• Military assesses whether to lift or extend martial law in Mindanao
Military assesses whether to lift or extend martial law in Mindanao

Meanwhile, Arroyo described the terror crisis in Marawi as a man-made calamity being suffered by the evacuees. The fighting in Marawi, now on its 39th day, has so far killed 303 Maute terrorists, along with 82 soldiers and police officers and 44 civilians.

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  • Missouri ranks last in new National Safety Council report on preventable accidents
Missouri ranks last in new National Safety Council report on preventable accidents

The report marks the end of National Safety Month , which draws attention to eliminating preventable deaths. In addition, states received ratings of either "On Track", "Developing" and "Off Track" in those sections. The council said preventable deaths are at an all-time high. Kansas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Arizona, South Carolina, South Dakota, Mon...

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  • Fear, confusion over health care bill in McConnell's home state
Fear, confusion over health care bill in McConnell's home state

But we just can't agree on what the system should look like. "And as a result, hundreds of thousands of veterans would lose health insurance", Fischer said. Over the next weeks or months, Democrats must continue to defend the Affordable Care Act. Rich says the state has taken a step backward. Under CBO's extended baseline, overall Medicaid spendi...

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  • Strong/severe storms possible late Friday night into early Saturday
Strong/severe storms possible late Friday night into early Saturday

Monday's forecast for the Omaha area calls for mostly cloudy skies with a chance of showers and thunderstorms and a high around 85, the weather service said. With the high humidity heat index values will be near or over 100 degrees. The best chance for any strong to severe storms will be over southern IN and north central Kentucky.

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  • Sharks Sign Joe Thornton to One-year Deal
Sharks Sign Joe Thornton to One-year Deal

At this point, Thornton's scoring ability has gone down a bit; he finished his 2016-17 season with just seven goals, falling below the 10-goal mark for the first time in a full NHL season since his 1997-98 season (as a rookie in the league).

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  • Where to Watch the Best Fourth of July Fireworks Near You!
Where to Watch the Best Fourth of July Fireworks Near You!

CARY PARK DISTRICT'S SUMMER CELEBRATION , 6:30 to 10 p.m. June 30, Lions Park Bandshell, 1200 Silver Lake Road, Cary. Paradise Cove will be open 11 a.m. Within the past week at least one fire in the northwest Iowa area has been blamed on the use of fireworks . The Lake Hopatcong Yacht Club will host its fireworks display tonight at dusk.

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  • Who are the highest paid staffers at the White House?
Who are the highest paid staffers at the White House?

They include chief strategist Steve Bannon , chief of staff Reince Priebus , press secretary Sean Spicer and senior counselor Kellyanne Conway . Later that evening, Grisham said , White House staff and their families will be invited to watch fireworks. She added that the White House "is evaluating the best positioning of this office g...

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  • Split wide open in Bihar grand alliance as JD(U) attends event
Split wide open in Bihar grand alliance as JD(U) attends event

Even as the Congress and the RJD chose to boycott the midnight session in the Central Hall of Parliament to launch the Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime, the JD (U), part of the Grand Alliance government in Bihar, will be part of the jamboree in New Delhi.

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  • India plays down use of Indian administered J&K by US
India plays down use of Indian administered J&K by US

Mr. Jadhav's sentence is under a stay issued by the International Court of Justice , though certain pressure groups in Pakistan are campaigning against showing mercy to Mr. Islamabad has claimed that the former Indian Navy officer was involved in an act of spying and terror activities in Balochistan on behest of New Delhi .

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  • AI will predict key moments at the Tour de France
AI will predict key moments at the Tour de France

The fact that it's the world's biggest bike race means everything is just pushed to the limits and the first week is the worst for nervousness and incidents. Will Brit Chris Froome be able to defend his title for Team Sky for the fourth time? "Can a Frenchman win the Tour?" Unlike in other years, the 32-year-old Briton has yet to score ...

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  • Supreme Court To Hear Gerrymandering Case
Supreme Court To Hear Gerrymandering Case

Cracking is when a party's voters are divided among districts in a manner that they just fall short of winning majority. It could alter the tradition of political parties redrawing voting districts for their political advantage. Democrats accuse republicans of gerrymandering - drawing the lines in such a manner that makes it almost impossible for...

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  • The Ashi Shimbun: Japan, EU said near agreement on trade pact
The Ashi Shimbun: Japan, EU said near agreement on trade pact

Kishida said the talks are going to be "tough" but vowed utmost efforts as they make "final discussions with consideration for respective sensitivities". Brussels wants Japan to eliminate its 30 per cent tariffs on some EU-made cheese, while Tokyo wants duties cut on cars which it exports to the 28-member bloc.

