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Powerful quake rocks Japan's northernmost main island of Hokkaido

Powerful quake rocks Japan's northernmost main island of Hokkaido

Japan is still recovering from the worst typhoon to hit the country in 25 years, which struck the western part of the country on Tuesday, claiming at least 11 lives and causing major damage to the reg...

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Conspiracy about woman at Kavanaugh hearing rages online

Conspiracy about woman at Kavanaugh hearing rages online

Regardless, the freakish theory surrounding Bash has gained traction online, with speculation rife that the attorney meant to flash a " white power " sign during the televised conference. "The attacks...

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In primary stunner, challenger unseats incumbent Democratic Rep. Capuano in MA

In primary stunner, challenger unseats incumbent Democratic Rep. Capuano in MA

Capuano conceded Tuesday evening. It's not a sight you see every day, certainly not around Boston - a black woman mounting a plausible challenge to a 10-term white congressman from her own party, ...

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Salisbury Novichok attack: How Russian poisoning suspects snuck in UK

Salisbury Novichok attack: How Russian poisoning suspects snuck in UK

Calling it "the most significant moment so far " in the investigation into the Skripals' near-fatal encounter with the exotic poison, counter-terrorism police said the attack was carried out by Alexa...

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Kashmir: Stepmother arrested for planning rape, murder of 9-year-old girl

Kashmir: Stepmother arrested for planning rape, murder of 9-year-old girl

Examination of the crime scene led to suspicions of murder and an investigation was launched, the police said. "During sustained questioning of the step-mother of the deceased and other suspects, a ...

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U.S. threatens to 'respond swiftly' if Assad uses chemical weapons

U.S. threatens to 'respond swiftly' if Assad uses chemical weapons

Pompeo and Cavusoglu "agreed that any Assad regime military offensive in Idlib would be an unacceptable, reckless escalation of the conflict in Syria", said U.S. But the Syrian Observatory for Human...

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Mueller will reportedly accept written answers from Trump

Heilemann pointed to Mueller's reported reaction to Dowd's warning, saying he understood, and said that did not mean Trump would not be called to testify before the special counsel. Amy Lieu is a ne...

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2+2 talks: India, US to work around Russian missiles, Iran oil

2+2 talks: India, US to work around Russian missiles, Iran oil

Actually, the U.S. has responded to India's request by cancelling some security-related aid to Pakistan and adding three Pakistanis with Lashkar-e-Taiba ties to its terror watch list. Sources said, US...

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UK's Labour Party adopts full IHRA definition of anti-Semitism

UK's Labour Party adopts full IHRA definition of anti-Semitism

Ryan has been the subject of attacks from far-left Labour supporters for her critical statements on the party's inaction toward growing Jewish discontent with its values. The vote by Labour MPs was ...

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North Korea missiles, nuclear weapons developer dies

North Korea missiles, nuclear weapons developer dies

Trump and Moon spoke by phone for a little under an hour on Tuesday, according to Moon's office. While pushing ahead with summits and inter-Korean engagement, Seoul is trying to persuade Washingto...

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Egyptian man's backpack ignites near US Embassy, arrested

Egyptian man's backpack ignites near US Embassy, arrested

Abdullah Ayman Abdel-Sameea, 24, had "embraced an extremist ideology" and meant to use flammable chemicals for a "hostile act", the Interior Ministry said . Security forces arrested a man at the scen...

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Kindergarten principal sacked for pole dance show

Kindergarten principal sacked for pole dance show

Within hours of the clips going viral, Bao'an district educational officials confirmed that Lai had been removed from her post as principal, inviting any schools mulling a similar stunt to "reflect on...

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Taliban confirms death of Haqqani Network founder Jalalauddin Haqqani

Taliban confirms death of Haqqani Network founder Jalalauddin Haqqani

It marks the third time US forces have killed a leader of ISIS in Afghanistan since 2016, according to a NATO Resolute Support statement. The network is accused of staging numerous cross-border atta...

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Trump Blasts Jeff Sessions Saying Investigations Could Jeopardize Midterm Election

Trump Blasts Jeff Sessions Saying Investigations Could Jeopardize Midterm Election

Jeff Flake says Trump's criticism of the agency for jeopardizing the two lawmakers' seats exceeds what previous presidents have said. Duncan Hunter of California and Chris Collins of NY. Duncan ...

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Children killed in Russian strikes on Syria's Idlib: Monitor

Children killed in Russian strikes on Syria's Idlib: Monitor

Pope Francis on Sunday, September 2, warned of a "human catastrophe" in the Syria's Idlib province, the last major rebel bastion which is being shelled by government forces. "Frankly speaking, I d...

