• Paris showcases its sights in race against Los Angeles
Paris showcases its sights in race against Los Angeles

Paris and Los Angeles are the only two cities competing to host the games. Kayakers paddle on the Seine river in Paris Friday, June 23, 2017. A floating athletics track was installed on the Seine, and on Friday it featured a 100m race event.

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  • Mexico Eliminates Host Russia From Confederations Cup
Mexico Eliminates Host Russia From Confederations Cup

Cristiano Ronaldo , Bernando Silva , Andre Silva and Nani all got on the scoresheet as the Euro 2016 winners finished top of Group A ahead of Mexico , who claimed the runners-up spot after registering a 2-1 triumph over hosts Russian Federation.

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  • Minute's silence held for Grenfell Tower victims
Minute's silence held for Grenfell Tower victims

Since the fire, more than 58 people have perished, and many people remain in hospital. "The bad reality of the fire that night means that we are supporting some people who may have lost a number of members of their family on that night", Cundy said.

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  • Philippines fight against ISIS grinds on, victory still 'weeks' away
Philippines fight against ISIS grinds on, victory still 'weeks' away

A U.S. Navy aircraft provided surveillance for the local troops as the battle raged in Marawi on Friday, confirming the involvement of the U.S. military in helping to end the urban insurrection at the request of the Philippine government, Philippine military officials said .

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  • Offutt Air Force Base planes damaged by June 16 tornado
Offutt Air Force Base planes damaged by June 16 tornado

When strong storms pushed across Nebraska last week they damaged two planes critical to making sure our nation continues to function during a major crisis. The E-4B is built on a Boeing 747-200 airframe reinforced to protect it against the electromagnetic shockwave of a nuclear blast and also shield it from a thermal blast.

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  • India hammer Pak 6-1 in classification clash
India hammer Pak 6-1 in classification clash

Pressure mounted on Pakistan when India won their second PC in the 36th minute. The first time the two teams met was on June 18 in which India had thrashed Pakistan in a similar fashion winning 7-1. The Indian side took away the game from Pakistan in the second quarter with three strikes that handed India a 4-0 cushion at half-time. It was Mandeep ...

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  • Trump and Republicans don't want Nancy Pelosi to go
Trump and Republicans don't want Nancy Pelosi to go

Like Ryan, Moulton is also venting about the loss. Maybe Democrats should try having their people's back for once. "This is certainly something that we have to discuss because it's clear that, I think, across the board in the Democratic Party we need new leadership".

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  • Qatar Downplays Effects of Diplomatic Crisis
Qatar Downplays Effects of Diplomatic Crisis

Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates , Bahrain and Egypt cut diplomatic and transport ties a week ago, accusing Doha of backing terrorism. "However, such dialogue must be based on clear foundations, which are not yet made available". "A lot of people think we're the only ones to lose in this", he said. They also suspended all land, air and sea ...

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  • Minneapolis chief disappointed by pride parade
Minneapolis chief disappointed by pride parade

In the Twin Cities, Eva Wood, anti-violence program director at the gay-rights group OutFront, said she supports the organizers' decision. The statement explained: "With the recent verdict in the Philando Castile case Twin Cities Pride has chose to forgo this part of the police participation in the parade for this year and respect the pain the ...

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  • Over 100 people feared buried by southwest China landslide
Over 100 people feared buried by southwest China landslide

Just six bodies had been recovered by late Saturday. More than 1,000 workers with life-detection instruments are engaged in the search for survivors, according to the Xinhua news agency. An estimated 18 million cubic meters of earth mass fell some 1,600 meters, engulfing half of Xinmo Village. He said 46 houses had been buried. Only three peopl...

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  • United Nations chief condoles with Portugal over wildfire deaths
United Nations chief condoles with Portugal over wildfire deaths

The UN Secretary-General António Guterres expressed sadness over the death of 62 people in the wildfires fires that hit the Pedrógão Grande region of Portugal in Sunday. Authorities had previously lowered the number of victims, saying that one body had been counted for twice, but the minister later confirmed that the official toll returned to 6...

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  • Arab states issue list of demands to end Qatar crisis
Arab states issue list of demands to end Qatar crisis

Saudi Arabia , the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Bahrain and Egypt had released a joint statement naming 59 Qatar-based or -funded individuals and 12 organizations labeled "terrorist" on June 15. allies to an end. Ankara has also deployed troops to a Turkish military base in Qatar . The list also demands that Qatar pay reparations to t...

