• Portugal and Mexico draw 2-2 in Confederations Cup
Portugal and Mexico draw 2-2 in Confederations Cup

Portugal , the defending European champions, play Mexico on Sunday in their Group A opener in the eight-nation competition that serves as a warm-up for next year's World Cup in Russian Federation. Ronaldo played well and made the first goal but did not score. The team said that he couldn't go because he was receiving post-game treatment, althou...

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  • Alleged avocado thieves made off with some serious green - $300000
Alleged avocado thieves made off with some serious green - $300000

Three men were arrested Wednesday on suspicion of grand theft of vegetables and fruit, the Ventura County Star reported Friday. Thirty-eight-year-old Joseph Valenzuela , 28-year-old Carlos Chavez and 30-year-old Rahim Leblanc were each charged with grand theft of fruit and were being held in jail on bail of $250,000 each.

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  • U.S. allies determined to sidestep Trump on climate
U.S. allies determined to sidestep Trump on climate

At the G7, Minister McKenna joined France , Germany, Italy , Japan , the United Kingdom, and the European Union in reaffirming Canada's steadfast commitment to the swift and effective implementation of the Paris Agreement , which is the global instrument for effectively and urgently tackling climate change.

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  • Led anti-ISIS coalition can not confirm Russian report on Baghdadi
Led anti-ISIS coalition can not confirm Russian report on Baghdadi

This is not the first time that Baghdadi has been reported dead, however. Forces opposed to IS have been closing in on Raqqa in recent weeks. Russian Federation supports the Syrian government of President Bashar al-Assad, which is fighting against Islamic State fighters, one front in a multi-sided civil war.

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  • Trump mulling firing special counsel on Russia Robert Mueller
Trump mulling firing special counsel on Russia Robert Mueller

He told senators during a committee hearing that there would have to be "good cause" for Mueller to be removed from his role. The president, therefore, would have to direct Rosenstein to fire Mueller - or, somewhat more extravagantly, Trump could order the special-counsel regulations repealed and then fire Mueller himself.

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  • Trump tweet confirms he's being probed by prosecutor
Trump tweet confirms he's being probed by prosecutor

A slight majority of respondents did not approve of Trump's decision to fire former FBI director James Comey , though the poll also indicated a lack of confidence regarding the independent investigation being led by special counsel Robert Mueller .

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  • The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh lead minute's silence from Buckingham Palace
The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh lead minute's silence from Buckingham Palace

The Queen has hailed the United Kingdom for being "resolute in the face of adversity" after three terror attacks and the Grenfell Tower fire. Emergency workers have reached the top of the 24-story tower. Many have blamed the fire's fast spread on the exterior cladding used in the building's recent £10 million refurbishment. Queen Elizabeth II ...

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  • Could Trump's
Could Trump's "witch hunt" tweet come back to haunt him?

The memo included stinging criticism of the FBI director's handling of the investigation of Hillary Clinton's email. Although the President has the power to remove an Federal Bureau of Investigation director, the decision should not be taken lightly.

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  • Led coalition shoots down Syrian warplane
Led coalition shoots down Syrian warplane

Al Waleed is close to Tanf, a strategic Syrian border crossing with Iraq on the Baghdad-Damascus highway, where US forces have assisted Syrian rebels trying to recapture territory from IS. As the attack unfolded, the USA military used a deconfliction channel to communicate with the Syrian government to stop the skirmish, according to the Pentagon ...

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  • London vehicle hits pedestrians, police say 'number of casualties'
London vehicle hits pedestrians, police say 'number of casualties'

One person was in custody and the investigation was ongoing, police said. The London Ambulance service is responding to the incident. The story, London van "swerved" to hit pedestrians in Finsbury Park: reports , first appeared in the Sydney Morning Herald .

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  • Greece to get 'more clarity' about debt deal
Greece to get 'more clarity' about debt deal

As well as securing 8.5 billion euros ($9.5 billion) in bailout funds, which will help Greece meet a big summer repayment, Tsakalotos won a promise on future measures to ease the country's debt burden and possible IMF financial involvement in the coming year.

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  • Russian Federation will be prepared to face New Zealand
Russian Federation will be prepared to face New Zealand

President Vladimir Putin will attend Saturday's Group A opener in Saint Petersburg's Krestovsky Stadium between Russian Federation and Oceania champions New Zealand . Russia, on the other hand, will use a 3-5-2 formation with Georgy Dzhikya, Viktor Vasin and Fedor Kudryashov as the back three while the midfield is composed Aleksandr Samed...

