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Xi Jinping Arrives in North Korea, With Many Eyes on Trump

Xi Jinping Arrives in North Korea, With Many Eyes on Trump

SUMMARY: Such expectations grew on Wednesday when a rare article by Mr. Xi appeared in the North Korean ruling party’s official newspaper, Rodong Sinmun.

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David Ortiz: Boston Red Sox legend 'not target of shooting'

David Ortiz: Boston Red Sox legend 'not target of shooting'

SUMMARY: Image copyright Reuters Image caption David Ortiz is a sporting hero in Boston for his role in winning three World Series baseball titlesThe shooting of former baseball star David Ortiz in the Dominican Republic earlier this month was a case of mistaken identity, officials say.

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Iran: IRGC shoots down U.S. spy drone

Iran: IRGC shoots down U.S. spy drone

SUMMARY: Iran's Revolution Guards Corps said it shot down a U.S. RQ-4 Global Hawk surveillance drone in its airspace.

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New York lawmakers pass aggressive law to fight climate change

New York lawmakers pass aggressive law to fight climate change

SUMMARY: NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York state lawmakers passed early Thursday one of the nation’s most ambitious plans to slow climate change by reducing greenhouse gas emissions to zero by 2050.

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On This Day, June 20: Germany votes to move capital to Berlin

On This Day, June 20: Germany votes to move capital to Berlin

SUMMARY: In 1963, the United States and Soviet Union agreed to establish a hot line communications link between Washington and Moscow.

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Popcorn will be scarce this year as Midwest rains prevent planting

Popcorn will be scarce this year as Midwest rains prevent planting

SUMMARY: "So, if they're behind in planting corn, they are behind in planting popcorn."

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China's Xi Jinping arrives in Pyongyang for summit with Kim Jong Un

China's Xi Jinping arrives in Pyongyang for summit with Kim Jong Un

SUMMARY: This image released by the North Korean Official News Service (KCNA) shows North Korean leader Kim Jong Un visiting Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing last year to discuss the denuclearization of the Korean peninsula.

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Trump Shoots Down Sean Hannity’s Favorite Conspiracy Theory About Nancy Pelosi, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Trump Shoots Down Sean Hannity’s Favorite Conspiracy Theory About Nancy Pelosi, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

SUMMARY: “I think Nancy Pelosi probably has control of it.

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2 dead, 2 injured in fiery accident on Wisconsin highway

2 dead, 2 injured in fiery accident on Wisconsin highway

SUMMARY: June 20 (UPI) -- At least two people were dead and two others were in serious condition following a fiery accident involving multiple vehicles on a Wisconsin highway, authorities said.

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Police: Sacramento officer fatally shot

Police: Sacramento officer fatally shot

SUMMARY: June 20 (UPI) -- A female Sacramento police officer died Thursday after a gunman opened fire on officers responding to a domestic disturbance call, officials said.

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Chinese President Xi Jinping Arrives In North Korea For Talks With Kim Jong Un

Chinese President Xi Jinping Arrives In North Korea For Talks With Kim Jong Un

SUMMARY: He is the first Chinese president to visit North Korea in 14 years.

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Iran Says Revolutionary Guard Shot Down U.S. 'Spy' Drone In Southern Province

Iran Says Revolutionary Guard Shot Down U.S. 'Spy' Drone In Southern Province

SUMMARY: State news agency IRNA carried the same report, identifying the drone as an “RQ-4 Global Hawk’.

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With More Storms and Rising Seas, Which U.S. Cities Should Be Saved First?

With More Storms and Rising Seas, Which U.S. Cities Should Be Saved First?

SUMMARY: There is also a growing realization that some communities, even sizable ones, will be left behind.

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Can Europe Wean Itself From Fossil Fuels? Its Leaders Are About to Decide

Can Europe Wean Itself From Fossil Fuels? Its Leaders Are About to Decide

SUMMARY: Britain became the first among the 20 largest industrial economies to announce its net-zero emissions target this week; Sweden has a similar target.

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Coalition Forms To Challenge Pharmaceutical Companies On High Insulin Prices

Coalition Forms To Challenge Pharmaceutical Companies On High Insulin Prices

SUMMARY: The new campaign, Affordable Insulin NOW, is a seven-figure effort to highlight the skyrocketing price of insulin with digital ads and grassroots rallies and protests.

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David Ortiz was not intended victim of shooting: Dominican prosecutor

David Ortiz was not intended victim of shooting: Dominican prosecutor

SUMMARY: Ortiz, a national hero in the Dominican Republic, has been recovering in a Boston hospital since the attack took place.

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Kenyan court finds 3 men guilty of 2015 Garissa University attack

Kenyan court finds 3 men guilty of 2015 Garissa University attack

SUMMARY: Photo by Daniel Irungu/EPA-EFEJune 19 (UPI) -- A Kenyan court found three men guilty Wednesday of aiding gunmen in killing 148 people, mostly students, during the 2015 attack on Garissa University College.

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Capt. 'Sully' Sullenberger Testifies That Boeing 737 Max Was "Fatally Flawed"

Capt. 'Sully' Sullenberger Testifies That Boeing 737 Max Was "Fatally Flawed"

SUMMARY: Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger told a congressional subcommittee Wednesday that an automated flight control system on the 737 MAX "was fatally flawed and should never have been approved."

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Digging Into America’s Dark Past, House Panel Makes History by Exploring Reparations

Digging Into America’s Dark Past, House Panel Makes History by Exploring Reparations

SUMMARY: “We don’t want that 40 acres.

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Iran claims to have shot down USA drone in Iranian airspace

Iran claims to have shot down USA drone in Iranian airspace

SUMMARY: Iran claims to have shot down USA drone in Iranian airspaceIran claims to have shot down USA drone in Iranian airspaceThe US military has denied it had a drone over Iran (file pic)Iran's state-run IRNA news agency has said the country's Revolutionary Guard has shot down an American drone, a claim denied by te US military.

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