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Palestinians ask ICC to investigate alleged crimes by Israel

The referral seeks an investigation into Israeli policies in the West Bank, east Jerusalem and Gaza Strip since Palestine accepted the ICC's jurisdiction in 2014, Palestinian Foreign Minister Riad Malki told reporters in The Hague.

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A first for Georgia: Democrats pick black woman for governor

Georgia Democrats gave Atlanta lawyer Stacey Abrams a chance to become the first black female governor in American history on a primary night that ended well for several women seeking office.

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10 Things to Know for Today, May 23, 2018

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

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Congress moves to dismantle key post-crisis bank rules

The House voted 258-159 to approve legislation rolling back the Dodd-Frank law, notching a legislative win for President Donald Trump, who made gutting the landmark law a campaign promise.

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LGBT community cheers pope’s ‘God made you like this’ remark

Church teaching says gays should be respected, loved and not discriminated against, but considers homosexual activity "intrinsically disordered."

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Cougar Kills Mountain Biker In Washington

One man was killed and another seriously injured when they encountered a cougar Saturday

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Trump to DOJ: Investigate whether FBI infiltrated campaign

Trump's demand puts further pressure on the Justice Department, which later Sunday asked its inspector general to expand an existing investigation into the Russia probe by examining whether there was any improper politically motivated surveillance

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Foreign media arrive for North Korea nuke site closing

A small group of foreign journalists arrived in North Korea on Tuesday to cover the dismantling of the country's nuclear test site later this week, but without South Korean media initially also scheduled to participate.

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School shooting may not bring change to gun-loving Texas

Texas has more than 1.2 million licensed handgun owners who can openly carry their weapons in public. The state hosted the National Rifle Association's annual meeting two weeks ago. And until Monday, the governor's re-election website was raffling off a shotgun.

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Pastor: Mental illness drove man to ram car into his family

A man suffering from severe mental illness left a meal with his family and then drove his sport utility vehicle at high speed into the restaurant, killing his daughter and daughter-in-law and critically injuring other relatives, his pastor said Monday.

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10 Things to Know for Today, May 22, 2018

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

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Taiwan president, pressed by Beijing, pledges more security

TAIPEI, Taiwan — Taiwan’s president said Sunday her government will step up security measures to respond to military threats from China.

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Maduro favored as Venezuelans vote amid crisis

CARACAS, Venezuela — Voting centers across Venezuela’s capital city appeared largely empty during elections on Sunday despite assurances from government officials that millions had turned out to vote by mid-morning.

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Arrest records of Rosa Parks, MLK to be preserved

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Yellowing court records from the arrests of Rosa Parks, Martin Luther King Jr. and others at the dawn of the modern civil rights era are being preserved and digitized after being discovered, folded and wrapped in rubber bands, in a courthouse box.

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Hawaii lava evacuees grow weary as uncertainty continues

PAHOA, Hawaii — Ed Arends grabbed what he could in the night and fled his 5-acre property, lava oozing from a crack in his neighborhood on Hawaii’s Big Island.

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‘Hope and healing’: Texas town worships after school attack

Congregations in this deeply religious community near Houston gathered Sunday for their first worship services since a teenager with a shotgun blasted his way into a high school art classroom and killed 10 people – eight students and two substitute teachers.

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Police search for motive in Texas school shooting

The mother of one of the 10 people killed at a Texas high school said her daughter recently rejected the romantic advances of the 17-year-old charged in the shootings, a possible motive for the violent tragedy.

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Rural Hawaii communities face various volcano threats

In the weeks since Hawaii's Kilauea volcano began erupting, dozens of homes have burned from oozing lava, people have fled their homes and plumes of steam from the summit have shot skyward, prompting officials to distribute face masks to protect against ash particles.

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Trump welcomes wife home in tweet that misspells her name

Melania Trump returned to the White House in "high spirits" on Saturday following a weeklong hospitalization for kidney treatment, a lengthy stay that raised questions about whether the first lady's condition may have been more complicated than first revealed.

Police: 2 arrests in fatal shooting after Georgia graduation

Police announced the arrests of two people Saturday in a fatal shooting outside a high school graduation ceremony in Georgia.

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Prince Harry, Meghan Markle wed in Windsor as millions watch

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle gazed into each other's eyes and pledged their lifelong love Saturday as they married in front of hundreds of royals, celebrities and friends at St. George's Chapel and millions of TV viewers around the world.

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Texas school shooting kills 10, deadliest since Parkland

A 17-year-old armed with a shotgun and a pistol opened fire at a Houston-area high school Friday, killing 10 people, most of them students, authorities said. It was the nation's deadliest such attack since the massacre in Florida that gave rise to a campaign by teens for gun control.

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Airliner with 110 aboard crashes in Cuba, 3 said to survive

A 39-year-old airliner with 110 people aboard crashed and burned in a cassava field just after taking off from the Havana airport Friday, leaving three survivors in Cuba's worst aviation disaster in three decades, officials said.

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Police: Fitness buff tried ambush attack at Trump resort

A fitness buff carrying an American flag and shouting about President Donald Trump stormed the hotel lobby of Trump's Miami-area golf resort early Friday and opened fire at a chandelier. He then waited for police to arrive, and exchanged gunfire with officers who shot him in the legs and arrested him.

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Windsor gears up for royal wedding, embraces Harry, Meghan

Meghan Markle will have an heir to the British throne walk her down the aisle — and have her mother and friends on hand for support — when she marries Prince Harry at Windsor Castle.

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