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Rock trailblazer Gregg Allman dies

Rock trailblazer Gregg Allman dies

In the first Tweet she wrote, "IVE TRIED.WORDS ARE IMPOSSIBLE GUI GUI??" Having formed the Allman Brothers Band in 1969 with his brother Duane , who died in a motorcycle accident in 1971, Gregg Allman was an icon of Southern rock in the 1970s, gaining fame for his soulful lead vocals and keyboard excursions. Read More

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UK Labour's Corbyn to join TV debate as gap with Conservatives narrows

UK Labour's Corbyn to join TV debate as gap with Conservatives narrows

The Financial Times announced its support for the Conservatives, but said "neither of the main party leaders is particularly impressive" and the lack of clarity from both sides on Brexit was "deeply unsatisfactory". Asked how he would respond should Theresa May or Jeremy Corbyn want to tap into his European Union experience, Mr Clegg told the Press Association: "I'm very happy to provide advice and share some expertise". Read More

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May blasts opponent on Brexit as poll lead narrows

The polling company's seat projection study for the Times has resulted in a constituency-by-constituency estimate, which indicates what could happen on a good night and bad night for the Conservatives . "Then people will have a choice as to who they want to see as leader, who they want to see as prime minister taking this country forward in the future: me or Jeremy Corbyn ". Read More

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India sends three Navy ships to assist Lanka in relief operations

India sends three Navy ships to assist Lanka in relief operations

Over 200,382 people belonging to 52,603 families were affected across 14 districts. "Our ships are being dispatched with relief material", Modi said. Sri Lanka's Disaster Management Centre (DMC) said the death toll was rising as reports filtered in from outlying areas. The ship is carrying additional relief material requested by Sri Lankan authorities, apart from more inflatable boats. Read More

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Two Republican Senators Temper Expectations On Completely Scrapping Health Law

Two Republican Senators Temper Expectations On Completely Scrapping Health Law

The comments Tuesday by Sens. In recent years, however, the party in control of the Senate has done away with other filibusters in an attempt to circumvent the opposition. House Republicans have advanced their spending plan for North Carolina state government through the chamber's largest committee. Throwing out the 2010 health law and enacting the Republican replacement would result in less federal spending, not more , according to the Congressional Budget Office. Read More

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Hundreds of thousands flee as cyclone batters Bangladesh

Yesterday, Bangladesh Meteorological Department had said the severe cyclonic storm "Mora" moved northward over North Bay and started crossing Cox's Bazar- Chittagong coast at 6:00 AM (local time). One UN official working with Rohingya refugees reported that numerous camp's inhabitants had remained in the camps regardless of warnings. "In some places, nearly every shanty, home made of tin, bamboo and plastic, has been flattened", Salam added. Read More

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President Trump is expected to pull US from Paris climate accord

President Trump is expected to pull US from Paris climate accord

Calculations suggest withdrawal could result in emissions of up to 3 billion tons of additional carbon dioxide in the air a year - enough to melt ice sheets faster, raise seas higher and trigger more extreme weather. "I think there is a general sense that it would be better for the U.S.to be part of the discussions and to be at the table, but that's a decision for the United States to make", she said. Read More

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Celebrities React to Donald Trump's 'Covfefe' Tweet - See Their Responses!

Celebrities React to Donald Trump's 'Covfefe' Tweet - See Their Responses!

Comments included a mock Google translation of " covfefe " from Russian into English as "I resign", and comments like "Drain the covfefe " - a play on Trump's promise to "drain the swamp" in Washington . Inevitably, the twitter-space erupted to troll President Trump and tried to define the meaning of word #Covfefe . His tweet that read "Despite the constant negative press covfefe " left many people across the world confused. Read More

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UK PM May's election lead narrowing, sixth poll since Manchester attack shows

UK PM May's election lead narrowing, sixth poll since Manchester attack shows

But her Conservative Party remained on 43 percent according to a survey conducted by Survation for ITV's Good Morning Britain programme, seeing their lead drop as support for Labour rose 3 percentage points to 37 percent. The Conservatives' lead fell sharply after May announced plans to make elderly voters pay more towards their old age care, while Corbyn has gained ground thanks to popular policies such as renationalisation and higher taxes for the rich. Read More

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NYTimes: Kushner Attempted to Set Up Direct Line to Putin

Kushner was supposedly attempting to set up a back-channel for communication directly with Russian President Vladimir Putin. The Post also reported that Mr. "It is my opinion that numerous leaks coming out of the White House are fabricated lies made up by the #FakeNews media", said Trump in the first of several Sunday morning tweets, Efe news reported. Read More

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Hillary Clinton takes jab at President Trump on Twitter

Clinton said Wednesday it was a "maddening" time during the home stretch of the election, even though various polls overwhelmingly had her as the favorite to win the presidency. Her campaign platform was simply, "Never Trump". The president made his only campaign appearance in the state on the day before the November 8 election - and he addressed a rally in Ann Arbor, not Detroit. Read More

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Trump open to engagement with North Korea under right conditions

Trump open to engagement with North Korea under right conditions

It said the military also bolstered its air surveillance. In January 2016, South Korea's military fired warning shots after a North Korean drone briefly crossed the border. On Monday, KCNA said the latest test follows the successful test last week of another missile that has put Hawaii and Alaska within range. The North has conducted dozens of missile tests in recent years, and worldwide security experts have tracked the nation's advancing technical capability. Read More

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Modi for boosting anti-terror cooperation with Spain

Modi for boosting anti-terror cooperation with Spain

Petersburg International Economic Forum. Modi said that though India and Spain completed 60 years of diplomatic ties last year, an Indian Prime Ministerial visit was happening for the first time after 1988. Reciprocating the warm welcome, Modi said that he was privileged to have been able to visit Putin's hometown as Prime Minister. "New centres of influence and new engines of growth are emerging", he said adding that India and Russian Federation were "natural partners" in fighting ... Read More

