• Draft is next up during NBA's dizzying days of deals
Draft is next up during NBA's dizzying days of deals

Lonzo Ball wants to stay home with the Los Angeles Lakers at No. 2, and it seems surer than ever he will. He arrived at college last summer expecting to hear his name called first overall in the next year's National Basketball Association draft, and on Thursday he will have that vision realized.

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  • London rescue workers: 'We refuse to forget you'
London rescue workers: 'We refuse to forget you'

Residents are to be evacuated from five council tower blocks over fire safety fears in the wake of the Grenfell Tower blaze. In a statement this evening Ms Gould said firefighters and council officials had inspected the estate today. "We are looking at every criminal offense from manslaughter onwards", Detective Superintendent Fiona McCormack t...

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  • Iran holds annual anti-Israel rallies, displays missiles
Iran holds annual anti-Israel rallies, displays missiles

State media reported that similar rallies were underway in other cities and towns in Iran . This year's commemoration coincides with an escalating power struggle for influence in the region between Iran and Saudi Arabia , together with its Gulf neighbours .

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  • North Korea conducts rocket engine test
North Korea conducts rocket engine test

North Korea has tested a rocket engine that could be fitted to an intercontinental ballistic missile, a U.S. official said, in an apparent provocation ahead of a summit between President Donald Trump and the leader of South Korea. China's top diplomat, Yang Jiechi, told Trump in a meeting at the White House that Beijing was willing to "maintain com...

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  • White House paints Handel win as Trump triumph
White House paints Handel win as Trump triumph

In an 11Alive News-Survey USA poll one week before Tuesday's runoff, just 5 percent of Trump voters said they would vote for Ossoff , while just 4 percent of Hillary Clinton voters said they would switch parties to vote for Handel. " Ossoff race better be a wake up call for Democrats - business as usual isn't working", tweeted Representat...

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  • President Trump Heads to Iowa Following GOP Congressional Wins
President Trump Heads to Iowa Following GOP Congressional Wins

At a closed-door Democratic caucus meeting the frustration was palpable, according to people who were in the room, despite Pelosi's efforts to frame the results as evidence of incremental Democratic progress in deep red districts. With the exception of the Ossoff-Handel race, Democrats were competitive, as a growing number of voters perhaps are...

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  • Army Repulses Pak Border Action Team, 2 Soldiers Killed In Firefight
Army Repulses Pak Border Action Team, 2 Soldiers Killed In Firefight

Defence Ministry sources said the Pakistan Army indulged in "unprovoked firing and shelling at Indian positions" with small arms, automatics and mortars. The Army said a BAT team comprising five to seven members were 600 metres within India, reported Hinudstan Times . In February 2000, seven months after the Kargil War, a Pakistani BAT killed ...

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  • Police who killed woman had less-lethal options
Police who killed woman had less-lethal options

She was later pronounced dead at the scene by fire department officials. Lyles had a previous run-in with police after calling them to her apartment, authorities said . "It will remain to be seen what will happen in this instance after the investigation is completed", O'Toole said. In a statement Sunday afternoon, Seattle Mayor Ed Murray d...

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  • Portugal goal against Mexico annulled after video review
Portugal goal against Mexico annulled after video review

The lead didn't last long, as Chicharito sent a rocket of a header into the goal to tie the game. "Of course belief is still there", said the 25-year-old, who plays for third-tier German side Unterhaching. When the man himself emerged for training at Moscow's Spartak stadium, he ignored waiting journalists before giving his teammates a quick no...

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  • 'Scalise took a bullet for all of us'
'Scalise took a bullet for all of us'

Democrats easily defeated Republicans 11-2 Thursday in the 2017 Congressional Baseball Game , in an annual tradition that took on renewed importance in the wake of Wednesday's shooting at a GOP baseball practice in Alexandria, Virginia. He also remains in critical condition Thursday following surgery. The man who shot House Majority Whip Stev...

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  • Grenfell Tower survivors to be rehomed in flats on luxury development
Grenfell Tower survivors to be rehomed in flats on luxury development

Eleanor Kelly, chief executive of Southwark Council and spokeswoman for the Grenfell Response Team, said: "Rehousing those residents affected by the Grenfell Tower fire as quickly as possible is our main priority, and I am pleased that a significant amount of housing has now been identified".

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  • DC Memorial for Slain Va. Teen Nabra Hassanen Set on Fire
DC Memorial for Slain Va. Teen Nabra Hassanen Set on Fire

The mosque holds prayers throughout the night during the observance of Ramadan, said Tajul Islam, a receptionist at the ADAMS Center. Most mourners were Muslim, but Christians and Jews attended as well. "God tells us in the Koran that we must respond to bad with good". The number of anti-Muslim crimes in the USA jumped 57 percent in 2016 to 2,2...

