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FILE PHOTO - Britain's Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union David Davis arrives for a Brexit subcommittee meeting at Downing Street in London , Britain, May 2, 2018. "Will those red lines still there survive negotiation with the European Union?" "That is not something that this country voted for; it's not what the Prime Minister promised..." William Wragg, another backbench Eurosceptic said: "I've reserved judgement on the Chequers' Brexit plan, but I have grave misgivings ...
  • Quebec Heat Wave Kills 33

    Quebec Heat Wave Kills 33

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    Montreal was the area of the province with the highest number of victims, the government said, with 28 people dying from heat-related complications. CNN meteorologist Taylor Ward said the region has seen record high temperatures and high humidity since Sunday.
  • What we know about Sydney double murder

    What we know about Sydney double murder

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    McFadden said the father was known to police but did not have an extensive history or contemporary information about him. People arrive to pay tribute at the house where two kids were murdered by their father, in West Pennant Hills. Forensic police officers are now at the house. Earlier, a helicopter could be heard overhead. "May you rot in hell, buddy", she said. The bloody attack took place in the house on Hull Road , just off the Cumberland Highway .
  • England bask in World Cup glow as Russia suffer agonising exit

    England bask in World Cup glow as Russia suffer agonising exit

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    They will take on Croatia, who beat Russian Federation in a gruelling match which finished on penalties, on Wednesday in Moscow . Even going back to the 2014 World Cup, Belgium have had the quality on the pitch to win a major title, and the Brazil match might have been a turning point.
  • USA service member killed in 'insider attack' in Afghanistan

    USA service member killed in 'insider attack' in Afghanistan

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    A statement issued by the Resolute Support Mission on Saturday said two other United States service members were wounded but in a stable condition. The incident happened at an Afghan army base in Uruzgan Province in southern Afghanistan, according to a USA official.
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    Pompeo leaves North Korea with "progress" but no major breakthrough

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    Despite reports from South Korean media outlets, State Dept. spokeswoman Heather Nauert told NBC News on Saturday that no CD was given to Kim. With the summit over, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has been left with the hard work of actually trying to make progress with North Korean dictator Kim, something that if the WaPo report is any indication of, did not go as well as planned.
  • Texas mom shoots man trying to steal SUV with her kids inside

    Texas mom shoots man trying to steal SUV with her kids inside

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    She jumped into the vehicle. She then opened her glove box, pulled out a gun, and shot Wright in the head, according to police. The suspect, identified by NBC DFW as Ricky Wright, 36, then crashed into a telephone pole. "He would not get out of the vehicle", she told KDFW. She also said that she had just recently purchased a gun to keep in her vehicle - which is legal in Texas , even without a gun license.
  • Leaders of Germany, Hungary trade barbs on migration

    Leaders of Germany, Hungary trade barbs on migration

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    Merkel said any move to cut tariffs on USA vehicles would require reductions on those imported from other countries to conform with World Trade Organization rules. "I would be ready to support negotiations on reducing tariffs but we would not be able to do this only with the U.S". Merkel acknowledged that Berlin has not been investing enough on defence, but stressed that it will push outlays to 1.5 percent of gross domestic product by 2025.
  • North Korea talks either 'very productive' or 'deeply regrettable'

    North Korea talks either 'very productive' or 'deeply regrettable'

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    On the destruction of the missile engine plant, Pompeo said, "We talked about what the modalities would look like for the destruction of that facility as well, and some progress there as well, and then we have laid out a path for further negotiation at the working level so the two teams can get together and continue these discussions".
  • Two Contenders Remain as Trump Mulls Supreme Court Pick

    Two Contenders Remain as Trump Mulls Supreme Court Pick

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    The president said he would meet with Vice President Mike Pence over the weekend and then announce his choice at the White House at 9 p.m. on Monday, July 9. Starr's team and then served as an aide to Bush before joining the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit in 2006. "President Trump and I had a solid discussion about the Supreme Court vacancy".
  • Deadly Klamathon Fire Grows to 8,000 Acres in Northern California

