• Hawaii Volcano Eruptions Enter 4th Week
Hawaii Volcano Eruptions Enter 4th Week

A lava fountain erupts at night along a recent lava flow from a Kilauea volcano fissure on Hawaii's Big Island, May 22, 2018, in Kapoho, Hawaii. On Wednesday, large amounts of lava continued to pour from fissures in the central part of the eruption zone from Leilani Estates to Lanipuna Gardens, the latter of which is nearly completely cover...

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  • Ireland backs changing abortion laws, exit poll says
Ireland backs changing abortion laws, exit poll says

Voters are being asked if they wish to scrap a 1983 amendment to the constitution that gives an unborn child and its mother equal rights to life. The poll released by Ireland's national broadcaster RTE shortly after polling stations closed on Friday night predicted that almost 70% voted in in favor of repealing the Eighth Amendment to Irel...

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  • Australian Grandmother Sentenced to Death for Smuggling Ice Through Malaysia
Australian Grandmother Sentenced to Death for Smuggling Ice Through Malaysia

She said she had been fooled into carrying the bag after travelling to China to see someone she met online called "Captain Daniel Smith", who had claimed to be a United States serviceman. She told the court that she had agreed to take the backpack from the stranger because she was told it carried her online boyfriend's clothes. "I don't think she...

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  • Reading Public Library wins national award
Reading Public Library wins national award

The 'Ready, Set, Read!' program challenges those in the young, middle and teen age groups to read 100, 50 and 25 books, respectively. Wednesday was the first time the Bonvillians attended the library's summer reading program party, and Ella's first stop was to grab a piece of chalk and start drawing animals on the park's sidewalk.

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  • Former Spokane NAACP Chapter Leader Rachel Dolezal Accused Of Welfare Fraud
Former Spokane NAACP Chapter Leader Rachel Dolezal Accused Of Welfare Fraud

Dolezal's name is back in the news once again though, as she is being charged with welfare fraud. Rachel Dolezal was pressured to resign from the NAACP in February 2017 after it was discovered she was white but had been identifying herself as African American while leading the civil rights group.

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  • Trump Can't Block Critics From His Twitter Account, Judge Says
Trump Can't Block Critics From His Twitter Account, Judge Says

U.S. President Donald Trump may not "block" Twitter users and those commenting on his tweets, a U.S. Federal Judge has ruled. What's more , Buchwald said , the space below Trump's tweets that show the public's replies are a public forum, because it is "generally accessible to the public" and anyone with a Twitter account is able to view tho...

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  • Top congressmen meet with intelligence officials about Federal Bureau of Investigation informant
Top congressmen meet with intelligence officials about Federal Bureau of Investigation informant

Democrats immediately criticized the move, accusing the GOP of politicizing intelligence by initially excluding Democrats from the classified briefing. Fitton said Judicial Watch doesn't rely on the DOJ inspector general's report or congressional committees, and that's why they're pursuing their own litigation and investigation.

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  • Jacksonville Lands 13th On List For Population growth
Jacksonville Lands 13th On List For Population growth

The Texas capital, which has seen growth cool down a bit recently, falls to second place. Camanche ranks as the 92nd-biggest city in Iowa. Harless added that she's hopeful the city's recent selection of James Arndt as city manager, as well as the hiring past year of Planning Director Tammara Tracy, will help Paducah grow.

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  • 2 injured in shooting at in middle school; male student in custody
2 injured in shooting at in middle school; male student in custody

Parents comfort each other as they wait outside Noblesville West Middle School following a shooting in Noblesville, Indiana , on Friday, May 25, 2018 . One student told News 8 that he heard several shots fired but did not know if they were fired inside or outside of the building. Parents were advised that if they did not receive a phone cal...

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  • Dutch, Australia name Russia as behind MH17 downing
Dutch, Australia name Russia as behind MH17 downing

The Russian foreign ministry also denounced what it called an attempt to "discredit Russia in the eyes of the global community", but investigators, who painstaking recreated the BUK missile system's route from Kursk across the border into rebel-held eastern Ukraine using videos and photos, stood by their findings.

