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Houthi Forces Claim Missile Strike off Port of Hodeidah

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The battle for Hodeidah marks a major milestone in a war that has battered Yemen's civilians for years, since the Iran-backed Houthis overthrew the country's government. A statement posted Saturday on the Houthis' official news agency, SABA, quoted Ahmed Taresh, the head of Hodeida airport, as adding that airstrikes have completely destroyed the airport. Read More »

Growing row over migration threatens German coalition

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Europe needs a unified approach to migration that addresses the interests of every member state, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Wednesday, noting that Italy did not feel it was receiving sufficient support from other European Union states. Read More »

Rescued migrant ship arrives in Spain

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The coast guard said on Twitter it had rescued 507 people from 59 small dinghies in the Gibraltar strait, where it also found the four bodies. A staff of 2,320, including volunteers, translators and health officials, were waiting on shore. Read More »

Taliban say ceasefire will not be extended, fighting to resume

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Ghani's extension of the government's eight-day ceasefire , which had been due to expire Tuesday night, drew immediate worldwide support and calls for the Taliban to follow suit. The freakish images served as powerful propaganda for both sides and have fanned hopes among war-weary Afghans for the ceasefire to continue. People say they are exhausted of war. Read More »

At least 1 dead in New Jersey arts festival shooting

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Authorities said about 1,000 people were in the area when the shooting started. He said two suspects opened fire around 2.45am during the Art All Night festival that showcases local art, music, food and films. The casualties were confirmed by the Mercer County Prosecutor's office. A witness also told the publication he saw a fight breakout before the gunshots began. Read More »

'Very Unfair!': Trump Slams 'Tough Sentence' for Ex-Campaign Chair Paul Manafort

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The new charges were unsealed last week against Paul Manafort and Kilimnik, who worked in the Ukraine offices of Manafort's firm, Davis Manafort Partners International (DMI). In response, prosecutors filed additional documents showing extensive lobbying contacts by the group in the United States, which they said showed "the falsity of his representation". Read More »

Trump Foundation sued by New York AG

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In the lawsuit , Democratic Attorney General Barbara Underwood said The Donald J. Trump Foundation "was little more than a checkbook for payments from Mr. "I won't settle this case!" he wrote . Trump himself delivered the expected tweet on Friday morning: "The IG Report is a total disaster for Comey, his minions and sadly, the Federal Bureau of Investigation". Read More »

China retaliates immediately after U.S. announces tariffs

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Hours later - early Saturday in China - the nation's Finance Ministry issued a list of 545 product categories, also covering about $34 billion in exports from the USA, to be subject to an additional 25 percent tariff starting July 6. Trump kicked off the action in March with the announcement that the United States would impose tariffs on Chinese goods as punishment for the theft of U.S. Read More »

Law to ban 'upskirting' photos blocked by UK lawmaker

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The PM said she was "disappointed" the bill had failed to progress. So, however worthy the cause, he insists on proper, extensive scrutiny, and he has spent most Commons Fridays for the last 20 years doing just that. We knew this was a risk - but I now stand with powerful, passionate women and men behind me, and I am confident that (junior minister) Lucy Frazer is committed to - and will - close this gap in the law. Read More »

Border Patrol investigating after SUV seen striking man

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The video shared on Facebook and Twitter appeared to show a Border Patrol vehicle hitting a man in the Tohono O'odham reservation around 60 miles southwest of Tucson, on Thursday, causing him to fall to the floor. Still, he said , leaders of the impoverished tribe were anxious about provoking the USA government and risking federal funds. Robert G. Daniels, a spokesman for the Arizona Border Patrol, told The New York Times the agency could not reveal the identity of the agent involved ... Read More »

U.S. president's administration owns its cruel policy of separating families

Inside the Trump administration, current and former officials say, there is considerable unease about the policy , which is regarded by some charged with carrying it out as unfeasible in practice and questionable morally. "I'm looking at both of them", Donald Trump told Fox News. "I hate the children being taken away", Trump said during an impromptu media appearance on the White House lawn, blaming without evidence the law and Democrats for the policy his Justice Department initiated. Read More »

China pledges to 'immediately' retalliate to Donald Trump's latest tariffs

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Like the United States tariffs , China's retaliatory tariffs will be rolled out in two waves, the Finance Ministry said . US President Donald Trump announced that the US would begin collecting 25 percent tariffs on Chinese goods worth $50 billion (roughly €43 billion) from July 6, repeating his pledge to clamp down on what he deems unfair trade practices by China. Read More »

Taxi driver who drove into crowd lost control of vehicle: Moscow mayor

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The driver in the crash on Saturday has been detained, police said. Moscow's traffic management authority said the driver had a licence issued in Kyrgyzstan and had not driven into the crowd of people deliberately. "Several people were injured, who have already received the necessary assistance". Two Mexican women are among the injured eight who have been taken to hospital, with one still in a serious condition. Read More »

U.S. immigration crackdown has separated nearly 2,000 minors from their families

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As the adults are being charged with a crime and detained, the children that travel with them are being separated and classed as unaccompanied minors. Numerous 1,500 children in the facility, a former Walmart, might more readily agree with a part of Obama's 2014 speech that is not on the wall: "Our immigration system is broken - and everybody knows it". Read More »

