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He was assigned to the 1st Brigade Combat Team of the 1st Armored Division at Fort Bliss , Texas. US soldiers returned fire killing two militants. An American soldier was killed and two others were wounded in the southern Afghan province of Helmand, the United States military said in a statement on Wednesday.
  • Wildfires erupting across America's West alarm officials

    Wildfires erupting across America's West alarm officials

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    It's so far been worse than the last 3 years, said Jason Curry , spokesman for the Utah Division of Forestry and State Lands . Some flames reached 100ft (30m) high, while fire crews faced dry, windy conditions on Tuesday and a "high potential" for extreme fire behaviour, officials said late on Monday.
  • Venus Williams Was Allegedly Involved In A Deadly Car Crash

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    Barson's wife reportedly told police she T-boned Williams' SUV traveling westbound in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla ., after the athlete abruptly entered an intersection northbound. Williams is the 10th seed at Wimbledon which begins on Monday NZT. Williams has a residence in Palm Beach Gardens, where she also often trains. His wife reportedly suffered broken bones and other injuries, but survived.
  • AMD Launches The World's Fastest Graphics Card For $999

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    AMD will start shipping Radeon Vega Frontier Edition on Monday for $1200, while the liquid-cooled variant costs $1800. "The high-airflow I/O bracket and vented anodized backplate are a beautifully executed example of how form can follow function and still make for a attractive product".
  • Swansong: Aston Martin's Vantage AMR

    Swansong: Aston Martin's Vantage AMR

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    Both engines are fitted with automated sequential manual paddle-shift transmissions, or for the purist, six and seven-speed manual gearboxes in the V8 and V12 Vantage AMRs respectively. There's a range of exterior colour options, but each of them is twinned with its own distinct interior design scheme. Aston Martin CEO Andy Palmer said of the Vantage AMR: "The Vantage has been an incredible success for Aston Martin , both in V8 and V12 forms".
  • Beyond Good and Evil 2 Shows off Beautiful In-Engine Game Demo

    Beyond Good and Evil 2 Shows off Beautiful In-Engine Game Demo

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    Through interviews throughout the show, it became evident that Beyond Good & Evil 2 was barely in production, with the game's creative director for Ubisoft Montpellier declaring production on the game was on " day zero ". I think you will notice one of the game's fanbase sitting in front of the display. The video is labeled as an "early in-engine tech demo" so what is showcased may not represent the final product.
  • Deal allows Uber, Lyft to operate in Westchester

    Deal allows Uber, Lyft to operate in Westchester

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    This will call up a request dialog that asks whether the ride is for your, or for "Someone Else", which will then open up your address book, let you pick a contact and then set the destination for the ride and send the request. This was in particular a big request for riders internationally, whose loved ones maybe don't have smartphones or good connectivity, with also a specific emphasis on seniors".
  • France goes to the polls as Macron seeks majority

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    Mounir Mahjoubi, junior minister in charge of digital affairs, said on BFM television that voters have acknowledged that the first weeks of Mr Macron's presidency "have been exemplary" and "have allowed the French to see there is a path that suits them".
  • Maute brother believed to have been killed in Marawi fighting

    Maute brother believed to have been killed in Marawi fighting

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    In a statement, presidential spokesperson Ernesto Abella said "the military is validating the intelligence report " that Mahmud bin Ahmad "died from wounds he sustained during the early days of the Marawi rebellion". An attempt by government troops to arrest Hapilon in Marawi on May 23 triggered a rampage by Islamic State-linked Maute Group, backed by some foreign fighters , who seized parts of the mainly Muslim city.
  • White House to Roll out The "Red Carpet" for Modi

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    After Modi arrived in Lisbon , he also visited The Champalimaud Foundation, which is a leading cancer research and treatment centre in Portugal. It will be a four day trip, where Modi will stop at the US for two days and meet the US President Donald Trump for the first time after he assumes office.
  • 18 killed, 70 injured in twin Parachinar blast

    18 killed, 70 injured in twin Parachinar blast

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    The first blast went off near a bus terminal at the market, Dawn reported, while the second happened as rescuers rushed to help those injured in the first explosion. At least ten people are reported to be killed and over fifty are reported to be injured in the explosion. The rescue operation is in progress. In January, 25 people were killed and 87 others when a bomb tore through a crowded vegetable market in the same city.
  • Hundreds of households to be evacuated in wake of London tower fire

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    It came as four more victims of Grenfell Tower were formally identified, taking the known victims of the fire to nine. She said: "At the end of today, they told us they could not guarantee our residents' safety in those blocks and so I have made the really really hard decision to move the people living there into temporary accommodation while we do the urgent works to guarantee safety".
  • CBS Poll: Trump Approval Rating Hits New Low

    CBS Poll: Trump Approval Rating Hits New Low

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    Seventy-two percent of GOP respondents approved of the president's job performance-which sounds like a lot but actually represents an 11-percentage-point fall compared with April. Trump is doing. The site reported Wednesday that 39.9 percent of Americans approved of the president, while 54.6 percent disapproved. Most people polled by CBS think something improper occurred during Trump's meetings with Comey, but only a little more than one in four people think what happened was illegal.
  • GOP senators complain on eve of health care bill unveiling

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    The most heated debate was around the two police bills, which would make people carrying hypodermic needles disclose that to police and make it a crime to expose first responders to blood-borne pathogens. It has come under widespread criticism from Democrats and helped prompt some moderate House Republicans to vote against the measure. Once that occurs, leadership may choose to hold a Senate-wide vote before the July 4 recess.
  • May to form govt. despite Tory slide

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    British Prime Minister Theresa May speaks next to her husband Philip in London Friday. After noon, May was driven from her official Downing Street residence to Buckingham Palace to ask Queen Elizabeth for permission to form a government - a formality under the British system.
  • White House torn over Mueller's role as pressure grows

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    Newsmax founder Chris Ruddy's decision to say that President Trump is weighing firing special counsel Robert Mueller harmed Trump's ability to fire him, a Trump confidant told The Daily Caller. and adviser Newt Gingrich - have deemed Mueller biased and worthy of dismissal. Even though it is reported that the president understands how risky firing Mueller will be, those close to him feel that Trump is "so volatile they can not be sure that he won't change his mind if he finds out ...
  • Indian troops kill two civilians in Kashmir

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    A police official said security forces during search of debris of a house that was damaged in yesterday's gunfight between militants and security forces in Arwani village recovered bodies of three LeT militants. Police said the militants were firing on police and army positions from these houses. Kashmiri protesters clash with Indian policemen in Srinagar , Indian controlled Kashmir, Friday, June 16, 2017.