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Veteran UK Labour Party lawmaker quits, citing anti-Semitism scandal

Veteran UK Labour Party lawmaker quits, citing anti-Semitism scandal

It is a major wake up call. In other sections of the interview previewed by The New Statesman , the former chief rabbi observed, "Now, within living memory of the Holocaust, and while Jews are bein...

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Iran still abiding by nuclear deal terms: IAEA

Iran still abiding by nuclear deal terms: IAEA

It signaled no other breach of the accord's requirements by Tehran. Trump suggested that economic pressure would bring Iran back to the table to negotiate a new nuclear deal, tweeting in August, "...

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London mayor who approved Trump baby blimp to get own bikini balloon

London mayor who approved Trump baby blimp to get own bikini balloon

The stunt has been organised by Yanny Bruere, a self-described "Brit" and "free speech advocate", who fronts an anti-Khan group called "Make London Safe Again" - a nod to Donald Trump's campaign sloga...

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Trump unblocks more Twitter users after court order

Trump unblocks more Twitter users after court order

Being that the President's Twitter , @ RealDonaldTrump , is a public forum, that would be in violation of their First Amendment rights to free speech. Almost a year later, and just as suddenly, Packa...

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Bomb, Hidden Under A Motorcycle, Kills 2, Wounds 37 In Philippines

Bomb, Hidden Under A Motorcycle, Kills 2, Wounds 37 In Philippines

The powerful device detonated near a night market in the town of Isulan, sending festival-goers fleeing in terror, AFP reported. A man left the improvised bomb in a bag near a grocery store as crowd...

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Authorities identify mystery woman in Texas doorbell video

Authorities identify mystery woman in Texas doorbell video

Without more context, it's impossible to tell whether the footage captured a hoax, a person who was intoxicated or disoriented, or something more sinister. It was one of multiple reports from the ne...

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Man claims to be gay lover of accused U.S. killer Chris Watts

Man claims to be gay lover of accused U.S. killer Chris Watts

Watts will be laid to rest along with her two daughters and unborn son in the state she grew up in. Banfield spoke to the man, who claimed he met Watts on an app called MeetMe. Her obituary says s...

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Ex Scotland leader resigns from party amid sexual harassment allegations

Ex Scotland leader resigns from party amid sexual harassment allegations

He revealed he would be stepping down from the party while the investigation takes place. "For my part I have always thought it a very poor idea to suspend any party member on the basis of complaint...

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Russia to hold Mediterranean drills as Syria tensions rise

Russia to hold Mediterranean drills as Syria tensions rise

Mr de Mistura said both the government and the rebels had the ability to make chlorine-based chemical weapons. After more than seven years of fighting, more than 400,000 people are dead or missing, ...

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Presidency: DSS analysing Leah Sharibu’s audio recording

Presidency: DSS analysing Leah Sharibu’s audio recording

Kindly help me out of my predicament. Sharibu said in her native Hausa, a language widely spoken in the north of the country: 'I plead with, the government and the president to have pity for me and ...

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China may ease family planning restrictions

China may ease family planning restrictions

The change would effectively remove child-birth restrictions, which over the past decades have limited but also aged China's population, led to gender-ratio imbalances and have been notoriously enforc...

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All onboard Australia-bound asylum-seeker boat found

All onboard Australia-bound asylum-seeker boat found

Once the migrants were all accounted for, the government said on Tuesday that the group would be deported to Christmas Island, an Australian territory almost 1,000 miles from the closest point in cont...

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Iran's Khamenei says Europe cannot save nuclear deal, help economy

Iran's Khamenei says Europe cannot save nuclear deal, help economy

The hardliners in parliament criticized Rouhani's economic policy and rejected his explanation for recent struggles. US President Donald Trump announced on May 8 that Washington was walking away ...

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War Games With South Korea Aren't Gone for Good

War Games With South Korea Aren't Gone for Good

In the months since Trump and Kim met in Singapore , the USA has struggled to show signs of progress in its bid to get North Korea to dismantle its nuclear weapons program. The next large joint U...

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Trump Revives Criticism Of Puerto Rico After Hurricane Maria Death Toll Jumps

Trump Revives Criticism Of Puerto Rico After Hurricane Maria Death Toll Jumps

Trump told reporters Wednesday that his administration is doing a "fantastic job in Puerto Rico", and that governor Rosello has done an "excellent job". But both reports confirmed the fear of expert...

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Brexit breakthrough: Britain to get unique trade deal

Brexit breakthrough: Britain to get unique trade deal

But he warned that any agreement had to respect "the four pillars" of the EU's cherished single market - the free movement of people, goods, services and capital. He said: "We are bringing the ambit...

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Malaysian Fugitive Being Investigated by DOJ

Quoting anonymous sources, the U.S. news outlet reported that Phengphian had paid for the Malaysian fugitive's accommodation in Hong Kong and Macau, legal and advisory fees as well as to maintain the ...

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Russian Federation to hold largest war games since 1981

Russian Federation to hold largest war games since 1981

The five-day exercise, starting September 11th, will be Moscow's biggest military maneuver since a Cold War drill in 1981. About 300,000 troops and more than 1,000 aircraft are set to take part in...

