• Nine bodies recovered after landslide buries scores in China
Nine bodies recovered after landslide buries scores in China

The landslide from a mountain engulfed a cluster of more than 40 homes and a hotel in the village of Xinmo at about 6 a.m., the government of Mao County in Sichuan province said. At a rescue headquarters' meeting Saturday night, Wang ordered around-the-clock monitoring of the geological conditions near the site to prevent secondary disasters, a p...

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  • Quad Cities Muslims celebrate the end of Ramadan with Eid al-Fitr
Quad Cities Muslims celebrate the end of Ramadan with Eid al-Fitr

The Shawwal moon sighting across India will begin today after Maghreb prayer The Muslim community of India is most likely to celebrate Eid Al Fitr 2017 on Monday, June 26. It is also obligatory to show charity and give alms to the poor and needy during the holiday. The relationship between Muslims and the administration has been strained since ...

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  • Mercedes' data shows Lewis Hamilton didn't brake test Sebastian Vettel
Mercedes' data shows Lewis Hamilton didn't brake test Sebastian Vettel

Hamilton says it should not be surprising Vettel acted in the way he did, pointing to the Ferrari driver's angry tirades in the latter part of 2016 - which included him telling FIA race director Charlie Whiting to "f-- off" on the radio while protesting Max Verstappen's driving during the Mexican Grand Prix.

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  • Portugal cruise into semi-finals of 2017 FIFA confederations cup
Portugal cruise into semi-finals of 2017 FIFA confederations cup

Mexico had a second-half goal by defender Hector Moreno disallowed for offside after video review. With both teams finishing group play on seven points, Portugal advances as the victor of Group A due to its superior goal advantage.

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  • White House Forgoes Ramadan Dinner for First Time in Two Decades
White House Forgoes Ramadan Dinner for First Time in Two Decades

This was confirmed by Courier reader, Afzal Khan, who said: "The Hilaal for Shawwal has NOT been sighted". Children opened presents and friends met throughout Canberra as the city's Muslim community celebrated the end of a month of fasting on Sunday.

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  • Tillerson urges Qatar and boycotting Arab countries to resolve crisis
Tillerson urges Qatar and boycotting Arab countries to resolve crisis

High on the list was a request that Qatar immediately halt military cooperation with Turkey and that Ankara should end its military presence in the country. Turkey's Hurriyet newspaper said last week a joint exercise by Turkish and Qatari forces was expected following Eid and that the number of Turkish soldiers deployed could eventually reach ...

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  • Trump's visit to the United Kingdom appears to be called off
Trump's visit to the United Kingdom appears to be called off

The last time the Queen scaled down on the usual pomp of the Queen's Speech was in March 1974 when the then Labour leader, Harold Wilson, defeated Edward Heath in a snap election similar to that called by Mrs. The unexpected election meant that the State Opening of Parliament was fixed just days after Trooping of Colour ceremony which tradition...

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  • Flint Airport Attack: Suspect's Background Under Scrutiny
Flint Airport Attack: Suspect's Background Under Scrutiny

The feds have said more charges could be coming. Emerging from a restroom later, Ftouhi pulled out the knife and starting stabbing Neville in the neck, the Federal Bureau of Investigation said. Ftouhi's neighbors in Montreal told Canadian broadcaster CTV that Ftouhi was a quiet, polite man. His primary language is French, although he speaks a littl...

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  • Islamic State propaganda targeting children found in Indonesia
Islamic State propaganda targeting children found in Indonesia

An Indonesian police officer was stabbed and later died of his wounds in an attack by suspected Islamist militants in the city of Medan, a police spokesman said on Sunday. Hundreds of radicals from Indonesia have flocked overseas to fight with IS, and the country has seen a surge in plots and attacks linked to the jihadists over the past year.

