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Global News Chris Froome crashes before start of first stage
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The victor of the start-up phase and the first holder of the pink shirts was the defending champion of the race, the Dutchman Tom Dumoulin - captain "Sunweb" just two seconds ahead of Australian Roanne Dennis and became a three-time victor of the Giro stages.

Global News Heroes arrive on Free Comic Book Day at A Comic Shop
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More than 2,300 comic book shops across North America and around the world are signed up for the annual event. At libraries, just show your valid Hawaii State Public Library System card to receive a special free comic book, while supplies last.

Global News Mueller and the Judge
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Manafort's bank fraud", District Judge T.S. Ellis said to prosecutor Michael Dreeben, at times losing his temper. During a morning hearing, U.S. District Court Judge T.S. Dreeben said the investigations were "folded together with our overall examination of Mr. Manafort's conduct", and he was indicted based on information developed by Mueller as they followed the trail of money that left Ukraine.

Global News BSE Sensex turns negative on weak Asian cues
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The Sensex was trading down 116.79 points or 0.33% at 34,986.35 with 19 components falling. It closed at 35,160.36 points - up 190.66 points or 0.55 per cent - from its previous session's close. In the auto space, shares of Bajaj Auto rose 0.31 per cent after the company today reported a 26 per cent jump in total vehicle sales in April this year.

Global News Republicans nominate Donald Trump for next Nobel Peace Prize
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Despite that last note, several Republican lawmakers are pushing for Trump to be nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize . Active fighting in the Korean War ended with an armistice in 1953. We'll see. ... But I thought it was very generous of President Moon of South Korea to make that statement, and I appreciate it, but the main thing is to get it done.

Global News Most polluted cities in India mapped
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The WHO data also said that nine out of 10 people in the world breathe air containing high levels of pollutants. As an indicator of why this constitutes a major public health emergency, consider that WHO has further pointed to air pollution being a main cause of non-communicable diseases, causing around 24% of all adult deaths from heart disease , 25% from stroke, 43% from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and 25% from lung cancer.

Global News Chicago Cubs vs. Colorado Rockies
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Cubs games have an over/under record of 11-15 thus far in 2018. As a team the Rockies hit a dreadful.222 which is their lowest team batting average in the franchise's 25 years in Denver. Luke Farrell (1-0) earned his first major league win with 1.1 scoreless frames in relief while Steve Cishek got two outs, fanning Arenado with runners and first and second, to end the game and pick up his first save.

Global News China's senior diplomat meets with North Korea foreign minister - KCNA
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You just have to shame them". The Massachusetts Democrats, who joined more than two dozen of their colleagues in signing an April 30 letter , urged Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and Senate Foreign Relations Committee leaders to request a briefing on the White House's negotiation strategy.

Global News Nashville Police: Suspect in Custody After One Person Killed
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Police spokesman Don Aaron said police first got a call at 2:23 p.m. After the shooting, Aaron said a retired California police officer who happened to be in the ticket line at the theater secured the gun and instructed Golson to wait, laying down, in the grass outside, where he was apprehended.

Global News The Secretary of state Pompeo took the oath
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After a short speech of the President Pompeo traditionally raised bent at the elbow right hand, put left hand on the Bible and repeated for Pence words of the oath with the commitment "to serve the people of America". "This responsibility comes more sobering than we consider the many threats to our prosperity, security and liberty". Pompeo on Wednesday checked off a list of policies the Trump administration has taken, vowing he would see through the defeat of ISIS, establish fair trade ...

Global News Gold demand has hit a new low, says WGC
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Lack of investment in first-quarter 2018 demand for gold sent overall demand for the yellow metal to its lowest level since the first quarter of 2008. The biggest drop in demand came from the investment sector, with bar and coin consumption down by 15 percent and buying of gold-backed exchange-traded funds two-thirds lower year on year.

Global News Paul Ryan Says House Chaplain Can Stay After Patrick Conroy Rescinded Resignation
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Photo In his letter to the House speaker, Paul D. Ryan , Father Conroy said that Mr. Ryan's chief of staff had said "maybe it's time that we had a Chaplain that wasn't a Catholic". "Help them to make wise decisions in a good manner and to carry their responsibilities steadily, with high hopes for a better future for our great nation", the chaplain said in a prayer opening the session on November 6, as the tax reform bill was being considered.

