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Magnitude 7.1 quake hits Peru-Brazil border

Magnitude 7.1 quake hits Peru-Brazil border

The natural disaster was reported at 5:37 PM PST off the Ndoi Island and struck at a depth of 559.6 kilometres in the Pacific. Reports inform that the quake took place at 10 am United Kingdom time. ...

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Portland's air quality ranks fifth-worst in major cities worldwide

Portland's air quality ranks fifth-worst in major cities worldwide

Despite the thick smoke blanketing the province, there's no need to panic about poor air quality , that's what B.C.'s Chief Medical Health Officer is saying. More than 2,000 evacuees headed to Prince...

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Pope Laments Sex Abuse in Ireland

Pope Laments Sex Abuse in Ireland

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar , said the past treatment of many women and young people had left a history of "sorrow and shame". "It's a story all too tragically familiar here in Ireland ". "The actions of...

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U.S. cuts aid to Palestinians by more than $200 million

U.S. cuts aid to Palestinians by more than $200 million

The Trump administration has made a decision to cut more than $200 million in bilateral aid to the Palestinians , following a review of the funding for projects in the West Bank and Gaza , the Sta...

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Scott Morrison Chosen as Australia's New Prime Minister Following a Leadership Crisis

Scott Morrison Chosen as Australia's New Prime Minister Following a Leadership Crisis

Morrison came under fire in April from LGBT+ groups after he defended rugby player Israel Folau, who said that gay people would go "to hell unless they repent their sins". Julia Gillard, a former Labo...

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Facebook takes down hundreds of accounts linked to Russia and Iran

Facebook takes down hundreds of accounts linked to Russia and Iran

The Iranian mission to the United Nations did not respond to a request for comment. However, the media organization appears to be less interested in meddling with U.S. On Tuesday afternoon Facebook ...

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Embattled Trump warns impeachment would 'crash' economy

Embattled Trump warns impeachment would 'crash' economy

Michael Cohen pictured leaving Manhattan Federal Courthouse on Tuesday after admitting campaign finance violations. US President Donald Trump and his allies tried to head off mounting talk of...

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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

But Pompeo and his top adviser for North Korea, Andy Kim, were seen at the White House Friday morning two hours prior to the president's tweets , which were sent in rapid-fire coordination. On Friday...

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Brennan May Consider Legal Action After Security Clearance Stripped

Warner added. More than 10 former ambassadors and more than 20 former US attorneys signed on. "All of us believe it is critical to protect classified information from unauthorized disclosure". "So I...

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Air Quality Alert Issued For Northeast, Central And Southwest Minnesota

While Metro Vancouver's air quality saw a brief reprieve on Friday, August 17th, the smoky haze returned the day after. Air quality is poor across much of the province, and officials warned resident...

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Papadopoulos faces jail over lies to Federal Bureau of Investigation

Papadopoulos faces jail over lies to Federal Bureau of Investigation

Papadopoulos reportedly bragged about that offer to an Australian diplomat, who then tipped off the FBI and launched that agency's counterintelligence investigation into possible collusion between the...

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Manafort Trial Likely to Go Into Next Week

Manafort Trial Likely to Go Into Next Week

Jury lists are presumed to be public unless a judge articulates a reason for keeping them secret. "They go where I go", he said . I imagine they (the jurors) would too. But the trial is being seen ...

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Trump says he authorized White House staff to cooperate with Mueller

Trump says he authorized White House staff to cooperate with Mueller

Trump tweeted . William Burck, McGahn's attorney, provided Trump's lawyers with a brief overview of McGahn's initial interview with the special counsel in November but hasn't told them what McGahn...

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Big quakes trigger landslides on Indonesia's Lombok island

Big quakes trigger landslides on Indonesia's Lombok island

The natural disaster struck at a depth of 559.6 km, according to the USGS. In Mataram, the island's capital, lights went out in a shopping centre and people ran from their homes for open fields, eye...

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Donald Trump says Bruce Ohr next to lose security clearance

Donald Trump says Bruce Ohr next to lose security clearance

On Friday, Trump said he would likely remove the security clearance of Justice Department official Bruce Ohr , who has been targeted by supporters of the president, in part because his wife worked fo...

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Omarosa Book: Trump Called Prime Minister Of Montenegro A 'Punk B----'

Omarosa Book: Trump Called Prime Minister Of Montenegro A 'Punk B----'

In her new book , Unhinged , Omarosa claims that Trump's aides were aware of the existence of the N-word tape , during Trump's presidential run. Trump Jr.is now dating Kimberly Guilfoyle, ...

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Manafort judge says he's received threats, won't name jurors

Manafort judge says he's received threats, won't name jurors

Jury deliberations are set to resume Monday morning. "It's not all doubt, but doubt based on reason", he said . "I won't tell you what threats I've received, but I have the protection of the Mars...

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Colorado girls’ bodies were submerged in crude oil 4 days

Colorado girls’ bodies were submerged in crude oil 4 days

You spoil us with love an attention! "I love you so much and so grateful you hung around when I tried pushing you away in the beginning!" A photograph sits amid the tributes as they grow outside t...

