• Syria state-run media reports US-led airstrike on army posts
Syria state-run media reports US-led airstrike on army posts

He spoke of the group's advances since the 2000 withdrawal. He underlined that Hezbollah is now much mightier than what it used to be in 2000 when it comes to manpower and possession of sophisticated weapons. Warplanes from the US-led coalition targeted two Syrian army positions in the eastern Syrian desert, a military media unit run by Leba...

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  • Gun 'flying through the air' lodges itself in car's bumper, authorities say
Gun 'flying through the air' lodges itself in car's bumper, authorities say

Trooper Guy Gill described the incident as a first. "Troopers recovered the firearm and turned it over to the Lakewood Police Department", according to the state patrol's Facebook. "It could have been thrown from a auto, it could have been on the road and another vehicle drove over it flinging it into the air, we just don't know", Gill told ABC N...

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  • Taiwan scrambles jets to intercept Chinese bombers
Taiwan scrambles jets to intercept Chinese bombers

Panama and São Tomé and Príncipe have also shut out Taipei in the interim, while Gambia , which cut ties with Taiwan in 2013, recognized China before Ms. Wu said that Taiwan can not compete with China's financial resources. Australian airline Qantas Airways (QAN.AX) said on Thursday that it has been given more time to clarify how it refer...

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  • Most powerful passport in the world....isn't Canadian
Most powerful passport in the world....isn't Canadian

According to the Index, Greeks can travel to 174 countries around the world without applying for a visa, while Japanese citizens can travel to 189. This article was researched and written by a GCT team member. This year's index surveyed 199 countries and their passports' accessibility to 227 different nations. This also makes the U.A.E. a str...

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  • Flags honor veterans for Memorial Day at Holy Cross Cemeter
Flags honor veterans for Memorial Day at Holy Cross Cemeter

When you add in 7,000 flags at the bottom of the columbarium's niche rows, that means they place 235,000 flags at a rate of 58,750 flags per hour. Farmington - Rambling River Park: A ceremony and unveiling of the veterans memorial will occur at 11:30 a.m.

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  • Britain threatens to pull European Union defense cooperation over Galileo project
Britain threatens to pull European Union defense cooperation over Galileo project

The deal will include the financial settlement as part of a legally-binding withdrawal agreement, plans for a post-Brexit transition period and a political agreement on the framework of the future economic and security partnership. The so-called "maximum facilitation" arrangement proposed by Brexit supporters to replace the customs union will not...

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  • Operators of Monmouth Park Say Sports Betting Delay Cost Them $139 Million
Operators of Monmouth Park Say Sports Betting Delay Cost Them $139 Million

Fresh from its victory in the Supreme Court last week, representatives from the New Jersey Thoroughbred Horsemen's Association (NJTHA) have filed a lawsuit against the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), claiming it cost the states racetracks nearly $150m in revenue by blocking the legalisation of sports betting .

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  • Sign up now for summer reading
Sign up now for summer reading

Additionally, awesome alphabet story times with Ms. Lisa Flanigan are happening Fridays and Saturdays at 11:30 am in June. A kick-off is scheduled for June 4 from 11 a.m. "There won't be any quizzes about the material that they read", she said. Giggles and guffaws will be yours ... well, until you have to return it. See you this summer for more rea...

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  • 15 people injured in explosion at Canadian restaurant
15 people injured in explosion at Canadian restaurant

There's "considerable" damage to the restaurant, said Evans, adding police have cordoned off as much as possible and it will take several hours to process the scene. The police released a photo of the suspects , and officials were examining video evidence and interviewing witnesses to try to find them. Mississauga is Canada's sixth-largest city, l...

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  • Injuries reported in middle school shooting
Injuries reported in middle school shooting

Danielle Sirilla, a spokeswoman for Indiana University Methodist Hospital said an adult was taken to the hospital while a teenager was taken to Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health nearby. The shooting in IN comes exactly one week after a Texas teenager gunned down nine student and a teacher in a bloody rampage at Santa Fe High School.

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  • Parents go to court to boot 30-year-old son from home
Parents go to court to boot 30-year-old son from home

The parents' lawyer, Anthony Adorante , told Syracuse.com that the couple has been having trouble with Michael and ran out of other options. But he argued that as a family member, he's entitled to six months more time. [Michael] noted that microphones placed by the media were on the lawyer's podium. He tried to take the podium up with him. Michael...

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  • Ireland's historic abortion referendum: What it means for the people
Ireland's historic abortion referendum: What it means for the people

But founder Mara Clarke, says they can not always help. Former IFA president and Meath farmer Eddie Downey said: "This is a very hard and emotive subject for the whole country and we are about to take a major step forward in caring for our women, and in dealing with a very hard situation".

