• Former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega dies at 83
Former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega dies at 83

In 2011, he was extradited back to Panama and imprisoned for crimes committed during his rule. Although he was never elected to office, Noriega became the de facto leader of Panama, serving six-year tenure as military governor in the 1980s while enjoying maximum support from the U.S.

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  • Brazilian president faces illegal funding probe
Brazilian president faces illegal funding probe

Temer, who was the running mate of leftist President Dilma Rousseff and replaced her when she was impeached past year, has said his campaign accounts received no illegal money. At most, it was expected to put the blame for use of dirty campaign money exclusively on Rousseff. However the eruption of the hush money allegations against Temer have ...

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  • Report suggests Russia hackers breached voting software firm
Report suggests Russia hackers breached voting software firm

The news outlet told US agency officials "it was in possession of what it believed to be a classified document authored by the US Government Agency" and later provided a copy of the document. Ms Winner's arrest is the latest possible leak involving an NSA contractor. Prior to joining Pluribus, Winner served for six years as an airman with the U...

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  • North Korea 'fires several land-to-ship missiles'
North Korea 'fires several land-to-ship missiles'

South Korea will suspend any further deployment of a controversial US missile defense system until an environmental impact assessment ordered by new President Moon Jae-in is finished, his office said Wednesday. "Obviously, the pressure China puts on South Korea has taken effect". The Pentagon said it would continue to work transparently with S...

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  • Trump seeks to privatize US air traffic control system
Trump seeks to privatize US air traffic control system

Trump's plan would move the air traffic control system to a non-profit corporation operated by a board made up of airline, union and airport officials. "We're going to top them, actually, by a long shot", the President said. A similar plan failed to gain sufficient traction in Congress a year ago. Democrats have largely opposed the changes, w...

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  • Family says Australian nanny killed in London
Family says Australian nanny killed in London

Ms Zelenak's mother Julie Wallace had told Brisbane radio station 97.3FM she was fortunate to evade two prior terror attacks. 'As ever, our gratitude must go to the emergency services and healthcare professionals, including nurses who go above and beyond the call of duty in caring for those caught up in these tragic events'.

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  • Qatar to secure food, water from Turkey, Iran
Qatar to secure food, water from Turkey, Iran

Al Qassemi, of the ruling family of the sheikhdom of Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates, told The Associated Press on Wednesday that he hopes Qatar ends its "rogue, maverick" ways. Putin had a telephone conversation with the emir of Qatar Tuesday, urging dialogue. Gabriel, who is due to meet Saudi Arabia's foreign minister on Wednesday, sa...

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  • House begins debating N Carolina budget plan
House begins debating N Carolina budget plan

McConnell told reporters in April. "President Trump's contract with the voter, when he was running, was that he would continue coverage caring for pre-existing conditions, eliminating mandates but also lowering premiums", Cassidy said in an interview.

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  • Appeals court deals blow to Trump administration travel ban
Appeals court deals blow to Trump administration travel ban

The timing of the decision will prove awkward for the Trump administration, as the supreme court will finish its term in late June, meaning a full appeal will likely not be heard for another four months, barring a specially arranged session.

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  • Congress instigating violence in Mandsaur, says Naidu
Congress instigating violence in Mandsaur, says Naidu

The Congress leader was taken into preventive custody by the local authorities and rushed to an undisclosed location. Five protesters were killed according to ANI . Violence erupted in several parts of Madhya Pradesh - but particularly in Mandsaur - on Wednesday, June 7, as farmers continued their stir against the BJP-ruled state government.

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  • UK PM May's lead remains 1 percent point: Survation poll
UK PM May's lead remains 1 percent point: Survation poll

When U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May called a snap general election in April, polls suggested a big lead for her Conservative Party over rival Labour Party . A Britain in which prosperity and opportunity is shared by all. The right-wing Daily Mail said a vote for May was a "vote to save Britain". All polls and betting sites are predictin...

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  • Sri Lanka will not allow 'offensive weapons' in its waters - FM
Sri Lanka will not allow 'offensive weapons' in its waters - FM

In New Delhi on his first visit as foreign minister after taking office less than a fortnight ago, Karunanayake said India had discussed the subject of Sri Lanka joining the Obor project with Sri Lanka's president Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe.

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  • United States launches fresh strike on pro-Syrian government forces
United States launches fresh strike on pro-Syrian government forces

The Pentagon believes the bulldozer was being used to construct a firebase on the edge of the deconfliction zone, Military Times reported . The fresh strike comes as new figures show civilian casualties have increased sharply in the US-led campaign against Islamic State in Syria and Iraq, with almost 60 per cent of the reported deaths from the...

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  • Trump says Qatar dispute could end terror
Trump says Qatar dispute could end terror

Qatar, the tiny emirate now being diplomatically frozen out of the region, is home to Al Udeid Airbase, home to about 10,000 American servicemen and a key strategic airbase for U.S. Speaking to the BBC yesterday, Saudi's foreign minister said that closing its border with Qatar should help motivate it to behave "like a normal country".

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  • London attacker has Scottish wife reports state as two terrorists named
London attacker has Scottish wife reports state as two terrorists named

Italian newspaper Corriere Della Sera said Zaghba was born in Fez in January 1995 to a Moroccan father and Italian mother. Zaghba "was not a police or MI5 subject of interest", according to the Metropolitan Police. "There's an election on Thursday, that's the chance", he said, citing an "appalling" cut in police staffing levels. The Islamic...

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  • Vladimir Putin wonders if US hackers framed Russian Federation during presidential election
Vladimir Putin wonders if US hackers framed Russian Federation during presidential election

Perhaps in no time, we may know whether Putin will continue having reasons to joke about the disgraced adviser. Legislators in both parties have urged Mr Trump to allow Mr Comey to testify publicly. Putin also denied any contacts with fired national security advisor Michael Flynn . Photos show Putin flanked by Flynn and Emir Kusturica, a Serbian...

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  • Parents insist accused leaker not a flight risk
Parents insist accused leaker not a flight risk

The Justice Department said victor was arrested last Saturday. During the search, victor surprisingly agreed to talk with agents. Prosecutors said victor allegedly " printed and improperly removed classified intelligence reporting , which contained classified national defense information", last month.

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  • Intel chiefs grilled in Senate one day before Comey testifies
Intel chiefs grilled in Senate one day before Comey testifies

Mr Comey's remarks echoed a memo he had written about his interaction with the president, which was described to various news outlets. The president asked him to drop any investigation of fired national security adviser Michael Flynn's contacts with Russia's ambassador to the US.

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  • Polls on eve of UK election suggest PM May will boost majority
Polls on eve of UK election suggest PM May will boost majority

While both the Conservatives and Labour , led by Jeremy Corbyn , have committed to enacting Brexit , each party has a different vision for how the departure from the European Union should happen. Back then, the move was largely viewed as part of a cheap opportunistic strategy to win a more decisive majority in Parliament given Labour's state o...

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  • James Comey just went nuclear on Donald Trump
James Comey just went nuclear on Donald Trump

The hearings will represent a rare moment of common national experience of the kind that has become rare in the fragmented media landscape of the Internet age. "It's a political question", said Zeidenberg. Let's talk about the stuff we can mock, like Trump inviting Comey to dinner at lunchtime on the same day and disrupting his whole evening with...

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