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British officials devise third option for post-Brexit customs, BBC reports

British officials devise third option for post-Brexit customs, BBC reports

It comes as Downing Street was reportedly preparing to discuss a third model for post-Brexit trade with the Cabinet in a bid to overcome disagreement on the issue. "At Chequers, the prime minister mus...

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European Union leaders hail migrant plan as 100 more feared dead at sea

European Union leaders hail migrant plan as 100 more feared dead at sea

In 2014, there was a surge of migrants fleeing to Europe and more than 650,000 migrants would have crossed the central Mediterranean, but has slowed since July, when the smuggling networks on Libya's ...

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Merkel & Seehofer defuse tensions over immigration policy

Merkel & Seehofer defuse tensions over immigration policy

Merkel's CDU relies on the CSU to maintain power through a coalition. Political stability was upset by Merkel's 2015 decision to keep borders open to migrants and refugees arriving from the Middle E...

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Bahamas boat explosion leaves 1 tourist dead, several injured

Bahamas boat explosion leaves 1 tourist dead, several injured

Authorities have released the names of tourists aboard a boat that mysteriously exploded in the Bahamas over the weekend. There were 12 passengers on the boat, including two from the Bahamas. "Y...

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‘Dead’ woman wakes up in morgue

‘Dead’ woman wakes up in morgue

A morgue worker then later found the woman was breathing in the mortuary fridge. The patient was immediately transferred to Leratong Hospital in Krugersdorp after she was found breathing, where she ...

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Australian archbishop sentenced to 12 months for child sex abuse cover-up

Australian archbishop sentenced to 12 months for child sex abuse cover-up

Anthea Halpin, whose documents about another Hunter child sex offender priest, Denis McAlinden, were the starting point for a police investigation that eventually led to Wilson being charged, said Wil...

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Thousands pro-democracy demonstrators march in Hong Kong

Thousands pro-democracy demonstrators march in Hong Kong

Hong Kong was guaranteed wide-ranging autonomy after 1997, but Beijing's refusal to grant it full democracy triggered massive street protests in 2014 and deepened resentment toward China's perceive...

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Moscow: Crimea not on Trump-Putin agenda at summit

Moscow: Crimea not on Trump-Putin agenda at summit

Mr. Putin has "repeatedly stated and explained that Crimea can not be and will never be on the agenda because it is an inseparable part of Russia", Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters. 'I d...

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Bridge collapses near Mumbai`s Andheri station, local train services

Bridge collapses near Mumbai`s Andheri station, local train services

Mayor Vishwanath Mahadeshwar alleged that the railway was responsible for the ROB as it passes over rail tracks. In this case, the bridge was under the jurisdiction of the BMC. Traffic above & below t...

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Woman stalked by USA newspaper shooter lived in fear of attack

Woman stalked by USA newspaper shooter lived in fear of attack

The five victims were named by police as Wendi Winters , 65, Rebecca Smith , 34, Robert Hiaasen, 59, Gerald Fischman , 61, and John McNamara , 56. Ramos, 38, was the subject of a 2011 article by ...

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Former Malaysian premier Najib to be charged Wednesday in graft probe

Since a shock election loss to his mentor-turned-foe Mahathir Mohamad in May, Najib has been barred from leaving the country and had millions of dollars of items seized from properties linked to him...

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Former Malaysia PM Najib arrested amid graft probe

Former Malaysia PM Najib arrested amid graft probe

SRC International, set up in 2011 by Najib to explore strategic in the energy sector, was formerly a subsidiary of 1MDB before it was placed under the purview of the Finance Ministry, which Najib also...

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Amazon announces Prime Day 2018 with more than one million deals

Amazon announces Prime Day 2018 with more than one million deals

The other three countries are Australia, the Netherlands and Luxembourg, which like Singapore, only recently landed Amazon's Prime and Prime Now services. But, with Amazon in April deciding to r...

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Malaysia freezes Najib's party bank accounts linked to 1MDB

Malaysia freezes Najib's party bank accounts linked to 1MDB

The United Malays National Organisation (UMNO) elected Ahmad Zahid Hamidi, formerly deputy premier under prime minister Najib Razak who was voted out of office amid anger over a multi-billion doll...

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WATCH the moment notorious French gangster makes helicopter jailbreak

WATCH the moment notorious French gangster makes helicopter jailbreak

Like a scene straight out of a Hollywood flick, gangster Redoine Faid , 46, pulled off a prison break on Sunday when he fled from a prison near Paris in a hijacked helicopter. "Police forces are fu...

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Malaysia 1MDB scandal: Ex-PM Najib Razak arrested

Malaysia 1MDB scandal: Ex-PM Najib Razak arrested

Malaysian investigators are set to question the producer of " The Wolf of Wall Street " as they step up efforts to recoup funds potentially lost through 1MDB. Alleged corruption at the 1MDB fund helpe...

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Mandatory evacuations in effect north of Sacramento

Mandatory evacuations in effect north of Sacramento

It is now 14,700 acres and 75% contained. An evacuation order was also issued for south of County Road 81 and west of County Road 85. No injuries were reported. The fire has burned about 33 square mil...

