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Americans vacationing in Dominican Republic, Fiji die in separate incidents

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Miranda Schaup-Werner, the first of three American tourists to die mysteriously within a week at a Dominican Republic resort, succumbed to a heart attack, the Caribbean island's attorney general said. The U.S. State Department now has a level 2 travel advisory for the Dominican Republic, which sits on an island in the Caribbean bordering Haiti. Read More »

USA hits Iran with new sanctions; petrochemicals targeted

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Late last month, Bolton said during a visit to Abu Dhabi that Iran was "almost certainly" behind the attack, without providing details or evidence. McKenzie told reporters Thursday that he is assessing Iran's stance. The remarks come a year after Washington pulled out of a deal between Iran and global powers to curb Tehran's nuclear programme in return for lifting worldwide sanctions. Read More »

Authorities: Lone wolf plotted to throw grenades at people in Times Square

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Alam, a Bangladeshi citizen and lawful permanent USA resident, was taken into custody Thursday after giving an undercover agent at least $400 for two pistols that had the manufacturers' serial number scratched off, the complaint alleges. Members of the New York Joint Terrorism Task Force - made up of Federal Bureau of Investigation agents and NYPD detectives - began tracking the man and eventually took him into custody. Read More »

Putin stands by China, criticises US, in trade, Huawei disputes

Speaking Friday at an investment forum in St. Petersburg, Putin said the USA attempt to "spread its jurisdiction to the entire world" challenges the global order. Xi called for world powers to protect the global multilateral trade system. Xi said that despite trade disputes between China and the US they are closely interdependent and neither side wants to disrupt ties. Read More »

Ita Buttrose’s ’grave concerns’ over ABC raids

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The Australian Federal Police said the warrant was in relation to "allegations of publishing classified material" and that it "relates to a referral received on 11 July 2017 from the Chief of the Defence Force and the then-Acting Secretary for Defence". Read More »

Former Vatican treasurer appears in court for appeal against abuse convictions

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He is held in special protective custody because pedophiles are regarded as being at higher risk of harm from other prisoners. Pope Francis' former finance minister was convicted by a unanimous Victoria County Court jury verdict in December of orally raping a 13-year-old choirboy and indecently dealing with the boy and the boy's 13-year-old friend in Melbourne's St. Read More »

Christopher Steele: MI6 agent to face questions on Trump Russia dossier

Top FBI and DOJ officials signed off on the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) application to spy on Page, despite evidence that Steele's dossier was unverified and that the former British spy was biased against Trump. He backed out of appearing at a national security event that was to be held in Baltimore in early March. Steele also asked the Justice Department to obtain permission from British officials before the interview. Read More »

Russian Destroyer Almost Collided With Cruiser, Says U.S. Navy

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A Russian warship and a U.S. warship have come close to collision in the western Pacific Ocean, with each side blaming the other for the incident. The Reuters report added that Russian media said the Udaloy I took "emergency action to avoid a collision" when the US ship came within 50 meters of the Russian ship. Read More »

17 including 6 Keralites killed in Dubai road accident

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The death toll was announced in tweets published by Dubai Police early on Friday. The four were discharged after first aid treatment while three others are still undergoing treatment. The cause of the accident is now being investigated by the police. Mwasalat, a government-owned bus company in Oman, said the crash involving its Muscat-to-Dubai route happened at 6pm Thursday (local time). Read More »

Leopard kills 2-year-old boy at South Africa park

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The boy was rushed to hospital at the nearby town of Shongwe by family members. Following the incident, park rangers tracked down the leopard involved and shot it dead "to remove the danger of another person falling victim". "This is the risk we live with on a daily basis as we help conserve our species for the benefit of all", said Mketeni. The park sent a delegation to the family for moral support and will offer professional counseling. Read More »

Why Prince Charles extended his private meeting with President Trump

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Trump had said that don't fulfil their responsibilities towards the environment while claiming that the United States has one of the "cleanest climates" in the world. "This is real, he believes that". He wants to have a world that's good for future generations . "If you to certain cities-I'm not going to name cities but I can-if you go to certain cities you can't even breathe". Read More »

Elderly Trump supporter pushed to ground during London anti-Trump protest

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We were unable to find comparable aerial footage of the anti-Trump protests in June 2019. In his speech, Corbyn criticized the "hatreds that are being fueled by the far-right in politics in Britain, in Europe and the United States". After coming to power, Trump has often taken anti-environment stand. Tens of thousands of anti-Trump demonstrators took to the streets on Tuesday to rally against the USA president's policies, including NHS privatisation, wars against Venezuela, Cuba, Iran, and ... Read More »

