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France put on hot weather alert as heat wave reaches Europe

France put on hot weather alert as heat wave reaches Europe

Europe is bracing for blistering weather this week as hot air from the Sahara is expected to bring temperatures of 104F (40C) to cities across the continent - including the French capital of Paris . ...

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Any conflict in region could spread - Iran general

Any conflict in region could spread - Iran general

The United States launched cyber attacks against Iranian missile control systems and a spy network after Tehran downed an American surveillance drone, according to U.S. His administration past yea...

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Mexico Sends 15,000 Troops to Border with U.S.

Mexico Sends 15,000 Troops to Border with U.S.

Some 2,000 Mexican national guard troops were deployed to the country's southern border with Guatemala and Belize, bringing the total number of Mexican troops sent there above 6,000. The practice caus...

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Lueck family¡¯s goal: find MacKenzie, bring her home

Lueck family¡¯s goal: find MacKenzie, bring her home

SALT LAKE CITY , Utah- A University of Utah student who took a late-night Lyft ride from the airport last week has not been seen since, Salt Lake City police said . Lyft is cooperating with t...

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Trump on rape accuser: 'She's not my type'

Trump on rape accuser: 'She's not my type'

Jean Carroll is "totally lying". And I probably was, at that moment, in that five minutes, the most attractive woman in Bergdorf's. I don't know anything about her. "And it was against my will and it...

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The Met Office has issued another yellow weather warning

The Met Office has issued another yellow weather warning

The threat of heavy rain faces nearly the entire country for 24 hours - with many areas being put on high alert for 48 hours, according to the Met Office weather map. The highest temperature of ...

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USA conducted cyberattack on Iran in response to drone downing

USA conducted cyberattack on Iran in response to drone downing

He said the Trump administration should de-escalate tensions by stopping "its military adventurism" in the region , withdrawing its "naval armada" and moving away from "economic warfare against the...

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One pilot killed after two Eurofighters crash over eastern Germany

One pilot killed after two Eurofighters crash over eastern Germany

German police have found a body near a crash site in the north-east of the country after two Eurofighter Typhoon jets operated by the military collided during a training exercise. The other crashed so...

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Italian mafia boss escapes from Uruguayan prison

Italian mafia boss escapes from Uruguayan prison

Rocco Morabito, 53, leader of Italy's most powerful organised crime group - the Calabrian 'Ndrangheta - fled the prison in Uruguay's capital, Montevideo , through a hole in the roof of the building. ...

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Fire tears through Big Brother house

Fire tears through Big Brother house

Emergency services began receiving calls at about 2.10pm on Saturday, reporting a fire at the site of now defunct reality TV show, Big Brother . The adjacent Dreamworld theme park is not threatened. ...

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Florida woman jailed for handing husband's guns to cops

Florida woman jailed for handing husband's guns to cops

Mrs Irby told officers she feared for her life during the confrontation and had requested restraining orders on Mr Irby in the past. He was arrested June 14 on domestic violence charges. McClendon...

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Iran media: US cyberattack failed to take down missile systems

Iran media: US cyberattack failed to take down missile systems

The cyberattack targeted computer systems that control the corps' rocket and missile launchers, administration officials said . Saudi Arabia and the USA accused Iran of being behind attacks on ...

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Black bear nestles down for nap in closet after entering Montana home

Black bear nestles down for nap in closet after entering Montana home

Even after unlocking the door, the bear did not leave. When deputies arrived, they discovered the bear had opened the mudroom door, entered the residence and somehow managed to lock the deadbolt. Bu...

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USA lawmakers threaten to subpoena Trump aide Conway

USA lawmakers threaten to subpoena Trump aide Conway

Conway and other Trump Administration appointees". "Well, it would be good if I really. had a quick tutorial on the Hatch Act , what it is and what it is not", Conway told " Fox and Friends " Monda...

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Huawei CFO¡¯s attorneys ask for USA extradition to be withdrawn

Huawei CFO¡¯s attorneys ask for USA extradition to be withdrawn

The defence team for Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou is calling on the government of Canada to end the extradition process against their client calling the case "palpably" political. The company denie...

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Iran executes former defence employee on charge of spying for Central Intelligence Agency

Iran executes former defence employee on charge of spying for Central Intelligence Agency

The move "proved that Iran will not surrender easily to their (Americans') nonsensical talks", Pezeshkian, a reformist, said at the beginning of an open session of the parliament on Sunday. "A limit...

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Trump signs order imposing sanctions on Iran supreme leader

Trump signs order imposing sanctions on Iran supreme leader

President Donald Trump: "I have two groups of people: I have doves, and I have hawks". In a pair of tweets on Monday, Trump said USA aims regarding Iran boil down to "No Nuclear Weapons and ...

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Mysterious explosion in a German cornfield was probably a WWII bomb

Mysterious explosion in a German cornfield was probably a WWII bomb

But after a day studying the crater, they said it "almost certainly" was a 550-pound dud. A World War II-era bomb has exploded in a field near the district of Ahlbach in the western German town of...

