• Shooter's aims had no focus. FBI says
Shooter's aims had no focus. FBI says

According to the Los Angeles Times , Louisiana Congressman Steve Scalise appears to be on the road to recovery just one week after being badly injured in a shooting at an Alexandria, Virginia baseball field where he and other Republican congressmen were practicing for an annual charity baseball game against the Democrats .

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  • #Brexit: UK offer to European Union citizens 'very fair', 'very serious'
#Brexit: UK offer to European Union citizens 'very fair', 'very serious'

Austrian Chancellor Christian Kern was guarded in his assessment of May's plan. "If you look at the number of people coming from Niger to Libya, this has been reduced from 70,000 to 5,000 now" for the months of May this and previous year, Austrian Chancellor Christian Kern said.

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  • No tapes: Trump says he didn't record meetings with Comey
No tapes: Trump says he didn't record meetings with Comey

A day after news of that meeting became public, Trump tweeted that Comey " better hope that there are no "tapes" of our conversations". While President Trump's tweets appear to leave the door open for the possibility that recordings were made without its knowledge, all indications signal no there is White House recording system, according to ...

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  • Angel Di Maria handed one-year suspended jail term for tax fraud
Angel Di Maria handed one-year suspended jail term for tax fraud

It added: "To this date, neither the Spanish tax authorities, nor the public prosecutor have contacted Jose Mourinho or his advisers who were hired for the inspection process". Ronaldo, Portugal's all-time leading scorer, is the latest in a long line of players in Spain - among them Barcelona's Lionel Messi and Neymar - to be caught up in...

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  • IS militants occupy school in Philippines
IS militants occupy school in Philippines

Local police said the BIFF attack may have been meant to help the militants in Marawi by distracting the military, although Padilla insisted it was unrelated. Philippine troops, backed by airstrikes and artillery, remain involved in the offensive to wrest back control of villages and the business district. Military forces were deployed and engage...

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  • Federal Bureau of Investigation probing MI airport stabbing as terrorism
Federal Bureau of Investigation probing MI airport stabbing as terrorism

He is now in stable condition following surgery Wednesday afternoon. He said there was no indication the man was part of a wider plot. Ftouhi entered the United States legally in Lake Champlain, N.Y., on June 16 and made his way to Flint on Wednesday morning, he said.

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  • Putin to Erdogan: Turkish Stream's Pipe-Laying Work Has Started
Putin to Erdogan: Turkish Stream's Pipe-Laying Work Has Started

Russian Federation has launched laying of deep-water part of the Turkish Stream pipeline in the Black Sea . While noting that serious progress on the project has been reached, Putin stressed that the sides "have yet to agree on several more issues - the pipeline's entry point, its passages through the Turkish territory and issues of complying w...

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  • Fridge fire started Grenfell blaze as police confirm cladding failed safety tests
Fridge fire started Grenfell blaze as police confirm cladding failed safety tests

While the death toll remains at 79, Ms McCormack addressed concerns that many more had died and were unaccounted for in official figures. "We can not and will not ask people to live in unsafe homes". The Government is performing tests on 100 tower blocks a day, with results coming back "within hours", she added. But while the samples taken from t...

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  • Grenfell tower fire started in fridge freezer, say London Police
Grenfell tower fire started in fridge freezer, say London Police

Police Detective Superintendent Fiona McCormack said the Hotpoint model, FF175BP, was not subject to recall and that the manufacturer was doing further tests. "What we are dealing with now, as you can imagine in the intense heat, is a very distressing scene". "There may be people who have got friends and family visiting, who they are anxious ab...

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  • Grenfell Tower fire: Unsafe cladding found on 11 tower blocks in England
Grenfell Tower fire: Unsafe cladding found on 11 tower blocks in England

Camden Council said it was preparing for the immediate removal of cladding from five tower blocks on its Chalcots Estate after tests revealed that the panels were made of aluminium with a polyethylene core - similar to those used on Grenfell Tower , although fitted differently - and that it had introduced extra fire safety measures in the interim....

