• Federation Internationale de Football Association chief Infantino says level of Confederations Cup organization ideal
Federation Internationale de Football Association chief Infantino says level of Confederations Cup organization ideal

Ricardo Quaresma had given showed great composure to control Ronaldo's defence splitting pass to him before fooling the Mexico keeper with one touch and tapping into an empty goal. "We were always more risky than them, both in our organised play and on the counter attack". The result left European champion Portugal and Gold Cup victor M...

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  • U.S. military repositioning aircraft over Syria
U.S. military repositioning aircraft over Syria

Earlier, Russia warned it would track US-led coalition aircraft in central Syria as " targets " and halted an incident-prevention hotline with Washington . Russian Defense Ministry said its own warplanes had been in the same space as the Syrian-U.S. strike, according to The Washington Post . Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu later said that the ...

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  • US student freed by North Korea dies in hospital aged 22
US student freed by North Korea dies in hospital aged 22

His parents say he died Monday afternoon . North Korea said he went into a coma after contracting botulism and taking a sleeping pill. The University of Virginia student was arrested in Pyongyang in January 2016, and as we have reported , was "accused of trying to steal a propaganda poster from an employee area of his hotel".

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  • Everything you need to know about the Finsbury Park attack
Everything you need to know about the Finsbury Park attack

Those who agitate against Muslims en masse may not be breaking the law, but they do bear some responsibility for what happens next. Witness Abdiqadir Warra told AFP the van "drove at people" and that some of the victims were carried for several metres along the road.

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  • Over 90000 inmates in Uttar Pradesh to perform asanas on Yoga Day
Over 90000 inmates in Uttar Pradesh to perform asanas on Yoga Day

China also backed India's move in the United Nations to make 21 June as International Yoga Day, giving a fillip to hundreds of yoga clubs and organisations. In Washington, hundreds of yoga enthusiasts gathered in front of historic National Mall to perform asanas . Invented only 20 years ago, yin yoga is a more meditative practice with...

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  • Is Donald Trump Under Investigation for Obstruction of Justice?
Is Donald Trump Under Investigation for Obstruction of Justice?

In a comment Friday on his Twitter account, Trump said , "I am being investigated for firing the FBI Director by the man who told me to fire the FBI Director!" The reasons behind Trump's annoyance with the special counsel investigation are entirely political: He's hypersensitive to questions surrounding his legitimacy, he chafes at the idea ...

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  • Britain seeks 'special' European Union ties as Brexit talks begin
Britain seeks 'special' European Union ties as Brexit talks begin

The two men, along with their negotiating teams, will attempt to form an agreement on Britain's financial commitments to the bloc, the so-called " Brexit Bill" before they take on the thorny issue of the U.K.'s trade relationship once it leaves the European Union in 2019.

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  • Over 100000 have voted so far in Georgia's special election
Over 100000 have voted so far in Georgia's special election

A lot is at stake in Tuesday's special election . With campaign spending expected to top $50 million, the race to fill the suburban Atlanta congressional district, vacated when Tom Price was named Health and Human Services Secretary, is the most expensive in USA history.

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  • Tensions escalate over USA downing Syrian jet
Tensions escalate over USA downing Syrian jet

In a move that will fan tensions between Washington and Moscow , Russia made clear it was changing its military posture in response to the US downing of the jet. That U.S. strike, carried out by hellfire missiles launched from naval destroyers in the Eastern Mediterranean Sea, destroyed some 20 Syrian aircraft.

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  • After fire, May's government says will act to protect Britons
After fire, May's government says will act to protect Britons

I have heard horrifying stories from the fire brigade, from police and from victims themselves who were in that tower but also from other local residents, some of whom of course have not been able to go back to their homes either. "I assured the Prime Minister that all agencies under my control as Mayor support this effort, and will provide any h...

