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China tells UN rights chief to respect its sovereignty after Xinjiang comments

China tells UN rights chief to respect its sovereignty after Xinjiang comments

The US could impose sanctions against Chinese officials and companies linked to alleged human rights abuses over Beijing's "worsening crackdown" on the nation's minority Muslims in the Xinjiang re...

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Student killed in twin bomb attack near Afghanistan girls' school

Student killed in twin bomb attack near Afghanistan girls' school

However, the provincial public health directorate said at least 32 people were killed and 128 others were wounded in the explosion. Sohrab Qaderi, a member of the local provincial council, said at lea...

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Turkish envoy to UN Sinirlioğlu calls for complete ceasefire in Idlib

Turkish envoy to UN Sinirlioğlu calls for complete ceasefire in Idlib

But the United Nations chief said it is especially important that Iran, Russia and Syria - the guarantor states in the so-called "Astana process" aimed at ending the violence in Syria - "find a way ...

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USA identifies remains of two servicemen killed in the Korean War

USA identifies remains of two servicemen killed in the Korean War

John Byrd, Laboratory Director of the Defense POW/MIA Accountability Agency said. The names of the servicemen will be announced after their families have been notified. The remains identified came f...

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Suu Kyi defends court decision to jail Reuters reporters

Suu Kyi defends court decision to jail Reuters reporters

The two journalists maintain they were targeted for their investigation and reporting of gross human rights violations against Rohingya Muslims, which have resulted in more than 700,000 Rohing...

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Cardinal accused of covering up sex abuse to meet with pope

Cardinal accused of covering up sex abuse to meet with pope

Also involved are two officials from the U.S. conference, Los Angeles Archbishop Jose Gomez and Monsignor Brian Bransfield, according to a Vatican statement . The note was sent on Tuesday, after Wuer...

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Six killed, including gunman, in California rampage

Six killed, including gunman, in California rampage

The husband shot and killed the victim at the trucking business. Once at the home, the suspect gunned down two men inside before hijacking a vehicle. When the officer approached the suspect, the sus...

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Car PLOUGHS into crowd in busy square - three dead and 43 injured

Car PLOUGHS into crowd in busy square - three dead and 43 injured

Videos of the incident were posted to social media and widely shared, depicting scenes of carnage and chaos in the square , which was crowded for an event. An investigation has begun, the statement s...

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Trump says Puerto storm response ‘unappreciated’

Trump says Puerto storm response ‘unappreciated’

Trump's comments come as Hurricane Florence , now a category 2 storm, hurtles towards the Carolina coast, threatening millions in its path. "3000 people did not die in the two hurricanes that hit ...

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Trump comments sting in Puerto Rico amid slow storm recovery

Trump comments sting in Puerto Rico amid slow storm recovery

San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz, who has been in a war of words with Trump over the federal response to Hurricane Maria , shot back minutes later Thursday morning. Islanders have also been angered b...

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Man arrested after breakfast with woman in Saudi Arabia

Man arrested after breakfast with woman in Saudi Arabia

So when Saudi men see an Egyptian man eating with a Saudi woman, well, you get the picture. The ministry said the hotel owner had been summoned for failing to adhere to government regulations ...

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MIDTERM MESSAGE: House GOP Seeks to Make Trump Tax Cuts PERMANENT

MIDTERM MESSAGE: House GOP Seeks to Make Trump Tax Cuts PERMANENT

A dozen House Republicans opposed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act last December. The provisions include the so-called SALT deduction cap, which is unpopular in high-tax states such as NY and New Jersey. A...

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Russia prepares for biggest war games in its history

Russia prepares for biggest war games in its history

Russian Federation has begun massive military exercises across its central and eastern regions, starting weeklong war games the Defense Ministry says will involve some 300,000 personnel - twice as m...

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Have proof Rahul used black money, UPA gave Mallya ‘sweet deals’: BJP

Have proof Rahul used black money, UPA gave Mallya ‘sweet deals’: BJP

In response to Mallya's statement, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said that the businessman's claim are "factually false" as it does not reflect the truth. Vijay Mallya has run away after looting money...

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Trump to target election meddling with new sanctions order

Trump to target election meddling with new sanctions order

Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats and White House national security adviser John Bolton discussed the order in a briefing with reporters. The order sets up a 90-day time frame for asse...

