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Lega Party Calls on Italian President to Elect New Parliament

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The leader of Italy's far-right League Matteo Salvini on Monday dismissed talk about a possible impeachment of the country's president and said he wanted to change the electoral law with the 5-Star Movement. If it includes Savona, Mattarella is expected to confirm his refusal, which could prompt him to appoint a caretaker government until new elections can be held. Read More »

Film mogul Weinstein appears handcuffed in court to face rape charges

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In October 2017, The New York Times and The New Yorker reported that dozens of women had come forward accusing Hollywood film mogul Harvey Weinstein of sexual abuse . Police in Los Angeles and London have also been investigating reports filed against Weinstein by multiple women. It's been almost eight months since accusations of rape, sex assault and harassment first surfaced against the 66-year-old Weinstein. Read More »

Israeli Builds 'Border' Wall near Gaza -- Underwater

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Avigdor Liberman said in a statement that the barrier aimed to prevent any attempts by Palestinians in Gaza to enter Israeli territory through the sea, Efe news reported. The Israeli military aggression killed almost 2,200 Palestinians and injured over 11,100 others. The Gaza Strip will set off a flotilla of ships on Tuesday in a bid to break the 12-year-long Israeli blockade on the Palestinian territory. Read More »

Will Power Wins 2018 Indianapolis 500

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Her highest finish in a Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race was sixth in Atlanta in 2014, and she had seven top 10s in her five full-time NASCAR seasons that were all behind the wheel of the No. Chip Ganassi Racing's Ed Jones lost control coming out of Turn 2 and spun into the wall on Lap 58, mashing the right side of his Honda. But the new body of this year's IndyCar combined with temperatures soaring into the 90s made the cars hard to drive, and Patrick joined everyone else trying to ... Read More »

Lava flow closes in on Hawaii power plant

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Blue flames of methane gas erupt through cracks in a footpath. "It's very dramatic, very eerie", geophysicist Jim Kauahikaua said. The restive Kilauea Volcano belched clouds of ash into the skies over Hawaii's Big Island twice more on Wednesday as civil defense authorities reported that pressurized geothermal wells at a nearby power plant had been secured from approaching lava . Read More »

‘Difficult to imagine’ EU SURPRISED by Trump’s auto import threat

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Speaking at a political forum, the candidate for the right-left For Mexico in Front coalition made the statement within the context of ongoing NAFTA negotiations, charging that United States President Donald Trump's decision to undertake the probe is another example of the USA government's lack of respect for its Mexican counterpart. Read More »

Two injured in IN middle school shooting, suspect in custody

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The Carmel and Noblesville fire departments confirmed that the shooter was in custody. A student and a teacher were rushed to local hospitals for treatment of gunshot wounds. Sign of the times - school shootings are so normalized that *this* is what a parent of kids at the MIDDLE school in IN had to say about the shooting there: "This happens in high school, not here". Read More »

US President Trump Cannot Legally Block Followers On Twitter, Rules US Judge

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This having been said, I think the court's position is plausible, especially given that White House Social Media Director and Assistant to the President Daniel Scavino seems to be closely involved with the Twitter feed-this doesn't distinguish the religion-in-a-public-address scenario, but probably does distinguish the reelection stump speech scenario, where the elected official is generally not allowed to use government staff. Read More »

Battlefield V Reveal Trailer Confirms October Release Date

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Grand Operation will support 64 players in total. It lets teams square off in an hour long battle spanning multiple maps and multiple modes layered with an overarching narrative. Overall, the Battle Packs offered no in-game advantages (unless you count XP boosts), but DICE appears to be removing all element of chance from Battlefield 5's cosmetic reward system. Read More »

Pompeo Seeks 'Credible' North Korean Steps Toward Denuclearization

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What did Mr Pompeo say? The train fare was $75 (U.S.) per person round trip. North Korea took particular offence at comments by Trump's hawkish national security adviser John Bolton that the United States was looking to the example of Libya, which relinquished its nuclear program in the early 2000s in exchange for sanctions relief. Read More »

