• Suspect identified after Chinese kindergarten blast
Suspect identified after Chinese kindergarten blast

Police did not specify what caused the explosion. Public security minister Guo Shengkun ordered a "prompt" investigation and "demanded enhanced checks of possible risks at densely populated venues", the official Xinhua news agency said. The explosion happened at about 17:00 (09:00 GMT). Many people might be dead. A witness identified only by th...

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  • Critics of Senate health bill hope to sway GOP Sen. Cassidy
Critics of Senate health bill hope to sway GOP Sen. Cassidy

AVIK ROY: The bill will encourage a lot more of those individuals to buy health insurance. Democrats hope to use those rules to erase some language from the bill, including a section barring consumers from using the measure's health care tax credits to buy insurance that covers abortions.

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  • Russia may have killed ISIS leader in airstrike
Russia may have killed ISIS leader in airstrike

The air strike, targeted a meeting of IS leaders and was carried out on May 28, the agencies cited the ministry as saying. The statement also said that about 30 commanders and up to 300 personnel guards attached to these leader could also have been killed.

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  • US would like nuclear deal with India to go forward
US would like nuclear deal with India to go forward

The official also indicated that H-1B visa, which has so dominated speculation in India and among analysts and the Indian-American public, is not on the cards for discussions as no changes in the system were imminent despite the Executive Orders that have been signed by the President.

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  • To make it clear, we are the biggest victim of this incident
To make it clear, we are the biggest victim of this incident

The secluded state's official Korean Central News Agency denied that North Korea cruelly treated or tortured Otto Warmbier and accused the United States and South Korea of a smear campaign that insulted what it called its "humanitarian" treatment of him.

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  • 'Limited Operations' Inch US Towards War in Syria
'Limited Operations' Inch US Towards War in Syria

Senior Iranian officials had also put the blame for the Tehran attacks on Riyadh, saying Saudi Arabia was "promoting terrorist groups" in Iran . "They show evidence of arms, logistical and medical assistance, which are all clues of American support for Daesh". Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman echoed his sentiments, telling his Yisrael Beit...

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  • Donald Trump Challenges DNC on Servers: 'It's All a Big Dem HOAX!'
Donald Trump Challenges DNC on Servers: 'It's All a Big Dem HOAX!'

TRUMP , in a tweet Thursday: "Former Homeland Security Advisor Jeh Johnson is latest top intelligence official to state there was no grand scheme between Trump & Russia ". She estimated that Trump has "said several times now that he believes that Russian Federation was part of it" but said "some of those same members" of the intelligence com...

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  • Iran's top leader says United States should not enter Iraq
Iran's top leader says United States should not enter Iraq "under any pretext"

Kayhan Daily , a conservative newspaper close to Tehran's leadership, published an editorial saying the strikes were more than "just a response" to the IS attack in Tehran . The repeated incidents in the vicinity of the Tanf camp, where US forces train and advise local ground forces in the fight against IS, add to soaring regional tensions th...

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  • Possible manslaughter charges for London fire
Possible manslaughter charges for London fire

Ms Gould said: "The arrangement of the cladding and insulation used on Camden Council's buildings significantly differs from that on Grenfell Tower ". Cladding on 14 towers in different parts of the country has so far been found to be "combustible" and the government has warned residents may have to be rehoused or the cladding removed as soon ...

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  • Elyria sailor killed in Japan
Elyria sailor killed in Japan

Dive teams will inspect the damage after the Fitzgerald's return to port in Yokosuka, Japan . Adm Aucoin said the destroyer sustained "a large gash" below the waterline, and nearby crew would have had little chance to escape the "tremendous" amount of water that poured through the breach.

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  • 20 dead as blast hits bank in Afghanistan
20 dead as blast hits bank in Afghanistan

While high-profile attacks in the capital, Kabul , have drawn headlines, there have been dozens of similar incidents in provincial centres across Afghanistan over recent months. An injured man is carried to a hospital on a strecher after a auto bomb attack in Lashkar Gah, Helmand province, Afghanistan. USA based activists have also criticize...

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  • Casey heads to Pennsylvania to hammer Senate health bill
Casey heads to Pennsylvania to hammer Senate health bill

Gillespie said in a statement: "The Senate today took another important step forward in the effort to repeal the disaster that has been Obamacare". But Seema Verma, administrator for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services , said "the Senate proposal is built on putting patients first and in charge of their healthcare decisions, bringin...

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  • Turkey troops arrive in Qatar for long-planned drills, reports Al Jazeera
Turkey troops arrive in Qatar for long-planned drills, reports Al Jazeera

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - The deadline for Qataris to leave neighboring Gulf Arab states came into effect on Monday as the diplomatic standoff persisted with no end in sight despite multiple efforts at mediation. The Iraqi prime minister is reaching out to regional powers such as Saudi Arabia and Iran for support for his anti-terror ca...

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  • France's Parliament Now Has More Women than Ever
France's Parliament Now Has More Women than Ever

President Emmanuel Macron's fledgling En Marche! party has secured a large majority in parliamentary elections , exit polls suggest. The percentage of women has climbed from 27 to 39 percent, although the key government functions remain firmly in male hands.

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  • Grenfell fire: police consider manslaughter charges
Grenfell fire: police consider manslaughter charges

External thermal cladding will be removed from five tower blocks on Chalcots Estate . We've had the fire brigade here all day, Camden council, police. About 600 tower blocks identified as being clad in plastic materials are being tested and those found to have flammable cladding or insulation may have to be evacuated and the material removed.

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  • Germany: no punishment for United Kingdom, but European Union exit good for no one
Germany: no punishment for United Kingdom, but European Union exit good for no one

The document released after the first day of discussion on " Terms of Reference for the Article 50 TEU negotiations " stated: "The following initial negotiating groups have been established: Citizens' rights; Financial Settlement; Other Separation issues".

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  • May seeks to reassure EU citizens
May seeks to reassure EU citizens

The editorial calls on May to "announce unilaterally that any Europeans who are living here will be able to remain here.it would be, as we said before, an act of national self-interest dressed up as a gesture of worldwide generosity". The European Commission will then be responsible for evaluating the tenders by 30 September in the light of a list ...

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  • They are Here! Beyonce and Jay Z Welcome Twins in Los Angeles
They are Here! Beyonce and Jay Z Welcome Twins in Los Angeles

Fans may have been eagerly watching singer Beyonce's Instagram for news of her twins' birth - but it seems her dad has beaten her to the punch. Congratulations to them on their little bundles of joy! Maybe she's cooking up something similar for the new arrivals.

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  • Russian navy launches missile strikes at ISIS targets In Syria
Russian navy launches missile strikes at ISIS targets In Syria

Despite tension between Moscow and Washington in Syria's conflict, the majority of Russians think the risk of Russia being attacked by a foreign military is very small, a state-funded pollster has found. Handel, 55, will become the first Republican woman to represent Georgia in the U.S. House, according to state party officials. Coaliti...

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  • Fight back: North Korea neighbours FIRE missile capable of wiping out Pyongyang
Fight back: North Korea neighbours FIRE missile capable of wiping out Pyongyang

Friday's missile test is the fourth of six evaluations that will take place "before official weaponization" of the Hyunmoo-2, according to The Korea Herald . "At least I know China tried!" "Our people will feel proud and safe after seeing that our missile capability doesn't trail North Korea's", said Mr Moon.

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