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Israeli forces kill 21-year-old Ezzaddin Tamimi in Nabi Saleh

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Israel says it has a right to defend itself from violent rioters, who want to cross the border fence. Mr Netanyahu said some at the protests had been "paid for and pushed by Hamas" to try to kill and kidnap Israelis. Sheila Gewolb, the Board's senior vice-president, said: "Jeremy Corbyn's statement failed to show any appreciation for the threats that Israel faces, nor for the fact that terrorist organisations Hamas and Islamic Jihad have admitted that many of those on the front line were ... Read More »

More Americans screened over mystery health issues in China

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A USA official, who wasn't authorized to discuss the situation publicly and requested anonymity, said the evacuated Americans are being brought for testing to the University of Pennsylvania. He said he started experiencing excruciating, painful headaches a few months later, as did his wife and son. However it did warn that U.S. diplomats should alert their mission's medical staff "if they note new onset of symptoms that may have begun in association with experiencing unidentified auditory ... Read More »

US official charged with taking US$800,000 from Chinese

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Hansen is a former Defense Intelligence Agency officer. "His alleged actions are a betrayal of our nation's security and the American people and are an affront to his former intelligence community colleagues", assistant attorney-general for national security John Demers said in a statement posted on the Justice Department's website on Monday. Read More »

Trump hosts first iftar dinner at White House

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The White House has hosted an iftar dinner, recognizing the holy month of Ramadan for Muslims, since President Bill Clinton. President Donald Trump's White House senior adviser Jared Kushner attends the iftar dinner in the State Dining Room of the White House Wednesday, June 6, 2018, in Washington . Read More »

OAS Passes Resolution Opening Way for Venezuela's Withdrawal

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Venezuela Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza denounced Washington and Vice President Mike Pence for "extorting" members to sign onto the resolution, which he called "fraudulent". "You don't have moral authority of any kind to try to undermine our government". It is the strongest statement adopted so far by the countries of the OAS about the Venezuelan crisis since its secretary-general said in 2016 that the South American country had suffered "grave alterations of democratic order". Read More »

USA urges China to account for the 'ghosts' of Tiananmen

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Hong Kong residents commemorate victims of the Chinese government's brutal military crackdown almost three decades ago on protesters in 1989 Beijing's Tiananmen Square. Tens of thousands of people gathered in a downtown park in Hong Kong for an annual public commemoration of the crackdown on a rainy evening. "June 4 was a turning point in China's history that should be remembered", said 40-year-old schoolteacher Maggie. Read More »

Number of US diplomats in China hit by mystery illness: State Department

So far, 24 U.S. government personnel and family members who served in Cuba and one employee in China have suffered symptoms of the unusual sickness, the State department has said. Mark Lenzi, a Foreign Service officer in the US Consulate in Guangzhou, told the Washington Post he started hearing noises in April 2017 that sounded like " marbles bouncing and hitting a floor , then rolling on an incline with a static sound". Read More »

Woman Punched Repeatedly by New Jersey Cop Discusses the Arrest

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But she says the negative responses people have made about her have been upsetting. "I'm very sorry that the situation happened, but I don't owe them an apology at all". Wildwood officials have said the videos show the woman assaulted the officers first, while her lawyer Stephen Dicht has said police overreacted. "She was taken in and charged with misdemeanors". Read More »

Saudi women get 1st driver's licenses

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The General Department of Traffic had said that women wishing to replace their global driving licenses with Saudi ones can submit an application online and later undergo a test to be given a license accordingly. Saudi Arabia has temporarily released eight people accused of communicating with organisations hostile to the kingdom, but is holding nine others in detention, state news agency SPA reported on Saturday. Read More »

Kim Jong Un lookalike set to make impression at summit

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According to North Korea's state-run Korean Central News Agency, "a disgusting terrorists' group" directed by CIA and South Korean spies "ideologically corrupted" a North Korean dissident identified as "Kim" and paid the man more than $20,000 to carry out the attack. Read More »

Putin praises ‘mature’ Donald Trump over North Korea summit

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North Korean officials are "sensitive to being dictated to", one source close to the talks said , and the Hagin-led team has taken pains to present ideas for the summit in a collaborative way. " Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un are pretty much the same", Rodman told the website. The five-star luxury hotel is representative of the East-meets-West spirit so commonly associated with Singapore . Read More »

California Judge recalled from office for sexual assault sentence critics called lenient

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The registrar is expected to certify the results on July 5, spokesman Steven Spivak said . Persky decided that a long prison sentence while Turner was young would end up having a "severe" impact on the student. Almost 60 percent of Californians voted to remove Persky from office. "But this recall seems to say, if a decision doesn't meet with public approval, you could lose your job". Read More »

India may revoke Ramzan ceasefire, Pakistan to be blamed

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The intense shelling by Pakistan last month had forced thousands of people residing along the border in Jammu , Kathua and Samba districts to flee their homes. "In heavy shelling by Pakistan this morning, a civilian was killed in R S Pura sector and another injured in Arnia sector", a police officer said. Beijing had while commending the two countries for it expressed hope that the two neighbours will "properly resolve" their differences. Read More »

Trump Unblocks Some Critics on Twitter, But Will Fight Ruling

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The White House hasn't revealed how many people are "blocked" - keeping them from directly viewing or commenting on his tweets . The White House has unblocked the accounts of seven Twitter users who sued President Donald Trump for barring them from viewing or responding to his tweets, even as the administration has chose to appeal a federal judge's ruling in May that Trump violated their constitutional rights. Read More »