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High Court Strikes Down Ban On Offensive Trademarks

High Court Strikes Down Ban On Offensive Trademarks

The majority decision, written by Justice Elena Kagan and joined by Justices Clarence Thomas, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Neil Gorsuch, and Brett Kavanaugh , ruled that this part of the Lanham Act is un...

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Doctors must not abort mentally-ill woman's baby, appeal judges rule

Doctors must not abort mentally-ill woman's baby, appeal judges rule

But, she added, she had to act in the woman's "best interests, not on society's views of termination". "We are calling on the Department of Health to urgently reveal how many women have been forced t...

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Should Canada be doing more to stand up to China?

Should Canada be doing more to stand up to China?

The two Canadians have been languishing behind bars in China since shortly after Canada arrested high-tech executive Meng Wanzhou late a year ago at the behest of USA authorities. "Let's see what happ...

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'White supremacy': popular knitting website Ravelry bans support for Trump

'White supremacy': popular knitting website Ravelry bans support for Trump

The network, which is said to bring together about 8 million knitters, crocheters, designers, spinners, weavers and dyers, announced it would eradicate pro-Trump forum posts, projects , patterns, pro...

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Woman, 3 children found dead near Texas border

Woman, 3 children found dead near Texas border

They were found on Sunday near a river in Anzalduas Park in the Las Paloma Wildlife Management Area, north of Reynosa, Mexico , and south of McAllen, Texas . Authorities believe they may have been...

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Zim Dollar returns: Zimbabwe bans US Dollar, Rand, Pula, Pound.Foreign Currencies

Zim Dollar returns: Zimbabwe bans US Dollar, Rand, Pula, Pound.Foreign Currencies

The announcement was made through a statutory instrument issued by Treasury, which noted that all local transactions will now be made in the Zimbabwe dollar, which includes the bond and RTGS dollar....

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Donegal Rally: One man seriously injured

Donegal Rally: One man seriously injured

Garda¨ª confirmed that there was a collision, which is understood to have happened during the Fanad Head loop during stage 15. The Donegal International Rally is a three-day international event attra...

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Killed, Several Others Injured in Shooting Outside South Bend Bar

Killed, Several Others Injured in Shooting Outside South Bend Bar

Brandon D. Williams, 27, was pronounced dead at a hospital after the melee at Kelly's Pub, the St. Joseph County Metro Homicide Unit said in a news release. On Sunday afternoon, the presidential hopef...

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Home minister Amit Shah pained over deaths in Rajasthan pandal collapse

Home minister Amit Shah pained over deaths in Rajasthan pandal collapse

The injured were taken to nearby government and private hospitals. "We have ordered an inquiry into the incident. The collapsing pandal damaged electricity wires, which electrocuted several listeners"...

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Joe Biden under fire over comments about racist senators

Joe Biden under fire over comments about racist senators

Part of that overall Democratic strategy may not become clear until they have settled on a nominee - which is still likely months away. Welcome to ALL THINGS CONSIDERED. Cory Booker , who said the f...

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Mauritania heads to polls to elect new president

Mauritania heads to polls to elect new president

Six candidates are competing for the presidency, with the country's defence minister and the current president's close ally, Mohamen Ould Ghazouani being the frontrunner of the race. President Abdel A...

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UK PM contender Boris Johnson dodges questions about screaming row with girlfriend

UK PM contender Boris Johnson dodges questions about screaming row with girlfriend

Richard Barnes, a former Conservative Party politician who served as deputy mayor of London under Johnson, told BBC Newsnight: "I question the motives of the neighbors who stood there with a microph...

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¡®The Effect Is Terror¡¯: Immigrant Advocates in SoCal Brace for ICE Sweeps

¡®The Effect Is Terror¡¯: Immigrant Advocates in SoCal Brace for ICE Sweeps

Pelosi said in a tweet that while the delay was welcomed, "time is needed for comprehensive immigration reform". "Nobody's trying to stand in the way of law enforcement, but what mayors can do i...

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Houthis hit Saudi airport in drone attack

Houthis hit Saudi airport in drone attack

It was a week of topsy-turvy pronouncements on U.S. policy toward Iran that careened between the bellicose, the conciliatory and back again after Iran shot down an American military drone and boas...

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Sri Lanka Prez further extends state of emergency

Sri Lanka Prez further extends state of emergency

Earlier on May 22, President Sirisena extended the Emergency by a month as security forces continued nationwide raids to hunt down suspects linked to the attacks. The extension last month was opposed ...

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Dominican Republic's tourism minister says there's 'nothing to hide' about recent deaths

Dominican Republic's tourism minister says there's 'nothing to hide' about recent deaths

Nine Americans have died in the Dominican Republic in the past year. "We just don't know what is going on and that makes it scary", Burk said. The FBI has tested minibars as part of their collabor...

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Magnitude 5.6 Earthquake Rattles NorCal Saturday Night

Magnitude 5.6 Earthquake Rattles NorCal Saturday Night

The quake was heard and felt across a wide region, including reports from Hays and WaKeeney, as well as Russell and Sheriden counties. At approximately 3:50 a.m. "Tables started shaking and felt lik...

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