• 3.2 earthquake hits Augusta
3.2 earthquake hits Augusta

So far, there are no reports of injuries. Richmond County Emergency Management Agency is working to assess any damages to homes and businesses. An quake hit the city of Augusta, Ga ., around 11 a.m. Pendulum clocks may stop". According to the United States Geological Survey, the quake happened around 11:14 a.m., with a depth of 14.9 km. "W...

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  • Police officer stabbed to death during attack in Jerusalem
Police officer stabbed to death during attack in Jerusalem

It described the attack as "revenge for God's religion and for the violated sanctities of Muslims". In their village of Deir Abu Mashal, near Ramallah, relatives of the three denied any connection to IS or the other groups. The father of the third, 18-year-old Adel Ankoush, said his son was too young to belong to any faction. "I am not speaking abo...

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  • Myanmar finds military plane debris in Andaman Sea
Myanmar finds military plane debris in Andaman Sea

PM Modi took to his Twitter account and wrote, "Deeply saddened at the tragic loss of Myanmar's military transport plane". "This is the wet season and thunderstorms and showers do develop but nothing significant was noted at the time the plane went missing", he said.

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  • Georgia election: Trump faces knife-edge congressional vote
Georgia election: Trump faces knife-edge congressional vote

The race between Republican Karen Handel and Democrat Jon Ossoff is seen as a significant political test for the new Trump Administration and spending could top $50 million, making it the most expensive House race in US history. "That's why we're so focused on get out the vote" operations. Polls close in Cobb, Fulton and DeKalb counties - t...

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  • APNewsBreak: Otto Warmbier's death investigated
APNewsBreak: Otto Warmbier's death investigated

In the wake of Warmbier's detention and death, the Young Pioneer Tour company has updated is " North Korea FAQ" page, starting with its top question: "How safe is it?" Han Tae Song, North Korea's ambassador to the U.N.in Geneva, speaking in his first interview since taking up the post in February, declined to comment specifically about War...

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  • Ram Nath Kovind resigns as Bihar Governor
Ram Nath Kovind resigns as Bihar Governor

If they ( BJP ) had a problem with that, we wanted (eminent agriculturist) M S Swaminathan. "We shall decide on whether or not to support the candidature of Kovind tomorrow", Thackeray said on Monday. Kovind, 72, who emerged as the dark horse, is likely to file the nomination on June 23, he said. "So far as the National Democratic Alliance nomine...

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  • McCain: Americans 'stupid' to travel to North Korea
McCain: Americans 'stupid' to travel to North Korea

Moon , who is scheduled to visit Washington next week, also said in an interview with CBS that he hoped to draw North Korea into negotiations on its nuclear program by the end of the year even as talks with the United States over a possible pre-emptive strike could wait.

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  • HRC Mobilizes to Elect Pro-Equality Candidate Jon Ossoff to Congress
HRC Mobilizes to Elect Pro-Equality Candidate Jon Ossoff to Congress

Regardless of who wins, both parties will look for clues about who voted, why and whether anti-Trump sentiment has the potential to flip dozens of Republican-held seats to the Democratic column. Handel said she feels positive about her chances, and she would not engage in a conversation on the theory that if she loses, it would be because voters do...

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  • John McCain: North Korea 'murdered' Otto Warmbier
John McCain: North Korea 'murdered' Otto Warmbier

EDT (1820 GMT). Warmbier was detained during a trip to North Korea in January 2016. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said in a statement that the USA holds North Korea accountable for Warmbier's "unjust imprisonment". The 22-year-old died Monday afternoon in Cincinnati, Ohio, with his family at his side. How the news of Warmbier's cond...

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  • Portugal tries to contain fatal fires, probes plane crash
Portugal tries to contain fatal fires, probes plane crash

At least 62 people were killed and dozens more injured after hot and windy conditions fanned a massive wildfire in central Portugal . The Red Cross reports that 25 local units have been assisting with moving affected people and working with personnel from the National Institute of Emergency Medicine , as well as providing psychosocial support,...

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  • United States working to restore 'deconfliction' line with Russian Federation over Syria
United States working to restore 'deconfliction' line with Russian Federation over Syria

That is where USA forces have been training and advising local Syrian Arabs for the fight against Islamic State militants. Russia's defense ministry says it will treat US -led coalition planes in Syria , west of the Euphrates River, as targets after the USA military shot down a Syrian Air Force jet on Sunday.

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  • Trump calls Warmbier's death a 'total disgrace'
Trump calls Warmbier's death a 'total disgrace'

The University of Virginia student was held for more than 17 months and medically evacuated from North Korea last week. The Chinese tour agency which took United States student Otto Warmbier to Pyongyang in North Korea on Tuesday said it would not take any Americans to the Kim Jong-un-led state.

