• Jury deliberates into night in Cosby sexual assault trial
Jury deliberates into night in Cosby sexual assault trial

Though dozens of women have accused him of drugging and sexually assaulting them, only Costand's accusations have led to criminal charges since the statue of limitations has expired on all of the others. The judge denied a defence request to call a second witness - a woman who worked with Constand at Temple University , in Pennsylvania - and the...

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  • France's Macron Will Work With Germany on EU Issues
France's Macron Will Work With Germany on EU Issues

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) - Turkish officials said Thursday that U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has written to his Turkish counterpart, reassuring him that arms provided to Syrian Kurdish fighters would be taken back once Islamic State militants are ousted from their main stronghold in Syria, the city of Raqqa.

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  • China, US hold security talks
China, US hold security talks

President Donald Trump's administration has had mixed results in its efforts to shake up USA foreign policy, but officials feel they have made inroads with China that could prove productive. "So what you're seeing is, I think, the American people's frustration with a regime that provokes, provokes and provokes, and basically plays outside the r...

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  • North Korea releases a puzzling statement on the death of Otto Warmbier
North Korea releases a puzzling statement on the death of Otto Warmbier

Gardner said he'd already talked to the State Department about again adding North Korea to the list. Revere works as a private consultant for American families with loved ones detained in North Korea. His administration is considering a ban on Americans visiting North Korea. "I know being there had something to do with it", Volo said. Volo said...

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  • The Senate's Flawed Health-Care Bill
The Senate's Flawed Health-Care Bill

Shortly after the 142-page bill was distributed, more than a half-dozen GOP lawmakers signaled concerns or initial opposition. McConnell, eager to approve the legislation next week, indicated he was open to changes before it reaches the Senate floor.

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  • The scene during protests in Russian Federation
The scene during protests in Russian Federation

The Kremlin has dismissed Navalny's graft allegations, accusing him of irresponsibly trying to whip up unrest. Mr Navalny has announced his candidacy for the presidential election in 2018. Tens of thousands of protesters held anti-corruption rallies across Russian Federation on Monday in a new show of defiance by an opposition that the Kremlin ...

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  • White House Confident Healthcare Bill Passes Before August Recess
White House Confident Healthcare Bill Passes Before August Recess

The bill unveiled Thursday by McConnell is "simply not the answer", he said . It didn't take him long, however, to realize that the legislation was a farce. Heller's comments came the day after four conservative senators issued a joint statement saying they can not support the bill unless it is changed.

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  • Trump's son-in-law Kushner begins peace push with Middle East talks
Trump's son-in-law Kushner begins peace push with Middle East talks

Mr Trump condemned the decision at the time. It also reported that Israel had advanced plans for nearly 5,000 new settlement units so far this year - nearly twice those seen in all of 2016. Palestinians and most of the global community consider settlements built in territory captured by Israel after the 1967 war as illegal under worldwide law.

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  • Trump making calls to senators on healthcare bill
Trump making calls to senators on healthcare bill

Democrats are united in opposition. If it passes, President Donald Trump and the Republican Congress will be on the edge of a major overhaul of the American health care system - about one-sixth of the nation's economy. Fewer than one in 3 Americans supports it, according to Reuters/Ipsos polling. He pulled out the Senate Republican bill. It ...

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  • Court drops charges against pro-life activists who filmed Planned Parenthood executives
Court drops charges against pro-life activists who filmed Planned Parenthood executives

Republicans are using a process known as budget reconciliation to try to pass their healthcare bill - so that they only need 51 votes instead of 60 - meaning that the legislation must be focused on reducing the federal budget deficit.

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  • Dems Fired Up To Fire Pelosi?
Dems Fired Up To Fire Pelosi?

Now the New York Times rounds up grumbling among House Democrats who think it's time for a change in leadership. Pelosi isn't in danger of losing the leadership perch she's long held, though she did fend off her toughest challenge ever last fall from Rep.

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  • China hopes India, US won't disturb South China Sea peace
China hopes India, US won't disturb South China Sea peace

But more broadly, it should also serve as a warning to the worldwide community that despite Chinese attempts to downplay the South China Sea issue, Beijing's actions could quickly help escalate tensions once again for one reason or another.

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  • North Korea denies U.S. claims that Otto Warmbier was tortured
North Korea denies U.S. claims that Otto Warmbier was tortured

While Pyongyang accepted United States demands for Mr Warmbier's return on humanitarian grounds, Washington "totally distorted this truth and dared to clamour about "retaliation" and 'pressure"' on "dignified" North Korea, the spokesman told KCNA .

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  • Cindy leaves tornado in its wake; injuries, damage in Alabama
Cindy leaves tornado in its wake; injuries, damage in Alabama

Heavy rains are expected to push river and lake levels higher over the next few days as remnants of the one-time tropical storm cross Tennessee and Kentucky and take aim at West Virginia. The season got an early start with Tropical Storm Arlene in April. Clean-up is underway in parts of central Alabama after Tropical Storm Cindy moved through...

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  • Dozens killed in Pakistan bomb attacks
Dozens killed in Pakistan bomb attacks

He informed that army officials were quick to respond to the situation and have started the rescue operations. Thirteen people, including seven policemen, died in the suicide vehicle bombing, officials said. In December 2015, the same market was targeted by a suicide bomber, killing 22. Condemnations were pouring in as governments offered condo...

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  • U.S. shoots down another Iranian UAV over Syria
U.S. shoots down another Iranian UAV over Syria

A US warplane shot down an armed drone linked to Syrian regime forces, the Pentagon said Tuesday, the latest in a series of incidents between USA -backed forces and the regime of Bashar Assad that threatens to escalate the conflict there.

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  • P10-M shabu found in ex-Marawi mayor's house
P10-M shabu found in ex-Marawi mayor's house

Reports said that both houses have been abandoned in the early stages of the intense fighting between security forces and the Maute group . Presidential spokesperson Ernesto Abella on Saturday said the development would "hopefully bring to bear the realities existing in the area about the close relation between the illegal drug trade and this ong...

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  • PM Modi mourns demise of former German Chancellor Kohl
PM Modi mourns demise of former German Chancellor Kohl

The former German chancellor died Friday at 87. Mr Gorbachev was the leader of the Soviet Union. Kohl took power in 1982, leading West Germany into a new era which would result in the reunification of East and West Germany. As East Germans poured into the West - seeking an escape from a land where hundreds of thousands of Soviet troops were s...

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  • Thousands Evacuated Following Grenfell Tower Fire
Thousands Evacuated Following Grenfell Tower Fire

McCormack said the Hotpoint model FF175BP refrigerator-freezer had not been subject to any product recalls. Camden Council took the decision to evacuate 650 households from Chalcots Estate on Friday night after receiving warnings from the London Fire Brigade .

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  • UK fire safety crisis expands; Hundreds evacuated in London
UK fire safety crisis expands; Hundreds evacuated in London

The council's leader, Gould, said it would take up to four weeks to fix the blocks that were evacuated and said that some 4,000 residents were affected. Meanwhile the government ordered immediate checks on the Hotpoint FF175BP fridge freezer model blamed for the blaze. Grenfell Tower is located in Kensington, one of the richest boroughs in Europe...

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