• Jaded Croatia look to master Modric

    Jaded Croatia look to master Modric

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    Davor Suker's penalty edged Croatia past Romania in the last 16 before a thumping 3-0 victory over Germany in the quarter-finals - with Suker again on the scoresheet - saw them book a meeting with hosts France in the semis. "We are glad to see you". "Hopefully our right-back Sime Vrsaljko is not so injured like he thinks, so hopefully we can manage". "Hendo was another one who was feeling tightness in his hamstring, which was why we made the change".
  • Plane crashes outside South Africa’s Pretoria, at least 19 injured

    Plane crashes outside South Africa’s Pretoria, at least 19 injured

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    The 1954-built plane was soon to be flown to the Aviodrome air museum, near the central Dutch city of Lelystad, via Egypt, Croatia and Austria. Images showed a burning aircraft marked "Martin's Air Charter". "All we know is shortly after take-off the plane experienced trouble and crashed". Best Care ambulance services' Xander Loubser said reports indicated that the charter plane was carrying passengers on an worldwide flight.
  • China may be exerting 'negative pressure' on North Korea

    China may be exerting 'negative pressure' on North Korea

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    Mr Pompeo said there was still a lot of work to do, but he was confident the North Korean leader would stick to a commitment to abandon nuclear weapons he made during a summit with US President Donald Trump in Singapore last month. The North's state media normally lead their television bulletins and front pages with Kim's doings, but a seven-day absence from the headlines, including during Pompeo's visit, had prompted speculation on his whereabouts among Korea-watchers.
  • Trump picks Kavanaugh for court, setting up fight with Dems

    Trump picks Kavanaugh for court, setting up fight with Dems

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    Some conservatives have expressed concerns about Kavanaugh - a longtime judge and a former clerk for Kennedy - questioning his commitment to social issues like abortion and noting his time serving under President George W. Hearings for the most recent nominees to the Supreme Court have lasted four or five days, though there were 11 days of hearings for Robert Bork's nomination in 1987.
  • Pompeo Makes Surprise Visit to Kabul

    Pompeo Makes Surprise Visit to Kabul

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    Two more troops were wounded in the apparent attack July 7 according to an announcement from Resolute Support public affairs. It was not immediately clear who carried out the attack, or whether they had been apprehended. The U.S. military believes its operations in the Achin district, site of the "Mother of All Bombs" drop on ISIS caves in 2017, has severely damaged the Islamic State's logistics in Afghanistan and thwarted its planned assaults on Kabul and Jalalabad.
  • Jamie Vardy sends Gareth Southgate update ahead of World Cup semi-final

    Jamie Vardy sends Gareth Southgate update ahead of World Cup semi-final

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    As players, we know that sometimes you can have games where your control isn't as good as it should be or your decision making isn't as sharp - and I felt like it was one of those games. England captain Harry Kane has vowed to do "everything" to keep a young cancer patient smiling by beating Sweden in the World Cup . The Leicester City centre back has impressed during England's stint at the World Cup so far, often carrying the ball from a defensive position to an attacking one.
  • Trump scolds NATO members days ahead of summit

    Trump scolds NATO members days ahead of summit

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    The ties between the US and many of its longest-standing allies have frayed since Trump took office and put his "America first" agenda into practice. "I think what the president is trying to do is sit down with him and say 'you need to come in a different direction". NATO, which was founded soon after World War II to counter the influence of the Soviet Union, officially suspended all cooperation with Russian Federation after Putin seized Crimea in 2014 .
  • One person dies, 130 buildings destroyed in U.S. wildfires

    One person dies, 130 buildings destroyed in U.S. wildfires

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    Eric Durtschi and his family moved to Santa Barbara County two weeks ago. This year's fires had burned more than 2.9 million acres (1.17 million hectares) through Friday, already more than the annual average of about 2.4 million acres (971,000 hectares) over the last 10 years, according to the National Interagency Fire Center.
  • China trade war risks roiling global economy

    China trade war risks roiling global economy

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    Soybean farmers, apple growers and auto workers are among the USA workers bracing for fallout from a trade war between the United States and China . Soybeans are among the American goods targeted by Chinese tariffs after the U.S. "But of course, the talk of a trade war already depressed the market for about 1,000 points in the past month". The North American Food Equipment Manufacturers: The tariffs could even trickle down to the cost of fast food, Charlie Souhrada, a vice president of the ...
  • Quebec Heat Wave Kills 33

    Quebec Heat Wave Kills 33

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    Deaths linked to a heat wave in Canada's Quebec province has almost doubled to 33 from the last count, health officials said on Thursday, as extreme weather conditions that have gripped central and eastern Canada reached their peak. "Obviously when we get there and the person may have passed, they're very rarely already with family". Officials urged residents to keep themselves hydrated and remain in the shade, while Montreal opened pools and air conditioned spaces to the public.
  • U.K. Opens Murder Probe After Woman Exposed to Nerve Agent Dies

    U.K. Opens Murder Probe After Woman Exposed to Nerve Agent Dies

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    Prime Minister Theresa May said police were still hard at work investigating the source of the nerve agent. Police identified her after the information was released to family and friends. " The Government is committed to providing full support to the local community as it deals with this tragedy ", she wrote in a second tweet. Home Secretary Sajid Javid said he is "determined to bring the killers to justice".
  • Four Thai boys rescued from flooded cave

    Four Thai boys rescued from flooded cave

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    Four members of the trapped soccer team have been rescued from the flooded cave in Thailand where they had been trapped for more than two weeks, according to Thai Navy SEALS. "There are two obstacles, which are water and time", Narongsak said. The rescue mission has concluded for the night and will resume in 10 to 20 hours because of low oxygen levels.
  • Trump adviser dodges Roe v. Wade question on Supreme Court pick

    Trump adviser dodges Roe v. Wade question on Supreme Court pick

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    Foreseeing inevitable news break-ins to offer coverage and analysis, broadcasters are rejiggering their primetime lineups so as to keep too much fresh summer fare from being preempted. "I'm very close to making a final decision". "They're good judges. I think they'd be fine justices of the Supreme Court". Judge Raymond Kethledge of MI, who serves on the 6th U.S.
  • Beryl becomes first named Atlantic hurricane of 2018

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    No watches or warnings are in effect at this point in time. Earlier, forecasters said the storm was likely to fizzle before becoming a threat to land. Beryl has strengthened into a hurricane overnight! "Just make sure your general hurricane season preparations are complete", said WLOX First Alert Meteorologist Wesley Williams on Friday.
  • North Korea Submarine Development Signals Increased Nuclear Threat

    North Korea Submarine Development Signals Increased Nuclear Threat

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    It is Pompeo's third visit this year to North Korea and the first where he will stay overnight. Kim has committed to denuclearization as a way to prevent a United States attack. There's been mixed messaging from the administration before over what promises to be a tough negotiation to get Pyongyang to roll back its weapons capabilities.