• Pakistan marks grim Eid after oil tanker inferno kills 153
Pakistan marks grim Eid after oil tanker inferno kills 153

Pakistani hospitals on Monday struggled to treat scores of severely burned victims of a fuel tanker explosion that killed at least 146 people, as Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif flew back from an overseas trip to visit the injured. He along with the Chief Minister Punjab Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif will meet the members of the affected families. Fir...

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  • PM Narendra Modi hugs Donald Trump at White House
PM Narendra Modi hugs Donald Trump at White House

The U.S. deficit in goods and services with India a year ago was about $30 billion. Trump said he would like a trading relationship that is "fair and reciprocal". The State Department on Monday approved the $365 million sale of a C-17 military transport aircraft to India. A senior Indian official voiced hope for "chemistry", while a United ...

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  • US Supreme Court tosses cross-border shooting case back to lower court
US Supreme Court tosses cross-border shooting case back to lower court

An off-duty U.S. Border Patrol agent in Texas tells investigators he got into a vehicle with two men who then allegedly kidnapped and attacked him to get them away from his family. The shooting brought a torrent of global criticism among human rights, border and immigration organizations, all demanding a full investigation and prosecution.

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  • Attack on Republican lawmakers had no connection to terrorism
Attack on Republican lawmakers had no connection to terrorism

Officials did not disclose the names. A week after a gunman opened fire a baseball practice for Republican Congress members and staffers, the Federal Bureau of Investigation said Wednesday that the shooter, James Hodgkinson, acted alone and had no terrorist ties.

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  • DUP and Conservatives make confidence and supply deal
DUP and Conservatives make confidence and supply deal

Together with the 317 Tory MPs remaining after May's decision to call a snap election , this will give the PM just enough MPs to clear the 326 level required for an absolute majority in the House of Commons, ensuring her victory in key decisions.

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  • Personal chemistry key as Trump meets India PM for 1st time
Personal chemistry key as Trump meets India PM for 1st time

He expressed India's desire to work with the United States for promoting the partnership, said Baglay while briefing the media on these meetings. And when Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's sedan pulled into the West Wing in February, Trump greeted Abe with a hug, a display of public affection rarely seen among leaders in Japan.

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  • SEC, SEC: Tigers, Gators set to play for national title
SEC, SEC: Tigers, Gators set to play for national title

It is official - the Oregon State Beavers have been eliminated from the College Baseball World Series. TCU ace Jared Janczak matched up against Faedo in both games and put together a better showing than the first go-around when he walked a season-high five hitters and lasted only four innings.

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  • World mayors urge G20 leaders to 'save the planet'
World mayors urge G20 leaders to 'save the planet'

Hundreds of US mayors are meeting this weekend in Miami Beach, mostly to complain about President Trump, just one hour by auto south of the president's posh Mar-a-Lago resort. Over 250 Democrat, Republican, and Independent city leaders that make up the U.S. Conference of Mayors delivered their rebuke to the administration's agenda with the passa...

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  • Census 2016: Milestone passed as Australia becomes more Asian than European
Census 2016: Milestone passed as Australia becomes more Asian than European

The Guardian put together this graph to chart religious affiliation over time. Catholic numbers have fallen slightly from 5.4 million to 5.29 million while Anglican numbers have dropped from 3.67 million to 3.1 million. How do you feel to be part of a growing demographic group? That's a huge shift from 50 years ago, when the vast majority of Aus...

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  • Georgia win buoys Republicans and Trump
Georgia win buoys Republicans and Trump

Meanwhile, Rep. Kathleen Rice, D-N.Y., told MSNBC's "Morning Joe" program that she believes leadership change is needed from Pelosi on down. Democrats are left to wonder whether they should have poured resources into the SC race instead.

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  • GOP Senator to Block Arms Sales over Crisis with Qatar
GOP Senator to Block Arms Sales over Crisis with Qatar

Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates - all members of the GCC except Egypt - cut ties with Qatar in early June over allegations that it funds terrorism . Each country involved has something to contribute to that effort. While Tillerson, a former oilman who negotiated major deals in the region, has sought to calm the situat...

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  • Shiv Sena rebellion ends, will now support BJP's Presidential nominee
Shiv Sena rebellion ends, will now support BJP's Presidential nominee

Earlier, Shiv Sena Chief Uddhav Thackeray told media persons that his party has finally chose to support Kovind for the country's top post. BJP does not, in the arithmetic as has now developed, need Sena's support for the NDA, with Telangana Rashtra Samiti, AIADMK, and the YSR Congress pledging support, has improved its chances.

