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Residents inspect the damage to a building in Gaza City , May 4, 2019. Another airstrike hit a six-story commercial and residential building. The Israeli military said some 5,200 Palestinians had amassed along the frontier, but did not immediately provide further comment.
  • USA military action in Venezuela 'possible': Pompeo

    USA military action in Venezuela 'possible': Pompeo

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    Anti-government protesters clash with security forces in Caracas during May Day celebrations. The Chilean Foreign Minister Roberto Ampuero had already said on Twitter that Lopez and his wife had made the "personal decision" to go to the Spanish embassy because the Chilean embassy "already had guests".
  • The Emperor's new groove is a Toyota Century convertible

    The Emperor's new groove is a Toyota Century convertible

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    The streets around Tokyo's Imperial Palace were filled with people looking to get a glimpse of the new emperor on Wednesday as he traveled to and from royal ceremonies. Naruhito is free of influence from Japan's imperial worship that was fanned by the wartime militarist government that had deified the emperor as a living god until his grandfather renounced that status after Japan's 1945 war defeat.
  • British PM dismisses defense secretary due to security leakage - PM’s office

    British PM dismisses defense secretary due to security leakage - PM’s office

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    Gavin Williamson was trying to spend a precious few days on holiday with his wife and children in Castle Douglas when there was a knock on his door at 9.30am last Friday. Clearly, if at any stage we receive any information that would suggest criminal offences have been committed, then we will look into that. He said at the time: "We are keen to find a long-term solution to help all service personnel, from conflicts not only in Northern Ireland but in Afghanistan and Iraq, to ensure that ...
  • Facebook rolls out massive redesign with a major focus on groups

    Facebook rolls out massive redesign with a major focus on groups

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    Over the coming weeks, Instagram will test this feature with a small number of creators, including Chiara Ferragni, Camila Coelho, Katie Sturino, Gigi Hadid, Kim Kardashian West, Kylie Jenner and Kris Jenner. Facebook wants to help you hook up with your friends. Got a crush on another Facebook user? If your crush has one, they will be notified that someone has a crush on them but they won't know until they add you into their Secret Crush list.
  • Read the Letter: Mueller Complains Barr Caused 'Public Confusion'

    Read the Letter: Mueller Complains Barr Caused 'Public Confusion'

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    At a Senate hearing on Wednesday, Barr defended his handling of the Mueller report on Russia's interference in President Donald Trump's favor in the 2016 US election and whether Trump subsequently tried to obstruct Mueller's probe. In the letter, first reported by The Washington Post , Mueller urged Barr to release redacted versions of the summaries at that time, which Barr did not do.
  • Here's everything you need to know about Cyclone Fani

    Here's everything you need to know about Cyclone Fani

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    An IMD bulletin on Tuesday evening said storm surge of about 1.5 metre above astronomical tide is likely to inundate low lying areas of Ganjam, Khurda, Puri and Jagatsinghpur districts of Odisha at the time of possible landfall. The funds included $28.64 million for Andhra Pradesh, $48.78 million for Odisha, $44.28 million for Tamil Nadu, $33.71 million for West Bengal, according statement issued by home ministry said.
  • Iran continues to export oil despite U.S. sanctions

    Iran continues to export oil despite U.S. sanctions

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    Oil retreated amid signs of a sharp increase in US crude inventories and concerns over the strength of economic growth in China. While U.S. President Donald Trump stepped up pressure on the regime with backing for opposition leader Juan Guaido, Tuesday's clashes in Caracas failed to produce any definitive outcome.
  • Trump sues Deutsche Bank, Capital One over Democratic subpoenas

    Trump sues Deutsche Bank, Capital One over Democratic subpoenas

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    That comes as Trump's Treasury Secretary is declining to produce the president's tax returns, Attorney General William Barr is threatening to back out of his agreement to appear this week before the Judiciary Committee and former White House Counsel Don McGahn and other officials are being told not to testify before Congress.
  • Jury Finds Noor Guilty of 3rd Degree Murder and Manslaughter

    Jury Finds Noor Guilty of 3rd Degree Murder and Manslaughter

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    Justine's fiancé Don Damond described the cruel reality of Justine calling police for help, only to be killed by an officer she should have been able to trust. The 33-year-old ex cop and his partner had been responding to Damond's 911 call and driving down the alley behind her home. The defendant said he "had to make a split-second decision" and shot Ms Damond through the auto window.
  • Boeing safety system not at fault, says chief executive

