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Russia, upping pressure on Telegram app, says it was used to plot bombing

Tuesday  02:22,   27 june 2017
Reuters

Russia's FSB security service said on Monday that terrorists had used the Telegram messaging app to carry out a deadly suicide bombing on Russian soil, increasing pressure on the app days after the authorities accused it of breaking data laws. [...]

Final hurdle in Canada-EU trade pact: cheese

Tuesday  01:25,   27 june 2017
AFP

Canada is close to implementing a free trade deal with the European Union, but one last detail remains to be ironed out -- what cheeses Canadian distributors can import, sources said Monday. The Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA)[...]

Brazil's Temer defiant ahead of expected corruption charges

Tuesday  00:41,   27 june 2017
AFP

Brazil's top prosecutor was expected soon to file corruption charges against President Michel Temer but the embattled conservative leader defiantly vowed Monday that nothing can "destroy" him.Prosecutor General Rodrigo Janot has until[...]

Brazil's Temer defiant ahead of expected corruption charges

Tuesday  00:41,   27 june 2017
AFP

Brazil's top prosecutor was expected soon to file corruption charges against President Michel Temer but the embattled conservative leader defiantly vowed Monday that nothing can "destroy" him.Prosecutor General Rodrigo Janot has until[...]

The Great Barrier Reef is literally a treasure. It’s worth $42 billion.

Tuesday  00:41,   27 june 2017
MSN

<p>Some might argue that Australia’s beloved Great Barrier Reef is a priceless natural wonder, but economists have just placed a number on its monetary value. Accounting for factors like the reef’s contribution to tourism and fishing and even the [...]

Saudi demands from Qatar 'very provocative': Germany

Monday  23:23,   26 june 2017
Reuters

<p>A list of 13 demands submitted by four Arab states to Qatar as a condition to lift their boycott on the Gulf country is "very provocative" because some items challenge Doha's sovereignty, German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel[...]

Maker of suspect paneling in London building fire stops selling it

Monday  22:40,   26 june 2017
CBS News

Arconic, which makes the cladding used on the exterior of Grenfell Tower, will end sales of one type of the productArconic said in a statement Monday that Reynobond PE, a kind of "cladding" used in the apartment building, would no longer be sold for [...]

Ex-nurse given life term over murders

Monday  22:15,   26 june 2017
BBC News

A former Ontario nurse is sentenced to life in prison for killing eight elderly people in her care.Elizabeth Wettlaufer, 49, pleaded guilty earlier this month to killing five women and three men in two nursing homes between 2007 and[...]

May sets out Brexit proposals for EU nationals

Monday  21:21,   26 june 2017
AFP

British Prime Minister Theresa May faced a backlash Monday after setting out proposals for the rights of EU nationals after Brexit that include new residency permit requirements and family reunion rules. The Highest Paying Cash Back Card Is[...]

Sergey Kislyak, Moscow's Top Diplomat in the U.S., Returning to Russia

Monday  20:46,   26 june 2017
NBC News

Moscow's top diplomat in the U.S. — the central figure in suspicions about Donald Trump connections with Russia — is returning home.WASHINGTON — Moscow's top diplomat in the U.S. — the central figure in suspicions about Donald Trump connections[...]

A Quest to Save Baby Kangaroos on a Lonely Australian Highway

Monday  20:40,   26 june 2017
The New York Times

Kangaroos can end up as roadkill, but sometimes a joey will live when its mother dies. We check out an orphanage that takes in about 100 baby roos a year.COOBER PEDY, Australia — A few weeks ago, Deb Williams saw another dead kangaroo lying in the[...]

A Quest to Save Baby Kangaroos on a Lonely Australian Highway

Monday  20:39,   26 june 2017
The New York Times

Kangaroos can end up as roadkill, but sometimes a joey will live when its mother dies. We check out an orphanage that takes in about 100 baby roos a year.COOBER PEDY, Australia — A few weeks ago, Deb Williams saw another dead kangaroo lying in the[...]

British PM May tells EU migrants: 'We want you to stay'

Monday  20:06,   26 june 2017
Reuters

British Prime Minister Theresa May told European Union citizens who are already living legally in Britain that she wanted them to stay after the country leaves the EU in 2019. Setting out Britain's plans for immigrants from EU countries, she said[...]

British PM May tells EU migrants: 'We want you to stay'

Monday  20:06,   26 june 2017
Reuters

British Prime Minister Theresa May told European Union citizens who are already living legally in Britain that she wanted them to stay after the country leaves the EU in 2019. Setting out Britain's plans for immigrants from EU countries, she said[...]

Jewish group deplores Western Wall decision

Monday  19:57,   26 june 2017
BBC News

Jewish leaders react angrily after Israel's PM freezes plans to upgrade mixed-gender prayer section.The board of the Jewish Agency, which facilitates Jewish immigration to Israel, said it "deplored" the[...]