• Texas mother arrested for allegedly selling young children

    Texas mother arrested for allegedly selling young children

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    It is unclear how much she was paid for the children, or why she was selling them. Jail records obtained by the local NBC affiliate revealed the boy was sold to two men. The mother is being held under a $100,000 bond. According to Department of Public Safety special agents, Garza told them that she and her boyfriend owed drug money and sold the child to clear the debt.
  • Woman calls cops on black lawmaker while campaigning in her district

    Woman calls cops on black lawmaker while campaigning in her district

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    Bynum told The Oregonian/OregonLive on Tuesday that she was knocking on doors and talking to residents for two hours along Southeast 125th Avenue and was stopped by a deputy on her second to last of about 30 homes on her list. "It was just weird", Bynum told OregonLive. Bynum explained that she was the state representative for that district, and often takes notes on her cellphone to record conversations while out canvassing.
  • Trump deletes tweet about writing skills because of spelling mistakes

    Trump deletes tweet about writing skills because of spelling mistakes

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    Donald Trump is exhausted of the FAKE NEWS MEDIA spending precious time trying to find mistakes in his always-perfect-never-misspelled tweets. Pundits, writers, and journalists shared jokes about the Trump tweet and some speculated that may not have even written the post, as some of his tweets are shared by his communications staff.
  • Trump says Kim Jong-un ‘sees different future’ for North Korea

    Trump says Kim Jong-un ‘sees different future’ for North Korea

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    The State Department is pushing back against suggestions the Trump administration has softened its stance on North Korea as the top USA diplomat travels to Pyongyang for crucial nuclear talks. That 1953 agreement established the border between North and South Korea, and a demilitarized the zone between the two nations, History.com noted .
  • Massive 'Trump Baby' Blimp to Fly Over London During President's Visit

    Massive 'Trump Baby' Blimp to Fly Over London During President's Visit

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    An inflatable "Trump baby" blimp measuring approximately six meters in height has been given the green light to fly over London during President Donald Trump's visit. Activist Leo Murray told Sky News the blimp is an "obscene mutant clone of" Trump. However approvals are also required from the Metropolitan Police and National Air Traffic Service.
  • Trump says he doesn't believe allegations against Jim Jordan

    Trump says he doesn't believe allegations against Jim Jordan

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    Jordan said he and DiSabato were previously friends. A source in Jordan's office, who described the emails as " weird, seemingly unhinged", told ABC News the lawmaker received the emails on his personal account and they were turned over by his staff to Capitol Police for their expert assessment.
  • THREE LEFT: Trump Narrows Supreme Court Pick, Announcement Coming MONDAY

    THREE LEFT: Trump Narrows Supreme Court Pick, Announcement Coming MONDAY

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    Lee was interviewed by phone on Monday. Last week, Senator Ted Cruz, another Republican conservative, said he had urged Trump to consider nominating Lee, telling the "Michael Berry Show", a radio program, that Lee "would be a justice you could trust to always be faithful to the Constitution and the Bill of Rights".
  • The Senate Intelligence Committee Refutes Trump-As Quietly As Possible

    The Senate Intelligence Committee Refutes Trump-As Quietly As Possible

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    The update includes a finding of inconsistency in confidence level between the National Security Agency, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation and CIA with respect to Russian President Vladimir Putin's efforts to help the prospects for electing Donald Trump by denigrating Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton .
  • Indianapolis church cages Holy Family in immigration protest

    Indianapolis church cages Holy Family in immigration protest

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    In a statement released this morning , the church announced that the display is part of their #EveryFamilyisHoly campaign, which is created to bring awareness to the immigrant family separations happening at the US-Mexico border. It was expanded in May to include the president's abusive child separation policy , which forcibly removes children from their families and places them in separate juvenile or "tender age" immigration prisons while their parents await a court hearing.
  • Russian's Lavrov hopes visiting U.S. lawmakers will help mend ties: agencies

