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In the first attack, a suicide bomber struck near a popular ice cream shop overnight, killing 16 people. Citing unnamed police and hospital officials, The Associated Press reported that 13 people were killed and 24 were injured. As families break their fast after sundown, restaurants and cafes in Baghdad quickly fill up. During Ramadan last year, another section of Karrada was hit by massive suicide bombing that killed nearly 300 people, the deadliest single attack in the Iraqi capital in ...
  • Vidal anunciará un plan de mayor presencia policial en la provincia

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    Registrarme a las Alertas de Urgente24. Los oficiales, que estarán vestidos de fajina (uniformes tipo combate) con armas cortas y largas a la vista, se ubicarán en las esquinas, para que tengan un amplio margen de visión y para que sean vistos desde lejos, de manera que se acentúe el efecto disuasorio de su presencia.
  • Manchester Police Release Man With No Charge in Bomb Inquiry

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    The suitcase was not used in the attack, which was carried out when Abedi detonated an improvised bomb minutes after the concert ended, Greater Manchester Police Detective Chief Superintendent Russ Jackson said. In another sign of a lowering of security tensions, Victoria Station in Manchester, a major transport hub that was next to the blast site and has been shut since the tragedy, is due to reopen on Tuesday.
  • UK PM May's election lead narrowing, 6th poll since Manchester attack shows

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    But the 20-point opinion poll lead of the time is now into single figures. But he said the outcome of the election was now in doubt. 'Foreign exchange investors might not exactly embrace various aspects of the Labour party's domestic policy agenda, but they could potentially live with them as the price of a less disruptive Brexit under a government that was more willing to preserve the status quo on free movement of labour and trade'.
  • Emmanuel Macron Warns Of French Reprisal If Chemical Weapons Used In Syria

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    Macron was the first Western leader to speak to Putin after the Group of Seven summit the French leader attended over the weekend, where relations with Russian Federation were a key topic. Nevertheless, relations have been beset by mistrust, with Paris and Moscow backing opposing sides in the Syrian civil war and at odds over the Ukraine conflict.
  • Afghanistan cancels cricket matches with Pakistan

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    Most of the casualties were civilians , including women and children, but the dead also included Afghan security guards. The blast comes as Afghanistan is set to host an worldwide " Kabul Initiative" conference aimed at streamlining all efforts for peaceful resolution of the conflict in the country.
  • Narendra Modi's four-nation tour: PM to arrive in Spain today

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    The two leaders called on the worldwide community to end selective or partial approaches to combating terrorism and in this regard jointly called for the early finalization and adoption of a Comprehensive Convention on global Terrorism by the UNGA, the statement added.
  • Explosion in Afghanistan kills dozens

    Explosion in Afghanistan kills dozens

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    German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said the "despicable" attack killed an Afghan guard from the German embassy , and added that some employees had been injured, though he did not give further details. The BBC said one of its drivers was killed and four of its journalists were wounded. Four journalists were wounded and treated in hospital. More than 50 cars were either destroyed or damaged.
  • Ransomware WannaCry Infected Almost Only Windows 7 PCs

    Ransomware WannaCry Infected Almost Only Windows 7 PCs

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    WannaCry ransomware infected hundreds of thousands of computers in at least 150 countries over a short period of time. Sure, a handful of companies that didn't patch their Windows systems got hit hard, but organizations that were broadly impacted were, in many cases, using outdated, unsupported computers that were not patched .
  • Trump expected to keep United States embassy in Tel Aviv

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    The Jerusalem Embassy Act passed by Congress in 1995 mandating relocation of embassy to Jerusalem allows the president to waive the requirement in accordance with USA national security interests. A 35 acre hilltop in Jerusalem's Old City is home both to the holiest site in Judaism and Islam's third most-revered mosque. Moving the embassy is "something the President supports, something he supported during the campaign, something he still supports", the official said.
  • May to tell Trump intelligence 'must remain secure'

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    Chief Constable Ian Hopkins told the press that searches of the suspects' homes revealed "very important" clues. She added that despite the terror, fear will not prevail and young Europeans will continue to value their joy, love of life and their living together.
  • At least 80 killed by massive bomb in Kabul's diplomatic area

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    A statement from the Ministry of Interior Affairs says it "condemns in the strongest terms the terrorist attack" that killed so many, including women and children. Germany has had troops in Afghanistan for 15 years, primarily in the north in and around Mazar-e-Sharif. Reporting from the blast site 10 hours after the incident, TOLOnews' Karim Amini said the area had been largely destroyed as a result of the explosion.
  • Malaysia Airlines flight forced to land over bomb scare

