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The big jump in heat and humidity begins on Sunday . "Bouts of oppressive heat and humidity are often brought to an end by significant weather-producing cold frontal passages", the Buffalo office said . The Twin Cities metro area is now under an excessive heat warning for Friday afternoon. Despite the slightly drier air, temperatures will remain warm with mid to upper 80s at the beach and lower 90s inland through the weekend.
  • Comey 'broke norms but not biased' - agency watchdog report

    Comey 'broke norms but not biased' - agency watchdog report

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    Sessions spoke at Lackawanna College in Scranton, Pennsylvania. Both Democrats and Republicans have used parts of the report to support their claims about the Clinton investigation. "From what you've seen so far, should James Comey be locked up?" "Doesn't get any lower than that!" Ron DeSantis (R-FL) and Matt Gaetz (R-FL) have asked the Justice Department to hand over all unrevised drafts of the inspector general report that was released Thursday , amid concerns that "people may ...
  • UN Assembly blames Israel for Gaza violence

    UN Assembly blames Israel for Gaza violence

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    The permanent observer of the Palestinian mission to the United Nations, ambassador Riyad Mansour said that the USA amendment was offered in "bad faith" and said that the "illegal, belligerent, military occupation is the primary source and root cause of the recurrent and emergent crises we face".
  • Don't separate immigrant kids from parents

    Don't separate immigrant kids from parents

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    The campaign-season tumult erupted as GOP leaders put finishing touches on a pair of Republican bills: a hard-right proposal and a middle-ground plan negotiated by the party's conservative and moderate wings, with White House input. "We are fixing family separation within this bill and have made changes to keep children with at least one of their parents", he said . "I thought this was the bill the White House was analyzing in a positive fashion", said another GOP moderate, Leonard Lance ...
  • Kim commits to 'complete denuclearization' during nuclear summit with Trump

    Kim commits to 'complete denuclearization' during nuclear summit with Trump

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    US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un are chatting over a lunch of beef short ribs, sweet and sour crispy pork, and braised codfish at their historic summit in Singapore . Last week, Trump stated that Rodman had not been invited to the summit, in which discussions were held to defuse tensions and work towards nuclear disarmament, while White House officials also said the five-time National Basketball Association champion would not have an official role.
  • I’m not signing the compromise House immigration bill

    I’m not signing the compromise House immigration bill

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    Rep. Bob Goodlatte, R-Va. sponsors one of the bills, which has drawn fire from immigrant rights activists, HuffPost reported . The compromise would create a merit-based visa program for Dreamers - immigrants who had been protected from deportation under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program before the president killed it - and would include $25 billion for border security.
  • Paul Manafort jailed before trial over Russia's role in election

    Paul Manafort jailed before trial over Russia's role in election

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    Robert Mueller , who is investigating alleged Russian election interference, accused Mr Manafort of trying to tamper with potential witnesses before the trial. The new indictment charged Manafort and Kilimnik with obstruction of justice and conspiracy to obstruct justice related to contacts they had with two witnesses earlier this year.
  • Prof John Stremlau on the Trump-Kim Summit

    Prof John Stremlau on the Trump-Kim Summit

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    Bush administrations. Global sanctions made it hard for the North Korean leader to cover his overseas accommodation. Instead, the film's producers chose to show stretches of Miami beach, where Trump has his own hotel. Trump said the summit went "better than anybody could have expected", and said he would "absolutely" invite Kim to the White House. Granted, the USA concessions are mostly reversible.
  • 2 riders fall after Dayton roller coaster derails

    2 riders fall after Dayton roller coaster derails

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    Six of those were transported to the hospital. The incident occurred after a auto was left dangling at an amusement park's Daytona Beach Boardwalk area, Fox 35 Orlando reports . Images and video shared by the department show the rescue operation underway, including firefighetrs using a cherry picker and ladders to help people escape.
  • Spain fulfilled its commitments by accepting Aquarius migrant ship - deputy prime minister

    Spain fulfilled its commitments by accepting Aquarius migrant ship - deputy prime minister

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    Global law says the country with the nearest coastline is responsible for welcoming ships in distress, Macron told a cabinet meeting, according to government spokesman Benjamin Griveaux. In a statement, the sixth fleet said the US ship, the Trenton, was "coordinating" with authorities. Italy's argument with France came after Macron on Tuesday blasted what he called Italy's cynicism and irresponsibility in turning away the Aquarius .
  • Eid: Pray for the prosperity of Ghana - Bawumia to Muslims

    Eid: Pray for the prosperity of Ghana - Bawumia to Muslims

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    The Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) in an earlier statement had informed the Ministry of Religious Affairs that there are slight chances of Shawwal moon sighting on June 14 (Thursday). Traditionally, Eid Al Fitr is known as "sweet Eid" as a large variety of sweet foods and confectionary are eaten. When is Eid al Fitr in other countries? Ramadan lasts between 29 and 30 days, with the exact dates varying from one year to the next, based on the lunar calendar.
  • Vietnam hails Trump-Kim summit

    Vietnam hails Trump-Kim summit

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    The MEA statement about Singh's visit described North Korea as a "friendly country". " Kim Jong Un said in order to achieve peace and stability of the Korean Peninsula and realise its denuclearisation, the two countries should commit themselves to refraining from antagonising.
  • Merkel: Trump's Twitter Withdrawal From G-7 Statement 'Sobering' And 'Depressing'

