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Hamilton wins record 5th British GP

Story highlights Lewis Hamilton wins British GP Record-equaling fifth victory Closes gap on Sebastian Vettel Both Ferraris have tire problems (CNN)Silverstone proved home from home again for Lewis Hamilton as a record-equaling fifth victory Sunday at the iconic British circuit saw him close the gap on F1 title leader Sebastian Vettel to just a single point. Hamilton led from start ...

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Year after failed coup, Erdogan says 'behead traitors'

Story highlights Masses of people in Istanbul, Ankara heard Erdogan Scores died last year in the coup attempt (CNN)Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan — delivering feisty and stirring messages on the one-year anniversary of a failed coup aimed at unseating him — lauded the popular resistance that helped stop the coup, and promised to decapitate “traitors,” a sign that his ...

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Jet blast kills tourist near beach

A New Zealand tourist visiting St. Maarten was killed by the blast of air from a jet. She and many other tourists have gone to an area near the airport to experience the hurricane-force winds from the jets. CNN’s Rene Marsh reports.

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UK: Life sentences for acid attacks?

Story highlights Announcement comes days after five men were attacked over a 70-minute period London (CNN)The British government is set to launch a review on tougher sentencing for perpetrators of acid attacks after Home Secretary Amber Rudd said those found guilty should “feel the full force of the law.” Rudd announced the move in the aftermath of the latest acid ...

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Grisly murders stun small-town Pennsylvania

Story highlights Serenity of affluent Solebury Township is shattered by discovery of four bodies Two cousins have been charged in the killings of four men (CNN)Susan Coleman and her husband were enjoying a quiet afternoon in the pool last week when their bucolic stretch of Pennsylvania reverberated with gunfire. “It was just too many shots all at once — very ...

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The Trump Jr. Russia meeting — what we know

Story highlights Daily news reports offering a steady drip of new information The lack of full disclosure has left some at the White House frustrated Washington (CNN)New revelations about Donald Trump Jr.’s meeting last summer with a Russian lawyer are continuing to surface a week after the revelation rocketed the President’s eldest son to the center of allegations of collusion ...

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McCain has surgery; GOP delays health care vote

Story highlights McCain is in Arizona after having a blood clot removed from above his left eye Senate Republicans unveiled a revised version of their health care bill Thursday (CNN)Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced Saturday that the Senate will delay consideration of the Republican health care bill while Sen. John McCain recovers from surgery for a blood clot. McConnell ...

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Eight die in Senegal football stadium chaos

Story highlights More than 40 people were injured while fleeing clashes between fans Senegalese official news agency says stadium wall collapsed (CNN)Eight people were killed and more than 40 were seriously injured after clashes at the end of a League Cup final football match at Demba Diop Stadium in Dakar, Senegal on Saturday. Fans from the opposing teams, US Ouakam ...

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Pink Floyd star defends his anti-Trump tour

Story highlights Pink Floyd legend Roger Waters is on his North American tour, “Us + Them” His performances feature an inflatable pig with Donald Trump’s face on it (CNN)An inflatable pig with Donald Trump’s face on the side. Screens that show doctored images of the President throwing up. Photos of Trump with Russian President Vladimir Putin, as a big baby, ...

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