• Trump announces changes to Obama-era Cuba policy
Trump announces changes to Obama-era Cuba policy

Tom Emmer, R-Minn., said Trump's policy was "misguided" and will hurt the U.S. economically. President Donald Trump has demanded that Cuba return a woman convicted in the murder of a New Jersey state trooper. The U.S. Office of Foreign Assets Control, which implements these policies, has also not yet announced how it will respond to the cha...

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  • Mike Pence checks on Steve Scalise in DC hospital after Virginia shooting
Mike Pence checks on Steve Scalise in DC hospital after Virginia shooting

Richmond, who plays for the Democratic team, said he had visited the hospital twice and planned to go again before Thursday night's game at Nationals Park. Speaking on the House floor, Rep. Glenn Thompson, R-Pa., issued a call to "replace the hateful rhetoric and resistance with respect". She noted that she has received numerous threats herself ove...

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  • Trump to announce curbs on business with Cuban military
Trump to announce curbs on business with Cuban military

The Cuban government has rejected the newly-announced U.S. policy towards the country and said that any attempt to change the political system on the island would be "destined to fail". Craig Spence, secretary general of the International Council of Aircraft Owner and Pilot Associations, explained that the restrictions will not go into effect until...

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  • Ariana Grande's 'One Love Manchester' Raises $2.6 Million
Ariana Grande's 'One Love Manchester' Raises $2.6 Million

The concert also came one day after an attack at London Bridge killed seven and injured 48 . And at the time of writing, the whopping sum has already been raised through ticket sales, merchandise, and other donations, with over £2 million alone coming from text message donations from within the United Kingdom during the three hours that the co...

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  • London tower cladding not graded fire-resistant
London tower cladding not graded fire-resistant

William said the tragedy was "one of the most awful things I have ever seen" during the visit to the Westway Sports Centre, near the charred remains of the high-rise building in west London . "We need to have an explanation for this", she said. She declined to speak to anyone outside the meeting where an angry crowd had gathered and police broke...

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  • Senate passes new sanctions bill targeting Iran, Russia
Senate passes new sanctions bill targeting Iran, Russia

He's instead castigated his own intelligence community and rejected its assessment that Russia's hacking and disinformation campaign was meant to aid his candidacy. The Crapo Amendment on Russian Federation mostly was created to prevent the president from removing any sanctions without Congressional permission, but quickly expanded to include l...

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  • Kate Middleton Surprises Victims of the London Bridge Terror Attack
Kate Middleton Surprises Victims of the London Bridge Terror Attack

The Duchess of Cambridge surprised recovering victims of the London Bridge terror attack on Monday by making a visit to King's College Hospital. Southwark Coroner's Court heard how eight victims were murdered on 3 June when three attackers ploughed into pedestrians on London Bridge before going on a stabbing spree in Borough Market.

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  • Seven US sailors missing after US Navy destroyer collides with merchant ship
Seven US sailors missing after US Navy destroyer collides with merchant ship

SEVEN crew members are reportedly missing after a US Navy destroyer collided with a cargo ship off the coast of Japan . This item clarifies that Richardson is the head of Navy . The USS Fitzgerald was back at its home port in Japan early Saturday evening, its bridge listing to its right as it sat in the harbor at Yokosuka Naval Base, sout...

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  • Captain injured, 7 crew missing after USA destroyer and merchant ship collide
Captain injured, 7 crew missing after USA destroyer and merchant ship collide

Seven Navy sailors are missing an. The 7th Fleet commander, Vice Admiral Joseph Aucoin, thanked the Japanese Coast guard in a post on the fleet's Facebook page, adding: "We are committed to ensuring the safe return of the ship to port in Yokosuka".

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  • At least 65 people missing or feared dead in London fire
At least 65 people missing or feared dead in London fire

Police said although initial report suggested the fire was not lit deliberately, the investigation would continue to examine if any criminal offences had been committed. May met with hospitalized survivors Friday after coming under criticism for failing to meet with angry residents of the building earlier in the week.

