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People Parkland shooter recorded videos detailing plans
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He is charged with 17 counts of murder and 17 counts of attempted murder stemming from the Parkland killings, which rank as the second-greatest loss of life from gun violence at a public school in modern US history, after a 2012 shooting rampage at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, that left 20 first-graders and six adult educators dead.

People Kim’s top aide heading for U.S.
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May 17, 2018. North Korean general Kim Yong-Chol is in Washington to try and revive the summit between Kim Jong-un and Donald Trump . Trump later tweeted that Kim was "heading now to NY", while diplomatic sources cited by Yonhap News Agency confirmed he would fly out of Beijing Wednesday afternoon.

People Syria chairing world disarmament body 'a travesty,' U.S. says
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The top representative of the U.S.to the U.N. Conference of Disarmament called Syria's chairmanship a "travesty" given the Assad government's use of chemical weapons. Syria's Geneva envoy, Hussam Eddin Ala, has denied the charges. A graphic circulated by the U.S. Mission to the U.N.in Geneva featuring U.S. Ambassador Robert Wood's remarks condemning Syria's presidency of the U.N.

People Zimbabwe votes on July 30 in first post-Mugabe polls
Author: 0 Zimbabwe votes on July 30 in first post-Mugabe polls

I think what is very clear to me is that President Mnangagwa understands the need for Zimbabwe to engage with the rest of the world on a business basis, encouraging investments, to create jobs for Zimbabweans like Moti Group is doing and also to comply with global standards, such as you know the forthcoming elections will be totally free.

People Giuliani: If Not Done by Sept., Mueller Is 'Doing a Comey'
Author: 0 Giuliani: If Not Done by Sept., Mueller Is 'Doing a Comey'

Sessions refused and the Mar-a-Lago conversation is now being probed by special counsel Robert Mueller as part of the investigation into Trump's attacks on his attorney general this past year and his attempts to get Sessions to leave the administration.

People Migrant rescues child dangling from balcony, gets new life in France
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Gassama leaped into action Saturday evening on seeing a child dangling in mid-air from a balcony half-way up an apartment block in the multi-ethnic 18th district of the French capital. French authorities are tearing down the largest makeshift migrant camp in Paris. Macron is behind a bill toughening French immigration law, and he stressed there is no contradiction between rewarding Gassama for his act of bravery and holding firm on immigration, which the president wants to stop at its source.

People The man sent by North Korean leader to USA for high-level talks
Author: 0 The man sent by North Korean leader to USA for high-level talks

Pompeo is scheduled to make a two-day trip to NY through Thursday to meet with the right-hand man of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, according to State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert. Kim Yong Chol served in the military police in the demilitarized zone on the border of the two Koreas. United States and North Korean envoys have also been meeting in Panmunjom in the demilitarized zone between North and South Korea, and an American "pre-advance" team is in Singapore to make ...

People Suspected Militants Strike Afghan Interior Ministry, Exchange Gunfire With Police
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Elsewhere, three civilians were killed and 13 wounded by an explosion in the southern city of Kandahar that appeared to have targeted a mechanics' workshop repairing Afghan army vehicles, a spokesman for the Provincial Governor said. Both the Taliban and ISIL have stepped up attacks on Kabul , making it the deadliest place in the country for civilians in recent months. On the same day, at least three Afghan police officers were killed after a group of suicide bombers launched an attack ...

People Alberto brings landslides to North Carolina after killing 2
Author: 0 Alberto brings landslides to North Carolina after killing 2

McDowell County Emergency Services director William Kehler told NBC News the evacuations would continue until the dam was examined further after daybreak. Most of the evacuees are staying in one of three shelters open in McDowell County; other shelters are open in Buncombe, Polk and Rutherford counties More than 6,500 power outages were reported across western counties, mostly in Henderson, McDowell Cleveland, Buncombe, Swain and Transylvania.

People Woman punched by cop on N.J. beach speaks out
Author: 0 Woman punched by cop on N.J. beach speaks out

In this instance, much will come down to a thorough review of all the cellphone videos, body cameras on the police officers (if any) and witness statements as to whether she resisted arrest, and if so, whether the officers used only sufficient force to subdue her.

People With or Without Parents, Immigrant Children Missing
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Yes, Ivanka Trump shared a glitzy photo of herself and her husband while Trump's refugee order was going into effect and many immigrants faced deportation. Phone calls are not allowed. He later issued a corrected tweet: "These very bad pictures are from 2014 when the government's challenge was reconnecting unaccompanied minors".

