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Australia’s ‘accidental prime minister’ Scott Morrison promises stability

Australia’s ‘accidental prime minister’ Scott Morrison promises stability

Stepping up to become Australia's sixth prime minister in less than 10 years, Morrison has inherited leadership of a coalition between the Liberal and National parties whose one-seat majority will...

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Two people killed in Paris knife attack

Two people killed in Paris knife attack

The attack took place in the Paris suburb of Trappes on Thursday morning. "But remember that in 2017 we had three claims of responsibility that were outlandish by Islamic State ... He was shot by...

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Pakistan disputes United States account of Pompeo-Khan phone call

Pakistan disputes United States account of Pompeo-Khan phone call

Pakistan's newly-elected Prime Minister Imran Khan had earlier said that his Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf ( PTI ) government favoured good relations with India and wanted to see leaders of the two count...

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Sessions bites back as Trump says impeachment would sink economy

Sessions bites back as Trump says impeachment would sink economy

Trump knew ahead of time". "I will tell you what, if I ever got impeached, I think the market would crash, I think everybody would be very poor", the president warned in an interview aired Thursd...

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Kerala floods: Tussle over Rs 700-crore aid offer from UAE

Kerala floods: Tussle over Rs 700-crore aid offer from UAE

It was during the first Congress-led UPA government that the rules were altered that financial assistance from foreign countries should not be accepted after natural disasters. Despite bad weather, he...

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We were not surprised by the court's decision - Mnangagwa

We were not surprised by the court's decision - Mnangagwa

Lawyers for the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) opposition argued that the results should be annulled due to "massive doctoring" of the July 30 vote. The MDC's appeal, which was lodged hours befo...

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Trump may force Justice Department to turn over documents

Trump may force Justice Department to turn over documents

President Trump is renewing calls for the death penalty for convicted drug dealers, according to reports. Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort was found guilty on eight counts related to ...

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Judge in Manafort case mulled mistrial over juror's remark

Judge in Manafort case mulled mistrial over juror's remark

One juror, she said, would side with the majority at first, and later claim to have felt "pressured" and want to change her vote. When she and Hannity talked about whether the midterm elections came...

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Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi: 'New audio' of IS leader released

Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi: 'New audio' of IS leader released

If the voice on the audio is confirmed to be that of al-Baghdadi, it would indicate he is still alive. Islamic State, which until previous year controlled large areas in Syria and Iraq , has sinc...

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Crossbenchers refuse to guarantee confidence to a Dutton government

Crossbenchers refuse to guarantee confidence to a Dutton government

Former home affairs minister Peter Dutton's decision to intervene and grant visas to two foreign au pairs in 2015 has been referred to a parliamentary inquiry. "There will be no question time today ...

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South Africa rejects Donald Trump's tweet on farmer killings

South Africa rejects Donald Trump's tweet on farmer killings

It was not immediately available for comment on Mr Trump's tweet. The government tweeted that it "totally rejects this narrow perception which only seeks to divide our nation". Fikeni said Trump's a...

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7.3 quake rocks Venezuela; buildings evacuated in capital

7.3 quake rocks Venezuela; buildings evacuated in capital

The natural disaster, felt throughout the Caribbean, happened at a considerable depth, which limited damage. PDVSA did not immediately comment. Jose Nevada, 35, from the eastern Delta Amacuro state,...

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Taiwan further isolated as El Salvador switches allegiance to China

Taiwan further isolated as El Salvador switches allegiance to China

It cut off relations with Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen's government shortly after she took office in 2016 and has been steadily ratcheting up both diplomatic and economic pressure. El Salvador's F...

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Donald Trump says he's considering pardon for Paul Manafort

Donald Trump says he's considering pardon for Paul Manafort

Jail time was one of the sticking points in the negotiations between the two sides, according to one source. Cohen hinted weeks ago that he might cooperate with federal prosecutors , but it isn't c...

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Trump rages on Mueller following Times report

Trump rages on Mueller following Times report

As the Times recounts.he fired the FBI director; he urged the attorney general to renounce his recusal from the investigation and resume supervision of it; and he threatened to fire the special co...

