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He is my boss, the manager, but he is a friend as well. "I've seen a couple of them and they make me look a bit chubby if I'm totally honest with you". Lineker defended his tweet by suggesting "many people who have never played have a good understanding of the game". You can't aim low. You should put no limit to yourself.
  • UAE: US rejects military aid request in Yemen port assault

    UAE: US rejects military aid request in Yemen port assault

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    The UAE official did say the coalition is waiting for a minesweeper from France to clear the mines. A Saudi military spokesman said the forces were drawing closer to the Red Sea port in a campaign aimed at driving out Iranian-aligned Shiite rebels known as Houthis, who have held Hodeida since 2015, and breaking the civil war's long stalemate.
  • Donald Trump says ending 'war games' his idea, not Kim Jong-un's

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    After Fox News host Bret Baier called Kim Jong Un a "killer" who is "clearly executing people", Trump responded that " he's a tough guy ". Trump tweaked his political rival Sunday, saying, "Chuck Schumer said 'the Summit was what the Texans call all cattle and no hat.' Thank you Chuck, but are you sure you got that right?" Immediately after the announcement on June 12, United States forces in Korea said they had received no guidance on stopping any drills, and South Korean ...
  • When Is Eid Al-Fitr?

    When Is Eid Al-Fitr?

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    The official date of Eid has been announced as Friday, June 15 and this will be the date followed by UK Muslims. The South Asian region, however, is predicted to spot the crescent on Friday, thereby postponing the Eid celebration in that part of the world to Saturday.
  • Journalist Shujaat Bukhari shot dead in Srinagar

    Journalist Shujaat Bukhari shot dead in Srinagar

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    Bukhari started his career as a young reporter with Kashmir Times and moved to The Hindu in the 1990s. His write-ups on Kashmir conflict also featured in national and foreign media houses, including fortnightly magazine Frontline and BBC .
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation agent’s text to lover: ‘We’ll stop’ Trump from becoming president

    Federal Bureau of Investigation agent’s text to lover: ‘We’ll stop’ Trump from becoming president

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    A highly anticipated US Department of Justice report accuses ex-FBI director James Comey of being " insubordinate ", but not politically biased. The report characterized the politically-charged text messages as "antithetical to the core values of the FBI", but investigators "did not find documentary or testimonial evidence that improper considerations, including political bias, directly affected the specific investigative actions we reviewed".
  • Colorado's 416 Wildfire: Durango Warnings Issued As Lightning Storm Threatens New Blazes

    Colorado's 416 Wildfire: Durango Warnings Issued As Lightning Storm Threatens New Blazes

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    The Badger Creek Fire in southern Wyoming exploded in size. Wildfires continued burning across parts of Colorado Tuesday, as firefighters rushed to contain the flames ignited amid a unsafe drought across the western U.S. About 50 firefighters were battling the blaze initially, but more were on the way, along with heavy air tankers and helicopters. Incident Commander Todd Pechota said he plans to bring in more crews to replace outgoing firefighters.
  • Dozens dead in battle for key Yemen port

    Dozens dead in battle for key Yemen port

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    The Red Sea port, controlled by Iran-aligned rebels known as Houthis, is the main point of entry for food and medicine in the war-torn country, which is already on the brink of starvation. Riyadh and Abu Dhabi, which intervened against the Huthis in 2015 with the goal of restoring Yemen's government to power, have pledged to ensure a continuous flow of aid to the Arab world's poorest nation.
  • North Korea lauds, and basks in, Kim's summit performance

    North Korea lauds, and basks in, Kim's summit performance

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    In the face of Trump's well-honed, reality-TV style and reputation as an unpredictable diplomatic opponent, the North Korean leader avoided the inclusion of CVID - or complete, verifiable, irreversible denuclearisation - in the summit's joint statement - all without appearing confrontational.
  • Democratic Frontrunner Who Abused Ex-Wife Wins South Carolina Primary

