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Ukraine president's party tipped to win parliament vote

Ukraine president's party tipped to win parliament vote

Al Jazeera's Mohammed Adow reports. Zelensky's Servant of the People party is expected to garner about 41 percent of the vote and gain a majority in parliament, but it will not have enough seats to ...

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Seagull swoops on garden and flies away with chihuahua

Seagull swoops on garden and flies away with chihuahua

She said: "My partner was in the garden putting the washing out at the time and suddenly he saw it swoop down". The 24-year-old is hoping the power of social media will help bring Gizmo home and r...

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10 years jail for beach shack worker in Scarlett Keeling death case

10 years jail for beach shack worker in Scarlett Keeling death case

The teenager's death caused outrage among the millions of tourists who throng the beaches of the resort city on India's west coast. It comes 11 years after the victim's mother had to plead with po...

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Kurds identify suspected shooter of Turkish diplomat

Kurds identify suspected shooter of Turkish diplomat

Turkish authorities identified him as an older brother of Dersim Dag, a member of the Turkish Parliament from HDP. There was no claim of responsibility for the shooting, but many Iraqi experts have ...

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Puerto Rico gov will not seek reelection, but won't resign

Puerto Rico gov will not seek reelection, but won't resign

But in a four-minute speech, streamed live on Facebook, Gov. Ricardo Rossello said that he would not seek reelection and that he would step down as president of his New Progressive Party. Representati...

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Sudan opposition voices concern over power-sharing deal

Sudan opposition voices concern over power-sharing deal

Economic concerns were among the initial sparks for the protests, which broke out in December when the government announced it would triple the price of bread. The driving force in the FFC is the Suda...

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Iran Warns UK Against 'Dangerous and Unwise' Moves After Tanker Seizure

Iran Warns UK Against 'Dangerous and Unwise' Moves After Tanker Seizure

In the recording, an Iranian vessel can be heard telling a Royal Navy frigate that it wants to inspect the tanker. CGTN's Natalie Powell reports . "Arguments cited by the Iranian side to explain ...

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Lawyer: El Chapo Whisked Away To Colorado Within Hours Of Sentencing

Lawyer: El Chapo Whisked Away To Colorado Within Hours Of Sentencing

He says authorities would tell him only that his client was en route to the supermax facility in Florence, Colorado . The Bureau of Prisons declined to comment further. Guzman joins a long list of n...

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Pompeo expresses disappointment over Turkey's acquisition of Russian missiles

Pompeo expresses disappointment over Turkey's acquisition of Russian missiles

US President Donald Trump will meet with senators amid pressure on the White House to impose sanctions on Turkey for buying Russia's S-400 air defence systems, US media reported Sunday, citing people ...

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Soggy setup ahead, heat relief on the way

Soggy setup ahead, heat relief on the way

Tonight: Partly to mostly cloudy with a chance of showers/storms. Monday will also see scattered showers and storms especially along and south of I-80. Rain will come to an end as we make it into Tu...

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Woman, 25, Charged With Mother’s ‘Horrific’ Murder Appears In Court

Woman, 25, Charged With Mother’s ‘Horrific’ Murder Appears In Court

The New South Wales Police Force said in a news release the incident happened in Sydney just before midnight, when authorities were called to a home after reports of an argument between a 25-year-...

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Rule on asylum wait expanded

Rule on asylum wait expanded

The lawmakers will "investigate, inspect, and evaluate conditions at the facilities on the southern border", according to a statement issued by Schumer's office Friday. Mexican Ambassador to the U.S.,...

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Portugal fire: Over 1000 firefighters tackle blaze, seven reportedly hurt

Portugal fire: Over 1000 firefighters tackle blaze, seven reportedly hurt

The civilian has been airlifted to hospital in Lisbon. Ricardo Aires, the mayor of Vila de Rei, one of the affected municipalities, told Portugal's public broadcaster RTP that there weren't enough f...

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Abe's ruling coalition to maintain upper house majority: exit polls

Abe's ruling coalition to maintain upper house majority: exit polls

NHK public television said Abe's Liberal Democratic Party and its junior partner Komeito had won 64 seats in the upper house after two hours of vote counting. His ruling bloc has a two-thirds majority...

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Vehicle drives through crowds at blessing of the graves ceremony

Vehicle drives through crowds at blessing of the graves ceremony

A man has been arrested in connection with the incident. "And there was a lot of people running and a lot of people screaming". He added: "I tried to wave at him to try and slow him down or stop him...

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Explosion at gas factory in central China kills at least 12

Explosion at gas factory in central China kills at least 12

A huge explosion rocked a gas plant in central China on Friday , causing many injuries and shattering windows and doors of buildings in a three-kilometre radius, state media said. The MEM has sent ...

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Police hunt men who released 'tear gas' on a Tube train

Police hunt men who released 'tear gas' on a Tube train

The incident, involving a group, occurred on a Tube train carriage at Oxford Circus, central London, the BBC reports . Officers searching for the suspects have released CCTV images of two men they ...

