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Virginians holding vigil for slain Muslim teen

A Washington , D.C., memorial constructed for a Muslim teen who was killed near her mosque in Virginia was set on fire in Dupont Circle Wednesday, fire officials confirmed. "It's sad that we can't express our religion freely without having to worry about incidents like this happening". Nabra's vicious murder must be examined within the context of that data - Islamophobia, anti-Muslim extremism, and anti-Muslim violence is real and we can not dismiss it. Read More

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Democrats believe Michael Flynn could be cooperating with FBI

White House Senior Adviser Jared Kushner arrives for President Trump's announcement on an air traffic control initiative at the White House on June 5. The SF86 form requires applicants for security clearances to disclose - under criminal penalty for significant omissions - minute details of their life including specific dates and purposes of foreign travel and any "close and/or continuing contact" with foreign nationals or receipt of foreign payments in the previous seven years. Read More

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American Horror Story Season 7 Adds Arrow's Colton Haynes

American Horror Story Season 7 Adds Arrow's Colton Haynes

The actor has had a slew of TV credits under his name including notable roles in The CW's Arrow , as well as, MTV's Teen Wolf . "Welcome to American Horror Story , Colton Haynes ", Murphy captioned the shot. Very little is known about American Horror Story's seventh season, though Murphy did get social media buzzing when he stated that this season would be drawing its inspiration from the 2016 Presidential Election and that the first episode of the season takes place on election night. Read More

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North Korea suggested to 'co-host' 2018 Winter Olympic ski events

North Korea suggested to 'co-host' 2018 Winter Olympic ski events

The idea reflects a larger effort by South Korea's newly elected President Moon Jae-in, who seeks to revive the old "sunshine policy" whereby South Korea makes overtures of friendship and unity to the North to ease military tensions. North Korea's footballers have made two appearances in the World Cup finals - notably in 1966, when they beat Italy 1-0 to reach the quarterfinal stage. Read More

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US pushing China to rein in companies that deal with NKorea

Geng said both bilateral and worldwide issues would be taken up during the dialogue, which will be led on the USA side by Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Defense Secretary Jim Mattis . In general, both secretaries praised their summit, formally known as the Diplomatic and Security Dialogue, for involving higher level officials in both civilian and military posts than in the past and for laying the groundwork for greater engagement, better communication and reducing the risk of risky ... Read More

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Indefinite bandh continues in Darjeeling hills

Indefinite bandh continues in Darjeeling hills

However, the protestors of GJM were seen carrying posters. Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) has given a twelve-hour window on June 23 to various schools in Darjeeling hills to evacuate students. The parties to the agreement in 2011 were the Union home ministry, the state government and the GJM. District Magistrate of Darjeeling , Joyoshi Das Gupta, issued a statement on Tuesday, requesting all broadband and mobile internet service providers to temporarily stop internet service in the ... Read More

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Brazil Police Says They Have Evidence President Temer Took Bribes

Brazil Police Says They Have Evidence President Temer Took Bribes

The latest corruption allegations against Temer came from fundraiser Lucio Bolonha Funaro in testimony made public by Brazil's top court late Tuesday night. To illustrate this dynamic, the latest cover of politics magazine Veja depicts Temer in a canoe with scandal-ridden Aecio Neves, now suspended from the Senate, and their political arch-enemy, former leftist president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva. Read More

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Georgia Voters Head to Polls in Special Election

A former Georgia secretary of state, Handel emphasized her experience and roots in Georgia's 6th Congressional District to defeat Ossoff and keep a seat that's always been held by Republicans in GOP hands. He has said he grew up in the district and now lives close to Emory University, where his fiancée attends medical school. "We already have so much to celebrate", his fiancee told supporters, as the DJ cued "I Will Survive". Read More

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EU, Britain possible to strike 'fair deal'

But the agreement appeared at odds with British Prime Minister Theresa May's earlier insistence that the divorce and the future relationship should be discussed in parallel. Quizzing the leading Brexiteer on the possible outcome of the European Union exit talks, host Cathy Newman suggested there as no longer any mandate for a "hard" Brexit . Read More

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Iran claims its missiles hit IS targets in Syria

Iran launched series of ballistic missiles at Islamic State targets in Syria on Sunday, in response to ISIS' double terror attack in Tehran last week, local media reports. On Monday, the Russian defense ministry said that its warplanes had been in operation in the area of the encounter between the US and Syrian jets, and said that the coalition had not used the deconflicting hotline to warn the Russian jet. Read More

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GA-6 Special Election Results

GA-6 Special Election Results

The race was viewed nationally as a gauge of whether Trump's sagging approval ratings are a drag on Republicans that could threaten the party's control of the House in the 2018 midterm elections . Nearly $50 million is being spent on this race, with every Democratic consultant helping Ossoff in order to clinch a post-2016 win for the party. Read More

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McCain: Americans 'stupid' to still want to travel to N. Korea