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    The passenger was apprehended by airport security, Malaysia Airlines said . In a statement, the airline said: "Safety and security are of Malaysia Airlines' utmost priority". Former AFL player Andrew Leoncelli told the ABC he was near the front of the plane and saw a man carrying a big object go towards the cockpit and become really agitated.
  • Wisconsin plant explosion: Multiple burn victims reported after blast

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    There were unconfirmed reports of injuries and people unaccounted for. Williams said the three- or four-story structure housed the mill's lab. He said there is no danger to the public at this time, and no need for evacuation. "We are praying for our team", Riley Didion, the president of Didion Milling, told WISC-TV . The blast caused power outages in Cambria and nearby Randolph, but was mostly contained by 12:30 a.m.
  • White House communications director Dubke steps down

    White House communications director Dubke steps down

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    Dubke founded Crossroads Media , a GOP firm that specializes in political advertising. A senior official told Axios that Dubke , who had been attempting to restructure the press and communications operation, was leaving the White House on good terms.
  • Trump's communications director to step aside

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    Dubke, who worked closely with White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer, served as a behind-the-scenes player helping manage communications strategy, responses to crises such as the firing of James B. No word on whether or not The White House will follow suit. The White House has refused to confirm the claims made by the intelligence sources, telling CNN that its report "is yet another round of false and unverified claims made by anonymous sources to smear the [president]".
  • President Trump to announce Paris climate deal decision

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    Under the pact, virtually every nation voluntarily committed to combat climate change with steps aimed at curbing global emissions of "greenhouse" gases such as carbon dioxide generated from burning of fossil fuels that scientists blame for a warming planet, sea level rise, droughts and more frequent violent storms.
  • Successful ICBM interceptor test shows U.S. can outpace missile threats through 2020

    Successful ICBM interceptor test shows U.S. can outpace missile threats through 2020

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    The first stage is to intercept an incoming ICBM with an SM-3 missile fired from an Aegis ship in the Pacific. Tuesday's test involved the midcourse phase and was system's first live-fire event, matching a ground-based interceptor carrying an exo-atmospheric kill vehicle against an intercontinental ballistic missile-class threat created to replicate something that might come at the United States from North Korea or Iran, Syring said.
  • OEA suspende reunión sobre Venezuela

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    Por lo tanto, ahora serán los representantes permanentes ante la OEA quienes deberán tomar una decisión antes de la próxima asamblea general , convocada para los días 19, 20 y 21 de junio. Ninguna de estas propuestas es de consenso , por lo que será difícil redactar un texto que recabe los 22 votos necesarios o, si Venezuela da la sorpresa y asiste, los 23.
  • Por consenso, suspenden reunión de OEA sobre Venezuela

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    El canciller mexicano dijo que Venezuela vive una situación grave, extremadamente desigual y sin democracia, algo que no desearía que ocurra en México. La OEA suspendió hoy por consenso la reunión de consulta de cancilleres sobre Venezuela ante la falta de acuerdo sobre las dos propuestas de declaración presentadas, por lo que los embajadores deberán acordar ahora una fecha para otra reunión de cancilleres sobre el mismo tema a celebrarse antes de la Asamblea en México.
  • Elon to dump Trump over climate bump

    Elon to dump Trump over climate bump

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    After months of defending his decision to serve on Trump's business advisory board, the Tesla CEO said a United States pullout from the Paris climate agreement would effectively end their official ties. But administration sources reported Wednesday that Trump would soon announce his intention to withdraw from the agreement. At the G-7 summit last week, Trump refused to join the six other countries to endorse the landmark climate change accord, saying he needed more ...
  • México busca ayudar a Venezuela: Videgaray

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    Llamó, por tanto, a ayudar a Venezuela a gestionar su "difícil situación" en un marco en el que ese país "esté involucrado y sea un actor principal", "sin imposiciones ni intervencionismos". Fue precisamente la decisión del Consejo Permanente de la OEA de convocar a la reunión de consultas el paso que motivó la reacción de Venezuela de iniciar formalmente su salida de la entidad continental , un proceso que tardará dos años en completarse.
  • WH communications director Michael Dubke resigns as Trump plans staff overhaul

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    Dubke , 47, had been a behind-the-scenes player who helped manage the White House communications strategy, including the aftermath of President Trump's firing of FBI Director James Comey. The daily cited an email to friends by Dubke in which he wrote: "It has been my great honour to serve President Trump and this administration". The Republican president came home to face more questions on Russian Federation after media reports about communications during and after the campaign between ...
  • Sale gets warm reception in return to Chicago with Red Sox

    Sale gets warm reception in return to Chicago with Red Sox

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    A Leury Garcia RBI single and a two run single from Jose Abreu brought the Sox right back into the game. Rather than trying to strike everybody out with maximum velocity, Sale took a little off his fastball, pitched more with his two-seamer and looked to induce more contact in an attempt to lower his pitch count and stay in games longer.
  • Hastings' Amber Rudd to stand in for PM at BBC election debate

