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Nikki Haley: US will lead on human rights outside 'misnamed' United Nations council

Nikki Haley: US will lead on human rights outside 'misnamed' United Nations council

Libya was kicked out seven years ago. The Trump administration plans to announce Tuesday that it will withdraw from the United Nations Human Rights Council after criticizing the body for hyp...

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Dreamworld ride broke down twice before fatal accident - Inquest

Dreamworld ride broke down twice before fatal accident - Inquest

The inquest has heard that a 2001 malfunction resulted in the collision of several of the ride's rafts, and that emails between staff included one admitting " I shudder when I think if there had been ...

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Canada legalizes marijuana nationwide after senate passes bill

Canada legalizes marijuana nationwide after senate passes bill

However, provincial and territorial administrations need up to 12 weeks to finalise their policies, making September the earliest date for legal sales to begin. Canadian Health Minister Ginette Petitp...

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Deputy sexually assaulted young girl, threatened to deport mom: cops

Deputy sexually assaulted young girl, threatened to deport mom: cops

The Bexar police department is "not afraid to do the right thing", Salazar said , adding that his "objective" is to remove Nunez from the force. Police believe Nunez may have abused the girl over s...

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Trump defends separating families at US border, ‘politically correct or not’

Trump defends separating families at US border, ‘politically correct or not’

This member said the President did not convince him to vote for the leadership bill because he never actually said he supported it. Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen (3rd L) and Comm...

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Laura Bush op-ed on Trump immigration policy: It's 'immoral'

Laura Bush op-ed on Trump immigration policy: It's 'immoral'

They're working on an immigration bill that would fund Trump's border wall, impose new limits on immigration, formalize protections for young immigrants brought to the US illegally as children...

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'Minor explosion' at Southgate underground station sparks mass evacuation

'Minor explosion' at Southgate underground station sparks mass evacuation

The incident comes as officers investigated a suspicious package. He tweeted : "I am in touch with senior Met Police about the reported minor explosion at Southgate Tube station". Police were calle...

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Taliban, Afghan forces exchange Eid greetings

Taliban, Afghan forces exchange Eid greetings

On Saturday, Taliban members entered the Afghan capital, Kabul urging people to come forward and take selfies with them. In some districts of the eastern city of Jalalabad, civilians were offering...

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Local legislators weigh in on border separation policy

Local legislators weigh in on border separation policy

Police also say one of the protesters was struck by a vehicle during the protest, but was apparently unharmed and refused medical treatment. "Put simply, the deliberate separation of children and th...

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20 hurt in mass shooting at New Jersey art festival

20 hurt in mass shooting at New Jersey art festival

Four people - including a 13-year-old were critically injured . The New Jersey shooting occurred amid a debate about US gun laws that was given fresh impetus by the massacre in February of 17 p...

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Trump will meet with House GOP Tuesday to discuss immigration

Trump will meet with House GOP Tuesday to discuss immigration

Many members were desperate to believe that the President had either been referring to another bill or would reverse course later in the day - while conservatives cheered the President as rightfully d...

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Led coalition hits Syrian army post, causing casualties

Josh Jacques, a spokesman for U.S. Central Command. A drone attack by the US-led worldwide coalition killed 40 Syrian soldiers and allies and injured 30 in a desert area south of al-Bukamal, north...

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US, South Korea agree to suspend joint military exercise

US, South Korea agree to suspend joint military exercise

North and South Korea failed to reach any concrete agreement during those talks, officials said. In response to a multiple-choice question, 62.7 percent of the South Korean respondents expected rela...

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Tumwater police now say gunman entered Walmart store and fired shots

Tumwater police now say gunman entered Walmart store and fired shots

The gunman who was killed in the parking lot of a Tumwater Walmart by an armed citizen on Sunday had fired shots inside the store and stolen ammunition before being confronted by the armed citizen w...

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Musk says Tesla hit with `extensive' sabotage by rogue employee

Musk says Tesla hit with `extensive' sabotage by rogue employee

Musk himself bought approximately 72,000 Tesla shares costing him around $25 million, which coincided with a boost in Tesla's share price from $342.77 on Tuesday to a closing price of $358.17 on Frida...

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China slams United States trade threats as 'blackmail', says will 'fight back firmly'

China slams United States trade threats as 'blackmail', says will 'fight back firmly'

President TrumpDonald John TrumpEx-ethics chief calls on Trump to end "monstrous" migrant policies Laura Bush blasts Trump migrant policy as "cruel" and "immoral" United States denies report of coal...

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"Space Force" ordered by President Trump

In his statement, Trump said: "This is a giant step toward inspiring future generations and toward reclaiming America's proud destiny in space ..." But near the beginning of his remarks, Trump fo...

