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Trump says Mueller will be ‘meddling’ with 2018 vote

Trump says Mueller will be ‘meddling’ with 2018 vote

Coons said Gowdy "is stepping forward and putting to rest the baseless allegations by President Trump". Quoting Rep. Trey Gowdy, R-South Carolina, who noted on CBS earlier Wednesday that Trump "could have picked somebody else" for the position, Trump tweeted , "I wish I did!" Asked why Trump persists with his " Spygate " claim, Gowdy - who's not running for re-election for his SC seat and has made a point of keeping his distance from the White House on the Russian Federation probe - ... Read More

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Japan's foreign minister mulls visit to Singapore ahead of Trump-Kim summit

Japan's foreign minister mulls visit to Singapore ahead of Trump-Kim summit

The two countries do not have a diplomatic relationship and North Korea only has a mission in NY for its delegation to the UN. But a North-U.S. leaders' summit did not come about, and U.S. "Since the president's May 24 letter to North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, the North Koreans have been engaging with the United States", said Heather Nauert, spokesperson of the U.S. Read More

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Islamic Jihad announces ceasefire with Israel after day of strikes

Islamic Jihad announces ceasefire with Israel after day of strikes

With neither side interested in a full-blown conflict, a tense calm appeared to be holding Wednesday as Israeli children went to school in the morning. "Israel will make (Hamas) pay for all fire against Israel". The military wings of Hamas and the Palestinian Islamic Jihad claimed "responsibility for the striking of military positions and Zionist settlements", saying their strikes were in response to Israeli attacks targeting their positions in recent days. Read More

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'Hero' teacher shot three times as he stopped school attack

'Hero' teacher shot three times as he stopped school attack

Jennifer Morris, who was among the anxious parents who rushed to get their kids, appeared slightly dazed and said she was at work when her 14-year-old son sent a text message about the shooting , stunning her. "Jason was one of those guys who was willing to go above and beyond and do whatever he could for the team", Flyger said in a press release, "The reason you get into coaching is to work with guys like him". Read More

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Ireland's landslide abortion result is putting Theresa May's DUP deal at risk

Ireland's landslide abortion result is putting Theresa May's DUP deal at risk

Savita's husband, Praveen Halappanavar had said that he and his wife had repeatedly asked for the pregnancy to be terminated after her admission to hospital, but they had been told: "This is a Catholic country". Ireland's Indian-origin Prime Minister Leo Varadkar , who campaigned in favour of liberalisation, said it was "a historic day for Ireland", and that a "quiet revolution" had taken place. Read More

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Kim Says Still Committed to Complete Denuclearization, Summit With Trump

Kim Says Still Committed to Complete Denuclearization, Summit With Trump

A TV screen in the Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea shows file footage of U.S. President Donald Trump , right, and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un during a news program on Saturday , May 26, 2018. Kim. We're looking at June 12 in Singapore. Mr Trump had rattled the region on Thursday by cancelling his meeting with Mr Kim, citing "open hostility" from the Pyongyang regime. Read More

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Gaza boats will attempt to break Israel Navy siege on Tuesday

Gaza boats will attempt to break Israel Navy siege on Tuesday

Speaking at the weekly Cabinet meeting on Sunday, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said that Israel would not "tolerate attacks against us from the Gaza Strip". Over 10,000 Gazans took part in the demonstrations in the course of Friday and Saturday, the army said. A relative of a Palestinian who was killed at the Israel-Gaza border reacts at a hospital, in the southern Gaza Strip May 6, 2018. Read More

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Kim and Moon meet again amid shaky United States summit plans

Kim and Moon meet again amid shaky United States summit plans

The Blue House, South Korea's presidential office, said in a statement: "They exchanged views and discussed ways to implement the Panmunjom Declaration and to ensure a successful US North Korea summit". Trump seems to think China is key to getting North Korea to the bargaining table, but that might be an overestimation, said John Delury, a North Korea expert at Yonsei University in Seoul . Read More

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Classified collusion briefing features top lawmakers, Federal Bureau of Investigation … and Trump's lawyer

Rep. Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., the ranking member on the House Judiciary Committee, wants an investigation into how the name of a confidential intelligence source appeared in the press. "They also conveyed the President's understanding of the need to protect human intelligence services and the importance of communication between the branches of government", the statement said. Read More

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Two Indians killed, 8 missing as cyclone Mekunu devastates Yemen's Socotra

