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First UAE-built satellite launches from Japan

First UAE-built satellite launches from Japan

When placed into a Low Earth Orbit of approximately 613km, the satellite will proceed to capture detailed imagery capable of competing with the highest industry standards, a spokesperson for the MBRSC...

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Aasia Bibi Won’t be Executed, Pakistan SC Rules in Blasphemy Case

Aasia Bibi Won’t be Executed, Pakistan SC Rules in Blasphemy Case

Consequently, the conviction as also the sentence of death awarded to the appellant is set aside and she is acquitted of the charge. The Lahore High Court (LHC) had upheld her conviction and confirmed...

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President Trump: End birthright citizenship for some US-born babies

President Trump: End birthright citizenship for some US-born babies

Trump's latest migration-related proposal comes in the heat of the midterm election campaigns. Axios , which exclusively reported on the comments Trump made to them, says in its report that Tru...

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'Multiple casualties' in shooting at Pittsburgh synagogue

'Multiple casualties' in shooting at Pittsburgh synagogue

According to officials at least 10 people are dead. An active shooter walked into the Tree of Life Congregation Synagogue in Pittsburgh , Pennsylvania and opened fire, police services reported...

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Woman charged after 3 siblings struck and killed while boarding school bus

Woman charged after 3 siblings struck and killed while boarding school bus

Tony Slocum said four children were preparing to board a Tippecanoe Valley School Corp. bus at about 7 a.m. Tuesday when they were hit by the pickup truck on a two-lane road near Rochester, about 100 ...

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Penguins make donations to help shooting victims

Penguins make donations to help shooting victims

Diamond told NPR that Rose "was in her 90s, but she was one of the younger ones among us, I have to tell you, in terms of her spirit. Screw your optics, I'm going in", he wrote . Bowers' virulent ant...

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Denmark alleges Iran plotted to kill activist on Danish soil

Denmark alleges Iran plotted to kill activist on Danish soil

Officers had arrested a Norwegian citizen with Iranian background on October 21, he added. The suspect, who was not identified, denied wrongdoing in a court appearance and is in pre-trial custody un...

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Mueller: Women Were Offered Money to Smear Me

Mueller: Women Were Offered Money to Smear Me

The tale is a convoluted one, and it involves one of Mueller's most vocal critics on the right, a self-identified lobbyist named Jack Burkman , reports CNBC . "I didn't see Robert Mueller very muc...

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Boston gangster James ‘Whitey’ Bulger killed in West Virginia prison

Boston gangster James ‘Whitey’ Bulger killed in West Virginia prison

The jury found him culpable for 11 killings from 1973 through 1985. Sources told WBZ-TV I-Team chief correspondent Cheryl Fiandaca that Bulger was killed. He was finally located after a tip to a tab...

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Indian man, woman killed in fall from Yosemite park overlook

Indian man, woman killed in fall from Yosemite park overlook

Yosemite spokeswoman Jamie Richards didn't respond to phone or email messages requesting further details. "We are still trying to piece it together". She said Moorthy and Viswanath were both very go...

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Russia's only aircraft carrier damaged as floating dock sinks

Russia's only aircraft carrier damaged as floating dock sinks

The waterborne fix station's sinking at an Arctic shipyard early on October 30 was the latest in a series of mishaps involving the Admiral Kuznetsov , which lost two military jets in accidents off ...

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Killer nurse back on trial in Germany for 100 further murders

Killer nurse back on trial in Germany for 100 further murders

As the proceedings opened in the northern city of Oldenburg , presiding judge Sebastian Buehrmann asked whether the charges against him were accurate. "We will make every effort to seek the truth". ...

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Sanders: Media wrongly blaming Trump for attacks

Sanders: Media wrongly blaming Trump for attacks

The visit is also the same day the first funerals for those killed at the Tree of Life synagogue begin. Bowers, a 46-year-old truck driver, appeared in court Monday where a judge ordered he be h...

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Titanic II to set sail in 2022, following original route

Titanic II to set sail in 2022, following original route

The ship was hailed as the largest ship afloat, and the luxury liner attracted some of the richest people in the world. What is being called Titanic II will have the same design as the original sh...

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Jimmy Carter Calls on Brian Kemp to Resign over Voter Suppression Complaints

Jimmy Carter Calls on Brian Kemp to Resign over Voter Suppression Complaints

Carter issued his request to Kemp in a letter sent last week, but the Associated Press obtained a copy of the letter and published it Monday. Carter said he was concerned that popular confidence i...

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US President Trump plans to end birthright citizenship: Axios

US President Trump plans to end birthright citizenship: Axios

He said the benefits awarded to babies born as birthright Americans are "ridiculous", and the system "has to end". "It was always told to me that you needed a constitutional amendment . The move wo...

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How an Australian passport just became more powerful

How an Australian passport just became more powerful

Australian passport holders will be able to fast-track through British airports using e-passport gates. "We'll open the use of ePassport gates at Heathrow and other airports, now only available to E...

