• Pastor killed by crocodile during water baptism
Pastor killed by crocodile during water baptism

Fisherman and residents attempted to save him, but police said they were unsuccessful, according to the BBC . The crocodile escaped as the group used fishing nets to prevent it from taking the pastor's lifeless body. Experts believe they carry out more than 300 attacks on humans in Africa every year. Numerous victims are people washing clothes o...

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  • Kelly Sadler, White House aide who insulted John McCain, is out
Kelly Sadler, White House aide who insulted John McCain, is out

McCain, who is battling an aggressive form of brain cancer, said in his new book : "I don't know how much longer I'll be here", but he has remained politically engaged during his treatment. The president, who very rarely says sorry, did not demand an apology - even though other aides said Sadler should. McCain - a Navy officer who was captured i...

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  • Guatemala volcano: almost 200 missing, 75 dead
Guatemala volcano: almost 200 missing, 75 dead

He also assured his closeness to the wounded and to those who are "working tirelessly to help the victims while asking the Lord to "bestow upon them all the gifts of solidarity, spiritual serenity and Christian hope". Hundreds have been injured, and the death toll is expected to continue to rise, as rescue workers have not been able to identify all...

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  • First lady stays behind on Trump's Camp David weekend
First lady stays behind on Trump's Camp David weekend

Before her hospitalization, the first lady unveiled "Be Best", her official platform aimed at teaching children the importance of healthy living and responsible social media use, in a Rose Garden ceremony. Has there ever been less scrutiny of a modern First Lady? "It's probably why she doesn't look real happy every day-well, maybe one reason", he s...

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  • Lava from Kilauea volcano destroys Hawai'i County mayor's home
Lava from Kilauea volcano destroys Hawai'i County mayor's home

Authorities say the Kilauea Volcano on Hawaii's Big Island has destroyed at least 117 homes. Janet Snyder said Tuesday that hundreds of homes were lost Monday night in Kapoho Beach Lots and Vacationland. Kim and Okabe live in Hilo, the county's seat, which is more than an hour drive from the Kapoho area. Governor David Ige signed a second suppl...

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  • Guatemala says 192 people missing after eruption
Guatemala says 192 people missing after eruption

Guatemala's disaster agency has ordered new evacuations from areas around the Volcano of Fire because of increased volcanic activity that raises the threat of further flows of searingly hot gases and ash. It warned civil aviation authorities to closely monitor and take precautions regarding air traffic. Rescuers, police and journalists hurried t...

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  • Vladimir Putin: I Speak With President Trump 'Regularly Talk' on Phone
Vladimir Putin: I Speak With President Trump 'Regularly Talk' on Phone

According to Presidential aide Yuri Ushakov, during Putin's visit to Vienna a number of bilateral documents will be signed: a protocol on amending the Russian-Austrian convention on avoiding double taxation with respect to taxes on income and capital; Memorandum of Understanding between the Ministry of Economic Development of Russia and the Feder...

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  • USA first lady Melania Trump to skip G7, North Korea summit
USA first lady Melania Trump to skip G7, North Korea summit

The White House announced four days later that his wife had been hospitalized to treat a kidney condition. A year ago Melania joined her husband in Taormina, Italy, for a G7 meeting where she famously wore a $51,000 Dolce & Gabbana jacket.

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  • Scathing obituary says Minnesota woman
Scathing obituary says Minnesota woman "will not be missed"

Although the Redwood Falls Gazette declined to comment on the wayward obituary for Minnesota Public Radio , Dwight Dehmlow said Kathleen's son Jay is the one who submitted it. "She will not be missed by (her children), and they understand this world is a better place without her". A family confirmed "evil does in fact die" in writing an obituary...

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  • United States official charged with taking US$800,000 from Chinese
United States official charged with taking US$800,000 from Chinese

Ron Rockwell Hansen, 58, of Syracuse, was arrested Saturday by federal agents just as he was preparing to board a flight in Seattle to China , U.S. Attorney for Utah John Huber said in a prepared statement Monday. "On the other hand, revealed details of this lengthy investigation reflect effective performance and dedication on the part of the ...

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  • Guatemala's Fuego Volcano Erupts, Leaves Dozens Dead
Guatemala's Fuego Volcano Erupts, Leaves Dozens Dead

In this case, the adjacent Cocos Plate is subducting under the Caribbean Plate, according to a 2017 report from the Complutense University of Madrid. Photos of the village show bodies partially buried in ash. " Conred [the country's disaster agency] never told us to leave". "They are taking away our opportunity to say goodbye".

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  • Russian Federation probe: Trump claims 'absolute right' to pardon himself
Russian Federation probe: Trump claims 'absolute right' to pardon himself

Giuliani also said over the weekend that the President "probably" has the power to pardon himself, but said on NBC's Meet the Press that it would be "unthinkable" for him to do so. Giuliani, one of his lawyers, told HuffPost that Trump is essentially immune from prosecution while in office, and could even have shot the former Federal Bureau...