    Russian's Lavrov hopes visiting U.S. lawmakers will help mend ties: agencies

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    Richard Shelby, a Republican senator from Alabama who heads the delegation, also called for dialogue, according to a statement from the governor's office. "We'll be talking about world events". For his part, Duma speaker Vyacheslav Volodin welcomed the delegation and thanked U.S. ambassador in Russia Jon Huntsman for the "initiative of inter-parliamentary dialogue".
  • Woman taken in custody after climbing Statue of Liberty on July 4

    Woman taken in custody after climbing Statue of Liberty on July 4

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    The woman then climbed down eight meters to the observation deck, where she was taken into custody. Other protesters from protest group Rise and Resist held a nearby demo with "Abolish ICE" banners. The Associated Press, citing a federal source, identified the woman as Therese Okoumou, who was protesting the separation of migrant children from their parents at the border.
  • Meet the Thai Soccer Players Trapped in a Cave

    Meet the Thai Soccer Players Trapped in a Cave

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    Since their discovery the group have been cared for by members of the Thai Navy SEALS , among them medical experts. One thing working in their favor is that these are young boys who may not feel the same level of fear as older people might, he said .
  • Tropical Depression Two forms over the Atlantic this morning

    Tropical Depression Two forms over the Atlantic this morning

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    The depression is located between the Cabo Verde Islands and the Lesser Antilles, southeast of the Caribbean Sea. However, in a few days, upper-level winds are forecast to become unfavorable, and the system is expected to fall apart into a trough of low pressure before it reaches the Lesser Antilles.
  • Kim Dotcom loses latest legal bid to avoid US extradition

    Kim Dotcom loses latest legal bid to avoid US extradition

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    Dotcom and his co-accused - Finn Batato, Mathias Ortmann, Bram van der Kolk - have denied any wrongdoing and say Megaupload was simply a case of established interests being threatened by online innovation. Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom smiles as he takes part in the launch of his new website at a press conference at his mansion in Auckland on January 20, 2013.
  • 'Major incident' declared after two collapse in Wiltshire

    'Major incident' declared after two collapse in Wiltshire

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    He had been living quietly in Salisbury, a cathedral city located 145km southwest of London, when he was struck down along with his 33-year- old daughter Yulia. Public Health England said it did not believe there was a "significant health risk" to the people in the area. Paramedics were called on Saturday morning after the woman collapsed and returned later in the day when the man also fell ill.
  • United Kingdom business group warns patience running out on Brexit

    United Kingdom business group warns patience running out on Brexit

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    On Monday, Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson gave him support after a backlash from senior Tories for saying the Prime Minister must deliver the Brexit she promised or risk collapsing her Government. Environment Secretary Michael Gove , who was a key figure in the successful Vote Leave campaign back in 2016, said he was sure Mrs May would not smudge her red lines.
  • Australian archbishop sentenced to a year's detention over sex abuse cover up

    Australian archbishop sentenced to a year's detention over sex abuse cover up

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    Originally from the rural Hunter Valley in New South Wales where he served as a young priest, Wilson stepped down as archbishop of Adelaide and was replaced by a Vatican-appointed administrator. State governments in Australia are ramping up pressure on the Church to report child abuse, and are legislating to prosecute priests who maintain that revelations of pedophilia made in the confessional can not be disclosed.
  • Macron Touched By An 11-Year-Old Nigerian Boy’s Talent

    Macron Touched By An 11-Year-Old Nigerian Boy’s Talent

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    On Wednesday, the president is set to inaugurate the new Alliance Francaise, a cultural centre, and is scheduled to meet young Nigerian entrepreneurs. Saying that the continents share a "common destiny", Macron outlined his vision to solve thorny issue shaking the European Union, saying it can only be solved in the "long run" by Africa.
  • Shark Yanks Woman Into Water After She Tries to Feed It

