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Armed man injures seven on Swiss train

He was also armed with at least one knife. He had ignited a flammable liquid before attacking people with a knife. The attack happened on the line between Buchs and Sennwald at around 2.20pm, before the train reached Salez station.

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Monroe County health officials confirm Zika virus case

But men who are travelling also need to be aware of the risks - current Canadian public health guidelines say men who have travelled to Zika-infected areas should consider using condoms or avoid having sex for six months to avoid transmitting the virus to partners.

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Positive Test for Chinese Swimmer Breaks Internet, Hearts

She was also scheduled to participate in the women's 50m freestyle event, which begins today, but that participation is now under question. Chen has requested a hearing from the International Olympic Committee, and has asked for her B sample to be tested.

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US women's field hockey tops India, could top pool

Once again, the USA was deadly on corner attacks, creating an opportunity only 15 seconds into the match before Melissa Gonzalez jump-started the team with its first goal seven seconds later. After setting a team record for goals in an Olympic match against Japan, the Americans continued their high-quality play against India. "The great thing about sports is you can't ever predict what's going to happen", goalkeeper Jackie Briggs said.

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Manila seeks formal talks with China on disputed sea

President Rodrigo Duterte has appointed Ramos his special envoy to China to initiate talks with Beijing after the UN-backed Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague ruled last month that China's claim to nearly all of the South China Sea had no basis in global law.

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Pakistan hopes for revival of peace process in coming weeks

He said that the conference discussed a number of diplomatic initiatives being taken and it was decided that Pakistan should invite India for a dialogue on Kashmir issue. "It is certainly true that there have been occasions in the past when tension got built up when we were in government". Find us on Facebook too! We recognise that we did not fully succeed.

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Numerous bombs in the South after Hua Hin blasts

Sirasit Teimtontanin, a manager at City Beach Resort in Hua Hin , said one of Friday's explosions went off about 300 metres from the front door. They were followed by two more explosions on Friday morning that killed another person and left injured and bleeding people lying on pavements as emergency workers rushed to the scene.

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Secret Service Spoke With Trump About 2nd Amendment Remarks

Clinton insisted that this election cycle is not "normal", adding that she had taken note of the fact that Republican figures and voters were joining her campaign upon deciding that Trump does not represent their values. Trump then went on to make ominous comments about the fate of Clinton. "Donald Trump clearly wasn't inciting violence , I think, but he was more than imprecise with his words".

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Turkish and Russian leaders agree on steps to mend relations

Ankara and Moscow have been at odds due to differences on Syrian issue as the latter lends support to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, however Turkey insists the Syrian leader should step down for a solution in the war-torn country. Trudeau did not provide any updates about Turkey's extradition request for Fetullah Gulen, who is the leader of the Fetullah Terror Organization (FETO) that organized the coup attempt, according to the Turkish government.

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German interior minister to present new security measures

A new law was necessary, he said, to strip people with dual citizenship of their German passport if they joined Islamist extremist groups. The link to migrants has put intense pressure on Chancellor Angela Merkel over her liberal asylum policies that had brought 1.1 million refugees to Germany past year.

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British Charity 'Save the Children' Investigating Claims Employee Recruited by Hamas

Israeli law enforcement officials have charged Mohammed el-Halabi, an employee of World Vision , a child welfare organization supported by Christians throughout the world, of funneling millions of dollars to the anti-Semitic terror organization Hamas.

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Russia declares daily cease-fires in Aleppo to allow aid

Churkin said the United States and Russian Federation were "very practically" discussing in Geneva how aid could be delivered to Aleppo and that Moscow supported a 48-hour pause in fighting, but that such a truce "does not apply to terrorists".

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Uncertainty in Japan as emperor hints at abdication

However, according to Yasushi Kuno, a veteran journalist, who, for years, has covered the imperial family for the Nippon television network, stated that the current laws make it impossible for the Emperor to abdicate the throne even if he wanted to and that he has no other option but to carry on.

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Man calls cops to report 'hoodlums,' then fatally shoots black man

Hitting Thomas who was just passing by this mailbox on his way back to the vehicle. Police records show authorities were not called to the block - for the party or otherwise - before the first call in which the man told the dispatcher he was going to "secure the neighborhood".

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Orlando shooter's father attended Clinton rally in Florida

While Hillary was supposed to talk about jobs and the economy, her rally was upstaged by the curious presence of Seddique Mateen , whose son Omar shot and killed 49 people at a gay nightclub in Orlando in June 2016. The reporter asked him if the Clinton campaign knew he was going to the event, he claimed to be a member of the Democratic Party. He then threw his support behind Mrs Clinton as he insisted that he "loves the United States".

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Father of 'Clock Boy' sues Texas school system after bomb accusation

Although the charge against Ahmed was soon dropped after his arrest, he was still served with a 3-day suspension. She also mentioned "violent acts committed in schools" as justification for the arrest and did not offer any apology to Mohamed or his family.

