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A group called ACT for America organised anti-Sharia rallies in about two dozen cities and 20 states this weekend to protest what they claimed were "traditional Muslim practices, such as oppression of women, honour killings, homophobic violence, female genital mutilation and other abuses".
  • Democrats pray on baseball field after shooting

    Democrats pray on baseball field after shooting

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    Republicans won the 2016 game, breaking a streak of wins from the Democrats that started in 2009. The shooter has been identified as James Hodgkinson , age 66, from Belleville, Illinois. Since his election in 2010 he has coordinated with local law enforcement as he's traveled through his district and would continue to do so. "He was there this morning and is safe", Walker spokesman Jack Minor said this morning in an email.
  • Brexit talks to start next week

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    Brussels has insisted talks on the so-called divorce, taking in issues including the fee the United Kingdom will have to pay to sever its ties, must make sufficient progress before any discussion on a future trade agreement could begin. Guy Verhofstadt, the European Parliament's Brexit coordinator, said that Brexit can be halted, but if Britain reversed course it should not expect to keep getting its EU budget rebates or opt-outs from key EU rules.
  • Castile jury ends 4th day without verdict

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    Diamond Reynolds , Castile's girlfriend, and her 4-year-old daughter were in the auto when Yanez fired into the vehicle. July 7: Protesters converge overnight at Democratic Gov. Choi said the divisions between police and the community must be healed. Mr Yanez, who is Latino, was charged with second-degree manslaughter , punishable by up to 10 years in prison.
  • Helmut Kohl, chancellor who reunited Germany, dies at 87

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    NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said Kohl was "the embodiment of a united Germany in a united Europe ". According to Gorbachev, the former German chancellor "would be noted in the chronicles of our time not only because of his personal qualities, but also because he found himself at the helm of his country during a time of unprecedented turmoil" including the fall of the Berlin Wall .
  • Three little words sunk Michelle Carter

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    She told him to get back in the auto. At one point, Roy told Carter that he felt fearful and had gotten out of the truck. Carter is scheduled to be sentenced on August 3. The judge, Lawrence Moniz , of Bristol County Juvenile Court in southeastern MA, said the conduct of the woman, Michelle Carter , toward Conrad Roy III was not only immoral but illegal.
  • First round of Brexit talks to begin on Monday June 19

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    The first round of formal negotiations on Britain's withdrawal from the European Union will begin on June 19, it has been confirmed. In a joint EU and United Kingdom statement issued later on Thursday, officials said: " Michel Barnier , the European Commission's Chief Negotiator and David Davis , Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, agreed today to launch Article 50 negotiations on Monday June 19".
  • London inferno deaths rise to 30, many missing

    London inferno deaths rise to 30, many missing

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    While the disaster has prompted an outpouring of generosity, there was also fury at the authorities as the charred tower was cast as a deadly symbol of a divided society. Hundreds of demonstrators gather for the protest . Planning documents detailing the recent refurbishment of the block did not refer to a type of fire barrier that safety experts said must be used when high-rise blocks are re-clad.
  • Trump on Twitter confirms he's under investigation

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    Mueller has the authority to investigate whether Trump tried to obstruct justice which is a potentially impeachable offence. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein appointed Mueller as special counsel shortly after Comey's firing. "Evidently the White House is considering firing Mueller ". All week, some of Trump's most ardent defenders, including his son Donald Trump Jr., his White House counselor Kellyanne Conway and friend and occasional adviser Newt Gingrich have ...
  • Fowler leads US Open after firing first-round 65

    Fowler leads US Open after firing first-round 65

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    They were three shots clear of anyone else. Jason Day closed the opening round of the US Open on Thursday (Friday, Manila time) with a forgettable 79, putting him in a tie for 151st place and 14 shots off leader Rickie Fowler of the US.