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Federation Internationale de Football Association warns Mexico over discriminatory chants at Confed Cup

It's the first time Portugal plays in it, so it is a privilege for us all to be here. "Our players and myself were shouting to stop the game but there was no reaction on the side. The game will mark the seventh-ever meeting between New Zealand and Mexico , with El Tri winning all five of the confrontations since the start of 2010, and New Zealand earning their lone victory in the initial meeting between the sides - 37 years ago, in 1980 . Read More

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US says it shot down Iranian-made drone in Syria

The drone was identified as a Shaheed-129 that displayed "hostile intent and advanced" on coalition forces at the At Tanf combat outpost used to train partner Syrian forces in the fight against the Islamic State ( ISIS ). The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the eastern neighborhood of Jobar was struck on Tuesday by 12 airstrikes, adding that government forces are trying to push into the area. Read More

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Trump attorney says president not under investigation

Trump attorney says president not under investigation

Trump obstructed justice by firing Mr. Comey, who was heading the investigation. "But let me be very clear here, as it has been since the beginning, the president is not and has not been under investigation for obstruction". "The tweet from the president was in response to the five anonymous sources purportedly leaking info to the Washington Post ". Trump admitted , however, in an NBC television interview he fired Comey because of the Russia investigation and then reportedly told ... Read More

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WaPo: Special Counsel Mueller Zeroing In On Jared Kushner's Finances

The Post reports the other members include: 'former national security adviser Michael Flynn, former campaign chairman Paul Manafort and Carter Page, who was listed as a foreign-policy adviser for the campaign'. Mueller wants to interview Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats and National Security Agency Director Mike Rogers, according to the people, who asked for anonymity because of the sensitivity of the matter. Read More

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Escaped Georgia inmates captured after foot chase in Tennessee

Escaped Georgia inmates captured after foot chase in Tennessee

Police later stopped this vehicle on nearby Interstate 24, when the two men inside tried to run, officers gave chase and Rowe and Dubose were captured. At 11 p.m. June 15 traffic on I-24 east was still moving at a snail's pace miles west of exit 89, as detectives processed multiple crimes scenes following the afternoon's pursuit and capture of Ricky Dubose and Donny Rowe , who allegedly murdered two Georgia Department of Corrections officers June 13. Read More

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North Korea fires multiple projectiles

Kim Dong-yub, a North Korea expert at Seoul's Institute for Far Eastern Studies, said the projectiles, which showed longer range than North Korea's previously known KN-01 anti-ship cruise missiles that can travel up to 160 kilometers (99 miles), were likely from a new cruise missile system North Korea displayed during a massive April 15 military parade. Read More

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US keeps effort to shield young immigrants from deportation

Trump supporters may be disappointed to learn that the president has officially reneged on his campaign promise to deport former President Obama's undocumented " Dreamers ". Asked repeatedly about his intentions for the program since he took office, the president has hinted that he would not try to deport the Dreamers. The program permits undocumented immigrants who arrived in the United States as children to remain and work without fear of deportation, barring criminal offenses. Read More

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Crooked H Destroyed Phones With Hammer, Bleached Emails — Trump Twitter Rant

The Wall Street Journal reported that it was Trump's firing of Comey that is "now a subject of the federal probe ... which has expanded to include whether the president obstructed justice ". Clinton tweeted back "People in covfefe houses shouldn't throw covfefe", a dig at Trump for tweeting the mystifying nonword. After addressing the issue in a morning social media rant, Trump returned to #Twitter on June 15 to express his outrage. Read More

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Iraqi armed forces make progress in Mosul campaign

Iraqi armed forces make progress in Mosul campaign

The Indians were taken hostage in Islamic State-held Mosul in 2014. Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Gopal Baglay told media that "we are in touch with all countries that can help us". Some 800,000 civilians have fled their homes in Mosul, and Iraqi coalition forces backed by US airpower took control of the city's eastern district and most of the west. Read More

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Wife: Man who shot congressman wanted to work on tax policy

