• England hailed as heroes after World Cup heartache
England hailed as heroes after World Cup heartache

Shark Tank star Robert Herjavec was born in Croatia before his family emigrated to Canada, and the businessman has delighted in cheering on his home country throughout their thrilling World Cup run. "Everything I have done in my life and in my professional career I owe to my faith, and I am grateful to my Lord", Dalic said. A man who worked fo...

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  • Israel will not ‘rule out’ ties with Syrian govt - Defence minister
Israel will not ‘rule out’ ties with Syrian govt - Defence minister

The Israeli military acknowledged in a statement that three Syrian army positions in Quneitra province were targeted overnight, saying it was in retaliation for the entering of a Syrian drone into its airspace a few hours earlier. As Netanyahu was meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow, Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) tweeted, "To ...

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  • USA will reunite and release over 50 immigrant children
USA will reunite and release over 50 immigrant children

Justice Department attorneys have been under a 6 p.m. ET Thursday deadline to explain to Dana Sabraw , the USA district judge behind the court order, how they returned the eligible children - and why the rest are ineligible for return under the court's guidelines.

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  • Rescue operation suspended after 8th boy freed from Thai cave
Rescue operation suspended after 8th boy freed from Thai cave

Medics appeared to remove one person on a stretcher but hid the person's identity behind multiple white umbrellas. He said the next phase of the operation would start in 10-20 hours. There was no immediate word on their conditions. Secondly, after a delay of several hours required them to replace the oxygen tanks along the path, the teams of divers...

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  • Charter plane crashes near Wonderboom airport north of Pretoria
Charter plane crashes near Wonderboom airport north of Pretoria

Images shared on social media showed flames and smoke billowing from the wreckage, with bits of engine and other debris scattered around the area. Tshwane emergency services' Johan Pieterse says four of the injured passengers were trapped in the wreck and they had to use specialised rescue equipment to free them.

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  • Thai cave rescue resumes to free eight boys and coach still trapped
Thai cave rescue resumes to free eight boys and coach still trapped

This week, a former Thai navy diver died during one of the rescue missions. An Australian doctor who is part of the rescue mission checked the health of the boys on Saturday night and gave the all-clear for the operation to proceed.

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  • What Does Trump Have Against Breastfeeding? - Cortney O'Brien
What Does Trump Have Against Breastfeeding? - Cortney O'Brien

Somehow things escalated from there into the USA threatening Ecuador--the nation that was introducing the resolution--with "punishing trade measures". The U.S. also unsuccessful lobbied to stop a World Health Organization initiative to give life-saving medicine to poor countries, siding with the pharmaceutical industry's intellectual property con...

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  • Japan floods: At least 100 dead in record rainfall
Japan floods: At least 100 dead in record rainfall

Scientists have warned that one effect of global warming could be an increase in rain-related disasters, and experts now say people should leave well in advance of evacuation orders where forecasts show heavy rain is possible. "We've never experienced this kind of rain before", an official at the Japanese Meteorological Agency (JMA) told a news con...

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  • Three major cases involving the Aum Shinrikyo doomsday cult
Three major cases involving the Aum Shinrikyo doomsday cult

Aum Shinrikyo was founded by Shoko Asahara of Japan in 1987 and sprang into global focus in 1995, when its adepts sprayed the nerve agent Sarin in the Tokyo subway. Japan has carried out its largest peacetime execution in more than a century with the hanging of a cult leader and six followers who were behind a chemical weapons attack on the ...

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  • Brexit ministers quit over May's plans for soft exit
Brexit ministers quit over May's plans for soft exit

Conservative MP David Davis arrives at Downing Street on July 13, 2016 in London , England. At the meeting, May pressed Davis and other government officials to back her plan for maintaining close trade ties with the EU, Reuters reported.

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  • USA navy on alert as Iran threatens to block Gulf oil route
USA navy on alert as Iran threatens to block Gulf oil route

Washington has since told countries they must stop buying the OPEC producer's oil from November 4 or face financial consequences. In the joint statement, they reconfirmed their commitment to the deal and its "economic dividends" for Iran, which has suffered worsening financial turbulence since Trump abandoned the accord.

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  • Pompeo seeking progress in North Korea as USA struggles to craft strategy
Pompeo seeking progress in North Korea as USA struggles to craft strategy

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo headed Thursday to North Korea for more talks about ending Pyongyang's nuclear weapons program amid reports of American intelligence assessments that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is continuing to develop the infrastructure for his nuclear program.

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

Strauss, plain and simple", said Jordan, adding that the timing of the accusations "makes you wonder". Jordan is the powerful Republican founder of the House Freedom Caucus and dark horse candidate for speaker. "We all did", Dailey, 43, told NBC News . The Columbus Dispatch quotes a written statement from Porter Wright Morris & Arthur atto...

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  • Smog warning issued for Montreal area as heat wave enters last gasp
Smog warning issued for Montreal area as heat wave enters last gasp

Montreal reached a high of 34degC on Wednesday, a peak that is expected to continue on Thursday, before cooling to 24degC on Friday. Not included in those numbers was the death of a six-year-old boy who drowned in an apartment pool on Monday.

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  • Malaysia 1MDB: Ex-Prime Minister Najib arrested by anti-corruption officials
Malaysia 1MDB: Ex-Prime Minister Najib arrested by anti-corruption officials

Najib of his ability to block investigations in Malaysia into what worldwide prosecutors allege is one of the largest financial frauds of all time". The Star reported that Najib was arrested at his home in Langgak Duta at around 3pm today.

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  • Multiple wildfires burn out of control in Northern California
Multiple wildfires burn out of control in Northern California

Also, on Tuesday firefighters will begin pulling equipment, pumps and hoses from the U-shaped southern perimeter of the fire for reassignment, Eriksen said . "This fire is absolutely, extremely fast-moving", he said. According to a Monday morning update from the National Incident Management Organization, the 416 Fire grew by 1,767 acres Su...

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  • Putin, Trump to discuss Syria at summit
Putin, Trump to discuss Syria at summit

Trump said on Wednesday in the Oval Office that topics like Syria and Ukraine might be discussed. We'll be talking about elections. Russia's 2014 annexation of Crimea from Ukraine and the sanctions imposed on Russian Federation by the United States in response, and its military intervention in the war in Syria to support President Bashar al-Assad...

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  • 1 dead, 9 injured as tour boat explodes
1 dead, 9 injured as tour boat explodes

An American woman killed after a boat exploded Saturday in the Bahamas has been identified by her family, while another American woman underwent a double leg amputation after suffering severe injuries in the blast. "The boat bursts into flames shortly after 9 a.m.", the page read. Royal Bahamas Police Force Superintendent Shanta Knowles...

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  • 'Jordan, Open the Border': Syrians Chant as Thousands Stuck at Jordanian Border
'Jordan, Open the Border': Syrians Chant as Thousands Stuck at Jordanian Border

With Russia's help, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's army has battered Daraa province for over a week with air strikes, rocket fire and crude barrel bombs. President Donald Trump will have a detailed discussion about Syria when they meet in July. Israel's military said it delivered about 60 tons of humanitarian aid and medicine to thousands...

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  • Trump lawyer Cohen says family, U.S. have his 'first loyalty'
Trump lawyer Cohen says family, U.S. have his 'first loyalty'

Cohen is enlisting a new lawyer, former NY prosecutor Guy Petrillo , who once held a leadership post in the same office investigating Cohen. Cohen had been represented by attorneys with the law firm McDermott Will and Emery after the Federal Bureau of Investigation seized records from his home, office, and hotel, but he has since retained a new la...

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