• South Sudan has world's fastest growing number of displaced
South Sudan has world's fastest growing number of displaced

One in every 113 people around the world has been forcibly displaced and needs protection, writes Farren Collins. - This included 22.5 million refugees, 40.3 million uprooted within their countries and 2.8 million asylum seekers . Amnesty said only 18 percent of the required funding for South Sudanese refugees in Uganda had been met as of May....

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  • Authorities: 32 people go to hospitals after deck collapse
Authorities: 32 people go to hospitals after deck collapse

In this image taken Saturday, June 17, 2017, debris is strewn about at the scene where a second-story deck collapsed at a lodge near Lakeside, Mont. Firefighters say the cause of Saturday afternoon's collapse is still under investigation, but there were more than 25 people on the deck at the time.

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  • Otto Warmbier's condition: What is unresponsive wakefulness?
Otto Warmbier's condition: What is unresponsive wakefulness?

Doctors at the UC Health University of Cincinnati Medical Center said the young man was able to breathe on his own, but his neurological state was best described "as a state of unresponsive wakefulness". Fred Warmbier said they are happy Otto is back "in the arms of those who love him", but angry he was treated brutally. Kanter told a pres...

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  • Trump confirms he's under investigation
Trump confirms he's under investigation

He later tweeted, "This is the single greatest witch hunt of a politician in American history!" Trump also appeared to put Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein in his crosshairs. But Rosenstein, too, may ultimately have to hand off oversight of the probe given his own role in Comey's firing. Sources told ABC that Rosenstein told Associate...

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  • Sean Spicer might be leaving White House podium
Sean Spicer might be leaving White House podium

In response to networks like CNN that made a decision to broadcast audio of the briefing, even without a visual to accompany, the White House barred attendees from doing that, too. "And there are days that I'll decide that the president's voice should be the one that speaks and iterate his priorities". Politico reports that conservative radio h...

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  • Bollywood incomplete without Karan Johar: Saif Ali Khan
Bollywood incomplete without Karan Johar: Saif Ali Khan

He added he is nervous about his 23-year-old daughter's Bollywood career. It would seem that her dad, 46, is none too happy that Sara, a graduate of Columbia University in NY, picked films over an alternate profession. "I am there if she needs to ask or talk to me about anything". "The film industry is incomplete without Karan Johar ". I enjoy t...

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  • BJP Parliamentary Board to meet to finalise prez nominee
BJP Parliamentary Board to meet to finalise prez nominee

It is expected that the BJP at Monday's meeting will name the candidate of its choice before the party top brass goes back to the opposition for a consensus. Earlier on Friday, BJP leaders Rajnath Singh and Venkaiah Naidu met CPM general secretary Sitaram Yechury and assured him that they would come up with names in three-four days and sought his...

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  • Hammond: 'Bad deal could suck lifeblood out of UK'
Hammond: 'Bad deal could suck lifeblood out of UK'

Philip Hammond has indicated the Government will ease austerity as he admitted the public is "weary of the long slog" it has endured since the financial crash. The question is what do we put in its place in order to deliver the objectives the Prime Minister set out in her Lancaster House speech of having no hard land border in Ireland and enabli...

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  • Russia Threatens Anti-ISIS Aircraft After US Obliterates Syrian Bomber
Russia Threatens Anti-ISIS Aircraft After US Obliterates Syrian Bomber

The Russian Defense Ministry also contradicted a USA claim that an air safety hotline had been used prior to the incident, and said that Russian planes were airborne at the time. The Pentagon says the Syrian jet was downed "immediately" after it dropped bombs near fighters from the US -backed Syrian Democratic Forces, who had been holding a town ...

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  • White House convenes Cook, Bezos and others for talks on tech
White House convenes Cook, Bezos and others for talks on tech

President Trump will meet today with the CEOs of nearly 20 tech companies, including Apple , Amazon , Alphabet , Adobe, IBM , Intel, Microsoft and Qualcom. The heads of Silicon Valley's largest companies are gathering at the White House today for the inaugural meeting of the new American Technology Council .

