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Srikanth has now won four Superseries titles, while Saina has won ten Superseries titles so far - two of which have come at the Australian Open. Kidambi Srikanth took the initial lead in the first set before Chen Long made a spirited comeback.
  • Would-be gunman launched into Trump tirade before shooting

    Would-be gunman launched into Trump tirade before shooting

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    Catherine Herridge reported on "Tucker Carlson" tonight that all of the congressmen are associated with the conservative House Freedom Caucus. U.S. President Donald Trump said Friday that Steve Scalise "took a bullet for all of us". He was also a volunterr for Sen. Bernie Sanders' campaign, Hodgkinson's social media profile was filled with violent-sounding rhetoric against the Republican Party.
  • Commission on Civil Rights to probe Trump administration enforcement

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    Others, who believe that students must use bathrooms according to their biological sex rather than their gender identity , have welcomed the Trump administration's change of course on complaints involving transgender students . The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights has condemned the announcement by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) that it was rescinding the memorandum that created the Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents (DAPA) program.
  • One-time Niagara Falls survivor dies after apparent repeat stunt

    One-time Niagara Falls survivor dies after apparent repeat stunt

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    Detective Sgt. Brian Nisbet of the New York State Park Police said that when Jones survived the daring feat, he became the first person to ever survive an unprotected plunge over Niagara Falls . "I ask that no one ever try such a awful stunt again", he added. Kirk Jones tried the stunt again on April 19 - this time in a 10-foot inflatable ball - but was killed the second time around.
  • Donald Trump signs Qatar arms deal

    Donald Trump signs Qatar arms deal

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    The F-15 accord will lead to "closer strategic collaboration in our fight to counter violent extremism and promote peace and stability in our region and beyond", the ministry said Wednesday in a statement. It is also to be noted that President Donald Trump has criticised Qatar on one hand but on the other hand, he does not seem to be caring as to who gets the deal as long as U.S.
  • Rule gives Oregonians non-gender option on driver's license

    Rule gives Oregonians non-gender option on driver's license

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    The International Civil Aviation Organization, which develops passport standards, has recommended an "X for unspecified" option since 1996, according to NBC. "This was always the right thing to do all along", he added. The new rule came about after an OR resident's court order authorized a sex change from female to "non-binary".
  • Suspect in shooting of GOP lawmakers in Virginia identified

    Suspect in shooting of GOP lawmakers in Virginia identified

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    Sanders, however, made it clear he was "sickened" by the shooting and condemned the act as "despicable". The shooter , identified as James T. Hodgkinson of Belleville, Illinois, was a Sanders supporter and volunteered for Sanders' 2016 campaign for president.
  • U.S. 'not winning' in Afghanistan

    U.S. 'not winning' in Afghanistan

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    Mattis admits that even "winning" would not mean US troops could ever actually leave Afghanistan. The U.S. now has 8,400 troops in Afghanistan. "The delegation of this authority - consistent with the authority President Trump granted me two months ago for Iraq and Syria - does not, at this time, change the troop numbers for Afghanistan".
  • Iran accuses Saudis of supporting terrorist groups

    Iran accuses Saudis of supporting terrorist groups

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    Two days later, the suicide bombings and shootings in Tehran killed 17 people. "On the Western side, the same type of activity is being undertaken", Zarif said. He gave no further details, but other officials said that four other alleged members of the gang had been killed in the southern Iranian province of Hormozgan, home to a substantial Arab minority.
  • JLR invests $25m to help develop self-driving cars

    JLR invests $25m to help develop self-driving cars

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    Jaguar Land Rover says that it will supply Lyft with vehicles and plans to work together with the company. In fact, auto major Ford's transportation solution investment arm, Ford Smart Mobility, had also led a $24 million round in Indian self-drive vehicle rental company Zoomcar a year ago.
  • Israel approves largest West Bank settlements in 25 years

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    Israel pushed forward with the plans as it also marked 50 years since the Six-Day War, fought from June 5-10, 1967 and which began its continuing occupation of the West Bank . And when we talk about Jerusalem's importance for the Jewish people, where are we talking about? The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) published a classified ad on its website today offering a project management position located in "Jerusalem, the State of Palestine".
  • Kremlin critic Navalny detained as supporters protest across Russian Federation

    Kremlin critic Navalny detained as supporters protest across Russian Federation

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    Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny, who organised the protest, was detained near the entrance to his home earlier on Monday as he was heading to the protest venue. Navalny announced the change less than 24 hours before the planned anticorruption protests across the country on the Russia Day holiday. On everyone's lips is the huge protest on Monday to demand an inquiry into corruption at the highest echelons of power.
  • Puerto Rican vote shows overwhelming support for USA statehood

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    Many groups who support the status quo urged a boycott of the vote, while others just didn't turn up because it was a non-binding referendum . He argues that statehood would help Puerto Rico in its attempt to face down its debt crisis. In 1992 nearly 2 million Puerto Ricans voted. About 5.4 million Puerto Ricans live on the US mainland, a number that is growing because of an exodus of people who can not find jobs or continue school on the depressed island.
  • USA white phosphorus attack on Raqqa kills tens of civilians

    USA white phosphorus attack on Raqqa kills tens of civilians

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    Colonel General Sergei Surovikin , the commander of Russian forces in Syria, said earlier this month that ISIS has made a deal with the Kurdish forces to leave two villages southwest of Raqqa and move toward Palmyra. He urged all parties to give safe passage to those who want to leave. The activist collective Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently said that in addition to the airstrikes the city was subjected to artillery and missile attacks.
  • "We are not ready to surrender", Qatar's foreign minister says

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    Saudi Arabia earlier issued a list of demands to Qatar, including severing ties with Iran and expelling leaders of the Muslim Brotherhood and Hamas. "We have been isolated because we are successful and progressive..." Kuwaiti emir Sheikh Sabah al Ahmad al Sabah has said that he has initiated mediation efforts to seek a solution to the regional crisis but the minister said that his country had not yet received any request.
  • Alleged leaker's parents fear Trump will be tough on case

    Alleged leaker's parents fear Trump will be tough on case

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    NSA leaker Reality Winner will plead not guilty to charges she leaked classified information to a reporter, her lawyer told NPR Wednesday . Victor is accused of "removing classified material from a government facility and mailing it to a news outlet", according to a federal complaint.