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Geraldo Rivera, post-Mollie Tibbetts murder, pleads for 'compassion' for immigrants

Geraldo Rivera, post-Mollie Tibbetts murder, pleads for 'compassion' for immigrants

While presidents have approached undocumented immigrants living in the U.S.in vastly different ways, Republicans and Democratic administrations - under heavy lobbying from the agricultural industry - ...

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Rohingya seek ‘justice’ on crackdown anniversary

Rohingya seek ‘justice’ on crackdown anniversary

Suu Kyi's government has rejected most allegations of atrocities made against the security forces by refugees . It has built massive "transit" camps - some with room for 30,000 - for any returnees....

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US Imposes New Russia Sanctions

US Imposes New Russia Sanctions "Until Change in Russian Behavior"

New anti-Russian US sanctions will take effect August 27. They now contain about 450 Russian economic entities", Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov. Top Photo | Russian President Vladimir Putin ...

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Huge 7.1-Magnitude Earthquake Hits Peru, Shakes Chile, Colombia

Huge 7.1-Magnitude Earthquake Hits Peru, Shakes Chile, Colombia

It was reportedly too deep to cause a Tsunami, officials said. The natural disaster earlier reported was of magnitude 8 but it slowly upgraded to 8.2. USGS also revealed that very few earthquakes ta...

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President Trump escalates feud with Sessions

President Trump escalates feud with Sessions

Interested in Trump Administration? "So unfair Jeff, Double Standard". Trump responded in an early morning tweet , saying: "Jeff, this is GREAT, what everyone wants, so look into all of the corrup...

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Trump's Bad Week: One-By-One The President's Men Turn Against Him

A spokeswoman for the U.S. Attorney's Office in Manhattan, which has been leading the Cohen probe, declined to comment, as did the White House. While it emerged that the New York District Attorney's...

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Bill Shorten praises outgoing Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull

Bill Shorten praises outgoing Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull

The US President - who congratulated Morrison on his elevation in a tweet on Saturday and said there are "no greater friends than the United States and Australia " has not visited the country since h...

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Travel advisory issued after 8 bodies found on streets of Cancun

Travel advisory issued after 8 bodies found on streets of Cancun

There are five Mexican states that are on the State Department's "Level Four: Reconsider Travel" list - along with the likes of war-torn countries like Syria or unsafe regimes like North Korea's. Acco...

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26 children killed by coalition strikes in Yemen

26 children killed by coalition strikes in Yemen

The two statements - both unusually strong for the United Nations - highlight the growing concern over what appear to be especially indiscriminate attacks in a war already marked by high civilian ca...

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Death toll in Indonesia's Lombok island earthquakes surpasses 550

Death toll in Indonesia's Lombok island earthquakes surpasses 550

The shallow 6.9-magnitude quake levelled tens of thousands of homes, mosques, and businesses across Lombok on August 5. Many victims were killed by falling debris as the tremors rippled across t...

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Ireland prepares for Pope visit amid Catholic abuse and adoption scandals

Ireland prepares for Pope visit amid Catholic abuse and adoption scandals

After arriving at Dublin Airport he will travel to Áras an Uachtaráin, the residence of Irish President Michael Higgins, where he will plant a tree and the two will have a private meeting. Pope Franci...

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Huge Cross-Border Drug Tunnel From Mexico Found In Former KFC Outlet

Huge Cross-Border Drug Tunnel From Mexico Found In Former KFC Outlet

Once inside they found a tunnel in the kitchen area. They began monitoring its owner, Ivan López, and stopped him in his vehicle earlier this month. Lopez is being held in federal detention without ...

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Saudi Seeks Death Penalty for Woman Activist: Campaigners

Saudi Seeks Death Penalty for Woman Activist: Campaigners

It comes as Saudi Arabia takes an increasingly combative approach to worldwide criticism of its human rights record, imposing a raft of sanctions against Canada after it spoke out earlier this mon...

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John and Susan Cooper: Thomas Cook removes holidaymakers from Egyptian hotel

John and Susan Cooper: Thomas Cook removes holidaymakers from Egyptian hotel

According to Thomas Cook , the Steigenberger Aqua Magic Hotel was last audited by the travel firm in July and received an overall score of 96%. She said: "I watched them die before my very eyes a...

