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NZ buys back 10000 firearms after Christchurch attack

Owners aren't paid for weapons if the amnesty provision is invoked, per NPR . Gun owners in New Zealand have handed over more than 10,000 firearms to law enforcement officials less than a month a...

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Shamans, European police join search for Irish girl missing in Malaysia

Shamans, European police join search for Irish girl missing in Malaysia

Appearing before cameras on Monday, a visibly emotional Ms Quoirin said: "Nora is our first child". The 15-year-old was born with holoprosencephaly, a disorder which affects brain development, meani...

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Enraged driver crushes woman between two cars outside of Buckingham Palace

It is believed she came out of the Evoque to confront the other driver and he hit her when he tried to speed off. In the process, the driver pried her to a Mercedes , which also hit a bus. She was sc...

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Iraq says Israeli role in Gulf flotilla unacceptable

Iraq says Israeli role in Gulf flotilla unacceptable

The US has since sought to assemble an worldwide coalition it says is to guarantee freedom of navigation in the Gulf. Admiral Tangsiri said the IRGC Navy is responsible for ensuring the security o...

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Germany cuts $39M in funds to Brazil for Amazon preservation over deforestation

Germany cuts $39M in funds to Brazil for Amazon preservation over deforestation

The Brazilian government's policy in the Amazon region has raised doubts about whether it will continue to pursue the objective of constantly reducing its deforestation quotas, stated German Environ...

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Reports of stabbing attack in Sydney's CBD

Reports of stabbing attack in Sydney's CBD

Police are yet to confirm the reports of a stabbing. The man - who appeared to be a young Caucasian man, with brown hair, wearing jeans and a shirt - has been arrested and taken into custody. "Please ...

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Viral clip of Russian policeman punching female protester stirs anger

Viral clip of Russian policeman punching female protester stirs anger

In the clip, seen here in a YouTube account belonging to VOA News, an officer is seen punching Sosnovskaya in the stomach as officers dragged her to a police vehicle. Sosnovskaya, who had earlier atte...

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Hong Kong airport says operations now normal

Hong Kong airport says operations now normal

All flights in and out of China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region were cancelled on Monday due to a protest held in the Hong Kong International Airport, according to local airport authority. T...

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USA attorney general cites 'serious irregularities' at jail where Epstein died

USA attorney general cites 'serious irregularities' at jail where Epstein died

Guards in Jeffrey Epstein's unit were working "extreme overtime" in the hours before his death, leaving gaps in his supervision, USA media report. The New York City medical examiner said that an a...

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Opposition candidate leads Argentina's primary polls

Opposition candidate leads Argentina's primary polls

Fernandez stressed that the election result testified to the confidence of citizens in his political project. "We've had a bad election and that forces us to redouble our efforts", said Macri, who...

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Hong Kong Police Accused of Using Undercover Officers to Infiltrate Demonstrators

Hong Kong Police Accused of Using Undercover Officers to Infiltrate Demonstrators

Tear gas was sacked at crowds in the districts of Hong Kong , Kowloon and the New Territories. At the airport, the protesters emphasized their opposition to police brutality, rallying around images...

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What we know about the manhunt for two Canadian fugitives

What we know about the manhunt for two Canadian fugitives

Shoihet said Thursday she's not aware of any notes that the suspects may have left behind. The bodies of the three were found in mid-July near highways in northern B.C. At first, police said the tee...

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5 children killed in Pennsylvania daycare fire

5 children killed in Pennsylvania daycare fire

The fifth child who died has not yet been identified publicly. The fire, reported at about 1:15 a.m. Sunday, was funneling out of every first-floor window when firefighters arrived, Widomski said....

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USA urges all sides to refrain from violence in Hong Kong

USA urges all sides to refrain from violence in Hong Kong

They include the complete withdrawal of a now-suspended extradition bill, which would allow suspects in Hong Kong to be sent to mainland China for trial. All flights into and out of the city's worldwi...

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First Alert Day issued for Monday Afternoon & Evening

First Alert Day issued for Monday Afternoon & Evening

We will be watching to see how the atmosphere recovers and if there is enough energy that rebounds to get this second round of storms going. A few pop up showers and storms are possible Tuesday with...

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Prosecutors: Ohio Shooter's Friend Bought Him Armor

Prosecutors: Ohio Shooter's Friend Bought Him Armor

File-This undated file photo provided by the Dayton Police Department shows Connor Betts . When FBI officials conducted a search warrant at Kollie's apartment, authorities say he admitted that he b...

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Toll in Myanmar landslide reaches 48

Toll in Myanmar landslide reaches 48

Mon State is now spending from its 500-million-kyat disaster response fund to deal with the disaster. In the town of Ye in Monday state, people struggled to stay afloat and others fled to rooftops ...

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RCMP find item that may be connected to McLeod and Schmegelsky investigation

RCMP find item that may be connected to McLeod and Schmegelsky investigation

The couple had been shot. They were also wanted in the murder of a young tourist couple - Australian Lucas Fowler and American Chynna Deese. The investigation was centred around Gillam after a auto be...

