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World $273m seized from Ex-Malaysia PM
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That is equivalent to $225 million to $273 million. Today (June 27), after weeks of counting and calculating, they put an estimate on the value of those items: up to 1.1 billion ringgit, or about $273 million. Also seized were 234 sunglasses from 34 brands worth RM374,000. Malaysia's former prime minister Najib Razak has pushed back against the valution given by police.

World U.S. ties crucial for global peace and prosperity: Nikki Haley
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The envoy added, "China is an important country, and the United States, like India, seeks a productive relationship with China". Haley, who is on a visit to New Delhi , told Reuters that the talks were a priority and would happen soon. whether it's the fact that we're going to start to work together more strongly on the military aspect. U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley addresses a gathering on advancing India-U.S.

World 9 dead, 54 vehicles burned as oil truck catches fire after crash
Author: 0 9 dead, 54 vehicles burned as oil truck catches fire after crash

Motorists that spoke with LEADERSHIP said such accidents have become rampant on the Otedola Bridge axis of the Lagos -Ibadan expressway, urging the Federal and Lagos State Government to do something about the sloppiness of the bridge. The fire outbreak occurred when a tanker was heading out of Lagos towards the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, causing panic and fear. "Our thoughts and prayers are with them in this time of pain and grief", the statement read.

World Putin meeting will be on July 16 in Helsinki
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National security advisor John Bolton in a meeting with Putin on Wednesday told the Russian strongman he hopes the two countries can find "areas where we can agree and make progress together". We don't want to isolate Russian Federation. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., jumped on Trump's tweet , saying: "Why do you trust Putin more than your own Republican DOJ officials and the Republican special counsel that was appointed by a Republican?" Moscow has also been accused ...

World Thousands flee as flames race across California
Author: 0 Thousands flee as flames race across California

A wildfire there that was not contained at all grew to 31 square kilometres and destroyed a dozen homes and buildings, the agency reported. Another fire - Stoll Fire - destroyed "multiple residential and commercial buildings" in Tehama County, the fire department said .

World Flights in and out of Bali cancelled
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AirAsia has cancelled most of its flights to and from Bali due to the closure of the airport on the Indonesian resort island following the eruption of the Mount Agung volcano which has spewed volcanic ash more than two kilometres into the air.

Author: 0 Women plan 'civil disobedience' action in Washington against Trump

United States Capitol Police charged almost 575 individuals with "unlawfully demonstrating", according to a Capitol Police statement Thursday. Actress Susan Sarandon , who marched at the front as the protest made its way down Constitution Avenue, was arrested with a group of demonstrators.

World Myanmar military top brass must face justice: Rights body
Author: 0 Myanmar military top brass must face justice: Rights body

In the report " Myanmar :'We Will Destroy Everything': Military Responsibility for Crimes Against Humanity in Rakhine State" published on Wednesday, Amnesty provided new details arrests, enforced disappearances, torture and "systematic attack" on the Rohingya population.

Author: 0 Pompeo: Trump Serious About Russia Getting Back into G-7 Club

The Kremlin and the White House simultaneously announced the place and date a day after reaching agreement for the two leaders to meet following a visit to Moscow by United States national security adviser John Bolton . At a press conference after the meeting, Bolton refused to answer reporters' questions about his own past sharp criticism of the Putin regime. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un shakes hands with U.S.

Author: 0 Bali flights cancelled, thousands affected after Mount Agung erupts again

The regional volcanic ash advisory centre in Darwin, Australia, said winds could carry the ash southwest toward Bali's global airport and Java, Indonesia's most densely populated island. Today there were 30 tremors recorded from the volcano in the last six hours with authorities reporting activity from the site in the last few days.

World Several people shot at newspaper in US
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The shooter is in custody, police said . Tronc Inc. publishes the Chicago Tribune and other newspapers and digital news sites in various markets. No details were given about a possible motive. The Governor of Maryland , Larry Hogan , wrote on Twitter he was "devastated" upon hearing about the incident. Police respond to a shooting at the offices of the Capital Gazette , a daily newspaper, in Annapolis , Maryland .

World States sue Trump administration over separation of immigrant families
Author: 0 States sue Trump administration over separation of immigrant families

The order issued late Tuesday requires parents to be reunited with children five and older within 30 days, and with children under five in 14 days. More than 2,300 migrant children, including infants and toddlers, have been forcibly separated from their parents at the border under Trump's "zero tolerance" stance on illegal immigration .