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  • Aleksandar Mitrovic denies Wales after Aaron Ramsey hits spot against Serbia
Aleksandar Mitrovic denies Wales after Aaron Ramsey hits spot against Serbia

Wales take on Austria at home in their next fixture, while Ireland travel to Georgia and Serbia take on Moldova. Although Wales's winless run goes on without suspended star man Gareth Bale , it will surely ruefully reflect on the opportunities passed up in four consecutive draws prior to visiting Belgrade - rather than a hard-fought point h...

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  • Deputy attorney general says he sees no reason to fire special counsel
Deputy attorney general says he sees no reason to fire special counsel

Even the House intelligence committee - which was nearly derailed by a partisan split and has been slowed by a decision by its chairman, Devin Nunes, not to completely step aside from the probe - took critical steps this week. Look who he is hiring.check fec reports. The idea that the investigation is illegitimate and politically motivated has be...

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  • London fire singes British politics, death toll expected to rise to 80
London fire singes British politics, death toll expected to rise to 80

The decision prompted fury among local residents, one of whom reportedly told Jeremy Corbyn , who also visited the scene, Ms May was "s***", adding: " Theresa May was here but she didn't speak to any of us". Building and Construction Minister Nick Smith said the building code was amended in January to restrict the use of combustible cladding in b...

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  • US Senate votes near unanimously for Russia, Iran sanctions
US Senate votes near unanimously for Russia, Iran sanctions

Additionally, the sanctions include a provision that prevents President Trump from lifting sanctions against Russian Federation without the consent of Congress. Testifying this week on Capitol Hill , Secretary of State Rex Tillerson acknowledged the need to take action against Russian Federation but warned against measures that would cut off d...

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  • Death toll in London residential building fire rises to 30
Death toll in London residential building fire rises to 30

Sajid Javid said there would be immediate action following the early conclusions from an investigative report into the blaze which has left at least 17 people dead. One woman outside the town hall told the BBC that the council's response to the emergency had been "chaotic". "I do sense the anger", Conservative lawmaker Andrea Leadsom said as sh...

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  • NoKor: US student freed on humanitarian grounds
NoKor: US student freed on humanitarian grounds

He was alleged to have stolen a propaganda and was charged with committing "crimes against the state". The U.S. says North Korea is using detained Americans as political pawns, while Pyongyang has accused Washington and Seoul of sending spies to overthrow the regime.

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  • 58 people feared dead in London tower fire: United Kingdom police
58 people feared dead in London tower fire: United Kingdom police

London police said 58 people who were in the Grenfell Tower apartment building fire are still missing and presumed to be dead, according to an update issued on Saturday, reported by the AP and other news outlets. Earlier the police figured the death toll at 30. Commander Stuart Cundy, of the Metropolitan Police, said that number "may increase"...

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  • Egyptian court recommends death penalty for 30 over assassination of prosecutor
Egyptian court recommends death penalty for 30 over assassination of prosecutor

Egypt blamed the Islamist group Muslim Brotherhood "in coordination" with Gaza-based Hamas militants for the attack, though both have denied involvement. The definitive verdict is scheduled for July 22. The Interior Ministry released a video a year ago showing several young men, believed to be the defendants, admitting that they indeed joined...

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  • Congressional Baseball Players to Wear Colors of Scalise's Favorite Team
Congressional Baseball Players to Wear Colors of Scalise's Favorite Team

Scalise had surgery on Thursday that a MedStar Washington Hospital Center statement said was related to his internal injuries and a broken bone in his leg. "It's even more important to be here today to show unity", he said, as Rep. Claudia Tenney, R-N.Y., walked by, prompting Crist to sling his arm around her.

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  • British PM Theresa May To Meet Fire Survivors In Downing Street Residence
British PM Theresa May To Meet Fire Survivors In Downing Street Residence

A scuffle broke out . One demonstrator held a placard, which said simply: "I'm livid". "The tower block is more strong and stable than that woman's government". "I can also announce that NHS London will provide specialist long-term bereavement support for the families who have lost loved ones, and immediate psychological support is being pro...

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  • Grim search at London blaze site continues as anger mounts
Grim search at London blaze site continues as anger mounts

As the evening drew on, locals made preparations for Ramadan: Many of the tower's inhabitants were Muslim, and locals were keen to make sure they could break their fast in company, that they were well looked-after. However, Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson took to Facebook to attack Labour politicians for "political game playing", defending his re...

