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Phillip Stroupe II is accused of leading deputies on a chase in a vehicle before stealing a mountain bike at gunpoint and hiding out in the Pisgah National Forest for several days. Henderson County sheriff's spokeswoman Allison Nock said in a news release that 65-year-old Phillip Michael Stroupe of Burnsville was arrested early Monday and accused of helping his son avoid arrest on a kidnapping charge.
  • Crews searching for missing swimmer off Long Island

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    The woman's 23-year-old friend, identified as Thomas Kadlec, made it out of the water and alerted a boardwalk worker who contacted police, the Asbury Park Press reported. Prior to the swimmer's disappearance, National Weather Service meteorologists on Sunday afternoon issued a warning for a high risk of rip currents along Smith Point.
  • Tropical Storm Emily forms in the Gulf

    Tropical Storm Emily forms in the Gulf

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    Tropical storm "Emily" will have NO local impacts on Jacksonville/NE Fl./SE Ga. The quick-hitting Tropical Storm Emily wasted little time dumping heavy rain on parts of Florida's Gulf Coast, and officials didn't wait long to escalate the severity of their warnings to the public.
  • Russian Federation orders 755 USA diplomatic staff cuts

    Russian Federation orders 755 USA diplomatic staff cuts

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    The ties between America and Russia on Sunday hit a new low when Russian President Vladimir Putin announced that 755 of USA diplomats must leave his country in retaliation for new sanctions from Washington . But Republican Bob Corker, chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, said it would be a serious mistake and i f Mr Trump rejected the bill, Congress would overrule him.
  • Blair Must Face Justice to Prevent Another Iraq

    Blair Must Face Justice to Prevent Another Iraq

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    Former Foreign Secretary Jack Straw and ex-Attorney General Lord Goldsmith were also named in Rabbat's application to the court. He then sought a judicial review to get the Supreme Court to overturn a 2006 House of Lords ruling in R v Jones (Margaret ) which clarified that the " crime of aggression' , which Al Rabbat alleged Blair had committed, did not exist in England and Wales".
  • Trump Has New Chief of Staff, Old Health Care Fight

    Trump Has New Chief of Staff, Old Health Care Fight

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    With near-unanimous, veto-proof bipartisan majorities, Congress passed legislation curtailing Trump's power to lift sanctions against Russian Federation, a measure the president had to swallow and agree to sign. That gives hope to some. Kelly will take the desk of Reince Priebus, a Republican operative who was sceptical of Trump's electoral prospects previous year and ultimately came to be viewed by the president as weak and ineffective.
  • Vladimir Putin to expel hundreds of U.S. diplomats from Russian Federation

    Vladimir Putin to expel hundreds of U.S. diplomats from Russian Federation

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    During a trip through Eastern Europe to show support for Russia's neighbors, Vice President Mike Pence said Monday that Trump will sign the bill "very soon". "We certainly have something to respond with and restrict those areas of joint cooperation that will be painful for the American side but I don't think we need to do it", he said.
  • 12 inmates escape from Alabama jail; manhunt underway

    12 inmates escape from Alabama jail; manhunt underway

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    The inmates escaped from Walker County Jail in northern Alabama, and officials are still investigating how they managed the jailbreak, CNN reported Monday . Ten of the prisoners who fled the scene at 6:30pm Sunday have been recaptured, but two are still on the loose. A manhunt for two others continued into Monday morning.
  • Pence: 'We expect Russian behavior to change'

    Pence: 'We expect Russian behavior to change'

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    This month, the USA for the first time temporarily brought Patriot air-defense systems to Lithuania as part of military exercises. "The president made it clear that very soon he will sign the sanctions from the Congress of the United States to reinforce that".
  • Teen double rape: Man charged over first attack in Birmingham

    Teen double rape: Man charged over first attack in Birmingham

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    Police said the two men, who are both from Birmingham but were not identified, were detained on suspicion of rape with regard to the first incident. One man led her away to a secluded area of the station, she said, and raped her. " I would once again like to thank the public and the media for their help in sharing this appeal ". "However, we still have a suspect outstanding for the offense in the vehicle".
  • Putin Retaliates Against Sanctions by Slashing Number of US Diplomats

    Putin Retaliates Against Sanctions by Slashing Number of US Diplomats

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    The Kremlin had previously said that it would not impose any sanctions on the USA until Mr Trump signs the bill - which he is expected to do in the coming days. No one knows exactly how many people work at the U.S. Embassy, but Russian parliamentary vice-speaker Sergei Zheleznyak claims the move will kick out 700 people.