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How rescuers plan to get trapped boys out of Thai cave

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He said the rescue operation was pausing for about 10 to 20 hours to check the escape route again for safety before being resumed. The operation to rescue the Thai football team trapped in a cave has begun this morning. He has also thanked worldwide experts who helped find the boys. Two divers will accompany one child as they stick to a cave line that stretches the entire mile and a half distance. Read More »

May claims victory in uniting 'fractious' cabinet over Brexit

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The government says the new plan agreed to by the Cabinet late on Friday will be detailed in a formal government document next week and negotiated with European Union leaders. But there were signs of a backlash among some lawmakers from May's Conservative Party on Sunday, including the party's most visible anti-EU campaigner outside the cabinet, Jacob Rees-Mogg. Read More »

Netherlands expels two Iranian embassy staff

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The Saturday report quotes the ministry's spokesman, Bahram Ghasemi, as saying the "unfriendly measure" by Dutch government was "irrational and illegal" and that Iran reserved the right to reciprocate. Iran held talks with other world powers in Vienna on Friday, but diplomats see limited scope for salvaging the deal. Taking to his official Twitter account, Zarif said, "How convenient: Just as we embark on a presidential visit to Europe, an alleged Iranian operation and its "plotters" ... Read More »

Rudy Giuliani says Michael Cohen should cooperate with federal investigators

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Following reports last week that Giuliani said he wants the special counsel Robert Mueller to show a "factual basis" before Trump agrees to testify under oath, Giuliani upheld his suspicion of the investigation's roots. Giuliani also said he did not believe Trump knew, beforehand or afterward, about a controversial meeting involving his son Donald Jr., some advisers and a Russian lawyer offering "dirt" on his election opponent, Hillary Clinton. Read More »

European Leaders 'Scared to Death' Trump Will Pull US Troops

While Trump has claimed "nobody is tougher on Russia" than he is, he has drawn frequent bipartisan criticism over his refusal to condemn Putin and Russian Federation for the intelligence community's conclusion that Russian Federation meddled in the 2016 US election. Read More »

Boris Johnson says Theresa May's Brexit plan is 'a big turd'

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Defending the Prime Minister's controversial Brexit plan, which came in for fierce criticism from Tory Eurosceptics this weekend, Mr Gove said that Britain had shown "flexibility" and the Government expected Brussels to reciprocate. But there were signs of a backlash among some lawmakers from May's Conservative Party on Sunday, including the party's most visible anti-EU campaigner outside the cabinet, Jacob Rees-Mogg. Read More »

Japan executes sarin gas attack cult leader Shoko Asahara and six members

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Over the years, the group managed to lure in followers from some of Japan's top universities and boasted some 10,000 followers in Japan and another 30,000 in Russian Federation. The justice minister decides the timing. A 2014 government survey showed that 80.3 percent of Japanese people aged 20 or older favored capital punishment, down from a record 85.6 percent in the previous survey in 2009. Read More »

Supreme Court Nominee List Shortens to Mostly 'Identical' Candidates

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President Trump should directly take on Russian President Vladimir Putin for meddling in the US political process in their one-on-one meeting in Helsinki next week, Republican Sen. Cuccinelli's remark was a wry reference to another contender, Coney Barrett , whom social conservatives unsure about Kavanaugh have rallied behind this week. Read More »

Michael Cohen Hires Former Bill Clinton Lawyer Lanny Davis

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The comments follow an interview Cohen had with ABC News last week in which he suggested that his loyalties had shifted. The onetime stalwart Trump footsoldier also hinted he may have information on what the President knew about the 2016 Trump Tower meeting and hush money payment to Stormy Daniels. Read More »

England fans party hard after World Cup win over Sweden

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The Paris Saint-Germain striker badly mistimed a free header from the edge of the six-yard area with the score still at 0-0, although he will have two more games to attempt to surpass Pele's six goals as a teenager in 1958. "We did beautifully to get this far". We've done that up to now and I think we'll continue to do that'. The dream is well and truly alive for long-suffering England football fans who have for so always been haunted by World Cup disappointment. Read More »

First two of Thai soccer team rescued from cave

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Each of the boys will be paired up with two trained divers, and it will take at least 11 hours for the first person to be brought out. It remains unclear how numerous boys have actually left the cave. There have been oxygen tanks left along the route to help them complete the long journey. Getting trained divers in is easier than getting untrained kids out. Read More »

Amul Thapar Not On Donald Trump's Shortlist For US Supreme Court

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Kethledge, a Michigan Law graduate, would add academic diversity to a court steeped in the Ivy League. Former clerk for Justice Kennedy provides insight. The Senate is tasked with vetting and ultimately confirming or rejecting whomever Trump chooses to fill the vacancy on America's highest court. She has consistently held to the constitutionally essential view that judges should never legislate their personal views from the bench. Read More »

