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Erdogan says USA turned its back on Turkey, upsetting Ankara

Erdogan says USA turned its back on Turkey, upsetting Ankara

He also said it was wrong of the U.S. to try to bring Turkey into line with threats, a day after Trump doubled tariffs on steel and aluminium imports from Turkey. The panic has prompted investor...

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Canadian Muslims Worry after Saudi-Canada Spat Led to Cancellations of Flights

Canadian Muslims Worry after Saudi-Canada Spat Led to Cancellations of Flights

Russia's once-tense relations with Saudi Arabia have improved markedly in recent months, as the two countries have made major oil and arms deals, and have collaborated in order to negotiate an e...

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Hundreds injured as Romanian protests turn violent

Hundreds injured as Romanian protests turn violent

However there was not the kind of violence seen on Friday night , when the crowds were larger and police, or gendarmes, fired tear gas as they clashed with protesters, state-run news agency Agerpres...

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14 dead in attempted Taliban city assault

14 dead in attempted Taliban city assault

Gen. Sharif Yaftali, army chief of staff, says all strategic and government offices in Ghazni are still under government control. Most communication with the city of 250,000 was cut off, and Taliban...

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Sierra Club Statement On Kavanaugh Confirmation Hearing Dates

Sierra Club Statement On Kavanaugh Confirmation Hearing Dates

Sen. The memo, tucked toward the end of almost 10,000 pages released Friday, provides greater insight into Kavanaugh's views on executive power that are expected to feature prominently in his Senate...

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Judge holds former Roger Stone aide in contempt for refusing to testify

Judge holds former Roger Stone aide in contempt for refusing to testify

Andrew Miller , who did administrative work for Stone , fought a grand jury subpoena that was issued as part of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's probe. Stone, who has denied any wrongdoing, h...

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Disgruntled by US, Erdogan implies alliance with 'other friends'

Disgruntled by US, Erdogan implies alliance with 'other friends'

His chief advisor and spokesperson Ibrahim Kalin pointed out more blatantly that the USA might lose Turkey for good. The White House said Mr Trump had authorised them under a section of USA trade la...

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Fox News Anchor Laura Ingraham Criticized For Racist Monologue

Fox News Anchor Laura Ingraham Criticized For Racist Monologue

Laura Ingraham addressed the controversy surrounding commentary she offered on her show Wednesday about immigration and demographic changes in the United States. "In some parts of the country, it d...

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Four security members, at least three militants, killed in Jordan shoot out

Four security members, at least three militants, killed in Jordan shoot out

Security forces pulled the bodies of three suspected militants from the wreckage of a building in a central Jordanian city on Sunday following a shoot-out in which at least four security personnel wer...

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Trump condemns 'all types of racism' on Charlottesville anniversary

Trump condemns 'all types of racism' on Charlottesville anniversary

Trump came under heavy criticism , including from Republicans, for initially refusing previous year to explicitly condemn white supremacists. "The riots in Charlottesville a year ago resulted in ...

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Turkish lira continues to nosedive, amid 'economic war' with the

Turkish lira continues to nosedive, amid 'economic war' with the

One U.S. dollar traded at 5.96 lira by 2:15 p.m. Mr Trump tweeted that he had authorised the doubling of steel and aluminium tariffs "with respect to Turkey". Meanwhile, Ankara is wanting the ...

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Sir VS Naipaul, Nobel Prize-Winning Novelist, Dies at Age 85

Sir VS Naipaul, Nobel Prize-Winning Novelist, Dies at Age 85

Vidiadhar Surajprasad Naipaul was born in 1932 in Chaguanas on the island of Trinidad and Tobago, to a family that had arrived from India in the 1880s, part of what he once called "an immigrant Asia...

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Don't worry, Boris, Mr Bean has got your back : Punching Up 2018

Don't worry, Boris, Mr Bean has got your back : Punching Up 2018

Johnson, who quit the government last month in a dispute over Brexit, wrote in The Daily Telegraph this week that it was "absolutely ridiculous that people should choose to go around looking like le...

