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Melania Trump makes surprise visit to migrant child facility in Texas

Melania Trump makes surprise visit to migrant child facility in TexasMelania Trump made an unannounced visit to a Texas facility Thursday, talking with children and staff as she got a first-hand look at some of the migrant children sent there by the U.S. government after their families entered the country illegally. The first lady’s stop at Upbring New Hope Children’s Center came the morning after President Donald Trump signed an executive order halting the practice of separating these families.



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Japan's Princess Takamado makes surprise Russia visit for World Cup

Japan's Princess Takamado makes surprise Russia visit for World CupPrincess Takamado of Japan on Tuesday watched her country play Colombia in the World Cup in the small Russian city of Saransk, becoming the first member of Japan’s royal family to visit the country since 1916, Russian state media reported. State television showed images of the Japanese royal, a keen football supporter who has travelled to every World Cup to support Japan since 1998, in the host city of Saransk for the game on Tuesday afternoon. The Japanese Embassy in Moscow told AFP Princess Takamado would also travel to Yekaterinburg where Japan will play Senegal on Sunday and where she will take part in a seminar on traditional “Kyudo” archery.



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DoJ leak probe takes surprise turn; reporter's records seized

DoJ leak probe takes surprise turn; reporter's records seizedRachel Maddow and Lawrence O'Donnell discuss the breaking news from the New York Times that the Justice Department has seized years-worth e-mail and phone records and surveilled a reporter in the course of investigating a leak…



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More young people plan to vote this year. But their key issues may surprise you.

More young people plan to vote this year. But their key issues may surprise you.Young people sharply increased their level of political engagement after the mass shooting at a high school in Parkland, Fla., political scientists say. But will the passion remain for the upcoming elections?



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Leaders of North and South Korea meet in surprise summit

Leaders of North and South Korea meet in surprise summitKim Jong Un and President Moon Jae-in met in the Demilitarized Zone to discuss boosting ties between the two countries and salvaging talks with President Donald Trump.



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Robert Wilkie Picked As New VA Secretary In Surprise Announcement

Robert Wilkie Picked As New VA Secretary In Surprise AnnouncementPresident Donald Trump intends to nominate Robert Wilkie to head the



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No surprise: Charles to succeed queen as Commonwealth head

No surprise: Charles to succeed queen as Commonwealth headLONDON (AP) — Prince Charles has spent a lifetime waiting to be king. On Friday the 69-year-old heir to the British throne got another position to wait for — he was approved as the next head of the Commonwealth made up of the U.K. and the countries that once were its colonies.



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Alton Sterling shooting: lack of charges prompts sadness but not surprise

Alton Sterling shooting: lack of charges prompts sadness but not surpriseSterling was shot six times. At the Triple S mart in northern Baton Rouge, where in July 2016 Alton Sterling was killed by police officers, it was mostly business as usual on Tuesday. Out front, Travis Hicks sold CDs under a portrait of Sterling while folks filtered in and out for lottery scratch tickets, Gatorade and chips.



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With Kim Jong Un's Surprise Visit, China Sends A Clear Message: It Will Not Be Excluded

With Kim Jong Un's Surprise Visit, China Sends A Clear Message: It Will Not Be ExcludedChinese President Xi Jinping and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un stunned the



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IS kills 36 Syria troops in surprise attack on Damascus: monitor

IS kills 36 Syria troops in surprise attack on Damascus: monitorA monitor said Tuesday three dozen pro-government fighters were killed in a district of Syria’s capital as Islamic State jihadists took control of it in a surprise nighttime attack. There was no immediate comment from the government on the report by the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, which could not provide casualty figures for the jihadists. “IS took full control of Qadam, and 36 government troops and loyalist fighters have been killed,” the Britain-based monitoring group said.



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