• Queensland beats New South Wales 18-16 in State of Origin
Queensland beats New South Wales 18-16 in State of Origin

The Maroons headed out for the second half knowing they had to be the first to score, and despite taking 13 minutes, they claimed an incredible try to Gagai. Despite the end of an era for Thurston, coach Kevin Walters this week said the match wouldn't only be about him. NSW don't need to overreact to their spectacular State of Origin II colla...

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  • British PM apologises for Grenfell Tower fire
British PM apologises for Grenfell Tower fire

Flames engulfed the building in less than an hour early on June 14, trapping many residents. "The Council has been liaising with the Government's Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG), who have asked all local authorities and housing associations to confirm the number and details relating to high-rise residential properties (6 ...

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  • Otto Warmbier: No autopsy for USA student held by North Korea
Otto Warmbier: No autopsy for USA student held by North Korea

A Providence man whose son went missing years ago and is rumored to be living in North Korea said he feels "a kinship" with the family of Otto Warmbier , the 22-year-old University of Virginia student who died on Monday after returning home from captivity in the rogue nation.

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  • Donald Trump's UK visit will go ahead
Donald Trump's UK visit will go ahead

In addition to the planned Repeal Bill, which will revoke the European Communities Act and place existing EU law into United Kingdom statute, legislation will also be introduced for new national policies on immigration, nuclear safeguards, agriculture, and fisheries, as well as trade and customs arrangements and global sanctions.

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  • Handel first female GOP rep elected to Congress in Georgia
Handel first female GOP rep elected to Congress in Georgia

Although Georgia Six has been safely in Republican hands since Newt Gingrich's freshman year in the House back in 1979, it only went for Trump a little over 1 point in 2016. Ossoff's loss and the narrower defeat, also on Tuesday, of Archie Parnell in South Carolina's fifth district, mean Democrats are zero for four in the special elections ...

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  • ADL urges hate crime probe in slaying of US Muslim teen
ADL urges hate crime probe in slaying of US Muslim teen

Witnesses say Torres caught up with the group a short time later in a nearby parking lot, got out of his auto armed with a baseball bat and began chasing the group. Fairfax County police charged Darwin Martinez Torres , 22, of Sterling, Virginia , with murder in connection with the case. " Torres then took Nabra with him in his vehicle to a ...

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  • All Eyes On Georgia's Special Election
All Eyes On Georgia's Special Election

He said that Democrats got nothing for "all the money spent". In the document, which was sent to lawmakers and staff, Luján wrote that there was "no doubt that Democrats can take back the House next fall" in the midterm elections. Republican Karen Handel won the race Democrats portrayed as a referendum on Donald Trump and a possible harbinge...

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  • Republicans win Georgia and SC congressional races
Republicans win Georgia and SC congressional races

Sure, Republicans have won the Congressional district since the Carter administration. Trump tweeted late Tuesday. Republicans spent $ 12 million and Democrats spent $12.2 million, according to sources tracking the air war. House seat in SC proved to be a surprisingly close result for the Democratic Party . "But this is the beginning of...

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  • Kim Jong-un oversees new type of cruise missile
Kim Jong-un oversees new type of cruise missile

The latest launch is thought to have featured anti-ship cruise missiles that would not present a direct threat to the Japanese mainland. Experts said the new anti-ship missile has four launching canisters. sanctions. Meanwhile, South Korea suspended temporarily the further deployment of the advanced U.S. missile defense system known as THAA...

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  • What happened to Otto Warmbier? Ex-detainee believes torture possible
What happened to Otto Warmbier? Ex-detainee believes torture possible

Trump wrote on Twitter. Trump has often cited China, North Korea's longtime ally, as a key player in United States efforts to rein in North Korea's quest to develop long-range nuclear missiles. "It's a total disgrace what happened to Otto". And I spoke with his family. The student's father, Fred Warmbier, said last week that his son had bee...