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Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull fights for survival after leadership challenge

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull fights for survival after leadership challenge

Mr Turnbull's allies said Mr Dutton had not secured the signatures of sufficient MPs to force a second vote. "The cabinet ministers - apart from Peter Dutton - of course, who came to me and told m...

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Seattle’s smoky air headed to Tri-Cities

Seattle’s smoky air headed to Tri-Cities

But the debate over whether this is the "new normal", the old normal or the abnormal is likely to play out for months and years to come. City officials said all Riverfront Park attractions closed Mo...

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President Trump releases video on Tibbetts case, immigration

President Trump releases video on Tibbetts case, immigration

Investigators say Rivera led them to a body believed to be Tibbetts early Tuesday. Smith said also she supports comprehensive immigration reform, including border security and a path to citizenshi...

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No change in Malaysia's policy on Beijing, says Mahathir

No change in Malaysia's policy on Beijing, says Mahathir

Malaysia's new government has called for drastic cuts to the projects' ballooning cost, which it estimates at more than $22 billion. The projects are key components in Xi's signature "Belt and Road"...

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Man Admits Wife's Murder, Blames Her for Daughter's Deaths

Man Admits Wife's Murder, Blames Her for Daughter's Deaths

He told police he then flew into a rage and strangled his wife, loaded the bodies into his work truck and and disposed of them at his work site. He claims he then saw Shanann strangling Celeste (3),...

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On Fox News, Trump says hush money was ‘not a campaign violation’

On Fox News, Trump says hush money was ‘not a campaign violation’

Even so, Trump tells Earhardt he only knew "later on". Trump told Reuters on Monday that he'd made a decision to stay out of the investigation but "could run it if I want ". The jury's decision incr...

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Millions of Muslims begin hajj pilgrimage at Mecca’s Grand Mosque

Millions of Muslims begin hajj pilgrimage at Mecca’s Grand Mosque

The hajj offers pilgrims an opportunity to feel closer to God amid the Muslim world's many challenges, including the threat of extremists in the Mideast after the Islamic State group was beaten back i...

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Israel closes people crossing with Gaza after border violence

Israel closes people crossing with Gaza after border violence

Since the end of March, Palestinians have been protesting at the Gaza border in a bid to bring an end to the Israeli-Egyptian blockade of Gaza. Israeli Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman said in a s...

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S. Korean families gather on eve of rare reunion

S. Korean families gather on eve of rare reunion

Many of the South Korean participants in the reunions will be war refugees who were born in North Korea. She made it to the South with her daughter, who was on her back as a baby. The Koreas will hol...

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US Indicts Two Iranians for Allegedly Spying for Tehran

US Indicts Two Iranians for Allegedly Spying for Tehran

The two men, arrested August 9, could each face as much as 35 years in prison if convicted. The Iranian agents were tasked with collecting intelligence on "entities and individuals considered by the...

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Europe must 'pay price' to save nuclear deal: Iran FM

Europe must 'pay price' to save nuclear deal: Iran FM

With the same objectives, he added, Washington has created a task force which dreams of repeating that history through pressure, disinformation and demagoguery. US President Donald Trump pulled out ...

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Brazil sends troops after Venezuelan immigrants attacked in border town

Brazil sends troops after Venezuelan immigrants attacked in border town

Brazil is sending troops to its border with Venezuela amid growing tensions in the Brazilian border town of Pacaraima in the state of Roraima, after Venezuelan immigrants were blamed for robbing and s...

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Afghanistan: Ahead of Eid celebrations, Taliban rockets hit near Kabul presidency

Afghanistan: Ahead of Eid celebrations, Taliban rockets hit near Kabul presidency

Danish further added that two security personnel have been slightly wounded during the clashes with the militants. The brief respite spurred hopes that a new path was opening for possible peace talk...

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North Korea's Kim criticises his country's health sector

North Korea's Kim criticises his country's health sector

President Donald Trump met with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Singapore on June 12 and the next day declared in a tweet , "There is no longer a Nuclear Threat from North Korea". However, sev...

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UAE offers Rs 700 crore to rebuild flood-ravaged Kerala

UAE offers Rs 700 crore to rebuild flood-ravaged Kerala

The Cabinet meet on Tuesday chose to formulate a comprehensive project aimed at relief, rehabilitation and reconstruction of the state , and submit the same before the Centre. "We have chose to appro...

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