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North Korea calls Biden 'fool of low IQ' over Kim criticism

SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of -- North Korea has labeled Joe Biden a "fool of low IQ" and an "imbecile bereft of elementary quality as a human being" after the U.S. presidential hopeful called North Korean leader Kim Jong Un a tyrant during a recent speech.
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SEAL's lawyer wants prosecutor, judge booted off murder case

SAN DIEGO -- A lawyer for a Navy SEAL accused of murder wants military prosecutors and a judge removed from the case for their roles in snooping on emails sent to the defence team and a journalist in an effort to find the source of news leaks.
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TORONTO – They've put up life-sized murals of Kawhi. Fans chant M-V-P over and over throughout the playoff games. Toronto restaurants are offering him free meals for life. 
The #HeStay movement has been gaining momentum – since day one, Raptors fans have been doing everything they can to keep Kawhi Leonard in the city for maybe, just maybe, one more season.
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Jakarta governor says 6 dead in Indonesia post-election unrest

Six people died in civil unrest that gripped parts of Jakarta on Tuesday night after the election commission confirmed that President Joko Widodo won last month's election, the governor of the Indonesian capital said.
Protests on Tuesday by supporters of Widodo's challenger for the presidency, former general Prabowo Subianto, started peacefully but turned violent in the evening, forcing police to fire tear gas to disperse the crowd.
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Police look at whether transgender women's deaths connected

DALLAS -- The shooting deaths of two transgender women and the stabbing of a third are being investigated to determine whether they are connected, police in Dallas said Tuesday.
No arrests have been made.
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Growing number of House Democrats seek action against Trump

WASHINGTON -- More Democrats are calling -- and more loudly -- for impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump after his latest defiance of Congress by blocking his former White House lawyer from testifying.
A growing number of rank-and-file House Democrats, incensed by former counsel Don McGahn's empty chair in the Judiciary Committee hearing room on Tuesday, are confronting House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and pushing her and other leaders to act.
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Protesters clash with Indonesian police after election loss

JAKARTA, Indonesia -- Supporters of an unsuccessful presidential candidate clashed with security forces in the Indonesian capital on Wednesday, burning vehicles and throwing rocks at police, which responded with tear gas and rubber bullets.
The protesters tried to force their way into the downtown offices of the election supervisory agency late Tuesday and clashes have continued since then.
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Wild chase of stolen RV ends with injuries in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES -- A woman in a stolen recreational vehicle led authorities on a wild chase in Los Angeles on Tuesday, smashing into cars and a palm tree before finally coming to a halt with a large dog hanging out of the shattered windshield.
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Body recovered from Great Slave Lake is one of three missing snowmobilers: RCMP

YELLOWKNIFE -- Mounties say a body that was spotted in Great Slave Lake in the Northwest Territories last week has been recovered, and has been confirmed to be one of three missing snowmobilers.
Police had already suspended the search for the trio over the weekend after the body was sighted from a helicopter in an area of open water, along with debris, on Friday.
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North Korea: U.S. should consider consequences of ship seizure

North Korea's UN ambassador said Tuesday the Trump administration should consider the possible consequences that the recent U.S. seizure of a North Korean cargo ship could have on relations between the two countries and immediately return the vessel.
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Avenatti expects imminent indictment in Nike extortion case

NEW YORK -- Attorney Michael Avenatti said Tuesday he expects to be indicted in the coming days in New York, following his March arrest on charges he tried to extort millions of dollars from Nike.
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Duterte's allies dominate Senate race, shut out opposition

MANILA, Philippines -- The Philippine president's allies won a majority of the 12 Senate seats at stake in the midterm elections, official results showed Wednesday, while the opposition's shutout heralds a stronger grip on power by a leader accused of massive human rights violations.
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Trump officials to Congress: Goal is deterring Iran, not war

WASHINGTON -- Tamping down talk of war, top Trump administration officials told Congress on Tuesday that recent actions by the U.S. deterred attacks on American forces. But some lawmakers remained deeply skeptical of the White House approach in the Middle East.
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