• Trump urges India to do more to ease trade barriers
Trump urges India to do more to ease trade barriers

Mr Modi swooped in for two big bear hugs with the US President during their joint statements in the Rose Garden, wrapping his arms around Mr Trump's midsection and ending their first embrace with a lingering handshake that stretched the President's arm between their two lecterns.

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  • India, US Joint Statement Tough on Pakistan
India, US Joint Statement Tough on Pakistan

Earlier, Modi said the logic of the Indo-US strategic ties is "incontrovertible" and the two countries have an overriding interest in securing the world from terrorism, radical ideologies and non-traditional security threats. In advance of the meeting, the Trump administration approved India's purchase of almost two dozen unarmed surveillance dro...

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  • White House Says Assad Could Be Preparing Another Chemical Attack
White House Says Assad Could Be Preparing Another Chemical Attack

Bashar al-Assad's regime is planning another chemical attack in Syria, the White House said on Monday night, and warned the Syrian President that he would pay "a heavy price" if it took place. Both suggested other scenarios, including that the gas was released after a rebel chemical weapons storage facility was bombed , or that it was a fals...

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  • CBO: Senate health bill would leave 22 million more uninsured by 2026
CBO: Senate health bill would leave 22 million more uninsured by 2026

Also appearing on ABC, Susan Collins of Maine, said , "It's hard for me to see the bill passing this week". US President Donald Trump hopes the "dead carcass of Obamacare " is soon to be replaced. The House and Senate repeal bills would dramatically scale back financial assistance to low- and moderate-income Americans who buy insurance at...

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  • Many Florida based Cuban exiles embrace Trump policy but want more
Many Florida based Cuban exiles embrace Trump policy but want more

But it also reiterated "its willingness to continue the respectful dialogue and cooperation". Earlier Friday, Trump said he was "cancelling" his predecessor Barack Obama's agreement with the communist island state, which had re-established diplomatic ties after fifty years.

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  • Trump takes another swipe at CNN following resignations
Trump takes another swipe at CNN following resignations

He also wrote, "So they caught Fake News CNN cold, but what about NBC, CBS & ABC?" Posted Thursday on CNN's website, it was retracted the next night. "Classy move. Apology accepted", Scaramucci said after CNN retracted the story. Congressional investigators reportedly want to know if they discussed lifting US sanctions against Russia-a ...

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  • Backed Fighters Capture a Quarter of Daesh-held Raqqa
Backed Fighters Capture a Quarter of Daesh-held Raqqa

The SDF began its drive against Raqqa - the last IS stronghold inside Syria - in early June after a monthslong campaign to encircle ISIS fighters inside the city. And as the fight moves beyond Raqqa to other IS-held territory along the river, Mattis said the crowded field of forces - from Russia, Syria , Hezbollah and the coalition - will ha...

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  • The Dark Tower: new featurette arrives
The Dark Tower: new featurette arrives

And despite its confusing source material, it seems pretty simple: it's a battle for the fate of the world between good ( the gunslinger and the boy from Earth who accompanies him, Jake Chambers) and evil (the Man in Black), which rests upon the mysterious Dark Tower .

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  • LaMelo Ball uses racial slur during WWE 'Monday Night Raw' appearance
LaMelo Ball uses racial slur during WWE 'Monday Night Raw' appearance

LaVar then removed his shirt to a chorus of cheer as his sons, Lonzo and LaMelo , sat in the ring laughing. The updated release date will allow Ball and his family's Big Baller Brand to introduce more styles to the market closer to the beginning of the 2017-18 National Basketball Association regular season, which starts in October.

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  • Oil prices hit seven-month lows on global oversupply
Oil prices hit seven-month lows on global oversupply

On Wednesday , they hit a low of $42.05, their lowest intraday level since August 2016. Libya's oil production climbed to its highest level in four years, which added to the glut of supply in the global crude market, according to experts.

