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McCain's 106-year-old mom to attend his Washington services

McCain's 106-year-old mom to attend his Washington services

He died last Saturday of brain cancer at age 81. The air around the Arizona State Capitol was heavy as McCain's body moved from the A.L. Moore Grimshaw-Mortuary Wednesday morning. Among the speakers...

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Libya declares state of emergency in Tripoli as death toll climbs

The country is now governed by rival authorities in Tripoli and the east, each backed by an array of militias that wield real power on the ground. Libya slid into chaos after the 2011 uprising that ...

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Mystery around Australian Instagram model Sinead McNamara's death deepens

Mystery around Australian Instagram model Sinead McNamara's death deepens

A popular Instagram model died after being found unconscious on a billionaire's yacht in Greece, according to reports. Reports indicate she died on Thursday, but her death was confirmed today. "By the...

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Ukraine separatists mourn Donetsk leader Zakharchenko

Ukraine separatists mourn Donetsk leader Zakharchenko

He is the most senior Russian-backed fatality of the conflict so far. A representative of the local authorities estimated that about 100,000 people came to pay their respects, while a correspondent ...

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Woman attacks D.C. bus in road rage incident

Woman attacks D.C. bus in road rage incident

After the crash, the bus driver attempted to make contact with the woman and an argument ensued. The bus driver told her, "You're a insane driver, you need to get off the road", the police report sa...

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Man gets life in jail for plot to assassinate Theresa May

Man gets life in jail for plot to assassinate Theresa May

Rahman is "an extremely unsafe and determined individual", Metropolitan Police Deputy Assistant Commissioner Dean Haydon said in a statement. Scotland Yard deputy assistant commissioner Dean Haydo...

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Cambodia Convicts Australian Filmmaker of Spying as Media Crackdown Widens

Cambodia Convicts Australian Filmmaker of Spying as Media Crackdown Widens

The Australian has already spent 15 months in Phnom Penh jail since his arrest. He also criticised what he said was inaction by the Australian government in "failing to publicly and consistently cha...

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Colorado River boat collision leaves 13 injured, 2 missing, authorities say

Colorado River boat collision leaves 13 injured, 2 missing, authorities say

The smash happened in Moabi Regional Park, a popular water recreation area situated about 290 miles east of Los Angeles. Six people had minor injuries and six others suffered injuries that were not ...

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Anti-Semitism Row: John McDonnell ‘Worried’ At Prospect Of Labour Split

Anti-Semitism Row: John McDonnell ‘Worried’ At Prospect Of Labour Split

And he said Mr Corbyn must finally get a grip on the issue "in the next few days". The party has been beset by arguments over the issue throughout the summer, prompting two MPs - John Woodcock and F...

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War monitor says blasts in Syria airport killed two

He could not specify their nationalities or whether they belonged to militias or regime forces. Syria has denied reports that a series of blasts at a military airport near Damascus on Sunday were ...

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British Prime Minister May in Kenya to boost economic ties

British Prime Minister May in Kenya to boost economic ties

UK-Nigeria trade was worth £4.2 billion previous year and British companies including British Airways, GSK, Shell, Diageo, Unilever and Standard Chartered have successful and long-established operatio...

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Macron urges Europe to engage with Turkey and Russia on security

Macron urges Europe to engage with Turkey and Russia on security

Macron is a strong advocate for a Europe that is able to defend its strategic interests and financial independence and respond to new global economic and defence situation brought on by Donald Trump's...

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Sri Lankan man charged with terror document in Sydney

Sri Lankan man charged with terror document in Sydney

Mohammad Kamer Nilar Nizamdeen, 25, who works as a contracted business analyst at the University of NSW, was charged with one count of knowingly making a document connected to the preparation of a ter...

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Japan's Military Seeks Record Spending to Reinforce Missile Defenses

Japan's Military Seeks Record Spending to Reinforce Missile Defenses

Military spending has risen for seven consecutive years under Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. The biggest proposed outlay in the military budget will be on ballistic missile defense, with a request for 2...

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United States military to cancel over $300 million in aid to Pakistan

United States military to cancel over $300 million in aid to Pakistan

The Defense Department "is awaiting congressional determination on whether this reprogramming request will be approved or denied", Mr Faulkner said. The U.S. The United States has taken a crucial de...

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FOCAC: Pres ED to meet Pres Xi

FOCAC: Pres ED to meet Pres Xi

The focus will be on political and economic cooperation, social development cooperation, cultural and people exchanges, peace and security, and worldwide cooperation. The Chinese President and his wif...

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Chelsea Manning cleared to visit New Zealand

Chelsea Manning cleared to visit New Zealand

The former US Army soldier spent seven years behind bars for sending almost 750,000 military and diplomatic documents containing classified information about American diplomats and the military to Wik...

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Coalition to 'review rules of engagement to ensure mistakes not repeated'

Coalition to 'review rules of engagement to ensure mistakes not repeated'

The bombing on a crowded market killed a total of 51 people. . "The Joint Forces Command of the Coalition expresses regret over the mistakes, extends its sympathies, condolences and solidarity to t...

