• Girl uses tourniquet learned from 'Hunger Games' to save injured friend
Girl uses tourniquet learned from 'Hunger Games' to save injured friend

That's what a group of preteen MA girls found out when one of them, 12-year-old Megan Gething, used a tourniquet method she had learned from reading The Hunger Games to save a friend from possibly bleeding to death. That successfully stemmed the bleeding, and then she sent another friend for help. Gething's knowledge prevented her from losi...

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  • Sheriff: Georgia inmates overpowered, disarmed slain guards
Sheriff: Georgia inmates overpowered, disarmed slain guards

One of the inmates disarmed and fatally shot both correctional officers before the two prisoners made off with.40-caliber Glock pistols from the slain guards , commandeered a passenger auto that was stopped nearby and fled the scene, according to police and corrections officials.

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  • Shooting in suburban DC, House Majority Whip possible victim
Shooting in suburban DC, House Majority Whip possible victim

Congressmen have tweeted prayers for House Majority Whip Rep. Steve Scalise. Fox News reported that Scalise, R-Jefferson, was hit in the hip at around 7:30 a.m.

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  • Massive London Fire, 30 Hospitalized, Many Still Trapped On Upper Floors
Massive London Fire, 30 Hospitalized, Many Still Trapped On Upper Floors

A witness told Reuters that she feared not all the residents had escaped the fire. Flames and smoke engulf Grenfell Tower , a residential block on June 14, 2017 in west London. The group has raised concerns about testing and maintenance of firefighting equipment and blocked emergency access to the site. "I can not confirm the number at this ...

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  • Nearly 6 in 10 oppose Trump scrapping Paris agreement
Nearly 6 in 10 oppose Trump scrapping Paris agreement

A separate open letter to the United Nations includes representatives of 125 cities, nine states, 183 colleges and universities and 902 businesses and investors, including more than a dozen Fortune 500 companies . Last week, he announced his intention to withdraw , saying the deal favors other nations at the expense of American workers. ...

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  • Sessions Fires Back at Comey, Amid Recusal Questions
Sessions Fires Back at Comey, Amid Recusal Questions

A day after James Comey accused President Trump of lying and seeking to impede the Russian Federation investigation, the president and his associates turned their rhetorical fire Friday on the ex-FBI director over his testimony and leaks to the press.

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  • UK PM Theresa May to meet Irish party leader on government formation
UK PM Theresa May to meet Irish party leader on government formation

She will host Foster to thrash out the terms of the party's backing and agreement to vote with the Tories on policies in the House of Commons to get bills through. Mrs May met lawmakers from her Conservative Party yesterday to convince them that she should remain as leader after some had called for her to quit, following her lacklustre campaign a...

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  • Sessions next to testify
Sessions next to testify

US Attorney General Jeff Sessions will testify tomorrow before the Senate Intelligence Committee where he will face questions over his meetings with Russian officials during last year's presidential election campaign. The New York City federal prosecutor who expected to remain on the job when Trump took office but ended up being fired said he was...

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  • USA ambassador to Qatar to step down amid diplomatic crisis
USA ambassador to Qatar to step down amid diplomatic crisis

The Prime Minister who was accompanied by Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Finance Minister Ishaq Dar and Advisor on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz has now come back to Pakistan. In Moscow, the Kremlin said President Vladimir Putin and Saudi Arabia's King Salman discussed the crisis in a phone call on Tuesday. In fact, the former Qatar...

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  • Britain, EU fail to agree Brexit talks start date
Britain, EU fail to agree Brexit talks start date

May, who is trying to wrap up an arrangement with Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party that would allow her to lead a government with a majority of votes in the House of Commons, moved to demonstrate that she understands the frustration within her own ranks following the election .

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  • North Korea fires suspected cruise missiles after USA drills
North Korea fires suspected cruise missiles after USA drills

North Korea test-fired the Hwasong-12 medium- to long-range ballistic missile May 14, followed by the Pukguksong-2 on May 21. The recovered device resembles a North Korean drone discovered in 2014 on an island near the demilitarized zone (DMZ), according to South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff .

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  • Japan adds more North Koreans to blacklist over weapons program
Japan adds more North Koreans to blacklist over weapons program

North Korea maintains that its pursuit of nuclear weapons is exclusively a means of defending itself from foreign powers such as the US. The aircraft mounted with a camera was discovered last week in a South Korean forest near the border with the North.

