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Girl, 3, dies after she's locked inside burning car

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Police said a 3-year-old was killed in a auto fire after her father allegedly chained the doors of the vehicle closed. She was rushed to a nearby hospital, where she died from her injuries. 'I heard a boom, like something explode. He's been taken into custody at Jamaica Hospital. That's when the 39-year-old driver, who looked like he was on fire, sprinted out and jumped into the pond at Baisley Park. Read More »

China will keep calm in face of trade talk challenges

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The setback in negotiations caught financial markets by surprise, and the USA stocks fell Tuesday for the second straight day. USA officials have accused China of reneging on commitments made during months of negotiations aimed at ending their trade war. Read More »

Bodies Found After Passenger Jet Crash-Landed, Caught Fire at Moscow Airport

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Speaking to reporters early Monday, Elena Markovskaya, a spokeswoman for Russia's Investigative Committee, said that 41 people died in the accident and 37 people survived. The Superjet is a relatively new aircraft, making its maiden flight in 2008 before entering service in mid-2011. "I kicked the door out with my leg and pushed out the passengers so as not to slow the evacuation", Kasatkina said. Read More »

U.S. tariff hikes show its 'frustration at being unable to browbeat China'

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That followed President Donald Trump's unexpected statement on Sunday that he would raise tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods to 25 percent from 10 percent. He has used the threat of tariffs as a weapon in trade talks with many nations. The United States now has 25 percent tariffs on $50 billion worth of Chinese machinery and technology goods and 10 percent tariffs on $200 billion worth of products ranging from computer modems and routers to furniture, lighting and building ... Read More »

May plans for second Brexit vote if Labour talks fail

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The government is planning to offer a "comprehensive but temporary customs arrangement" until the next election, which would allow the next prime minister to shape what happens after that. Sir Graham Brady, the chairman of the 1922 committee of Tory backbenchers, told the Daily Telegraph that staying in a customs union could lead to a "catastrophic split" in the Conservative Party. Read More »

Pompeo makes stealth visit to Iraq and warns of threat from Iran

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Pompeo said that he wanted to assure the Iraqi government that the U.S. stands ready to protect Iraq's sovereignty, adding that Iran is escalating its activity. In response, Iran's foreign minister Javad Zarif tweeted that " the #B_Team is at it again ". "If US and clients don't feel safe, it's because they're despised by the people of the region - blaming Iran won't reverse that". Read More »

Four dead after blast near major Sufi shrine in Lahore

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IG Punjab Police Arif Nawaz said police force was the target of the attack that took place outside the shrine. TV footage from the scene showed a damaged police vehicle and debris strewn in front of the shrine. All regional police officers and city police officers have been directed to examine security in their respective areas and remain alert during the month of Ramazan. Read More »

NY Times: Trump Tax Returns Show $1.17B Losses '85-'94

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The newspaper said Trump posted losses in excess of $250 million in both 1990 and 1991, which appeared to be more than double any other individual US taxpayer in an annual IRS sampling of high-income earners. Responding to the New York Times' revelations, Charles Harder, a lawyer for the president, said the tax information was "highly inaccurate". The House Ways and Means Committee has asked the IRS to provide Trump's personal and business returns for 2013 through 2018. Read More »

Sandra Bland's own video of 2015 Texas traffic stop surfaces

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Bland's family told WFAA they never saw the video before it was released and are asking for Texas officials to re-examine the criminal case against the trooper who arrested Bland. As Encinia unholsters his Taser, its lights flash on, he points it at Bland and he shouts: "Get out of the auto!" Like a lot of African-American millennials, Bland was active on social media. Read More »

'I love him': Pamela Anderson visits Julian Assange in London prison

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Anderson was accompanied on her visit to Belmarsh by WikiLeaks editor Kristinn Hrafnsson. Pamela went on to say that she felt "sick" and "nauseous" after visiting him. "The Working Group is further concerned that Mr Assange has been detained since 11 April 2019 in Belmarsh prison, a high-security prison, as if he were convicted for a serious criminal offence". Read More »

France suggests sanctions could be reimposed if Iran reneges on deal

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But Iran does not itself plan to pull out of the agreement , which curbed its nuclear program in return for an end to some sanctions, the state-run IRIB news agency reported , according to Reuters. USA officials have spoken in recent days of intelligence suggesting a military threat from Iran, although they have not given specific details. He is the founder and former president of the National Iranian American Council, and an adjunct associate professor in the Center for Security Studies at ... Read More »

May's team gloomy about the chances of a deal with Labour

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Graham Brady, the chairman of the powerful 1922 Committee of Tory backbenchers , remained silent following a meeting with the Prime Minister about setting a firm resignation date. The news came as Mrs May officially accepted she can not get her Brexit deal through Parliament in time to avoid European elections on May 23. The government has finally confirmed that the European elections can not be avoided. Read More »

Protester throws egg at Australian prime minister

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She was arrested after "she allegedly threw an egg at the Prime Minister during a Country Women's Association event at the Albury Entertainment Centre". Outside the hall, the protester told reporters she did not mean to knock anyone down. The 24-year-old has been released on bail and will appear in court later this month. Read More »

