• 23-foot python swallows woman as she gardens
23-foot python swallows woman as she gardens

Police superintendent Agung Ramos said Wa Tiba had gone out to check her garden the previous evening and never returned. The woman killed has been identified as 54-year-old Wa Tiba , a mother of two. Later in the video Tiba's remains are removed from the snake's belly - fully dressed and intact. Resident Ayu Kartika said: "Everybody was ...

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  • Eid ceasefire proved 'wide support' for Afghan Taliban, they say
Eid ceasefire proved 'wide support' for Afghan Taliban, they say

The extraordinary festivities were marred by a suicide attack in the eastern province of Nangarhar on Saturday that was later claimed by the Islamic State group's franchise in Afghanistan . In a rare televised address, Ghani thanked the Taliban for observing the truce and asked the group to extend its own three-day Eid ceasefire , which it annou...

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  • At least 5 dead after SUV carrying illegal immigrants crashes, sheriff says
At least 5 dead after SUV carrying illegal immigrants crashes, sheriff says

All of the people killed were immigrants. Two of the vehicles stopped and arrests were made from each vehicle, according to the U.S. Border Patrol. U.S. One person died upon arriving at the hospital, he said. Boyd said the vehicle was going more than 100 miles per hour before the crash. He added: 'This is a ideal example of why our borders ...

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  • Giuliani suggests Trump may pardon Manafort after Mueller's probe
Giuliani suggests Trump may pardon Manafort after Mueller's probe

Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani thinks that the ongoing probe into Russian interference with the 2016 US elections and potential links between Donald Trump's campaign and Moscow should itself be investigated . After reading the explosive exchange with Page, Nunes noted that when Strzok finished the Clinton probe, he became the "lead...

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  • Judge: No immediate restraining order against Avenatti
Judge: No immediate restraining order against Avenatti

District Judge S. James Otero said that Michael Cohen had not provided evidence that he would suffer" irreparable injury" if a restraining order was not issued immediately against Daniels' attorney Michael Avenatti . The judge also admonished Cohen in a footnote, saying such requests "throw the system out of whack" by creating more work for the ...

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  • Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort sentenced to prison
Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort sentenced to prison

His jailing Friday came after he was accused of attempting to tamper with witnesses in his criminal case while he was on house arrest. "The danger is that Mr. Paul Manafort , if he does not cooperate, may never ever see the outside of a jail cell'. Manafort, 69, did not appear to react to Jackson's ruling beyond a nod to his attorney.

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  • Majority say 'too early to tell' if North Korea summit a success
Majority say 'too early to tell' if North Korea summit a success

In May, after North Korea criticised his vice-president, Mike Pence, Trump said the summit was cancelled. It should have been solved long before I got there. "President Obama said that North Korea was our biggest and most risky problem". USA military forces in South Korea are not subject to negotiations between North Korea and the United ...

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  • Trump says possible he will meet Putin this summer
Trump says possible he will meet Putin this summer

The White House hasn't commented on his words. Trump's remarks on a possible meeting with Putin come after the Russian leader on June 10 said he would be happy to meet with Trump whenever the United States was ready to hold a summit. Russian and U.S. defense officials have said the calls have largely focused on Syria and the de-confliction of R...

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  • Killed in Rollover Crash During Texas Border Patrol Chase
Killed in Rollover Crash During Texas Border Patrol Chase

Boyd told San Antonio television station WOAI the driver and one passenger were believed to be US citizens. The third vehicle kept going when agents encountered it, and a sheriff's deputy took over the chase prior to the fatal crash, the border patrol said.

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  • Upskirting row: Sir Christopher Chope defends blocking bill
Upskirting row: Sir Christopher Chope defends blocking bill

Several Tory MPs tweeted their anger on Friday. Ms Martin, a 26-year-old freelance writer living in London , said she spoke to Sir Christopher after the session to ask him about his decision. Speaking to his local paper, the Bournemouth Echo , Sir Christopher Chope said he was objecting to parliamentary procedure rather than the law itself.

