• Palestinian Militants Agree to Cease-fire with Israel
Palestinian Militants Agree to Cease-fire with Israel

The Gaza border has been the site of mass protests aimed at lifting Israel and Egypt's blockade on the Gaza Strip which has been in place since 2014. But after Hamas wrested power over the strip more than a decade ago, Israel imposed a land and sea blockade on the enclave. At least seven Hamas and its allies bases were struck, security ...

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"Murdered" Russian Journalist Shows Up at Press Conference

The journalist thanked Ukraine's security services for saving his life, purportedly by faking his death in order to foil a genuine assassination attempt. His reported murder had triggered a war of words between Ukraine and Russian Federation and sent shivers through the journalistic communities in both countries.

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  • 'Murdered' Russian journalist Arkady Babchenko appears on Ukrainian TV
'Murdered' Russian journalist Arkady Babchenko appears on Ukrainian TV

Contrary to previous reports from multiple worldwide news sources, it seems that Russian journalist Arkady Babchenko is actually still alive. His wife found him bleeding and called an ambulance, but he died on his way to the hospital.

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  • Muslim immigrant dubbed 'hero' after climbing Paris building to save child
Muslim immigrant dubbed 'hero' after climbing Paris building to save child

The French president said Gassama , who was in France illegally, will be granted citizenship and offered a new job with the Paris fire brigade. The video footage revealed Gassama climbing the the four floors in other 3o seconds while the crowds below cheered. Gassama said he began to tremble with fear only when he took the child into t...

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  • President Trump, Kim Jong Un summit needs a plan
President Trump, Kim Jong Un summit needs a plan

The officials are meeting through Tuesday attempting to get the June 12 summit in Singapore back in motion. Even Mr. Trump's critics have credited the president for his negotiating skills in his recent dealings with Mr. Choe Kang Il, a North Korean foreign ministry official involved with North America issues, was also spotted at Beijing Capit...

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  • The tragic death that inspired Ireland's pro-choice campaign
The tragic death that inspired Ireland's pro-choice campaign

Yes voters celebrate as the result of the Irish referendum on the 8th amendment concerning the country's abortion laws is declared. "You can't have democracy without fundamental human rights, and the women of Northern Ireland have suffered for long enough".

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  • Ireland’s new abortion law may be named after Savita Halappanavar
Ireland’s new abortion law may be named after Savita Halappanavar

She was 17 weeks pregnant at the time, and had asked medics for a termination when her medical situation became apparent. In the wake of the successful repeal vote , Yalagi has said, "We are really, really happy". Campaigners left flowers and candles at a large mural of the woman, Savita Halappanavar , in central Dublin . He said that for fu...

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  • USA delegation in N Korea to prepare for summit with Kim
USA delegation in N Korea to prepare for summit with Kim

While expressing regret over the cancellation of the Trump-Kim summit, President Moon has called for the two countries' leaders to communicate directly to rekindle the momentum for denuclearization talks. Moon is expected to announce further details of the meeting on Sunday morning. In April, former Central Intelligence Agency chief Mike Pompeo f...

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  • Baltimore Hit with Catastrophic Flooding
Baltimore Hit with Catastrophic Flooding

Authorities said they had no immediate reports of fatalities or injuries Sunday. As flash flooding rips through Maryland , knocking down cars and soaking the ground floors of buildings, locals trapped by the deluge have been posting videos and photos of the calamity.

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  • Italy's government cast into uncertainty following presidential block
Italy's government cast into uncertainty following presidential block

Giuseppe Conte , Italy's prime minister-designate, has abandoned his mandate to form a new government, the presidential palace has said. In response, the 5 Star Movement chief Luigi di Maio announced that the party will launch within Parliament a move to oust Mattarella for having impeded the formation of the government by vetoing Savona and refu...

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  • Donald Trump: June 12 meeting with Kim Jong-un could still happen
Donald Trump: June 12 meeting with Kim Jong-un could still happen

He said the U.S.is approaching North Korean denuclearization as "a surrender, that [Pyongyang] is bowing to the sanctions levied against them". In a tweet , Trump confirmed that if the elusive meetup with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un does happen, it will likely remain at the earlier scheduled date and place: on June 12 in Singapore.

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  • Irish overwhelmingly vote to legalise abortion, exit poll suggests
Irish overwhelmingly vote to legalise abortion, exit poll suggests

But in 2012, a woman named Savita Halappanavar died in an Irish hospital after she was denied an abortion. It would then fall to Parliament to establish new laws governing abortions. Ireland's prime minister, Leo Varadkar , has said almost 200,000 women have traveled to Britain to terminate pregnancies in the 35 years since the amendment was ...

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  • 30-year-old man ordered to move out of parents' home
30-year-old man ordered to move out of parents' home

But Rotondo contends he is owed a six-month notice. Rotondo said he has a job , but wouldn't answer any questions about the line of work he is in. "I really just want to get out of the situation", he said. The notes were included in their court action. "I'm not dragging my business into my business", he said with a smile. "A legal enforcement ...

