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Tornadoes sweep through Iowa; major damage, some injuries

Tornadoes sweep through Iowa; major damage, some injuries

Numerous injuries were reported in this city of about 27,000, 60 miles northeast of Des Moines, about 130 miles south of the Minnesota border. UnityPoint Health spokeswoman Amy Varcoe, who is based ...

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Egypt's parliament passes contentious bills regulating media

Egypt's parliament passes contentious bills regulating media

Egypt's parliament has passed a draft bill that could immune senior military officers from future prosecution related to violence following the 2013 overthrow of an elected but divisive Islamist presi...

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Japan, EU sign trade deal to eliminate nearly all tariffs:The Asahi Shimbun

Japan, EU sign trade deal to eliminate nearly all tariffs:The Asahi Shimbun

The ceremony came amid spreading protectionism driven by U.S. President Donald Trump's "America First" agenda and an intensifying trade row between the United States and China. While the deal was ...

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Donald Trump Helsinki summit with Vladimir Putin angers voters

The White House said earlier this week that it is considering the Kremlin's request, prompting a backlash from both Republicans and Democrats. "We have been clear in our assessments of Russian med...

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Independence mother accused of allowing rape of two-year-old daughter

Independence mother accused of allowing rape of two-year-old daughter

Detectives told Watson her daughter tested positive for a sexually transmitted disease and also for meth in her system. While at the hospital, police were handed the recording of Watson's alleged co...

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Kirstjen Nielsen Doubles Down On Trump's Infamous 'Both Sides' Comment

In the video, as Secretary Nielsen delivers her " both sides" remarks, echoing the infamous words of President Donald Trump last August, Alexander moves his head down, nearly as if he's embarrassed...

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Immigration bureau orders deportation of Australian nun

Immigration bureau orders deportation of Australian nun

On May 25, the camp of the 71-year-old nun petitioned the Justice Department to reinstate her missionary visa and let her stay in the country. Fox is the latest in a growing number of people who hav...

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Here's Why People Are Talking About The Tiny Country Of Montenegro

Here's Why People Are Talking About The Tiny Country Of Montenegro

However, German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas was less understanding, saying Monday that his country "can no longer rely" on the U.S. "Don't forget, I just got here a little more than a year and a hal...

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Russian Defense Ministry Announces New Nuclear Tests Following Trump-Putin Summit

It is launched from a high-altitude MiG-31 fighter jet and can be fitted with nuclear or conventional weapons. This weapon is launched from a manned submarine. Russian President Vladimir Putin sai...

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'Mass casualty incident' after Missouri tourist boat capsizes

'Mass casualty incident' after Missouri tourist boat capsizes

Several people were taken to a hospital, the department said, without elaborating on their conditions. It was not immediately clear what caused the crash, but local weather stations reported wind ...

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New UK Brexit secretary set for talks

New UK Brexit secretary set for talks

Getting an outline on those is vital to solving the biggest obstacle to the urgent withdrawal treaty-how to avoid customs and other friction on the new EU-UK land border in Ireland. Mr Johnson said ...

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3 skeletons found in ancient Egyptian sarcophagus

3 skeletons found in ancient Egyptian sarcophagus

Egypt's antiquities ministry had vigorously dismissed the chances of finding Alexander's remains inside the 30-tonne sarcophagus and on Thursday its scepticism was vindicated. "Preliminary examination...

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Donald Trump claims he warned Vladimir Putin against election meddling

Donald Trump claims he warned Vladimir Putin against election meddling

State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said Wednesday that although Putin's charges against McFaul and other Americans are "absolutely absurd", she was not prepared to speak on behalf of the ...

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People Injured After 'Lava Bomb' Hits Roof of Hawaii Tour Boat

People Injured After 'Lava Bomb' Hits Roof of Hawaii Tour Boat

Geological Survey (USGS). A lava bomb punctured the roof of a tour boat in Hawaii Monday injuring 23 people near where lava from the Kilauea volcano continues to spill into the ocean, the Hawaii...

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Macron aide probed after caught on video beating protester

The video-taker, Bouhafs, said on French radio, "The man on the ground was harmless and begged Benalla to stop". "I'm surprised he hasn't resigned", said conservative politician Jean-Christophe Laga...

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'That's Going To Be Special'

'That's Going To Be Special'

Trump appeared to accept the information presented to him that proved Russian Federation meddled in the election , the report states. The New York Times' Maggie Haberman asked Sanders if Trump ...

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White House Struggles To Contain Political Outcry Over Trump-Putin Summit

White House Struggles To Contain Political Outcry Over Trump-Putin Summit

At a later briefing, White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said the president was saying "no" to answering questions, not to the question itself. She said the threat to the United States electoral...