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  • Russia Threatens to Treat US Jets in Syria as Targets
Russia Threatens to Treat US Jets in Syria as Targets

From now on, all aircraft and drones of the coalition detected west of the Euphrates River will be tracked by Russian air- and ground-based air defense systems as targets, the ministry warned. It could be bluster. Two events in recent days - the shooting down by a USA plane of a Syrian Su-22 and the use of ballistic missiles by Iran against ISIS ...

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  • Team India will surely make a comeback: Pakistan captain's uncle
Team India will surely make a comeback: Pakistan captain's uncle

Andrew Strauss feels England continue to make "significant strides" in 50-over cricket despite his disappointment at their Champions Trophy semi-final defeat. For a country that has not played worldwide cricket at home against any top cricketing nation, the Champions Trophy triumph was necessary to "identify their heroes", feels Pakistan's ch...

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  • Grenfell Inferno: May under fire as 58 feared dead
Grenfell Inferno: May under fire as 58 feared dead

London Fire Brigade requested that parts of the Circle and Hammersmith and City line be closed. Prime Minister Theresa May had to virtually flee the church she visited in order to meet survivors of the Grenfell Tower fire , which has killed 30 people and injured scores of others.

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  • Theresa May condemns 'sickening terrorist attack on Muslims'
Theresa May condemns 'sickening terrorist attack on Muslims'

They said the driver targeted a group giving first aid to an elderly man who had collapsed on the street in an unrelated incident near Muslim Welfare House . Shocked neighbours said Osborne had recently been kicked out by partner Sarah Andrews - and was forced to live in a tent. She said: "I'm frightened".

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  • Iran Missile Strike Missed Target — Times of Israel
Iran Missile Strike Missed Target — Times of Israel

Islamic State issued a statement claiming responsibility for the Tehran attack. Iran is a key ally of Russian Federation, the Iranian-backed Hezbollah movement of Lebanon, and the Syrian government of President Bashar al-Assad. Israel also is concerned about Iran's missiles and has deployed a multilayered missile-defense system. No need...

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  • Iran launches missiles into eastern Syria
Iran launches missiles into eastern Syria

The missile attack was the first by Iran outside its own territory in 30 years, since the Iran-Iraq war of 1980-88, media in the Islamic republic has reported . As The Long War Journal points out , "To reach Deir el-Zor in eastern Syria , the missiles' flight-path would have had to include Iraq ". Five Islamic State-linked attackers storm...

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  • Family: Freed student's death was the only possible outcome
Family: Freed student's death was the only possible outcome

Warmbier grew up in the Cincinnati suburb of Wyoming. People can live in a state of unresponsive wakefulness for many years with the chances of recovery depending on the extent of the brain injury. He was leaving the country on January 2 previous year when he was detained at the airport. The US President Donald Trump, who made the return of the...

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  • Seattle's LGBTQ community will gather to remember victims of nightclub massacre
Seattle's LGBTQ community will gather to remember victims of nightclub massacre

One year after a gunman opened fire on the Pulse nightclub in Orlando , Fla., the city memorialized the 49 dead Monday and offered support to the survivors. All day and night steady crowds stopped by Pulse Nightclub - taking pictures, hanging signs and balloons, offering support. "We will also be reminded of all the people who helped others ...

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  • DUP talks not going as expected - Sky sources
DUP talks not going as expected - Sky sources

If the so-called "confidence and supply" agreement is challenged in the courts, judges would have to decide whether such a government would be unable to exercise "rigorous impartiality". Senior DUP representative and former Stormont minister Simon Hamilton also struck a positive tone during a day that saw the first round table plenary session of ...

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  • Indian-origin Leo Varadkar becomes Ireland's youngest and first gay PM
Indian-origin Leo Varadkar becomes Ireland's youngest and first gay PM

He appointed his electoral rival, Home Minister Simon Coveney his deputy. "He'll also be the country's youngest ever leader at just 38 years old - making history left, right and centre". "I know there has been some hope that the results of the recent Westminster election will smooth the way towards a softer Brexit however the direction of British...

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  • Congress slams Chouhan's 'pretentious' fast, demands murder case in farmer deaths
Congress slams Chouhan's 'pretentious' fast, demands murder case in farmer deaths

I welcome all farmers to come there for resolving the impasse peacefully through an amicable dialogue with me. The Chief Minister had appealed to farmers to discuss their problems with him. The market committee secretary hoped that once the curfew was lifted, farmers will return to the market with their produce. One farmer died later of injuries ...

