• US Soldiers Killed In 'Insider Attack'
US Soldiers Killed In 'Insider Attack'

Afghan officials said Saturday two US soldiers appeared to have been killed with an additional two wounded. Nangarhar provincial spokesman Attaullah Khogyani told AFP the Afghan commando had opened fire on USA troops during an operation in the volatile Achin district .

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  • Envoy Haley says USA won't let the United Nations 'bully' Israel anymore
Envoy Haley says USA won't let the United Nations 'bully' Israel anymore

The top United Nations human rights official called on Tuesday for an end to Israel's occupation of Palestinian territory, saying it would benefit both sides after 50 years of enmity. "When the council fails to act properly - when it fails to act at all - it undermines its own credibility and the cause of human rights", Haley said .

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  • UK prime minister makes Cabinet appointments
UK prime minister makes Cabinet appointments

Johnson previously had his eyes on the top job in 2016, but stepped aside after his campaign manager Michael Gove nominated himself and said Johnson didn't have what it took to be leader. "There has been a lot of hyperbole about the DUP since Thursday", Foster said. "There's a whole range of issues like that where we think there'll be a majority in...

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  • Chance of smooth Brexit fades after British election chaos
Chance of smooth Brexit fades after British election chaos

Speaking in Mexico City alongside Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto, Merkel said she was ready for the Brexit negotiations, which are due to begin in the coming days. "Her wish and will was not really too much accepted by the British people", he said. May, who became prime minister after Britain's June 2016 referendum on leaving the European...

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  • U.S. special forces aid Philippine troops in battle for Marawi
U.S. special forces aid Philippine troops in battle for Marawi

According to the Philippines military spokesman, additional 13 Philippine marines died during the battle with the Islamist fighters in Marawi. The day of silence and prayer for the fallen heroes of Marawi was initiated by the Armed Forces of the Philippines.

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  • Three terror suspects arrested in east London armed raids
Three terror suspects arrested in east London armed raids

British authorities on Wednesday arrested three more people in connection with last week's London Bridge attack, London's Metropolitan Police said. Officers then carried out raids on a number of residences in the area, the latest in a series of searches hoping to root out the homegrown Islamist terrorist cell that carried out the attack.

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  • Trump and Tillerson Take Different Tones On Dealing With Qatar
Trump and Tillerson Take Different Tones On Dealing With Qatar

On Thursday, they designated 59 individuals and 12 Qatari-linked entities as terrorist organizations. The crisis started Monday when those four countries cut diplomatic ties and closed all land, sea and air borders with Qatar. Tillerson said the United States supports the emir of Kuwait's efforts to mediate. Qatar says the allegations are b...

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  • Puerto Rico mulls political status in new referendum
Puerto Rico mulls political status in new referendum

As for those who chose to stay away because of Lopez Rivera, she said "that's their decision". "This is a day of unity and celebration". New York Gov. Corporate sponsors including AT&T and JetBlue dropped out of Sunday's parade over the organizers' decision to honor Oscar Lopez Rivera, 74, a former member of the militant Puerto Rican nationalist gr...

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  • Prime Minister's Seat: Theresa May battles for survival
Prime Minister's Seat: Theresa May battles for survival

Osborne said that Prime Minister May was a " dead woman walking" following the general election . After her election gamble backfired, May is now so weak and reliant on the support of political rivals inside and outside her Conservative Party that she'll be unable to force through her vision of a clean break with the European Union, accordi...

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  • Stanley Cup Playoffs schedule for Sunday, June 11
Stanley Cup Playoffs schedule for Sunday, June 11

Yet the goalie and the Predators stand between Pittsburgh and a big chunk of history. The defending champion Pittsburgh Penguins can become the first team to repeat since Detroit in 1998 if they can crack the code of raucous Bridgestone Arena Sunday night in Game 6 against the Nashville Predators .

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  • DUP 'could exert significant influence in hung parliament'
DUP 'could exert significant influence in hung parliament'

The DUP and Sinn Fein dealt a series of devastating blows to their rivals in Northern Ireland to emerge from the General Election stronger than ever. He credited Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn with fighting a good campaign despite "media bias". But May may err on the side of caution in her dealings with Northern Ireland's biggest party.

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  • Defiant May vows to stay on despite United Kingdom poll blow
Defiant May vows to stay on despite United Kingdom poll blow

It said Britain was "effectively leaderless" and the "country all but ungovernable". The Vermont senator - who narrowly failed to win his bid for the Democratic nomination against Hillary Clinton in the 2016 race for the White House - said he had watched the United Kingdom results coming in on Thursday and was very pleased about the party's showing...

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  • Air emergency for Australian flight
Air emergency for Australian flight

Images show a massive hole in the engine casing which forced the plan to circle for nearly an hour before touching down safely. Audio believed to be from the cockpit of a China Eastern flight that had to return to Sydney Airport implies the pilot misspoke when alerting the tower.

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  • Woodman's heroics gives England under-20s world cup win
Woodman's heroics gives England under-20s world cup win

In fact, it is the first time an English team has been in an global final since 1966 but it has been revealed that the young Three Lions side will not receive any financial reward should they emerge victorious. Freddie Woodman made a heroic penalty save for England in the U20s World Cup final against Venezuela to secure the trophy. It was an un...

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  • Ivanka Trump, Jared Kushner taking 'heads down' approach
Ivanka Trump, Jared Kushner taking 'heads down' approach

But he said on " Fox News Sunday" that "any channel of communications back or otherwise with a country like Russian Federation is a good thing". McCain's comments come two days after news broke that Kushner, a trusted aide to President Donald Trump and husband to Ivanka Trump, chatted with Russia's ambassador to the U.S.

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  • New video shows tense moments of London attack; 3 arrested
New video shows tense moments of London attack; 3 arrested

The British Transport Police officer, whose name was not disclosed, was stabbed in the head, face and leg and is still hospitalized after Saturday's attack. The victim falls to the ground and passersby appear to throw things at the attackers to try to stop them. Police and the security agencies are facing questions about whether they missed chanc...

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  • May's Key Advisers Resign After Tories Lost Parliamentary Majority
May's Key Advisers Resign After Tories Lost Parliamentary Majority

The British province's largest party was among the most enthusiastic cheerleaders for Brexit and wants Britain to leave the EU's customs union, but its manifesto focused heavily on maintaining the benefits of membership. She's then got to present a programme to Parliament . What the country needs more than ever is certainty. Davidson tol...

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  • Statehood wins questioned Puerto Rico referendum
Statehood wins questioned Puerto Rico referendum

But, are Americans ready to add a 51st star to their flag? Support for independence is more prevalent among the Puerto Rican diaspora in the United States than in Puerto Rico itself, where that option historically earns just a few percentage points in referenda.

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  • Lankan passenger's bomb threat disrupts Malaysia airlines flight
Lankan passenger's bomb threat disrupts Malaysia airlines flight

Victorian Police Chief Commissioner Graham Ashton said that the suspect carried "amplifier-type instrument" which passengers described as a Bluetooth speaker or a music player. Malaysia's state-owned airline has had two recent high-profile disasters. The airline wishes to apologise for the inconvenience caused. The wait seemed excessive, a passe...

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  • Could France's Macron get landslide victory in parliamentary elections?
Could France's Macron get landslide victory in parliamentary elections?

In a once-unimaginable scenario, Macron's centrist party - established little more than a year ago - was projected to win between 390 and 430 of the French Parliament's 577 seats, according to an Ipsos-Sopra analysis. The National Front of far-right leader Marine Le Pen looked unlikely to convert her strong showing in the presidential election into...

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