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N.K. accuses USA of being 'hell-bent' on hostile acts

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Talk of a nuclear freeze rose significantly after a New York Times report that US officials may abandon their goal of getting North Korea to completely give up its nuclear programs. Trump and Kim agreed at the meeting to restart negotiations created to denuclearize the Korean peninsula. Xi visited North Korea prior to meeting Trump at the G20 in Japan on Saturday, and analysts had said the Chinese leader could use the trip as leverage in his trade war talks with the USA leader. Read More »

Homicide charges dropped against shot Alabama woman who miscarried

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Jones in this matter". "The members of the grand jury took to heart that the life of an unborn child was violently ended", said Washington. Ms Jones was five months pregnant when 23-year-old Ebony Jemison shot her in the stomach outside a general store in Pleasant Grove in December, 2018, during what authorities said was an argument over the unborn baby's father. Read More »

Boeing to offer $100m to families of plane crash victims

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Describing the sum as an "initial investment" over multiple years, Boeing said it would work with local governments and non-profit organizations to provide living expenses and boost economic development in regions affected by crashes of planes operated by Ethiopian Airlines and Lion Air. Read More »

Seoul says now is time to focus on US-N. Korea talks

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Unlike many other news organizations, we have not put up a paywall. UNITED NATIONS - North Korea's mission to the United Nations accused the United States on Wednesday of being "more and more hell-bent on hostile acts" against Pyongyang, despite President Donald Trump wanting talks between the two countries . Read More »

MSNBC Guest Compares Betsy Ross Flag to Swastika, Burning Cross

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Kaepernick made headlines a few years ago by famously kneeling during the national anthem while he played for the San Francisco 49ers. Donald Trump Jr., the eldest son of US President Donald Trump, joined the choir of critics roasting the sportswear company by suggesting a design he says the company might like. Read More »

Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp all affected by massive photo glitch

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If you noticed errors and delays while trying to refresh your feeds on Instagram and Facebook , you're not the only one. The Facebook outage map shows service down in the Northeast U.S. Instead, users get a "download failed" message with a prompt to try again. Some Twitter users too reported facing issues on the microblogging website. Read More »

Bernie Sanders' presidential campaign raises $18M in 2nd quarter

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Sen. Bernie Sanders' campaign announced Tuesday that it had raised a combined $24 million in the second quarter of 2019, exceeding their total from the first quarter and ending June with almost $30 million cash on hand. We can't ruin our cities. "So we're looking at it very seriously", Trump concluded. Because the campaign does not have to file comprehensive fundraising reports to the Federal Election Commission until later this month, Seven Days was not able to independently verify the ... Read More »

Rahul Gandhi resigns from India's Congress party after election loss

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His advice to the Congress Working Committee is to set up a group of persons who will be entrusted with the responsibility to search for a new President. He might be facing criticism for making the alleged Rafale scam the party's central plank, which backfired, but Gandhi remains unrepentant: "The Prime Minister's win doesn't negate the breadth of corruption allegations against him". Read More »

Three arrested in counterterrorism raids across Sydney - PM

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Matari, who is accused of planning the attack in Sydney, was previously held by Lebanese authorities in 2017 on suspicion of wanting to fight for Islamic State in Syria. Police said there was no further threat to the public. He could be imprisoned for 10 years. Upon his return to Australia in mid-2018, having been deported from Lebanon, authorities including the NSW Joint Counter Terrorism Team (JCTT), were closely monitoring the online activities of Matari and his associates. Read More »

Massive fire ignites at Jim Beam warehouse in Woodford County

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Drinkers nationwide are in mourning today, as 45,000 barrels of Jim Beam have been destroyed in a fire. Crews were able to put one out, but the other kept burning for hours. Multiple crews are working to contain the fire. In addition, a local business called Woodford Feed brought in sand to build embankments around the damaged rickhouses to prevent leakage into nearby creeks. Read More »

