• US Osprey That Went Down Off Australia Located
US Osprey That Went Down Off Australia Located

The aircraft, which lands and takes off like a helicopter but flies like an airplane, has a checkered past. The Osprey was conducting operations from an amphibious assault ship - a large aircraft carrier-type vessel designed for launching helicopters - when it went into the water, the Marine Corps said in a statement .

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  • Israel should abandon plans to close, censor Al-Jazeera
Israel should abandon plans to close, censor Al-Jazeera

As the Guardian noted , Al Jazeera has faced crackdowns in Jordan, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Bahrain, with the latter four countries blocking its channel and "affiliate sites". However, it is also controversial within the Arab world. "Changing the law in order to shut down a media organization for political reasons ...

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  • APC condemns killings in Anambra church
APC condemns killings in Anambra church

Blood stain on staircase of the church . Nigeria's southeast is predominantly Christian and the attack is a rare act of violence at a church. Scores of worshippers were murdered by gunmen inside a Catholic church in Ozubulu in Anambra State.

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  • North Korean Missiles Add Urgency To Hiroshima A-Bomb Appeals
North Korean Missiles Add Urgency To Hiroshima A-Bomb Appeals

Japan is the only country to have suffered atomic attacks, in 1945. A peace memorial ceremony, to pray for the victims of the atomic bombs, the abolition of nuclear weapons and lasting world peace, is held each year in Hiroshima and mirrored in Bradford.

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  • Mueller requests White House documents on Flynn
Mueller requests White House documents on Flynn

The request, which was reported in the New York Times , is the first direct request from Mr Mueller's team for White House material. The newspaper said the document request was not a formal subpoena. Reportedly, Mueller and his team are now investigating not only whether Flynn failed to report his links to a foreign government as required by law o...

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  • Terror attack at military base in Valencia averted: Venezuela Govt.
Terror attack at military base in Valencia averted: Venezuela Govt.

The ruling Socialist Party's deputy leader, Diosdado Cabello, called it a "terrorist attack" on Twitter . Meanwhile on Saturday, the foreign ministers of Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay and Brazil urged Maduro to dismantle the Constituent Assembly and immediately start a political transition.

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  • ASEAN, China officially approve draft COC framework
ASEAN, China officially approve draft COC framework

China has been at odds with the United States over the latter's freedom-of-navigation operations in the South China Sea, including the area claimed by the Philippines. "We need to get used to this kind of to-ing and fro-ing". In the statement, the ministers urged Pyongyang to immediately and fully comply with its obligations under U.N.

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  • Exchanges, cooperation between India-China can soothe ties: Chinese envoy
Exchanges, cooperation between India-China can soothe ties: Chinese envoy

Calling for the "immediate and unconditional" withdrawal of Indian troops, it warned Beijing would "take all necessary measures" to safeguard its interests. "With regard to the boundary in the Sikkim sector there are still steps to be covered before the boundary is finalized", the minister said in her statement adding that there was "mutual agr...

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  • Georgian soldier killed in Afghanistan convoy attack: coalition
Georgian soldier killed in Afghanistan convoy attack: coalition

More than 2,500 members of the Afghan security forces were killed in the first four months of the year and UN figures show a 22 percent increase in security incidents across the country in the first quarter of the year to the highest level since the United Nations started reporting a decade ago.

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  • Venkaiah Naidu is India's next Vice-president
Venkaiah Naidu is India's next Vice-president

Naidu secured 516 votes out of 760 valid votes, while Gopal Krishna Gandhi got 244 votes. In all, 771 votes were cast out of a total of 785 MPs eligible to vote. BJP President Amit Shah: Heartiest congratulations to Shri Venkaiah Naidu ji on winning the Vice-Presidential poll. Moreover, the absence of top Opposition leaders like Mayawati and Sit...

