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Pakistan announces crackdown on militant leader Hafiz Saeed

Pakistan announces crackdown on militant leader Hafiz Saeed

Hafiz Saeed , designated a global terrorist by both the United Nations and the United States, is one of the founders of LeT , or the Army of the Pure. "They made these assets from funds of terrorism ...

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President Trump's 'Salute To America' July 4 Event

President Trump's 'Salute To America' July 4 Event

Trump says "there will be nothing that America can not do" as long as Americans remember the nation's history and "never stop fighting for a better future". Trump said the events will cost "very littl...

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German archaeologists suggest Biblical-era Philistines came from Europe

German archaeologists suggest Biblical-era Philistines came from Europe

But who were the Philistines, exactly? According to the Book of Joshua, the land of the Philistines was in the southwestern Levant comprising the five city-states of Gaza, Ashkelon , Ashdod, Ekro...

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Stepson of ex-PM to face money-laundering charges

Stepson of ex-PM to face money-laundering charges

Red Granite has paid the US government $60 million to settle claims it benefited from the 1MDB scandal. Riza was arrested on money-laundering charges, said officials of the Malaysian Anti-Corruption...

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Iran summons British ambassador in Tehran over 'illegal seizure' of oil tanker

Iran summons British ambassador in Tehran over 'illegal seizure' of oil tanker

The British ambassador was also summoned by the ministry to explain the situation. Unlike the United States, Europe does not have broad sanctions against Iran . In November, the US Treasury Departm...

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Christie's goes ahead with contested King Tut statue auction

Christie's goes ahead with contested King Tut statue auction

The hall is set to proceed with a second auction on Thursday to display more Egyptian artifacts, including the head of a small Egyptian bust of King Tutankhamun, for sale despite calls to postpone it ...

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Magnitude Earthquake Hits Southern California, 30 Aftershocks Follow

Magnitude Earthquake Hits Southern California, 30 Aftershocks Follow

San Bernardino County's Fire District said in a tweet that it's conducting an assessment of the region. Thursday's quake was slow and steady in the Los Angeles area, lasting about 30 seconds, ...

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Perth student Alek Sigley leaves North Korea for Tokyo

Missing Perth man Alek Sigley is alive and has left North Korea, Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced during Question Time this afternoon. "I'm sure we all could not be more pleased that we not o...

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Wanted militant blows himself up in Tunisian capital

Wanted militant blows himself up in Tunisian capital

Authorities on Monday announced the hunting of Aymen Smiri they described as "terrorist". There were no other casualties, it added. "When forces began shooting, he blew himself up with an explosive be...

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Stowaway who fell from plane may have worked at airport

Stowaway who fell from plane may have worked at airport

Nobody would have survived being hit. The neighbour said he had been following the Kenyan Airways flight using a plane tracking app and had seen the body fall. However, police are still trying to iden...

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North Korea says US 'hell-bent' on sanctions despite Trump-Kim meeting

North Korea says US 'hell-bent' on sanctions despite Trump-Kim meeting

FILE - Members of the U.N. Security Council vote to tighten sanctions on North Korea at U.N. headquarters in New York, March 7, 2013. It said that the Trump administration, despite its talk of dia...

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Julian Castro praises Nike, compares Betsy Ross flag to Confederate flag

Julian Castro praises Nike, compares Betsy Ross flag to Confederate flag

Symbols matter, too", Dyson told MSNBC host Hallie Jackson when she asked about concerns over political correctness. The cross burning on somebody's lawn. U.S. President Barack Obama gives his inaug...

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U.S. judge says teenager rape defendant from 'good family' deserves leniency

U.S. judge says teenager rape defendant from 'good family' deserves leniency

After both had been drinking, he allegedly filmed himself having sex with her in a darkened room, then sent a text saying: "When your first time having sex was rape". Troiano - now 69 - "expressed c...

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Man falls off a Kenya Airways plane flying over London

Man falls off a Kenya Airways plane flying over London

A neighbor told the BBC he heard a "whomp" and looked out of an upstairs window and saw the body and blood all over the wall of the garden. KQ has also confirmed recovering a bag containing some c...

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Sharjah rulers son buried after death in London

Sharjah rulers son buried after death in London

H.H. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Crown Prince and Deputy Ruler of Sharjah; H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Salem bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Deputy Ruler of Sharjah; H.H. Son of the ruler of t...

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New Poll Shows Harris Leapfrogged Sanders To Second Place In Iowa

New Poll Shows Harris Leapfrogged Sanders To Second Place In Iowa

On today's show , we discussed news about former Vice President Joe Biden's opposition to a federal regulation requiring bussing as a way to integrate black students into traditionally white schools....

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Manslaughter charge dropped against woman whose foetus died in Alabama shooting

Manslaughter charge dropped against woman whose foetus died in Alabama shooting

Jones, 27, was five months pregnant on December 4 when she fought with another woman outside a Dollar General store in Pleasant Grove , west of Birmingham, according to CNN affiliate WBMA . Police...

