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World President Trump still calling out Montana's Senator Tester
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So it's no surprise that Tester, the ranking Democrat on Veterans' Affairs Committee, would carefully scrutinize Trump's choice to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs - especially given Jackson's lack of managerial experience, after Trump fired V.A.

World Donald Trump calls London hospital a
Author: 0 Donald Trump calls London hospital a "warzone"

The hospital, which he didn't name, had " blood all over the floors " from knife crime, he said . "A once-prestigious hospital right in the middle is like a war zone for frightful stabbing wounds", he said, using the story to illustrate his scorn for more gun control.

World Anti-Putin protests across Russian Federation, scores of opposition activists detained
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Demonstrators also gathered in St. Petersburg, where authorities had closed off Mars Field, a large park that is often a venue for demonstrations; signs on the barricades said it was closed for urgent fix work. There are fears that protests could lead to clashes similar to those that happened in 2012, at Mr Putin's last inauguration. As videos and photos of police roughly manhandling unresisting protesters flooded social media, Moscow police spokesman Vladimir Chernikov was quoted as ...

World A Red State Finally Rejects an Abortion Ban
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Abortions would be banned except in cases of rape, incest, or emergencies that threaten the mother's life. This year's state legislative sessions have featured a big wave of anti-abortion activity in Republican-controlled jurisdictions.

World Life imprisonment for Indian techie Kuchibhotla's killer
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Madasani later said the two close friends met regularly at the bar. Suddenly, Purinton, who was also present, started racially abusing them. He returned shortly afterward and opened fire in the bar, shooting the victims. One tip was: "Do not get into argument with others at public places". If you ask people around this community, they're willing to accept people of different backgrounds.

World Navy announces return of 2nd Fleet during change of command
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Amid rising tensions with Russian Federation, the Pentagon on Friday announced the official launch of a new naval command that will bolster the USA and NATO presence in the Atlantic Ocean. The Second Fleet has existed only on paper since 2011, when its assets were absorbed into US Fleet Forces. Viktor Chirkov, the head of the Russian Navy, has publicly said that the number of Russian submarine patrols have increased by around 50 percent over the past five years as Moscow extended its ...

World AFC Asian Cup: Azkals grouped with China, South Korea
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Captain Sunil Chhetri head coach Stephen Constantine were present during the draw in UAE. Four-time champions Japan take on Uzbekistan, Oman and Turkmenistan in Goup F while China's hopes of a first-ever Asian Cup title will hinge on advancing from Group C , which also features South Korea, Kyrgyzstan and the Philippines.

World Trump says lawyers have advised him against Mueller talks
Author: 0 Trump says lawyers have advised him against Mueller talks

I am glad that President Trump now recognizes that he needs other criminal defense counsel, having dispensed with two of his previous inert clowns, John Dowd and Ty Cobb. "Russian collusion is total fake news", Giuliani, a former USA attorney, told Fox News. "That means the whole investigation was totally unnecessary".

World Severe weather brings quarter-sized hail, heavy winds through Chicago area
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The ingredients are more or less there...however will such a line of storms, each fighting for instability...there are still questions about how all this will come together in terms of the actual severe weather we receive in KC. Tomorrow: Showers and storms (not severe) possible in the AM then a brief window of drying is likely after lunch. The Storm Prediction Center (SPC) - the arm of the National Weather Service responsible for issuing severe thunderstorm outlooks - issued a ...

World Karnataka election: PM Modi addresses rally in Tumkur
Author: 0 Karnataka election: PM Modi addresses rally in Tumkur

He said the Congress had followed a negative campaign and claimed that there were divisions within the Congress.The BJP has been able to address its internal issues and it was helping the party, Rao said. If he would know of that promise he would not be misleading the people, says Modi. "New Book Review! The BJP Karnataka Manifesto, inspired by Narendra Modi , is a poorly crafted fantasy built around a weak plot, that has nothing unique to offer voters".

World Woman, 3 kids recently moved to Grand Forks home
Author: 0 Woman, 3 kids recently moved to Grand Forks home

Offline, the children of Grand Forks Public Schools went to class Friday with the assistance of the district's crisis response team, a multi-school effort driven by counselors. "I work full time but my wages have recently been garnished for medical bills", she reportedly wrote. Volk, who said on social media that she worked at Cirrus Aircraft, said the family was getting help from food pantries.

