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No 'wider plot' suspected in Michigan airport stabbing

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Police dogs search cars in a parking lot at Bishop International Airport , Wednesday morning, June 21, 2017, in Flint, Mich . Amor Ftouhi, 49, has been charged with violence at an worldwide airport, acting US Attorney Daniel Lemisch said in a statement. Read More »

What happened to GOP vow of transparency on health care?

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Thousands of Alaskan's health care could be at jeopardy depending what's in the Senate version of the American Health Care Act , but it remains unclear just how many as discussions have been tight-lipped with both democrats and republicans not knowing exactly what's in the bill. Read More »

SYRIA: US jet 'downs Iranian-made drone'

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Australia said its sorties in Iraq would continue as part of the coalition. Russian Federation made clear it was changing its military posture in response to the United States downing of a Syrian military jet on Sunday, which, according to Damascus, is the first such incident since the start of the conflict in 2011. Read More »

John McCain: Americans 'stupid' to still want to travel to North Korea

He died Monday in Cincinnati. U.S. Defense James Mattis said after the talks that the death this week of a U.S. student who was imprisoned by North Korea was evidence of a "regime that provokes and provokes and provokes". Other well-known North Korea tour operators, including Koryo Tours, founded by British expatriates in Beijing , and Uri Tours, with offices in New Jersey and Shanghai, said this week that they were "reviewing" their policies for American citizens ahead of a possible ... Read More »

Traces of the Google Pixel 2 were found in another Android phone

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Google Pixel and Pixel XL flagship phones were built by HTC as part of its two-year contract deal with the search engine giant. According to XDA Developers citing HTCSoku, the M2 listing could be old and the reference placed long before Google made a decision to drop Pixel XL 2 from its roadmap. Read More »

Texas mother was distracted by Facebook when infant daughter drowned, sheriff says

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She returned later to find her daughter unresponsive, floating face-down in the bathtub. Stuckey said she became "distracted" by another child after leaving the bathroom and then hopped onto Facebook as a television blared nearby. The girl was rushed to a hospital, where she was pronounced dead. Since the incident, the remaining children in the home have been removed and were placed in foster care. Read More »

China's dog meat festival opens despite ban rumours

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Earlier it was reported and believed that the event was cancelled and that the ban on dog meat sales would come into effect from 15 June. "All the information posted in regards to a ban at this year's dog meat festival is false". This has gradually changed many people's opinion on eating dog meat. The bloody scenes of butchering dogs in the road have disappeared, and some stores and restaurants have covered the character "dog" on their lists or menus. Read More »

Kiwis pedaling toward possible America's Cup upset

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Oracle Team USA, left, is the defending champion in the America's Cup. But judging by one recent news report, the regatta is also stirring political waves for the island nation of Bermuda over the cost of the event. "I think we should send them to Hollywood", he said. "Just imagine a set of cranks and that's about it, really", van Velthooven said. "It is hard to describe exactly how it felt crossing the finish line in that first race.It was just an incredible feeling which feels you with ... Read More »

Saudi Arabia Taps Anti-Iran Hardliner To Be King In Waiting

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Earlier this week, the Saudi King Salman Bin Abdulaziz in a royal decree relieved Prince Muhammed Bin Nayef from his position, and declared Prince Muhammed Bin Salman as the Kingdom's Crown Prince . The Saudi shake-up also comes as the kingdom and its Gulf allies pursue a punishing feud with neighboring Qatar, cutting off trade and air traffic in response to what they say is Qatar's support for terrorists. Read More »

Nation finally to see the latest version of heath-care reform

The subsidies are expected to be linked to recipients' income in the Senate bill, a "major improvement" from a measure approved last month by the U.S. But there's plenty of grumbling from senators across the GOP spectrum, and leaders haven't nailed down the support they'll need to prevail. The problem is that provisions in the healthcare bill must be budget-related to be included in a measure considered under those special rules. Read More »

Australia lifts suspension of airstrikes against IS in Syria

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The U.S. shot down an Iranian made armed drone over Syria Tuesday, just two days after it shot down a Syrian regime fighter aircraft. The statement said the location was close to where another "pro-regime" drone - which intelligence sources separately identified as Iranian - was shot down on June 8 after dropping bombs near coalition forces. Read More »

Vehicle bomb kills four outside Mogadishu police station

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Somalia's Internal Security Ministry said Thursday that 10 others were also wounded in the explosion. A member of security forces views the scene of a vehicle bomb attack in Mogadishu on June 20, 2017. Ambulance sirens are echoing across Mogadishu, with dozens of soldiers at the scene. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack. Read More »

