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Global News China, Burkina Faso sign deal following Taiwan snub
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Beijing has insisted that the consensus - a tacit agreement reached in 1992 between Taiwanese and Chinese officials that the two sides belong to "one China", with either side free to interpret what that means - serve as the political foundation for cross-strait interactions.

Global News Irish PM hails a 'quiet revolution' after landslide referendum on abortion
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In what Prime Minister Leo Varadkar called the "culmination of a quiet revolution" over the past few decades, the "Yes" (on repeal) campaign won a landslide victory in a nationwide referendum. Archbishop of Armagh Eamon Martin said yesterday: "I am deeply saddened that we appear to have obliterated the right to life of all unborn children from our Constitution, and that this country is now on the brink of legislating for a liberal abortion regime".

Global News Ellicott City flooding: How you can help
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A Maryland city was devastated late Sunday afternoon after 6-inches of heavy rain caused a downtown flash flood . Portalli's Italian Restaurant employee Arianna Wilgar said the water had reached the establishment's second floor. After the floodwaters receded, emergency officials had no immediate reports of fatalities or injuries. At least five roads in Baltimore have been closed due to the flooding.

Global News Italy president under pressure to accept eurosceptic…
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Cottarelli, 64, will meet with President Sergio Mattarella after talks between the head of state and populist parties on the cusp of forming a new government fell apart over the inclusion of eurosceptic Paolo Savona as economy minister. Shortly afterwards, he summoned former International Monetary Fund (IMF) senior official Carlo Cottarelli for a Monday morning meeting - an indication he may be considering asking him to head a government of unelected technocrats.

Global News Cyclone Mekunu's Destruction in Oman, Yemen in Photos
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Dozens of vehicles were seen submerged in several areas. After finally dissipating on Sunday, the strongest cyclone in recorded history to strike coastal areas of Yemen and Oman on the Arabian Sea has left 11 dead and over 30 missing, while dropping some three years' of rain in a single day.

Global News Israel begins work on sea barrier to prevent Gaza infiltrations
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When the soldiers tried to remove the object, it detonated. According to the IDF, the observation post that was attacked by artillery fire was overlooking the area where the explosive device was placed. He called on the Ramallah-based Palestinian Authority to lift "penalties on the Gaza people to boost their steadfastness and ease the humanitarian crisis caused by the blockade".

Global News North Korea summit hopes soar as U.S. delegation visits
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Kim reaffirmed his commitment to "complete" denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula and to the planned summit when he held surprise talks with South Korean President Moon Jae-in. "Trump said preparation meetings are going on "as we speak in a certain location which I won't name", like the location, it's not very far from here".

Global News Former SIU football player 'hero' in school shooting
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While there are no fatalities due to the shooting, Mahomet-Seymour High School alumnus Jason Seaman (class of 2007) was among the shooting victims. Noblesville West Middle School Principal Stacey Swan and superintendent Beth Niedermeyer are also slated to be in attendance.

Global News Twitter Honors Danica Patrick After Final Race of Historic Career
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Many fans were thrilled by Power's win, particularly those in his native home of Australia. The day is also known for its many traditions, including the signing of "Back Home Again in IN", which will be performed by Blackhawks anthem singer Jim Cornelison, and the victor of the race chugging milk on victory lane.

Global News Joshua Holt, American held hostage in Venezuela, arrives in Washington
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Holt and his family have always maintained his innocence, saying he traveled to Venezuela in June 2016 to marry Thamara Caleño , a fellow Mormon whom he met on a religious dating site. Hatch said he has worked with the Obama and Trump administrations to secure Holt's release. Maduro ordered the couple's release as a "gesture" aimed at promoting dialogue between Caracas and Washington, Venezuelan Communications Minister Jorge Rodriguez told reporters in Caracas.

Global News Trump upbeat about Singapore summit with North Korea: 'Moving along very nicely'
Author: 0 Trump upbeat about Singapore summit with North Korea: 'Moving along very nicely'

Video and a photo released by South Korea's presidential Blue House on Saturday showed Kim hugging Moon and kissing him on the cheek three times as he saw Moon off after their meeting at Tongilgak, the North's building in the truce village, which lies in the Demilitarized Zone - the 4-km (2.5-mile) wide buffer that runs along the heavily armed military border.

