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The call to oust them from the country, along with reports about an alleged deal between Moscow and Tel Aviv that would see the Shia allies abandon the conflict as it winds to a close, constitutes an attempt by "the other camp" to drive a wedge between Russian Federation and its partners, the diplomat reportedly said.
  • Greece, Macedonia sign historic deal to end naming dispute

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    And in Psarades, priests rang the local church bell in a sign of mourning, an AFP reporter said. In a joint appearance with FYROM premier Zoran Zaev, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras described the agreement as "patriotic and mutually beneficial", and stressed the importance of safeguarding it.
  • 5 dead as SUV chased by Border Patrol crashes in South Texas

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    The auto was traveling around 100 miles per hour, according to Boyd. Boyd said the driver was known to police, and had been seen in the area 'last week, ' either scouting the area or looking for immigrants to smuggle. He said one passenger was taken into custody. He added: 'This is a flawless example of why our borders need to be secure'. 5 immigrants killed in rollover crash in Dimmit, Texas.
  • Trade Dispute between US, China Rises

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    USA tariffs that affect more than 800 Chinese products worth $34bn in annual trade are due to come into effect on 6 July. The dispute revived after the White House renewed its plan for a tariff hike on $50 billion of Chinese goods as part of the technology dispute.
  • Corker slams GOP colleagues: 'We might poke the bear!'

    Corker slams GOP colleagues: 'We might poke the bear!'

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    Corker said Wednesday his comments don't apply to all Republican members, but he said "leadership in general" is not willing to poke the bear "because it's all about the next election". "So I would like to join Senator Corker in finding another bill , and I would do all I could to help him get that on as an amendment". Corker has been particularly pissed off at his party because more Republicans haven't come out to support his effort to rein in the President's power on tariffs.
  • Fireball whisky covers I-40 after crash involving two 18-wheelers

    Fireball whisky covers I-40 after crash involving two 18-wheelers

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    WLWT reports the crash was between tractor-trailers at about 10:45 a.m. Thursday on Interstate 40 in Pulaski County, Ark. Arkansas State Police said injuries in the crash were not life-threatening. At about 2:30 p.m. the department said crews used a mechanical broom to clear away the debris, in an effort to open up the inside lane. This isn't the first time Arkansas has seen spilled food and drink on their roads.
  • U.S. separates 2000 children from parents at Mexico border

    U.S. separates 2000 children from parents at Mexico border

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    The Department of Homeland Security have said children are well cared for after being separated from their parents, with officials disputing reports of disorder and mistreatment. Amid the crackdown, the detained parents are "in jail settings", the official said, awaiting adjudication and possible prosecution for crossing the border.
  • Trump blasts New York foundation lawsuit

    Trump blasts New York foundation lawsuit

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    The attorney general of New York State, Barbara Underwood , filed a lawsuit on Thursday 14 June against USA president Donald Trump and three of his children (all now adults). "This is politics at its very worst", a Trump Foundation representative said in a statement . AG Barbara Underwood on Thursday sued all of the above, alleging that the Donald J.
  • Rainbow flag on display during Putin's World Cup speech

    Rainbow flag on display during Putin's World Cup speech

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    Chechnya's leader dismissed the furor in a TV interview, however, asserting that there are no gays in his Russian republic and saying they should be removed from the region if there are. Peter Tatchell was arrested shortly before the start of the World Cup. He added: "I have written a letter to the Chief of Police of Kitay-Gorod police district, requesting that my court appearance is voided on the grounds that I am flying back to the United Kingdom on 18 June".
  • HEAD: Eid 2018: Where can you celebrate Eid al-Fitr in London?

    HEAD: Eid 2018: Where can you celebrate Eid al-Fitr in London?

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    Men, women, and children - many looking smart in new clothes or accessories, in line with holiday tradition - began drifting into the convention center shortly after 9 a.m., with greetings of " Eid Mubarak! " along with hugs. The court congratulated King Salman, Crown Prince Muhammad Bin Salman, deputy premier and minister of defense, and the government and people of Saudi Arabia as well as the entire Muslim Ummah on the occasion of the Eid.
  • Italy won't ratify EU-Canada trade deal: agriculture minister

    Italy won't ratify EU-Canada trade deal: agriculture minister

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    Ninety-eight per cent of CETA came into effect last September on a provisional basis. The results show that a majority of Canadians felt Trudeau handled negotiations and political tension between the US and Canada well. While Canadian consumers appeared ready to boycott US goods, 57 percent of Canadians and 52 percent of Americans said Canada should not overreact to Trump's comments because it was just political posturing.
  • Indonesian woman swallowed by a python

    Indonesian woman swallowed by a python

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    Hamka added that she was swallowed head first and that body was found intact. Her sister went looking for her at the plantation, only to find her her footprints, a torch, slippers and a machete on the ground. The breed of snake, which regularly tops 20 feet, is commonly found in Indonesia and the Philippines. Though they have been known to attack small animals, attempts to eat people are rare.
  • Dozens of protests on Trump policy separating immigrant families planned for Thursday

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

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    Anna Tarkov, communications director for organizer Families Belong Together , said about 60 cities and towns staged rallies. It is also in opposition to the policy of separating children and parents at the US border. Federal records show the number of criminal prosecutions for crossing the southwest border jumped to almost 8,300 in April of this year. School officials are noticing higher rates of behavioral issues, depression, and anxiety among immigrant students, according to a study done ...