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Browder and Cherkasov live in the Britain. "Urgent: Just was arrested by Spanish police in Madrid on a Russian Interpol arrest warrant", he tweeted initially. "Moscow should concentrate on bringing those responsible for the murder of Magnitsky to justice". "When we checked the warrant we found it had expired and he was released immediately".
  • Spain Arrests US-Born Investor Browder on Russian Interpol Warrant

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    Two months prior to his sentencing, Interpol blocked a Russian arrest warrant for Browder, saying it was found to be "non-compliant" after a review by the agency's General Secretariat. Russian President Vladimir Putin retaliated by signing a law that banned Americans from adopting children in Russia, as well as drawing up a list of US officials barred from the country.
  • United States to keep confronting Beijing in S. China Sea: Mattis

    United States to keep confronting Beijing in S. China Sea: Mattis

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    Reuters first reported that two U.S. Navy warships sailed near South China Sea islands claimed by China on Sunday, even as President Donald Trump seeks Chinese cooperation on North Korea. "When they (Chinese) do things that are opaque to the rest of us, then we can not cooperate in areas that we would otherwise cooperate in", Mattis said.
  • Trump Holds Rally In Nashville

    Trump Holds Rally In Nashville

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    Senate. "We need Marsha in the Senate to continue the incredible progress and work that we've done over the a year ago and a half", Trump said of Republican Rep. "If Bredesen were ever to get elected, he would do whatever Chuck and Nancy" want, Trump said. The president also talked about tax reform, MS-13, immigration, supporting veterans and even stating yet again that Mexico will fund the southern border wall .
  • Russian journalist fatally shot in Ukrainian capital

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    What is known about the killing? The journalist was reportedly shot several times in the back. Anton Gerashenko, a Ukrainian MP, said Mr Babchenko was shot "multiple times" in the back by an unknown assassin as he opened the door of his flat after returning home from buying bread in a nearby shop.
  • Israeli intelligence minister denies Gaza ceasefire

    Israeli intelligence minister denies Gaza ceasefire

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    Mission to the United Nations, according to the AFP news agency . "Israel does not want the situation to deteriorate, but those who started the violence must stop it", he said . Three Islamic Jihad members were killed in an Israeli strike Sunday, and the group vowed revenge. At least 116 Palestinians have been killed by Israeli fire and more than 10,000 have been injured since mass demonstrations began on March 30.
  • UI only Nigerian university ranked among world's top 1000

    UI only Nigerian university ranked among world's top 1000

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    The University of Cape Town ranked first in South Africa and 223 on the CWU rankings‚ followed by the University of the Witwatersrand (230)‚ the University of KwaZulu-Natal (402)‚ University of Pretoria (438) and Stellenbosch University (448).
  • Islamic Jihad announces ceasefire with Israel after day of strikes

    Islamic Jihad announces ceasefire with Israel after day of strikes

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    The Israeli military said more than 25 projectiles were fired on Tuesday. One mortar shell exploded near a kindergarten building, a military spokesman said, causing damage to the structure. With limited options at its disposal, and a failure so far of the protests to significantly ease the blockade, Hamas appears to be gambling that limited rocket fire might somehow shake up the situation.
  • More Hawaii residents forced to evacuate as Kilauea volcano danger continues

    More Hawaii residents forced to evacuate as Kilauea volcano danger continues

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    The U.S. Geological Survey said sulfur dioxide emissions from the volcano have more than doubled since the current eruption began. Places to stayKilauea volcano eruptions:Near-continuous eruptions. The civil defence agency had ordered more residents of the vulnerable Leilani Estates area to leave because of the lava. This animated image shows the lava flows from the Kilauea Volcano in the Leilani Estates neighborhood of Hawaii's Big Island on May 23, 2018.
  • Papua New Guinea bans Facebook

    Papua New Guinea bans Facebook

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    Fake news on Facebook is a big problem and Papua New Guinea (PNG), a tiny island nation near Australia, is taking some bold steps to solve this. Basil has been closely following the US Senate hearing that Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg gave and the class action suit against Facebook and Cambridge Analytica.
  • Reporter, Photographer Killed After Tree Strikes Vehicle in NC

    Reporter, Photographer Killed After Tree Strikes Vehicle in NC

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    Highway 176 near Tryon. Smeltzer worked in Greenville for more than a decade, coming to WYFF-TV in February from a different station in the market. The two had reported on flooding and severe weather associated with Subtropical Storm Alberto , the television station said .
  • Russian journalist and Kremlin critic Arkady Babchenko shot dead in Kiev

    Russian journalist and Kremlin critic Arkady Babchenko shot dead in Kiev

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    The head of Russia's Human Rights Council said the council condemns the murder and will demand that Kiev conduct a thorough investigation. In a statement, the Russian ministry said, "The level of physical violence and murders of the media workers in this country ( Ukraine ) has been growing consistently and the investigations do not result in the punishment of the criminals".
  • European Union announces crackdown on single use and harmful plastics

