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Rights activists blast caning of Malaysian lesbian women

Rights activists blast caning of Malaysian lesbian women

Human rights groups said it was the first time women have been caned in Malaysia for engaging in homosexual relations. "I have consistently repeated in Parliament that we do not support the promotio...

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Brexit feud between May and Johnson

Brexit feud between May and Johnson

Writing in the Daily Telegraph , Mr Johnson claimed Britain is waving the "white flag" in negotiations with the European Union and that talks with Brussels are a "fix". Parliament returns from its su...

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Trump escalates attacks on his attorney general

Trump escalates attacks on his attorney general

He's suggesting the Department of Justice put Republicans in jeopardy ahead of midterms with recent indictments of two GOP congressmen. Two easy wins now in doubt because there is not enough time. T...

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Trump Attacks Union Leader On Labor Day

Trump Attacks Union Leader On Labor Day

But President Donald Trump's own words may have undermined negotiators' efforts heading into the final day of talks. President Trump moved forward with plans to submit a standalone trade agreem...

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Canada Trade Talks In Jeopardy After Leaked ‘Off The Record’ Trump Comments

Canada Trade Talks In Jeopardy After Leaked ‘Off The Record’ Trump Comments

It's all part of the president's no-compromise bargaining style, as he bluntly stated in private comments revealed by the Star's Daniel Dale on Friday. A major sticking point for Canada is that th...

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China meeting its African colonies

China meeting its African colonies

Abiy said China is a reliable friend in the course of Ethiopia's development, and China's precious assistance has always been crucial to his country's economic restructuring and achievements. China de...

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'Ghost ship' found drifting off the Myanmar coast

'Ghost ship' found drifting off the Myanmar coast

Myanmar officials investigating a "ghost ship" found mysteriously drifting near the Yangon region this week have found the answer to its fate. According to representatives of local authorities, the ...

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Bobi Wine arrives in USA for treatment

Bobi Wine arrives in USA for treatment

The Kyadondo East Member of Parliament was spotted seated in a wheelchair as his loving wife accompanied him. An attorney for Wine, Robert Amsterdam, told CNN that Wine arrived in Boston, and will...

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Trump 'approved of Putin meeting proposal'

Trump 'approved of Putin meeting proposal'

Trump nodded with approval and deferred to Mr. Sessions who appeared to like the idea and stated that the campaign should look into it", the memo reads. "We don't know if Putin will be in Paris, if Tr...

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Flooding rains tonight northwest, isolated rain on Labor Day

Flooding rains tonight northwest, isolated rain on Labor Day

Labor Day will feature a mix of sun and clouds with highs reaching 90 again and a heat index in the mid 90s. This will keep temperatures overnight into the upper 60s to low 70s, so not almost as cool ...

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Washington elite mourn McCain while Trump tweets from afar

Washington elite mourn McCain while Trump tweets from afar

McCain has been honored in a number of services and ceremonies since he passed away last Saturday, Aug. 25. The president did not attend Saturday's service after being told he would not be welcome...

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Dimas Coronado accused of abducting 2 sons after killing pregnant mother

Dimas Coronado accused of abducting 2 sons after killing pregnant mother

George News reported. Investigators said Coronado may be in a green Ford pickup truck with a white camper shell, with a State of Chihuahua license plate number, ZUD7164. Phoenix police Sgt. Armando ...

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Mollie Tibbetts' father decries 'profoundly racist' politicization of her death

Mollie Tibbetts' father decries 'profoundly racist' politicization of her death

Authorities believe she was abducted while out running July 18. An undocumented immigrant has been arrested in her killing. "The act grievously extends the crime that stole Mollie from our family an...

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Israel readies for upcoming visit of Philippines president

Israel readies for upcoming visit of Philippines president

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte reviews an honour guard at the Manila International Airport in Pasay City, south of Manila, Philippines on Sunday. The government officials who will join the Pr...

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John McCain was 'a friend to Canada' says Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan

John McCain was 'a friend to Canada' says Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan

Find out about his epic diss here. John called on us to be bigger than that. In addition to former President George W. Bush's eulogy, Obama called the honor of giving a speech at McCain's funeral ...

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Sheriff: Family's kayak capsizes, father and 3 children die

Sheriff: Family's kayak capsizes, father and 3 children die

Ms Mews-Fryman was able to text her sister a message of distress from her phone, which she had stored in a waterproof bag. With a water temperature of 60 degrees, symptoms of hypothermia can begin in ...

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Democratic candidate for Florida governor targeted with racist robocalls

Democratic candidate for Florida governor targeted with racist robocalls

Racist phone calls mocking Florida's black Democratic gubernatorial nominee appear to be from a Sandpoint-based white supremacist podcast that has also taken credit for inflammatory robocalls in ...

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Trump threatens to exclude Canada from new NAFTA deal

Trump threatens to exclude Canada from new NAFTA deal

The U.S. -Mexico deal reached earlier this week does away with the Chapter 19 panels, leaving U.S. trade complaints against Mexico to be settled in U.S. American and Canadian negotiators will return t...

