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Through videos, pictures, and social media, the White Helmets are widely seen as having played an important role in showing the global community the horrors of the Syrian civil war. An Israeli government source confirmed Israel's military had rescued 800 people who were taken to Jordan. The Israeli military in coordination with its US and European allies evacuated hundreds of Syrian rescue workers known as the White Helmets from near its volatile frontier with Syria, in a complex and ...
  • Arrest made in 30-year-old cold case murder

    Arrest made in 30-year-old cold case murder

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    The family lived in the 300 block of West Williams Street. Three days later, her body was found 20 miles from where she was last seen alive. What appeared to be one of her shoes was found about 1,000 feet west of the body, the probable cause affidavit said.
  • Kim Jong-un blasts delays in North Korean economic projects

    Kim Jong-un blasts delays in North Korean economic projects

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    Speaking just ahead of the landmark summit in Singapore between Kim and U.S. President Donald Trump , Quintana said that not raising human rights issues would send a "wrong message". The two sides could reportedly hold working-level talks later to follow up on their discussion in Sunday's meeting. The no-show came after Kim scuttled a rendezvous with Pompeo during his trip to Pyongyang earlier this month.
  • Trump calls Brennan a 'very bad guy' after treason comments

    Trump calls Brennan a 'very bad guy' after treason comments

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    President Donald Trump refused to back the US intelligence community's assessment on Russia's 2016 US Presidential election interference and was met with a wave of criticism. In fact, as I write this at 7 p.m. ET, we're just an hour away from his pre-taped interview with Tucker Carlson, in which Trump no doubt felt comfortable and confident across from a very friendly interviewer.
  • Lankford: It is a fact that Russians hacked USA presidential campaign

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    FYI, what Trump said in Helsinki: "I have great confidence in my intelligence people". "The Democrats want open borders, which is basically saying we want open borders, we want crime", Trump said. " Donald Trump's press conference performance in Helsinki rises to and exceeds the threshold of "high crimes and misdemeanours". "I treat President Trump with utmost respect, but back then, when he was a private individual, a businessman, nobody informed me that he was in Moscow", he ...
  • Elon Musk Calls Diver Involved in Thai Rescue Efforts a ‘Pedo Guy’

    Elon Musk Calls Diver Involved in Thai Rescue Efforts a ‘Pedo Guy’

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    Elon Musk gave nearly $40,000 to a political committee that benefits House Republicans but said he gives to both parties to "maintain dialogue". Unsworth had stated that he felt Musk's submersible had no chance of ever working for that specific rescue because it was too big and rigid for the caverns, and as can be seen at a column on the Inquisitr .
  • Thai cave boys honor Navy SEAL who died during rescue

    Thai cave boys honor Navy SEAL who died during rescue

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    For the entire dive at the back of the cave there's zero visibility (due to) mud and clay, ' Mr Harris told the Prime Minister over Skype. Mr Shorten said the work of all the Australians involved meant he "couldn't be prouder" to be an Australian.
  • Trump arrives in Finland for summit with Putin

    Trump arrives in Finland for summit with Putin

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    It doesn't mean anything. "But that doesn't mean they are bad". Near Trump's hotel, police roped off a group of about 60 mostly male pro-Trump demonstrators waving American flags. presidential election. Putin hopes the meeting, mere hours after he presided over the World Cup finals, will help him forge good personal ties with Trump and focus on areas where Moscow and Washington could find common ground, such as Syria .
  • German business group enraged by Trump attacks on Nord Stream pipeline

    German business group enraged by Trump attacks on Nord Stream pipeline

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    The gas pipeline will not cross transit countries such as Ukraine , Belarus and Poland, running through the exclusive economic zones and territorial waters of Russia, Finland, Sweden, Denmark and Germany. In addition to the president, other US officials have taken to the world stage this week to decry the project. "President Trump's brazen insults and denigration of one of America's most steadfast allies, Germany, is an embarrassment", House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority ...
  • Nawaz Sharif, Maryam provided 'B' class facilities at Rawalpindi jail

    Nawaz Sharif, Maryam provided 'B' class facilities at Rawalpindi jail

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    Sharif and his daughter were sentenced in absentia to 10 years and seven years in prison, respectively, for failing to explain how they acquired expensive properties in London. The Congress Saturday tweeted an old photograph of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Sharif holding hands and asked: " Nawaz Sharif has been arrested on corruption charges".
  • Victim's son calls on Trump to raise UK poisoning with Putin

    Victim's son calls on Trump to raise UK poisoning with Putin

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    Anti-Trump protesters gathered in Helsinki's Senate Square and plan to march through the Finnish capital and end their demonstration at the Square. Add Donald Trump as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Donald Trump news, video, and analysis from ABC News.
  • Mexico condemns terrorist attack in Pakistan

    Mexico condemns terrorist attack in Pakistan

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    Among those killed was provincial assembly candidate Nawabzada Siraj Raisani . The first bomb that killed four people exploded in northwest Pakistan near the election rally of a senior politician from an Islamist party who is running for parliament from the northwestern town of Bannu.
  • Israeli forces kill two teenage Palestinians, wound scores in Gaza protests

