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White House Forgoes Ramadan Dinner for First Time in Two Decades

White House Forgoes Ramadan Dinner for First Time in Two Decades

Trudeau added that on this feast "family and friends gather to attend special morning prayers, exchange greetings and gifts", underlying the country's cultural diversity. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson reportedly rejected a request by his department's office of religion and global affairs to hold an event for the holiday.


Hackers claim NASA was to announce 'alien life'

Hackers claim NASA was to announce 'alien life'

Anonymous , a coat of many colors that anyone can wrap around themselves, has asserted that recent discoveries by orbital observatories and by the Cassini spacecraft have resulted in high-level Congressional hearings that will soon be made public, including revelations about the discovery of alien life.



South Africa fight back to level T20 series with England

When Malan finally fell, caught at long-on off Tahir, stand-in captain Jos Buttler struck two flat sixes to push England above 180. Morgan has always been his own man and, while the end might not justify the means for some, the 15,000 supporters that packed out Sophia Gardens under overcast skies could scarcely say they did not get bang for their buck on the day.


Pyne Brags About Rise Of Liberal 'Moderates' In Leaked Recording

Pyne Brags About Rise Of Liberal 'Moderates' In Leaked Recording

While former prime minister Tony Abbott used the opportunity to criticise the government's policy direction and accuse Mr Pyne of treachery, Coalition sources said the growing tensions went well beyond Mr Abbott still being cranky at losing his leadership.


Donald Trump calls on Republican senators to muster support for healthcare bill

Donald Trump calls on Republican senators to muster support for healthcare bill

Rand Paul , who has rejected the plan along with fellow Republican Senators Ted Cruz , Mike Lee and Ron Johnson , said fundamental problems remained that would leave taxpayers subsidizing health insurance companies. If the Senate bill is anything like the House's - which we don't know because they refuse to show anyone the bill or hold any public hearings - it will increase out-of-pocket costs, cause premiums to skyrocket, charge older Americans way more, take away coverage for basic ...


Manchester United prepare improved bid for Real Madrid star Morata

Manchester United prepare improved bid for Real Madrid star Morata

Manchester United have taken further steps in their attempts to find a successor to star striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic , as they have reportedly opened talks with Real Madrid over a deal for Spanish striker Álvaro Morata. Morata needs to play regular first team football next season to prepare himself in the best possible manner for the World Cup. The striker, who returned to Real Madrid last summer after two seasons at Juventus, scored 20 goals in 43 appearances last term.