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  • Amit Shah meets Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray regarding Presidential polls
Amit Shah meets Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray regarding Presidential polls

The Sena's stance on Kovind's candidature in the upcoming election will be considered crucial as the party is a BJP partner both at the center and in Maharashtra. According to the source, during the meeting Shah appealed to the Sena to support the BJP's nominee for the president's post. Only last week, the Sena claimed that it could take an ind...

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  • US says it shot down Iranian-made drone in Syria
US says it shot down Iranian-made drone in Syria

Al-Tanf is a strategic point near the Syrian, Iraq and Jordanian borders. The drone was observed in the same area where another UAV was shot down on June 8. Its defense ministry said it plans to track joint coalition aircraft west of the Euphrates River and treat them as targets, officials said Monday. Tanf is the town on Syrian border with Jorda...

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  • In Georgia, Republicans aim to hang onto congressional seat
In Georgia, Republicans aim to hang onto congressional seat

A Trump versus the Democrats showdown was taking place Tuesday in a Georgia congressional district and Latinos had a part to play. Both candidates have called for more civility after the ballfield shootings in the race to represent Georgia's 6th District , a suburban stretch of north Atlanta that both parties consider crucial to win.

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  • Britain, EU begin formal Brexit talks
Britain, EU begin formal Brexit talks

London will then make a detailed proposal next week, Davis said. At the same time, while it was a priority, he said, to show progress in averting difficulties for troubled Northern Ireland as a result of being on a new EU-UK border, agreement on how the border would work would depend on wider future trade ties.

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  • 'Trooping the color' in London for queen's official birthday
'Trooping the color' in London for queen's official birthday

The 91-year-old monarch said it is "difficult to escape a very sombre mood" on what is normally a day of celebration. Queen Elizabeth II , accompanied by grandson Prince William , visited the site and met with the fire-fighters, volunteers, community members and kin of the victims and those missing.

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  • Summer Solstice 2017: Here's all you need to know
Summer Solstice 2017: Here's all you need to know

The solstice is based on the position of the sun when it reaches its northernmost point from the equator, not on a set date and time, the Almanac explained . That being said, happy summer solstice! The first day of summer nearly always falls on June 20 or 21. Thousands of people gathered at the Summer Solstice Festival Saturday afternoon, that...

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  • BRICS to combat terror funding
BRICS to combat terror funding

India on Monday asked the BRICS nations to back its efforts for the adoption of a comprehensive convention on terrorism at the UN and shed the ambiguity on "good" and "bad" terrorists, an apparent reference to Pakistan . Singh, said the grouping needed to cooperate on counter-terror measures. "We have also set up a joint working group on terrori...

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  • Putin: Former German leader Helmut Kohl molded his worldview
Putin: Former German leader Helmut Kohl molded his worldview

H. Kohl will remain forever in the memory of the Kazakhstani people as a wise person, who made a great contribution to the establishment and strengthening of bilateral friendly relations. Kohl was helped in securing German unity by his friendships with French President Francois Mitterrand and Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev , who approved North ...

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  • Trump Weighs Firing Mueller, According To Confidante
Trump Weighs Firing Mueller, According To Confidante

After President Donald Trump's friend, Chris Ruddy, said Monday night that Trump is considering firing Mueller, Rosenstein said in a Senate appropriations subcommittee hearing that Mueller can "only be fired for good cause", and it would be his job to put that good cause into writing.

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  • Mali tourist resort 'under attack'
Mali tourist resort 'under attack'

A Dingo tank of the Bundeswehr, the German armed forces, enters Camp Castor after returning from a trainings mission on March 6, 2017 in Gao, Mali. At least two people have been killed after gunmen stormed a popular tourist resort on the outskirts of Mali's capital, Bamako , according to officials.

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  • Boxer who was in critical condition after fight is dead, family says
Boxer who was in critical condition after fight is dead, family says

Hague's friend and fellow-fighter Cody Krahn revealed that the severity of the situation when he confirmed in a Facebook post that the 34-year-old was in a coma in hospital. He had been knocked down three times in the first round and a further two times in the second before it was waved off. A former UFC fighter who was reportedly knocked out i...

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  • Tougher Trump line toward Cuba delights hardliners on island
Tougher Trump line toward Cuba delights hardliners on island

Responding to President Donald Trump's announcement Friday that he is reversing the Obama administration's steps to normalize relations with Cuba , the Castro government said the United States is in no "condition to lecture us".

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  • Trump lawyer says President isn't under investigation, despite tweets
Trump lawyer says President isn't under investigation, despite tweets

President Donald Trump says he is being investigated for firing FBI Director James Comey by the man who told him to do it. To the contrary: Thanks to The Washington Post , we now know that collusion is only one of three subject areas that the FBI investigation , now led by special counsel Robert Mueller , is exploring.