Heavy rains in Japan force nearly 800,000 residents to evacuate

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But by 1600 local time (0700 GMT), the country's Fire and Disaster Management Agency reportedly said fewer than 4,000 people had been evacuated. The Japanese island of Kyushu, inhabited by 13.3 million residents, is expected to be lashed by more than 350 millimeters (13.7 inches) of rain Thursday. Read More »

2020 candidate Buttigieg says he raised $24M in 2nd quarter

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In a statement, Buttigieg's campaign said more than 294,000 people donated between April and June, including 230,000 new donors. As most candidates were furiously trying to raise money during the last two weeks before the June 30 deadline, Buttigieg had to cancel a California fundraising trip to deal with unrest at home after a white South Bend police officer shot and killed a black man who police say was armed with a knife. Read More »

Iran to exceed uranium enrichment limit from Sunday: Rouhani

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It might also attract USA or Israeli strikes with potentially devastating consequences across the region. Tehran has denied any intent to develop nuclear weapons. Meanwhile, China said on Tuesday it regrets Iran's decision to exceed a limit on enriched uranium reserves under a 2015 nuclear deal, but said USA "maximum pressure is the root cause" of tensions. Read More »

US, China trade war on hold...for now

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Trump said Saturday he would allow USA companies to sell their products to Huawei, but he was not yet willing to remove the company from a trade blacklist. "The trade relations between China and the United States are hard, they are contributing to the slowdown of the global economy", European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker told a news conference. Read More »

Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher Found Not Guilty of War Crimes

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Two SEAL snipers hear shots from the neighboring sniper tower where Gallagher was positioned. Portier also is accused of failing to report a war crime, destroying evidence and impeding the investigation of Gallagher. "Good story behind this", Gallagher wrote. Defence lawyers said Gallagher was framed by disgruntled platoon members who fabricated the allegations to oust their demanding chief. Read More »

What Joe Biden said to Hunter after he married Melissa Cohen

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The 49-twelve months-outdated-long-established vice president's son detailed his fresh relationship with 32-twelve months-outdated-long-established South African filmmaker Melissa Cohen , which began in early May per chance per chance and seen the 2 married days later, in the course of an interview with the New Yorker . Read More »

Biden Says Never Opposed Voluntary Busing After Tiff With Harris

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The former vice president is the most prominent centrist in the race, eating up the political oxygen with his near universal name recognition. Mr. Trump said that while Mr. "Instead they're at almost zero percent". The black community has historically strongly supported Biden. She is tied with Sen. The debates were hosted by NBC and spread across two days. Read More »

Taliban attack: Kabul students pick through debris after deadly blast

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The Taliban's spokesman in Doha , Qatar , Suhail Shaheen told The Associated Press earlier that talks with Mr. Khalilzad are focused on a timetable for withdrawal of US and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation troops from Afghanistan. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Washington would like to see an agreement before September 1, considered an ambitious deadline by analysts but likely linked to Afghan presidential polls scheduled for later that month. Read More »

New Zealand passport slips in 'most powerful' world rankings

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The list is based on data from the International Air Transport Association. According to the survey, Kiwis enjoy visa-free entry to 180 countries, down two on the previous index. Discussions of passport power and global mobility tend to focus on the benefits for the countries with the strongest passports. Just behind is South Korea, Finland and Germany (187), followed by Denmark, Italy and Luxembourg (186). Read More »

Arctic fox walks over 4,400km from Norway to Canada

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While the length of the journey was impressive, wildlife experts were also impressed by the fox's speed. It traveled from the archipelago, which sits between mainland Norway and the North Pole, to Greenland . "But this fox went much further than most others we've tracked before - it just shows the exceptional capacity of this little creature." The fox's tracker shows it made two halts during the epic journey. Read More »

Libyan official says airstrike kills 40 migrants in Tripoli

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Libya's civil war crisis has raged on since the NATO-backed overthrow of dictator Mummer Gaddafi in 2011. However, a spokesperson for Haftar forces did not answer phone calls and messages. Why is there war in Libya? The plight of migrants has worsened since Haftar launched an offensive against Tripoli - the seat of an internationally recognised unity government - in early April. Read More »

