• Expels two Russians after American diplomat attacked in Moscow
Expels two Russians after American diplomat attacked in Moscow

Harassment of USA diplomats in Moscow has increased significantly over the last two years, State Department spokeswoman Elizabeth Trudeau said in a June 27 press briefing . In the ensuing struggle, the man manages to push himself through a door into the embassy compound, while the officer attempts to pin him down. Kirby declined to comment on th...

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  • Giuliani: 'Black lives matter' is racist
Giuliani: 'Black lives matter' is racist

Do black lives matter only when white cops shoot black men in the U.S., or should they matter even when we are shot down like dogs by our very own? It is in that spirit that I write this column, fully aware that I'm not addressing the concerns of Hispanic Americans , Asian Americans , Native Americans , or other minorities in our midst, bu...

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  • Dallas gunman learned tactics at Texas self-defence school
Dallas gunman learned tactics at Texas self-defence school

Police chose to end Johnson's life with a bomb-carrying robot because even after hours of negotiations they say Johnson continued to threaten he would attack again. The Dallas Police Department said Johnson's Facebook account also included information about Richard Griffin, also known as Professor Griff, who "embraces a radical form of Afrocentri...

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  • Iraq War was illegal: Blair's former deputy
Iraq War was illegal: Blair's former deputy

A spokesperson for the group of MPs organising the censure motion said parallel legal action threatened by families of soldiers who served in the Iraq War could proceed separately to their efforts. Referring to a previously secret memo disclosed in the Chilcot files, Lord Prescott said: "Tony's note to Bush with that devastating quote "I am with yo...

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  • Obama, Pena Nieto unite against anti-trade rhetoric at 'three amigos' summit
Obama, Pena Nieto unite against anti-trade rhetoric at 'three amigos' summit

When a reporter asked the leaders to weigh in on Trump, Obama intervened, suggesting his counterparts should be careful what they say in case Trump ends up winning. President Obama pose for a group photo at the North American Leaders' Summit in Ottawa . Separately, Mr Obama will campaign with presumptive Democratic White House nominee Hillary ...

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  • Anti-Trump GOP delegate wins lawsuit
Anti-Trump GOP delegate wins lawsuit

Judge Robert Payne of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia released his decision on Monday. That's an anti-Trump group that seeks to unbind delegates from having to vote for him at the convention scheduled for July 18-21 in Cleveland.

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  • Egypt's Foreign Minister Calls for Renewal of Palestine-Israel Peace Talks
Egypt's Foreign Minister Calls for Renewal of Palestine-Israel Peace Talks

Blair tried to get both Netanyahu and Opposition leader Isaac Herzog behind a regional diplomatic initiative that would also entail the forming of a national unity government in Israel, which would include Herzog's Zionist Union. "Armed conflicts and disputes have also spread throughout the region, resulting in alarming humanitarian suffering and t...

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  • 13 detained in Turkey for Istanbul airport attack
13 detained in Turkey for Istanbul airport attack

The deaths from bombing attacks in Istanbul's Ataturk Airport has risen to 43, Turkish officials said on Thursday. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan paid an unannounced visit to the airport on Saturday. Although no group has claimed responsibility, the IS group is the main suspect for the airport attack. Turkish officials also were not ...

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  • Zimbabwe: Mugabe Won't Step Down - Ruling Party
Zimbabwe: Mugabe Won't Step Down - Ruling Party

The organisations demanded that government repeal all anti-people policies and legislation that had resulted in the violent protests, adding that the state should also immediately pay its workers, who included teachers, nurses, doctors and others, their full salaries.

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  • Eder's extra-time goal helps Portugal win Euro 2016
Eder's extra-time goal helps Portugal win Euro 2016

A stream of abusive posts on Instagram came Payet's way in Persian, with insults that included branding him a "son of a dog". Ronaldo didn't have a say in the outcome of the final against France as he was stretchered off tears after just 25 minutes , but he has taken centre stage in the team's celebrations.

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  • Antoine Griezmann named player of the tournament at Euro 2016
Antoine Griezmann named player of the tournament at Euro 2016

They've always believed what I told them: that we could win this". With 109 minutes gone, Eder beat off a Laurent Koscielny challenge to fire a shot from outside the penalty area that French captain and goalkeeper Hugo Lloris could not even get a hand to.

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  • Clinton edges Trump in Nevada
Clinton edges Trump in Nevada

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign. Trump's comments, a week before the start of the Republican National Convention , are a blunt reminder that the gathering is likely to focus on law-and-order themes in a turbulent time.

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  • 'No way' Mexico will pay for wall, its leader says
'No way' Mexico will pay for wall, its leader says

US President Barack Obama, during a summit between the US, Canada and Mexico earlier this month, had also denounced as unrealistic and risky the idea of making Mexico pay for a giant wall on the border between the two countries, and stressed that the world expect more seriousness from the White House.

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  • Australia Elections: PM Malcolm Turnbull rejects calls to quit
Australia Elections: PM Malcolm Turnbull rejects calls to quit

Mr Turnbull said more than three million votes would be added to the count in coming days and while he remained confident of securing a majority, he accepted responsibility for the Coalition's low vote. "This was a shocking lie". But, whether as a effect of Mr Shorten's relentless attacks or because of an actual internal threat, it is Mr Turnbu...

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  • Royce: 'Zero Accountability' for Benghazi from Hillary Clinton
Royce: 'Zero Accountability' for Benghazi from Hillary Clinton

Kennedy, the attack on Pearl Harbor and the response to Hurricane Katrina. The truth of the matter is that several branches of the administration, not just one person, did not act fast enough to save the four Americans. The Republican majority of the committee found that Stevens traveled to the US mission to fill a temporary staffing gap and wo...

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  • South China Sea dispute: Are they islands, rocks or reefs?
South China Sea dispute: Are they islands, rocks or reefs?

Manila argues that the land formations China claims in the South China Sea are nothing more than reefs and therefore not entitled to 200-nautical-mile exclusive economic zones, which buttress Beijing's insistence that it has sovereignty over the waters.

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  • FBI Director: Petraeus Leaks Were Much Worse Than Clinton Email Mess
FBI Director: Petraeus Leaks Were Much Worse Than Clinton Email Mess

During a Tuesday press conference, Comey said the investigation yielded no evidence Clinton deliberately attempted to mislead investigators. US Attorney General Loretta Lynch accepted the recommendations of the Federal Bureau of Investigation and prosecutors, closing the criminal case against Ms Clinton and outraging Republicans, many of whom had...

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  • British Prime Minister to Step-Down Wednesday
British Prime Minister to Step-Down Wednesday

We want to hear your thoughts on the Brexit vote. Speaking outside Parliament surrounded by Conservative colleagues, May said she was "honored and humbled " to have been chosen the party's new leader. The vote has unsettled the markets and sent the value of the pound plunging. European Economics Commissioner Pierre Moscovici said: "We should o...

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  • High stakes legal ruling looms in South China Sea dispute
High stakes legal ruling looms in South China Sea dispute

The Philippines notified China on January 22, 2013, that it had petitioned for arbitration at The Hague under the United Nations' Convention on the Law of the Sea. "If we lose 80% of our EEZ in the South China Sea, that means we lose 80% of the fish we catch annually in the South China Sea", Carpio added. In the past year, Beijing added radar, anti...

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  • Stocks gain, putting S&P 500 on track for record high close
Stocks gain, putting S&P 500 on track for record high close

Separately, Japan's ruling coalition scored an election win which some predict will lead to more government stimulus. The S&P 500 gained 0.5 per cent, or 10.61 points to 2,140.51 in NY, surpassing the prior intraday record set in May, 2015.

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