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The list reads like a who's who of United States pop culture, with people like Rihanna , Taylor Swift , Kim Kardashian and Oprah collectively losing millions of followers. Nowhere has this been more true than with Twitter's own account on the platform, which lost 7.7 million followers. The number of Trump's followers has "more than doubled since taking office", the study authors said.
  • Treacherous Thai cave rescue bid enters day two

    Treacherous Thai cave rescue bid enters day two

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    The first two members of a Thai schoolboy football team have been rescued from the flooded cave where they had been trapped for more than two weeks, a local rescue official said on Sunday. It is expected that the operation will continue in the next 12 hours. It was not clear who was inside the ambulance or the helicopter. Sunday's mission involved 13 foreign divers and five Thai navy SEALs.
  • Japan's worst floods and mudslides claim 88 lives

    Japan's worst floods and mudslides claim 88 lives

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    The death toll from torrential rains in western Japan reached 88 late Sunday, with over 50 others still missing after massive flooding and landslides destroyed homes and displaced tens of thousands. Although a weather front had settled between western and eastern Japan, there was a risk heavy rains would continue as warm air flowed towards the front, it added, with already-saturated areas facing more rain on Sunday.
  • Japan cult leader who carried out Tokyo sarin attack is executed

    Japan cult leader who carried out Tokyo sarin attack is executed

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    The top Japanese government spokesman confirmed Asahara's execution but wouldn't comment on the others. The cult's most notorious crime was the release of sarin gas on Tokyo subways in 1995. He was sentenced to death after a lengthy prosecution during which he regularly delivered rambling and incoherent monologues in English and Japanese.
  • In blow to May, UK’s top Brexit official quits government

    In blow to May, UK’s top Brexit official quits government

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    It was reported that the former prime minister David Cameron had been drafted in before the meeting to urge him not to resign. The staunchly pro-Brexit Conservative MP Andrea Jenkyns tweeted: "Fantastic news". On Monday, May is due to brief lawmakers on the plan agreed by the Cabinet during its 12-hour meeting. Jacob Rees-Mogg, the chairman of the European Research Group of Brexiteer backbenchers, was openly touted as the only candidate who could deliver Brexit by one MP, Andrew Bridgen.
  • No breakthrough in nuclear talks as Iran demands more after US exit

    No breakthrough in nuclear talks as Iran demands more after US exit

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    President Donald Trump announced he was abandoning the nuclear deal and moving to reimpose sanctions on Iran. Washington has since told countries they must stop buying Iranian oil from November 4 or face financial measures. withdrawal. Iran's Revolutionary Guards said this week that the country would prevent any oil from being exported through the Strait of Hormuz, a shipping lane between Iran and Oman.
  • Trump treats Kim to a Rocket Man CD amid nuclear talks

    Trump treats Kim to a Rocket Man CD amid nuclear talks

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    According to a diplomatic source who spoke with Chosunilbo, the " Rocket Man " CD stems from a conversation Trump and Kim had during their denuclearization summit last month. Pompeo, who arrived in the North Korean capital on Friday, has the crucial task of dispelling growing skepticism over how seriously Kim is about giving up his nuclear arsenal and translating the upbeat rhetoric following the summit into concrete action.
  • Trump defends Jim Jordan amid allegations of sex abuse on wrestling team

    Trump defends Jim Jordan amid allegations of sex abuse on wrestling team

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    The president praised Jordan ― a Trump ally and co-founder of the powerful, conservative House Freedom Caucus ― calling him "an outstanding man". He's taken leading roles in fighting the Affordable Care Act and in pushing back against the government's Russian Federation investigation, most recently interrogating Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein in committee.
  • Gov. Kasich orders flags flown at half-staff today

    Gov. Kasich orders flags flown at half-staff today

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    The defamation case was dismissed. "Detectives continue to investigate". Acting Police Chief William Krampf of Anne Arundel County says it was a targeted attack in which the gunman "looked for his victims". "The FAKE NEWS media.is not my enemy, it is the enemy of the American People!" The proclamation orders flags at the White House and other federal buildings and ships to be lowered until sunset Tuesday.
  • Malaysia's ex-PM Najib Razak arrested

    Malaysia's ex-PM Najib Razak arrested

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    Mr Najib will be charged Wednesday, a task force set up to investigate corruption involving Malaysian state fund 1MDB said in a statement. Civil lawsuits filed by the US Department of Justice allege that almost US$4.5 billion ($6.7 billion) was misappropriated from 1MDB.
  • Ash Falls in the Bay Area as Wildfires Scorch Northern California

    Ash Falls in the Bay Area as Wildfires Scorch Northern California

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    It was five percent contained as of Sunday night. Due to the erratic wind behaviour, it's heading wherever it wants to head at the moment. Also, on Tuesday firefighters will begin pulling equipment, pumps and hoses from the U-shaped southern perimeter of the fire for reassignment, Eriksen said .
  • Bolton: US, Russia 'Have To Agree To Disagree On Ukraine'

    Bolton: US, Russia 'Have To Agree To Disagree On Ukraine'

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    US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump board Air Force One as they depart for Joint Base Andrews, Maryland, from Morristown, New Jersey, July 1, 2018. Special Counsel Robert Mueller is investigating whether Trump's campaign worked with Moscow. I've said it from day one, getting along with Russian Federation and with China and with everybody is a very good thing.
  • New details emerge about Americans killed and injured in Bahamas boat explosion

    New details emerge about Americans killed and injured in Bahamas boat explosion

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    After Saturday's incident she remained in critical condition in an induced coma in Nassau, reports US-based ABC News . Video posted online shows the boat engulfed by flamed and smoke after the blast. Stacey Bender has broken bones and Brooke Schaffer and Paul Bender have cuts and bruises. Still, passengers in red life jackets waded through a translucent turquoise sea to rescue survivors from the burning boat.
  • Israeli army deploys reinforcements along Syrian border as fighting intensifies

    Israeli army deploys reinforcements along Syrian border as fighting intensifies

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    Jordan on Sunday mediated a new round of talks between rebels and Assad's main ally Russian Federation, seeking a wider truce in the area to avert more bloodshed and another wave of displaced people near its border. The campaign has shattered a "de-escalation" deal negotiated by the United States, Russia and Jordan that had mostly contained fighting in the southwest since a year ago.
  • Defective security helped French convict flee prison by helicopter

    Defective security helped French convict flee prison by helicopter

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    There were no reports of injuries in the latest jailbreak, and Faid is believed to be the only prisoner who escaped. In 2013, he used explosives hidden in tissue packs to escape another facility. The helicopter, the pilot of which was later released, was found burnt out north of Paris, as was a getaway auto. Faid was talking with his brother at that time.
  • German coalition teeters as minister offers to resign over migrants

    German coalition teeters as minister offers to resign over migrants

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    Interior Minister Horst Seehofer , who heads the Bavarian-only CSU, wants Germany to turn away some asylum-seekers at the country's borders, but the chancellor has insisted on Europe-wide solutions. The chancellor had fought hard to reach a deal in Brussels. "In the interest of the country and the ability by the coalition to act, we want to try to find a way to unify on this central question: border control and refusal, only on this question", Seehofer said early Monday.