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Senate Report: Former Trump Aide Paul Manafort Shared Campaign Info With Russia

Senate Report: Former Trump Aide Paul Manafort Shared Campaign Info With Russia

While the bipartisan report concludes Russian Federation did pursue a campaign of aggressive interference, that's where the apparent agreement ends. Warner, the committee's top Democrat, said in a...

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Lebanon tribunal says no evidence Hezbollah leadership involved in Hariri murder

Lebanon tribunal says no evidence Hezbollah leadership involved in Hariri murder

There was insufficient evidence against three other men charged as accomplices in the bombing, and they were acquitted, the tribunal found. The Special Tribunal for Lebanon has convicted a suspect...

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US Patrol Returns Fire at Government Checkpoint in Northeast Syria

US Patrol Returns Fire at Government Checkpoint in Northeast Syria

SANA alleged that US warplanes carried out an airstrike on the checkpoint, but the coalition affirmed that it "did not conduct any airstrike". There was no immediate comment from the US-led coalitio...

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McConnell says he doesn't share Trump's 'concern' about Postal Service

McConnell says he doesn't share Trump's 'concern' about Postal Service

Trump, who himself plans to cast an absentee ballot by mail in Florida, and many other Republicans have opposed an expansion of mail-in voting to accommodate people concerned about going to the polls ...

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Right-wing groups clash with counter protesters in several U.S. states

Right-wing groups clash with counter protesters in several U.S. states

Robinson, who works for MLive , was reporting from a Proud Boys rally and its counterprotest and posted updates on his social media throughout the day. "On Sunday, the prosecutor's office reviewed ch...

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Five dead in Mogadishu hotel attack

Five dead in Mogadishu hotel attack

A witness, Ahmed Ali, said he had heard "a huge blast at the hotel, gunfire followed, and then clouds of smoke". Jihadist group Al-Shabaab has claimed responsibility for a hours-long siege that oc...

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Exiled former Spanish king Juan Carlos confirmed to be in UAE

Exiled former Spanish king Juan Carlos confirmed to be in UAE

In a very brief statement , the Palacio de la Zarzuela has indicated that "His Majesty King Juan Carlos has indicated to the House of His Majesty the King to communicate that on the 3rd of this month...

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HK, US to discuss 'made in China' label

HK, US to discuss 'made in China' label

The news of the credit union's move came amid concerns over US sanctions imposed last week against officials in Hong Kong , including Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam, former Police Commissione...

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Finance Minister Bill Morneau resigns

Finance Minister Bill Morneau resigns

Bill Morneau said he would not run for parliament again and would instead seek to become the next secretary general of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). Trudeau, who ca...

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Man punches great white shark to save wife: 'You just react'

Man punches great white shark to save wife: 'You just react'

People do anything to save their loved ones from troubles, and one man in Australia went into a fist-fight with a shark to save his wife. "She is in pretty good spirits, still strong and hopefully...

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China restaurant apologises for weighing customers - WeirdNews

China restaurant apologises for weighing customers - WeirdNews

Effective July 2018, access to full reports will only be available with a subscription. A restaurant chain in China publicly apologized for weighing customers to give them menu recommendations befor...

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New Zealand's Jacinda Ardern delays national elections by four weeks

New Zealand's Jacinda Ardern delays national elections by four weeks

Chief among those is the three-month "regulated period" under which candidates, political parties and third-party individuals or organisations face limits on election expenses and Parliamentary Servic...

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Stone Mountain in Georgia closes ahead of white nationalist rally, counterprotest

Stone Mountain in Georgia closes ahead of white nationalist rally, counterprotest

The group was not given a permit, but members still showed up at the state park and were met by counter-protesters. Some of the counterprotesters burned a Confederate flag, and a shoving match broke...

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USA forces target Assad checkpoint in northern Syria

USA forces target Assad checkpoint in northern Syria

The coalition forces returned fire but did not sustain any casualties, according to the statement. Officials said the American troops alongside Syrian Democratic Forces were conducting a routine ant...

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New COVID-19 Cases Reported in Manitowoc County Over the Weekend

New COVID-19 Cases Reported in Manitowoc County Over the Weekend

Coffey county is reporting 3 new cases, increasing the number of active cases to 4. Here are your coronavirus updates for August 16, 2020. Shelby County added 229 new cases of COVID-19 on test r...

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A rare fire tornado is spotted near a blaze in California

A rare fire tornado is spotted near a blaze in California

The cause of the Loyalton fire is under investigation. The heat and smoke from the ongoing wildfires sent pollution levels soaring to highs not seen in decades as air quality plummeted. Evacuation o...

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Trump Sets Sights on New Chinese Companies to Target, Such as Alibaba

Trump Sets Sights on New Chinese Companies to Target, Such as Alibaba

Microsoft is in talks to buy up the TikTok app from ByteDance . TikTok ended the practice last November after 15 months of data collection, the report said . Only time will tell if TikTok wi...

