• Bashar al-Assad has travelled to Russian Federation to meet Vladimir Putin
Bashar al-Assad has travelled to Russian Federation to meet Vladimir Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin (R) speaks with his Syrian counterpart Bashar al-Assad during their meeting in Sochi on May 17, 2018. The news agency also paraphrased Mr. "I have always said, and I want to reiterate that we have always enthusiastically supported a political process that should proceed hand-in-hand with fight against terrorism"...

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  • Solo: A Star Wars Story Rotten Tomatoes Score Revealed
Solo: A Star Wars Story Rotten Tomatoes Score Revealed

It seems like that story could be told in what's likely going to be Lando: A Star Wars Story. "We think that the next spin-off will be dedicated to Lando Calrissian , " Kathleen told Premiere at the Cannes film festival . The decision to explore Lando's story is the right one, and not a surprising one. The Lando hype continued as mo...

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  • Ibrahim Anwar declares 'new dawn for Malaysia' after release
Ibrahim Anwar declares 'new dawn for Malaysia' after release

Abdul Hadi said the transfer of power from Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad to Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim should be implemented according to proper procedures without affecting the well-being of the people. Asked about the new government's pledge to review large Chinese infrastructure projects, Anwar said like Mahathir, he welcomed Chinese investment but wa...

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  • Judge rejects Manafort's attempt to dismiss Mueller indictment
Judge rejects Manafort's attempt to dismiss Mueller indictment

The decision was a setback for Paul Manafort in his defence against charges of money-laundering conspiracy, false statements and acting as an unregistered foreign agent. Manafort had argued that Mueller had exceeded his authority because the case was unrelated to Russian election interference. And Donald Trump cited them in a speech to the Nati...

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  • Facebook suspends about 200 apps that may have misused data
Facebook suspends about 200 apps that may have misused data

Undeterred, Facebook answered a different question, saying that as of 2014, it had reviewed all apps seeking access to anything beyond basic data fields and rejected about half of those - some 299,000 apps in total. "The data was highly sensitive, revealing personal details of Facebook users, such as the results of psychological tests". As a ...

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  • IS involved in assault on police headquarters in Riau, Indonesia
IS involved in assault on police headquarters in Riau, Indonesia

Media said one attacker may have had a bomb strapped to his body but police did not immediately confirm the reports. The attacks have put Indonesia on edge - and sparked a string of foreign government travel advisories - as the world's biggest Muslim-majority country starts the holy fasting month of Ramadan from Thursday.

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  • Meghan Markle's father suffers heart attack and won't attend wedding
Meghan Markle's father suffers heart attack and won't attend wedding

Markle even could go for a different generation in the royal family and ask Prince Philip to do the honours. May 15 - Thomas Markle says he will attend the royal wedding . Markle's health problems allegedly occurred after news of staged paparazzi photos broke, with daughter Samantha Grant later taking responsibility for the unfortunate sit...

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  • Deadly explosion in Southern California likely an intentional act, official tells AP
Deadly explosion in Southern California likely an intentional act, official tells AP

Investigators believe the blast may have come from a package, according to an official who was briefed on the investigation but wasn't authorized to discuss the matter publicly and spoke to the Associated Press on condition of anonymity. Mary McWilliams tells the Orange County Register that she arrived for an appointment Tuesday in Aliso Viejo to f...

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  • Ex-Pakistani PM Zeroes in on Pakistan's Civil-Military Divide in Interview
Ex-Pakistani PM Zeroes in on Pakistan's Civil-Military Divide in Interview

The controversy created by the remarks of former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on the Mumbai terror attacks continued, after Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said on Monday that they were quoted out of context, and blamed the Indian media for twisting them.

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  • German FA angry with Mesut Ozil & IIkay Gundogan
German FA angry with Mesut Ozil & IIkay Gundogan

In addition, in the framework of the visit to Britain, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan met with Queen Elizabeth II. Why is Erdogan in Britain? For the UK's part, Mrs May will be keen to forge strong links with Turkey ahead of Brexit.

