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Bourke Street incident: Man shot by police after stabbing and vehicle fire

He was taken into custody in a critical condition. Footage circulating on social media shows a vehicle, which appears to have crashed into shop fronts, on fire. "People were running", he said. A m...

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UN to grill China over interment camps

UN to grill China over interment camps

The centres where they are thought to be detained have come under increasing scrutiny this year, with rights activists describing them as political re-education camps. "States need to demand the truth...

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Appeals court says Trump admin can’t end DACA

Appeals court says Trump admin can’t end DACA

The decision by the San Francisco-based ninth US Circuit Court of Appeals preserves the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) programme introduced in 2012 that has shielded a group of undocume...

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US to deny asylum claims to illegal border crossers

US to deny asylum claims to illegal border crossers

Slate reported on November 5 that Kavanaugh has declined to "run interference" for Trump in three of his early rulings - when he declined to rule on the controversial citizenship question on the 202...

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Crowds Line Streets to Honor Officer Killed in California Bar Shooting

Crowds Line Streets to Honor Officer Killed in California Bar Shooting

One college student who said he was a regular at the Borderline told NBC Los Angeles he had at least 10 friends inside. "Firefighting has been something I've been interested and wanted to do for a...

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Protesters Across US Warn Trump Against Derailing Mueller Probe

Protesters Across US Warn Trump Against Derailing Mueller Probe

Both Senate minority leader Chuck Schumer and the expected House majority leader, Nancy Pelosi , want Whitaker to recuse himself from overseeing the Mueller investigation. Even after he arrived...

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Area juvenile judge loses election, then ‘wholesale releases’ defendants the next day

Area juvenile judge loses election, then ‘wholesale releases’ defendants the next day

Devlin, a longtime Republican jurist who has been a presiding judge in the 313th District Court since 2010, was one of dozens of Republicans who had their seats snatched by a Democrat in the state i...

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Midterm election a ‘big day’ for Republicans

Midterm election a ‘big day’ for Republicans

In New York , Gillibrand thanked her supporters after winning re-election on Tuesday, telling them: "This is only the beginning, and I can't wait to keep fighting alongside you". However, he did it b...

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Newlyweds killed in helicopter crash hours after wedding

Newlyweds killed in helicopter crash hours after wedding

Funeral arrangements have been set for the Sam Houston State University newlyweds who were killed in a helicopter crash Saturday night. The Bell 206B helicopter crashed north of Uvalde, about 80 mil...

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As Sessions ousted, SC protesters to join nationwide call for Mueller protections

Trump has denied his campaign colluded with Russian Federation. Protesters' demands include having Whitaker recuse himself from overseeing Mueller's investigation, and for Congress to protect the ...

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Thousand Oaks: At least 12 killed at California bar shooting

Thousand Oaks: At least 12 killed at California bar shooting

The shooting , which also killed a law enforcement officer, took place at the Borderline Bar and Grill in Thousand Oaks, California. Officers found him dead inside. "He did exactly that tonight". M...

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Russian Federation probe 'under threat' after Sessions fired

Russian Federation probe 'under threat' after Sessions fired

In her tweet , Pelosi, who is likely to become House speaker under the new Democratic-controlled Congress, wrote that "It is impossible to read Attorney General Sessions' firing as anything other th...

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Wildfire Near Chico Grows To 5,000 Acres; Evacuations Ordered

Wildfire Near Chico Grows To 5,000 Acres; Evacuations Ordered

Gina Oviedo said there was fire everywhere as she got out of the town of Paradise about 180 miles (290 kilometers) northeast of San Francisco on Thursday. The Camp Fire, which started early on Thursda...

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Teacher Fights Off Great White Shark With Surfboard In ‘Terrifying’ Attack

Teacher Fights Off Great White Shark With Surfboard In ‘Terrifying’ Attack

SMART drumlines were deployed off Shelly Beach and adjacent beaches early this morning at around the time of the incident. Beaches around the Ballina area are expected to be closed for at least 24 h...

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Could Trump sink the Russian Federation collusion probe?

Could Trump sink the Russian Federation collusion probe?

President Donald Trump announced Wednesday that Matthew Whitaker would be appointed acting US attorney general after Jeff Sessions resigned from the position just a day after the midterm electi...

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Head on collision between 2 buses kills 47 in Zimbabwe

Head on collision between 2 buses kills 47 in Zimbabwe

Two long distance buses going opposite directions collided near Rusape, about 170km east of the capital Harare on Wednesday evening (local time), said police spokesman Paul Nyathi. Pictures from the s...

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Norwegian frigate could sink after being rammed in harbor

Norwegian frigate could sink after being rammed in harbor

According to reports from the rescue crews, seven people have been lightly injured in the collision, and there has been no oil spilled from the tanker, which suffered a lot less damage than the frig...

