• Irish Taoiseach 'reassured' over Tory-DUP deal
Irish Taoiseach 'reassured' over Tory-DUP deal

Sinn Féin has stressed that its participation in the Northern Ireland assembly depends on civil rights issues being dealt with when the executive resumes. Talks between the DUP and the government "haven't proceeded in a way that DUP would have expected", sources have told Sky News . Minister Coveney said: "I will do my utmost to support the ...

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  • Does Trump think Russia hacked the election? Spicer doesn't know
Does Trump think Russia hacked the election? Spicer doesn't know

Spicer acknowledged that he's personally seen the reports, but he apparently hasn't been able to gauge where Trump stands on the issue. But those forms of communication are eroding discourse, said Kathleen Hall Jamieson, director of the Annenberg Public Policy Center at the University of Pennsylvania.

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  • Senate GOP health care bill would halt Obamacare penalties, taxes
Senate GOP health care bill would halt Obamacare penalties, taxes

The Washington Post also reported that the Senate version would still radically alter the Affordable Care Act, also known as " Obamacare ", by reducing taxes created by the 2010 law, limiting the expansion of Medicaid , reconfiguring subsidies and giving states wider abilities to opt-out of regulations.

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  • At slain Muslim teen's funeral, mourners say 'it could have been me'
At slain Muslim teen's funeral, mourners say 'it could have been me'

The news of Hassanen's murder has sparked both sorrow and outrage, as many view the incident as a hate crime that could have happened to other Muslim teenagers. "If nobody gave you a compliment, she gave you a compliment", he said. The killing is reportedly a result of road rage after Torres had an encounter with Hassanan and other teens on...

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  • Officer critically injured at Michigan airport
Officer critically injured at Michigan airport

CBS Saginaw affiliate WNEM-TV reports that the police chief has stationed officers around Flint City Hall until further notice. Federal investigators say Amor Ftouhi, 50, legally entered the USA on June 16 at the Lake Champlain, New York, border crossing.

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  • United States forces shoot down Iranian drone over Syria as fighting escalates
United States forces shoot down Iranian drone over Syria as fighting escalates

Syrian government forces and pro-government militias, supported by Russian Federation and Iran , are fighting both rebel groups and IS. (Arab 24 network, via AP, File). The United States, he added, "is dealing with it defensively and reactively". Besides allowing national Republicans to exhale, Handel ended a personal losing streak, including...

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  • Beyoncé May Have Already Given Birth To Her Twins
Beyoncé May Have Already Given Birth To Her Twins

On Instagram , Knowles also posted a digital card that reads: "Hapy birthday to the twins!" The message was accompanied by several hashtags including #birthday #beyonce #jayz #twins and #happybirthday. Jay Z and Beyonce during The 59th GRAMMY Awards at STAPLES Center on February 12 in Los Angeles, California. Beyoncé had a baby shower, ca...

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  • Australia halts Syria air strikes after Russian Federation warning
Australia halts Syria air strikes after Russian Federation warning

He did not specify, though, whether contacts between the U.S. and Russian forces are maintained through a channel established in accordance with the memorandum on preventing mid-air incidents and ensuring flights safety. Russian Federation responded by warning it would track aircraft from the US -led coalition as potential targets over Syria and su...

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  • Michigan fires contractor doing Enbridge oil pipeline risk analysis
Michigan fires contractor doing Enbridge oil pipeline risk analysis

The Michigan Attorney General says this is a violation of conflict of interest prohibitions contained in the contract. Sixteen sections of underwater oil and gas pipelines in the Straits of Mackinac were found unsupported on the Great Lakes bottom during 2003 inspections - spans of 140 feet or longer, well beyond state requirements for mooring th...

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  • Trump breaks campaign promise on
Trump breaks campaign promise on "dreamers"

The move on DACA does not change the tone and approach of the administration, Lorella Praeli, director of immigration policy and campaigns at the American Civil Liberties Union, said in a statement . Whether or not DACA remains intact, the program affects roughly 800,000 illegal immigrants that are now in the United States . Under this program,...

