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Sarah Sanders says she was kicked out of restaurant because she works for Trump

Associated Press - Sun, 24/06/2018 - 15:30
White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said she was kicked out of a Virginia restaurant by its owner because she works for President Donald Trump.
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Assad pledges to regain control of northern Syria by force if needed

Reuters - Sun, 24/06/2018 - 15:26
MOSCOW (Reuters) - The Syrian army will regain control of the country's north by force if rebels there refuse to surrender, President Bashar al-Assad said in an interview with Russian television channel NTV on Sunday.
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Israel says fires Patriot at drone from Syria, which turns around unhit

Reuters - Sun, 24/06/2018 - 15:26
JERUSALEM/BEIRUT (Reuters) - Israel's military said it launched Patriot anti-aircraft on Sunday at an incoming drone from Syria, which turned away unscathed, and a Syrian commander said the pilotless plane was engaged in local operations.
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Mike Huckabee accused of bigotry and racism after tweet

Associated Press - Sun, 24/06/2018 - 15:08
Former Arkansas governor Mike Huckabee is facing allegations of racism after he tweeted a photo on Saturday of five men who appear to be using hand signs associated with the MS-13 gang with the caption, "Nancy Pelosi introduces her campaign committee for the take back of the House."
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US 'not ready' for deadly bugs

Associated Press - Sun, 24/06/2018 - 14:56
In many parts of the United States, this weekend marks the start of summer sleepaway camp season, which means swimming, arts and crafts, marshmallow roasts -- and, very often, ticks.
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'Fixer Upper' stars welcome baby No. 5

Associated Press - Sun, 24/06/2018 - 14:54
Chip and Joanna Gaines, former stars of "Fixer Upper," welcome a new baby boy into their family. The HGTV stars are now parents to five children.
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Prince William arrives in Jordan as he starts historic Middle East tour

Associated Press - Sun, 24/06/2018 - 14:41
Prince William arrived in Jordan on Sunday on the first stop of a five-day Middle East tour that will make him the first British royal to pay an official visit to Israel and the Palestinian territories.
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Pro-Assad commander says drone targeted by Israel engaged in operations in southern Syria

Reuters - Sun, 24/06/2018 - 14:40
AMMAN (Reuters) - A drone that was targeted by an Israeli anti-aircraft missile was engaged in ongoing operations by the Syrian army in Quneitra province near the occupied Syrian Golan Heights, a commander in the regional alliance supporting President Bashar al-Assad said.
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Trump adviser Kushner criticizes Abbas, says U.S. peace plan near

Reuters - Sun, 24/06/2018 - 14:34
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Jared Kushner, U.S. President Donald Trump's senior adviser, said Washington would announce its Middle East peace plan soon, and press on with or without Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas.
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Top Merkel aide rejects conservative critique of euro reforms

Reuters - Sun, 24/06/2018 - 14:12
BERLIN (Reuters) - Chancellor Angela Merkel's agreement with French President Emmanuel Macron on euro zone reforms does not violate the coalition agreement, as some Bavarian conservatives have claimed, a top aide to the German leader said.
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Italy criticizes Malta over migrant ship ahead of EU summit

Reuters - Sun, 24/06/2018 - 13:55
MILAN (Reuters) - Italy criticized Malta on Sunday over its refusal to take in the Dutch-flagged MV Lifeline ahead of a meeting of European Union leaders in Brussels over the dispute on migration.
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Second person dies following Saturday's grenade attack at Ethiopia rally: minister

Reuters - Sun, 24/06/2018 - 13:22
ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - A second person has died after a deadly grenade attack in Ethiopia's capital on Saturday which injured more than 150 people at rally attended by new prime minister Abiy Ahmed.
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U.S.-backed forces announce three-day curfew in Raqqa city

Reuters - Sun, 24/06/2018 - 12:43
AMMAN (Reuters) - U.S.-backed forces in control of Syria's Raqqa city imposed a three-day curfew on Sunday and declared a state of emergency saying Islamic State militants had infiltrated the city and planned a bombing campaign.
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Sweden star suffers racist abuse after defeat

Associated Press - Sun, 24/06/2018 - 12:32
Sweden's Jimmy Durmaz was subjected to a torrent of online racist abuse in the aftermath of his side's dramatic World Cup defeat by reigning champion Germany Saturday.
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Erdogan faces major test as Turks vote for president, parliament

Reuters - Sun, 24/06/2018 - 12:31
ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turks voted on Sunday in presidential and parliamentary elections that pose the biggest ballot box challenge to Tayyip Erdogan and his Islamist-rooted AK Party since they swept to power more than a decade and a half ago.
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Saudi women take victory laps as driving ban ends

Reuters - Sun, 24/06/2018 - 12:04
RIYADH (Reuters) - Women in Saudi Arabia took to the roads early on Sunday, ushering in the end of the world's last ban on female drivers, long seen as an emblem of women's repression in the deeply conservative Muslim kingdom.
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Trump adviser Kushner criticizes Abbas, says U.S. peace plan near: newspaper

Reuters - Sun, 24/06/2018 - 11:37
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Jared Kushner, U.S. President Donald Trump's senior adviser, said Washington would likely announce its Middle East peace plan even if Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, angered by U.S. policy so far, chose to remain on the sidelines.
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Second person dies following Saturday's grenade attack at Ethiopia rally: health minister

Reuters - Sun, 24/06/2018 - 11:35
ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - A second person passed away after a deadly grenade attack in Ethiopia's capital on Saturday which injured 150 at rally in support of new Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed.
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