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Sergeant slain in bar shooting "died a hero", sheriff says

Speaking through tears, Mr Coffman said: "I talked to him last night, before he headed out the door". They heard gunfire and went inside. Mitchell Hunter says the shooter was wearing a trench coat a...

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Jurors selected for marathon US El Chapo drugs trial

Jurors selected for marathon US El Chapo drugs trial

The judge put off swearing in the jurors until next week out of concern some still might try to duck duty for a trial expected to last into next year. The judge has not yet ruled on the request. Aft...

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Warsaw mayor bans far-Right march celebrating 100th anniversary of Polish independence

Warsaw mayor bans far-Right march celebrating 100th anniversary of Polish independence

Help us grow and continue telling Israel's story to the world. A Polish court has overturned a ban on a nationalist march in Warsaw to mark 100 years of Poland's independence. Earlier this week Gron...

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Children among 21 people found in refrigerated lorry at UK port

Children among 21 people found in refrigerated lorry at UK port

The case illustrates the problems border authorities have with migrants who claim to be children in the hope of getting sympathetic treatment. Interviews and age assessments later established that 11 ...

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Bill Gates unveils futuristic toilet that turns human waste to fertilizer

Bill Gates unveils futuristic toilet that turns human waste to fertilizer

Bill Gates, co-founder of Microsoft, on Tuesday, unveiled a futuristic toilet that uses chemicals to turn human waste into fertilizer. The expo, co-hosted by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the...

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Gunman and 12 others dead in California bar shooting

Gunman and 12 others dead in California bar shooting

Witnesses described a man cloaked in black and wearing glasses as he walked onto a dance floor filled with people. Investigators didn't immediately know how many rounds the magazine could hold, he sai...

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"...Just For Asking A Question": CNN Reporter, Punished By White House

The president and the reporter sparred at a press briefing Wednesday, culminating with a White House intern trying to pull the microphone away from Mr Acosta . 'The way you treat Sarah Huckabee is ...

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Sanef says arrest of Angela Quintal and colleague worrying

Sanef says arrest of Angela Quintal and colleague worrying

However, on Thursday morning, Ndhivo Mabaya, spokesman for South Africa's foreign ministry, told AFP that "they were both released". Their communication devices were also taken away and used to rela...

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Australia outback: family found dead, child missing in Northern Territory

A formal identification is yet to be undertaken to confirm if the body is that of the boy, who was believed to have been a passenger in the auto. In a statement Thursday, Northern Territory Police...

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White House Revokes Press Pass Of CNN's Jim Acosta

White House Revokes Press Pass Of CNN's Jim Acosta

Trump and Acosta have long have a contentious relationship as the CNN reporter often asks the president questions that seemed created to illicit a reaction from him. I didn't call you.'10. He then...

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White House bars CNN reporter after heated Trump exchange

White House bars CNN reporter after heated Trump exchange

US President Donald Trump on Wednesday clashed with CNN´s White House correspondent Jim Acosta , branding him a "rude, bad person" in a testy exchange. In response, CNN said "this president's ong...

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Chinese workers made to drink urine, eat cockroaches

Chinese workers made to drink urine, eat cockroaches

The post included a video showing a man standing topless in the centre of a room being whipped by another man with a belt, with other people gathered around watching. Thus far, local authorities hav...

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg Fractures Three Ribs in Fall, Hospitalized

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Fractures Three Ribs in Fall, Hospitalized

She has also reportedly hired law clerks through 2020, sending the message that she plans on sticking around. In 2012, Ginsburg disclosed to a reporter that she had recently broken two ribs in a fal...

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U.S. midterm polls: Democrats leading in fight to win House

U.S. midterm polls: Democrats leading in fight to win House

In a sign that Trump dominance two years ago isn't necessarily fatal for Democrats, their incumbents were expected to win re-election in six other states that he carried. Rick Scott, with most of the ...

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At least 3 dead after buildings collapse in Marseille

At least 3 dead after buildings collapse in Marseille

Rescuers have found a second body in the rubble of two buildings that collapsed in Marseille. The first building collapsed Monday morning and an adjacent building came down eight hours later. Only o...

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Man: Age Change Will Improve Luck on Tinder

Man: Age Change Will Improve Luck on Tinder

If I'm 49, then I can buy a new house, drive a different auto. The self-help guru - who described himself as a "young god" - is taking action against his local authority after it refused to change h...

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Airlines that fly the Boeing 737 MAX

Airlines that fly the Boeing 737 MAX

Even if an angle of attack sensor on a jet is faulty, there's generally a backup system in place for the critical component, and pilots are trained to handle a plane safely if those sensors fail, airl...

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White House yanks pass of CNN correspondent

White House yanks pass of CNN correspondent

The day after his party lost its lock on the US Congress, President Donald Trump walked into a White House press conference ready for political combat, name-checking Republicans who he blamed for lo...

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