• German prosecutors seek to extradite ex-Catalan leader Puigdemont
German prosecutors seek to extradite ex-Catalan leader Puigdemont

The prosecutors also called on the Catalan leader to remain in custody until a final decision is reached, citing the possibility he may try to leave the country to evade arrest. The Catalans say they will not get a fair trial in Spain and are being prosecuted for their political beliefs. They all face up to 30 years in prison if convicted of reb...

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"Punish a Muslim" Day Is Met With Love on Social Media

The message continued to say the plan was not a joke and that its perpetrators meant to give points to people who captured attacks, such as snatching hijabs and acid attacks, on video. "We've also had messages of support being sent to the numbers as well as people saying they had been encouraged by our initiative to accompany their Muslim friends a...

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  • Rohingya Refugees Moved to Higher Ground Ahead of Bangladesh's Monsoon Season
Rohingya Refugees Moved to Higher Ground Ahead of Bangladesh's Monsoon Season

Krabi Governor Kitibodee Pravitra confirmed that people travelling on the boat were Rohingya, but said he did not know where they had come from. About 700,000 Rohingya have fled western Myanmar's Rakhine state to neighboring Bangladesh since a brutal counterinsurgency campaign by Myanmar's army launched after Rohingya militants staged attacks o...

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  • SC/ST act 'dilution': Top court to hear Centre's plea at 2 pm
SC/ST act 'dilution': Top court to hear Centre's plea at 2 pm

Punjab government as a precautionary measure ordered schools and colleges to remain shut following the bandh called by various Dalit organisations. Whichever state has asked for Central forces, they have been made available immediately, officials said.

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  • PREP BASEBALL: St. Anthony bests Sullivan to secure spot in championship game
PREP BASEBALL: St. Anthony bests Sullivan to secure spot in championship game

To review the bidding, the Islander Boys Tennis Team two weeks ago started a nifty little run of six consecutive victories. "It was gritty, grinder, team baseball where we get bunts down, single them, get a lot base runners on and you're aggressive on the base paths", Brewer said.

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  • Kim Jong-un watches K-pop stars perform in North Korea
Kim Jong-un watches K-pop stars perform in North Korea

The 1,500-seat East Pyongyang Grand Theatre was packed during the two-hour performance. After the performance, the South Korean artists and a taekwondo demonstration team will attend a dinner hosted by North Korean culture minister Pak Chun-nam.

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  • Russian Federation says spy poisoning could be 'in interests' of United Kingdom government
Russian Federation says spy poisoning could be 'in interests' of United Kingdom government

London has accused Russian Federation of using the Novichok nerve agent, developed in the latter days of the Soviet Union. Former UK Ambassador to Moscow Sir Tony Brenton said Buzhinsky's comments were a "relatively mainstream view" in Russian Federation.

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  • First Person Sentenced In Robert Mueller's Russia Investigation
First Person Sentenced In Robert Mueller's Russia Investigation

At a November 2017 interview with the special counsel, van der Zwaan lied to Mueller's team about conversations he had with Gates in September 2016, as well as with a person known in court documents as "Person A". Van der Zwaan came back to the United States weeks later to correct his lies to the special counsel's office, but at Tuesday's hearing...

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  • Russian President Putin arrives in Turkey
Russian President Putin arrives in Turkey

Putin will begin the two-day visit by addressing workers at an opening ceremony that marks the start of construction works at Turkey's first nuclear power plant, Akkuyu. Russian Federation is the top provider of natural gas to Turkey. Both presidents watched via video conference the laying of concrete at the $20-billion power plant in southern Tu...

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  • IAF helicopter crashes near Kedarnath; all on-board safe
IAF helicopter crashes near Kedarnath; all on-board safe

The chopper was carrying heavy mechanical equipment from Guptkashi to Kedarnath for ongoing reconstruction work there, the DM said. As per the reports, IAF's Mi-17 helicopter met with the accident after colliding with the iron girder and also caught fire.

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  • Regional parties must join hands with the TDP: Andhra CM Chandrababu Naidu
Regional parties must join hands with the TDP: Andhra CM Chandrababu Naidu

Chandrababu Naidu also paid floral tribute to Mahatma Gandhi before he proceeded towards the Central Hall of Parliament. Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu met leaders of several political parties and even allies of the BJP, including NCP chief Sharad Pawar and Harsimrat Kaur Badal from Shiromani Akali Dal, in Delhi on Tuesday t...

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  • Lok Sabha less likely to take up no-trust motion
Lok Sabha less likely to take up no-trust motion

As soon as the House met for the day and took up the Question Hour, AIADMK members rushed into the Well shouting slogans such as "We want justice" and "We demand Cauvery board". Party leader M Thambidurai said, "Stalin says AIADMK should bring a no-trust motion (on Cauvery issue)". However, as the AIADMK members continued shouting slogans, the Sp...

