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  • German minister sees hope of 'soft' Brexit, with conditions

    And since the election results last week that left Prime Minister Theresa May without a parliamentary majority, that chaos and confusion have intensified. Hammond said Britain's position had been set out in a speech by May in January and a letter she sent to European Union leaders in March when she triggered the Brexit process.

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  • Cars 3 speeds past Wonder Woman at North American box office

    Cars 3 speeds past Wonder Woman at North American box office

    Overseas, Cars 3 debuted to $21.3 million from its first handful of territories for a global start of $74.8 million. The second official sequel in the " Cars " franchise is racing to a domestic debut in the high $50 million range, with potential to break the $60 million barrier thanks to Sunday's holiday.

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  • Gunfire Reported At Mali Tourist Resort

    Gunfire Reported At Mali Tourist Resort

    A luxury tourist resort popular with Westerners is under attack by gunmen near Mali's capital Bamako . One was identified as French-Gabonese, and the other's nationality had not been confirmed, NBC News reported. "Avoid vulnerable locations with poor security measures in place, including hotels, restaurants, and churches", the Embassy said. In November 2015, at least 20 people were killed when gunmen took guests and staff hostage at the Radisson Blu hotel in Bamako .

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  • Syrian army says US-led coalition downed Syrian army plane

    The Syrian jet had attacked fighters in the town of Ja'Din, which - accoring to the Coalition - sits two kilometers north of an established de-confliction area. A Navy F/A-18E Super Hornet shot down a Syrian SU-22 on Sunday, giving the USA military its first air-to-air kill since 1999. "Coalition aircraft conducted a show of force and stopped the initial pro-regime advance toward the SDF-controlled town", the release said.

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  • Bill Cosby's Sexual Assault Trial Just Ended In A Mistrial

    Bill Cosby's Sexual Assault Trial Just Ended In A Mistrial

    He says it was consensual. "Do you agree that there's a hopeless deadlock that can not be resolved by further deliberations?" he asked after calling the jurors in a little after 10 a.m. As the mistrial was declared , Cosby had a flat, blank look on his face. Over two visits, she said, he touched her "without warning" and tried to unbutton her trousers before she stopped him.

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  • Britain-EU Brexit talks to start Monday as planned

    Her spokesman said Britain would not change its stance on Brexit , though May told her lawmakers she would seek a broader consensus in the party on her approach. Liberal Democrat MP Alistair Carmichael said: "The Conservatives can not go from weak and wobbly to business as usual in three days". The prospect of Brexit has sent a wave of concern through Britain's business sector.

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  • Jo Cox's husband says 'family has not been broken'

    Jo Cox's husband says 'family has not been broken'

    The Batley and Spen MP was shot and stabbed by far-right terrorist Thomas Mair during the EU Referendum campaign on June 16 past year. "We have such a strong community spirit here and I'm sure everyone will thoroughly enjoy these great fun events".

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  • U.S. servicemembers wounded in latest insider attack in Afghanistan

    Several US soldiers were wounded on Saturday after being shot by an Afghan soldier at a base in northern Afghanistan on Saturday, the third “insider” attack on US troops stationed in the country this year , and the second on one week. USA soldiers have been wound. The attackers were disguised in Afghan army uniforms. There were no US fatalities. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said this week that he will present a new United States military strategy for Afghanistan, along with adjusted troop ...

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  • London fire protesters storm city hall

    He came to the United Kingdom because he had ambitions and aims for his life and for his family. Britain's Prime Minister, Theresa May , speaks to police officers as she visits the scene of a tower block which was destroyed in a fire disaster, in north Kensington, West London , Britain June 15, 2017.

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  • Protests over Minnesota police shooting result in 18 arrests on freeway

    Protests over Minnesota police shooting result in 18 arrests on freeway

    A Minnesota police officer was cleared Friday in the fatal shooting of Philando Castile , a blac. "I'm mad as hell right now". Questioned by his defense attorney during the trial, Yanez said: "I was scared to death". Prosecutors in St. Paul, Minnesota, said recordings from the vehicle - both from Reynolds' phone and from a dashboard camera - showed that Castile was courteous and non-threatening, and they told the court there was no justification for Yanez' action.

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  • Dangerous heat wave to scorch the Southwestern US

    Dangerous heat wave to scorch the Southwestern US

    Wednesday . The heat will be on "high" in the Desert Southwest the next several days. Keep in mind to check pavement temperatures by feeling it with the back of your hand - if it's hot for you, it's too hot for your pet to walk on. The hot conditions are labeled as a classic pre-monsoon heat event for the Southwest region, NWS said. In Las Vegas, temperatures are forecast to be 110 degrees or hotter this weekend through next week.

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  • EU's Brexit negotiator puts pressure on UK

    Britain entered a sixth day of political limbo on Wednesday with Prime Minister Theresa May yet to seal a deal to prop up her minority government and facing calls to soften her stance on Brexit days before negotiations on leaving the European Union begin.

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  • DUP head arrives for talks with UK leader May

    However, this turmoil does not appear to have deterred May, who intends to lead Britain into talks with European Union figures next week, while back home she tries to arrange a minority government deal with Northern Irish party the DUP .

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  • Baghdadi could have been killed in Russian air raid

    One of the best known IS commanders, Abu Mohammed al-Adnani, the spokesman who frequently released audio messages calling for stepped-up attacks, was also killed past year. Russian Federation said Friday that it killed ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi and other leaders in a strike in late May, a claim US officials could not confirm .

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  • Amazon Announces Plans to Purchase Whole Foods

    Amazon Announces Plans to Purchase Whole Foods

    Shares of Amazon and Whole Foods were up 2 percent and 29 percent respectively. With some 430 Whole Foods stores across the nation, Amazon is expected to make local deliveries faster via its grocery delivery service AmazonFresh .

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  • UK's May holds alliance talks with NIreland party chief

    On Wednesday, MEPs returned to the United Kingdom legislative elections which saw Prime Minister Theresa May lose her majority last week. Demanding a swift start to Brexit negotiations under Article 50 of the European Union treaties, the former Belgian prime minister compared Britain's position to the heroine of Lewis Carroll's Alice In Wonderland, who found herself in a room with many doors and no idea what lay behind them.

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  • Pakistan Grills Premier Nawaz Sharif Over Family Assets

    Pakistan Grills Premier Nawaz Sharif Over Family Assets

    He said that the PM has saved billions of rupees of the nation in development projects, while the policy of transparency of the government has also been commended by worldwide institutions. Our opponents are welcome to level all sorts of allegations and make all possible efforts and conspiracies against us. He warned that there will JIT of 200 million people going to be held next year when they [people] will select those who have worked for the development of the country.

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  • Trump Under Investigation For Possible Obstruction Of Justice

    Trump Under Investigation For Possible Obstruction Of Justice

    The two senators have overseen a series of explosive public hearings into the Russian Federation issue and have publicly asked to meet meet with Mr. Earlier this week, reports emerged that Trump was thinking about firing Mueller, too - an act that would likely lead to Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein's resignation, and perhaps a governmental crisis.

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  • Over 19 Killed in Hotel Attack in Somalia's Capital

    District police chief Abdi Bashir told Reuters Somali security forces took back control of the restaurant at midnight after the gunmen had held hostages inside for several hours. "Blood splattered across my clothes, and I had a piece of flesh on me, as people sitting around me were either dead or wounded", Said Yare, a customer of Pizza House restaurant, told dpa.

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