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Now, a coroner has announced that he died of asphyxiation due to pressure applied to his neck. Robinson was allegedly being investigated for drugs and was spotted at a local gas station when he took off in his auto. However, Robinson's family questioned that explanation, saying they fear deputies had strangled him to death. 'I understand that this investigation will be under a microscope, ' Lopinto said.
  • US monitor: Dismantling of N. Korea nuclear site 'well under way

    US monitor: Dismantling of N. Korea nuclear site 'well under way

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    US President Donald Trump expressed thanks to North Korea on Saturday evening, characterizing the announcement as a "very smart and gracious gesture " ahead of next month's nuclear summit in Singapore. "Every single site that the North Koreans have that can inflict risk on the American people that is destroyed, eliminated, dismantled is good news for the American people and for the world", he said on "Fox News Sunday".
  • Hungary: George Soros' Open Society Foundations to move from Hungary to Germany

    Hungary: George Soros' Open Society Foundations to move from Hungary to Germany

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    The decision to move operations out of Budapest comes as the Hungarian government prepares to impose further restrictions on nongovernmental organizations through what it has branded its "Stop Soros" package of legislation. As it stands, the proposed law would allow the interior ministry to ban an NGO that deals with immigration if it posed a "national security risk". Rights groups in Hungary and overseas have denounced the proposals as a way of cracking down on groups critical of the ...
  • Iran minister on diplomatic tour to save nuclear deal

    Iran minister on diplomatic tour to save nuclear deal

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    Zarif's meetings in Brussels cap a whirlwind global tour, including trips to both Russian Federation and China, the two other signatory nations, in a bid to bolster support. "The final aim of these negotiations is to seek assurances that the interests of the Iranian nation will be defended", Zarif said at the start of a meeting.
  • Trump administration faces crunch week on trade

    Trump administration faces crunch week on trade

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    Washington and Beijing have proposed tens of billions of dollars in tariffs in recent weeks, fanning worries of a full-blown trade war that could hurt global supply chains and dent business investment plans. ZTE has asked the department to suspend the seven-year ban on doing business with US exporters. According to IDC data, ZTE sources more than 40 percent of its components from the USA, creating a multibillion-dollar revenue stream for suppliers like Qualcomm ( QCOM ) and Intel ( INTC ).
  • TODAY'S FORECAST: Partly sunny, high near 75

    TODAY'S FORECAST: Partly sunny, high near 75

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    Cloudy, with a high near 64. Chance of precipitation is 30%. Saturday and Sunday are looking mostly cloudy and warm with the slight chance for a thunderstorm. Tuesday night , a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Wednesday , mostly sunny, with a high near 80. Friday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.
  • Cyber attack on Family Planning NSW client database

    Cyber attack on Family Planning NSW client database

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    Clients were told Family Planning NSW was one of several agencies targeted by cybercriminals who requested a bitcoin ransom on April 25. The level of patient information exposed in the attack would vary fom patient to patient, depending on how much detail was provided in the online form.
  • Journalist With Russian State News Agency Detained, Office Searched In Kyiv

    Journalist With Russian State News Agency Detained, Office Searched In Kyiv

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    On Tuesday morning, people wearing a uniform with the SBU insignia came to the office. After that, the journalist who was in the office at the time stopped communicating. "Details are to be clarified by the relevant structures operating legally", - said the source. "A journalist who was inside the building dropped out of contact after this", the message said.
  • Iran condemns wave of Israeli air strikes in Syria

    Iran condemns wave of Israeli air strikes in Syria

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    Israel carried out the raids after it said around 20 rockets were fired from Syria at its forces in the occupied Golan Heights at around midnight. A number of those rockets were intercepted by Israel's Iron Dome aerial defense system, resulting in bright and sudden explosions.
  • Jared Kushner Says Gaza Protesters Are 'Part of the Problem'

    Jared Kushner Says Gaza Protesters Are 'Part of the Problem'

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    In the days before the embassy opening, however, Trump supporters reportedly felt vindicated by the relative lack of violence. At the end of the Chief Rabbi's speech, the daughter and son-in-law of President Trump approached him and asked for his blessing.
  • Andy Samberg wants celeb fans to guest star on 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine'

    Andy Samberg wants celeb fans to guest star on 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine'

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    NBC , whose sister studio Universal TV produces the Andy Samberg-starring series, was one of the potential suitors for the comedy after its cancellation. Confirming on Friday that the sixth season would be returning, there was plenty of speculation as to why they made the choice to save a show, which was on a downward spiral as far as Nielsen ratings are concerned since the first season.
  • European Union warns Brexit Britain: 'The clock is ticking'

    European Union warns Brexit Britain: 'The clock is ticking'

