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Confederations Cup: Mexico come from behind to beat New Zealand 2-1

Just 27 minutes in Osorio got into a heated exchange with the New Zealand bench, and in the process he dropped a couple of f-bombs that got picked up by a field mic. Portugal and Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo remained coy about his future with the Spanish football giants, refusing to take questions beyond the Confederations Cup where his national team won 1-0 against hosts Russian Federation. Read More »

That Special Election in Georgia


While obstruction of justice-allegations of which Trump appeared to confirm he is being investigated for, even if his lawyers have denied it-is a serious charge, but whether it leads to his removal from office will ultimately be a political decision. Read More »

Celebrity chef Darren Simpson dies in Australia


Darren Simpson (far right) with co-stars Ben O'Donoghue and Anna Gare in a promotional photograph for their show Best In Australia. Simpson grew up in Armoy and Hillsborough outside Belfast, one of three children of publican parents. He worked at La Sala in Surry Hills, and Woollahra's La Scala on Jersey and The Light Brigade, before heading north to BV Pizzeria and Wine Bar on Queensland's Sunshine Coast. Read More »

Mourners gather for funeral of Ohio man detained in N. Korea

Mourners have paid their respects to an American college student who was detained in North Korea for over a year and died shortly after being returned home to OH in a coma. Warmbier's death is "an outrage even by North Korean standards", said John Delury, an associate professor of Chinese studies at Yonsei University in Seoul . Read More »

South Australia's bank levy is an outcome that many investors feared

This compares to the federal levy of six basis points or 0.06 per cent to raise $6.2 billion over four years for budget fix. The move has embroiled the country's five biggest banks in a brawl with the South Australian which attempted to justify the tax by claiming the banks were "significantly undertaxed". Read More »

Anger in Mosul as Islamic State destroys historic mosque


It was there that its leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi declared a "caliphate" as militants seized swathes of of Syria and Iraq . After eight months of bad horrors and incredible bravery, the end game is upon ISIS in Mosul . ISIS fighters earlier this year destroyed part of the historic Roman amphitheater in the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra, according to reports . Residents said that IS fighters ordered families living in the area to evacuate in preparation for a final stand. Read More »

Mourners gather for funeral of student detained in North Korea

State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said the United States holds North Korea accountable for Warmbier's "unjust imprisonment" and urged Pyongyang to release three other Americans who are detained. "Part of what made him such a vibrant life was that he was willing to go out and explore and try and find out more things", said family friend Gretchen Tash. Read More »

Trump says he doesn't have Comey recordings

Former FBI Director Robert Mueller has since been tapped for the job. In one of those meetings, according to Mr Comey, the President had asked him to pledge his loyalty. Q: When will you tell us about the recordings? Trump: Oh, you're going to be very disappointed when you hear the answer. Trump later said he was joking. Read More »

EU chief Tusk says Brexit could be reversed


Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel has immediately countered the suggestion of European Council President Donald Tusk that the door for Britain to stay in the EU is still slightly ajar. After a string of small-scale terrorist attacks in European capitals this week, the EU leaders also agreed to join efforts seeking to curb online extremism and crack down on Europeans who go overseas to fight jihad. Read More »

Trump congratulates Handel for winning in Georgia


Taking to Twitter on Tuesday night and into Wednesday morning, Donald Trump Jr . didn't hold back his thoughts on the George race and the Democratic Party . Plus, in a year and a half, she'll have the added baggage of a congressional voting record. What do you make of those attacks? Some are arguing that the Georgia race, in which Republicans ran heavily against Nancy Pelosi , proves that she is toxic and should retire. Read More »

HC moved against single-window engg admission counselling


A huge number of eligible and interested candidates applied for the examination. University officials said that the generation of random numbers had helped address 31 cases of students with similar top scores. This is because several engineering candidates in the rank list are also eligible for medical seats. The rank list will be uploaded in the form of a merit list containing the rank of candidates keeping the category and quota rules in consideration. Read More »

