• Qatar receives list of demands from neighbours to end diplomatic crisis
Qatar receives list of demands from neighbours to end diplomatic crisis

Qatar, home to about 10,000 US troops and the host of the 2022 FIFA World Cup, criticized the move as a "violation of its sovereignty". "The UK calls upon the Gulf states to find a way of de-escalating the situation and lifting the current embargo and restrictions which are having an impact on the everyday lives of people in the region", Johnson...

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  • Australia's military resumes air operations over Syria
Australia's military resumes air operations over Syria

On June 18, the coalition shot down a Syrian SU-22 fighter-bomber after it attacked SDF positions. Moscow's threat comes after the USA downed a Syrian government military jet on Sunday. Murphy's remarks came two days after a US Navy fighter jet shot down a Syrian warplane for the first time, prompting Russian Federation to issue a threat agai...

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  • DUP: Chances of deal with Tories are very good
DUP: Chances of deal with Tories are very good

That commitment to "rigorous impartiality", contends the legal challenge, is incompatible with one unionist party propping up a government which then has to act equitably on matters about which the DUP - on which the government depends for its survival - cares passionately.

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  • Hundreds of households to be evacuated in wake of London tower fire
Hundreds of households to be evacuated in wake of London tower fire

The survivors were in 20 rooms at the hotel in Kensington and the Red Cross said they have all since been able to find other accommodation. British officials have ordered an immediate examinatio. I'm so angry because we had the meeting with the council last night and they tried to reassure us. One shirt bearing the London Ambulance Service logo...

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  • London high-rises evacuated as fire precaution
London high-rises evacuated as fire precaution

Cladding was used on the Grenfell Tower which caught fire on June 14, which claimed the lives of at least 79 people. Ms Siddiq said that the council had block-booked hotel rooms and were offering them to all residents. "What we are being told at the moment by the Building Research Establishment is that the cladding and insulation failed all safet...

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  • Speculation the Queen's hat was a quiet Brexit protest
Speculation the Queen's hat was a quiet Brexit protest

In a speech following the queen, May apologized for how her government handled the aftermath of the tragedy. Despite campaigning with the slogan "Brexit means Brexit", British Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday signalled a softening of her original plan for a "hard exit" from the EU.

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  • Karen Handel to be sworn in Monday
Karen Handel to be sworn in Monday

Meanwhile, Archie Parnell did much better in SC, making it a close race in his loss to Ralph Norman in the Fifth District. Obviously, she shot herself and her party in the foot. That drew criticism of Pelosi from fellow Democrats. Some hints of dissension is being seen on Capital Hill among the Democrats following the loss in the Geor...

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  • US, China agree to expedite joint efforts for denuclearization of Korean Peninsula
US, China agree to expedite joint efforts for denuclearization of Korean Peninsula

China is willing to coordinate with the USA on the Korean Peninsula nuclear issue in order to diffuse tension and push for resolution of the matter, Chinese State Councillor Yang Jiechi has said. Both sides agreed that the dialogue was "constructive" and "fruitful", Yang added. Xi and Trump are next expected to meet again in Hamburg during the...

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  • Second French journalist dies of Mosul mine blast injuries
Second French journalist dies of Mosul mine blast injuries

Robert had been operated on in Baghdad and then flown back for treatment in France overnight June 22 to June 23, but died of her wounds, the public broadcaster said in a statement . "They offer their most honest condolences", the head of the news department said in a statement. A total of 28 journalists have now been killed in Iraq since the sta...

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  • Hamas: War With Israel Unlikely and Relations with Egypt Improving
Hamas: War With Israel Unlikely and Relations with Egypt Improving

According to Israeli media, the seriously injured officer was a woman in her 20s who was attacked by two individuals, one with a knife and the second with a "Carlos" homemade submachine gun, which jammed without firing. Hamas played down on Sunday the possibility that the energy crisis in the Gaza Strip would lead to renewed hostilities with Is...

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  • Watters: 'Are the Democrats Sick of Losing Yet?'
Watters: 'Are the Democrats Sick of Losing Yet?'

Asked if that meant Pelosi should go, Moulton - who backed Ohio Rep. Tim Ryan's challenge to Pelosi's leadership post past year - said: "I think that's a question for the caucus to decide". She said she feels "very confident" in the support she has from her caucus, but claimed ownership over the "timing" for her role as minority leader.

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  • Death toll in Pakistan attacks climbs to 61
Death toll in Pakistan attacks climbs to 61

So far, no group has claimed responsibility for the attacks. There was no claim of responsibility for the attacks in Parachinar, a city which lies just near the border with Afghanistan. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif condemned the attacks, which came just days before Eid-al-Fitr, the Muslim holiday that marks the end of the fasting month of Ramadan.

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  • Tributes paid to victim of the Finsbury Park attack
Tributes paid to victim of the Finsbury Park attack

Makram Ali, the father of six who was among the group of Muslims hit by a van in a suspected terrorist attack, died from multiple injuries, a post-mortem examination has concluded. He spent his whole life without any enemies, choosing a quiet life instead. His family issued a statement saying it wanted everyone to pray for peace, not any retaliat...

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  • McConnell's calculation may be that he still wins by losing
McConnell's calculation may be that he still wins by losing

Four lawmakers announced their opposition to the Senate health care bill just hours after the GOP's latest effort to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act was released. The former President and namesake for the existing Affordable Care Act healthcare law took to Facebook to express his concern over the replacement bill set to be vote...

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  • This is how the Russians are taking on ISIS in Syria
This is how the Russians are taking on ISIS in Syria

The strikes targeted Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) command and control centres, as well as ammunition depots in the Syrian province of Hama and the Defense Ministry stated that the militants who survived the attack were later killed in airstrikes.

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  • North American Amateur Radio Field Day Event In Storm Lake Saturday
North American Amateur Radio Field Day Event In Storm Lake Saturday

Emergencies aren't the only time the radio buffs help. "Field Day is points driven, so different clubs across America are doing this and there's different ways you can accrue points", he says. During Superstorm Sandy, for example, landlines were rendered unusable and cellphone service was disrupted. He said a big investment in radio equipment i...

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  • Menendez Weighs in on 'Devastating' Senate Health Care Bill
Menendez Weighs in on 'Devastating' Senate Health Care Bill

Remember what Trump promised the American people. A report by the CBO project 23 million more people would be uninsured by 2026 than today. The effect of permitting additional health insurance choices would be to lower premium costs, Cruz said .

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  • Will Qatar Help American Airlines Stock Fly Higher?
Will Qatar Help American Airlines Stock Fly Higher?

Shares of American were up 1.2% at 48.99 in afternoon trading on the stock market today , back in buying territory after surging as high as 4.4% earlier, shooting beyond the zone. They say the Persian Gulf governments subsidize ticket prices and service, undercutting USA carriers on routes to the Middle East, Africa and the Far East.

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  • Soros says United Kingdom is approaching 'tipping point' as Brexit bites
Soros says United Kingdom is approaching 'tipping point' as Brexit bites

Given the floor for 10 minutes at the end of a Brussels summit dinner, her first since she launched the two-year withdrawal process in March, May outlined five principles, notably that no European Union citizen resident in Britain at a cut-off date would be deported.

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  • Mortal remains of soldier Sandeep Jadhav brought to his village
Mortal remains of soldier Sandeep Jadhav brought to his village

He said once two of the SSG members were killed, the remaining ones started firing from the other end in which the two Indian soldiers were killed. BAT operations are usually the handiwork of the SSG commandos trained for covert and irregular missions across the LoC, in conjunction with terrorists, after careful reconnaissance and study of vulner...

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