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Last ditch search in hunt for MH370

Last ditch search in hunt for MH370

Ocean Infinity said it was heading to one last spot of interest before it turned back for good. Analysis of the movements of the Seabed Constructor estimated that it was still monitoring or recov...

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China Slates US Unilateralism And Protectionism After Tariff Move

China Slates US Unilateralism And Protectionism After Tariff Move

Separately, the trade row between Washington and Beijing continued this week after the Trump administration reiterated its threat of imposing tariffs on Chinese imports unless the country addressed ...

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DNA from tissue led to Golden State Killer arrest

DNA from tissue led to Golden State Killer arrest

Newly released documents reveal how investigators obtained the DNA that famously helped them reopen the decades-old Golden State Killer case. "On April 18, 2018, a surreptitious sample from DeAngel...

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Bethesda tunnel house millionaire expected to post $100K bond, feared NKorea threat

Bethesda tunnel house millionaire expected to post $100K bond, feared NKorea threat

A millionaire indicted Thursday in the death of a man who was killed in a fire while digging tunnels under a Bethesda, Maryland, home, will soon be out on bond. Beckwitt flipped a circuit breaker twic...

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United States tariffs: Steel and aluminium levies slapped on key allies

United States tariffs: Steel and aluminium levies slapped on key allies

On the campaign trail, Trump repeatedly accused China of trading unfairly and contributing to the hollowing out of America's manufacturing sector. The administration is separately moving ahead with ...

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Melania Trump's absence continues, skipping Camp David weekend

Melania Trump's absence continues, skipping Camp David weekend

The first lady, meanwhile, is staying put at the White House this weekend. Right there. She's doing great. Melania Trump is trying to tamp down speculation about why she's not been seen in public in...

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Catalan leader calls for talks with new Spain PM

Catalan leader calls for talks with new Spain PM

Both sides have indeed said they want to talk. His predecessor, the conservative Mariano Rajoy, imposed direct rule over Catalonia at the end of October after nationalists, led by Puigdemont. Newly ...

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Youth mowed down by CRPF vehicle succumbs to his injuries

Youth mowed down by CRPF vehicle succumbs to his injuries

A man died after a Central Reserve Police Force vehicle ran over three people while purportedly trying to escape an attack by protestors in Jammu and Kashmir's Srinagar on Friday, NDTV reported....

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Italy's new PM Conte begins work

Italy's new PM Conte begins work

The political upheaval that has created western Europe's first populist government this week has been dubbed Italy's Third Republic. Italy's premier-designate said Wednesday that "new possibilit...

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Trade war fears rise as countries hit by Trump steel tariffs retaliate

Trade war fears rise as countries hit by Trump steel tariffs retaliate

Nonetheless, Rangasamy warns the tariffs are concerning. Mexico's ministry of economy pledged to impose equivalent measures, and included a partial list of US goods that would face tariffs, incl...

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Visa transactions affected by service disruption

Visa transactions affected by service disruption

Business owners are angry that they are losing sales as a result. France was also exempt from the issues, according to the French Association of Bank Users (AFUB). The network disruption, while just...

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Kildare to be hit by thunderstorms amid Met Eireann weather warning

Kildare to be hit by thunderstorms amid Met Eireann weather warning

Met Éireann issued a Status Yellow warning on Thursday, which comes into effect at 9am on Friday. They're warning of high intensity rainfall amounts in scattered thunderstorms countrywide, with a r...

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Police criticise Lush advertising campaign against undercover officers

Their roles were to infiltrate political groups and collect "intelligence" about planned demonstrations and the individuals involved. The freakish stunt is in support of the Police Spies Out of Liv...

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Twitter Rips Trump for Calling Mourning Trip to Texas 'Fun'

Twitter Rips Trump for Calling Mourning Trip to Texas 'Fun'

The meeting came at the start of the U.S. president's visit to Texas . He spent time talking to the survivors and asking on what happened and what would have made a difference. Ten people , eight of...

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Psychiatrist who worked on big crime cases killed outside Arizona office

Psychiatrist who worked on big crime cases killed outside Arizona office

The suspect is described as a white man, bald and was last seen wearing a dark-colored hat with a short brim. Steven Pitt & Associates is headquartered in Phoenix, but Pitt worked on a number of n...

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Canada Retaliates With Tariffs on $12.8 Billion of U.S. Goods

Canada Retaliates With Tariffs on $12.8 Billion of U.S. Goods

But on Wednesday night, Canadian and Mexican officials learned of the impending tariffs from news reports, according to one USA industry official who spoke withPolitico. France had opposed the EU's ...

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United States warns of ability to take down Chinese artificial islands

United States warns of ability to take down Chinese artificial islands

Responding to a question about whether the US was able to "blow apart" the bases, Lt. Gen. McKenzie noted that the military has a great deal of experience in "taking down small islands" in the weste...

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Korean official meet in NY, prepare for summit

Korean official meet in NY, prepare for summit

The meeting was aimed at attempting to salvage a June 12 summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un . However, his comments were the most positive from any USA offici...

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Hurricane season officially begins in Atlantic

Hurricane season officially begins in Atlantic

Despite last week's appearance of Subtropical Storm Alberto, a full week before the "official" start of the season, the Colorado forecast reduce the number of likely storms from slightly above-averag...

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USA 'absurd' to deem Canada security risk - Morneau

Canada announced today that it will impose heavy dollar-for-dollar retaliatory tariffs on up to $16.6 billion of American imports. Hundreds of millions more is expected to be deposited in 2018 a...

