• Northern Ireland power sharing deal deadline moved
Northern Ireland power sharing deal deadline moved

James Brokenshire, the United Kingdom minister responsible for Northern Ireland, is due to make a statement on the matter to the House of Commons in London on Monday. Without emergency action, the turmoil could have snowballed and endangered tonight's critical votes on the new laws in the Queen's Speech . If a deal is not reached Northern Irel...

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  • USA woman kills boyfriend in YouTube stunt gone wrong
USA woman kills boyfriend in YouTube stunt gone wrong

According to authorities , Perez shot Ruiz using a gold Desert Eagle.50 caliber pistol from about a foot away. County Attorney James Brue said the book Pedro held was a hardcover encyclopaedia. Perez , who is seven months pregnant with their second child, is charged with second-degree manslaughter and reckless discharge of a firearm. Ruiz ...

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  • Merkel Requests Presence of G20 Members at Hamburg Summit
Merkel Requests Presence of G20 Members at Hamburg Summit

French President Emmanuel Macron , in Berlin for the meeting of European Union leaders, which included the prime ministers of Italy, Spain, the Netherlands and Britain , said he hoped the United States would "return to reason" on climate.

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  • Former Court of Appeal judge appointed to lead Grenfell Tower fire inquiry
Former Court of Appeal judge appointed to lead Grenfell Tower fire inquiry

A spokeswoman for Octavia, said: "The high rise was completed in 2013 with a number of fire safety features including sprinklers in every flat and smoke extraction ducts". The question is why we have seen in local authority area after local authority area materials being put up that appear not to comply with those building regulations.

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  • Flashback: Clinton White House Said On-Camera Briefings Weren't 'Necessary'
Flashback: Clinton White House Said On-Camera Briefings Weren't 'Necessary'

What do you think - is it a low blow to joke about Sean Spicer's weight? "'I think at some point some collective action ... will have to be taken, ' Jim Acosta said Monday". "It's a legitimate question, Sean". Acosta said. "You are a taxpayer-funded spokesman for the United States government". And, while your blood pressure may be rising as...

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  • Firefighters battle intense wildfires in Utah, California - KVOA | KVOA.com | Tucson, Arizona
Firefighters battle intense wildfires in Utah, California - KVOA | KVOA.com | Tucson, Arizona

Bloch said his group hasn't challenged logging in the area of the Utah fire in two decades. Officials say that fire crews are expected to face dry, windy conditions Tuesday and a "high potential" for extreme fire behavior. More than 840 personnel are battling the fire that started from lightning on June 7. In Santa Clarita, Calif., north of L...

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  • Theresa May buys DUP support with £1 billion 'bung'
Theresa May buys DUP support with £1 billion 'bung'

In March's Assembly elections in Northern Ireland , the unionists emerged for the first time ever without a majority, with the pro-republican Sinn Fein making massive gains. In response, the UK Government will contribute £75 million each year for two years to help provide ultra-fast broadband for Northern Ireland. As part of the deal, Northern...

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  • İstanbul Pride: At least 35 LGBT activists detained throughout Sunday
İstanbul Pride: At least 35 LGBT activists detained throughout Sunday

The AP was trying to establish the circumstances of his detention. "There will be no permission for a demonstration or a march on the said date considering the safety of tourists in the area... Homosexuality is not illegal in Turkey, but intolerance towards LGBT citizens exists in large parts of the society. The Turkish government says there ...

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  • Samsung to open SC plant as recent U.S. investment passes $10bn
Samsung to open SC plant as recent U.S. investment passes $10bn

The facility will start making home appliances later this year, and will eventually become Samsung's manufacturing hub in the United States, the company said. "S.C. Ports Authority congratulates Samsung on their plans to establish operations in SC", said S.C. Ports Authority President and CEO Jim Newsome.