Eid al-Fitr Begins Friday in Lebanon

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S. Zaheer Hasan, a spokesman for the United Muslim Association of Toledo. Delivering the Sermon at the Siaka Stevens National Stadium, the officiating Imam, Sheik Abubakarr Conteh admonished all Muslims to maintain the discipline learned in the Holy month of Ramadan. Read More »

23-foot-long python swallows Indonesian woman

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The stomach-churning incident left residents of the remote village in Southeast Sulawesi, Indonesia, terrified for their lives. Despite being nonvenomous, they are capable of killing an individual simply by coiling around it and constricting it till their hearts stop. Read More »

Dozens of protests on Trump policy separating immigrant families planned for Thursday

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Dismissing the emotional and psychological impacts of family separation, Kelly said children will "be taken care of-put into foster care or whatever ". -Mexico border would be separated from their children while awaiting processing. "If you're smuggling a child, we're going to prosecute you, and that child will be separated from you, probably, as required by law". Read More »

United States, double the number of Marines in Norway

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The embassy went on to say that increasing US troops in the Nordic country "could lead to rising tensions and trigger an arms race, destabilizing the situation in northern Europe". In 2017, the first batch of U.S. Marines arrived in Norway , marking the first time foreign troops were posted in the country since World War II. However Mrs Soereide said that there would not be a permanent United States base in Norway . Read More »

Trump says his agreement with North Korea will be good for China

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President Trump on Friday expressed admiration for the way Kim Jong Un is treated by North Koreans. Speaking to reporters outside the White House, Trump said president Barack Obama told him before he took office that the "most risky problem" for the United States was North Korea's nuclear weapons program. Read More »

Brian Karem Defends Challenging WH Press Secretary

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Where does it say in the Bible that it's moral to take children away from their mothers? Sanders , a devout Southern Baptist whose father is both a former Arkansas Governor and an ordainer minister, didn't predict how long she'll stay in the West Wing but said she asks the Almighty for help answering that question. Read More »

Taliban, Afghan security forces hug during Eid ceasefire

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They were unarmed and were met with greetings and hugs by civilians and soldiers as the war-torn county is seeing an unprecedented ceasefire for the Eid holiday. Wearing traditional headgear, traffic jams formed in the capital as people stopped to take pictures of the fighters waving both their flag and the Afghan flag. Read More »

US, S Korea Discuss Future of Joint Military Drills

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During the phone talks with Mattis, Onodera also said he underscored the importance of the presence of the USA military in South Korea for security in East Asia. The US maintains around 30,000 troops in South Korea, as well as a base for Air Force fighter plane squadrons. They also are a means of showing allied solidarity, which is part of the psychology of deterring enemy attack. Read More »

Theresa May accused of being 'sneaky' on Brexit Bill

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May avoided nearly certain defeat in the Commons on Tuesday by assuring rebels that their concerns about having a "meaningful vote" on the final Brexit deal would be addressed. The amendment passed by the House of Commons means that the watchdog will now have this power, and will also set environmental principles in primary legislation. Read More »

Eight injured after taxi runs into crowd in central Moscow

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The city's mayor said the driver lost control of the auto, while Russia's Interfax news agency quoted an unnamed source as saying he had fallen asleep at the wheel. Mexico are due to play Germany at the Luzhniki Stadium on Sunday in the city and two Mexican women are in a stable condition after the incident, the country's embassy in Moscow said on Twitter. Read More »

Seven World Cup fans injured after Moscow taxi crashed into crowd

Moscow traffic authority has published a photograph which shows two ambulances at the scene. Preliminary information indicated that the driver lost control of the vehicle. The driver is reported to have tried to flee the scene, but was arrested by police. Thousands of Mexican soccer fans have descended on Russian Federation for the World Cup , which is taking place in 11 cities until July 15. Read More »

Two Kansas City Sheriff's Deputies Dead Following Shooting

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Wyandotte County sheriff's Maj. Officials identified the deputies that died in the shooting as Patrick Rohrer, 35, and Theresa King, 44. One of the mortally wounded deputies managed to shoot the suspect, who remains hospitalized. Looking out a window, he saw three people on the ground in a parking lot behind the building, Garcia told the Kansas City Star . "We must never forget the risk taken each day by our law enforcement personnel, and we must ever remember that they deserve our ... Read More »

Father's Day weekend will be dangerously hot, meteorologists warn

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EXTENDED: As an upper level ridge builds over the area and strengthens, it will cause temperatures to rise into the mid 90s for highs starting Friday and lasting through Sunday . It's reasonably likely that Washington will hit 90, and humidity levels will be noticeably higher than previous days. Tuesday: Rain early and then partly sunny and nice. Read More »

Grenfell Tower fire: How are children getting on now? - CBBC Newsround

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Mr Lammy appealed for the quest for justice to be renewed, saying: "Justice, answers and the healing that follows from knowing never, ever, ever again can people die in a preventable fire, and all of those who live in the surrounding area can be so traumatised by the pain of what they saw that night and what they carry in their hearts now as a effect". Read More »

North Korea starts returning remains of United States soldiers

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I can now say, 'Well, we have a problem.' I gave him a very direct number. Trump later told reporters he was joking. "I can call him", Trump said. "It's amusing when you see the fake news", he said. In the US, Fox News is routinely criticized for its coverage of Trump. Seoul's Defense Ministry says Defense Minister Song Young-moo held "deep" discussions about the drills with U.S. Read More »