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ADP, however, called on Lagosians to remain calm at this trying time and pray for the quick recovery of those who sustained various degrees of injury, just as it prayed for the repose of the departed souls. Hon. The RRS reporting on the development on its Twitter handle said: "Reckless Danfo driver speeding on one way had a head -on collision with Toyota Hiace bus entering Lagos opposite scene of Thursday's tanker fire".
  • Flake: You Can Only Win in GOP by Supporting Trump

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    Trump said in the Cabinet Room during an hourlong meeting that reporters were allowed to document. It was unclear if Trump was advocating an expansion of the provision that allows expedited removals of illegal immigrants at or near the USA border, a policy his administration has embraced since he took office.
  • New Zealand prime minister gives birth to baby girl

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    Ardern, age 37, is just the second elected world leader to give birth while in office, and the first in almost three decades to do so. Ardern posted a photograph of herself, her partner Clarke Gayford and her daughter on Instagram on Thursday, welcoming her new child: "Welcome to our village wee one".
  • Trump gives in to pressure, orders end to family separation policy

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    U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday (June 19) that the current immigration crisis surrounding the separation of undocumented family members at the southern U.S. Instinctively combative and fond of chaos, Trump usually digs in on controversial policies, rather than backing down. Macias spoke to us from in El Paso, Texas, not far from the border and ten minutes away from a detention center.
  • Japan to halt missile attack drills after Trump-Kim summit

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    But only Wednesday, Mattis said he was " not aware " of any indications that North Korea had taken concrete steps to dismantle any more of its infrastructure for the launching of ballistic missiles or any additional steps to fully denuclearize following the June 12 summit in Singapore between Trump and Kim .
  • Canada Senate approves recreational use of marijuana

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    Cannabis legalisation for medical and recreational uses is increasing across the country, albeit at a state level. Canada has become the first country falling under the list of G7 nations to legalise cannabis. Meantime, Health Minister Ginette Petitpas Taylor, who was also on hand for today's news conference, stopped short of announcing the date when the new law would go into effect.
  • Disney boosts Fox bid to $71.3 bn to counter Comcast

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    If they go through with this offer, Disney would still have to take on 21st Century Fox's debt which would bring the total transaction to $85.1 billion. As part of the deal, Disney will acquires 20th Century Fox , Fox's film studio, as well as a cable group that includes FX Networks, National Geographic and several worldwide channels and regional sports networks.
  • United States to Withdraw from UN Human Rights Council Today

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    Haley said a year ago that Washington was reviewing its membership and called for reform and elimination of a "chronic anti-Israel bias". The U.S.is expected to announce its withdrawal from the United Nations Human Rights Council on Tuesday and deliver on a long-running threat to leave the organization unless it adopted major reforms.
  • At least 17 dead in Caracas club stampede

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    He also said seven people have been arrested, including the owner of the club and the person who is believed to have launched the explosive device. Numerous victims are said to have suffocated. The club is officially called "El Paraiso" but is more widely known as "Los Cotorros" or "The Chatterboxes". There were nearly 27,000 violent deaths a year ago, making Venezuela proportionally the world's second most murderous nation after El Salvador, according to a local crime monitoring group.
  • North Korea expected to begin transferring remains of United States troops soon

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    Merely meeting the leader of North Korea resulted in a victory for Kim: "A summit is not an accomplishment for the American president". In addition to discussing last week's summit, Kim is expected to ask China for help in easing economic sanctions, in return for his pledge to denuclearise, according to Wang Dong, an worldwide relations expert at Peking University.
  • Homeland Security chief denies policy separates families at border

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    Nielsen said DHS and other law enforcement authorities are being asked "to look the other way when dealing with families at the border and not enforce the law passed by Congress". But the DHS does separate children from families at the border, and they just put out a press release about it on June 15, explaining its new "zero tolerance" policy for border crossers .
  • 3 dead after natural disaster hits Osaka in western Japan

    3 dead after natural disaster hits Osaka in western Japan

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    Two men in their 80s also died, news reports said. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe told reporters that the government has placed its "top priority on saving people's lives". Television images showed passengers getting off trains onto the tracks between stations. Quake in Japan: Trains and subways in Japan's Osaka were halted after an natural disaster.
  • 3 dead after natural disaster hits Osaka in western Japan

    3 dead after natural disaster hits Osaka in western Japan

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    Two men in their 80s also died, news reports said. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe told reporters that the government has placed its "top priority on saving people's lives". Television images showed passengers getting off trains onto the tracks between stations. Quake in Japan: Trains and subways in Japan's Osaka were halted after an natural disaster.
  • Republican Trump critic ousted in closely-watched primary

    Republican Trump critic ousted in closely-watched primary

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    McMaster collected 42.31 percent of the vote, compared with 27.84 percent for John Warren, 21.39 percent for Catherine Templeton, 6.73 percent for Lt. Responding to the primary threat, Sanford has aired television ads highlighting his support for Trump's policies. Sanford has still never lost a race.