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Hong Kong police fire tear gas during cat-and-mouse encounters

Hong Kong police fire tear gas during cat-and-mouse encounters

Wang Zhimin, director of the China's liaison office in Hong Kong, also spoke during Wednesday's meeting and said maintaining stability in Hong Kong is now a "life or death" battle. Night falls in Vi...

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This mother was detained by ICE in Mississippi. Now she is afraid

This mother was detained by ICE in Mississippi. Now she is afraid

Companies can also face administrative fines based on audits of I-9 forms, which American employees fill out when they're hired, presenting documents meant to prove they can legally work in the countr...

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Sue Gordon Resignation Shows Trump Wants 'Personal Loyalty — Ex-CIA Boss

Sue Gordon Resignation Shows Trump Wants 'Personal Loyalty — Ex-CIA Boss

She worked with thousands of intelligence professionals throughout the course of her career. In a handwritten letter to Trump reviewed by The Washington Post, Gordon wrote that she had offered her...

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Epstein: How he died and what it means for his accusers

Epstein: How he died and what it means for his accusers

Even so, Epstein had recently been taken off suicide watch , a special set of procedures for inmates in danger of killing themselves, according to the source, who said the financier was in a cell b...

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Facebook reportedly offering 'millions' to publishers for news

Facebook reportedly offering 'millions' to publishers for news

The move comes just a few months after Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced that his company was mulling building a dedicated tab for news , and is willing to pay publishers for high-quality cont...

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China: 18 dead, millions evacuated as typhoon Lekima makes landfall

China: 18 dead, millions evacuated as typhoon Lekima makes landfall

China was also hit by a magnitude six natural disaster just a day ago, so experts are warning that this, alongside the typhoon , could cause more landslides due to the unstable ground. Shanghai Dis...

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Ex-FBI No. 2 official Andrew McCabe sues over his firing

Ex-FBI No. 2 official Andrew McCabe sues over his firing

It says the government sped up disciplinary proceedings so McCabe could be fired ahead of his planned retirement and without receiving full benefits. Justice Department and Federal Bureau of Investi...

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Richard Gere and Matteo Salvini clash over migrant ship

Richard Gere and Matteo Salvini clash over migrant ship

However, Open Arms had instead rescued the migrants itself overnight. A Spanish humanitarian ship that has been stuck at sea for more than a week because of Italy's refusal to let it disembark 121...

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President Trump considering pardoning former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich

President Trump considering pardoning former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich

The Republican president told reporters Wednesday night, August 7 while returning to Washington that he thought Blagojevich, a Democrat, had been treated "unbelievably unfairly". More recently, Jesse ...

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Police officer critically injured in London machete attack during vehicle stop

Police officer critically injured in London machete attack during vehicle stop

The attack prompted outrage from policing leaders and politicians. A man has been charged following an attack on a police officer in Leyton. 'He told me he was okay, but that's the type of charact...

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U.S., Canadian Jets Intercept Russian Bombers Off Alaskan Coast

U.S., Canadian Jets Intercept Russian Bombers Off Alaskan Coast

Those zones cover Canadian and USA airspace and are monitored by Norad in the interest of national security. According to global law, a country's sovereign airspace extends 22 kilometres from its co...

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UK To Relax Immigration Rules For Scientists, Says Boris Johnson

UK To Relax Immigration Rules For Scientists, Says Boris Johnson

It follows reports that if Mr Johnson is defeated in a vote of confidence when MPs return to Westminster in September, he will seek to delay polling until after October 31, by which time the United Ki...

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Israel military: Four Palestinian militants killed on Gaza border

Israel military: Four Palestinian militants killed on Gaza border

Tensions along the border are high with frequent fatalities. But Saturday's exchange was unusual due to the weaponry the Israeli army said was involved on the Palestinian side. Hamas did not endorse...

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Mnangagwa fires Priscah Mupfumira

Mnangagwa fires Priscah Mupfumira

President Mnangagwa on July 30 appointed Industry and Commence Minister Nqobizitha Mangaliso Ndlovu as Acting Minister of Environment, Tourism and Hospitality Industry, a move created to allow Mupfumi...

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Jeffrey Epstein Death Provokes Anger, Outrage Across Social Media

Jeffrey Epstein Death Provokes Anger, Outrage Across Social Media

Epstein , a convicted pedophile who befriended numerous politicians and celebrities over the years, was found unresponsive in his cell at the Metropolitan Correctional Center from "an apparent suicid...

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One injured after man in body armour opens fire at Norway mosque

One injured after man in body armour opens fire at Norway mosque

An initial statement by the police had said one person was shot in the attack. An older man sustained light injuries, police told a news conference, but said it was too early to say if the wounds ...

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Russian Rocket Explodes at Test Site, Two Killed, 'Spike in Radiation' Detected

Russian Rocket Explodes at Test Site, Two Killed, 'Spike in Radiation' Detected

Russia's Sputnik news agency reported earlier Thursday that two people were killed and 15 others were injured in the explosion. Severodvinsk authorities said on their website that automatic radia...

