• US urges Qatar, neighbors to 'sit together' to ease tension
US urges Qatar, neighbors to 'sit together' to ease tension

The Turkish parliament ratified a 2014 agreement with Qatar earlier this month, allowing the deployment of troops to its base there. In his strongest statement of support for Qatar in the almost three-week-old crisis centered on the Gulf state, Erdogan said the call to withdraw Turkish forces was disrespectful and that Doha - which described the ...

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  • Pro-Trump Group's Attack Ads Put Pressure GOP Senator Opposing ObamaCare Overhaul
Pro-Trump Group's Attack Ads Put Pressure GOP Senator Opposing ObamaCare Overhaul

WASHINGTON (AP) - Republican Sen. Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer of NY said Democrats will be working hard to defeat the bill, having already made clear they would cooperate with Republicans if they agree to drop a repeal of the Affordable Care Act and instead work to improve it.

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  • Health Department Chief Charged With Manslaughter Over Flint Water Crisis
Health Department Chief Charged With Manslaughter Over Flint Water Crisis

A press statement from Schuette's office alleges that Lyon waited a year before alerting the public about the outbreak of Legionnaires' Disease as a result of the crisis , an act that led to the death of 85-year-old Robert Skidmore. Obstruction of justice is a felony punishable by up to five years in prison and a $10,000 fine. Between 2014 an...

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  • Economy Watch: Fed Sure of Economy, Raises Rates, Promises Asset Sell-Off
Economy Watch: Fed Sure of Economy, Raises Rates, Promises Asset Sell-Off

Joblessness in the USA dropped to a 16-year low at 4.3 percent in May. They increased their projections for economic growth this year to 2.2 percent from the 2.1 percent they forecast in March . The Fed has announced that at some point this year it is likely to begin the process of gradually reducing its massive holdings of USA treasuries an...

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  • Tom Curran determined to build on confident start in England decider
Tom Curran determined to build on confident start in England decider

He struck nine fours and went to 50 with a six against spinner Tabraiz Shamsi. Jason Roy's dismissal for obstructing the field took the focus but the real story was of a tenacious fightback, inspired by a fired-up Chris Morris , to level the series at 1-1.

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  • Erdogan rejects Arab demands to remove Turkish troops from Qatar
Erdogan rejects Arab demands to remove Turkish troops from Qatar

The Iran provisions in the document say Qatar must shut down diplomatic posts in Iran , kick out from Qatar any members of the Iran's elite Revolutionary Guard, and only conduct trade and commerce with Iran that complies with USA sanctions.

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  • Sultan urges FG to probe sources of weapons used by herdsmen
Sultan urges FG to probe sources of weapons used by herdsmen

Abubakar said that the new moon was sighted in parts of Kaduna, Katsina, Borno, Adamawa and Sokoto States. These countries started Ramadan on May 28 and so Sunday will be the 29th of Ramadan for them. "Consequent upon this, tomorrow, Sunday, the 25th day of June, 2017 becomes the first day of shawwal, 1438 AH and is therefore declared the Sallah ...

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  • Saudi Seeks Israeli Military Help To Support New Crown Prince?
Saudi Seeks Israeli Military Help To Support New Crown Prince?

The new crown prince will retain the portfolio of defense minister, which he has held since the day his father assumed the throne in January 2015. Prince Mohammed bin Salman also has a reputation of going for out-of-box solution of the problems and challenges confronting his country and this was evident from overhaul of the kingdom's economy away...

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  • South Africa win thriller against England, tie up T20 series
South Africa win thriller against England, tie up T20 series

Meanwhile England captain Eoin Morgan was confident there would be no lingering bitterness between the teams at Cardiff as a result of Roy's unusual dismissal. He has waited a long time for his opportunity in England's limited-overs teams and the evidence of the last couple of weeks suggests he is determined to take it.

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

Doha-based satellite news network Al-Jazeera reported trucks carrying food had begun lining up on the Saudi side of the border, apparently stranded. "Strengthening the Turkish base would be a positive step in terms of the Gulf's security", he said.

