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Russian Federation calls for investigation over South Korean airspace violation claims

Russian Federation calls for investigation over South Korean airspace violation claims

For years, the United States counted on a united stand with Japan and South Korea to stand up to what all three have seen as North Korean aggression. The latter has accused the South Koreans of acti...

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Ex-wife pleads guilty to facilitation of first-degree murder of Lorenzen Wright

Ex-wife pleads guilty to facilitation of first-degree murder of Lorenzen Wright

The murder case and separation has been hard on Marion, who held vigils and balloon releases every year since her son died to keep his memory alive. His decomposed body was found 10 days later in a ...

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Palestinian Authority Decides to Suspend All Agreements Signed With Israel

Palestinian Authority Decides to Suspend All Agreements Signed With Israel

The two governments work together on matters ranging from water to security, and withdrawing from agreements could impact security in the West Bank . Ambassador Nicolas de Riviere said. The United St...

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Justice Department schedules executions for federal inmates - the first since 2003

Justice Department schedules executions for federal inmates - the first since 2003

Executions on the federal level have always been rare. "Additional executions will be scheduled at a later date", a statement from the Department of Justice said . The number of people executed...

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WashPost: Navy SEALs Sent Home From Iraq for Drinking

WashPost: Navy SEALs Sent Home From Iraq for Drinking

Initially, the US Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) stated that the platoon, stationed in Iraq as part of the US mission to combat Daesh, had been ordered to return home due to " perceived de...

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9 of 12 Indians on seized tanker released by Iran

9 of 12 Indians on seized tanker released by Iran

The 18 Indian crew members on board the Iranian seized tanker, Stena Impero , were also granted consular access by Iranian authorities on Thursday, said Minister of State for External Affairs V Mural...

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Ukraine seizes Russian ship in Black Sea

Ukraine seizes Russian ship in Black Sea

Due to the blocking by the Neyma tanker of the Kerch-Yenikale Canal in the Kerch Strait, SBU investigators, under the procedural control of the Military Prosecutor's Office, have launched a pretrial...

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Remains ID'd as those of Colorado girl missing 34 years

Remains ID'd as those of Colorado girl missing 34 years

Jonelle Matthews vanished in December 1984 after she was dropped off at her home in Greeley, Colorado, about 50 miles (80 kms) north of Denver , following a performance singing in a school Christmas...

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US Marines arrested on human trafficking, drugs charges

US Marines arrested on human trafficking, drugs charges

Marine Corps officials. A human smuggling investigation by the military led to the arrests . "The investigation is ongoing", said division spokesman, 1st Lt. Law was driving while Salazar-Quintero...

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Year-old YouTuber, buys $8 million property

Year-old YouTuber, buys $8 million property

The charity accused the guardians of the child YouTuber of gaining financial profit by putting the children in situations that could put them under mental distress and distributing the footage to the...

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U.S. Senate panel advances Saudi sanctions measure

U.S. Senate panel advances Saudi sanctions measure

Despite the bipartisan support in both the House and Senate to block the sales, Congress is not expected to have the two-thirds majority needed to override Mr. Back on Wednesday, Ansarullah spokesman ...

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Tunisian President Essebsi dies at 92

Tunisian President Essebsi dies at 92

The prime minister also declared seven days of national mourning. A leading figure in the country's fortunes since 2011, Essebsi was hospitalized late last month after suffering what authorities d...

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Judge blocks asylum policy at US-Mexico border

Judge blocks asylum policy at US-Mexico border

After the White House announced the rule on July 16, the American Civil Liberties Union and other rights groups sued in California on the grounds it violates USA law that welcomes those who come to ...

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Frenchman fails in attempt to cross English Channel on hoverboard

Frenchman fails in attempt to cross English Channel on hoverboard

Zapata started his journey early this morning from near Calais. "I lost balance (and) I fell in the water". Zapata was not injured as he dropped into the Channel. The inventor captured the world's ima...

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NGO confirms six aid workers kidnapped in Nigeria

NGO confirms six aid workers kidnapped in Nigeria

Worldwide aid agency Action Against Hunger said that a staff member and five others kidnapped in Nigeria last week had appeared in a video released on Wednesday evening and that they were "apparentl...

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Puerto Rican governor to resign

Puerto Rican governor to resign

Rosselló announced his official resignation , effective immediately as of August 2, 2019, making him the first-ever governor to step down. Badillo migrated from Puerto Rico just over a year ago. As...

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Economists Say Trump Administration Is Over-Paying Farmers For Trade Losses

Economists Say Trump Administration Is Over-Paying Farmers For Trade Losses

USA farmers have suffered from retaliatory tariffs that China, the European Union (EU) and other trading partners placed on American agricultural products after Trump slapped tariffs on hundreds of bi...

