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Pulitzer-Winning Reuters Reporters Freed After 500 Days In Myanmar Jail

Pulitzer-Winning Reuters Reporters Freed After 500 Days In Myanmar Jail

Myanmar's Supreme Court last month had rejected the final appeal of Reuters journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo and upheld seven-year prison sentences for their reporting on the military's brutal ...

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Protester throws egg at Australian prime minister

Protester throws egg at Australian prime minister

Outside the venue the woman who egged Mr Morrison said she didn't mean to knock the other woman over. Senator Fraser Anning was struck by an egg in the wake of his comments on the Christchurch massa...

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Venezuelan minister reveals who's trying to overthrow Maduro

Venezuelan minister reveals who's trying to overthrow Maduro

Washington views Maduro's reelection past year as illegitimate and has recognized opposition leader Juan Guaido as interim president. "We condemn this campaign". The Trump administration continues t...

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Strong earthquake hits off Papua New Guinea

Strong earthquake hits off Papua New Guinea

The Tsunami Warning Center said there is no tsunami threat after the quake. Bulolo has a population of 16,000 and is located about 256 kilometres north of the capital, Port Moresby. "We are still as...

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Pelosi Reveals Her 2020 Fear

Pelosi Reveals Her 2020 Fear

Republicans may be surprised to learn that Democrats, including Pelosi, are still operating under the delusion that President Donald Trump is the most likely 2020 candidate to refuse to accept elect...

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Trump would have faced obstruction charge if not president

Trump would have faced obstruction charge if not president

The letter was signed by former Justice Department prosecutors who served under both Democratic and Republican administrations, including ex-U.S. attorneys and public corruption trial lawyers. The pro...

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Democrats set contempt vote for Barr over Mueller report

Democrats set contempt vote for Barr over Mueller report

Since the release of the redacted report, there have been open conflicts between Mueller's team and Barr about the investigation's conclusions. Nadler's move escalates tensions between the Democra...

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Laurentino Cortizo wins Panamas presidential elections | newkerala.com #138086

Laurentino Cortizo wins Panamas presidential elections | newkerala.com #138086

Proceeding from the results of counting more than 92% of votes, more than 617,000 city residents voted for Cortizo. "Public funds belong to the public, and they are sacred". The atmosphere had been te...

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Hyundai India deploys special task force to help cyclone Fani affected customers

Hyundai India deploys special task force to help cyclone Fani affected customers

His comments came in the backdrop of Trinamool Congress government in West Bengal accusing the Prime Minister of not speaking to Mamata Banerjee and instead calling Bengal Governor Keshari Nath Tripat...

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Turkey's election body rules for Istanbul election re-run

Turkey's election body rules for Istanbul election re-run

He noted that Erdogan's party previously invalidated election results in Turkey's mostly Kurdish-populated regions after a pro-Kurdish party won and replaced elected mayors with government appointee...

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Naveen Patnaik announces food, monetary aid for people affected by cyclone 'Fani'

Naveen Patnaik announces food, monetary aid for people affected by cyclone 'Fani'

He said cooked food would be supplied to some communities for 15 days. Naveen Patnaik, Odisha's chief minister, said Fani is one of the rarest summer cyclones to hit Odisha in 43 years. Twenty-nine ...

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US warns China, Russia over Arctic amid environmental shifts

US warns China, Russia over Arctic amid environmental shifts

During a speech on Monday at the 11th Arctic Council Ministerial Meeting in Rovaniemi, Finland, Pompeo took a moment to extol the benefits of rapidly melting ice caps. Pompeo said responsible Chinese ...

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Plane flying from Las Vegas crashes in Mexico, 14 dead

Plane flying from Las Vegas crashes in Mexico, 14 dead

A photograph published on local television network Milenio showed what it said were the burnt remnants of the plane, broken into pieces, spread over charred earth. The nationalities of the victims wer...

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US Seeks to Force Iran to Stop Enriching Uranium

US Seeks to Force Iran to Stop Enriching Uranium

Additionally, the USA had on Friday warned that assisting Iran in expanding its Bushehr Nuclear Power Plant could invite sanctions. "Iran must stop all proliferation-sensitive activities, including ...

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Malaysia sends ex-Goldman banker to United States over 1MDB charges

Malaysia sends ex-Goldman banker to United States over 1MDB charges

U.S. Magistrate Judge Peggy Kuo, of U.S. District Court in Brooklyn, New York, allowed Ng, a Philippines citizen, to be released in exchange for a $20 million bond. The US had asked for Ng, a Malaysia...

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China considering cancelling trade talks with US

China considering cancelling trade talks with US

Trump imposed duties of 25 per cent on an initial US$50 billion of Chinese goods a year ago and then 10 per cent on an additional $200 billion in products in September. U.S. stock futures also pointe...

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Iran to announce 'reciprocal actions' a year after US quits nuclear deal

Iran to announce 'reciprocal actions' a year after US quits nuclear deal

Prices had settled up 0.2% on Friday, though marked a second consecutive weekly decline. Brent crude futures rose 54 cents to $71.39 a barrel as of 1:42 p.m. sanctions against Iranian crude oil expo...

