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Israel tightens blockade of Gaza Strip

Israel tightens blockade of Gaza Strip

Two were killed in violent clashes with the IDF in several locations along the border fence. The regime has routinely closed the crossing, banning the entry of humanitarian supplies and other goods ...

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GOP fundraiser Broidy probed for alleged influence peddling

GOP fundraiser Broidy probed for alleged influence peddling

The Post reported that two sources said Broidy is being investigated by the Justice Department for allegedly coming up with a plan to try to talk the administration into sending a Chinese dissident ...

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Egypt says plane hijacker extradited from Cyprus

Egypt says plane hijacker extradited from Cyprus

Mustafa hijacked the EgyptAir flight in March 2016 using a fake suicide belt and diverted it to the Mediterranean island of Cyprus. Nicolaou said the extradition went ahead after Mustafa dropped a t...

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Hundreds of South Koreans Head North to Reunite With Their Loved Ones

Millions of people were swept apart by the 1950-53 Korean War , which separated brothers and sisters, parents and children and husbands and wives. The South Koreans are travelling by bus over the h...

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Air quality to worsen in Northwest as smoke returns

People with lung and heart disease or who have survived a stroke should ask their doctor if they need to leave the area, said the Department of Ecology. The NWS says this batch of dense smoke is expec...

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Australian prime minister abandons greenhouse gas target

Australian prime minister abandons greenhouse gas target

Malcolm Turnbull has boasted that Peter Dutton has given him "absolute support" as Liberal moderates claim disaffection within their party is limited to "the usual suspects". Mr Pyne said some agitat...

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Shooting Victims at Florida High School Football Game Were Targeted

Shooting Victims at Florida High School Football Game Were Targeted

A helicopter later arrived and flew the victim to a hospital. "This shooting WAS NOT a random act of violence", said the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office . There were a number of law enforcement ...

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Man in his 20s arrested following fatal Bundoran crash

Man in his 20s arrested following fatal Bundoran crash

A man and a woman both in their 20s were killed when the auto they were passengers in hit a wall early this morning, Sunday, August 19. The other victim was Conall McAleer who was also in his twenties...

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Afghanistan Announces Ceasefire With Taliban To Mark Eid Holiday

Afghanistan Announces Ceasefire With Taliban To Mark Eid Holiday

Taliban sources said their leaders had also provisionally agreed a four-day truce during the annual Islamic feast of sacrifice, though supreme leader Sheikh Haibatullah Akhunzada still had to give his...

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US supplied bomb that killed 40 children in Yemen, claims report

US supplied bomb that killed 40 children in Yemen, claims report

They also noted that the numbers on the weapon identified major USA military contractor Lockheed Martin as its maker. Dozens of children were killed on August 9 during an attack on a bus at a market...

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Dramatic footage shows moment 3-year-old girl saved from hot auto

Dramatic footage shows moment 3-year-old girl saved from hot auto

Dramatic footage from the scene shows Seminole County Deputy Bill Dunn run with the youngster in his arms as he desperately tries to save her life. The newly released video shows Dunn running across a...

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'Very Unhealthy' air quality around the Inland Northwest

'Very Unhealthy' air quality around the Inland Northwest

The alert is the result of smoke from Canadian wildfires drifting across the region. The entire province of Manitoba is under somewhat hazy skies and Environment Canada has issued an air quality al...

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Alex Jones accused of destroying evidence in defamation case

Alex Jones accused of destroying evidence in defamation case

Lawyers for the Sandy Hook families discovered the intentional destruction of evidence earlier this month, according to the court motion. "As pressure mounted. The families in the larger case are re...

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Congress MPs, MLAs to donate month's salary to flood-hit Kerala

Congress MPs, MLAs to donate month's salary to flood-hit Kerala

Frayer reports that a red alert for flooding in the areas has been lifted and Kerala's chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan says the flooding "is under control". "Most of us here are Canadians and we will ...

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Iraq War vet gets life in prison for Fort Lauderdale airport shooting

Iraq War vet gets life in prison for Fort Lauderdale airport shooting

U.S. District Judge Beth Bloom, who called the massacre "85 seconds of evil", read the names and described the lives of the five dead and six injured before imposing the sentence to Esteban Santiago...

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ICE says detained immigrant faces homicide charges in Mexico; wife disputes claim

ICE says detained immigrant faces homicide charges in Mexico; wife disputes claim

Venegas, who can be seen sobbing in gas station surveillance footage, confirmed that her husband, who is from Mexico, has been living in the USA illegally for 12 years, according to AP. Arrona-Lara re...

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American arrested after assaulting Ugandan hotel employee in Kampala

American arrested after assaulting Ugandan hotel employee in Kampala

We have arrested the suspect, Jimmy Taylor, an American citizen. Video of the incident surfaced on the internet on Friday, but it is unclear when it was filmed. The workers try to calm him down, but...

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Iran to unveil new fighter jet, develop missiles

Iran to unveil new fighter jet, develop missiles

Brigadier General Amir Hatami said in a live TV program on Saturday that the fighter jet would fly on Wednesday, which marks Iran's Defense Industry Day. The project has relied on United States fighte...

