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Attorneys: OxyContin maker agrees to tentative settlement

Attorneys: OxyContin maker agrees to tentative settlement

Lead lawyers representing more than 2,000 cities, counties and other plaintiffs suing Purdue, along with around two dozen states and USA territories, have all but agreed on an offer from the company a...

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Win or lose, Jayapal says it's time to impeach Trump

Win or lose, Jayapal says it's time to impeach Trump

House Democrats plan to define the parameters of their investigation into whether to impeach President Donald Trump in a Thursday vote, according to House Judiciary Committee Chair Rep. Rep. Alexa...

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PM Justin Trudeau calls Canadian general election for 21 October

PM Justin Trudeau calls Canadian general election for 21 October

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau formally kicked off what promises to be a grueling election campaign as he contends with sinking popularity and surging challengers on all sides. The Conservat...

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Scottish court rules UK PM`s suspension of parliament `unlawful`

Scottish court rules UK PM`s suspension of parliament `unlawful`

Parliament was prorogued, or suspended, on Monday until October 14, a move opponents argued was created to thwart their attempts to scrutinize his plans for leaving the European Union and allow him ...

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Remains of Mugabe arrive in Harare

Remains of Mugabe arrive in Harare

They don't tell us how to bury our heroes, they are not heroes. Mnangagwa, senior officials and other Mugabe family members were at the airport to receive the body. "The Delegation pledged full supp...

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Eighteen years on, U.S. mourns 9/11 victims

Eighteen years on, U.S. mourns 9/11 victims

Former President George W. Bush, the commander-in-chief at the time of the 2001 attacks, is due at an afternoon wreath-laying at the Pentagon. "As I looked at the display through the glass, I was stru...

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MPs hold protest during Commons prorogation ceremony

MPs hold protest during Commons prorogation ceremony

An avalanche of predominantly Tory MPs have decided enough is enough and quit the House of Commons due to huge pressure being exerted on them over Brexit . Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn praised Bercow ...

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Corbyn commits to second Brexit vote if Labour Party wins general election

Corbyn commits to second Brexit vote if Labour Party wins general election

The party's leadership has insisted it is eager for an election after the risk of a no-deal Brexit on 31 October has been ruled out. At the TUC conference in Brighton he promised to "put power in ...

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U.K. Parliament speaker to step down

U.K. Parliament speaker to step down

Mr Bercow has been given short odds to head to the jungle for I'm A Celebrity following his announcement. This is a pledge that I intend to keep'. Bercow's retirement will take effect either on Mond...

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Israeli army says missile unsuccessfully launched from Gaza Strip

Israeli army says missile unsuccessfully launched from Gaza Strip

The reasons are now being investigated. "According to the IDF Spokesperson's Unit, the protest quickly turned violent and a large number of explosive devices, grenades and firebomb" were hurled at the...

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Iran to release captured British tanker

Iran to release captured British tanker

Washington also blocked the Islamic Republic from selling crude oil, a crucial source of income for the country. Gibraltar released the ship - formerly called the Grace 1 but since renamed the...

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Homes lost in Queensland, Australia, bushfires

Homes lost in Queensland, Australia, bushfires

Residents living around the small Queensland town of Ballandean are being told to evacuate as worsening conditions fuel yet another fire in the Granite Belt. "Very high fire danger rating to severe ...

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Stampede during Ashoura ritual leaves dozens dead

Stampede during Ashoura ritual leaves dozens dead

The incident happened toward the end of the Ashura procession, causing panic and a stampede. Tuesday's commemorations were peaceful until the walkway collapsed, triggering the chaos. The officials s...

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Tokyo slammed by deadly typhoon

Tokyo slammed by deadly typhoon

As the typhoon hit, the JR East rail company suspended all lines in the greater Tokyo metropolitan area, which has a population of 36 million. A scaffold for construction work at a parking facilit...

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'Sharpiegate': meteorologists upset as weather agency defends Trump's Alabama claim

'Sharpiegate': meteorologists upset as weather agency defends Trump's Alabama claim

The NOAA , in an unsigned statement attributed to no one, even admonished the National Weather Service, effectively throwing NWS officials under the bus for saying Alabama was not at risk fro...

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Arlene Foster warns Northern Ireland-only backstop 'would be anti-democratic'

Arlene Foster warns Northern Ireland-only backstop 'would be anti-democratic'

The Daily Telegraph reports leader Arlene Foster and Nigel Dodds were "receptive" to the idea although they stressed there could be no divergence in tariffs between Northern Ireland and the rest of...

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Movember: Man of More Words | Creative Works

Movember: Man of More Words | Creative Works

Estimated medical costs of Texas hospitalizations for suicide attempts average $8,849 per patient, or more than $95.6 million annually. Suicide is the leading cause of death for people ages 15 to 29...

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'Time is of the essence,' United Nations nuclear chief tells Iran

'Time is of the essence,' United Nations nuclear chief tells Iran

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) is investigating the particles' origin and has asked Iran to explain the traces. Tehran has not yet responded to the IAEA's specific request for ans...

