• Supreme Court to hear major political redistricting case
Supreme Court to hear major political redistricting case

Democrats hope a favorable decision will help them cut into Republican electoral majorities. The justices will take up Wisconsin's appeal of a lower court ruling that said state Republican lawmakers had violated the constitution when they created legislative districts with the aim of hobbling Democrats.

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  • Aus flies out of Syria amid US-Russia tensions
Aus flies out of Syria amid US-Russia tensions

The U.S. -led military coalition said in a statement that the shoot down occurred where another pro-regime drone dropped munitions on June 8 before it was also shot down . On Monday, Russia said it was suspending a military hotline to the USA created to avoid collisions in the skies above Syria. Russian Federation warned on Monday that it wo...

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  • President Trump Accuses Clinton of Colluding With Democrats to Defeat Sanders
President Trump Accuses Clinton of Colluding With Democrats to Defeat Sanders

A number of congressional panels, including the Federal Bureau of Investigation and special counsel Robert Mueller, are investigating Russian involvement in the election and any links to the Trump campaign. "Focus on them , not T!" "But nobody wants to talk about that", Trump told "Fox and Friends Weekend". "It's an unbelievable thing", Trump...

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  • Brexit: EU leaders says United Kingdom offer could
Brexit: EU leaders says United Kingdom offer could "worsen situation"

In particular, the EU 27 want their citizens to be able to enforce their rights in Britain through the European Court of Justice , something May has ruled out. Even though the Prime Minister emphasised she did not want to break up families or deport anyone now living in Britain, EU leaders withheld judgment on the proposal, choosing to wait for th...

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  • Korean President Pledges Unification Through Sport
Korean President Pledges Unification Through Sport

The team participated in the World Taekwondo Championships for the second straight edition. Chang was visiting South Korea in the company of the North Korean taekwondo exhibition team. But the centre-left Moon is known to favour engagement with the North to bring it to the negotiating table in a break from his conservative predecessors who to...

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  • Turkey Rejects Saudi, Allies Demand to Shut Down Qatar Base
Turkey Rejects Saudi, Allies Demand to Shut Down Qatar Base

The Arab countries warned Qatar that it had ten days to meet the conditions or else they would be considered void. Anwar Gargash , the UAE's state minister for foreign affairs, issued the warning more than two weeks into the oil-rich region's worst crisis in years.

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  • Over 50 killed in three attacks across Pakistan
Over 50 killed in three attacks across Pakistan

Almost 100 others were injured in the attacks which began Friday in the southwestern city of Quetta when a auto bombing killed at least 13 people and wounded 20 others. There were no immediate claims of responsibility for the Parachinar blasts . It had not commented on the Parachinar attack by Saturday afternoon. Pakistan Army Chief General Qama...

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  • G-7 nations vow to continue efforts to contain devastating climate change
G-7 nations vow to continue efforts to contain devastating climate change

Kerry, an architect of the Paris climate agreement , said during a visit to Oslo that many USA companies, states and cities were pushing ahead with restrictions on greenhouse gas emissions despite Trump's pro-coal policies. The G-7 comprises the seven most advanced and wealthy economies on the planet, with other members including Canada, France ,...

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  • Clashes hit Indian Kashmir on Eid festival
Clashes hit Indian Kashmir on Eid festival

The Eidgah was one of the areas where the government had put restrictions on Eid prayers. As the police personnel have become soft targets for mobs in Kashmir valley region of Jammu Kashmir state. Meanwhile, while wishing the people of J&K on the occasion of Eid, Union Home minister said that soon normalcy would return to the Kashmir valley and t...

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  • Unifier of Germany, integrator of Europe, Helmut Kohl dead (Lead, Changing dateline)
Unifier of Germany, integrator of Europe, Helmut Kohl dead (Lead, Changing dateline)

Former US President George H.W. Bush said the world had lost "a true friend of freedom ". In the statement released Friday, Bush stated that through their work together, "Helmut was a rock - both steady and strong". " Helmut Kohl was a great German and a great European". These relationships became invaluable when East Germany began to unexpecte...