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  • Huge Mural of Trump Hangs in Detention Center for Migrant Children
Huge Mural of Trump Hangs in Detention Center for Migrant Children

Many other facilities in the US government network are at or close to capacity. Protests have taken place across the USA, many organized by the group "Families Belong Together" which aims to draw attention to the policy and change attitudes.

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  • Giuliani says Trump could issue pardons after Russia probe
Giuliani says Trump could issue pardons after Russia probe

Rudy Giuliani said on CNN's "State of the Union" Sunday that President Donald Trump was not issuing pardons in the Russian Federation investigation, but left open the possibility he could once the probe is finished. "When it's over, hey, he's the president of the United States", Mr. Giuliani said. The New York Daily News reported that Giul...

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  • Building heat and humidity this weekend
Building heat and humidity this weekend

Not all areas will see storms. The National Weather Service office in Valley said daytime high temperatures will be in the 90s and the humidity will be high, putting the heat index between 100 and 105 degrees. A heat wave is a stretch of three consecutive days with temperatures above 90 degrees. Next week storms will begin to develop Monday ...

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  • Second deputy dies after Kansas City courthouse shooting
Second deputy dies after Kansas City courthouse shooting

He had been with the force for seven years and leaves two young children, Wyandotte county sheriff's Maj Kelli Bailiff said. The inmate was taken in a van to a gated area behind the building, and when he got out of the van, he somehow overpowered and shot the deputies, Bailiff said.

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  • Manafort might never get out of jail: Watergate prosecutor
Manafort might never get out of jail: Watergate prosecutor

But the judge revoked Mr Manafort's bail conditions, sending him to jail . The geographic focus of the lobbying effort could be a critical question at Manafort's trial in the case since USA law only requires that lobbyists for foreign governments or political parties register if their efforts target American government officials or audienc...

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  • Eight injured in Moscow after taxi mounts pavement
Eight injured in Moscow after taxi mounts pavement

They added that the taxi driver likely lost control of the vehicle. Witnesses said some of the victims were wearing the green football colours of Mexico ahead of the team's match against Germany in the city tomorrow. The driver, identified by Moscow city authorities as a national of the central Asian republic of Kyrgyzstan, was taken into cus...

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  • Won't sign 'moderate' immigration bill in GOP setback
Won't sign 'moderate' immigration bill in GOP setback

Trump occasionally admonished them. But White House officials haven't been able to cite any part of US law that requires the policy , which was initiated by Attorney General Jeff Sessions . House Republicans released an immigration proposal Thursday evening, pitched as a "compromise" between hardliners and moderates - but in reality, the bil...

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  • Trump says U.S. must pursue peace with North Korea ‘at all costs’
Trump says U.S. must pursue peace with North Korea ‘at all costs’

Hosting Kim Yong Nam, North Korea's ceremonial head of state, Putin said the historic summit with the U.S. president was "without doubt just the first step towards a full-blown settlement". He declared the summit a success that would lead to denuclearization and he praised the North Korean leader, calling him "very talented". Don't let anyone thi...

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  • Staffers tape back together presidential records Trump rips up
Staffers tape back together presidential records Trump rips up

But Trump has the odd habit of ripping up papers when he's done with them - what some aides call his unofficial "filing system". Eventually, Trump's staff just gave up, and two records-management analysts from the National Archives were enlisted to tape together the papers Trump had shredded.

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  • US Opens New De-Facto Embassy in Taiwan, Angering China
US Opens New De-Facto Embassy in Taiwan, Angering China

In Beijing, China's Foreign Ministry said they had lodged "stern representations" with Washington about the new building and the visit of the senior us diplomat. Yet, as NPR's Rob Schmitz explains , Washington has been creeping steadily closer to Taiwan under the Trump administration. The new building is a significant upgrade from the low-ke...

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