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Michelle Sweeney holds a sign to support the reapeal of Ireland's Eighth Amendment. The poll sampled some 4,000 voters as they were leaving voting stations Friday night. "Yes" campaigners argued that with over 3,000 women traveling to Britain each year for terminations - a right enshrined in a 1992 referendum - and others ordering pills illegally online, abortion is already a reality in Ireland .
  • Scottish government urged to cast aside Brexit 'bickering'

    Scottish government urged to cast aside Brexit 'bickering'

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    First Minister Nicola Sturgeon , whose pro-independence Scottish National Party runs the semi-autonomous government in Edinburgh, vowed straight away to contest Brexit by holding another vote on breaking away from the rest of the United Kingdom.
  • Donald Trump Jr.'s meeting with Russian lawyer

    Donald Trump Jr.'s meeting with Russian lawyer

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    The conclusion is at odds with Republican members of the House intelligence committee, who said that while they agreed that Russian president Vladimir Putin wanted to hamper Mrs Clinton's campaign, that did not mean he wanted to help Mr Trump.
  • 'Because of teacher pay, ramen noodles are my bae'

    'Because of teacher pay, ramen noodles are my bae'

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    In addition, teachers are calling for the creation of a multiyear pay plan for teachers, administrators and other school personnel that would raise incomes to the national average. The state's Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper was scheduled to address an afternoon teacher rally. "We are - in some cases - the only positive encounters for these kids, and we have to spend money out of our pockets to do so".
  • Volcanic activity forces evacuations in Hawaii

    Volcanic activity forces evacuations in Hawaii

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    He said he wasn't really afraid of the destruction happening around him. "I had to stop and take a picture", she said. Hawaii County's Civil Defense agency said Monday the gas may cause choking. State Farm policies do cover fire from volcanic activity, but each claim has to be looked at individually, according to a State Farm sales executive who spoke with USA Today .
  • Marchessault and the 'Golden Misfits' give Jets trouble in Game 2

    Marchessault and the 'Golden Misfits' give Jets trouble in Game 2

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    The three-time Stanley Cup champion serves as a safety blanket for the first-year team. They took an unusual route to the conference final, winning three times in Nashville, including Game 7. That goal shut the crowd down, but the rest of the 1st and the entire 2nd refused to let them, or the Jets, back in it. The Jets missed a chance to put Vegas in a precarious position Monday night.
  • Author Tom Wolfe dead at 88

    Author Tom Wolfe dead at 88

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    Wolfe's other books include The Pump House Gang, Radical Chic & Mau-Mauing the Flak Catchers, The Painted Word and Mauve Gloves & Madmen, Clutter & Vine which includes his well-known essay about the "Me Decade ". Wolfe, known for his signature white suit, was easily recognizable when taking walks in his neighborhood. His first try at fiction was The Bonfire of the Vanities in 1987, which captured the cultural feel of free-wheeling Wall Street "masters of the universe" as well as his ...
  • Iran says nuke deal talks with European Union

    Iran says nuke deal talks with European Union "constructive"

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    The foreign ministers of Britain, France, Germany and Iran will hold talks in Brussels on Tuesday to discuss saving the deal. Iran's foreign minister on Tuesday hailed talks with the European Union to try to find a way to rescue the Iran nuclear deal after the U.S.
  • 1 dead, 3 injured in sword attack on Indonesian police headquarters

    1 dead, 3 injured in sword attack on Indonesian police headquarters

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    The group slammed a minivan into a gate and then attacked officers with swords. Two officers were wounded in the attack, while another was killed after one of the perpetrators tried to escape and crashed into the officer, he said. Doddy said the police shot and killed both perpetrators. On Monday members of another family blew themselves up at a police station in Surabaya, wounding 10.
  • How to watch the Royal Wedding and GMSA on Saturday, May 19

    How to watch the Royal Wedding and GMSA on Saturday, May 19

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    Because of the heart attack and the fiasco surrounding the picture, Thomas has now decided not to attend his daughter's wedding to avoid causing any embarrassment to Meghan or the royal family. He was due to meet the Queen, her husband and other senior members of the Windsor family this week. Mr Markle said he had a heart attack six days ago and checked out of hospital to attend the wedding, but has now had a change of heart.
  • Killed in Explosion at Office Building in California

