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Japan logs historic high temperature amid persistent heat wave

Japan logs historic high temperature amid persistent heat wave

Eleven people, mostly senior citizens, died of suspected heatstroke on Saturday alone, the Japan Times reports. Japanese officials issued new warnings Monday as a deadly heatwave blankets the co...

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Gunmen ambush and kill 11 taxi drivers in South Africa

Gunmen ambush and kill 11 taxi drivers in South Africa

Portfolio committee on police chairperson Francois Beukman called for police to remove illegal firearms from the streets. "The safety strategy of the taxi industry is also necessary in the context o...

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U.S. senators push sanctions to send Putin election meddling warning

U.S. senators push sanctions to send Putin election meddling warning

Trump missed an opportunity to bolster the US intelligence community's case against Russian actors by seeming to trust Mr. Putin, who said he didn't meddle. "He thinks the way to make Russian Federati...

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Israel evacuates 800 Syria White Helmets to Jordan: Army

Israel evacuates 800 Syria White Helmets to Jordan: Army

He said the aid workers would remain at a "closed" location and that Britain, Germany and Canada had agreed to resettle them within three months. "Several days ago President Trump contacted me, ...

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Israel's LGBT community protests for fathers' surrogacy rights

Israel's LGBT community protests for fathers' surrogacy rights

Members of the LGBT community and supporters participate in a protest against a Knesset bill amendment denying surrogacy for same-sex couples, at Rabin Square in Tel Aviv on July 22, 2018 . Bahloul s...

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France's Macron orders shake-up of presidency after bodyguard scandal

France's Macron orders shake-up of presidency after bodyguard scandal

The attack by Alexandre Benalla, 26, was caught on camera and is sparking the first major political crisis for the French leader who took office previous year. Suspicion about a possible cover-up surf...

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Justice Dept. releases FISA documents on Carter Page

Justice Dept. releases FISA documents on Carter Page

It also argues that it was not the dossier and the Page FISA warrant that prompted the FBI's counterintelligence investigation into Russia , but rather an earlier conversation that former Presiden...

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‘Never ever threaten US’: Donald Trump warns Iran President on Twitter

‘Never ever threaten US’: Donald Trump warns Iran President on Twitter

Addressing a gathering of Iranian diplomats, Rohani said: "Mr Trump, don't play with the lion's tail, this would only lead to regret", ISNA reported . "Be cautious!" Trump tweeted . "It's about ch...

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French minister implores U.S. to 'see sense' over trade war

French minister implores U.S. to 'see sense' over trade war

Jean-Claude Juncker, the European Commission president, will meet Mr Trump on Wednesday in an attempt to avert further escalation and new trade tariffs on cars made in the EU. Global growth also may ...

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'Multiple people shot' in incident in Toronto, Canada

'Multiple people shot' in incident in Toronto, Canada

Merella Fernandez from CTV News tweeted that police have "buses in the area to take witnesses to divisions to be interviewed". Victims are said to be spread out across nearly two to three blocks a...

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Last known survivor of Amazonian tribe

Last known survivor of Amazonian tribe

Neither his name, nor the name of his tribe, are known. He spends most of his time hunting forest pigs, birds and monkeys with a bow and arrow, and lives in a hut surrounded by papaya and corn plant...

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Afghan Vice President Dostum returns after year in Turkey

Afghan Vice President Dostum returns after year in Turkey

The explosion killed 14 people and left 60 others. An Afghan interior ministry spokesman says that 14 people, including both civilians and military forces, have been killed in the suicide attack nea...

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Woman killed in Los Angeles supermarket standoff

Woman killed in Los Angeles supermarket standoff

Los Angeles Police Department tweeted: "There is an active police incident at the Trader Joe's near the intersection of Hyperion Ave and Griffith Park Blvd in Silverlake". He exchanged gunfire with...

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Weather: Likely some showers and storms overnight

Weather: Likely some showers and storms overnight

Things are about to change as our 7 day forecast is showing rain showers and thunderstorms from Sunday through Thursday . Overnight, expect cloudy skies and windy conditions with gusts of 30 to 4...

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Grandmother shot, hostages held at supermarket; 1 woman dead

Grandmother shot, hostages held at supermarket; 1 woman dead

Outside the store, the man exchanged gunfire with police again and the woman was shot and killed, Moore said. Albert Corado first Tweeted that his sister worked at the Trader Joe's and that the fami...

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Kenyan beauty queen sentenced to death for murder

Kenyan beauty queen sentenced to death for murder

The 2016 Miss Lang'ata Prison, had pleaded with the court to spare her life, saying she had reformed and regretted killing her boyfriend. According to the beauty queen, the argument got out of hand,...

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Passerby helps save baby left alone in hot auto

Passerby helps save baby left alone in hot auto

The door was unlocked and witnesses opened it and found the 8-month-old boy was okay. Susan Auriemma, vice president of the advocacy group KidsAndCars.org, says it's not uncommon for parents to lose...

