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World News Flash Flood Warning Continues for Big Island
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Residents in most of West Virginia are being told to watch out for flash floods from heavy rains. Over the last several hours, the heaviest rainfall, flooding and lightning have been occurring in the lower Puna area including Hawaiian Beaches, Pāhoa, and Hawaiian Paradise Park.

World News Germany says it has to assume Russian Federation behind recent cyber attack
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Western powers continued to weigh their options on Friday over possible strikes against Syria's regime as pressure built to avoid an escalation following a warning from Russian Federation that military action could lead to "war". Putin responded to Saturday's attack by calling the strikes "an act of aggression against a sovereign state that is at the forefront of the fight against terrorism".

World News Sydney bushfire deemed deliberate act
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Southwest Sydney's bushfire alert has been downgraded, but fires continue to burn near homes. "The good news is that the wind conditions will be easing, so we should see winds that are about half the speeds of what we had". The blaze, which has been burning since Saturday, was downgraded from emergency to watch-and-act status overnight, but it has flared up again. There's also a risk that winds could also pick up to 35km/h later today.

World News Trump defends 'mission accomplished' use
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Dana W. White, the chief Pentagon spokeswoman, mentioned that to her information nobody within the Protection Division communicated with Moscow prematurely, aside from the acknowledged use of a military-to-military hotline that has routinely helped reduce the chance of U.S.

World News New sanctions on Russian Federation coming, UN Ambassador Nikki Haley says
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The decision to strike, after days of deliberations, marked Trump's second order to attack Syria . "The United States of America will not allow the Assad regime to continue using chemical weapons". McKenzie defended the attacks in response to questions about the proof that Assad had used chemical weapons on civilians. ■ April 6, 2017: In retaliation for a chemical weapons attack in northern Syria that killed almost 90 people, the USA fires 59 Tomahawk missiles at the ...

World News Kathua rape case: Resignations of J&K BJP ministers accepted
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Singh and Ganga who were holding the portfolios of forests and industries and commerce in the Mufti-led PDP-BJP coalition government, respectively had submitted their resignation letters to the BJP's J&K unit president Sat Paul Sharma on Friday amid growing criticism over their publicly siding with the accused.

World News China, Japan ministers pave way for rare summits
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Now in the works is a free trade agreement between Japan, China, and South Korea, who together account for almost a fifth of global GDP. Mr Kono stressed that Japan and China share the same goal on North Korea. They also discussed the vision each country has for the wider region, namely Japan's "free and open Indo-Pacific" strategy and China's "One Belt, One Road" infrastructure megaproject.

World News Sir Patrick Stewart: Captain Picard would have voted Remain
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Sir Patrick claimed the characters in his most famous screen roles, Star Trek's Captain Jean-Luc Picard and Charles Xavier from the X-Men, would have supported Britain's European Union membership. "We're now trying to deliver on that mandate from the people". "And we must continue to work together to build further upon this solid foundation by building on our existing trade links and establishing new ones".

World News Saudi king slams Iran's 'interference' as Arab leaders meet
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King Salman also announced a $50 million donation to UNRWA, the United Nations agency for Palestinian refugees. "We reiterate our rejection of the United States decision on Jerusalem", Salman said adding "East Jerusalem is an integral part of the Palestinian territories".

World News Djukanovic Set to Win Montenegro Presidency
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Djukanovic thanked his coalition partners, noting that he expected a similar victory in the upcoming parliamentary election. The opposition accuses Djukanovic of being linked to the mafia, which he denies. If confirmed, the result will present a major boost for Djukanovic, who defied Russian Federation to take his country into North Atlantic Treaty Organisation a year ago.

World News IPL 2018 | Bowlers comeback in death was 'superb', says Shreyas Iyer
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Both the openers, SA Yadav and E Lewis fired and scored 53 runs and 48 runs respectively giving Mumbai Indians the kind of start they were looking for. The pressure began to build on Mumbai thereafter, with Delhi not loosening their grip. Captain Williamson made exactly 50 from 44 balls and Yusuf Pathan hit a huge six to win it with an over to spare, consigning KKR to back-to-back defeats.

World News Officials warn of severe thunderstorms Sunday night
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Some storms could be severe, with damaging winds and heavy rain. Updated figures at 4 p.m. Friday indicated that over the course of rains parking into Sunday, the area may see 3 to 5 inches fall. "The activation is tied to a tornado warning being issued by the National Weather Service". "It's our opportunity to practice having students be prepared for severe weather if it were to happen, because it's definitely a reality here in Wisconsin", said Patterson.

World News Trump declares Syria airstrikes 'mission accomplished'
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Two Wisconsin U.S. senators are reacting to the U.S. airstrikes against Syria in response to an alleged chemical carried out by Syrian President Bashar Assad on his people. Mrs Merkel said the strikes were needed "to maintain the effectiveness of the global rejection of chemical weapons use and to warn the Syrian regime against further violations".