World Syrian Refugees Begin Massing on Israel's Border
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Around 70 percent of Daraa is under control of opposition and rebel groups. At least 32 civilians have also lost their lives, the Observatory said. Israel is determined to keep Iranian and Iran-backed forces that support Assad away from its border, and wants them removed more widely from Syria.

World Reasons Supreme Court Upheld Trump's Immigration Pause
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People arrive at John F. Kennedy (JFK) worldwide airport following an announcment by the Supreme Court that it will take President Donald Trump's travel ban case later in the year on June 26, 2017 in New York City. Just a week after he took office in January 2017 , Mr Trump announced his first travel ban aimed at seven countries. When this case was argued before the court on 25 April, the majority of justices seemed to indicate they would uphold the president's ban.

World Putin and Trump to hold summit in Helsinki
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In Washington on Wednesday , Trump hinted that the summit venue might be the Finnish capital and listed Syria and Ukraine as being among the many subjects he would discuss with Putin. " President Trump asked me to come and speak to Russian authorities about the possibility of a meeting between him and President Putin", said Bolton, speaking at a press briefing with global journalists in Moscow.

World Trump seeks to bolster government panel to curb China investment
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USA stocks opened on an upbeat note after President Donald Trump backed off a plan to impose aggressive new restrictions on Chinese investment in sensitive sectors in favour of a strategy that strengthened oversight of foreign takeovers but did not single out China.

World Brussels Hosts EU 'Mini-Summit' On Migration
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Libya, which was plunged into chaos after a NATO-backed uprising in 2011 toppled strongman Muammar Gaddafi, remains the primary point of departure for asylum seekers to Europe . The UN's refugee agency forecasts that about 80,000 people will arrive in Europe by sea in 2018 if current trends continue. Lifeline is reached by a Libyan Coast Guard boat after rescuing migrants from a rubber boat in the Mediterranean Sea on Thursday.

World Kennedy-authored Supreme Court rulings that changed America
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Stephen Colbert admitted there was no way to sugarcoat the day's big news, that Justice Anthony Kennedy has announced he is retiring from the Supreme Court. Trump's nominee, likely to give the conservatives a solid majority, will face a Senate confirmation process in which Republicans hold the slimmest majority but Democrats can't prevent a vote.

World Melania Trump to visit immigrant children holding centers
Author: 0 Melania Trump to visit immigrant children holding centers

Any child younger than 5 must be reunified within the next 14 days. Sabraw, an appointee of President George W. Bush, also issued a nationwide injunction on future family separations, unless the parent is deemed unfit or doesn't want to be with the child.

World Police make arrests in killing of Bronx teenager
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Mr. Guzman-Feliz limped to St. Barnabas Hospital but later succumbed to the mortal wounds. Guzman-Feliz was described as "a snazzy dresser who liked jeans and Air Jordans". Those arrested include Jose Muniz, 21, Jose Tavarez, 21, Manuel Rivera, 18, Danel Fernandez, 21 Santiago Rodriguez, 24 and Joniki Martinez, 24. Over the weekend (June 23-24), candles and flowers began to take residence on Bathgate Avenue.

World New Zealand leader names daughter Neve, leaves hospital
Author: 0 New Zealand leader names daughter Neve, leaves hospital

Speaking to reporters as she held her daughter in a blanket and beanie, an overjoyed Ardern thanked the public for their support said "we're not placing any great expectations on this little baby except for happiness and love". The couple welcomed Neve, their first child, on Thursday, announcing the news on Instagram . Can you remember leaving hospital after giving birth? The Prime Minister's office (PMO) says the trio will depart Auckland Hospital shortly after.

World North Korea Cancels Annual ‘Victory in the Fatherland War’ Anti-American Rally
Author: 0 North Korea Cancels Annual ‘Victory in the Fatherland War’ Anti-American Rally

In addition to toning down its anti-US rhetoric, North Korea has also reportedly transferred the remains of soldiers who died in the 1950-53 war to the border with South Korea. Pompeo's remarks contrasted sharply with comments from a senior defense official who briefed reporters ahead of a trip to Asia by U.S. Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis and said Washington would soon present a timeline to North Korea with " specific asks ".

