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Four killed in Bangladesh over Facebook post

Four killed in Bangladesh over Facebook post

Staff Reporter: At least four people were reportedly killed and many others injured as locals, who were protesting over an "unverified Facebook post", clashed with police in Borhanuddin upazila of B...

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Death penalty for 16 for setting B’desh student on fire

Death penalty for 16 for setting B’desh student on fire

When she refused, she was tied up, doused in kerosene and set on fire . Prosecutor Hafez Ahmed told reporters it proved "that nobody will get away with murder in Bangladesh ". Dawla, who plotted t...

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Trump includes Colorado in states getting border wall

Trump includes Colorado in states getting border wall

Yet despite being fully surrounded by other USA states, somehow Colorado made it onto his list. Of course, Colorado doesn't share a border with Mexico, which Polis, and others on social media noted....

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Top Republicans demand Democrats call whistleblower to testify publicly

Top Republicans demand Democrats call whistleblower to testify publicly

Democratic Representative Eric Swalwell told reporters that the Republicans had compromised a secure area of the Capitol, obstructing the impeachment inquiry and sought to intimidate a witness, but ...

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Lebanese protestors clean up streets in sixth day of protests

Lebanese protestors clean up streets in sixth day of protests

He said Hariri's speech meant nothing and he needed to step down and allow for a new government. The protesters have been blocking highways as part of the countrywide demonstrations which have unite...

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Syrian army moves to confront Turkish forces as U.S. withdraws

Syrian army moves to confront Turkish forces as U.S. withdraws

The Syrian army moved north under a deal with the Kurds, who have sought protection from the Turkish offensive that followed the withdrawal of U.S. troops from the area. Van Hollen and Republican Sena...

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39 found dead inside a lorry container in Essex

I would like to thank the local community and in particular those who have been directly affected by the police cordon at the industrial site. The Bulgarian Foreign Ministry have also claimed that t...

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President Evo Morales poised to win reelection in Bolivia

President Evo Morales poised to win reelection in Bolivia

Monday, protesters set fire to electoral offices in regions of Sucre and Tarija, according to local media, while in the capital La Paz demonstrators scuffled with police. To win the first round of e...

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'I like him, he likes me': Kim and Trump have 'special' relationship

'I like him, he likes me': Kim and Trump have 'special' relationship

Kumgang to be viewed as a symbol of North-South relations. North Korea has given the United States until the end of the year to come up with a more flexible approach, warning it may resume long-ra...

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Netanyahu's rival Gantz receives mandate to try form Israeli government

Netanyahu's rival Gantz receives mandate to try form Israeli government

If that too does not produce a new government, Israel could face yet another election - a third in the space of a year. President Reuven Rivlin turned to Netanyahu first after the September 17 ele...

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47 attorneys general join N.Y. Facebook antitrust investigation

47 attorneys general join N.Y. Facebook antitrust investigation

New York AG Leticia James, who is leading the probe, made the announcement Tuesday that 39 more states had joined her investigative effort since she first announced it last month . Facebook and oth...

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If Pierre Delecto Harms Mitt Romney's Career, the Voters are Fools

If Pierre Delecto Harms Mitt Romney's Career, the Voters are Fools

Users were quick to point out that Delecto is just the latest in a long line of secret " lurker " accounts used by politicians and other public figures to keep an eye on discussions about themselv...

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U.S. Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg to receive $1 million Berggruen Prize

U.S. Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg to receive $1 million Berggruen Prize

Ms. Ginsburg, 86, has been on the Supreme Court since 1993. She is the court's oldest Justice, but maintains an active public speaking schedule that took her to the San Francisco Bay Area earlier th...

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Trump Organisation Removes President's Name From New York Ice Rinks

Trump Organisation Removes President's Name From New York Ice Rinks

For years, the Trump name in bright red capital letters marked the outer boards at Wollman Rink, and signs at the skate rental and refreshment counters bore the name, as well. Erasing the Trump name f...

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President Ramaphosa in Russian Federation to foster stronger working relationships

President Ramaphosa in Russian Federation to foster stronger working relationships

The Ugandan leader, traditionally a USA security ally in Africa, said he and Putin discussed issues ranging from livestock vaccines to space technology. "This Agreement provides a framework for deepen...

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Trump's efforts to keep taxes secret heads to appeals court on Wednesday

Trump's efforts to keep taxes secret heads to appeals court on Wednesday

Consovoy also asserted that the Manhattan district attorney's office is seeking Trump's financial records simply to "try to embarrass" the president rather than seeking them as part of a valid investi...

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Murder investigation launched after 39 bodies found in truck

Murder investigation launched after 39 bodies found in truck

Police were called to the scene at the Waterglade Industrial Park at around 1:40am (0040 GMT). The bodies were found in a shipping container on the back of a semi truck parked on the side of the road ...

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Will the European Union grant extention to Britain preventing economic chaos?

Will the European Union grant extention to Britain preventing economic chaos?

Lawmakers voted 329 to 299 in favour of the second reading of the legislation for the deal - still no guarantee of success since the bill could be amended by lawmakers who want changes. As Johnson l...

