• Australia halts Syria air strikes after Russian Federation warning
Australia halts Syria air strikes after Russian Federation warning

He did not specify, though, whether contacts between the U.S. and Russian forces are maintained through a channel established in accordance with the memorandum on preventing mid-air incidents and ensuring flights safety. Russian Federation responded by warning it would track aircraft from the US -led coalition as potential targets over Syria and su...

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  • Michigan fires contractor doing Enbridge oil pipeline risk analysis
Michigan fires contractor doing Enbridge oil pipeline risk analysis

The Michigan Attorney General says this is a violation of conflict of interest prohibitions contained in the contract. Sixteen sections of underwater oil and gas pipelines in the Straits of Mackinac were found unsupported on the Great Lakes bottom during 2003 inspections - spans of 140 feet or longer, well beyond state requirements for mooring th...

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  • Trump breaks campaign promise on
Trump breaks campaign promise on "dreamers"

The move on DACA does not change the tone and approach of the administration, Lorella Praeli, director of immigration policy and campaigns at the American Civil Liberties Union, said in a statement . Whether or not DACA remains intact, the program affects roughly 800,000 illegal immigrants that are now in the United States . Under this program,...

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  • US weighs travel ban to North Korea
US weighs travel ban to North Korea

The Warmbier family's "objection to an autopsy was honored", the office said , and only an external examination was performed. "I am anxious about other detainees, what they go through", he said. He said Warmbier was breathing on his own at the time and his vital signs were normal but could not speak or move voluntarily. Last week, his treat...

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  • Here's What The Queen Laid Out In Her Speech To Parliament
Here's What The Queen Laid Out In Her Speech To Parliament

The monarch reads the speech on behalf of the government. According to a recent survey commissioned by Pride in London , almost half of the LGBT community in London say they were victims of hate crime in the last 12 months. There was no mention of a planned state visit by United States president Donald Trump . Britain's Prime Minister ...

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  • Qatar opens channels with Oman ports
Qatar opens channels with Oman ports

Kuwait has tried to mediate in the crisis between Qatar and other Arab nations over Doha's alleged support of Islamists and its ties to Iran . They have accused Qatar of supporting terrorism and destabilizing the region. The four countries have cut off sea traffic to Qatar as part of severing diplomatic ties to the tiny, energy-rich nation. S...

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  • Sen. Coons: Otto Warmbier's Death
Sen. Coons: Otto Warmbier's Death "Tantamount To Murder Of An American Citizen"

Allen Groves, dead of students at the university, said news of Warmbier's death was "simply devastating". They will also talk about tensions in the South China Sea . His death was announced on Monday. The University of Virginia student was accused of trying to steal a propaganda banner while visiting with a tour group.

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  • Will Theresa May become Brexit's scapegoat?
Will Theresa May become Brexit's scapegoat?

The danger is that the Conservatives don't find a way to argue him out of that position. Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May and her husband Phillip arrive at a church in Sonning, Britain June 18, 2017 . Failure to reach a long-term agreement, however, will leave May's administration vulnerable to being voted down by opposition parties. Bri...

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  • North Korea Launches Four Anti-Ship Missiles
North Korea Launches Four Anti-Ship Missiles

The vote came after North Korea fired what it claimed was a new type of ballistic missile from Wonsan that Japanese and South Korean monitors said flew 248 miles (400 kilometers) east of the Korean Peninsula. North Korea on Thursday fired multiple land-to-ship missiles off its east coast, South Korea's military has said. It is the third sin...

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  • Qatar will keep gas flowing to UAE
Qatar will keep gas flowing to UAE

He said that despite the row, the Gulf nations had pledged to allow the massive USA base in Qatar, where 10,000 American soldiers are based, to function normally. Talking to ISNA news agency on Sunday, Jaberi Ansari said the unannounced visit should not be taken to mean that Iran is acting opportunistically. "They support groups linked to Al-Qaeda...

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  • Emma Watson Hides Copies Of 'The Handmaid's Tale' Around Paris
Emma Watson Hides Copies Of 'The Handmaid's Tale' Around Paris

So it only makes sense that Watson, an avid reader and women's rights advocate , would be on board with spreading the book's message far and wide through her stealthy book-hiding techniques, which have been well-documented over the course of the previous year.

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  • Portugal wildfires 'started by arsonists,' says firefighter chief
Portugal wildfires 'started by arsonists,' says firefighter chief

The Civil Protection Agency says it hopes to contain the flames Tuesday, though temperatures forecast to reach 43 degrees Celsius (109 Fahrenheit) and gusting winds remain a threat. When the fire broke out on Saturday, ... Officials with the Portuguese government and the Civil Protection Agency said they could not confirm the crash.

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  • North Korean officials troubled by Warmbier death
North Korean officials troubled by Warmbier death

Warmbier was detained in January 2016 while visiting North Korea at the end of a five-day tour. The Hamilton County Coroner's Office in Warmbier's home state of OH said it will rely on an external examination of the 22-year-old's body and medical records to determine the cause of death.

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  • Canadian accused of stabbing Flint airport officer appears in court
Canadian accused of stabbing Flint airport officer appears in court

NBC News reported that the suspect stabbed the officer multiple times while shouting " Allahu Akbar " - which means "God is greatest" in Arabic. He was charged with violence at an worldwide airport. "Time will tell over the next several days whether anyone had any knowledge of this, but at this time, we view him as a lone wolf attacker", he said...

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  • What killed Otto Warmbier?
What killed Otto Warmbier?

Spicer said. John McCain , R-Arizona, said that anyone who is "stupid" enough to visit North Korea should be required to sign a waiver absolving the USA government from any responsibility for that individual while they are overseas. "We can not know for sure that North Korea killed Mr. Warmbier, but I believe it is quite clear that they have...

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  • Royce calls for ban on tourist travel to NK after Warmbier's death
Royce calls for ban on tourist travel to NK after Warmbier's death

Warmbier, a University of Virginia student, was accused of trying to steal a propaganda banner while visiting with a tour group and was convicted of subversion. Democratic Sen. Sherrod Brown said the country's "despicable actions. must be condemned". The Warmbiers have "had to endure more than any family should have to bear", Portman added.

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  • Trump links Democratic losses to 'obstruction'
Trump links Democratic losses to 'obstruction'

Below is a breakdown of the money that Democrats have spent on every special election that they have lost . After losing the most expensive congressional race in history in Georgia Tuesday, and a notching a close-but-no-cigar finish in a lower profile contest in South Carolina , Democrats are getting a lot of advice about what they ne...

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  • Queen's Speech outlines Brexit policies, backed by May's commitment to listen
Queen's Speech outlines Brexit policies, backed by May's commitment to listen

The state opening of Parliament and Queen's Speech - in which the United Kingdom government sets out its agenda for the coming parliamentary session - comes at a time when May's premiership appears to be have become increasingly vulnerable and the country's future uncertain, with negotiations over Britain's departure from the European Union havin...

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  • Airport attack suspect referenced killings overseas
Airport attack suspect referenced killings overseas

A law enforcement official said the attack appeared to have deliberately targeted police, according to CNN . Ftouhi is charged with committing an act of violence at an airport, which carries a maximum penalty of up to 20 years in prison .

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  • Has Donald Trump's United Kingdom state visit been cancelled?
Has Donald Trump's United Kingdom state visit been cancelled?

Britain's Queen Elizabeth II sits alongside her son Britain's Prince Charles, Prince of Wales as she delivers the Queen's Speech during the State Opening of Parliament in the Houses of Parliament in London on June 21, 2017. The prime minister, who had campaigned with the slogan " Brexit means Brexit", softened her tone in comments released a...

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