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Fields Medal stolen in Brazil within minutes of being awarded

Fields Medal stolen in Brazil within minutes of being awarded

Caucher Birkar's medal was stolen after the University of Cambridge professor placed it, along with his phone and wallet inside his briefcase and left it on a table in the event hall's pavilion. One o...

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Donald Trump Has No Idea How to Buy Groceries

Donald Trump Has No Idea How to Buy Groceries

The rally came at the beginning of a three-month sprint to the November midterm elections. Trump will be speaking at a rally at the Florida State Fairgrounds in support of Ron DeSantis for Gover...

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New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern Returns to Work After Maternity Leave

New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern Returns to Work After Maternity Leave

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern with her partner Clarke Gayford and their child Neve in the Auckland home. The late Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto was the first leader to do so, when sh...

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Police say woman in Missouri was not missing Iowa student

Police say woman in Missouri was not missing Iowa student

However, the possible sighting was actually reported to police the week before. The story has gained national attention and the F.B.I.is assisting local police in the search. However, a woman who ...

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Iran could block off major oil transit chokepoint Strait of Hormuz

Iran could block off major oil transit chokepoint Strait of Hormuz

The US military's Central Command confirmed to Reuters that it has seen an increase in Iranian activity, including in the Strait of Hormuz, a strategic waterway for oil shipments that Iran's Rev...

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Pope Francis changes capital punishment teaching, now finds death penalty 'inadmissible'

Pope Francis changes capital punishment teaching, now finds death penalty 'inadmissible'

Previously, the church has supported the death penalty for "certain crimes" in the belief that it is sometimes necessary to put a convicted criminal to death "to defend the lives of human beings eff...

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Facebook Announces It Identified Ongoing Political Influence Campaign

Facebook Announces It Identified Ongoing Political Influence Campaign

However, company officials told Capitol Hill that Russian Federation was possibly involved, reports The Times . Ahead of the 2016 U.S. elections, Russian operatives created fake Facebook accou...

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White House press briefing

White House press briefing

Sanders said it was ironic that media organizations complain about the president's rhetoric when theirs often is so vicious. Sanders instead bashed news organisations' approach to various issues ,...

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3 killed in Greenville plane crash, police say

3 killed in Greenville plane crash, police say

Pilot Joseph Robertson, 58, and passengers Anita Robertson, 58, and Laura Robertson, 24, died when their twin-engine propellor plane crash-landed in a field outside the Greenville Municipal Airport ...

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Seattle judge blocks release of blueprints for 3D-printed guns

Seattle judge blocks release of blueprints for 3D-printed guns

In June, the company had reached a settlement with the USA government that allowed it to resume posting downloadable blueprints for 3D-printed guns. "The Department of Justice made a deal without th...

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Remains from North Korea likely American soldiers who fought at Chosin Reservoir

Remains from North Korea likely American soldiers who fought at Chosin Reservoir

Still, an initial field forensic review indicated the "remains are what North Korea said they were", John Byrd, director of analysis for the U.S. Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency, told reporters at...

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Saudi arrests prominent women's rights activists: HRW

Saudi arrests prominent women's rights activists: HRW

More than a dozen women's rights activists have been targeted since May in Saudi Arabia . Saudi authorities, under the ultimate direction of Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman, have stepped up arres...

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Suspect Named in Shooting Death of Houston Cardiologist

Suspect Named in Shooting Death of Houston Cardiologist

The man suspected of killing a Houston cardiologist was a former law enforcement officer who recently tried to sell several guns and ammo. Dr. Mark Hausknecht , who treated former President Georg...

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Top Officials Highlight Election Security

Top Officials Highlight Election Security

During Thursday's White House press briefing, National Intelligence Director Dan Coats said his agency is meeting weekly with other agencies ahead of November's midterms. Wray outlined a number o...

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Trump 'would personally prefer' shutdown fight before midterms

Trump 'would personally prefer' shutdown fight before midterms

A shutdown would be the third such political embarrassment since Republicans took control of the White House, House and Senate. Republicans in Congress are planning to delay a fight over the preside...

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Girl, 7, gets sexist road signs changed after writing letter

Girl, 7, gets sexist road signs changed after writing letter

I think the sign is wrong and unfair. "Do you agree?" Zoe wrote. Although Carew expressed no interest in becoming a line worker "because there are so many more exciting things", she was outrag...

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U.S. agency discloses delay in Trump high court nominee's records

U.S. agency discloses delay in Trump high court nominee's records

Grassley said he would prefer a Kavanaugh confirmation hearing in early September, since it could take the committee two weeks to vote on the nomination because of committee rules. "We don't know what...

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Australia, NZ firefighters fly out to battle deadly California wildfires

Australia, NZ firefighters fly out to battle deadly California wildfires

California is prone to wildfires. The Carr Fire in Redding killed six people and destroyed more than 1,000 homes, making it the sixth most destructive fire in California history. "It's a very em...

