• Arsenal to spend club-record fee to sign Alexandre Lacazette
Arsenal to spend club-record fee to sign Alexandre Lacazette

This isn't exactly a shocker as Lacazette has been linked to Arsenal for what seems like ages. He appeared headed to Atletico Madrid this summer, with Lyon's president saying that the club and player had agreed to a deal, but the Spanish club's transfer ban was upheld, meaning it cannot register new players until the January window.

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  • DOJ Officially Backs Texas In Lawsuit Against New Anti-Sanctuary Cities Law
DOJ Officially Backs Texas In Lawsuit Against New Anti-Sanctuary Cities Law

In its filing, the U.S. Department of Justice argues the bill is constitutional and that the state law is not preempted by federal immigration law. The opponents also argue that the law violates the Constitution's supremacy clause, which states that federal law - including statutes dealing with immigration enforcement - is "wholly dedicated to th...

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  • Presidential Election 2017: Opposition appeals to 'secular forces' to support Meira Kumar
Presidential Election 2017: Opposition appeals to 'secular forces' to support Meira Kumar

In the fourth set, proposer Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu and External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will be present. The Shiv Sena , the Janata Dal (U) and all factions of the AIADMK , including O Panneerselvam and TTV Dinakaran, have all backed Kovind's candidature for the post of President.

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  • S. Korean leader observes missile test amid North's threats
S. Korean leader observes missile test amid North's threats

Moon observed the test-firing of a new midrange missile the country is developing to cope with growing threats from North Korea . South Korean President Moon Jae-in, second from right, watches a. South Korea's presidential Blue House said Friday that plan to deploy the U.S. Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) had been revised to bring f...

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  • Australia lifts suspension of airstrikes against IS in Syria
Australia lifts suspension of airstrikes against IS in Syria

A temporary suspension was declared on Tuesday after Russian Federation warned it would treat aircraft from the US-led coalition as potential targets. The staunch USA ally in September said it would widen the scope of targets in the air war against IS by allowing its pilots to strike jihadist support and logistics resources in Iraq and Syria.

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  • 35 killed in 3 bomb attacks in 2 Pakistani cities
35 killed in 3 bomb attacks in 2 Pakistani cities

A second official said that as people rushed to rescue those wounded by the first explosion, a second blast took place. Islamic State Khorasan Province, the Middle Eastern group's affiliate in Afghanistan and Pakistan, has been known to work with the myriad of Pakistani militant groups in previous attacks, including with JuA.

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  • United States approves sale of drones to India: General Atomics
United States approves sale of drones to India: General Atomics

Large posters of Trump adorned with marigold flowers were placed throughout the village of mainly mud-brick houses for a renaming ceremony, which was presided over by village heads and an Indian charity. "I would refer to them during my speech at the community programme on 25th", he said. For the goal, the government had formed a committee head...

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  • North Korea Denies Torturing US Student Otto Warmbier
North Korea Denies Torturing US Student Otto Warmbier

He said North Korea's treatment of Mr Warmbier demonstrated "a basic disregard for human rights, for human dignity". Warmbier was buried Thursday in OH, less than a week after he was sent back home in a mysterious coma. Ria Westergaard Pedersen, 33, who was with Warmbier in North Korea, told the Danish broadcaster TV2 that he had been nervous w...

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  • Pence retains outside legal aid, amid special counsel investigation
Pence retains outside legal aid, amid special counsel investigation

Recall that about a week ago, while addressing the USA congressional hearing, ex-FBI chief James Comey said Trump fired him to try to undermine the agency's investigation of possible collusion by his campaign with Russia's alleged efforts to influence the 2016 presidential election .

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  • Weapons Delivered to PKK to be Taken Back after Daesh Defeat
Weapons Delivered to PKK to be Taken Back after Daesh Defeat

Turkey's Defense Ministry is claiming that they have assurances from the United States that ongoing arms deliveries to the Kurdish YPG to fight against ISIS are only temporary, and that the USA has promised they will take the weapons back from the Kurds as soon as the ISIS fight is over.

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  • Delhi University Admission 2017: First cut-off list to be out today
Delhi University Admission 2017: First cut-off list to be out today

This year the cut off for B.Com. After the first cut off list for 2017 admission, various colleges of DU will start with document verification from 24 June 2017 only. This is a marginal dip from past year when the cut off for B.Com. Cut offs have lowered for other programmes. St Stephen's College released its first list on June 14 for undergradua...

