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A MA police officer and an elderly woman were killed Sunday after a suspect attacked the officer with a rock, took his gun and shot him in the head and chest, officials said. They chased him as he shot the gun three times, killing a female resident in her home, Connor said. Neighbors say the suspect had been driving erratically as officers tried to pull him over.
  • Palestinian father and son killed following building explosion in Gaza

    Palestinian father and son killed following building explosion in Gaza

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    In previous instances, explosions deemed "work accidents" have been the result of weapons manufacturing or tunnel collapses. Around 100 of them are said to have been launched from Gaza. 'We have no intention to harm anyone who is not a terrorist, ' he said. There were no reports of an Israeli counter-attack in Gaza. The attacks come amid an escalation of violence in the region in recent months.
  • Sharath Koppu's killer shot dead in Kansas

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    Sunday evening, Kansas City police tweeted crime scene photos showing an undercover police vehicle riddle with gunshots. There is still an active standoff scene at 30th and Topping, residents are advised to stay in shelter until the scene is cleared.
  • Indictment Of Russian Officers Puts Pressure On Trump At Putin Summit

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    Asked if he would discuss extradition with Putin, Trump said that he "might". But Jon Huntsman, the USA ambassador to Russian Federation, says Monday's meeting "is really the first time for both presidents to actually sit across the table and have a conversation, and I hope it's a detailed conversation about where we might be able to find some overlapping and shared interests ".
  • Obama visits Kenya en route to SA

    Obama visits Kenya en route to SA

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    Former US President Barack Obama's stopped off in Kenya ahead of his visit to South Africa for Madiba's centenary. Former President Obama is in Kenya to help launch a sports and training center established by his half-sister. On Monday, he will leave Nairobi for his ancestral home in K'Ogelo in Siaya County to preside over the commissioning of a project by his half sister, Dr Auma Obama .
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    Trump's "low expectations" for Putin summit

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    Trump meets with Russian leader Vladimir Putin in Helsinki on Monday, three days after special counsel Robert Mueller indicted 12 Russian intelligence officials for hacking Democratic party officials and organizations to interfere with the 2016 USA presidential election.
  • Trump arrives in United Kingdom for four-day visit

    Trump arrives in United Kingdom for four-day visit

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    The publication came after Mr Trump and First Lady Melania Trump arrived in England, hours after meeting Ms May at a lavish dinner to mark his first visit to Britain as USA president, amid multiple protests across the country. Right-wing think tank Bow Group is holding a pro-Trump rally in Westminster to show support for the president. The President, who briefly held May's hand as they walked up the stairs to the palace in a repeat of her visit to White House a year ago, attended the ...
  • UK's Theresa May: Trump told me to 'sue the EU' over Brexit

    UK's Theresa May: Trump told me to 'sue the EU' over Brexit

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    Sarah B. Elliot, Chairwoman of Republicans Overseas UK said many British Trump supporters are shy to express themselves. Since setting out the five tests for a Brexit deal in her Mansion House speech, Mrs May had been "in a headlong retreat but in an oddly secretive manner", Mr Rees-Mogg said.
  • Chicago clashes after U.S. police kill black man

    Chicago clashes after U.S. police kill black man

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    During the confrontation with police, the man became combative and broke free from the officer. Police did not release the name of the officer who fired the weapon but described him as a "probationary officer" who had completed the police academy and was with the department less than two years.
  • Thai boys rescued from cave to be discharged from hospital on Thursday

    Thai boys rescued from cave to be discharged from hospital on Thursday

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    Some of the rescued football team cry as they're told the news a diver died during the preparations for their rescue. Privy Councillor Surayud Chulanond presided over the funeral that was attended by high-ranking officials, including Narongsak Osottanakorn, who helmed the Tham Luang cave rescue operation.
  • Lake Erie forecast is for smaller, significant algae bloom

    Lake Erie forecast is for smaller, significant algae bloom

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    Anything above 4 is considered 'significant.' This year's forecasted 6, would mean you can expect a bloom roughly half the size of last year. NOAA scientists said in a statement the size of the bloom "is not necessarily an indication of how toxic it is".
  • Stormy Daniels Speaks Out After Getting Arrested at an Ohio Strip Club

    Stormy Daniels Speaks Out After Getting Arrested at an Ohio Strip Club

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    Columbus police said they have made numerous arrests based on this law since last fall when authorities "were made aware" of illegal activity at adult entertainment clubs in the city. She performed there for about 20 minutes early Friday, baring her breasts but not physically interacting with any patrons. It has grown to the point that Griffin even spoke to her Thursday, shortly after Daniels was taken into custody at a strip club in OH and released.
  • DOJ charges 12 Russian intel officers for election hacking

    DOJ charges 12 Russian intel officers for election hacking

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    Special Counsel Robert Mueller indicted 12 Russians , accusing them of hacking key individuals and institutions, and even stealing the information of some 500,000 voters. The Guccifer 2.0 and DCLeak accounts have been dormant for at least a year and a half, but were suspended less than 30 hours after the Mueller indictment .
  • President Trump Sets Expectations Low for Helsinki Summit With Putin

