• Bodies of 7 US Sailors Found in Damaged Part of USS Fitzgerald
Bodies of 7 US Sailors Found in Damaged Part of USS Fitzgerald

Bryce Benson - were medically evacuated from the scene and a massive search was conducted involving USA and Japanese ships and aircraft to locate the seven sailors who remained unaccounted for. Most of the 300 crew were asleep in their berths at the time. There were 285 crew onboard. Benson took command of the Fitzgerald on May 13. "This...

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  • Rout by Macron's party expected in French parliament vote
Rout by Macron's party expected in French parliament vote

While French voters have handed past presidents large majorities in parliament, what's different this time is that Macron's party is splitting - and therefore weakening - the opposition. To win a seat outright in the first round of voting, candidates had to win more than half of the votes, which must account for at least a quarter of the registered...

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  • Macron casts ballot in French parliamentary vote
Macron casts ballot in French parliamentary vote

The Socialists, who ruled the nation before Macron's independent presidential victory in May, were decimated and only won six percent of the vote. While Melenchon is known for bold talk, his words underscored worry about an eventual all-powerful Macron who, Melenchon said, "is going to end up believing he walks on water".

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  • Authorities say 25 killed in airstrike at Yemen farm
Authorities say 25 killed in airstrike at Yemen farm

The location was close to the frontline and rescue workers could not reach the area immediately due to fears of a follow-up artillery strike, according to the official. The coalition carried out an attack on the rebel-held capital Sanaa in October 2016 which targeted a gathering of mourners at a funeral ceremony, killing more than 140 people.

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  • Scotland will be independent by 2025, Nicola Sturgeon believes
Scotland will be independent by 2025, Nicola Sturgeon believes

Ms Sturgeon said her timetable for holding a second vote on Scottish independence is "as it's always been", having previously said it would be between autumn 2018 and spring 2019. She said: "The point of principle for me is the end of the process". It has raised the prospect that the Labour leader could be handed the keys to No 10 by a coalitio...

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  • Uncertainty over Islamic State leader's fate after airstrike
Uncertainty over Islamic State leader's fate after airstrike

The Russian army said earlier that it hit IS leaders in an airstrike in Syria last month and was seeking to verify whether IS chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi had been killed. If confirmed, it would mark a major military and propaganda success for Russian Federation, which has conducted a military campaign in support of Syrian President Bashar Ass...

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  • Trump acknowledges he is under investigation in Russia probe
Trump acknowledges he is under investigation in Russia probe

Rosenstein isn't investigating the President, but he did appoint Special Counsel Robert Mueller to look into Russia's role in the 2016 presidential election , which includes investigating alleged collusion between Trump campaign officials and the Kremlin.

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  • Conte agent in Chelsea contract talks with 'hopeful' deadline set for
Conte agent in Chelsea contract talks with 'hopeful' deadline set for

In addition to that, Conte wants further control over his coaching staff following the departure of Steve Holland and extended power of the club's youth academy, two suggestions that have been rebuffed by the board according to reports .

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  • Trump financial disclosures show Mar-a-Lago business boom
Trump financial disclosures show Mar-a-Lago business boom

Trump's luxury hotel near the White House, which held its grand opening in October, reported $19.6 million in hotel-related income. Over $ 37 million of his income came from Mar-a-Lago, and another $20 million rolled in from the Trump National Golf Club.

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  • At least 58 presumed dead in London Grenfell fire
At least 58 presumed dead in London Grenfell fire

The council said it planned to rehouse residents of Grenfell Tower "as locally as we can". Cundy said police would consider criminal prosecutions if there is evidence of wrongdoing and the police investigation would include scrutiny of the renovation project.

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  • Seven missing after US destroyer collision off Japan
Seven missing after US destroyer collision off Japan

The fleet's commander, Vice Admiral Joseph P Aucoin, was on the pier together with many family members when the ship arrived, it said. It was questioning crew members of the ACX Crystal , which is operated by the Japanese shipping company Nippon Yusen KK, and is treating the incident as a case of possible professional negligence, said Masayuki O...

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  • Senate OKs sanctions bill to punish Russia
Senate OKs sanctions bill to punish Russia

The US Senate voted overwhelmingly on Wednesday to tighten sanctions on Russian Federation and prevent President Donald Trump from being able to unilaterally ease sanctions absent congressional approval. Only Sens. Bernie Sanders and Rand Paul voted against it. Bob Corker (R-TN), the Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, who noted...

