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Klamathon Fire Closes I-5 At State Line

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The Jackson County Sheriff's Office said Friday that although the blaze has not crossed into OR, officials are concerned people in remote areas could be unreachable in case they need to quickly evacuate. The areas of concern include the Pacific Crest Trail, Mount Ashland and the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument. Hundreds of homes have been evacuated. Read More »

North Korea nuclear deal: Pompeo sees 'progress' after talks

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In a statement released by an unnamed foreign ministry spokesman, Pyongyang accused the USA of betraying the spirit of last month's summit between Donald Trump and Kim by making "one-sided and robber-like" demands on "CVID" - the complete, verifiable and irreversible denuclearisation of North Korea . Read More »

Eleven killed, at least 45 missing as torrential rain pounds Japan

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The Japan Meteorological Agency on Friday sounded an emergency alarm in some parts of Japan, heavily-hit by torrential rain, calling for the public to confirm their surroundings and ensure safety. In some areas of the island, the storms brought as much as twice the average July rainfall for the entire month, Reuters also said. Among the dead were a man who fell from a bridge into a river in the western city of Hiroshima, and a 77-year-old man in Takashima, about 56 kilometres east of ... Read More »

Missionaries of Charity staff arrested for selling babies

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The CWC members later questioned the nuns present at Mother Teresa's Missionaries of Charity over the missing child and were told that the mother had taken away the child. The couple complained to the Child Welfare Society after they failed to get the child. "We are completely shocked by what has happened in our home in Ranchi ", a statement from the Missionaries of Charity read. Read More »

Pompeo in Pyongyang to Seek Concrete Nuclear Commitments

But what "complete denuclearization" looks like is not yet clear, despite both sides agreeing to work towards it in a joint statement following June's summit between President Trump and Kim Jong Un . "There are things that I have to clarify as well", Pompeo responded. "Our policy hasn't changed", she said several times when asked about CVID. However, he has since renewed sanctions on North Korea , while United States intelligence officials have said there is evidence North Korea ... Read More »

One dead in Siskiyou fire

Jerry Brown declared a state of emergency on Thursday night for Siskyou County because of the raging fire. Farther north in OR, authorities urged hikers and other outdoor enthusiasts to avoid forests near the state line. Thousands were told to evacuate as the fire edged into residential areas, and by late on Friday night it was about 1.6 kilometres from the downtown area, county fire Captain Dave Zaniboni told USA media. Read More »

Irish Water issues nationwide hosepipe ban in south as drought continues

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Watering your lawn, washing the auto or other vehicles and filling a swimming pool, pond or fountain are all off limits when a ban is being enforced. Laffey explained: "Early last week Irish Water contacted national representatives of the IFA [Irish Farmers' Association] and ICMSA [Irish Creamery Milk Suppliers' Association] to agree protocols that would enable us to support farmers in safeguarding the welfare of their animals during the current drought". Read More »

Sheffield Lord Mayor `bans´ Donald Trump from city…

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It seems Sheffield's Lord Mayor Magid Magid is a hit with not one but two famous faces from America, following his comments about the US President Donald Trump . He also founded and led the University of Hull's MMA (Mixed Martial Arts) Club where he was given his fight name "Magic Magid the Submission Magician". Read More »

Judge releases Statue of Liberty climber

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A native of the Democratic Republic of Congo and now living in Staten Island, Okoumou climbed the Statue of Liberty on Wednesday after participating in an " Abolish ICE " protest with activist group Rise and Resist . The person who climbed the Statue of Liberty was one of forty participants in our planned banner action, but her decision to climb the statue was made independently of the group, without consulting any other member of the group. Read More »

Key Trump ally Scott Pruitt forced to resign

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Andrew Wheeler , a former coal lobbyist who has been the Environmental Protection Agency's deputy director, will temporarily step into the top role following Scott Pruitt's resignation . Pruitt's survival came from being in the line of eyesight - angling to hang around the West Wing while lavishing Trump with praise, telling the president he was "brilliant" and a political revolutionary, according to people who have attended meetings with him. Read More »