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Dwayne Johnson Joins Protests Against Construction on Hawaii’s Tallest Mountain

Dwayne Johnson Joins Protests Against Construction on Hawaii’s Tallest Mountain

In Canada, an indigenous group wrote Prime Minister Justin Trudeau asking him to withdraw Canadian government funding for the project. Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson made a surprise visit to a protes...

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Search warrant issued against Puerto Rico's embattled governor

Search warrant issued against Puerto Rico's embattled governor

Trump didn't respond directly Monday when asked if Rosselló should step down, but described him as "a awful governor". Hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets of San Juan Monday in t...

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Four teens charged with assaulting gay couple on London bus

Four teens charged with assaulting gay couple on London bus

The boys began making "lewd and homophobic comments" to the couple as they sat on the top deck before attacking them, according to London's Metropolitan Police. Melania Geymonat and her partner were ...

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Four people killed, two wounded in Los Angeles shooting spree

Four people killed, two wounded in Los Angeles shooting spree

Hundreds of LAPD officers were involved in the search for Gerry Dean Zaragoza, who was taken into custody Thursday afternoon, more than 12 hours after the first killings, the Orange County Register ...

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Mogadishu mayor wounded in blast at his office

Mogadishu mayor wounded in blast at his office

Al-Shabaab has been terrorizing the Somali capital for months, and carried out additional bombings earlier this week, leaving dozens dead and injured. - A auto bomb exploded near the Somali parliament...

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#JusticeForJanise: Chicago girl with special needs allegedly attacked by group

#JusticeForJanise: Chicago girl with special needs allegedly attacked by group

The girl was located Tuesday night and taken to an area hospital where she was treated and released. An investigation into the footage is ongoing, police spokeswoman Kellie Bartoli told via the n...

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Biden criminal justice plan reverses part of 1994 crime bill

Biden criminal justice plan reverses part of 1994 crime bill

Kamala Harris , D-Calif., has also received criticism for her past work as a prosecutor and California's attorney general - especially for her campaign against truancy as district attorney. "In partic...

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New PM Boris Johnson considering adding dog to Downing Street staff

New PM Boris Johnson considering adding dog to Downing Street staff

Downing Street , the nerve center of British government for almost 300 years, is already home to a brown and white tabby cat who carries the official title "Chief Mouser to the Cabinet Office". "They ...

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China launches first private rocket capable of carrying satellites

China launches first private rocket capable of carrying satellites

By the end of 2018, China has seen over 100 registered private companies in the commercial space industry, according to a market report. The sector is now dominated by SpaceX and Blue Origin in the ...

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Thieves raid Sao Paulo airport terminal, flee with gold

Thieves raid Sao Paulo airport terminal, flee with gold

Brazilian police said $40 million worth of gold and other precious metals were stolen by eight armed assailants from Guarulhos Airport in country's busiest city Sao Paulo . No shots were fired during...

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Mexico: Two Israelis killed in Mexico City shopping centre shooting

Mexico: Two Israelis killed in Mexico City shopping centre shooting

Though the woman was quickly arrested and claimed the killings were a crime of passion, prosecutors later discounted that motive, and said that global "criminal groups" were involved. Police sources t...

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Trump sues to block House from getting his state tax returns

Trump sues to block House from getting his state tax returns

Richard Neal, the Democratic chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, is reportedly considering requesting Trump's returns from NY under the new law, which officials say could be provided easil...

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'Worst Mediterranean tragedy this year' as 150 migrants feared drowned

'Worst Mediterranean tragedy this year' as 150 migrants feared drowned

The Anti-Illegal Immigration Agency in the capital, Tripoli, said that up to 350 migrants were on board the boats that capsized on Thursday off the coast of the Libyan town of Khoms, around 120 kilome...

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British vessel transits strait where Iran seized tanker

British vessel transits strait where Iran seized tanker

The owner, Stena Bulk, made contact on Tuesday with the ship's master who said they were safe and there was good co-operation with the Iranians on board. President Hassan Rouhani suggested on Wednes...

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Bison charges little girl at yellowstone

Bison charges little girl at yellowstone

After about 20 minutes, the animal charged the group, tossing the girl into the air. The little girl from Odessa, Florida, was injured but treated by park emergency medical personnel before being ta...

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Education unions respond to new prime minister

Education unions respond to new prime minister

In a post on social media, Greenpeace said the letter contained "answers to tackling the Climate Emergency" and challenged the newly elected Conservative leader to act. Johnson, whose personal bra...

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China's defense ministry says U.S. undermining global strategic stability

China's defense ministry says U.S. undermining global strategic stability

The United States was the first country mentioned in the document's opening section about "prominent destabilizing factors" and "profound changes" in the global security environment. The first compr...

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Theresa May resigns as Prime Minister

Theresa May resigns as Prime Minister

Her effective deputy prime minister David Lidington also announced he was standing down from the Government. But May is not cashing in - for now. Shortly before, she led her final Prime Minister's...

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