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Myanmar plane fails to deploy landing gear, pilot lands without front wheels

Myanmar plane fails to deploy landing gear, pilot lands without front wheels

On December 20, 2008, a Contiental Airlines Boeing 737 was attempting to take off from Denver International Airport. The aircraft had departed from Yangon and was approaching Mandalay when the p...

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Turkish, Russian defense ministers discuss Idlib

Turkish, Russian defense ministers discuss Idlib

Erdogan said that Syria's " ceasefire violations targeting the Idlib de-escalation zone over the last two weeks have reached an alarming dimension ", AFP reported. Syrian troops Monday captured five s...

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Facebook tightens live videos in crackdown on violence

Facebook tightens live videos in crackdown on violence

It is also broadening the range of offences that will qualify for one-strike suspensions. New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has rejected a "bribe" from an 11-year-old girl who wrote asking...

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Man drove with wife's body in passenger seat

Man drove with wife's body in passenger seat

The couple, who married in 2011, were divorcing. Linda filed for divorce and sought a protective order against her husband earlier this year. Linda filed for separation on February 8, records show. ...

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Britain's May to launch new push on her Brexit deal next month

Britain's May to launch new push on her Brexit deal next month

Junior Education Minister Anne-Marie Trevelyan said in her resignation letter that it was now clear to her that "the negotiations have been built on the United Kingdom trying to appease the European U...

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Muslim man killed as Sinhala mobs attack mosques and shops

Muslim man killed as Sinhala mobs attack mosques and shops

The 45-year-old died of injuries sustained when a crowd stormed his carpentry workshop in the Puttalam district in the NWP and slashed him, official sources said . Homes and mosques were also vandali...

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International Monetary Fund issues declaration regarding bailout package agreement with Pakistan

International Monetary Fund issues declaration regarding bailout package agreement with Pakistan

The Washington lender has suggested a structural reform agenda to supplement the government's economic policies to boost growth and improve living standards of the people, who have faced sharp rise in...

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Putin in talks with Pompeo as fears spike on US-Iran clashes

Putin in talks with Pompeo as fears spike on US-Iran clashes

Mogherini said the European Union continues to fully support the accord, which imposed limits on Iran's nuclear programme in return for sanctions relief. While the European Union shares some US conc...

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N.Z. begins inquiry into massacre at Christchurch mosques

N.Z. begins inquiry into massacre at Christchurch mosques

Security personnel stand guard as people attend the burial ceremony of a victim of the mosque attacks, at the Memorial Park Cemetery in Christchurch, New Zealand . The Royal Commission into the Chris...

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Huawei willing to sign 'no-spy' agreements with governments

Huawei willing to sign 'no-spy' agreements with governments

The US told allies not to use Huawei's technology to build new 5G telecommunications networks because of concerns it could be a vehicle for Chinese spying. It would instead create a review process tha...

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San Francisco becomes first USA city to ban facial recognition technology

San Francisco becomes first USA city to ban facial recognition technology

Two supervisors were absent for Tuesday's vote. There will be an obligatory second vote next week but it is seen as a formality. The ACLU, which applauded the San Francisco move, warns that facia...

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Michigan Senate votes to ban abortion procedure

Michigan Senate votes to ban abortion procedure

Republican Lt. Gov. Will Ainsworth said in an interview before the vote that the debate was about the idea of "personhood" and whether a fetus has rights from the outset. Gretchen Whitmer is expected...

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USA trying to remove protesters from Venezuelan Embassy in DC

USA trying to remove protesters from Venezuelan Embassy in DC

Zeese said there are a total of four protesters inside, but only two other people came to the window. As they were on the verge of being raided, activists released a video statement, vowing to con...

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Ex-Rep. Anthony Weiner Completes Prison Sentence for Sexting

Ex-Rep. Anthony Weiner Completes Prison Sentence for Sexting

Weiner had been released from federal prison in February and was serving out the remainder of his sentence at a halfway house in New York City. But Weiner eventually ruined that effort, too, s...

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US Assessment Points Finger At Iran for Attack On Tankers

US Assessment Points Finger At Iran for Attack On Tankers

With no apparent sense of irony, the Houthis later backtracked on that statement , saying the attack emerged from within Saudi Arabia . The minister also vowed that the Saudi oil supply and pr...

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UN's Guterres warns on climate change goal

UN's Guterres warns on climate change goal

This means reducing income tax as a tax on carbon is applied, Guterres said. Second stop subsidies to fossil fuels. "With great urgency we call upon Member States to come to NY in September with c...

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Giuliani now says he won't press Biden investigation in Ukraine

Giuliani now says he won't press Biden investigation in Ukraine

Although many Republicans are hoping to prove that Biden got a Ukrainian prosecutor fired for investigating Hunter Biden's business activities in Ukraine, Oliver Bullough - a contributor to The Guardi...

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Buildings shaken by 6.1 quake in Panama

Buildings shaken by 6.1 quake in Panama

The U.S. Seismological Survey (USGS) measured the natural disaster at 6.1 and said it struck at a depth of 37 kilometers (23 miles). The National Civil Protection System, or Sinaproc, said five peop...

