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World Syria rebels 'agree deal' to surrender Quneitra
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Syrian rebels and Iranian-backed negotiators have reached a deal to evacuate thousands of people from two rebel-besieged Shi'ite villages in northwestern Syria , in return for the release of hundreds of detainees in state prisons. A string of military victories over the last year by the Syrian army has helped President Bashar al-Assad recapture large swatches of territory, expelling all rebel fighters from greater Damascus earlier this year.

World Asbestos Concerns Following Massive Steam Pipe Explosion In Flatiron District
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A state investigation found that explosion could have been prevented if Con Edison would have paid attention to unsafe flaws in its steam system. It was pushing up at such a high pressure that it was spewing all of this dirt and debris. "Thank God this happened so early in the morning", de Blasio said, mentioning that the outcome could have been much different had the explosion occurred just a few hours later during the morning rush hour.

World Trump strikes back at critics of Helsinki summit with Putin
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Those comments came after Mr. Trump defended Russian Federation from charges of election interference Monday's press conference in Helsinki, when Mr. Trump said all he could do is "ask the question" about meddling and said Putin was very strong in his denials.

World Alexandria sarcophagus tomb opening sparks curse fears
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Instead, it revealed three skeletons and red-brown sewage water, which gave off an unbearable stench. Egypt's Antiquities Ministry said that after an initial round of preservation work, the 30-ton sarcophagus will be lifted out from the construction site and transferred to its facilities.

World U.S. files five WTO cases challenging retaliatory tariffs
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As one of the world's four largest traders, Beijing's next TPR will be in three years, under new WTO timeframes for these trade monitoring exercises. "Each time I came here, I have received more questions - a record number of questions", said Chinese Vice Minister of Commerce Wang Shouwen in a video statement about the latest China TPR, relative to the past ones.

World Hawaiian Tourists Describe Moment Their Boat Was Hit by Lava Bomb
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A civil defense spokeswoman, Kelly Wooten, put the total number of injuries at 23. The boat was also showered with smaller bits of volcanic debris and cinder from the explosion. Locals travelled there by boat in what they expected would be their last visit before it was destroyed by lava, according to a Facebook post on Wednesday by boat captain Ikaika Marzo.

World Cave rescue was a miracle
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But the Navy SEALs team showed they could adapt and face the situation with the equipment and resources they had at hand, and the British cave rescue team made a decision to carry on until the end, he added. I have been there, but some had not been there before". They searched for an exit deeper in the cave but returned to their overnight refuge, where it became obvious they could not make their way back to the entrance and would have to wait for help.

World Two kids attacked by sharks off New York's Fire Island
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They were the first confirmed shark attacks in that part of the South Shore of Long Island since 1948. The incident was one of two reported along Fire Island on Wednesday. 13-year-old Matthew Donaldson was bitten by what is believed to be a shark off Atlantique on Fire Island when a wave knocked him off his boogie board.

World White House invites Putin to Washington for fall meeting
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On Thursday, NBC News also reported that former director of US national intelligence, James Clapper, who was reportedly in the briefing, confirmed that evidence of Putin's involvement of the election was shown to Trump . And I think the press makes up the, look, it's fake news. "So when he sees that he has misspoken , he comes out and he says that", Sanders continued.

World Iran lodges complaint with ICJ against US sanctions
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In fact, New Delhi is pursuing multiple level parleys with the United States administration and as part of that exercise, a high-level delegation led by Joint Secretary in Commerce Ministry Santosh Sarangi will visit America for talks including on "greater market access to reduce trade imbalance" - a subject of USA preference.

World Syria accuses Israel of attacking military position
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The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the attack , which it too said was likely carried out by Israel, targeted a Syrian regime site. Israel has repeatedly warned it will not tolerate an entrenched presence of its arch foe Iran in Syria.

World Falcon dead in arson attack, fuel cargo restricted
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Israel has stepped up it strikes since then to signal its new threshold for engagement after months of largely refraining to act. On Tuesday, incendiary balloons from Gaza landed in a preschool yard in an Israeli community, near the border as children played outside, and in an elementary school closed for summer vacation in another community.

World Trump Wins Sympathy From Russian Media Ahead Of Summit
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The meeting is to take place in Helsinki and follows Trump's first official visit to the United Kingdom as a sitting U.S. president. "We all know what Washington thinks of Iran. "The president must demand that the 12 Russians named in the indictment be sent to the U.S.to stand trial", said Sen. Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer said Trump was trying to "squirm away" from his comments alongside Putin.

