• Scalise is now in 'fair' condition after shooting at congressional baseball practice
Scalise is now in 'fair' condition after shooting at congressional baseball practice

Three others were shot in addition to Scalise. Bullet holes at the YMCA where a gunman opened fire during a GOP baseball practice in Alexandria , VA. Scalise was listed in critical condition after he and four others were shot during an ambush-style attack at a baseball field where a team of Republican lawmakers practiced ahead of an annual...

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  • Iranians chant
Iranians chant "Death to Israel", burn Islamic State's flag at rallies

Rouhani told reporters on Friday that Al-Quds Day is an global event and its message to the world is "detestation of the occupying regime (of Israel ) and support for the great nation of Palestine", official IRNA news agency reported . Senior Iranian government, legislative and military officials, including President Hassan Rouhani and the Parl...

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  • Iran missile attack in IS a public demand
Iran missile attack in IS a public demand

The attack was the punishment for the "criminal terrorists" and the revenge for the victims of a June 7 attack in Tehran . Heading a high-ranking delegation comprising five ministers from his cabinet, al-Abadi arrived in Tehran on Tuesday as the second leg of his three-nation tour including Saudi Arabia and Kuwait in a bid to "foster regiona...

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  • Comey's story 'may have changed' when he heard about tapes
Comey's story 'may have changed' when he heard about tapes

The special counsel met last week with the Republican chairman and the top Democrat overseeing the Senate Intelligence Committee's investigation of what USA intelligence agencies say. One attendee to the event was New Hampshire State Rep. Al Baldasaro, who at the Republican convention called for Hillary Clinton to be shot for treason.

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  • Turkey summons USA ambassador over arrest warrants for Turkish security personnel
Turkey summons USA ambassador over arrest warrants for Turkish security personnel

Four have been arrested; the remainder are at large. Video footage showed Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan standing nearby watching the violence. " If they [the security agents] were to come back to the United States, they would have [outstanding] warrants ", said spokesperson Heather Nauert, who read a statement issued earlier by Secretary...

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  • EC disqualifies MP minister Narottam Mishra over election expenditure
EC disqualifies MP minister Narottam Mishra over election expenditure

Datia's former MLA Rajendra Bharati had complained to Election Commission against Mishra for involvement in paid news during election. Madhya Pradesh minister Narottam Mishra has also been barred from contesting elections for next three years meaning that he wouldn't be able to take in the next year's assembly polls.

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  • Death toll from Pakistan attacks climbs to 73
Death toll from Pakistan attacks climbs to 73

According to Police surgeon Ali Mardan nine people, including three police officers and one traffic warden, were killed in the blast. Sajid Hussain Turi, Member of the National Assembly (MNA) from Parachinar , informed Daily Times that at least 25 persons were reported dead in the blasts and more than 100 injured.

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  • London homes evacuated on fire issues
London homes evacuated on fire issues

Portsmouth and Brent were named along with Camden, Manchester , Plymouth and Hounslow as local authorities with buildings that failed tests. Camden Council announced Friday evening, June 23, 2017 that more than 800 homes in tower blocks on a council estate in Camden, north London, are be evacuated because of safety concerns over cladding in th...

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  • South Carolina Dem Runs for House Seat on Anti-Nancy Pelosi Platform
South Carolina Dem Runs for House Seat on Anti-Nancy Pelosi Platform

They're not. They're not talking about Putin, Russia, Flynn. For Tim Ryan (D-OH), who challenged Pelosi for the leadership position at the outset of this current session of Congress, he admitted that while Trump is viewed as toxic by some, Pelosi is considered more so in other parts of the country.

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  • Two Jurors Prevented a Guilty Verdict in Bill Cosby's Trial
Two Jurors Prevented a Guilty Verdict in Bill Cosby's Trial

Cosby pleaded not guilty to the felony charges, according to ABC News . O'Neill warned jurors not to divulge what fellow jurors said during deliberations. It's unknown what changed most of the jurors minds. The juror, who declined to identify the holdouts or specify how any individual juror voted, told ABC News that tensions inside the d...

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  • Death toll in Pakistan attacks climbs to 56
Death toll in Pakistan attacks climbs to 56

The explosions took place near a bus stand. At least 30 people have been killed and 100 others injured in Parachinar, Dawn news reported. According to sources, numerous injured are in critical condition hence the death toll could rise further.

