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3D gun advocate accused of sex with minor is jailed in US

3D gun advocate accused of sex with minor is jailed in US

His bond was set at $150,000. The US investigation into Wilson began after a counselor to whom the victim had spoken notified police "that a juvenile female under the age of 17 had reported having s...

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Duterte critic arrested as 'darkness and evil' prevail in Philippines

Duterte critic arrested as 'darkness and evil' prevail in Philippines

A Philippine court issued an arrest warrant against an opposition senator on Tuesday, nearly a month after President Rodrigo Duterte revoked an amnesty granted to him in 2010. The case has promp...

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Risk of severe thunderstorms this afternoon/evening across Chicago area

Risk of severe thunderstorms this afternoon/evening across Chicago area

The will be scattered in the morning and then in the afternoon, a few isolated rain showers are possible along and behind the front. Although a few showers may skirt across northern Kansas, rain chanc...

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Sweden's prime minister Stefan Lofven loses no-confidence vote

Sweden's prime minister Stefan Lofven loses no-confidence vote

Lofven's left-wing bloc holds 144 seats in the new parliament, just one more than the four-party centre-right Alliance. "To the Alliance, it is obvious that Sweden needs a new government". The spe...

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Trump dismisses second woman accusing Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct

Multiple Republican senators have told Fox News that they want to hear Ford's testimony before deciding which way to vote on Kavanaugh's nomination. Meanwhile, McConnell continued to blame Democ...

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Bodies of British millionaire and wife found at Thai mansion

Bodies of British millionaire and wife found at Thai mansion

Prabpudsa said: "We know the spot they are buried, I think we can find the bodies today". Edinburgh-born Hogg, a retired engineer, and his wife had been reported missing by friends last week, Sky N...

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Trump emphasizes ‘extraordinary progress’ in U.N. Speech

The South Korean leader went on: "Chairman Kim also repeatedly conveyed his unwavering trust and expectations for you, while expressing his hope to meet you soon to swiftly conclude the denuclearizati...

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Bill Cosby sentenced to 3-10 years in state prison

Bill Cosby sentenced to 3-10 years in state prison

But Cosby's conviction on three counts of aggravated indecent assault refers exclusively to accusations from Constand, a former employee at Temple University in Philadelphia , Cosby's alma mater. "...

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China demands United States cancel arms sale to Taiwan

China demands United States cancel arms sale to Taiwan

Taiwan would still need to finalise sale details with USA companies. Foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang told reporters at a regular briefing that the sale violated global law and the "basic norm...

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Senior found alive inside building 5 days after apartment fire

Senior found alive inside building 5 days after apartment fire

The man was taken to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries and is expected to survive. On Monday, a team of engineers was examining the damaged building to assess its structural integrity wh...

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Israeli jets fire on Palestinian demonstrators at Gaza border

Israeli jets fire on Palestinian demonstrators at Gaza border

Israel says the blockade is meant to prevent weapons from reaching militant groups, including Hamas , which it designates as a terrorist organization and with whom it has fought three wars in the pas...

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Sen. Ted Cruz chased out of DC restaurant by anti-Kavanaugh protesters

The first video captures a woman identifying herself as a constituent and sexual assault survivor and asking Mr. Cruz how he would vote on Judge Kavanaugh. He is scheduled to appear before the committ...

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Iran's president blames unnamed United States ally for military parade attack

Iran's president blames unnamed United States ally for military parade attack

Iran holds regional terror sponsors and their U.S. masters accountable for such attacks . "Considering [the Guards'] full knowledge about the centres of deployment of the criminal terrorists' le...

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British cabinet presses ahead with PMs Brexit blueprint

British cabinet presses ahead with PMs Brexit blueprint

British opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said on Saturday his party would challenge Prime Minister Theresa May on any Brexit deal she can strike with Brussels, and called for a nationa...

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Indonesian teen survives 49 days adrift on a raft in the Pacific

Indonesian teen survives 49 days adrift on a raft in the Pacific

He had been living aboard a floating hut called a rompong more than 77 miles off Indonesia's coast. On 14 July, Mr Adilang's rompong was hit by heavy winds, which caused its moorings to snap. As...

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No more flights to Europe? UK issues dire Brexit aviation warnings

The government said it anticipates that all the current products will continue to be protected by the EU's geographical indication schemes, which prevent them being imitated throughout the bloc. The l...

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Paul Gosar's Siblings Support Rival In TV Advertisements For David Brill

Paul Gosar's Siblings Support Rival In TV Advertisements For David Brill

The siblings were alarmed at what they saw as the congressman's increasingly extremist views on immigration, health care and white supremacists, one of them, David Gosar , said Saturday. First report...

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Labour members consider second Brexit referendum at party conference

But other Labour figures were unhappy about the desire of the party leadership to see the referendum result honoured including David Lammy, who described Britain's decision in 2016 as a "car crash...