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  • US weighs travel ban to North Korea
US weighs travel ban to North Korea

The Warmbier family's "objection to an autopsy was honored", the office said , and only an external examination was performed. "I am anxious about other detainees, what they go through", he said. He said Warmbier was breathing on his own at the time and his vital signs were normal but could not speak or move voluntarily. Last week, his treat...

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  • Here's What The Queen Laid Out In Her Speech To Parliament
Here's What The Queen Laid Out In Her Speech To Parliament

The monarch reads the speech on behalf of the government. According to a recent survey commissioned by Pride in London , almost half of the LGBT community in London say they were victims of hate crime in the last 12 months. There was no mention of a planned state visit by United States president Donald Trump . Britain's Prime Minister ...

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  • Qatar opens channels with Oman ports
Qatar opens channels with Oman ports

Kuwait has tried to mediate in the crisis between Qatar and other Arab nations over Doha's alleged support of Islamists and its ties to Iran . They have accused Qatar of supporting terrorism and destabilizing the region. The four countries have cut off sea traffic to Qatar as part of severing diplomatic ties to the tiny, energy-rich nation. S...

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  • Sen. Coons: Otto Warmbier's Death
Sen. Coons: Otto Warmbier's Death "Tantamount To Murder Of An American Citizen"

Allen Groves, dead of students at the university, said news of Warmbier's death was "simply devastating". They will also talk about tensions in the South China Sea . His death was announced on Monday. The University of Virginia student was accused of trying to steal a propaganda banner while visiting with a tour group.

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  • Will Theresa May become Brexit's scapegoat?
Will Theresa May become Brexit's scapegoat?

The danger is that the Conservatives don't find a way to argue him out of that position. Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May and her husband Phillip arrive at a church in Sonning, Britain June 18, 2017 . Failure to reach a long-term agreement, however, will leave May's administration vulnerable to being voted down by opposition parties. Bri...

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  • North Korea Launches Four Anti-Ship Missiles
North Korea Launches Four Anti-Ship Missiles

The vote came after North Korea fired what it claimed was a new type of ballistic missile from Wonsan that Japanese and South Korean monitors said flew 248 miles (400 kilometers) east of the Korean Peninsula. North Korea on Thursday fired multiple land-to-ship missiles off its east coast, South Korea's military has said. It is the third sin...

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  • Qatar will keep gas flowing to UAE
Qatar will keep gas flowing to UAE

He said that despite the row, the Gulf nations had pledged to allow the massive USA base in Qatar, where 10,000 American soldiers are based, to function normally. Talking to ISNA news agency on Sunday, Jaberi Ansari said the unannounced visit should not be taken to mean that Iran is acting opportunistically. "They support groups linked to Al-Qaeda...

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  • Emma Watson Hides Copies Of 'The Handmaid's Tale' Around Paris
Emma Watson Hides Copies Of 'The Handmaid's Tale' Around Paris

So it only makes sense that Watson, an avid reader and women's rights advocate , would be on board with spreading the book's message far and wide through her stealthy book-hiding techniques, which have been well-documented over the course of the previous year.

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  • Portugal wildfires 'started by arsonists,' says firefighter chief
Portugal wildfires 'started by arsonists,' says firefighter chief

The Civil Protection Agency says it hopes to contain the flames Tuesday, though temperatures forecast to reach 43 degrees Celsius (109 Fahrenheit) and gusting winds remain a threat. When the fire broke out on Saturday, ... Officials with the Portuguese government and the Civil Protection Agency said they could not confirm the crash.

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  • North Korean officials troubled by Warmbier death
North Korean officials troubled by Warmbier death

Warmbier was detained in January 2016 while visiting North Korea at the end of a five-day tour. The Hamilton County Coroner's Office in Warmbier's home state of OH said it will rely on an external examination of the 22-year-old's body and medical records to determine the cause of death.

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