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Trump's Administration Moves to Repeal Obama's Clean Water Rule
The Army Corps of Engineers and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released a proposal that would rescind the 2015 Clean Water Rule, the latest in a series of rollbacks from the Trump administration targeting former President Barack Obama's environmental regulations, according to...
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Clinton Campaign Chairman Testifies in US House Russia Probe
Hillary Clinton's campaign chairman, John Podesta, on Tuesday appeared before the U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee, which has begun interviewing witnesses in its probe of how Russia may have influenced the 2016 election. Committee members declined to comment on the discussion to...
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Facing defections, Senate GOP leaders delay health care vote
WASHINGTON (AP) -- In a bruising setback, Senate Republican leaders are delaying a vote on their prized health care bill until after the July 4 recess, forced to retreat by a GOP rebellion that left them lacking...
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Sturgeon puts plans for second Scottish independence vote on hold
Scotland’s devolved government has shelved its immediate plans to hold a second independence referendum until after the terms of Britain’s exit from the United Kingdom are clear, first minister Nicola Sturgeon said on Tuesday. The Scottish parliament in March backed Ms Sturgeon’s bid to hold a new...
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Merkel ally becomes governor of most populous German state
BERLIN A senior member of Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative party has been elected governor of Germany's most populous state following an election last...
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U.N. rights boss: Trump breaking torture taboo, global laws threatened
The United Nations' top rights official accused U.S. President Donald Trump of breaking taboos by suggesting bringing back torture, and warned world powers against undermining civil liberties in their fight against militants. Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein also lambasted British Prime Minister Theresa May...
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US claims Syria is preparing for another chemical attack
June 27, Damascus: Washington has made claims that the Syrian government is preparing for a chemical attack, after the suspected gas attack in Idlib province in April that had killed over 80 people dead and injured scores of civilians. The US statement issued today warned...
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FBI has questioned Trump campaign adviser Carter Page at length in Russia probe
WASHINGTON – FBI agents have repeatedly questioned former Trump campaign adviser Carter Page about his contacts with Russians and his interactions with the Trump campaign, according to people familiar with the investigation. Over a series of five meetings in March, totaling about 10 hours of...
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Theresa May's DUP-Tory deal criticised as 'shabby and reckless'
The agreement has prompted calls for more money for Wales and Scotland. Welsh First Minister Carwyn Jones called the deal a "straight bung" and said it "kills the idea of fair funding". The Scottish National Party's leader at Westminster, Ian Blackford, said Scotland should get "its fair share"....
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President Trump accepted PM Modi's invitation to visit India, confirms MEA
Foreign Secretary S. Jaishankar on Monday informed that the United States...
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