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  • Salman Khan ditches car for cycle, auto ride
Salman Khan ditches car for cycle, auto ride

He's played the peacemaker between two warring neighbours, India and Pakistan in his film called Bajrangi Bhaijaan, where he is seen helping a deaf and mute Pakistan girl back his home. "They have to live their whole lives without them". "Within a day all conflicts will get over as their legs will start shaking", he added. We've only touched that...

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  • Huge fire engulfs 27-floor London tower block
Huge fire engulfs 27-floor London tower block

At least 50 injured people have been taken to hospital, with a significant number still unaccounted for. London mayor Sadiq Khan has said the fire has been declared a "major incident". Local resident Ness Davis said a close friend of hers had been trapped inside in the building. Many people at St. Police said the A40 Westway was closed in...

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  • Sessions tells Kamala Harris that her questions make him 'nervous'
Sessions tells Kamala Harris that her questions make him 'nervous'

When asked if he thought Sessions' testimony shed light on the Russian Federation investigation, Schumer said, "No I think he raised more questions then he settled". "It is absurd, frankly, to suggest that a recusal from a single specific investigation would render an attorney general unable to manage the leadership of the various Department of J...

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  • US Attorney General Denies Collusion With Russian Officials In Tense Senate Hearing
US Attorney General Denies Collusion With Russian Officials In Tense Senate Hearing

Reports have said Comey told the committee in a closed hearing last week that the undisclosed issue was a possible third meeting with Kislyak. The public hearing - at Sessions' request - before the Senate Intelligence Committee came on the heels of former FBI Director James Comey's testimony last week that accused the president of lying abou...

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  • Trump says James Comey's testimony about Mike Flynn's probe is not true
Trump says James Comey's testimony about Mike Flynn's probe is not true

Kamala Harris went the ridicule-by-metaphor route, drawing from her days as a lawyer and attorney general in California to heap scorn on the idea that Trump was exonerated because of how he worded his request on Flynn. Comey testified under oath that he felt uncomfortable in that February 14 Oval Office meeting. Trump has denied this. That distu...

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  • British cabinet discussed DUP talks
British cabinet discussed DUP talks

Several senior members of Mrs Theresa May's Cabinet came out to defend the embattled Prime Minister yesterday amid doubts about whether she will remain in power after last week's disastrous election, which saw her party's majority wiped out in Parliament.

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  • Macron: Door still open for UK to remain in EU
Macron: Door still open for UK to remain in EU

Macron stressed in a joint news conference with British Prime Minister Theresa May that "the decision has been taken by the sovereign British people". Home Secretary Amber Rudd, who accompanied Mrs May, and French interior minister Gerard Collomb will meet in the coming days to drive the agenda forward.

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  • Senate Questions Jeff Sessions About Contacts With Russian Officials
Senate Questions Jeff Sessions About Contacts With Russian Officials

Following the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee hearing with Attorney General Jeff Sessions where Sen. The investigation is now being led by a special counsel, former FBI Director Robert Mueller . But Mr Sessions said that despite his sense of problems at the Federal Bureau of Investigation, he never raised that with Mr Comey. Sessions said...

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  • Jeff Sessions : US Attorney General brands Russian Federation collusion claims a 'detestable lie'
Jeff Sessions : US Attorney General brands Russian Federation collusion claims a 'detestable lie'

Richard Burr thanks Sessions for appearing before the Committee. "This is a secret innuendo out being leaked out there about me, and I don't appreciate it", Sessions said . King told him he was trying to have it both ways and was being "selective". "I did not", Sessions said. Ron Wyden aggressively questioned Attorney General Jeff Se...

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  • Scotland's Sturgeon says no longer certain Conservatives will increase majority
Scotland's Sturgeon says no longer certain Conservatives will increase majority

Sturgeon said her timetable for holding a second vote on Scottish independence is "as it's always been", having previously said it would be between autumn 2018 and spring 2019. Meanwhile, the poll found support for independence at 43%, with 57% backing a No vote if another referendum were to take place. A total of 14% of voters said that scenario w...

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  • Sen. Cotton Rips Dems for Chasing 'Rabbit Trails' at Sessions Hearing
Sen. Cotton Rips Dems for Chasing 'Rabbit Trails' at Sessions Hearing

Days after that, Mr Sessions also corrected his confirmation hearing testimony to inform the committee about the two meetings with Mr Kislyak. "The suggestion that I participated in any collusion, that I was aware of any collusion with the Russian government, or hurt this country which I have served with honor for 35 years, or to undermine the in...

