• 100 firefighters tackle blaze at London's Mandarin Oriental
100 firefighters tackle blaze at London's Mandarin Oriental

The Mandarin Oriental describes itself on its website as "one of London's most celebrated five-star hotels" that "exudes an enticing mix of elegance and luxury". The road in front of the hotel in London's ritzy Knightsbridge neighbourhood was closed, causing rush-hour traffic chaos in the area. While the cause of the fire has not been publi...

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  • Aide: EPA's Pruitt sought used Trump hotel mattress
Aide: EPA's Pruitt sought used Trump hotel mattress

The aide, Millan Hupp, served as Pruitt's director of scheduling and advance and, in an interview with congressional investigators, she said she performed various personal tasks for the administrator, including contacting real estate agents, visiting rental properties and trying to acquire the mattress.

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  • King warns Jordan 'at crossroads' over economic protests
King warns Jordan 'at crossroads' over economic protests

In his last post as education minister, Razzaz oversaw plans to overhaul the country's traditional state education system, drawing on U.S. and Western donor aid. "We are demanding a change to the government's economic program, not just a change in prime minister", said 23-year-old university student Ahmad Abu Ghazzal.

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  • Rodman considering trip to Singapore during US-North Korea summit — NYPost
Rodman considering trip to Singapore during US-North Korea summit — NYPost

Ahead of the summit, North Korea has been engaged in a flurry of diplomatic activity. The US already has about 30,000 forces in South Korea along its border of North Korea. This year's forum ended its three-run on Sunday with U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis, South Korea's Defense Minister Song Young-moo and Indian Prime Minister Narendra M...

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  • Ethiopian pastor reportedly killed by crocodile as he attempted to baptize worshippers
Ethiopian pastor reportedly killed by crocodile as he attempted to baptize worshippers

Ultimately, they only managed to save his body from the crocodile - dragging it from the lake with fishing nets as the crocodile disappeared into the water. Lake Abaya, which covers an area of 1,162 square kilometers is known for its significant crocodile population. Shamefully, if the sanctuary's temperature isn't to our liking, we whine and compl...

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  • The 29 most provocative lines from Rudy Giuliani's interview with Chris Cuomo
The 29 most provocative lines from Rudy Giuliani's interview with Chris Cuomo

Giuliani made the comments after the publication of a 20-page letter sent to Mueller from Trump's legal team earlier this year that lays out the president's legal strategy in the Russian Federation investigation. "It's all politics... in the end we're not talking about crimes", he added . They argued that the President could not possib...

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  • Primary day election results
Primary day election results

A crowded field is running to replace term-limited Gov. State Sen. Janet Nguyen, R-Fountain Valley, held a large lead in early returns in her reelection bid. "[The gas tax] has pushed the price of gasoline over $4 a gallon, way more than our neighboring state", he said. Hugin barely concentrated on Goldberg, a former IT professional and constru...

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  • Brexit secretary plans to give Northern Ireland joint UK, EU status
Brexit secretary plans to give Northern Ireland joint UK, EU status

While the Department of Exiting the European Union has not provided any response to The Sun in relation to their initial report, an unnamed senior Whitehall source told the newspaper: " Max Fac 2 is tremendously complicated, but it's at least something the Cabinet can unite around ".

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  • Saudi authorities issue first driver's license to woman
Saudi authorities issue first driver's license to woman

King Salman issued a royal decree in September lifting the ban on women driving in the country. Expectations are that next week an additional 2,000 women will join the ranks of licenced drivers in the Kingdom. Saudi women had also been banned from voting until 2015, when they were allowed to vote in local elections. Saudi Arabia's prosecutor sai...

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  • First Lady Will Not Join President on Trips to G7, NKorea Summit
First Lady Will Not Join President on Trips to G7, NKorea Summit

On May 14, the White House announced that Melania Trump underwent a medical procedure to treat a benign kidney condition . After 20 days out of the public eye and an unloading of (fairly viable) conspiracy theories by people online, Melania broke her silence on Wednesday with a tweet.

