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Bologna explosion injures 56, kills one

Bologna explosion injures 56, kills one

An explosion caused by an accident involving a truck carrying flammable liquid has injured 56 people and killed one, according to Italian news agency ANSA . Many people had evacuated the area, due to...

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US seeks suspension of court action on 1MDB luxury yacht Equanimity

US seeks suspension of court action on 1MDB luxury yacht Equanimity

The Malaysian government intends to auction the yacht off should it be legally awarded to them in order to recover some of the funds allegedly misappropriated from 1MDB. Low's whereabouts are unknown ...

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Video captures shark leaping from water near Cape Cod

Video captures shark leaping from water near Cape Cod

After seeing the shark in the distance, the boat approached the area while Skomal tried to use a long pole to get the camera under the water line. That's when it suddenly breached the ocean's surface....

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California man charged with destroying Trump’s star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

California man charged with destroying Trump’s star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

The West Hollywood resolution doesn't mention the vandalism in its case for removing the star. Clay used a pickaxe on July 25 to smash the president's star, which he received in January 2007 for h...

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College student takes graduation photos with massive gator

College student takes graduation photos with massive gator

Noland will be graduating from Texas A&M with a major in Wildlife Ecology. 'It took him a few weeks for him to like me, ' she said as she described the budding friendship. In fact, Big Tex has act...

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Dem: Optics of Trump Tower meeting ‘absolutely horrifying’

Dem: Optics of Trump Tower meeting ‘absolutely horrifying’

President Donald Trump singles out the media during his rally on August 2, 2018 at the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes Barre, Pa. CNN in July reported that Michael Cohen , Trump's for...

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Video shows Brooklyn nail salon workers attacking customer

Video shows Brooklyn nail salon workers attacking customer

The brawl broke out at New Red Apple Nail salon and witness Mercy Maduka recorded and uploaded the video to Facebook. Maduka also wrote that the employees were, "hitting them like animals ". When...

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Apple removes Alex Jones content from iTunes, podcast platforms

Apple removes Alex Jones content from iTunes, podcast platforms

Families of some Sandy Hook victims have sued Jones for defamation , and he now acknowledges that the shooting occurred but says his claims were free speech. " Despite removing the content from i...

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Australia announces extra $140m aid for drought-hit farmers

Australia announces extra $140m aid for drought-hit farmers

Farmers whose incomes have been cut drastically by the drought conditions can already receive some A$16,000 a year in unemployment benefits. Even the NSW transport subsidy announced a week ago by t...

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Protesters, Florida school shooting survivors hold 'National March on NRA' rally

Protesters, Florida school shooting survivors hold 'National March on NRA' rally

The protest comes on the heels of a lawsuit filed by the gun organization targeting the state of NY. "My cousin was gunned down two years ago, that's what motivated me". "If the NRA is unable to c...

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'I thought it was a doll': Baby found floating in river dies

'I thought it was a doll': Baby found floating in river dies

Tourists from Oklahoma discovered the child lying unconscious and unresponsive near the Manhattan side of the Brooklyn Bridge at around 4 p.m., according to police. Investigators also pulled a backpac...

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Elie Wiesel vandalism: Institute decries 'grotesque' attack on childhood home

Elie Wiesel vandalism: Institute decries 'grotesque' attack on childhood home

The emergence of anti-Semitic graffiti on the home of Nobel laureate Elie Wiesel , the Romanian public is regarded as a crime against humanity and the police as a criminal. A group of Romanian high...

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Bangladeshi photographer Shahidul Alam arrested over ‘provocative comments’

Bangladeshi photographer Shahidul Alam arrested over ‘provocative comments’

The United Nations said it was "deeply concerned about the reports of violence" and that concerns about road safety were "legitimate". The protests in Dhaka and beyond began after a speeding ...

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Trump blames California wildfires on 'bad' environmental laws

Trump blames California wildfires on 'bad' environmental laws

In his Sunday morning update, Blankenheim said while firefighters are succeeding in their battle to protect Scotts Valley in Lake County, the Ranch Fire did move into Long Valley Saturday. "Unfort...

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Gates testifies he committed crimes while working with Manafort

Gates testifies he committed crimes while working with Manafort

As part of his plea agreement, Gates confessed to "knowingly and intentionally" conspiring with Manafort to commit a bevy of bank and securities fraud, as well as act as an unregistered foreign agent ...

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Trump tweets about secret Trump Tower meeting

He concluded by further distancing himself from the meeting his son arranged, writing, "I did not know about it!" Trump's former adviser Roger Stone, embroiled in his own controversy, has even tried t...

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China plans tariffs on $60 billion of USA products

China plans tariffs on $60 billion of USA products

Canada , Mexico and the European Union have responded to U.S. taxes on steel and aluminum with retaliatory tariffs . "Governing a country is not like doing business", the paper said, adding that ...

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44 people shot within 14 hrs in Chicago

44 people shot within 14 hrs in Chicago

Four people were wounded, including a 13-year old boy, a 16-year-old boy, a 17-year-old girl and a 25-year-old woman. The series of shootings culminated in a chaotic scene Sunday morning at Stro...

