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World Duterte promises to resign if women protest onstage kiss
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Anna Pinili, a churchgoer who considers herself a devout catholic, said Duterte had good intentions, but could have handled it better. Duterte explained that Sunday's controversial kiss was just " pure showbiz " acted out in front of thousands of cheering Filipino supporters.

World Israeli FA files compaint to Federation Internationale de Football Association against Palestinians over Argentina friendly cancelation
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The Israeli national football team and Argentina's team were to have played Saturday night in Jerusalem . "The Argentinians never objected to holding the match in Jerusalem", she added. At the weekend, Rajoub called on Palestinians to burn their Messi shirts if the match went ahead. Argentine Foreign Minister Jorge Faurie said, meanwhile, that players had expressed reluctance to participate in the match over security concerns, referencing to a protest that saw Argentina ...

World US, N. Korea Continue Summit Prep Talks at Panmunjeom
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The former National Basketball Association star, nicknamed "The Worm", has formed a bromance with North Korea leader Kim Jong-un after a visit to the rogue nation in 2013. He says the tough line forced the North Korean leader to soften his stance. "My intention was to go over and be a sports ambassador to North Korea so people understand how the people are in North Korea ".

World Macron arrives in Canada, meets Trudeau ahead of G7 Summit
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The President of France Emmanuel macron commented on his telephone conversation with President Donald trump with the statements of Otto von Bismarck about the contents of sausages. Trudeau added that he would convey Canada's displeasure over the metal tariffs personally when he met Trump at the summit. Last June, the president confirmed that he would remove the USA from the Paris climate agreement, fulfilling a campaign promise he had made to voters.

World 'Ramadan Mubarak': Trump hosts first iftar dinner
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Trump reflected fondly on his trip last year to Saudi Arabia, and said the administration has "made a lot of progress" on relations in the Middle East in the past year. But when news emerged that it would resume the tradition, questions arose as to who would be attending as the White House kept the list quiet. United States presidents have previously hosted iftar dinners at the White House for foreign diplomats, Cabinet officials and Muslim leaders from civil society organisations in honour ...

World New Jersey State Trooper stops retired officer who delivered him
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Mr Bailly then described in great detail the colour and style of the house and told Mr Patterson the baby's name - Michael. "So I extended my hand and I said, 'Sir, my name is Michael Patterson. The state trooper and the cop who delivered him took more photos together to mark the occasion. That date was October 5, 1991. Bailly was on duty in Piscataway 27 years ago when he was called to the home of Karen Patterson, who had gone into labor.

World Severed rattlesnake head bites Texas man, almost kills him
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He was transported to a hospital via HALO-Flight helicopter in time to save his life, and he's now in stable condition and recovering. The snake released all of its venom into Sutcliffe's husband, causing him to immediately experience seizures, loss of vision and internal bleeding.

World California Republicans see ray of hope in Democratic bastion
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The result deprives Democrats of a supermajority in the California state senate and is a promising sign for state Republicans who hope to put an initiative to overturn the state's gas tax increase on the November ballot. In 2016 Roby was the first Republican member of Congress to withdraw her endorsement of Trump, then the Republican presidential nominee after he was caught on video bragging about grabbing women's genitals.

World Pruitt Contacted 'Franchise of Faith' Chick-fil-A for Wife Buy
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CNN notes that "Hupp and Greenwalt were also the two aides who were set to receive Pruitt-approved pay raises despite the White House's refusal to sign off on the raises". Public officials are prohibited from receiving unpaid services from employees or for using their office for private gain. Pruitt previous year had his scheduler request a meeting with Chick-fil-A chief executive Dan Cathy to discuss " a potential business opportunity ", which turned out to be an opportunity for Pruitt's ...

World Killed In Plane Crash In Kenya
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Last signals were picked around Njambini area. Some of the relatives drove from Kitale to the site for the search even as teams using a chopper for the mission cited bad weather as the reason for the delays in the job. The wreckage was spotted southwest of the Aberdare mountain range almost two days after contact was lost during the flight from the western town of Kitale to the capital, Nairobi .

