• Nirbhaya case: Rapists to hang as SC dismisses review pleas
Nirbhaya case: Rapists to hang as SC dismisses review pleas

Akshay Kumar Singh, 31, Mukesh, 29, Vinay Sharma , 23 and Pawan, 22, four of the six men who raped a 23-year-old paramedic student, have appealed against the death penalty that was awarded to them. 17 December: Key accused Ram Singh, the bus driver, is arrested. In the years since, women's advocates say that the Nirbhaya case raised awaren...

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  • Political head butting: Prime Minister and Ontario Premier meet
Political head butting: Prime Minister and Ontario Premier meet

Press Secretary to the Prime Minister of Ontario Doug Ford said Thursday, July 5, that the Federal government has pushed people to the illegal penetration in Canada and continues to encourage those passing through the border between the USA and Quebec, arriving in Ontario.

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  • Britain's Brexit Secretary Abruptly Quits, Throwing Deal To Leave EU In Doubt
Britain's Brexit Secretary Abruptly Quits, Throwing Deal To Leave EU In Doubt

Their complaints raise a question mark over whether May can win backing in parliament for her plans if any deal with the European Union is agreed later this year, and some suggest several of them could try to trigger a leadership contest against her.

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  • Turkey train derails en route to Istanbul, killing 10
Turkey train derails en route to Istanbul, killing 10

Ten people were killed and 73 were injured in a train accident in northwest Turkey on Sunday, television channels quoted the health ministry undersecretary as saying. "Our wagon and all the others after ours are derailed", one unidentified passenger said. Erdogan said all state institutions were "using every means available to help", vowing that ...

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  • Kay Bailey Hutchison says North Atlantic Treaty Organisation members 'making progress' on increasing defense spending
Kay Bailey Hutchison says North Atlantic Treaty Organisation members 'making progress' on increasing defense spending

Still, Chancellor Angela Merkel, in a weekly podcast on Saturday, said Germany would increase defense spending in its 2019 budget, suggesting Trump's jawboning is paying off. The ties between the USA and many of its longest-standing allies have frayed since Trump took office and put his "America first" agenda into practice.

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  • Brexit Secretary David Davis resigns over European Union exit plan
Brexit Secretary David Davis resigns over European Union exit plan

After the hours-long meeting at Chequers, May seemed to have persuaded the most vocal Brexit campaigners in the cabinet, including Davis, to back her plan to press for "a free trade area for goods" with the European Union and maintain close trade ties.

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  • British government plunged into fresh chaos as Brexit ministers resign
British government plunged into fresh chaos as Brexit ministers resign

European Union officials and diplomats will this week pore over the fine print of the prime minister's white paper after a Chequers statement created to preserve Conservative unity. Since Friday, several more Conservative MPs were said to have added their names to a list supporting a vote of no confidence, although No 10 insiders have indicated M...

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  • Manafort's lawyers ask for trial to be moved away from DC
Manafort's lawyers ask for trial to be moved away from DC

Mr. Manafort submits that a fair trial will impossible without a change of venue to Roanoke, Virginia. Also on Friday, prosecutors said they would introduce evidence at trial showing that a senior bank executive helped Manafort get $16 million in loans in return for efforts to get him positions on the campaign and in the administration.

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  • Boys Freed From Thailand Cave as Rescue Mission Begins
Boys Freed From Thailand Cave as Rescue Mission Begins

The "Wild Boars" team has been confined to the Tham Luang cave since June 23, when they went in after practice and were hemmed in by monsoon floods. Meanwhile, as CNN reported on Sunday , the rescue effort in Thailand has assembled divers and Navy Seal personnel from various countries including the United States and Thailand itself, which sa...

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  • 'Disorganized' Tropical Storm Beryl moving a little faster, but blowing no harder
'Disorganized' Tropical Storm Beryl moving a little faster, but blowing no harder

Tropical Storm Chris continues to spin just off the North Carolina coast and is now centered roughly 150 miles to the south of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina. Meanwhile, tropical storm Beryl was located about 240 miles east of Barbados, packing maximum sustained winds of 45 mph, the NHC said early Sunday.

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  • U.S. warships pass through Taiwan Strait amid heightened tensions with Beijing
U.S. warships pass through Taiwan Strait amid heightened tensions with Beijing

The ministry in a news release said that the Republic of China Navy monitored the passage of the two Arleigh Burke-class destroyers in accordance with regulations. Navy continues to carry out freedom of navigation passages. China's hostility toward Taiwan has grown since Tsai Ing-wen from the pro-independence Democratic Progressive Party won pres...

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  • Trump’s resort request to hire 61 foreign temporary workers
Trump’s resort request to hire 61 foreign temporary workers

According to records submitted to the U.S. Labor Department on Thursday and Friday , Mar-a-Lago also filed requests to obtain several visas for non-American servers and cooks , stating that the potential hires would stay in the U.S. The Mar-a-Lago Club has repeatedly used foreign workers in the past. Other Trump businesses have hired foreig...

