• Cuba rejects new USA policy, saying pressure will not work
Cuba rejects new USA policy, saying pressure will not work

As the majority of USA sanctions against Cuba are statutorily required by the Helms-Burton Act, Cuban Democracy Act and other legislation, Congressional approval would be required to lift the embargo on Cuba or further ease sanctions in any substantive way beyond the measures implemented under the Obama Administration.

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  • Things to Know About the Georgia 6 Runoff
Things to Know About the Georgia 6 Runoff

Voters in Georgia will decide the most expensive U.S. congressional race ever Tuesday, a $60-million political brawl where a Democratic novice could score an upset in a conservative stronghold and strike a blow against Donald Trump's presidency.

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  • Worcester man, woman arrested after dead baby found in bag
Worcester man, woman arrested after dead baby found in bag

But when cops arrived they found it behind 384 Lake Ave. When officers responded to the new location behind the property in the woods, they located a garbage bag which was emitting a strong odor. The cause and time of the baby's death are now unknown, pending autopsy results. The autopsy will also determine if Rheaume and Santiago are the baby'...

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  • Britain's Queen Elizabeth visits London fire volunteers as locals plead for answers
Britain's Queen Elizabeth visits London fire volunteers as locals plead for answers

Her daughter added: "We don't live in a Third World country, we live in a rich country". "That's why she totally accepted that it (the government response) hadn't been good enough". The Bishop of Kensington, Dr Graham Tomlin, who also attended the talks, said "strong words were said". The residents group said while it welcomed the funding it ...

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  • Security at mosques to be reviewed after Finsbury Park attack, says PM
Security at mosques to be reviewed after Finsbury Park attack, says PM

Earlier today, The East London Mosque released a statement: "We are shocked and horrified by the terrorist attack on Muslim worshippers in Finsbury Park this morning, which has resulted in one fatality and several serious injuries". A Metropolitan Police spokesperson said it is "too early to say" if the collision is a terror incident. She sai...

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  • Racist Canadian Caught on Video Demanding 'White Doctor' at Hospital
Racist Canadian Caught on Video Demanding 'White Doctor' at Hospital

He told CBC that he couldn't help but record the video after seeing how inappropriate the woman's actions were. "I want to see someone who doesn't have brown teeth". "Seeing it so openly, without any fear, in front of so many people, without even fearing that someone can report her - it was really shocking", he told CTV Toronto.

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  • Recording: Police shout 'get back' before shooting of woman
Recording: Police shout 'get back' before shooting of woman

Family members said they believed race played a role in the death of 30-year-old Charleena Lyles , who was African-American, the Seattle Times reported . She, according to her family, also suffered from mental illness, which is leading many to also talk about police treatment of those who are mentally ill.

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  • India aim to beat the Netherlands and finish as table-toppers
India aim to beat the Netherlands and finish as table-toppers

India recorded three wins in the on-going tournament. Netherlands started their campaign in London with a 4-0 win over Pakistan. The Netherlands , on the other hand, will take on India after notching comprehensive victories against Pakistan (4-0) and Scotland (3-0).

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  • Anti-Sharia Rallies Draw Counterprotesters in Cities Across the US
Anti-Sharia Rallies Draw Counterprotesters in Cities Across the US

Then there's the Constitution, which states that "Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof". In Austin, dozens of anti-Sharia protesters carried American flags and signs claiming that Islam "enslaves women" and is a "death cult". Organizers, with an eye on the Sharia protest, said ...

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  • Virat, Bhuvi, Dhawan Indians named in ICC Team of Champion's Trophy
Virat, Bhuvi, Dhawan Indians named in ICC Team of Champion's Trophy

The ever-dangerous Amir was the next man to take centre stage, trapping Rohit Sharma lbw for nought in the first over of the reply and then having Virat Kohli (5) caught at backward point one ball after India's captain had been put down by Azhar at first slip.

