• Qatar bans goods from UAE, Saudi as embargo anniversary…
Qatar bans goods from UAE, Saudi as embargo anniversary…

Bahrain sees no resolution in sight to a diplomatic row between Qatar and its neighbours, which cut diplomatic and trade ties with the Gulf Arab state almost a year ago. Products from certain countries are no longer permitted in Qatar. "Out of all the Gulf countries, we have the most historical disagreements with Qatar, but we are always trying t...

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  • Cohen Judge Says Avenatti’s ‘Publicity Tour’ Could Taint a Jury
Cohen Judge Says Avenatti’s ‘Publicity Tour’ Could Taint a Jury

The feds, meanwhile, say they have turned over to Cohen everything they seized in an April FBI raid on his resident, office and hotel room , with the exception of materials from two Blackberries and the contents of a shredder so they can review the materials for privileged documents that should be off-limits to the feds.

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  • Trump Slams 'Phony Sources' for Briefing Attended by Multiple Media Outlets
Trump Slams 'Phony Sources' for Briefing Attended by Multiple Media Outlets

The news story stated that the canceled U.S. Mr. Trump himself said Friday morning that he was hopeful again that there might still be a meeting on June 12 with the North Koreans. -North Korea summit in Singapore, if reinstated, would not be held on June 12, as it would be "impossible", because of the short time frame. If you actually go ...

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  • Puerto Rico Hurricane Death Toll Over 70X Greater Than Official Count
Puerto Rico Hurricane Death Toll Over 70X Greater Than Official Count

According to the island's electric authority, 13,000 customers remained without electricity on May 29. The official death toll from 2005's Hurricane Katrina is 1,833. Past research from organizations including the World Health Organization and Sustainable Energy for All have discussed the concrete link between electricity access and health.

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  • Storm Alberto maintains strength as it approaches Gulf Coast
Storm Alberto maintains strength as it approaches Gulf Coast

Subtropical storm Alberto has fizzled into a subtropical depression as it rolled into Alabama , however forecasters warned of potentially unsafe flash floods even as winds dropped to 48km/h. Alabama's largest electrical utility says about 20,000 homes and businesses are without power as Alberto moves through the state. As Alberto's center ...

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  • Top North Korean official arrives in New York for talks on summit
Top North Korean official arrives in New York for talks on summit

Top North Korean official Kim Yong Chol was en route to NY on Wednesday to meet Secretary of State Mike Pompeo for high-level talks. A new Central Intelligence Agency assessment found that North Korea has no plans to fully denuclearize despite vowing to do so during a summit with South Korea and as the United States continues to work to...

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  • Fire rips through Germany's largest theme park, thousands evacuated
Fire rips through Germany's largest theme park, thousands evacuated

Dramatic images of the raging fire were widely captured by visitors to the theme park in Rust, southwestern Germany and shared on social media. The Scandinavian theme area has already been evacuated, the amusement park said . He added that the Iceland, Portugal, Luxembourg Place and Colonial House sections of the park didn't sustain any damage...

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  • Man Found Crushed by Rock After Vesuvius Eruption
Man Found Crushed by Rock After Vesuvius Eruption

From initial tests, archaeologists believe the man, who survived the early stages of the eruption, went looking for shelter along an alley that was later filled high with lava. The man and child were just two of thousands of people thought to have perished in the catastrophic Mount Vesuvius explosion that took place almost 2,000 years ago, burying ...

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  • Kremlin critic Bill Browder released after arrest in Spain
Kremlin critic Bill Browder released after arrest in Spain

He also shared a copy of the arrest warrant from the National Police Force Directorate General informing him of his right to remain silent, obtain a lawyer and call his family. In October, Interpol rejected Russia's request to arrest Browder, telling member states to ignore an attempt by Moscow to pursue the fund manager through the organization.

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  • Russian Journalist Shows Up to Dispel Reports of His Own Murder
Russian Journalist Shows Up to Dispel Reports of His Own Murder

Arkady Babchenko , a Russian and fierce anti-Kremlin journalist, was fatally shot in Kiev on Tuesday, Ukrainian police said . Ukraine's prime minister, foreign minister, the European Union, the United States and the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe were among the many to condemn Babchenko's reported murder.

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  • Alberto causes landslides to North Carolina after killing 2
Alberto causes landslides to North Carolina after killing 2

Richelle Bailey, spokeswoman for McDowell County's emergency management department, said state engineers were examining the dam on Wednesday morning. Officials had said water was spilling around the sides of the dam which triggered the landslides, according to FOX Carolina .

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  • Italian president asks economist Carlo Cottarelli to form interim government
Italian president asks economist Carlo Cottarelli to form interim government

Lo stato, sono io. The agreement to form a populist coalition came after weeks of fruitless negotiations following the results of the March 4 elections , which did not give any party an outright majority. Similar insults accompanied the Greek crisis three years ago, but few paid attention. Even a normally moderate commentator, Federico Fub...