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  • Northwestern Professor, Oxford Clerk Arrested In Stabbing Murder
Northwestern Professor, Oxford Clerk Arrested In Stabbing Murder

Andrew Warren-a 56-year-old senior treasury assistant at Somerville College of Oxford-surrendered at a police station in San Francisco, according to the Tribune . Mr. Warren arrived in the USA three days before Cornell-Duranleau's death, CBS News reported . Warren had arrived in the United States three days before the death of Cornell-Duranleau...

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  • U.S. sanctions will strengthen nuke ambition: N.Korea
U.S. sanctions will strengthen nuke ambition: N.Korea

The United States is moving to have the United Nations Security Council vote on tougher sanctions on North Korea on Saturday, according to a news report. The draft text would also prevent North Korea from sending additional workers overseas, prohibit all new joint ventures and ban new investment in the current joint companies.

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  • Special counsel Robert Mueller's grand jury raises stakes in Russian Federation investigation
Special counsel Robert Mueller's grand jury raises stakes in Russian Federation investigation

Trump's response to the day of drama was highly anticipated since it represented a first test for the new high powered political and legal team that he has assembled to defend him and relaunch his struggling presidency. Meyers then discussed some of the president's more outlandish recent lies, including his claims that the president of the Boy S...

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  • Most Americans disagree with Trump on trans troops
Most Americans disagree with Trump on trans troops

Sixty-one percent of those surveyed said they don't approve of the job Trump has been doing while just 33 percent approve. President Trump's approval rating this week has dipped below the lowest numbers of former President, according to a Republican-leaning polling firm's regular tracking.

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  • Woman Who Died On Ocean City Beach Suffocated In Hole, Police Say
Woman Who Died On Ocean City Beach Suffocated In Hole, Police Say

A beachgoer found the woman's body submerged in the sand, with only a hand showing, the Ocean City Police Department said in a statement . A spokesperson for the Ocean City police said they are still investigating whether she fell or voluntarily descended into the hole on her own before it was covered with sand, the New York Daily News repo...

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  • 4 remain hospitalized after school explosion
4 remain hospitalized after school explosion

The unaccounted-for figure was originally three, but one of the people was found unharmed outside the building. One person remains unaccounted for at Minnehaha Academy . Sophomore student and cross-country runner Kylee Kassebaum was inside the building at the time of the explosion; she and the rest of her cross-country team were about to get an ...

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  • Donald Trump dictated son's 'misleading' Russian lawyer meeting statement, United States media reports
Donald Trump dictated son's 'misleading' Russian lawyer meeting statement, United States media reports

While Sanders denied that Trump "dictated" the document , she acknowledged that he "weighed in and offered suggestions" on a statement that claimed that in the meeting, Trump Jr. investigators into whether there was collusion between the Kremlin and Trump's campaign . "It was not a campaign issue at that time ", the statement added.

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  • NIAC Action Statement on President Trump Signing New Iran Sanctions Into Law
NIAC Action Statement on President Trump Signing New Iran Sanctions Into Law

Noting that Trump's move was predictable as Congress had nearly unanimously voted for the new sanctions، Araghchi stressed that it showed the U.S. believes the JCPOA has empowered Iran in the region. "There are a lot of alternative means with which we use the agreement to advance our policies and the relationship with Iran, and that's what the co...

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  • Woman who encouraged boyfriend to kill himself faces 20 years in prison
Woman who encouraged boyfriend to kill himself faces 20 years in prison

Michelle Carter was convicted by a judge who said her final instruction to Conrad Roy III caused his death. "This court finds that in instructing Mr. Her defense attorney added that Carter regrets what happened and stressed that the sentence should be rehabilitative, not punitive. "I pray to God you will take into consideration that Michelle w...

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  • US Issues Ban Prohibiting Its Citizens From Traveling To North Korea
US Issues Ban Prohibiting Its Citizens From Traveling To North Korea

She said the United States would "certainly" raise human rights with Philippine President Duterte's government. Arguing that China sees eye-to-eye with the U.S. The Secretary of State said the administration had been attempting to exert "peaceful pressure" on North Korea, "because the options available to us are limited, particularly if we think ...

