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Shooter James Hodgkinson went to GOP baseball practice with list of names

Shooter James Hodgkinson went to GOP baseball practice with list of names

Hospital officials say Congressman Steve Scalise remains in the ICU in critical condition, but they are hopeful because of signs of improvement. President Trump delivered a videotaped statement, saying, "we will not be intimidated. Another attendee, Dana Moore, said, "I'm tried of seeing all the division and everything". Ms Griner remains in hospitali at MedStar after being shot in the ankle and Mr Bailey was spotted on Friday in the Capitol, on crutches and out of uniform, accepting ... Read More

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Iran-made drone downed in Syria

Iran-made drone downed in Syria

Dunford said the U.S. has "worked through a number of issues" with Russian Federation and that the deconfliction link set up by both sides "has worked very well over the past eight months". officials previously have used to describe Hezbollah elements. The U.S. military has repeatedly warned forces fighting on Assad's side to stay away from a "deconfliction zone", agreed with Russian Federation, near a garrison used by U.S. Read More

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An attack in Bogota causes at least three dead and 11 wounded

Reports say the deadly blast occurred after an explosive device detonated in a female restroom of the busy Andino shopping centre located in an exclusive area of Bogota . The leftist National Liberation Army (ELN), the last guerrilla group still active in Colombia, was quick to condemn the attack. A peace accord signed previous year with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC ), the country's biggest rebel group, raised confidence bomb attacks might cease. Read More

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Shiv Sena backs Kovind as NDA's presidential pick

Sudhakar Reddy had declared the need for the opposition parties to oppose his candidature. With possible support of JD-U, the vote share of NDA in the electoral college go up to nearly 63 per cent. "As I had said earlier, our party leaders met today, and chose to extend support to Ram Nath Kovind ", Thackeray said. He has said that the JD (U) will convey their decision at the meeting in Delhi on June 22. Read More

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Handel first female GOP rep elected to Congress in Georgia

And running simply on an anti-Trump message - like Clinton tried and failed a year ago - wouldn't work for Democrats in 2018 either, no matter how mired in scandal and controversy over Russian Federation the White House may be. Democrats have racked up a string of losses but there's no reason the streak has to continue, just as it didn't for Obama-era Republicans. She touts supply side economics, going so far as to say during one debate that she does "not support a living wage" - her way ... Read More

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United Nations reports substantial increase in Israeli settlements

On the campaign trail, Trump indicated he would be far more sympathetic to settlements than Obama. "Such construction continues to distance us from the only way to end the Israeli-Palestinian conflict - a two-state solution". Although no major breakthroughs are expected on this visit , a clearer picture of Trump's strategy could soon emerge. The December resolution, put forward by New Zealand, Malaysia, Venezuela and Senegal a day after Egypt withdrew it under pressure from Israel and ... Read More

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'I don't have tapes of conversation with Comey'

'I don't have tapes of conversation with Comey'

This is a master of innuendo at work - President Donald Trump never actually CLAIMED there were tapes of his conversations with fired FBI Director James Comey . The House Intelligence Committee sent a letter to the White House asking to confirm whether the tapes exist by Friday. Whatever its intention, the tweet ultimately led to the appointment of a special counsel that has taken over the investigation. Read More

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Russian submarine, warships fire cruise missiles at IS targets in Syria

Two Russian warships and a submarine in the Mediterranean have fired missiles at Islamic State group targets in Syria , the defence ministry said Friday. According to the Russian military, which has been monitering the region with surveillance, Islamic State group militants have been moving into the rugged terrain around the Syrian city of Palmyra as they attempt to establish bases and ammunition depots outside of Raqqa, which is now under siege. Read More

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Family of OH sailor killed in crash says he was a hero

Navy officials are also considering putting the Fitzgerald on a enormous lift ship to bring it back to the United States, much like it did with the USS Cole after it was targeted by a suicide bomber in 2000. As the incident was unfolding, the world was given an nearly immediate look at part of the story behind the collision thanks to data from the Automated Identification System (AIS) aboard the Crystal . Read More

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66 million displaced people: Human cost of war in 2016

According to the United Nations Refugee Agency, almost 66 million people were forcibly displaced from their homes a year ago as a result of persecution , violence and human rights violations. Conflict and violence led to more displacements of people in countries such as Afghanistan, Libya, Yemen, Iraq, Sudan, the Central African Republic, Eritrea, the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Ukraine. Read More

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Qatar's neighbours issue list of demands to end crisis

The list demanded that Qatar end all military cooperation with Turkey as well as an unspecified sum of money. Five armoured vehicles and 23 military personnel arrived in Doha yesterday as part of the new deployment plans, Turkey's armed forces said in a statement, adding that the move was in the framework of legal measures regarding military training and co-operation between the two countries. Read More

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Juventus allows Manchester City target Dani Alves to leave

The Brazilian continued: "I don't know what is happening". According to Cadena SER radio, Juventus and Real Madrid have opened talks in to negotiate the transfer of Danilo to the Italian club. Prior to that, he had spent eight seasons at Barcelona . The Citizens are keen to improve in the upcoming season after finishing 15 points behind Premier League champions Chelsea. Read More

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Trump's legal plan quite simple so far: Fight, fight, fight

Trump's legal plan quite simple so far: Fight, fight, fight

Donald Trump's attorney repeatedly denied the president is under investigation before saying twice "he's being investigated " and then denying he said it moments earlier during a contentious interview on "Fox News Sunday ". The investigation has taken a serious turn in recent days, raising the clear possibility that whether Mueller finds wrongdoing or not, a period of political stress and upheaval is inevitable. Read More