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  • California, New Jersey voters set stage for USA congressional elections
California, New Jersey voters set stage for USA congressional elections

Democrats must wrest at least 23 seats from Republican hands to seize control of the House for the second half of Trump's first term. National Democrats have spent more than $7 million trying to avoid that fate in districts opened by Republican Ed Royce and Darrell Issa's retirements and in the district where Republican Rep.

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  • Death toll from Guatemala volcano eruption rises to 25
Death toll from Guatemala volcano eruption rises to 25

A view of an eruption of the Fuego volcano in Alotenango, Sacatepequez, Guatemala , 03 June 2018. Among the fatalities were four people, including a disaster agency official, killed when lava set a house on fire in El Rodeo village, National Disaster Coordinator Sergio Cabanas said.

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  • Passenger dies of injuries in tour bus crash
Passenger dies of injuries in tour bus crash

Four more victims are still in grave condition in area hospitals after the bus collided with a rock cut along a stretch of the westbound lanes of the highway. The hospital in nearby Brockville said on Twitter that it had received five patients, all in critical condition. "We have a Mandarin translator onsite to support them", it added in a pos...

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  • Khamenei orders uranium enrichment preparations as Iran nuclear deal frays
Khamenei orders uranium enrichment preparations as Iran nuclear deal frays

He called the accord (which saw Iran curbing its nuclear military program in exchange for the lifting of global sanctions) deeply flawed and wanted a deal that would both limit Tehran's ballistic missile program and its increasing influence in regional affairs.

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  • Georgia Officer Caught on Body-Cam Hitting Suspect with Patrol Car
Georgia Officer Caught on Body-Cam Hitting Suspect with Patrol Car

As another officer exited the patrol auto to speak to Patmon, the suspect fled and was pursued by the officer on foot, while Saulters tried to pursue the suspect with the vehicle, according to a statement posted on the police department's Facebook page .

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  • Ahead of U.S. summit, North Korea fires military leadership
Ahead of U.S. summit, North Korea fires military leadership

Trump responded by calling Kim "Little Rocket Man" and threatening to "totally destroy" his nation. So, why are Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un talking now? He was among those involved in the purge and execution of Kim Jong Un's powerful uncle, Jang Song Thaek, in December 2013.

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  • Trump disinvites Eagles from White House Super Bowl celebration
Trump disinvites Eagles from White House Super Bowl celebration

The NFL recently fell in line with Trump's view, banning kneeling on the field during the anthem and saying if players wanted to protest they would have to do it in the changing rooms. "I will have @Wawa coffee waiting". "Hey @realdonaldtrump it's one thing to be wrong on policy, but to take on my @Eagles is a whole new level". In addition, t...

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  • US ambassador: Any Trump-Putin summit ‘would be a ways off’
US ambassador: Any Trump-Putin summit ‘would be a ways off’

The meeting does not yet have a time or date for the summit, according to the report , but Ambassador John Huntsman has been working with the Kremlin to lay the necessary groundwork. Trump now is focusing on a planned June 12 summit in Singapore with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. President Trump has repeatedly expressed his desire for closer ...

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  • Man Killed When Car Plows Onto Baseball Field During Game
Man Killed When Car Plows Onto Baseball Field During Game

Douglas Parkhurst was killed Friday, June 1, after a vehicle driven by Carol Sharrow, 52, erratically drove through a fence and onto a baseball field while a youth game was in session at Goodall Park in Sanford . "We want to share our heartfelt gratitude that physically all of the players from Babe Ruth and Little League are safe and our deep so...

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  • Mueller says Manafort tried to tamper with witnesses, hide evidence
Mueller says Manafort tried to tamper with witnesses, hide evidence

Mueller III, said that Mr. Manafort tried to contact witnesses by phone and through an encrypted messaging program. "He had long-standing ties to Russia-backed politicians", DOJ attorney Michael Dreeben said about Manafort during a hearing connected to special counsel Robert Mueller's Russian Federation investigation.

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  • Some Breast Cancer Patients Can Skip Chemo Thanks To New Genetic Insight
Some Breast Cancer Patients Can Skip Chemo Thanks To New Genetic Insight

In the all-hands effort to harness the powers of the immune system to fight cancer, scientists have reported that a new approach has eliminated all evidence of advanced-stage breast cancer in a 49-year-old woman who had run out of treatment options.

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  • Lava from Hawaii volcano covers 8 square miles
Lava from Hawaii volcano covers 8 square miles

About a dozen people remain in the area, but it is not clear whether they are in neighbourhoods that are immediately threatened by lava, officials said. A stream of lava as wide as three football fields flowed over a highway near a key junction on the outskirts of Kapoho, a seaside community of private homes and vacation rentals rebuilt after a des...

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  • 'Volcano of Fire' Sends River of Lava Into Villages
'Volcano of Fire' Sends River of Lava Into Villages

The 3,763-meter (12,346-foot) volcano erupted early Sunday, spewing out towering plumes of ash and a hail of fiery rock fragments with scalding mud . Farmers covered in ash fled for their lives as civil defense staffers tried to relocate them to shelters during the event. Jorge Luis Altuve, part of Guatemala's mountain rescue brigade, told the...

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