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  • Tinder Gold cuts the mystery, shows all the likes you've received
Tinder Gold cuts the mystery, shows all the likes you've received

Tinder has introduced a Gold membership, which has to be paid for, and allows you to get extra insight into other users. Likes You shows you anyone who's swiped right on you instantly, so you can match more speedily. Tinder Plus also gives subscribers additional Boosts, which place the user among the top profiles in their area for 30 minutes,...

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  • Donald Trump rails at 'fake news' CNN following news retraction
Donald Trump rails at 'fake news' CNN following news retraction

But CNN's public relations team tweeted back at him Tuesday morning that the network just recorded its most-watched second quarter in history. "Those are the facts". The video, which is available here, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jdP8TiKY8dE, shows that a senior producer at CNN , who has worked with the network for 15 years describing the in...

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  • Trump says Obama 'colluded or obstructed' in 2016 election
Trump says Obama 'colluded or obstructed' in 2016 election

Of course, the administration is split between people who think meeting with Putin in the middle of investigations into Russian Federation meddling in the 2016 election is a bad idea and people who think it's a good idea. "When the president found out about it in January, as president , he said it was a disgrace". That means Trump has to put a...

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  • North Korea Denies it Tortured Detainee Warmbier
North Korea Denies it Tortured Detainee Warmbier

As a traditional ally and Pyongyang's largest trade partner, Beijing said it would stop buying North Korean coal, a major source of hard currency for Pyongyang, in February. But doctors in Cincinnati said there were no signs of infection when he returned to America. The US doctors had also said that Warmbier's severe brain injury was most...

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  • 57 dead in US-led strikes on IS Syria prison
57 dead in US-led strikes on IS Syria prison

It was captured by the IS and turned into a prison, half of it for IS militants imprisoned by the group itself, while the other half is for civilians captured by the IS. Activist-run Deir Ezzor 24 media outlet claimed that at least 15 ISIS jailers and fighters, as well as dozens of civilians, were among those killed in the strike.

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  • Chile gear up for tough Confed Cup semi-final against Portugal
Chile gear up for tough Confed Cup semi-final against Portugal

A clever defender with a mean streak, Portugal's defence is anchored on Pepe , the Real Madrid central defender who has been at the heart of the team's back line for the past decade. 95 after three defeats here. "Time is very important in this case and we'll decide what's best tomorrow [Wednesday]". Ronaldo is widely seen as being one of...

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  • Russian court freezes $3 bln of Sistema assets in Rosneft case
Russian court freezes $3 bln of Sistema assets in Rosneft case

Russia's oil giant Rosneft said Tuesday that it was hit by a large-scale cyberattack on its servers, which has not affected its oil production due to a timely switch to a backup control system. "This situation does not impact operations with MTS shares, and the rights to receive dividends on MTS shares owned by other shareholders", MTS said.

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  • President Trump's travel ban partially unblocked
President Trump's travel ban partially unblocked

The Refugee Justice League said the Supreme Court's action allows a limited version of President Trump's ban on travelers from six mostly Muslim countries to take effect. The President then signed a second order in early March that excluded Iraq from the list of countries. "I fear that the Court's remedy will prove unworkable", Justice Clarence...

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  • Qatar Situation Worsens as Turkish Troops Arrive
Qatar Situation Worsens as Turkish Troops Arrive

Turkey's position, being a regional power, has been unfavorably seen by Qatar's opponent. US President Donald Trump has supported Arab states' sanctions against Qatar, which have disrupted its main routes to import goods by land from Saudi Arabia and by sea from the UAE .

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  • White House sees 'potential preparations' for chemical weapons attack
White House sees 'potential preparations' for chemical weapons attack

New York Times White House correspondent Michael D. Shear tweeted that several military officials were "caught off guard" by the statement . In an ominous statement, issued with no supporting evidence or further explanation, press secretary Sean Spicer said the United States "has identified potential preparations" for another chemical attac...

