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Musk, the billionaire founder of Tesla and SpaceX , began directing the creation of a submarine (nicknamed "Wild Boar" after the boys' sports team) in the hopes of assisting the rescue effort. "Am registered independent & politically moderate", Musk said in a tweet . The submarine was about five foot six long, rigid, so it wouldn't have gone around corners or around any obstacles.
  • Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey lost 200000 followers in fake-user purge

    Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey lost 200000 followers in fake-user purge

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    Although losing 2 million followers is undoubtedly a significant drop, proportionally speaking it's not necessarily huge. Christian who goes by the username XtianDela lost over 500,000 followers which led him to a drop from over 1 million followers while Nyakundi lost over 400,000.
  • British PM: Trump 'told me to sue the EU'

    British PM: Trump 'told me to sue the EU'

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    Instead, Trump scorched her policy towards the European Union divorce in an interview with The Sun newspaper that shocked Britain's political establishment. Somebody said are you friends or enemies? "So I want us to be able to sit down to negotiate the best deal for Britain", she added. "Trump is a liar!" as other hotel guests played golf just 100 meters (yards) away Saturday.
  • Sharif loyalists arrested as former PM returns to appeal conviction

    Sharif loyalists arrested as former PM returns to appeal conviction

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    Meanwhile in Pakistan , things don't look good for the beleaguered PML-N. The crackdown on the PML-N, whose leaders have accused the military of attempting to destabilize the party, comes a day before the party founder, ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif , is due to return to Pakistan where he faces arrest.
  • Kieran Trippier trains with England ahead of Belgium match

    Kieran Trippier trains with England ahead of Belgium match

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    Kieran Tripper gave England the lead in the fourth minute before Ivan Perišić equalised on 68 minutes, which took the game into extra-time. I'm excited to be part of this team and the challenge to improve going forward. "We were screaming at the telly that he had to change the system". No-one believed before the World Cup that we could go this far, but we believed.
  • IDF attacks Syrian military posts in retaliation for drone infiltration

    IDF attacks Syrian military posts in retaliation for drone infiltration

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    The anti-aircraft alarm system went off earlier on Wednesday in the Golan Heights, which are controlled by Israel, and in the Jordan River valley. Israel has been on high alert as Mr Al Assad's forces advanced on rebels in the vicinity of the Golan Heights, much of which Israel captured from Syria in 1967 and annexed in a move not recognised internationally.
  • USA refuses to reunited scores of detained migrant children with parents

    USA refuses to reunited scores of detained migrant children with parents

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    The government, which is under court order to reunite thousands of children separated from their parents under its "zero-tolerance" policy, said 57 had been reunited as of 7 a.m. Most of the illegal immigrants try to enter the US through Mexico to escape gang violence and the lack of opportunities for a better life at home. Earlier this week officials said at least one of the children in their custody might be a USA citizen.
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    One of the judges on Trump's shortlist, Amy Coney Barrett , serves on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit in Donnelly's home state of in - a factor that could make the lawmaker more likely to vote in favor should Barrett be the nominee.
  • Operation To Rescue Boys Trapped In Thai Cave Resumes

    Operation To Rescue Boys Trapped In Thai Cave Resumes

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    Interior Minister Anupong Paojinda had said early Monday that the same group of expert divers who took part in Sunday's rescue would return to extricate the others because they know the cave conditions and what to do. "All eight are in good health, no fever. everyone is in a good mental state", Jedsada Chokdamrongsuk, permanent secretary of the public health ministry, said at Chiang Rai hospital where the boys were recuperating on Tuesday morning.
  • Worldwide media fixated on Tham Luang Cave rescue operation

    Worldwide media fixated on Tham Luang Cave rescue operation

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    Less than an hour earlier, an ambulance with flashing lights had left the cave complex, hours after the start of the second phase of an operation to rescue the soccer team. Officials said at a news conference that the parents of the rescued boys, whose names have not been released, have not yet been allowed to have physical contact with them, pending more extensive examination of their physical condition.
  • Poignant letters to their parents from boys trapped in Thai cave - Ireland

    Poignant letters to their parents from boys trapped in Thai cave - Ireland

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    Dwindling oxygen levels in the cave complex and weather forecasts predicting more heavy rain added to the pressure on authorities to work out a rescue plan. Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha expressed his condolences over Samarn's death but it would not deter the rescue teams, a spokesman said. An anonymous navy source told the ABC three factors were driving the urgency - the water level inside the cave, the amount of oxygen available, and the health of the boys and their coach.
  • Japan Executes Cult Leader, Six Members

