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  • Japanese Prime Minister Calls Snap Election

    Japanese Prime Minister Calls Snap Election

    Abe, Japan's longest-serving post-World War II prime minister, rose to political prominence on his calls for a tough line on North Korea over its past abductions of Japanese civilians. In an apparent bid to steal Abe's limelight, former TV anchorwoman Koike went before the cameras just hours before his news conference to announce she was creating a national political party called "Kibo no To" (Party of Hope).

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  • PM Modi promises electricity to every house by December 2018

    PM Modi promises electricity to every house by December 2018

    Hitting out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi , Congress on Monday said his rhetoric was not matched by the "reality on the ground" and his government has proven to be an "utter failure". Out of this, the outlay for rural households is Rs 14,025 crore while the GBS is Rs 10,587.50 crore. The main agenda of this Yojna is to provide substitution to kerosene, improve educational services, improve health services, improve mode of communications, improve in public safety and increase job ...

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  • Unilever to Buy Carver, Korean Cosmetics Company, in Bid for Asian Growth

    Unilever to Buy Carver, Korean Cosmetics Company, in Bid for Asian Growth

    Founded in 1999, Carver, which produces moisturisers, face masks and sun creams, was bought by Goldman Sachs and Bain Capital past year, when it reported revenues of €321m, nearly three times as high as in the previous 12 months. The deal delivers a whopping profit for the two global investment companies which purchased a 60-percent stake in Carver Korea for 430 billion won ($397 million) in June previous year.

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  • Mexico natural disaster death toll reaches 293

    Mexico natural disaster death toll reaches 293

    A quake alarm can go off at any moment and "you say, well, it is God's will". Efforts to find those still trapped in the rubble could last "for at least two more weeks " and will continue until it is "absolutely certain" no one else is missing, Puente told CNN affiliate Foro TV last week.

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  • North Korea's foreign minister says Trump has 'declared war' on his country

    North Korea's foreign minister says Trump has 'declared war' on his country

    No other USA fighter or bomber has flown that far north of the Korean demilitarized zone in this century. Speaking at the United Nations on Saturday, Ri said that Trump had made a missile attack on the U.S. Yong-ho stressed the world "should clearly remember" that it was the United States and not North Korea who first declared war. Ri's remarks were the most direct and threatening so far since Trump gave a combative address to the General Assembly last week in which he threatened to ...

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  • China imposes limits on oil supply to North Korea

    China imposes limits on oil supply to North Korea

    China is limiting its oil exports to North Korea to comply with new sanctions imposed by the UN Security Council last week, which include fuel import restrictions. North Korea will be feeling the pain of new United Nations' sanctions targeting some of its biggest remaining foreign revenue streams, like textiles, joint ventures and remittances from its legion of workers overseas.

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  • GOP health care plan would give money to the wealthy

    GOP health care plan would give money to the wealthy

    Rand Paul (R-KY) said the Graham-Cassidy bill to repeal and replace Obamacare is a "bad idea". Regarding Murkowski, he tweeted that in Alaska: "Deductibles high, people angry!" McCain said in a statement that he can not "in good conscience vote for the Graham-Cassidy proposal", saying he favors a collaboration between Republicans and Democrats instead.

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  • Guardiola describes tactical conversation with Man City ball boy

    Guardiola describes tactical conversation with Man City ball boy

    Manchester City's remarkable Premier League run continued on Saturday , as the Sky Blues cruised to a 5-0 win over Crystal Palace , with Raheem Sterling bagging a brace. Two goals from Harry Kane and one from Christian Eriksen helped Spurs to ease into a 3-0 lead but goals from Javier Hernandez and Cheikhou Kouyate ensured a nervy finish for the visitors, who had Serge Aurier sent off with 20 minutes to go.

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  • Breakout game for Christian McCaffrey? Panthers vs Saints

    Last week, the 28-year-old Newton completed 20 of his 32 passes for 228 yards while registering a passer rating of 83.9. Rookie Alvin Kamara put the game away with a 25-yard TD run with 4:42 left. "The way they've been playing, no, but against Carolina, it's a divisional game, and when it comes to divisional games, all bets are off", one man responded.

