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Magnitude 4.6 quake shakes Puget Sound

Magnitude 4.6 quake shakes Puget Sound

A flurry of seismic activity in Snohomish County has people on edge after two earthquakes, magnitudes 4.6 and 3.5, shook the area. A USGS intensity map tracked how far away the natural disaster could ...

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Mum arrested after daughter licks medical supply before putting it back

Mum arrested after daughter licks medical supply before putting it back

Cori Ward, 30, faces a charge of tampering with a consumer product without regard for possible death/bodily injury, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office . On Wednesday, Ward told WJAX she u...

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400,000 people have joined a Facebook event pledging to raid Area 51

400,000 people have joined a Facebook event pledging to raid Area 51

If you'll be in Nevada on September 20, there's a Facebook event that may pique your interest. Noticeably, there were many tweets that hilariously described what people will find when they storm in...

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Hawaii's Maui Island wildfire forces evacuations

Hawaii's Maui Island wildfire forces evacuations

The cloud of smoke from the fire is big enough to be visible from outer space, the National Weather Service says. It jumped a highway and spread across fallow fields and more brush. County officials i...

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Protesters congregate outside Detroit ICE office ahead of potential weekend raids

Protesters congregate outside Detroit ICE office ahead of potential weekend raids

Mayor Libby Schaaf tipped residents off past year that immigration agents would be conducting enforcement operations , President Donald Trump called her actions a "disgrace". "We don't want to ta...

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Florida woman accused of urinating in ice cream machine of neighboring business

Florida woman accused of urinating in ice cream machine of neighboring business

Pinellas County Sheriff's Office confirmed Wypcha had been charged with two felonies: criminal mischief and tampering. As for why the woman targeted the next-door ice cream shop, Paul Chiulli spe...

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Multiple injuries reported after fire breaks out at Moscow power plant

Multiple injuries reported after fire breaks out at Moscow power plant

The causes of the fire are not yet known, though Interfax reported that it may have been ignited by construction-related damage to the gas pipeline where it began. "In firefighting terms, the bl...

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Islamabad High Court orders removal of accountability judge Arshad Malik

Islamabad High Court orders removal of accountability judge Arshad Malik

According to an IHC spokesperson, acting IHC Chief Justice Amir Farooq received judge Malik's letter and then chose to request the law ministry to remove him from the post. In December, the accountabi...

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At Vatican, empty tombs add new twist to missing girl tale

At Vatican, empty tombs add new twist to missing girl tale

The mystery behind the disappearance of an Italian teen 36 years ago intensified Thursday as the tombs of two 19th-century princesses buried at the Vatican were unsealed. The Vatican confirmed tha...

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Army to be deployed to Cape Town crime hotspots - Cele

Army to be deployed to Cape Town crime hotspots - Cele

In June 2018, there were 344 alleged murder admissions in Cape Town and in June 2019, there were 448. This follows after the deployment of South African National Defence Force (SANDF) for a period o...

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Opposing Rallies Mark 'Dog Meat Day' in South Korea

Opposing Rallies Mark 'Dog Meat Day' in South Korea

But consumption has declined as the nation embraces the idea of dogs as pets instead of livestock, with slaughterhouses closing and pressure mounting from activists - at home and overseas - to ban eat...

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Here's why Trump is insulting Paul Ryan

Here's why Trump is insulting Paul Ryan

Trump called Ryan "the failed V.P. candidate" and said his "record of achievement was atrocious (except during my first two years as President)". A new book excerpt has stirred up a new fight be...

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United Nations human rights body censures Philippines

United Nations human rights body censures Philippines

Matar said , "It signals the start of accountability for thousands of "drug war"-related killings and other abuses, and will provide hope to countless survivors and families of victims". Duterte's go...

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Bernie Sanders plans trip to Canada with group seeking cheaper insulin

He's making the trip to highlight the disparity in prices between the private healthcare system in the US and Canada's publicly funded model. The Medicare system in the US now only provides health ins...

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Embattled Labor Secretary Alex Acosta stepping down

Embattled Labor Secretary Alex Acosta stepping down

I told him that I thought the right thing was to step aside . Trump called Acosta "a great Labor Secretary, not a good Labor Secretary", "a fantastic Secretary of Labor", and emphasized that "he's ...

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Los Angeles Fertility Clinic Sued After Mothers Give Birth to Wrong Babies

Los Angeles Fertility Clinic Sued After Mothers Give Birth to Wrong Babies

A Southern California couple is suing a fertility clinic, claiming their embryo was mistakenly implanted in a NY woman, who gave birth to their son as well as a second boy belonging to another couple....

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Trump Sends Best Wishes to Ex-British Ambasador

Trump Sends Best Wishes to Ex-British Ambasador

London's Metropolitan Police said its terrorism command, which investigates potential breaches of Britain's Official Secrets Act, had initiated the probe into the leaking of Kim Darroch's correspo...

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Green EU lawmakers oppose von der Leyen's bid for Commission chief

Green EU lawmakers oppose von der Leyen's bid for Commission chief

From whether she has enough support from MEPs to if she stands behind a United States of Europe , see how von der Leyen responded in the video player above. European Union diplomats believe the parl...

