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He was arrested Friday morning and was being held in custody pending a court appearance in Saskatchewan next week. "Tune in at 1:00 p.m. today for an announcement regarding an arrest made in relation to the investigation into the fatal collision involving the Humboldt Broncos on April 6, 2018", said Saskatchewan RCMP in a statement.
  • Scott Pruitt OUT at EPA

    Scott Pruitt OUT at EPA

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    Pruitt's resignation comes after a flood of absurd scandals roiled his leadership of the agency. Environmental Protection Agency administrator Scott Pruitt listens as President Donald Trump speaks during a cabinet meeting at the White House , Thursday, June 21, 2018, in Washington .
  • Politicians, analysts react on Twitter after Avenfield verdict

    Politicians, analysts react on Twitter after Avenfield verdict

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    Maryam received an 8-year sentence with a 2-million-pound fine, while her husband Captain (retd) Safdar was sentenced to one year. In 2017, NAB filed three references against the Sharif family - the Avenfield property in London, Flagship Investment Ltd and Al-Azizia Steel Mills - in compliance with the Supreme Court orders in the Panama Papers case.
  • IDF Spokesman: Hamas Trying to Lure Soldiers With Mobile Phone App

    IDF Spokesman: Hamas Trying to Lure Soldiers With Mobile Phone App

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    One intelligence official said the app was "actually a very good one". The military said the first two apps were called Glancelove and Winkchat, supposed dating apps. Twitter has closed a number of accounts belonging to Hamas and Hezbollah officials, the Israeli Ministry of Public Security and Strategic Affairs said yesterday.
  • Trump holds campaign rally in Montana

    Trump holds campaign rally in Montana

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    Trump said at a campaign rally Thursday that if he were debating Warren, he would offer her $1 million to take an ancestry test to back up her past claims of Native American heritage. "But Jon Tester said things about him that were awful and weren't true". Elizabeth Warren of MA while speaking at a campaign rally for Republican state auditor Matt Rosendale in Montana on Thursday.
  • US using DNA to reunite 3000 migrant children, parents

    US using DNA to reunite 3000 migrant children, parents

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    In the past, families detained while crossing the U.S. -Mexico border were often released from custody to pursue their immigration cases while living freely in the United States, but the Trump administration has made clear that it intends to end what it derides as "catch and release" immigration policies.
  • Amesbury poisoning: Novichok victims 'handled contaminated item'

    Amesbury poisoning: Novichok victims 'handled contaminated item'

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    The two were dating and had reportedly been at a function Saturday afternoon at Amesbury Baptist Church. "It's very hard to say how it would be linked unless you know something about the people who've become the casualties", Major General Chip Chapman, former head of counter-terrorism for the Ministry of Defence, said .
  • Turnbull won't intervene in Nauru ABC ban

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    Amnesty International said the ban was a "brazen" attempt to suppress coverage of the treatment of asylum seekers in the Australian-funded offshore processing centre. An ABC camera operator was to be part of a three-person Australian media pool at the forum in September, alongside a journalist and photographer from AAP.
  • Leader of Japan Doomsday Cult Executed

    Leader of Japan Doomsday Cult Executed

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    The Aum Shinri Kyo, or Aum Supreme Truth cult , which believed in a combination of Buddhist and Hindu meditation with apocalyptic teachings, committed a series of crimes in Tokyo . and many other countries, but Aleph and Hikari no Wa are both legal in Japan , although designated as "dangerous religions" subject to surveillance.
  • Trump will focus on Russia's 'malign' activity at summits

    Trump will focus on Russia's 'malign' activity at summits

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    Previously, Putin and Trump have had meetings on the margins of other global gatherings. The press center for reporters accredited for the forthcoming summit meeting between Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump in Helsinki will be located in the downtown Finlandia Hall palace of congresses, the Finnish Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday as it announced the opening of accreditations for the summit.
  • USA 'firing at itself' with trade measures: China

