• Euro 2016: Giroud seeks revenge in semifinal clash against Germany
Euro 2016: Giroud seeks revenge in semifinal clash against Germany

It shows what appears to be the whole of Iceland performing the chant back at home as they warmed up for their game against France. "In this competition although they had a scare against Italy, they've been in control in their games". They will play Croatia, Ukraine, Turkey and Finland with just one team qualifying automatically for the finals ...

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  • Chaos reigns after dead heat in Australian vote
Chaos reigns after dead heat in Australian vote

Both Turnbull's Liberal-National coalition and the Bill Shorten-led Labor opposition are now short of the 76 lower-house seats needed for a majority government. "The election outcome bodes poorly for the nation, growth and prosperity and it likely increases the risk of a risk of a persistent and deteriorating structural budget deficit, further ...

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  • Brexit Sends British Pound Plunging to New 31-Year Lows
Brexit Sends British Pound Plunging to New 31-Year Lows

Sterling fell as low as $1.2798 in Asian trading. Hefty selling began in Europe on Tuesday afternoon when the head of the Bank of England said there was "evidence that some risks have begun to crystallize" following the shock June 23 vote for Britain to leave the European Union.

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  • New video threatens more attacks in Bangladesh, cafe gunmen praised
New video threatens more attacks in Bangladesh, cafe gunmen praised

In a statement yesterday, the university said that while it had received many requests for information regarding the identity of the attackers, it had yet to receive any confirmation on the identity and the role played by its former students from the police.

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  • Israeli PM Netanyahu apologizes for 'causing' traffic snarl-up
Israeli PM Netanyahu apologizes for 'causing' traffic snarl-up

Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is assisted by military officers before he laid a wreath at the Mausoleum of the late Founding President Mzee Jomo Kenyatta at parliament buildings on 5th July 2016. "This has very important implications for diversifying our worldwide alliances and global relations and expanding our powers to Asia, Russia, L...

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  • Wales fans still singing despite the end of their Euro 2016 dreams
Wales fans still singing despite the end of their Euro 2016 dreams

Ronaldo stated that "This is different...that was my first final, my debut, now 12 years have gone by and we are going to play another final". "To be honest, I don't think [Ronaldo] did anything fantastic in the game but he scored the first goal, which is always going to be vital".

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  • Drake Breaks Silence About Black Lives Matter
Drake Breaks Silence About Black Lives Matter

He said the police went too far. President Barack Obama said in a statement he had full confidence in the Justice Department's ability to conduct a "thoughtful, thorough and fair inquiry" into Sterling's death. The other complaint happened January 28, 2015. The 37-year-old father-of-five was selling CDs outside a food mart in Baton Rouge,...

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  • Govt vows action against Zakir Naik
Govt vows action against Zakir Naik

A Bangladeshi newspaper, The Daily Star , carried a report on July 6 claiming that Rohan Imtiaz, one of the five militants involved in the recent Dhaka cafe attack, ran a propaganda campaign on Facebook previous year urging all Muslims to be terrorists , quoting Naik's speech on Peace TV .

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  • Minnesota police-involved shooting: Cop who fatally shot Philando Castile identified
Minnesota police-involved shooting: Cop who fatally shot Philando Castile identified

Louisiana State Police Col. Mike Edmonson said officials reviewed with the governor what assets were available to law enforcement and how quickly they can be mobilized in an emergency. "You see one officer essentially WWE (World Wrestling Entertainment) tackle him, and then he ends up getting shot unarmed", Bamberg said. As a Canadian, Drake cal...

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  • Pistorius sentenced to 6 years in jail
Pistorius sentenced to 6 years in jail

While he immediately went to prison on his original manslaughter charge, his charges were just changed to murder due to a December court appeal and he was sentenced to six years , which is nine whole years less than the 15-year minimum sentencing for murder in South Africa.

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  • China 'strongly dissatisfied' with USA missile deployment in ROK
China 'strongly dissatisfied' with USA missile deployment in ROK

The two allies began talks on the Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense system, known as THAAD , after North Korea staged its fourth underground test in January, followed a month later by a long-range rocket launch that sent a satellite into orbit.

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  • Turnbull's coalition edges ahead as election count continues
Turnbull's coalition edges ahead as election count continues

The coalition is likely to hold 76 seats in the 150-seat lower house, as postal votes and recounts of existing votes have favoured Liberal and Nationals candidates over Labor. Even if the coalition wins a narrow majority in the lower house, Mr Turnbull would then have to try to pass legislation through an even more intransigent Senate .

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  • UK's Osborne says taxes will rise, spending will be cut after Brexit
UK's Osborne says taxes will rise, spending will be cut after Brexit

Prior to the vote Osborne had warned that leaving the European Union (EU) would leave a GBP30bn (USD40.2bn) a year "black hole" that would "require sharp and hard tax rises" to fill, and an emergency budget shortly after the result. "It is already evident some firms are pausing their decisions to invest or hire people". I'm not backing any candidat...

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  • Corbyn Anticipated to Face Leadership Challenge Soon
Corbyn Anticipated to Face Leadership Challenge Soon

The former Welsh Labour supremo said she could bring together the "guacamole" and "mushy peas" traditions of the Labour party, saying: "What we've got at the moment is the guacamole sort of people not blending with the mushy peas people at all".

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  • Jason Kenney lays out plan for uniting the right in Alberta
Jason Kenney lays out plan for uniting the right in Alberta

That said, the challenges facing Kenney are considerable. "We must fight the ideological agenda of this accidental NDP government to limit the damage that they do to our province now and we must do everything within our power to eliminate the risk of a second NDP term which would be catastrophic to the long-term future of Alberta".

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  • Dallas shooting suspect identified as Micah Xavier Johnson, unaffiliated with BLM
Dallas shooting suspect identified as Micah Xavier Johnson, unaffiliated with BLM

He was a private first class and at the time he entered the Army gave his home of record as Mesquite, Texas, the Army said. Police officials have identified one suspect whom they killed, but say they're unsure how many people participated in the attack.

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  • Syria marks Eid ul-Fitr with nationwide 72-hour truce
Syria marks Eid ul-Fitr with nationwide 72-hour truce

Groups fighting under the banner of the Free Syrian Army (FSA) say however that they control the rebel-held part of the city. However, the exclusion of areas under the militants' control opened the door for disagreements over who else was considered a terrorist group and would therefore be excluded from the cease-fire.

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  • Harbor Days book sale at Mattapoisett Library
Harbor Days book sale at Mattapoisett Library

The sale is one week later than normal because of the July 4 holiday weekend. Membership fee is $8 and $5 for seniors and students and fees support the organization's work with the Book-For-Babies program, underwriting the library's summer reading program and other literacy programs in the community.

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  • Kenya President Vows to Help Israel Strengthen Africa Ties
Kenya President Vows to Help Israel Strengthen Africa Ties

Netanyahu will lead at least two business forums during his trip, one in Kenya and one in Ethiopia, while also meeting with each head of state individually. "The African continent constitutes vast potential for Israel", Mr. Netanyahu said before the trip, which began Monday and will include meetings with the leaders of Ethiopia, Kenya and Rwanda.

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  • Body blasts Mideast Quartet report as biased
Body blasts Mideast Quartet report as biased

Netanyahu welcomed the quartet's criticism of the Palestinians' failure to renounce violence but said the report "perpetuates the myth that Israeli construction in the West Bank is an obstacle to peace". The report, which is due to be released on Friday, comes as it emerged that a Palestinian stabbed a 13-year-old Israeli girl to death in her own...

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