• Spithill skippers Oracle to 1st win in America's Cup
Spithill skippers Oracle to 1st win in America's Cup

And he didn't miss with the officials either, slamming them for handing the Kiwis several "soft penalties" throughout the regatta. That could all change if the USA holders are able to turn around a 3-0 Kiwi lead in the first-to-seven competition on Bermuda's Great Sound when racing resumes this weekend.

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  • Off-duty black cop mistakenly shot by white cop
Off-duty black cop mistakenly shot by white cop

He questioned the white officer's account, according to police, that he shot the off-duty officer because he feared for his safety. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported that police initially called the incident an example of " friendly fire " and that the 38-year-old Black officer got "caught in the crossfire" between the police and the s...

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  • Nabra Hassanen's Washington DC Memorial Set On Fire
Nabra Hassanen's Washington DC Memorial Set On Fire

DC Police said Jonathon Soloman , 24, of SC was arrested and charged in connection with the fire. Police said the driver became enraged after exchanging words with a boy in the group. The teen was reported missing by her friends who scattered during the attack and could not find her afterwards. A Hassanen family spokesman said the girls in the g...

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  • Ram Nath Kovind files nomination for Presidential election
Ram Nath Kovind files nomination for Presidential election

After, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar announced his support to NDA candidate for the presidential election , Ram Vilas Paswan in his statement to TOI, apprecited his support saying the Bihar CM seems to be uncomfortable sharing the power with Lalu Prasad 's Rashtriya Janata Dal .

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  • Pro-Syrian regime drone shot down by USA fighter jet
Pro-Syrian regime drone shot down by USA fighter jet

F-15E Strike Eagle aircraft at about 12:30 a.m. The U.S. has maintained its broadening military involvement in Syria is part of the global fight against ISIS , and has avoided engaging directly with the regime of Syrian President Bashar Assad and the larger civil war playing out in Syria .

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  • Iran holds annual anti-Israel rallies, displays missiles
Iran holds annual anti-Israel rallies, displays missiles

Demonstrators burned Israeli and American flags while others posed for selfies in front of yellow-painted missiles - including the Zolfaghar, the type Iran fired this week at alleged Islamic State targets in Syria. Larijani called Israel the "mother of terrorism" and said in the "20th century, there was no event more ominous than the birth of t...

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  • London council evacuates residents amid fire safety concerns
London council evacuates residents amid fire safety concerns

The Chalcots estate has five tower blocks - four 22 storey blocks and one 18 storey block. To help the recovery effort, police will install an elevator on Grenfell Tower's exterior next week, McCormack said. Teacher Kim Price, who lives in Blashford tower with her 14-year-old son, added: "I really don't know what to do, I'm so scared right now". ...

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  • Sinn Fein says will oppose any deal that undermines peace deal
Sinn Fein says will oppose any deal that undermines peace deal

Sinn Féin will oppose any deal between the Government and the DUP which undermines the peace deal, Mr Adams warned. The institutions in Northern Ireland were on the verge of collapse in September 2015 and actually did collapse earlier this year .

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  • China's dog meat festival opens despite ban rumours
China's dog meat festival opens despite ban rumours

The Yulin "Lychee and Dog Meat" festival is an annual 10 day event where over 10,000 dogs are eaten. Activists also claim that many dogs consumed in the festival are stolen pets. Humane Society International released a number of clips of the frenetic scenes as 1,300 dogs and 100 cats were saved in an operation mounted by dedicated animal love...

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  • North Korea frees American student; parents say he's in coma
North Korea frees American student; parents say he's in coma

The incident comes at a time of grave tensions on the Korean peninsula, with the Kim Jong-un regime signaling plans to top a series of missile launches with the test of an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) - and threatening nuclear retaliation for what it says is US aggression.

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  • Trump Seeks Limited Changes to Obama Cuba Policy
Trump Seeks Limited Changes to Obama Cuba Policy

A White House official said that the policies will "not target Cuban people but oppressive members of the Cuban government". A senior White House official responded that the president's September 2016 comments on the campaign trail still stand.

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  • Australia resumes airstrikes on ISIS in Syria despite Russian threats
Australia resumes airstrikes on ISIS in Syria despite Russian threats

Australian warplanes will soon resume airstrikes against Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) targets in Syria , according to the country's defense chief. The US military has repeatedly warned forces fighting on Mr Assad's side to stay away from a "deconfliction zone", agreed with Russian Federation, near a garrison used by US special forces a...

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  • Wife of James Hodgkinson: 'I was shocked'
Wife of James Hodgkinson: 'I was shocked'

Steve Scalise as someone who should lose his job, to shooting Scalise with a high-powered rifle, is only just starting to become clear. Suzanne Hodgkinson said she thought her husband had traveled to Washington to focus on tax issues but had not known much of what he was doing.

