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On May 14, she was checked into Walter Reed National Military Medical Center for what her spokeswoman Stephanie Grisham described in a news release as "an embolization procedure to treat a benign kidney condition". His tweet had collected more than 1.3 lakh retweets and 3.3 lakh likes, at the time of writing. The president said last week that his wife is "doing great".
  • Trump Signs Law That Could Save Lives of Terminally Ill

    Trump Signs Law That Could Save Lives of Terminally Ill

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    The bill cleared the House last week following an emotional debate in which Republicans said it would help thousands of people in search of hope. Critics of Right to Try point out that the FDA already has an "expanded access" pathway - which is sometimes called " compassionate use " - and that 99% of patients' requests to receive experimental treatments for expanded access are usually approved within a few hours or days.
  • Trump lawyers’ letter to Mueller challenges subpoena

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    Sekulow and Dowd, who has since resigned from Trump's legal team, also talk about the priorities and perception of the presidency. "As you know, under our system of government, the president is not readily available to be interviewed", the lawyers wrote.
  • Psychiatrist in JonBenet Ramsey Case Murdered

    Psychiatrist in JonBenet Ramsey Case Murdered

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    A police sketch of the man suspected of killing Steven Pitt on May 31, 2018. However, Patsy Ramsey - her mother - had said JonBenet hadn't eaten any of the fruit in the hours before she went missing, but her fingerprints were found on the fruit bowl, leading Pitt to believe someone was covering up.
  • Jury clears deputy in fatal shooting, awards victim's family $4

    Jury clears deputy in fatal shooting, awards victim's family $4

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    Because of this, the family was given a symbolic $4: a dollar for the funeral and $1 for the emotional damage each of his children may have experienced since their father's murder. The $1 for each of his children was meant to compensate them for 'loss of parental companionship, instruction, and guidance and [.] mental pain and suffering, ' the verdict form stated.
  • Hamas hails Kuwait for blocking UNSC draft resolution

    Hamas hails Kuwait for blocking UNSC draft resolution

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    Otherwise, Shapiro said , why would it expect the Palestinians to talk to the USA through its mission to Israel? The demonstration also marked the 42th anniversary of "Land Day", which commemorates the death of six Palestinians killed by the Israeli forces in 1976, during general strikes and marches against the Israeli government's expropriation of Palestinian-owned land in the Galilee.
  • United Kingdom court to rule on Northern Ireland abortion law

    United Kingdom court to rule on Northern Ireland abortion law

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    THE IRISH Society of the British Labour Party has urged leader Jeremy Corbyn to stay out of the debate on whether Northern Ireland abortion laws should be amended to be in line with Ireland. "We are very concerned about what is happening here today and we welcome the presence of the PSNI to ensure that our laws are upheld here in Northern Ireland", she said.
  • Price cuts in China follow tariff reduction announcement

    Price cuts in China follow tariff reduction announcement

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    Well, now the White House is pressing ahead and adding new pressure on China. The administration's announcement that it's moving ahead with the tariffs and will have a list of targeted imports by June 15 is a "little interesting", coming just ahead of the trade talks in Beijing, Salmonsen said.
  • First lady stays behind on Trump's Camp David weekend

    First lady stays behind on Trump's Camp David weekend

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    Her absence is leading to a plethora of different theories, including speculation that she has moved back to Trump Tower in NY. White House correspondent Eamon Javers noted that he spotted Melania Trump in the West Wing on Tuesday. While United States First Ladies do not receive a government salary, according to Money magazine, despite their many official duties, they live at taxpayer expense in the White House fully equipped with staff and servants.
  • Shotguns fired by police at funeral of Kashmir protester

    Shotguns fired by police at funeral of Kashmir protester

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    The Ranbir Penal Code is the equivalent of the Indian Penal Code in Jammu and Kashmir . Hundreds of people held peaceful protest after the weekly congregational prayers at Jamia Masjid Srinagar . Two youth were injured when the vehicle run over them while trying to manoeuvre the stone pelting mobs. National Conference leader Omar Abdullah was unsparing in his attack on Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti, who has not spoken on the incident.
  • Uganda Finally Introduces Social Media Tax, 5 cents Per Day

    Uganda Finally Introduces Social Media Tax, 5 cents Per Day

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    Mobile money transactions will also attract a one per cent levy on the total value of each transaction, according to the new law approved on Wednesday. Besides this weird tax rule , Uganda will also charge 1% tax on all mobile-based money transfers within the country, which the analysts fear will kill the booming cashless drive in the country.
  • Italian bonds rebound on coalition deal