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Russian Federation reportedly delivered first S-400 system to Turkey

Russian Federation reportedly delivered first S-400 system to Turkey

A third delivery - of 120 guided missiles - will be carried out by ship at the end of the summer, the source was quoted as saying. The S-400 system can hit targets at a distance of round 250 miles and...

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Dramatic video shows Coast Guard nabbing suspected drug-smuggling submarine

Dramatic video shows Coast Guard nabbing suspected drug-smuggling submarine

Coast Guard stopped a submarine carrying 16,000 pounds of cocaine off the coast of South America, part of a $ 569 million drug bust, officials said Thursday. Homemade submarines are commonly used...

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House panel authorizes subpeonas in migrant separation policy probe

House panel authorizes subpeonas in migrant separation policy probe

The panel's subpoenas are certain to meet resistance from the White House, which has already blocked testimony from former White House Counsel Don McGahn , former White House deputy counsel Annie Do...

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US Intent On Gulf Military Coalition To Stop Shipping Threat

US Intent On Gulf Military Coalition To Stop Shipping Threat

Gen Dunford said the United States become speaking to a series of worldwide locations with the "political will" to toughen the plans. In order to prevent this from happening amidst mounting US-I...

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Sticky situation: Disoriented driver detained after cactus crash in Arizona

Sticky situation: Disoriented driver detained after cactus crash in Arizona

He was arrested on suspicion of driving under influence and for criminal damage. The driver sustained only minor injuries, cop said. Deputies observed alleged signs and symptoms associated with impa...

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North Korea calls South Korea's F-35 jet purchases 'extremely dangerous action'

North Korea calls South Korea's F-35 jet purchases 'extremely dangerous action'

The project was announced in 2014 to cope with then rising military threats from North Korea, which was conducting an unusually large number of weapons tests. His warm meetings with Trump may be payin...

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Trump, Netanyahu spoke about Iran's 'malign' acts

Trump, Netanyahu spoke about Iran's 'malign' acts

The two leaders spoke on the phone Thursday to address the latest developments in the Middle East as well as regional security challenges. President Trump and Prime Minister Netanyahu also vowed to ...

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Tom Watson backs automatic exclusions over Labour antisemitism

Tom Watson backs automatic exclusions over Labour antisemitism

Four of the eight officials have spoken publicly to Panorama despite signing gagging clauses. Fiona Sharpe, spokesman for Labour Against Antisemitism , said in a statement , "Tonight's hour-long...

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Dems Demand Acosta Resignation Over Epstein Plea Deal

Dems Demand Acosta Resignation Over Epstein Plea Deal

WHITE: Well, it's probably true because something this high-profile and potentially incendiary you would think would normally go up past the USA attorney, Mr. Top Democratic lawmakers and many Democra...

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British far-right activist Tommy Robinson jailed for nine months

British far-right activist Tommy Robinson jailed for nine months

Robinson, real name Stephen Yaxley-Lennon, was found guilty of contempt of court past year and sentenced to 13 months in prison. Officers put on their helmets as they were pelted with drinks bottl...

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Germany’s Merkel Sits for Anthems After Shaking Episodes

Germany’s Merkel Sits for Anthems After Shaking Episodes

The shaking on Wednesday was less severe than during the first episode in June, when she appeared unsteady and shook as she stood next to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky. "You can be sure that ...

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Missing American Scientist From New York Found Dead In Greece

Missing American Scientist From New York Found Dead In Greece

Suzanne Eaton, 59, who graduated from Byram Hills High School in Armonk in 1977, was found dead on Monday, July 8, said her employer, Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics i...

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'I am crying': Restaurant's hilarious Moana birthday cake fail

'I am crying': Restaurant's hilarious Moana birthday cake fail

The hilarious goof up went viral after Kensli who works as a bartender at a Longhorn Steak House, posted pictures of the cake on Facebook. A mother ordered a Disney-themed cake for her daughter's bi...

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Kim Darroch resigns as United Kingdom ambassador to USA after leaked Trump comment

Kim Darroch resigns as United Kingdom ambassador to USA after leaked Trump comment

Theresa May has been left dismayed by the resignation, telling MPs that his departure was a "matter of great regret", adding: "The whole cabinet rightly gave its full support to Sir Kim on Tuesday". ...

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Miss. candidate: Woman reporter needs chaperone to cover him

Miss. candidate: Woman reporter needs chaperone to cover him

Journalist Larrison Campbell said she was looking forward to covering Robert Foster's campaign. The reporter, Larrison Campbell , wrote in Mississippi Today on Tuesday that the paper ...

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Metal drinking straw fatally impales woman through eye, brain after fall

Metal drinking straw fatally impales woman through eye, brain after fall

The 60-year-old's wife said she believes the metal straws can be extremely hazardous, especially for those with mobility issues. A riding accident at the age of 21 had left her with multiple fract...

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Federal Appeals Court Hands Win to Trump in Hotel 'Emoluments' Case

Federal Appeals Court Hands Win to Trump in Hotel 'Emoluments' Case

The 4th Circuit Court of Appeals unanimously dropped the suit filed by Maryland and the District of Columbia, ruling that there was no legal standing for the plaintiffs to sue the president. Those inc...

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