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DUP head: Talks with UK Conservatives going well

DUP head: Talks with UK Conservatives going well

Adding to these concerns is a statement from the Portadown branch of the anti-Catholic Orange Order asking the DUP to use its new influence to get permission to conduct a banned march through a predominantly pro-Catholic neighbourhood, and comments from Ireland's Prime Minister Enda Kenny stating that a deal with the party may undermine the Northern Irish peace process. Read More

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US Supreme Court will review Trump travel ban

US Supreme Court will review Trump travel ban

Not even Chief Justice John Roberts, who wrote the principal dissent in Obergefell , signed on. As one justice settles into his new job at the Supreme Court, is another about to leave? The cases include the rights of immigrants to court hearings while they face long periods of detention and the validity of a provision of immigration law that makes deportations easier. Read More

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Supreme Court travel ban ruling: What it means

Blackman also noted that the decisions of the 4th and 9th U.S. Circuit Courts of Appeals, which upheld injunctions blocking the order, will be vacated if the high court dismisses the case for mootness, a development many anticipate. The court ruled that Trump may bar people from six majority Muslim countries - Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen - if they have no "bona fide" relationship to the U.S. Read More

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Turkey to use its authority to resolve Qatar crisis

In his turn, Karzai called on unity among the Muslim nations but declared his support against any nation supporting or having links with the terrorism, the statement added. Elsewhere in his remarks, Gargash said he believed that when Qatar did back down, there would be a need to monitor its activities in the region, something Western powers could undertake. Read More

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White House says Assad may be preparing chemical attack

But according to the former Assad general, the Syrian leader failed to declare large amounts of sarin precursor chemicals and other toxic materials. Trump previously accused the Syrian government of launching a chemical weapons attack on April 4. The attack - which killed at least 87 people, including 30 children - escalated tensions between Washington and Russian Federation, which has advisers in Syria aiding its close ally Assad. Read More

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Spillover from Syria strikes Golan for second day in a row

Spillover from Syria strikes Golan for second day in a row

The military "targeted two artillery positions and an ammunitions truck belonging to the Syrian regime", after " errant fire " from Syria hit the Israeli-controlled Golan Heights for a second day, it said in a statement. Syrian state media said a number of people were killed and, citing the Syrian military command, said five soldiers were wounded. According to SANA, the battles in this region are between President Bashar Assad's army and the Nusra Front, a Salafist rebel group in Syria. Read More

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White House paints Handel win as Trump triumph

White House paints Handel win as Trump triumph

Pelosi's defiant comments came as Democrats remained angry and divided after throwing some $30 million into a House race in Georgia on Tuesday, only to end up with a loss that wasn't even very close. Rosen is a likely candidate for Senate against the most endangered GOP Senate incumbent, Dean Heller of Nevada. The California Democrat has always been a bogeywoman Republicans have used to motivate their base and to woo independents as the personification of liberal values and a reminder of ... Read More

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Angry Chalcots Estate Residents Confront Camden Council Leader

A resident of Dornay tower block adjusts the curtain on the top floor apartmant, part of the Chalcots Estate in the borough of Camden, north London , Saturday, June 24, 2017. Look, you've got to err on the side of caution. The Department for Communities and Local Government's announcement comes amid a national safety operation to identify buildings with cladding like that used on the tower block in north Kensington. Read More

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US secure first win of America's Cup, trail New Zealand 4-1

US secure first win of America's Cup, trail New Zealand 4-1

Emirates Team New Zealand faces Oracle Team USA in more America's Cup sailing competition this weekend. The arch-rivals are due to resume battle on Bermuda's Great Sound on Sunday, with another two races scheduled. Not only did Oracle make its boat faster during a five-day break in racing, but Spithill, who was a pretty fair boxer during his youth in Australia, regained his edge as a master at mind games. Read More

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Nabra Hassanen Memorial Catches Fire In Dupont Circle

Nabra Hassanen Memorial Catches Fire In Dupont Circle

Darwin Martinez Torres , 22, is now being held on a second-degree murder charge. Arab, Muslim, Black, Latino, Asian, women's, faith-based, and other organizations from across Chicagoland are mobilizing hundreds of people for this vigil , and are also demanding that Virginia authorities, who are claiming that the murder was a " road rage " incident, investigate it as a hate crime. Read More

