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Merkel says she will serve full four-year term if re-elected

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Schulz gave no figures, but he has said he wanted to boost infrastructure investment by 30 billion euros over the next four years to improve schools and streets. "For this, I have the same responsibility as Olaf Scholz does - and I'm not dodging", she added. "But we also must be able to get everything built on the ground". Read More »

Lalu Prasad lashes out at Nitish for backing Ram Nath Kovind

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Goyal; and the wife of Lalu's confidante Prem Chand Gupta, Sujata on allegations of awarding the tender for development, maintenance and operation of hotels in Ranchi and Puri in 2006. Contrary to a claim by RJD leaders, all four Independent MLAs, namely, Anant Kumar Singh (Mokama), Rinku Singh (Valmikinagar), Ashok Chaudhary (Kanti) and Baby Kumari (Bochaha), seemed to have voted for Kovind, going by their activity on the assembly premises. Read More »

Reebok Clapped Back at Trump in the Best Possible Way

Mr. Macron also wants to be seen as the only leader on speaking terms with both Mr. Trump and Mr. Putin who can reconcile US and Russian objectives in Syria. handsome". Bishop was not the only one to publicly respond to Trump's comments in Paris. The Canton, Mass. -based brand Tweeted on Friday: "In case you were wondering when it IS appropriate to say, 'You're in such good shape ...lovely'". Read More »

Shikhar Dhawan to replace injured Murali Vijay for Sri Lanka tour

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Vijay hasn't fully recovered from the wrist injury he picked during the Test series against Australia, and has been advised to continue his rehabilitation programme. The will be India's first full series in eight years in Sri Lanka, involving all three formats of the game. Star batsman Rohit Sharma and pacer Mohammad Shami were re-called for the Sri Lanka tour scheduled to be held from July 26 to September 6. Read More »

Vehicle lands on roof of house

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A speeding SUV driver hit an embankment, went airborne and became stuck on top of a person's house, authorities said. The incident occurred near St. Neighbors said it's not uncommon for drivers to ignore the stop signs. "I'll just gather my thoughts", Redding said. "We had accessed the roof and the structure to see if it was safe to get on the roof", Arras said. Read More »

Butkus and Hornung Award Watch Lists

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Tre' Williams added to his list of preseason accolades on Monday. The Paul Hornung award has been around for eight years and celebrates the most versatile player in college football. Mirroring the legendary "51" pro jersey of the award's namesake Dick Butkus whom NFL Films considers the best defensive player in football history, each watch list features 51 players identified by a 51-person selection panel of deeply experienced coaches, talent evaluators and journalists. Read More »

Ted Cruz Gets Proposals Included In Revised Obamacare Repeal Bill

These non-compliant plans wouldn't have to cover the " essential health benefits " that Obamacare plans on the exchanges are required to cover, but they'd be a lot cheaper. Nor is there any detail in the bill of how these high-risk pools will work. They are disproportionately concentrated in states where the exchange is run by the federal government rather than by the state. Read More »

Lakh Affected In Assam Floods, Number Of Deaths Near 60

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The Assam minister further said that, the district administration had distributed 40,640 quintal rice, 7,530 quintal dal, 2,462 quintal salt, 16,298 liters mustard oil, 28,674 numbers tarpaulin among the flood-affected people and set up 711 relief distribution centres. Read More »

9 drowned after flood struck swimmers in Arizona forest area

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Saturday local time (6:19 p.m. EDT), sheriff's officials said. The Gila County Sheriff's Office said on Sunday that it had recovered eight bodies near a swimming hole near Payson, a small town about 145km northeast of Phoenix. A hiker named Disa Alexander revealed in an interview that she was hiking near the swimming hole within the Ellison Creek and East Verde River areas when the water suddenly flowed. Read More »

South Korea proposed talks with DPRK

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The South Korean official added that the meeting aims to stop "all acts of hostility" near the Military Demarcation Line (MDL) that divides the two nations on the Korean Peninsula. Your correspondent believes the joint missile launches by the US and South Korea were provocative, and that negotiations are the best way of finding a solution in the Korean peninsula. Read More »

Woman killed outside Church queuing to vote in Venezuela

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A vast majority of Venezuelan voters, 98.4 percent, rejected the President's proposal to form a National Constituent Assembly to amend the country's Constitution in an opposition-backed referendum. The referendum was organized by activists opposed to President Nicolas Maduro's plans to rewrite the constitution. "We are voting to get them out". Read More »

R. Kelly is reportedly imprisoning women in a sex cult

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Sources told Buzzfeed that today, Kelly allegedly records his sexual encounters with his live-in girlfriends and shares them with male friends. They can reprogram her. DeRogatis has reached out to the alleged victims on their Kelly-issued cell phones-which they can only use with his permission-but hasn't been able to speak to any of them. Read More »

These Two Dubai-Based Airlines Have Decided To Join Forces

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Both airlines will however continue to be managed independently. Under the partnership, the Dubai-based carriers will operate an "expansive" codeshare agreement, as well as increased schedule alignment and network optimisation to more than 200 destinations, they said in a statement. Read More »

Police Release Sketch Of Person Believed Connected To Delphi Murders

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Their bodies were found the next day in the woods. The suspect is described as a white man between 5-foot-6 and 5-foot-10, weighing 180-220 pounds, with reddish brown hair, and unknown eye color. Riley said investigators believe the man captured in the photos and in the new artist's sketch killed both girls. Police released a photo of the suspect and an audio clip of the suspect saying, "down the hill" that were taken by the cell phone of one of the two girls murdered. Read More »

