• What Blayne Enlow brings to the Minnesota Twins

    What Blayne Enlow brings to the Minnesota Twins

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    So if the Twins can sign him and keep him from attending LSU on scholarship, it would seem like a good get at pick No. 78. On Monday night, he became the 14th Mississippi State Baseball Player to be selected in the first round of the MLB Draft.
  • Sessions heatedly denies improper Russia contacts

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    Ron Wyden aggressively questioned Attorney General Jeff Sessions on just what former FBI Director James Comey thought was "problematic" about Sessions that would ultimately lead to his recusal in the federal Russian Federation probe.
  • Mattis blames Congress for lack of military readiness

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    The remarks were a blunt reminder of the gloom underscoring U.S. military assessments of the war between the US-backed Afghan government and the militant groups, classified by USA commanders as a "stalemate" despite nearly 16 years of fighting.
  • Philippines' Duterte Unaware Of US Support Against Islamists

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    As soldiers and other servicemen sang the national anthem, three OV-10 attack aircraft dropped bombs on the ISIS-linked militants holed up around town, reports Reuters . "But their stronghold is only four", he said. "They have entrenched themselves in the bigger buildings that can not be easily cleared". Philippine flags were also flown at half-staff as the country mourned the killings of 13 marines in a fierce battle in Marawi on Friday.
  • Huge fire engulfs west London tower block

    Huge fire engulfs west London tower block

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    A block of flats in London is on fire, with people reportedly trapped inside. Metropolitan Police report evacuations are now underway. The emergency services in London are now at the scene of a major blaze at a 23-storey residential tower block in Sheppard's Bush.
  • Golden State Warriors beat Cleveland Cavaliers to win NBA title

    Golden State Warriors beat Cleveland Cavaliers to win NBA title

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    Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant gestures as he holds the Bill Russell NBA Finals Most Valuable Player Award after Game 5 of basketball's NBA Finals between the Warriors and the Cleveland Cavaliers in Oakland , . Instead, Durant was able to stay on the floor and the Warriors ripped off a 28-4 run that turned an eight-point deficit into a 16-point lead. "If we wind up winning this thing, then we have a champion", Green's mother, Mary Babers-Green, told USA TODAY Sports ...
  • Britain's Prince William and Kate to visit Poland, Germany

    Britain's Prince William and Kate to visit Poland, Germany

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    The tour was first announced in March. It is believed that the trip is part of the royal couple's unofficial duties as Brexit ambassadors , as they attempt to maintain and strengthen the UK's relations with Europe as it prepares to leave the EU.
  • Fedeindustria llama al diálogo productivo

    Fedeindustria llama al diálogo productivo

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    El presidente de Fedeindustria Orlando Camacho . " Estamos comprometidos con la producción, con abastecer el mercado interno y la exportación , son más de 3.500 empresarios afiliados a Fedeindustria que participan en el diálogo productivo", sentenció.
  • Scottish nationalists left with no silver lining after heavy losses

    Scottish nationalists left with no silver lining after heavy losses

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    Davidson led her party to its best result in Scotland for three decades, in contrast to Conservative Prime Minister Theresa May's dismal showing elsewhere in the UK. It's not yet certain how this election will impact on the likelihood of a second independence referendum. A defiant Mrs May ignored calls for her to resign and formed an alliance with the DUP in Northern Ireland.
  • CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan Fast Ends After Situation In Mandsaur Improves

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    The CM also announced: "To help farmers who can not pay interests, we will try to provide loan at 0% interest rate". "So, I have decided from tomorrow I will be listening to grievances in-person", the chief minister said. Following the incident, Congress vice president, Rahun Gandhi tweeted the picture of the elderly woman being beaten by the cops saying, " BJP spreading love".
  • Texas sheriff's deputy, husband accused of murder leave jail

    Texas sheriff's deputy, husband accused of murder leave jail

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    And they did not let go. "But he did not stop". Hernandez was hospitalized after the confrontation. Thompson and his wife, Deputy Chauna Thompson, are both charged with murder in Hernandez's May 28 death outside a Denny's restaurant in Sheldon, an unincorporated community 17 miles northeast of Houston .
  • Ed Miliband and Iain Duncan Smith to host Radio 2 show

    Ed Miliband and Iain Duncan Smith to host Radio 2 show

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    Miliband will host Radio 2's Jeremy Vine show for the week beginning 19 June, with Duncan Smith taking the slot for the week beginning 26 June. In a blow to the job prospects of hacks everywhere, former Labour leader Ed Miliband and former Tory leader Iain Duncan Smith are to join the ranks of politicians converting into journalists later this month, with each serving as a guest host on BBC Radio.
  • Queen's Speech could be delayed, says Damian Green

