• Brazil's Temer Accused of Passive Corruption by Police
Brazil's Temer Accused of Passive Corruption by Police

The latest chapter has featured the emergence of testimony in which Batista and his brother Wesley describe a wide-ranging scheme of illicit payments, and a recording of Temer appearing to approve a payment of hush money to former Lower House speaker Eduardo Cunha .

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  • Iran claims its missiles hit IS targets in Syria
Iran claims its missiles hit IS targets in Syria

Russian Federation threatens to target U.S. coalition planes. A defense official says the drone was approaching a military camp near the Syria-Jordan border. Tuesday's statement from the global coalition stressed that the worldwide effort remained focused on ISIS but said that coalition forces had the right to self-defense.

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  • Republican Handel wins Georgia race, thanks Donald Trump
Republican Handel wins Georgia race, thanks Donald Trump

In conceding the race, Ossoff, a filmmaker and former political staffer, signalled Democrats could learn from these races and prepare for the larger battle for control of the US Congress in 2018. Republicans have held the seat since the 1970s, and are fighting to keep it. In addition to the Georgia race, the party failed to pick up seats vaca...

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  • New lead in manhunt for escaped inmates | Truck stolen in Morgan Co
New lead in manhunt for escaped inmates | Truck stolen in Morgan Co

Authorities say the two men overpowered and killed 42-year-old Sgt. Christopher Monica and 58-year-old Sgt. Curtis Billue on a prison transport bus before fleeing in a stolen auto. Monica had been with the department for eight years and Billue was a 10-year veteran. Teresa Slade, a spokeswoman for the sheriff's office, said authorities did no...

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  • Auto crashes into gendarmerie van in Paris
Auto crashes into gendarmerie van in Paris

The Champs Elysees - one of Paris' busiest thoroughfares and moments from the presidential palace and USA embassy - again the target of a potential terrorist attack. No police officers or passers-by were hurt in the attack. On Wednesday, the French government is to unveil a new anti-terrorism law, created to allow the state of emergency to be...

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  • Georgia special election results
Georgia special election results

He repeatedly downplayed Trump's role in the race while rallying supporters at a campaign office in Chamblee on Monday but acknowledged that it's a motivating force for many supporters. Price himself was easily reelected several times, but Trump himself carried the district over Hillary Clinton by less than two percentage points last November, fuel...

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  • Ruth Davidson has been a true champion of Scottish unionism
Ruth Davidson has been a true champion of Scottish unionism

The exit poll also predicted progress for Scottish Labour and the Liberal Democrats , with two and five seats, respectively. The Scottish National Party's plans to hold a second referendum on Scottish independence were dealt a hefty blow on Friday after the party's former leader and current deputy leader lost their parliamentary seats.

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  • USA fighter jet shoots down 2nd Iranian-made drone over Syria
USA fighter jet shoots down 2nd Iranian-made drone over Syria

The repeated incidents in the vicinity of the Tanf camp, where US forces train and advise local ground forces in the fight against IS, add to soaring regional tensions that could spiral out of control just as the fight against the extremists enters a crucial phase, with USA -backed forces pushing into the group's de facto capital, the Syrian city o...

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  • Five reasons why the SNP lost seats in the general election
Five reasons why the SNP lost seats in the general election

The SNP is still the leading party at local, Scottish and United Kingdom government level - and the hung parliament at Westminster could give the new, smaller SNP cohort greater clout than the 56 MPs sent to London in 2015. He added: "The SNP have lost many fine parliamentarians this evening and that's a grievous blow to the SNP". This election p...

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  • Death of U.S. student held by North Korea shocks fellow ex-detainees
Death of U.S. student held by North Korea shocks fellow ex-detainees

The Ohio coroner examining the death of a University of Virginia student who was held prisoner in North Korea for 17 months expects to share preliminary findings of the autopsy on Tuesday or Wednesday, her office said. They were joined by Japanese and Korean F-15s performing two separate bilateral missions, the official said. Wambier's parent...

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  • Reports of explosion at Brussels train station prompt evacuations
Reports of explosion at Brussels train station prompt evacuations

Van Wymersch said authorities were on the scene quickly and a person was shot. Federal officials have described the incident as a foiled "terror attack ". Police say the situation is under control . An AFP journalist reported that a controlled explosion was heard several hours after the attack. Remy Bonnaffe, a 23-year-old lawyer who was ...

