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Hundreds of people are missing and thousands more have been displaced after a dam collapsed in southern Laos , causing flash flooding across six villages, according to the state news agency. The project consists of a series of dams over the Houay Makchanh, the Xe-Namnoy and the Xe-Pian rivers in neighbouring Champasak Province. Some of the other countries involved in the project are Thailand's Ratchaburi Electricity Generating Holding, as well as South Korea's Korea Western Power and ...
  • Judge denies Manafort bid to suppress evidence seized in condo raid

    Judge denies Manafort bid to suppress evidence seized in condo raid

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    U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson said law enforcement officials acted properly when they applied for and executed a search warrant on Manafort's home related to an investigation into his work in Ukraine. They also said the population in the northern Virginia area where the Alexandria jury pool would be drawn from voted heavily in favor of Democrat Hillary Clinton over Trump in the 2016 presidential election.
  • Sonia terms Modi speech as old rhetoric, Rahul says it was weak

    Sonia terms Modi speech as old rhetoric, Rahul says it was weak

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    The Congress party termed his speech as "dramebaazi" (theatrics). Gandhi launched a blistering attack on the NDA government during the debate on the no-confidence motion moved by Telugu Desam Party (TDP ) leader Kesineni Srinivas, accusing it of corruption and also criticizing it for being silent on rising incidents of violence against Dalits, minorities and tribals.
  • Warner wants more Americans in Trump-Putin meeting

    Warner wants more Americans in Trump-Putin meeting

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    Bolton said it would be "silly" for Trump to demand extradition of the Russians. "I think that getting along with Russian Federation is a good thing". "The headlines highlight the presidents' turbulent relations with the media and were published between the years 2000 and 2018", the statement said.
  • Palestinian officials: New Knesset law officially legalizes apartheid

    Palestinian officials: New Knesset law officially legalizes apartheid

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    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has hailed the legislation, describing its adoption by the Knesset as a "defining moment for Zionism and Israel". Ultra-Orthodox parties, critical to passing the bill into law, objected because the former phrasing could have been seen as recognizing non-Orthodox forms of Judaism, which those parties strongly oppose.
  • Trump slams reporting of Russian Federation summit

    Trump slams reporting of Russian Federation summit

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    Putin for being able to strengthen Russia's authority on worldwide arena so that, no matter how the Americans and the European Union try to exist in confrontation with us, to pressure us with sanctions, they still have to look for ways of rapprochement with us", Defense and Security Chairman Viktor Bondarev said .
  • Trump, Putin content with summit despite lack of concrete results

    Trump, Putin content with summit despite lack of concrete results

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    Having denied Russian interference in the election and the possibility that the Russian government may have blackmail on Mr. Trump , Putin said that the US and Russia are "starting to achieve some understanding" between each other. "It makes us less safe", Biden said of Trump's remarks. Outcry from American lawmakers in the days leading up to the meeting demanded Trump cancel the meeting , to agree to bring other USA officials in the meeting, and to prioritize discussing campaign ...
  • Hawaii volcano eruption forms new lava 'island' just off coast

    Hawaii volcano eruption forms new lava 'island' just off coast

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    The harbour is about an hour's boat ride away from where lava from Big Island's Kilauea volcano has been hitting the ocean. Government officials have also been warning about the dangers of laze, potentially unsafe mix of hydrochloric acid, steam and tiny glass particles in the air that results from the interaction of the lava and the water.
  • Syrian government targets rebels near Israel-occupied Golan

    Syrian government targets rebels near Israel-occupied Golan

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    About 160,000 civilians have fled towards the Golan Heights , the region annexed by Israel from Syria. The Syrian army is pressing a Russian-backed offensive against rebels in the area. "Creating safety for Israel is something that both President Putin and myself". But, opposition forces later denied the report. It has been heavily bombed by Russian and Syrian army raids in the past two days as the army has moved closer to the Israeli border after gaining control of most of Deraa ...
  • Trump raves about 'beautiful' Queen, makes confusing United Kingdom comment

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    She's a very special person. 'I'm not going to take a large hammer and start smashing him over the head, ' Morgan stressed, admitting Trump would simply walk out and leave. When asked whether the monarch liked him, he said: "I don't want to speak for her, but I can tell you I like her. That is a attractive woman". During an uproarious trip to Europe, Trump has harangued members of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation military alliance, scolded Germany for its dependence on Russian ...
  • Donald Trump visibly annoyed by question over incendiary Brexit comments

