June 23rd, 2018

World News

Abandoned baby moose, ‘begging for attention,’ befriends dog

By The Associated Press on June 12th, 2018

WALLAGRASS, Maine – A dog and a young moose have forged an unlikely friendship in Maine. WMTW-TV reports Wallagrass resident Shannon Lugdon and her dog, Leo, spotted the week-old moose alone on Sunday. Wardens told Lugdon to not make contact with the young moose because its mother was probably close by eating. Lugdon says the ... Read More »

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Oakland again celebrates NBA champion Warriors

By The Associated Press on June 12th, 2018

OAKLAND, Calif. – For the second straight year, throngs of fans celebrated the Golden State Warriors with a parade for a team some are calling a basketball dynasty. Throngs of fans in gold and blue T-shirts and holding signs that read “Dynasty” and “Back to Back Champions” have taken their places behind barriers set up ... Read More »

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George H.W. Bush becomes 1st US president to turn 94

By The Associated Press on June 12th, 2018

KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine – George H.W. Bush is celebrating his birthday in Maine as the first former U.S. president to turn 94. Bush is relaxing in Kennebunkport on Tuesday, eight days after being released from a hospital where he was treated for low blood pressure. Chief of Staff Jean Becker said several of his children are ... Read More »

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Police operation in Paris as man holds 2 hostages

By Elaine Ganley, The Associated Press on June 12th, 2018

PARIS – Police in riot gear on Tuesday surrounded the entrance of a building in central Paris where a man was holding at least two people hostage, French authorities said. There was no indication of a terrorist motive, police said. More than a dozen heavily-armed police officers, firefighters and rescue workers were stationed outside the ... Read More »

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Border Patrol: Agent wounded in shooting in southern Arizona

By The Associated Press on June 12th, 2018

TUCSON, Ariz. – The U.S. Border Patrol says one of its agents has been wounded in a shooting in southern Arizona near the U.S.-Mexico border. A Border Patrol statement says the agent was taken to a hospital Tuesday morning for treatment but provided no information on the agent’s injuries or the circumstances of the shooting. ... Read More »

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Man literally falls into police’s hands after eluding them

By The Associated Press on June 12th, 2018

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – An Ohio man who ran from a traffic stop and then found himself clinging by his hands to a window ledge has been literally caught by police waiting below. The (Youngstown) Vindicator reports Youngstown police say 21-year-old Dai’ryon Mitchell jumped out of a car and fled on foot Sunday afternoon when officers ... Read More »

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Trump, Kim claim big summit success, but details are scant

By Zeke Miller, Catherine Lucey, Josh Lederman And Foster Klug, The Associated Press on June 12th, 2018

SINGAPORE – Claiming success at their whirlwind summit, President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un left Singapore Tuesday, praising their face-to-face progress toward ridding the Korean Peninsula of nuclear weapons. Yet Trump faced pointed questions at home about whether he got little and gave away much – including an agreement to halt ... Read More »

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Trump-Kim talks inspire glee, cautious optimism, skepticism

By The Associated Press on June 12th, 2018

BERLIN – While South Koreans cheered with hope and China saw an opening to discuss lifting sanctions on North Korea, some countries in Europe and the Mideast cautioned Tuesday that it was premature to judge U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s summit a success. Many have applauded the recent months ... Read More »

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US politicians not yet toasting Trump-Kim summit

By Laurie Kellman, The Associated Press on June 12th, 2018

WASHINGTON – Republican and Democratic leaders aren’t quite celebrating President Donald Trump’s historic meeting Tuesday with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un, saying the initial agreement they struck won’t mean much until the North completely denuclearizes. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell called the meeting a “major first step,” in U.S.-North Korea relations, but not a decisive ... Read More »

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Police operation over hostage situation in Paris

By The Associated Press on June 12th, 2018

PARIS – Police say a man is holding two people hostage in an office in central Paris. A police operation is underway. There is no indication of terrorist motives. Police said Tuesday they could not confirm whether the man was armed. They declined to provide more details. Videos and images from the scene posted on ... Read More »

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