• Airstrike on ISIS-run jail in eastern Syria kills 42, activists say
Airstrike on ISIS-run jail in eastern Syria kills 42, activists say

Dmitry Peskov, a spokesman for Russian President Vladimir Putin, said, "Such threats to Syria's legitimate leaders are unacceptable". Moscow and Damascus vehemently denied banned weapons had been used by the government side, with Putin describing the incident as a rebel "provocation".

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  • Le Qatar sommé de prendre
Le Qatar sommé de prendre "au sérieux" les demandes de ses voisins

Le ministre émirati aux affaires étrangères a accusé le Qatar d'avoir fait " fuiter " la liste des demandes de ses adversaires, ajoutant que Doha " cherche par cette fuite à mettre en échec la médiation " menée par le Koweït. Le Maroc a également envoyé des denrées alimentaires au Qatar . Expulser les membres de la Garde révolutionnaire et met...

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  • Minor New York City subway derailment causes outage, delays
Minor New York City subway derailment causes outage, delays

Nicholas Avenue in Harlem. "This does not look like a failure on the part of equipment", Lhota said. Three other trains approaching the station halted in their tracks. One of the passengers on the train, Medina Browne, said: "At first we didn't know what was happening so it was just really an irritant, just an inconvenience".

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  • Are you 'woke'? It's the 'post-truth' era, says Oxford English Dictionary
Are you 'woke'? It's the 'post-truth' era, says Oxford English Dictionary

Wading into the political waters, the Oxford English Dictionary announced it will be including the words " woke " and "post-truth" in its latest update. There is also a new word right at the end of the dictionary, Zyzzyva - the name of a genus of tropical weevils native to South America and typically found near palm trees.

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  • Trump holds first talks with Ireland's new prime minister
Trump holds first talks with Ireland's new prime minister

The ban has been reinstated until autumn. Mr Trump also congratulated Mr Varadkar on his recent election as leader of the minority ruling Fine Gael party and his appointment as Taoiseach. The Taoiseach said numerous illegal Irish in the USA had originally travelled on legitimate documentation but for a variety of reasons now needed to regular...

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  • Nicola Sturgeon shelves plans for second Scottish referendum
Nicola Sturgeon shelves plans for second Scottish referendum

NICOLA STURGEON WILL REFOCUS the Scottish Government's efforts on the immediate task of the Brexit negotiations, after reflecting on the recent election results in May and June. Scotland can only hold a legally binding referendum on independence with the approval of the Westminster Parliament. Addressing the Scottish Parliament today, the SNP ...

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  • More Alaskans mauled by bears in Alaska
More Alaskans mauled by bears in Alaska

The married US Air Force veteran and Air National Guardsman from Eagle Rock was carrying a six-year-old can of bear deterrent spray and doused the bear while shrieking loudly to draw its attention away from Fredrick, eventually causing it to flee into the bushes, reported NBC12.

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  • Retiring Rep. Jason Chaffetz Calls for Extra $2500 for Housing Congressmen
Retiring Rep. Jason Chaffetz Calls for Extra $2500 for Housing Congressmen

He says giving members of Congress a housing allowance would help ease the financial burden on many members. The D.C. area lawmaker's claim that federal legislators are "underpaid" was met with a backlash, although several of his colleagues have echoed the complaint since.

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  • Palestinian attackers killed after killing Israeli officer
Palestinian attackers killed after killing Israeli officer

Entry permits for prayers in Israel were not revoked, according to a statement by the Israeli military coordinator office. The PLFP is a Marxist-Leninist group that broke away from the Arab Nationalist movement in the late 1960s and was credited with carrying out global attacks , including plane hijackings, and in more recent times, rocket attac...

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  • Brazil's Temer charged with corruption
Brazil's Temer charged with corruption

But Janot's decision to separate the charges, filing them piecemeal, could drag out the crisis and weaken Temer's base, making congressional approval for a trial more likely. The president has repeatedly denied wrongdoing. The Attorney-General's Office accuses Temer of passive corruption , asks that he loses office and has to pay 10 millio...

