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Dog attacked by rattlesnake on Anthem hike

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But Godwin needn't have been anxious because Todd stepped in and took a bite that was meant for her. The retriever, Todd, and his owner, Paula Godwin, were walking early Friday morning down 7th Street and Carefree Highway when Godwin nearly stepped on a rattlesnake, according to Godwin's Facebook post. Read More »

US, North Korean officials met Sunday

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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's scheduled visit to Pyongyang later this week. "He said he took care of it". He also urged North Korea to "continue (its) consultations with China" as it negotiates with the United States, the report said. Pompeo has already visited Pyongyang twice since April to meet with Kim - the first time when he was still director of the Central Intelligence Agency - and there are discussions about a possible third trip to North Korea late next week but such a visit has ... Read More »

Divers with extra supplies advance in Thai cave passageway

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China and Australia have joined the search for 12 boys missing in a Thai cave, as divers closed in on the spot where they believe the teens are sheltering. Although young rice needs water to sprout, too much will killed it off. Pumping of flooded Tham Luang cave began last week. The dramatic wait has transfixed Thailand , capturing the attention of social media users, dominating front pages of newspapers and grabbing worldwide headlines. Read More »

Young girl dies after being thrown from bouncy castle

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The girl was seriously injured and suffered a cardiac arrest when paramedics arrived, frantically trying to keep her alive with CPR . "A police cordon has been put in place at the scene whilst enquiries continue and this is likely to remain in place for the rest of the day". Read More »

Trump’s former personal lawyer says he’ll put family first

Cohen's remarks, in an off-camera interview with ABC's Good Morning America , will intensify speculation that he may be prepared to "flip" and co-operate with federal prosecutors in NY and investigators looking into Russian election interference and alleged collusion between Trump aides and Moscow. Read More »

Sen. Collins says Roe v. Wade is off-limits for Trump's SCOTUS pick

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Collins said Sunday that Trump made clear to her during their meeting last week that he wouldn't ask his list of potential replacements for Kennedy whether they would overturn Roe v. "A candidate for this important position who would overturn Roe v. Wade would not be acceptable to me because that would indicate an activist agenda that I don't want to see a judge have", she said. Read More »

European Union leaders reach deal on migration at summit

As a clash over migration threatens the stability of her governing coalition, Merkel said Thursday she doesn't expect European Union leaders to agree on a comprehensive migration plan this week. Diplomats described a tense, tortured meeting with small groups of leaders huddled together in a desperate bid to break the deadlock and avert the humiliation of heading home without having produced an agreement. Read More »

Thousands protest across U.S. over Trump immigration policies

The Trump administration says a ruling this week by a federal judge in San Diego requiring the government to reunify families separated at the border means authorities can legally keep families detained until their cases are complete. Tyler Houlton, a spokesman for the US Department of Homeland Security , welcomed interest in the immigration system and said only Congress has the power to change the law. Read More »

European Union to UK: Produce 'realistic' Brexit plan or risk failure

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She said: "We have come to positive conclusions, a lot of them around what the United Kingdom has been encouraging for some time, which is taking more action upstream in countries of origin so that we can ensure that people aren't having to make and aren't making these very risky journeys, often travelling many miles, often at the hands of the people smugglers and making the unsafe trips across the Mediterranean where we still see some people dying". Read More »

Syrian opposition talking to Russian Federation about Deraa peace deal, rebel says

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The government's offensive this month in southwest Syria has taken much of the eastern part of Deraa province from rebels, backed by a bombardment that the United Nations says has pushed 160,000 people out of their homes. "They also asked [the opposition] to put the people on the regime's detention list on trial", Jabawi said. The regime wants us to hand over everything - Daraa city, the Nasib crossing, ourselves and the heavy weapons. Read More »

Trump anti-abortion supreme court pick 'not acceptable', says Collins

Wade under threat with her vote. President Donald Trump spent Saturday engaged in a deep dive into the backgrounds of the top prospects to fill an opening on the U.S. Trump said on Friday he plans to announce his nominee on July 9 and that he has narrowed his list of contenders to about five, including two women. Read More »

