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World leaders gather to honor veterans on eve of D-Day anniversary

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The San Diego veteran carried the Stars and Stripes as he leaped from a C-47 transport plane over Normandy along with hundreds of other veterans to mark the momentous wartime landing 75 years ago. Rice - a former paratrooper with the U.S. Army's 101st Airborne Division, known as the "Screaming Eagles" - trained six months for the opportunity to make the jump over Normandy one last time. Read More »

Meghan’s nice not nasty and Harry’s terrific

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So, what can I say?" The US number one also denied the existence of the numerous protests taking place in the United Kingdom in opposition to his visit. " She was nasty to me". He continued: "That's ok for her to be nasty to me, it's not good for me to be nasty to her , and I wasn't. I think he's great". Read More »

Arrests of migrants at southern border surged again in May

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Border agents apprehended 132,887 people at the southwest border in May, according to CBP data , a almost 34 percent increase from April. Agents in the Rio Grande Valley area caught 49,855 people in May, up 36 percent from the 36,729 people apprehended in April. Read More »

Sudan's opposition pleads for extra doctors to treat injured protesters

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Forty bodies have been recovered from the River Nile, a medical organisation said Wednesday, bringing the death toll from a violent crackdown on protesters by security forces to around 100. China, backed by Russian Federation, blocked a bid at the UN Security Council on Tuesday to condemn the killing of civilians in Sudan and issue a pressing call from world powers for an immediate halt to the violence, diplomats said. Read More »

Trump 'honoured' to be in Ireland as visit begins

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Trump touched down at Shannon Airport in the West of Ireland on Wednesday. "The publicity Doonbeg will get is unbelievable so farmers will cope with this", said Irish Farmers' Association chairman Willie Hanrahan. Trump said in his remarks that the two countries had a great relationship, "as good as it's been". And I don't think it is. "So I think we have the flawless right to protest". Read More »

Darwin Shooting Suspect Released On Parole In January, NT Police Say

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Of the 103 on parole, 46 were also being electronically monitored. Kershaw confirmed that the gunman had used a pump-action 12-gauge shotgun - a prohibited firearm - that may have been stolen as far back as 1997. Australia's Northern Territory Chief minister, Michael Gunner, said there were "five crime scenes, four people deceased, one injured" and described the incident as "a devastating day for the Northern Territory". Read More »

Saudi King Salman congratulates Arab, Muslim world on Eid al-Fitr

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This year's Eid times have proved controversial as the Mecca announcement used to determine the date of some United Kingdom celebrations said the crescent moon was seen on Monday. "As Muslims in Ghana and across the globe climax the end of Ramadan with the celebration of Eid-Ul-Fitr today, the NPP is pleased to congratulate them on this milestone occasion and wishes them a successful Eid (Eid Mubarak)". Read More »

Woman Died Days Before Maryland Couple At Same Dominican Republic Hotel

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Schaup-Werner and her husband had been on the island celebrating her ninth anniversary when she suddenly collapsed after having a drink, McDonald told Fox. citizens overseas". "We offer our sincerest condolences to the families for their loss", it said. Frantic attempts to revive Schaup-Werner proved unsuccessful. Read More »

Alabama legislature passes bill requiring chemical castration for child sex offenders

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The chemical castration treatment is planned to start a month before the inmate is set to be released from prison, and will continue until the court decides it is no longer necessary, according to the bill . The United States has also created a federal sex offenders register which lists everyone convicted of a sexual crime against a minor and is available online. Read More »

Veterans Parachute Into Normandy 75 Years After Storming the Beaches on D-Day

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A U.S. veteran who was parachuted into France during D-Day in 1944 defied his age on Wednesday as he recreated his courageous feat of 75 years ago as part of ceremonies to mark the famous landings. It is a stark contrast to his previous voyage through the sky, which he called "the worst jump I ever had". With the number of D-Day survivors dwindling fast, Rice said, "I represent a whole generation". Read More »