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How long can Thai soccer team survive without food, water while trapped?

How long can Thai soccer team survive without food, water while trapped?

The group went missing on June 23 after they completed soccer practice. He said the children and their coach were weak when they were found and that a medic was now with them in the cave, provid...

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Gunman kills five, injures two at USA newspaper

Gunman kills five, injures two at USA newspaper

Local resident Nina Larkins, 14, lays an American flag at an impromptu memorial outside of the Capital Gazette , on June 29, 2018 , the day after a gunman killed five people inside the newspaper's b...

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US ambassador to Estonia resigns over Trump comments

US ambassador to Estonia resigns over Trump comments

A State Department spokesperson said in a similarly worded statement to CNN and Politico that Melville had "announced his intent to retire" on June 29. Elizabeth Shackelford, serving as a diplomat...

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Here's a Really Dumb Conservative Meme About Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Here's a Really Dumb Conservative Meme About Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

NBC NewsWire via Getty Images Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez during an appearance on " Meet the Press ". "I believe that in a modern, moral, and wealthy society, no person in America should be too poor to...

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Prince William’s Eventful Middle East Tour Ended at Western Wall

Prince William’s Eventful Middle East Tour Ended at Western Wall

His personal visit came after the duke visited the Western Wall, and followed the centuries old tradition of placing a written prayer in a crack in the wall. Prince William's visit to Israel this week...

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Minnesota's U.S. Senators weigh in on Supreme Court Justice replacement

Minnesota's U.S. Senators weigh in on Supreme Court Justice replacement

The senator said she was "glad to hear" five additional names had been added to the list. "I've had a number of judges who say to me that good judges are always unhappy with some of their decisions ...

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Trump’s former personal lawyer says he’ll put family first

Trump’s former personal lawyer says he’ll put family first

When Stephanopoulos asked what he'd do if he had to choose between the President and his family, he emphatically stated that his family was his "first priority". Putin is unsustainable ". And while ...

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1 dead, 9 injured as tour boat explodes in Bahamas

The U.S. Coast Guard responded to the scene, transporting injured Americans to St. Pete using an HC-130 Hercules helicopter from its Clearwater station. The tour boat explosion is still under investig...

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Melania Trump still saying little about migrant centers

Melania Trump still saying little about migrant centers

Melania Trump at a detention facility for children in Phoenix , Arizona. "It's incredible", Mrs. Trump also said, according to Yahoo News . The first lady has given her husband her views on con...

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Sen. Susan Collins Won't Support A Supreme Court Nominee Who Opposes Roe

Sen. Susan Collins Won't Support A Supreme Court Nominee Who Opposes Roe

Trump's second Supreme Court pick will replace Justice Anthony Kennedy , the Ronald Reagan appointee who has served as a swing vote on the court . Susan Collins , a key vote on President Donald...

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Susan Collins Won't Support Anti-Roe v. Wade Nominee

Republican Senator Susan Collins has declared she will not support any nominee who is hostile to Roe v. Wade . "I actually don't", Collins said when asked whether she believed Gorsuch would vote...

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Notorious gangster Redoine Faid makes daring jailbreak in helicopter

Notorious gangster Redoine Faid makes daring jailbreak in helicopter

He was on the run for six weeks before police captured him in a hotel with an accomplice. He described them as highly trained and heavily armed. Spectacular helicopter jailbreaks became a regular em...

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Trump Thinks Democrats 'Never Win Another Election' With Open Borders

Trump Thinks Democrats 'Never Win Another Election' With Open Borders

It's unclear in what fever dream Trump witnessed ICE's liberation of town after town from the clutches of MS-13, but ICE's competency is not in dispute: they have none. "And these are the ones - you...

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Andrés Manuel López Obrador Wins Mexico's Presidential Election

Andrés Manuel López Obrador Wins Mexico's Presidential Election

She said she backed leftist front-runner Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador and called him less than ideal but the "best of the bad" options. Although Trump congratulated Lopez Obrador in a Twitter messa...

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Malaysia investigating marriage of man to 11-year-old girl

Malaysia investigating marriage of man to 11-year-old girl

The young bride, who has never been to school, is a friend of one of the man's children. "Marrying a 11-year-old girl is like the behaviour of a child predator or paedophile", child activist Syed Az...

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German Interior Minister offers to resign over asylum policy

German Interior Minister offers to resign over asylum policy

The Seehofer-Merkel meeting is scheduled for 5pm CEST. The SDU is key to Merkel's coalition. At stake is whether to risk a historic breakup of the party bloc that's governed Germany for most of th...

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North Korea serious about dismantling nukes

North Korea serious about dismantling nukes

According to some reports , Pompeo may make another visit to North Korea this week for more talks. "There is absolutely unequivocal evidence that they are trying to deceive the USA", the official...

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Germany's migrants: Seehofer 'offers to resign' over migrants

Germany's migrants: Seehofer 'offers to resign' over migrants

Since then, more than one million people have arrived in Germany, while Merkel's governments have repeatedly tightened immigration and asylum laws. Seehofer, who has demanded that Merkel toughen her...

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