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However, the two cities said that it appears more time will be needed to resume the full operations of the two facilities in order to supply water to all households. Floodwaters rose so fast they caught the couple by surprise. "We will unite and move swiftly to deliver those necessities to the disaster victims by coordinating closely with local government", Abe said.
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    The ACLU issued a response soon after the government's update: "The Trump administration says it has reunited 57 children under 5 that it forcibly separated from their parents". Under the new guidelines, DNA testing can be used only if the government has a specific concern about a child's parentage, or if it would speed up the reunification process.
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    U.S. Coast Guard rescues 11 passengers in Alaska plane crash

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    Update | All 11 people from the single-engine plane were rescued by the U.S. Coast Guard and flown to a staging area, before they were transported to Ketchikan for further medical treatment, NBC News first reported. "Taquan Air has suspended all scheduled flights today and is cooperating fully with the NTSB, FAA and other authorities to examine every aspect of this event", it continued.
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    Nawaz's son-in-law surfaces in Rawalpindi for court arrest

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    As some of them gained access to the apartment, one protester threw a shopping cart at Aijaz Gul, a member of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz's (PML-N) United Kingdom unit. The NAB has already declared that Mr Sharif and Maryam will be arrested upon their arrival at any airport of the country. She has accused the military establishment and judiciary of targeting the Sharif family in a series of tweets since the verdict, Pakistan's first historic corruption conviction of a top politician.
  • After quitting, Boris Johnson says Brexit 'dream is dying'

    After quitting, Boris Johnson says Brexit 'dream is dying'

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    The Foreign Secretary quit his role in government hours after Mr Davis stood down as Brexit Secretary. The Conservative leader is at risk of suffering more damaging resignations with the publication of her White Paper today, which sets out the new Brexit policy in detail.
  • Trump says North Atlantic Treaty Organisation members have agreed to spending increases

    Trump says North Atlantic Treaty Organisation members have agreed to spending increases

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    But when pressed on the figures, he referred only to the 40 billion dollars in increased spending which allies had promised since Mr Trump became president. "I believe through strength you get peace", he said. Wednesday's agreement, he said, "confirms the goal of 2 percent by 2024". "He seems to look at this as we do everything for them, and we provide them with benefits, and they just take advantage of us".
  • Man faces hate crime charges over racist Puerto Rico shirt rant

    Man faces hate crime charges over racist Puerto Rico shirt rant

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    Mia Irizarry says she was celebrating her 24th birthday at Caldwell Woods park when the man approached her and asked her why she was wearing the sleeveless Puerto Rico flag shirt. "Are you a United States citizen?" In the background, a police officer is standing outside the park pavilion. Connor was initially placed on desk duty as the investigation got underway.
  • Thai cave rescue: Tearful reunion as parents catch first glimpse of boys

    Thai cave rescue: Tearful reunion as parents catch first glimpse of boys

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    The hospital treating 12 Thai school children rescued from a flooded cave has released the first video showing the boys since they were saved. Earlier on Wednesday, the head of the Thai Navy Seals told the BBC that "hope became reality" with the rescue of the boys and their coach from the Tham Luang cave.
  • Democrats Obstruct Peter Strzok Hearing, Demand Steve Bannon Be Subpoenaed

    Democrats Obstruct Peter Strzok Hearing, Demand Steve Bannon Be Subpoenaed

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    Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman, who represents Trenton, Princeton and Old Bridge, interrupted Gowdy and said Strzok is the one testifying, not the former Greenville prosecutor. "Strzok's mission today, is try to walk this line of 'I have personal political views, it didn't impact my work at all, '" Chalian said. "There is simply no evidence of bias in my official actions".
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    Zsa Zsa, 'World's Ugliest Dog' from Anoka, dies

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    The hound was in good health and had been staying with Brainard's father, who woke up Tuesday to find she had passed, she said. The dog's owner Megan Brainard of Anoka, Minnesota, had received $1,500, a trophy and visit to NY for the win, reported USA Today .
  • Donald Trump: NATO allies should double defence spend goal

    Donald Trump: NATO allies should double defence spend goal

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    German Chancellor Angela Merkel also responded Wednesday to Trump's remarks, offering Trump something of a history lesson. "That is very good, especially for people in eastern Germany". " "I don't think it's fair to the United States." ". The president touted that the United States lost $151 billion a year ago on trade and slapped tariffs on other countries in an effort towards free and fair trade.
  • Japanese nurse admits to killing at least 20 patients

    Japanese nurse admits to killing at least 20 patients

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    While in custody, Kuboki admitted to police that she killed the two men - and "about 20 other patients" - over the course of two months in 2016 so she wouldn't have to explain the circumstances of their deaths to their families. In their investigation police found 10 more antiseptic-contaminated IV bags with needle holes in the rubber seals among the 50 bags stored near the nurse's station on the floor where Nishikawa died - the floor where Kuboki worked as a nurse.
  • England V. Croatia, Winner Will Play France

    England V. Croatia, Winner Will Play France

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    Speaking to Sky News 22 years on, the ex-footballer said: "Football's coming home, I couldn't listen to it for 20 years, frankly". "Coach Zlatko Dalić has done a wonderful job, all the players are united and they're playing well". We worked so hard. "This was Croatia to get to the World Cup final - it's not going to get better than this I don't think". "We adapt a bit the way we play against our opponents and this is to his credit".
  • Nevada to execute inmate with fentanyl in U.S

    Nevada to execute inmate with fentanyl in U.S

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    Clark County District Court spokeswoman Mary Ann Price said the company would also need to file with Judge Elizabeth Gonzalez a request for a court order to halt the proceeding. Midazolam has been used as a replacement for Valium - diazepam - after Nevada's stocks of the sedative expired, a Nevada Department of Corrections (NDOC) release said.
  • New round of tariffs targets $200 billion of Chinese goods

    New round of tariffs targets $200 billion of Chinese goods

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    The comments came after President Donald Trump's administration threatened fresh tariffs on another $200 billion in Chinese goods and Beijing vowed to retaliate, the latest salvo in the escalating tariff battle. The Trump administration said the new levies are a response to China's decision to retaliate against the first round of US tariffs. "It is totally unacceptable for American side to publish a tat in a way that is accelerating and escalating", the Chinese Commerce Ministry ...