• Michelle Obama tweets sweet birthday message to her 'phenomenal' husband
Michelle Obama tweets sweet birthday message to her 'phenomenal' husband

The former FLOTUS kicked off the festivities by sharing a throwback photo of the pair and the kids blowing out the birthday cake candles on his 43rd birthday. "Congratulations on your wedding, " the note reads. "Thank you! Enjoy your day". Happy 56th birthday, Barack Obama! The article states that he will make several million from his pension...

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  • Body of missing Texas hiker found in Grand Canyon National Park
Body of missing Texas hiker found in Grand Canyon National Park

They suspect she died from heat exhaustion after getting lost. But Kirby Shedlowski of the National Parks Service told WFAA-TV that although the South Kaibab trail is shorter, "that trail has limited shade and no water accessibility on it".

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  • Amanda Knox pens opinion piece in support of Michelle Carter
Amanda Knox pens opinion piece in support of Michelle Carter

A psychiatrist testified Carter too was " very troubled " and at first tried to talk Roy out of it, but became convinced she needed to help Roy "get to heaven" only after he convinced her there was nothing she could do to stop him. "Take away the spotlight that she so desperately craves". Cataldo said he's confident Carter eventually will be vi...

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  • Fire rips through Dubai Torch tower again
Fire rips through Dubai Torch tower again

Dubai's Civil Defense announced at about 3:30 am local time that firefighters had brought the blaze under control. They also shared that the fire was bad and strong at about 1:00 A.M. It was once the tallest residential building in the world and stands at more than 335m tall. "I have a friend who is out of town who said I can stay at his p...

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  • GOPer Accused Of Pushing Seth Rich Conspiracy At Fox: Lawsuit Is 'Nonsense'
GOPer Accused Of Pushing Seth Rich Conspiracy At Fox: Lawsuit Is 'Nonsense'

The private investigator, Rod Wheeler , alleges in his suit, filed Tuesday, that Fox News and and Trump supporter Ed Butowsky , with the blessing of the White House, pressed ahead with the unfounded rumors about Rich's death in order to shift public attention away from an Federal Bureau of Investigation probe into the Trump administration's tie...

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  • Russian Federation relations may deteriorate further - Tillerson
Russian Federation relations may deteriorate further - Tillerson

Tillerson added that the U.S. hopes that "at some point", North Korea will understand and sit down for a dialogue. The State Department is "certainly not hollowed out", he said. "The United States prefers a constructive relationship with Russian Federation based on mutual cooperation and common interest", Pence said. "Does it make our life more h...

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  • Duke Of Edinburgh Undertakes Final Public Engagement Before Retirement
Duke Of Edinburgh Undertakes Final Public Engagement Before Retirement

He was also met with cheers as he was handed the Challenge baton. THE TELEGRAPH today wrongly declared that Prince Philip has died, publishing his obituary online. Close confidants of the royal family said the decision to retire was a personal one taken by Prince Philip himself, who may now devote his time to writing his memoirs.

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  • Astronomers approved more safe solar glasses vendors for eclipse watchers
Astronomers approved more safe solar glasses vendors for eclipse watchers

The states included in the path of totality are Oregon, Idaho, Wyoming, Nebraska, Kansas, Missouri, Illinois, Kentucky, Tennessee, North Carolina, Georgia and SC. Get to Greenpoint's The Diamond (43 Franklin St.) where astronomy experts will share science tidbits on the upcoming eclipse and help guests view the NYC sky through telescopes from 7...

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  • First Read's Morning Clips: About that Donald Trump Jr. Statement
First Read's Morning Clips: About that Donald Trump Jr. Statement

Emails later released by Trump Jr. showed he eagerly agreed to meet the woman he was told was a Russian government lawyer who might have damaging information about Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton . Remember that first claim about how Jr.'s meeting with Russians at Trump tower was about adoption and ultimately inconsequential? ...

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  • Brussels candidate to host two European agencies now based in London
Brussels candidate to host two European agencies now based in London

In the running to host the EMA are: Amsterdam, Athens, Barcelona, Bonn, Bratislava, Brussels, Bucharest, Copenhagen, Dublin, Helsinki, Lille, Milan, Porto, Sofia, Stockholm, Malta, Vienna, Warsaw, Zagreb. One of the criteria for hosting the EMA is to have good transport links with the main cities of the EU. Voting will be held in repeated rou...

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  • Apple Removes VPNs From China App Store
Apple Removes VPNs From China App Store

ExpressVPN posted a statement to their website following a notice from Apple that they would no longer be able to carry their app, which would have allowed users in China to securely view parts of the internet that are banned in the country.

