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Mary Lou McDonald to become Sinn Fein president

Mary Lou McDonald to become Sinn Fein president

There's only one Gerry A - The foremost political leader of his generation. "Now is the time for fresh thinking and bold ideas". Sinn Fein has been preparing to witness a generational change of powe...

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Modi on Palestine, West Asia tour to balance growing ties with Israel

Modi on Palestine, West Asia tour to balance growing ties with Israel

Bala Bhaskar, a joint secretary in the Indian foreign ministry, said. While many believed that the Indian prime minister and his government will shift course, after the BJP came to power in 2014, fr...

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Congress Passes Budget Deal To End Government Shutdown

Congress Passes Budget Deal To End Government Shutdown

US President Donald Trump says he has signed a spending bill into law, bringing an end to the temporary government shutdown . After signing the bill, Trump on Friday defended the extra spending o...

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Tolerance limit being crossed, even girls drinking beer now: Manohar Parrikar

Tolerance limit being crossed, even girls drinking beer now: Manohar Parrikar

He says that the tolerance limit is being crossed as alcoholism is increasing gradually.Goa the coastal state is one of most sought-after tourist destinations for fun, frolic, and boozing by the youth...

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Donald Trump Offers Condolences on 'Disgraceful' Death of Colts LB Edwin Jackson

Donald Trump Offers Condolences on 'Disgraceful' Death of Colts LB Edwin Jackson

My prayers and best wishes are with the family of Edwin Jackson, a wonderful young man whose life was so senselessly taken. Per Wells, Monroe was believed to be a ride-sharing operator who pulled ov...

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Turkey bombs Kurdish city of Afrin

Turkey bombs Kurdish city of Afrin

The Turkish-led Euphrates Shield was aimed to improve security, support coalition forces, and eliminate the terror threat along the Turkish border using Free Syrian Army fighters backed by Turkish a...

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19 killed and dozens injured as bus topples over in Hong Kong

19 killed and dozens injured as bus topples over in Hong Kong

Another 47 people were injured and taken to hospitals, including 19 in serious condition, the Hospital Authority said. Photographs on local media websites showed the bus lying on its side with its r...

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Aid group warns of crisis in battered Syria rebel enclave

Aid group warns of crisis in battered Syria rebel enclave

A man holds a child after an airstrike in the besieged town of Douma, Eastern Ghouta, Damascus , Syria on Wednesday. Syrian regime jets have pounded Eastern Ghouta, sending the death toll from a ...

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With winter ending next month, snow still a no-show in DC area

With winter ending next month, snow still a no-show in DC area

There is a slight chance of freezing drizzle Friday night and Saturday morning, but Meyers believes the greater risk of freezing drizzle and related travel issues will be in far southeast ...

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S. Korean, DPRK athletes march together at Winter Olympics opening ceremony

S. Korean, DPRK athletes march together at Winter Olympics opening ceremony

As if to drive the point home, Kim Jong Un used the eve of the Olympics to throw a massive military parade in Pyongyang that was highlighted by several huge intercontinental ballistic missiles rolle...

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US spies bilked for US$100000 by Russian peddling Trump secrets

US spies bilked for US$100000 by Russian peddling Trump secrets

In a story worthy of a John le Carre novel that included secret USB-drive handovers in a small West Berlin bar and coded messages delivered over the National Security Agency's Twitter account, CIA a...

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Hardik Patel meets Mamata Banerjee, gets invite to join TMC in Gujarat

Hardik Patel meets Mamata Banerjee, gets invite to join TMC in Gujarat

Banerjee said: "He is like my younger brother. I have only read about Mahatma Gandhi , but Mamata Didi comes across to me as a Lady Gandhi ", said Patel who had received a congratulatory call from t...

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House OKs budget deal, ending shutdown

House OKs budget deal, ending shutdown

President Donald Trump has signed a sweeping budget bill approved by Congress to re-open the government after it was briefly closed overnight. "Fortunately, DACA not included in this Bill , n...

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Erdogan: Turkey has nothing to talk about with Bashar Assad

Erdogan: Turkey has nothing to talk about with Bashar Assad

Turkey considers both the YPG and PKK to be terrorist organizations and serious national security threats. US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis said the coalition acted in self-defence after pro-govern...

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Trump's speechwriter Sorensen resigns

David Sorensen , a speechwriter for President Trump , reigned when he learnt that the Washington Post was working on a story detailing accusations of physical and emotional abuse by his ex-wife. ...

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United States politician Nancy Pelosi delivers record eight-hour 'filibuster' on immigration

United States politician Nancy Pelosi delivers record eight-hour 'filibuster' on immigration

It's unclear whether she'll be able to whip her caucus into agreement, but either way we'll be watching, much more comfortably, from the comfort of our homes. Prospects for dealing with immigration,...

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Media Won't Admit Senate Budget Deal Signifies Potential Win for Trump

Media Won't Admit Senate Budget Deal Signifies Potential Win for Trump

Jackie Walorski (R). Trump defended the deal, but said it contained "much waste in order to get Dem votes". The bill now moves to the House. "Fortunately, DACA not included in this Bill, ne...

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Tourist Urinating From Bus Was Trigger For

Tourist Urinating From Bus Was Trigger For "Scum" Remark: Goa Minister

Stating that he was quoted out of context, the minister said, "I had not called all the 6.5 million tourists visiting Goa the scum of the earth". Congress leader from Haryana, Randeep Singh Surjewal...

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Mitch McConnell: US Senate leaders reach two-year budget deal

Mitch McConnell: US Senate leaders reach two-year budget deal

The shutdown , which started at midnight, was the second this year under the Republican-controlled Congress . Politico notes , "The agreement increases defense spending this year by $ 80 billion ...