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  • With Word And Deed, Trump Rallies Abortion Rights Opponents In Midterms
With Word And Deed, Trump Rallies Abortion Rights Opponents In Midterms

According to reports, however, the rule is meant to push Planned Parenthood and other reproductive healthcare providers out of the Title X program if they provide or refer patients for abortions, and would allow providers in the program to withhold comprehensive information from patients about their options.

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  • United States staffer suffers brain injury after 'sound' incident in China
United States staffer suffers brain injury after 'sound' incident in China

The Canadian government in April said it would remove families of diplomats posted to Cuba after Canadian personnel there in 2017 also reported similar health symptoms. The worker was sent to the United States for further evaluation. Staff there reported symptoms including hearing loss, dizziness, fatigue and cognitive issues, though Cuban offi...

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  • Kelly sues him for sexual assault and herpes infection
Kelly sues him for sexual assault and herpes infection

A woman filed a lawsuit, Monday, in NY against R. Kelly , claiming the singer sexually assaulted her. His multiple chart-topping hits include " Bump N' Grind " and " I Believe I Can Fly ". Faith Evans, 20, is claiming that the 51-year-old held her against her will and that he psychologically, verbally and sexually abused her. "He was demanding tha...

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  • Police use of Amazon's facial recognition software alarms civil liberties group
Police use of Amazon's facial recognition software alarms civil liberties group

A spokesman for the Orlando Police Department said the department was testing Amazon's service but had no plans to use the technology to track the location of elected officials. "We demand that Amazon stop powering a government surveillance infrastructure that poses a grave threat to customers and communities across the country", the groups...

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  • 'American Idol' Final Two Maddie Poppe and Caleb Hutchinson Talk Secret Romance
'American Idol' Final Two Maddie Poppe and Caleb Hutchinson Talk Secret Romance

The popular and catchy tune is featured on the 52-year-old's fourth studio album, True Believers , which was released back in 2013. Last night, " American Idol " top 2 contestants Caleb Lee Hutchinson and Maddie Poppe broke some big romance news! Poppe and Hutchinson had a very special onstage moment when they announced they had been secre...

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  • M&S to close 100 United Kingdom stores by 2022
M&S to close 100 United Kingdom stores by 2022

M&S, one of the best known names in British retail, said it made a pretax profit before one-off items of 580.9 million pounds in the year to March 31. Excluding the restructuring charge, the stores group's adjusted pre-tax profit was down 5.4% to £580.9mln from £613.8mln past year, weighed by a 140 basis points drop in the food gross margin as a re...

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  • Steph Curry's mom was not impressed he dropped F-bombs
Steph Curry's mom was not impressed he dropped F-bombs

Game 4 of the Western Conference Finals is set for Tuesday at 9 p.m. EST. Curry is scoring 30.3 points on an average of 18 shots in three playoff games. He said the moment got the best of him. The Celtics will be better at home in Game 5 - they have not lost in TD Garden all postseason - but if this thing goes seven, it's a risky thing when the...

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  • Pence says Venezuela vote a 'sham'
Pence says Venezuela vote a 'sham'

In the last opinion polls before the vote, the pair were running neck-and-neck. Falcon was joined in his call for a new election by third-place finisher Javier Bertucci , who got around 11 percent of the vote. Venezuela's other main political parties boycotted the vote. He said Venezuelans would provide an example of democracy to the world and...

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  • Manhattan lawyer filmed threatening Spanish-speaking staff at NY restaurant
Manhattan lawyer filmed threatening Spanish-speaking staff at NY restaurant

Aaron Schlossberg could now face even more consequences. The footage shows a customer berating staff for speaking Spanish at the premises in Manhattan. In one, filmed in May 2017, shows Mr Schlossberg with other Trump supporters swearing at a group of ultra-Orthodox Jews who opposed the state of Israel.

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  • Senate Confirms Gina Haspel to Lead CIA Despite Torture Concerns
Senate Confirms Gina Haspel to Lead CIA Despite Torture Concerns

In a Twitter message, Trump congratulated Haspel on her confirmation. The mainstream press and liberal critics have argued that Haspel's role in "harsh interrogation programs" should exclude her from the job. Haspel is now the CIA's deputy director. Since joining the CIA in 1985, just a few years out of college, she has held some 20 separat...