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  • Memorial marker of civil-rights icon defaced in Mississippi
Memorial marker of civil-rights icon defaced in Mississippi

During the past week, a tour group discovered vinyl panels had been peeled off the back of the metal marker in Money , Mississippi . The men were acquitted by an all-white jury, though the men later confessed in a paid magazine interview.

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  • Man to face court over fatal NSW shooting
Man to face court over fatal NSW shooting

In the early hours of Tuesday morning, police located another vehicle of interest, a Toyota Corolla, at a service station on the Mount Lindesay Highway at Jimboomba. Police and gang sources have scotched reports the fatal Gold Coast shooting of a man who was left in a hospital auto park on Saturday sprang from bikie conflict.

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  • European Union hits Google with record-breaking fine for 'stifling competition'
European Union hits Google with record-breaking fine for 'stifling competition'

It would seem that after seven years of investigation, bargaining, and small business outcry, the European Commission found that use of the company's algorithms in its Google Shopping service actively and intentionally undermined competitors which is an offense the EU takes very seriously.

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  • China congratulates Saudi Arabia's new crown prince
China congratulates Saudi Arabia's new crown prince

Kechichian, a senior fellow at the King Faisal Center for Research and Islamic Studies. Photo Mohammed bin Salman past year in France. MBS is shown kissing his older cousin's hand and kneeling before him; the outgoing crown prince is heard telling him: "I will rest now, and God help you".

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  • Trudeau to march in Toronto Pride Parade for a second time
Trudeau to march in Toronto Pride Parade for a second time

The parade was more celebratory than past year, when the parade followed the Pulse Nightclub shooting in Orlando, Florida. Lindsay Harding gave birth to Jacoby through reciprocal in vitro fertilization, so he is Jessica Harding's biological child but was carried by her partner.

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  • Mother of missing Davenport boy was a homicide victim
Mother of missing Davenport boy was a homicide victim

The Orange County Sheriff's Office investigation into 32-year-old Amber Carruthers' death is still underway. Donovan Carruthers' mother Amber Elizabeth Carruthers was a homicide victim in Orlando on June 17, according to the Haines City Police Department.

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  • Time magazine hanging in Trump golf clubs is fake
Time magazine hanging in Trump golf clubs is fake

If there's one thing that makes President Donald Trump angry... well, OK, a lot of stuff makes Donald Trump angry. "The cover seems to fit a broader pattern for Trump, who has often boasted of his appearances on Time's cover and adorned his Trump Tower office with images of himself from magazines and newspapers".

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  • Colombian rebels have handed over almost all weapons
Colombian rebels have handed over almost all weapons

A fighter of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) participates in a parade in the Villa Colombia camp near San Vicente del Caguan, Caqueta province, Colombia, April 29, 2000. The government also has opened peace talks with the country's second rebel group, the National Liberation Army. It kidnapped two Dutch journalists on June 1...

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  • 7 still hospitalized after London mosque attack
7 still hospitalized after London mosque attack

The Labour leader and local MP for Islington North spoke from the steps of north London's Finsbury Park Mosque. "So we pushed people away from him until he was safely taken by police into custody and put into the back of the van". "That is a very significant act on the part of these individuals because it saves the police a lot of time, a lot...

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  • Met Office issue yellow weather warning of rain for parts of Notts
Met Office issue yellow weather warning of rain for parts of Notts

There is an increasing risk of heavy rain, with thunder possible, developing over southern England on Tuesday afternoon before spreading northwards during the evening and overnight. This will be heavy and persistent in places with widely 20 mm falling and 40-60 mm possible in the most exposed spots. A yellow weather warning of rain is valid from ...

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  • Assad may be preparing chemical attack
Assad may be preparing chemical attack

The Pentagon on Tuesday said it detected "active preparations" by Syria for a chemical attack from the same air base where Syrian aircraft embarked on a sarin gas strike on April 4, killing nearly 90 people. The White House claims were dismissed by President Bashar al Assad and Russian Federation, which has long supported the Syrian governm...