Watch out England, Sweden aren't ready to quit just yet

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Now playing for LA Galaxy in the United States, Ibrahimovic was touted to return to the national side prior to the tournament but opted to focus on his club career and give the next Swedish generation a chance on the world stage. "But I hope England do well and I hope they best Sweden , who kicked us out". "If they can continue, Sweden has a good chance". It's a quarterfinal, and a lot of emotions come into the game. Read More »

Thai military diver dies as window for cave rescue narrows

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The boys, 11 to 16, and their 25-year-old coach went exploring in the cave after a soccer game on June 23. MAE SAI, Thailand Thai rescuers said they will not immediately attempt an underwater evacuation of 12 schoolboys and their soccer coach who have been trapped in a cave for nearly two weeks because they have not learned adequate diving skills in the short time since they were found. Read More »

Young woman 'not entirely comfortable'-Trudeau

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However, the Prime Minister emphasised his understanding that women and men can experience situations differently. "Again, I've been reflecting on the actual interaction and if I apologized later, then it would be because I sensed that she was not entirely comfortable with the interaction that we had", Trudeau said . Read More »

Arrest, charges in connection with Humboldt Broncos crash

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Sidhu is scheduled to appear in court on the charges in Saskatchewan next week. RCMP say Jaskirat Sidhu, 29, was arrested at about 10:00 a.m. Friday at his Calgary home. Unsafe driving causing death carries a sentence of upwards of 14 years while risky driving causing bodily harm can lead to upwards of 10 years in jail, according to the the RCMP. Read More »

Number of displaced in southern Syria climbs to 270,000: U.N.

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The United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR) has also joined right groups in calling for borders to be opened to those fleeing Syria. Losing Bosra al Sham, a major town near the provincial capital of Daraa , would be a significant loss for the opposition in the teeth of a Russian-backed Syrian regime forces offensive in the southwest that has taken chunks of rebel territory. Read More »

Islamic State says leader's son died in Syria: Amaq

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In the city of HOMS in Syria was killed by the son of the leader of the terrorist organization "Islamic state" Abu Bakra al-Baghdadi. Al Badri was killed in an "operation against the Nussayriyyah and the Russians at the thermal power station in Homs", the extremist group said. Read More »

Former Fox News executive joins Trump staff

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President Donald Trump is announcing Shine, the former co-president of the president's preferred television channel, as his deputy chief of staff for communications. Last year, Gabriel Sherman wrote an article for Vanity Fair revealing that Shine was a defendant in a federal lawsuit filed by Andrea Tantaros, a former Fox News host. Read More »

White House tweets draw ire over their political content

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Responding on Twitter, Harris pointed to her work as a prosecutor who "went after gangs and transnational criminal organizations". Sen. Warren had previously called for abolishing the U.S Customs and Immigration Enforcement agency (ICE) during a Boston rally on Saturday. Read More »

Malaysia investigates China-backed project links with 1MDB

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In an interview with al-Jazeera's "Talk to Al Jazeera", Dr Mahathir said there was no proof to confirm or deny that the princely sum originated from and returned to the country, as previously alleged by the former prime minister. Malaysia's new government said Thursday it was suspending a trio of Chinese-backed rail and pipeline projects in the country, citing concerns over combined costs estimated to run as high as USA $23 billion. Read More »

Beryl becomes the first hurricane this season

Hurricane-force winds extend outward up to 10 miles (20 km) from the center and tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 35 miles (55 km). The views expressed therein are not necessarily those of stlucianewsonline.com, its sponsors or advertisers. Read More »

More remains found near home used by Canadian serial killer

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In May, trained cadaver dogs indicated the possible presence of human remains in multiple locations across one larger piece of the property. Police will likely be working at the site for the next several weeks, Idsinga said. Some trees had to be cleared from area and it took weeks to co-ordinate with the City of Toronto, which is responsible for the ravine, to "take environmental issues into consideration". Read More »

Man drives off with unconscious woman after she falls from SUV

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They told police they had just left a nearby Walmart. Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office released video of the freakish scene overnight Tuesday and asked the public for tips on what happened. The video was shared by the sheriff's office in hopes of getting the public's help in finding the woman. He then drove away. Several other vehicles were stopped at the intersection, but no other drivers intervened. Read More »