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Trump cuts more than $200 million in US aid to Palestinians

Trump cuts more than $200 million in US aid to Palestinians

The move "takes into account the challenges the global community faces in providing assistance in Gaza, where Hamas control endangers the lives of Gaza's citizens and degrades an already dire humanita...

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Uganda MP, Bobi Wine charged with treason in civilian court

Uganda MP, Bobi Wine charged with treason in civilian court

Bobi Wine will remain in remand until 30th August this year. However, Bobi Wine now faces fresh charges of treason "for stoning the Presidential motorcade" brought forward by the Gulu Magistrates...

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Britain faces sperm shortage in case of no-deal Brexit

Britain faces sperm shortage in case of no-deal Brexit

EU Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier has made further calls to "de-dramatise" the Irish backstop issue which is the most intractable issue in closing the withdrawal agreement. Some 250,000 British reti...

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IAEA: No indication of halt in North Korea's nuclear programme

IAEA: No indication of halt in North Korea's nuclear programme

US officials have been trying to persuade North Korea to declare the extent of its weapons programs, something Pyongyang had always refused to do in past failed rounds of talks. In his speech last w...

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United States ambassador pays farewell call on PM Imran

United States ambassador pays farewell call on PM Imran

The US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has called on Pakistan to take "decisive action" against all terrorists operating in the country. In his victory speech last month after winning the July 25 p...

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China Trade Talks End With No Sign of Progress

China Trade Talks End With No Sign of Progress

U.S. trade officials are set to hold talks on Wednesday with Chinese and Mexican negotiators, fueling cautious optimism that further confrontations might be averted even as a new round of tariffs ...

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Scott Morrison to become Australia's next prime minister

Scott Morrison to become Australia's next prime minister

Today, August 24, 2018, Turnbull stepped aside and did not recontest after the party voted for a spill in the leadership. Scott Morrison is the country's sixth prime minister in the last eight years...

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Dan Patrick says CNN, MSNBC 'accomplices' in Mollie Tibbetts' murder

Dan Patrick says CNN, MSNBC 'accomplices' in Mollie Tibbetts' murder

Yet few news organizations call him an illegal alien or an illegal immigrant. Her death has sparked national outrage and a debate, fueled by President Donald Trump's fear of foreigners, between thos...

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South Africa condemns false claims as Trump white farmers row continues

South Africa condemns false claims as Trump white farmers row continues

The State Department's own human rights reports on South Africa makes no mention of white citizens being the targets of violence or land theft. Trump appeared to be responding to a segment on ...

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Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe released from Iran jail for three days

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe released from Iran jail for three days

Charity worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has been given temporary release from prison in Iran for three days, her British husband Richard Ratcliffe said . British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt also c...

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Woman jailed for leaking secret USA report on Russian hacking

Woman jailed for leaking secret USA report on Russian hacking

Reality Winner was sentenced Thursday by a federal judge in Augusta, Georgia . Her plea deal brought the longest sentence ever for the crime of leaking classified information to the media. "[Winne...

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Facebook removes over 600 pages for midterm election meddling

Facebook removes over 600 pages for midterm election meddling

The spread of misinformation meant to foment political discord and stir unrest continues to be a concern less than three months out from a consequential midterm election . In the case of Twitter,...

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New York AG plans criminal investigation into Michael Cohen's taxes

New York AG plans criminal investigation into Michael Cohen's taxes

Sorry, I'm giving you a fact now that you don't know. That America has no desire for a political struggle to the death over impeachment is evident. Michael Cohen , US President Donald Trump's f...

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Lanny Davis: Michael Cohen Would Testify To Congress About Trump Without Immunity

Lanny Davis: Michael Cohen Would Testify To Congress About Trump Without Immunity

DETROW: Yeah. He is pretty defiant and defensive in a series of tweets this morning. Mr Davis said: "Today he stood up and testified under oath that Donald Trump directed him to commit a crime b...

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President Trump tweets that Mike Pompeo will not be visiting North Korea

President Trump tweets that Mike Pompeo will not be visiting North Korea

Trump blamed a lack of "sufficient progress with respect to the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula" for the trip's cancellation. "I look forward to seeing him soon!" Pompeo had not said he exp...

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Hunter protesters: 'Nobody is above the law'

Hunter protesters: 'Nobody is above the law'

Hunter did admit that he said "f**k the Navy" after his request for a tour of a naval base in Italy was turned down. Even as the five-term incumbent was under investigation by the FBI, Hunter easily...

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