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Nine people were arrested, and a police officer was hurt trying to break up the fight. Protesters of the right-wing group Patriot Prayer clash with protesters from anti-fascist groups during a demonstration in Portland, Oregon, U.S. Police arrested four people but said those arrests stemmed from criminal investigations that began before Saturday's protests and were not related to the day's events.
  • Archbishop sentenced over sex abuse cover-up

    Archbishop sentenced over sex abuse cover-up

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    Wilson, however, may not spend much time in prison as he has to serve a non-parole period of six months, and can be assessed for home detention after that. It rejected Archbishop Wilson's evidence that he did not remember the conversation between 2004 and 2006. Wilson served as a priest in New South Wales before Pope John Paul II appointed him Bishop of Wollongong in 1996.
  • Still No Clarity From White House on North Korea Plan

    Still No Clarity From White House on North Korea Plan

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    Mr Bolton, who has expressed hard-line views on North Korea, said if Pyongyang has chose to give up its nuclear weapons program and is cooperative, then "we can move very quickly" and they can win sanctions relief and aid from South Korea and Japan.
  • Trump Works to Limit Diversity in College Admissions

    Trump Works to Limit Diversity in College Admissions

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    The Trump administration will argue that the recommendations outlined during Obama's term go beyond legal limits and that guidelines provided to schools for boosting minority students are legally misleading, the Journal reported. The Cato Institute's Shapiro maintained that there are other ways besides affirmative action to create a more diverse student body. "Harvard will continue to vigorously defend its right, and that of all colleges and universities, to consider race as one factor ...
  • In Moscow, US senator hopes for

    In Moscow, US senator hopes for "new day" in US-Russia ties

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    Peskov's comments come a week after, Putin told USA national security adviser John Bolton that Russian-American relations "were not in the best shape", during a meeting in Moscow , according to Russia's TASS news agency. "I hope coming out of the Helsinki meeting between our two presidents will be the beginning of some type of better understanding". Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov , back to a camera, listens to U.S.
  • Trump Wants North Korea to Denuclearize in a Year

    Trump Wants North Korea to Denuclearize in a Year

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    North Korea has consistently refused in past rounds of failed negotiations to provide an inventory of its weapons program and USA intelligence remains uncertain of how many nuclear warheads North Korea has. USA intelligence is not certain how many nuclear warheads North Korea has. Tensions have calmed significantly, culminating in Trump's meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Singapore last month.
  • Notorious French gangster flees prison in daring helicopter escape

    Notorious French gangster flees prison in daring helicopter escape

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    French-Algerian criminal Redoine Faid broke out of a Paris prison on Sunday in a daring escape. In 2013, he took four prison guards hostage before using dynamite to blow his way out of jail and fleeing in a waiting getaway vehicle. Armed with assault rifles, two masked men reportedly used smoke bombs and power tools to make their way to the facility's visiting room, where Faid was supposed to be meeting his brother.
  • Two contracters critically wounded in U.S. school shooting

    Two contracters critically wounded in U.S. school shooting

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    Two adults are in a critical condition after a shooting at an elementary school. District spokeswoman Becky Miller said no students were on campus. His name hasn't been released. Officers are at the school, and are also responding to two other locations where shots were heard. Overland Park is a suburb of Kansas City, Kansas.
  • Jordan army sends aid to southern Syria displaced

    Jordan army sends aid to southern Syria displaced

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    In 1981, Israel annexed part of Golan in a move unrecognized by the global community, while a smaller part of the area is under Syrian control. Ibrahim Jabawi, a spokesman for the main Free Syrian Army groups, said the rebels had proposed the return of civilian state institutions in the opposition-held areas and the entry of Russian military police rather than Syrian government forces.
  • Will Trump press Putin on election meddling denials?

    Will Trump press Putin on election meddling denials?