Two Indians killed, 8 missing as cyclone Mekunu devastates Yemen's Socotra

Cyclone Mekunu neared the Arabian Peninsula on Friday as its outer bands dumped heavy rain and bent palm trees in Oman , a sign of the approaching storm's power after earlier thrashing the Yemeni island of Socotra. Standing water covered roads and caused at least one auto to hydroplane and flip over. In Salalah, rains had nearly stopped on Saturday, an AFP photographer said, but many streets were still under water and nearby valleys were flooded. Read More

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Top management of Russian aluminum giant Rusal tenders resignation

Top management of Russian aluminum giant Rusal tenders resignation

The United States announced sanctions on Rusal on April 6, preventing customers with US exposure from continuing to buy Rusal's metal and sending aluminium prices to their highest in nearly seven years amid fears of a supply shortage. Rusal owns an alumina plant employing 450 people in Limerick, Ireland, which supplies 30% of the European alumina market. Mr Deripaska, who is himself the subject of United States sanctions, had already announced his intention not to stand for re-election to ... Read More

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Memorial Day observances planned across Cape

Memorial Day observances planned across Cape

Then, a new flag will be raised. From services to parades, listed below are events happening in Kent and Ottawa counties for the holiday. They will be held on Monday, May 28 , unless otherwise specified. A noon lunch will be served by the Post 494 Ladies Auxiliary. If inclement weather, program held at 1867 West Dennis Graded School, School Street. (Ginger Pinson / Pioneer Press)Bayport: American Legion parade beginning at 8:30 a.m. Read More

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Census: Chicago's population drops 3rd year in a row

Census: Chicago's population drops 3rd year in a row

It's certainly a piece of it. Redmond's population estimate topped 30,000, reaching 30,011 by last July, while Prineville crossed the 10,000-resident threshold, with an estimate of 10,055. But this year, the 2016 number was updated to reflect a loss of 4,879 residents. Census figures show Jacksonville has grown by 68,000 residents. Fort Worth surpassed Indianapolis, Ind., becoming the 15th largest city in the United States with a population of 874,168. Read More

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Manchester attack: City remembers arena bomb victims

Manchester attack: City remembers arena bomb victims

An estimated 3,000 singers were thought to be at the open-air Manchester Together - With One Voice event to perform songs by some of the city's most successful bands. Tweeting alongside the clip, she wrote: "so wish i were there with u all today. u have no idea. love you so v much". Take That's Never Forget followed as members of the crowd embraced and held their hands in the air - before The Beatles' All You Need Is Love rounded things off. Read More

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Rafael Nadal vs Fabio Fognini: Italian Open quarterfinal preview and prediction

Rafael Nadal vs Fabio Fognini: Italian Open quarterfinal preview and prediction

Nadal lost his first match on clay in over a year last week in the Madrid quarter-finals to Austrian Dominic Thiem and as a result lost his world number one ranking to Roger Federer . Third seed Grigor Dimitrov did not have a birthday to remember as he fell 7-6 (4), 5-7, 4-6 to Kei Nishikori. Cilic will play 10th-seeded Pablo Carreno Busta, who beat Aljaz Bedene 6-4, 6-7, 6-2. Read More

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Putin: Russian warships will remain off Syria

Putin: Russian warships will remain off Syria

Assad previously visited Russia and met with Putin in November 2017 and October 2015, and Putin travelled to the Russian air base in Syria last December to announce a scale-back of the Russian military presence there. Meanwhile, Assad said that many positive changes have taken place as the areas under the control of terrorists arena in Syria have become smaller. Last month, the United States, Britain and France carried out attacks on military positions of the Assad government in reaction to ... Read More

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United Nations rights chief backs investigation into Israeli killings in Gaza

United Nations rights chief backs investigation into Israeli killings in Gaza

Foreign Minister Winston Peters this week called the deaths "highly regrettable", and Israeli ambassador Itzhak Gerberg was called into the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade to have the concerns of the Government conveyed to him. Mevlut Cavusoglu made the comment at an opening address of an emergency meeting of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), which Turkey called after Israeli forces killed dozens of protesters in Gaza. Read More

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Teacher shot dead after having sex with student

Teacher shot dead after having sex with student

The hail of as many as 10 bullets erupted as Rachael DelTondo stepped onto the driveway of her mother's Buchanan Street home. " I counted six shots that I heard", said Fred Poore, a neighbor. During the confrontation with officers, DelTondo reportedly told police that she and the teen were "friends" and that they were "just talking" because he was "upset". Read More

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