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Rand Paul of Kentucky is likely to vote against her and GOP Sen. " If she is confirmed, the Senate Intelligence Committee will continue to conduct thorough and vigorous oversight over the nation's intelligence agencies ". Joe Manchin III, West Virginia and Joe Donnelly , Indiana, have pledged support. But she added that the interrogation program "ultimately did damage to our officers and our standing in the world".
  • Largest ever wave recorded in southern hemisphere

    Largest ever wave recorded in southern hemisphere

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    The intense storm that has lashed the Southern Ocean around New Zealand and Campbell Island will soon be giving surfing enthusiasts in California powerful waves of their own, according to Oceanographer Tom Durrant, and these should be striking sometime within the next week, as ScienceAlert report.
  • Palestinian killed and 400 wounded in latest Gaza protest

    Palestinian killed and 400 wounded in latest Gaza protest

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    President Donald Trump's campaign promise to Make America Great Again is apparently going worldwide. "Aid agencies say the humanitarian conditions have deteriorated in Gaza ". "This decision is not merely a reversal in U.S. policy as it relates to Jerusalem, but the timing can only be understood by Palestinians as a deliberate and emphatic attempt to add insult to injury, not by the Israelis, but by the Americans who seek to claim the role of mediator between the Israelis and ...
  • Kevin Kamenetz Cause Of Death: How Did Governor Candidate Actor Die?

    Kevin Kamenetz Cause Of Death: How Did Governor Candidate Actor Die?

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    After he awakened around 2 a.m. EDT at his Owings Mills home and complaining of feeling ill, Kamenetz and his wife drove to a volunteer fire station less than two miles away, county officials told the media. They include Montgomery County Executive Rushern Baker and former NAACP President Ben Jealous. "Like so many, I am shocked and heartbroken by this sudden and unexpected loss", said Valerie Ervin, Kamenetz' running mate in his campaign for governor.
  • Merkel: Europe can't rely on U.S. protection anymore

    Merkel: Europe can't rely on U.S. protection anymore

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    This statement comes a day after Israel attacked multiple Iranian military targets in Syria in response to a failed attempt to fire missiles into Israeli territory. "And it will be existentially necessary to make progress here because the nature of conflicts has completely changed since the end of the Cold War". Responding to Trump's concerns that the 2015 agreement was too narrow, Macron said he wanted to push for a wider deal covering Iran's ballistics program and activities in the Middle ...
  • SpaceX Launching Upgraded Falcon 9 Rocket

    SpaceX Launching Upgraded Falcon 9 Rocket

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    A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, with the Dragon spacecraft on board, launches from NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida on June 3, 2017. The Block 5 has additionally been created to satisfy NASA's crew-carrying necessities. "It is a reliability improve that mixes reliability and reusability". One of the most significant changes is the use of stronger high-pressure helium tanks, known as composite overwrapped pressure vessels, or COPVs, that are submerged in the rocket's liquid oxygen ...
  • Houthi militants targeted in air raid

    Houthi militants targeted in air raid

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    He also noted that if Saudi Arabia attacks Yemen's coastal city of al-Hudaydah, the Aramco oil facilities and the Saudi trade and military vessels in the Bab el-Mandeb will be targeted. "Some people rushed to the scene and saw the destruction and people caught under the rubble". Following the strike, Yemeni forces vowed a "crushing response" to the U.S.
  • Karnataka polls: Rahul Gandhi conducts roadshow in Bengaluru

    Karnataka polls: Rahul Gandhi conducts roadshow in Bengaluru

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    He also said "Congress culture, communalism, casteism, crime, corruption and contract system" were the six Cs "destroying" Karnataka's future. When Rahul was asked recently whether he would become the PM or not, the Congress chief said he will if his party emerges as the largest political outfit in the next General Elections.
  • PSEB class 10 results 2018 published on pseb

    PSEB class 10 results 2018 published on pseb

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    Finally, the officials of Punjab Board have declared Class 10 result for 2018 exams in the state. According to the merit list uploaded by the Board, Shiv Kumar topped with 98.40% in Class 12th, followed by Sandhya Kaushik at 97.40% and Shubham Gandharva at 97.20%.
  • Putin Reappoints Medvedev for Prime Minister

    Putin Reappoints Medvedev for Prime Minister

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    Before that, he served as Russian president for four years while Putin headed the government. The elections in March witnessed Putin winning 77 percent of the votes in the polls. "The security and defence capability of the country is reliably ensured. In the near future, Russian Federation and the United States will focus on strategic security issues", said Alexei Mukhin, director general of the Center for Political Information think tank.
  • Facebook will restrict advertising of the referendum on abortion in Ireland

    Facebook will restrict advertising of the referendum on abortion in Ireland

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    Google is banning abortion-related advertising ahead of Ireland's referendum on the eighth amendment . We've asked Google why it's only taken the decision to suspend referendum ad buys now, and why it did not act months earlier - given the Irish government announced its intention to hold a 2018 referendum on repealing the Eighth Amendment in mid 2017 - and will update this post with any response.
  • New CIA boss Gina Haspel to face Senate grilling

    New CIA boss Gina Haspel to face Senate grilling

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    Under her watch, at least two Al Qaeda terrorists, members Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri and Abu Zubaydah, were waterboarded at that site. She worked around the clock, sleeping on the floor of her office, as agents tracked the terrorists to a local hotel, where the men were apprehended after a firefight.
  • Takeda Pharmaceutical to buy larger Irish rival Shire for $62 bn

    Takeda Pharmaceutical to buy larger Irish rival Shire for $62 bn

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    Takeda and Shire expect the transaction to close in the top half of 2019; upon completion, Takeda shareholders will own around 50 percent of the combined entity. The combination merges Shire's portfolio of treatments for rare diseases with Takeda's for cancer, gastroenterology and neuroscience. Takeda faced a deadline of Tuesday set by United Kingdom regulators to make a firm offer for Shire, walk away or extend the deadline.