    Shark Yanks Woman Into Water After She Tries to Feed It

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    According to CNN's affiliate 7 News in Australia, Melissa Brunning of Perth was on vacation in a remote area called Dugong Bay when it happened. An Australian woman had a terrifying experience over the weekend when a shark she was feeding pulled her into the water by her finger.
  • Protester climbs Statue of Liberty base, forcing evacuation

    Protester climbs Statue of Liberty base, forcing evacuation

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    In February previous year, protesters hung a giant " Refugees Welcome" banner across the Liberty statue's observation deck. Activist group Rise and Resist were behind the banner, and a press release say their actions are a carry on from Saturday's nationwide End Family Separation protests.
  • Russian Federation initiates WTO dispute over U.S. steel, aluminum duties

    Russian Federation initiates WTO dispute over U.S. steel, aluminum duties

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    Major U.S. trading partners including the European Union, China and Japan voiced deep concern at the World Trade Organization ( WTO ) on Tuesday about possible U.S. "The President is a great salesperson", the source said. The bill has the support of trade adviser Pete Navarro, who thinks it would appeal Democrats, but not many others.
  • North Korea expands weapons facilities despite United States pressure to disarm

    North Korea expands weapons facilities despite United States pressure to disarm

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    U.S. President Donald Trump said Tuesday that talks to end North Korea's nuclear program are " going well " despite concerns Pyongyang may be actually bolstering its nuclear and missile facilities. "I'm sure that the secretary of state, Mike Pompeo , will be discussing this with the North Koreans in the near future, about, really, how to dismantle all of their WMD and ballistic missile programs in a year", Bolton said on CBS' "Face the Nation" on Sunday .
  • JK Rowling trolls Donald Trump over 'pour' spelling

    JK Rowling trolls Donald Trump over 'pour' spelling

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    On Tuesday Trump defended his tweeting style on Twitter admitting that he took pride in his writing ability. "After having written many best selling books, and somewhat priding myself on my ability to write, it should be noted that the Fake News constantly likes to pour over my tweets looking for a mistake", the president wrote in a tweet that has since been deleted.
  • Comedian says he prank called Trump aboard Air Force 1

    Comedian says he prank called Trump aboard Air Force 1

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    It isn't every day that a comedian manages to speak to the president of the United States by pretending to be a USA senator, but comedian and "Stuttering John" podcaster John Melendez claims he did that this week. The Secret Service reportedly is questioning Melendez - who has hired Michael Avenatti as his lawyer. The president congratulated him on the Justice Department's dismissal of corruption charges against him, discussed immigration and his next Supreme Court pick, and bragged about ...
  • Senator Susan Collins will not back anti-abortion Supreme Court nominee

    Senator Susan Collins will not back anti-abortion Supreme Court nominee

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    Trump is expected to announce his nominee next Monday. "I got the feeling that he was still deliberating and had not yet reached a decision, and that this was genuine outreach on his part", Collins said . Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and former Sen. Of that group, Barrett, a professor at Notre Dame Law School before Trump appointed her to the appeals court, has attracted the most attention on abortion.
  • Philippine mayor who held drugs war 'walk of shame' shot dead

    Philippine mayor who held drugs war 'walk of shame' shot dead

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    However, the shooter managed to escape and Halili was pronounced dead at hospital. In amateur footage Halili is seen standing in a line with government employees singing the national anthem " Lupang Hinirang " in front of city hall. Lacson, a former PNP chief. Condemning the Halili's murder, spokesperson of the President said that he was an ally and that justice would be served.
  • Sheriff's office: 92-year-old refuses assisted living, shoots and kills son

    Sheriff's office: 92-year-old refuses assisted living, shoots and kills son

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    According to authorities, Blessing said she retrieved two pistols, concealed them in the pockets of her robe, then went to confront her son in his bedroom. Her son's name was not released by the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office in the press release about Blessing's arrest. She told authorities that she argued with her son on Monday morning over the way she was being treated and was upset with him stating that he was going to place her in assisted living.
  • United Utilities urge residents to conserve water as hot weather continues

