• Afghan Taliban storm police headquarters in E. town, 7 killed
Afghan Taliban storm police headquarters in E. town, 7 killed

At least three police and four militants were killed after Taliban stormed police headquarters in Afghanistan's eastern city of Gardez on Sunday, officials said. The others held out against Afghan special forces that had responded to the attack, he said. A spokesman for operation resolute support says that the seven injured American soldiers we...

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  • Arnold Schwarzenegger and Macron heckle Trump in video selfie
Arnold Schwarzenegger and Macron heckle Trump in video selfie

Schwarzenegger's trip to France to meet with Macron is one sign of a growing movement to keep America in the Paris accords despite Trump and the federal government. "I call on you to remain confident". We have a strong obligation to succeed. "Because we are fully committed, because wherever we live, whoever we are, we all share the same respons...

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  • Navy holds memorial service for 7 sailors killed in Fitzgerald collision
Navy holds memorial service for 7 sailors killed in Fitzgerald collision

Severe damage to the right side and bottom of the guided-missile destroyer flooded the berths of 116 sailors. ACX Crystal signaled to Fitzgerald with flashing lights to warn it about the coming collision and then steered sharply right, but failed to avoid the collision, according to a report by Crystal's Captain Ronald Advincula to the ship's Ja...

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  • Jeremy Corbyn a big hit with Glastonbury crowd
Jeremy Corbyn a big hit with Glastonbury crowd

In astonishing scenes for a music festival, an estimated 135,000 Glasto revelers congregated at the Pyramid stage to watch Corbyn give a rousing 20 minute speech before United States rap duo Run the Jewels took to the stage. Mr Eavis, who founded Glastonbury in 1970, is a huge fan of Mr Corbyn and praised his "fundamental sense of justice". ...

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  • Despite impending partial implementation, President Trump's travel ban faces challenges
Despite impending partial implementation, President Trump's travel ban faces challenges

Supreme Court . The ruling sets up a potential clash between the government and opponents of the ban over the strength of visitors' ties to the United States. The revised measure, announced in March, seeks to bar from United States entry travelers from Iran, Libya , Somalia, Sudan , Syria and Yemen for 90 days, as well as suspend the entry of r...

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  • CHART: CBO Weighs Who Wins, Who Loses With Senate Health Care Bill
CHART: CBO Weighs Who Wins, Who Loses With Senate Health Care Bill

Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky said it would be worse to "pass a bad bill than to pass no bill". He previously argued the proposal did not go far enough to repeal Obamacare . The White House in a statement on Monday criticised the CBO for issuing a "flawed report" and said its assessments should not be "trusted blindly".

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  • White House warns Syria's Assad against chemical attack
White House warns Syria's Assad against chemical attack

The US missile strike was considered the first deliberate US attack on Syrian state forces under Trump. The White House provided no immediate evidence to back up its claims, but Spicer warned that Syrian President Bashar Assad and his military would pay a heavy price if there's another attack.

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  • North Korea dismiss Moon call for united Pyeongchang team
North Korea dismiss Moon call for united Pyeongchang team

China remains central to Washington's success or failure, but America faces tough choices in seeking to apply maximum pressure on Pyongyang . In a recent Washington Post interview, Moon suggested reopening the Kaesong industrial complex in the North, which was closed past year by Seoul in retaliation for Pyongyang's ongoing missile te...

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  • Former Inter coach de Boer is Crystal Palace coach
Former Inter coach de Boer is Crystal Palace coach

Crystal Palace's press release also describes the deal as the eighth biggest in the Premier League . That is my only concern. "For me, I want to stay". "There are nearly no weak teams in the Premier League and I'm excited to be the manager of this club". As the hunt for a new striker drags on, the list of clubs sniffing around one of West Ham...

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  • South Korea's Moon Jae-In heads to US as North threat grows
South Korea's Moon Jae-In heads to US as North threat grows

Their summit meeting will be watched keenly for signs of change in US-Korea ties, and if the two leaders can find common ground on their North Korea policies and assuage the ongoing controversy over the deployment of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defence (Thaad) missile shield which has provoked economic retaliation from China.

