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He cast Lieberman, a settler in the occupied West Bank, as a leftist for effectively blocking the creation of a right-wing administration and said his erstwhile ally was out to topple him. As the coalition deadline neared, public attention had been focused on moves by Netanyahu loyalists to grant him immunity as from criminal prosecution and to pass a law ensuring such protection could not be withdrawn by the Supreme Court.
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    Modi 2.0 first Union Cabinet meet today

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    The economy has still grown by about seven percent a year since he first took office in 2014 on a pro-business platform but that has not been enough to create desperately needed jobs. India is set to become more important to US companies soon as the U.S. The official nonetheless said that the United States hoped to boost relations with Modi, including on defense cooperation.
  • Missouri Could Soon Become First State to Totally Eliminate Legal Abortion

    Missouri Could Soon Become First State to Totally Eliminate Legal Abortion

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    If the judge does not rule, Reproductive Health Services of Planned Parenthood of the St. Louis Region - Missouri's only licensed abortion provider - would close. Those interviews could lead to the doctors losing their medical licenses or possible criminal prosecution, Planned Parenthood said. State figures show a handful of Missouri hospitals also perform abortions, but those are rare.
  • Probe Was 'Greatest Presidential Harassment in History'

    Probe Was 'Greatest Presidential Harassment in History'

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    WASHINGTON: Democratic White House hopeful Elizabeth Warren said Thursday that if Donald Trump were not protected by his presidential status, he would be "in handcuffs and indicted" for obstructing the investigation into Russia´s 2016 election interference.
  • Israel just held elections, but it might have a do-over

    Israel just held elections, but it might have a do-over

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    Bringing in Lieberman's party is essential for the Netanyahu to form a government with a parliamentary majority. His party controls five seats in parliament and Netanyahu needs his support for the coalition he is seeking. Netanyahu said in an address late Monday that Lieberman was being unreasonable and that there was "no reason to drag the country to unnecessary elections that will cost a fortune and paralyse us all for another half a year".
  • Japan hopeful of progress in trade talks post Trump's remarks

    Japan hopeful of progress in trade talks post Trump's remarks

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    US President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Tuesday jointly inspected Japan's largest warship south of Tokyo at the Yokosuka-based Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force. First lady Melania Trump introduced the president and the USA forces shouted "U.S.A. U.S.A". Biden's campaign waited until Trump was back on USA soil to respond to Trump's comments.
  • Mueller's statement fuels impeachment push on Capitol Hill

    Mueller's statement fuels impeachment push on Capitol Hill

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    Kirsten Gillibrand for the first time called on the House to move forward with impeachment proceedings . Trump took to Twitter after Mueller's announcement to say that "nothing changes" from the report. Any Mueller testimony would create powerful television images that could reach more Americans with the details of the special counsel report. Mueller and Barr have been at odds over the attorney-general's handling of the special counsel's report on Russia's interference in the 2016 ...
  • BIMSTEC leaders invited for Narendra Modi’s swearing in on 30 May

    BIMSTEC leaders invited for Narendra Modi’s swearing in on 30 May

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    BIMSTEC or the Bay of Bengal for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Community countries are all invited for the swearing-in ceremony of Modi as Prime Minister on 30th May. Foreign Minister Qureshi expressed, "Identifying new ways of (resuming dialogue) is also important for them (India)". The acting leader of Pakistan's Islamist Jamaat-e-Islami party, Liaqat Baloch, said on Friday that Mr Modi had won the election with a "wave of anti-Pakistan sentiments and the Hindu bias", and called ...
  • Man dies on flight after ingesting 246 bags of cocaine

    Man dies on flight after ingesting 246 bags of cocaine

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    Authorities identified the man only as 42-year-old Udo N in a social media post Monday. During the autopsy, it was discovered that the man had swallowed 246 packets of cocaine , each of them measuring 1cm in width and 2.5cm in length.
  • Michael Gove joins battle to become next British PM