World Rain set for Scotland as London braced for Bank Holiday heatwave
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But is that a fair comparison? Yorkshire could be set for record temperatures this Bank Holiday weekend. . Scotland and Northern Ireland will be a little cooler, but even eastern parts of Scotland will reach the low twenties at times. Tonight will be dry and rather mild with broken cloud and light winds for most areas. The minimum temperature is forecast to be 9 °C. Highest temperatures of 12 to 14 degrees with moderate to fresh southwest breezes.

World Jharkhand cops arrest 14 in rape and murder of teen
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Elaborate security arrangements have been made at Raja Kendua village under the Itkhori police station. Asked if the woman was in a relationship with the accused, police said they were investigating the case from all angles. The enraged rape accused and his henchmen burnt alive the victim and brutally assaulted her family. The Panchayat asked the accused to pay Rs 50,000 to the victim to settle the matter.

World Police officer, suspect fatally shot at IN apartment complex
Author: 0 Police officer, suspect fatally shot at IN apartment complex

Adamson said the suspect in that homicide opened fire when he was approached by four investigators, wounding the officer who was later pronounced dead at Terre Haute Regional Hospital. She said she was on the scene of a homicide on South 18th Street related to this incident earlier on Friday. We are saddened by the loss of one close to home.

World Court reserves judgement in 'gay cake' case
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The case dates from 2014 when the couple, who run Ashers bakers in Belfast , refused to make a cake ordered by gay rights activist Gareth Lee . They are now seeking to overturn two previous rulings that they directly discriminated against Mr Lee due to his sexuality.

World Media trying to destroy my legacy: R.Kelly
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Diverting attention away from himself, Kelly claims that the "perpetuated... dissected and manipulated these false allegations" in an "attempt to distort my character and to destroy my legacy that I have worked so hard to build". The last name of Michelle , a Chicago mother of three, was omitted by Buzzfeed News for the sake of her's and her daughter's privacy. In keeping with similar previous accounts, she says Kelly controlled many aspects of her life, "what I wore, how I spoke, who my ...

World Sex offender in custody days after fleeing in a motor home
Author: 0 Sex offender in custody days after fleeing in a motor home

The chase began on Tuesday afternoon in Santa Clarita, after officers tried to talk to the 46-year-old about claims he had threatened his wife. They were involved in a fight Tuesday in the motorhome, he said. A paroled sex offender driving a motor home gave police the slip after a 3 1/2-hour chase through California by turning into an almond orchard and disappearing into a cloud of dust kicked up by his vehicle.

World George HW Bush Discharged From Hospital, Returns Home
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Former President George H.W. Bush was released from the hospital on Friday, his spokesman said. The 93-year-old was hospitalized the day after his wife's Barbara's funeral for treatment of an infection that spread to his blood. They had been married for 73 years, making them the longest married presidential couple in United States history. Bush is the father of former Republican President George W Bush, who served two terms from 2001 through 2009, and former Florida Governor Jeb Bush, ...

World KMAland braces for third-straight day of severe weather
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Southwest wind 5 to 11 miles per hour. Today's forecast calls for cloudy skies with a high of 53 and a 90 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Even with showers before midnight, temperatures will go down to a low around 62, Friday night . Saturday night: A 20 percent chance of showers, low around 44.

World Local elections: Lib Dems are
Author: 0 Local elections: Lib Dems are "on the way back" says Vince Cable

The idea that Tory strongholds such as Wandsworth and Westminster were to turn red was beyond farcical, but allowed the Tories to dictate whether the election was a failure for Labour or not. Politics is politics, you don't go into it if you can not take the rough with the smooth. He added: "There are people who make themselves feel good by portraying others as bad ...

World Warm and humid weekend, watching for showers
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Rain and thunderstorm chances will increase on Friday and Saturday ahead of an approaching front. The 70s will return for the remainder of the week, with shower and storm chances returning Thursday through Saturday . Friday night ... Mostly cloudy with a low around 51. It looks like the rain should clear the area by Sunday giving way to more sunshine and mild temperatures.

