• Australia suspends military flights over Syria after U.S. downs warplane
Australia suspends military flights over Syria after U.S. downs warplane

The Australians, who have six F-18F Super Hornets flying strike missions as part of the USA -led coalition out of the UAE, have also decided that this is a problem and have suspended their participation in air strikes altogether. troops along Syria's border with Iraq. "Given recent events, the coalition will not allow pro-regime aircraft to threate...

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  • 5 people electrocuted in pool at water park in Turkey
5 people electrocuted in pool at water park in Turkey

The park's manager and his son dived into the pool to try and save them. All five individuals were rushed to a local hospital, where they were pronounced dead. It added, however, that the park lacked a residual current breaker that shuts down power to prevent electrical shocks. Television footage obtained by the Sun showed park visitors and emp...

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  • ISIS leader may have died in airstrike near Raqqa — Russian military
ISIS leader may have died in airstrike near Raqqa — Russian military

The Islamic State leader has been rumored to be dead on a number of occasions dating back at least to 2015. Islamic State has lost vast swaths of territory as US -backed local forces and allied militia fight to remove it from both Iraq and Syria, where Russian forces have also been engaged in propping up President Bashar al-Assad.

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  • Irish border problem dominates first day of Brexit talks
Irish border problem dominates first day of Brexit talks

For Britain , it's a role reversal, having been buoyed by strong growth in recent times - even after the momentous vote on June 23, 2016 to leave the EU. And even when May finally triggered the two-year unraveling process on March 29, she followed it up by calling an early election on June 8 that she hoped would strengthen her majority in pa...

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  • Police fatally shoot pregnant Black woman in Seattle
Police fatally shoot pregnant Black woman in Seattle

Seattle police said that officers fired their weapons after being "confronted by a woman armed with a knife". "Wait, is this the one with like the three kids?" one officer says on the audio before the shooting. Family members say Lyles was three months pregnant , and long struggled with mental illness, according to the Seattle Times . ...

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  • Shooting At GOP Baseball Practice Seems To Have Been Spontaneous, FBI Says
Shooting At GOP Baseball Practice Seems To Have Been Spontaneous, FBI Says

Hodgkinson had with him a piece of paper listing the names of six members of congress, said Tim Slater, special agent in charge of the FBI Washington Field Office's Criminal Division, at a news conference Wednesday in Washington . Two days before the shooting, a family member said Hodgkinson sent a message about coming back home to IL. Ho...

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  • Philippines says Islamist militants free hostages after day-long drama
Philippines says Islamist militants free hostages after day-long drama

He said it was possible the attack was meant to disrupt an ongoing military offensive against a separate group of militants aligned with the Islamic State group who laid siege on Marawi city. Smoke rises next to damaged buildings and houses, as government forces continue their assault against insurgents from the Maute group, who have taken over...

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  • Shooter's aims had no focus. FBI says
Shooter's aims had no focus. FBI says

According to the Los Angeles Times , Louisiana Congressman Steve Scalise appears to be on the road to recovery just one week after being badly injured in a shooting at an Alexandria, Virginia baseball field where he and other Republican congressmen were practicing for an annual charity baseball game against the Democrats .

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  • #Brexit: UK offer to European Union citizens 'very fair', 'very serious'
#Brexit: UK offer to European Union citizens 'very fair', 'very serious'

Austrian Chancellor Christian Kern was guarded in his assessment of May's plan. "If you look at the number of people coming from Niger to Libya, this has been reduced from 70,000 to 5,000 now" for the months of May this and previous year, Austrian Chancellor Christian Kern said.

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  • No tapes: Trump says he didn't record meetings with Comey
No tapes: Trump says he didn't record meetings with Comey

A day after news of that meeting became public, Trump tweeted that Comey " better hope that there are no "tapes" of our conversations". While President Trump's tweets appear to leave the door open for the possibility that recordings were made without its knowledge, all indications signal no there is White House recording system, according to ...

