• Cristiano Ronaldo to testify in tax fraud case July 31 - court
Cristiano Ronaldo to testify in tax fraud case July 31 - court

The 32-year-old is now away with Portugal at the Confederations Cup in Russian Federation, where he has so far evaded questions over his future - including skipping the traditional man-of-the-match press conference after Sunday's draw with Mexico.

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  • India take on Pakistan in final of ICC Champions Trophy
India take on Pakistan in final of ICC Champions Trophy

India was then routed for 158 in the 31st over. In the past, cricket fans have been arrested in both India and Pakistan for supporting rival teams or players. "Furthermore, the terrorists can not win and cricket must not give up on Pakistan", Clarke had said. But luck was on Pakistan's side. "India was a bit lacklustre in their chase once Koh...

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  • Hawaii Made Its Paris Commitment Official By Signing It Into Law
Hawaii Made Its Paris Commitment Official By Signing It Into Law

Rep. Chris Lee says the state already has lost a significant amount of coastline and seen an increase in hurricanes. While Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi was critical of the deal for not making developed countries shoulder more of the burden, following Trump's withdrawal he vowed to "continue working.

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  • Washington Can't Decide Where It Stands On Growing Gulf Crisis
Washington Can't Decide Where It Stands On Growing Gulf Crisis

Other Gulf countries recently cut ties with Doha , accusing it of destabilising the region through its alleged support of extremist groups and links to Iran . Al-Attiyah said the deal would ensure "closer strategic collaboration in our fight to counter violent extremism and promote peace and stability in our region and beyond".

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  • Iran says ISIS strike serves as warning to US, Saudi Arabia
Iran says ISIS strike serves as warning to US, Saudi Arabia

In another complication, Iran on Sunday launched ballistic missile strikes at IS targets in eastern Syria , the first time it has carried out such an action. Activists in Syria told AP they had no immediate information on damage or casualties from the strikes, which the Guards claim successfully hit their targets.

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  • Play ball! GOP, Dems battle as 1 _ Team Scalise
Play ball! GOP, Dems battle as 1 _ Team Scalise

Like Scalise, Richmond was practicing baseball at another location with Democrat teammates for the Congressional charity game when Hodgkinson opened fire at Eugene Simpson Stadium Park. He was hit in the left hip, suffering injuries to internal organs, broken bones and severe bleeding. His comments came after he and First Lady Melania Trump...

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  • Iran's Revolutionary Guard says hit Syria for Tehran attacks
Iran's Revolutionary Guard says hit Syria for Tehran attacks

The attacks marked the first time that ISIS , a Sunni Muslim group fighting Iranian-backed militias in Syria , has claimed responsibility for an attack in Iran . On June 7, five IS-affiliated gunmen stormed Iran's parliament and the Imam Khomeini mausoleum in Tehran , killing 18 people and wounding more than 50.

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  • US says it shot down Iranian-made drone in Syria
US says it shot down Iranian-made drone in Syria

Australia is part of the coalition fighting the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, also known as ISIS) in Iraq. Syrian government and allied troop. Russian Federation is supporting Assad militarily with air power, advisers and special forces as he tries to roll back ISIS and other militant groups.

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  • Nation rages as Pak defeats arch-rival India in Champions Trophy
Nation rages as Pak defeats arch-rival India in Champions Trophy

It's described as one of the greatest rivalries in any sport, a match that stops the nations , but few expected the latest clash to end like this. Victories against higher-ranked sides saw Pakistan move up two places to sixth in the MRF Tyres ICC ODI rankings, outting them course to qualify automatically for the 2019 World Cup in England.

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  • Grenfell Tower Fire Victim Count Increases, Police Investigate Possible Crimes
Grenfell Tower Fire Victim Count Increases, Police Investigate Possible Crimes

The fire engulfs the Grenfell Tower apartment building. Opposition politicians also say the government ignored recommendations from a 2013 review after another London fire killed six people. Associated Press reported that public anger is mounting as residents and neighbors demand answers for how the blaze early Wednesday spread so quickly a...

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  • Suspect Named In Van Attack On Worshippers Leaving London Mosque
Suspect Named In Van Attack On Worshippers Leaving London Mosque

Three Muslim extremists who carried out the attack were killed by police. Several media outlets, including The Guardian and The Sun , named Osborne as the man accused of plowing a van into a group of Muslims who were leaving evening prayers at the Finsbury Park mosque at about 12:20 a.m.