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Fire burning in Western Canada following election: Saskatchewan premier

Fire burning in Western Canada following election: Saskatchewan premier

Premier Brian Pallister of Manitoba, where the Liberals lost three seats, said his government is ready to work with them, as well as all other parties. "Let us all work hard to bring our country toget...

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Grim find: 39 dead in 1 of UK’s worst trafficking cases

Grim find: 39 dead in 1 of UK’s worst trafficking cases

Police have not confirmed that claim. In August 2015, at the peak of Europe's migration crisis, the bodies of 71 migrants including a baby girl were found piled up in the back of a poultry refrigera...

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Edison increase estimate of possible power cuts

Edison increase estimate of possible power cuts

Southern California Edison is warning it could cut power later in the week to about 132,000 customers in 6 counties to prevent winds from damaging electrical equipment and starting wildfires. 21, 201...

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Police find body in dumpster believed to be missing girl

Police find body in dumpster believed to be missing girl

Police earlier had released surveillance video from a security camera that they believed showed the child before her abduction. Those individuals - Patrick Stallworth, 39, and Derick Brown, 29 -...

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The Heat: Justin Trudeau's Liberal party wins in Canada

The Heat: Justin Trudeau's Liberal party wins in Canada

Liberals won 157 seats, 13 short of the 170 needed to form a government on their own. The Bloc won 32 of the province's 78 districts, up from 10. Punjabi candidates of ruling the Liberal party won all...

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Russian military police head toward Syrian-Turkish border in blow to Kurds

Russian military police head toward Syrian-Turkish border in blow to Kurds

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Assad spoke on the phone on Tuesday after Putin reached a 10-point agreement with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan . "The withdrawal is continuing", Mr...

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Hacking the hackers: Russian group hijacked Iranian spying operation, officials say

Hacking the hackers: Russian group hijacked Iranian spying operation, officials say

Victims saw documents extracted from various sectors, including governments. This curious technique was finally revealed by an NCSC (National Cyber Security Center) investigation, which started look...

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Brexit bump puts pound over $1.30, euro stronger

Brexit bump puts pound over $1.30, euro stronger

A holiday in Tokyo kept turnover light and MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan .MIAPJ0000PUS added a slight 0.13%. In early trade London and Paris were flat, while Frankfurt s...

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Brexit: UK will leave European Union this month, Michael Gove says

Brexit: UK will leave European Union this month, Michael Gove says

This is a reference to the amendment - passed in the UK's House of Commons on a rare Saturday sitting and tabled by British Conservative MP Sir Oliver Letwin - that withholds approval of the deal unti...

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U.S. and China should be partners instead of squabbling: Beijing official

U.S. and China should be partners instead of squabbling: Beijing official

In the week following the talks, however, China bought at least eight cargoes, or 480,000 tons worth US$173 million, of Brazilian soybeans and steered clear of the United States market, traders told R...

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Chile's Pinera extends state of emergency, says 'we are at war'

Chile's Pinera extends state of emergency, says 'we are at war'

Three people have died in a supermarket fire as angry protests in Chile entered their seventh day, the mayor of capital city Santiago said on Sunday. It said its workers were evacuated and no-on...

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Pentagon chief meets Saudi king after troop deployment, amid Iran tensions

Pentagon chief meets Saudi king after troop deployment, amid Iran tensions

Earlier this month, the speaker of Iran's parliament, Ali Larijani, said that Iran is ready to work to improve relations with Saudi Arabia and to mediate the long-running war in Yemen, but that the ...

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11 killed after violent protests in Chile, overnight curfew for third day

11 killed after violent protests in Chile, overnight curfew for third day

A police truck sprays water canons at protesters, amid ongoing demonstrations triggered by an increase in subway fares in Santiago , Chile. The Canadian lender says the bank is hopeful that the sit...

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Ozone layer depletion drastically reduced due to rare event, NASA confirms

Ozone layer depletion drastically reduced due to rare event, NASA confirms

Earth's ozone layer shields life on the surface from harmful solar radiation, but man-made chlorine compounds that can last in the air for 100 years nibble at the ozone, creating thinning and a ...

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Mom who portrayed daughter as terminally ill is accused of killing her

Mom who portrayed daughter as terminally ill is accused of killing her

As the questioning continued, she did allegedly admit to fabricating her second daughter's cancer diagnosis but stood by her claims that Olivia's illnesses had been accurate. Her body was exhumed a ...

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United States awarded ownership of seized N. Korean vessel

United States awarded ownership of seized N. Korean vessel

The Wise Honest's owners also attempted to hide the ship's flag, as well as the origin of the coal, from authorities. The U.S. government said it will split the proceeds from the sale of the former ...

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Shamima Begum to begin challenge over removal of her British citizenship

Shamima Begum to begin challenge over removal of her British citizenship

The Home Office says the decision did not render Ms Begum stateless. Today, a specialist court that hears challenges to decisions to remove someone's British citizenship will begin a four-day prelim...

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