World U.S. Trade Is Trump's Main Focus at G-7 Gathering
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Canadian broadcaster CBC also confirmed that the conversation took place. British Prime Minister Theresa May, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Japan's Shinzo Abe, who meets Mr. According to The Washington Post , Trump has privately discussed sending Vice President Mike Pence instead. The G7 groups Canada, the United States, Japan, Britain, Italy, France and Germany.

World Terrorist armed with ax killed on Gaza border
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The second Palestinian, who was with the man, fled after they damaged Israel's security fence, a military spokesman said. Israel and Palestinian armed groups in Gaza reached a de facto cease-fire this week after the most intense flare-up of hostilities since a 2014 war, both sides signaling they did not want a wider escalation.

World Donald Trump attorney says Kim Jong Un 'begged' for summit
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The Singapore summit is a result of Mr Trump's spontaneity, after he accepted Mr Kim's invitation to talk without consulting his aides. While details of Trump's preparations remain undisclosed, the U.S. Hagin's by-the-book style when it comes to operations approvals has ruffled feathers at the White House, particularly staffers inside first lady Melania Trump's office.

World Melania Trump appears for 1st time in 3 weeks
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She tweeted out some pictures to document her presence. It is certainly unusual for Melania to not attend these summits, as the first lady's presence - while not mandatory - is nearly always expected; and, until she provides a better explanation for her absence, the public are obviously going to assume that she and President Trump are experiencing marital difficulties.

World Senate Democrats Look to Hammer GOP on Health Care
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McConnell said that the Senate will be in recess during the first week of August , returning for the rest of the month. Senate leaders have hinted at being open to the amendment, suggesting it could make it to President Donald Trump's desk in the form of a must-pass piece of legislation.

World Chinese tourist, 54, declared dead after bus crash in eastern Ontario
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In a separate tweet the Embassy said it was following the accident closely and was "very much concerned about the conditions of the injured passengers". The bus, which began its tour in Washington, DC, was on its way west to Toronto from Ottawa, Canada's capital, when it crashed, Aiden Liang, manager of operator Union Tour Express, told Reuters by phone.

World Hong Kong Holds Massive Vigil for Tiananmen Square Anniversary
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The president's message, written in simplified Chinese, addressed her online interactions on Facebook, which she said reflects Taiwan's democracy and politics. The protests are branded a "counter-revolutionary rebellion" by Chinese authorities and many on the mainland remain unaware of the crackdown, with discussion banned from books, textbooks, movies and censored on social networks.

World Cops in Jersey Shore beatdown won't face criminal charges
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When asked why she didn't give her name when asked, Weinman said she didn't see the point in it. "One situation doesn't define me". "I'm not this person that they're out here trying to make me seem like", Weinman said. Police bodycam footage and video shot by a beachgoer were released of the incident, showing the confrontation between Weinman and police. Police said that Weinman struck the officer before he tried to handcuff her, something Weinman denies.

World 25 dead in Guatemala volcano eruption
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Fuego is one of Latin America's most active volcanoes. The death toll from the eruption of Guatemala's Volcano of Fire has risen dramatically as rescuers use heavy machinery and shovels to frantically search deep ash drifts and mud flows.

World Crocodile fatally mauls pastor baptizing followers at lake
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Even after their continuous attempts, fishermen and locals failed to salvage pastor Docho, police said. But UK newspaper the Daily Telegraph reported that Lake Abaya has lately experienced a shortage of fish, and the crocodiles have become aggressive towards humans, who have little chance to see them in the lake's murky red waters.

World Panic after new evacuations near Guatemala volcano
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Rescuers, police and journalists hurried to leave the area as a siren wailed and loudspeakers blared, "Evacuate". Villages on the slopes were buried in volcanic ash and mud. Authorities have said the window is closing on the chances of finding anyone else alive in the devastation. Guatemalan authorities put the death toll at 69, but officials said just 17 had been identified so far because the intense heat of the volcanic debris flows left most bodies unrecognizable.