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  • Talks Continue Between DUP And Conservatives
Talks Continue Between DUP And Conservatives

What's more, the DUP could also press its own agenda on conflict-related legacy issues, such as blocking the prosecutions of soldiers and police accused of serious crimes. It comes after Mrs May told Tory MPs: "I'm the person who got us into this mess and I'm the one who will get us out of it". Although it is not entering a formal coalition wit...

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  • Modi invites United States business, says GST will ease way
Modi invites United States business, says GST will ease way

The Prime Minister also spoke of the recent reforms, and noted that the Union Government alone has initiated 7,000 reforms. Trump, who campaigned on an "America First " platform, has been troubled by the growing US trade deficit with India.

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  • Texas judge finds ex-day care owners innocent of abuse
Texas judge finds ex-day care owners innocent of abuse

The physician himself also had recanted. The appeals court ruled the doctor's testimony during the Kellers' trial was false. "I believe under the law that I am charged with this responsibility - and it is my personal decision", Moore told the American-Statesman and KVUE-TV.

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  • Saudi security foils terror plot targeting Mecca Grand Mosque
Saudi security foils terror plot targeting Mecca Grand Mosque

A successful militant attack in Mecca would be a blow to Saudi Arabia , which derives legitimacy in the Muslim world for its stewardship of the holy sites and whose monarch bears the title "custodian of the two holy mosques", meaning those in Mecca and Medina.

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  • High-Rise Towers Fail Fire Safety Tests in the UK
High-Rise Towers Fail Fire Safety Tests in the UK

Resident Manouchehr Rezavandi, age 66, a university lecturer at SOAS, poses for a photograph in his 20th floor apartment in the Dorney Tower, during an evacuation as a precautionary measure following concerns over the type of cladding used on the outside of the building on the Chalcots Estate in north London, Britain, June 24, 2017 .

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  • Tallest building west of Mississippi River opens in LA
Tallest building west of Mississippi River opens in LA

Located at Wilshire Boulevard and Figueroa Street in Downtown LA's Financial District , it stands out because of that spire-the first one built on a Downtown skyscraper since the 1970s-and its light-up spine. The record was eclipsed again this April when a foundation for a mall was poured in the United Arab Emirates. Southern California has dozens...

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  • Republicans unveil health bill at Senate
Republicans unveil health bill at Senate

Groups representing doctors and hospitals are overwhelmingly opposed to the Republican approach, because it's likely to result in millions more uninsured people. The federal-state program covers low-income people, from newborns to elderly nursing home residents, from special-needs kids to young adults caught in the opioid epidemic.

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  • Senator: GOP plan doesn't 'repeal nor replace'
Senator: GOP plan doesn't 'repeal nor replace'

Ron Johnson says the U.S. Senate should not vote this week on a bill to replace the Affordable Care Act . United States Secretary of Health and Human Services Tom Price defended the GOP health care plan Sunday. "I think they have, at best, a 50-50 chance of passing this bill", Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer of NY said on ABC. He ackn...

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  • Even at 2 am, Swaraj helps Indians tweeting for help: Modi
Even at 2 am, Swaraj helps Indians tweeting for help: Modi

The Prime Minister assured the Indian-Americans that if they have a problem, the Indian Embassy will always find a solution. Indians account for almost 70% of the H-1B visas issued annually, making the country one of the top beneficiaries in the visa category.

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  • Qatar demands difficult to meet
Qatar demands difficult to meet

The demands include the closure of all of Qatar's media outlets, including the regionally influential al-Jazeera, expelling Turkey from a military base in Qatar, closing diplomatic facilities overseas, and agreeing to pay an unspecified amount of "reparations" for daring to disagree with the other states, among other things.

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