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  • Erdogan rejects Arab demands; Turkish troops stay in Qatar
Erdogan rejects Arab demands; Turkish troops stay in Qatar

The four countries also want Qatar to reduce its ties with Iran and close a Turkish military base, setting a deadline on Friday of 10 days. "Even though they still didn't come back to us on this, asking Turkey to pull back its troops (from Qatar ) is disrespectful against Turkey", Erdogan said .

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  • AirAsia flight forced to return to Perth
AirAsia flight forced to return to Perth

The passengers on the plane were transferred to another flight, which took off "safely" at 11:40 p.m. on Sunday, AirAsia X Berhad said. "Other guests will be informed of the progress of the flight". They remained in a bracing position while the plane landed, which was reportedly smooth. But somehow two passengers, Mitch and Damos, managed to ma...

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  • Avoid Id Prayers In Public, Cops Advised After Srinagar Officer's Killing
Avoid Id Prayers In Public, Cops Advised After Srinagar Officer's Killing

A day after the gruesome lynching of a police officer that left killed him drew outrage across the valley, police today formed a Special Investigating Team (SIT) to probe the barbaric incident. But there was no immediate response from senior personnel on the ground at the time of the incident, police sources said. "The other police personnel of...

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  • Israel strikes Syrian regime forces near Golan
Israel strikes Syrian regime forces near Golan

Syria's SANA news reported that "as part of the Israeli enemy's continuing support for terrorist organizations", Israeli warplanes attacked "service facilities and residential buildings" at the same time Jabhat al-Nsura terrorists were attacking the area.

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  • White House paints Handel win as Trump triumph
White House paints Handel win as Trump triumph

As President Donald Trump celebrated Republican victories in two special congressional elections on Wednesday, one man who advised presidents from both parties warned the results "should be a wake-up call for Democrats" that Trump could be on his way to re-election in 2020.

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  • Residents remaining in evacuated tower blocks 'must leave', says council
Residents remaining in evacuated tower blocks 'must leave', says council

A public inquiry is due to determine how the unsafe cladding was allowed to be fitted onto Grenfell in the first place. One resident, Steve Pirolli, told ITV News that he was told to leave at 3am on Saturday morning because of concerns over the fire doors, external cladding and gas pipes but he wasn't going anywhere.

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  • N.Korea conducts rocket engine test
N.Korea conducts rocket engine test

North Korea has been stepping up its own weapons development in recent years, including multiple attempts to build an intercontinental ballistic missile. North Korea's regime has claimed that its new rocket could deliver a "large heavy nuclear warhead" all the way to the United States mainland. Kim Jong-Un is not afraid of flying like his late...

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  • Another leadership test for Pelosi, who's weathered many
Another leadership test for Pelosi, who's weathered many

Democrats have to pick up 24 House seats to get back into power. Gingrich was referring to ads run by a GOP super political action committee (PAC) that linked since-defeated Democratic candidate Jon Ossoff , who fell to Karen Handel , to Pelosi.

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  • Rep. Steve Scalise moved out of intensive care unit
Rep. Steve Scalise moved out of intensive care unit

As he continued to make " good progress ", his condition was upgraded again on Wednesday, allowing him to begin " an extended period of healing and rehabilitation ". Slater declined to name the officials whose names were on the note or say whether they were Republicans or Democrats or were at the baseball practice.

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  • Australian military suspends air operations over Syria
Australian military suspends air operations over Syria

The incident occurred in the same vicinity as previous conflicts with pro-regime forces, near the combat outpost in At-Tanf, where a contingent of USA and coalition advisers are supporting a force to fight the Islamic State , also known as ISIS .

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  • America's Cup reaches crossroads as Kiwis near win
America's Cup reaches crossroads as Kiwis near win

Team New Zealand has won five races but began with a negative point because Oracle won the qualifiers. The pressure is on comeback specialist Spithill to repeat the magic he conjured up in San Francisco in 2013 when his team staged a spectacular recovery from 8-1 down to win 9-8.

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