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Trump tweets about Democrats, Georgia election

Steve Scalise (R-L.a.) will help Republican Karen Handel defeat Democratic challenger Jon Ossoff in Tuesday's hotly contested special election for Georgia's 6 Congressional District. If Ossoff wins, Republicans will likely have one person to blame: President Trump. That's in line with most of the polls released in the closing weeks of the race. Read More »

Pakistan rout India to clinch Champions Trophy

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Azhar and Fakhar Zaman both smashed fifties, seeing Pakistan off to a soaring start as India rued missed chances. Riding on Fakhar Zaman's maiden century, Pakistan made 338 runs for the loss of four wickets in 50 overs against India in the ICC Champions trophy final match at The Oval on Sunday. Read More »

Pakistan wins Champions Trophy, crushes archrival India

India: 158 all out in 30.3 overs (Rohit 0, Dhawan 21, Kohli 5, Dhoni 4, Yuvraj 22, Jadhav 9, Pandya 76, Jadeja 15, Ashwin 15, Ashwin 1, Bhuvneshwar 1*, Bumrah 1; Amir 3/16, Junaid 1/20, Hafeez 0/13, Hasan 3/19, Shadab 2/60, Wasin 0/3, Zaman 0/25). Read More »

Five missing after Grenfell Tower fire found 'safe and well'

Cundy said the death toll may still change, but not as significantly as it has in recent days. "The package of support I'm announcing today is to give the victims the immediate support they need to care for themselves and for loved ones", she said, according to the Downing Street statement on Friday. Read More »

Georgia saddened over deadly forest fires in Portugal

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Police said a lightning strike on a tree probably caused the blaze on Saturday in a region hit by an intense heat wave and dry, gusty winds, which fanned the flames. A young man shared a bottle of water with a distraught woman as she stumbled down the road. According to an initial analysis by the Judicial Police, the fire was caused by a dry thunderstorm, Gomes said. Read More »

Germany squeeze past Australia at Confederations Cup

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Much like this year in Russia , Germany lined-up with numerous new faces many of whom shone at the FIFA World Cup ™ a year later. Nearly 9 players in the Germany squad were not played in any World Cup matches before. Then a late Lukas Podolski equaliser spared German blushes after Mile Jedinak's superb free-kick and James Troisi's header gave the Aussies the advantage in a 2-2 draw. Read More »

Bill Maher to face Ice Cube after "n-word" controversy

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Many are demanding HBO fire Bill Maher after he used a racial slur on his show. We should keep in mind the context in which Maher employed the controversial word, and by the way he said "nigga" not "nigger". HBO also called the remark "completely inexcusable " and has deleted it from subsequent airings of the show. Bolding added for a reason. The comedian was roundly criticized after the show aired. Read More »

A Guide: Understanding Congressional Confusion on Health Care

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Cleverly, Senate Republicans say their coverage-destruction bill will be better than the one Speaker Paul Ryan pushed through the House. "But it's the way we're having to do it". Meanwhile, Trump is causing Obamacare to fail by not following the law. As for the invitation, McConnell's office Democrats should "propose ideas on how they can help us rescue Americans from the consequences of America". Read More »

Samsung Pay Mini launches: Here's how it's different from Samsung Pay

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Both devices are equipped with home button fingerprint sensors for authentication. "The Galaxy J7 Max has a 5.7" Full HD PS LCD Screen with a screen resolution of 1920 x 1080. The device packs MediaTek Helio P20 chipset paired with 4GB of RAM. The memory can be expanded up to 128GB with microSD. A photo of the smartphone seemingly shows a dual rear camera with no fingerprint scanner, which would be great for Samsung fans. Read More »

After Finsbury Park attack, message of resiliency greets London Underground commuters

The deadly van-ramming attack at a mosque in London is "a painful illustration of why we must never allow hatred to breed hatred", Britain's chief rabbi said. An imam guarded the van driver who mowed down Muslim worshippers until the police arrived, telling a crowd: "Do not touch him". After being seized, the man said he had wanted to kill "many Muslim people", one witness told journalists. Read More »

Alexandria gunman carried list of names of members of Congress

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The FBI says the man who opened fire on a group of Republican members of Congress on Wednesday is 66-year-old James T. Hodgkinson of Belleville, Ill., who was shot by police and later died at a hospital. It's telling that the shooter may have intentionally sought out Republican congressmen. "I was sad that it happened". The Belleville News-Democrat newspaper posted a photograph of Hodgkinson protesting outside a post office in 2012, wearing sunglasses and a goatee and holding a ... Read More »

Severe thunderstorm watch is in place until 8 pm

The strength of the storms that form Monday afternoon and the timing of how quickly they pass will depend on the sunshine we see. Monday's temperatures will hover in the low 80s and make way for a week of temperatures in the high 80s to mark the first day of summer. Read More »

Puerto Rico, set to become US' 51st State?

