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World News More storm chances tonight and tomorrow
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However, wind gusts along the leading edge and within some of the thunderstorms may reach 40 to 50 miles per hour. Areas to the west and northwest of the metro saw more sunshine, helping to warm temperatures into the lower 80s. Partly cloudy, with a low around 61. Thursday: Partly sunny and cooler with a 40% chance for showers and thunderstorms. East northeast wind 5 to 8 miles per hour.

World News Seven Americans' Deaths in Dominican Republic Raise Fears, Questions
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The U.S. Embassy told her family the cause of death was ruled a heart attack, but Will Cox said he's suspicious because of a recent spate of deaths at Dominican resorts in recent months. Leyla was supposed to return home on June 12. At least seven American tourists have mysteriously died while vacationing at resorts in the Dominican Republic in the past year, and authorities are now zeroing in on what they believe to be the cause: illegal bootleg alcohol.

World News Tory rivals say no 'coronation' for leadership frontrunner Johnson
Author: 0 Tory rivals say no 'coronation' for leadership frontrunner Johnson

Deutsche Bank analysts note that in the United Kingdom, we did have the first Conservative Party leadership contest which revealed overwhelming support for Boris Johnson in his bid to become the next PM. Meanwhile, Johnson has a commanding lead in the first round of voting. In order to progress through the second round of voting, candidates must win the backing of at least 33 MPs.

World News Trudeau travels to Washington next week for meeting with Trump
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The Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau will meet with the President of the United States Donald trump next week in Washington about trade relations with China. "There don't appear to be any examples of the Minister (of Justice) discharging a case for political or diplomatic causes", wrote Greta Bossenmaier, Trudeau's national security and intelligence adviser, on December 17.

Author: 0 Field narrows to 6 in race to be British PM

Matt Hancock has withdrawn from the race to become prime minister, announcing on Friday that he would not be contesting the second round of the Conservative leadership contest. Tory leadership hopeful Dominic Raab has hit out at frontrunner Boris Johnson , saying the party did not need a leader who could be seen as part of the "privileged elite".

World News Tankers struck near Strait of Hormuz amid Iran-US tensions
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As a result of the attack on oil tankers, the rupee also lost 16 paise to close at Rs 69.51 per dollar from its previous close of 69.35. The latest incident in the region comes after the USA alleged that Iran used mines to attack four oil tankers off the nearby Emirati port of Fujairah last month.

World News Iran calls suspicious nature of attacks on oil tankers 'alarming'
Author: 0 Iran calls suspicious nature of attacks on oil tankers 'alarming'

The latest escalation comes after two tankers were attacked with explosive devices in the Gulf of Oman, and the USA immediately pointed the finger at Iran (Iran denies involvement). Tehran rejected the claims. Abbas Mousavi, spokesman for Iran's foreign ministry, called the latest USA accusations "ridiculous, but also very worrying and dangerous", according to the IRNA state news agency.

World News Acquitted of murder, Amanda Knox returns to Italy to talk wrongful convictions
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Knox , Sollecito and another man, Rudy Hermann Guede, from the Ivory Coast, were accused of her murder. She is due to speak at a conference on wrongful convictions and miscarriages of justice in the northern city of Modena tomorrow. Per the New York Post , Robinson, who lives in Seattle with Knox, posted on Twitter that, "Last time I was in Italy, I took a train to Florence, blew my money on a €100 bottle of Barolo which I drank by myself while writing a bad short story".

World News Indian migrant girl, 6, dies in Arizona desert as mother sought water
Author: 0 Indian migrant girl, 6, dies in Arizona desert as mother sought water

Customs and Border Protection, the agency that oversees the border, said temperatures on Wednesday reached 108 degrees in the remote desert region where the group was dropped off. Her death was accidental and caused by hyperthermia , Hess said. Four hours later, Border Patrol agents found the body of the deceased girl a mile (1.6 km) from the border.

World News Hong Kong extradition protests: Government to delay bill, reports say
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But since April, there have been insider sources within Beijing who claimed that the extradition bill was a direct request from the Chinese central government to Hong Kong . The act also protects the non-discriminatory trade treatments for Hong Kong . "To say that I am just a puppet, that I won this election because of pro-Beijing forces, is a failure to acknowledge what I have done in Hong Kong over the last 36 years", she said.

World News Trump mocked for 'Prince of Whales' tweet
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Should I immediately.call the Federal Bureau of Investigation about these calls and meetings? How ridiculous! I would never be trusted again. U.S. President Donald Trump may have inadvertently given a boost to a local whale watching company.

World News Kolkata doctors protest spreads to Delhi & Mumbai
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Besides, resident doctors in several government hospitals in Kerala and Hyderabad also staged protests as they started their "cease work" demonstrations in respective cities. Healthcare services across the country will be affected due to the doctors' strike . Doctors and other members of the medical community tweeted with the hashtag #SaveTheDoctors, stating that they will be boycotting work and standing in support of the young doctor who was attacked and that the protests will continue until ...

World News Locals big on blood donation
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In addition, Greece imported 27,050 blood units from the Swiss Red Cross in 2015 to cover part of the needs of Mediterranean anemia sufferers. Brodt is hopeful World Blood Donor Day will help change that. Blood types are determined by the presence or absence of certain antigens, substances that can trigger an immune response if they are foreign to the body, with the eight most common blood types being A+, A-, B+, B-, O+, O-, AB+ and AB-.

