• Scottish Episcopal Church move to back gay marriage divides Anglicans
Scottish Episcopal Church move to back gay marriage divides Anglicans

At the general synod of the Scottish Episcopal Church in Edinburgh, over two-thirds of each house of bishops, clergy and laity voted in favour of the change. A spokesperson for the Church of England said that the decision had been noted. But it is also likely that there will be intensifying pressure on other Scottish and Anglican denominations ...

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  • Mayor issues statement on death of local woman in London terrorist attack
Mayor issues statement on death of local woman in London terrorist attack

The mother of Christine's partner, Tyler Ferguson, also encouraged people to donate in Christine's name. The three attackers were in a white Renault transit van which ploughed into pedestrians at about 10pm on Saturday. The family added that Chrissy "would have had no understanding of the callous cruelty that caused her death". They have also c...

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  • Vail Resorts purchases Stowe Mountain Resort in Vermont
Vail Resorts purchases Stowe Mountain Resort in Vermont

WisdomTree Investments, Inc. (NASDAQ:WETF) has declined 9.35% since June 6, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 71.88% the S&P500. The firm had revenue of $725.20 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $708.73 million.

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  • Russians Charged With Racketeering (And Selling 10000 Pounds Of Stolen Chocolate)
Russians Charged With Racketeering (And Selling 10000 Pounds Of Stolen Chocolate)

Seven other suspects were still on the loose. Shulaya and one of the other defendants also are accused of investing in an after-hours club in NY, and then bribing local law enforcement officers so they could use the business to sell drugs to customers.

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  • Trump announces Federal Bureau of Investigation director nominee on Twitter day ahead of Comey testimony
Trump announces Federal Bureau of Investigation director nominee on Twitter day ahead of Comey testimony

Burchfield also represented George W. Bush during the Florida election recount in 2000. He also helped coordinate the agency's response to the September 11, 2001 attacks. There are no records of any contributions to Trump. He graduated from Yale University in 1989 and received his law degree from Yale Law School in 1992.

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  • Multiple threats could lead to downfall of Brazil president
Multiple threats could lead to downfall of Brazil president

Brazil's stocks and currency fell on Thursday in thin trading as investors remained cautious over an electoral trial that could oust President Michel Temer . Former congressman Rodrigo Rocha Loures was arrested Saturday in the same corruption investigation targeting Temer. The Supreme Federal Tribunal would send them to the lower Chamber of Depu...

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  • Somalia's al Shabaab kills 20 soldiers in Puntland attack: officer
Somalia's al Shabaab kills 20 soldiers in Puntland attack: officer

Its fighters have attacked and captured the town several times. Qarjab denied the death toll claimed by al-Shabaab, saying it was pure "propaganda". Al Shabaab regularly launches attacks in Somalia , but tends to focus on the capital Mogadishu and other regions controlled by the federal government.

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  • Comey: Trump Only Asked About Flynn Investigation
Comey: Trump Only Asked About Flynn Investigation

But the president's lawyer said in a statement that the prepared testimony vindicates Trump because he was never under investigation by the FBI. "Those were lies, plain and simple", Comey bluntly told the committee. According to the Times' timeline, Comey replied that he was not "reliable" politically in response to an alleged loyalty deman...

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  • Watch Former FBI Director Comey's Testimony Live Now
Watch Former FBI Director Comey's Testimony Live Now

Comey's statement says that he told Trump at their first meeting on January 6 in New York City that the Federal Bureau of Investigation wasn't investigating him personally. Comey has told the US Senate Intelligence Committee he believes this probe was why Trump abruptly dismissed him on May 9 because there was something about the way he was runn...

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  • Finally Wenger gets two-year Arsenal contract
Finally Wenger gets two-year Arsenal contract

Wenger's transfer mishaps have left Arsenal lacking presence in midfield and bereft of a instinctive finisher, while their myriad defensive woes were exposed time and again. "He has a fantastic track record and has our full backing". Arsenal said that Wenger and Gazidis "have conducted a full review of our on and off the pitch activities to i...

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  • What we know about the assailants in the London terror attack
What we know about the assailants in the London terror attack

French President Emmanuel Macron said Wednesday that a third French victim has been identified among those killed in the London Bridge van-and-stabbing attack in London. The revelation meant perpetrators in all three of the terrorist outrages to hit the United Kingdom this year had been on the radar at some point. He changed, she said, when...

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  • Vladimir Putin Supports Qatar, A US Partner Criticized by Trump
Vladimir Putin Supports Qatar, A US Partner Criticized by Trump

Navy Capt. Jeff Davis, a Pentagon spokesman, says the USA continues to be grateful to the Qataris for their longstanding support of the American presence and enduring commitment to regional security. Sudan says it will not take sides in the diplomatic crisis in the Gulf amid calls from Sudanese lawmakers to back Qatar, its oil-rich ally, against Sa...

