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Top North Korean official headed for NY

Top North Korean official headed for NY

USA officials said the most likely document would provide a framework for future negotiations, without going into great detail about what North Korea might be willing to give up or what steps the Un...

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Syria's Assad vows to retake areas held by US-backed Kurds

Syria's Assad vows to retake areas held by US-backed Kurds

On Sunday, Israel's Haaretz newspaper wrote that Moscow may convince Iran to pull its troops back 60 kilometers from Syria's border with Israel . Assad, who has reconquered large parts of the...

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More Evacuations Advised as Hawaii Lava Approaches

More Evacuations Advised as Hawaii Lava Approaches

In the late afternoon, a new flow lobe began branching from the south side of the fissure 18 flow approximately 1.5 miles upslope from the flow front. There were several small earthquakes at Kilauea's...

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Malian Who Saved Child Gets French Citizenship, Says Macron

Malian Who Saved Child Gets French Citizenship, Says Macron

Mamoudou Gassama living illegally in France is being honored by Macron for scaling an apartment building over the weekend to save a 4-year-old child dangling from a fifth-floor balcony. Gassama expla...

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Wildwood mayor strongly defends police after beach incident

Wildwood mayor strongly defends police after beach incident

The body camera footage released on Wednesday shows an officer as he confronts and argues with Weinman over the discovery of alcoholic iced tea drinks in her possession. There were a total of three ...

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Trump To Pardon Dinesh D'Souza

Trump To Pardon Dinesh D'Souza

He's also a prominent Christian activist; he used to be the president of a Christian college but resigned after he became engaged to one woman while still married to another. D'Souza, 57, admitted i...

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China slams USA for 'sudden flip-flops' in trade policy

China slams USA for 'sudden flip-flops' in trade policy

After that meeting, the two sides announced that Beijing would buy significantly more US agricultural and energy products in a bid to reduce the bilateral trade deficit, and they said they establi...

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Venezuela releases USA citizen after two years in Caracas prison

Venezuela releases USA citizen after two years in Caracas prison

Trump said Holt, 26, would be in Washington, D.C., Saturday evening at about 7 p.m. "We extend our special thanks to Senator Bob Corker , Senator Orrin Hatch , Senator Mike Lee, Representative Mia ...

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N.C. dam in

N.C. dam in "imminent danger" of failing, evacuations ordered

The emergency declaration will help the state coordinate its response and "prepare for any additional impacts", the statement said. And in the next couple of days, there will be a threat of flash floo...

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Four Russian soldiers killed in Syria

Four Russian soldiers killed in Syria

The deadliest was on Wednesday, when IS focused a bunch of Syrian and allied Russian fighters close to the city of Mayadeen within the japanese province of Deir Ezzor. Syria, which has been locked in ...

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Flash Floods Strike Ellicott City, Md

Flash Floods Strike Ellicott City, Md

I would say it's as bad or worse than the storm two years ago", said Hogan in a press conference Sunday. The first concern is people. "(The people with Hermond) saw him go under the water and no...

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US to continue trade actions against China: White House

It's the most specific the administration has been about when the duties will take effect. The Trump administration previously announced a list of Chinese products affected by the tariff primari...

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Three Killed in Suspected Terror Attack in Belgium

Three Killed in Suspected Terror Attack in Belgium

A passenger parked in a vehicle was also shot dead, and two other officers were wounded in the attack. The attacker - who brandished two guns and a knife - wreaked terror on Liege in in Belgium to...

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Russian Oligarch, After Visa Troubles in Britain, Surfaces in Israel

Russian Oligarch, After Visa Troubles in Britain, Surfaces in Israel

Abramovich's previous visa was said to have expired in April, and the application for the renewal is reported to be under consideration. Relations between Moscow and London have been strained s...

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Kim Summit: Meetings between US, North Korean officials rev up

Kim Summit: Meetings between US, North Korean officials rev up

He also accompanied Kim Jong Un on both of his recent trips to China to meet President Xi Jinping, and held talks with Pompeo when he traveled to Pyongyang. It comes less than a week after Mr Trum...

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Tamil Nadu govt orders closure of Sterlite Copper plant in Thoothukudi

Tamil Nadu govt orders closure of Sterlite Copper plant in Thoothukudi

The orders have been issued today dated May 28th signed by the Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi Pazhaniswamy. Sterlite Copper has requested government approval to expand its vast plant in Tutic...

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Jaw-dropping scenes from the Ellicott City flood

Jaw-dropping scenes from the Ellicott City flood

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has declared a state of emergency for Ellicott City , where heavy rain flooded parts the city washing away cars and leaving behind extensive damage. No fatalities...

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US warships sail near South China Sea islands claimed by Beijing

US warships sail near South China Sea islands claimed by Beijing

China's Ministry of Defense said in a statement that the entry of the USA warships was not permitted, and they have been warned to leave. The foreign ministry issued a statement expressing "reso...

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Official tally shows big win for abortion rights in Ireland

Official tally shows big win for abortion rights in Ireland

Varadkar told journalists in Dublin . Irish voters have overwhelmingly cast their ballots in favor of repealing a constitutional amendment banning abortion. The removal of the Eighth will make it e...

