• Liu Xia, wife of late Nobel Peace Prize victor, leaves China
Liu Xia, wife of late Nobel Peace Prize victor, leaves China

The Chinese government has confirmed the widow of Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo has left China for Germany, saying Liu Xia is seeking medical treatment. The last time China let a high-profile political prisoner leave was in 2012, when blind activist Chen Guangcheng was allowed to fly to NY after escaping from house arrest and hiding for s...

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  • One dead, 20 injured in Wonderboom plane crash
One dead, 20 injured in Wonderboom plane crash

The scene of the plane crash in Pretoria. Emer-G-Med Chief Operating Officer Jurgen Kotze said the four critically injured patients were still entrapped in the aircraft. Once treated, the patients will be transported, as well as airlifted by the ER24 medical helicopter, to nearby hospitals. Paramedic Xander Loubser from BestCare Ambulance Servi...

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  • EgyptAir flight MS804: French investigators says fire likely cause
EgyptAir flight MS804: French investigators says fire likely cause

The EgyptAir Flight MS804 was en route from Paris to Cairo when it crashed in the Mediterranean Sea on May 19, 2016, killing all 66 people on board. "Reports on news sites suggesting that the cause of the crash was a fire inside the cockpit have no basis", the statement said, in an apparent reference to the BEA statement.

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  • Teaneck community mourns 5 family members killed in crash
Teaneck community mourns 5 family members killed in crash

The vehicle came to rest on the median, while the pickup truck continued to travel southbound in the northbound lanes and was hit by a minivan carrying the New Jersey family, Jaffe said. "They're all gone, gone". "This guy took it all away", said the girls' uncle, Danny Trinidad, 59, from the family's Teaneck, N.J., home. "So far, we're holding up,...

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  • Group beats 92-year-old man with brick and spews racist slurs
Group beats 92-year-old man with brick and spews racist slurs

Rodriguez, who doesn't understand English, still has no idea why he was attacked, his grandson, Erik Mendoza, told KCBS . Deputy D'Angelo Robinson said that "We are concerned, especially with the type of crime they committed..." Rodriguez suffered a bloodied and bruised face as well as a broken cheekbone and two broken ribs , reports Fox 11 ...

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  • Dominic Raab is the new Brexit secretary
Dominic Raab is the new Brexit secretary

Much will depend on European reactions to May´s plan and she is due to meet with German Chancellor Angela Merkel later on Tuesday at the Western Balkans Summit in London . He said: "Two years to come to a position". The MP for Aylesbury campaigned to remain in the European Union. But as Foreign Secretary in May's government, he was prone to ga...

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  • YouTube to fight conspiracy theory videos by showing users Wikipedia links
YouTube to fight conspiracy theory videos by showing users Wikipedia links

YouTube's role in promoting conspiracy theories has flared up in recent months. Many people want, value, and trust local news. Finally, Google says that it's going to start showing info cards from sources like Wikipedia and Encyclopædia Britannica alongside "a small number of well-established historical and scientific topics that have oft...

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  • UK PM Theresa May seeks unity amid chaos over Brexit plans
UK PM Theresa May seeks unity amid chaos over Brexit plans

Mrs May said she was "sorry - and a little surprised" by Mr Johnson's move after his apparent support on Friday. The resignations of Brexit Secretary David Davis and Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson prompted talk Monday of a coup to oust May as head of the ruling UK Conservative Party.

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  • Brexit row: Jeremy Hunt replaces Boris Johnson as United Kingdom foreign minister
Brexit row: Jeremy Hunt replaces Boris Johnson as United Kingdom foreign minister

That plan is now in tatters and her political future appears uncertain. "The Pound is now rattled after the resignation of Boris Johnson". May has hung on to power longer than many expected after she lost her majority in a June 2017 snap election that she had called in hopes of strengthening her hand in Brexit talks.

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  • Trump says Putin meeting may be ‘easiest’
Trump says Putin meeting may be ‘easiest’

But his trip to Brussels may end up being less controversial, said Dan Michaels, the Wall Street Journal Brussels bureau chief. And It is not to sugarcoat Trump's gross failure to understand that U.S. Mr. Trump's weeklong trip to Europe will continue with a stop in Scotland before ending with a sit-down in Helsinki with Putin, whose country...