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  • New Earthquake Strikes Southern Mexico

    New Earthquake Strikes Southern Mexico

    People react after an natural disaster in Mexico City , capital of Mexico, on September 23, 2017 . U.S. Geological Survey geophysicist Paul Caruso said the new temblor was an aftershock of the 8.1 quake, and after a jolt of that size even buildings left standing can be more vulnerable.

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  • Polls open in knife-edge New Zealand election

    Polls open in knife-edge New Zealand election

    The New Zealand First Party has garnered nine seats, making it the indispensable coalition partner for both the National Party and the Labor Party to form the government. He also wants to change the Reserve Bank of New Zealand's mandate so it targets the country's high exchange rate, rather than just inflation. However, he has proven to be more moderate in his previous stints in government than his rhetoric while in opposition suggests.

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  • Macron pushes ahead with unpopular labour reforms as popularity slump deepens

    Macron pushes ahead with unpopular labour reforms as popularity slump deepens

    Of all the leaders gathered in NY for the annual U.N. General Assembly, Trump is arguably closest to Macron, despite their differences in age and political philosophy. Trump said he was so impressed by the military parade in France that he would like to recreate it in Washington. It would take place on July 4 in Washington with, as Trump envisions it, tanks and planes rolling down and streaking above Pennsylvania Avenue.

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  • NC elections officials: State not targeted in Russian hack

    NC elections officials: State not targeted in Russian hack

    The Virginia Democrat says it's unacceptable it took nearly a year after the presidential election to notify states their elections systems were targeted . The list of targets includes battleground states like Wisconsin, Ohio and Iowa, but other key states like MI said Friday they were told they were not targeted .

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  • Antonio Conte 'pleased' Chelsea fans changed lyrics to offensive Alvaro Morata song

    Antonio Conte 'pleased' Chelsea fans changed lyrics to offensive Alvaro Morata song

    He scored three goals. Stoke City have held their own brilliantly against the top brass of the Premier League this season at the bet365, the Potters defeated Arsenal and held Manchester United to a draw at home. However, if the Blues are able to keep their squad fit and fresh, a consecutive Premier League title certainly isn't out of the question. Conte insists he has no hard feelings towards Costa, despite a breakdown in their relationship in the latter part of last season, which ...

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  • Iraq's Kurds to vote in historic referendum on independence

    Iraq's Kurds to vote in historic referendum on independence

    Iran and Turkey both have sizeable Kurdish populations of their own and fear the vote will stoke separatist aspirations at home. "PUK opposes holding referendum for now, and accepts a U.S. "The referendum will take place on the day scheduled", the organising committee announced. Executive powers are concentrated in the hands of the prime minister, Haider al-Abadi, a Shi'ite.

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  • Govt Is Firm About Deporting Rohingyas Says Rajnath

    Govt Is Firm About Deporting Rohingyas Says Rajnath

    It is not surprising that the Government of India (GOI) does not want to keep the 40,000 Rohingya refugees who have taken shelter in India. Rohingyas are illegal migrants; they are not refugees for which a process is required to be completed, which they never followed.

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  • Republicans push 'last best chance' to repeal Obamacare

    Republicans push 'last best chance' to repeal Obamacare

    The Blue Cross Blue Shield Association and American Health Insurance Plans trade group both issued statements declaring they could not support Graham-Cassidy because it fails to protect the " most vulnerable" Americans. Will I still get a subsidy if I purchase health care insurance on my own? Kimmel made an announcement about his son during a memorable monologue at the time and has taken up the cause ever since.

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  • How Germany is guarding against election hacking

    How Germany is guarding against election hacking

    Eight years after she revealed that she can whip up a "really good potato soup", Merkel has finally disclosed her recipe. [Me again] Well, it's proportional representation, so everybody is in the running. Merkel told everyone here to remember, and people did. With a record 37 per cent of German voters still undecided or reluctant to declare right-wing polling intentions, the AfD's percentage could be even higher.

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