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U.S. 'disinvites' China from Pacific Rim 2018 naval exercises over 'militarization'

U.S. 'disinvites' China from Pacific Rim 2018 naval exercises over 'militarization'

China could create an air defence identification zone to spot incursions into its claimed sovereign airspace, something it did in the East China Sea in 2013 amid a dispute over the Senkaku islands wit...

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Talks on N Korea summit 'going very well'

Talks on N Korea summit 'going very well'

So with the summit in Singapore possibly back on, President Moon pledged to call or meet with his North Korean counterpart whenever necessary. Kim, in a telling line from a dispatch issued by the No...

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As Ireland Votes on Abortion, Here’s What You Need to Know

As Ireland Votes on Abortion, Here’s What You Need to Know

More than 3.2 million people are registered to vote in Friday's referendum with many traveling home to Ireland to cast their ballots. Abortion up to 12 weeks would not bring Ireland "into line" with...

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Former NAACP leader who posed as black woman accused of welfare fraud

Former NAACP leader who posed as black woman accused of welfare fraud

The Jasmine Brand reports the former NAACP chapter president, who changed her name to Nkechi Diallo in 2016, allegedly made false statements on government forms with the intent of defrauding th...

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Australian grandmother Maria Exposto sentenced to death in Malaysia

Australian grandmother Maria Exposto sentenced to death in Malaysia

Upon leaving Shanghai, Maria Elvira Pinto Exposto was approached by a stranger, who asked her to take a backpack back to Melbourne. "She was tricked into carrying the bag because of what we now call...

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Gas Prices Hit $3 For Memorial Day Weekend

Gas Prices Hit $3 For Memorial Day Weekend

That's even with the fact that gas prices are the most expensive they've been since 2014. AAA Spokesman Don Redman says about 37-million travelers will hit the road. While road trippers will pay hig...

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Memorial Day events set in mid-Michigan

Memorial Day events set in mid-Michigan

Participants are asked to line up at the school no later than 9:30 a.m. There will not be a service Saturday. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Rachel Stockle of the Loda United Methodist Church....

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San Antonio tops national list in population gain; Houston growth is sluggish

San Antonio tops national list in population gain; Houston growth is sluggish

During the same period, Phoenix's Maricopa County attracted more than 39,000 new residents and San Antonio's Bexar County added 10,000. Greetings from Texas! Data released by the U.S. Of the five ...

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Trump lawyer 'paid by Ukraine' to arrange White House talks

Trump lawyer 'paid by Ukraine' to arrange White House talks

He wanted to open a so-called back channel to Trump because Ukrainian lobbyists in Washington could arrange only a brief photo opportunity and handshake. Giuliani, who met with Poroshenko in Ukra...

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R Kelly accused by woman of mental and sexual abuse

R Kelly accused by woman of mental and sexual abuse

Rodgers' lawsuit against the singer alleges that Kelly "routinely engaged in intimidation, mental, verbal and sexual abuse, during and after sexual contact", The New York Times reports . Rodgers said...

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ACLU Says Amazon Facial Recognition Technology May Be Abused

ACLU Says Amazon Facial Recognition Technology May Be Abused

Civil-rights groups are crying foul while citing concerns about the potential misuse of such a tool, which can be utilized on a police officer's body camera . "Amazon shouldn't be anywhere near it, ...

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Mark Zuckerberg Skirted Facebook Monopoly Questions (Again), Infuriated EU Lawmakers

Mark Zuckerberg Skirted Facebook Monopoly Questions (Again), Infuriated EU Lawmakers

At a meeting at the EU Parliament, Zuckerberg repeated what he's been telling every audience recently: that his company didn't take a broad enough view of its responsibility for user data, fake news a...

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Maddie Poppe Pens Heartfelt Message To Boyfriend Caleb Lee Hutchinson

Maddie Poppe Pens Heartfelt Message To Boyfriend Caleb Lee Hutchinson

Richie opened the two-hour finale with a glittering performance of his 1983 hit All Night Long, accompanied by the top 10. Host Ryan Seacrest explained, "Back with you here live on " American Idol...

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Hawaii faces new threat from volcano - gassy, glassy laze

Hawaii faces new threat from volcano - gassy, glassy laze

He was sat on the balcony of his house when a lava spatter hit his leg, causing it to shatter. "Lava is pouring out like a fountain. feeding a fast-moving lava stream that's now reached the ocean". "W...

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Donald Glover 'Would Love' to Make a Lando Movie Someday

Donald Glover 'Would Love' to Make a Lando Movie Someday

I think it would be a nice gesture for Lucasfilm to offer Lucas a chance to direct a Star Wars film, assuming ol' Georgie boy is up for it. Donald Glover told Jimmy Kimmel why he wanted to pla...

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International outcry grows over disputed Venezuela vote

International outcry grows over disputed Venezuela vote

But he said he nonetheless favours a new election soon and urged Maduro to do the courageous thing and desist from running. The MUD's most popular leaders have been sidelined or detained, the ...

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