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06-19 Afghan government pulls out of talks Kabul
2. 06-19 Obama calls for nuclear arsenal cuts Brandenburg Gate, Berlin
D. 06-19 At least 14 killed in attack on U.N. headquarters in Somalia Mogadishu, Somalia
4. 06-19 Brazil sends force to quell unrest Rio de Janeiro
F. 06-19 Miami Heat force Game Seven Miami
G. 06-19 Toxic substance in Fukushima water Fukushima, Northern Japan
H. 06-19 Sopranos actor James Gandolfini dies Rome
I. 06-19 Pilgrims stranded by floods in India, deaths could rise Uttrakhand, India
J. 06-19 Microsoft U-turn in Xbox games row Microsoft


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Morning News

Jun.19   Kabul   Afghan government pulls out of talks
  President Karzai lashed out at the United States over the opening of a Taliban office in Qatar, pulling out of security talks with U.S. officials

  Berlin     Obama calls for nuclear arsenal cuts Map of Brandenburg Gate Germany  US President Barack Obama has used his public speech in Berlin to propose cuts of one-third in American and Russian nuclear arsenals

  Somalia At least 14 killed in attack on U.N. headquarters in Somalia  At least 14 people died and 15 others were wounded in an attack on the U.N. headquarters in the Somali capital of Mogadishu

  Rio de Janeiro Brazil sends force to quell unrest  Brazil's government says it will deploy a national security force to 5 major cities after a wave of protests by almost a quarter of a million people

  Miami Miami Heat force Game Seven  LeBron James struggled through three quarters but finished with a triple-double in Miami's Game 6 win

  Northern Japan Toxic substance in Fukushima water  High levels of a toxic radioactive isotope have been found in groundwater at Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant, its operator says

Day News

  Rome   Sopranos actor James Gandolfini dies
  James Gandolfini, the US actor best known for his role as a therapy-seeking mob boss in The Sopranos, has died at the age of 51

  India   Pilgrims stranded by floods in India, deaths could rise
Map of Uttrakhand India
  Monsoon that has stranded thousands of people and caused landslides has killed almost 120 people, and the toll could rise substantially

  Microsoft Microsoft U-turn in Xbox games row  Microsoft has made a dramatic U-turn over its decision to impose restrictions on pre-owned titles on its new Xbox One console

  U.S. Senate FBI uses surveillance drones in US  The FBI has used drones for surveillance in limited cases over US soil, FBI Director Robert Mueller has told a US Senate committee

  Northeastern Brazil Brazil sink Mexico as demonstrators protest outside stadium  Brazilian police have fired tear gas and rubber bullets to disperse some protesters in the city of Fortaleza, as unrest continues across the country

  Venezuela Venezuela: Plane that disappeared in '08 found  Venezuelan authorities say the undersea wreckage of a small plane that disappeared five years ago with 14 people aboard has been found

  Chile Magnitude-5.7 quake shakes central Chile  The earthquake is causing buildings to sway in the capital but apparently causing no major damage

  Mexico Tropical Storm Barry forms off Mexican coast  Tropical Storm Barry formed off Mexico's Gulf Coast on Wednesday, prompting Mexican authorities to ready hundreds of shelters

  Peru Bus falls into river in Peru, killing at least 30  Police in central Peru say a bus veered off a highway and fell into Tarma river, leaving at least 30 people dead and nine missing

Evening News

  China   China gives first lecture from space  China's second female astronaut, Wang Yaping, has delivered the country's first-ever video lecture from space

  Sao Paulo U-turn fails to end Brazil protests  Brazilian authorities have failed to halt nationwide protests, despite reversing the public-transport fare increases that sparked the unrest

  China China factory activity slows further  China's manufacturing activity weakened further in June, falling to a nine-month low as demand fell, according to a preliminary survey

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