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  • Trump to meet with families of victims of Texas shooting
Trump to meet with families of victims of Texas shooting

There was a large security presence at the stadium, KPRC-TV reports . For more than an hour federal, state and local officials listened. Besides summoning a larger police presence on public school campuses, Abbott wants USA military veterans and police who have retired from the force to step up school security.

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  • US renews call for OAS to suspend Venezuela
US renews call for OAS to suspend Venezuela

In addition to suspension from the OAS - which carries penalties such as suspension from aid granted by the regional development bank, the Inter-American Development Bank - Pompeo called for increased regional sanctions on Venezuela . The explicit call for suspension from the multilateral body was previewed Friday in a McClatchy report where a W...

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  • White House Plans Trump Putin Summit
White House Plans Trump Putin Summit

Citing a senior administration official, the daily says that the U.S.' ambassador in Moscow, Jon Huntsman, is helping to broker a meeting between the leaders, though planning remains in its initial stages. The ambassador has reportedly been in Washington working on the plans. Though Trump invited Putin to visit the White House during a phone ca...

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  • Victim's cousin in 1968 Fulton hit-and-run
Victim's cousin in 1968 Fulton hit-and-run "unsettled" by Parkhurst being called hero

Darlene Ashby McCann, who was holding her little sister's hand when she was struck, said that Mr Parkhurst never apologised. Parkhurst had confessed five years ago to a 1968 hit-and-run death in NY. Mr Parkhurst was never charged in the hit-and-run death that killed Carolee Ashby in NY on Halloween night in 1968. A 51-year-old woman was arreste...

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  • Trump's lawyer says will fight Russian Federation probe subpoena
Trump's lawyer says will fight Russian Federation probe subpoena

Trump's lawyers argued in a letter to the special counsel that the president could not have obstructed the probe given the powers granted to him by the Constitution, the New York Times reported on Saturday. Though Mueller has raised the prospect of subpoenaing Trump if he rejects a voluntary interview, it's not clear he'll actually do so. Giu...

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  • Former Trump staffer Manafort accused of witness tampering
Former Trump staffer Manafort accused of witness tampering

Manafort also repeatedly phoned and messaged another witness while on his $10 million bail and under house arrest. Although the witnesses are unnamed, prosecutors have said they "were principals in a public relations firm that worked with Manafort in organizing a group of former European officials, known as the Hapsburg group, who promoted Ukrain...

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  • Manafort’s iCloud shows he tried to tamper with witnesses, says Mueller
Manafort’s iCloud shows he tried to tamper with witnesses, says Mueller

In court documents, an Federal Bureau of Investigation agent wrote that at least one witness has said Manafort reached out and seemed to be trying to coach them on what to say about his lobbying practices, The New York Times reports. Mr. Manafort has pleaded not guilty. However, he could not quite manage to do that, as that person hung up on ...

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  • 'Remarkable' Treatment Arms T Cells Against Breast Cancer
'Remarkable' Treatment Arms T Cells Against Breast Cancer

The life of a woman with terminal breast cancer has been saved by a pioneering new therapy, say United States researchers. Dr. Jennifer Ashton, ABC News" Chief Medical Correspondent, says, "This is for the woman at intermediate risk for that cancer to reoccur.

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  • Guatemala volcanic eruption sends lava into homes, kills 25
Guatemala volcanic eruption sends lava into homes, kills 25

At least 25 people were killed after the volcano erupted Sunday, spewing a river of lava and plumes of smoke nearly 6 miles into the air, said CONRED , the government agency for disaster reduction. Cabanas said those who were killed had been overrun by fast-moving burning material discharged by the volcano on Sunday. The three-day search an...

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  • Bomber attacks meeting of Islamic scholars in Afghanistan
Bomber attacks meeting of Islamic scholars in Afghanistan

No group immediately claimed responsibility for the attack. A suicide attack on Monday targeted a key religious gathering in Kabul in which clerics described such attacks as un-Islamic. The explosion struck as the council was ending and the participants were about to leave, Mr Aziz said. Najib Danish, spokesman for the Interior Ministry, said...

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