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Super Sunday for Srikanth

Kidambi Srikanth has held his never eve though Chen Long threatened to run away with the advantage having secured a two-point lead, winning four points in a row, moving to 19-17. This time, Srikanth made no mistake and sealed the first game in 23 minutes. "I have no thoughts about the final, no thoughts about winning or losing". Read More

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India, Portugal sign new agreements in 'taxation'

The deal would still require approval by Congress. California-based General Atomics, the maker of the Guardian drone sought by India, declined to comment. In that, he's likely to find common ground with Trump. "Ultimately, that's the ultimate goal", the White House official said. For personality polarities aside, there is every reason to expect positive chemistry between the rigorously disciplined Prime Minister and the irrepressible President on their first meeting-and out of that ... Read More

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Home sales up in May, but buyers face sharply rising prices

Home sales up in May, but buyers face sharply rising prices

Total existing-home sales were up by 1.1 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.62 million in May from a downwardly revised 5.56 million in April, according to new data from the National Association of Realtors ( NAR ). Four percent of sales were foreclosures and 1% were short sales. The median is the midpoint; half the homes sold for more, half for less. On the month, volume rose 23 percent (from $3.544 billion). Read More

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Iran denies Saudi claim of guard arrests

Iran denies Saudi claim of guard arrests

Their destination was the Marjan oil field, it said. It said one of the boats was subsequently seized and found to be "carrying weapons for a sabotage target". Iran said they had been encouraged by Saudi Arabia. It said the boat was one of two Iranian boats fishing in the Gulf that had been pushed off course by waves. Read More

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White House torn over Mueller's role as pressure grows

And the White House has said - nothing. Mueller's investigation will oversee an FBI probe into whether members of Trump's campaign team and his associates colluded to help Russian Federation with its interference in the election. The move came on the heels of word that Trump had asked Comey in February to jettison the bureau's investigation into Trump's former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn. Read More

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Sen. Murphy: Trump's Policy is to 'Do the Opposite'

Sen. Murphy: Trump's Policy is to 'Do the Opposite'

The new realities of U.S.travel to Cuba will be determined by the regulations that federal agencies will produce as a result of the new policy . "The US President, ill-advised once again, takes decisions that favor the political interests of an extremist minority of Cuban origin in the state of Florida , who driven by petty motivation, do not desist from their objective to punish Cuba and its people for exercising the legitimate and sovereign right to be free and for having taken the ... Read More

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Alleged shooter volunteered on Bernie Sanders campaign, Senator 'sickened' by shooting

Alleged shooter volunteered on Bernie Sanders campaign, Senator 'sickened' by shooting

According to the Washington Post , Hodgkinson campaigned for Bernie Sanders in the Quad Cities during the senator's presidential run. "He could have a short temper when it came to different issues", Clark said. Louisiana congressman Steve Scalise underwent surgery for a gunshot to the hip and was in stable condition. Capitol Police officers who were in Scalise's security detail wounded the shooter, who was taken into custody. Read More

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Mattis: Trump Has Delegated Decisions On Afghan Troop Levels

Mattis: Trump Has Delegated Decisions On Afghan Troop Levels

Reuters reported in late April that the administration of US President Donald Trump was carrying out a review of Afghanistan, and conversations were revolving around sending between 3,000 and 5,000 US and coalition troops there. The Taliban controls more territory in Afghanistan than at any point after the 2001 US -led intervention that toppled the Taliban government, which harbored al Qaeda, the architects of 9/11 terror attacks. Read More

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Democratic congressional baseball team sheltered for an hour after learning of shooting

Democratic congressional baseball team sheltered for an hour after learning of shooting

Rep. Barry Loudermilk (R-Ga.), a member of the GOP baseball squad who was on the scene during Wednesday morning's shooting , said Congress should explore allowing lawmakers to carry weapons to defend themselves. We are very fortunate that the Capitol Police were on the scene, and that the Alexandria Police Department and first responders who also arrived nearly immediately. Read More

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Israel approves over 8000 new West Bank Housing units

Israel approves over 8000 new West Bank Housing units

Against UN Resolutions and peace efforts, Israel has approved the construction of the largest illegal settlement in the West Bank in 25 years. The Ministerial Committee for Legislation advanced a bill on Sunday that would cut tax transfers to the Palestinian Authority (PA) over stipends paid by the Palestinian leadership to security prisoners and their families. Read More

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Russian police may use force to break up illegal Moscow rally

Russian police may use force to break up illegal Moscow rally

The 41-year-old's anti-corruption videos have needled the country's most powerful and drawn to the streets crowds unseen since a wave of protests against President Vladimir Putin's reelection to a third term in 2012. This was a reference to the main thoroughfare in central Moscow, near the Kremlin, where the protest was getting underway Monday afternoon. Eleven demonstrators were arrested in Vladivostok, according to OVD-Info, a website that monitors political repressions. Read More

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Puerto Rico votes for statehood in nonbinding, low-turnout election

Héctor Ferrer, president of the Popular Democratic Party that embraces the island's current status as a territory, also fears that statehood would bring a loss of Puerto Rican identity. Turnout was the lowest of any vote on the island in over 50 years with nearly eight out of 10 voters not even showing up at the polls. Puerto Rico's governor said the territory will now put its " Tennessee plan " into action, meaning it will choose two senators and five representatives to go to Washington, ... Read More

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McCain says his confusing questions resulted from tiredness

McCain says his confusing questions resulted from tiredness

The president told him, "I hope you can let this go", and he took it as more than a mere suggestion. There was the matter of President Clinton's meeting on the tarmac with the sitting attorney general, at a time when his wife was subject to a criminal investigation, and you've suggested that perhaps there are other matters that you may be able to share with us later on in a classified setting. Read More

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