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Pope falls while conducting mass

RT PLAY:-Pope Francis has fallen during a visit to Czestochowa, Poland. The pontiff was walking on stage, about to address the waiting crowd, but suddenly fell. The 79-year-old pope, who hails from Argentina, was quickly helped to his feet by...

Germany: Doctor shot dead by patient

Sky News:- A doctor has died after being shot at a hospital in Berlin - reportedly by a patient who then turned the gun on himself. The gunfire erupted at around 1pm on Tuesday at the Benjamin Franklin campus of...

France church attack: Priest killed by two ‘IS soldiers’

bbc.com:- An 84-year-old priest was killed and four other people taken hostage by two armed men who stormed his church in a suburb of Rouen in northern France. The two attackers, who said they were from the so-called Islamic State...

Boy beheaded by ‘mistake’

CNN:- Gruesome video footage has emerged of Syrian rebels beheading a young boy, in what leaders of the group involved called an "individual mistake." The video that emerged on social media showed a visibly frightened boy lying in the back of...

Trump staff writer apologises

REUTERS:-A staff writer of the Trump Organization, the company owned by Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, has claimed responsibility for inserting passages in a speech given at the Republican National Convention by Trump’s wife Melania that resembled parts of...

‘Helluva’ shot stopped gunman in Baton Rouge, officials say

(CNN) - Baton Rouge Police Chief Carl Dabadie Jr. said Monday that the attack that killed three law enforcement officers and wounded three others showed why militarized police tactics are needed. In the last two weeks, police have been ambushed by...

Baton Rouge: Three Cops shot dead

SKY NEWS:- The gunman who shot dead three police officers in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, was the same man later shot dead, according to authorities. The three officers, two from the city's police department and one from the sheriff's office, were ambushed...

JFK airport: Turtles delay take-offs

NEW YORK, United States (AP) — Of all the factors that could delay flights at New York's John F Kennedy International Airport, this one is probably the slowest: turtles. Nearly 400 diamondback terrapins have turned up on the airport's property...

Turkey: Coup crumbles leaving over 100 dead

BBC:- Some 2,839 soldiers, including high-ranking officers, have been arrested after an attempted coup that is now over, says Turkey's PM Binali Yildirim. The attempted coup was a "black stain on Turkish democracy", he said, with 161 civilians and police...

Mick Jagger,72, to become father for 8th time

Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger, 72, is to become a father again for the eighth time. A spokesman for the veteran rock band on Friday confirmed media reports saying that Jagger’s girlfriend, 29-year-old American ballerina Melanie Hamrick, was pregnant. Jagger, who...

Trump picks running mate

SKY NEWS:- Republican White House candidate Donald Trump has confirmed Indiana Governor Mike Pence as his vice presidential running mate. Mr Pence, 57, is seen as more socially conservative than Mr Trump and has previously disagreed with the businessman on his...

Turkey army group announces takeover

BBC:-An army group in Turkey says it has taken over the country, with soldiers at strategic points in Istanbul and jets flying low in the capital, Ankara. A statement read on TV said a "peace council" now ran the country...

Death toll now 84 in France attack

NICE, France (AFP) - A gunman smashed a truck into a crowd of revellers celebrating Bastille Day in the French resort of Nice, killing at least 84 people in what President Francois Hollande on Friday declared a "terrorist" attack. Police...

NY to pay citizenship application fee for 2,000 immigrants

NEW YORK, United States (AP) — New York state will cover the application fee for US citizenship for an estimated 2,000 low-income immigrants, with winners to be selected by a lottery, state officials announced Wednesday. The drawing is an effort...

‘Killer Robot’ used by Dallas Police

NEW YORK (AP) — Robots have apparently chalked up a new first — a deadly one. Police rigged a bomb-disposal robot to kill an armed suspect in the Dallas police shooting , what appears to be the first time U.S....

Delta flight lands at wrong location

(CNN)A Delta flight mistakenly landed at an air force base in South Dakota -- instead of the intended airport about 10 miles way Delta Flight 2845 left Minneapolis for South Dakota on Thursday evening with 130 people aboard. The Airbus A320...

US :Protesters return to the streets

(CNN)Protesters across the nation marched mostly peacefully, decrying police brutality over the killing of two African-American men this week. They wept, held signs and chanted, "Black Lives Matter." Tensions ran high between police and protesters, resulting in a few arrests and...

Sandals Resorts International Nets Two Top Awards in 17th Annual Canadian Travel Agent’s Choice Awards

July 1, 2016, Toronto, Canada – As the largest sampling of Canadian travel agents, the 2016 Agents’ Choice Awards give voice to those who are on the frontline of the Canadian travel industry. Sandals Resorts International is proud to...

Woman live-streams aftermath of fatal officer-involved shooting

(CNN) Authorities say that a man is dead after being shot by police Wednesday evening after being pulled over in a traffic stop. The incident took place in Falcon Heights, Minnesota, near Minneapolis. The victim's name is Philando Castile, his mother Valerie...

Alton Sterling shooting: Piecing together what happened before the videos

CNN - The 911 call that brought police to a Baton Rouge convenience store Tuesday came from a homeless man, according to a senior law enforcement official. The homeless man had approached Alton Sterling, repeatedly asking him for money,...

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