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Hawaii volcano spews 9 km-high plume of ash

Hawaii volcano spews 9 km-high plume of ash

Broadcasting on local radio stations, Hawaii Civil Defense officials also warned that ash poses are the main health threat from the eruption. Authorities by afternoon said weak winds and rain meant ...

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Hearing restaurant workers speak Spanish sends NY lawyer on racist rant

Hearing restaurant workers speak Spanish sends NY lawyer on racist rant

Witnesses told WPIX a man in a white button-down shirt complained to a manager about two employees taking lunch orders in Spanish. "I just looked at him and said, 'You're very ignorant, '" she said. V...

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2 die as school bus overturns on New Jersey highway

2 die as school bus overturns on New Jersey highway

The injured were transported to six different hospitals, and some are undergoing surgery. Police declined to release details about how the crash happened, but it occurred on a stretch of highway, ju...

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Suspect shot after firing handgun in Trump golf club lobby

Suspect shot after firing handgun in Trump golf club lobby

A man has been arrested after reportedly exchanging gunfire with police in a hotel lobby at Trump National Doral Golf Club near Miami. "For my part, they in all probability saved a hell of quite a l...

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Trump gambles on different path to rein in Iran's nuclear ambitions

Trump gambles on different path to rein in Iran's nuclear ambitions

China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi said Zarif's tour would improve understanding of Iran's position and help Tehran protect its legitimate interests. President Donald Trump's announcement on Tuesd...

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Florida man dies after vape pen explodes, sends projectiles into his head

Florida man dies after vape pen explodes, sends projectiles into his head

In an incredibly weird twist, a 38-year-old Florida man has died due to what authorities are calling a "projectile wound of the head" which was caused by his vape device. Experts fault the lithium i...

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Packers not expected to pursue WR Dez Bryant

Packers not expected to pursue WR Dez Bryant

Except some guy named Dez Bryant . Speaking on The Adam Schefter Podcast (h/t Zach Kruse of USA Today ), Witten offered his prediction: "I think he's going to end up going to the Green Bay Pa...

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Indonesia police shoot dead three men after attack on Riau HQ

Indonesia police shoot dead three men after attack on Riau HQ

This week's attacks are the worst in the world's biggest Muslim-majority country since the bombing of tourist-packed restaurants in Bali in 2005. "Two police officers were wounded in the arms and he...

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FBI has probed ex-CIA employee over leak of hacking tools

FBI has probed ex-CIA employee over leak of hacking tools

Court documents suggest that Schulte was aware of the images and had warned one user not to "put anything too illegal on there". In documents, prosecutors allege that they found a large cache of chi...

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Former Malaysian Dy PM Anwar Ibrahim released, PM Mahathir arranges pardon

Former Malaysian Dy PM Anwar Ibrahim released, PM Mahathir arranges pardon

Dr Mahathir personally ordered travel restrictions on Mr Najib on Saturday after news spread that the latter was about to fly off to Jakarta for a break. "The joy is similar to when South Africans cel...

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Why NC teachers marching in Raleigh Wednesday will still be paid

Why NC teachers marching in Raleigh Wednesday will still be paid

Were I still working with student teachers, I would be urging them not to seek jobs in your state. Besides aged computer equipment at school, none of them have brought home a textbook all year, with t...

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Blast at California building that killed 1 may have been intentional

Blast at California building that killed 1 may have been intentional

The explosion blew siding off the walls, exposing insulation and framing. A woman was killed and at least three other people were injured Tuesday in an explosion and fire at a medical building in Al...

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Egyptians to start Ramadan fasting on Thursday

Egyptians to start Ramadan fasting on Thursday

The UAE has yet to make a formal announcement and the Abu Dhabi Judicial Department urged the public to wait for an official announcement from the UAE's Moon-sighting committee before spreading rumour...

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North Korea Appears to Be Shutting Down Its Nuke-Testing Site

North Korea Appears to Be Shutting Down Its Nuke-Testing Site

What President Trump has demanded is the total elimination of the country's nuclear program - a process North Korea says is already under way. This is the first time that the USA government mentione...

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President Trump, AG Sessions to speak at National Peace Officers' Memorial Service

President Trump, AG Sessions to speak at National Peace Officers' Memorial Service

The proclamation said officers killed in the line of duty were honored during the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund's 30th Annual Candlelight Vigil on May 13 as part of National Pol...

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Parents deny abuse allegations after 10 children removed from California home

Parents deny abuse allegations after 10 children removed from California home

Police said earlier Monday that the 10 children had been removed from the home March 31 after Rogers reported her oldest child was missing. Fairfield police located the boy asleep under a bush and r...

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North Korea threatens to cancel meeting with Trump

North Korea threatens to cancel meeting with Trump

It said the dismantling would take place between May 23 and 25. The news of another China-North Korea powwow came just as Japanese media reported that North Korea expressed a lack of trust in th...

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Start your engines: Putin driving truck, opens newly-built Crimean Bridge

Start your engines: Putin driving truck, opens newly-built Crimean Bridge

The Russian president attended the symbolic opening ceremony on Tuesday, dressed in jeans and a windbreaker, instead of his usual business suit. The Ukrainian Foreign Ministry stressed that Ukraine...