Global News Twitter asks users to change passwords due to bug
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The San Francisco-based internet company did not specify how many passwords were exposed or how long the glitch made data vulnerable to snooping. The same source claims that Twitter found out about the bug a couple of weeks ago and reported it to some regulators.

Global News Government 'concerned' by Beijing's South China Sea military build up
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The missiles have reportedly been deployed on Fiery Cross Reef, Subi Reef and Mischief Reef in the Spratly Islands. Over recent years, China has aggressively expanded its naval and coast guard presence in an attempt to show military strength over disputed territory, where Brunei , Taiwan , Malaysia , Indonesia, the Philippines, and Vietnam also make claims.

Global News Results start to emerge as polling stations shut
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Ruling parties typically suffer losses at local elections and polls ahead of the vote predicted a bad night in London for the Conservatives after eight years in power. Mr Khan, speaking at the Wandsworth count, told the Press Association: "What I'd be disappointed by was if we didn't make progress across London in terms of the numbers of councillors".

Global News Gunmen abduct German nurse after storming Red Cross facility in Somalia
Author: 0 Gunmen abduct German nurse after storming Red Cross facility in Somalia

The German nurse, Sonja Nientiet was abducted by gunmen from ICRC's compound near Zoobe junction in the capital at around 8:00 p.m. local time last night in what appeared a well-planned, well-organized kidnapping. Abductions and killings of Somali aid workers are common, but targeting foreign workers has become less frequent in recent years as security has improved.

Global News Big Blow to Hizbul Mujahideen, Top Commander Sameer Tiger Killed in Encounter
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The militants, in turn, lobbed grenades at the security men. Woman sang eulogies "tera bayee, mera bayee, Sameer bayee Sameer bayee, wala myani shahedo, bochh ma lajee (come my martyr, you might be hungry).Reports said that some armed militants appeared at the funeral of Hizb commander Sameer Tiger and offered a gun salute to Sameer and raised pro-freedom, pro-Islam and pro-Pakistan slogans".

Global News China Calls For Upholding Iran International Nuclear Deal
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Image copyright AFP Image caption Carpets for sale in Tehran's Grand Bazaar. Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says his country's not interested in renegotiating the Iran nuclear deal . How would the world know that Iran had complied with the deal? In 2012, the rial lost nearly two-thirds of its value against the dollar because of sanctions and domestic mismanagement of the currency market.

Global News Diego Costa helps Atletico sink Arsenal to reach Europa final
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Diego Costa's goal in injury time of the first half assured that Arsenal fail to reach the final and that Arsene Wenger's 22 years in charge will end in Huddersfield. "Congratulations to Atletico and good luck in the final". A failure to make it to the final would keep Wenger from winning one last title before bidding his farewell at the end of the season.

Global News Hawaii County expands evacuation after eruption
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According to emergency officials, all areas from Pu'u O'o crater down to Kapoho along the East Rift Zone are at risk. Hawaii Volcanoes National Park has also closed off access to about 15,688 acres, which run from the Puu Oo vent to the ocean.

Global News May names new minister to try to end immigration scandal
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Mrs May defended the Government's target-driven approach to illegal immigration, saying it was "important" that officials focused on the need to remove those who have no right to be in this country. He also said that target-driven policies gave rise to mistakes. "I know he understands our communities and is committed to making sure they are safe, happy and prosperous", he says .

Global News Puerto Rican National Guard Plane Crashes Leaving 9 Dead
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Boone said the plane was in Savannah for "routine maintenance" and crashed after taking off for Arizona. "Nine crew members died in the accident, but until their families and relatives are notified, we can not give their names", said Brigadier General Isabelo Rivera, the assistant general of Puerto Rico.

Global News Deadly Storms Rock India
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At least 90 people have died and another 160 were injured as heavy rain and a dust storm struck northern and western India overnight, officials said . She said she had asked authorities to ensure all possible help to the injured. The India Meteorological Department warned there would be more storms over a wider area till Saturday.

Global News Iran says no renegotiation on nuclear deal
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Citing Iran's missile program and its role in Middle East conflicts, Trump has ridiculed the nuclear agreement reached under his predecessor as "flawed" and a "disaster". Velayati warned against any attempts to renegotiate in exchange for sanctions relief, saying, "Iran accepts the nuclear agreement as it has been prepared and will not accept adding or removing anything".