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  • Public funeral planned for United States student freed from North Korea
Public funeral planned for United States student freed from North Korea

John McCain said in a statement . Warmbier's family confirmed Otto's death in a statement Monday afternoon. "I send my heartfelt condolences to Otto's family and friends as they grieve this tragic loss". "I believe it is quite clear that they have a heavy responsibility in the process that led to Mr. Warmbier's death". Warmbier's death ha...

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  • US Shoots Down Drone In Syria
US Shoots Down Drone In Syria

The U.S. on Sunday shot down a Syrian jet for the first time during the conflict near Raqqa after it dropped bombs near the U.S. -allied Syrian Democratic Forces, which are battling IS. "The de-confliction line has proven effective at mitigating strategic miscalculations and escalating tense situations, and to be clear, we prefer to keep this chann...

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  • Trump's legal plan built in his image: Fight, fight, fight
Trump's legal plan built in his image: Fight, fight, fight

He then went on to argue that the president had the right to ask Comey to drop the investigation, and he also had the full right to fire Comey for any reason. Gorelick, the report said, has urged Kushner to consider other representation, which could either supplement or replace Gorelick's team, the report added.

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  • Trump lawyer defends his use of social media
Trump lawyer defends his use of social media

Wallace grilled him on the contradictions in his statements but the lawyer insisted he was being clear Trump was not under investigation. Fox News host Chris Wallace and Jay Sekulow, a member of President Trump's legal team, went head to head Sunday over whether the president is under investigation by special counsel Robert Mueller.

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  • North Korea murdered Otto Warmbier, McCaine says
North Korea murdered Otto Warmbier, McCaine says

He had been detained in North Korea since January 2016, when he was arrested in Pyongyang for attempting to steal a propaganda poster from a hotel. "We'll continue to work with them and others to put pressure on North Korea to change this behavior and the regime", Spicer said. It's unknown what Warmbier died from after being in the custod...

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  • Can Trump really roll back Obama's Cuba policy?
Can Trump really roll back Obama's Cuba policy?

Trump is set to announce the new policy towards Cuba from Miami, Florida, home to the large community of Cuban exiles who fled their country after the 1959 revolution. The " wet foot, dry foot " policy, which once let most Cuban migrants stay if they made it to USA soil but was terminated under Obama, will remain terminated.

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  • Portugal says 1 of its soldiers killed in Mali terror attack
Portugal says 1 of its soldiers killed in Mali terror attack

The post Mali forces kill 5 militants involved in hotel attack appeared first on Vanguard News . "The victim was a Portuguese colleague who was part of the European Union's training mission in Bamako ", Federica Mogherini told a news conference at the end of an EU foreign ministers' meeting in Luxembourg.

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  • APNewsBreak: Otto Warmbier's death investigated
APNewsBreak: Otto Warmbier's death investigated

He died six days later surrounded by relatives in his hometown of Cincinnati . South Korean President Moon Jae-In said Tuesday that North Korea bears a "heavy responsibility" for the death of USA student Otto Warmbier and described its regime as irrational.

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  • Democrats link USA debt limit vote to Republican tax cut moves
Democrats link USA debt limit vote to Republican tax cut moves

Outside Democratic activists associated with Indivisible are calling for Democrats to use every procedural tactic available to slow down debate. GOP leaders are planning to vote on their health care legislation as early as next week before lawmakers depart for the July 4 recess .

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  • 'We Will Not Be Intimidated' - Donald Trump Addresses Congressional Baseball Game
'We Will Not Be Intimidated' - Donald Trump Addresses Congressional Baseball Game

Republicans and Democrats fight for bragging rights Thursday in the annual Congressional Baseball game as one unit - Team Scalise. Investigators are also looking through Hodgkinson's social media posts and profiles. Griner and Bailey have been hailed as heroes after taking down the shooter. Unity was the theme of the spirited rivalry; Dem...

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  • Australia suspends airstrikes in Syria after US downed jet
Australia suspends airstrikes in Syria after US downed jet

The Persian version of Russia's Sputnik news agency wrote that "ISIS was slapped in the face so that others could hear the sound of the hit". Accounts vary, but some sources state the attack failed in a tactical sense, with only one missile hitting its intended target.

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  • Philando Castile verdict unjust; what would Tupac say?
Philando Castile verdict unjust; what would Tupac say?

He testified that he didn't see Castile's gun, but noted that he was paying more attention to the car's passengers. Officer Jeronimo Yanez was acquitted of one charge of second-degree manslaughter and two counts of unsafe discharge of a firearm.