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Indians gather as former premier Vajpayee is cremated

Indians gather as former premier Vajpayee is cremated

Foster daughter Namita Kaul Bhattacharya lit the pyre as cries of "Atal Bihari Amar Rahe" reverberated. Vajpayee , who died aged 93, was cremated with full state honours at Smriti Sthal in Delhi, I...

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Trump signs defense bill restricting drawdown of USA troops in Korea

Trump signs defense bill restricting drawdown of USA troops in Korea

Trump interacted with a group of soldiers and showered kudos for their dedication and hard work. U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday signed into law a $716 billion defense spending bill to mod...

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Auto crash outside UK Parliament a possible terror act, say police

Auto crash outside UK Parliament a possible terror act, say police

Police have concluded searches of two properties in Birmingham and one in Nottingham, and are now searching a third address in Birmingham . Police have raided three addresses in the Midlands follow...

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US newspapers to Trump: We're not enemies of the people

US newspapers to Trump: We're not enemies of the people

Trump felt his morning tirade against a free press merited a third tweet. "News reporters and editors are human, and make mistakes". In the year that followed, a CNN analysis concluded, he used the ...

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Rescue ship stripped of flag amid dispute over migrants stranded at sea

Rescue ship stripped of flag amid dispute over migrants stranded at sea

The people rescued told the crew that several ships passed them by without offering assistance, according to SOS Mediterranee. Almost three-quarters of those rescued originate from Somalia and Eri...

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Vienna ranks as most liveable city in 2018 displacing Melbourne

Vienna ranks as most liveable city in 2018 displacing Melbourne

This is the first time a European city has topped the rankings. "Auckland has in fact registered a minor improvement". The [low] rankings of cities like Damascus, Karachi and Tripoli suggested that ...

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Donald Trump’s Brutal Morning TV Talking-To

Donald Trump’s Brutal Morning TV Talking-To

If there's one saving grace for the administration, staffers note that Omarosa didn't take part in high-level meetings which should make damage control a bit easier to stomach. As her feud with Trum...

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Iran trade continues despite USA sanctions: Iraqi official

Iran trade continues despite USA sanctions: Iraqi official

Iran has maintained close ties to Iraq's government since the 2003 US-led invasion toppled Saddam Hussein, Tehran's archenemy. Britain remained open to talks with the USA on how to address concern...

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Trump signs defense bill prohibiting United States government from using ZTE, Huawei tech

Trump signs defense bill prohibiting United States government from using ZTE, Huawei tech

The 2019 NDAA bill bans USA federal agencies from using anything from Huawei or ZTE that is a "substantial or essential component of any system", as well as any technology that is used to route or v...

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STRZOK OUT: Peter Strzok FIRED FROM FBI Over Anti-Trump Text Messages

STRZOK OUT: Peter Strzok FIRED FROM FBI Over Anti-Trump Text Messages

The report says the action against Strzok is more severe than the recommendation of the FBI's internal disciplinary arm. Strzok's firing comes just days after President Donald Trump took to Tw...

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Second night of Romania demos after hundreds injured

Second night of Romania demos after hundreds injured

The violence began when some in the crowd tried to break into the government building - but were held back by the police security cordon. Law enforcement officers used tear gas and water cannons. "U...

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Afghan forces search for Taliban fighters after major attack

Afghan forces search for Taliban fighters after major attack

Government radio and television was shut down and only Radio Shariat, a Taliban station, was broadcasting. He revealed that 20 airstrikes were carried out on Taliban positions on Sunday, causing an ...

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Crews make progress battling Southern California wildfire

Crews make progress battling Southern California wildfire

Aircraft have been making flight after flight, dumping water and bright pink retardant to protect Lake Elsinore and other foothill communities as the fire sweeps through the dense, bone-dry brush of t...

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Brett Kavanaugh's Confirmation Hearings Will Start in September

Brett Kavanaugh's Confirmation Hearings Will Start in September

He expects the hearings to last between three to four days. He further touted the nominee as a mainstream judge with a record of "applying the law as it is written". Senate Majority Leader Mitch M...

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Senior Zimbabwe opposition figure Tendai Biti arrested at border

Senior Zimbabwe opposition figure Tendai Biti arrested at border

Zimbabwe remains in political limbo. His lawyers have toiled throughout the seven-day grace period afforded by the law to put together evidence to buttress the poll challenge. It said it had receiv...

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Charlottesville preps for anniversary of deadly rally

Charlottesville preps for anniversary of deadly rally

The one-year anniversary of the Unite the Right rally is looming closer, but that's not stopping people from coming out to Charlottesville's Downtown Mall to enjoy their Friday night. "We have learn...

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Death Toll For Indonesian Quake Rises Into The Hundreds

Death Toll For Indonesian Quake Rises Into The Hundreds

An aerial view of the collapsed Jamiul Jamaah mosque where rescue workers and soldiers search for natural disaster victims in Pemenang, North Lombok, Indonesia on August 8, 2018. Geological Survey, ca...

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