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USA and China still "very far apart" on trade, says U.S. ambassador

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Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin. "It's not clear, of course, if he's planning to really reverse it or think of a solution in a larger context, but it is something that is just out of the norm", said Amanda DeBusk, the chair of the global trade and government regulations practice at the firm Dechert, LLP. Read More »

North Korea has begun dismantling nuclear test site, experts say

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After a half dozens tests over a period of more than a decade, some experts believe that Pyongyang is far enough along in its nuclear weapons development that it no longer has to detonate bombs underground to move its program along. Experts say that it is still a meaningful step toward denuclearization ahead of its unprecedented summit talks, to be held on June 12 with the USA, where its nuclear weapons program will likely top the agenda. Read More »

Slain trooper to be honored at Peace Officers Memorial

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Allery was fatally shot by 28-year-old Melvin Gene Delong, of Belcourt, after a pursuit on January 18, 2017. Erie County Commissioner of Central Police Services James Jancewicz is joined by members of the law enforcement community at Friday's law enforcement memorial service at the Public Safety Campus in Buffalo. Read More »

70 officers and deputies escort fallen cop's son back to school

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Dakota had requested that his father's friends escort him to school, and Monday, dozens of police officers lined the walk to show support. But he didn't go back to his IN elementary school by himself on Monday as 70 of his father's coworkers were there IN uniform to escort him. Read More »

CIA Director's Confirmation in Doubt as Sen. McCain Cites "Disturbing" Torture Role

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Opponents of Haspel's confirmation also cited an order given in her name directing Central Intelligence Agency agents to destroy tapes of interrogation sessions at so-called "black sites", secretive prisons for terror suspects. Repeatedly asked by the California senator Kamala Harris for a yes or no answer on whether torture was immoral, she declined to say either way. Haspel was a wily witness at her confirmation hearing. Read More »

Islamic State group claims deadly Indonesia church attacks

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Six people including the suicide bombers were killed and at least 35 others injured as suicide bombers blew themselves up during services in three churches in Surabaya on Sunday. Hours after the attack, a large blast was heard as a bomb disposal squad dealt with a device, the report stated. "I'm particularly close to the dear people of Indonesia, especially to the Christian community of the city of Surabaya strongly hit by the grave attacks on places of worship", the pope said after his ... Read More »

At least 15 killed in Afghanistan's Jalalabad

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ISIS has claimed responsibility for an attack on a government building in Afghanistan on Sunday, the group's Amaq news agency said without providing any evidence. That attack, also claimed by Daesh, followed much the same pattern as Sunday's incident. Earlier, he said there had been two explosions. Public health officials said that at least 15 people, including a child, had been killed and 42 wounded. Read More »

China's New Aircraft Carrier Heads Out for Sea Trials

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Speaking to CNN of this morning's sea trials, Sam Roggeveen, senior fellow at Sydney's Lowy Institute said: "This is, in and of itself, not created to be some frontal challenge to USA power in the Asia Pacific, because it simply isn't in the class of America's aircraft carriers". Read More »

Trump berates DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen over border security

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Frustrated by lawmakers who have prevented him from building a wall on the southern border, and by laws preventing him from deporting more migrants from the United States, Donald Trump has recently lashed out in anger at his subordinates and in rallies, fulminating over his inability to execute his sweeping campaign promises to keep more immigrants out of the country. Read More »

SC collegium reiterates Justice KM Joseph's name for elevation to SC

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Sources suggested that the Collegium deliberated on the names of some of the senior Chief Justices of High Courts of Madras, Calcutta, Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh, and Karnataka. Even before Friday's decision, members of the Collegium had given indications of a possible unanimity on the name of returning the recommendation of Justice Joseph. Read More »

Palestinian killed and hundreds wounded in "Great Return March"

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In December 2017, Trump formally recognized Jerusalem as Israel's capital. Hundreds of guests will attend the opening event, including the USA ambassador to Israel, David Friedman; the daughter and son-in-law of the president, Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner; Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin; and Jason Greenblatt, the United States special representative for global negotiations. Read More »

Hawaii braces for worse lava flows from erupting volcano

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Steaming cracks in the ground, the first sign a fissure may be opening, closed roads in areas to the northeast and southwest of Leilani Estates where scientists believe the next lava geysers may appear. No one lives in the immediate area of the summit crater. Volcano and other nearby communities may be showered by pea-sized fragments or dusted with nontoxic ash but they aren't expected to get hit by large boulders, she said. Read More »

SBI investigating viral video of NC officer putting man in chokehold

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Anthony Wall , 22, was at a local Waffle House on May 5 after bringing his 16-year-old sister to her prom, when he supposedly got into a verbal altercation with some of the staff at the Warsaw, N.C. The video of the incident that was posted to Facebook has prompted an investigation by the Warsaw Police Department. "You don't have to touch me". Outraged, Wall took to Facebook to upload the video of the incident, with the accompanying caption: "This have to stop please help by share ... Read More »

Misuderstandings over, Modi says in Nepal visit

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In 2017, Chinese firms pledged investments of more than USD8.3 billion, dwarfing Indian commitments of USD317 million, and in May a year ago Nepal signed up to Beijing's ambitious One Belt, One Road initiative. Yesterday, he had a meeting with KP Oli, after he held a marathon delegation-level talks about the bilateral relationship between the two countries. Read More »