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  • Couillard says Muslims also have a responsibility in the fight against terrorism
Couillard says Muslims also have a responsibility in the fight against terrorism

Elrick reports . According to the Federal Bureau of Investigation charging document, Ftouhi yelled, " Allahu akbar! " before attacking police officer Jeff Neville from behind with a 12-inch "Amazon jungle survival" knife . While bleeding from the neck, Lieutenant Jeff Neville wrestled with the attacker until he was restrained by other o...

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  • Manslaughter charges eyed in deadly Grenfell Tower blaze
Manslaughter charges eyed in deadly Grenfell Tower blaze

Manslaughter charges are being considered by detectives investigating the fire as it emerged the structure had failed fire safety tests. The cladding used on the outside of Chalcots buildings is thought to be similar to that used in Grenfell Tower, which suffered a devastating blaze in the early hours of Wednesday June 14.

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  • Why it would be tough for Dems to quit Nancy Pelosi
Why it would be tough for Dems to quit Nancy Pelosi

The senior political analyst said Trump deserves a victory lap for the win. But in the runoff, motivated by a clear choice between just two candidates and buoyed by millions of dollars in party get-out-the-vote money, GOP voters showed up: turnout in rock-ribbed Republican Cobb County was 79 percent of the proportion in November 2016, on par wi...

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  • Merkel invites European leaders to G20 warm-up meeting
Merkel invites European leaders to G20 warm-up meeting

This year will be particularly special because Germany's very own Chancellor, Angela Merkel , will be opening the show. Gamescom is the second biggest gaming event, with about 345,000 attendees a year ago. According to Felix Falk, managing director of the BIU, Merkel can definitely help with the strengthening of the gaming industry, which is nee...

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  • Latino Man Kills Muslim Teen Nabra Hassanen in Virginia
Latino Man Kills Muslim Teen Nabra Hassanen in Virginia

Police say 22-year-old Darwin Martinez Torres , of Sterling saw the the group walking and riding bicycles in the street and on the sidewalk. "It appears the suspect became so enraged over this traffic argument that it escalated into deadly violence", Fairfax County Police Spokeswoman Julie Parker told ABC News.

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  • US airport stabbing investigated as terror; Canadian charged
US airport stabbing investigated as terror; Canadian charged

The suspect is 50-year-old Amor Ftouhi , who entered the US on June 16, FBI special investigator David Gelios told a televised press conference in Flint, Michigan State. Federal officials said the man referenced people being killed overseas during the attack which is now being investigated as an act of terrorism. Earlier Wednesday, the Feder...

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  • After hospital visit with Scalise, Ryan says he's doing well
After hospital visit with Scalise, Ryan says he's doing well

Originally listed as critical, his condition has improved over the past week and a half. Scalise is at MedStar Washington Hospital Center, which said earlier this week that Scalise is in fair condition. Ryan said Scalise is "very thankful for the outpouring of support that he's received from friends and colleagues and people from Louisiana". ...

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  • Pro-Islamic state militants storm school in southern Philippines
Pro-Islamic state militants storm school in southern Philippines

Previously, a spokesperson of the BIFF revealed that the militants had taken civilians to a safe place after a battle with the military and did not hold them hostage. He added that the armed group traveled from the marsh and went to Barangay Malagakit, Pigcawayan where they attacked an outpost of the 34th Infantry Battalion.

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  • Talks to support Conservatives making progress, DUP says
Talks to support Conservatives making progress, DUP says

After May lost her majority in parliament with a botched gamble on a snap June 8 election, she is trying to secure the backing of the DUP's 10 lawmakers, though talks have dragged on for almost two weeks. "We are seriously concerned given the time-frame we are operating here, given the lack of any visibility in terms of the deal being negotiated be...

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  • Wounded Rep. Steve Scalise out of intensive care
Wounded Rep. Steve Scalise out of intensive care

On Wednesday, his condition was upgraded to fair a week after he was shot on a Virginia baseball field. He was listed in critical condition after the shooting, but a George Washington University Hospital spokeswoman said Mika was in good condition Friday.

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  • International Yoga Day celebrated in Pakistan too
International Yoga Day celebrated in Pakistan too

Stressing on the relevance of yoga in employment too, the prime minister said yoga institutes have come up in large numbers in the past three years and demand for yoga teachers has also grown. Modi also lauded the perseverance the participants had shown by staying put under the rain and practicing asanas (positions) with him. I am delighted to ...

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  • Lucknow: 21 participants fall ill after attending Yoga day event
Lucknow: 21 participants fall ill after attending Yoga day event

He said that the regular practice of yoga helps in promoting fitness of mind and body leading to a lovely life. Many different countries and cultures are now connecting to India through yoga. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi joined 50,000 students and other residents for a mass yoga session in the pouring rain in the northern city of Luckn...