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Trump loads up on rallies before Election Day

Trump loads up on rallies before Election Day

Trump's campaign said Sunday that he will hold rallies in Florida and West Virginia later this week. Given that the two chambers are going to be crucial in fulfilling his political agenda as he goes...

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Mexico's president-elect to scrap $13bn airport project

Mexico's president-elect to scrap $13bn airport project

The decision won't affect the interests of businesses and financiers, Lopez Obrador said, without specifying how. About one million people took part in the vote over four days, about 1% of the elect...

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China lifts ban on rhino and tiger 'remedies'

China lifts ban on rhino and tiger 'remedies'

Humane Society International also criticized China's move, saying that "the trade it engenders will inevitably increase pressure on animals in the wild". China has unveiled rules that will allow t...

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Highlights from PM Narendra Modi's 49th edition of 'Mann ki Baat'

Highlights from PM Narendra Modi's 49th edition of 'Mann ki Baat'

The extravagant statue, named The Statue of Unity , has been heavily criticised, with local farmers saying they are struggling to make ends meet. Located on the Sadhu Bet island on the Narmada, the...

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New Zealand’s North Island struck by natural disaster

New Zealand’s North Island struck by natural disaster

It was centred 25km southwest of Taumarunui and described as strong, according to GeoNet. People attending the event said they did feel the quake. More than 15,000 people have reported feeling the...

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Judge orders Julian Assange to clean up after cat, pay bills

Judge orders Julian Assange to clean up after cat, pay bills

Relations between Assange and the South American country have been increasingly frosty of late, but Salvador told reporters last week Assange was welcome to stay in the embassy with the new rules. Non...

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Tourists stuck as floods hit Venice

Tourists stuck as floods hit Venice

The city frequently floods when high winds push in water from the lagoon, but today's levels are exceptional and forecast to rise even higher, to almost 63 inches by mid-afternoon. High winds toppled ...

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Two Women Found Duct-Taped Together in NYC Identified as Saudi Sisters

Two Women Found Duct-Taped Together in NYC Identified as Saudi Sisters

The New York Police Department says the bodies that were found Wednesday lying on rocks along the river were 22-year-old Rotana Farea and her 16-year-old sister, Tala Farea, both of Fairfax, Virginia....

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Seven guilty of Rotherham child sexual abuse charges

Seven guilty of Rotherham child sexual abuse charges

The case arose from the National Crime Agency's inquiry into child sexual exploitation in Rotherham, which has identified more than 1,500 victims. The seven men remained silent as Judge Sarah Wright...

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Korea Expresses Confidence About Denuclearization

Korea Expresses Confidence About Denuclearization

She said the US remains committed to achieving the final, fully verified denuclearization of North Korea and the full enforcement of related UN Security Council resolutions is crucial to a successfu...

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Thick haze engulfs Delhi as air pollution worsens

Thick haze engulfs Delhi as air pollution worsens

In low- or middle-income countries, almost 98% of children below the age of five are exposed to the extremely harmful particulate matter PM2.5. # Household air pollution from cooking and ambient...

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Mother, son reunited after 31 years to speak at Toronto police headquarters

Mother, son reunited after 31 years to speak at Toronto police headquarters

Lyneth's son was abducted in 1987 and finally reunited with her 31 years later. "I am the proof that after 31 long years of suffering one should never give up", she said. Banks said Mann Jr.is now fac...

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Trump, first lady to visit Pittsburgh after synagogue shooting

Trump, first lady to visit Pittsburgh after synagogue shooting

Despite these factors, at a tense White House press briefing Sarah Sanders told reporters on Monday afternoon that the president intends to make the trip along with his wife, Melania Trump, to express...

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China’s First Private Rocket Launch Fails

China’s First Private Rocket Launch Fails

China's first private satellite launch was unsuccessful due to the carrier rocket failing to reach orbit, Reuters reported. It was the first three-stage rocket built by a private company in China...

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Woman blows herself up in central Tunis, injuries reported

Woman blows herself up in central Tunis, injuries reported

Reports say that the large explosion was heard at the Habib Bourguiba area which is one of the busy streets in the Tunisia capital Tunis . A state of emergency has been in effect for Tunisia sinc...

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Some Buzz After Clinton Says 'Well, I'd Like to Be President'

Some Buzz After Clinton Says 'Well, I'd Like to Be President'

To the amusement of her supporters in the crowd, she continued: "I think, hopefully when we have a Democrat in the Oval Office in January 2021 there's going to be so much work to be done". For her par...

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Venice hit by high tide as Italy buffeted by winds; 6 killed

Venice hit by high tide as Italy buffeted by winds; 6 killed

Water levels rose more than five feet (156cm / 61.4 inches), with photos showing locals and tourists wading their way through it. The water exceeded the raised walkways normally put out in flooded are...

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7 victims after ‘First Purge’ party ends in shooting at California nightclub

7 victims after ‘First Purge’ party ends in shooting at California nightclub

The nightclub had promoted a weekend of Halloween-themed events, including a Sunday night rap show billed as "The First Purge" or " The Purge Election Year". One man said people were dancing in the c...

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