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Death toll in Sri Lanka mudslides, floods exceeds 200

Death toll in Sri Lanka mudslides, floods exceeds 200

The U.N. office in Sri Lanka said 16 hospitals directly affected by floods or landslides have been evacuated fully or partially. The severe weather has also displaced almost half a million people,...

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Democrats aim to keep focus on Trump's meeting with Russians

The reports say Trump has hired a NY lawyer to advise him in handling the various investigations. The briefing came four days after The Washington Post reported the president's son-in-law and seni...

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Trump misspells press 'covfefe,' and Twitter takes notice

Some suggested that he meant to type "coverage". "Despite the constant negative press covfefe", Donald wrote. What was less obvious was why the tweet was not immediately deleted and replaced with ...

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Memorial Day Celebration held at Marcus Cain Park

Memorial Day Celebration held at Marcus Cain Park

Walk of Honor bricks are dedicated to veterans twice each year during Memorial Day and Veterans Day ceremonies. "The whole week we shut down to stay focused on the people and supporting everyone f...

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Angela Merkel hosts Indian leader as Germany looks to broaden global ties

Angela Merkel hosts Indian leader as Germany looks to broaden global ties

President posted on Twitter, adding, "This will change". "Very bad for US This will change", Trump tweeted on Tuesday. Although two of his close associates said "of course" President Trump support...

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Philippine military: City siege was start of extremist plan

The crisis in Marawi , home to some 200,000 people, has raised fears that extremism is growing in the southern Philippines as smaller militant groups unify and align themselves with the Islamic St...

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Bill to crack down on cyberbullying in schools heads to Gov. Abbott

The bill was approved on Friday by the Senate in response to the U.S. Supreme Court's decision last summer that prompted more than half of the state's abortion clinics to close. Only the governor ca...

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Car bombs kill 20 in central Baghdad - security sources

At least 13 people were killed and 40 wounded outside the popular ice cream shop after a vehicle packed with explosives blew up in the city's Karrada district. A 12-year-old Victorian schoolgirl was a...

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Theresa May tries to re-focus the election campaign on Brexit negotiations

Theresa May tries to re-focus the election campaign on Brexit negotiations

Ms. May's manifesto was branded the "most disastrous manifesto in recent history", by the editorial of the Evening Standard , a London weekday newspaper edited by former Chancellor George Osborne. ...

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Merkel, minister stress US ties after critical Trump tweet

The frustrations began in Brussels when Trump renewed his attack on Germany's trade surplus and vehicle exports in a private meeting with European Union officials. Martin Schulz , Merkel's main ...

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Germany extends €1 billion assistance to India; 8 pacts signed

Issues related to enhancing bilateral engagement, especially in the economic sphere, and cooperation on worldwide subjects of common concern, particularly in combating terrorism, will be discussed bet...

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Chaffetz, Comey to speak Monday

The Utah Republican, who converted from Judaism to Mormonism while a student at Brigham Young University, is the chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee , the House's main i...

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France Vows 'Immediate Riposte' to Future Chemical Weapon Use in Syria

France Vows 'Immediate Riposte' to Future Chemical Weapon Use in Syria

Macron decisively beat Le Pen, an open Putin admirer in a fraught presidential election campaign, and afterwards the Russian president said in a congratulatory message that he wanted to put mistru...

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NSW stay low-key for Origin opener

Maroons coach Kevin Walters was asked about the Blues' tactic to save energy on the eve of the clash and admitted he wouldn't be following suit. Already Hayne has scored the most amount of tries (ni...

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White House Briefing Amid Reports Of Staff Changes, Russia Developments

Kushner spoke with Sergey Kislyak, the Russian ambassador to the USA, about creating the secret line to make it easier to hold sensitive discussions about the conflict in Syria, according to a person ...

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Indian PM kicks off Europe tour in powerhouse Germany

Indian PM kicks off Europe tour in powerhouse Germany

Mr Modi's comments contrasted with Mr Trump's meeting with European Union leaders in Brussels last week, when he said that Germany is "very bad " for flooding the U.S. "It is important we join forc...

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Undercover activist arrested at Ivanka Trump shoe supplier

In a letter sent to Ivanka Trump in April, the group alleged a number of labour violations at two unnamed factories that supplies the Ivanka Trump brand, including that employees were forced to wo...

