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News that former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton might try to take on President Donald Trump in 2020 elicited cheers from the White House. " Hillary Will Run Again ", reads the headline of the Wall Street Journal op-ed, written by Mark Penn and Andrew Stein .
  • Israeli Fire Kills Seven During Undercover Raid in Gaza, IDF Officer Killed

    Israeli Fire Kills Seven During Undercover Raid in Gaza, IDF Officer Killed

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    One Israeli soldier has been killed. Hamas's armed wing alleged in a statement that an Israeli special forces team infiltrated near Khan Yunis in a civilian vehicle. Israel says it is defending its border against militant infiltrations , but its army has come under worldwide criticism because of the large number of unarmed protesters who have been shot.
  • Rosenstein calls Whitaker a 'superb' choice for acting attorney general

    Rosenstein calls Whitaker a 'superb' choice for acting attorney general

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    The Senate will not be voting on a bill to protect Special Counsel Robert S. Mueller from being fired , Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell told reporters on Friday. If Strzok, Page, James Comey, James Clapper, John Brennan and other former powerful figures in USA intelligence agencies and elsewhere within the Department of Justice were allowed to have partisan opinions, the new acting attorney general should be, too.
  • Everything We Know About the California Wildfires (And How to Help)

    Everything We Know About the California Wildfires (And How to Help)

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    He found his home leveled - a large metal safe and pipes from his septic system the only recognizable traces. There are still 35 people missing. Wildfires also raged on both sides of Thousand Oaks, the Southern California city still in mourning over the massacre of 12 people in a shooting rampage at a country music bar Wednesday night.
  • Triple automobile bombings kill 23 in Somali capital

    Triple automobile bombings kill 23 in Somali capital

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    Abdullahi Mohamed, a police officer in Mogadishu , told Anadolu Agency that three explosions targeted Sahafi Hotel. The hotel is near the headquarters of the Somali Police Force's Criminal Investigations Department (CID). Hussein. Some of the victims were burned beyond recognition when one vehicle bomb exploded next to a minibus, he said. "I could see people screaming as they fled the buses", said Fadumo Ali.
  • California Faces Its Most Destructive Wildfire In State History

    California Faces Its Most Destructive Wildfire In State History

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    Rampant wildfires in California have prompted the Department of Forestry and Fire Management of Arizona to deploy 144 firefighters and 42 engines to help contain the blazes. There are booms and creaks from burning trees and telegraph poles. Progress also came against the smaller fire, prompting Ventura County officials to allow people in a handful of communities to return to their homes.
  • Sri Lanka's President dissolves parliament and calls snap election amid political crisis

    Sri Lanka's President dissolves parliament and calls snap election amid political crisis

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    Mark Field, the British minister of State for Asia and the Pacific, tweeted his concern about the dissolution of parliament days before it was due to be reconvened. "The dissolution clearly indicates that Mr. Sirisena has grossly misjudged and miscalculated the support that he might or could secure to demonstrate support in the Parliament", said Bharath Gopalaswamy, director at US -based analyst group Atlantic Council's South Asia Center.
  • In first, two Middle Eastern women win seats in US Congress

    In first, two Middle Eastern women win seats in US Congress

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    Young Kim becomes the first Korean American woman to serve in Congress, representing California's 39th District. When she was a teenager, Omar came to America as a Somalian refugee . Jared Polis made history in Colorado as the first openly gay man to be elected governor in the U.S. An early cannabis proponent, Polis ran on a progressive platform and replaced incumbent John Hickenlooper, who had reached his term limit.
  • China's Xinhua Press Agency Unveiled AI Anchor

    China's Xinhua Press Agency Unveiled AI Anchor

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    Too much on point, perhaps. China's state news agency Xinhua this week introduced the newest members of its newsroom: AI anchors who will report "tirelessly" all day every day, from anywhere in the country. "Hello everyone. I'm an English artificial intelligence anchor", Qiu said in his first broadcast. The post read that the AI was created for reducing news production costs and also to improve efficiency .
  • Donald Trump hits back at Emmanuel Macron for European army proposal

    Donald Trump hits back at Emmanuel Macron for European army proposal

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    The French President attempted to defend his renewed call for a united European defence by stating his intention is to "share the burden" of NATO's capability with America. Some 70 leaders will gather at 11 am on Sunday local time at the tomb of the Unknown Soldier at the Arc de Triomphe, in Paris , to mark the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War.
  • Frigate Collides with Oil Tanker in Norway

    Frigate Collides with Oil Tanker in Norway

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    The shipping site Sysla reported the tanker had been loaded with crude oil and was on its way to Britain. The 137 crew of the naval vessel KNM Helge Ingstad -which had been returning from North Atlantic Treaty Organisation military exercises- have been evacuated.
  • North Korea 'really angry' at U.S. as tensions rise

    North Korea 'really angry' at U.S. as tensions rise

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    Neither side has explained why the planned talks between Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Kim Yong Chol, a key aide of the North Korean leader, were postponed. But Pompeo abruptly postponed the talks in NY. Chinese President Xi Jinping could soon visit the North, and according to China-based sources, North Korea is relaxing phone restrictions.
  • Bourke Street stabbing: One dead, man arrested in Melbourne

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    Police are telling all members of the public to avoid the CBD, although dozens of witnesses are being interviewed by officers at the scene. The bystander's heroic actions were praised on social media. 'Police are not looking for anyone further at this early stage. "Three people have been stabbed". "The exact circumstances are yet to be determined".
  • Twelve Dead After Mass Shooting At California Bar's College Student Night

    Twelve Dead After Mass Shooting At California Bar's College Student Night

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    Teylor Whittler told "Fox & Friends" she was at the country bar celebrating a friend's 21st birthday when the shooting occurred. "It looked like he knew what he was doing ". "They called out our crisis intervention team, our mental health specialists who met with him, talked to him and cleared him", the sheriff said. Long was a veteran of the war in Afghanistan, where he'd served as a machine gunner.
  • Democrats seek emergency hearings on Trump’s ouster of Jeff Sessions

    Democrats seek emergency hearings on Trump’s ouster of Jeff Sessions

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    The timing for when a final report would be submitted by the special counsel's office is still unclear, and sources say there is also no clear timeline for when Mueller will wrap his investigation. Whitaker very vocally believes otherwise. During that campaign, one of his chief pledges at a GOP forum was that he would ask candidates for a federal judgeships whether they are "people of faith" who had "a biblical view of justice".