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ED to meet Jinping in Beijing

ED to meet Jinping in Beijing

The forum on China-Africa cooperation was established in 2000 as a multilateral platform for exchange and cooperation between the Asian giant and African countries. While there are risks that other co...

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Trump defends his public response to McCain's death: 'We had our disagreements'

Trump defends his public response to McCain's death: 'We had our disagreements'

McCain was involved in planning the events around his funeral. Asked by reporters if he meant to visit, Mr Trump said: "I will". Downs says. "So the Right to Try is an example, is something that a...

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Manafort associate charged over Ukraine lobbying

Manafort associate charged over Ukraine lobbying

The charges are spelled out in a criminal information , which often precedes a guilty plea. The defendant is Sam Patten , a GOP operative with business ties to Cambridge Analytica, the Internation...

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Is the Drum Beating on Attorney General Jeff Sessions?

Is the Drum Beating on Attorney General Jeff Sessions?

Sessions infuriated Trump by recusing himself from the investigation into alleged Trump-Russia ties past year which prompted Robert Mueller's appointment as special counsel leading the inquiry. Trum...

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Obama, Bush-but not Trump-give McCain presidential farewell

Obama, Bush-but not Trump-give McCain presidential farewell

The six-term Senator and two-time Republican candidate for president died on Saturday at his ranch near Sedona, Arizona after a yearlong battle with an aggressive form brain cancer. The memorial s...

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Veteran waits at church to see McCain procession

Veteran waits at church to see McCain procession

An estimated 3,500 mourners crowded into an Arizona church Thursday to remember McCain after a motorcade bearing his body made its way past people waving American flags and campaign-style signs. Def...

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Pres. Trump Accuses Bruce, Nellie Ohr Of Colluding With Russia

Pres. Trump Accuses Bruce, Nellie Ohr Of Colluding With Russia

Bruce Ohr has been President Trump's latest target at the Justice Department , and he has threatened to revoke his security clearance. At the same time, Ohr's wife Nellie Ohr was working for F...

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Dutch lawmaker cancels Muhammad cartoon contest

Dutch lawmaker cancels Muhammad cartoon contest

The then governing Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz party (PMLN) was forced to accept the resignation of law minister Zahid Hamid, whom Labbaik held responsible for the change, after seven people were kil...

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Couple ordered to hand over money they raised for homeless veteran

Couple ordered to hand over money they raised for homeless veteran

Kate McClure stands with Johnny, the homeless man that gave her his last 20 dollars to fill her vehicle with gas when it broke down on the side of I-95. About $150,000, Mr D'Amico told NBC on Mond...

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John McCain remembered: Obama, Bush give eulogies at Washington funeral

John McCain remembered: Obama, Bush give eulogies at Washington funeral

Cindy McCain , wife of Sen. Saturday will be headlined by eulogies by two former American presidents Barack Obama and George W. Bush . He died August 25 from brain cancer at age 81. Later, she sa...

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Hurricane Maria death toll lifted

Hurricane Maria death toll lifted

Governor Ricardo Rosselló made the official announcement on Tuesday, following the publication of an estimating the casualties at 2,975. He's also creating a commission to implement recommendations ...

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USA ends funding for UN Palestinian refugee agency

USA ends funding for UN Palestinian refugee agency

UNRWA has faced a cash crisis since the United States, long its biggest donor, earlier this year slashed funding, saying the agency needed to make unspecified reforms and calling on the Palestinians t...

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Bhima Koregaon raids: Centre must produce evidence against activists, says JD(U)

Bhima Koregaon raids: Centre must produce evidence against activists, says JD(U)

A three-judge Bench of the apex court, headed by Chief Justice (CJI) Dipak Misra said that all the accused persons be under house arrest till September 5, while the matter would be taken up for hearin...

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Judge Orders Couple Turn Over Remainder Of $400000 Raised For Homeless Veteran

Homeless man Johnny Bobbitt gave stranded motorist Kate McClure his last $20 last fall. She didn't have money to repay him at the time, but sought him out days later to give him the money, and vis...

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President Trump unblocks political rivals on Twitter following a court ruling

President Trump unblocks political rivals on Twitter following a court ruling

U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday unblocked some additional Twitter users after a federal judge in May said preventing people from following him violated individuals constitutional rights. ...

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Democratic left, Trump loyalists, women win US nominating contests

Democratic left, Trump loyalists, women win US nominating contests

During an interview on Fox News, DeSantis praised Gillum , the mayor of Tallahassee, as "an articulate spokesman" for those holding "far-left views, " but warned he would be damaging to the state. ...

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Calling Corbyn a 'Force for Antisemitism,' Veteran British MP Quits Labour Whip

Calling Corbyn a 'Force for Antisemitism,' Veteran British MP Quits Labour Whip

He said he also hopes to be in a position to seek the whip again as soon as possible. In his resignation letter , Field said Labour is now "a force for anti-Semitism in British politics" as the l...

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Withdrawal of the Land Expropriation Bill: Nonceba Mhlauli

Withdrawal of the Land Expropriation Bill: Nonceba Mhlauli

However, the South African government has said it will not seize land without proper compensation or recourse, according to Foreign Policy . At the height of Zimbabwe's chaotic land expropriation exe...

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Trump wanted to buy dirt collected by National Enquirer over decades

Cohen said on the recording. David Pecker , the chairman of American Media, is a Trump ally who took part in the "catch and kill" plan to bury the story of former Playboy playmate Karen McDougal...

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Biden: Values Mattered Most to McCain

Biden: Values Mattered Most to McCain

One reason John McCain hadn't talked much about his children's military service before he died: He was apparently anxious it could make them a target due to his own prominence. Sidney McCain, the se...

