• Israel blocks European Union envoys from visiting village set for razing
Israel blocks European Union envoys from visiting village set for razing

Israel says the structures that make up the Khan al-Ahmar encampment were illegally built and pose a threat to residents due to their proximity to a highway. The Civil Administration began building a dirt access road this week, in preparation for the demolition of the tents and shacks that make up the village.

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  • Japan executes doomsday cult leader behind Tokyo subway attack
Japan executes doomsday cult leader behind Tokyo subway attack

Cult leader Shoko Asahara was executed alongside six of his followers. She said Japan should boost security measures to prevent similar terrorist attacks. On June 27, 1994, seven people were killed and more than 500 hospitalized after Aum Shinrikyo released sarin gas from a truck by driving slowly around an apartment complex in Matsumoto, ...

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  • Trump at Montana rally:
Trump at Montana rally: "Democrats want anarchy", mocks "Me Too" movement

Warren is among the Democrats considered a potential 2020 candidate. The president said, "I've been preparing for this stuff my whole life". Trump spoke for more than an hour. "We can't trust him to defend Montana". But it was Trump's non-Tester shtick had everyone talking. President Donald Trump spoke to more than 6,000 people in the pac...

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  • Japan Executes Leader of Doomsday Cult
Japan Executes Leader of Doomsday Cult

Asahara , whose real name was Chizuo Matsumoto , and 12 members of the cult were sentenced to death for a string of crimes that killed a total of 27 people, including the gas attack that left 13 people dead and more than 6,000 injured. In Asahara's eight-year trial, he spoke incoherently and never explained the motive for the attacks or acknowle...

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  • Government is using DNA testing to reunite migrant kids with their parents
Government is using DNA testing to reunite migrant kids with their parents

Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar said on Thursday. The Trump administration separated most of the families starting in May when it unveiled a "zero tolerance" policy that brought criminal charges against all migrants who crossed the border illegally, even if they were traveling with children.

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  • Australia’s public broadcaster banned from Pacific forum
Australia’s public broadcaster banned from Pacific forum

Nauru, which has a population of barely 11,000, hosts a camp that processes asylum-seekers that try to reach Australia by boat under Canberra's hardline immigration policy. ABC News Director Gaven Morris said Nauru shouldn't be allowed to dictate who fills the Australian media pool for an global event. An ABC spokeswoman told the Sydney ...

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  • Japan doomsday cult leader executed 23 years after Tokyo sarin attack
Japan doomsday cult leader executed 23 years after Tokyo sarin attack

Born Chizuo Matsumoto in 1955 on the southwestern island of Kyushu, Asahara changed his name in the 1980s, when the Aum cult was being developed. Seven other cult members have been transferred to other facilities across the country and reports speculated that their death sentences may be completed in the next few days.

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  • Trump will meet one-on-one with Putin, ambassador confirms
Trump will meet one-on-one with Putin, ambassador confirms

A senior administration official on the call confirmed CNN's reporting that Trump will meet alone with Putin to kick off the first official summit between the two leaders and likened it to President Ronald Reagan's summits with Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev.

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  • Three video bloggers dead after accident at Shannon Falls in Squamish
Three video bloggers dead after accident at Shannon Falls in Squamish

They landed in a water pool about 30 metres below, triggering a desperate rescue effort involving police, firefighters, paramedics and search crews from Squamish and Lions Bay. The search is expected to resume today for three swimmers reported missing at Shannon Falls Provincial Park near Squamish. The three victims have been identified and RCMP ...

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  • Mother Teresa's Missionaries Of Charity Worker Charged For
Mother Teresa's Missionaries Of Charity Worker Charged For "Selling" Baby

The home in eastern India's Jharkhand state is run by Missionaries of Charity, the order set up by Mother Teresa in India, and provides shelter for pregnant unmarried women. Police uncovered 100,000 hidden rupees after arresting the pair. After confronting the charity's leaders about the missing baby, the organization contacted a family who had...

