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Issues related to cooperation in fight against worldwide terrorism, security and situation in the Middle East and Afghanistan were on the agenda the SCO summit. Beijing-backed Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) formalized on Friday the admission of India and Pakistan during the political and security grouping's summit in Astana, Kazakhstan .
  • British Prime Minister Vows to Carry on Despite Election Losses

    British Prime Minister Vows to Carry on Despite Election Losses

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    With 649 of 650 seats in the House of Commons declared, the Conservatives had 318 to the Labour Party's 261. Some say that remarkable win for Labour - echoed elsewhere in places with big student populations - suggests that a rise in college-age voters helped prevent a widely expected victory for Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservatives in Thursday's election.
  • Piers Morgan apologizes to Ariana Grande

    Piers Morgan apologizes to Ariana Grande

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    The sell-out show on Sunday saw a line-up of global stars come together to pay tribute and raise funds for those affected by the Manchester terror bombing that killed 22 people . The show was a attractive show of love, bravery and solidarity and helped to raise over $10million for the We Love Manchester Emergency Fund . Those who attended Grande's original show were offered free tickets and some injured fans left their hospital beds to attend.
  • Cosby's accuser denies romance before alleged assault

    Cosby's accuser denies romance before alleged assault

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    Constand sued Cosby in 2005 after prosecutors initially decided not to charge him. Constand, who was an employee at Temple University at the time, has previously said that Cosby invited her to his home to talk about her career and her desire to switch careers.
  • CNN cuts ties with Kathy Griffin over video

    CNN cuts ties with Kathy Griffin over video

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    The consequences of this action were severe. The Secret Service also said it would look into the incident, tweeting that threats against protectees "receive the highest priority of all of our investigations". "I sincerely apologize. I am just now seeing the reaction of these images", the 56-year-old comedian and reality TV star said of the picture. The president's son, Donald Trump , Jr, posted several tweets urging the network to cut ties with Griffin.
  • Homepod is Apple's first

    Homepod is Apple's first "breakthrough home speaker", coming December for $349

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    It packs a four-inch woofer and an array of seven tweeters, each with its own driver to deliver better sound than smart speakers such as Alexa and Google Home . Apple played up the rich speaker quality of HomePod, and synched it with the company's music service that boasts 27 million subscribers. The Siri Speaker may be more of a living room device than a kitchen device.
  • Police name third London Bridge jihadi as Youssef Zaghba

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    The 22-year-old was the son of an Italian mother from the northern city of Bologna and a Moroccan father who held passports from both countries, Italian media reported. Police have arrested 12 people who are suspected to have connections with the dead terrorist, who wore a false bomb vest during the attack in London .
  • Apple Is Phasing Out 32-bit Apps For macOS From January 2018

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    In fact, it's a major reason we don't switch from the iPhone to Android. This was perhaps the most surprising announcement at WWDC 2017. A product that is created to go head-on against Amazon's Alexa and Google Home, the Apple HomePod is still under development and is expected to be released by December 2017.
  • Top intelligence officials deny receiving pressure from US President Donald Trump

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    Washington D.C. [U.S.A.], June 8: USA intelligence chiefs have refused to comment on whether President Donald Trump asked them to curb an FBI-led investigation into contacts between his election campaign and Moscow. "I understand. I am not going to go down that road in a public forum", Coats responded. Seizing the opportunity, Senators from both sides of the aisle pressed the intelligence chiefs about reports that President Trump had approached them in order to influence the ongoing ...
  • Ronaldo shines for Portugal, while Lloris dims French hopes

    Ronaldo shines for Portugal, while Lloris dims French hopes

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    France coach Didier Deschamps refused to blame Lloris, despite his captain's shockingly bad error on his 89th worldwide appearance - preferring instead to remind people of services rendered. There could well be a lot of nerves on show when the French host the Dutch at Stade de France on August 31. Sweden play host to France in Stockholm on Friday in what is a crunch match at the top of their World Cup qualifying group.