• Queen's Speech: Pomp, ritual in delivering UK gov't program
Queen's Speech: Pomp, ritual in delivering UK gov't program

The BBC has reported that the queen said at a private lunch before the referendum that Britain should "just get on with" leaving the European Union and that Brexit would not be a "problem". The video footage from last year's State Opening of Parliament shows that neither nor Mr Corbyn nor then Tory Leader David Cameron bowing after the processi...

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  • Syrian Army Declares Two-Day Ceasefire in Deraa
Syrian Army Declares Two-Day Ceasefire in Deraa

Russia , Turkey and Iran , who back opposing sides in Syria's brutal civil war, have brokered several rounds of peace talks in Astana this year, bringing together the Syrian government and rebel forces. The agreement covers four zones in Syria where the rebels are fighting pro-government forces. But the government has touted the deals as the...

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  • Romanian prime minister, gov't ousted in no-confidence vote
Romanian prime minister, gov't ousted in no-confidence vote

During the debate, Grindeanu told MPs that the no-confidence motion would be a huge mistake. This was the first time a governing coalition has sacked its own prime minister, according to Romanian news channel Digi24. Grindeanu, the PSD's second choice, was then appointed prime minister. Grindeanu lost the censure motion by only eight votes....

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  • Kovind quits as Bihar Governor
Kovind quits as Bihar Governor

Good personal relations alone can not be the only reason for supporting a rival-backed candidate. "So, we have chose to oppose it", he said. ". some of these benami properties belong to Deputy Chief Minister Tejashwi Yadav and Health Minister Tej Pratap Yadav", he alleged.

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  • India will learn from final loss, says Kohli
India will learn from final loss, says Kohli

Following the complaint, 15 people were booked under Section 120B (punishment for criminal conspiracy) and Section 124 A (sedition) of the IPC. Pakistan dominated with both bat and ball to thrash a rather off-colour India by 180 runs and lift the 2017 ICC Champions Trophy on Sunday.

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  • After Otto Warmbier death, officials push to restrict tourism in North Korea
After Otto Warmbier death, officials push to restrict tourism in North Korea

Sen. Bob Corker of Tennessee says the USA government should consider banning Americans from visiting North Korea. The tweet comes one day after 22-year-old Otto Warmbier - whom North Korea held for more than a year - died following his return to the United States .

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  • Iran says it fired missiles targeting Daesh in Syria
Iran says it fired missiles targeting Daesh in Syria

A Guard statement carried on its website said many "terrorists" were killed and their weapons had been destroyed in the strike. Moscow recently claimed to have killed IS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, but that hasn't been confirmed. Yaari also told The Times of Israel that his sources were "amazed" at the poor performance of the Iranian missile...

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  • Germany far too good, says Australia boss Postecoglou
Germany far too good, says Australia boss Postecoglou

The Video Assistant Referee took a look at the play for a possible handball by Juric, but deemed the contact incidental, and the goal stood. Ange Postecoglou's decision to field a three-man defence backfired during the opening stages and Australia found themselves overrun and outclassed by a vibrant, youthful Germany .

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  • Georgia race finally heads to voters; DC watching closely
Georgia race finally heads to voters; DC watching closely

But with lawmakers unable to put a single piece of significant legislation on Trump's desk and the president threatening the party with his unceasing Twitter eruptions and intervention in the investigation surrounding his campaign, Republicans fear that losing in Georgia may hasten the sort of every-man-for-himself acts of self-preservation that ty...

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  • Interim EU deal needed to safeguard future of United Kingdom motor industry
Interim EU deal needed to safeguard future of United Kingdom motor industry

British Prime Minister Theresa May had proposed a clean break from the EU: leaving its single market, which enshrines free movement of people, goods, services and capital, and giving up full access to the customs union in favour of a bespoke deal.