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  • Britain, France Announce Joint Campaign Against Online Radicalisation
Britain, France Announce Joint Campaign Against Online Radicalisation

Morocco's King Mohammed VI, right, and French President Emmanuel Macron, left, review the honor guard upon his arrival at Rabat airport, Morocco, Wednesday, June 14, 2017. Today's announcement marks an attempt by Mrs May to show she is "getting on with business" in the wake of last week's disastrous election result. The two leaders agreed on an i...

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  • Savea among three All Blacks released to face Lions
Savea among three All Blacks released to face Lions

All Blacks coach Steve Hansen told reporters in Auckland the quartet would still be considered for the second test. He wasn't keen to deny them the opportunity to face the tourists and said the experience would be good for their careers. Second five-eighth Laumape resumes his lethal midfield combination with Vince Aso, with both having scored a S...

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  • British and Irish Lions 2017: Rory Best to captain Lions against Hurricanes
British and Irish Lions 2017: Rory Best to captain Lions against Hurricanes

The Lions carried their momentum into the early stages of the second half, the likes of Williams, Davies and Watson terrorising the All Blacks with scything runs. Midfield back Ryan Crotty also injured his hamstring in the first half on Saturday and could be out for anything from two to four weeks, Hansen said.

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  • Gunman had no target in mind
Gunman had no target in mind

Another police officer was injured. Democratic manager Mike Doyle of Pennsylvania said he and GOP coach Joe Barton of Texas were delivering the trophy - won by Democrats this year - to Scalise's office and hoped to get clearance to visit him in the hospital.

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  • Campaign for Georgia House seat wasn't that special, says Jonathan Bernstein
Campaign for Georgia House seat wasn't that special, says Jonathan Bernstein

At this point a coup seems unlikely, though Vela said, "I think there was consensus within the room that there are other members within the caucus who feel just like we do". It's not hard to imagine a Republican incumbent (in any office) being marginally more likely to run for re-election today than would have been the case had Democrat Jon Os...

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  • Adele Surprises Grenfell Tower Firefighters With Cake And Cuddles
Adele Surprises Grenfell Tower Firefighters With Cake And Cuddles

The council is anxious to reassure residents that whilst four of the council blocks in the borough do have cladding, it is both a different type and applied in a different way to that of the west London tower that burned down last week. Extra construction staff have been taken on in a bid to get the social housing apartments ready as soon as poss...

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  • Secret ballot: ConCourt schooled the opposition - ANCYL
Secret ballot: ConCourt schooled the opposition - ANCYL

He said the opposition parties attempt to hide "behind the skirt of the Constitutional Court" in attacking the doctrine of the separation of powers "to mask their failure to win political discussions in Parliament". Nzuzu warned South Africans against the opposition's "double standards", which according to him pose a threat to our constitutional de...

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  • PM Modi reaches U.S., receives 'warm personal welcome' from Trump
PM Modi reaches U.S., receives 'warm personal welcome' from Trump

Modi's two-day visit begins on June 25. India's partnership with the United States is multi-layered and diverse, supported by not just Governments but all the stakeholders on both sides. Meanwhile, foreign direct invest from the US accounted for 5% of all FDI India received in the recent fiscal year - the same as a decade ago. "So, we think that's ...

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  • Trump state visit left out of Queen's Speech
Trump state visit left out of Queen's Speech

The absence of Trump's visit from the speech is a far cry from the way the invitation was announced in the early days of his presidency. "Labour is not merely an opposition". Other priorities outlined in the speech include a Civil Liberty Bill, legislation to address domestic violence and powers to authorise the second phase of works on the High ...

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  • Ramirez sharp in Angels' win over Red Sox; Farrell ejected
Ramirez sharp in Angels' win over Red Sox; Farrell ejected

Ortiz said later, calling Pedroia by a nickname he used throughout their 10 years as teammates. So thanks Big Papi, and I can't wait to write another one of these when you get enshrined in Cooperstown. Second baseman Dustin Pedroia immediately came charging in, pointing to home plate when the balk was called. Ortiz is famous for his poor recol...

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