• Hawaii emerges from threat as storm veers away from islands
Hawaii emerges from threat as storm veers away from islands

Lane , which had been downgraded to a tropical storm on Saturday, dumped the fourth-highest amount of rain for a hurricane to hit the US since 1950, preliminary figures from the National Weather Service show. On the island of Oahu, shopkeepers ripped out plywood; the Honolulu Zoo and municipal golf courses said they were back in business. Fed...

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  • 'Multiple fatalities' after shooting rampage at Madden tourney at Jacksonville Landing
'Multiple fatalities' after shooting rampage at Madden tourney at Jacksonville Landing

Gunman David Katz , a 24-year-old gamer from Baltimore, Maryland, was in Jacksonville for the tournament. "Then we heard repeat shots and we took off running", said Williams, who participated in the tournament earlier. 'I knew the other students very well, but he did not open up the same way as the others did. The shooting happened at a qu...

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  • U.S. Drone Strike Kills Islamic State Leader in Afghanistan
U.S. Drone Strike Kills Islamic State Leader in Afghanistan

The intelligence agency described him as the "emir" of the group, though that. "An American airstrike killed the leader of the Islamic State in northern Afghanistan, the latest in a series of crippling setbacks for the extremist organization in the country, according to American and Afghan officials on Monday".

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  • Eight people dead after apartment fire in Chicago
Eight people dead after apartment fire in Chicago

The children killed ranged in ages from 3-months to 16-years old. The cause of the fire is under investigation. Langford said the fire is Chicago's deadliest blaze since at least 2000 and may be its deadliest since 1993, when 19 people were killed by a fire that swept through the Paxton Hotel, a single room occupancy residential hotel.

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  • Survival expert held in Spain over 1998 murder of Dutch boy, 11
Survival expert held in Spain over 1998 murder of Dutch boy, 11

The detainee was due to be brought before a court today (Monday) and could be extradited to the Netherlands within a few days. Suspect Jos Brech, a former scout worker who is believed to be a survival expert, was reported missing in April and police had thought he was hiding in France's mountainous eastern Vosges region, where he owns a chalet....

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  • Cohen's lawyer walks back claim Trump knew of Russian Federation meeting
Cohen's lawyer walks back claim Trump knew of Russian Federation meeting

The Washington Post also published a similar story, citing Lanny Davis , Cohen's lawyer, who agreed to go on the record. Even Trump's own attorney, former prosecutor and mayor Rudy Giuliani , had trouble standing behind the suggestions the President made about cooperation, telling The News Friday that his client "is not a lawyer".

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  • Trump blocked White House statement for McCain, report claims
Trump blocked White House statement for McCain, report claims

It was McCain who stopped Trump's repeal of Obamacare and Trump referred to the veteran as "not a war hero". Sen. John McCain , a legend in the Senate, a hero for the country and a statesman who shaped the country on everything from United States foreign policy to immigration reform, has left a hole in the heart of Washington.

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  • China: Trump is 'irresponsible' for cancelling North Korea visit
China: Trump is 'irresponsible' for cancelling North Korea visit

Trump said on Friday that Pompeo would still head to North Korea "in the near future", saying this was likely to occur when the US-China trading relationship is "resolved". There was no mention of Pompeo's canceled visit. The United States depends on China to enforce crippling sanctions against North Korea. The US and China have been locked in ...

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  • Hundreds evacuated as forest fire sends smoke over Berlin READ MORE
Hundreds evacuated as forest fire sends smoke over Berlin READ MORE

By the evening, the authorities had evacuated the villages of Frohnsdorf, Klausdorf and Tiefenbrunnen. Around 600 people fled their homes in three villages in Brandenburg, 50 kilometres miles southwest of the capital, late on Thursday as firefighters battled the blaze from the air with water-bombing helicopters.