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  • US Sanctions Developments Impacting Cuba, Russia and Iran
US Sanctions Developments Impacting Cuba, Russia and Iran

Sens. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., and Bob Menendez, D-N.J., were joined by Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart, R-Fla., in authoring a column for the Miami Herald in praise of Trump's revised policy toward the island nation. "It's heartbreaking", said Patrick Hidalgo, a Cuban-American and former director of the White House Business Council under Obama. The Trump ...

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  • Indian troops claim killing LeT commander in Kashmir
Indian troops claim killing LeT commander in Kashmir

Burhan's successor Sabzar Ahmad Bhat was killed in encounter with security forces in a village in Tral in south Kashmir last month. Friday's attack comes despite an alert issued by police in wake of an increase in militant attacks in districts especially south of Srinagar.

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  • GST to rollout on July 1, return deadline relaxed by 2 months
GST to rollout on July 1, return deadline relaxed by 2 months

The GST Council also cleared anti-profiterring and e-way rules in a meeting chaired by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley . In this connection, the Finance Minister said the Council has allowed businesses a relaxation of time for the first two months (July-August) for filing their returns.

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  • Singer Adele joins vigil for victims of London tower block inferno
Singer Adele joins vigil for victims of London tower block inferno

Earlier, the singer and former X Factor judge said she used to play in the tower block. Captioning her first post, Rita wrote: "On my way to Rugby Club, Walker Road to help out - please come and help if you can". The Grenfell Tower blaze was particularly personal to fellow musician Rita Ora. Adele and her husband Simon Konecki turned up to ...

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  • Bernie-backed candidate defeated by establishment Dem in VA primary
Bernie-backed candidate defeated by establishment Dem in VA primary

Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam easily won the Democratic nomination for governor of the southern state, besting challenger Tom Perriello . Bernie Sanders , promising to stand up to both Trump and the entrenched business interests that dominate state politics.

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  • Raging forest fire kills 61 in Portugal; many as they fled
Raging forest fire kills 61 in Portugal; many as they fled

He said at least 30 people died inside their cars as they tried to flee between the towns of Figueiro dos Vinhos and Castanheira de Pera. Gomes also said that eight firefighters were among the injured - four of them in serious condition. "We express our condolences to those that have lost loved ones", said Christos Stylianides of the European Com...

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  • Iran Capture and Kill ISIS Members Responsible for Terrorist Attack Last Week
Iran Capture and Kill ISIS Members Responsible for Terrorist Attack Last Week

Seventeen people were killed last week in a terror attack claimed by IS in Tehran . Iran has arrested nearly 50 people in connection with twin attacks on Tehran that killed 17 people last week, officials said , as security forces stepped up efforts to crack down on suspected militants.

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  • 'Anxiety and fear' over Tory-DUP deal: Sinn Fein
'Anxiety and fear' over Tory-DUP deal: Sinn Fein

I am wary about it. DUP sources have told the BBC an announcement on a deal with Tories had been delayed because of the unfolding tragedy of the Grenfell Tower blaze . Mrs O'Neill added: "Progress will not come from a deal between the DUP and Tories to prop up a Government in Westminster with an austerity and Brexit agenda but through the fu...

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  • OH man arrested in triple homicide today also suspected of additional murders
OH man arrested in triple homicide today also suspected of additional murders

A vigil was held Wednesday at North Royalton High School in memory of Suzanne Taylor and her daughters, Taylor and Kylie, who were both North Royalton graduates. The suspect was taken into custody and, then, to a hospital to be evaluated after he was subdued with a Taser by #Swat officers, said Lieutenant Robert Safran, Brunswick Police .

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  • Gunfire heard at Mali resort area popular with foreigners
Gunfire heard at Mali resort area popular with foreigners

The interior ministry said that one of the victims was a dual French-Gabonese citizen but the identity of the other person killed was not immediately known. French President Emmanuel Macron, who is scheduled to visit Bamako on July 2 for a meeting with five Sahel countries, "is following the situation very closely", the presidency told AFP Sunday...

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