    Democratic Frontrunner Who Abused Ex-Wife Wins South Carolina Primary

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    On Tuesday, June 12, voters in Virginia will head to the polls. In State Assembly District 42, candidates on the ballot include Democrat Ann Groves Lloyd and Republican Jon Plumer. U.S. Rep. Jacky Rosen has become the Democratic Party's nominee to take on Republican U.S. Sen. Voters then choose which candidate from that specific party they want to represent that party in November's general election.
  • Dennis Rodman talks Trump-Kim North Korea summit

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    However, that's exactly what happened earlier today, when the Hall of Fame power forward went live on CNN for an interview with Christopher Cuomo. Wearing a red "Make America Great Again" hat, the five-time National Basketball Association champion and longtime friend of Kim Jong Un , became emotional while sharing his role in bringing the two leaders together .
  • Woman charged after allegedly putting children in pet kennels

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    Footage has emerged of the moment at grandmother apparently let her grandchildren out of dog kennels in the back of her vehicle. Further investigation is now underway. The attention grew so rabid that the Memphis Police Department issued a statement on Facebook saying they had been contacted by many people since the video went viral on social media.
  • Two tweets and an insult spoil G-7 unity

    Two tweets and an insult spoil G-7 unity

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    Kudlow, in a separate TV appearance, said Trudeau was "polarizing" and "really kind of stabbed us in the back". Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland followed, with a bit of Latin in her response: she said "ad-hominem" attacks weren't useful.
  • Trump again calls for readmitting Russian Federation to G7

    Trump again calls for readmitting Russian Federation to G7

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    Though not officially on the agenda, analysts say that one key topic of discussion this year may focus on whether Iran will be allowed to ascend from its position as an SCO observer to become a full member state - a development it has sought since 2008 but has been unable to achieve while subject to United Nations sanctions.
  • Trump says U.S. not to endorse G7 communique

    Trump says U.S. not to endorse G7 communique

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    And he said his recent imposition of punishing steel and aluminum tariffs was based on legitimate national security concerns, rebuffing the concerns of allies. As the leaders met, Trump played a wild card, suggesting that rather than both sides boosting retaliatory tariffs - as he has just done on steel and aluminum - they could declare for entirely free trade in the G7 zone.
  • President Trump says he will probably support Rep. Dave Joyce's marijuana bill

    President Trump says he will probably support Rep. Dave Joyce's marijuana bill

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    Trump said he is likely to support the federal legalization effort despite a warning against it from the coalition of narcotics officer groups. " President Trump's comments reaffirm his previously private commitment to Senator Gardner regarding his willingness to support a federalist approach to state marijuana laws", NORML Executive Director Erik Altieri told Cannabis Now.
  • Putin says he'll meet with Trump whenever USA is ready

    Putin says he'll meet with Trump whenever USA is ready

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    He said: "Naturally we cannot force the United States to change their minds". Trump has said he was open to having a summit with Putin, who USA intelligence officials have said directed Russian meddling in the 2016 election to help Trump win.
  • Two Pruitt Aides Resign as E.P.A. Ethics Questions Continue

    Two Pruitt Aides Resign as E.P.A. Ethics Questions Continue

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    There is a bit of madness but also a bit of brilliance in how you do that". Trump continued, "You know that, Scott". Prior to these scandals, President Donald Trump tweeted in April that Pruitt does "a great job" and that he is "under siege" from the media.
  • Muhammad Ali: President Trump mulls draft dodging pardon

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    The president, while speaking to newsmen before he departed for a Group of Seven summit in Canada, also said he would reach out to National Football League players who had been urging criminal justice reforms for their recommendations of people who had been treated unfairly.
  • Philadelphia mother arrested on Wildwood beach speaks on 'Good Morning America'

    Philadelphia mother arrested on Wildwood beach speaks on 'Good Morning America'

