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EU's Tusk: Johnson letter offered no

EU's Tusk: Johnson letter offered no "realistic alternatives" to Brexit

However, Tusk, who ostensibly represents the 27 European Union member states, has reacted angrily to Johnson's demands, reiterating that the backstop is an insurance policy to " avoid a hard border ...

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Lack of information around Russian nuclear blast fuels cover-up suspicions

Lack of information around Russian nuclear blast fuels cover-up suspicions

Russia's state nuclear agency, Rosatom, has acknowledged that five of its nuclear workers were killed in the August 8 explosion during a rocket engine test near the White Sea in far northern Russian F...

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Trump backs Russian Federation return to G8

Trump backs Russian Federation return to G8

Russian Federation was pushed out of the G8 in 2014 because of its annexation of Crimea from Ukraine. "So he wanted Russian Federation out", Trump said. Annual G7 summits were typically non-confront...

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Iceland unveils memorial to glacier in climate change warning

Iceland unveils memorial to glacier in climate change warning

It unveiled a bronze plaque as a tombstone that bears the inscription "A letter to the future" as its title, a grim reminder of what human activity and climate change are doing the world. "Perhaps a m...

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74 per cent of economists in survey expect USA recession by 2021

74 per cent of economists in survey expect USA recession by 2021

Trump also called for the Fed to massively cut interest rates, which would steal a critical tool the Fed uses when facing dire economic crises. But Mr Trump and top White House officials dismissed c...

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Trump 'Doesn't Believe' Fox News Poll Results

Trump 'Doesn't Believe' Fox News Poll Results

Trump, however, said he is happy with some of Fox's personalites, namely Sean Hannity, Lou Dobbs, Tucker Carlson, Laura Ingraham, Jesse Watters, Jeanine Piro and "even Greg Gutfield". The same Fox N...

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Italy's prime minister Giuseppe Conte announces his resignation as political crisis deepens

Italy's prime minister Giuseppe Conte announces his resignation as political crisis deepens

Salvini is a highly effective campaigner , and support for the far-right League has risen from 17% at the 2018 election to 38% in recent polls, but his miscalculations in recent weeks reveal that h...

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Spanish navy to sail to save migrants stuck off Italy

Spanish navy to sail to save migrants stuck off Italy

The Open Arms is positioned just off Lampedusa , but Italy's hardline Interior Minister Matteo Salvini is refusing to let it disembark the rescued migrants, some of whom have been aboard for 19...

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German theme park forced to close ride in shape of giant swastikas

German theme park forced to close ride in shape of giant swastikas

Video of the ride, called "Adlerflug" (Eagle's Flight), had been circulating on the online platform Reddit and drawing criticism. The caveat is that the eight gondolas are in two groups of four, and...

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State to replace lost federal funds for Planned Parenthood

State to replace lost federal funds for Planned Parenthood

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services did not immediately respond to a request for comment. Title X now has a budget of $286.5 million and helped more than 4 million low-income people in ...

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Pakistan Army Chief Qamar Javed Bajwa Gets 3-Year Extension

Pakistan Army Chief Qamar Javed Bajwa Gets 3-Year Extension

Bajwa, 58, was appointed as the chief of Army Staff by former prime minister Nawaz Sharif on November 2016. US President Donald Trump urged the nuclear-armed rivals over the weekend to come back to ...

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Canada manhunt fugitives recorded final video messages, family says

Canada manhunt fugitives recorded final video messages, family says

Two Port Alberni murder suspects who were the subjects of a Canada-wide manhunt used a cellphone to record a final video message before shooting themselves in northern Manitoba, according to a report....

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Warren apologizes for heritage claim, woos Native Americans at Iowa event

Warren apologizes for heritage claim, woos Native Americans at Iowa event

Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) has removed the infamous DNA test video from her campaign website almost 10 months after it drew scorn from critics across the political spectrum. The test showed she...

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Emmanuel Macron, Vladimir Putin hold talks at Bregancon fort in southern France

Emmanuel Macron, Vladimir Putin hold talks at Bregancon fort in southern France

At the start of the meeting, Macron said he hoped his talks with Putin will lead to a four-way summit on the crisis in Ukraine over the coming weeks, instating that there was a "real opportunity...

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Woman in wheelchair rolls off dock, bystanders come to her rescue

Woman in wheelchair rolls off dock, bystanders come to her rescue

Video of the incident shows the men in the water as the woman holds on to a life ring. Together with onlookers atop the dock, Hamilton and Donovan pulled the young woman back up to safety. While on ...

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PM call with Taoiseach Varadkar of Ireland 19 August 2019

PM call with Taoiseach Varadkar of Ireland 19 August 2019

In response, the Taoiseach reiterated the EU27 position that the Withdrawal Agreement can not be reopened. Both prime ministers condemned Monday's bomb in County Fermanagh. Mr Johnson said the backs...

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People Forced to Evacuate Over Wildfire in Spain's Canary Islands

People Forced to Evacuate Over Wildfire in Spain's Canary Islands

Gran Canaria is the third-largest island in the Canary Islands archipelago, which is 150 kilometres west of Africa. No fatalities have been reported and tourism on Gran Canaria, which boasts breatht...

