• Trump could pardon himself over Russian Federation but won't: Giuliani
Trump could pardon himself over Russian Federation but won't: Giuliani

Giuliani was brought onto the Trump legal team in late April to represent him throughout the Justice Department's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. "That's what I mean by begging for it", Giuliani said. The HuffPost reported that Giuliani, a former federal prosecutor, made the assertion on a day when...

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  • First lady to attend Trump’s hurricane briefing Wednesday
First lady to attend Trump’s hurricane briefing Wednesday

Her last appearance in an official capacity was on May 10, welcoming back three Americans imprisoned by North Korea. On May 14, the First Lady underwent surgery what her office said was "a benign kidney condition ". "I'm amazed Mrs. Trump has been able to do it", she told AFP. "It's her style and we just have to accept that". And a fifth che...

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  • GOP leader McConnell cancels most of Senate’s August recess
GOP leader McConnell cancels most of Senate’s August recess

McConnell said that to make progress on spending bills and nominations, "it's necessary for us to be here in August and to do our work". " Mitch McConnell's decision to cancel the August recess doesn't come from a full legislative agenda and a busy schedule, it comes from a place of fear".

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  • Guatemala's Volcano of Fire erupts again, with 192 people still missing
Guatemala's Volcano of Fire erupts again, with 192 people still missing

CBS News spoke to some residents who recently got much-needed food and water. More than 3,000 people have been evacuated with more than 1,700 in shelters. The front door of a home blanketed in volcanic ash carries a hand written help sign in the village of El Rodeo. Rescuers are still digging, but not for survivors.

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  • US urges China to release Tiananmen crackdown death toll
US urges China to release Tiananmen crackdown death toll

Hundreds if not thousands of unarmed protesters and onlookers were killed late on June 3 and the early hours of June 4, 1989, after China's communist leaders ordered the military to retake Tiananmen Square from the student-led demonstrators.

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  • Miss America to Scrap Swimsuit, Evening Gown Competitions
Miss America to Scrap Swimsuit, Evening Gown Competitions

For decades, women's groups and others had complained that the swimsuit portion was outdated, sexist and more than a little silly. "We will no longer judge our candidates on their outward physical appearance", Carlson, who was crowned Miss America in 1989, said.

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  • Hawaii lava flow fills Kapoho Bay
Hawaii lava flow fills Kapoho Bay

The latest estimates - up to 80 more structures than previously counted as destroyed by lava smothering two newly evacuated subdivisions - could bring the total number of homes and other buildings lost over the past month to almost 200. County Managing Director Wil Okabe says his vacation home in Kapoho Beach Lots is also threatened. To the north, ...

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  • Crocodile kills pastor during baptism ceremony in Ethiopia
Crocodile kills pastor during baptism ceremony in Ethiopia

An Ethiopian online publication borkena.com said that members of his church watched helplessly in tears as the crocodile devoured him. A recent shortage of fish in Ethiopia's Lake Abaya has led to more aggressive behaviour from its resident crocodiles.

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  • Kim summit will be held at Sentosa's Capella Hotel: White House
Kim summit will be held at Sentosa's Capella Hotel: White House

Speaking to reporters at an Oval Office event on Tuesday, U.S. President Trump said that plans for what will be the first meeting between a serving U.S. The former National Basketball Association star, nicknamed "The Worm", has formed a bromance with North Korea leader Kim Jong-un after a visit to the rogue nation in 2013.

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  • UK considering giving Northern Ireland joint UK, EU status
UK considering giving Northern Ireland joint UK, EU status

Sinn Féin councillor Ruairí McHugh says any attempt to re-commission PSNI stations for a Brexit border security plan would be totally unacceptable. The "buffer zone" proposal is understood to be under consideration as a potential way of breaking the deadlock over future customs arrangements ahead of a crunch summit of European Union leaders on ...