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  • People Confirmed Dead in Grenfell Tower Fire With 70 Still Unaccounted For
People Confirmed Dead in Grenfell Tower Fire With 70 Still Unaccounted For

High-rise tower blocks dating from the 1960s and 1970s could be torn down in the wake of the deadly Grenfell Tower fire , London mayor Sadiq Khan said . The cause of the June 13th fire remains unclear, but safety experts point the finger at the building's new polyester-coated aluminum façade. While members of her party have suggested security...

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  • DUP hopeful of deal with Conservatives sooner rather than later, says Foster
DUP hopeful of deal with Conservatives sooner rather than later, says Foster

While May negotiates an agreement with the DUP , Jeremy Corbyn , leader of the Labour party , has repeatedly declared his readiness to form a minority government if she fails. After losing her parliamentary majority in a botched gamble on a snap election , Ms May is so weakened that her Brexit strategy has become the subject of public debate...

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  • UK's Hammond says economy should be priority in Brexit talks
UK's Hammond says economy should be priority in Brexit talks

Mr Davis added: "In the first round we are going to have pretty long meetings at roughly one week a month - which is much, much faster than any previous trade deal they have done". "It will be a brand new door, with a new Europe, a Europe without rebates, without complexity, with real powers and with unity", Verhofstadt said. "Party interest or nat...

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  • Divorce bill focus of Brexit talks on Monday
Divorce bill focus of Brexit talks on Monday

Nevertheless, it illustrated the challenge May will face in the remaining days before the European Union divorce talks begin: finding a position that satisfies both pro-European and eurosceptic factions of her party if she wants to remain in power.

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  • North Korea frees American student; parents say he's in coma
North Korea frees American student; parents say he's in coma

At the same time , his trips have also faced ridicule and criticism from some USA politicians and activists who view them as fodder for North Korean propaganda. Yun then met last week with the North Korean ambassador at the U.N.in NY. During his detention, Leigh said he was provided with one meal a day, and slept on a blanket on the floor.

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  • Decision Reached in Philando Castile Killing
Decision Reached in Philando Castile Killing

She says she's "very disappointed in the system here in the state of Minnesota". Later, she said: "My son loved this city, and this city killed my son". Officers then force Reynolds out of the auto and order her to get on her knees as she begins to sob and yell, "Don't let him be gone, Lord!" The city said the terms of the separation will be ne...

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  • Secret Service Does Not Have Any Comey Tapes
Secret Service Does Not Have Any Comey Tapes

But, he added, "I think we can all attest that these are very risky times and we need every available tool at our disposal to prevent terrorists from entering the United States and committing acts of bloodshed and violence". At the beginning of Monday's press briefing, Spicer merely repeated his boss. The paper said it made the request on May 15....

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  • Student freed by North Korea has severe neurological injury
Student freed by North Korea has severe neurological injury

When asked whether he believes the Obama administration could have done more to secure Warmbier's release, he replied, "I think the results speak for themselves". Doctors treating an American college student who was released by North Korea in a coma plan to discuss his medical condition. UC Medical Center will hold a news conference at 3:00 Thursda...

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  • No Bhagwat, then Swaminathan says Shiv Sena
No Bhagwat, then Swaminathan says Shiv Sena

Bhagwat has however clarified that he is not in the Presidential race. "Some people said (when the agitation was on) that they will bring the government down". However, he reiterated that Mr Bhagwat will remain their first choice. And now it is trying to create a buzz over Swaminathan who has worked in an official capacity in the Congress governm...

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  • Trump administration decides to let 'Dreamers' stay in US
Trump administration decides to let 'Dreamers' stay in US

It was meant to keep the immigrant parents safe from deportation and provide them with a renewable work permit good for two years, but it was blocked by a federal judge in Texas after 26 states filed suit against the federal government and challenged the effort's legality.

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  • Staffer shot at congressional baseball practice recalls 'running for my life'
Staffer shot at congressional baseball practice recalls 'running for my life'

Capitol Police force on the scene. Barth worked as an intern for Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez when Gonzalez was still a city councilman, and then followed up by campaigning for Jeb Bush's bid for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination before joining the Williams staff.

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  • White House hands control of Afghan surge to Mattis
White House hands control of Afghan surge to Mattis

The Afghanistan war has been dragging on since October 2001, and the US -led coalition ended their combat mission against the Taliban in 2014 but they are increasingly involved in backing up Afghan forces on the battlefield. These forces would help the fledgling Afghan military regain parts of the country that have fallen to the Taleban since U.S. ...