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  • Defamation trial against ABC News over 'pink slime' beef begins
Defamation trial against ABC News over 'pink slime' beef begins

ELK POINT, S.D. | Bringing a landmark defamation case to a close, Beef Products Inc. has settled its $1.9 billion lawsuit against ABC News and correspondent Jim Avila over a series of reports that repeatedly referred to BPI's signature product as "pink slime".

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  • Flyers' pick Patrick had hernia surgery, said to be recoverying nicely
Flyers' pick Patrick had hernia surgery, said to be recoverying nicely

So he's got plenty of time. Patrick agreed right away to the surgery, and quickly enabled Hextall to stop wringing his hands because the kid had his agent, Kevin Epp, call Hextall and the Devils (just in case) to do something Hextall considered extraordinary.

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  • Body of missing 5-year-old boy found in California
Body of missing 5-year-old boy found in California

The body of a 5-year-old California boy who was missing since April has been found. Los Angeles County Sheriff's detectives believed he was planning to leave the country and pointed out he changed his appearance which included shaving his beard.

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  • Dhoni, Rahane help India to respectable total
Dhoni, Rahane help India to respectable total

Earlier, the Mithali Raj-led side restricted their Caribbean opponents to 183/8. He blamed administrators for killing the aggression, which used to make the game enjoyable, to make cricket a boring game. He has always been a very good cutter of the ball, but now, when he plays the pull, and the hook, the change in Shikhar Dhawan is striking. "We ...

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  • This Is What Beyoncé And Jay-Z Have (Reportedly) Named Their Twins
This Is What Beyoncé And Jay-Z Have (Reportedly) Named Their Twins

TMZ reports that the trademarks are "for fragrances, cosmetics, key chains, baby teething rings, strollers, mugs, water bottles, hair ribbons, playing cards, tote bags, sports balls and rattles and novelty items". Beyoncé reportedly gave birth to the pair two weeks ago at UCLA Medical Center and the three spent more than a week at the hospital ...

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  • Stock in the Spotlight: Zynga, Inc. (ZNGA)
Stock in the Spotlight: Zynga, Inc. (ZNGA)

WARNING: " Zynga (NASDAQ: ZNGA ) Receives Coverage Optimism Rating of 0.18" was posted by Transcript Daily and is the property of of Transcript Daily. A number of research firms have commented on ZNGA . Morgan Stanley issued its first research report on the stock by announcing an initial rating of "Equal-weight" and setting a price target of $2.8...

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  • Here's what Beyoncé and Jay-Z named their twins
Here's what Beyoncé and Jay-Z named their twins

TMZ discovered the names of the twins after the Carters' company reportedly trademarked Rumi and Sir for "fragrances, cosmetics, key chains, baby teething rings, strollers", and more newborn items. Shortly before giving birth it was revealed that Blue Ivy would be allowed in the delivery room so she doesn't feel left out and then it was ...

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  • Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) Stake Cut by Motco
Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) Stake Cut by Motco

Nuveen Asset Management Limited Liability Company holds 0.01% in J C Penney Company Inc (NYSE:JCP) or 188,280 shares. Despite the fact General Dynamics Corporation (NYSE:GD) was trading at volume above average, prior 52-week high was $205.17 and surged 45.22% over the same period, trading at a volume of 1.42 million.

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  • Andy Murray avoids Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer in Wimbledon draw
Andy Murray avoids Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer in Wimbledon draw

Federer has logged seven titles since succeeding Hewitt, Djokovic three and Nadal and Murray two each since Hewitt's triumph. A third Wimbledon title will put Murray in a group that includes Briton Fred Perry, world number four Novak Djokovic and German great Boris Becker.

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  • Presidential poll an articulation of what we stand for: Meira Kumar
Presidential poll an articulation of what we stand for: Meira Kumar

But my ideology certainly has an edge over his ideology and that I am very sure of. During a media interaction later at the Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee ( KPCC ) office here, Kumar was asked why she was contesting when the vote-arithmetic was mostly in favour of BJP-backed candidate Ram Nath Kovind .

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  • Federation Internationale de Football Association still investigating Russian doping allegations - Gianni Infantino
Federation Internationale de Football Association still investigating Russian doping allegations - Gianni Infantino

At least 30 sports, including football, covered up samples involving more than 1,000 athletes between 2011 and 2015, according to the McLaren report . Federation Internationale de Football Association has said that it was still investigating the allegation that footballers were among the 1,000-plus athletes mentioned in the McLaren report.

