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South Korea marks first 'comfort women' day, seen drawing Japan's protest

South Korea marks first 'comfort women' day, seen drawing Japan's protest

The comfort women issue remains a source of tension between Seoul and Tokyo. They were joined by protesters in other Asian countries. "It is quite regrettable to witness statutes of comfort woman ...

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Pennsylvania shooting: 'Gunman firing' in Cheltenham Township Walmart

Pennsylvania shooting: 'Gunman firing' in Cheltenham Township Walmart

A police SUV was also struck by a auto as police respond to another active crime scene nearby. The suspect then got into a tussle with police. It was not immediately clear why the suspect may have o...

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Ban on foreign homebuyers becomes law

Ban on foreign homebuyers becomes law

In June a year ago around 82 per cent of houses in the New Zealand were being bought by residents or citizens, with another 16 per cent of sales to businesses or corporate entities, nearly all of wh...

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More than 300 Pennsylvania priests committed sexual abuse over decades

More than 300 Pennsylvania priests committed sexual abuse over decades

The long-anticipated grand jury report on Catholic clergy sex abuse was released Tuesday, yet much still remains hidden. 18 of those offenders spent at least a portion of their time in a Butler Coun...

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Australian politicians condemn call for a final solution to ban Muslim migration

Australian politicians condemn call for a final solution to ban Muslim migration

The people of Australia should be given a say in the future population and immigration levels of Australia, and that is what this plebiscite, if passed, will achieve", she told the Senate. Katter reto...

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Mourners bury Yemeni kids killed in coalition strike

Mourners bury Yemeni kids killed in coalition strike

Dozens of Yemeni children gathered on Sunday in the capital Sanaa to protest against airstrikes by the Saudi-led worldwide coalition , which is believed to be behind the recent bombing of three buses...

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Nebraska Executes First Inmate Using Fentanyl

Nebraska Executes First Inmate Using Fentanyl

One of the victims' family members was also present, but the statement did not specify which victim. "He turned his head left and mouthed several words to it appears a number of witnesses including ...

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Paul Manafort’s Defense Rests Without Calling a Witness or Presenting a Case

Paul Manafort’s Defense Rests Without Calling a Witness or Presenting a Case

The prosecution wrapped up on Monday and called up more than two dozen people to testify . Doing so can also send a signal to jurors that the burden of proving a crime rests with the prosecution an...

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Italy bridge collapse: Former footballer describes 'apocalypse'

Italy bridge collapse: Former footballer describes 'apocalypse'

The bridge collapse took place during one of Italy's busiest periods for holiday traffic, when families abandon cities en masse and head for the beach, including to small towns to the east and west of...

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All you need to know about Trump's Space Force

All you need to know about Trump's Space Force

As a way to celebrate President Trump's huge announcement, our campaign will be selling a new line of gear. Later in the week, he is scheduled to make the first visit to Argentina by a US defense se...

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Several Injured as Car Crashes Into Barriers Outside Parliament in London

Several Injured as Car Crashes Into Barriers Outside Parliament in London

It hit a bollard", he told the Press Association. He said he thought it was deliberate. "How do you do that by accident?" There was a loud bang from the collusion and a bit if smoke. Anti-Radical Isla...

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Air quality at 'unhealthy' level for Portland metro area due to wildfires

At 12:27 pm today (Tuesday, August 14), the National Weather Service issued an Air Quality Advisory , which is in effect until noon tomorrow (Wednesday, August 15). In addition to being more reliable...

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Rain and storm chances continue

Rain and storm chances continue

Sunday will shape up similarly to Saturday with a few afternoon showers and thunderstorms. Severe storms are unlikely, but any t-storms will have very heavy rain and could have some strong wind gus...

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'Dozens' reported dead after viaduct collapses in Italy

'Dozens' reported dead after viaduct collapses in Italy

Italian media said the portion of highway that collapsed was about 200 yards long. Photos published by the Ansa news agency on its website showed a huge gulf between two sections of the highway. A w...

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Philip Wilson: former archbishop to serve time in home detention not jail

Philip Wilson: former archbishop to serve time in home detention not jail

Newcastle Court Magistrate Robert Stone allowed Philip Wilson, 67, to serve his detention at home after an assessment by prison authorities due to a range of health issues faced by the former archbish...

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It's Official, Sydney Is More Liveable Than Ever

It's Official, Sydney Is More Liveable Than Ever

Melbourne's unseating isn't the only noticeable shift after years of very little change among the highest ranks. Japan, which alongside Osaka boasted Tokyo in the top ten (joint seventh), is the gl...

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Louis Vuitton model convicted of murdering rival after online feud

Louis Vuitton model convicted of murdering rival after online feud

Speaking outside the Old Bailey where Koh was found guilty of murder, Devon Taylor from the Met Police described Uzoka as a role model. Uzoka was found fatally injured on Old Oak Road, Shepherd's Bu...

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Pedestrians injured after car hits barriers at UK parliament

Pedestrians injured after car hits barriers at UK parliament

There is no ongoing chase. Police also said a "number" of pedestrians were injured. There was no update provided on the people's conditions. It was unclear if the incident was terror related. "I w...