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    Emily Weinman , 20, appeared on " Good Morning America " on Wednesday to talk about the incident that was caught on video and showed her being punched in the head by one officer. He said that something one of the officers said in one of the clips - that Weinman was going to get "dropped" - was a threat and an offense. Dicht said Weinman wasn't looking for trouble and was just trying to enjoy the day with her child.
  • California Democrats Secure Ballot Spots In Key Races

    California Democrats Secure Ballot Spots In Key Races

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    But in the seven districts won by Hillary Clinton in the 2016 presidential election and now represented by Republicans in Congress, there will be a Democrat on the November ballot in all of them. Dianne Feinstein, getting 44 percent of the vote. On Tuesday, she only wound up with 39 percent of the vote and will face off against former Rep. Bobby Bright, who finished with 28 percent, or about 10,000 fewer votes.
  • May in Canada to defend Trump as world fears trade SNUB

    May in Canada to defend Trump as world fears trade SNUB

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    French president Emmanuel Macron , who describes Mr Trump as a "friend", has taken a more confrontational approach ahead of the summit. Trump heading to Quebec for the meeting with the leaders of the other so-called G7: Canada France , Germany, Italy, the United Kingdom, and Japan.
  • 6 people killed by erupting volcano in Guatemala

    6 people killed by erupting volcano in Guatemala

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    The disaster agency said 3,265 people had been evacuated. An estimated 25 people, including at least three children, have been killed and almost 300 injured in the most violent eruption of Guatemala's Fuego volcano in more than four decades.
  • Mexico to file WTO complaint over USA tariffs

    Mexico to file WTO complaint over USA tariffs

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    Both the European Union and Canada have already opened legal challenges to the United States at the WTO, the Geneva-based arbitrator of worldwide trade disputes that is loathed by President Donald Trump who on Friday imposed duties of 25 per cent for steel and 10 per cent for aluminium against his allies.
  • Melania Trump appears for 1st time in 3 weeks

    Melania Trump appears for 1st time in 3 weeks

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    A Gold Star daughter at last night's dinner did tweet a video of the president and first lady walking into the room and said the first lady took time to shake hands with family members at the event honoring fallen service members. On Sunday's episode of " Last Week Tonight ", the host opened his show by diving into the oversized letter given to Trump by North Korean envoy Kim Yong Chol last week.
  • Arizona's Suspected Serial Killer Shoots Self As Cops Close In

    Arizona's Suspected Serial Killer Shoots Self As Cops Close In

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    When officers went into Jones' room, they found him dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. "If there is anything positive that can come out of these atrocities, it is the speed and tenacity with which your law enforcement joined together to bring justice to our communities", Phoenix Police Chief Jeri Williams said.
  • US Considers Intensifying Naval Patrols in South China Sea

    US Considers Intensifying Naval Patrols in South China Sea

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    China's reliance on military muscle to achieve its goals "is not a way to make long-term collaboration the rule of the road in a region that's important to China's future", Mattis said, when asked to elaborate. "That issue is not on the table here in Singapore on the 12th, nor should it be", Mattis said. "Currently so far it's a so-called new normal", Lin Chong-pin, retired strategic studies professor in Taiwan, said of the US ship movement.
  • Trump asserts 'absolute right' to pardon himself

    Trump asserts 'absolute right' to pardon himself

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    This particular tweet could be in response to former New York City mayor Rudy Giuliani , who recently appeared on an episode of ABC's This Week and postulated how Trump "has no intention of pardoning himself, but he probably does [have the power to]".
  • North and South Korea to hold military talks to reduce tensions

    North and South Korea to hold military talks to reduce tensions

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    North and South Korea on Friday resumed senior-level peace talks Seoul sees as an important step in building trust with Pyongyang amid a US-led diplomatic push to persuade the North to give up its nuclear weapons. USA officials say their talks will be aimed at determining whether a meeting between Trump and Kim Jong Un , originally scheduled for June 12 but later canceled by Trump, can be restored.
  • US decides to go ahead with tariffs on steel and aluminium imports