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  • Why Democrats can't quit Nancy Pelosi
Why Democrats can't quit Nancy Pelosi

The headlines Wednesday spoke to the Democrats' confusion after Republican Karen Handel , in rather summary fashion, bested emergent Democratic hotshot Jon Ossoff in a GA-6 contest that proved the most expensive in House hitory. Pelosi told fellow House Democrats in a letter Wednesday, "The House was in play before the Georgia race". De...

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  • Four more farmers end lives in Madhya Pradesh, 21 in a fortnight
Four more farmers end lives in Madhya Pradesh, 21 in a fortnight

Another debt-ridden farmer, Gului Kurmi (50) of Basahari village under Sagar district, ended his life by hanging himself in a tree in his field late on Wednesday night. In Guradiya village of Budni assembly constituency in Sehore district, farmer Shatrughan Meena killed himself by consuming poisonous substance. Meena's family members said he was di...

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  • Federation Internationale de Football Association takes no further action on Mexico-New Zealand clashes
Federation Internationale de Football Association takes no further action on Mexico-New Zealand clashes

Wednesday's match was marred by a number of ugly incidents including a brawl near the end of the match as New Zealand were pressing for an equalizer. "I apologise, my words were wrong", Osorio said through a translator. The game was really rough and violent. "There is no place for disrespect in football and I am sorry. That's unacceptable and why...

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  • Federal Judges Uphold Ruling To Overturn Brendan Dassey Conviction
Federal Judges Uphold Ruling To Overturn Brendan Dassey Conviction

It's been 10 months since the Milwaukee judge initially overturned his conviction, and another case will likely fall into the same time frame. In 2015, the case made headlines once again because of the Netflix documentary Making a Murderer , which chronicled Dassey's story along with his uncle Steven Avery , who was also convicted in the death ...

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  • Fil-Am among 7 sailors killed in United States destroyer, merchant ship collision
Fil-Am among 7 sailors killed in United States destroyer, merchant ship collision

Vela. The identities of the sailors that had been reported missing have not been released. While the ship will require "significant fix", it is "salvageable", Aucoin said , adding that he hopes the repairs take less than a year. The Crystal was headed to offload its cargo in Tokyo . Their families will head to Japan in the coming days f...

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  • USA shoots down another pro-regime drone in Syria
USA shoots down another pro-regime drone in Syria

A US F-15E fighter jet shot down a pro-Syrian regime drone near At Tanf, Syria, on Monday, two United States officials told CNN, the third downing of a pro-regime aircraft this month. Russian Federation has asked for a de-confliction hotline for the skies over Syria, and their defense ministry commented that any unauthorized aircraft flying west of...

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  • Month of Ramadan to end with celebration
Month of Ramadan to end with celebration

Some scholars believe that the u-ran was first revealed to the Prophet Muhammad during the month, making it particularly holy. Turkey temporarily opened the Oncupinar border crossing, also know as Bab al-Salameh in Kilis for Syrians wishing to travel home for Ramadan and Eid al-Fitr.

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  • Almost half fail in Bihar Class X Board exam
Almost half fail in Bihar Class X Board exam

Almost eight lakh of the over 12 lakh students who gave Class 12 exams conducted by the Bihar School Examination Board (BSEB), failed this year. Whilst Bhavya Kumari of Simultala residential school in Jamui came a very close second with 464 out of 500 marks (92.8%), Harshita Kumari followed her on the third spot with 462 out of 500 (92.4%) ma...

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  • Coroner: Cocaine, heroin and ecstasy found in Carrie Fisher's system
Coroner: Cocaine, heroin and ecstasy found in Carrie Fisher's system

The expert added: "The available information is insufficient to establish the significance of opiates and opioids in this case regarding cause of death ". In the years before her passing, Fisher spent a good chunk of her time spreading awareness about mental illness and addiction. "I know my Mom, she'd want her death to encourage people to be ...

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  • Obama denounces 'fundamental meanness' of Senate GOP health care bill
Obama denounces 'fundamental meanness' of Senate GOP health care bill

It would repeal tax increases Obama's law imposed on higher-income people and medical industry companies to pay for expanded coverage. It's a lot to digest. ABC News also reported that as the GOP bill was being released Thursday morning there was a "large protest gathered outside McConnell's office, with people in wheelchairs staging a '...

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