• At least 6 killed, 20 hurt by erupting volcano in Guatemala
At least 6 killed, 20 hurt by erupting volcano in Guatemala

Lesser amounts of ash reached the capital of Guatemala City some 25 miles away, forcing the closure of its global airport, CONRED said. The charred bodies of victims laid on the steaming, ashen remnants of a pyroclastic flow as rescuers attended to badly injured victims.

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  • China general slams 'irresponsible comments' on S. China Sea
China general slams 'irresponsible comments' on S. China Sea

Speaking just 10 days before President Donald Trump is due to meet North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, Mattis also said the USA military continues to support diplomats pushing for the "complete, verifiable and irreversible" denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula.

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  • United Kingdom business leaders to meet May on Monday to discuss Brexit
United Kingdom business leaders to meet May on Monday to discuss Brexit

Labour MP Virendra Sharma, a supporter of the Best for Britain campaign, said with the latest proposals "anyone would think the government is making this up as they going along". The province, which will share Britain's only land border with the EU after Brexit , would be forced to follow both EU and British customs and trade regulations, as the E...

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  • Trump Critics Say Only A Dictator Would Pardon Himself
Trump Critics Say Only A Dictator Would Pardon Himself

In a brash assertion of presidential power, the 20-page letter - sent to the special counsel, Robert S. Mueller III, and obtained by The New York Times - contends that the president can not illegally obstruct any aspect of the investigation into Russia's election meddling because the Constitution empowers him to, "if he wished, terminate the ...

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  • Plastic bags jam stomach of dead pilot whale in Thailand
Plastic bags jam stomach of dead pilot whale in Thailand

For almost a week, veterinarians tried to nurse it back to health, but four days later, it died. The whale was described as "emaciated" and had struggled to eat because its stomach was so full of plastic. Thon Thamrongnawasawat, a marine biologist and lecturer at Kasetsart University in Bangkok, told Agence France-Presse that the plastic probably...

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  • Venezuela Frees 39 Political Prisoners
Venezuela Frees 39 Political Prisoners

The issue of the prisoners has been a sticking point during reconciliation talks, and opposition leader Laidy Gomez said discussions with Maduro a day prior were focused on ending political persecution. Supporters surrounded his vehicle, thanking him and singing the national anthem. The list did not include militant opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez...

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  • 2 climbers fall to their deaths at Yosemite National Park
2 climbers fall to their deaths at Yosemite National Park

Witnesses began calling 911 and Search and Rescue responded to the scene but found that the climbers did not survive the fall. The names of the climbers were not immediately released and officials would not provide any additional information.

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  • Berlin police shoot man waving knife inside cathedral
Berlin police shoot man waving knife inside cathedral

A man has been shot by a German police officer at the Berlin Cathedral . It's unclear if anyone else was hurt in the incident at Berlin's main Protestant cathedral, which is close to the Alexanderplatz shopping district. A policeman shot the knife-wielding man in the legs. At the time, there were around 100 people there. Both the suspect and ...

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  • 2018 hurricane season could be more active than 2017
2018 hurricane season could be more active than 2017

The 2018 Atlantic hurricane season starts Friday, and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration ( NOAA ) says there's a 75% chance this season will see near- or above-normal storm activity. The slight reduction in this seasons forecasted storm energy was due to cooler waters in the Atlantic Ocean. A closely watched hurricane forecast ...

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  • Trump's Net Worth Falls for 2nd Consecutive Year
Trump's Net Worth Falls for 2nd Consecutive Year

Since last June, Trump's net worth was down from $2.9 billion. President Trump's net worth fell $100 million this year as revenue from Trump Tower and his golf courses slipped, according to an analysis by Bloomberg . Miller said Bloomberg's methodology reduces "the value of our prime NY real estate assets". The 16 properties are now collecti...

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  • Police identify passengers after small plane crashes off of Long Island beach
Police identify passengers after small plane crashes off of Long Island beach

Two bodies have been recovered, and officials have resumed their search for the other two people. At 1:20 p.m., the Coast Guard suspended the search in the water near Indian Wells Beach in Amagansett. The cause of the crash remains under investigation, but thunderstorms rolled through the area around the same time the plane went down. The crash...

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  • Giuliani says Trump will fight Russian Federation probe subpoena
Giuliani says Trump will fight Russian Federation probe subpoena

The question came in the wake of a leaked legal memo Trump's lawyers sent to Special Prosecutor Robert Mueller earlier this year-obtained by the New York Times and published on Saturday-which stated their belief that Trump can not be charged with obstruction of justice and retains sweeping pardon powers when it comes to all federal prosecutio...

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  • Students Tempered By 'Events of May 18' Graduate
Students Tempered By 'Events of May 18' Graduate

There was also a graduation ceremony in Santa Fe, Tex., on Friday. She presented him with a family statement and a copy of her son's eulogy. Trump "met with us privately and showed sincerity, compassion, and concern on making our schools safer across the nation", she wrote in a Facebook post after the meeting.

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  • United States hits China for coercion
United States hits China for coercion

Mr Mattis said there was little doubt about Beijing's intentions. He also blasted Chinese President Xi Jinping for reneging on a 2015 promise made at the White House that Beijing would not militarize the island features in the South China Sea.

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  • NDP says Wynne appeal for minority guarantees Ford win
NDP says Wynne appeal for minority guarantees Ford win

Standing behind a sign reading simply, "Vote Liberal", instead of her usual sign with her campaign slogan of "Care Over Cuts", Wynne said it's important to return as many Liberals as possible to the legislature to avoid having a majority government.

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  • Thousands of acres destroyed in Colorado, New Mexico fires
Thousands of acres destroyed in Colorado, New Mexico fires

A mandatory evacuation order was in place for the town of Cimarron, where 296 structures were threatened by the blaze, called the Ute Park Fire, according to an update on InciWeb . Evacuees from the village of Cimarron, Ute Park and nearby neighborhoods were invited to the Raton Convention Center for a free, good meal. The weather service fore...

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  • Preston teacher charged with animal cruelty after allegedly feeding puppy to turtle
Preston teacher charged with animal cruelty after allegedly feeding puppy to turtle

The Idaho Department of Agriculture considers snapping turtles "invasive" and euthanised the animal humanely. Crosland is accused of feeding a sick puppy to a snapping turtle in front of several students has been charged with misdemeanor animal cruelty .

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  • New Catalan cabinet takes office as Spanish PM sworn in
New Catalan cabinet takes office as Spanish PM sworn in

This will be a major challenge for the new Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez. "Pedro Sanchez, let us talk, take risks, both you and I, let us sit down at a table and talk, government to government", Torra said after swearing in his Cabinet in Barcelona .

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  • German police shoot ‘rampaging’ man near Berlin Cathedral
German police shoot ‘rampaging’ man near Berlin Cathedral

According to the police, the incident isn't being treated as an attempted terrorist attack. It's not clear, whether anyone else has been hurt in the incident.

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  • Syria's President Assad 'to visit North Korea'
Syria's President Assad 'to visit North Korea'

Likewise, Kim's letter to Trump would have been a reciprocal response to Trump's own letter to Kim on May 24 that temporarily shelved the highly anticipated meeting, Yang says. Eight days after canceling the unprecedented summit, citing Pyongyang's "open hostility", Trump welcomed North Korea's former intelligence chief, now under punitive USA sanc...

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