    US decides to go ahead with tariffs on steel and aluminium imports

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    These could come into force from June 20 , although European Union officials said it might take a little longer. Malmstrom is meeting U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer in Paris on Thursday among other worldwide trade chiefs. USA tariffs on European steel and aluminum imports are expected after Trump administration's failure to win concessions from EU. "That Canada could be considered a national-security threat to the United States is inconceivable".
  • Beijing must end policy of intimidation in South China Sea, US warns

    Beijing must end policy of intimidation in South China Sea, US warns

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    He warned that America's recent move to disinvite China from a multinational naval exercise this summer was an "initial response" to the militarization of the islands. The summit is expected to be here in Singapore . Gen Mattis had made his critical comments at a security summit in Singapore . The previous week the US had withdrawn an invitation for Beijing to participate in the exercise known as Rim of the Pacific.
  • Kim Jong-un cries on camera over state of North Korean economy

    Kim Jong-un cries on camera over state of North Korean economy

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    High-ranking officials from the United States and North Korea met over two days to discuss the future of Pyongyang's nuclear weapons program and the much-anticipated summit between Mr Trump and Mr Kim . "I think they want to do that". Trump said the lengthy conversation Friday "went very well" and called it "a get to know you kind of a situation".
  • Attorney: Wildwood officers arresting client was 'overreaction'

    Attorney: Wildwood officers arresting client was 'overreaction'

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    Weinman repeatedly refuses to give the officer her last name, and the officer says, "OK, that's it, I'm done with you", and moves toward her. Weinman walks away yelling, "Don't f***ing touch me". the cop said, "I was gonna let you go but now I'll write you up" and he asked my name". Wildwood police asked anyone who was present and has video of the altercation to come forward to help their internal affairs investigation, in which Cape May County officers will also be assisting.
  • 30-Year-Old Man Leaves Parents Home After Judge Orders Him Out

    30-Year-Old Man Leaves Parents Home After Judge Orders Him Out

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    Michael Rotondo became a well-known name in May after his parents asked a court to help them evict him, after he ignored multiple letters asking him to leave, including offering him US$1,100 to help find an apartment. Michael Rotondo expressed relief Friday morning as he left his parents' home in Camillus. Greenwood ruled in favour of Rotondo's parents, Mark and Christina, setting into motion the 30-year-old's eviction.
  • Trump says June 12 summit with North Korea's Kim is back on

    Trump says June 12 summit with North Korea's Kim is back on

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    President Donald Trump told Reuters that North Korean envoy Kim Yong Chol will likely visit him at the White House after Kim finishes meeting with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in New York City. But they have to denuclearize. North Korea is estimated to have more than a dozen nuclear weapons. That episode is tentatively set for June 12 in Singapore.
  • Trump moves ahead with Chinese trade tariffs, threatening to reignite tensions

    Trump moves ahead with Chinese trade tariffs, threatening to reignite tensions

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    Navarro's comments underscore the frequent shifts in the Trump administration's position on China - which the president has both praised and denigrated since before he took office past year - and come shortly before US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross departs for Beijing for a third round of high-level talks aimed at defusing the trade dispute.
  • Tommy Robinson has been jailed for 13 months for contempt of court

    Tommy Robinson has been jailed for 13 months for contempt of court

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    Tommy Robinson is the founder of the English Defense League. Robinson was outside Leeds Crown Court that day, hosting a Facebook live about a child grooming trial that was underway, one of a series of high-profile child grooming cases that the United Kingdom has seen over the last decade.
  • Moon, Kim hold surprise meet over US-N. Korea summit

    Moon, Kim hold surprise meet over US-N. Korea summit

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    And I suspect, at the end of the day, that there will be a compromise between immediate overnight denuclearization and North Korea's vision of denuclearization, which is, you know, a long-term objective. His journey to the USA caps a frenetic few days of meetings between North Korean and American officials. Ahead of a potential summit between Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un, their negotiators are trying to hash out details over an array of hitherto intractable issues, including ...