• Saudi king names son as heir instead of nephew

    Saudi king names son as heir instead of nephew

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    The king also stripped 57-year-old Prince Mohammed bin Nayef - MbS' cousin - of his title as crown prince and removed him from his position as the kingdom's interior minister. For several years, there has been speculations concerning the future line of succession in the kingdom after the throne was seen to be shifting towards the aged sons of Ibn Saud.
  • United Kingdom finds 34 high-rise apartment buildings with unsafe siding

    United Kingdom finds 34 high-rise apartment buildings with unsafe siding

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    Safety officials in the United Kingdom have ordered the evacuation of 27 tower blocks because they failed fire checks carried out after the deadly Grenfell Tower blaze. Chalcots resident Shirley Philips who raised her concerns to Ms Gould said she was given no notice before being told she must leave her home. McCormack said all "complete bodies" had been removed from the burnt-out tower and there was "a awful reality that we may not find or identify everyone who died due to the intense ...
  • WaPo: Obama admin 'choked' on Russia, former official says

    WaPo: Obama admin 'choked' on Russia, former official says

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    One former senior Obama administration official, speaking on background, expressed remorse over how the government handled the Russian problem, saying, "I feel we sort of choked". The project, which Obama approved in a covert-action finding, was still in its planning stages when Obama left office. A legal review of the cyberweapons, developed by the NSA, determined their use would be a "proportional" response (as required under worldwide law) to a variety of scenarios involving Russian ...
  • Trump attacks Obama again, asks if he didn't want to hurt Hillary

    Trump attacks Obama again, asks if he didn't want to hurt Hillary

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    In an interview with Fox News, which is set to air Sunday, Trump said: "I just heard today for the first time that Obama knew about Russian Federation a long time before the election, and he did nothing about it". But ultimately, by the turn of the year, Obama settled on expelling 35 Russian diplomatic officials, closing two of its compounds and a package of sanctions even White House staff described as "largely symbolic".
  • Caravaggio proves to be a Royal Ascot masterpiece

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    Last year's victor Order Of St George chased down the frontrunning Big Orange in the last furlong but Michael Bell's 5/1 shot showed huge courage to hold off the odds-on favourite under Ryan Moore . 24 hours after winning the big race of Day 2, the Prince of Wales's Stakes, the pair were in the winner's enclosure early on as Moore, one of only four jockeys to stay over on the far side of the course, burst through on the colt to beat joint-favourite Santry, who won his race on the stands' ...
  • Health bill test of McConnell's leadership skills

    Health bill test of McConnell's leadership skills

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    A Republican senator up for re-election next year just got some bad news about the Senate GOP health care bill . Disabled patients who rely on Medicaid for their essential and life-saving care hoped that they might find some compassion and mercy from the Republicans intent on gutting their health care.
  • Pres. Trump: My Story Was Always the Truth, Comey's Story Changed

    Pres. Trump: My Story Was Always the Truth, Comey's Story Changed

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    One week after the memo was disclosed, the Justice Department appointed Mueller as special counsel to take over the investigation into contacts between Russian Federation and the Trump political campaign. Mr Comey also said that Mr Trump asked him for "loyalty" - which Mr Trump emphatically denies. "It would be a very, very sad day for Republicans if she steps down", Trump said.
  • Palestinian terrorists deny ISIS behind Jerusalem policewoman's murder

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    Israeli policemen examine the scene of the shooting and stabbing attack outside Damascus gate in Jerusalem's old city on June 16, 2017. According to police, two perpetrators opened fire at a group of police officers who returned fire, and a third stabbed the border policewoman a short distance away before being shot.
  • Opposition Set to Take Call on Presidential Candidate Against BJP's Kovind

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    The Opposition suffered a major blow with Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar extending his support to BJP's candidate yesterday. The numbers now seem to be in favour of Kovind, the NDA nominee for the post of the President of India. "Kovind's selection is the biggest evidence that the Modi government is dedicated and completely committed to 'Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas". This South Asian country uses the indirect system to choose the head of state since the legislators of both chambers of ...