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  • Death toll from Pakistan bomb and gun attacks rises to 56
Death toll from Pakistan bomb and gun attacks rises to 56

The death toll is expected to rise further as local government and hospital officials in Parachinar said on June 24 that numerous victims of the attacks are in critical condition. The population in the area where the deadly blasts occurred is predominantly Shi'ite Muslims. The vehicle was stopped at a checkpoint in front of the provincial police ...

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  • Senior Ukrainian military officer killed in auto bomb attack in Kiev
Senior Ukrainian military officer killed in auto bomb attack in Kiev

The same message appeared on computers at Maersk offices in Rotterdam , according to screenshots posted on local media. Also, Ukrainian aircraft maker, Antonov, is said to have been hit by the cyber attack. "The National Bank of Ukraine has warned banks. about an external hacker attack on the websites of some Ukrainian banks. which was carri...

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  • IS fighters launch counter-attacks in west Mosul
IS fighters launch counter-attacks in west Mosul

Joseph Scrocca told CNN, stressing that the operation to clear ISIS from the Old City in Western Mosul has been led by Iraqi forces. 'Fighting is very intense in the Old City and civilians are at extreme, nearly unimaginable risk, ' said Lise Grande, the United Nations humanitarian coordinator in Iraq, in a statement.

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  • UK: All samples from high-rise towers fail fire safety tests
UK: All samples from high-rise towers fail fire safety tests

Cladding samples from 60 high-rise buildings in 25 local authorities across the country have failed fire safety tests ordered after the tragedy. The Chalcots estate was refurbished between 2006 and 2009 by Rydon, the same firm that oversaw work on Grenfell Tower in 2015 and 2016.

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  • North Korea likens Trump to Hitler, 'America First' to Nazism
North Korea likens Trump to Hitler, 'America First' to Nazism

Mr. Trump's policy "is the American version of Nazism far surpassing the fascism in the last century in its ferocious, brutal and chauvinistic nature", Pyongyang's state-controlled Korean Central News Agency said in a report published Tuesday.

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  • Supreme Court to review New Jersey bid for legal sports betting
Supreme Court to review New Jersey bid for legal sports betting

New Jersey has tried to circumvent the law, but the professional sports leagues and the NCAA filed a lawsuit to block the move. Wall said that New Jersey's efforts to get around the federal ban on sports betting by repealing state laws and allowing such wagering to proceed without regulation "is no different than a positive enactment authorizing ...

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  • Memorial For Muslim Teen Murdered in Hate Crime Set Ablaze
Memorial For Muslim Teen Murdered in Hate Crime Set Ablaze

Earlier this week, Fairfax County police arrested 22-year-old Darwin Martinex Torres for Hassanen's murder. The investigation reveals a teenaged boy on a bike began arguing with Torres. "It appears the suspect became so enraged over the traffic dispute it escalated into deadly violence". Most hate-crime cases are handled by state prosecutors, a...

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  • Colorado baker disputes anti-discrimination law
Colorado baker disputes anti-discrimination law

The couple, Charlie Craig and David Mullins , filed a discrimination lawsuit in Colorado state courts against the baker and they won. Phillips contends the law violated his rights to freedom of speech and free exercise of religion under the US Constitution's First Amendment .

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  • India's benefit lies in strong America: Modi
India's benefit lies in strong America: Modi

Chinese newspaper the Global Times, however, has cautioned India against the United States administration. Sanjay Puri of the USINPAC had high hopes from this meeting. "I will also call on King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands and meet Queen Maxima", he had said in a Facebook post before leaving on his three-nation trip.

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  • White House says Assad may be preparing chemical attack
White House says Assad may be preparing chemical attack

Days later, President Donald Trump ordered a retaliatory cruise missile strike on a Syrian air base. Peskov criticized the Trump administration for using the phrase "another chemical weapons attack", arguing that an independent investigation into the April attack was never conducted despite Russia's calls for an independent investigation.

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