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World News Canadian doctor shot in Gaza, PM Trudeau calls investigation
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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
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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
Author: 0 Facebook's Zuckerberg headed to Europe; ISS pulls support for 5 directors

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
Author: 0 United Kingdom referred to European court over illegal air pollution

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.

World News Indore Ranked as Cleanest City For Second Time Under Swachh Bharat Mission
Author: 0 Indore Ranked as Cleanest City For Second Time Under Swachh Bharat Mission

In 2016, Swachh Survekshan was conducted in 73 cities having a population of one million or more and capital city of States/ UTs and Mysore had bagged the award of being the cleanest city of India. The 2018 survey covered 4,203 such areas. Citizens Feedback: To collect feedback directly from citizens and monitor the performance of Swachhata App, a citizens grievance Mobile App.

World News Venezuela political prisoners 'revolt' at Caracas jail
Author: 0 Venezuela political prisoners 'revolt' at Caracas jail

Holt's family has denied the charges against him and suggested that the Venezuelan government is holding him and his wife to bargain with the USA over economic sanctions. The disturbance, the extent of which was not known, came as Venezuelans are on edge days before Sunday's presidential election, which Maduro is widely expected to win despite a crushing economic crisis marked by widespread shortages and hyperinflation.

World News Italian parties agree basis for government deal, say no threat to euro
Author: 0 Italian parties agree basis for government deal, say no threat to euro

Party leaders Luigi Di Maio of the 5-Star Movement and Matteo Salvini of the League were expected to present their governing plan to Italian President Sergio Mattarella on Monday but asked for a delay. Salvini said the League wanted "strong government and a tax and security revolution", but admitted it remained "far apart" from M5S on several issues.

World News Critics angry that no cladding ban in Grenfell Tower review
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In turn, whilst it states that the progress to remove the cladding had so far been effective, it felt it important to provide additional support. She said the problem was that people were cutting corners and ignoring the regulations. Many residents accused authorities of ignoring safety concerns raised months before the fire. "What I will be disappointed about is if people think simply banning cladding is going to fix this problem".

World News Gulf states add Hezbollah leadership to their terror lists, place sanctions
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Secretary Steven Mnuchin said there is no distinction between the group's so-called "political wing" and its terror plotting faction. Saudi Arabia and other members of the Gulf Cooperation Council, placed 10 leaders of Lebanon's Hezbollah on their terrorism lists on Wednesday, including Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah and his deputy Naim Qassem, Saudi state news agency SPA said.

World News Oklahoma woman dies after mauling from pack of dachshund mixes
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They were all described as dachshund-terrier or dachshund-border collie mixes. According to the Daily Ardmoreite , the vicious dogs all weighed under 40 pounds. "We were cleaning ticks off ourselves all day", Dinwiddie said. However, KXII reported that vet hospital officials have decided that the dogs won't be tested.

World News Unborn baby dies from injuries in Brooklyn crash
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The unborn child of Broadway star Ruthie Ann Miles has died after the actress was hit by a driver who went through a red light in NY. Abigail, Miles' daughter, and Lew's 1-year-old boy, Joshua , were both killed in the crash. 'The pain suffered by Ruthie and Jonathan is almost impossible to fathom, ' they added . Prosecution told Peoplemagazine that Bruns was arraigned on charges of "manslaughter, criminally negligent homicide and assault".

World News Ministers cut betting machine stakes from £100 to £2
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The clampdown, which marks the biggest regulatory change in the United Kingdom gambling industry since rules were liberalised in 2005, was welcomed by charities, the church and opposition politicians. Players "are more likely to be young men (aged under 35), unemployed and/or from low-to-middle income households", the CfFG said in an article on the PoliticsHome website.

World News SC Collegium defers decision on Justice Joseph's elevation again
Author: 0 SC Collegium defers decision on Justice Joseph's elevation again

On Wednesday, there was a detailed discussion in the collegium but sources said no unanimity was reached on names that could be recommended for appointment as SC judges . The collegium meeting, which forwarded its recommendations, was chaired by Chief Justice Dipak Misra and attended by all the four other judges - Justices J Chelameswar, Ranjan Gogoi, Madan Lokur and Kurian Joseph .

World News Life's a beach on award-winning South Shields sands
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Beaches in the south east to win this award are: Worthing Beach, Bognor Regis East, Littlehampton Coastguards and West Wittering. Sandhaven Beach has achieved the Blue Flag status and secured the Seaside Award for the twelfth year running, from leading environmental charity, Keep Britain Tidy.