World Lava from Hawaii volcano destroys hundreds more homes
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Up to a dozen residents had remained in the area as of late last week. The flow, which is a half-mile wide in parts, entered the sea Sunday night , according to the Hawaii County Civil Defense, sending large plumes of " laze " - a risky mix of steam, gas and volcanic glass - into the air.

World Georgia cop fired after deliberately hitting fleeing suspect with his vehicle
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Patmon reportedly was wanted on one felony probation warrant, according to Athens-Clarke County police. The front driver side tire went flat. See the video below, which appears to show the officer using his auto as a weapon. Video captured the chase Friday, first on foot, then behind the wheel, showing Timmy Patmon running from officers. Make the right decision'. Officer Saulters is the son of a police commander with the department's criminal investigations unit.

World Filipino President Rodrigo Duterte Pressures Woman To Kiss Him On Stage
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The crowd forgot that it was the President who was with them. Kim squealed and put her hands in front of her face while looking nervous, but eventually acquiesced and gave Duterte a quick kiss on the lips. It was not new for Duterte to kiss women on the lips. Depending on whom you ask, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's awkward kiss was simply a harmless little joke or blatant sexual harassment.

World White House Aid Kelly Sadler Out After Mocking John McCain
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The White House has not disputed the remark Sadler reportedly made, only issuing a statement shortly afterward: "We respect Senator McCain's service to our nation and he and his family are in our prayers during this hard time". Sadler's comment drew swift rebuke from lawmakers on both sides, including from Vice President Joe Biden last month: "People have wondered when decency would hit rock bottom with this administration", Biden said at the time.

World Durango fire map: Wildfire rips through Colorado - Has Durango been evacuated?
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About 300 homes were threatened in Cimarron, a southwestern village of quaint store fronts, where officials issued an mandatory evacuation on Friday. In Southern California on Sunday, officials said some mandatory evacuation orders have been lifted near a brush fire that began Saturday in Aliso Woods Canyon and grew to about 200 acres.

World Lava Claims 'Hundreds' More Homes on Hawaii's Big Island, Officials Say
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Lava from the Kilauea volcano flows across a highway. As of Tuesday morning, lava has created new land and extended 0.7 miles into Kapoho Bay. The molten lava on the island of Hawaii has destroyed what officials said may be hundreds of homes, including a vacation home of the island's mayor, Harry Kim, as a spewing vent has sent a wide, slow-moving river of lava into a residential community and the sea beyond it on the island's east side.

World Jordanian PM Mulki Submits Resignation Amid Ongoing Protests
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Mulki submitted the resignation during the meeting with Jordanian King Abdullah II, Al Jazeera reported, citing several sources. Hiba Quntar, a member of Jordan's press syndicate, told Al Jazeera that people took to the streets to make their voices heard.

World Trump Thinks He Has the Power to Pardon Himself
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Counselor to the president Kellyanne Conway, in an interview on Fox News Monday morning, echoed the president's online remark, telling the "Fox & Friends" hosts that "this whole exercise of whether he'll pardon himself is a ridiculous question on its face because you would pardon yourself if you've done something wrong".

World Twitter mocks Trump over giant letter from Kim Jong
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But it is the meeting in Singapore on 12 June with President Trump that is the most high-profile and which has the most at stake, with the U.S. demanding the full denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula and the North seeking to ease crippling sanctions.

World Hawaii volcano lava destroys 159 homes as more evacuations could be imminent
Author: 0 Hawaii volcano lava destroys 159 homes as more evacuations could be imminent

The eruption has cut power, cell reception and county water in the area, CNN reported . The latest damage came from a large lava flow that crept several miles (km) before severing a key highway junction at Kapoho on Saturday and then obliterating about a half dozen blocks of the subdivision over the weekend, the spokesman said.