North Korea Increasing Production Of Fuel For Nuclear Weapons

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The satellite photos indicate that North Korea is quickly progressing on several adjustments to the Yongbyon Nuclear Scientific Research Center. However, he added: "Work is ongoing to deceive us on the number of facilities, the number of weapons, the number of missiles". Read More »

Mattis vows strong defensive stance on N Korea

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The US-Japan alliance is vital to peace in Asia and Washington remains committed to the partnership as it pursues diplomacy with North Korea, US Defence Secretary James Mattis said in Tokyo Friday. Onodera earlier this month urged the global community to keep sanctions and surveillance on North Korea, saying it has a history of reneging on agreements. Read More »

North Korea Believed to be Increasing Nuclear Production

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Bolton said the USA has a program in the works that would allow for North Korea's nuclear program to be dismantled within a year. USA officials believe that North Korea is working to hide some of its nuclear stockpile and key aspects of its production facilities from the United States, The Washington Post reported Sunday. Read More »

French robber Redoine Faïd 'breaks free from jail' in dramatic helicopter escape

The escape on Sunday was the second time Faid had escaped from a French prison. "An armed commando group landed in the courtyard of the Sud-Francilien prison in Reau while he was in the visitors' room", the authority said. French police have nicknamed the gangster "L'Écrivain" - "the writer" - in a nod to his autobiography and subsequent media tour. He is devoted to U.S. Read More »

Multiple people injured, including chidren, in Idaho stabbing

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Timmy Kinner, 30, of Los Angeles, is seen in a booking photo provided by the Ada County Sheriff's Office on July 1, 2018. A man is accused of stabbing nine people at an apartment complex in northwest Boise Saturday night. He said the victims did not appear to have provoked the suspect. Kinner was not a refugee. Handout. / Reuters Timmy Kinner, 30, was taken into custody by police shortly after the attack. Read More »

The Supreme Court Gets Trumpier

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He says he'll introduce legislation to make clear that the USA does "not tolerate discrimination based on religion or nationality". It already has. Since the original restriction was announced last September, the government removed Chad from the list, concluding that its system for evaluating visa applicants had improved enough to meet USA standards. Read More »

Protesters across USA call on Trump to reunite immigrant families

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Some 2000 children remain separated from their parents, despite President Donald Trump's executive order ending the controversial policy . However, critics say the order did not address the issue of families already separated, with 2,342 children taken away from their parents between 5 May and 9 June alone. Read More »

Syria rebels reject Russian Federation conditions for surrender in Daraa

As Syrian President Bashar Assad pushes to retake rebel-held towns in southern Syria, Israel has reportedly set forth its "red lines" for fighting along its northern border, relaying messages through the United States and Russian Federation that it will not allow any other forces or militias to take control of the area or join together with the Syrian army. Read More »

Overcrowded bus falls into 213 metre deep gorge in India killing 48

The accident happened on the Pipali-Bhoan motorway in Pauri Garhwal's Nainidanda block. The injured were rushed to the hospital. Surendra Agrawal, an official at the Chief Minister's Office in Uttarakhand , told Al Jazeera over 50 people were on the bus at the time it crashed and that officials are investigating whether the accident was human error or a problem with the bus. Read More »

Lipstick Democratic Socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Wore Sells Out

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But one waitress has a bad memory of working with Ocasio-Cortez, 28, as Ocasio-Cortez tended bar during the very busy Cinco de Mayo celebration in 2017. Joseph Crowley (D-N.Y.) in the NY primary on June 26. According to the New York Times , it's true Ocasio-Cortez was born into the doldrums of the Bronx. Read More »

In Washington arrested the movie star Susan Sarandon, for participating in protests

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Sarandon was part of the rally which took place inside a Senate office at the Department of Justice in Washington. According to People , three hours after her arrest - hinting that she wasn't detained for too long, the 71-year-old tweeted, "Powerful, lovely action with hundreds of women saying we demand the reunification of families separated by immoral ICE policy. Read More »

Trump says will raise election meddling with Putin in Helsinki meeting

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According to Bolton, when he met with the Russian president, the latter had pledged that Russia never meddled with the United States presidential elections. US President Donald Trump refused on Friday to rule out accepting Russia's annexation of Ukraine's Crimea region when he meets his Kremlin counterpart Vladimir Putin next month. Read More »

