• Party Boat Filled With Tourists Capsizes Near Medellin, Colombia
Party Boat Filled With Tourists Capsizes Near Medellin, Colombia

Jorge Hernando Nieto told the El Colombiano newspaper. At least three people have been confirmed dead. Later, Margarita Moncada, the head of disaster relief for Antioquia province, told journalists that 99 people were rescued. The boat did not sink completely and was fixed, according to the residents. Moncada added that all of the rescued passeng...

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  • Travel ban, church-state case await action by Supreme Court
Travel ban, church-state case await action by Supreme Court

But Gorsuch replaced a conservative in a similar mold, Justice Antonin Scalia, who died past year. Ilya Shapiro, a senior fellow at the libertarian Cato Institute, tweeted Friday: "So far, his voting alignment closest to Thomas -excellent!" Retiring at 81 would not be all that much different than retiring at 80 and he would get to serve longer ...

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  • 76ers tab Fultz with No. 1 pick of National Basketball Association draft
76ers tab Fultz with No. 1 pick of National Basketball Association draft

Fultz , it should be noted, is 19 years old and probably has the metabolism of a hummingbird. But there's little question that he operates best with the rock in his hands. Philly, however, is absolutely starving for something to cheer for, and a team with a nucleus of Embiid, Simmons, Fultz and Dario Saric could be just what the doctor ordered.

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  • Trump scrambles for votes as Republicans express doubt over health care bill
Trump scrambles for votes as Republicans express doubt over health care bill

She says she intends to wait for a Congressional Budget Office analysis before making a decision. Johnson and fellow conservatives have said the plan advanced by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell doesn't go far enough in repealing the law known as Obamacare and doesn't sufficiently lower health care costs.

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  • At least 9 dead in Boko Haram attacks in northeast Nigeria
At least 9 dead in Boko Haram attacks in northeast Nigeria

Isuku, in the statement, advised "the general public to be security conscious at all times and to report any unusual or suspicious person (s)/movements or objects to the nearest police officer/station or other security agencies". The bombers died alongside eight persons, while 11 others were injured. One detonated the IED close to the Entrepreneu...

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  • Man convicted of 2nd-degree murder in killing of Baby Doe
Man convicted of 2nd-degree murder in killing of Baby Doe

The widely shared image showed a chubby-cheeked, brown-eyed girl. He was originally charged with first-degree murder, but the judge also allowed the jury to decide if he was guilty of second-degree murder or involuntary manslaughter at the prosecution's request.

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  • Woman arrested after car crashes into crowd at Muslim celebration
Woman arrested after car crashes into crowd at Muslim celebration

The 42-year-old local woman arrested by police has now been released. "What we have established is that a 42-year-old female has been celebrating Eid with her family , she then got into her vehicle and has collided with six people in the crowd".

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  • US, Russia Continue to Inch Toward Confrontation in Syria
US, Russia Continue to Inch Toward Confrontation in Syria

When asked about Syrian regime forces and Iranian-backed militias who, like the USA -led coalition, were advancing on Islamic State-held territory, Dillon responded: "We're here to fight ISIS , and if others want to fight ISIS to defeat them, we have no problem with that".

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  • Supreme Court Justices side with government in property rights case
Supreme Court Justices side with government in property rights case

Kennedy's potential retirement could have dramatic implications on the Supreme Court - and allow President Donald Trump to nominate a second judge to the high court. In Texas, however, racial and partisan gerrymandering are essentially the same thing. The ruling potentially could narrow the separation of church and state.

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  • President Mukherjee, PM Modi greet citizens on Eid-ul-Fitr
President Mukherjee, PM Modi greet citizens on Eid-ul-Fitr

Instead, Trump and first lady Melania Trump issued a statement on June 24, 2017 sending warm wishes to those celebrating Eid al-Fitr. Like every festivity in the Islam religion, the date and time are determined by the lunar calendar, that is why Ramadan is at a different time every year.

