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Journalist dies of wounds from blast in Iraq's Mosul

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Robert underwent surgery in Iraq before being transferred on Friday to the Percy hospital near Paris . Her colleague, French video journalist Stephan Villeneuve, and their Iraqi Kurdish fixer and interpreter, Bakhtiyar Haddad, died earlier this week in the same explosion. Read More »

Queen's hat: an 'anti-Brexit' message?

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The two-year programme for government, known as the Queen's Speech, was prepared by ministers and read out by Queen Elizabeth in parliament at its formal opening ceremony. "As prime minister I apologise for that failure, and as prime minister I've taken responsibility for doing what we can to put things right". "This will be complemented by legislation to ensure that the United Kingdom makes a success of Brexit, establishing new national policies on immigration, global sanctions, nuclear ... Read More »

South Korean leader observes missile test amid North's threats

South Korean President Moon Jae-in Friday oversaw a missile test, which his office said was "aimed at sending a clear warning against North Korea's repeated provocations". "I think that the weapon systems that the Agency for Defense Development is working on are means not of destruction and slaughter but rather of dialogue and peace", Moon was also quoted as saying by Park. Read More »

Iran tells Riyadh to free Iranian fishermen, compensate for death

State TV covering the rallies showed crowds chanting anti-Israel slogans in solidarity with Palestinians whom they urged to continue their fight against the "occupying regime". "Daesh (IS), America and Israel are all the same". Black-clad women with small children were among those flocking the streets of central Tehran, many carrying portraits of Khomeini and his successor Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. Read More »

Kovind files nomination for Presidential election,Modi, NDA leaders accompany him

The election for the next President of India is to be held on July 17 as President Pranab Mukherjee will demit the office on July 24. K R Narayanan was the first Dalit Leader, who was in the Rashtrapati Bhavan in 1997-2002. "Ever since I became governor, I don't belong to any political party". The BJP believes it has the support of as many as 28 political parties within and outside the NDA . Read More »

Election Hackers Altered Voter Rolls

He also said he could not explain why the DNC did not turn over its hacked servers to law enforcement, instead allowing a private company to look at it. Republican Rep. Trey Gowdy asked Johnson pointedly whether he knew of any evidence of possible collusion with Russian Federation by the Trump campaign. Read More »

Closing arguments delivered at Cosby's trial

The fast-moving case went to the jury of seven men and five women on Day 6 of the trial after closing arguments gave differing portrayals of what happened between Cosby and Andrea Constand at his suburban Philadelphia estate. Meanwhile, the veteran performer could charm jurors at his sexual assault trial if he testifies this week, but experts say the risk would be considerable. Read More »

GM Ryan McDonough: Suns 'played by rules' in pursuit of Josh Jackson

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He's really good athletically and he is fearless. Standing at 6-foot-6 and 208 pounds and sporting a 7-foot wingspan, Reed averaged 35.3 minutes, 14.9 points and almost five rebounds per game this year. He was arrested after kicking in the tail light and denting the driver's door of a Kansas women's basketball player's auto while she was in it. Asked about the incident, Jackson said, "I don't think it really represents who I am". Read More »

Canadian arrested after stabbing at Bishop International Airport in Flint, Michigan

Officials evacuated the airport Wednesday, where a witness said he saw an officer bleeding from his neck and a knife nearby on the ground. "We want to send a message that this is important", Neville said at the time. "From what we can tell, he engaged Lt. Neville and just started to stab him", Miller said. Authorities interviewed Fthoui extensively after the attack. Read More »

Northam, Gillespie win gubernatorial nominations in Virginia primaries

Meanwhile, Democrats were on pace to have record turnout in their primary for a non-presidential year contest, according to the University of Virginia's Center for Politics' Geoffrey Skelley. The other statewide race happening is for lieutenant governor. The Democrats have made elections in Virginia and Georgia a referendum on President Trump . Read More »