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What happened to Otto Warmbier? Ex-detainee believes torture possible

Otto Warmbier , centre, is taken to North Korea's top court in Pyongyang in this photo released by the country's state media agency on March 16, 2016. "I came here today so that the death of the young man will not be futile but raise awareness about those detained in North Korea", he said. In January previous year, South Korean soldiers fired warning shots at a suspected North Korean drone that flew across the western part of the border. Read More

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Cameroon, Australia draw 1-1 at Confederations Cup

The team is now hoping to increase their chance of getting a spot in the World Cup finals next year in Russian Federation after notching a draw and two home victories against Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates. Cameroon missed a golden chance to increase the margin of the score on the 57th minute. Aboubakar was not having the best of games in-front of goal and he squandered another chance in the 78th minute when he headed wide of the upright from six-yards out. Read More

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President Trump's job approval rating drops to 36%

President Trump's job approval rating drops to 36%

CBS also revealed that support for Trump among Republicans has dropped from 83 percent to 72 percent in less than two months, a direct result of his mishandling of the Russian Federation investigation. However, 56 percent of Americans think Mueller will be impartial, and 81 percent polled don't think the president should stop Mueller's investigation. Read More

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Cardiff man charged over London mosque terror attack

Makram Ali (51) from Harringey, died from "multiple injuries" following the attack, a post-mortem examination revealed. Mr Ali, a father-of-six and grandfather-of-two, came to the United Kingdom from Bangladesh when he was 10 years old and was said to be a well-known face around Finsbury Park through his regular attendance at worship. Read More

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USA drone strikes violate Pak sovereignty: FO

USA drone strikes violate Pak sovereignty: FO

Islamabad has condemned the drone strikes by the United States against alleged militants on Pakistani soil, describing them as a violation of Pakistan's sovereignty . To a question on border management with Afghanistan, he said it was an essential component of Pakistan's counter-terrorism strategy and fencing was among the measures. Read More

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What's next on health care draft in Congress

What's next on health care draft in Congress

That's just one provision that could hit older Americans hard. The 142-page proposal, worked out in secret by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell with other Republican leaders, was welcomed by President Donald Trump. "She has met with and heard the concerns of many Mainers about their health care challenges, and she will continue to do so as she studies the impact of this legislation on ME and the nation". Read More

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Opposition split wide open, JD-U to back Kovind

With the BJD already committed to backing NDA nominee Ram Nath Kovind , the Opposition can at best hope to put up only a symbolic fight. His name for the presidential candidature was welcomed by all NDA constituents except Shiv Sena, who had proposed RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat among two names including leading agriculturist MS Swaminathan. Read More

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Opening of Parliament delayed amid deal talks

Talks between British Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservative Party and Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party to secure support for a minority government are to continue in London today, a DUP spokesman said on Thursday . It could "catapult Northern Ireland into a serious crisis and back onto our front pages", he wrote. The DUP has rejected Sinn Féin's red line, telling republicans they will not dictate who leads unionism and questioning the logic of taking action against Mrs ... Read More

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Iran's top leader opposes Iraqi Kurdish independence vote

Israel's military and Israeli defense analysts have mocked Iran's first strike on the Islamic State militant group ( ISIS) in Syria , arguing that numerous missiles Tehran used in the raid missed their targets. Ramazan Sharif of the Revolutionary Guard told Iranian state TV in an interview. The U.S. military has confirmed it killed a top Islamic State cleric in an airstrike. Read More

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Hear the moment cops shoot knife-wielding pregnant woman

Lyl. According to a Seattle police spokesperson Mark Jamieson, two officers responded to a burglary call at an apartment unit where the tenant had a previous history with police. Shortly after, the situation escalates and an officer is heard stating " We need help ". The officers ask her what has been taken and she begins to list certain items that are missing. Read More

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Otto Warmbier dies after being detained by North Korea

Warmbier traveled to North Korea with Young Pioneer Tours , a China-based travel company, and planned to stay in the country for five days before flying to Beijing for a 10-day tour. United States doctors said he had suffered a severe neurological injury from an unknown cause. They said Warmbier remained in a state of "unresponsive wakefulness" until he died Monday. Read More

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CBSE NEET Result 2017: Punjab's Navdeep Singh tops; 6,11539 students qualify

CBSE NEET Result 2017: Punjab's Navdeep Singh tops; 6,11539 students qualify

The stay was vacated by the Supreme Court vacation bench and CBSE was directed to declare results before June 26. The CBSE had released the answer key for the result earlier on Thursday June 15, 2017. Het Shah of Nadiad from Gujarat topped the exams scoring 685 out of 720, followed by Ekansh Goyal with 685 from Rourkela, Odisha. The petitioners alleged that the question papers were not uniform, especially the ones in English and in Tamil and demanded cancellation of the examination. Read More

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Record breaking 'kill shot' claimed by Canadian elite unit sniper

Record breaking 'kill shot' claimed by Canadian elite unit sniper

The exact location of the kill has yet to be confirmed and the name of the Sniper who achieved this incredible feat has not been disclosed at the moment for security reasons. Cpl. Francis Pegahmagabow, a sniper in the First World War, recorded 378 kills and is Canada's most decorated First Nations soldier. Canadian forces are part of the US-led coalition to combat the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria. Read More

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Grenfell Tower fire: Tests reveal three towers with combustible cladding

Cladding has been fitted to the exterior of hundreds of blocks built in the 1960s and 1970s to improve their appearance or insulation. The Guardian also reported that May had said that the fire service would announce within 48hours whether the cladding on Grenfell Tower met safety regulations, but MPs were surprised when May refused to confess whether or not the materials used met those regulations. Read More

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