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The First Lady's office did not provide additional information on the procedure Trump underwent beyond the statement. Melania, 48, is expected to remain at Walter Reed medical centre for the next few days. The Internet has gone wild with speculation that Melania Trump is miserable in her role as First Lady. "Be Best" is described as a multi-pronged effort to promote the well-being of American children, with a focus on promoting children's online safety.
  • Nanny who stabbed two children to death will be sentenced

    Nanny who stabbed two children to death will be sentenced

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    Yoselyn Ortega , 56, was found guilty in April of two counts of first-degree murder and two counts of second-degree murder for stabbing Lucia Krim, 6, and Leo Krim , 2, to death in their Upper West Side home in Manhattan in October 2012.
  • Dual amputee Xia Boyu Can Make Background on Everest summit

    Dual amputee Xia Boyu Can Make Background on Everest summit

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    Meanwhile a team which deployed to fix ropes from Everest's north in Tibet reached the summit on Monday, said the Himalayan Database which monitors climbers. "More than 180 climbers along with their climbing Sherpas will begin their summit pushes tomorrow after the Climbalaya team opened the route", he said.
  • SpaceX just successfully landed its most powerful rocket yet

    SpaceX just successfully landed its most powerful rocket yet

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    The Stage 5 is part of the Full Thrust variant of the Falcon 9, a family of rockets which feature improved landing legs and grid fins, several structural improvements and weigh less than its predecessors. Once in orbit and checked out by Thales, the satellite will be operated by the Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission. By now, SpaceX landing one of its Falcon 9 rockets (or even landing two, for that matter) is barely worthy of a headline.
  • Oil holds near multi-year highs on Iran supply concerns

    Oil holds near multi-year highs on Iran supply concerns

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    The EU has in the past found this unacceptable, he added, though it was unclear still how European leaders would respond. US drillers added rigs for the sixth straight week, bringing the total rig count to 844, highest since March 2015, General Electric Co's Baker Hughes energy services firm said .
  • Militants on motorcycle attack Indonesia police headquarters

    Militants on motorcycle attack Indonesia police headquarters

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    At least one fatality was confirmed, but initial reports said at least seven people were dead, including four of the attackers, and that 10 people were injured, including four policemen. but (are among) the more sophisticated, and as it involved children, heinous". The first bombing was carried out by the couple's sons, 18 and 16, in the parking lot of the Santa Maria Catholic Church; the second was by the wife, and their two daughters, 12 and 9, at the Diponegoro Indonesian Christian Church.
  • UK's May and Trump agree talks needed over Iranian sanctions

    UK's May and Trump agree talks needed over Iranian sanctions

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    It didn't bring calm, it didn't bring peace, and it never will", he said. The deal allowed Iran to regain access to its own money, which had been frozen overseas as part of the sanctions that were lifted. "In the years since the deal was reached, Iran's military budget has grown by nearly 40 percent, while its economy is doing very badly", Trump said during the speech.
  • Waffle House hero James Shaw Jr. meets Parkland survivors

    Waffle House hero James Shaw Jr. meets Parkland survivors

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    Emma González, who has helped lead the March For Our Lives movement after a gunman killed 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in February, called the meal the "Most Legendary Breakfast I've ever had in my life". The group met up in Florida , after which Shaw tweeted, "Meeting the young adults of the Parkland incident so much fire and inspiration in their eyes was a great joy".
  • US Jerusalem embassy lies 'at the end of the world'

    US Jerusalem embassy lies 'at the end of the world'

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    The Palestinians, who want their own future state with its capital in East Jerusalem , have been outraged by Mr Trump's shift from previous administrations' preference for keeping the USA embassy in Tel Aviv pending progress in peace efforts.
  • Saudis will seek nuclear weapon if Iran does

    Saudis will seek nuclear weapon if Iran does

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    Kristian Coates Ulrichsen, Fellow for the Middle East at Rice University's Baker Institute assessed that there likely would be "jubilation" in both Saudi Arabia and the UAE because "the Trump administration - or at least the White House - has now come round to their thinking on Iran's threat to regional security".
  • Dozens dead in clashes as U.S. opens Jerusalem embassy