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  • Heller Says He Will Not Support Health Care Bill 'In Current Form'
Heller Says He Will Not Support Health Care Bill 'In Current Form'

And just - can you give us just a couple of ways in which it differs from the House bill? They actually stop them at a lower level of income at 350 percent, so three and a half times poverty rather than four times poverty, which is current law.

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  • Foiled Brussels attacker's bag had nails & gas bottles
Foiled Brussels attacker's bag had nails & gas bottles

Broadcaster VTM quoted Interior Minister Jan Jambon as saying investigators had identified the man but were not releasing his name. Authorities revealed that the attacker detonated a suitcase containing nails and gas bottles . The Belgian capital, home to the headquarters of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and the European Union, has been on ...

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  • Panels on 60 UK buildings fail fire safety tests
Panels on 60 UK buildings fail fire safety tests

Communities Secretary Sajid Javid urged local authorities and housing associations to continue to submit samples "as a matter of urgency" amid a nationwide safety operation launched after at least 79 people died when fire ripped through Grenfell Tower in north Kensington on June 14.

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  • Republican Sen. Johnson and Independent Sen
Republican Sen. Johnson and Independent Sen

The bill proposes phasing out federal funding to states that had been used to expand the program under the Obama administration. "Our goal is to decrease premiums, is to make it so health care coverage is actually affordable again", Price said on CNN.

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  • Death toll in Pakistan oil tanker accident rises to at least 153
Death toll in Pakistan oil tanker accident rises to at least 153

Police sources said that people in nearby villages had rushed to the scene to collect fuel in pots, and also made phone calls to their relatives in other villages to come to collect the fuel. About 120 people died immediately in the blast, and many more soon died from their burn wounds, he said . Surprisingly there is no burns unit in the whol...

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  • Helmut Kohl, Chancellor Who United Germany, Dies at 87
Helmut Kohl, Chancellor Who United Germany, Dies at 87

In a statement , Trump says Kohl is "not only the father of German reunification , but also an advocate for Europe and the trans-Atlantic relationship". He personally guided me on all European routes", added Juncker on Kohl, a politician that " has built bridges to the west as well as to the east" and "has never ceased to design even better blue...

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  • United States congressional baseball field shooter acts alone
United States congressional baseball field shooter acts alone

The list of names Hodgkinson had in his pocket had no other context. Hodgkinson bought the guns in April, after Trump was elected, Slater said. Most days, he would arrive between 6 and 7 a.m. Congressman Scalise has been upgraded to serious condition and he's reportedly talking and texting. The Majority Whip was struck in the hip and the bulle...

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  • Big names stumble at US Open
Big names stumble at US Open

And they plenty of company. Charl Schwarzel, who was one under after the first round, faltered in the second with a 76 to fail to make the cut, as did George Coetzee, who followed up his even par first round with a seven-over 79, a total matched by Oliver Bekker.

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  • Borough Market due to reopen for first time since attack
Borough Market due to reopen for first time since attack

Wheeler and the rest of the iconic market's traders all endured financial loss in addition to the emotional pain in the week and a half since the attacks. Frenchman Sebastien Belanger, 36, who worked as a chef, was found in Borough Market . "I'm so happy that we're all here to keep going and carry on and to show that no matter what they do we're...

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  • Russia: We Might Have Killed ISIS Leader Weeks Ago
Russia: We Might Have Killed ISIS Leader Weeks Ago

A spokesman for the US -led coalition against ISIS told the Associated Press he could not confirm the death. Asked about the military's claim at a news conference in Moscow , Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said: "I don't have a 100-percent confirmation of the information ".

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  • Hundreds get food poisoning in Iraqi displaced camp
Hundreds get food poisoning in Iraqi displaced camp

It is unclear if the food poisoning was deliberate. Thirteen camps have been established by the UNHCR to deal with the flow of the internally displaced people fleeing the city. Those reports include stories about Qatar allegedly trying to undermine regional security, often presented without attribution or evidence. The camp in al-Khazer on th...

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