• Qatar goes ahead with $12bn USA fighter jet deal despite Trump's criticism
Qatar goes ahead with $12bn USA fighter jet deal despite Trump's criticism

Last week, the United States president expressed support for the Saudi-led allegations against Qatar , charging that it had " historically been a funder of terrorism at a very high level ". Saudi Arabia , Qatar and the United Arab Emirates were the three countries which hosted the largest number of Nepali migrant workers in the 2015-16 fiscal ...

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  • Ex-UFC fighter Tim Hague reportedly brain dead after knockout
Ex-UFC fighter Tim Hague reportedly brain dead after knockout

He was surrounded by family, listening to his favourite songs. Family members told CTV Edmonton Tim Hague died Sunday after sustaining a brain injury in a boxing match Friday night. But he was transported to the hospital when it became evident something wasn't right following the knockout, according to reports from teammates. Hague's MMA care...

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  • North Korea claims new cruise missile can crush US, South Korean warships
North Korea claims new cruise missile can crush US, South Korean warships

Cruise missiles typically fly in a straight line while a ballistic missile flies miles into the air in an arc to reach its target, he said. It added that the missiles were 'accurately detected and hit the floating targets on the East Sea of Korea'.

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  • Thousands participate in multiple funerals for 3 LeT Militants
Thousands participate in multiple funerals for 3 LeT Militants

Another daily Kashmir Life , said that several militants indiscriminately fired upon a police patrol party including a senior police officer, killing five of them on the spot. Meanwhile, separatists have called for a general strike on June 18 against the killing of civilians and ransacking of properties allegedly by security forces.

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  • US keeps effort to shield young immigrants from deportation
US keeps effort to shield young immigrants from deportation

The plan unveiled by Obama meant to let roughly 4 million people - those who have lived illegally in the USA at least since 2010, have no criminal record and have children who are United States citizens or lawful permanent residents - get into a program that shields them from deportation and supplies work permits.

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  • President Trump Blasts Report on Possible Obstruction of Justice Probe
President Trump Blasts Report on Possible Obstruction of Justice Probe

The Washington Post first reported the news on Wednesday evening. US President Donald Trump , who claimed that the probe into his alleged obstruction of justice was "fake news", turns to Twitter to deflect charges and attack former presidential candidate Hillary Clinton , her husband and the Democratic party.

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  • Police killed during Mosul attack by Islamic State
Police killed during Mosul attack by Islamic State

The Ministry of External Affairs on Friday said on Friday that 39 Indians taken hostage in the Iraqi city of Mosul by the fighters aligned to the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria ( ISIS ) in 2014 are alive. The Old City is the last of ISIS' territory in Mosul, where they have held densely populated areas for months despite Iraqi officials' predi...

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  • Would-be gunman launched into Trump tirade before shooting
Would-be gunman launched into Trump tirade before shooting

The 51-year-old remains in a critical condition. The officials said investigators don't know what the list of names means, but members of Congress have been briefed. Duncan said he spoke to Hodgkinson before the shooting. As we reported yesterday, Democrats in Congress have graciously reached out to Republicans, starting with praying for th...

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  • The Bill Cosby mistrial: How we got here
The Bill Cosby mistrial: How we got here

The Pennsylvania court has announced a mistrial in the high profile case against actor Bill Cosby. But the jurors clearly struggled with their verdict, telling the judge on Day 4 they were at impasse. The words of women claiming that Cosby assaulted them, either in the news media or in a court of law, don't prove beyond a reasonable doubt that Cosb...

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  • Wife: Man who shot congressman wanted to work on tax policy
Wife: Man who shot congressman wanted to work on tax policy

He injured four people, including Majority House Whip Steve Scalise , before being shot dead by police. She did not want to discuss her husband's politics. But she said Republicans and conservatives blaming Democratic actions and comments for Wednesday's shooting "sanctimonious", noting that she's often the subject of rhetorically harsh ads from t...

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  • Warriors fans celebrate, with expectations of more to come
Warriors fans celebrate, with expectations of more to come

Looking at the team they have built, it wouldn't be surprising if they went on to receive more jewelry at the end of the upcoming National Basketball Association seasons. "And hopefully we can retain some of the other guys and do this again next year". Officers say revelers threw rocks and bottles at them, though no serious injuries were reported.

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  • J&K: Terrorists Attack At Bijbehara. Read Here To Know More
J&K: Terrorists Attack At Bijbehara. Read Here To Know More

The attackers after lobbing a grenade resorted to indiscriminate firing, killing all the six policemen on board. "We lost a brilliant officer", DIG (south Kashmir) S P Pani, told ET. However, no bodies have been recovered so far. However, train service on Srinagar-Badgam in the central Kashmir to Baramulla in northern Kashmir was running as per sch...