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  • Still Scratching Head Over Trump's 'covfefe' Tweet? White House Has An Explanation!
Still Scratching Head Over Trump's 'covfefe' Tweet? White House Has An Explanation!

Trump later poked fun at the presumed typo , tweeting "Who can figure out the true meaning of "covfefe"??? ". Wags around the world weighed in with biting sarcasm, and #covfefe quickly became the top trending item on Twitter . Since Trump coined the new term " covfefe ", social media has erupted with hilarious reactions. Dozens of definition...

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  • Donald Trump undercuts his own aides with travel ban tweets
Donald Trump undercuts his own aides with travel ban tweets

In a series of Monday morning tweets , Trump says the Justice Department "should have stayed" with his first executive order aimed at temporarily halting entry to the US from a half-dozen Muslim majority countries . Government lawyers have sought to persuade judges that they should not consider the president's statements but instead limit their ...

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  • TTV Dinakaran reaches Chennai, Supporters gather outside his residence
TTV Dinakaran reaches Chennai, Supporters gather outside his residence

She told me to wait and watch for two more months. "Ten (MLAs) are openly supporting Dinakaran". Asked if action can be expected against Jayakumar for breach of party discipline, he said, "for sure, that information will come". He reiterated that none "except Sasikala, had the power to remove him from the post of deputy general secretary". The mi...

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  • Phil Murphy wins Democratic nomination in New Jersey governor's race primaries
Phil Murphy wins Democratic nomination in New Jersey governor's race primaries

Murphy , a Middletown resident who served as Barack Obama's ambassador to Germany after chairing the Democratic National Committee's finance arm, loaned his campaign more than $16 million. During his victory speech, Murphy echoed a theme from Bernie Sander's presidential campaign that the rich need to pay more, "To make sure there is more opportuni...

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  • Israeli panel discusses plans for settlement expansion
Israeli panel discusses plans for settlement expansion

Donald Trump became the latest, opining that the danger Iran poses to Saudi Arabia, Jordan and other Arab states makes a strong case for making peace. The war and Israel's ensuing land seizure displaced hundreds of thousands of Palestinians and Syrians. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu pledged to re-house them at a new site in the West Bank .

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  • Police arrest man in London Bridge attack investigation
Police arrest man in London Bridge attack investigation

During the attack, seven people were killed and dozens more were wounded. The source said Zaghba's Italian mother lives in the northern Italian city of Bologna, confirming a report on the website of newspaper Corriere della Sera . Armed police reacted swiftly, killing the attackers within eight minutes with 50 shots. After a brief pause, ele...

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  • Trump says pulling out of Paris climate accord best for US
Trump says pulling out of Paris climate accord best for US

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke said Wednesday in Alaska that he had "yet to read what the actual Paris Agreement is", and would have to read it before weighing in. German Chancellor Angela Merkel. South Africa's government calls the US pullout "an abdication of global responsibility". In fact, he said, sea level rise caused by unchecked climate chan...

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  • Jury selection nearing end for Ohio cop's murder retrial
Jury selection nearing end for Ohio cop's murder retrial

Judge Leslie Ghiz expects the prosecution will call UC police officers Lt. Tim Barge, Philip Kidd and David Lindenschmidt, and a civilian witness. There are still almost 100 prospective jurors. Four alternates were also chosen: Two white men, a white woman and a black woman. Delivered at 11 a.m. Monday-Friday. Opening statements are set to begi...

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  • Last chance to make peace, Ghani warns Afghan Taliban
Last chance to make peace, Ghani warns Afghan Taliban

An Afghan official says a bomb planted in a rickshaw has killed at least seven people and wounded eight others. Underscoring the volatile situation, at least one rocket struck an Indian diplomatic compound in Kabul , as the delegations met a few blocks away.

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  • Kushner's Russian Federation ties are questioned
Kushner's Russian Federation ties are questioned

Kushner would speak "when the time is right", he said. President Donald Trump is assailing internal leaks as he considers an overhaul of his White House staff. "It's both normal, in my opinion, and acceptable", he said on ABC's "This Week" program. Trump may meet with Kasowitz as early as Sunday, and aides have recruited a series of prominent ...

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  • Trump to nominate Christopher Wray as Federal Bureau of Investigation director
Trump to nominate Christopher Wray as Federal Bureau of Investigation director

Wray has been a partner in the King & Spalding law firm in 2005 and works in their Atlanta, Washington and NY offices. Wray represented Christie during the so-called "Bridgegate" controversy, in which three Christie aides were convicted of closing lanes on the George Washington Bridge to punish a New Jersey mayor who had opposed the governor.