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  • Four Children Orphaned After Surabaya and Sidoarjo Bombings
Four Children Orphaned After Surabaya and Sidoarjo Bombings

Police in Sidoarjo , near Surabaya , recovered pipe bombs at an apartment where a blast on Sunday killed three members of a family alleged to have been making bombs. Terrorist in Indonesia made police their main target after a number of their leaders and fellow terrorist fighters were arrested or killed by special anti terrorist police squad.

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  • Gina Haspel criticizes
Gina Haspel criticizes "enhanced interrogation" in letter to Mark Warner

Joe Manchin III, West Virginia and Joe Donnelly , Indiana, have pledged support. Senator John McCain , a Republican from Arizona who is away from the Senate amid treatment for brain cancer, released a statement last week saying Haspel's refusal to rebuke torture as immoral in her hearing was "disqualifying".

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  • Primary election day - what you need to know
Primary election day - what you need to know

Republicans outnumber Democrats in Pennsylvania's House delegation, though a new congressional map is making the state a focal point of Democrats' effort to reclaim House control in November. The 112th House Democratic race that year highlighted the way a single race can attract more voters. Rowan County Democrats will choose a nominee to challen...

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  • Voting begins Tuesday in LI's 124 public school districts
Voting begins Tuesday in LI's 124 public school districts

The proposed tax levy is up by 0.22 percent. Polls will open at 7 a.m.in Kingston and Middletown, but at noon in Newburgh. Smith said each finalist will spend one day in the district touring schools and the community and interacting with board members, employees and the public.

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  • U.S. trade representative office to hear corporations' case against tariffs
U.S. trade representative office to hear corporations' case against tariffs

On Monday, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross told reporters that the U.S. would consider alternatives to a supplier ban. When a USA delegation led by Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin met with officials in Beijing last week, no deal was reached largely because China refused a demand to cut the trade deficit by $200 billion within the next two years.

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  • Four killed, over 20 injured in multiple blasts in Afghanistan's Jalalabad
Four killed, over 20 injured in multiple blasts in Afghanistan's Jalalabad

Attahullah Khogyani, spokesman for the governor of Nangarhar province, said eight civilians, including three finance department employees, were killed in the auto bomb attack. Violence has escalated across Afghanistan since the announcement of the Taliban's annual spring offensive last month and there have been heightened security fears around prep...

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  • Israeli Netta Barzilai to sing in finals of Eurovision contest
Israeli Netta Barzilai to sing in finals of Eurovision contest

This year's Eurovision Song Contest will mark the 63rd year the competition has been running. On the stage of the Eurovision Village she will present her new song. "There have been talks with the BBC, they really want me to do it", Saara had told The Sun newspaper past year. While we always knew he could do it, we'd be lying if we said our ...

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  • British tourists kidnapped in Democratic Republic of Congo are released
British tourists kidnapped in Democratic Republic of Congo are released

Ranger Rachel Masika Baraka, aged 25, was killed during the kidnapping and a male member of staff from the Congolese Institute for Nature Conservation (CINC) was injured. A park ranger, Rachel Makissa Baraka, was killed during the kidnapping while trying to stop the kidnappers from grabbing the tourists. Congo's last civil war, fought between 199...

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  • Hawaii asks Trump to declare state of disaster for volcano eruption
Hawaii asks Trump to declare state of disaster for volcano eruption

The problem is the lava lake at the summit of Kilauea is draining fast, about 6.5 feet per hour, Mandeville said . Since the eruption started more than a week ago, around 2,000 residents have been evacuated and 27 homes have been destroyed, with lava now covering more than 117 acres of land.

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  • Sheldon Silver found guilty, again
Sheldon Silver found guilty, again

A prosecutor cited a "mountain of evidence" against New York's former assembly speaker and called for the guilty verdict Thursday while a defense attorney said his client committed no crime. Guilty.Defense attorney Michael Feldberg disagreed. The deliberations, which began Thursday and resumed Friday, come more than two years after Silver's f...

