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  • #HappyBirthdayMSD: Charismatic MS Dhoni Turns 36 Today

    #HappyBirthdayMSD: Charismatic MS Dhoni Turns 36 Today

    As he is celebrating his birthday today, his former teammate Virender Sehwag , known for his witty comments on social media, took to his official Twitter handle to wish his former captain. Team India got into the top position in the ICC Test Rankings in December 2009, and the entire team also won the Cricket World Cup in 2011. A few days back, MS Dhoni celebrated his seventh wedding anniversary along with his wife Sakshi and daughter Ziva, who accompanied him on the tour of the Caribbean.

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  • Gulf crisis: Saudi Arabia accused of supporting extremists

    Gulf crisis: Saudi Arabia accused of supporting extremists

    Qatar , a small peninsular country protruding into the Gulf, also hosts the biggest United States military base in the region as a bulwark against Iran. His Saudi counterpart, Adel Al-Jubeir, said the alliance would weigh additional measures against Qatar and that it reserved the right to take action when appropriate.

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  • White House Women Face Bigger Gender Pay Gap Than The National Average

    White House Women Face Bigger Gender Pay Gap Than The National Average

    This gap is wider than the national average of 82 cents on dollar in the United States, according to Labour Department. The median White House female staffer under Trump makes $72,650, while the median salary for men is $115,000. The gender pay difference nationally is 82 cents for women against every dollar for men and as of 2015, federal government jobs' pay gap was 11 percent, according to a CNN look at an Office of Personnel Management report.

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  • Las Vegas woman wins famous hot dog eating contest

    Las Vegas woman wins famous hot dog eating contest

    Chestnut said he slowed down a bit and was disappointed he was unable to reach 73, which is what he ate in qualifying. He downed 72 hot dogs and buns in 10 minutes Tuesday, besting Carmen Cincotti (sihn-CAH'-tee), who ate 62. Last year , the Las Vegas resident polished down 38 1/2 dogs, beating out three-time victor Sonya "The Black Widow" Thomas , of Alexandria, Va., with 35.

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  • Iran signs 1st IPC with France Total

    Iran signs 1st IPC with France Total

    The deal is the first major energy deal to be sealed by Tehran since the lifting of USA sanctions in 2015. In November, Total signed a head of agreement deal with the National Iranian Oil Co.to help develop phase 11. The 20-year deal is the largest since sanctions were lifted against Tehran last year. That plan was put on hold while Total waited to see how US policy relating to Iran would evolve under the Trump administration.

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  • Rockets pull back 4-year deal with Nene because of age rule

    The reports surfaced right before 11:00 when the 34-year old was set to become an unrestricted free agent after playing for the Rockets last season on a one-year, $2.9 million contract. "This place was a blast for me", he said on May 12. Nene entered the league in 2002 when the New York Knicks drafted him seventh overall, but they promptly traded him to the Denver Nuggets .

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  • Arrest Made In Deadly Road Rage Shooting In Chester County

    Arrest Made In Deadly Road Rage Shooting In Chester County

    Hogan announced first-degree murder charges against David Desper , 28, of the 1200 block of Anderson Avenue in Trainer, Delaware County. Following Roberson's death, Desper took off "like a bat out of hell", according to Hogan, who said police tracked the suspect fleeing the state across the DE border before he turned himself in this morning at around 2 a.m.

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  • Sardar Patel integrated India territorially, GST will integrate nation economically: PM Modi

    He spoke about the deliberations of the Constituent Assembly, adoption of the Constitution, and Declaration of Independence to the launch of GST , which he said heralded the beginning of a new India. "Sardar Patel integrated India territorially, GST is integrating India economically", Prime Minister Modi tweeted. President Pranab Mukherjee said the ambitious GST is a "tribute" to the maturity and wisdom of India's democracy.

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  • Idaho gas prices are nation's seventh highest

    Idaho gas prices are nation's seventh highest

    Average retail gasoline prices in Wyoming have fallen 6.2 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.27/g yesterday. The national average price is $2.239, down 3.7 cents since last Friday, according to the AAA. At this time a year ago, we were paying just under 98 cents. Consumers across the country can expect to pay an average of 104.4 cents per litre - which works out to 13 cents below the 10-year average - according to GasBuddy .

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  • Kate's Law: House passes bill inspired by shooting death of Kate Steinle

    Kate's Law: House passes bill inspired by shooting death of Kate Steinle

    On July 1st, 2015, Kate Steinle was murdered on a San Francisco pier by an individual who had seven prior felony convictions and was deported on five separate occasions. The bill denies some federal grant funding to state and local governments with policies that prevent local law enforcement from investigating anyone's immigration status.

