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Russia blasts US "threat" over possible Syria chemical attack

CBS News - 2 hours ago
Last Updated Jun 27, 2017 8:00 AM EDT. MOSCOW -- A senior Russian lawmaker on Tuesday dismissed the United States' warning about a potential chemical weapons attack in Syria as an...

Trump takes another swipe at CNN following resignations

Washington Post - 42 minutes ago
NEW YORK — President Donald Trump used the resignations of three CNN journalists involved in a retracted Russia-related story to resume his attack on the network's credibility Tuesday. The...

Global view of US worsens under Trump, Pew says

CNN - 1 hour ago
(CNN) The world has little confidence in US President Donald Trump compared to his predecessor Barack Obama, according to a new report by Pew Research. Surveys of residents in 37 nations across the...

Modi's enthusiastic bear hug bests Trump's handshake

BBC News - 1 hour ago
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has responded to the infamous "Trump handshake" with his own diplomatic tool of choice - the bear hug. A series of awkward greetings and handshakes...

Corruption charge increases pressure on Brazil's president

Washington Post - 8 hours ago
RIO DE JANEIRO — In a scathing 64-page indictment, Brazil's top prosecutor described a scheming, arrogant and corrupt President Michel Temer who lined his pockets with illegal money while...

Cladding tests in seven tower blocks by Swansea Council

BBC News - 3 hours ago
Swansea Council is testing cladding in seven of its 11 tower blocks as a safety precaution in the wake of the Grenfell Tower fire, it has emerged. The Welsh Government has urged councils to conduct...

How Did a Dead Otto Warmbier Get 'Exactly What He Deserved'?

Daily Beast - 11 hours ago
An academic has been fired after heaping criticism on the student, who was declared dead on June 19 after being held captive in North Korea for 17 months. Lizzie Crocker. 06.26.17 8:50 PM ET....

Activists: "Likely" US coalition strike kills dozens of ISIS prisoners

CBS News - 46 minutes ago
BEIRUT -- An independent group that monitors the war in Syria said Tuesday that a likely U.S.-led coalition airstrike on an ISIS-run jail in the country's east had killed at least 57 people, many...

US Navy holds memorial service for 7 sailors killed in crash

Washington Post - 3 hours ago
TOKYO — The U.S. Navy paid tribute on Tuesday to seven sailors who were killed when their destroyer collided with a merchant ship off Japan. The Japan-based 7th Fleet said more than 2,000 sailors...

The Obamas go rafting in Bali on the latest stop on their worldwide vacation tour

Washington Post - 22 hours ago
When former president Barack Obama decided to remain in Washington after his administration ended to allow his younger daughter to finish high school, he made it clear he wasn't interested in...

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Srebrenica massacre: Dutch government 'partially liable' for murder of 300 Muslim men, court finds

The Independent - 3 hours ago
srebrenica-court.jpg Bosnian women from the "Srebrenica Mothers Association" arrive at the Court of Justice, for the verdict in a higher appeal against the Dutch State, in The Hague, on...

Syria denies US allegations of coming chemical attack

CTV News - 53 minutes ago
BEIRUT -- The Syrian government on Tuesday dismissed White House allegations that it was preparing a new chemical weapons attack, as activists reported an airstrike on an Islamic State-run jail in...

Donald Trump's presidency causing global confidence in US to plummet, new survey shows

The Independent - 3 hours ago
The image of the United States has deteriorated sharply across the globe under President Donald Trump and an overwhelming majority of people in other countries have no confidence in his ability to...

All the rights EU citizens in the UK are set to lose after Brexit

Business Insider - 4 hours ago
Right for EU citizens to leave the UK for long periods will be restricted post-Brexit. Two classes of EU citizens will be created in the UK. Right to bring over family members will be restricted. EU...

Civilians in besieged city of Marawi forced to join Isil and become sex slaves, army says

Telegraph.co.uk - 34 minutes ago
Civilians trapped by Isil-affliated groups in the besieged southern Philippine city of Marawi are being forced to join the fighting, loot and become sex slaves to militants, the army said on Tuesday....

CNN trio resign over retracted Trump associate story

Belfast Telegraph - 7 hours ago
Three CNN journalists have resigned, following a retracted story about a supposed investigation into a meeting between an associate of US president Donald Trump and the head of a Russian investment...

US coalition air strike on Isis jail kills at least 57 prisoners in eastern Syria, say activists

The Independent - 2 hours ago
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights has said 57 people are thought to have been killed in an US-led air strike in an eastern Syrian town controlled by Isis. The UK-based war monitor said the air...

Ukrainian military intelligence officer killed by car bomb in Kiev

The Guardian - 3 hours ago
Investigators in Kiev analyse the wreckage of the car bombing that killed Maksim Shapoval, a high-ranking military intelligence official. Photograph: Valentyn Ogirenko/Reuters. Ukraine. Ukrainian...

Brazil's president, Michel Temer, charged with corruption

The Guardian - 6 hours ago
Brazilian President Michel Temer has been charged in connection with a scheme involving the world's largest meatpacker, JBS. Photograph: Ueslei Marcelino/Reuters. Brazil. Brazil's president,...

North Korea compares Donald Trump to Hitler and accuses him of being intent on 'world domination'

Daily Mail - 5 hours ago
North Korea has likened Donald Trump to Hitler and claimed he is intent on 'world domination by military means'. Tuesday's diatribe came a week after nuclear-armed Pyongyang called Trump...

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