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New York's huge Gay Pride fest launches with star-studded concert

New York's huge Gay Pride fest launches with star-studded concert

A gay rights march in NY in favor of the 1968 Civil Rights Act being amended to include gay rights. In year's celebration marks a milestone for the event credited with triggering the modern movement f...

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With a smile, Trump tells Putin 'don't meddle in the election'

With a smile, Trump tells Putin 'don't meddle in the election'

Russian President Vladimir Putin , while standing alongside the USA president a year ago at a summit in Helsinki, admitted to reporters his preference was for Trump over Clinton. The leaders also ...

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Clash between liberal and authoritarian values at G20 summit

Clash between liberal and authoritarian values at G20 summit

At a meeting held at noon on Friday, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe called for the maintenance of the free trade system and indicated his willingness for discussions aimed at compiling a leaders' declarati...

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Frustrated Kamala Harris: Americans Want Food, Not Food Fights

Frustrated Kamala Harris: Americans Want Food, Not Food Fights

Biden defended himself after Sen. The first crack came on the subject of immigration. This topic opened up space for Sen. Harris , a California lawmaker and former prosecutor, turned to Biden, s...

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Florida dad 'Supermans' over 4-foot pool fence to save drowning son

Florida dad 'Supermans' over 4-foot pool fence to save drowning son

He ran full speed and dived over the gate and into the pool to save his son. "You have got to get to him as quickly as you possibly can", he said. "Rocco is getting faster and more daring", the reli...

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Libya's Haftar loses main base south of Tripoli in surprise blow

Libya's Haftar loses main base south of Tripoli in surprise blow

The fighting was reported to have taken place in Abu Shiba area near Tripoli's southern city of Gharyan, which is being held by Haftar's forces. Al Jazeera's Sara Khairat reports . There was no i...

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Bear keeps man at lair for 1 month

Bear keeps man at lair for 1 month

The man, who had sustained "severe injuries and rotting tissue" after lying on the den floor motionless, told authorities he had drank his own urine to survive during his time in the bear's lair. He c...

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TMC MP Mahua Moitra’s maiden speech in Parliament breaking the internet

TMC MP Mahua Moitra’s maiden speech in Parliament breaking the internet

Through the National Register for Citizens ( NRC ) and Citizenship Amendment Bill, only one community is being targeted", Moitra charged, adding even school textbooks are being changed to indoctrinate...

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Air India plane makes emergency landing after bomb threat

Air India plane makes emergency landing after bomb threat

Stansted Airport, northeast of London , said the Boeing 777 landed there 25 minutes later with police in attendance. London's Stansted Airport closed to allow the Boeing 777-337 to land but has s...

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Trump awards Medal of Honor Tuesday to Iraq War veteran

Trump awards Medal of Honor Tuesday to Iraq War veteran

Bellavia is among a group of service members whose valor awards have been upgraded after a review launched by former defense secretary Ash Carter in 2016 of valor awards from the wars in Iraq and Afgh...

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Trump protocol chief out ahead of major summit

Trump protocol chief out ahead of major summit

He was confirmed by the Senate in November 2017. The State Department declined to comment. Assistant chief of protocol Mary-Kate Fisher will apparently be attending the G-20 instead. The protocol ...

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Tunisian president hospitalised 'in severe health crisis', Africa News & Top Stories

Tunisian president hospitalised 'in severe health crisis', Africa News & Top Stories

Though some media outlets reported that the president had died, Essebsi's aide Firas Guefrech warned in a tweet not to be "misled by rumours". Why it matters: Tunisia will be holding critica...

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Fort Hood solider killed in Afghanistan

Fort Hood solider killed in Afghanistan

James Johnston". Johnston entered active-duty military service in July 2013 as an explosive ordnance disposal specialist and deployed to Afghanistan in March. Another soldier killed, although st...

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Hamas condemns Bahrain minister's comments on Israel

Hamas condemns Bahrain minister's comments on Israel

Its convening was met with a general strike in the Gaza Strip and demonstrations in various parts of the West Bank, including a march by 3,000 in Nablus. Stalled since 2014, peacemaking has been on a ...

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Denver man dies after getting sick during Dominican Republic vacation

Denver man dies after getting sick during Dominican Republic vacation

After the reporting on Schaup-Werner, more coverage followed, with relatives of people who died in the Dominican Republic telling local reporters across the United States that they were anxiou...

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Afghan President in Islamabad for talks with Pakistani leadership

Afghan President in Islamabad for talks with Pakistani leadership

Kabul for long has kept accusing Islamabad for supporting the Afghan Taliban . The two leaders agreed on the importance of crafting a forward-looking vision of Pakistan-Afghanistan relations. The t...

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Tunisia capital rocked by blast

Tunisia capital rocked by blast

Key adviser Firas Guefrech described the 92-year-old leader as in "critical condition" and in a later tweet said that Essebsi was "stable", urging supporters to pray for his recovery. Four security pe...

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US Gets No Commitment From Allies to Thwart Iran Threat

US Gets No Commitment From Allies to Thwart Iran Threat

The United States says it will also focus on developing conventional missiles that serve as a deterrent to both Russian Federation and China, which is not a signatory to the INF treaty and has state...