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  • Kremlin 'Categorically' Denying Involvement in Second Suspected Novichok Poisoning
Kremlin 'Categorically' Denying Involvement in Second Suspected Novichok Poisoning

Mr Skripal and his daughter have since left hospital and are in hiding. A secret report produced by the chemical weapons watchdog, the OPCW, on the Skripal poisoning underlined the unusual purity and persistence of the Novichok used against the Russian pair, noting that samples taken around Salisbury in March had not degraded despite extensive ...

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  • GOP establishment won't support Donald Trump plans for trade tariffs
GOP establishment won't support Donald Trump plans for trade tariffs

As the world's most developed nation and the rule-maker of the current global governing system, there is "astounding absurdity" in the USA complaining that it's been bullied in trade, the People's Daily, the flagship newspaper of the Communist Party of China , said in a Chinese language commentary on Friday.

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  • Police called on black lawmaker visiting voters in OR neighborhood
Police called on black lawmaker visiting voters in OR neighborhood

Bynum told local media that someone called 911 and reported that she was spending too much time at houses in the area. The officer asked her if she was selling something, and Bynum introduced herself as a state legislator. While she understood the woman's concern, the lawmaker said she wished the woman would have tried talking to her first o...

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  • When Facebook Removed the Declaration of Independence for Violating Hate Speech…
When Facebook Removed the Declaration of Independence for Violating Hate Speech…

It seems, according to a report in Reason , that Facebook "flagged and removed a post consisting nearly entirely of text from the Declaration of Independence". Last year, Facebook committed to hiring thousands of human content moderators to look for problematic ads and videos. More recently, Facebook gave hard numbers on the number of prob...

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  • Writer-in-chief? Internet ‘pours over’ Trump Twitter typo
Writer-in-chief? Internet ‘pours over’ Trump Twitter typo

In an awkward moment for the US President , he claimed that " Fake News " "pour" over his tweets to find mistakes, in the same post where he prided over his ability to tweet. After Trump took down and then retweeted his message with the correct usage of "pore over", Rowling once again had a laugh at his expense. J.K.

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  • Passengers rescued from stricken Indonesia ferry; 31 dead
Passengers rescued from stricken Indonesia ferry; 31 dead

The National Disaster Mitigation Agency released pictures showing passengers - most wearing life jackets - clinging to the listing vessel as others descended into the water. "The captain and the owner of the ship were the last two people to come down from the passenger ship", he added. The general director of maritime transport Agus Purnomo said ...

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  • Trump says Kim Jong-un ‘sees different future’ for North Korea
Trump says Kim Jong-un ‘sees different future’ for North Korea

In recent weeks, US officials have expressed displeasure in the senior North Korean official for what they view as his inability or unwillingness to negotiate with USA officials or act outside the scope of very limited orders from Kim Jong Un .

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  • One dead and 53 missing after tourist boat capsizes in Thailand
One dead and 53 missing after tourist boat capsizes in Thailand

Phuket Gov. Norraphat Plodthong said Thursday night that 48 passengers were rescued from the boat, with 49 unaccounted for. He said the boat was hit by five metre-high waves, which flooded the boat, with passengers needing to wear life jackets.

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  • Trump warns North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies to spend more on defense or else
Trump warns North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies to spend more on defense or else

In his letter to Trudeau, Trump says that there is an extremely increasing frustration in the USA with NATO's allies like Canada that have not expanded defense disbursement as promised. President Donald Trump looks at members of the audience during his remarks at a Salute to Service charity dinner in conjunction with the PGA Tour's Greenbrier Cla...

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  • Taiwan protests Air India move to change name to Chinese Taipei
Taiwan protests Air India move to change name to Chinese Taipei

However, the move by Air India comes a year after India hosted a delegation of Taiwanese legislators that had drawn angry response from China . "TECC is deeply disappointed with Air India changing "Taiwan" into "Chinese Taipei" on its website and regrets that this move taken by Air India, a state-owned airline, can be seen as a gesture of succum...

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