    Michael Gove joins battle to become next British PM

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    The £1,330 fee which will apply to European Union nationals seeking United Kingdom passports after Britain leaves the bloc would be waived under the policy, according to Sky News , which cited Gove's aides. The former work and pensions secretary, who quit previous year over May's Brexit plans, has launched her own in-party campaign group/leadership vehicle called Blue Collar Conservatism, promising to make the party more amenable to voters in deprived communities.
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    Few strong storms possible this evening

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    A vehicle is covered with debris that was ripped from an apartments building after a tornado touched down overnight in Trotwood near Dayton , Ohio, U.S. More than 50,000 people without electricity. Tomorrow: Mostly cloudy; chance for afternoon/evening storms. Snowplows are being used to clear debris off the interstate.
  • Iran Official Says 'No Prospect Of Negotiations' With US

    Iran Official Says 'No Prospect Of Negotiations' With US

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    Trump said Monday in Japan that he'd back Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's efforts to open a communication with Iran . The moves are the latest spike since US President Donald Trump withdrew from a landmark 2015 deal on Iran´s nuclear programme and reimposed sanctions.
  • Huawei Turns to Asian Parts Suppliers Amid US Crackdown

    Huawei Turns to Asian Parts Suppliers Amid US Crackdown

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    Despite all of Huawei's issues, Microsoft has continued to remain silent on the effect of the USA ban on doing business with Huawei. "I think they probably wish they made the deal that they had on the table before they tried to renegotiate it", Trump said yesterday at a joint press conference in Tokyo alongside Japanese leader Shinzo Abe.
  • U.S. police arrest man in search for missing five-year-old girl

    U.S. police arrest man in search for missing five-year-old girl

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    Whipple was at the family's home Friday night. "The search has been expanded to the Hyrum area and we continue to work leads that have come forward". Whipple was booked into the Cache County Jail on a warrant for violating probation as Federal Bureau of Investigation and local law enforcement agencies worked through the night Sunday finishing search warrants and following leads.
  • British, Irish climbers become Everest victims

    British, Irish climbers become Everest victims

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    Irish citizen Kevin Hynes, 56, passed away on Friday on the northern Tibet side of the mountain during his descent. He died in his tent at the North Col pass at 7,000 metres. That year, 10 people died on the mountain - one of the worst outside of 2014 and 2015 when an avalanche and an quake caused disasters that killed 16 and 18 people respectively.
  • Mount Everest: Another climber dies on descent - season death toll hits 11

    Mount Everest: Another climber dies on descent - season death toll hits 11

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    The rescue comes as an increased number of climbers have been reported dead or missing on Mount Everest this season. This spring, 381 people have ascended Mount Everest , according to Mr Ghimire. "This [the deaths] was very unfortunate". American mountaineer Jake Norton, who was part of the search group that found George Mallory's body on Everest in 1999 and has summitted the mountain multiple times , said he is surprised more fatalities don't occur on the Nepalese side of Everest.
  • European elections expose polarized British public

    European elections expose polarized British public

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    RT took a closer look at the new political phenomenon. Anti-Brexit parties won the biggest share of the European vote, despite the Brexit Party's surge, campaigners have claimed. "These elections pose great questions for the electoral future and viability of both Labour and Conservative parties". The Brexit Party , which came second across Scotland, are on course to secure one MEP, as are the Conservatives and the Liberal Democrats .
  • Judge refuses to block Trump bank subpoenas

    Judge refuses to block Trump bank subpoenas

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    A Washington , D.C. federal appeals court is fast-tracking its review of President Trump's attempts to keep his financial records under wraps. Federal judge Edgardo Ramos, appointed by former President Barack Obama , rejected a preliminary injunction, sought by Trump's attorney's, to stop Deutsche Bank and another major banking institution from complying with a subpoena from Congress for his family's financial records.
  • Fire dept seeks number of students enrolled in coaching centres — Surat aftermath

    Fire dept seeks number of students enrolled in coaching centres — Surat aftermath

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    The official said Chief Minister Vijay Rupani, who had immediately rushed to Surat on Friday after the fire tragedy , was "very disturbed and wants strictest action". I could see her lying dead and I can't forget the sight and I will always regret that I couldn't save her, but I am happy I could help around eight to ten students escape, he added.