World Muslim Mahasangh chief announces Rs 1 lakh reward for destroying Jinnah posters
Author: 0 Muslim Mahasangh chief announces Rs 1 lakh reward for destroying Jinnah posters

Escalating the on-going controversy on Pakistan's founder Muhammad Ali Jinnah's portrait, Uttar Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya on Friday termed the former as an "enemy of the nation". "It's a part of AMU's history. And, whether good or bad, History can not be erased", a senior AMU official said. Giving it a political angle, the opposition Congress accused the BJP of doing "dirty politics of sensationalism, divisiveness, polarisation" and said this needed to be ...

World DHS Ends Temporary Protected Status For 50000 Hondurans
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The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's widely anticipated decision not to renew temporary protected status for Hondurans means an estimated 428,000 people from several countries face rolling deadlines beginning late this year to leave or obtain legal residency in other ways.

World Mom suspects racism after sons pulled from Colorado State University tour
Author: 0 Mom suspects racism after sons pulled from Colorado State University tour

The teens saved their own money to take the family's only vehicle and drive 7 hours from New Mexico to Fort Collins, Colorado, to visit the campus Monday, their mother told CNN affiliate KMGH . The university officials said a parent called police about the brothers. "That's what the police told my sons when they pulled them out of the group", she said.

World 3 women who worked with Charlie Rose file sexual harassment lawsuit
Author: 0 3 women who worked with Charlie Rose file sexual harassment lawsuit

In the suit, 2 of the women - Katherine Brooks Harris and Sydney McNeal , his assistant - say Rose told them they were hired specifically because he likes tall women. In addition to CBS, both PBS and Bloomberg, which had aired the Charlie Rose interview show, severed their relationships with the 76-year-old. The lawsuit alleges Wei talked last April to Ryan Kadro, the executive producer of " CBS This Morning ", about the attention Rose was paying toward Harris, which Wei said involved ...

World Wrecks Found During MH370 Search Identified as 19th Century Ships
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But Anderson doubted that the identities of the two deepest wrecks found in the Indian Ocean would ever be confirmed without a wealthy private benefactor due to their depth and remoteness. He said: 'Historical research into all 19th century merchant ships that disappeared in global waters is incomplete so we can not conclusively determine identity of the individual ships'.

World Trump Offers Yet Another 'License to Discriminate' Order
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The initiative, to be led by a yet-to-be-named White House adviser, will "provide recommendations on the Administration's policy agenda affecting faith-based and community programs; provide recommendations on programs and policies where faith-based and community organizations may partner and/or deliver more effective solutions to poverty; apprise the Administration of any failures of the executive branch to comply with religious liberty protections under law; and reduce the burdens on ...

World Pentagon bans Purchase of ZTE, Huawei Mobiles on Army bases, report says
Author: 0 Pentagon bans Purchase of ZTE, Huawei Mobiles on Army bases, report says

China has asked the United States to amend a seven-year ban on American companies selling components and software to Chinese telecom equipment firm ZTE Corp 000063.SZ 0763.HK , two sources with knowledge of the matter said on Friday. USA officials, however, have insisted that the ban isn't related to trade issues between the two countries. So if you're already using a Huawei or ZTE phone, you won't have to give up your equipment.

World Gaza protests: Dozens of Palestinians injured by Israeli fire
Author: 0 Gaza protests: Dozens of Palestinians injured by Israeli fire

On Friday, Palestinians assembled after Muslim noon prayers at five protest camps set up several hundred meters from the fence. Israeli soldiers using loudspeakers warned the demonstrators, asking them to "Go home for your safety". Yehiyeh Amarin, an 18-year-old protester, was among almost two-dozen activists rolling tires toward the fence to set them ablaze. Israel says that it's defending its sovereign border, including nearby communities, and that soldiers only target instigators.

World Dramatic, Tearful Testimony at Hearing for Kamiyah Mobley Kidnapper
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Eastern Time. Watch live in the player below. The fate of Gloria Williams will be up to a judge to decide, but if the biological parents of Kamiyah Mobley had their way, her punishment would be severe. Williams apologized to Kamiyah, now 20, who was sitting in the courtroom. Kamiyah did sit down with First Coast News' Keitha Nelson for an exclusive interview to talk about her life so far and her plans for the future.

World US troop levels in South Korea 'are not on the table'
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The Department of Defense, which has stressed that the USA mission in Korea has not changed, also reportedly rejected TheNYT's questionable report. The official said the troop withdrawal would not be on the table in talks with Kim, and that Kim has not raised this as a possibility ahead of the summit.

