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Nicola Sturgeon: SNP would support Labour on an 'issue by issue' basis

The idea of a so-called progressive alliance involving Labour and the SNP in the event of a hung parliament is "absolute nonsense", Alistair Darling has said. Phew! We have almost made it to the e...

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Army transfer racket case: Lt Col, middleman arrested by CBI

Army transfer racket case: Lt Col, middleman arrested by CBI

The fifth name in the FIR is of Brigadier S.K. Grover, DDG Personnel, but his name has not been included in the list of accused. The alleged racket was suspected to be going on in the Army headquarter...

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France, Germany 'certain' Trump would honour North Atlantic Treaty Organisation pledges

France, Germany 'certain' Trump would honour North Atlantic Treaty Organisation pledges

Bill Kristol, the conservative editor and commentator, said that " Merkel's comments today are a reminder that Trump's failures are, while he's president, also America's failure, and damage Ameri...

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Foreign Businesses at Meeting With Putin Show Extra Interest in Digital Economy

They voted for him and the other team made a mistake. Pressed by Kelly to explain the Russian "fingerprints" described by the combined intelligence agencies' declassified report, Putin sneered that ...

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Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn face Question Time grilling

After being criticised for failing to take part in a live TV debate with other party leaders, Mrs May said: "I don't think seven politicians arguing amongst themselves is that interesting or that reve...

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2 dead in small plane crash off Highway 11 near Muskoka airport

2 dead in small plane crash off Highway 11 near Muskoka airport

Highway 11 was closed both ways for investigation, but southbound and one northbound lane are now open. The tractor trailer jack-knifed trying to turn around at the scene of the crash and is blockin...

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Indian Naval ship with relief supplies arrives in flood-hit Sri Lanka

Indian Naval ship with relief supplies arrives in flood-hit Sri Lanka

As before India has been the first to respond when Sri Lanka is ravaged by national disasters. He said almost 500,000 people were forced from their homes and a lot of them had moved into tempora...

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Pressure's on: National spelling bee down to final 15

Pressure's on: National spelling bee down to final 15

On Thursday, twelve-year-old Ananya Vinay won the Scripps National Spelling Bee by correctly spelling 35 words in a row until she was asked to spell " covfefe ". She is the first solo national spe...

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USA states, cities and firms unite behind Paris accord

Bloomberg pledged up to $15 million to fund the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change Executive Secretariat, a program helping countries meet their commitments under the Paris agreement . Polon...

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UN agency says Iran in compliance of landmark nuclear deal

UN agency says Iran in compliance of landmark nuclear deal

The new International Atomic Energy Agency report, seen by AFP, said Iran's nuclear activities remain much reduced, making any push to make an atomic bomb much harder than before the agreement. Reuter...

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Jared Kushner, seen but not heard

Ivanka Trump was out of the office observing the Jewish holiday of Shavuot, a White House official said. As if that all were not enough, it turns out Kushner failed to mention that he had had thos...

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Disney CEO Bob Iger quits Trump council over Paris climate agreement

Trump also faced a backlash at home where Democratic state governors, city mayors and powerful companies drew up plans to meet the pact´s greenhouse gas emission targets. Speakers at the Chicago Mar...

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Pakistan Army claims to have killed 5 Indian soldiers on LoC

Pakistan Army claims to have killed 5 Indian soldiers on LoC

Pakistan Army befittingly responded to yet another incident of ceasefire violation by Indian troops in the Tatta Pani sector along the LoC , destroying Indian bunkers in the exchange of fire, th...

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Triple explosions kill 18 in Kabul

Triple explosions kill 18 in Kabul

Suicide bombers have killed at least seven people at the funeral in Kabul of a man who died during a protest on Friday, Afghan officials say. At least seven people have been killed and more th...

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Narendra Modi In France: PM Reaches France To Meet President Emmanuel Macron

Narendra Modi In France: PM Reaches France To Meet President Emmanuel Macron

He had said that he looked forward to work with Macron to deepen the bilateral ties between the countries. The two countries agreed to fight terrorism in all its forms, he added. French President al...

