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Navy stops search for 7 missing sailors after bodies found

Navy stops search for 7 missing sailors after bodies found

An early-morning collision between a U.S. Navy destroyer and a commercial shipping vessel near Japan on Saturday has resulted in the deaths of several sailors, according to a Navy spokesperson. A total of seven sailors had been missing since Saturday's crash off Japan's coast. "The search and rescue is over", U.S. 7th Fleet commander Vice Admiral Joseph Aucoin told reporters Sunday. Read More

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Ryu seizes lead after sparkling 61 in Arkansas

Ryu seizes lead after sparkling 61 in Arkansas

The third-ranked star's sizzling round on Saturday put her in a prime position to become the first repeat victor on tour this year. Ryu, who is coached by Australian Cameron McCormick in Dallas, leaps from from No. "Kinda felt like I was struggling a little bit coming in, so that's why the last two birdies were extremely important to me, because I kind of felt like the momentum was going the other way, so I felt like I got the momentum back and can hopefully post another good one tomorrow". Read More

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Escaped Georgia inmates captured in Tennessee

Escaped Georgia inmates captured in Tennessee

Baldwin State Prison transfer sergeants Christopher Monica and Curtis Billue were slain. Law enforcement officers were stationed along local Interstate 85 exits on Thursday after reports that two escaped inmates sought in the killing of guards in Georgia could possibly be traveling the road in this direction, although there was no solid evidence to confirm that suspicion, authorities said . Read More

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Was told they had beef: Accused admits to Haryana lynching

Was told they had beef: Accused admits to Haryana lynching

One of the Muslim passengers told NDTV later that the dispute started over seats in the crowded train but that the men who assaulted them used communal slurs and referred to them as persons who eat meat. "We thought it was over, but they came looking for us again". "We can not disclose the name of the accused right now". His three friends were injured, two of them critically, and are under treatment at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences Trauma Centre in Delhi . Read More

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The scene during protests in Russian Federation

The protests were the biggest antigovernment outpouring in Russian Federation in years, with more people in more cities heeding Navalny's call than his last series of demonstrations in March. In the film, Medvedev was accused of benefiting from the transfer of at least $1.2 billion in funds and assets to organizations controlled by people close to the Putin ally. Read More

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Iran fires rockets in 'revenge' at Islamic State in Syria

The U.S. -led coalition fighting the Islamic State militant group said the U.S. fighter jet shot down the drone "after it displayed hostile intent" while approaching a military camp near the Syria-Jordan border. But according to the Times of Israel , three of the missiles didn't even make it as far as Syria . Iran's homegrown missiles, a serious point of contention with Washington and Jerusalem, are said to be able to reach up to 2,000 kilometers (about 1,240 miles). Read More

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Residents remaining in evacuated tower blocks 'must leave', says council

Officials at Camden Council in north London have evacuated hundreds of apartments in four tower blocks as a precaution after fire inspectors concluded that they were unsafe. "I've been here for the last 45 minutes or so and they're just trying to take control of the situation", she said. "How am I going to do that if I am somewhere far?" A fire engine is parked outside Burnham block, part of the Chalcots Estate in the borough of Camden, north London, Saturday June 24, 2017, after the local ... Read More

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Taliban attacks key Afghan police base, killing at least five officers

Taliban attacks key Afghan police base, killing at least five officers

The spokesperson confirmed that there were no deaths among members of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation mission or U.S. troops, adding that an Afghan soldier (presumably the assailant) had been killed and another one injured. The injured troops have been evacuated for treatment, the mission said in a statement. Sunday's attack came a day after an Afghan commando fired on US troops, wounding seven American soldiers. Read More

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Iran mocks reports that its Syria missile strike failed

But their presence there has led to a series of confrontations with pro-regime forces, including on June 8 when a U.S. plane also downed a drone after it dropped munitions near Al-Tanaf. Coalition forces were manning a combat outpost northeast of At Tanf where they are training and advising partner ground forces in the fight against the so-called Islamic State , also known as ISIS . Read More

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President Erdoğan says Gulf states' demands on Qatar 'unlawful'

But the USA isn't commenting on whether the demands fulfill Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's earlier request that their demands be " reasonable and actionable". That diplomatic rift lasted six years. It sent its first ship carrying food aid to Qatar and dispatched a small contingent of soldiers and armoured vehicles there on Thursday, while President Tayyip Erdogan spoke with Saudi Arabia's leaders on calming tension in the region. Read More

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Afghan soldier kills 2 US soldiers

Afghan soldier kills 2 US soldiers

Achin District is the primary base of operations for ISIS in Afghanistan and has been the site of multiple joint US-Afghan counterterrorism missions. An Afghan army soldier turned his weapon on US service members Saturday, killing three and injuring another in eastern Afghanistan. A statement from the USA military said merely that the military was "aware of an incident in eastern Afghanistan". Read More

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Recreational boat with 150 aboard sinks near Colombian city

A statement from the air force said it was not immediately clear if the vessel capsized or sank in the Peñol-Guatapé Reservoir in the north-western tourist town of Guatapé. He said rescuers were having difficulty reaching the reservoir by road due to heavy traffic on the major Medellin-Bogota highway. The nearby town of Medellin's Mayor said firefighters and scuba divers had been scrambled to aid efforts. Read More

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Trump signs order expanding labor apprenticeships

