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Violence, starvation and disease have killed more than 10,000 people since the start of the conflict, the United Nations says. After two years of bloody, indiscriminate savagery perpetrated on poor Yemen , the Saudi rulers are now on the verge of dragging the USA in the Yemen conflict with their planned amphibious assault on the Houthi-controlled Hodeidah Port, which currently serves as the main venue for the inflow of global aid to the starving, besieged population.
  • Iraq, Algeria support extension of oil production cuts

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    US crude stocks fell last week as refineries cut output, while gasoline stocks decreased and distillate inventories fell, the Energy Information Administration said on Wednesday. However, after Brent fell below $50 a barrel last week, analysts said producers felt forced to act. However, oil prices cut their gains on May 9, 2017, as a persistent rise in United States crude output activity seemed to lower the hopes regarding the extension of OPEC-led supply cuts.
  • Things to know about Trump's firing of FBI Director Comey

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    Democrats - already angry that Congressional inquiries have been hamstrung by Republicans' willingness to defend Trump - anxious that the FBI's investigation may also be in jeopardy "Congressional Republicans can not possibly disagree now: the only fix to this mess is an independent commission with subpoena power", said Brian Fallon, a former Justice Department and Hillary Clinton spokesman.
  • What now for the FBI's Trump-Russia probe?

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    In March of that year, Comey rushed to the hospital bed of Attorney General John Ashcroft to physically stop White House officials in their bid to get his ailing boss to reauthorize a secret no-warrant wiretapping program.But his prominent role in the 2016 presidential campaign raised questions about his judgment and impartiality.
  • Indiana schools lose bid to enroll more voucher students

    Indiana schools lose bid to enroll more voucher students

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    This means directing $1 billion more for existing student-targeted programs including the Learning Assistance Program (LAP), Transitional Bilingual Instructional Program, Dual Credit Programs, Special Education, Career and Technical Education and Highly Capable Program.
  • Helicopter crew warns paddleboarders after sharks spotted

    Helicopter crew warns paddleboarders after sharks spotted

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    Sharks sometimes attack defensively, when a human has strayed into their waters, or accidentally, when they mistake a human for their preferred meal. He told The Times that the sharks are believed to be juvenile great whites. The school of sharks was spotted by Orange County Sheriff's Duke 1 helicopter around 1:30 p.m. Jason Young, Orange County's lifeguards chief, said they received two reports of shark sightings in the Capistrano Beach area, the OC Register reported.
  • 70 miners trapped after Iran blast

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    The blast occurred at 12:45 p.m. local time (0745 GMT) in the Zemestanyurt coal mine in Golestan. Noting that the exploded mine consisted of two sections, he added that 40 miners were trapped at one section of the coal mine, while 30-40 others were trapped at another section.
  • China's Xi applauds SKorea's Moon on election win

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    Choi Jong Kun, Mr Moon's foreign policy adviser, continued: "While doing it, he will consult with the United States, as well as China". "Politics were turbulent (in the past several months), but our people showed greatness, " he said. Japanese officials have described the call as "positive and meaningful", with the two agreeing to cooperate closely to deal with North Korea. In one of his first acts as president, Mr Moon spoke by telephone with Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Lee ...
  • French ex-prime minister Valls plans to back Macron in June elections

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    Benoit Hamon, the unsuccessful Socialist Party candidate in the presidential contest, said he would set up a new political movement after several of his hallmark proposals during that campaign were abandoned by his own party. Hamon came in a distant fifth in the first round of France's presidential election, capturing just over 6 percent of the vote, the Socialist Party's worst result since 1969.
  • European Central Bank's Draghi cautiously upbeat on eurozone

    European Central Bank's Draghi cautiously upbeat on eurozone

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    European Central Bank policymaker Vitor Constancio poured cold water on expectations for an imminent scaling-back of monetary stimulus, however, saying that keeping policy ultra-loose for longer is the safer way for the European Central Bank to avoid the economy from turning negative again.