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Pioneering journalist Tom Wolfe has died at the age of 88

Pioneering journalist Tom Wolfe has died at the age of 88

He coined expressions such as " radical chic ", for rich liberals fascinated with revolutionaries, and the "me generation", which nailed the self-absorption of 1970s baby boomers. He was never deterre...

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Iran FM Says 'Good Start' for EU Efforts to Save Nuclear Deal

Iran FM Says 'Good Start' for EU Efforts to Save Nuclear Deal

British, French and German foreign ministers met in Brussels on Tuesday to see how they can save the nuclear deal without the United States, but appeared hard-pressed over how their companies coul...

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Sword-wielding militants attack Indonesian police, killing one

Sword-wielding militants attack Indonesian police, killing one

Local journalist Doddy Vladimir, who was at scene of the attack, said he saw a white Toyota Avanza van hit the headquarter's fence at around 9am (02:00 GMT). Both groups have pledged allegiance to IS,...

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Meghan Markle's mother Doria Ragland will soon arrive in London

Meghan Markle's mother Doria Ragland will soon arrive in London

Thomas Markle became caught up in scandal after it was revealed that he had conspired with paparazzi photographers to stage several photoshoots for money ahead of his daughter's big day. Thomas also...

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Investigators believe deadly Southern California explosion was intentional

Investigators believe deadly Southern California explosion was intentional

The Federal Bureau of Investigations and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives are responding, according a spokesperson from each agency. The cause of the blast is being investigated...

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United Nations chief welcomes North Korea's closure of nuke test site

United Nations chief welcomes North Korea's closure of nuke test site

No. A 38 North analysis of satellite images taken May 7 showed that several support buildings outside the northern, western and southern portals had been razed while some mining cart rails had been ...

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National Peace Officers Memorial Day

National Peace Officers Memorial Day

Officer Cox's friends, family and a delegation from the Rockford Police Department attended the vigil. The annual Federal Bureau of Investigation report released last week reflected a national total...

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Soros NGO to close Hungary office over law targeting its efforts

Soros NGO to close Hungary office over law targeting its efforts

As well as bemoaning "burdensome" transparency requirements on funding from overseas, the group registered its particular anger over measures in the package invoking national security interests, suc...

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Parents deny abuse allegations after 10 children removed from California home

Parents deny abuse allegations after 10 children removed from California home

Sharon Henry, chief deputy district attorney of the Solano County district attorney's office has said that "I'm horrified by the statements that were given by these children". "I strive and pride my...

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Koreas to hold high-level talks on Wednesday

Koreas to hold high-level talks on Wednesday

An incremental North Korean approach to denuclearisation at a June 12 summit with President Donald Trump will not be acceptable to the US president or the people of South Korea, South Korea's specia...

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Russia's Grand Project to Build 'Putin's Bridge' to Crimea, in Photos

Russia's Grand Project to Build 'Putin's Bridge' to Crimea, in Photos

Vladimir Putin has opened a bridge between the Russian mainland and Crimea, tightening Russia's hold over the contested peninsula, which Moscow annexed from Ukraine in 2014. "Putin initiated this...

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Terror suspect killed in fresh gunfire in Indonesia's Surabaya

Terror suspect killed in fresh gunfire in Indonesia's Surabaya

Two police officers were among the injured after a series of explosions took place in the morning during Sunday service, Efe quoted East Java police spokesperson Frans Barung Mangera as saying. The ...

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Top US Senate intelligence Democrat backs Trump CIA nominee

Top US Senate intelligence Democrat backs Trump CIA nominee

Richard Burr (R-NC) speak following CIA Director nominee Gina Haspel testifying before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., May 9, 2018. Such unusual move former mi...

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Minnesota lawmaker plans path for sports betting after Supreme Court gives go-ahead

Minnesota lawmaker plans path for sports betting after Supreme Court gives go-ahead

Although the laws aren't quite in place yet, New Jersey is already making preparations to expand its casino industry with the introduction of sports betting . Lawmakers gave the Pennsylvania G...

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National Hurricane Center watching tropical disturbance in Gulf of Mexico

National Hurricane Center watching tropical disturbance in Gulf of Mexico

An upper level low slowly spinning in the Gulf of Mexico will head toward Middle Tennessee beginning Tuesday. When systems spin up, the structure can be a blend of both tropical and winter character...

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Controversial pro-Trump pastor gives blessing at Jerusalem embassy opening

Controversial pro-Trump pastor gives blessing at Jerusalem embassy opening

Romney stated on his Twitter account Sunday that, " Robert Jeffress says 'you can't be saved by being a Jew", and 'Mormonism is a heresy from the pit of hell .' He's said the same about Islam. S...

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Second Democratic Senator Comes Out in Support of Haspel

Second Democratic Senator Comes Out in Support of Haspel

Others disagree two senators both from states that voted Trump, have backed Haspel's nomination. "At an IN campaign rally this week, Trump referred to the Indian senator as "Sleepin' Joe" Donnelly," ...

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Israeli Forces Kill and Wound Palestinians at Gaza Border Protests

Israeli Forces Kill and Wound Palestinians at Gaza Border Protests

Peace talks aimed a finding a two-state solution to the conflict have been frozen since 2014. The Trump administration has almost completed a long-awaited Israeli-Palestinian peace plan but is und...

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McCain 'surprised' WH aide not fired for snide remark

McCain 'surprised' WH aide not fired for snide remark

John McCain urged his Senate colleagues to reject Gina Haspel as Central Intelligence Agency director because she had overseen torture of detainees, a White House official reportedly mocked the ail...

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Pep Guardiola hails Manchester City centurions

Pep Guardiola hails Manchester City centurions

Pep Guardiola reacted to the team's 106th league goal of the season by leaping out of his seat in the dugout and punching the air. Though there were few chances to speak of at either end during the o...

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Kilauea could erupt with 'once-in-a-century' explosion, geologists warn

Kilauea could erupt with 'once-in-a-century' explosion, geologists warn

Kilauea, however, is a shield volcano, where basaltic lava flows nearly continuously out of a summit crater and other vents, building a flat dome. There are now 15 of the vents spread through the Leil...

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Mahathir to be sworn in as Malaysian PM

Mahathir to be sworn in as Malaysian PM

It was a remarkable comeback for Mahathir, who was premier for 22 years until his retirement in 2003. Najib Razak posted his response to the ban on his official Twitter account @NajibRazak, sa...

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Suspect in custody after shots fired at California school

Suspect in custody after shots fired at California school

Officials said deputies searched the elementary school and found no evidence of a shooting. The victim, also 14, was shot in the arm and is listed in stable condition at a hospital, authorities ...

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Golden Knights, Jets open conference final

Golden Knights, Jets open conference final

The Jets took that series by winning game-seven on the road by a score of 5-1. "They had 109 points". "I think it's really the driving force within the group that there's so much more to give, and ...

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Cyprus and Israel among favourites to win

Cyprus and Israel among favourites to win

But it was a short return: Russia's contestant, Yulia Samoilova, went out in the semifinals, while Ukraine singer Melovin advanced to the grand final. Ireland have made the Eurovision finals for the...

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