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World News 5 things to know about 'American Idol' victor Maddie Poppe
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Poppe burst into tears when host Ryan Seacrest announced her name. The top seven finalists - Cade Foehner , Catie Turner , Jurnee and Michael J. And then, on Monday night's finale, it was revealed that the Top 2-Maddie Poppe and Caleb Lee Hutchinson-are also an item. I want it to be as personal for them as possible.

World News Palestinians ask ICC to open full probe into Israeli war crimes
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And despite a visit to the region, it has yet to move to the next stage and open a full-blown investigation which could possibly lead to charges being brought. Australia can hold its head high as the only member state along with the U.S. to oppose this biased and counter-productive resolution whose language predetermined Israeli guilt before any investigation was even begun.

World News Funeral arrangements for Santa Fe High School shooting victims
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Two teachers were also killed. But in a state in which more than 1 million people are licensed to carry a gun, where the National Rifle Association held its annual meeting in Dallas two weeks ago and where Republican lawmakers dominate state politics, some observers believe significant changes in gun law are unlikely.

World News US, China Putting Trade War On Hold, Treasury's Steve Mnuchin Says
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For the entirety of his adult life, Donald Trump has been telling people he's a brilliant businessman-a habit he continued, to great effect, on the campaign trail, assuring voters that he would use his Apprentice-honed skills to strike deals for the US beyond the wildest dreams of his predecessors.

World News Warriors' Andre Iguodala (knee) doubtful for Game 4
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The game resulted in victory - and a call from Curry's mom, Sonya Curry. He made all seven of his shots, two of which were three-pointers, and finished the quarter with a team-high 18 points, matching his highest point total in the first two games in a single period.

World News Pence: Venezuela election a 'sham'
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The successor to Chavez's legacy, he touted the large number of elections that Chavismo has won since 1998. Maduro, however, dismissed such criticisms in his late-night victory address. Instead, the boycotting party usually emerges weaker and the incumbent empowered. "It's offensive when they say the Venezuelan people are falling under dictatorship", he said after voting, adding that if he were to win the election he would seek an understanding with his opponents on a way forward for the ...

World News Missing Child Found in Iowa
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The search for a missing two year old has ended on a happy note. According to police, both William and Jessica are believed to be heavy methamphetamine users police are concerned for the Dakota's safety. The child's non-custodial parents were accused of taking her back on April 15. William Ray , Jessica Ray and Dakota Ray were located in the vehicle.

World News Police Stop Shooter in Trump Hotel Lobby
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The Trump International Hotel in D.C. opened in October 2016, less than one mile from the White House, and has become a legal headache for the president as a number of critics have said earnings from the hotel violate the emoluments cause in the Constitution.

World News Explosive morning on Kilauea
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Glenn Severance, 65, a resident of Hawaii Paradise Park, said: "It was just thick, eyes watering kinda stuff". People have been warned to protect themselves from ash fallout. The USGS earlier this week issued a rare "red alert" warning , its highest level, meaning that a major volcanic eruption was imminent or underway and that the toxic ash clouds could affect air traffic.

World News Bangalore crush Punjab by 10 wickets in must-win IPL game
Author: 0 Bangalore crush Punjab by 10 wickets in must-win IPL game

Captain Virat Kohli (48 not out) and Parthiv Patel (40 not out) then piloted Bangalore to 92 without loss in just 8.1 overs as Punjab missed its injured mystery spinner Mujeebur Rahman. Sitting comfortably at the top of the table, the Men in Orange are okay as long as they finish in the top two. Their wish-list will be simple - for the rain to stay away, and for a popular win in the franchise's last home game of the season.

World News Syria's Assad Meets With Russia's Putin In Sochi
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Putin's spokesman Dmitry Peskov says Assad informed Putin of his decision to "send a delegation to the U.N." to discuss reforming the country's constitution. Putin said on his part that it was important to take the necessary steps towards restoration of Syrian economy and for settling the long-overdue knotty problems, solution of which was essential for the untangling of humanitarian issues.

World News Intense jockeying begins for power in Karnataka amid claims of bribery
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But the results show that in these seats, Congress got 38% votes while BJP got 40.6%. Ghulam Nabi Azad accused BJP of threatening Congress MLAs. In this scenario, the Governor - who has been a Minister in Gujarat when Modi was C.M. Speaking about the Karnataka election results, DMK's TKS Elangovan said the Congress should have entered into a pre-poll alliance with JD (S). The bench headed by Justice A K Sikri, while seeking Yeddyurappa's response on the petition by Congress and Janata ...

World News As US deadline passes, Mexico says NAFTA deal still doable
Author: 0 As US deadline passes, Mexico says NAFTA deal still doable

NAFTA is being renegotiated on the insistence of U.S. President Donald Trump, who took office on a campaign pledge to secure a trade deal that was more favorable to U.S. "This isn't my arbitrary deadline". "To be honest, we are down to a point where there is a good deal on the table", Trudeau told the Economic Club of NY.

World News EBRD ready to lend more loan for Western Balkan countries
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The EU and the Western Balkans partners acknowledge that results in fighting corruption and organised crime are essential for the region's political and socio-economic transformation and also for regional stability and security, which are in the best interest of their citizens.

World News School Bus Ripped Apart in Horror Crash
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One child and one adult were killed on Thursday when a school bus full of students from the high school of new Jersey , collided with a truck and overturned in Western new Jersey , officials said . The Democratic governor went to the school. Phone lines at the middle school appeared to be tied up after the crash, and HuffPost was not able to get through.

