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Sailors Killed in Collision Off Japan's Coast Named

It could have been much worse. "Navy officials say they're notifying the families of the deceased and will officially release names of the dead sailors at a later date", John Matthews reports from Tokyo for our Newscast unit. Their families will head to Japan in the coming days for a memorial service on board the USS Fitzgerald where it sits docked at its base. At a news conference Sunday,... [Full Article...]

Israel strikes Gaza militant sites after projectile fired

Israel strikes Gaza militant sites after projectile fired Meanwhile, Palestinian security and medical sources reported that several explosions were heard in Gaza City and south of the coastal enclave, reports Efe news. Israel has embarked on "intensive" discussions with Hamas in recent weeks over a deal that could secure the release of four Israeli citizens who are believed to be held captive by the Islamist group in the Gaza Strip, Israel's publ... [Full Article...]

Fire breaks out at tower block that's minutes from evacuated Camden estate

Fire breaks out at tower block that's minutes from evacuated Camden estate Camden Councilor Georgia Gould announced last week that residents' safety could not be guaranteed and those living in buildings deemed unsafe by fire officials "must leave", the Camden Council said in a statement . He told me his family were just fed up, that they desperately wanted to go home, but had no idea when that might be. "I've called the council number multiple times and they still hav... [Full Article...]

Afghan soldier attacks foreign soldiers, wounding 4

The NATO-led Resolute Support Mission said one Afghan soldier was also killed and another injured in the incident. Though police put the death toll at two, local hospitals received at least five dead bodies and 30 wounded, majority civilians. [Full Article...]

Newborn tips the scales at 14.4 pounds — WHOA BABY

Newborn tips the scales at 14.4 pounds — WHOA BABY None of his clothes or diapers fit him when he was born! Arthur Keisler also revealed spending some time in the gift shop in a haze as his wife had given birth to a newborn that was the size of a typical 4- to 5-month-old. "I couldn't believe it", Richmond, 37, said. "I've been an obstetrics nurse for 29 years, but I've never seen a 14-pound baby", Donna Hinton, a certified registered nurse at t... [Full Article...]

Gas prices fall a bit more in northern New England

Gas prices fall a bit more in northern New England This compares with the national average, which has fallen 2.6 cents in the past week to $2.25. AAA found self-serve, regular selling for as low as $2.01 and as high as $2.41 per gallon. On Sunday, the average unleaded price statewide was $2.21, the lowest since December 2016. Prices have continued to fall. Average retail gasoline prices in Kentucky have fallen 0.5 cents per gallon in the ... [Full Article...]

Gunfire heard at Mali resort area popular with foreigners

Soldiers of Malian security forces walk at the entrance of the Kangaba tourist resort following an attack where gunmen stormed Le Campement Kangaba in Dougourakoro, to the east of the capital Bamako , Mali June 19, 2017. A state of emergency has been renewed several times since the Radisson Blu attack, most recently in April when it was extended for six months. Religious extremism in Mali once ... [Full Article...]

Delhi Golf Club 'sorry' after woman ejected over dress

Delhi Golf Club 'sorry' after woman ejected over dress In their words, "maids are not allowed". "It is unfortunate that an undesirable attempt is being made to give the incident political and cultural overtones", further said the Club. "I have travelled nearly all over the world and several parts of India and eaten food in the best hotels and clubs. I am comfortable in my traditional dress and my body was covered and not exposed". [Full Article...]

French Police Targeted in Paris Terror, Suspect Dead

French Police Targeted in Paris Terror, Suspect Dead There was no early claim of responsibility for the assault. France has been under a state of emergency since the November 2015 attacks by Islamic extremists in Paris . Editor's note: Deutsche Welle follows the German press code, which stresses the importance of protecting the privacy of suspected criminals or victims and obliges us to refrain from revealing full names in such cases . [Full Article...]

British leader seeks fire inquiry; German building evacuated

British Prime Minister Theresa May today ordered a "major investigation" into the use of cladding on high-rise buildings across the United Kingdom after 95 tower blocks covered by 35 local authorities failed fire safety tests. The spokeswoman also said the Council incorporates a range of fire safety measures to ensure the safety of the building, including sprinkler protection, automatic smoke ve... [Full Article...]

