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Britain nears deal with European Union in Irish border Brexit talks

Britain nears deal with European Union in Irish border Brexit talks

There is undoubtedly an ever-increasing usage of nasty, jingoistic language by certain sections of the Brexit brigade, built on the shaky mythology of past imperial glory and imagined superiority. Businesses are desperate for negotiations to start on the transition deal that Britain wants to put in place after Brexit and also for talks to get going on trade - where the real fight begins. Read More

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Musharraf will say anything to find foothold in Pak: Omar

Musharraf will say anything to find foothold in Pak: Omar

Pakistan's former military ruler Pervez Musharraf , in a television interview, also backed Saeed's release and his outfit's role in waging "Jihad" in Kashmir. Also, Pervez Musharraf claimed Saeed was not involved in Mumbai Terror attack of 2008 because Saeed denied the charges. He concluded by saying that India has always levelled baseless allegations against Pakistan and criticised India for using force against Kashmiris, adding that the recent attacks were being carried out at the ... Read More

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Dems pull out of meet after Trump attack

Dems pull out of meet after Trump attack

I think. We'll see. The Democrats responded in a joint statement that rather than going to the White House for a "show meeting", they will continue to negotiate with Republican Congressional leaders to avert a government shutdown. Now, the immediate question is whether negotiations can get back on track. A day of political drama underscored the intense year-end maneuvering as Trump and Republicans chase long-awaited political victories after a tumultuous 10 months since his inauguration ... Read More

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Donald Trump accused of racial slur

Donald Trump accused of racial slur

But that wasn't possible for Donald Trump . And to put in a slur that has become racial - Pocahontas - didn't belong there. "I don't think it is a racist term, I don't think that was his intent", Sanders said. The White House, however, denied that Trump's remarks were a racial slur and said that what was actually offensive was Warren "lying" about her Native American origins. Read More

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Prince Harry & Meghan Markle's Wedding WILL Be Televised!!

Prince Harry & Meghan Markle's Wedding WILL Be Televised!!

They are grateful to the Queen for granting permission for the use of the chapel. The royal family would pay for all the core elements of the wedding including the service, flowers and music. They will visit Nottingham, where Prince Harry started the Full Effect programme in 2014 through The Royal Foundation. Mr Knauf said Harry and Ms Markle "want the public to feel part of their day" - and are looking at ways to achieve that. Read More

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Excited to visit India, we can do a lot together: Ivanka Trump

Excited to visit India, we can do a lot together: Ivanka Trump

According to officials, this year's summit will focus on the theme of " Women First, Prosperity for All ", and this will be the first GES in which women , over 52.5 per cent of the participants , will be the majority. Ivanka, who is also a successful entrepreneur, will lead the USA delegation, which will also include USAID administrator Mark Green and Overseas Private Investment Corporation President and CEO Ray W. Read More

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UP: Vasco Da Gama train derails, 3 dead

UP: Vasco Da Gama train derails, 3 dead

Bansal said the Railway ministry has announced ex-gratia of Rs 5 lakh to the families of each of the deceased, help of Rs 1 lakh to the seriously injured and Rs 50 ,000 to those with minor injuries. In the past year, several train derailments have taken place, with more than 4 taking place within the state of UP itself. He also claimed that injured passengers were shifted to Karvi hospital for treatment. Read More

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Pakistan frees Hafiz Saeed, alleged mastermind of Mumbai attacks

Pakistan frees Hafiz Saeed, alleged mastermind of Mumbai attacks

The United States has publicly rebuked Pakistan after it released an Islamist leader accused of organising the 2008 Mumbai attacks. The Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) chief, who carries a $10 million USA bounty for his role in terrorist activities, was let go after Thursday midnight by Pakistani authorities in Lahore after a court refused to extend his house arrest citing lack of evidence. Read More

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Korea criticizes US over designation as terror sponsor