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Trump announces summit with North Korea is back on

President Trump announced Friday that his on-again-off-again meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is once again on. The letter was hand-delivered to the president by senior North Korean o...

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Televangelist asks followers to buy him a $71 million private jet

Televangelist asks followers to buy him a $71 million private jet

He is now calling upon his followers to donate the money for the acquisition of the new jet. "First thing, I never think of an airplane as luxurious". Of course, Duplantis has already had three priv...

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Social media enraged over Vogue Arabia cover showing Saudi princess behind wheel

Social media enraged over Vogue Arabia cover showing Saudi princess behind wheel

Saudi authorities have so far labeled the detainees "traitors", infuriating the country's rights activists who fear additional arrests amid much-hyped reports of reforms led by Saudi Crown Prince Mo...

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USA vetoes United Nations measure to protect Palestinians

Hamas and other militants bombarded southern Israel with rockets and mortars Tuesday, and Israel responded by striking targets throughout Gaza. The initial vote was on a resolution, drafted by Kuwai...

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Pacific Command renamed in a gesture towards India

Pacific Command renamed in a gesture towards India

The name change will not lead to the shifting of U.S. military forces in the region or mark changes to the area of operations of what had been U.S. Pacific Command. The change does not mean more per...

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US Defense Secretary Mattis Slams China for Militarising South China Sea Islands

US Defense Secretary Mattis Slams China for Militarising South China Sea Islands

Mattis specifically called out Beijing's militarization of artificial islands in the South China Sea, home to some of the world's busiest sea lanes. But he says the USA welcomes cooperation with Chi...

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Jury Awards Family Of Black Man Killed By White Police Officer $4.00

Jury Awards Family Of Black Man Killed By White Police Officer $4.00

Newman, who is white, did not face criminal charges. Hill, the jury said, was responsible for 99 percent of the negligence in the case. Phillips set up a GoFundMe in the hopes of raising money f...

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Remains of Man Crushed by Rock Discovered at Pompeii

Remains of Man Crushed by Rock Discovered at Pompeii

The blast destroyed Pompeii and Herculaneum, two towns south of Naples, and left preserved numerous area's structures and human remains in ash. Mount Vesuvius famously erupted in 79 AD, killing at...

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IISc Bangalore back in world top university list, Oxford drops few notches

IISc Bangalore back in world top university list, Oxford drops few notches

Time's reputation chart is dominated by US schools that, along with Harvard, MIT and Stanford, hold 44 spots in the top 100. Bengaluru's Indian Institute of Science (IISc) has made it to the list ...

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President renews tariff threat, complicating upcoming talks

President renews tariff threat, complicating upcoming talks

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said a trade war with China was " on hold " less than 10 days ago. The White House announcement said it also would impose curbs on Chinese investment and purchas...

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U.S. allies hit back over steel and aluminium tariffs

U.S. allies hit back over steel and aluminium tariffs

Mexico came out swinging after the announcement, immediately announcing that they will meet the metals tariffs with duties of their own on U.S. imports including pork bellies, fruit, cheeses and fla...

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Russian Federation greenlit Israeli operation in Syria

Russian Federation greenlit Israeli operation in Syria

They [the agreements] stipulate that this de-escalation zone should consolidate stability, while all non-Syrian forces must be withdrawn from this area", Lavrov said. "[The Assad] regime stays in powe...

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Kim Kardashian 'very hopeful' after prison reform meeting with Trump

Kim Kardashian 'very hopeful' after prison reform meeting with Trump

Reality TV star Kim Kardashian West paid a visit to the White House Wednesday to make a star-powered case to President Donald Trump and his staff on behalf of a woman serving a life sentence for...

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British man dies after falling from plane in Turkey

British man dies after falling from plane in Turkey

A witness claimed that Mr Westlake told a Thomas Cook Airlines worker who rushed to his aid that "he just wanted it to end". A family friend said yesterday that there had been a "dispute" between Mr...

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Trump says comedian should be fired for 'horrible language'

Trump says comedian should be fired for 'horrible language'

The outrage, however, didn't work. Others, including Kathy Griffin, tweeted in support of Bee. "Why aren't they firing no talent Samantha Bee for the awful language used on her low ratings sho...

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USA vetoes United Nations resolution denouncing violence against Palestinians

USA vetoes United Nations resolution denouncing violence against Palestinians

If put to a vote, the US-proposed text was not expected to garner enough support for adoption. Around 200,000 Palestinians attended the Friday afternoon prayers at the holy Al-Aqsa Mosque on the Tem...

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FACT CHECK: Did the Trump administration really 'lose' 1475 migrant children?

FACT CHECK: Did the Trump administration really 'lose' 1475 migrant children?

The focus on the separation of children from their parents is part of a broader debate about illegal immigration. Data reviewed by The New York Times in late April says that almost 700 children, in...

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The big Visa disruption highlights the risks of our electronic payment future

United Kingdom bank NatWest said it was also looking into reports of card payments being declined. It appears that the issue has now been resolved and that Visa cards are currently "operating at clo...

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Puerto Rico Recovery Continues as New Hurricane Season Begins

Puerto Rico Recovery Continues as New Hurricane Season Begins

The primary cause of high mortality rates in the months post-hurricane was due to interruption to medical care, the study authors concluded. "It's teetering", said Hector Pesquera, Puerto Rico's c...

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A man with a knife attacked passengers of a train in Germany

A man with a knife attacked passengers of a train in Germany

Local media say that there has been at least one fatality and two injuries. Police were alerted about the incident and awaited the arrival of the train at the station. The train station has been cor...

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