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Stephen Colbert announces run for president on Russian TV

Stephen Colbert is in Russian Federation and, on Friday night, was set to appear on Evening Urgant , a popular late-night show hosted by Ivan Urgant that airs on state-run TV and looks suspiciously like certain late-night shows in the U.S.



US wants 'much greater' China pressure on NKorea

The diplomatic and security dialogue is one of four high-level mechanisms established during the meeting between Chinese President Xi Jinping and U.S. "We are going to give the DPRK/North Korea issue top priority in our discussions, aiming to advance concrete cooperation with China towards a peaceful resolution of the nuclear and missile threat from North Korea", Nauert said at the press briefing.


Attack On Mosque In Mecca Foiled By Saudis

Attack On Mosque In Mecca Foiled By Saudis

The authorities confronted militants in three places, one in the Red Sea port city of Jidda and two in Mecca , the statement said. Al-Arabiya said a suicide bomber hiding in a house in Mecca opened fire on security forces and later blew himself up.


Trump lashes out at Democrats after Georgia win

Trump lashes out at Democrats after Georgia win

A dozen or so House Democrats want Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi to go after a dispiriting loss in a Georgia House election. Kathleen Rice of NY, led a meeting of anti-Pelosi House Democrats. Georgia's 6th shares numerous same characteristics as the districts that Democrats believe will pave their way to a House majority in 2018. "Things are changing.


Bombings at market in northwest Pakistan kill 15

Bombings at market in northwest Pakistan kill 15

The attack took place at about 5:30 p.m. local time when a handgrenade was hurled into the crowds of the people busy with shopping at a downtown market of the city for the coming Eid, a holiday which marks the end of the fast month Ramadan, said local media.


Shiv Sena backs Kovind as NDA's presidential pick

Shiv Sena backs Kovind as NDA's presidential pick

Palaniswamy over NDA's presidential candidate pick. Voting for the presidential election is scheduled for July 17, while the counting will take place on July 20. Nitish Kumar is known to take independent decision like his welcoming the demonetisation decision and surgical strikes a year ago and the JD-U voting for UPA candidate Pranab Mukherjee while sharing power with BJP in the state.