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Jun 22

Obamacare replacement bill takes center stage in U.S. Senate

By Richard Cowan and Susan Cornwell WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A seven-year push by U.S. Republicans to dismantle Obamacare and kill the taxes it imposed on the wealthy will reach a critical juncture on Thursday when Senate Republican leaders unveil a dra…

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Jun 22

Leigh Wood: Nottingham fighter returns to ring after injury

Nottingham’s Leigh Wood says he can fight for a British or Commonwealth title this year despite a 15-month injury lay-off.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/boxing/40369655

Jun 22

Exclusive: China Unicom counts Alibaba, Tencent among investors in drive to raise $10 billion – sources

By Julie Zhu and Kane Wu HONG KONG (Reuters) – Chinese tech giants Alibaba Group Holdings and Tencent Holdings will be among new investors pouring a total of around $10 billion into mobile carrier China Unicom, sources said, part of efforts by Beijin…

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Jun 22

Removing Assad no longer priority in Syria: Macron

France no longer sees the departure of President Bashar al-Assad as a priority in the Syrian conflict, President Emmanuel Macron said Thursday, making the policy official for the first time. The new French leader said instead that fighting jihadists s…

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Jun 22

Floyd Mayweather v Conor McGregor: Can Crumlin ABC spirit claim Las Vegas super bout?

Conor McGregor’s career began at Crumlin ABC but BBC Radio 5 live asks if a puncher’s chance is enough to shock the world?

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/boxing/40361031

Jun 22

Exploding whipped cream dispenser kills fitness blogger

An Instagram star and well-known fitness blogger has died in a freak accident after a pressurised cannister used for dispensing whipped cream exploded, hitting her in the chest, her family has said. Rebecca Burger, who had a large following on the soc…

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Jun 22

Davey Browne inquest coroner calls for changes to combat sports after boxer’s death

Death of 28-year-old three days after he was knocked out in fight was preventable, New South Wales deputy state coroner rules A coroner has recommended significant changes to the way combat sports are administered in New South Wales after finding that …

Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2017/jun/22/davey-browne-inquest-coroner-calls-for-changes-to-combat-sports-after-boxers-death

Jun 22

Murders hit record high in Mexico

Mexico registered a record number of murders last month, officials said, underlining the country’s struggles to deal with the horrific violence surrounding the multi-billion-dollar narcotics trade. There were 2,186 homicides in May, said a report from…

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Jun 22

The Latest: Diverse crowd at vigil for slain Muslim teen

The Latest: Diverse crowd at vigil for slain Muslim teenRESTON, Va. (AP) — The Latest on the killing of a teenage girl as she and her friends returned to a mosque in Virginia (all times local):

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Jun 22

Video: 'I Don't Want You to Get Shooted,' Girl, 4, Sobs to Mom After Castile Shooting

Video: 'I Don't Want You to Get Shooted,' Girl, 4, Sobs to Mom After Castile ShootingThe 4-year-old daughter of Diamond Reynolds tries to comfort her distraught mother after police shot the woman’s boyfriend in front of them, video shows.

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Jun 21

Islamic State blows up historic Mosul mosque where it declared 'caliphate': Iraqi military

By Marius Bosch and Maher Chmaytelli MOSUL/ERBIL, Iraq (Reuters) – Islamic State militants on Wednesday blew up the Grand al-Nuri Mosque of Mosul and its famous leaning minaret, an Iraqi military statement said, as Iraqi forces seeking to expel the gr…

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Jun 21

Shocking video of police shooting wasn't enough to convict

Shocking video of police shooting wasn't enough to convictMINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The release of dashboard video in the shooting death of Philando Castile renewed anger over his death and reopened an emotional question: How could the police officer who shot him have been acquitted?

Permanent link to this article: https://www.yahoo.com/news/release-castile-slaying-video-shocks-angers-many-anew-050227678.html

Jun 21

Wall Street Journal fires correspondent over ethics conflict

Wall Street Journal fires correspondent over ethics conflictWASHINGTON (AP) — The Wall Street Journal on Wednesday fired its highly regarded chief foreign affairs correspondent after evidence emerged of his involvement in prospective commercial deals — including one involving arms sales to foreign governments — with an international businessman who was one of his key sources.

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Jun 21

The Latest: Pelosi tries to reassure Dems after Georgia loss

The Latest: Pelosi tries to reassure Dems after Georgia lossWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on reactions to Tuesday’s congressional election in Georgia (all times EDT):

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Jun 21

Clues from Georgia on Democrats' future

Clues from Georgia on Democrats' futureThis was the special House race Democrats thought they could win. Clearly, anti-Trump energy alone isn’t enough to beat Republicans not named Trump. Not that Jon Ossoff, the Democrats’ young, first-time candidate for an open House seat near Atlanta, was relying just on anti-Trump feeling to defeat his Republican opponent June 20.

Permanent link to this article: https://www.yahoo.com/news/clues-georgia-democrats-future-203643178.html

Jun 21

Pentagon chief blasts N.Korea over US student who died

North Korea’s treatment of an American student who died after being released from detention in a coma was inhuman and US patience with Pyongyang is running out, Pentagon chief Jim Mattis said Wednesday. Otto Warmbier, 22, suffered severe brain damage …

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