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  • Europe isn't U.S. 'vassal,' should trade with Iran
Europe isn't U.S. 'vassal,' should trade with Iran

The White House subsequently issued a Presidential Memorandum, Ceasing U.S. Participation in the JCPOA and Taking Additional Action to Counter Iran's Malign Influence and Deny Iran All Paths to a Nuclear Weapon , outlining the next steps it expects to take, particularly with regard to sanctions.

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  • The school in California shooting occurred
The school in California shooting occurred

About 30 minutes after the high school shooting was reported, the sheriff's department also responded to a call of gunshots being heard at the nearby campus of Manzanita Elementary School in the 38600 block of 33rd Street East, but those reports turned out to be unfounded.

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  • Money laundering probe: PML-N moves Supreme Court against NAB chief
Money laundering probe: PML-N moves Supreme Court against NAB chief

Explain it to me . The case has been stalled in a Rawalpindi anti-terrorism court since October 2009 . Speaking to Pakistan's Dawn , Nawaz Sharif who is now tangled in legal cases slammed the slow probe and qustioned the authorities who allowed the Mumbai attack to take place from Pak soil.

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  • Palestinian killed in Gaza protests
Palestinian killed in Gaza protests

Before the protests ended for the day, dozens of demonstrators broke into the Gaza side of the Kerem Shalom goods crossing where humanitarian supplies are delivered to Gaza and ignited a pipeline that delivers gas from Israel and torched a goods conveyor belt, causing damage estimated at more than $9 million, Israeli officials said.

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  • Modi visits Nepal to restore neighbourly ties
Modi visits Nepal to restore neighbourly ties

Lauding the relationship between the two countries, PM Modi had said on Friday that Ayodhya is incomplete without Janaki. PM @ narendramodi visited the highly venerated Muktinath temple, located at 12,172 ft, to reinforce the strong cultural connect between India and Nepal.

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  • Energy 202: NY vows to continue climate work without Schneiderman
Energy 202: NY vows to continue climate work without Schneiderman

As of Wednesday, Bee's November interview on YouTube with Schneiderman had been retitled " Former AG Tricks Sam Into Thinking He Was Decent " and the description contained an apology to viewers about characterizing him positively before Full Frontal's team learned the former NY A.G.

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  • Germany, France, Britain to stay with Iran nuclear deal
Germany, France, Britain to stay with Iran nuclear deal

U.S. President Donald Trump has threatened to cancel the 2015 accord restricting Iran's nuclear activities this week, saying it's flawed. Iran does not want "new tensions" in the Middle East, President Hassan Rouhani told German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday, after Israel carried out strikes against what it called Iranian targets...

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  • French President Emmanuel Macron Urges 'De-Escalation' Between Israel, Iran
French President Emmanuel Macron Urges 'De-Escalation' Between Israel, Iran

In February , the attack on the Tiyas airbase came after an Iranian drone infiltrated Israel airspace. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu traveled to Moscow on Wednesday to meet with President Vladimir Putin and discuss military coordination in Syria .

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  • Deputies find body in retention pond where boy went missing
Deputies find body in retention pond where boy went missing

It is possible the woman was homeless, the Sheriffs Office said. Crews on Wednesday used sonar devices for hours trying to find the alleged victim. Authorities are searching an Orange County pond for a teen who may have been snatched by an alligator, according to local news reports.

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  • Scientist, 104, ends his life in Switzerland
Scientist, 104, ends his life in Switzerland

Switzerland is one of only two countries, along with Colombia, that allows foreigners to enter the country for assisted suicide . "At 12.30 today (10th May) Professor David Goodall , 104 years of age, died peacefully at Life Cycle, Basel, Switzerland from an infusion of Nembutal", Exit International founder Philip Nitschke tweeted shortly aft...

