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Investigators are still looking in to what caused the crane to collapse. Two of the people killed were ironworkers in the crane and two others were in separate vehicles, Seattle's Fire Department said . With Amazon , Google and other tech companies increasing their hiring in Seattle, the city has more cranes building office towers and apartment buildings than any other in the United States.
  • Maria Butina: Russian agent sentenced to 18 months in prison

    Maria Butina: Russian agent sentenced to 18 months in prison

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    Her defense attorneys had accused US prosecutors of "sandbagging" her with last-minute espionage allegations in asking Chutkan for the 18-month prison term. By coincidence, Trump addressed the NRA's annual meeting in Indianapolis about an hour after Butina's sentencing, drawing enthusiastic cheers by announcing the United States would abandon an global treaty regulating conventional arms sales.
  • North Korea billed United States $2m for Otto Warmbier's hospital care

    North Korea billed United States $2m for Otto Warmbier's hospital care

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    North Korea issued a $2 million bill for the hospital care of Warmbier , according to the Washington Post and CNN . White House spokeswoman did not respond to a request from The Post about who her boss was referring to - but she told the Washington Post that it was Robert O'Brien, the special presidential envoy for hostage affairs at the State Department.
  • Storm Hannah To Bring Power Cuts Over Weekend

    Storm Hannah To Bring Power Cuts Over Weekend

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    Strong winds are also expected in southern parts of the United Kingdom, but the bad weather is expected to have ended by the start of Sunday's London Marathon. Southerly winds will veer northwesterly and reach mean speeds of 50-65km/h with gusts of 90 to 110 km/h. "Yellow wind warnings are in force from 9pm Friday to 3pm on Saturday ".
  • Second Tourist Dies This Month in Fall at Grand Canyon

    Second Tourist Dies This Month in Fall at Grand Canyon

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    Her body was recovered approximately 200 feet below the rim . With the help of a helicopter, the rescue team managed to salvage her body. It is the second time this month that someone has fallen to their death at the national park. The man was trying to take a photo at Grand Canyon West's Eagle Point - close to the Skywalk located on the Hualapai Reservation outside the park - when he stumbled and fell.
  • Donald Trump meets with Twitter boss Jack Dorsey

    Donald Trump meets with Twitter boss Jack Dorsey

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    With revenue, earnings per share , and user growth on a roll, Twitter investors should be pleased with the company's progress - especially since it's coming hand and hand with improvements in the overall health and quality of the service.
  • Franklin Graham challenges Pete Buttigieg, but voters unlikely to care

    Franklin Graham challenges Pete Buttigieg, but voters unlikely to care

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    God's Word defines homosexuality as sin, something to be repentant of, not something to be flaunted, praised, or politicized". 'The Bible says marriage is between a man & a woman-not two men, not two women. And he has to stand before God for those things". "Frankly", Buttigieg said , "it couldn't be more radically different than what I see certainly in this White House, where there is a lot of chest-thumping and self-aggrandizing, not to mention abusive behavior, but also a political ...
  • Iranian FM Zarif Claims Netanyahu, Saudis Goading Trump into War

    Iranian FM Zarif Claims Netanyahu, Saudis Goading Trump into War

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    Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said he doubts Trump wants conflict because the president ran on a campaign promise "not to waste another $7 trillion in our region in order to make the situation only worse". In May 2018, Trump withdrew from a nuclear deal that the U.S. and five other major world powers had struck with Iran in 2015 to curtail its nuclear programme.
  • Kim Jong Un departs Russian Federation after summit with Vladimir Putin

    Kim Jong Un departs Russian Federation after summit with Vladimir Putin

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    In Washington, the State Department said the USA will continue to work with the global community to achieve North Korea's denuclearization , avoiding direct comment on the summit between Kim and Putin. He also told Putin the situation on the Korean Peninsula has reached a "critical point" and whether tensions resume will "entirely depend on the USA future attitude ".
  • Specialist says Notre Dame organ unharmed by fire

    Specialist says Notre Dame organ unharmed by fire

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    Some workers told police they had sometimes smoked on the scaffolding, a spokesman for the company, Le Bras Freres, told Reuters . After picking up seven cigarette butts following the fire, police questioned roof workers for the construction firm whose staff admitted to having violated strict no-smoking rules.
  • Christchurch attack: Prince William to meet survivors

    Christchurch attack: Prince William to meet survivors

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    Five years after his last visit to Christchurch , Prince William will again visit the city later today, where he will visit the Justice and Emergency Services Precinct, after the tragic mass shooting last month. While the Gallipoli campaign against the Turks failed, the landing date of April 25 has become a major day of remembrance in New Zealand and Australia for their troops killed in all military conflicts.
  • Bernie and Kamala Remind Americans That Terrorists Are People Too

    Bernie and Kamala Remind Americans That Terrorists Are People Too

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    Bernie Sanders apparently believes his policy of allowing prisoners to vote will get him votes as his campaign will reportedly double down on the position. "We're in a democratizing moment", Bains said. We speak with Ari Berman, senior writer at Mother Jones , about the public debate on voting rights for imprisoned Americans.