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  • Indian Army Killed Two Hizbul Militants
Indian Army Killed Two Hizbul Militants

As reported by The Global Kashmir , those killed have been identified as Irfan Sheikh and Abid Magray. The search operation turned into an encounter as the search party of the forces was sacked upon by the militants. In Samboora, forces resorted to aerial firing to disperse the protesters, according to local sources. The demonstrators tried to...

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  • Pakistan PM Ousted, Younger Brother Will Take Position
Pakistan PM Ousted, Younger Brother Will Take Position

The companies were allegedly used to channel funds to acquire foreign assets, including some apartments along Park Lane in London's Mayfair area. Shahbaz Sharif, 65, the chief minister of the vast Punjab province that accounts for more than half of Pakistan's 190 million people, will need to be first elected to the national assembly before he can...

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  • Jordanian man killed, two people wounded at Israeli embassy in Jordan
Jordanian man killed, two people wounded at Israeli embassy in Jordan

One Jordanian is reported to have been killed and two others wounded in a shooting incident at the Israeli embassy in Amman . Israel's Foreign Ministry did not refer to such demands in its statement, but said the guard has diplomatic immunity, according to worldwide conventions.

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  • 1 killed, several injured in knife attack in Germany
1 killed, several injured in knife attack in Germany

The assailant was placed under arrest, police said, adding that it was too soon to speculate a motive . " We have no clear information as to the motive or the number of wounded ", they said. Police have sealed the area of the crime scene. According to BILD , the attack took place between Fuhlsbüttler and Hermann Kauffmann in the district of Bar...

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  • Double blow convulses Republican bid to reform U.S. health care
Double blow convulses Republican bid to reform U.S. health care

Almost 100 people were arrested throughout the day as the Senate opened debate on the Republicans' plans to repeal and maybe replace Obamacare . So, as lawmakers resume debate on Thursday, they will be staring at basically one possibility: a so-called " skinny repeal " that would surgically remove some key provisions from Obamacare, while leavin...

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  • Felony Charges Filed In Deadly Instagram Crash
Felony Charges Filed In Deadly Instagram Crash

It remained unclear whether she had an attorney at this point. Further investigation will take place and the District Attorney's office is not ruling out the possibility of additional charges, Nutt added. Sanchez recorded the fatal crash online last week after losing control of her auto about 75 miles northwest of Fresno, Calif. The vehicle ove...

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  • Senate Panel In Talks With Trump Jr., Manafort Over Closed-Door Testimony
Senate Panel In Talks With Trump Jr., Manafort Over Closed-Door Testimony

The co-founder of the firm tied to the controversial opposition research dossier on President Trump has agreed to speak to the Senate Judiciary Committee behind closed doors, the top lawmakers on the panel said Tuesday. The House Intelligence Committee says it will meet with Kushner on Tuesday, a day after a private meeting scheduled with the S...

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  • For unruly behaviour, six Congress MPs suspended for five Lok Sabha sittings
For unruly behaviour, six Congress MPs suspended for five Lok Sabha sittings

I am adjourning the House to allow members and ministers participate in the oath taking of the 14th President and other ceremonies", Speaker Sumitra Mahajan said, adjourning the proceedings till 3 pm. Mahajan said she would not speak on the issue at the moment, and asked Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar to proceed with the In...

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  • At Least 70 Afghan Villagers Kidnapped By Suspected Taliban Fighters, Seven Killed
At Least 70 Afghan Villagers Kidnapped By Suspected Taliban Fighters, Seven Killed

Local media on Sunday also reported that the Taliban had overran Taywara district in the central province of Ghor, though there was no immediate official confirmation. "They killed seven of them", Raziq said. Bigzad said another 20 members of a local police force were missing following a firefight on July 21. Spokesperson Khapalwak said that th...

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  • Yosemite under threat as wildfire engulfs northern California (VIDEOS & PHOTOS)
Yosemite under threat as wildfire engulfs northern California (VIDEOS & PHOTOS)

Their son hiked to the area in Mount Bullion the following day and took photographs revealing a nightmare - their three-bedroom home and at least five other nearby houses destroyed in their neighborhood. "We are in very detailed conversations about repopulation", Mariposa County Sheriff Doug Binnewies said during a community meeting on the fire o...

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  • 1st Ford Carrier Commissioning Set for Saturday; Navy Adm. John Richardson Comments
1st Ford Carrier Commissioning Set for Saturday; Navy Adm. John Richardson Comments

Ford enlisted in the Navy following the attack on Pearl Harbor and was commissioned as an officer in the Naval Reserve in 1942. Ford represented MI in Congress . It is being named after former USA president Gerald Ford from Grand Rapids. Additional information on aircraft carriers is available online at http://www.navy.mil/navydata/fact_di...

