• Bodies of 11 infants found in ceiling of shuttered Detroit funeral home
Bodies of 11 infants found in ceiling of shuttered Detroit funeral home

The discovery was made after the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA), which licenses funeral homes, was sent an anonymous letter Friday afternoon, which described exactly where the remains could be found. "Obviously they had knowledge", he said. LARA released a statement to WXYZ explaining the discovery and the April ...

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  • Nepal storm kills several climbers in Himalayas
Nepal storm kills several climbers in Himalayas

A search-and-rescue helicopter pilot saw eight bodies scattered across the mountain, a Nepal police spokesman, Shailesh Thapa, said. The remote area is hard to reach by foot, he said, and locals are still looking for two other climbers who are missing after the overnight storm.

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  • Quake kills three people in Indonesia's Java, rattles Bali
Quake kills three people in Indonesia's Java, rattles Bali

The victims in East Java's Sumenep district perished after being crushed by collapsed buildings, national disaster agency spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho said. "We are specifically concerned about women and children affected, and who so often suffer disproportionately during humanitarian emergencies". He said there was no damage in the town, but o...

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  • Seven Palestinians killed in border protests: Gaza health officials
Seven Palestinians killed in border protests: Gaza health officials

On Monday night roughly 7,000 Palestinian Arabs provoked Israeli troops by attacking them with burning tires, rocks and firebombs while dozens of boats tried to break through Israel's naval blockade, Arutz 7 reported. The Israeli military has been criticised by the Palestinians as well as several global human rights groups for its lethal response...

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  • Australia aims to curb influx of new migrants to big cities
Australia aims to curb influx of new migrants to big cities

Explaining how the proposal has been planned, he said that new immigrants to Australia would be mandatorily required to live in regional areas for at least "a few years" and this condition would be put forward in the visa application procedure.

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  • Pope accepts resignation of US cardinal over abuse cover-up claim
Pope accepts resignation of US cardinal over abuse cover-up claim

He told the Associated Press, "No bishop or cardinal in the nation has had a more consistent and courageous record than Donald Wuerl" in dealing with sex abuse by priests. Shortly after becoming Bishop of Pittsburgh in 1988, he established the first independent review board to evaluate and recommend actions in cases of abuse, a model later adop...

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  • India elected to UNHRC securing maximum votes
India elected to UNHRC securing maximum votes

The Philippines was granted another three-year term in the council seat after 165 to 192 member-states voted for it, according to Ambassador Teodoro Locsin, Jr. The group particularly criticised the inclusion of the Philippines which it says is "undergoing a human rights crisis that may amount to crimes against humanity".

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  • Hillary Clinton Shreds Donald Trump's Latest Wild Collusion Conspiracy Claim
Hillary Clinton Shreds Donald Trump's Latest Wild Collusion Conspiracy Claim

White House advisor Kellyanne Conway is firing verbal bombs in the direction of former Democratic Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton in the wake of recent comments she made that were critical of President Donald Trump . No, a vote for Trump was a vote against Clinton and the Democratic Party for more people than not. "I want to stop the ...

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  • Africa's 'youngest billionaire' abducted in Tanzania
Africa's 'youngest billionaire' abducted in Tanzania

Mr Dewji was kidnapped by unknown people early Thursday morning as he went for his routine gym session at Oyster Bay in Dar es Salaam . Three people have been arrested in connection with the kidnapping and two are believed to be foreign nationals, police said.

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  • China amends anti-extremism regulations to write Xinjiang's 're-education' camps into law
China amends anti-extremism regulations to write Xinjiang's 're-education' camps into law

Reports of mass detentions and strict surveillance of ethnic Uighurs and other Muslims have sparked a growing worldwide outcry, prompting the United States to consider sanctions against officials and companies linked to allegations of human rights abuses.

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  • White Woman Follows, Calls Police On Black Man Babysitting White Kids
White Woman Follows, Calls Police On Black Man Babysitting White Kids

On Sunday, Corey Lewis was watching two children when they went to a Walmart in Marietta, Ga., where they got some food, then stopped at a gas station to fill up the auto. "She pulled up to my vehicle and asked if the kids were all right", Lewis told the network. Lewis told Newsweek that he did not speak to the woman or file a police repo...