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Cardinal Wuerl to discuss possible resignation with Pope Francis

Cardinal Wuerl to discuss possible resignation with Pope Francis

The meeting of more than 100 Roman Catholic officials is believed to be the first of its kind and a recognition that church leaders think the sex abuse scandal is an worldwide problem. "True, we...

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Strongest typhoon this year closes in on north Philippines

Strongest typhoon this year closes in on north Philippines

Philippines officials have ordered evacuations and closed schools and offices as Typhoon Mangkhut neared, carrying sustained winds of more than 200km/h (125mph). Those cities will bear the brunt of th...

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Pope summons senior bishops for summit on clerical sexual abuse

Pope summons senior bishops for summit on clerical sexual abuse

In an explosive 11-page letter , Archbishop Viganò, the former apostolic nuncio to the USA, accused Pope Francis of lifting sanctions that were placed upon the former D.C. Remarkably, Vatican City ...

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Russian Federation identifies 2 suspects in Skripal poisoning case - Putin

Russian Federation identifies 2 suspects in Skripal poisoning case - Putin

The two suspects behind the attack in Salisbury have been named as Alexander Petrov and Ruslan Boshirov. Russian Federation adamantly denies involvement in the poisoning, which had added to severe s...

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Russian police detain nearly 300 protesting against pension reform

Russian police detain nearly 300 protesting against pension reform

In Moscow police beat members of a crowd of about 5,000 with truncheons in Pushkin Square, according to video published by the opposition newspaper Novaya Gazeta . "The authorities are not listen...

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Russian Federation launches largest military drill since Cold War

Russian Federation launches largest military drill since Cold War

The Defence Ministry said in a statement Tuesday that the largest military drills since the end of the Cold War will involve about 36,000 tanks and 300,000 troops at sea and on the ground. The show ...

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'The police dropped the ball' - Cele on 'war zone' crime stats

'The police dropped the ball' - Cele on 'war zone' crime stats

Many murders were linked to gang violence in Western Cape province, whose capital is Cape Town. "As communities, we must ensure that crimes are reported and that necessary assistance is provided in or...

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Papadopoulos: Trump campaign members 'fully aware' of efforts to set Putin meeting

Papadopoulos: Trump campaign members 'fully aware' of efforts to set Putin meeting

Former Trump campaign foreign policy adviser George Papadopoulos on Sunday claimed Attorney General Jeff Sessions was "enthusiastic" about a potential meeting between then-candidate Trump and Russ...

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Elizabeth Smart upset her kidnapper to be freed

Elizabeth Smart upset her kidnapper to be freed

According to a letter sent by Greg Johnson of the Utah Board of Pardons and Parole, the unexpected release date stems from an issue during her parole hearing in June 12, 2018, where the board did no...

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Apple says China tariffs would hit Apple Watch, Air Pods

Apple says China tariffs would hit Apple Watch, Air Pods

Apple has not announced any plans on moving the production of it's products to the United States as of yet. The US has punitive tariffs on $50 billion in Chinese goods already in place, and another ...

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Pence confident no one on his staff wrote NY Times column

Pence confident no one on his staff wrote NY Times column

The chaos inside the White House has gotten to a point where the vice president is willing to take a lie-detector test to prove his loyalty to the president. "But no one wanted to precipitate a consti...

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Indian nuns demand arrest of bishop accused of rape

Indian nuns demand arrest of bishop accused of rape

The present PILs have been filed alleging that despite the passage of nearly four weeks after the first PIL, no progress has been made in the investigation and that the Bishop was still not arrested ...

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Bolton Says International Court 'Dead to Us'

Bolton Says International Court 'Dead to Us'

Last November, ICC prosecutor Fatou Bensouda requested permission to open a formal investigation into allegations of war crimes committed since 2002 by, among others, American military and Centr...

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Trump in Pennsylvania on 9/11 to honor Flight 93 heroes

Trump in Pennsylvania on 9/11 to honor Flight 93 heroes

How hard is it to write a thoughtful message to the families of those lost in the attack, thank the first responders , encourage America, or at the very very least, not pump your fists? The presi...

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Former Pakistani first lady Kulsoom Nawaz dies

Former Pakistani first lady Kulsoom Nawaz dies

Begum Kulsoom Nawaz received her early education at Madrassa-Tul-Banat. "COAS expresses his grief and heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family on the sad demise of Begum Kulsoom Nawaz". Advocat...

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