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    LONDON - Theresa May could be on course to lose her majority in parliament , according to striking new analysis by one of Britain's leading pollsters. "It is a sign of extreme weakness for a Prime Minister to avoid these debates". The Labour leader, however, did not mention Mrs May's absence during the debate, but a party source said it "spoke for itself".
  • Senate likely won't repeal Obamacare totally

    Senate likely won't repeal Obamacare totally

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    He presumably means changing rules to scrap the use of the legislative filibuster, which requires 60 votes for a bill to advance. They are planning to use the same rules for a later tax overhaul. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), among other GOP leaders, has said in no uncertain terms that the legislative filibuster isn't going away, the president's pleas notwithstanding.
  • Manifestantes contra Temer prendieron fuego un ministerio — Brasil

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    La jornada de protestas en Brasilia -que congregó entre 45.000 y 100.000 personas, según las autoridades o los organizadores- se saldó con 49 heridos, uno de ellos por arma de fuego, siete detenidos, así como con daños en ocho ministerios y en la Catedral , de acuerdo al recuento de la secretaría de Seguridad del Distrito Federal.
  • AP report: President Trump will withdraw U.S. from Paris climate accord

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    Trump has said the accord would cost the USA economy trillions of dollars without tangible benefit. While Trump now favours an exit, he has been known to change his thinking on major decisions and tends to seek counsel from a range of inside and outside advisers, many with differing agendas, until the last minute.
  • ITI: U.S. Should Stay in Paris Climate Agreement

    ITI: U.S. Should Stay in Paris Climate Agreement

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    As the US flirts with fleeing the Paris climate-change accord, Canada is aligning itself with the world's other two largest economies to take a global leadership role on the effort to limit greenhouse gas emissions. Responding to questions from reporters in the Oval Office, Mr Trump said he had been hearing from people on both sides of the Paris issue , but declined to indicate whether he had made up his mind.
  • Maduro acusó a opositores de quemar a un joven

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    El joven fue identificado como Edy Alejandro Terán y se convierte en el fallecido número 48 de las manifestaciones venezolanas. En Caracas , el alcalde de Chacao (este), Ramón Muchacho, reportó 46 heridos, mientras que en las afueras de la capital, en San Antonio de los Altos, el gobernador de Miranda, Henrique Capriles , confirmó que un joven fue herido de bala y se encuentra estable.
  • Why Trump's first trip overseas was a success

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    Back in Washington , the ongoing Russian Federation investigations await him along with another appeals court setback for his travel ban . Amusing thing, though, on his first foreign trip as president, the onetime isolationist found forgiveness and bonhomie from leaders and nations he trolled during the 2016 campaign.
  • Donald Trump's communications director Mike Dubke resigns

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    Moscow has denied United States intelligence agencies' conclusion that it meddled in the campaign to try to tilt the election in Trump's favour. Dubke said in a statement it had been an honor to serve Trump and "my distinct pleasure to work side by side, day by day with the staff of the communications and press departments".
  • Prime Minister Theresa May savages Jeremy Corbyn as the gloves come off

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    But even with the support of the Liberal Democrats, the Scottish National Party, Plaid Cymru and the Greens - described as the "coalition of chaos" by May - Corbyn would struggle to match May in terms of seats. Mr Corbyn defended his speech last week linking the Manchester bombing to Britain's military interventions overseas, winning support from Mr Robertson and applause from the audience.
  • Trump to announce Paris climate deal decision Thursday

    Trump to announce Paris climate deal decision Thursday

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    Trump tweeted early Wednesday that he'll announce his decision "over the next few days". More than 190 nations agreed to the text of the accord in December of 2015 in Paris, and 147 have already ratified or otherwise joined, including the United States, representing more than 80 percent of the globe's greenhouse gas emissions.
  • Nehal Hashmi's statement is direct threat to Supreme Court: PTI

    Nehal Hashmi's statement is direct threat to Supreme Court: PTI

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    Hashmi, at a Youm-i-Takbeer function in Karachi, had overtly challenged and threatened all those engaged in an inquiry against the prime minister and his family over allegations of corruption and stashing wealth overseas. The chief justice took the notice and on the note of the registrar containing the details of the speech threatening the institutions of dire consequences.
  • Shake Shack Inc (SHAK) Director Sells 20000 Shares of Stock

    Shake Shack Inc (SHAK) Director Sells 20000 Shares of Stock

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    RPG Investment Advisory LLC now owns 12,813 shares of the company's stock valued at $427,000 after buying an additional 1,400 shares during the period. Several research firms have recently commented on SHAK. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA increased its stake in shares of Shake Shack by 206.3% in the first quarter.