• Trump to meet Kim in Singapore on June 12
Trump to meet Kim in Singapore on June 12

The U.S. had long demanded that North Korea free the men, Kim Dong-chul, Kim Hak-song and Tony Kim , who had been held on charges of espionage and "hostile acts". At a summit in April, Kim Jong-un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in vowed to work to rid the peninsula of nuclear weapons, although the means of achieving this were not detailed a...

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  • App on top ISIS commander's phone used to capture high-ranking terrorists
App on top ISIS commander's phone used to capture high-ranking terrorists

Jamal was shown on Iraqi state television on Wednesday night, wearing a yellow prison uniform. Five senior Islamic State ( ISIS) leaders have been captured in a sting operation orchestrated by American and Iraqi intelligence. "The noose is tightening around him", Hashimi said, referring to Baghdadi, whose real name is Ibrahim al-Samarrai. Arou...

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  • Facebook just made an important decision regarding the abortion referendum
Facebook just made an important decision regarding the abortion referendum

On Tuesday, Facebook started to block ads relating to the referendum that did not originate from advertisers inside Ireland. "Our company approach is to build tools to increase transparency around political advertising so that people know who is paying for the ads they are seeing, and to ensure any organisation running a political ad is locat...

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  • Man accused of murder-for-hire plot in Greenwood Co
Man accused of murder-for-hire plot in Greenwood Co

Federal investigators say they learned of Brandon Cory Lecroy's plan in March after a confidential informant told them that the 25-year-old had reached out to a white supremacist organization and said he needed help to kill his neighbor, a federal complaint says.

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  • Death toll in Kenya dam burst rises to 32
Death toll in Kenya dam burst rises to 32

Rescue operation by people, Kenya Red Cross and Nakuru County disaster management teams went into Thursday morning and more than 40 people have been rescued from the mud and taken to hospitals. Local reports identified the failed structure as a privately owned earthen dam on a large farm. Security services have deployed choppers in areas where ...

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  • NASA Con Men Wearing Space Suits In India Paraded Around By Police
NASA Con Men Wearing Space Suits In India Paraded Around By Police

It all started three years ago, when Narendra came in contact with an individual who explained the huge profits that were to be gained by investing in the RP, which was apparently required by the likes of NASA and DRDO, no less. Narender succumbed to pressure and again entered into a MoU with the company, paying ₹5.11 million on different occasio...

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  • Ridgefield High School ranks fifth in state, 332nd in country
Ridgefield High School ranks fifth in state, 332nd in country

Mark Lundin, Blackduck's high school principal and superintendent, said the rankings were akin to the top schools with AP programs. Academy for Academic Excellence in Apple Valley was the next highest ranking school in the High Desert. Barstow High School and Academy of Careers and Exploration in Helendale each earned a bronze level, despite not ...

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  • XI Jinping took Kim Jong-UN in Dalian
XI Jinping took Kim Jong-UN in Dalian

Chinese President Xi Jinping and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un have met in China for unannounced talks ahead of an expected summit involving Kim and U.S. After Trump accepted Kim's offer to meet, Beijing quickly followed up by having Kim visit Xi . Suzanne Scholte, who chairs the North Korea Freedom Coalition, separately told The Chri...

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  • China's trade surplus with U.S. widens to $22.19 billion in April
China's trade surplus with U.S. widens to $22.19 billion in April

The meetings follow a series of tit-for-tat threats of tariffs on billions of dollars of goods sparked earlier this year by US President Donald Trump, who accuses China of using unfair practices to gain an advantage over US exporters costing American jobs.

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  • President formally appoints elected PM
President formally appoints elected PM

After failing to get enough votes from the National Assembly, Pashinyan called on supporters to block streets, airports, the railway and other public transportation. "There will be no privileged people in Armenia , period!" Opponents from the ruling Republican Party have accused Pashinyan - who says he wants good relations with both Russia...

