• Canid animal shot near Denton sparks interest

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    The animal was a young, non-lactating female and a canid, a member of the dog family, which includes dogs, foxes, coyotes, and wolves. A wolf-like creature has been shot and killed by a rancher protecting his livestock near Denton, Montana, but now specialists are racking their brains trying to figure out exactly what kind of animal this was.
  • Trump lawyer met Russian oligarch at Trump Tower

    Trump lawyer met Russian oligarch at Trump Tower

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    Intrater said Vekselberg had not originally meant to meet with Cohen at Trump Tower, adding that if he had known Cohen would later be the focus of several federal criminal inquiries, he would not have hired Cohen or introduced him to Vekselberg.
  • Exit Polls: Ireland Votes to Repeal Abortion Ban

    Exit Polls: Ireland Votes to Repeal Abortion Ban

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    That meant, in practice, that abortion was strictly against the law. The Irish Times , which maintained a live blog about the national referendum on Friday, reports that 3. After that, abortions will only be allowed until the 24th week of pregnancy if there is a risk to a woman's life, or a risk of serious harm to the physical or mental health of a woman.
  • US disputes claim of airstrike on Syrian army post

    US disputes claim of airstrike on Syrian army post

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    Warplanes from the US-led coalition targeted two Syrian army positions in the eastern Syrian desert, a military media unit run by Lebanon's Hezbollah group said early on Thursday, but United States military officials denied any knowledge of the strikes, Reuters reports.
  • Burkina Faso cuts diplomatic ties with Taiwan after intense pressure from China

    Burkina Faso cuts diplomatic ties with Taiwan after intense pressure from China

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    Burkina Faso has cut diplomatic ties with Taiwan, the foreign ministry said on Thursday, following intense Chinese pressure on African countries to break with what it regards as a wayward province. 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 move described by the White House as "Orwellian nonsense".
  • Which passport is the most powerful in the world?

    Which passport is the most powerful in the world?

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    Earlier in the year, Henley also added eight territories and microstates for consideration in the ranking: Greenland, the Faroe Islands, Monaco, Andorra, Liechtenstein, Palestine, Vatican City, and San Marino, all of which Japan passport-holders can access without a visa.
  • Scouts Place Flags On Graves Of Veterans At Ashland Cemetery

    Scouts Place Flags On Graves Of Veterans At Ashland Cemetery

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    We are only a few days away from the national holiday that honors veterans who have died serving our country. The event is presented by the city of Peachtree City, in conjunction with Marine Corps League Detachment 1325, VFW Post 9949, and American Legion Post 50.
  • Britain will build own satellite system if no access to EU's - Hammond

    Britain will build own satellite system if no access to EU's - Hammond

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    The real fun and games start at paragraph 14 of the document, with a shaky finger pointed at the 8 December 2017 Joint Report (PDF) issued by the United Kingdom and European Union negotiators, which states that the United Kingdom can continue to take part in European Union programmes that were financed between 2014 and 2020 until their closure.
  • NBA Seeks 'Integrity Fees' Related to Legalized Sports Betting

    NBA Seeks 'Integrity Fees' Related to Legalized Sports Betting

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    Sweeney (D-Gloucester) detailed how New Jersey spent more than $ 10 million in legal fees fighting the leagues in court to bring sports betting to the state's casinos and racetracks. New Jersey lawmakers are expected to pass a sports betting bill on June 7. "During the intervening years the Leagues' actions almost put Monmouth Park out of business, inflicted significant financial and emotional hardship on hundreds of innocent Monmouth Park workers, and jeopardized the continued ...
  • Syria airstrike: U.S. airstrikes obliterate Syria bases - dealing blow to Vladimir Putin

    Syria airstrike: U.S. airstrikes obliterate Syria bases - dealing blow to Vladimir Putin