Dutch King opens forest monument for MH17 victims

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After the all the names of the victims were read out by their relatives and a minute of silence was held, Dutch King Willem-Alexander and his wife Queen Maxima laid flowers at the monument, together with 17 children from Vijfhuizen, followed by the relatives. Read More »

Celtic Boss Left Baffled by 'Strange' Griffiths Booking Following Linfield Missile Incident

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I thought it was unusual him getting booked for it. "We don't worry about that, we just concentrate on what's happening on the park". "The talk is more on the football and for us the score line is okay. We are obviously very disappointed that a small number of people chose not to respect the club's wishes. Fatigue and the impact of mass substitutions then took their toll. Read More »

Russian Federation urges unconditional return of U.S. compounds

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Then-U.S. President Barack Obama shut the compounds and expelled 35 Russian diplomats it accused of spying in December, less than a month before he left office, in response to the Russian election interference, a claim Moscow rejects. "Kremlin, as it is, does not really participate but as you know this issue was raised by President [Vladimir] Putin during his G20 meeting with President Trump in a quite straightforward manner". Read More »

Aussie Woman Shot Dead By US Police

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The below Facebook video shows 22-year-old Zach Damond, son of 50-year-old Don, speaking about Justine - a woman he called his best friend. Minneapolis mayor Betsy Hodges said she meant to find out why the officers' body cameras were not turned on . Read More »

UAE arranged hacking of Qatari media

The hacked emails allegedly reveal the UAE's efforts over the years to sway U.S. policymakers to its side of the dispute against Qatar. UAE Ambassador to the U.S. "We've sent a message to Qatar. Inciting violence, encouraging radicalization, and undermining the stability of its neighbors", the statement said. Read More »

Trump's Approval Rating Hits A Historic Low Point

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Trump's six-month rating is the lowest of any American president at this point in the last 70 years. The poll also showed that 48 percent of the respondents see the U.S. According to the survey , just 38 percent of respondents say Trump is making "significant progress" toward his goals; 55 percent say he is not. Forty-three per cent approved of President Trump's handling of the economy with 41 per cent disapproving. Read More »

Sushma Swaraj says missing Indians in Iraq probably in jail in Badush

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Adressing the media Swaraj said, "have already met them (the families of missing Indians) several times, but this time the situation was different as Iraqi Prime Minister recently announced that Mosul has been liberated from the ISIS ". Singh, who returned from Iraq after visiting various spots. Today she said that they are probably in a prison in Badush. When I asked about this, V K Singh said that the information relating to the church was not substantial. Read More »

Prime Minister to 'remind' Cabinet ministers of need for privacy following leaks

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British Prime Minister Theresa May will remind her cabinet that top level government discussions must remain private, her spokesperson said on Monday, responding to a series of reported leaks after recent meetings. He said he was being attacked because of his views on Brexit. After seven years of a punishing pay cap, all public sector employees need a pay rise. His comments "will fuel public anger that the Tories are out of touch with the public mood and will plunge Tory MPs into despair ... Read More »

House price growth flat amid affordability squeeze

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Prices of homes put up for sale in the United Kingdom remained just about flat last month, according to research published overnight. Asking prices for houses and apartments in England and Wales stabilised after a drop in June, but home-buyers remain cautious as wage growth falls behind inflation, a survey by property website Rightmove showed on Monday. Read More »

Children hit hard by GOP health bill

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The Republican's health-care bill - the Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA) - is created to replace former President Barack Obama's signature health-care law, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA ), also known as the Obamacare. Read More »

Israeli forces kill suspected Palestinian fighter in raid

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By Monday morning the Temple Mount had reopened to all visitors following Friday's deadly terror attack . Spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said police tracked down the 34-year-old suspect in a joint operation with the military. Israeli police only allowed Jerusalem's Muslim residents to enter the mosque. Events on the Temple Mount and even rumors about Israel's alleged plans to restore Jewish presence at the site have several times become a catalyst for large-scale escalations of the Middle ... Read More »

UK, EU Set To Open Next Round Of Brexit Talks In Brussels

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Negotiators will focus on key issues concerning Britain's withdrawal, including citizens' rights , Britain's exit bill and the border in Northern Ireland. Yet defining the role of the ECJ will be one of the most sensitive issues of the Brexit divorce treaty, as Theresa May has vowed to take the United Kingdom out of the jurisdiction of the Luxembourg court. Read More »

Ann Coulter bashes Delta Airlines in tweetstorm

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Coulter , one of America's best-known and most provocative pundits on the political right, ripped the airline with a series of tweets on Saturday and Sunday, saying she was "kicked out of a carefully pre-booked seat to a less desirable seat, without explanation, apology, etc". Read More »

China Welcomes South Korea's Push for Talks With North Amid Nuclear Crisis

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South Korea offered Monday to talk with North Korea to ease animosities along their tense border and resume reunions of families separated by their war in the 1950s. When asked whether the South would "be flexible" on its joint military drills with the US, Cho responded that the issue was not one which Seoul had discussed directly yet. Read More »

Al Pacino as Joe Paterno in Barry Levinson's HBO Film

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He becomes involved in his assistant coach Jerry Sandusky's sexual abuse scandal, which leads to his credibility and legacy being questioned and criticized. The duo's first project, " The Humbling ", was released in 2014, according to The Hollywood Reporter . In early June, it was reported that HBO had given the green-light to a new, as yet untitled film starring Pacino as Paterno, with Barry Levinson attached to direct. Read More »