Here are the details. She is particularly interested in the growing role of sustainable agriculture and nutrition in food service worldwide and is always ready to move on great story ideas and news tips. But apprenticeships are just one slice of a much larger workforce development pie. In the United States, the apprenticeship model is most commonly used in the electrical, plumbing, carpentry, and construction professions. Read More

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Placerita Fire burns near homes in Santa Clarita

Authorities say deputies in Los Angeles County are helping evacuate people living near a brush fire that quickly grew to about 800 acres (320 hectares) as a precaution. The flames jumped the Sierra Highway around 1:15 p.m. and were burning in medium fuel before jumping the 14 Freeway around 1:23 p.m., officials said. Read More

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Former homeland secretary says Federal Bureau of Investigation delayed notification of cyber hack

Former homeland secretary says Federal Bureau of Investigation delayed notification of cyber hack

The caucus said it's open to "discussion and debate about policies", but Chairman Cedric Richmond said: "I fail to see how a social gathering would benefit the policies we advocate for". When asked Tuesday whether Trump believed that Russian Federation interfered in the election, White House press secretary Sean Spicer said he could not give a definitive answer because he had not asked Trump about it since he took office in January. Read More

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Toll from Pakistan tanker fire climbs to 148

Pakistan's Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the media wing of Pakistan's military, said a total of 51 people with serious burns and in critical condition have been transported by army helicopters to the city of Multan. It is believed that a spark from the many cars and motorcycles that raced to the scene ignited the fuel. Twenty-two patients were transferred by air from Victoria Hospital to hospitals in the provincial capital, Lahore, after being stabilised, and some of the most badly ... Read More

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Man Charged With Terrorism-Related Murder In Attack At London Mosque

Man Charged With Terrorism-Related Murder In Attack At London Mosque

Unemployed Mr Osborne, of no fixed address in Cardiff, but previously of Weston-super-Mare, spoke only to confirm his identity when he appeared before Westminster Magistrates Court this afternoon (Friday). He was married with four daughters and two sons, and had two grandchildren. Osborne's family claimed he was "not a racist" in an initial statement but said he had been "troubled for a long time ", with his sister saying he underwent rehabilitation for drug and alcohol problems 20 years ... Read More

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Romania's Ruling Party Withdraws Support For Its PM

Romania's Ruling Party Withdraws Support For Its PM

He said the government's direction was good, but the speed of implementing its governing program was too slow. The junior ruling coalition ally Alliance of Liberal and Democrats also chose to stop supporting Grindeanu's government. The Social Democrats also voted Thursday to expel Grindeanu from the party. But the prime minister has become increasingly rebellious in recent times, according to analysts. Read More

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China, US agree aim of "complete, irreversible" Korean denuclearisation

The administration's assumption is that Chinese sanctions would push North Korea to the brink of an economic disaster and thus prompt the leaders in Pyongyang to reconsider their nuclear ambitions. "I don't think it's a mystery", said White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer. "We have not responded", said Chang. That isolation can be breached, and transparency imposed, says Snyder, if the worldwide community publicizes the powerful indictment of abuses contained in the United Nations ... Read More

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Tim Cook wants compulsory coding classes for United States kids

What is really more likely is that the they are brown-nosing their way to for lucrative U.S. government contracts which are up for grabs as the government upgrades its computing systems. And Tim Cook said that the USA should make coding a requirement in schools. For many, it was the second group meeting with Mr. Trump since the election - and another demonstration of the administration's ability to summon top business executives, even amid controversy. Read More

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United States jet shoots down 'Iranian drone' in Syria

United States jet shoots down 'Iranian drone' in Syria

When it continued without diverting its course, it was shot down . It had "dirty wings", meaning it was loaded with ordnance. "It again had dirty wings; it was carrying ordnance". The area around At-Tanf has become a flashpoint between USA forces and militias, some of them backed by Iran, loyal to Assad. US Air Forces Central Command, which oversees air operations in the region, did not respond to a request for comment on Tuesday's incident. Read More

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Arab states demand Qatar close Al Jazeera, shutter Turkish base

Turkey has no intention of shutting down its brand new military base in Qatar, it said in a rejection of a demand about the small Gulf kingdom voiced by other Arab nations. The Middle East Eye is not funded by Qatar, a spokesman for the British company said. According to the list, Qatar must refuse to naturalize citizens from the four countries and expel those now in Qatar. Read More

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Troops shoot suspected bomber in Brussels station

Troops shoot suspected bomber in Brussels station

Prosecutors said no other explosives were found on the suspect's body. He said that " it was clear he wanted to cause much more damage than what happened ". He then turned to at least one soldier guarding the station, who shot him dead. The blast in Belgium came a day after a man mowed down Muslims near a mosque in London, and a suspected Islamist on a terror watchlist rammed a auto laden with weapons into a police vehicle in Paris, reported AFP . Read More

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Trump says GOP thrives with Pelosi in power

Trump says GOP thrives with Pelosi in power

Democrats need to net 24 seats to win back the House. Pelosi also incorrectly predicted that Democrats were poised to take back the House a year ago, leading some of her colleagues to feel that this time around, she needs to deliver. And we need a message . So it's time for change. This time I did. In an appearance on "Fox & Friends" that aired on Friday, Trump said he would like Pelosi to stay right where she is because she has an "extraordinary record against her". Read More

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