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    France is at odds with the Kremlin over its annexation of Crimea from Ukraine four years ago, and allegations that Moscow meddled in a French presidential election in support of one of Macron's opponents. President Macron on said he hoped Donald Trump would return to Iran nuclear negotiations but that for now French companies would have to decide for themselves how to react to renewed US sanctions against Tehran.
  • Library summer programs, events geared toward kids of all ages

    Library summer programs, events geared toward kids of all ages

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    Unlike prior years, adults are finally joining in on the festivities as Bruton Memorial Library unfolds two large summer kick-off events at the beginning of June. Similar programs have been proven to improve reading proficiency and retention in area students. Anyone who completes all four reading levels enters his or her name in a drawing to win one of the grand prize bundles.
  • At least 15 injured after bomb explosion in Canadian restaurant

    At least 15 injured after bomb explosion in Canadian restaurant

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    The suspects fled east, but the police canine unit had no luck tracking them. Fifteen people, who ranged in ages 23-69, were injured from the blast, including a man and two women who were critically injured. The area will remain closed to the public for the night, Yashnyk said. Investigators continue to search for clues near the Bombay Bhel on Friday. "This place is like their baby".
  • Anti-Sterlite protests: Death toll rises to 13, govt wants plant shut

    Anti-Sterlite protests: Death toll rises to 13, govt wants plant shut

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    He did not single out a single company, but said "Certain vested interests will prefer India to remain import dependent and use our country as their market, making India spend hard-earned foreign exchange and lose millions of jobs". At present, the company is waiting for clearance from court and government to restart the plant, which is now closed for annual maintenance, he added.
  • Two in Critical Condition in Shooting at Indiana School

    Two in Critical Condition in Shooting at Indiana School

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    Jowitt said a threat had also been made against Noblesville High School, but so far authorities had no indication it was anything more serious. "We believed he was the involved suspect", he said. She had no information on the victims' ages or the seriousness of their injuries. "This is surreal", Chad Lancaster, who has an eighth-grade daughter and sixth-grade son at the middle school, told the Indianapolis Star.
  • Judge Rules 30-Year-Old Must Move Out of Parents' Home

    Judge Rules 30-Year-Old Must Move Out of Parents' Home

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    Some adult children are working and productive but can't afford to live on their own. "With my parents , they want me out right away, and they're not really interested in providing reasonable time, and the court is siding with them, as it seems".
  • Irish PM urges voters to see through last minute abortion 'tactics'

    Irish PM urges voters to see through last minute abortion 'tactics'

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    The eighth amendment was passed by referendum in 1983 . Although it has not been the center of campaigning , the question of how Irish women have been treated historically - from the use of symphysiotomy, a primitive form of obstetric surgery, to the scandal of unmarried mothers who endured forced labor in the "Magdalene laundries" - has informed opinions here.
  • Forecasters predict 10-16 storms during 2018 hurricane season

    Forecasters predict 10-16 storms during 2018 hurricane season

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    Thursday, it forecasted a 75-percent chance that the season will be near or above normal. Its calling for between 10 and 16 named storms , five to nine hurricanes and one to four major hurricanes, which are a Category 3 or greater. NOAA forecasters released their outlook for the 2018 hurricane season. For more on the 2018 hurricane season from the NOAA, read here. According to our analysis of the National Hurricane Center's detailed database of all Atlantic storms , there were in ...
  • NAACP leader exposed as white faces fraud charges

    NAACP leader exposed as white faces fraud charges

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    Rachel Dolezal , who legally changed her name to Nkechi Diallo in 2016 , was charged this week with theft by welfare fraud, perjury and false verification for public assistance. A subpoena for her self-employment records, which included copies of her bank statements, showed Diallo had deposited almost $84,000 into her bank account between August 2015 and September 2017, without reporting it to the Department of Social and Health Services.
  • Meghan Markle receives coat of arms after royal wedding

    Meghan Markle receives coat of arms after royal wedding

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    Meghan , a self-described feminist who gave up her acting career when she Wednesday Harry, chose to have on her coat of arms a songbird, "with wings elevated as if flying and an open beak, which with the quill represents the power of communication", the palace said .
  • Donald Trump says US North Korea summit ‘could’ happen on 12 June