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  • Turnout high as voting begins in Ireland abortion referendum
Turnout high as voting begins in Ireland abortion referendum

Overall, 68 percent of voters voted "Yes" versus 32 percent who voted "No", according to figures cited by The Irish Times . More than 3.2million people are registered to vote in the referendum, with over 100,000 new voters registering to vote ahead of the poll.

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  • Upset over Russian Federation probe, Trump tears into 'spygate'
Upset over Russian Federation probe, Trump tears into 'spygate'

Comey said he did not disclose the investigation involving Trump because it was at an early, sensitive stage. The plans for the briefings - even those that were announced publicly - changed repeatedly in the hours leading up to them, the apparent result of a behind-the-scenes, partisan tug-of-war about who should be briefed, where, and alongsid...

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  • FBI Has Suspect in Damaging CIA Leak of Spying Code
FBI Has Suspect in Damaging CIA Leak of Spying Code

Schulte, 29, a former CIA software engineer who designed malware that the spy agency used to hack into the computers of terror suspects. Prosecutors said in court last week that they plan to file a new indictment in the next 45 days, and Mr.

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  • Irate Woman Detained After Throwing Feces At Tim Hortons Staff In Langley
Irate Woman Detained After Throwing Feces At Tim Hortons Staff In Langley

Before leaving, she was also seen grabbing some tissues, wiping her behind and then throwing the soiled tissue at the counter. The video of the Tim Hortons pooper can be found in the tweet embedded below. According to Langley RCMP, the incident took place at the location in the 20200-block of Douglas Cr. on Monday evening. Police were eventual...

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  • EU launches measures to protect European business in Iran
EU launches measures to protect European business in Iran

Once Iran's top trading partner and its second-biggest oil customer, the European Union has sought to pour hundreds of billions of euros into the Islamic Republic since the bloc, along with the United Nations and United States, lifted blanket economic sanctions in 2016 that had hurt the Iranian economy.

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  • Scottish parliament votes against giving consent to UK's European Union withdrawal bill
Scottish parliament votes against giving consent to UK's European Union withdrawal bill

But Scottish Brexit Minister Mike Russell said this will "not be the end of the process", as the two governments aim to settle their long-running dispute over where powers returning to the United Kingdom post-Brexit should be held. Britain as a whole voted in June 2016 to leave the European Union, but Scotland voted to remain. "We are likely to...

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  • Senate Panel Agrees: Russia Meddled in 2016 Election
Senate Panel Agrees: Russia Meddled in 2016 Election

Trump has repeatedly denied any allegations of collusion with Russian Federation during the election campaign. Jared Kushner was apparently not pleased when he attended a 2016 Trump Tower meeting that he expected would provide dirt on then-presidential candidate Hillary Clinton , according to recently released interviews with the man who arr...

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  • Estimated 30000 march in Raleigh for more teacher funds, pay
Estimated 30000 march in Raleigh for more teacher funds, pay

The teachers' group favors a proposal by Cooper to raise salaries by stopping planned tax cuts on corporations and high-income households. The teachers are supporting a measure being pushed by the democratic governor. But not all of them could make it. - Invest more in spending per student. "We are now about $2,400 below the national average ...

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  • The Right Stuff author Tom Wolfe dies at 87
The Right Stuff author Tom Wolfe dies at 87

While Michael Lewis said: "What I hope people know about him is that he was a sweet and generous man". Wolfe began his writing career as a newspaper reporter, first for the Washington Post and then for the New York Herald Tribune . astronauts and their test pilot predecessors. A pioneer of new journalism , Wolfe wove ornate tapestries throu...

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  • European Union launches economic plan to save Iran nuclear deal
European Union launches economic plan to save Iran nuclear deal

The European Union set out to identify "practical solutions" for salvaging the Iran nuclear accord within weeks, as the bloc strives to contain the fallout from President Donald Trump's decision to pull the plug from the landmark deal. After long negotiations, Iran agreed in July 2015 to freeze its nuclear program in return for the repeal of punish...

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  • Indonesia violence: Samurai sword-armed men target police station
Indonesia violence: Samurai sword-armed men target police station

Just hours after the church bombings, a further three people in another family were killed and two wounded when another bomb exploded at an apartment complex about 30km from Surabaya. Most attacks in recent years have been limited to low-level operations against domestic security forces. The militants also rampantly shot at the headquarters, acco...

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  • Meghan Markle, Prince Harry's first post-royal wedding event celebrates Prince Charles
Meghan Markle, Prince Harry's first post-royal wedding event celebrates Prince Charles

Thomas Markle is set to miss the wedding of his daughter Meghan and Prince Harry due to heart surgery, it has been reported. Doria Ragland was seen heading to Los Angeles International Airport, where she will catch a plane bound for England.

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