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At least 5 shot at Gilroy Garlic Festival in California

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She had no information on their conditions, according to the AP. Attendee Evenny Reyes told the San Jose Mercury the stampede of people fleeing the scene after shots were fired was chaotic. Another witness, Tony Porrovecchio, tells the Mercury News , "At first I thought some idiot was setting off fireworks, but then we saw him". Police said a reunification center is set up at a college parking lot for those looking for loved ones. Read More »

Riot police clash with Hong Kong protesters as demonstrations turn violent

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Most had left the area by the time police charged into the station. Some believe cops colluded with the gangs to suppress the demonstrations . As night fell, additional riot police advanced from multiple angles slowly pushing demonstrators in the direction of Yuen Long metro station, in a final bid to clear the streets. Read More »

Iran nuclear accord parties meet amid escalating tensions

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On July 3, President Hassan Rouhani said Tehran would increase its uranium enrichment levels and start to revive its Arak heavy-water reactor after July 7 if the nations in the nuclear pact did not protect trade with Iran promised under the deal but blocked by the U.S. Read More »

U.S. 'pressure' tactic on WTO will fail: China state media

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Trade Representative to take action so that countries stop CHEATING the system at the expense of the US!" "NO more!" the president later wrote in a tweet. "The WTO is in desperate need of reform", the memo says, citing definitions that hark back to its founding in 1995 and do not take into account the vast changes in economic status for nations such as China , which is now the second largest economy and largest exporting nation in the world . Read More »

Israel, US Test Missile Defense in Alaska

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Moshe Patel, director of the Israel Missile Defense Organization, said, "Ten challenging years of development have culminated in this moment: the Arrow 3 weapon system completed a test campaign, during which an Arrow 3 interceptor completed full interception of the target". Read More »

USDA sets plans for $16B in aid for farmers

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Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue conceded that the relief would not make up for farmers' recent struggles with falling farm income and commodity prices, rising debt and floods that disrupted spring planting. USDA officials said sign-ups for the payments would begin on Monday and last until December 6. "If you go out and survey farmers and ask them for their results, you won't find any that feel they've been made whole by this program", Perdue said. Read More »

1 dead, 11 injured in Brooklyn block party shooting

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A Facebook event page shows a poster featuring photos of performers and the message: "All r welcome, let's come in peace". The shooting reportedly happened around 11 p.m.at a playground in the area of Hegeman Ave. "Shots rang out and the crowd was already dispersing and you heard about 9 to 11 shots and everyone was running and scattering for cover". "It stings and it's sore and I can't put any type of pressure on my left side", Murdaugh said after she was released from the hospital ... Read More »

Trump adviser says currency intervention off the table; Trump less clear

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He rejected the assertion that Trump wanted to weaken the United States dollar. Speaking on "Squawk on the Street" on CNBC , Kudlow, the director of the National Economic Council, says that he "wouldn't expect any grand deal". "What the president is concerned about is that foreign countries may be manipulating their own currencies lower to try to gain some short-term, temporary trade advantage", Kudlow added. Read More »

Dan Coats, intelligence chief who clashed with Donald Trump, 'to step down'

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At the same time, US President has been already seeking a replacement for Coats and reportedly met Ratcliffe to discuss the details of the job, Axios and the New York Times reported . Coats regularly attends the president's daily intelligence briefing session, along with CIA Director Gina Haspel and a senior US intelligence official. Read More »

Police use drones, dogs in hunt for teen murder suspects

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There were two confirmed sightings of the pair near Gillam , and later, their latest getaway vehicle was found dumped and torched there. McLeod and Schmegelsky have been charged with second-degree murder in Dyck's death, whose body was discovered five days after Deese and Fowler were found shot dead. Read More »

US teens jailed in Italy in policeman’s killing

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Italian authorities are holding two American 19-year-olds on charges of aggravated murder and attempted extortion in the killing of police officer Mario Cerciello Rega, 35. Defendant staying silent, lawyer says Lee "has maintained his right to remain silent", his lawyer Francesco Codini told media outside Rome's Regina Coeli prison. Read More »

