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Dzerzhinsk explosion: Blast at Russian explosives factory injures 79

The blasts, around midday (0900 GMT) were heard all over the town of more than 230,000 residents and shock waves smashed or damaged windows in a...

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Philippines sends trash back to Canada

The Philippines said farewell to 1,500 tons of trash on Friday, which it sent back to Canada on a container ship. She added that all of the co...

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Human remains found during search for Maleah Davis in Arkansas

The Houston Police Department said a child's remains were found in the bag, but they would not confirm the child's identity. Community act...

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Huawei 'too close' to Chinese government to be trusted

After the bilateral meeting in Singapore , Wu Qian, China's defense ministry spokesman, told reporters that while the talks were constructive, ...

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China Plans Blacklist of US Technology Firms in Retaliation to Trade War

Huawei now relies heavily on outside suppliers in key areas from chipmaking to base stations and has said it imports about 30% of its componen...

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Pompeo responds cautiously to report of North Korea executions

Following a slew of reports that North Korea had executed a senior envoy who participated in the Hanoi peace summit with US President Donal...

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Dutch hostage held in Philippines killed in gun battle

A Dutch birdwatcher held by Islamic State-linked militants was killed Friday during a firefight between his kidnappers and soldiers in Jolo, acc...

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Mother and four children dead after horror highway crash

The truck driver was taken to Kingaroy Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. He earlier released a brief statement on Tuesday evening...

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New PNG leader looks to 'maximize gain' from resources sector

James Marape won the landslide backing of members of parliament and took over as the new prime minister of Papua New Guinea after weeks of pol...

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Palestinian teen shot dead by Israeli forces

Israel's reopened election season presents another stumbling block for Trump's Mideast peace process, which the Palestinians, citing the adminis...

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Boeing 737 Max 'may not fly until August'

The aircraft was grounded globally in March after two crashes within months. He said: "We clearly fell short and the implementation of this an...

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Woman Brutally Beaten And Trapped For Hours At Dominican Resort

In the social media post, Mrs Lawrence-Dale wrote: "How do you explain to your kids you were nearly killed by some random stranger and that "mum...

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1,036 illegal immigrants snared in single group in Texas

Large groups began appearing previous year in the southwestern corner of New Mexico known as the Bootheel and are increasingly common along th...

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Suspect in custody, multiple injured after active shooter situation in Virginia Beach

One of those injured is believed to be a Virginia Beach police officer who suffered non-life threatening injuries. "When the person said to ge...

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11-foot-long gator breaks into Florida home

The reptile was able to enter the home by crashing through a low window leading into the house. The homeowner told FOX 13 she woke up to noi...

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Negotiation, arbitration the civilised way to settle conflict, says Mahathir

Dr Mahathir also said trade wars are stupid. He added that a failure to negotiate could lead to military conflict. Mahathir Mohamad, speaking ...

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Canadian Wildfires Sending Smoke To Western Montana

Further north, the Chuckegg Creek fire, the largest in the province, was still about three kilometres southwest of High Level, where crews have ...

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China Maybe Regrets Backtracking on Trade Provisions

China responded by announcing that it would increase tariffs on $60 billion in American products on June 1, giving some room for a potential ...

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Ted Cruz and Ocasio-Cortez team up to combat corruption in Washington

It revealed that 60% of former legislators had taken jobs as lobbyists. Then the Republican senator made an offer: "The Swamp would hate it, ...

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Attorney General Barr says Mueller 'could've reached a decision' on obstruction

But speaking to reporters in front of the White House lawn before departing for a commencement ceremony in Colorado Springs, the president appea...

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Pakistani Army Officers Given Death, Jail Sentences for Espionage

Retired Lieutenant General Javed Iqbal was jailed for a life term, meaning he will serve 14 years in prison under Pakistani law. The trio were...

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South Africa's president names Cabinet that is 50% women

The main opposition Democratic Alliance also criticised the president for keeping Mabuza in what it called the first real test of Ramaphosa's to...

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Jeremy Corbyn: Public vote is only way out of Brexit crisis

Swinson, who served as a business minister in the coalition government, was tipped as a frontrunner to replace Cable when he announced his inten...

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Mexico also a target of United States trade bullying, says foreign ministry

U.S. President Donald Trump has said he plans to meet his counterpart, Xi Jinping, during the G20 summit, set for June 28-29 in Osaka, though Ch...

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Huawei cancels meetings with USA contacts, sends US workers home

The move, which does not single out any countries or companies, comes amid US-China tensions that have sharply escalated since Washington put Hu...

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Boy Who Fell Off Rollercoaster Yesterday Now In Critical Condition

A Yorkshire Ambulance Service spokesman said: "Yorkshire Ambulance Service received an emergency call just before 11.30am this morning to an inc...

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Netanyahu Shows off Trump's Map of Israel with Golan Heights

FILE - In this March 25, 2019 file photo, President Donald Trump smiles at Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu , right, after signing a p...

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North Korea’s US Envoy Executed Following Failed Trump-Kim Summit

Kim Hyok Chol had been negotiations counterpart to USA special representative for North Korea Stephen Biegun before the summit. The summit in ...

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European Union leaders task Tusk to find commission chief by June

Macron has proposed Denmark's Margrethe Vestager , the current European Union commissioner for fair competition, and France's own Michel Barni...

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Mitch McConnell Says He’ll Fill Any Supreme Court Vacancy in 2020

CNN's Chris Cillizza wrote an article titled, " Mitch McConnell's outrageous hypocrisy on a Supreme Court vacancy ". McConnell's campaign say...

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