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Philando Castile's family to Trump: "Make America Great Again" by getting justice

Minnesota State Police spokeswoman Lt. Tiffani Nielson said in a news release Saturday that officers began arresting protesters at 12:30 a.m. after issuing three warnings for them to get off of Int...

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Three Palestinians shot dead after killing Israeli officer

In other news, the papers said an estimated 300,000 Muslims prayed at Al-Aqsa Mosque on the third Friday of Ramadan. Two people were injured in that attack, according to The Times of Israel . The ...

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Expulsion of Qataris from Gulf states comes into effect

Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Bahrain had given their citizens a June 19 deadline to leave Qatar, a deadline which came into force on Monday. Saudi Arabia sealed Qatar's only land border, a key route for...

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London fire: 58 confirmed or presumed dead after Grenfell Tower disaster

London fire: 58 confirmed or presumed dead after Grenfell Tower disaster

Aluminum cladding with insulation sandwiched between two panels has been blamed for helping to spread flames in major fires in many parts of the world, including blazes in the Middle East, Europe, Asi...

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France's Macron to reshuffle govt after huge parliament win

Macron's year-old "La Republique En Marche " (Republic on the Move) party won more than 300 seats in parliament, slightly less than expected but enough to disrupt politics as usual and clinging the ...

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Gunman who shot US Congressman had a list of lawmakers to kill

Gunman who shot US Congressman had a list of lawmakers to kill

His voice got loud and deep. The Democrats, who won the game, said they wanted the trophy from the baseball game to be displayed in wounded Congressman Steve Scalise's office until the congressman r...

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Water-dropping plane crash reported in Portugal

Water-dropping plane crash reported in Portugal

More than 1,000 firefighters are still battling Portugal's deadliest forest blaze which began on Saturday and has so far claimed the lives of 64 people. The death toll of the devastating fire has ri...

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North Korea releases U.S. citizen Otto Warmbier

North Korea releases U.S. citizen Otto Warmbier

He said: "We are in a stage where we are moving into this next effort of, 'Are we going to have to, in effect, start taking secondary sanctions because countries we have provided information to have n...

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Election official urges voters to head to polls

Election official urges voters to head to polls

Nearby, Ossoff supporters, including two wearing inflatable dinosaur costumes, tried to drown the GOP hopeful out with chants to "flip the Sixth" - the sixth congressional district - in the final hour...

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Jurors hear closing arguments in 'Baby Doe' murder trial

Jurors hear closing arguments in 'Baby Doe' murder trial

The defense rested on Monday without McCarthy taking the stand. McCarthy's lawyer told jurors during closing arguments Tuesday the girl's mother is the real killer and created a "web of lies" to bla...

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French polls predict Macron's party will secure large majority

French polls predict Macron's party will secure large majority

Only a few weeks ago it was predicted that the FN could win as many as 40 seats on the back of Le Pen reaching the second round of the presidential election, but internal divisions within the party ...

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Kovind quits as Bihar Governor

Making Kovind a presidential nominee works to the BJP's advantage as the party is widely seen as dominated by privileged Hindu upper castes. The opposition parties are now in a quandary as they fi...

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BJP MLAs, MPs from State support NDA Presidential nominee Kovind

BJP MLAs, MPs from State support NDA Presidential nominee Kovind

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao also welcomed the NDA government's decision. The BJP will highlight the fact that it chose a lower caste leade...

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Tropical System to Drench the Gulf Coast

Tropical System to Drench the Gulf Coast

A tropical storm watch is in effect for Bonaire, Curacao and Aruba. It's important to remember that this potential tropical cyclone hasn't actually developed yet, which means that any model you may ...

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Carla Fendi dead - iconic fashion designer passes away aged 79

Carla Fendi dead - iconic fashion designer passes away aged 79

Together, the sisters and Lagerfeld transformed the once humble store into a powerhouse luxury brand known for its colorful designs, famed baguette shaped handbags, and fine furs. She was also a chief...

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SpiceJet gives 40-plane order for $4.7bn

SpiceJet gives 40-plane order for $4.7bn

Boeing said demand for single-aisle planes as well as widebodies remain buoyant despite concerns about turbulence in the Middle East and low fuel prices serving as disincentive to invest in more ef...

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CBS Poll: Trump Approval Rating Hits New Low

CBS Poll: Trump Approval Rating Hits New Low

Only 9 percent of Democrats give Trump a favorable rating, with 35 percent of independents approving of his performance. The president has also lost ground in this own party: 72 percent of Republica...