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United Kingdom and European Union can reach deal by October: Brexit minister

United Kingdom and European Union can reach deal by October: Brexit minister

The comments came after it was reported that French president Emmanuel Macron has softened his stance towards London and is seeking a close post-Brexit relationship. The informal October deadline se...

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Washington Pays Tribute To John McCain

Washington Pays Tribute To John McCain

Two former United States (US) presidents today paid tribute to late Senator John McCain during a funeral service held in the American capital today. "The America of John McCain is generous and w...

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Over a dozen injured after plane catches fire in Russian Federation

Over a dozen injured after plane catches fire in Russian Federation

It crashed through an airport fence and ended up in a dry riverbed. Some of the injured suffered burns, others carbon monoxide poisoning, officials said. on suspicion of inadequate services with a r...

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Sen. John McCain lies in state at U.S. Capitol

Sen. John McCain lies in state at U.S. Capitol

Thousands of citizens paid respect as he lay in state at the Arizona Capitol. Former VP Joe Biden pays tribute to U.S. Sen. "He said, 'On Christmas Eve we celebrated and we got together under ...

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Imran Khan reiterates his commitment: Here’s what he says

Imran Khan reiterates his commitment: Here’s what he says

Back in April, intelligence reports revealed that the Taliban may attack Mr Khan , The Times of Islamabad reported, and the Pakistan Prime Minister has been forced to increase his security protoc...

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LatestNews - Israeli PM's wife suspected of taking bribes

LatestNews - Israeli PM's wife suspected of taking bribes

Previously, only Benjamin Netanyahu had officially been under investigation, which alleges that he granted favours to Israeli telecom giant Bezeq in return for favourable media coverage by Walla Ne...

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President Trump threatens to withdraw USA from WTO

President Trump threatens to withdraw USA from WTO

The official Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) on Friday showed growth in China's manufacturing sector unexpectedly picked up in August, after a two-month slide. China hawks have been on the ascendan...

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United Nations ‘alarmed’ by studies of China’s mass detention of Uighurs

United Nations ‘alarmed’ by studies of China’s mass detention of Uighurs

The U.S. lawmakers' letter called for "a tough, targeted, and global response ". A bipartisan group of U.S. politicians urged Washington to impose sanctions on Chinese officials responsible for...

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Federal Bureau of Investigation arrests compound residents on gun charges following earlier release

Federal Bureau of Investigation arrests compound residents on gun charges following earlier release

Prosecutors also said that the remains found at the site were those of Abdul-Ghani and that the other children said the boy had died during a "religious ritual. The complaint alleges that the firearms...

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Geert Wilders cancels Prophet Muhammad cartoon competition

Geert Wilders cancels Prophet Muhammad cartoon competition

PM Khan also said that after bringing all Muslims on the same page, a protest would be recorded against the handful of people who deliberately hurt the religious sentiments of the Muslims, and added t...

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'Yellow's not my colour': London mayor reacts to balloon bikini

'Yellow's not my colour': London mayor reacts to balloon bikini

A small group of supporters watched the inflatable take to the skies, and the crowd cheered and shouted, "higher, higher, higher" as the balloon was launched. "We have seen triple figures in deaths al...

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'Terrorist motive' suspected in stabbing of American tourists in Amsterdam

'Terrorist motive' suspected in stabbing of American tourists in Amsterdam

Earlier this week, Dutch police arrested a 26-year-old man suspected of threatening to attack far-right politician Geert Wilders over his plan to hold a contest of cartoons depicting Islam's Prophet M...

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Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe collapses in Iran's Evin prison

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe collapses in Iran's Evin prison

Zaghari-Ratcliffe spent time with her family for three days last week after being released temporarily from detention, but was returned to jail on Sunday evening, dashing her family's hopes of an ex...

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Eight Injured, Thousands Evacuated After Blast, Fire At German Refinery

Eight Injured, Thousands Evacuated After Blast, Fire At German Refinery

The cause of the explosion - which could be felt from several kilometres away according to local media - is not now known. More than 1,800 people were evacuated from the area, a police spokesperson ...

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Trump Tried To Buy All Of The Enquirer's Dirt On Him

Trump Tried To Buy All Of The Enquirer's Dirt On Him

What if Pecker left? Prosecutors claimed in court documents last week that Pecker, who considers himself President Donald Trump's close friend, and Cohen, Trump's former lawyer and personal fixer,...

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Forbes chose the most influential Russians

Forbes chose the most influential Russians

But the move to raise the retirement age suddenly brought the public's focus back to Russia's domestic malaise - and Putin's approval rating dropped to a level last seen just before the annexation of ...

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Cafe bombing kills separatist leader in eastern Ukraine. Suspects in custody

Cafe bombing kills separatist leader in eastern Ukraine. Suspects in custody

Security forces arrested Ukrainians suspected of causing the blast. The Eastern Ukrainian provinces of Donetsk and Lugansk engaged in open conflict with Kiev since they refused to accept the new g...

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