• Government establishes gun amnesty amid terror concerns
Government establishes gun amnesty amid terror concerns

In announcing the new amnesty - which will run for three months from July 1 - Justice Minister Michael Keenan said it was an attempt to stop unsafe weapons falling into "the wrong hands". While individual states periodically run amnesties, this is the first national one since 35 people died at the historic Tasmanian colonial convict site of Port Ar...

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  • 10-month-old fatally shot while on walk with his father
10-month-old fatally shot while on walk with his father

Part of the description reads: 'It is with the heaviest of hearts that we mourn unexpected and sudden passing of Baby Messiah Justice Marshall. Houston police are looking for three men after one of them shot at a man taking his 10-month-old son for a walk outside an apartment complex and killed the infant.

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  • USA student freed from North Korea has severe brain injury
USA student freed from North Korea has severe brain injury

To honour his son, Fred Warmbier wore the same jacket Otto wore when North Korea presented him before the media on February 29 2016, at an event where he tearfully confessed that he tried to steal a propaganda banner. Nor did they speculate upon a definitive cause for his condition or injuries because they haven't received credible information abou...

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  • Search for victims at London high-rise fire continues
Search for victims at London high-rise fire continues

The death toll from the Grenfell Tower fire in west London has risen to 17. A video has also been published by The Sun that reveals the devastation of the blaze, depicting flooded floors, piles of charred debris and even a wrapped dead body.

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  • Carnival Corporation (CCL) Lifted to Outperform at Wolfe Research
Carnival Corporation (CCL) Lifted to Outperform at Wolfe Research

United Services Automobile Association now owns 1,524,970 shares of the company's stock worth $74,449,000 after buying an additional 24,089 shares during the last quarter. For investors, Forward P/E ratio allows a quick snapshot of the company's finances without getting bogged down in the details of an accounting report.

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  • In stern rebuke of Mideast ally, United States raps Qatar on terror funds
In stern rebuke of Mideast ally, United States raps Qatar on terror funds

India has said it is closely following the situation in the Gulf region in the wake of the decision by Saudi Arabia and some other countries to break diplomatic relations with Qatar . "The blockade is hindering USA military actions in the region and the campaign against ISIS". But turning up the heat on Qatar so soon after the countries cut ...

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  • Special counsel Mueller investigating Jared Kushner's finances, Washington Post reports
Special counsel Mueller investigating Jared Kushner's finances, Washington Post reports

The Justice Department's investigation into Russian involvement in the 2016 election is looking at Kushner's multiple roles in the Trump administration, including the Trump campaign's 2016 data analytics operation; his relationship with former national security adviser Michael Flynn; and Kushner's own contacts with Russians, according to USA offici...

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  • Atlanta Fed Raises Second Quarter GDP Growth View to 3.2 Percent
Atlanta Fed Raises Second Quarter GDP Growth View to 3.2 Percent

Mueller is investigating alleged Russian interference in the 2016 US presidential election and possible collusion with the Trump campaign. The tone of caution investors were anticipating from the Fed was replaced by a strong determination to continue tightening in response to falling employment while accepting the prolonged periods of weak inflatio...

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  • Third French death confirmed after London Bridge attack
Third French death confirmed after London Bridge attack

Butt, a father-of-two who appeared on Channel 4 documentary The Jihadis Next Door , was also reported to the anti-terror hotline in 2015 for showing signs of "extremism or radicalisation". The visible police presence remains, however - as does the memory of the attack in the minds of British voters, just one day before the country undertakes its n...

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  • ACLU Sues to Block Deportation of Local Iraqis; Cites Dangers Back Home
ACLU Sues to Block Deportation of Local Iraqis; Cites Dangers Back Home

The inability of USA immigration officials to guarantee the safety of Chaldean Christians and Kurdish Iraqis leaves many , including Martin Manna, president of the Chaldean Community Foundation , anxious about the move to push for deportations.

