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Gas explosions set homes north of Boston on fire

Gas explosions set homes north of Boston on fire

Authorities said an 18-year-old man has died after a house exploded amid gas explosions north of Boston , sending a chimney crashing into his auto . Keefe, and Fire Chief Michael Mansfield report that the Town of Andover is now involved in a major gas-related emergency. "Columbia Gas is investigating what happened on its system today", NiSource spokesman Ken Stammen said. Read More

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White House says everything is fine, though signs point otherwise

White House says everything is fine, though signs point otherwise

And quite frankly, if there was a person in the White House or the administration who wanted to tell me what's in that op-ed piece, I would say, 'Okay, name me who was there. He called their denials "political statements to protect their jobs, totally understandable". It leads us to question Cohn's telling of the story to Woodward and why Woodward never corroborated Cohn's story with anyone at the White House. Read More

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Women and children among five people found dead in Perth home

Women and children among five people found dead in Perth home

Police early on Monday morning confirmed the children were twin two-year-old girls and a three-and-a-half-year-old girl. The incident marks the third tragic event in recent months in Western Australia . "It's just so sad, they've got young kids - it's horrific on every level" neighbour Maria Manfredini told WA Today . No charges have been laid yet and it is unclear whether the man is related to the victims. Read More

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Shooter kills three in downtown Cincinnati, police say shooter also is dead

Shooter kills three in downtown Cincinnati, police say shooter also is dead

MULTIPLE people were shot at a bank in the Midwestern US city of Cincinnati , according to media and police reports . The shooting began shortly after 9 a.m. "Oh, no, no, no, no", the woman said as she slumped against the wall and spoke to Santa Perez's sister, the paper reported . The police chief said he could not say whether the gunman shot himself in addition to being shot by gunfire from "at least three or four" police officers. Read More

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Trump aide Papadopoulos gets 14 days in prison

Trump aide Papadopoulos gets 14 days in prison

His case was the first to detail a member of the Trump campaign having knowledge of Russian efforts to interfere in the 2016 USA presidential election while it was ongoing. The lawyers portrayed Papadopoulos as "out of his depth" as a foreign policy adviser for a candidate for whom he had "unbridled loyalty". In late April, he told them that Mifsud said the Russians had information that could harm Clinton, in the form of thousands of emails. Read More

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Deadly quake and landslides hit Japan

Deadly quake and landslides hit Japan

Public broadcaster NHK said the death toll had doubled to four and that six people were found in cardiopulmonary arrest, a term commonly used in Japan before death is formally confirmed. Kirin Brewery and Sapporo Breweries both said factories were shut by the power outage. Authorities believe it could take up to a week to fully restore power on the island. Read More

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Kavanaugh Sidesteps Presidential Powers Questions At Hearing

Kavanaugh Sidesteps Presidential Powers Questions At Hearing

Democrats have called for Kavanaugh's confirmation vote to be delayed until Mueller's investigation concludes or he recuses himself from cases that may involve the president directly, though they have so far been unsuccessful. And he's right. We'll hear more empty words from Kavanaugh in the coming days and then, when he's confirmed, he'll do the bidding of the Federalist Society and his other right-wing benefactors. Read More

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Nearly 3,000 deaths in Puerto Rico linked to Maria

Nearly 3,000 deaths in Puerto Rico linked to Maria

An estimated 2,975 excess deaths related to Hurricane Maria from September 2017 to February 2018, a number that is 22 percent higher than the number of deaths that would have been expected during that period in a year without the storm. "On June 13, the Government of Puerto Rico revealed that there were 1,427 more deaths in the four months after the hurricanes than normal (based on the previous four years), and it will update the official count after a George Washington University study is ... Read More

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Syrian army preparing phased Idlib assault

Syrian army preparing phased Idlib assault

The US has made several mentions of this "looming" attack despite officials having conceded to the press several times that there is no evidence the Syrian military has made even a hint of deploying such arms. Reports suggest that Turkey is working with some so-called Syrian opposition groups in Idlib to take out terrorists so to fend off a military action by Assad. Read More

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Trump blocked White House statement for McCain, report claims

Trump blocked White House statement for McCain, report claims

Among those mourning John McCain is his 106-year-old mother, who says she is "incredibly proud" of what the late senator and Vietnam War hero accomplished in his life. McCain was a prominent critic of President Donald Trump . "Our hearts and prayers are with you!" he tweeted instead. The FLOTUS' remark went out at the exact same time as President Donald Trump's message , which shared a similar sentiment. Read More

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Former Indian PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee passes away

Former Indian PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee passes away

In keeping with the military honours, three service chiefs placed wreaths on the body of Vajpayee before leaders paid their floral tributes. "He will be remembered as a politician who made a great personal contribution to the development of friendly relations between our countries and the development of Russian-Indian highly privileged strategic partnership", the Russian leader said in a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Read More

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One year on, Trump still fuels racial divide

One year on, Trump still fuels racial divide

President Trump addressed concerns this morning tweeting that last year's event resulted in "senseless death and division" and condemning all forms of "racism and acts of violence". CNN anchor Victor Blackwell responded to President Donald Trump's tweet about the anniversary of Charlottesville by reminding viewers of Trump's own record. Read More

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Someone Added the 'Halo' Theme Song to Mike Pence Space Force Speech

Someone Added the 'Halo' Theme Song to Mike Pence Space Force Speech

Air Force Space Command , which now oversees the nation's military operations in space. No new service branch has been established by Congress since the creation of the U.S. The concept of a Space Force was first proposed in 2000. The current administration said that it hoped to establish a new military Space Command and a Space Operations Force , which would bring in professionals in the space industry. Read More

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John Kasich: Suburban GOP Women 'Turned Off' by Trump's Chaos

John Kasich: Suburban GOP Women 'Turned Off' by Trump's Chaos

Stephanopoulos also asked about Trump's tweet this weekend taking a swipe at National Basketball Association star and OH native LeBron James, saying it is hard to make "LeBron look smart". He also brought on-stage Freedom Caucus member and Ohio Representative Jim Jordan, who praised the president on his leadership and accomplishments, amid cheers from the crowd saying "speaker of the house". Read More

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