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Officials confirm death of one firefighter at Farmington explosion scene

Officials confirm death of one firefighter at Farmington explosion scene

The explosion was reported at LEAP , an organization that aides people with disabilities. The Franklin County Sheriff's Department in ME says firefighters are responding to a building explosion tha...

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Saudi oil attack: what we know so far

Saudi oil attack: what we know so far

There already have been mysterious attacks on oil tankers that Washington blames on Tehran, at least one suspected Israeli strike on Shiite forces in Iraq, and the downing of a U.S. American officials...

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United States hints at military response to Saudi attacks as oil prices surge

The intraday jump was the biggest since the 1991 Gulf War. A meeting between the presidents of Iran and the United States on the sidelines of an upcoming United Nations General Assembly (UNGA)...

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Pakistan arrests 3 over attack on temple, Hindu homes

Pakistan arrests 3 over attack on temple, Hindu homes

The angered protestors vandalised the school and three Hindu temples. Police have nominated 45 people in the FIR, out of which 22 are named while 23 are unidentified. There is a shutter down strike in...

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Taiwan breaks diplomatic ties with Solomon Islands

Taiwan breaks diplomatic ties with Solomon Islands

President Tsai Ing-wen condemned Honiara's defection and also denounced Beijing's "dollar diplomacy", saying it not only threatened Taiwan's worldwide space, but also undermined the global order. Hour...

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Iran says 'no plans' for Rouhani-Trump meet on UN sidelines

Iran says 'no plans' for Rouhani-Trump meet on UN sidelines

Iran has said it is unwilling to meet with Trump while crushing sanctions are in place over its nuclear program. "It could happen. It could happen. I am fully confident that if Donald Trump wins a...

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Purdue Pharma files for bankruptcy in the US

Purdue Pharma files for bankruptcy in the US

The filing late Sunday night in White Plains, New York, was anticipated before and after the tentative deal, which could be worth up to $12 billion over time, was struck. On average, 130 Americans die...

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N.Korea leader Kim invited Trump to Pyongyang in new letter

N.Korea leader Kim invited Trump to Pyongyang in new letter

The pair agreed to restart working-level dialogue during an impromptu meeting at the Demilitarized Zone dividing the 2 Koreas in June, and Pyongyang last week offered to hold those talks in late Septe...

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Kellyanne Conway Blasts Background Check Supporters to Deflect From Trump’s About Face

Kellyanne Conway Blasts Background Check Supporters to Deflect From Trump’s About Face

French President Emmanuel Macron has been holding frequent phone discussions with Rouhani about a possible deal to reduce tensions with the United States and reportedly to pave the way for a Trump-Rou...

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Donald Trump will attend Narendra Modi’s Houston rally, says White House

Donald Trump will attend Narendra Modi’s Houston rally, says White House

According to reports in Indian media, while he is planning to spend five days in NY, from September 23 to 28, plans are being explored for a day-long visit to Washington DC for a bilateral meeting w...

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Afghan, US forces kill Taleban governors, fighters, South Asia News & Top Stories

Afghan, US forces kill Taleban governors, fighters, South Asia News & Top Stories

Sediqqi said that the Afghan government has suspended its own peace efforts for now. "The objective of these visits is to inform leaders of these countries about the peace talks and President Tru...

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12 killed as tourist boat capsizes in Godavari

12 killed as tourist boat capsizes in Godavari

Andhra Pradesh chief minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy said he is reviewing the situation. Jagan Mohan Reddy announced ex-gratia of Rs 10 lakh each for the families of the dead. Rescued passengers were...

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What the attacks on Saudi Aramco mean for oil prices

Officials said the company hoped to restore about a third of that by early this week. The incident marks a unsafe new phase in a proxy war in which Saudi Arabia has been ensconced in Yemen. "That'...

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Former UK leader Cameron blasts Boris Johnson, Michael Gove

Former UK leader Cameron blasts Boris Johnson, Michael Gove

Johnson told the Mail on Sunday the United Kingdom will break out of the EU's "manacles" by the October 31 deadline like Bruce Banner, who transforms into the giant green Hulk. Johnson of political ...

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Hong Kong protests again turn violent as police use tear gas

Hong Kong protests again turn violent as police use tear gas

Authorities moved quickly to douse the fires and police fired volleys of tear gas to disperse protesters, including in the bustling shopping and tourist district of Causeway Bay. Police arrested more ...

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Tropical storm set to bear down on hurricane-ravaged Bahamas

Tropical storm set to bear down on hurricane-ravaged Bahamas

At 11 a.m. (local time), an nearly stationary Humberto was located 30 miles (45 kilometres) east-northeast of Great Abaco island, according to the U.S. In a nation where 80% of the land is less than 3...

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British government downplays report on 'worst-case' Brexit

British government downplays report on 'worst-case' Brexit

Meanwhile the leader of Kent County Council Paul Carter expressed his confidence that measures were in place to deal with the possible consequences of a no-deal. The Government immediately announced...