    Killed in Explosion at Office Building in California

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    Nothing indicates there were any threats made before the blast, which appeared to be concentrated in a suite on the first floor of the office building, Sawyer said. One woman, who had skin peeling on her arm from burns, said, "Take care of my mother", McWilliams said. They said they were not actively looking for any suspects.
  • North Korea to become nuclear weapons state: Former diplomat

    North Korea to become nuclear weapons state: Former diplomat

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    No. A 38 North analysis of satellite images taken May 7 showed that several support buildings outside the northern, western and southern portals had been razed while some mining cart rails had been removed. Some key facilities remain intact and the tunnel entrances remain open, however. Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un are set to meet June 12 in Singapore for the first ever summit between a sitting USA president and a North Korean leader.
  • Children in California home were 'tortured for sadistic purposes'

    Children in California home were 'tortured for sadistic purposes'

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    According to the Fairfield police, the house was in a awful condition with human and animal feces , urine, garbage and rotten food scattered across the floor. Police arrested Jonathan Allen (Jonathan Allen) and Eli Rogers (Ina Rogers) for cruelty to children. Rogers said the children slept in one bedroom because they were close; cots were stored in a bedroom closet.
  • North Korea Threatens To Cancel Trump Summit

    North Korea Threatens To Cancel Trump Summit

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    To strengthen diplomatic contact a North Korean delegation reached Beijing on Monday. One researcher with a state-run think tank here said the North "seems to be trying to stir up the community of defectors and fan conflict within South Korean society" ahead of a summit with the U.S.
  • Putin opens bridge between Crimea and Russian mainland

    Putin opens bridge between Crimea and Russian mainland

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    Vladimir Putin has opened a bridge between the Russian mainland and Crimea , tightening Russia's hold over the contested peninsula, which Moscow annexed from Ukraine in 2014. The construction is one of Putin's legacy projects, after the massive renovation of the Black Sea city of Sochi for the 2014 Winter Olympics and the 2012 opening of the world's longest cable-stayed bridge in the far eastern city of Vladivostok.
  • Indonesian terror attacks highlight an often forgotten truth

    Indonesian terror attacks highlight an often forgotten truth

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    Inspector general Machfud Arifin told CNN Indonesia that the suicide attacks were carried out using a motorbike at St Mary's church and a auto at another. Karnavian said the father of the family that carried out the church bombings was head of the Surabaya cell of Jemaah Anshorut Daulah, an Indonesian militant network affiliated with IS that has been implicated in attacks in Indonesia in the past year.
  • Sen. Mark Warner to Support Gina Haspel for CIA Director. Grrrrrrrr

    Sen. Mark Warner to Support Gina Haspel for CIA Director. Grrrrrrrr

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    But by the time he released the statement, two key swing votes on the committee, Manchin and GOP moderate Senator Susan Collins of ME, had already announced they would vote for Haspel. Haspel that I wish she had been more open with the American public during this process. Two red-state Democrats, Senators Joe Manchin and Joe Donnelly , already announced they will back her.
  • National Hurricane Center watching area in the Gulf of Mexico

    National Hurricane Center watching area in the Gulf of Mexico

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    The Gulf has never had a hurricane during the month of May, but the three hurricanes that have formed in May have all been off the Jacksonville coast. Weather forecasts news stations in the Carolinas are already calling for heavy rain. We don't expect any severe thunderstorms and heat levels will drop, with highs mostly in the low 80s.
  • Rand Paul says Haspel's lack of candor is disqualifying

    Rand Paul says Haspel's lack of candor is disqualifying

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    DN! speaks to Laleh Khalili, professor at SOAS University of London and author of "Time in the Shadows: Confinement in Counterinsurgencies". Harris has since said she will vote against Haspel's confirmation. John McCain , who was tortured during almost six years of captivity during Vietnam, opposes Haspel's nomination . The announcement puts Donnelly at odds with Democrats, who oppose Haspel, and may improve her chances of being confirmed by the Senate.
  • Two Palestinians shot dead at Gaza border, dozens injured