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    Business optimism in the United Kingdom economy plunged after the election. They say the "sensibles" are Damian Green , effectively deputy prime minister after yesterday's Cabinet changes, Chancellor Philip Hammond and Ruth Davidson, the Scottish Tory leader.
  • Sessions Calls Notion He Colluded With Russia a `Detestable Lie'

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    He also criticized "false attacks" and "innuendo" that he implied were created to thwart the Trump administration's capacity to enact its agenda. Dianne Feinstein about whether he spoke with President Donald Trump about Comey's firing, Sessions said: "I'm not able to discuss or confirm or deny the nature of private conversations that I may have had with the president on this subject or others".
  • Islamic State claims responsibility for Melbourne seige

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    Police rescued the woman taken hostage in Melbourne after a standoff lasting longer than an hour in the beachside suburb of Brighton. However, when she arrived with a male staff member, Khayre killed him and took the woman hostage. Victoria police said it was investigating whether the incident was "terrorism related". He said it was too early to know what Khayre had been planning, but said it was a "possibility" that he wanted to ambush police.
  • Philippines says militants control 20 percent of besieged city

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    Military spokesman Brigadier General Restituto Padilla branded the Amaq report "pure propaganda". "This is a problem which is amidst us", Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong told Australian radio on Saturday as the battle to re-take Marawi neared the end of the third week, with a death toll of almost 200.
  • Fuerte sismo en este de Grecia deja un muerto y 11 heridos

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    El sismo también causó daños en la cercana isla de Quíos . Heridos. Bomberos buscan heridos entre los escombros tras el sismo que sacudió la isla griega de Lesbos . Por el momento no se reportaron víctimas ni daños materiales, dijo el gobernador provincial, Erol Ayyildiz, citado por la agencia Anadolu. Según CNN Türk, en Karaburun se sintió también una réplica de magnitud 4.9.
  • European Union council chief warns United Kingdom to avoid 'no deal' Brexit

    European Union council chief warns United Kingdom to avoid 'no deal' Brexit

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    Its national chairman, Mike Cherry, said: "Negotiations should be led by a government and a Prime Minister that will be in place for the duration, and so we call for a delay to the scheduled start of negotiations". Concerns grew that Brexit negotiations could be put on hold after Britain's Conservative Party failed to secure a majority in Parliament and a clear mandate in the snap election Thursday.
  • Attorney General Jeff Sessions denies 'false and scurrilous allegations'

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    The White House has denied any collusion with Moscow. -He denied that he violated his recusal by advising the president to fire the then-FBI director, James Comey . "I know nothing but what I've read in the paper", Sessions said. There are none, Sen. "This is a secret innuendo being leaked out there about me, and I don't appreciate it".
  • Ryan: "Let Mueller do his job"

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    In that interview , Ruddy said of Trump , "I think he's considering perhaps terminating the special counsel". Mueller was interviewed both by the Justice Department and by the president personally for the director's position, according to a senior White House official.
  • Texas police seize 600 pounds of meth-laced lollipops

    Texas police seize 600 pounds of meth-laced lollipops

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    According to court records , bond for Mick, who has no prior drug convictions in Harris County, was set at $1 million. But police also noticed something else as the two attempted to flee officers in their auto: The back hatch door on the suspects' vehicle would not close, per CNN .
  • No plan to sack Russian Federation probe head Mueller: US justice official

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    The friend, Christopher Ruddy , chief executive of Newsmax Media, who was at the White House Monday, said on PBS' " NewsHour " that Trump was "considering, perhaps, terminating the special counsel". Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii. Sessions' appearance before the intelligence committee is an indication of just how much the Russian Federation investigation has shaded his tenure.
  • Grand jury looking at Detroit home demolition program

    Grand jury looking at Detroit home demolition program

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    A newspaper says contractors involved in Detroit's home demolition program have been subpoenaed for records by a federal grand jury. Wayne State University law professor Peter Henning, a former federal prosecutor, told The News the involvement of a grand jury "could signal a broadening of the investigation ".
  • Dershowitz: Comey's Statement Shows Trump Did Not Obstruct Justice

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    Trump went on to say he also did not ask Comey for a pledge of loyalty, a claim Comey made in his testimony earlier this week. "I will tell you, I didn't say that", the president said . Still, he maintained he had never asked Comey for a pledge of allegiance. I mean, think of it, I hardly know the man. "No, I didn't say that, and I didn't say the other ", he added.
  • Nicola Sturgeon fails to convince voters on education and services

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    Nicola Sturgeon said independence is not a "magic solution" to Scotland's problems as she was questioned over her government's record. "Nearly half the population voted against Brexit and during the course of the campaign the Tories have clearly fixed to the right and are trying to move the Brexit vote and have made very little attempt to reach out to the half of the population who take a very different view of the world they want to live in".
  • Plans for a hard Brexit have not changed, says UK