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Coroner examining death of US student released by North Korea

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he had spoken with Warmbier's family and praised them as "incredible". Han Tae Song, North Korea's ambassador to the U.N.in Geneva, speaking in his ...

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India's ruling party announces its presidential candidate

India's ruling party announces its presidential candidate

Venkaiah Naidu and several top leaders are present at the party office for the meeting of the party's highest decision-making body. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley , part of a three-member panel set...

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Qatar signs $17b deal for USA jets amid Gulf crisis

Qatar signs $17b deal for USA jets amid Gulf crisis

It did not provide additional details on the sale but Bloomberg reported it could involve as many as 36 warplanes. "This is of course proof that USA institutions are with us but we have never doubte...

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Bengaluru Traffic cops allow ambulance before President's convoy, rewarded

Bengaluru Traffic cops allow ambulance before President's convoy, rewarded

A traffic sub-inspector has won the city's heart and accolades from colleagues for his swift judgement that saved a critical life. The traffic cop, ML Nijalingappa, stopped the President's convoy to...

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Tropical Storm Cindy Forms In The Gulf Of Mexico

Tropical Storm Cindy Forms In The Gulf Of Mexico

Rainfall of 6 to 12 inches is expected in coastal areas of Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and the Florida Panhandle. Officials in various coastal Louisiana and MS communities handed out sandbags as r...

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Pakistan becomes full member of Shanghai Cooperation Organisation

Pakistan becomes full member of Shanghai Cooperation Organisation

Speaking at the SCO Summit, Prime Minister Modi on Friday termed terrorism as the main encroacher of the human rights and values. He also thanked SCO countries for granting membership to India. Partic...

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Joachim Low: New-look Germany far from 'perfect' after edging Australia

Alex Gersbach and James Jeggo will replace the two in Russian Federation, with Aaron Mooy also set to make an appearance at some point throughout the competition. Fresh-faced Germany , with only 13...

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Suspect Named In Van Attack On Worshippers Leaving London Mosque

A 48-year-old male suspect was arrested at the scene, according to London Metropolitan police, who said the investigation into the incident was ongoing. "These are the values that define this city...

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U.S. lawmaker shot dead by angry gunman

U.S. lawmaker shot dead by angry gunman

Also wounded was former congressional aide Matt Mika , who now works for Tyson Foods in its Washington office. "I never saw him get mad when people were talking good, bad or ugly about any of the...

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Russia suspends cooperation with US in Syrian airspace following jet downing

Russia suspends cooperation with US in Syrian airspace following jet downing

The dispute over the Syrian attack on the USA -backed fighters and the American response came as Iran launched ballistic missiles at Islamic State strongholds in eastern Syria in retaliation for a p...

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Philando Castile verdict unjust; what would Tupac say?

Philando Castile verdict unjust; what would Tupac say?

Yanez claimed that he feared for his life - that he believed Castile was, in that moment, reaching for his gun - while Reynolds maintains Castile was only taking out his I.D. Now, after a year of ...

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Venezuela, US spar at OAS Mexico meeting

Venezuela, US spar at OAS Mexico meeting

Luis Almagro , secretary-general of the Organization of American States (OAS), said Monday that the body will not complete its consultations about the crisis in Venezuela this week. Guatemalan forei...

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Senate judiciary probe may review obstruction of justice

An assessment of evidence and circumstances will be completed before a final decision is made to launch an investigation of the president of the United States regarding potential obstruction of justic...

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Tensions escalate over United States downing Syrian jet

The US military has repeatedly warned forces fighting on Assad's side to stay away from a " deconfliction zone", agreed with Russian Federation, near a garrison used by US special forces and US-bac...

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Syrian drone shot down by USA fighter jet

A defense official says the drone was approaching a military camp near the Syria-Jordan border. The official says the drone was a Shaheed 129 and appeared to have been operated by "pro-regime" forces....

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Australia Halts Airstrikes In Syria After Russian Threat

Australia Halts Airstrikes In Syria After Russian Threat

Just before the shooting down of the Syrian bomber, United States officials say there was a movement of regime ground troops with tanks and artillery towards two towns near Raqqa that were held by U...

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FLDS leader Lyle Jeffs arrested

FLDS leader Lyle Jeffs arrested

According to the FBI's wanted poster, Jeffs was on home confinement while awaiting trial for his alleged involvement in a food stamp fraud case when he escaped. The FLDS has a compound in Sout...

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Brexit Minister: No Doubt Britain Leaving EU

Brexit Minister: No Doubt Britain Leaving EU

The talks are set to continue every month throughout the summer . Chief U.K. negotiator David Davis is meeting his European Union counterpart, former French foreign minister Michel Barnier , t...

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