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Matt Le Tissier's plan for England to reach the World Cup final

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In recognition of Gareth Southgate's fantastic leadership and his now iconic wearing of a waistcoat during the tournament so far, Leeds City Council staff are also being offered the chance to join supporters across the country by putting on their own waistcoat attire, taking part in "Waistcoat Wednesday". Read More »

Trump blasts Germany at NATO: 'Totally controlled' by Russian Federation

Donald Trump opened his visit to Europe with a ideal presidential touch, describing our close ally Germany as being "totally controlled by Russia " because it buys natural gas from the Kremlin. He added that it's "not fair to the taxpayers of the United States and we're going to make it fair". "We're discussing military expenditure. talking about trade", Trump told reporters who were allowed in to the meeting room. Read More »

Shark bites University of Miami student in Bahamas

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The group passed an area in the ocean where several nurse sharks were swarming, and since it was promoted that swimming with these creatures was a safe and normal activity in the area, Katarina chose to hop in and get some photos (Note: a warning sign by the pool of sharks clearly stated that the animals "can and do bite" on occasion). Read More »

American tourist killed by stray bullet in Mexico City

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The city prosecutor's office believe the men meant to target a bouncer working at a bar in the area when Ms Mirutenko was struck in the head by a bullet. The U.S. Bureau of Consular Affairs confirmed the death and released the victim's name, Tatiana Mirutenko, in a statement. "She would give 200 percent", Natalie Mirutenko told the news station. Read More »

World's Ugliest Dog Zsa Zsa Passes Away

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She won the title of World's Ugliest Dog just last month at the Sonoma Marin Fair. The nine-year-old English Bulldog whose lolling tongue and crooked underbite made her the victor back in June died in her sleep, the post stated. Brainard found Zsa Zsa on a pet-finding website. "We were all saying our goodbyes". "She's been staying over at my dad's house", Brainard said in the report. Read More »

Airbus boss Enders backs UK PM May's latest Brexit position

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Nigel Farage said he was pleased former Brexit Secretary David Davis and former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson had resigned. Conservative MP Andrea Jenkyns said she believed that Mrs May's time as Prime Minister was "over", telling BBC Radio 4's Today programme that she wanted a premier who would "provide true leadership and a positive post-Brexit vision for our country". Read More »

Trump, NATO head Stoltenberg have testy exchange at summit

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They got rid of their coal plants, they got rid of their nuclear, they're getting so much of their oil and gas from Russian Federation. And he vowed not to be "taken advantage" of by the European Union , which he accuses of freeloading by relying on the United States for its defence while restricting USA imports into the bloc, the world's biggest market. Read More »

Facebook BROKE LAW in personal data controversy, says watchdog

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Information Commissioner Elizabeth Denham launched a probe after it emerged an internet personality quiz was able to gather the data of up to 87 million Facebook users, by accessing not only the details of people taking the test who gave their consent, but that of their "Facebook friends", who had not agreed. Read More »

Facebook to be fined £500,000 over data breaches

The data regulator found that the social network failed to safeguard users' information and allowed people's personal data to be harvested by others, constituting a breach of the Data Protection Act 1998. The region's competition chief said the social media company had provided misleading information about its privacy promises during its 2014 acquisition of the messenger app WhatsApp. Read More »

Treacherous Thai cave rescue bid enters day two

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Reuters could not confirm the identity of the two people brought out in the evening and the chief of the rescue mission, Narongsak Osottanakorn , asked about the two, declined to comment, saying a news conference would be held soon. There was no word on the condition of any of the people brought out on Monday. All but the last of the boys rescued today have reached the top provincial hospital 60 kilometers away. Read More »

Trump Supreme Court Announcement

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A senior White House official says President Donald Trump intends to nominate influential conservative judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court as he seeks to shift the balance of the court further to the right. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., the top Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee, told NPR's Morning Edition . "I am thinking about this person". Trump made the announcement on Tuesday afternoon (NZ time ). Read More »

Turkey sacks 18,500 officers, soldiers and academics in coup crackdown

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Erdogan will take his oath in the Turkish parliament, followed by a lavish ceremony at his nearby palace in Ankara . The current parliamentary system will end on Monday after constitutional changes were approved in a 2017 referendum. According to the report, in line with decree No. 701, 3077 members of the Turkish land forces, 8998 from the security general directorate, 240 from the directorate of religious affairs (Diyanet), 1052 from the ministry of justice and 1126 from the naval forces ... Read More »

North Atlantic Treaty Organisation to reinforce Russia's threat in talks with Trump, Trudeau says

Trump left that meeting without signing the joint statement from the seven nations and antagonizing important USA allies, including Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Asked if May should remain in power, Trump said "that's up to the people". Might a reordering, or even a reduction, of US forces in Europe be in the cards? It is not a protection scheme where the allies pay the United States. Read More »

Tell people not to come to our country illegally

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Though Trump signed an executive order on reuniting families last month, the government missed a court-mandated deadline of Tuesday to reunify about 100 children under the age of five with their parents. Sabraw said Monday that he was " very encouraged " by the Trump administration's "real progress" in reuniting the families. The family-separation issue has prompted protests around the country against the federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency. Read More »

US lists US$200b in Chinese goods to be hit with tariffs

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The list includes agricultural products, minerals and consumer goods such as handbags, among other items. The Trump administration announced Tuesday that it had has begun the process of implementing fresh tariffs on $200 billion worth of imported Chinese goods. Read More »