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  • Palestinians, Israeli police clash in Jerusalem
Palestinians, Israeli police clash in Jerusalem

Three Palestinians were killed and hundreds of others were wounded in clashes with Israeli security forces in Jerusalem on Friday. The clashes with Israeli forces broke out after the Israeli government decided not to remove metal detectors installed by police at the gates to Al Aqsa following an attack nearby that killed two policeme...

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  • NASA says unsafe eclipse glasses being distributed
NASA says unsafe eclipse glasses being distributed

Brau finds the sheer coincidence of the solar eclipse one of its most fascinating features. The next time a total solar eclipse will be visible from the greater Columbia area will be the year 2078. Everyone in the United States gets a chance to view the eclipse during the middle of the day on August 21. Such a rare opportunity - and the fi...

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  • Venezuela crisis: Violence fears as strike action begins
Venezuela crisis: Violence fears as strike action begins

The Venezuelan people deserve global support. "The constitutional assembly is happening", Moncada said, adding that Venezuela is "conducting a deep review of relations with the USA government because we don't accept humiliation from anyone".

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  • French Military Head De Villiers Quits Over Cuts
French Military Head De Villiers Quits Over Cuts

After his unbent take, many were angry with the president for publically aspersing the military chief. President Macron faced the first test of his authority today when the chief of the French armed forces resigned after a bitter row with him over spending cuts.

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  • Hull agree fee with Liverpool for Kevin Stewart
Hull agree fee with Liverpool for Kevin Stewart

Scotland left-back Andrew Robertson will undergo a medical on Thursday ahead of his move from Hull City to Liverpool , according to reports . However, the prospect of playing for Liverpool is highly appealing for Andrew Robertson , who is looking to take the next step in his career.

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  • Hezbollah Hails Palestinian Jihadi Operation in Al-Aqsa Mosque
Hezbollah Hails Palestinian Jihadi Operation in Al-Aqsa Mosque

Tanzim, the armed faction of Fatah , also announced that Friday prayers will be held in the centers of Palestinian cities and that the sermons be dedicated to the Al-Aqsa mosque and against the new security measures , Ynet reported . Conflicts over the walled holy site, revered by Muslims and Jews, have repeatedly triggered Israeli-Palestinian c...

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  • There is nothing unconstitutional about having a state flag: Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah
There is nothing unconstitutional about having a state flag: Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah

The move has come amid state-wide protests by pro-Kannada activists who have accused the BJP-led central government of imposing Hindi in the state. When the Bharatiya Janata Party was in power in Karnataka five years ago, it had rejected the proposal to allow the recognition of a state flag.

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  • Turkish opposition official slams Israel over Al-Aqsa
Turkish opposition official slams Israel over Al-Aqsa

Given that King Salman is the Custodian of the Two Mosques, Islam's two holiest sites, one might consider his authority to overrule that of the Mufti in spiritual matters such as effect of metal detectors on the human body and its ability to convey prayer to heaven.

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  • Dennis Hastert out of Minnesota prison, BOP records show
Dennis Hastert out of Minnesota prison, BOP records show

The Sun-Times reports Hastert is "likely at a halfway house in the region monitored by that office, or he is on home confinement". He was sentenced to 15 months in prison in 2016 in a case that revealed he sexually abused teenagers while coaching at an IL high school.

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  • Minneapolis Police Kill Australian Bride-To-Be
Minneapolis Police Kill Australian Bride-To-Be

Both of the police officers involved in the shooting are on paid administrative leave , the Star Tribune reports . "Basically, my mom's dead because a police officer shot her for reasons I don't know", Zach Damond , the son of Justine's fiance, told the Star Tribune .

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  • North Korea sends 'slaves' to Russian Federation to make money for regime
North Korea sends 'slaves' to Russian Federation to make money for regime

The North recently voiced suspicion over Moon's North Korea policy, and some conservatives in South Korea worry that his overture might weaken global pressure on North Korea . military drills that it views as an invasion rehearsal, according to Koh Yu-hwan, a professor at Seoul's Dongguk University. North Korea will likely accept Moon's prop...

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  • Parliament set for stormy monsoon session from today
Parliament set for stormy monsoon session from today

Observing that differences with China over Kashmir was a new focal point, the Congress today said it would seek a debate in Parliament on the issue, while asserting that the party stood with the government on matters of territorial integrity and national security.

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  • Police Release Sketch Of Person Believed Connected To Delphi Murders
Police Release Sketch Of Person Believed Connected To Delphi Murders

According to the ISP's press release, the composite sketch is a result of information collected throughout the now nearly six-month long investigation. It's been more than five months since the girls' bodies were found on a trail near the Monon High Bridge. He may have reddish brown hair; eye color is unknown.

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