US has plan to dismantle NK nuclear program in year, Bolton says

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North Korea has stepped up its production of nuclear fuel at multiple secret sites over the past few months, according to more than a dozen US intelligence officials who spoke with NBC News . Trump made the declaration after his June summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, during which the President promised Kim to stop the "war games" by ending USA military exercises with South Korea . Read More »

Migrants drown off Libyan coast

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The motor caught fire and water began to enter the vessel, they said. Libyan navy rescued almost 2,000 migrants in the past two weeks off the country's western coast, and recovered bodies of more than 30 others drowned at sea. While the EU leaders said the agreement on migration would bolster the bloc's external borders and improve the solidarity among member nations, European Union President Donald Tusk has said it was "too early to talk about success" in the deal on migration and warned ... Read More »

North Korea nuclear programme ‘can be dismantled in year’

Bolton said the U.S.is "going to try to proceed to implement what the two leaders agreed to in Singapore" and added that a public back-and-forth over the progress of talks is unhelpful in negotiations. The US President and North Korea's leader have finally met. "We know exactly what the risks are - them using negotiations to drag out the length of time they have to continue their nuclear, chemical, biological weapons programs and ballistic missiles", he said. Read More »

Israeli Military Sends Aid to Syrian Refugees

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The U.N. said earlier this week that some 50,000 people have been displaced, many of them heading toward the border with Jordan, which said it would keep its frontier closed to the displaced. According to the United Nations, it hosts 650,000 Syrians who have fled the seven-year civil war, but the government maintains the number is more than one million and has repeatedly insisted the country can not take any more. Read More »

French prisoner Redoine Faid escapes from Paris prison in helicopter

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Faid, 46, was reportedly assisted by at least three armed accomplices who picked him up by helicopter from the Reau prison courtyard, in the southeatern suburbs of Paris , Le Parisien newspaper reported. Faid is believed to have left by auto along with his accomplices. He had been released on parole in 2009, after spending 10 years behind bars for a series of robberies. Read More »

Comedian claims he tricked the White House into phone call with Trump

At this time Trump had been flying back from a rally in North Dakota . But Trump's son-in-law and senior advisor Jared Kushner called Melendez back and routed the call to Air Force One . The president also faced criticism a year ago for discussing the sensitive issue of how the United States should respond to a North Korean ballistic missile test while on the terrace of his Mar-a-Lago Club in Palm Beach, as waiters and curious patrons watched and snapped photos. Read More »

Immigrant mom heads to court to get her son back

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Stay up-to-date with the latest news, stories and insider events. As the White House faces court orders to reunite families separated at the border, immigrant children as young as three are being ordered into court for their own deportation proceedings, Kaiser Health News reports. Read More »

Capital Gazette Leaves Its Editorial Section Blank Day After Shooting

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But until Thursday, the attacks had been only words. The suspect, Jarrod Ramos , was arrested at the scene and has been charged with five counts of first-degree murder in one of the deadliest attacks on journalists in US history. Four journalists and a sales assistant were killed in the Thursday afternoon's bloodshed in Maryland. The shootings are believed to be the deadliest attack on journalists in the United States . Read More »

Journalist Rob Hiaasen killed in attack on Maryland paper

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The suspect in today's newsroom shooting has been identified as Jarrod W. Ramos, 38, of Laurel, Maryland, who had previously unsuccessfully sued the nespaper. The gunman was silent as he stalked the newsroom, stopping once to reload as journalists huddled in fear under their desks, Davis said in a telephone interview. Read More »

Trump reportedly wants United States to withdraw from World Trade OrganizationNaija247news

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President Donald Trump has denied that he is planning to withdraw the United States from the World Trade Organisation, but accused the global trade body of treating America "very badly". He thinks there's aspects of it that are not fair. CNN has reached out to the White House for comment. Trump is a longtime critic of the WTO who during his campaign complained that other nations had taken advantage of the US because of bad negotiating by past presidents in both parties. Read More »