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Britain must move in Brexit negotiations, Germany says

Britain must move in Brexit negotiations, Germany says

The Chequers plan has attracted criticism from Eurosceptics in May's party as well as those who originally wanted to stay in the bloc, and Britain has said it is stepping up preparations for "no-deal"...

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US GDP accelerates to 4.1% growth after Trump's tax cuts

US GDP accelerates to 4.1% growth after Trump's tax cuts

White House economic advisor Larry Kudlow predicted a big number on Thursday during a Fox Business interview, "You're going to get a very good economic growth number tomorrow". I happen to think...

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Domestic violence paid leave bill passes

Domestic violence paid leave bill passes

The new law was hailed by anti-violence groups worldwide, including the United Kingdom -based Women's Aid, which vowed to push for similar legislation in Britain. Employers must grant 10 days of paid ...

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Facebook Temporarily Bans Alex Jones Over Video Posts

Facebook Temporarily Bans Alex Jones Over Video Posts

Alex Jones , the founder of conspiracy site InfoWars , has been suspended by Facebook. During the suspension, Jones will be unable to post from his profile. Infowars did not respond to a request...

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New Zealand claims Australia copied flag

New Zealand claims Australia copied flag

However, New Zealand voters narrowly rejected the new flag in a 2016 referendum , opting to keep the existing banner. New Zealand's acting prime minister, Winston Peters , has accused Australia...

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Burglar breaks in, wakes couple up to use their Wi-Fi

Burglar breaks in, wakes couple up to use their Wi-Fi

No one was injured. Meanwhile, police said it wasn't the teen's only Wi-Fi request of the night. Instead of ransacking the joint, the intruder, a 17-year-old boy wearing a T-shirt around his fac...

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Putin ‘ready’ for talks with Trump either in Moscow or in Washington

The White House is defending its decision to bar a CNN reporter from attending an open press event. "It is important that appropriate conditions are in place for our meeting and such conditions mu...

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Had 'productive' meeting with President Vladimir Putin: PM Modi

Had 'productive' meeting with President Vladimir Putin: PM Modi

Asserting that the objective of the two countries should be to bring about a more just and rational worldwide order, Xi said China was willing to work with India to carry forward the impetus provided ...

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British Jewish Newspapers Unite To Warn Of 'Existential' Corbyn Threat

British Jewish Newspapers Unite To Warn Of 'Existential' Corbyn Threat

Labour's general secretary, Jennie Formby, has told Dame Margaret she faces investigation for "abusive conduct" in relation to an incident in a Commons corridor in which she allegedly called Mr Corb...

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Chiyo Miyako, World's Oldest Person, Dead At 117

Chiyo Miyako, World's Oldest Person, Dead At 117

Chiyo Miyako died on Sunday. She enjoyed calligraphy, which she had practiced until recently, and loved eating sushi and eel, Guinness said. "Yum", Nonaka said through mouthfuls of sugary delight,...

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Michael Cohen releases secret recordings of conversation with Trump

According to CNN , Mr. Cohen says he was present when Mr. Trump was told of the June 2016 meeting, which involved Donald Trump Jr. and several other campaign figures, by his son. On Tuesday, CNN broad...

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Trump says did not know of 2016 Trump Tower meeting with Russians

Fox News' Chris Wallace says political analysts may be doing some wishful thinking on Russian collusion when it comes to new claims by President Trump's former lawyer, Michael Cohen . I suspect tha...

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Kuwaiti social-media star ignites backlash over 'racist' video

Kuwaiti social-media star ignites backlash over 'racist' video

The Kuwaiti Instagram "influencer" who said Filipino "servants" shouldn't be allowed days off is being dumped by her sponsors. "All I said was that the employer was entitled to keep the servant's ...

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Avenatti says he's representing 3 more women who had Trump relationships

Avenatti says he's representing 3 more women who had Trump relationships

But Avenatti said the women, who contacted him months ago, were "paid hush money prior to the 2016 election". The charges were dropped against Daniels, whose real name is Stephanie Clifford, the fol...

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Brexit: Michel Barnier knocks back PM’s Chequers plan

Brexit: Michel Barnier knocks back PM’s Chequers plan

Speaking on Thursday at the same press conference, Mr Barnier re-stated that the EU's single market and its four freedoms were indivisible and could not be cherry-picked. He said he was "particularly ...

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Israel storms Al-Aqsa compound during Friday prayers, shots fired

Israel storms Al-Aqsa compound during Friday prayers, shots fired

The unrest coincides with the first anniversary of the al-Aqsa protests in July 2017 when tens of thousands of Palestinians prayed outside the compound for almost two weeks, protesting against the new...

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Trump's Hollywood Walk of Fame Star Vandalized

Trump's Hollywood Walk of Fame Star Vandalized

Early in 2016, KABC reported that the star had previously been spraypainted with a swastika and a mute icon. Our democracy is based on respect for the law. "I don't care what other people say: repre...

