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Black bear kills 16-year-old boy during race in Alaska

Black bear kills 16-year-old boy during race in Alaska The annual Robert Spurr Memorial Hill Climb ended in tragedy Sunday after a junior runner was attacked and killed by what Anchorage police called "a large black bear ". "He was very shaken". A search was launched immediately, Precosky said. Crews began immediately to search for the boy, using Global Positioning System coordinates from his phone as a guide. [Full Article...]

Personal details of almost 200 million U.S. citizens exposed

Personal details of almost 200 million U.S. citizens exposed Databases containing data on 198 million potential U.S. voters were exposed online without the need for a password, allowing anyone to download the information. "We take full responsibility for this situation", Deep Root said, adding that it was conducting an investigation with outside experts. Collectively, this data was collected and used by a massive number of Republican outfits, including Am... [Full Article...]

Police investigate London mosque attack

Police investigate London mosque attack Warfa said numerous people in the street were worshipers who'd been attending late-night Taraweeh prayers at Finsbury Park Mosque . Several of those in hospital are "seriously injured" and there are now no other suspects, he added. A vehicle struck pedestrians near a mosque in north London early Monday morning, causing several casualties, police said. "This was an attack on London and all... [Full Article...]

Driver plows into crowd outside London mosque, injuring 10

The 48-year-old driver of the van, a white man who police believe acted alone, was detained by people at the scene before being arrested on suspicion of attempted murder . "This was an attack on Muslims near their place of worship", she said in a televised address. Eight people were taken to hospital and two more were treated for minor injuries at the scene. [Full Article...]

The reasons behind Trump's 'witch hunt' investigation tweets

The reasons behind Trump's 'witch hunt' investigation tweets California Sen. Dianne Feinstein said Trump's tweets are sending a message "that he believes the rule of law doesn't apply to him and that anyone who thinks otherwise will be fired". The Washington Post reported Wednesday that the investigators were looking into possible obstruction of justice. Trump said on Twitter, calling the probe into him a "Witch Hunt". [Full Article...]

UK PM Theresa May will face leadership challenge if she softens Brexit

Leo Varadkar is expected to advocate special arrangements for Northern Ireland when he meets Theresa May in Downing Street today. But this also gives the DUP leverage with Mrs May's government, which will now stand or fall on the DUP's support. [Full Article...]

Hawaii Made Its Paris Commitment Official By Signing It Into Law

The world didn't seem to care much about global warming until President Donald Trump announced that the US would withdraw from the Paris climate accord last week, according to Google search trends. Chademana said that if history is anything to go by, the U.S.is the biggest greenhouse gas emitter and source of nearly a third of the global carbon emissions. [Full Article...]

Confederations Cup: Portugal 2-2 Mexico

Argentine referee Nestor Pitana disallowed a goal by Portugals Pepe in the 21st minute of the first half after consulting the video assistant referee. However, the Real Madrid star was allowed to skip those proceedings, instead giving a short interview to the official sponsors of the award. The Mexicans should have taken the lead on the stroke of half time as Jiminez pulled the ball back... [Full Article...]

Donald Trump accuses ex-FBI director James Comey of cowardice over 'leaks'

Donald Trump accuses ex-FBI director James Comey of cowardice over 'leaks' He then said , "I hope you can see your way clear to letting this go, to letting Flynn go". You and I are friends. "When it comes from the president , I took it as a direction". "Yes", Comey said, "it rings in my ear as kind of, 'Will no one rid me of this meddlesome priest?'" White House frustrations with the Justice Department spilled into public view last week, when Trump on Twitter c... [Full Article...]

United Kingdom will leave single market and customs union - Hammond

United Kingdom will leave single market and customs union - Hammond She told BBC One's Sunday Politics: "Where you have politicians right across the European Union and the United Kingdom who share the desire for a successful outcome, with low tariffs, zero non-tariff barriers, free trade between ourselves, co-operation on security and so on, it should be perfectly possible to meet the time frame". [Full Article...]

