• Trump commutes Kardashian-backed offender's time
Trump commutes Kardashian-backed offender's time

Johnson, 63, had been serving a life sentence without the possibility of parole after she was convicted of a first-time nonviolent drug offense and charges related to money laundering. A White House official familiar with the clemency process told United States media Mr Trump also continues to examine the cases of people who he believes hav...

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  • At Shanghai Cooperation Organisation Summit, India-Uzbekistan Discuss Bilateral Ties
At Shanghai Cooperation Organisation Summit, India-Uzbekistan Discuss Bilateral Ties

India and Pakistan became its members past year. Modi said he would talk to leaders of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation's countries and discuss a "wide range of subjects" with them. Zhou also said he believed India and China had shared concerns on combating terrorism, as well as on promoting free trade and multilateralism, especially as...

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  • Israeli Army: Slain Gaza Medic Wasn't Shot Deliberately
Israeli Army: Slain Gaza Medic Wasn't Shot Deliberately

An IDF spokesman confirmed on Twitter that they did indeed shoot a Palestinian man, who was confronting soldiers with 10 others, while they were conducting an arrest in the village northwest of Ramallah . Tensions were further heightened last month after the US moved its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem in a step seen by both Israel and the Pale...

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  • U.K. Top Court Criticizes Strict Northern Irish Abortion Law
U.K. Top Court Criticizes Strict Northern Irish Abortion Law

Four of the seven justices said the law violated European conventions by not allowing abortion in cases of rape and incest. Therefore, the court can not deliver a ruling on the issue. She added, "That is why the government, like its predecessors, believes that the best forum to debate and resolve these and many other matters is a locally electe...

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  • Scores more homes destroyed by lava flow on Hawaii's Big Island
Scores more homes destroyed by lava flow on Hawaii's Big Island

Kilauea's eruption, which entered its 35th day today has destroyed over 200 homes and other buildings, forcing thousands to evacuate and its lava is now reshaping the coastline of Hawaii's Big Island. (Reuters/Terray Sylvester) A home on fire in the Kapoho area. "He was very depressed", Okabe said of how Kim, the mayor, felt about losing his ...

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  • Indian economy expands 7.7 pc in Q4, 6.7 pc in FY18
Indian economy expands 7.7 pc in Q4, 6.7 pc in FY18

However, we expect tighter financing conditions, rising oil prices and slower investments in the run-up to elections to slow GDP growth later in the year. Similarly, financial, real estate and professional services GVA grew at a higher rate of 5 per cent in the quarter as compared to 1 per cent a year ago.

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  • Trump lawyer Giuliani says president can probably pardon himself
Trump lawyer Giuliani says president can probably pardon himself

Trump has long said he wants to answer questions from special counsel Robert Mueller , but on Sunday Giuliani told ABC News , "It's beginning to get resolved" to not permitting the USA leader to sit for questioning. Mueller's questions for Trump suggest that he is attempting to ascertain whether Trump obstructed justice by allegedly telling C...

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  • China issues statement on Sino-US trade talks
China issues statement on Sino-US trade talks

No joint statement was issued at the end of Sunday's meeting in Beijing , and there has been no response to the Chinese comments by the USA side. "I want to be clear, this isn't just about [China] buying more goods, this is about structural changes", Mnuchin said.

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  • Trump says North Korea talks positive, expects Kim letter
Trump says North Korea talks positive, expects Kim letter

Trump then called the bluff by canceling the summit himself in a letter to Kim , to which North Korea responded with conciliatory statements, saying it would meet the USA any time. Bush took office in early 2001 with a tough policy on the North. "You people will have to travel, because you're going to Singapore on June 12", he said.

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  • Vermont’s spelling champion completes three rounds of national bee in D.C.
Vermont’s spelling champion completes three rounds of national bee in D.C.

Karthik Nemmani, 14, from McKinney, Texas, holds the Scripps National Spelling Bee Championship Trophy with Scripps President and Chief Executive Officer Adam Symson after winning the annual competition in Oxon Hill, Md., on Thursday. Karthik's cousin, Sri Nemmali, also competed in this year's bee and marveled at Karthik's discipline and study habi...

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  • Four Russian military personnel killed in Syria’s Deir Ezzor - ministry
Four Russian military personnel killed in Syria’s Deir Ezzor - ministry

Roughly 40 USA commandos held off about 500 forces loyal to the Syrian government - including Russian mercenaries - in an intense firefight in early February, The New York Times reports . Russian and Syrian government troops and pro-government gunmen have been fighting members of the Islamic State group in the eastern province of Deir ez-Zor whe...

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  • Only Syrian army should be on country's southern border - Russian Federation
Only Syrian army should be on country's southern border - Russian Federation

According to Israeli sources, Russian Federation has grown increasingly frustrated with Iran's presence in Syria and is anxious that fighting between Israel and Iran threatens its hard-fought victories. Both Russia and Iran have played pivotal roles in helping reverse Assad's fortunes, and Faisal Mekdad, Syria's deputy foreign minister, last week...

