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White House Flag Is Lowered a 2nd Time

White House Flag Is Lowered a 2nd Time

The episode highlighted the outsider president's impulse to harbor personal resentments regardless of political repercussions. With John McCain's death Saturday, the Senate Armed Services gavel ...

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Trump to Republican voters: 'I love Florida' and endorse Ron DeSantis

Trump to Republican voters: 'I love Florida' and endorse Ron DeSantis

He had become one of the most powerful Republicans in Congress before deciding to run for agriculture commissioner. While Putnam was focused on a grassroots campaign, DeSantis was an nearly nightly ...

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Puerto Rico Raises Hurricane Maria Death Toll to nearly 3,000

Puerto Rico Raises Hurricane Maria Death Toll to nearly 3,000

But a rigorous new study - the result of which may be the closest thing to a consensus we get - found that the answer is 2,975 people, a number that dwarfs the previous official death toll, and makes ...

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Texan says he’s selling 3D-printed gun plans, despite court ruling

Texan says he’s selling 3D-printed gun plans, despite court ruling

The owner of a company that makes blueprints for 3D-printed guns said Tuesday that he has begun selling instructions for making the guns despite a court order barring him from uploading the directions...

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Donald Trump colours in the American flag wrong at children's hospital

Donald Trump colours in the American flag wrong at children's hospital

Donald Trump colours in an American flag during a visit to a children's hospital in OH but gets it wrong. " Twitter users were quick to notice while the top stripe was correctly drawn in red, Mr T...

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UAE, Saudis may have committed war crimes in Yemen: UN Experts

UAE, Saudis may have committed war crimes in Yemen: UN Experts

It accused the "de facto authorities" - an allusion to rebel leaders that control some of the country's most populated western and northern areas - of crimes including arbitrary detentions, torture an...

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Colombia: Anti-graft referendum fails to meet quorum

Colombia: Anti-graft referendum fails to meet quorum

Right-wing President Ivan Duque , who promised during his campaign to clamp down on graft with term limits and stiffer sentences, supports the referendum and has called corruption a "cancer". But...

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President rails against Google for 'rigging' his search results for 'Trump news'

President rails against Google for 'rigging' his search results for 'Trump news'

According to Google's explanation page, the algorithm takes in several factors to rank the pages that appear in the search results. Trump tweeted before dawn: "This is a very serious situation-w...

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John McCain death leaves Republicans lined up behind Donald Trump

John McCain death leaves Republicans lined up behind Donald Trump

The White House also returned its flags to full-staff by Monday, ignoring tradition to keep flags at half-staff until the day of interment. Glowering in public and near-silent for two days, Presiden...

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Violence rocks German city as neo-Nazis and counter-protesters fight

Violence rocks German city as neo-Nazis and counter-protesters fight

Two suspects were arrested. Police have denied rumours on social media that the fight was linked to the sexual harassment of a woman. Police admitted that they had underestimated the scale of the....

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Iran Lawmakers Sack Economy Minister In Another Blow To President Rohani

Iran Lawmakers Sack Economy Minister In Another Blow To President Rohani

Earlier this month, Iran's minister of cooperatives, labor and social welfare lost a vote of confidence. Iran has struggled with high rates of inflation and joblessness for years, despite a slight...

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Iran to Open Lawsuit Against Washington’s Sanctions at UN’s Top Court

Iran to Open Lawsuit Against Washington’s Sanctions at UN’s Top Court

It said the sanctions would cause it "irreparable prejudice" are in breach of the 1955 Treaty of Amity and Economic Relations between Iran and the United States. "We will vigorously defend against I...

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Video game maker cancels three tournaments after shooting

The incident happened during a Madden video game tournament at the GLHF Game Bar. Katz was from Baltimore and travelled to take part in the event. "They were great competitors and well-loved mem...

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Monstrous giant squid discovered on New Zealand beach

Monstrous giant squid discovered on New Zealand beach

That morning the three brothers went to the coast of Wellington , to go diving, when I came across a odd creature. Even worse, the one the Alpin brothers found could be considered a runt when compa...

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Ramaphosa to host UK Prime Minister Theresa May

Ramaphosa to host UK Prime Minister Theresa May

Private sector investment is key to driving growth and "unleashing the entrepreneurial spirit" in Africa, she will say. British Prime Minister Theresa May revealed that she was excited about her u...

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May kicks off first Africa tour as British PM

May kicks off first Africa tour as British PM

Last week Chancellor Philip Hammond warned in a letter that a no-deal Brexit could damage the economy. The UK's overseas aid budget totalled £13.9bn in 2017, an increase of £555m in 2016. It is a...

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Uhuru, Trump agree to boost trade and security

Uhuru, Trump agree to boost trade and security

And we are here to cement that partnership. The four proceeded for a bilateral meeting in the Oval Office before addressing the media with short statements. USA first lady Melania Trump, who helpe...

