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Model's worrying Instagram post before mystery death on billionaire's yacht

Authorities contacted by The Times said initial evidence pointed to the possibility of suicide after a crew member found Ms McNamara hanging on the rear deck of the yacht, which is owned by the Mexica...

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Saudi-led Coalition Admits 'Mistakes' In Yemen Airstrike That Killed 40 Children

Saudi-led Coalition Admits 'Mistakes' In Yemen Airstrike That Killed 40 Children

The attack on a bus carrying dozens of schoolboys on a field trip was later revealed by CNN to have been carried out by an American-made bomb sold to Saudi Arabia , raising questions about whether...

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Bobi Wine, Zaake Intercepted at Entebbe Airport, Admitted at Kiruddu

Bobi Wine, Zaake Intercepted at Entebbe Airport, Admitted at Kiruddu

On demands by the police to have Bobi Wine and Zaake subjected to medical tests in a government facility, Ms Kyagulanyi vehemently downplayed it arguing that the people who inflicted pain on his hus...

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Trump ready to slap tariffs on US$200 billion of China imports

Trump ready to slap tariffs on US$200 billion of China imports

Treasuries, the dollar and the yen held on to gains. Turkey's lira rose after the country raised taxes on dollar deposits, making it more attractive for investors to plow money into the local curren...

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Meghan McCain paid tribute to her dad, John McCain, with Trump drags

Meghan McCain paid tribute to her dad, John McCain, with Trump drags

McCain's design of his service was seen as a final message to the country about his wish for bipartisanship. "That some values transcend party", Obama said . Former US President George W. Bush s...

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East Ukraine mourns rebel leader after blast

East Ukraine mourns rebel leader after blast

An ambulance drives through a cordon near a cafe, where separatists leader Alexander Zakharchenko was killed , in Donetsk on Friday. Moscow has denied providing the separatist forces with weapons...

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Theresa May says United Kingdom supports South Africa land reform

Theresa May says United Kingdom supports South Africa land reform

Current British Prime Minister Theresa May was certainly more circumspect during a visit to South Africa this week, telling journalists her government fully supported the country's land reform pro...

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106-year-old John McCain’s mother, Roberta, attends son’s burial services

106-year-old John McCain’s mother, Roberta, attends son’s burial services

The longtime Arizona senator, who died from brain cancer on August 25, was borne into the Capitol by representatives from the different branches of the armed services before former colleagues, frien...

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Toronto gunfight causes evacuation of mall

Toronto gunfight causes evacuation of mall

They described them as: one black man in his twenties wearing a black jacket with a hood and blue jeans, and one skinny mixed race man in his twenties with a black handgun. "Someone called here in tea...

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Geert Wilders cancels Prophet Muhammad cartoon competition

Geert Wilders cancels Prophet Muhammad cartoon competition

Physical depictions of the prophet are forbidden in Islam and are deeply offensive to Muslims. In Pakistan , such blasphemy is punishable by death and the mere accusation of it can cause lynchings....

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PM Khan urges Japan to support Pakistan in education, vocational training

PM Khan urges Japan to support Pakistan in education, vocational training

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee General Joseph F. Dunford, who also attended the briefing, said the United States had "permanent interests in South Asia " and wanted to "maintain a pr...

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Netanyahu’s wife, son suspected of bribery

Netanyahu’s wife, son suspected of bribery

In response to the report, the Netanyahu family issued a statement claiming, "There is no end to the absurdity, and in any case the coverage of Prime Minister Netanyahu at Walla was and regularly ...

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Iran top diplomat in surprise Syria talks with Erdogan

Iran top diplomat in surprise Syria talks with Erdogan

Jeffrey and his delegation will "underscore that the United States will respond to any chemical weapons attack perpetrated by the Syrian regime", the State Department said in a statement. Ankara fea...

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Washington Operative Who Lobbied For Ukrainian Party Charged

Washington Operative Who Lobbied For Ukrainian Party Charged

Sam Patten entered his plea in Federal Court in Washington shortly after prosecutors released a charging document that accused him of performing lobbying and consulting work in the United States bu...

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UN calls on China to free Uighurs from re-education camps

UN calls on China to free Uighurs from re-education camps

The U.S. lawmakers' letter called for "a tough, targeted, and global response ". A group of USA lawmakers are calling on their government to impose sanctions including asset freezes and visa bans...

