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Australia flags denying U.S. whistleblower Chelsea Manning entry visa

Australia flags denying U.S. whistleblower Chelsea Manning entry visa

The Australian government sent Manning's team a notice of intention to deny the US whistleblower's entry, said Think Inc . who is organizing the event. Free Speech Coalition spokesman Chris Trott...

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Russian President Modifies Pension Reform Plan

Russian President Modifies Pension Reform Plan

Putin countered with a proposal that will allow women to take early retirement after 37 years in work, compared with 40 years today. Putin said that unlike a decade ago, the country's economy was re...

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USA grants steel, aluminum relief for some trade partners

USA grants steel, aluminum relief for some trade partners

Warren's letter pointed to the case of a Russian company, Rusal, whose owner is allegedly part of Russian President Vladimir Putin's inner circle, that was initially granted an exemption to the alumin...

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#FreeBobiWine buzz returns: Uganda blocks MP from medical trip

#FreeBobiWine buzz returns: Uganda blocks MP from medical trip

Mr Kyagulanyi's elder brother said he was to go to a U.S. facility for scans on a problematic hip and organs. "We are heading to Entebbe to book the next flight to USA", Mr Nyanzi said. The court decl...

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Homeless Good Samaritan Suing Couple Who Raised $400K To Help Him

Homeless Good Samaritan Suing Couple Who Raised $400K To Help Him

Fallon estimated that GoFundMe would have taken about $30,000 to $40,000 in commission from the more than $400,000 that was raised, which means more than $250,000 should be left. "I didn't want to b...

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Donald Trump blasts Federal Bureau of Investigation and Justice Department for 'not doing their job'

Donald Trump blasts Federal Bureau of Investigation and Justice Department for 'not doing their job'

Trump made his remarks during a campaign rally in IN on Thursday after a round of loud "Lock her Up!" chants from supporters, referring to failed presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. "I was unable ...

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China scuppering Korea talks to avenge trade war, says US

China scuppering Korea talks to avenge trade war, says US

Trump said last week that he would "most likely" meet Kim again, depending on how faithfully he implements his commitment to denuclearize. The trip on Wednesday comes amid growing worry over the slo...

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Late Senator John McCain Returns to US Capitol for Final Farewell

Late Senator John McCain Returns to US Capitol for Final Farewell

His memorial website said that before his passing, Larson reserved four plots of land - for him, McCain and their spouses - near where they first met, at the U.S. Capitol as the ceremony for late Ar...

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Trump says Sessions' job is safe until at least the midterms

Trump says Sessions' job is safe until at least the midterms

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein then appointed Robert Mueller as special counsel to conduct what's become a wide-ranging probe, including whether people around Trump conspired with the Russians...

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Washington comes together for McCain, with one exception

White House Chief of Staff Gen. John Kelly was there with Trump adviser Kellyanne Conway. The church's senior pastor, Noe Garcia, pronounced McCain "a true American hero". For more from the Capit...

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Lawyer was told Russian Federation had 'Trump over a barrel,' sources say

Lawyer was told Russian Federation had 'Trump over a barrel,' sources say

But memos authored by Republicans and Democrats and declassified this year show the probe was triggered by information the US government received earlier about the Russian contacts of then-Trump cam...

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Rebel leader Alexander Zakharchenko killed in explosion in Ukraine

Rebel leader Alexander Zakharchenko killed in explosion in Ukraine

A restaurant close to the residence of Alexander Zakharchenko , the head of the self-proclamed Donetsk People's Republic (DPR), was rocked by an explosion earlier on Friday. A statement from the rebe...

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Donald Trump confirmed to visit Ireland this November

Donald Trump confirmed to visit Ireland this November

The president's foreign trips - he also will visit Ireland and Colombia - will take place shortly after the midterm elections and could come at a time of political tumult if Democrats succeed in win...

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2 injured in stabbing at Amsterdam railway station, suspect shot by police

2 injured in stabbing at Amsterdam railway station, suspect shot by police

A while later he saw another man lying on the ground nearby, he said. All three people were taken to the hospital to receive treatment for their injuries. Emergency vehicles parked near the scene of...

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DC lobbyist charged with failing to register as a foreign agent

DC lobbyist charged with failing to register as a foreign agent

Patten was a business associate of Konstantin Kilimnik , a man USA authorities have said has ties to Russian intelligence. Federal prosecutors on Friday alleged that Samuel Patten, a business assoc...

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Germany to Boost Funds for Palestinians After US Cut

Germany to Boost Funds for Palestinians After US Cut

The withdrawal of the US funding will be a blow to an agency that now supports more than 5 million people in Jordan, Lebanon, Syria and the West Bank and Gaza. Dave Harden, a former US Agency for Inte...

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Police investigating shooting at Yorkdale Mall in North York

Police investigating shooting at Yorkdale Mall in North York

Store workers at the mall described locking their doors and hiding patrons in the back of stores. "I was scared because our front of the store is all glass so you can clearly see what's going on ins...