China's panda diplomacy puts a smile on 'best friend' Putin's face

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China's Alibaba, Russian mobile-phone giant Megafon, Internet group Mail.ru, and the Russian sovereign investment fund RDIF reportedly inked a deal on a joint e-commerce venture called AliExpress Russia . The partnership is yielding increasing trade, which has increased by 25 percent in 2018 to hit a record $108 billion, he said, calling China "Russia's most important economic partner ". Read More »

Australia minister in Sri Lanka stresses 'tough' asylum policy

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An Australian surveillance aircraft assisted members of the Sri Lankan Navy to rescue those on board, The Australian reported. The home affairs minister met with Sri Lanka's President Maithripala Sirisena, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and his ministerial counterpart in Colombo today. Read More »

Xi Jinping says Iran tensions worrying, calls for restraint

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I don't want that'. No, I'd rather not. If and when the time comes, Donald Trump is prepared for the " tremendous responsibility " of pressing the nuclear button, the U.S. Heinonen said that despite assertions to the contrary by the current leadership of the UN's International Atomic Energy Agency, which he left in 2010, Tehran has not been adhering to the 2015 nuclear deal. Read More »

Suspect in Virginia shooting resigned before killing 12

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Werlein said that he would have been there but had to leave to pick up his son from school because his day care was closed that day. Reportedly, Craddock was performing well in his job and was not facing any disciplinary actions . Members of Tidewater Pipes & Drums on Saturday remembered him in a Facebook post. He said he can add perspective for the people of Virginia Beach . Read More »

Virginia governor to call special session on guns

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Friday's shooting has been Northam's first major test since a scandal over a photo in his medical school yearbook almost drove him from office four months ago. Instead, Cox said Republicans intend to propose stiffer penalties for criminals who use firearms to carry out a crime. Northam said he wants to see laws passed that are similar to a legislative package he proposed in January. Read More »

Donald Trump's state visit ends with poignant D-Day commemorations

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But US political commentator Michael Goodwin has launched a broadside against the president's high-profile critics, branding them the "ignorant elite' and telling them they need a history lesson". But the "special relationship" between the two sides is also being tested over different approaches to China and Iran. May told the business breakfast that Britain will strive to strike a "wider economic partnership" with its closest trading partner outside the EU. Read More »

YouTube To Ban And Remove Extremist Content On Its Platform

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In the past, Crowder has called Maza a "lispy queer" and made other racist and homophobic comments, under the usual guise of shitposting irony that many on the far-right hide behind. In some of the videos , Crowder can be seen wearing a t-shirt bearing the slogan "socialism is for f*gs", which he also sells online. Content that "is deliberately posted in order to humiliate someone", "makes hurtful and negative personal comments/videos about another person", or "incites others to harass ... Read More »

Trump says British royal Meghan was 'nasty' to him in new interview

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But the President also heaped praise on Meghan in an interview at the weekend and said she would do an "excellent" job as a Royal. Trump added that Prince Harry "spent a lot of time talking to Ivanka and my family". ". So, what can I say?" 'It is nice, and I am sure she will do excellently. "And that's okay for her to be nasty, it's not good for me to be nasty to her and I wasn't", according to the Daily Mail . Read More »

Pelosi promises U.S. will never forget Tiananmen

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A statement from the embassy said U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's comments on the anniversary were made "out of prejudice and arrogance" and grossly interfered with China's internal affairs. The embassy then accused Canada of "flagrantly" interfering with its internal affairs while trampling "basic norms governing global relations". She said the struggle for these basic freedoms continues in China by lawyers and journalists and that Canada calls upon China to uphold its human ... Read More »

United States and Russia Spar Over ‘Unsafe’ Spy Plane Intercept Near Syria

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We expect them to behave within global standards set to ensure safety and to prevent incidents, including the 1972 Agreement for the Prevention of Incidents On and Over the High Seas (INCSEA). 'At certain stages of the route, Russian aircraft were escorted by #F22 fighter jets of the #USAF. In a statement , military officials said NORAD's "ability to deter and defeat threats" begins with "detecting, tracking, and positively identifying" non-American aircraft in us airspace. Read More »