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    U.S. national security adviser John Bolton said in Moscow on Wednesday that Trump would likely raise the election meddling issue during his sit-down with Putin. "We don't want anybody tampering with elections", Trump said. Special Counsel Robert Mueller is investigating whether Trump's campaign worked with Moscow.
  • UK ministers hold secret meeting to rehearse Queen Elizabeth's eventual death

    UK ministers hold secret meeting to rehearse Queen Elizabeth's eventual death

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    A week earlier, the 92-year-old Elizabeth had to miss a Church service in St Paul's Cathedral due to the illness. British Ministers and officials held the first rehearsal of actions in the event of the death of Queen Elizabeth II . A palace source has since claimed Her Majesty has been suffering from painful knee issues but refuses to undergo surgery because it would be "inconvenient".
  • Trump says he's met 4 Supreme Court justice candidates

    Trump says he's met 4 Supreme Court justice candidates

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    Wade ", said Ezra Levin, co-founder of the protest group Indivisible. On Sunday, Republican Senator Susan Collins said on CNN that she would not support a nominee who "demonstrated hostility" to Roe . He played the same role in the successful confirmation of Justice Neil Gorsuch previous year. The White House refused to disclose the names of whom the president met with at the White House, but according to people briefed on the vetting process, they were the federal appeals court judges ...
  • Bridge collapse in Mumbai, India, halts train traffic

    Bridge collapse in Mumbai, India, halts train traffic

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    Guardian minister of suburban Mumbai Vinod Tawde said the railways should conduct a thorough probe into the incident. "I have also ordered an enquiry by Commissioner of Rail Safety", Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal tweeted. Aaj Tak television news channel said the bridge was more than 50 years old. After being suspended for more than 30 minutes, local train services have resumed on the Western line between Churchgate-Bandra and Goregaon-Virar.
  • USA tourist dead after tour boat explodes in the Bahamas

    USA tourist dead after tour boat explodes in the Bahamas

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    Police are still working to determine what went wrong when a boat carrying 10 US tourists exploded in the Bahamas on Saturday. The identities of those involved have not been released. "This is a sad day for Exuma and a sad day for our American friends". The cause of the fire is under investigation. Her sister Brooke and father Paul received only minor injuries, while her mom broke several bones, per ABC7.
  • Former Malaysian premier Najib Razak arrested amid graft probe

    Former Malaysian premier Najib Razak arrested amid graft probe

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    One of the sources said Najib is expected to be charged in court on Wednesday after being remanded for one night. Since a shock election loss to his mentor-turned-foe Mahathir Mohamad in May, Najib has been barred from leaving the country and had millions of dollars of items seized from properties linked to him as part of the probe into 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB).
  • Amazon Prime Day Is Coming To Australia This Month!

    Amazon Prime Day Is Coming To Australia This Month!

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    The offers officially begin at noon on Monday, July 16 and will run until the end of Tuesday, July 17. "More than 100 million Prime members around the world, including India, will find this our best Prime Day celebration yet", added Agarwal.
  • Plane Crashes in Mumbai; 5 Killed in Plane Crash

    Plane Crashes in Mumbai; 5 Killed in Plane Crash

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    Pictures and videos of the aircraft, a 12-seater Beechcraft King Air C90 turboprop, crashing into a construction site in Ghatkopar , Mumbai , sent chills down people's spine. Senior officials from the Airports Authority of India (AAI) said the plane crashed around four nautical miles away from the landing site (aerodrome), as it could not maintain the height while landing, but denied it was flying dangerously low.
  • Woman thought to be dead found alive in mortuary refrigerator

    Woman thought to be dead found alive in mortuary refrigerator

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    Ambulance company Distress Alert operations manager Gerrit Bradnick said that the presence of another private ambulance crew at the scene added to the chaos and that there was "no evidence" of negligence. It wouldn't be the first time someone has been declared dead but were actually alive all long. The woman, from Gauteng, was immediately taken to Leratong Hospital in Krugersdorp, where she's receiving care.
  • Thai governor announces successful rescue operations

