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Lebanese patriarch makes historic Saudi visit amid Hariri crisis

Lebanese patriarch makes historic Saudi visit amid Hariri crisis

Their meeting followed the November 4 resignation of Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri, announced from Saudi Arabia. Under Lebanon's power-sharing system, its president is a Maronite Catholic, the...

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Donald Trump Jr.'s leaked private messages to WikiLeaks, explained

Donald Trump Jr.'s leaked private messages to WikiLeaks, explained

Political Twitter is going into overdrive again in response to the news that Donald Trump Jr. "Hey Don. We have an unusual idea", WikiLeaks wrote on October 21, 2016. reveals. Writer Julia Iof...

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Surrender firearms during national two week campaign

Surrender firearms during national two week campaign

Although people will not be face police action for illegally possessing a firearm , any weapons found to have been used in a crime will spark an investigation, Mr Kennett said. "Whatever the circumst...

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RT Says It Has Registered as Foreign Agent

RT Says It Has Registered as Foreign Agent

Dana Boente, the acting assistant attorney general for national security, said in a statement that Washington-based T&R Productions, LLC, "registered today with the Department of Justice under the Fo...

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Donald Trump asks Chinese president to help in UCLA case

Donald Trump asks Chinese president to help in UCLA case

Once Mr. Trump addressed the issue with Xi, he promised to look into the case and ensure the fair treatment of the players, an anonymous USA official told The Washington Post . According to a report ...

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Brexit deal on withdrawal issues 'must be approved by MPs and peers'

Brexit deal on withdrawal issues 'must be approved by MPs and peers'

The Tory MP said the new legislation will provide "certainty and clarity" as Britain leaves the EU, ITV News Political Editor Robert Peston tweeted that the 68-year-old's announcement was a "potential...

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Donald Trump Asks China for Help with UCLA, LiAngelo Ball Situation

Donald Trump Asks China for Help with UCLA, LiAngelo Ball Situation

Trump, who left Beijing on Friday for Vietnam and now the Philippines, personally requested that Xi ensure the case is resolved quickly and the three freshman players are treated fairly, Principal Dep...

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BharatNet project - Empowering Gram Panchayats of India

BharatNet project - Empowering Gram Panchayats of India

Telecom minister Manoj Sinha , along with law and IT minister Ravi Shankar Prasad and human resource development minister Prakash Javadekar will be launching the project. According to government estim...

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Senate tax reform bill maintains state, local tax elimination

Senate tax reform bill maintains state, local tax elimination

The House bill would repeal it only for state and local income and sales taxes, but preserve it for property tax up to $10,000 a year. The new tax plan, which lowers the corporate tax rate, eliminat...

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Morocco book World Cup place for first time in two decades

Morocco book World Cup place for first time in two decades

Morocco stunned Ivory Coast 2-0 to qualify for the 2018 World Cup , while Tunisia also booked their ticket to Russian Federation on Saturday. Nabil Dirar scored the opener in the 25th minute with...

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Missing Irish woman, Eimear Noonan, found dead in French park

Missing Irish woman, Eimear Noonan, found dead in French park

However, and tragically, the body of the UCC graduate and Feakle native was found after Eimear sustained a fall while out running in the French countryside. Local authorities say that Ms. Noonan appea...

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Post FIFA World Cup appearance, PM Modi meets India's U-17 team

Post FIFA World Cup appearance, PM Modi meets India's U-17 team

The Philippines will also issue nine declarations of the Chair of the Summits. "We have exceptionally good political and people-to- people relations with each and every country in the ASEAN region"....

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Militants cross from Afghanistan, kill two Pakistani soldiers - army

Militants cross from Afghanistan, kill two Pakistani soldiers - army

Pakistan Army captain and a soldier were martyred in firing from across the Pak-Afghan border, according to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR). The killed soldiers were identified as Captain Ju...

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Islamic Jihad Leader Arrested in the Shomron

Islamic Jihad Leader Arrested in the Shomron

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday warned Gaza militants against attacks as the Islamic Jihad group vowed revenge for the demolition of one of its attack tunnels that crossed into Israel. Tow...

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Three US aircraft carriers to join show-of-force drills with S

Three US aircraft carriers to join show-of-force drills with S

The Trump administration's plan to show a united front against North Korea in the Sea of Japan took a step back this week as South Korea rejected a US proposal to conduct a trilateral military exercis...

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South Africa's Zuma says has no plans to announce free education programme

South Africa's Zuma says has no plans to announce free education programme

Effectively this means that students will only be liable for loan repayments after they have begun working and their income meets a determined threshold. The media earlier this week reported that Zuma...

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'Selfish' Homeowner Posts Angry Note On Ambulance Windscreen

'Selfish' Homeowner Posts Angry Note On Ambulance Windscreen

In a statement issued before the patient's death, West Midlands Ambulance Service said: "Sometimes we just don't know what to say". Paramedics were tending to a man with heavy internal bleeding ...

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Shinzo Abe hails 'fresh start' to Japan-China ties after Xi meeting

Shinzo Abe hails 'fresh start' to Japan-China ties after Xi meeting

Trade and the menace of North Korea topped the agenda. "To improve China-Japan ties, the key is mutual trust", Xi told Abe on the sidelines of the 25th Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Econo...

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Chinese President urges South Korea to resume dialogue with North Korea

Chinese President urges South Korea to resume dialogue with North Korea

The soldier was shot and injured by his own military as he crossed to the South Korean side of the Joint Security Area in the village of Panmunjom. A soldier from North Korea managed to make a rare ...

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ASEAN can't give 'instant reply' to Trump's 'generous' sea dispute offer: Cayetano

ASEAN can't give 'instant reply' to Trump's 'generous' sea dispute offer: Cayetano

Some $3-trillion in goods passes through the sea each year, according to Reuters. Brunei, Malaysia, the Philippines, Taiwan and Vietnam also have conflicting claims there. "He wants it to be a world o...

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Cow vigilantes murder cattle trader in Alwar

Cow vigilantes murder cattle trader in Alwar

Later, they dumped Ummar's body on railway tracks near Ramgarh railway station 12 to 14 km away. But he refused to use the so-called term cow vigilantes , who have over the past year become synonymou...

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ISIS: Philippine President thanks Russian Federation for timely assistance

ISIS: Philippine President thanks Russian Federation for timely assistance

So what he's looking for, and what he hopes for from Trump, is someone who won't talk about his human rights record, and will give him very much what he desires - which is worldwide acceptance and rec...

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NCP meeting not to discuss Thomas Chandy's resignation tomorrow

NCP meeting not to discuss Thomas Chandy's resignation tomorrow

The CM had also given instructions to take a decision on the same after discussing with the NCP leadership. The AG, C P Sudhakara Prasad , had recently informed the Kerala government that the Ala...

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Idea Cellular posts Q2 loss of Rs. 1106.6 crore

Idea Cellular posts Q2 loss of Rs. 1106.6 crore

As industry operating tariffs tumble, voice and data volume growth partially compensated the steep rate fall. The company shares were trading down by 2.83 per cent at Rs 94.30 on the BSE . The tran...

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Strong quake hits Costa Rica, no reports of injuries, damage

While power was largely unaffected, there were reports of some areas close to the epicenter losing electricity and cellphone transmission. The USGS has recorded the epicenter almost 44 miles (71 km)...

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