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A Commission official said during the demonstration, there was no control unit attached to the EVM. The party had used an EMV prototype to make the demonstration. "The AAP has lost its mental balance, MCD elections loss was not because of EVM". Besides EVMs, the meeting is expected to deliberate on making bribery in elections a cognisable offence, disqualification on framing of charges for the offences of bribery in elections and suggestions in VVPAT recount Rules.
  • Trump, Abbas meet in Bethlehem

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    Trump (L) shakes hands with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas (R) after they held a joint press conference at Abbas' residence in Bethlehem , the West Bank, 23 May 2017. "And let me say, the Israelis would love to have peace", Rubio said. A junior USA official caused an uproar among many Israeli officials during a presurvey of the site, when he said that the Western Wall was not in Israeli territory but "is part of the West Bank".
  • Top House intel Dem would 'explore' holding Flynn in contempt

    Top House intel Dem would 'explore' holding Flynn in contempt

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    The moves stop short of seeking a citation of contempt against Flynn for failing to comply with the committee's subpoena - for now. Burr and Warner said they received formal notification Monday that Flynn would neither consent to an interview nor comply with a committee subpoena for document production.
  • South Korea military suspects object crossing border was North Korean balloon

    South Korea military suspects object crossing border was North Korean balloon

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    With the launch of a mid-range Pukguksong 2 missile on Sunday, North Korea was able to gather "meaningful data in regards to improving the credibility" of its missile program, a defence ministry spokesperson said. Widodo said he hopes that North Korean issues can be resolved through dialogue. China - the North's major diplomatic ally and key trading partner - has stopped buying coal from it, denying the regime access to a key source of the hard currency needed to fund its weapons programmes.
  • Israel ties see major reset with Trump's visit to Jerusalem

    Israel ties see major reset with Trump's visit to Jerusalem

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    Abbas' newfound willingness to cooperate can be seen as a response to Trump's strong rhetoric regarding his commitment to make what he has called "the ultimate deal" between the two historically hostile nations. And therein lies the catch: The willingness of the Sunni coalition to normalize relations with Israel and the Gulf states is predicated on the resolution of the Palestinian conflict.
  • What is known about suspected Manchester attacker Abedi

    What is known about suspected Manchester attacker Abedi

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    ISIS claimed on Tuesday that "a soldier of the caliphate planted bombs in the middle of Crusaders gatherings" then detonated them, but Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats said that the USA has not yet verified that the terror group was responsible.
  • Ariana Grande suspends tour following Manchester terror attack

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    Saffie Roussos, 8, was the youngest victim identified so far. People tumbled over guardrails and one another clawing toward an escape. Twitter and Facebook lit up with heartbreaking appeals for the missing. Queen Elizabeth II has expressed her "deepest sympathy" to all those affected. In Rome, the lights of the Colosseum and Trevi Fountain were darkened.
  • Britain's terror threat level at critical after concert blast

    Britain's terror threat level at critical after concert blast

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    At least 20 heavily armed, helmeted police surrounded a house listed as Abedi's address in the Fallowfield area of south Manchester and blasted down the door at lunchtime Tuesday. "Everyone ran back up the stairs and we eventually got out and they told us to run". Hayley Lunt took her 10-year-old daughter Abigail to the show, her first concert.
  • Donald Trump meets Pope Francis at the Vatican

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    Humble or not, Trump, like the Pope, presents himself as a voice for the voiceless, an enemy of elitism and a fighter for men and women forgotten by the march of modern globalism. Was the pope preparing for this moment in a surprise talk he filmed for the TED2017 conference late last month? Trump made immigration and building a wall along the US-Mexico border a centerpiece of his campaign.
  • Trump and UK PM May agree Manchester attack was 'wanton and depraved'

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    And then everyone just went really quiet. Home Secretary Amber Rudd decried "a barbaric attack, deliberately targeting some of the most vulnerable in our society - young people and children out at a pop concert". So far, the French Embassy in the United Kingdom has not confirmed whether any French citizens affected by the attack. Queen Elizabeth II described bombing as "act of barbarity".
  • Marawi ISIS: Militants take church-goers hostage in Philippines

    Marawi ISIS: Militants take church-goers hostage in Philippines

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    Duterte chose to cut short his visit to Moscow, where he had been scheduled to meet Russian President Vladimir Putin and Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev. Troops and police officers were engaged in fights with pro-Islamic State Maute insurgents on Tuesday in Marawi City, the Philippine army said. An Arabic-speaking Islamic preacher known for his expertise in commando assaults, he pledged allegiance to the IS group in 2014, according to security officials.