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  • NOAA predicts near or above-normal 2018 Atlantic hurricane season
NOAA predicts near or above-normal 2018 Atlantic hurricane season

The National Weather Service forecast the system has an 80 percent chance to form into a subtropical or tropical depression by late Saturday while over the warm waters of the southeastern Gulf of Mexico. Maria devastated Puerto Rico and Dominica. In addition to the sheer number, the season also produced a number of long-lasting storms, includi...

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  • Ex-NAACP official Rachel Dolezal charged with welfare fraud
Ex-NAACP official Rachel Dolezal charged with welfare fraud

Money, according to the investigation , came from sales of Dolezal's autobiography as well as "the sale of her art, soaps, and handmade dolls". After a yearlong investigation, Dolezal - sorry, Nkechi Diallo , as she prefers - is facing charges of welfare fraud, perjury, and false verification for public assistance.

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  • Meghan Markle's Coat of Arms Shows She'll Always Be a California Girl
Meghan Markle's Coat of Arms Shows She'll Always Be a California Girl

Meghan worked closely with the College of Arms in London to create the design, Kensington Palace said , with three quills representing communication and the power of words. This may all seem rather traditional, but in gifting Meghan with her very own crest is a major break with royal tradition, People reports. In addition, it is customary...

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  • [Breaking] Trump says Kim summit could still go ahead June 12
[Breaking] Trump says Kim summit could still go ahead June 12

We are talking to them now. The detonation, which took place in the presence of dozens of global journalists but no independent experts, came after Kim Jong Un pledged to cease all nuclear and long-range missile tests last month. Russian president Vladimir Putin, a staunch Kim ally, said the North Korean leader had in fact done "everything that...

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  • Aussie grandmother sentenced to death by hanging
Aussie grandmother sentenced to death by hanging

Maria Exposto, found with crystal meth at Kuala Lumpur Airport in 2014, claims she was the victim of an online romance scam. Exposto contends that she was duped into transporting the drugs by her online boyfriend, who she had flown to Shanghai expecting to meet.

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  • Trump turns tables on Mueller investigation: Varney
Trump turns tables on Mueller investigation: Varney

Those individuals left before the substance of it. The top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, Rep. Adam Schiff , D-Calif., attended the briefings and called Flood's presence "completely inappropriate", a sentiment he did not hide from Flood during the briefings.

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  • Philadelphia sledgehammer attack caught on camera
Philadelphia sledgehammer attack caught on camera

Investigators said they are hoping that tidbit of information coupled with the surveillance video will result in a tip-call. The video, which was originally posted to YouTube but has since been removed, shows a red pickup truck follow a silver SUV into a parking lot.

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  • Man opens fire in restaurant, wounding 2, before bystander shoots him
Man opens fire in restaurant, wounding 2, before bystander shoots him

A person with a pistol confronted the gunman and fatally shot him, the cops said . Two people were shot. The victims who were shot have been taken to a hospital with serious injuries. They "have no reason to believe this is a terrorist type of incident", according to police spokesman Capt. All are in "good condition", according to the Oklahom...

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  • Baby girl dies in hot Nashville auto after dad 'forgets about her'
Baby girl dies in hot Nashville auto after dad 'forgets about her'

A baby is dead after she was left in a pickup in sweltering heat. According to the National Weather Service, temperatures in Nashville reached a high of 89 degrees on Wednesday, meaning the inside of the truck could have reached almost 120 degrees.

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  • Trump Weighs Tariffs On Imported Cars
Trump Weighs Tariffs On Imported Cars

Japan's minister of Economy, Trade and Industry, Hiroshige Seko, said Japan, which accounts for about 40 per cent of USA vehicle imports, will continue to remind US officials that any trade measures must conform to the rules of the World Trade Organization .

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  • Australia considers diplomatic action against Russian Federation over MH17 findings
Australia considers diplomatic action against Russian Federation over MH17 findings

Debris from the Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 which crashed over Ukraine lies on the ground near the village of Rozsypne in the Donetsk region, Ukraine, July 18, 2014. Al Jazeera's Rory Challands, reporting from Russia's second biggest city of St Petersburg, said the evidence provided by a Joint Investigation Team (JIT) led the Netherlands and Aus...

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  • Iran warns against any possible U.S. military action
Iran warns against any possible U.S. military action

He asked Europe to "make up for [its] silence" when the U.S. violated the 2015 deal, and to "stand up against the U.S. sanctions". Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei set out conditions on Wednesday for Iran to stay in the deal: unless Europe guarantees Iran's oil sales will not suffer, Tehran would resume enrichment activities that...

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  • Turnout high as voting begins in Ireland abortion referendum
Turnout high as voting begins in Ireland abortion referendum

The weather is not expected to affect the turnout. Photo: Brian Lawless/PA Wire Presiding Officer Carmel McBride and Garda Alan Gallagher carry the polling box onto Inishbofin, Co Donegal. The ballot paper does not refer to the fundamental point of the Bill, which is to delete the constitutional provision which recognises an equal right to life to...

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