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‘Terrorist motive’ for stabbing of two US tourists in Amsterdam, say Dutch

‘Terrorist motive’ for stabbing of two US tourists in Amsterdam, say Dutch

Dutch police have said that they are investigating the incident as a possible terror attack. "We are aware that both victims were United States citizens visiting the Netherlands and have been in t...

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US Extends Travel Ban To North Korea

US Extends Travel Ban To North Korea

News reports have suggested the North may have demanded early rewards for the denuclearization steps it has taken so far. There has been growing worry over the slow pace of getting North Korea to en...

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Iran Citizens ‘lost Faith In Islamic Republic’ - Rouhani

Iran Citizens ‘lost Faith In Islamic Republic’ - Rouhani

On May 8, the US President Donald Trump unlawfully pulled out of Iran nuclear deal and re-imposed sanctions on the country. The move followed Washington's withdrawal from the landmark 2015 nuclear...

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Oppose the ban on Chelsea Manning speaking in Australia!

Oppose the ban on Chelsea Manning speaking in Australia!

On Wednesday the immigration department issued a notice of intention to consider blocking Manning's visa under section 501 of the Migration Act , which allows refusal on "character" grounds . Just...

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Facing protests, Russia’s Putin offers pension concessions

Facing protests, Russia’s Putin offers pension concessions

But the speech also underscored that Putin's popularity is not bulletproof. It was a buck-stops-here moment for Putin, who said the country "will inevitably face serious demographic problems" by the...

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Homeless man sues couple who raised $400,000 for him

Homeless man sues couple who raised $400,000 for him

Of the 400,000 raised, only $150,000 remains. A grateful McClure and her husband, Mark D'Amico, set up an online fundraising page publicising Bobbitt's good deed and inviting wellwishers to donate t...

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We did 'fantastic' job with hurricane relief in Puerto Rico

We did 'fantastic' job with hurricane relief in Puerto Rico

The study looked at deaths from September 2017 to February 2018 and compared that number to the average number of fatalities for that time period in Puerto Rico, where the storm hit the hardest. "I've...

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Donald Trump blasts Federal Bureau of Investigation and Justice Department for 'not doing their job'

Donald Trump blasts Federal Bureau of Investigation and Justice Department for 'not doing their job'

The image of a Trump campaign volunteer blocking the lens of a news photographer's camera at a rally Thursday went viral overnight. AP reported that Trump " paced on stage " as the protester was esc...

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Trump says no need to resume US-South Korea war games

Trump says no need to resume US-South Korea war games

On Wednesday, US President Donald Trump took to his personal Twitter account to release what he referred to as a "STATEMENT FROM THE WHITE HOUSE", pointing the finger at China for undermining negotiat...

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Washington lauds McCain as one of America's 'bravest souls;' Trump absent

Washington lauds McCain as one of America's 'bravest souls;' Trump absent

Naval Academy cemetery in Annapolis, Maryland - "back where it began", as he wrote in his recent memoir, "The Restless Wave". At the service's end, McCain's coffin was borne out of the church to a...

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Pres. Trump: Sessions' Job Is Safe Until At Least The November Midterms

Pres. Trump: Sessions' Job Is Safe Until At Least The November Midterms

There are many reasons to dislike Sessions, from his abject racism to his attacks on criminal justice reform to his complicity in the horrific family separation crisis at the border. I think i...

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DOJ official told lawmakers Russian Federation had Trump 'over a barrel'

DOJ official told lawmakers Russian Federation had Trump 'over a barrel'

Mr. Ohr told lawmakers that Mr. Steele informed him that key Trump campaign aide Carter Page had met with higher-ranking Russian Intelligence officials than he previously indicated. The materials...

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GOP Rep says DeSantis should apologize for 'monkey' comment

GOP Rep says DeSantis should apologize for 'monkey' comment

Gillum won the Democratic nomination in an upset. Williams, though agreeing with MacCallum "in spirit" with respect to assuming the best about DeSantis , pointed out that President Trump has repe...

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U.S. to Cut All Funding to UN Palestinian Aid Agency

U.S. to Cut All Funding to UN Palestinian Aid Agency

However, a State Department spokesperson told FP that "US policy regarding UNRWA has been under frequent evaluation and internal discussion". The United States, historically UNRWA's largest donor,...

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US Cuts All Aid to The UNRWA

US Cuts All Aid to The UNRWA

Last week, Trump cancelled a further $ 200 million in aid projects for Palestinians not funded through UNRWA. USA envoy to the United Nations Nikki Haley claimed on Tuesday that UNRWA's figures o...

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