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Sri Lanka names controversial field commander as Army chief

Sri Lanka names controversial field commander as Army chief

Lieutenant General Silva was the Chief of Staff, Colonel of the Regiment, Gajaba Regiment and Colonel of the Regiment, Commando Regiment at the time he was appointed the new Commander of the Army. Was...

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Google, Facebook, Amazon decry French digital tax as 'discriminatory'

Google, Facebook, Amazon decry French digital tax as 'discriminatory'

The so-called GAFA companies appeared at a USTR hearing on possible countermeasures and were unanimous in their complaints, calling the tax a 'troubling precedent'. For instance, in order to level t...

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Florida alligators caught swimming on flooded roads, climbing fences

Florida alligators caught swimming on flooded roads, climbing fences

Light wrote in a Facebook post , 'This alligator scared the crap out of me when I saw it was coming towards my work vehicle when I was stopped at the light in front of WaWa'. According to WJAX-...

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Woman goes to hospital for kidney stones, gives birth to triplets instead

Woman goes to hospital for kidney stones, gives birth to triplets instead

Giltz says that despite having two other children, she did not know she was 34 weeks pregnant. So everyone's like, 'We can't believe it.' I am like, 'We're still in shock. The mother of two was left i...

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Joy as El Salvador court absolves woman accused of killing stillborn child

Joy as El Salvador court absolves woman accused of killing stillborn child

At a university forum during the campaign, Bukele said he favoured legal abortion in cases where the life of the mother is at risk, a position that represented a significant shift for the overwhelming...

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UK's Johnson to visit European capitals seeking Brexit breakthrough

UK's Johnson to visit European capitals seeking Brexit breakthrough

The developments came a day after a leaked report showed that the British government is preparing for widespread shortages of food, fuel and medicines in the event of a no-deal Brexit. "MPs should b...

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Weapons seized and arrests made at right-wing rally in Portland

Weapons seized and arrests made at right-wing rally in Portland

The Proud Boys were protesting Antifa's violent ways, especially after the group attacked conservative journalist Andy Ngo in June. Nearly two months ago, clashes between another far-right group, Pa...

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Zimbabwe court upholds police ban on Bulawayo protest

Zimbabwe court upholds police ban on Bulawayo protest

David Coltart, an MDC senator from Bulawayo and lawyer, called the ban "clearly unconstitutional and unjust", and told Reuters the party had lodged a court appeal that city magistrates would hear on M...

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Hell has no fury like a side chick scorned

Hell has no fury like a side chick scorned

Taija Russell, 29, of New Jersey was arrested last week after the fire, which destroyed the man's home. The Daily Mail reports Russell then went to a gas station to buy lighter fluid, matches an...

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TRUMP SLUMP? Fox News poll shows president losing to top four Democrats

TRUMP SLUMP? Fox News poll shows president losing to top four Democrats

President Donald Trump brutally blasted Fox News - previously his favorite cable news channel - on Sunday, voicing frustrations over some of the network's personalities and recent polling that sho...

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Hong Kong Immigration to Taiwan Surges as Protests Grind On

Hong Kong Immigration to Taiwan Surges as Protests Grind On

Protesters march against a controversial extradition bill in the Causeway Bay area in Hong Kong, on August 18, 2019. A man walks past a graffiti during a march to demand democracy and political re...

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U.S. prisons chief removed after cell death of sex accused Jeffrey Epstein

U.S. prisons chief removed after cell death of sex accused Jeffrey Epstein

Hawk Sawyer and Dr. Kane will lead BOP with the competence, skill, and resourcefulness they have embodied throughout their government career", Barr said in a statement. He ordered bureau last Tuesday ...

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Prince Andrew rejects involvement in Epstein sex scandal

Prince Andrew rejects involvement in Epstein sex scandal

Epstein had pleaded guilty in 2008 to procuring for prostitution a girl under the age of 18 and served 13 months in prison before being released on probation. "The Duke of York has been appalled by t...

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Sardinian sand theft: French tourists face jail term

Sardinian sand theft: French tourists face jail term

Over the last 10 years, authorities have seized almost 10 tons of sand taken from the Mediterranean island's shores, Local Italy reported. The sand was found in 14 large plastic bottles and had be...

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US military tests ground-based cruise missile

US military tests ground-based cruise missile

This photo provided by the US Defense Department shows the launch of a conventionally configured ground-launched cruise missile on San Nicolas Island off the coast of California. A ground-launched cru...

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NYPD Chief Fires Cop Who Used Chokehold in Eric Garner Death

NYPD Chief Fires Cop Who Used Chokehold in Eric Garner Death

December 20, 2014: A gunman ambushes two New York City Police officers in a patrol auto and shoots them to death before killing himself. According to the New York Times , Barr's "intervention settled...

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Islamic State claims Afghan wedding blast as families bury the dead

Islamic State claims Afghan wedding blast as families bury the dead

There has been no let-up in fighting and bomb attacks in Afghanistan over recent months despite the talks between the United States and the Taliban since late past year. In a statement, the Exte...

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Turkey 'strongly' condemns air strike on its convoy in Syria

Turkey 'strongly' condemns air strike on its convoy in Syria

Turkey and Russian Federation agreed last September to turn Idlib into a de-escalation zone where acts of aggression are expressly prohibited. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human R...

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