• Tracking Beryl and a potential system off Mid Atlantic coast
Tracking Beryl and a potential system off Mid Atlantic coast

The storm strengthened to a Category 1 hurricane from a tropical storm early Friday morning. Regardless, interests from the Lesser Antilles through Haiti and the Dominican Republic should monitor the progress of Beryl closely. In an update from the National Hurricane Centre (NHC) in Miami, Florida, issued at 11 am on Saturday, it was reported that ...

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  • Donald Trump to press Vladimir Putin on election meddling, Ukraine aggression
Donald Trump to press Vladimir Putin on election meddling, Ukraine aggression

The Washington Post recently reported that the Pentagon was evaluating the cost of transferring or withdrawing the troops - the biggest contingent outside the United States. Her comments come just weeks after Trump charged that America is "the piggy bank that (NATO) likes to take from", and "we like to help out, but it helps them, they're in Europ...

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  • US Seeking to Delay Reuniting Immigrant Children With Parents
US Seeking to Delay Reuniting Immigrant Children With Parents

This isn't a ideal equation; we don't know whether the children released from HHS custody were reunited with parents - only that they're no longer in one of the agency's shelters. Meanwhile Trump on Thursday uttered his latest contradictory outburst over the chaotic border crisis. Before the Trump administration's " zero tolerance " policy, migrant...

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  • Thai authorities say boat death toll at 10
Thai authorities say boat death toll at 10

Phuket draws hordes of overseas visitors, including Western sun-seekers and huge numbers of Chinese tourists who make up almost one-third of the 35 million people expected to visit Thailand this year. A rescued woman wearing a life jacket hugs a man after a boat capsized off the tourist island of Phuket, Thailand , July 5, 2018, in this still ima...

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  • Matthaeus tips England to meet Brazil in World Cup final
Matthaeus tips England to meet Brazil in World Cup final

That's so important for us on Saturday because I always think Sweden like to point out we're paid this and that, and we're the team of entitlement, when I don't think that is the case for this group. "Most of our boys have played in the Championship or lower, whether they started there or played on loan there". If they can keep it up, they have a...

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  • Immigration enforcement is like liberating a town in combat: Donald Trump
Immigration enforcement is like liberating a town in combat: Donald Trump

Democratic Senate candidate Beto O'Rourke has resisted pressure to jump on the " Abolish ICE " train, but the congressman fell short of taking the idea entirely off the table during a recent interview with KUT-FM . Until this past weekend, immigration was largely a political problem for Republicans . "ICE is not welcome in this country". Rep. ...

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  • Russian Federation: more election meddling evidence found, says Senate panel
Russian Federation: more election meddling evidence found, says Senate panel

The Senate Intelligence Committee on Tuesday released a bipartisan report about the U.S. intelligence community's January 2017 assessment of Russia's election meddling. The assertion followed the White House National Security Adviser John Bolton's reassurance on Sunday that Trump would address election meddling during his summit in two weeks wi...

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  • 'Extreme, dangerous' heat to continue this week, meteorologists say
'Extreme, dangerous' heat to continue this week, meteorologists say

An excessive heat warning remains in effect for the Chicago area through Sunday evening, when severe thunderstorms are expected to create a cool front that could cause temperatures to drop by more than 20 degrees. Showers and thunderstorms have their best chance of forming this afternoon into early evening. As warm and unstable as we will be, ...

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  • Woman climbs the bottom of the Statue of Liberty; 7 arrested
Woman climbs the bottom of the Statue of Liberty; 7 arrested

It caused the National Parks Service to evacuate Liberty Island on one of its busiest days of the year. But, Quinn said , her climb was not part of the planned protest. Earlier Wednesday a group of protesters calling themselves "Rise and Resist" hung a banner reading "ABOLISH ICE" from the monument, and activists spells out the same message on t...

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  • Heat warning for Sudbury to continue to Friday
Heat warning for Sudbury to continue to Friday

Dr. Mylene Drouin told a news conference today the deaths have been investigated and are linked directly to the heat wave . Isolated adults, seniors, young children, people experiencing homelessness and people with certain mental health illnesses, chronic illnesses, heart and lung issues or limited mobility are at greater risk of heat-related ...

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  • Russian Federation goalkeeper says he knew what to expect from Spain's penalty shots
Russian Federation goalkeeper says he knew what to expect from Spain's penalty shots

Russians danced in the streets of Kaliningrad on the Baltic and kissed strangers in Vladivostok in the Far East after their team defied all expectations to reach the World Cup quarter-finals. But they won't have numerous veterans to help them, as Iniesta officially retired from the national team and many others are unlikely to be back for the nex...

