• Trump congratulates new leftist Mexico leader

    Trump congratulates new leftist Mexico leader

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    That would be the biggest share of the vote since the early 1980s, and would give Lopez Obrador a strong platform both to address Mexico's internal problems and face external challenges like the threat of a trade war with the United States.
  • Black Boy Mowing Grass Gets More Business After Neighbors Call Cops

    Black Boy Mowing Grass Gets More Business After Neighbors Call Cops

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    There is no fence to mark where one property begins and another ends. "I got property I want these kids to cut, '" Holt said. Fields said her son started mowing yards in May because he was bored and wanted some candy money. Reggie, who is hoping to earn enough money to improve his equipment is happy to take on new customers, promising to be there on time too! According to Holt-Colden, the same neighbor has called police in the past - last December the neighbor reported a snowball fight ...
  • Afghanistan: At least four dead after blast in Jalalabad

    Afghanistan: At least four dead after blast in Jalalabad

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    Of the 19 killed in the Jalalabad attack , 17 were Sikhs and Hindus . "We have received 19 bodies and 20 wounded", Najibullah Kamawal, the head of Nangahar public health department, said by phone. No group has claimed responsibility for the attack yet. Small communities of Sikhs and Hindus live in Afghanistan which is otherwise an overwhelmingly Muslim nation.
  • Comedian Pretending To Be Senator, Prank-Calls President Trump

    Comedian Pretending To Be Senator, Prank-Calls President Trump

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    Robert Menendez , who was acquitted of corruption charges earlier this year. A voice purportedly belonging to Mr Trump discussed topics including immigration in the phone call with John " Stuttering John " Melendez , who pretended to be Senator Bob Menendez .
  • Moog Post Appeal To Save Jobs After 25% Trade Tariff Announced

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    The European Union has warned the United States that imposing import tariffs on cars and auto parts would harm its own automotive industry and likely lead to counter-measures by its trading partners on US$294 billion of USA exports. In all fairness, they have their farmers, so they want to protect their farmers. The bloc exported 37.4 billion euros ($43.6 billion) of cars to the United States in 2017, while 6.2 billion euros worth of cars went the other way.
  • Trudeau congratulates Lopez Obrador on winning Mexican presidency

    Trudeau congratulates Lopez Obrador on winning Mexican presidency

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    Newspaper El Financiero's exit poll gave him 49 percent of the vote to 27 percent for conservative Ricardo Anaya and 18 percent for ruling-party candidate Jose Antonio Meade. "We represent modernity forged from below". Much of the popular ire has been aimed at unpopular President Enrique Pena Nieto's Institutional Revolutionary Party, or PRI, whose market-oriented economic reforms have yet to benefit many Mexicans, and Meade struggled during the campaign to escape popular rejection of ...
  • Michael Cohen Cuts Bait On Donald Trump In Interview With George Stephanopoulos

    Michael Cohen Cuts Bait On Donald Trump In Interview With George Stephanopoulos

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    The FBI raided Cohen's office and hotel room earlier this year, collecting thousands of documents, most of which are being handed over to prosecutors. Stephanopoulos said that in several instances, Cohen broke with Trump in characterizing the federal investigations. "When they searched my hotel room and my home, it was obviously upsetting to me and my family", he continued.
  • Hero puppy protects owner from rattlesnake

    Hero puppy protects owner from rattlesnake

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    Paula Godwin wrote in a Facebook post that she was hiking Friday morning with her two dogs , Copper and Todd, when she nearly stepped on a rattlesnake. Thankfully, the courageous pooch is expected to make a full recovery. "It was a handsome morning", Godwin wrote in a Facebook post. Godwin said the swelling has since gone down and Todd is doing "remarkably well" as he recovers from his heroic act.
  • Senator Mocks Trump Over North Korea Nuclear Program

    Senator Mocks Trump Over North Korea Nuclear Program

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    However, his comments Sunday came just one day after NBC reported that they were told by more than a dozen us officials that North Korea is pushing forward with its nuclear program at multiple secret sites. Then on Sunday night, the Wall Street Journal reported that researchers have determined that North Korea is rapidly completing a major expansion of a key missile-manufacturing facility - one that produces reentry vehicles and solid-fuel ballistic missiles created to enable nuclear ...
  • Child seriously hurt on Norfolk beach inflatable

    Child seriously hurt on Norfolk beach inflatable

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    The family is being supported by specialist officers. The UK's Press Association (PA) cited witnesses as saying the inflatable trampoline had exploded and flung the girl into the air, at the beach in Gorleston-on-Sea in Norfolk, in England's east.
  • Cohen says he's putting family and country before Trump

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    Abrams went on to say what an "amazing statement" it was for Cohen to say that the Federal Bureau of Investigation agents were kind to him when they raided his office and took thousands of his documents. Cohen did not discuss the Daniels payment with ABC. Cohen, in the off-camera interview, also said he doesn't agree "with those who demonize or vilify the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
  • Trump predicts 'vicious' fight over Supreme Court vacancy

