• Cubs catcher Montero blames Arrieta for Nats' 7 stolen bases
Cubs catcher Montero blames Arrieta for Nats' 7 stolen bases

The seven stolen bases set a record for the most stolen bases in a game in Nationals team history. Taylor stole two bases, upping his total to nine. Dodgers 4, Angels 0 • Kenta Maeda pitched four-hit ball over seven innings, Joc Pederson hit a three-run homer and the Dodgers won at home. They have a record of 38-39, they're second in the NL Centr...

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  • Korean President Pledges Unification Through Sport
Korean President Pledges Unification Through Sport

The rebuff is a disappointing start to President Moon's efforts to warm up relations after ten years of confrontation and sanctions under two conservative South Korean presidents. The two sides remain technically at war as the fighting at the end of the Korean War in 1953 did not end with a peace treaty. "The unification ministry has considered o...

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  • Car plows into police van in Paris Champs-Elysees 'attack'
Car plows into police van in Paris Champs-Elysees 'attack'

Police officers patrol near the Champs-Elysees avenue on June 19, 2017 in Paris , France . The terrorist, a 31-year-old man from the Paris suburb of Argenteuil, had an AK-47 assault rifle in the vehicle along with a gas tank, French authorities confirmed, according to Fox News .

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  • Charities reassure their facilities pass fire safety tests after Grenfell
Charities reassure their facilities pass fire safety tests after Grenfell

He added: 'This disregard for working-class communities, the awful consequences of deregulation and cutting corners, I urge the Prime Minister to come up with the resources needed to test and remove cladding, retrofit sprinklers, properly fund the fire service and the police so that all our communities can truly feel safe in their own homes.

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  • US to say China among worst on human trafficking
US to say China among worst on human trafficking

He said Adul pointed out that it is government policy to prevent and suppress trafficking. Beijing "does not fully meet the minimum standards for the elimination of trafficking and is not making significant efforts to do so", the report said.

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  • Pew survey: U.S. global image plummets
Pew survey: U.S. global image plummets

In contrast, 64 percent of people around the world expressed confidence in Obama's ability to direct America's role in the world when he was president. The survey, based on interviews conducted in 37 countries, found that Trump's first six months in the White House have done more to harm public opinion of the USA around the world than George W...

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  • Maduro Calls Latest Coup Attempt An
Maduro Calls Latest Coup Attempt An "Armed Terrorist Attack"

The Supreme Court of Venezuela came under attack from the sky on Tuesday (27 June), Information Minister Ernesto Villegas said . CARACAS , Venezuela (AP) - A total of 68 stores were looted and several government offices were burned following anti-government protests late Monday and Tuesday in the city of Maracay , west of Venezuela's cap...

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  • US Republican senator to block arms sales over Qatar crisis
US Republican senator to block arms sales over Qatar crisis

In a statement issued in Washington , Tillerson said some of the demands presented by Bahrain, Egypt , Saudi Arabia and the UAE will be very hard for Qatar to meet, calling on the sides to focus on areas which provide a basis for dialogue.

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  • Trump urges Modi to ease trade barriers
Trump urges Modi to ease trade barriers

The US responded in equal measure by making the pre-summit announcement of naming Syed Salahuddin, chief of Kashmiri militant group Hizbul Mujahideen, as a "global terrorist" and putting counter-terrorism cooperation, including in Kashmir, at the nub of their bilateral relationship.

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  • CBO report causes GOP senators to abandon Obamacare repeal bill
CBO report causes GOP senators to abandon Obamacare repeal bill

And one Wisconsin doctor says it would especially hurt children's hospitals. "For months, I have engaged with my colleagues on solutions that I believe are necessary to ensure that we improve our health care system and better combat this opioid epidemic", Portman's section of the statement read.

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  • Trump's son-in-law Kushner launches Israeli-Palestinian peace efforts
Trump's son-in-law Kushner launches Israeli-Palestinian peace efforts

The Palestinians claim these territories for their future independent state. Diggers break the ground for a new settlement near the settlement of Shilo, West Bank , Wednesday, June 21, 2017. The Palestinian official also urged Israeli leaders to take actions for peace and security in the region. It remains unclear what new approach Trump's admin...

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  • Qatar can't meet Saudi demands: Tillerson
Qatar can't meet Saudi demands: Tillerson

He urged them to "lower rhetoric" to ease tensions. Can Washington push for a dialogue on the Gulf crisis? The list of 13 demands submitted by Saudi Arabia and its allies include downgrading ties with Iran , stopping support for Islamist groups, closing a Turkish military base in Qatar and shutting down the Doha-based television broa...