Hordes of grasshoppers have invaded Las Vegas

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A large amount of adult pallid-winged grasshoppers have descended on Las Vegas and wet weather is to blame for the invasion. But numbers aside, there shouldn't be anything to worry about. Other Las Vegas residents looked for any possible solution, remembering grasshoppers as the villains in Walt Disney's and Pixar's "A Bug's Life", when they shared pictures of the movie's heroes as the only possible comic solution to the grasshopper invasion. Read More »

Gunmen Disguised As Cops Pull Off $40 Million Heist At Brazilian Airport

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Four masked men jumped out and confronted the airport workers, forcing them to load 750 kilos of gold and precious metals valued at around $40 million and destined for Zurich, Switzerland and New York, USA, into their vehicle. Under duress, he then gave insider information of operations at the terminal. The family and airport worker were not harmed and they were released by the gang. Read More »

CNN anchor tears up on live TV over Donald Trump's latest attack

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Trump has been disparaging Rep. Elijah Cummings , an influential black American congressman and his largely African-American district, which includes Baltimore, on Twitter . Cummings last week had questioned crowded border conditions and criticized lack of basic humanitarian needs such as sanitation being met. The Maryland congressman has also assailed the administration's handling of the border. Read More »

Romania suspect admits murdering two teenage girls

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Romania's police chief has been sacked over the kidnapping of a teenage girl that ended in her murder after they took almost a day to track her calls and then delayed her rescue. "A few heads have fallen but not enough!" Police discovered the girl's human remains and jewelry at a house and arrested for questioning a 65-year-old person. Read More »

Year-Old South Korean YouTube Star Buys $8M Property

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Some of the videos were seen to show her steal from her parents wallet, drive a vehicle on the road and one even showed her pretending to give birth. Boram Tube ToysReview , which has gained huge popularity worldwide by introducing and reviewing toys, has 13.6 million subscribers, while the Boram Tube Vlog channel that shares the daily life of Boram and her family is followed by 17.5 million subscribers. Read More »

At least 15 killed as 3 bombs tear through Afghanistan

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Meanwhile, a second explosion took place in eastern Kabul on Thursday morning, but there were no immediate reports on possible casualties. Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid claimed responsibility for the vehicle bomb, saying that a convoy of "foreign invaders" passing the area was targeted in the bombing. Read More »

British woman 'arrested over false rape claim' in Ayia Napa

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A lawyer says Cyprus police will release all seven Israeli teenagers who were being detained as suspects in the alleged rape of a 19-year-old British woman. "Rape never took place", one of the sources said. The Foreign Office said it was supporting a British woman and her family following her arrest in Cyprus. Read More »

Trump tweets about retaliation against France's tax on tech giants

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Wine connoisseurs talk about needing "a nose" to assess the quality of a vintage. " Donald Trump is a raging racist, okay? I've always said American wine is better than French wine", Mr Trump tweeted on Friday. Trump has generally got along well with Macron, avoiding some of the more stormy episodes marring traditionally stable relations with other close US allies in Europe and Asia. Read More »

Shayna Jack: Australian swimmer tests positive for 'banned substance'

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According to 9News, the 100-metre freestyler failed a routine drug test. Horton is angry that FINA allowed Sun to compete at worlds before his hearing before the Court of Arbitration for Sport involving a clash with drug testers. News of Jack's positive test shook the swimming world on Saturday, in a week where controversy surrounding doping in the sport had been at a high, and she revealed the banned substance that was found in her system was "Ligandrol". Read More »

Vast swathes of the Arctic are ablaze - here's why

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According to a report from the NASA Earth Observatory , smoke plumes are spreading right across Russian Federation, swirling into major cities and causing air quality to plummet. Numerous particulate matter from these fires will someway advance to pick ice surfaces additional north, darkening them and thus accelerating melting. Read More »

