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Motorcyclist hit by lightning in Florida crashes, dies

Motorcyclist hit by lightning in Florida crashes, dies

His name has not been released to the public. A Florida Highway Patrol spokesperson is cited as describing the helmet as shattered. Florida Highway Patrol , operating out of Orlando , shared a...

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Man convicted of killing family found in desert

Man convicted of killing family found in desert

Now, a jury has reached a verdict in the murder case against 62-year-old Charles "Chase" Merritt , who authorities said killed the family with a sledgehammer after his business associate Joseph McSta...

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US Justice Department agrees to release key Mueller evidence to Congress

US Justice Department agrees to release key Mueller evidence to Congress

Steve Cohen, D-Tenn., that Congress operates by a different set of standards than criminal prosecutors would use if they were to indict President Donald Trump . The Justice Department will continue t...

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Gove issues attack on Johnson as 10 Tory leadership candidates nominated

Gove issues attack on Johnson as 10 Tory leadership candidates nominated

Nominations close Monday June 10, 2019 and former Foreign Minister Boris Johnson is now the bookies' favorite to replace May. Boris used the Telegraph to make his case for the cut, saying: "We s...

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Scores of villagers murdered in Mali village massacre

Scores of villagers murdered in Mali village massacre

The tit-for-tat began when a predominantly Fulani jihadist group led by preacher Amadou Koufa surfaced in the region and started targeting the Bambara and Dogon ethnic groups. The violence in central ...

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Helicopter crashes in Manhattan; pilot killed

Helicopter crashes in Manhattan; pilot killed

There is no helipad on top of the building's roof. "People who were in the building said they felt the building shake", Cuomo added. Gov. Andrew Cuomo - who was also at the scene - told reporte...

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Trump Threatens New China Tariffs if Xi Doesn't Talk Trade with Him

Trump Threatens New China Tariffs if Xi Doesn't Talk Trade with Him

Speaking of the Fed's policymaking committee, the president expressed exasperation that the panel raised its key short-term rate four times past year and acted to reduce the Fed's balance sheet - acti...

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Iowa Poll Has Biden Leading and Warren in the Wings

Iowa Poll Has Biden Leading and Warren in the Wings

Voters in Iowa are poised to send a dozen or more of the White House wannabes home early next year while punching a limited number of tickets that will keep some presidential dreams alive for the firs...

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Oak tree symbolising Trump-Macron friendship dead

Oak tree symbolising Trump-Macron friendship dead

This oak tree (my gift to @realDonaldTrump ) will be a reminder at the White House of these ties that bind us. In a tweet at the time, Macron said: "100 years ago, American soldiers fought in Franc...

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Trump Wins One on Immigration

Trump Wins One on Immigration

Trump said he's trying to attack", said John Negroponte , the former USA ambassador to Honduras, Mexico, the Philippines, the United Nations, and Iraq. In the United States, migrants must see immigr...

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Passenger aboard Pakistani flight accidentally opens emergency door; several people offloaded

Passenger aboard Pakistani flight accidentally opens emergency door; several people offloaded

The emergency chute on the Pakistan International Airlines flight was deployed after the woman's error and engineers were called to the Boeing 737-340. He said that the offloaded passengers were pro...

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Ten million French tune in for Women's World Cup opener

Ten million French tune in for Women's World Cup opener

The French men's first World Cup 2018 game against Australia was watched by 12.6 million viewers. France's players celebrate their victory after winning the France 2019 Women's World Cup Group A ...

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U.S. Embassies Display Pride Flag, Despite Trump Administration Advisory Against It

U.S. Embassies Display Pride Flag, Despite Trump Administration Advisory Against It

Embassy in the Dominican Republic on June 4, 2016, with then-U.S. Ambassador to the Dominican Republic James "Wally" Brewster and his husband, Bob Satawake . The denial of the request from the U.S....

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Iran urges Europe to normalise economic ties with it or face consequences

Iran urges Europe to normalise economic ties with it or face consequences

The European signatories to the deal - France, Britain and Germany - share the same concerns as the United States over Iran's ballistic missile programme and regional activities. "The Europeans ... sh...

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Windy and cooler, scattered showers and storms too

Windy and cooler, scattered showers and storms too

Overnight lows should drop back into the mid-50s with a 60 percent chance of showers. The temperature hit 103.6 degrees at Walvis Bay Airport in Namibia, which is the new all-time June high temperat...

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Six held guilty in Kathua rape-murder case

Six held guilty in Kathua rape-murder case

The opinion would be submitted before the district and sessions court in Punjab's Pathankot , hearing the matter, after the summer break next week. On May 7, the Supreme Court had shifted the tria...

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Air stewardess and girlfriend beaten up on London bus

Air stewardess and girlfriend beaten up on London bus

Police said four males aged between 15-18 have been arrested on suspicion of robbery and aggravated GBH (hate crime). She told the BBC she has previously experienced "a lot of verbal violence" bu...