    Thai governor announces successful rescue operations

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    In the nearly 5-minute clip, the boys are illuminated by torchlight while a diver can be heard speaking to them. You have to dive. "We are coming, it's ok", one of the rescuers is heard saying in the video . "I'm feeling so happy". "These are challenging conditions and there's a lot of consideration for safety as well as, the environment outside is contributing to the environment inside", said U.S.
  • Ali Khamenei: US sanctions seek to turn Iranians against establishment

    Ali Khamenei: US sanctions seek to turn Iranians against establishment

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    However, U.S. President Donald Trump decided on May 8 to quit the Iranian nuclear deal and vowed to re-impose sanctions, including oil embargo, on Tehran. He stressed he did not speak for the Trump administration, but added: "It seems to me there would be a rather happy celebration should regime change occur".
  • Merkel, rebel minister agree migrant deal to avert government crisis

    Merkel, rebel minister agree migrant deal to avert government crisis

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    Because if the person is so intransigent it is also because his conflict with Mrs Merkel is nearly permanent since her controversial decision of 2015 to open Germany to hundreds of thousands of asylum seekers. The political crisis is one more sign of a growing rift in Europe between those who want to work together to reduce the number of migrants and refugees entering the bloc, and those who have grown exhausted of failed attempts to reach bloc-wide agreements and are taking unilateral action.
  • Trump officials lay out ambitious plan to denuclearize North Korea

    Trump officials lay out ambitious plan to denuclearize North Korea

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    Mr. Hecker and two colleagues at Stanford's Center for International Security and Cooperation compiled an estimate of North Korea's nuclear arsenal and developed a six- to 10-year timeline to dismantle the program fully. Images of North Korea's only official nuclear enrichment site at Yongbyon show that it's being upgraded. "I really believes he means it". They say any solid deal will require Kim to be completely transparent about his program - at a time when intelligence reports suggest he ...
  • Wildfire burning through Yolo, Napa counties zero percent contained

    Wildfire burning through Yolo, Napa counties zero percent contained

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    The blaze is running across Rocky Ridge east of Lake Berryessa northeast of the San Francisco Bay area . CBS4)- The so-called Sugarloaf Fire was putting out a lot of smoke near Ute Pass on Thursday afternoon. More than three dozen engines are battling the fire along with 10 hand crews, 17 dozers and 10 air tankers. A blaze burning for several days in Lake County jumped containment lines Saturday, prompting additional evacuation orders.
  • Five more beaten to death in India lynchings

    Five more beaten to death in India lynchings

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    The rumours were likely to have been spurred by WhatsApp messages that had gone viral in the village, he said. The five men, according to the police, had come to the village from Maharashtra's Solapur district and Bijapur district in Karnataka.
  • Merkel's coalition on the brink over migration stand-off

    Merkel's coalition on the brink over migration stand-off

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    Seehofer leads the Christian Social Union, thesister party to the chancellor's Christian Democratic Union. The CSU party, facing a stiff challenge in Bavaria from the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) party in October's regional election, is determined to seal off its right flank.
  • Largest U.S. business group attacks Trump on tariffs

    Largest U.S. business group attacks Trump on tariffs

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    Using a state-by-state analysis, it argues Trump is risking a global trade war that will hit the wallets of USA consumers. The group's analysis of the harm each USA state could suffer from retaliation by US trading partners painted a gloomy picture that could bring pressure on the White House from Republicans ahead of congressional elections in November.
  • Missing Boys Soccer Team Found Alive in Cave

    Missing Boys Soccer Team Found Alive in Cave

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    The disappearance led to a huge outpouring of support from across the world as people wanted to know how they could help the search efforts. "You are very strong", one rescuer says as he wades in deep waters in front of the group. "Trying to take non-divers through a cave is one of the most risky situations possible, even if the dives are relatively easy". How did they get trapped so quickly? Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha thanked the global experts and rescuers.
  • US Secretary of State Pompeo to Visit North Korea Next Week

    US Secretary of State Pompeo to Visit North Korea Next Week

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    The latest intelligence assessment reportedly asserts US agencies have detected at least two secret nuclear sites in North Korea , in addition to Yongbyon , its main uranium enrichment plant. The latest intelligence assessment reportedly showed that North Korea had upped uranium enrichment while engaging in diplomacy with the US. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un watches the launch of a Hwasong-12 missile in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency, Sept.
  • Trump says his U.S. Supreme Court pick will be 'outstanding'