57 dead in US-led strikes on IS Syria prison

57 dead in US-led strikes on IS Syria prison Scrocca said the jail was targeted to disrupt " ISIS's ability to facilitate and provoke terrorist attacks against the coalition, our partner forces and in our homelands". Along with the Syrian Democratic Forces, led by Kurdish militias, the coalition is now taking part in an offensive against IS positions in al-Raqqa province, the terror organization's main stronghold in Syria . [Full Article...]

Crystal Palace chairman Parish: De Boer can shake this club up

Crystal Palace chairman Parish: De Boer can shake this club up But which boss is most likely to be the first dismissed? De Boer has been out of work since an 85-day spell in charge of Inter Milan ended at the start of November previous year. "I've signed for three years, so I want to stay for three years. The continued growth of our global fan base and the attraction of Premier League makes the club an attractive partner for ManBetX, and our growing reach a... [Full Article...]

Germany: don't expect Turkish bodyguards at G-20

Germany: don't expect Turkish bodyguards at G-20 To read this article in one of Houston's most-spoken languages, click on the button below. U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin are expected to attend the talks. A Turkish foreign ministry statement Sunday reiterated that the deployment of Turkish troops in Qatar contributed to regional security and was not aimed at a specific country. [Full Article...]

Seattle has the fastest-growing home prices in the country

Seattle has the fastest-growing home prices in the country Local house-price gains slowed slightly during April, putting Cleveland at the rear of a 20-city pack of cities tracked in a closely watched monthly report updated Tuesday. Their data says that rental single-family homes have grown by 45 percent since 2000, especially just south of the Seattle city limits. They can't. Rather, will home-price gains gently slow, or will they crash and take the econo... [Full Article...]

Senate Republicans plan to release revised version of health care bill

The Senate bill repeals that provision - and the CBO projected there would be up to 4 million fewer people with employer-based insurance in 2018, and upward of 9 million fewer by 2022. "Asked if he had seen the Senate bill, McCain said that he hadn't and joked that no other American has". The revised Senate bill keeps numerous provisions of the June 22 draft. [Full Article...]

Kellyanne Conway Defends Medicaid Cuts, Says Adults Can Always Find Jobs

Kellyanne Conway Defends Medicaid Cuts, Says Adults Can Always Find Jobs In fact, this is slowing the growth of Medicaid and allowing governors more flexibility in their states to be able to give the dollars out as they - because they are closest to the people in need. "These are not cuts to Medicaid ", Conway said on ABC's "This Week." "We would not pull the rug out from anybody", Price said, "and we would not have individuals lose coverage that they want f... [Full Article...]

Chelsea 1st to visit Tottenham at Wembley in Premier League

Chelsea 1st to visit Tottenham at Wembley in Premier League The Hammers' first match of the season is away to Manchester United on Saturday August 12, while their third, on Saturday 26, is a trip to Championship winners Newcastle . Manchester City's title credentials will get a stern test early in the season, as they're due to face Chelsea on September 30 at Stamford Bridge . [Full Article...]

Ravi Shastri to apply for Team India's head coach post

Ravi Shastri to apply for Team India's head coach post They established a wonderful working relationship, and it should not take much effort to revive that one more time. The Indian Express reports a BCCI official saying, "barring a miracle, Kumble won't continue". "I believe it is best I hand over this responsibility to whomever the CAC and BCCI deem fit". The last date for submissions is July 9. Or, perhaps we should speak of an "eligible candidat... [Full Article...]

Alec Baldwin Confirms He Will Return to 'SNL' as Donald Trump

Alec Baldwin has confirmed that he'll once again play President Donald Trump onSaturday Night Live next season. The actor told CNN on Monday that he'll reprise his impression of Trump on Season 43 of NBC's late-night sketch show: "Yeah, we're gonna fit that in. [Full Article...]

New 'Petya' ransomware virus hits Europe

New 'Petya' ransomware virus hits Europe There's very little information about who might be behind the disruption, but technology experts who examined screenshots circulating on social media said it bears the hallmarks of ransomware , the name given to programs that hold data hostage by scrambling it until a payment is made. [Full Article...]


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