• China landslide rescuers ordered to evacuate
China landslide rescuers ordered to evacuate

It also lowered the number of missing to 93, saying 15 people on an initial list of the missing were accounted for. Geological experts at the site told state media that the chance of finding any survivors was "really slim". Some of it fell from as high as 1.6 kilometers (1 mile). Only three people from one family were rescued five hours after t...

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  • Dennis Rodman: 'People don't see … the good side' of North Korea
Dennis Rodman: 'People don't see … the good side' of North Korea

Mr Warmbier was sentenced to 15 years in prison with hard labour last year after he admitted trying to steal a propaganda sign from the staff-only area of a hotel he was staying at. " The US should ponder over the consequences to be entailed from its reckless and rash act ", he said in an apparent warning over the fate of three other US citizens no...

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  • Israelis Dismiss Iranian Missile Strike as 'Flop'
Israelis Dismiss Iranian Missile Strike as 'Flop'

A similar drone was shot down in the same location after it dropped munitions near coalition forces on June 8. The extremists have been trying to fortify their positions in the Syrian city in the face of a USA -led coalition onslaught on Raqqa, the group's de facto capital.

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  • Police release first images of 'indescribable' horror from inside Grenfell Tower
Police release first images of 'indescribable' horror from inside Grenfell Tower

One of the family's daughters said the community had been "very nice" and the family were getting help. Five people who had been reported missing after the disaster have been found safe and well, he said. On Sunday Chancellor Philip Hammond said there would be an investigation to see if building rules had been violated in reference to the cla...

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  • Deadly London tower blaze began in Hotpoint fridge freezer, police say
Deadly London tower blaze began in Hotpoint fridge freezer, police say

Witnesses at the scene of the 24-storey blaze in north Kensington on June 14 described hearing one resident claiming it was his appliance which was responsible. "Preliminary tests on the insulation samples collected from Grenfell Tower showed that it combusted soon after the tests started", she said. "The initial tests on equivalent aluminium com...

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  • Blue Jays closer Roberto Osuna feeling 'weird,' mentally off
Blue Jays closer Roberto Osuna feeling 'weird,' mentally off

He allowed only one unearned run in five innings in a win over the Angels on June 15, but he gave up five runs in three innings to the Red Sox five days later. The Royals were unanimous in their belief that plate umpire John Tumpane had a strike zone not much larger than a postage stamp. After he was pulled, Moylan had additional words for the u...

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  • Trump forgoes Ramadan dinner
Trump forgoes Ramadan dinner

Breaking a tradition that stretches back to President Bill Clinton and continued through George W. Bush and Barack Obama, Donald Trump declined to host a dinner at the White House in honor of Ramadan . "It's just something that brings everyone together, it's the celebration of love", said Laila Hirani. According to CNN, Secretary of State Re...

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  • Trump, Modi seek rapport despite friction on trade, immigration
Trump, Modi seek rapport despite friction on trade, immigration

H said a young population and a rising middle-class had help the Indian economy's manufacturing, trade and commerce sectors. The prime minister said the world could have put India in the dock for launching the strikes. Shalabh Kumar, founder of the Republican Hindu Coalition (RHC), said the meeting will be a platform for the two leaders to ge...

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  • Here's How Muslims Worldwide Are Celebrating Ramadan's End
Here's How Muslims Worldwide Are Celebrating Ramadan's End

The date of the Eid al-Fitr depends upon the sighting of the new moon crescent or Eid moon. "On this special day, keep in mind to thank Allah for bestowing upon you the resolve, courage, and fortitude to obey His commandments during the blessed month of Ramadan ", Duterte said in his Eid'l Fitr message.

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  • PM invites CEOs to invest in India, invokes surgical strike
PM invites CEOs to invest in India, invokes surgical strike

While Modi is expected to lobby for US visas for technology workers from India, "anti-worker" Modi's Government has been criticized for generating fewer jobs, cracking down on labor rights and exclusively focusing on foreign investments in its three years in office.

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  • Donald Trump wishes Muslims on occasion of Eid
Donald Trump wishes Muslims on occasion of Eid

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson reportedly rejected a request by his department's office of religion and global affairs to hold an event for the holiday. He said the period offers us opportunity to have sober reflection on our activities and way of life and try as much as possible to eschew violence that is capable of disrupting ‎smooth running of...

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  • Maryland, Washington DC Officials Sue Donald Trump for Self-Dealing
Maryland, Washington DC Officials Sue Donald Trump for Self-Dealing

The lawsuit also focuses on the fact that Mr Trump chose to retain ownership of his company when he became president. Mr Trump said he was shifting assets into a trust managed by his sons to eliminate potential conflicts of interests.

