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Australia says it won’t be base for US midrange missiles

Australia says it won’t be base for US midrange missiles

Speaking to reporters on the way to Australia Saturday, Secretary of Defense Mark Esper said he was in favor of deploying USA missiles to Asia within months, though didn't specify an exact timelin...

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Saoirse Kennedy Hill funeral set for Monday morning

Saoirse Kennedy Hill funeral set for Monday morning

Ms Hill had been passionate about human rights, feminism and had worked with indigenous communities to build schools in Mexico, the Kennedy family said. The Cape and Islands District Attorney's Office...

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Brazil gang boss dresses up as daughter in prison escape bid

Brazil gang boss dresses up as daughter in prison escape bid

Clauvino da Silva , also known as "Shorty", was found out when he displayed nervousness while trying to leave the penitentiary in the western part of Rio de Janeiro . Clauvino da Silva dressed in hi...

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Attorney General orders investigation into Cairo deadly crash

Attorney General orders investigation into Cairo deadly crash

There was no official statement indicating that the explosion on Cairo's Nile Corniche road was an attack. The Health Ministry said it had evacuated patients from the oncology centre to other hosp...

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Disturbing Surveillance Footage From Dayton Shooting

Disturbing Surveillance Footage From Dayton Shooting

Sunday's shooting in Dayton is the 22nd mass killing of 2019 in the USA, according to the AP/USA Today/Northeastern University mass murder database that tracks homicides where four or more people kill...

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Scotland would vote for independence

Scotland would vote for independence

A new Lord Ashcroft poll published this morning by Holyrood Magazine shows 52 per cent of Scots back independence, with a majority also favouring a referendum before 2021. Scottish independence wo...

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Egypt welcomes consensus on Sudan constitutional declaration

Egypt welcomes consensus on Sudan constitutional declaration

Sudan's military rulers and the main opposition coalition reached an agreement paving the way for a new transitional government on Saturday, the African Union said, after lengthy negotiations follow...

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Neil deGrasse Tyson Causes Controversy With Tweet After Mass Shootings

Neil deGrasse Tyson Causes Controversy With Tweet After Mass Shootings

Television personality and astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson has come under fire for a "disappointing" tweet , responding to the latest string of mass shootings in the United States. But if we'r...

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South Korea says can overtake Japan through economic cooperation with North Korea

South Korea says can overtake Japan through economic cooperation with North Korea

President Moon Jae-in made the comments in a meeting with senior aides to discuss Japan's imposition of trade curbs on South Korea. However the moves - which Tokyo has said are based on national sec...

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Crude Oil Price Slumps After US Increase Chinese Trade Tariffs

Crude Oil Price Slumps After US Increase Chinese Trade Tariffs

At 12:29 GMT, September WTI crude oil futures are trading $54.93, down $0.72 or -1.31% and October Brent crude oil futures are at $61.13, down $0.76 or -1.27%. Trump last week said he would impose...

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London police arrest teen after child falls from Tate Modern balcony

London police arrest teen after child falls from Tate Modern balcony

A spokeswoman for the London Metropolitan Police said the boy was "in stable condition, but still critical". He was airlifted to a local hospital and is now in a critical condition. She said the m...

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24yo Dayton shooter used Kalashnikov-type rifle to shoot dozens, 10 dead

24yo Dayton shooter used Kalashnikov-type rifle to shoot dozens, 10 dead

In Ohio, residents are reeling from a violent attack that struck the city in the early hours of Sunday morning, while across the US, people are struggling to come to terms with the news of the two sep...

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Royal family post birthday messages as Meghan Markle turns 38

Royal family post birthday messages as Meghan Markle turns 38

Meghan Markle reportedly tricked and betrayed Kate Middleton . Crowds met the Duke and Duchess of Sussex on their first official visit to the county. "For the month of August we look to you for ...

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July casualties in Afghanistan highest since May 2017: UNAMA

July casualties in Afghanistan highest since May 2017: UNAMA

On July 28, suicide bombers and gunmen stormed the Kabul office of Amrullah Saleh, President Ashraf Ghani's running-mate for upcoming elections, killing at least 20 people. The Washington Post, citing...

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Cloudflare ends services for 'lawless' 8chan after El Paso massacre

Kramer said while there are laws, regulations and processes in place for pulling online support services from websites like those used for child pornography, lawmakers and regulators have been less ...

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Strike by Heathrow workers suspended to allow more talks

Strike by Heathrow workers suspended to allow more talks

Security guards, firefighters, engineers and drivers at Heathrow had planned to go on strike at 12:01 a.m. Monday over an ongoing pay dispute. A 24-hour walkout is still scheduled to take place on Tue...

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Proposed New Zealand abortion law to give women right to choose

Proposed New Zealand abortion law to give women right to choose

That's it. Under the proposed legislation, a woman can, up to 20 weeks of pregnancy, "self-refer" (another way of saying "decide for herself") and no longer needs a referral from a GP. Retain the crim...

