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Radiation spike reported after Russian Federation missile test centre blast

Radiation spike reported after Russian Federation missile test centre blast

The population of Severodvinsk was 185,000 at the beginning of 2017, according to officials. Local officials reported a slight increase in radiation levels in a nearby city. The environmental group sa...

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Amnesty International issues travel warning to USA following mass shootings

Amnesty International issues travel warning to USA following mass shootings

People from around the world now or soon to be traveling in the United States, said Ernest Coverson, campaign manager for the End Gun Violence Campaign at Amnesty International USA, "should remain cau...

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Sturgeon hints a pact with Labour to keep Tories out of government

Sturgeon hints a pact with Labour to keep Tories out of government

Scottish Labour leader Richard Leonard said Mr McDonnell's position was not his own but a statement purporting to be from Labour's group of MSPs went significantly further. "If the Scottish people dec...

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Britain will manage risks of Brexit - Foreign Secretary Raab

Britain will manage risks of Brexit - Foreign Secretary Raab

We've got a historic crossroads with Brexit and we really appreciate the fact that we've got the relationship with our U.S. Friends and the U.S. Government, in such a good place. Johnson has cultivate...

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Congo Medics Arrested over Death of WHO Ebola Doctor

Congo Medics Arrested over Death of WHO Ebola Doctor

Ebola is a disease caused by a virus of the same name, and its main symptom is haemorrhagic fever, which causes bleeding in internal organs, vomiting and, according to the World Health Organization, i...

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President Trump visits Dayton and El Paso amid protests after mass shootings

President Trump visits Dayton and El Paso amid protests after mass shootings

Trump returned to that theme in a tweet announcing his departure from El Paso, saying: "The Fake News worked overtime trying to disparage me and the two trips, but it just didn't work". "We have a pre...

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Surprise rise in Chinese exports boosts shares in Europe and Asia

Surprise rise in Chinese exports boosts shares in Europe and Asia

The customs data showed China exported 5.49 million tonnes of oil products in July, up 20% from a year earlier, as refiners continued to move surplus products overseas. China's trade surplus with th...

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Body found in Madagascar believed to be student who jumped from plane

Body found in Madagascar believed to be student who jumped from plane

Alana Cutland, 19, tragically fell from a light aircraft above the Indian Ocean Island about ten minutes after take-off. She had become frustrated and "disappointed" with her research project, polic...

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Congress Wants 8chan Owner to Testify on Extremist Content

Congress Wants 8chan Owner to Testify on Extremist Content

Cloudflare chose to stop serving the forum for being a "cesspool of hate", claiming that its "lawlessness has caused multiple tragic deaths". Not long after 8chan boasted on Twitter that it would ...

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Donald Trump proposes tighter gun control tied to immigration reform

Donald Trump proposes tighter gun control tied to immigration reform

President Donald Trump waves to members of the media as he and first lady Melania Trump walk across the South Lawn of the White House in Washington , Sunday, Aug. Democrats, meanwhile, reacted visce...

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Stabbing at Garden Grove Apartment Leaves 2 Dead

Stabbing at Garden Grove Apartment Leaves 2 Dead

We don't want to see tragedy like this happen". Erwin Hauprich said his father left Romania first for Germany and then the United States more than two decades ago. Shortly after 6 p.m., the attacker...

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Beijing rebukes Aussie lawmaker for warning of China threat

Beijing rebukes Aussie lawmaker for warning of China threat

China has said it "strongly deplores" comments by the Liberal MP Andrew Hastie comparing the west's attitude to China to France's inadequate defences against Nazi Germany, accusing him of a "Cold War ...

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One dead after 5.9-magnitude earthquake jolts Taiwan

One dead after 5.9-magnitude earthquake jolts Taiwan

A Reuters witness said the quake shook buildings in the capital, Taipei . Taiwan's weather bureau issued wind and rain warnings for greater Taipei , the northern port city of Keelung and other...

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Japanese convenience store apologies over rat video

Japanese convenience store apologies over rat video

Skittering across the floor and creeping along the shelves, rats appeared to have taken over a FamilyMart Co. outlet in Tokyo. The brief 15-second clip has racked up almost 6 million views since it wa...

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Hot & humid today with more storms on Friday

Hot & humid today with more storms on Friday

We'll climb into the middle 80s by this afternoon and the humidity will make it feel like the lower 90s. Tonight: A few evening storms, then mostly clear overnight. More rain and storms will fi...

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Israel's national library to share reunited Kafka archive online

Israel's national library to share reunited Kafka archive online

We started a process that took 11 years until we completed it two weeks ago". The collection includes a notebook in which Kafka, who died in 1924, practiced Hebrew, in addition to three drafts of the ...

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Police Detain Former Kyrgyz President, Prompting Protests

Police Detain Former Kyrgyz President, Prompting Protests

But it can't be forgotten that Atambayev served as president from 2011 to 2017 and heartily supported Jeenbekov as his successor. On Wednesday, the special forces of Kyrgyzstan's State Committee f...