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Trump tweets may get slapped with Twitter's new warning label

Trump tweets may get slapped with Twitter's new warning label

From now on, tweets that Twitter deems to involve matters of public interest, but which violate the service's rules , will be obscured by a warning explaining the violation and Twitter's reasons fo...

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Hunt takes aim at PM rival Johnson's 'do or die' Brexit pledge

Hunt takes aim at PM rival Johnson's 'do or die' Brexit pledge

Yet the EU has repeatedly insisted that it would not renegotiate the EU Withdrawal deal that Johnson described as Britain donning a "suicide vest". Nonetheless Mr Hunt called the date a "fraudulent ...

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Trump says his talk with Putin 'none of your business'

Trump says his talk with Putin 'none of your business'

The agenda for his four-day trip is as laden with hazards for the president as it is light on the ceremonial pomp that marked his recent state visits to Japan and the United Kingdom. Mr Trump has char...

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Xi to hold trade talks on Saturday morning in Osaka: White House

Xi to hold trade talks on Saturday morning in Osaka: White House

In a commentary on Thursday, the ruling Communist Party's People's Daily said a USA attempt to win a "quick and easy" trade war had proven to be futile and the Chinese people must not be fearful. Gao ...

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Rex Tillerson Says Jared Kushner Conducted Foreign Policy Without Him

Rex Tillerson Says Jared Kushner Conducted Foreign Policy Without Him

Tillerson detailed another instance in which the Crown Princes of Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates told Kushner and Trump advisor Steve Bannon about a secret plan to impose a blockade on ...

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The FAA Has Found Another Issue With the Boeing 737 MAX

The FAA Has Found Another Issue With the Boeing 737 MAX

The Federal Aviation Administration discovered another potential risk in Boeing's 737 Max 8 jets, which were grounded in the USA and overseas in March after 346 people died in two separate crashes...

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Two killed as plane hits building in Siberia

Two killed as plane hits building in Siberia

Footage from the scene showed the plane lying on its belly with the nose broken off. The regional government subsequently said the two killed were crew members. Twenty-two people were injured, inclu...

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Senate Passes Its Own Emergency Border Legislation After Rejecting House Bill

Senate Passes Its Own Emergency Border Legislation After Rejecting House Bill

Several Democrats in the House of Representatives said the chamber was likely to vote later on Thursday on a $4.6 billion spending bill that was approved by the Senate on Wednesday. A message left w...

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Australian university student, 29, 'arrested and detained in North Korea'

Australian university student, 29, 'arrested and detained in North Korea'

A picture posted online showing Alek's passport. North Korea said Thursday that South Korea must stop trying to facilitate talks between Pyongyang and Washington as the North stepped up its pr...

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Alabama Woman Arrested For Losing Baby After Being Shot In The Stomach

Alabama Woman Arrested For Losing Baby After Being Shot In The Stomach

She was taken to UAB Hospital. Technically speaking, a baby has a very low survival rate outside of the mother's womb at five months. A shooting in Alabama has led to manslaughter charges, but...

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Concerns rise for German Chancellor Angela Merkel after another public shaking incident

Concerns rise for German Chancellor Angela Merkel after another public shaking incident

A spokesman for the German leader dismissed any concerns over her health . Asked about her health after the latest incident, Ms Merkel's spokesman said the German chancellor is fine and will still ...

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Woman (21) killed by sharks while on family holiday

Woman (21) killed by sharks while on family holiday

KNBC reports her death was attributed in part to the loss of "too much blood ". Holton had been snorkeling in the same area just 45 minutes before the attack. "The preliminary information indicates s...

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39kg Of Cocaine Found On Plane Carrying Brazil President's Team To G20

39kg Of Cocaine Found On Plane Carrying Brazil President's Team To G20

The Brazilian Defense Ministry says it has opened an investigation by the military police. With the G20 summit beginning in Osaka this Friday, the expectation was that Jair Bolsonaro's meeti...

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Family members, activists say Venezuela detains six military, police officials

Family members, activists say Venezuela detains six military, police officials

The UN rights chief met relatives of these detainees, many of whom are accused of "conspiracy" to overthrow the government. According to Penal Forum, some 700 people are detained for political reaso...

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Status yellow high temperature warning for Galway

Status yellow high temperature warning for Galway

Met Eireann says temperatures will be in excess of 27 degrees from 1 o'clock on Thursday afternoon. Tonight will be dry with good clear spells and perhaps just the odd shower in the south-west towa...

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Venezuela government says it thwarted 'coup' plot

Venezuela government says it thwarted 'coup' plot

Government ministers claim that the US colluded with Colombia and Chile in a plot to assassinate Maduro and install an army general in his place. Naming Donald Trump ally John Bolton as one of the c...

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Trump blasts NBC for technical glitch during Democratic debate

Trump blasts NBC for technical glitch during Democratic debate

As Todd tried to ask Sen. Elizabeth Warren about gun control in the United States. Todd and Maddow, too, took the problem in stride and again asked for the control room to turn off the errant microp...

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