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  • US watchdog decries woodland uniforms for Afghan army
US watchdog decries woodland uniforms for Afghan army

A report from the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction shows that they spent $28 million dollars on "forest" camouflaged Afghanistan military uniforms. "Given the lack of evidence showing that the proprietary pattern is more effective in Afghanistan than lower cost nonproprietary patterns, we suggest that a DOD organization ...

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  • Queen's Speech: Jeremy Corbyn followed correct protocol by not bowing to Queen
Queen's Speech: Jeremy Corbyn followed correct protocol by not bowing to Queen

Queen Elizabeth II delivered a speech to Parliament on Wednesday outlining the British government's legislative agenda. At the heart of the Queen's speech this year was the so- called Great Repeal Bill, which will repeal the 1972 European Communities Act and end the jurisdiction of the European Court of Justice.

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  • AP Brahmin Welfare Corp chairman Krishna Rao removed
AP Brahmin Welfare Corp chairman Krishna Rao removed

The TDP sympathisers on the net have ensured that Rao was sacked within 24 hours of waging a war on social media against Rao's posts on Facebook . "I tried to get an appointment with the CM, but in vain". Saying that such things were "not expected from someone as senior as Krishna Rao ", Parakala also said that the state had put him in-charge of ...

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  • A chastened May offers humility as Brexit dominates new parliament
A chastened May offers humility as Brexit dominates new parliament

The Queen's Speech now heads to debate among May, Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn and other lawmakers to hash out potential amendments and eventually vote on its agenda next week. The speech included a series of domestic policies, including sweeping changes to technical education and establishing a new statutory anti-extremism commission.

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  • Edward Gillespie wins Virginia's GOP primary for governor
Edward Gillespie wins Virginia's GOP primary for governor

Northam faced former congressman Tom Perriello in Tuesday's primary. The more establishment Democrat , Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam , won by a much bigger margin (56 percent to 44 percent) than expected. Absentee ballot applications are up significantly as compared to previous gubernatorial elections, which could indicate a higher than usual overal...

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  • Sanders, deputy press secretary, dodges questions of White House promotion
Sanders, deputy press secretary, dodges questions of White House promotion

Spicer was thought to be on shaky ground in his role, given his temperamental press briefings and Trump's own suggestion that he would rather run such briefings himself. There's a lot of them that want to become YouTube stars and ask some snarky question that's been asked eight times and that's right, that's their right to do that.

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  • Repeal Bill confirmed in Queen's Speech
Repeal Bill confirmed in Queen's Speech

Christian and Labour MP, Rachael Maskell, told Premier she doesn't think the plans were substantial. It was her 64th speech Queen Elizabeth II delivered the government's strategy for Brexit . After a Queen's Speech agenda dominated by some 8 Bills relating to Brexit , there was speculation that the Queen was giving a coded message with ...

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  • Appreciate China but it's efforts on N. Korea
Appreciate China but it's efforts on N. Korea "have not worked out"

Earlier the coroner's office said it had received Warmbier's body for an autopsy examination and was expecting to release preliminary findings later on Tuesday or on Wednesday. The route to inflicting significant economic pain on Kim's government remains through China. Warmbier's parents say he fell ill after he was imprisoned, and that the...

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  • WAR LOOMS - US shoots armed Syrian drone targeting American troops
WAR LOOMS - US shoots armed Syrian drone targeting American troops

That move elicited a round of threats from Russia's defense ministry, which indicated it could shoot down the next US jet flying west of the Euphrates River, and raised fresh concerns over the expanded nature of USA involvement in Syria's protracted six year war.

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  • Otto Warmbier Has Landed In The United States
Otto Warmbier Has Landed In The United States

However, nothing should be read into this coincidence, given the timeline of theTrump administration's own prior initiatives leading to the release . The official referred to them as "hostages". Survivors of North Korea's concentration camps draw what they witnessed. North Korea accuses Washington and South Korea of sending spies to over...

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