    Donald Trump says US North Korea summit ‘could’ happen on 12 June

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    The official China Daily said Trump's "cheeky invitation" for Kim to call or write to set up a meeting, meant the letter did not "slam the door shut on talks" in the future. Meanwhile in St Petersburg, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Friday North Korea should meet certain conditions before it can discuss long-term partnership with other countries, such as denuclearisation, the return of abducted people and fullfilling United Nations resolutions.
  • Australian grandmother sentenced to death in Malaysia

    Australian grandmother sentenced to death in Malaysia

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    Maria Elvira Pinto Exposto was arrested in December 2014 while in transit at Kuala Lumpur airport with 1.1 kilos (2.4 pounds) of crystal methamphetamine stitched into the compartment of a backpack she was carrying. Barlow and Mr. Chambers has provoked widespread criticism in Malaysia and elsewhere in Southeast Asia, where Government officials said they would not be deflected from their "war on dadah" by Western or worldwide protests when Western lives were involved.
  • Facebook releases its US political ad archive

    Facebook releases its US political ad archive

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    The rules are part of Twitter's efforts to clean up the social-media platform after revelations of Russian influence during the 2016 USA presidential election. "This is a tool that makes it easier for you to find problems and's something that we want to invite you to report as well so we get better faster", said Rob Leathern , director of product management at Facebook , as he participated in a conference call today.
  • Man smashes SUV with sledgehammer, attacks passenger in Port Richmond parking lot

    Man smashes SUV with sledgehammer, attacks passenger in Port Richmond parking lot

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    As the SUV is then seen driving off, a man falls out of the passenger's side of the auto and the man strikes him with the weapon. The SUV stops and the passenger limps towards the auto and the man then hits the vehicle again. After a few seconds, the SUV drives off, seemingly with both the driver and the passenger in the blue shirt. The SUV stops a short distance away, and the passenger gets up in an attempt to get back into the vehicle.
  • Armed Citizen Killed A Suspect During Oklahoma City Restaurant Shooting

    Armed Citizen Killed A Suspect During Oklahoma City Restaurant Shooting

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    Family members say the suspect shot Natalie Will, and her daughter, 12-year-old Syniah Giles, as they were walking in front of the restaurant. The civilian shot and killed the suspect. The National Rifle Association tweeted about the shooting on Thursday, touting it as an example of the idea that "the best way to stop a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun", an idea disputed by experts .
  • Tennessee child dies after left in truck

    Tennessee child dies after left in truck

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    The unnamed one-year-old was strapped in the family vehicle while her adoptive dad dropped off a sibling at nursery. Police said Barker flew out of Nashville on a business trip and his wife went to work. No charges are being filed at this time, police said. Fennell said Tennessee ranks eighth in the nation in child hot auto deaths. There have been 30 children who have died since 1990.
  • Trump says he has 'big news' for autoworkers, likely regarding NAFTA

    Trump says he has 'big news' for autoworkers, likely regarding NAFTA

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    The statement also cited a letter Ross sent to U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis to inform him about the investigation. The Trump administration is using national-security laws to consider imposing new tariffs on vehicle and auto-parts imports, the Commerce Department said Wednesday.
  • Russian Missile Brought Down Malaysia Airlines Flight 17

    Russian Missile Brought Down Malaysia Airlines Flight 17

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    The reconstructed wreckage of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 . Schansman was a native of Fort Lee, New Jersey, though he spent much of his upbringing in Holland. But Moscow quickly rejected the accusation, saying no such weapon had ever crossed the Russian-Ukrainian border and that it was an attempt to "discredit Russia in the eyes of the global community".
  • Iran has not violated nuclear deal, staying within restrictions: IAEA report

