• 1 dead, 3 hurt in Southern California building explosion
1 dead, 3 hurt in Southern California building explosion

It blew out walls and windows, heavily damaging the first floor corner of the two-story building and hurling debris outside, said Capt. The explosion, in a normally tranquil South Orange County city, prompted the evacuation of nearby businesses and a school filled with children, officials said.

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  • Facebook suspends about 200 apps that may have misused data
Facebook suspends about 200 apps that may have misused data

In their audit, the company examined how many third-party apps especially those created before Facebook's data policies were changed in 2014 had widespread access to user information. Outside of that key 200 figure, Facebook's revelations leave a lot of important details out. Mr Archibong said Facebook would "show people if they or their friends ...

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  • Korea begins dismantling nuclear test site: U.S. analysis
Korea begins dismantling nuclear test site: U.S. analysis

President Trump has assured us he'll drive a hard bargain with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, and he set the goal posts firmly at Kim's getting rid of his nuclear weapons. North Korea announced last month that it "no longer need [s]" nuclear and missile tests because the country has "verified the completion of nuclear weapons".

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  • Soros-backed foundation leaving Hungary
Soros-backed foundation leaving Hungary

The Open Society Foundations have a long legacy in Hungary, where Soros was born and where he began his philanthropy in Europe. The inspiration of billionaire philanthropist, George Soros , is relocating its headquarters to Berlin from Budapest within the wake of an "more and more repressive" setting in Hungary.

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  • DFB chief slams Ozil, Gundogan photos with Turkish president
DFB chief slams Ozil, Gundogan photos with Turkish president

Both have done a lot for integration in Germany. PM's spokesman said: 'Our close relationship with Turkey allows us to have frank discussions and you can expect that the Prime Minister will raise human rights during talks tomorrow. Mr Erdogan continued to blast the actions of the US President by insisting the Iran nuclear deal should be "preser...

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  • Trump sees chance of breakthrough in meeting with Kim: Bolton
Trump sees chance of breakthrough in meeting with Kim: Bolton

Bong Se-jong, representative of the Korean Chamber of Commerce in Singapore, said the upcoming Kim-Trump summit is the biggest concern among South Korean nationals in the entire Southeast Asian region. Some analysts question whether the dismantling of the site is aimed at destroying evidence. The meeting between the neighboring countries was sche...

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  • Putin Officially Opens Massive Bridge Linking Crimea To Russia
Putin Officially Opens Massive Bridge Linking Crimea To Russia

The EU has imposed a range of sanctions over Russia's illegal annexation of Crimea in 2014, carried out in retaliation for Ukraine ousting its pro-Russian president in what Russia has condemned as a Western-backed coup. "Let me remind you, on my behalf to the Arbitration Tribunal of the UN Convention on the law of the sea was filed on protectin...

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  • One dead, arrests in Indonesia terror raid
One dead, arrests in Indonesia terror raid

Inspector general Machfud Arifin told CNN Indonesia that the suicide attacks were carried out using a motorbike at St Mary's church and a vehicle at another. The top security minister, Wiranto, who uses one name, said the government will attempt to hasten passage of an updated anti-terrorism law that has languished in parliament.

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  • Heitkamp backs Haspel to lead Central Intelligence Agency
Heitkamp backs Haspel to lead Central Intelligence Agency

Haspel appears to have a lock on confirmation, with a vote in the Intelligence Committee expected for Wednesday. She is expected to be confirmed by the full Senate as soon as next week, although that vote likely also will be close. Mark Warner , D-Va., who is among key Democrats whose votes will be crucial in the narrowly divided GOP Senate, espe...

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  • AFGHANISTAN: Government building attacked in Jalalabad, 12 dead
AFGHANISTAN: Government building attacked in Jalalabad, 12 dead

The assault comes days after suicide bombers and gunmen launched apparently coordinated attacks on two Kabul police stations Wednesday, killing at least ten people. The Taliban and IS have made clear their intention of disrupting the elections. Their Operation Al Khandaq will target United States forces and "their intelligence agents" as well a...

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  • Pakistan Prevents US Diplomat From Leaving the Country
Pakistan Prevents US Diplomat From Leaving the Country

Pakistan won't allow a US diplomat to leave the country after he was involved in a fatal traffic crash, a Pakistani intelligence official. Colonel Joseph Hall , a defence attaché, accompanied by eight people from the US Embassy had reached Nur Khan Air Base in Rawalpindi to board a special aircraft that had arrived from Bagram base in Afghani...

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  • China's first domestically built aircraft carrier begins maiden sea trial
China's first domestically built aircraft carrier begins maiden sea trial

Last month, Chinese President Xi Jinping called for the creation of a "first-class navy" at a major naval review held in the South China Sea. It is China's second aircraft carrier following the purchase of the Soviet-built Liaoning from Ukraine in 1998.

