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Hawaii volcano: Kilauea crater rocked by 5.5 magnitude quake

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A report from the U.S. Geological Survey's Hawaii Volcano Observatory said lava "continues unabated" from Fissure 8, near the most populated area, with lava shooting as high as 200 feet . The entire neighbourhood of Vacationland on Big Island has now been covered in lava. "So if you combine the three of them (Kapoho, Vacationland and Leilani), we're talking about 600 homes", he told reporters. Read More »

YouTube series star found fatally stabbed in Bronx

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Fleming played "Tye Banga" on the YouTube crime drama series, "848", which gets tens of thousands of views per episode. When she tried to enter his place, she found him lifeless on the floor, surrounded by blood. He loved his kids and his family". While the New York Police Department has begun its investigation into possible suspects and motives, Fleming's family members and friends had nothing but positive things to say about him-describing him as a good man, a hard worker, and a good ... Read More »

Mueller charges Manafort's right-hand man Konstantin Kilimnik

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The court filings accuse Manafort, Gates, and Kilminik of engaging "in a multi-million dollar lobbying campaigning" at the direction of Viktor Yanukovych, the former Russia-aligned Ukrainian president from 2006 until 2014. He has pleaded not guilty to charges related to his failure to disclose his USA lobbying work for a foreign government and to bank fraud and other financial crimes. Read More »

Trump's late arrival at G7 puts meeting with Macron on hold

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That's why he sees it as such a great and brilliant victory that he pulled us out of a series of worldwide agreements: the Trans-Pacific Partnership, the Paris Climate Accord, the Iran nuclear agreement. That resulted in the an overall $8.4 billion surplus in goods and services with Canada in 2017, according to the U.S. Trade Representative's office . Read More »

Trade spat looms as Trump heads for hostile G7

Even Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and France's President Emmanuel Macron , who had tried to forge friendships with the unpredictable USA leader, made it clear that they would prefer no consensus to a climb down on trade. "It used to be the G8, because Russian Federation was in it, and now Russia's not in it", said Trump, speaking to White House reporters before leaving Washington . Read More »

Toronto Crack Mayor's Brother Wins Ontario Election

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The Canadian Broadcasting Corp projected that Ford's party would win the majority of seats in the provincial legislature, giving Ford broad powers to pass legislation. Supporters of Andrea Horwath's NDP Party wait with bated breath for Ontario election results from the orange headquarters in Hamilton, Ont. on Thurs. Read More »

G7 leaders meet amid fear of a global trade war

Macron launched the offensive on Thursday at a joint news conference with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. In today's postings, Trump says he is heading to Canada for G7 talks that will mostly centre on the longtime, unfair trade practices aimed at the United States. Read More »

Secret Obama deal let Iran briefly convert money to dollars

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What's more, they dismissed the report as another example of a faulty approach to Iran policy by Republicans and by President Donald Trump, who last month withdrew the USA from the landmark 2015 nuclear accord. "Sanctions are a vital foreign policy tool, and the US government should never work to actively undermine their enforcement or effectiveness", said a statement from Portman. Read More »

Melania Trump First Official Look Following Surgery

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Last month, the National Football League announced it will allow players to remain in the locker room while the anthem plays but will fine players and other personnel on the field who "do not stand and show respect for the flag and the anthem". Read More »

Alligator drags woman walking her dogs into pond in Florida

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But when she looked back, the woman was gone and the dogs were still there, one of which had a fresh wound. Broward County Animal Care officers and Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission have also arrived at the scene. The park is surrounded by homes. Florida was the scene of a fatal alligator attack in June 2016. According to the wildlife commission, the likelihood of a Florida resident being seriously injured during an unprovoked alligator incident in Florida is roughly only ... Read More »

Kaepernick expected to subpoena Trump, Pence

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Robert Mueller's team has been reported to be considering a subpoena for Donald Trump for months, but there's a chance a football player may beat Mueller to the punch. This one lifts me'. 'I think that's good, ' Trump said of the policy in an interview with 'Fox & Friends.' 'I don't think people should be staying in the locker rooms, but still I think it's good. Read More »

Inspector general report says James Comey defied authority, chastises Loretta Lynch

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The Justice Department's watchdog report says former FBI Director James B. Comey defied authority and it chastises former Attorney General Loretta Lynch for her handling of the Clinton email probe, according to ABC News . The hearing is titled, "Examining the Inspector General's First Report on Justice Department and FBI Actions in Advance of the 2016 Presidential Election". Read More »

GOP Senators Want To Limit Trump's Power On Trade

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Speaking to reporters , Nelson says McConnell's real intent is to block Democrats in competitive elections from hitting the campaign trail. The lawmakers will get a vacation for the first week of August and will be expected to work the rest of the month. Read More »

Mom, boyfriend sentenced in boy’s ‘beyond animalistic’ death

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The boy's mother, Pearl Sinthia Fernandez , was sentenced to life in prison for her role in the death of her son, Gabriel. Her boyfriend Isauro Aguirre is seen left in an orange jumpsuit on Thursday. The prosecutor has two young children and has said that the case hit close to home. In a statement, District Attorney Jackie Lacey said the case "showed how evil cannot only inflict lasting damage to those who loved Gabriel but our society as well". Read More »

Israeli Forces Kill Yet Another Tamimi Family Member

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Avichay Adraee, the Arabic-language spokesperson for the IDF, tweeted on Thursday. An IDF spokesman confirmed on Twitter that they did indeed shoot a Palestinian man, who was confronting soldiers with 10 others, while they were conducting an arrest in the village northwest of Ramallah . Read More »