Mandarin Oriental: Massive fire at Knightsbridge, London 5-star hotel

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Nearly 100 firefighters and 15 fire engines are battling a blaze at the luxury Mandarin Oriental hotel in central London . It is not now known how the fire started, and no current injuries have been reported so far. Paramedics attended, but London Ambulance Service said it had not treated any patients. The volume of black smoke billowing from a fire at London's Mandarin Oriental has gone down significantly after about an hour. Read More »

Ukrainian Journalist on Russian Hit-List Says No Point in Hiding

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New York, June 4, 2018-Russian authorities should immediately release Ukrainian journalist Roman Sushchenko, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. The verdict comes amid a recent uptick in violence in the conflict between Ukrainian troops and Russia-backed separatists that broke out following Russia's annexation of Crimea from Ukraine in 2014. Read More »

Melania Trump expected to attend Gold Star event at White House

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Melania Trump's spokesperson also confirmed Sunday that she will not attend the G7 Summit or Singapore meeting with President Trump this month. While there are plenty of theories about Melania's public disappearance , it is most plausible that she is in fact inside the White House right now taking it easy. Read More »

Thousands flee as Guatemala’s Volcano of Fire erupts again

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Fuego is one of the most active volcanoes in Central America, and is located just 27 miles from the capital, Guatemala City. Guatemala's Volcano of Fire is continuing to burst out rocks and ash, almost two days after a major eruption that killed at least 69 people. Read More »

Man run down, 50 years after killing girl in hit-and-run

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Carolee Ashby's sister, Darlene Ashby McCann, said she feels like she finally has closure. "Maybe in some way, in that slight second, maybe he understood more of what he did [to Carolee]", Ashby said. Mr Parkhurst told police on the night of the hit-and-run that he hit a guard post, but admitted in the confession that was a lie. Police told the Press Herald that Sharrow has two previous drunken driving convictions, including one for aggravated drunken driving in New Hampshire. Read More »

UN calls on US to stop separating families at border

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It has also said that some adults falsely claim to be the parents of accompanying children, a genuine problem, and that it has to sort out their claims. The US says the policy aims to stem a surge in the number of poor families, mostly from Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras, entering the country. Citing the daily violence in their home countries, thousands each week cross the US-Mexico border and ask for asylum. Read More »

Crocodile Kills Pastor During Baptism Service | Faith

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Normally, the animals are a tourist draw. Locals and others tried to capture the croc with fishing nets but it escaped. "He baptized the first person and he passed on to another one". According to England's Daily Telegraph newspaper, Protestant baptism services in Africa are frequently conducted by rivers or lakes, with the participants being fully or partially immersed in the water in the manner of Jesus Christ's baptism by John the Baptist. Read More »

Hawaii volcano lava destroys hundreds of homes overnight

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There was some confusion on Tuesday concerning Big Island Mayor Harry Kim's second home in Vacationland. County Managing Director Wil Okabe said his own vacation home in Kapoho Beach Lots was also threatened. He wants to return if lava spares his home on a ridge overlooking the ocean. So far, it was unclear how many homes have been affected, but Hawaii Civil Defense Administrator Talmadge Magno said it was fair to say it was hundreds. Read More »

GOP leader McConnell cancels Senate's August recess

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McConnell, R-Ky., said he made a decision to shorten the usual summer getaway "due to the historic obstruction by Senate Democrats of the president's nominees". "I think we have enough work to do for the American people that we should be here during these weeks", McConnell told reporters. Democrats have invoked cloture on Trump's appointees, demanding 30 hours of debate rather than deferring to the president's nominees. Read More »

Drone video shows aftermath of Fuego eruption in Guatemala

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Two days after the eruption , the terrain was still too hot in many places for rescue crews to search for bodies or - increasingly unlikely with each passing day - survivors. Some locals said they never learned of the danger until it was upon them - and were critical of authorities. El Rodeo resident Rafael Letran says the country's disaster agency sent pickup trucks with workers "yelling at people to leave". Read More »

Guatemala's volcano eruption: 75 Dead, further 200 still missing

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Cars are seen covered in ashes after the volcanic eruption in San Miguel Los Lotes village in Guatemala City, Guatemala , on Tuesday. "My cousins Ingrid, Yomira, Paola, Jennifer, Michael, Andrea and Silvia, who was just 2 years old", the woman said - a litany that brought into sharp relief the scope of a disaster for which the final death toll is far from clear. Read More »

NM wildfire grows to more than 27000 acres

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Collison, Cimarron, NM 87714. Other roads also were closed. 14 outbuildings burned on the Philmont Ranch on May 31. About 400 firefighters worked overnight Saturday to combat the Aliso Fire, which decreased to about 150 acres and 10 percent containment, the Orange County Fire Authority said. Read More »

Putin praises 'brave' Trump over planned meeting with North Korea's Kim

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It's no coincidence that Austria , unlike virtually all the other European Union member states, decided not to expel Russian diplomats after the poisoning of former Russian spy Sergei Skripal in Britain. Putin's visit and the fresh accord were part of celebrations marking 50 years since energy firms OMV and Gazprom first signed a gas supply deal. Austria will take over the 28-nation EU's rotating presidency for six months in July. Read More »

Lava from Hawaii's Kilauea volcano destroys hundreds of homes overnight

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Lava has covered eight square miles. On Tuesday, a civil defense official told Reuters that at least 60 to 80 more homes were believed to have been devoured as the lava flow, measuring about a half-mile (80-meter) wide and 10 to 15 feet (3 to 4.6 meter) tall, inundated the adjacent subdivisions of Kapoho Beach Lots and Vacationland. Read More »