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'Octogenarian Bingo Killer' Arrested in SpainThe Spanish press is calling him "El asesino octogenario del bingo"—the Octogenarian Bingo Killer. Police say an 84-year-old man has been arrested after a yearlong investigation into the murder of an 83-year-old woman in Fuenlabrada, near Madrid, the Guardian reports. The victim was stabbed to death in her home...
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Trudeau Pauses for 21 Seconds When Asked About USCanadian leader Justin Trudeau was apparently choosing his words carefully Tuesday when asked about the unrest in the US —it took him more than 20 seconds to respond to a reporter's question. You can see for yourself in this Yahoo Finance video . Here is how the question was posed, and...
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FILE - In this May 19, 2020, file photo, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks during his daily news conference on the COVID-19 pandemic outside his residence at Rideau Cottage in Ottawa, Ontario. Trudeau said Tuesday, June 2, that Canadians are watching what’s unfolding in the United States with “horror and consternation” and he paused for 21 seconds when asked about U.S. (Justin Tang/The Canadian Press via AP, File)
Trump questions render Trudeau speechless for 21 secondsCanadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canadians are watching what’s unfolding in the United States with “horror and consternation” and he paused for 21 seconds when asked about U.S. President Donald Trump and the use of tear gas against protesters to clear the way for a photo opportunity
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An Afghan policeman stands guard at the site of a bombing in a mosque in Kabul, Afghanistan, Tuesday, June 2, 2020. Tariq Arian, spokesman for the Afghan interior ministry says the the attack has taken place inside the compound of Wazir Akber Khan Mosque on the Tuesday evening. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)
Afghan official: Kabul mosque bombed, 2 dead, 2 woundedAn Afghan official says a bomb has exploded inside a mosque in the capital Kabul, killing two people, including the mosque's prayer leader, and wounding two others
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In this May 21, 2020, photo, grave diggers bury a body at Radwan Cemetery in Aden, Yemen. At the cemetery in Yemen’s largest southern city, dozens of fresh graves are a testament to a spike in deaths amid the coronavirus pandemic. The cemetery workers who bury them don’t know what killed the newly deceased. But there’s no denying that there's been an increasing number of people getting sick in the port city of Aden — likely from the coronavirus. (AP Photo)
UN appeal for urgent Yemen aid falls $1B short amid virusA United Nations appeal for countries to fund emergency aid in Yemen, where more than five years of war have collapsed the country’s health care system, raised $1.35 billion
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Hong Kong's Leader Accuses US of 'Double Standard'Hong Kong's leader has defended China's new national security law blocking secession, subversion, terrorism, and foreign interference in the city while accusing the US of a double standard. "For some countries that have had a high-profile response and claimed they will take action, I can only describe them as upholding...
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Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, attends a meeting with Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin via teleconference at the Novo-Ogaryovo residence outside Moscow, Russia, Tuesday, June 2, 2020. Putin instructed his government to take quick steps to repair economic damage from the coronavirus pandemic. (Alexei Nikolsky, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)
Putin signs Russia's nuclear deterrent policyPresident Vladimir Putin has endorsed Russia’s nuclear deterrent policy which allows him to use atomic weapons in response to a conventional strike targeting the nation’s critical government and military infrastructure
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In this Friday, Nov. 8, 2019 file photo, US ambassador in Germany Richard Grenell waits for the arriving of United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo at the defence ministry in Berlin, Germany. The U.S. ambassador to Germany has resigned from his post and the State Department after two years in the job. (Kay Nietfeld/dpa via AP, file)
US ambassador to Germany resigns from post, deputy stands inThe U.S. ambassador to Germany has resigned from his post and the State Department after two years in the job
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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks during a press briefing at the State Department on Wednesday, May 20, 2020, in Washington. (Nicholas Kamm/Pool Photo via AP)
Pompeo hits China over Tiananmen as US faces civil unrestSecretary of State Mike Pompeo is marking this week’s anniversary of China’s deadly 1989 crackdown on pro-democracy protesters in Tiananmen Square — a day after federal forces used tear gas to clear peaceful protesters from a park in front of the White House
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In this photo taken Monday, June 1, 2020, residents burn fires late at night on a street to protest the death of James Mureithi, a homeless man who protesters alleged was shot dead by police during the nightly dusk-to-dawn curfew established to curb the spread of the coronavirus, in the Mathare slum, or informal settlement, of Nairobi, Kenya. Hundreds of people in Mathare left their homes and burnt tires on the streets in the latest outrage over alleged police brutality, with a rights activist claiming that 19 Kenyans from low-income neighborhood have died from police actions in enforcing the curfew. (AP Photo/Brian Inganga)
Kenyans protest as police accused of killing homeless manResidents of a slum in Kenya’s capital have protested the death of a homeless man who they say was killed by police for violating a dusk-to-dawn curfew for the coronavirus
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Matt Hancock Britain's Secretary of State for Health is driven through the entrance to Parliament in London, Tuesday, June 2, 2020. The British government has decided to scrap a remote-voting system used during the coronavirus pandemic, and has summoned lawmakers back to parliament on Tuesday, but many aren't happy with the arrangements. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
UK study finds minorities at higher risk of COVID-19 deathA British study says people from ethnic minorities have died in larger relative numbers with COVID-19 than their white compatriots
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ADDS DATE - FILE - This Sept. 27, 2012 file picture shows an exterior view of Adolf Hitler's birth house, front, in Braunau am Inn, Austria. The birth house of Adolf Hitler will become a police station Austrian interior minister Karl Nehammer said, as he presents the redesign of the building at a news conference in Vienna Tuesday, June 2, 2020. (AP Photo/Kerstin Joensson,file)
Austria to redesign Hitler's birthplace as police stationAustrian authorities have presented plans for the redesigning of the house where Adolf Hitler was born in 1889
The Associated Press12 hours ago
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