• Trump invokes murdered Charlottesville protester while bragging about election win
Trump invokes murdered Charlottesville protester while bragging about election win

Lee. Graham responded to Trump's assertion that " not all of these people were neo-Nazis " and his assertion that " you had a group on one side that was bad, and you had a group on the other side that was also very violent". Trump has been on the defensive in the past several days following his comments Saturday that blamed "both sides" for th...

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  • United Kingdom plans to allow visa-free travel for European Union visitors
United Kingdom plans to allow visa-free travel for European Union visitors

The Government has today published a comprehensive paper which outlines the UK's position on addressing the unique circumstances of Northern Ireland and the land border with Ireland. The government plans to allow visa-free travel to continue after Brexit for visitors from the European Union, ITV News understands. The UK and the European Union...

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  • Van Crashes Into Crowd in Barcelona, Several People Injured
Van Crashes Into Crowd in Barcelona, Several People Injured

Local officials confirmed at least 32 people were hurt, 10 seriously. According to a Catalan police spokesman, the area has now been sealed off from the public. Photos and video posted online show bodies, some motionless, scattered on the floor and victims being helped at Placa de Catalunya. Catalan emergency services have requested the clos...

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  • Attack from North Korea not imminent
Attack from North Korea not imminent

Trump last week said North Korea would be met with "fire and fury" if leader Kim Jung Un followed through on a threat to execute a missile strike on nearby Guam, a USA territory with an American military base. Kim also urged the United States to "show through actions if they wish to ease tensions on the Korean peninsula and prevent a unsafe militar...

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  • Zimbabwe's first lady Grace Mugabe requests diplomatic immunity in assault case
Zimbabwe's first lady Grace Mugabe requests diplomatic immunity in assault case

Police expected Mrs Mugabe, 52, to turn herself in on Tuesday, but she did not. Mbalula said the matter of Mrs Mugabe is different from that of "somebody else" because she has sought to invoke diplomatic immunity . At a press conference, well-known prosecutor Gerrie Nel , who secured the conviction of disgraced Paralympian Oscar Pistorius, anno...

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  • Seoul discusses North Korea issue with US
Seoul discusses North Korea issue with US

Pacific territory of Guam. Key North Korean ambassadors stationed overseas are now in Pyongyang for a joint meeting in which the country's verbal escalation with the USA is expected to be discussed, officials said here on Monday. This would be a deeply provocative act from the US perspective, and there has been widespread debate about whether W...

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  • United States to Engage in Dialogue when N. Korea Halts Nuclear, Missile Tests
United States to Engage in Dialogue when N. Korea Halts Nuclear, Missile Tests

Meanwhile, China and Russian Federation called for the U.S. to suspend planned large-scale military exercises in exchange for North Korea suspending its missile and nuclear test as a first step toward direct talks. Tensions between the United States and North Korea showed signs of winding down, with Pyongyang backing off from its threat to fire mis...

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  • Missing engagement ring found on garden carrot 13 years later
Missing engagement ring found on garden carrot 13 years later

Thankfully the ring still fits, and Grams plans to wear it. "For some reason, I picked it up and it must have caught on something and pulled [the ring] off", she said . Not knowing whom it belonged to, she asked her husband who eventually determined it belonged to his mother. Now that she has it back, she said she will be more careful.

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  • Indian, Chinese troops briefly skirmish at Ladakh's Pangong Lake
Indian, Chinese troops briefly skirmish at Ladakh's Pangong Lake

Yang flew down to Nepal from Pakistan where he was the chief guest at the official celebrations of the 70th Independence Day. Officials in the Army in South Block refused to say anything with all the questions soliciting a crisp reply-"No comments".

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  • No confrontation between Indian, Chinese troops in Arunachal
No confrontation between Indian, Chinese troops in Arunachal

China on Wednesday said that it was not aware of the reports of PLA soldiers entering Indian territory along the banks of the Pangong lake in Ladakh and said it is committed to peace and tranquillity along the border. "We urge the Indian side to abide by the LAC and relevant conventions", she added. Nauert was responding to questions on the ski...

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  • Las Vegas being considered to host 2026 FIFA World Cup
Las Vegas being considered to host 2026 FIFA World Cup

The United States would host the remaining 60. USA, Canada and Mexico will compete with Morocco for the right to host the World Cup in nine years' time, and the joint bid is considered the heavy favorite to win the race. Jacksonville can expect to face strong competition from Orlando, which served as a host for both the 1994 World Cup and...

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  • Girl, nine, among 24 killed in Kenyan election violence
Girl, nine, among 24 killed in Kenyan election violence

The east African nation's election commission said Kenyatta won Tuesday's election with 54% of the vote. "Kenyans have said that the election is behind them, the majority have returned to work", he said, as the capital Nairobi returned to a level of busyness not seen since polling day, despite Odinga's call for people to stay away from work to ...

