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MI man who won $80M jackpot during divorce must split lottery winnings

MI man who won $80M jackpot during divorce must split lottery winnings

According to the Associated Press , Rich Zelasko had been separated from his wife, Mary Beth Zelasko, for two years when he won a $30 million lottery ticket in 2013. The couple were married in 2004...

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Brother: Suspect in Sacramento police shooting has criminal past

Brother: Suspect in Sacramento police shooting has criminal past

As officers swarmed the area, the gunman continued firing and the standoff lasted about eight hours before he surrendered. Prior to working for the Sacramento Police Department, she was a former p...

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Nine dead after plane crash in Hawaii

Nine dead after plane crash in Hawaii

Police said the plane was fully engulfed in flames when first-responders arrived after 6:30 p.m. Friday, Hawaii News Now reported. Officials say there were no survivors in the crash at Dillingham A...

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Police called to Boris Johnson's home after concerns raised by neighbour

Police said officers found that all occupants in the south London flat were " safe and well " and no offences had been committed. A neighbour told the Guardian they heard banging and what could ...

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World Refugee Day 2019 to raise awareness, funds

World Refugee Day 2019 to raise awareness, funds

The U.N. refugee agency ( UNHCR ) said this week that 70.8 million people were either forced to flee their homelands past year or were displaced within their countries because of conflict, violence,...

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ICE Raids Planned for Sunday — WashPost

ICE Raids Planned for Sunday — WashPost

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced Friday that the Chicago Police Department will also not cooperate with the ICE raids. "Further, I reiterated that CPD will not cooperate with or facilitate any I...

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Trump's bizarre appeal to Hispanic voters: 'I love immigrants'

Trump's bizarre appeal to Hispanic voters: 'I love immigrants'

Democrats aren't the only ones with a giant stake in the Sunshine State. US President Donald Trump , who officially launched his campaign for re-election this week, pitched himself to Hispanic vo...

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Global airlines reroute flights after Iran downs U.S. drone

Global airlines reroute flights after Iran downs U.S. drone

Earlier this week, it was confirmed that Iran shot down a USA drone over worldwide waters, though Iran claims the US violated their airspace. It added that impacted passengers would be rebooked on...

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Alaskan teenagers 'offered millions to murder friend and send evidence'

Alaskan teenagers 'offered millions to murder friend and send evidence'

In a press conference on Tuesday, FBI Agent Jeffery Peterson issued a stern warning to other would-be criminals. According to the new filings, Brehmer enlisted four friends - identified as Kayden Mc...

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China's President Xi completes state visit to North Korea: China state media

China's President Xi completes state visit to North Korea: China state media

On Thursday evening, Mr Xi was honoured with a special performance of North Korea's Mass Games, featuring tens of thousands of people depicting scenes from Korean culture and history with synchronis...

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United Kingdom minister Mark Field under fire for manhandling Greenpeace protester

United Kingdom minister Mark Field under fire for manhandling Greenpeace protester

In a statement to ITV , Cities of London and Westminster MP Mr Field said: 'In the confusion many guests understandably felt threatened and when one protester rushed past me towards the top tabl...

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FlySafair flight grounded after foetus found on plane

FlySafair flight grounded after foetus found on plane

She explained that shortly before take-off the pilot came over the intercom to announce that a fetus had been found in the toilet cistern, and that the plane was now a "crime scene". According to Gord...

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United States blacklists five more Chinese tech companies

United States blacklists five more Chinese tech companies

Sugon and the Wuxi Jiangnan Institute are involved in China's push to develop escalate high performance computing that can assist China's military modernisation. "Adding more Chinese companies to th...

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Trump's United Nations pick vows to step back from talks on coal

Trump's United Nations pick vows to step back from talks on coal

U.S. Ambassador to Canada Kelly Craft is grilled by U.S. Senate committee about why she became absent from her submit for higher than 300 days all the plot via her 19-month tenure. "I find this stagge...

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Curtis Flowers: Death row conviction quashed over racial bias

Curtis Flowers: Death row conviction quashed over racial bias

The Supreme Court decision in Flowers v. MS reverses the conviction of Curtis Flowers , who was convicted of a 1996 quadruple murder at a furniture store. Flowers' case is anomalous only because of...

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Ali Shamkhani: Iran does not take Trump nor his remarks seriously

Ali Shamkhani: Iran does not take Trump nor his remarks seriously

Late Thursday, Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif rejected USA charges that the Global Hawk was in worldwide airspace over the Gulf, and said on Twitter that Iran had retrieved parts of the downed d...

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Major Explosions Rock Largest Oil Refinery On US East Coast

Major Explosions Rock Largest Oil Refinery On US East Coast

Philadelphia Deputy Fire Commissioner Craig Murphy says the fire at the Philadelphia Energy Solutions Refining Complex is contained but not under control. Workers were on site at the time, but we...