    European Union announces crackdown on single use and harmful plastics

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    The items flagged by the European Commission include cotton swabs, plastic cutlery, plastic plates, straws, drink stirrers, balloon sticks, food containers, beverage cups, beverage containers, cigarette butts, plastic bags, crisp packets, sweet wrappers, wet wipes, sanitary products, and fishing gear.
  • Malaysia PM will scrap high-speed rail project with Singapore

    Malaysia PM will scrap high-speed rail project with Singapore

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    That will be dropped. The deputy prime minister told reporters at a buka puasa event in Lembah Pantai today that the decision was made following careful consideration by Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad after various factors had been taken into account.
  • Trump, without evidence, accuses Mueller’s team of meddling in the midterm elections

    Trump, without evidence, accuses Mueller’s team of meddling in the midterm elections

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    Fox News' Shepard Smith gave a scathing critique of President Trump's accusations against special counsel Robert Mueller's probe into Russian election interference and alleged collusion with the Trump campaign. Trump has increasingly stepped up his attacks on the special counsel and his team while also asserting that high-ranking Federal Bureau of Investigation and Justice Department officials planted informants in his 2016 campaign.
  • Fears of massive explosion as Hawaii lava flow reaches power station

    Fears of massive explosion as Hawaii lava flow reaches power station

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    He added that the episode underscores the need for residents remaining in areas threatened by lava to be prepared to flee quickly. After learning the divesting news that the lava flow engulfed their home over the weekend, Keau stated in an update posted on Monday: 'all I can tell him [my son] is baby I want to go home but pele/the lava took our home'.
  • White House Moves Ahead With Tough Trade Measures on China

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    This includes products related to the "Made in China 2025" program. WASHINGTON-U.S. President Donald Trump said Tuesday that he would proceed with tariffs on $50 billion (U.S.) in Chinese imports and introduce new limits on Chinese investment in U.S.
  • Russian Journalist Arkady Babchenko Shot Dead in Kiev

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    Babchenko fled Russian Federation in 2017 after stating that he was receiving death threats over his reporting. In Moscow , officials and lawmakers criticized Ukrainian authorities for their alleged failure to protect journalists. Just hours before he was shot, Babchenko wrote on Facebook that he narrowly escaped death exactly four years ago when the Ukrainian military refused to take him on a helicopter heading to the front line in eastern Ukraine.
  • More than 4,600 killed in Hurricane Maria

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    Puerto Rico's government released a statement welcoming the study and saying it would analyse it further. That's more than 75 times higher than the island's previous official count, and if widely accepted would cement the storm as one of the most deadly natural disasters to ever affect United States citizens.
  • Mueller's Team Is 'Meddling' in Midterm Elections

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    Following the 2016 election, some US Senators, seeking to dismiss Trump, including Democratic Senator from California Maxine Waters, called to impeach the president for conflict of interest charges involving Trump family's global business contracts.
  • Roman Abramovich becomes Israeli citizen after United Kingdom delays visa renewal

    Roman Abramovich becomes Israeli citizen after United Kingdom delays visa renewal

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    An Israeli passport will allow Mr Abramovich to enter Britain for up to six months, but he won't be able to work there without first receiving a work visa. Reports coming in from Israel however suggest the Russian might settle down in Tel Aviv, having bought a property from actress Gal Gadot. The company's Facebook page features a post at 2pm saying "An important visitor in our pilot production line today Roman Abramovich " together with a photograph of the Russian-Israeli billionaire.
  • Clapper on 'Spygate': I never have liked the term 'spy'

    Clapper on 'Spygate': I never have liked the term 'spy'

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    Trump in recent weeks has called for a second special counsel - to investigate whether the Justice Department surveilled his campaign. "The collusion part, we are pretty comfortable with because there has been none", Giuliani said . Although Clapper , the former director of national intelligence , downplayed Trump's concern, he said that Federal Bureau of Investigation spying would have been a "good" way to counter Russian interference.
  • New Zealand to slaughter 150,000 cows in record cull

    New Zealand to slaughter 150,000 cows in record cull

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    Katie Milne, the national president of the advocacy group Federated Farmers, said it was important to try to get rid of Mycoplasma bovis while there was still a chance. New Zealand is the world's largest exporter of dairy, producing 3% of all the world's milk. The country will spend 886 million New Zealand dollars (Rs 4,150 crore) over two years on the effort to eradicate the disease.
  • Sushma Swaraj Apologises For Saying PM Modi Addressed Indians In Nepal