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  • 'Pharma Bro' Refuses To Keep Quiet Before Fraud Trial
'Pharma Bro' Refuses To Keep Quiet Before Fraud Trial

Martin Shkreli , photographed during a court hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., on February 4, 2016, has released tracks off Wu-Tang Clan's "Once Upon a Time in Shaolin" as promised. Shkreli was banned from Twitter in January for harassing a female journalist who wrote an op-ed piece for Teen Vogue criticizing President Donald Tru...

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  • Tech titans meet in White House
Tech titans meet in White House

Venture capitalist John Doerr asked for the government to open up its databases to private firms, saying it would transform health care. I think it's pretty telling that the President brings these kind of people together. A 2016 US Government Accountability Office report estimated the US government spent more than $80 billion in IT annually, ex...

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  • Pakistan PM visits victims as tanker blaze death toll rises to 157
Pakistan PM visits victims as tanker blaze death toll rises to 157

Rizwan Naseer, the head of the Punjab province's rescue services, said 122 people were killed and another 76 were wounded, with many suffering serious burns. Police sources told the Associated Press of Pakistan (APP) police efforts to redirect traffic were ignored as scores of locals attempted to use jerry cans and pots to collect the fuel.

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  • GOP lawmakers to take seats after special election wins
GOP lawmakers to take seats after special election wins

Mrs. Pelosi pushed back against claims that she should step down, saying she's "a master legislator" and that those calling for her resignation have been against her for a long time. This is historic. House and Senate Democratic and Republican leadership", Pelosi said, then explained the "first words out of his mouth: "'You know I won the popular ...

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  • May's Conservatives sign power deal with Northern Ireland's DUP
May's Conservatives sign power deal with Northern Ireland's DUP

Funding for the armed forces will remain at 2% of GDP and the government has agreed to support Northern Ireland's agriculture sector throughout the Brexit process, committing to the same level of cash funding for farm support until the end of the Parliament.

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  • Qatar says fighter jets deal shows deep United States support
Qatar says fighter jets deal shows deep United States support

The Qatari ambassador to the US announced the finalization by tweeting a picture of his country's defense minister meeting with American Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis. This week, the disconnect between what Trump says and what the Trump administration does became even more obvious . The crisis has seen Saudi Arabia cut off its land border wi...

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  • The biggest winners and losers from the NBA Draft
The biggest winners and losers from the NBA Draft

I think to set our sights on that being a reality is very ambitious. Thibodeau has enough young players in Minnesota and wanted a veteran like he had during his successful run coaching the Bulls. Moments after LaVar Ball went on TV and declared of his son, "From the words of Zeus, Jesus, everybody said he gonna be a Laker ", Simmons simply tweet...

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  • Professor Fired for Saying That Otto Warmbier 'Got What He Deserved'
Professor Fired for Saying That Otto Warmbier 'Got What He Deserved'

Pence went on echo statements from his Asia-Pacific visit, saying Washington's "primary focus [is] on the greatest threat to security in the Asian Pacific - the brutal regime in North Korea". The comments were shared thousands of times on social media, with some parents stating they would refuse to send their children to the University of DE in pro...

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  • Trump advisors meet Palestinian President
Trump advisors meet Palestinian President

Is Jared Kushner the Secretary of State? Even before Kushner's meetings began, there were other signs of trouble. Trump's Special Envoy Jared Kushner meets with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the Prime Minister's Office in Jerusalem , June 21, 2017.

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  • Islamic State Claims Responsibility for Jerusalem Attack
Islamic State Claims Responsibility for Jerusalem Attack

Malka had been on patrol outside Jerusalem's Damascus Gate when she was critically injured in a stabbing and shooting attack on Israeli security forces. COGAT said while the visiting permits were canceled, the prayer permits remained. Netanyahu was also considering sealing off the Damascus Gate area to the public.

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  • LGBT activists prevented from assembling in Istanbul
LGBT activists prevented from assembling in Istanbul

A group of marchers heading down New York's Fifth Avenue carried photographs of US President Donald Trump and his press secretary, Sean Spicer, as others waved banners bearing the word "RESIST" and the rainbow flag of the Pride movement.

