• Facebook Has a New Program in the UK to Combat Extremists
Facebook Has a New Program in the UK to Combat Extremists

Technology companies were criticised in the wake of the recent London Bridge terror attack, when Theresa May claimed social media sites provided terrorists with "safe places" online. "We know we have more to do - but through our platform, our partners and our community we will continue to learn to keep violence and extremism off Facebook", she sa...

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  • Rita Ora on London fire, paying for her tour and 'Boy Band'
Rita Ora on London fire, paying for her tour and 'Boy Band'

As the song was debuted across BBC radio channels, fans shared their thoughts... But even people who wouldn't normally listen to rap were moved by his words. "Please donate what you can", while Tomlinson posted: "Please give all you can to help!" Besides buying the single, Cowell called for donating at artistsforgrenfell.com to support those af...

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  • Casey, Toomey, Wolf react to Senate Republican health plan
Casey, Toomey, Wolf react to Senate Republican health plan

The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office said the House bill would cause 23 million people to lose coverage by 2026. Senator majority leader Mitch McConnell is trailed by reporters as he walks to the Senate floor of the US Capitol after unveiling a draft Bill on healthcare.

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  • Seth Meyers Rubs Trump's Nose in His Excremental Approval Rating
Seth Meyers Rubs Trump's Nose in His Excremental Approval Rating

President Trump has hit another new personal low in another approval poll - this one showing that only 36% of Americans support his performance so far. "Trump should still be in his honeymoon period among Republicans", Bump observes. Trump's handling of the investigation has lowered some Americans' opinion of him - 35 percent, compared with 60 ...

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  • German teen suspected of shooting toy gun at Thai king
German teen suspected of shooting toy gun at Thai king

Although no one was hurt, the king's bodyguards alerted the local police. The 14-year-old, along with a 13-year-old (who cannot be questioned because of his age), are suspected of shooting from the garden or the window of a house against a group of cyclists attended by the King who regularly visits Bavaria.

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  • United Kingdom offer to European Union citizens 'very fair', 'very serious': May
United Kingdom offer to European Union citizens 'very fair', 'very serious': May

The EU citizens , under the special category of "settled status", would get the same rights to work, pensions, NHS care and other public services as British citizens, which they will maintain for life. While there was a cautious welcome from Merkel, others were less forthcoming. Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte said that as an Anglophile, "I hate...

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  • McConnell faces hunt for GOP votes for Senate health bill
McConnell faces hunt for GOP votes for Senate health bill

At the same time , I was careful to say again and again that while the Affordable Care Act represented a significant step forward for America, it was not flawless, nor could it be the end of our efforts - and that if Republicans could put together a plan that is demonstrably better than the improvements we made to our health care system, that co...

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  • New Zealand vs Portugal: how and where to watch
New Zealand vs Portugal: how and where to watch

Ronaldo was left unmarked at the back post, where he rose to head Raphael Guerreiro's cross past Russian Federation keeper Igor Akinfeev in the 8th minute. Osario said the match turned when Porto midfielder Hector Herrera came on for the second half and Mexico's attacks started to flow. "I thought it was weird really , it was like we had ...

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  • Darjeeling unrest: Will march with bodies of protesters killed, says GJM
Darjeeling unrest: Will march with bodies of protesters killed, says GJM

Banerjee, who chaired a high level meet at the state secretariat in Nabanna that was participated by various development boards of the hills, asserted her resolve to restore peace in the hills. The officials claimed that almost 36 of the security personnel were injured while trying to contain the violence, and denied that they opened fire at the ...

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  • Remnants of tropical storm bring tornadoes, flooding to US Gulf Coast
Remnants of tropical storm bring tornadoes, flooding to US Gulf Coast

Cindy was a tropical storm when it made landfall before dawn just south of Lake Charles, Louisiana, the National Hurricane Center said. The storm could cause a surge of up to three feet (1 meter) in isolated areas and possibly spawn tornados from southern Louisiana to the Florida Panhandle, the NHC said.