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Bombings at market in northwest Pakistan kill 15

Bombings at market in northwest Pakistan kill 15

A second official confirmed the explosions and toll. "Our attacks will continue until a true sharia system is enforced in Pakistan ", the spokesman said, referring to Islamic law. The army sent two helicopters from Peshawar to take part in the rescue efforts. A suicide auto bombing near the office of the provincial police chief in southwestern Pakistan has killed 11 people and wounded 20. Read More

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American Warplane Shoots Down Iranian-Made Drone Over Syria

The F-15E Strike Eagle shot down the Shaheed-129 drone that was connected with Syrian government forces, the Pentagon said about the incident, according to USA Today . Russia stressed it would in future be tracking the coalition's jets, not shooting them down, but added that "a threat for those jets may appear only if they take action that poses a threat to Russian aircraft". Read More

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Chants against Saudi Arabia as Iran marks Jerusalem Day

Top Guards' commanders have repeatedly said that Israel is within range of Iran's missiles. Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said that the country will not back down from pursuing its missile program. The statement urged unity among Palestinian political groups against Israel and called on the global and regional institutions to prevent Israel from implementing racist policies in the occupied territories. Read More

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China celebrates International Yoga Day

China celebrates International Yoga Day

As the third International Yoga Day celebrations kicked off in Lucknow today with Prime Minister Narendra Modi asking every citizen to make Yoga a part of their lives, the real estate fraternity, now trying to come to terms with the new regulatory environment, said all challenges such as GST or RERA can be overcome through Yoga. Read More

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No Ban: Animal Activists Say China's Yulin Dog Meat Festival is Back

No Ban: Animal Activists Say China's Yulin Dog Meat Festival is Back

As we mentioned based on the information we received and our sit down meetings with the Yulin government - THERE IS NO BAN. Protests against the festival come both from overseas and from within China . It takes place in Yulin, a city in the Guangxi province of China, and runs from the 21 to 30 June during one of the hottest weeks of the year. "The price of dog meat is higher over a year ago", said a seller surnamed Zhao. Read More

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Former NBA player Dennis Rodman arrives in North Korea

Former NBA player Dennis Rodman arrives in North Korea

A plane carrying Otto Warmbier arrived around 10:20pm Tuesday (local time ) at an airport in Cincinnati where he was to be taken to a hospital. Warmbier was found guilty and sentenced in March 2016 to 15 years hard labor . "We get to see our son Otto tonight". Three Americans remain in custody. He is now en route to OH where he will be reunited with his family, the State Department said. Read More

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Travel companies brace for Trump's Cuba policy announcement

Hoping to bring democracy back to the Communist island, then-President Barack Obama in 2014 restored diplomatic ties with Cuba, reversing decades-old policy. Commercial flights, which resumed for the first time in 50 years last summer, will still continue between the US and Cuba. The venue is named after a leader of the failed US-backed Bay of Pigs invasion of Cuba in 1961 against Fidel Castro's revolutionary government. Read More

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Federation Internationale de Football Association warns Mexico over discriminatory chants at Confed Cup

It's the first time Portugal plays in it, so it is a privilege for us all to be here. "Our players and myself were shouting to stop the game but there was no reaction on the side. The game will mark the seventh-ever meeting between New Zealand and Mexico , with El Tri winning all five of the confrontations since the start of 2010, and New Zealand earning their lone victory in the initial meeting between the sides - 37 years ago, in 1980 . Read More

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US says it shot down Iranian-made drone in Syria

The drone was identified as a Shaheed-129 that displayed "hostile intent and advanced" on coalition forces at the At Tanf combat outpost used to train partner Syrian forces in the fight against the Islamic State ( ISIS ). The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the eastern neighborhood of Jobar was struck on Tuesday by 12 airstrikes, adding that government forces are trying to push into the area. Read More

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Trump attorney says president not under investigation

Trump attorney says president not under investigation

Trump obstructed justice by firing Mr. Comey, who was heading the investigation. "But let me be very clear here, as it has been since the beginning, the president is not and has not been under investigation for obstruction". "The tweet from the president was in response to the five anonymous sources purportedly leaking info to the Washington Post ". Trump admitted , however, in an NBC television interview he fired Comey because of the Russia investigation and then reportedly told ... Read More

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