• Blast in Pakistan's city of Quetta kills at least seven
Blast in Pakistan's city of Quetta kills at least seven

The Quetta blast took place outside the office of the police chief of Balochistan, a mineral-rich province that remains in global headlines for huge Chinese investment in the strategic China-Pakistan Economic Corridor project and separatist insurgency.

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  • Ossoff Outspends Handel, Then Bemoans Lack of Campaign Finance Reform
Ossoff Outspends Handel, Then Bemoans Lack of Campaign Finance Reform

Pelosi's defensive comments came as Democrats remained angry and divided after throwing some $30 million into a House race in Georgia on Tuesday, only to end up with a loss that wasn't even very close. "Well, the Special Elections are over and those that want to MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN are 5 and O!", Trump tweeted early Wednesday. Bloo...

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  • Egypt condemns London mosque attack
Egypt condemns London mosque attack

In a statement on behalf of the family, Osborne's nephew, 26-year-old Ellis Osborne, said: "We are massively shocked; it's unbelievable, it still hasn't really sunk in". Witnesses described hearing the van driver, who was detained by members of the public at the scene, shout: "I'm going to kill Muslims". They had been helping a man who had co...

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  • North Korea denies torturing or mistreatment of Otto Warmbier
North Korea denies torturing or mistreatment of Otto Warmbier

But doctors at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center in the US said on June 15 they could not find evidence he had contracted the rare disease, though they did find signs of a "severe neurological injury". "Although Warmbier was a criminal who committed a hostile act against the DPRK, we accepted the repeated requests of the present USA a...

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  • Another van attack: more terror death in London
Another van attack: more terror death in London

The statement from her office said her thoughts were with the injured, their loved ones and emergency services who responded to the scene. The BBC says Osborne, a father of four , is reportedly from the Cardiff, Wales, area. "It's madness. It is obviously sheer madness". Another vigil is planned for Tuesday. Imam Mohammed Mahmoud was hai...

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  • USA would welcome effective Syrian effort to defeat IS
USA would welcome effective Syrian effort to defeat IS

The U.S. military said on Friday that a crisis communications link with Russian Federation meant to avoid an accidental clash over Syria was "in use", even after Moscow threatened to abandon it over the U.S. The area is far from the main battle lines of Syria's civil war, which still rages. After a Navy F-18 shot down a Syrian SU-22 on June 18 ...

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  • A Lesson for Democrats From Jon Ossoff's Big Loss
A Lesson for Democrats From Jon Ossoff's Big Loss

First off, he notes that Democrat Archie Parnell, a little-known tax expert, fell just 3 percentage points short in Tuesday night's special congressional election in SC to replace Mick Mulvaney, now Trump's director of the Office of Management and Budget.

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  • South Carolina Dem Runs for House Seat on Anti-Nancy Pelosi Platform
South Carolina Dem Runs for House Seat on Anti-Nancy Pelosi Platform

The apparent effectiveness of that messaging suggested to some that the 77-year-old Californian could be a liability for Democrats as they aim to regain their majority. "It's time for a new generation of leadership in the party", he said. But after what happened on Tuesday night in special congressional elections in Georgia and SC, I'm beginning ...

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  • Trump right to make Cuba pay for its intransigence
Trump right to make Cuba pay for its intransigence

Americans traveling to Cuba will face more scrutiny and potentially audits of their trip when they get back home in order to prove their dollars didn't go to the Cuban military's pockets, which control much of the tourism economy. A group of 54 U.S. senators reintroduced legislation in May to repeal all remaining restrictions on travel to Cuba, sig...

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  • Scalise shooter James Hodgkinson acted alone, FBI states
Scalise shooter James Hodgkinson acted alone, FBI states

Steve Scalise , the Louisiana lawmaker shot last week at a USA congressional baseball team practice, is no longer in the intensive care unit of the hospital where he is being treated and remains in fair condition , the hospital said on Friday.