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Moscow Says Syria Is Ready To Accept One Million Returning Refugees

Moscow Says Syria Is Ready To Accept One Million Returning Refugees

It is one of the areas that Russia , Iran and Turkey agreed to "de-escalate" a year ago at a series of talks in the Kazakh capital Astana. Russian Federation will begin a major naval exercise in ...

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At least 4 killed when Phoenix-bound bus crashes in New Mexico

At least 4 killed when Phoenix-bound bus crashes in New Mexico

The State Police of US New Mexico said that many bus passengers were transported with serious injuries. New Mexico State Police said preliminary information showed that the semi-tractor trailer was ...

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North Atlantic Treaty Organisation comments on Russia's upcoming military drills

North Atlantic Treaty Organisation comments on Russia's upcoming military drills

The Minister said that such large-scale maneuvers in Russian Federation was not since 1981. Chinese and Mongolian units will also take part, with Beijing reportedly sending more than 3,000 troops, 3...

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'Mystery' woman ringing Texas doorbell found alive

'Mystery' woman ringing Texas doorbell found alive

Scott Spencer said during a press conference Wednesday that the woman is safe. Police added that the woman's boyfriend appears to have died from a "single gunshot wound". However, by the time the re...

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North Korea will reportedly host its own cryptocurrency and blockchain conference

North Korea will reportedly host its own cryptocurrency and blockchain conference

US President Donald Trump has blamed Beijing for the lack of progress on North Korea's denuclearization, saying China has put North Korea "under tremendous pressure" in response to a trade war Trump...

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White House Counsel Don McGahn Is Reportedly Quitting This Fall

White House Counsel Don McGahn Is Reportedly Quitting This Fall

But his relationship with Trump, by some news accounts, has become more strained in recent weeks when news surfaced that McGahn, with Trump's approval, had voluntarily sat for 30 hours of interviews...

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Donald Trump says China hacked Hillary Clinton's email server

Trump did not go into specific details about the apparent hacking, but the tweet came on the heels of a Daily Caller report that said a Chinese-owned company in Washington, D.C., hacked into Clint...

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Hatch on White House delaying McCain statement: ‘That should not have happened’

Hatch on White House delaying McCain statement: ‘That should not have happened’

John McCain by creating an official group to vet a variety of memorial options. As for how the McCain family is holding up, Rick Davis , his former campaign manager said "It's nearly as if the Sen...

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French fishermen attack British boats 'with smoke bombs' in scallops row

French fishermen attack British boats 'with smoke bombs' in scallops row

The government has contacted the French authorities to insist that the British scallop boats were fishing legally and has said it is monitoring vessels in the disputed area. A spokesman said: "We are ...

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May dons dancing shoes in SA

May dons dancing shoes in SA

On the first day of a three-day visit to the continent, the prime minister insisted trade deals with countries like South Africa would be a prize for "global Britain" after it leaves the European Uni...

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Rouhani vows to defeat ‘anti-Iranian’ officials in the White House

Rouhani vows to defeat ‘anti-Iranian’ officials in the White House

Iran's parliament members reportedly wished to question Rouhani on the decline of the country's currency, the rial, which has lost more than 50 percent of its value since January, in addition to ma...

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John McCain: White House urged to lower flags for senator

John McCain: White House urged to lower flags for senator

The lack of a proclamation was viewed by some as a disrespectful act reflecting the president's dislike for McCain, which Trump continued to express publicly, even as recently as last week. Davis also...

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Flags at White House back at full staff after McCain’s death

Flags at White House back at full staff after McCain’s death

Bush have reportedly been invited to deliver eulogies. Instead of the official statement, Mr. Trump tweeted his condolences. The flags were lowered Saturday night following McCain's death from ...

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French environment minister quits live on radio with anti-Macron broadside

French environment minister quits live on radio with anti-Macron broadside

Recruiting Hulot as a minister had been a coup for Macron , who has sought to position France as a champion in the fight against environmental degradation and as a counterweight to the climate change...

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US Senator John McCain to lie in state in Arizona today

The receiver is set to speak before former Vice President Joe Biden. Two men who defeated him for the presidency - George W. Bush in the 2000 GOP presidential primary and Barack Obama in the 2008 ge...

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Bees swarm hot dog stand in Times Square

Bees swarm hot dog stand in Times Square

Of course, a bee vacuum cleaner was a bit of a novelty for the folks living in the big, big smoke of NY, so it was all over social media. Midtown Manhattan is all abuzz about #NYPD's ability to bee a ...

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Texan says he’s selling 3D-printed gun plans after ruling

Texan says he’s selling 3D-printed gun plans after ruling

Wilson also encouraged the public to participate in his continued efforts at digitization, inviting others to join the third-party marketplace, sell their own files and share in 50 percent of profits....

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Federal judge blocks release of blueprints for 3D-printed guns

Federal judge blocks release of blueprints for 3D-printed guns

In July, the Department of Justice reached a settlement with Texas-based company Defense Distributed to freely publish the files for the 3D-printed firearms and other information online beginning Au...

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USA security advisor says United States might attack Syria again

USA security advisor says United States might attack Syria again

Russian defence ministry spokesman Igor Konashenkov said in a statement that the jihadist group Hayat Tahrir al-Sham is "preparing another provocation of the "use of chemical weapons " by Syrian go...

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More than four meters in New Zealand found a giant squid

More than four meters in New Zealand found a giant squid

According to The Sun , Daniel, Jack, and Matthew Aplin were on a trip to Wellington's south coast when they saw a beached squid that immediately stood out for being larger than any other squ...

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