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  • India Signs 7 Deals With Israel

    India Signs 7 Deals With Israel

    While Indian news outlets were cheering Modi's visit to Israel , CNN ran a story that the network in its own words described as putting "the spotlight on the absence of Palestine" during the visit. The Prime Minister appreciated the work of the care-givers. CNN-News 18 quoted "Palestinian" Foreign Minister Tayseer Jaradat, saying "Palestinians feel that India has made a decision to enhance its cooperative relationship with Israel at the expense of the Palestinians".

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  • Security concern prompts precautionary evacuations, gate closure - Western Mass News - WGGB/WSHM

    Security concern prompts precautionary evacuations, gate closure - Western Mass News - WGGB/WSHM

    The bomb squad has responded to the scene to investigate along with the Air Wing. "As of now, following the standard safety procedure, the gate has been evacuated". The Bedford Fire Department said they were not involved. Sources told WBZ-TV's Cheryl Fiandaca that the driver of the truck is still on scene. A spokesperson for the trucking company was quoted by the Daily Mail, saying, they are unsure of what is going on inside the base, adding, " it was only supposed to carry household goods and ...

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  • PA Attorney General joins lawsuit against Betsy DeVos

    PA Attorney General joins lawsuit against Betsy DeVos

    It comes as no surprise that the the administration of the Prevaricator-in-Chief - a man who for whom ripping off college students was an important business practice prior to becoming president - would be doing his worst to stop those same students from getting out from under debilitating and often predatory loan debt.

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  • California Will Hold Its Own Global Climate Summit With Or Without Trump

    California Will Hold Its Own Global Climate Summit With Or Without Trump

    The summit in San Francisco, coming ahead of the 24th United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change in Poland, will represent the first time a state has hosted an global climate change conference supporting the Paris accords. Far from undermining the Agreement, he has driven climate change to the top of the geopolitical agenda. "This agreement is less about the climate and more about other countries gaining a financial advantage over the United States", the president said at ...

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  • India forges ahead with 'Act East' policy amid territorial dispute with China

    India forges ahead with 'Act East' policy amid territorial dispute with China

    The Donglang region has remained a hot spot, under the control of China but keenly watched by New Delhi given its proximity to the narrow strip of territory that connects India's northeast with the rest of the country. While pilgrims have been turned away at Nathu La, the other pilgrimage route to Kailash Mansarovar is still operational, officials said. "I want to point out that the relevant actions by the Indian side violate the purposes and principles of the UN Charter in defiance of ...

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  • Jean-Claude Juncker spits the dummy with a rant at EU Parliament

    Jean-Claude Juncker spits the dummy with a rant at EU Parliament

    Juncker went on to thank Maltese Prime Minister Joseph Muscat for his country's role in the rotating Council of the European Union presidency and reiterated that the Parliament should have more respect for the smaller countries. But Juncker "reiterated his concern" about the low turnout, telling Tajani "the situation must improve", according to Winterstein. He was elected to the parliament four times.

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  • Trump Calls Merkel Ahead Of G20, Wants To Make Summit

    Trump Calls Merkel Ahead Of G20, Wants To Make Summit "A Success"

    Germany has deployed some 20,000 police officers to protect the event and the government has said that violent protests will not be welcome in the city. In the conversation with Abe, the White House said both leaders were united on increasing pressure on North Korea to " change its risky path" and the United States and Japan are ready to respond to "any threat or action taken by North Korea".

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  • Stocks Steady After Release of Fed Minutes

    Stocks Steady After Release of Fed Minutes

    Inflation, in particular, has proved hard to nudge closer to the Fed's 2 percent target, while in the first three months of the year the economy grew at a rate of only 1.4 percent. US stock prices were up slightly at the close of trade while yields on USA government debt dipped. The issue of when to begin reducing the Fed's $4.2 trillion portfolio of Treasury bonds and mortgage-backed securities and how it might affect deciding future rate rises also sparked debate.

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  • Authorities evacuate Manchester airport Terminal III

    Authorities evacuate Manchester airport Terminal III

    The airport's terminals one and two are operating as normal. The airport added that only Terminal 3 is affected. The discovery of a suspicious bag or package prompted an evacuation at Terminal 1 of SFO early Wednesday afternoon, but the scene has since been deemed safe, officials said.

