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No. 1 national seed Oregon State will play Cal State Fullerton in the College World Series opener on Saturday. The full bracket is available here - the victor of LSU-FSU will face the victor of Oregon State and Cal State-Fullerton on Monday night.
  • Qatar Airways CEO: US 'fueling' the fire of Gulf crisis

    Qatar Airways CEO: US 'fueling' the fire of Gulf crisis

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    In an interview with Al-Jazeera English, Baker also came down hard on US President Donald Trump, whose country has been a longtime ally of Qatar. Many people in Qatar flocked to local supermarkets and grocery stores to stock up on food items after waking up to news of Saudi Arabia closing the country's only land border.
  • In fight for Philippine city, a painful window on war

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    The embassy told CNN it would not provide further details about the USA support due to "security reasons," but added US special operations forces have provided assistance in response to Philippine military requests for years. Padilla said that, as of Tuesday, the number of security forces and civilians who had died in the battle for Marawi stood at 58 and 26, respectively.
  • Spicer won't say if Sessions may claim privilege

    Spicer won't say if Sessions may claim privilege

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    Last Thursday, Comey testified before the Senate Intelligence Committee that it was this tweet that prompted him to leak his memos, via a law professor friend from Columbia University, to the press. At the beginning of Monday's press briefing, Spicer merely repeated his boss. Asked whether she would find out, Sanders joked that she would "look under the couches".
  • ATO deputy commissioner faces NSW court

    ATO deputy commissioner faces NSW court

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    Adam Cranston and his wife. Cranston, the 58-year-old Australian Taxation Office deputy commissioner, was issued with a court attendance notice last month for two charges of abusing public office to gain advantage. Police believe Mr Cranston may have unwittingly been implicated in the alleged fraud at the request of his son, Adam. Cranston, his daughter and another man charged in relation to the alleged fraud, Daniel Simon Hausman, are next scheduled to have their matters heard in court on ...
  • Qatar Airways CEO: US adding 'fuel to the fire' in Gulf rift

    Qatar Airways CEO: US adding 'fuel to the fire' in Gulf rift

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    An Iranian diplomat in Doha said three cargo planes from Iran were landing in Qatar each day, bringing mostly fruit and vegetables. Pakistan had expressed serious concerns over the growing tensions between Saudi Arabia and Qatar and on June 8, PM Sharif - during his visit to Kazakhstan - said Pakistan would do all it could to amicably resolve the diplomatic crisis in the Gulf .
  • Theresa May wants a formal coalition deal with the DUP

    Theresa May wants a formal coalition deal with the DUP

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    May confirmed to German Chancellor Angela Merkel in a phone call that Britain was ready to begin Brexit negotiations "as planned in the next couple of weeks", reassuring European Union leaders who had expressed doubts after her heavy electoral losses.
  • Qatar denounces Gulf states' policy of domination

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    Bahrain , Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates have signaled they may allow some Qataris to stay in their countries amid a diplomatic rift with the Gulf nation. In fact, the USA has its largest Middle East military base in Qatar, and regularly launches airstrikes from there against targets in Syria and Iraq.
  • Man gets death for FB blasphemy

    Man gets death for FB blasphemy

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    The prosecutor told The Times of India that Taimoor Raza was arrested "after playing blasphemous and hate speech material on his phone on a bus stop in Bahawalpur, where a counter-terrorism officer arrested him and confiscated his phone".
  • North Korea blasts Trump for withdrawing from Paris Climate Agreement

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    David Ige . At the signing ceremony, Ige said that " climate change is". "The measure adopted relevant sections of the Paris Agreement as state law, which gives us legal basis to continue adaptation and mitigation strategies for Hawaii despite the federal government's withdrawal from the treaty", state Sen.
  • Another Appeals Court Refuses To Reinstate Trump's Travel Ban

    Another Appeals Court Refuses To Reinstate Trump's Travel Ban

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    The messiness that Trump's tweets insert into the case-on another one, he called the courts slow and political-might dissuade the Supreme Court from taking it up, though the consistency of the appeals court rulings suggest the highest court may not need to settle any questions of constitutionality.
  • Russia cloud settles in over Trump's White House

    Russia cloud settles in over Trump's White House

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    As the Wall Street Journal noted, while the Secret Service installed recording systems for former presidents John F. Kennedy and Richard Nixon , such recordings could also have been created or maintained by other means. Mr. Spicer said the president wasn't delaying addressing the issue. A Justice Department spokeswoman said Sessions requested the open setting because "he believes it is important for the American people to hear the truth directly from him".
  • UK PM May said wants broader consensus on Brexit plan -lawmaker

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    After the Labour party made hefty electoral gains by focusing heavily on social issues, May listed areas such as education and housing as top policy priorities. But despite concerns about both her leadership style and the campaign, there is thought to be little appetite for an immediate attempt to oust her.
  • Hyundai Motor plays catch up with new subcompact SUV