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  • Shiv Sena to support Ram Nath Kovind in presidential election
Shiv Sena to support Ram Nath Kovind in presidential election

While talking to reporters after the meeting of opposition parties, Lalu Prasad Yadav appealed Nitish Kumar to rethink over his decision to support the NDA candidate. The party considered this at a consultative meeting and made a decision to extend support to him, the release said. Non- NDA party, the Telangana Rashtra Samithi has backed Kovind...

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  • Sean Spicer greets India 'Happy Independence Day' ahaed of two months time
Sean Spicer greets India 'Happy Independence Day' ahaed of two months time

The White House did allow audio of the briefing, but it was on an embargo until it ended. The White House Correspondents' Association has urged Spicer to keep the briefing televised in the interests of transparency and a healthy democracy.

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  • Whole world looking at India, says Modi
Whole world looking at India, says Modi

As Trump pledged on the day of his inauguration that it's going to be only "America first" and Prime Minister Modi has been highlighting his " Make in India " and " Digital India " programmes, Sunny Ghai said India can contribute to the American economy as every sector of the economy has a front and a back end and the front end only can work in the...

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  • In victory for Trump, US Supreme Court revives Trump travel ban
In victory for Trump, US Supreme Court revives Trump travel ban

Trump rolled out a travel ban just a week after his January 20 inauguration, but lower federal courts have blocked it and a revised version - and one court also has blocked a 120-day halt on refugee arrivals in the United States. Under the court's ruling, the only foreigners who will be allowed to seek visas and enter will be those who have a val...

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  • NDP, Greens vote against their political goals in favour of defeating Liberals
NDP, Greens vote against their political goals in favour of defeating Liberals

Horgan said Clark has already delayed calling the legislature for the confidence vote for almost a month, as school districts approach their deadline at the end of June to submit balanced budgets. "This government has been told repeatedly by the Opposition that it's something that can be done in a day and that they're willing to do it in a day, so ...

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  • Australia scores 2 late tries to clinch rugby win over Italy
Australia scores 2 late tries to clinch rugby win over Italy

Australia's rugby coach Michael Cheika is pictured ahead of the rugby union test match between France and Australia at the Stade de France in Saint-Denis, outside Paris. We built a great opportunity and we did it playing like Italy. Cheika, meanwhile, said he would be in contact with Super Rugby coaches to ensure the training workloads for Wall...

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  • Gulf states issue 13 demands to Qatar as rift continues
Gulf states issue 13 demands to Qatar as rift continues

The list, handed over by Kuwait which is mediating in the dispute , also says Qatar should publicly cut ties with a host of Islamist groups, including the Muslim Brotherhood , stop its alleged funding of terrorism and hand over alleged terrorists according to a list determined by the four countries that initiated the boycott against it.

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  • Tech giants announce counter-terrorism joint project
Tech giants announce counter-terrorism joint project

In a move that was foreshadowed last week in a public message from YouTube, several internet giants, including Facebook , Twitter , Microsoft , and YouTube, have announced the formation of the Global Internet Forum to Counter Terrorism.

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  • Tweed shooting: Labor stands by its anti-bikie laws
Tweed shooting: Labor stands by its anti-bikie laws

Mr Hall had strong links to the Mongol bikie gang, but police said he was not a member of the bikie group. It is understood the person who shot and killed Hall believed they themselves were going to be shot during the incident, according to The Gold Coast Bulletin .

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  • Trump eager for big meeting with Putin; some advisers wary
Trump eager for big meeting with Putin; some advisers wary

Did nothing about it. WHY?" Some Trump advisers recommend Trump and Putin meet during an informal "pull-aside" on the summit's sidelines or the United States and Russian delegations hold "strategic stability talks", which usually don't include the presidents, the wire service reported.

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  • Norwegians collect money to fix penis-shaped rock formation
Norwegians collect money to fix penis-shaped rock formation

HELSINKI (AP) - Activists are collecting money to fix a penis-shaped rock formation in southern Norway after the popular tourist attraction was found badly damaged. Now of course, nature grows and changes and sometimes natural rock penises break off after enduring years of human interaction. "This is crime and totally unacceptable." Activis...

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  • BJP's Sushma Swaraj shares old video to target Presidential candidate Meira Kumar
BJP's Sushma Swaraj shares old video to target Presidential candidate Meira Kumar

In the six-minute video, Sushma Swaraj is seen berating the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance government, pointing to a number of alleged scams. The Opposition last week nominated Kumar, 72, a Dalit leader from Bihar and former Minister, as its candidate against former Bihar Governor and Dalit activist Kovind, who is likely to succeed Pranab...

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