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Dutch law banning face-covering apparel in public places comes into force

Dutch law banning face-covering apparel in public places comes into force

When the law passed in June 2018, Upper House press officer Gert Riphagen estimated there were between 200 and 400 burqa or niqab-wearing people in the Netherlands , out of a population of roughly 17...

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Mogadishu mayor dies of wounds following Al-Shabaab attack

Mogadishu mayor dies of wounds following Al-Shabaab attack

The bombing occurred just hours after UN Special Representative for Somalia James Swan had been visiting the mayor. "The Mogadishu mayor has died today in Qatar ". Abdinur Mohamed Ahmed, a spokesma...

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Senate passes spending bill that gives almost $3T, suspends debt ceiling

Senate passes spending bill that gives almost $3T, suspends debt ceiling

Eliminating the possibility of defaulting on the nation's debt and having another government shutdown come October, the Senate passed a hefty, bipartisan two-year budget agreement on Thursday-despit...

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USA to slap China with more tariffs

USA to slap China with more tariffs

Trump wasn't pleased that China had not offered concrete promises to purchase American agricultural products during the talks, something he believed was agreed to when he met with Chinese President ...

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Cisco pays $8.6 million for selling surveillance system it knew was vulnerable

Cisco pays $8.6 million for selling surveillance system it knew was vulnerable

Whistleblower attorney, Claire Sylvia, argued that many federal and state agencies depended on Cisco's video surveillance systems to help monitor security at their facilities. "The Cisco VSM is fundam...

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Pompeo says United States doesn't ask South-east Asians to take sides

Pompeo says United States doesn't ask South-east Asians to take sides

Speaking about the Mekong River, an area in which China has been investing in hydroelectric plants, Pompeo said all countries must have respect for national sovereignty and the rule of law. On a tour ...

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Army Colonel Says Hyten Made False Statements About Sexually Assaulting Her

Army Colonel Says Hyten Made False Statements About Sexually Assaulting Her

He did multiple times". Republican Sen. James Inhofe, the chairman of the committee, met with Hyten on Monday but would not confirm if the sexual assault allegations would be addressed in the hearin...

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North Korea launches another projectile

North Korea launches another projectile

The reclusive leader can be seen observing the launch of ballistic missiles in images released by state-run media, but the exact location of the launch is unknown. Since the collapse of a summit bet...

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Gabbard Exposes Harris's Unprogressive Record As a Prosecutor

Gabbard Exposes Harris's Unprogressive Record As a Prosecutor

Cory Booker (D-N.J.), center, and former Vice President Joe Biden listen during the Democratic Presidential Debate at the Fox Theatre in Detroit on July 31, 2019. "I don't think there's anything h...

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Massive explosion in Lincoln County; at least 1 person dead, 5 injured

Massive explosion in Lincoln County; at least 1 person dead, 5 injured

Purdy said the impacted area is large, and that the siding of a home approximately 400 or 500 yards from the initial explosion had melted off. Tim Adams, who lives around one mile away from where th...

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Trump offers Putin help with Siberian wildfires

Trump offers Putin help with Siberian wildfires

Russian President Vladimir Putin appreciates US President Donald Trump's offer to help with extinguishing wildfires in Siberia as a signal that Moscow and Washington will manage to fully normaliz...

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North Korea says it tested new rocket system

The launches from the eastern coastal town of Wonsan were North Korea's second weapons test in less than a week and were seen as a move to keep up pressure on Washington and Seoul amid a stalemate...

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China Starts Week-long Muscle Flexing Military Exercises Near Taiwan

China Starts Week-long Muscle Flexing Military Exercises Near Taiwan

Two-way trade between ASEAN members and China topped $580 billion previous year, while Chinese investment in Southeast Asian nations hit almost $10 billion, making the region its second-largest invest...

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Trump Orders Navy to Rescind Medals Given to SEAL Eddie Gallagher's Prosecutors

Trump Orders Navy to Rescind Medals Given to SEAL Eddie Gallagher's Prosecutors

Gallagher also was found not guilty of attempted murder charges stemming from the wounding of two unarmed civilians - a school girl and an elderly man - who were shot from a sniper's perch. Trump then...

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National Archives releases racist phone call between Nixon, Reagan

National Archives releases racist phone call between Nixon, Reagan

The National Archives originally released the tape of the phone call in 2000 without the racist portion, but as a researcher, Naftali said , he requested a new review of Nixon's conversations w...

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New Poll: Majority of Palestinians Oppose Outright Rejection of Trump Peace Plan

New Poll: Majority of Palestinians Oppose Outright Rejection of Trump Peace Plan

Labourers work at a construction site in the Israeli settlement of Beitar Illit in the Israeli-occupied West Bank April 7, 2019. Israeli settlements in the West Bank are seen as illegal under glob...

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RCMP search small Northern Manitoba community for B.C. murder suspects

RCMP search small Northern Manitoba community for B.C. murder suspects

Multiple RCMP resources are being sent to York Landing, MB, to investigate a tip that the two suspects are possibly in, or near, the community. "We thank the community for their patience and unders...

