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World News Gap Apologizes After China Shirt Has A Geographical Mistake
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The popular San Francisco-based company generated backlash from China on a social media site known as " Weibo " after the shirt failed to include Chinese territories, including Taiwan , parts of Tibet and Xinjiang, and several islands, The Wall Street Journal reported .

World News US, China Still 'Very Far Apart' on Trade - US Ambassador
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USA shares were set to drift slightly lower, with Dow futures down 0.4 percent and S&P 500 futures 0.3 percent lower. Cargill's comments come as the US Ambassador to China, Terry Branstad, said the US and China are still " very far apart " on resolving trade frictions.

World News Autopsy says single gunshot wound to head killed fallen Terre Haute officer
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Kelli Jones, the sister of Rob Pitts, said she hopes the gesture will send a powerful message to the 5-year-old and his two other siblings. Pitts was killed in shootout with a suspect. "Dakota asked his mom if one of his dad's friends could take him to school, so she reached out to Rob's friends and families", Terre Haute Police Detective Les Hamm told WTHI-TV.

World News Mahathir to continue as Malaysia PM for 1-2 years
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Najib is accused of misappropriating billions of dollars through his pet project state fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB), and making deposits into his private accounts worth up to $1 billion. Mahathir on Saturday stopped Najib from leaving the country, and sacked the attorney general who had cleared him of involvement in a multi-billion-dollar corruption scandal.

World News Draft scheme on Cauvery Management Board submitted to SC, Centre suggests…
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He also said that the invites will be sent to everyone to join the meeting. The Centre submitted a draft of the Cauvery water management scheme before the Supreme Court on Monday, only a day ahead of Karnataka's state election results. The authority, which will have five nominees of the Centre and four of the parties to the dispute, will supervise the operation of reservoirs and regulate water release with the assistance of CWRC.

World News Area voters to decide school budgets, board seats
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However, during the meeting, Musto reiterated his statement from the work session that the 1.5 percent increase, which would raise the millage rate to 13.6338, would "satisfy the financial obligations the district has at this time ". In 2010, two years before the tax cap was instituted, 982,000 people voted on school budgets in New York State. Mitchell's policy is patterned heavily on a model policy drafted by the Associated School Boards of South Dakota.

World News South Dakota Senator Mike Rounds Undecided on Gina Haspel Vote
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Despite opposition from John McCain and fellow Democrats, she's on her way to getting confirmed as the first female Central Intelligence Agency director in history, thanks to her nomination by President Trump . " If I can change one person's mind about what torture is and what I would do to protect American freedom, I will do this for years ". With the benefit of hindsight and my experience as a senior agency leader, the enhanced interrogation program is not one the CIA should have ...

World News United Kingdom could lose influence on European Union security and defence policy
Author: 0 United Kingdom could lose influence on European Union security and defence policy

The European Union urged the United Kingdom to accelerate the Brexit - the exit from the EU if London is going to have time to complete the main part of this process this autumn. She was sceptical about UK Prime Minister Theresa May's idea to use smart border technology to enable an open border between the EU and the UK even if the latter leaves the customs union.

World News United Nations chief welcomes North Korean pledge to close nuclear site
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Several key operational buildings as well as smaller sheds had been razed and rails connecting the tunnels to their waste piles were removed, the monitoring group said. North Korea for decades has been pushing a concept of "denuclearization" that bears no resemblance to the American definition. Pompeo spoke to reporters at the State Department following his return from North Korea to negotiate with Kim and retrieve three Americans held by the regime.

World News Amid Trump threats, Tehran says nuclear deal is all-or-nothing
Author: 0 Amid Trump threats, Tehran says nuclear deal is all-or-nothing

Days after US President Donald J. Trump announced that he would buck global protocol and unilaterally pull the United States out of a landmark deal that helped curb Iran's nuclear weapons programme, the European Union has been forced to ponder how it will respond to a threat issued by Trump's White House on May 13 that Washington would impose stiff economic sanctions on European companies that continue to do business with Tehran.

World News PM Modi to visit Russian Federation next week
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In a surprise announcement, MEA said this afternoon it would be "an important occasion for the two leaders to exchange views on worldwide matters in a broad and long-term perspective". Informal summits are in - or so it would seem. "Instead, the focus" will be on discussions on the "big picture" globally, according to observers. This is unedited, unformatted feed from the Press Trust of India wire.

World News German outrage after football stars pose with Turkish President Erdogan
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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan accused Israel of using unnecessary aggression in Syria and blamed Tel Aviv for pushing the entire region toward full-scale war, Sputnik reported. DFB team coordinator Oliver Bierhoff said: "I still have absolutely no doubts about Mesut and Ilkay's commitment to playing for the Germany national team and how much they identify with our values.

World News Cannes 2018: Mahira Khan dazzles on the red carpet
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Before heading to the grand carpet, Sonam Kapoor and Mahira Khan got an opportunity to meet each before the red carpet. Yet she outdid all of them with her stunning appearances and here is how she getting hotter than ever. The Bollywood actress also shared a peek at the rest of her Cannes wardrobe, such as this Delpozo printed dress she wore to an auction dinner, finished off with Charlotte Olympia heels and a Jimmy Choo clutch.

World News Severe storms are possible late today and tonight
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No day looks to be a complete washout as plenty of hazy sunshine will be mixed in. We'll have a daily chance for t-storms this week. While widespread severe weather is not expected, one or two storms could be strong to severe mainly along/ southeast of I-44 with the threat of large hail up to the size of quarters, damaging winds to 60 miles per hour.

