• Update missing woman, Port Douglas
Update missing woman, Port Douglas

She became the focus of a public appeal after she was allegedly taken from her home and forced into a black Holden Commodore station wagon by a man about 2am on Wednesday. Dozens of police officers, dogs and a helicopter last night scoured nearby suburbs and dense mountain jungle for her alleged abductor. Acting Inspector Mick Gooiker said Ms Ham...

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  • Police make new arrests after London and Manchester terror attacks
Police make new arrests after London and Manchester terror attacks

Security patrols have been boosted throughout London . Uncle of the Pakistani-origin ringleader of the London Bridge terror attack has condemned the horrific massacre, saying he was ashamed of his nephew. His father, Joaquin Echeverria, said British authorities had previously not shared any information with them, but his son's employer, HSBC, ...

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  • PotCoin soars after ex-basketball star Rodman wears logo in North Korea
PotCoin soars after ex-basketball star Rodman wears logo in North Korea

Rodman is one of few people to have met both North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump . Warmbier has been in a coma for more than a year, since shortly after his last public appearance during his trial in Pyongyang in March 2016.

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  • 12 dead in London high-rise fire; Kids tossed out windows
12 dead in London high-rise fire; Kids tossed out windows

Firefighters rescued large numbers of people - some of them in their pyjamas - from the 43-year-old block, a low rent housing estate which overlooks upscale parts of the Kensington area. On her first full day of work, after being sworn in as an MP yesterday, she said she had visited several support centres set up for those affected by the blaze ...

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  • USA breaks with G7 on climate, development banks - statement
USA breaks with G7 on climate, development banks - statement

That came after Trump met the leaders of other G7 countries for their own summit in Italy. Hulot added: "Symbolically it is important that the USA remains in an environmentalist dynamic, even if it wants to maintain a degree of latitude on climate change and prefers a bilateral approach to a multilateral one on that issue".

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  • Sanders 'sickened,' shooter possibly linked to '16 campaign
Sanders 'sickened,' shooter possibly linked to '16 campaign

According to online police records, he was charged in 2006 with battery and aiding damage to a motor vehicle. Beginning in mid-2015, Hodgkinson began expressing support for Sanders' 2016 campaign, and federal records showed he donated $18 to the effort.

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  • United States refuse to sign G7 pledge on 'irreversible' Paris climate accord
United States refuse to sign G7 pledge on 'irreversible' Paris climate accord

Presenting the communique , Italy's environment minister, Gian Luca Galletti, called the Paris accord "irreversible, non-negotiable and the only instrument possible to combat climate change ". "It was very sad to see that the United States was relegated to a footnote on climate action", McKenna told reporters on Monday. President Bara...

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  • London tower block fire: Witnesses say 'no warning' was given
London tower block fire: Witnesses say 'no warning' was given

NHS England said 74 patients were treated in six hospitals across London . Commander Stuart Cundy said, "This is going to be a long and complex recovery operation and I do anticipate that the number of fatalities will sadly increase beyond those 12".

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  • Multiple People Shot During Congressional Baseball Practice
Multiple People Shot During Congressional Baseball Practice

The Alexandria Police Department tweeted that the "suspect is in custody" and "not a threat". Reps. Rod Blum and David Young and Sen. Lawmakers told reporters on the scene that everyone, including a young son of one of the members, ran for cover, jumping into dugouts and over fences to avoid the gunshots.

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  • USA intelligence contractor pleads not guilty to leaking charge
USA intelligence contractor pleads not guilty to leaking charge

She was arrested at her home in Augusta on Saturday. If Winner's prosecution becomes "this big thing where we're not going to tolerate leakers", Winner-Davis said , her daughter won't receive a fair trial. She's not a violent person. She is being charged by the federal government for "removing classified material from a government facility and...

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  • Growing frenzy outside court as Cosby deliberations wear on
Growing frenzy outside court as Cosby deliberations wear on

But they did not come up with a verdict after a long day in the jury room in Norristown, Pennsylvania. The first prosecutor to review the case in 2005 passed on it. She says the Temple basketball director immediately recanted, then said she could make a false accusation, win a lawsuit and use the money to go to school and open a business.

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  • Alexandria shooting: Here's everything we know so far
Alexandria shooting: Here's everything we know so far

Trump, a Republican, said Scalise, a Louisiana congressman, was "badly injured" but in stable condition. Some 25 to 30 Republican members of the House and Senate had gathered for an early morning practice a day before the annual charity congressional baseball game pitting Republicans against Democrats, said Representative Mo Brooks of Alabama.