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  • Taylor Swift treats foster families to private concert
Taylor Swift treats foster families to private concert

Swift brought the young fan a gift basket of concert gear from her tour, and stayed with her for about 20 minutes. "So maybe that can happen", McCune said in the video. "So yeah, it would mean a lot if she came". She hoped to be able to be well enough to see her idol's concert in Glendale this coming Tuesday, but her doctors refused.

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  • Google promises better verification of political ad buyers in US
Google promises better verification of political ad buyers in US

Apart from that, Walker announced , Google will release a new Transparency Report this summer. "Our work on elections goes far beyond improving policies for advertising". "Advertisers will be prohibited from running political ads - electoral or issue-based - until they are authorized". The company will, according to the Washington Post , sp...

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  • Death toll from Pakistan mining explosions climbs to 23
Death toll from Pakistan mining explosions climbs to 23

Two workers were rescued in an unconscious state, while bodies of two miners were recovered Saturday night. The seven victims were identified as Munawwar Khan, Sher Baz, Khan Badshah, Abdul Hakeem, Faizullah, Gul Fareeduddin and Muhammad Ibrahim.

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  • Hello, Childish Gambino Just Dropped The Music Video Of The Year
Hello, Childish Gambino Just Dropped The Music Video Of The Year

The video got a variety of reactions across social media from fellow musicians, journalists, and new and longtime Gambino fans. He immediately reverts back to the groove and is joined by dancing school kids, exposing a truth regarding the attention span of the masses.

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  • Don Blankenship's New Xenophobic Campaign Ad Sparks Twitter Fury
Don Blankenship's New Xenophobic Campaign Ad Sparks Twitter Fury

According to the Blankenship campaign, the offender has recently talked to his probation officer, who wasn't concerned about the economic disclosure. Some people are Korean persons and some of them are African persons. "I'd rather be in China, but the hard work and the effort and the creativity that we put into running businesses in the USA would b...

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  • Atty. Gen. Sessions Vows to Prosecute All Who Illegally Cross Border
Atty. Gen. Sessions Vows to Prosecute All Who Illegally Cross Border

We need legality and integrity in our immigration system". "That's why the Department of Homeland Security is now referring 100 percent of illegal southwest border crossings to the Department of Justice for prosecution, and the Department of Justice will take up these cases".

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  • Trump announces delegation to Israel for opening of U.S. embassy in Jerusalem
Trump announces delegation to Israel for opening of U.S. embassy in Jerusalem

No country now has its embassy in Jerusalem, instead keeping them in the Israeli commercial capital Tel Aviv. The U.S. intends to officially relocate its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem on May 14 to coincide with the 70th anniversary of Israel's establishment in 1948 - an event Palestinians refer to as the "Nakba" or the "The Catastrophe".

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"I give Jim my full support:" President endorses Renacci days before primary

He also said US protectionist trade policies and his more isolationist policies would benefit Americans. "We'll be taking care of our people", he added. "He'll be fantastic", President Trump said. At the official taxpayer-funded event, Trump also criticized Brown, saying he shares Democrats' "deep-seated" support for what he claims are looser...

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  • Casualties mount in blast at Afghan voter registration centre
Casualties mount in blast at Afghan voter registration centre

Foreign Minister Salahuddin Rabbani spoke to External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj over telephone and assured her that security forces are trying to release the abducted Indians from grip of kidnappers and ensure their security, the official Bakhtar news agency said.

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  • The World On arirang
The World On arirang

I grew up in South Korea with the knowledge of the devastation that the war inflicted on the Korean people and of how the partitioning of its families left a lasting impression on us as a people and upon our culture. The White House , meanwhile, has announced a separate meeting between Mr Trump and Moon at the White House on May 22 to "continue th...

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  • Don't Scuttle the Iran Nuclear Deal
Don't Scuttle the Iran Nuclear Deal

Iran says it has plans to respond to any move by Donald Trump to scrap the 2015 nuclear agreement, warning the United States would face "historic regret" if it abandons the deal. Trump lashed out at Kerry during his speech to the National Rifle Association in Dallas on Friday, May 4, saying his act of negotiating with Iran was "horrible".

