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Seven sailors missing after United States destroyer collides with container ship

The 7th Fleet commander, Vice Admiral Joseph Aucoin, thanked the Japanese coast guard in a post on the fleet's Facebook page, adding: "We are committed to ensuring the safe return of the ship to port in Yokosuka". The destroyer suffered severe damage to its starboard side, while the container ship sustained light damage. The damage of the right side of the USS Fitzgerald . Read More »

Republican baseball practice gunman `had list of names´

Scalise is still in critical condition at Medstar Washington Hospital Center, but an update Thursday indicated that his condition had improved after a second surgery. "On balance I think it's good we're showing the resiliency that we are not letting this tragedy keep us down", Murphy said. Sava said that after being released from the hospital, Scalise would "require a period of healing and rehabilitation". Read More »

Judge declares mistrial in Cosby case

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Cosby also said he gave Constand three half-tablets of the cold and allergy medicine Benadryl to help her relax before what he insisted was a consensual sexual encounter at his home . hotel room in the 1990s. Constand's mother also testified that Cosby called her and apologized for what he had done to Andrea. "Overtly arrogant, collaborating with the district attorney", said her statement, which was read by Mr Wyatt. Read More »

Greek PM renews call for lenders to tackle Greece's debt

Greece faced pressure today to accept a bailout deal with no new debt relief so that it can meet huge repayments and avert a fresh crisis this summer. It faced more criticism Thursday when more than 2,000 elderly protesters marched through central Athens to demonstrate against further pension cuts. Read More »

Confederations Cup Preview: teams and star players

The All Whites will play Russian Federation in their opening match of the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup on June 18 (NZT) in Saint Petersburg . "But we will be able to check whether we've done everything right only once we play in official matches". Read More »

Senate votes to strengthen sanctions on both Russian Federation and Iran

Republican senators said Tuesday they expected Trump to sign the bill , which will still need to be passed in the House before it goes to the President's desk. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson told a Senate panel Tuesday he was wary of actions that could interfere with the administration's efforts to improve relations with Russian Federation. Read More »

Simon Cowell to announce charity single for London fire victims

In an interview on Radio 4's Today programme, Mr Green said the £5 million emergency fund had been "mentioned as though that's the total figure". Police had previously put the death toll at 30. Previously, the Metropolitan Police had confirmed 30 people had been killed in the inferno; the announcement Saturday almost doubles that number. Read More »

President Trump to reverse parts of Obama's Cuba policy

During the 2016 presidential campaign, Trump vowed to reverse the Obama administration's policies that have "enriched the Cuban military regime and increased repressions on the island", an administration official said. "But it's up to Raúl Castro to make that happen", a senior White House official said. On the campaign trail, Trump called the Obama administration's moves to restore relations with Cuba "a bad deal" and tweeted a threat to "terminate it." Trump's new policy will eliminate ... Read More »

Six policemen killed in terrorist attack in Kashmir's Anantnag district

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The bodies were recovered by a troop of 90 Battalion Central Reserve Police Force ( CRPF ), Special Operation Group (SOG) and Rashtriya Rifles. More than 20 civilians were injured during the protests, which continued till late evening. A bullet reportedly hit a youngster Muhammad Ashraf Khar wounding him critically. Adil had also joined the militancy a year ago. Shah appreciated the mothers, sisters, old and young "who came up against Indian forces and in solidarity with their Mujahideen ... Read More »

Sinn Féin protests to Theresa May over Tory-DUP link

DUP leader Arlene Foster, who has travelled to Westminster for talks with the Tories, said she hoped a deal could be reached 'sooner rather than later'. The Tories need the support of 10 DUP MPs to form the government in the United Kingdom after they failed to win a majority in the general elections. Read More »

Putin sick of Russians living in 'huts'

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Putin said that Comey's release of records of his conversations with President Donald Trump equated to being an activist, like former U.S. intelligence contractor Edward Snowden , who lives in Russian Federation under asylum. Yes, it continues from year to year. He reiterated his assentation that the anti-Russian sentiment in the U.S. come from internal political strife in America. Read More »

