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Ivanka Trump says family separations were a "low point" for her

Lawmakers blasted the separation practice as "inhumane" and "cruel", but President TrumpDonald John TrumpPro-Trump pastor: Trump is "the most pro-black" president I've ever seen Trump renews calls ...

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Trump urges end to probe 'right now,' setting off new storm

Sessions delegated authority over the election investigation after recusing himself to Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who in May 2017 appointed Mueller special counsel to the probe. Potential...

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Iranian interior minister says Trump not trustworthy for talks

Iranian interior minister says Trump not trustworthy for talks

US officials tell Reuters that the goal of Trump's push is to curb Iranian behaviour, which America, its Gulf allies and Israel say has fuelled instability in the region through Tehran's support for...

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Muslims protest against new law in Denmark that bans these religious garments

Veiled people take part in a demonstration against the veil ban on August 1, 2018, the first day of the implementation of the Danish face veil ban, in Copenhagen , Denmark . MADS CLAUS RASMUSSEN v...

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Chinese premier meets British foreign secretary

Chinese premier meets British foreign secretary

They should also take responsibility to safeguard the worldwide order and system, guided by the purposes and principles of the United Nations Charter as the core as well as the multilateral trading sy...

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Trump calls on Sessions to end Russian Federation probe 'right now'

Trump calls on Sessions to end Russian Federation probe 'right now'

The White House said the tweet was not an order to Sessions and that Trump was expressing his frustration with the length of the probe. It's the president's opinion . "There are no separate rules...

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US Homeland Security Secretary Nielsen criticises Facebook action

US Homeland Security Secretary Nielsen criticises Facebook action

The National Risk Management Center will work to quickly identify and address potential threats and improve safeguards across a range of industries, she said. "Let me be clear on this, any attempt to ...

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The fight against illegal migration - Spain needs the money

The fight against illegal migration - Spain needs the money

The International Organisation for Migration reported that 21,000 migrants have arrived in Spain by sea since the beginning of 2018; it also reported that 304 migrants died in the attempt. Borrell sa...

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Scandal over Macron's ex-aide grips France

Scandal over Macron's ex-aide grips France

Macron, who came to power just over a year ago on an economic reform platform, has been mired in a furore involving his former senior bodyguard, who was caught on camera assaulting a May Day protestor...

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France Bans The Use Of Smart Devices In Schools

I don't know a single teacher in this country that allows the use of phones in class'. "In reality, the ban has already been made", Corbière continued, referring to a law approved in 2010 that ban...

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Three Russian Journalists Killed in Central Africa Republic Ambush

Three Russian Journalists Killed in Central Africa Republic Ambush

Orkhan Dzhemal, Kirill Radchenko and Alexander Rastorguev were "on an investigation into Russian private mercenaries, in particular the Wagner group", said Mikhail Khodorkovsky, a former Yukos Oil Co....

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California fires: Trump declares state of emergency

California fires: Trump declares state of emergency

The blaze has grown to 139 square miles and now threatens more than 5,000 structures and is said to be just 5% contained. "Winds in the area of the fires will be locally gusty, with gusts up to 25...

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Trump insists 'collusion is not a crime'

Trump insists 'collusion is not a crime'

The fate of the presidency hinges on synonyms in a thesaurus, as the dictionary itself pointed out. "Collusion is basically a partnership in crime, which is conspiracy", said Randall Eliason, a form...

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Pope changes church teaching: Death penalty no longer allowed

Last October, he had said the Church's policy on the death penalty was one area where teaching was not static and could change with modern concerns. He has also long made prison ministry a mainstay ...

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Israel admits Assad back in charge in Syria

Israel admits Assad back in charge in Syria

A number of explosive belts and a Kalashnikov rifle were found during searches of the area Thursday morning, according to the army. Israel's military spokesperson, Lt. The group's fortunes have dimi...

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Blasts, gunshots hit eastern Afghan city

Blasts, gunshots hit eastern Afghan city

A suicide bomber in the eastern Afghan province of Nangarhar killed at least four people, including a prominent local militia commander, considered a leading opponent of Islamic State fighters in th...

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Swedish crown jewels stolen

Swedish crown jewels stolen

The thieves have not yet been captured. "I have talked to someone at the county administrative board that says it is not possible to put an economic value on them - these are invaluable objects of ...

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Trump thanks Kim for handing over remains of war dead

No date for a visit has been announced. China on Thursday called for a push to establish a peace mechanism for the Korean peninsula as well as denuclearization. Strategic Command oversees America's ...

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Malaysian among 3 foreign workers kidnapped and killed in Afghan capital

Malaysian among 3 foreign workers kidnapped and killed in Afghan capital

The Malaysian national is said to be 64, the Indian 39, and the Macedonian 37. One Indian, one Malaysian and one Macedonian were reportedly kidnapped early morning and their bodies were later found ...

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Former Perth school boy awarded the ‘Nobel Prize for mathematics’

Born in the Kurdish city of Marivan near the Iran-Iraq border, Birkar graduated from Tehran University before getting British citizenship and building on his reputation as an exceptional mathematical ...

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Judge Grants Temporary Restraining Order Against Making 3-D Guns

Judge Grants Temporary Restraining Order Against Making 3-D Guns

The order blocks a settlement with the government made in June to make the plans for guns available for download . "After yesterday's order, federal firearm import and export laws once again prohib...