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  • North Korea pays for lavish spending, missile program with black-market trade
North Korea pays for lavish spending, missile program with black-market trade

He was sent home last week suffering from brain damage and in what U.S. doctors called a state of unresponsive wakefulness. Although the exact circumstances surrounding Mr. South Korean President Moon Jae-in said in an interview with CBS television earlier this week that it was clear North Korea bears a heavy responsibility for Warmbier's death.

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  • 'Making A Murderer': Brendan Dassey to be re-tried or released
'Making A Murderer': Brendan Dassey to be re-tried or released

Brendan was just 16-years-old and mentally impaired when he confessed to helping his uncle, Steven Avery , kill Teresa Halbach. Brendan Dassey's 2007 conviction was based largely on his confession, but a federal court ruled in August 2016 that detectives coerced that confession from him.

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  • Food poisoning at Mosul's displacement camp kills hundreds
Food poisoning at Mosul's displacement camp kills hundreds

The UN refugee agency (UNHCR) said it was concerned by the event, and called on authorities to investigate how the incident occurred. Rizgar Obed , camp supervisor from the Barzani Charity Foundation, told Rudaw that officials there had originally banned outside organizations from bringing food to the camp, but they changed the regulations bec...

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  • N Korea denies torturing US student Warmbier: KCNA
N Korea denies torturing US student Warmbier: KCNA

White House press secretary Sean Spicer said the administration would "continue to apply economic and political pressure" on North Korea, in conjunction with USA allies and China, "to change this behaviour and this regime ". It is "important to send out a message to North Korea that if it decides to denuclearize and to come to the negotiating ta...

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  • DUP whip: Chances of Conservative deal 'very good'
DUP whip: Chances of Conservative deal 'very good'

It comes the day before parliament is opened by the Queen, after the return following the election was delayed. "I will of course talk to and liaise with all parties in Northern Ireland , the Republic and London to explain our position and why it is important and hopefully find a solution everyone can live with", he said .

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  • May moves to placate European Union with deal on citizens' rights
May moves to placate European Union with deal on citizens' rights

Before the two-day meeting in Brussels starting Thursday, summit chairman Donald Tusk trumpeted the resurgence of the European Union , even as Britain launched talks this week on leaving. The bloc's medicines and banking agencies are now in London, and nearly every European Union nation wants one of the two agencies. Tusk said leaders were all d...

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  • Separate Blasts Kill Nearly 30 in Pakistan
Separate Blasts Kill Nearly 30 in Pakistan

Hospital officials have confirmed that at least 20 of the wounded are in critical condition. The intensity of the second blat was far greater than the first blast that increased the toll of the injured and killed. The explosion took place near the Inspector General of Police (IGP), and went off when officers went to search the vehicle. Pakistan...

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  • After Georgia loss, some Democrats turn on Nancy Pelosi
After Georgia loss, some Democrats turn on Nancy Pelosi

Pelosi told fellow House Democrats in a letter Wednesday, "The House was in play before the Georgia race". "I'm worth the trouble, quite frankly", she said. In fact, anyone who does not support Democrats is considered a racist, bigot, homophobe, or misogynist. But his loss could serve as a wakeup call for liberals who think the Tr...

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  • At least 10 killed, 60 injured in twin Parachinar explosions
At least 10 killed, 60 injured in twin Parachinar explosions

The twin explosions ripped through a local market in Parachinar city earlier this evening and hours after a deadly suicide vehicle bomb attack left around thirteen people dead. At the hospital in Quetta , anxious children stood by the bloodstained cots of wounded relatives, and Pakistani soldiers visited injured colleagues.

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  • Bombings at market in Pakistan kill 15
Bombings at market in Pakistan kill 15

Officials in Pakistan say more than 40 people were killed Friday in four separate attacks in three major Pakistani cities. Balochistan Home Secretary confirmed that the suicide bomber actually wanted to target the office of the inspector general of police, but when he was stopped, he blew himself up.

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