World News VK Singh to visit North Korea for peace talks
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Even as North Korea keeps the world in suspense over its proposed talks with the US and South Korea, the East Asian nation has given its assurance that it will not allow any action that will create concerns for India's security. (Retd.) VK Singh as his envoy to Pyongyang to open channels of communication. China remains North Korea's most important trading partner despite imposing sanctions to try and curb the regime's nuclear ambitions.

World News US' Officials: US, China to launch trade talks
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The official confirmed that Navarro will be among those participating in the trade meetings this week. It is not clear exactly what that would entail. On the same trip, Navarro also blew up at Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, according to a source with direct knowledge. That prompted the Chinese company to announce last week it was ceasing business operations.

World News Florida teacher on leave after raccoons drowned
Author: 0 Florida teacher on leave after raccoons drowned

As one of the students recorded cell phone video , Brewton and the students plunged them into the water and sprayed them with a hose to kill them. "They should have trapped the animal and had somebody take them and relocate the animals", a parent told WKMG.

World News Mom accused in Fairfield child abuse case in court today
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Solano County Prosecutors charged the father, Jonathan Allen with 16 felonies, including seven counts of torture, and nine counts of felony child abuse . Investigators say the children were living in "squalor and unsafe conditions". "On a continuous basis the children were getting punched, strangled, bitten, shot with weapons such as crossbows and bb guns, hit with weapons such as sticks and bats, subjected to "waterboarding" and having scalding water poured on them," Solano County ...

World News San Diego County Voter Registration Hits Record High
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Voters will decide whether incumbent District 1 commissioner Jose Iglesias will retain his seat, or if former school board member and Cedartown Commissioner Gary Martin will take over the job to start 2019. - You can register to vote at the polls, when you go to vote. One postcard is going to approximately 28,000 mail ballot voters whom Postal Service records show have recently moved but have not re-registered.

World News Female Kent State Graduate Carries AR-10 on Campus
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As a Black woman, it's hard for 19-year-old Kent State sophomore Aliah Kimbro to support Bennett when she knows her own gun rights "aren't safe anywhere", she told Refinery29. In another tweet , she made it clear that her gun is an AR-10 and not an "assault rifle". "The left is out of control", she wrote in a Facebook post in response to one Twitter user's threat.

World News Hero canine rescues his pal from drowning in pool in viral video
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Smokey can be seen treading water while Remus, obviously alarmed, paces back and forth, trying to get Smokey to swim over to the stairs. Remus jumped into the pool and boosted Smokey up out of the water and over the edge of the water. The video has since been viewed more than 235,000 times on Facebook, making it to local news sites and then cracking into a global audience after being features by mastheads such as Fox News .

World News US Court Sentences Turkish Banker in Iran Sanctions Case
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He was arrested in March 2017 on a business trip to NY to promote a securities offering and has been held in prison ever since. Mehmet Hakan Atilla was convicted in January for participating in a plot to help Iran spend billions of its oil and gas revenues in other other countries through Halkbank, Turkey's state-controlled bank.

World News Political Newcomer Wins Second District Democratic Primary
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In 2015, Ashford upset eight-term Republican Congressman Lee Terry, and served one two-year term, only to then be defeated by Bacon with a margin of less than 4,000 votes. Deb Fischer, a tough prospect in overwhelmingly conservative Nebraska. No other candidates are running for the office. Before Nebraska's first female governor - there was Virginia Smith.

World News Italy's populists aim to challenge European Union on debt and migrants
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On Wednesday morning Salvini said that negotiations were nearing conclusion, while Di Maio confirmed the two parties could wrap up the "contract of government" within the day. "This is the moment to have the courage to go all the way". In Brussels, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said the EU would not be complete without Italy, when asked at a news conference about Italy's role in the EU and its reliability in respecting common rules.

World News Sports wagering is a freedom, not just a source of state revenue
Author: 0 Sports wagering is a freedom, not just a source of state revenue

The ruling could affect, state-by-state, everything from the Trump administration's efforts to punish "sanctuary cities" that don't actively enforce federal immigration law, to assisted suicide. But, for that to happen, each state will have to authorize it statutorily. The ruling also left open the possibility of Congress banning sports gambling nationwide, it just can't require states to do it.