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Britain's Prince Andrew admits it was a 'mistake' to meet Epstein

Britain's Prince Andrew admits it was a 'mistake' to meet Epstein

Epstein struck a deal, however, to plead guilty in 2008 to the Florida state felony prostitution charge, and register as a sex offender. Epstein, 66, hanged himself in his cell at the Metropolitan Cor...

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France's Macron to meet Iran foreign minister on eve of G7

France's Macron to meet Iran foreign minister on eve of G7

Always a proponent of the JCPOA deal, he told reporters Wednesday that he will meet with Iranian officials before the G7 summit begins. "If the USA president has other ideas on how we can achiev...

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United Arab Emirates woman seeks divorce over husband's 'extreme love'

United Arab Emirates woman seeks divorce over husband's 'extreme love'

Sharia court in Fujairah witnessed a odd divorce case, in which, the wife sought divorce because the husband loves her a lot and never argues with her. "I need a real discussion, even an argument,...

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Texas executes man in college student's death

Texas executes man in college student's death

Texas has executed a man who maintained his innocence in the abduction, rape and murder of a suburban Houston community college student more than 20 years ago. Swearingen's attorneys had urged t...

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Mom Shares Hilarious Before-After Photos Of Daughter’s First Day Of School

Mom Shares Hilarious Before-After Photos Of Daughter’s First Day Of School

Lucie started her day looking top-notch in her school uniform. But when she arrived home you could see the toll her day had taken on her. "When I went to pick her up from school and saw how she look...

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Quick thaw: U.S. to expand presence in Greenland despite recent tension

Quick thaw: U.S. to expand presence in Greenland despite recent tension

Only in America, definitely not Greenland! "Very nice diplomatic work accomplished by establishing a conversation between POTUS and the Danish PM". The Donald Trump administration is planning to o...

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Police Fire Water Cannons Against G-7 Protesters

Police Fire Water Cannons Against G-7 Protesters

European Council President Donald Tusk warned that this may be one of the last chances "to restore our political community". And almost everyone kept a trade threat close at hand. "Have a discussion...

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Employee of Britain's Hong Kong mission held in China released

Employee of Britain's Hong Kong mission held in China released

The protesters faced off with police for several hours outside a police station in Kwun Tong, having constructed barricades from bamboo poles and traffic barriers. Millions of people have taken to the...

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Myanmar troops’ sexual violence against Rohingya shows ‘genocidal intent’

Myanmar troops’ sexual violence against Rohingya shows ‘genocidal intent’

In Coomaraswamy's report, the panel of independent investigators, set up by the U.N. Human Rights Council in 2017, said the sexual violence committed by Myanmar troops against Rohingya women and gir...

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Even before photo op of G-7 allies, sharp elbows come out

Even before photo op of G-7 allies, sharp elbows come out

Macron set an agenda for the group - France, Britain, Canada, Germany, Italy, Japan and the United States - that included the defence of democracy, gender equality, education and the environment. Fr...

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India's former finance minister Arun Jaitley dies at 66

India's former finance minister Arun Jaitley dies at 66

A lawyer-turned-politician, Jaitley was also in office for the introduction of a new nationwide goods and services tax (GST), which was better received despite teething problems. Defence minister Rajn...

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Opposition team may be stopped at Srinagar Airport, sent back: Cops

Opposition team may be stopped at Srinagar Airport, sent back: Cops

The opposition delegation is visiting Jammu and Kashmir to assess the situation there following the Narendra Modi government's decision on August 5 to abrogate Article 370 and bifurcate the stat...

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Jakarta shuts internet in Papua over unrest fears

Jakarta shuts internet in Papua over unrest fears

Indonesia's government ordered to block internet access in West Papua, Al Jazeera reports . Reverend James Bhagwan says the recent incidents in Java further illustrate the concerns raised about t...

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Trump asks appeals court to reconsider Twitter-blocking case

Trump asks appeals court to reconsider Twitter-blocking case

The case, before the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan, is one of several legal battles between the Democrats, who took control of the U.S. "We're investigating massive amounts of Russian...

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European Union states agree to share 356 'Ocean Viking' migrants among them

European Union states agree to share 356 'Ocean Viking' migrants among them

Jay Berger, MSF's project coordinator, who was onboard the Viking, said: "We are relieved this long ordeal for the 356 people we have on board is finally over". In a statement , MSF said while the si...

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Vietnam ‘deeply concerned’ about aggressive by China in South China Sea

Vietnam ‘deeply concerned’ about aggressive by China in South China Sea

The USS Ronald Reagan is cruising in global waters in the South China Sea amid tensions in the disputed islands, shoals and reefs between China and other claimant-countries as Philippines, Vietnam and...

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8-year-old boy goes on 87-mph joyride

8-year-old boy goes on 87-mph joyride

When he was found, the eight-year-old had parked the auto, turned on the hazard lights and put up a warning triangle beside the vehicle, reported AP. The little adventurer told the cops after he was...