Global News 'No more stigma': Ireland abortion laws to be reformed
Author: 0 'No more stigma': Ireland abortion laws to be reformed

Helen O'Rahilly referenced the abuse that some women seeking abortions have experienced - as she offered lifts to London airports. It outlawed all abortions until 2014, when the procedure started being allowed in rare cases when a woman's life was in danger.

Global News Anti-Sterlite protest to hit 32,500 jobs at controversial Tuticorin plant
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Police said they were compelled to respond with live ammunition after demonstrators pelted police with stones, attacked a government building, and set vehicles on fire. Taking moral responsibility, [Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu] Edappadi K Palaniswami should resign", local politician and a member of member of the Indian parliament Anbumani Ramadoss said, as cited by the Times of India .

Global News Police Apologize for Arrest of Bucks Guard Sterling Brown
Author: 0 Police Apologize for Arrest of Bucks Guard Sterling Brown

The situation escalates quickly, and just over eight minutes into the footage, multiple officers tackle Brown to the ground. Brown may have had similar training, which may have led to his calmer demeanor during his arrest outside Walgreens near 27th and National on January 26.

Global News Stunning Photos of Hawaii's Mount Kilauea's Volcanic Eruption
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The bulletins also warned that reports of toxic sulfur dioxide gas being vented from various points around the volcano had tripled, urging residents to "take action necessary to limit further exposure". The glass was in the form of fine glass shards. The "lava bomb hit his leg and he got injured", Magno told reporters . Plumes of steam rise as lava enters the ocean near Pahoa, Hawaii, from the Kilauea volcano.

Global News Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano continues spouting lava, ash
Author: 0 Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano continues spouting lava, ash

The latest update from the U.S. Geological Survey's Hawaiian Volcano Observatory said that a "moderate-level eruption" of lava was continuing to flow from Kilauea. Scientists say the methane can seep through cracks several feet away from the lava . Officials shut down Puna Geothermal shortly after the eruption began.

Global News Ireland abortion referendum: Polls close in historic vote to repeal ban
Author: 0 Ireland abortion referendum: Polls close in historic vote to repeal ban

Seeking or providing an abortion in Ireland was a criminal offense that carries up to 14 years behind bars. "Not taking anything for granted of course, but quietly confident", he said . The government wants to introduce legislation allowing abortion up to 12 weeks of pregnancy , and beyond that in cases of rape, incest, fatal birth defect or when the mother's health is at risk.

Global News USA vehicle imports may be the next target for tariffs
Author: 0 USA vehicle imports may be the next target for tariffs

The president's latest gambit is a threat of major tariffs against foreign vehicle manufacturers, after he directed Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross Wednesday to conduct a Section 232 investigation into whether foreign competition in the auto sector represents a threat to national security risk.

Global News Iran Demands Oil, Bank Guarantees From The EU By End-May
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Russia , China , the U.K., France and Germany will discuss the economic incentives Iran needs to keep caps on its nuclear work in place, according to officials who'll attend the talks. "For the time being we are negotiating.to see if they can provide us with a package which can actually give Iran the benefits of sanctions-lifting and then the next step is to find guarantees for that package", Iran's Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi told reporters after the meeting.

Global News Ex-NAACP official Rachel Dolezal charged with welfare fraud
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Rachel Dolezal is facing charges related to alleged welfare fraud. According to court documents , Diallo illegally received $8,747 in food assistance and $100 in child care assistance from August 2015 through November 2017. She also was sacked from a police ombudsman commission and lost her job teaching African studies at Eastern Washington University. She has said previously that she grew up near Troy, Montana , with religious parents and that she began to change her perspective ...

Global News 2 in critical, 1 in custody after shooting at in school
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At least two people have been hospitalized in critical condition after an active shooter was reported Friday morning ( May 25 ) at Noblesville West Middle School in Noblesville, Indiana. Fox59 's Dan Spehler shared another firsthand account from a seventh grade student who was in the Noblesville West Middle School classroom at the time of the shooting .