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Kentucky's Kelly Craft confirmed as US Ambassador to UN

Kentucky's Kelly Craft confirmed as US Ambassador to UN

Senator Bob Menendez, the top Democrat on the Foreign Relations Committee, accused Craft of lacking the "seriousness and professionalism" for the post at the world body. She and her husband, Joe Craft...

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Hong Kong protesters appear in court on riot charges

Hong Kong protesters appear in court on riot charges

All were released on bail and are due back in court on September 25. China's Foreign Ministry on Tuesday claimed the recent protests in Hong Kong are "the work of the US", adding that the United S...

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44 injured after 'tsunami pool' malfunctions at water park

44 injured after 'tsunami pool' malfunctions at water park

It then sweeps away the tourists and flips them upside down in the chaos. Those standing outside the wave pool can be seen running for their lives as they realise the giant wave is going to splash o...

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U.S., Chinese officials show signs of trade progress in Shanghai

U.S., Chinese officials show signs of trade progress in Shanghai

China's trade minister Zhong Shan played a more prominent role in the discussions than in previous rounds. China's Commerce Ministry said "both sides. After the Trump administration announced steep ...

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Unnao case: CJI seeks report on threat letter to victim's family

Unnao case: CJI seeks report on threat letter to victim's family

But during the protest, Jaya was seen smiling with the group of politicians. "From which angel they look as if they are asking for justice they seem to be enjoying", a Twitter user commented after w...

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Neighbours catch toddler falling from balcony in heart-stopping video

Neighbours catch toddler falling from balcony in heart-stopping video

As the boy clung on for dear life, neighbours quickly gathered below, formed a circle and held out a blanket. "I looked up and saw a child was dangling up there". "I held out the blanket along with ...

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Navy pilot missing after fighter jet crash in Mojave Desert

Navy pilot missing after fighter jet crash in Mojave Desert

Death Valley National Park's public information officer Patrick Taylor said he received a call from the Panamint Springs Resort in Darwin of a military plane crash on the west side of Death Valley, ne...

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Russian doctors say no poison detected in jailed Kremlin critic

Russian doctors say no poison detected in jailed Kremlin critic

The activist was rushed to hospital on Sunday with "severe swelling of the face and skin redness", which his lawyer and his personal doctor have said could be a result of poisoning. Lyubov Sobol, 31, ...

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Thailand, Russia pledge to expand cooperation

Thailand, Russia pledge to expand cooperation

The US also regularly sails and flies military assets close to the disputed areas in what it calls freedom of navigation operations. Beijing also is disinclined to flout legal norms that might res...

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Democratic debates: Key takeaways from round one

Democratic debates: Key takeaways from round one

Bernie Sanders (I-VT) and Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and moderates such as former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper . Independent Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont speaks during the first of two ...

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Trump Says He'll Fight for Ratcliffe to Offset Spy Agencies 'Run Amok'

Trump Says He'll Fight for Ratcliffe to Offset Spy Agencies 'Run Amok'

But McConnell's critics revived their attacks last week, after special counsel Robert Mueller confirmed his report on Russian interference in the presidential election for the first time before Cong...

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Marianne Williamson's impassioned defense of Flint was her breakout moment

Marianne Williamson's impassioned defense of Flint was her breakout moment

Even The New Yorker brought it; the magazine tweeted out a starkly attractive graphic with a Williamson debate quote. Senators Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders repeatedly called for massive, ...

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USA sanctions Iran’s foreign minister amid escalating tensions

USA sanctions Iran’s foreign minister amid escalating tensions

However, the Trump administration is not closing the door to potential nuclear talks with Iran by sanctioning Zarif, who it does not consider a significant decision maker , a USA official said on W...

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North Korea fires unidentified projectiles, South Korean military says

North Korea fires unidentified projectiles, South Korean military says

The first missile was launched at 5:06 a.m., and the second at 5:27 a.m., from the Kalma area near the North's eastern port of Wonsan, according to the JCS. Last week, the North's Korean Central News ...

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UNSC Envoys Call on Antonio Guterres to Investigate Idlib Airstrikes

UNSC Envoys Call on Antonio Guterres to Investigate Idlib Airstrikes

At least 14 UN-supported healthcare facilities "have been damaged or destroyed in northwest Syria since the end of April", the countries told Guterres in their letter, which was seen by Reuters . "Th...

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Roadside explosion kills at least 34 civilians in Afghanistan

Roadside explosion kills at least 34 civilians in Afghanistan

Mohibullah Mohib, spokesman for the provincial police chief in Farah, says six people were wounded in the bombing Wednesday morning in Bala Buluk district. "Initial information was two USA forces have...

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Fire breaks out at Exxon Mobil refinery in Houston area

Fire breaks out at Exxon Mobil refinery in Houston area

The company was still working to shut down the olefins unit which processes propane and propylene - a plastics building block - and isolate the fuel keeping the fire burning, he said. Exxon Mobil says...

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GOP Sen. Josh Hawley: Big Tech Embraces Addiction As A Business Model

GOP Sen. Josh Hawley: Big Tech Embraces Addiction As A Business Model

The legislation, if passed, would ban features like infinite scroll for news feeds and autoplay for videos. A Snapstreak occurs when two Snapchat friends have snapped each other within 24 hours ...

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