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Teen Arrested in Iran Over Instagram Dancing Videos

Teen Arrested in Iran Over Instagram Dancing Videos

After reports emerged on the arrest of Hojabri, state TV broadcast a video in which she acknowledged breaking moral norms. Yet, she has amassed thousands of followers for her moves. She posts vide...

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UK woman dies after poisoning by Soviet-era nerve agent

UK woman dies after poisoning by Soviet-era nerve agent

Skripal was discharged from the hospital in May and his daughter was released in April. Police said she was exposed to the chemical eight days ago, absorbing it through her hands. The death of a ...

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7th Accuser: 'Jim Jordan definitely knew that these things were happening'

7th Accuser: 'Jim Jordan definitely knew that these things were happening'

But other former OSU wrestlers told the Post that Jim Jordan probably did not know what was going on. Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) speaks during a House Judiciary Committee hearing on June 28. "It...

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Trump Confident North Korea Will 'Honor the Contract' to Denuclearize

Trump Confident North Korea Will 'Honor the Contract' to Denuclearize

US President Donald Trump has said he has "confidence" that North Korean leader Kim Jong-un will honor the denuclearisation "contract" they signed, but that China may be seeking to undermine a d...

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Donald Trump defends USA position against global breastfeeding resolution

The U.S. threatened to withdraw military aid and engage in punitive trade tactics with Ecuador after it introduced the breastfeeding resolution at the World Health Assembly, the Times reported. Th...

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Boris Johnson quits amid Brexit turmoil

Boris Johnson quits amid Brexit turmoil

British Brexit Secretary David Davis has resigned from Government, effective immediately, United Kingdom media reports say. "This afternoon, the Prime Minister accepted the resignation of Boris Joh...

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Kane spurred on by England’s World Cup class of ’66

Kane spurred on by England’s World Cup class of ’66

There are of course a few more matches left to be played in this year's World Cup 2018 tournament over in Russian Federation, those matches being the Semi Finals and the Final game itself, and the...

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Donald Trump appears to be focusing on these two Supreme Court finalists

Trump planned to announce his pick Monday night. Eastern time during a prime-time address in the White House's East Room. Every one, you can't go wrong. McConnell has said he hopes to have a justice...

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Brexit Secretary Abruptly Resigns In Blow To Prime Minister Theresa May

Brexit Secretary Abruptly Resigns In Blow To Prime Minister Theresa May

Following his late night resignation, Davis said it would not be "plausible" for him to carry on spearheading Brexit negotiations given his public concerns about May's policy. May has hung on to pow...

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Read What Putin Told Russian Team After Loss To Croatia

Read What Putin Told Russian Team After Loss To Croatia

Now Russia braces for the Croatia challenge. Croatia battle England at the Luzhniki Stadium for a chance to reach their first World Cup final ever, with France squaring up against Belgium in...

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Trump Builds Suspense Over Supreme Court Pick, but Battlelines Are Already Drawn

Democrats are banking on the possibility they could retake control of the Senate, which would give them greater influence in the naming and confirmation - or blocking - of a nominee. They cite a recen...

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Iranian teen detained over Instagram dance videos

But Hojabri's videos are now suddenly at the center of the latest conflict between religious hard-liners and Iranian liberals seeking more liberties. She claims she was trying only trying to gain fo...

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Lebanese Tourist Sentenced to 8 Years for Insulting Egypt in Facebook Video

Lebanese Tourist Sentenced to 8 Years for Insulting Egypt in Facebook Video

A court in Egypt's capital ruled Saturday that Lebanese tourist Mona el-Mazbouh, 24, is guilty of "deliberately spreading false rumors that would harm society, attacking religion, and public indecency...

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British foreign secretary Boris Johnson resigns amid Brexit fallout

British foreign secretary Boris Johnson resigns amid Brexit fallout

Friday's agreement, which came after marathon talks at the prime minister's country retreat, would "make the supposed control by Parliament illusory rather than real", he added. But Mr Davis, who sign...

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Bihar girl alleges being raped by 18 persons

Bihar girl alleges being raped by 18 persons

Police in eastern India have on Friday, July 6, arrested a school principal, two teachers and three students after a teenage girl blamed them and another 13 schoolmates for repeatedly raping her for l...

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Duduzane Zuma granted bail of R100,000

Duduzane Zuma granted bail of R100,000

He has been charged over involvement in a bribe allegedly offered to former deputy Finance minister Mcebisi Jonas by the Guptas. Furthermore, earlier this month, Duduzani Zuma received a summons to ...

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91-year-old woman killed when helicopter crashes into Williamsburg condo

91-year-old woman killed when helicopter crashes into Williamsburg condo

Geller said search and recovery efforts were taking place at the site of the crash as federal, state, and local police worked with the Williamsburg Fire Department to locate and identify the pilot of ...

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Giuliani Floats Trump-Mueller Interview for Revelation of Russia Investigation Origin

Giuliani Floats Trump-Mueller Interview for Revelation of Russia Investigation Origin

Rudy Giuliani told ABC News Chief Anchor George Stephanopoulos on "This Week" Sunday that he has "zero" concerns about Cohen, who once described himself as "the guy who would take a bullet " for ...

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Philippine president Duterte vows to resign if anybody can prove God exists

Philippine president Duterte vows to resign if anybody can prove God exists

I was no longer a Catholic at that age. It was in apparent reference to his earlier claims that he was molested by the late Fr. Harry Falvey while in high school at Ateneo de Davao University. Duter...

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Korea talks sidelining human rights: United Nations rapporteur

Korea talks sidelining human rights: United Nations rapporteur

Pompeo spoke after North Korea said the talks "brought us in a risky situation where we may be shaken in our unshakable will for denuclearization , rather than consolidating trust". "This really ...