    Sushma Swaraj Apologises For Saying PM Modi Addressed Indians In Nepal

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    India continued to trade with Iran during previous sanctions but had to cut oil imports as the sanctions choked off banking channels and insurance cover for tankers. Washington has also tightened sanctions recently against Venezuela over the controversial reelection of President Nicolas Maduro. The port is of strategic importance to India, which wants to use it as part of a new maritime route that goes around its neighbor and rival, Pakistan.
  • Service member missing after flooding strikes Maryland city

    Service member missing after flooding strikes Maryland city

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    Horror flash flooding in Maryland has transformed streets into raging, six-foot high rivers as torrential rain soaks much of the state. The owner of the restaurant, Simon Cortes, described Mr Hermond as a "super nice guy" and noted he had supported the community following the last devastating flood in July 2016.
  • Israel, Russia agree to keep Iran and Hezbollah from border

    Israel, Russia agree to keep Iran and Hezbollah from border

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    A Syrian state-run newspaper says Damascus will keep fighting the country's rebels - or "terrorists" as the government calls opposition fighters - despite USA warnings against a new offensive in southern Daraa province. Israel has warned it will not tolerate a permanent Iranian military presence in Syria. In addition to violence inside Syria, Daraa's location on the border of the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights makes any operation there highly sensitive.
  • Hawaii orders fresh evacuations amid fast-moving lava

    Hawaii orders fresh evacuations amid fast-moving lava

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    This May 23 satellite photo provided by DigitalGlobe shows lava coming out of fissures caused by Kilauea volcano , near the Puna Geothermal Venture in Pahoa. That lava flow has stopped on the property so there is no risk, for now, to the other nine wells. Civil Defense says there are also reports of lava fountains on Moku Street.
  • Belgium gunman killed police with their own firearms

    Belgium gunman killed police with their own firearms

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    Yves Stevens of Belgium's federal crisis center said that security in Liege is now under control, and that there was no reason yet to raise the national terror threat level. Video showed people fleeing the street as gunshots ring out. "Our thoughts are with the victims of this awful act". State broadcaster RTBF said the shooting happened Tuesday near a cafe on the Boulevard d'Avroy.
  • Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich takes Israeli citizenship

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    An official at Nativ, a government department that deals with Jewish communities in the former Soviet Union, said Mr Abramovich had applied for an immigration visa at Israel's embassy in Moscow. He is a frequent visitor to Israel and bought a hotel in Tel Aviv in 2015 which according to reports, has been converted into his residence. It was not immediately clear if there was a direct link between Britain's harder line on Russian oligarchs and Abramovich's visa delay.
  • SC photojournalist, Virginia native, dies while covering story

    SC photojournalist, Virginia native, dies while covering story

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    Highway 176 near Tryon. Tryon Fire Chief Geoffrey Tennant says he spoke to the pair 10 minutes before they were killed. PETERSBURG — A television news reporter from St. "We talked a little bit about how he wanted us to stay safe and we wanted him to stay safe", Tennant said. According to WYFF , McCormick was from Florida and started at WYFF in 2007 as a reporter in the station's Spartanburg newsroom.
  • Flash flood sweeps cars down street in Maryland

    Flash flood sweeps cars down street in Maryland

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    Hermond is the only person who has been reported missing, and there have been no other reports of fatalities or serious injuries. The river rose 17.8 feet in two hours on Sunday afternoon to 24.13 feet, a new record from the previous high of 23.6 feet.
  • Moon Jae-in calls for more impromptu talks with North Korea

    Moon Jae-in calls for more impromptu talks with North Korea

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    U.S. and North Korean officials met Sunday at a border truce village as preparations resumed for a high-stakes, high-drama summit that President Donald Trump suggests could help the North realise its "brilliant potential". "This is a great step", said Vipin Narang, a nuclear nonproliferation expert at MIT, noting that the summit preparation was best handled by experts behind the scenes rather than in public forums like Twitter.
  • National Guardsman Eddison Hermond missing after Ellicott City flood

    National Guardsman Eddison Hermond missing after Ellicott City flood

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    Days ago, Gov. Hogan announced that Howard County would get just over $1 million from FEMA that would fund a storm drain project that will reduce the flood risk of areas surrounding Ellicott City's Main Street. "We will be there for them as we were in 2016", he said. Many businesses had just finished rebuilding, Kittleman said. Catonsville saw more than 10 inches of rain - more than Ellicott City.
  • Giuliani says informant info key to giving Mueller interview

    Giuliani says informant info key to giving Mueller interview

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    The second concurred with the assessment by the FBI, CIA and National Security Agency that Russian Federation tried to assist Trump and damage Clinton, the committee said in a press release. Giuliani echoed these claims Sunday, calling the investigation "rigged" and saying it would yield no evidence of collusion regarding the president or his closest advisers.