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Boris Johnson 'won't be deterred' from Brexit on 31 October

Boris Johnson 'won't be deterred' from Brexit on 31 October

Asked whether he had lied to the Queen about his reasons to suspend sitting, he said: "Absolutely not". However, he said that despite the current political deadlock in the United Kingdom, he said he...

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Oxford tops university rankings for fourth year running

Oxford tops university rankings for fourth year running

But both IIT Kharagpur and IIT Delhi have stepped up by 100 ranks from the previous year, reports Times of India . IISC was followed by the Indian Institute of Technology ( IIT) Ropar and IIT Indore...

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Remains of man missing since 1997 found after resident’s Google Earth search

Remains of man missing since 1997 found after resident’s Google Earth search

A previous resident of a neighborhood in Wellington, Florida , was searching around on Google Earth when they noticed something in the water, according to the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office . ...

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Twitter deletes 'death threat' from Texas lawmaker who targeted Beto O'Rourke

Twitter deletes 'death threat' from Texas lawmaker who targeted Beto O'Rourke

O'Rourke's birth name is Robert Francis O'Rourke, and he has been mocked by Republican lawmakers for using his nickname, Beto . Within hours, Twitter removed the tweet for violating its terms...

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USA appeals court rules against Trump in foreign payments case

USA appeals court rules against Trump in foreign payments case

The plaintiffs said a judge should issue an injunction enjoining Trump from violating the clauses and also argued that an injunction should be issued requiring Trump to release financial records "in o...

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Scottish court rules closing United Kingdom was illegal

This is different to "dissolving" Parliament - where all MPs give up their seats to campaign in a general election. Judge Lord Doherty dismissed the challenge at the Court of Session last Wednesday,...

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DOJ to release name of Saudi official allegedly involved in 9/11

DOJ to release name of Saudi official allegedly involved in 9/11

Most recently the Justice Department obtained a delay until Thursday, and several individuals with knowledge of the case said that the Justice Department would indeed announce its decision on Thursd...

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Malaysian PM to write to Indonesia's leader as row over haze flares

Malaysian PM to write to Indonesia's leader as row over haze flares

Malaysia has denied pointing fingers at Jakarta over the current haze problem, instead saying that it is offering assistance in tackling forest fires in several provinces in Indonesia. Heavy haze is...

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Brexit Party pact with Tories takes over Hartlepool Council

Brexit Party pact with Tories takes over Hartlepool Council

Some shadow cabinet ministers, including Emily Thornberry, have already made clear they would support remain in any referendum, whatever deal a Labour government managed to negotiate. Earlier Mr Watso...

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Mugabe's family agree to burial in national monument - spokesman

Mugabe's family agree to burial in national monument - spokesman

He dismissed as absolute nonsense reports that President Mnangagwa tried to bribe traditional chiefs from Zvimba to have Cde Mugabe buried at the National Heroes Acre. "We said we will bury him on Sun...

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Trump administration can begin enforcing new asylum restrictions, Supreme Court rules

Trump administration can begin enforcing new asylum restrictions, Supreme Court rules

On Thursday, López Obrador said that he spoke by phone with President Donald Trump a day prior, noting the us president recognized Mexico's efforts and that relations between the two countries w...

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Some US goods' exemption from tariffs to ease tension

Some US goods' exemption from tariffs to ease tension

When talking about the vacant security advisor position after firing John Bolton, Trump cleared the rumours of having Mike Pompeo taking the role, and said there were "15 candidates" that were being...

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Who was Hans Christian Gram? Google celebrates microbiologist 166th birthday with doodle

Who was Hans Christian Gram? Google celebrates microbiologist 166th birthday with doodle

During his time at the university, Gram served as an assistant in botany to the zoologist Japetus Steenstrup. Scientists, doctors and medical technicians still use this method to identify and classify...

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Divers recover body of last missing victim of California boat fire

Divers recover body of last missing victim of California boat fire

Earlier in the day, the Coast Guard announced it has issued new safety recommendations in the wake of the tragedy near Santa Cruz Island, such as limiting the unsupervised charging of lithium-ion batt...

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Lake County Teen Accused of Paying Two People to Kill Her Parents

Lake County Teen Accused of Paying Two People to Kill Her Parents

She'll get her next court date from that location, he added. Bank statements from the card allegedly used by Hatcher to coordinate the killings showed a withdrawal of A$730 and another of A$1,300. A...

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Two British-Australians And An Australian Jailed In Iran

Two British-Australians And An Australian Jailed In Iran

According to The Times , one of the British-Australian citizens is a blogger who was documenting her travels on social media with her boyfriend, when they were both detained 10 weeks ago. Since the d...

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El Paso 'Hero' Detained at White House on Arrest Warrant

El Paso 'Hero' Detained at White House on Arrest Warrant

Last month, still attached to hospital monitors, 50-year-old Christopher Grant told CNN's Chris Cuomo how he was shot on August 3 inside of a Walmart in El Paso, Texas . "He just - boom, boom, boom...

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Russian intelligence investigating possible CIA mole in Kremlin

Russian intelligence investigating possible CIA mole in Kremlin

Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters on Wednesday: 'I can only state that this employee existed, that he was sacked, and that we don't know whether he was a spy or not. Since then he has not...

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