    Dozens dead in clashes as U.S. opens Jerusalem embassy

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    In a statement on Monday evening, the Department of International Relations and Cooperation (Dirco) said this act of aggression resulted in scores of Palestinian deaths, injuries and destruction to property. It's an annual celebration and this year, many Israelis say it has greater significance. Most other countries have their embassies in Tel Aviv and many other worldwide leaders say moving their embassies now could prejudice a final peace settlement.
  • IOF: 'Israel' Informed Russia of Planned Strikes on Syria

    IOF: 'Israel' Informed Russia of Planned Strikes on Syria

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    Israel has warned it will not tolerate its archenemy Iran establishing a military presence on its doorstep. Israel has neither confirmed or denied responsibility. "I shall take advantage of this opportunity to send a message to Assad: throw the Iranians out", a defence ministry statement quoted Lieberman as saying during a visit to the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights.
  • Pope's Lamborghini Huracan Auctions for $861575

    Pope's Lamborghini Huracan Auctions for $861575

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    The supercar was donated by Lamborghini in 2017 and was customized with a white coat of paint with golden stripes, resembling the Vatican's flag. It passed the auction block on Saturday (12 May) and raised a staggering €715,000 for charitable causes.
  • Sonoma Sheriff's Deputy Shot, Wounded At Car Wash; Worker Arrested

    Sonoma Sheriff's Deputy Shot, Wounded At Car Wash; Worker Arrested

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    Baldwin says the suspect is 55-year-old Darrell J. Bruffy of Orient, Ohio. The deputies arrive don scene and saw the employee acting suspicious before he pulled a handgun out and fired at the deputies. Heaberlin was shot by Bruffy in the lower abdomen, according to deputies, and initially rushed to the hospital in critical condition, but later upgraded to stable after surgery at Grant Medical Center.
  • Here are highlights of Cauvery draft scheme

    Here are highlights of Cauvery draft scheme

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    A bench, comprising Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud, said it will not go into "correctness of the scheme" and rather confine itself to whether the scheme was in sync with its judgment. When we say so, we also categorically convey that the need based monthly release has to be respected. The scheme details the functions of the yet to be named body starting with a determination of residual water level in June.
  • Maharashtra ATS arrests terror suspect

    Maharashtra ATS arrests terror suspect

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    The wanted terrorist subsequently made arrangements for Mirza to travel to a LeT terror training camp in Karachi. His questioning by the ATS is expected to lead to more arrests, including the person who funded his trip to Sharjah and Dubai.
  • Israel says Iranians in Syria fired missiles

    Israel says Iranians in Syria fired missiles

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    Israeli war planes attacked "dozens" of Iranian targets in neighboring Syria on Thursday after an Iranian rocket barrage on Israeli positions in the Golan Heights, according to their militaries. Even Netanyahu, in his dramatic revelation of secret documents last week underscoring Iran's lies and deception over the years, did not make the claim that the agreement was being broached now.
  • Gal Gadot congratulates Netta Barzilai for Eurovision victory

    Gal Gadot congratulates Netta Barzilai for Eurovision victory

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    This year's competition will take place in Lisbon after Portugal won last year for the first time with Amar Pelos Dois, performed by Salvador Sobral. Her win - Israel's fourth and first since 1998 - means her country hosts next year's Eurovision Song Contest.
  • Catalonia: Pro-independence candidate wins presidency

    Catalonia: Pro-independence candidate wins presidency

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    In a video from his self-imposed exile in Berlin, Puigdemont named Quim Torra to be a candidate for the presidency of the region. The Catalan separatist movement has caused the worst political and institutional crisis in Spain in decades.
  • Trump pledges 'total victory' in war on drug prices