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Gov. Ricardo Rossello is determined to make Puerto Rico the 51st state of the United States. In the non-binding referendum, voters were asked to pick one of three options: statehood, independence or to remain as a US-territory. Puerto Ricans are getting the chance to tell U.S. Congress on Sunday which political status they believe best benefits the U.S. territory as it remains mired in a deep economic crisis that has triggered an exodus of islanders to the U.S mainland. Read More »

Japan investigates delay in reporting US Navy ship collision

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John Richardson and Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy Steve Giordano will travel to Yokosuka on Tuesday to meet with Fitzgerald sailors and family members, Naval Forces Japan said Monday morning. Three investigators for Japan's Transport Safety Board had inspected the container ship inside and out, said spokeswoman Yuko Watanabe. It is not known why it changed its direction. Read More »

Major league roundup: Yankees remain hot with 8-2 win over Orioles

The Yankees finished off the Orioles , 14-3, to sweep the three-game series and extend their overall winning streak to five. Judge hit two more home runs, including a drive almost 500 feet that cleared the distant bleachers at Yankee Stadium and sent NY romping past Baltimore 14-3 Sunday for its fifth straight win. Read More »

US Open champion Koepka reveals helpful Johnson call

Open , talk about what that means. ERIN, Wis . - The pats on the back and words of congratulations would have to come later. "It's kind of hard to miss the leaderboard, I knew where I stood", Koepka said on the broadcast. And for the week, there were 140 sub-par rounds recorded - with 122 coming in the first three rounds. His sister, Callie, served as his caddie at Erin Hills. Read More »

Champions Trophy team of the tournament

It started on a wrong note when a handsome delivery from Jasprit Bumrah was nicked by an edgy Zaman only to be called no-ball due to overstepping. Bangladesh ended the tournament on the seventh spot they started it on. The collapse continued when left-handed opener Dhawan was caught behind off Amir by Sarfraz. Amir took out all three of India's premier batsmen, bowled a maiden for figures of 6-2-16-3, then watched as his teammates mopped up. Read More »

London mosque attack: Finsbury Park suspect 'was not known to security services'

He is now serving a life sentence in the U.S. Today the Finsbury Park mosque is viewed as a model of community relations and integration. 'It was a tragic and barbaric terrorist attack. - The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, said "the appalling attack on Muslims in Finsbury Park is an attack on us all and on the culture and values of our country". Read More »

'He must have done it on purpose': Witnesses describe Finsbury Park attack

The imam of a Muslim center in London has been praised for his "bravery and courage" in stopping an angry crowd turning on the driver involved in a van attack . "He did what he did deliberately to hit and kill as many Muslims as possible, so he is a terrorist". The van swerved towards the people outside the Finsbury Park Mosque in north London just as they began to assist the man, who had collapsed. Read More »

Grenfell Tower: Police urged to immediately seize documents

London Mayor Sadiq Khan demanded that the government publish a list of other tower blocks checked by investigators. Corbyn was even seen hugging a local resident at St. Mohammad Al-Hajali, 23, a refugee who fled Syria for the United Kingdom in 2014, was identified as another victim. The leading body for town and city councils in England and Wales announced Friday it is to conduct an urgent review of fire safety in high-rise buildings in the wake of the Grenfell Tower blaze. Read More »

Mexico Hold Portugal In Confederations Cup

Mexico couldn't see out the point, however, and Portugal seemingly grabbed a victor. The result leaves the two nations with a point each, two points behind host nation, Russia , which opened their Confederations Cup account with a 2-0 win over New Zealand. Read More »

