• France votes in final round of parliamentary elections
France votes in final round of parliamentary elections

The National Front's Marine Le Pen won her northern Henin-Beaumont constituency to claim her first-ever national post and keep alive her chances of clinging on to the party leadership despite her defeat in the presidential election. Les Républicains are expected to be the biggest opposition group in parliament. He said the Socialist party needs...

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  • Portugal-Mexico highlights: Ronaldo's brilliance sets opening goal in Confederations Cup
Portugal-Mexico highlights: Ronaldo's brilliance sets opening goal in Confederations Cup

Mexico's defense was only anxious about Ronaldo there, and that was a mistake. The 32-year-old has reportedly made the "irreversible decision" to leave Real Madrid amid accusations of tax fraud, but it was Moreno who stole the spotlight in Kazan as he levelled in second-half stoppage time after Cedric Soares appeared to have won the gam...

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  • Rep. Scalise's Condition Upgraded to Serious, Improving After Shooting
Rep. Scalise's Condition Upgraded to Serious, Improving After Shooting

Scalise was wounded when a gunman opened fire at a GOP lawmaker baseball practice Wednesday morning. On Friday, the hospital's director of trauma, Dr. "Congressman Steve Scalise is in serious condition", the Majority Whip's office tweeted with a message from the Louisiana Rep.'s family. "I think that his risk of death right now is substantially l...

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  • Suspected jihadists attack spa in Mali's capital, 2 dead
Suspected jihadists attack spa in Mali's capital, 2 dead

Malian soldiers succeeded in entering the site, according to Commandant Modibo Traore, a spokesman for the Malian special forces in the former French colony. Last week, the US Embassy in Bamako warned of an increased threat of attacks in Bamako. French President Emmanuel Macron was informed about the attack and was following the events carefull...

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  • Turnout low with Macron set for parliamentary landslide
Turnout low with Macron set for parliamentary landslide

The election also spells trouble for the far-right National Front, which is expected to win only one to six seats, after hoping not long ago to secure a "massive" presence in parliament. Nationwide, it stood at just over 35% as of 5 p.m. local time (11 a.m. ET) on Sunday, France's Interior Ministry said on its website, significantly down compared w...

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  • Senate Makes It Harder for Trump to Lift Russian Sanctions
Senate Makes It Harder for Trump to Lift Russian Sanctions

Voted for by 98 senators and only two were against. The bill also mandates sanctions for individuals involved with Iran's ballistic missile endeavors. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) voted against the bill. It also applies terrorism-related sanctions to the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, and re-enforces aspects of the arms embargo on Iran.

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  • Israel rescinds 250000 entry permits handed to Palestinians for Ramadan
Israel rescinds 250000 entry permits handed to Palestinians for Ramadan

The Palestinian Authority issued a statement on Saturday condemning the deaths of the three attackers, calling it a "war crime" by Israeli forces. Four other people were lightly and moderately injured in the attack - including a policeman and two East Jerusalem Palestinians .

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  • May meets Grenfell fire victims and volunteers in Downing Street
May meets Grenfell fire victims and volunteers in Downing Street

Many in the United Kingdom are upset with Prime Minister Theresa May for her response - or lack thereof - to the Grenfell Tower fire . Metropolitan Police Stuard Cundy said: "Sadly, our work will be ongoing for many, many weeks". "That is why I ordered a public inquiry, with the costs for providing victims with legal representation met by govern...

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  • Grenfell Tower residents condemn 'invisible' estate managers
Grenfell Tower residents condemn 'invisible' estate managers

Nick Paget-Brown, the Tory leader of Kensington and Chelsea council, said there were officials on the ground "very soon" after the fire broke out to help residents, but he sidestepped questions over whether he feels guilty about what happened.

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  • Violence kills 6 policemen, 2 civilians in Indian-controlled Kashmir
Violence kills 6 policemen, 2 civilians in Indian-controlled Kashmir

He was caught on camera fleeing from the spot after the attack along with another militant. Funeral of commander Junaid Mattoo held at his ancestral village in Khudwani of Qaimoh tehsil of Anantnag district. Multiple funeral prayers were offered as people continued to pour in from various parts of south Kashmir. Militants also paid gun salute to ...