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  • Qatar receives list of demands from neighbours to end diplomatic crisis
Qatar receives list of demands from neighbours to end diplomatic crisis

He says demands to shut the network are "nothing but an attempt to muzzle a voice of democracy in the region and suppress freedom of expression". Yemen's internationally backed government, which no longer holds its capital and large portions of the war-torn country, also cut relations with Qatar, as did the Maldives and one of conflict-ridden Lib...

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  • The UK's Next Government Is Still Stuck On The Negotiating Table
The UK's Next Government Is Still Stuck On The Negotiating Table

Northern Ireland risks reverting to direct rule from London for the first time in a decade if power-sharing can not be restored, limiting the province's say in Britain's negotiations to leave the European Union. "We want to bring Northern Ireland to the same level as the rest of the U.K. We believe in a post-Brexit world, we want the rising tide...

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  • Downing Street orders investigation of fridge following London fire
Downing Street orders investigation of fridge following London fire

London Mayor Sadiq Khan said: "Following advice from fire prevention experts at the London Fire Brigade, it has been decided that the best way to keep residents safe is to relocate them tonight, as a precautionary measure". Grenfell Towers was built in 1974 and contained 120 apartments, according to its management company, the Kensington and ...

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  • Londoners in temporary housing after fire safety evacuations
Londoners in temporary housing after fire safety evacuations

The danger was so great that the Brigade could have reached for a legal notice to force the evacuation if Camden had not responded, it was claimed tonight. Ahmed Mohamed, 19, who lives in the Taplow tower with his parents and two sisters, said they were alerted by a neighbour. The Camden Council is the first to make the major move after the June...

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  • Queen's speech does not mention Trump's United Kingdom visit
Queen's speech does not mention Trump's United Kingdom visit

In her speech, which sets out the Government's legislative agenda for the next two parliamentary years, Queen Elizabeth II said ministers were committed to working with parliament, the devolved administrations, businesses and others to build the "widest possible consensus on the country's future outside the EU".

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  • Congressman Tim Ryan questions Democrat leadership
Congressman Tim Ryan questions Democrat leadership

The district includes a high number of college-educated Republicans , a demographic with which Trump does not fare well . In fact, in all four special elections - including a surprisingly close race in SC also on Tuesday - Democrats outperformed Hillary Clinton in 2016, and they really only tried hard in one of them (Georgia).

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  • Wrexham AM Shows Support For Armed Forces Day
Wrexham AM Shows Support For Armed Forces Day

The British Armed Forces Day flag outside City Hall past year - it was raised by two Royal Air Force air cadets from Woolwich to commemorate the sacrifices made by those serving the country What is Armed Forces Day and when did it start? The ceremony included a minute's silence for the victims of the Grenfell tower block fire tragedy.

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  • Three Palestinians killed after attacking Israeli officers
Three Palestinians killed after attacking Israeli officers

Four other people were wounded, including a police officer , two Arabs and a woman treated for shock. "This is an obvious form of collective punishment , it is not acceptable - all those who are using these permits to meet with their families and to be with them during Ramadan are doing so during the month, because most of the year they are n...

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  • House special election losses leave Democrats divided, searching
House special election losses leave Democrats divided, searching

In the wake of the Democrats' loss in the Georgia special election , some in the party are calling for a new message and new leadership. "The fact is, they will always make a target. She explained her frustration with the June 21 caucus meeting. Rice, like all the rest of the Democrats, would like to get the party back in the House majori...

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  • Pakistan mourns attack victims; Army launches crackdown on militants
Pakistan mourns attack victims; Army launches crackdown on militants

Pakistan has waged a long war with militancy, but security has markedly improved in the country since its deadliest-ever terror attack, an assault on a school in northwestern Peshawar in which Taliban gunmen left more than 150 people dead, a lot of them children.

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  • Inside the GOP's Obamacare Shell Game
Inside the GOP's Obamacare Shell Game

The proposal would impose long-term federal spending cuts on the program. WASHINGTON (AP ) - Senate Republicans' new health bill cuts taxes by almost $1 trillion over the next decade, mostly for corporations and the richest families in America.

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  • Russian warships pound IS targets in Syria with cruise missiles
Russian warships pound IS targets in Syria with cruise missiles

As you know, the missile struck the frigate "Admiral Essen", "Admiral Grigorovich" and the submarine "Krasnodar". The strikes targeted ISIS command and control centers, as well as ammunition depots in the Syrian province of Hama. The "sudden massive missile strike" was directed at "command posts and large ammunition depots of IS terrorists in the...

