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The annual event honors law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty, bringing together members of the law enforcement community with families of those who lost their lives in 2017 and years prior. "Law enforcement officers of Citrus County play an essential role in safeguarding the rights and freedoms of Citrus County", Coleman said. Flags at the Iowa Peace Officer Memorial will continue to fly at half-staff May 14-18 in honor of National Police Week.
  • NHC eyeing tropical disturbance in the Gulf of Mexico

    NHC eyeing tropical disturbance in the Gulf of Mexico

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    The NHC gives the disturbance a 30% chance of tropical formation in the next 48 hours and a 40% chance of tropical formation over the next 5 days. A a tropical or subtropical system may be developing in the eastern Gulf of Mexico over the coming days, according to The National Weather Service .
  • Pakistan bars United States diplomat from leaving amid tense relations

    Pakistan bars United States diplomat from leaving amid tense relations

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    The Pakistani Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced that all US diplomats in the country are facing as of today travel restrictions in their territory. The U.S. State Department on Saturday confirmed the new restrictions on its employees in Pakistan but declined further comment. In fact it is the second time in the last couple of days that Pakistan has taken a bold and just stance on an issue with Washington.
  • China's First Domestically Produced Aircraft Carrier Starts Sea Trials

    China's First Domestically Produced Aircraft Carrier Starts Sea Trials

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    The vessel has the temporary name Type 001A and set out yesterday from Dalian after President Xi Jinping announced a "world-class" navy under the Chinese Communist Party's regime. Neither of the two vessels is nuclear-powered; instead, they use conventional oil-fueled steam turbine power plants for propulsion. Those deficiencies "make the ship more vulnerable to attack, or create limitations during routine operations", the report said.
  • Gun battle between security forces & militants in Afghanistan

    Gun battle between security forces & militants in Afghanistan

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    A gun battle ensued between Afghan security officials and the militants, according to Al Jazeera . He said security forces had arrived at the site engaging the insurgents. The Taliban have seized control of districts across the country, and the two groups have carried out attacks in the Afghan capital, Kabul, in recent months that killed scores of people.
  • Jerusalem Soccer Team Renames Itself After Trump

    Jerusalem Soccer Team Renames Itself After Trump

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    Embassy in Jerusalem. Formed in 1936, the Beitar Jersualem Football Club's ownership has ties to the conservative Likud political party, led today by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who supports Trump's move. Beitar, who have won the Israeli league six times and played in the Europa League the past three seasons, are backed by a vociferous band of right-wing supporters and are the only leading Israeli club never to have signed an Arab player.
  • Two critically injured in Co Offaly plane crash

    Two critically injured in Co Offaly plane crash

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    Gardai and ambulance personnel rushed to the scene. The pilot, believed to be from the United Kingdom, and a seven-year-old local boy were on board when the plane went down in bog land. The pilot of the aircraft along with a young boy believed to be 7 years old are believed to be injured after a crash. "Thankfully, the 16 (parachutists) got out and our thoughts and prayers are with those in the plane".
  • President Trump tweets Mother's Day message

    President Trump tweets Mother's Day message

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    Trump says, "So much of what I've done and so much of what I've become is because of my mother. It's a special opportunity to thank all the mothers and grandmothers in our lives", Donald Trump said in a video tweet. As expected, those who oppose the president and first lady didn't hold back [VIDEO ] their thoughts. Melania did wish everyone a Happy Mother's Day on her own social media accounts.
  • Britain's ex-minister, campaigner Tessa Jowell dies of cancer

    Britain's ex-minister, campaigner Tessa Jowell dies of cancer

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    We were celebrating having won the Olympic bid when my private secretary received a call from London to be told that there might have been a terrorist attack on the Tube network. Sarah Lindsell, CEO of the Brain Tumour Charity, said the charity had started working with "wonderful ambassador" Dame Tessa towards the end of previous year, and she praised her campaigning for cancer patients.
  • Bombings claim 13 in Indonesia

    Bombings claim 13 in Indonesia

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    Gen. Idham Azis said in a circular distributed to police stations in the capital. While there's been a rise in the number of women being recruited to these kinds of terrorist cells, this marks the first time children have been involved in an attack in Indonesia.
  • Iran would remain part of deal: Rouhani

    Iran would remain part of deal: Rouhani

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    In response to Trump's move, Rouhani referred to the US' exit from the nuclear accord as a "violation of morals" in remarks broadcast by state television, reported Reuters . Days after the Iranian leader expressed doubt about the future of the deal, European leaders such as President Emmanuel Macron of France, Angela Merkel of Germany and Theresa May of Britain all spoke about their commitment to the deal, despite USA withdrawal last week.
  • GM to locate Fresh Asia Pacific headquarters at South Korea, government says

    GM to locate Fresh Asia Pacific headquarters at South Korea, government says

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    Earlier this year, GM Korea announced a plan to shut down Gunsan, one of its four plants in the country, and lay off some 2,000 personnel, sparking a prolonged strike and negotiations with the authorities. GM will also convert its Korean units debt of $2.8 billion into equity, helping it save on interest fees. In return, South Korea will provide financing to regional suppliers of GM and additional European Korean auto makers such as the growth of pieces for electric and also self-driving ...
  • May pushes ahead with plans for #Brexit customs partnership with EU