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  • Key US senator vows to block Gulf arms sales amid row
Key US senator vows to block Gulf arms sales amid row

In a letter sent to USA secretary of state Rex Tillerson on Monday, Republican senator Bob Corker said the country needed a better understanding of how to resolve the dispute before selling more weapons to the region. At stake is a $110 billlion arms deal with Saudi Arabia that President Donald Trump signed last month in Riyadh, although it i...

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  • Chicago police officers indicted in cover-up of Laquan McDonald shooting
Chicago police officers indicted in cover-up of Laquan McDonald shooting

The defendants are accused of lying repeatedly about what happened and mischaracterizing the video recordings so that investigators would not learn the truth about the killing and the public would not see the video recordings because they knew that the public airing of the shooting details and video "would inexorably lead to a thorough criminal inv...

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  • Trump Nixes White House Ramadan Dinner Celebration, Breaking With 3 Past Presidents
Trump Nixes White House Ramadan Dinner Celebration, Breaking With 3 Past Presidents

Marking the culmination of the one month-long Ramazan fasting, Muslims in Kerala today celebrated Eid-ul-fitr with religious fervour. Ambassador Sidi Soliman Mellimelli was there to speak with Jefferson about piracy and conflict in the Barbary states.

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  • North Korea Comments On Otto Warmbier's Death For The First Time
North Korea Comments On Otto Warmbier's Death For The First Time

The article published by the official Korean Central News Agency was Pyongyang's first reaction to Otto Warmbier's death in a USA hospital on Monday after North Korea released him for what it said was humanitarian reasons. The comments published by KCNA were North Korea's first reaction to Otto Warmbier's death in a USA hospital Monday after it r...

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  • New 296bhp petrol engine for Jaguar XE, XF and F-PACE
New 296bhp petrol engine for Jaguar XE, XF and F-PACE

In the F-Pace, the engine will power the vehicle from 0-100km/h in 6 seconds, while providing a fuel economy of 7.7l/100km. Oddly enough, despite having the same horsepower and torque as the version found under the F-Type's hood, it manages to give more oomph to both the XE and the XF.

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  • Marche des fiertés à Istanbul malgré l'interdiction des autorités
Marche des fiertés à Istanbul malgré l'interdiction des autorités

Une volonté assumée de braver l'interdiction et de défiler coûte que coûte. Selon la BBC Turkey , des policiers, qui ont un temps essayé de bloquer l'accès à la place, ont également interdit de brandir le drapeau multicolore de la Gay Pride et ont demandé à un homme de retirer son t-shirt qui arborait un symbole de la communauté LGBTI (lesbien...

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  • NDA's Presidential nominee Ramnath Kovind files nomination
NDA's Presidential nominee Ramnath Kovind files nomination

BJP MPs and former chief ministers Bhagat Singh Koshiyari, Bhuwan Chandra Khanduri and Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank could not attend the meeting due to their personal engagements. This time around, there are around 39,965 votes of fence-sitting parties such as the AAP, the INLD and the AIMIM and some Independents, which have not yet opened their car...

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  • Box-office: Salman Khan's 'Tubelight' rakes in Rs 66 crore on day 3
Box-office: Salman Khan's 'Tubelight' rakes in Rs 66 crore on day 3

Salman's recent appearance on Eid proves that actor is least bothered by its average box office show. Now, Tubelight movie fourth collections are expected the increase on Monday Monday (26 June) with the public holiday for Eid Al-Fitr bringing in greater footfalls for theatres.

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  • Reward increases to $70000 for escaped inmates
Reward increases to $70000 for escaped inmates

A manhunt is under way in Georgia for two inmates accused of killing two guards on a prison bus overnight. Residents are warned not to approach them, but if they are seen, to call 911 immediately. Authorities had no further signs of the inmates and had no reason to believe they had split up, Mr Sills said. Baldwin State Prison offic...

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