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Notting Hill Carnival 2018: Man stabbed and 30 officers injured

Notting Hill Carnival 2018: Man stabbed and 30 officers injured

A minute's silence was observed at Notting Hill Carnival yesterday in memory of the Grenfell Tower fire victims. There were up to 313 arrests at last year's carnival. risky items being brought to ca...

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Whistleblower Chelsea Manning to be 'banned' from entering Australia

Manning was arrested in 2010 and charged with 22 offences including " aiding the enemy " (which can carry a death sentence) for leaking classified U.S. Think Inc has asked its supporters to lobby the...

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Revolutionary writer Varavara Rao arrested in Hyderabad

Revolutionary writer Varavara Rao arrested in Hyderabad

The raids were carried out as part of a probe into the violence between Dalits and upper caste Peshwas at Koregaon-Bhima village near Pune after an event called Elgar Parishad, or conclave, on Decem...

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Ambassador Haley: UNWRA Can Stay, But Must Offer Accurate Number of Refugees

Ambassador Haley: UNWRA Can Stay, But Must Offer Accurate Number of Refugees

Dave Harden, a former U.S. Agency for International Development official briefed on the meeting between Kushner and Pompeo, said the decision would potentially benefit hard-liners in the region, inc...

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Mystery woman - possibly in handcuffs - rings doorbells of Texas homes, then disappears

Police say that after posting footage of the incident online, they have received numerous claims that the woman is a missing person from their area. She looked like she had wrist restraints on her w...

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White House Counsel Don McGahn To Exit His Post In The Fall

White House Counsel Don McGahn To Exit His Post In The Fall

Axios first reported on Wednesday of Mcgann's pending exit, and reported that his preferred successor is Emmet Flood, who works in the office of the White House Counsel. McGahn has led the Trump ...

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Fire evacuations lifted for Canada’s Waterton Lakes park

Fire evacuations lifted for Canada’s Waterton Lakes park

Significant rainfall on Monday was enough to lift an evacuation alert sparked by a wildfire near Waterton Lakes National Park in southwestern Alberta. Tourism usually slows in August, but this year ...

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Trump Orders Flags Lowered: 'I Repsect Senator John McCain's Service'

Trump Orders Flags Lowered: 'I Repsect Senator John McCain's Service'

President's first response to his death was a dry tweet . Speaking to reporters Monday morning about a trade deal with Mexico, Trump chose to ignore questions concerning McCain, ABC News reports....

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Chinese Hacked Hillary's Email Server

China allegedly had unimpeded access to all of Hillary Clinton's communications through her private server when she was the Secretary of State, after planting a malware that copied emails in real t...

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No Place for Foreign Forces in Persian Gulf: IRGC Navy

No Place for Foreign Forces in Persian Gulf: IRGC Navy

U.S. Naval Forces Central Command reiterated this commitment in a statement to Fox News on Monday: "The U.S. and our partners provide and promote security and stability in the region on a daily basi...

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S. Africa's ANC withdraws land-grabbing bill

S. Africa's ANC withdraws land-grabbing bill

The foreign minister says she's given her phone number to her U.S. counterpart Mike Pompeo to avoid a repeat of this. Nonceba Mhlauli, a spokeswoman for the ANC's chief whip, said: "The bill in it...

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Magnitude 4.4 quake hits in Los Angeles County, felt in San Diego

Magnitude 4.4 quake hits in Los Angeles County, felt in San Diego

There were no immediate reports of damage or casualties from the quake, which hit at a depth of 10km about 100km southeast of Kupang, capital of the province of East Nusa Tenggara. Seismologist Luc...

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Support builds for plan to rename Senate building for John McCain

Support builds for plan to rename Senate building for John McCain

After President Donald Trump took to Twitter to claim a "52 percent overall" approval rating just one day after Senator John McCain's death and hours after a gunman opened fire at a video game t...

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White House Flag Flies At Full Staff As Nation Honors John McCain

White House Flag Flies At Full Staff As Nation Honors John McCain

McCain will be eulogized by President George W. Bush , who bested him to win the Republican nomination 2000, and President Obama, to whom McCain lost the 2008 presidential election. McCain denounced ...

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French and British boats clash in 'scallop war'

French and British boats clash in 'scallop war'

With about five boats to 35 French vessels, they were ultimately chased away. Tempers have flared between the two groups over claims United Kingdom vessels are "pillaging" the shellfish from worldwi...

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A blockbuster primary in Florida and three-way fight in Arizona

A blockbuster primary in Florida and three-way fight in Arizona

The contest has been overshadowed in recent days by the death of John McCain , Arizona's longtime Republican senator, on Saturday. McSally, who was poised early on to be the party's nominee, alig...

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Theresa May dances at school on first day of Africa trade trip

Theresa May dances at school on first day of Africa trade trip

It's tough to say, but the Evening Standard christens it the "Maybot". Mrs May appeared to be pleased with the reception, thanking the children for dancing with her. But according to Quartz Afr...

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