    Trump pledges 'total victory' in war on drug prices

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    But Trump's blueprint did include changes to Medicare that could lower out-of-pocket costs for some seniors: a suggestion that drugmakers disclose their list prices in TV ads and a discussion about changing the system of secret rebates negotiated off the list prices of drugs, mthe Post's Carolyn Y.
  • White House Open to Sanctioning European Companies That Do Business With Iran

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    Countries that continue to deal with Iran could face American sanctions, the Trump administration said today, days after it announced its decision to withdraw from the Iranian nuclear deal. "Therefore, our talks would also discuss the issue of how to make it possible to continue trade with Iran", he said. “Because in resolution 2231, the fifth preambular paragraph where it says, we welcome Iran's reaffirming that they don't have any intention to have a nuclear weapons program, it was a lie ...
  • Parents outraged over caged tiger at Florida prom

    Parents outraged over caged tiger at Florida prom

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    The Christopher Columbus High School held the event at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Miami Airport and Convention Center in Miami under the theme "Welcome to the jungle". "Wild animals are not amusement props, they are sentient creatures with complex physical, mental and environmental needs who deserve to be treated with dignity and respect", Higgins said, adding: "None of these can be met by a silly prom stunt, but I'm heartened that numerous students seem to have realised that this tiger ...
  • South Africa's Vodacom cuts dividend payout after earnings miss

    South Africa's Vodacom cuts dividend payout after earnings miss

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    Vodacom is seeking to boost its fibre network in South Africa, which will enable it to offer customers a greater ability to stream video, music and gaming, CEO Shameel Joosub said in a presentation to analysts and reporters. It said it had over the past three years reduced effective voice and data prices by 36.3% and 42.5% respectively, while maintaining revenue growth.
  • South African photographer of iconic protest image, Sam Nzima, dies

    South African photographer of iconic protest image, Sam Nzima, dies

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    Fikeni says tha he first met Nzima in 2005 and says his ability to capture important moments was one of a kind. Nzima passed away on Saturday in hospital at Nelspruit in Mpumalanga at the age of 83 after battling with a short illness. Bongi, evidently distraught at the time of the telephonic interview, said the family was still devastated by the news even though her father had not been well in recent weeks.
  • Wind Blows Bounce House With Child Inside Onto SoCal Highway

    Wind Blows Bounce House With Child Inside Onto SoCal Highway

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    The child suffered only minor injuries. "The kid got lucky", Bracco told the Times of what he called a "freak" accident. Deputies responded to the incident on Freeway 395 in Adelanto simply after three p.m., the Victor Valley department of the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Division mentioned in a information launch.
  • Controversial US pastors to take part in embassy opening in Jerusalem

    Controversial US pastors to take part in embassy opening in Jerusalem

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    The move is widely seen as controversial and has been rejected by Palestinians, who want East Jerusalem as the capital of a future Palestinian state. A pastor who has been labeled a " bigot " for saying Jews will all go to hell and describing Islam as a religion that promotes pedophilia is set to speak at a ceremony acknowledging the relocation of the US embassy to Jerusalem.
  • SCOTUS clears way for legalized sports betting

    SCOTUS clears way for legalized sports betting

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    Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Sonya Sotomayor dissented. The Supreme Court hasn't yet ruled on the future of sports betting , but New Jersey is already gearing up to cash in. Industry analysts have said that dozens of states might legalize sports betting if they are not barred from doing so by the federal law. All four major USA professional sports leagues, the NCAA and the federal government had urged the court to uphold the federal law.
  • Iran turns to China as Europe tries to save nuclear deal

    Iran turns to China as Europe tries to save nuclear deal

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    Speaking on Sunday in Beijing, Mohammad Javad Zarif underlined Tehran's readiness "for all options" but expressed optimism that this round of negotiations could save the 2015 deal. During the call, Rouhani said the United States decision to withdraw from the deal was "unlawful" and "irresponsible". The 2015 agreement "is delivering on its goal, which is guaranteeing that Iran doesn't develop nuclear weapons, the European Union is determined to preserve it", Mogherini said, warning that ...
  • Mancini to leave Zenit ahead of anticipated Italy appointment