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Himalayan glaciers melting doubled since 2000, show spy satellites

Himalayan glaciers melting doubled since 2000, show spy satellites

The research is published in the journal Science Advances . Data from the study was obtained by U.S. KH-9 Hexagon satellites used for global reconnaissance during the 1970s. Some 800 million people...

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Trump, Saudi crown prince talk Iran and oil after called-off strike

Trump, Saudi crown prince talk Iran and oil after called-off strike

On Thursday, the Senate voted 53-45 to block two of the arms sales to Saudi Arabia included in the emergency declaration, with Republicans likeSenator Susan Collins of Maine, Senator Lindsey Graham of...

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Coast Guard celebrates Yoga Day in Goa

Coast Guard celebrates Yoga Day in Goa

Walter Lindner, the German ambassador to India, described Modi's yoga bid at the United Nations a "clever move". The message of yoga is one of inner peace and harmony with the external world, thro...

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Biden's words on segregationist senators draw rivals' fire

Biden's words on segregationist senators draw rivals' fire

Cory Booker , who said the former vice president should apologize for his remarks. Biden's new comments to reporters came Wednesday night, a day after he pointed to long-dead segregationist sena...

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Iran Releases Video it Says Shows Shooting Down of US Drone

Iran Releases Video it Says Shows Shooting Down of US Drone

Instead of saying thank you, Iran yelled Death to America. Trump previously exited a deal crafted by former President Barack Obama that was not ratified by Congress. "Iranian reports that the aircra...

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Missouri A Half-Step Away From Having No Abortion Providers

Missouri A Half-Step Away From Having No Abortion Providers

Louis Circuit Court Judge David Dowd ruled that Missouri's legislature can not cut funding from the Planned Parenthood clinic, after the facility argued that it not only provided abortions, but oth...

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Kamalvandi: Iran not to give Europe more time to save nuclear deal

Kamalvandi: Iran not to give Europe more time to save nuclear deal

Exceeding the uranium cap at the heart of the accord would prompt a diplomatic crisis, forcing the other signatories, which include China, Russia and European powers, to confront Iran. This image rele...

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Biden Responds To Booker: 'Cory Should Apologize

Biden Responds To Booker: 'Cory Should Apologize

His comment at a NY fundraiser this week that the Senate "got things done" with "civility" even when the body included segregationists with whom he disagreed sparked outrage from many Democrats, inclu...

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Trump Of Sexual Assault

Trump Of Sexual Assault

An advice columnist for Elle fashion magazine said in an account published Friday that Donald Trump sexually assaulted her in the dressing room of a NY department store more than two decades ago...

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Police called to disturbance at UK PM candidate Johnson's home

Police called to disturbance at UK PM candidate Johnson's home

The paper said Carrie Symonds could be heard telling Mr Johnson to " get off me" and " get out of my flat". Police said officers found that all occupants were "safe and well" and no offenses ha...

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Biden says Booker, not he, should apologize

Biden says Booker, not he, should apologize

When asked if Mr. Biden damaged his relationship with black voters, the top ranking House Democrat said it wasn't her place to make that call. Biden compared today's political climate in the s...

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Beyond the Weather: The summer solstice

Beyond the Weather: The summer solstice

Summer officially kicks off tomorrow with the annual summer solstice. The June solstice - the signal to celebrate winter in the Southern Hemisphere and summer in the Northern Hemisphere - will o...

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Trump briefed on missile strike in Saudi Arabia, spokesman says

Trump briefed on missile strike in Saudi Arabia, spokesman says

U.S. officials said they were aware of reports of a missile strike on the kingdom's "critical infrastructure", but gave no details of possible damage or casualties. Following recent rebel attacks, Sau...

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More than five million watch the BBC’s Tory leadership debate

More than five million watch the BBC’s Tory leadership debate

He emerged as the one of the most commented-upon members of the public during the live TV debate, which saw Boris Johnson go head to head with foreign secretary Jeremy Hunt, environment secretary Mich...

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Rahul says party will decide his successor, not him

Rahul says party will decide his successor, not him

As speculation continues on his next steps following his resignation as party chief, Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday said his party will decide on who his successor will be and not him. Mr...

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Renowned photographer dies in Harper County crash

Renowned photographer dies in Harper County crash

An Australian storm-chasing photographer has died after being hit by a vehicle in the United States. Later, a passing motorist veered away from Sharpe's stranded vehicle "at the last moment" and dro...

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A look at the standoff between the United States and Iran

A look at the standoff between the United States and Iran

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has stated in a speech broadcast by state TV that the Islamic Republic will not wage a war against any nation. Last week, USA officials blamed Iran for attacks a...

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US Appeals Court OKs Trump Rule on Abortion Referrals

US Appeals Court OKs Trump Rule on Abortion Referrals

Judges in all three states blocked the rules from taking effect, with OR and Washington judges issuing nationwide injunctions. In April, U.S. District Judge Michael J. Critics like Planned Parenthoo...

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