• Istanbul airport bombers were Russian, Uzbek, Kyrgyz: Turkish official
Istanbul airport bombers were Russian, Uzbek, Kyrgyz: Turkish official

Three suspected Islamic State suicide bombers killed 44 people in a gun and bomb attack at Istanbul's main airport on Tuesday, the deadliest in a string of attacks in Turkey this year. Although Turkey did not abandon its policy of declaring red lines to the Kurds - and therefore provided protected areas to IS - Ankara was under local and foreig...

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  • Death toll from Baghdad blast rises to more than 281
Death toll from Baghdad blast rises to more than 281

A Baghdad bombing claimed by the Islamic State group killed 292 people, the health minister said Thursday, raising the toll of what was already one of the deadliest attacks in Iraq . "The attack was one of Iraq's worst, and the head of civil defense in the Karrada area of Baghdad said on state TV that he had never seen a bomb like this -...

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  • China Warns US to Act 'Cautiously' on South China Sea Dispute
China Warns US to Act 'Cautiously' on South China Sea Dispute

The Permanent Court of Arbitration's tribunal deciding the Philippines' legal case against China recently announced it'll conclude its decision on July 12. China hopes the United States "speaks and acts cautiously, and take no actions that harmChina's sovereignty and security interests", the statement paraphrased Wang as saying.

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  • Maldon MP John Whittingdale endorses Michael Gove for Conservative Party leadership
Maldon MP John Whittingdale endorses Michael Gove for Conservative Party leadership

In his speech, Mr Gove said the challenges facing Britain required " not just a cool head, but a heart burning with the desire for change?. not business as usual but a bold vision ". Gove, who had surprised political circles with his decision to stand for the Conservative party leadership instead of backing fellow Brexit champion Boris Johnson, l...

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  • Judge Rules Cosby Must Face Sex Assault Trial
Judge Rules Cosby Must Face Sex Assault Trial

Judge Steven T. O'Neill says the hearing raised "important" and "unique" questions but he wasn't persuaded to contradict an appeals court decision. The District Attorney's office, located in Norristown, not far from Philadelphia, reopened the Andrea Constand case late in 2015, only weeks before the statute of limitations was set to run out.

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  • Americans Gored In Spain's Running Of The Bulls
Americans Gored In Spain's Running Of The Bulls

Dozens of people are injured in the runs, mostly in falls. The four-minute run featured six bulls from the Jose Escolar ranch, one of which separated from the rest and caused panic among the runners. Three Americans were among seven people who were gored by bulls Friday during Spain's San Fermin festival in Pamplona. Bull runs, or "encierros" a...

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  • Obama, Putin push for progress on political transition in Syria
Obama, Putin push for progress on political transition in Syria

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov also discussed the Karabakh negotiation process in a weekend phone call. Moscow warned Washington that an attempt to topple the Syrian President Bashar al-Assad would not help a successful fight against the Daesh Takfiri terrorist group.

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  • Hundreds of thousands evacuated as tropical storm hits China
Hundreds of thousands evacuated as tropical storm hits China

All flights between Taiwan and Fujian were cancelled as the typhoon, which made landfall at Taitung county at dawn on Friday, veered towards the mainland, airport officials said. China is already contending with some of the worst flooding the country has experienced in recent years. Typhoons used to kill many people in China but the government no...

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  • NASA's Juno space probe arrives at Jupiter
NASA's Juno space probe arrives at Jupiter

The flight operations of the Lockheed Martin-built spacecraft were controlled by a joint team at Nasa's jet propulsion laboratory (JPL) in Pasadena , California, US, and Lockheed Martin's Mission Support Area near Denver. "We're there - we're in orbit", Bolton said, as applause erupted throughout the briefing room at JPL. How much water is in it...

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  • Dallas Police First in Nation to Kill Suspect with Robot
Dallas Police First in Nation to Kill Suspect with Robot

At least one shooter took aim at police. In all, 12 officers were shot just a few blocks from where President John F. Kennedy was slain in 1963. The ambush took place during a protest against police brutality in the wake of two incidents in which officers killed black men earlier this week.

