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This 'bot' formats Trump's tweets as White House statements

The offer by Sessions to discuss resigning, however lightly he made it, was surprising from one of the president's earliest and most vocal supporters. It's an inside look into the president's mind, one that is often a disturbing accounting of what he considers important. "I think it's that it's the dissonance", Neiss told The Washington Post . Read More »

Naga rebel leader Khaplang dies in Myanmar

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In 2015, the NDA government signed a framework agreement with the NSCN (IM) and banned Khaplang's faction for five years for its alleged involvement in a series of attacks on security forces, including an army convoy on June 4 in Manipur's Chandel district that left 18 army, men dead. Read More »

Moody's downgrades South Africa on growth, political worries

This rating action concludes Moody's decision to place the economy under review for a further possible downgrade . Moody's Investors Service downgraded South Africa's rating to Baa3 on Friday and assigned a negative outlook. "As a effect, Moody's views the underlying political dynamics which led to the March cabinet reshuffle as posing a threat to near- and medium-term real GDP growth". Read More »

3rd French victim of London Bridge attacks confirmed

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The death toll from the attacks in London on Saturday night has now risen to eight, after another body was recovered from the River Thames. "The security and intelligence services and police have stopped 18 plots since 2013, including five since the Westminster attack two months ago". Read More »

Iran arrests 7 suspects for supporting Tehran attacks

But some young Sunnis seem to regard policies of Shi'ite-led Iran as oppressive at home or aggressive abroad, such as in Iraq and Syria, pushing more of them into the arms of jihadist groups. The Brotherhood was the ideological base for Hamas, the Islamist rulers of the besieged Gaza Strip that have fought three wars with the Israelis. Being the second-largest buyer of Qatari liquefied natural gas, after Japan, and with more than 650,000 Indians living in Qatar, New Delhi's stakes in the ... Read More »

United Kingdom election fiasco means heartburn for European Union leaders, too

She sought to deflect pressure onto Corbyn, arguing he had a weak record on security matters. "I was soaked through by the rain but I still went out and voted". and United Kingdom and "underscored that he looks forward to working with the Prime Minister on shared goals and interests in the years to come". It had risen to a seven-month high of $1.1285 a week ago as the dollar retreated broadly on weaker-than-expected USA employment numbers.But the common currency was capped after the ... Read More »

What's a hung Parliament? Implications of the UK election

May is facing calls to resign after her snap General Election gamble spectacularly backfired . Her centre-right party came first but lost its majority in parliament, meaning it is likely to have to secure the support of Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) and its 10 extra seats to push it over the line. Read More »

Breaking Twitter Silence, Trump Sees Lies, Vindication in 'Leaker' Comey's Testimony

When asked if he had covertly recorded his conversations with Comey, as Trump had suggested in a tweet shortly after firing Comey last month, the president was coy. House Intelligence Committee Chairman Mike Conaway, a Texas Republican, and Representative Adam Schiff of California, the top-ranking Democrat, announced after the news conference they have asked the White House to produce any recordings or memoranda that might exist of Trump's conversations with Comey. Read More »

Saudi Arabia, allies issue Qatar-linked terror blacklist

The list of individuals includes several Arab and Gulf figures, mainly Egyptian Youssef Abdullah Al-Qaradawi, Libyan Abdulhakim Belhadj, Kuwaiti Hajjaj bin Fahad Hajjaj Mohammed Al-Ajmi, Qatari Abdullah bin Khalid Al Thani, in addition to entities including the Qatar Volunteer Center, the Doha Apple Company and the Sheikh Thani bin Abdullah Foundation for Humanitarian Services. Read More »

White House, intel chiefs want to make internet spying law permanent

NSA Director Rogers added that the law had been vital to preventing terrorism in allied countries as well. Admiral Mike Rogers, head of the National Security Agency, also said the FISA program was vital to gaining an understanding of Russian efforts to influence the 2016 USA presidential election. Read More »

Apple has announced two new

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This is because, as expected , iOS 11 removes support for 32-bit devices and apps, a move which could see nearly 200,000 apps go the way of borkage when the update arrives. The revitalized iPads have a new feature known as "ProMotion", which offers a super-quick rejuvenate rate of 120 Hz to their screens for a smoother experience of visual. Read More »