    Trump predicts 'vicious' fight over Supreme Court vacancy

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    Collins, a member of the House Judiciary Committee, told host Martha Raddatz on ABC's "This Week" that the 1973 decision establishing basic grounds for American women's abortion access should be off-limits for Trump's pick. Republicans now hold a 51-seat majority in the Senate , and a Supreme Court nominee will be confirmed by a simple majority of votes. In addition to Collins, another key vote in the Senate on the abortion issue would be fellow Republican Senator Lisa Murkowski , ...
  • Australians rush to help rescue soccer team stuck in cave

    Australians rush to help rescue soccer team stuck in cave

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    There was still no contact with the boys, aged 11 to 16, and their coach who went into the 10-kilometre Tham Luang cave on the border with Laos and Myanmar last weekend. Continued rain and subsequent flooding in the cave has hampered rescue efforts, as diving was suspended for most of the week to drain floodwater out so divers can have enough oxygen inside the cave.
  • PM says no agreement with Germany on return of asylum seekers

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    This will likely include regions like Sicily and remote Italian islands such as Lampedusa that have been frontline destinations for many migrant entries into Europe. Likewise, with Malta and Italy closing ports to NGO rescue boats, leaving refugees and migrants adrift for days, the need for predictable disembarkation plans, a reform of the Dublin system, and safe and legal routes that provide alternatives to people embarking on unsafe journeys, is as urgent as ever, says Amnesty.
  • Dems Cutting Their Own Throats by Calling for Abolishing ICE

    Dems Cutting Their Own Throats by Calling for Abolishing ICE

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    Joe Crowley in NY. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi , Calif., "believes that ICE has been on the wrong end of far too many inhumane and unconstitutional practices to be allowed to continue without an immediate and fundamental overhaul", said her spokesman, Drew Hammill.
  • US intelligence believes North Korea making more nuclear bomb fuel despite talks

    US intelligence believes North Korea making more nuclear bomb fuel despite talks

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    So, for that matter, does Donald Trump . A day after that summit Trump said on Twitter there "is no longer a Nuclear Threat from North Korea ". China and Russian Federation have been leading calls for a review of the sanctions. However, one official pointed out that, despite the assessment, the talks between the USA and North Korea were positive and Kim's decision to destroy a major missile-testing site and suspend nuclear and missile tests were a step forward.
  • Syrian rebels lose string of towns as 160,000 flee regime offensive

    Syrian rebels lose string of towns as 160,000 flee regime offensive

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    Netanyahu added he is in constant contact with the White House and the Kremlin on the matter, as are Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman and IDF Chief of Staff Gadi Eisenkot with their counterparts in the US and Russian Federation. Rebels met Russian negotiators on Saturday to seek peace terms for Daraa province, where most of their southwest territory is located, but said these failed.
  • French prisoner Redoine Faid escapes from Paris prison in helicopter

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    Belloubet said Faid was in a room visiting with his brother, Brahim, when the commandos burst in, grabbed Faid and hustled him to the waiting whirlybird. Faid is something of a celebrity criminal in France, having embarked on a life of crime in the 1990s when he and his gang pulled off a series of bank- and armored-car heists.
  • 'Pure evil': Man on stabbing spree targeted three-year-old's party

    'Pure evil': Man on stabbing spree targeted three-year-old's party

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    Kinner, who has been charged with nine counts of aggravated battery and 6 counts of injuring a child, had previously been convicted for numerous crimes and served prison time in Kentucky, said Bones. Police closed roughly a mile of the road during the initial investigation and later diverted traffic to the lanes farthest from the complex using flares and barricades.
  • North Korea plotting to keep arsenal

    North Korea plotting to keep arsenal

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    The lone weapons facility that has been acknowledged by North Korea is in Yongbyon, 100 kilometres north of Pyongyang. Appearing on CNN's State of the Union and Fox News Sunday , Bolton explained that the program would be contingent on North Korea cooperating and disclosing all of its nuclear, chemical, and biological weapons - an enormous if - but that North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un was repeatedly "very emphatic" about wanting to denuclearize at the summit with President Trump last ...
  • USA not to exit WTO

    USA not to exit WTO

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    The source added that Trump has frequently told advisers, "We always get fucked by them [the WTO]". "I don't know why we're in it. The WTO has to start treating the United States fairly because they have not treated us fairly", he said. "These actions are wholly legitimate and fully justified, both as a matter of US law and WTO rules", he said. He thinks there's aspects of it that are not fair.
  • ‘We care’: Family separation protests flood United States cities

    ‘We care’: Family separation protests flood United States cities

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    Tens of thousands of people have joined nationwide protests across the United States over the Trump administration's strict migrant policy. As Americans debate the Trump administration's hardened immigration policies , one group of citizens has first-hand experience with the process: the more than 43 million Americans who lawfully immigrated to the country.
  • Capital Gazette staff: 'Keep reading, we've only just begun'

    Capital Gazette staff: 'Keep reading, we've only just begun'

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    Hiaasen shared the sardonic wit of his famous brother, author Carl Hiaasen. "Year in review: From Taney to Trump to Crystal Spring, issues pour across editorial page " - "A newspaper editorial page - on which the issues of the day are dissected not just by staff-written editorials but by guest columnists and letter writers - may be the best way to read a community's mind".
  • Actress Susan Sarandon Among Hundreds Arrested At Trump Immigration Rally

