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Zuma, who has built up a network of loyalists in the ANC since coming to power in 2009, has survived several previous parliamentary votes that were held without secret balloting. Judging by the number of governing ANC MPs who voted with the opposition, it seems like it's going to be a short-lived celebration. South Africa's main opposition party is accusing President Jacob Zuma of "derelict leadership" in its draft resolution in parliament asking for his removal from office.
  • Kellyanne Conway spotted on New Jersey beach

    Kellyanne Conway spotted on New Jersey beach

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    Grand juries are common vehicles to gather evidence, though they do not suggest any criminal charges are near or will necessarily be sought. "He told the people there and around the country that those who are pushing this phony fabricated Russian Federation investigation are cheating you, the voters, out of what you clearly said you want".
  • Trump Slams Blumenthal as 'Phony Vietnam Con Artist'

    Trump Slams Blumenthal as 'Phony Vietnam Con Artist'

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    Blumenthal hit back at Trump's tweets, accusing the president of bullying, and referred to the ongoing investigaton into the Trump camp's alleged Russian Federation ties by Special Counsel Robert Mueller . The measure would create a three-judge panel to review the president's decisions regarding the special counsel. In 2010, the New York Times was the first outlet to report on Blumenthal's problematic statements about his Vietnam service during his run for the Senate.
  • 12 killed in a church attack

    12 killed in a church attack

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    Umar also said that the injured had been taken to the hospital. Umar said the attack was carried out by a native of the area. Garba assured Nigerians that the police were still investigating the matter and that all was under control. The commissioner said information available to police showed that the attacker was speaking undiluted Igbo Language at the time he was firing at worshippers.
  • Every time LDF comes to power, incidents of violence increase: Arun Jaitley

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    RSS state secretary and Prantha Karyavahak P. Gopalankutty Master told DC that the central RSS leadership had even thought of "dismissal" of the LDF government over the political violence in the state. "It is extremely sad that in a progressive State such as Kerala , violence of this magnitude has taken place. The pattern appears to be that the might of the State is behind the ruling party members who have unleashed terror in the State", Mr.
  • Eiffel Tower evacuated after man arrested with knife

    Eiffel Tower evacuated after man arrested with knife

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    Under questioning, the suspect stated that he wanted to attack a soldier and that a member of the Islamic State extremist organisation had encouraged him to act, according to a source close to the investigation. French anti-terrorism investigators have taken over an investigation into an armed man's attempt to force his way into the Eiffel Tower , a judicial source in Paris said Sunday.
  • Ram Nath Kovind greets nation on Raksha Bandhan eve

    Ram Nath Kovind greets nation on Raksha Bandhan eve

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    Keeping the spirit of Rakhi in mind, a video advertisement has been going viral on the social media that brings to light the emotional value of Raksha Bandhan gifts. If you are searching for Raksha Bandhan Images then view this page for Raksha Bandhan Wallpaper HD . The Internet has a number of websites from where one can download those songs for free.
  • Iran's President Rouhani takes oath of office for 2nd term

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    Analysts said Rouhani may struggle to make a significant impact given sharpening divisions in the dual clerical-republican power structure, and Washington's return to an aggressive Iran policy since Donald Trump took office. Zimbabwe, like Iran, is also under U.S. sanctions imposed for implementing agrarian reforms that corrected imbalances in land ownership between the majority blacks and the minority whites.
  • Health care: Doing nothing is bad policy, politics

    Health care: Doing nothing is bad policy, politics

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    Democrats and Republicans still refuse to compromise on most budgetary issues. Daniel Chaitin of the Washington Examiner reported earlier this week, "Sen". Cumulatively, Trump has signed more bills into law that roll back Obama's executive actions than his own, but the Senate left for August recess Thursday with several other major actions on the table that would check Trump's authority.
  • Russia-US ties at 'very risky low'

    Russia-US ties at 'very risky low'

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    After Moscow called the sanctions a declaration of "economic war" that had exposed the US president's weakness, an angry Trump lashed out at his own lawmakers who had overwhelmingly approved the measures. Prime Minister Dmitri Medvedev took to Facebook late Wednesday to say Trump's signing of the bill "ends hopes for improving our relations with the new USA administration".
  • Donald Trump Had a Tough Week. Putin Went Sunbathing in Siberia

    Donald Trump Had a Tough Week. Putin Went Sunbathing in Siberia

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    According to Putin's official spokesman Dmitry Peskov, Putin went on a trip to hard-to-reach areas of the taiga. While snorkeling is probably not high on the list of most tourists who plan a visit to Russia , Mr. "He went hunting underwater with a mask and snorkel". In December 2016, the administration of former US President Barack Obama imposed a set of punitive measures against Russia , including the expulsion of 35 Russian diplomats and the closure of the two Russian diplomatic ...
  • Controversial Venezuela assembly begins first session