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  • Stormy Daniels Makes Surprise Appearance on SNL - 'A Storm's a'Comin' Baby'
Stormy Daniels Makes Surprise Appearance on SNL - 'A Storm's a'Comin' Baby'

And The Associated Press writes, "In an interview Sunday with ABC's This Week , Giuliani dismissed as rumor his own statements about Trump's payment to adult-film actress Stormy Daniels , said he can't speak to whether the president lied to the American people when he denied knowledge of the silencing agreement and wouldn't rule out the presi...

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  • Thailand to face hosts UAE; tough tests for Vietnam, Philippines
Thailand to face hosts UAE; tough tests for Vietnam, Philippines

In an action-packed night graced by some of the biggest names in Asian football, the final draw also introduced a $14.8 million total prize money, the unveiling of a stunning new trophy, a cutting-edge Molten match ball and the launch of the tournament's official mascots - Mansour and Jarrah.

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  • Israelis fire tear gas, warning shots at Palestinians on Gaza border
Israelis fire tear gas, warning shots at Palestinians on Gaza border

Hamas says the protests are aimed at breaking the border blockade and pressing for the "right of return" of displaced Palestinians and their descendants. Human rights groups have consistently rejected this argument. Israel has identified other fatalities as members of terrorist groups. But you have to wait until the 7th paragraph to learn that...

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  • Terre Haute Police Officer Killed in Terre Haute Identified
Terre Haute Police Officer Killed in Terre Haute Identified

We grieve, but stand ready to battle evil and understand that life is precious and shouldn't be taken for granted. A police officer was shot to death Friday evening at a western IN apartment complex, and officers surrounded a building where they believed suspect remains barricade.

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  • Cinco de Mayo plus Sharks equals busy weekend in San Jose
Cinco de Mayo plus Sharks equals busy weekend in San Jose

Cinco De Mayo , the middle sibling of America's St. Patrick's Day through Independence Day party bender, is often misunderstood. The victory provided a significant morale boost to the Mexican people and came to serve as a symbol of the country's spirit and perseverance.

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  • Iowa 'Heartbeat' law bans abortions after six weeks
Iowa 'Heartbeat' law bans abortions after six weeks

But if death is determined when a heart stops beating, then doesn't a beating heart indicate life? "This bill is one more example of state politicians, emboldened by the Trump-Pence administration, carrying out policy after policy that strip away people's freedoms and access to care", Laguens added ."The right to control your body includes the r...

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  • South Korean president to visit United States ahead of Trump's North Korea visit
South Korean president to visit United States ahead of Trump's North Korea visit

U.S. President Donald Trump will welcome his South Korean counterpart Moon Jae-in on May 22, ahead of the scheduled meeting between Trump and the top leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) Kim Jong Un, said the White House Friday.

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  • Trump tells Pentagon to sketch out South Korea troop cuts
Trump tells Pentagon to sketch out South Korea troop cuts

An official with South Korea's Blue House disputed The Times' report, saying that a US National Security Council representative assured them that the report was "not true", according to Yonhap News . The North has historically railed against the the US's presence and threatened to retaliate against the annual joint military exercises between th...

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  • Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu Defends Iran Nuclear Claims In Face Of Criticism
Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu Defends Iran Nuclear Claims In Face Of Criticism

An Israeli official familiar with Netanyahu's telegenic style - one the Israeli leader has refined over decades in the global arena - said that the two-word headline "Iran Lied" that appeared beside him during the presentation was tailor-made for Trump's own short, pithy, rhetorical style.