World News Senate confirms Gina Haspel as first female director of CIA
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But it was Haspel's past that transfixed senators - if only for a few weeks - as they grappled anew with the aggressive interrogation policies of the George W. Gina Haspel was confirmed by the Senate to run the CIA Thursday, despite some lingering concerns over her role in the use of torture techniques while acting as station chief in Thailand.

World News Major Melbourne Airport security breach as furious passenger tries to board plane
Author: 0 Major Melbourne Airport security breach as furious passenger tries to board plane

The extraordinary scenes unfolded today after the traveller missed his flight and attempted to forcefully enter another plane that was preparing for take off. " We praise our crew for safely handling this incident and restraining the passenger until police arrived ", a Jetstar spokesman said. "This man was trying to get up the stairs, he was physically fighting with the staff , punching and scratching them".

World News Karnataka effect: Now Goa Congress stakes claim to form govt
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The new found alliance partners said that in Goa the single largest party was not invited to form the government. Subsequently, the Congress party then challenged the Governor's decision in the Supreme Court after which on court's direction, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar passed the trust vote on the floor of the House.

World News Yanny Vs. Laurel Has Jimmy Kimmel Contemplating How Perception Shapes Reality
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Szabo credited the students identified by Wired as creators of the Instagram post, saying he had been caught up in the media excitement. Some people saw the dress as white and gold, while others saw it as black and blue. How can it sound so different to so many people? Also, some people are hearing something totally different (pray for them). Various people on social media have taken to doing their own experiments in order to understand how people have heard different things.

World News Footnote in Trump report lists 'reimbursement' payment to Michael Cohen
Author: 0 Footnote in Trump report lists 'reimbursement' payment to Michael Cohen

The announcement comes after Novartis was dragged into the scandal over Cohen's payment of $130,000 to U.S. porn actress Stormy Daniels just days before the 2016 presidential election. He said he had not been reimbursed by Trump's company or Trump's campaign. The ethics office is a government watchdog that provides oversight of the executive branch program created to prevent and resolve conflicts of interest.

World News Canadian doctor shot in Gaza, PM Trudeau calls investigation
Author: 0 Canadian doctor shot in Gaza, PM Trudeau calls investigation

Israeli settlement building in the Palestinian territories, illegal in the eyes of the United Nations , continues apace, and Hamas extremists in Gaza refuse to renounce violence against Israel . Of course, not mentioned by the willfully ignorant press is that the Palestinian leadership strategically placed women and children in the line of fire between the attacking terrorists and the defending Israeli forces, which makes Hamas responsible for the innocent deaths.

World News Five killed, one injured after shooting at North Texas home
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She also attacked the judge who handled her divorce from Painter, claiming she had warned him that he was abusive. Denton County sheriff's Capt. Orlando Hinojosa says police responding Wednesday to a report of a burglary in progress found "several deceased individuals inside the house".

World News Trump points to report that Federal Bureau of Investigation may have spied on his campaign
Author: 0 Trump points to report that Federal Bureau of Investigation may have spied on his campaign

The theory was given more fuel Wednesday by a line in a New York Times story , which said "at least one government informant met several times with Mr. "The only Collusion was that done by Democrats who were unable to win an Election despite the spending of far more money!" Mainstream outlets have also been commemorating the one-year anniversary of Mueller's appointment as special counsel on May 17, 2017.

World News Facebook's Zuckerberg headed to Europe; ISS pulls support for 5 directors
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European Union justice commissioner Vera Jourova, who is in charge of the bloc's new privacy rules, welcomed Zuckerberg's decision to travel to Brussels in person, but said she regretted the meeting will happen behind closed doors. "It is a step in the right direction towards restoring confidence". Facebook has confirmed that Zuckerberg will attend a meeting with European parliamentary members in Brussels.

World News California judge overturns End of Life Option Law
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Dan Diaz, the husband of Brittany Maynard , who inspired the law when she moved to OR to end her life after a brain cancer diagnosis joined ABC7 News to talk about the recent developments. He believes that physician-assisted suicide is "dangerous for the health care profession". The patient must have a diagnosis of death in less than six months, and must voluntarily request the lethal drugs themselves, among other stipulations.

World News Multiple People Hurt After School Bus, Dump Truck Collide
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An unknown number of middle school students were on the bus when the collision happened around 10:20 a.m., and many injuries have been reported. A sign outside of the East Brook Middle School in Paramus, about 50 miles (80 kilometers) from the crash site, informed people to go to the auditorium for updates on the accident.

World News Ash fallout' alert after Hawaii volcano erupts in 30000-foot plume
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Kilauea's crater is located inside the National Park. Even an erupting volcano can't keep some golfers from teeing off. The Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency said: "This is a Civil Defense Message for May 17 at 5am". Geological Survey warned residents of an imminent eruption and "significant emission of ash" after upgrading its previous volcano warning from "orange" to "red".

World News United Kingdom referred to European court over illegal air pollution
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The European Commission, the executive arm of the European Union, said it made a decision to refer Hungary, Italy and Romania to the Court of Justice over persistently high levels of particulate matter. "The commission had to conclude that... the additional measures proposed are not sufficient to comply with air quality standards as soon as possible", Vella said.

World News New Jersey school bus and truck in head-on collision
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The school bus was carrying students from Paramus Middle School who were on a field trip when the crash happened around 10:30 a.m. Mount Olive police said family members of those involved in the crash should contact Paramus Police at 201-262-3400.