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  • Trump picks his Supreme Court nominee, big reveal tonight
Trump picks his Supreme Court nominee, big reveal tonight

Donald Trump said: "What matters is not a judges political views but whether they can set aside those views to do what the law and the constitution require". "Justice Kennedy devoted his career to securing liberty". Kennedy's replacement also could be more willing to allow states to carry out executions and could support undoing earlier court ...

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  • Japan struggles in the wake of worst flooding in decades
Japan struggles in the wake of worst flooding in decades

He explained, " Rescues, saving lives and evacuations are a race against time ". "We've never had this kind of rain before", a Japanese Meteorological Agency official said . Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has canceled an overseas trip to cope with the disaster, which at one point forced several million from their homes. Japanese government spokes...

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  • Rights groups cautiously hail Liu Xia departure
Rights groups cautiously hail Liu Xia departure

Thanks to everyone who has helped and cared for her these few years. "If I can't leave, I'll die in my home", she said. " China hopes to team up with Germany", he said. China has previously criticized calls by Western governments for Liu's release, saying that foreign countries were making "improper remarks" over what Beijing sees as a domestic af...

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  • Boris Johnson’s resignation over Brexit, explained
Boris Johnson’s resignation over Brexit, explained

But leading pro-Brexit legislator Jacob Rees-Mogg said "I don't think a no-confidence vote is immediately in the offing". They quit amid divisions in the government over Brexit. European Council President Donald Tusk said Monday that "the mess caused by Brexit is the biggest problem in the history of EU-UK relations and it is still very far from be...

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  • Government Will Miss Deadline To Reunify Young Children With Parents
Government Will Miss Deadline To Reunify Young Children With Parents

SAN DIEGO At least 50 immigrant children under age 5 will be released with their parents by Tuesday's court-ordered deadline for the Trump administration to reunify families forcibly separated at the border, a government attorney said today.

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  • WhatsApp launches media blitz to dispel fake news woes
WhatsApp launches media blitz to dispel fake news woes

If WhatsApp finds the link to be malicious, it adds a label called "suspicious link". The Suspicious Link Detection feature will be included in WhatsApp's next update. This time, the platform has received the ability to automatically hide shared media from appearing in your phone gallery. The ... Apart from this feature, the other steps ini...

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  • Divers begin final push to rescue remaining boys, coach in Thailand cave
Divers begin final push to rescue remaining boys, coach in Thailand cave

Technology billionaire Elon Musk went into the cave on Monday and left the rescue team with a "kid-sized" submarine his company SpaceX had built, Thailand's interior Minister Anupong Paochinda said . "So I've been asking for three days". The boys had a good appetite but were mainly being given bland, easily digestible foods. The authorites...

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  • Federal government advises against 'non-essential' travel to Haiti amid protests
Federal government advises against 'non-essential' travel to Haiti amid protests

Several airlines, including American Airlines , Delta and Jet Blue, have cancelled most flights to Port-au-Prince. The Haitian government suspended a fuel price hike Saturday after widespread violence broke out across the capital and in the northern city of Cap-Haitien.

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  • Six Former OSU Wrestling Coaches Release Statement Defending Jim Jordan
Six Former OSU Wrestling Coaches Release Statement Defending Jim Jordan

Others, including Jordan, have questioned the credibility of DiSabato, the first and most public former wrestler to make the allegations against Strauss and Jordan. - UNITED District of ColumbiaS - JUNE 26: Rep. Jim Jordan , R-Ohio, talks with reporters after a meeting of the House Republican Conference in the Capitol on June 26, 2018.

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  • Judge Brett Kavanaugh: In His Own Words
Judge Brett Kavanaugh: In His Own Words

JCN played an active role in opposing the 2016 candidacy of Merrick Garland to the Supreme Court - a nomination that died during the final months of the Obama presidency - and supported the nomination and subsequent confirmation of Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court previous year.

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