    United Utilities urge residents to conserve water as hot weather continues

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    The ban usually comes into play when it's hot outside, as the demand for water is a lot higher. "Each treatment works just like this - it's created to cope with a certain amount of water and you can't go over that volume". "Wider water restrictions may become unavoidable if the demand does not drop towards normal levels". People can get in touch with Irish Water to report their neighbours if they think they're wasting water.
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    Trump says "it's possible" North Korea nuclear agreement could collapse

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    Thoughts on the pic? North Korea monitoring website 38 North analyzed satellite images last week that showed infrastructure improvements surrounding some of Pyongyang's nuclear facilities, but the authors cautioned the work "should not be seen as having any relationship to North Korea's pledge to denuclearize ".
  • Trump administration rescinds Obama-era guidance on race and college admissions

    Trump administration rescinds Obama-era guidance on race and college admissions

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    The Supreme Court has weighed the issue of affirmative action several times , most recently reaffirming it in 2016 but leaving an opening for future legal challenges . However, the action does suggest that the federal government will be more willing to investigate complaints by applicants that they were denied entrance to a particular college due to their race, experts said.
  • Trump, Putin should start small at Helsinki summit

    Trump, Putin should start small at Helsinki summit

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    A delegation of United States lawmakers met with Russia's top diplomat in Moscow on Tuesday in an effort to boost relations as the U.S. and Russian presidents are set to meet in two weeks. Putin's spokesman, Dmitry Peskov, would not say whether the congressmen would later meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin . Left unsaid was that the move would also likely require removing top Russian lawmakers from a U.S.travel "blacklist" imposed previous year.
  • WSJ reports that North Korea expands key missile-manufacturing plant

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    But the continued talks come as reports from U.S. intelligence agencies reveal that Pyongyang is continuing to work on its nuclear and intercontinental ballistic missile systems while engaging in negotiations. Trump's questionable claim afterward that the North was no longer a nuclear threat was soon displaced by doubts about how to achieve denuclearization, a goal that has eluded USA administrations for the past quarter-century since Pyongyang began producing fissile material for bombs.
  • French Gangster Escapes Prison in Helicopter

    French Gangster Escapes Prison in Helicopter

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    This picture taken on July 1, 2018 in Aulnay-sous-Bois, shows a forensic police officer investigating a auto abandoned by French armed robber Redoine Faid at O'Parinor shopping mall parking after his escape onboard a helicopter from a prison.
  • Child-lifting rumour kills 5 in Dhule village

    Child-lifting rumour kills 5 in Dhule village

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    The men were all members of a nomadic community who pass through villages in order to beg, local newspaper The Hindu reported . They don't see any incentive in saving people's lives. What are the authorities doing about it? The rumors on social media of gangs of abductors have been spread amid mounting anger in India over a spate of horrific attacks on women and girls since the 2012 gang-rape and murder of a young woman on a moving bus in New Delhi .
  • Canada imposes retaliatory tariffs on $12.5B of US goods

    Canada imposes retaliatory tariffs on $12.5B of US goods

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    The Canadian measures take aim at 16.6 billion dollars worth of goods, matching dollar for dollar the tariffs imposed by the US. United States allies are upset with Trump after he imposed a 25 percent tariff on imported steel and 10 percent on aluminum.
  • Man arrested in shooting of workers outside Overland Park school

    Man arrested in shooting of workers outside Overland Park school

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    By noon, an armored vehicle began to move toward the house, said Overland Park Police Chief Frank Donchez. By 11:57 a.m., police said they had taken the suspect into custody. He said the suspect was allegedly able to carjack a vehicle at gunpoint and is at large. Further shots were fired there, but no one was injured. 148th and Metcalf: The suspect took a black Denali from someone and drove away.