• Kim Dotcom can be extradited to the US, New Zealand court rules
Kim Dotcom can be extradited to the US, New Zealand court rules

USA authorities say Dotcom and three co-accused Megaupload executives cost film studios and record companies more than $500 million and generated more than $175 million by encouraging paying users to store and share copyrighted material. The group can seek leave to appeal the Court of Appeal's judgment to the Supreme Court. Instead, a panel of ...

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  • Two people critical after 'major incident' in UK
Two people critical after 'major incident' in UK

Mr Basu said there was no evidence to suggest that the 45-year-old man and the woman, 44, named locally as Charlie Rowley and Dawn Sturgess, "were targeted in any way". "Paramedics from the South Western Ambulance Service were called to an address in Muggleton Road, Amesbury, on the morning of Saturday, 30 June, after a woman collapsed at the pro...

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  • No UK ministers will be resigning over Brexit policy - environment minister
No UK ministers will be resigning over Brexit policy - environment minister

Former justice minister Phillip Lee, who resigned from the Government over Brexit, said there was "no doubt" that Eurosceptics were mobilising and called on colleagues to "stand against this nonsense". Opposition lawmaker Hilary Benn, who chairs parliament's Brexit committee, said he thought it was "unlikely that the European Union will agree to ...

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  • President Macron: Why I visited Afrika Shrine
President Macron: Why I visited Afrika Shrine

According to him, politics is important because it is a tool to change the society. "I can't tell you everything that happened when I used to come to the Shrine, because what happens at the Shrine stays at the Shrine", he said this week. "It will be about a new generation of African artists - for them by them", he said. Macron's visit also highli...

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  • Woman feeding sharks gets dragged into water
Woman feeding sharks gets dragged into water

Melissa Brunning was pulled into the water in northwest Australia by a nurse shark. Melissa Brunning was on a friend yacht's off the coast of Kimberley, Australia, enjoying the "once-in-a-lifetime" trip, when she tried feeding four tawny nurse sharks that were swimming around the boat.

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  • Protester Climbs The Statue Of Liberty — DRAMATIC CAPTURE
Protester Climbs The Statue Of Liberty — DRAMATIC CAPTURE

Seven people had been arrested on Wednesday afternoon and it was believed that they were all protesters. Its officers arrest and deport unauthorized immigrants in the United States. Minutes before, the woman removed her pink athletic shoes and attempted unsuccessfully to scale Lady Liberty's green tarnished robes. Police used ladders to climb up to...

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  • Donald Trump mocked over FART Act on trade
Donald Trump mocked over FART Act on trade

Jean-Claude Juncker, head of the European Commission, the 28-nation bloc's executive arm, said Trump's fixation on a U.S. trade deficit in goods ignores a services surplus. Axios quoted a source familiar with the bill as saying it was "insane" and that congress would never consent to it. The bill, first reported by news outlet Axios , would m...

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  • U.S. intel agency believes Kim won't fully denuclearize
U.S. intel agency believes Kim won't fully denuclearize

Ahead of the Singapore summit, Pompeo said Trump would reject anything short of "complete, verifiable and irreversible denuclearization". Earlier, the State Department confirmed that a USA delegation led by Sung Kim, the U.S. The South's delegation traveled to Pyongyang on two Air Force cargo planes, marking the first time since the 1950-53...

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  • ‘Bestselling Author’ Donald Trump Mocked By JK Rowling On Twitter
‘Bestselling Author’ Donald Trump Mocked By JK Rowling On Twitter

Accio dictionary! J.K. Rowling and Merriam-Webster once again showed off their trolling prowess after Donald Trump made a spelling error while bragging about himself on Twitter . It's not the first time spelling in the president's tweets have been publicly called out, for example his now infamous late night " covfefe " tweet.

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  • Comedian says he prank called Trump aboard Air Force 1
Comedian says he prank called Trump aboard Air Force 1

After initially calling up under his real identity and being rebuffed, Melendez then called back claiming to be the U.S. politician. Confirming the authenticity of a call, the White House official said the office of legislative affairs reached out to Senator Bob Menendez of New Jersey's office after the White House switchboard was notified of the...