    Actress Susan Sarandon Among Hundreds Arrested At Trump Immigration Rally

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    Sarandon, who tweeted live updates from the event, joined in chants of "we care" in reference to First Lady Melania Trump's weird decision to wear a jacket scribed with the words "I really don't care do u?". Women at the rally, which protested in part the separation of families at the border between America and Mexico, were reported to be chanting "We care" in response to the jacket Melania Trump wore to a migrant child detention centre in Texas.
  • Bolton: US has plan to dismantle NK nuclear program in year

    Bolton: US has plan to dismantle NK nuclear program in year

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    A day after it was reported that Pyongyang has increased its production of enriched uranium at secret sites, Fox Business broadcast an interview with the president. On CBS's " Face the Nation ", Bolton said North Korea's nuclear arsenal could be dismantled in a year if Pyongyang cooperates, adding that the program would require "full disclosure of all [of North Korea's] chemical and biological, nuclear programs, ballistic missile sites".
  • Annapolis shooting suspect not cooperating with detectives

    Annapolis shooting suspect not cooperating with detectives

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    In the United States a candlelight vigil has been held in Maryland in memory of five newspaper employees, shot dead by a gunman on Thursday. Jarrod W. "This was something that unfolded in the open and over time". He added there was evidence to show he meant to "kill as many people as he could". The writer noted that he knew where the newspaper's offices were.
  • Top French criminal Redoine Faid escapes prison by helicopter

    Top French criminal Redoine Faid escapes prison by helicopter

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    Incredibly, it's not the first time Faid has been involved in a spectacular jailbreak. The ministry said an armed commando landed in a helicopter in the courtyard as the prisoner was in the visiting room of the prison. Faid is believed to have left by vehicle along with his accomplices. The helicopter was later found in a northeastern suburb of Paris about 60km from the prison, one source said, adding that a police search has been launched across the entire Paris region.
  • Angela Merkel says Europe moving closer to common asylum system

    Angela Merkel says Europe moving closer to common asylum system

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    It even threatened to veto the summit's concluding statement unless the bloc's 28 leaders reached a common understanding on migration. "The only thing European states appear to have agreed on is to block people at the doorstep of Europe regardless of how vulnerable they are, or what horrors they are escaping - and to demonise non-governmental search and rescue operations", MSF's emergencies chief Karline Kleijer said .
  • Protesters Rally Against White House's Immigration Policy

    Protesters Rally Against White House's Immigration Policy

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    At Berkeley's protest against federal immigration policies Saturday, demonstrators' signs demanded ICE be "crushed", "put in a deep freezer" and, less metaphorically, "abolished". Julie Hoplamazian, an Episcopal priest marching in Brooklyn. "We just kept hearing over and over again, if it was my child, I would want someone to do something".
  • Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez explains her shocking victory and takes shot at Trump

    Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez explains her shocking victory and takes shot at Trump

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    Nixon, the liberal activist and former "Sex and the City" star, faces two-term Gov. Andrew Cuomo in New York's September Democratic primary. "Stop burying the lede when it's a woman", tweeted journalist and author Victoria Brownworth . In a Reddit forum previous year she described driving across the country with friends after the election. Perhaps he should have been nicer, and more respectful, to his President! Bernie Sanders, a previously little-known independent from Vermont, ran on an ...
  • Thousands protest Trump's immigration policies in NYC

    Thousands protest Trump's immigration policies in NYC

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    Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez , the 28-year-old who stunned the country when she unseated the Democratic heavyweight Joe Crowley in a primary for New York's 14th congressional district earlier this week, has also campaigned on abolishing Ice. A tent encampment erected by protesters that prompted the closure of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement headquarters in Portland , Oregon, was being dismantled by federal law enforcement agents.
  • 5 killed in USA newsroom shooting, suspect detained

    5 killed in USA newsroom shooting, suspect detained

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    The shooting - which came amid months of verbal and online attacks on the "fake news media" from politicians and others from President Donald Trump down - prompted New York City police to immediately tighten security at news organisations in the nation's media capital.
  • Bodies found blindfolded and hanging from home in India

    Bodies found blindfolded and hanging from home in India

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    All of them belonged to the same family. Police said the body of an elderly woman was lying on the floor, while the others were found hanging. Seven were women while three were minors. The entire area surrounding 24, Sant Nagar, Burari has been cordoned off. "We are trying to find out if it's a case of suicide pact or some foul play is involved behind the deaths", said the police officer.
  • Trump’s tariffs could mean United States job losses, warns General Motors

    Trump’s tariffs could mean United States job losses, warns General Motors

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    In Ottawa , Conservative MP Pierre Poilievre blamed Prime Minister Justin Trudeau for overspending public dollars and instituting policies that he said help Trump kill jobs in Canada. "This is a perfectly reciprocal action", Freeland said. Those tariffs led to retaliatory tariffs from Mexico, Canada, the European Union, India, and Turkey.