    Italian bonds rebound on coalition deal

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    The uncertainty rose after President Sergio Mattarella's designation of Cottarelli, a former International Monetary Fund official, to head a politically neutral government failed to calm markets. The new government must now win confidence votes in parliament, expected to happen next week, Ansa news agency reported. In an unscripted blast from the parade route, Conte insisted Italy wasn't alone in facing cases of corruption and declared that "we all have to work for legality".
  • Here's how Europe is punishing the US for steel tariffs

    Here's how Europe is punishing the US for steel tariffs

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    The remarks came as U.S. President Donald Trump lobbed another Twitter salvo at Canada early Friday. The American government announced on Thursday morning that it will impose tariffs on Canadian steel and aluminum imports , which were effective as of midnight with a 25% tariff on steel and a 10% tariff on aluminum.
  • Saudi Arabia reshuffles cabinet with eye on culture

    Saudi Arabia reshuffles cabinet with eye on culture

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    The kingdom also announced it had set up a royal commission for the holy city of Mecca and set up a new Ministry of Culture , extracting it from the information ministry. Since the start of King Salman's reign in 2015, Saudi Arabia's government has undergone a series of structural reforms aimed at achieving ambitious development aspirations in the kingdom.
  • Over 146,000 Americans will lose their jobs because of Trump’s trade tariffs

    Over 146,000 Americans will lose their jobs because of Trump’s trade tariffs

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    President Donald Trump had announced the tariffs in March , saying they were necessary to protect the United States from unfair competition and thereby bolster national security. "It was comforting to hear what he said and I agree entirely with his assessment on the need to strengthen the WTO and to make it more effective in addressing the trade challenges of today", Azevedo said in the statement .
  • Korean official holding full day of meetings in NY

    Korean official holding full day of meetings in NY

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    The two men posed with the very large envelope in the Oval Office. "And I'm going to be very happy when the day arrives when we can take sanctions off, and have a very good relationship with the entire Korean Peninsula", Trump said . Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) in Louisville warned Trump to be dispassionate about North Korea. Trump also says he may at some point make public an earlier letter he received from Kim Jong Un .
  • US Defense Secretary Mattis Slams China for Militarising South China Sea Islands

    US Defense Secretary Mattis Slams China for Militarising South China Sea Islands

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    US Defence Secretary James Mattis has accused China of "intimidation and coercion" in the South China Sea, taking a tough stance on Beijing at a security summit in Singapore . China claims the self-governing island as its own territory to be brought under its control by force if necessary. Speaking at an worldwide security forum in Singapore , Mr Mattis rebuked China's military build-up in the disputed waters , warning of increasingly severe consequences should the rising Asian power ...
  • Trade tariffs: United Kingdom must stand up to 'bully' Trump - Labour

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    We of course have the G7 leaders meeting at the end of the week where the Prime Minister will be raising this with President Trump alongside other leaders. European commission president Jean-Claude Juncker described the tariffs as "unjustified", and said it would hit back with its own tariffs and take the issue to the World Trade Organization.
  • Asia of cooperation will shape century: PM Modi at Shangri-La Dialogue

    Asia of cooperation will shape century: PM Modi at Shangri-La Dialogue

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    India's vision for the Indo-Pacific was a "free, open, inclusive region, which embraces us all in a common pursuit of progress and prosperity". "India does not see the Indo-Pacific region as a strategy or as a club of limited members", Modi said in a speech at the Shangri-La Dialogue forum in Singapore-a premier defence and strategic affairs forum supported by the government of Singapore .
  • Visa transactions affected by service disruption

    Visa transactions affected by service disruption

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    A Visa spokesperson confirmed the outage but did not reveal any other details, such as its cause or its scale. The company said it is investigating the cause of the disruption. It is affecting all payment providers across the United Kingdom and Ireland". Mastercard said its payment network was functioning normally. She says that the outage has been coming in waves, so it is hard to know whether the cards will work or not.
  • USA vetoes United Nations measure to protect Palestinians

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    Ethiopia, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands and Poland abstained. Haley delivered a blunt warning to European countries and other council members that choosing to "vote in favour of this resolution will clarify their own lack of fitness to take part in any credible negotiations between the two parties".
  • Adm. Harry Harris retires, Davidson takes charge of newly named Indo-PACOM

    Adm. Harry Harris retires, Davidson takes charge of newly named Indo-PACOM

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    As for Indo-Pacific Command - the new name for Pacific Command - Mattis said it was suggested by Asian powers, not Pentagon planners. The change is largely symbolic in nature. In a veiled swipe at China, Mattis described the Indo-Pacific region as one that is "open to investment and free, fair and reciprocal trade, not bound by any nation's predatory economics or threat of coercion".