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  • Putin praises 'brave' Trump over planned meeting with North Korea's Kim
Putin praises 'brave' Trump over planned meeting with North Korea's Kim

Putin noted the 2018 midterm elections and the 2020 presidential election while saying, "the President of the United States is coming under attack over various matters", Putin said. When asked during the interview with broadcaster ORF if he thinks a nuclear showdown between the US and North Korea is possible Putin said, "I do not even want to think...

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  • California the key on big night of primary elections
California the key on big night of primary elections

In Clovis, voter Ken Roach, 68, voted to get rid of Democrats. Weipert said the inaccurate text messages appear to be coming from a toll-free 844 area code. The president "touches my heart", she said. Election Day is right around the corner, so dust off your ID, lace up your walking shoes and wander down to your nearest school gym to get cracki...

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  • Rolling Stone Writer Speculates Melania Trump Being Abused by Her Husband
Rolling Stone Writer Speculates Melania Trump Being Abused by Her Husband

Trump, 48, was last seen with her husband May 10, when the couple welcomed home three American hostages from North Korea at Joint Base Andrews. The White House said late on Sunday that the president and first lady would host a reception on Monday evening for the families of service members killed in the line of duty.

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  • Mueller says Manafort tried to tamper with witnesses, hide evidence
Mueller says Manafort tried to tamper with witnesses, hide evidence

According to documents filed in federal court in D.C., Manafort reached out to the would-be witnesses in February after a superseding indictment was unsealed. Another message said, "We should talk". Manafort sought to "secure materially false testimony concerning the activities of" an influential group of European leaders, called the Hapsburg group...

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  • Gabriela on Duterte kissing OFW: 'Disgusting theatrics of a misogynist'
Gabriela on Duterte kissing OFW: 'Disgusting theatrics of a misogynist'

Duterte then told the crowd "Don't take it seriously". President Rodrigo Duterte's trip to South Korea could prove fruitful, as billions of pesos in investments are expected to arrive. In April 2016, he referred to the 1989 rape and murder of a female Australian missionary in the Philippines, in a town he was then mayor of. "There wasn't ...

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  • Israel Responds With 'Mean Girls' GIF After Iran's Ayatollah Khamenei's Nuclear Threats
Israel Responds With 'Mean Girls' GIF After Iran's Ayatollah Khamenei's Nuclear Threats

The Europeans have proposed a possible supplementary deal with Tehran to keep the United States and Israel happy, which would cover its ballistic missile programme as well as its interventions in countries such as Lebanon, Syria, Iraq and Yemen.

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  • India clocks 7.7 per cent GDP growth for Q4FY18
India clocks 7.7 per cent GDP growth for Q4FY18

The India GDP growth forecast of 7.5 per cent for 2019-20 is more than a percentage point higher than the 6.4 per cent growth forecast of China . As per data released by the Central Statistics Office (CSO), GDP growth in the fourth quarter was 7.7 percent, as against 5.6 percent, 6.3 percent and 7 percent respectively, in the first three quart...

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  • High-level North Korean official arrives in NY
High-level North Korean official arrives in NY

On Thursday, Chol and Pompeo are scheduled to have full-day meetings at the White House. The official was not authorized to speak publicly about the details of the meeting and spoke on condition of anonymity. "Well, this was a very good meeting". The general public still doesn't know what the letter says , though, so Americans are imagining what t...

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  • Mueller’s Russian Federation probe costing taxpayers close to $17M
Mueller’s Russian Federation probe costing taxpayers close to $17M

He said Trump's thoughts were diverted and he later finished his point on Comey's firing , saying he wanted the investigation to proceed but Comey needed to be fired because he was "the wrong man for that position". "Should be looking at Dems corruption instead?" An attorney of U.S. President Donald Trump said that if the special counsel inv...

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  • Rajoy ousted by man he beat twice in polls
Rajoy ousted by man he beat twice in polls

Rajoy's opponents say he must take responsibility for his party's involvement in the crimes. The reputation of Rajoy's Popular Party had been largely damaged after a court verdict said it was a beneficiary of a massive kickbacks-for-contracts scheme.