Global News Uprooted… Macron's oak tree for Trump vanishes
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They spoke about the close relationship between their countries, trade and worldwide issues. In essence, the European leaders handed Trump a road map for avoiding a string of potentially disastrous mistakes. They similarly backed worldwide negotiations on the wars in Syria and Yemen, committing to working together "in the coming days and weeks" on this.

Global News Why Donald Trump now Supports President Buhari - Presidency (REASON)
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Speaking yesterday at Blair House, Washington DC, after his White House engagements with President Donald Trump , the President, at a meeting with the Chief Executive Officers of six American agriculture companies and their Nigerian counterparts, including Aliko Dangote and John Coumantaros, said the challenges of the country's youth "bulge with 60 per cent of the population below 30 years".

Global News Apple Managed to Sell 52.2 Million iPhones in the Last Quarter
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So how did Apple do? Despite rampant reports that the iPhone X was not selling as well as Apple had hoped, the firm delivered another blockbuster quarter. Apple said sales from services , which include iTunes, the App Store and subscriptions to Apple Music and other digital products, climbed by 31 percent, to $9.2 billion.

Global News Russian jet intercept 'unprofessional'
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On the eve, it was reported that the U.S. command moved a tank brigade based in Texas to one of the former Socialist republics on the Baltic Sea, where it also concentrates new F-16 fighters squadrons. Following that incident, the US State Department issued a statement accusing the Russians of "flagrantly violating existing agreements and global law".

Global News California Leads Effort To Protect Fuel Efficiency Standard Goal
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In a new study contrasting the effects on consumers of energy efficiency standards versus energy taxes, the Georgetown economist Arik Levinson notes that both energy efficiency standards and energy taxes function as a regressive tax , taking a larger percentage of a lower income and a smaller percentage of a higher income.

Global News Abe urges Abbas to return to peace talks
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Abe told Abbas that Japan supports a 2-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, whereby Israel and a future Palestinian state coexist. Netanyahu also denounced Abbas' remarks earlier this week, calling them anti-Semitic and saying they reveal the real reason why there is still no Israeli-Palestinian peace.

Global News Utah high school students to participate in 'Stand for the Second' walkouts
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And at least they are doing something to bring knowledge to the second amendment", Walters said. The " Stand for the Second " event was created by high schooler Will Riley in New Mexico. "I'm the adult in this environment - if something is broken, then the adults fix it", said T. Willard Fair, president of the Urban League of Greater Miami, who added that the school should have prevented the protest.

Global News States Just Filed A Lawsuit To End The DACA Program
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But no agreement was reached and no bills were passed. It challenges whether it was legal for President Barack Obama to create the program in 2012. SC has joined six other states in a lawsuit aimed at ending the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, commonly known as DACA.

Global News Kerry slams Palestinian leader for 'ugly' remarks about Jews
Author: 0 Kerry slams Palestinian leader for 'ugly' remarks about Jews

Netanyahu called for worldwide condemnation of "antisemitism" by Abbas over remarks on Monday in which the Palestinian leader suggested historic persecution of Jews in Europe was caused by their conduct. German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas condemned the comments , saying his country rejects "any form of Holocaust revisionism" and has "a duty to vigorously fight all forms of anti-Semitism".

Global News Proposed new European Union budget to be unveiled
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What is in the new budget? The German government reacted cautiously, but the priorities it outlined, reflected many of those from the European Union executive - tougher border control, more European Union defence cooperation, tech innovation and a stronger defence of democratic values in Europe.

Global News Trump postpones steel tariff decision for Canada, EU, Mexico
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Under a new quota-based system, exports of Brazilian steel to the United States fall by around a fifth, dealing a blow to a key sector already grappling with widespread idle capacity and excessive global supply. Meanwhile, the USA already imposed the same steel and aluminum tariffs on China last month. That move has been rejected by the European Union, which says it must receive a permanent exemption on the steel and aluminum tariffs before holding a wider discussion on trade.

Global News Men's Golf Earns NCAA Regional No. 1 Seed
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Subsequent rounds will be played at the Wake Forest Tennis Complex in Winston-Salem, N.C. Both the Ohio State men's and women's teams have done enough to get a shot in the NCAA tournament, and we have the details . "We had high hopes of maybe hosting, and we knew after losing in the (semifinals) of the Big Ten tournament that was probably out", IL coach Evan Clark said.

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