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EU reaffirms unequivocal support for European aspirations of Western Balkans

The EU's summit with the Western Balkan nations has seen a clutch of bilateral deals signed between both the EU and between neighbour states, an...

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Govt appoints Mukul Rohatgi to Lokpal panel

Attorney General KK Venugopal said the decision was taken on May 11. Rohatgi served as India's 14th Attorney General from June 2014 to June ...

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Tensions rise in Iraq's Kirkuk amid vote-rigging claims

Kirkuk's governor Rakan al-Jubouri called for a manual recount of votes, a call supported by Turkmen in the province as well. "Tension is moun...

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China approves Toshiba's chip unit sale to Bain, reports Japan's NHK

Chinese officials have finally approved Toshiba's sale of a majority stake in its lucrative microchip unit to an American-led group, a move that...

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Senate Confirms Gina Haspel As CIA Director

New Hampshire Senator Jeanne Shaheen said that she was satisfied with Haspel's acknowledgment that the CIA's "enhanced interrogation program" ha...

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Beastie Boys announce "panoramic" memoir

A panoramic experience that tells the story of Beastie Boys , a book as unique as the band itself-by band members AD-ROCK and Mike D , with co...

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Qatari company reportedly close to deal for Kushner's NYC building

The Qatar Investment Authority, which invests on behalf of Qatar's government, is the largest owner of the the unit, Brookfield Property Partner...

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Facebook shares fall as Zuckerberg agrees to closed, European Union meeting

However Zuckerburg will be questioned by the chair of the United Kingdom parliament's justice and home affairs committee, Claude Moraes, as he i...

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Stormy row: Trump admits reimbursing lawyer who paid off porn star

Cohen has admitted to having paid $130,000 to the adult film actress, Stephanie Clifford ― also known as Stormy Daniels ― after she went pub...

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Flood Watch In Effect For Parts Of Md. Thurs. Afternoon

A Flood Watch is in effect for the Baltimore/Washington/Annapolis metro area from 2 p.m. Thursday afternoon through Friday evening. Many of ou...

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CDC: US birth rate hit 30-year low in 2017

The birth rate fell for almost every group of women of reproductive age in the U.S.in 2017, reflecting a sharp drop that saw the fewest newborns...

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Dead, 45 Hurt After NJ School Bus Collides with Dump Truck

Greenbaum said he received an emergency response notification that people were possibly ejected in the crash, though he couldn't say from which ...

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Hawaii volcano erupts from summit, shooting plume of ash

The largest was a magnitude-4.4 temblor at 8:30 a.m.at depth of 0.3 miles. Park emergency managers urge motorists to slow down and use caution...

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Barcelona topples Mamelodi Sundowns in friendly

The game was to celebrate the posthumous100th birthday of African icon Nelson Mandela . SA league champions Sundowns host their Spanish count...

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2 tornadoes exceeding 100 miles per hour strike NY

The powerful storms that swept through New York's lower Hudson Valley spawned at least two tornadoes. Men stand near buildings damaged by a ...

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Israel targets Hamas positions

Gaza medics said two Palestinians were shot dead during Tuesday's demonstrations along the 51 km (32 mile) border. The violence earlier this ...

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Bus in crash from school with planned class trip

Bad school bus accident Route 80 Mt.Olive. The crash took place at around 9:30 a.m. on I-80 westbound near Exit 25 and Route 206. "It's a horr...

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Congress To Demand The "Karnataka Model" In Goa, Manipur, Meghalaya

In a tweet the former Bihar deputy CM said, "I will meet honourable governor of Bihar along with the MLAs as we are the single-largest party in ...

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EU Commission takes Member States to court over air quality breaches

According to EU Environment Commissioner Karmenu Vella , they "will give Ministers the opportunity and the final chance to find solutions". ...

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BJP All Set To Wrest Karnataka From Congress

One, he wants to go down in history as the BJP leader who spread the party in South India. When asked about the potential defection, HD Revann...

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Alabama's Republican Governor Calls Claims She's a Closeted Lesbian 'Disgusting'

Patricia Todd, who was the first openly gay lawmaker elected to Alabama's legislature, took to social media to vent about Ivey's perceived hypo...

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Woman, 75, killed by pit bulls in Gulfport

In 2017, her two dogs broke into a neighbor's yard and attacked a golden retriever. Reports say two pit bulls attacked her and she died because ...

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Anti-EU 'barbarian' Salvini announces Italian govt deal close

Di Maio has said that he and Salvini are "ready to remain outside" the leadership if necessary, adding that Italy's next prime minister would ...

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Karnataka effect: 'Single-largest' parties Congress, RJD want Goa, Bihar

The Congress will give Sinha a letter containing signatures of 16 party MLAs, reported news agency PTI. In another tweet, Yadav said, "I wil...

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German leader argues for preserving Iran deal

The nuclear agreement of 2015 is an important element of peace and security in the region, and we chose to support it, whatever the U.S. decisio...

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Sausage dogs maul mum of two to death

The other six were transported to Westwood Veterinary Hospital, where they were euthanized at the owner's request. Tracy Garcia , 52, was rep...

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Syrian Authorities Restore Security in Homs, Hama

The government troops and allied fighters continue to battle the remaining Islamic State fighters in a pocket south of Damascus. The militants...

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UN Predicts Falling Population, Rising Urbanization in Russia Through 2050

The report, released on Wednesday and entitled "The 2018 Revision of World Urbanization Prospects ", points out that the world will continue ...

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Government to consider banning flammable cladding in wake of Grenfell fire

It was also backed by a synthetic insulation which was classed as combustible. Ministers are to take the first steps towards banning combustib...

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Five Killed, One Hospitalized After Shooting Inside Texas Home

He said the case is being investigated as a murder-suicide and that the shooter is among the dead. Numerous law enforcement officers and vehic...

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