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June 28, 2017 - 5:12 am
(WASHINGTON) -- Secretary of State Rex Tillerson held another round of meetings Tuesday in an effort to end the crisis among its Gulf allies but was met with a continued impasse. As the top U.S. diplomat urges restraint and negotiation, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates say their demands on...
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June 27, 2017 - 10:00 pm
(LONDON) -- The Queen is getting a raise. Queen Elizabeth II is expected to receive an 8 percent increase in income from public funding, according to the BBC . The Sovereign Grant, which pays salaries for the royal household, is expected to be up just over £6 million (about $7.7 million) in 2018-...
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June 27, 2017 - 9:28 pm
(RIO DE JANEIRO) -- Brazilian President Michel Temer has called a bribery charge filed against him, "fiction." Temer was hit with an indictment by Brazil's chief prosecutor Rodrigo Janot filed with the Supreme Federal Tribunal on Monday, accusing the Brazilian leader of accepting bribes from an...
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June 27, 2017 - 6:37 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- In allowing President Trump’s revised travel ban to partially take effect, the Supreme Court left key questions unanswered and likely opened the floodgates for additional litigation. In a six-justice “per curiam” opinion, the high court ruled Monday that the administration could...
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June 27, 2017 - 1:10 pm
(MOSCOW) -- A massive ransomware attack struck computers across Europe Tuesday, affecting major companies in Russia and Ukraine as well as the world’s largest shipping firm, Maersk, according to the affected companies and government sources. Ukraine appears to have been particularly badly hit, with...
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June 27, 2017 - 6:09 am
(WASHINGTON) -- The White House announced that Syria may be planning another chemical weapons attack that "will likely result in the mass murder of civilians." In a statement released late Monday evening, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer said the U.S. had found "potential" evidence that...
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June 26, 2017 - 3:55 pm
(LONDON) -- A cladding manufacturing company announced Monday that it is discontinuing sales of a type of paneling that was used in London's Grenfell Tower apartment complex, where a devastating fire killed at least 79 people this month. Arconic said in a statement that it will stop global sales of...
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