    Trump says his U.S. Supreme Court pick will be 'outstanding'

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    Wade ", Leo said . "OMG! Just when you thought this week couldn't get any more lit.I give you Anthony Kennedy's retirement from #SCOTUS", Trump tweeted . "And that would indicate to me a failure to respect precedent, a fundamental tenet of our judicial system". Lisa Murkowski (R-Ala.) and Sen. "I'm going to have an in-depth conversation with the nominee and I believe very much that Roe v.
  • Heavily armed men in helicopter free notorious French inmate

    Heavily armed men in helicopter free notorious French inmate

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    The escape from the prison in Réau happened quickly - the Ministry of Justice says it "lasted only a few minutes". It said "an armed commando landed in a helicopter in the courtyard as the prisoner was in the visiting room" of Reau Prison, south of Paris .
  • Thai rescuers find missing boys, coach alive in cave

    Thai rescuers find missing boys, coach alive in cave

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    Thailand Prime Minister Prayut Chan-ocha has reassured families of those missing, per Richard C. Paddock and Ryn Jirenuwat of the New York Times: "Until they come out, the officers will never abandon them". Thai school children with their teachers pray for their missing classmates from the grounds of Mae Sai Prasitsart school, near Tham Luang cave in Khun Nam Nang Non Forest Park in Chiang Rai, on Monday.
  • Capital Gazette Leaves Its Editorial Section Blank Day After Shooting

    Capital Gazette Leaves Its Editorial Section Blank Day After Shooting

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    Investigators say the suspect in shooting , Jarrod Ramos, had a longstanding grudge against the newspaper. We believe in speaking for those who don't have the power to speak for themselves. "F-- you, leave me alone", he wrote . Jarrod Warren Ramos posed for a photo, June 28, in Annapolis, Md . "I was seriously concerned he would threaten us with physical violence", he said.
  • Thai cave rescue: Divers widening passage in search for boys

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    Soldiers and rescue workers work near Tham Luang cave complex, as an ongoing search for members of an under-16 soccer team and their coach continues, in the northern province of Chiang Rai, Thailand , July 2, 2018. Narongsak told the Bangkok Post that rescuers had reached the "Sam Yak" three-way junction of the cave. They hoped the group could find safety on a mound in an underground chamber, after being trapped by flood waters.
  • Iran announces plan to circumvent U.S. oil sanctions

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    The official warned countries including China and India , who are key buyers of Iranian oil, that they should stop purchasing crude from the country before the November deadline or face U.S. "We're not granting waivers", the official said. It's bad what they do to us, he said. " OPEC is manipulating, and you know they allowed (a production increase) less than we thought last week".
  • White House aides drafting WTO bill called it the FART Act

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    The proposed "United States Fair and Reciprocal Trade Act" would give the president unilateral power to renegotiate with individual countries or apply tariffs, bypassing worldwide WTO rules for collective negotiation. exports of those goods by another country. White House spokeswoman Lindsay Walters told Axios that the bill was not "actual legislation that the administration was preparing to rollout".
  • FBI arrest man allegedly planning July 4 attack

    FBI arrest man allegedly planning July 4 attack

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    Agents arrested him over the weekend for "attempted material support of a foreign terrorist organization". He also said Pitts talked about staging a later attack in Philadelphia and said he wanted to kill members of the military and their families as well as federal and local agents.
  • Divers with extra supplies advance in flooded cave passageway

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    Naval Special Warfare Command Chief Apakorn Yukongkaew told the Bangkok Post on Sunday, "We won't turn back.We will continue to move forward until we find the boys". "We will drain all water out from the cave then we will take all 13 people out of the cave". Thai navy SEAL divers have been crucial to the search, but have been stymied by muddy water reaching the cave's ceiling, forcing them to suspend operations again and again.