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Saudi to shut down Qatar Airways offices, revokes licence

Saudi to shut down Qatar Airways offices, revokes licence

Qatar Airways, one of the region's major long-haul carriers, has suspended all flights to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Bahrain until further notice . Doha has denied the terror ...

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HEERA To Replace UGC, AICTE As A Single Higher Education Regulator

HEERA To Replace UGC, AICTE As A Single Higher Education Regulator

In an attempt to bring in a single higher education regulator, the HRD Ministry has proposed for Higher Education Empowerment Regulation Agency (HEERA). As per officials that ET talked to, the new r...

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Trump seizes on London attack to push domestic crackdown

Trump seizes on London attack to push domestic crackdown

U.S. President Donald Trump hosts an event for military mothers on National Military Spouse Appreciation Day with is wife, first lady Melania Trump, in the East Room of the White Hosue May 12, 2017 ...

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Qatar willing to talk to resolve Gulf crisis - foreign minister

The president's sharp critique of Qatar, which is home to a major USA military base, inserted Washington directly into the crisis that has pitted the tiny country against Saudi Arabia, Bahrain , Egyp...

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Police shot, injured attacker near Notre Dame Cathedral

Police shot, injured attacker near Notre Dame Cathedral

Police said the officer used his weapon to shoot the attacker, who was then taken to hospital. Mikey Kay, retired wing commander for the British military, reported on CBSN that police have sealed of...

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Medical Marijuana Research Funding Vetoed By Gov. Rick Scott

The Legislature agreed to a $35 million housing bond that Scott proposed earlier this year, and Scott says he's also keeping an eye on budget talks in Washington. That seems unlikely, not with Corcora...

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Prospect of Jeremy Corbyn in No 10 'makes me shudder'

But 51% of people think Labour has had the best campaign, including 30% of Conservative voters. "That's not leadership. That's an abdication of leadership". Mrs May said the "pace of intent to try t...

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Kuwait seeks to mediate Arab crisis over Qatar

Kuwait seeks to mediate Arab crisis over Qatar

Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello said the ban took effect Tuesday, but there is no plan yet to repatriate the more than 200,000 Filipino workers in Qatar . "Many of Qatar Airways' flights to south...

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Israel, Palestinian Leaders 'Assured Me' They're Ready for 'Peace'

Israel, Palestinian Leaders 'Assured Me' They're Ready for 'Peace'

Still, a USA official said Trump remained committed to his campaign pledge and would eventually fulfill it, though no timetable had been set. In his statement Thursday, Spicer said Trump mad...

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N. Korea rejects latest UNSC resolution, vows to continue

N. Korea rejects latest UNSC resolution, vows to continue

The North Korea's foreign ministry spokesman was quoted by KCNA news agency as responding to the United Nations' sanctions resolution. The latest sanctions target North Korea's army and Ministry...

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Trump doubles down on criticism of London mayor

In a Sunday tweet , Trump mischaracterized Khan's remarks by suggesting the mayor had said there was "no reason to be alarmed" about the attack itself. Trump and the Mayor have clashed before, wh...

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President Trump Again Blasts London Mayor Following Terror Attack

President Trump Again Blasts London Mayor Following Terror Attack

She said she is not aware of anyone vetting Trump's tweets before they are published. "I don't think we should roll out the red carpet to the President of the U.S. "It risks alienating mainstream Mu...

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Notre Dame assailant cried 'It's for Syria'

French Interior Minister Gerard Collomb said a "three-policeman patrol in charge of surveillance, especially for tourists around Notre-Dame", was on guard when the attacker, armed with a hammer, came ...

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UK PM May's Conservatives see poll lead narrow to one point

But the ostensible suspension of campaigning did not stop Labour and the Conservatives from trading barbs. Meanwhile Mrs May said that since 2015 police budgets had been protected and added:"It is...