    USA 'firing at itself' with trade measures: China

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    The world's two biggest economies have fired the opening shots in a trade war that could have wide-ranging consequences for consumers, workers, companies, investors and political leaders. US stocks have wobbled on trade frictions, but the S&P 500 Index remains roughly level from the start of the year. Recent U.S. tariffs on steel and aluminum antagonized fellow developed nations and drew return fire from countries including the European Union and Canada.
  • Writer-in-chief? Internet ‘pours over’ Trump Twitter typo

    Writer-in-chief? Internet ‘pours over’ Trump Twitter typo

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    Such an opportunity to mock trump was too ripe for just Rowling to chime in. " I capitalize certain words only for emphasis, not b/c they should be capitalized! ". Dictionary editors Merriam-Webster didn't let the mistake slide. In response, Rowling laughed some more and wrote "someone told him how to spell "pore".
  • Dozens die in Indonesia ferry disaster

    Dozens die in Indonesia ferry disaster

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    The deadly incident came on the same day authorities officially called off the search for more than 160 people still missing after another ferry sank on a popular tourist lake in Sumatra two weeks ago. The accident happened only days after a boat, allegedly overloaded, sank in lake Toba of North Sumatra province, killing at least four people and left almost 200 others missing.
  • Kim, Xi agreed US troops should leave South Korea

    Kim, Xi agreed US troops should leave South Korea

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    Trump's national security adviser, John Bolton, says North Korea could dismantle its nuclear arsenal within a year, but other USA officials have said they hope it can be accomplished by the end of Trump's first term in the White House, in January 2021.
  • Dozens of Chinese tourists missing after boat capsizes off Thailand

    Dozens of Chinese tourists missing after boat capsizes off Thailand

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    A boat carrying dozens of Chinese tourists overturned Thursday in rough seas off southern Thailand and 49 passengers were unaccounted for, an official said. Phuket officials had earlier issued a warning of severe weather until next Tuesday, including heavy rain and winds. "All agencies are co-operating in their search at this time", Mr Norraphat said.
  • Ohio State team doctor warned, former coach says

    Ohio State team doctor warned, former coach says

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    Asked whether he had been in contact with Jordan before going public, DiSabato claimed that he had exchanged messages with the conservative lawmaker "didn't deny what was happening, and he said he wanted to be left out of it". A source in Jordan's office, who described the emails as " freaky, seemingly unhinged", told ABC News the lawmaker received the emails on his personal account and they were turned over by his staff to Capitol Police for their expert assessment.
  • Sadiq Khan Gives Green Light To Inflatable Trump Baby

    Sadiq Khan Gives Green Light To Inflatable Trump Baby

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    Campaigners grouped under the name " Trump Baby " have raised some £16,000 to pay for the inflatable, and more than 10,000 people have signed a petition requesting to "make Trump Baby fly". The balloon must be tethered to the ground from Parliament Square Gardens and can not fly higher than 98 feet, Sky News reported. Trump Baby will fly next Friday.
  • Poland's Supreme Court chief defies retirement law

    Poland's Supreme Court chief defies retirement law

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    Hundreds protest outside the Supreme Court building in Warsaw on Wednesday. She also said that the law marked a worrying trend in Polish politics where "the fundamental rights of Polish citizens will be destroyed sooner or later". On Tuesday, the dispute triggered protests in front of the court in the capital, Warsaw , which Gersdorf also attended. Nobel Peace Prize victor Walesa said he would come to Warsaw from his hometown of Gdansk on Wednesday to defend the Supreme Court.
  • Dozens missing after boat capsizes off Thailand's Phuket island

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    A yacht called the Senerita carrying 39 people also capsized in the high seas, the officials added. Governor Norraphat Plodthong said 48 passengers were rescued from the boat, with 49 unaccounted for. Thailand is already making worldwide headlines after 12 boys and their junior soccer coach were found alive this week after becoming trapped inside a cave in the country's north .
  • Mother sold her 7-year-old son, tried to sell daughters

    Mother sold her 7-year-old son, tried to sell daughters

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    According to Fox News , 29-year-old Esmerelda Garza was arrested on Friday on suspicion of third-degree felony sale or purchase of a child. Authorities say the seven-year-old boy was purchased by two other males. The trio were booked into Nueces County Jail, with Garza held on a $100,000 bond. Authorities are continuing to investigate, and additional charges could be forthcoming.
  • Fun Facts: The 4th of July was nearly the 2nd of July

