• OR police chief orders review of use of force at protest

    OR police chief orders review of use of force at protest

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    According to the Guardian , more than 400 far-right protesters showed up to the Portland rally. Police in Portland, Oregon, are preparing for clashes that could turn violent when a rally organized by a right-wing group is met with self-described anti-fascist counterprotesters.
  • Hurricane Hector is headed toward Hawaii, where a volcano is erupting

    Hurricane Hector is headed toward Hawaii, where a volcano is erupting

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    The storm was about 1,390 miles southeast of the Hawaiian islands on Sunday and should cross into the central Pacific ocean by Sunday night or early Monday morning. The Hawaiian Islands include Kauai, Oahu, Molokai, Lanai, Maui, and the island of Hawaii, which is often referred to as the Big Island. The current Kilauea lava flow, emanating from just one of about two dozen volcanic fissures that opened in the ground, has been going on for 93 days straight, marking the longest nonstop eruption ...
  • Iran facing tough new sanctions reality

    Iran facing tough new sanctions reality

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    Of all the twists and turns of Donald Trump's presidency, his hostility to Iran, a mainstay of his support from the right of the Republican party, is consistent. He also said Tehran expects the European countries to bring forward a practical package of proposals to salvage Iranian nuclear deal, also known as JCPOA, after the USA pull-out in May.
  • 5 people die in plane crash in California mall parking lot

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    Photos of the incident show the plane's debris scattered among the palms that surround the parking space. Orange County Fire Authority Captain Steve Concialdi says the Cessna was heading to the airport when it came down and struck an empty parked vehicle in the lot of a Staples store.
  • New Mexico Officials: Remote Compound Searched, 11 Kids Removed

    New Mexico Officials: Remote Compound Searched, 11 Kids Removed

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    While a warrant was issued, criminal charges were not filed against his dad, Siraj Wahhaj, as authorities say there was no custody issue and they simply wanted to know where the child was. Authorities knew from the layout of the secluded property, which had a short-distance shooting range, that its occupants were likely armed and would have an advantage on anyone that came across it, including law enforcement, according to Hogrefe.
  • Iran Says Its Navy, IRGC Responsible For Security Of Strait Of Hormuz

    Iran Says Its Navy, IRGC Responsible For Security Of Strait Of Hormuz

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    The U.S. believes the exercises "fully started" Thursday, one defense official said, and could continue until August 6. While Iran has not widely publicized the exercise, the United States military is concerned it could demonstrate Iran's ability to interfere with commercial shipping and shut down the Strait of Hormuz, a crucial conduit for global energy supplies, United States officials say.
  • Student demands names and justice after 911 called for eating lunch

    Student demands names and justice after 911 called for eating lunch

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    The college affirmed on Wednesday that the officer who approached Kanoute was responding to a call from a college staffer - one who had reported seeing an unknown person who "seemed to be out of place". Kanoute issued a statement on the same day, and said placing the employee who called police on her on leave was not enough to placate her, and demanded she be able to face the person who called the police.
  • Saudi Arabia expels Canada’s ambassador, freezes all trade with Ottawa

    Saudi Arabia expels Canada’s ambassador, freezes all trade with Ottawa

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    Saudi Arabia will suspend new trade and investment with Ottawa after Canada's foreign ministry urged Riyadh to release arrested civil rights activists, it said in a statement released to the official Saudi Press Agency on Sunday. Ms. Wallstrom had also criticized the 1,000-lash sentence for Mr. Badawi as "medieval". "The Saudi Ministry of Foreign Affairs has expressed disbelief by this negative unfounded comment.
  • People Arrested After Assassination Attempt on Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro

    People Arrested After Assassination Attempt on Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro

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    He said the Venezuelan political far right in collaboration with the Colombian far right and Colombian President Santos were behind the attack. He said one of the drones flew over the tribune where Maduro was giving a speech to mark a military parade but that it became "disoriented by signal inhibiting equipment" and was thus "activated outside the assassins' planned perimeter".
  • Bookkeeper notes false info on Manafort forms

    Bookkeeper notes false info on Manafort forms

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    All three financial professionals who worked for Manafort - the bookkeeper Heather Washkuhn and the accountants Philip Ayliff and Cindy Laporta - sat through the same minute-long inquisition that appears to form the core of the prosecutors' foreign banking charges.
  • South Sudans warring leaders sign peace deal to share power

    South Sudans warring leaders sign peace deal to share power

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    South Sudan's conflicting parties on Wednesday signed an agreement on power-sharing and governance in Sudan's capital Khartoum . As the warring parties in South Sudan prepare to sign a final peace deal on August 5, President Salva Kiir is under pressure from the opposition, the civil society and influential United States senators to release thousands of citizens who have been detained without trial for years.
  • Trump Holds Rally in Ohio

    Trump Holds Rally in Ohio

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    The president ended his tweet by saying "I like Mike!" - seeming to side with Michael Jordan in the debate over whether he or James is the greatest National Basketball Association player of all time. It was unclear Saturday why Hicks, who left the White House in March, was accompanying the president's team. "Jim Jordan, how great is he?" But while he didn't mention the Akron native, he did invoke similar rhetoric while training fire on one of his new favorite targets, Democrat Rep.
  • Indonesia issues tsunami warning after 7.0 quake hits Bali

    Indonesia issues tsunami warning after 7.0 quake hits Bali

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    Its epicenter was about 2 kilometers (1 mile) east-southeast of Loloan. CNN quoted National Disaster Management Agency spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho saying that 689 people were trapped on and around the 3,726 meter (12,224 ft) mountain following the shallow 6.4-magnitude quake that struck Sunday morning.