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  • Venezuela: Ex-National Guard Chief Faces Charges of 'Serious' Human Rights Violations
Venezuela: Ex-National Guard Chief Faces Charges of 'Serious' Human Rights Violations

The corrupt clique around the president, which inherited the leftist populist movement founded by Hugo Chávez, is resorting to increasingly far-fetched tactics to combat a mass protest movement that has the support of the vast majority of Venezuelans.

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  • Darjeeling violence: Security personnel attacked
Darjeeling violence: Security personnel attacked

A day after political parties agitating for Gorkhaland statehood formed a joint coordination committee to take the movement forward, Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) made a decision to move the Supreme Court against the ban clamped on internet services in the Darjeeling hills.

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  • Investors Catching Stocks Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (APC)
Investors Catching Stocks Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (APC)

Anadarko Pete Corp now has $26.22 billion valuation. The stock rose 0.80% or $0.36 reaching $45.62. Shares of Ultra Petroleum Corp ( UPL ) traded up 1.59% during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching $10.85. Nationwide Fund holds 0.01% or 57,533 shares. California Public Employees Retirement Sys invested in 0.02% or 120,700 shares. Ranger Inv Manag...

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  • Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan Maintains Stake in Hess Corporation (HES)
Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan Maintains Stake in Hess Corporation (HES)

Virginia Retirement Systems Et Al decreased Freeport (FCX) stake by 89.84% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Shares for $273,966 were sold by Goodell Timothy B. As per Tuesday, January 12, the company rating was maintained by Barclays Capital. (NYSE:HES) or 484 shares. Caxton Associates Lp increased Yum Brands Inc (NYSE:YUM) stake by 110,000 shares ...

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  • Defender Marquinhos renews contract with PSG
Defender Marquinhos renews contract with PSG

Manchester United's plans for AS Monaco midfielder Fabinho are being threatened by PSG. Paris Saint-Germain on Saturday announced the contract extension of Marquinhos for another three years, binding the Brazilian defender at the Parc des Princes until 2022.

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  • BA cabin crew strike
BA cabin crew strike

BA and Qatar Airways have close ties. Both airlines are members of the OneWorld alliance and codeshare on some flights and Qatar Airways owns 20% of IAG . "We have set out the consequences for crew if they take strike action", British Airways said in a statement . Unite maintains that "despite promises that pay would be 10 percent above the...

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  • NJ government shutdown after failed budget negotiations
NJ government shutdown after failed budget negotiations

The state Senate passed the Horizon bill on Thursday by a vote of 21 to 15. The vote has been stuck at 26-25, with 24 voting to abstain, for a while now - but Prieto is keeping the board open, in Statehouse parlance, for an unusually long time.

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  • Xander Bogaerts lifts Boston Red Sox past Toronto Blue Jays
Xander Bogaerts lifts Boston Red Sox past Toronto Blue Jays

Dustin Pedroia picked up two RBI's and Andrew Benintendi had another. "After having Tommy John, it was a walk in the park", Sparkman said on Friday before the Blue Jays opened a three-game series against the Boston Red Sox at the Rogers Centre.

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  • Highlights from All Blacks vs British and Irish Lions second Test
Highlights from All Blacks vs British and Irish Lions second Test

All the scores from the first half came from the boot of Owen Farrell for the Lions and the kicking of Beauden Barrett for the home side. New Zealand's controversial tackling on Conor Murray was the focus of much debate going into the second Test but the Ireland scrum-half showed no signs of being phased at the Westpac Stadium.

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  • U.S. patience with the North Korean regime 'is over'
U.S. patience with the North Korean regime 'is over'

Trump also makes official that he plans to work for renegotiation of KORUS FTA During the South Korea-US summit on June 30, South Korean President Moon Jae-in and US President Donald Trump agreed that a strong alliance between South Korea and the US should be the basis for solving the North Korean nuclear issue and for peace and economic prosper...

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  • The Vornado Realty Trust (VNO) Receives Average Recommendation of
The Vornado Realty Trust (VNO) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from Brokerages

Cedar Realty Trust Inc (NYSE:CDR) has declined 25.15% since June 30, 2016 and is downtrending. The stock decreased 0.69% or $0.12 during the last trading session, reaching $17.26. The real estate investment trust reported $1.13 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.49 by $0.64.

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  • Family squabbling mars Helmut Kohl's funeral in Speyer
Family squabbling mars Helmut Kohl's funeral in Speyer

EU parliament president Antonio Tajani said Mr Kohl deserved "a place of honour in the European pantheon" for unhesitatingly extending the hand of friendship to fledgling democracies in eastern Europe after the fall of the Iron Curtain. Afterwards, Kohl's casket was flown by helicopter across the Rhine to his hometown of Ludwigshafen, where his b...

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