Donald Trump Jr. appears to confirm key part of Comey's testimony

Consistent with that statement, the President never, in form or substance, directed or suggested that Mr. Comey stop investigating anyone, including suggesting that that Mr. I'm a smart person. "People are saying Donald Trump is a genius", he told The New York Times . "I asked a friend of mine to share the content of the memo with a reporter". Read More »

Saudi FM says 'brother state' Qatar must act to end crisis

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If accurate, the allegations would indicate Russian efforts to undermine USA foreign policy, building on United States intelligence concerns that Russian hackers attempted to influence last year's presidential election, won by Mr Trump. The Qatar News Agency has been offline since the alleged hack occurred and it's not clear if there was only one fake story planted, multiple, or any at all. Read More »

Macron kicks off Paris Air Show with airborne entrance

However, Airbus immediately hit back with an order for 100 of its popular A320neo planes from leasing firm GECAS, as well as a deal for 12 A321neos with Air Lease Corporation. Boeing has already come up with an initial design of the plane, which will be the company's biggest edition of its best-selling single-aisle jetliner. Read More »

Putin critic Alexei Navalny among hundreds jailed over anti-Kremlin protests

Authorities detained Russian opposition politician Alexei Navalny and almost 1,000 of his supporters Monday. People gather for an anti-corruption rally in St.Petersburg, Russia , on Monday. Navalny is trying to get on the ballot for the March 2018 presidential election, in which Putin is widely expected to seek and secure a fourth term as president. Read More »

Anti-Sharia, pro-Muslim groups clash in mostly peaceful Seattle protests

At one point the scene became chaotic and police pepper sprayed a group of people after a fight broke out. Three people were arrested. Denouncing Saturday's protests as anti-Muslim marches, Congresswoman Grace Meng, a New York Democrat, said: "These demonstrations are nothing more than attempts to fan the flames of hate, spread misinformation, and intensify anti-Muslim sentiment". Read More »

London mosque attack treated as case of terrorism

A terror attack on a group of worshippers near a mosque was "quite clearly an attack on Muslims", Metropolitan Police Commissioner Cressida Dick has said. British security officials, speaking on condition of anonymity in line with official policy, said hate crimes directed at Muslims have increased almost five-fold in the wake of several attacks in Britain. Read More »

London police plead for calm after attack at mosque

LONDON (AP) - In an attack that British Muslims say was aimed directly at them, a man plowed a van into a crowd of Muslim worshippers outside a north London mosque early Monday, injuring 10 people. According to some witnesses, the victim felt sick during the evening prayer and he went outside to receive the first aid, so the investigators consider the option that he died from natural causes and not from the impact. Read More »

What to know — Georgia's special election

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With early voting completed, poll workers across District 6 can take a break from welcoming voters to polling locations and processing ballots today - and Lord knows they've been working hard. "I think she's handled it very well", Lake said. "He's trying to portray himself as something that he is not". The ad also links Ossoff to Kathy Griffin and Nancy Pelosi , two figures that have been featured in several Republican attacks on the Democratic candidate. Read More »

18 protesters in Minnesota arrested after Philando Castile verdict

The police officer who fatally shot Philando Castile , the black motorist whose girlfriend streamed the immediate aftermath of the shooting live on Facebook , was on Friday acquitted of all charges. But Castile was following Yanez's commands, and It's simply false that the mere presence of a gun makes the encounter more unsafe for the police. The Castile family, friends, and attorney, Glenda Hatchett had strong words of disapproval for the turnout of the trial which acquitted ... Read More »

Afghan soldier attacks United States troops

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His description of the assault suggested a well-prepared and coordinated assault. Around four North Atlantic Treaty Organisation soldiers were killed in attack by an Afghan soldier in northern Balkh province, reports Pajhwok Afghan News. Read More »

79 now presumed to have died in London fire

The Sun newspaper said 65 people are now feared dead or missing in the fire . The aluminium cladding, called Reynobond, is banned for buildings higher than 12m in the U.S., far lower than the 24-storey Grenfell Tower that was consumed by the roaring blaze, according to a salesman for the company that manufactures it. Read More »

1 dead, 8 injured in the latest terror attack on London

Early police caution about declaring the incident terrorist-related was interpreted by the community as discriminatory. "This was an attack on London and all Londoners". Metropolitan Police said they were dealing with a " major incident ". Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn, who represents the area, uses the mosque as a place to meet with residents. Read More »