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  • Former Fox News executive to join White House
Former Fox News executive to join White House

But with Shine's Fox News experience comes controversy, as he served as an executive during the network's sexual harassment scandal . Shine will be serving as Trump's assistant and deputy chief of staff for communications. Mr. Shine has been accused over and over again of covering up for accused harassers Roger Ailes , Bill O'Reilly and other...

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  • Japan Executes Cult Leader, Six Members
Japan Executes Cult Leader, Six Members

The hangings are the first executions in connection with the nerve agent attack, which killed 13 people and injured thousands more. The BBC explained that it took such a long time for Asahara's execution to take place because in Japan , no one may be executed until every accused person and accomplice has been tried, had their appeals heard, an...

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  • Orrin Hatch may have given a clue about Trump's Supreme Court pick
Orrin Hatch may have given a clue about Trump's Supreme Court pick

Justice Kennedy, 81, recently announced his retirement from the U.S. Supreme Court. Trump is likely to announce his nominees to replace Kennedy on Monday. "We're going to do it at 9 pm in the White House", he said. I think they're all outstanding. Or it could be a clue that he's already made the decision and Hatch as one of the highest-ranking ...

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  • Blistering heat wave claims 54 lives in Quebec
Blistering heat wave claims 54 lives in Quebec

Officials say none of the deaths occurred in a hospital and that the deceased were already suffering from existing health problems. "We're inviting the population to be vigilant for the next two days - for themselves as well as those close to them".

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  • Father Who Killed His Two Children In Pennant Hills Found Dead
Father Who Killed His Two Children In Pennant Hills Found Dead

Forensic teams and homicide investigators have been combing the home all night for evidence, while the mother is recovering with friends after being treated for severe shock. "The emergency service personnel responded to what can only be described as an horrific scene inside those premises", he said. "It is what can only be described as a tragic...

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  • Trump mulls Supreme Court choice from 2 or 3 candidates
Trump mulls Supreme Court choice from 2 or 3 candidates

Wade and send the issue of abortion back to the states. McConnell told Trump that Raymond Kethledge and Thomas Hardiman, two other federal appeals court judges on the president's high-court shortlist, would have an easier path to approval in the Senate, according to the Times .

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  • U.S. service member killed in 'insider attack' in Afghanistan
U.S. service member killed in 'insider attack' in Afghanistan

The name of the service member who was killed will be withheld until 24 hours after next of kin is notified, in line with policy, the statement said. The location of the incident was also not disclosed. There were no insider attacks on USA service members during the same period, according to a Department of Defense (DoD) report released last mont...

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  • England's Gareth Southgate: Young squad 'not the finished article' yet
England's Gareth Southgate: Young squad 'not the finished article' yet

Dave Awde, a 30 year old Preston fan, of Kirkham, said: "I can't remember a time when England were good enough to reach a semi-final, this is unbelievable". Southgate's calm, thoughtful style, strategy skills and ability to make tough decisions have been showcased in Russian Federation, leaving senior FA figures certain he'll be a target once Engla...

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  • North Korea says USA position on denuclearization
North Korea says USA position on denuclearization "regrettable" after Pompeo talks

Pompeo headed to Pyonyang on Friday for the third time this year, "seeking to fill in some details on those commitments and continue the momentum toward implementation of what the two leaders promised each other and the world", he said in a statement .

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  • Trump Offers $1 Million to Warren
Trump Offers $1 Million to Warren

Elizabeth Warren , D-Mass., and the #MeToo movement that had people tweeting . Justin Sullivan/Getty ImagesU.S. president Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at Four Seasons Arena on July 5, 2018 in Great Falls, Montana. "To the fake Pocahontas, I won't". The Hill noted recently that Warren "was questioned during an appearance ...

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  • Sudden US Army discharges surprise immigrants
Sudden US Army discharges surprise immigrants

In 2016, Zhao enlisted in the U.S. Army as part of a special recruitment program offering immigrants in the country legally a path to citizenship. President George W. President Barack Obama extended the program to allow young immigrants who entered the US illegally under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals or DACA policy to participate.

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  • Merkel says open to international talks on slashing car tariffs
Merkel says open to international talks on slashing car tariffs

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday she would back a lowering of EU tariffs on USA vehicle imports, responding to an offer from Washington to abandon threats to impose levies on European cars in return for concessions, Reuters reports.Merkel said any such measures would require the European Union to also lower tariffs on cars i...

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  • In North Korea, Pompeo phones home to brief Trump
In North Korea, Pompeo phones home to brief Trump

Prior to North Korea's comments this afternoon, Pompeo had said: "These are complicated issues but we made progress on nearly all of the central issues". A meeting will take place between a team from the Pentagon and North Korea at the South-North border next week, Pompeo explained. Both said they needed to "clarify" certain elements of the...

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