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  • Cristiano Ronaldo confident for Confederations Cup final
Cristiano Ronaldo confident for Confederations Cup final

Russia's early exit from was another setback for next year's World Cup hosts who also went out of last year's European Championship at the group stage, when they failed to win a game and were regarded by many as the worst team in the tournament.

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  • Dozen frustrated Dems face steep challenge to unseat Pelosi
Dozen frustrated Dems face steep challenge to unseat Pelosi

More importantly, the San Francisco pol strikes as the face of the party's geography gap. Nanci Kinser, a Cobb County voter who wore a bright red " Georgia for Trump" shirt to the polls, said it was important to her that Trump have more people on his side so he can "accomplish the good things that he wants to do".

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  • Fifth GOP Senator says he won't back AHCA
Fifth GOP Senator says he won't back AHCA

Erasing Obama's law has been a marquee pledge for Trump and virtually the entire party for years, and failure would be a shattering defeat for the GOP. Fixing the bill to save Medicaid's expansion theoretically wouldn't convince any of them to change their vote, while further cuts could alienate other so-called "moderate" Republicans like Helle...

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  • Obama reportedly approved 'cyberweapons' against Russian infrastructure before leaving office
Obama reportedly approved 'cyberweapons' against Russian infrastructure before leaving office

At least 35 diplomats were expelled. Special Counsel Robert Mueller, as well as House and Senate committees, are investigating Russia's interference in the election and the alleged complicity of Trump officials. In a statement , Mr Obama's spokesman said his response to the Russian meddling had been "robust.as is evident by [him] raising thi...

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  • Sanders condemns shooter who volunteered for his campaign, GOP blames Dems
Sanders condemns shooter who volunteered for his campaign, GOP blames Dems

People who live in the Belleville area were stunned that that man who shot at the congressmen was from their backyard. Hodgkinson and his wife also assumed legal guardianship of their 12-year-old great niece in 2002, but she was returned to state custody on July 7, 2006 - three months after the alleged domestic violence incident - for reasons that ...

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  • Syria conflict: Australia resumes anti-IS air raids
Syria conflict: Australia resumes anti-IS air raids

The missiles were fired from Russian Navy ships and a submarine in the eastern Mediterranean, the same ships that took out a large Islamic State group convoy in May. A top United States general said the country would work to relaunch the "deconfliction" hotline established in 2015, after Russian Federation said Washington had failed to use the li...

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  • Reaction to court's decision to hear redistricting case
Reaction to court's decision to hear redistricting case

The court on Monday stayed a ruling requiring the Republican-controlled Legislature to draw new maps by November. The only way the Wisconsin legislature could have attained the election results sought in the lawsuit would have been to "engage in heroic levels of nonpartisan statesmanship by abandoning Republicans' advantage under court-drawn plan...

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  • Britain will consult more intensively with business over Brexit
Britain will consult more intensively with business over Brexit

At the first day of talks in the Belgian capital, roughly a year after the UK's Brexit referendum, Mr Barnier made clear they would proceed according to the timetable set by the European Union , under which progress on the terms of withdrawal must be made before any discussions on a future trading relationship.

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  • Israeli settlement building soars, official data shows
Israeli settlement building soars, official data shows

The new settlement - the first since 1992, according to Israeli NGO Peace Now - is meant to house residents of the illegal West Bank outpost of Amona after the Israeli military demolished it in February. The global community considers all Jewish settlements in the West Bank illegal but Israel draws a distinction between those it sanctions and tho...

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  • Sen. Johnson: More time needed to evaluate health care bill
Sen. Johnson: More time needed to evaluate health care bill

Erasing Obama's law has been a marquee pledge for Trump and virtually the entire party for years, and failure would be a shattering defeat for the GOP. "I have deep concerns with details in the U.S. Senate's plan to fix America's healthcare system and the resources needed to help our most vulnerable, including those who are dealing with drug ...

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  • Hundreds leave Mosul as Iraqi Army struggles to retake city
Hundreds leave Mosul as Iraqi Army struggles to retake city

However, officials are hoping to declare victory in the northern part of the city within the next few days. The government advance was carving out escape corridors for civilians marooned behind Islamic State lines. Hundreds of civilians fleeing the Old City have been killed in the past three weeks. A US -led global coalition is providing air an...