World News Western powers to study options if Syria chemical weapons used again: UK
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He said that Parliament should have been consulted before the attacks occurred. Since the airstrikes did not target the part of the territory controlled by the Russians, there were no casualties or damage on the Russian side, and Russia will not respond militarily for now, Azimov said and warned: "If any of the Russians is hurt, we will respond".

World News Ryan's departure sparks unrest among GOP
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Ryan's Medicare plan has created a framework for Republicans looking to curb entitlement spending, particularly for the insurance program for the elderly, and gave the movement a prominent spokesman, Rep. King also pressed Ryan about his relationship with Trump, with the speaker insisting that he and Trump worked well together, despite disagreeing on some issues.

World News Trump attacks ex-FBI director Comey in early morning tweetstorm
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Trump fired Comey in May 2017, setting off a scramble at the Justice Department that led to the appointment of Robert Mueller as special counsel overseeing the Russian Federation investigation. On the night of their dinner, Comey responded to Trump's request for an investigation into pee-gate by suggesting that such a probe could create the false impression that the FBI was investigating Trump personally.

World News What to know ahead of Sunday's severe weather — FIRST ALERT DAY
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We'll take the rain , but we can do without the severe weather . "Winds still remain the biggest concern as some stronger storms could produce 40+ miles per hour winds", Prinz said. A tornado can't be ruled out either, especially south of the 'Burg itself. Highs will drop back middle 70s for Wednesday, Thursday and Friday . This is not expected to be a particularly cold or wet system with less than a quarter inch of QPF and only a few inches of snow possible above 4500-5000 feet.

World News BJP ministers' resignations being sent to J&K CM: Ram Madhav
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He was charged under sections 363 (kidnapping), 366 (abduction of woman), 376 (rape), 506 (criminal intimidation) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act. Singh and Ganga had attracted widespread anger and criticism for attending a meeting of the Hindu Ekta Manch, a loose group formed to support the accused, which demanded a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into the case.

World News North Korean leader meets Chinese senior official, fetes Chinese art troupe
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As he accorded warm hospitality to Song, Kim remembered his recent visit to China. In late March Kim made a rare visit to Beijing and met Xi, Kim's first known journey overseas since he took power in 2011. The troupe performed on Saturday at the Mansudae Art Theatre, and North Korean leader Kim's wife Ri Sol Ju watched a ballet, "Giselle", performed by the National Ballet of China, but Kim was not present, the KCNA said.

World News Unnao rape case: Allahabad High Court CJ tears into state advocate…
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Earlier, the state government informed the bench that the CBI had taken over the investigation of Unnao rape case . The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party government in Uttar Pradesh handed over the Unnao rape case to the central agency after coming under attack from its political rivals for allegedly shielding Sengar.

World News Trump is analyzing situation over Syria
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At stake in Syria is the potential for confrontation, if not outright conflict, between the US and Russian Federation, former Cold War foes whose relations have deteriorated in recent years over Moscow's intervention in Ukraine, its interference in the 2016 USA presidential election and, most recently, its support for Syrian President Bashar Assad.

World News How Effective Was Trump's Previous Strike Against Syria?
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The coordinated strikes were in response to the Syrian regime's chemical weapons attack on civilians in Douma, which allied governments say killed at least 60 people and left hundreds more injured over the weekend. It cited the Russian Ministry of Defense. In April previous year, the United States launched cruise missile attacks against a Syrian air base. Russia's ambassador to the United Nations, Vassily Nebenzia, told reporters "The situation (in Syria) is very unsafe".

World News United Kingdom appears to be 'destroying' evidence in Skripal case - Russian envoy
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The poisoning of father and daughter comes against the backdrop of an escalating confrontation between Russian Federation and the West over Syria. The world's chemical arms watchdog on Thursday said it had confirmed Britain's findings that a nerve agent used in an attack on a former spy and his daughter in England last month originally came from Russian Federation.

World News U.S. climate lawyer sets himself on fire in protest
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Police pronounced Buckel dead at 6.30am. One of Buckel's most high-profile cases involved the gang rape and murder of Brandon Teena , a 21-year-old transgender man who was killed as a result of a hate crime in Nebraska. A county sheriff was found negligent in the killing for his failure to protect Teena from his rapists - who returned and killed him once he went to authorities.

World News Trump lawyer fights Federal Bureau of Investigation over seized files
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Another issue, of course, is whether the communications at issue between Cohen and Trump will ultimately be deemed to be legitimate attorney-client privileged communications. President Donald Trump's personal attorney is trying to prevent the government from using materials it found in a search of his office and residence this week.

World News President Trump's address regarding airstrikes on Syria
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The target in Trump's sights on Monday evening, however, was not President Bashar al-Assad, whose gas attack last Saturday was the ostensible reason for the gathering of this war council. "To Iran and to Russian Federation, I ask: What kind of a nation wants to be associated with the mass murder of men, women and children?" Syria has died responsibility for the alleged gas attack.