14 tweets that show Donald Trump’s Russia obsession is only getting worse

While you were out celebrating the unofficial start of summer, President Donald Trump was tweeting. From Friday morning until Tuesday morning, Trump sent out 14 — yes, 14! — tweets focused on the ongoing Russia probe. The tweets — ranging from quotes of supportive voices from Fox News Channel to references to the”13 Angry Democrats” […]

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Hurricane Maria : 4,645 dead in Puerto Rico

An estimated 4,645 people died in Hurricane Maria and its aftermath in Puerto Rico, according to an academic report published Tuesday in a prestigious medical journal. That figure dwarfs Puerto Rico’s official death toll of 64, which the article’s authors called a”substantial underestimate” of Hurricane Maria’s death toll. “These numbers … underscore the inattention of […]

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Missouri governor resigns over scandals involving sexual misconduct

Embattled Missouri Governor Eric Greitens resigns amid scandals Embattled Missouri Governor Eric Greitens announced on Tuesday he will resign over the scandals that have dominated his tenure. The Republican governor has been embroiled in scandal for weeks. Last month, a Missouri state House committee released a report alleging that Greitens subjected a woman to non-consensual […]

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At least 10 killed in 3 church explosions in Indonesia

Suspected suicide bombers struck three different churches in Indonesia on Sunday morning, killing at least seven people and injuring scores more, police say. Forty-one people — including two police officers — are in the hospital being treated for injuries following suspected terrorist attacks in Surabaya, a port city on the east coast of Java Island, […]

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Senior US Navy SEAL leaders in Africa suspended over alleged sexual misconduct

The commander and the senior enlisted adviser of a US Navy SEAL Team deployed to Africa have been relieved of their duties and sent home due to sexual misconduct allegations regarding multiple fellow US military female service members, a US defense official tells CNN. “Special Operations Command Africa commander Maj. Gen. Mark Hicks suspended the […]

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DR CONGO: Fresh Ebola outbreak kills two in Equateur Province

Democratic Republic of Congo confirms Ebola outbreak less than a year after it was declared free of the disease. The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Tuesday that it was taking steps to help deal with a new outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s rural northwest, after two cases ofthe deadly virus […]

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Police officers killed in Indonesia prison riot

Situation in jail holding ISIL suspects near Jakarta tense as police officers continue to be held hostage by inmates. Six people have been confirmed dead in a riot in a high-security prisonoutsideIndonesia’scapital, Jakarta. Of the dead, five were highly trained counterterrorism police officers and one was a prison inmate, according to officials. The riot broke […]

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Malaysia’s opposition pulls off shocking election win

Mahathir Mohamad’s alliance wins 112 seats in parliament, ending the 60-year reign of the ruling Barisan Nasional. An opposition alliance led by Malaysia’s former ruler Mahathir Mohamad has won a majority in parliament – a shock victory that ends the ruling Barisan Nasional (BN) coalition’s 60-year grip on power. The Election Commission said on Thursday […]

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Facebook executive shuffle highlights that men still run its big products

Facebook just went through one of the most significant reorganizations in its history, streamlining the sprawling business and paving the way for new ventures like blockchain.But one thing hasn’t changed at Facebook: Men still run its biggest products. The newly announced executives in charge of Facebook’s core mobile app, Messenger and WhatsApp, are all male. […]

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