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  • One US soldier killed and four wounded in Somalia attack
One US soldier killed and four wounded in Somalia attack

The U.S. soldiers were conducting a multi-day operation alongside 800 forces from the Somali National Security Forces and the Kenyan Defense Forces to liberate areas under the control of jihadists from the al-Shabaab group. Around 500 American forces are stationed throughout Somalia including a number of Special Operations units comprised Army Gr...

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  • Trump says U.S. won't sign G7 joint statement, leaving summit in chaos
Trump says U.S. won't sign G7 joint statement, leaving summit in chaos

Trump had entered the summit amid a spat with Trudeau and French President Emmanuel Macron over us tariffs on steel and aluminum. To United States, frankly, it would be a good thing but I'm not looking to do that. On Saturday, Mr Trump arrived late for the first working session on gender equality but Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau for...

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  • Trudeau tells premiers U.S. tariffs 'unacceptable' as Trump's G7 looms
Trudeau tells premiers U.S. tariffs 'unacceptable' as Trump's G7 looms

That meeting, which will be hosted by Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau , will be Trump's first visit to Canada as president. Trump has also asked the U.S. President Donald Trump says Canada has mistreated USA farmers on trade and officials there "must open their markets and take down their trade barriers!" "The Liberal government is ...

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  • Trump asserts 'absolute right to PARDON' himself
Trump asserts 'absolute right to PARDON' himself

It's the latest salvo from Trump in his bid to discredit the ongoing probe by special counsel Robert Mueller . "I am even more convinced that the Federal Bureau of Investigation did exactly what my fellow citizens would want them to do when they got the information they got, and that it has nothing to do with Donald Trump ", Gowdy said after ...

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  • Hawaii Volcano Lava Destroys Hundreds of Homes Overnight
Hawaii Volcano Lava Destroys Hundreds of Homes Overnight

All but a few of the estimated 500 inhabitants of Kapoho and adjacent Vacationland development are now believed to have fled their homes, an agency spokesman said. When the super hot lava hits the ocean it produces a chemical reaction that produces a blend of hydrochloric acid, steam, and tiny particles of glass.

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  • Italy’s new government sworn in
Italy’s new government sworn in

Italy has sworn in Giuseppe Conte as the head of a new anti-establishment government following weeks of political drama. Italy's populist parties finally reached a deal to form a coalition government on Thursday evening after almost three months of political deadlock - a prospect likely to chill the European Union and shake financial markets.

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  • Israeli Minister Calls for Military Coalition if Iran Boosts Enrichment Capacity
Israeli Minister Calls for Military Coalition if Iran Boosts Enrichment Capacity

Iran is to tell the United Nations it will begin increasing its uranium enrichment capacity in case the multinational nuclear deal-severely weakened by the US withdrawal last month-collapses. Hoping to protect their interests, the Europeans have proposed hammering out a supplementary deal with Tehran covering its ballistic missile program as well a...

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  • Hawaii volcano forces series of evacuations on Big Island
Hawaii volcano forces series of evacuations on Big Island

Lava destroys homes in the Kapoho area, east of Pahoa, during ongoing eruptions of the Kilauea Volcano in Hawaii , June 5, 2018. Also, lava destroyed a freshwater lake, boiling away all of the water in it, the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory reported late Saturday, local time.

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  • Trump can 'probably' pardon himself over Russian Federation, his lawyer says
Trump can 'probably' pardon himself over Russian Federation, his lawyer says

Giuliani said Sekulow was misinformed about the Trump Tower meeting, which in any case was not that significant. Giuliani based that claim on his reading of the Constitution, and the fact that the Attorney General is appointed by the President (though AG Jeff Sessions has recused himself from the investigation).

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  • Trade deals are off if tariffs go ahead, China warns US
Trade deals are off if tariffs go ahead, China warns US

Analysts had noted in recent weeks a seesawing of USA demands of China, that may reflect division among Trump's inner circle on whether reducing the trade deficit, demanding structural change to China's economy or addressing forced technology transfers was the priority.

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  • Syrian government seeks to recapture southwest, foreign minister says
Syrian government seeks to recapture southwest, foreign minister says

Mr Assad declined to say how much longer the war will continue but said he intends to bring all parts of the country back under his control. "This is the first option". Russian Federation is a main ally of Iran. At the same time, he stressed that the Syrian government would conduct any negotiations about the future of the Syrian territories only ...

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  • Guatemala volcano erupts, killing children as lava spews into village
Guatemala volcano erupts, killing children as lava spews into village

One of the most active volcanoes in Central America, Volcan de Fuego (Spanish for "volcano of fire") is located about 27 miles from Guatemala City. This Handout picture released by the National Disaster Relief Agency of Guatemala shows Volcano Fuego during an eruptive pulse in El Rodeo, Guatemala on June 3, 2018.

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  • Judge holds hearing on Michael Cohen probe
Judge holds hearing on Michael Cohen probe

Todd Harrison, a lawyer for Cohen, had asked for another month to review the documents . Prosecutors told the judge it would take them a couple more weeks to finish that project, and it seems review of those documents won't be subject to the June 15 deadline.

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  • Meeting with Kim to Take Place as Planned
Meeting with Kim to Take Place as Planned

After all, Trump frequently contradicts his own staffers who ostensibly speak for him - why should we assume Kim won't do the same? He and Pompeo had discussions over dinner of steak, corn and cheese on Wednesday (Thursday NZT), Pompeo said in a tweet .

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  • Anti-Kremlin Russian journalist shot and killed in Ukraine
Anti-Kremlin Russian journalist shot and killed in Ukraine

Authorities announced on Tuesday that Babchenko's wife discovered him with gunshot wounds at their apartment and he died en route to a Kiev hospital. The Kiev police chief told the Ukrainian television station 112 that the obvious motive for the murder was Babchenko's professional activity.

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  • Melania Trump dismisses conspiracy theories, says she's 'feeling great'
Melania Trump dismisses conspiracy theories, says she's 'feeling great'

Plus, Trump herself has been active on Twitter - praising the hospital, thanking a Navy SEAL who received the Medal of Honor at the White House , acknowledging the victims of the deadly Santa Fe school shooting, and noting Memorial Day. Maybe Melania Trump has fled to New York City because she's fed up with being first lady - or because an...

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  • SUMMIT SAVED? North Korean Officials in NYC Ahead of Summit
SUMMIT SAVED? North Korean Officials in NYC Ahead of Summit

Crossing the line that separates the two Koreas, Sung Kim met with Choe Son Hui, the North Korean vice foreign minister, who said last week that Pyongyang was "reconsidering" the talks. White House counselor Kellyanne Conway said Tuesday morning in an appearance on Fox News Channel's "Fox & Friends" that the president had "sent over two delegat...

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  • Dallas duel: Wild card turns tables at National Spelling Bee
Dallas duel: Wild card turns tables at National Spelling Bee

The 516 competitors was the largest field that the contest has ever seen. Nemmani's loss to Modi at the county level would normally have disqualified him for the national bee but he took advantage of a new program called RSVBee , which allows spellers to pay to compete in the national bee.

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  • China rejects 'ridiculous' USA accusation of South China Sea militarisation
China rejects 'ridiculous' USA accusation of South China Sea militarisation

Just days ago, USA sent two of its warships in the disputed waters as it conducted "freedom of navigation", which provoked China and led the latter to warn them off. He said the government "continuously" monitors China's deployment of missiles in the three artificial islands within the Philippines' exclusive economic zone (EEZ).

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