Fred Warmbier praised his son's "performance" and President Donald Trump's administration. "It's a total disgrace what happened to Otto", Mr Trump said during an event in the Oval Office. The remaining Americans in North Korea are Kim Dong Chul, a naturalized USA citizen sentenced to a decade in prison for spying, and two Pyongyang professors awaiting trial for alleged hostile acts. Read More

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Pakistan starts fencing of Afghan border in trouble zones

Pakistan starts fencing of Afghan border in trouble zones

Pakistan has begun fencing the frontier with Afghanistan to improve security, a move that has angered authorities in Kabul - which does not recognise Duran Line as an worldwide border. Nothing looks wrong with it. Afghanistan and Pakistan often accuse each other of turning a blind eye to militant groups operating along their porous border. Read More

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Senate panel meets with special counsel in Russian Federation probe

Senate panel meets with special counsel in Russian Federation probe

Five people briefed on the requests, who spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to discuss the matter publicly, said Daniel Coats, the current director of national intelligence, Adm. No longer is he merely focused on the Russian government's efforts to interfere in the 2016 election, meaning Mueller appears also to be zeroing in on Trump's actions since taking office January 20. Read More

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Otto Warmbier Has Extensive Brain Damage, Doctors Say

The college student who was imprisoned in North Korea , suffered a severe neurological injury which left him in - what doctors are calling - "a state of unresponsive wakefulness". After a one-hour trial in March 2016, Otto Warmbier was convicted of attempting to steal a propaganda poster and sentenced to 15 years of hard labor . Read More

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Australia Halts Airstrikes In Syria After Russian Military Threat

The incident occurred in approximately the same location where, on June 8, a US jet shot down a similar drone that attacked coalition and partner forces on the ground. The U.S. also has special operations forces and advisers embedded with the SDF, raising the stakes in the fight for the northern city. The announcement from Canberra came as a brief, two-day truce collapsed in the southern Syrian city of Daraa and nearby areas where government forces have gained ground. Read More

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Iran's Revolutionary Guard strikes Syria for Tehran attacks

Iran's Revolutionary Guard strikes Syria for Tehran attacks

Iran's Foreign Ministry on Monday summoned the Swiss charge d'affaires to Tehran to protest U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's recent remarks against the Islamic Republic. Khamenei took to Instagram on Sunday, where he uploaded an edited video that begins with the dramatic footage from the attack inside the Iranian parliament and the ornate mausoleum of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini on June 7. Read More

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Trump slams Ossoff, praises Handel in tweets

Trump slams Ossoff, praises Handel in tweets

The hotly contested June 2017 runoff election in Georgia's 6th congressional district has drawn much coverage and discussion in the weeks leading up to election night. Mulvaney won the seat with at least 78 percent of the vote. There has been a fifth special election vote, held in California, but it was held by the Democrats - with Jimmy Gomez replacing Xavier Becerra. Read More

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Himanta Biswa Sarma vouches Neda support for Kovind

Himanta Biswa Sarma vouches Neda support for Kovind

The BJP has finally managed to bring its ally Shiv Sena that had been playing hardball on board as far as the Presidential elections are concerned. The sources also said that before the ruling party announced Kovind's name, the opposition parties had thought of fielding a tribal candidate after reports that the NDA would field Jharkhand Governor Draupadi Murmu, a tribal leader. Read More

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South Korea to produce missile interceptor to fight North Korea

Thornton reiterated in a press briefing on Tuesday that the USA will keep the option of imposing sanctions against Chinese companies and individuals who allegedly back Pyongyang's missile and nuclear tests on the table. Relations between the US and North Korea have rapidly deteriorated over the past months, due to the latter's unwillingness to discontinue nuclear tests and, more recently, the death of Otto Warmbier . Read More

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Trump to China: Thanks for trying with North Korea

Otto Warmbier died on Monday near his family home in OH after more than 15 months in North Korean captivity. Otto Warmbier , 22, who was arrested in North Korea while visiting as a tourist, had been described by doctors caring for him last week as having extensive brain damage that left him in a state of "unresponsive wakefulness". Read More

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7 still hospitalized after London mosque attack

7 still hospitalized after London mosque attack

The mother of the Finsbury Park suspect last night said she was "not going to defend" her son and revealed she screamed in horror when she saw him on television. Osborne, who grew up in Weston-super-Mare, North Somerset, was an unemployed mechanic and had reportedly been living in a tent for the past three weeks after breaking up with his long term partner Sarah Andrews, 42. Read More

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US imposes new sanctions on Russia over Ukraine

US imposes new sanctions on Russia over Ukraine

Arriving at the West Wing on Tuesday morning, Poroshenko wasn't greeted by Trump - as the President has been known to do with other leaders - and walked into the West Wing quietly and without fanfare. But the two presidents posed for photographs in the Oval Office and made brief remarks following Poroshenko's more extensive meetings with Vice President Mike Pence and the administration's top national security advisers. Read More

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