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  • Angel Di Maria handed one-year suspended jail term for tax fraud
Angel Di Maria handed one-year suspended jail term for tax fraud

It added: "To this date, neither the Spanish tax authorities, nor the public prosecutor have contacted Jose Mourinho or his advisers who were hired for the inspection process". Ronaldo, Portugal's all-time leading scorer, is the latest in a long line of players in Spain - among them Barcelona's Lionel Messi and Neymar - to be caught up in...

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  • IS militants occupy school in Philippines
IS militants occupy school in Philippines

Local police said the BIFF attack may have been meant to help the militants in Marawi by distracting the military, although Padilla insisted it was unrelated. Philippine troops, backed by airstrikes and artillery, remain involved in the offensive to wrest back control of villages and the business district. Military forces were deployed and engage...

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  • Federal Bureau of Investigation probing MI airport stabbing as terrorism
Federal Bureau of Investigation probing MI airport stabbing as terrorism

He is now in stable condition following surgery Wednesday afternoon. He said there was no indication the man was part of a wider plot. Ftouhi entered the United States legally in Lake Champlain, N.Y., on June 16 and made his way to Flint on Wednesday morning, he said.

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  • Putin to Erdogan: Turkish Stream's Pipe-Laying Work Has Started
Putin to Erdogan: Turkish Stream's Pipe-Laying Work Has Started

Russian Federation has launched laying of deep-water part of the Turkish Stream pipeline in the Black Sea . While noting that serious progress on the project has been reached, Putin stressed that the sides "have yet to agree on several more issues - the pipeline's entry point, its passages through the Turkish territory and issues of complying w...

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  • Fridge fire started Grenfell blaze as police confirm cladding failed safety tests
Fridge fire started Grenfell blaze as police confirm cladding failed safety tests

While the death toll remains at 79, Ms McCormack addressed concerns that many more had died and were unaccounted for in official figures. "We can not and will not ask people to live in unsafe homes". The Government is performing tests on 100 tower blocks a day, with results coming back "within hours", she added. But while the samples taken from t...

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  • Grenfell tower fire started in fridge freezer, say London Police
Grenfell tower fire started in fridge freezer, say London Police

Police Detective Superintendent Fiona McCormack said the Hotpoint model, FF175BP, was not subject to recall and that the manufacturer was doing further tests. "What we are dealing with now, as you can imagine in the intense heat, is a very distressing scene". "There may be people who have got friends and family visiting, who they are anxious ab...

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  • Grenfell Tower fire: Unsafe cladding found on 11 tower blocks in England
Grenfell Tower fire: Unsafe cladding found on 11 tower blocks in England

Camden Council said it was preparing for the immediate removal of cladding from five tower blocks on its Chalcots Estate after tests revealed that the panels were made of aluminium with a polyethylene core - similar to those used on Grenfell Tower , although fitted differently - and that it had introduced extra fire safety measures in the interim....

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  • Why Democrats can't quit Nancy Pelosi
Why Democrats can't quit Nancy Pelosi

The headlines Wednesday spoke to the Democrats' confusion after Republican Karen Handel , in rather summary fashion, bested emergent Democratic hotshot Jon Ossoff in a GA-6 contest that proved the most expensive in House hitory. Pelosi told fellow House Democrats in a letter Wednesday, "The House was in play before the Georgia race". De...

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  • Four more farmers end lives in Madhya Pradesh, 21 in a fortnight
Four more farmers end lives in Madhya Pradesh, 21 in a fortnight

Another debt-ridden farmer, Gului Kurmi (50) of Basahari village under Sagar district, ended his life by hanging himself in a tree in his field late on Wednesday night. In Guradiya village of Budni assembly constituency in Sehore district, farmer Shatrughan Meena killed himself by consuming poisonous substance. Meena's family members said he was di...

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  • Federation Internationale de Football Association takes no further action on Mexico-New Zealand clashes
Federation Internationale de Football Association takes no further action on Mexico-New Zealand clashes

Wednesday's match was marred by a number of ugly incidents including a brawl near the end of the match as New Zealand were pressing for an equalizer. "I apologise, my words were wrong", Osorio said through a translator. The game was really rough and violent. "There is no place for disrespect in football and I am sorry. That's unacceptable and why...

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