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Trump speaks to advisers about firing Sessions, sources say

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump has spoken with advisers about firing Attorney General Jeff Sessions, as he continues to rage against Sessions’ decision to recuse himself from all matters related to the Russia investigation.
The president’s anger again bubbled into public view Monday as he referred to Sessions in a tweet as “beleaguered.
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Trump speaks to advisers about firing Attorney General Jeff Sessions: source

WASHINGTON -- U.S. President Donald Trump has spoken with advisers about firing Attorney General Jeff Sessions, as he continues to rage against Sessions' decision to recuse himself from all matters related to the Russia investigation.
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WATCH: Helicopter lifts stranded hikers in Arizona flash flood [Video]

As Steve West dangled from a rope hooked to a hovering helicopter, he wrapped his arms tightly around the 4-year-old boy he had just plucked from raging floodwaters below.
West, a Pima County sheriff’s deputy among those sent to rescue hikers stranded in a canyon, was scared the child would fall through the harness that seemed loose around his small frame.
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Box Office Top 20: 'Dunkirk,' 'Girls Trip' score

LOS ANGELES -- The news was good for two of the three new openers this weekend.
Christopher Nolan's World War II epic "Dunkirk" topped the charts with $50.5 million, while the buddy comedy "Girls Trip" earned $31.2 million to take second place.
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Ex-Gitmo detainee mysteriously surfaces in Morocco, deported to Uruguay

MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay -- The strange tale of a former Guantanamo Bay inmate who resettled in Uruguay, staged a hunger strike to leave and sparked a regional alarm when he went missing, took another unexpected twist when he was deported back from Morocco - even though officials here were unaware that he had ever left.
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'Despacito' singers veto Venezuelan leader's campaign remix

CARACAS, Venezuela -- There's a new take on the hit Latin pop song "Despacito." And this one is not garnering accolades from its producers.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro premiered a remix of the song by Puerto Rican duo Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee Sunday, transforming the record-setting single about a slow, romantic seduction into a campaign jingle for his contested constitution rewrite.
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Last orca calf born in captivity at a SeaWorld park dies

ORLANDO, Fla. -- The last killer whale born in captivity under SeaWorld's former orca-breeding program died Monday at the company's San Antonio park, SeaWorld said.
Veterinarians were treating 3-month-old Kyara for an infection last weekend, but her health continued to decline, the Orlando-based company said in a news release.
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Afghan security scrutinized after suicide bomber kills 24

KABUL -- A Taliban suicide bomber killed 24 people in a horrific early morning assault in a neighbourhood where prominent politicians reside, causing residents and analysts to question the government's ability to protect Afghanistan's capital.
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B.C. RCMP say missing grenade launcher has been found

VANCOUVER - Mounties in British Columbia say a missing non-lethal grenade launcher has been found.
The force released a plea Monday looking for anyone who had information about a missing 40-millimetre Abrams Airborne Less Lethal Multi-Launcher and some related ammunition.
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Toronto-area police warn parents after release of woman who poisoned children

BRAMPTON, Ont. - Police west of Toronto are warning parents that a woman convicted of deliberately poisoning four young children in her care has been released from prison.
Peel regional police say Christine Allen, 36, was released Monday and will be living in the Charolais Boulevard area in Brampton, Ont.
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Charlize Theron lost out on 'Showgirls' role to Elizabeth Berkley

Charlize Theron is secretly glad she missed out on the lead role in Showgirls, because the movie was hammered by the critics.
The role of Nomi Malone in the 1995 Paul Vorhoeven film went to Elizabeth Berkley after the Monster star fought hard for the part, convinced it would give her fledgling Hollywood career a huge boost.
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"The Defenders" is the type of superhero streaming that we've come to expect from Netflix's live-action Marvel productions. Well worth the wait, the new show is every bit the event that Marvel fans hoped it could be.
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