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  • Obstruction of justice case on Trump
Obstruction of justice case on Trump

After media reports said President Donald Trump was thinking about firing Mueller, Rosenstein told the Senate Committee on Appropriations only he can give Mueller the boot. "I think he's weighing that option", Mr Ruddy said on PBS NewsHour . Yet that tweet contradicts what Gingrich tweeted just less than a month ago, saying , " Robert M...

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  • Steve Scalise to undergo third surgery from gunshot in mass shooting
Steve Scalise to undergo third surgery from gunshot in mass shooting

During the five-minute video, you can see members of the GOP baseball team scurrying for cover. The interview was first reported by PBS. Reacting to the shooting of House Majority Whip Rep. In a statement, Texas Rep. Roger Williams, one of the team's coaches, said one of his staff members, legislative correspondent Zack Barth, was shot during ...

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  • Shale oil boom to hurt OPEC well into 2018
Shale oil boom to hurt OPEC well into 2018

Crude oil prices have dropped this week in response to several reports that show rising output and lackluster demand, with market players questioning the effectiveness of OPEC's production cuts. Fesharaki, an expert in the energy market and an academic warned that the world may witness a drastic fall in price of a barrel of Oil to $30 if th...

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  • London council criticised for lacklustre response to fire
London council criticised for lacklustre response to fire

After a brief stay in Earl's Court, the family moved to Kensal Rise, which is close to Grenfell Tower. Another witness, Saimar Lleshi, saw people tying together sheets in an attempt to escape. The cause of the fire is still not known although accusing fingers are being pointed at the poor quality material used in the building that was origi...

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  • Singer Adele pays visit to Grenfell Tower fire site
Singer Adele pays visit to Grenfell Tower fire site

It had 120 flats and between 400 and 600 people . Sixty firefighters remain on the scene, but the fire service warned they do not expect to find any more survivors in the ashes, and the number of fatalities may still rise. "It was more about making it look better for the people who want to regenerate the estate", she said. Eyewitness reports...

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  • Passenger 'tried to hijack' Malaysia Airlines plane
Passenger 'tried to hijack' Malaysia Airlines plane

The passenger reportedly claimed to have explosives. He was "tackled by 11 others on the flight" according to a witness, and did not get inside the cockpit. " Malaysia Airlines together with the Australian authorities will be investigating the incident", the statement added. The Sri Lankan national was overpowered by crew members and pas...

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  • Attacker nursed grievances against Trump, GOP
Attacker nursed grievances against Trump, GOP

The assailant had nursed grievances against President Donald Trump and the GOP - and was shot by police and later died. Trump was informed of the shooting minutes after it occurred. Twenty-six Democratic members of Congress and 33 of their Republican colleagues are signed up to play in Thursday's game - a tradition that's been around since 190...

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  • Shooter at Republican Baseball Practice Contacted Congressional Office 10 Times
Shooter at Republican Baseball Practice Contacted Congressional Office 10 Times

Bernie Sanders , according to the Vermont senator, who condemned the attack. Matt Corridoni, a spokesman for MA 6th District Congressman Seth Moulton, D-Salem, said Moulton was not at the early morning batting practice and does not play in the game, but he does normally attend the bipartisan Congressional Baseball Game, which is scheduled for tom...

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  • Scalise After Shooting: 'His Condition Is Critical'
Scalise After Shooting: 'His Condition Is Critical'

Hodgkinson, a Belleville, Illinois, home inspector who had been living out of his van near the park, had a social media page filled with criticism of Republicans and the Trump administration. "It's time to destroy Trump & Co". "We held each other", said Williams. Proceedings were canceled for the day in the House, and instead Speaker Paul Ryan ...

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  • Several Congressmen React to Virginia Shooting
Several Congressmen React to Virginia Shooting

The California Democrat notes that she herself is now featured in millions of dollars of attack ads running in a Georgia House district where there's a hard-fought special election next week. In an interview with NOLA.com , LSU athletic director Joe Alleva said he responded to a request for gear by sending hats, towels and shirts for both the Demo...

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