Two South Koreans dead, athletes hurt in nightclub collapse

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Witnesses of the collapse say that hundreds of customers and employees were inside the multi-layer structured nightclub at the time. 'This is an terrible tragedy, ' said Christopher Ramsey, CEO of USA Water Polo. "Players from our men's and women's teams were celebrating the women's world championship victory when the collapse occurred at a public club". It's believed the balcony that collapsed was an internal stage within the nightclub. Read More »

Trump, in phone call, congratulates Johnson on becoming PM

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Barnier advised European Union leaders, "we have to be ready for a situation where he gives priority to the planning for "no deal", partly to heap pressure on the unity of the EU27". Asked at a politics forum if the Irish government meant to begin to publicly plan for a united Ireland , he said it did not as it would be seen as provocative by pro-British unionists in Northern Ireland. Read More »

Russian group says 520 people arrested in Moscow

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Authorities had declared the protest on Saturday (local time) illegal. Security was tight in central Moscow on Saturday and six people were arrested in front of city hall hours before the protest started, according to OVD-Info, which monitors arrests during demonstrations. Read More »

Eight killed as earthquakes hit far northern Philippines

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The quake struck off the north of the Philippines on Saturday killing six people and injuring eight, the national disaster agency said. Rescue crews have begun searching for any survivors trapped in pancaked structures. Mr Esdicul said he was already in his office with the provincial governor when the second and more powerful quake struck about three hours after the first shock. Read More »

Russian LGBT Activist Is Found Dead; Friends Say She Was Threatened

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Mr Bespalov said activists on the Saw list and supporters would ask law enforcement to take measures to prevent further violence against LGBTQ people, fearing her murder was "one link in a bigger chain". Ms Grigoryeva had often been photographed at protests holding signs like, "In Russia there are more than 5 million gay people". German Foreign Ministry spokesman Christofer Burger said Wednesday that Berlin is "very concerned about the circumstances of her death", in light of the fact that ... Read More »

Donald Trump vetoes bills prohibiting arms sales to Saudi Arabia

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In his veto message, Trump said the resolutions would weaken US competitiveness and damage important relationships. Democrats and Republicans alike say that Saudi Arabia has become an increasingly unreliable ally and that the kingdom should face a rebuke for its role in the slaying of US -based journalist Jamal Khashoggi . Read More »

Twin babies found dead in auto after father 'forgot about them'

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The children's 39-year-old father, Juan Rodriguez, has been charged with two counts of manslaughter and two counts of criminal negligent homicide , NYPD said. They were identified as Mariza and Phoenix Rodriguez of Rockland County. According to police, their father says he forgot the infants were there. He said the kids were "foaming at the mouth". Read More »

Jared O’Mara attacked from his own Twitter

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UK MP Jared O'Mara has not responded to the scandal. O'Mara, 37, had no instantaneous comment on the disadvantage and the tweets were peaceful posted on his sage hours later. Just a few months later, O'Mara was suspended by the Labour Party over online remarks from 2002 and 2004 which were described as racist, sexist, and homophobic. Read More »

Iran frees nine Indian crew from seized tanker

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On Thursday, Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale met the Iranian Ambassador to India . Stena Impero was detained two weeks ago for "failing to respect global maritime rules", according to the Iranian authorities. On Thursday, the Indian embassy in Tehran got consular access to the 18 Indians on board Stena Impero. A team of the Indian High Commission in London met the Indian crew and staff on board VLCC Grace 1 on Wednesday, Minister of State for External Affairs V Muraleedharan said. Read More »

Tunisia president dies at 92: office

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Drafted in as prime minister in 2011 after Ben Ali was toppled, Essebsi was elected president three years later, becoming the country's first directly-elected head of state after the revolution. So there is some uncertainty over the legitimacy of Ennaceur's leadership. Cultural and sports events have been halted until further notice, TAP reported . Read More »