Phuket boat accident: Vessels CAPSIZE in Thailand - 49 missing

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Phuket Gov. Norraphat Plodthong said 51 people had been rescued from the boat, called the Phoenix , which sunk after it was hit by 16-foot waves, the Associated Press reports . The survivors were shown being lifted from the rafts and sitting wearing life jackets amid ropes on the deck of what appeared to be a fishing trawler. Read More »

England football fans celebrate in the streets after victory over Sweden

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That is maybe starting to register now". "Know what I mean love?" That figure is the best of any team to score more than three goals in Russian Federation with only Australia, Iran and Poland (for all of whom their solitary two goals in Russian Federation were from set-pieces) able to better England of all 32 sides. Read More »

US Army quietly discharging immigrant recruits - Newswatch

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A growing number of foreign-born recruits who joined the USA military through a special programme created to recruit immigrants with valuable language and medical skills are being terminated before they can qualify for citizenship. NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Margaret Stock, who helped create the immigration recruitment program. "America has the most powerful military in the world and since our nation's founding we have welcomed immigrants into its ranks", Kasich wrote in a ... Read More »

'Angry Baby' balloon can fly during Trump's United Kingdom visit

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Protesters still need permission from Metropolitan Police and National Air Traffic to let the almost 20-foot-tall balloon fly. The inspiration for protest via the balloon, according to Murray, is that, "moral outrage is water off a duck's back to Trump, but he really seems to hate it when people make fun of him". Read More »

Two US Navy vessels sail through Taiwan Strait: MND

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China has claimed that Taiwan is part of the country, while Taiwan views itself as an independent nation. "Two U.S. Navy ships conducted a routine transit through the worldwide waters of the Taiwan Strait on July 7-8 (local time)", Captain Charlie Brown , a spokesman for U.S. Read More »

Man found dead after Sydney teens shooting

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The victims' mother, aged in her 30s, arrived at the scene after police and was treated for severe shock. His 15-year-old son and 13-year-old daughter were found dead last night in the house they shared with their mother at Hull Road , West Pennant Hills, after reports of gunshots. Read More »

North Korea vents anger after USA talks

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North Korea blasted Pompeo and the high-level talks held in the capital of Pyongyang, saying the attitude of the US was " regrettable ". "But through the high-level talks, the trust between the DPRK and the United States is facing a risky situation where our resolve for denuclearization , which has been firm and steadfast, may falter". Read More »

Secy Of State: Progress Was Made On 'Central Issues' In Pyongyang

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Pompeo downplayed North Korea's criticism on Sunday, telling a reporter that Pyongyang did not have an issue with the idea of complete, verifiable and irreversible denuclearization - a term better known by its acronym, CVID - despite the North Korean Foreign Ministry singling out the phrase in its statement . Read More »

Bystanders push subway train to free trapped woman

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Passengers freed her leg, and the ambulance still call. This case is "one you might expect to see in an impoverished country" and suggests "far too many of America's politicians have placed too little value on the well-being of its citizens", the board writes, citing a 2010 study that found hospital costs were 60% higher in the U.S. Read More »

Steven Gerrard says England won't get better World Cup finals chance

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A young, unfancied England team reached the semi-final of the World Cup , with a two-nil victory that sent a nation into a collective frenzy. Steven Gerrard told reporters that England will never "get a better chance" to reach the World Cup final ahead of their quarterfinal clash with Sweden on Saturday. Read More »

US service member killed in Afghanistan insider attack

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The last insider attack that resulted in a USA casualty occurred in June 2017, according to NATO Resolute Support officials. The name of the fallen service member will be released 24 hours after family notification has taken place in keeping with Defense Department policy, according to the release. Read More »

Germany's Merkel would back cutting EU tariffs on US car imports

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In a speech to lawmakers at the Bundestag, Merkel said both sides were effectively locked in a "trade conflict" since Trump´s decision to slap punitive tariffs on steel and aluminium imports. Relations between the U.S. and other industrialised powers have turned increasingly tense as Trump has pushed his "America First" stance with punishing consequences for trading partners, regardless of whether they are allies or adversaries. Read More »

Supporters of Supreme Court candidate from MI tout his 'outdoorsy' qualities

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Wade - but that was the point of the list in the first place", one Democrat tells TIME . Asked about the details of the selection process, Trump said he has it down to four people. This hearing not only endeared her to constitutionalists and religious conservatives but revealed the strategy of her opponents to attack her religious faith. Read More »

Wildfires spring up across West as dry heat continues

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At least 2,200 people were evacuated in the Goleta area, officials said. The I-5 is closed in bother directions from Yreka to the OR border, to keep travelers away from the blaze. Governor of California Jerry Brown declared a state of emergency for Siskiyou County, citing "extreme peril" to people and property. Elsewhere in California, a massive blaze northwest of Sacramento had destroyed nine homes, officials said. Read More »