• Syrian army halts combat operations for two days in southern city
Syrian army halts combat operations for two days in southern city

Russian Federation has proposed July 4 as the start of a two-day round of Syria peace talks in Kazakhstan's capital Astana. A kitten walks on the rubble of damaged buildings in a rebel-held part of the southern city of Deraa. The damaged Al-Rahman mosque is pictured at al-Nuaimah village in Deraa province, Syria on June 17, 2017. Deraa city l...

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  • Virat Kohli is under more pressure, claims Mohammad Amir
Virat Kohli is under more pressure, claims Mohammad Amir

We have to defeat them but they shouldn't make it easy for us". If they can do that, the Edgbaston match and all the other previous encounters could well be history. "But I can tell you one thing - we have come to win", he added. "I think it's about conditions and match situations". "We haven't spoken about this game in any different way", capt...

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  • US Weighs Sanctions on Countries Doing Business with North Korea
US Weighs Sanctions on Countries Doing Business with North Korea

Tillerson's remarks reflect the deep disappointment that has seeped through the Congress, which is now planning legislation to cut off aid to the Palestinian Authority if the "pay to slay" policy does not end. "We follow this closely", Lieberman told Israel's public radio on Wednesday. But on Wednesday, Israeli officials were also flummoxed by ...

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  • Iraqi forces launch assault on Mosul Old City: army
Iraqi forces launch assault on Mosul Old City: army

Pro-Assad forces in Syria, mainly comprising Iraqi Shi'ite militias, last week reached the Iraqi border north-east of Tanf, potentially preventing the USA -backed rebels from taking more territory from Islamic State alongside the border area with Iraq.

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  • British prime minister eyes deal to prop up minority government
British prime minister eyes deal to prop up minority government

The DUP leader dismissed suggestions her deal with the Tories undermined the peace process. The Northern Ireland-based party is being courted by May to create an alliance to push through the Conservative Party's agenda after a disastrous snap election left May short of a majority in Parliament.

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  • North Korea freed, sentenced to prison, American student
North Korea freed, sentenced to prison, American student

On arriving in Cincinnatti's Lunken Airport, Warmbier was transferred to a waiting ambulance that rushed him to the University of Cincinnati Medical Center for urgent treatment, Fox News reported . "Otto has left North Korea ", his parents said in a statement to CNN. His family says he is in a coma. On this trip, he has already been roundly c...

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  • GOP's Scalise Upgraded to Serious Condition After More Surgery
GOP's Scalise Upgraded to Serious Condition After More Surgery

Democrats and Republicans are facing off in Thursday's Congressional Baseball Game a day after a gunman wounded five people at the Republican team's practice. He was said to have been awake on scene; however, underwent shock during his transportation to the trauma center. But he added: "We fully expect him to be able to walk", and "hopefully run...

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  • Interior minister says Paris Notre Dame attacker shouted 'This is for Syria'
Interior minister says Paris Notre Dame attacker shouted 'This is for Syria'

At a news conference, Mr Collomb stressed that the fight against terrorism is President Emmanuel Macron's number one priority. In total, more than 230 people have been killed in a wave of attacks in France either claimed by or inspired by ISIS over the past two-and-a-half years.

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  • US President Donald Trump publicly acknowledges Russian Federation probe includes him
US President Donald Trump publicly acknowledges Russian Federation probe includes him

It was not clear whether the President was basing his tweet on direct knowledge that he is under investigation , or on reports this week that special counsel Robert Mueller is examining whether the President obstructed justice by firing Mr Comey last month amid the ongoing Russian Federation investigation.

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  • Trump Administration Officially Warns Americans Against Believing What They Read
Trump Administration Officially Warns Americans Against Believing What They Read

The recently confirmed associate attorney general would take over if the deputy, Rod Rosenstein , is unable to serve. Rosenstein now has such authority because Attorney General Jeff Sessions recused himself on March 2 after revelations of previously undisclosed meetings with Russia's ambassador to Washington while he was a Trump campaign...