    Mancini to leave Zenit ahead of anticipated Italy appointment

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    Luigi di Biagio, the coach of Italy's Under-21 side, is in caretaker charge of the national team. "The decision to leave was made some three months ago", he said. Mancini led City to its first English league title in 44 years in 2012, and won three Serie A titles with Inter Milan. Italy's top post has been vacant since Gian Piero Ventura was sacked when the four-time champions failed to qualify for the 2018 World Cup to be held in Russian Federation from June 14 to July 15.
  • U.S. move on Iran threatens €143m Irish export trade

    U.S. move on Iran threatens €143m Irish export trade

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    In an interview with conservative Fox chain, Pompeo was "hopeful" about achieving a consensus - which has not been possible until now - but same morning, Secretary of Homeland Security, John Bolton, warned of possible sanctions on European companies Let m do business with Iran.
  • Kerala woman was aware that man was sexually assaulting daughter in theatre

    Kerala woman was aware that man was sexually assaulting daughter in theatre

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    According to the police, the 10-year-old girl's mother was aware of her daughter being sexually abused by a 60-year-old man. A case has been registered against him under the POSCO Act. The girl's statement was recorded by a magistrate and she was later shifted to a Nirbhaya Kendra, a children's home. The police is also contemplating to charge KG Baby under the POCSO Act, according to a report in Manorama.
  • Italy's Five Star and League parties approach coalition after talks

    Italy's Five Star and League parties approach coalition after talks

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    An Italian court has lifted a ban on three-time former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi running for elected office, Italy's media reported on Saturday, clearing the way for yet another political comeback. However, coalition talks were stalled for two months as the M5S insisted the League, which led the right-wing coalition with 17 per cent of the vote, ditch Mr Berlusconi and his party.
  • Yeddyurappa predicts BJP will win Karnataka with clear majority

    Yeddyurappa predicts BJP will win Karnataka with clear majority

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    Chief Minister Siddharamaiah indicated that the current elections would be the last he would fight and will bid adieu to electoral polity. He took to twitter to thank his party workers for support. "My appeal to all the stakeholders is this that if these opinion polls and exit polls prove to be wrong then they should be banned because they are doing a lot of injustice to the people of this country, and particularly to the regional parties", Ali said.
  • Ansari backs AMU students

    Ansari backs AMU students

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    Referring to a portrait of Quaid-e-Azam from Pakistan, Haryana Finance Minister said that the University has a picture of a man who broke India into pieces but not a single portrait of Raja Mahendra Pratap Singh. On the day Capt Abhimanyu demanded the change in name, close to 100 former students of the university staged a sit-in on a lane opposite the FICCI auditorium on Barakhamba Road in New Delhi despite the rain and strong winds.
  • Nawaz Sharif remarks extremely irresponsible: Rehman Malik

    Nawaz Sharif remarks extremely irresponsible: Rehman Malik

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    There can only be one government: "the constitutional one", Sharif said in the interview. "But we expect that the government will do it now and ensure that the global community takes notice of what Sharif has said and take appropriate action against Pakistan", he said.
  • Firebrand nationalist cleric Sadr leads Iraq election

    Firebrand nationalist cleric Sadr leads Iraq election

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    On Saturday, Iraqis voted in the country's first parliamentary election since Iraq declared victory against the Daesh terrorist group. Turnout was 44.52 percent with 92 percent of votes counted, the Independent High Electoral Commission said - that was significantly lower than in previous elections.
  • Rain and dust storms lead to over 60 deaths in India

    Rain and dust storms lead to over 60 deaths in India

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    The latest natural disaster comes ten days after more than 100 people were killed in thunderstorm that hit Uttar Pradesh , Rajasthan and other adjoining areas on May 03. Its induced cyclonic circulation is over Rajasthan and adjoining Central Pakistan region. One person each was killed in neighbouring Ghaziabad and Noida.