• 3 dead, 1 injured in sword attack on Indonesia police headquarters

    3 dead, 1 injured in sword attack on Indonesia police headquarters

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    The assault in the city of Pekanbaru on Sumatra island on Wednesday saw a group ram their minivan into a gate at the station and then attack officers with the swords, police said. But on Sunday, a family of six - including girls aged nine and 12 - staged suicide bombings of three churches during morning services in Surabaya, killing 13.
  • Meghan Markle's Father To Miss Royal Wedding

    Meghan Markle's Father To Miss Royal Wedding

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    The couple will be married by the Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby in a midday ceremony, taking place in St George's Chapel in the grounds of Windsor Castle. Backtracking on his statements the day before, Thomas Markle told TMZ on Tuesday that he has chose to go to the wedding after speaking with his daughter.
  • 1 killed in 'intentional' explosion at CA medical facility

    1 killed in 'intentional' explosion at CA medical facility

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    The explosion ripped through the first floor of the two-story medical building, blowing out walls and windows - and sending the preschool kids scattering, along with their parents. Bomb technicians from the Orange County Sheriff's Department, the Federal Bureau of Investigation and other agencies were investigating, said Paul Delacourt of the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
  • North Korea invites South's journalists to inspect dismantling of nuclear site

    North Korea invites South's journalists to inspect dismantling of nuclear site

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    N Korea said it will "completely" destroy Punggye-ri test site, in a ceremony scheduled between May 23-25 in front of invited foreign media. The pictures, taken on 7 May, are "the first definitive evidence that dismantlement of the test site was already well underway", according to a blog post by 38 North , a website run by former USA diplomats.
  • Soros basis to give up Hungary after conflict with authorities

    Soros basis to give up Hungary after conflict with authorities

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    Hitting out at the proposals, which would tax foreign NGO income and clamp down on so-called civil society efforts to promote illegal immigration, OSF President Patrick Gaspard blasted Budapest for "using tactics unprecedented in the history of the European Union " to "denigrate" and "repress" the group's work.
  • Koreas to hold high-level talks on Wednesday

    Koreas to hold high-level talks on Wednesday

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    Kim arrived in South Korea in 2011 but has been asking the government here to send her back to the North, claiming that she was duped by a broker. A North Korean mouthpiece in Japan on Monday demanded the return of a group of North Korean women who defected from a restaurant in China in 2016.
  • Putin Drives Truck to Open New Russia-Crimea Bridge

    Putin Drives Truck to Open New Russia-Crimea Bridge

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    The president crossed the bridge driving the Kamaz truck. "Particularly cynical is the fact that its discovery comes on the eve of the anniversary of the deportation of the Crimean Tatar people by the Stalinist regime", - wrote Poroshenko. The Soviets managed to finish the bridge in the summer of 1944 using the materials left by the German army, but the bridge was destroyed six months later by ice flows.
  • Heads should roll after Surabaya attacks, Jokowi told

    Heads should roll after Surabaya attacks, Jokowi told

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    Experts have warned for several years that when those fighters return, they could pose a significant threat. The Islamic State (known as IS) claimed responsibility for the church attacks. The motorcycles, which moved closely together, pulled up alongside a vehicle and four officers manning opposite sides of the checkpoint. Inspector general Machfud Arifin told CNN Indonesia that the suicide attacks were carried out using a motorbike at St Mary's church and a auto at another.
  • Rain picks up again Sunday night, severe thunderstorms possible

    Rain picks up again Sunday night, severe thunderstorms possible

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    The National Weather Service in Morristown has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Russell County, northeastern Scott County, southeastern Wise County and central Washington County in Virginia. Showers and thunderstorms will begin again Sunday night and should last into the Monday morning commute. The weekend in the Omaha area will bring more chances for showers and thunderstorms, along with highs in the lower to mid-70s, forecasters said.