Korea criticizes US over designation as terror sponsor

United States officials say Pyongyang is close to developing a nuclear-tipped ballistic missile capable of striking the USA, and have vowed that a nuclear-armed North Korea will not be tolerated. The world's second-largest economy bought goods worth $90.75 million from North Korea in October, down sharply from $145.8 million in September and the lowest on government records going back to January 2014, data from China's General Administration of Customs shows. Read More

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Three LeT militants killed in Kashmir

Three LeT militants killed in Kashmir

This is the second major counter-terror operation in North Kashmir in the last four days. All exit points in these areas were closed and search operations launched, they said. The militants reportedly opened fire upon the search party, triggering an encounter. Army's Srinagar based Chinar Corp, however, confirmed the killing of only two militants. Read More

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Ahead of 26/11 anniversary: Pak court orders release of Hafiz Saeed

Ahead of 26/11 anniversary: Pak court orders release of Hafiz Saeed

Hafiz Saeed - the head of the Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD), a charity said by the United States to be a front for the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) militant group - has been under house arrest since January. On January 31, Saeed and his four aides - Abdullah Ubaid, Malik Zafar Iqbal, Abdul Rehman Abid and Qazi Kashif Hussain - were detained by the Punjab government for 90 days under Anti-Terrorism Act 1997 and the Fourth Schedule of Anti- Terrorism Act 1997. Read More

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Bomb blast kills worshippers in Adamawa mosque

Bomb blast kills worshippers in Adamawa mosque

Tuesday's attack was the biggest in Nigeria's northeast since two schoolgirl suicide bombers killed 56 people and wounded dozens more at a market in Adamawa last December. Boko Haram fighters killed six farmers outside Maiduguri, the civilian militia and the brother of one of the victims said on Monday. During the occupation, the town's name was changed temporarily to Madinatul Islam, or "City of Islam" in Arabic. Read More

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Sounds not from missing Argentine sub

Sounds not from missing Argentine sub

The submarine, with 44 crew on board, disappeared 430km (270 miles) off the Argentine coast. Naval spokesperson, Captain Gabriel Galeazzi, said on Tuesday the search is now happening over "480,000 square kilometers". The submarine reportedly carried enough food, oxygen and fuel for the crew to survive about 90 days on the sea's surface, but only enough oxygen to last seven days underwater, he said. Read More

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Trump defends Senate candidate Moore despite misconduct allegations

Trump defends Senate candidate Moore despite misconduct allegations

The words of prominent Republicans are being used against Alabama's GOP Senate nominee Roy Moore in a campaign ad. "We don't need a liberal person in there, a Democrat", Trump added. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., and other national Republicans have called on Moore to step aside, but the former state Supreme Court chief justice has refused. Read More

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Union has 'mixed feelings' heading back to class

Union has 'mixed feelings' heading back to class

When faculty were voting on the final offer from their employers last week, the colleges told the media that students wouldn't be back in class before November 21 even if faculty voted yes on the offer. "You don't know what to study, and a lot of students feel this way", she said last week. That's understandable politics, but it has real-world effects: if colleges had known on Thursday that the NDP was going to allow the bill to pass on Sunday night, they might have been able to get students ... Read More

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Argentina analyzes noise as sub search continues

Argentina analyzes noise as sub search continues

The vessel went out of contact while en route from the islands of Argentina's Tierra del Fuego to the Armada Argentina's northern base at Mar del Plata. The navy did not give details of the content of that final communication. The U.S. Navy has deployed unmanned underwater vehicles (UUV) to join in the search for the Argentine navy's submarine, A.R.A. Read More

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Robert Mugabe not likely to go anytime soon

Robert Mugabe not likely to go anytime soon

As he passed the 15-minute mark in his speech‚ Mugabe said: "The (Zanu-PF) congress is due in a few weeks from now. His wife Grace has been the one spearheading most of that", said Mr Gutto. "We discourage sensationalism, false news and all forms of hate media as these pose a grave danger to the peacefulness of the ongoing process and sustainability of peace", they said. Read More

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