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Retired teacher critiques "appalling" letter signed by Trump

Among the most prominent mistakes in the president's letter were multiple instances of improper capitalization of common nouns such as "presid...

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Official 'heartbroken' by flood devastation in Md.'s Ellicott City

The nonprofit Ellicott City Partnership set up a website, HelpEllicottCity.com, to accept donations for businesses, residents and property own...

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Largest German theme park evacuated as fire burns through rides

Nobody was hurt in the mass evacuation but seven firefighters were injured while trying to put out the blaze at Europa-Park, in the south west...

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Maryland floods: 'Extreme danger' warning

The National Weather Service said a flash flood warning has been issued for the area through Sundya evening, calling it an "extremely unsafe s...

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Some analysts think Kim Jong-un desperately needs a deal with Trump

He announced on Thursday that he was withdrawing from the scheduled June summit in Singapore, nixed after comments by a North Korean official ...

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Moon Jae-in says North Korea is still committed to United States summit

A flag is pictured outside the Permanent Mission of North Korea in Geneva, Switzerland, November 17, 2017. After meeting with Trump in Washing...

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Italy's Populist Parties, on Precipice of Power, Fail to Form Government

Italy's president summoned Prime Minister-designate Giuseppe Conte to his office on Sunday in a move that could break a long-running political ...

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Gunman who shot 3 at Oklahoma City restaurant killed by armed bystanders

Thursday, including a young girl. As the gunman ran from the scene, two bystanders got their own handguns from the trunks of their vehicles, t...

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U.S. warships sail near South China Sea islands claimed by Beijing

For years, the U.S. military has insisted that its operations are carried out throughout the world, including in areas claimed by their allies, ...

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Danica Patrick's auto racing career ends with Indianapolis 500 crash

Ahead of Sunday's race , Patrick had a four lap average of about 228 miles per hour, earning her a top spot, starting in 7th at the beginning o...

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Hawaii: Kilauea volcano erupts again, spews ash up to 12,000 feet

The number of structures destroyed by Kilauea's volcanic lava climbed to 82 on Friday, up from 50 earlier this week, as firefighters go door-to-...

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Russian military personnel killed in clashes in Syria's Deir el-Zour

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the jihadists had targeted a group of Syrian and allied Russian fighters near the town of Mayadeen ...

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Democrats say briefings did not support Trump's claim of Federal Bureau of Investigation 'spy'

Trump's demand for an investigation followed news reports that the FBI used an informant to make contact with members of his campaign, only ...

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Giuseppe Conte surrenders mandate to form new Italian government

The law professor set to become Italy's next head of government has confirmed the country's place in the European Union and global affairs. It...

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USA warships sail near disputed South China Sea islands

Washington has slammed China over the moves, and been carrying out "freedom of navigation" patrols in defiance of Beijing. The deployment, dis...

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Rudy Giuliani admits 'Spygate' is Trump PR tactic against Robert Mueller

Of note was the former NY mayor's response to whether he could say with certainty there was no collusion. Speaking with CNN's Dana Bash , who...

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Boy, 13, charged over death of schoolgirl UK News

His mother, father and grandfather were in the small courtroom for the hearing. He made no reply when charged. The boy, wearing a black jumper...

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IDF: 4 Palestinians crossed Gaza border

Israel's military confirmed the strike, saying it targeted an observation post in response to a bomb that had been placed next to the border fen...

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Korea: North's Kim Still Committed to Summit

Trump signaled that preparations for a June 12 summit with Kim were going ahead, despite having called it off last week, and a White House team ...

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Four Russian soldiers killed in Syria skirmishes, Kremlin says

Two military advisers died on the spot, while two others succumbed to their wounds in a hospital, the statement added. The ministry said 43 in...

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U.S. may recognize Israel's sovereignty over Golan Heights

F-35s deployed overseas usually feature their typical four radar reflectors: to exaggerate their real RCS (Radar Cross Section) and negate t...

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Tentative Deal: ZTE Will Pay Fine, Hire U.S. Compliance, Fire Management

The deal, arranged by the Commerce Department, requires ZTE to pay a substantial fine, hire American compliance officers and change its manageme...

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Netherlands, Australia hold Russian Federation accountable for downing Malaysian flight

In all there were 17 nationalities on board including Australians, Britons, Malaysians and Indonesians. Russian President Vladimir Putin has...

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Amber Alert for 1-year-old boy after mother found dead

The child, 14-month-old Owen Hidalgo-Calderon, is a Hispanic male with short brown hair and brown eyes. Virts did not say why Reyes went to Atti...

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Trump still sees Jun 12 Singapore summit with Kim

Moon said he wished to hold a three-way summit with Trump and Kim should their upcoming bilateral summit succeed. Trump said talks regarding...

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Ken Starr says he understands advice against Trump sitting down with Mueller

To " witch hunt " and " fake news ", he has now added " Spygate " - his term for the FBI's reported use of an informant in the early days ...

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Talks on N Korea summit 'going very well'

North Korea's state news agency, KCNA, said the Korean leaders had agreed to "high-level" talks between the two countries on June 1. In Washin...

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Ireland Votes To Overturn Abortion Ban by a Landslide - Lauretta Brown

About 170,000 Irish women have travelled to the United Kingdom and other places for the procedure since 1980. A woman in Ireland celebrates th...

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North and South Korea leaders meet following a whirlwind 24-hours

South Korean presidential spokesman Yoon Young-chan said Moon will reveal details of his meeting with Kim on Sunday. "It's moving along very n...

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Tropical storm warning issued for part of Tampa Bay area

Alberto is expected to continue chugging in a north-northeastward direction Saturday, followed by a slower north-northwestward motion on Sunday...

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