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Venkaiah Naidu lashes out at Pakistan over Hizbul chief Salahuddins nuclear threat

However, protests demanding the end of Indian rule over the region continued in several places, with reports of clashes between protesters and government forces in at least five locations. On July 20, Pakistan marked "black day" to express solidarity with Kashmiri people and condemn violence in India-administered Kashmir. "We reiterate our demand that New Delhi should acknowledge the political issue in Kashmir and take immediate, concrete steps to engage with Pakistan as well as stakeholders ...

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Jordaan's role in Nelson Mandela Bay unclear

The metro, named after the global icon, has been an ANC stronghold since the country's first democratic election in 1994 and some analysts say the loss could spark fresh calls for President Jacob Zuma to resign. Mabuyane said that while the party has received "overwhelming support from the people, we equally acknowledge that there are areas wherein our support had declined and absolute control lost".

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Texas Confirms Its First Zika-Related Death

Mosquitos there were carrying Zika before Florida officials diagnosed the country's first case of the virus acquired from local mosquitos. "Our central mission from the beginning has been to do everything we can to protect unborn babies from the devastating effects in Zika".

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India's wait for the first medal at Rio Olympics continues

The script was a lot different this time, with the Indian girls - Bombayla, Laxmirani Majhi and Deepika Kumari - rallying from a disappointing first-set performance to take the next two sets. Bombayla's fine show went in vain as Manjhi and Deepika were inconsistent, allowing Russian Federation to take the contest to the shootout. However, Russia then won the last set by a single point to take the game to a shoot-off.

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Japan urges China not to escalate East China Sea tension

Ramos, 88, who described his role as "an icebreaker", accepted an offer from Duterte to be special envoy to China after the Hague court's ruling on July 12. Ramos, who served as the Philippine president from 1992 to 1998, has maintained good relations with China even after stepping down from office. Chinese air force spokesman Senior Col.

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United Nations says 'we can not give up hope' on Syria

Chvarkov said meanwhile that 372 Syrian civilians have used the "humanitarian corridors" set up by Russian Federation to flee rebel-held areas of Aleppo to government-controlled turf. The deaths include 65 people, among them 22 children, killed in rebel fire on government neighbourhoods, the Observatory said. The warning came as yet another hospital in Aleppo was hit overnight, with the M2 facility run by the Syrian American Medical Society bombed for the third time.

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Chilcot to be boycotted by families amid 'whitewash' fears

Salmond said there "has to be a judicial or political reckoning " for Blair's role in the Iraq conflict while the shadow chancellor, John McDonnell, said the "processes" of how Britain ended up at war must be examined "so we never ever get into this tragic, tragic mess again with such loss of life".

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Pence to huddle with Trump as veepstakes unfold

Pence spokesman Marc Lotter confirmed the plans Friday morning but said he couldn't comment on the topic of the meeting. "Trump is meeting with a number of Republican leaders in the run-up to the convention in Cleveland, and he has a good relationship with Gov.

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Watch The Rare Summer Solstice Event

Solstice also means standstill and to astronomical observers the sun stops its apparent movement north in our northern hemisphere's sky and then begins moving south, he said. It won't happen again until 2062. The moon will appear low in the sky for much of the night and could take on an amber hue because of atmospheric conditions.

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Summer solstice brings longest daylight

Summer arrived at 6:34 p.m. EDT Monday. While the sun is high in the sky, the moon hangs low, which forces light through thicker air. Those parts of North of the Equator will receive the most sunlight on a Summer Solstice day. And it won't happen again until June 21, 2062, the website states. The moon appeared to have an amber glow to it as it rose in the sky about Ely Cathedral in Cambridgeshire.

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Look up! It's a rare summer solstice 'strawberry moon'

Astronomy Ireland is urging everyone in the country to go out and see the "Strawberry" moon hanging low in the south at 11:34pm - which is the exact instance of the summer solstice. In Europe, Strawberry Moon is also called the Rose Moon, Mead Moon, and Honey Moon. Every year, thousands gather at Stonehenge in Wiltshire, England, to rejoice at the prospect of sunny summer days.

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Rare 'strawberry moon' lights up night sky on summer solstice

The summer solstice is a lot longer in Alaska than in much of the Lower 48, because of the state's higher latitude. "It's important to mark the summer solstice because it provides a visual, measurable reference point for time before the age where we could just look up everything on the computer", Storch said.

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Look up! It's a rare summer solstice 'strawberry moon'

Astronomy Ireland is urging everyone in the country to go out and see the "Strawberry" moon hanging low in the south at 11:34pm - which is the exact instance of the summer solstice. In Europe, Strawberry Moon is also called the Rose Moon, Mead Moon, and Honey Moon. Every year, thousands gather at Stonehenge in Wiltshire, England, to rejoice at the prospect of sunny summer days.

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US stocks fall more than 600 points after UK referendum

Investors are panicking in the wake of Britain's vote to leave the Union. The Dow Jones Industrial Average (NYSEARCA:DIA) plunged 611 points or roughly 3.4% Friday as investors limited their exposure to riskier assets. The Standard & Poor's 500 index fell 75 points, or 3.6 percent, to 2,037. The S&P 500 is on pace for its biggest loss since last August, down 62 points, or 2.9 percent, to 2,051.