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  • PM Modi and I are world leaders in social media, says Trump
PM Modi and I are world leaders in social media, says Trump

On Monday evening, Trump and Modi had a working dinner, the first time Trump has played host to a foreign dignitary at a White House dinner. Modi swooped in for two big bear hugs with the US president during their joint statements in the Rose Garden , wrapping his arms around Trump's midsection and ending their first embrace with a lingering h...

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  • Trump Slams Obstruction Of Justice Probe As 'Witch Hunt'
Trump Slams Obstruction Of Justice Probe As 'Witch Hunt'

Trump did not directly address the allegations he obstructed justice - a potentially impeachable offense - neither did he deny he has entered the miniscule ranks of sitting presidents who have become the subject of a criminal investigation.

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  • Opec, non-Opec exceed targeted oil output cuts, says Kuwait
Opec, non-Opec exceed targeted oil output cuts, says Kuwait

The EIA reported total crude inventories stood at 509.1 million barrels at the end of last week, with imports at 7.9 million barrels. Pointing to the fact that it is too early to see the effect of OPEC's decision to extend the cuts by March next year, Zanganeh noted, "Achieving consensus to reduce production is hard, yet we need to wait and...

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  • Brazilian President Temer charged with corruption
Brazilian President Temer charged with corruption

The accusations against President Michel Temer are twofold: First, he's accused of accepting a $152,000 bribe from the head of a major meatpacking company. 12, 2016. A recording was leaked that supposedly features Temer approving misappropriated funds for former House Speaker Eduardo Cunha who is now serving a 15-year sentence for corrupti...

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  • Fighting resumes in Philippines after Ramadan ceasefire
Fighting resumes in Philippines after Ramadan ceasefire

What has created most intrigue is Duterte being largely missing during what is the biggest crisis of his year-old presidency, as the military battles for a sixth week to defeat Daesh-linked rebels now occupying Marawi City on his home island of Mindanao.

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  • Ransomware 'Petya' spotted in Korea for first time
Ransomware 'Petya' spotted in Korea for first time

Top worldwide businesses headquartered in Europe and the USA have come under attack. A Russian oil company, Rosneft , has also reported that its servers have been affected by the attack. "It seems one of the initial Petya vectors was a Ukrainian software company". It may call the disrupted computers at Russian Federation. It's still too earl...

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  • New ransomware attack spreads across the world
New ransomware attack spreads across the world

Some 2,000 attacks were observed as of midday in NY on Tuesday, according to Kaspersky Lab . It's still too early to say who might be responsible for unleashing the virus. Maersk says that it is assessing the situation as Maersk Line's website remained down throughout the day and reports of seventeen container facilities operated by APM Termina...

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  • USA says Syria warning also aimed at Russia, Iran
USA says Syria warning also aimed at Russia, Iran

Earlier this month, the USA shot down a Syrian fighter jet for the first time . Senior Russian lawmaker Konstantin Kovachev said it was likely the U.S. Trump and Macron discussed the cooperation after the USA government after the Pentagon confirmed it had detected "potential" evidence of preparations for a chemical assault in Syria.

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  • Officer threatens to jail Florida man for jaywalking
Officer threatens to jail Florida man for jaywalking

The cop, then, got out of the vehicle. "In the state of Florida you have to have an ID card on you identifying who you are". Shipman said he remained extremely calm and recorded the encounter out of fear it might turn violent, because of how agitated the officer appeared.

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  • Trial date set for California suit against Cosby
Trial date set for California suit against Cosby

Meanwhile, 10 women are pursuing either sexual assault or defamation lawsuits against Mr Cosby , including Ms Huth . Agrusa, a lawyer for Bill Cosby , speaking to reporters in Los Angeles on Tuesday. Though the statute of limitations on Huth's case ran out long ago, she was able to file in 2014 because she was a minor at the time of the ...

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  • Trump Attacks Amazon, Washington Post on Twitter
Trump Attacks Amazon, Washington Post on Twitter

The tweet was posted less than 24 hours after The Washington Post claimed President Trump hung , in at least five of his golf clubs, a fake Time Magazine cover featuring himself. 'The failing @nytimes writes false story after false story about me. - Dave Itzkoff (@ditzkoff) June 28, 2017Yes, many people refer to the Washington Post as " th...

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  • Tillerson urges nations to negotiate to resolve Qatar crisis
Tillerson urges nations to negotiate to resolve Qatar crisis

The document has been widely leaked and the demands are sweeping. The decision put the small, economically dependent country into a tailspin that the U.S. Speaking at a news conference on Saturday, Gargash called for guarantees from Western countries to help resolve the row. The energy-rich country said it was reviewing the ultimatum but ...

