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London attack death toll rises to eight

London attack death toll rises to eight

There has been no official comment on the reports from United Kingdom authorities, but Scotland Yard said Zaghba was not a police or MI5 "subject of interest". He was still considered a risk, the paper alleged. He was then stopped from continuing his journey to Istanbul. Anti-immigrant Northern League leader Matteo Salvini said "one of the London terrorists was Italian, they confiscated his cellphone where there were hymns to ISIS and Holy War but a judge didn't deem him risky enough so he ... Read More

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Russia unveils psychic cat ahead of Confederations Cup

Russia unveils psychic cat ahead of Confederations Cup

Coach Joachim Low defended his selections last week, saying that the focus remains on winning the World Cup next year and that players must have time to rest. The undoubted star attraction, Ronaldo arrives in Russian Federation looking to round off another stellar season after leading Real Madrid to a first La Liga title for five years. Read More

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Cuba rejects 'hostile rhetoric' of Trump

Cuba rejects 'hostile rhetoric' of Trump

Menendez (D-N.J.), a Cuban American and fierce critic of Obama's Cuba policy , said he discussed Chesimard with Trump's national security adviser, H.R. And the US government will police other trips to ensure travelers are pursuing a "full-time schedule of educational exchange activities". But during his presidential campaign, Donald Trump called Obama's policy change "a bad deal". Read More

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Jeremy Corbyn's Election Chances Continue to Grow With Help of Female Voters

Jeremy Corbyn's Election Chances Continue to Grow With Help of Female Voters

And describing the manifesto, branded a "suicide note" by his opponents, Miliband said: 'It's a more radical manifesto than mine but it's a manifesto that I'm proud to be associated with. He said: 'If we did use it, millions are going to die. "That's what I think is important in an election campaign - not politicians arguing amongst each other, but actually listening and taking questions from voters". Read More

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The Senate Is Keeping the Revised Health Care Bill Under Wraps

The Senate Is Keeping the Revised Health Care Bill Under Wraps

President Trump has performed a dramatic about-face on healthcare reform, dismissing as " mean " a bill he urged congressional Republicans to pass only weeks ago and demanding the Senate draft a more generous one. In an embarrassing retreat, Ryan had to abruptly cancel a March vote on the House measure after a revolt against it by Republican conservatives and moderates that would have ensured its defeat. Read More

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Congressman faces third surgery today after ballpark shooting

Hodgkinson, a Belleville, Ill., resident who officials said had been living out of his auto in Alexandria, Va ., opened fire as Congress members and staffers practiced for a charity baseball game slated for Thursday. Hodgkinson had been living out of a white cargo van in area near the ballpark since March and was not working, officials said Wednesday. He had run out of money, his wife told reporters. Read More

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China police blame lone bomber for killing 8 at kindergarten gate

China police blame lone bomber for killing 8 at kindergarten gate

More than 60 people were injured in the explosion, including eight who are in a serious condition, the authorities say. The suspect had dropped out of school owing to a neurological disorder, according to authorities. It was revealed Friday that no teachers or children were among the dead or the wounded. A video posted by the People's Daily showed emergency workers arriving at the scene with gurneys. Read More

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Republicans, Democrats Play Ball for 'Team Scalise'

Then, Trump said "Let's play ball!" Scalise was among five people wounded when the shooter sprayed rifle fire at congressional Republicans practicing for the game. Last year's contest was played after the Democrats had staged a 25-hour sit-in on the House floor to demand action on gun safety issues. Players on both teams gathered in the infield before the game for a pre-game prayer. Read More

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Republicans, Democrats Play Ball for 'Team Scalise'

Pete Aguilar, D-Calif., in an opinion piece he wrote for CNN . He's also saluting the Capitol police officers injured in the attack on a Republican Congressional baseball practice. Although the weather in Washington looks headed toward a near-flawless summer night, an obvious and immovable shadow is being cast over Thursday night's Congressional Baseball Game - a tradition that began more than a century ago . Read More

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White Senators Can't Stop Interrupting Kamala Harris

White Senators Can't Stop Interrupting Kamala Harris

Sessions: I'm not able to answer the question. Harris: that you would be asked these ... One of her questions, she tweeted , would be, "Did Sessions violate the terms of his recusal from the Russian Federation investigation by being involved in the firing of James Comey?" This segment of bloviation on The View was brought to you by sponsors such as Philadelphia cream cheese, Maybelline NY, and Tide. Read More

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French election 2017 polls: Will Macron win the French legislative election?

In the first round , the abstention rate hit a almost 60-year high of 51.3 percent and is forecast to rise to 53-54 percent in the run-off, much higher than the 44.6 percent in the last election five years ago. The French Head of State hailed Morocco's return to the African Union and its coming accession to the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) saying this will contribute to the two countries' endeavors in the continent. Read More

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Don't waste time, EU Brexit chief tells Britain

The EU's executive Commission said in a statement Friday that the first round of negotiations in Brussels will be part of a "sequenced approach to the talks". "However, discussing about the amount of money, here there will be flexibility", he added. The senior official at the Department for Exiting the European Union, Olly Robbins, has been in Brussels this week for preliminary talks. Read More

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Deputy AG Rosenstein: Special counsel will have 'full independence' for Russian Federation probe

Ruddy never spoke to the President regarding this issue", White House press secretary Sean Spicer said. Rosenstein, who has the sole ability to fire Mueller given that Attorney General Jeff Sessions has recused himself from matters relating to the investigation, told the panel he had seen no evidence of good cause for letting Mueller go and that he would not follow any theoretical order to fire him absent such evidence. Read More

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Race for governor in Virginia set after tight primary race

Race for governor in Virginia set after tight primary race

But the majority was happy to back the more moderate and establishment-favored Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam over a liberal insurgent who sought to portray his candidacy as the tip of the spear of the anti-Trump resistance. "I trust his dedication to all Virginians", Lee said of Northam. Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam won the Democratic nomination for governor in Tuesday's primary election, fending off a surprising challenge from former congressman Tom Perriello and setting up a November competition ... Read More

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China can't 'buy its way out' of global problems

China can't 'buy its way out' of global problems

Speaking in Sydney as part of AusMin - Australia and America's annual bilateral foreign, security and defence meeting - Tillerson said there was no room for negotiation on China's island-building in the South China Sea, which was found unlawful by the permanent court of arbitration in the Hague previous year. Read More

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Cosby defense rests without calling the comedian to testify

Cosby says his attorneys won't call any character witnesses. Steele reminded jurors of Constand's testimony from last week in which she said Cosby told her the pills he gave her were herbal, but soon found herself incapacitated. The lawyer wound down by saying that while Cosby was "not perfect" what was happening was an injustice. But defense lawyer Brian McMonagle said Constand's inconsistent accounts, including her shifting estimate of when the incident occurred, revealed her to ... Read More

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Body of Man Who Took Plunge Over Niagara Falls Identified

Body of Man Who Took Plunge Over Niagara Falls Identified

Nisbet said police intensified their hunt for Jones, 53, of Spring Hill, Fla., after the plastic ball finally came loose from rocks in the rapids and went over the falls. "Honestly thought that it wasn't worth going on". But I can tell you now after hitting the falls I feel that life is worth living, ' he told ABC News in an interview shortly after the stunt. Read More

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