    Controversial Venezuela assembly begins first session

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    She alleged that authorities were desperate to get their hands on sensitive dossiers containing information on dirty dealings by high-level officials, including details about millions of dollars in bribes paid by Brazilian construction giant Odebrecht.
  • LL Cool J Becomes Kennedy Center's First Hip-Hop Honoree

    LL Cool J Becomes Kennedy Center's First Hip-Hop Honoree

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    In other potentially looming controversies, the US president traditionally attends the awards ceremony and honors the recipients at a White House reception beforehand. Estefan has also been a vocal critic of the new president, but she sees the reception as "the ideal opportunity to make clear and express" her views to the president.
  • Trump signs new Iran sanctions into law over his own objections

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    Among those in attendance at the ceremony was former President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, who fell out of favour with the establishment and was notably barred from standing as a candidate. Ray based her expectation on a July 21 meeting in Vienna of the Mogherini-chaired commission that brings together Iran and the other parties to discuss the deal's implementation.
  • Uber loaned fire-prone cars to drivers in Singapore

    Uber loaned fire-prone cars to drivers in Singapore

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    One of those vehicles, a Honda Vezel driven by Koh Seng Tian, caught fire in January, shortly after he dropped off a passenger. The Wall Street Journal reviewed internal Uber emails that showed that Uber knew that Honda had recalled the Vezel SUV in April 2016 for a defective electrical component.
  • United States servicemen killed in Afghanistan

    United States servicemen killed in Afghanistan

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    This is the second attack claimed by the Taliban in Afghanistan this week. The Taliban quickly claimed the attack on social media and in Whatsapp messages to journalists. The NATO Senior Civilian Representative in Afghanistan Ambassador Cornelius Zimmermann said "Attacking a holy place and slaughtering people while they are praying is a despicable violation of fundamental human rights and basic religious principles".
  • Sen. Flake takes GOP to task over Trump

    Sen. Flake takes GOP to task over Trump

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    This is, after all, an issue that unites Republicans and conservatives, and which appeals to large swathes of the American people. "I still get along with President Bush and we still work together". Jerry Brown's cap-and-trade environmental legislation? In an interview with CNN's Jake Tapper on "State of the Union", Sasse joked about a recent trip to Iowa; "I don't want to admit it anywhere, let alone on national TV, but Nebraska lost to Iowa past year in a football game, and I lost a bet", ...
  • Trump just unveiled a new plan to slash legal immigration

    Trump just unveiled a new plan to slash legal immigration

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    Cotton, of Arkansas, and Perdue, of Georgia, initially unveiled the Reforming American Immigration for a Strong Economy Act in February , arguing that the bill will "help raise American workers' wages by restoring legal immigration levels to their historical norms and rebalancing the system toward employment-based visas and immediate-family household members".
  • Second video shows Baltimore cops allegedly planting evidence in drug bust

    Second video shows Baltimore cops allegedly planting evidence in drug bust

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    The embarrassing turn of events comes, after a video released in mid July , appeared to show three Baltimore police officers planting drugs in order to frame a suspect. The camera clearly shows a small plastic bag being unwrapped and displaying several pellets of what is allegedly heroin. Then-Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake believed the cameras would "help bring a greater sense of accountability and trust", while police officials thought the program would prevent such incidents from ...
  • 2 infants die in separate hot-car incidents in Phoenix

    2 infants die in separate hot-car incidents in Phoenix

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    The father had apparently left the child unattended for at least two hours at the family's home in nearby Mesa before driving to the church, Fortune said. "You feel like it's something that could happen to anybody", she said. The baby died from heatstroke after being left in the care of his grandparents, according to local media.
  • AK Steel Holding Corporation (AKS) Given Daily Coverage Optimism Rating of 0.08

    AK Steel Holding Corporation (AKS) Given Daily Coverage Optimism Rating of 0.08

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    The stock opened the day at $5.63, and settled at $5.66 by the end to experience a 3.47% change. AK Steel Holding Corporation was downgraded to " by analysts at Longbow Research. Moreover, Bridgeway Mngmt has 0.06% invested in AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS). The shares were bought at an average price of $19.96 per share, with a total value of $199,600.00.
  • Parojinog, from Duterte's narco list to a bloody raid — TIMELINE

    Parojinog, from Duterte's narco list to a bloody raid — TIMELINE

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    In November Rolando Espinosa, the mayor of Albuera town, was killed inside his cell during a night-time raid in a provincial jail. Mr. Parojinog is the third mayor killed in the police raids against the drug trade. He says "he can really dig deeper and the truth will come out". "At this point I don't see any reason why the Senate should investigate because that was a police operation", Lacson told reporters.