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Brazil's attorney general formally accuses President Michel Temer of corruption


Brazil's attorney general has formally accused President Michel Temer of corruption.

22 million more Americans would become uninsured under Senate health-care bill, CBO estimates

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The Senate health-care bill would result in 22 million more uninsured Americans over the next decade compared with the current law, according to an analysis by the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office.

U.S. Supreme Court to hear Colorado baker case critical for gay rights, religious beliefs

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The Supreme Court is taking on a new clash between gay rights and religion in a case about a wedding cake for a same-sex couple in Colorado.

Cladding manufacturer to stop production of some panels after Grenfell Tower fire


Cladding maker Arconic says it is discontinuing global sales of one type of composite panelling for highrise buildings in the wake of the devastating fire that killed 79 people at Grenfell Tower.

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Salvador Dali's bones to be exhumed in Spain for paternity test

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A Spanish judge has ordered the remains of artist Salvador Dali to be exhumed following a paternity suit by a woman born in the 1950s.


Jewish leaders angry after plan for mixed-gender prayer area at Western Wall cancelled


A high-profile group of Jewish leaders cancelled a gala event with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday to protest his government's decision to scrap plans for a mixed-gender prayer area at Jerusalem's Western Wall.

Google to stop reading your Gmail to help sell ads

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Google is ending the practice that it has embraced since the company introduced Gmail in 2004 of scanning emails in search of opportunities to sell ads. The practice has raised concerns among privacy watchdogs and creeped out some users.


U.S. Supreme Court hands Trump a temporary win on travel ban pending appeals this fall

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The U.S. Supreme Court has handed a victory to President Donald Trump by narrowing the scope of lower court rulings that blocked his travel ban on people from six Muslim-majority countries, and agreeing to hear his appeals.

Philando Castile's family reaches $3M US settlement in shooting by police


The mother of Philando Castile, a black motorist killed by a Minnesota police officer last year, has reached a nearly $3 million US settlement in his death, according to an announcement Monday by her attorneys and the Minneapolis suburb…


Death toll in Pakistan fuel truck fire, explosion rises to 157


Pakistan's prime minister cut short a trip abroad Sunday to visit victims of a massive fuel tanker fire and explosion near Bahawalpur that authorities now say is responsible for the deaths of 157 people.

'Pharma bro' Martin Shkreli excited for trial as jury selection begins

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Jury selection began Monday for the trial of pharmaceutical entrepreneur Martin Shkreli for allegedly running a Ponzi-like scheme at his former hedge fund and a drug company he founded.


Theresa May reaches deal with DUP leader to prop up U.K. government

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British Prime Minister Theresa May and the leader of Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party have struck a deal to support May's minority government.

'We know that we are going to pay a price': Why the Qatar dispute threatens to cut off cash flow to Gaza

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Tiny, oil-rich Qatar is the largest international donor to the people of the Gaza Strip. But an ongoing diplomatic dispute between the Gulf nation and Saudi Arabia and other Arab states has put many Palestinians in the coastal enclave on…


Jailed Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo granted medical parole in China


Imprisoned Chinese Nobel Peace Prize laureate and dissident Liu Xiaobo has been transferred to a hospital after being diagnosed with late-stage liver cancer, his former lawyer said Monday.


Pakistan fuel truck death toll rises to 157

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Pakistani officials say the death toll from a massive fuel truck fire has risen to 157 as four more of the victims died overnight.


Firefighters battle intense wildfires in Utah, California


Better weather conditions have limited the growth of a wildfire in Utah that has prompted the evacuation of 1,500 people from hundreds of homes and cabins, officials said Sunday night. In Southern California, a wildfire broke out after a…

Monday, Jun 26

Black Lives Matter NYC 'inspired' by Toronto chapter's call for removal of uniformed police

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Members of Black Lives Matter Toronto made an appearance at the city's Pride parade despite not being registered to attend this year.

Sunday, Jun 25

U.S. gay pride parades sound a note of resistance — and face some of their own

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Gay pride parades Sunday in New York, San Francisco and other U.S. cities are spotlighting resistance to what participants see as new pressure on gay rights, while contending with the prospect of protests over the events' own diversity and…

Trump says Republicans not 'that far off' from passing health-care bill

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U.S. President Donald Trump said he doesn't think congressional Republicans are "that far off" on a health overhaul to replace "the dead carcass of Obamacare."

Istanbul police enforce ban on gay, transgender pride march


Turkish police stopped people from gathering in large numbers for LGBT pride in Istanbul on Sunday, but smaller groups made impromptu press statements defying a ban imposed by the governor.

Overturned oil tanker explodes in Pakistan, killing 153

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An overturned oil tanker has burst into flames in Pakistan, killing 153 people who had rushed to the scene of the highway accident to gather leaking fuel.

Saturday, Jun 24

British lawmakers hit by 'sustained' cyber attack


Britain's Parliament was hit by a "sustained and determined" cyber attack on Saturday designed to identify weak email passwords, just over a month after a ransomware worm crippled parts of the country's health service.

U.K. finds 34 high-rise apartment buildings with unsafe siding

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Britain's fire-safety crisis expanded substantially Saturday as authorities said 34 high-rise apartment blocks across the country had cladding that failed fire safety tests.

Friday, Jun 23

Trump suggests he made claims about tapes to keep Comey honest


U.S. President Donald Trump suggests he was just trying to keep former FBI director James Comey honest with his cryptic tweet implying there might be recordings of their private conversations.

Grenfell Tower fire started in fridge freezer, criminal charges being considered

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A fire that engulfed a London apartment block, killing at least 79 people earlier this month, started in a fridge freezer, police in the U.K. city say.

Trump's 'tapes' blooper could go down as 'one of the greatest own goals in political history'

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Mr. President, just say no. Instead, Donald Trump’s refusal to confirm whether he ever kept secret "tapes" of conversations with former FBI director James Comey likely set in motion a cascade of testimonies, Watergate comparisons and an…

Thursday, Jun 22

Republicans unveil bill to replace Obamacare, change Medicaid

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Senate Republicans released their long-awaited bill Thursday to dismantle much of Barack Obama's health care law, proposing to cut Medicaid for low-income Americans and erase tax boosts that Obama imposed on high-earners and medical…

Combustible cladding could be on 600 highrise buildings in England: PM


The British prime minister estimates 600 highrise buildings in England have cladding made of materials similar to what was found in a devastating west London fire.

For weeks, Republicans hid their 'monster' health-care bill. Now they'll ram it through a Senate vote

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Senate Republicans will finally unveil details about a highly politicized bill to overhaul American health care after weeks of criticism for crafting the bill in secret, but the planned reveal on Thursday will likely be too late to shield…