    Israeli forces kill two teenage Palestinians, wound scores in Gaza protests

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    The Israelis and Palestinians in Gaza have exchanged mortar and rocket fire intermittently since May amid weekly Palestinians demonstrations at the border fence that have often been violent. The Gaza health ministry said a 15-year-old and a 16-year-old died after an Israeli warplane struck an empty building west of Gaza city . "We were sitting in the living room and all of a sudden, the aquarium exploded and there was smoke everywhere and glass flew everywhere", said Aharon Buchris, who ...
  • Twitter begins purging locked accounts

    Twitter begins purging locked accounts

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    The average user was told to expect a drop of four or fewer followers, but warned others would "experience a more significant drop". The shares sold off because of uncertainty, but getting rid of dormant accounts is a good thing for the service in the long run.
  • Missing Oregon Woman Found Alive After Car Plunges Off Big Sur Cliff

    Missing Oregon Woman Found Alive After Car Plunges Off Big Sur Cliff

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    She was in a fair and stable condition but appeared to have suffered a concussion, the California Highway Patrol said. She had called her sister midway through the trip down from Portland, but after saying she was six hours from arriving in Lancaster, California, she suddenly disappeared from the map, according to the missing person report issued by the Monterey County Sheriff's Office .
  • Donald Trump told Theresa May to sue the EU over Brexit

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    At a news conference with British Prime Minister Theresa May yesterday, the president said he will bring up the Russian cyber-attacks but dismissed the possibility Putin will accept responsibility. "In this one area we needed to make a change - the question of trade in goods in relationship to the frictionless border - we needed to make a change", she said.
  • Why Maryam Nawaz Sharif's arrest today has become a headache for Pakistan

    Why Maryam Nawaz Sharif's arrest today has become a headache for Pakistan

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    But I want the Pakistani nation to know that I am doing this for you". "We must change the country's future.This opportunity will not come again", he urged and asked his followers to support him at every step. Nawaz and Maryam, convicted by an anti-graft court in Islamabad on July 6, were sentenced to 10 and seven years, respectively, in the Avenfield reference.
  • Thai cave rescue enters second phase

    Thai cave rescue enters second phase

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    Divers on Monday morning went into the cave in northern Thailand's Chiang Rai to extract the second batch of boys after the first four have been successfully rescued , officials said. The rescuers are racing against time, as more rain is forecast, and the extra water would significantly complicate matters. There was no immediate word on their conditions.
  • Dutch museum shocked at plane crash in Pretoria

    Dutch museum shocked at plane crash in Pretoria

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    Russel Meiring, a spokesman for paramedic company ER24, says the injuries in Tuesday's crash range from minor to critical. He said: "We suspect that the plane was on its way to the Wonderboom airport". Unconfirmed reports said one person was critically injured. The plane, which had been expected to arrive at the Aviodrome on Jul 23, "crashed in South Africa during take-off on a test flight", it said.
  • How divers rescued the first 4 boys from the cave in Thailand

    How divers rescued the first 4 boys from the cave in Thailand

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    The first two members of a Thai schoolboy football team have been rescued from the flooded cave where they had been trapped for more than two weeks, a local rescue official said on Sunday. A short official video released by the rescue operation late on Sunday showed four ambulances with their lights flashing driving up the muddy dirt track that leads to the cave complex.
  • Dozens killed in Japan flooding, landslides

    Dozens killed in Japan flooding, landslides

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    Footage showed a massive rescue operation, with some 1,850 people isolated in the city, according to public broadcaster NHK . The disaster is the deadliest rain-related crisis in Japan since 2014, when at least 74 people were killed in landslides caused by torrential downpours in the Hiroshima region.
  • Japan executes Shoko Asahara, founder of Aum Shinrikyo doomsday cult

    Japan executes Shoko Asahara, founder of Aum Shinrikyo doomsday cult

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    The cult released sarin gas on the Tokyo subway system in March 1995 killing 13 people and injuring more than 6000. Hence, with the Heisei Era nearing its end, then the execution of the remaining death row members of Aum Shinrikyo seems set to follow the recent execution of seven members.
  • Brexit Secretary David Davis resigns

    Brexit Secretary David Davis resigns

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    Conservative MP Peter Bone hailed Mr Davis' resignation as a "principled and courageous decision", adding: "The PM's proposals for a Brexit in name only are not acceptable". While May's plan for exiting the European Union has not been fully revealed to all members of her party - let alone to Parliament, the business community or the public - the brief outline that was released shows she supports a middle way of compromise with Brussels, keeping Britain closely aligned with Europe on standards, ...
  • Iran set for disappointment over nuclear deal talks

    Iran set for disappointment over nuclear deal talks

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    They said they remained committed to the 2015 accord and to building up economic relations with Iran, including "the continuation of Iran's export of oil and gas" and other energy products. Friday's developments came after Iran had voiced initial doubts about the other signatories' commitment on the eve of talks. Rohani told French President Emmanuel Macron in a phone call that the package "does not meet all our demands", the IRNA state news agency reported late on July 5.
  • Pompeo hopes to fill in details on NK denuclearisation