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  • US Military C-130 plane crashes near Savannah airport; no survivors — Georgia
US Military C-130 plane crashes near Savannah airport; no survivors — Georgia

Senior Master Sergeant Roger Parsons, an Air Force spokesman, said at a news conference that the cause of the crash was under investigation. Dahlen said the plane was probably more than 50 years old and was headed to the 309th Aerospace Maintenance Regeneration Group at Davis Monthan Air Force Base - also known as a boneyard for old planes.

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  • At least 8 officers injured in SWAT standoff, explosion in North Haven
At least 8 officers injured in SWAT standoff, explosion in North Haven

North Haven resident Joan Mazurek, 76, a retired accountant, heard what she thought was a train at her home about a mile away from the scene - only, it was the explosion. The man had been containing his wife in the house in a "threatening fashion", according to Freda. Freda said the six officers suffered cuts, abrasions and bruises and were taken...

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  • The tree Trump and Macron planted has been placed in quarantine
The tree Trump and Macron planted has been placed in quarantine

Speaking in Australia, Macron said the current deal was "not sufficient" to halt Iran's nuclear ambitions but that it was the only deal on the table. Mr Macron's office said that Mr Trump insisted on holding the symbolic planting ceremony despite the quarantine requirement and the roots were enclosed in plastic.

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  • Netanyahu blasts Abbas for making
Netanyahu blasts Abbas for making "anti-Semitism" remarks on Holocaust

Citing books written by various authors, including communists Karl Marx, Isaac Deutscher and Arthur Koestler, and the Soviet tyrant Stalin, Abbas said: "They say hatred against Jews was not because of their religion, it was because of their social profession".

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  • Brexit War Cabinet To Hold Crunch Meeting On EU Customs Deal
Brexit War Cabinet To Hold Crunch Meeting On EU Customs Deal

Last night the BBC reported that Mrs May had asked officials to draw up revised plans for post-Brexit customs arrangements. A customs partnership- believed to be the preferred choice of chancellor of the exchequer Phillip Hammond- would see the United Kingdom collect European Union tariffs on the bloc's behalf on goods from outside countries ...

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  • Dozens killed and scores more injured by dust storm in India
Dozens killed and scores more injured by dust storm in India

Officials said the death toll may cross 50 as numerous injured were still critical. The administration has begun a an assessment of the loss caused to the standing crops across the state after the thunderstorm and rains. This disaster largely affected 3 districts in Rajasthan named Alwar, Bharatpur and Dholapur where at least 30 people were kil...

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  • Almost 30 injured after blast at north London Jewish festival
Almost 30 injured after blast at north London Jewish festival

The annual event for Lag BaOmer drew hundreds to Stamford Hill. Dramatic footage shows a large crowd gathered around a bonfire before it erupted into a fireball. Ten people were injured in London when a bonfire exploded during Lag BaOmer celebrations. Hatzola , a Jewish volunteer ambulance service in London , worked alongside Lo...

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  • China, US kick off trade talks in Beijing
China, US kick off trade talks in Beijing

USA officials say a delegation led by Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin has arrived in Beijing for talks on a festering dispute over trade and technology. But experts say China's promises of greater access often turn out to be hard for foreign companies to take advantage of because of delays or onerous requirements they need to meet.

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  • Crude oil slightly higher following recent weakness
Crude oil slightly higher following recent weakness

More importantly, higher export levels do little to insulate the USA from the whims of the global oil market. But the US-Iran relations throws up more uncertainty into the mix. To be sure, increasing oil exports improves terms of trade and is a benefit to producers. However, the rising U.S. Dollar, which could limit demand, and soaring U.S.

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  • Wells Fargo Championship tee times: Tiger Woods, Patrick Reed paired together
Wells Fargo Championship tee times: Tiger Woods, Patrick Reed paired together

Jason Day returns to Quail Hollow looking for revenge. Last year, of course , the Charlotte icon played host to the PGA Championship. Tons of trees were removed to reduce shadows on the greens. After a third place finish at the RBC, List disappointed his owners (myself included) who took him at the Valero Texas Open, missing the cut that week.