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  • Somalia restaurant siege over: 18 killed in Al Shabaab attack
Somalia restaurant siege over: 18 killed in Al Shabaab attack

Security forces end night-long hostage situation at Mogadishu's Pizza House restaurant after 31 people were killed. Another police officer said gunmen had stormed a restaurant adjacent to the hotel in central Mogadishu . Police said numerous victims were killed at point-blank range. According to the report, five special forces members also d...

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  • U.S. naval warships arrive in Qatar for military exercise
U.S. naval warships arrive in Qatar for military exercise

The crisis has put Turkey in a delicate position as Ankara regards Qatar as its chief ally in the Gulf but is also keen to maintain its improving relations with the key regional power Saudi Arabia. Riyadh wants Islamabad to side with the kingdom to isolate Qatar but Pakistan insisted that it will use its influence over Qatar to defuse ...

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  • Attention on Supreme Court as justice weigh Trump travel ban
Attention on Supreme Court as justice weigh Trump travel ban

Kennedy has given no public sign that he would step down this year and give President Donald Trump his second high court pick in the first months of his administration. The Trump administration said the ban was in the best interests of national security. The administration also could issue a new ban that includes more countries or is perma...

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  • Trump Acknowledges Russian Election 'Meddling' in Tweet Criticizing Obama
Trump Acknowledges Russian Election 'Meddling' in Tweet Criticizing Obama

The alleged meddling is the subject of high-level investigations in the US. President Trump criticized Obama earlier Sunday for allegedly doing "nothing" about reports that Russian Federation interfered in last year's presidential campaign.

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  • All Blacks released to play for Hurricanes vs. Lions
All Blacks released to play for Hurricanes vs. Lions

Meanwhile the former Irish flanker has dismissed the significance of Gatland's war of words with Steve Hansen over the All Blacks' targeting of Lions scrum-half Conor Murray during the first Test in Auckland . He suggested the All Blacks had deliberately attempted to injure Lions scrumhalf Conor Murray when they targeted his legs when tryi...

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  • Moon hopes for unified Korean Olympic team
Moon hopes for unified Korean Olympic team

Moon also suggested the two countries pool their athletes to form joint teams for the games to achieve better performances. On June 18, a North Korean civilian swam across a river to defect to the South, with styrofoam pieces strapped to both shoulders to stay afloat.

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  • Almost 100 remain missing after deadly China landslide
Almost 100 remain missing after deadly China landslide

Earlier, 15 bodies were retrieved by hundreds of rescuers trying to find survivors after the landslide engulfed the village. It's unclear if the 15 bodies have been identified. "We pulled out two people but they were already dead". County residents are primarily poor farmers of the Qiang ethnic minority and the area is the target of a poverty a...

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  • 18 protesters arrested for blocking Minnesota freeway after Philando Castile verdict
18 protesters arrested for blocking Minnesota freeway after Philando Castile verdict

According to Stephanie Ewen, one of the protestors, the parade marchers stopped and were listening to the protestors. During Yanez's trial, lawyers argued he panicked and lost control. ABC News has the story of the acquittal of the police officer who was accused of second-degree manslaughter. Some, however, splintered off and went on I-94.

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  • Trudeau to march in Toronto Pride Parade for a second time
Trudeau to march in Toronto Pride Parade for a second time

Trudeau was casually dressed in a blue blazer and pink shirt, waving to the thousands of people who lined both sides of the parade route down Yonge Street. "The Prime Minister is looking forward to participating in events to celebrate Pride over the course of the year", wrote Cameron Ahmad, a spokesperson for the PMO.

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  • 6 dead, 31 missing after tourist boat sinks in Colombia
6 dead, 31 missing after tourist boat sinks in Colombia

A major rescue effort involving Colombia's air force and firefighters from nearby cities was looking for survivors at the Guatape reservoir where the four-story El Almirante boat sank. Some people who witnessed the tragedy from the shore said the boat appeared to be overloaded but Mr Santos said it was sailing well below capacity.

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