Pelosi: 'Trump is Goading Us to Impeach Him'

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Throughout her interview at the "Inside Congress" gathering, Pelosi acknowledged that the event was supposed to be non-partisan, and she insisted House Democrats were acting in the best interest in the country through their investigations of the president. Read More »

Georgia governor signs anti-abortion 'heartbeat' law

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According to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Kemp is expected to sign the bill at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, although it is not clear where or what kind of ceremony will take place. The legal director of the ACLU of Georgia, Sean Young, has said that the group is preparing a legal challenge. The Republican state representative Ed Setzler, the bill's author, said in an interview after the bill passed the state House that it was a "commonsense" measure that seeks to "balance the hard ... Read More »

Here's What Michael Cohen's Prison Life Will Be Like

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For much of the day, Cohen "can pretty much do what he wants", Mr Frantz said. Cohen, 52, is scheduled to join Sorrentino and McFarland at the Federal Correctional Institution, Otisville in upstate NY on Monday, May 6. Cohen, 52, pleaded guilty late previous year to charges of lying to Congress about a prospective Trump Tower-Moscow project, campaign finance violations related to payments he made to two women at President Trump's behest, and a slew of financial crimes. Read More »

Trump’s tariff threat puts China’s leader in a bind

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Some of this can be attributed to market fluctuations-it's hard to find a tech stock whose price doesn't change daily-but it could also indicate unease about how the companies will fare based on these trade talks. What I can tell you is that China's team is preparing to go to the United States for the discussions", Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said in Beijing earlier. Read More »

House panel to vote on holding Barr in contempt

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Trump had previously said he would leave the question to Barr, who has said repeatedly that he has no objection to Mueller testifying. She noted that Democrats have refused to read a version of Mueller's report with fewer redactions that has already been provided to Congress. Read More »

'I love him': Pamela Anderson visits Julian Assange in high-security prison

Anderson described the WikiLeaks founder to Britain's Evening Standard as "a good man (and) an incredible person". The 47-year-old was arrested on April 11 at the Ecuadorian embassy in London after the South American country withdrew its asylum and British authorities subsequently found him guilty of breaching bail seven years ago. Read More »

Police find bodies believed to be of missing Calgary woman, child

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That home was the site of extensive forensic analysis for several days after police launched the homicide investigation. Police say it's believed the suspect may have attempted to burn evidence . Activity on Ms Lovett's bank accounts stopped on 18 April. She said members of the Sanderson family were to be meeting with investigators on Monday. Read More »

One foot alligator pulled from yoga trousers in Charlotte County

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According to WBBH , Charlotte County Sheriff's Office deputies pulled over a pickup truck early Monday morning after the driver ran a stop sign. According to the Charlotte County Sheriff's Office, deputies were conducting a traffic stop in Punta Gorda when the freaky incident took place. Read More »

Royal baby: Meghan’s last minute hospital dash scotches home birth plans

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It is not known whether Meghan was induced but sources say she remained there overnight before her baby was born at 5.26am on Monday morning, with an elated Prince Harry at her side. The caption on the photo read, "More details will be shared in the forthcoming days". Britons have been on tenterhooks as April came to an end without news of the birth. Read More »

'Nine dead in Daesh attack' on Haftar forces in south Libya

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The fighting has so far killed nearly 400 people, injured almost 2,000 others, and forced more than 50,000 people to flee their homes. Heavy fighting raged through the night in the battle for the Libyan capital Tripoli, with neither side able to secure gains on the frontlines as an offensive by eastern commander Khalifa Haftar entered its fifth week. Read More »

Israel responds to failed Hamas cyberattack with air strike

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The power plants will be burning diesel, coal, and liquefied natural gas (LNG) from a ship anchored in Israel's north. This week's exchange of fire followed several weeks of relative calm between Israel and Gaza amid an unofficial armistice, which appeared to be breaking down as terrorists in the Strip stepped up their violent activities along the border in the days preceding the outbreak of fighting. Read More »

U.S. House panel readies contempt vote against Barr over Mueller report

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May 6 for Barr to provide the committee with a version of the report without redactions. "Each of us believes that the conduct of President Trump described in special counsel Robert Mueller's report would, in the case of any other person not covered by the Office of Legal Counsel policy against indicting a sitting president, result in multiple felony charges for obstruction of justice", the former officials said in a joint statement posted to Medium. Read More »

Boeing knew about software issue in 737 MAX planes back in 2017

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It is not clear whether having the warning light would have prevented either the Lion Air crash or the crash of an Ethiopian Airlines MAX near Addis Ababa . "However, Boeing's timely or earlier communication with (airlines) would have helped to reduce or eliminate possible confusion", the spokesman said in an emailed statement. Read More »

Turkey to re-run Istanbul election lost by Erdogan's AKP

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Imamoglu received his official mandate after two weeks of recounts , sending shockwaves through the ruling party since Erdogan, former mayor of the city, once said winning Istanbul was like winning the whole of Turkey . Deputy chair of CHP, Onursal Adiguzel argued that the decision to hold the election again shows that it is "illegal to win against the AK Party". The AKP still won the most seats nationwide in the local elections, but it has been damaged by Turkey's first recession in a ... Read More »