    Hyundai Motor plays catch up with new subcompact SUV

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    Hyundai Motor unveiled its first subcompact sport utility vehicle Kona for advanced markets, including the United States, Europe and South Korea, as it tries to offset sliding sales in China and catch up with rivals in the segment. To read this article in one of Houston's most-spoken languages, click on the button below. To absorb a rapidly growing demand for SUVs, Hyundai has made a decision to diversify its SUV lineup by launching a variety of SUV models, including a high-performance one, ...
  • Burlington Mayor Discusses We Are Still In Climate Mayors' Effort

    Burlington Mayor Discusses We Are Still In Climate Mayors' Effort

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    Dylan Mathews over at Vox counted 115 times in which Trump tweeted some sort of skeptical claim about climate change from 2011 until October 2015.He said his own foundation will help coordinate the U.S. Hawaii Gov. David Ige has joined the alliance. The Senate gave its consent to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in 1992; this treaty provides a permanent seat at the table for the United States to engage with other countries each year at the Conferences of ...
  • Bahrain foreign minister to visit Turkey amid gulf crisis

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    Trump's phone call Wednesday made for a stark contrast to a series of tweets he sent Tuesday, in which he appeared to throw his weight behind the effort by Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt, along with Yemen, the Maldives and Libya, to ostracize Qatar.
  • Preparan homenajes en Bolivia por 50 años de caída del Che Guevara

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    El 'Che' Guevara, oriundo de la ciudad argentina de Rosario, llegó por primera vez a Bolivia en 1953; en 1955 conoció a Fidel Castro y su hermano Raúl en México, con quienes entabló amistad y participó de la decisiva batalla de Santa Clara en 1958 y la posterior toma de La Habana en 1959.
  • IOS 11 Will Stop App Developers Abusing Location Permissions

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    Apple is now making this possible by permitting tipping from within apps using in-app purchases. Previously, Apple did not have an official policy on tipping, but it repo rtedly discouraged the practice on several occasions. The grey area had kept tipping out of some popular apps who sought to avoid any tension with Apple . If app makers don't comply, they'll be removed from the App Store .
  • Northeast Asia Countries Suggested To Co-Host 2030 World Cup

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    Bong said Pyongyang is also likely waiting to see what may come out of the meeting between President Moon and U.S. President Donald Trump in Washington later this month. Nikai drew fire from South Korean citizens' groups supporting former comfort women as well as the media for remarks he made Saturday in Seoul that could be interpreted as criticizing moves in South Korea opposed to the 2015 bilateral deal.
  • Jared Leto confesó que en su mansión "pasan cosas extrañas"

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    Así lo aseguró en una entrevista al medio británico London Evening Standard , donde narró la presencia de entes del más allá en su 'acogedor hogar'. La verdad es que no es de extrañar, ya que el protagonista de 'Escuadrón Suicida' vive en un sitio de lo más peculiar.
  • NEW Penguins Win Second Straight Stanley Cup

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    The Pittsburgh Penguins pose for a group photo with the Stanley Cup Trophy after they defeated the Nashville Predators 2-0 in Game Six of the 2017 NHL Stanley Cup Final at the Bridgestone Arena on June 11, 2017 in Nashville , Tennessee.
  • Project to detect wrong-way vehicles on Phoenix freeway OK'd

    Project to detect wrong-way vehicles on Phoenix freeway OK'd

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    The vote came just days after Governor Doug Ducey asked ADOT to accelerate the system's construction, after a spate of wrong-way crashes, with one on June 6 resulting in two fatalities. Full installation will take seven months, and the performance of this pilot will guide further expansion. On freeway ramps, wrong-way vehicles will trigger alerts including illuminated signs with flashing lights aimed at getting drivers to stop.
  • Secret Service: We don't have Trump tapes

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    Acosta attempted to ask Spicer if Donald Trump has confidence in special counsel Robert Mueller, who was appointed by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein to oversee the Russian Federation investigation. The Secret Service said it found "no records" pertaining to the request. "White House aides have declined to answer questions about whether there are tapes, with press secretary Sean Spicer saying he was "not aware" and his deputy, Sarah Huckabee Sanders, saying she didn't know and ...
  • "Hard Brexit" plan is dead in the water: Scotland's Sturgeon

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    Scotland's first minister wants the country's devolved governments and major political parties to be involved in the process. But the Queen's Speech to mark the state opening of Parliament has reportedly been delayed "for a number of days" as Prime Minister Theresa May scrambles to secure the support of the Democratic Unionist Party to prop up her minority government.
  • Still no one claims $447M Powerball prize