    Two Palestinians shot dead at Gaza border, dozens injured

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    The move also sparked mass outrage across the Arab world, resulting in the escalation of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Iran's rebuke also comes after Trump announced he would be withdrawing the U.S. Israel applauded Trump's moves but some other USA allies strongly argued against it, warning that it could provoke violence and further destabilize the volatile Middle East.
  • Aide who said McCain is 'dying' still works at White House

    Aide who said McCain is 'dying' still works at White House

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    During the phone call, McCain told Sadler she needed to apologize publicly, and the White House aide said she would, according to the source. Sanders is refusing to otherwise weigh in on the comments or condemn them. A senior White Home official, too, stated that for now, Sadler was nonetheless employed with the administration. 'Our children learn from our example, ' Biden said.
  • Ederson signs new seven-year Manchester City deal

    Ederson signs new seven-year Manchester City deal

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    After a pulsating final day of Premier League action that saw a tidal wave of goals across the 10 games, Liverpool sealed fourth spot with a comprehensive win over Brighton. But there is something a bit unusual about the enormous collapses of the last three seasons. Warding off interest that is sure to come for Mohamed Salah after a remarkable 44-goal season is paramount if Liverpool are to challenge for the title next season.
  • WestJet adding nonstop flights to Vegas during Jets playoff run

    WestJet adding nonstop flights to Vegas during Jets playoff run

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    Of course, that also applies to the expansion Vegas Golden Knights . "Canada is an unbelievable hockey market and especially our fans in Winnipeg ", said the Kitchener, Ont., native, who has 16 points in 12 games. Linemates Jonathan Marchessault (75 points) and Reilly Smith (60 points) complete one of the best lines in the National Hockey League. Vegas also boasts two potent lines but is capable of rolling four unsafe lines to balance the scoring across 12 forwards.
  • Iranians killed in Israeli strikes in Syria, says monitor

    Iranians killed in Israeli strikes in Syria, says monitor

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    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Iran had "crossed a red line" and that Israel's bombardment against targets in Syria was "a consequence". "I am announcing today that the United States will withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal", Trump said Tuesday in a televised address from the White House.
  • MELOVIN will perform first at the Eurovision song contest 2018

    MELOVIN will perform first at the Eurovision song contest 2018

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    She was performing her track Storm dressed in a white asymmetric jumpsuit with flashing lights behind her as the audience sang along enthusiastically when an intruder snatched her microphone. The kitsch is conspicuously absent this year and the usual extravagant stage effects are nowhere to be seen. "It's just harmless fun, it is just a really good atmosphere", said Lee Torrance, a 43-year-old from Worcestershire in the United Kingdom who wore a vest and bowtie with the Union Jack pattern ...
  • US Fighter Jets Intercept Russian Bombers Off Alaska Coast

    US Fighter Jets Intercept Russian Bombers Off Alaska Coast

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    Encounters between Russian warplanes and US fighter planes have become more frequent in recent years, as Russia seeks to make a display of its military strength. The Russian bombers never entered U.S. airspace, the spokesman for the North American Aerospace Defense Command told CNN. Friday's incident comes just over a month after a U.S.
  • North Korea to hold 'ceremony' for dismantling nuclear test site

    North Korea to hold 'ceremony' for dismantling nuclear test site

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    President Trump tweeted that his "highly-anticipated" meeting with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un will take place in Singapore on June 12. On Thursday, Trump praised Kim for releasing three Korean Americans held as prisoners. "As talks continue between our countries, we must seek ways to hold the North Korean regime accountable and to increase diplomatic and economic pressure to end North Korea's threats to regional and global stability, as I've been calling for".
  • She Was Forced to Marry. He Raped Her, So She Killed Him