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Men Are Charged In The Oakland Warehouse Fire That Killed 36

Men Are Charged In The Oakland Warehouse Fire That Killed 36

Almena was a manager of the warehouse, known as the " Ghost Ship ". Almena was the leaseholder and founder of the hive-like artists' collective at the warehouse, known as the " Ghost Ship ", where r...

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Jammu & Kashmir: Student killed in clash between stone-pelters and forces

Jammu & Kashmir: Student killed in clash between stone-pelters and forces

He was identified as Adil Farooq Magrey, a resident of Ganavpora, 5 kms from Shopian. "Ten protesters were injured in clashes when they resorted to heavy stone pelting at the security forces to obst...

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Existing climate efforts expected to keep US goals on track

Before setting off for China , Brown pledged California would resist Trump's decision to abandon the Paris deal, describing the move as "misguided and insane". Brown also signed a similar agreeme...

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USA governors, mayors, businesses, commit to Paris climate pact goals

The biggest names in the tech industry have joined a growing coalition of businesses and civic organizations committed to honoring the Paris climate accord , despite no federal support for the agreem...

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Egypt blames Libya for training militants

Egypt blames Libya for training militants

The Egyptian Cabinet said in a news release that 13 victims of Friday's attack remained hospitalized in Cairo and the southern province of Minya where the attack took place. In April, two churches w...

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Sturgeon: "Scotland will be independent"

However, the Panelbase poll from April quoted on the leaflet is actually based on responses from people across Scotland and not just in the constituencies named on the leaflets, which gives the im...

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Afghan president says last week's bombing killed over 150

Afghan president says last week's bombing killed over 150

A series of blasts in the country's capital last Saturday killed at least 19 people at a funeral for one of the victims of clashes between police and protesters a day before. He told the meeting it is...

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President Trump escalates feud with London mayor after terrorist attack

President Trump escalates feud with London mayor after terrorist attack

London Mayor Sadiq Khan accused US President Donald Trump on Monday of seeking to divide communities in Britain after the leader of the free world criticised his leadership following a terror att...

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U.K. names third attacker as criticism of police cuts grows

U.K. names third attacker as criticism of police cuts grows

However, the consensus among pollsters remains that May's party, who have been in government since 2010, will win a majority. Seven people died and 48 injured during the attack on the evening of S...

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White House: Trump's tweets are 'official statements'

On Monday, the New York Times reported that Trump had begun blaming Sessions for the mounting troubles his administration has faced on a near-daily basis since he assumed office earlier this year. T...

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Accused leaker shared harsh opinions on Trump before arrest

Accused leaker shared harsh opinions on Trump before arrest

Nichols cast doubt on the government's side of the story, and as for the alleged confession, he said, "The bigger issue is: Was my client interrogated without her attorney?" The attacks targeted an el...

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Dozens dead after gunman torches Philippine casino

South Korea's Foreign Ministry says one South Korean has died after being evacuated from the Philippine casino stormed by a gunman. The chaotic incident in the Philippine capital was first feared to...

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Why privatizing air traffic control could raise your ticket price

News4Jax spoke off-camera with a former air traffic controller who has been in the business for 20 years and spent much of his career at Jacksonville International Airport. So far, Trump has only sent...

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Backed Fighters Begin Offensive To Push ISIS From Its 'Capital'

Once Raqqa is liberated, SDF officials said it will be turned over to a representative body of local civilians who will provide security and governance. The SDF has said it will hand control of Raqqa ...

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Donald Trump accuses London Mayor Khan of 'pathetic excuse' over attack statement

The president's initial criticism of Mr Khan was based on a clear misinterpretation of some of the mayor's comments in the wake of the atrocity. Khan's lengthy statement on Sunday morning, heard i...

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Ryan Lochte had suicidal thoughts after his Rio Olympics robbery scandal

Ryan Lochte had suicidal thoughts after his Rio Olympics robbery scandal

Lochte has spoken previously of the depression that followed the scandal, in which he said he and two USA swimming teammates had been mugged at gunpoint at gas station. "I love being at the Olympics...

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