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ConCourt finds Shaun Abrahams' appointment as NPA boss invalid

ConCourt finds Shaun Abrahams' appointment as NPA boss invalid

South Africa's Constitutional Court on Monday ruled the appointment of the chief prosecutor, who was given his job after former president Jacob Zuma removed his predecessor, was invalid and ordered th...

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Missing boy died at New Mexico compound in religious ritual

Missing boy died at New Mexico compound in religious ritual

The attorneys' objections came Monday as officials with the Taos County Sheriff's Office testified about the recent raid, when the five adults were arrested and 11 children were found living in filthy...

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Democrats' hopes to take US House could stumble in Minnesota

Democrats' hopes to take US House could stumble in Minnesota

The weaknesses of the US Republican Party heading into November's midterm elections were laid bare on Wednesday as a special House election featuring a candidate endorsed by President Donald Trump r...

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'Golden State Killer' charged with 13th murder

'Golden State Killer' charged with 13th murder

DeAngelo is suspected in dozens of burglaries and multiple attempted rapes in Visalia - but Snelling's slaying was the only crime authorities could attribute to him that had not passed the statute of ...

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Shooter in Florida 'Stand Your Ground' case charged with manslaughter

Shooter in Florida 'Stand Your Ground' case charged with manslaughter

McGlockton's girlfriend, Britany Jacobs, who was seated in the couple's auto with two of their children, ages 3 years and 4 months, said Drejka confronted her for being parked in a handicapped-access...

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Omarosa says she'll 'certainly' share recordings with Mueller if asked

I just saw on the news that you're thinking about leaving? "Wacky Omarosa already has a fully signed Non-Disclosure Agreement" the president tweeted mid-day on Monday. 'If you cut that out and com...

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Women stranded on inflatable unicorn rescued from lake

Women stranded on inflatable unicorn rescued from lake

Later on Saturday, the sheriff took to Twitter again and wrote, "This rescue today seems very significant". The duo pulled their squad auto over and asked the women for a picture. After officers a...

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Federal Bureau of Investigation believes Russian Federation is involved in organizing protests in US

Federal Bureau of Investigation believes Russian Federation is involved in organizing protests in US

More injurious, he says, are the "hypocrisy and sheer stupidity of what they're doing downtown". Garett has made similar comments linking last year's violent clash between white supremacists and co...

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Trump speaks at defense bill signing in NY

Trump speaks at defense bill signing in NY

The H.R. 5515 bill was named after the longtime Arizona senator and chair of the Senate Armed Service Committee. " Trump , speaking at a NY fundraising event, sarcastically referred to McCain as "on...

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Ohio Gov. John Kasich Blisters Trump With Hilarious GIF

Ohio Gov. John Kasich Blisters Trump With Hilarious GIF

Balderson now holds a razor-thin lead over his Democratic opponent, Danny O'Connor, for the House seat in Ohio's 12th Congressional District, which has gone to Republicans for decades. Regardless who ...

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Appointed Judge Becomes Fourth to Uphold Mueller's Authority to Prosecute Russia Investigation

Appointed Judge Becomes Fourth to Uphold Mueller's Authority to Prosecute Russia Investigation

Concord Management and Consulting claimed that Mueller's appointment was unconstitutional, and that the indictment was improper because the companies aren't part of the Russian government. Friedrich d...

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Baltimore police officer resigns after being filmed beating man

Baltimore police officer resigns after being filmed beating man

The two ended up on nearby stair steps, where the officer continued beating McGrier. The man's blood starts pooling on the sidewalk. According to the Baltimore Sun , the incident occurred outside Q...

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Taliban storm jail in battle for key Afghan city

Taliban storm jail in battle for key Afghan city

Afghan officials said USA special forces units were on the ground helping to coordinate air strikes and ground operations and the US military said its aircraft had launched two dozen air strikes since...

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Dan Rather calls out Donald Trump for false equivalence in Charlottesville tweet

Dan Rather calls out Donald Trump for false equivalence in Charlottesville tweet

Heyer was killed when a white supremacist rammed his auto into a crowd of counter-protesters during the riot. However, most sights will be set on Washington, DC, where white nationalists are once ag...

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Italy asks Britain to take in migrant rescue boat with Gibraltar flag

Italy asks Britain to take in migrant rescue boat with Gibraltar flag

The Aquarius spent nine days at sea in June after Italy's new populist government took office and shut its ports to all humanitarian boats, calling its operators a "taxi service" and accusing them o...

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Corbyn lashes out at Netanyahu on Twitter

Corbyn lashes out at Netanyahu on Twitter

Mr Netanyahu made the comments after the Daily Mail said Mr Corbyn was pictured with a wreath near memorials of the group behind the attack. "The only way to pursue peace is a cycle of dialog". 'H...

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Walker reacts to Trump's call for Harley boycott

Walker reacts to Trump's call for Harley boycott

A really bad move! "I think the companies need to recognize that they have continued over the years to complain to the US government and to officials that [Harley's foreign rivals] have an unfair ad...

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