• 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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  • Netanyahu: I told Nikki Haley It's Time to Dismantle UNRWA
Netanyahu: I told Nikki Haley It's Time to Dismantle UNRWA

Netanyahu said Hamas is "using schoolchildren as human shields and this is the enemy that we have been fighting against for many years, an enemy that is committing a twofold war crime". He also said the agency's very existence "perpetuates and does not solve the Palestinian refugee problem". "It is unacceptable that students and staff are place...

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  • FIFA removes Qatari match officials due to diplomatic crisis
FIFA removes Qatari match officials due to diplomatic crisis

A referee from Singapore, assisted by another Singaporean and two officials from Malaysia, will replace the Qatari official. Saudi Arabia and allies including the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain cut diplomatic ties with Qatar last Monday, accusing it of supporting extremism.

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  • Trump calls ex-FBI director Comey a
Trump calls ex-FBI director Comey a "leaker"

Democratic Sen. Brian Schatz of Hawaii fired back at Trump on Twitter Friday morning, saying the president appeared to be accusing Comey of a serious crime: lying to Congress. When asked when that will be, the president said, "A fairly short period of time". Though Trump has lambasted Comey as a "leaker", he also claimed "total and complete v...

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  • Attorney General Session next up for Capitol Hill scrutiny
Attorney General Session next up for Capitol Hill scrutiny

In a closed session afterward, Comey said the Federal Bureau of Investigation had received unconfirmed reports that Sessions might have had a third meeting with Ambassador Sergey Kisylak during a reception for then-candidate Donald Trump at Washington's Mayflower Hotel .

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  • Trump blasts Qatar for funding terrorism
Trump blasts Qatar for funding terrorism

A senior administration official downplayed any divergence between Trump and Tillerson's remarks in the aftermath, characterizing any perceived difference in their stance on Qatar as a "misperception". "For Qatar, we want you back among the unity of responsible nations". "The Kingdom of Bahrain stressed the necessity of Qatar's commitment to corr...

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  • London attack death toll rises to eight
London attack death toll rises to eight

One of the messages behind the training is "run, hide, tell", in case of an attack. In a statement Wednesday, relatives of Khuram Butt - one of three men to take part in the deadly massacre last Saturday - condemned the attack and called on local authorities in the United Kingdom to put a stop to others like him, who may be planning more stri...

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  • US Special Ops helping Filipino military in battle against ISIS-linked fighters
US Special Ops helping Filipino military in battle against ISIS-linked fighters

The Philippines is majority Christian, but Mindanao has a significant population of Muslims and Marawi City is overwhelmingly Muslim. "We believe the enemy has strong defensive positions", he said. A US P3 Orion surveillance plane is now operating in the skies above the city, according to local media. The US Embassy said the US special operat...

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  • Anger builds up among Tories over DUP deal
Anger builds up among Tories over DUP deal

The main opposition Labour Party surpassed expectations by winning 262. An online petition to stop an alliance between the Conservative party and the Democratic Unionist party (DUP) has gained almost 500,000 signatures. He said it was impossible to predict whether she would still be prime minister at the end of the year. DUP Leader Arle...

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  • May announces minority government and keeps top Cabinet team
May announces minority government and keeps top Cabinet team

Organisers who worked on the Sanders campaign provided assistance to Momentum , the leftwing pressure group, in the runup to the election, coaching Labour members on how to canvass voters online and offline. He said talks were seeking an agreement - which would not be a formal coalition - to keep a minority Tory government in power, the BBC re...

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  • France votes for new parliament
France votes for new parliament

Saying "France is back", Prime Minister Edouard Philippe pledged to move ahead quickly with bold reforms to French worker protections and security policy. They had 314 seats in the last election but could end up with as few as 20 seats - and possibly no more than 35 - in the new National Assembly, pollsters projected.

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  • UK defense minister Fallon says government views on Brexit haven't changed
UK defense minister Fallon says government views on Brexit haven't changed

While the prime minister fought to win the support she needs to stay in power, she still told German Chancellor Angela Merkel she plans to start Brexit talks on schedule in a couple of weeks. "Tories turn on Theresa", said the pro-conservative Daily Mail . But Graham Brady, who chairs the influential 1922 Committee of backbench Conservative la...

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  • Australian officers injured in terror attack
Australian officers injured in terror attack

On Monday night, gunman Yacqub Khayre took a woman hostage in an apartment building in Brighton, 11km south-east of Melbourne's central business district after killing an employee in the foyer. Amaq said the attack was launched because of Australia's membership in a US-led coalition fighting against the armed group in Syria and Iraq. He had "a ...

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