    President Trump Sets Expectations Low for Helsinki Summit With Putin

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    Huntsman added: "The collective blood pressure between the United States and Russian Federation is off-the-charts high so it's a good thing these presidents are getting together". "All he's got to do is start with Stalin and come on up and see what's changed". The 20 are four former Trump campaign and White House aides, three of whom have pleaded guilty to different crimes and agreed to co-operate, and 13 Russians accused of participating in a hidden but powerful social media campaign to ...
  • Bolton Skips Talk Show as Trump Punishes CNN

    Bolton Skips Talk Show as Trump Punishes CNN

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    In London on Friday, Trump bashed CNN as "fake news" - along with ripping NBC News and The Star, a British tabloid - at his news conference with Prime Minister Theresa May . According to The Hill , at the Trump received another question from Acosta as he was leaving the podium. 'Will you ask Putin to stay out of United States elections?' Acosta yelled.
  • Giant Iceberg Looms Over Greenland And Could Cause Tsunami

    Giant Iceberg Looms Over Greenland And Could Cause Tsunami

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    Residents of Innaarsuit say the iceberg threatening their village is the largest they've ever seen and are hoping it will just pass by intact. This in turn increases the risk from tsunamis. However, Mr. Holland says the time-lapse video has been speeded up 20 times, but still shows quite clearly how "3 percent of the annual ice loss of Greenland occur in 30 minutes", according to ABC News .
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    Roger Stone says he's "probably" the unnamed person in Russian hacking indictment

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    The two-part operation started with a "spearphishing" effort in early 2016, the indictment said. "No, I'm sorry, I think it is still unproven", he said. The indictment lays out how the Russian intelligence officers, posing as Guccifer 2 .0, discussed how to release the stolen documents to "heighten their impact" on the election with organization 1 providing guidance on timing.
  • US President lists Russia, EU, China as 'foes' ahead of Putin summit

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    He added: "You wouldn't think of the European Union, but they're a foe". He also said Russian Federation "is a foe in certain respects" and that China "is a foe economically". German Chancellor Angela Merkel pushed back on his comments after the summit, telling reporters she had "experienced myself how a part of Germany was controlled by the Soviet Union" while growing up in communist East Germany, and said her country made "independent" policies and decisions.
  • Eight endangered black rhinos die in Kenya after relocation

    Eight endangered black rhinos die in Kenya after relocation

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    It has suspended the ongoing move of other rhinos with the surviving ones being closely monitored. With a goal of bringing them back, Dean said Kenya aims to increase the number of black rhinos by 2,000. The relocation was part of the broader plan in partnership with Wild Wide Fund for Nature-Kenya (WWF-K) to create more secure space with suitable habitat for the rhinos.
  • Source of novichok found in bottle in victim's house

    Source of novichok found in bottle in victim's house

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    Before the bottle was found , police said they suspected the Amesbury victims had become contaminated with Novichok by handling a container, and they had no reason to think the two were targeted deliberately. Rowley has since regained consciousness. "This is to allow thorough searches to continue as a precautionary measure for public safety and to assist the investigation team".
  • Woman survives 7 days after SUV plunges off cliff

    Woman survives 7 days after SUV plunges off cliff

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    Her disappearance captured widespread attention after she and her vehicle were last seen on a surveillance camera video at a Carmel gas station on July 6, about 50 miles north of the stretch of Highway 1 where she was found. On the morning of July 6 she texted her sister saying she was hitting the road before she suddenly went off the grid. She was found by hikers on Friday after they saw her vehicle partially submerged at the bottom of a 60m (200ft) cliff in the Big Sur area.
  • Donald Trump meets the Queen for tea

    Donald Trump meets the Queen for tea

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    Despite the fact that the US President has violated this rule, the rest of the visit passed without awkward moments. He replied: "Well, I can't talk, you know I've heard very strongly from a lot of people, you just don't talk about that conversation with the Queen , right?" "Oh, she just looked at her watch".
  • Donald Trump told Theresa May to sue the EU

    Donald Trump told Theresa May to sue the EU

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    At their joint press conference , Mr Trump repeatedly referred to "brutal" suggestions he gave Mrs May. Addressing the news media after a bilateral meeting with May at her official country residence Chequers, Trump was effusive in his praise for her and said "whatever" the United Kingdom does after it leaves the European Union is "OK with me", adding that Brexit was an "incredible opportunity".
  • Police lift cordon on road near ‘Skripal’ restaurant in Salisbury

    Police lift cordon on road near ‘Skripal’ restaurant in Salisbury

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    Wiltshire Police said they were "taking highly precautionary measures" in dealing with an incident involving a man in his 30s because of the ongoing situation in the city. Publisher George Walkley, 41, arrived on the scene at around 8pm. They were found to have been poisoned with Novichok, a lethal nerve agent produced in the Soviet Union during the Cold War.
  • Blast in Chinese chemical plant kills 19; several injured