    Deadly Klamathon Fire Grows to 8,000 Acres in Northern California

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    The new blazes came as Southern California saw many areas top 38 degrees Celsius on Friday and more than a dozen areas got record-breaking temperatures for the day. Firefighters battle a fast-moving wildfire that destroyed homes driven by strong wind and high temperatures forcing thousands of residents to evacuate in Goleta , California, U.S., early July 7, 2018.
  • Sister, staff of Missionaries of Charity held for selling baby

    Sister, staff of Missionaries of Charity held for selling baby

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    A mentally challenged women, staying in a Missionaries of Charity facility on Jail Road here, delivered a baby Friday but sisters at the home insisted that the newborn should be left there only, the woman's mother alleged. Workers at Mother Teresa's Missionaries of Charity have been accused of selling babies born to unwed mothers to childless couples. She explained that the sisters did not accept money for adoptions when they previously administered them.
  • Calls for calm after police killing sparks France riots

    Calls for calm after police killing sparks France riots

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    Mr Philippe confirmed that 11 protesters had been taken into police custody on charges of violence and arson, before stressing that there would be a "transparent investigation" into the driver's death. In January, the government vowed a crackdown on urban violence after shocking video footage emerged of a policewoman being beaten by a crowd of youths in the Paris suburbs on New Year's Eve.
  • North Korea Calls U.S. Attitude to Latest Talks ‘Regrettable’

    North Korea Calls U.S. Attitude to Latest Talks ‘Regrettable’

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    Pompeo did not meet with Kim during his trip, but spoke far more optimistically of the talks, saying earlier Saturday "we made progress in every element of our discussions". The US is also seeking to repatriate the remains of American soldiers missing in North Korea for nearly 70 years. Heather Nauert, the State Department spokesperson, tweeted a number of photos during the talks, including one of a beaming Mr Pompeo pictured after the final meeting.
  • Hurricane Beryl first of Atlantic season

    Hurricane Beryl first of Atlantic season

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    However, the NHC stressed that the intensity forecast remains highly uncertain given Beryl's small size. Hurricane Beryl was located about 1,140 miles east-southeast of the Lesser Antilles , a chain of islands in the Caribbean Sea, and is moving West.
  • Eleven killed, at least 45 missing as torrential rain pounds Japan

    Eleven killed, at least 45 missing as torrential rain pounds Japan

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    At least 50 people are missing and 15 killed after torrential rains and flooding hit southwestern Japan , reported Japanese media, with more than 1.6 million people evacuated from their homes. In Kasaoka, Okayama Prefecture, six workers were buried after a landslide crashed into their factory early Saturday morning, with one person confirmed dead.
  • Statue of Liberty climber quotes Michelle Obama, pleads not guilty

    Statue of Liberty climber quotes Michelle Obama, pleads not guilty

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    She now lives in Staten Island and has lived in NY for at least 10 years, the paper reports . Okoumou was scheduled to appear before a federal magistrate for an arraignment hearing, a spokesman for the U.S. "She was on the copper of a national icon", Willis said, adding that the copper is very thin and malleable. We've got five things to know about her. A Fourth of July protester who scaled the base of the Statue of Liberty in what prosecutors call a "dangerous stunt" will face a ...
  • UN, EU Slam Zionist Regime's Plan to Raze Palestinian Village

    UN, EU Slam Zionist Regime's Plan to Raze Palestinian Village

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    He said that demolishing the village of 173 residents, east of Jerusalem in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, would be a violation of the Geneva convention which lays out the obligations of an occupying power toward those under its control. "They should not be forced to experience a second displacement against their will". Diplomats from about a dozen European Union countries visited a Bedouin village in the West Bank slated for demolition.
  • Dead, Homes Destroyed As Klamathon Fire Rages Out Of Control

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    The blaze has burned almost eight square miles, Cal Fire reported late Thursday evening. A wildfire raging through drought-stricken timber and brush near California's border with OR killed one person and destroyed multiple structures as it burns largely out of control, authorities said Friday.
  • Scott Pruitt resigns from EPA

