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State of Emergency and Evacuation Alert Declared for High Level

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More than 650 people have registered at an emergency reception centre set up in Slave Lake, according to a statement on that town's website . The Chuckegg Creek fire has been burning for several days, but grew substantially starting Sunday, when it covered about 25,000 hectares, to an estimated 69,000 hectares on Monday. Read More »

Celebrity chef Jamie Oliver serves time on restaurants

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The 43-year-old, who has netted £240 million during the 20 years he's been in the public eye, said he was "devastated" and "deeply saddened by the outcome". Sources said that said that more than 1,000 jobs would be put at risk by the administration, a form of protection from creditors. "And we did exactly that". Read More »

First Republican says Trump has committed "impeachable conduct"

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Amash, a frequent Trump critic, is the first Republican lawmaker to call for Trump's impeachment . "Impeachment, which is a special form of indictment, does not even require probable cause that a crime (e.g., obstruction of justice) has been committed; it simply requires a finding that an official has engaged in careless, abusive, corrupt, or otherwise dishonorable conduct", he said. Read More »

"Exit Polls Just To Discourage You": Priyanka Gandhi To Congress Workers

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Others opted to take aim at Modi critics and media outlets which tried to discredit PM Modi by accusing him of threatening secularism in the country, among other things. Shah will also meet BJP ministers on Tuesday evening. "When multiple exit polls convey the same message, the direction of the result broadly would be in consonance with the message", Mr Jaitley said in a blog post yesterday. Read More »

Trump Threatens Iran in Tweet as Tension Between Two Countries Escalate

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Trump tweeted a firm threat against Iran Sunday, days after Tehran said it would abandon parts of the 2015 nuclear deal and President Hassan Rouhani demanded protection from old and new USA sanctions . Earlier Monday, Trump blasted a media report, which he did not identify, that he said had falsely claimed his government was trying to initiate talks with Tehran . Read More »

Austria to hold snap elections in September, says Chancellor Kurz

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Recall that the scandal broke out in Austria after the Suddeutsche Zeitung and Spiegel published a video in which Strache at a resort on the island of Ibiza was talking to a Russian who introduced herself as the niece of an oligarch from the Russian Federation and called herself Alyona Makarova. Read More »

Andrea is 1st named storm of Atlantic season

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It poses no threat to South Florida or the US, though people with interests in Bermuda will want to monitor this system. Although hurricane season officially begins June 1, the past 4 hears have has three preseason tropical storms in May. Read More »

Accused New Zealand mosque shooter charged with terrorism

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New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Arden had described the mosque killings as "a well-planned terrorist attack". As the case is before the courts no further commentary will be made by police, Crown Law or the Christchurch Crown Solicitors office on the charges, Bush said. Read More »

Paul Rudd plays ‘boring gay man’ Pete Buttigieg on SNL

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Pete Buttigieg got an enthusiastic reception at a Fox News town hall Sunday where he explained the importance of restoring moral authority to the office of president and appointing judges that back reproductive rights. The presidential hopeful didn't shy away from the problems Democrats have with Fox News. "We're talking about women who have perhaps chosen a name, women who have purchased a crib, " he said . Read More »

US warship sails in disputed South China Sea amid trade tensions

The tough talk capped a week that saw China unveil new retaliatory tariffs in response to a USA decision to raise its levies on $200 billion of Chinese imports to 25% from 10%. The US Navy regularly conducts " freedom of navigation operations" to challenge Beijing's vast claims in the sea. A USA military spokesman confirmed United States destroyer Preble carried out the operation. Read More »

Tourists flee bus wreckage in Egypt as explosion injures 17

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The minister paid a visit to El-Haram Hospital where those injured where being treated. The blast occurred near the world-famous Giza pyramids, as a bus carrying 28 South African tourists was passing. Authorities have rushed to claim that the situation is under control although no group claimed responsibility for the attack and the culprits have yet to be apprehended. Read More »

Chicago pregnant teen distracted with photos before slain

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All three are being held without bond. Authorities said she had made the arrangements with Clarisa through the "Help a Mother Out" Facebook group. In a bond court document , prosecutors say Desiree Figueroa was surprised to hear her mother say she was pregnant in October, 2018, since Clarisa's fallopian tubes had been tied. Read More »

Milkshakes become weapon of choice in UK against Brexit politicians

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Laughs can be heard from members of the public as Mr Farage berates his security team for not acting faster to his attacker. Northumbria Police confirmed Paul Crowther had been charged after the incident involving the Brexit Party leader while he was on a walkabout in the north east yesterday. Read More »

Florida prepares for influx of immigrants from Mexico border

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GREG ALLEN, BYLINE: The sheriffs in the two Florida counties, Broward and Palm Beach , were notified earlier this week of the plans. Bradshaw told Rubio that U.S. In addition, the Florida Department of Health in Palm Beach County said it's ready to respond, however at this time it's awaiting more detailed information from the federal government. Read More »

N Korea Asks UN Chief to Address Ship Seizure by 'Gangster' US

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The funds will go toward providing nutrition for North Korean children and pregnant women, according to the report. Water was running out in the country's lakes and reservoirs, said the paper, the official mouthpiece of the ruling Workers' Party, adding: "The ongoing drought is causing a significant effect on the cultivation of wheat, barley, corn, potatoes and beans". Read More »

16-year-old illegal immigrant dies in Border Patrol custody

The boy, identified by officials as Carlos Gregorio Hernandez Vasquez, told Border Patrol he wasn't feeling well on Sunday morning and was diagnosed with the flu later that day. What did the agent text about immigrants? In addition to hitting Lopez Aguilar, Bowen was also accused of filing a false report about the incident, claiming that he had been unfamiliar with the acceleration of the vehicle he had been driving and that he wasn't certain if the truck actually struck the 23-year-old. Read More »