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U.S. government shuts down for second time this year

U.S. government shuts down for second time this year

House conservatives also rebelled against the bill but it still passed the House by a 240-186 margin early Friday morning. On Tuesday, the House voted to pass a short-term government spending bill...

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Pelosi takes to the House floor to defend Dreamers

Pelosi takes to the House floor to defend Dreamers

Even as Pelosi announced that the agreement "does not have my support, nor does it have the support of a large number of members of our caucus", Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer called the agree...

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Duterte warns he'll order navy to fire if sea wealth taken

Duterte warns he'll order navy to fire if sea wealth taken

Duterte, who just weeks ago had asked Kuwaitis to treat Filipino workers with "dignity", decried Demafelis' fate, along with that of other Filipino workers mistreated overseas. "This is a national sha...

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Judge asserts right to rule on border wall

Judge asserts right to rule on border wall

Dating back to the Immigration Reform Act of 1996 and again in the Real ID Act of 2005 and the Secure Fence Act of 2006, Congress gave the executive branch the power to override state and environmenta...

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United States government shuts down for second time this year

United States government shuts down for second time this year

The House voted 240-186 to approve the bill just before dawn Eastern time , hours after the Senate had approved the measure on a 71-28 vote. In September of a year ago, Trump announced he was e...

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Manchester United blame Donald Trump's tax reforms for high-year loss

Manchester United blame Donald Trump's tax reforms for high-year loss

On Thursday, the club posted their latest financial figures and, although the picture was a positive one overall, Trump's drastic December tax reforms were blamed for United's half-year loss of £21.1m...

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Trump Blocks Launch Of Democrats' Rebuttal To GOP FISA Memo

They say the GOP memo , led by chairman Devin Nunes , R-Calif., is designed as a distraction from the probe, which is looking into whether Trump's campaign was in any way connected to the Russian ...

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Opposition boycotts Rajya Sabha, allege their voice is being muzzled

Opposition boycotts Rajya Sabha, allege their voice is being muzzled

A similar adjournment was done on Monday as well. They had also written a letter to Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu , expressing their anguish. That means the House is not being run according t...

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Eaton (NYSE:ETN) Upgraded by ValuEngine to Buy

About 2.00 million shares traded. Eaton Corporation plc ( ETN ) shares have been seen trading -9.16% off its 52 week- peak value and changed 17.52% from its 52 week-bottom price value. Bernstein dow...

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President Trump, Kim Jong Un lookalikes at Olympics 'want peace'

The biggest challenge is the skepticism being voiced in the US, which seems incredulous that the North has any intention of giving up its nuclear weapons. In stark contrast, two kinds of kimchi - the ...

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Brexit transition period not a given, says EU's Barnier

Brexit transition period not a given, says EU's Barnier

The positions of the European Union are very logical, I think. After talks between Government ministers and Japanese business leaders, the ambassador said: "If there is no profitability of continu...

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Pakistan Zindabad slogan shouted in occupied Kashmir assembly

Pakistan Zindabad slogan shouted in occupied Kashmir assembly

Opposition legislators create a ruckus over J&K Assembly Speaker Kavinder Gupta remarks on Sunjwan camp terror attack during the budget session in Jammu on Saturday. Earlier, the House was adjourned...

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Peaceful gesture amongst Koreans at Games, but US not impressed

Peaceful gesture amongst Koreans at Games, but US not impressed

S. pressure campaign by expelling North Korean "financial facilitators and trade reps". U.S. Vice President Mike Pence , left, shakes hands with Fred Warmbier , the father of Otto Warmbier , an...

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Trump signs budget deal, bringing end to second shutdown of 2018

Trump signs budget deal, bringing end to second shutdown of 2018

The House won't hold a vote on the measure until it is approved by the Senate . Trump defended the deal, but said it contained "much waste in order to get Dem votes". House GOP leaders said they were...

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Barnier warning over transition

Barnier warning over transition

He added: "To be frank, I am surprised by these disagreements". "Time is short, very short". But the British currency quickly reversed those gains and fell 0.8 percent against the dollar to trade at...

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Watch a B-52 set the bombing record against the Taliban

Watch a B-52 set the bombing record against the Taliban

This is the greatest number of guided bombs ever dropped from a B-52, according to a U.S. Central Command press release . The guided munitions destroyed stolen Afghan National Army vehicles that we...

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Shares in Automatic Data Processing (NASDAQ:ADP) Acquired by E&G Advisors LP

Private Bank & Trust Co sold 3,217 shares as the company's stock declined 1.06% while stock markets rallied. The Northpointe Capital Llc holds 560,562 shares with $9.86 million value, up from 410,237 ...

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Trump blocks release of Democrats' counter-memo

Trump blocks release of Democrats' counter-memo

The White House has asked the Justice Department to help revise the memo so it can be released, according to the Washington Post . The president's rejection of the Democratic memo is in contrast...

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Saudi Condemns Syrian Regime's Chemical Attacks in Ghouta

Saudi Condemns Syrian Regime's Chemical Attacks in Ghouta

A USA military official said the US-led coalition had killed at least 100 pro-regime fighters overnight in eastern Syria . The military also said "utmost diligence" was shown to avoid collateral da...

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Trump signs deal to end brief government shutdown

Trump signs deal to end brief government shutdown

Friday and then send the bill to the House. President Donald Trump signed the sweeping budget bill into law after it was approved by Congress, ending the government shutdown that lasted around f...

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Mattis says USA service members in DACA will generally not be deported

Mattis says USA service members in DACA will generally not be deported

The Trump administration announced past year it was rescinding DACA, an Obama-era program that allows certain immigrants brought into the country illegally as children to live and work in the US witho...

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