Choirs gather for Manchester celebration on the anniversary of bomb blast

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Tony Walsh's poem This is the Place, which he memorably read aloud outside Manchester Albert Square past year, was then recited by Louise Sharrock Sivill. The sold-out One Love Manchester show on June 4 at the 50,000-capacity Emirates Old Trafford cricket ground in Greater Manchester included Justin Bieber , Black Eyed Peas, Coldplay, Miley Cyrus, Niall Horan, Katy Perry , Pharrell, Take That and others, raising more than $3 million for the British Red Cross' We Love Manchester Emergency ... Read More »

Putin, Al-Assad Meet in Russia's Sochi

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The Russian president said: "Given the victories and successes of the Syrian army in the war on terror, in light of the onset of a more active period, and in light of the fact that a more active political process has begun, foreign armed forces will start leaving Syrian territory". Read More »

Kilauea volcano erupts, Hawaii hands out 18000 ash masks

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In the Hawaii Volcano Observatory, a webcam caught the consequences of the short-lived eruption: an onslaught of wet, dusty ash raining on a darkened landscape. "We had vases fall down, pictures fall down", one resident said. The state of Hawaii continues to be open for business. Mr Poland said the explosion probably only lasted a few minutes. Read More »

EU Unites on Iran With Moves to Counter Sanctions

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Earlier this month, President Donald Trump opted to withdraw the USA from a joint nuclear agreement with Iran , and chose to reinstate all sanctions that had previously been imposed on Iran, but were waived when the deal was signed in 2015. Read More »

Israel says its planes bombed militant targets in Gaza

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Those relations are based on the commitment to global law, United Nations resolutions and human rights. Israel said it was a warranted response to numerous shooting incidents throughout Wednesday, including machine gun fire, which targeted the city of Sderot in the Southern District of Israel. Read More »

Former Pakistan PM risks Jail over Mumbai attacks claim

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In the interview, Sharif, who was disqualified from public office by the country's Supreme Court previous year, addressed Pakistani foreign and national security policy in a conversation with journalist Cyril Almeida. Gen. Naveed Mukhtar attended the meeting, held at the Prime Minister House. "A decision should be made about who is a patriot and who is a traitor", he added. Read More »

NY just lost another of its greats with Tom Wolfe's passing

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Wolfe, who began working as a journalist for the New York Herald Tribune in 1962, was a pioneer of "new journalism", which melded traditional reporting methods and literary fiction techniques. 'He didn't just help me to become a writer, he did it with pleasure'. The book was later adapted into a film with Sam Shepard, Dennis Quaid and Ed Harris in 1983. Read More »

Hundreds of thousands remain without power after deadly storm pounds US Northeast

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Local news showed footage of trees resting on top of crushed cars and houses, vehicles submerged in water and residents handling large hail, some the size of tennis balls. Powerful storms carrying high winds, torrential rain, and hail slammed heavily populated parts of the U.S. Northeast on Tuesday, knocking over trees that killed two people, snarling transport and causing widespread power outages. Read More »

Iran's Parliament Speaker Congratulates Muslim Countries on Ramadan

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An official moon-sighting committee met in Abu Dhabi on Tuesday evening after Maghreb prayers, The National reports, and determined that the Holy Month would begin two days later. Saudi Arabia's Supreme Court made a similar announcement saying Wednesday would be the 30th day of Sha'ban and Thursday would mark the start of Ramadan, according to Saudi Press Agency . Read More »

Guatemala joins the USA in moving its Israeli embassy to Jerusalem

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The opening of the US embassy in Jerusalem on Monday triggered deadly clashes between Palestinian protesters and Israeli security forces in Gaza and the West Bank. Placed during the week that Palestinian marks the 70th anniversary of Nakba, the cataclysmic exodus which followed the expulsion of 700,000 Palestinians from their homes, both openings are an attempt to divert the global community's attention. Read More »