• President Trumps Obama in Israel, Russia, But Not Elsewhere
President Trumps Obama in Israel, Russia, But Not Elsewhere

Only 22 per cent of Canadians said they have confidence in U.S. President Donald Trump's leadership on the world stage. Some 39 percent described him as charismatic and only 26 percent said he is well-qualified to be president. The Philippines and Vietnam are among few countries where more than 50 percent of people still have faith in the United ...

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  • AIADMK Amma Camp to Support NDA's Presidential Nominee Kovind
AIADMK Amma Camp to Support NDA's Presidential Nominee Kovind

The presidential candidate of the Indian National Democratic Alliance ( NDA ), Ram Nath Kovind , seems to be headed for an easy victory in the elections scheduled for next month. "17 paties came together on the issue of Presidential election and if some parties take a different decision..." "We chose to extend support to NDA's presidential candi...

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  • China's navy launches latest-generation destroyer
China's navy launches latest-generation destroyer

The Type 052D ships are still under production and one such vessel, named Xining, was commissioned in January, Reuters noted. China will now carry out tests on the destroyer, including equipment operation, berthing and sailing. China launched its first domestically-built aircraft carrier in April. China has been building up military facilities ...

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  • Clinton campaign chief has closed-door talk with House panel
Clinton campaign chief has closed-door talk with House panel

According to ABC News , Stone will testify before the House Intelligence Committee on July 24 in a closed-door session . "I think they were trying to make the best judgments they could on behalf of the American people", he said of the Obama team.

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  • Military officials reportedly caught off guard by White House's warning to Syria
Military officials reportedly caught off guard by White House's warning to Syria

The White House warned the Syrian regime on Monday that if it carried out another chemical weapons attack against civilians, it would "pay a heavy price". "There is no authorization to use military force against the Assad regime , but you have to work with Congress". Russian aircraft and troops were at the base the night of the April 7 strike...

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  • S. Korean President calls for N. Korean Olympic participation
S. Korean President calls for N. Korean Olympic participation

The two leaders will have a joint media session to announce a joint statement and the outcome of their meeting. Mr Lee called for the North to "stop developing missile and nuclear programs and come out on to the path of denuclearisation on the Korean peninsula ".

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  • Ryan has faith McConnell can save health bill
Ryan has faith McConnell can save health bill

The bill , which would roll back much of President Barack Obama's healthcare law, has been one of the party's top priorities for years, and the delay is a major embarrassment to Mr Trump and Mr McConnell. Ryan told reporters on Tuesday: "I would not bet against Mitch McConnell ". The report stated the budgetary estimates are "inherently i...

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  • Pro-Trump PAC pulls ads pressuring Dean Heller on health care vote
Pro-Trump PAC pulls ads pressuring Dean Heller on health care vote

The mounting criticism from GOP governors may be enough to convince some Republicans to kill the Senate's ObamaCare repeal legislation. He celebrated the House bill then said it was mean. Republicans hold 52 Senate seats. The bill also maintains for two years the tax credits included in Obamacare to help lower-income Americans purchase...

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  • Japanese stocks approach two-year high, euro sags after Draghi's comments
Japanese stocks approach two-year high, euro sags after Draghi's comments

The dollar index fell 0.7 per cent, with the euro up 1.03 per cent to $1.1294. The Canadian dollar strengthened against its USA counterpart on Monday as oil prices rose, while softer-than-expected US data weighed on the greenback. Asian stocks were mostly higher in range-bound trade on Tuesday after Wall Street closed mixed, while Asian tech shares...

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  • German city evacuating high-rise found with flammable material
German city evacuating high-rise found with flammable material

Workers remove cladding from Whitebeam Court, in Pendleton, Manchester, on Monday. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein). A woman is helped with her belongings from the Burnham Tower, part of the Chalcots Estate in the borough of Camden, in London , Monday, June 26, 2017.

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  • Keep Nancy Pelosi in charge of Democrats
Keep Nancy Pelosi in charge of Democrats

Now, after the fourth special House election loss in a row since President Trump took office, a growing pack of Democrats wants to get rid of Minority Leader Pelosi, who they think is holding the party down. Ossify declined to gauge the impact of the shooting on his race. I don't know how other Democrats feel about the party, but my emotions alte...

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  • McConnell says attack ads against GOP senator were 'beyond stupid'
McConnell says attack ads against GOP senator were 'beyond stupid'

All GOP senators were planning to travel to the White House later Tuesday to meet with President Donald Trump , one source said . Will the extra time help in convincing his reluctant colleagues? "Nothing this week", she told reporters as she left a Senate Republican luncheon.

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  • Lacking Support, GOP Leaders Delay Health Care Bill Vote
Lacking Support, GOP Leaders Delay Health Care Bill Vote

Following the release of the CBO report , Stabenow said in a statement that it showed the Senate Republican health care bill "is a bad deal for MI families and for the country". Democrats , by contrast, have vocally opposed the bill, which is largely similar to the House-passed American Health Care Act, but would cut off expanded Medicaid fu...

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  • US Senate approves new sanctions on Russia, Iran
US Senate approves new sanctions on Russia, Iran

The new measures are presented in the form of an amendment to the draft law on the application of sanctions against Iran. The Senate approved the bill 98-2, with Republican Rand Paul of Kentucky and Independent Bernie Sanders of Vermont voting against the measure.

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  • Multiple casualties as auto bomb hits bank in south Afghanistan
Multiple casualties as auto bomb hits bank in south Afghanistan

The statement had harsh words for the government of President Ashraf Ghani , which it dismissed as a "stooge" of America and blamed for rising ethnic and factional tensions in Kabul and elsewhere. It follows a similar video of the two men which the Taliban released in January and comes as US authorities are preparing their new strategy for Afgh...

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  • Ready or not, Indian businesses brace for biggest-ever tax reform
Ready or not, Indian businesses brace for biggest-ever tax reform

Ecommerce companies have been trying to convince the government to treat them as "platforms" which are used by suppliers to sell products, and not "shops". There present the tax for the manufacturers and service providers whose annual turnover is above the Rs 75 lakh, and composition scheme is optional. The introduction of the concept of supply is ...

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  • United States' global image suffering under Donald Trump's presidency
United States' global image suffering under Donald Trump's presidency

The sharp decline in how much global public trusts the USA president on the world stage is especially pronounced among some of America's closest allies in Europe and Asia, as well as neighboring Mexico and Canada. Not all the findings were bad news for the USA, however. The survey was conducted among 40,447 respondents in 37 countries from Februa...

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  • We're old leaders but we can dream
We're old leaders but we can dream

Too often, he added, we speak badly of our neighbour, "our tongues wag too much" instead of following the order that God gave to "our father" Abraham as a lesson for life. Martyrs are not selfish, living for themselves. In this sense, the pope said, "every Christian is a "martyr", a witness to the sure hope that faith inspires".

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  • Global Cyber Attacks Reach Australia
Global Cyber Attacks Reach Australia

Sententia cyber security practice manager Tony Vizza believes this ransomware variant to differ to WannaCry as it has no broad-spectrum and easy to deploy kill-switch. Suspicions in Ukraine quickly fell on Russian Federation, which annexed Crimea in 2014 and has been blamed for several large-scale cyberattacks on Ukraine's power infrastructure.

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  • US Senate Republicans delay vote on Obamacare repeal bill
US Senate Republicans delay vote on Obamacare repeal bill

Heller brought up the ads when he and other Republican senators met with Trump on Tuesday at the White House , according to South Dakota Sen. "They're hard to pull together and hard to pass", he said of bills addressing complex issues like health care .

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