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Interstate Left Covered In Fish After Hurricane Florence Floodwaters Recede

Interstate Left Covered In Fish After Hurricane Florence Floodwaters Recede

The storm's historic rainfall brought an assault on the region's infrastructure and killed 44 people, but with the waters finally receding, an unexpected effect of the tempest has revealed itself. num...

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New Zealand PM brings baby to UN assembly

New Zealand PM brings baby to UN assembly

As she prepared for her first United Nations address on Thursday, she also had the daunting task of traveling halfway round the world with a baby. New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern just ...

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Russians Certain Giving Syria S-300 Missiles Won't Upset Relations with Israel

Russians Certain Giving Syria S-300 Missiles Won't Upset Relations with Israel

Alexander Khramchikhin of the Moscow-based Institute of Military and Political Analysis said the S-300 could "seriously affect Israel's ability to carry out its strikes in Syria". National Security ...

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Pompeo: Trump willing to meet Iran's Rouhani at United Nations this week

Pompeo: Trump willing to meet Iran's Rouhani at United Nations this week

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani speaks during a news conference with President Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey and Vladimir Putin of Russian Federation following their meeting in Tehran, Iran September 7, 2...

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Attorney Alleges Kavanaugh Targeted Women with Drugs For ‘Gang Rape’

Attorney Alleges Kavanaugh Targeted Women with Drugs For ‘Gang Rape’

In an email to Mike Davis , the chief counsel for nominations for the Senate Judiciary Committee, Avenatti said he had evidence that at house parties in the early 1980s, Kavanaugh, his friend Mark...

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Hong Kong's controversial bullet train gets off to smooth start

Hong Kong's controversial bullet train gets off to smooth start

A new high-speed rail link between Hong Kong and mainland China launched Sunday, a multi-billion-dollar project that critics say gives away part of the city's territory to an increasingly assertive Be...

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Trudeau 'reaffirms resolve' to carry Nelson Mandela's torch

Trudeau 'reaffirms resolve' to carry Nelson Mandela's torch

Before the United Nations general debate kicks off, a statue of former President Nelson Mandela will be unveiled at the Mandela Peace Summit - a high-level meeting in honour of South Africa's first de...

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Man held over 'Taser' at Buckingham Palace

Man held over 'Taser' at Buckingham Palace

He was released later that evening after police were satisfied he posed no threat. A Met spokesman said: "Officers are reminding visitors to the United Kingdom to ensure that any items that they are...

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Rod Rosenstein, who had been overseeing Russia probe, has offered to resign

Rod Rosenstein, who had been overseeing Russia probe, has offered to resign

The lawyers say Rosenstein , Mueller and the entire Justice Department are biased against the president, part of a so-called "Deep State" anti-Trump conspiracy. But in Washington , more cautious voi...

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Donald Trump hails South Korea trade deal

Donald Trump hails South Korea trade deal

Twelve months earlier, Mr Trump had stood in front of the UN General Assembly and called North Korean leader Kim Jong Un a "little rocket man" on a "suicide mission". "We'll be doing that", he said....

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Green cards for immigrants on benefits could be limited

Green cards for immigrants on benefits could be limited

The Trump administration says it's enforcing a part of immigration law that dates back to the 19th century - the notion that immigrants cannot be a, quote, " public charge ". In 2016, there were 1...

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Court Nominee Kavanaugh Is Victim of `MeToo' Fervor, Conway Says

Court Nominee Kavanaugh Is Victim of `MeToo' Fervor, Conway Says

Author Ronan Farrow is standing by his bombshell New Yorker story of another sexual assault alleged against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh after a report from The New York Times cast ...

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Yale Students Demand Investigation Into Sexual Misconduct Allegations Against Kavanaugh

Yale Students Demand Investigation Into Sexual Misconduct Allegations Against Kavanaugh

Kavanaugh, himself a Yale graduate, now stands accused of sexually assaulting California professor Christine Blasey Ford when they were teenagers in the 1980s. Chua, who says she's been absent from th...

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FCO statement on the Hong Kong National Party

FCO statement on the Hong Kong National Party

Chan, the leader of the National Party, had no immediate comment on Monday. More recent efforts to find ways of cracking down on the independence movement follows a warning a year ago from President...

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Kavanaugh sex assault allegations 'totally political:' Trump

Kavanaugh sex assault allegations 'totally political:' Trump

But he also said that Professor Christine Blasey Ford , who is accusing Kavanaugh, should be heard, ahead of her expected testimony on Thursday. Grassley had said that in the interest of making For...

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Iran criticises the Netherlands for 'sheltering terrorists' after parade attack

Iran criticises the Netherlands for 'sheltering terrorists' after parade attack

The men appear to be dressed in Revolutionary Guards uniforms and talk about the importance of jihad. Iranian officials say four men carried out the assault. In a statement on Sunday, the paramili...

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Jeremy Corbyn says Britain 'could well be looking towards a general election'

The Labour leader said today that he would prefer forcing a general election this autumn instead of a second referendum but promised to "adhere to what members want". Many within the party support man...

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