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Pelosi: lawsuit seeking ex-White House counsel McGahn's testimony is imminent

Pelosi: lawsuit seeking ex-White House counsel McGahn's testimony is imminent

The outcome of the court fight that Democrats started on Wednesday could set the precedent for a litany of House subpoenas attempting to obtain documents or compel testimony from various officials in ...

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Pakistan halts train service to India over Kashmir row | Buzz travel

Pakistan halts train service to India over Kashmir row | Buzz travel

In his first nationally broadcast speech on the decision, Modi described the changes for Jammu and Kashmir, as the region is formally known, as historic. Kashmir's leaders have warned of a backlash an...

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Ladakh MP’s speech in Lok Sabha gets thumbs up from PM Modi

Ladakh MP’s speech in Lok Sabha gets thumbs up from PM Modi

There was jubilation in Leh but howls of protest in Kargil , reports said, after the Centre on Monday scrapped the special status for Jammu and Kashmir under Article 370 and proposed its bifurcat...

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Dozens released after massive MS immigration raids

Dozens released after massive MS immigration raids

Homeland Security and the Southern District's U.S. Attorney's Office issued search warrants for seven sites across the state. "The children are scared", said Ronaldo Tomas, who identified himself ...

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Mayor Lightfoot rips Ivanka Trump over tweet about Chicago violence

Mayor Lightfoot rips Ivanka Trump over tweet about Chicago violence

During a news conference Monday, Lightfoot corrected Ivanka's tweet , which was factually incorrect, the Chicago Tribune reported . Ms Lightfoot said it was risky for someone with a large social...

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Kwale woman rep Zuleika Hassan ejected for bringing baby to Parliament

Kwale woman rep Zuleika Hassan ejected for bringing baby to Parliament

Hassan's actions were termed as "unprecedented" by the speaker while the majority leader termed the action "out of order" and "gross misconduct". "So I just came with her, I knew that I'd stay here ...

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Malaysia steps up search for missing Franco-Irish teen

Malaysia steps up search for missing Franco-Irish teen

Members of General Operations Force work at a temporary operation shelter near The Dusun resort where a 15-year-old London girl went missing, in Seremban, Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia, Tuesday, Aug. Th...

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Malaysia probes criminal element in United Kingdom girl's disappearance

Malaysia probes criminal element in United Kingdom girl's disappearance

The force is analysing fingerprints found in a resort cottage where Nora was reported missing, despite previously saying there were no initial signs of foul play . The rescue operation involves more ...

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'Emoji house' sparks uproar in California beach town

'Emoji house' sparks uproar in California beach town

Battle lines are being drawn. Owner Kathyrn Kidd insists it's nothing of the kind. But this was never the intention of a resident in Manhattan Beach, who instead chose to give her house a quirky loo...

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Risk of no-deal Brexit is growing - Donohoe

Risk of no-deal Brexit is growing - Donohoe

Earlier, Mr Donohoe said while a deal was "still possible", the prospect of no deal had increased. Speaking on a no-deal he said, "I don't accept it's unavoidable". "And I believe that has added a n...

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Putin slams USA nuclear treaty withdrawal

Putin slams USA nuclear treaty withdrawal

Washington has expressed hope for missile deployment in Asia after the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty expired last week. The director of the Arms Control Department, Fu Cong, told reporter...

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Trump pans Biden speech as 'Sooo Boring!' between visits with shooting victims

Trump pans Biden speech as 'Sooo Boring!' between visits with shooting victims

The Trump campaign statement equated the rhetoric Biden cited with Biden's recent comments about working with segregationists while in the Senate. Biden continued: 'David Duke, the former leader of ...

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Tucker Carlson: White supremacists are a hoax, 'not a real problem'

Tucker Carlson: White supremacists are a hoax, 'not a real problem'

Right up there with Russian Federation probably. "It's actually not a real problem in America", Carlson told his audience on Wednesday night. He argued that the combined membership of 'every white s...

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Anastasiades extends condolences to family of British scientist

Anastasiades extends condolences to family of British scientist

An Oxford graduate, she is a researcher at the European University Cyprus. A major air-and-land search had been launched with island authorities joined by specialist teams. The body is thought to ...

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‘No evidence of shooting’ after USA Today evacuates headquarters

‘No evidence of shooting’ after USA Today evacuates headquarters

Police searched the building floor by floor and cleared out employees during the search, but many employees self-evacuated early in the incident. A helicopter hovered overhead, and officers toting rif...

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Turkey, U.S. reach agreement on some Syria issues, but questions remain

Turkey, U.S. reach agreement on some Syria issues, but questions remain

The Trump administration had worked furiously in recent weeks to head off a Turkish offensive against a USA -backed force in Syria that had led the ground offensive against the Islamic State militan...

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Trump says South Korea paying more for military protection

Trump says South Korea paying more for military protection

The message came a day after two projectiles, believed to be short-range ballistic missiles, were fired from the western side of North Korea, traveling across the country and into the Sea of Japan, al...

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Puerto Rico high court overturns Pedro Pierluisi as governor

Puerto Rico high court overturns Pedro Pierluisi as governor

Pierluisi was then sworn in as governor Friday after Rosselló formally resigned in response to angry street protests. Pierluisi was appointed secretary of state by then-Gov. Pierluisi had contende...

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