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    May's spokesman, however, said the "focus is on getting this right" rather than meeting a deadline. "What we are concerned is in particular the question of Northern Ireland, where we expect a significant compromise from the British side". Ann Linde , Sweden's Europe minister was quoted by RTÉ as saying: " Michel Barnier said [to foreign ministers] that the two British proposals the Cabinet is disagreeing about - none of them are realistic".
  • Rhetoric over US exit from Iran deal rises amid threat of sanctions

    Rhetoric over US exit from Iran deal rises amid threat of sanctions

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    Bolton also reiterated the administration's objection to the sunset provisions in the Iran deal, which President Donald Trump called "totally unacceptable". Why would the shareholders of any business want to do business with the world's central banker of worldwide terrorism?” he asked. Bolton said on ABC's "This Week".
  • Mahathir to stay up to two years as Malaysia PM

    Mahathir to stay up to two years as Malaysia PM

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    Once a high flyer in the ruling party, Anwar was convicted of sodomy and an additional charge of corruption in 1998 amid a power struggle with Mahathir. "We are now in process of getting into details of matters he suppressed in his time", Mahathir said of Najib. "We will have a clear definition of fake news so that the public and media companies will understand the difference between real and fake news", Mahathir said.
  • BSF trooper killed in cross border firing in Samba

    BSF trooper killed in cross border firing in Samba

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    A Border Security Force ( BSF ) soldier lost his life in a cross-border firing along the International Boundary (IB) in Jammu and Kashmir's Samba district on the intervening night of May 14 and 15. Army also pressed helicopters into service during the search operation which entered the second day on Tuesday, the official said. The crossfire incidents along the IB over the past three months have reduced considerably after the intense border confrontations in January and February, which led to ...
  • Bihar Board 10th result will not to be declared today

    Bihar Board 10th result will not to be declared today

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    A year ago the results were declared on June 22nd and the pass percentage was 50.12%. Normally every year the Bihar School Examination Board conducts Annual Secondary School Examination in the month of February/March and Supplementary School Examination in the month of August/September on the basis of course/syllabus as prescribed by the state Government.
  • Daily chances for scattered storms this week

    Daily chances for scattered storms this week

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    As we move into the afternoon, expect an increase in showers and thunderstorms. More isolated storms look to be on the way for Wednesday . The higher dew points may make it feel more humid than it's been, and south to southwest wind should stay around 15-20 miles per hour for much of the day.
  • Huge explosion heard in Afghan capital Kabul

    Huge explosion heard in Afghan capital Kabul

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    Meanwhile, Abdul Basir Salangi, provincial governor, confirmed heavy fighting in the city. No detail on possible target, a Police Spokesman has said . A statement by MoD said the militants launched a coordinated attack from the North of the city through Regi outpost towards the 70th Division in the early hours of Tuesday morning.
  • Modi to hold 'informal' summit with Putin on May 21

    Modi to hold 'informal' summit with Putin on May 21

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    Modi will be travelling to Russian Federation at Putin's invitation, the government said on Friday. Last week, national security adviser Ajit Doval had visited Moscow and held talks with foreign minister Sergei Lavrov. This will be the first meeting between Putin and Modi this year, however, since the beginning of the year, the two leaders have had several phone conversations.
  • Pennsylvania Primary Results Weigh Heavy on Future of House

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    On the Republican side, Clint Owlett, Mark L. Hamilton and Dennis Weaver are campaigning for the GOP's sole nomination for that position. And on Tuesday, thanks to a radical redrawing of the state's political topography (an action that will no doubt be litigated for years to come), the chance for surprise and history abounds.
  • Original Black Panthers protest, call for justice

    Original Black Panthers protest, call for justice

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    The teen is struck multiple times before the officer is able to secure the boy's hands behind his back. According to the statement, the teenager fought with the officer when he tried to arrest him. "I can assure you that we take all situations seriously when they involve a use of force by our officers", he said. The Original Black Panthers of all Milwaukee desire the authorities fired and charged.
  • Maine Poor People's Campaign protests in Augusta

    Maine Poor People's Campaign protests in Augusta

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    The Poor People's campaign says they have other events planned over the next few weeks that will focus on child poverty, racism, and inequality. They sang and chanted while holding up signs. Monday's rally kicked off 40 days of protest and voter mobilization here in ME and across the country, leading up to a rally in Washington, D.C. next month.
  • S. Korean leader praises North's plan to dismantle nuke site

    S. Korean leader praises North's plan to dismantle nuke site

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    South Korea had no immediate response to the statement. This week, President Donald Trump welcomed home three Americans who were being held as political prisoners in North Korea , and announced the date and time of his highly anticipated meeting with Kim Jong Un.
  • Abe seeks successive talks with Trump around US-N. Korea summit