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  • Amateur Radio Field Day
Amateur Radio Field Day

The Field Day program is open to the public and free to attend. This is the single most popular on-the-air event held annually in the USA and Canada for amateur radio enthusiasts, often called "ham" radio. Anyone interested in amateur radio (or astronomy) should plan on stopping by. "But despite the development of very complex, modern communicati...

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  • Senate's version of health care plan is terrible
Senate's version of health care plan is terrible

In California, Medi-Cal covers almost 14 million, including half of the state's children and two-thirds of seniors in nursing homes . It allows the 31 states that wisely expanded Medicaid to keep getting funding at the same level until 2021 and then continues it at a reduced level for another two years .

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  • Qatar Airways seeks 10% stake in American
Qatar Airways seeks 10% stake in American

This comes as US airlines, including American, have criticized Qatar Airways and two carriers based in the United Arab Emirates about alleged unfair competition. The airline said in April that it had seen a drop in bookings because of the U.S. and United Kingdom governments' ban on large electronics in the cabins of certain worldwide flight...

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  • Theresa May to outline guarantees for European Union expats in Britain
Theresa May to outline guarantees for European Union expats in Britain

The combination of single-market membership and free movement would be particularly popular with the large cohort of young people who turned out to vote last week for the first time and who consider the ability to live, work, or study anywhere in Europe a major benefit of European Union membership, not a cost.

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  • Qatar's Blockade to be removed - A prerequisite for ending Gulf diplomatic crisis
Qatar's Blockade to be removed - A prerequisite for ending Gulf diplomatic crisis

Saudi Arabia and its neighbouring Gulf States have given a list of demands to Qatar, saying they will lift the trade and diplomatic embargo if Qatar comply. "The base in Qatar is both a Turkish base and one that will preserve the security of Qatar and the region", he said. Qatar's foreign minister on June 19 said his country wouldn't bargain...

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  • Putin offers asylum to ex-FBI director Comey, likens him to Snowden
Putin offers asylum to ex-FBI director Comey, likens him to Snowden

For nearly four hours, the Russian president fielded calls from across the country. Asked if he was grooming a successor, Putin answered that he has some personal preferences, but it's up to the voters to decide who will be Russia's next leader.

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  • Five GOP senators now oppose health bill, enough to sink it
Five GOP senators now oppose health bill, enough to sink it

When Trump suggested on Twitter in late May that Republicans should change the Senate rules to a simple majority vote to speed up the process, McConnell told the president to leave Senate business to him, according to three people familiar with the conversation.

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  • Insulation boards used on Grenfell Tower block withdrawn by firm
Insulation boards used on Grenfell Tower block withdrawn by firm

Residents will have to live elsewhere for four to six weeks while external cladding on the buildings is removed. The buildings have been found to be covered with the same type of cladding as used at Grenfell , five miles to the south west, where at least 79 people died in the June 14 tragedy.

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  • More whiffs for the scrambling Democrats
More whiffs for the scrambling Democrats

Rep. Tim Ryan , who unsuccessfully ran against Pelosi in November for the House leadership post , also attended Rice's meeting. "We're paving a way for a new generation of leadership, and I respect any opinion that my members have", she said.

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  • GOP senators now oppose health bill, enough to sink it
GOP senators now oppose health bill, enough to sink it

The Republican bill aims to deliver on one of Trump's central campaign promises to "repeal and replace" the 2010 law that expanded coverage to millions of Americans. Lawmakers in Washington are still reading through the finer details of the Senate GOP's new healthcare bill, but opponents are already warning it'll give states an impossible choic...

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  • Escalation in Syria: US Downs Syrian Plane, Iran Launches Missiles at ISIS
Escalation in Syria: US Downs Syrian Plane, Iran Launches Missiles at ISIS

It comes amid the worsening of a long-running feud between Shiite powerhouse Iran and Saudi Arabia, with supports Syrian rebels and has led recent efforts to isolate the Gulf nation of Qatar. "The strike manifested something, but it was far from a direct hit or what they have said", Eisenkot told the Herzliya policy conference on Tuesday. Ira...

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  • Dennis Rodman Claims He Asked North Korea to Release Otto Warmbier
Dennis Rodman Claims He Asked North Korea to Release Otto Warmbier

North Korea today denied torturing or mistreating Otto Warmbier , the United States student who died after being released from the North in a coma, in the first official reaction to his death. He called Warmbier's treatment a "total disgrace" and described the North Korean government as a brutal regime that doesn't "respect the rule of law or ...

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