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  • Health care protesters dragged out of US Capitol
Health care protesters dragged out of US Capitol

In some ways, in fact, this bill is even crueler than the House's version, which is already prompting furious crowds to peacefully assemble outside Mitch McConnell's office in Washington today. "This bill is a crass political calculation carried out by 13 white, male senators who are out of touch with the realities of millions of ordinary fam...

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  • ISIS Claims Responsibility for Jerusalem Attack
ISIS Claims Responsibility for Jerusalem Attack

Compensation payments to the families of "martyrs" who die carrying out attacks on Israelis are one of the sticking points in the moribund Middle East peace process. In response to critics, the British broadcaster compiled an internal report in 2004 over its coverage of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. He said it was a move to "confuse the media a...

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  • Not 'that far off' from passing health care overhaul
Not 'that far off' from passing health care overhaul

U.S. President Donald Trump is bemoaning what he calls "the level of hostility" among the parties that has stymied bipartisanship. "My background really is manufacturing. Earlier in June, multiple outlets reported that Trump had urged senators in a close door session to give the new bill more heart and he said the first bill was, "mean, m...

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  • Sushma targets Meira Kumar using old video, news report
Sushma targets Meira Kumar using old video, news report

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today attacked opposition Presidential nominee and former Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar saying she had interrupted her 60 times during her six minute speech in the House. "Actually, Nitish Kumar has begun to correct his mistakes by extending his support to Kovind", Modi said countering RJD chief Lalu Prasad...

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  • Sixty high-rise buildings fail safety tests after London fire: UK government
Sixty high-rise buildings fail safety tests after London fire: UK government

Council leader Georgia Gould said the borough made the decision after the London Fire Brigade and council experts said they couldn't guarantee the safety of residents after inspecting the five towers. Any organisations that reported that they had cladding of any kind on their buildings were subsequently asked to submit a sample to the Building Re...

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  • Father of German reunification, Helmut Kohl, dies aged 87
Father of German reunification, Helmut Kohl, dies aged 87

If Kohl can be likened to any American politician, it is nearly certainly another under-estimated figure from a modest background, who was also frequently mocked, but who also turned out to be a leader of effect. Kohl refused to identify the donors, to whom he said he had given his word. The Soviet leader agreed to withdraw troops from East Germa...

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  • N Korea test rocket engine, US claims
N Korea test rocket engine, US claims

He quoted Moon as saying he supported dialogue, however, "dialogue is only possible when we have a strong military and engagement policies are only possible when we have the security capability to dominate North Korea ". North Korea has held yet another missile test on Wednesday, a US official says. "We've said many times that China is making...

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  • Prince Philip leaves hospital after treatment for infection
Prince Philip leaves hospital after treatment for infection

Sweltering temperatures prompted officials at the racecourse to relax its strict dress... Prince Charles took his father's place at the state opening of parliament , where the Queen delivered her speech in everyday dress rather than the traditional royal robes and arrived by vehicle rather than carriage.

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  • A timeline of Loving v. Virginia
A timeline of Loving v. Virginia

Supreme Court to strike down laws in 16 states prohibiting interracial marriage . In Loving v. Virginia, the Supreme Court struck down Virginia's law and similar ones in about one-third of the states. A judge later agreed to suspend the sentence if Mildred and Richard left Virginia and did not return for 25 years. "You learn to compromise...

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  • Philippine troops declare 8-hour cease-fire in besieged city
Philippine troops declare 8-hour cease-fire in besieged city

The former Malaysian university professor was suspected of channelling more than 30 million pesos (S$2.3 million) from the IS to acquire firearms, food and other supplies for the siege. Mahmud and his right-hand man, Mohd Najib Husen, who was killed in the Philippines much earlier, were identified as the chief recruiters for IS in Malaysia.

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  • Could North Korea co-host the 2018 Winter Olympics?
Could North Korea co-host the 2018 Winter Olympics?

South Korea's new sports minister is pushing to form an inter-Korean women's hockey team ahead of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang. North Korea did not take part in the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi , Russia. So far, North Korea hasn't had any athletes qualify to compete at the Games. In April, the South Korean women's football...

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  • Ricciardo Wins Baku GP, Hamilton's Shameful Move On Vettel
Ricciardo Wins Baku GP, Hamilton's Shameful Move On Vettel

The four-time world champion had been protesting what he perceived to be a brake-test from Hamilton as the race leader prepared for a Safety Car restart, though the stewards' review of Mercedes' data showed no brake-test had taken place .