    Japan Executes Cult Leader, Six Members

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    FILE - In this March 20, 1995, file photo, subway passengers affected by sarin nerve gas in the central Tokyo subway trains are carried into St. Luke's International Hospital in Tokyo . The cult began as a spiritual group mixing Hindu and Buddhist beliefs, later including elements of apocalyptic Christian prophesies. Asahara and five of the six executed were implicated in the subway attack.
  • Britain's Brexit secretary suddenly resigns

    Britain's Brexit secretary suddenly resigns

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    Conservative MP Peter Bone hailed Mr Davis' resignation as a "principled and fearless decision", adding: "The PM's proposals for a Brexit in name only are not acceptable". - To trigger a formal leadership challenge, 48 Conservative lawmakers need to write to the chairman of a committee which represents the interests of Conservative members of parliament who are not part of the government.
  • US Commanders Vow to Keep Gulf Waterway Open After Iran Comments

    US Commanders Vow to Keep Gulf Waterway Open After Iran Comments

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    President Donald Trump announced he was abandoning the nuclear deal and moving to reimpose sanctions on Iran. Iran's remaining partners in the JCPOA vowed on Friday to keep the energy exporter plugged into the global economy. However, he warned that if the European sides fail to properly fulfill their commitments, Iran would take its own measures to counter the USA withdrawal from the JCPOA.
  • Trump Says Kim 'Sees Different Future' for North Korea

    Trump Says Kim 'Sees Different Future' for North Korea

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    Sources in Washington say that the gifts "reflect Trump's expectations that Kim will follow through on the pledges in an agreement the two signed at their summit ". Trump traveled to Singapore for a summit with Kim, and despite receiving no verifiable assurances that that North Korea will denuclearize, he stood side by side with Kim, American and North Korean flags intertwined, giving Kim the legitimacy he and his regime had long sought.
  • Alleged sexual abuse victim sends emails to Ohio Rep

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    Jordan has denied the claims . "Jimmy said something to the extent of, 'If he tried that with me, I would kill him'". Politico reported shortly before Jordan's appearance Friday night that six of the former wrestlers had spoken to the publication about the alleged abuse.
  • Heatwave Kills 17 In Eastern Canada

    Heatwave Kills 17 In Eastern Canada

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    The heat wave that has gripped eastern parts of the USA and Canada has caused the deaths of scores of people, with tens of millions warned the high temperatures look set to stay for the next couple of days. The city has extended its pool hours and opened its seven cooling centers, which provide air-conditioned spaces and cold drinks. The record high temperature at the airport for July 5 is 34.2°C, set in 2010.
  • Trump orders USA flags lowered to honour slain journalists

    Trump orders USA flags lowered to honour slain journalists

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    The Latest on the shootings targeting Maryland's Capital Gazette newspaper (all times local): Noon A prosecutor says the shooter who opened fire at a Maryland newspaper barricaded the exit door so employees couldn't escape. At a moving memorial for all the victims, fellow journalists likewise urged supporters to continue working to "find our better angels", and asserted a vital truth: "We are not the enemy - we are you".
  • Former Malaysian leader arrested amid multibillion-dollar graft probe

    Former Malaysian leader arrested amid multibillion-dollar graft probe

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    Malaysia's Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad says that authorities have an "almost ideal case" against Najib and his allies. Najib's arrest was in relation SRC International, a former 1MDB unit, a task force investigating the fund said. Mr Najib denies wrongdoing. Najib would stay there overnight and be brought to court Wednesday, she added. Riza was solemn as he arrived at the anti-graft office and didn't speak to reporters.
  • Pawnee Fire in Lake County now 73 percent contained

    Pawnee Fire in Lake County now 73 percent contained

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    But the marine layer kept most of the sooty air pollution up at higher elevations. However, any lingering smoke from the fires could be pushed out of the region by some westerly winds on Monday, according to Anna Schneider of the National Weather Service in Monterey.
  • Syrian rebels lose string of southwest towns

