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Two Palestinians killed by Israeli tank fire in Gaza

Two Palestinians killed by Israeli tank fire in Gaza

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. "Its goal was to injure the [IDF] troops operating in the area". Israel has blunted the military capabilities of Hamas with a series of counter-measures: the Iron Dome air defense system against short-range rockets and a system for detecting and destroying cross-border guerrilla tunnels. Read More

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USA school firing victim Sabika Sheikh laid to rest in Karachi

USA school firing victim Sabika Sheikh laid to rest in Karachi

But they disagreed on other solutions, such as whether schools should be required to install metal detectors or whether students should have an app to report unsettling behavior from their peers. After directing the arena to turn the lights on the students in the crowd, Scott addressed the Santa Fe seniors, the first responders, and the school's administrators. Read More

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Russian Servicemen Killed in Syria After Shelling Carried Out by Militants - MoD

Russian Servicemen Killed in Syria After Shelling Carried Out by Militants - MoD

At least four Russian combatants have been killed by militants in the eastern Syrian province of Deir al-Zour. Two Russian military advisers who directed fire from the Syrian battery were killed on the spot. Three other troops were wounded. As well as Russian soldiers, the presence of Russian mercenaries has been reported in Syria. The injured are being treated at a Russian military hospital. Read More

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US Diplomats Stood Up by North Korea in Singapore

US Diplomats Stood Up by North Korea in Singapore

A White House team will travel to Singapore as earlier planned to continue preparations for the on-again, off-again Trump-Kim meeting. "We're doing very well in terms of the summit with North Korea ", Mr. The summit―preceded by multiple meetings with South Korean president Moon Jae-in―was set up to discuss the prospect of denuclearization among other contentious topics. Read More

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Iran has not violated nuclear deal, staying within restrictions: IAEA report

Iran has not violated nuclear deal, staying within restrictions: IAEA report

Before today's talks, Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei issued five demands to the EU-including Europe guaranteeing Iran's oil will be completely sold-that European leaders could find quite hard to meet. The deal negotiated with P5+1 members, and the aim of agreement was to limit Iran in uranium enrichment that could create nuclear weapons. Secretary Pompeo warned Iran to agree to these demands, otherwise, the USA will impose tough economic sanctions. Read More

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Venezuela ‘hostage’ flying home to meet family at White House

Venezuela ‘hostage’ flying home to meet family at White House

The Venezuelan government said Holt and his wife were freed in a goodwill gesture to the USA, a measure that surprised some knowing the combative history between the two nations. "The Salt Lake Tribune wrote that , "(Holt's) family has denied the accusations and believe the Venezuelan government is holding Holt and his wife to bargain with the us, which has imposed economic sanctions on the country". Read More

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ZTE may live, as Trump administration reportedly reaches deal to revive it

ZTE may live, as Trump administration reportedly reaches deal to revive it

Following the announcement that it was working to get ZTE back in business "fast" , the administration led by Donald Trump has announced that it has a deal to save the company. officials said the ZTE penalties were a national security issue separate from the trade talks with Beijing, Trump said Tuesday he was looking at easing the tough sanctions on ZTE "as a favour" to Chinese President Xi Jinping . Read More

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Teacher who stopped IN school shooting has local ties

Teacher who stopped IN school shooting has local ties

The suspect was not injured. Seaman was taken to IU Health Methodist Hospital in critical condition. According to published reports, the student is a 13-year-old girl. She later said: "Jason is out of surgery and is doing well". "They are so appreciative of this community, and the outpouring of love that they've felt from everyone", she said. Read More

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Korean leaders hold second meeting amid Trump summit uncertainty

Korean leaders hold second meeting amid Trump summit uncertainty

Trump announced earlier this week that he was canceling the planned June 12 summit with Kim . -North Korea summit a success, the presidential Blue House said Saturday. - Kim reaffirms commitment to denuclearization . President Moon, right, and North Korean leader Kim hug each other in farewell. But relations soon appeared to cool, with North Korea cancelling a high-level meeting with Seoul over its participation in regular military exercises with the United States. Read More

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Abortion referendum in Ireland: prime minister hails 'quiet revolution'

Abortion referendum in Ireland: prime minister hails 'quiet revolution'

VOTERS in Limerick have been thanked for their support as the referendum on removing the eighth amendment looks set to pass. "Remarkable day", Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar wrote Saturday on Twitter . The women and equalities minister said it was a "historic" day for Ireland and a "hopeful one" for Northern Ireland. Sir Vince said the United Kingdom government should take advantage of the current lack of a devolved administration in Northern Ireland. Read More

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Trump says June 12th summit is on

Trump says June 12th summit is on

Trump also said that talks between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in have "gone very well". US President Donald Trump said Saturday (May 26) that things are moving "very nicely" towards a summit on Jun 12 in Singapore with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. Read More

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Syria says military airport hit by Israel

Syria says military airport hit by Israel

A "de-confliction" line in place along the Euphrates River since a year ago is meant to keep the two assaults from crashing into each other. Israel says it does not want Iranian forces massing close to the nearby occupied Golan Heights. Syrian commentator Danny Makki, citing Syrian military sources, said: "In the space of 24 hours both Israel and the USA have targeted different Syrian military positions". Read More

