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In this Thursday, May 24, 2018 photo, North Korean officials and members of foreign media stand near rubble after explosion at North Korea's nuclear test site in Punggye-ri, North Korea. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un made good on his promise to demolish his country's nuclear test site, which was formally closed in a series of huge explosions Thursday as a group of foreign journalists looked on. (Korea Pool/Yonhap via AP)
N. Korea demolishes nuclear test site as journalists watchIn a series of explosions and billowing clouds of dust, North Korea has demolished tunnels at its only known nuclear test site
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North Korea Responds to Trump's Cancellation of SummitDespite President Trump canceling his planned summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un Thursday, North Korea says it is still willing to proceed with the sit-down. "We reiterate to the US that we are willing to sit face to face at any time and in any way," said a...
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Sergeant Convicted in Wild Case of Parachute SabotageVictoria Cilliers, an experienced parachuting instructor, knew as soon as she jumped during what was supposed to be a celebratory skydiving trip with her husband in 2015 that something was not right. "The lines were twisted. I was spinning," she testified in court in London, where a jury on Thursday...
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Eric Lerohl, an FBI special agent, stands by as Provo Police Chief Richard Ferguson clears his throat while speaking during a press conference concerning the investigation of the death of Elizabeth Elena Laguna Salgado Thursday, May 24, 2018, at the Utah County Sheriff's Office in Spanish Fork, Utah. Authorities said Thursday Salgado's death is being investigated as a homicide after her skeletal remains were found in Hobble Creek Canyon, several miles from where she was last seen in April 2015. (Isaac Hale/The Daily Herald via AP)
Police: Missing Mexican woman's body found in Utah canyonUtah police say they've found the body of a woman who disappeared on the way home from English class three years ago, shortly after she moved from Mexico
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Health care workers are transported at Ngobila Beach in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo. Thursday May 24, 2018. Congo's fight to rein in a deadly Ebola outbreak has authorities crossing the border to buy up available thermometers, a World Health Organization official said, as the health ministry on Thursday announced that confirmed cases had reached 30, including eight deaths. (AP Photo/John Bompengo)
Congo says confirmed Ebola cases have reached 31; 9 deathsCongo's confirmed Ebola cases reach 31, with 9 deaths, as capital's ports tighten monitoring
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Australia Fights Killer Cats With Massive Anti-Cat FenceIt’s not a Guinness world record yet, but Australia has built what is reportedly the world’s longest cat-proof fence. Conservationists are hoping the 27.3-mile fence bordering the Newhaven Wildlife Sanctuary in central Australia will help save endangered animals like the mala, a type of small wallaby, from feral cats...
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French President Emmanuel Macron, gestures while speaking during his and Russian President Vladimir Putin joint news conference following the talks at the Konstantin palace with the statue of the Peter The Great in the background just outside St. Petersburg, Russia, Thursday, May 24, 2018. Macron's talks with Putin are set to focus on the U.S. exit from the Iranian nuclear deal, as well as conflict in Syria and Ukraine. (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky)
Putin meets Macron, says North Korea summit end regrettableRussian President Vladimir Putin says North Korea had fulfilled its promises ahead of the canceled summit between President Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un
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Outgoing Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri, center, arrives to parliament to attend a session for the election of the house speaker, in Beirut, Lebanon, Wednesday, May 23, 2018. Lebanese lawmakers have overwhelmingly re-elected the longtime octogenarian parliament speaker, Nabih Berri, to the post, giving him monopoly of the office for 30 years. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)
US pressure on Hezbollah may hamper Lebanese governmentLebanon's president has formally asked caretake Prime Minister Saad Hariri to form a new Cabinet after the vast majority of legislators named him for the post
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9 Years Later, Son Finds Letter With Heartwarming RevelationA kind gesture has struck a chord on the internet. Nearly a decade ago, Jacques Ruffin was given the gift of music, but didn’t know it at the time, reports MNN . Recently Ruffin, now 21, was cleaning out a hallway closet and found a letter from James Jones, owner of...
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North Korea Wasn't Responding to US Over 'Past Many Days'"To the detriment of the world," the US-North Korea summit has been canceled—and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday told Congress the North didn't seem to be preparing for it when it was on. "Over the past many days, we have endeavored to do what Chairman Kim and...
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Map Syria shows the latest areas of control by Pro-Assad, Kurdish, Islamic State and Free Syrian Army forces.; 2c x 4 inches; 96.3 mm x 101 mm;
Report: Airstrikes on Syria pro-government positions kill 12Syria monitoring group says at least 12 pro-government, foreign fighters killed in airstrikes in country's east
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Italian Premier-designate Giuseppe Conte is approached by journalists as he leaves his home, in Rome, Thursday, May 24, 2018. Italy's President Sergio Mattarella Wednesday asked political neophyte Conte to try to form a government, giving the euroskeptic 5-Star Movement and anti-immigrant League a shot at running western Europe's first populist government. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
Europe looks for deeds, not words, from Italy's populistsEurope looks for deeds, not words, from Italy's new populists as premier-designate gets to work
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