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  • Little girl dies after jumping castle 'explodes'
Little girl dies after jumping castle 'explodes'

According to The Telegraph , the victim is believed to be just four years old. The owner of the play area the castle had been installed in wasn't on the scene at the time, but tells The Mirror it exploded "because of the heat". "Just seen the most horrific thing in my life". The girl was seriously injured and suffered a cardiac arrest when pa...

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  • Coast Guard searching for cruise ship worker who fell overboard
Coast Guard searching for cruise ship worker who fell overboard

A cruise ship crew member fell overboard and was rescued by another passenger vessel passing by after almost 24 hours at sea. After searching for nearly 24 hours a hotel steward on Carnival Glory spotted the crew member around 21 miles north of Cuba in the water.

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  • Thailand cave rescue: Medics reach trapped boys
Thailand cave rescue: Medics reach trapped boys

The Thai navy is already doing this short-term, sending teams with high-protein liquid food to feed the boys, keep them company and explore the cave infrastructure where they are to ensure it is safe. The search turned tense as time went on and concern grew about whether the group would be found alive. "Thank you all Thais, thank you all foreigne...

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  • Seehofer’s last-ditch attempt to agree on migration issue
Seehofer’s last-ditch attempt to agree on migration issue

Emerging after five hours of talks, Horst Seehofer , leader of Bavaria's Christian Social Union (CSU), told reporters he would remain in his post after a deal with Merkel's Christian Democrats (CDU) that he said would stem illegal immigration.

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  • Newspaper Suffers Deadly Attack, Publishes the Next Day
Newspaper Suffers Deadly Attack, Publishes the Next Day

Tom Marquardt, retired publisher and top editor at the paper , told The Capital Gazette on Thursday that he had always been concerned about Ramos' history of escalating social media attacks against the newspaper and its journalists.

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  • Shifting Winds Complicate Fight Against County Fire
Shifting Winds Complicate Fight Against County Fire

Flames tore through trees and down hillsides a few miles southwest of Highway 16 in Yolo County Sunday. It has since crossed the Napa County line, according to preliminary efforts to map the fire, and road closures have taken effect in spots along the Napa/Lake County line.

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  • Iran eyes private oil exports to help beat USA sanctions
Iran eyes private oil exports to help beat USA sanctions

In a change from Iran's generally anti-Semitic stance, Iranian protesters were chanting "Death to Palestine!" U.S. President Donald Trump will suffocate Iran's "dictatorial ayatollahs", his close ally Rudy Giuliani said on Saturday, suggesting his move to re-impose sanctions was aimed squarely at regime change, according to Reuters .

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

Wade might remain in place. "Only a career politician wouldn't recognize such blatant party line politics". Adding to the worries of those who support abortion access, Collins's spokesman has previously said that the senator "does not apply ideological litmus tests to nominees" when asked whether she would take a nominee's stance on Roe v.

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  • North Korea's Kim asked China's Xi to help lift sanctions
North Korea's Kim asked China's Xi to help lift sanctions

Despite Trump's rosy post-summit declaration that the North no longer poses a nuclear threat, Washington and Pyongyang have yet to negotiate the terms under which it would relinquish the weapons that it developed over decades to deter the U.S.

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  • Capital Gazette Leaves Its Editorial Section Blank Day After Shooting
Capital Gazette Leaves Its Editorial Section Blank Day After Shooting

The Capital Gazette and The Baltimore Sun are owned by Tronc , which also owns the Orlando Sentinel. The Maryland state flag was lowered to half-staff , and outside the building where the shooting took place, people left flowers, handwritten notes and American flags.

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  • President Trump defends ICE and policy of fighting illegal immigration
President Trump defends ICE and policy of fighting illegal immigration

Fueling its sudden ascent have been a series of recent shocks to the system. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the 28-year-old leftwinger who rose to national attention after shocking senior House Democrat Joe Crowley in a primary in NY, campaigned on a platform that included the abolition of Ice .

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  • Evidence suggests spiritual angle after 11 family members found dead in Delhi
Evidence suggests spiritual angle after 11 family members found dead in Delhi

Police in Delhi are exploring whether the deaths of 11 members of a family in Burari were under the influence of " spiritual practices " after some handwritten notes were discovered in the house. "I couldn't bear watching anymore", he said. A neighbor told a local television station that he did not believe the family could have died by suici...

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  • Failed Escape-Woman Falls Through Ceiling
Failed Escape-Woman Falls Through Ceiling

That's when Bhagwant Chauhan's husband stepped in to help. Chauhan said the couple was buying a soda for $4.39. Chauhan suggested he inserted or swiped the card instead, but the bloke said it was his girlfriend's card and that she was at work.