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  • Michel Barnier warns UK it faces cliff edge 'no deal' Brexit
Michel Barnier warns UK it faces cliff edge 'no deal' Brexit

May has dismissed calls to resign following the dismal election result and on Monday faced her MPs and vowed to govern. Ms. Hills said that when she first found out about Brexit and that Britain had voted to leave the European Union in the June 2016 referendum, there was some concern and worry.

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  • Scalise upgraded from 'critical' to 'serious'
Scalise upgraded from 'critical' to 'serious'

Louisiana member Mr Scalise, 51, was one of five people shot when gunman James Hodgkinson opened fire as the Republican team practised for a charity game against Democrats in Alexandria, Virginia , on Wednesday. President Donald Trump did not attend but in a video address shown on the stadium's giant screen praised the friendly nature of the...

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  • Rep. Steve Scalise upgraded to 'serious' condition following baseball practice shooting
Rep. Steve Scalise upgraded to 'serious' condition following baseball practice shooting

Scalise and three other people were wounded Wednesday when a gunman open fired on a Republican baseball practice in Alexandria, Virginia . (AP Photo/J. Sava said he told Scalise's family that "I am not declaring victory until he's playing ball in his back yard with his family". Mr Scalise was among five people wounded in the shooting .

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  • Cristiano Ronaldo's Supposed Transfer Fee Would Absolutely Blow Away the World Record
Cristiano Ronaldo's Supposed Transfer Fee Would Absolutely Blow Away the World Record

The original deal to sign Ronaldo from United for £80m in 2009 was negotiated by Perez's successor, Ramon Calderon, and there has always been a view that, though the deal was announced shortly after Perez had returned to the club as president, Ronaldo was never regarded as his signing.

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  • Trump's friend Christopher Ruddy says President considering firing Mueller
Trump's friend Christopher Ruddy says President considering firing Mueller

So that would leave such a decision to Rosenstein , who just appointed Mueller on May 17 to oversee the federal investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election. Attorney General Jeff Sessions attends a Cabinet meeting with President Donald Trump , Monday, June 12, 2017 , in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington.

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  • Control of NYC schools in flux as lawmakers ready to adjourn
Control of NYC schools in flux as lawmakers ready to adjourn

The mayor's plan calls for $30 million in funding to create 30,000 new jobs in the cybersecurity sector. Given the increase in security attacks and breaches, the company is looking forward to the de Blasio administration taking initiative to make "cybersecurity a priority for New York City businesses", said Aleksandr Yampolskiy, CEO and cofound...

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  • Gunman went to Republican baseball practice with a list of names
Gunman went to Republican baseball practice with a list of names

The game, a charity match between teams of Democrats and Republicans played almost every year since 1909, usually draws about 10,000. On Thursday night, almost 25,000 were in attendance at Nationals Park, the stadium of the Washington Nationals.

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  • Russian Federation probe expands to include Kushner's business dealings
Russian Federation probe expands to include Kushner's business dealings

It was previously reported that investigators were looking into meetings Kushner had with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak , as well as head of state-owned Russian bank Sergey Gorkov back in December of past year. Specifically, the investigation is focusing on a meeting Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser had with the head of a Russian...

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  • London apartment blaze: Firefighter's despair he 'could have done more'
London apartment blaze: Firefighter's despair he 'could have done more'

Cundy said there may have been other people in the tower that police are not aware of, which would add to the final death toll. The latest figure included the 30 already confirmed to have died in the devastating fire on Wednesday. The building was gutted in a blaze early Wednesday morning that has also left dozens missing and hundreds of others...

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  • Isolation of Qatar 'inhumane and against Islamic values', says Turkey President Erdogan
Isolation of Qatar 'inhumane and against Islamic values', says Turkey President Erdogan

Up until last week the majority of Qatar's milk came from Saudi Arabia . The Arab states blocked direct flights with Qatar and all except Bahrain barred Qatari flights from using their airspace. The government said the Gulf region is very important for world trade, especially energy, as well as regional peace and stability. Still, Jubeir says ...

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