79 now believed to have died in London high-rise fire

The cause of the June 13th fire remains unclear, but safety experts point the finger at the building's new polyester-coated aluminum fa├žade. He said it had been "incredibly emotional working in there ..." While 30 people have been confirmed dead, there are fears the death toll could hit hundreds. [Full Article...]

UAE urges Qatar to change policy after terror list issued

UAE urges Qatar to change policy after terror list issued Saudi Arabia and other Gulf states accuse Doha of supporting extremist groups, but Tillerson suggested that all sides needed to do more. "Our expectation is that these countries will immediately take steps to de-escalate the situation and put forth a good faith effort to resolve their grievances they have with each other", Tillerson said in a brief statement to reporters. [Full Article...]

Trump offers to mediate Qatar crisis in call with emir

Trump offers to mediate Qatar crisis in call with emir Trump spoke with the emir of Qatar on Wednesday, the White House announced, and "offered to help the parties resolve their differences", by hosting a meeting if necessary. It drew some support on Wednesday when Turkey's parliament approved a draft bill allowing its troops to be deployed to a military base in Qatar. Hours later supermarkets in Doha visited by a Reuters reporter had nearly run... [Full Article...]

California winner of $447M Powerball can claim prize Monday

That massive haul ranks among the largest jackpot in USA history, and eclipsed a $435.3 million Powerball win in February that went to an anonymous victor in Indiana. The $447.8 million jackpot, a revised amount based on sales, is the seventh-largest jackpot in Powerball game history. Alberre said Sunday he has not received much information about the bonus the store will receive and doesn't kn... [Full Article...]

Hype builds for Paris Air Show

The Max 10 is 66 inches longer than the Max 9 at 143ft 8in (43.8m), but its slightly bigger passenger capacity means its range is 300 nautical miles less than the 3,515 of the Max 8 and 9. But there were indications on Sunday that Airbus and Boeing would try to pull off several surprises as they look for bragging rights at the world's largest air show. [Full Article...]

Gas prices in MA down 5 cents per gallon

Gas prices in MA down 5 cents per gallon Gas prices continue to drop in Florida and that could continue in the days to come. "Another week, another almost countrywide decline in average gasoline prices as crude oil prices struggle near the lowest levels of the year", said Patrick DeHaan , a senior petroleum analyst for GasBuddy . [Full Article...]

London Mosque Attacker: 'I Want to Kill All Muslims'

London Mosque Attacker: 'I Want to Kill All Muslims' According to eyewitnesses, the terrorist, who appeared to be Caucasian, said "I'm going to kill all Muslims - I did my bit" after the attack . British security officials, speaking on condition of anonymity in line with official policy, said hate crimes directed at Muslims have increased almost five-fold in the wake of several attacks in Britain. [Full Article...]

Putin Critic Navalny Detained After Defying Police With Protest Call

Putin Critic Navalny Detained After Defying Police With Protest Call Russian liberal opposition leader and anti-corruption blogger Alexei Navalny attends hearing at the Lyublinsky district court in Moscow , Russia , 30 May 2017. Tens of thousands of people still took to the streets, and more than 1,500 were arrested. That means the protest will be illegal in the authorities' eyes and that riot police could be ordered to move in to break it up. [Full Article...]

Three US Soldiers Killed During Afghan Insider Attack

Gen. John W. Nicholson Jr., the top US military commander in Afghanistan , wants 3,000 to 5,000 more troops to help train Afghanistan's military and police forces as they battle Taliban insurgents, Islamic State militants and other militias, USA officials say. [Full Article...]

UK to double length of next Parliament to deal with Brexit

British Brexit minister David Davis heads to Brussels on Monday to open divorce talks with the EU with a message that there should be "no doubt - we are leaving the European Union". "There has to be a strong financial package to allow us to deliver good public services when we get the executive up and running again", she said. "There is very little time left". [Full Article...]


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