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  • Top Republican wounded in US shooting
Top Republican wounded in US shooting

In an earlier statement, Mr Trump said: "We are deeply saddened by this tragedy". The Capitol Police officers, members of Rep. Scalise's security detail, immediately returned fire. "The Capitol Police force is our "thin blue line" on Capitol Hill ". "Had they not been there, it would've been a massacre... You are completely helpless, (having...

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  • Sessions heatedly denies improper Russia contacts
Sessions heatedly denies improper Russia contacts

US Attorney General Jeff Sessions Tuesday vehemently denied any collusion with Russian Federation to tilt last year's election in Donald Trump's favor, branding the suggestion an "appalling and detestable lie ". There are none, Sen. Sessions insisted that he didn't want to be rushed during his questioning, because he didn't want to be late...

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  • President Trump not expected to try to block Comey testimony, aides say
President Trump not expected to try to block Comey testimony, aides say

Assuming the oft-impulsive president doesn't change his mind, the report would seem to quash earlier caginess on the part of Kellyanne Conway and Sean Spicer regarding the issue. v. Nixon that executive privilege can only be invoked in certain circumstances, such as when a president is trying to protect national security or confidential advic...

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  • 24-story tower engulfed in London; officials fear collapse
24-story tower engulfed in London; officials fear collapse

Others waved towels and clothing as the blaze tore through the building. "Chunks of the building are falling off in flames", she said, adding there is a "massive" swathe of fire across the side of the building. Someone's got to be held responsible for this. Writer Tim Downie, who lives close to the scene, said: 'It's horrendous. "People were ...

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  • Ayatollah: Terrorist US Destabilized Middle East
Ayatollah: Terrorist US Destabilized Middle East

United States is a "terrorist country" so no chance of normalising ties, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei says. Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Monday called the U.S. They have problems with the existence of Islamic Republic of Iran... Following Iran's Islamic revolution in 1979, both countries discontinued diplomatic...

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  • Who is Steve Scalise, GOP congressman injured in Virginia shooting
Who is Steve Scalise, GOP congressman injured in Virginia shooting

At least five people people including a top Republican congressman were wounded in a Washington suburb early Wednesday morning when a shooting erupted as they practiced for an annual baseball game between lawmakers. The shooting "went on for quite a while", she said. President Trump issued a statement: "Vice President and I are aware of t...

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  • Residents being evacuated from burning building
Residents being evacuated from burning building

Firefighters are battling a huge blaze at a west London high-rise block that houses more than 100 apartments. She added: "I could see people from all angles, banging and screaming for help". Facebook activated its safety check feature during the incident. The London Ambulance Service said it had taken more than 50 patients to five differ...

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  • Congressional Baseball Shooting: Florida Rep. Says Shooter Asked Party Affiliation
Congressional Baseball Shooting: Florida Rep. Says Shooter Asked Party Affiliation

But when he saw on TV that Scalise and others had been shot, he instantly recalled the unusual conversation. DeSantis said colleagues told him how fortunate he was to have left when he did. The shooter was taken down by the wounded officers and taken into custody. Roger Williams , and at least two Capitol Police officer. DeSantis said he was in ...

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  • Attorney General Jeff Sessions talks spy fiction at Senate hearing
Attorney General Jeff Sessions talks spy fiction at Senate hearing

Attorney General Jeff Sessions testifies during a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on Capitol Hill on Tuesday. But the attorney general told the senate he "did not remember that, but I understand that he was there". "I was your colleague in this body for 20 years, and the suggestion that I participated in any collusion or that I was aware ...

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  • Vladimir Putin Critic Alexei Navalny Detained Ahead Of Nationwide Anti-Kremlin Protests
Vladimir Putin Critic Alexei Navalny Detained Ahead Of Nationwide Anti-Kremlin Protests

Moscow officials had agreed to allow Navalny's rally, but late Sunday, he called for a different location, saying official interference had prevented contractors from erecting a stage at the agreed-upon venue. A video posted in March accuses Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev of accumulating a vast private fortune. It poses the biggest di...

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  • Injured congressman in critical condition after surgery
Injured congressman in critical condition after surgery

Hodgkinson. Scalise's office issued a statement saying the congressman was undergoing surgery but was in stable condition. No police were present when then-U.S. He said he was preparing to leave the baseball field when a man politely asked him whether it was a Democratic or Republican team before quietly walking off.

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  • Netanyahu insists Israel retain Jordan valley military control
Netanyahu insists Israel retain Jordan valley military control

However, Israel learned that the Arabs could be a serious foe and in 1978 agreed to negotiate peace with Egypt and to talk peace with Syria. Additionally, Saeb Erekat, the secretary general of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO), said that, to the Palestinians, the Israeli occupation means "50 years of oppression, subjugation and daily ...