Korea says taking 'technical measures' to dismantle nuclear test site

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The North's foreign ministry issued a press release, carried by the state-run Korean Central News Agency (KCNA), detailing the country's plans to shut down its Pyunggye-ri nuclear test ground. It follows a flurry of worldwide engagement with North Korea as the two Koreas held their own summit in late April and officials plan to hold high-level meetings in coming weeks. Read More »

Woman arrested for stalking sent man 65k text messages

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Last month, the man called police after surveillance footage from his home showed Ades taking a bath in his tub while he was away on a trip. Police also found a large knife on the passenger seat of her auto during the arrest. man was a genius". According to police , the victim stated he originally met the suspect through an online dating website and went on one date with her. Read More »

Vigliotti: Of primary importance - Republicans and the first primary elections

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Donald Trump Jr's presence is not going to help anything for Republicans who are already struggling. Joe Donnelly in November. Here's the thing that I don't think Donald Trump Jr. "I may not have been everyone's first choice, but over the next six months I'm going to work hard every single day to obtain your confidence and your vote", Morrisey said. Read More »

Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc

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Investors holded 83.23 million in 2017Q3 but now own 84.77 million shares or 1.85% more. Qvt Financial Limited Partnership has invested 0.59% of its capital in Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc . Every good investor knows that in order to make money on any investment, you must first understand all aspects of it, so let's look at daily change, stock price movement in some particular time frame, volatility update, performance indicators and technical analysis and analyst rating. Read More »

Excavation resumes for remains of missing girls

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They want to give her the proper burial that you gave your son". This scenario ended the life of Ream's only known victim. He "was on the way to meet her and arrived 20 minutes later and had not crossed paths with her", the database said. Read More »

Pence to announce new Venezuela sanctions in speech on Monday: aide

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Pence also urged Maduro to "open Venezuela to worldwide aid, and do it now". Maduro's government has been printing money as foreign reserves dwindle, and the national currency, the bolivar, has become almost worthless. The president also insisted that each university should build a mining farm for cryptocurrencies , as this will significantly improve the South American country's economy. Read More »

Dam Bursts In Kenya Causing 'Huge Destruction', Deaths, Says Official

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Officials said the dam water and mud spewed out of the reservoir and submerged homes over a radius of almost 2 kilometers (1.2 miles). The Kenya Red Cross (KRC) and the government have mounted a joint rescue operation in the area amid fears that that many may be trapped in the mud, including children. Read More »

Father-son duo held for duping exporter

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In another incident of fraud, Indian police have taken father and son in custody for defrauding a businessman to buy a copper plate with special properties that would interest NASA and ISRO . A father-son duo parading in a space suit escorted by cops is not a common sight. He also found out that the so-called scientists were also a part of the plan and were working with the fraudsters for Rs 20,000. Read More »

Suncoast High School earns spot on Top 100 list

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The top nationally ranked schools were all BASIS charter schools in Arizona. "I'm fortunate enough to work with a highly skilled staff that truly cares for students". About 11 percent of the schools ranked earned silver medals. The next-closest high ranker from the Tucson area was Catalina Foothills High School, which clocked in at 670th-best school in the country, up from 798th a year ago. Read More »

President Sarkissian meets with newly elected PM Pashinyan

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Sporting a salt and pepper beard, a tan and a baseball cap, Armenia's rising political star channelled widespread desire for change into a broad protest movement. Prime Minister Nikol Pashinian faces an array of challenges, including a parliament dominated by the party he denounced as corrupt and how to resolve the volatile question of Nagorno-Karabakh, a region of Azerbaijan under the control of ethnic Armenian forces. Read More »

North Korea Leader Jong Un 'Secretly' Visits China

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But after months of saber-rattling, and a historic summit between Kim and the South Korean president , Moon Jae-in, the mood is decidedly more upbeat, and Trump has said a date and location are already set - though he did not divulge any specifics. Read More »

Victims Fatally Shot Inside Maryland Home Identified

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She told police she escaped to a neighboring house Monday, but Snyder followed her there. Police say the suspect is known to them, but they can not confirm if the shooting was domestic related. "I'm trying to figure out right now if there's another alternative route, I can only think of one but if they don't allow that you know essentially people in the area are going to be stuck for an indefinite amount of time", Azad said. Read More »

What Will Meghan Markle's Wedding Dress Look Like?

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LOS ANGELES As soon as Britain's Prince Harry and American actress Meghan Markle announced their engagement last November, executives at US cable television network Lifetime swung into gear. In a statement, Kensington Palace said they both had "important roles", adding: "Ms Markle is delighted to have her parents by her side on this important and happy occasion". Read More »

Jerusalem mayor posts United States embassy sign, thanks Trump in tweet

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The leaders of the OIC member states condemned Trump's decision. In his place, Deputy Secretary of State John J. Sullivan will lead the delegation, the White House said in a statement . A restaurateur, she lives in the overwhelmingly Jewish neighbourhood of Arnona. The Palestinians seek the eastern sector as capital of their hoped-for State. Read More »

Iran-backed Hezbollah, Allies Set for Major Gains in Lebanese Election

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The Hezbollah and Amal Movement fielded joint "Hope and Loyalty" lists in many electoral districts for this election. "The parliamentary bloc that Hezbollah will be able to control will not be confined to the 27 Shia MPs, it will be constituted of the 27 Shia MPs and their allies in other communities", he said. Read More »