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Top intelligence official says he meant no disrespect to Trump

The issue bubbled up again Wednesday, when Trump was asked by a reporter if Russian Federation was still trying to meddle in US elections, particularly the upcoming midterms . This time they came f...

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Ephedrine case: Verdict against Hanif Abbasi to be announced today

Ephedrine case: Verdict against Hanif Abbasi to be announced today

Mr Abbasi was contesting election against Awami Muslim League (AML) chief Sheikh Rashid from NA-60, Rawalpindi and the PML-N did not have a covering candidate in the constituency. The Anti-Narcotics...

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‘Totally unheard of & perhaps illegal’: Trump responds to secret lawyer tapes

‘Totally unheard of & perhaps illegal’: Trump responds to secret lawyer tapes

Trump had previously defended Cohen after he came under pressure by investigators linked to the Russian Federation investigation, but rumors have swirled that Trump's personal lawyer might not be so ...

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Theresa May: EU must change 'unworkable' Brexit position

Theresa May: EU must change 'unworkable' Brexit position

Avoiding customs checks at the border with Ireland is the most critical issue that's holding up Brexit negotiations between the European Union and U.K.as May has spent months trying to coax her ...

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Trump Administration Releases Classified Warrants For FBI Wiretap Of Carter Page

Trump Administration Releases Classified Warrants For FBI Wiretap Of Carter Page

The House Oversight Committee chairman's comments came a day after the Justice Department released documents related to the surveillance of Page . "The FBI believes that Page has been collabora...

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Britain's May in Northern Ireland to push her Brexit vision

Britain's May in Northern Ireland to push her Brexit vision

The issue had yet to be formally discussed among those involved in the EU-UK negotiations, but informal discussions suggest there is limited appetite for such a development, sources in Brussels added...

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Trump says looking more and more like his campaign spied upon illegally

Trump says looking more and more like his campaign spied upon illegally

The application identified Page by name and said he had been the target of Russian government recruitment. Democrats, however, say the FISA warrant on Page was justified because of his contacts with...

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Iran's president warns Trump of 'mother of all wars' if provoked

After the USA pulled out of the nuclear agreement, Iran made clear that it wants to keep the deal alive, but only if the remaining five powers can guarantee that Iran will not face economic isol...

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Kimberly Guilfoyle, Fox News part ways

Kimberly Guilfoyle, Fox News part ways

Guilfoyle's last appearance on " The Five " was last Tuesday. She has recently become a fixture in the gossip rags thanks to her relationship with Donald Trump Jr. " Fox News has parted ways wi...

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Iran's Supreme Leader Warns of Closing Strait of Hormuz

Iran's Supreme Leader Warns of Closing Strait of Hormuz

Trump earlier this year pulled the US out of the global deal meant to prevent Tehran from developing a nuclear weapon and ordered increased American sanctions. In a May 21 speech, Pompeo laid out a ...

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Iran's top leader rejects talks with USA to solve problems

Rouhani's apparent threat earlier this month to disrupt oil shipments from neighbouring countries came in reaction to looming United States sanctions and efforts by Washington to force all countries t...

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Prime Minister of Hungary will visit the Wailing Wall

Prime Minister of Hungary will visit the Wailing Wall

A year ago, Netanyahu made the first trip to Budapest by an Israeli prime minister since the fall of communism in 1989, thanking Orban for "standing up for Israel in worldwide forums". The protesters ...

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Israel evacuates 800 White Helmets to Jordan in face of Syria advance

Israel evacuates 800 White Helmets to Jordan in face of Syria advance

The Israeli military said in a statement it had carried out "a humanitarian effort to rescue members of a Syrian civil organisation and their families. They were encircled in the provinces of Deraa ...

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Jo Swinson says Tories broke Brexit vote agreement

Jo Swinson says Tories broke Brexit vote agreement

Almost all of them ignored the instruction, but Conservative Party Chairman Brandon Lewis followed it and voted with the government in two knife-edge votes on Tuesday evening, one of which the gov...

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Backlash for French President Macron after security chief is caught hitting student

Backlash for French President Macron after security chief is caught hitting student

A source close to the inquiry said that three police officers, including two high-ranking officials, have been suspended on suspicion of providing the footage to Benalla. Police, who had yanked the ma...

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Kate and William celebrate Prince George's fifth birthday with adorable photo

On close inspection, the last button on George's shirt hasn't been done up. The future king will celebrate his big day with his parents, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge , on the exclusive Caribbe...

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Father of Parkland survivors shot dead

Father of Parkland survivors shot dead

Fields faces one count of murder and a robbery with firearm charge. A Parkland, Florida man is fatally shot dead in his convenience store just months after his daughter survived a mass school shoot...

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Trump legal team waived attorney-client privilege on Cohen recording

Trump legal team waived attorney-client privilege on Cohen recording

NY is a "one-party consent" state, meaning that in general, it is legal to record a conversation as long as at least one party agrees, even if that person is the one doing the recording. McDougal sa...

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