• United States fighter jet shoots down pro-Syrian-regime drone
United States fighter jet shoots down pro-Syrian-regime drone

On Sunday, the USA shot down a Syrian plane that had dropped bombs near its ground-partnered Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) south of Tabqa about two hours after SDF fighters were wounded in an earlier attack by pro-Syrian regime forces in Ja'Din.

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  • U.S. community lays to rest slain Muslim teen
U.S. community lays to rest slain Muslim teen

Her body was later found in a pond. "Our department will continue to work alongside the Fairfax County Commonwealth's Attorney as this case moves forward". And now, we're sad to report that this sad story has gotten even worse. "Love is stronger than any hate that tries to stop us", said attendee Elayne Burke.

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  • Arab states issue 13 demands to end Qatar crisis
Arab states issue 13 demands to end Qatar crisis

One of the diplomats said the list clearly falls short of that, while the other said it was meant to be the basis of secret negotiations rather than being published. "The Saudi position has appeared to accept Ankara's role as a mediator but Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has insisted on taking punitive measures", the source said, adding that Cr...

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  • Water park pool electrocutes and kills 5 in Turkey
Water park pool electrocutes and kills 5 in Turkey

All five were subsequently admitted to hospital, but medical staff there were unable to save them. The children were aged 12, 15 and 17, according to reports. Turkish gendarmerie officials said there was no residual current device (RCD) at the aqua park after inspecting the scene. Television footage obtained by the Sun showed park visitors and em...

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  • Militants storm into school in Southern Philippines taking several students into hostage
Militants storm into school in Southern Philippines taking several students into hostage

Padilla said the gunmen attacked the outpost at daybreak, then exchanged fire with troops in the morning before retreating in a hit-and-run assault typical of BIFF fighters. Muslim rebels have been fighting for more than four decades for an independent or autonomous region in the south of the mainly Catholic nation, with the conflict claiming more ...

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  • UAE warns Qatar to take neighbours` demands `seriously`
UAE warns Qatar to take neighbours` demands `seriously`

According to the list, Qatar must refuse to naturalise citizens from the four countries and expel those now in Qatar, in what the countries describe as an effort to keep it from meddling in their internal affairs. Qatar denies that it supports groups such as IS and al Qaeda, although it recognises that members of groups such as Hamas are present in...

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  • Grenfell Tower: Deadly London fire started in fridge, police say
Grenfell Tower: Deadly London fire started in fridge, police say

Authorities said the model had never been recalled. Business Secretary Greg Clark said: "The device is being subject to immediate and rigorous testing to establish the cause of the fire ". The Department for Communities and Local Government said three at-risk buildings so far identified were not being named until the landlords had had the opport...

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  • Father who took daughter on term-time holiday found guilty of rules breach
Father who took daughter on term-time holiday found guilty of rules breach

In May 2016, Platt won his appeal against the £120 fine in a High Court ruling , however, the Isle of Wight council asked Supreme Court justices to overturn the decision. It means school heads can only give permission for absences in "exceptional circumstances", and parents who flout the rules face fines or even jail.

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  • US Shoots Down Drone Near Iraqi-Syrian Border
US Shoots Down Drone Near Iraqi-Syrian Border

In Tuesday's incident, the US-led coalition said an F-15E Strike Eagle jet destroyed an armed Shahed-129 drone in the early hours of the morning as it neared the Al Tanf base along Syria's eastern border. Moscow also halted a military hotline with Washington over the incident, meant to prevent confrontations in Syria's crowded air space. On...

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  • Otto Warmbier Suffered 'Severe Neurological Injury'
Otto Warmbier Suffered 'Severe Neurological Injury'

Otto Warmbier's father, Fred Warmbier , spoke publicly on Thursday for the first time since Otto was released from North Korea earlier this week. The assessment comes after North Korea's state news agency reported the government had released Warmbier on humanitarian grounds . Pyongyang claim Warmbier fell ill from botulism and s...