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  • Conservative GOP senator hits party leaders on health bill
Conservative GOP senator hits party leaders on health bill

That combination is expected to reduce the number of people with insurance coverage by 22 million by 2026: Fifteen million fewer on Medicaid and 7 million fewer in the individual market. McConnell can lose only two of the 52 GOP senators to move onto the legislation. Republicans said their bill will make health insurance cheaper. Critics said tha...

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  • How a defiant Mamata Banerjee let Gorkhaland protests go out of hand
How a defiant Mamata Banerjee let Gorkhaland protests go out of hand

The statement comes a day after the GJM claimed that two of their supporters were shot dead by the police in Singmari, a locality in Darjeeling , the hotbed of the statehood protests. Gurung had then held a meeting with former army personnel and officers from the hills and requested them to take charge of selection, recruitment and training of t...

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  • Ghulam Nabi Azad slams Nitish Kumar for his remark on Meira Kumar
Ghulam Nabi Azad slams Nitish Kumar for his remark on Meira Kumar

After filing his nomination on June 23, Kovind, 71, started his Presidential campaign from Uttar Pradesh on June 25. On questions of the Presidential polls being seen as a Dalit vs Dalit contest, she said such a thought process has to be buried.

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  • Leo Varadkar Becomes Ireland's Youngest, 1st Openly Gay PM
Leo Varadkar Becomes Ireland's Youngest, 1st Openly Gay PM

In Wednesday's vote, Varadkar was elected by 57 to 50 votes, with 47 abstentions. Mr Kenny's speech marked his long-awaited resignation as leader of the Republic's minority government after six years in the role. "It's not something that defines me". One of Mr Varadkar's first official contacts as leader will be with Mrs May to pass on the symp...

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  • Crapo-backed Russian Federation sanctions bill passes Senate
Crapo-backed Russian Federation sanctions bill passes Senate

To become law, the legislation would have to pass the House of Representatives and be signed into law by Trump. These latest sanctions are in retaliation for Russia's interference in last year's presidential election. "The United States of America needs to send a strong message to Vladimir Putin and any other aggressor that we will not tolera...

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  • Supreme Court to hear major challenge to partisan gerrymandering
Supreme Court to hear major challenge to partisan gerrymandering

In packed districts, the efficiency gap considers all of the votes over 50 percent-that is beyond those needed to get a candidate elected-to be superfluous, or "wasted"; and in cracked districts, all votes for the losing party are deemed wasted.

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  • First woman leads UK Changing of the Guard ceremony
First woman leads UK Changing of the Guard ceremony

Canadian Captain Megan Couto, left, makes history by becoming the first female Captain of the Queen's Guard as she takes part in the Changing the Guard ceremony at Buckingham Palace in London , Monday, June 26, 2017 . To read this article in one of Houston's most-spoken languages, click on the button below. Couto, 24, joined the military in...

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  • Takata, brought down by airbag crisis, files for bankruptcy
Takata, brought down by airbag crisis, files for bankruptcy

Takata's payment obligations exceed 1 trillion yen ($9 billion), making the bankruptcy of the airbag manufacturer the largest of a Japanese manufacturing company to date. After Takata's bankruptcy filing, its shares will be delisted from the Tokyo Stock Exchange on July 27. Takata says it is seeking US$1.6 billion in aid from KSS, which will...

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  • U.S. top court partially reinstates Trump travel ban
U.S. top court partially reinstates Trump travel ban

In the meantime, the court said Monday that Trump's ban on visitors from Iran, Libya , Somalia, Sudan , Syria and Yemen can be enforced if those visitors lack a "credible claim of a bona fide relationship with a person or entity in the United States".

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Want "fair" trading ties with India: Trump tells Modi

A guided White House tour by President Donald Trump, a few laughs and a working dinner - the first for a foreign dignitary at the White House under the current administration - was how Prime Minister Narendra Modi rounded off his U.S. "The relationship between India has never been better and stronger", Trump added. Trump accepted Modi's invit...

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