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  • Comey: Trump called Russia investigation
Comey: Trump called Russia investigation "cloud"

But the controversies and distractions in Washington continued to dog the president throughout the day. Comey, who is scheduled to appear before the Senate intelligence committee, will also tell lawmakers that he informed Trump that he was not personally under investigation.

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  • Mexico, US reach agreement on sugar trade
Mexico, US reach agreement on sugar trade

The original date to reach a new agreement was Monday, June 5, 2017, but Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross extended the deadline to Tuesday, June 6, 2017. United States sugar producers have protested the amount of cheap sugar pouring across the border, accusing Mexico of subsidizing its sugar industry, then dumping the excess product.

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  • Activist probing Ivanka Trump's brands in China arrested - rights group
Activist probing Ivanka Trump's brands in China arrested - rights group

He believes that the police are trying to protect this factory because it makes shoes for President Trump's daughter. Until now, neither the Chinese factory nor Ivanka Trump's representatives rushed to offer details related to the disappearance of those men.

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  • Duterte to extremists: No talks even if you kill hostages
Duterte to extremists: No talks even if you kill hostages

The military said 120 militants, 30 civilians and 38 soldiers and policemen have been killed in the sporadic fighting. "We warned the authorities that there is a risk of an outbreak of rabies". "They comprise 37 men and 1 woman", he said at the national police headquarters. Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana, in a press briefing in Marawi City,...

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  • Kabul: 20 killed in an attack during a protester's funeral
Kabul: 20 killed in an attack during a protester's funeral

Government Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah was at the funeral but was unharmed, while survivors said a series of explosions had ripped through the crowd, most of whom appeared to be linked to Abdullah's mainly Tajik Jamiat-e-Islami party.

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  • Trump urges Gulf unity in call with Saudi king
Trump urges Gulf unity in call with Saudi king

The official says Qatar has made progress in stopping financing for terrorist groups but has more work to do. The ministry put out a statement on social media Wednesday saying those found guilty could face three to 15 years in prison and fines starting from 500,000 dirhams ($136,000).

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  • Trump backs Saudi over Qatar row, then urges 'unity'
Trump backs Saudi over Qatar row, then urges 'unity'

An Iranian transportation official was quoted by media as saying on Tuesday that Qatari flights bound to North Africa and Europe that used to cross Saudi, Egyptian or Kuwaiti airspace can now travel over Iran , Iraq and Jordan. The diplomatic clamp down is seen as an indirect jab at Iran, and leaves non-Arab Muslims countries in an "uncomfortable ...

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  • Trump criticized for tweet on London mayor after bridge attacks
Trump criticized for tweet on London mayor after bridge attacks

Mr Trump accused Mr Khan of downplaying the attack by telling Londoners there was " no reason to be alarmed ". As many as three different incidents, one described as terror-related, were unfolding in London late Saturday, including a van crashing into a crowd at London Bridge and a series of stabbings reported at nearby Borough Market.

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  • White House won't say if Trump has confidence in AG Sessions
White House won't say if Trump has confidence in AG Sessions

The news of a rift between Trump and the attorney general comes just before former FBI Director James Comey will testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Thursday. Monday was another one of those days: a day in which the president of the United States woke up, grabbed his phone, and began to tweet out whatever was on his mind while h...

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  • Donald Trump lashes out at Sadiq Khan in latest Twitter rant
Donald Trump lashes out at Sadiq Khan in latest Twitter rant

Trump's executive order restricting entry to the U.S. from Iran, Yemen, Somalia, Sudan, Libya and Syria - a first version included Iraq - has been blocked by federal courts in Maryland and Hawaii. After the deadly attacks on Saturday, Khan said in an interview with BBC that while the " threat level remains at severe", Londoners need not to b...

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  • Home loans to become cheaper after RBI cuts provisions on individual loans
Home loans to become cheaper after RBI cuts provisions on individual loans

The risk weight for individual housing loans above Rs 75 lakh has been reduced to 50 per cent from the earlier 75 per cent, while for loans between Rs 30 and Rs 75 lakh, a single LTV ratio slab of up to 80 per cent has been introduced with a risk weight of 35 per cent.

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  • Turan quits Turkish national team after alleged attack
Turan quits Turkish national team after alleged attack

The incident reportedly occurred after the 30-year-old Turan was unhappy to see journalist Bilal Mese on the plane. The clash was related to reports in the news claiming there was rift between senior Turkish players and the Turkey Football Federation, as they are owed bonuses for reaching the Euro 2016.

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