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YouTube Star Austin Jones Sentenced For Soliciting Minors For Explicit Videos

YouTube Star Austin Jones Sentenced For Soliciting Minors For Explicit Videos

Prosecutors said Facebook tipped off the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children about Jones's conversations with 14- and 15-year-old girls using the social media service's private messagin...

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Cyclone Fani Impact: 79 Flights Cancelled In Northeast States

Cyclone Fani Impact: 79 Flights Cancelled In Northeast States

Though the cyclone made landfall on Friday, the effects of the cyclone will continue to be seen along the east coast of India . The UN agency for disaster reduction has commended the Indian M...

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Donald Trump meets with Slovakian Prime Minister Peter Pellegrini

Donald Trump meets with Slovakian Prime Minister Peter Pellegrini

When asked in the White House on Friday whether he had warned Mr Putin that Moscow should not interfere in the next U.S. presidential election , Mr Trump told the reporter she was "very rude". She a...

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Body recovered from ‘ground shaking' explosion in Waukegan, 2 still missing

Body recovered from ‘ground shaking' explosion in Waukegan, 2 still missing

Two others are missing and officials said it is unlikely they survived, CBS Chicago reported. The plant has been "very responsive" and was 'safety cautious after the incident from the previous fir...

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Israeli Bombers Strike Hamas Sites in The Gaza Strip

Israeli Bombers Strike Hamas Sites in The Gaza Strip

The rockets were fired from Gaza in response to the Israeli air strikes that targeted a Hamas post in northern Gaza strip. The rockets apparently landed in open areas and caused no injures, repor...

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Mike Pompeo calls Ilhan Omar's comments on Venezuela 'disgusting'

Mike Pompeo calls Ilhan Omar's comments on Venezuela 'disgusting'

Omar also took aim at Pence - who said that Omar didn't "know what she's talking about" with regard to Venezuela - in a separate tweet, appearing to suggest that he only criticized her because she w...

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TRUMP BUMP: The President's Approval Hits 50% as Economy Roars in April

TRUMP BUMP: The President's Approval Hits 50% as Economy Roars in April

With 52 percent against Trump's 42 percent, Beto O'Rourke is considered by those surveyed to be the most electable Democrat against President Trump. Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) followed with a 4-p...

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Cyclone Kenneth devastates remote island of Ibo

Cyclone Kenneth devastates remote island of Ibo

More than 22 inches (55 centimeters) of rain have fallen in Pemba since Kenneth arrived just six weeks after Cyclone Idai tore into central Mozambique. Idai swept across Mozambique's mid-section in ea...

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Four Palestinians dead, two Israeli soldiers wounded in Gaza clashes

Four Palestinians dead, two Israeli soldiers wounded in Gaza clashes

Gaza Health Ministry spokesperson Ashraf al-Qidra told reporters that two demonstrators, Raid Abu Tair, 19, and Ramzi Abdo, 31 were shot dead in the eastern Gaza Strip , near the Israeli fence. Unem...

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Florida lawmakers pass bill allowing more armed teachers

Florida lawmakers pass bill allowing more armed teachers

The bill was strongly opposed by teachers unions , and school boards in some of Florida's most populous counties have voted against joining the guardian program, preferring instead to leave the secur...

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The Moment Tommy Robinson Is Covered In Milkshake

In footage posted to social media, Robinson is seen speaking with an Asian man, who then hits the milkshake against his head. Meanwhile an anti-racism activist says she was punched by supporters of ...

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Plane crashes into Florida river at end of runway

Plane crashes into Florida river at end of runway

The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office posted on Twitter that a marine unit responded to assist. The commercial jet which slid into the river near Jacksonville, Florida was attempting to land during a ...

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Justine Damond Ruszczyk's family wins $US20 million payment over wrongful death

Justine Damond Ruszczyk's family wins $US20 million payment over wrongful death

The $US20 million is significantly higher than the previous record of $US4.5 million paid out for a Minneapolis police officer shot by another officer, who mistook him for a fleeing suspect. Noor, one...

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Judges declare Ohio's congressional map unconstitutional

Judges declare Ohio's congressional map unconstitutional

The League of Women Voters, ACLU and other voting rights groups sued OH past year, saying Republicans redrew the state's congressional map in 2011 with intention of maintaining their three-to-one ad...

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Thai King Pays Homage to Ancestors Ahead of Coronation

Thai King Pays Homage to Ancestors Ahead of Coronation

He is due to be officially crowned in elaborate Buddhist and Brahmin ceremonies on Saturday, followed by a procession through Bangkok the next day. He has been married and divorced three times bef...

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Vince Vaughn convicted of reckless driving in DUI arrest

Vince Vaughn convicted of reckless driving in DUI arrest

The " Wedding Crashers " star will now have to pay a $390 fine, attend an alcohol education class and be on "informal probation for three years", meaning he just has to keep his nose clean. The Swinge...

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Afghan grand council pitches for talks with Taliban, offers ceasefire

Afghan grand council pitches for talks with Taliban, offers ceasefire

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Friday announced to release 175 prisoners as a goodwill gesture and offered Taliban once again for holding dialogues with the government inside Afghanistan, foreign me...