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Christie lauds Supreme Court decision on sports betting

Christie lauds Supreme Court decision on sports betting

Gaming industry experts have predicted that many states, including California, would authorize betting on sports if given a chance to do so. " PASPA "regulates state governments" regulation' of t...

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Donnelly Becomes 2nd Democrat To Support CIA Nominee Haspel

Donnelly Becomes 2nd Democrat To Support CIA Nominee Haspel

During her Senate confirmation hearing, Haspel faced tough questions about the part she played in the post-9/11 Bush administration torture regime, specifically her roles overseeing a "black site" i...

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Romney: Pastor Who Prayed At Embassy Opening A 'Religious Bigot'

Romney: Pastor Who Prayed At Embassy Opening A 'Religious Bigot'

Pastor Robert Jeffress , one of President Trump's most devoted supporters and defenders, said during a Dove TV interview on Thursday that he is going to be delivering the opening prayer on Monday...

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Another Democratic Senator Announces Support For CIA Nominee Gina Haspel

Another Democratic Senator Announces Support For CIA Nominee Gina Haspel

In an interview Thursday on Bloomberg Daybreak, Portman predicted "a tight vote" on the Senate floor, adding it was unfortunate "because I think she deserves more support than she's than she's goi...

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Gaza protesters killed ahead of U.S. embassy event in Jerusalem

Gaza protesters killed ahead of U.S. embassy event in Jerusalem

Demonstrators, some armed with slingshots, hurled stones at the Israeli security forces, who fired volleys of tear gas and intense rounds of gunfire. "Today we are here to send a message to Israel a...

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Joe Biden supports John McCain after 'dying' comment from White House aide

Joe Biden supports John McCain after 'dying' comment from White House aide

Press secretary Sarah Sanders scolded her staff Friday for the derogatory comment about Sen. In the meeting with communications staffers, Sanders called the comment by special assistant Kelly Sadle...

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Ederson Signs New Manchester City Contract Until 2025

Ederson Signs New Manchester City Contract Until 2025

If City maintain their remarkable consistency from this season, there is little hope of a title race next season and ominously the free-spending champions look set to add to a squad that has already c...

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Hawaii asks Trump to declare state of disaster for volcano eruption

Hawaii asks Trump to declare state of disaster for volcano eruption

But on Thursday night, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park closed to the public and will remain closed indefinitely. A suburban Atlanta police officer resigned after his department said he used foul ...

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Trump's Iran Withdrawal Has Oil Shippers in Limbo Over Insurance

Trump's Iran Withdrawal Has Oil Shippers in Limbo Over Insurance

Iran's foreign minister will embark on a diplomatic tour to try to salvage the nuclear deal amid high tensions following the USA withdrawal and global fears over reports of unprecedented clashes wi...

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David Goodall: How Australia's Oldest Scientist Ended His Own Life Aged 104

David Goodall: How Australia's Oldest Scientist Ended His Own Life Aged 104

Goodall, a world-renowned botanist, reportedly died at 10am on Thursday in a euthanasia clinic at an undisclosed location. Assisted suicide has been legal in Switzerland since the 1940s if perform...

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Former PM Najib, wife blacklisted from leaving Malaysia

Former PM Najib, wife blacklisted from leaving Malaysia

Speaking to Malaysian media, sources close to Najib had dismissed claims he was fleeing, saying he just wanted to go on a break after a grueling election campaign. Mahathir is expected to announce his...

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Shooting reported at California high school, sheriff says

Shooting reported at California high school, sheriff says

Deputies say a 14-year-old suspect was taken into custody after the shooting. About a half hour after the Highland calls, gunshots were reported at the Manzanita Elementary School, located about se...

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Bank of England maintains policy rate

Bank of England maintains policy rate

Since he joined the BoE in 2013, Carney has signaled several times that the time was nearing for rates to rise from the historic low of 0.5 percent they reached during the 2008-09 financial crisis, on...

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In the area of Alaska

In the area of Alaska "spotted" Russian planes

In January, another Russian fighter jet came within five feet of a USA spy plane over the Black Sea. The officers requested anonymity as a result of they weren't approved to debate that portion of the...

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Pompeo: US to help North Korea economy if it gives up nukes

Pompeo: US to help North Korea economy if it gives up nukes

The comments came three days after the USA president announced he would violate the worldwide nuclear deal with Iran which imposed strict curbs on Tehran's nuclear programme in return for sanction...

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Is US being conned by Kim Jong Un?

Is US being conned by Kim Jong Un?

As foreign investors and global corporations begin to prepare for the possibility of investing in a Kim-ruled, non-nuclear North Korea, allies of the rogue state like China are beginning to suggest ...

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Logan County under severe thunderstorm watch until 7 pm

Logan County under severe thunderstorm watch until 7 pm

Some of these storms could be severe, with damaging winds and large hail possible, along with heavy rain. Storms will quickly clear to the east of our area around sunset and the focus will then turn...

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