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Employees at the American consulate in Guanzhou, China have fallen ill and exhibited symptoms similar to those displayed by US workers in Cuba, who in 2016 also heard unusual noises. Earlier this month, the State Department issued a health warning to its staff saying an employee in China had reported "subtle and vague, but abnormal, sensations of sound and pressure".
  • Woman Punched Repeatedly by New Jersey Cop Discusses the Arrest

    Woman Punched Repeatedly by New Jersey Cop Discusses the Arrest

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    She says she is upset over what people have been saying about her. "I'm not this person that they're out here trying to make me seem like". One situation doesn't define someone. She denied that being on probation from earlier assault charges motivated her to withhold her name. Cape May prosecutors will not press charges against the Wildwood police officers involved in a violent beach arrest shown in a widely shared online video.
  • U.S. first lady to skip G-7, North Korea summits

    U.S. first lady to skip G-7, North Korea summits

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    U.S. President Donald Trump is still scheduled to attend, but Melania's absence is sure to fan the flames of social media speculation, since she has not been seen in public for almost a month. She has not been seen in public since May 10th. "Nobody has heard from Melania over these past few weeks, and her cell phone has been switched off", said a source.
  • Massive blaze engulfs Mandarin Hotel in Knightsbridge

    Massive blaze engulfs Mandarin Hotel in Knightsbridge

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    Firefighters were "working extremely hard to bring the fire under control" and likely to be on the scene for several hours, fire official Pam Oparaocha said . It's not clear what caused the blaze. Juno Dawson was inside the hotel doing a photoshoot for Attitude magazine when the fire broke out. Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus were searching the building to see if anyone still was inside the area.
  • UN Issues Urgent Call for Curbs on Use of Plastic

    UN Issues Urgent Call for Curbs on Use of Plastic

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    The spotlight is on consumers' choices and their effect on reducing demand for products packaged in non-biodegradable material. According to MacArthur Foundation, there are over 150 million tonnes of plastic in the oceans at present, which means about 1 tonne of plastic for every three tonne of fish.
  • Ukrainian reporter jailed for 12 years in Russia

    Ukrainian reporter jailed for 12 years in Russia

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    Sushchenko and his lawyer, Mark Feygin, said the case was politically motivated, Reuters reports . Sushchenko case fuels suspicion that journalists on both sides are being manipulated by shadowy operators. Ukraine's SBU state security service detained Vyshinsky, the head of Russia's state-backed RIA Novosti news agency in Ukraine, last month and accused him of supporting pro-Russian separatists.
  • Guatemala volcano: almost 200 missing, 75 dead

    Guatemala volcano: almost 200 missing, 75 dead

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    Emergency crews in helicopters managed to pull at least 10 people alive from areas cut off by the flows. Mormon Helping Hands volunteers unload water at a collection center in Guatemala City following Sunday's eruption of a volcano, Monday, June 4, 2018.
  • Fatal hit-and-run comes full circle, Ashby family says

    Fatal hit-and-run comes full circle, Ashby family says

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    Parkhurst, a NY native and Vietnam veteran, pushed several youngsters out of the path of the auto and shut a gate to keep the driver from getting away when he was hit. "I don't know where I hit that thing ..." It made a complete circle. "I personally think the best thing for these boys is to get back on the ball field", he said.
  • Victims of volcano eruption in Guatemala were six people

    Victims of volcano eruption in Guatemala were six people

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    Rescue workers run for cover as the Volcan de Fuego, or " Volcano of Fire", blows more clouds of ash in the El Rodeo hamlet of Escuintla, Guatemala , Tuesday, June 5, 2018. The National Coordination for Disaster Reduction of Guatemala ( CONRED ) said that 3,265 people have been evacuated, 1,711 people have been settled in shelters and over 1.7 million have been affected, Xinhua news agency reported.
  • Lava Destroys

    Lava Destroys "Hundreds" More Homes In Hawaii

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    Okabe described the area as a mix of vacation rentals and year-round residences. The destruction wrought in a matter of days in the area eclipses the number of homes destroyed in the Leilani Estates and Lanipuna Gardens subdivisions, where the eruptions first started more than a month ago.
  • Mitch McConnell Cancels Senate's August Recess

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    And Democrats say it's a political move since the new schedule paves the way for GOP candidates to have the states to themselves during the break. Schumer also challenged President Trump to join the Senate and cancel his own summer vacation plans.