• Cyclone flattens Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh
Cyclone flattens Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh

People have been evacuated to shelters, schools and government offices. All flights to Chittagong and river transports in Bangladesh have been suspended until further notice ahead of the cyclone. "Wind speed is estimated at 130 kmph in Saint Martins Island and 150 kmph Cox's Bazar port after it hit the area in between 6 AM and 7 AM", Cox's Baza...

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  • Deputy AG wouldn't fire Mueller if unlawful
Deputy AG wouldn't fire Mueller if unlawful

House Speaker Paul Ryan said Tuesday he would like special counsel Robert Mueller to stay the course, as a Trump ally hinted the president wants to remove the ex-FBI head. A White House official stressed that Ruddy "speaks for himself", not the Trump administration. The authority to appoint a special counsel fell to Rosenstein, after Atto...

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  • Israel & US to Test Arrow-3 Anti-Ballistic Missile System in Alaska
Israel & US to Test Arrow-3 Anti-Ballistic Missile System in Alaska

Israel and the United States are concerned that Iran has continued to work on both its nuclear program as well as its ballistic missile program despite worldwide criticism. The system is to be tested against a target similar to the advanced ballistic missiles which are now being developed, and which have already been achieved, by Iran.

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  • DUP and Conservatives hold talks
DUP and Conservatives hold talks

Later speaking in the Commons on the election of the Speaker John Bercow, Nigel Dodds said he "looked forward" to this Parliament. Davis, whose Conservative Party is due to put its policy programme or Queen's Speech to parliament on June 19 after failing to win a majority during Thursday's election, said the Brexit talks would begin at some...

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  • AG Sessions to Testify in Open Hearing Before the Senate's Intelligence Committee
AG Sessions to Testify in Open Hearing Before the Senate's Intelligence Committee

Sessions will testify in open session Tuesday before the Senate Intelligence committee, where he'll face questions over his role in the controversy around possible ties between the Trump presidential campaign and Russian Federation. In his testimony on Thursday, Comey accused President Donald Trump of firing him to try to undermine the FBI's inve...

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  • United Kingdom govt a minority on eve of Brexit talks
United Kingdom govt a minority on eve of Brexit talks

The more moderate left, he told me from London , needed to learn from "what Corbyn accomplished, especially in mobilizing the young". It drew strong support from young people, who appeared to have turned out to vote in bigger-than-expected numbers.

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  • Hate crimes in Canada up 5% in 2015: StatsCan
Hate crimes in Canada up 5% in 2015: StatsCan

The region's per capita number of hate crimes is the second-highest among Canada's 33 metropolitan areas, behind only Thunder Bay's 22.3 hate crime reports per 100,000 residents. "We need these numbers sooner". He also said in the statement that the Jewish community stood with other targeted groups in condemning hatred in all its forms.

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  • James Brokenshire not acceptable chairman for Stormont talks, says Gerry Adams
James Brokenshire not acceptable chairman for Stormont talks, says Gerry Adams

The 1998 peace accord, which provides the template for powersharing at Stormont, commits the United Kingdom and Irish governments to demonstrate "rigorous impartiality" when it comes to the differing political traditions in Northern Ireland.

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  • Italian national identified as third London Bridge attacker
Italian national identified as third London Bridge attacker

Nearly 50 were wounded. Police had issued an appeal for information about Thomas on Tuesday, saying he and his girlfriend were walking south over London Bridge towards Borough Market at around the time the attack started. They said they were unaware of the other two men. The dead include three Frenchmen, two Australians, a Canadian, a Spaniar...

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  • Trump accuses Comey of lying to Congress, willing to speak under oath
Trump accuses Comey of lying to Congress, willing to speak under oath

The former FBI chief described being pressured by Trump to end the FBI's investigation of Russian contacts by Michael Flynn, who had briefly served as White House national security advisor. Speculation over the tapes is rooted in a particularly cryptic tweet from the United States president issued nearly a month ago, seeming to suggest ...

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  • Suspected NKorea drone photographed U.S. missile-defense site
Suspected NKorea drone photographed U.S. missile-defense site

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe hopes to strengthen cooperation with his Chinese and South Korean counterparts to address threats from North Korea's nuclear and ballistic missile programs while accelerating preparations for a visit to China he aims to arrange early next year, the sources said .

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  • Another court rules out Donald Trump's travel ban
Another court rules out Donald Trump's travel ban

S.C". A federal appeals court on Monday once again refused to allow the Trump administration to enforce its second Refugee and Visa Order , also known as the Muslim ban , ruling the order goes beyond the power of the executive branch to enact immigration policy.

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  • Macron draws 'red line' over Syria after meeting Putin
Macron draws 'red line' over Syria after meeting Putin

Human rights groups opposed the project when it first was approved in 2008. "I will be demanding in my exchanges with Russian Federation". They met at the ornate Grand Trianon Palace at Versailles . Syria has been accused of using chemical weapons, including chlorine gas and much deadlier nerve agents, during the conflict. Macron was the fir...

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  • Suspected North Korean Spy Drone Snapped Photos Of US Missile Defense
Suspected North Korean Spy Drone Snapped Photos Of US Missile Defense

The unmanned aerial vehicle, which was discovered Friday, was equipped with a SONY digital camera that had hundreds of photographs on it, some from 2-3 kilometers (1.2-1.8 miles) high, according to an official with the South Korean military.

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  • May fighting for survival after failed election
May fighting for survival after failed election

Sinn Fein MPs have traditionally refused to sit in Westminster because they won't swear an oath to the Queen. British media attacked May over the election result, questioning whether she will be able to remain in power after an outcome that leaves her reliant on uniting rival factions within her party .

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  • Outside probe clears police chief in Miss Black Texas arrest
Outside probe clears police chief in Miss Black Texas arrest

Ponder has described the incident beginning when she, driving alone in her auto, passed a black pickup truck that was driving erratically. Ponder, 23, sued the police force and said she wanted police accountability and formal charges to be filed against Commerce Police Chief Kerry Crews.

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  • Merkel ready for Brexit talks after United Kingdom election
Merkel ready for Brexit talks after United Kingdom election

Female lawmakers: From left to right, Prime Minister to new lawmaker, 207 women were elected to the House of Commons, the most ever. A shock result in Britain's snap general election has resulted in a hung parliament in a major blow to Theresa May who wanted to boost the Conservatives majority in parliament.

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  • NSW Man Charged Over Alleged Kidnapping, Sexual Assault Of Sydney Teen
NSW Man Charged Over Alleged Kidnapping, Sexual Assault Of Sydney Teen

After allegedly kidnapping the teenager, the man is accused of sexually assaulting her at spots around Sydney before driving south towards Melbourne . The young woman, who knew the 31-year-old, told the Seven Network he wanted to use the marriage to secure an Australian citizenship. The man was taken to Wagga Wagga Police Station and charged w...

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  • Korean soldier crosses border to defect to S. Korea
Korean soldier crosses border to defect to S. Korea

The Baengnyeong drone was found days after another one was spotted in Paju, a city that sits near the demilitarized zone which divides the two countries. North Korea has about 300 unmanned aerial vehicles of different types including one designed for reconnaissance as well as combat drones, the United Nations said in a report previous year.

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  • PM's former aides Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill set for £35000 payouts
PM's former aides Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill set for £35000 payouts

The DUP only represents Northern Ireland , but it runs candidates for seats in the U.K. Parliament. "This government will guide the country through the crucial Brexit talks that begin in just 10 days and deliver on the will of the British people by taking the United Kingdom out of the European Union ", May said Friday in a Downing Street st...

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