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Basketball player Rodman appeared wearing a "Make America Great Again" cap as he said he "believed in North Korea". Rodman further told CNN that when he went back to Washington, he received death threats. "And today is a great day for everybody, Singapore , Tokyo, China, a great day", Dennis said emotionally in regards to the fact that the day he predicted has finally come.
  • Air Force Captain Found 35 Years After Disappearing

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    According to a news release , Hughes admitted his identity during an interview with the U.S. Department of State's Diplomatic Security Service as part of a passport fraud investigation. Inside his townhouse they discovered a to-do list and a list of books Hughes planned to read upon his return. William Howard Hughes Jr . disappeared in July of 1983 after returning from duty in Europe.
  • Kadena Grounds F-15 Flights After Crash; Pilot in Serious Condition

    Kadena Grounds F-15 Flights After Crash; Pilot in Serious Condition

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    Richard Tanner, 18th Wing vice commander, in a statement . The jet reportedly took off from Kadena Air Base in Okinawa and crashed some 80 kilometers (50 miles) from the coast. has a heavy military presence in Okinawa that has been the source of friction with the local government and some residents. Okinawa's anti-base Gov.
  • Why Italy has closed its ports to a migrant rescue ship

    Why Italy has closed its ports to a migrant rescue ship

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    A private rescue ship carrying 629 migrants remained at sea Sunday evening after more than a day of not receiving permission to dock in either Italy or the small Mediterranean island nation of Malta . European Commission spokesman Margaritis Schinas said Monday that "the priority of both the Italian and Maltese authorities should be ensuring these people receive the care they need".
  • Woman caught caging kids in pet kennels

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    Leimome Cheeks , 62, was charged with two counts of child endangerment . The children told authorities that Cheeks claimed there wasn't enough room for them to sit safely in a seat. "I mean it could be an honest mistake". The children told police there wasn't much air in the kennels and they were very hot. "If she did that, then that's out of character for her", one neighbor said.
  • Merkel: G7 agree on commitment to rules-based trade

    Merkel: G7 agree on commitment to rules-based trade

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    The remarks have enraged U.S. President Donald Trump. The calamitous summit ended in disarray after Trump broadsided his allies by disavowing a joint statement the U.S. Germany and France both issued robust responses to Mr Trump's decision to order USA officials not to endorse the communique. "We have seen this with the climate agreement or the Iran deal".
  • As G7 summit begins Russia's Putin meet China's Xi

    As G7 summit begins Russia's Putin meet China's Xi

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    Russian Federation was suspended from the group - then known as the G8 - in 2014 after the majority of member countries allied against its annexation of Crimea. He added that Russian Federation will continue to honor the agreement, which offers Iran sanctions relief in exchange for Tehran curbing its nuclear program.
  • Italy's new PM says he'll take 'moderate' line on tariffs at G7

    Italy's new PM says he'll take 'moderate' line on tariffs at G7

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    Following Trudeau's comments regarding the communique, the Canadian leader said "strong, firm conversations on trade and specifically American tariffs " took placed at the G-7 meeting. "Canada charges the US a 270% tariff on Dairy Products!" Such a move could make it almost impossible to renegotiate the terms of the 1994 NAFTA pact between the United States, Canada and Mexico.
  • Oops! 'Fox and Friends' host calls Trump a 'dictator'

    Oops! 'Fox and Friends' host calls Trump a 'dictator'

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    During a segment about Trump's forthcoming meeting with Kim Jong Un , Huntsman accidentally referred to Trump as a "dictator", according to Newsweek . "On live TV sometimes you don't always say things perfectly", she said. Huntsman was discussing Donald Trump's arrival and his meeting with the North Korean leader Kim Jong-un scheduled in Singapore.
  • Aletta weakens to Category 3 hurricane

    Aletta weakens to Category 3 hurricane

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    Some additional strengthening is possible through Saturday. It had 45 miles per hour maximum sustained winds and was moving west at 6 miles per hour, the NHC's 11 a.m. During an average hurricane season we get 12 named storms, six that become hurricanes, including three major hurricanes. The Eastern Pacific hurricane season runs from May 15 through November 30.
  • U.S. Expands China Health Alert Amid Mysterious Illness Reports

    U.S. Expands China Health Alert Amid Mysterious Illness Reports

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    Cuba said in a statement released by its Foreign Ministry that US officials reported on May 29 that a female embassy official had reported experiencing "health symptoms" after hearing the sounds in her home two days earlier. Cuba said it sent investigators to the home who found no potential source of a sound and were not granted access to the official. "If the U.S. makes formal contact with us, China will continue necessary investigations in an earnest and responsible manner and maintain ...
  • Vienna possible venue for Trump-Putin summit

    Vienna possible venue for Trump-Putin summit

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    Commenting on the G-7's statement, Putin said: "It's time to stop that chatter and deal with real issues". Speaking from China where Putin was attending a regional security summit, Peskov said that in their last telephone conversation on March 20 the Russian and United States leaders had also mentioned possibly meeting in Vienna .
  • Wynne Stepping Down As Ontario Liberal Leader After Election Disaster