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  • As Modi, Trump meet, all eyes on Washington
As Modi, Trump meet, all eyes on Washington

The Indian premier castigated "rising parochial and protectionist attitudes" in a speech shortly after Trump took office that was widely interpreted as a dig at the president's "America First" mantra. "The US is also pushing India to implement "data exclusivity", a mechanism that will prevent the Indian drug regulatory authority from considering a ...

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  • West Indies win toss, put India in to bat
West Indies win toss, put India in to bat

Dhawan was bowled LBW by Devandra Bishop before India skipper Virat Kohli stepped in for 32 not out when the rains halted play. India were 199 for 3 in the 39th over when rain disrupted the play and game was officially called off. India vs West Indies (IND v WI ) 2nd ODI: The Second Match Against India and West Indies will be Liv...

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  • Solar stocks on fire in newest Trump trade
Solar stocks on fire in newest Trump trade

He had also insisted that he would make Mexico pay for the wall. And that's good. Right? The US administration put out a call for proposals several months ago for the construction of the border wall, one of which - submitted by a Las Vegas businessman named Tom Gleason - involved using solar panels , reported AFP.

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  • Wisconsin senator wants health care vote delayed
Wisconsin senator wants health care vote delayed

The Democrat reiterated her opposition in a statement to The Associated Press on Sunday, saying the health care bill being pushed by Senate Republicans is a "monstrosity". There are some moderates like Susan Collins who are already "expressing concern" over issues such as Planned Parenthood funding as well. So basically people would g...

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  • Karen Handel to be sworn in Monday
Karen Handel to be sworn in Monday

But last night, Republican Karen Handel was able to declare victory over Democrat Jon Ossoff . The 24 Republicans who sit in Clinton districts could get a whole lot more competitive - or a whole lot less. Kathleen Rice (D-Ny.) said on MSNBC Thursday. In this week's election , Georgia voters, many of whom are skeptical of President ...

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  • North Korea says it's the 'biggest victim' in death of US student
North Korea says it's the 'biggest victim' in death of US student

Mr. Rodman , who returned to the United States this week after his fifth trip to the hermit country, told ABC News host Michael Strahan that people don't see enough of the "good side" of North Korea and Kim Jong-un. He was 22-years-old. There has been mass outcry toward the North Korean's dictatorial regime, including U.S. Senator John McCain ...

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  • Prez polls: OPS faction to support NDA nominee Ram Nath Kovind
Prez polls: OPS faction to support NDA nominee Ram Nath Kovind

NDA Presidential candidate Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday went to meet veteran BJP leader and Former Prime Minister Atal Behari Vajpayee. The AIADMK collectively has 5.36 percent vote share in the Presidential Electoral College. "He is political, a candidate of the BJP and so naturally his candidature will be faced politically", he added. It re...

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  • Portugal cruise into semi-finals of 2017 FIFA confederations cup
Portugal cruise into semi-finals of 2017 FIFA confederations cup

Cristiano Ronaldo scored a penalty before Manchester City-bound Bernardo Silva got on the scoresheet and further strikes from Andre Silva and Nani completed the victory. In the other Group A clash, Mexico denied hosts Russian Federation progress into the last four as they grinded out a 2-1 victory. Mexico defender Nestor Araujo equal...

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  • Confederations Cup: Ronaldo helps Portugal into semi-final as hosts Russia out
Confederations Cup: Ronaldo helps Portugal into semi-final as hosts Russia out

The Real Madrid superstar enjoyed a stunning sequence of games to end his 2016-17 campaign, netting 16 times in his final 10 fixtures. However, Portugal will miss the service of defender Pepe as he booked his second yellow card while there will be a fitness concern for coach Fernando Santos as Bernardo Silva was substituted at half-time...

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  • Ruet-e-Hilal Committee to conduct Shawwal moon sighting tonight
Ruet-e-Hilal Committee to conduct Shawwal moon sighting tonight

HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, will perform Eid Al Fitr prayer, at the Shaikh Zayed Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi. Masjid Qasim Ali Khan of Peshawar announced that Sunday, July 25, woudl be the first day of Eil ul Fitra. According to sources, fifteen testimonie...

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  • North Korea conducts another missile test
North Korea conducts another missile test

The indigenous missile known as Hyunmoo-2 has an estimated range of 800 meters that covers all of the North, and will be deployed following two more tests . FIFA President Gianni Infantino (L) speaks at a meeting with South Korean President Moon Jae-in (R), June 12, 2017. North Korea carried out a test of a rocket engine that could possibly ...

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