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  • José Mourinho denies withholding tax at Real Madrid
José Mourinho denies withholding tax at Real Madrid

It will now be up to a judge to decide whether to take the matter to court. On June 13, the Spanish tax authorities filed a complaint against the Real Madrid player for tax offences spanning four years. Also, last month former Atletico Madrid striker Radamel Falcao and Real Madrid defender Fabio Coentrao were accused by the prosecutor's o...

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  • Theresa May Says 3 Million EU Migrants Can Stay
Theresa May Says 3 Million EU Migrants Can Stay

While the proposal will go a long way toward meeting what European Union leaders wanted for their citizens, they're likely to object to May's insistence that questions over their rights should be adjudicated in British courts. But the co-chairman of the 3Million movement, Nicolas Hatton, retorted: " There is something slightly pathetic about the ...

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  • Arab states present 13 point demands to settle Qatar crisis
Arab states present 13 point demands to settle Qatar crisis

The list also demands that Qatar refuse to naturalize citizens from the four countries and expel those now in Qatar. The countries besieging Qatar will present a list of demands in the next few days through Kuwait , Turkish presidential spokesman Ibrahim Kalin said in statements carried by Anatolia Agency.

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  • Four Arab countries give Qatar 10 days to close Al Jazeera
Four Arab countries give Qatar 10 days to close Al Jazeera

Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani attends the 25th Arab Summit in Kuwait City, March 25, 2014. Close the Al Jazeera TV station. These are the 13 demands that could end the crisis in the Middle East . Furthermore, Qatar was also also asked to pay reparations to the four countries for any damage or costs incurred as a result of Qat...

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  • Turkish FM urges peace, dialogue in Gulf crises
Turkish FM urges peace, dialogue in Gulf crises

During his official visit to Qatar , Mr Mattis and Qatari Minister of State for Defence Affairs Khalid al-Attiyah also discussed their missions against the Islamic State. Trump hailed the $110bn deal for Saudi purchases of U.S. defence equipment and services, which was reached during meetings in Riyadh. "We do not want any differences between ou...

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  • PM May defends proposals for EU citizens living in Britain
PM May defends proposals for EU citizens living in Britain

May said: "No one will face a cliff edge". "That is a good start ", Merkel said. " We don't want to buy a pig in a poke ", Michel said, using an old expression for agreeing to buy something without inspecting it beforehand. However, the plan set out by Mrs May received a frosty response from some other leaders, with European Council pres...

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  • United Nations: Refugee displacement at seven-decade high
United Nations: Refugee displacement at seven-decade high

Within this appeal, UNICEF operations require almost $50 million in 2017 as well as $30 million each year from 2018-2020 to provide critical health care, nutrition, water and sanitation, education, early childhood development, adolescent development, and child protection interventions, for both refugee and host community children.

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  • North Korea tests rocket engine, possibly for ICBM
North Korea tests rocket engine, possibly for ICBM

North Korea has conducted several successful nuclear tests . The North has carried out two atomic tests and dozens of missile launches since the beginning of a year ago in its quest to develop a missile capable of delivering a nuclear warhead to the continental United States - something Trump has vowed "won't happen".

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  • $447M Powerball ticket sold in California; jackpot resets to $40M
$447M Powerball ticket sold in California; jackpot resets to $40M

The ticket was reportedly sold in Sun City in Riverside County. The winning numbers were 20-26-32-38-58, with a Powerball number 3. The victor has a year to come forward and claim the prize, and can choose to cash in a prize of $279.1 million or to receive the full amount in installments over 29 years.

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  • Al-Jazeera manager denounces Gulf demands for its shutdown
Al-Jazeera manager denounces Gulf demands for its shutdown

Qatar must also announce it is severing ties with terrorist, ideological and sectarian organisations including the Muslim Brotherhood , Islamic State, al Qaeda, Hezbollah, and Jabhat Fateh al Sham, formerly al Qaeda's branch in Syria, he said, and surrender all designated terrorists on its territory.

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