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  • Canadians face charges for attack on protesters during Turkish leader's DC visit
Canadians face charges for attack on protesters during Turkish leader's DC visit

Washington police officials confirmed that the two Americans are Sinan Narin , of Virginia, and Eyup Yildirim , of New Jersey . Most of the security detail, who were tasked with guarding the president during his trip to the capitol, face simple assault charges , although two face felony charges of assault causing significant bodily injury.

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  • Key Takeaways From Attorney General Sessions' Testimony
Key Takeaways From Attorney General Sessions' Testimony

Meanwhile, I can say based on my reporting that Mueller is not anxious at all about his position, and does not believe the criticism of whether he has a conflict was orchestrated. They say Trump did not collude with Russian Federation and see the investigation as a politically motivated sham that handicaps Trump's ability to execute his age...

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  • United Kingdom police locate potentially significant auto in Manchester bomb investigation
United Kingdom police locate potentially significant auto in Manchester bomb investigation

A spokesperson for Greater Manchester Police said they were unable to confirm or deny Abedi's contact with the terror group as it was an ongoing investigation. Police say they are very interested in the movements of the auto and who was in it over the past few months. "We are also interested in any information about who may have had access to t...

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  • Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei:
Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei: "America Created Islamic State"

Also last month, the Saudi mission to the United Nations accused Iran of "deception" and of "supporting terrorism and threatening stability in the region". Tehran also blamed Saudi Arabia for a terrorist attack in the city last week during which 17 people were killed. "We are facing a proxy warfare in the region as a new trick by the arrogan...

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  • Comey trusted more than Trump to tell the truth
Comey trusted more than Trump to tell the truth

Do you ever have any question about anything you wish to ask and get answer? "You're impeding this investigation". Sessions's eagerly awaited testimony came just a week after ousted FBI Director James Comey told the same panel that Trump, whom he called a liar, had asked for personal loyalty and privately urged the FBI boss to clear a former Wh...

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  • Tillerson to testify in House as Russia sanctions vote nears
Tillerson to testify in House as Russia sanctions vote nears

Tillerson spoke at a wide-ranging budget hearing in which he also discussed Trump's China policy and said he expected the administration to complete a review of Afghan policy in the coming weeks. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., the top Senate Democrat . We're thankful for your support in every way . "I think we're really leaning into USA leadership to...

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  • SCO summit: PM meets Ashraf Ghani, shakes hand with Modi
SCO summit: PM meets Ashraf Ghani, shakes hand with Modi

The Prime Minister further said that India appreciates China's support for its accession to the SCO and wishes to strengthen cooperation with China under the SCO framework. The two presidents had a bilateral meeting ahead of the 17th SCO summit in Astana, Kazakhstan. "I have full confidence that the India-SCO cooperation will give a new direction...

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  • Schiff says firing Mueller would echo Watergate
Schiff says firing Mueller would echo Watergate

Could the president get rid of the independent counsel leading the Russian Federation investigation? The effort to muddy the waters surrounding the investigation is coming amid growing White House concern that the probe could detract from the president's agenda for months or years to come.

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  • Trump denies seeking Comey 'loyalty,' dodges tapes question
Trump denies seeking Comey 'loyalty,' dodges tapes question

Earlier this week Mr Comey gave evidence before a US Senate hearing about Mr Trump and his alleged links with Russian Federation. Meanwhile, on Friday, the House intelligence committee also asked the White House counsel whether there are any tape recordings or memos of Comey's conversations with Trump .

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  • Pentagon: 3 USA soldiers killed, 1 wounded in Afghanistan
Pentagon: 3 USA soldiers killed, 1 wounded in Afghanistan

Taliban spokesman Zabiullah Mujahid said the militants claimed responsibility for the attack. The statement claimed the infiltrator managed to kill four USA troops before he was killed by Afghan soldiers. A spokesman for the provincial governor told the news service that the Afghan soldier was subsequently killed. "When heroes fall America...

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  • May's top aides resign after UK election fiasco
May's top aides resign after UK election fiasco

Earlier, Downing Street had said a preliminary agreement had already been secured. Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill - chiefs of staff to May - announced their resignations in statements posted to the Conservative Home website. Mrs May needs to shore up her position because the speech setting out the British government's programme is due on Ju...

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  • Iran says it has killed mastermind of twin attacks
Iran says it has killed mastermind of twin attacks

He concluded his message with a threat to Saudi Arabia , saying that it, too, will be targeted. Iran accuses Saudi Arabia of funding militants, including the IS and in the wake of last week's attack pointed the finger at its regional rival.

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  • Secret Service says it does not have any White House tapes
Secret Service says it does not have any White House tapes

While Sessions testifies on Capitol Hill, President Trump will be visiting Wisconsin to mark the start of Workforce Development Week. The Secret Service, which protects the president and his family, maintained a secret taping system for the White House in the eras of John F.

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