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  • Lithuania gets into Eurovision final
Lithuania gets into Eurovision final

THE publication of a photograph of Spain's Alfred and Amaia taken during rehearsals for the Eurovision Song Contest nearly led to the country being expelled from the competition on Saturday. "And I'd be ready; I'm always ready". Though Ireland is still the most successful country at the contest, with seven wins, we haven't been in the Eurovisi...

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  • PM told to extend Brexit transition beyond 2020 amid customs row
PM told to extend Brexit transition beyond 2020 amid customs row

Under pressure from the European Union to move forward with talks on a future partnership, May must settle on a customs proposal to unite, or at least not tear apart, her government, her party, Britain's parliament and one that could be backed by the EU.

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  • Kilauea lava affects many Hawaii residents
Kilauea lava affects many Hawaii residents

Both are pet-friendly. It's the second time in a week the park has shut down. The Hawaiian Volcano Observatory measured a temperature of 103 degrees C (218 degrees F) at a crack in Leilani Estates on Wednesday. If you're within several miles, you could be within range of smaller rocks the size of marbles, he said, and 20 miles downwind "you wou...

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  • The world faces risky reality with Iran nuclear deal left for dead
The world faces risky reality with Iran nuclear deal left for dead

A prominent Iranian cleric on Friday threatened two Israeli cities with destruction if the Jewish state "acts foolishly" and attacks its interests again, while thousands of protesters demonstrated against President Donald Trump's withdrawal from the Iranian nuclear deal with world powers.

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  • Gov. Mary Fallin Vetoes Constitutional Carry Bill
Gov. Mary Fallin Vetoes Constitutional Carry Bill

The agency is anxious not only for officers' safety, but also the safety of Oklahomans. Many 1-1 other states have passed related legislation, and that, if employed in Oklahoma, would possess "expunged the necessity to finish a short firearms safety and education program by a certified educator and establish proficiency having a pistol just bef...

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  • David Goodall: How Australia's Oldest Scientist Ended His Own Life Aged 104
David Goodall: How Australia's Oldest Scientist Ended His Own Life Aged 104

That law only comes into effect in 2019 and can only be used by those who are terminally ill or suffering from an incurable disease. "I'm content to leave them undone", he said . Goodall was born 4 April 1914 in London, and in 1948 moved to Australia. Goodall was an honorary research associate at Edith Cowan University in Perth, and was the edit...

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  • Trump Will Meet North Korea's Kim In Singapore In June
Trump Will Meet North Korea's Kim In Singapore In June

The North's announcement came days after Washington announced that the historic summit between Kim and Trump would be held on June 12 in Singapore . They want North Korea to make the first moves toward giving up its entire nuclear arsenal, which Kim dramatically expanded and strengthened since Trump became president .

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  • Shots fired towards Israeli communities in the Golan
Shots fired towards Israeli communities in the Golan

Israel's top general, Gadi Eizenkott, cancelled a scheduled appearance at an annual security conference and was conferring with Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman and other national security chiefs, officials said. Israel responded by attacking anti-aircraft positions in Syria, but an Israeli warplane was shot down during the battle. On Twitter, ...

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  • Amnesty slams death penalty for raped Sudanese teenager
Amnesty slams death penalty for raped Sudanese teenager

The Imam also revealed that on the second day the husband tried to rape her, she stabbed him to death. Thousands of people have signed petitions in support of Hussein. Groups such as Equality Now are writing to Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir to plead for clemency. A team of Sudanese activists are organising a protest at the US Capitol in Washi...

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  • North Korean Nuclear Tunnels
North Korean Nuclear Tunnels

Following the Moon-Kim summit, Moon's office said Kim was willing to disclose the process to worldwide experts, but the North's statement Saturday didn't include any mention about allowing experts on the site. Washington's focus is on disarming Kim's regime, which has recently tested what appear to be missiles capable of carrying his nuclear thr...

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  • 1 dead, dozens hurt by Israeli fire in Gaza border protest
1 dead, dozens hurt by Israeli fire in Gaza border protest

Defending its conduct, Israel says it only opens fire "below the knee" when necessary to stop infiltrators, attacks and damage to the border fence, while accusing Hamas of hijacking the protests as a cover to enact violence. decision was received with hostility and rage in the Arab world, especially among the Palestinians who began "Days of Rage" t...

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  • Cubs stop five-game slide with win over Marlins
Cubs stop five-game slide with win over Marlins

As the two puffed chests at each other and traded words, both teams emptied from their dugouts in anticipation of the coming confrontation. "Not the best circumstances for him, but obviously I expect him to be better than that". As for Heyward, he bumped his head on the right-field wall Sunday night at Busch Stadium in St. Louis as he tried in vain...

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  • Lavrov: Russia will remain a party to the nuclear agreement with Iran
Lavrov: Russia will remain a party to the nuclear agreement with Iran

The Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Lavrov officially confirmed that Russia will remain a member of the "nuclear agreement" with Iran. The Kremlin meanwhile accused Trump of "veiled protectionism" by pulling out of the deal. "We also talked about the Skripal case", he said. Countries are obliged to use exclusively political and diplo...

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