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  • White House Torn Over Mueller's Role As Pressure Grows
White House Torn Over Mueller's Role As Pressure Grows

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein noted during a Senate hearing Tuesday that he, and not Attorney General Jeff SessionsJeff SessionsWhite House: Trump "has no intention" to fire Mueller Sessions decries "detestable lie" Despite drama and innuendo, Sessions hearing goes nowhere MORE, was the one with authority to hire and fire Muelle...

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  • 6 killed, dozens injured in massive London high-rise blaze
6 killed, dozens injured in massive London high-rise blaze

People who live nearby were evacuated, some carrying pets in their arms as they left. "I sat there watching my house burn down and watching people cry for help who couldn't come down", she said . PM: After residents say they were offered advice to stay in their apartments in event of a fire breaking out, Sadiq Khan , the Mayor of London , ...

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  • Mandsaur violence: Deceased farmers' kin request CM Chouhan to end fast
Mandsaur violence: Deceased farmers' kin request CM Chouhan to end fast

Chouhan also announced that everyone involved in the killing of farmers will be severely punished. He assured that the state government will buy farm produce and give profitable prices to farmers. "Any purchase of farm produce below the MSP declared by the Centre would be considered a criminal act in MP", Mr. Chouhan told a gathering at BHEL's ...

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  • India waiting with open arms for German investments: Modi
India waiting with open arms for German investments: Modi

Modi will then be received by Putin at the Konstantin Palace, a sprawling regal complex that is also the Russian president's official residence where he hosts world leaders. Petersburg, as part of his four-nation tour, the officials from both the sides have begun to iron out details and language of possible bilateral agreement for building Unit 5...

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  • Democrats Fuming Over Sessions' Refusal to Answer Questions
Democrats Fuming Over Sessions' Refusal to Answer Questions

In his dramatic appearance before former colleagues, Sessions contradicted former FBI Director James Comey's testimony from last week. The White House, which was slow to say whether President Trump has confidence in Sessions , finally confirmed at the end of last week that the president does have confidence in the country's top law enf...

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  • Trump 'considering firing special counsel'
Trump 'considering firing special counsel'

Her tweet, late Tuesday, ended a day in which the White House said the president has "no intention" of firing Mueller. Trump can't directly fire Mueller, but could ask Rosenstein to fire him. Bush's press secretary, again highlighted the issue of Mueller's probe being handled by attorneys who have donated mostly to Democrats, a message that Dona...

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  • Mueller investigating Trump for obstruction of justice, Washington Post reports
Mueller investigating Trump for obstruction of justice, Washington Post reports

In another extension of the investigation, Mueller's team is also looking into whether Trump's associates committed any financial crimes. The obstruction of justice investigation into the president began days after Comey was sacked on May 9, according to people familiar with the matter.

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  • Nicola Sturgeon rules out 'rash decisions' on indyref2 after major SNP losses
Nicola Sturgeon rules out 'rash decisions' on indyref2 after major SNP losses

The night saw damaging losses for the SNP, which saw the Tories make gains north of the border despite the disastrous result for Theresa May. After Prime Minister Theresa May called a snap election, the Conservatives, Labour and the Liberal Democrats focused their campaigns in Scotland on preserving the 300-year old union.

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  • Lady Brexit meets Monsieur Europe: May, Macron to have talks
Lady Brexit meets Monsieur Europe: May, Macron to have talks

That match was played despite France being in a state of shock in the wake of the terror attacks that struck Paris just four days earlier. According to the retailer, the proposals are all resulting from a collective reflection with the French citizens.

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  • Rod Rosenstein: There's No Reason To Fire Special Counsel Mueller
Rod Rosenstein: There's No Reason To Fire Special Counsel Mueller

Even so, Gingrich said, Trump won't seek to dismiss Mueller because he's confident the probe will conclude he's done nothing wrong. That decision would fall to Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who testified Tuesday in a Senate budget hearing that he would only fire Mueller for good cause and has seen no evidence of that.

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  • House Majority Whip Steve Scalise shot at Republican baseball practice in Virginia
House Majority Whip Steve Scalise shot at Republican baseball practice in Virginia

DeSantis said by phone that as he was getting into the vehicle with his colleague Republican Rep. Jeff Duncan of SC when the suspect approached them and asked whether it was Democrats or Republicans who were practicing. "It was just a little odd". "Had Steve not come to practice this morning, you would not have had any security there at all, and ...

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