Japan's Tanaka gets better of Darvish in Major League Baseball clash

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The Japanese pitchers will start opposite each other for the first time in the majors when the Rangers play a series opener in NY. They each were stellar, but their battle eventually turned into a battle between the bullpens. "My stuff was there tonight", Tanaka said through an interpreter. When Tanaka made it through the seventh, he became the first Yankees starter to do so since Luis Severino on June 10. Read More »

Dozens of Serbia gays say election of gay PM-to-be historic

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Her election was thrown into doubt amid reports that hardliners in the ruling coalition have refused support because of her sexual orientation. Serbia is ready to work together with all global and regional countries in order to secure a brighter future for its people, President Aleksandar Vucic said Friday in his inauguration speech. Read More »

David Davis "encouraged" by first Brexit meeting

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Hammond's more frequent and pointed interventions in the Brexit debate have come amid mounting evidence that the economic situation in Britain has worsened just as it has gotten brighter for the rest of the EU. "We must think about the deep and meaningful partnership with Europe ", he said. They were briefed by Michel Barnier , who launched the Brexit negotiations for them on Monday, and discussed the move of two European Union agencies from London after Britain quits. Read More »

Chuck Todd: Pelosi Is a 'Pretty Big Drag' on Democrats' Electoral Chances

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The money numbers suggest why: In the 2016 election, Ryan's Penguin PAC donated just $13,000 to other Democrats . The political number crunchers have produced a variety of analyses of the results in the recent special elections in Kansas, Montana, Georgia and SC in an attempt to quantify the two parties' strength in the Trump era. Read More »

Company: 5th worker has died after Wisconsin mill explosion

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Didion Milling sent the following statement: "It is with sadness and sympathy we report the peaceful passing of Carlos "Charly" Nunez due to injuries sustained in the May 31 incident at our milling operation in Cambria". We ask for your continued thoughts and prayers for the family and for Didion Milling as we build a stronger future together here at Didion. The blast also killed Duelle Block, 27, a mill operator; Robert Goodenow, 53, a forklift operator; and Pawel Tordoff, 21, a packing ... Read More »

London police ponder manslaughter in tower fire

The blaze has provoked anger and heaped pressure on Prime Minister Theresa May, who is fighting for her political survival after her party lost its parliamentary majority in a snap election at a time when Britain is beginning divorce talks with the European Union. Read More »

'The threat is still there' for New Orleans after Tropical Storm Cindy

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Stronger thunderstorms Friday afternoon and evening also could bring damaging wind gusts, according to the weather service. Meanwhile, the Gulf Coast was still suffering from the effects of Cindy, a former tropical storm in the Gulf of Mexico that crawled ashore early Thursday near the Louisiana-Texas state line. Read More »

Senate Healthcare Bill Threatens Pre-Existing Condition Coverage

A comparison of the Senate health care bill with the Affordable Care Act. They were Sens. Ron Johnson of Wisconsin, Mike Lee of Utah, Rand Paul of Kentucky and Ted Cruz of Texas. But it repeals the individual mandate requiring people to buy health insurance without creating incentives for Americans to stay in their plans. States could not get exemptions to Obama's prohibition against charging higher premiums for some people with pre-existing medical conditions, but the subsidies ... Read More »

A 2nd mistrial: Jury deadlocks in Ohio cop's murder retrial

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This is the third time in the past week that a United States police officer has been tried for shooting a black man without being convicted. Tensing, whose first trial also ended in a deadlocked jury in November , had been facing prison on either a murder or voluntary manslaughter charge. Read More »

Emmanuel Macron et Edouard Philippe en baisse — Cote de popularité

L'occasion pour les nouveaux ministres de faire la traditionnelle photo officielle. Au ministère des Armées, la présidence française a nommé la haut-fonctionnaire Florence Parly après le renoncement de Sylvie Goulard. Richard Ferrand, qui a accompagné Emmanuel Macron dans sa conquête du pouvoir, est, lui, visé par une enquête préliminaire pour des soupçons de favoritisme ayant bénéficié à sa femme dans une opération immobilière. Read More »