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Trump to announce decision on Paris climate agreement soon

Trump to announce decision on Paris climate agreement soon

Six against one Trump's position on the Paris accord was a focal point of last week's G7 summit in Sicily in which leaders of the world's six other largest industrial democracies pressed him to renew the U.S. President Xi Jinping of China, the world's largest greenhouse gas polluter, has promised that his country would move ahead with steps to curb climate change, regardless of what happens in the United States. Read More

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US' new visa screening may seek applicants' social media info

US' new visa screening may seek applicants' social media info

According to Reuters , the questionnaire has been approved for use by consular officials for the next six months, rather than the traditional three years. A State Department officials told Reuters , which first reported the news, that border agents will ask for the social media details, along with other background information, in the event "such information is required to confirm identity or conduct more rigorous national security vetting". Read More

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May, Corbyn clash over Brexit plans with UK vote a week away

May, Corbyn clash over Brexit plans with UK vote a week away

I've copied this myself, writing to the England manager to say he can have faith in me as I have faith in him, and now he's got no choice but to play me as a striker instead of Harry Kane. Corbyn's opponents attempted to explain this applause away by arguing that the audience was disproportionately "left-wing", but Labour's rapid climb in the polls indicates that the growing enthusiasm for Corbyn is no facade. Read More

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China's Li: fighting climate change is 'global consensus'

The Paris agreement has drawn surprising support from major companies, from oil giants like Exxon Mobil and Royal Dutch Shell to other corporate giants like Walmart and Apple . Of course, nothing stops President Trump from continuing to reverse Obama Administration efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, support renewable energy production, or encourage efficiency improvements. Read More

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Canada offers millions to lumber industry facing US tariffs

Canada offers millions to lumber industry facing US tariffs

CTV News has learned the federal government will announce $867 dollars in aid, including $605 million in loan guarantees, $160 million in market transition help, and $9.5 million in EI support for workers. Tensions have increased between the USA and Canada and there are even talks to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement. The U.S. Lumber Coalition, responsible for the complaint which triggered the duties, is calling the package another subsidy. Read More

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May, Corbyn clash over Brexit plans with UK vote 1 week away

However, her failure to attend has faced widespread criticism. Do you ever have any question about anything you wish to ask and get answer? Amanda Rudd, the home secretary attended on behalf of the Conservative party. Another Tory activist, Ian Ferguson, said his father-in-law - a lifelong Labour voter - had been ready to switch to May before the social care row. Read More

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United Nations eyes additional sanctions on North Korea

United Nations eyes additional sanctions on North Korea

The United Nations Security Council may extend asset freezes and other sanctions to another 14 individuals and four organizations in North Korea , based on a proposal by the US and China. was added to the list for providing oil and petroleum products to the North. The final draft, obtained Thursday by The Associated Press, is expected to be put to a vote Friday afternoon, diplomats said, speaking on condition of anonymity ahead of an announcement. Read More

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Trump pulling US out of Paris climate deal, reports say

Trump pulling US out of Paris climate deal, reports say

During the 2016 campaign, for example, Trump said he would "rescind all the job-destroying Obama executive actions", including the Paris agreement. Four of the Congress members who signed the resolution spoke against Trump's reported decision on Wednesday. In a jibe at the US administration, Juncker told the audience at an event of the Confederation of German Employers in Berlin that "not everything that is written in worldwide agreements is fake news". Read More

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Kushner Attempted to Set Up Direct Line to Putin — NYTimes

It's also well known that, even as President, he still keeps one finger firmly planted on the "You're Fired" button, and is liable to shuffle around his staff at any time . He later added: "It's an ongoing conversation, and that's a fair way to put it". In his first on-camera press briefing in almost two weeks, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer argued that news stories that use anonymous sources are unreliable, and called recent reports in the Washington Post and the New York ... Read More

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Modi leaves for Russian Federation

We are among the fastest growing large economies of the world. Spain , the summer holiday destination of Europe, in a recent government report said that the Islamic State group "has been publishing in Spanish, which means an increase in the risk of its influence on radicals living in our country". Read More

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Gunman spreads panic at Philippines casino, robbery suspected

Tourists flock to the complex for its casino, shopping mall, cinema and theatre. Philippine policemen have not given details about the incident but have begun cordoning off the area near the Ninoy Aquino International Airport. "We ask for your prayers during these hard times", said Resorts World. The SITE Intelligence Group, a US terrorism monitor, said an Islamic State-linked Filipino operative who provides daily updates on the ongoing clashes in Marawi claimed that "lone wolf soldiers" ... Read More

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Trump posts vague, midnight tweet about 'negative press covfefe'

The LIRR's official Twitter account joined in on the " covfefe " jokes Wednesday, only to face backlash from commuters on the social media site and later delete the tweet. It received more than the usual level of interest attracted by Trump's tweets . Now that the trip is history, though, it's clear the presidential tweeter is back in full, with " covfefe " and more. Read More

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A new Director-General for the World Health Organization

He touted his long experience in global health and described the work he has done in tackling infectious outbreaks and emergencies, such as the Ebola epidemic in West Africa. The three were the last remaining from an original field of six candidates to lead the World Health Organization, which is tasked with combating outbreaks and chronic diseases. Read More

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Trump wants ME peace 'compromise' but admits won't be easy

Moving the United States embassy to Jerusalem will not harm the peace process. "Many of us were holding our breath, wondering if he was going to do something that would inflame the situations in Saudi Arabia or Israel", Sutton said . Palestinians, who make up more than one third of the city's overall population, however, consider East Jerusalem as the capital of their future state. Read More

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