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  • No Milan or PSG approach for Belotti, insist Torino
No Milan or PSG approach for Belotti, insist Torino

The Italy global has been linked with the Red Devils for much of this summer, though recent reports threw doubts over the deal due to his excessively high £88million release clause. "We have a contract with him until 2021 and we obviously want him to remain happy, as I hope he is". Speaking on rumoured interest from United, AC Milan and Paris...

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  • United States downs 'pro-regime' drone in southern Syria
United States downs 'pro-regime' drone in southern Syria

A USA fighter jet has shot down a pro-Syrian regime drone just outside the Syrian de-confliction zone, United States officials say. While both the USA and Russia say their forces are in Syria to fight ISIS , Russia has allied itself with the regime of Syrian President Bahsar al-Assad while the US-led coalition has aligned with groups that oppo...

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  • Trump Finally Confirms He's Under Investigation on Twitter, of Course
Trump Finally Confirms He's Under Investigation on Twitter, of Course

His morning missive apparently referred to Rod Rosenstein , the deputy attorney general whose role leading the federal investigation has become increasingly complicated. Those associates include former national security adviser Michael Flynn , campaign chairman Paul Manafort, foreign policy aide Carter Page and outside adviser Roger Stone.

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  • Mexican journalists, activists targeted with spyware
Mexican journalists, activists targeted with spyware

The company says it sells the product only to governments for the purposes of fighting crime and terrorism. "However, circumstantial evidence suggests that one or more ... He has a news program on the Televisa network and writes a column for El Universal newspaper. Gerardo Priego, a former politician with the right-leaning National Action party...

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  • EU to unveil defence spending push
EU to unveil defence spending push

Last month, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said continental Europe could no longer rely on the USA and Britain. In light of past lessons, the Commission ruled out far-reaching proposals such a European army that could represent a jump forward in EU integration.

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  • Fifth Grenfell Tower victim named, as death toll rises to 79
Fifth Grenfell Tower victim named, as death toll rises to 79

It comes after Met Police released footage of the "indescribable" damage inside the tower. Adele's visit came as the death toll from the horrific incident rose to 79, with only five victims formally identified so far. Asked whether Mrs May had considered resigning over criticism of her performance, a spokeswoman said: "These are incredibly ch...

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  • Trump Tweets He Is Under Investigation - His Lawyer Says He Isn't
Trump Tweets He Is Under Investigation - His Lawyer Says He Isn't

Trump already fired James Comey and admitted on national television that the Russian Federation investigation influenced his decision, which is why he's reportedly facing an obstruction of justice probe. I believe the - I take the president at his word, that I was sacked because of the Russian Federation investigation. The president has direct...

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  • David Davis heads for Brexit talks in Spain after Brussels setback
David Davis heads for Brexit talks in Spain after Brussels setback

As recently as last week the government had insisted that trade talks could take place at the same time as discussion of citizens' rights , the Northern Irish border, and financial settlements. These facts are signs that she might face pressure to a secure a soft Brexit deal as opposed to her original plan of a hard Brexit which would have...

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  • Sunderland charged with concealing stolen game systems
Sunderland charged with concealing stolen game systems

Oklahoma junior safety Will Sunderland is charged with concealing stolen property after being caught selling gaming systems stolen from Headington Hall, according to court records. According to the affidavit, Sunderland was interviewed by OUPD and admitted to knowing the property was stolen when he sold it to CDR. Sunderland is not charged with...

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  • Family of suspect in attack on London Muslims say they are devastated
Family of suspect in attack on London Muslims say they are devastated

One of Osborne's neighbours, Edward Gardiner, 28, a self-employed builder and plumber, called police at 12.27am on Sunday morning. British Prime Minister Theresa May condemned the attack "on innocent people" and declared that Britain would stop at nothing to defeat extremism.

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  • Paris: 4 family members detained after Champs-Elysees attack
Paris: 4 family members detained after Champs-Elysees attack

Philippe said draft legislation drawn up in May envisaged changes to allow officials who handle gun permits to check if individuals seeking licences are on a watchlist. The latest attack came two days before the French government is to unveil a new anti-terrorism law, created to allow the state of emergency to be lifted.

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  • Djibouti accuses Eritrea of occupying disputed territory after Qatar withdrew peacekeepers
Djibouti accuses Eritrea of occupying disputed territory after Qatar withdrew peacekeepers

Maalim, who is closely following the recent developments between Djibouti and Eritrea after the withdrawal of Qatar's peace keeping forces from the border between the two countries, is highly concerned by this development, said an IGAD statement.

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