• 91-year-old woman dies in Williamsburg helicopter crash

    91-year-old woman dies in Williamsburg helicopter crash

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    Michelle Anaya confirmed that at least one person was killed. The FAA later tweeted that only the pilot was onboard the chopper, which was identified as an R44. Peggy Weiss, who lives in the neighborhood, told the Daily Press she saw a small, rickety helicopter crash between two buildings. The Williamsburg Fire Department worked through the night to put out hot spots within the structure.
  • Trump to Unveil Court Pick Monday

    Trump to Unveil Court Pick Monday

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    Prominent Indian-American judge Amul Thapar has failed to make it to the shortlist, of the three candidates, from which U.S. President Donald Trump would pick his replacement for Justice Anthony Kennedy , a media report said on Saturday.
  • Canada heat wave-linked death toll doubles to 33

    Canada heat wave-linked death toll doubles to 33

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    Thirty-three people have died in Quebec from one of the worst heat waves to hit eastern and central Canada in decades, authorities said underscoring the vulnerability of elderly, ill and poor people during the hot summer months. "None of the people we've identified in the last four days had air conditioning at home", Kaiser noted. According to the report, 29 June in Quebec the temperature reached 35°C.
  • Two teenagers dead, woman treated after 'harrowing' Sydney shooting - 05-Jul

    Two teenagers dead, woman treated after 'harrowing' Sydney shooting - 05-Jul

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    Police are expected to address the media with more details this morning. "The 36-year-old wife had fought for custody of the children over the last two years". "The emergency service personnel responded to what can only be described as an horrific scene inside those premises", he said. NSW Ambulance Inspector Kevin McSweeney told reporters that when paramedics arrived they "were confronted with an extremely distressing and stressful situation".
  • Trump focused on Kavanaugh, Kethledge for Supreme Court

    Trump focused on Kavanaugh, Kethledge for Supreme Court

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    Mr. Pence hasn't met with any of the other candidates, according to a White House official. On Sunday , Collins said she met with Trump and told him she was looking for a nominee who would demonstrate a respect for precedent, and urged him to look for nominees beyond the 25 people picked by the Federalist Society.
  • USA service member killed in 'insider attack' in Afghanistan

    USA service member killed in 'insider attack' in Afghanistan

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    The two wounded service members are in a "stable" condition, North Atlantic Treaty Organisation said, adding it would not be releasing any further details until next-of-kin had been informed. An insider attack would indicate one carried out by a member of the Afghan security forces. The incident happened at an Afghan army base in Uruzgan Province in southern Afghanistan, according to a United States official.
  • Man who challenged black family’s use of pool loses job

    Man who challenged black family’s use of pool loses job

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    Bloom then asks to test the key card to make sure it works. Abhulimen recorded the incident on her cellphone and the video has since received national and global attention. Vermitsky said Bloom resigned from his neighborhood positions to limit negative publicity, and not because he did anything wrong. The following statement was issued to the residents of Glenridge .
  • England fans 'dare to dream' after win over Sweden

    England fans 'dare to dream' after win over Sweden

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    Then there is the improved big-game experience, with the England boss thankful to predecessor Hodgson for being bold enough to give young talent a chance at Euro 2016. "But, you know, we are progressing really well". Terry Comitti, an England fan who is staying at the hotel told the Daily Mail: "The Swedish players looked like they had the right hump".
  • USA attitude during denuclearization talks 'regrettable', says North Korea

    USA attitude during denuclearization talks 'regrettable', says North Korea

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    Ms Nauert said " progress " toward that goal had been made, but did not elaborate. The North also backed its earlier promises " to destroy its missile engine test site ", according to Pompeo. The countries also agreed to create working groups that will be overseen by Sung Kim, the U.S. ambassador to the Philippines who has handled some lower-level discussions, to work out what State Department spokeswoman called the " nitty gritty details " of future talks.
  • Trump mocks #MeToo movement and praises Putin in latest rally

    Trump mocks #MeToo movement and praises Putin in latest rally

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    I apologize. To you, I apologize. He still doesn't think guys like him should be held accountable for what they say or do. "To the fake Pocahontas, I won't". Appearing in a state he dominated in 2016, Trump sought to cast Tester as a "liberal Democrat", railing against his voting record on issues like abortion, immigration and taxes.
  • Texas mom shoots man who stole SUV with kids inside

    Texas mom shoots man who stole SUV with kids inside

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    She jumped into the vehicle and asked him to stop. When Wright refused, she pulled a gun from her glove compartment and shot him in the head. According to police, Booker-Hicks shot the man once in the face and caused him to crash into a nearby telephone pole.
  • Germany, Austria plan talks with Italy to ‘shut’ southern migrant route

    Germany, Austria plan talks with Italy to ‘shut’ southern migrant route

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    Merkel, who has said that Europe's fate could be determined by the migration issue, said the accords she had hammered out at the European Union summit and within her own government were aimed at keeping the asylum system from collapsing. Seehofer, whose hard line on immigration has prompted weeks of conflict with the chancellor, promised that Germany would not send asylum seekers to Austria if they were turned away at the German border, although details remained unclear.
  • North Korea vents anger after United States talks

