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The citizens of the neighborhood live by the motto, "Maspeth is America", and that's evident in the popularity of the Memorial Day parade held there each May. Gen. William H. Seely III, a Bronze Star recipient who commanded the 3rd Reconnaissance Battalion in Afghanistan and Iraq before serving as the Director of Marine Corps Intelligence until previous year.
  • Best-selling author Tom Wolfe dies at 88

    Best-selling author Tom Wolfe dies at 88

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    While the stories have no connecting theme, this is the first book that gave early examples of New Journalism. His first work of fiction turned out to be his most famous, the bestseller The Bonfire of the Vanities , an epic satire on social class, ambition, racism, politics and greed in 1980s NY.
  • Hawaii volcano spews 6 mile-high plume of ash, could blow again

    Hawaii volcano spews 6 mile-high plume of ash, could blow again

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    Broadcasting on local radio stations, Hawaii Civil Defense officials warned that ash poses the main health threat from the eruption. Additional ash emissions are expected as the summit area remains unsettled. producing a 4.4 magnitude quake. Some Big Island residents had feared "the big one" after Kilauea shot anvil-sized "ballistic blocks" into the visitors' vehicle park on Wednesday and was rocked by earthquakes that damaged buildings and cracked roads in the park that was closed last ...
  • Putin: Russian warships will remain off Syria

    Putin: Russian warships will remain off Syria

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    A post on the Syrian presidency's Facebook page said the two leaders consulted on various issues of mutual interest and the latest political and military developments in Syria. sanctions against several Russian entities involved in military supplies to India under the controversial Countering America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act (CAATSA).
  • UN mulls sending international war crimes probe to Gaza

    UN mulls sending international war crimes probe to Gaza

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    The protesters' "actions alone do not appear to constitute the imminent threat to life or deadly injury which could justify the use of lethal force", Mr Al Hussein said. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern also expressed concern in public comments on Tuesday, saying moving the embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem was always going to inflame the situation given that Jerusalem was critical to hopes for a two-state solution to the Palestinian-Israeli conflict.
  • Trump White House Kills Off Yanny-Laurel Debate With 'Ridiculous' Clip

    Trump White House Kills Off Yanny-Laurel Debate With 'Ridiculous' Clip

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    The Yanny vs Laurel debate has now reached The White House - and it's a divided house as the staff can not agree on what the audio clip actually says. She added that our brains want to "categorize" the elements of speech when they are ambiguous, as in this case passing them either into the "Laurel" box or "Yanny" box.
  • 'Animals'? Trump says he'll keep using term for gang members

    'Animals'? Trump says he'll keep using term for gang members

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    MS-13, which started in Los Angeles in the 1980s, has grown into a cross-border criminal organization with leadership in El Salvador that has 30,000 members worldwide and 10,000 in the United States , the U.S. A WLJA report from February of this year described an MS-13 leader who pimped out a number of underage girls from different states. He has also labeled larger groups of immigrants who come to the USA illegally as criminals.
  • Terrorists ID'ed Among 62 People Killed on Gaza Border

    Terrorists ID'ed Among 62 People Killed on Gaza Border

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    Putin and Erdogan also discussed the Syrian settlement and Russian-Turkish cooperation in the energy sector. The 2,700 people injured included 1,360 by live fire , according to the Gaza Health Ministry. Hamas's leader in the Gaza Strip , Yahya Sinwar, told Al-Jazeera on Wednesday that the Egyptians "support the right of our people to struggle and the right of return, and stressed their keenness not to allow these marches to degenerate into an armed military confrontation".
  • White House: US still hopeful for North Korea summit

    White House: US still hopeful for North Korea summit

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    On the planned summit, Mr Trump said: "Nothing has changed on North Korea that we know of". "It could also simply be a way of North Korea scuttling the summit and scuttling any kind of agreement by putting up this roadblock, and then if the United States doesn't agree to it, to say, 'Well, we're just not going to be able to move forward, '" Arend said.
  • Europe Offers No Guarantees but Vows to Keep Iran Deal Alive

    Europe Offers No Guarantees but Vows to Keep Iran Deal Alive

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    European Union experts have already started work on measures to get round United States sanctions on Iran , Mogherini said. The steps forward underscored the EU's hopes that diplomacy and the promise of economic benefits might keep Iran in the fold of a nuclear deal that Europe sees as essential to security.
  • Ethics director questions Trump's reimbursement to lawyer