    Pompeo hopes to fill in details on NK denuclearisation

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    It was not clear if Pompeo would meet directly with Kim Jong Un , as he had done previously. "While the unification ministry and the foreign ministry move forward with denuclearization discussions aimed at scrapping North Korea's nuclear program, the defense ministry should further strengthen military preparedness so as to use it as a pressure card in negotiations with the North", Kim said.
  • Heat wave kills 19 in Canada

    Heat wave kills 19 in Canada

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    Casey says deaths as they occur are not reported to OPH. Kaiser told CNN Wednesday that the victims were mostly over the age of 50, male, and living alone. Dr. Mylene Drouin, head of public health for the Montreal region, said the number of fatalities has risen since authorities first announced six deaths on Tuesday, but that the spike is not unexpected.
  • President orders flags to half staff for journalist killings

    President orders flags to half staff for journalist killings

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    The White House issued a presidential proclamation early Tuesday by Trump ordering the lowering of the flags over the Annapolis attack - four days after Maryland Gov. Staff members killed in Annapolis . Trump has ordered flags be lowered after other mass shootings. The fund celebrates the lives of Gerald Fischman and John McNamara, who were alumni of the University; Robert Hiaasen, a lecturer in Journalism at the University; Wendi Winters, a reporter at the Capital Gazette ; and ...
  • Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak arrested amid graft probe

    Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak arrested amid graft probe

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    Department director Amar Ishar Singh told reporters that six residences linked to Razak had been raided by the authorities, and that more than $225 million worth of goods were seized. He and his luxury-loving wife Rosmah Mansor were questioned by investigators, as were his stepson Riza Aziz , whose firm produced the hit 2013 movie " The Wolf of Wall Street ", and his former deputy Zahid Hamidi.
  • Pawnee Fire In Lake County At 56% Containment

    Pawnee Fire In Lake County At 56% Containment

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    Smoke poured into the Bay Area from the County Fire , and ash was visible on cars and homes Sunday. Even though residents in San Francisco and some East Bay areas saw orange-colored fog on Sunday, with ash on vehicles and patio furniture, no Bay Area community had air quality that exceeded federal health standards on Saturday, Sunday or Monday, Fasano said .
  • Kremlin doubts veracity of CNN report on Trump’s plans for Syria

    Kremlin doubts veracity of CNN report on Trump’s plans for Syria

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    After Trump and Putin met briefly in Vietnam in November 2017, Trump was criticized in the United States for saying he believed Putin when he denied Russian meddling. Other contentious issues are also likely to come up in the meeting, which will mark the third time the two presidents meet but their first official summit.
  • Former CCU student critically injured in Bahamas boat explosion

    Former CCU student critically injured in Bahamas boat explosion

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    Also among the injured was 22-year-old Stefanie Schaffer , a dancer and athlete who had both legs amputated after the blast, NBC News reports. A GoFundMe page has been established to help Stefanie and her family. Luckily, Paul and Brooke minor injuries, including bruises and cuts. Exumas and Ragged Island MP Chester Cooper said in a statement: "This is a sad day for Exuma and a sad day for our American friends".
  • Syrian opposition talking to Russian Federation about Deraa peace deal, rebel says

    Syrian opposition talking to Russian Federation about Deraa peace deal, rebel says

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    The southwest was an early hotbed of the uprising against Syrian President Bashar Assad and defeat there stands to leave rebels with just one remaining stronghold - the area around Idlib province bordering Turkey in the northwest. In Washington, a State Department official said the United States could not confirm the truce report, and the situation in southern Syria remained "grim" with Russian Federation and Syrian government forces continuing to bomb the area.
  • French Gangster Uses Helicopter To Escape In Dramatic Prison Break

    French Gangster Uses Helicopter To Escape In Dramatic Prison Break

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    This is not Faid's first escape from a prison, either. In this photo dated November 22, 2010, notorious French criminal Redoine Faid poses prior to an interview with French all-news TV channel, LCI, as he was promoting his book, in Boulogne-Billancourt, outside Paris, France .
  • Michael Cohen: "My Silence is Broken"

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    His home, office and hotel room were raided in April as part of a probe by federal prosecutors in NY into his personal business dealings. "I would not do or say a thing that might be perceived as interfering with their professional review of the evidence and the facts", Cohen added.
  • In migration row, Merkel appeals to Bavarian allies' European ideals

    In migration row, Merkel appeals to Bavarian allies' European ideals

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    Despite Seehofer wishing Merkel " much luck " ahead of her meeting with other European Union members last week, his party has so far failed to approve the extremely vague immigration " compromise ", which would ban Brussels from forcing states to set up migrant processing centers.
  • French convict escapes from prison using a helicopter

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    This picture taken on July 1, 2018 in Aulnay-sous-Bois, north of Paris shows a auto abandoned by French armed robber Redoine Faid at parking in a O'Parinor shopping mall after his escape onboard a helicopter from a prison in Reau. Faid's brother has been taken into custody for questioning. A police search is under way across the whole Paris region. A huge police team have been dispatched to track down and recapture the fugitive, says France's Ministry of the Interior, who described ...