    Boeing safety system not at fault, says chief executive

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    The company says the software is created to enhance the pitch stability of the plane when it's at an elevated angle of attack, so that it feels to pilots more like other 737s. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Peter DeFazio told CNN his committee is investigating Boeing's design and the FAA's certification of the 737 Max and its MCAS system that relied on one AOA sensor.
  • Citing China, Trump steps up calls for Fed stimulus

    Citing China, Trump steps up calls for Fed stimulus

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    Alaska Senator Lisa Murkowski, one of four Senators who opposed Trump's other pick for the Fed , Herman Cain, before Cain withdrew , told reporters Tuesday she planned to talk to the White House directly about Moore but would not tell reporters what she thought and repeatedly declined to say if she thought he should withdraw.
  • Sri Lanka Bans Face Coverings After Easter Attacks

    Sri Lanka Bans Face Coverings After Easter Attacks

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    The country is still reeling from the terror blasts that ripped across three cities on April 21 in several churches and hotels, taking at least 253 lives and leaving hundreds more injured. As part of the emergency law , President Maithripala Sirisena imposed a ban on any Muslim face coverings, which could hide people's identities. Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS) claimed responsibility for the Easter attacks but solid evidence of its involvement has yet to emerge.
  • Labour NEC backs second referendum in specific circumstances

    Labour NEC backs second referendum in specific circumstances

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    After a meeting of Labour's National Executive Committee, its governing body, a party source said an agreement had been reached which "will be fully in line with Labour's existing policy". Labour agreed a policy at its last conference that if Parliament voted down the government's withdrawal deal with the European Union - which it has effectively done three times - or talks ended in no-deal, there should be a general election.
  • Trump mulls terror designation for Muslim Brotherhood

    Trump mulls terror designation for Muslim Brotherhood

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    Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi asked President Donald Trump to make the designation, which Egypt has already done, in a private meeting during a visit to Washington on April 9, the New York Times reported on Tuesday. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and White House national security adviser John Bolton reportedly support the move, according to the Times . The proposal to designate the group set off a debate within Trump's national security team, the senior US official said.
  • Spain election: socialist party PSOE declared victor

    Spain election: socialist party PSOE declared victor

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    Spanish Prime Minister and Socialist Party candidate Pedro Sanchez speaks to supporters gathered at the party headquarters waiting for results of the general election in Madrid, Sunday, April 28, 2019. The PP, along with the Socialists, had dominated the political landscape since Franco's death. "My feeling is that in Spain there is an ample progressive majority, and when there is high participation that becomes very clear", Iglesias said.
  • Follower of Sri Lanka bomber sought India attack

    Follower of Sri Lanka bomber sought India attack

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    Three days ago we [the Muslim community] took a voluntary decision regarding this. " There could be another wave of attacks ", the head of ministerial security division (MSD), a unit of the police, said in a letter to lawmakers and other officials.
  • North Korea demands US pay for comatose student's medical bill

    North Korea demands US pay for comatose student's medical bill

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    Fred and Cindy Warmbier, Otto's parents, sued North Korea over their son's death and were awarded $500 million by a USA judge. Yun, accompanied by an emergency medicine doctor Michael Flueckiger flew to Pyongyang. Trump said later he held North Korea responsible for the young man's death. During the interview, Kinzinger said he doesn't think Trump paid the bill and "there's every indication he didn't".
  • Sri Lanka Easter bombings: President Sirisena bans radical groups

    Sri Lanka Easter bombings: President Sirisena bans radical groups

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    The hands of its damaged clock tower are still stuck at that time. Later in the day, the cardinal made his first public appearance since the attacks to participate in a candlelight vigil for the victims. A police spokesman said that three suspected suicide bombers were among the 15 dead. A civilian was killed in crossfire. Sri Lanka's Catholics celebrated Sunday Mass in their homes by a televised broadcast as churches across the island nation shut over fears of militant attacks, a ...
  • Trump Looks for End to Japan Farm Tariffs Ahead of Two Visits

    Trump Looks for End to Japan Farm Tariffs Ahead of Two Visits

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    They get along so well that Abe and his wife, Akie, joined Trump and his wife, Melania, for a couples' dinner Friday in the White House residence to celebrate the US first lady's 49th birthday. Japan - the world's third largest economy - only reluctantly agreed to the talks with the U.S.as a way to stave off tariffs that Trump has threatened to impose on imported autos.