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British lawmakers vote to reject 2nd gov't bid for snap election

British lawmakers vote to reject 2nd gov't bid for snap election

In his speech before the vote Johnson insisted that an election is " the only way to break the deadlock in the House [of Commons ]" and to give the next prime minister " the strongest possible mandate...

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Iran is developing nuclear weapons ―Israel PM

Iran is developing nuclear weapons ―Israel PM

In an deal with on reside tv, with photographs of the alleged site on a display guiding him, Netanyahu referred to an intelligence trove he had formerly declared very last calendar year. Last year, Ne...

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Search warrants served in USA boat probe

Search warrants served in USA boat probe

Federal and state agencies spent most of Sunday morning at Truth Aquatics headquarters in Santa Barbara, the company that operated the Conception. The company's two remaining commercial dive vesse...

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Hong Kong soccer fans loudly boo Chinese national anthem

Hong Kong soccer fans loudly boo Chinese national anthem

Clashes between police and activists have become increasingly violent, with police using tear gas and protesters storming parliament. Then there were "Long Live Hong Kong " and "We are Hong Kong " c...

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FEMA officials, contractor accused of hurricane relief fraud

FEMA officials, contractor accused of hurricane relief fraud

Ahsha Nateef Tribble, a FEMA deputy regional administrator who'd been sent to the island to lead power recovery efforts, is accused of taking helicopter rides and hotel rooms from the president of the...

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Ashura 2019 meaning: What is the meaning behind the day of Ashura?

Ashura 2019 meaning: What is the meaning behind the day of Ashura?

Many Shias observe this day by participating in processions and self-flagellation. In Peshawar , the main Alam and Zul jinnah procession was taken out from Imam Bargah Agha Syed Ali shah Qissa Khaw...

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In Zimbabwe, hospitals battle with Mugabe's legacy

In Zimbabwe, hospitals battle with Mugabe's legacy

He was 95 years old. According to Leo, Mugabe was a chief hence he would be buried according to traditional rites. Zimbabweans have been divided over how to mourn a former leader once hailed as a ...

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Taliban vows to fight US in Afghanistan after Trump ends talks

Taliban vows to fight US in Afghanistan after Trump ends talks

Following a string of bombings in Kabul and elsewhere in Afghanistan over the last week, US President Donald Trump called off negotiations with the Taliban that had been ongoing for over a year,...

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Iran urges India to defy United States oil sanctions

Iran urges India to defy United States oil sanctions

The US has said they would impose sanctions on any buyer of the oil. "Before that, however, we should await a formal statement from the Government of Iran or the National Iranian Oil Company". Was...

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Netanyahu announces post-election plan to annex part of occupied West Bank

Netanyahu announces post-election plan to annex part of occupied West Bank

Trump's team, the source went on, said they "do not think it precludes the possibility of a political settlement in the future". All agreements signed between the Palestinians and Israel will end ...

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Turkey accuses U.S. of stalling on Syria 'safe zone' plans

Turkey accuses U.S. of stalling on Syria 'safe zone' plans

International Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu told journalists that Washington was too strongly involved with USA -allied Syrian Kurdish fighters and was stalling on plans for the risk-free zone. Erdogan al...

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Canadian Forces troops to help in massive post-Dorian cleanup in Maritimes

Canadian Forces troops to help in massive post-Dorian cleanup in Maritimes

The Nova Scotia authorities advised the residents of the province to keep off roads to allow soldiers to restore power, as well as remove fallen trees and other debris. Its heavy rains and powerful w...

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House panel probes fortunes of airport near Trump resort in Scotland

House panel probes fortunes of airport near Trump resort in Scotland

The House Oversight Committee is trying to find out why a C-17 military transport plane carrying supplies in the spring from the USA to Kuwait stopped at President Trump's resort in Scotland . It fol...

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Duty-free shopping to return in no-deal Brexit scenario

Duty-free shopping to return in no-deal Brexit scenario

As he navigates the Brexit storm, Johnson was due to suspend parliament for over a month from Monday after it votes on his latest demand for a snap election, a vote that is likely to go against him. T...

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SC, Kansas GOP scrap 2020 presidential preference votes

SC, Kansas GOP scrap 2020 presidential preference votes

I don't own what I don't own", adding that "at the end of the day, the American way is competition. and that should be the case for the Republican Party as well". That is remarkable, given the preside...

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Valerie Plame Campaign Ad: We Need to Turn Nation Around

Valerie Plame Campaign Ad: We Need to Turn Nation Around

Plame, who's real life story inspired the 2010 feature film Fair Game , which starred Naomi Watt as herself, and Sean Penn as her husband, has now delivered her own cinematic masterpiece to voters....

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US Accuses Iran Of 'Possible Undeclared Nuclear Activities'

US Accuses Iran Of 'Possible Undeclared Nuclear Activities'

The agency, which is policing Iran's nuclear deal with major powers, has called in recent days on Iran to step up its cooperation, warning "time is of the essence". The Worldwide Atomic Vitality Compa...

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