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Shells hit Syria's Idlib as rebels brace for assault

Shells hit Syria's Idlib as rebels brace for assault

In a statement , U.S. State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert said both Pompeo and Çavuşoğlu "agreed any [Bashar al-] Assad regime military offensive in Idlib would be an unacceptable, reckles...

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Ayanna Pressley's Surprise Upset Shows Women Of Color's Power In Democratic Politics

Ayanna Pressley's Surprise Upset Shows Women Of Color's Power In Democratic Politics

Pressley's win echoed that of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's over the long-time representative Joe Crowley in NY, and the ascent of Stacey Abrams in Georgia, who - if she wins - will become the first Af...

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White House Responds to Woodward Book

White House Responds to Woodward Book

He always knows where I stand, and he and I both know this story is total B.S. Woodward says the 448-page book, set to be released next Tuesday, cites mostly anonymous sources. "'So it sounds like y...

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CCTV catches botched attack on USA embassy in Cairo

CCTV catches botched attack on USA embassy in Cairo

The man was then thrown to the ground by security forces as the fire was extinguished, the witness said . The Embassy also warned public transport was likely to be disrupted "due to the incident". ...

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Labour's antisemitism row: Jeremy Corbyn pleases no one. amusing that

Labour's antisemitism row: Jeremy Corbyn pleases no one. amusing that

She said: "There are great supporters of the Israeli state, there are leading Jewish commentators who have been trying to say to us as a Labour party for months that you can except this definitio...

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Russian nationals named as suspects in Salisbury poisonings

Russian nationals named as suspects in Salisbury poisonings

British prosecutors on Wednesday named two Russian suspects wanted for a nerve agent attack on a former Russian spy and his daughter in the English city of Salisbury. "Charlie told police he f...

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U.S. soldier killed, another wounded in East of Afghanistan

U.S. soldier killed, another wounded in East of Afghanistan

The service member who was wounded in the attack is in stable condition, U.S. Forces Afghanistan said. "This is only part of the coalition's work towards an Afghan security solution, but it is a vit...

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Donald Trump denies calling his attorney general ‘mentally retarded’

Donald Trump denies calling his attorney general ‘mentally retarded’

Duncan Hunter of Alpine, who was charged last month with spending campaign funds on personal expenses and falsifying federal reports on his political finances, and Chris Collins of NY, who two we...

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United Kingdom ex-minister Boris Johnson blasts PM May's Brexit plan

United Kingdom ex-minister Boris Johnson blasts PM May's Brexit plan

We speak to employers who have been told virtually nothing about plans for next March - and are seriously anxious about the future for their staff and their businesses. "They didn't predict the fina...

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Bridge collapses in Kolkata

Bridge collapses in Kolkata

Our priority is relief and rescue", she said. Banerjee, who was in the Darjeeling hills, said she would reach Capital Kolkata Wednesday morning and visit the accident site. One man died from head in...

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Typhoon Jebi lashes Japan

Typhoon Jebi lashes Japan

More than 750 flights have already been cancelled and runways at Osaka's Kansai International Airport flooded , according to NHK . As of Tuesday morning ET, the storm still had sustained winds of...

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Turkey designates Syria’s Tahrir al-Sham as terrorist group

Turkey designates Syria’s Tahrir al-Sham as terrorist group

A week later, State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert confirmed Bolton's statement, saying the U.S. "Throughout their trip, Ambassador Jeffrey... More than 350,000 people have been killed in...

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Typhoon set to bring rain, powerful winds to much of Japan

Typhoon set to bring rain, powerful winds to much of Japan

A powerful typhoon is headed toward Japan's southern Pacific coast and is likely to rip through western Japan on Tuesday, with the national weather agency warning it may be the strongest typhoon to ma...

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2 women caned for ‘attempting lesbian sex’ in Malaysia

2 women caned for ‘attempting lesbian sex’ in Malaysia

Calling it an "appalling day" for human rights in Malaysia, another activist called the act atrocious. The women, aged 32 and 22, had pleaded guilty last month to attempting lesbian sex, forbidden...