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  • President Trump to name second Supreme Court nominee in 2 years
President Trump to name second Supreme Court nominee in 2 years

Sen. Mike Lee (R-Utah) has reportedly been interviewed by President Trump as a prospective replacement for retiring Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy. Kavanaugh, 53, is a Yale-educated appellate court judge for the District of Columbia who recently wrote a dissent when his colleagues allowed an immigrant teen in USA custody to have an ab...

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  • Philippine mayor who publicly shamed drug dealers shot dead by single bullet
Philippine mayor who publicly shamed drug dealers shot dead by single bullet

The mayor of a Philippines city was shot dead during a flag raising ceremony on Monday, police confirmed. Mr Albayalde said investigators would try to determine if the killing was connected with Mr Halili's anti-drug campaign. Trillanes called on the Philippine National Police to "follow only legal orders from their superiors" and urged the C...

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  • 92-year-old United States woman shot her son over care home plans
92-year-old United States woman shot her son over care home plans

Sgt. Bryant Vanegas of the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office told local stations KPHO and KTVK that there had been other incidents at that home in the past, but he would not elaborate further. Police said they had visited the residence before, following a verbal altercation between Blessing and her son. Mrs Blessing told police she had meant t...

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  • Dublin faces water restrictions as lush Ireland swelters
Dublin faces water restrictions as lush Ireland swelters

Any use of a hosepipe in this period could see you being penalised. What is a hosepipe ban? Water companies are granted the power to impose restrictions in times of "serious shortage", under the Flood and Water Management Act 2010. "Every effort someone makes in their home or business impacts their neighbour and community and we are asking ever...

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  • German conservatives urge Merkel, Seehofer to settle migrant row
German conservatives urge Merkel, Seehofer to settle migrant row

Horst Seehofer also leads the CSU party which has partnered with Ms Merkel's Christian Democrats for seven decades. Mrs Merkel refused, saying a solution that involves other European nations was needed. In high-stakes crisis talks overnight, Merkel had put to rest for now a unsafe row with her hard-line interior minister, Horst Seehofer , tha...

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  • Australian Archbishop Sentenced to Year's Detention for Not Reporting Sexual Abuse
Australian Archbishop Sentenced to Year's Detention for Not Reporting Sexual Abuse

The sentencing of the Catholic archbishop of Adelaide , Philip Wilson, is a global landmark in the search for justice by victims of child sexual abuse . "So I am content that we've done something in Australia that nobody else has been able to manage". Wilson was an assistant priest when Fletcher, a Catholic priest based in the Hunter Valley of ...

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  • Trump says nuclear talks with North Korea 'going well'
Trump says nuclear talks with North Korea 'going well'

During his annual new year's speech , the North Korean dictator ordered his country's missile and nuclear weapons research sectors to mass produce ballistic missiles. Pompeo will visit Pyongyang for two days before heading to Tokyo to meet with South Korean and Japanese officials, according to State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert.

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  • Trump revokes Obama guidance on race in school admissions
Trump revokes Obama guidance on race in school admissions

At issue are a series of nonbinding guidelines, issued by the Education Department during the Obama administration, created to encourage schools to continue affirmative action policies in the face of legal restrictions and looming challenges .

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  • Russia: US Lawmakers Visit Ahead of Trump, Putin Summit
Russia: US Lawmakers Visit Ahead of Trump, Putin Summit

Russian President Vladimir Putin is expected to visit Serbia in the coming autumn, Serbia's Foreign Minister Ivica Dacic said on Friday. "I think that the resumption of dialogue between the parliamentarians is going to be a very timely event on the eve of the forthcoming meeting between the two presidents,"Â Lavrov said, according to an officia...

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  • We'd be at war with North Korea if it wasn't for me
We'd be at war with North Korea if it wasn't for me

My colleagues Ellen Nakashima and Joby Warrick reported that evidence gathered by US intelligence officials in the weeks since the June 12 summit led to the conclusion that North Korea "does not intend to fully surrender its nuclear stockpile, and instead is considering ways to hide the number of weapons it has and secret production facilities"...

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