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FEMA, first responders can't be in Puerto Rico 'forever'

He blamed Puerto Rico for its looming financial crisis and "a total lack of accountability". However Rep. Scott Perry, R-Pennsylvania, who is a member of the House foreign affairs committee, told C...

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Himachal Pradesh follows suit, lowers Value-Added Tax on petrol, diesel

Himachal Pradesh follows suit, lowers Value-Added Tax on petrol, diesel

The actions of the three state governments will put pressure on other states to cut Value-Added Tax on petrol and diesel; it also signalled the possibility of coordinated responses even on products ...

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USA flew bombers over Korean peninsula late Tuesday: South Korea military

USA flew bombers over Korean peninsula late Tuesday: South Korea military

The South Korean companies that operated in Kaesong also benefited by employing low wage North Korean workers to produce labor-intensive goods, such as clothes and utensils. The South Korean military ...

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Multiple shootings reportedly strike town in Sweden

Multiple shootings reportedly strike town in Sweden

Trelleborg is the southermost town in Sweden . "Forensics and search dogs are ordered to the site". Multiple shootings at different locations broken out in the center of a town on the southern co...

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Raptors to boycott Trump hotels on team road trips

Raptors to boycott Trump hotels on team road trips

According to the report, 17 teams stated they had stayed at a Trump hotel within the past seven years, and at least 16 found other lodging after Trump's White House bid began in 2015. A person with kn...

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Decision on New Zealand leader delayed by at least 2 days

Decision on New Zealand leader delayed by at least 2 days

New Zealand's major political parties headed into their fifth and final day of talks about forming a new coalition government on Thursday, nearly three weeks after an inconclusive general election. To...

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South China Sea | Beijing protests US Navy sailing near disputed islands

South China Sea | Beijing protests US Navy sailing near disputed islands

The latest USA sail-past was not as provocative as previous ones carried out since Trump took office in January. "It is a critical stage for the development of the relationship between Chinese and A...

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US offers millions for two top Hezbollah operatives

US offers millions for two top Hezbollah operatives

Hezbollah is believed to have an arsenal of between 100,000 and 150,000 short-, medium- and long-range missiles and a fighting force of some 50,000 soldiers, including reservists. Israel worries Hezb...

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Trump nominates his deputy chief of staff to lead DHS

If confirmed by the Senate, Nielsen would fill the post once held by John Kelly . "She will be ready on day one", Trump said during a formal ceremony in the White House's East Room. However, this w...

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Rep. Al Green reads articles of impeachment against Trump on House floor

Rep. Al Green reads articles of impeachment against Trump on House floor

A senior House Democratic member told the Tribune that there is a concerted effort on the part of the party's House leadership as well as some members of the Congressional Black Caucus to shut down Gr...

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Kenya's Raila Odinga quits election re-run

Kenya's Raila Odinga quits election re-run

Mr Odinga's departure last night caught many by surprise as it had been expected that he would travel Thursday night. Mr Odinga said his withdrawal would give the electoral commission enough time to...

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McConnell promises to speed pace on judicial nominees

McConnell promises to speed pace on judicial nominees

McConnell also made clear that he meant to keep making floor time that he would prioritize confirming new federal judges over some other mid-level Trump nominees, given the long-term significance of g...

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Sterling dives as Barnier reveals 'disturbing deadlock' in Brexit negotiations

Sterling dives as Barnier reveals 'disturbing deadlock' in Brexit negotiations

Speaking to the BBC , he added: "The EU has a big interest in finding some deal and getting the United Kingdom to pay especially for 2019-20 where the money is certainly needed". Mr Davis said: "I ho...

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Donald Trump refuses to commit to trade pact — NAFTA

Donald Trump refuses to commit to trade pact — NAFTA

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he was open to bilateral trade pacts with either Canada or Mexico if a three-way deal can not be reached to substantially revise the North American Fr...

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Statement from President Donald J. Trump on International Day of the Girl

Statement from President Donald J. Trump on International Day of the Girl

On this special day, let us join in celebrating the International Day of the Girl-a holiday dedicated to highlighting women's rights and empowering young girls everywhere to reach their potential. In ...

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Assam government orders probe into Australia cricket team bus attack

Assam government orders probe into Australia cricket team bus attack

In the ongoing T20 series between India and Australia, Aussies won the match by 8 wickets, thereby bringing the series to a tie. The on-going T20 global series between India and Australia hit a roa...

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Cryptocurrency supply reined in by Putin in Russian Federation

Cryptocurrency supply reined in by Putin in Russian Federation

The alabai is a home-bred Turkmen variety of the Central Asian shepherd dog. Mr Putin, who recently turned 65 and is known for his love of dogs, beamed as he was handed the puppy by President Berdim...

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Himachal Pradesh assembly polls on 9th November: EC

Himachal Pradesh assembly polls on 9th November: EC

In the 2012 assembly elections , BJP won 115 out of 182 seats with a vote share of 47.85% in Gujarat, while the Congress won 61 seats with 38.93% share. "Requisition for central forces have come ...

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Nigel Farage blasts UK Government for downgrading Donald Trump state visit

Nigel Farage blasts UK Government for downgrading Donald Trump state visit

Under the downgraded plan, the president would visit the U.K.as part of a tour of several countries in Europe and also possibly open the new US embassy in London. Watch: King Felipe of Spain is welcom...

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Junta chief: Thailand to hold elections in November 2018

Junta chief: Thailand to hold elections in November 2018

Thailand 's junta says it will hold a general election in November 2018 after repeatedly delaying the decision, citing concerns such as changes to the constitution and security issues, since taking po...

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Aarushi murder case: Grandfather reacts to verdict, says grateful to HC

Aarushi murder case: Grandfather reacts to verdict, says grateful to HC

A high court bench, comprising Justice B.K. Narayana and Justice A.K. Mishra, had reserved its verdict, in September, in the appeal filed by Aarushi's parents, who were sentenced to life in jail. "W...

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Sen. Ron Johnson praises President's pick for Homeland Security Secretary

Sen. Ron Johnson praises President's pick for Homeland Security Secretary

Kelly also noted that "Congress has been frustrating" to the President. Before being named DHS chief of staff in January, Nielsen was the president of Sunesis Consulting, a risk and security managem...

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Hundreds Forced to Evacuate, Homes Consumed by Orange County, California, Fire

Hundreds Forced to Evacuate, Homes Consumed by Orange County, California, Fire

One firefighter sustained a minor smoke-inhalation injury, authorities said. Residents south of Walnut Creek Reservoir should be ready to leave if the fire spreads, according to officials. The 91 Fr...

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' We're on the Right Path': Trump Responds to Senator Corker's WWIII Accusations

Tax plan puts swing-state Republicans in tough spot MORE (R-Tenn.) on Tuesday, saying the GOP lawmaker was partially responsible for the Obama administration's nuclear deal with Iran and refusing to...

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North Korea Says Trump Has 'Lit Fuse Of War'

North Korea Says Trump Has 'Lit Fuse Of War'

He added that North Korea would not rule out "the use of the most extreme measures in response". China hopes all sides do nothing to irritate each other or worsen the problem and speak and act cau...

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