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  • 43 killed as forest fires rage across central Portugal
43 killed as forest fires rage across central Portugal

Jorge Gomes , the secretary of state for internal administration in Portugal , told reporters that of the 60-plus deaths, roughly half of the casualties were a result of people being trapped within a wall of flames, burned alive in their own cars.

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  • Iran warns missile attack on IS in Syria can be repeated
Iran warns missile attack on IS in Syria can be repeated

Even before that battle is over, however, tensions have risen over control of eastern Syria as Iranian-backed militias, including the Lebanese group Hezbollah , have moved to extend their reach toward areas where the USA -based fighters are also operating.

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  • French, Iraqi journalists killed in Mosul mine blast
French, Iraqi journalists killed in Mosul mine blast

The United Nations has said IS may be holding more than 100,000 civilians as human shields in the Old City. Mosul's Old City is still largely held by the militant group, and has been heavily shelled in preparation of clearance operations.

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  • Police officer stabbed to death during attack in Jerusalem
Police officer stabbed to death during attack in Jerusalem

The attacks occurred simultaneously in two areas near the Damascus gate of Jerusalem's walled old city. "It's still too early to establish [the plan] and make pronouncements", she added. The three attackers were identified as as Bara Ibrahim Muhammad Saleh, 19, Adel Hassan Ahmad Anakush, 18, and Osama Ahmad Mustafa Atta, 19. The late Malka wa...

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  • Russian Fighter Jet Flies Five Feet From US Spy Plane
Russian Fighter Jet Flies Five Feet From US Spy Plane

A Russian fighter jet came within five feet of a U.S. Air Force reconnaissance aircraft over the Baltic Sea on Monday, in an encounter the American pilot determined was unsafe . The vast majority of these encounters have been safe and professional, the official added - a point that adds to the significance of Monday's incident.

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  • Expulsion of Qataris from Gulf states comes into effect
Expulsion of Qataris from Gulf states comes into effect

Turkey will continue to help Qatar and plans to send the Gulf country another aid ship carrying 11 tons of humanitarian aid, according to the economy minister on Monday. Only five days after the Arab spat, Washington finalized a $12 billion arms deal that could give Qatar some of the most powerful military fighter jets on the planet.

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  • Ivanka Trump visits Capitol to talk family tax policies
Ivanka Trump visits Capitol to talk family tax policies

Joni Ernst (R-Iowa), Sen. Mike Lee of Utah, Sen. Tim Scott of South Carolina, Rep. Dave Schweikert of Arizona, Rep. Trent Franks of Arizona and Rep. Rubio is no stranger to calling for a paid family leave - he campaigned on it during his bid for president past year. In a statement , he said he was "glad to see strong support for pro-fam...

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  • Dani Alves reaches agreement with Man City: Chelsea were interested as well
Dani Alves reaches agreement with Man City: Chelsea were interested as well

He's reportedly working on a deal to rescind his current contract with Juventus , meaning he'll cost City nada. Discussions are also planned with Chelsea but Alves's preference is to move to the Etihad Stadium. The Times clearly reported that " Dani Alves has asked for his contract at Juventus to be terminated, opening the way for Mancheste...

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  • Turkish troops hold exercises in Qatar in show of support
Turkish troops hold exercises in Qatar in show of support

The Qatari government communications director, Sheikh Saif, said Saudi, Emirati, and Bahraini families had been "forcibly recalled" yesterday by their governments despite being invited to stay by Qatar "The humanitarian impact of the blockade is real", he said.

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  • EU Brexit talks to focus 1st on citizens' rights
EU Brexit talks to focus 1st on citizens' rights

Brexit Secretary David Davis will call for "a deal like no other in history" as he heads into talks with the EU. Those issues are Britain's exit bill, estimated by Brussels at around 100 billion euros (USD 112 billion), the rights of three million European Union nationals living in Britain and one million Britons on the continent, and the st...

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  • FIFA warns Mexico over discriminatory chants at Confed Cup
FIFA warns Mexico over discriminatory chants at Confed Cup

With this draw, Portugal and Mexico are in second and third place, respectively, in Group A with one point each. After the game's second review, the goal and three points for Chile were confirmed. Despite being relatively quiet in the match, Ronaldo won the Man of the Match award, but he declined to attend the post-match press conference th...

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  • Dem 'concerned' Trump will fire investigators
Dem 'concerned' Trump will fire investigators

In a tweet Thursday morning, Trump, who has been putting together his own team of outside lawyers to represent him, called the Post's report Wednesday that he is being investigated for collusion "phony". The lawyer for the president's son-in-law and close adviser said there was nothing surprising about the Post's report. Rosenstein in a memo to Tru...

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