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  • Killing of civilians in IOK denounced
Killing of civilians in IOK denounced

Confusing situation prevailed in Kashmir today as some parts were shut, others restricted by authorities and the rest remained open and normal. Damaged houses at Arwani village of Anantnag district on Saturday. Meanwhile, dozens of people were injured after Indian Army and police personnel vandalized Turkewangam village in Shopian district last n...

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  • EU, Britain to kick off Brexit talks on June 19
EU, Britain to kick off Brexit talks on June 19

Even with a deal nearing to secure her government's survival, May is so weakened that her Brexit strategy has become the subject of public debate inside her own party, with two former prime ministers urging her to soften her approach. "Party interest or national interest?" May faces a hard balancing act. "Obviously it's not great that things ar...

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  • Russia eases to 2-0 Confederations Cup win over New Zealand
Russia eases to 2-0 Confederations Cup win over New Zealand

Russian Federation has vast experience of hosting such events. The hosts now take on Portugal on Wednesday, with Fernando Santos' men taking on Mexico in their Group A opener on Sunday. Played out under the warm St Petersburg sun, the afternoon began with a colourful and entertaining opening ceremony featuring a cast of 12 dancers and mor...

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  • Protests erupt over London fire response
Protests erupt over London fire response

Kensington and Chelsea Town Hall became another flashpoint on Friday with protesters storming the building, accusing authorities of ignoring them and of forcing low-income families to live in sub-standard housing. In a statement, Mrs May said: "The individual stories I heard this morning at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital were horrific". But we ma...

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  • Lawyer says Trump not under investigation
Lawyer says Trump not under investigation

When Wallace said Sekulow did not appear to know whether Trump is under investigation for obstruction of justice, Sekulow sarcastically suggested that he had not been informed that special prosecutor Robert Mueller was investigating the president.

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  • Wife Of Alexandria Gunman: 'I Can't Believe He Did This'
Wife Of Alexandria Gunman: 'I Can't Believe He Did This'

Hodgkinson also "liked" a cartoon suggesting Rep. Steve Scalise (R-Louisiana) should be fired. Mr Steve Scalise, the third-ranking Republican in the House of Representatives, was in critical condition after surgery for a bullet wound to the hip.

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  • Philippine forces face ferocious IS fighters: president
Philippine forces face ferocious IS fighters: president

Duterte had not attended any public event since last Sunday, with his spokesmen saying the president was exhausted and resting. The Inquirer , a Philippines newspaper, says Duterte was last seen visiting wounded soldiers in Cagayan de Oro, a city near the fighting in the Mindanao region.

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  • Portuguese radio says 25 people killed in forest fires
Portuguese radio says 25 people killed in forest fires

Three victims are also thought to have died from smoke inhalation near a graveyard. In a statement , the Secretary-General said he spoke earlier today with the President of Portugal , Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, and with the Prime Minister, António Costa , expressing his "deep sadness".

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  • Milwaukee Sheriff Clarke rejects Homeland Security position
Milwaukee Sheriff Clarke rejects Homeland Security position

Clarke won't be joining the Trump administration as an assistant secretary in the Department of Homeland Security. Mr. Peterson said that Mr. Clarke met with the president on Tuesday to discuss other roles - both inside and outside the government - that the sheriff might consider to help carry out Mr.

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  • Sublime Fakhar leads Pakistan to 338-4 in final
Sublime Fakhar leads Pakistan to 338-4 in final

Amir (three wickets for 16 runs), still winning his sport over again after his criminal role in the 2010 spot-fixing saga enacted seven years ago and just a handful of miles away at Lord's, then reduced India to 33 for three - a perilous situation from which the overwhelming favourites were unable to recover, despite some astounding hitting from ...

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  • North Korea: US officials seized diplomatic package at JFK
North Korea: US officials seized diplomatic package at JFK

A spokesman for North Korea's Foreign Ministry characterized the confiscation as a "an illegal and heinous act of provocation", adding that his country's diplomats were "literally mugged" upon entering the United States. "Diplomats of a sovereign state are being robbed of a diplomatic package in the middle of NY where the headquarters of the United...

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  • Brits Are Upset With The Prime Minister's Response To The London Fire
Brits Are Upset With The Prime Minister's Response To The London Fire

Mrs May, already under pressure after a botched snap election, is facing widespread criticism for her response to the blaze. After meeting residents, victims and community leaders affected by the fire, she pledged 5 million pounds ($6.39 million) of support, housing guarantees and help with access to bank accounts and cash.

