• Putin ready to meet Trump in Finland if it hosts summit

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    FBI Director James Comey confirmed earlier this month that his agency was investigating Russia's intrusion into the 2016 poll and whether there was any collusion between Moscow and Donald Trump's campaign. Putin misattributed the infamous "read my lips" quote by George H.W. Bush to deny Russian interference in the US election, and he denounced those allegations as "lies", reported CNBC .
  • Pilot dies on flight arriving at Albuquerque Sunport

    Pilot dies on flight arriving at Albuquerque Sunport

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    The Boeing 737-800 took off from the Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport and was minutes from landing when it declared a medical emergency, Albuquerque International Sunport spokesman Daniel Jiron told the Albuquerque Journal . Incidents like the ones on those flights are rare, notes CBS News transportation correspondent Kris Van Cleave, but they're a primary reason for having two pilots in the cockpit.
  • Korean court approves arrest of ex-president over scandal

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    Earlier in the day, the Seoul Central District Court approved prosecutors' request to arrest her, citing worries that she may try to destroy evidence. Choi Soon-sil, Park's secret confidante at the heart of the scandal, is already on trial for forcing top local firms including tech giant Samsung to "donate" almost $70 million to non-profit foundations which she allegedly used for personal gain.
  • Suspected gang rape of Chicago teen streamed on Facebook Live

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    Scott said police believe the girl knew her attackers and they are all minors. He further continued that as the Superintendent watched the video, he looked visibly upset over its content and as well on the fact that at least 40 people watched the video live but none called the authorities, the spokesperson continued.
  • Pak minister Khawaja Asif defends ex-army chief appointment as coalition head

    Pak minister Khawaja Asif defends ex-army chief appointment as coalition head

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    PML-N's Talal Chaudhary stated that no decision would be taken without the parliament's consent. The Pakistani civilian leadership under Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was aware of the offer for close to a year and supported Gen Sharif considering the same positively as it was seen as a move that would greatly augment Pakistan's stature among the Islamic countries.
  • Indian govt rules out cricket series with Pakistan

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    According to a report in Indian express , a source said, "Permission has been sought from Home Ministry, we don't know what is the government stand". Fourth-ranked England beat Sri Lanka (2-0), drew with Pakistan (2-2) and Bangladesh (1-1), and lost to India (4-0). But several incidents of terror attacks and violence on the India-Pakistan border led the Indian government to break off any ties.
  • Ministers heading to French Guiana to try to quell strike

    Ministers heading to French Guiana to try to quell strike

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    Social unrest amid complaints about crime, living costs and poor healthcare has paralyzed French Guiana for days and shut down its worldwide airport. "We are fed up!" they yelled. Candidates for France's presidential election next month have belatedly urged aid or intervention in Guiana in response to the crisis. Some territories use the euro currency, and they all depend heavily on imported goods and policy decisions made in Paris.
  • Donald Trump Says Great American Killed In London Terror Attack

    Donald Trump Says Great American Killed In London Terror Attack

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    Clint Payne, Melissa's brother and family spokesman, created a GoFundMe relief fund that has so far raised over $68,000. So far about $32,500 has been donated toward the goal of $50,000. Deputy Assistant Commissioner Neil Basu, the senior national coordinator for United Kingdom counter-terrorism policing, said: "His attack method appears to be based on low sophistication, low tech, low cost techniques copied from other attacks, and echo the rhetoric of IS (Islamic State) leaders in terms of ...
  • Nikki Haley: "Days of Israel-bashing are over"

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    Haley was addressing the annual conference of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee - the powerful Washington, D.C. lobby whose self-described goal is to "strengthen, protect and promote the U.S. The second example cited by Haley occurred this month, when a Beirut-based body called the U.N. Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) issued a report declaring Israel "guilty of the crime of apartheid".
  • Indian police set up security after mob attack on Africans

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    After the attack, Indian police arrested five men on 28th March 2017 and a further four remain wanted. As of today, five people have been arrested for their involvement in the attacks, reports BBC . Presidoe Okujuna, a spokesman for the Association of African Students in India, stated: "The locals look at us like cannibals". "The recent attacks in Uttar Pradesh show how black people in India - particularly African students - continue to face racist discrimination and violence".