Eid al-Fitr: What you need to know

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Eid al-Fitr: What you need to know

(CNN) More than one billion Muslims around the world celebrated Eid al-Fitr on Sunday, as the month-long Ramadan fast ends and the festivities begin.

Conservatives agree pact with DUP to support May government

BBC News
The Conservatives have reached an agreement with the Democratic Unionists which will see them support Theresa May’s minority government.

Dozens Of People Still Missing After Tourist Boat Carrying 160 People Sank In Colombia

BuzzFeed News
At least six people are dead and more than 30 others are missing following the accident, officials said Sunday. A massive rescue operation is underway.

Burn victims overwhelm Pakistani hospitals after tanker fire kills 146

A soldier stands guard amid burnt out cars and motorcycles at the scene of an oil tanker explosion in Bahawalpur, Pakistan June 25, 2017.

Chinese Nobel Peace Laureate Liu Xiaobo released from prison, suffering from liver cancer

Washington Post
BEIJING— China’s only Nobel Peace Prize winner and most famous dissident, Liu Xiaobo, was released Monday from prison on medical grounds to treat his advanced liver cancer, his lawyer told The Washington Post.

Trump, Modi seek rapport despite friction on trade, immigration

FILE PHOTO: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi gestures during a session of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF), Russia, June 2, 2017.

Battle for Mosul: Iraq forces repel IS counter-attack

BBC News
Iraqi forces have repelled counter-attacks by so-called Islamic State (IS) as they push the group into a corner of Mosul’s Old City.

50 Years After War, East Jerusalem Palestinians Confront a Life Divided

New York Times
The Dome of the Rock at the Al Aqsa Mosque compound in Jerusalem’s Old City. Credit Uriel Sinai for The New York Times. JERUSALEM – The smoky alternative music club in downtown West Jerusalem was packed at 12:45 a.m.

Bloodied and broken: Rising toll of Philippines’ war with ISIS

Iligan, Philippines (CNN) During the rainy season on the southern Philippines island of Mindanao, storms are foreshadowed by flashes of lightning in the distance, visible above the treetops.

Anti-Semitism Again Rises in LGBTQ Chicago

Yesterday 1500 people participated in the Dyke March Chicago, and, once again in Chicago, anti-Semitism reared its ugly head. From the Windy City Times: However, also asked to leave by Collective members of the Dyke march were three people carrying …

Trumps attend Steve Mnuchin’s wedding, officiated by Mike Pence

ABC News
President Donald Trump, first lady Melania Trump and several Cabinet members attended the Saturday night wedding of Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Scottish actress Louise Linton.

CNN Deleted A Story Linking Trump And Russia, Then Issued A Retraction After Questions Were Raised

BuzzFeed News
The now-retracted story was a “massive, massive fuck up and people will be disciplined,” a source close to the network told BuzzFeed News.

Trump Blasts Russia Probes,Says Clinton ‘Colluded’ with Dems to Bury Sanders

Fox News
President Trump continued his assault on the probes into Russia’s involvement in the election by blasting Hillary Clinton for colluding with Democrats to beat Bernie Sanders.
Washington Post
JERUSALEM – Israel’s government on Sunday nixed an ambitious plan approved last year to allow mixed-gender religious services at the Western Wall, Judaism’s holiest prayer site, angering many American Jews, who said they felt insulted and abandoned …

You’re not crazy: Trump just blamed Obama for the Russian attack that Trump says didn’t happen

President Trump called the Russian hack a “hoax” and then blamed it on Obama, On the same day! Insane or brilliant? Bob Cesca Skip to Comments.
FILE PHOTO: Philippine Senator Leila de Lima, who is detained on drug charges, gestures a ”Laban” (Fight) sign inside a local court where she faces an obstruction of justice complaint in Quezon city, metro Manila, Philippines March 13, 2017.

Inside Raqqa, ISIS militants’ fast-shrinking terror capital

CBS News
AYN ISSA, Syria — Just three weeks ago, walking the streets of Raqqa would have been suicidal for an American TV crew. Now, ISIS is losing its grip — besieged by U.S.

North Carolina teen missing over a year found alive in Georgia

CBS News
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A North Carolina teenager who went missing more than a year ago has been found alive in Georgia, and a 31-year-old man faces charges, FBI officials said Sunday.

Israel strikes targets in Syria for 2nd day

Washington Post
JERUSALEM – The Israeli military on Sunday said it attacked a series of targets belonging to the Syrian military, after several projectiles from neighboring Syria landed in the Israeli-controlled Golan Heights for a second day.

SEE IT: Couple assaults Georgia restaurant owner and daughter over food order

New York Daily News
An angry couple assaulted a Georgia fast food owner and her daughter outside a restaurant over a chicken and fries order – leaving the two women battered and authorities in disbelief.

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