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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in China again

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in China again

An announcement could come this week to suspend the major joint military exercises, South Korea's Yonhap news agency reports. South Koreans stage a protest near the US embassy in Seoul about the c...

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Greece and Macedonia End Name Dispute - For Now

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is expected to weather the vote which takes place a day before the foreign ministers of Greece and Macedonia are to meet on the border for a historic signing ceremony. Ma...

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Stephen Miller Says ‘Simple’ Decision To Separate Parents From Kids

Stephen Miller Says ‘Simple’ Decision To Separate Parents From Kids

During one recent six-week period, the government said almost 2,000 minors were separated from their parents or adult guardians - a figure that only stoked the firestorm. In the meantime, Donald Trum...

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First ladies call for changes on child separation policy

First ladies call for changes on child separation policy

The separations stem from a policy that turns all cases of people trying to enter the country illegally over for criminal prosecution. The former first lady zeroed in on Trump's repeated false cl...

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Trump's border security boss should resign over family separation policy, Democrats say

Trump's border security boss should resign over family separation policy, Democrats say

Last month, Attorney General Jeff Sessions said , "If you don't want your child to be separated, then don't bring them across the border illegally". Many others in Washington and around the country...

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Meghan ‘cried’ about her father missing wedding, Thomas Markle says

Meghan ‘cried’ about her father missing wedding, Thomas Markle says

The comments will raise awkward questions for Harry , who is expected to remain largely apolitical. 'As long as they're happy and they have a great life and have some attractive children and do goo...

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Donald Trump's family separations bedevil GOP as public outrage grows

Donald Trump's family separations bedevil GOP as public outrage grows

Nielsen spoke Monday at the National Sheriff's Association conference in New Orleans. Members of Congress from both parties have called for the Trump administration to end the separation of ...

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Laura Bush says immigration policy 'cruel'

Laura Bush says immigration policy 'cruel'

In South Texas on Sunday, several Democratic lawmakers, including Senator Jeff Merkley, were due to tour detention facilities to call attention to the policy, while Representative Beto O'Rourke, who i...

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Deadly 5.9-magnitude quake hits western Japan

Public broadcaster NHK and private station TV Asahi both reported "several" deaths, with the Kyodo news agency saying a nine-year-old girl had been trapped by a damaged wall in a swimming facility n...

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First lady Melania Trump makes statement on family separations as protests grow

First lady Melania Trump makes statement on family separations as protests grow

Members of a Central American family traveling with a caravan of migrants prepare to cross the border and apply for asylum in the United States, in Tijuana, Mexico, Sunday, April 29, 2018. The adminis...

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Eight injured after taxi runs into crowd in Moscow

Eight injured after taxi runs into crowd in Moscow

The driver, identified by Moscow city authorities as a national of the central Asian republic of Kyrgyzstan, was taken into custody for questioning. A man who drove his taxi onto a crowded pavement,...

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Paul Manafort jailed following obstruction of justice charges

Paul Manafort jailed following obstruction of justice charges

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Mr Manafort (right) was briefly Mr Trump's campaign manager in 2016 How is the Mueller investigation going? But Manafort is merely facing charges, and ...

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Germany's Merkel is 'realistic' about North Atlantic Treaty Organisation spending target

Germany's Merkel is 'realistic' about North Atlantic Treaty Organisation spending target

Merkel's Christian Democrats and their Bavarian CSU allies are embroiled in a dispute over CSU Interior Minister Horst Seehofer's "Masterplan for Migration", which would allow authorities to reject mi...

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Heat advisory in forecast for parts of state for Monday

Heat advisory in forecast for parts of state for Monday

Following a warm Father's Day with temps in the 80s and upper 90s, temperatures for Monday are expected to rise into the upper 90s. The National Weather Service issued a " code orange " alert fo...

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Giuliani: Trump not issuing Russian Federation investigation pardons during probe

Giuliani: Trump not issuing Russian Federation investigation pardons during probe

Speaking on The Washington Post report Sunday of Roger Stone's newest revelation he had met with someone offering dirt on Hillary Clinton for a sum of $2 million, Giuliani rejected any notion P...

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Trump Continues His Obsequious Praise For A Bloody Dictator

Trump Continues His Obsequious Praise For A Bloody Dictator

The meeting and the video are a stark contrast to when the two leaders traded insults last summer, including a disagreement over who had a larger nuclear button. "They are already starting to produce...

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WaPo: Stone Met During Campaign With Russian National Offering Clinton Dirt

Caputo told The Post that Robert Mueller is now investigating the meeting and its ties to the special counsel's collusion case. When contacted by the Post , Greenberg originally denied the meet...

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WaPo: Stone Met During Campaign With Russian National Offering Clinton Dirt

Caputo told The Post that Robert Mueller is now investigating the meeting and its ties to the special counsel's collusion case. When contacted by the Post , Greenberg originally denied the meet...

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