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  • North Korea vows to execute former South Korean president
North Korea vows to execute former South Korean president

Park is now on trial in Seoul on charges of bribery and abuse of power related to the sprawling corruption scandal that saw her impeached. Addressing an audience of former US officials, including former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper , Kang Kyung-hwa said Seoul remains committed to deploying THAAD and working closely with the ...

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  • South Korean president Moon Jae-in calls for North Korean Olympic participation
South Korean president Moon Jae-in calls for North Korean Olympic participation

The potential implications of millions of Koreans cheering together for their unified team could be huge - a prospect that could further advance Mr. Moon's policy of promoting dialogue and exchanges with the North. The 67th anniversary of war comes amid fears the North will conduct a sixth nuclear test and more ballistic missile launches in defia...

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  • Treasury chief says UK wants economy 'anchored' in Europe
Treasury chief says UK wants economy 'anchored' in Europe

An estimated 3.2 million European Union expatriates living in the United Kingdom would be treated as if they were British for the purposes of receiving state education, healthcare, benefits and pensions, Mrs May proposed. Both sides want an early settlement on citizens' rights before talking about a free trade accord between Britain and EU. So, y...

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  • China releases Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo after terminal cancer diagnosis
China releases Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo after terminal cancer diagnosis

Later, the Liaoning Prison Administrative Bureau confirmed on its website that Mr. Liu had cancer and had recently received medical parole. Mo Shaoping , Liu's lawyer, said that the human rights campaigner is in the late stages of the disease.

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  • Arnold Schwarzenegger, Emmanuel Macron shoot video selfie about climate change
Arnold Schwarzenegger, Emmanuel Macron shoot video selfie about climate change

French President Emmanuel Macron is considering convening a joint session of parliament in the palace of Versailles to address deputies and senators, government spokesman Christophe Castaner said on Sunday. We're all in this together, whether we want it or not, and the only way forward is to work together. "We have a strong obligation to succeed...

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  • Team New Zealand cruises to America's Cup victory
Team New Zealand cruises to America's Cup victory

Burling, who won Olympic gold previous year in the 49er skiff class with fellow crew member Blair Tuke, has exuded a disarming calm and has now won a place in yachting history. The Kiwi syndicate was the only challenger that refused to sign a pre-regatta agreement with Oracle that would have dictated terms for the next two editions of the Cup.

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  • HuffPost Slams 'Nervous' Megyn for 'Softball' Questions After Obtaining Unedited Putin Interview
HuffPost Slams 'Nervous' Megyn for 'Softball' Questions After Obtaining Unedited Putin Interview

The unaired video published on Saturday, shows Kelly speaking about the controversial figure's high approval among Russians before asking if his 17-year reign had taken a "personal toll". "And he's obsessed with people seeing him as the one who brought dignity back to Russian Federation". Ali spoke with a former CIA Russia analyst, who was repo...

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  • 'Activity' at site where Syria launched gas attack - Pentagon
'Activity' at site where Syria launched gas attack - Pentagon

Since the April 3 US missile barrage, the USA has had several confrontations with pro-Assad forces, shooting down a Syrian air force jet and an armed Iranian-made drone. Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps were reportedly present at Shayrat before April's sarin gas attack, raising questions about Iran's involvement in Syria chemical we...

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  • India Presents Abundant Opportunities For US Investors: Modi
India Presents Abundant Opportunities For US Investors: Modi

Speaking in the Rose Garden after their talks, Trump said: "Both our nations have been struck by the evils of terrorism, and we are both determined to destroy terrorist organizations and the radical ideology that drives them". "We're believers, giving the people. the opportunity to hear directly from their elected officials and for us to hear dir...

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  • Shutdown in Darjeeling to be partially relaxed during Eid
Shutdown in Darjeeling to be partially relaxed during Eid

And on June 29 we have convened an all-party meeting in Darjeeling after which we will decide on our next course of action, " Beenoy Tamang, GJM assistant general secretary, told Echo of India. When it was pointed out that the Centre does not require the state's consent for the formation of a new state, he said, "But the state government should...

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  • Aussies have little confidence in Trump
Aussies have little confidence in Trump

Thanks, Donald. In the immortal words of George W. Bush , "You've done a heckuva job". When each country was asked which leader they had confidence in to "do the right thing regarding world affairs", only Israel and Russian Federation had more confidence in Trump than former US President Barack Obama .

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