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US Will Sanction Russia After UK Nerve Agent Attack

US Will Sanction Russia After UK Nerve Agent Attack

The Skripals fell unconscious on a park bench in Salisbury, Wilts, on March 4 after being exposed to a military-grade nerve agent determined to be Novichok . over the poisoning. A blazing diplomati...

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Airbnb Is Canceling Its Sleepover at the Great Wall of China

Airbnb Is Canceling Its Sleepover at the Great Wall of China

The winners would have received the chance to sleep in a makeshift bed at one of the watchtowers on the Unesco-listed monument. "We have made the decision to not move forward with this event", Airb...

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United Kingdom 'ready to ask Russian Federation to extradite suspects in Novichok poisoning'

United Kingdom 'ready to ask Russian Federation to extradite suspects in Novichok poisoning'

Theresa May has been consistent in pointing the finger of blame at Moscow for the poisoning of the Skripals using Novichok, a military-grade nerve agent developed by the former Soviet Union. Moscow re...

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Shaman kept woman in cave for 15 years, raped her

Shaman kept woman in cave for 15 years, raped her

BAJUGAN, Indonesia -An Indonesian woman was held captive in a cave for 15 years by a local spiritual healer who regularly raped her, police say. Known as Jago, he allegedly kidnapped the woman whe...

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Iran's foreign minister says 'no one trusts America' anymore

Iran's foreign minister says 'no one trusts America' anymore

Iran's foreign minister vowed on Wednesday to fight back against US sanctions, remarks that come just days after the Trump administration introduced new measures it says are aimed at forcing policy ch...

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Fallout continues in the diplomatic dust-up between Canada, Saudi Arabia

Fallout continues in the diplomatic dust-up between Canada, Saudi Arabia

In the aftermath of the Saudi Arabia-Canada row, which was sparked by the detainment of human right activists by Saudi authorities in Riyadh, the kingdom has now suspended the scholarships of 16,000 o...

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NY Republican Chris Collins Arrested for Fraud

NY Republican Chris Collins Arrested for Fraud

Chris Collins has been charged with alleged securities fraud, wire fraud and false statements, the Justice Department announced Wednesday. Collins was the first congressman to endorse Donald Trump...

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Woman rescued from rubble of deadly quake on Indonesia's Lombok

Woman rescued from rubble of deadly quake on Indonesia's Lombok

All but two of were killed on Lombok; the others died on Bali. "There has been no help at all here", said 36-year-old Multazam, who was staying with hundreds of others under tarpaulins on a dry padd...

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GTA under a thunderstorm watch as heat warning continues

GTA under a thunderstorm watch as heat warning continues

Environment Canada first issued a severe thunderstorm watch Tuesday afternoon before upgrading it to warning status around 2:30 p.m. "Areas from Windsor to Peterborough could be affected by this clus...

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Najib out on extended bail for new RM42m money-laundering case

Najib out on extended bail for new RM42m money-laundering case

Each charge is punishable by up to 15 years' jail and a fine of not less than five times the proceeds of the illegal activity. He was accused of receiving the money in tranches of RM27 million, RM5 ...

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What is hypersonic aircraft?

What is hypersonic aircraft?

During its flight the aircraft maintained speeds above mach 5 (3,806 mph) for 400 seconds and reached a top speed of Mach 6, or 4,563 miles per hour. The test of the Xingkong-2, or Starry Sky-2, was...

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Spanish fighter jet accidentally fires missile over Estonia

Spanish fighter jet accidentally fires missile over Estonia

The air to air missile was launched by a Spanish plane, a Eurofighter Typhoon 2000. " I have ordered a suspension of all military sorties [by the Spanish jets] until the situation is resolved ", the...

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China tests hypersonic aircraft Starry Sky-2

China tests hypersonic aircraft Starry Sky-2

It can reportedly carry nuclear warheads and break past anti-missile defence systems now in use the world over. Numerous reports in the Chinese media have said that Beijing desires to be at par with...

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Twitter Users Criticize Jack Dorsey for Statement About Not Suspending Alex Jones

Twitter Users Criticize Jack Dorsey for Statement About Not Suspending Alex Jones

Dorsey addressed the issue one day after Jones, the Infowars personality, was banned from YouTube, Spotify and Facebook . Fans of Infowars radio host Alex Jones have flocked to the Apple Ap...

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Rick Gates Denies Embezzling Money From Manafort’s Company To Finance Affair

Rick Gates , the government's star witness against Manafort at his tax-fraud trial, told jurors that Manafort was "not happy" when he learned how much he'd have to shell out in taxes. Downing also m...

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Pro-Assad media blames Israel's Mossad for assassination of chemical weapons chief

Pro-Assad media blames Israel's Mossad for assassination of chemical weapons chief

Israeli sources are reporting that the country's intelligence suspected Azbar of leading a classified weapons development programme called Sector 4 at the Syrian Scientific Studies and Research Center...

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Hail at Colorado Springs Zoo Injures 8 People, Kills 3 Animals

The Cheyenne Mountain Zoo in Colorado Springs said that "two of our animals have passed away due to trauma sustained during the hail storm". About 3,400 people were at the zoo at the time, and dozen...

