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Three people have been killed in southern Saudi Arabia , after a suspected Houthi missile fired from Yemen hit the town of Jizan late Saturday, Riyadh has said . Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, speaking to reporters at the Pentagon, acknowledged the "humanitarian crisis" in Yemen and said he had met twice with Griffiths and also spoken to him by phone.
  • Taliban raid on Afghan military base kills 19 soldiers

    Taliban raid on Afghan military base kills 19 soldiers

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    One week before that attack, Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant ( ISIL , also known as ISIS) group claimed responsibility for a deadly assault on the government finance directorate building. Temori said seven others were wounded in Qala-e Zal district. A Defense Ministry spokesman said Taliban also were killed in fighting in 10 provinces.
  • Trump accuses Canadian leader of being

    Trump accuses Canadian leader of being "dishonest" and "weak"

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    Trump administration members continued a war of words with a traditional USA ally Sunday, accusing Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of stabbing the president's team in the back. The amount was more than feminists groups that met with Trudeau on the sidelines of the summit had asked for, earning the G7 praise from civil society groups and activists, including Nobel prize-winner Malala Yousafzai who said it would "give more girls hope that they can build a brighter future for ...
  • Migrants remain at sea as Italy-Malta standoff escalates

    Migrants remain at sea as Italy-Malta standoff escalates

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    Tweeting on Sunday, Salvini said: "Starting today, Italy , too, begins to say NO to the trafficking of human beings, NO to the business of clandestine immigration". Salvini, in a joint statement with Italian coastguard minister Danilo Toninelli, insisted that Malta "cannot continue to look the other way when it comes to respecting precise worldwide conventions on the protection of human life".
  • Grandmother arrested for allegedly keeping kids in dog kennels in vehicle

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    She was reportedly charged with two counts of child endangerment . The children told authorities that Cheeks claimed there wasn't enough room for them to sit safely in a seat. Skylarr Blake, who lives a few doors down from Cheeks, said he couldn't imagine her doing such a thing. "I think she needs some help". The citizen, who does not want to be identified, sent the video to Memphis Police.
  • Trump ‘destroys trust’ with G7 tweets: Germany

    Trump ‘destroys trust’ with G7 tweets: Germany

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    Mr Trudeau didn't respond to questions about Mr Trump when the prime minister arrived at a Quebec City hotel today for meetings with other world leaders, though Ms Freeland later told reporters that "we don't think that's a useful or productive way to do business".
  • Putin says G-7 criticism of Russian Federation is 'chatter'

    Putin says G-7 criticism of Russian Federation is 'chatter'

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    Calling for improving banking relations between the two countries, he went on to say that Iran can be a reliable source for supplying energy to Pakistan. I do agree with him. Mr Xi told media after their meeting that both he and his Russian counterpart felt "the China-Russia comprehensive strategic partnership is mature, firm and stable".
  • Trump says that Russian Federation should be reinstated as a G8 member

    Trump says that Russian Federation should be reinstated as a G8 member

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    President Trump on Saturday slammed Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau , saying he was "very dishonest and weak", and claimed the world leader made "false statements" following the G-7 economic summit. Trump's didn't help matters by saying Russian Federation should be invited back to the yearly summit after being kicked out following its annexation of Crimea in 2014.
  • Cuba says it can't uncover cause of 'sonic attacks' on U.S. diplomats

    Cuba says it can't uncover cause of 'sonic attacks' on U.S. diplomats

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    The two latest staff members from the Cuba embassy could be "potentially new cases" but are yet to be "medically confirmed", a US State Department official told the Associated Press news agency. The bulk of cases took place between the end of 2016 and the summer of 2017, with symptoms including hearing loss, cognitive impairment, vertigo, insomnia or vision problems.
  • Congo warlord, Jean-Pierre Bemba's conviction overturned

    Congo warlord, Jean-Pierre Bemba's conviction overturned

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    The ICC Appeals Chamber decided by majority to acquit Bemba Gombo from the charges of war crimes & crimes against humanity. Rights' advocates had hoped that Bemba's case would cement the precedent that political and military leaders could be held liable for the actions of troops under their command.
  • Trump departs G7 ahead of climate change talks

    Trump departs G7 ahead of climate change talks

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    The verbal volleys by Navarro and Mr. Trump's top economic adviser, Larry Kudlow, picked up where Mr. Trump left off Saturday evening with a series of tweets from Air Force One en route to Singapore for his nuclear summit Tuesday with North Korea's Kim Jong Un .
  • Rivers of lava destroy 600 homes on Hawaii's Big Island

    Rivers of lava destroy 600 homes on Hawaii's Big Island

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    Scientists with the U.S. Geological Survey say they don't know when the volcanic activity will stop. Lava from the eighth fissure that opened early last month was fountaining up to 220 feet (67 meters) high. Roughly a mile of new land formed after lava from Hawaii's Kilauea Volcano spilled into a nearby bay has some wondering who the new terrain belongs to.
  • Israeli troops shoot dead relative of Ahed Tamimi

    Israeli troops shoot dead relative of Ahed Tamimi

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    Israel says many protest participants were members of Hamas, the dominant armed group in the Gaza Strip, and militants trying to breach the fenced frontier and launch attacks. The Israeli-occupied Palestinian territories have remained tense since last December, when U.S. President Donald Trump announced his decision to relocate the U.S.
  • China's trade surplus just narrowed -- but not with the United States

    China's trade surplus just narrowed -- but not with the United States

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    China's Ministry of Commerce stressed on Thursday that the nation is willing to expand imports from the U.S. if they can meet "halfway" in trade negotiations. Overall, exports jumped 12.6% in May , which was slightly slower than in April, China's General Administration of Customs reported on Friday. Despite some positive signs for a trade deal with the United States, analysts cautioned China faced other trade hurdles.
  • Aletta becomes first hurricane of eastern Pacific season

    Aletta becomes first hurricane of eastern Pacific season

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    The west coast of Baja California Sur will be affected with high swells and rip currents this weekend. The storm has maximum sustained winds of 140 miles per hour and is moving toward the west-northwest at 6 miles per hour. However, only one of these "A" hurricanes has reached Category 5 intensity, Hurricane Ava in June 1973, according to NOAA. It was expected to become a hurricane late Sunday or early Monday, but was projected to weaken back to tropical storm force in cooler waters near the ...