• Crocodile kills pastor during baptism in Ethiopia
Crocodile kills pastor during baptism in Ethiopia

Crocodile attacks are common in Africa, the paper reported, with numerous victims being women washing clothes. Fishermen attempted to rescue Docho, but they only managed to prevent the crocodile from taking his body with fishing nets .

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  • A medical mystery grows as U.S. consulate workers in China fall ill
A medical mystery grows as U.S. consulate workers in China fall ill

The U.S. State Department has sent "a number of individuals" from the U.S. Consulate in Guangzhou, China back to the U.S. after screenings showed they may have been affected by mysterious health problems similar to what diplomats experienced in Cuba.

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  • Man bitten by severed rattlesnake head almost died in Texas
Man bitten by severed rattlesnake head almost died in Texas

Jennifer Sutcliffe and her husband were doing weekend yard work when she spotted a 4-foot rattlesnake. Then, a few moments later, he bent down to get rid of it-only for the snake's head to bite him. Although being attacked by a severed snake head seems unusual, Sean Bush, a snake expert at the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University t...

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  • Israeli army kills Palestinian youth in occupied West Bank
Israeli army kills Palestinian youth in occupied West Bank

According to the initial report by human rights group B'Tselem, the victim was 21-year-old Izz ad-Din Tamimi, who died from a neck wound after being shot by Israeli forces. The incident occurred in the same village where jailed Palestinian protester Ahed Tamimi comes from. Ahed Tamimi's case gained worldwide attention when footage emerged of he...

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  • Tunisia migrant shipwreck toll rises to 112
Tunisia migrant shipwreck toll rises to 112

The casualties, mostly Tunisians, drowned when their overcrowded boat sank after leaving the Kerkennah islands off the coast of Sfax province. It was the deadliest shipwreck this 12 months on the damaging route from North Africa throughout the Mediterranean Sea to Europe .

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  • Trump says Kim summit more than 'photo-op'
Trump says Kim summit more than 'photo-op'

The White House did not respond to a request for comment . "This White House doesn't like that...." Interested in North Korea? Both men will accompany the president to Singapore. The venue for the summit has been picked over the high security that it reportedly has. Still, Mr. Trump broke with conventional wisdom by simply agreeing to th...

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  • Gaza Remembers Razan Najjar, Nurse Shot Dead by Israeli Forces
Gaza Remembers Razan Najjar, Nurse Shot Dead by Israeli Forces

Medhat Abbas, director of Al-Shifa Hospital, the largest medical facility in the Gaza Strip. The protests resumed last Friday, with thousands of Palestinians taking part in what the Israeli military described as violent riots along the security fence, burning tires and throwing stones.

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  • Supreme court dismisses attempt to overturn Northern Ireland’s restrictive abortion laws
Supreme court dismisses attempt to overturn Northern Ireland’s restrictive abortion laws

The repeal of section 58 and 59 of the Offences Against the Person Act to decriminalise abortion must remain a priority for the Westminster Government as outlined by the United Nations CEDAW report on abortion law in Northern Ireland. Women in Northern Ireland are legally able to seek an abortion only if their lives are in danger or they are at r...

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  • Children burned by Guatemala volcano arriving in Galveston for treatment
Children burned by Guatemala volcano arriving in Galveston for treatment

The institute said that 23 of those recovered bodies had been identified. A man covered with ash after the eruption of the Fuego volcano, in San Miguel Los Lotes in Escuintla. But in places like Los Lotes and the village of El Rodeo, about eight miles downslope from the crater, it was too late for many. These funds will help "Guatemala Red Cros...

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  • Miss America Axes Swimsuit Competition, Won’t Judge Women on ‘Outward Physical Appearance’
Miss America Axes Swimsuit Competition, Won’t Judge Women on ‘Outward Physical Appearance’

Miss America is getting a makeover! The evening gown section is also being axed, with contestants asked to wear something that makes them feel good and expresses their personal style instead. But others met the news with happiness and acceptance, ready to turn a new leaf on beauty pageants . That's straightforward. But the aim of Miss America ...