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  • Crooked Hill Road exit sign altered to read Crooked Hillary
Crooked Hill Road exit sign altered to read Crooked Hillary

The president also insisted that the Russian Federation investigation was a "witch hunt" before turning his ire on Clinton in two tweets Thursday afternoon. Comey was sacked soon afterwards. Besides the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the intelligence committee, other probes into possible Trump campaign ties with Moscow are being con...

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  • Scalise's condition improves, but more operations and long hospital stay expected
Scalise's condition improves, but more operations and long hospital stay expected

Members of Congress took the field at Washington's Nationals Park on Thursday night for the game, many wearing hats to honour Scalise. Despite the tragedy, Pence said the best of America will shine at Thursday night's congressional baseball game , for which the lawmakers were practicing when they were attacked.

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  • US Navy vessel left mangled after collision with ship off Japan
US Navy vessel left mangled after collision with ship off Japan

Video taken by Japan's public broadcaster NHK showed heavy damage to the starboard side of the Fitzgerald just ahead of the control tower, and that the ship had taken on water. More aircraft and ships, including the USS Dewey and two navy tugs were being dispatched as quickly as practicable to provide assistance. It said the destroyer had experi...

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  • President Trump Reportedly Wanting to Fire Mueller
President Trump Reportedly Wanting to Fire Mueller

On Monday, speculation was stoked that Trump was considering terminating Mueller, after a confidante of the president suggested it was under consideration. Hours after the interview , White House spokesman Sean Spicer did not deny the claim, but said: "Mr Ruddy never spoke to the president regarding this issue".

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  • AG Jeff Sessions Wants To Block Laws Protecting Marijuana Users
AG Jeff Sessions Wants To Block Laws Protecting Marijuana Users

Those legal controls-which bar Sessions's Justice Department from funding crackdowns on the medical cannabis programs legalized by 29 states and Washington, D.C. Most experts believe that powerful forces from the pharmaceutical companies have lobbied the federal government to end the use of medical marijuana because the drugs that it replaces, ...

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  • Congressional Baseball Game raises more than $1 million
Congressional Baseball Game raises more than $1 million

Rep. Mo Brooks, R-Ala., who was at the baseball practice when the shooting happened, told CNN that after Scalise was shot he was "dragging his body" to escape, leaving behind a trail of blood. His doctors indicated Scalise suffered internal wounds and fractured bones, and was due for additional surgery. Pelosi also cited past remarks by T...

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  • Jobs and economy must take priority in Brexit talks - Hammond
Jobs and economy must take priority in Brexit talks - Hammond

The EU's chief Brexit negotiator, Michael Barnier and the UK's Brexit minister, David Davis , will meet in Brussels on Monday (19 June), kicking off negotiations likely to take nearly two years. Mr Gabriel echoed the remarks of French president Emmanuel Macron, who on Wednesday dealt a blow to "hard" Brexit by suggesting the process can ...

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  • Launch-criminal-probe-into-Grenfell-Tower-fire
Launch-criminal-probe-into-Grenfell-Tower-fire

In a TV interview following her visit, May was told that some residents wished she had spoken to them as well as firefighters and had gone to see the community centres where local people are offering support to those affected. "I do believe the number will increase", police commander Stuart Cundy told reporters in front of the charred Grenfell Towe...

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  • PM Theresa May visits hospitalized fire victims
PM Theresa May visits hospitalized fire victims

Scuffles broke out near the Kensington and Chelsea town hall offices Friday as demonstrators chanting " We want justice! " surged toward the doors. Members of the media report they are being targeted by angry members of the public. Residents and victims have expressed outrage at Prime Minister Theresa May , who visited the site the day before wi...

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  • Police commander says London tower block search may take months
Police commander says London tower block search may take months

Asked if the death toll could climb to triple figures , he said: "From a personal perspective, I really hope it isn't". London Fire Brigade chief Dany Cotton earlier said urban search units backed by specialist dog teams would scour the building as structural surveyors helped make the tower safe.

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