Mexico offers to send national guard to southern border to stem migration

Mexico's Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said earlier he remained optimistic about the ongoing talks with the United States on trade tariffs related to the migration crisis on the US-Mexican border. Soldiers assigned to the newly created National Guard keep watch outside the Siglo XXI immigrant detention center as part of the security measures by the federal government, in Tapachula, Mexico May 23, 2019. Read More »

Toddler killed by leopard at national park in South Africa

Residents living in and around the area are urged to be vigilant. Kruger National Park is located about 180 miles east of Pretoria. He was rushed to hospital by family members and certified dead by doctors at Shongwe Hospital. "They put him on a bed and looking into his eyes and saw no signo of life". The family are still waiting for the results of the autopsy, while the boy's remains have been released to the family for burial. Read More »

James Cleverly pulls out of Conservative leadership race

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MPs will then vote for their preferred candidates in a series of secret ballots held on 13, 18, 19 and 20 June. The MP for Braintree said that he hoped the Conservative Party would support him to deliver Brexit and quickly move the conversation on to other important issues but that it was not prepared to take a "leap of faith". Read More »

Trump threatens China with tariffs on further $300 billion of goods

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Relations between the United States and China have deteriorated since Trump accused Beijing in early May of backing out of commitments to change its ways of doing business with the rest of the world. The two countries have been at odds since July 2018 over a host of U.S. demands that the Asian powerhouse adopt policy changes that would better protect American intellectual property and make China's market more accessible to United States companies. Read More »

Ladybug ‘bloom’ shows up on National Weather Service radar

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This isn't the first time the highly sensitive radars used by the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration, the NWS' parent agency, have picked up on non-weather-related events, according to NBC News . "The observer there said you could see little specks flying by". In California, ladybugs fly down from the mountains to coastal and valley areas in the spring, according to the University of California Pest Management Program . Read More »

Day veteran gets a high-five from First Lady Melania Trump

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The US president strayed into unsafe territory last night when he appeared to pat the Queen on the back at the end of his speech at the state banquet at Buckingham Palace. Indeed, Trump has a lengthy history of attempting for royal stardust. And now, people reckon that the Queen actually threw some shade at the president, with her choice of tiara. Read More »

China says list of 'unreliable' foreign firms coming soon

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It comes as some Western countries, led by the U.S., have blocked the Chinese firm on concerns it poses a national security risk. Huawei will assist Russian telecom company MTS in "the pilot launch of fifth-generation networks in 2019 and 2020", MTS said in a statement. Read More »

Trump expects UK, US agreement on Huawei

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Photos Queen Elizabeth II greeting Mr Trump appear to show him giving the monarch a very un-regal fist bump instead of the more accepted handshake. A decision on whether to allow Huawei access to the UK's 5G network will be based on a "hard-headed" risk assessment, Downing Street has said. Read More »

House Speaker Pelosi Says She Wants Trump ‘In Prison’

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He is also accused of paying pre-election hush money to two women who claimed to have had affairs with Trump , and of violating constitutional prohibitions on presidents receiving financial benefits from foreign governments. The speaker, it seems, is attempting to thread a needle between mollifying the restive progressive base of her party and assuaging institutional Democratic establishment forces who are concerned about the possible political ramifications at the ballot box in 2020 of such ... Read More »

German nurse gets life sentence for killing at least 85 patients

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Hoegel was already found guilty of two counts of murder of patients in 2015, among other offences. His victims were aged between 34 and 96. Records at the Oldenburg hospital showed rates of deaths and resuscitations had more than doubled when Hoegel was on shift, German media said. Read More »

Trump baby blimp stabbed by supporter at London protests

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Before the meeting, Mr Trump said he expected he would ask him about Brexit and it would all work out " very well ". Security was also heavy outside the U.S. While discussing Brexit and the affect it will have on Ireland, Donald compared the post-Brexit Irish border with his own planned wall for the U.S. Read More »

Trump attends World War II commemoration in Normandy

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Dick Jansen, 60, from the Netherlands, drank Canadian whisky from an enamel cup on the water's edge, where people held moments of silence and some saluted. All five said they fear that the feats and sacrifices of D-Day are being forgotten. "They were young. They got killed". And we chased the Germans out, and coming back here is a matter of closure. Read More »

House Democrat vows swift court action in bid for unredacted Mueller report

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While the White House continues to cover up and stonewall, and to prevent the American people from knowing the truth, we will continue to move forward with our investigation. Despite her criticism, the Democrat leader acknowledged immigration reform needs to addressed with Mexico. Pelosi noted that 100 percent of voting House Democrats had supported the measure, saying, "It was not without its challenges, so I congratulate them all for that". Read More »

Woman spins uncontrollably in chopper rescue basket

Eventually, the rescue helicopter's forward motion slowed the spinning enough to bring the woman into the cabin. Arizona Police Department chief pilot Paul Apolinar said a line that was supposed to prevent spinning during a rescue had malfunctioned. Read More »