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More than 200 fall ill after eating at Imelda Marcos party

More than 200 fall ill after eating at Imelda Marcos party

Some 2,500 people gathered in a sports stadium in the capital Manila on Tuesday for a daylong celebration of Imelda Marcos' 90th birthday, yet the event was not the happy affair that many had hoped ...

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Cockroaches are becoming 'almost impossible' to kill, researchers say

Cockroaches are becoming 'almost impossible' to kill, researchers say

New research out of Purdue University has found the most common type of cockroach is getting "closer to invincibility", as a press release puts it. USA researchers have found that certain species ...

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Killed, 70 Injured In Strike On Libya Migrant Centre

Killed, 70 Injured In Strike On Libya Migrant Centre

France is calling for Libya's warring sides to stop fighting and resume talks after an airstrike killed more than 40 people in a migrant detention center. Since 2015 it has had two competing gover...

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Boeing offers $100m to families of 737 crash victims

Boeing offers $100m to families of 737 crash victims

The payouts, which will be offered over several years, is separate to the string of lawsuits filed against the USA company after the crashes that killed nearly 350 people. The Chicago-based planemaker...

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Man drags Central Florida deputy after traffic stop

Man drags Central Florida deputy after traffic stop

Blais then reaches into the auto and grabs the seat belt - and Rudolph's vehicle takes off, taking the deputy along. He requested his insurance information, which Rudolph provided once he was able to ...

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One killed in Italian volcano eruption

One killed in Italian volcano eruption

Witness Gianluca Giuffre told the agency people barricaded themselves in houses and sought shelter in the sea after the "very violent explosion followed by a shower of glowing lapilli and lava materia...

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Rohani: Iran Prepared To Enrich Uranium At Higher Level Despite International Warnings

Rohani: Iran Prepared To Enrich Uranium At Higher Level Despite International Warnings

To be used to produce energy in a nuclear reactor, uranium has to go through a process of enrichment. Previously, Iran enriched as high as 20%, which is a short technical step away from reaching weapo...

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McAleenan calls Facebook posts disturbing

McAleenan calls Facebook posts disturbing

Families shown packed into holding areas at the CPB Centralized Processing Center in McAllen, Texas , on June 11, 2019. Roger Maier, a CBP spokesperson, said anyone who needs medical attention be...

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Massive fire erupts at Jim Beam bourbon warehouse in Kentucky

Massive fire erupts at Jim Beam bourbon warehouse in Kentucky

Both are approximately the size of a football and stand at six to seven stories high, according to Woodford County Emergency Management chief Drew Chandler. The Woodford County Fire Department could n...

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Guadalajara digs out from more than 4 feet of hail

Guadalajara digs out from more than 4 feet of hail

An aerial view of Guadalajara shows vehicles buried in hail in the streets on Sunday. The hailstorm was a rare event, as the city had so far been experiencing sweaty summer days with temperature...

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Dalai Lama ‘deeply sorry for comments on women

Dalai Lama ‘deeply sorry for comments on women

However, the Dalai Lama's office did not row back critical comments about U.S. President Donald Trump, whom he accused of "lacking moral principle". "He is deeply sorry that folks had been hurt by wha...

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President Trump: Admin. is 'moving forward' with adding citizenship question to census

President Trump: Admin. is 'moving forward' with adding citizenship question to census

When it looked like all was lost on the citizenship question for the 2020 census , the Trump White House has taken down the white flag of surrender at least for now. On top of that, there were coll...

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Bernie Sanders says he raised $18 million in second quarter

Bernie Sanders says he raised $18 million in second quarter

Trump's latest Twitter outburst came as the Commerce Department reported that the U.S. trade deficit surged to a five-month high in May, in part on record imports of automobiles - goods on which Trump...

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European Union suspends summit to choose new leaders after record deadlock

European Union suspends summit to choose new leaders after record deadlock

Leaders hope the decision to put two women at the top of European Union decision-making for the first time will send a positive message and fix damage wrought by such a fractious summit, diplomats...

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Decision on new Congress chief will be collective: Venugopal

Decision on new Congress chief will be collective: Venugopal

Gandhi began talking about resigning as party president in May soon after the results of the election were announced. Earlier in the day, according to Hindustan Times , Gandhi had told reporters th...

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Facebook, Instagram having issues uploading images

Facebook, Instagram having issues uploading images

Downdetector .com shows many users in the USA and Europe are still experiencing issues with Twitter features. Various different issues affecting all three of the social media platforms are being ...

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Dubai ruler’s wife flees ‘for her life’ to London

Dubai ruler’s wife flees ‘for her life’ to London

Last October, the fashion magazine Emirates Woman posted an article calling Sheikh Mohammed and Princess Haya "the flawless couple", with pictures it glowingly described as "proof that true romanc...

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790,000 in Japan ordered to evacuate as rain threatens mudslides

790,000 in Japan ordered to evacuate as rain threatens mudslides

Weather officials say 1,000mm (39in) of rain has fallen on Kyushu island since Friday. Evacuation orders were issued for almost 600,000 residents of Kagoshima city and two smaller cities in the sam...

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