• MISSILE TESTS: US pressures China to impose more sanctions on North Korea
MISSILE TESTS: US pressures China to impose more sanctions on North Korea

The European Union chose to take part in the efforts of ending the nuclear program of North Korea as their officials, together with those from South Korea and China , believe sanctions are not enough to persuade the Kim Jong Un-led country to stop their nuclear tests.

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  • Marker to Honor Virginia Couple Who Fought Interracial Marriage Ban
Marker to Honor Virginia Couple Who Fought Interracial Marriage Ban

Fifty years after Mildred and Richard Loving's landmark legal ch. However, 50 years after the landmark legal challenge, some couples of different races still talk of facing discrimination, disapproval and sometimes outright hostility from their fellow Americans.

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  • MICHAEL REAGAN: I guess Trump was right
MICHAEL REAGAN: I guess Trump was right

Mark Sanford, R-S.C., tweeted a promise not to vote for Pelosi for leadership if he wins his race - just hours after announcing his bid. "I think the hype before the election that we had to win this was wrong", said Rep. "Well, I'm a master legislator". Pelosi allies have pushed back at the blame game, and pointed to the improvement Democrats...

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  • Philippine troops declare 8-hour cease-fire in besieged city
Philippine troops declare 8-hour cease-fire in besieged city

He said it will be lifted immediately if any of the following conditions occur: 1) The security of troops is jeopardized; 2) The safety of civilians is threatened; and 3) And if the enemy starts shooting. Adiong said: "This is the saddest Eid'l Celebration in recent memory". I urge everybody to continue praying so that the turmoil in our ci...

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  • House Democrat: Party heading into 2018 with 'damaged' leader Pelosi
House Democrat: Party heading into 2018 with 'damaged' leader Pelosi

Those involved in the discussions described them as preliminary among like-minded lawmakers. He emphasized that the group "was a diverse group from an ideological, geographic and ethnic standpoint". It's clear that Pelosi wants to keep her position as a leader in the Democratic Party . "Of course I'm open to a meeting" with Pelosi", Moulton said...

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  • Thousands Attend Otto Warmbier's Funeral
Thousands Attend Otto Warmbier's Funeral

Warmbier's brother and sister were expected to speak at Thursday's memorial, as were his friends. A rabbi officiated at the service, which was closed to news media. United States doctors say he suffered a "severe neurological injury", the most likely cause of which was a cardiopulmonary arrest that had cut the blood supply to the brain.

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  • SKorea president wants NKorea in Olympics
SKorea president wants NKorea in Olympics

That missile launch came after North Korea reportedly tested a rocket engine. The outlook of Seoul's suggestion to form an inter-Korean team for the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics appears bleak, with the North's International Olympic Committee member displaying skepticism toward the plan.

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  • Ricciardo wins Azerbaijan Grand Prix
Ricciardo wins Azerbaijan Grand Prix

Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo won what will be regarded as a race for the ages following three safety vehicle periods, one red flag and a series of notable incidents. Vettel then proceeded to pull alongside Hamilton and "deliberately" strike the Mercedes' front left wheel in an act of aggression. Vettel finished fourth, while Hamilton w...

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  • PM Modi Arrives In US For First Bilateral Meet With President Trump
PM Modi Arrives In US For First Bilateral Meet With President Trump

On the second leg of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's global tour, he has arrived in US from Portugal to meet with President Donald Trump for the first bilateral meet since Trump took over the administration from former US President Barack Obama.

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  • PM Modi thanks Trump for warm welcome, looks forward to discussions
PM Modi thanks Trump for warm welcome, looks forward to discussions

Analysts said Monday's meeting at the White House would give Modi the chance to size up a U.S, leader whose focus has so far been on ties with India's regional rival China . Among other CEOs present at the meeting were Shantanu Narayen from Adobe, Ajay Banga from Mastercard, David Farr from Emerson, Doug McMillon and Punit Renjen from Deloitte Glo...