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Author: 0 Bahrain sees "no glimmer of hope" for ending Qatar crisis soon

The government will try and stop products such as Saudi dairy goods from entering Qatar through a third country. Bahrain, one of the Saudi-led quartet of countries boycotting Qatar, says there is no solution in sight for the diplomatic crisis with Doha that has dragged on for nearly a year.

People Judge in Cohen case warns Avenatti to stop 'publicity tour'
Author: 0 Judge in Cohen case warns Avenatti to stop 'publicity tour'

Among the items not yet cleared for release, a prosecutor said in court on Wednesday, were two BlackBerry phones and the contents of one of Mr. Cohen's shredders. The investigation by the U.S. Attorney's Office in Manhattan stems in part from a referral by Special Counsel Robert Mueller, who is probing whether Trump's 2016 presidential campaign colluded with Russian Federation.

People Trump's 'phony' source turns out to be White House official
Author: 0 Trump's 'phony' source turns out to be White House official

On Friday, Mark Landler and David Sanger of the Times reported that Trump might reschedule his now-canceled summit meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, which was originally set to take place in Singapore on June 12. The AP reporter in attendance questioned why the briefing was not on the record - meaning that the official's name could be used. "June 12th is in 10 minutes and the president has said that someday he looks forward to meeting with him".

Author: 0 Puerto Rico Hurricane Death Toll Grows 70x Higher

According to NPR , the team forewent finding and counting dead bodies for a more informative approach-surveying 3,299 randomly chosen households over the course of three weeks, interviewing citizens about their experiences, and garnering an estimate from there.

People Storm Alberto weakens as it makes landfall on Florida Panhandle
Author: 0 Storm Alberto weakens as it makes landfall on Florida Panhandle

Normally packed with vacationers over the Memorial Day weekend, beaches along the eastern U.S. Gulf Coast are largely empty as a slowly strengthening storm carrying brisk winds and heavy rain approaches. Friday's storms could be more widespread and potentially severe. The weather service said its meteorologists confirmed a weak tornado with maximum winds of 85 miles per hour (147 kph) hit an area around Cameron, South Carolina, on Monday afternoon.

People Newshour, MH370: 'We have not yet looked in the right place'
Author: 0 Newshour, MH370: 'We have not yet looked in the right place'

Flight MH370, carrying 239 people, vanished enroute from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing on March 8, 2014. Loke also said that at yesterday's Cabinet meeting, Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad instructed that a review be made of the salaries of all chairmen of commissions, government-linked companies and statutory bodies.

Author: 0 Top N Korea official lands in NY for talks with Pompeo

A top North Korean official has arrived in NY, as Pyongyang and Washington work to see if a summit can still go forward between President Donald Trump and leader Kim Jong Un. As Kim Yong Chol arrived in NY, U.S. officials were in Singapore and the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) between North and South Korea, meeting with officials from the North.

People Massive fire breaks out at Germany’s biggest amusement park
Author: 0 Massive fire breaks out at Germany’s biggest amusement park

Photos posted to social media showed the raging fire levelling the buildings in the Scandinavian area, and other parts of the park, including large warehouses, reduced to rubble. Astonishingly the park re-opened again for visitors at 9am today. Europa-Park is Europe's second-most popular amusement park after France's Disneyland.

People Italian PM has yet to name government
Author: 0 Italian PM has yet to name government

The agreement to form a populist coalition came after weeks of fruitless negotiations following the results of the March 4 elections , which did not give any party an outright majority. The 5-Stars, by contrast, got 32 percent. "I am absolutely pro-European and I believe that Italy is connected, must have a connection with Europe for our future", said Irene Teramo, a shopper at a street market in Rome, who supported the president's decision.

People Pompeii victim was crushed by boulder trying to flee eruption: Archaeologists
Author: 0 Pompeii victim was crushed by boulder trying to flee eruption: Archaeologists

Archaeologists in Pompeii just unearthed the headless skeleton of an unfortunate man who appears to have died in the great explosion of Mount Vesuvius in A.D. Archaeologists have been unable to locate the man's skull. Instead, a vast cloud of hot gas and fragments - called a pyroclastic flow - surged over the city, killing its inhabitants wherever they were, and burying them in ash, preserving their final moment.