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  • France vs. Portugal in UEFA Euro 2016 final
France vs. Portugal in UEFA Euro 2016 final

Portugal's star captain Cristiano Ronaldo will pose a major problem to France in the Euro 2016 final, says Christian Karembeu. Santos will return with Portugal to the same stadium on Sunday to play France in the European Championship final after the hosts beat Germany in Thursday's second semifinal.

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  • Bangladesh blast, gunbattle leave 2 dead
Bangladesh blast, gunbattle leave 2 dead

The incident occurred at 9.45 a.m. near the historic Sholakia Eidgah in eastern Kishoregonj district, where an estimated 300,000 people gathered to offer Eid prayers. Authorities said two policemen and a civilian were killed in explosions and gunfire near a prayer ground in the northern Kishoreganj district. He then spoke in English for the "Chri...

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  • Dallas Cops Tweet Photo of Innocent Man as 'Suspect,' Endangering His Life
Dallas Cops Tweet Photo of Innocent Man as 'Suspect,' Endangering His Life

The sniper who shot 12 police officers in the United States city of Dallas , killing five and injuring many, during a protest decrying police killings of black men this week, has been identified as a former Army reservist equipped for war.

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  • Chilcot report delivers damning verdict on Britain's role in Iraq War
Chilcot report delivers damning verdict on Britain's role in Iraq War

The US pushed the United Kingdom into military action in Iraq "too early", a former British ambassador to the UN has said in the wake of the Chilcot report. At the Sun meanwhile the infamous Iraq dossier is referenced with a "Weapons Of Mass Deception" headline with the paper saying Blair was "savaged" for both rushing to war and resulting deat...

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  • Scores of bodies from South Sudan gunfire, Juba doctor says
Scores of bodies from South Sudan gunfire, Juba doctor says

The clashes come ahead of South Sudan's fifth independence day on Saturday. The base shelters about 28,000 displaced people. South Sudanese radio urged citizens to stay at home. The doctor said a total count of the dead was not available because soldiers were not allowing doctors to examine the bodies, but he said the morgue was full at Juba Teachi...

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  • Brexit has United Kingdom consumers feeling as confident as a nervous middle schooler
Brexit has United Kingdom consumers feeling as confident as a nervous middle schooler

The results show that confidence has dived, with the core Index falling 8 points to-9, and that all of the key measures used to calculate the Index have fallen. Joe Staton of GfK scrutinised the results, noting that, 'our analysis suggests that in the immediate aftermath of the referendum, sectors like travel, fashion and lifestyle, home, living,...

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  • FBI director defends decision in Hillary Clinton email case
FBI director defends decision in Hillary Clinton email case

Mr Comey called her and her staff "extremely careless" and said that any "reasonable" government employee should have known such information should not be aired in emails. "So you have obstruction of justice, you have intentional misconduct and a vast quantity of information", Comey said. That evidence did not exist in this case, Comey ...

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  • Euro 2016: Ronaldo, Nani send Portugal into final
Euro 2016: Ronaldo, Nani send Portugal into final

We had hard moments, but it's like I always say: it's better to start poorly and have a positive ending. The striker said: "I have always dreamed of winning for Portugal , I hope it is our turn now". "We're a proud nation and proud of what we achieved". "Me and the boys have always dreamed of being there". Now it's nearly there. "Dreaming is f...

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  • GMO labeling bill needs more work
GMO labeling bill needs more work

Roberts and Sen. Stabenow (D-MI), Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, to establish a national GE labeling standard that would allow food companies to use scannable codes (i.e. There is no evidence that eating food with GMO ingredients is harmful. The label requirements would also apply to growers of fruits and vegetables that are...

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  • Thousands evacuated from China coast as typhoon batters Taiwan
Thousands evacuated from China coast as typhoon batters Taiwan

Typhoon Nepartak moved out into the Taiwan Strait from Jiangchun District of Tainan City in Southern Taiwan at 2:30 p.m., Friday after leaving three dead and 142 injured and 1,836 cases of trees and signboards falling and other damage, according to data issued by the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) and the Central Emergency Operation Center (CEOC).

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