World Firefighter died in bulldozer near Yosemite
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Temperatures spiking to 95 degrees and inaccessible terrain were making it hard for crews to slow the flames, U.S. Forest Service fire Capt. Mike Seymour said. Details of his death were not released. Koerperich said Varney's father was a bulldozer operator. The Ferguson Fire as of midafternoon Saturday - the latest update - had spread to 150 acres and was 5-percent contained, the U.S.

World U.S. House may consider new sanctions on Russia - Speaker Ryan
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On Morning Joe on Tuesday, host Joe Scarborough stated emphatically, twice, that there is simply no question that Vladimir Putin has "something" he's holding over Donald Trump , and is using to "blackmail" the President. "The United States must stand from a position of strength in our relationship with Russian Federation and in defense of our allies and shared values".

World Obama: Men 'Getting on My Nerves,' Urges 'Empowering More Women'
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Mandela died aged 95 on December 5 2013. Many people in South Africa are discouraged by corruption, he added, as the ruling African National Congress struggles to maintain the legacy that Mandela and others established. His 80-minute speech, a fervent plea for resistance to autocracy and cynicism, had been billed by his aides as his most important speech since leaving office.

World Thai Boys and Soccer Coach Released From Hospital
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And it turned out to be true. A conference hall being prepared as the venue for the news conference was decorated as a football pitch. "After they came out of the water, I was really surprised that they (divers) were from the United Kingdom and I didn't know what to say".

World Man gifted vehicle after walking more than 30km to new job
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Asked about his work ethic, Carr told AL.com "This was the first job in a long time to give me an opportunity to get hired". He checked his Global Positioning System and saw that without a auto it would take him about 7 hours to get from his house in Homewood, Alabama, to the town of Pelham for his first day at Bellhops moving company .

World Johnson says it's not too late save Brexit
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She said a series of "wrecking" changes backed by members of the pro-Brexit Tory European Research Group would put at risk the Government's plans for a "no deal scenario". Ms Soubry said she did not believe Mrs May was in charge any more . "We must try now because we will not get another chance to do it right". The former London mayor was the face of the Brexit campaign in 2016.

World Putin, Trump deny Russian involvement in USA elections
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Coats has maintained an extremely low profile, rarely making public comments, since President Trump appointed him previous year. When questioned if he would rather trust the U.S. The Russian foreign ministry responded by liking Trump's tweet and then replying: "We agree". The first summit was held in 1975 between then United States president Gerald Ford and Soviet Union leader Leonid Brezhnev in the Finnish capital, amid the heightening tensions between the two superpowers during the ...

World No, Russia isn't targeting US
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Kimmel also took the opportunity to school Trump on the difference between "would" and "wouldn't". President Donald Trump says he meant the opposite when he said in Helsinki that he doesn't see why Russian Federation would have interfered in the 2016 US elections.

World Theresa may has made an important statement about Brexit
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May has said there could be "no Brexit at all" if the country doesn't keep it's "eyes on the prize". The convention-shredding US President had kept the 92-year-old monarch waiting for him to arrive for their meeting for 12 minutes, with Mr Trump later failing to bow and First Lady Melania Trump failing to curtsy in another breach of protocol.

World Obama dances with his grandmother on visit to Kenya
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It's aim is to personally develop, educate and employ youth into areas of sustainable economic growth that will help their country. Mr. Obama and his sibling also celebrated the opening of the Sauti Kuu resource center in Kogelo, Kenya. Obama is expected to deliver his lecture on the theme of "Renewing the Mandela legacy and promoting active citizenship in a changing world". Apoli also castigated the ex-POTUS sister for what she labelled as privatising Obama's visit claiming she did not ...

World Trump, Putin meet in Helsinki for summit
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Trump, in opening remarks, said that U.S. -Russia relations had been at their lowest point until the two sat down face-to-face in a highly-anticipated summit. If that is anathema to many in Washington, Trump's apparent concessions to Putin over the election controversy drew stinging condemnation from across the political divide.

World Donald Trump sent the worst tweet of his presidency this morning
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The Obama administration did, in fact, take action, including confronting Mr Putin in person as well as expelling almost three dozen Russian diplomats the USA said were actually intelligence operatives and imposing new sanctions. "I think it's important to the country that he stay where he is", Lugar said. "But if we are going to solve numerous problems facing our world, then we are going to have to find ways to cooperate in pursuit of shared interests".

World Affiliated Woman Charged With Spying For Russia
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Butina allegedly spent years forging connections with top conservative officials, including many associated with a "gun rights organization", "for the objective of advancing the interests of the Russian Federation", according to the indictment.