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  • Memo shows Mueller didn't overstep power investigating Manafort
Memo shows Mueller didn't overstep power investigating Manafort

But in their new filing, prosecutors revealed that Rosenstein - who appointed Mueller - wrote a memo last August that outlined the scope of Mueller's appointment. Mueller's prosecutors said the Federal Bureau of Investigation determined that a longtime associate of Mr. Manafort's in Ukraine "has ties to a Russian intelligence service and had such...

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  • United Nations surprised by Netanyahu's flip-flop, urges him to reconsider cancelation
United Nations surprised by Netanyahu's flip-flop, urges him to reconsider cancelation

Several right-wing ministers in Netanyahu's Cabinet also said they opposed the accord, adding that Netanyahu's office had not told them about it before the agreement was announced . The Israeli government has offered migrants, majority from Sudan and Eritrea, $3,500 and a plane ticket to what it says is a safe destination. Netanyahhu's gover...

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  • US Justice Dept. sues California over land transfer law
US Justice Dept. sues California over land transfer law

The U.S. Department of Justice sued California on Monday over a law allowing the state to block the U.S. government from selling federal land. "Yet again, Donald Trump and his administration are attacking our state and our very way of life", Lt.

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  • Two-day strike by French workers to disrupt train service
Two-day strike by French workers to disrupt train service

Global services were also disrupted, with no trains running between France, Switzerland , Italy and Spain and the Eurostar connecting London, Paris and Brussels operating a reduced service. Taking on the railway company's 74,000 workers will be tough for Macron, after he pushed through a liberalization of France's labour code and cut taxes...

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  • Escaped elephants force closure of Spanish motorway
Escaped elephants force closure of Spanish motorway

The motorway remained blocked for at least an hour, after which police and firefighters evacuated the four surviving elephants via crane - as can be seen in the video below. General Director of Traffic at the Interior Ministry Gregorio Serrano posted a video of the injured elephant being lifted to safety on Twitter. Images posted by Spanish g...

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  • Russian Foreign Minister: The Brits have taken the game too far
Russian Foreign Minister: The Brits have taken the game too far

Insisting Moscow "could not have a motive" to attack Mr Skripal - who was "pardoned" at the time of a spy swap - Mr Lavrov said there were other explanations. The Kremlin has vehemently denied the accusations that it was behind the nerve agent attack and ordered Britain and its allies to recall some of their envoys from Russian Federation.

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  • Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman says Israel has 'right' to homeland
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman says Israel has 'right' to homeland

Iraq and Saudi Arabia have had a strained relationship over the past decades, but recently, tensions have eased following Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi's visit to Riyadh previous year after ties between Iraq and Saudi Arabia were normalized in 2016.

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  • Wenger expects CSKA Moscow full house after fans' Stoke snub
Wenger expects CSKA Moscow full house after fans' Stoke snub

Arsenal ran out 3-0 winners versus Stoke thanks to a brace from Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, and a penalty from the returning Alexandre Lacazette . Aubameyang's first goal of the night came from the penalty spot in the 75th minute of the match.

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  • Jesse Hernandez, 13, Falls Into Griffith Park Drainage Pipe In Los Angeles
Jesse Hernandez, 13, Falls Into Griffith Park Drainage Pipe In Los Angeles

USA immigration courts are "one of those things that you may not know much about, but are actually hugely important to a significant number of people - like gefilte fish or the Insane Clown Posse", John Oliver said on Sunday's Last Week Tonight .

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  • Parkland teens mock-and criticize-their new clear backpacks
Parkland teens mock-and criticize-their new clear backpacks

Additional security precautions include stationing eight Florida Highway Patrol troopers at the school, locking classroom doors "at all times", securing outside doors and gates often, and "conducting emergency preparedness and response training for faculty, staff and students on a regular basis".

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  • United States top court declines to hear PLO lawsuit
United States top court declines to hear PLO lawsuit

In an eight-page unsigned opinion in Kisela v. Hughes , the justices did not rule on whether officer Andrew Kisela acted reasonably when he used potentially deadly force against Amy Hughes, who was standing in her driveway a few feet away from her friend and roommate, Sharon Chadwick.

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  • Kosovo PM Ramush Haradinaj orders probe into Turkey extraditions
Kosovo PM Ramush Haradinaj orders probe into Turkey extraditions

Turkish president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan issued a strong reaction against the Prime Minister of Kosovo , Ramush Haradinaj , who declared that he was against the deportation of the Turkish nationals, by sacking the minister of Interior, Flamur Sefaj and the head of the Intelligence Agency, Driton Gashi .

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  • Jonny Bairstow believes England can win Christchurch Test against New Zealand
Jonny Bairstow believes England can win Christchurch Test against New Zealand

New Zealand have a chance to end their global summer on a high note at Hagley Oval on Tuesday. England's long and cheerless summer in the southern hemisphere ended in a final, bitter disappointment Tuesday when victory in the second test against New Zealand slipped through its fingers and it had to accept a 1-0 series loss.

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