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Prime Minister Narendra Modi Travels to Sweden for first India-Nordic Summit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Travels to Sweden for first India-Nordic Summit

Innovation was front and centre in the bilateral summit today, with a separate discussion focused entirely on this area, and the outcome being a joint declaration on a Sweden-India Innovation Partners...

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No, yes, no: US President rejects Trans-Pacific Partnership deal second time

No, yes, no: US President rejects Trans-Pacific Partnership deal second time

As for South Korea: While the nation isn't in the TPP, it may look to become a member should the United States decide to recommit, Bloomberg Law reported on Tuesday, citing a trade ministry official...

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Macron suggests digital tax to boost EU budget

Macron suggests digital tax to boost EU budget

The speech was heartily welcomed by Jean-Claude Juncker, the European commission president, but received a lukewarm response from others, including Manfred Weber, the German MEP who leads the European...

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Minister mocked for claiming ancient Indians invented internet

Minister mocked for claiming ancient Indians invented internet

Deb had recently claimed, while speaking at a Regional Workshop on Computerisation and Reforms at Pragna Bhawan in Agartala , that the country had internet and satellites during ancient times. Th...

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European Union pushes Macedonia to implement reforms needed to join bloc

European Union pushes Macedonia to implement reforms needed to join bloc

The European Commission is again recommending opening accession talks with Macedonia , and the country's progress report is among the more positive parts of this package from Brussels, which, as the ...

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LeBron James sued over barbershop-themed show's production

LeBron James sued over barbershop-themed show's production

When Adventure Enterprises confronted James' representatives about the matter, the company received an apology and was told it was a "one-time" issue that wouldn't happen again . TMZ Sports sa...

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Air strikes reported in Syria

Air strikes reported in Syria

In that incident, the IDF shot down the drone when it entered Israeli airspace and dispatched a battery of planes to attack the Tadmor air base in Syria, where the drone was dispatched from, and sever...

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GOP leaders say House, Senate won't take up Robert Mueller protection bill

GOP leaders say House, Senate won't take up Robert Mueller protection bill

He said he would be surprised if Trump did dismiss Mueller, stressing, "I don't think he should, and I don't think he will". We'll see what happens. Thom Tillis , R-N.C., Lindsey Graham , R-S.C., C...

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Bryce Harper Breaks Bat, Hits 406-Foot Home Run Anyway

Bryce Harper Breaks Bat, Hits 406-Foot Home Run Anyway

On Monday, the barrel of Harper's bat went to the screen near the Mets' bat boy. As he trotted up the first base line, the Nationals slugger was still holding the shard that remained from when mos...

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French president: European Union must first reform, Balkans can wait

French president: European Union must first reform, Balkans can wait

Syria and its main allies Russian Federation and Iran denied any involvement in the Douma attack. French president Emmanuel Macron has clarified comments that he "convinced" his United States cou...

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Erdogan and macron discussed the need for a political settlement in Syria

Erdogan and macron discussed the need for a political settlement in Syria

If one person dies from chemical weapons, 10 people die from conventional weapons". They were also joined by the United Kingdom and France. The U.S., UK, and France jointly launched strikes Friday n...

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Israel hints it could hit Iran's 'air force' in Syria

Israel hints it could hit Iran's 'air force' in Syria

Friedman reported his Sunday column from the Golan Heights on the Israeli border with Syria. The source also commented on the downing of an Iranian drone in February. But Friedman notes that Israel ...

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South Carolina Prison Fights Leave 7 Dead and 17 Injured

South Carolina Prison Fights Leave 7 Dead and 17 Injured

Taillon said no officers were wounded after multiple inmate fights broke out at 7:15 p.m. Sunday. Inmates armed with homemade knives in a maximum-security prison fought each other for about four hou...

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The Greens leader's plan for cannabis decriminalisation in Australia

The Greens leader's plan for cannabis decriminalisation in Australia

The Green Party is also calling for people to have access to cannabis-based medicines, to be used under a supervised system, similar to what operates in Germany, and for individuals to be allowed gr...

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Starbucks To Close Stores For Afternoon Of Racial Bias Training

Starbucks To Close Stores For Afternoon Of Racial Bias Training

Starbucks CEO Kevin Johnson apologized on April 16, and said the two men have agreed to meet with him. Johnson was in Philadelphia this morning, a day after protesters rallied Sunday at the do...

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Lightning hope to show better discipline in game 4 vs. Devils

Lightning hope to show better discipline in game 4 vs. Devils

That experience showed in the first two games as the Lightning handled momentum swings in a smoother fashion that far-less experienced Devils. Alex Killorn and Steven Stamkos each registered a power...

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China Confused About Trump Currency Manipulation Charges

China Confused About Trump Currency Manipulation Charges

Trump said during his presidential campaign he would label China a currency manipulator, and Mnuchin said in a CNBC interview Trump was warning Beijing not to devalue its currency as it's done in th...

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Facebook paid $7.3 million to protect Mark Zuckerberg last year

Facebook paid $7.3 million to protect Mark Zuckerberg last year

The blog post, written by product management director David Baser, is mainly about third-party websites and apps that send data about their users to Facebook , regardless of whether those users hav...

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Syrian air defence shoots down missiles over Homs: State media

Syrian air defence shoots down missiles over Homs: State media

A false alarm led to Syrian air defense missiles being fired overnight and no new attack on Syria took place, Syrian state media and a military commander said on Tuesday . The false alarm came as Syri...

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Koreas have my 'blessing' to end war

Koreas have my 'blessing' to end war

Mr. Trump has been hounded by controversies linked to an investigation into Russian meddling into the 2016 election, and Mr. Abe is struggling with declining popularity because of scandals over suspec...

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Wait-and-see on China's trade policy

Wait-and-see on China's trade policy

The Yangtze River Delta region, which comprises Jiangsu, Zhejiang and Anhui provinces, as well as the city of Shanghai, saw PM2.5 levels fall 4% in March, but average levels rose 1.8% in the first qua...

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Jenna Bush Hager tearfully gives update on grandmother Barbara Bush's health

Jenna Bush Hager tearfully gives update on grandmother Barbara Bush's health

Bush said in a statement. After George H.W. Bush's departure from the presidency, the couple resided in Houston , becoming supporters of her children's pursuits. "It's a personal decision that s...

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Supreme Court strikes down deportation provision, with Gorsuch Assistance

Supreme Court strikes down deportation provision, with Gorsuch Assistance

A federal appeals court in San Francisco previously struck down the provision as too vague, and on Monday the Supreme Court agreed. Only eight justices heard the case last term after Scalia's deat...

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Fox's Hannity shares lawyer with Trump

Fox's Hannity shares lawyer with Trump

Lawyers for Michael Cohen argued in court on Monday that they could not identify Hannity because he asked that his name not be disclosed in connection with an Federal Bureau of Investigation seizu...

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N.Korea, China 'discussing Xi visit to Pyongyang'

N.Korea, China 'discussing Xi visit to Pyongyang'

Senior South Korean officials may visit Pyongyang ahead of next week's summit between President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, a senior South Korean official said on Tuesday, Reuter...

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