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History Behind the Case Ashton Kutcher Is a Witness In

History Behind the Case Ashton Kutcher Is a Witness In

He was separately charged with killing an 18-year-old Glenview, Illinois, woman whose father found her fatally stabbed on their family's doorstep, house key still in hand. Ellerin's body was found the...

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At least 55 people killed after tanker truck explosion in Niamey, Niger

At least 55 people killed after tanker truck explosion in Niamey, Niger

Another 37 people were injured in the explosion late on Sunday evening. The blast on the RN1 route near Niamey's global airport left the burnt truck's wreckage, motorbikes and debris scattered over ...

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China Rejects US Military Passage in South China Sea

China Rejects US Military Passage in South China Sea

The busy waterway is one of a growing number of flashpoints in the U.S. The USS Preble and USS Chung Hoon traveled within 12 nautical miles of the Gaven and Johnson Reefs in what the Navy calls a fr...

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Robert Mueller reportedly reaches deal to testify before House committee

Robert Mueller reportedly reaches deal to testify before House committee

After missing the initial subpoena deadline for turning over the Mueller material, Barr skipped a hearing before Nadler's committee last Thursday, after Democrats adopted an aggressive format that wou...

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Michael Cohen, president's former fixer, heads to prison

Michael Cohen, president's former fixer, heads to prison

Donald Trump's one-time personal lawyer Michael Cohen headed to prison Monday saying he still had more to tell, after being sentenced to three years for what he says was following his boss's orders...

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Why did Trump threaten to raise China tariffs - and what now?

Why did Trump threaten to raise China tariffs - and what now?

Here are the answers to key questions about the rumbling dispute between the world's two largest economies. Tao Wang, an economist at UBS, said the threat from Trump was a "big surprise" followi...

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Iran says it will continue uranium enrichment

Iran says it will continue uranium enrichment

Sergei Ryabkov's remarks follow US Department of State spokesperson's announcement made on Friday that the United States may impose sanctions against actors providing assistance to expand Iran's Bush...

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Girl dies after being found in burning vehicle

Girl dies after being found in burning vehicle

Cops are questioning a person of interest. The New York Fire Department responded shortly after 9 p.m. Sunday after a passerby saw the auto parked at an intersection and called 911, officials said...

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U.S. House panel hearing set for 737 MAX

U.S. House panel hearing set for 737 MAX

At a Senate subcommittee hearing chaired by Sen. Witnesses were not announced, but the committee is likely to summon representatives from Boeing as well as the Federal Aviation Administration and ...

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Modi flies over cyclone-ravaged east, promises millions to rebuild

Modi flies over cyclone-ravaged east, promises millions to rebuild

PM Modi has praised people of Odisha for cooperating with the administration before the cyclone hit the State. "There was ideal coordination between the Centre and state governments in the past 7-...

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Let's make a Brexit deal, UK PM May tells Labour opposition

Let's make a Brexit deal, UK PM May tells Labour opposition

The Conservatives lost more than a thousand seats in Thursday's English local authority polls, but left-wing Labour failed to capitalise, also losing seats as voters vented their frustration at the ...

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Trump pledges to raise tariffs on $200B of Chinese goods to 25%

Oil futures dropped while gold prices increased. The move increases pressure on China as Vice-Premier Liu He prepares to travel to Washington this week to resume negotiations. Trump's announcement...

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Russian Federation urges US to abandon 'irresponsible' plan to topple Maduro

Russian Federation urges US to abandon 'irresponsible' plan to topple Maduro

Really, we didn't discuss it. "You are very rude", Mr. Trump told a reporter who shouted a question about whether the president spoke with Putin about election meddling. Trump's call with Putin came...

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Month of Ramadan fasting for many Muslims begins Monday

Month of Ramadan fasting for many Muslims begins Monday

After these intense nights of prayer, the end of Ramadan is met with a holiday called Eid al-Fitr. Since Ramadan is part of the lunar calendar, its date annually changes on the Gregorian calendar. T...

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North Korea: Multiple rocket launchers, tactical guided weapons tested

North Korea: Multiple rocket launchers, tactical guided weapons tested

Sen. Amy Klobuchar on Sunday criticized President Donald Trump's efforts to negotiate a nuclear testing deal with North Korea one day after the country test fired several short-range projectile...

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Sultan halts gay sex death penalty plans

Sultan halts gay sex death penalty plans

In case you didn't know, the oil-rich state has been rolling out Shariah law in phases ever since it was first adopted in 2014. Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah said Sunday in a speech to mark the start of R...

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Texas Amber Alert: Maleah Davis abducted near Houston

Texas Amber Alert: Maleah Davis abducted near Houston

Her stepfather, whose name was not released, told police that he, Maleah and his toddler son were abducted by three men, according to the Houston Police Department. Vence later woke up in the back...

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Boeing says safety review corroborated its findings on a 737 MAX sensor

Boeing says safety review corroborated its findings on a 737 MAX sensor

Erroneous data from a sensor responsible for measuring the angle at which the wing slices through the air - known as the Angle of Attack - is suspected of triggering a flawed piece of software that pu...

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