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    In a bid to stave off a leadership challenge, May has avoided making major changes to her Cabinet, leaving those most likely to challenge her for the leadership in the positions they held before last week's election. MPs and ministers also feel they were treated disdainfully by May's two chiefs of staff, Fiona Hill and Nick Timothy, who resigned over the weekend as the PM tried to make concessions.
  • KFC to send chicken sandwich to edge of space on balloon

    KFC to send chicken sandwich to edge of space on balloon

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    KFC and space flight company World View are raising awareness for the chain's Zinger chicken sandwich by sending it to the stratosphere in a World View stratospheric balloon. Representing enormous untapped potential, Stratollites could serve as stationary Wi-Fi hubs in remote or undeveloped areas that may not have existing internet access, or monitor ongoing crisis situations from a previously inaccessible vantage point.
  • 20 killed in Kabul funeral bombings

    20 killed in Kabul funeral bombings

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    The attack was aimed at foreign troops. Incensed over the Wednesday suicide attack that left 90 dead in Kabul's diplomatic zone, Afghans took to the streets Friday to demand the government's resignation. The funeral was for the son of deputy head of Senate, Salim Ezadyar. But the dead also included Afghan security guards at the facilities, including the US Embassy, and 11 American contractors were wounded - none with life-threatening injuries, a US State Department official said.
  • Wisconsin Interstate Shooter Committed

    Wisconsin Interstate Shooter Committed

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    The State Journal (http://bit.ly/2s6axgR ) reports Screnock found the West Allis man was suffering from schizophrenia and believed he had uncovered a secret Federal Bureau of Investigation base when he shot multiple rounds into a vehicle with tinted windows on the interstate in Lake Delton in May 2016.
  • Qataris married to nationals of Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and UAE can stay

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    A three-person military team has been sent to Qatar Monday to explore and coordinate the deployment of forces in the country, the Turkish military said on Tuesday, APA reports quoting Anadolu agency. The diplomatic row was not helping either to resolve the Syria crisis or fight terrorism, the Kremlin said. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has walked a more diplomatic line of the issue, in a move sources characterized as a "good-cop-bad-cop" ploy.
  • Theresa May re-appoints minister she had fired

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    But speaking during a visit to Paris to meet French president Emmanuel Macron, Mrs May told reporters: "We as Government remain absolutely steadfast in our commitment to the Belfast Agreement and the subsequent agreements and we continue to work with all the parties in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland in ensuring that we can continue to put in place those measures necessary to fulfil those agreements".
  • Colombia golea a Camerún con James y Yerri Mina de protagonistas

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    El próximo partido de la selección Colombia será por la Eliminatoria Sudamericana ante Venezuela en condición de visitante el 31 de agosto y luego enfrentará en el Metropolitano de Barranquilla a Brasil el 5 de septiembre. Durante el minuto 51 de la segunda mitad Yerry Mina vuelve a marcar tras asistencia de Giovanni Moreno, el cuadro triolor muestra su superioridad ante la selección de Camerún .
  • Sessions: I never had private meetings with Russians on election interference

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    Attorney General Jeff Sessions is contradicting fired Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey's testimony about his concerns over a meeting he had with Trump. When Harris asked Sessions to say whether or not he asked to see a written policy that would allow him to evade the committee's questions without formally invoking executive privilege , Sen.
  • Sessions testifies before Senate Intelligence Committee

    Sessions testifies before Senate Intelligence Committee

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    He has acknowledged two meetings past year with Russia's ambassador to the U.S., Sergei Kislyak. Such a move would be complicated and potentially politically explosive. The Kremlin, which has repeatedly denied the U.S. accusations about election interference, has threatened retaliatory measures if new sanctions go forward, including seizing U.S.
  • Trump has 'no intention' of firing special counsel Mueller -White House

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    Trump's allies have begun raising questions about special counsel Robert Mueller's impartiality - he's a former FBI director who has worked with fired FBI Director James Comey - and floating the idea that Trump might replace him. "I said that the President was indeed considering that". Brian Schatz about the scope of Sessions' recusal, Rosenstein said Sessions "actually does not know what we're investigating, and I'm not going to be talking about it publicly".
  • Erdogan expresses support for Qatar amid Arab crisis

    Erdogan expresses support for Qatar amid Arab crisis

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    Tillerson said at a press conference that the blockade had caused "unintended" consequences, and was "hindering USA military actions in the region and the campaign against ISIS". Those have included supporting Islamic extremists and friendliness with Iran . "They have to end that funding". The US president s rhetoric on Friday, however, did not appear likely to calm spirits in Doha .