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On Wednesday, The US Senate overwhelmingly passed an amendment outlining a new set of sanctions against Russian Federation. President Putin said that the sanctions had a positive effect on the output of a number of industries. In response, President Putin insisted the questions were not prepared prior to the start of the show. But he dodged the question, saying enigmatically: "If there is a phone-in, it will be live".
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    White House Previews Trump's Overhaul Of Cuba Policies

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    The moves to be announced by Trump are only a partial reversal of Obama's policies, however. Under Trump's new travel restrictions, commerce with businesses run by the military branch of the Cuban army will be strictly forbidden. Under Obama, the two countries restored diplomatic ties and direct communications, including air connections and postal service. The Trump administration will also oppose any proposal or measure in global bodies such as the United Nations to lift the trade ...
  • Adele Visits London's Grenfell Tower After Fire Kills Dozens

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    The Fire Brigades Union, which represents most of Britain's firefighters , earlier said the firefighters and other emergency personnel were "doing a particularly hard job". London Mayor Sadiq Khan said fire fighters had only able to reach the 12th floor at the height of the blaze. "Our absolute priority for all of us is identifying and locating those people who are still missing ", Cundy said before declining to comment on speculation about the likely final death toll: "It would be ...
  • India Darjeeling protesters clash with police

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    The Centre had rushed an additional 400 paramilitary personnel to Darjeeling to help the local administration restore peace which was in addition to 1000 personnel already stationed there. Accusing the state government of "high handedness and oppression", GJM General Secretary Roshan Giri appealed to the central and state governments to intervene and sort out the "political problem".
  • UK, EU in suspense as May tries to strike power deal

    UK, EU in suspense as May tries to strike power deal

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    Seeking to avoid a second election that could deepen Britain's worst political turmoil since last June's shock vote to leave the EU, Ms May edged closer to a deal to get support of the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP ). Sinn Fein , the SDLP and Alliance have all made clear Northern Ireland Secretary James Brokenshire can not chair the ongoing process to restore powersharing at Stormont due to their perception he has a conflict of interest.
  • A stunning victory for Emmanuel Macron in the French Parliament election

    A stunning victory for Emmanuel Macron in the French Parliament election

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    Those who did gave Macron's the Republic on the Move party 28 percent of the vote - more than 12 points ahead of the closest rival, the mainstream conservatives. Macron, who won the presidency on his platform of being a pro-European centrist, is hoping to carry out far-reaching reforms in order to overhaul the country's political system and economy.
  • USA politician still critically ill after baseball field shooting

    USA politician still critically ill after baseball field shooting

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    As his colleagues played baseball in his honor Thursday evening, MedStar Washington Hospital Center medical gave an update on Rep. Steve Scalise , who remains in critical condition but has improved. Bailey received a hero's welcome from a record crowd of 25,000 at Thursday's game when he threw out the first pitch . Democrats won in an 11-2 blowout.
  • Special Counsel Looking Into Possible Obstruction of Justice by Trump

    Special Counsel Looking Into Possible Obstruction of Justice by Trump

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    Rosenstein said he has not discussed the appointment of Mueller with Mr. Trump. "Senator, I'm not going to follow any orders unless I believe those are lawful and appropriate", he said. In a pivotal shift in the investigation that has riveted Americans like no other in decades, senior intelligence officials have agreed to be interviewed by investigators working for the special counsel, Robert Mueller , the Post said.
  • China police: Bomb behind kindergarten blast; suspect dead

    China police: Bomb behind kindergarten blast; suspect dead

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    Xu dropped out of school due to neurological disorders. A survivor told broadcaster CCTV from her hospital bed that the school gate had just opened for kids to leave, though none had come out when the fireball erupted. The videos showed ambulances arriving and medics wheeling people into an emergency room. Police say an explosion has struck the entrance to a kindergarten in eastern China , with reports saying there have been casualties.