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France opens rape, child assault inquiry against Epstein

France opens rape, child assault inquiry against Epstein

Epstein , a magnate who rubbed shoulders with the elite and politically powerful and owned a Caribbean island, killed himself August 10 in the Metropolitan Correctional Center in NY while awaiting tri...

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Cardinal George Pell loses appeal on child sexual assault conviction

Cardinal George Pell loses appeal on child sexual assault conviction

He maintains his innocence. The court has to consider factors including whether them hearing an appeal is a matter of public importance, whether the decision relates to a matter of law, or if it's i...

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Who is Carrie Symonds?

Who is Carrie Symonds?

She had applied for permission to go to the U.S. in the next few days as part of her current conservationist job with environmental group Oceana. Symonds had hoped to visit the USA instead of travel...

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Putin calls for Russia's 'symmetric response' to United States missile test

Putin calls for Russia's 'symmetric response' to United States missile test

This type of weapon was banned under the 1987 Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces (INF) agreement, which limited the use of nuclear and conventional medium-range weapons. "But our American colleagues it...

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Scaramucci Urges Other GOPers To Dump Trump Publicly Like They Have Privately

Scaramucci Urges Other GOPers To Dump Trump Publicly Like They Have Privately

After Scaramucci appeared on CNN Monday, the president tweeted out a series of insults about his former communications director, claiming he was a "nut job" and "mental wreck", as well as a compil...

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North Korea fires two suspected missiles after branding Pompeo a 'toxin'

North Korea fires two suspected missiles after branding Pompeo a 'toxin'

North Korea Saturday fired two "unidentified projectiles" into the sea off its eastern coast, South Korea's military said, the latest in a series of launches by Pyongyang. The top US envoy on North...

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Israeli forces set up roadblocks in West Bank after explosion injures family

Israeli forces set up roadblocks in West Bank after explosion injures family

We will reach them. United Nations envoy Nickolay Mladenov condemned the "shocking, heinous" attack, saying there was nothing heroic in Shnerb's "murder", calling it a "despicable, cowardly act". Pa...

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Ginsburg Has Radiation Treatment for Tumor

Ginsburg Has Radiation Treatment for Tumor

Ginsburg, who is now the oldest member of the court at 68-years-old, has survived colon, pancreatic and lung cancer in the past, beginning in 1999. She "tolerated treatment well" and the tumour wa...

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Putin Orders Russia Military to Respond After US Tests Cruise Missile

Putin Orders Russia Military to Respond After US Tests Cruise Missile

Putin lashed out against the test and issued a warning to the USA that any potential plans of deploying American missiles in the Asia-Pacific region "affects our core interests as it is close to Russ...

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Missouri woman's ear discomfort caused by brown recluse spider

Missouri woman's ear discomfort caused by brown recluse spider

Instead of waiting for the problem to resolve itself, Torres went to the doctor-a decision that might have saved her from some serious pain. "I'm a little more cautious", she said. The brown recluse i...

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Syrian govt forces advance south of Idlib

Syrian govt forces advance south of Idlib

Extremists and allied rebels withdrew from the area ahead of the army's entry into the strategic town of Khan Sheikhun on Wednesday and government forces took control without resistance, according to ...

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David Koch, one of the world's richest people, dies at 79

David Koch, one of the world's richest people, dies at 79

David , who this year had assets worth almost $ 50 billion , according to The New York Times , was in declining health since at least 2018. Those organisations helped fuel the rise of the Tea Party...

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Israel attacked Iranian depot in Iraq, U.S. sources say

Israel attacked Iranian depot in Iraq, U.S. sources say

Though Israel has maintained an official policy of non-intervention in the Syrian civil war and often remained silent in the face of air strike accusations, in January then Chief of Staff of the Isr...

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Ginsburg treated for tumor on pancreas

According to the website of the Columbia Pancreas Centre at the Columbia University Irving Medical Centre in NY, the percentage of people still alive five years after a diagnosis of pancreatic cancer...

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Pakistan to give befitting response if India imposes war: President

Pakistan to give befitting response if India imposes war: President

While Beijing is closely monitoring the situation in Kashmir, China is said to be on standby mode before making a fresh move at the UNSC to internationalise the issue at the behest of all-weather ally...

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Macron Tells Johnson: Re-Negotiating Brexit Deal Is Not An Option

Macron Tells Johnson: Re-Negotiating Brexit Deal Is Not An Option

Johnson said Britain and Germany stood shoulder to shoulder on many global issues, including in North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and in the fight against climate change. "There was war in this part ...

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Danish Ex-PM Attacks Trump for Comments on Defence Spending

Danish Ex-PM Attacks Trump for Comments on Defence Spending

Trump on Wednesday accused Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen (inset) of being "nasty" when she said his plan to buy Greenland was 'absurd.' 'I thought that the prime minister's statement that it...

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Australia Joins the Coalition in the Strait of Hormuz

Australia Joins the Coalition in the Strait of Hormuz

The Gulf state of Bahrain, which hosts the U.S. Navy's Fifth Fleet, this week became the first Arab country to announce it would join the new mission, through a tweet from its ambassador to the Unit...

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