    Blast in Chinese chemical plant kills 19; several injured

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    Local government officials said none of the injured are in critical condition, The South China Morning Post reported. The Ministry of Emergency Management has sent a team to further investigate the cause of the explosion, the agency added.
  • Strike on DAESH kills 54

    Strike on DAESH kills 54

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    The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the air strike hit the area near the towns of al-Sousa and al-Baghuz Fawqani on Thursday near the border with Iraq, one of the last areas where ISIS has a presence in Syria reducing the terror group to just a handful of holdouts.
  • Stuck between European Union and US: Britain’s Brexit dilemma

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    He warned she may have killed off any chance of a trade deal with the US. "Well, I am not pitting one against the other". New Yorker Ibis Robinson, who has lived in Scotland for years, said she came to stand up against "the hatred and bigotry against anyone who isn't white".
  • Violence flares as Israel strikes Gaza and Hamas fires rockets

    Violence flares as Israel strikes Gaza and Hamas fires rockets

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    The air force also attacked a Palestinian terrorist cell launching mortars. Separately a spokesman for the Islamic jihad movement said that his group will honor the ceasefire as long as the Tel Aviv regime follows suit. Israel and armed groups in Gaza have reached a ceasefire after a surge in cross-border violence, according to a Palestinian official. On Friday, thousands of Palestinians gathered near the Gaza border for their near-weekly protest.
  • Hamas, Islamic Jihad in ceasefire with Israel in Gaza Strip

    Hamas, Islamic Jihad in ceasefire with Israel in Gaza Strip

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    Rocket warning sirens went off in the coastal city of Ashkelon, about 12 kilometres from the enclave, further north than in recent rocket attacks. Twenty-five people were wounded across Gaza, the ministry said. IDF (Israel's Defense Forces) said it struck two positions in Gaza were the mortar shells were believed to have been fired from, raising the number of rockets and mortar shells fired towards Israel since mid-afternoon local time to 200.
  • Trump's United Kingdom visit and protests

    Trump's United Kingdom visit and protests

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    The Next Revolution host Steve Hilton on President Trump's comments on British PM Theresa May's handling of Brexit and the protests of Trump in London. May said that the United Kingdom supports Washington's withdrawal from the Iran deal and the progress Trump made toward denuclearizing North Korea at his summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.
  • 3 animals injured, 6 animals dead after jaguar escapes Audubon Zoo exhibit

    3 animals injured, 6 animals dead after jaguar escapes Audubon Zoo exhibit

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    No humans were injured, but the jaguar attacked and killed four alpaca, one emu, and one fox in nearby habitats. "We care for these animals every day", the zoo's managing director, Kyle Burks, said Saturday at a press conference . A few animals at Audubon have escaped over the years, including a 70-pound cub in 2001 and two monkeys in 2013, according to the Times-Picayune. "Certainly his behaviour wasn't out of the ordinary for that kind of an animal, and he's just a normal jaguar as far ...
  • Trump Apologizes to May and Vows U.K. Trade Deal After Brexit

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    Hours before US President Donald Trump was due to touch down in Britain for a meeting with Prime Minister Theresa May , he lobs a verbal hand grenade at his host over her Brexit blueprint. As Britain prepares to leave the European Union on March 29, 2019, supporters of Brexit have made much of the so-called special relationship with the United States and the benefits of forging closer trade ties with the world's biggest economy.
  • Nielsen: No Indication Russia Targeting 2018 Election On Same 'Scale' As 2016

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    Third, Friday's move also appears to show that the Mueller team and top Department of Justice officials such as Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein are unintimidated by political threats against them. Department of Homeland Security officials have said there is no evidence of any election results being tampered with during the 2016 intrusions. Donald Trump blamed Barack Obama for not responding aggressively enough to Russian hacking of Democrats in the 2016 United States election.
  • Trump tweets 'very nice note' from North Korea's Kim Jong Un

    Trump tweets 'very nice note' from North Korea's Kim Jong Un

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    The letter , sent on July 6, was unveiled exactly a month after Trump and Kim's historic summit in Singapore. I firmly believe that the strong will, honest efforts and unique approach of myself and Your Excellency Mr. Diplomacy between the United States and North Korea continues to run into obstacles. "Repatriation of US remains from North Korea will be important not just to American families, but to building trust between the USA and North Korea as well", Pompeo said earlier ...
  • Trump pursuit of Putin bromance highlights policy disconnect

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    They are accused of breaching email servers belonging to members of Hillary Clinton's electoral campaign, as well as the Democratic National Committee (DNC) and a committee that supports Democratic candidates for Congress. "At or around the same time, they also targeted seventy-six email addresses at the domain for the Clinton Campaign". The U.S. -Russia summit is an opportunity for President Trump to show his true leadership and tell Vladimir Putin that America will not tolerate the ...