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In a series of comments over the past two days that shook financial markets, Trump attacked the Fed for raising interest rates and for undercutting his efforts to slash the U.S. Despite the ratcheting higher of trade tensions, the dollar was still up 3 percent over the last three months, supported by expectations the US central bank will keep raising interest rates in the coming months.
  • Check out Priya Prakash Varrier's reaction on Rahul Gandhi's wink in Parliament

    Check out Priya Prakash Varrier's reaction on Rahul Gandhi's wink in Parliament

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    Opposition parties have brought the motion against the government on several issues like special status to Andhra Pradesh, cow vigilantism, lynchings, atrocities against women and Dalits and alleged dilution of the SC/ST Act. Everyone understands the Prime Minister's relations with some businessmen. Gandhi followed it with a wink at his fellow Congress MPs. "The difference between all of us and the prime minister and the president of the BJP is whereas we are okay to lose power, we can ...
  • Fox News Parts Ways With 'The Five' Co-Host Kimberly Guilfoyle

    Fox News Parts Ways With 'The Five' Co-Host Kimberly Guilfoyle

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    The news comes just months after Guilfoyle started dating Donald Trump Jr. Three sources tell HuffPost that longtime Fox News host Kimberly Guilfoyle did not leave the cable news network voluntarily. Amid rumors that Guilfoyle would replace former White House press secretary Sean Spicer last year, she signed a multi-year contract with the network.
  • Is WhatsApp’s restriction on forwards enough to curb fake news?

    Is WhatsApp’s restriction on forwards enough to curb fake news?

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    There have been many mob lynchings based with the perpetrators of the heinous crime being motivated to commit the act after being influenced by fake news spread over the insta-messaging platform. "How they explained it to us in a presentation is that if a person wanted to forward one message to 100 people, earlier he could do it easily". In order to cut down on rumours being spread through forwarding messages, social messaging app WhatsApp said that it will test a new feature which ...
  • Trump threatens tariffs on all $500 bil of Chinese imports

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    TRUMP TALK: Trump told the TV channel CNBC he was ready to exchange tariffs with China until all of China's exports to the US - worth over $500 billion a year - are hit. dollar will substantially cushion the impact on Chinese exporters from the planned next round of USA tariffs", IHS Markit's chief Asia economist Rajiv Biswas told AFP news agency.
  • Putin attacks Trump's opponents over summit

    Putin attacks Trump's opponents over summit

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    Trump, struggling to quiet an uproar over his failure to confront Putin over Russia's meddling in the 2016 US election at Monday's summit in Helsinki, fell back on one of his favorite targets - the news media - while USA lawmakers considered fresh legislative action targeting Moscow .
  • Putin Proposed Eastern Ukraine Referendum to Trump, Bloomberg Reports

    Putin Proposed Eastern Ukraine Referendum to Trump, Bloomberg Reports

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    In Moscow , Antonov said it was important to "deal with the results" of their first summit before jumping too fast into a new one. "In the Old Days they would call it Diplomacy". Coats, whose office briefs Trump nearly daily on the most classified information on security threats to the United States, made clear that he did not agree with the president's decision to meet with Putin one-on-one, with only translators by their sides.
  • At least 14 injured in ‘knife attack’ on German bus

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    An unknown number of passengers were injured, including one seriously, during the attack on the crowded bus in Luebeck, Germany , at about 1:47 p.m., authorities said. Five of the victims are still receiving hospital treatment. The bus was fully occupied, police said. "There are no indications that the man was in any way politically radicalized", Hingst said.
  • 'Good for all' that Trump, Putin plan to meet again - Merkel

    'Good for all' that Trump, Putin plan to meet again - Merkel

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    Yet spokesperson Sanders said Wednesday that was "something that would go through the State Department". "This needs to be passed-the Senate needs to speak", Mr. "I'm a low-key, understated guy, but that should not be mistaken for what my spine is made out of", Wray said. The US president had initially described the proposal as an "incredible offer".
  • ISRAEL UNLEASHED: Jerusalem BLASTS TARGETS in Gaza After 'Shooting Incident'

    ISRAEL UNLEASHED: Jerusalem BLASTS TARGETS in Gaza After 'Shooting Incident'

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    It comes after their troops came under fire from Gaza earlier on Friday. "If Hamas continues to fire rockets then Israel will respond in a much tougher way than they think", Mr Lieberman said in a statement. "Those who want to provoke Palestinians and Israelis into another war must not succeed". A fourth Palestinian was shot dead at protests by the perimeter fence, according to Gaza's health ministry.
  • Turkish court keeps US pastor in jail on terror, spying charges

    Turkish court keeps US pastor in jail on terror, spying charges

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    Brunson's supporters said they had been hopeful he might be released after Wednesday's hearing amid signs of a recent thaw in the U.S. -Turkey relationship and after a chummy encounter between President Trump and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan at the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation meeting in Brussels last week.
  • Explainer: Sanctions law behind Putin's request to Trump for former U.S

    Explainer: Sanctions law behind Putin's request to Trump for former U.S

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    The invitation seemed to surprise Trump's own Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats , who was told about it during a live interview at an event in the USA state of Colorado. The White House had earlier said it would consider the proposal, which Mr Trump called a "tremendous" gesture. Trump's remarks during a joint press conference with Putin on Monday were widely condemned by both political parties.
  • Trump to invite Putin to Washington after Helsinki summit

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    Illustrating the gulf between Trump and some of his own advisers, Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats said on Thursday that he did not know what Trump and Putin discussed in their private meeting. Mr Trump also accused the news media of trying to provoke a confrontation with Moscow that could lead to war, although concerns about the meeting have been raised by a broad cross-section of Republicans and Democrats.
  • Eight injured after knife attack on bus in Germany

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    The bus driver immediately stopped the vehicle, allowing passengers to escape, the daily said on its website. Local media reports that the attacker, a man, severely wounded his victims whom he had stabbed with a knife. "There are no indications that the man was in any way politically radicalized", Hingst said. "The perpetrator was overpowered and is now in police custody".
  • 'Number of people' involved in poisoning of Sergei and Yulia Skripal

    'Number of people' involved in poisoning of Sergei and Yulia Skripal

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    Police believe the two suspects left the United Kingdom for Russian Federation after the poisoning, a source with knowledge of the investigation told CNN. She died in hospital on July 8, while Mr Rowley has since regained consciousness. Russia has declared it will reopen the closed city where Russian scientists say chemical weapons and nerve agents, including the Novichok substance used in the Salisbury chemical attack, were made.