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The United States refused to ease sanctions against North Korea

The United States refused to ease sanctions against North Korea

The hotel boasts a mix of colonial-style buildings and curvy modern edifices, and the resort's relative seclusion appealed to security-conscious US and North Korean officials. Kim Jong-un and Dennis R...

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U.S. Has Destroyed 40 U.S.-Supplied Humvees Captured by Taliban

According to the coalition forces officials, the 40 Humvees were destroyed in USA airstrikes since January 2015, shortly after US combat forces left Afghanistan and Afghan government troops took t...

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Trump hosts first iftar dinner at White House

Trump hosts first iftar dinner at White House

But when news emerged that it would resume the tradition, questions arose as to who would be attending as the White House kept the list quiet. Trump, who has frequently engaged in inflammatory anti-...

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New Jersey State Trooper stops retired officer who delivered him

New Jersey State Trooper stops retired officer who delivered him

Thank you for delivering me", he said. During the stop, Bailly told Patterson that he was a former Piscataway police officer, and the conversation took off from there. "My name is Michael Patterson,...

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Voters Favor Candidates Who Promise to Be a Check on Trump

Voters Favor Candidates Who Promise to Be a Check on Trump

Democrats like the environmental lawyer Mike Levin, who campaigned with a clean energy platform, emerged as legitimate challengers for traditionally safe Republican seats in Congress. Other tasks...

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EPA head laughs off Chick-fil-A questions; senior aide quits

EPA head laughs off Chick-fil-A questions; senior aide quits

The Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, or PEER , filed a Freedom of Information Act Request to the EPA, which seeks the release of studies and documents that support EPA Administrat...

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Bodies of Aberdares plane crash victims to undergo DNA testing

Bodies of Aberdares plane crash victims to undergo DNA testing

Last signals, he said, were picked around Njambini area. A security personnel carries an electric equipment from a single turboprop Cessna Caravan plane, operated by local firm FlySax, that crashed ...

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Palestinian shot dead after throwing rock at Israeli soldier

Palestinian shot dead after throwing rock at Israeli soldier

Israeli forces entered the village and were met by stone throwers, according to the victim's uncle Bassem Tamimi. "The soldier hit by the rock opened fire on the Palestinian who was (then) injured a...

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Speaker Ryan Dismisses Trump’s Charges of a Spy in his Campaign

Speaker Ryan Dismisses Trump’s Charges of a Spy in his Campaign

He also issued a careful warning about Trump's recent assertion that he has the authority to pardon himself . He claims the Obama administration planted "eyes and ears" in his campaign team to he...

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Supreme Court dismisses Northern Ireland abortion law appeal

Supreme Court dismisses Northern Ireland abortion law appeal

Many Conservative lawmakers say that the law in Northern Ireland should be brought into line with the rest of the United Kingdom, but DUP leader Arlene Foster is committed to maintaining the provi...

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Jordan king calls for review of bill that sparked protests

Jordan king calls for review of bill that sparked protests

After a two-hour meeting Tuesday afternoon, head of the trade unions' council Ali al-Abous called on Jordan's new premier to "open a constructive dialogue" with the unions and civil society groups "...

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Judge who sentenced Brock Turner ousted amid #MeToo movement

Judge who sentenced Brock Turner ousted amid #MeToo movement

In 1986, voters made a decision to boot the late Chief Justice Rose Bird and two colleagues from the state Supreme Court in a regular retention election, not a recall, after a campaign that attacked t...

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Severed rattlesnake head bites man who decapitated it

Severed rattlesnake head bites man who decapitated it

Jennifer was working in a flower bed when she discovered an invader that was much more sinister than pesky weeds. "Within two miles down the road, he was going through seizures, slipping out of co...

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Conservative Icon David Koch Retiring From Business, Politics

Conservative Icon David Koch Retiring From Business, Politics

Beyond quoting his brother's "declining health", Charles Koch did not describe David Koch's condition. In his letter, Charles Koch wrote that "Unfortunately, these issues have not been resolved ...

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Mexico Hits US With Retaliatory Tariffs

Mexico Hits US With Retaliatory Tariffs

Canadian broadcaster CBC also confirmed that the conversation took place. " Didn't you guys burn down the White House? " he said, referring to the War of 1812 . The French leader's open challenge...

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Potential Sonic Attacks Plague US Consulate in China

Potential Sonic Attacks Plague US Consulate in China

For months, U.S. officials have been anxious that their diplomats have been subjected to targeted attacks involving odd sounds , leading to symptoms similar to those "following concussion or minor tr...

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Israeli army kills Palestinian near fence in southern Gaza

Israeli army kills Palestinian near fence in southern Gaza

Israel has also been battling fires caused by kites rigged with incendiary devices, or attached to burning rags, launched by Palestinians in Gaza that have damaged forests and burned southern agricul...

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Kim Jong-un begged for summit on his knees: Rudy Giuliani

Kim Jong-un begged for summit on his knees: Rudy Giuliani

But even as Pompeo was launching delicate diplomacy, Bolton - an outspoken former United Nations ambassador with a history of fraught dealings with Pyongyang - took up his post and began pushing a t...

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Home alone: Melania Trump won't join Trump to Canada, Singapore trips

Home alone: Melania Trump won't join Trump to Canada, Singapore trips

Her spokesperson did not specify why, even though Melania joined the president during last year's G7 trip to Italy. After spending five days at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethes...

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GOP leader McConnell cancels most of Senate's August recess

GOP leader McConnell cancels most of Senate's August recess

A group of senators are crafting a plan that would claw back some of President Donald Trump's authority to enact sweeping tariffs and other trade policies that many Republicans and other free-tr...

