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The Chinese trade maneuvers come after the White House Tuesday unexpectedly announced that it was moving head with plans to impose tariffs on $50 billion of Chinese goods. The merry little trade war with China appears to be back on , as the White House announced tariffs on a broad range of imports. In addition to the bilateral talks with Beijing, the United States also will continue to pursue the complaints filed in the World Trade Organization as well as the cases against ...
  • U.S. team enters North Korea to prepare for summit

    U.S. team enters North Korea to prepare for summit

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    Impersonators pretending to be U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un pose at the main stadium of the Pyeongchang Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea February 25, 2018. Kim and South Korean President Moon Jae-in met for two hours on the North Korean side of the demilitarized zone. "So, basically it's up to the Trump Administration to use the elements of American power".
  • Woman slips note to veterinary staff pleading for rescue from boyfriend

    Woman slips note to veterinary staff pleading for rescue from boyfriend

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    A Florida woman was rescued Friday after she slipped a note to a veterinarian saying she needed help because her armed boyfriend was threatening her, police said. Fearing for her life, Reichle was able to slip a note to a vet that read: "Call the cops". However, Floyd-a convicted felon-was insistent on accompanying her with a loaded handgun, according to WFTV.
  • Indiana Teacher Who Tackled Shooter Hailed as Hero

    Indiana Teacher Who Tackled Shooter Hailed as Hero

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    Indiana University Health spokeswoman Danielle Sirilla said the teacher was taken to IU Health Methodist Hospital and the wounded student was taken to Riley Hospital for Children. Seaman has been a science teacher for almost four years and a 7th-grade football coach for two years. Higgins said her son was shaken up but knew little about what happened.
  • Ireland Repeals Anti-Abortion Amendment in Landmark Vote for Reproductive Justice

    Ireland Repeals Anti-Abortion Amendment in Landmark Vote for Reproductive Justice

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    Several voters supported the change by two-to-one, a margin considered far higher than any opinion poll in the run up to the vote had predicted, in the once deeply Catholic nation. The vote leaves many across the country and the world wondering what comes next, and what this means on a practical level for the Irish people. It would also likely end the need for thousands of Irish women to travel overseas - mostly to neighboring Britain - for abortions they can't get at home.
  • Ireland votes ‘yes’ to repeal constitutional abortion ban

    Ireland votes ‘yes’ to repeal constitutional abortion ban

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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 .
  • Prospects of US-North Korea summit brighten after Trump’s tweet

    Prospects of US-North Korea summit brighten after Trump’s tweet

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    North Korea had sharply criticised suggestions by Trump's national security adviser, John Bolton, and Vice President Mike Pence that it could share the fate of Libya if it did not swiftly surrender its nuclear arsenal. "Everybody plays games. You know that", he told reporters when asked about the ongoing talks. Bruce Klingner, a former Central Intelligence Agency division chief for the Koreas who is now at the conservative Heritage Foundation, said the latest developments aren't so much a ...
  • Subtropical Storm Alberto Forms, Will Bring Heavy Rain to U.S.

    Subtropical Storm Alberto Forms, Will Bring Heavy Rain to U.S.

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    EDT update . Winds on Saturday night and Sunday will be in the 20 to 25 miles per hour range as Alberto gains strength in the northern Gulf. Forecasters from the US-based National Hurricane Center ( NHC ) have said there is a 90% chance tropical storm Alberto will develop the within the next five days.
  • Judge orders man to move out of parents' house

    Judge orders man to move out of parents' house

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    Rotondo would have to move out, the judge ruled. He also ordered adult protective services to investigate the situation. But he won't leave without a legal fight. Another message urged him to either fix his auto , a Volkswagen Passat, or take it down off of the "ramps" that it was on at the Rotondos' house. There, he again lambasted the judge's eviction order and vowed to appeal.
  • Landslide to lift Irish abortion ban

    Landslide to lift Irish abortion ban

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    Back then, 67% of voters had supported a constitutional ban on abortion. The referendum Friday will decide whether the eighth amendment of the constitution is repealed, which would open the way for more liberal legislation. I hope that today Ireland will vote yes for that freedom. Campaigning was not allowed on Friday, but Dublin was still filled with signs and banners urging citizens to vote "yes" or "no".
  • Shots Fired At Trump's Miami Golf Course, One Arrested

    Shots Fired At Trump's Miami Golf Course, One Arrested

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    One officer received an unspecified injury, officials said. Police respond to The Trump National Doral resort after reports of a shooting inside the resort Friday, May 18, 2018 in Doral, Fla . Police were notified of an "active shooter" about 1:30 a.m., Doral Police Chief Hernan Organvidez told news reporters. Trump's son Eric thanked police in a tweet Friday morning.
  • Angry customer allegedly poops on floor, throws it at restaurant worker

    Angry customer allegedly poops on floor, throws it at restaurant worker

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    The woman was shown arguing with a cashier at the restaurant, then pulling down her trousers and defecating right there in the restaurant before throwing the excrement at the employee, who quickly moved away, The Daily Mail reported . Langley RCMP Corp. Holly Largy confirmed that the RCMP received a complaint. A statement from a Tim Hortons representative acknowledged the incident and offered some context to the company's restroom policies.
  • Michigan St. settles with Nassar victims for $500M

    Michigan St. settles with Nassar victims for $500M

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    These defendants include "USA Gymnastics; the U.S. Olympic Committee; Twistars, a local gym where Nassar saw patients on a weekly basis; and specific individuals at some of those institutions". The MSU board issued a separate statement in which it apologized to the victims and their families, while also acknowledging the "need for change on our campus and in our community around sexual assault awareness and prevention".
  • 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.