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Powerful cyclone lashes Oman and Yemen; 5 dead, 30 missing

Powerful cyclone lashes Oman and Yemen; 5 dead, 30 missing

Blowing dust will be caused by "light to moderate winds freshening at times". Parts of the west Africa nation might also be hit by Cyclone Mekunu , forecasters said. The port of Salalah is closed for 72 hours and the airport is closed for at least 24 hours throughout Friday. Civil defence authorities said they had evacuated 10,000 people to shelters, mainly inside Salalah which has a population of more than 200,000. Read More

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Trump says detained American released in Venezuela

The president said Holt will join his family at the White House at about 7:00 p.m. Saturday evening. Local News 8 and KIDK Eyewitness News will continue to update this story as more updates are released. A week ago, the 7-year-old daughter of Candelo from a previous marriage arrived in the United States on a humanitarian visa to live with Joshua Holt's parents in Utah. Read More

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Putin Blasts Trump for Canceling Summit: Kim ‘Did Everything He Promised'

Putin Blasts Trump for Canceling Summit: Kim ‘Did Everything He Promised'

But 'breaking the rules is becoming the rule, ' Putin said in an apparent jab at Trump, who has abandoned a Pacific free trade deal and forced a renegotiation of the USA pact with Canada and Mexico. Speaking at a question-and-answer session in front of an audience of business executives and Russian officials, Putin said the US withdrawal was damaging and counter-productive. Read More

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Russian oligarch met with Cohen days before inauguration

The company said it hired Cohen after the inauguration, but the newly discovered video shows that Vekselberg and Intrater were meeting with Cohen before Trump took office, CNN reported. Intrater made an additional $300,000 in donations to Trump's inauguration and the Republican National Committee. Soon afterward, the Times recounted, Cohen signed on as a consultant to Columbus Nova. Read More

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Burkina Faso Cuts Ties With Taiwan, Leaving It One Friend in Africa

Burkina Faso Cuts Ties With Taiwan, Leaving It One Friend in Africa

While Hong Kong and Macau are officially part of China despite being largely autonomous, Beijing considers the entirely self-ruled island of Taiwan to be part of its territory. The two sides often use economic support and other aid as bargaining chips for diplomatic recognition. Chinese Civil Aviation Administration sent a notice to 36 foreign airlines last month, asking them to comply with Beijing's standards of referring to Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macau as Chinese territories, in a ... Read More

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2 hurt in Indiana middle school shooting; suspect detained

2 hurt in Indiana middle school shooting; suspect detained

I am still processing my emotions about today's bad tragedy and I know you must all be as well. The girl was not named, and police said she was in critical condition at an Indianapolis hospital. The teacher's family have since revealed that he has undergone surgery and is doing "well". Another of the questions: "Why are you so pretty?" "It was a gut feeling and as soon as we got the code yellow, I knew that that was what's going on", the student, who was not named, told The Indy Star . Read More

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Bellingcat Investigators Identify Russian GRU Officer Linked to MH17 Downing

Bellingcat Investigators Identify Russian GRU Officer Linked to MH17 Downing

The group "has come to the conclusion that the BUK-TELAR that shot down MH17 came from 53rd Anti-aircraft Missile Brigade based in Kursk in Russian Federation", top Dutch investigator Wilbert Paulissen said. "If our partners [an apparent reference to the Netherlands] decided even in this case of a greatest human tragedy, the death of hundreds of people, to speculate on it for achieving their political goals, I leave it on their conscience". Read More

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Trump Unleashes Yet Another

Trump Unleashes Yet Another "Spygate" Tweetstorm

It remained unclear what, if any, spying was done. "Clapper said he didn't plan on writing a book but changed his mind because of Trump's presidency", the Hill reported . However, he said that Democrats ended up getting caught in a major spy scandal - the likes of which this country may never have seen before. It goes like this: President Trump makes a ridiculous accusation that nearly everyone immediately understands to be false. Read More

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Evicted 30-Year-Old Michael Rotondo Says His Parents Aren't Good People

Evicted 30-Year-Old Michael Rotondo Says His Parents Aren't Good People

According to WSTM , the couple gave Michael a note on February 2, telling him to leave the home within 14 days. You will not be allowed to return. Despite being served with an eviction order, Rotondo seemed to enjoy his time in court. He said he doesn't speak to his parents but that he is not ready to move out. The filings state that the couple has been told they can not evict Michael since he is a family member, and he will have to be removed through an ejectment proceeding. Read More

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Missile from Russia armed forces downed MH17

Missile from Russia armed forces downed MH17

Ukranian President Petro Poroshenko said there is "every reason to expect that in the near future the Dutch prosecutor's office will be able to file a prosecution against the individuals involved in shooting down the plane". The Joint Investigative Team, comprised of prosecutors from Australia , Belgium , Malaysia , the Netherlands and Ukraine, are compiling evidence for a criminal prosecution. Read More

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Duchess of Sussex receives her own Coat of Arms

Duchess of Sussex receives her own Coat of Arms

Working closely with the official heraldic authority for the United Kingdom, it was clear Meghan wanted her home state of California to be heavily present in the design. "It is composed of two crosses patée, four fleurs-de-lys and two strawberry leaves". "The Duchess of Sussex took a great interest in the design". Read More

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