architect of the Paris climate agreement , said during a visit to Oslo that many USA companies, states and cities were pushing ahead with restrictions on greenhouse gas emissions despite Trump's pro-coal policies. The G-7 comprises the seven most advanced and wealthy economies on the planet, with other members including Canada, France ,...

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  • Clashes hit Indian Kashmir on Eid festival
Clashes hit Indian Kashmir on Eid festival

The Eidgah was one of the areas where the government had put restrictions on Eid prayers. As the police personnel have become soft targets for mobs in Kashmir valley region of Jammu Kashmir state. Meanwhile, while wishing the people of J&K on the occasion of Eid, Union Home minister said that soon normalcy would return to the Kashmir valley and t...

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