Global News Trump Unleashes Yet Another
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The intelligence grouping consists of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Minority Leader Chuck Schumer , House Speaker Paul Ryan, Pelosi, Senate Intelligence Committee chairman Richard Burr, top intelligence Democrat Mark Warner, Nunes and Schiff.

Global News 2 shot at Oklahoma restaurant; suspect dead
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The victims who were shot have been taken to a hospital with serious injuries. The father of a girl wounded by gunfire Thursday night at Louie's Grill & Bar on Lake Hefner in northwest Oklahoma City posted on Facebook early Friday that his daughter is recovering from surgery.

Global News Trump Abandons ZTE Sales Ban to Republican Scorn
Author: 0 Trump Abandons ZTE Sales Ban to Republican Scorn

As part of this agreement, China would eliminate tariffs that are now placed on goods imported from the United States, including agricultural products, and begin purchasing additional farm goods from the U.S. However, ZTE will still have to face "harsh" punishment that will include changes of management and board, and possibly a fine. Senator Marco Rubio claims the Trump administration "surrendered" to China, adding that he will push Congress to block any possible deal between ZTE and ...

Global News Gas prices continue to climb at unofficial start of summer
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Higher gas prices and busy highways are anticipated for this Memorial Day weekend. "Do the speed limit", said Spiegel. AAA says holiday travel will be up about five percent, even with gas prices at their highest this weekend since 2014. For those who are traveling by auto, AAA suggests ensuring vehicles are road-trip-ready before hitting the road. AAA said there are reasons for that.

Global News McGrath to speak at Memorial Day service
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Anyone wishing to assist is welcome to participate. The Bigfork Memorial Day program with honor guard will be held at 11 a.m.at the American Legion Community Center in Effie (guest speaker to be Sandy Allen, American Legion Auxiliary and daughter of WWII Veteran Ardean Aakhus).

Global News Phoenix ranks second in USA in population growth from 2016 to '17
Author: 0 Phoenix ranks second in USA in population growth from 2016 to '17

The gains in Hempstead Town held up over a longer period as well, with a Newsday online database of census estimates from 2010 to 2017 showing the town's population increased by almost 14,000, or 1.8 percent, during the seven-year span. For years, Texas suburbs have been battling it out at the top of the list of fastest-growing cities. In any case, the city's estimated decline - 95 people - is "not a huge number that we can't overcome", Wilson added.

Global News Battlefield V Dev Looking Into How Battle Royale Could Work
Author: 0 Battlefield V Dev Looking Into How Battle Royale Could Work

But rather than focus on some of the war's biggest fronts, Battlefield 5 will center on the "unexpected battles and untold stories" for the Second Great War, according to DICE. There will be a mode called "Combined Arms", which will put up to four players up against waves of bots in a "wide variety of missions". The chapter of war is also an interesting idea.

Global News Comcast challenges Disney for control of 21st Century Fox assets
Author: 0 Comcast challenges Disney for control of 21st Century Fox assets

The Philadelphia company could bid $60 billion for the Fox movie studio, Fox regional sports networks, global businesses, and other Fox assets, and according to published reports has been arranging financing for the all-cash deal. The potential battle for Twenty-First Century Fox comes as traditional entertainment companies try to amass more properties to compete better with technology companies such as Amazon and Netflix for viewers' attention - and dollars.

Global News Pompeo hopeful N. Korea talks will take place
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Shah says Joe Hagin - the deputy chief of staff for operations - will go to Singapore over the weekend to continue the preparations. Mr Trump said if such an agreement is reached, China, Japan and South Korea would invest large sums to "make North Korea great".

Global News Profits dive 62pc at M&S
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Pre-tax profit before exceptional items dropped to £580.9m from £613.8m in the year to the end of March. M&S announced 100 branch closures a day earlier as part of chief executive Steve Rowe's effort to overhaul the business. "These changes come with short-term costs which are reflected in today's results". M&S is expected to report a second straight fall in annual profit on Wednesday, and with the retailer's shares down almost a quarter over the a year ago it is in danger of soon ...

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