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World News North Korea releases images of latest missile tests
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The coal trade itself is also believed to fund the isolated country's nuclear weapons and ballistic missile programs. The U.N. Security Council has a history of hitting Pyongyang with sanctions in response to banned tests. North Korea has test-fired rockets over Japanese territory in the past. North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un supervises a "strike drill" for multiple launchers and tactical guided weapon into the East Sea during a military drill in North Korea on May 4, 2019.

World News French troops free hostages in Burkina Faso
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French officials also thanked the militaries of the US, Benin and Burkina Faso for their help in the operation. President Emmanuel Macron's office said a U.S. "The successful operation demonstrates the importance of our historic alliance with France". France's military has freed four hostages who were being held in Burkina Faso.

World News Filmmakers boycotting Georgia due to abortion law
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During what ended up being a fairly eventful night for talk shows , one of those women spoke out about it. Though her parents - who found out from her diary entry - were supportive of her abortion, her then-boyfriend's mom was not, and told her, "You're going to murder a baby".

World News Huawei CFO is on the move to her bigger $13M mansion
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Meanwhile, the prosecution indicated that it wanted to fast-track the proceedings. Meng was arrested on December 1, 2018, at Vancouver's airport at the request of the United States, which is seeking her extradition on fraud charges. Wanzhou's defence team has argued that her arrest in Canada is unlawful as the crime she is accused of by the U.S also needs to be a crime in Canada as since Canada doesn't have current sanctions on financial services in Iran , the charges levied against her ...

World News Pope Francis orders priests and nuns to report sex abuse
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The law now forces the USA conference to essentially start over in preparing new measures to hold one another accountable when bishops abuse or cover-up abuse. In cases where the Metropolitan archbishop stands accused, the allegations must be reported to the Vatican through the local Papal nuncio, or Vatican ambassador.

World News Venezuela's opposition appeals for global support
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Self-declared "Interim President" and President of the National Assembly Juan Guaido was also quick to respond, calling the arrest "a kidnapping" aimed at dismantling the National Assembly's leadership. The president complained that Bolton underestimated Maduro and called the Venezuelan leader a "tough cookie", the Post said in a report late Wednesday, citing three senior administration officials.

World News 'Ninja' missile shreds enemies to death
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The terrifying weapon could potentially kill a car's front seat passenger without harming the driver. War reporters have been speculating that the USA military had a new kind of weapon since at least February 2017, when photos emerged following the death of Al Qaeda's Abu Khayr al Masri in Syria.

World News Chelsea Manning Released From Prison
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Glenn Greenwald, the former Guardian journalist who broke the similar Edward Snowden bombshell back in 2013, shared the news on Twitter. The U.S. government has requested that Assange be extradited by the U.K.to face a felony charge of conspiracy to commit computer crimes related to Manning's 2010 leak .

World News Jeremy Corbyn says a second Brexit referendum could be a ‘healing process’
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And with her effective deputy David Lidington suggesting he hopes the deal can be concluded by July, there is speculation she may seek to hang on until the annual party conference in the autumn. However, Lidington said that the Member of the European Parliament (MEPs) will not "take their places in Brussels", if the government and Opposition reach an agreement over May's Brexit deal or a cross-party plan, Xinhua News Agency reported .

World News Taliban attack aid group office in Afghan capital, 9 wounded
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Wahid Mayar, spokesman for Ministry of Public Health, said at least nine wounded were taken to hospitals following the attack. The last of the attackers was cornered in the third floor of the four-storey building, Nasrat Rahimi , the spokesman for the Interior Ministry said.

World News Former Fed Prosecutor Warns: 'Matter of Time' Before Trump Fires Wray
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FBI Director Christopher Wray testified before a Senate Appropriations subcommittee on May 7, and was asked a series of questions on the topic of spying and surveillance on the Trump campaign by Sen. The FBI obtained a secret surveillance warrant in the fall of 2016 to monitor the communications of former Trump campaign aide Carter Page, whose interactions with Russians several years earlier had raised law enforcement suspicions even before he joined the campaign.

World News Police Seize 1000 Guns at Los Angeles Mansion
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Video footage shows what appears to be ATF officials reviewing the trove of guns, most of which appear to be rifles and pistols, stacked on the floor. Image shows huge collection of weapons collected from a Los Angeles home Wed., May 7, 2019. Colburn said there is "no reason to believe the public is in any danger".

World News Get Ready, Iran: B-52 Bombers Are Headed to the Middle East
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The official said it was not clear whether the boats with missiles represented a new military capability that could be used against USA forces or were only being moved to shore locations. "If these actions take place, if they do by some third-party proxy, a militia group, Hizballah, we will hold the Iranian leadership directly accountable for that".