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  • Emmanuel Macron's party secures decisive victory in parliamentary election
Emmanuel Macron's party secures decisive victory in parliamentary election

Of the 577 seat, La Republique en Marche is expected to win a clear majority, leading the way for Macron to easily implement his planned reforms. Far-right leader Marine Le Pen won a seat in the National Assembly for the first time. The Interior Ministry said the midday participating figures in Sunday's nationwide voting compare to 21.4 percent a...

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  • UK: Banned building materials suspected in London fire
UK: Banned building materials suspected in London fire

At Downing Street on Saturday, Theresa May met with 16 victims and volunteers from the local community - and those present said their harrowing accounts moved the Prime Minister to well up . London Mayor Sadiq Khan has attended a church service near the ruined London high-rise apartment building where at least 58 people perished. In the days aft...

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  • ISIS Claims First Deadly Attack in Israel After Jerusal
ISIS Claims First Deadly Attack in Israel After Jerusal

The three assailants, armed with an automatic weapon and knives, carried out near simultaneous attacks at two adjacent locations on Friday. Police said the three were dead. Hamas says ISIL claim that three of its fighters attacked Israeli police is false and an attempt to " muddy the waters ". The Israeli army said the assailants appeared h...

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  • Pakistan crush India by 180 runs to lift Champions Trophy
Pakistan crush India by 180 runs to lift Champions Trophy

It worked. Javed Miandad, Ashraf Ali and Imran fell for three consecutive ducks, Pakistan slumped to 41-5 and didn't recover. "It is a great feeling", Aftab said after the match. We have got a group of young players. "This is the moment we were waiting for". The hype around this game was also magnified by a paucity of matches between the two te...

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  • Angry Trump decries being target of Russian links probe
Angry Trump decries being target of Russian links probe

He was answering accounts that he is personally being investigated for obstruction of justice with a characteristic scorched-earth defense claiming mistreatment of historic proportions and calling into question the probity of his accusers. Special counsel Robert Mueller has brought 13 lawyers on board to handle the Russian Federation investigati...

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  • Trump touts agenda 'despite the distraction of the Witch Hunt'
Trump touts agenda 'despite the distraction of the Witch Hunt'

And Trump's apparent reference to Rosenstein, who oversees the Russian Federation investigation because attorney-general Jeff Sessions recused himself from it, came just hours after an oddly worded statement from Rosenstein complaining about leaks in the case.

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  • EasyJet plane takes emergency action after 'suspicious conversation' involving 'terrorist content'
EasyJet plane takes emergency action after 'suspicious conversation' involving 'terrorist content'

A plane flying from Slovenia to the United Kingdom made an unplanned landing after the pilot was alerted to a " suspicious conversation " with "terrorist content". The diversion created a three-hour delay with 10 flights sent to other airports. A German security source defended the action despite the failure to find any evidence, saying, "We ...

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  • Theresa May admits initial response to Grenfell Tower was 'not good enough'
Theresa May admits initial response to Grenfell Tower was 'not good enough'

Police said the death toll could change. At least 30,000 buildings across the United Arab Emirates alone have cladding or paneling similar to the kind that safety and construction experts have blamed for rapidly spreading high-rise fires there, Dubai Civil Defence director-general Maj.

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  • Kate Middleton makes surprise visit to survivors of London terror attack
Kate Middleton makes surprise visit to survivors of London terror attack

Police are questioning seven suspects over suspected links to the attackers, Pakistani-born British citizen Khuram Butt, Moroccan Rachid Redouane, and Youssef Zaghba, an Italian national of Moroccan descent. We are used to seeing people who are stabbed. Before leaving today Kate is due to meet with senior hospital officials and get the opportun...

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  • Thomas' 63 shreds record in tight US Open
Thomas' 63 shreds record in tight US Open

While stronger winds are expected on Sunday, Thomas - yet to finish in the top 10 of a major - said the soft greens during the third round helped. I usually don't. Open wants, and it showed. There were 18 rounds in the 60s, starting with one for the record book. Fowler fell away badly after starting the final round of this year's Masters ju...

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