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Typhoon Jebi: Japan hit by strongest storm for 25 years

Typhoon Jebi: Japan hit by strongest storm for 25 years

Japan issued evacuation orders for more than one million people as powerful wind and rain ploughed into the country's west on Tuesday, killing at least eight people. Tokyo escaped relatively unscathe...

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'We're in Crazytown': Watergate journalist's book claims chaos within Trump White House

'We're in Crazytown': Watergate journalist's book claims chaos within Trump White House

So Porter consulted Cohn, who told him, according to Woodward: 'I can stop this. Reuters said the book paints "a picture of a White House gripped by fear , loathing and chaos". senator to endo...

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Flyover collapse kills one, injures 19 in Kolkata

Flyover collapse kills one, injures 19 in Kolkata

The National Disaster Response Force has deployed three teams to the spot where the Majerhat bridge collapsed in south Kolkata . #06:00 PM: Six people injured: Six people have been admitted to ...

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New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern defends $50,000 flight

New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern defends $50,000 flight

Ms Dreaver has been covering the pacific for nearly three decades, and is very well known in the region. "I was taken to the police station, I have to say the police were really lovely, genuinely th...

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Israel signals it could target Iranian military assets in Iraq

Israel signals it could target Iranian military assets in Iraq

This also needs to be clear. "As for the threat from Iran, we are not limiting ourselves to Syria". Israel Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman issued the threat of attack during a press conference ...

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Former PM Malcolm Turnbull resigns from Australian parliament

Former PM Malcolm Turnbull resigns from Australian parliament

Malcolm Turnbull has formally resigned his seat, as his successor Scott Morrison paid tribute to him as a prime minister who delivered some "very big things". "You deserve that, mate, you absolutel...

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Monica Lewinsky storms off-stage interview after 'off-limits' Clinton question

Later, Lewinsky took to Twitter to explain that the reason she left had to do with Levi's "blatant disregard" of the "clear parameters" that had been set up ahead of time. Levi's employer, the Israeli...

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Catholic churchgoer shouts 'shame on you' at Washington Bishop

Catholic churchgoer shouts 'shame on you' at Washington Bishop

Cardinal Donald Wuerl was rebuked after asking the 200 people attending Sunday Mass at Washington's Annunciation Catholic Church to forgive his "errors in judgment" and "inadequacies". "Increasingly...

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8 people shot, wounded at California apartment complex

8 people shot, wounded at California apartment complex

Rich Lawhead told reporters . Police in the Southern California city were unsure what motivated the shooting late on November 2, in an outdoor common area where a group of people had gathered, ...

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Japan braces for ‘very strong typhoon

Japan braces for ‘very strong typhoon

Weather officials are urging people to stay alert and check often for updates on the typhoon's path. As much as 150 millimeters of rain may fall in some regions in western, eastern and central Japan...

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Violence forces Libya to declare state of emergency in Tripoli

Violence forces Libya to declare state of emergency in Tripoli

The GNA's health ministry said on Friday that at least 39 people had been killed, including a Malian national who was killed by shelling on his home. Police said that rioting broke out in the Ain Za...

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President to skip Asian summits

President to skip Asian summits

It was originally reported that Trump would be visiting our shores in November after his visit to Papa New Guinea. It will be the first time that a US president has skipped the annual US-Asean and...

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US service member killed in apparent insider attack in Afghanistan

US service member killed in apparent insider attack in Afghanistan

The service member who was wounded in the attack is in stable condition, U.S. Forces Afghanistan said. A statement said the "apparent insider attack" occurred on September 3, adding that the service...

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Myanmar: Two journalists, who covered Rohingya violence, jailed for 7-years

Myanmar: Two journalists, who covered Rohingya violence, jailed for 7-years

But Suu Kyi's reputation as a defender of human rights has been shredded by her refusal to speak out against the military for its handling of the Rohingya crisis or in support of the jailed reporter...

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Woman with baby leads police on high-speed chase before crashing

Woman with baby leads police on high-speed chase before crashing

Aerial footage released by the Texas Department of Public Safety shows the woman, named in reports as Catilyn Rodriguez , drive at high speed across several lanes of traffic on a San Antonio high...

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Shopkeeper sticks plastic eyes on fish to make them look fresh

Shopkeeper sticks plastic eyes on fish to make them look fresh

One man offered this saga advice: " Never judge the freshness of fish by the googliness of their eyes ". As a joke, a fish company in Kuwait announced it was selling "fish without cosmetics", alongs...

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Eight killed in blast at South African munitions depot

Eight killed in blast at South African munitions depot

There's not yet been any cause established for the explosion . "Now 15 firefighters with 3 fire engines are at the incident‚" Lane said. A further four people were pronounced dead after their bodie...

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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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