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Under Pressure, President Trump Re-Lowers White House Flag For John McCain

Under Pressure, President Trump Re-Lowers White House Flag For John McCain

The tributes followed the perceived snub when the White House flag returned to full staff on Monday, following McCain's Saturday death, only to returned to half-staff later in the afternoon. Gloweri...

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Mahathir bans foreigners from buying Forest City project

Mahathir bans foreigners from buying Forest City project

The US$100 billion (RM444 billion) Forest City development in Johor is not for foreign buyers, according to Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad. The project has faced uncertainty since Mahathir's...

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Single porpoise: frisky dolphin prompts Brittany bathing ban

Single porpoise: frisky dolphin prompts Brittany bathing ban

But those halcyon days couldn't last forever. The dolphin began acting more aggressively, reportedly confronting several tourists in an obvious state of arousal. Mr Lars, mayor of Landévennec, has m...

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Judge extends ban on 3D printed guns

Judge extends ban on 3D printed guns

Lasnik issued an initial temporary restraining order last month barring Defense Distributed from uploading 3D printed gun blueprints hours before the company was slated to post them on August 1. Bluep...

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Iran, Syria Sign Military Cooperation Deal

Iran, Syria Sign Military Cooperation Deal

Israel has long called for the complete removal of all Iranian forces from Syria, warning repeatedly that Iran was using its intervention in Syria's civil war to stake out a permanent military presenc...

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Michael Cohen's lawyer admits to being source of CNN story

Michael Cohen's lawyer admits to being source of CNN story

Robert Mueller's special counsel recently secured a plea deal from Donald Trump's former attorney, Michael Cohen and gave immunity to AMI CEO David Pecker , who quickly confirmed the validity of...

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Vietnamese praise John McCain for 'healing the wounds of war'

Vietnamese praise John McCain for 'healing the wounds of war'

Two former presidents are expected to speak at US Senator John McCain's service and he will lie in state in both Washington and Arizona as part of a cross-country funeral procession ending with hi...

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Father of murdered Mollie Tibbetts had message about Hispanics at funeral

Father of murdered Mollie Tibbetts had message about Hispanics at funeral

In an obituary for Mollie, the 20-year-old's family members celebrated Tibbetts' contagious zest for life and compassion for all people. An attempt to add a conservative candidate to the ballot fo...

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Late Senator John McCain Remembered as 'True Supporter of Israel'

Late Senator John McCain Remembered as 'True Supporter of Israel'

President Trump faced criticism for failing to release an official White House statement on McCain's death until Monday, having only recognized McCain's death in a short tweet . McCain will be b...

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2 killed in 5.9-magnitude Iran quake

2 killed in 5.9-magnitude Iran quake

An quake with a magnitude of 6.1 shook the border area between Iran and Iraq early on August 26, with Iranian media reporting that at least one person was killed and about 100 others were inj...

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John McCain's Farewell Statement

John McCain's Farewell Statement

McCain was diagnosed with an aggressive brain tumor known as a glioblastoma in July 2017 and had recently made a decision to discontinue treatment. The move reportedly infuriated Mr Trump. It...

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Monster 14-foot squid washes up on beach

Monster 14-foot squid washes up on beach

Posting to the Ocean Hunter Spearfishing and Freediving Specialists Facebook page , diving pundits from around the country expressed shock at the discovery. However, in 2006, Discovery Channel caugh...

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9-year-old boy kills himself after coming out to his classmates

9-year-old boy kills himself after coming out to his classmates

Over the summer, his mom said he came out to her as gay. So I looked back because I was driving, and he was all curled up, so scared. Jamel was curled up in the back seat of the family vehicle when ...

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The two victims killed in Florida game tournament shooting identified

The two victims killed in Florida game tournament shooting identified

The shooting occurred during an esports tournament in which gamers competed by playing " Madden NFL 2019". Police identified David Katz , 24, of Baltimore to be the gunman. Katz's father claim...

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Air quality to get worse as smoke blows back in

Air quality to get worse as smoke blows back in

Before the smoke cleared out overnight, many municipalities reported heavier concentrations of the haze late Wednesday. The weather office said those fine particulates should continue to decline a...

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Tributes pour in after death of USA senator John McCain

Tributes pour in after death of USA senator John McCain

He'll receive a full funeral service at the Washington National Cathedral and a burial in Annapolis, Md., but a schedule of events has yet to be released. Earlier this summer, McCain issued a blisteri...

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Dutch police: Suspect in boy's slaying detained in Spain

Dutch police: Suspect in boy's slaying detained in Spain

Brech will now be extradited to the Netherlands. His body was found the next day but his killer has never been identified. Dutch police confirmed: "Jos B, 55, a suspect in the death of Nicky Verstap...

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Macron's Brexit THREAT: French president warns Britain not to threaten EU's 'integrity'

Macron's Brexit THREAT: French president warns Britain not to threaten EU's 'integrity'

French President Emmanuel Macron delivers a speech during the annual French ambassadors' conference at the Elysee Palace in Paris , France , August 27, 2018. President Donald Trump's repeated dema...

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