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Amanda Knox arrives in Italy for first time since prison release

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Amanda Knox , the U.S. exchange student jailed for four years then acquitted for the 2007 murder of her roommate in the Italian town of Perugia, returned to Italy on Thursday to address a conference on wrongful convictions. "'Hang in there!' Just imagine I'm a kitten". Knox was sentenced to 26 years in prison and he was given a 25-year sentence. She said that prosecutors had painted her as "a sex-crazed femme fatale" and that she was "about to return to Italy for the first time since I ... Read More »

Body of child believed to be from India found at USA border

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It is about 17 miles west of where she, and four other illegal immigrants, crossed into the USA with the help of human smugglers. Reports of deaths of migrants during the journey across the border have surged in recent weeks - though they get far less attention than deaths that occur of migrants in US custody. Read More »

Hong Kong extradition protests: Controversial draft law 'will be suspended'

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Hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets on Sunday , and the protesters maintained a presence through Thursday night. Support for the swift passage of the controversial extradition bill began to crumble on Friday with several pro-Beijing politicians and a senior adviser to Lam saying discussion on the bill should be shelved for the time being. Read More »

US President Trump gave green signal to Russian election meddling, says Democrats

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The furor follows years of debate over the Trump team's contacts with officials and operatives from Russian Federation, which U.S. intelligence agencies determined interfered in the 2016 presidential election. Former Vice President Joe Biden, the frontrunner for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, countered Trump on Friday by releasing a video statement on Twitter pledging to not use misinformation in his campaign or tolerate outside interference. Read More »

IMA delegation meets Harsh Vardhan over ongoing strike of doctors

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In solidarity, doctors across the state commenced a strike earlier this week, demanding that the government implement steps to ensure the safety and security of doctors against such attacks. He has asked the doctors to hold symbolic protests and resume work so that the patients do not suffer. As many as 100 doctors in state-run hospitals across West Bengal have written to the authorities expressing their desire to resign from the services. Read More »

Blood donation produces more iron in human body -Institute

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During the launching ceremony, Al Qutami honoured strategic partners and blood donors who have supported the Dubai Blood Donation Centre. Mainali started donating blood in 1987 at the age of 19, and since then, he is believed to have saved up to 513 lives. Read More »

Trump says he won't fire Kellyanne Conway for Hatch Act violations

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I mean, she's gotta have the right of responding to questions. "So you're not going to fire her?" "No, I'm not going to fire her", Trump told Fox News' "Fox & Friends". "A person wouldn't be able to express themselves, and I just don't see it", he added. 'Given that Ms. Conway is a repeat offender and has shown disregard for the law, OSC recommends that she be removed from federal service, ' the office announced in a statement. Read More »

What We Know About The David Ortiz Shooting

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Ferreyra Cruz is also believed to be the same man wanted in a pair of armed street robberies on December 22 in Clifton, New Jersey, a detective lieutenant, Robert Bracken, with the city's police department told The Star-Ledger newspaper of Newark, New Jersey. Read More »

Donald Trump Called Prince Charles the "Prince of Whales" on Twitter

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Is he blissfully unaware that there's a country in the United Kingdom called Wales? President Donald Trump , who is prone to typos and misspellings on his social media account, botched the spelling of Prince Charles' official title Thursday, referring to him as the "Prince of Whales ", and invoking not royalty but something more akin to Moby Dick or Shamu. Read More »

Marlen Ochoa-Lopez murder: Baby cut from womb dies

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She and her 24-year-old daughter, Desiree Figueroa, are charged with murder in the death of the baby's mother, 19-year-old Marlen Ochoa-Lopez, and Chicago police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi said Friday that he expects both women will now be charged with murder in the infant's death. Read More »

400 arrested at Moscow police abuse march READ MORE

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Many Russians had hoped to harness the widespread outrage over last week's arrest of respected reporter Ivan Golunov on trumped-up drugs charges to press for genuine reform of Russia's tainted law enforcement and justice systems. Almost 25,000 people said they were interested in attending on Facebook. An older woman said: "Apart from what we achieved with Ivan a lot of other people are wrongly behind bars". Read More »