Islamic State leader Baghdadi 'may have been killed by Russia'

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The group and lone wolves inspired by it have claimed numerous terror attacks from the U.S. to the Philippines, via Europe and the Middle East. Russian forces claim they have killed two more Isis field commanders named as Abu Omar al-Beljiki and Abu Yassin al-Masri, in air strikes near the eastern Syrian city of Deir Ezzor. Read More »

Golden State Warriors: 5 takeaways from Game 5 vs

And then the much-anticipated Woj Bomb popped up on my phone. Curry, of course, hugged Wanda first, but when he and Kevin finally embraced Curry can be heard joyfully shouting "Is this what you came here for?!" Yes. 1 for Durant. Durant and Curry were unstoppable; Durant scored 30 points or more in all five Finals games, averaging 35 points, eight rebounds and five assists. Read More »

What you missed from this weekend's Tony Awards

Best musical went to Dear Evan Hansen , a musical about anxiety disorder and coming of age in the internet era. Don't ever try to get Bette Midler off the stage! Bette Midler stole the show at last night's Tony Awards in NY, where she won the " Best Actress in a Musical " prize for her role in Hello, Dolly! on Broadway. Read More »

Cosby's lawyer, judge clash as jury pushes patience, clock

Since Thursday morning, when the jurors told Montgomery County Court of Common Pleas Judge Steven O'Neill they were having trouble reaching agreement, they have spent almost 24 hours either discussing the case in a conference room or re-hearing trial testimony in the courtroom. Read More »

Palestinians reject ISIL claim of Jerusalem attacks

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ordered the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to reproach the BBC after the British news channel released what the premier deemed to be a biased report describing Friday's terror attack , which resulted in the death of a 23-year-old border policewoman. Read More »

London fire: Police say 58 people assumed dead in tower block

I watched the flames". He came to Britain in 2014 with his brother. "People are wondering why it seemed to burn very quickly". He came to the United Kingdom because he had ambitions and aims for his life and for his family. Some people then left the building though others remained inside. "Grenfell Tower itself is 120 flats". Responding to concerns about the speed at which the identities of the dead are being released, Commander Cundy added: "I absolutely understand the frustration of ... Read More »

Donald Trump has no intention to fire Robert Mueller: White House

Mueller , who was appointed to oversee the investigation last month, was roundly praised by Democrats and Republicans as the right person for the job, but Trump was not pleased. It would be one man's word against the other. His comments appeared to take the White House by surprise. Under the regulation, Special Counsel Mueller may be fired only for good cause, and I am required to put that cause in writing. Read More »

Senate Votes 98-2 to Impose New Sanctions on Iran, Russia

The administration fears that the sanctions, passed on a 98-2 vote Thursday, will tie its hands in dealing with Moscow, Politico reports , citing a senior White House official. (R-Tenn.), the chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee, said ahead of the vote. Tehran has repeatedly stated that its ballistic missiles are not capable of carrying nuclear warheads and that its missile tests do not violate United Nations resolution 2231, which calls on Iran to refrain from any activities ... Read More »

PM Theresa May confident of securing deal to stay in power

Foster also said that while the eurosceptic DUP "believe in Brexit", they recognize the unique geography on the island of Ireland and want to see pragmatic talks between the European Union and Britain about what works for both the British province of Northern Ireland and the Irish Republic, an EU member. Read More »

Trump goes from regal to rustic at Camp David

Trump on Saturday became the 14th president to visit Camp David , which originally was a getaway for federal workers and their families . "The first family heads to Camp David ". News & World Report, wrote about presidential getaways in his book "From Mount Vernon to Crawford: A History of the Presidents and Their Retreats". In advance of the president's visit, the National Park Service said on its website, "Due to increased security measures, portions of Catoctin Mountain Park will ... Read More »

US keeps effort to shield young immigrants from deportation

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Kelly said in a statement, Thursday, he was rescinding the initiative because there was no credible path forward to litigate the now enjoined policy. The program was created under former President Barack Obama with the intention to protect from deportation an estimated 3.5 million undocumented parents of children who are either citizens or permanent residents, while providing them a two-year renewable work permit. Read More »

