• Goodwill returns $97K to Ohio couple in mistaken donation
Goodwill returns $97K to Ohio couple in mistaken donation

Matters came to the fore after the Leckrones of Lewisville were in the process of clearing out their old home and having put their life savings into a duffel bag and placing it in the trunk of their vehicle. "Then Betsy came over and said we needed to take that to the office". 'I thought what if someone comes back looking for it .' . She made se...

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  • Mohammad bin Salman named new Saudi Crown Prince
Mohammad bin Salman named new Saudi Crown Prince

Mohammed bin Nayef, a veteran law enforcer well-regarded in the West for his efforts to combat Al-Qaeda, was also fired from his post as interior minister, the decree said. The council does not appear to have met again before Wednesday's sudden change. Reportedly at least 31 out of 34 of the council's members voted in favor of appointing Mohammed...

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  • What's Next for House Leadership with Scalise Absent?
What's Next for House Leadership with Scalise Absent?

Brooks said the list was short and the other names he was told of were also GOP congressmen. House Majority Whip Steve Scalise remains in critical condition after Wednesday's shooting attack but doctors are encouraged by his improvement over the last 36 hours, the director of trauma at MedStar Washington Hospital Center told reporters on Friday...

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  • Portugal tries to contain fatal fires, debunks plane crash
Portugal tries to contain fatal fires, debunks plane crash

A house that escaped a recent forest fire stands out against the burnt ground in Serra do Macario, central Portugal, Tuesday, June 20 2017. But as water-bombing planes made regular passes over the flames, there were growing questions as to whether the response to the disaster could have been better.

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  • Meet Jay Sekulow, Trump's TV lawyer
Meet Jay Sekulow, Trump's TV lawyer

Sekulow joined Trump's personal legal team, which includes Marc Kasowitz, Trump's go-to lawyer for years on both personal and business matters; Mark Bowe, who works with Kasowitz; and newly hired John Dowd, a well-known DC-based attorney.

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  • Trump to meet with top executives on wireless tech, drones
Trump to meet with top executives on wireless tech, drones

Kushner, a senior adviser who entered the White House with no government experience, has been assigned the job of conducting Middle East peace diplomacy and will visit the region this week for talks with Israeli and Palestinian leaders. "Government needs to catch up with the technology revolution", said Trump . Notably absent from the meeting ...

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  • In pics: Mumbaiites stretch out together to celebrate International Yoga Day
In pics: Mumbaiites stretch out together to celebrate International Yoga Day

He urged the people to practice yoga for releasing their tension and staying healthy. "The world will witness a transformation and how all the political parties of different ideologies united for the implementation of the GST", PM Modi said.

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  • By the time you get to Phoenix, it could be 120 degrees
By the time you get to Phoenix, it could be 120 degrees

The National Weather Service (NWS) has heat warnings in effect in many cities and doesn't plan to drop them until Friday, according to The San Francisco Chronicle. In the wake of a record 122 degree high in the Valley 27 years ago, on June 26, 1990, flights were grounded because of the heat. The main burn center in Phoenix warned people...

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  • Google, YouTube Unveil New Measures To Combat Extremist Content
Google, YouTube Unveil New Measures To Combat Extremist Content

Kent Walker, general counsel for Google, wrote in a blog post and an op-ed that appeared in the Financial Times over the weekend that thousands of the company's employees "review and counter abuse of our platforms", but that the company is trying to do even more.

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  • Struggling giraffe in Maryland gets plasma from Ohio donor
Struggling giraffe in Maryland gets plasma from Ohio donor

OH zookeepers gave plasma from one of their giraffes to the Maryland folks, who drove back to Baltimore with it. They will know after the veterinarian's exam tomorrow, a spokesman said. "So far, mother and calf are bonding". Zookeepers started the calf on a bottle Monday, though "giraffes are pretty notorious for being challenging getting onto a ...

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  • Mexico snatch late 2-2 draw against Portugal — FIFA Confederations Cup
Mexico snatch late 2-2 draw against Portugal — FIFA Confederations Cup

In the first match, Portugal played against Mexico . Following Saturday's 2-2 draw with Portugal , Mexico are up-beat and favourites to win the showdown in Sochi. Ronaldo is rumoured to have demanded a move from Madrid after Spanish prosecutors accused the former Manchester United man of defrauding the state of £13million in taxes.

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  • Anil Kumble did not travel with India team for West Indies tour
Anil Kumble did not travel with India team for West Indies tour

The Board of Control for Cricket in India ( BCCI ) has offered Rahul Dravid a two-year extension in his contract as the coach of the India A and U-19 teams. I was surprised since I had always respected the the role boundaries between Captain and Coach. These need to be valued for the partnership to be effective.

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  • Yoga practitioners pause to stretch and pose for int'l event
Yoga practitioners pause to stretch and pose for int'l event

Here's a gist of what is happening today. So, as usual, this year also India celebrating International Yoga Day . Meanwhile, Indian Navy officers also performed Yoga with great zest in confined spaces onboard a Submarine on this occasion.

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  • Older fathers have 'geekier' sons
Older fathers have 'geekier' sons

According to these factors, researchers determined a geek index for each child. The study is published in the journal Translational Psychiatry . When the boys were 12 years old they completed on-line tests that measured geek-like traits including a high non-verbal IQ, a strong focus on personal interests, and social aloofness.

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  • Google rolls out Google Jobs
Google rolls out Google Jobs

Google Search has just come to the rescue, having launched an artificial intelligence-powered job search feature for its users. One major part of this effort was launching an improved experience for job seekers on Google Search. Users signed in to Google with location tracking can see the commute times to nearby jobs and can quickly return to the u...

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  • Scalise remains in critical condition, doctors 'encouraged'
Scalise remains in critical condition, doctors 'encouraged'

Hodgkinson , who was killed Wednesday after allegedly firing on Republican lawmakers practicing for a charity baseball event, sources told ABC News. "We are encouraged by improvement in his condition over last 36 hours". The bullet entered Scalise's left hip and tore across his pelvis, cracking bones and injuring organs and blood vessels. "All you'...

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  • MSCI adds China to indices
MSCI adds China to indices

While the index provider already offers exposure to A-shares via other sub-indices, the inclusion in an worldwide benchmark such as the MSCI EM index would be a precedent and would force funds around the world, that track the benchmark and its derivatives, to get exposure to Chinese domestically-listed stocks.

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  • International Yoga Day: Yoga as important as salt, says PM Modi
International Yoga Day: Yoga as important as salt, says PM Modi

Modi explained the importance of Yoga in our life by using the analogy of salt. "There are many countries which do not know our language, traditions or culture but the entire world is getting connected with us because of yoga", said 66-year-old Modi, who was attired in a white T-shirt and loose pants.

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  • Finsbury Park terror suspect's mum responds to mosque attack
Finsbury Park terror suspect's mum responds to mosque attack

Darren Osborne was named in the British press as the man arrested on suspicion of ploughing a van yesterday into a group of Muslims in London . He grew up in Weston-super-Mare, North Somerset, where he attended Broadoak Mathematics and Computing College, according to The Telegraph.

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  • 100 dead in Central African Republic town, mayor says
100 dead in Central African Republic town, mayor says

Mumuza Muhindo Musubaho, the group's project coordinator in Bria, says 35 people were wounded by 9:30 a.m., most by gunshots. Media reports suggested that at least 40 people have been killed. An estimated 41,000 people there have fled for their lives. "We regret the presence of armed elements in IDP (Internally Displaced Persons) camps, which c...

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