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  • North Korea a 'clear and present danger', US defence secretary warns
North Korea a 'clear and present danger', US defence secretary warns

North Korea is accelerating its push to acquire a nuclear-armed missile capable of threatening the United States and other nations, and the US regards this as a " clear and present danger ", Mattis said in his speech at the forum. "Individual countries maintain their security through exclusive military alliances, base their security on other cou...

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  • United Nations imposes fresh sanctions on officials in North Korea
United Nations imposes fresh sanctions on officials in North Korea

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un inspecting the test of a new anti-aircraft guided weapon system. Backing fresh sanctions on North Korea , Russia's deputy United Nations ambassador Vladimir Safronkov stressed in June that "the choice here has to be made in favor of using diplomatic tools to the maximum extent possible".

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  • North Korea to soon test ICBM: State media
North Korea to soon test ICBM: State media

South Korea's football association said on Tuesday that it wanted to pursue talks with the neighbours about the possibility of hosting the tournament. "Since assuming leadership in North Korea , Kim Jong-un averaged 10.8 missile tests per year in the 2012-2016 period". The launches of the apparent antiship missiles on Thursday follow Kim's...

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  • Suspected NKorea drone photographed U.S. missile-defense site
Suspected NKorea drone photographed U.S. missile-defense site

Investigators discovered hundreds of photos from the drone's Sony-made in-built camera. A suspected North Korean drone has been discovered by Seoul near the country's border, according to South Korean military officials. China is allegedly also interested in the 2030 World Cup , and there is speculation as well about a joint bid fr...

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  • Spanish state prosecutor accuses Ronaldo of tax fraud
Spanish state prosecutor accuses Ronaldo of tax fraud

Cristiano Ronaldo is the latest in a long line of football players in Spain to be caught up in cases over tax or transfers. On this occasion he is accused of knowingly using a " business structure " to hide income made from his image rights.

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  • Dramatic images show devastating London tower block blaze
Dramatic images show devastating London tower block blaze

Dany Cotton, Commissioner of the London Fire Brigade said early Wednesday morning that there were "a number" of fatalities, but she could not be more specific as the massive operation at the building was ongoing. "It's so heartbreaking, I've seen someone flashing their torches at the top level and they obviously can't get out". The blaze appe...

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  • #LondonFire: Several injured, trapped in 27-storey tower block
#LondonFire: Several injured, trapped in 27-storey tower block

London [U.K.], June 14: Residents continue to be evacuated from the Grenfell Tower in Latimer Road near Notting Hill, West London, after a massive fire engulfed a block of flats. He said he saw people waving flashlights from the top level of the building and saw rescuers "doing an incredible job" trying to get people out. Assistant Commissioner D...

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  • Diminished May forms minority govt after poll throws up hung parliament
Diminished May forms minority govt after poll throws up hung parliament

May became Prime Minister past year shortly after the United Kingdom's referendum vote to leave the European Union narrowly passed . Terms of the deal with the Democratic Unionist Party have yet to be agreed on, but having soft borders with Ireland is in the best economic interest of Northern Ireland , he said .

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  • Britain's Brexit offer may change, Scottish Conservative leader says
Britain's Brexit offer may change, Scottish Conservative leader says

Scottish Conservatives leader Ruth Davidson has reacted to the party's poor nationwide election performance with a call for Tories to re-think plans for Brexit, raising the prospect of a rebellion north of the border. She understands, however, it may not be possible to secure that as part of the Brexit negotiations, the source added. The ultr...

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  • Pentagon to get authority for Afghanistan troop levels
Pentagon to get authority for Afghanistan troop levels

John McCain grilled the former four-star general on the ongoing... Dunford and Mattis said that this will allow the Afghan Air Force and other capabilities to continue to develop under the cover of USA support. Mattis said in his testimony that lawmakers had met budget challenges with "lassitude not leadership". The administration is reportedly ...

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  • Sessions vows to defend himself against 'false allegations'
Sessions vows to defend himself against 'false allegations'

Sessions, a senior member of Trump's Cabinet and an adviser to his election campaign past year, had a series of tense exchanges with Democrats on the Senate Intelligence Committee during about 2-1/2 hours of testimony as they pressed him to recount discussions with the Republican president.

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  • Pentagon Chief Jim Mattis 'shocked' by low level of US military readiness
Pentagon Chief Jim Mattis 'shocked' by low level of US military readiness

In February, General John Nicholson, who commands North Atlantic Treaty Organisation forces in Afghanistan , warned that he needs "a few thousand" more troops to reverse what he called a stalemate.Despite months of expectation that a full Afghanistan strategy announcement is imminent, Mattis said the new plans not be ready before mid-July.

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