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India finalises GST rates

GST Council finalised the tax rates of 1,211 items on Thursday, May 18 in four tax slabs - 5, 12, 18 and 28 percent. Apart from that, rail, road and air transport services have been put under lowes...

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Japan urges China to do more to pressure North Korea

Japan urges China to do more to pressure North Korea

Despite worldwide pressure to back off missile testing, and threats of more sanctions if they don't comply, North Korea has launched about a missile per week for the past three weeks, and Kim has pr...

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Huge blast near embassies in Kabul

It has caused widespread damage. Najib Danish, deputy spokesman for the interior ministry, said the impact of the blast was so huge more than 30 vehicles were either destroyed or damaged. "It was a ...

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Democrats Oppose Lieberman as FBI Director

Democrats Oppose Lieberman as FBI Director

He also was the US attorney for the Northern District of Oklahoma and served in a law enforcement position in Washington during the administration of former President Ronald Reagan. The FBI will pro...

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Trump Administration Set To Pull United States From Globalist Climate Agreement

A U.S. withdrawal will be a devastating blow to efforts aimed at containing global warming since it is the world's largest Co2 emitter, but Trump has characterized climate change issue as a "Chi...

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San Jose State University Student Admits to Fabricating Abduction

San Jose State University Student Admits to Fabricating Abduction

She told police when her auto ran out of gas Friday evening in Coos County, she was able to run from to a grassy area and hide where she waited until nightfall before leaving the location. Officers wi...

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Kellyanne Conway: Jared Kushner's foreign contacts helped make Trump's trip successful

According to United States media, the secret line was never established. In a statement issued to the New York Times , Mr Trump said that his son-in-law was "doing a great job for the country". B...

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On Day Of Release, Chelsea Manning Is Still Being Misgendered

U.S. army intelligence official Ms Manning, who was born Bradley Manning, passed classified government materials to WikiLeaks . She disclosed diplomatic cables from American embassies around the wo...

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Why Trump is attacking Germany over trade

Trump has previously slammed Germany as being " bad, very bad ", most recently on Thursday over its trade practices relative to the export of automobiles to the U.S. Speaking at a joint press conferen...

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"You Tricked Me", Trump Yelled at PA's Abbas Over Incitement Lies

NGO head Avi Buskila said the rally was a protest against "the lack of hope being offered by a government perpetuating occupation, violence and racism". "Two years ago, we came very close to replaci...

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France's Macron decries Russian media's 'fake news' while hosting Putin

Mr Putin's objective of the meeting was to underscore his demands for Europe to lift sanctions against Russian Federation and to re-establish a warm relationship Russian Federation previously had wi...

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'Free speech or die': Portland stabbing suspect yells in court

'Free speech or die': Portland stabbing suspect yells in court

Christian is in custody for charges of aggravated murder, attempted murder, intimidation in the second degree and felon in possession of a weapon. Muslims in Portland , Oregon , thanked the comm...

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Merkel stresses US ties after Trump tweet

The US should provide leadership in this crucial area. He also claimed that the G7 summit in Sicily was an "outstanding success". The tit-for-tat dispute escalated rapidly after Mr Trump, at bac...

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Donald Trump appears to push Prime Minister of Montenegro in new video

US President Donald Trump has punctured any illusions that he was on a fence-mending tour of Europe, declining to explicitly endorse Nato's mutual defence pledge and lashing out at fellow members ...

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Trump Seeks To Reverse Obama's

Trump Seeks To Reverse Obama's "Wet Foot, Dry Foot" Policy For Cuba

He told TheDC in 2015 that the "concept of opening with Cuba is fine", but on the campaign trail he threatened to "terminate" deals that the Obama administration made with Cuba.The campaign trai...

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Macron Invites Putin to France, Challenges Him on Syria and 'Fake News'

In a joint news conference after the talks, the leaders said there were opportunities for their countries to work together more closely. On his part, Putin warned that sanctions against Ru...

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Macron tells Putin Syrian chemical weapons are a 'red line'

Putin said the two leaders assess many issues similarly and their relations could be "qualitatively" improved. The French leader raised another uncomfortable issue for Putin-recent independent re...

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Balloons, not North Korean drone, prompted warning shots from South

Other sources said the meeting takes place on a quarterly basis, and state officials from "the center" travel to the provinces to deliver lectures on "trends" affecting North Korea's neighbors. Acco...

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