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Blame the swamp: Sinkhole opens on White House lawn

24 minutes ago   |   RT

A sinkhole has opened up near the White House press briefing room on the north lawn, prompting a wave of derision online as social media users revelled in the unique karma of...
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BP suspends work on gas field shared with Iran

24 minutes ago   |   RT

BP has stopped work on the Rhum gas field in the North Sea, which it has a 50-percent stake in, sharing it with the National Iranian Oil Company. The company cited the...
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Nomura's Young Sun Kwon Is Cautiously Optimistic on N. Korea Summit

1 hour ago   |   Bloomberg

Nomura Managing Director and Senior Economist Ex-Japan Young Sun Kwon weighs in on President Donald Trump casting doubt on a possible summit with North Korea during his Oval...
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Asian shares fall amid worries over US-China trade, Koreas

1 hour ago   |   Miami Herald   |   2 articles

Asian indexes mostly slipped Wednesday amid continuing worries about North Korea after the perk from the easing of U.S.-China trade tensions faded. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's...
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President Trump lowers expectations

1 hour ago   |   Boston Herald

WASHINGTON - President Trump's admission that his much-anticipated June 12 bilateral meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un may not happen is evidence of a new messaging...
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Golf: Needham's Jake Shuman gears up for life as a pro on the Canada tour

1 hour ago   |   Boston Herald

With a memorable spring in which he crisscrossed North America, recent Duke graduate and Needham native Jake Shuman denied himself a chance to have a relaxing summer in the Hub...
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The 10 most important things in the world right now

The 10 most important things in the world right now

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

Here's what's happening on Wednesday. 1. US President Donald Trump said there's a "substantial chance" talks with with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un won't happen. Trump may...
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Sinkhole on White House Lawn Is Getting Bigger

Sinkhole on White House Lawn Is Getting Bigger

2 hours ago   |   Newser

A sinkhole has appeared on the White House lawn, causing headaches for groundskeepers and giving the current occupant's critics an irresistible metaphor. The Washington Post...
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North Korea reportedly ghosted US officials ahead of a scheduled pre-summit meeting in Singapore

North Korea reportedly ghosted US officials ahead of a scheduled pre-summit meeting in Singapore

2 hours ago   |   Business Insider

A North Korean delegation reportedly stood up US officials they were scheduled to meet in Singapore. North Korea's no-show raised alarms at the White House. Another planned...
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Our Gourmet: Summer's calling at the Stark House

2 hours ago   |   Union Leader

Route 114 heading north through Weare isn't exactly loaded with places to eat, but the Stark House Tavern is a good summertime stop when you are in the area.
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Parents go to court in attempt to kick 30-year-old son out of their home

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​Workers plugging energy wells as lava from Kilauea volcano​ flows nearby​

​Workers plugging energy wells as lava from Kilauea volcano​ flows nearby​

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Gunshots heard in background while Florida reporter talks with witness on air

Gunshots heard in background while Florida reporter talks with witness on air

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Lava destroys warehouse at power plant site on Hawaii's Big Island

Lava destroys warehouse at power plant site on Hawaii's Big Island

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