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  • CARICOM calls for restraint in Israel-Palestine conflict
CARICOM calls for restraint in Israel-Palestine conflict

Bardawil did not elaborate on whether the 50 were fighters or associates, and his number could not be verified. We must strive for a future where Israel and Palestine thrive as States in which all are equally respected, and where civil society is able to play its constructive role.

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  • Oil price climbs above $80
Oil price climbs above $80

Global efforts to reduce air pollution has lifted the hopes of oil traders, as new shipping regulations are expected to boost demand for lower sulfur fuels, raising demand for crude, as the bank's analysts report. "OPEC and Russian Federation have been implementing their policies efficiently", Pouyanne said, referring to the Organisation of the Pet...

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  • Putin Puts Russian Warships On 'Permanent Standby' Near Syria
Putin Puts Russian Warships On 'Permanent Standby' Near Syria

Putin congratulated Assad on what he said were considerable achievements by the Syrian armed forces against terrorist units. Russian Federation has been a key ally of Assad throughout the seven-year Syrian civil war when many other countries, including the United Kingdom, wanted to remove him from power.

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  • Ramadan 2018 to begin on Thursday, moon sighted in India
Ramadan 2018 to begin on Thursday, moon sighted in India

Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar urged for Muslims to practice spiritual reflection as the season of Ramadan begins. Ramadan is a staple of the Muslim faith, though various people in various sects in various parts of the world all observe it differently.

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  • Authorities investigate California explosion as intentional
Authorities investigate California explosion as intentional

One woman was killed and three others were injured during the Tuesday afternoon explosion at a medical office building in Aliso Viejo. Krajnyak, a married mother-of-one of Coto de Caza, Orange County, was a licensed cosmetologist who ran day spa Magyar Kozmetika out of the first floor of the building.

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  • EPA chief to face fresh questions about spending in senate hearing
EPA chief to face fresh questions about spending in senate hearing

Hart, who's a lobbyist, and then you rent a room from him at a pretty good deal?" But you have to fly first class? "Oh c'mon", Leahy said. A whistleblower said Pruitt lied about not retaliating against aides who questioned his decisions. "These are cuts that I can not support", Murkowski said. But Pruitt downplayed his own roles in several instan...

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  • North Korea has begun dismantling nuclear test site
North Korea has begun dismantling nuclear test site

KCNA said journalists, including from the United States and South Korea, would be invited to cover the event, to "show in a transparent manner the dismantlement of the northern nuclear test ground to be carried out". It is also one of eight countries with nuclear test capacity, including the United States, China and Iran, which have so far failed...

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  • Haspel Wins Backing of Senate Panel for CIA Post
Haspel Wins Backing of Senate Panel for CIA Post

After a lifetime spent in the clandestine service, nearly nothing was known about Haspel, even what she looked like, until a sketchy official biography and a few photographs were released in the last two months. Ron Wyden, D-Ore. Haspel's letter came after Republican Sen. Rand Paul (Ky.)-are openly opposing Haspel. Along with the absence of...

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  • Guatemala Becomes Second Country To Move Israeli Embassy To Jerusalem
Guatemala Becomes Second Country To Move Israeli Embassy To Jerusalem

The event marks the day when Israel was created in the midst of a violent campaign that led to the expulsion of hundreds of thousands of Palestinians from their homeland. The Palestinians, who seek East Jerusalem as capital of their hoped-for state, vehemently oppose the U.S. Embassy's relocation from Tel Aviv, seeing it as a one-sided move that in...

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  • Teacher 'Suspended For Relationship With Teen' Shot Dead Outside Mum's House
Teacher 'Suspended For Relationship With Teen' Shot Dead Outside Mum's House

Police are working to retrieve information from a cell phone after a woman was gunned down in her driveway in Aliquippa. DelTondo's death comes just six months after the Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School teacher was suspended from her job over a leaked police report.