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Australian church abuse victims welcome archbishop's resignation

Australian church abuse victims welcome archbishop's resignation

The Archbishop of Adelaide Philip Wilson outside court in April. Wilson was convicted in May of failing to report allegations of child sexual abuse disclosed to him in the 1970s. Magistrate Robe...

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NY preps pre-emptive strike against 3-D printed guns

NY preps pre-emptive strike against 3-D printed guns

OR is joining a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of State to prevent a Texas company from posting designs for guns that can be made on 3-D printers . The NRA released a statement on the decisi...

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UK committee says aid groups almost ‘complicit’ in sex abuse

UK committee says aid groups almost ‘complicit’ in sex abuse

MPs recommended that the sector must focus on empowering those they help, being proactive in encouraging any abuse claims, having a zero tolerance culture on sexual exploitation and screening potentia...

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Tourist allegedly attacked on Bibbulmun Track

Tourist allegedly attacked on Bibbulmun Track

The 33-year-old man from Finland and a female friend were on the track in Paulls Valley at 1.30pm when a man driving a white Mitsubishi Triton allegedly tried to drive into him. The two tourists and t...

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Extremist sentenced to 17 years in prison for Australia plot

Extremist sentenced to 17 years in prison for Australia plot

The 25-year-old will be eligible for parole after 13 years. "You remain a serious risk to the public", Justice Rosalyn Atkinson said in sentencing. Agim Kruezi (right) after his 2014 arrest. "Ther...

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Corbyn led motion to rename Holocaust Memorial Day 'Genocide Memorial Day'

Corbyn led motion to rename Holocaust Memorial Day 'Genocide Memorial Day'

Labour has struggled with accusations or incidents of anti-Semitism for several years now. John McDonnell , Labour's Shadow Chancellor, accounts for 21 percent of coverage, Tom Watson, the deputy...

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Suspected dating app killer may have more victims in NY, CT

Suspected dating app killer may have more victims in NY, CT

Danueal Drayton is accused of killing 29-year-old Samantha Stewart, who was found dead in her home on July 17. 'There weren't any issues. She had taken a picture of Drayton at a pizza parlor before...

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Killer whale carries dead calf for week during 'deep grieving'

Killer whale carries dead calf for week during 'deep grieving'

The Center for Whale Research says approximately 75-percent of newborns in the recent two decades following designation of the "Southern Resident killer whale" population as "endangered" have not su...

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Indian-Australian Akshay Venkatesh wins ‘Nobel of mathematics’ Fields medal

Indian-Australian Akshay Venkatesh wins ‘Nobel of mathematics’ Fields medal

The 36-year-old has been recognised with the Fields Medal , which is awarded once every four years to between two and four people under the age of 40 "to recognize outstanding mathematical achievemen...

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CNN’s Jim Acosta Faces Taunts from Trump Supporters at Tampa Rally

CNN’s Jim Acosta Faces Taunts from Trump Supporters at Tampa Rally

Other reporters and media personalities defended Acosta on Twitter, with reporters who were also covering the Trump rally saying that Acosta would make a point of engaging with the hecklers between ...

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Trump urges end to Russian Federation probe as Manafort trial enters second day

Trump urges end to Russian Federation probe as Manafort trial enters second day

President Donald Trump called on Attorney General Jeff Sessions Wednesday to shut down special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 us election. Trump also sa...

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Far right rejoices after court frees Tommy Robinson over legal errors

Far right rejoices after court frees Tommy Robinson over legal errors

The former English Defence League leader had been behind bars for two months for filming defendants and discussing an ongoing Leeds Crown Court criminal trial live on Facebook. In the decision read ou...

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Alex Jones Wants Sandy Hook Parents to Pay His Legal Fees

Jones, who is a vocal supporter of President Donald Trump, has always been a controversial figure for his conspiracy theories surrounding the September 11 terror attacks and the Sandy Hook school shoo...

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Zimbabwe's Election Commission Announces Majority Win for Ruling Party

Zimbabwe's Election Commission Announces Majority Win for Ruling Party

The assessments are critical for Zimbabwe, because foreign governments, including the USA, have made any financial aid conditional on holding democratic elections. Those who were involved in these act...

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N Korea 'making missiles' despite U.S. thaw

N Korea 'making missiles' despite U.S. thaw

A U.S. official said Washington was "concerned" by North Korean violations of UN-approved sanctions, including illegal shipments of oil by sea. Asked about the report , the Pentagon declined to...

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Trump calls on USA attorney-general to end Russian Federation probe ‘disgrace’

Trump calls on USA attorney-general to end Russian Federation probe ‘disgrace’

Taking to Twitter to complain about the federal Russian Federation investigation, which focuses on the 2016 presidential campaign, Trump said Sessions "should stop this Rigged Witch Hunt right no...

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Rodrigo Duterte's 68-Car Smashup Includes Lamborghinis, Porsches

Rodrigo Duterte's 68-Car Smashup Includes Lamborghinis, Porsches

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte oversaw the destruction of 68 smuggled luxury vehicles and motorcycles on Monday in a province on Luzon Island. That doesn't sit with Duterte's policies of fighti...

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