Wife: Man who shot congressman wanted to work on tax policy

The list on James Hodgkinson's notepad had the names of three GOP congressmen who are all members of the House Freedom Caucus - Reps. The handwritten list reportedly included the names of Alabama Rep. She said she last saw her husband in March, when he sold off some of his belongings and moved to Virginia "to work with people to change the tax brackets", Sue Hodgkinson said. Read More

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Cosby accuser thanks prosecutors after mistrial

Cosby accuser thanks prosecutors after mistrial

The entertainer had no visible reaction in court. After a Montgomery County, Pennsylvania judge declared a mistrial in Andrea Constand's headline-making case against the once-beloved sitcom star, Allred promised that justice would be served for Constand and 60 other accusers who have come forward with accusations against the comedian. Read More

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Warriors say no decision has been made on White House visit

The Kerr situation was one major issue for this team to handle, and it was not the only one. "I told him, 'When you play with force, I've never seen a player like you, '" Durant said of Curry . "But as far as that team, they're going to be here for a while". James teamed up with All-Stars Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh on the Miami Heat to win his first championship in 2012. Read More

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Kashmir: At least six police personnel killed during militant attack in Anantnag

Kashmir: At least six police personnel killed during militant attack in Anantnag

Senior police officials believe the ambush was carried out to avenge the killing of the militants holed up in Arwani village. "Some of the militants also fired from within the crowd indiscriminately on the security forces", he said. The SHO was identified as Sub-Inspector Feroz Ahmad Dar, a resident of Pulwama . The police party was not travelling in a bullet-proof vehicle. Earlier in the day, Director General of Police S P Vaid said it is because of the frustration of the ultras. Read More

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United Kingdom finance minister refuses to detail Brexit position

Hammond, speaking to reporters before a meeting of the 28 European Union finance ministers on Friday, said Britain should work closely with the bloc to prioritize jobs and prosperity when Brexit talks start next week. The EU will keep the door open for Britain to return, but only on worse terms than it now has, European Parliament Brexit negotiator Guy Verhofstadt said Wednesday (14 June). Read More

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Ken Starr: Not Enough Evidence for Trump Obstruction Case

In a second tweet a few minutes later, the president once again called the Russian Federation investigation a "witch hunt" and called the people leading it "very bad", apparently a reference to Mueller and others at the FBI . Together, the requests from Mueller suggest new scrutiny on whether the president tried to influence the Russian Federation investigation through conversations he had with Comey, whom he ultimately fired, or with other officials. Read More

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Theresa May will meet with Sinn Fein's Gerry Adams today

The date for the new legislative programme to be unveiled came hours before Mrs May is due to host Sinn Fein, the DUP and other parties at No10 in a bid to restore the Stormont assembly after its acrimonious collapse in January. Mr Brokenshire said: "It is important to distinguish what happens at Westminster and the votes that take place here, and devolution and the obligations and responsibilities that we hold fast to in relation to Northern Ireland". Read More

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White House, Pentagon to take regionwide approach in new Afghan war plan

Trump's decision Tuesday to give Mattis authority to set force levels in Afghanistan mirrored similar powers he handed over earlier this year for US fights in Iraq and Syria. "We will continue to work with our allies and we will ask more of them", he said, adding that "Working with the Afghan government and our allies and partners, we will achieve victory against the terrorists overseas, protect our borders at home, and keep America safe". Read More

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Mattis: Trump has delegated decisions on Afghan troop levels

Mattis: Trump has delegated decisions on Afghan troop levels

The prospect of new US troop levels in Afghanistan came at a time when senior USA officials warned of dire security situation in Afghanistan . The U.S. Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR). U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said on June 14 that he will present a new military strategy for Afghanistan , including an adjusted troop number within weeks. Read More

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Ron DeSantis describes 'strange encounter' with man before congressional baseball shooting

U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis , whose 6th District covers portions of Volusia and Flagler counties, told WESH 2 News a man asked him if the group on a Virginia baseball field were Republicans or Democrats. Remarking about the man's appearance, DeSantis said he was "the type of guy if you were walking down the street you wouldn't pick him out or think anything of him". Read More

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