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  • Deputy who failed to confront Parkland school shooter getting $8k monthly pension
Deputy who failed to confront Parkland school shooter getting $8k monthly pension

It just doesn't seem right, does it? Despite Peterson's cowardly actions, his former employer has continued to support him, stating, "the allegations that Mr. In response to the Herald/Times request for a response, Scott's office said: "Because no charges have been filed, the state is required to provide his pension under Florida law but our agen...

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  • California Energy Commission Adopts Standards Requiring Solar Systems for New Homes
California Energy Commission Adopts Standards Requiring Solar Systems for New Homes

The installed power capacity of solar power increased from 939 megawatts to 2,978 megawatts year on year, representing a 217 percent rise, according to data released on Monday by Turkey's Energy Market Regulatory Authority (EMRA). "Under these new standards, buildings will perform better than ever, at the same time they contribute to a reliable gri...

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  • United States first lady Melania Trump undergoes kidney surgery
United States first lady Melania Trump undergoes kidney surgery

President Donald Trump tweeted Monday evening he was headed to visit the first lady at Walter Reed, saying she was "in good spirits". Mrs. Trump is now recovering at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. They have a 12-year-old son named Barron. The "treatment of choice" is to cut off the blood supply to shrink the growth, said Dr. ...

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  • Philippines chief justice, Duterte's critic, expelled by Supreme Court colleagues
Philippines chief justice, Duterte's critic, expelled by Supreme Court colleagues

Sereno has the integrity to qualify her to hold the highest position in the Judiciary", De Castro said. More than how she voted for or against President Duterte, more than her " proclivity to lie, mislead ", more than her " lack of candor and forthrightness " in explaining why she failed to submit her net worth and liabilities statement as a prof...

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  • Peace Officers Memorial Day Observed on Wednesday
Peace Officers Memorial Day Observed on Wednesday

Lt. Aaron Lloyd Crook's name was added to the National Law Enforcement Memorial in Washington, D.C. The ceremony was part of the 30th Annual Candlelight Vigil. Tarness, who was accompanied by fellow Methuen officers David Souther and Greg Pekarski, said he believes attendance is important "because it recognizes the sacrifice and shows support for f...

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  • Late-Night Hosts Tee Off on Opening of US Embassy in Jerusalem
Late-Night Hosts Tee Off on Opening of US Embassy in Jerusalem

Meanwhile, NAIJ.com previously reported that President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday, April 30, said he avoided bringing up President Donald Trump's alleged vulgar remarks about African countries when the two presidents met at the White House because he was not sure his American counterpart truly made comment.

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  • Vodafone sees turnaround as profits for 2018 hit £2.5bn
Vodafone sees turnaround as profits for 2018 hit £2.5bn

Vodafone said the appointments followed an internal and external search for candidates. The mobile customer base doubled from 269 million to 536 million during his tenure, and the company added almost 20 million broadband customers. This has led to a mixed full year to 31 March 2018 operating performance, although one that looks pretty decent over...

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  • Taliban battle into west Afghan city in new crisis for government
Taliban battle into west Afghan city in new crisis for government

Officials have warned of a deteriorating security situation as insurgents have entered the capital several times. Poor coordination among security forces and the Taliban's access to more sophisticated weapons have been cited as major factors in the militants' advance.

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  • Iran official says Europe has 60 days to give nuclear 'guarantees'
Iran official says Europe has 60 days to give nuclear 'guarantees'

Making the rounds on the Sunday morning shows, National Security Adviser John Bolton expressed hope that European countries would follow President Trump's lead and exit the Iran nuclear deal. 'Do we accept extraterritorial sanctions? But the measures have never been used and may be hard to enforce, while European Union companies could still fac...

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  • Facebook suspends about 200 apps that may have misused data
Facebook suspends about 200 apps that may have misused data

GSR developed a Facebook app that reportedly collected data from people who signed up to use the app as well as information from their Facebook friends, without the explicit approval of all involved. The document revealed that political consultancy AggregateIQ spent around 1.6 million United States dollars (£1.2 million) on adverts from the Vote ...

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