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  • Chile beats Cameroon 2-0 as video reviews draw controversy
Chile beats Cameroon 2-0 as video reviews draw controversy

Chile will rely heavily on Arsenal striker Alexis Sanchez and Bayern Munich superstar Arturo Vidal . Chile believed they had broken the deadlock moments before the interval as Vidal's smart pass was finished expertly by Vargas only for the Video Assistant Referee to rule it as an offside.

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  • London highrise fire: 58 missing, presumed dead, police say
London highrise fire: 58 missing, presumed dead, police say

They said: "We naturally welcome funds for those in need, though this does show once more the tendency to sideline residents' views". Hundreds of protesters also marched on Whitehall, central London , to voice their frustration at the Government's response to the fire , which ripped through the tower block in north Kensington on Wednesday m...

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  • Democrats and Republicans unite in a touching dedication to Steve Scalise
Democrats and Republicans unite in a touching dedication to Steve Scalise

Scalise is sedated, but the husband and father of two has been able to respond to his doctors and family. Hundreds of bullet fragments remain in his body. A huge ovation came from the crowd, which swelled to a record 24,959, when Special Agent David Bailey, one of the Capitol Police officers injured in the attack on Republicans at their practice in...

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  • British PM to meet fire survivors in Downing St
British PM to meet fire survivors in Downing St

Protest organisers were encouraging the crowd to remain in place until the council leaders pledged an independent investigation and rehousing for all those affected. Residents feel they have not been listened to after claiming to have made repeated warnings about the fire risk of Grenfell Tower . "How did they allow this tragedy to happen when i...

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  • Scalise undergoes more surgery after Virginia shooting
Scalise undergoes more surgery after Virginia shooting

The hospital said Scalise underwent another surgery Saturday to treat the gunshot wound. The Louisiana Republican and House majority whip is "more responsive, and is speaking with his loved ones", according to a statement posted on his Twitter account.

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  • On Day 5 of jury talks, Cosby thanks fans and supporters
On Day 5 of jury talks, Cosby thanks fans and supporters

Since the prosecution and defense teams rested their cases last Friday and Monday respectively, the jury has revisited several moments from the trial, including quotes from Cosby's deposition about his encounter with Constand and her original police report to police in Canada in January 2005.

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  • London tower fire: 58 people missing presumed dead, say police
London tower fire: 58 people missing presumed dead, say police

British authorities are launching a criminal investigation into the London apartment building fire - as the death toll from the blaze has almost doubled, to 30. Fire safety experts believe that cladding used on the building's exterior may have fuelled the blaze. Help will be given to residents who do not have bank accounts.

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  • Tim Hague, UFC fighter turned boxer, dies at 33
Tim Hague, UFC fighter turned boxer, dies at 33

Video from the fight showed Hague going in with a right, when Braidwood delivered a right jab and then a left jab to the head, causing Hague to go down to the canvas. Other reports stated he was brain dead. "Our thoughts and prayers are with Tim and his family", Reid said at the conclusion of the statement. In the 22 months prior to the Braidwood...

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  • Mohammad Hafeez: Champions Trophy triumph is for all of Pakistan
Mohammad Hafeez: Champions Trophy triumph is for all of Pakistan

In openers Shikhar Dhawan (317 runs) and Rohit Sharma (304 runs), India have the tournament's top two run-getters, while skipper Virat Kohli isn't that far behind with 253. Hasan Ali , un-Pakistani-esque in his line-and-length bowling style but someone who ran in with characteristic aggression, took three to make sure India could not rebu...

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  • Trump's United Kingdom visit should be cancelled, says London Mayor Sadiq Khan
Trump's United Kingdom visit should be cancelled, says London Mayor Sadiq Khan

Asked why he opposes a state visit, Mr Khan said: "Let's not overdo it, I'm not in a war with Donald Trump ". Khan says that London residents should expect to see an intensified police presence in the wake of the attacks. The three suspects were shot dead by police officers within minutes after they drove a van into pedestrians on the bridge...

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  • French Parliamentary Elections: What to Watch For
French Parliamentary Elections: What to Watch For

The polls, by Kantar-Sofres and Ipsos/Sopra Steria, projected the main opposition force would be conservative party The Republicans and its allies with between 125 and 133 seats. While his La République en Marche are expected to secure an easy majority, early polls indicate a low turnout - something that could reduce the strength of his mandate.

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