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United States staffer in China suffers brain injury from odd sound

United States staffer in China suffers brain injury from odd sound

Embassy said on Wednesday. An investigation to establish the cause and impact has been launched by the US State Department. It added the Chinese Government told the embassy it is also investigating and taking appropriate measures. Emily Rauhala, The Washington Post's China correspondent , reported that the State Department confirmed the USA worker's ailment was diagnosed as a mild traumatic brain injury, something U.S. Read More

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UN mulls sending international war crimes probe to Gaza

UN mulls sending international war crimes probe to Gaza

Responding to criticism from the United Nations human rights chief at a debate that is likely to end by setting up an inquiry into recent violence, she said the Council had returned to its "worst form of anti-Israel obsession". The council met after the bloodiest day for Palestinians since the 2014 Gaza war, while only miles away the United States opened its new embassy in Jerusalem. Read More

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KELLYANNE: Schumer, Others Owe Trump 'An Apology' Over MS-13 Remarks

KELLYANNE: Schumer, Others Owe Trump 'An Apology' Over MS-13 Remarks

The Associated Press tweeted that it had "deleted a tweet from late Wednesday on Trump's "animals" comment about immigrants because it wasn't made clear that he was speaking after a comment about gang members". With Trump in power, the machinery of government has once again been tuned to mete out disproportionate punishment to the wrong sorts of people-the Justice Department has ended programs scrutinizing local police forces; visa applications from Muslim countries have plummeted; ... Read More

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Early results in Iraq election favor populist cleric al-Sadr

Early results in Iraq election favor populist cleric al-Sadr

Sadr's gains have called into question the presence of U.S. forces in Iraq , where more than 5,000 troops are indefinitely deployed to prevent a resurgence of the Islamic State group. "I call on Iraqis to respect the results of the elections ", he said. He announced Tuesday on state television that it was the responsibility of Iraq's Independent High Electoral Commission (IHEC) to conduct the recount to determine accurate results, citing high-profile charges of vote tampering in the ... Read More

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Windsor Before Prince Harry Weds Meghan Markle

Windsor Before Prince Harry Weds Meghan Markle

Harry is the grandson of Queen Elizabeth and sixth-in-line to the throne and will marry Markle, star of US TV drama " Suits " next Saturday at Windsor Castle, home to the British royal family for almost 1,000 years. After the wedding, the couple plans to leave Windsor Castle in a carriage for a roughly two-mile procession, traveling along the High Street through the town of Windsor before returning to the castle by the Long Walk, according to the Palace. Read More

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Iran says Syria has every right to defend itself against Israel

Iran says Syria has every right to defend itself against Israel

Earlier, in his interview with Russian Presidential Aide for Defense Industry Cooperation, Vladimir Kozhin, he said that the issue of Russia supplying an S-300 to Syria was not yet on the agenda since Damascus "has everything it needs". Syria blamed Israel for the Tuesday strikes that hit near the capital. Russian Federation is backing away from a proposal to supply the Syrian government with a state-of-the-art missile defense system following a visit to Moscow by Israeli Prime Minister ... Read More

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Avengers: Infinity War Just Opened To Huge Numbers In China

Avengers: Infinity War Just Opened To Huge Numbers In China

Sans no competition from another tentpole, Avengers: Infinity War has topped the box office for three consecutive weekends, a veritable eternity in summer, when Hollywood tentpoles generally open one on top of another. Rounding out the top five this weekend are Lionsgate and MGM's rom-com remake Overboard , with about $10.1 million, and Paramount's silently spooky horror hit A Quiet Place , with about $6.4 million. Read More

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Manchester United's Jose Mourinho positive Sir Alex Ferguson will make full recovery

Manchester United's Jose Mourinho positive Sir Alex Ferguson will make full recovery

Speaking ahead of United's Premier League trip to West Ham United on Thursday, Mourinho was reluctant to discuss Ferguson's health in detail out of respect for his family's privacy but was confident the Scot would make a full recovery. You can take the man of football but you cannot take football out of the man. I was just devastated. "I wish him the best". I know he has that fight in him. Read More

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Trump unveils plan to reduce drug prices

Trump unveils plan to reduce drug prices

Democrats have long favored giving Medicare that power, but Republicans traditionally oppose the idea. Trump's plan calls on providers in the 340B drug discount program to report on how they use the savings. Trump returned somewhat to his previous fiery rhetoric against the industry, accusing the drug lobby of making an "absolute fortune" at the expense of patients. Read More

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Newly Single Don Jr

Newly Single Don Jr

The two reportedly attended a party on Sunday evening (May 6) for Trump's new ambassador to Germany, Richard Grenell , in New York City . Not to mention, Don Jr.is also now in the midst of his own divorce with his wife of 12 years, Vanessa Trump , the former model and tomato sauce dynasty heiress . Read More

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Russia, Iran vow to adhere to nuclear deal

Russia, Iran vow to adhere to nuclear deal

Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov and his Iranian counterpart Abbas Arakchi met in Tehran, Moscow said on Thursday. President Trump announced Tuesday that the United States will withdraw from the Obama era agreement, calling the deal "defective at its core" and that "the Iranian regime has funded its long reign of chaos and terror by plundering the wealth of its own people". Read More

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Hitler-loving stalker sent guy 65K texts after one date: cops

Hitler-loving stalker sent guy 65K texts after one date: cops

Last month, while out of the county, the victim spotted Ades in his home on home surveillance video. She also stated she had threatened the man because she thought he had reported her to police. According to investigators, she had met the guy online about a year ago but she won't leave him alone. Police responded to a call Friday at the man's job where witnesses reportedly saw Ades acting hysterically and even claiming to be the man's wife. Read More

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Gas prices

Gas prices "steady" over the week

Gasoline inventories nationwide are recovering from record-high demand in April - and the national average gas price held steady for the week, as the spike in US pump prices appeared to temporarily level off. In the past month, oil prices have risen 10% and economists at The Wall Street Journal said due to indications by President Trump that he may withdraw from a 2015 global agreement with Iran that allowed an increase in oil exports in return for sanctions to its nuclear program. Read More

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ISIS explosions spark gun battle in Kabul

ISIS explosions spark gun battle in Kabul

At least six people were wounded although it is feared casualties could be higher. As police cordoned off part of the city's main commercial area, an official from a branch of Afghanistan International Bank reached by telephone said customers were sheltering in the bank premises as gunfire continued in the street outside. Read More

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New York's Legislature Must Appoint a Woman Attorney General

New York's Legislature Must Appoint a Woman Attorney General

No one is above the law, including New York's top legal officer. Two of them described repeated violence. Planned Parenthood Action, the political arm of the nation's largest abortion provider, told White House advisor Kellyanne Conway to delete her Twitter account Monday after she called out disgraced New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman over horrific abuse allegations . Read More

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New zero-tolerance policy for immigrants entering illegally

New zero-tolerance policy for immigrants entering illegally

On Wednesday, Sessions said he would send 35 United States attorneys as well as 18 immigration judges to the border, to work full time on the asylum cases from caravan migrants he said sought to "overwhelm" and "stampede" it. The Department of Justice says Sessions will hold a news conference Monday afternoon in San Diego. Entering the United States without permission and proper documents has always been a misdemeanor, but previous policies allowed many of those apprehended to go through ... Read More

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