    Fun Facts: The 4th of July was nearly the 2nd of July

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    History.com says that immediately after its adoption, the Declaration of Independence was read in public, followed by festivities that included concerts, bonfires, parades and the firing of cannons and muskets, just as Adams had wished. Both men were just 26 years old. In an Instagram post, Comey shared a photo of several numbered pieces of paper with burnt edges, which he explained in a caption are printed with the Declaration of Independence .
  • Protestors Call To Abolish ICE At Hartford Immigrant Rights Rally

    Protestors Call To Abolish ICE At Hartford Immigrant Rights Rally

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    The number who feel the government isn't aggressive enough in deporting illegal immigrants fell to a low of 41% in February of a year ago from a high of 62% in April 2015 . This particular protest should not be lumped in with the recent " Abolish ICE " protests or calls from Democratic politicians to abolish ICE. Senators Elizabeth Warren and Kirsten Gillibrand, his potential opponents for the Democratic nomination, have both come out in favor of abolishing ICE.
  • Iranian diplomat arrested following terrorist plot

    Iranian diplomat arrested following terrorist plot

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    In a joint statement, Belgian prosecutors and intelligence services said the pair had 500g of homemade explosive TATP and a detonation device in their auto. The umbrella coalition is largely controlled by the Mujahedin-e-Khalq (MeK), which was once listed as a terrorist organisation in the U.S. and Europe and is still widely viewed as a Marxist-Islamist cult built around the personality of its leader, Maryam Rajavi.
  • Protester climbs State of Liberty on Independence Day

    Protester climbs State of Liberty on Independence Day

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    A group called " Rise and Resist " had protested the Immigration and Customs Enforcement's behavior, with "Abolish ICE" banners at the landmark. When confronted by police, the woman initially claimed she would only come down when every migrant child and parent separated by the United States' zero-tolerance policy on its southern border had been reunited.
  • Tropical Depression forms over central tropical Atlantic

    Tropical Depression forms over central tropical Atlantic

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    The storm however is not forecast to become anything more than an extremely weak tropical storm through the end of the weekend. Colorado State University forecasters Philip Klotzbach and Michael Bell released their July forecast , predicting a total of 11 named tropical storms during the 2018 season - four that will likely become hurricanes.
  • SC verdict has made BJP further nervous of AAPs performance in Delhi

    SC verdict has made BJP further nervous of AAPs performance in Delhi

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    The apex court had further indicated at the time that, according to the Constitution, the final nod lay with the L-G's office while the elected state governments would have to operate within the framework laid out. The Real power must lie with the elected government. This court had to step in only because skirmishes between the two have raised constitutional issues of the proper distribution of executive control over the National Capital Territory, Justice Chandrachud added.
  • Top Russian, US diplomats to meet after Putin-Trump summit - minister

    Top Russian, US diplomats to meet after Putin-Trump summit - minister

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    Lavrov said in Moscow on July 4 that his meeting with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo would have to take place after the planned talks between Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump in Helsinki on July 16. For the second day in a row he stressed that the two powers do not necessarily need to be adversaries, but competitors like in sports or trade. Lavrov also congratulated the delegation on the forthcoming US Independence Day and wished them well on hosting the 2026 FIFA World Cup.
  • Kim Dotcom's latest Megaupload court defeat leaves him only one option

    Kim Dotcom's latest Megaupload court defeat leaves him only one option

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    The Court of Appeal said Thursday that Dotcom and three co-accused had failed in their attempt to overturn a High Court decision that they were eligible for surrender to the US, according to a judgment posted on the Court website. The group lost their case in the North Shore District Court in 2015 and has now lost appeals to the High Court and the Court of Appeal. At its height in 2011, Megaupload claimed to have 50 million daily users and account for four per cent of the world's ...
  • Theresa May warned failure to deliver Brexit would be 'catastrophic'

    Theresa May warned failure to deliver Brexit would be 'catastrophic'

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    She will ask her cabinet to back a plan that would see Britain collect duties on imports at the rate of the EU's common customs tariff, in effect making Britain the EU's tax collector, according to Peston. So far, May's advisers have come up with two options, neither of which have the full support of her party. Two years ago this summer, voters in the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union .
  • 2 people exposed to unknown substance near Salisbury