FAA official echoes Boeing timeline for return of Max

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American Airlines has extended flight cancellations stemming from the grounding of the Boeing 737 Max aircraft through September 3, although the airline said that it remains confident the aircraft will be recertified "soon". Boeing Co's troubled 737 MAX aircraft, which has been grounded since March following two fatal crashes in five months, will be back in the air by December, Bloomberg reported here on Wednesday, citing a top Federal Aviation Administration safety official. Read More »

Trump talks trade with Apple CEO Cook as China dispute looms

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The United States kicked off a tariff battle with China in 2018, seeking sweeping structural changes from Beijing. But it is significant as U.S. Mr Trump has said he wants to meet Mr Xi there and will decide on whether to extend tariffs to nearly all Chinese imports after that. Read More »

France's Macron will send new oak to Trump after tree died

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Macron , asked in an interview with Swiss French-language television RTS whether he would support a Merkel candidacy, said that he could not speak for her. During the planting ceremony, Mr Macron described the tree as a reminder of the "ties that bind us". "We need to have a strategic debate, so this week I will have another, long and intense conversation with Vladimir Putin , as the president of France and the G7", Macron stressed. Read More »

Trump Thinks Pelosi's Being A Bit Of A Fascist Lately

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Pelosi said on Tuesday she has decided not to fire back at the president and instead said she "doesn't even want to talk about him". And I'll tell you what, for her to make a statement like that, is outrageous. For part of Trump's presidency, he generally refrained from trash-talking Pelosi as he does many others, but that ended in recent weeks as Democrats intensified their investigations of the president and discussed possibly impeaching him. Read More »

PM Modi Leaves For Shanghai Summit, Won't Use Pak Airspace

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Khan has twice written to Prime Minister Modi, seeking resumption of dialogue on all issues, including Kashmir. "And, yes, it will be an opportunity to speak to the Indian leadership during this SCO conference", he added. The Pakistan government had closed the airspace through the northwestern corridor for Indian commercial flights ever since the Indian Air Force carried out an aerial surgical strike at a Jaish-e-Mohammed terror camp at Balakot in Pakistan's KPK province on February 26. Read More »

Boris Johnson 'won't rule out suspending parliament'

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In the first round of voting on Thursday, Johnson - who has vowed to deliver Brexit with or without a deal - won the support of 114 Tory members of Parliament out of the 313 who voted. May will then step down as prime minister and the new leader of the largest party in parliament will be appointed as PM by Queen Elizabeth II. The second round is due on June 18 with further ballots planned for June 19 and June 20 until there are just two candidates. Read More »

Trump inadvertently reveals details of Mexico migrant deal

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The document has language suggesting that Mexico might consider changing its laws to facilitate a regional "safe third party" asylum system, subject to "domestic and worldwide legal obligations", in which migrants would have to apply for asylum in the first country they enter. Read More »

HBO Chernobyl creator asks tourists to be respectful

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Following the series about the disaster, interest in the Ukrainian power plant has skyrocketed, with Google search for " Chernobyl " showing a sharp uptick since the show of the same name aired. "Meanwhile in Chernobyl: Instagram influencers flocking to the site of the disaster", wrote Bruno Zupan alongside screenshots of Instagram images in a viral tweet that's since been shared more than 10,700 times. Read More »

China calls sinking of Philippines boat an 'ordinary maritime accident'

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Mr Lorenzana criticised the "abandoning" of the crew but thanked the Vietnamese vessel for their help. Lorenzana had condemned the crew of the Chinese fishing vessel for abandoning the 22 distressed Filipinos aboard FB Gimber 1, who were later rescued by a Vietnamese fishing boat and a Philippine Navy ship. Read More »

Tourists dying at Dominican resorts spark probe by Federal Bureau of Investigation