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Russian Federation says five died in missile test explosion

Russian Federation says five died in missile test explosion

The Russian Ministry of Defense, quoted by state-run news outlets, said that two people died and six were injured on Thursday in an explosion of what it called a liquid propellant rocket engine. A...

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New US rule could disqualify half of visa applicants

New US rule could disqualify half of visa applicants

This rule change on benefits could be the most drastic of all the Trump administration's immigration policies, experts have said. The rule does not apply to refugees and asylum applicants, althoug...

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Camp Lejeune Marine Dies in Combat

Camp Lejeune Marine Dies in Combat

Koppenhafer was advising and accompanying the Iraqi Security Forces on a planned operation, Central Command's statement said. No word yet on where the attack happened. He leaves behind a wife and tw...

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Gwent Police warn people mocking wanted Jermaine Taylor's hair

Gwent Police warn people mocking wanted Jermaine Taylor's hair

But instead of the public helping police locate the wanted man, they instead made fun of his receding hairline which became the butt of jokes and puns from around the world. Gwent Police later said ...

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China battles powerful Typhoon Lekima — Xinhua Headlines

China battles powerful Typhoon Lekima — Xinhua Headlines

Lekima, the ninth typhoon of this year, landed around 1:45 a.m. In Shandong, it has left five people dead and seven missing, affecting 1.66 million people and forcing the relocation of 183,800 as of...

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President Donald Trump Blasts Anthony Scaramucci’s TV Punditry

President Donald Trump Blasts Anthony Scaramucci’s TV Punditry

But he predicted that others would join him in considering an alternative if the president "doesn't reform his behavior". The comments to CNN's John Berman come following a weekend in which Scaram...

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Donald Trump Watches Bill Maher

Donald Trump Watches Bill Maher "By Accident", Tweets On "Many False Statements"

During a discussion on his show with panelists including former Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D), Maher said the USA could "survive" another recession but warned it would not withstand a second term ...

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Worthing seafront now re-opened, after report of 'hazardous material'

Worthing seafront now re-opened, after report of 'hazardous material'

The cordon is in place along Marine Parade between Grand Avenue and Windsor Road. "We'd like to thank everyone for their patience and understanding during the incident ", police said, adding that t...

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Jeffrey Epstein's Death Likely Not Captured by Cameras in Facility

Jeffrey Epstein's Death Likely Not Captured by Cameras in Facility

Lawmakers are also calling for a congressional investigation of the details surrounding his death. Correctional officers at the New York City prison housing Jeffrey Epstein didn't check in o...

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Taliban Say Latest Talks End on Withdrawal of US from Afghanistan

Taliban Say Latest Talks End on Withdrawal of US from Afghanistan

Some in Afghanistan saw it as a response to President Ashraf Ghani , who on Sunday declared that "Our future can not be decided outside, whether in the capital cities of our friends, nemeses or neigh...

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Mosque shooting in Norway treated as attempted terrorist attack

Mosque shooting in Norway treated as attempted terrorist attack

The man suffered minor injuries, police said at a press conference. He later told broadcaster TV2 that the man had carried multiple weapons. The incident comes almost eight years after Norway's d...

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Bear breaks into house, leaves like the ‘Kool-Aid Man’

Bear breaks into house, leaves like the ‘Kool-Aid Man’

When an officer arrived, the bear "forcibly breached a hole in the wall like the "Kool-Aid Man" before escaping, police said. But as they mentioned on the Facebook post , be sure to close and lock al...

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Escaped prisoner suspected of murdering, sexually assaulting warden is captured

Escaped prisoner suspected of murdering, sexually assaulting warden is captured

The Tennessee Department of Correction has confirmed escaped inmate Curtis Watson was spotted early this morning in Henning, Tennessee. Authorities continued an intense manhunt for Watson on Fri...

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Gran Canaria towns evacuated as wildfire rages

Gran Canaria towns evacuated as wildfire rages

Around 1,000 hectares (2,500 acres) have so far been destroyed in the fire, which erupted Saturday in the western municipality of Artenara near the provincial capital of Las Palmas. Police said they b...

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Italian nationalist leader Salvini, surging in the polls, demands snap election

Italian nationalist leader Salvini, surging in the polls, demands snap election

Salvini, who leads the far-right, anti-immigrant League party, has nearly doubled his consensus to around 30 percent since June 2018, when he formed a coalition government with the populist Five-Star ...

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Nora Quoirin: Police set up new hotline to locate her

Nora Quoirin: Police set up new hotline to locate her

As searches continued in the jungle police said they would investigate a report that a truck was heard at 3am on the night that Nora vanished. As efforts to search the missing girl continues, the pa...

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Video games aren't to blame for real-world violence, experts say

The retailer instructed employees in an internal memo to remove any marketing material, turn off or unplug video game consoles that show violent games - specifically Xbox and PlayStation consoles, and...

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