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Bologna explosion near airport

Bologna explosion near airport

Circulation compromised, not only on the motorway, but also in the Borgo Panigale area'. Local police said there had been a collision on the motorway and an explosion happened in the subsequent fire...

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Kellyanne Conway defends Trump's attacks on the media, blasts

Kellyanne Conway defends Trump's attacks on the media, blasts "emotion over information"

Conway said she didn't think the media should be painted with a "broad brush", but complained about some reporters who are "talking more about their own egos than doing everyman interviews". "I don'...

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Thai cave boys leave buddhist monastery after getting ordained

Thai cave boys leave buddhist monastery after getting ordained

Over three days, expert divers carried the sedated boys and their coach through darkness and submerged passageways towards the exit. At the Wat Phra That Doi Wao temple, the boys listened to Buddhis...

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9-Year-Old NC Boy Selling Lemonade Robbed at Gunpoint, Deputies Say

9-Year-Old NC Boy Selling Lemonade Robbed at Gunpoint, Deputies Say

John's Forest development off Weddington Road, and a teenager approached the boy around 3 p.m., the sheriff's office said. It's reported he got away with the child's earnings of $17. Officials belie...

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WWII ÉIRE sign found on Bray Head following gorse fire

WWII ÉIRE sign found on Bray Head following gorse fire

The sign reads "Eire" which is the Irish language word for Ireland. The white-washed letters spelling "Eire" was spotted at Bray Head, County Wicklow, by Garda as they flew overhead following the fi...

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Five Dead in California 414 Crash

Five Dead in California 414 Crash

Fire authorities were called about the crash around 12:30 p.m. local time . Ella Pham, 20, and her boyfriend were just leaving the parking lot at the time of the crash. Luckily, the driver of the...

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De Lille resigns as Cape Town mayor effective October 31

De Lille resigns as Cape Town mayor effective October 31

A source close to De Lille confirmed the resignation to the M&G, saying that the party had "withdrawn the charges" against her because they "feared an open disciplinary committee". This display of un...

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USA will 'enforce the sanctions' against Iran: Pompeo

USA will 'enforce the sanctions' against Iran: Pompeo

USA sanctions had been eased by the Obama administration under the terms of the landmark 2015 Iran nuclear deal. "China always holds the view that JCPOA is a multilateral deal which is verified and ...

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Utility worker killed near Northern California wildfire - 8/5/2018 6:49:49 PM

Utility worker killed near Northern California wildfire - 8/5/2018 6:49:49 PM

Ayeta was an apprentice lineman who had worked for the company for two years. The fire, one of the most destructive in California history, had already killed six people, including a great-grandmot...

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Prosecutors try to cut out part of Manafort's tax defense

Prosecutors try to cut out part of Manafort's tax defense

He has pleaded not guilty to all charges. However, for yet another loan application Cindy LaPorta declined to pass along a letter to Citizen's Bank about Manafort's flow of income in 2014 and 2015...

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Student protests surge in Bangladesh capital

Student protests surge in Bangladesh capital

Students have been out on the streets since July 29, demanding safe roads and justice for the two students who were killed in a road accident on Dhaka Airport Road. The injured were identified as AM...

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Smith College Apologizes over Racial Profiling of Student

Smith College Apologizes over Racial Profiling of Student

McCartney has apologized to the undergraduate student, who is a teaching assistant this summer. Rather than eat in the dining hall on Tuesday (July 31), Kanoute chose to take her food to a common ...

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Labour's anti-Semitism row: Jeremy Corbyn apology

Labour's anti-Semitism row: Jeremy Corbyn apology

In a video message released on social media, the Labour leader said that working with the Jewish population to rebuild trust was a "vital priority" as Jewish groups responded angrily to his earlier at...

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Saudi expels Canadian envoy, recalls its envoy over ‘interference’

Saudi expels Canadian envoy, recalls its envoy over ‘interference’

Saudi Arabia's foreign ministry tweeted that it considers the Canadian ambassador persona non grata and has ordered him to leave within 24 hours. Saudi Arabia has also chose to freeze all new trade ...

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Smith College student who was racially profiled gets an apology

Smith College student who was racially profiled gets an apology

News quickly spread on social media that the police were called on a black Smith student who wasn't doing anything wrong. The latest incident happened to a student at Smith College , Massachusetts...

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Trump says Trump Tower meeting was 'totally legal'

Trump says Trump Tower meeting was 'totally legal'

The Latest on President Donald Trump and his comments about a meeting campaign officials and Russians at Trump Tower. " This was a meeting to get information on an opponent, totally legal and done...

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Portland Police Disperse Crowds at Patriot Prayer Event

Portland Police Disperse Crowds at Patriot Prayer Event

Hundreds of people - among them Black Lives Matter activists, anti-fascists , anarchists and leftists - are expected to hold a counter-demonstration. city of Portland, Oregon, on Saturday. Patriot ...

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