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A SERIES of deaths at luxury holiday resorts in the Dominican Republic are to be investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Due to the similarities among the deaths, the families of the Americans have expressed concerns and have suggested the deaths may be connected, raising suspicions about the luxury resorts they stayed in at the time of their death, reported The Times. Read More »

US watchdog calls for Trump aide Kellyanne Conway's removal

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Trump often praises Conway on TV and appreciates the way she deflects questions and attacks his political enemies, current and former White House aides said . In addition to her comments regarding the Alabama Senate race, Conway has publicly disparaged Democratic 2020 presidential candidates in a number of instances noted by Kerner. Read More »

Putin says Russia-U.S. relations are getting 'worse and worse'

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The G20 summit will be held on June 27-28 in Osaka, Japan . "They (relations) are deteriorating, getting worse and worse", Putin told the Mir TV channel. Ties between the USA and Russia have been strained by a range of issues, including Syria, Ukraine and American investigations into alleged Russian interference in U.S. Read More »

Joe Biden Says He's Going to 'Cure Cancer' If Elected

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Recent public polling has shown Trump trailing the former Vice-President by as much as double digits in some battleground states, including MI and Pennsylvania. The polling conversation was then picked up the next day during the follow-up interview in the Oval Office after Trump mentioned the GMA "phony polls" comment during a press gaggle, to which Stephanopoulos asked the president "why does it bother you so much?" Biden went on to declare, " President Trump has committed gross abuses of ... Read More »

Rioting grips Memphis after police officers 'killed a local man, 20'

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He allegedly rammed his auto multiple times into the officers' vehicles and then got out, holding a weapon. The suspect rammed into the marshals' vehicle and then displayed a weapon, Keli McAlister, a spokeswoman for the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, said in a news conference early Thursday. Read More »

New Zealand court blocks extradition of murder suspect Kyung Kim to China

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Kim, a Korean national who has lived in New Zealand for 30 years, is accused of murdering 20-year-old Chinese woman Pei Yun Chen while he was visiting Shanghai in 2009. But this time, Justice Mallon upheld Adams' decision as Justice Minister. Kim's lawyer Tony Ellis said the decision was a precedent-setting human rights victory. Read More »

6 suspects arrested in David Ortiz shooting

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Police said the shooter was offered the equivalent of about $8,000 to carry out the hit on Ortiz , but the identity and the motive of the person who may have ordered it remain a mystery. He was named an All-Star 10 times and helped the Red Sox win World Series championships in 2004, 2007 and 2013. Former Red Sox teammate Eduardo Nunez - a good friend who shares an agent with Ortiz - told ESPN on Wednesday that the incident is embarrassing for Dominican players. Read More »

Vatican: Transgender Identity Destabilizes The Family

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Quoting Amoris laetitia, the document says that, among other things, this ideology "leads to educational programmes and legislative enactments that promote a personal identity and emotional intimacy radically separated from the biological difference between male and female". Read More »

Trump says he is fixing the trade relations between US, China

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Like this story? Share it with a friend! On trade, Trump warned that if Xi chooses not to meet with him at the Group of 20 summit late this month in Osaka, Japan, he will move to impose tariffs on the $300 billion in imports from China that haven't already been taxed. Read More »

British Home Secretary signs extradition order for Julian Assange

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Britain's interior minister said Thursday he had certified the U.S. request to extradite WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on espionage grounds in a procedural move that opens the way for a court battle. USA prosecutors had initially charged Mr. Assange with a single count of computer intrusion, but last month added 17 new counts, including controversial charges under the Espionage Act for encouraging, receiving and publishing national defence information in concert with former Army ... Read More »

Botswana decriminalises homosexuality in landmark ruling

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Botswana has decriminalised homosexuality. The provisions criminalised consensual sexual acts between consenting adults of the same sex and created a climate in which people could be discriminated against, harassed or subjected to violence with impunity due to their real or perceived sexual orientation. Read More »