    Syrian rebels lose string of southwest towns

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    As Damascus regained more ground under Russian-brokered deals, a string of insurgent-held areas came under regime control on Sunday, according to a group monitoring the conflict in Syria . In a statement released on Sunday, the Israeli military said that it had deployed artillery and armored reinforcements to the area, saying that the move was the result of a situation assessment "in light of developments on the Syrian Golan Heights".
  • French murderer escapes from prison by helicopter

    French murderer escapes from prison by helicopter

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    Sunday's escape from the penitentiary in Reau in the French capital's southeastern suburbs took just minutes, the prison authority said, adding that no one had been injured. Faid, along with two accomplices, was convicted for the murder of the policewoman. Before that incident, Faid had been released from prison after convincing the parole board that he renounced his criminal past.
  • German interior minister 'resigning in migration row with Merkel'

    German interior minister 'resigning in migration row with Merkel'

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    The interior minister slammed the deal Merkel struck over migrants with European Union leaders on Friday, calling it "ineffective". Seehofer, whose party faces a state election in the fall, has threatened to turn away at the borders migrants whose asylum requests Germany already rejected or who already sought asylum elsewhere in Europe.
  • French gangster uses helicopter to flee prison, manhunt under way

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    It is believed that the heavily armed men, who had guns, were dressed in black and wore hoods, demanded the prisoner's release. Faid, who has said he was inspired by U.S. After landing the helicopter, two men broke in the visitors' room using smoke bombs and angle-grinders. Faid is believed to have fled by auto along with his accomplices.
  • Ronald D. Vitiello named new ICE chief

    Ronald D. Vitiello named new ICE chief

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    Several progressive Democratic candidates have made the abolishment of ICE a central platform of their campaigns, and a handful of incumbent Democrats have taken up the mantle as well. President Donald Trump recently reversed course and signed an executive order aimed at keeping undocumented families together following public outcry over the separation of parents and children at the border.
  • Indian police find 11 bodies in village house in mysterious circumstances

    Indian police find 11 bodies in village house in mysterious circumstances

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    Seven of the victims are women and four are men. The Delhi Police has sent a team to the spot, and an investigation is underway. "It is a tragic incident". The police have taken the bodies for post mortem at Guru Gobind Singh Hospital. Their grocery shop on the ground floor of their double-storey home would open by 6 am in the morning.
  • Democrat grandee ousted by far-left political novice

    Democrat grandee ousted by far-left political novice

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    In November, Ocasio-Cortez will face Republican Anthony Pappas , a St. John's University professor who teaches economics and finance. Bunkeddeko, meanwhile, has honed in on the fact that Clarke has not sponsored any legislation that has passed the House in the dozen years since she took office, telling Politico , "Honestly, with Rep.
  • Canada announces billions of dollars in tariffs against US

    Canada announces billions of dollars in tariffs against US

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    These tariffs will go into effect on July 1, Canadian foreign affairs minister Chrystia Freeland confirmed at a press conference in Hamilton, Ontario, on June 29. "It would change the calculus", he said. Trump has explained the steel and aluminum tariffs on Canada by saying imported metals threatened the United States' national security - a justification that countries rarely use because it can be so easily abused.
  • U.S. Congress divided on immigration crisis, Trump seeks wall funding

    U.S. Congress divided on immigration crisis, Trump seeks wall funding

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    The bill evolved to address two urgent crises triggered by Trump's hardline immigration agenda: his cancellation of a program that shielded from deportation hundreds of thousands of young, undocumented immigrants brought to the United States as children, known as Dreamers , and the "zero-tolerance" policy which led to the family separations.
  • What does Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's primary upset mean for Democrats?

    What does Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's primary upset mean for Democrats?

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    Sullivan, who also works in politics , said voters have been desparate for leadership, and Ocasio-Cortez delivers. "We spoke to communities that have typically been, I think, dismissed, and they responded". "I wouldn't look into this that this is a progressives versus moderates, or a political newcomer versus a long-term incumbent", she told reporters.
  • Owens: Left Has 'Absolutely Lost Control' After Heckling DHS Secretary, Sarah Sanders

    Owens: Left Has 'Absolutely Lost Control' After Heckling DHS Secretary, Sarah Sanders

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    Trump administration employees can not "use their [White House] titles or resources (like Twitter acct) for personal uses like making restaurant reservations or promoting businesses", he wrote on Twitter. Helfrich said in his post . "I explained that the restaurant has certain standards that I feel it has to uphold, such as honesty, and compassion, and cooperation", the owner explained.