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They counted not just direct deaths, but also those who died due to storm-related delays in medical treatment for injuries, infections, and chronic illness. Experts tell CNN it is hard to say with certainty whether a hurricane "caused" certain deaths, especially those that occurred because of the chaotic and unsafe conditions that have lingered for months in Puerto Rico.
  • North Korea and the art of diplomatic brinkmanship

    North Korea and the art of diplomatic brinkmanship

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    While Kim Yong Chol's trip to the United States could further brighten the prospects for the summit, history shows that things could still crumble at the last minute even after an exchange of high-level officials. Officials have only a fortnight left to finalise thorny protocol details such as where in Singapore the talks will take place and how internationally sanctioned North Korean officials will travel there.
  • White House to hit China with tech tariffs ahead of trade meeting

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    The announced measures also come amid bipartisan criticism of the president's softening of penalties for ZTE, a Chinese telecom company that had traded with Iran and North Korea in defiance of USA sanctions. that could be copied and used by Chinese firms or the Chinese government. "The United States will request that China remove all of its many trade barriers", the White House said, "including non-monetary trade barriers, which make it both hard and unfair to do business there".
  • Only Syrian army should have presence in south, say Russian Federation and Israel

    Only Syrian army should have presence in south, say Russian Federation and Israel

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    Along with Idlib province in the north, Daraa is one of the last areas of territory still held by rebels after a Syrian government push to recapture areas lost during the seven-year war. Israel has agreed to accept the return of Syrian regime forces to southern Syria, in exchange for the assurance by Russian Federation that Iran will distance itself from the country.
  • Moving lava sparks immediate evacuations in Hawaii

    Moving lava sparks immediate evacuations in Hawaii

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    On Sunday afternoon while lava wasn't moving very much in Leilani Estates, two people were out mowing their lawns. "Any residents remaining in the current affected areas should evacuate now", Hawaii County Civil Defense said in an alert. Of the new lava activity Monday, one of the same fissures involved in Sunday's scare, fissure 8, reactivated after stalling. Ever wondered what it's like to soar over the summit of an active volcano as ash plumes thousands of feet into the air? Light ...
  • Putin, Macron bond over shared unease at Trump's actions

    Putin, Macron bond over shared unease at Trump's actions

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    French President Emmanuel Macron said at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum that Europe stretches from the Atlantic to the Urals. It is clearly stated in the Constitution: no more than two consecutive terms. Putin, adding that bilateral trade volume is expected to expand to as many as $100 billion in a year. "I intend to adhere to this rule in the future", he concluded.
  • Chelsea FC owner Roman Abramovich becomes Israeli citizen

    Chelsea FC owner Roman Abramovich becomes Israeli citizen

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    Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich has been granted Israeli citizenship as he remains blocked from returning to London, . Abramovich, now Russia's richest man with a fortune of $13.7 billion, according to Bloomberg Billionaires Index, ran into delays in renewing his United Kingdom visa and is unable to travel to Britain at the moment, people familiar with the situation said on May 21.
  • Gunman shoots police in Liege, four dead: Belgian media

    Gunman shoots police in Liege, four dead: Belgian media

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    The dead in Tuesday's attack included two police officers and a passer-by. He reportedly shouted " Allahu akbar ", or "God is great". The Belgium federal prosecutor's office told ABC news that it's taking over the investigation from a local Liege prosecutor because "There are elements that make us believe that it was a terror attack".
  • Italian president asks economist Carlo Cottarelli to form interim government

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    Both Salvini and Di Maio had staunchly backed Savona, and pressed Mattarella regarding the proposed government team in separate meetings with the head of state earlier on Sunday afternoon. In recent weeks, as it seemed inevitable that M5S and the League would form Western Europe's first populist, anti-establishment government, the prices of Italian bonds sank, rattling investors everywhere - Italy oversees the world's fourth-largest debt market.
  • Malaysia to scrap HSR project, says Dr Mahathir

    Malaysia to scrap HSR project, says Dr Mahathir

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    The decision to drop plans to build the high-speed rail link between Kuala Lumpur and Singapore is final, Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said, adding that it could see Malaysia facing up to RM500 million in penalty. The scrapping of the plan will take time as it requires negotiation with Singapore, Mr Mahathir told reporters in Kuala Lumpur on Monday. Rail firms from China, Japan and South Korea had expressed interest in bidding for the project.
  • Government set to eradicate mycoplasma bovis

    Government set to eradicate mycoplasma bovis

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    However, Ms Ardern said New Zealand - which relies heavily on livestock farming for its export earnings - would aim to eradicate the disease completely. About 24,000 cows have already been killed in recent months and at least 128,000 more will have to be culled, most over the next year or two. The country will spend 886 million New Zealand dollars (Rs 4,150 crore) over two years on the effort to eradicate the disease.
  • India rejects ‘unilateral’ US sanctions on Iran, Venezuela

    India rejects ‘unilateral’ US sanctions on Iran, Venezuela

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    Amid the USA pullout of the 2015 Iran Nuclear Deal, India on Monday not only extended unequivocal support to its old, traditional partner, Iran but also held bilateral talks with its Foreign Minister Javad Zarif . In its reaction to Trump's decision, India had said all the parties concerned should engage constructively to resolve the issue peacefully and that Iran's right to peaceful use of nuclear energy must be ensured.
  • TV anchor, photojournalist killed when tree falls on vehicle in North Carolina