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  • Trump breaks another tradition, doesn't host Ramadan dinner
Trump breaks another tradition, doesn't host Ramadan dinner

Ramadan is marked by fasting that occurs from sunrise to sunset. This year, Ramadan ended at sundown on Saturday night. "It's a tradition to embrace one another and spread joy of tolerance and acceptance", said Egyptian teacher Khaled Abdul Hamid, who was praying with his son Mohammed, 12, who accompanies his father to Eid prayers every year.

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  • Eid-ul-Fitr to be celebrated tomorrow
Eid-ul-Fitr to be celebrated tomorrow

Ramadan is a month-long fast, which marks the month Muslims believe their Holy Book, the Quran, was revealed to the Prophet Mohammed. Muslims in these countries will often visit bazaars and shopping malls with their families for Eid shopping.

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  • Erdogan Says Saudi-Led Ultimatum to Qatar 'Against International Law'
Erdogan Says Saudi-Led Ultimatum to Qatar 'Against International Law'

A report by Kuwait's Al-Seyassah daily says that Kuwaiti officials have continued their efforts to provide an atmosphere of agreement to settle the crisis in the Persian Gulf. The story raised concerns about the closure of Al Jazeera , citizenship rights and extraditions. A Turkish foreign ministry statement Sunday reiterated that the deploy...

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  • Rahane, Kuldeep star in India's second ODI win against West Indies
Rahane, Kuldeep star in India's second ODI win against West Indies

Ajinkya Rahane played extremely well as he scored a century while Virat and Shikhar scored fluent fifties to help India reach 310/5. Put in to bat, India were 199/3 in 39.2 overs before rain played the spoilsport. With Yuvraj Singh falling shortly after, India were beginning to wobble. However, the hosts will be hoping that the rains s...

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  • Australia resumes air operations over Syria
Australia resumes air operations over Syria

When asked about Syrian regime forces and Iranian-backed militias who, like the USA -led coalition, were advancing on Islamic State-held territory, Dillon responded: "We're here to fight ISIS , and if others want to fight ISIS to defeat them, we have no problem with that".

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  • Accident reported involving F-16 Air Force Thunderbird at OH air show
Accident reported involving F-16 Air Force Thunderbird at OH air show

Emergency crews worked to extract two occupants from inside the aircraft, according to the Associated Press . "More details will be released following an aircraft investigation and safety investigation board". A Thunderbirds Air Force jet went off a runway and overturned Friday during preparations for an OH air show, injuring the pilot and causi...

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  • Ryan, Pelosi agree: Not much of a difference between House, Senate bills
Ryan, Pelosi agree: Not much of a difference between House, Senate bills

Remember when the Democrats proclaimed that Republicans would pay heavy prices in special elections for going after Obamacare? Wasserman also notes, interestingly, that races that attract huge turnout, such as the Georgia contest, show the capacity of Republicans to get their base to the polls when the stakes are considered high.

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  • Russia Strikes Key Islamic State Group Targets in Syria
Russia Strikes Key Islamic State Group Targets in Syria

Russian Federation launched its military intervention in Syria in September 2015 after an official request by the Syrian government for military help against rebel and jihadist groups. The whereabouts of the shadowy al-Baghdadi, with a $25 million USA bounty on his head, have not been known. In spite of the United States also leading a coalition ag...

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  • Dennis Rodman: 'People don't see the good side' of North Korea
Dennis Rodman: 'People don't see the good side' of North Korea

Dettwyler declined to comment. "We gave him the best treatment until we sent him back to the USA for humanitarian reasons considering his deteriorating health", North Korea's Foreign Ministry said in a statement by its spokesperson that was released on June 23.

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  • Modi, Shah to be present when Kovind files nomination on Friday
Modi, Shah to be present when Kovind files nomination on Friday

Congress finally revealed its opinion on Bharatiya Janata Party's presidential nominee and said it will oppose Ram Nath Kovind as president because of his strong RSS-BJP ideology. This was the intent of wider consultations with Opposition parties. Votes in the presidential elections will be counted on July 20, three days after voting.

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