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  • Four GOP senators to oppose current Republican health care bill
Four GOP senators to oppose current Republican health care bill

Today Democrats copied Trump's language to attack the new legislation. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Many of McConnell's colleagues, however, are confident that if anyone can find 50 votes, it's their majority leader - a political tactician who knows Senate procedure inside and out.

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  • Authorities charge man in mosque incident
Authorities charge man in mosque incident

He had collapsed with a leg problem and was being attended to by fellow worshippers leaving late-night Ramadan prayers at the mosque when the hired van careered into them. Darren Osborne has been charged with terrorism-related offences related to the Finsbury Park mosque attack, police have said. His family described him as "a quiet, gentle man" w...

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  • North Korea denies torturing American detainee Otto Warmbier
North Korea denies torturing American detainee Otto Warmbier

A USA official said on Tuesday that spy satellites had detected new movements at North Korea's nuclear test site, but it was unclear if Pyongyang was preparing for a sixth nuclear test. Portman said he will focus on opening communications channels but first will attend Warmbier's funeral, "celebrating his enormous life". Mr Warmbier's treatme...

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  • Here's what the Senate healthcare bill means for all types of Americans
Here's what the Senate healthcare bill means for all types of Americans

However, the four senators do appear open to negotiations and amendments that could turn their "no" to a "yes". Opponents of the changes protested outside Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's office after the draft bill became public.

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  • Tropical Storm Cindy roars through the Gulf of Mexico
Tropical Storm Cindy roars through the Gulf of Mexico

The U.S. National Hurricane Center says Cindy's maximum sustained winds have decreased to near 40 miles per hour (64 kph) with continued weakening expected over the next two days. Meanwhile, the Gulf Coast was still suffering the effects of Cindy, a former tropical storm that crawled ashore from the Gulf of Mexico early Thursday near the Louisian...

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  • Congress to oppose Ram Nath Kovind because of RSS-BJP ideology
Congress to oppose Ram Nath Kovind because of RSS-BJP ideology

Former CM and senior AGP leader, Prafulla Kumar Mahanta, said, "Iwill be able to say the stand of the party (AGP) only after the official discussion, but the question of opposing Kovind doesn't arise". The opposition is against Kovind's name being finalised for the post of president on grounds that they were not consulted prior to the announcement.

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  • Sinn Féin adamant Arlene Foster can not be first minister
Sinn Féin adamant Arlene Foster can not be first minister

Hobbled by a lack of majority after the June 8 election , Prime Minister Theresa May's efforts to strike a coalition with the Democratic Unionist Party ( DUP ) to shore up her minority government have been hit by a backlash from key parties in Northern Ireland .

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  • Grenfell Tower blaze sparked by faulty fridge
Grenfell Tower blaze sparked by faulty fridge

Nicholas Holgate, chief executive of the Kensington and Chelsea council, came under intense pressure following last week's blaze. The Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) said the "expectation is that these new properties will be offered as one of the options to permanently rehouse residents from Grenfell Tower".

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  • Britain's Labour leader Corbyn overtakes PM May in YouGov poll
Britain's Labour leader Corbyn overtakes PM May in YouGov poll

Focusing on the right issues also motivated young people to get involved . No, they could not. "On party support , we saw the biggest age gap between Labour and Conservatives since we started compiling comprehensive statistics on how people voted in the 1970s", Bobby Duffy, Ipsos Mori's managing director, told the New Statesman .

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  • Iran's missile attack kills 65 IS terrorists in Syria
Iran's missile attack kills 65 IS terrorists in Syria

The missiles flew over Iraq before striking what the Guard called an Islamic State command center and suicide vehicle bomb operation in Deir el-Zour, over 600 kilometers (370 miles) away. But according to the Times of Israel , three of the missiles didn't even make it as far as Syria. The location where the sixth missile struck is unknown.

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