    May pushes ahead with plans for #Brexit customs partnership with EU

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    One EU source said: "The idea that Conservatives would legislate a race to the bottom is a myth and no one really believes it, even if some Tories have helped create it". May's Cabinet is split between ministers, including Johnson, who favor a clean-break "hard Brexit", that would leave Britain freer to strike new trade deals around the world, and those including Treasury chief Philip Hammond who want to keep closely aligned to the EU, Britain's biggest trading partner.
  • Awesome timelapse footage shows Hawaii lava flow devouring auto

    Awesome timelapse footage shows Hawaii lava flow devouring auto

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    Incredible timelapse footage shows the awesome power of the lava flowing from the Kilauea volcano in Hawaii . The Big Island volcano activities are now making headlines around the world. The United States Geological Survey (USGS) issued an orange alert Wednesday, warning that the "steady lowering" of the lava lake in Kilauea's Overlook Crater has "raised the potential for explosive eruptions in the coming weeks".
  • Gov. Mary Fallin Vetoes Constitutional Carry Bill

    Gov. Mary Fallin Vetoes Constitutional Carry Bill

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    SB 1212, introduced by Sen. The bill was passed by the Oklahoma State House of Representative on April 26 and was met with hostility by gun control advocates. Make no mistake, we will fight for the most vulnerable Oklahomans targeted by this law. Acosta argues that with more than 400,000 children in foster care nationwide, including more than 16,000 in Oklahoma, the state's legislature "should be focusing on how it can attract more qualified and loving parents to the system-not rejecting ...
  • President Trump's prescription to reduce drug prices takes small steps

    President Trump's prescription to reduce drug prices takes small steps

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    Alex M. Azar II, the secretary of health and human services, said the Food and Drug Administration would explore requiring drug companies to disclose list prices in their TV advertisements. And the system for paying for the drugs dispensed under Medicare's Part B program also has to change, Azar added. Seema Verma, the administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, recently called rebates a "convoluted system", noting that they allow manufacturers to raise list prices.
  • Hayley Kiyoko Slams Rita Ora's New Song,

    Hayley Kiyoko Slams Rita Ora's New Song, "Girls", for Being "Tone-Deaf"

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    Openly gay musician Hayley Kiyoko , however, doesn't agree and instead calls the tune " downright tone-deaf ". In the song, which she wrote two years ago, Rita Ora revealed that she wants to "kiss girls " and is "open-minded". "I think, obviously, the song is very impactful in its own way". "We just know, we just know/I ain't one sided, I'm open-minded/I'm fifty-fifty and I'm never gonna hide it".
  • Philippine Supreme Court justices oust chief justice

    Philippine Supreme Court justices oust chief justice

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    The president of the Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP) Iloilo Chapter expressed surprise at the Supreme Court (SC) decision ousting Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno. Ousted chief justice Maria Lourdes Sereno is now out of a job. Sereno has angered President Rodrigo Duterte by speaking up for respect for the law and human rights at a time he has led a brutal crackdown on illegal drugs that has left thousands of suspects dead.
  • David Goodall's death a final contribution to society, says daughter

    David Goodall's death a final contribution to society, says daughter

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    His last words before losing consciousness were " this is taking an awfully long time ". "It's my own choice to end my life ... and I look forward to that", Dr Goodall said. Professor Goodall, 104, travelled to Switzerland where medical professionals gave him a lethal injection. Overnight a press conference was called, with reporters from around the world packed into the small hotel room where Dr Goodall had been spending his final days.
  • One killed 4 injured in Paris knife attack

    One killed 4 injured in Paris knife attack

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    Witnesses said the attacker ran toward police yelling "kill me or I'll kill you". CNN affiliate BFM-TV reported there is no known motive for the attack at this time. "The police intervened immediately and the individual died", he said. There was no immediate word on the identity of the suspect, or whether the incident was linked to terrorism.
  • North Korea announces steps to dismantle nuclear site

    North Korea announces steps to dismantle nuclear site

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    A take a look at how scientists used refined know-how to compile detailed radar information to point out the devastating affect of North Korea's largest underground nuclear take a look at. This week the North released three Korean-Americans it had detained into the care of Secretary of State Mike Pompeo , who was making his second trip to Pyongyang in two months.
  • Coach denies Rooney wants out of Everton

    Coach denies Rooney wants out of Everton

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    One source close to the team rated United's chances on landing Rooney at 50 per cent. Rooney's versatility allowed him to adapt each time but frustration was building. Wayne Rooney's "one-last hurrah" with boyhood club Everton should have been a triumphant way of bowing-out after a stellar career with Manchester United and England.
  • India gives top priority to Nepal under Neighborhood First Policy: Modi

    India gives top priority to Nepal under Neighborhood First Policy: Modi

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    I always want the development of our neighbours. He underlined the need for linking Nepal and India through highway, I-way or information highway, railway, transway or electric connectivity, waterway and airway. "Formation of regional governments a matter of pride not just for Nepal, but for India too", he said. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi was on Friday accorded a 21 gun salute and a guard of honour on Friday.
  • Cong seeks disqualification of BJP's Sriramulu candidature

    Cong seeks disqualification of BJP's Sriramulu candidature

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    A day later, a BJP delegation comprising of Union Ministers Prakash Javadekar, Sadananda Gowda, Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi and JP Nadda met the State Electoral Officer, demanding the deferment of the polls to a later date. Also leading the Congress' bid to retain power is Chief Minister Siddaramaiah. Benguluru: The Election Commission rushed its deputy election commissioner Chandra Bhushan Kumar to Benguluru to take stock of the situation in R R Nagar assembly constituency before taking a ...