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China lodges stern representations with US over Tiananmen comments

China lodges stern representations with US over Tiananmen comments

From the night of June 3, 1989 until early morning, Chinese soldiers carried out a clearance operation on and near Beijing's Tiananmen Square, a crackdown on what the Chinese Government wrote off as a...

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Fuego Volcano Erupts in Guatemala Killing Dozens

Fuego Volcano Erupts in Guatemala Killing Dozens

A fiery volcanic eruption in south-central Guatemala sent lava flowing into rural communities, killing at least 25 as rescuers struggled to reach people where homes and roads were charred and bl...

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Volcano rescue disrupted in Guatemala

Volcano rescue disrupted in Guatemala

Guatemala's disaster agency is calling for calm, but after receiving little or no warning before the volcano exploded Sunday, many people are not taking chances. Rescuers, police and journalists hurri...

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Crocodile kills pastor during baptism ceremony in Ethiopia

Crocodile kills pastor during baptism ceremony in Ethiopia

Witnesses say a crocodile then launched itself from the water during one of the baptisms and attacked the pastor who died after receiving bite marks to his legs, back and hands. Members of the congreg...

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Rescue efforts continuing after Guatemala volcano eruption

Rescue efforts continuing after Guatemala volcano eruption

This number is expected to rise as much of the area is still too hot for rescue crews to search for bodies. An AFP photographer saw a large plume of ash rise into the sky, prompting an evacuation of...

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Hawaii volcano lava destroys hundreds of homes overnight

Hawaii volcano lava destroys hundreds of homes overnight

Hawaii officials told the news outlet that the community was made up primarily of vacation homes. The latest two communities affected by the lava flow had been ordered evacuated beforehand and th...

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Trump aide who mocked McCain has left White House job

Trump aide who mocked McCain has left White House job

CNN had quoted a White House official as saying Ms Sadler, speaking at a staff meeting, meant the comment as a joke but that it flopped. "Someone had it out for Kelly Sadler ", Scaramucci, who s...

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Thousands of acres ablaze in California, Colorado and New Mexico

Thousands of acres ablaze in California, Colorado and New Mexico

Evacuation centers have been set up in northeastern New Mexico as heavy smoke from a wildfire has forced residents from Cimarron and the surrounding areas to leave their homes. Highway 64 between E...

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Hundreds More Hawaii Homes Destroyed as Lava Surge Fills Coastal Bay

Hundreds More Hawaii Homes Destroyed as Lava Surge Fills Coastal Bay

Officials with the United States Geological Survey posted footage showing it filling up Kapoho Bay , creating toxic laze gases in the process. No injuries were reported as most residents heeded...

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Trump says has power to pardon himself; critics disagree

Trump says has power to pardon himself; critics disagree

US President Donald Trump says he has committed no wrongdoing but has the "absolute" power to pardon himself , echoing sweeping arguments from his lawyer. He echoed the argument his lawyers made ...

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Guatemala volcano death toll soars as rescuers search mud and ash

Guatemala volcano death toll soars as rescuers search mud and ash

A view of an eruption of the Fuego volcano in Alotenango, Sacatepequez, Guatemala , 03 June 2018. An evacuated man waits to be transferred while sitting in a police auto near Volcan de Fuego , o...

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Passenger dies of injuries in tour bus crash

Passenger dies of injuries in tour bus crash

McNamara said one air ambulance has already left the scene with one injured passenger bound for Ottawa, and another is en route from Toronto. According to OPP, the westbound lanes of Highway 401 nea...

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Iran informs United Nations of increase in nuclear enrichment capacity

Iran informs United Nations of increase in nuclear enrichment capacity

One of Trump's demands - which European allies support in principle - is new negotiations to rein in Iran's ballistic missile program, which was not covered by the nuclear deal. The JCPOA was signed ...

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Georgia officer fired after hitting suspect with patrol auto

Georgia officer fired after hitting suspect with patrol auto

He was wanted on a felony probation warrant and taken into custody after being released from the hospital. A rookie police officer has been fired for hitting a suspect with his patrol vehicle whil...

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North Korea shakes up military leadership as Trump-Kim summit nears

North Korea shakes up military leadership as Trump-Kim summit nears

When North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump hold their summit at an exclusive venue in Singapore , one of the priciest destinations in Asia, they will no doubt run up quite a ...

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Jimmy Fallon was the surprise speaker at Marjory Stoneman Douglas graduation

Jimmy Fallon was the surprise speaker at Marjory Stoneman Douglas graduation

Instead, he was headed to central Florida , where this week he will address the armed guards one district has hired for its schools . "You failed and my daughter (not your kid) is dead". "I was scan...

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US President Trump pulls invite to Super Bowl champions Philadelphia Eagles

US President Trump pulls invite to Super Bowl champions Philadelphia Eagles

In a statement about his decision to revoke the invite , Trump mentioned the fans who planned to attend the event and said they "deserve better" than the "smaller delegation" the Eagles plann...

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Melania Trump skipping G7, North Korea summits

Melania Trump skipping G7, North Korea summits

The G7 summit will be held in Quebec on Friday and Saturday. "She has had several meetings internally with staff, and will continue to do so this week". Final week, as questions swirled concerning t...

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He Said, She Said on UK Prime Minister, Trump Phone Call

He Said, She Said on UK Prime Minister, Trump Phone Call

How, he wondered aloud, did Canada suddenly become a national security threat to the United States? The US president's imposition of tariffs on steel and aluminium last week and the apparent i...

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Manafort accused of attempted witnesses tampering

Manafort accused of attempted witnesses tampering

The FBI has documents and statements from the two people, as well as telephone records and documents recovered through a search of Manafort's iCloud account showing that Trump's former campaign manage...

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