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Pak Says Will Move UN Security Council On Kashmir With China's Support

Pak Says Will Move UN Security Council On Kashmir With China's Support

Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Saturday said China has assured full support on the Kashmir issue. China is gravely concerned about the situation in Kashmir, senior diplomat Wang Yi sai...

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Omar Abdullah’s National Conference challenges decision to defang Article 370 in SC

Omar Abdullah’s National Conference challenges decision to defang Article 370 in SC

Shah also conveyed the government's decision to bifurcate the state into two union territories of Jammu and Kashmir, and Ladakh , with and without a legislature, respectively. The relaxing of the cur...

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Tanzania tanker blast kills at least 57 people

Tanzania tanker blast kills at least 57 people

Wilbrod Mutafungwa, police commissioner for Morongo, told reporters that work was ongoing to reach a "conclusive" number of those killed. Spokesman for the Tanzanian Government Hassan Abbasi said ne...

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Richard Gere visits migrants stranded in Mediterranean for more than a week

Richard Gere visits migrants stranded in Mediterranean for more than a week

First rejected by Malta and then by Italy , the boat has been waiting since last week off the island of Lampedusa to be assigned a safe harbor for the 121 migrants rescued at sea in two rescue operat...

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Copenhagen hit by second blast in four days

Copenhagen hit by second blast in four days

The cause of the explosion was not yet known, police said . The building was damaged but no-one was injured in the incident early on Saturday, which took place just outside the city centre. "In Den...

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Over 2 million pilgrims gather in Mecca for Hajj

Over 2 million pilgrims gather in Mecca for Hajj

African countries have on a yearly basis sent hundreds of thousands of prospective pilgrims to undertake the routines. "I am very happy now". This year's hajj takes place to a backdrop of Gulf t...

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Man dies 2 months after being deported from U.S. to Iraq

Man dies 2 months after being deported from U.S. to Iraq

Unlike the U.S., Greece does not recognize birthright citizenship, so Aldaoud was considered an Iraqi citizen, despite never having been there, according to the Washington Post . Aldaoud spoke abou...

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Russian Federation military depot shaken by 2nd explosion in 4 days

Russian Federation military depot shaken by 2nd explosion in 4 days

One serviceman, two policemen and five civilians were wounded in the blasts and their condition is "moderately severe", TASS said, citing the Achinsk district central hospital. Ammunition depot expl...

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Health Canada announces changes aimed at dropping prices of patented drugs

Health Canada announces changes aimed at dropping prices of patented drugs

Canadians pay the third highest drug prices in the world, just behind the United States . Secondly, these changes will provide the PMPRB with the actual market price of medicines in Canada-rather t...

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Border Numbers Dip Below 100k For 1st Time In Months

Border Numbers Dip Below 100k For 1st Time In Months

In July, there were 82,049 people encountered by U.S. Customs and Border Protection, down 21% from June, when there were 104,344 people and down 43% from May. President Donald Trump issued strong poli...

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Former Empress Michiko to have surgery for early-stage breast cancer

Former Empress Michiko to have surgery for early-stage breast cancer

Japan's Empress Emeritus Michiko is to have surgery after being diagnosed with an early-stage breast cancer, public broadcaster NHK said on Friday, citing the Imperial Household Agency. She won't unde...

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Gunman Flees After Killing 2 on Houston Highway With Assault Rifle

Gunman Flees After Killing 2 on Houston Highway With Assault Rifle

There were two people inside the targeted vehicle. Bobby Dobbins, an assistant police chief, told reporters that the shooting happened after two cars crashed. It's unknown if the gunman was injure...

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Sterling (GBP) Down But Not Out After UK Q2 GDP Contracts

Sterling (GBP) Down But Not Out After UK Q2 GDP Contracts

Experts expected growth to be flat. Year-on-year economic growth slid to 1.2 percent from 1.8 percent in the first quarter, Britain's Office for National Statistics said, its weakest level since the...

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Alibaba president among others charged over 1MDB scandal

Alibaba president among others charged over 1MDB scandal

Thomas said the accused were directors of the three Goldman Sachs subsidiaries between May 2012 and March 2013, where the investment bank was alleged to have perpetrated a scheme to defraud the gove...

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Russian rocket crash sparks radiation fears

Russian rocket crash sparks radiation fears

Rosatom was quoted as saying that a further three of its staff had received injuries of varying degrees of seriousness during the accident, including burns. "During testing of a liquid jet engine an e...

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Darth Vader hot air balloon floats over English city of Bristol

Darth Vader hot air balloon floats over English city of Bristol

Thousands of visitors are due to attend this year's 41st Bristol International Balloon Fiesta and along with a spectacular view of the hot air balloons that fill the sky, there will be a multitude o...

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Florida Man Drives Golf Cart into Walmart During Liquor Dispute

Florida Man Drives Golf Cart into Walmart During Liquor Dispute

A Walmart store in Gibsonton is having a drama-filled week. Hudson accelerated through a crowded pedestrian area, forcing multiple people to run out of his path, and then crashed through the glass f...

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Documents: Epstein ducked sex abuse questions in deposition

He followed up with a statement saying Giuffre "invented the false accusation against me only in 2014, when her lawyers "pressured" her to do so for financial reasons". In the legal documents, rel...

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