• Dozens of Chinese tourists missing after boat capsizes off Thailand
Dozens of Chinese tourists missing after boat capsizes off Thailand

Rescue operations are underway to recover more than 120 tourists, including many children, in danger after the tour boats were struck by the storm that hit Phuket late this afternoon (July 5). They also showed survivors being lifted from the rafts and sitting in their life jackets amid ropes on the deck of what appears to be a fishing trawler.

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  • President Trump narrows Supreme Court shortlist
President Trump narrows Supreme Court shortlist

He conducted interviews Monday and Tuesday. "No other nominee fits that mold like Mike Lee", Cruz writes . Trump is due to announce on Monday his nominee to succeed Anthony Kennedy , the nine-person court's "swing vote" who announced his retirement last week.

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  • Texas mother sold child, tried to sell 2 more, authorities say
Texas mother sold child, tried to sell 2 more, authorities say

Jail records did not list a lawyer for her. It was last Friday when the Texas Department of Public Safety executed a drug warrant at a Corpus Christi residence and found the seven-year-old boy during their search. According to KRIS, Garza's charges could be upgraded if authorities find evidence that she sold the child with the intention of traff...

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  • Alleged sexual abuse victim sends emails to Ohio Rep
Alleged sexual abuse victim sends emails to Ohio Rep

Jim Jordan (R-OH) witnessed the doctor commit "lewd acts while showering with athletes when the lawmaker served as a assistant wrestling coach at the school". I believe Jim Jordan 100%. No question in my mind. " Jim Jordan has an obligation to cooperate fully with that investigation". Asked whether he had been in contact with Jordan before ...

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  • Massive 'Trump Baby' Blimp to Fly Over London During President's Visit
Massive 'Trump Baby' Blimp to Fly Over London During President's Visit

But thousands of people signed a petition and a crowdfunding campaign raised the equivalent of more than $21,000 for the stunt. The 6-metre orange balloon, which shows the president wearing a nappy, will fly near parliament at a height of 30 metres between 9.30am and 11.30am local time .

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  • Senate Intelligence Panel: Putin Was Helping Trump
Senate Intelligence Panel: Putin Was Helping Trump

The Republican-run Senate Intelligence Committee on Tuesday repudiated President Donald Trump's denials that Russian Federation interfered to help his 2016 campaign. Democrats on the House panel sharply disagreed, saying the Republican-controlled panel had not interviewed enough witnesses nor gathered enough evidence to make a definitive assessme...

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  • Kamala Harris: 'Eight immigrants' signed Declaration of Independence
Kamala Harris: 'Eight immigrants' signed Declaration of Independence

Several thousand people crowded the steps of the National Archives. The Continental Congress approved the final wording of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776. The United States marks today its national holiday - The Independence Day , July 4. A five-man committee was already formed to draft a formal statement " Declaration of I...

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  • The Trump Presidency: Separated families wait for reunification
The Trump Presidency: Separated families wait for reunification

The zero tolerance policy of prosecuting everyone who enters the country illegally still stands. Trump tweeted last month that, " Republicans should stop wasting their time on Immigration until after we elect more Senators and Congressmen/women in November" because Democrats "have no intention of doing anything to solves this decades old...

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  • Indiana Church 'Detains' Jesus, Mary and Joseph in Cage
Indiana Church 'Detains' Jesus, Mary and Joseph in Cage

President Donald Trump , amid an worldwide outcry about the administration's " zero tolerance " policy, issued an executive order meant to stop the separation of families. "They had to flee for asylum in Egypt", he told the outlet. It's an image that's gone viral - the holy family locked up in an ICE detention center outside of a church in In...

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  • 29 arrests at protest at Philadelphia ICE building
29 arrests at protest at Philadelphia ICE building

The administration has now stopped the separation policy. Voters, by a 60 to 36 percent margin, also said they disapprove of how Trump is handling the situation involving children who were separated from their parents at the border under the administration's "zero tolerance" policy .

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  • Mike Pompeo heading to North Korea for nuclear talks
Mike Pompeo heading to North Korea for nuclear talks

At the Singapore summit , Kim made a broad commitment to "work toward denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula", but has made no mention of how or when Pyongyang might give up a nuclear weapons program that threatens the United States and its allies.

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  • Austria strips Iranian of diplomatic status over bomb plot arrest
Austria strips Iranian of diplomatic status over bomb plot arrest

The couple, described by prosecutors as being "of Iranian origin", were carrying 500 grams (about a pound) of the volatile explosive TATP along with a detonation device when an elite police squad stopped them in a residential district of Brussels.

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  • Tropical Depression forms in the Atlantic
Tropical Depression forms in the Atlantic

Tropical Depression Two was located over 1300 miles to the east-southeast of the Lesser Antilles, according to the 11 am EDT advisory from the National Hurricane Center . The team also lowered its forecast of major hurricanes - Category 3 and above - from three to one and decreased the probability of a direct hit on the US coast from a major hurri...