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  • President Trump, Kim Jong Un to meet in Singapore on June 12
President Trump, Kim Jong Un to meet in Singapore on June 12

The meeting between the two world leaders will be hosted on June 12 in Singapore , neutral territory with infrastructure favoured by U.S. and North Korean officials. We ask that you continue to pray for the people of North Korea and for the release of all who are still being held. The aircraft is parked before a large American flag suspended bet...

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  • Iraq Used Baghdadi Aide's Phone to Capture Islamic State Commanders
Iraq Used Baghdadi Aide's Phone to Capture Islamic State Commanders

A Pentagon spokesman, Marine Maj. He thought to be hiding in eastern Syria and surrounded by only a small group of trusted followers, an Iraqi intelligence official said. We will remind that on may 6, military-air forces of Iraq attacked a position of the command of the ISIS terrorists in Syria. The Commander-in-Chief hailed the operation on ...

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  • Facebook bans foreign ads in Ireland abortion referendum
Facebook bans foreign ads in Ireland abortion referendum

He said the campaign had made it clear that Irish politicians now needed to pass legislation to restrict the activities of internet companies' advertising products "in the same way that steps were taken in the past to regulate political advertising on traditional forms of print and broadcast media".

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  • Hodges man faces charges in murder-for-hire investigation
Hodges man faces charges in murder-for-hire investigation

A Lexington County deputy working with the Federal Bureau of Investigation submitted an affidavit in a U.S. District Court that alleges Lecroy contacted a confidential source in the Federal Bureau of Investigation on March 19 seeking help in killing his black neighbor.

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  • Kenyan dam bursts causing 'huge destruction', deaths
Kenyan dam bursts causing 'huge destruction', deaths

My neighbor was killed when the water smashed through the wall of his house. "My other neighbors also died". Almost all Kenya's cut flowers are exported to Europe. The United Nations UNOCHA disaster agency said 580,000 people had been affected by torrential rain and flooding in neighbouring Somalia, while the Somali region of eastern Ethiopia h...

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  • Father-son duo held for duping exporter
Father-son duo held for duping exporter

The accused have now been arrested from Dwarka by the Delhi Police. They fill the utensil with boiled rice with small iron wires and fool people by pulling the rice towards the magnet-coated plate. Even though they did get caught, one must appreciate the creativity of these con men! But testing was cancelled last moment stating weather issues.

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  • These are NJ's top 23 high schools, as rated by US News
These are NJ's top 23 high schools, as rated by US News

High Desert schools earning bronze-level state rankings included Serrano High School at No. 546 and Sultana High School at No. 560. AMES is an early college charter on the campus of Cottonwood High School in Salt Lake City . At Preuss School, students are in class for a longer school year, 198 days versus 180 for most public schools, Barton said. ...

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  • North Korea criticize United States for misleading and provocative move
North Korea criticize United States for misleading and provocative move

Both leaders of the North and South did sign the Panmunjom Declaration on April 27 to begin the reconciliation process between both sides according to Business Insider . "The fact that it was also the backdrop for the inter-Korean summit last month is perhaps the main factor counting against it". In addition, officials from the two countri...

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  • China trade talks to continue in DC
China trade talks to continue in DC

China's April imports jumped 21.5%and its exports grew 12.9% against the prior year-ago period. US officials traveled to Beijing last week for talks with their Chinese counterparts to resolve the issue but made little progress. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, Assistant to the President for Economic Pol...

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  • Nikol Pashinyan is elected Prime Minister of Armenia
Nikol Pashinyan is elected Prime Minister of Armenia

As many as 59 MPs voted for him and 42 voted against. Pashinyan needed at least 53 votes in the 105-seat unicameral parliament to be named Prime Minister. He said his ministers will be chosen "as a result of discussions" with his allies and other political groups. "You can absolutely compare him with historical figures like Gandhi and Nelson Ma...

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