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A 45-year-old man in has died in Florida after being struck by lightning while riding a motorbike on Interstate 95 . An off-duty Virginia state trooper witnessed the rider being hit around 2:15 p.m. Since 2016, there have been 10 motorcycle-related lightning deaths, John Jensenius of the National Lightning Safety Council said, although only 10 percent of people struck by lightning are killed.
  • Cuba Non-Family Travel, Non-Commercial Plane Movement Restricted

    Cuba Non-Family Travel, Non-Commercial Plane Movement Restricted

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    The greater impact may be on those airlines that fly from cities where there is not a concentration of Cuban-Americans who can travel to Cuba under the still-authorized family visits category. According to a 2018 industry review conducted by the Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association, cruises made a global "economic impact" of $126 billion a year ago.
  • Huawei signs deal with Russian telecoms firm to develop 5G

    Huawei signs deal with Russian telecoms firm to develop 5G

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    The telecommunications company said in a statement that the agreement includes "developing 5G technology and piloting 5G networks in 2019 and 2020". Deals were also signed around natural gas sectors, technological innovations, and the latest big thing that put Chinese tech giant Huawei in intense scrutiny from the White House, 5G tech and communications.
  • Russia, China Voice Support for Iran After Xi Visit to Kremlin

    Russia, China Voice Support for Iran After Xi Visit to Kremlin

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    Xi pointed out that China and Russia should deepen integration of common interests and enhance connections in the new era of China-Russia relations. "In my last conversation with President Trump, I felt some optimism because Donald told me he is also anxious about it, he understands how much money the USA and other countries spend on rearmament and that this money could be devoted to other purposes", Putin said of his phone call last month with the US president.
  • Police raids sought to intimidate media: ABC Chair

    Police raids sought to intimidate media: ABC Chair

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    ABC journalists have been live-tweeting the raid since the police arrived on Wednesday morning. The back and forth exchange continued as Albanese denied the claims and insisted once again that Dutton is to blame and not the police officers who undertook the raids throughout the week.
  • Sudan death toll climbs to 113 after crackdown on pro-democracy protesters

    Sudan death toll climbs to 113 after crackdown on pro-democracy protesters

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    In handing down its suspension the Peace and Security Council, the AU's conflict-resolution body, said transferring power to a civilian-led authority was "the only way to allow the Sudan to exit the current crisis". On Wednesday, hundreds of residents of north Khartoum blocked off streets with rocks, and waited by them in silence, a witness told AFP . "With this senseless slaughter the [transitional military council] has completely destroyed the trust of the Sudanese people and crushed ...
  • Trump says US and Mexico have signed immigration agreement

    Trump says US and Mexico have signed immigration agreement

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    The president had planned to impose a 5 percent tariff on goods imported from Mexico beginning June 10 if Mexico did not take sufficient steps to reduce the number of migrants attempting to illegally enter the United States, many of whom travel from Central American countries through Mexico.
  • The AFP raids on the media explained in eight points

    The AFP raids on the media explained in eight points

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    Despite both Morrison and ABC avoiding making this a huge deal, other Australian media outlets were deeply critical, condemning it as a troubling move against freedom of the press and aiming to punish journalists for leaking things the government was trying to keep secret.
  • Trump signs $19.1 billion disaster aid bill

    Trump signs $19.1 billion disaster aid bill

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    The visual cornerstone of the anti-Trump protests - which included several organized marches by varying groups - was a giant balloon depicting the USA leader as an angry, screaming orange baby in a diaper, clutching a cellphone with Twitter on the screen.
  • 17 including 6 Keralites killed in Dubai road accident

    17 including 6 Keralites killed in Dubai road accident

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    The identities of the other four victims was not immediately known. Fifteen people were initially reported dead but that number increased after two more passengers succumbed to their injuries, police said. It crashed in to a signboard at Al Rashidiya exit towards the metro station at 5:40pm on Thursday. The police at the site of the crash. Indian Consular General in Dubai Vipul had earlier confirmed the death of 12 Indians in the accident.