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  • Trump to tout apprenticeships as way to fill jobs gap
Trump to tout apprenticeships as way to fill jobs gap

But the current administration's new executive order (EO) threatens these efforts by loosening the federal definition of apprenticeship programs. Senator Orrin Hatch (R-UT), the former Chairman of the Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, issued the following statement in support of President Trump's executive order, which seeks to...

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  • Donald Trump Jr. May Have Accidentally Confirmed Part of Comey's Testimony
Donald Trump Jr. May Have Accidentally Confirmed Part of Comey's Testimony

Senator Angus King, a member of the Intelligence Committee, said committee staff will interview Kushner. "That was an excuse by the Democrats, who lost an election that some people think they shouldn't have lost", he said. The tantalizing comment appeared to catch the attention of congressional investigators participating in the Russian Federat...

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  • Kushner arrives to try for Israeli-Palestinian breakthrough
Kushner arrives to try for Israeli-Palestinian breakthrough

The visits by Greenblatt and Kushner are the first major peace push by the White House since Trump visited the region last month. Discussions have been ongoing since that May 22 trip, the official said. While Israel has not launched new settlements in recent decades, extensive construction has focussed on expanding existing settlements. I...

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  • United Nations says world population will reach 9.8 billion in 2050
United Nations says world population will reach 9.8 billion in 2050

Those nations are listed in the order of their "expected contribution to total growth", the report said. It said roughly 83 million people are added to the world's population every year and the upward trend is expected to continue even with a continuing decline in fertility rates, which have fallen steadily since the 1960s.

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  • US says it shot down Iranian-made drone in Syria
US says it shot down Iranian-made drone in Syria

F-15E Strike Eagle at approximately 12:30 a.m. after it displayed hostile intent and advanced on Coalition forces ", the command said in a release. Last week, another Iranian-made drone flown by pro-regime forces was shot down after it dropped munitions close to US and partner forces.

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  • Trump attorney says president not under investigation
Trump attorney says president not under investigation

Sent out to make the Sunday show rounds, Sekulow has used his appearances to claim that even though the president personally claimed that he is under investigation by special counsel Robert Mueller , POTUS actually isn't being investigated.

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  • North Korea: US officials seized diplomatic package at JFK
North Korea: US officials seized diplomatic package at JFK

It did not explain why the items were seized, but said the North Koreans attempted to retrieve them. The North Korean diplomats were reportedly returning from a United Nations conference on disability rights when the incident - branded by KCNA as a "illegal and heinous act of provocation" - took place.

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  • Senate Obamacare Repeal Vote Could Happen As Soon As Next Week
Senate Obamacare Repeal Vote Could Happen As Soon As Next Week

So they are focusing this week on nonbinding protests. The event is listed by a Senate GOP fundraising group, the National Republican Senatorial Committee, which advertises that individuals can be listed as a "host" of the event by contributing either $2,500 per political action committee or $1,000 per individual.

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  • BJP must give a name for President immediately, says Opposition
BJP must give a name for President immediately, says Opposition

On the other hand, several BJP leaders have claimed that the party's choice for the post of the President will be a political person with strong BJP affiliation. Naidu also spoke to Janata Dal (United) leader Sharad Yadav and Samajwadi Party (SP) leaders Ram Gopal Yadav and Naresh Agrawal over phone and met Samajwadi Party patriarch Mulayam Singh Y...

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  • Video Of Ayatollah Khamenei Goes Viral After Iran Launches Strikes Inside Syria
Video Of Ayatollah Khamenei Goes Viral After Iran Launches Strikes Inside Syria

The incident with the Syrian plane began after the us -backed rebel fighters, called the Syrian Democratic Forces, were attacked by what the American military called "pro-Syrian regime forces". The use of long-range missiles in the conflict, ballistic or cruise, was normalized a long time ago, and Iran is just the latest power to use them.

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  • White House discussing moving Spicer to senior communications role
White House discussing moving Spicer to senior communications role

Trump has previously threatened to stop holding press briefings entirely and the White House communications team have previously held audio-only gaggles. Journalist Jim Acosta , the senior White House correspondent for CNN, was among those expressing alarm and frustration on Monday after the White House held a press briefing that barred the use of...

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  • US Deputy Attorney General Assures Congress of Special Counsel Independence
US Deputy Attorney General Assures Congress of Special Counsel Independence

Rosenstein, who has been on the job for six weeks, described Mueller as operating independently from the Justice Department in his investigation into whether the Trump campaign coordinated with Russian Federation in the 2016 presidential election.

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