    2 people exposed to unknown substance near Salisbury

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    The couple, believed to be Charlie Rowley and Dawn Sturgess , are in a critical condition having been found unconscious at a house on Saturday. Hours later, at 3:30pm an ambulance was called back to that same address where a 45-year-old man had also fallen ill.
  • Gay conversion therapies to be banned

    Gay conversion therapies to be banned

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    In New Zealand, a petition has been launched, calling on the Government to follow suit. The simple act of holding hands is something all same-sex couples do with a high degree of caution. "We are glad that the Government is giving more attention to LGBT+ issues, especially in relation to health and education, but much of this plan is yet more reviews and consultations", said Labour equalities spokeswoman Dawn Butler.
  • British officials devise third option for post-Brexit customs, BBC reports

    British officials devise third option for post-Brexit customs, BBC reports

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    In an article for the Observer, Sir Graham - chairman of the 1922 committee of backbench Conservatives - said: "The danger of disunity at the top of the party is not just that it makes the Prime Minister's job more hard in negotiations with Brussels, and therefore puts at risk the good Brexit deal that is in reach, it also gives an impression of division to the country".
  • Macron loosens up trip to Nigeria with visit to legendary Lagos nightclub

    Macron loosens up trip to Nigeria with visit to legendary Lagos nightclub

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    Macron was already familiar with the venue: Long before he was elected president, he interned at the French Embassy in the capital of Abuja, and he claims to have visited the Shrine during the six months he spent in Nigeria . The late Fela, he said, was a politician, who wanted change for the society. He said the African Cultural Season which would provide new opportunities to youths, was being financed by the private sector in Nigeria.
  • China to impose $34bn tariffs before the U.S. as trade dispute escalates

    China to impose $34bn tariffs before the U.S. as trade dispute escalates

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    The German firm makes Mercedes SUVs in the United States and ships them to China, its biggest market. The European Union's (EU) top two officials warned about greater trade tensions with the USA as President Donald Trump weighs tariffs on foreign cars after irking American allies with metal-import levies.
  • U.S. will act if not treated properly — Trump warns WTO

    U.S. will act if not treated properly — Trump warns WTO

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    The draft bill published by Axios did not mention the WTO, but its report said the law would allow the United States to disregard tariff limits agreed at the WTO since 1995. "We are going to be continuing negotiations with individual countries as well as organisations", she said. White House trade adviser Peter Navarro, speaking on CNN on Saturday, deflected a question over whether the administration wanted to withdraw from the global treaty, saying, "That's the president's decision".
  • North Korea’s missile program was expanding as Trump met with Kim

    North Korea’s missile program was expanding as Trump met with Kim

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    The talks focused on taking the next step in carrying out the declaration signed by Trump and Kim during the Singapore summit on June 12. Earlier, the State Department confirmed that a USA delegation led by Sung Kim, the U.S. It was the first face-to-face meeting between USA and North Korean officials since Mr Trump's June 12 summit with Kim in Singapore. Also among the facilities under scrutiny is a secret underground uranium site at Kangson, believed to have twice the enrichment ...
  • Reports of person climbing Statue of Liberty; arrests madey

    Reports of person climbing Statue of Liberty; arrests madey

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    A woman has climbed the base of the Statue of Liberty and seven people have been arrested on Liberty Island, all of whom are believed to be protesters, law enforcement sources told CNN . the group posted a tweet to disavow any connection with the climber. ICE, the Immigration and Customs Enforcement, is a division of the Department of Homeland Security whose officers arrest and deport unauthorized immigrants inside the USA, among other duties.
  • Trump roasted after typo in tweet about his incredible spelling skills

    Trump roasted after typo in tweet about his incredible spelling skills

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    The tweet mysteriously disappeared shortly after it was posted, and was replaced with a almost identical message - with one glaring change. Trump's mistake was in the difference between the word "pore" and "pour". It provided definitions for "pore over" and "pour over" and went one step further, defining "comb over" - a not-so-subtle reference to the president's signature hairstyle.