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Steam pipe explosion flatiron

Steam pipe explosion flatiron

The explosion in Manhattan was " pretty violent ", an eye witness told New York Daily News. There are no injuries reported at this time. Eleven buildings have been evacuated, FDNY said. Con Edison...

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UK's May halts revolt over Brexit trade bill

UK's May halts revolt over Brexit trade bill

He said: "We have time in these negotiations". The Government said it would "revisit" the rebels' successful amendment on European medicines regulation when the Trade Bill comes before the Hou...

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Dad cleaning gun fatally shoots 6-year-old girl in head

Dad cleaning gun fatally shoots 6-year-old girl in head

The incident happened on Friday night when the father was reportedly cleaning his hand gun thinking it was unloaded. Police said the bullet hit the child in the head. Detectives said they don't believ...

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US Says Retaliatory Tariffs Unjustified in WTO Complaint

US Says Retaliatory Tariffs Unjustified in WTO Complaint

China and the European Union (EU) on Monday agreed to jointly work to safeguard the rules-based worldwide order, promote multilateralism and support free trade. As expected, in response to the USA tar...

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British Police Identify Russian Suspects Behind Skripals' Poisoning, Media Says

British Police Identify Russian Suspects Behind Skripals' Poisoning, Media Says

Claiming that the substance used in the attack had been a Novichok-class nerve agent developed in the Soviet Union, London rushed to accuse Russian Federation of being involved in the incident. Skri...

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Democrats want Ambassador Huntsman to testify about Trump-Putin summit

Democratic lawmakers on Wednesday pushed for Congress to subpoena Donald Trump's interpreter, amid a growing sense of alarm over the private summit in Helsinki between the USA president and Russia...

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‘It’s not too late to save Brexit’: Boris Johnson tells United Kingdom parliament

He complained that a "fog of self doubt" had descended on the government after Mrs May's Lancaster House speech previous year, and she had allowed the process to be dictated by questions about the Iri...

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China economic growth slows to 6.7% in second quarter

China economic growth slows to 6.7% in second quarter

And in March 2018, WIPO numbers revealed that China had filed more global patent applications in 2017 than any other country, except the United States . India has also made a decision to impose add...

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Canada PM shakes up govt ahead of 2019 elections

Canada PM shakes up govt ahead of 2019 elections

Another major change is the appointment of Bill Blair to a newly created ministerial position designed to exclusively address Canada-U.S. border issues and "irregular migration". Trudeau said his firs...

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Israel passes controversial nation-state bill

Israel passes controversial nation-state bill

The law, passed in the early hours of Thursday, speaks of Israel as the Jewish historical homeland and says Jews have the right to self-determination there. Also approved Tuesday was the so-called Bre...

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Putin Asked Trump to Let Russia Question McFaul, White House Says

Mr Trump was trying to make clear after his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin that he fully supports the U.S. intelligence community and its finding that Russia interfered in the 2016 el...

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Two children attacked by sharks off Long Island, officials say

Two children attacked by sharks off Long Island, officials say

He stumbled out of the water and was treated at a lifeguard tent for bites that appeared to be a series of small punctures. A spokesperson for the town of Islip described his wounds as gashes. "I se...

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Mark Zuckerberg Still Doesn’t Get It

Mark Zuckerberg Still Doesn’t Get It

Zuckerberg added it's hard to understand a person's intent. But there are indeed people who naively share Holocaust denial-related content on Facebook without being in on the scam, just as there ...

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"I Accept Intel Conclusion On Election Meddling By Russia", Says Trump

Trump insisted that the meeting with Putin was a success. "The sentence should have been, 'I don't see any reason why it wouldn't be Russia .' Sort of a double negative". Congress almost unanimousl...

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Trump calls for Turkey to release U.S. pastor accused of spying

Trump calls for Turkey to release U.S. pastor accused of spying

Our government remains deeply concerned about his status, as well as the status of other American citizens and Turkish local employees of the USA diplomatic mission who have been detained under state ...

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United Kingdom police close in on possible suspects in Novichok poisoning

The source added that the suspects' identities were confirmed by cross-checking security footage with records of people entering the country around that time. They are trying to establish where the co...

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Comey: If You Believe In America, Vote For Democrats

Comey: If You Believe In America, Vote For Democrats

Former Clinton Rapid Response Director Zac Petkanas had a similar response to Comey on Wednesday. While it's commendable when people like Comey - a long-time Republican - put country over party, it'...

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Victim's son calls on Trump to raise United Kingdom poisoning with Putin

Victim's son calls on Trump to raise United Kingdom poisoning with Putin

The perfume scenario conforms to a theory that Sturgess was collateral damage from an assassination attempt on former spy Sergei Skripal earlier this year. Salisbury MP John Glen told BBC radio the...

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