World Man killed while taking selfie with bear in Odisha
Author: 0 Man killed while taking selfie with bear in Odisha

While there, they saw a large bear that had been injured, and Bhatara chose to approach the animal . It was while he was peeing that he spotted an injured bear and for some reason, chose to take a selfie with the animal, according to the police report.

World Trump Exalts Gun Rights at NRA Conference
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The plan, which has faced quite a bit of criticism , would prevent shootings because they would be in "gun-free zones", he told the crowd. "We've got to get Republicans elected". The president was addressing the NRA gathering almost three months after a deadly shooting at a high school in Parkland, Florida. Mr Trump is due to visit the United Kingdom this summer, after previously cancelling a trip amid calls for mass protests.

World Iowa Lawmakers Approve Ban on Most Abortions
Author: 0 Iowa Lawmakers Approve Ban on Most Abortions

The bill has been dubbed the "heartbeat" bill, a highly loaded term, as one doctor pointed out in a HuffPost piece in 2016 , asking instead that they be referred to as "fetal pole cardiac activity". "So-called "heartbeat protection" bills are actually bans on safe, legal abortion, and they threaten to set reproductive rights back by decades". She'll sign it in her formal office.

World Scientists: regular trips to the sauna to reduce stroke risk
Author: 0 Scientists: regular trips to the sauna to reduce stroke risk

Frequent sauna bathing could significantly reduce the risk of stroke, a study conducted by researchers has shown. Yes, a new study reveals that frequent sauna bathing is associated with a reduced risk of stroke. During the follow-up period, 155 people had strokes. "Given that this is an observational study, it is possible the results could be due to residual confounding or reverse causation - for example, sicker people not taking sauna baths".

World ATF officer fatally shot on Chicago south side
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Johnson said to expect a large police presence in the area, with officers saturating the neighborhood to find the shooter or shooters involved. The ATF agent and Chicago police officer both returned fire at the scene, and following protocol, both were taken to the emergency room.

World Stamp Out Hunger food drive May 12
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Leave a nonperishable food donation in a bag near the mailbox, and the letter carrier or a volunteer will make sure it gets delivered to the Northeast Iowa Food Bank for distribution in the community. Families already struggling, find it even more hard to meet the extra need for food. Last year, the drive collected 75 million pounds of food nationwide, enough to feed an estimated 64 million people, Muniz wrote, adding that about 1.6 billion pounds of food have been collected over the course ...

World Trump says Kim summit date, venue to be announced soon
Author: 0 Trump says Kim summit date, venue to be announced soon

The President also called into question the impartiality of Mueller's team, saying it was filled with Democrats, and pointed out that Mueller worked as the Federal Bureau of Investigation director under President Barack Obama, even though he was initially appointed by President George W.

World Novichok-type nerve agent 'produced in Czech Republic last year'
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Another report, which was provided by the Czech Security Service (BIS) said, however, that the nerve agent produced and tested in Brno was not Novichok but some other substance. "It would be hypocritical to pretend it is not so", he said, adding that "there is no need to lie ". "This is a superfluously eloquent illustration of the untenable position that the British authorities demonstrated", Peskov told reporters.

World May Bank Holiday weather set to be a scorcher with 28°C sunshine
Author: 0 May Bank Holiday weather set to be a scorcher with 28°C sunshine

Leeds child sex offenders convicted in 2018She said: "It could beat that (28.6C) for the Monday in which case it would be the hottest ever early Spring bank holiday weekend". Early indications show the hot weather and sunshine could last until the middle of May after a miserable end to April, according to forecasters. Maximum Temperature 20 °C.

World Video shows OH man trip suspect running from police
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It also allowed police to catch up to him to make the arrest. Bill, who has a cane, took a few steps back and then stuck his leg out behind him, tripping the 18-year-old suspect. Officers recovered a Glock 9mm pistol with a magazine containing 29 rounds. An official can later be seen shaking Bill's hand and thanking him for his bravery.

World Cops catch man suspected of defecating daily on high school football field
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Thomas Tramaglini, 42, has been dubbed the "pooper-intendent" on social media following allegations that he has been defecating on the football field at Holmdel High School. " Given the nature of those charges, he asked for and was granted a paid leave of absence ", according to a Wednesday message posted on the Facebook page for Kenilworth Public Schools.