Tuesday 28 March 2017
 
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Big healthcare bill setback for Trump

US President Donald Trump has suffered a major setback after his healthcare bill was withdrawn before a vote in Congress on Friday night.   The bill faced certain defeat from members of Trump's Republican party, who control both houses of Congress. However,

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Etihad bans e-devices bigger than smartphones on US flights

UAE National carrier Etihad Airways said it will not permit passengers on its US-bound flights to carry electronic devices bigger than a smart phone or mobile into the aircraft cabin starting from March 25. The rule will be applicable only for passengers on its US-bound flights f

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Police identify London attacker

The London attacker attacker who killed three people near the UK parliament before being shot dead has been identified as British-born Khalid Masood. Masood was once investigated by MI5 intelligence officers over concerns about violent extremism, said a Reuters report.

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Multiple dead in UK parliament terror attack

At least four people were killed as a knife-wielding assailant driving a sport utility vehicle mowed down pedestrians and stabbed a police officer outside the British Parliament on Wednesday, according to media sources. London police shot the assailant dead while 40 others were i

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2 dead, many injured in 'terror' attack outside UK parliament

At least two people were killed and dozens injured in a major terror incident outside the British Parliament, said a Reuters report. An assailant stabbed a policeman and was shot by police just outside Britain's parliament building in London on Wednesday in what police describ

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Sudanese jet with 44 on board crashes, many injured

A passenger jet carrying 45 people crash-landed in South Sudan's north-western city of Wau on Saturday, leaving at least 14 people injured, said a report citing government and airport officials. Visibility is said to have been poor when the South Supreme Airlines plane crashe

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Vodafone India, Idea announce big merger

British mobile phone giant Vodafone will merge its Indian unit with Idea Cellular, a leading telecom group in India, to create the country's largest telecoms operator, the firms said. The highly complementary combination will create India’s largest telecoms operator wit

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