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10:27 World
Fed sees case building for interest rate cuts this year

Even as the U.S. central bank left its benchmark interest rate unchanged for now, the shift in sentiment since its last policy meeting was marked.

10:00 World
Deutsche Bank faces investigation for potential money-laundering lapses

Shares in Germany’s biggest bank were indicated to open 2.2% down on Thursday, according to brokerage Lang & Schwarz.

20:30 World
Bangladesh and China power plant workers in deadly mass brawl

One Chinese worker was killed in the fighting in the southern district of Patuakhali, police told the BBC.

19:47 World
Revolver believed used by Van Gogh sold at Paris auction

An individual buyer whose name was not released bought the 7mm pocket revolver for 130,000 euros plus taxes on Wednesday.

19:24 World
Serbia-Montenegro church row fuels Balkan tensions

The draft law calls for all religious communities in Montenegro to provide proof that they owned their property before 1918 when the small Adriatic state lost its independence and became part of the Serb-dominated Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes.

19:00 World
Israel’s Rafael integrates artificial intelligence into Spice bombs

The Spice 250, which can be deployed on quad racks under the wings of warplanes like the F-16, has a 75-kilogram warhead and a maximum range of 100 kilometers with its deployable wings.

18:38 World
Hungry polar bear seen wandering in Russian city hundreds of miles from home

This is just the latest recent sighting of a bear in a Russian urban area, but the last time a polar bear appeared near Norislk was more than 40 years ago, Anatoly Nikolaichuk, head of the Taimyr Department of the State Forest Control Agency.

18:16 World
Harley-Davidson will make small motorcycles with Chinese partner

The company said Wednesday that it's teaming up with Qianjiang Motorcycle Company to make a small motorcycle that will go on sale in the country next year.

17:45 World
Flesh-eating bacteria becoming more common in Delaware Bay due to climate change, study finds

Vibrio vulnificus usually occurs in high-salinity, brackish waters with surface temperatures above 13 degrees Celsius, or 55 degrees Fahrenheit, the study says.

16:16 World
Oklahoma high school graduates fall ill during Dominican Republic trip, parent says

About 40 seniors, who just graduated from Deer Creek High School in Edmond, traveled to the Dominican Republic on June 8 to stay at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Punta Cana, a parent told KOTV.

15:45 World
Hong Kong protesters embrace unexpected Christian anthem: ‘Sing Hallelujah to the Lord’

For the past week, "Sing Hallelujah to the Lord" has been heard almost non-stop at the main protest site in front of the city's Legislative Council, and at marches and tense stand-offs with police, Reuters reported.

14:44 World
The nearly $2 million Aston Martin Valhalla is a gift from the Gods

Joining the stunning Valkyrie and extreme Valkyrie AMR Pro, the all-new gift from the gods will compete for bragging rights with the likes of the Ferrari LaFerrari and the McLaren Senna.

14:02 World
When They See Us: Trump stands by 1989 Central Park Five comments

Following the arrest of the five teenagers, Mr Trump paid for newspaper adverts calling for the return of the death penalty in the state.

13:41 World
Scientists amazed as Canadian permafrost thaws 70 years early

A team from the University of Alaska Fairbanks said they were astounded by how quickly a succession of unusually hot summers had destabilized the upper layers of giant subterranean ice blocks that had been frozen solid for millennia.

13:28 World
Oxford University accepts £150m from US private equity boss

Stephen Schwarzman, a US private equity billionaire who has advised Republican presidents including Donald Trump, has given the university £150m.

12:43 World
Sperm donor is child's legal father, Australian court rules

The man had fought to stop the girl's biological mother and her wife from moving to New Zealand with the child.

12:29 World
Norway island wants to be world's first time-free zone

On this island in West Tromsø, north of the Arctic Circle, the sun doesn't set from May 18 right through to July 26, a full 69 days.

11:16 World
Gunmen kill 41 people in central Mali

The attacks on Monday evening on the villages of Yoro and Gangafani 2 compound a dire security situation in central Mali, where ethnic militias regularly slaughter civilians from rival groups and Islamist militants are also active.

10:45 World
Rocket hits site of foreign oil firms in Iraq's Basra, two hurt

There was no immediate claim of responsibility. It came after two separate attacks in as many days on bases housing U.S. military personnel in Iraq, as tension increases between the United States and Iran.

10:27 World
U.S. seizes $1 billion worth of cocaine from ship in Philadelphia

Federal, state and local law enforcement agents on Monday boarded the MSC Gayane, a cargo ship docked in Philadelphia’s Packer Marine Terminal, and found cocaine in seven shipping containers, according to a criminal complaint filed in Philadelphia federal court.

10:02 World
Swiss need more time to clinch EU treaty

Even more friction between neutral Switzerland and its biggest trading partner lies ahead if no deal on a treaty that Brussels has sought for a decade emerges by the time the present European Commission’s term ends on Oct. 31.

20:30 World
Airbus Helicopters sees 18-month wait for oil & gas demand pick-up

The low oil price has hit oil and gas companies hard, and crimped demand for the helicopters that fly staff to and from offshore rigs.

19:47 World
Chris Froome’s injuries ‘could have been hell of a lot worse’, says Thomas

Froome crashed into a wall at 37mph in the French town of Roanne last Wednesday, leaving him with multiple broken bones including a fractured neck, a fractured right femur, a broken hip and fractured ribs.

19:00 World
France beats Nigeria in dramatic Women's World Cup match

The task facing the Super Falcons before a partisan 28,267 crowd at Roazhon Park had always been deemed a formidable one.

18:16 World
Photograph lays bare reality of melting Greenland sea ice

Rapidly melting sea ice in Greenland has presented an unusual hazard for research teams retrieving their oceanographic moorings and weather station equipment.

17:00 World
London police increase patrols after four people killed in as many days

Deputy Assistant Matthew Twist said “specialist units” were undertaking “high-visibility patrols” in targeted areas across London.

16:16 World
Deadly earthquake hits China's Sichuan province

The 6.0 magnitude earthquake struck near Yibin in Changning County, south-east of the provincial capital Chengdu, late on Monday, officials said.

15:45 World
Panic amid Toronto Raptors victory parade gunfire

Thousands of sports fans were packed into the city centre in Nathan Phillips Square when shots rang out, sending many scurrying for cover.

15:01 World
India encephalitis death toll rises to 103

At least 200 patients, many of whom are below the age of 10, are still being treated at two hospitals.

14:44 World
Huawei laptops return to Microsoft’s online store after mysteriously disappearing

Twitter user WalkingCat noticed that Huawei’s laptops have returned, and we’ve spotted that the MateBook 13, the MateBook, and the MateBook X Pro are all available once again. The MateBook X Pro is currently listed as “out of stock,” but the rest are available to purchase again.

13:41 World
NASA's Cassini reveals New Sculpting in Saturn Rings

Although the mission ended in 2017, science continues to flow from the data collected. A new paper published June 13 in Science describes results from four Cassini instruments taking their closest-ever observations of the main rings.

12:29 World
Norway island wants to be world's first time-free zone

On this island in West Tromsø, north of the Arctic Circle, the sun doesn't set from May 18 right through to July 26, a full 69 days.

12:02 World
Airbus bests Boeing on day one of the Paris Air Show

The recent divergence in fortunes of the world's dominant planemakers was on full display at the biennial industry beauty contest, where the companies typically confirm orders for hundreds of jets.

10:27 World
Former Egyptian president Mursi buried in Cairo, son says

The burial was attended by members of the family in Cairo’s Nasr City after authorities refused burial in Mursi’s home province of Sharqiya in the Nile Delta, Ahmed Mursi said.

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