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President Trump Meets With Senate And House Leadership At The White House
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President Trump Delivers Remarks On US-Cuba Relations In Miami

The Ban Is Back

The Supreme Court will allow a version of President Trump's travel ban to go into effect while it waits to hear a legal challenge this fall, halting only attempts to bar travelers with a "bona fide relationship with a person or entity in the United States"


Soldier Leds Buckingham Palace Ceremony for the First Time

A Canadian soldier made history by becoming the first woman to lead the Changing of the Guard ceremony at Buckingham Palace in London. The role of Mounting The Queen’s Guard usually falls to the British Army’s Household Division, which is male-dominated

APTOPIX Colombia Boat Sinking

7 Dead, 13 Missing as Colombia Ferry Sinks

A tourist boat packed with over 150 passengers capsized on a reservoir near the Colombian city of Medellin, leaving at least seven people dead and 13 missing. It's unclear what caused the boat to sink but survivors said it appeared to be overloaded

APTOPIX Pakistan Deadly Fire

Deadly Oil Truck Explosion in Pakistan

An overturned oil tanker burst into flames in Pakistan, killing 157 people who had rushed to the scene of the accident to gather leaking fuel, an official said. The death toll could rise further as many injured are still being treated


60 Towers in London Fail Fire Safety Test

The list of high-rise apartment towers in Britain that have failed fire safety tests grew to 60, revealing the mounting challenge the government faces in the aftermath of London's Grenfell Tower fire tragedy


Wonder Woman Breaks New Record

Wonder Woman has generated more than $620 million in global revenue since it hit theatres three weeks ago. According to Variety and others, that makes it the highest-grossing live action film ever directed by a woman

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See Scenes of the Pride Parade in NYC

Parades and celebrations across the country are expected to take place in honor of gay pride month. A number of major U.S. cities including New York City, San Francisco and Chicago will have pride parades


LGBT Activists Prevented From Assembling in Istanbul

Turkish police stopped activists for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex rights from gathering in large numbers in Istanbul, but smaller groups made impromptu press statements defying a ban imposed by the governor

Senate Holds Hearing On Russian Interference In U.S. Election

Yates Condemns Sessions on Criminal Justice Reform

Former Acting Attorney General Sally Yates has publicly criticized Attorney General Jeff Sessions for reinstating harsh mandatory minimum drug sentences aimed at curbing violent crime throughout the U.S. in a Washington Post op-ed

2017 BET Awards - Roaming Show

The Best and Worst Moments From the 2017 BET Awards

While new artists like Chance the Rapper and SZA made a splash at the 2017 BET Awards, the night belonged to the elders — industry legends like Mary J. Blige, Tamar, Braxton, Maxwell, Xscape, and New Edition proved that some things do get better with age