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  • US, China relations begin to cool

    US, China relations begin to cool

    It's unclear whether any of those issues will come up in discussions at the G-20 summit in Germany this week, at which Trump and Xi are expected to hold a bilateral meeting. The gesture of Washington, just before the telephone conversation Trump-Xi scheduled in advance, seems to confirm the hardening of relations between the two powers, after the efforts of reconciliation expressed in April during the summit of Mar-a-Lago in Florida between the two men.

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  • Miami Judge Says New Stand Your Ground Law Is Unconstitutional

    Miami Judge Says New Stand Your Ground Law Is Unconstitutional

    Elizabeth Warren's real Indian opponent sends her a DNA kit for her birthday. Under the amendment to the law, which was passed in May, a preliminary hearing must be held at which it became the responsibility of prosecutors to disprove defendants' claims of self defense - not the other way round, as it had been.

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  • Everton acquires defender Michael Keane from Burnley

    Everton acquires defender Michael Keane from Burnley

    Keane has joined for a fee which could rise to a club record-equalling £30m and revealed new manager Ronald Koeman was the driving force behind his decision to move to Everton. I've still got a long way to go and I know this and hopefully under his guidance I'll keep improving. 'First and foremost, the manager was a big factor in me coming to the club.

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  • Maryland says it won't provide voter data to Trump election panel

    Maryland says it won't provide voter data to Trump election panel

    Menzel said Ilinois law forbids the release of the requested Social Security information. "I have no intention of honoring this request", said Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe in a statement last Thursday. "Repeating incessantly a false story of expansive voter fraud, and then creating a commission to fuel that narrative, does not make it any more true", he continued.

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  • Downing Street 'not aware' of Trump drop-in plan

    Downing Street 'not aware' of Trump drop-in plan

    Ministers are on the alert for a flying visit to Britain by Donald Trump this month. Mr Trump is crossing the Atlantic later this week for visits to Poland, followed by the G20 summit in Germany - where he will also have a meeting with Angela Merkel.

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  • Nitish Kumar trying to mend bond with RJD: BJP

    Nitish Kumar trying to mend bond with RJD: BJP

    It has absolutely no impact on our relationship as far the JD-U, Congress and other parties are concerned in Bihar". Kumar also refused to disown his remarks slamming the Congress as the weakest link in the opposition. "I am not saying that he is going to solve their alliance but on various issues in the past, Nitish Kumar has taken an independent stand", BJP leader S.

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  • Chinese Bond Connect venture gets underway

    Chinese Bond Connect venture gets underway

    The new platform mirrors previously established link-ups between the share markets of Hong Kong and mainland China that now allow foreign and Chinese investors to buy shares in the each other's markets. The Hong Kong-based asset management arm of Bank of China Ltd said it was the first institution to complete the two bond trades as well as the first onshore yuan spot trade under the bond connect program, according to a statement .

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  • Kyrgios out of Wimbledon after hip injury forces retirement

    Kyrgios out of Wimbledon after hip injury forces retirement

    The young star has hip and shoulder niggles at present - which may have been the reason for retiring, and has also struggled for motivation since the death of his grandfather in April. Kyrgios added that his doctor advised against him playing the tournament, but the 22-year-old wanted to try out his hip at what he called his favorite tournament.

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  • Beijing condemns USA warship challenge to South China Sea claims

    Beijing condemns USA warship challenge to South China Sea claims

    Triton Island was seized by China from Vietnam in the mid-1970s, and is claimed by China , Taiwan and Vietnam. A State Department official told RIA that "the USA forces in the Asia-Pacific region, including the South-China Sea, act on a daily basis fully in line with worldwide law and will fly, sail and act wherever it is allowed by global law".

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  • Trump takes down CNN, WWE-style, in Sunday morning tweet

    Trump takes down CNN, WWE-style, in Sunday morning tweet

    Trump frequently attacks news networks and publications he views as unfavorable to him. Like, if that had been a picture not of a CNN logo... but it had been Jake Tapper's head he was punching, would that cross a line for you? The video ends with a logo in the corner that says "FNN: Fraud News Network ".

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