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‘We are preparing for the worst’: Storm Area 51 event could be disaster, locals fear

‘We are preparing for the worst’: Storm Area 51 event could be disaster, locals fearLocal residents are "preparing for the worst" as fans of the viral Storm Area 51 Facebook event descend on a town near the secretive military base.The event could become a disaster as people struggle with the difficult conditions in Nevada without proper preparation, they have warned.



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Decks collapse during firefighter event; at least 22 injured

Decks collapse during firefighter event; at least 22 injuredA home’s multilevel deck collapsed Saturday evening at the Jersey Shore during an event weekend, trapping people and injuring at least 22, including some children, officials said. It was unclear how many people were on or under the decks at the time, or how many were firefighters, but authorities said those who were trapped were quickly removed. The annual convention attracts thousands of current and former firefighters to the resort town.



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Event cancellations mount in protest-wracked Hong Kong

Event cancellations mount in protest-wracked Hong KongOne of Hong Kong’s most prestigious sporting tournaments on Friday became the latest victim of the huge protests convulsing the city as a growing roster of events and entertainment acts pull out of the financial hub. Organisers of the WTA Hong Kong Open women’s tennis tournament said they were postponing next month’s competition because of the “present situation” after months of sometimes violent pro-democracy protests. “After extensive discussions with our key stakeholders, we conclude that a smooth running of the tournament can be better assured at a later time,” the Hong Kong Tennis Association said in a statement.



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'Storm Area 51' event pushes rural Nevada county to declare emergency

'Storm Area 51' event pushes rural Nevada county to declare emergencyLincoln County commissioner pre-signed an emergency declaration ahead of the "Storm Area 51" raid event that's drawn more than 2 million RSVPs.



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Shell workers in Pennsylvania say they were told to either attend a recent Trump event, or not get paid

Shell workers in Pennsylvania say they were told to either attend a recent Trump event, or not get paidWorkers at a new Shell plant in Pennsylvania were told they had to attend a speech by President Donald Trump in order to get paid.



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Mexico to open first terrorism probe of an event on U.S. territory

Mexico to open first terrorism probe of an event on U.S. territoryMexico will investigate the mass shooting in El Paso, Texas, that killed 22 people, including eight Mexican citizens, as an act of terrorism and may request the suspected shooter be extradited to Mexico for trial, the country’s foreign minister said on Monday. Mexico’s involvement in the criminal process against accused shooter Patrick Crusius comes at a time of high tension between Mexico City and Washington over issues of immigration and trade. Eight Mexicans were killed in Saturday’s rampage at a Walmart store in the Texas border city, and six of the wounded Mexican nationals remained hospitalized on Monday, Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard told reporters at the Mexican consulate in El Paso.



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'Send him back': Angry reactions to Trump at Virginia event honoring foundations of democracy

'Send him back': Angry reactions to Trump at Virginia event honoring foundations of democracyA Virginia legislator interrupted President Trump as he delivered remarks at an event in Jamestown commemorating the 400th anniversary of the first representative legislative assembly in America.



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Fake presidential seal at Trump's Turning Point USA event was created by a former Republican, reports say

Fake presidential seal at Trump's Turning Point USA event was created by a former Republican, reports sayA graphic artist created a fake presidential seal that mocked President Donald Trump back in 2016, reports say. On Tuesday, it reappeared.



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Anti-Semitism event at Justice Department turns into pro-Israel rally

Anti-Semitism event at Justice Department turns into pro-Israel rallyAs the public grappled with President Trump’s latest insulting tweetstorm, widely condemned as racist, the Department of Justice held a Monday event billed as a summit on combating anti-Semitism.



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Sebastian Gorka at the center of Rose Garden ruckus following Trump event

Sebastian Gorka at the center of Rose Garden ruckus following Trump eventAfter President Trump invited a group of right-wing and fringe media figures to the White House for a “social media summit” on Thursday, the event ended with a former presidential adviser and a CNN political analyst getting into a heated exchange in the Rose Garden.



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