Alabama passes most restrictive abortion law in US

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Several of the Democrats who are competing for the right to challenge Trump in 2020 have come out against Alabama's law and other state moves to impose new abortion restrictions, vowing to protect abortion rights through national legislation or, if elected, their Supreme Court nominees. Read More »

Eiffel Tower climber grabbed after sparking evacuation

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At 2.17pm local time, Claire Murphy tweeted: "Some kind of security incident at the Eiffel Tower ". The Eiffel Tower has been evacuated after a man tried to scale it. Last week, France celebrated the 130th anniversary of the Eiffel Tower's public opening in 1889 - marking the milestone with a laser light show that retraced the monument's history. Read More »

"Overwhelming Military Response Needed": Graham Urges Trump "Stand Firm" On Iran

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Washington on Wednesday pulled non-emergency staff members from its embassy in the Iraqi capital Baghdad out of apparent concern about perceived threats from neighboring Iran , to which Iraqi Shiite militias are allied. sanctions. Bolton told Fox News a year ago when he took over as national security adviser, he's not calling the shots. Bolton's views on Iran are well-documented, the official said, but stressed, "He has no illusions". Read More »

United Nations concerned about rising US-Iran rhetoric

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United Nations officials are holding contacts with the U.S. and Iran at various levels to try to calm the situation, said Dujarric, but he did not provide details of those talks. military commanders he did not want to go to war and, in fact, wanted to reduce bilateral tensions. The president's tweet also came as some corporate media outlets and commentators have portrayed Trump as a lone voice against war with Iran in a White House filled with hawks. Read More »

DOJ: McGahn 'absolutely immune' from subpoena

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To support its decision, the White House provided a Department of Justice legal opinion . A federal district court judge in Washington sided Monday with Congress in President Donald Trump's lawsuit to block lawmakers from getting eight years of his financial records from an accounting firm. Read More »

Swedish Prosecutors Request Detention Order Against Assange

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Earlier, WikiLeaks said United Nations officials and Assange's lawyers were stopped from being present to witness the " illegal seizure of property", which has been requested by the USA authorities. Sweden dropped the charges back in 2017, after it became clear that Assange meant to stay as long as possible in the Ecuadorian embassy in London. Assange, an Australian national, took refuge in the embassy after fighting unsuccessfully through the British courts to avoid extradition to Sweden. Read More »

Texas transgender woman seen in videotaped attack found dead

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Sunday as a positive identification was not immediately possible as there was no identification on the body, he said. Police responded to a report of a shooting in the 7200 block of Valley Glen Drive at around 6:40 a.m. "This time, I can stand before you, where in other scenarios, we're at a memorial", she said . Waddington said Sunday that the department was still working to identify other assailants in the video while calling on the public for help. Read More »

A Texas girl was abducted and thrown into a vehicle, police say

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An eight-year-old girl snatched off the street in front of her mother was found safe seven hours later in a Texas hotel room before police arrested a 51-year-old suspect in her kidnapping. that Salem Sabatka was found safe at a hotel in the Fort Worth suburb of Forest Hill and that a suspect was in custody. "It's a phenomenal feeling", he said. Read More »

Newpaper: Deutsche bank staff eyed Trump, Kushner transactions

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Multiple transactions, some involving Trump's now-shuttered foundation, set off alerts in a computer system that detects potentially illegal activity, the employees said . Last year, German market watchdog Bafin took the unprecedented step of naming audit firm KPMG as an independent supervisor of Deutsche's progress on squeezing out money-laundering and other illicit activities. Read More »

Explosion targets tourist bus near Giza Pyramids

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With the impossibility of deploying policemen around the clock on every street corner, Egypt has been making growing use of security cameras to monitor roads and tourist sites, but not enough. The attack took place near the Grand Egyptian Museum, which when completed will replace the National Museum that houses the country's greatest treasures. Read More »

Trump Plans to Delay Tariffs on Auto Imports

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The president has dusted off a rarely used weapon in the USA trade war arsenal - Section 232 of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962 - to investigate whether auto imports are a threat to US national security, justifying tariffs. Chamber of Commerce slammed the findings. On Friday, Trump continued his rhetoric attacking foreign imports from the EU. "We won't anymore once we get this passed". Read More »

Austrian president calls for September snap elections

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Conservative Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz pulled the plug on Saturday on his coalition with the far-right Freedom Party after a damaging video prompted its leader to step down as vice chancellor. Polls before the latest turn of events suggested Strache's Freedom Party would take four of Austria's 18 seats in the European chamber. But "HC", his striking blue eyes matching the party colours, restored its fortunes and in elections in 2017, the FPOe won 26 per cent-double the score of ... Read More »

Eiffel Tower locked down amid reports man climbs landmark

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To avoid a long wait, we advise people to postpone their visit'. A number of tourists inside the tower were told to stay in place as police negotiated with the man. "We are sorry for the inconvenience". The company that operates the 984-foot-tall tower, which just celebrated its 130th anniversary, said it was standard procedure to evacuate the tower under the circumstances. Read More »

Back to the drawing board: Brexit compromise talks fail

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May points out that she struck a divorce deal with the European Union , but it has been rejected by Parliament three times , even by numerous same lawmakers who backed Brexit in the referendum. Approximately 21% of voters who supported Labour in the 2017 general election now back the Lib Dems in the European elections, which is likely a result of Jeremy Corbyn's commitment to implement Brexit. Read More »