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  • Tamil Nadu: O Paneerselvam has made a decision to support BJP's presidential candidate
Tamil Nadu: O Paneerselvam has made a decision to support BJP's presidential candidate

Kovind was accompanied by a team of senior BJP leaders, including party President Amit Shah and veterans like LK Advani and Murli Manohar Joshi. Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palanisamy also attended the event.

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  • Israel gearing up to build in east Jerusalem
Israel gearing up to build in east Jerusalem

He also went on to question the legitimacy of Palestinian citizens of Israel being part of the Israeli parliament, the Knesset, noting that the Joint List political bloc - representing parties led by Palestinian citizens of Israel in the Knesset - refused to acquiesce to Zionist ideologies.

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  • Trump signals he will work with Republican holdouts on health bill
Trump signals he will work with Republican holdouts on health bill

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky. walks on to the Senate floor on Capitol Hill in Washington , Thursday, June 22, 2017 , following a meeting with Senate Republicans on a health reform bill. Four conservative senators expressed opposition but openness to talks: Sens. First, the Senate's plan would shift the calculation for subsidies...

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  • Trump aides Kushner and Greenblatt to visit Israel, Palestinians this week
Trump aides Kushner and Greenblatt to visit Israel, Palestinians this week

On the eve of his arrival, Israel broke ground on a new West Bank settlement for residents of an illegally built outpost that was dismantled in February under orders from the Supreme Court. "They have had to deal with crippling Israeli closures, Palestinian divisions and have lived through three devastating conflicts". Abbas, who previously said ...

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  • Philippine troops evict Muslim rebel raiders from village
Philippine troops evict Muslim rebel raiders from village

Luckily, there were no students at the school at the time since classes usually begin at 8 a.m. local time. An army spokesperson said the militants took five people hostage as human shields when they escaped, Capt. At least 258 bandits, 65 soldiers and policemen and 26 civilians have been killed in the Marawi fighting. Philippine President Rodr...

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  • The Outlook After the Special Elections
The Outlook After the Special Elections

But it's also clear that many Democrats in the House, if not the large majority, don't see it that way. 'Do I think it's fair that the Republican playbook over the last four election cycles has been attacking Nancy Pelosi and demonizing her?' Rice began.

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  • Wisconsin AG asks court to review Dassey ruling
Wisconsin AG asks court to review Dassey ruling

On Thursday, a federal appeals court upheld an August 2016 decision that overturned Dassey's conviction for the 2005 murder of Teresa Halbach . The state of Wisconsin now has three options: it can retry Dassey within 90 days, it can appeal to the U.S.

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  • Saudi Arabia's Mohammed bin Salman appointed Crown Prince: SPA
Saudi Arabia's Mohammed bin Salman appointed Crown Prince: SPA

He has since amassed vast powers, serving as defense minister, overseeing the state oil monopoly and working to overhaul the Saudi economy in the face of a dramatic drop in oil prices. This is according to a role decree which was quoted by state media. The plans include ending popular subsidies for gasoline, electricity and water - which changes th...

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  • Texas mother was distracted by Facebook when infant daughter drowned, sheriff says
Texas mother was distracted by Facebook when infant daughter drowned, sheriff says

On Tuesday June 13, The Hernandez & Stuckey family suffered a tragic loss, Sweet Baby Zayla 7 months old, Gained her wings to beacome Our Beautiful Angel. Stuckey said she became "distracted" by another child after leaving the bathroom and then hopped onto Facebook as a television blared nearby. Emergency crews arrived on scene and performed CP...

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  • Car Bomb Blast in Afghanistan: At Least 29 Killed
Car Bomb Blast in Afghanistan: At Least 29 Killed

Photo A victim of a bombing outside a bank in Lashkar Gah , Afghanistan , on Thursday. President Donald Trump recently authorized his defense secretary, Jim Mattis, to add several thousand more USA troops to the 8,400 now deployed to Afghanistan, primarily tasked to train and advise Afghan forces, which are struggling to halt Taliban batt...

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  • GOP opposition puts Senate health care bill in jeopardy
GOP opposition puts Senate health care bill in jeopardy

President Obama posted a 900-word statement on Facebook yesterday, decrying the Senate bill as a gift to the rich at the expense of the poor. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is hoping to push the measure through the Senate next week.

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  • Australia Halts Syria Air Strikes After Russia Warning
Australia Halts Syria Air Strikes After Russia Warning

The ministry said strikes in neighboring Iraq , also part of the us -led coalition campaign, will go on. According to AFP, coalition troops were working in the area alongside local forces. Canberra temporarily halted flights on Tuesday after a spike in tensions between the USA and Russian Federation, which warned it would track coalition ai...

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