Senate Republicans Reveal Health Care Bill

That might satisfy Republican senators from states that expanded their programs, but conservatives have wanted to halt the extra expenditures quickly. About 23 million people could lose coverage under the House plan , according to the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office . In the past weeks, McConnell's office has taken the lead drafting the bill. Read More »

Cindy To Make Landfall Overnight; Life-Threatening Flash Flooding Possible

The young man was pronounced dead at the scene. He has not yet been identified. Arthur said the child was vacationing with his family from the St. Louis, Missouri, area. Up to eight inches of rainfall was expected in Mississippi, Alabama and Florida through Friday morning. Also Wednesday, Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards declared a state of emergency, like his Alabama counterpart a day earlier. Read More »

Ireland's Varadkar says reassured by May over DUP deal

He said the Irish government's focus would be on the rights of British and Irish citizens to "travel, live, work, study, reside, access healthcare, pensions and housing in each others countries as though we are citizens of both". Mr Varadkar also said he pressed Mrs May not to walk away from Brexit talks without a trade deal for Northern Ireland. IRELAND'S new taoiseach Leo Varadkar has been "reassured" by Theresa May that her planned deal with the DUP will not undermine the Good ... Read More »

Stabbing at U.S. airport is an act of terror

Meanwhile, the Federal Bureau of Investigation said that the suspect is being questioned to determine the motive for the attack, although the agency added that with the information gathered to date it believes that this was an isolated incident and there is no credible evidence of any continuing danger to the community of Flint. Read More »

BPM exports to grow 7-8% in 2017-18: Nasscom

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The size of the Indian IT industry is pegged at Dollars 154 billion, including USD 11 billion incremental revenues added in the previous fiscal, according to Nasscom . Revenue for the domestic market is projected to grow at 10-11 percent in 2017/18, NASSCOM added. The industry association, however, admitted that it was imperative for new and existing talent to reskill to prepare for emerging job roles which required new skillsets. Read More »

Apple removes 'millions' of scam and clone apps

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While there was always a "do not clone" rule in the App Store Review guidelines , this new one is more explicit and tougher than before. This means Apple will be on a lookout for clone apps like the ones made after Flappy Bird became a huge success, as well as other apps that copy others using a one-click template. Read More »

London fire: 600 buildings have similar cladding

He said: 'The Government should also have committed itself to passing a public safety bill to implement the recommendations of the 2013 inquiry into the fire at Lakanal House and to reversing their guidance that removed the requirement to install sprinklers in new school buildings. Read More »

Tropical Storm Cindy Makes Landfall

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Social media users in Lake Charles, Louisiana, posted images and video of the storm on Wednesday as it battered the area with severe rain. All hands were on deck at the Rankin County Emergency Management Operations Center for the morning National Weather Service briefing. Read More »

'No excuse' for N. Korean treatment of Otto Warmbier, father says

Just-released North Korea detainee Otto Warmbier suffered a " severe neurological injury ", a hospital official said, as the college student's dad blasted the regime that returned him in a cryptic coma . Doctors said his exam showed a 'spastic quadriparesis, ' this means he has "profound weakness in contraction of the muscles in his arms and legs". Doctors said he had no evidence of broken bones or other physical abuse, and scans of his head and neck looked normal, except for the damage ... Read More »

Dynasty Warriors 9 offers first glimpse of open-world brawls

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The trailer starts off with some impressive views, detailing the increased scope of Dynasty Warriors 9 . 83 characters from the Dynasty Warriors series make their return in addition to new faces such as Cheng Pu, a long-term retainer who supported three generations of the Sun family and contributed to the expansion and stability of the Wu kingdom. Read More »

Tusk holds out hope that Brexit can be reversed

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The issue dominated the opening day of the Brexit negotiations that will see the United Kingdom leave the European Union . In their June 2016 referendum, the majority of the British citizens voted in favor of Brexit (51.9% to 48.1%). Read More »

Afghanistan: nombreuses victimes dans l'explosion d'une voiture piégée

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La province, connue pour ses cultures de pavot, est un bastion des talibans. La zone était sécurisée, sous le contrôle des forces afghanes. Au moins 20 personnes ont été tuées et plus de 50 autres blessées, dont des membres de la police et de l'armée, des civils et des employés de la succursale bancaire où a eu lieu l'attentat, a déclaré Omar Zwak, porte-parole du gouverneur de la province. Read More »