    Still no one claims $447M Powerball prize

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    While the jackpot winning ticket was sold in California, the Tennessee Lottery said someone bought a ticket that won $50,000 in Jonesborough. The winning ticket was sold at Marietta Liquor & Deli in the small city of Menifee, the California Lottery said in a statement.
  • Mientras Temer enfrenta juicio, arrestan a su ex ministro

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    Por primera vez desde la democratización que siguió a una férrea dictadura que gobernó entre 1964 y 1985, Brasil enfrenta el riesgo de perder a su segundo presidente en menos de un año. Si el tribunal invalida las elecciones de 2014, el actual presidente de la Cámara Baja asumiría la presidencia y el Congreso tendría 30 días para elegir un mandatario interino que lidere el país hasta las elecciones de 2018.
  • Sony Announces PSVR Title Star Child At E3

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    The studio is also working on a sequel, Super Lucky's Tale , which was announced at Microsoft's E3 briefing on Sunday. The game will be developed by Playful and published by GameTrust, which was previously responsible for Song of the Deep and Has-Been Heroes .
  • Second US appeals court keeps Donald Trump's travel ban blocked

    Second US appeals court keeps Donald Trump's travel ban blocked

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    Despite this victory, the effects of the Muslim Ban remain in place: Visas issued to Iranians have fallen by 52% and Iranians are now subjected to months of inter-agency background checks and forced to hand over years of travel history and social media accounts to immigration officials.
  • Piden quitar inmunidad a Jimmy Morales por muerte de 41 niñas — Guatemala

    Piden quitar inmunidad a Jimmy Morales por muerte de 41 niñas — Guatemala

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    La diputada Morán dijo que el presidente también sería responsable de que no se contrataran a personas adecuadas. "En la línea de mando Jimmy Morales era el inmediato superior de los capturados, se sabe que a medida que sucedían los hechos, el presidente era informado y no dio instrucciones", detalló la legisladora Morán.
  • Qld man charged over 2015 toddler's death

    Qld man charged over 2015 toddler's death

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    Detectives investigating the death on Tuesday revealed a man had been taken into custody, although he is yet to be charged. Det Insp White said the case had been traumatic for investigators, who interviewed a "large number" of witnesses and medical experts over two years.
  • Navalny held as thousands protest Putin

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    The scale of the protests will show if Navalny can build on the success of a similar event in March, in which thousands took to the streets across Russian Federation. Petersburg, according to OVD-info, an non-governmental organization that monitors politically-motivated arrests in Russian Federation. He planned to attend the Moscow protest.
  • Package explodes at South Korean university, one hurt - fire official

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    The police have since dispatched a special team to conduct investigation on the parcel bomb, and have not ruled out that it could be a terrorist attack. Witnesses at the scene also told the police that a parcel went off suddenly, and they saw "small bolts shoot out" of the box. A package exploded at South Korea's Yonsei University in central Seoul on Tuesday, injuring one faculty member.
  • Saudi carrier seeks to poach Qatar Airways crews

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    Qatar Airways , which serves 150 destinations, launched 10 routes over the past financial year, including Adelaide, Atlanta and Helsinki. He also criticised Saudi Arabia and the UAE, both members of ICAO's governing council, for shutting down the airline's offices.
  • UK Election Result 2017: What Does A Hung Parliament Imply?

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    The Conservative Party would now need to form a coalition government with another party to form a majority, while were hoping for Labour do the same with other more left-wing parties. For example, Chuka Umunna, one of Corbyn's critics among moderate Labour parliamentarians, acknowledged that Corbyn ran a "positive and dynamic campaign" that emphasized hope.
  • Punished by voters, Theresa May says Brexit will go on

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    The DUP's deputy leader Nigel Dodds confirmed that the party's condition for shoring up the new Tory government is an assurance that Northern Ireland will not be accorded special European Union status after Brexit that will keep it distinct from the rest of the United Kingdom.
  • Jeremy Corbyn pledges to bury the hatchet with Labour rebels

    Jeremy Corbyn pledges to bury the hatchet with Labour rebels

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    He said in a tweet last month that he did not think Jeremy Corbyn's Labour party would poll 38 per cent in the general election on June 8. Ironically, the book that he was challenged to eat is entitled "Brexit". A politics professor has kept his word, after promising to eat his own book if Jeremy Corbyn won more than 38 percent of the vote in the United Kingdom election.
  • Mystery of riderless 'ghost motorbike' on motorway near Paris is solved

    Mystery of riderless 'ghost motorbike' on motorway near Paris is solved

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    An amateur video showing a "ghost motorbike" cruising along the A4 motorway outside Paris with no one riding it was like a scene from a science fiction movie, but the riddle has been solved. The bike's rider was knocked off in the crash and injured his arm. "The pilot may have fallen, and in view of the motorcycle, with a very low centre of gravity, it was possible to continue its journey", said Jean-Pierre Goy who has featured in James Bond films.