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  • Indian-origin leader Leo Varadkar elected as Ireland's Prime Minister
Indian-origin leader Leo Varadkar elected as Ireland's Prime Minister

And that is a republic in which every citizen gets a fair go and has the opportunity to succeed. On Wednesday afternoon, Varadkar will meet with President Michael D. Mr Adams warned that Mr Varadkar had in the past mistakenly engaged in abuse and invective during Dail exchanges. I hope and expect this to be a very early priority for the new Ta...

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  • Parliament majority for Macron's party
Parliament majority for Macron's party

Investors across Europe greeted the victory of a massive parliamentary majority for the party of Emmanuel Macron with delight, buying up European stocks on Monday morning. Le Pen fought for the same seat in 2012, losing by 118 votes to the Socialist Philippe Kemel, who was eliminated this year in the first round of the parliamentary election ...

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  • London mosque attack leaves one dead and several injured
London mosque attack leaves one dead and several injured

The man suspected of deliberately driving a van into a crowd of worshippers outside a mosque has been identified as Darren Osborne, a 47-year-old father of four. - The Islington borough of North London , of which Finsbury Park is a part, is home to a large Muslim community. Prime Minister Theresa May said the attack was "every bit as sickenin...

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  • Brexit Talks Begin With Tight Schedule Set and Divorce-Bill Disagreement
Brexit Talks Begin With Tight Schedule Set and Divorce-Bill Disagreement

Barnier said , was "identifying priorities" such as the border in Ireland and setting out a timetable for the talks. Davis said both sides were "off to a promising start" even though the challenges ahead were daunting. Threats by Britain to walk away without a deal have also anxious European capitals. Such firms sold 7.3 billion euros ($8.2 bi...

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  • Won't support BJP's Presidential candidate if it is for votebank: Uddhav Thackeray
Won't support BJP's Presidential candidate if it is for votebank: Uddhav Thackeray

The oldest and most prominent ally of the BJP, Thackeray told Shah on Sunday that his party would take a decision only after the BJP's Presidential nominee was named. A lawyer by training (he was made advocate on record at the Supreme Court in 1978), Mr. Kovind, 71, had been a two-time member of the Rajya Sabha, held various positions in the BJP bo...

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  • Police charge man with murder in death of missing teen
Police charge man with murder in death of missing teen

Mr. Torres lingered in the search area in his auto, drawing the attention of an officer who stopped him for a vehicle violation and detained him for questioning, Officer Wright said. He's not particularly interested in knowing why his daughter was attacked or whether it could be considered a hate crime . She said there was some unspecified "exch...

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  • Leaders cast ballots as General Election voting gets under way in Scotland
Leaders cast ballots as General Election voting gets under way in Scotland

Thursday's surprise election result in Britain came as a severe setback for one of the most powerful women in the nation, and one of Prime Minister Theresa May's strongest opponents, as Nicola Sturgeon's Scottish National Party lost about a third of its parliamentary seats.

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  • United Kingdom and European Union seek first day of 'constructive' Brexit talks
United Kingdom and European Union seek first day of 'constructive' Brexit talks

Talks on Britain leaving the European Union began Monday with both sides saying they will focus first on an orderly withdrawal: a deal for citizens living in each other's territory, border arrangements between Ireland and the United Kingdom and the amount that Britain will pay to get out of previous EU commitments.

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  • FBI Seeking Information on Congressional Baseball Shooter
FBI Seeking Information on Congressional Baseball Shooter

Representatives Jeff Duncan (R-SC) and Ron DeSantis (R-FL) were leaving the baseball field when they were approached by a man, James Hodgkinson , who asked if it were Democrats or Republicans practicing on the field. "He made some off-hand comments about politics and I mentioned being a conservative, and he thought I was an idiot for that reason"....

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  • Trump not under investigation in Russian interference in United States election, says lawyer
Trump not under investigation in Russian interference in United States election, says lawyer

NBC's Chuck Todd pressed Sekulow on whether Trump had made the decision to fire former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James B. Comey himself or at the recommendation of deputy attorney general Rod J. "The FBI's going to do their job". "We can not allow the President to choose who will conduct this investigation or to interfere with it...

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