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  • Turkey rejects call to shut military base in Qatar
Turkey rejects call to shut military base in Qatar

It raised concerns about the closure of Al Jazeera , citizenship rights and extraditions. Qatar also said it is reviewing the demands and is preparing an official response to them. The oil-rich nation, according to the demands, must also shut down its diplomatic posts in Iran, kick out any members of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guard from the c...

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  • Over 120 people buried by massive southwest China landslide
Over 120 people buried by massive southwest China landslide

A report from the state news agency Xinhua said that the landslide came from a high part of a mountain in the Tibetan and Qiang Autonomous Prefecture of Aba had collapsed. In 2008, 87,000 people were killed when an quake struck Wenchuan county in Sichuan province . At least six people were killed and over 100 others remained missing after a mo...

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  • White House Reportedly Working With House GOP to Weaken Russian Sanctions
White House Reportedly Working With House GOP to Weaken Russian Sanctions

The White House stressed that it is committed to the existing Russian sanctions regime that it believes is best suited to address U.S. concerns and would keep sanctions in place until Russia resolves the situation in Ukraine. These latest sanctions are in retaliation for Russia's interference in last year's presidential election. However, "the ad...

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  • Chaos as hundreds forced to evacuate from London tower blocks
Chaos as hundreds forced to evacuate from London tower blocks

Officials said Friday that the blaze started in a faulty refrigerator , but the cladding installed during a recent multimillion-dollar refurbishment of Grenfell Tower is believed to have exacerbated the inferno, which consumed almost all 24 floors in about an hour.

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  • Senate Health Bill: Dayton Disabilities Advocates Raise Alarms Over Medicaid Cuts
Senate Health Bill: Dayton Disabilities Advocates Raise Alarms Over Medicaid Cuts

If Paul Ryan is smart, he will simply bring up the Senate bill for a vote and be done with it. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., was urging Democrats to post stories on social media on constituents whose health care coverage would be threatened.

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  • Brussels man known to police before botched bombing
Brussels man known to police before botched bombing

A police inspector stands at the entrance of Central Station in Brussels on Wednesday, June 21, 2017. The Belgian Crises Center also informed that supplementary security measures would be taken and that security services would be more visible in train and metro stations.

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  • To make it clear, we are the biggest victim of this incident
To make it clear, we are the biggest victim of this incident

Some American officials declared that North Korea " murdered " him, and proposed that the US take action against Pyongyang , through travel restrictions and tougher economic sanctions. Warmbier died on June 19, 2017 six days after retuning to the United States in a coma. US President Donald Trump called the North a "brutal regime".

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  • Three Year Poll Ban on MP Minister
Three Year Poll Ban on MP Minister

The Election Commission in its order dated June 23, 2017 said that Narottam Mihsra had not only knowingly submitted a false account of the expense, but also attempted to circumvent the legally prescribed limit on expenditure. The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) burnt the effigy of Mishra this evening near Board officer square in Bhopal , seeking his resig...

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  • Qatar Airways Wants 10% Stake In American Airlines; Shares Soar
Qatar Airways Wants 10% Stake In American Airlines; Shares Soar

Furthermore, American stated that this does not change the company's lobbying efforts regarding the need to enforce the Open Skies agreements with the United Arab Emirates and the nation of Qatar and ensure fair competition with Gulf carriers.

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  • May's Brexit offer nasty surprise: EU peers
May's Brexit offer nasty surprise: EU peers

German Chancellor Angela Merkel , the EU's most powerful leader, said late Thursday that May's plan was "a good start". Nearly exactly one year after Britain voted to leave in the June 23 referendum, May promised that nobody would be forced to leave after Brexit , offering permanent rights over healthcare, education, welfare and pensions to Eur...

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  • Otto Warmbier's death 'is a mystery to us,' North Korea says
Otto Warmbier's death 'is a mystery to us,' North Korea says

Doctors last week said he suffered a "severe neurological injury" of unknown cause. President Donald Trump on Wednesday said the United States had a "great relationship with China" as he stood beside former Iowa Governor Terry Branstad, the new USA ambassador to Beijing.

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  • 5th GOP senator announces opposition to party's health-care legislation
5th GOP senator announces opposition to party's health-care legislation

The 142-page bill would create a new system of federal tax credits to help people buy health insurance, while offering states the ability to drop numerous benefits required by the Affordable Care Act, like maternity care, emergency services and mental health treatment.

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