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Cops: Traveling Serial Killer Struck 3 Times in 3 Weeks

Cops: Traveling Serial Killer Struck 3 Times in 3 Weeks

A traveling carnival worker confessed to murdering two women and a teen girl he met on the job, according to police, who said they consider him a serial killer. He claimed the pair had sex before Wr...

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NASA says the moon is shrinking and experiencing

NASA says the moon is shrinking and experiencing "moonquakes"

NASA leaders said today the White House will seek $1.6 billion in extra funding from Congress this fiscal year to meet its ambitious goal of sending a man and a woman to the Moon's surface in 202...

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Decries Biden 'Middle-Of-The-Road Approach' on Climate Change

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Decries Biden 'Middle-Of-The-Road Approach' on Climate Change

Former Vice President Joe Biden responded to criticisms from New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and others over his reportedly "middle ground" stance on global warming. Democrats slammed the vo...

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Donald Trump Jr. will be interviewed by Senate Intelligence Committee

Donald Trump Jr. will be interviewed by Senate Intelligence Committee

They requested anonymity to discuss the private senators' meeting. The debate over another round of testimony comes at a time when tensions are inflamed between President Trump and Capitol Hill o...

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Motorcycle Police in Trump Motorcade in Accident, Trump Limo Unaffected

Motorcycle Police in Trump Motorcade in Accident, Trump Limo Unaffected

Mr Trump's vehicle, an armored limousine, is believed to be fine, USA Today reports. Another shot shows an officer lying down on the side of the road while receiving assistance. Secret Service spoke...

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Work remains: Yemen rebels hand security of Hodeida ports to 'coastguard'

Work remains: Yemen rebels hand security of Hodeida ports to 'coastguard'

Hodeidah is the main entry point for the bulk of Yemen's imports and humanitarian aid, providing a lifeline to millions of people who are on the brink of starvation. Some officials from the Saudi-back...

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Trump Denies He Asked Barr To Probe Russia Origins

Trump Denies He Asked Barr To Probe Russia Origins

Durham is tasked with ensuring that the government's "intelligence collections activities" of the Trump campaign were "lawful and appropriate", a person familiar with the decision told the Washington...

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Student Arrested After Pulling Of KFC Scam For A Year

Student Arrested After Pulling Of KFC Scam For A Year

He was so convincing that it took KFC staff nearly two years to realise that he was stealing food. The suited chicken connoisseur was said to brandish an ID card with the words "head office" and pre...

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Magnitude 7.5 quake hits off Papua New Guinea, prompts tsunami threat

Magnitude 7.5 quake hits off Papua New Guinea, prompts tsunami threat

A tsunami alert that warned of "hazardous" waves was issued for Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands after a powerful quake rattled the region late Tuesday. A magnitude 7.5 quake in February 2018 ...

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Man accused of throwing boy over Mall of America balcony pleads guilty

Man accused of throwing boy over Mall of America balcony pleads guilty

Meanwhile, 5-year-old Landen's family is asking for prayers for the boy, saying he continues to recover from the 40-foot fall, having suffered head trauma and multiple broken bones. On Monday, the fam...

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United States officer shoots and kills pregnant woman after trying to arrest her

But as he was trying to arrest the woman, she managed to get hold of the stun gun and used it on the officer. Baytown Police Department's Lt. Steve Dorris said the officer, an 11-year veteran, was f...

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North Korea demands return of cargo ship seized by US

North Korea demands return of cargo ship seized by US

Pyongyang also said the seizure of the Wise Honest is a "denial of the basic spirit of the June 12 joint statement" signed by U.S. President Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un . for sanctions violations,...

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Suspected human-caused wildfire forces evacuations in B.C. interior

Suspected human-caused wildfire forces evacuations in B.C. interior

Some residents have been evacuated from their homes near Fraser Lake Saturday, after a wildfire continues to grow in the area. The fire is now 10 hectares, and Molly Blower from B.C. An evacuation...

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Michigan Rep. Rashida Tlaib's Holocaust comments spark controversy

Michigan Rep. Rashida Tlaib's Holocaust comments spark controversy

When asked by hosts Michael Isikoff and Daniel Klaidman about her support for a one-state outcome to the conflict, she noted the recent commemoration of Holocaust Remembrance Day. "And, we went yest...

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British PM's negotiator to explore future European Union relations amid Brexit impasse

British PM's negotiator to explore future European Union relations amid Brexit impasse

May reached out to Corbyn across the Commons despite fury for many of her hard Brexit backbenchers. British Prime Minister Theresa May's government on Tuesday said it was aiming to agree on a B...

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'Like me, a little controversial': Trump praises Hungary's anti-immigration PM Orban

Highly respected, respected all over Europe. Orban has overseen the re-writing of Hungary's constitution to strengthen his control over parliament and an extensive re-design of the country's elector...

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Prosecutors recommend 4-month sentence for Felicity Huffman

Prosecutors recommend 4-month sentence for Felicity Huffman

The conspiracy charge carries a maximum sentence of 20 years in prison, but prosecutors have said they would recommend a sentence at the "low end" of the sentencing range - between four and 10 month...

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