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* Donald Trump indicted in classified documents probe

June 09 (CNN) Former President Donald Trump has been indicted in the special counsel’s classified documents probe, sources familiar with the matter tell CNN, a stunning development that marks the first time a former president has faced federal charges. Trump has been charged with seven counts in the indictment, according to another source familiar with the matter.
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* Air India to rescue US-bound passengers from Russia

June 07 (BBC) Air India is set to send a replacement plane to ferry stranded passengers from a US-bound flight after its plane made an emergency landing in Russia. The Delhi-San Francisco flight had 216 passengers and 16 crew members on board when one of its engines developed a snag on Tuesday.
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* Pope to visit Mongolia, home to just 1,300 Catholics

June 04 (Reuters) - Pope Francis will make an Aug. 31-Sept. 4 trip to Mongolia, one of the most far-flung places he has ever visited and which has only about 1,300 Catholics but is strategically significant for the Roman Catholic Church because of its proximity to China.
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* Thousands flee homes after Ukraine dam breach

June 07 (BBC) The destruction of a major dam in Ukraine will have "grave and far-reaching consequences for thousands of people", the United Nations has warned. UN aid chief Martin Griffiths said the scale of the catastrophe at the Kakhovka dam in southern Ukraine would only become clear in the coming days.
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* More than 80 bodies unclaimed after India train crash

June 06 (BBC) Five days after a deadly three-train crash killed 288 people in India, more than 80 bodies remain unclaimed. The crash on Friday evening in the state of Odisha involved two passenger trains and a stationary goods train.
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* Modi vows punishments over deadly India rail crash

June 04 (BBC) People found guilty over a deadly rail accident in eastern India will be "punished stringently", the country’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said. At least 288 people were killed and more than 800 injured in Friday’s incident in Odisha state, involving two passenger trains and a goods train.
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