Teen climbs out car window after driving into sinkhole

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Jaxson Lang told WCCO CBS that he had just gotten the vehicle, was thankfully wearing his seat-belt and his airbag deployed. After falling into the sinkhole, the teen escaped by climbing out of the car's back window, she said. The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Warning for Redwood, Brown and Renville counties until 4:45 p.m. Flooded roads, flooded yards and swollen rivers were reported across the area. Read More »

Texas mother shoots man trying to steal auto with children inside

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Wednesday at a gas station off Interstate 35 at the southern edge of Dallas . Suddenly, she saw a man climb into her auto, which had her two sons, both aged four, in the back. He's been charged with two counts of unlawful restraint and unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, police said . The woman and her children were not injured, police said. Read More »

Why Iran Is Threatening to Close the Strait of Hormuz

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European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini told reporters that top diplomats from Germany, Britain, France, Russia and China reaffirmed their commitment to the 2015 deal, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, "which is in the security interest of all". Read More »

Ceasefire follows regime strikes on Syria's Daraa amid renewed negotiations

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Earlier on Thursday, Syria's official news agency SANA reported that government forces advanced towards the Dara'a al-Balad residential area of Dara'a, located about 13 kilometers north of the border with Jordan, where militants affiliated to the Jabhat Fateh al-Sham, formerly known as al-Nusra Front, Takfiri terror group are positioned. Read More »

Trudeau denies sexually assaulting reporter in 2000

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Media outlets in Canada and overseas - including the Washington Post and Britain's The Times newspaper - have picked up the story in recent days, after the editorial resurfaced online. Pressed further, he acknowledged he had atoned for his actions at the time. "I'm responsible for my side of the interaction, which certainly as I said, I don't feel was in any way untoward". Read More »

France Police Shooting Riots Enter Second Night

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The auto he was driving had been flagged as a vehicle suspected of being used for drug dealing and had put under police surveillance, according to French media. "There was only the one gunshot". Police authorities were investigating the officer's actions and decision to use his firearm, the police source said. Read More »

British couple sickened by same poison used on Russian spy

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The man and the woman are both in critical condition and are receiving treatment at Salisbury District Hospital, where former Russian double-agent Sergei Skripal and daughter Yulia were treated after they were poisoned by a nerve agent in March in Salisbury. Read More »

Michael Cohen Drops 'Trump's Attorney' Label On Twitter

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Throughout, Cohen seemed to distance himself from previous comments in which he said he would "take a bullet" for Trump . Investigators are also looking into a $US130,000 ($176,000) payment made as part of a confidentiality agreement with former porn actress Stormy Daniels, who alleges she had an affair with Trump in 2006, which Trump denies. Read More »

Hamas tried to spy on soldiers with fake dating apps

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Around 500 soldiers have been approached by suspicious people on social media and the WhatsApp messaging service, who used Israeli numbers and persuaded them to download specific applications from Google Play, the Jerusalem Post reported , citing high-ranking intelligence officials. Read More »

Turkey condemns Israel's demolition of Bedouin village in West Bank

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The community is inhabited by 181 Palestinians, more than half of them are children, without basic services, including running water, electricity, health services, and are surrounded by illegal Israeli colonies. Jamie McGoldrick, the UN Development and Humanitarian Coordinator in Palestine, had also called upon Tel Aviv to reverse the demolition. "This decision complicates a little more and significantly the search for peace and a peace based on two states" - one Israeli, one Palestinian, ... Read More »

Nawaz Sharif sentenced to 10 years in jail

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The reference pertains to the ownership of the Sharif family's apartments at Avenfield House, London. Mr Sharif's statement comes a day after the accountability court in Islamabad reserved its judgment in the Avenfield properties case and said the verdict in the case involving him and his family would be announced on Friday. Read More »

Second British hospital added to probe into babies deaths

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On Friday, a Cheshire Police spokesman said the arrested health worker, whose identity has not been confirmed by the force, had been bailed pending further inquiries. 'We have also spoken to a large number of people to gather as much information as we can.' He added: 'We recognise that this investigation has a huge impact on all of the families, staff, and patients at the hospital as well as members of the public'. Read More »