World News Trump surprised that Senate subpoenaed his son
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The Senate intelligence committee wants to talk to Donald Trump Jr . again, issuing a subpoena to the president's oldest son. Meanwhile, it is not unusual that a White House doesn't like Congress, Warner said, but the Trump administration is "blowing off" House requests, and that marks a "disrespect for the rule of law" that he fears will become the new norm.

World News US Seizes North Korean Ship Suspected of Violating Sanctions
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A North Korean ship used to transport coal was seized by the United States after the country violated U.N. sanctions by firing two suspected short-range missiles. "At the moment, we don't see any situation that would immediately impact on Japan's security", Japan's Ministry of Defense said in a statement, according to the news agency.

World News Facebook cofounder says it's time to break up company
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He chastises decisions made by Zuckerberg that ignored privacy and responsibility in exchange for growing Facebook at a rapid rate. "We are a nation with a tradition of reining in monopolies, no matter how well intentioned the leaders of these companies may be", Hughes wrote , according to HuffPost .

World News Pamela Anderson is the first person to visit Julian Assange in jail
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Assange is an innocent, good man and an incredible person. Anderson added she felt "sick" and "nauseous" after her visit. Assange is in London's Belmarsh Prison serving a 50-week sentence for jumping bail in 2012. He also said he wouldn't "surrender myself for extradition for doing journalism that has won many awards and protected many people". However, he's still facing extradition to the U.S.

World News Afghan boy dances after receiving prosthetic leg
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In a heartwarming video posted on Twitter by an Afghan woman named Roya Musawi, a young boy can be seen dancing with joy after receiving a prosthetic leg. Ahmad and his parents, who are farmworkers, come from Logar province south of Kabul, where fighting between the Taliban and the US-backed Afghan army is frequent.

World News Spain lashes out at Trump over Cuba, Venezuela
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Zambrano also thanked the handful of rebel National Guardsmen, who wore blue armbands as symbols of their allegiance to Guaido's movement. The opposition says Maduro has stacked the court with his own supporters and does not recognize its legitimacy, while the US government this week threatened to sanction all its members.

World News North Korea says recent rocket drill was 'regular and self-defensive'
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Although the South Korean president shows a peace speech and calls for negotiations, Seoul remains as main ally of USA policies toward North Korea. But the White House said simply the two leaders discussed "recent developments" in North Korea and "how to achieve the final, fully verified denuclearization" of the country, without mentioning food aid.

World News Million Banknotes in Australia Have a Typo
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The note features the Indigenous writer and inventor David Unaipon on one side, and Edith Cowan, Australia's first female member of parliament, on the other - as it has since 1995. " The Reserve Bank of Australia is aware of it and the spelling will be corrected at the next print run ", said a bank spokesperson. The note came into circulation on October 18, 2018 with new security features created to deter counterfeiting and with tactile elements for the visually impaired.

World News All modes of severe weather possible Wednesday in Green Country
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Computer models are showing chances for storms early Wednesday morning that could move through. "High wind will likely be the primary threat as these storms but large hail stones over 1" and even an isolated tornado can't be ruled out. Locally, certain areas this week could see 6 to 8 inches of rain, leading to more flash flooding and rapid river rises - including in some of the region's more urban areas.

World News Iran seems to be moving ballistic missiles by boat to Persian Gulf
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Four B-52 Stratofortress bombers are being sent to the Mideast to support the aircraft carrier Abraham Lincoln in moves aimed at countering threats from Iran , U.S. "It shows Iran is flexing its muscle, saying "as we are under pressure, we have ways to get back at Israel". Iran said last month it was prepared for a US decision to end waivers granted to buyers of Iranian oil, as the elite Revolutionary Guards repeated their threat to close the strategic Strait of Hormuz in the Gulf ...

World News WATCH Monstrous Cyclone Fani Devastating Odisha, India
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On Monday, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik had also said that he would donate his one year's salary to the Chief Minister's Relief Fund. The option of deploying vehicle-mounted mobile towers, as requested by Odisha, was being explored to provide connectivity in Puri and Khurda, the statement said.

World News Article 370 will be removed if Modi returns to power: Shah
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Advocate Rakesh Dwivedi, appearing for the Election Commission, told the court that the poll panel has decided on 11 complaints against Modi and Shah. "This country forgives mistakes but never betrayal". The Congress also claimed the lack of transparency in the EC's functioning, saying that dissent on record by one of the Election Commissioners has not been provided with the order.

World News How Trump's China Tariffs Could Hurt American Consumers
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On Monday, U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said the administration was prepared to raise import taxes on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods early Friday. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said China was "trying to go back on language that had been previously negotiated". "We think that the direct effect of an increase in the tariff on the $200bn list to 25% would be to hit Chinese GDP by around another 0.1 percentage points".

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