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Brexit campaign group Vote Leave referred to police for breaching spending rules

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Britain's Electoral Commission said on Tuesday it had fined the officially designated pro-Brexit campaign group 61,000 pounds ($106,065 Cdn) for breaching spending rules in the 2016 referendum and referred it to the police.

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Tesla shares fall after Musk's spat with British diver

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Shares of Tesla Inc fell 2.75 per cent after CEO Elon Musk directed abuse on Twitter at one of the British cave divers involved in the rescue of 12 Thai children last week.

Monday, Jul 16

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Pro-gun activist charged with acting as Russian agent in U.S.

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U.S. federal authorities have charged a Russian woman living in Washington with conspiracy to act as an agent of the Russian government while infiltrating U.S. political organizations.

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'This is shameful': Trump's news conference with Putin stuns fellow Republicans

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On a trip in which Donald Trump dumbfounded allies and his usual critics, the U.S. president ended with a news conference performance at his first head-to-head summit with Vladimir Putin that had even some Republicans shaking their heads.

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U.S. willing to be part of Afghanistan talks with Taliban, NATO commander says

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The United States is ready to join direct negotiations with the Taliban in an effort to end the 17 year-long war in Afghanistan, Gen. John Nicholson, the top U.S. commander, said on Monday, amid growing speculation about possible peace…

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'Litigation limbo': U.S. takes complaint about Canadian and other tariffs to WTO

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The United States has launched five separate complaints at the World Trade Organization against Canada, China, the European Union, Mexico and Turkey in response to retaliatory tariffs those countries and groups have launched against the…

Several European countries agree to take about 400 migrants who are now in Sicily

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About 400 migrants aboard two border patrol ships disembark in a Sicilian port after a half-dozen European countries promise to take some of them in rather than leave Italy alone to process their asylum claims.

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Global firm bans meat at company events in effort to be greener

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An office space sharing firm with 75 locations around the world says it will no longer serve pork, poultry or red meat at company events, for environmental reasons.

Royal family releases new photos to mark Prince Louis's christening

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Kensington Palace has released family photos of Prince Louis in the arms of his mother, the Duchess of Cambridge, to mark the baby boy's christening July 9.

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Theresa May's office quickly dismisses MP's call for new Brexit referendum

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There will be no second referendum on Brexit, a spokesperson for Theresa May said on Monday, repeating the British prime minister's belief that her plan for leaving the European Union was the only way to get a deal that meets the…

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5 years after declaring bankruptcy, Detroit reborn at a cost

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It's been five years since Detroit bottomed out after decades of decline, admitting in the largest U.S. municipal bankruptcy filing ever that the country's one-time industrial engine could no longer pay its bills.

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Israeli PM warns Hamas will face a 'wall of steel'

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Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told community leaders in a southern border town that Israel is engaged in a "lengthy battle" following a weekend during which the military struck several Hamas sites, and the militant group retaliated…

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Trump says he doesn't see why Russia would have meddled in election

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U.S. President Donald Trump said after meeting Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday in Helsinki that he didn't see "any reason why" Russia would have interfered in the 2016 U.S. federal election, despite the findings of his own…

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Over a billion people struggle to stay cool as Earth warms

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More than a billion people are at risk from a lack of air conditioning and refrigeration to keep them cool and to preserve food and medicines as global warming brings more high temperatures, a study showed on Monday.

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Russian bots, 'troll factory' test waters ahead of U.S. midterms

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Russian "troll factory" backers from the 2016 U.S. campaign have a new American website ahead of November's midterm elections, while Russian bots and trolls are deploying sophisticated tools. Many Americans are wondering: Is the Kremlin…

Sunday, Jul 15

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Tens of thousands flood Paris streets to celebrate France's World Cup win

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France fans did justice to the national team's 4-2 victory over Croatia in the World Cup final on Sunday, pouring into Paris' Champs-Elysées Avenue by the tens of thousands to celebrate with cheers, stomping and song in an explosion of joy.

France's win restores order to chaotic World Cup

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Ultimately, normalcy returned. The team that was supposed to win the World Cup, won. In a tournament populated by bizarre narratives, favourites France emerged victorious, offering their players and coach soccer immortality.

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Fans around the world celebrate France's World Cup win

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France won its second ever World Cup trophy after beating Croatia 4-2 on Sunday in Russia.

New Mexico bus crash leaves 3 dead, 24 injured

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A passenger bus going from Denver to Texas rolled onto its side and was sideswiped by a transport truck as its driver tried to take evasive action early Sunday on a stretch of highway in New Mexico, killing three people and injuring 24.

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Russian punk band Pussy Riot claims on-field protest at World Cup final

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The Russian punk band Pussy Riot has claimed responsibility for a pitch invasion during the World Cup soccer final in Moscow Sunday.

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Man arrested over paraglider protest at Trump resort

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Scottish police say they have arrested a man in connection with a Greenpeace protest that breached a no-fly security zone and flew a banner close to the golf resort where President Donald Trump was staying.

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Gaza ceasefire largely holding after day-long flareup

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A ceasefire between Israel and Gaza militant groups appeared to be holding on Sunday, ending the most intensive flare-up in violence around the Palestinian enclave since a 2014 war.

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Saturday, Jul 14

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Israel and Gaza reach ceasefire after airstrikes, rocket attacks

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Israel and Gaza militant groups agreed to a ceasefire on Saturday, a Palestinian official said, after Israel launched dozens of airstrikes against the Palestinian enclave's ruling Hamas group and gunmen fired more than 100 rockets across…

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Serena Williams falls to Angelique Kerber in Wimbledon final

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Angelique Kerber claimed her first Wimbledon title with a 6-3, 6-3 victory over seven-time champion Serena Williams on Saturday in London.

Belgium blanks England to finish 3rd at World Cup

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Belgium earned its highest World Cup finish on Saturday by beating England 2-0 in the third-place match at St. Petersburg, Russia