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  • Pakistan media hails win against India in Champions Trophy
Pakistan media hails win against India in Champions Trophy

Pakistan thrashed India by 180 runs to win this year's edition of the Champions Trophy at The Oval on Sunday, with a worldwide television audience of millions watching the stunning final. He removed India's top three batsmen-Rohit Sharma (0), Shikhar Dhawan (21) and Kohli (5). Furthermore, Imad Wasim and Shadab Khan reached Islamaba...

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  • Points to Know As Georgia Race Heads to Voters
Points to Know As Georgia Race Heads to Voters

Now, voters will decide whether all the effort was worthwhile. Democrat Jon Ossoff leads his Republican opponent Karen Handel by just shy of two percentage points the day before a special runoff election in Georgia's 6th congressional district.

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  • Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif: Trump Condolences for Islamic State Attack 'Repugnant'
Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif: Trump Condolences for Islamic State Attack 'Repugnant'

Iran has indirectly suggested that Saudi Arabia, its major regional rival and a USA ally, played a role in the attack. He seemed to be pointing at comments last month by the Saudi deputy crown prince Mohammed bin Salman that any struggle for influence between Riyadh and Tehran would take place "inside Iran, not in Saudi Arabia".

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  • Yoga just as good for back pain as physical therapy
Yoga just as good for back pain as physical therapy

The new study suggests that yoga can be as effective as physical therapy to lower back pain. The yoga protocol was developed by researchers at Boston Medical Center with input from yoga teachers, doctors and physical therapists. The third set of participants - the control group - did not have any physical therapy or yoga sessions, but were instea...

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  • British PM condemns 'sickening' Finsbury Park terror attack as driver named
British PM condemns 'sickening' Finsbury Park terror attack as driver named

A 48-year-old male suspect was arrested at the scene, according to London Metropolitan police, who said the investigation into the incident was ongoing. In that incident, three men slammed a van into pedestrians before embarking on a stabbing spree - an attack claimed by the Islamic State group. May said that London was an "extraordinary city...

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  • Crime Stoppers offers largest reward in its history for kidnapped student
Crime Stoppers offers largest reward in its history for kidnapped student

Yingying Zhang, 26, was last seen stepping into a vehicle at the edge of the campus in Urbana-Champaign on June 9, according to the Federal Bureau of Investigation . The driver, a white male suspect, circled the block before stopping to speak to Zhang. Her friends told authorities she had gone out to sign a lease.

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  • Scalise Family: This Father's Day Has a Special Meaning
Scalise Family: This Father's Day Has a Special Meaning

Doctor Sava described Scalise's shot to his left hip as a devastating "trans-pelvic gunshot wound " from a high-velocity rifle. Sava did not put a timeline on Scalise's release from the hospital, saying there were "too many forks in the road" to tell at this point.

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  • Champions Trophy 2017: Glimpses of Pakistan's historic title win over India
Champions Trophy 2017: Glimpses of Pakistan's historic title win over India

Pakistan's victory also means now they need not worry about the automatic qualification for the 2019 World Cup which applies to the top eight teams on the 30th September deadline. Hussey also praised Pakistani bowlers and opening batsman Fakhar Zaman for their brilliant performances. "Its bowling attack was brilliant with Mohammad Amir and ...

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  • #GPnews: Hope that new blood test could boost prostate cancer survival
#GPnews: Hope that new blood test could boost prostate cancer survival

Bono said the three-in-one test may be used in the future to help doctors choose treatment for prostate cancer patients, check if the treatment is working, and track the cancer in the longer term. The drugs do not generally work on cancer cells with functioning BRCA genes, because these are primary DNA fix tools that make PARP unnecessary. Lynp...

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  • Investigators ask for info on four people in Pike County murders
Investigators ask for info on four people in Pike County murders

None was named a suspect. Jake Wagner was in a custody dispute with Hanna Rhoden, one of the victims, according to Leonard Manley, her grandfather. Investigators are interested in information regarding any interactions, conversations, dealings, or transactions that the public may have had with these individuals, which could be personal, business,...

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