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  • Bill Clinton Says He Doesn't Still Owe Monica Lewinsky an Apology
Bill Clinton Says He Doesn't Still Owe Monica Lewinsky an Apology

Clinton asked Melvin. "Do you think President Johnson should have resigned?" Clinton got especially heated when asked if he had apologized to Lewinsky for the way she was treated during the scandal . "I didn't read much murder fiction or thrillers until the early 1980s and I just got into them", Clinton was quoted as saying. It's way ov...

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  • Wife shoots, kills husband who was beating family cat
Wife shoots, kills husband who was beating family cat

The Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports the shooting occurred just before 7 a.m. Saturday. Harrison was charged with murder and taken to the Dallas County Jail on a $100,000 bond. The shooting took place around 06:45 local time, police say. "I mean, people love their pets, but it ain't that serious... to die for a cat". Mr Harrison was tra...

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  • North Korea ‘replaces’ military top brass in pre-summit shake-up
North Korea ‘replaces’ military top brass in pre-summit shake-up

North Korea will get relief from worldwide sanctions only when it has shown irreversible moves toward denuclearization, US Secretary of Defense James Mattis yesterday said ahead of a summit next week between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.

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  • Kudlow: Trudeau is 'overreacting' to United States tariffs
Kudlow: Trudeau is 'overreacting' to United States tariffs

Since slapping steel and aluminum tariffs on 30 countries last week , Mr. Trump has singled out Canada for his rhetorical fury: The U.S. President has blasted Ottawa far more than Mexico or any of the European Union countries that he also hit with levies.

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  • I have 'absolute right' to pardon myself
I have 'absolute right' to pardon myself

In a Saturday tweet , Trump asked whether the special counsel or Justice Department had leaked the letter to the media. "[It is a] really interesting constitutional argument: 'Can the president pardon himself?'" "I disagree with Giuliani and I don't believe the law favors the position he is articulating", Zeldin said .

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  • Supreme Court rules for Colorado baker in
Supreme Court rules for Colorado baker in "gay wedding" cake case

Phillips, 62, owner of Masterpiece Cakeshop , was fighting for the rights of "creative artists" to choose what they will sell. Indeed, the decision may actually give states a map on how to enforce antidiscrimination laws in a way that would require bakers (and other businesses) serve gay weddings.

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  • Suspect in 4 Phoenix-area slayings kills himself
Suspect in 4 Phoenix-area slayings kills himself

Levine's body was discovered by an acquaintance inside of his Scottsdale office in a neighborhood known as The Greens at Gainey Ranch - about 17 minutes from where the paralegals were shot. Throughout his many years, Pitt worked on a number of other cases as well - such as the Columbine school shooting and the Jodi Arias trial - assisting law enfor...

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  • Captured: Man accused of killing Tennessee sheriff’s deputy
Captured: Man accused of killing Tennessee sheriff’s deputy

Police had been searching for him since Wednesday, May 30 , 2018, when Dickson County Sheriff's Office Sgt. Daniel Baker was found dead in his vehicle. Bledsoe cried Friday as he read a statement from Baker's wife, Lisa, thanking the community for their support and law enforcement for their work in apprehending "the suspects that have forever ch...

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  • 'Frankly insulting': Trudeau slams US over tariff reasoning
'Frankly insulting': Trudeau slams US over tariff reasoning

Trump had initially imposed the new tariffs in March - saying a reliance on imported metals threatened national security - but he had previously exempted Canada , Mexico and the European Union to buy time for negotiations. And referring to the decision as "insulting", Trudeau confirmed Canada would impose reciprocal tariffs on the U.S. "All ...

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  • First lady stays behind on Trump's Camp David weekend
First lady stays behind on Trump's Camp David weekend

On Sunday Grisham said Melania will join her husband in hosting the Gold Star Families Memorial Day Reception. The First Lady spoke of the media " working overtime " and herself "working overtime on behalf of the American people ", before signing off with an exclamation mark - all trademarks of her husband's idiosyncratic Twitter style, HuffPos...

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