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Trump’s Triumphant “Game Of Thrones ” Tweet On Russia Collusion Report

Washington:  President Donald Trump has used “Game of Thrones” imagery to push for his wall on the US-Mexico border and to hint at fresh sanctions on Iran. Now, he has once again gone to the iconography of the widely acclaimed HBO fantasy series to declare himself the victor in his …

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Why Boeing 737 Max Software Fix Taking So Long

In the days after a Boeing 737 Max 8 jet plunged into Indonesia’s Java Sea last October, company officials said they were moving quickly to update plane software suspected in the crash. Six months and a second Max 8 disaster later, Boeing has yet to submit its fix to regulators. …

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France Salutes ‘Exemplary’ Firefighters For Saving Notre-Dame Cathedral

Paris:  French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday hailed as “exemplary” hundreds of firefighters who saved Notre-Dame in the devastating blaze, as efforts intensified to shore up the still fragile cathedral. Some 600 firefighters worked throughout the night Monday to put out the fire at the Paris landmark and prevent an …

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No Evidence Of Trump, Russia Collusion In 2016 Polls: Mueller Report

Washington:  The US Department of Justice released a redacted version on Thursday of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election. The report by the former FBI director was handed over to the House and Senate judiciary committees and released to the public on the …

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US President Donald Trump Declares Victory On Mueller Report D-Day

Washington:  President Donald Trump, backed by his attorney general, declared himself fully vindicated on Thursday in the investigation into Russian election meddling and alleged collusion with his campaign – even before the American people and lawmakers see the full probe report. “Game Over,” Trump tweeted, using a “Game of Thrones” style …

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Pak Finance Minister Steps Down In Cabinet Reshuffle Ahead Of IMF Deal

Islamabad:  Pakistani Finance Minister Asad Umar on Thursday said he would step down in a cabinet reshuffle by Prime Minister Imran Khan, raising fresh questions on plans for averting an economic crisis amid bailout talks with the International Monetary Fund (IMF). Speculation of the departure was rife for months, with …

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Boeing Conducts Final Test Flight Of 737 MAX With Software Fix

Washington:  Boeing has conducted a final test flight of a 737 MAX model with an updated anti-stall system prior to its certification by aviation authorities, the aerospace manufacturer said on Wednesday. CEO Dennis Muilenberg tweeted a video where he said the test flight was carried out on Tuesday, adding that …

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Man With Gasoline Can Arrested At New York’s St Patrick’s Cathedral

New York:  A man was arrested Wednesday night after entering St Patrick’s Cathedral in New York carrying two cans of gasoline, lighter fluid and butane lighters, police said, just days after a fire badly damaged the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris. New York Police Department (NYPD) deputy commissioner John Miller …

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“Indian-Americans Can’t Stay On Sidelines”: Endorsement For Kamala Harris

Washington:  An Indian-American political action committee (PAC) has endorsed Democratic presidential candidate Senator Kamala Harris of Indian and Jamaican descent for the US presidential race. “In such a critically important election, one that will shape policy and politics for generations to come, Indian Americans can’t afford to stay on the …

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North Korea Wants US’s Mike Pompeo Out Of Denuclearisation Negotiations

Seoul, South Korea:  North Korea on Thursday demanded the removal of US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo from talks over its banned nuclear programme, hours after the isolated state claimed to have tested a new kind of weapon. Describing Pompeo as “reckless” and immature, the foreign ministry said it wanted …

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