France's Macron Endorses Russia, Assad Against ISIS

That appears to be about to change under Macron. A handout picture released by the official Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA) shows Syrian President Bashar al-Assad attending a cabinet meeting during which he launched administrative reforms, on June 20, 2017, in the capital Damascus. Read More »

Defiant Nancy Pelosi says she's not going anywhere

Handel's tough race, combined with closer-than-usual GOP House victories in Kansas, Montana and SC, suggests Trump will dominate the coming election cycle, forcing Republicans to make peace with him, for better or worse. "That would be very bad for the Republican Party - and please let Cryin' Chuck stay!" Pelosi told members at the Wednesday morning meeting about Georgia, "unfortunately this is a loss for us, but it's not good news for them", referring to Republicans. Read More »

Tropical storm's remnants to bring heavy rain to Arkansas

Bay County Sheriff Tommy Ford tells the News Herald deputies responded to 37 calls regarding swimmers in the Gulf on Tuesday as the storm brought heavy rain to Florida's Panhandle. Department of Agriculture to request assistance. The storm should turn north-northeast later Thursday and then turn northeast Friday . The storm is expected to enter the southern Ark-La-Tex and move to near Shreveport by 7 p.m. Read More »

Australia to resume airstrikes against Islamic State targets in Syria


The Shahed-129 UAV was shot down by the US Strike Eagle about 12:30 am on Tuesday morning after it advanced on Coalition forces and showed intent hostile. The competition between the Syrian forces and US -backed rebels has increased in the desert region since IS extremists abandoned large swathes of the territory as they moved to defend Raqqa and Deir Zor. Read More »

Merkel says UK offer on EU citizens 'a good start'


They were to be briefed by Michel Barnier , who launched the Brexit negotiations for them on Monday, and discuss the move of two European Union agencies from London after Britain quits. Embattled British Prime Minister Theresa May will try on Thursday to convince European leaders she can still push through Brexit despite being badly weakened by an election bet that turned sour. Read More »

Kushner, Greenblatt met with family of murdered Border Policewoman in Israel

Israel says seven Arabs were arrested over a plot to kill army officers for the Islamic militant Hamas that rules Gaza to avenge the killing of one its members. US mediated negotiations collapsed in 2014. Kushner will arrive on Wednesday for meetings in Ramallah and Jerusalem. Jason Greenblatt , Mr Trump's global envoy, arrived on Monday. Read More »

Ga. Republican Base Rallies For Handel In Election Victory


Jon Ossoff supporter Jan Yanes, center, cries as the Democratic candidate for the 6th congressional district special election in Georgia concedes Tuesday night. Republicans , at least for the moment, won't be made to pay for the sins, real and imagined, of their president. Martin asked . Ossoff's response may reveal just why he lost the election - that and the fact that he couldn't even vote in the district he was running to represent because he wasn't a resident. Read More »

Funeral for Otto Warmbier held in Ohio

June 22, 2017. Sentenced to hard labor early a year ago for stealing a political poster from a North Korean hotel, Warmbier was medically evacuated to the United States in a coma last week after almost 18 months in captivity. Just two days earlier, his friends organized a vigil attended by hundreds at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville. Tillerson said the United States and Chinese officials had agreed that companies from both nations should not do business with any UN-designated ... Read More »

Teen swept under by current in New Jersey lake

Authorities say Quinn attempted to rescue 16-year-old Kaliyah Hand, of Atlantic City, from a rip current as the teens swam on June 15. He says his friend kept gasping for air as he surfaced before he disappeared. Counselors will be available at Hamilton High School West for students and staff today, according to the report. "His sense of humor and contagious laugh will truly be missed by all who knew him". Read More »

Bernie Sanders to headline 'Don't Take Our Health Care' tour

It is, as Sanders has said previously, reverse Robin Hood, where Republicans take from the poor and the sick, and give to the rich and healthy. Sanders added while all politicians have beefs with the media, "there has never been a president, or political leader, who has basically said, 'Everything you see on mainstream television or mainstream media - The New York Times, The Washington Post, Vox, whatever it may be - is a lie, don't believe it'". Read More »