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Joe Biden earned millions after leaving White House, tax returns show

Joe Biden earned millions after leaving White House, tax returns show

June 27, 2019. Former Vice President Joe Biden and his wife, Dr. Jill Biden reported more than $15 million in income since leaving the White House in early 2017, newly released tax returns...

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Amy McGrath Announces Bid for Mitch McConnell's Senate Seat

Amy McGrath Announces Bid for Mitch McConnell's Senate Seat

A retired U.S. Marine Corps lieutenant colonel, McGrath made a name for herself as one of the many female veterans running for Congress for the first time in 2018. She graduated from the United St...

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Attorney: Girl fell to death from open window on cruise ship

Attorney: Girl fell to death from open window on cruise ship

He said "her grandfather thought there was glass just like everywhere else, but there was not, and she was gone in an instant". Her grandfather knew this about her and carried her to a wall descr...

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Korea spy charges, doesn't plan to return

Korea spy charges, doesn't plan to return

Pyongyang said it deported Sigley last Thursday after he pleaded for forgiveness for his activities. North Korean state media had accused Alek Sigley of espionage and incitement by working with fore...

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President Trump can not block Twitter critics, federal judge rules

President Trump can not block Twitter critics, federal judge rules

A federal appeals court in NY has upheld a decision barring President Donald Trump from blocking critics from his personal Twitter account, arguing that he uses the platform for "official purposes...

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Trump Calls UK Ambassador 'Stupid Guy,' 'Pompous Fool' After Diplomatic Cable Leak

Trump Calls UK Ambassador 'Stupid Guy,' 'Pompous Fool' After Diplomatic Cable Leak

Boris Johnson, the current Tory leadership frontrunner, also waded into the row. They say he will have to be moved quickly with another diplomat slotted in to make sure no lasting damage is done to Br...

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Ross Perot, billionaire third-party presidential candidate, has died

Ross Perot, billionaire third-party presidential candidate, has died

He garnered almost 19% of the vote, while the winners, Bill Clinton and Al Gore, took in just 43% and the losers, George H.W. Bush and Dan Quayle, got just 37.5%. Throughout the years, as Perot's sh...

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Pompeo launches commission to study human rights role US 02:20

Pompeo launches commission to study human rights role US 02:20

Pompeo, who did not take questions from reporters, said worldwide institutions built to protect human rights had drifted from their mission. In the Federal Register in May, the government posted a...

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Tributes Flood In For Aspiring SA Astronaut Who Died In Accident

Tributes Flood In For Aspiring SA Astronaut Who Died In Accident

He had spent a week on the Kennedy House Centre in Florida doing tests in preparation for an hour-lengthy sub-orbital flight, on the muse scheduled for 2015. "Maseko will be sorely missed". "May Mandl...

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Japan pushes back against Seoul's calls to scrap export curbs

Japan pushes back against Seoul's calls to scrap export curbs

The measure took effect three days later. Moon said during a meeting with his senior aides that his administration will make "calm" efforts for the diplomatic resolution, noting that the vicious cyc...

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Frank Lloyd Wright’s architecture added to UNESCO World Heritage List

Frank Lloyd Wright’s architecture added to UNESCO World Heritage List

They were all designed in the first half of the 20th century and are only a glimpse into the architectural mastermind's more than 500 projects around the globe. "These are places of profound influence...

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Federal Bureau of Investigation and immigration officials trawling U.S. driving licence databases for suspects

Federal Bureau of Investigation and immigration officials trawling U.S. driving licence databases for suspects

He adds that the searches often take place without state residents' awareness or approval. In at least three states that offer driver's licenses to unauthorized immigrants, ICE officials have requ...

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Seagull curry: Why UK bird was found with bright orange feathers

Seagull curry: Why UK bird was found with bright orange feathers

The bird - which resembles Fawkes from the Harry Potter movies - was left bright orange after veterinarians believe it managed to become covered in "curry or turmeric", which also left it unable to fl...

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U.S. State Department approves possible $2.2 billion arms sale to Taiwan

U.S. State Department approves possible $2.2 billion arms sale to Taiwan

Earlier in June, Taiwan's defence ministry has asked for more than 1,500 Javelin, TOW anti-tank missiles, 250 shoulder-fired Stinger anti-aircraft missiles and 108 M1A2 Abrams main battled tanks, as p...

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Pelosi dismisses clout of AOC, House progressives in 'Twitter world'

Pelosi dismisses clout of AOC, House progressives in 'Twitter world'

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) with her progressive "squad" went full tilt over the weekend. The bill included funding for more resources to address the increasing flow of migrants over the souther...

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Iran Close To Exceeding 2015 Deal Uranium Enrichment Level

Iran Close To Exceeding 2015 Deal Uranium Enrichment Level

That could raise serious questions about whether the nuclear deal, meant to block Iran from making a nuclear weapon, is still viable. It's also unclear what worldwide company would risk US sanctions t...

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Congolese warlord to face war crimes verdict

Congolese warlord to face war crimes verdict

Ntaganda - known for his pencil moustache and a penchant for fine dining - proclaimed his innocence throughout the trial, insisting that he was a "soldier not a criminal" and that the "Terminator" nic...

