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US Congressman Steve Scalise hit in shooting

Steve Scalise, a Louisiana congressman and the House Majority Whip, was among those shot during the attack, sustaining a bullet wound to the hip. He dragged himself into the outfield after being hit and is now in a critical condition in a Washington hospital. Two police officers, a congressional aide and a former …

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Trump loses travel ban ruling in Appeals Court

A second federal appeals court on Monday ruled against US President Trump’s revised travel ban. The decision, from the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, in San Francisco, was the latest in a string of court rulings rejecting the administration’s efforts to limit travel from several predominantly …

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Hung Parliament as Theresa May fails to gain majority

Britain’s voters have delivered a stunning blow to Prime Minister Theresa May, wiping out her parliamentary majority and prompting calls for her to resign. With most results declared, May’s party won the most seats — but not enough to govern without the support of minority parties. It was devastating result …

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Myanmar military plane carrying 116 missing

A Myanmar military plane carrying 116 people went missing on Wednesday between the southern city of Myeik and Yangon, according to the office of the army chief and an airport source. “Communication was lost suddenly at about 1:35 pm when it reached about 20 miles west of Dawei town,” the …

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