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  • Donald Trump: 'We will handle North Korea'
Donald Trump: 'We will handle North Korea'

CHINA hit back yesterday after US President Donald Trump tweeted he was "very disappointed" in the country following Pyongyang's latest missile test. Reportedly, the missile proved its ability to strike America's mainland, drawing a sharp warning from US President Donald Trump. The National Security Council had previously listed putting US...

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  • China Hits Back at Trump on North Korea
China Hits Back at Trump on North Korea

By Trump taking to Twitter instead of taking responsibility for North Korea itself, he's simply "adding kindling or, even worse, pouring oil on the flames". Ambassador Liu Jieyi told reporters on Monday. But their greater fear is that North Korea's government could collapse, sending millions of refugees fleeing across the border and effective...

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  • United States pushes China to rein in N. Korea
United States pushes China to rein in N. Korea

With the US focusing on North Korea's key ally China to bring change in the regime, key USA officials are already discussing different scenarios to deal with the crisis. Chinese Vice Commerce Minister Qian Keming, weighed in too, telling a news conference there was no link between the North Korea issue and China-U.S.

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  • Trump Endorses Bill Aimed At Changing Immigration Policy
Trump Endorses Bill Aimed At Changing Immigration Policy

Cotton is equally if not more voluble than Trump against "low-skilled" migration and its effects on working class families and their wages - which has nothing to do with business class travellers who are unscathed by immigration. Mr Miller described the policy as "pro-American immigration reform" that enjoyed "immense" support among the public. ...

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  • Tillerson's claims about Russian sanctions derided by Moscow
Tillerson's claims about Russian sanctions derided by Moscow

Congress' approval of a new package of sanctions . "We don't exclude any measures to bring the out-of-control Russophobes who are now setting the tone on Capitol Hill to their senses", Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said, while threatening further retaliation if the U.S.

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  • How peanut butter helped Alabama inmates fool guard, escape jail
How peanut butter helped Alabama inmates fool guard, escape jail

Speaking about the inexperienced guard, Mr Underwood said: 'He hit that door and out the door they went'. Underwood says changing numbers on doors with peanut butter "may sound insane, but these people are insane like a fox". You have to stay on your toes. "He should have been more cautious about it", Underwood said, admitting that the empl...

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  • US President Donald Trump will sign Russian Federation sanctions bill into law - Pence
US President Donald Trump will sign Russian Federation sanctions bill into law - Pence

US Vice President Mike Pence said Tuesday during his official visit to Georgia that the United States supports Tbilisi's aspirations to become a part of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation alliance, adding that "one day" the small Caucasian nation will achieve this goal.

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  • National Night Out to be marked Tuesday at City Plaza
National Night Out to be marked Tuesday at City Plaza

Portsmouth police say the theme for this year's event is "Neighborhoods United". If you've heard of the name National Night Out and don't know what it means, don't worry, we're here to help. Pocomoke, Md . - August 1st - The Pocomoke City Police Department invites everyone to come out for the 34th annual National Night Out event at the downtown...

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  • Christopher Msando's murder heightens fears over Kenyan presidential election
Christopher Msando's murder heightens fears over Kenyan presidential election

It has been reported he feared for his life. Musonda's mysterious demise is coming eight days before Kenya's general election scheduled for August 8. Tensions have risen in Kenya ahead of the presidential election, a bad-tempered and tight race between President Uhuru Kenyatta and longtime opposition leader Raila Odinga .

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  • Senate Democrats offer Republicans help on tax reform - with conditions
Senate Democrats offer Republicans help on tax reform - with conditions

Mr. Short said that carve-outs for retirement income are also part of the conversation, though the White House said earlier this year that retirement savings would be protected under their plan. But the decision to shelve border adjustment means that tax writers also need to find a way to offset the tax cuts they have proposed while preventing furt...

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