World About a dozen people trapped by Kilauea's lava, officials estimate
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Residents in Hawaii's Kapoho area were told to evacuate by Friday afternoon or face being arrested, CNN reported . It's the second time lava has hit the coean since the crisis began. "These may or may not be larger than the previous explosions", said Kyle Anderson, a geophysicist for Hawaiian Volcano Observatory. Police on Monday said a man sped through a checkpoint near an intersection where lava was approaching.

World Iran's Supreme Leader orders increase of uranium enrichment capacity
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The country's Atomic Energy Organisation spokesman Behrouz Kamalvandi told ISNA news agency a letter would be handed over to the International Atomic Energy Agency . Iran's activities across the Middle East threaten to drive another wave of refugees to Europe, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said after talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday.

World Trump, Kim set to meet at 9 am June 12
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Both Pak and Bruce Klingner, senior research fellow for Northeast Asia at The Heritage Foundation's Asian Studies Center, speaking at an event organized by the Foundation for Defense of Democracies, said that North Korea's overlapping system of informants gives Kim an added element of safety.

World Special counsel accuses Paul Manafort of witness tampering
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Prosecutors said Mr Manafort has broken violations of his release while he awaits trial. The filing marks the second time that Mueller's team has accused Manafort of violating a judge's order in the case. The filing states that these witnesses worked with "The Hapsburg Group", the pro-Ukraine lobbying group Manafort was affiliated with without registering with the government.

World TRADE WAR? Mexico Targets TRUMP Districts With New Tariffs
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French President Emmanuel Macron has called Mr Trump to tell him the tariffs were " illegal ", while Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has said the USA move is " totally unacceptable ". "I don't think in any way the U.S.is abandoning its leadership in the global economy, quite the contrary". "The U.S. has made such bad trade deals over so many years that we can only win", Trump tweeted Monday morning.

World Trump lawyers' made case to Mueller against subpoena
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Trump's legal team also argues that the president could not have committed obstruction because, they say, he has absolute authority over all federal investigations. "Interview or no interview, by September 1st, the public should have an explanation of what Mueller has". Mueller's office in a statement said its spending was "within the approved budget", though it's still likely to draw complaints from Trump and his allies who have already found fault with the open-ended nature of the ...

World U.S. first lady Melania Trump to skip G7, North Korea summit
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Mrs Trump, 48, has not been spotted since May 10, when she joined the president in greeting three American hostages released by North Korea. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and President Donald Trump shake hands as their wives, Sophie Gregoire Trudeau and Melania Trump look on in the Oval Office in Washington, D.C.

World Self-described pedophile is running for Congress in Virginia
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Larson is running as an independent candidate seeking the U.S. House seat now held by incumbent Rep. Barbara Comstock, Virginia Republican. Larson is aware his candidacy is a longshot, but says he thinks he might have a chance because voters are exhausted of political correctness .

World 'Frank' trade discussions in Beijing: US commerce secretary
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It says the two sides have made concrete progress on many areas but the details are left for final approval. U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross was in Beijing on June 2 and 3, for talks with Chinese officials led by Vice Premier Liu He, according to Xinhua .

World Seven killed as gathering condemning violence targeted in Kabul
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It later said a total of 18 people were wounded in the explosion. "The gathering had just finished and the clerics were coming out of the tent when that sucide bomber went off", she said. "War in its all types is illegal according to Sharia and Islamic laws and it is nothing but shedding the blood of Muslims", the Afghan clerics said in the fatwa .

World Supreme Court sides with baker in same-sex wedding case
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The decision stems from a 2012 incident where - the owner of Masterpiece Cakeshop in Colorado - refused to bake and design a wedding cake for Charlie Craig and David Mullins . Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg wrote a dissent, joined by Justice Sonia Sotomayor. As the couple would soon learn, Colorado, like most states, has a state anti-discrimination law for businesses that are open to the public.