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 1 yr | 3 dead, 20+ injured in Xinjiang, China following 6.1 magnitude earthquake - CCTV

              Three people were killed and another 20 injured after a shallow earthquake rocked the western region of Xinjiang on Friday, CCTV reports. The 6.1 magnitude quake struck at 9:07 a.m. local time about 160 km (100 miles) northwest of the region's southern city of Hotan near Guma county at a depth of 10 km (6 miles), the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said.
  


  Xinjiang, China     

 


 1 yr | Probe reveals nearly $700 million in government funds flowed into Malaysia PM’s personal bank accounts - WSJ

              Malaysian investigators probing a controversial government investment fund believe nearly $700 million ended up in the personal bank accounts of Malaysia's prime minister, Najib Razak, according to documents obtained by the Wall Street Journal. The report does not identify the original source of the money or what happened to the deposits. Razak dismissed the accusations as political smear tactics, urging the media to "seek the truth." WSJ Report   


  Malaysia     

 




 1 yr | Massive 2-alarm fire at a Seattle apartment complex, no word on injuries - KING5

              Firefighters are battling a two-alarm fire at an apartment complex in Seattle's Queen Anne neighborhood, KING5 reports. Dark smoke could be seen billowing from the fire at 160 Lee Street in Washington. Live video shows the roof appearing to collapse. There is no word on any injuries.   


  Seattle, Washington     

 

 1 yr | European heatwave ‘exacerbated by climate change,’ scientists say

              It is "virtually certain" that climate change has exacerbated the ongoing heatwave that is baking parts of Europe, according to a team of international scientists. The team found that a 3-day period as hot as forecast for the Netherlands this week was roughly a 1-in-30 year event in the 1900s, but is now likely to happen roughly 1 in 3 years. In Mannheim, Germany, the current heatwave would have been a once in a century event in the 1900s, but is now likely to happen roughly 1 in 15 years.   


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 1 yr | No links found between black church fires in U.S. South, 3 fires ruled accidental

              Federal investigators looking into a series of fires at African American churches in the South have found no potential links to connect them, and two of the fires were determined to have been caused by natural causes and one was the result of an electrical fire, says U.S. Justice Department spokeswoman Melanie Newman. "All of the fires remain under active investigation and federal law enforcement continues to work to determine the cause of all of the fires," Newman added. [Full statement attached]   


  United States     

 


 1 yr | UN Security Council condemns Mali ambush that killed 6 UN peacekeepers, urges swift investigation

              The United Nations Security Council has strongly condemned today's attack in northern Mali in which six Burkinabe peacekeepers were killed. "The members of the Security Council called on the Government of Mali to swiftly investigate this attack and bring the perpetrators to justice and stressed that those responsible for the attack should be held accountable," the council said in a press statement, adding that the attack may constitute a war crime.   


  Timbuktu, Mali     

 

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 1 yr | Former U.S. Senator Jim Webb, a Democrat, announces he is running for president

              Former U.S. Senator Jim Webb, a Democrat who also served as Secretary of the Navy in the Reagan administration, has announced he is running for president in the 2016 elections, making him the fifth Democrat to join the race. "I understand the odds, particularly in today’s political climate where fair debate is so often drowned out by huge sums of money," he said in a letter to his supporters. [letter attached]   


  United States        336 UPDATES

 


 1 yr | Washington state woman dies of measles, first U.S. death in 12 years

              An autopsy has revealed that a Clallam County, Washington woman died of measles, making her the first person in the United States to die of measles in 12 years, the state's health department says. The woman, who was not identified, died this spring and was likely exposed to measles at a local medical facility during a recent outbreak. The woman had several other health conditions and was on medications that contributed to a suppressed immune system. [full statement attached]   


  Clallam County, WA        2 UPDATES

 


 1 yr | Kerry meets Iran’s foreign minister as nuclear talks continue

              A meeting between U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif is underway in Vienna to continue negotiations in an attempt to reach a nuclear accord by July 7. A senior U.S. State Department official, providing an update on condition of anonymity, said the meeting began at 6:02 p.m. local time. Earlier today, Kerry met with UK Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond and Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi.   


  Vienna, Austria        97 UPDATES

 

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 1 yr | Up to 97 people killed in Boko Haram attack on villages in northeastern Nigeria - reports

              As many as 97 people have been killed after Boko Haram militants attacked two villages in the Monguno local government area of Nigeria's northeastern state of Borno, according to news reports. Witnesses told the local Daily Post newspaper that the militants ordered all the men in the villages to group together, after which the militants opened fire, killing at least 48 people and injuring others. The AFP news agency, citing witnesses, reported that at least 97 people had been killed.   


  Monguno, Nigeria        14 UPDATES

 

 
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