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Samsung’s top man heads to Japan as export restrictions bite

Samsung’s top man heads to Japan as export restrictions bite

He said South Korea would be left no choice but to take unspecified countermeasures should the Japanese trade curbs result in actual harm to South Korean firms. The Seoul Metropolitan Government will ...

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Cruise ship in Venice near-miss weeks after dock incident

Cruise ship in Venice near-miss weeks after dock incident

Italian transport minister Danilo Toninelli has ordered an investigation as the incident is also probed by the local prosecutor in Venice. "The third tug we imposed was instrumental in avoiding an a...

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Pope says migrants symbol of 'all who are rejected'

Pope says migrants symbol of 'all who are rejected'

The Libyan attack raised new questions about the European Union's policy of cooperating with the militias that hold migrants in crowded detention centers to prevent them from crossing the Mediterrane...

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Trump to claim 'environmental leadership' in speech

Trump to claim 'environmental leadership' in speech

Environmental advocates criticized the White House event ahead of Trump's speech. Under former Environmental Protection Administrator Scott Pruitt and current agency head Andrew Wheeler, the EPA h...

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Sydney gamer who livestreamed attack on partner pleads guilty

Sydney gamer who livestreamed attack on partner pleads guilty

Last December, Twitch streamer MrDeadMoth got into a physical confrontation with his pregnant partner while broadcasting live. Munday entered his plea this morning at Picton Local Court in Austr...

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UAE troop drawdown in Yemen was agreed with Saudi Arabia

UAE troop drawdown in Yemen was agreed with Saudi Arabia

The official declined to disclose how many troops have left Yemen and how many remain. "We are part of the coalition", the official said, adding that the drawdown was discussed extensively with the Sa...

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Eric Swalwell Drops Out of the 2020 Presidential Race

Eric Swalwell Drops Out of the 2020 Presidential Race

This comes shortly after Swalwell cancelled a series of Fourth of July campaign events he had planned last week in New Hampshire. The longshot 2020 candidate, who tried to make a name for himself ...

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Rights group hits lack of ‘meaningful accountability’ in war on drugs

Rights group hits lack of ‘meaningful accountability’ in war on drugs

The drug war is Duterte's signature initiative and is heavily supported by many Filipinos, however the nightly killings by police have provoked worldwide condemnation. "There is sufficient evidence to...

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Couple sues IVF clinic for allegedly implanting wrong embryos

Couple sues IVF clinic for allegedly implanting wrong embryos

The mother and her husband are both Asian. It reportedly notes that after giving birth on 30 March, the couple "was shocked to see that the babies they were told were formed using both of their gene...

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New York clears way for release of Trump's state tax returns

New York clears way for release of Trump's state tax returns

House of Representatives' Ways and Means Committee, the U.S. Senate Finance Committee, or the Joint Committee on Taxation. USA congressional Democrats have pushed for the release of Trump's tax retu...

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Rights groups: Russian-led assault in Syria leaves over 500 civilians dead

Rights groups: Russian-led assault in Syria leaves over 500 civilians dead

Moscow and Ankara have worked together on peace talks regarding the Syrian civil war, but Russian Federation backs Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and Turkey has supported the Free Syrian Army . S...

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London daredevil scales one of Europe's tallest buildings

Police responded at 5.15am and managed to get him inside where he was subsequently released from custody. Police spoke to the climber after the stunt, but he was not arrested. "He was not arrested"....

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Investigators recover helicopter that crashed in Bahamas

Investigators recover helicopter that crashed in Bahamas

She had just graduated from West Virginia University with a nursing degree and was planning to start work in August. Chris Cline built an empire and on every occasion was always there to give. Leaders...

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Saudi carrier flyadeal ditches grounded Boeing MAX for Airbus

Saudi carrier flyadeal ditches grounded Boeing MAX for Airbus

The carrier's provisional order was for "up to 50 Max's - commitment for 30 and then options for 20 more", the spokesman added. The deal, which included the purchase of 30 Boeing 737 MAX jets and an...

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Elderly S. Korean man defects to North Korea, following footsteps of parents

Elderly S. Korean man defects to North Korea, following footsteps of parents

South Korea's Unification Ministry confirmed that Mr Choe did not request such permission for his trip. South Koreans have occasionally defected to North Korea in the past, but it's become a rarity...

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Second World War bomb defused in Germany following mass evacuation

Second World War bomb defused in Germany following mass evacuation

In the run-up to the bomb disposal, some 16,500 people had to be evacuated. Police combed the area early in the morning for stay-behinds, after loudspeaker trucks circulated urging the inhabitants t...

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Authorities investigate explosion at Florida shopping plaza

Authorities investigate explosion at Florida shopping plaza

Police have asked people to avoid the area while they investigate. "I thought it was thunder after, then I thought something fell on the roof, and everything started shaking", said a younger woman. "I...

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Dead After Bus Skids Off Yamuna Expressway Near Delhi, 17 Injured

Dead After Bus Skids Off Yamuna Expressway Near Delhi, 17 Injured

The accident occurred after a government-run AC bus from Lucknow to Delhi fell off the Yamuna Expressway into a drain near Agra on Monday morning. Police reports said that 20 passengers have been ...

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