    Scott Pruitt resigns from EPA

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    Lawmakers probed Pruitt for renting a room in a high-end townhouse co-owned by the wife of energy industry lobbyist Steven Hart for $50 a night, an arrangement that has drawn fire from ethics experts. In 2006, while working for the Senate environment committee, Wheeler suggested that the Earth might actually be going through a "cooling phase". His views on climate change, the rollback of the Clean Power Plan , and the ongoing evisceration of other environmental protections are virtually ...
  • Retaliatory Measures Against US Tariffs Already In Effect, Says China

    Retaliatory Measures Against US Tariffs Already In Effect, Says China

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    Another $16 billion of goods could follow in two weeks, Trump earlier told reporters, before suggesting the final total could eventually reach $550 billion, a figure that exceeds all of US goods imports from China in 2017. It said US companies want fairer treatment but will be hurt by US-Chinese tensions. The International Monetary Fund warns an extended spat could undermine the strongest global expansion since 2011.
  • David Beckham and Zlatan Ibrahimovic agree World Cup wager

    David Beckham and Zlatan Ibrahimovic agree World Cup wager

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    Harry Kane has scored six goals at the tournament - two more than any other player before the start of the quarter-finals. With a number of his rivals having fallen by the wayside, there is every chance that Kane will grab the coveted trophy, especially if England do go all the way and "bring it home".
  • Diver dies in Thailand cave rescue operation

    Diver dies in Thailand cave rescue operation

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    Ten days later British rescue divers found them perched on a rock shelf about 4km (2.5 miles) from the cave mouth. Teams of Thai and global divers have since supplied them with food, oxygen and medical attention, but there are mounting concerns about the oxygen level in the chamber, which officials said had fallen to 15%.
  • Elon Musk sends help to Thailand cave rescue

    Elon Musk sends help to Thailand cave rescue

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    As Musk himself notes, his back-of-the-envelope calculations might not fit the realities of the scenario, which is why his engineers are heading to the location in person. The Tesla and SpaceX CEO tweeted on Wednesday that he was " happy to help " the Thai government's rescue efforts, and by Thursday he was pitching ideas over Twitter with James Yenbamroong, CEO of Thai space startup mu Space Corp, about potential strategies that could work.
  • Malaysia's Mahathir says will raise 'unfair' contracts in visit to China

    Malaysia's Mahathir says will raise 'unfair' contracts in visit to China

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    The suspension comes as Malaysia seeks to renegotiate the terms of the deal with China . "The decisions are exclusively directed towards the related contractors relating to the provisions mentioned in the agreements, and not at any particular country", Lim said, in an apparent attempt to allay concerns that China was being singled out.
  • Truck Driver Facing 29 Charges for Humboldt Broncos Crash

    Truck Driver Facing 29 Charges for Humboldt Broncos Crash

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    The collision occurred when the Broncos team bus collided with a semi-trailer near Tisdale while the team was en route to a playoff game. Get direct access to our top weekly content, contests, and perks. Every piece of information was carefully examined. The penalty for unsafe driving causing death carries maximum sentence of 14 years for each count, while risky driving causing bodily harm carries a maximum sentence of 10 years for each count as well.
  • With Assad on march, Syria rebels say cease fire agreed

    With Assad on march, Syria rebels say cease fire agreed

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    An Israeli cabinet minister said on Thursday that Israel could fire upon any Syrian forces it deems to be violating the truce deal. On Thursday, regime forces made sweeping advances on the border with Jordan, seizing their first security post there in more than three years, the Britain-based Observatory said.
  • Boys in Thai cave 'not ready to dive', won't be rescued today

    Boys in Thai cave 'not ready to dive', won't be rescued today

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    While efforts to pump out floodwaters are continuing, some Thai officials have indicated that heavy rains forecast for this weekend could force them to decide the boys should swim and dive out using the same complicated route of narrow passageways through which their rescuers entered.
  • Trump is convinced that he prevented a United States war with North Korea