House Democrats Pass 'American Dream and Promise' Amnesty Bill

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The House has approved a $19.1 billion disaster aid package despite earlier objections from Republicans. He urged his Republican colleagues to continue putting pressure on the White House to broker bipartisan deals with Democrats. Dutifully avoiding addressing issues at the United States' southern border, House Democrats passed a massive immigration reform bill Tuesday, granting amnesty to approximately 2.5 million illegal aliens now residing inside the United States. Read More »

Anti-Trump protests in London turn violent

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Trump will attend a luncheon with May at Downing Street. Trump said: "She was nasty to me". Before he began, Macron said: "First, let me thank you sincerely, on behalf of my nation" - drawing cheers from the crowd. "We're trying to remind the president how unwelcome he is in this country", said balloon co-creator Leo Murray. A woman stabbed the baby in the back and she was immediately escorted away by police, according to "babysitters", protesters who volunteered to guide and guard ... Read More »

Chris Evans Slams ''Homophobic'' Men Planning Straight Pride Parade

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Sahady didn't immediately respond to Yahoo Lifestyle's request for comment. "We will have the streets closed and be allowed floats and vehicles", he wrote. The guy who posted about the organizing isn't just some straight man who really wants the world to know how much he loves women-he's a far-right organizer with a love of fascist memes. Read More »

USA and United Kingdom will reach agreement on Huawei

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The President and his family were hosted at a state banquet organised by the Queen at Buckingham Palace during which he also met with Environment Secretary Michael Gove , another contender for the top job. The Times says Mr Johnson's campaign to succeed Theresa May received the backing of three "moderate" ministers. He also had a 20-minute conversation with Tory leadership frontrunner Boris Johnson by telephone, and at a joint press conference with Mrs May, said the former Foreign ... Read More »

Dramatic video captures hiker’s dizzying helicopter rescue from Phoenix mountain

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The woman was airlifted from the scene by firefighters, but the second line, which is meant to prevent spinning, snapped, leaving her spinning faster and faster as she was winched up to the helicopter. "We were doing a rescue, a hoist rescue, we do a lot of them, it was a normal rescue". Phoenix Fire Captain Bobby Dubnow said to Phoenix New Times that the victim "suffered no ill effects from that spin". Read More »

Assange hearing in Sweden to decide extradition request

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Swedish prosecutors reopened their investigation in May a month after Assange was arrested and removed from the embassy. Responding to the ruling read out by the judge at the local court in the coastal city, just north of Stockholm, the Swedish Deputy Director of Public Prosecution, Eva-Marie Persson, said in a statement: "I fully respect the court's decision". Read More »

Former Broward County Sheriff's Deputy Scot Peterson arrested

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Scot Peterson , 56, was the school resource officer at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida , during the February 14, 2018 mass shooting at the school. "There can be no excuse for his complete inaction and no question that his inaction cost lives", said FDLE Commissioner Rick Swearingen . Three weeks after the shooting, Scott signed into law a bill imposing a 21-year-old legal age requirement and three-day waiting period on all gun purchases and allowing the arming ... Read More »

Teen survives shark attack in North Carolina

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A representative of Vidant Medical Center told WCTI12 that despite the incident, Paige is still an "unwavering advocate for marine life and the animals that live in the water". She said that the teen would lose her left leg above the knee and some fingers. Despite the bad injuries she suffered in the shark attack, CBS News reports that Paige Winter is still an advocate for marine life. Read More »

It Hit Nearly 51 Degrees Celsius in India This Weekend

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In north up, western Rajasthan, Vidarbha, western Madhya Pradesh, Haryana , Chandigarh, Delhi, East Rajasthan, Pashmi up and east Madhya Pradesh, the heat wave has been troubling the masses. An Indian man rides a scooter as he covers his face to protect himself from the heat outside the India Meteorological Department office in Churu in Rajasthan June 3, 2019. Read More »

Second Black American couple found dead in Dominican Republic in two months

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Nathaniel Holmes, 63, and Cynthia Ann Day , 49, were set to head home Thursday, the day they were discovered dead at the Bahía Príncipe hotel in the Playa Nueva Romana resort, news station WBAL reported . Orlando Moore , 43, and Portia Ravenelle , 32, had planned a four-day getaway and also had posted photos of their vacation on social media, praising the trip. Read More »