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  • 7.0 quake hits Papua New Guinea
7.0 quake hits Papua New Guinea

Papua New Guinean authorities are trying to confirm damage reports and work out if a tsunami was generated after a powerful quake struck a remote island in Papua New Guinea's east this morning. He had killed at least 125 people, and cut off from the world some of the mountain villages. There have been at least 2 aftershocks with a magnitude gre...

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  • Florida counting cost as Hurricane Michael causes huge devastation
Florida counting cost as Hurricane Michael causes huge devastation

Due to the severity of the storm, responders did not get to the home until the overnight hours. Michael, one of the most powerful hurricanes to hit the United States, left the East Coast early Friday morning. An 11-year-old girl in Georgia also died when Michael's winds picked up a carport and dropped it through the roof of her grandparents' home...

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  • Woman snatched by crocodile in Australia while fishing with kids
Woman snatched by crocodile in Australia while fishing with kids

A woman has been attacked and taken by a saltwater crocodile in remote Arnhem Land in the Northern Territory. "Any death is traumatic, our thoughts are with family and relatives", Police Commander Tony Fuller told reporters. The incident occurred at about 10am Friday and is being investigated by NT WorkSafe. Police said the woman, an Aboriginal...

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  • Former Mayor Bloomberg Rejoins Democratic Party As He Considers 2020 Run
Former Mayor Bloomberg Rejoins Democratic Party As He Considers 2020 Run

Today, he released a picture of himself filling out his registration form and warning about threats to the Constitution that require checks and balances. FILE - Hundreds of demonstrators march across the Brooklyn Bridge to call for tougher gun control laws, June 14, 2014, in NY. "Truth be told, the richest thing about Donald Trump is his hypocr...

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  • Demilitarized zone around Syria's Idlib set up, Turkey says
Demilitarized zone around Syria's Idlib set up, Turkey says

A deal reached last month by rebel backer Turkey and regime ally Russian Federation will see the creation of a 15- to 20-kilometer demilitarized area ringing the Idlib region the country's last insurgent bastion. "So (HTS), like other factions, is moving heavy weapons and reinforcing its positions according to the agreement". Naji al-Mustafa, s...

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  • Northern Irish party threatens to topple Theresa May's United Kingdom government
Northern Irish party threatens to topple Theresa May's United Kingdom government

Agreeing on how to maintain an open Irish border after Brexit is the key hurdle now to sealing a divorce deal between the European Union and Britain. 'There would appear to be progress, but sometimes the devil is in the details, ' she said. According to the BBC, Brexiteers were particularly concerned over the fact that Britain could be tied to ...

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  • Emergency Teams Meet To Prepare For Storm Callum
Emergency Teams Meet To Prepare For Storm Callum

Disruption is expected on Friday as Storm Callum hits Wales. The Capital and the surrounding areas can expect heavy rain later on in the evening however, Edinburgh could miss much of the storm. The organisation warned of danger from flying debris or falling objects and called on employers to assess the risk from the effect of storm conditions on ...

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  • Pope meets top US cardinal in shadow of abuse scandal
Pope meets top US cardinal in shadow of abuse scandal

And allegations of sexual abuse of children by Catholic clergy continue to plague the Church with the latest cases in Germany described as "the tip of the iceberg" by Germany's justice minister. Since then, another man has come forward saying McCarrick molested him when he was a young teenager and other men have said they were harassed by McCarrick...

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  • Flight with 133 on board grazes wall at Trichy airport
Flight with 133 on board grazes wall at Trichy airport

All passengers are safe. "In order to have continuous attention towards air safety, I have also ordered concerned officials to put in place a regular "safety compliance report" of all airlines", he said. Miraculously, none of the 136 passengers and crew onboard IX 611, an Air India flight bound for Dubai, were injured though pictures of the jet...

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