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Saudi-led coalition destroys 6 military targets in Yemen's Sanaa

Saudi-led coalition destroys 6 military targets in Yemen's Sanaa

The airstrikes came three days after Saudi Arabia's air defenses intercepted and destroyed bomb-laden drones launched by Houthi rebels toward Jizan airport in the southwest of the kingdom, according t...

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United States military complains Venezuelan jet ‘aggressively shadowed’ its spy plane… blames Russian Federation

United States military complains Venezuelan jet ‘aggressively shadowed’ its spy plane… blames Russian Federation

The encounter between the two planes occurred on Friday, the same day that the Trump administration announced it was imposing sanctions on four top officials in Venezuela's military counterintelligenc...

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Nadler: Mueller Hearing Focus on Trump Wrongdoing Evidence

Nadler: Mueller Hearing Focus on Trump Wrongdoing Evidence

Mueller completed his almost two-year long probe into Russian meddling in the 2016 election in March, and the Justice Department released a redacted copy of his report in April. He added that lawmak...

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Govt may ban FaceApp for armed forces and paramilitary personnel

Govt may ban FaceApp for armed forces and paramilitary personnel

Earlier in 2017, FaceApp was forced to remove filter which allowed users to change their ethnicity, with many calling the app out as racist. Wireless Lab, the St. The episode prompted online users t...

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Scattered storms, less heat this weekend

All-in-all, about 40% of central and south Alabama will receive rain. Those who stay dry will feel warmer, with highs topping out near 90 degrees. One more sweltering hot day for Saturday , with ...

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6 killed in dual blast in Pakistan

6 killed in dual blast in Pakistan

The Pakistani Taliban claimed the attack but did not acknowledge that the bomber was a woman. It was not immediately clear whether the explosion was caused by a suicide bomber or a bomb planted on...

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Black Politician Says She was Told 'Go Back Where You Came From'

Black Politician Says She was Told 'Go Back Where You Came From'

Eric Sparkes showed up during a television interview with Republican state representative from Georgia, Erica Thomas , on Saturday, outside the Atlanta-area Publix store where the incident allegedly...

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Six UK MPs reportedly considering defection if Boris Johnson becomes PM

Six UK MPs reportedly considering defection if Boris Johnson becomes PM

President Trump said he had spoken to Mr Johnson on Thursday, adding: "We get along well". Writing in the Sunday Telegraph, she said that she knew many colleagues have "strong feelings" but a new pr...

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Woman Banned For Life For Trying to Open Airplane Doors Mid-Air

Woman Banned For Life For Trying to Open Airplane Doors Mid-Air

An unruly passenger has been billed $105,000 after her "extremely disruptive behavior" caused a flight to be diverted with a military escort. "Now she must realize the consequences of their actions,...

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Laquan McDonald murder: Four Chicago police fired for alleged police shooting coverup

Laquan McDonald murder: Four Chicago police fired for alleged police shooting coverup

In a separate case, a judge found three other Chicago police officers not guilty of covering up details of McDonald's killing. Van Dyke , the officer responsible for McDonald's death, is the firs...

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Oversight Chairman Cummings asks if DOJ guidelines kept Trump from being prosecuted

Oversight Chairman Cummings asks if DOJ guidelines kept Trump from being prosecuted

U.S. Justice Department policy prohibits the indictment of a sitting president. The U.S. House Oversight Committee on Friday asked prosecutors to produce documents and evidence in the case, saying t...

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Michelle Obama weighs in on Donald Trump’s ‘send her back’ feud

Michelle Obama weighs in on Donald Trump’s ‘send her back’ feud

The first-term politicians - except for Omar - were born in the United States and are of Hispanic, Arab, Somali and African-American descent. He had distanced himself Thursday from the chant (which ...

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British Airways suspends flights to Cairo for 7 days as ‘precaution’

A Government spokesman said: "We are aware that British Airways is notifying passengers that it has chose to suspend flights to Cairo temporarily". Messages left for Egypt's civil aviation ministr...

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Vietnam demands China withdraws vessel from South China Sea

Vietnam demands China withdraws vessel from South China Sea

The East Sea is internationally known as the South China Sea. "China's coercive behaviour towards its southeast Asian neighbours is counterproductive and threatens regional peace and stability", Bolto...

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Severe thunderstorm watch in effect for Guelph, surrounding areas

Severe thunderstorm watch in effect for Guelph, surrounding areas

Never leave people or pets inside a parked vehicle. Environment Canada has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for London, Parkhill, Strathroy, Komoka and Middlesex County. A severe thunderstorm wa...

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British Airways suspends Cairo flights as security precaution

It stated that this is a precautionary measure. Lufthansa followed a few hours later and confirmed that it has cancelled flights to Cairo as well. They gave no further details. The airline has n...

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'CS gas attack' on London Underground train at Oxford Circus

'CS gas attack' on London Underground train at Oxford Circus

There are no further concerns for their health, they said. Officers have urged anyone "who witnessed the incident, or who knows the identity of the men [in the released images]" to contact them by t...

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Mike Pence calls on Saudi Arabia to release critic of Islam

Mike Pence calls on Saudi Arabia to release critic of Islam

US Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday called out ally Saudi Arabia for the suppression of religious liberties and urged it to release Raif Badawi , a blogger imprisoned for reportedly insulting...

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