    Wynne Stepping Down As Ontario Liberal Leader After Election Disaster

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    Progressive Conservative leader Doug Ford. Of course she had wanted to accomplish a lot, Horwath said, "but we now have another job, and the people of Ontario have asked us to hold this Ford Conservative government to account". The race was thrown open for this election when the incumbent and prominent Liberal Liz Sandals announced she would not run again. Wynne has declined to say whether she'll stay on as party leader, but many expect her to step down.
  • Trump's tirade sparks calls for calm, promises of support for Trudeau

    Trump's tirade sparks calls for calm, promises of support for Trudeau

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    Tensions between the USA and the European Union (EU) have grown since Trump's recent announcement that he would impose steep tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from the EU, Canada and Mexico . we will not, can not sign a trade deal that expires automatically every five years", he told a news conference at the end of a Group of Seven summit in Quebec.
  • Putnam's office responds to Tampa Bay Times report

    Putnam's office responds to Tampa Bay Times report

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    The Times reports that Wilde could not log in to the federal check system and ultimately stopped using it. Keller told the Times that Wilde was sacked immediately after the Inspector General's Office concluded she had been negligent .
  • Merkel warns of tough G7 talks despite ‘goodwill’

    Merkel warns of tough G7 talks despite ‘goodwill’

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    She noted that, in the meantime, the USA has withdrawn from the Paris climate accord and the Iran nuclear agreement, as well as imposing tariffs on allies' steel and aluminum imports. "I think we will come toward each other with reforms to the currency union, but these reforms to the currency union are really not the only reforms we need", she said, mentioning foreign, asylum, migration, development and security policies.
  • Putin visits China: Trump summit up for discussion

    Putin visits China: Trump summit up for discussion

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    Still, the fundamental differences remained clear. He added, however, that no concrete agreements have been reached and no concrete discussions were underway. Relations have hit such a low point that a key question now is whether the seven countries can agree on a joint statement of priorities at the conclusion of the meeting.
  • Taliban agree three-day Eid ceasefire in Afghanistan

    Taliban agree three-day Eid ceasefire in Afghanistan

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    Ghani on Thursday, June 7, 2018 announced a weeklong cease-fire with the Taliban to coincide with the holiday. "Our operations will continue against them, we will attack them wherever we see them", it said. The Trump administration has sent additional troops to try to change the course of America's longest war. Ghani said fighting against other armed groups such as Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) will continue.
  • Israeli troops kill 3 Palestinians, injure 600 along Gaza border: medics

    Israeli troops kill 3 Palestinians, injure 600 along Gaza border: medics

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    After Friday prayers, thousands of Gaza residents streamed toward five protest tent camps that had been erected more than two months ago, each several hundred meters (yards) from the fence. Argentina's national soccer team has pulled out of an exhibition match with Israel scheduled for this weekend in Jerusalem, but Israel's minister of culture and sport said it was in response to security threats against the team's star rather than political pressure from Palestinian groups.
  • Woman gored by bison in Yellowstone after crowd gets too close

    Woman gored by bison in Yellowstone after crowd gets too close

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    Wenk said Yellowstone bison should be managed like wildlife rather than livestock and the herd's size should not be exclusively determined by ranchers who live outside the park in Montana. That's more than a 6 percent increase over previous year (419,635 visits), and surpasses May 2016 (444,630 visits) as the busiest May ever in Yellowstone National Park.
  • 'One-time shot' for peace with North Korea

    'One-time shot' for peace with North Korea

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    Here are four scenarios. It's never going to be there again. This fraught dividing line is also where a desperate North Korean soldier was shot five times previous year as he made a mad dash on foot away from his former comrades in a successful bid to defect to the South.
  • Rescue work at Guatemala volcano interrupted, death toll hits 100

    Rescue work at Guatemala volcano interrupted, death toll hits 100

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    A new, more powerful explosion in the afternoon prompted an evacuation order, but deadly and fast-moving flows of superheated material and debris washed over villages before many people had time to flee. The suspension of rescue efforts around the volcano may be lifted if conditions on the ground improve, CONRED said. The names and ages of the victims will remain confidential, officials said.
  • Donald Trump says Russian Federation should be be allowed to rejoin G7

    Donald Trump says Russian Federation should be be allowed to rejoin G7

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    Other outstanding issues apparently remain, such as Chapter 19, which sets out dispute settlement panels for anti-dumping and countervailing duties that Canada and Mexico want kept in the deal but that the USA wants kept out. "We underline the crucial role of a rules-based global trading system and continue to fight protectionism". The president went into the meeting under intense pressure from foreign leaders after he slapped high tariffs on steel and aluminum imports, citing US national ...
  • ‘I Probably Will’ Back Effort To End Federal Ban On Marijuana

    ‘I Probably Will’ Back Effort To End Federal Ban On Marijuana

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    But the two senators shared a podium Thursday to launch new legislation on an issue they can agree on: keeping federal hands off state-legalized marijuana. "But I probably will end up supporting that". Cory Gardner of Colorado. The bill would also protect banks that work with state-legal marijuana businesses.