• USA issues warning to Syria after finding 'potential preparations' for sarin attack
USA issues warning to Syria after finding 'potential preparations' for sarin attack

Tensions have heightened between key players - especially between the United States and Russian Federation - over Syria as the conflict there has transformed from a civil war to a complex battle involving worldwide players and their proxies.

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  • Germany reach semis as referee needs VAR double-take
Germany reach semis as referee needs VAR double-take

After Kerem Demirbay fired Germany in front just after the break, Werner struck either side of Vincent Aboubakar's consolation effort for Cameroon on 78 minutes. Germany v Mexico is available in most countries via the rights holders' online platform, if they have one. Loew made four changes from the side which drew 1-1 with Chile on Thur...

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  • Nobel laureate should be allowed treatment outside China
Nobel laureate should be allowed treatment outside China

Branstad, a former Iowa governor, has been described by Beijing as an "old friend" of China. He also pointed out the United States and China face numerous same challenges, adding a strong Washington-Beijing relationship can contribute to solutions.

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  • Republican Senator Comes Out Against Party's Healthcare Bill
Republican Senator Comes Out Against Party's Healthcare Bill

Senate GOP leaders made a decision to delay a vote on the party's healthcare bill on Tuesday until after the week-long July 4 recess. The U.S. Senate is scheduled to vote on a bill to repeal and replace provisions of the Affordable Care Act this week.

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  • JK policemen asked to avoid Eid prayers in public places
JK policemen asked to avoid Eid prayers in public places

In an order issued late last night, Vaid also transferred the Superintendent of Police (SP), North Srinagar , Sajad Khaliq Bhat. Pandith was on frisking duty outside the Jamia Masjid and was reportedly clicking pictures of people coming out of the mosque.

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  • Man makes his way into pub seconds after being hit by bus
Man makes his way into pub seconds after being hit by bus

Video footage shows Mr Smith crossing the road when a double-decker bus suddenly mounts the curb behind him. Footage may be distrubing to some viewers. Reading Buses has said it has launched an internal investigation. The bus' windshield was cracked due to the impact of the crash and it also knocked over a street side pole and left a large ...

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  • Modi invites Dutch investors to India
Modi invites Dutch investors to India

He said, "We hope we will be catching up with you very soon". Prime Minister Modi added, "The U.S., being the oldest democracy of the world, and India, being the largest democracy, will come together to change the world and bring peace". "Indian companies are adding value to the manufacturing and services sectors in the U.S., with total investmen...

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  • Jewish group cancels meeting with Netanyahu in protest
Jewish group cancels meeting with Netanyahu in protest

The decision, made during the cabinet meeting on Sunday, brought a stinging rebuke from Jewish organizations in Israel and around the world. But the program was never implemented, as powerful ultra-Orthodox members of Netanyahu's coalition government raised objections.

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  • US Republicans scramble to clinch votes for healthcare Bill
US Republicans scramble to clinch votes for healthcare Bill

Sources tell the Associated Press that Senate Republican leaders have abruptly delayed the vote on their health care bill until after the July 4 recess. However, for people would like to purchase plans that cover the essential health benefits mandated by the Affordable Care Act, including mental health coverage, addiction treatment, mat...

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  • Trump, Modi reaffirm Indian-US relations with a hug
Trump, Modi reaffirm Indian-US relations with a hug

Jaishankar said India and the United States, in a joint statement, have called on Pakistan to expeditiously bring to justice perpatrators of terror attacks like 26/11, Pathankot, and other cross-border attacks perpetrated by Pakistan-based terror groups.

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  • Brazil's President charged over corruption allegations
Brazil's President charged over corruption allegations

Temer , in his turn, said he gave a positive assessment to construction of the Glonass stations on Brazilian soil, and expressed interest in expanding the network of such stations. Brazil once again has a president embroiled in scandal. He was accused of receiving money from the boss of a giant meatpacking firm implicated in a corruption sca...

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  • Macron, Trump vow 'joint response' if chemical attack in Syria
Macron, Trump vow 'joint response' if chemical attack in Syria

The charges and countercharges came as tensions between US -backed opposition forces and pro-government units have escalated in southern Syria , where the United States maintains a base to train Syrian rebels to fight the Islamic State . It is meant to be an eye-opener to what the current Syrian government is up to. Although some at the State D...

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  • Kellyanne Conway declines comment on potential Supreme Court retirement
Kellyanne Conway declines comment on potential Supreme Court retirement

Trump's travel ban has twice been ruled unconstitutional, and the administration has asked the Supreme Court to take up the issue in the next term. On Monday the court finally pulled the trigger after months of inexplicable inaction. In real life, Roe set out Constitutional limitations for how state law may legislate about abortion.

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  • A Supreme Court cliff-hanger on travel ban
A Supreme Court cliff-hanger on travel ban

The other appeals court ruled that Trump exceeded his authority in issuing the executive order. The travel ban also caps the number of refugees allowed to enter the U.S.at 50,000 a year. According to the court, Bona fide relationships may include employees who have accepted a job with a USA company and students accepted to a US university.

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  • ISIS fighters launch counterattacks in west Mosul neighborhood
ISIS fighters launch counterattacks in west Mosul neighborhood

Iraqi forces today were searching neighbourhoods of west Mosul they retook weeks ago after a surprise jihadist attack on their rear left several dead. however, the militant group still control the site of the mosque. The assaults underscore the Sunni extremist group's resilience in the city, Iraq's second-largest, despite months of heavy fight...

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  • DPRK-detained American returns home in coma
DPRK-detained American returns home in coma

They also said they are grateful he "will finally be with people who love him". Fred and Cindy Warmbier told in the statement that "Otto has left North Korea ". He was sentenced in March 2016 to 15 years' imprisonment with hard labor and, according to his parents, fell into a coma shortly thereafter. Warmbier, 22, returned to the United ...

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  • With blocks failing safety checks, UK's May calls for more tests
With blocks failing safety checks, UK's May calls for more tests

Islington, Lambeth and Wandsworth joined Barnet, Brent, Camden and Hounslow on the growing list of London boroughs to have potentially unsafe flats. "The fact that all samples so far have failed the tests underlines the value of the testing programme we have set up with the Building Research Establishment to get samples checked properly in the la...

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  • Shkreli jury selection expected to take a third day
Shkreli jury selection expected to take a third day

Shkreli is being accused of running a Ponzi-like scheme between two of his companies, Retrophin, Inc . and the hedge fund MSMB Capital Management, between 2009 and 2012. In a recent live stream, Shkreli said that he was " so innocent, the jury, judge, and the prosecution are gonna give me an apology ". And yet even more claimed to be heavily bia...

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  • N Ireland party leader 'delighted' with UK deal
N Ireland party leader 'delighted' with UK deal

The opposition leader accused May of using citizens as "bargaining chips". But " settled status would generally be lost if a person was absent from the United Kingdom for more than two years, unless they have strong ties here", the government added.

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  • Millions face more years of austerity despite May's £1bn deal with DUP
Millions face more years of austerity despite May's £1bn deal with DUP

A form of direct rule from London is likely to be reimposed in lieu of a deal. Scotland's first minister Nicola Sturgeon called the agreement between the two parties "the worst kind of pork barrel politics", after it was confirmed that there would be no extra money for Wales and Scotland, the UK's other devolved administrations.

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