ANP leader Haroon Bilour among 12 killed in Peshawar blast, police say

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The death toll is feared to go up as at least 20 of the injured have been stated to be in a critical condition. His father, Bashir Bilour, also a prominent ANP politician, was killed by a suicide bomber in 2012. Bashir was targeted in the Qisa Khwani Bazaar during an electioneering rally. The blast left more than 25 people injured, in the first major incident of violence ahead of general elections in Pakistan. Read More »

Nobel widow Liu Xia leaves China after 8 years' house arrest

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But now, Liu Xia is reported to have been allowed to leave China. "I hope she can improve her health condition and adjust her mood ... after leaving here, and then gradually start her new life." Her departure, following a year of pressure on Beijing from activists and rights groups, comes at the end of a visit to Germany by Chinese Premier Li Keqiang, during which the two countries signed commercial deals worth more than $30 billion US. Read More »

Trump to Announce His Supreme Court Nominee Tonight

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Wade , a handful of Democrats will be key in deciding whether the president gets his pick confirmed to the high court, because of the razor-thin partisan divide in the Senate. Joe Donnelly of Indiana, Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota and Joe Manchin of West Virginia. That increases the focus on two Republicans - Sen. The two have supported access to abortion services. Read More »

Giant Diaper-Clad ‘Trump Baby’ Blimp Now Set for a World Tour

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Trump's visit to the U.K.is expected to be met with significant protests from left-wing activists, promoted by members of the left-wing Labour Party who have repeatedly called for Trump to be uninvited , particularly due to his administration's "zero-tolerance" immigration policies that separated children from their families at the border. Read More »

Nawaz Sharif's son-in-law arrested following conviction in corruption case

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Last week, in a verdict which will echo across the political landscape of the country for decades, the accountability court hearing the Avenfield reference sentenced Nawaz to 10-years imprisonment and Maryam to seven years. "After continued raids of National Accountability Bureau (NAB) at his houses in Abbotabad, Mansehra and Haripur, Captain Safdar made a decision to surrender before NAB", the anti-graft watchdog said. Read More »

Eight boys brought safely out of flooded Thai caves in two days

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Thailand's Interior Minister Anupong Paojinda has revealed the same divers who rescued the four boys will also conduct the next operation due to their knowledge of the terrain. Each had to wear an oxygen mask to enable normal breathing, authorities said. Four more boys and the coach remain in the cave. The aide, Sitthichai Klangpattana, didn't comment on the boys' health or say how well the operation has gone. Read More »

Illinois cop on desk duty after dispute over Puerto Rican shirt

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In the video , an older, unidentified white man, is seen provoking Irizarry and aggressively asking why she is wearing a Puerto Rican flag shirt in America. Filing a formal complaint against the officer. Irizarry recorded the encounter on her phone, saying she felt threatened, and posted the video to Facebook. Read More »

Australian rangers trap big crocodile near tourist gorge

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NT Parks and Wildlife rangers caught the record-size saltie 60km downstream from the Katherine township. The largest crocodile ever captured in Australia measured 6.4 meters, according to records. This has sent them farther upstream into freshwater areas. "That sort of croc, in my opinion, is the most risky to people", Webb said. She said that rangers found the average size of crocodiles in the area was about 4.2 metres. Read More »

Four boys rescued from flooded Thai cave

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The first four boys who were trapped in the cave in Thailand have been rescued and are in "perfect" health. Karadzic said the British divers are the most skilled in the group - "when it comes to cave diving, the U.K.is the best", he said - and acted as beginning-to-end "buddy" escorts for those rescued Sunday. Read More »

Trump Zings NATO, and EU Chief Zings Back

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At the time , Trump ignored his national security advisers and congratulated Putin on what was widely believed to be a sham reelection victory. Bumping defense spending up to to 2 percent of the gross domestic product (GDP) is a goal that North Atlantic Treaty Organisation members have until 2024 to meet. Read More »

Green Day's 'American Idiot' climbs United Kingdom charts ahead of Trump visit

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According to a notice posted on the embassy's website on Tuesday, "Numerous demonstrations are being planned for July 12 to 14, 2018, surrounding" Trump's visit. Trump arrives in Britain on Thursday after a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit and thousands of protesters are expected to join demonstrations during his visit, including plans to fly a blimp over parliament portraying Trump as an orange, snarling baby. Read More »

Novichok victim now conscious in hospital

Dawn Sturgess , 44, died in hospital at the weekend and her partner Charlie Rowley remains critically ill in hospital. Police seized a auto in the large town of Swindon as part of their probe into the death of 44-year-old Dawn Sturgess, who was exposed to Novichok, a military-grade nerve agent produced in the Soviet Union during the Cold War. Read More »

Giant crocodile captured in Australia to stop it going to town

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A 15-foot saltwater crocodile was captured Monday in a region of Australia popular with tourists because it is thought to be safe from the reptiles, wildlife rangers said. A 600kg crocodile has been caught in the Katherine River in the Northern Territory. Saltwater crocodiles, affectionately referred to as salties, can be spotted throughout the Northern Territory. Read More »

EgyptAir flight MS804: French investigators says fire likely cause

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French investigators had always leaned towards a mechanical fault as the cause of the crash, saying they suspected a mobile phone or tablet on the aircraft had caught fire. The EgyptAir MS804 accident came only seven months an Airbus A321 operated by the Russian airline Metrojet was shot down by a bomb over the Sinai Peninsula shortly after it flew out of the Sharm el-Sheikh, killing all 224 people on board. Read More »

20 injured in plane crash outside Pretoria

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South African news outlet eNCA says the crash occurred near an airport in the Wonderboom area. Several of them suffered serious injuries, he said. "Initial reports show that approximately 20 people had sustained injuries ranging from minor to critical". Read More »