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British woman saved 10 hours after falling into Adriatic Sea

British woman saved 10 hours after falling into Adriatic Sea

The woman, identified only as Kay, managed to stay afloat for 10 hours in the Adriatic Sea, long enough to be rescued by a Croatian cruise ship that scrambled into action upon getting a coast guard al...

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'Truth isn't truth': Bizarre Giuliani quote sends Twitter into frenzy

'Truth isn't truth': Bizarre Giuliani quote sends Twitter into frenzy

Giuliani's exchange with host Chuck Todd produced an odd back-and-forth on the meaning of truth in the context of the Russian Federation investigation. "You're in a place where you know your client ...

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Israeli gunfire kills two Gaza border protesters, Palestinians say

Israeli gunfire kills two Gaza border protesters, Palestinians say

Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas speaks during a press conference. Officials from Fatah have not joined those of Hamas, which runs the Gaza Strip, and other Palestinian factions for the talks in ...

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Chinese, Russian firms meted sanctions

Chinese, Russian firms meted sanctions

Those shipments helped fuel what the Treasury alleged was a huge "illicit" cigarette trade earning the Pyongyang regime $1 billion a year. The sanctions were tightened for the last time on Decembe...

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Magnitude 6.6 quake hits North East of Raba, Indonesia - USGS

Magnitude 6.6 quake hits North East of Raba, Indonesia - USGS

It said no damage was reported and the quake didn't have the potential to cause a tsunami. As per the information given by the Indonesian authorities, the death toll in a devastating 6.9 magnitude ...

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Trump defends ex-aide Manafort as jury mulls over verdict

Trump defends ex-aide Manafort as jury mulls over verdict

On Friday afternoon, the jury broke for the weekend without a verdict in the trial. Mr. Trump did not address whether he would pardon Manafort when asked about the trial on Friday. He faces 18 fel...

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White House lawyer McGahn isn't 'a John Dean type 'RAT

White House lawyer McGahn isn't 'a John Dean type 'RAT

The report , published online Saturday, said McGahn was encouraged by the White House to discuss the firing of former FBI Director James Comey, Trump's desire to fire Mueller and his frustration wi...

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Satanic Temple statue unveiled at Arkansas State Capitol

Satanic Temple statue unveiled at Arkansas State Capitol

The Satanic Temple unveiled its statue Thursday of a goat-headed, winged creature called Baphomet during a First Amendment rally at the Arkansas State Capitol to protest a Ten Commandments monument al...

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Bobi wine charged, airlifted to Makindye barracks

Bobi wine charged, airlifted to Makindye barracks

In a statement posted on social media on Friday after she was allowed to see her husband for the first time since Monday, Barbie Kyagulanyi said "Bobi is in pain and is hurting everywhere". Richard ...

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Green party minister bikes to hospital to have baby

Green party minister bikes to hospital to have baby

The Green Party's Julie Genter said she went by bicycle to be induced because "there wasn't enough space in the car". "I just think it's fantastic news and we wish her all the very best". "I think...

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Israel’s Shin Bet Interrogate And Threaten Reza Aslan

Israel’s Shin Bet Interrogate And Threaten Reza Aslan

Beinart rejected Netanyahu's apology, saying Palestinians endure "far worse" on a daily basis. Reza Aslan, a scholar, author and TV host, said that two weeks ago he made his fourth trip to Israel in...

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Two million Muslims leave for Mina as Hajj rituals start

Two million Muslims leave for Mina as Hajj rituals start

The five-day pilgrimage must be performed by all Muslims, who are financially and physically able, at least once in their lives. The six-day Hajj , starts today. Pilgrims are not allowed to cut the...

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Thousands stranded after Kerala floods kill 324

Thousands stranded after Kerala floods kill 324

Weeks of heavy monsoon rains have set off landslides and floods. Rains are expected to subside to "light to moderate" levels on Sunday, India's weather office said. the nation stands firmly with Ker...

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Trump considering plan to privatize Afghanistan War

Trump considering plan to privatize Afghanistan War

Conversely, top USA military and national security officials fear Prince's proposal of using government contractors to engage in war is questionably unethical, if not merely unsafe to national securit...

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Earthquake of magnitude 8.0 strikes near Fiji, Tonga

Earthquake of magnitude 8.0 strikes near Fiji, Tonga

A spokesperson for GNS science said the quake was 580km below the Earth which would have dampened the shaking at the surface. No casualties are expected based on initial readings. Its power approaches...

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Hajj set to begin amid Qatar-Saudi tensions and Egypt's economic woes

Hajj set to begin amid Qatar-Saudi tensions and Egypt's economic woes

For the first time this year, Indian women will be going on Haj without the company of a male relative. The NAHCON boss announced that some reforms would be undertaken during the next Hajj. Najwa, 5...

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Mueller Wants Papadopoulos to Go to Jail, Says He Harmed Russia Investigation

Mueller Wants Papadopoulos to Go to Jail, Says He Harmed Russia Investigation

The sentencing memorandum also reveals Papadopoulos said he received roughly $10,000 in cash "from a foreign national whom he believed was likely an intelligence officer of a foreign country (other th...

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