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Cat, Chicken Found ‘Huddled Together’ as Carr Fire Burns Shasta County Neighborhood

Cat, Chicken Found ‘Huddled Together’ as Carr Fire Burns Shasta County Neighborhood

For our Shasta and Trinity County family, that time is now. Officials said Wednesday that the Carr Fire was the sixth most destructive wildfire in California history. Dubbed the Eel fire, it start...

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Pope declares death penalty 'inadmissible' in Catholic teachings

Pope declares death penalty 'inadmissible' in Catholic teachings

The Vatican announced on Thursday Pope Francis approved changes to the compendium of Catholic teaching published under Pope John Paul II. The 1.2 billion-member Catholic Church has allowed the ...

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Trump rallying support for Florida GOP congressman

In one, he and his young daughter play with blocks as he tells her to "build a wall". Casey DeSantis then mentions he reads stories as the ad depicts the congressman reading Trump's book " The Art...

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No fatalities in Mexican plane crash

No fatalities in Mexican plane crash

One passenger, Ms Jackeline Flores, told reporters that she and her daughter escaped through a hole in the fuselage as the aircraft filled up with smoke and flames . Two passengers were injured criti...

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Army rescues Russian climber from mountainous region

Army rescues Russian climber from mountainous region

Alexander Gukov was transported to CMH Skardu . Alexander Gukov was stuck at a height of almost 6,300m (20,670ft) at Latok 1 in the northern Karakoram range. Pakistan army has rescued a Russian cli...

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United Kingdom committee says aid groups nearly 'complicit' in sex abuse

United Kingdom committee says aid groups nearly 'complicit' in sex abuse

Sexual exploitation and abuse is endemic across organisations, countries and institutions, and there had been a collective failure of leadership and engagement from top levels down over many years, a...

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Journey home underway for remains of U.S. soldiers killed in Korean War

Journey home underway for remains of U.S. soldiers killed in Korean War

More than 7,700 USA troops remain unaccounted for from the Korea War. United Nations Honor Guard members carry boxes believed to contain the remains of USA servicemen killed during the Korean Wa...

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Pope Francis accepts resignation of Cardinal McCarrick following sex abuse scandal

Pope Francis accepts resignation of Cardinal McCarrick following sex abuse scandal

In a letter to Chileans released in May, Pope Francis voiced "shame" that the Catholic Church failed "to listen and react in time " to the allegations of sexual abuse by Chilean clergy. "They raise...

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Dozens of Islamic State group fighters cornered pocket of Syria's Daraa

Dozens of Islamic State group fighters cornered pocket of Syria's Daraa

The Observatory said that instead, regime forces resumed airstrikes on Tuesday, targeting some of the besieged Daesh-linked fighters near the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights. IS declared a self-styled ...

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Trump praises Florida Gov. Scott ahead of rally for gubernatorial candidate

Trump praises Florida Gov. Scott ahead of rally for gubernatorial candidate

President Donald Trump speaks to supporters July 31, 2018 , at a rally in Tampa, Florida . The AP noted that "it's unclear when the president last purchased groceries or anything else himself". ...

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Out of Line: New Zealand Girl Gets Sexist Road Signs Changed

Out of Line: New Zealand Girl Gets Sexist Road Signs Changed

Zoe Carew, wrote a letter to Fergus Gammie, the chief executive of the NZTA, after she spotted a road sign saying " Lineman " on her way to visit her grandparents in the city of Eastbourne. Gammie ...

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Trump Calls for Attorney General to End Mueller Investigation ‘Right Now’

Democratic lawmakers said Wednesday's tweet was an effort by Trump to end the probe. Trump called Mueller's probe "a bad situation" that should be stopped "before it continues to stain our cou...

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North Korea Returns Remains of Korean War Dead to US

North Korea Returns Remains of Korean War Dead to US

According to the Post , senior North Korean officials may be trying to deceive Washington about their nuclear and missile capabilities. Critics say the summit has so far failed to deliver on promis...

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Corbyn needs to 'set an example' on anti-Semitism says MP Stephen Kinnock

Corbyn needs to 'set an example' on anti-Semitism says MP Stephen Kinnock

The main talk was called "The Misuse of the Holocaust for Political Purposes". The leaflet said that the event was part of a campaign... In an open letter earlier this month, 68 rabbis called on...

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Bishop Wilson resigns two months after guilty verdict

Bishop Wilson resigns two months after guilty verdict

At the same time, Bishop O'Kelly called for Wilson's previous good work in child protection to not be forgotten and defended the cleric's right to appeal his conviction. In a statement released by t...

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Federal judge blocks release of plans for 3D-printed guns

Federal judge blocks release of plans for 3D-printed guns

They also sought a restraining order , arguing the 3D guns would be a safety risk. The issue arose in 2013 when Texas-based Defense Distributed published 3D printing plans online, resulting in ...

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Police probing whether suspect in NYC nurse murder killed others

Police probing whether suspect in NYC nurse murder killed others

Police are just now uncovering the breadth of Drayton's potential targets. Drayton's thoughts to turned to suicide, he considered downing a whole bottle of Advil, but cops apparently got to him firs...

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Killer whale carries dead calf for week during 'deep grieving'

Killer whale carries dead calf for week during 'deep grieving'

An endangered southern resident killer whale is still grieving her lost calf one week after it died. The whale had been traveling about 6 knots and was falling behind her family, which had stayed ...

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Trump to Sessions: Shut down Russia probe

Trump to Sessions: Shut down Russia probe

President Donald Trump on Wednesday called on Attorney General Jeff Sessions to end Robert Mueller's Russian Federation probe immediately, escalating his attacks on the inquiry. Trump called Mu...

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