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

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    US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday threatened Iran with "the strongest sanctions in history " if it did not change its behavior in the Middle East. The talks come over two weeks after US President, Donald Trump , officially pulled out of the deal. Iran wants European powers to give it a package of economic measures by the end of the month to compensate for the USA withdrawal from their 2015 nuclear agreement with world powers, a senior Iranian official said on Friday.
  • Ireland to decide on divisive abortion law in historic referendum

    Ireland to decide on divisive abortion law in historic referendum

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    Vera Rooney cast her ballot at the same polling place. "I have found it hard, I have stumbled but I have met extraordinary women and men along the way who have changed my perspectives on this deeply emotive issue". I hope that today Ireland will vote yes for that freedom. The law has been in force since 1983 when a referendum approved outlawing abortion and has prevented women from exercising their reproductive rights.
  • North Korea dismantles its nuclear test site

    North Korea dismantles its nuclear test site

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    Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) told reporters". In a letter released by the White House on Thursday, Trump said, "I was very much looking forward to being there with you". The North's statements raised further doubts about Moon's claim that Kim can be persuaded to abandon his nuclear facilities, materials and weapons in a verifiable and irreversible way in return for credible security and economic guarantees.
  • New Orleans Saints react to NFL's new national anthem rules

    New Orleans Saints react to NFL's new national anthem rules

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    We say, let the naysayers stay. "So we've got time to kind of brainstorm some ideas on how we could stand for justice and what we can do". Kerr called the NFL's new national anthem policy , which will prevent players from kneeling during the national anthem , "idiotic" on Thursday.
  • Days 11 Hikes: Petrol And Diesel Prices Rise Once Again

    Days 11 Hikes: Petrol And Diesel Prices Rise Once Again

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    Although the present government takes the credit for the fuel price reform after the BJP came to power but recently these fuels too got politicized when ahead of the Karnataka assembly elections oil companies froze the daily hike of petrol and diesel prices for nearly three weeks.
  • Harvey Weinstein arrives to surrender at NY police station

    Harvey Weinstein arrives to surrender at NY police station

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    New York City police detectives said in early November that they were investigating allegations by another accuser, " Boardwalk Empire " actress Paz de la Huerta , who told police in October that Weinstein raped her twice in 2010. Otherwise, he has been hit by a litany of civil lawsuits and The Weinstein Company - which sacked him - has since filed for bankruptcy. Several US media outlets report that Weinstein will surrender to authorities in NY the following day, May 25, and that he ...
  • Pusha-T Drops New Album 'Daytona' Featuring Kanye West and Rick Ross

    Pusha-T Drops New Album 'Daytona' Featuring Kanye West and Rick Ross

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    The rapper went on to say that after telling West he did not want to pay that amount, Kanye responded that he would pay. During a radio interview with The Angie Martinez Show on Wednesday , Pusha T revealed that the rights to the image didn't come cheap after West opted to make some last-minute changes to the album cover.
  • Pinay champ stars, as Arizona advances to NCAA title match

    Pinay champ stars, as Arizona advances to NCAA title match

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    When Haley Moore sank the winning putt for Arizona on Wednesday at the NCAA Women's Championship, the tears were measured in minutes. As with the quarterfinal, Stephenson was the first to clinch a win, recording a 3-and-2 victory over Jennifer Chang with a par on 17.
  • Russia's Rusal says Deripaska resigns as director

    Russia's Rusal says Deripaska resigns as director

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    Russia's largest aluminium producer Rusal said today it has not received a formal resignation from director Oleg Deripaska , and reiterated that its business and prospects may be affected by U.S. Rusal resumed shipping aluminum to some customers last week following an extension of the deadline for companies to wind down contracts under the us sanctions, sources told Reuters .
  • Gas prices and travel up this Memorial Day weekend

    Gas prices and travel up this Memorial Day weekend

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    According to AAA , 3.4 million Texans and more than 41.5 million Americans will travel this Memorial Day weekend, almost 5 percent more than last year and the most in more than a dozen years. "Our advice to drivers is to avoid peak commute times in major cities altogether - traveling late morning or early afternoon - or plan alternative routes".