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  • Iran Parliament Increase Missile Funds After US Sanctions
Iran Parliament Increase Missile Funds After US Sanctions

Iran's lawmakers have overwhelmingly approved a motion in response to recent United States sanctions, voting to boost spending on Tehran's missile program and the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC). The bill includes Iran's countermeasure plans for any USA acts of exploitation and terrorism in the region, as well as the Western country's hostil...

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  • Central Intelligence Agency chief: 'Nothing imminent' in standoff with N Korea
Central Intelligence Agency chief: 'Nothing imminent' in standoff with N Korea

Mr Pompeo said "there's nothing imminent today", in response to a question about how anxious people should be over the escalating tensions. "He's pretty isolated today for the first time", he said. It also said that the two "reiterated their mutual commitment to denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula". North Korean officials in turn have accu...

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  • Scaramucci criticizes President Trump's response to the violence in Charlottesville
Scaramucci criticizes President Trump's response to the violence in Charlottesville

Trump is very well aware of these elements, and he knows what to do with them, Scaramucci noted. But Kelly's rise to White House chief of staff - he was given the role last month when former chief of staff Reince Priebus resigned - has reignited the churn of speculation as Kelly looks at revamping the press and communications team.

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  • Kenyan girl shot dead as post-election anger boils
Kenyan girl shot dead as post-election anger boils

Mr Kenyatta won a second term as president with 54.3 per cent of the vote to Mr Odinga's 44.7 per cent and a margin of 1.4 million votes. A mortuary official said nine bodies with gunshot wounds were brought to the Nairobi morgue from Mathare.

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  • Snap misses across the board for Q2 earnings, stock dives
Snap misses across the board for Q2 earnings, stock dives

WFG Advisors LP bought a new stake in shares of Snap during the first quarter valued at about $109,000. Finally, Mirae Asset Global Investments Co. The company paid out $242m in stock based payments and associated taxes over the quarter. Snaps are viewed primarily through the Snapchat application, but can also be embedded on the Web or on tele...

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  • Denmark says 20 tons of insecticide-tainted eggs were imported
Denmark says 20 tons of insecticide-tainted eggs were imported

The egg scandal started in Belgium which is the source of the fipronil found in Dutch eggs. In large quantities, it causes liver, kidney and thyroid damage to humans, though likely as a result of either long-term or direct exposure to the chemical.

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  • Minnesota governor calls mosque attack a 'criminal act of terrorism'
Minnesota governor calls mosque attack a 'criminal act of terrorism'

One congregant was still outside when he saw a truck pull up to the windows outside Omar's office. On Sunday, one day after the attack, Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton, leading a delegation of politicians, visited the mosque and met with about 100 community members to show solidarity.

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  • North Korea Frees Canadian Pastor Sentenced to Life of Hard Labor
North Korea Frees Canadian Pastor Sentenced to Life of Hard Labor

His January 2015 arrest came just a couple months after the release of missionary Kenneth Bae , who faced similar charges as the longest-serving United States prisoner in North Korean history. "We want to thank the global community for the continued prayers and support and we also ask that the world does not forget the people of North Korea".

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  • At least 20 people injured in a truck explosion in Lahore
At least 20 people injured in a truck explosion in Lahore

At least 34 people have been injured in a bomb blast in the eastern Pakistani city of Lahore , says a government official. "At least 22 people have been injured and shifted to hospitals". "We have launched investigation on all aspects", he said. Rescue personnel carry a girl rescued from a collapsed building after a blast in Lahore , Pakist...

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  • Indian deputy high commissioner summoned as ceasefire violation kills woman
Indian deputy high commissioner summoned as ceasefire violation kills woman

Singh to protest and condemned the alleged firing by Indian troops along the LoC in which 35-year old woman was killed and one more person was injured. He urged that the Indian side should permit UNMOGIP to play its mandated role as per the UN Security Council resolutions. Reports said the soldier was killed when a sniper fired by Pakistani troop...

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  • Missouri Police Officer Shot and Killed At Traffic Stop
Missouri Police Officer Shot and Killed At Traffic Stop

Sergeant Martin said Mr. McCarthy's vehicle was found abandoned a short distance from the scene of the shooting after it hit an embankment. The suspect fled the scene and abandoned the vehicle. "(Michael) was heroic right to the end", Lowe added. The suspect is considered still armed an unsafe. He was protecting his community, ' he said. "It's ...

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  • USA special counsel seeks Flynn documents from White House
USA special counsel seeks Flynn documents from White House

WASHINGTON, D.C.: Investigators probing President Donald Trump's team for possible connections to Russian Federation have asked the White House to hand over records for what is believed to be the first time, The New York Times said Friday (Saturday in Manila).

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  • Narendra Modi hard line stance pushing India into war
Narendra Modi hard line stance pushing India into war

Gopal Baglay, official spokesperson of the Ministry of External Affairs, declined to respond to the assertion by Liu Jinsong, Deputy Chief of Mission of Chinese Embassy in New Delhi , that India at present had 48 soldiers at the scene of the face-off.

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