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    Steve Baker, a junior Brexit minister who also quit over the Chequers plan, said Mrs May's proposal was the work of an "establishment elite" bent on thwarting the European Union referendum vote. May was at pains to impress Trump and planned to push for a trade deal in their meeting - an accord which had seemed like a foregone conclusion in the early stages of their relationship.
  • Rescued Thai cave boys to leave hospital Thursday

    Rescued Thai cave boys to leave hospital Thursday

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    Some of the boys lost as much as 11 pounds but had started to regain weight under the care of doctors, Piyasakol said, according to Reuters . The therapy session was held to get them emotionally ready before being released from the hospital.
  • USA indicts Russian intel officers ahead of Trump-Putin summit

    USA indicts Russian intel officers ahead of Trump-Putin summit

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    The piece goes on to detail the extensive lengths to which Trump and his supporters have gone to cast doubt on Russia' interference in the election. "The timing is no accident", he said. "There is no allegation that the conspiracy changed the vote count or affected any election result". Rudy Giuliani, the private attorney for Donald Trump, tweeted that the indictments are "good news for all Americans" and called on the special counsel investigation to end.
  • Cops Suspended for Using Coin Flip App to Determine Speeder's Fate

    Cops Suspended for Using Coin Flip App to Determine Speeder's Fate

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    Pretty shocking video here of 2 Georgia cops giggling while using a coin flip app to determine if they should arrest a speeding motorist - and the recorded incident got both officers suspended. She said the officers received 'a paid vacation'. In a statement posted to Facebook , Roswell police chief Rusty Grant said an internal investigation has now been launched.
  • Trump hits the links at his Scottish golf resort

    Trump hits the links at his Scottish golf resort

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    The US president acknowledged demonstrators outside the South Ayrshire course as they shouted "no Trump" and "no racist USA". As he took to the golf course with his son, Eric, they branded him a "racist", shouting: "No Trump, no KKK, no racist United States of America".
  • Israel Bombarded by 200 Rockets in 24 Hours

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    Although there were no reports of casualties on either side, the exchange threatens to spark another conflagration after weeks of tensions along the border. An Israeli soldier inspects a place where a rocket fell near the Israeli Kibbutz of Nachal Oz, on the Israeli side near the Gaza border. There was no immediate comment from officials in Cairo.
  • Trumps, May, attend gala at UK’s Blenheim Palace

    Trumps, May, attend gala at UK’s Blenheim Palace

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    Mr Trump , who is due to meet Theresa May at her Chequers residence on Friday, was heavily critical of the deal thrashed out by the Cabinet at the 16th century manor house, saying it called into question any future UK-US trade deal. She added that more than a million Americans work for British firms. John Rees of the Stop the War group said in reference to Trump: "He's a wrecking ball for race relations, he's a wrecking ball for prosperity, he's a wrecking ball for women's rights, he's ...
  • Nielsen downplays 2018 Russian Federation election threat

    Nielsen downplays 2018 Russian Federation election threat

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    Pompeo's comments come as some Democrats call on the president to cancel his meeting with Putin or decline to meet with him one-on-one unless he stands up to the foreign leader, particularly after Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein announced the indictment of 12 Russian intelligence officers accused of election meddling.
  • Iran, Russia to continue to protect Syria

    Iran, Russia to continue to protect Syria

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    Speaking at a press conference in Moscow, Velayati revealed that the Iranians and Russians are going to remain in Syria and Iraq to protect both countries from terrorist groups, as well as from USA aggression. Israel captured the western part of Golan Heights from Syria in 1967 and repelled Syrian forces that tried to take it back in 1973, when Bashar Assad's late father, Hafez Assad, led the country.
  • Video of Man Harassing Woman Over Puerto Rico Shirt Sparks Probe

    Video of Man Harassing Woman Over Puerto Rico Shirt Sparks Probe

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    Army Corps of Engineers plans to begin removing mega-generators providing backup power at Puerto Rico's power plants as soon as next week, and island officials are concerned this is taking place in the middle of hurricane season. "All people are welcome in the Forest Preserves of Cook County, and no one should feel unsafe while visiting our preserves". The agency tweeted Monday that an investigation of the officer is ongoing.
  • Man who harassed woman over Puerto Rico shirt charged with hate crime

    Man who harassed woman over Puerto Rico shirt charged with hate crime

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    We won't know the genesis of Trybus' assault on this woman - or his apparent lack of knowledge that people from Puerto Rico are American citizens - until he speaks publicly or it comes out at trial. More officers then arrive at the scene and a female cop sits Trybus down and threatens to charge him. The officer can then be seen talking to the man who gesticulates back and tells him to "shut the f*** up".