• Southern Baptist Convention Condemns White Supremacy
Southern Baptist Convention Condemns White Supremacy

A day later, he apologized . A national meeting of Southern Baptists will consider condemning the political movement known as the "alt-right" amid an uproar over the denomination's commitment to confronting prejudice. A Southern Baptist Convention proposal to condemn a white nationalist group drew some backlash during the convention's annual...

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  • London terror attack: Scotland Yard makes 21st arrest from Barking
London terror attack: Scotland Yard makes 21st arrest from Barking

All 3 were shot and killed. "Immediately, I thought it would be terrorist-related", the 41-year-old said. The intended truck was smaller but similar to the one used in the Nice attack a year ago that killed 86 people and injured hundreds in the resort town in the south of France.

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  • Yes, Trump really has considered firing Mueller
Yes, Trump really has considered firing Mueller

But even if that happened, Rosenstein would have to put in writing the specific reason for firing Mueller. The reports started when a friend of the president's, Chris Ruddy , told reporters that the president was considering Mueller's termination.

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  • Friend Claims Trump 'Considering' Firing Mueller, Schiff Says 'Don't Waste Our Time'
Friend Claims Trump 'Considering' Firing Mueller, Schiff Says 'Don't Waste Our Time'

Mueller and former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey worked closely for years in the George W. Bush administration, when Mueller was Federal Bureau of Investigation director and Comey was deputy attorney general. "Mr Ruddy never spoke to the president regarding this issue, with respect to this subject, only the president or his...

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  • Trump friend clashes with White House over special counsel claims
Trump friend clashes with White House over special counsel claims

White House officials confirmed that Ruddy was the White House Monday, but said he didn't meet with the president and never spoke with him about the issue. "It's not just you want the investigation to go away [or] you suggest that the investigation goes away - you've got to take really affirmative action".

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  • Most in Portugal's forest fire died in cars
Most in Portugal's forest fire died in cars

The mayor of Pedrogao Grande , Valdemar Alves, said that due to the area being forested, they have experienced fires before, but never to this extent. The European Union has also offered assistance to local emergency efforts. Mr Costa said firefighting crews are having difficulties in approaching the area because the flames are "very inten...

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  • Germany set to open its first liberal mosque in Berlin
Germany set to open its first liberal mosque in Berlin

One of them, female imam Elham Manea, who led the prayers on Friday and also teaches political science at Zurich University, said it had been possible in the 1960s and 1970s in Malaysia and Indonesia for men and women to pray together in mosques but that there had since been a "re-Islamisation" based on a fundamentalist interpretation of the Quran....

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  • Food poisoning at Iraqi refugee camp kills two and leaves hundreds ill
Food poisoning at Iraqi refugee camp kills two and leaves hundreds ill

Irbil Governor Nawzad Hadi said only one person - a child - had died. Rizgar Obed , a camp supervisor from the Barzani Charity Foundation, told Rudaw that authorities had previously banned outside organizations from bringing food to the camp, but they changed the regulations because they were "under great pressure".

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  • Britain left 'sombre' by London tower inferno, says Queen
Britain left 'sombre' by London tower inferno, says Queen

One opposition lawmaker urged the Conservative government and police to immediately seize all documents related to the tower renovation. The group a year ago completed a 10 million pound ($12.8 million) renovation that included new outside insulation panels, double-paned windows and a communal heating system.

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  • U.S. military wounded in Afghanistan
U.S. military wounded in Afghanistan

On 11 June, the Taliban claimed responsibility for a similar operation in the east of the country, perpetrated by an infected Afghan soldier who had killed three USA soldiers and wounded a fourth in an operation in eastern Nangarhar province, Of the fighters of the Islamic State group.

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  • United Kingdom govt rushes staff for rehabilitation of London fire victims
United Kingdom govt rushes staff for rehabilitation of London fire victims

Following the meeting, May released a strongly-worded statement in which she said on-the-ground support for families in the immediate aftermath of the blaze "was not good enough". The protesters made their way through an automatic door at the local Kensington and Chelsea town hall. The bishop praised the way the residents raised and explained the...

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  • 62 dead in central Portugal wildfires; many killed in cars
62 dead in central Portugal wildfires; many killed in cars

The prime minister said the death toll could rise as firefighters inspected charred remains of some buildings in remote villages. "It is hard to say if they were fleeing the flames or were taken by surprise", he said. The rest of the bodies were found outside of the cars or in the forest, the official said. Portugal's prime minister has thanked...

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  • Rajnath appeals for calm in Darjeeling
Rajnath appeals for calm in Darjeeling

According to sources, the West Bengal state government has blocked mobile internet in the hills in a bid to prevent people from mass gathering. "Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said we have a link with north-east based terrorists group, which is totally wrong".

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  • Twitter Reacts To Philando Castile Shooting Verdict That Acquitted Officer Jeronimo Yanez
Twitter Reacts To Philando Castile Shooting Verdict That Acquitted Officer Jeronimo Yanez

Paul, Minn., Friday, June 16, 2017. Protesters march on University Avenue in St. Paul on Friday, June 16. A gathering point for them became an occupation in front of the governor's mansion in St. Tamir Rice, a 12-year-old boy with a pellet gun tucked into his waistband, was fatally shot by a white Cleveland police officer in November 2014. "P...

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  • Death toll in Portugal forest fires rises to 62
Death toll in Portugal forest fires rises to 62

Dozens of people have died in a number of forest fires in central Portugal , as temperatures pass 40C. Sources from Portugal's Judicial Police told EFE that the likely cause of the fire was a bolt of lightning that struck a dry tree in the heavily-forested area.

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  • Warriors say decision has not been made about White House visit
Warriors say decision has not been made about White House visit

Superstar Steph Curry made headlines earlier this season when he was asked about Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank saying Trump a "real asset " to the country. "But everything that we went through as a team, individually, as an organization makes this day so much sweeter". Professional athletes skipping out on the White House visit for political ...

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  • Youngster Andre Silva becoming Ronaldo's ideal wingman
Youngster Andre Silva becoming Ronaldo's ideal wingman

They will be led by former Barcelona defender Rafael Marquez, still going strong at 38 - while Ronaldo will win his 140th cap in the game, Marquez will be making his 139th worldwide appearance. The stock response has been that Portugal is much more than Ronaldo and that if Mexico diverts all its attention to trying to stop the Real Madrid f...

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  • Trump confirms in tweet that he is under investigation
Trump confirms in tweet that he is under investigation

The focus on Rosenstein sharpened Friday because the President attacked the deputy attorney general in a tweet , blaming him for what he terms a " witch hunt ". The top Democrat on that committee, Dianne Feinstein of California, said, "The message the president is sending through his tweets is that he believes the rule of law doesn't apply to hi...

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  • Modi meets Xi amidst differences over NSG bid, CPEC
Modi meets Xi amidst differences over NSG bid, CPEC

PM Modi also expressed his gratitude towards the other member countries that supported India's membership to SCO. The SCO is a Eurasian political, economic, and military organization which was founded in 1996 in Shanghai by the leaders of China , Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia , Tajikistan , and Uzbekistan .

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  • Donald Trump to restrict Cuba travel and trade in latest Obama rollback
Donald Trump to restrict Cuba travel and trade in latest Obama rollback

On Thursday, he said that change is coming. "And we've already seen significant changes", said Williams. In practice, however, many recent changes to boost ties to Cuba will stay as they are. "Travel brings people and cultures together, so we are excited about the upcoming cruises to Cuba for our guests", Carnival said. Those on both sides of the...

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