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Modi meets French President

Modi vowed to go "above and beyond" the Paris accord to combat climate change. Earlier, Modi and Macron travelled together to the famous landmark to pay homage to the Indians who fought and died f...

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Protesters slam Goldman Sachs over Venezuela bond purchase

Protesters in Venezuela took to streets to shout their voice venting out their anger against the not so popular President Nicolás Maduro. Goldman's GS, -1 .78% purchase of $2.8 billion in bonds, f...

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Macron Explains Tense Handshake With Trump, Calls It 'Moment Of Truth'

According to the Washington Post's Jonathan Capehart, French ambassador to the United States Gérard Araud warned Macron about Trump's handshake prior to the two presidents' meeting in Brussel...

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Explosions kill at least 4 attending Kabul funeral

The fresh killings are likely to further polarise a city that has been on edge since a truck bombing on Wednesday in Kabul's diplomatic quarter killed 90 people and wounded hundreds of others, in th...

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Afghanistan cancels friendly cricket series with Pakistan after Kabul attack

Afghanistan cancels friendly cricket series with Pakistan after Kabul attack

Most of the casualties were civilians, including women and children, but the dead also included Afghan security guards. No group has claimed responsibility for Wednesday's attack yet. The French, ...

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Trump urges world leaders to call his cellphone, raising concerns

Trump urges world leaders to call his cellphone, raising concerns

He even shared his number with French President Emmanuel Macron when the two spoke after Macron's presidential win earlier this month, a French official told the AP . There is already intense scrut...

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At least six killed in explosions at protester's funeral in Kabul

The explosions rocked a cemetery where a local senator's son was about to be buried, Interior Ministry deputy spokesman Najib Danish said. Ezadyar was the son of Alam Ezadyar, the first deputy of ...

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Jeremy Corbyn, the video game

Jeremy Corbyn, the video game

And she promised to listen to charities and voters and put a cap on social care costs to the elderly, though she said the level of the cap would be decided only after the election. And when he was c...

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RT America: House Intel Committee issues subpoenas in Russian election & unmasking investigations

The House intelligence committee says it is issuing subpoenas for Michael Flynn and Michael Cohen - President Donald Trump's former national security adviser and his personal lawyer - as well as t...

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Pentagon Chief Turns Up Heat on North Korea and China

Pentagon Chief Turns Up Heat on North Korea and China

China blocked tough new sanctions against North Korea that the United States pushed in the United Nations Security Council on Friday, but the council did vote unanimously to add 15 individuals a...

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Michael Bloomberg: US states and businesses will still meet Paris targets

Michael Bloomberg: US states and businesses will still meet Paris targets

He insisted the U.S. should be proud of its "terrific record" in cutting greenhouse gas emissions, even before the Paris pact took effect late previous year. "Because of that, they are in a position t...

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Indian origin and openly gay: Ireland's new PM breaks all barriers

And he said the party will come together after two weeks of robust debate. "It is just part of who I am", he said at the time. When Varadkar's father Mumbai-born Ashok Varadkar moved to Irela...

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Bombers kill at least 6 attending Kabul funeral

Bombers kill at least 6 attending Kabul funeral

More than 1,000 demonstrators had gathered near the site of a bomb blast in the capital earlier in the week, calling for the resignation of the Afghan government , and the stand-off was continuing ...

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India vows to 'go beyond' Paris accord, adding pressure on Trump

Earlier, Macron greeted Prime Minister Modi with a bear hug in the courtyard of the presidential Elysee Palace when he arrived for the meeting and working lunch. Addressing the joint media conference,...

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Ariana Grande Surprises Injured Fans At Manchester Hospital

She touched down at Stansted Airport ahead of her One Love Manchester benefit concert for all of the victims which is being held on Sunday. The parents welcomed this gesture " full of humility and...

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