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IS terrorism will be eradicated from Sri Lanka - PM

IS terrorism will be eradicated from Sri Lanka - PM

Colombo's Archbishop, Cardinal Malcolm Ranjith, said on Thursday that a "highly reliable foreign source" had warned of an attack on a prominent church. The six children whose bodies were recovere...

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Elderly Aussie couple sign for drug shipment after delivery mix-up

Elderly Aussie couple sign for drug shipment after delivery mix-up

A 21-year-old Bundoora man has been arrested and he is now being interviewed in relation to importing and trafficking drugs. He was charged Thursday with importing a marketable quantity of a control...

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Passengers safe after Boeing 737 skids off runway into river in Jacksonville

Passengers safe after Boeing 737 skids off runway into river in Jacksonville

The station also confirmed that the plane had skidded off the runway before coming to a rest in the river. The incident happened at 9:40 PM on Friday when the Miami Air International plane skidded o...

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Facebook bans Louis Farrakhan, other 'dangerous individuals' cited for hate speech

Facebook bans Louis Farrakhan, other 'dangerous individuals' cited for hate speech

The rapper was referring to reports Thursday showing that the social media platform, which has been criticized in the past for reportedly suppressing conservative content, also banned Alex Jones a...

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Barr Ditches House Democrat Hearing

Barr Ditches House Democrat Hearing

Barr on Thursday. The dueling statements marked a sharp escalation in the conflict between the White House and Democrats who control the House of Representatives. "I would say it's done", Trump sai...

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North Korea fires short-range missile from Wonsan towards the east

North Korea fires short-range missile from Wonsan towards the east

South Korea's joint chiefs of staff said Korea and United States authorities were analysing details of a missile, which was sacked around 9:00am local time (10:00am AEST), Yonhap said. This short-ran...

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Pentagon Official Rebuts Biden on China

Pentagon Official Rebuts Biden on China

The strategy identifies China's interests as access to natural resources, securing Arctic shipping lanes, and promoting an image of a "responsible major country" in Arctic affairs, according to the re...

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FBI DID Spy on Trump Campaign — NYTIMES

FBI DID Spy on Trump Campaign — NYTIMES

Papadopoulos also said that Turk acted "very flirty" and seemed to be trying to "seduce" him and "make [him] slip up and say something ... as someone who has worked a lot in the Middle East and Sout...

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Liberal Candidate Peter Killin resigns over anti-gay comments

Liberal Candidate Peter Killin resigns over anti-gay comments

In the same thread, Mr Killin goes on to attack openly gay Liberal MP Tim Wilson who narrowly won the pre-selection vote in a pool of 400 candidates by a single vote. One Liberal said the "clique" had...

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Millions evacuated to safety as Cyclone Fani batters eastern India

Millions evacuated to safety as Cyclone Fani batters eastern India

More than 2300km away on Mount Everest, some mountaineers and Sherpa guides were descending to lower camps as weather worsened at higher elevations. The extremely severe cyclonic storm Fani with w...

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Trump administration rules health staff can refuse care for religious reasons

Trump administration rules health staff can refuse care for religious reasons

Rabbi Goldstein described facing the gunman, and said that in that moment, "I had to make a decision - do I run and hide, or do I stand tall and fight, and protect all those that are there". The vice ...

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Local Elections: Losses for Tories and Labour

Local Elections: Losses for Tories and Labour

It was Labour who were instead left licking their wounds. In England so far, the Tories have lost nearly 800 seats and 28 councils overall, while the Lib Dems have gained more than 450 seats and Lab...

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China Using App To Target Muslims in Xinjiang: Human Rights Watch

China Using App To Target Muslims in Xinjiang: Human Rights Watch

The Chinese regime has justified the detention and mass surveillance using the pretext of combating terrorism. It provides a system for officials to communicate across voice, email and telephone cal...

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Trump and Putin discuss nuclear weapons, Mueller report

Trump and Putin discuss nuclear weapons, Mueller report

She said the White House would provide more information later Friday. WASHINGTON , DC - MAY 03: U.S. President Donald Trump talks to reporters while hosting Slovak Republic Prime Minister Peter P...

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Pelosi accuses Barr of lying to Congress:

Pelosi accuses Barr of lying to Congress: "That's a crime"

But Barr has said he has no objection to Mueller testifying . Harris then questioned on Barr's March 24 summary of the Mueller report , asking if he personally reviewed all of the underlying...

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'I love you all,' pens freed Doan in farewell letter to Malaysia

'I love you all,' pens freed Doan in farewell letter to Malaysia

She pleaded guilty to the lesser offence of voluntarily causing injury with a unsafe weapon instead of the original charge of murder, which in Malaysia carries a mandatory death penalty. Huong was tak...

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FBI sent undercover investigator to meet Trump aide

An FBI informant posing as a research assistant met with Trump campaign adviser George Papadopoulos roughly two months before the 2016 presidential election, The New York Times reported Thursday...

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3 dead in helicopter crash in Honolulu

3 dead in helicopter crash in Honolulu

Another female passenger and the male pilot also died in the crash. The family of Australian woman Jan Burgess, who died in a helicopter crash at Hawaii, has paid tribute to the "beloved" great-gran...

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