Xinhua world news summary at 0030 GMT, June 28

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WASHINGTON -- The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday passed the Senate's version of the emergency border funding bill after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi reversed course amid pressure from moderate Democrats to tackle the migrant surge along the U.S.-Mexico border immediately.

The Democrat-controlled House voted 305 to 102. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said President Donald Trump supports the Senate bill. (US-Congress-Border Bill)

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WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday ruled that partisan-gerrymandering challenges to electoral maps are political questions that are not reviewable in federal courts.

The 5-4 decision split along ideological lines effectively takes the courts out of the politics of gerrymandering, leaving Congress and the states with the responsibility to regulate the practice legislatively. (US-Politics-Court)

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TUNIS -- The Tunisian presidency on Thursday denied the death of President Beji Caid Essebsi.

"The president's health condition is stable," presidential advisor Firas Kafrach told Tunis Afrique Presse. (Tunisia-President-Health Conditions)

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BAGHDAD -- Angry protesters on Thursday broke into the Bahrain Embassy in Baghdad and brought down the Bahraini flag, protesting the U.S.-sponsored conference in Bahrain aimed at promoting U.S. peace plan named "Deal of the Century."

Dozens of the protesters raised Palestinian and Iraqi flags and broke into the embassy in western neighborhood of Mansour in Baghdad and burned the Israeli flag, expressing their rejection to the so-called "Peace to Prosperity" workshop in Manama, held on Tuesday and Wednesday. (Iraq-Bahrain-Protests) Enditem

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