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This Indian politician to attend Imran Khan’s swearing-in ceremony

This Indian politician to attend Imran Khan’s swearing-in ceremony

Prime minister Narendra Modi and India hoped for peace and development with its neighbour. Pakistan had welcomed Prime Modi's congratulatory phone call to PTI chief Imran Khan and said it wanted...

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Indonesia president chooses cleric as VP pick in 2019 election race

Indonesia president chooses cleric as VP pick in 2019 election race

Incumbent president-cum-presidential candidate Joko " Jokowi " Widodo has said that what the government has done is evident throughout the past four years, and not fiction. "Whatever the people's de...

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[Newsmaker] New Zealand to ban single-use plastic bags

[Newsmaker] New Zealand to ban single-use plastic bags

Ms Sage was confident New Zealand would embrace the change, with the Government working alongside retailers to help with the transition. The Government has announced it will phase out single-use p...

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Pres. Trump Calls For Peace, Condemns Racism, One Year After Charlottesville Riots

Pres. Trump Calls For Peace, Condemns Racism, One Year After Charlottesville Riots

Charlottesville city councilman Wes Bellamy attempted to diffuse the tense confrontation between the protestors and the authorities. We hope the anniversary of those events passes peacefully, ' he ...

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Turkey ready for trade with partners, including Russian Federation, in national currencies - Erdogan

Turkey ready for trade with partners, including Russian Federation, in national currencies - Erdogan

Speaking in the northeastern province of Gumushane, Erdogan said, "Apparently, those who believe they can force us to capitulate don't know [our] people at all". Last week the United States governme...

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Garbage truck driver charged over Aussie's death in NYC

Garbage truck driver charged over Aussie's death in NYC

Madison Jane Lyden , 23, veered into traffic about 4:45pm on Friday (local time) when a stopped taxi suddenly pulled out in front of her, police said. "But we can say, the one thing that's always true...

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Two killed in fresh Gaza protests but Israel-Hamas truce holds

Two killed in fresh Gaza protests but Israel-Hamas truce holds

Palestinian mourners carry the body of 21-year-old volunteer medic Abdullah al-Qatati, who was shot the day before while trying to help wounded protesters at the border between Gaza and the Israeli-...

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Indonesian shaman kept woman in cave as sex slave for 15 years

Indonesian shaman kept woman in cave as sex slave for 15 years

H would apparently sit hidden in a cave of boulders during the day and stay overnight in a hut close to the shaman's house. But this week, 15 years after her disappearance, the woman, now 28 - whom ...

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Washington, DC Officials Prepare for Upcoming Nationalist Rally a Year After Charlottesville

Washington, DC Officials Prepare for Upcoming Nationalist Rally a Year After Charlottesville

Two Virginia state troopers also died as they were responding to the violence when their helicopter crashed. Ahead of Saturday's events in Charlottesville , the University of Virginia closed ...

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Vice President Mike Pence calls for creation of Space Force by 2020

Vice President Mike Pence calls for creation of Space Force by 2020

To get congressional approval for a sixth armed service, Trump would also need Democratic votes in the Senate. The US Vice President warned in his speech of the advancing threats and "unprecedente...

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Southern California’s ‘Holy Fire’ has burned 9,614 acres, suspected arsonist under arrest

Southern California’s ‘Holy Fire’ has burned 9,614 acres, suspected arsonist under arrest

McGlover also faces a life sentence if convicted. If large gatherings take place, police will ask people to leave and Johnson said they will be making arrests or issuing tickets for minor, illegal...

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27 dead as heavy rains trigger landslides and flash floods in Kerala

27 dead as heavy rains trigger landslides and flash floods in Kerala

Kerala's disaster was quietly in the making over the last couple of days as the relentless rain kept lashing the catchment areas, but things got out of control with water levels rapidly rising overni...

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Zimbabwe presidential inauguration delayed after court appeal -Minister

Zimbabwe presidential inauguration delayed after court appeal -Minister

Zimbabwe's Justice Minister Ziyambi Ziyambi said Sunday's ceremony has been delayed after Nelson Chamisa , leader of the opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) launched a legal bid to overtu...