    Ethics director questions Trump's reimbursement to lawyer

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    But Trump's lawyers have previously said that Trump reimbursed Cohen for the $130,000 hush money payment he made to porn star Stormy Daniels . Trump said he was listing the reimbursements to Michael Cohen - first made public by lawyer Rudy Giuliani two weeks ago - "in the interest of transparency", even though he said he was not required to disclose them.
  • India looks to revive ties with North Korea

    India looks to revive ties with North Korea

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    The Ministry of External Affairs has remained lip closed regarding the visit of the minister VK Singh, in North Korea and not much detail are available as of now regarding the same. In 2004, Pakistan's most famous nuclear scientist, Abdul Qadeer Khan, admitted to have transferred nuclear technology to North Korea and other nations, a confession that led to his detainment for five years.
  • Millions of Muslims prepare for start of fasting in Ramadan

    Millions of Muslims prepare for start of fasting in Ramadan

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    The holy month is concluded with celebrations of Eid-A-Fitr in the first day of the next month where people celebrate the festival lavishly by wearing new clothes and offer Namaz. Saga Mabaning said that moon sighting is a significant event for Muslims nationwide as "it shows that they are one in conducting their religious rites just like the Christians who are united in performing their religious activities".
  • Soros Foundation to leave Hungary

    Soros Foundation to leave Hungary

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    The decision to move operations from Budapest is justified by the fact that the Hungarian government "is ready to impose additional restrictions on non-governmental organizations through what it called the package of legislation " Stop Soros ".
  • Hawaii Volcano Show No Signs of Abating With Fissures Rising to 19

    Hawaii Volcano Show No Signs of Abating With Fissures Rising to 19

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    Close-up footage of the sixteenth fissure that has formed since Hawaii's Kilauea Volcano erupted was captured on video on Saturday, May 12. SO2 can be carried with wind, or, cover an area with no wind. "There was a extremely thick layer of mud on our automobiles, and on our decks, and such so you may see and really feel it", she mentioned. After the fissure became active enough to cause concern, officials ordered everyone in the area to evacuate and warned volcanic activity across the ...
  • A march in rememberance of suspect

    A march in rememberance of suspect

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    Now, a coroner has announced that he died of asphyxiation due to pressure applied to his neck. According to reports, Robinson's death was caused by "significant" trauma to his neck consistent with compressional asphyxia, Dr. "An independent set of eyes is appropriate", Lopinto said. He said it was too early to conclude whether a choke hold was used during the struggle, adding that Robinson's history of asthma may have played a role in his death.
  • North Korea threatens to cancel summit with USA over military drills

    North Korea threatens to cancel summit with USA over military drills

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    The reporters will then be transported by a chartered train to the nuclear test site in Punggye-ri. The Trump administration argues that it will only negotiate with North Korea "The complete, verifiable and irreversible dismantling" of its nuclear program, something that regime has always refused to consider essential to its survival.
  • Co-pilot almost sucked through cockpit window after it shatters

    Co-pilot almost sucked through cockpit window after it shatters

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    Some 27 received medical check-ups at a hospital in Chengdu, where the plane made its emergency landing , according to the South China Morning Post. Sichuan Airlines , a regional company based in Chengdu, offers flights to domestic regions in China and various other worldwide locations, including Japan, Canada and the Czech Republic.
  • Why the US-China trade talks could hinge on ZTE

    Why the US-China trade talks could hinge on ZTE

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    The quickest way to combat the trade imbalance is with tariffs, but the danger of USA imposed tariffs is that China , among other countries, will react with their own tariffs, which will in turn spark an all-out trade war that threatens the health of the global economy.
  • Bridge over Kerch Strait is for Russians to abandon Crimea, says Poroshenko

    Bridge over Kerch Strait is for Russians to abandon Crimea, says Poroshenko

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    Russia's last tsar, Nicholas II first proposed such a bridge, but the outbreak of World War I prevented it going ahead. From the Tsarist era, then in the 1930s and then in the 1950s, an attempt was made to erect a similar work and only you made it possible now, said the Russian statesman to the mass of construction workers who attended the inauguration.