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worldcup-june21.jpg Day 8 at the World Cup Football has arrived! Group C is back in action, and there is a heavyweight clash in Group D. DENMARK X AUSTRALIA (Group C) Thursday's opener points to a highly competitive match-up between nations with respectable FIFA World Cup traditions, desperate to write new and successful chapters in their world cup history. Denmark knows that having 3 points in their kitty

senator-manchin-200618.jpg President Donald Trump remains widely popular in West Virginia, but the results of a new Monmouth University Poll still show Democratic Senator Joe Manchin, D-W.V., leading his race for re-election in the state. The poll showed Manchin with a 48 percent to 39 percent lead over Republican state Attorney...

trump-sign-062018.jpg Facing widespread criticism over a policy that has led to children being separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border, President Donald Trump indicated Wednesday he plans to sign an executive order to address the issue. The executive order Trump plans to sign would reportedly not end his...

martinscorsese-june20.jpg Cinema Foundation for Rome (Fondazione Cinema per Roma) will confer veteran U.S. film maker Martin Scorsese with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Rome Film Fest. The award was announced jointly by director Antonio Monda and Laura Delli Colli, the head of the Fondazione Cinema per Roma. "I am extremely honored to bestow the Lifetime Achievement Award to a Cinema Master," Antonio Monda said i

trump-june20.jpg Amid an uproar over a policy that has led to children being separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border, President Donald Trump has expressed support for two separate immigration bills expected to be voted on by the House this week.

unhrc-june20.jpg The United States has withdrawn from the UN Human Rights Council, the human rights arm of the United Nations. The decision, which the Trump administration has threatened for months, was announced by Nikki Haley, U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations. Speaking from the State Department Tuesday, Haley called the human rights body a "cesspool of political bias." Criticizing its "sha

neymarinjury-june20.jpg When Neymar falls, Brazilian football fans cry. Now the whole world of Neymar fans are biting their nails as the news from the Brazilian camp is a blow to their world cup dreams. Neymar limped out of a training session on Tuesday, as Brazil prepare for their second World Cup group game against Costa Rica on Friday. "Neymar came out of training today with a painful right ankle, due to the number

fifaworldcup-june20.jpg We have three interesting opening round matches up for Day 7 of World Cup football 2018. PORTUGAL-MOROCCO (Group B) There are wildly contrasting feelings in the respective team camps heading into the first fixture of Group B's second round. Portugal will be riding the crest of a Ronaldo-shaped wave after their superman captain grabbed a historic hat-trick to help his side claim a 3-3 dra

immigration-061512_19jun18.jpg President Donald Trump and members of his administration have continued to defend their policy of "zero tolerance" for illegal immigrants, but the results of a Quinnipiac University National Poll show most voters oppose separating children from their families at the U.S.-Mexico border.

uscapitol-062509_19jun18.jpg A $716 billion defense policy bill easily cleared the Senate on Monday, although the legislation must still be reconciled with the version previously approved by the House. The Senate voted 85 to 10 in favor of the National Defense Authorization Act, which authorizes U.S. military spending for fiscal 2019.

justice-042412_19jun18.jpg A bipartisan group of 75 former U.S. Attorneys is calling on Attorney General Jeff Sessions to end the "zero tolerance" policy for illegal immigrants that has resulted in at least 2,000 children being separated from their families at the U.S.-Mexico border.

militarydrills-june19.jpg The United States and North Korea have agreed to halt joint military drills scheduled for August. This was one of the key assurances given by U.S. President Donald Trump to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un during a historic summit in Singapore a week ago. In the biggest ever breakthrough for peace on the Korean peninsula as well as restoration of bilateral ties, the United States and North Korea a

legalmarijuana-june19.jpg Canada is a step closer to becoming the first G-7 nation to legalize marijuana nationwide after the House of Commons voted to allow recreational use. The bill will now go back to the country's Senate, which had already approved a version of the bill. On Monday, the House of Commons voted 205 to 82 in favor of the Bill C-45, known as the Cannabis Act.

shotdead-june19.jpg The 20-year old controversial up-and-coming U.S. rapper XXXTentacion was shot dead in South Florida Monday. Tentacion, whose real name is Jahseh Dwayne Onfroy, was shot while leaving a motor sports dealership in Deerfield Beach, north of Miami, the Broward County sheriff's office said. XXXTentacion was shopping for motorcycles in South Florida, TMZ reported. The Sheriff's Dept. said in a statement

donaldtrump2-061518.jpg In a move likely to escalate the trade dispute between the U.S. and China, President Donald Trump has threatened to impose new tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods. Trump said in a statement Monday evening he has directed U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer to identify $200 billion...

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