• Russian military aircraft flew over the White House

    Russian military aircraft flew over the White House

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    Far from a surprise though, the Russian Air Force Tupolev Tu-154 overflight is agreed thanks to a mutual arrangement which Russia, the USA and a handful of other militaries are part of. The country employs the OC-135B aircraft for such missions over Russian Federation and other countries, the ABC wrote. According to flight data obtained from the aircraft monitoring website Flightradar24, the Russian aircraft took off from Dayton, Ohio, Wednesday morning.
  • HHS Secretary Tom Price: Opioid crisis doesn't need 'national emergency' label

    HHS Secretary Tom Price: Opioid crisis doesn't need 'national emergency' label

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    So they looked at this scourge and they let it go by, and we're not letting it go by. While President Donald Trump's briefing on the current opioid epidemic in the US on Tuesday was dominated by his aggressive threat to respond to North Korea's nuclear development program with "fire and fury", the president's comments on the opioid crisis were also met with concern by drug policy experts-as Trump indicated that he would not follow the recommendations of his own opioid crisis task force.
  • Giant inflatable chicken hangs out near White House lawn

    Giant inflatable chicken hangs out near White House lawn

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    Chances are photos of the inflatable chicken did not make their way into the folder of complimentary news about the president that Trump reportedly receives twice a day. "In 2017 America, this seems completely normal", one Twitter user wrote . The Trump chicken balloon even has its own Twitter account: @ TaxMarchChicken .
  • Mexico captain linked to drug cartel

    Mexico captain linked to drug cartel

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    Smith. According to a statement from the Treasury Department, Marquez and famous Mexican singer Julio Cesar Alvarez have been accused of having longstanding ties with the cartel, and have allegedly acted as front men in a few deals. The defender spent another four injury-marred years with the team before being released in 2010. Mexico national soccer team captain Rafael Marquez has been accused by the United States authorities of being a " front person " for a drug trafficking ...
  • Doklam standoff: Military countdown has begun says China

    Doklam standoff: Military countdown has begun says China

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    But it doesn't have to be so. Describing the two-month long Doklam impasse as an unsettled border issue between China and Bhutan , Xinhua News agency asserted that, "It has nothing to do with India. In a stunning but unsubstantiated claim, a senior Chinese official said on Tuesday that Bhutan has acknowledged that the Doka La area where the Indian and Chinese troops are engaged in a standoff does not belong to it.
  • 'Extremely Active' Hurricane Season Now Likely

    'Extremely Active' Hurricane Season Now Likely

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    This year's Atlantic hurricane season could be the busiest since 2010, a federal agency said Wednesday. As the peak season for Atlantic hurricanes rolls in, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Wednesday indicated higher likelihood for above-normal activity and increased the number of expected named storms and major hurricanes.
  • China reports no major collapses following powerful quake

    China reports no major collapses following powerful quake

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    Three villagers were rushed to hospital after their home collapsed in the natural disaster that jolted Jinghe county in Bortala Mongolian autonomous prefecture in Xinjiang province. Xinhua says more than 30,000 tourists have been evacuated from Jiuzhaigou. A flash flood triggered by heavy rains today hit a village in Chinas southwest Sichuan province, killing 24 people, authorities said.
  • Hamid Ansari signs off as Vice-President

    Hamid Ansari signs off as Vice-President

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    File image of Hamid Ansari . The Prime Minister said that the Vice President had been a career diplomat, and he had benefited from the Vice President's insights on diplomatic issues on several occasions. At an event in Bengaluru on Sunday, Hamid Ansari made an indirect reference to the BJP when he said that the "version of nationalism" that places cultural commitments at its core "promotes intolerance" and arrogant patriotism.
  • Putney Bridge jogger: man arrested on suspicion of grievous bodily harm

    Putney Bridge jogger: man arrested on suspicion of grievous bodily harm

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    The driver of the double-decker bus narrowly avoids hitting her as she falls to the ground. The bus stopped and some passengers got off and came to the victim's aid. The incident, which went viral earlier this week after the release of CCTV footage, took place in nearby Putney, southwest London . "We are keen to speak with the jogger in the CCTV about what happened that morning", said Knowles.
  • 'Sick' Canadian pastor Hyeon Soo Lim freed from North Korean jail

    'Sick' Canadian pastor Hyeon Soo Lim freed from North Korean jail

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    PYONGYANG , Korea, Democratic People's Republic Of - Staff from the Prime Minister's Office is in Pyongyang, North Korea, to discuss the case of imprisoned Canadian pastor Hyeon Soo Lim. During his detention or trial, Mr. Lim's family members were not allowed to visit him, and appealed repeatedly to North Korea to free him. There is a long way to go in terms of Reverend Lim's healing.
  • UN Secretary-General's Message to the Hiroshima Peace Ceremony | United Nations Secretary

    UN Secretary-General's Message to the Hiroshima Peace Ceremony | United Nations Secretary

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    Most who criticized the treaty, including the USA pointed to a North Korea nuclear threat. In his address, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe did not refer to the nuclear weapons nor the prohibition treaty. "The Japanese people and the whole world clearly remember the terrible disaster that hundreds of thousands of people lost their lives owing to the A-bombs the United States dropped over Hiroshima and Nagasaki", the Korean Central News Agency said in an article.
  • Report names best hospitals, areas of high performance

    Report names best hospitals, areas of high performance

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    News offers deep, rich data that patients can use to help them make informed decisions about where to receive surgical or medical treatment", said Ben Harder , managing editor and chief of health analysis at U.S. It also holds the distinction as the highest rated hospital in the state. It has one ranked adult specialty, ear, nose and throat, which ranks 37th.
  • Missouri cop killed during traffic stop

    Missouri cop killed during traffic stop

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    McCarthy is considered armed and unsafe. According to David Lee of Missourinet affiliate KDKD in Clinton, "every available officer is in town or outside of town looking for" the suspect. Officer down. I repeat, officer down. An officer requested an ambulance "immediately". In the recording, an emergency worker gives an update on Michael's condition.
  • Truck explosion leaves at least 46 injured in Lahore

    Truck explosion leaves at least 46 injured in Lahore

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    Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif has taken notice of the bomb blast at Outfall Road and has ordered an inquiry into the incident. The blast was so severe that it was heard in far flung areas in the city. Rescue sources say at least 32 people were injured who were moved to nearby hospital and eight out of 32 are said to be in critical condition. Sharif was at first planned to go to Lahore from Islamabad by means of the acclaimed Grand Trunk Road on Sunday, however the rally was ...
  • Pakistan shelling on LoC in Uri, soldier injured

    Pakistan shelling on LoC in Uri, soldier injured

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    Jammu: Deputy Commissioner Rajouri, Shahid Iqbal Choudhary said on Monday that the Pakistani army violated the ceasefire agreement by firing at Indian posts along the Line of Control ( LoC ) in Rajouri district on Sunday night. The statement noted that India has violated the LoC ceasefire arrangement more than 600 times in 2017, killing 25 citizens and injuring more than 100.
  • Venezuelan Rebels Attack Military Base, Release Video Calling For Uprising

    Venezuelan Rebels Attack Military Base, Release Video Calling For Uprising

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    The attack capped an already tense weekend during which a new constitutional assembly that will rule with almost unlimited powers voted to remove chief prosecutor Luisa Ortega Diaz. Venezuela's latest bout of political unrest erupted in protest to a Supreme Court decision in late March ordering the opposition-controlled National Assembly dissolved.