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250th Mass Shooting in 2019 Leaves 9 Dead in Dayton

250th Mass Shooting in 2019 Leaves 9 Dead in Dayton

It took just 30 seconds in OH and zero bullets in Texas for officers to stop two mass shooters this weekend, but not before 29 people were killed and about 50 injured in less than 24 hours. "People my...

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Egypt: Seventeen dead in auto explosion in central Cairo

Egypt: Seventeen dead in auto explosion in central Cairo

The cancer treatment facility was evacuated after the crash, which happened near the famed Tahrir Square. The Office of Information of the University of Cairo , to which the cancer institute belong...

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Sudan crisis: Military and opposition agree constitutional declaration

Sudan crisis: Military and opposition agree constitutional declaration

The arrangement on the affirmation came after the military gathering reported that nine RSF fighters had been expelled and confined in association with the murdering of nonconformists, including four ...

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London teen goes missing in Seremban

London teen goes missing in Seremban

Police are mobilizing their canine unit in an attempt to find the young girl, who is estimated to have gone missing in the early hours of Sunday morning. Her parents had said that her disappearance is...

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Beto Says Trump Is 'Encouraging' White Supremacist Violence

Beto Says Trump Is 'Encouraging' White Supremacist Violence

Castro was responding directly to a prior interview on "This Week" with acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney. The person in Dayton was a sick person. "We have a broken criminal justice sy...

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Iran's Zarif sanctioned after declining Trump meet

Iran's Zarif sanctioned after declining Trump meet

Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif talks to the media during the Ministerial Meeting of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) Coordinating Bureau in Caracas, Venezuela July 20, 2019. "We know tha...

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Instagram Will Be Renamed by Facebook | Facebook, Instagram

Instagram Will Be Renamed by Facebook | Facebook, Instagram

PT, according to Down Detector . I'm sure people with love that. The Information (via TechCrunch ) cites three unnamed sources who revealed that Facebook's properties are going to have new b...

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Hong Kong protests continue after overnight violence and arrests

Hong Kong protests continue after overnight violence and arrests

Thousands of protesters once again took to the streets of Hong Kong on Sunday after violent clashes with police the night before. The scene was all too familiar in the semi-autonomous Chinese territ...

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S Korea urges Japan to correct 'reckless, risky' export curb

S Korea urges Japan to correct 'reckless, risky' export curb

The trade row escalated on Friday when Japan removed South Korea from a favored trading nations list, prompting Seoul to warn it would not be defeated again by its neighbor, laying bare decades-old wa...

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Brazil's space research chief says he was sacked over Bolsonaro deforestation spat

The agency says 920 square kilometers (370 square miles) of Amazon forest were lost in June - an 88 percent increase from the same month past year. And Bolsonaro made his threat that if it were show...

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Jakarta, neighbouring provinces in Java hit by major power blackout

Jakarta, neighbouring provinces in Java hit by major power blackout

Ms Cahyani said electricity customers in the provinces of West Java and Banten should get power back within four to five hours. The first disturbance occurred due to Gas Turbine 1 to 6 Suralaya expe...

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Teen arrested after 'throwing' boy from London's Tate Modern

Teen arrested after 'throwing' boy from London's Tate Modern

He was airlifted to a local hospital and is now in a critical condition. Visitors were initially locked inside the gallery at Bankside on the South Bank. The popular outdoor viewing area at the Tate...

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Governor DeWine orders flags at half staff following mass shooting in Dayton

Governor DeWine orders flags at half staff following mass shooting in Dayton

Twenty-six others were injured and taken to hospitals across the area, Mayor Nan Whaley told reporters, though the extent of their injuries was not known. In what Carper called a "very short timel...

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Newswatch: 9 killed, 16 injured in Dayton shooting

Newswatch: 9 killed, 16 injured in Dayton shooting

Police had yet to remove the bodies of those killed at a mass shooting inside an El Paso Walmart when another shooting erupted across the country early Sunday. "The Connor Betts that I knew wa...

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Disturbing Video Shows Heatwave Melting Billions of Tons of Ice in Greenland

Disturbing Video Shows Heatwave Melting Billions of Tons of Ice in Greenland

Mottram told the outlet that Greenland's warm weather is expected to continue for the next few days. When one thinks of Greenland, images of an icebound, harsh and forbidding landscape probably come...

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Damaged boat found in river near Gillam prompts underwater search

Damaged boat found in river near Gillam prompts underwater search

But as the search enters its 13thday, the RCMP have shifted their efforts to the Nelson River, specifically a stretch northeast of Gillam, after the boat was found by officers searching by helicopter....

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At Least 26 People Dead After Boats Capsize in Philippines

At Least 26 People Dead After Boats Capsize in Philippines

Regional police spokesman Joem Javier said the dead were mostly passengers of two ferries that flipped over in sudden wind gusts and powerful waves Saturday off Guimaras and Iloilo provinces. All pa...

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Cop uses stun gun on Oklahoma woman who fled traffic stop

Cop uses stun gun on Oklahoma woman who fled traffic stop

He's eventually able to pull her out of the truck and down the ground. The officer then stepped back and used his stun gun. She drives off. The officer enters his vehicle. "Yes, and I didn't like be...

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