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With an astounding voter turnout of 74%, moderate Hassan Rouhani beat hard-liner Ibrahim Raisi by nearly 8 million votes. "The Iranian nation has chosen the path of interaction with the world."
Of the 3,800 residents of El Cenizo, about 20 percent are undocumented. The town made national headlines this month when its mayor filed a lawsuit against the state to block a new law that bans so-called “sanctuary cities.”
Police say an Aeromexico plane taxiing toward a gate at Los Angeles International Airport was crossing a service road when it struck a supply truck, causing the vehicle to overturn and resulting in eight injuries. Airport police Officer Rob Pedregon says the right wing of the Boeing 737 "acted like a hook," lifting the rear top of the high-profile truck and causing it to tip over. The city Fire Department says two people in the truck were seriously injured and six others had minor injuries.
Police rescued the Russian, identified as Aleksei Makeev, after the crowd stormed his apartment on Friday night, said Guillermo Brahms, secretary general of Benito Juarez municipality, which encompasses Cancun. The Russian embassy had no immediate comment.
Conspiracy theories surrounding Democratic National Committee (DNC) staffer Seth Rich's death July last year re-emerged over the weekend after hacker Kim Dotcom said the former was Wikileaks source. In his tweets, Dotcom offered to give Congress "written testimony with evidence that Seth Rich was Wikileaks source" — if Congress agrees to include the Seth Rich case in their Russia probe. Rich, who worked as a voter expansion data director at the DNC, was shot twice in the back while walking home in Bloomingdale neighborhood of Northwest Washington, D.C., last year.
Turkey is mad at the United States for stopping its security forces from beating up protesters in Washington D.C. The diplomatic spat started last week, during Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s visit to Washington. Washington police eventually intervened, but not before nearly a dozen protesters were injured, some suffering concussions and lost teeth.
A 9-year-old boy and his 6-year-old sister reportedly told police that their babysitter, Mary Frances Harmon, 30, told them she was going to leave them unattended to meet someone. In court, however, Harmon said the children took the car keys while she was in the shower and she didn’t notice until she got out, according to CBS. Police reportedly found hydrocodone pills in the wrecked car and Harmon claimed that the children put them there.
In a sit-down interview with NBC's Gabe Gutierrez, the governor defended SB4, a bill that would allow law enforcement officials to ask about a detainee’s immigration status.
House Oversight Committee Chair Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, and ranking member Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Maryland, discuss the latest in the Russia investigation following the announcement of a new special counsel.
In the speech, Trump tried to strike a message of unity to the Muslim world — a stark contrast to his previous comments on Islam. As a candidate, Trump frequently criticized the religion.
Hong Kong's flagship airline Cathay Pacific said Monday it would cut 600 staff including a quarter of its management, as part of its biggest shakeup in two decades to repair its bottom line. In March the company posted its first annual net loss in eight years, citing intense competition as lower cost airlines, particularly from mainland China, eat into its market share. It pledged at the time to slash costs by 30 percent after its $74 million net loss in 2016 reversed a $773 million profit in the previous year.
Two photographers have crisscrossed North America to escape the light pollution of occupied areas and capture the original beauty of the night sky. Gavin Heffernan and Harun Mehmedinović traveled more than 150,000 miles to a staggering 500 locations across North America in order to capture these images, which feature millions of stars, far-off galaxies and areas of extreme darkness that offer an almost primeval contrast to glowing cities. Heffernan, 37, said the aim of the series, called Skyglow, was to show off the incredible vastness of the night sky, in the hope of inspiring people to care about dark skies.
China's health minister has all but slammed the door on any more participation for Taiwan at the World Health Organization's annual assembly until the island's government accepts the "One China" principle. Health Minister Li Bin blamed the party of Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen, saying its refusal to accept the idea of a single China has torpedoed its ambitions to attend — leading to the first lockout of Taiwan as an observer state since 2008. Li said that in the past, China had "agreed to let the Taiwan region attend" under a "special arrangement" based on acceptance of the principle.