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Trump criticizes A.G. Sessions for charges against Rep. Collins

Trump criticizes A.G. Sessions for charges against Rep. Collins

Duncan Hunter of Alpine, who was charged last month with spending campaign funds on personal expenses and falsifying federal reports on his political finances, and Chris Collins of NY, who two week...

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Washington D.C. Woman Smashes Greyhound Bus, Runs Driver Over 3 Times

Washington D.C. Woman Smashes Greyhound Bus, Runs Driver Over 3 Times

According to a police report obtained by WTOP , the situation turned violent after Silver, in her Audi A8 , attempted to illegally pass the Greyhound bus and managed to sideswipe another vehicle. DC...

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Iranian convoy hit by air strikes near USA base in Syria: Observatory

Besides the military airport, the al-Mazzeh area is home to embassies, security buildings and the homes of some members of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's inner circle, according to opposition acti...

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Texas woman takes off with baby after crashing auto in chase

Texas woman takes off with baby after crashing auto in chase

Rodriguez then attempted to carjack another vehicle, also with a woman and child inside, but troopers blocked that truck in and got everyone out. The footage released by the Texas Department of Saf...

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United Kingdom calls for 'immediate' release of Reuters reporters in Myanmar

United Kingdom calls for 'immediate' release of Reuters reporters in Myanmar

Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo - who both have young daughters and have not seen their families outside of prison visits and court hearings for almost nine months - were then taken back to prison. Theresa M...

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Young Australian Model has died while holidaying in Greece

Young Australian Model has died while holidaying in Greece

The young Australian woman who died mysteriously onboard a super yacht in the Greek Islands was on the final day of her job as part of the yacht's crew. "I have unfortunately received the worst news...

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McCain ends 81-year journey with burial at Naval Academy

McCain ends 81-year journey with burial at Naval Academy

A horse-drawn caisson carrying the senator's casket led a procession of mourners from the academy's chapel to its cemetery Sunday following a private service. "John understood that America was first ...

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Missing After Boats Collide, Sink on Colorado River

Missing After Boats Collide, Sink on Colorado River

In the crash on Saturday night, a boat with 10 people and a craft carrying six people struck each other and everyone aboard was thrown into the water near Arizona's border with California. "It is bein...

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Gordon Brown Tells Jeremy Corbyn Labour Must 'Unequivocally' Adopt Anti-Semitism Definition

Gordon Brown Tells Jeremy Corbyn Labour Must 'Unequivocally' Adopt Anti-Semitism Definition

Former MP Ivor Caplin, who is chair of the Jewish Labour Movement , said it and other groups were prepared to have a dialogue with leader Jeremy Corbyn but only if he made it "very clear" that he wou...

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Wisconsin Amber Alert: Phoenix Dickens abducted from Milwaukee

Wisconsin Amber Alert: Phoenix Dickens abducted from Milwaukee

Authorities also say he may be in the company of an unidentified black male, approximately 25 years old, wearinng a white tank top and black basketball shorts with a "AND1" logo. Once inside the vehic...

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Dem senator: Confidential documents would 'strongly bolster' argument against Kavanaugh's nomination

Dem senator: Confidential documents would 'strongly bolster' argument against Kavanaugh's nomination

That decision, relayed in a letter late Friday, just days before confirmation hearings are set to begin Tuesday, is a move top Senate Democrat Chuck Schumer of NY called a "Friday night document mas...

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Trump threatens to exclude Canada from new NAFTA deal

Trump threatens to exclude Canada from new NAFTA deal

Congress as well", he wrote in an email. "It also seems to be working in Turkey; it seems to be working in Iran; it seems to be working in Russia where the sanctions are really hurting the Russian eco...

