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What about the release of those three USA citizens, all Korean-Americans, who had been imprisoned on the vaguest of charges, two of them arrested at the Pyongyang airport as they were about to leave after brief stints at the Pyongyang University of Science and Technology? Supporters stress that sometimes Trump's ambitious efforts do pay off, as with the massive tax cut bill he signed into law late past year.
  • Storms kill at least 40 in northern India

    Storms kill at least 40 in northern India

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    Reports pouring in from Uttar Pradesh said almost 100 houses were gutted in a fire which broke out due to lightning in Sambhal. More than a 100 people died in northern India on 4 May due to intense dust storms and heavy rains . Humidity during the morning hours was recorded at 60%, the official added. A powerful dust storm accompanied by rains on Sunday evening brought down the temperature in the national capital and adjoining areas, seriously disrupting air traffic and Metro ...
  • Menacé de toutes parts, le parc des Virunga interdit l'abattage d'arbres — RDC

    Menacé de toutes parts, le parc des Virunga interdit l'abattage d'arbres — RDC

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    Elles confirment seulement être en contact avec les dirigeants congolais concernant un incident qui implique deux Britanniques. Ils ont été kidnappés vendredi par des assaillants inconnus qui ont tué en donnant l'assaut une garde congolaise près de Goma dans le parc des Virunga, réserve naturelle d'espèces protégées classée au patrimoine mondial de l'Unesco.
  • Israeli defence chief hopes fighting with Iran in Syria over for now

    Israeli defence chief hopes fighting with Iran in Syria over for now

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    Israel's military says Iranian forces based in neighboring Syria fired about 20 projectiles at Israeli positions in the Golan Heights. Iran has neither directly confirmed or denied the allegation. Iranian state television reported that Syria had given a "crushing response". Israel captured the territory in the 1967 Mideast War and annexed it in 1981, but the world still considers it occupied.
  • Malaysia's former PM and wife barred from leaving country

    Malaysia's former PM and wife barred from leaving country

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    Mr Najib responded swiftly by saying he respected the department's ruling and would stay with his family in the country. In a historic election earlier this week, Najib's Barisan Nasional coalition, which has been in power since Malaysia's independence in 1957, lost to the Pakatan Harapan coalition led by Mahathir Mohamad , who has taken office as Prime Minister.
  • Homeland Security Denies Report That Secretary Drafted Resignation Letter

    Homeland Security Denies Report That Secretary Drafted Resignation Letter

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    Ms. Nielsen, who is a protégée of John F. Kelly, the White House chief of staff, has drafted a resignation letter but has not submitted it, according to two of the people. 1 person in the assembly said Trump railed in the whole Cabinet on what he said was deficiency of advancement keeping out illegal immigrants, " the occasions said.
  • Kelly on Undocumented Immigrants: 'They Don't Integrate Well, They Don't Have Skills'

    Kelly on Undocumented Immigrants: 'They Don't Integrate Well, They Don't Have Skills'

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    Kelly additionally told NPR that he spends up to eight hours a day with Trump and thinks he's a "super smart guy" who made the right move in withdrawing the USA from the Iran nuclear deal. "They don't integrate well; they don't have skills ". They don't speak English; obviously that's a big thing. Before he took on the role of chief of staff, Kelly was the secretary of the Department of Homeland Security.
  • Summit likely to be held in Singapore, not Panmunjom

    Summit likely to be held in Singapore, not Panmunjom

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    Officials have said initial exams showed them to be in relatively good health. Media reports said USA nationals Kim Hak-song, Kim Dong-chul and Tony Kim , who is also known as Kim Sang-duk, had been moved from a labor camp to a hotel on the outskirts of Pyongyang early last month.
  • Trump Says 5 'Most Wanted' ISIS Leaders Captured

    Trump Says 5 'Most Wanted' ISIS Leaders Captured

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    Iraq called the captured commanders of the Islamic state "one of the most wanted" leaders of the organization. A US national security official said there were no indications that the operation had captured Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of IS who has always been the coalition's top target.
  • Florida is an ideal fit for Ohio State transfer quarterback Joe Burrow

    Florida is an ideal fit for Ohio State transfer quarterback Joe Burrow

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    My teammates and coaches all know the love I feel for them. He managed to land Texas transfer Jevan Snead, but he didn't play a snap in Oxford until 2008 - the year after Orgeron was ousted. I think the ideal fit for Burrow, however, is with Dan Mullen and the Florida Gators. Burrow appeared in seven games in his career in nearly exclusively mop-up duty, passing for 287 yards and two touchdowns while rushing for 63 yards and another score.
  • Walmart confirms purchase of 77% of Flipkart in $16B deal

    Walmart confirms purchase of 77% of Flipkart in $16B deal

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    Even so, the company would retain clear majority ownership . Son was touting his company's gains from companies it had invested in. Wal-Mart is talking about buying about 70 percent stake in Indian company. The exit from Flipkart comes soon after Naspers raised $9.8 billion by selling a 2% stake in China's Tencent Holdings. "This is a time-consuming process and both these companies need patient capital to capture the online retail opportunity".
  • Senators force vote in an effort to restore net neutrality

    Senators force vote in an effort to restore net neutrality

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    Senate Democrats today filed a long-promised petition to prevent the repeal of net neutrality rules in a move that will force a vote of the full Senate by a deadline of June 12. Angus King (I-ME) and Sen. Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii. "People underestimate the passion of internet voters at their peril". Tumblr, Reddit, Pornhub and other companies are placing the Red Alert for Net Neutrality banners on their sites .
  • Suspected Israeli strike near Damascus kills nine pro-regime fighters

    Suspected Israeli strike near Damascus kills nine pro-regime fighters

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    The IDF announcement came moments before President Donald Trump announced the USA was pulling out of the worldwide deal to limit Iran's nuclear weapons program. An F-16 fighter jet takes off from Ramat David air force base . Israel has refused to confirm or deny that it was behind the attacks, though a senior official who briefed foreign journalists Sunday strongly suggested that it was.
  • Florida Mother, 2 Children die after auto hits alligator in SC

    Florida Mother, 2 Children die after auto hits alligator in SC

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    Amber Stanley, 24, was driving on Interstate 95 in SC around 1am when her 2011 Kia Soul struck the alligator crossing northbound lanes near the Interstate 26 exit, reports USA Today . The auto slammed right into a tree and burst into flames. Stanley's husband, Josh Stanley, informed CBS47 he was in Pennsylvania for work when his spouse and youngsters died.