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  • LG has no independent decision-making power, rules Supreme Court
LG has no independent decision-making power, rules Supreme Court

Similarly, Justice Ashok Bhushan in a separate opinion said the L-G can not send every difference of opinion to president and said, "L-G need to be only informed of Delhi government decision". Withe the executive power of the council of ministers being co-extensive with legislative power, this aspect has to be borne in mind, he said. The civil se...

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  • Political Will for US-Russia Dialogue Has Succeeded, Peskov Informs Media
Political Will for US-Russia Dialogue Has Succeeded, Peskov Informs Media

Senator Richard Shelby, a Republican from Alabama, met with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov in Moscow two weeks before the countries' presidents are to meet in Helsinki. "We could be competitors - we are competitors - but we don't necessarily need to be adversaries". "We have a strained relationship, but we could have a better relationsh...

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  • Dotcom to take extradition case to Supreme Court
Dotcom to take extradition case to Supreme Court

Mr Dotcom argues that he can not be held responsible for others who chose to use his site for illegal purposes, and that any case against him should have been heard in civil court. Despite his third failure in the New Zealand courts, Dotcom seems to be confident that the Supreme Court, the court of last resort in his case, will take his side.

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  • Liberty Island Evacuated As Woman Climbs Lady Liberty In Apparent Protest
Liberty Island Evacuated As Woman Climbs Lady Liberty In Apparent Protest

ICE refers to the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency, whose recent reatment of families who have crossed illegally into the United States from Mexico provoked an worldwide outcry. The unidentified woman scaled the statue for at least a half hour, "refusing to come down", Sgt. David Somma of the U.S. Park Police told CBS News just after 4:...

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  • Trump pressed for Venezuela invasion, US officials say
Trump pressed for Venezuela invasion, US officials say

The AP is reporting on a previously undisclosed conversation between the president and some of his aides on August 10. At the end of the talks, Trump shocked aides and senior administration officials by bluntly asking why can't the USA just invade the country.

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  • Two people critical after 'major incident' in UK
Two people critical after 'major incident' in UK

United Kingdom counter-terrorism police are now leading the investigation, though Basu said it was unclear how the two people came into contact with the nerve agent or whether they had been specifically targeted. It is not clear exactly what the duo in Amesbury , a man and a woman each in their 40s, may have been exposed to. After being found ...

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  • UK govt outlines new initiative for LGBT communities Europe News
UK govt outlines new initiative for LGBT communities Europe News

We will invest in programmes that tackle homophobic, biphobic and transphobic bullying in schools, and ensure that the new subjects of Relationships Education, and Relationships and Sex Education will support all pupils, whatever their developing sexual orientation or gender identity.

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  • May must deliver promised Brexit or risk Government's collapse - Rees-Mogg
May must deliver promised Brexit or risk Government's collapse - Rees-Mogg

Writing in The Daily Telegraph, Mr Rees-Mogg warned the PM she was in danger of splitting the party like Sir Robert Peel, who plunged it into the political wilderness for almost three decades following bitter divisions over trade reforms. "There's strong views on either side", he told the BBC, adding he was "confident" ministers would emerge from F...

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  • Macron joins Femi Kuti on stage at Afrika Shrine
Macron joins Femi Kuti on stage at Afrika Shrine

While in Lagos this week, H.E. Emmanuel Macron, President of the French Republic will engage with over 2,000 Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) alumni, together with other significant members of the African entrepreneurial ecosystem, in an open forum, that will guarantee a free and frank exchange of ideas and opinions.

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  • China to impose $34bn tariffs before the United States as trade dispute escalates
China to impose $34bn tariffs before the United States as trade dispute escalates

China , Canada, Switzerland, Norway, Turkey, Costa Rica, Hong Kong, Venezuela, Singapore, Brazil, South Korea, Mexico, Qatar, Thailand and India all echoed the same concerns and said they doubted the USA tariffs were in line with WTO rules.

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  • The World Was Not Ready For Donald Trump’s Enormous FART… Act
The World Was Not Ready For Donald Trump’s Enormous FART… Act

Trump's aggressive stance on trade has roiled USA relations with allies and trading partners from Europe to China. Trade hardliner Peter Navarro is reported to be one of the only members of the president's circle who thinks the bill can be passed.

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  • We'd be at war with North Korea if it wasn't for me
We'd be at war with North Korea if it wasn't for me

The U.S. goal remained "the final, fully verified denuclearization of [North Korea], as agreed to by Chairman Kim in Singapore ", a State Department spokesperson said . Read the full report at the New York Post . "Even if Kim denuclearizes , the North will never see meaningful investment so long as regime gulags remain open and brazen killing...

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