President Zelensky arrives in Canada on working visit

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Trudeau said a Canadian company has invested in an ammunition factory in Ukraine without providing additional details. Zelenskyy met with Freeland in Toronto on July 2 as part of his visit to Canada. But Zelenskiy has labored rapidly, dissolving his nation's parliament and pushing forward with original elections for that assembly later this month, a timeline that was months forward of its old time table. Read More »

Body found in London garden fell from plane bound for Heathrow

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One resident described a close call to the BBC - saying he heard a loud sound and that when he looked outside, he saw "blood all over the walls of the garden ". He also said the reason the man's body was largely intact "because it was an ice block". Police said a post-mortem would be held to determine the cause of death. Read More »

South Korean President: Trump-Kim Summit Marks Era of Peace

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He has not curbed his use of nuclear weapons and missiles as he said he would", the former politician and ambassador explained. "So I don't want John Bolton anywhere close to our foreign policy negotiations, and the best news of this weekend was he was exiled to Mongolia". Read More »

Manly beach closed after swimmer 'bitten by shark'

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The man was "able to swim to nearby rocks and raise the alarm", police said. Nurse sharks are usually bottom-dwellers and although large with a mouth full of serrated teeth, do not generally bother humans. He had lacerations to his stomach and back and a "deep gash" down his left leg. But NSW Police said no shark had been spotted in the area. 'There was a reasonable amount of blood on the footpath and there were a number of passers-by who were looking after him and calling the ambulance, ... Read More »

Facebook Will Ban Ads That Tell People in US Not to Vote

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Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg has announced that the company will step up its efforts to fight misinformation about the upcoming 2020 US census. The company said it will launch the census policy later this year, and it will "prohibit misrepresentations of census requirements, methods, or logistics, and census-related misinformation". Read More »

Dutch queen criticized over meeting with Saudi prince

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Callamard authored a United Nations report that found high-level Saudi officials including Crown Prince Salman should be investigated for the October 2018 killing of Khashoggi in a Saudi consulate in Istanbul. The crown prince said he was happy that a number of projects are underway. "There are certain suspects that we know of and they need to be tried in Istanbul because that's where the crime was committed", he said. Read More »

Donald Trump's apparent 'U-turn' on Huawei ban explained and what happens now

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In a string of tweets on Saturday, Trump claimed that allowing US companies to sell to Huawei would not impact national security and that negotiations involving previously installed tariffs on China are ongoing. Huawei remains squarely on the US Commerce Department's "entity list" usually reserved for rogue regimes and their associated companies. Michael McFaul, a Stanford professor and former ambassador to Russian Federation, said Trump's decision undercuts his argument about national ... Read More »

Four Facebook buildings evacuated after package tests positive for sarin nerve agent

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A Facebook spokesperson said there were no risky substances found after a hazmat situation involving mail sent to the company's headquarters in Menlo Park prompted evacuations of several buildings. People are exposed to sarin via skin contact, eye contact or by breathing it in. A fire department source reportedly told Business Insider that sarin was detected in a mail bag during a routine test, however detection may be a false positive. Read More »

Sudan arrests armed elements over shooting in protest

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Crowds of protesters had flooded Khartoum and Omdurman, just across the Nile river from the capital, along with several other cities and towns across the country. "Today has been a glorious day in Sudan, not only because of the multitude of people who participated in the protests but also due to their unfailing commitment to non-violent resistance", the Declaration of Freedom and Change Forces (DFCF) said on Sunday in a tweet. Read More »

Sri Lanka arrests police chief, top defence official over Easter attack failures

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He said Inspector-General Pujith Jayasundara and former defence secretary Hemasiri Fernando were arrested a day after the attorney general said their failure to heed security warnings amounted to a crime against humanity. For lesser charges of negligence leading to damage of property, the two officials could face up to 52 years in prison. De Livera expressed an interest in prosecuting them for these crimes on Monday. Read More »