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  • Primary ballots mailed; unaffiliated voters to participate for first time
Primary ballots mailed; unaffiliated voters to participate for first time

He defeated Sam Fiocchi, Hirsh Singh and Robert Turkavage. Frank LoBiondo is retiring, and Republicans failed to recruit a strong candidate to run here. That's a ding at Democratic incumbent Bob Menendez, who defeated federal corruption charges after a hung jury previous year. Tuesday afternoon, Fox said she had returned to the precinct and voted...

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  • Woman in fatal field crash held on $500K bail
Woman in fatal field crash held on $500K bail

After doing a loop around home plate, the auto exited the field and drove onto the roadway that surrounds it. "They tried to get the kids out". "The older guy pushed the kids right out of the way. The collision threw Carolee 133 feet. Parkhurst, who a coach said was the grandfather of one of the players, died on the way to the hospital. Police re...

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  • DUP Threatens to End Support for UK Government Over Brexit Customs Proposal
DUP Threatens to End Support for UK Government Over Brexit Customs Proposal

The Sun newspaper first reported that the idea was being considered. According to Politics Home, a Department for Exiting the European Union source said: " No decisions have been taken, but a lot of hard work and ideas are going into it ".

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  • U.S. top court rules for baker in gay wedding cake case
U.S. top court rules for baker in gay wedding cake case

Graham is now touring California in a bid to get out the evangelical Christian vote in the June 5 primary election. The ACLU , which argued the case on behalf of the couple, Dave Mullins and Charlie Craig , notes in a series of tweets that the court "did NOT rule that the Constitution gives a right to discriminate".

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  • Saudi Arabia begins issuing driving licences to women
Saudi Arabia begins issuing driving licences to women

The ban is scheduled to be removed this month, with licenses being issued from 24 June, making Saudi Arabia the last country in the world to permit women to obtain driving licenses. SPA said authorities started swapping worldwide licences for Saudi ones in multiple locations across the kingdom, with women applicants made to undergo a "practica...

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  • China: Deal off if U.S
China: Deal off if U.S

Following Chinese Vice Premier Liu He's talks with Ross , China referred instead to a consensus reached last month in Washington, when China agreed to increase significantly its purchases of US goods and services. A 50-strong USA delegation arrived in Beijing on Wednesday for follow-up meetings, Chinese commerce ministry spokesman Gao Feng said,...

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  • Mortar shells fired from Gaza at Israel
Mortar shells fired from Gaza at Israel

Ths spokesperson of the ministry, Ashraf al-Qidra, added that more than 100 protesters were injured on Friday, 40 of them with live ammunition, while the others suffered from tear-gas related injuries. The council has been deadlocked for weeks over how to respond to the violence in the Gaza Strip - even as a United Nations envoy warned this week ...

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  • Giuliani Says Trump Could End Russia Probe, Pardon Himself
Giuliani Says Trump Could End Russia Probe, Pardon Himself

The matter appeared to be playing on Mr Trump's mind as he tweeted a second post branding the investigation as "unconstitutional" twice within an hour - having misspelt counsel in his original tweet as "councel". Giuliani repeatedly cited a 2000 memo from the Justice Department's Office of Legal Counsel following President Bill Clinton's scan...

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  • Syria's Bashar al-Assad to visit North Korea
Syria's Bashar al-Assad to visit North Korea

North Korea may also ask Singapore to pay for it. While both Trump and Kim's disapproval ratings dropped by double digits since March, they remain far less popular than South Korean President Moon Jae-in, who, a little over a year since taking office, received an approval rating in the high 70s.

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  • Guatemala Volcano Eruption Kills At Least 25
Guatemala Volcano Eruption Kills At Least 25

Disaster agency spokesman David de Leon says about 300 people have been evacuated from nearby villages, which are being blanketed by ash as fiery smoke billows almost four miles into the sky. "When the lava was already here they passed by in their pickup trucks yelling at us to leave, but the cars did not stop to pick up the people", said Rafael Le...

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