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Elections test Trump clout in Ohio, other battlegrounds

Elections test Trump clout in Ohio, other battlegrounds

Tuesday's elections carry high stakes for Democrats, too - with races in Kansas, Michigan and Missouri, where the progressive left hopes to defeat more moderate candidates. Trump endorsed Kobach , ...

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Rand Paul, in Moscow, invites Russian lawmakers to Washington

Rand Paul, in Moscow, invites Russian lawmakers to Washington

Don Huffines, Sen. Rand Paul and his communications director Sergio Gor attend a meeting with Russian lawmakers in Moscow, Russia, Monday, Aug. 6, 2018. Kosachev said that the meeting could happen a...

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Metro board chair backtracks on separate trains for white nationalists

Metro board chair backtracks on separate trains for white nationalists

Amalgamated Transit Union Local 689, Metro's largest union, has learned from sources that Metro will be providing private rail cars for the "Unite the Right" rally. "As we do for all events of this na...

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Trump administration announces $22b in fresh tariffs on China

Trump administration announces $22b in fresh tariffs on China

USTR said there were 279 new goods to be targeted in the latest round of tariffs. The United States will begin collecting 25 percent tariffs on another $16 billion in Chinese goods on August 23, th...

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'My 600-lb Life' star found dead at 30

'My 600-lb Life' star found dead at 30

Police responded to Bonner's SC home at 7:45 a.m. on Thursday, August 2, the Lexington Police Department confirmed to Radar. He started the show weighing in at 642 pounds, and had lost over 300 po...

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Hail at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo in Colorado kills 2 animals

But the Colorado Springs Gazette quoted her as saying only one vulture and one duck were killed. There were 3,400 people in the zoo at the time and nearly 400 cars in the parking lot experienced ext...

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Black SUV was seen circling neighborhood where Mollie Tibbetts vanished

Black SUV was seen circling neighborhood where Mollie Tibbetts vanished

In a different interview with Fox, he said he had " no idea " who she was and suspected " some guy has her ". At a news conference, Winker said investigators are confident in their timeline of the nig...

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California wildfires are largest in state history

California wildfires are largest in state history

Jerry Brown's administration is sending water from "the North" into the Pacific Ocean. There they'll wait for the blaze to come to them while lighting "backfires" to clear vegetation between the fire ...

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Met Éireann weather forecast for Bank Holiday Monday

Met Éireann weather forecast for Bank Holiday Monday

Ms Diamond said: "This means there is an increased likelihood of warmer-than-average temperatures and below-average rainfall". It follows a sweltering weekend across the United Kingdom where the hot...

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Osinbajo sacks DSS boss, Lawal Daura

Osinbajo sacks DSS boss, Lawal Daura

This happened shortly after Acting President Yemi Osinbajo fired Lawal Daura , director-general of of the organisation. Daura, who was summoned to the presidential villa by the acting president...

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Two elderly men escape nursing home, found at heavy metal festival

Two elderly men escape nursing home, found at heavy metal festival

In this August 4, 2018 photo numerous festival goes stand in front of the main stage of the heavy metal festival in Sacken, northern Germany. CBS News reports the German police say the two were fo...

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Longtime Manafort deputy Rick Gates admits embezzlement

Longtime Manafort deputy Rick Gates admits embezzlement

Gates said that Manafort told him to get in touch with Philip Ayliff, one of Manafort's tax accountants, but Gates said he could only reach Cindy LaPorta, another accountant who received immunity to t...

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Naz Shah slams Boris Johnson and accuses him of Islamophobia

Naz Shah slams Boris Johnson and accuses him of Islamophobia

The assistant secretary general of the Muslim Council of Britain, Miqdaad Versi, said Mr Johnson was "pandering to the far right". Yet while Johnson is against banning the burqa, he is nonetheless c...

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RIP Karunanidhi: Modi, Rahul grieve Kalaignar's death on Twitter

RIP Karunanidhi: Modi, Rahul grieve Kalaignar's death on Twitter

On July 27, 1969, M. Karunanidhi was elected as the president of DMK. From there the DMK chief's remains will be kept at Rajaji Hall for the public to pay their last respects. Union Ministers, Chi...

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Part of terminal at Frankfurt airport in Germany evacuated

Part of terminal at Frankfurt airport in Germany evacuated

In a tweet, police said the airport was evacuated because of a mistake by an air safety assistant. Aviation analyst Alex Macheras told DW that, "Frankfurt airport is among the world's busiest global...

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German couple jailed for selling son, 9, to paedophiles on dark web

German couple jailed for selling son, 9, to paedophiles on dark web

A German mother and her partner who sold the woman's son for sex on the internet have been convicted over his repeated rape in a case that has horrified the country. The judge, Stefan Bürgelin, said...

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Oman issues statement on Saudi-Canada stand-off

Oman issues statement on Saudi-Canada stand-off

Below those words were "As the Arabic saying goes: He who interferes with what doesn't concern him finds what doesn't please him". The rift between the federal government and Saudi Arabia has prompt...

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Russian General Staff sends letter to Washington offering to rebuild Syria

Russian General Staff sends letter to Washington offering to rebuild Syria

The Russian plan received an icy reception in Washington. Such an effort would likely further cement Assad's hold on power. It blames Assad for Syria's devastation. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo...

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