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Revellers fearless British weather for Queen's street party

Thousands of people will again crowd onto the streets outside Buckingham Palace later for the largest street party The Mall has ever seen. Despite the general good cheer, the non-profit event has not been without controversy. Mrs Mayne said: "We couldn't get any wetter". The hampers were filled with a range of picnic lunch treats from a can of Pimm's and a mini pork pie to two cupcakes. Read More

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Clinton, Trump react to Orlando nightclub massacre

Orlando Police Chief John Mina told the news agency that police shot and killed Mateen . He was armed with an assault-type rifle, a handgun and some sort of "suspicious device", police said. I have been in constant communication with Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer, Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs and state and local law enforcement this morning. Read More

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Iraqi forces retake neighborhood in Fallujah offensive

Iraqi forces said on Wednesday they had begun to make progress against Islamic State inside a built-up district of Falluja, the militants' stronghold to the west of Baghdad . Iraqi army soldiers and fighters from the Popular Mobilization Units are seeking to win back militant-held regions in joint operations. In statements attributed to Sistani from the Iraqi holy city of Najaf, he urged the Shia militias and the Iraqi Security Forces to adhere to "the standard behaviors of jihad" and avoid ... Read More

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Brazil health minister says Zika not a worry for Olympics

The Zika virus circulates in nearly 60 countries around the world. Scientists including Marques argue that large events like the Olympics or the World Cup often take place in areas with high rates of mosquito-borne illness, and that not enough attention is paid to the fact that, while these are summer Olympics, they will actually take place during Brazil's winter. Read More

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Christina Grimmie: Adam Levine, Blake Shelton and More React

Grimmie was rushed to a hospital but died. The man who shot and killed Christina Grimmie after a concert in Orlando Friday night had a specific motivation to harm the singer, police said Saturday. Minutes after that Orlando, Florida, performance, she was shot as she signed autographs. Last year, Grimmie told a United Kingdom newspaper that she has no plans to wear overly skimpy outfits to sell albums. Read More

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Brexit vote could split United Kingdom, former premiers warn

Brexit vote could split United Kingdom, former premiers warn

Sir John and Mr Blair were instrumental in the peace process in the country and warned against a move which could put that stability at risk. Blair said the European Union and free travel and trade on the island of Ireland had been an important factor in securing the peace deal in 1998 and that it would be "profoundly foolish to play any form of risk with those foundations of stability". Read More

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United Nations convoy brings food to besieged Syrian town of Daraya

Last week, a joint convoy of the United Nations, the International Committee of the Red Cross and SARC reached Daraya and delivered medicines, vaccines, baby formula, and "nutritional items for children"- but no food. "That is not good enough", he said. In total, during the first few days of June, WFP has already provided life-saving food assistance to more than 1.4 million people across Syria as part of the organization's monthly plan to reach 4 million displaced and vulnerable people. Read More

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Sen. Warren on Mexican judge issue: Trump chose racism as his weapon

More likely, past is prologue, and Bob Corker and his GOP party mates are living a pipe dream in hoping that Donald Trump will "pivot" away from what has gotten him to where he is today. It is out of control. I realize that Republican officials are in an impossible position. The only thing most must do is support the candidate they are pledged to, and only on the first round of votes. Read More

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Hundreds allege Trump doesn't pay his bills — USA Today investigatioin

Hundreds allege Trump doesn't pay his bills — USA Today investigatioin

Trump has denied that he treats women unfairly, but a Boston Globe investigation published last week found that his female campaign staffers are paid only two-thirds of what their male counterparts earn , on average. "That began the demise of the Edward J. Friel Company... which has been around since my grandfather", he said. "It was the beginning of the end for us", he told NBC News, adding that his father never got over the loss. Read More

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Bomb attacks claimed by IS in Iraq kill 31

Bomb attacks claimed by IS in Iraq kill 31

The US military said a second American naval group led by the aircraft carrier USS Eisenhower was nearing the Mediterranean to support anti-IS operations. GNA forces are mostly made up of militias from western cities, including Misrata, that have sided with the GNA and the guards of oil installations that ISIS has repeatedly tried to seize. Read More

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Russian Federation cuts key rate for first time in 10 months

Russian Federation cuts key rate for first time in 10 months

With higher oil prices helping to ensure that the currency won't endure another all-out collapse, the central bank feels it can cut rates without stoking another sharp drop in its currency, Matys said. It reduced its inflation forecast to 5 percent to 6 percent at year-end and upgraded its projection of economic growth in 2017 to 1.3 percent. "Real interest rates in the economy will remain at a level that encourages savings and allows for demand for loans that doesn't cause an increase in ... Read More

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Investigation Into Clinton's Email Not a 'Security Review'

Investigation Into Clinton's Email Not a 'Security Review'

Clinton appeared in a Fox News Channel interview for the first time in two years as part of a whirlwind media tour celebrating her completion of the presidential primary season with the Democratic Party's nomination seemingly in hand. Clinton reiterated her previous claim that nothing she sent or received was marked "classified". The same day, the White House rebuffed questions by reporters about whether Obama's endorsement might be seen as unduly influencing a criminal investigation by ... Read More

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