World Sanders says she was asked to leave Virginia restaurant
Author: 0 Sanders says she was asked to leave Virginia restaurant

She also got in a dig, noting being asked to leave said more about the owner than her. "I always do my best to relate to people, including to those with whom I disagree, with respect, and will continue to do the same". Others pointed out that Sarah Sanders said previous year that she is okay with gays being denied service at businesses. Sanders is not the only Trump administration official who has been ill-treated in the public.

World Homeland Security Says It Knows Where All Detained Children Are
Author: 0 Homeland Security Says It Knows Where All Detained Children Are

Federal agencies are working to set up a centralized family-reunification center in Port Isabel, Texas, the official said , and it isn't clear how numerous 500 children are still being detained with their families. Parents and children were being detained separately. But the government is still struggling to reunite children who were separated and had already been turned over to social workers from the federal Health Department , and who have been sent to dorms around the country.

World Erdogan claims decisive victory in Turkish presidential election
Author: 0 Erdogan claims decisive victory in Turkish presidential election

The election commission later confirmed Erdogan the victor, and also said Erdogan's Justice and development Party (AKP) and its allied Nationalist Movement Party ( MHP ) had retained their parliamentary majority. "This sets the stage for speeding up reforms", Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Mehmet Simsek tweeted of the results. Up to half a million election monitors were deployed to polling stations by opposition parties and NGOs concerned about fraud allegations in the vote.

World Woman calls police on eight-year-old girl selling water
Author: 0 Woman calls police on eight-year-old girl selling water

While you could perhaps understand Alison Ettel's desire for some peace and quiet, she was probably better served by perhaps talking to the mother before bringing the police into matters. However, she said her building's security guard first tried to get the girl and her mom to keep the noise down or move. "I have no problem with enterprising young women".

World Supreme Court Refuses Anti-Gay Florist’s Case - For Now
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The Supreme Court issued two gerrymandering rulings last week on narrow legal grounds in cases involving Wisconsin and Maryland but both those disputes involved allegations that districts were configured for partisan gain rather than for racial discrimination.

World US’s Israeli-Palestinian peace plan due soon, says Kushner
Author: 0 US’s Israeli-Palestinian peace plan due soon, says Kushner

Kushner - Trump's son-in-law who is meeting leaders in the region, but not Abbas - told Palestinian newspaper Al Quds in an interview published in Arabic on Sunday, that he doubted whether the Palestinian president was willing or able to seal a deal.

World Blast at rally for Ethiopia's new leader
Author: 0 Blast at rally for Ethiopia's new leader

Abiy, sworn in as prime minister in April, spoke earlier at the rally in the capital of Addis Ababa , but was unharmed by the blast, CNN reported . U.S. Under Secretary of Commerce Gilbert Kaplan made the offer while talking to Ethiopia's minister of foreign affairs, Workneh Gebeyehu, on Monday, Fana added.

World Trump tells Republicans to ‘stop wasting their time’ on immigration
Author: 0 Trump tells Republicans to ‘stop wasting their time’ on immigration

By seeking to keep that blame on the opposition party, he is hoping to galvanize support from his base for midterm elections that could swing the balance of power on Capitol Hill. "At some point Schumer and Pelosi, who are weak on Crime and Border security, will be forced to do a real deal, so easy, that solves this long time problem", Trump wrote.

World #JusticeForJunior: A Group of Men Fatally Stabbed Bronx Teen With Machete
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When authorities went to the house, which is connected to the Trinitarios gang, one suspect managed to escape but was apprehended minutes later, sources say. Guzman-Feliz reportedly lived one block from the bodega where the incident occurred and was heading downstairs to repay $5 to a friend, according to reports.

World Zimbabwean President Mnangagwa survives Bulawayo explosion
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A police hunt for possible perpetrators is under way and the country's highways, which had been free of roadblocks for months, are again littered with security checkpoints from one town to another. "President Mnangagwa has not been injured and is at Bulawayo State House", he said, adding investigations were under way and more details would be made available later.

World Self-Driving Uber Crash 'Avoidable,' Driver's Phone Playing Video Before Woman Struck
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The accident occurred March 18 at about 10 p.m. when an Uber self-driving vehicle struck 49-year-old pedestrian Herzberg on Mill Avenue, just south of Curry Road, according to the Tempe Police Department. Ms Vasquez looked up from her phone screen about 0.5 seconds before the crash, said the report, but had been concentrating on her phone for about 5.3 seconds previously.

