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A young girl and her grandmother were crushed to death when a wall fell in their house in Lubao town in Pampanga, a badly-hit province north of Manila, said provincial Governor Lilia Pineda. "Rescuers have been dispatched and people say they hear screaming from the rubble", she said. "We planned how to evacuate the building. People looked in shock, but no one was shouting or anything like that", she said.
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    How Mueller's decision on obstruction helped save Trump

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    Calling Trump's conduct "appalling", Maloney added , "I want us to understand what is right and what is wrong, and there's a lot of wrong conduct in this report, the way they attempted to get information, were willing to get information, the way they sought to obstruct investigation even in noncriminal ways, none of that is what I want from the president of the United States".
  • A tiger attacked a zookeeper at the zoo in Topeka, Kansas

    A tiger attacked a zookeeper at the zoo in Topeka, Kansas

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    A tiger mauled a worker at England's Hamerton Zoo Park in 2017, and a year ago a zoo worker in the Japanese city of Kagoshima was killed by a tiger, according to media reports. It has since reopened with the exception of the tiger enclosure. "There was an error there", he added. "The male Sumatran tiger, Sanjiv, simply reacted the way that is normal for a tiger to do", Wiley said.
  • Trump tried to seize control of Mueller probe, report says

    Trump tried to seize control of Mueller probe, report says

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    Those efforts "were mostly unsuccessful, but that is largely because the persons who surrounded the President declined to carry out orders or accede to his requests", Mueller wrote. Barr will hold a press conference on Thursday morning, where he is expected to discuss the findings of the Mueller Report. Barr has said he would make himself available to testify before the Senate and House Judiciary Committees next month after the report is released.
  • Kim Jong Un to Meet Putin This Month, Says Kremlin

    Kim Jong Un to Meet Putin This Month, Says Kremlin

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    Russian Federation said earlier this week it is preparing for Kim to meet with President Vladimir Putin, setting the stage for consultations between the long-time allies after Kim's nuclear talks with the US broke down. But he could provide important political cover or economic aid for North Korea - and a potential headache for Trump - if he chooses to play a bigger role.
  • Alpinists David Lama, Hansjoerg Auer, and Jess Roskelley Presumed Dead

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    Parks Canada said safety specialists immediately responded by air and observed signs of multiple avalanches and debris containing climbing equipment. In this 2003 file photo, Jess Roskelley, then 20, answers questions during a news conference in Seattle. His father, John Roskelley, is also a renowned climber.
  • Donations for burned black churches up after Notre Dame fire

    Donations for burned black churches up after Notre Dame fire

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    As of Tuesday afternoon, the official GoFundMe page created almost a week ago to benefit all three churches hadn't even broken the $250,000 point of a $1.8 million goal. The churches had existed and served predominately black congregations for more than a century. "It's all working out for the greater good", he said when asked about the connection being made to the Notre Dame fire .
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    Mr. Barr had originally indicated almost every page of the Mueller report contained information that would need to be redacted. On Thursday, the Democratic National Committee's "War Room" Twitter account shared videos of Republicans talking about obstruction of justice, and the clip of Sen.
  • Dame Emma Thompson joins climate change protests after LA to London flight

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    The group wants the British government to declare a climate and ecological emergency, reduce greenhouse gas emissions to zero by 2025, halt biodiversity loss and be led by new "citizens' assemblies on climate and ecological justice". Police have made almost 300 arrests in connection to the activist's multi-day protest so far. He said in order to achieve action on this we need keep fossil fuels in the ground.
  • First Alert Weather Day declared for Friday

    First Alert Weather Day declared for Friday

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    Friday is a Weather Authority Alert Day as a round of disruptive storms will sweep across our area during the afternoon. Wind gusts, which could reach up to 31 miles per hour near the city, pose the highest threat, according to the forecast .
  • Donald Trump Will Not Get the Republican Nomination Without a Fight

    Donald Trump Will Not Get the Republican Nomination Without a Fight

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    Appearing on CNN's The Lead Weld told host Jake Tapper that he would be "ashamed" of himself if he chose not to run and Trump were re-elected. Weld said his career as a federal prosecutor stands in stark contrast to the president. Weld said he will not run as an Independent if he does not win the Republican nomination. He seems particularly ill-suited to challenge Trump at a time when Democrats' radicalism on abortion and against religious freedom are riling up Republicans.
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    United Conservative Party to form government

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    It is also unclear whether it will reduce the effectiveness of those opposed to development of Alberta's oil and gas reserves. "He's going to face some of the same challenges that (Alberta NDP premier) Rachel Notley had". The UCP won a majority government after one of the most divisive campaigns the province has ever seen. The UCP were elected or leading vote counts in 63 out of 87 seats as of midday on Wednesday.
  • Ocasio-Cortez: 'Netanyahu is a Trump-like figure'

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    Ocasio-Cortez's decision to drop Facebook may correlate with these findings. Ocasio-Cortez, the self-described Democratic Socialist who got into Congress after defeating prominent Democrat Joe Crowley in her district in November, has come to symbolize the party's leftward movement.
  • Bernie Sanders Releases A Decade Of Tax Returns

    Bernie Sanders Releases A Decade Of Tax Returns

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    Senator Cory Booker, who declared his candidacy on February 1, raised over $5 million, or an average of $85,498 per day . That year the couple paid about $340,000 in taxes . Sanders paid for the home without taking out a mortgage. CAP, founded in 2003 by John Podesta, who was former President Bill Clinton's final chief of staff and Hillary Clinton's 2016 campaign chairman, and its top officials have often been accused by progressives loyal to Sanders of seeking to undermine his political ...
  • Google removes Tik Tok from Play store!

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    As it turns out, MeitY made this move after the Supreme Court in India denied TikTok's plea to stay the Madras High Court's directive from April 3 . Apple followed suit, blocking the app, and you will no longer be able to find the app on either of the two most popular stores. A recent study by app intelligence firm Sensor Tower recently stated that TikTok added 188 million users in Q1.
  • American Airlines cancels Max flights through mid-August

    American Airlines cancels Max flights through mid-August

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    The airline's CEO Doug Parker and President Robert Isom issued a statement saying it would cancel 115 flights daily through August 19, representing approximately 1.5 of the airlines' flying each day during the summer. A Boeing executive speaking on the condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to discuss the issue publicly said late last month that the training component of that update had been "provisionally approved" by regulators.
  • Chief: Boy Thrown from Mall of America Balcony Being Treated

    Chief: Boy Thrown from Mall of America Balcony Being Treated

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    Authorities said Saturday that the boy who was thrown from a Mall of America third-floor balcony Friday is fighting for his life. Police received an initial report at 10:17am saying a child had fallen from the third level of the mall, but witnesses reported the child was pushed or thrown by a man, Potts said.
  • Julian Assange accused of setting up 'spy centre' in Ecuadorian embassy

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    President Lenin Moreno, in an interview with The Guardian , also said that Assange's activity inside the embassy violated the terms of his asylum conditions. More than 70 MPs have also urged the Government to ensure Assange faces Swedish authorities if they request his extradition. The Australian has always denied the claims of sexual assault and rape in Sweden .
  • Trump Blasts Mueller Report Before Release

    Trump Blasts Mueller Report Before Release

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    Special counsel Robert Mueller officially concluded his investigation late last month and submitted a almost 400-page confidential report to Attorney General William Barr . The meeting included a discussion about a proposal to resolve the conflict in Ukraine in terms favourable to the Kremlin, an issue that has damaged Russia's relations with the West.