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  • Malaysia makes first arrest under fake news law
Malaysia makes first arrest under fake news law

Offenders can be fined up to 500,000 ringgit ($128,000) and face a maximum of six years in jail. Salah Salem Saleh Sulaiman was charged with posting a video on YouTube that claimed the Malaysian Police had taken 50 minutes to respond to distress calls after a Palestinian lecturer was shot in Kuala Lumpur on April 21.

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  • President Trump To Meet Southwest Flight Crew That Made Emergency Landing
President Trump To Meet Southwest Flight Crew That Made Emergency Landing

Jennifer Riordan, a 43-year-old bank executive from Albuquerque, New Mexico, was pulled partway out of the jet when a window shattered. President Trump honored Shults, the first officer and three flight attendants at the Oval Office Tuesday.

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  • Trump owes Jon Tester one heck of an apology - and his thanks
Trump owes Jon Tester one heck of an apology - and his thanks

Dr. Sean Conley, a Navy veteran, who has taken the role of Trump's personal physician after Jackson was nominated by Trump, will remain in that role. "The chairman of the Senate Veterans" Affairs Committee refused Monday to agree with President Donald Trump's criticism of the panel's top Democrat, Sen.

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  • Omaha-metro area braces for first severe weather of the season
Omaha-metro area braces for first severe weather of the season

Damaging winds, large hail and tornadoes are possible throughout this region today. The severe threat begins to ramp up significantly Tuesday. Tuesday the warmth finally moves into the Northeast. From Denver to North Platte, Nebraska to Rapid City, South Dakota, temperatures are almost 10 to 15 degrees above average for this time of the year....

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  • Sao Paulo tower used by squatters collapses in fire
Sao Paulo tower used by squatters collapses in fire

At least one person died and three others were missing, authorities said. A 26-storey building has collapsed after being engulfed in flames in Brazil's largest city, São Paulo . The governor said it was legally hard to force people to evacuate the old and decaying buildings. Witnesses heard someone calling for help on an upper floor when the bui...

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  • Armenian protest leader calls for civil disobedience after being denied PM's job
Armenian protest leader calls for civil disobedience after being denied PM's job

Armenia's parliament is scheduled to vote for a new prime minister on Tuesday, eight days after former Prime Minister Serzh Sargsyan, who ruled Armenia for 10 years, stepped down following 11 days of mass and largely peaceful protests against his continued rule in the former Soviet republic.

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  • Trump says Israeli revelations prove he is '100% right' about Iran
Trump says Israeli revelations prove he is '100% right' about Iran

Immediately after the strikes, unconfirmed reports claimed that eight Iranians had been killed. Furthermore, according to state-run Mehr news agency (MNA) Khamenei affirmed, "Today, the war room against us is the US Department of Treasury", adding, "One way of confrontation with the Islamic Republic establishment is an economic one; another way i...

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  • China and the Dominican Republic establish ties
China and the Dominican Republic establish ties

Later that year Beijing established ties with São Tomé and Príncipe after the island nation off the west coast of Africa broke with Taiwan. The last countries before the Dominican Republic to switch allegiance had been Panama past year and the African island nation of Sao Tome and Principe in 2016.

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  • Vatican Treasurer George Pell to face trial for historical sexual offences
Vatican Treasurer George Pell to face trial for historical sexual offences

Some court attendees reportedly broke into applause when Magistrate Wallington ended today's hearing. Some charges were earlier withdrawn by prosecutors. Wallington committed Pell to trial on all but one of those charges. Tuesday's committal comes after a four-week-long hearing to determine whether the allegations against Pell would go to tria...

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  • Report says WH chief of staff called Trump an 'idiot'; Kelly denies
Report says WH chief of staff called Trump an 'idiot'; Kelly denies

The chief of staff's alleged criticisms of the president have been demoralizing to aides, the NBC sources said. " In October, NBC had reported that then secretary of state Rex Tillerson - who was sacked by Trump in March - had called the president a "moron" in front of colleagues.

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