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  • Hamas and IS both say they killed Israeli policewoman
Hamas and IS both say they killed Israeli policewoman

Danny Danon said. According to police, two assailants opened fire on a group of officers who returned fire, and a third stabbed the border policewoman a short distance away before being shot. Netanyahu was also considering sealing off the Damascus Gate area to the public. The city, particularly the Old City, which hosts Jewish, Christian and ...

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  • Yosemite Will Reopen Road Damaged By Rockslide On Sunday
Yosemite Will Reopen Road Damaged By Rockslide On Sunday

Park road crews have been working to clear rock and debris and have been assessing the condition of the roadway. A Yosemite plow driver was killed by an avalanche in 1995 and now maintenance workers in the park complete avalanche safety courses to work on the road, park spokesman Scott Gediman said.

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  • Theresa May takes cover from crowds on Grenfell Tower visit
Theresa May takes cover from crowds on Grenfell Tower visit

Some of the cash is already being handed out and further payments will be available from the Westway Centre and nearby post office on Portobello Road. Friday may still see people, but the meeting seemed unpleasant for the Prime Minister: it is accompanied by cries of "Shame". He wanted to know why the Prime Minister had not visited victims of the...

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  • US confirms killing of top Islamic State cleric
US confirms killing of top Islamic State cleric

A statement by Iran's Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) said Tuesday that at least 65 militants of the Islamic State (IS) were killed in its recent missile attack on Syria's eastern region, Press TV reported. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said government forces pushed on Tuesday into some rebel-held areas in Daraa, as...

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  • Real Madrid president downplays Ronaldo's exit talk
Real Madrid president downplays Ronaldo's exit talk

He's immersed in the Confederations Cup [with Portugal] at the moment, which is an important competition, and for the moment there's nothing until that ends. "He will tell us what has happened.(.) The only thing I know is that he feels mistreated by the media". Perez's radio interview came hours after the 70-year-old businessman was reelected t...

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  • Over 200 detained in Russian anti-corruption protests: NGO
Over 200 detained in Russian anti-corruption protests: NGO

Authorities arrested Navalny after he called for his protest to be moved to Moscow's central Tverskaya street, despite being ordered to hold it in specific, out-of-the-way locations. More than 700 people were arrested in Moscow , while in St Petersburg, about 500 were forced into police buses at an unsanctioned rally that drew up to 10,000 peop...

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  • May firms up right-wing deal as Brexit talks loom
May firms up right-wing deal as Brexit talks loom

May's botched election gamble, which saw her lose her parliamentary majority, left her so weakened that supporters of closer ties with the European Union publicly demanded she take a more consensual and business friendly approach to Brexit .

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  • Cellphone video shows woman setting Milwaukee home on fire
Cellphone video shows woman setting Milwaukee home on fire

She said: "She asks us "one of y'all got a lighter?' And we were like, 'no, we can't help you with a lighter". As the fire spreads, the video shows a woman jumping through a window to escape the flames, and later, a group of young men attempting to kick in a door to help those trapped inside.

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  • McCain accuses Kim of murdering jailed US student Otto Warmbier
McCain accuses Kim of murdering jailed US student Otto Warmbier

Doctors at the Cincinnati Medical Center, where Mr Warmbier was treated following his return to the USA on 13 June, determined he suffered from "unresponsive wakefulness", also known as persistent vegetative state, due to "severe neurological injury".

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  • Hamilton County coroner investigating Otto Warmbier's death
Hamilton County coroner investigating Otto Warmbier's death

Mr Warmbier's parents, from OH, did not cite a specific cause of death, but cited "awful, torturous mistreatment" by North Korea . "Wambier's parents did not cite a specific cause of death, but cited terrible, torturous mistreatment" by North Korea .

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  • State Department: US 'mystified' by continued embargo of Qatar
State Department: US 'mystified' by continued embargo of Qatar

The US says it is "mystified" as to why Saudi Arabia and its Gulf allies have not revealed details to back up their claims that Qatar supports terror groups. The European Union has called on Gulf countries to "de-escalate the tensions and to engage in direct dialogue" following the ongoing crisis between Qatar and other Arab states in the region.

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  • Coalition forces shoot down Iran-made drone in Syria
Coalition forces shoot down Iran-made drone in Syria

That led Russian Federation, a close ally of Syrian president Bashar Assad , to warn that it would target US-led coalition planes flying west of the Euphrates River. "The situation is back as it was in Daraa city and fighting is ongoing", said Daraa-based opposition activist Ahmad al-Masalmeh. But Russia, which has been propping up the regime of...

