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President Donald Trump , who visited Scalise Wednesday night at the Washington hospital where he remains in critical condition , didn't attend, but recorded a video message played before the game. But finger-pointing lingered. Republican Steve King said Democrats would be reminded of "positions they've taken in the past that are not consistent with their voice for bipartisanship today".
  • Russia says it may have killed ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi

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    The Russian statement said that the strike targeted ISIS leaders as they met to discuss their exit from the city through the so-called southern corridor. The intervention proved crucial in ensuring the survival of Syria's embattled regime and armed forces, who are also backed by Iranian-trained militias from Lebanon and Iraq.
  • Its India vs Pakistan in ICC Champions Trophy 2017 final

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    As a result of their win, the defending champions set up a mouth-watering final with arch-rivals Pakistan at The Oval on Sunday. Though the one-sided affair could not reward the passionate Bangladeshi supporters who were vastly outnumbered at Edgbaston , they can still reflect on their side reaching a global semi-final for the first time in their history and a journey that included the incredible run chase against New Zealand in Cardiff when they chased down a victory target of ...
  • This is how celebrities are helping out after the Grenfell Tower fire

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    However, it wasn't just Adele who expressed her support to the victims of the tragic fire. Her Twitter account made no reference to it. Fan-captured photos show the singer making a low-key appearance at the Wednesday night vigil for the victims, where she was hugging, comforting and offering support to anyone affected by the horrific fire.
  • Trump dismisses obstruction of justice investigation with 'nice' tweet

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    And asked about Trump's own contention that he fired Comey with the Russian Federation probe in mind, and regardless of any recommendation from anyone else, Sessions said: "I guess I'll just have to let his words speak for themselves". Mark Corallo, a spokesman for Trump's private attorney, Marc Kasowitz, immediately condemned the Post report. Of the six in 10 Americans who think Trump tried to obstruct or impede the investigation, most are Democrats and independents.
  • Alun Wyn to captain Lions against Crusaders

    Alun Wyn to captain Lions against Crusaders

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    Captain James Parsons said their experience in New Zealand derbies played a big part in their success. Gatland's comments were met with derision in many quarters. "If we match them physically we have a good opportunity", said Dagg. "The way they fought hard to the end to get that result we needed and wanted".
  • Pence hires outside legal counsel

    Pence hires outside legal counsel

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    Vice President Pence has lawyered up. The Washington Post reported , citing an unnamed aide, that it took several weeks for Pence to hire Cullen and several candidates were interviewed for the job. Cullen's official biography touts his "extensive experience" defending large multi-nation corporations in investigations and says his counsel to corporate executives and others has involved "matters of the utmost sensitivity, often involving issues of national security".
  • NM Dems sign onto Emoluments suit against Trump

    NM Dems sign onto Emoluments suit against Trump

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    Earlier this year, private individuals who own hotels or restaurants or book events at hotels that they say compete with Mr. Trump's joined a lawsuit filed in federal court in NY by Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington , or CREW, a nonprofit watchdog group.
  • Reports say Mueller probe now examining possible Trump obstruction

    Reports say Mueller probe now examining possible Trump obstruction

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    Trump wrote on Twitter, in a pair of messages that ended with a reference to his campaign slogan "Make America Great Again". In a second tweet , Trump said , "You are witnessing the single greatest WITCH HUNT in American political history - led by some very bad and conflicted people!" Trump's young presidency has been battered by allegations - under investigation both by Congress and the FBI - that Russian Federation interfered to sway the 2016 election in his favor, in possible ...
  • British PM May faces mounting criticism over London tower block blaze

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    The death toll is expected to rise in the next few days. Police said although initial report suggested the fire was not lit deliberately, the investigation would continue to examine if any criminal offences had been committed. Her younger sister phoned the emergency services number and was told to remain in the flat. Fire Commissioner Dany Cotton told Sky would be a miracle if anyone were to be found alive.
  • Firefighters 'overwhelmed' by public's support

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    In addition to those killed, ambulance crews took 74 people to hospitals after the fire . Harley Facades Limited (HFL), who completed the Grenfell Tower refurbishment which included installing the exterior cladding , said its thoughts were with the residents and their families and they will fully support and cooperate with the investigations.
  • Australia's Starc, O'Keefe to miss Bangladesh Tests

    Australia's Starc, O'Keefe to miss Bangladesh Tests

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    Cartwright, dumped after making his test debut early this year at the SCG, has clambered above Moises Henriques and Marcus Stoinis in Australia's allrounder pecking order. The trip in August and September will be Australia's first Test tour of Bangladesh since Ricky Ponting's team visited in 2006. Australia have been bolstered by the presence of James Pattinson who will join fellow pacers, Josh Hazlewood and Pat Cummins, to create significant impact in the sub-continent.