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  • Former top Vatican official calls on Pope to resign amid abuse crisis
Former top Vatican official calls on Pope to resign amid abuse crisis

A senior Vatican official called on Pope Francis to resign, accusing the pontiff of failing to act sooner on sexual abuse allegations against former cardinal Theodore McCarrick. "Let us be clear that they are still allegations, but as your shepherd, I find them to be credible", the Most Reverend Joseph E. Strickland wrote in a letter to members o...

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  • British-Iranian woman returns to Tehran jail after extension refused
British-Iranian woman returns to Tehran jail after extension refused

Her husband, Richard Ratcliffe, said that she chose to go back with her head held high rather than be dragged out in front of her daughter. Her husband, Richard Ratcliffe, said that on her way back to where her family has been staying in Damavand, northeast of Tehran, the 40-year-old was told her extension had been approved.

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  • Services for McCain set for Phoenix, Washington, Annapolis
Services for McCain set for Phoenix, Washington, Annapolis

In Washington, McCain will lie in state Friday in the Capitol Rotunda with a formal ceremony and time for the public to pay respects. Ducey's office has heard from Vice President Mike Pence's aides about the choice, a person familiar with the discussions said Sunday.

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  • Myanmar military leaders should be tried for genocide against Rohingya
Myanmar military leaders should be tried for genocide against Rohingya

The investigators from United Nations called for an worldwide probe and action against top leadership of Myanmar's army including its chief for genocide against the country's Rohingya minority. "So far, condemnations without action by United Nations member states have only emboldened a culture of violence and oppression in Myanmar", Adams said.

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  • Moscow warns Washington against ‘reckless steps in Syria
Moscow warns Washington against ‘reckless steps in Syria

Later, Dmitry Peskov told reporters that President Vladimir Putin received Cavusoglu and Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar in the Kremlin. Tensions between the nuclear powers flared after National Security Adviser John Bolton told his Russian counterpart, Nikolai Patrushev, that the U.S.

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  • Mass Shooter at Madden Tournament Was Gamer Who Lost
Mass Shooter at Madden Tournament Was Gamer Who Lost

Twitch removed the video, but it remained available on social media. A shooting rampage during a Madden 19 video game tournament at the site resulted in 3 deaths including the shooter, with several others wounded, according to published reports .

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  • New Australian PM selects cabinet, foreign affairs minister resigns
New Australian PM selects cabinet, foreign affairs minister resigns

Today, Mr Dutton was sworn back in as Home Affairs Minister , after failing in his bid for the Liberal leadership last week. The latest Newspoll, published by The Australian newspaper, also showed opposition Labor leader Bill Shorten, who had long trailed Mr Turnbull, is now preferred prime minister .

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  • Trump says Michael Cohen didn't commit crimes. He's wrong
Trump says Michael Cohen didn't commit crimes. He's wrong

Trump and his allies seized on the erosion of those claims . The testimony implicated Trump in the crime, legal analysts said , although few believe the sitting president could be indicted. Just 20 percent said they hadn't seen news coverage about the ex-Trump lawyer. With his back against the wall after one of the most damaging weeks of...

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  • The Rise and Fall of Flights from Iran to Western Europe
The Rise and Fall of Flights from Iran to Western Europe

The deal, which dealt with halting the nation's creation of nuclear weapons, also allowed for the lifting of economic sanctions that had largely prevented trade with the west in years prior. They are expected to argue that the ICJ should not have jurisdiction in the dispute. "The reimposition of sanctions against Iran after the unilateral withdra...

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  • Sports world reacts to the death of John McCain
Sports world reacts to the death of John McCain

The comment was restrained as Trump tweets go, yet fell far short of the statements the White House typically releases when a prominent politician dies, regardless of their party. Former Presidents Barack Obama and George W. Bush are expected to speak at the service. "Out of respect for the life and legacy of Senator John McCain and his f...

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  • US Senator John McCain dies after brain tumour battle
US Senator John McCain dies after brain tumour battle

He unsuccessfully for the Republican presidential nomination in 2000, then won it in 2008. He pointed to a sentence in his new book and told me 'that's all that matters.' The sentence was this: 'Nothing in life is more liberating than to fight for a cause larger than yourself'.

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