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British Prime Minister David Cameron (L) and German Chancellor Angela Merkel, at a donor conference for Syria in London in February

Merkel: Brexit Irreversible

German Chancellor Angela Merkel told reporters on Tuesday that the “Brexit” is irreversible, pouring cold water on efforts to keep the United Kingdom inside the European Union.

Abandoned British factory (Scott Heppell / AFP / Getty)

The EU Failed to Produce a ‘Worker’s Paradise’

Although Nigel Farage, leader of the UK Independence Party (IKIP), said after the Brexit, “The euroskeptic genie is out of the bottle and it will now not be put back… EU’s dead,” he also offered the European Parliament a “sensible tariff free deal” on Tuesday that, he said, would be good for EU residents.

A man exercises next to the Olympic rings placed at the Madureira Park ahead the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, in Rio de Janeiro May 22, 2015. REUTERS/RICARDO MORAES

Rio de Janeiro Governor: Olympics May Be ‘Big Failure’

The governor of Rio de Janeiro state, Francisco Dornelles, told the Brazilian newspaper O Globo on Monday that the Summer Olympics hosted in the state’s capital city may be a “big failure” due to the pervasive lack of funding for health and security infrastructure, leaving tourists and athletes exposed to crime and disease.

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Benghazi Committee Releases Final Report, Slams Clinton

The U.S. House Select Committee on Benghazi released its final report on Tuesday morning, comprising some 800 pages of investigations and conclusions that suggest former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and the Obama administration were derelict in their duty to protect American diplomats from the most significant terror attack on the U.S. since Sep. 11, 2001.

An Israeli soldier lies on the ground as missiles are fired from an Iron Dome anti-missile station on November 15, 2012 near the city of Beer Sheva, Israel. The Iron Dome was activated to intercept incoming rockets launched from Gaza.

U.S. Eyes Israeli Short-Range Missile Interceptor for Europe Defence

RISHON LEZION, Israel – The United States has tested the short-range interceptor missile used by Israel’s Iron Dome system with a view to incorporating it or a future American counterpart in European-based air defences against Russia, a U.S. Army general said on Monday.

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Al-Qaeda to U.S. Muslims: Target ‘Anglo-Saxon Community,’ Avoid Minorities

The Yemen-based al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) is disseminating a guide urging all Muslims in America, “regardless of their affiliation,” to carry out more “lone wolf” attacks that mirror the recent massacre in Orlando, FL, and to target “areas where the Anglo-Saxon community is generally concentrated.”