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Former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee, the gentler face of Hindu nationalism, dies

The statement said Vajpayee was a renowned statesman who contributed to bringing a change in India-Pakistan relations and remained a key support...

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Things to know about Paul Manafort’s trial

Frenkel, a former United States federal prosecutor and partner at Dickinson Wright law firm. Manafort's lawyer, Kevin Downing, rested his case...

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Man with NC ties reportedly admits to killing pregnant wife and daughters

Chris Watts , 33, has been booked on three counts each of first-degree murder and tampering with physical evidence. Watts didn't speak as he w...

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My Security Revocation is Trump Attempt to Silence Critics — Former CIA Chief

Mr Brennan, who was director of the Central Intelligence Agency under former president Barack Obama , has been a sharp critic of Mr Trump, freq...

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Manafort sought Kushner’s help in getting banker an administration position

On Friday, a former salesman at Federal testified that the bank's chief executive personally approved $16 million (£12.5 million) in loans to ...

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Boy found at New Mexico compound died in religious ritual

Court documents named the adults as Lucas Morton and his wife Subjannah Wahhaj, Subjannah's brother Siraj Ibn Wahhaj - who has also been charg...

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Trump slams media as 'opposition party' while papers defend free press

You've heard President Trump use the term "fake news" when describing the work of the capitol press corps. The U.S. Senate on Thursday unani...

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John Brennan's Security Clearance is Revoked

Trump said in a campaign speech. The Russia probe is being led by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the U.S. domestic intelligence service....

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Trump signs 716-bln-USD defense authorization bill

The White House opposed putting stronger measures against the companies in the bill , and the measures were softened before lawmakers held thei...

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Judge: Women Accused of Killing Kim Jong Nam Must Begin Defense Phase

The Malaysian judge could not rule out the possibility of a "well-planned conspiracy" between the two women and several North Korean operative...

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Ex-CIA director stripped of security clearance says Trump punishing critics

Trump said he was evaluating action on the security clearances of former director of national intelligence James Clapper , former Federal Bur...

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Putin ready to meet N. Korea's Kim soon - North's state media

South Korea is increasingly pursuing its own diplomatic efforts with its nuclear-armed neighbour as talks between North Korea and the United ...

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Donald Trump revokes security clearance of former Central Intelligence Agency director

Another Democratic politician, Tom Guild, running for a House seat from Oklahoma, compared the list of those the president is also considering f...

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Kremlin says nothing good will come from proposed new USA sanctions

President Donald Trump and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin will meet again if they wish to, and a US backlash won't stop them, Moscow's t...

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With human space flight, India to push frontiers

If we had followed the 2013 pace of giving cooking gas connections, it would have taken years to make them available to each household. We hav...

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Iraq's Al-Abadi: We Will Not Abide by U.S. sanctions against Iran

Mr Al Abadi's statement will likely cause more damage to himself than Iran as he is now in the process of trying to form a government, Amir Hand...

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Heavy rains continue in Kerala, some relief camps get flooded

A senior official with the Kerala State Disaster Management Authority, Sekhar Lukose Kuriakose, said the seasonal rains have killed more than 20...

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Extremely poor air condition in Calgary because of wildfire smoke

According to an NWS forecast discussion, haze higher in the atmosphere is from wildfires across south OR and northern California . The smoky ...

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Rand Paul: Is Brennan getting paid to leak secrets to the media?

Those former intelligence officials maintain top-level security clearances in case they need to be consulted on issues they oversaw when they se...

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313 injured after boardwalk collapses in Spanish city during concert

Thankfully, there were few major injuries. The Spanish daily Faro de Vigo reported the collapse happened just after midnight during a perf...

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Pennsylvania report of 300 priests who sexually molested 1000 kids

The 18-month investigation covered six of the state's dioceses - Allentown, Erie, Greensburg , Harrisburg , Pittsburgh and Scranton - and ...

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Italian footballer Davide Capello survives bridge plunge

Hundreds of firefighters and emergency officials were searching for survivors in the rubble with heavy equipment. "We're going to work round the...

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Presidents ink Convention on Legal Status of Caspian Sea in Aktau

The question whether the Caspian Sea is an ocean or a lake is set to determine the future of the vast body of landlocked water. The leaders ag...

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Small plane crashes into Utah house, killing pilot

Hours later, at 12:30 a.m., Youd called and asked a patrol officer be present at his house to "keep the peace" as he picked up belongings and ...

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Parliament Square crash: pedestrians injured as auto hits barriers

The incident comes more than a year after an attack in the same area, in which four bystanders, including an American tourist, and a police of...

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Trump encourages boycott against Harley-Davidson

Cox's comment is striking given the context of bikers' complaints, and Trump's push for more products to be made in the U.S. The venerable com...

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Canadian cities make top 10 on global ranking of most livable cities

Japan, which alongside Osaka boasted Tokyo in the top 10 (joint seventh), is the glaring exception to that rule with a nationwide average of 347...

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Chaffetz: Pelosi Is 'Number One Albatross' for Democrats Heading Into Midterms

He noted, however, that Trump-backed candidates did very well in Tuesday's primaries and special elections . "Now she is the number one albat...

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US ambassador urges Britain to ditch support for Iran nuclear deal

Iraq has stopped trading with Iran in the US dollar after Washington imposed economic sanctions on Tehran, according to the country's central b...

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Trump To Soldiers: It's A New Day For The US Military

The measure authorizes $7.6 billion for 77 new F-35 "stealth" Joint Strike Fighter jets built by Lockheed Martin, and $24.1 billion to fund the ...

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Driver arrested after crashing into barrier at British Parliament

Eyewitnesses reported seeing the man led away by police on foot at gunpoint after he was pulled from the auto. Sky's political correspondent...

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Hundreds gather in U.S. city to oppose white supremacy

According to several media reports, "Unite the Right 2" only drew about 30 right-wing protesters in Washington D.C., a small stage and calm sp...

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North and South Korean Leaders Will Meet in Pyongyang in September

The meeting at a North Korea-controlled building in the border village of Panmunjom comes as the global community waits to see if North Korea w...

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FBI Fires Peter Strzok, Who Sent Anti-Trump Text Messages

The FBI did not have immediate comment. The president also said his firing should mean that the probe into Hillary Clinton's email server - ...

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Taliban’s political stature rises with talks in Uzbekistan

Earlier, residents described heavy gunfire ringing out and a government building set on fire. Mohammad Sharif Yaftali , Afghan army chief ...

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