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  • Trump Says He Regrets Choosing Jeff Sessions for Attorney General
Trump Says He Regrets Choosing Jeff Sessions for Attorney General

He said not only is "SpyGate" a bogus conspiracy, but the attacks on the Federal Bureau of Investigation are unwarranted and Gowdy happens to be "afflicted with the disease of being honest". The president quoted the SC lawmaker at length in the tweets . Gowdy was responding to a question about whether Trump may have obstructed justice in reporte...

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  • Iran should be denied any military presence in Syria
Iran should be denied any military presence in Syria

Jordan also passed the messages to Syrian and Russian officials. Lavrov told reporters in Moscow that "the agreement on forming a de-escalation area in southwestern Syria envisaged the eventual withdrawal of all non-Syrian forces from this part of Syria".

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  • Russian Journalist Reported Killed In Ukraine Turns Up Alive
Russian Journalist Reported Killed In Ukraine Turns Up Alive

Babchenko's death follows those of prominent Russian journalist Pavel Sheremet , killed in a vehicle bomb in Kiev in 2016, and ex-Russian lawmaker Denis Voronenkov, who was shot dead in the city in 2017. "Putin's regime takes aim at those who can not be broken or intimidated", Anton Gerashchenko, a Ukrainian politician and adviser to the Interio...

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  • MH370: Indian Ocean search for missing jet ends
MH370: Indian Ocean search for missing jet ends

It can not continue forever. "The coverage area is a vast one but we have yet to find any evidence", Mahathir told a press conference after chairing the Cabinet meeting on Wednesday. The official search was extremely hard because no transmissions were received from the aircraft after its first 38 minutes of flight. Systems created to automatically ...

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  • Fast lava from Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano closes highway
Fast lava from Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano closes highway

Lava from Hawaii's erupting Kilauea volcano has covered a potentially explosive well at a geothermal power station. Hawaii Electric Light Co. Authorities on Tuesday advised residents to minimize exposure to avoid irritation to skin and eyes and breathing problems. Operator Ormat Technologies Inc last week said there was no above-groun...

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  • Pompeii Man Had a Really, Really Bad Day 2,000 Years Ago
Pompeii Man Had a Really, Really Bad Day 2,000 Years Ago

It's not terribly hard to imagine that a man struggling to walk would also have struggled to evacuate from the city - and then struggled to flee when the situation grew dire. "Beyond the emotional impact of these discoveries, the possibility of comparing these finds (.) contributes to an increasingly precise story of the history and civilization of...

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  • Top Putin critic freed after being detained in Spain on Russian warrant
Top Putin critic freed after being detained in Spain on Russian warrant

Going to the police station right now, ' he tweeted this morning. The Spanish national police told Business Insider the arrest came a search and seizure warrant from Interpol, a global agency which facilitates requests by police forces to share information or make arrests in other countries.

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  • Russian journalist Babchenko, critic of Kremlin, shot dead in Ukraine
Russian journalist Babchenko, critic of Kremlin, shot dead in Ukraine

Arkady Babchenko , 41, died of his wounds in an ambulance after his wife found him covered in his blood in their home, police said , adding they suspected the murder was due to Babchenko's professional activities. Ukrainian experts inspect the damaged auto of dead journalist Pavel Sheremet in Kiev , Ukraine, in July 2016. Ukrainian law enfo...

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  • Spanish police arrest Bill Browder at Russian arrest warrant
Spanish police arrest Bill Browder at Russian arrest warrant

Browder was taken into custody at his hotel in Madrid just before an 11 a.m. meeting he had planned with Spanish prosecutor Jose Grinda about a money laundering case tied to the fraud uncovered by his lawyer and accountant Sergei Magnitsky, who died in a Russian prison in 2009.

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  • Ex-EDL leader Tommy Robinson jailed at Leeds court
Ex-EDL leader Tommy Robinson jailed at Leeds court

He told her: "Many of our viewers may have watched your activities in the past year and a half and think you have treated your sister Meghan in a very shabby way". And as Judge Marson told Robinson, the retrial could cost hundreds of thousands of pounds. The judge had warned him then he should expect to go to prison if he committed further offenc...

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  • Televangelist says God told him he needs 4th private plane
Televangelist says God told him he needs 4th private plane

He claimed his Jesse Duplantis Ministry had paid cash for three private jets and had been "just burning them up for the Lord Jesus Christ". He is the latest aircraft-seeking preacher to draw raised eyebrows and outright condemnation from critics who say asking for a multimillion dollar luxury jet is not exactly what Jesus meant when he said "...

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  • Israel launches new airstrikes against Palestinians
Israel launches new airstrikes against Palestinians

No Palestinian casualties were reported. Khalil al-Hayya, a senior Hamas official, claims Egyptian mediators intervened "after the resistance succeeded in warding off the aggression". Still, Kuwait, a non-permanent council member that represents Arab countries, is hoping to win a high number of votes in favor of its proposal to highlight Washingt...

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  • U.S. Navy: Chinese warships maneuvered in
U.S. Navy: Chinese warships maneuvered in "unprofessional" manner

His comments came after the two U.S. warships sailed close to the Paracel Islands, north of the Spratlys, promoting an angry response from China, which claims to have sent ships and aircraft to counter the U.S. China's claim over the South China Sea is different from its neighbors' interpretations. Mattis says Beijing hasn't abided by its promise...

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