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Seven taken to hospital after gunman fears spark panic at Pride event

Seven taken to hospital after gunman fears spark panic at Pride event

As the officers got closer, someone in the crowd pointed to Singh and said he had a gun in his bag. Both police and D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser released statements shortly after the incident saying the...

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Palestinians hit out at US envoy’s comments

Palestinians hit out at US envoy’s comments

The statement also included strong personal criticism of Friedman. They added, quite rudely, "This person who is illiterate in politics, history and geography, and who belongs to the state of the ...

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Much cooler today, isolated showers possible

Much cooler today, isolated showers possible

Expect partly sunny skies for our Sunday with a small chance of a shower this evening and a high near 80. A few showers will be possible Sunday, which will be the first of several below normal tempera...

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Tehran rejects Macron’s call for wider intl talks beyond nuclear deal - ministry

Tehran rejects Macron’s call for wider intl talks beyond nuclear deal - ministry

During talks with the U.S. president, Macron noted that the two states' goals on Iran coincide although a year ago he tried to convince Trump not to leave the Iran nuclear deal . "We will halt our co...

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China warns tech giants after US Huawei ban

China warns tech giants after US Huawei ban

Chinese state media say the government will create a system to protect China's technology as the US restricts the access of Chinese companies to American technology in a spiraling trade dispute. "Base...

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Kazakhstan: Protests of presidential vote bring 500 arrests

Kazakhstan: Protests of presidential vote bring 500 arrests

Nazarbayev , who had run the oil-rich former Soviet republic for nearly three decades before stepping down in March, and retains sweeping powers, hand-picked the 66-year-old diplomat to succeed him, m...

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Cruise line says search for passenger in Mediterranean ended

Cruise line says search for passenger in Mediterranean ended

Norwegian Cruise Line spokesperson confirmed that a woman, whose name was not released, was reported to have fallen off the Norwegian Epic cruise ship hours after it departed from Cannes, France, ...

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Sources Identify Pilot, Passenger Killed In Small Plane Crash On Long Island

Sources Identify Pilot, Passenger Killed In Small Plane Crash On Long Island

A dog who was also on the plane somehow managed to survive. Investigators said the dog has been retrieved by a friend of the victims. The victims' names were not immediately released, although autho...

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Iran Says Europe In No Position To Criticize Its Military Capabilities

But tensions with the United States have mounted again since President Donald Trump withdrew Washington from the accord in 2018 and reimposed sweeping sanctions. "As JCPOA requires from western countr...

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Flooding possible as heavy rain expected to start the work week

Flooding possible as heavy rain expected to start the work week

A few mist or fog patches may form in light winds, with lowest temperatures of between four to seven degrees celsius. The stalled out boundary will continue to bring showers and thunderstorms to the...

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Biden retains lead in Iowa poll, but Warren and Buttigieg gain

Biden retains lead in Iowa poll, but Warren and Buttigieg gain

Seven candidates in the race have barely any name recognition or support among Iowa voters - who will hold the first Democratic nominating contest for the primaries on Monday, February 3, 2020. Now, g...

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Welsh secretary Alun Cairns backs Boris Johnson for PM

Welsh secretary Alun Cairns backs Boris Johnson for PM

The EU has repeatedly said it will not reopen discussion of the Brexit transition deal it reached with May past year, which British lawmakers have rejected three times, or to negotiate a future trad...

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Search underway for woman who fell off cruise ship

Search underway for woman who fell off cruise ship

Her husband reported her missing when he woke up, finding she wasn't in the cabin. A search was on in the Mediterranean for a cruise ship passenger who went overboard while on a voyage from the So...

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Investigation launched after fire destroys 20 London flats

Investigation launched after fire destroys 20 London flats

Another picture showed the smoking block of flats with flames partly extinguished and a fireman's hose spraying on it. The ground floor to the sixth floor of the block of flats is now alight, accord...

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Trump Highlights Hypocrisy With Complaints About Pelosi's Prison Comments

Trump Highlights Hypocrisy With Complaints About Pelosi's Prison Comments

President Donald Trump's interview with Fox's Laura Ingraham ahead of the D-Day memorial speech last week has caused a number of individual controversies, over delaying the ceremony, the appropria...

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One dead, at least six injured in crane collapse

One dead, at least six injured in crane collapse

Crews were called to the site of the collapse just before 2 p.m., after the National Weather Service issued a severe thunderstorm watch for the Dallas/Fort Worth area and warned of winds up to 70 mile...

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PM Modi to be presented with Order of the rule of Izzudeen

PM Modi to be presented with Order of the rule of Izzudeen

Modi's Maldives and Sri Lanka visits are his first since he was re-elected as prime minister in May. The island's northern waterfront was closed to traffic and decorated with welcome banners and...

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Police link 60 murders to ‘most prolific serial killer in USA history’

Police link 60 murders to ‘most prolific serial killer in USA history’

He confessed to killing a woman whose identity remains a mystery. Among those who had spoken to him were investigators from OH, where Little grew up and where he was suspected of killing at least ...

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