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  • Sneak peek inside Islamic State's capital city as it prepares for defeat

    Sneak peek inside Islamic State's capital city as it prepares for defeat

    The US-led coalition is supporting an alliance of Kurdish and Arab fighters in their assault on ISIL in its de -acto capital of Raqqa in northern Syria . "The closer we get the more complex it gets". A Syrian minister has dismissed a White House statement alleging that President Bashar Assad's government is preparing a new chemical weapons attack, saying Damascus has not and will not use such arms.

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  • Brian Head Fire has burned almost 50000 acres

    Brian Head Fire has burned almost 50000 acres

    According to CBS Los Angeles, all residents were allowed to return home and 14 Freeway, which was closed by the fire, was reopened. The winds picked up, and soon a hillside was on fire. As of Tuesday, officials said only 5 percent of the fire had been contained. One man in the June 17 calls asks emergency dispatchers for help, saying the fire keeps on growing and there's nothing he can do to stop it.

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  • Treasury sanctions Chinese firm and 2 citizens with ties to North Korea

    Treasury sanctions Chinese firm and 2 citizens with ties to North Korea

    Among them, the most notable is severing USA financial ties with China's Bank of Dandong, which the Trump administration has claimed acts as a pipeline to support alleged illicit North Korean financial activity. At least I know China tried!' Trump tweeted on June 20. China has a strategic interest in keeping North Korea stable , in part because it acts as a buffer against having rivals like South Korea and the U.S.

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  • Euro rises most in a year; USA, global stocks fall

    Euro rises most in a year; USA, global stocks fall

    The euro and bond yields surged on Tuesday after the European Central Bank president said the reflation of the euro-area economy creates room to pull back unconventional measures without tightening the stance. ASIA'S DAY: Hong Kong's Hang Seng led declines, falling as much as 0.7 percent. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen gave equity investors pause in London when she said that some asset valuations were frothy.

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  • Pak violates ceasefire in Naushera sector, Army retaliates

    Pak violates ceasefire in Naushera sector, Army retaliates

    A fire-fight commenced soon in which the two Army soldiers and the two BAT members were killed. As per reports, one Pakistani post was destroyed in the Indian Army's retaliatory action. The Pakistani Border Action Team (BAT) members were armed with "headband cameras" to record the attack on the Indian Army patrol. Indian Defence Ministry spokesperson Rajesh Kalia said that this is third operation by Pakistani Army in Poonch Sector during this year.

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  • Donald Trump: Russia election interference 'big Dem HOAX'

    Donald Trump: Russia election interference 'big Dem HOAX'

    In what has become typical fashion, President Trump blamed the Obama administration for failing to "stop" Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election. "I don't know for sure except that DHS did indicate in a teleconference that all the states that were attacked had been notified", Haas said. In the statement, DNC Deputy Communications Director Adrienne Watson also rejected Trump's suggestion that they were not cooperating with law enforcement in the Russian Federation investigation.

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  • London Fire : UK fire fears continue as 60 buildings deemed unsafe

    The announcement came after Sajid Javid , the communities secretary, revealed that all of the buildings that had so far submitted cladding samples have failed combustibility tests. "The priority is to make sure that the people in those blocks have somewhere that they can directly go to and making sure that they are safe". She said she was anxious about her children returning to school on Monday as they were distressed by the upheaval and had not been able to eat properly.

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  • Camden homes evacuated after Grenfell fire

    Camden Council leader Georgia Gould said on Friday that the Taplow building would be "temporarily decanted" to allow "urgent fire safety works" to take place. The panels were apparently produced in different grades making it different to identify precisely which material may have been used in specific cases, she said.

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  • What is the point of Sean Spicer's briefings?

    What is the point of Sean Spicer's briefings?

    Spicer demurred: "I have not sat down and talked to him about that specific thing". I don't think that should come as a surprise. Spicer, who has been White House press secretary for the entire five months of the Trump presidency, has fielded dozens of questions about Russian interference without speaking to his boss about the central issue in the matter.

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  • South Korea confirms drone discovered in June was from North Korea

    South Korea confirms drone discovered in June was from North Korea

    Although the joint drill is thought to be part of a regular and "scheduled" exercise, it is said to be seen as a strong message to the North Korean regime over its nuclear and missile programmes. "Pyongyang (North Korea's capital) is surrounded by antiaircraft weapons, and while the corpulent Kim presents a large and sluggish target, he's kept on the move, always surrounded by fanatical guards and often near or in complex underground compounds", Sauter said, according to Fox News .

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  • Trump disputes Russian interference in 2016 election

    Trump disputes Russian interference in 2016 election

    Trump, who has called the Russian Federation inquiry a "witch hunt" and strongly pushed back against any suggestion of collusion, tweeted Thursday that he had been exonerated. Johnson did not say that, and no investigation has been completed, so there's no reason he would have. Johnson was asked by Republican South Carolina Rep.

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