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Russia’s Putin says he invited Trump to Moscow

Trump surprised even his own director of national intelligence by inviting Putin to Washington for a follow-up conversation this autumn. " Russia isn't abandoning the dollar", Putin said in an...

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Mueller Scrutinizing Trump Tweets for Possible Obstruction

Mueller Scrutinizing Trump Tweets for Possible Obstruction

Giuliani told Bloomberg this week that Trump would agree to an interview with special counsel investigators, but only if they did not ask any questions about obstruction of justice. The Times has ...

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Facebook Suspends InfoWars’ Alex Jones For 30 Days For Offensive Videos

The videos were removed from Facebook Thursday, and the suspension follows a similar move by YouTube earlier this week against Jones: Infowars was banned from YouTube's live-streaming platform for...

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Urabeños cartel puts $70,000 price on dog's head

Urabeños cartel puts $70,000 price on dog's head

The anti-narcotics team took the threat seriously and immediately transferred Sombra to other duties in the relative safety of Bogota's global airport. A drug-sniffing dog is reportedly now the target...

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The heat in Japan recognized natural disaster

The heat in Japan recognized natural disaster

This is also the highest number since the agency began compiling weekly data in 2008. The Japan Meteorological Agency predicts temperatures will continue to be 95 degrees and higher into August. "An...

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Final members of sarin attack cult are executed in Japan

Final members of sarin attack cult are executed in Japan

Local media said authorities wanted the death sentences against the Aum members to be carried out before Japan's emperor abdicates next year, when a new imperial era will begin. What was the Tokyo a...

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Alex Jones punished by YouTube for saying drag queens are ‘demons’

Alex Jones punished by YouTube for saying drag queens are ‘demons’

Although individual videos are usually counted as a strike, this strike comes from a bundle of four videos - which were classified as hate speech against Muslims and transgender people - plus child en...

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Toronto shooting leaves two dead, including gunman

Toronto shooting leaves two dead, including gunman

Less than a day after a 10-year-old girl and 18-year-old woman were killed, the suspect was identified by the independent Special Investigations Unit (SIU) as Faisal Hussain , a 29-year-old Toronto ...

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GOP Lawmakers Launch Bid to Impeach Rod Rosenstein

GOP Lawmakers Launch Bid to Impeach Rod Rosenstein

Mark Meadows of North Carolina and Jim Jordan of OH, the chairman and a prominent member of the conservative House Freedom Caucus . His response came after a group of 11 Republicans, led by Cong...

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Environment Canada issues severe thunderstorm watch for Toronto

Environment Canada issues severe thunderstorm watch for Toronto

It was previously listed as a severe thunderstorm watch. Isolated damaging wind gusts may occur with some of these storms. "Small hail, torrential downpours, and frequent lightning may also be ass...

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Residents Flee Homes As Raging Wildfire Breaks Out In Southern California

Residents Flee Homes As Raging Wildfire Breaks Out In Southern California

It was one of five major, uncontained wildfires burning across California during a heat wave that has the state sizzling under record-shattering temperatures. Mandatory evacuations are in place in ...

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Frantic relatives search for missing in Athens' morgue

Frantic relatives search for missing in Athens' morgue

Winds reached 80 kilometres per hour as authorities deployed the country's entire fleet of water-dropping planes and helicopters to give tourists time to escape. Firefighters and volunteers try to ext...

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Three Palestinians killed following Israel Gaza artillery strikes

Three Palestinians killed following Israel Gaza artillery strikes

Palestinian media named the assailant as Ahmad Tareq Yosef Abu Ayoush, who reports said was 17-years-old. The Israeli ambulance service Magen David Adom said that one of the men wounded was in serio...

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Cohen ready to say Trump knew of son's 2016 Russian Federation contact

Cohen ready to say Trump knew of son's 2016 Russian Federation contact

The Trump Tower meeting was seen as evidence of the Trump campaign working along with Russians to defeat Hillary Clinton . But Davis also told the Post that Cohen is not longer willing to sit idl...

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463 migrants may have been deported without their children

463 migrants may have been deported without their children

The status report to Southern California U.S. District Judge Dana M. Sabraw , in an update between plaintiffs and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, said the 463 cases are "under review", and ...

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U.S. lawmakers to introduce new bill to sanction Russian Federation

U.S. lawmakers to introduce new bill to sanction Russian Federation

He tweeted: "I'm very concerned that Russian Federation will be fighting very hard to have an impact on the upcoming Election". Senators have made clear they want details of what, if anything, Trump...

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Body cam captures boy, 10, pinned down by police as dad arrested

Body cam captures boy, 10, pinned down by police as dad arrested

In the video , the cops can be seen pinning the boy, identified as Eric, on the ground and twisting his arm. Police say the officers' actions are under review. The Athens-Clarke County Police Depar...

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Turkey told U.S. it opposes sanctions on Iran - foreign minister

Turkey told U.S. it opposes sanctions on Iran - foreign minister

But Turkey, which receives more than half of its oil from Iran, rejected the proposal. The US sanctions on Iran will come to effect from November 4 and the US has asked all nations to cease importing ...

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