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    Representatives of the head of the United States reports that in Washington there are performance benefits to North Korea , if they decide to discontinue further development of ballistic warheads. "The likelihood is that Trump's withdrawal from the Iran deal didn't fundamentally alter Kim Jong-Un's thinking about USA posture", Russel said. At a party meeting last month, Kim proclaimed that the development of the North's nuclear force was complete and promised no more nuclear or missile ...
  • Ultimate reins of power to stay with Ardern during maternity leave

    Ultimate reins of power to stay with Ardern during maternity leave

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    A MONTH out from her due date, pregnant New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has laid out the details of how the country will be run when she takes leave. Mr Peters would manage the day-to-day business of government, such as answering questions in parliament and attending official engagements. "I imagine it will be dialogue both ways", Ms Ardern said.
  • Palestinians dead, as protests of US Embassy opening in Jerusalem turn deadly

    Palestinians dead, as protests of US Embassy opening in Jerusalem turn deadly

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    When President Donald Trump announced the US would be moving its Israel based embassy from Tel Aviv to the capital of Jerusalem , the United Nations showed its true colors. The three congressmen, all of whom visited Israel in 2016 but were denied the opportunity to cross into the Gaza Strip by the Israeli Coordination and Liaison Administration, wrote in late April to Ron Dermer, the Israeli Ambassador to the US.
  • Ed Sheeran Emerges Highest British Music Earner In 2017

    Ed Sheeran Emerges Highest British Music Earner In 2017

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    Their fortune jumped by £4.44 billion on 2017, with their India-based auto manufacturer Ashok Leyland and Mumbai-based IndusInd Bank having a particularly successful year. The Duke is also the UK's youngest billionaire. The Rich List says that his wealth grew by £444m over the a year ago to £9.96bn. The sports stars make up 17 of the richest people aged 30 or under in the new edition of The Sunday Times Young Rich List, worth a combined £615m (€697m).
  • Baroness Tessa Jowell remembered by MPs: 'She was the best of us'

    Baroness Tessa Jowell remembered by MPs: 'She was the best of us'

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    May, who has announced that funding for brain cancer research would be doubled and better diagnostic tests rolled out to all NHS hospitals in tribute, said the former Labour cabinet minister's dignity and courage were "as humbling as they were inspirational", adding: "Even at what must have been some of her most hard moments, her compassion for others shone through".
  • Plane makes emergency landing after cockpit windshield breaks

    Plane makes emergency landing after cockpit windshield breaks

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    The Sichuan Airlines flight from Chongquin to Lhasa had to be grounded immediately when the windshield suddenly broke open yesterday morning. One of the plane's pilots was partially sucked out of the aircraft, according to his co-pilot. 'Everything in the cockpit was floating in the air. "Everything was flying about in the cockpit, a lot of equipment was working badly and the noise was so loud that you could not hear the radio anymore".
  • Missouri lawmakers to continue Greitens review

    Missouri lawmakers to continue Greitens review

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    And he faces a looming threat to his governorship from the Missouri General Assembly, which has scheduled a special session on Friday that could lead to a vote on impeachment. Ms. Gardner , a Democrat, filed the felony charge in February, accusing Mr. Greitens, who is married, of taking the explicit photo of his former hairdresser, with whom he has acknowledged having an affair.
  • Former Senator Harry Reid Diagnosed With Cancer

    Former Senator Harry Reid Diagnosed With Cancer

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    According to Reid's family, doctors discovered the tumor in his pancreas during a routine screening and they are confident that he will recover well after the surgery. "The doctors say pancreatic cancer is not a great thing, but given that the operation couldn't have gone much better, we are all praying for Harry's speedy recovery", he said.
  • Hawaii volcano's sulfur dioxide threatens health

    Hawaii volcano's sulfur dioxide threatens health

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    FILE - Lava erupts from a fissure east of the Leilani Estates subdivision during ongoing eruptions of the Kilauea volcano in Hawaii, May 13, 2018. Authorities said the two new cracks were spotted in the Lanipuna Gardens neighbourhood where residents were ordered to evacuate earlier this month after the volcano erupted and two major earthquakes rattled the island.
  • PM To Hold Informal Summit With Russian Prez Putin On May 21

    PM To Hold Informal Summit With Russian Prez Putin On May 21

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    The two leaders would also discuss their respective national developmental priorities and bilateral matters, the ministry added. Under the strategic partnership signed between the two nations in 2000, India and Russian Federation have held 18 formal summits so far, the last in St Petersburg where Modi and Putin also interacted with CEOs from both countries, and addressed the St.