Author: 0 Kremlin Critic Browder Arrested in Spain on Russian Warrant

Bill Browder, once the boss of late anti-corruption Russian lawyer Sergei Magnitsky, said he was arrested in Madrid. Browder confirmed via Twitter that he was released after approximately an hour in custody, but his arrest in a European capital raised fears of Russian influence on foreign soil.

People 'Murdered' Russian Journalist Turns Up Alive At News Conference
Author: 0 'Murdered' Russian Journalist Turns Up Alive At News Conference

The head of Ukraine's security service Vasyl Grytsak told reporters that the faked death was part of a "special operation" to pre-empt a real plot to kill him. He left Russian Federation in February 2017 after saying he had received threats. He has previously spoken about leaving the country because of repeated threats that his family would be harmed.

People Kilauea: Roasting marshmallows over volcanic fire a 'bad idea'
Author: 0 Kilauea: Roasting marshmallows over volcanic fire a 'bad idea'

The Kilauea volcano has been unleashing danger on the remote, rural southeastern side of the island for almost a month, displacing thousands of residents, destroying 37 houses and forcing businesses to shut down. Officials have said the power plant is safe but lava has never engulfed a geothermal plant anywhere in the world, creating a measure of uncertainty.

People Chaffetz knocks Sessions: He's 'the attorney general in name only'
Author: 0 Chaffetz knocks Sessions: He's 'the attorney general in name only'

Gowdy was responding to a question about whether Trump may have obstructed justice in reportedly asking Sessions in March 2017 to reverse his decision to recuse himself in the probe, as The New York Times reported Tuesday . Halper. "That's not a term I ever used in the criminal justice system". The president quoted the SC lawmaker at length in the tweets. Then the president concluded: "And I wish I did!" " Donald Trump was never the target of the investigation, he isn't the current ...

People Russian journalist Arkady Babchenko ALIVE after faking death in Kiev, Ukraine
Author: 0 Russian journalist Arkady Babchenko ALIVE after faking death in Kiev, Ukraine

Arkady Babchenko , a critic of Vladimir Putin , was reported to have been shot dead and there were pictures released from the scene. "We call on Ukrainian authorities to thoroughly, effectively, and independently investigate the killing of Arkady Babchenko, and to find all those responsible for this brutal, silencing crime", CPJ Europe and Central Asia Program Coordinator Nina Ognianova said.

Author: 0 'Slain' Russian Journalist Arkady Babchenko Rises From the Grave

Speaking at a press conference on Wednesday, Vasily Gritsak, head of the Ukrainian Security Service, said the death had been staged in order to catch those who were trying to kill him. In his last Facebook post before he was killed, Babchenko recalled an incident four years ago when he was meant to fly in a Ukrainian military helicopter in Ukraine's embattled Donbass region.

Author: 0 Pompeii victim crushed by boulder while fleeing eruption

Vesuvius in A.D. Archaeologists have discovered the remains of a man in Pompeii who they believe survived the first blast of Mount Vesuvius only to be crushed by a stone block launched by the volcanic cloud as he was attempting to flee almost 2,000 years ago.

People Does this televangelist really need a fourth $54 million private jet?
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Jesse Duplantis, a 68-year-old prosperity gospel preacher, says a new Dassault Falcon 7X would allow him to spread his teachings more effectively. "We don't hide nothing whatsoever at all", he says in the video . Duplantis' video comes after another televangelist, Kenneth Copeland in Texas, purchased the Gulfstream V jet for $36 million.

People Prominent Russian journalist and Russia critic was just shot dead in Kyiv
Author: 0 Prominent Russian journalist and Russia critic was just shot dead in Kyiv

In 2017, Babchenko left Russian Federation, after which he lived in the Czech Republic and Israel, in August 2017 he moved to Kiev , where he conducted a program on the television channel ATR. "Bloody crimes and total impunity have become routine for the Kiev regime", it said on Facebook. "We demand that the Ukrainian authorities make every effort to promptly investigate", it said on Facebook.

People Papua New Guinea bans Facebook
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Just under 10 percent of Papua New Guinea's eight million people have access to the Internet, giving it one of the lowest rates of Internet penetration in the world. Basil says the aim is to "fully enforce the Cyber Crime Act" which was passed back in 2016. "The social network has deleted hundreds of Russia-linked accounts that it says were used to sow divisions in the USA ahead of the election through organizing events, controversial posts and target ad buys".