• Chief: Car driving away when officer fatally shot Texas teen

    Chief: Car driving away when officer fatally shot Texas teen

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    A few hours after giving initial statements and reviewing body-cam footage, Balch Springs Police Chief Jonathan Haber said that while Edwards' brother was at first backing down the street, he was actually driving away from the chaotic scene when police fired into the vehicle.
  • Three women charged with terror offence and conspiracy to murder

    Three women charged with terror offence and conspiracy to murder

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    Meanwhile, a 27-year-old man who was arrested near the British Parliament nearly two weeks ago while he was carrying knives was charged with three offenses on Tuesday. Khalid Mohammed Omar Ali, 27, has been charged with preparing terrorist acts in relation to that incident and faces further charges related to alleged bomb-making in Afghanistan.
  • Trump's approval rating near record low

    Trump's approval rating near record low

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    His approval rating is down from the last poll in mid-April, following his decision to launch USA missile strikes against the Syrian regime, in which 40 percent of the public approved of his job. They do not believe Trump is honest, has good leadership skills , cares about average Americans, is level-headed, or that he shares their values. That compares to 40 percent approval and 56 percent disapproval in an April 19 survey.
  • Trump to host Turkish president at White House on May 16

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    The statement says the two leaders are expected to discuss ways to cooperate in the fight against terrorism. President Donald Trump will meet with his Turkish counterpart in Washington next week, the White House announced Wednesday. The White House said last month that Trump's phone call to Erdogan congratulating him on the referendum's passage was not an endorsement of the measure.
  • New S.Korean leader sets course in stormy diplomacy

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    South Korea's new president launched global efforts to defuse tension over North Korea's weapons development on Thursday, urging both dialogue and sanctions while also aiming to ease Chinese anger about a US anti-missile system. The North's increasing threat may make the US less tolerant of policy differences with Seoul than in the past, he said. A decade ago, when Moon's Democratic Party was still in power in Seoul , he was chief of staff to President Roh Moo-hyun and the so-called ...
  • French ex-premier pledges allegiance to Macron's movement

    French ex-premier pledges allegiance to Macron's movement

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    The task, though, may prove tricky for a president who had never run for a political office before and for his fledgling political movement La Republique En Marche (Republic On the Move). But Mr Macron will be cautious about inviting too many prominent former Socialists into his movement as that would lend credence to the arguments of his conservative opponents that Mr Macron's administration will be a continuation of outgoing President Francois Hollande's unpopular administration.
  • Macron wins French presidency, to European allies' relief

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    Le Pen says the 10.6 million votes she won on Sunday will make her party the leading opposition. Macron has won 66.06% of the vote with 99.99% of registered votes counted, France's interior ministry said. Claiming a "massive" result of 33.9 percent - a record for the FN - she promised "a profound transformation" of the party to widen its appeal. Despite not winning the French presidency with their candidate Marine Le Pen, the Front National may still make huge gains in the French national ...
  • State police: 3 dead, including deputy, in rural Arkansas

    State police: 3 dead, including deputy, in rural Arkansas

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    Police say authorities are negotiating with a suspect who is holed up in a home, the AP reports. The Arkansas State Police says it's assisting the Yell County Sheriff's Office with the investigation. James Michael Bowden, 32, was arrested this afternoon, May 11th at 2:40pm, after a five hours standoff with the Arkansas State police and local law enforcement agencies.
  • In Nigeria, Dozens Of Kidnapped Girls Freed In Boko Haram Swap

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    He said this at the 2017 Nigeria International Book Fair, as Chairman of the opening ceremony and appealed to Nigerians to understand that the process of negotiation still remains the best for government to explore. More than 80 schoolgirls are back home with their families this week, three years after they were taken from their school in Nigeria, Africa. Amnesty International said on Saturday that holding the released girls in lengthy detention and for security screening "can only add to ...
  • Led coalition lauds capture of Syrian IS town

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    Earlier, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu also denounced the USA move, saying "every weapon that reaches the (Kurds') hands is a threat to Turkey". "The decision was a mistake and the United States should reverse it". The issue is set to dominate talks between Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Trump next week, the first meeting between the two heads of state.