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Pete using an HC-130 Hercules helicopter from its Clearwater station. Ten people were taken to the small hospital in George Town. The explosion occurred shortly after 9 a.m. The cause of the explosion has not been determined at this time. Chester Cooper , a member of parliament for Exumas and Ragged Island, identified the person who died as an American woman.
  • European Union threatens $294B in retaliatory tariffs if Trump imposes foreign vehicle levies

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    On Sunday, Canada started billions of dollars in retaliatory tariffs against the USA, in a tit-for-tat response to the Trump administration's duties on Canadian steel and aluminum. Now in all fairness they have their farmers. Trump, however, has repeatedly defended his position, criticizing the European Union, Canada, and China on trade both during the Fox interview and at a recent rally in SC, where Trump went as far as to declare the United States the "piggybank" other nations like to ...
  • Duckworth doesn't join Dem colleagues in calls to abolish ICE

    Duckworth doesn't join Dem colleagues in calls to abolish ICE

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    Senator Kirsten Gillibrand of NY told CNN last week that ICE has "become a deportation force" and that "you should get rid of it, start over, reimagine it and build something that actually works". The agency had been plenty aggressive under George W. Bush and Barack Obama. Insight from Jerry Robinette, former special agent in charge of Immigration and Customs Enforcement's homeland security investigations in San Antonio.
  • Golden Retriever suffers rattlesnake bite guarding owner on hike

    Golden Retriever suffers rattlesnake bite guarding owner on hike

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    Paula Godwin wrote in a Facebook post that she was hiking Friday morning with her two dogs , Copper and Todd, when she nearly stepped on a rattlesnake. Popular Twitter account We Rate Dogs even posted a message praising the pup to its 7 million followers. "He's expected to make a full recovery and has been rewarded our fifth ever 15/10", the tweet read.
  • North Korea Keeps Enriching Uranium

    North Korea Keeps Enriching Uranium

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    The Washington Post report comes on the heels of an NBC News report Friday that found USA officials believe North Korea has increased fuel production for nuclear missiles at several secret research facilities. The only uranium enrichment spot North Korea has acknowledged publicly exists is Yongbyon - though reports of secret facilities have surfaced. Officials in Pyongyang are seeking to obfuscate the true number of their weapons facilities, and United States intelligence officials ...
  • Trump's former personal lawyer says he'll put family first

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    Mr Cohen also declined to criticise Federal Bureau of Investigation agents who searched his home, hotel room and office in NY, as Mr Trump has done. But in the ABC News interview, he said he couldn't comment on advice of his lawyer. Cohen, in the interview, dismissed Trump's characterization of the Russia investigation and said it was "unsustainable" to accept Russian President Vladimir Putin's denial of any interference.
  • Bouncy castles 'should be banned' after girl dies when one 'exploded'

    Bouncy castles 'should be banned' after girl dies when one 'exploded'

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    Lifeboat crews and witnesses were unable to save the girl, who later died in hospital. Images of the scene show an area of the beach, with what appears to be crumpled canvas and abandoned deck chairs, cordoned off by police . "It's like calling for a ban on motorbikes when somebody's had a crash on a pushbike". Married fairground workers William Thurston, 29, and Shelby Thurston, 26, were jailed for three years in June after they were both found guilty of manslaughter by gross ...
  • Merkel's Bavarian allies put foot down over border bans

    Merkel's Bavarian allies put foot down over border bans

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    Horst Seehofer , leader of the CSU, a key party in Mrs Merkel's coalition, has grown increasingly angry at her position on immigration. Sunday July 1 was a self-imposed deadline for Seehofer to either accept Merkel's agreements with other European Union countries to reduce immigration or to defy her by starting to turn away at the border asylum seekers already registered elsewhere.
  • Spain and Greece agree with Berlin to accept refugee migrants from Germany

    Spain and Greece agree with Berlin to accept refugee migrants from Germany

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    For years Europe's most powerful leader, Merkel risks seeing her fragile coalition collapse if she can not reach deals with Italy and other countries to stop migrants initially arriving in those countries from moving on to Germany . "We can, though, reflect on how solidarity is shown", an aide to French President Emmanuel Macron briefed reporters on the summit sidelines. German Chancellor Angela Merkel requested the deal, Spain said, in meetings on the European Union summit sidelines with ...
  • North Korea continues to work on a secret nuclear facilities

    North Korea continues to work on a secret nuclear facilities

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    NBC said the intelligence assessment, which had not previously been reported , seemed to counter the sentiments expressed by President Donald Trump , who tweeted after his historic June 12 summit with Kim in Singapore that there was no longer a nuclear threat from North Korea .
  • United Kingdom doctors set to 'oppose Brexit' following BMA vote

    United Kingdom doctors set to 'oppose Brexit' following BMA vote

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    She will gather her warring ministers at her country retreat next week, likely Friday, to thrash out a deal and publish her policy paper shortly afterwards. The leaders of the European Union 27 were returning to the summit following a stormy working dinner on Thursday evening which stretched into the early hours of Friday as desperate attempts were made to find a compromise on migration.
  • French convict escapes from prison via a helicopter

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    The helicopter was later found in a northeastern suburb of the French capital, they said , adding that a police search has been launched across the entire Paris region. Redoine Faid was in prison for armed robbery . At the same time, a helicopter landed in the prison courtyard, the only part of the complex not covered by anti-helicopter netting.
  • Comedian claims he prank called Trump, posing as Sen. Bob Menendez

    Comedian claims he prank called Trump, posing as Sen. Bob Menendez

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    The White House's Office of Legislative Affairs, which typically coordinates phone calls from Congress to the president , tried to kill the call when it realized Menendez had not tried to reach Trump . Melendez published the controversial conversation on his popular podcast, which clearly seems to contain a conversation with the voice of Trump [VIDEO ].
  • Bolton says USA could dismantle North Korean arsenal

    Bolton says USA could dismantle North Korean arsenal "within a year"

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    He said the administration was well aware of North Korea's track record over the decades in dragging out negotiations with the U.S.to continue weapons development. Bolton's supposed one-year plan, which was widely panned by North Korea experts on Sunday, is similar to what he used to call the "Libya model". "We're well aware of what the North Koreans have done in the past".
  • 9 stabbed in 'evil,' unprovoked spree at apartment complex

    9 stabbed in 'evil,' unprovoked spree at apartment complex

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    Boise Police Chief Bill Bones said all nine were taken to area hospitals, some with life-threatening injuries, after the attack at the Wylie Street Station Apartment complex near Wylie Lane and West State street. According to Abdulridha, others who live in the Wylie Street apartments heard a woman screaming and saw people running outside. She and her family learned of the news late Saturday night and felt she had to do something.