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Detained immigrant takes his own life in Texas jail cell

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Marco Antonio Muñoz, 39, crossed into the U.S. from Mexico with his wife and 3-year-old son on May 12 near Granjeno, a town where Central American families seeking asylum often turn themselves in to U.S. They said they checked on him every 30 minutes and at least once more during the morning shift before they eventually found him unresponsive on the floor. Read More »

World Leaders React to Trump’s Bizarre Attacks On Canada

Mr Trump's salvo capped a rollecoaster two days of controversies that began with his suggestion Russian Federation be readmitted to the G7, then what a French official described as a "rant" full of "recriminations" against U.S. President Donald Trump's top economic adviser Larry Kudlow accused Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of "betrayal", after Trudeau defended Canada against Trump's proposed tariffs and announced that he would be moving forward with retaliatory measures against ... Read More »

Boy, 14, dies after crashing vehicle in Co Donegal

It is understood Jamie had taken the auto from his home outside Moville and driven it to the dirt road just before 5pm where, a short while later, he lost control of the vehicle and was killed instantly. People have been paying tribute to Jamie and offering their condolences to his family on the school's parents' association Facebook page . "My thoughts and prayers are with all your family and friends". Read More »

Prince Harry and Meghan to visit Australia in October for Invictus Games

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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have confirmed they will visit Australia on an official tour later this year. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has also released a statement welcoming confirmation that the popular royal duo will make their first official visit together to New Zealand , around the time of the Invictus Games held in Sydney . Read More »

Trump trade adviser: ‘Special place in hell’ for Trudeau

He also defended the wisdom of his controversial tariffs, saying that the USA would win a trade war against its allies because "they do so much more business with us than we do with them". "To my friends in Canada , that was one of the worst political miscalculations of the Canadian leader in modern Canadian history", Navarro added. "That's what weak, dishonest Justin Trudeau did". Read More »

Guatemala volcano eruption: Guatemalans bury dead after deadly Fuego eruption

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All told, 18 members of the family died or disappeared in the disaster. At least 109 people were killed by a massive eruption on Sunday that buried villagers in scalding ash, gas, with some dying later in hospital from their burns. At a shelter set up in a school in the nearby city of Escuintla, Nohemi Ascon, 41, waited Thursday. The previous toll was 99. Chavez's younger brother was angry that there were no longer any disaster workers at the scene while a little way downhill heavy ... Read More »

Kim Jong-un, Trump arrive in Singapore ahead of landmark summit

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Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong will be meeting Kim later on Sunday , according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. DPRK is the acronym for the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, the North's formal name. The BBC report, quoting US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis, stated that North Korea will "receive relief" from the grip of United Nations sanctions only when steps to denuclearization are taken. Read More »

Police in German town say suspect confessed to killing girl

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Police said the body of Susanna Maria Feldman was found buried on the outskirts of the town Wednesday. Iraq has extradited a 20-year-old Iraqi suspected of raping and killing a 14-year-old girl in Germany last month, German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer said on Saturday. Read More »

A Fox News anchor apologized after accidentally calling Trump a 'dictator'

Speaking with ten-day White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci , Huntsman memorably captioned the moment: "This is history". President Donald Trump has quite the record for raising eyebrows with his frequent praise of the world's most notorious dictators and strongmen, including Russian President Vladimir Putin and Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte. Read More »

US Air Force fighter jet crashes off Okinawa; pilot ejects

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Last month, an Air Force training jet crashed in MS during a routine training flight. Both pilots ejected safely. Lucas Tomlinson is the Pentagon and State Department producer for Fox News Channel. Japanese coast guard and self-defence forces responded to the incident, reportedly dispatching an urgent rescue team to the crash site. There are roughly 50,000 United States military personnel based in Japan, about half of them in Okinawa. Read More »

It Destroys Land-to-Sea Hamas Tunnel in Gaza

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The Israeli military has come under intense worldwide criticism for permitting its forces to open fire on unarmed protesters in Gaza. Although they did not manage to reach civilian areas, the infiltrations caught Israel off guard, with one attack killing five soldiers and terrifying the local population. Read More »

No G7 return for Russia without Ukraine 'progress': Merkel

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Merkel spoke following a meeting with the leaders of Italy, Britain and France which came in the aftermath of US President Donald Trump's call to readmit Russian Federation. Now...we are going to fix that situation. "These are jointly shared principles, although the pitfalls lie in the detail", she said. "Now, the relationship that I've had is great, so you can tell that to your fake friends at CNN". Read More »

France Calls Out Donald Trump's 'Fits Of Anger' After G7 Outburst

Trump negotiated in good faith on the communique agreed by the other members of the G7, only to have Trudeau criticize USA policy after he left, Kudlow said . Trump retracted his endorsement of the final statement from the G7 , tweeting on Air Force One on the way to Singapore that he had instructed USA representatives "not to endorse" the missive. Read More »

Valedictorian's Speech Cut Off As She Speaks About Sexual Assault On Campus

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Which is why even when some people on this campus, those same people -". "I thought this is a public school with freedom of speech". "Throughout my whole case, the administrators told me their jobs were on the line", she said. They reportedly went as far as pulling her out of a class to give her a warning. But the night before commencement, as she watched Martin Luther King Jr. Read More »

Natural disaster felt in York and North Yorkshire

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The BGS said it had received reports including how "the whole house shook for a couple of seconds", "heard a rumble with a simultaneous trembling", "the bed started to shake", "the radiator jolted" and someone who "thought it was a lorry crashing outside". Read More »

