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 1 yr | LIVE: New Jersey Governor Chris Christie enters presidential race

              New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, a Republican, will be speaking at about 11 a.m. ET to officially announce his candidacy in the 2016 U.S. presidential election.   


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 1 yr | World powers extend terms of interim nuclear deal with Iran by one week to allow more time for negotiations

              World powers and Iran have agreed to extend the terms of the interim nuclear deal by one week until July 7, says U.S. State Department spokeswoman Marie Harf, allowing the parties to continue negotiations in an attempt to secure a final deal, [full quote attached]   


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 1 yr | Eurogroup to hold 1700 GMT teleconference to discuss Greek proposal - Dijsselbloem

              The Eurogrpup will hold a teleconference at 1700 GMT to discuss a proposal from the Greek government for a 2-year-aid deal that would allow Greece to cover its financial needs while carrying out a restructuring of its debt, Dutch finance minister and Eurogroup president Jeroen Dijsselbloem said on his Twitter account.   


  Greece        78 UPDATES

 


 1 yr | India bans oil trade with the Islamic State, related groups

              India has banned the trade in oil and related products with the Islamic State, the commerce department says, complying with a UN Security Council resolution that was adopted in February. "Trade in oil and refined oil products, modular refineries and related materials, besides items of cultural (including antiquities), scientific and religious importance is prohibited with the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant [ISIL], Al Nusrah Front [ANF] and other individuals, groups, undertakings and entities associated, directly or indirectly, with Al Qaida," the department said. [full statement attached]   


  India        102 UPDATES

 

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 1 yr | Greece proposes 2-year agreement to cover financial needs while restructuring debt - Reuters

              The Greek government has submitted a proposal for a two-year aid proposal with the European Stability Mechanism (ESM) that would allow the country to fully cover its financial needs while simultaneously restructuring its debt, the Reuters news agency reports, citing a statement from the prime minister's office. "Greece remains at the negotiating table," the statement said, according to Reuters.   


  Greece        78 UPDATES

 


 1 yr | Church releases schedule of Pope Francis’ U.S. visit in September

              The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops has released a schedule of Pope Francis' visit to the United States in September. The pontiff will meet with President Barack Obama at the White House on September 23, address the U.S. Congress in Washington, D.C. on September 24, and address the UN General Assembly in New York on September 25. He will also visit the 9/11 Memorial and Museum in New York in addition to a several other events in Philadelphia. [full schedule attached]   


  New York, NY        17 UPDATES

 

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 1 yr | ‘No survivors’ in Indonesia plane crash, at least 3 dead on the ground - AFP

              All 113 people on board the military transport plane that crashed in the Indonesian city of Medan are believed to have been killed, air force chief Agus Supriatna told the AFP news agency. "No, no. No survivors. I have just returned from the site," the chief told AFP. The news agency also cited officials as saying that at least three people on the ground had also been killed, which would put the death toll at 116. About 50 bodies have been recovered so far.   


  Medan, Indonesia        5 UPDATES

 


 1 yr | U.S.-led forces carry out 18 more airstrikes in Syria and Iraq, most near Al Hasakah - military

              U.S.-led forces have carried out another 18 airstrikes against Islamic State (ISIS) targets in Iraq and Syria, with nearly half of them near the northeastern Syrian city of Al Hasakah, the Combined Joint Task Force reports. Three other airstrikes were carried out near the Iraqi city of al-Baghdadi, while two more took place near Mosul. Details about casualties from the airstrikes, which took place on Monday, were not available. [statement attached]   


  Iraq        102 UPDATES

 


 1 yr | Germany’s Merkel says no breakthrough in Greek debt crisis talks,  door remains open - AP
  


  Greece        78 UPDATES

 


 1 yr | Tunisia identifies 27 victims of resort attack, including 19 British citizens - health ministry

              Tunisia has so far identified 27 tourists who were killed Friday when a gunman opened fire at a beach resort in Sousse, the health ministry says. A statement listed the nationalities of the victims as 19 Britons, 3 Irish, two Germans, and one each from Belgium, Portugal and Russia. A total of 38 people were killed, plus the attacker.   


  Tunisia        12 UPDATES

 

 
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Small plane crashes into mall near airport in Melbourne     11 hrs  

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Russia’s UN ambassador Vitaly Churkin dead at 64     16 hrs  

Venezuela takes CNN off the air, accusing it of misinformation     5 days  

U.S. National Security Advisor Michael Flynn resigns     1 wk  



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Power outage plunges Dutch capital of Amsterdam into darkness     1 mon  

Train crash at Atlantic Terminal in Brooklyn injures 103     1 mon  

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Small plane crashes into mall near airport in Melbourne     11 hrs  


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Venezuela takes CNN off the air, accusing it of misinformation     5 days  

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Trump names Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster to be National Security Advisor      14 hrs  

Russia’s UN ambassador Vitaly Churkin dead at 64     16 hrs  


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President Trump fires Acting Attorney General Sally Yates     3 wks  


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