Wynne resigns as Ontario Liberal party leader

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Progressive Conservative Leader Doug Ford capped an improbable rise to power Thursday, winning the Ontario election with a majority government and banishing Kathleen Wynne's Liberals into political oblivion after nearly 15 years in office. Read More »

Guatemala toll hits 109, rescue suspended

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The agency said seven of the latest victims were in a temporary morgue installed close to the impact zone, in the now-devastated community of San Miguel Los Lotes in Escuintla, south of the capital Guatemala City. The United States announced it was sending emergency aid, including financial resources, to help meet food, water and sanitation needs. Six children who have been burned by the volcanic eruption in Guatemala are at Shriners Hospital in Galveston receiving treatment. Read More »

Austria to expel clerics in crackdown on political Islam

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Austria's recent decision to shut down seven mosques and expel a number of imams aims to "marginalize Muslim communities in Europe", Turkish Presidential spokesman İbrahim Kalın stated on June 8. ATIB itself condemned the photos at the time, calling it a "highly regrettable" event and saying it was "called off before it had even ended". Kalin, the spokesman for President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, suggested the decision was part of efforts to "normalise Islamophobia and racism", which he ... Read More »

Trump says he's considering pardon for Muhammad Ali

Ali refused to enter the military during the Vietnam War, declaring himself a conscientious objector. Ali successfully appealed to the US Supreme Court, which overturned the conviction in 1971 when it found the Department of Justice had improperly told the draft board that Ali's stance wasn't motivated by religious beliefs. Read More »

Thousands flee as Guatemala’s Volcano of Fire erupts again

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However, the prospects of finding any more survivors was poor, he said. Bulldozers and heavy machinery clearing the ash is even visible in the images. But the life they knew was gone. A lucky few, like retiree Pantaleon Garcia, was able to load his grandchildren into the back of a pickup with a jug of water and some food, to go to stay with relatives in another town. Read More »

Orlando family gets alligator surprise while using backyard Slip 'n Slide

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The real alligator was just metres away. Oblivious to the danger, Ms Mojica continues her (now ironic) commentary: 'Wrangling gators. And if you happened to spot it the first time, then kudos to you. "They say they are afraid". The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission has warned that in warm temperatures, the state's estimated 1.3million gators become more active - and should be treated with 'caution and respect'. Read More »

Korean tourist survives six days in Queensland bush with no food

She was found in a narrow ravine next to a waterfall, dehydrated and suffering exposure, about 12.15pm on Thursday by a contingent of soldiers and police. If you have information for police, contact Policelink on 131 444 or provide information using the online form 24hrs per day. 'She's a really good young woman. Read More »

Alice Marie Johnson released from prison, thanks Trump for commuting sentence

Alice Marie Johnson is serving a life sentence in prison for first-time, nonviolent drug offenses. In May, Mic reported that Kardashian West was in talks with the White House to secure a commuted sentence for Johnson. "I'd like to tell President Trump that I am so grateful for everything that you've done for me and my family", she said. The president commuted her sentence , a move the Justice Department had resisted under President Obama. Read More »

Women win big in primaries

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Republican John Cox stands little chance of becoming California's next governor, but he will square off against Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom Nov. 6. Despite all the talk of the fading of party influence on politics, Tuesday results show that's not the case - both parties held strong sway over voters. Read More »

Cessna plane with 10 on board goes missing

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Rescue teams from police, Kenya Wildlife Service and responders concentrated the area stretching to Aberdares forest after signals showed it could be there. The two pilots were redirected to JKIA and were to land through Utawala direction. Search for the plane, its crew and passengers is still ongoing. Read More »

Death toll from Guatemala volcano eruption raised to 25

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The charred bodies of victims laid on the steaming, ashen remnants of a pyroclastic flow as rescuers attended the badly injured victims in the aftermath of the eruption . Dense ash blasted out by the volcano shut down Guatemala City's worldwide airport, civil aviation said. Fuego, or "Fire" in Spanish, lies about 25 miles (40 km) southwest of the capital, Guatemala City , near the picturesque colonial city of Antigua, a UNESCO world heritage site . Read More »

The best universities in the world, according to QS

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Using a points system, QS then rates the universities out of 100. This report coincides with the figures revealed by the recent QS report, recognising the Dubai-Sharjah-Ajman region among the world's top 100 destinations for students. The University of the Philippines remained the country's top university despite a dip in its ranking, according to the latest world university ranking of a United Kingdom-based group. Read More »

Henri van Breda gets three life sentences for family axe murders

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The 23-year-old was convicted of three counts of murder and one of attempted murder last month. He was also declared unfit to possess a firearm. Van Breda's defense lawyer has applied for leave to appeal. The scrutiny on van Breda was intense in the Cape Town court. The violence was gratuitous. "I'm searching for some human factor that to some degree diminishes the sheer seriousness of these crimes". Read More »

Trump praises EPA chief Pruitt under fire for ethics, spending

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But you have done - I tell you, the EPA is doing so well. House Democrats have been calling for Pruitt to be fired for months. Scott Pruitt is still employed by the Trump administration. Pruitt is the subject of more than a dozen federal investigations into his lavish spending on travel and security, his dealings with subordinates and other matters. Read More »

Trooper stops retired cop who delivered him 27 years ago

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Interest piqued, Bailly asked the trooper where he grew up. When Mr Patterson told him he had grown up on Poe Place, Mr Bailly said he remembered the street because he helped deliver a baby there 27 years ago. "Needless to say, Trooper Patterson, Matthew Bailly, and both of their families were ecstatic about the reunion", New Jersey State Police write. In Oct. Read More »