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Myanmar Court Sentences Reuters Reporters to Seven Years in Prison

Myanmar Court Sentences Reuters Reporters to Seven Years in Prison

Naing Lin testified during pre-trial hearings that he met the reporters at a restaurant on December 12, but said that he did not hand them anything. A Myanmar court's conviction of two Reuters jou...

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Trump Offers ‘Complete and Total Endorsement’ for Former Rival Ted Cruz

Trump Offers ‘Complete and Total Endorsement’ for Former Rival Ted Cruz

Avenatti, who has been talking up his chances of a presidential bid in 2020, wrote on Twitter that one of the best ways of countering Trump's politics was to fight it on his own terms, as reported b...

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Brazil's electoral court to discuss Lula candidacy Friday afternoon

Brazil's electoral court to discuss Lula candidacy Friday afternoon

Former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has been barred from Brazil's October presidential election by the country's electoral court despite easily leading in the polls - a ruling that adds u...

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Israeli Weapons Used in Genocide against Rohingya Muslims

Israeli Weapons Used in Genocide against Rohingya Muslims

Islam's remarks came following a new United Nations report released earlier this week that documented mass gang rapes, killings, including of infants and young children, brutal beatings and disappea...

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McCain's 81-year journey ends at U.S. Naval Academy

Without naming Trump, McCain's daughter, Bush and Obama all rebuked the current president, who feuded with the late senator and mocked his military service. Dozens of political power players from both...

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Judge: Feds can end housing aid for Puerto Rican evacuees

Judge: Feds can end housing aid for Puerto Rican evacuees

The U.S. territory's governor this week raised the official death toll from Hurricane Maria from 64 to 2,975 - nearly twice the government's previous estimate. "Beyond that, FEMA will not comment on...

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Deputy involved in shooting at Ice Cube concert, authorities say

Deputy involved in shooting at Ice Cube concert, authorities say

About 7:30 p.m. Pacific time, the operators of the racetrack tweeted that "the situation has been contained", and the concert would be "moving forward as planned". The sold out show was part of the ...

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Two Presidents honour McCain as Trump heads to golf club

Two Presidents honour McCain as Trump heads to golf club

John McCain followed in the footsteps of his Navy family and served in the Vietnam War. While he honored the late statesmen, Obama also threw a not-so-subtle dig at Donald Trump , lamenting how mu...

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Senate Democrats demand 100,000 withheld Kavanaugh records

Senate Democrats demand 100,000 withheld Kavanaugh records

With attempts to attack Brett M. Kavanaugh's record failing, Democrats over the weekend mounted a last-ditch bid to derail his confirmation to the Supreme Court by claiming that the vetting process...

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Firefighters battle massive blaze at Brazil museum

Firefighters battle massive blaze at Brazil museum

A fire blazes at the National Museum of Brazil in Rio de Janeiro , Brazil September 2, 2018 in this picture obtained from social media. The conflagration began once the museum was closed and Reuter...

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Nicaragua to expel United Nations team after critical report

Nicaragua to expel United Nations team after critical report

The chief of the United Nations mission, Guillermo Fernandez, said his team would continue to monitor the situation from overseas. Thousands of Nicaraguans have fled the country to seek refuge in ...

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Thousands protest for and against refugees in Chemnitz

Thousands protest for and against refugees in Chemnitz

Some protesters paraded with large portraits of victims of attacks perpetrated, they claimed, by asylum seekers, while others brandished banners reading "Chemnitz is neither grey nor brown" and "The h...

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Hardline Tories look to scupper May's Brexit plan

Hardline Tories look to scupper May's Brexit plan

Baker branded the entire department a "Potemkin structure", revealing that the concession-laden Chequers blueprint which the Prime Minister sprung on her Cabinet was put together behind DExEU's back...

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Canada pushes to save NAFTA dispute panels amid U.S. objection

Canada pushes to save NAFTA dispute panels amid U.S. objection

Trump announced a new deal with Mexico on Monday, and on Friday formally notified Congress that he meant to execute a new agreement in 90 days after talks broke down with Canadian officials. Both...

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Arrest made following rape of 11-year-old Brooklyn girl

Arrest made following rape of 11-year-old Brooklyn girl

Video surveillance shows the alleged suspect walking in the vicinity following the incident. Officers chased Ayala into a building just blocks from the crime scene, where he was taken into custody. ...

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New info surfaces on Ted Cruz opponent's 1998 DUI crash

New info surfaces on Ted Cruz opponent's 1998 DUI crash

Ted Cruz . But news stories about the arrest earlier in the campaign did not include details such as the crash and the reported attempt to flee. As they wrote in their GoFundMe bio, "We are planning t...

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U.S. Freezes Military Aid to Pakistan, Citing Inadequate Action on Militants

U.S. Freezes Military Aid to Pakistan, Citing Inadequate Action on Militants

The announcement over aid comes as Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Joseph Dunford are preparing to meet this week with Pakistan's newly elected prime mi...

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