World EU's Juncker says backing of Irish Brexit position will not change
Author: 0 EU's Juncker says backing of Irish Brexit position will not change

Claiming there is "clearly a great deal of work" remaining to be done in Brexit negotiations, Mr Coveney said: "Our strong preference remains an overall EU-UK future relationship which would resolve all issues". "The European Council renews its calls upon member states and all stakeholders to step up their work on preparedness at all levels and for all outcomes, ' the statement said".

World Melania Trump dons 'I really don't care, do u?' jacket
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In the Texas border city of McAllen on Thursday, prosecutors unexpectedly dropped charges against 17 immigrants who were due to be sentenced Thursday for improperly entering the US, according to Efren Olivares, a lawyer with the Texas Civil Rights Project, which has been interviewing adult immigrants to track them and their kids through separate government systems.

World Ugly dogs return for annual United States contest
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Wild Thang , a Pekingese, stands onstage during the World's Ugliest Dog Contest at the Sonoma-Marin Fair in Petaluma , Calif., Saturday, June 23, 2018. Zsa Zsa's competitors included a blind, hairless Chinese crested mix, a dreadlocked terrier, a Pekingese named Wild Thang and a formerly overweight pup with sagging skin.

Author: 0 President Trump wants those who 'invade' sent right back

Last week, the president found himself on the defensive over his hard-line immigration stance, signing an executive order Wednesday reversing his family separation policy that instead seeks to detain children with their families. The US Constitution's Fifth Amendment guarantees the right to "due process of law" in criminal proceedings. "Strong Borders, No Crime!" US immigration law provides certain rights for undocumented immigrants arrested by Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

World Saudi women allowed behind wheel as ban is lifted
Author: 0 Saudi women allowed behind wheel as ban is lifted

A Palestinian woman residing in Saudi Arabia uses an electronic driving simulator during a go-cart driving workshop for women in the Saudi capital Riyadh on June 21, 2018. "I feel happy, relieved, I feel like I'm free", an oncologist in Jeddah enthused, according to CNN , as she drove her husband and children around the city.

World Turks Head to Polls in Crucial Test for Erdogan
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Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan speaks to the press after casting his ballot at a polling station in Istanbul, Turkey, on June 24, 2018. When two monitors suspected that hundreds of pre-stamped votes had been attempted to be cast, they started to record the incidents and the jostling in the ballot box between those committing the act and those trying to stop it.

World Melania Trump Visits Migrant Detention Center In Texas
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The children are often distraught when they arrive, staff said, but they reassured Mrs. Trump the youth are quickly assessed for any physical or mental health issues and are well-cared for. Jerry Nadler, D-New York, companion to a Senate bill, while in the Senate 27 Republican senators - including Arizona Sen. The Trump administration began drawing up plans to house as many as 20,000 migrants on USA military bases, though officials gave differing accounts as to whether those beds would be ...

World White House: North Korea presents 'unusual and extraordinary threat'
Author: 0 White House: North Korea presents 'unusual and extraordinary threat'

The document said North Korea will commit to working towards denuclearization but offers few details about how that will be accomplished. This would represent the bulk of the American remains North Korea has admitted to possessing. It also would be the first tangible evidence that Mr. Kim is carrying out the four-point agreement signed at the summit, which committed to the complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula and improved U.S.

World Donald Trump Is To Meet The Queen On UK Visit
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On Monday, the administration of U.S. President Donald Trump - who visits Britain next month, defended its hardline immigration policy at the U.S. Mr Trump is facing pressure from both sides of the political divide in Washington to end a "zero-tolerance" approach to illegal border crossings which requires adult migrants to be held in custody for prosecution, separated from their children.

World Saudi intercepts missile fired from Yemen toward southern border city
Author: 0 Saudi intercepts missile fired from Yemen toward southern border city

Clashes have spread to the coastal road leading up to the port, according to a source in the pro-government forces. A senior Houthi official, Mohammed al-Bukaiti, confirmed the fierce fighting at the Hodeida airport. "People are saying water has been disrupted in parts of Hodeidah already". A Hodeidah resident told Reuters that a considerable number of residents were now leaving the city.