President Trump's Businesses Are Bringing In A Lot Of Money

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He also reported Dollars 37.2 million in income in the past year from Mar-a-Lago, the private Florida resort where he hosted the president of China and ordered missile strikes against Syria. The largest component of Trump's income was $115.9 million listed as golf-resort related revenues from Trump National Doral in Miami, down from $132 million he reported a year ago. Read More »

Knives coming out: Trump fans float idea of firing investigator Mueller

Then the story took an even more interesting turn last night and this morning with several key Republicans backing the idea of firing Mueller. Trump does have the authority to remove the special counsel. "Well, as predicted, the 9th Circuit did it again - Ruled against the TRAVEL BAN at such a risky time in the history of our country", Trump tweeted , ending it with, "S.C.", a reference to the Supreme Court, to which the Trump administration intends to take its case. Read More »

Donald Trump confirms he is under investigation for firing James Comey

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Trump's tweet appears to be a reference to a memo Rosenstein issued shortly after assuming his position in the DOJ. The White House confirmed that Mr. Rosenstein has been overseeing the Russian Federation probe since shortly after Attorney General Jeff Sessions recused himself . Mr Flynn was forced to resign less than a month into Mr Trump's presidency over concerns that he had misled Vice President Mike Pence about the content of conversations he had with Russian officials during ... Read More »

What You Need to Know About President Trump's New Cuba Policy

Trump's reversal will reinstate a number of travel and commercial restrictions between the USA and Cuba . Trump said his new policy will tighten rules on travel and on sending funds to Cuba . Here's what the White House says it will do. Nor are there plans to reinstate limits that Obama lifted on the amount of the island's coveted rum and cigars that Americans can bring home for personal use. Read More »

Taylor Swift returns to streaming services

As Buzzfeed summarized, Swift pulled all her music from Spotify in late 2014. Swift's decision on Thursday applies to all streaming services . Mere hours before the release of Katy Perry's purposeful pop LP Witness , it looks like she may be thwarted by Taylor Swift . Now everyone can bop to all of her greatest hits, including "Our Song ", "You Belong With Me ", "Mean ", "I Knew You Were Trouble " and "Blank Space ". Read More »

US Student Hospitalized After Return From NKorea

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The North Korean government, on the other hand, says that the poster was stolen "pursuant to the U.S. government's hostile policy toward (the North), in a bid to impair the unity of its people after entering it as a tourist". The 22-year-old student from the University of Virginia has been in a state of coma for more than a year after contracting botulism soon after he was sentenced to 15 years of hard labor in a trial by the DPRK supreme court on March 16, 2016, according to USA local ... Read More »

NORC poll: Most in U.S. think Trump meddled in Russian Federation probe

The president complained the probe is unfair and wondered why his defeated Democratic opponent wasn't getting the same scrutiny. "His concern was, because we're looking at the potential - again, that's the subject of the investigation - coordination between the campaign and Russian Federation, because it was President Trump - President-elect Trump's campaign, this person's view was, inevitably, his behavior, his conduct will fall within the scope of that work", Comey said . Read More »

Philip Hammond to prioritise economic prosperity in Brexit talks

Following talks in Dublin with the new Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar, she said that reaching a "sensible" Brexit had been the focus of their talks. The Conservative source said: "We're confident of getting an agreement, we're confident that the Queen's speech will be passed". "And we told her very directly that she was in breach of the Good Friday Agreement and we itemized those matters in which she was dilatory or in default in relation to that agreement", the Guardian reported. Read More »

Piers Morgan Apologizes to Ariana Grande After Criticizing Her For Leaving Manchester

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It also averaged 10.9 million viewers during the show. The concert was shown in 50 countries around the world and streamed via Facebook , YouTube and Twitter . Security at the concert was understandably tight, and was tightened further following another brutal terrorist attack that occurred late Saturday night, which saw three men drive a truck into a crowd only to later stab people in nearby pubs and restaurants. Read More »