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  • President Trump Calls Out Democrats Who Are Rallying to Abolish ICE
President Trump Calls Out Democrats Who Are Rallying to Abolish ICE

On Thursday, as former ICE Spokesman James Schwab was giving an interview to a Bay Area television station, agents from the Department of Homeland Security interrupted the interview to question Schwab about whether he leaked information about ICE enforcement operations to Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf back in February, prompting her to make a publi...

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  • 17 states sue Trump administration over family separations
17 states sue Trump administration over family separations

He also noted that "the relationship between parent and child [] is constitutionally protected and well established". Many parents are in custody thousands of miles from their children, whom they have not been able to see and have rarely spoken to for a month or more.

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  • CAPITOL CHAOS: Over 500 ICE Protesters Arrested Inside US CAPITOL
CAPITOL CHAOS: Over 500 ICE Protesters Arrested Inside US CAPITOL

Julie Hoplamazian, an Episcopal priest marching in Brooklyn, whose own grandparents fled to the USA during the Armenian genocide. "This is not America". "(The) family separation crisis is not over. Following a national and worldwide outcry over the chaotic splitting up of families that left parents in the dark about what happened to their childre...

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  • Multiple people shot at newspaper in Annapolis, Maryland
Multiple people shot at newspaper in Annapolis, Maryland

One of those tweets targeted one of the journalists killed Thursday, Rob Hiaasen . A gunman opened fire at the Capital Gazette newspaper headquarters in Annapolis, Maryland . Ramos' apartment and auto were searched overnight, Altomare said, and some evidence has been found. In July 2012, Ramos filed suit against Capital Gazette for ...

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  • Melania Trump to make second visit to border immigration centers
Melania Trump to make second visit to border immigration centers

Customs border and protection facility in Tucson, Ariz., Thursday, June 28, 2018 . Protesters gathered near the facility accompanied by a giant blow-up version of President Donald Trump in Ku Klux Klan attire. At Arizona's Tucson sector, which is responsible for covering 421 kilometres of the border, Melania participated in a roundtable discus...

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  • Why Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's win should be studied by Republicans
Why Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's win should be studied by Republicans

Rep. A 28-year-old socialist, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, toppled the 10-term chair of the House Democratic Caucus in a NY primary on Tuesday and now stands to become the youngest woman ever elected to Congress. Ocasio-Cortez's appeal, Konst added , ran deeper than just her gender or racial identity. "We knew that if we talked to people that h...

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  • Trump hails 'tremendous' Supreme Court travel ban ruling
Trump hails 'tremendous' Supreme Court travel ban ruling

Previous versions of the ban, which limited travel to the US from Muslim-majority countries, had been blocked by lower courts, with plaintiffs alleging unconstitutional anti-Muslim bias. The decision - which follows a court hearing in April - is the culmination of a battle that began just days after Trump took office in January 2017 .

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  • European Union must cooperate on migration: commissioner
European Union must cooperate on migration: commissioner

Cooperation deals with Turkey and Libya, the main transit countries, have sharply cut, at least for now, the flow of migrants to Europe since a 2015 peak of over one million. He said that Europeans should "not forget our values". In recent weeks, Italy's new populist government has cracked down on foreign rescue ships operating in the Mediterra...

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  • Suspects in N.J. custody in killing of Bronx teen
Suspects in N.J. custody in killing of Bronx teen

Lesandro Guzman-Feliz, 15, wears an NYPD Explorers jacket proudly as he looks at the camera. Hundreds of mourners turned out for wakes on Monday and Tuesday. The Times reported that the NYPD has been flooded with tips and needed additional staff to field all of the calls to the city's 1-800-577-TIPS hotline.

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  • In detente sign, North Korea not holding its annual anti-US rally
In detente sign, North Korea not holding its annual anti-US rally

At the Singapore summit , the first meeting between a serving USA president and a North Korean leader, Kim reaffirmed a commitment to work toward complete denuclearization of the Korean peninsula, while Trump said he would halt joint U.S. Referring to Trump's decision to suspend United States military exercises in the region, Pompeo said that "the...

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  • Sarah Sanders asked to leave Virginia restaurant
Sarah Sanders asked to leave Virginia restaurant

Sanders's ouster was first disclosed by someone who said he was her waiter, who posted on Facebook about it before others took it to viral levels on Twitter . The Red Hen in New Jersey, she said, is a "live and let live" atmosphere and doesn't discriminate against anyone who wants to eat there. Another said: "This place couldn't even cook a...

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