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  • One Year Later, 49 Killed In Orlando Nightclub Shooting Remembered
One Year Later, 49 Killed In Orlando Nightclub Shooting Remembered

The service began what would be nearly 24 hours of observations to remember the victims and the dozens of Pulse patrons who were wounded when Omar Mateen opened fire and pledged allegiance to the Islamic State. The Pulse nightclub itself has since been surrounded by various tributes, and will now be turned into a permanent memorial. President Don...

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  • Girl Who Helped Her Boyfriend Kill Himself Through Texts Convicted of Manslaughter
Girl Who Helped Her Boyfriend Kill Himself Through Texts Convicted of Manslaughter

She thanked Moniz for his "thoughtful" approach to the trial, and Roy's family for their "strength, courage, patience and dignity". The judge said her actions and her failure to act constituted wanton and reckless conduct . In 2014, Michelle Carter's boyfriend, Conrad Roy III , committed suicide via carbon monoxide poisoning. On Friday, t...

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  • Indian High Commission in Pakistan gears up for Int'l Yoga Day
Indian High Commission in Pakistan gears up for Int'l Yoga Day

Following Government of India's initiatives and plans for celebration of International Day of Yoga, Embassy has been organizing various yoga related curtain-raiser events to welcome and promote the International Day of Yoga. He had also urged that three generations of a family should perform yoga on this Yoga day. He said the world now recognises...

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  • DNA evidence shows how cats spread across globe
DNA evidence shows how cats spread across globe

For the study, researchers analysed DNA samples of hair, teeth, bone and skin from 352 ancient and modern cats from Europe, north and east Africa and south-west Asia. Most of the study focused on the ancient dispersals of cats. CBS Local- After taking an extensive look at cat DNA dating over the last 9,000 years, researchers have concluded that h...

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  • Bihar Board 10th results 2017 likely today, check results at biharboard
Bihar Board 10th results 2017 likely today, check results at biharboard

However on June 15 it was reported that the Bihar Matric results will be out on June 17. However, a notification on the declaration date is likely to be put up on the official website biharboard.ac.in later today. This year proved to be the worst for Bihar board students as only 30.11 per cent students managed to pass the exam in science stre...

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  • Would-be gunman launched into Trump tirade before shooting
Would-be gunman launched into Trump tirade before shooting

Other witnesses said there were as many as 50 to 60 gunshots. Hodgkinson went to Washington several weeks ago to protest against Trump's election, his brother told the New York Times . Sue Hodgkinson spoke to reporters Thursday outside her IL home. He was a fiery guy, known for the occasional bar fight. Colleagues said Scalise, who had bee...

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  • Israeli PM says work begun on new West Bank settlement
Israeli PM says work begun on new West Bank settlement

Avigdor Lieberman said on June 11 that, so far this year, plans had been advanced for 8,345 homes in the occupied West Bank, including 3,066 slated for "immediate construction ". However, Hamas was quick to debunk the terrorist group's claim as it insists that it was them who made the attack. The projects are at various stages in the plann...

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  • Iran denies Saudi claim of Revolutionary Guards' arrest
Iran denies Saudi claim of Revolutionary Guards' arrest

Two other vessels escaped and the Guards are being questioned by authorities, it said. One boat was captured, while the other two escaped, a Saudi government statement said. Aghababaie said "even if the boats had entered Saudi waters, the coastguard were not authorised to open fire". The report did not say who the navy suspected to be behind th...

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  • London tower fire: 79 now feared dead
London tower fire: 79 now feared dead

It was the latest expression of anger in the community following the fire that raged through Grenfell Tower where the death toll could exceed more than 100. In this photo released by the Metropolitan Police on Sunday, June 18, 2017 , a firefighter stands outside of the Grenfell Tower after fire engulfed the 24-storey building, in London .

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  • Finally, Britain kicks off Brexit negotiations with EU
Finally, Britain kicks off Brexit negotiations with EU

Nearly exactly a year after Britain's seismic referendum to leave the bloc, the EU's chief negotiator, Michel Barnier of France , welcomed his counterpart David Davis with a cheery handshake at the European Commission in Brussels . They also said their top deputies would immediately begin work on a third issue: How to avoid a "hard border" be...

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