    North Korea vents anger after United States talks

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    U.S Secretary of State Mike Pompeo headed back from a largely fruitless visit to Pyongyang after two days of negotiations, following which North Korea directly contracted his claims of progress in denuclearization talks . Afterwards, Mr Pompeo gave little away about the talks' content, but he said they had discussed at length a timeline for disarmament, including the destruction of a missile engine testing facility.
  • Texas mother arrested for allegedly selling young children

    Texas mother arrested for allegedly selling young children

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    The name of her lawyer has not been given in the jail record. Garza had meant to sell the girls 2 and 3 years. Garza's bond has been set at $100,000. All three individuals were booked into the Nueces County Jail. Authorities are continuing to investigate, and additional charges could be forthcoming.
  • Trump teases pick for Supreme Court

    Trump teases pick for Supreme Court

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    Gorsuch - and his consideration of a running mate during the 2016 presidential campaign. Trump's nominee will replace Justice Anthony Kennedy, who announced his intention to retire last week after three decades on the high court. Collins made that clear when she met with Trump shortly after Kennedy's retirement at the end of June. A Trump federal appeals court pick in 2017, Barrett was grilled by Democrats about her religious background at her confirmation hearing - with Sen.
  • Fire crews across California face wildfires

    Fire crews across California face wildfires

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    A wildfire burning through drought-stricken timber and brush near California's border with OR has killed one person and destroyed multiple structures as it grows largely out of control, authorities said Friday. In heat-stricken Southern California, powerful winds that sent an overnight inferno hopscotching through the Santa Barbara County community of Goleta vanished in the morning, allowing firefighters to extinguish smoldering ruins of an estimated 20 structures, including homes.
  • Hurricane Beryl Is Tiny, Unpredictable

    Hurricane Beryl Is Tiny, Unpredictable

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    Hurricane Beryl is churning in the Atlantic on Saturday morning and taking aim at the small islands that make up the eastern Caribbean. In its 5 a.m. People in the Caribbean were taking no chances. "Across the remainder of the Leeward and Windward Islands, the Virgin Islands, and Puerto Rico, rainfall amounts of one to two inches with locally higher amounts are expected", it added.
  • Eleven killed, at least 45 missing as torrential rain pounds Japan

    Eleven killed, at least 45 missing as torrential rain pounds Japan

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    Doznes of people were still missing and four in critical condition as torrential rain that has killed 20 people pounds western and central Japan , according to local officials. In Kurashiki, Okayama Prefecture, city officials said it was hard to determine how many residents were actually missing. Kyoto, about 300km to the east of Hiroshima, has also been hit by downpours.
  • Therese Okoumou identified as Statue of Liberty climber

    Therese Okoumou identified as Statue of Liberty climber

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    As The New York Daily News reports , Okoumou works as a personal trainer by profession, according to a 2009 Staten Island Advance article. Three NYPD officers from Long Island were in the national spotlight on July Fourth after helping end a standoff at the Statue of Liberty .
  • North Korea says talks with Pompeo were ‘regrettable’

    North Korea says talks with Pompeo were ‘regrettable’

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    The North's statement came hours after Pompeo wrapped up two days of talks with senior North Korean officials without meeting North Korean leader Kim Jong Un but with commitments for new discussions on denuclearization and the repatriation of the remains of American soldiers killed during the Korean War.
  • Israel Tells Khan Al-Ahmar Palestinians Leave by Friday

    Israel Tells Khan Al-Ahmar Palestinians Leave by Friday

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    Protesters, including some waving Palestinian flags, tried to block a bulldozer and scuffled with police at Khan al-Ahmar on the eastern outskirts of Jerusalem. Labour party parliamentarian Richard Burden said , "Speaking plainly, it is state sponsored theft". " The (E1) Settlement Plan comes at the forefront of these projects, seeking to annex the settlements established, east of the city, within the boundaries of the Israeli municipality and so separating the north of West Bank from the ...
  • Air tankers at Medford fighting the Klamathon Fire

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    California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection said that evacuation shelters are operating from Jackson Street School in Yreka and Ashland High School for residents who have been told to leave their homes. It is 37 percent contained, and evacuation orders are in place. Neither fire officials nor the Siskiyou County Sheriff's Department identified the victim or their cause of death.
  • Pompeo in Pyongyang to Seek Concrete Nuclear Commitments

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    After meeting with his North Korean counterpart for nearly 3 hours Friday, followed by a lengthy dinner, Pompeo and North Korea's former spy chief, Vice Chairman Kim Yong Chol, were at it again Saturday morning . "So thinking about those discussions you might have not slept well last night". "There are things that I have to clarify as well", said Pompeo. But following talks on Sunday between US envoy Sung Kim and North Korean counterparts, this "CVID" language appears to have ...