World News Baby cut from murdered woman's womb dies
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Family spokesman Julie Contreras told the Daily Mail today: "It is with great sadness that we inform you of the passing of baby Yovanny Jadiel Lopez ". Authorities contend that not long after Clarisa Figueroa's adult son died of natural causes, she told her family she was pregnant. Police say Ochoa-Lopez was strangled and her unborn baby was cut out of her.

World News Trump says will not fire White House adviser Conway
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White House senior adviser Kellyanne Conway looks toward U.S. President Donald Trump during a working lunch with governors on workforce freedom and mobility in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington, U.S., June 13, 2019. The White House immediately rejected the special counsel office's ruling and demanded that it withdraw its report. It described her as a "repeat offender" who "has shown disregard for the law".

World News Suspect In David Ortiz Shooting Was Offered $7800
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Prosecutors have charged eight men and one woman as accomplices. But prosecutors say witness statements and video footage place Garcia with the other suspects the day before the shooting and shortly before the attack on Sunday. "Since this individual would be subject to charges in the Dominican Republic, the chance of us getting him back is frankly far-fetched, " Adams told The Associated Press .

World News Insecticide Infection Caused Deaths Of 3 Americans At Dominican Republic Resort
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Robert Wallace of Turlock, Calif., arrived at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino resort in Punta Cana with his wife on April 10 to attend his stepson's wedding but fell ill nearly immediately the day after. Sport's sister Felecia Nieves, in an interview with FOX29, said they were told Sport died from a heart attack. There have been other reports in the past year of American tourists becoming ill while visiting the Dominican Republican.

World News Kim Kardashian Called Trump 'Compassionate' On Criminal Justice. One Huge Problem
Author: 0 Kim Kardashian Called Trump 'Compassionate' On Criminal Justice. One Huge Problem

Democratic strategists are accusing Trump as using criminal justice reform as a way of telling white people that they won't be voting for a racist, and Kardashian is playing right into their hands. Kim Kardashian West tweeted her gratitude toward Ivanka Trump Thursday after speaking at the White House on behalf of those attempting to return to the workforce after prison.

World News Hundreds arrested in Moscow protest against police impunity and corruption
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Despite his release, witnesses said more than 1,000 people marched through central Moscow Wednesday, calling for police involved in the Golunov incident to be punished and chanting "Russia will be free". An older woman said: "Apart from what we achieved with Ivan a lot of other people are wrongly behind bars". Three of Russia's most respected newspapers published near-identical front pages Monday reading "I/we am/are Ivan Golunov".

World News Pelosi, Going Beyond the Pale, Rips into 'Criminal' Trump
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I'm not going to talk about him anymore". Pelosi declined to confirm recent media reports that she had told fellow Democrats that Trump should be in prison, rather than impeached, because of his behavior as outlined in U.S. Trump attacked Pelosi in an interview with Fox News during his overseas trip in France last Thursday commemorating the 75th anniversary of D-Day calling her a "nasty, vindictive, disgusting person".

World News Canadian women abducted in Ghana have been rescued
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Ghana's Minister of Information Kojo Oppong Nkrumah , speaks during a news conference on the rescue of two Canadian women who were kidnapped last week in Kumasi , in Accra, Ghana June 12, 2019. The chairman of Ghana's significant opposition birthday party, the National Democratic Congress (NDC), became once expeditiously detained by police on Tuesday as a suspect in kidnappings.

World News No timetable for Boeing 737 MAX's return to service, says FAA
Author: 0 No timetable for Boeing 737 MAX's return to service, says FAA

Speaking on CNBC on Wednesday, Delta Air Lines CEO Ed Bastian said he believed consumer confidence would take a while to restore, and that a MAX return to service was "probably going to be longer than anyone would like it to be". Southwest, the largest global operator of the MAX with 34 jets, had previously said it was cancelling flights through August 5. On the other hand the American airline American Arlines announced on Tuesday that it canceled as a precaution all its flights with ...

World News Trump likely to meet with Xi when G20 gathers - White House
Author: 0 Trump likely to meet with Xi when G20 gathers - White House

No one would challenge the notion that Washington has the right to take a tough stand during trade negotiations, including by threatening to employ tariffs against its economic partners, which is the way nearly all U.S. The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative also released a separate list of imports, including footwear, that could be hit with another proposed 25% hike in tariffs.

World News Let’s tree again: Macron offers Trump replacement ‘friendship’ oak
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French President Emmanuel Macron has confirmed the "friendship tree" he presented as a gift to the White House past year has died, and that a replacement is on the way. Now it appears the oak did not survive its time in quarantine. US officials this weekend said it had died prompting a flurry of social media posts comparing its death to the hard relationship the two leaders have had since that visit.

World News Donald Trump Jr. arrives for Senate testimony on Capitol Hill
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Donald Trump Jr., the president's eldest son, spoke to the Senate intelligence committee for around three hours Wednesday, following up on a 2017 interview with the same panel as part of its two-year-long Russian Federation investigation. In the Mueller report , Cohen said that he spoke to Trump Jr. about the Trump Tower Moscow project on multiple occasions. He had already been grilled for hours by U.S.

World News Selfie-takers urged to show respect at Chernobyl
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Following the release of HBO's hit TV series Chernobyl , tourists are being urged to show respect at the site of the world's worst nuclear disaster. Mazin tweeted the reminder when a tweet about "Instagram influencers flocking to the site of the disaster" went viral over the weekend, collecting more than 40,000 likes due to the perceived dissonance of the tragic event and the seemingly tone-deaf photos taken there.

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