Spain's Basques form human chain calling for independence vote

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Last month, the separatist group Eta, which had been fighting for Basque independence, formally announced it was disbanding, nearly exactly 50 years after claiming its first victim. The event was also created to show support for Catalonia several of whose pro-independence leaders were jailed or else fled overseas in the aftermath of last year's referendum which Madrid said was unconstitutional. Read More »

Seven Shot During Raucous Party at North Hollywood Home

Authorities responded to multiple noise complaints about a house party shortly before 1 a.m.in the 12700 block of West Tiara Street. When they arrived, they saw people running from a house as gunshots were fired. The lieutenant told KTLA the residence might have been rented through Airbnb, and that close to a hundred people attended the party. At least 100 people were at the party and the participants came from as far as the Inland Empire and the South Bay, said Toledo, adding that some ... Read More »

Tel Aviv Pride Parade 2018 expects record number of people

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The parade is the region's biggest gay pride event, showcasing Israel's place as a rare beacon for LGBT rights in the Middle East . A crowd of 250,000 attended Tel Aviv's 20th annual Pride Parade, which featured a performance by Israeli Eurovision victor Netta Barzilai. Read More »

Report Alleges Australian Forces Committed War Crimes In Afghanistan

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The interviewees, who were not named, described a cover-up culture that protected people. "They follow orders, and those orders lead to consequences". The allegations are now under investigation, conducted by Judge of the Supreme Court of New South Wales in Australia Paul Brereton, according to the newspaper. Read More »

Gaza border protests: 4 Palestinians killed

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The tunnel provided Hamas covert access to the Mediterranean coast, though it did not actually reach Israeli waters, stopping 3 kilometers short of the northern border with Israel, IDF spokesman Lt. Israeli aircraft on Saturday launched an attack on Gazans preparing incendiary balloons as part of the Hamas-led March of Return protests along the border with Israel. Read More »

China’s Trade Surplus With US Widens

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While the deal to allow ZTE to restart business removes one irritant in the US-China relationship, Trump's main concern is cutting his nation's persistent trade deficit. With the wider world, Chinese demand has outpaced its shipment growth, with its surplus of $24.9bn for the month down 38.9% from a year ago. United States data show the goods trade deficit with China rose to a record US$375 billion a year ago. Read More »

Fire breaks out at ballot warehouse in Baghdad

He said it was one of four storage facilities for ballots on the site, belonging to Iraq's Trade Ministry, and that the three depots with the majority of returns had been spared. Smoke rises from a storage site in Baghdad, housing ballot boxes from Iraq's May parliamentary election, Iraq June 10, 2018 . Firefighters were attempting to control the fire at the storage site, which housed ballot boxes of the al-Rusafa district in the east of Baghdad. Read More »

Man dies, woman seriously injured after Cork assault

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A MAN has died and his partner left seriously injured after being attacked by a group of armed men at the man's home in Co. The men, who were carrying weapons, entered the house and seriously assaulted the man and his partner, whose injuries are not life-threatening. Read More »

3 dead in south of Saudi Arabia from missile attack - state media

The RSADF has repeatedly intercepted ballistic missiles launched by the Houthis to target Saudi civilian and populated areas. The Iran-backed Houthi rebels have ramped up missile attacks against neighboring Saudi Arabia, which leads a military coalition that has fought the insurgents since 2015. Read More »

France warns Trump over 'fits of anger' after G7 statement u-turn

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The next day Kudlow, and one of his top aides on trade, Peter Navarro, slammed Trudeau and accused him of a backstabbing "betrayal" of Trump. In an interview with CNN, Mr Bornstein said the 2015 letter suggesting that Trump would be the "healthiest individual ever elected to the presidency" was not his professional assessment. Read More »

German-Jewish girl, 14, found raped and murdered

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Both were murdered by "underage" asylum seekers who turned out to be adults. Police said another suspect in the case, a 35-year-old male Turkish asylum-seeker, had been arrested. A picture of Susanna Maria Feldman is placed among flowers at a makeshift memorial at the site where the 14-year-old girl has been allegedly raped and murdered by an Iraqi asylum seeker. Read More »

Hague court judges overturn ex-Congo VP Bemba's war crime convictions

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In 2016, Mr. Bemba was originally sentenced to 18 years in prison , after the Chamber found him "guilty beyond reasonable doubt" as a military commander responsible for two counts of crimes against humanity (murder and rape) and three counts of war crimes (murder, rape, and pillaging) committed in the Central African Republic between October 2002 and March 2003. Read More »

Man wanted for kicking person lying on SF sidewalk

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He had a cellphone in his left hand a slim briefcase in his right. He then continued walking in the same direction. He comes back up Leavenworth later on in the video and can be seen kicking a homeless man twice. Metro.co.uk has contacted San Francisco Police for a comment. The city of San Francisco has one of the highest number of homeless people in the USA, with an estimated 7,000 people living on the streets or in shelters. Read More »

This Year’s Theme, Celebration and Everything You Need To Know

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Guterres urged world leaders to tackle other problems in the ocean as well. No matter your age, gender, profession, religion or political persuasion, one thing we can all agree on is that plastic in the ocean is a Bad Thing . This year, The Ocean Project issued a request for citizens around the world: "Will you stop using single-use plastic bags, bottles and straws to help our ocean?" No more plastic shopping bags, drinking straws and earbuds. Read More »