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Delhi gang-rape: SC to deliver verdict on convicts' plea

Delhi gang-rape: SC to deliver verdict on convicts' plea

The trio had then filed review pleas against sentence. The victim's mother told media that the Supreme Court ruling was "justice for all". Another accused Ram Singh had allegedly committed suicide...

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Britain’s Brexit minister steps down in blow to May

Britain’s Brexit minister steps down in blow to May

Brexit Secretary David Davis departs Downing Street following a cabinet meeting in London on Tuesday. Thomas Brooks, a professor of law and government at Durham University told Al Jazeera the re...

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Syria says Israeli strikes target air base

Syria says Israeli strikes target air base

The Jerusalem Post reported that four to six rockets hit the T4 air base as well as the areas around the base. According to state-run SANA , "Syrian air forces intercepted an Israeli aggression and...

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Deadly twin blasts hit Somalia's capital Mogadishu

Deadly twin blasts hit Somalia's capital Mogadishu

A double vehicle bomb attack near the Interior Ministry building in the restive Somali capital killed at least 10 people on Saturday, officials said. Three gunmen were believed to be holed up inside...

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Iain Dale's Analysis Of David Davis's Resignation Having Spoken To Brexit Secretary

The resignations of Davis and Baker came just two days after the premier announced she had secured the backing of her cabinet for a plan to keep close ties to the European Union after leaving the bloc...

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Watch Elon Musk's Thai Cave rescue submarine in action

Watch Elon Musk's Thai Cave rescue submarine in action

Video provided by rescuers shows the first four boys being stretchered out of Tham Luang cave complex, where they had been trapped since Jun 23. The Thai navy SEALS confirmed that four boys have...

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U.S. tells North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies: It's about fairness - pay your share

U.S. tells North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies: It's about fairness - pay your share

The summit's agenda will include a discussion of Russia's interference in the 2016 US presidential election and the war in Syria, Trump said. Although it's been somewhat of a running joke among De...

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Ten dead, 73 injured after passenger train derails in Turkey

Ten dead, 73 injured after passenger train derails in Turkey

Tekirdag governor Mehmet Ceylan said the wagons were derailed due to excessive rain. Five wagons came off the tracks in a region near the Greek border, according to state-run Anadolu agency. An unna...

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Britain's Brexit Secretary David Davis quits, Europe News & Top Stories

Britain's Brexit Secretary David Davis quits, Europe News & Top Stories

UK Brexit Secretary David Davis has resigned, along with two other Brexit ministers . Davis' resignation comes days after May and her government on Friday agreed on a " business friendly " plan for ...

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Turkey fires thousands of civil servants ahead of Erdogan's swearing

Turkey fires thousands of civil servants ahead of Erdogan's swearing

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan inspects an honour guard as he arrives at the parliament in Ankara, Turkey to attend opening session of the new parliament in Ankara, Turkey, Saturday, July 7,...

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Manafort in solitary confinement as he awaits trial: lawyers

Manafort in solitary confinement as he awaits trial: lawyers

Assistant special counsel Scott Meisler fired back with a filing Thursday that said the appeal notion should be denied, as Manafort's actions were "committed through covert corrupt persuasion" and h...

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David Davis steps down as Brexit secretary

David Davis steps down as Brexit secretary

Others were understood to have already handed in their letter to 1922 Committee chair Sir Graham Brady due to concerns the Government had "capitulated" when it came to her own Brexit red lines. Th...

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Thai cave rescue site cleared to 'help victims'

Thai cave rescue site cleared to 'help victims'

Namhom Boonpiam, the mother of Mongkhol, said she had not been told whether her son had been rescued and taken to hospital and only learned he may have been freed from reports on social media. On Satu...

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Storm Strengthening To Hurricane Off Carolinas As Puerto Rico Faces Storm Beryl

National Hurricane Center said, while Tropical Storm Beryl looked set to threaten Puerto Rico. While the storm was not expected to make landfall as of Sunday afternoon, it will bring " life thre...

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European peace activists march against Donald Trump's North Atlantic Treaty Organisation visit

European peace activists march against Donald Trump's North Atlantic Treaty Organisation visit

And I said, you know, [Chancellor] Angela [Merkel], I can't guarantee it, but we're protecting you, and it means a lot more to you than protecting us because I don't know how much protection we get ...

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Trump's Palm Beach club looks to hire 61 foreign workers

Trump's Palm Beach club looks to hire 61 foreign workers

According to this week's filing, the cooks would be paid at least $13.31 an hour and the servers would be paid at least $12.68 an hour. According to the Palm Beach Post , the Red Cross receiv...

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Former Fox News Exec Bill Shine Joins Trump Admin

Former Fox News Exec Bill Shine Joins Trump Admin

The release noted that Shine has 20 years of television, communications and management expertise. Shine stepped down at Fox News previous year after he was criticized for how he handled sexual har...

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Three major cases involving the Aum Shinrikyo doomsday cult

Three major cases involving the Aum Shinrikyo doomsday cult

Justice Minister Yoko Kamikawa read out the names of the seven at a news conference and said what they had done was "extremely atrocious". "I think it's right that he was executed", said Shizue Taka...

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Durbin: McConnell 'totally inconsistent' on Supreme Court hearings

Durbin: McConnell 'totally inconsistent' on Supreme Court hearings

Hogue added that it was because of Trump's decision to impose a litmus test on a nominee for Supreme Court, which he did upon selecting pro-lifer Neil Gorsuch in 2017, "we need an affirmative decl...

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Canada heat wave death toll hits 54

Canada heat wave death toll hits 54

Montreal was the area of the province with the highest number of victims, the government said, with 28 people dying from heat-related complications. While hot weather is expected to remain in Quebec...

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