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Judge orders USA couple to hand crowdfunding money over to homeless veteran

Through conversations, she learned that Bobbitt was originally from North Carolina, and had been an ammunition technician in the Marines. An injunction application filed by Cozen O'Connor law firm o...

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Backed candidate's 'monkey' comment draws fire in Florida race

Backed candidate's 'monkey' comment draws fire in Florida race

America's Newsroom host Sandra Smith released a statement in response to the backlash. The chairwoman of the Florida Democratic Party, Terrie Rizzo, tweeted that it's "disgusting that Ron DeS...

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At least 7 killed in head-on bus crash in New Mexico

At least 7 killed in head-on bus crash in New Mexico

The truck driver also sustained non-life-threatening injuries in the crash, according to police. The New Mexico State police said the truck crossed the center line after a tire blowout, resulting in...

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Robert D. Chain Photos: Full Story Of Man Who Threatened Boston Globe

Robert D. Chain Photos: Full Story Of Man Who Threatened Boston Globe

What are you going to do motherf*cker? The front of Robert Chain's house in the Encino section of Los Angeles. Records obtained by the Federal Bureau of Investigation show Chain owned several fi...

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Justice Department sides with Asian-Americans suing Harvard over admissions

Justice Department sides with Asian-Americans suing Harvard over admissions

The Justice Department offered a public show of support in court Thursday to a group suing Harvard for what it says is discrimination against Asian-American applicants to the elite university. The c...

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New Zealand village could ban cats

New Zealand village could ban cats

She reportedly believes that she would have the backing of fellow residents in launching a petition against the proposal. Once a cat dies, owners in the village won't be allowed to get a new one. But ...

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Decades-old sea mine detonated in Puget Sound, Wash

Decades-old sea mine detonated in Puget Sound, Wash

The unidentified mine was discovered Tuesday afternoon, off the west shore of Bainbridge Island. Coast Guard spokeswoman Ali Flockerzi said the unexploded ordnance was reported in the early af...

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Google denies Trump's claim it's biased against him

Google denies Trump's claim it's biased against him

Here we were, foolishly thinking people knew the basics of Google results, namely that they are picked up by automated programmes called "spiders" or "Googlebots" and based on what people around t...

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Body found in fish tank in missing man’s San Francisco home

Body found in fish tank in missing man’s San Francisco home

Scott Free, a neighbor of the 65-year-old Egg, told reporters at the San Fransico Chronicle that he felt something was amiss after he stopped seeing Egg walking his dog or watering the plants arou...

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Texas Cop Found Guilty Of Killing Unarmed Black Teen

Texas Cop Found Guilty Of Killing Unarmed Black Teen

Jordan, a standout athlete at Mesquite High School near Dallas, died from a fatal gunshot wound to the head, the Dallas County medical examiner's office said. "I mean, what about the 15-year-old kid a...

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Trump to Japanese PM Abe: 'I Remember Pearl Harbor'

Trump to Japanese PM Abe: 'I Remember Pearl Harbor'

It came just days after Trump imposed heavy steel and aluminium tariffs on a number of US allies, including Japan . The meeting, which left Abe exasperated, epitomized the paradoxical nature of Tru...

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Charges Dismissed Against Suspects in 'Extremist Muslim' New Mexico Compound Case

Charges Dismissed Against Suspects in 'Extremist Muslim' New Mexico Compound Case

The Taos County Sheriff's Office confirmed that Lucas Morton, Subhannah Wahhaj and Hujrah Wahhaj left the jail late Wednesday afternoon. Another judge made the same decision in the cases of the other ...

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Graham: Relationship between Pres. Trump, Sessions 'beyond repair'

Graham: Relationship between Pres. Trump, Sessions 'beyond repair'

In his interview with Dickerson, Graham said the problems between the president and Sessions "go well beyond" Sessions' recusal from special counsel Robert Mueller's Russian Federation probe, and th...

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Google pushes back after Trump claims it ignored SOTU address

Google pushes back after Trump claims it ignored SOTU address

President Trump shared a video to his personal Twitter account with the hashtag #StopTheBias in an attempt to provide evidence of how Google was using a different set of rules for his administratio...

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Trump ready to slap tariffs on US$200 billion of China imports

Trump ready to slap tariffs on US$200 billion of China imports

China's manufacturing sector is under pressure from higher borrowing costs, cooling investment and consumer spending, and a potential shock to exports as a result of the trade frictions with the Unite...

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WATCH Boris Johnson being mocked by Kenyan president

WATCH Boris Johnson being mocked by Kenyan president

May received a 21-gun salute upon her arrival for talks with President Uhuru Kenyatta on the last stop of her three-country Africa tour, which also included South Africa and Nigeria , the conti...

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No question of withdrawing Suu Kyi Nobel Peace Prize

No question of withdrawing Suu Kyi Nobel Peace Prize

He said the rules regulating the prize don't allow the committee to withdraw a prize once it has been awarded. A council set up by the Myanmar government cleared the military of any wrongdoing. Sh...

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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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