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Philippines leader criticised over rape comments

Philippines leader criticised over rape comments

In an argument on Friday, Gabriela, a Philippines women's rights network, stressed that rape is a punishable crime under Filipino law. Throughout his presidency, Duterte has come out with crude an...

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Russia's Putin says killing of Ukraine rebel leader a 'dastardly' crime

Russia's Putin says killing of Ukraine rebel leader a 'dastardly' crime

Officials led by President Vladimir Putin's spokesman said the murder would further derail the Ukraine peace deal brokered by Germany and France in the Belarussian capital Minsk in 2015. Putin cal...

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Ugandan opposition lawmaker heads to US for medical treatmentNaija247news

Ugandan opposition lawmaker heads to US for medical treatmentNaija247news

The MP's global lawyer, Robert Amsterdam, said: " Bobi Wine was fully within his rights to travel for medical treatment". "Any medical doctor who conducts any medical procedure on MPs Hon Zaake & H...

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Amsterdam stab victims were US citizens

Amsterdam stab victims were US citizens

Dutch police told a news agency that the attacker claims he did not single his two victims out and did not know they were US citizens. Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte confirmed on Twitter that the i...

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Deputy shoots gunman at Del Mar Racetrack before Ice Cube concert

Deputy shoots gunman at Del Mar Racetrack before Ice Cube concert

Authorities said a man fired his gun near the race track and a deputy returned fire. According to witnesses, at the end of a race at the track the crowd was getting restless as people filed in for t...

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China's Xi offers $60bn in financial support to Africa

China's Xi offers $60bn in financial support to Africa

President Mnangagwa and his wife were seen off at the Robert Gabriel Mugabe International Airport by Vice President Retired General Dr Constantino Chiwenga, Environment, Water and Climate Minister Cde...

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Brazil's 200-year-old national museum hit by huge fire

Brazil's 200-year-old national museum hit by huge fire

Roberto Robadey, a spokesman for the Rio fire department, is quoted by the Associated Press news agency as saying that the hydrants closest to the museum were not working and that firefighters had to ...

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JD CEO's arrest steps on governance landmine

JD CEO's arrest steps on governance landmine

China's foreign ministry said Monday it is looking into the circumstances surrounding the arrest of e-commerce billionaire Liu Qiangdong, also known as Richard Liu , in the USA on suspicion of crimi...

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Myanmar jails two journalists for 7 years for breaching state secrets act

Myanmar jails two journalists for 7 years for breaching state secrets act

Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo were arrested while carrying official documents which had just been given to them by police officers. "The time already served by the defendants from Dec 12 will be taken into ...

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Foul play not suspected in Australian woman's death on-board Greek yacht

Reports indicate she died on Thursday, but her death was confirmed today. Authorities have ordered the yacht to remain at the port as the investigation continues. "Excitement is an understatement". ...

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Hasina ready to help Imran Khan for the good of Pakistanis

Hasina ready to help Imran Khan for the good of Pakistanis

US President Donald Trump withdrew the US from the agreement this year and announced the re-imposition of economic sanctions that had been lifted as part of the deal. Unlike past practices, the new 18...

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Court majority blocks ex-president in Brazil

Court majority blocks ex-president in Brazil

Brazil's general elections will be held on October 7. Under Brazilian law, da Silva is ineligible to run because his conviction was upheld on an initial appeal. On Saturday, Haddad was scheduled to ...

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Pentagon Cancels $300 Million Military Aid To Pakistan Ahead Of Pompeo Visit

Pentagon Cancels $300 Million Military Aid To Pakistan Ahead Of Pompeo Visit

Ali J. Siddiqui, Pakistan's ambassador to the US, confirmed to NBC News last month that the USA has also axed a long-standing military training program between the two countries. The Pentagon is shown...

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Summer time could last all year if the European Union gets its way

Summer time could last all year if the European Union gets its way

The European Commission will decide on Friday to recommend the scrapping of the biannual daylight-savings time changes and keep clocks permanently on summertime, commission president Jean-Claude Ju...

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