Football Fans React After £79million Star Agrees to Join Manchester United

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Also Read: Alvaro Morata - Much ado about nothing? Manchester United are confident of signing Alvaro Morata and will continue negotiations with Real Madrid for the Spain global, according to Sky Sports . But the former Atletico Madrid man's refusal to push through a move means Los Blancos have told Kaylor Navan he will be the No1 at the Bernabeu next season. Read More »

Kimball 1st IndyCar pole comes with record run at Texas

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Graham Rahal , the defending Texas victor who last weekend won both races in Detroit, will start 11th at the 1 1/2-mile Texas track. Dixon, who is still seeking his first victory of 2017, set a fastest lap of 23.2027sec, an average of 223.422mph, to usurp teammate Charlie Kimball by 1.6mph, albeit with the aid of a tow. Read More »

A guide to the 2017 Scripps National Spelling Bee

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Padhy is also a member of her local swim team and runs cross country. "It's the same as every other spelling bee". After Gabrielle spelled similitude correctly, she pumped her fists, jumped off and hugged a friend who had yet to spell. Bay Staters can let out a sigh of relief that "Massachusetts", the name of their own state, wasn't the most looked-up word, as it was a year ago. He said he was just happy to be there. Read More »

Activist probing Ivanka Trump's brands in China arrested: rights group

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The undercover activists were to allege a host of labour violations at the plant, Li said, including paying below China's legal minimum wage, managers verbally abusing workers and "violations of women's rights". Hua's wife, Deng, said she believed her husband's job was "helpful and meaningful to society". Deng said the caller told her she didn't need to know the details, only that she would not be able to see, speak with or receive money from her husband, the family's breadwinner. Read More »

Boy, 11, killed by train in Salem

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Transit Police say the boy was trespassing, and was hit near the Castle Hill neighborhood at about 8:00 p.m. His name has not been been released. The Essex County District Attorney's office told Boston 25 News that a representative was heading to the scene and an update would be provided. Read More »

Trump may allow Comey testimony

Senators will nearly certainly ask Comey whether Trump asked him to drop an Federal Bureau of Investigation probe into Flynn's contacts with Russian government officials. Mueller has so far been mum about taking over the investigations. Comey's associates have said Comey told them Trump had asked for a pledge of loyalty to the president and later asked Comey to consider ending the investigation of Flynn. Read More »

Cavs' first-half outburst breaks multiple Finals records

Durant's sheer talent and uncanny ability to hit shots at key moments has been the difference maker for a Warriors team that have raced out to a 3-0 lead over the Cleveland Cavaliers in the best-of-seven NBA Finals. "I played against some great teams, but I don't think no team has had this type of firepower", James said after Wednesday's loss. "That's kind of what I think makes our team who we are, is we have got a lot of guys who can play off the ball and make plays and take ... Read More »

Apple Gets into WiFi Speakers with HomePod

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The device, which comes in Space Gray and White, will hit stores in December. Six microphones allow the speaker to hear audio commands from across the room, even when loud music is playing, and Apple has expanded Siri's vocabulary and intelligence to allow it to respond to a wide variety of music-related queries. Read More »

Qatar rejects as baseless terrorism designations by four Arab states

U.S. President Donald Trump , while appearing with Romanian President Klaus Werner Iohannis, focused on accusing Qatar of funding terrorism and not the recently enacted blockade. Calls to Gulf leaders over the past few days have left him convinced there's a resolution, he said. He added: "I don't know in which century we are living". Read More »

Kamala Harris chewed out by Republican colleague and America goes wild

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Rosenstein then continued his answer and said that he believes Mueller has adequate authority. "I am going to get mad when we have an attorney general who is trying to reinstate the war on drugs, and he thinks the greatest evil that mankind has ever seen is marijuana", Harris said last week at the Code Conference. Read More »

The President Didn't Tweet About Comey, But Another Trump Did

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Some Democratic senators reacted to Comey's testimony by saying they believe there is credible evidence that Trump may have obstructed justice in trying to convince Comey to drop the Federal Bureau of Investigation probe into former national security adviser Michael Flynn . Read More »