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Lawsuit against Trump, postal chief seeks proper funding

Lawsuit against Trump, postal chief seeks proper funding

DeJoy has framed the changes, including eliminating overtime , as cost-cutting measures. After trucks were seen hauling mailboxes away in MA towns, the United States Postal Service says it will s...

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Hostages released after standoff with Texas police

Hostages released after standoff with Texas police

The shooting began an hours-long standoff that lasted throughout the evening on Sunday and well into Monday morning. The Cedar Park police and fire departments have closed the southbound lane of Bagda...

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China registers vaccine against Covid-19

China registers vaccine against Covid-19

At a global level, nearly all states are carrying out tests and research in order to develop an COVID-19 vaccine as soon as possible. The UK government is continuing its COVID-19 vaccine buying spre...

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Pelosi calls for House to return this week for Postal Service vote

Pelosi calls for House to return this week for Postal Service vote

The president said candidly in April that mail-in voting "doesn't work out well for Republicans". "We want to make sure that the post office runs properly, and it hasn't run properly for many year...

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More infectious coronavirus strain with D614G mutation found in Malaysia

More infectious coronavirus strain with D614G mutation found in Malaysia

But the bright side is that patients infected with the new strain of the coronavirus were not more severely affected, according to the study . "This order is especially important to know when we ha...

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Japan PM leaves hospital after check-up amid health concerns

Japan PM leaves hospital after check-up amid health concerns

Abe abruptly resigned in 2007 one year into his first stint as the nation's leader, due to an intestinal disease. Abe has been on a summer break recently, as has much of Japan. However, the Prime Mi...

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National coronavirus death toll surpasses 50,000

National coronavirus death toll surpasses 50,000

According to tracking website Worldometer, the United States, with 170,000 deaths, has a death rate of 3.11 percent while Brazil , with nearly 110,000 fatalities, sees 3.22 percent of those who test ...

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Largest NYPD Union Endorses President Trump

Largest NYPD Union Endorses President Trump

His re-election campaign has been airing television commercials suggesting no one will be there to answer 911 calls if his Democratic rival, former vice president Joe Biden, is elected president. Trum...

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Scorching temperature in US’s Death Valley could be global high

Scorching temperature in US’s Death Valley could be global high

The reading was registered by an automated observation system at 3:41 pm at the Furnace Creek Visitor Center in the USA national park. It's not called Furnace Creek for nothing. While the record is ...

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United Kingdom government U-turns on England school exam grades after uproar

United Kingdom government U-turns on England school exam grades after uproar

The student from Gedling had been given predicted grades of A, B and C by her teachers at Nottingham Girls' High School but was handed a B, C and E. The publication of A-level results last week spar...

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Trump Says He's Fixing 'Disaster' at US Postal Service

Trump Says He's Fixing 'Disaster' at US Postal Service

States that have embraced universal mail voting have documented tiny rates of ballot fraud, data shows. In case you couldn't figure it out on your own, he connected the dots last week while explainin...

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All eyes on Democratic National Convention today

All eyes on Democratic National Convention today

In the USA elections this for the first time that a Democratic presidential candidate has come out with an exclusive policy document for the Indian-Americans. "The convention can fill in the blanks ...

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New Zealand's COVID-19 outbreak grows

New Zealand's COVID-19 outbreak grows

New Zealand's latest coronavirus outbreak probably "came from Australia or Britain", according to officials tracking its source using genome sequencing. "Listed here in New Zealand , we are all op...

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S. Korea reports 279 more COVID-19 cases, 15,318 in total

S. Korea reports 279 more COVID-19 cases, 15,318 in total

The Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (KCDC) reported 197 new cases as of midnight on Saturday, mostly in the Seoul metropolitan area, marking the fourth day of a three-digit tally. J...

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Russian Federation produces first batch of Covid-19 vaccine

Russian Federation produces first batch of Covid-19 vaccine

No COVID-19 vaccine candidate has yet been proven effective against the disease, but around 20 are in clinical trials. Its approval comes before trials that would normally involve thousands of parti...

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New Zealand reports 9 new COVID-19 cases in community

Bloomfield said there was "dissonance" between Ardern's expectation and what was actually happening. "There have always [been] and will always be rumours, but this one smacked of orchestration, of b...

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Belarus protests: Women line the streets of Minsk to protest Lukashenko's crackdown

Belarus protests: Women line the streets of Minsk to protest Lukashenko's crackdown

After large-scale gatherings in Minsk and other cities on Sunday, the protests have become scattered and smaller as police cordoned off city centres and shut down public transport. "This morning t...

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Thousands protest against Thai government as pressure rises

Thousands protest against Thai government as pressure rises

Rallies drawing mostly young people have recently been held nearly daily in Thailand, with participants calling for the resignation of Prayut, who has ruled the country as prime minister since the cou...

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