    Merkel: Trump's Twitter Withdrawal From G-7 Statement 'Sobering' And 'Depressing'

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    Merkel was confronted with an open rebellion by her hardline Interior Minister Horst Seehofer , long a fierce critic of her liberal stance on refugees who wants to toughen border controls. "In our view, we need an "axis of the willing" in the fight against illegal migration," Austrian chancellor Sebastian Kurz said after meeting with Horst Seehofer, Germany's interior minister in Berlin .
  • Watchdog Slams Comey's Handling of Clinton Controversy

    Watchdog Slams Comey's Handling of Clinton Controversy

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    Two terms that are chilling in connection with such a powerful agency. The Justice Department's internal watchdog is releasing its much-anticipated report on the FBI's handling of the Hillary Clinton email investigation. It does not second-guess the FBI's conclusion that Clinton should not have been prosecuted, despite repeated assertions by Trump and his supporters that anyone less politically connected than she would have been charged.
  • Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner detail vast wealth

    Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner detail vast wealth

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    In February Politico estimated that Jared and Ivanka Kushner's combined total debts has soared in the past year from a range of $19-98 million to a range of $31-155 million. She also earned $5 million from her designer brand and $2 million in pay and severance from the Trump Payroll Corp, Politico reported. He reported more than $5 million in capital gains from the sale of a shopping mall in the Bronx.
  • Shujaat Bukhari was a fearless heart, fought fearlessly for peace: Rahul Gandhi

    Shujaat Bukhari was a fearless heart, fought fearlessly for peace: Rahul Gandhi

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    Senior journalist Shekher Gupta: Heartbreaking, the loss of Shujaat Bukhari , an incredibly courageous editor & an invaluable voice of middle-ground moderation. Mufti said, struggling to hold back her tears. He wrote on Twitter: "The killing of @RisingKashmir editor, Shujaat Bukhari is an act of cowardice". The Union Minister said, "This is a shameful act.
  • Trump habit of ripping up documents a headache for record-keepers

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    Eventually, Trump's staff just gave up, and two records-management analysts from the National Archives were enlisted to tape together the papers Trump had shredded. "I had a letter from Schumer - he tore it up", Lartey said. Long before he became president, Donald Trump existed in a world where rules typically didn't apply to him.
  • USA officially opens new de facto embassy in Taiwan

    USA officially opens new de facto embassy in Taiwan

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    The United States will unveil a new Dollars 250 million representative office in Taiwan's capital on Tuesday, underscoring Washington's strategic ties with the self-ruled island as it faces escalating tensions with China. Washington's decision to "slightly upgrade relations" is mainly due to its disillusionment with China and the ascension of a more hawkish view toward China in the Trump administration, said Denny Roy, a fellow at the East-West Center think tank in Honolulu.
  • NWS confirms EF2 tornado touched down in Luzerne County

    NWS confirms EF2 tornado touched down in Luzerne County

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    Officials say more information including an estimated intensity of the tornado and distance of its path would be released later Thursday. National Weather Service officials confirmed Thursday that two tornadoes had touched down in northeast Pennsylvania late Wednesday night, causing severe damage in one of the region's major commercial corridors.
  • Justin Trudeau's eyebrow 'falls off' at G7

    Justin Trudeau's eyebrow 'falls off' at G7

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    Aram... this trade tirade seems to be escalating even further. The now-rejected communique acknowledged the importance of "free, fair and mutually beneficial trade and investment". United States of America. Peter Navarro tells " Fox News Sunday " that's what Trudeau did to Trump at the end of the Group of Seven nations meeting in Canada over the weekend.
  • Prime Minister and Jeremy Corbyn clash over Brexit and Grenfell

    Prime Minister and Jeremy Corbyn clash over Brexit and Grenfell

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    And around 15-20 pro-EU Tories are understood to have received assurances in a face-to-face discussion with the Prime Minister in her Commons office ahead of the vote. Grieve praised the government for addressing their concerns after the vote. Mr Grieve said no government would survive if it tried to dispense with Parliament's input.
  • Trump nominated for Nobel Peace Prize by 2 Norwegian lawmakers

    Trump nominated for Nobel Peace Prize by 2 Norwegian lawmakers

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    President Donald Trump nominated for the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize, citing Trump's historic summit on Tuesday with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Singapore . The committee's secretary, Olav Njoelstad, said "it is not impossible" for someone who has been criticised by committee members to be considered, and even win, the prize.
  • 4-hour hostage standoff in Paris ends after suspect arrested

    4-hour hostage standoff in Paris ends after suspect arrested

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    The hostages are being held in the internal courtyard of the building, which contains a mix of offices and residential apartments. Further, the motive of the accused has also not been disclosed yet. Police said that he was armed. Police described the hostage taker as " determined and violent ", though they did not confirm whether he was indeed armed.
  • Corbyn suffers rebellion as MPs defywhip over Brexit

    Corbyn suffers rebellion as MPs defywhip over Brexit

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    Defeat on the bill would cause a leadership crisis for May . Some Leavers were anxious MPs would vote down the deal and then instruct the Government to keep the United Kingdom in the Single Market or customs union - or perhaps the EU entirely.