    TV anchor, photojournalist killed when tree falls on vehicle in North Carolina

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    Tennant said he had just spoken with Mike and Aaron before the accident. "It personally affected me a little bit because I had done an interview with Mr. He joined the station in 2007 and anchored the weekend broadcast, according to the station . "We ask that you keep Mike and Aaron's families in your thoughts and prayers during this hard time".
  • Flash floods rush through Ellicott City, Maryland, trapping residents

    Flash floods rush through Ellicott City, Maryland, trapping residents

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    On Sunday, the community received almost 8 inches of rain over a six-hour period, but most of it fell during an intense, three-hour period, Muccilli said. The Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue Services urged residents to evacuate downtown or move to higher ground while rescue teams fanned out through the area.
  • Trump, Abe say 'imperative' to dismantle N. Korean weapons

    Trump, Abe say 'imperative' to dismantle N. Korean weapons

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    His abrupt decision to pull out of the meeting had blindsided South Korea and Moon, who had been brokering a remarkable detente between Washington and Pyongyang in a bid to avoid a devastating conflict. "If the summit is going to happen, I'm going to guarantee it won't just be me". The Washington Post reported that the U.S. delegation to the Panmunjom meeting - in the Demilitarised Zone between North and South Korea - was led by Sung Kim, a former United States ambassador to South ...
  • Footage of violent N.J. beach arrest goes viral

    Footage of violent N.J. beach arrest goes viral

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    In the video, people can be heard shouting at her to " stop resisting " while a third cop is seen keeping onlookers back. At least one report claimed that the woman kicked a police officer in the groin during the arrest attempt, but the video did not show any attacks from the woman, the New York Daily News noted.
  • Former teacher send Trump error-filled letter back to the White House

    Former teacher send Trump error-filled letter back to the White House

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    Mason received a letter from Trump after writing to the White House to request that the president meet in person with the families of victims of the February 14 mass shooting in Parkland high school in Florida . There was more , but she did not correct everything. If the letter were written in high school, it would have earned a measly D. "If someone is capable of doing better, then they should do better", she told the Times .
  • Raging Floodwaters Roar Through The Streets Of Maryland Town -- Again

    Raging Floodwaters Roar Through The Streets Of Maryland Town -- Again

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    County officials reported that 1,100 calls came into the 911 call center Sunday and nearly 300 citizens were helped by first responders - 20 to 30 of those were water rescues or people trapped in buildings. Some businesses had only recently reopened after what was supposed to be once in a lifetime flooding two years ago. While there have been no reports of casualties so far, the flood apparently caught some visitors by surprise.
  • Roman Abramovich immigrates to Israel

    Roman Abramovich immigrates to Israel

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    The root cause of his United Kingdom visa complications comes from his refusal to disclose the sources of his income. Israel grants citizenship to any Jew wishing to move there, and a passport can be issued immediately. Utd, in the English cup final earlier this month. Mr Abramovich is believed to have returned to Russian Federation after his visa expired and he did not attend Chelsea's 1-0 victory over Manchester United in the FA Cup on May 20.
  • IN middle school teacher who stopped shooting says he had to act

    IN middle school teacher who stopped shooting says he had to act

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    Seaman was also shot as he tackled an armed student. The 29-year-old football coach and former college defensive lineman reacted nearly immediately, running at the teen and tackling him to the ground as he told students to dial 911. Seaman spoke for just a few minutes and declined to answer questions from reporters. Noblesville Superintendent Beth Niedemeyer says the community "endured a horrific and senseless tragedy".
  • Origin of Mueller Investigation Into Trump Campaign Was ‘Illegitimate’: Giuliani

    Origin of Mueller Investigation Into Trump Campaign Was ‘Illegitimate’: Giuliani

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    In his latest attempt to discredit the federal probe, Trump tweeted that the "young and handsome lives" allegedly "destroyed" by the "Russia Collusion Witch Hunt" had "journeyed to Washington, D.C., with stars in their eyes". In addition to Comey's termination, Mueller's investigation into Trump's potential obstruction of justice is also reportedly focused on Trump's firing of former national security adviser Michael Flynn , along with his role in drafting a misleading statement about his ...
  • Paris migrant hero who saved dangling child to get citizenship

    Paris migrant hero who saved dangling child to get citizenship

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    Watch 22 year old Mamoudou Gassama heroically scaling four stories of a building when he sees a toddler about to fall to a certain death. "I climbed up to save him, voilà", Gassama said . Local media reported the boy becoming disorientated after being left home alone while his father stepped out shopping. "We'll obviously be setting all your papers straight and if you wish it, we will start the process naturalization so that you can become French ", he added.
  • Video shows flash flood sweeping through Baltimore-area street after heavy rains

    Video shows flash flood sweeping through Baltimore-area street after heavy rains

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    On Sunday, the community received almost 8 inches (20.32 centimeters) of rain over a six-hour period, but most of it fell during an intense, three-hour period, Muccilli said. Howard County Fire and EMS said water levels reached above the first floor of buildings in some areas. A Baltimore suburb was placed under a state of emergency on Sunday as flash floods inundated streets with several feet of water.