• US Republican Senator Graham to examine Trump's business deals

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    The probe being led by Graham and Whitehouse is one of three main congressional investigations of Russian Federation and the 2016 US election. In the interview Tuesday, Graham said Trump was "very loyal" to Flynn and that the White House staff may have had to convince the President to dump him.
  • At least 70 miners trapped after Iran blast

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    Among those killed were workers who rushed to the aid of their colleagues but died when a tunnel collapsed, the semiofficial Fars news agency quoted Labor Minister Ali Rabiei as saying on May 4. "I carried two out of the mine", an unidentified, soot- covered miner told state television. "Oxygen tanks should be brought". Iran's extracted some 1.68mn tonnes of coal and produced 602,958 tonnes of coal concentrate in the last Persian calendar year (ended March 20).
  • UN's 'Absurd' Birthday Present to Israel: Resolution Brands Them 'Occupiers'

    UN's 'Absurd' Birthday Present to Israel: Resolution Brands Them 'Occupiers'

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    The current draft of the UNESCO resolution declares "everything Israel does in Jerusalem as illegal", according to a statement issued by the Foreign Ministry . The statement referenced negotiations held by the EU with the Palestinians and Jordanians to water down the text, and said that Sweden was willing to make concessions to other EU partners in order to reach a united EU position on the matters.
  • Rangers continue search for missing veteran in Yosemite National Park

    Rangers continue search for missing veteran in Yosemite National Park

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    Neighbors told Park Rangers that Sevier would go out for hikes alone every day and return to Housekeeping Camp every night. Rangers' preliminary search found that Sevier had been hiking days later during the weekend. Because Sevier is young and in shape from his Naval training, Gediman said they don't suspect that any physical issues befell him, but he noted that the Merced River has been running deceptively quick and cold from the abundant snow melt that has swollen its banks.
  • Emmanuel Macron: French president-elect to fight 'forces of division'

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    Emmanuel Macron gave a rather solemn victory speech on Sunday night and there are several reasons why he was right to rein in his celebrations. Defeated US presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, who like Macron had her campaign hacked, tweeted: "Victory for Macron, for France, the European Union, & the world".
  • Le Pen wants negotiations to drop euro currency

    Le Pen wants negotiations to drop euro currency

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    The election is the first for a president who will not be from the main Socialists and Les Republicains parties. Some of the trade unions opposed the right-wing presidential candidate, Marine Le Pen, Fekl said. Macron joined the man's father and anti-National Front protesters at an annual commemoration near the Louvre Museum. Then-party leader Jean-Marie Le Pen sought to distance himself from the attackers, but the death drew national outrage.
  • Trainer attacked by lion during French circus performance

    Trainer attacked by lion during French circus performance

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    The owners of a lion that attacked a tamer during a performance in front of dozens of children say it will not be put down. A man is seen quickly taking his child away in his arms to stop him from watching the grotesque scene, in the clip that was uploaded on May 7.
  • Venezuelans block roads to protest Maduro constitution call

    Venezuelans block roads to protest Maduro constitution call

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    The talks are created to break in impasse between the government of President Nicolas Maduro and the opposition. People of all ages and class backgrounds are participating in the protests. A stun grenade reportedly went off in the courtyard of the opposition-controlled National Assembly legislature in Caracas as lawmakers prepared to hold a debate on how to pressure Maduro.
  • North Korea has a long history of odd accusations

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    The accusation alleged that the US and South Korea had plotted to murder "supreme leader" Kim Jong Un and others among the North Korean leadership with a bio-chemical weapon. Pyongyang has accused the United States and South Korea in the past of plots to assassinate its leadership. Then, in April, reports suggested that China's patience with North Korea was wearing thin as Pyongyang continued to conduct nuclear missile tests, and that Beijing was considering a suspension of its crude oil ...
  • Texas lawmakers approve bill outlawing sanctuary cities

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    What were the reactions to the bill's passage? During final debate on the measure Wednesday, the bill's author, state Sen. On Thursday, Travis County Sheriff Sally Hernandez said in a statement that it was "unfortunate that fear and misinformation enabled" the bill to pass.