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  • All airlines ban TDP unruly MP Diwakar Reddy, he refuses to apologise
All airlines ban TDP unruly MP Diwakar Reddy, he refuses to apologise

I said we have a third umpire called the CCTV cameras and we don't have to take anybody's words for it. To reporters' query on whether he helped Reddy, Raju said, "He (Reddy) came and told me that I have been waiting for one hour". When contacted by Express, he refused to speak. But the incident captured on the CCTV was flashed in TV Channels a...

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  • Ajax promote Keizer to head coach
Ajax promote Keizer to head coach

I had set myself up to get a good result in the Jupiler League next season with Jong Ajax , but in football, it may suddenly be different. Keizer added: "This is a great opportunity which I will seize with both hands". Keizer is now head coach of Jong Ajax (Young Ajax ), the powerful club's second team which shot to second place in this y...

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  • London police: 58 people assumed dead in Grenfell Tower fire
London police: 58 people assumed dead in Grenfell Tower fire

The protesters barged their way through an automatic door and sought to gain entry to an upper floor. A scuffle broke out . Demonstrators pushed their way through an automatic door shouting 'We want justice!' and 'Killers!' as they clashed with security guards in the lobby.

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  • Protesters storm local town hall after deadly London fire
Protesters storm local town hall after deadly London fire

However, according to Britain's Press Association , up to 70 people, in addition to those who are confirmed dead, are still missing. Metropolitan Police said family liaison officers have been deployed to support 52 families of residents who died, were injured or were reported missing.

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  • Jury deadlocks in Bill Cosby's criminal trial
Jury deadlocks in Bill Cosby's criminal trial

During their deliberations, jurors asked to revisit almost every key piece of evidence from the trial. "I personally can not thank Andrea Constand enough", she said. She then added with a small laugh, "We'll dip him in the water". Prosecutors suggested he drugged her with something stronger. But Steele said it was no accident that some of Const...

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  • Scalise Still in Critical Condition, Improving After Second Surgery
Scalise Still in Critical Condition, Improving After Second Surgery

Officer David Bailey recovered enough to throw the first pitch at Thursday's Congressional Baseball Game. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). A sign in the crowd proclaimed "ONE FAMILY" and the announcer's mention of Mr Scalise , the House majority whip who was critically wounded in the attack, brought the masses to their feet.

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  • NORC poll: Just 1 in 5 support Trump's move to fire Comey
NORC poll: Just 1 in 5 support Trump's move to fire Comey

Comey told Congress last week that he leaked his memos of his conversations Trump to a friend after a tweet by the president suggested he may have taped the conversations. Still, Comey's testimony did little to affect Trump's approval rating. And Trump's Republican base remains firmly on his side. Mr Comey had testified he was "sure" Mr Mue...

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  • Lawmakers criticize Trump's tweets about Russian Federation investigation
Lawmakers criticize Trump's tweets about Russian Federation investigation

Trump may have been referring to Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein , who wrote a highly critical memo about Comey last month. It's clear that both Rosenstein and the Trump White House are feeling the heat of the investigation with the deputy attorney general releasing a statement late Thursday telling the public to be skeptical when the...

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  • Knives coming out: Trump fans float the idea of firing investigator Mueller
Knives coming out: Trump fans float the idea of firing investigator Mueller

Ryan told reporters Tuesday: "The best advice would be to let Robert Mueller do his job". Doubt, however, has been cast on that explanation because of cryptic testimony from former FBI Director James Comey last week. Trump's interactions. Ruddy later confirmed that he and the president hadn't discussed the matter personally. Deputy Attorn...

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  • Trump again lashes out at Russian Federation probe, says he is being investigated
Trump again lashes out at Russian Federation probe, says he is being investigated

The investigation began soon after the dismissal in May of the director of the FBI, James Comey , who was conducting an investigation into alleged links between the members of Trump's election headquarters and Russian Federation. Robert Mueller's investigation enjoys some independence from the Justice Department bureaucracy. Regardless of the...

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  • Possible Assassination List of GOP Lawmakers Found on Scalise Shooter's Body
Possible Assassination List of GOP Lawmakers Found on Scalise Shooter's Body

Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul said "it would have been a massacre" without Capitol Hill Police. The FBI has also found a cell phone, computer and a camera in a white van that they say he's been living - he had been living in since March. This 1992 photo provided by the St. Clair County. "How dare they?" retorted Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi, pointing t...

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  • Newt Gingrich Now Says the President
Newt Gingrich Now Says the President "Technically" Can't Even Obstruct Justice

After all, he was speaker when the House impeached Bill Clinton for, among other things, obstruction of justice . The former speaker tweeted Thursday that Mueller was 'clearly the tip of the deep state spear aimed at destroying or undermining and crippling the Trump presidency'.

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