Two people were reportedly killed in Afghanistan and another abducted from a Kabul guesthouse late Saturday, the BBC reported citing a spokesman for the interior ministry. Among the two people dead, are a German woman and an Afghan guard. This comes after an Australian aid worker was kidnapped in the capital of Afghanistan, last November.
U.S. President Donald Trump raised the firing of his FBI director in a meeting with Russia's foreign minister to explain why he had been unable to find areas of cooperation with Moscow, the White House national security adviser said on Sunday. "The gist of the conversation was that the president feels as if he is hamstrung in his ability to work with Russia to find areas of cooperation because this has been obviously so much in the news," H.R. McMaster said in an interview on ABC's "This Week with George Stephanopoulos." Reports that Trump boasted to Russian officials of firing former FBI director James Comey to relieve "great pressure" from a law-enforcement probe into Russian meddling in the 2016 election engulfed his administration in turmoil just as Trump left for his first foreign trip as president on Friday.
The “totally unprovoked” murder of a young black soldier was committed by a white man who was a member of a “despicable” Facebook group, police have said. Richard W Collins III, a newly commissioned Army officer, was allegedly stabbed to death by Sean Christopher Urbanski. Mr Collins, 23, was black and a student at Bowie State University in Maryland, due to graduate tomorrow.
After nearly 150 years, the show will not go on for the iconic Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus, which is performing its final act on Sunday.
This article originally appeared on the Motley Fool. More and more often, American defense contractors are finding some of their biggest defense markets lie halfway around the world, in the Middle East. The UAE, you see -- already a big fan of the Patriot air defense system manufactured by Raytheon (NYSE:RTN) and Lockheed Martin (NYSE:LMT) -- is making a $2 billion investment to upgrade its arsenal.
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Iran's President Hassan Rouhani was still celebrating his resounding re-election victory on Saturday when he came under pressure from the country's long-standing foe the United States. Rouhani, a 68-year-old moderate cleric who spearheaded a 2015 nuclear deal with world powers, said Iranians had chosen the "path of engagement" and rejected extremism after he took 57 percent of the vote against 38 percent for hardline cleric Ebrahim Raisi. "The Iranian people want to live in peace and friendship with the rest of the world, but will not accept any threat or humiliation," Rouhani said on state television.
A mother of two children who sought sanctuary at a Quaker meeting house in Denver to avoid U.S. immigration authorities has been granted a temporary stay from deportation. Ingrid Encalada Latorre, a 33-year-old native of Peru, and her attorney announced Saturday that U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials agreed not to pursue deportation through Aug. 7. Through a translator, Latorre said she looked forward to going home with her children, 8 and 17 months, who were both born in the U.S.
A leading figure in the "alt-right" movement had his gym membership revoked after a Georgetown University professor confronted him during a workout and called him a neo-Nazi. Professor C. Christine Fair told The Associated Press on Monday that the Old Town Sport&Health club in Alexandria, Virginia, informed her that it terminated the membership of white nationalist Richard Spencer following last Wednesday's confrontation in the gym. Fair said she believes the gym made a "business decision" in pulling Spencer's membership.
By Deisy Buitrago and Anggy Polanco CARACAS/SAN CRISTOBAL, Venezuela (Reuters) - Hundreds of thousands of Venezuelans took to the streets on Saturday to mark 50 days of protests against the unpopular government of President Nicolas Maduro, with unrest gaining momentum despite a rising death toll and chaotic scenes of nighttime looting. At least 46 people have been killed in the worst turmoil faced by Maduro since he won the presidency in 2013. Venezuelans from civilians to police have been killed, sometimes during increasingly frequent spates of looting or street melees.
Theunis Botha, a trophy hunter, died Friday in Zimbabwe.
Sean Christopher Urbanski, a 22-year-old student at the University of Maryland is being investigated by the FBI, following the fatal stabbing and killing of Richard Collins III, 23, a Bowie State student who was visiting the UMD campus Saturday. Urbanski has been charged with first-degree murder, second-degree murder and first-degree assault, University of Maryland Police Department (UMPD) said in a press release Sunday. According to police records, Collins was attacked by Urbanski with a knife at 3.05 a.m. EDT on Regents Drive near Montgomery Hall.