    Trump is convinced that he prevented a United States war with North Korea

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    Dozens of South Korean basketball players arrived in North Korea's capital on Tuesday for a series of games the two Koreas hope will foster a spirit of detente generated by the recent North-South summit meetings. In other words, the sequencing of the joint statement gave priority first to improving bilateral relations, and then to denuclearizing the Korean Peninsula.
  • United Nations warns of largest population displacement in S.Syria

    United Nations warns of largest population displacement in S.Syria

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    Ultimately, to be able to reach as many Syrians as they need help, he said, United Nations agencies must be able to access southern Syria through cross-line and cross border operations. Warfare in the southwest could risk a further escalation because of its proximity to Israel. All global calls to halt the offensive in Daraa have so far fallen on deaf ears.
  • The government hasn't answered key questions on family separations

    The government hasn't answered key questions on family separations

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    Officials are attempting to match the remaining parents - they did not say how many - with their children, said Jonathan White, a top federal official working on the reunification effort with HHS and other agencies. "It's not here", Azar said, adding that migrant children are being well cared for in HHS facilities. Meanwhile, immigration advocates have voiced concerns about the lack of consent on the part of children and about what the government may do with such sensitive human data.
  • Britain: Scotland Yard Says Couple Poisoned by Russian Nerve Agent

    Britain: Scotland Yard Says Couple Poisoned by Russian Nerve Agent

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    Another common line is to suggest that the British government's Porton Down chemical research complex, which lies near both Salisbury and Amesbury , is somehow linked to the latest poisoning. "London police later said in a statement: ". we now know that they were exposed to the nerve agent after handling a contaminated item ". Police have cordoned off a home in nearby Amesbury and other places that the latest victims visited, including a church, a pharmacy and a park in Salisbury ...
  • Trump Warns WTO to Treat U.S. Properly or He Will Act

    Trump Warns WTO to Treat U.S. Properly or He Will Act

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    The European Union is warning Trump not to go forward with tariffs on auto imports - or expect retaliatory tariffs to the tune of $300 billion on United States exports. "Because these six represent values, represent an economic market, and more than anything, represent a real force at the global level today". CBS News White House correspondent Mark Knoller said the Dutch leader was "clearly in disbelief at the lack of decorum".
  • US Navy ready to ensure 'free navigation' after Iran Hormuz threat

    US Navy ready to ensure 'free navigation' after Iran Hormuz threat

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    During the phone call, the German chancellor said that the discussion on details of the agreement should continue. "It only included some general promises like previous European Union statements", Tasnim quoted Rohani as saying. Iran has threatened in recent days to close the strait, a vital route for world oil supplies, if Washington tries to cut Tehran's exports. But Washington has also warned European allies that they face possible penalties if they violate US sanctions , which ...
  • Trump reportedly asked aides about invading Venezuela a year ago

    Trump reportedly asked aides about invading Venezuela a year ago

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    The AP said those in the room, including McMaster, then spent five minutes taking turns warning Trump how military action could backfire and lose him support among other Latin American governments. The White House declined comment, the AP reported, but a spokesman for the National Security Council said the USA will consider all options to restore Venezuela's democracy .
  • Victims in Shannon Falls accident identified by friends as online travel bloggers

    Victims in Shannon Falls accident identified by friends as online travel bloggers

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    Search and rescue crews were to continue searching through the night for three hikers reported missing at Shannon Falls Provincial Park near Squamish, B.C. Searchers used an underwater camera to scour the pool on Tuesday in hopes of determining its depth as they searched for the hikers. "Fortunately in the past they have been able to be rescued", Willcox said.
  • Japan sarin attack cult leader executed

    Japan sarin attack cult leader executed

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    The followers of the Aum Shinrikyo cult were also accused of several other murders and an earlier sarin attack in Matsumoto in 1994, which killed eight and injured 600 people. In 2016, a lawyers' group called for the abolition of the death penalty by 2020, citing the possibility of wrongful convictions and worldwide trends against capital punishment.