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  • Heroic Noblesville teacher Jason Seaman, school officials address Friday’s shooting
Heroic Noblesville teacher Jason Seaman, school officials address Friday’s shooting

Officials say the 29-year-old former college football player was shot three times Friday as he tackled the shooter inside his classroom at Noblesville West Middle School . She says Seaman, "put his own life in danger" for others. A law enforcement officer walks outside Noblesville West Middle School in Noblesville. Police say the suspected sho...

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  • After historic vote, Ireland poised to end abortion ban
After historic vote, Ireland poised to end abortion ban

Together for Yes co-director Orla O'Connor paid tribute to the women and couples "whose own bravery and dignity have moved hearts and changed minds - and given the scale of the victory, changed the country". All of Ireland's 40 voting regions tallied so far voted in favor of doing away with the amendment, which required authorities to defend the li...

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  • Pentagon uninvites China from maritime military exercise
Pentagon uninvites China from maritime military exercise

Held every two years in Hawaii, the Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) exercises involved more than 20 countries including India, Japan , the United Kingdom and - for the past two events - China. continues to privilege freedom of navigation for military and civilian vessels alike. If the US military increases its activities in the South China Sea...

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  • Trump says June 12th summit is on
Trump says June 12th summit is on

Moon said on Sunday: "Our journey to the complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula and a permanent peace agreement can not be stopped, and we have made a decision to cooperate closely". Analysts have said remarks by White House national security adviser John Bolton and Vice President Mike Pence urging a "Libya-style" coerced denuclearizatio...

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  • Australian sentenced to death in Malaysia drugs case
Australian sentenced to death in Malaysia drugs case

Exposto, 54, was arrested in December 2014 in the capital city of Kuala Lumpur on her way home to Sydney from Shanghai. The court has previously heard Ms Exposto fell victim to an internet romance scam and that she was tricked into believing she was in Shanghai to lodge documents for her online boyfriend's retirement from service in the United St...

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  • 2 injured in shooting at Indiana middle school; gunman arrested
2 injured in shooting at Indiana middle school; gunman arrested

The science teacher then bravely swatted the gun away from the shooter, possibly saving others from getting injured. Police said the student was apprehended in the classroom. Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb, flying back from Europe, said in a statement that he was monitoring the situation. "He's a hero. If he didn't do anything he probably would h...

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  • Amazon's facial recognition software can track you in real time
Amazon's facial recognition software can track you in real time

Last year, the Police Department in Orlando, Fla . announced it would begin a pilot program relying on Amazon's technology to "use existing City resources to provide real-time detection and notification of persons-of-interest, further increasing public safety".

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  • Kelly Sued for Sexual Assault, Gave Woman Herpes, Allegedly
Kelly Sued for Sexual Assault, Gave Woman Herpes, Allegedly

R. Kelly is one of pop music's bestselling artists, with hits including " Ignition ", " I Believe I Can Fly ", and " Bump N' Grind ". R. Kelly has been sued for sexual battery, false imprisonment, and for not informing a sexual partner of an STD, TMZ reports .

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  • American Idol trip victor
American Idol trip victor

Jimmy Kimmel even got into the excitement, doing a "Where Are They Now" segment with on his late night show with former Idol contestants. Caleb replied, "She's my best pal". Next: This is why they made a decision to hide their relationship. However, he also said that he just had to convince her. "I cried and anxious and wondered if this dream w...

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  • M&S to close 14 Clothing & Home stores by 2019
M&S to close 14 Clothing & Home stores by 2019

M&S, one of the best known names in British retail, made a pretax profit before one off items of £580.9m in the year to March 31. Shares in M&S were down 3 percent at 1017 GMT. The company further updated investors on its transformation programme today, with chief executive Steve Rowe saying that the first phase of the plan, dubbed "restoring t...

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  • 5 pictures that prove Princess Charlotte is already a superstar
5 pictures that prove Princess Charlotte is already a superstar

Royal supporters have become used to seeing Prince George looking dapper in a pair of shorts and he even sported pantaloons for Aunt Pippa Middleton's wedding. George's Chapel, her stunning Givenchy bridal gown trailing behind her. Princess Charlotte has been sharing bridesmaid duties with Prince Harry's goddaughters, two-year-old Zalie ...

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  • Texas school safety roundtables set to get underway
Texas school safety roundtables set to get underway

Two teachers were also killed. However, as the shooting becomes the latest in a long series of deadly ones at United States schools and becomes another pointer in the US' long-running debate over gun ownership, the killing of Karachi-born exchange student Sabika Sheikh has left the whole of Pakistan reeling from horror and grief.

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  • Explosive eruption in Hawaii prompts ashfall advisory
Explosive eruption in Hawaii prompts ashfall advisory

An ash plume from the caldera was visible from her home about two miles away from the Halemaumau crater, but Ugalde said it appeared to be a smaller cloud than Tuesday's plume that shot ash some 12,000 feet into the air. On the other hand, stratovolcanoes - which include Mount Pinatubo in the Philippines and Mount St. Helens in Washington State -...

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