• Missile that downed Malaysian airliner came from Russian base: probe
Missile that downed Malaysian airliner came from Russian base: probe

Russia's defence ministry said it had nothing to do with the downing of the jet. Wilbert Paulissen , head of the crime squad of the Netherlands' national police, said the missile had been fired from a carrier belonging to Russia's 53rd Anti-Aircraft Brigade.

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  • Former college football player takes bullets in school shooting while protecting students
Former college football player takes bullets in school shooting while protecting students

Jowitt said the situation was "resolved extremely quickly", and the student was taken into custody. The male teen allegedly opened fire in an in middle school classroom on Friday morning, leaving one student and one teacher injured. "Thank you to the first responders from Noblesville & Fishers for their immediate action & care". The high scho...

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  • ZTE may live, as Trump administration reportedly reaches deal to revive it
ZTE may live, as Trump administration reportedly reaches deal to revive it

Earlier this week, speculation that a deal was in the works sparked objections on Capitol Hill . "Commerce Department has been instructed to get it done!" "Both parties in Congress should come together to stop this deal in its tracks", said the New York Democrat.

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  • Iran nuclear deal 'in intensive care' as signatories meet in Vienna
Iran nuclear deal 'in intensive care' as signatories meet in Vienna

On Wednesday, Iranian supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said Iran would not discuss its missile programme in any new deal, as demanded by the USA, and said European countries had to compensate Iran if it experienced a dip in oil sales.

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  • Putin, Macron bond over shared unease at Trump's actions
Putin, Macron bond over shared unease at Trump's actions

Yet even after Britain accused Russia of orchestrating a nerve-gas attack on its soil - further souring EU-Russia ties - Macron has stressed that ostracising Moscow would not yield results. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, third right, also seen at a big screen, gestures as Bloomberg Editor-in-Chief John Micklethwait, left, French President ...

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  • Yulia Skripal breaks her silence after nerve agent attack
Yulia Skripal breaks her silence after nerve agent attack

British authorities have said Russian Federation was responsible for the poisoning that left Skripal, 33, and her father Sergei , 66, in critical condition. Russian Federation has denied any involvement in the suspected nerve agent attack , claiming it was "staged" by the British government to fuel discontent with Moscow.

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  • Tamil Nadu violence: CPI demands resignation of CM K Palaniswami
Tamil Nadu violence: CPI demands resignation of CM K Palaniswami

Since February, residents of the port city of Tuticorin have protested against the expansion of a copper smelting plant and demanded its closure because of environmental concerns. The court also directed the Centre to hold a public hearing within four months before granting environment clearance to the plant. This, a fallout of the violent protests...

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  • Congress threatens to block deal between White House and China on ZTE
Congress threatens to block deal between White House and China on ZTE

ZTE and Huawei, another Chinese firm, have faced intense scrutiny since a 2012 report from Congress warned that the companies' technology could be used by the Chinese government to conduct surveillance on the U.S. William Evanina, the acting director of the National Counterintelligence and Security Center, said at his May 15 confirmation hearing th...

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  • Ireland set to repeal abortion ban in historic vote
Ireland set to repeal abortion ban in historic vote

He thinks a majority of voters will choose to liberalize abortion laws. Abortion has always been illegal in Ireland , but in 1983, pro-life activists pressured the government to make future abortion legislation more hard and a referendum to amend the constitution was held.

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  • Syrian Media: US Coalition Airstrikes Hit Syrian Army Positions
Syrian Media: US Coalition Airstrikes Hit Syrian Army Positions

Hezbollah's electronic unit named the "War Media Centre", tweeted at about 1.30am local time that the United States coalition had carried out attacks against two Syrian regime force targets in the east of the country, near the T2 pumping station.

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  • Washington State Patrol investigates how a handgun ended up in driver's bumper
Washington State Patrol investigates how a handgun ended up in driver's bumper

Gill said the driver saw a small black object hit the front of his auto while he was driving down Interstate 5, but he continued on. A driver in Washington state pulled over to get gas only to find a small handgun stuck in his bumper. There didn't seem to be serious damage, so the driver thought nothing of it and drove another 18 miles before s...

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  • Taiwan air force scrambles as Chinese bombers fly round island
Taiwan air force scrambles as Chinese bombers fly round island

The Presidential Office called a rare press conference in the evening, following the announcement that African ally Burkina Faso had severed diplomatic ties with Taiwan. Taiwanese observers say Beijing appears eager to bring all of Africa into its diplomatic orbit before hosting a China-Africa summit in September.

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  • Flags set to honor veterans
Flags set to honor veterans

Jim Wallis, Commander, American Legion Post 44 continues, "This is a way for us to honor the people who fought for the freedom that we have today. They deserve to be remembered and appreciated", he commented. The event will including a keynote address by Retired Colonel Anita Deason. Wednesday flags were placed at Park Cemetery and tonight flags we...

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  • United Kingdom admits will pay Brexit bill before agreeing trade deal
United Kingdom admits will pay Brexit bill before agreeing trade deal

But a status-quo transition period through 2020 means those are less pressing than the need for an Irish border deal which both sides want as part of a pre-withdrawal treaty. "I have to say on the basis of this week's discussions, I am a bit concerned because the pre-condition for fruitful discussions has to be that the United Kingdom accepts the c...

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  • Hannibal kicks off summer reading program with outdoor party
Hannibal kicks off summer reading program with outdoor party

Summer reading isn't just for the kids, though - Ascension Parish Library is introducing Beanstack this year. For children birth to age 3, Grove said the summer program builds on the 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten initiative started past year, encouraging parents to read to babies and toddlers.

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  • MH17: Russian Federation 'liable' for downing airliner over Ukraine
MH17: Russian Federation 'liable' for downing airliner over Ukraine

Russian Federation has denied any involvement in the plane's destruction. He said it would be tough to pursue Moscow in court. It has previously insisted that none of its weapons were used to bring down MH17. ". We have been part of the joint investigation team for nearly four years now, and we will continue to pursue this matter to obtain just...

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  • Two men set off bomb in restaurant in Canada, 15 wounded
Two men set off bomb in restaurant in Canada, 15 wounded

More than a dozen people were injured after an improvised explosive device was detonated inside a restaurant in Mississauga, a Canadian city neighbouring Toronto. "We haven't ruled anything out as we start our investigation". "There is a blast in Indian restaurant Bombay Bhel in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada ".

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  • President Trump: 'SPYGATE' Could Be One of the Biggest Scandals in History
President Trump: 'SPYGATE' Could Be One of the Biggest Scandals in History

Over the weekend, the president demanded the Department of Justice to start an investigation into the matter. The New York Times and other outlets struck back with fact-checks of Trump's claims. intelligence community is biased against Republicans . Speaking to reporters Wednesday, Trump said he expects "total transparency" from Justice of...

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  • 2 injured in shooting at Indiana middle school; male student in
2 injured in shooting at Indiana middle school; male student in

Authorities do not believe there are any more suspects, but confirmed there have been additional threats made at other area schools, including one at Noblesville High School. At the nearby Noblesville East Middle School, "everybody just got so scared" and a lot of people were crying, one sixth-grade girl told ABC affiliate RTV in Indianapolis.

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  • Parents sue 30-year-old son to move out of house
Parents sue 30-year-old son to move out of house

A 30-year-old man was ordered to vacate his parent's Syracuse-area home Tuesday after they sued him because he refused to leave. (But can you guess why?). Aggravating matters, Rotondo told of no longer even being able to use the laundry machines at his paren's house anymore. Despite the outcome, Rotondo said his fight isn't over yet.

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