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  • Brexit : Britain shifts focus to growth as it girds for talks
Brexit : Britain shifts focus to growth as it girds for talks

HSBC, which has 43,000 employees in Britain, said in January that it was planning to move "activities covered specifically by European financial regulation" to the EU, which would shift about 1,000 jobs out of the UK. The debate within Britain's government about how to quit the European Union has been blown wide open by an election that left May wi...

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  • Suspicious package sent to congressional candidate's home
Suspicious package sent to congressional candidate's home

It was not immediately clear what was in the letters or what the substance may have been. The police were quickly notified and street is now being blocked off. University of South Carolina's Duncan Buell, one of the lawsuit advisors, compared the risk to driving in a heavy rain at 100 miles an hour. Law enforcement officials said the suspicious pac...

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  • Putin sarcastically offers Comey asylum in dig at United States 'infighting'
Putin sarcastically offers Comey asylum in dig at United States 'infighting'

The remarks appeared on-screen in an apparent glitch, AFP reported . Before that he was prime minister to Dmitry Medvedev from 2008 and previously served two terms as president in 2000 and 2004. On Thursday, Putin offered Comey political asylum. "If he is persecuted, we would be ready to offer him asylum in Russian Federation. He should know t...

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  • Ken Starr: Not Enough Evidence for Trump Obstruction Case
Ken Starr: Not Enough Evidence for Trump Obstruction Case

President Donald Trump has mounted another Twitter attack on former election opponent Hillary Clinton , condemning her for previously destroying her phones and "bleaching" her emails. "We had Hillary Clinton try and do a reset". It is not clear if the bureau was the source of the Post's report . "I took it as a very disturbing thing, ...

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  • Former UK PM Major 'wary' about planned deal with N.Irish party
Former UK PM Major 'wary' about planned deal with N.Irish party

We could face years of stalling and stonewalling before the majority of people in Northern Ireland can get the changes they desire. The PM told the backbench 1922 Committee on Monday a deal with the DUP would not affect power-sharing talks in Northern Ireland or LGBT rights .

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  • APNewsBreak: About 4000 more US troops to go to Afghanistan
APNewsBreak: About 4000 more US troops to go to Afghanistan

Rather, it ensures the Department of Defense can facilitate our missions and align our commitment to the rapidly evolving security situation, giving our troops greater latitude to provide air power and other vital support. The change was made public hours after Sen. The Pentagon is reviewing the strategy for Afghanistan, which Mattis said may t...

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  • Reversing Obama's Cuba Policy Won't Help Cubans
Reversing Obama's Cuba Policy Won't Help Cubans

Getting to stroll through the colorful streets of Havana may soon be much harder for Americans. Trump isn't overturning Obama's decision to end the " wet foot, dry foot " policy that allowed most Cuban migrants who made it onto US soil to stay and eventually become legal permanent residents.

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  • Sessions to appear before Senate intelligence committee
Sessions to appear before Senate intelligence committee

The committee has not announced the timing of the event, or whether Sessions will speak in an open or closed hearing. Sessions on Saturday said he would appear before the intelligence committee, which has been doing its own investigation into Russian contacts with the Trump campaign.

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  • US Appeals Court Upholds Block on Trump Travel Ban
US Appeals Court Upholds Block on Trump Travel Ban

Earlier, the Virginia-based 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a Maryland judge's ruling blocking parts of the order. The three-judge panel unanimously ruled that the president violated United States immigration law by discriminating against people based on their nationality, and also failed to show that their entry into America would hur...

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  • Mattis: Trump has delegated decisions on Afghan troop levels
Mattis: Trump has delegated decisions on Afghan troop levels

In February, General John Nicholson, who commands North Atlantic Treaty Organisation forces in Afghanistan , warned that he needs "a few thousand" more troops to reverse what he called a stalemate. now has about 8,400 troops in Afghanistan performing two main missions: hunting and attacking violent extremists, including an Islamic State-affiliat...

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  • DeSantis talked with gunman just before shooting started
DeSantis talked with gunman just before shooting started

Overall, Republican have won 42 games to the Democrats' 39, with one tie. The question struck DeSantis as odd because the practices weren't advertised. "People call and make threats against me and my family", said DeSantis, who lives in Flagler County. " ... But looking at a guy like this who's acting on those impulses, you have to acknowledge th...

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  • South Korea coach Stielike on the brink after Qatar defeat
South Korea coach Stielike on the brink after Qatar defeat

Qatar coach Jorge Fossati has resigned just a few hours after leading his team to a 3-2 win over South Korea on Tuesday. Later, the Qatari coach defended his players and stated, "I don't see something that can receive a punishment as it is a t-shirt with a picture of the Emir", he said.

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  • World Coal Output Fell by Record Amount in 2016, BP Says
World Coal Output Fell by Record Amount in 2016, BP Says

In the United Kingdom, coal's share of the nation's energy mix has fallen to 6 per cent - down from 23 per cent in 2015 - thanks to the closure of a number of coal plants past year. The slowing growth in energy demand, the shift to cleaner fuels and higher energy efficiency meant that carbon emissions grew by 0.1 percent last year, similar to the...

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