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Tornado Strikes East China; 78 Feared Dead

Thursday June 23, 2016 – BEIJING — A powerful tornado and hailstorm struck the outskirts of an eastern Chinese city on Thursday, killing at least 78 people and destroying buildings, smashing trees and flipping vehicles on their roofs. The tornado hit a densely populated area of farms and factories near the city of Yancheng in Jiangsu province, about 800 kilometers ...

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World watches as Britons vote on EU membership after tight campaign

Thursday June 23, 2016 – Britons were voting on Thursday on whether to stay in the European Union in a referendum that could change the face of Europe and is being nervously watched by financial markets and politicians across the world. A British exit, or Brexit, would deprive the 28-member EU of its second-biggest economy and one of its two ...

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Supreme Court Deadlocks on Obama Immigration Plan

Thursday June 23, 2016 – WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Thursday announced that it had deadlocked in a case challenging President Obama’s plan to shield millions of immigrants from deportation and allow them to work. The 4-4 tie left in place an appeals court ruling blocking the plan, dealing a sharp blow to an ambitious program that Mr. Obama ...

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Stocks Steady Ahead of U.K.’s Vote on EU

Wednesday June 22, 2016 – U.S. stocks rose Wednesday, but investors avoided big moves one day before the U.K.’s vote on membership in the European Union. The stakes for financial markets, at least in the short term, appear to be high. Stocks, bonds and currencies around the world have recently moved in lockstep with expectations around Thursday’s U.K. referendum, with ...

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Rubio says yes to another Senate run after all

Wednesday June 22, 2016 – Ending weeks of political speculation, Marco Rubio announced Wednesday he has changed his mind and will run for re-election to the U.S. Senate, reversing his pledge to return to private life after his presidential campaign collapsed three months ago. Rubio cited a sense of duty to try to remain in office under either President Donald ...

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Trump fires his campaign manager in dramatic shake-up

Monday June 20, 2016 – NEW YORK — Donald Trump abruptly fired campaign manager Corey Lewandowski on Monday in a dramatic shake-up designed to calm panicked Republican leaders and end an internal power struggle plaguing the billionaire businessman’s unconventional White House bid. In dismissing his longtime campaign chief — just a month before the party’s national convention, Trump signaled, at ...

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South Korea Warns of ISIS Threat Against US Bases

Monday June 20, 2016 – SEOUL— South Korea is taking increased security measures to prevent a potential attack from ISIS, after the country’s intelligence agency warned that the terrorist group may be targeting both U.S. military installations and civilians on the Korean peninsula. The South Korean National Intelligence Service (NIS) Sunday said that IS released a list of potential terrorist ...

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