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A little more than two years ago, MBS was a little-known figure in Saudi Arabia. He had previously been the second-in-line to the throne as deputy crown prince , though royal watchers had long suspected his rise to power under his father's reign might also accelerate his ascension to the throne.
  • Wealthy California Liberals Fail To Buy An Election In Georgia

    Wealthy California Liberals Fail To Buy An Election In Georgia

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    Judging by Karen Handel's upset victory in the Georgia race, Democrats may need to change their strategy if they want 2018 to turn out differently. "And everyone pretty much sat in silence and I'd like to think that they were as shocked as I was that they were hearing the spin that was being put on this loss", Rice said .
  • Australia to resume airstrikes against IS targets soon

    Australia to resume airstrikes against IS targets soon

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    The U.S. on Sunday shot down a Syrian jet for the first time during the conflict near the city of Raqqa after it dropped bombs near the U.S. -allied Syrian Democratic Forces, which are battling IS. He added the rare missile strike expressed Iran's aspirations in the region. Sharif says the missile launch reflects Iran's "military power" though Iran has no intention of starting another war.
  • Health Officials Detect Mosquitoes Carrying West Nile Virus

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    The Department will spray pesticide to target mosquitoes if persistent West Nile activity is detected. For the entire 2016 season, TCPH reported 44 human cases of West Nile disease, including one death. Make sure to fix or install window and door screens to keep mosquitoes from entering your home. Install or fix screens on windows and doors to keep mosquitoes outside.
  • DUP says deal with Tories 95% complete

    DUP says deal with Tories 95% complete

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    The DUP , led by Arlene Foster , has also pushed for greater economic control, including over corporation tax and air passenger duty, in an effort to boost growth in Northern Ireland . The intervention comes after Brexit Secretary David Davis was seen to have been dealt a blow in the opening day of withdrawal negotiations with the European Union , after it was agreed trade deal talks would not begin until October at the earliest.
  • May firms up right-wing deal as Brexit talks loom

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    It comes after the Prime Minister apologised to her MPs for the election result telling them "I got us into this mess and I will get us out of it ". Meanwhile, Labour is to hold talks with Sinn Fein, amid claims its seven MPs are ready to take up their seats at Westminster to threaten Mrs May's wafer-thin majority further.
  • More than five million children need urgent humanitarian aid in Iraq

    More than five million children need urgent humanitarian aid in Iraq

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    And it is where the leader of Islamic State , Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, made his one and only public appearance, shortly after his group declared a caliphate in Iraq and Syria . Amaq , the IS news agency, blamed the destruction on a USA airstrike. However, US-led coalition spokesman Army Col. Ryan Dillon told The Associated Press that aerial surveillance footage confirmed an American airstrike wasn't the cause.
  • BJP wooing dalits via Kovind: Shiv Sena

    BJP wooing dalits via Kovind: Shiv Sena

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    The BJP chief's upcoming meeting with Thackeray assumes significance as Shiv Sena has threatened to take an "independent stand" in the presidential election and also in wake of the ongoing war of words between allies over issues like farm loan waiver and the possibility of snap polls in Maharashtra.
  • US Calls On China To Put More Pressure On North Korea

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    The family of American college student Otto Warmbier said the 22-year-old died Monday , days after his release from North Korea. Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) described Warmbier's death as "murder" but called on Americans "stupid" enough to travel to North Korea to sign a waiver not to hold the United States responsible if something happens to them.
  • Donald Trump takes swipe at Obama on student death

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    The discussions reflect concern in Brussels, Seoul and Beijing that sanctions alone won't persuade Pyongyang to halt its nuclear program and that negotiations are needed to avoid military conflict. Speaking after talks in Washington on June 21 between high-ranking USA and Chinese officials, Tillerson said "China understands the United States regards North Korea as our top security threat".
  • Australian senator moves motion while breastfeeding

    Australian senator moves motion while breastfeeding

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    A politician in Australia has become the first woman in the country's history to speak in parliament while breastfeeding her child. "Women are going to continue to have babies and if they want to do their job and be at work and look after their baby.
  • Queen's Speech: Theresa May vows to listen harder on Brexit

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    The Queen's Speech now heads to debate among May, Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn and other lawmakers to hash out potential amendments and eventually vote on its agenda next week. "This is a government without a majority, without a mandate, without a serious legislative programme led by a prime minister who's lost her political authority", Corbyn told parliament.