    She Was Forced to Marry. He Raped Her, So She Killed Him

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    Girl's lawyer told reporters that the father Nura persuaded her to return home, but as soon as she returned home, it was immediately handed over to the legal wife. When he tried to rape her again the following day, she stabbed him to death and escaped to her parents, who handed her to the police. "Marital rape happens in Sudan often and people don't talk about it", he said.
  • Israel closes Gaza border crossing damaged by Palestinians

    Israel closes Gaza border crossing damaged by Palestinians

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    He added: "As the years go on and the occupation entrenches itself we are here to stand shoulder to shoulder with the Palestinians until Palestine is free". The largest blaze yet sparked by the firebomb-bearing kites happened Wednesday near Kibbutz Be'eri, an Israeli community located some seven kilometers (4.3 miles) east of Gaza's Bureij refugee camp.
  • House Democrats release over 3500 Russian Facebook ads

    House Democrats release over 3500 Russian Facebook ads

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    Adam Schiff , the committee's top Democrat, in a statement. While a limited number of ads had been released previously, the new cache reveals a scale and scope previously unseen. Democrats on the House Intelligence Committee early Thursday released 3,000 Facebook ads Kremlin operatives created as part of an effort to spread propaganda across social media during the 2016 election.
  • Why Prince Harry and Meghan Markle don't need their wedding banns read

    Why Prince Harry and Meghan Markle don't need their wedding banns read

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    Leonora Ncomanzi, 13, revealed she was "speechless" when she found out the news and has already chosen her dress for the big day. However, as TMZ observed, the bricks used to depict Meghan's skin color are identical to that of Harry's Lego likeness, despite the two having different complexions in real life.
  • Twelve people die as thunderstorm strikes parts of Uttar Pradesh

    Twelve people die as thunderstorm strikes parts of Uttar Pradesh

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    Incidentally, the previous thunderstorms had also occurred on a Wednesday. On Wednesday, a high-intensity dust storm hit New Delhi and Haryana on late Monday night. It also said a similar weather pattern is likely to be witnessed in West Bengal, and in six of the seven northeastern states, except Mizoram. Schools and colleges were closed in several districts, he said.
  • AT&T's quest for Trump insight is ham-fisted

    AT&T's quest for Trump insight is ham-fisted

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    The company said the agreement "focused on USA healthcare policy matters" and that the "terms were consistent with the market". There are also unconfirmed rumors from Roger Stone of ties between John Podesta, who served as Hillary Clinton's campaign chairman , and Vekselberg, involving money that was allegedly laundered through an energy company Podesta held shares in.
  • Every vote in the primary counts

    Every vote in the primary counts

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    Conversely, registered GOP voters can't cast a ballot in the Democratic primary for District Attorney in Guilford County. Poll workers are still needed, Barger noted. Absentee ballots may not be turned in at a polling place except to be surrendered and voided, in which case the voter would vote in person at their precinct.
  • Music Crush Monday: Childish Gambino

    Music Crush Monday: Childish Gambino

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    The Grammy victor also debuted another track called Saturday - his first new music since his 2016 album Awaken, My Love! On top his performance, he was also the host of the episode. The number, directed by Hiro Murai , reflects the current political turmoil in the United States, especially pertaining to gun violence, an issue that is taking America by storm right now.
  • FINAL RESULTS: Indiana primary election

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    Lamb has loaned himself $800,000. Braun ran as an outsider, blasting Reps. WISH-TV's David Williams said it felt like a party early Tuesday night inside the Brickyard Crossing at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, where U.S. The president had urged voters not to support Blankenship, who retorted by describing himself as "Trumpier than Trump". Thurston says: "Just because the president says to do something isn't necessarily why it needs to be done".
  • Joe Burrow will take visits to LSU and Cincinnati, per report

    Joe Burrow will take visits to LSU and Cincinnati, per report

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    The Advocate's Ross Dellenger reported Tuesday that LSU and Cincinnati have gotten permission to talk to the 6-3, 215-pound rising junior. Burrow will visit the Bearcats on Thursday and head to Baton Rouge, La. A graduate transfer, Burrow will be eligible to play this season. While the Buckeyes have yet to announce the starter for 2018, Burrow's plans to transfer would appear to back up the speculation that Haskins will be the team's No.