World News Late-Night Hosts Tee Off on Opening of US Embassy in Jerusalem
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A U.S. State Department official has said the land is "partly in West Jerusalem ", the part of the city recognized by the United Nations as Israeli territory. National Party leader Simon Bridges said the case could be made for opening the new embassy, in terms of the U.S. "standing on its rights". It was the bloodiest day in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict since a 2014 Gaza war.

World News Protesters arrested during Indianapolis stand
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Those speakers Monday focused on four groups: women, children, LGBTQ people and disabled people. Police say what was suppose to be a peaceful protest turn unlawful Monday evening when authorities say protesters moved into the streets. "Today, I risked arrest with the Poor People's Campaign because there is no climate justice if the poor are left behind". The U.S. Census says that 41 million Americans live in poverty , but the leaders of the Poor People's Coalition point to figures of ...

World News Father and mother tortured and neglected 10 children in Fairfield, police say
Author: 0 Father and mother tortured and neglected 10 children in Fairfield, police say

Ina Rogers was arrested and charged with neglect, while Jonathan Allen was arrested and charged with nine counts of felony torture and six counts of child abuse . This booking mug released Monday, May 14, 2018 , by the Solano County Sheriff's Office shows Jonathan Allen. Officers responded to the home and discovered the apparent abuse when the children's mother, Ina Rogers, called 911 on March 31.

World News The truth behind Melania Trump's
Author: 0 The truth behind Melania Trump's "major health concern"

Trump's communications director, Stephanie Grisham, said the first lady had an embolization procedure, which starves the blood supply to the affected area. The White House has not provided any additional details on Mrs Trump's condition. It is a non-invasive procedure where a catheter is inserted into the primary artery leading to the non-cancerous mass, which then cuts off the blood flow causing the tumor to shrink.

World News Taliban launch huge assault on western Afghan city
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Interior Ministry spokesman Najib Danish said both Afghan and foreign air forces were participating in the battle. The attack, which comes as the Taliban step up their annual spring offensive, began around midnight, with the insurgents capturing one district and parts of another, local provincial council member Jamila Amini told AFP Tuesday from inside the city.

World News Lewis Hamilton takes another record from Michael Schumacher in Spain
Author: 0 Lewis Hamilton takes another record from Michael Schumacher in Spain

This 64th career victory is his third in Barcelona . "It feels like we are back in business but as I said before, let's wait for Monaco". "That feeling that I'm going to sleep like a baby tonight, because I know I've done my job this weekend to the maximum and I didn't leave anything on the table, there's no better feeling".

World News Statement wrongly attributed to Nawaz: Shahbaz
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Sharif had admitted publicly on Friday that Pakistani terrorists were involved in the 26/11 attacks and questioned why Ajmal Kasab and nine others were allowed to cross the border to carry out the carnage in Mumbai in 2008. Mr Sharif said he will "speak the truth no matter what the consequences are". 'Nawaz was misreported' Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi speaks in parliament.

World News China: Windshield of aircraft shatters, co-pilot gets 'sucked halfway' out of window
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The co-pilot is now out of hospital. Liu said that the emergency landing was extremely hard because of the noise, flying debris, and inability to see much more than a few feet ahead of the aircraft. The plane was diverted to nearby Shuangliu International Airport in Chengdu. Despite these difficulties and the intense cold, the pilot managed to slow the aircraft from its original speed of about 800-900 kph and land in about 20 minutes.

World News Noisy Hawaiian volcano lava fissure prompts more evacuations
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Since early May, Hawaii's Big Island volcano has been spewing hot lava, steam and rocks, forcing almost 2000 residents to evacuate the area over fears for their safety. Over the weekend, two new fissures emerged from the volcano, causing lava to explode all over the island, and locals had to flee their homes. Officials say the pace of bookings for hotels and tour activities on the Big Island of Hawaii are down about 50 percent compared with previous years as an erupting volcano spews ...

World News Thomas Tuchel Named Paris Saint-Germain Manager
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The treble-winning Qatar-backed French club are seeking be an UEFA Champions League superpower, with a view to winning it, and Tuchel spoke of his readiness for the task ahead. Thomas Tuchel has built himself a reputation as one of Europe's brightest young coaches. "If he arrives with the mentality that many have spoken about, he will add a lot".

World News Pro-Independence Quim Torra appointed leader of Catalonia
Author: 0 Pro-Independence Quim Torra appointed leader of Catalonia

The parliament's election came almost five months after local elections in Catalonia. "Long live a free Catalonia", he said after the result was announced, confirming he will become the 131st president of the northeastern region. Catalonia's Parliament elected a new president Monday, ending months of political deadlock in the region since Madrid took over direct rule. "The Catalan republic is equality, liberty and fraternity".

World News Garver's RBI double in 12th helps Twins beat Angels 5-3
Author: 0 Garver's RBI double in 12th helps Twins beat Angels 5-3

Minnesota then strung together three consecutive hits, including an RBI double by Byron Buxton and an RBI single by Joe Mauer . Castro was placed on the 10-day disabled list last Saturday . The Twins managed two short singles early on, but Ohtani also struck out five straight and nine of 12 batters during the first four innings, with his 99-mph fastball alternating with vicious breaking pitches.

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