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  • Egypt police disburses small protests against islands deal
Egypt police disburses small protests against islands deal

He said at least three members of his party had been arrested following a protest after a meeting at party headquarters on Wednesday. President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi went ahead with the deal even though it threatened to dent his popularity, and at a time that the government, grappling with austerity reforms that have fueled inflation, is wary of p...

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  • US Shoots Down Iranian Drone In Syria
US Shoots Down Iranian Drone In Syria

On June 8, an F-15E Strike Eagle shot down another Shahed 129 after the drone released a munition on coalition forces patrolling near Tanf, where the United States maintains a training base. He rose to be one of the extremist group's leading ideologues. A Syrian military official in Damascus said the truce was not extended. The coalition'...

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  • Pro-ISIS rebels storm school in Philippines, students held hostage
Pro-ISIS rebels storm school in Philippines, students held hostage

Military spokesman Brig. Gen. Restituto Padilla says the gunmen targeted a patrol base of pro-government militiamen and the attack maybe an effort by the militants to divert troop focus on the Marawi offensive. He added that the armed group traveled from the marsh and went to Barangay Malagakit, Pigcawayan where they attacked an outpost of the 34th...

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  • GJM observes 'Black Sunday', Darjeeling braces for another shutdown
GJM observes 'Black Sunday', Darjeeling braces for another shutdown

Banerjee later said the decision would not be implemented in the Darjeeling hills but, by then, the protests, led by the Gorkha Janamukti Morcha under the leadership of Gorkha Territorial Administration's chief executive Bimal Gurung , had transformed into a movement for a separate state of Gorkhaland .

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  • Public funeral planned for Otto Warmbier
Public funeral planned for Otto Warmbier

Before his release, Otto Warmbier was one of the total of four Americans detained by North Korea , who included two recently arrested Korean-American university professors. North Korea has launched over a dozen missiles this year, including numerous new systems. "Although we don't know everything about life in North Korea , this much is su...

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  • Ferdinand hoping Manchester United can seal Ronaldo return
Ferdinand hoping Manchester United can seal Ronaldo return

The accusations against Mr Mourinho, now the manager of Manchester United, date back to his time as coach at Real Madrid . Including Portugal defender Pepe, Jorge Mendes clients are now undoubtedly being targeted by the Spanish authorities.

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  • Tropical disturbance in the Gulf to bring indirect impacts to Jacksonville
Tropical disturbance in the Gulf to bring indirect impacts to Jacksonville

Coastal Louisiana and Texas are under a tropical storm warning, and forecasters say the Alabama and MS coasts could get as much as 15 inches (38 centimeters) of rain by Thursday night. "This event is deceptive because we're outside the cone, but it could still have a significant impact", Mayor Mitch Landrieu said at a press conference with ot...

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  • Coroner still probing death of US student held by N. Korea
Coroner still probing death of US student held by N. Korea

His eyes opened and blinked but without any sign that he understood verbal commands or his surroundings. There was no immediate word from Warmbier's family on the cause of his death. The country may not worry about much of anything externally, even the death of a young tourist, until it reaches its goal of building a nuclear ICBM that can ease wh...

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  • May admits support for Grenfell Tower families 'was not good enough'
May admits support for Grenfell Tower families 'was not good enough'

Authorities say that 58 people are known to have died in Wednesday morning's blaze but that figure is likely to rise. Metropolitan Police Commander Stuart Cundy said five people had been formally identified and the rest were "sadly" missing presumed dead.

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  • Spicer seeks more strategic role at White House
Spicer seeks more strategic role at White House

Spicer began his tenure by berating the press for accurately reporting that the crowds for Trump's inauguration were smaller than those for his predecessor, President Barack Obama . Not long after Donald Trump pulled off the shocking upset during the 2016 presidential election with a win over Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton, his transit...

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  • Queen Elizabeth says Britain deeply somber but steadfast
Queen Elizabeth says Britain deeply somber but steadfast

An Army spokeswoman said: "We can confirm that during the Queen's birthday parade today a small number of soldiers fainted". Nippon Yusen K.K., the Japanese shipping company that operates the container ship that collided with a U.S. But besides the drive to help survivors, the sense of anger was palpable on the streets, and not just at the town...

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  • Public funeral service announced for Otto Warmbier in Cincinnati
Public funeral service announced for Otto Warmbier in Cincinnati

He said in an interview on " CBS This Morning " broadcast Tuesday that while it's not known for sure what happened, there can be speculation that North Korea made "unjust and cruel treatments" to Otto Warmbier . Last month, an unidentified PUST official told Reuters that Kim's wife had returned to the United States , but The New York Times ...

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