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Gretchen Whitmer Wins Democratic Nomination for Michigan Governor

Gretchen Whitmer Wins Democratic Nomination for Michigan Governor

Analysts attribute the surge to angst over and backing for Trump along with a ballot that had a number of high-profile, high-dollar open races on both sides. It could triple, to six, if the Democrats ...

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US Judge orders return of deported family, threatens Sessions with contempt

US Judge orders return of deported family, threatens Sessions with contempt

The woman, identified only as Carmen , and her daughter had been scheduled to be deported, but the government agreed to postpone their removal until Thursday night so an appeal of the decision coul...

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Ban on Nazi symbols is lifted for computer games in Germany

Ban on Nazi symbols is lifted for computer games in Germany

While German movies and TV shows have long used this artistic exception to depict historical Nazis, a 1998 ruling from the High District Frankfurt Court determined that the exception did not apply to ...

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WikiLeaks Says US Senators Want To Interview Julian Assange

WikiLeaks Says US Senators Want To Interview Julian Assange

The Senate Intelligence Committee wants to interview WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange as part of its investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election. Assange's claims run contrary to ...

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Firefighters capture footage of a 50-foot-tall tornado made of fire

Firefighters capture footage of a 50-foot-tall tornado made of fire

A video recorded by firefighters and posted to Twitter by Leicestershire's fire department captured the event, showing a slim streak of fire reaching into the sky amid a visible whirlwind storm that r...

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Taliban fighters storm Afghan city before being repelled

Taliban fighters storm Afghan city before being repelled

After dawn Friday, Ghazni's residents were staying indoors and all shops in the city remained closed. A spokesman for US Forces in Afghanistan said the fighting had "ceased" Friday morning, hour...

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Fredericton police: At least 4 killed in 'ongoing incident'

Fredericton police: At least 4 killed in 'ongoing incident'

We will provide more details as soon as we can. Rachel LeBlanc, who was sheltering in place at a daycare center within the lockdown area on Brookside Drive, told CBC she heard gunshots shortly aft...

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Tourists evacuated as flash floods hit south of France

Tourists evacuated as flash floods hit south of France

About 750 people in all were evacuated in Gard, mainly from campsites, a top district official, Thierry Dousset, told France's BFM-TV news channel. Four German children suffering from hypothermia ...

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Devin Nunes accidentally revealed his master plan to everyone

Devin Nunes accidentally revealed his master plan to everyone

Nunes, who chairs the House intelligence committee, has been targeted by Democrats as he has expanded the inquiry into Russian meddling in the 2016 election to include the Obama administration's surve...

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Pregnant mother and child killed as conflict between Israel, Hamas escalates

Pregnant mother and child killed as conflict between Israel, Hamas escalates

The strike hit a building that Palestinians say housed a cultural centre and other offices in the middle of the city, an AFP correspondent said . "Israel is being inundated with Hamas rocket fire...

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North Korea Says US

North Korea Says US "Throwing Water" Over Confidence-Building Efforts

A statement from the nation's Foreign Ministry said that following President Trump's June summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un , the North has worked to improve relations between the two count...

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Indonesia natural disaster death toll close to 400

Indonesia natural disaster death toll close to 400

Witnesses have reported buildings collapsing in the latest series of tremors to hit the island - following Sunday's fatal quake in Lombok. Reuters has reported collapsed buildings and widespre...

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Najib faces new money laundering charges, smiling, he pleads not guilty

Najib faces new money laundering charges, smiling, he pleads not guilty

After taking office, Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad , reopened an investigation into 1MDB and prevented Najib and his wife, Rosmah Mansor , from leaving the country. SRC has been the in...

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Abby Huntsman to depart Fox for ABC's 'The View'

Abby Huntsman to depart Fox for ABC's 'The View'

She is also the daughter of former Republican presidential candidate Gov. Jon Huntsman (R-Utah), who is now President Trump's U.S. Ambassador to Russian Federation. She's married and has one daugh...

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