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Mexico Travel Advisory Issued After 8 Bodies Found in Cancun

Mexico Travel Advisory Issued After 8 Bodies Found in Cancun

The U.S. government is limited to intervene in emergencies citizens may face in Mexico and government employees can not travel to certain areas, according to the advisory. Shooting incidents injur...

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U.S. to cut $200m aid to Gaza and West Bank

U.S. to cut $200m aid to Gaza and West Bank

A State Department official said Friday that the decision, made "at the direction of the president", came after a review of aid programmes to the Palestinian territories. A Palestinian journalist with...

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Top Trump Organization official Weisselberg granted immunity in Cohen investigation

People instantly recognized who was in Conway's sights in this tweet. Prosecutors reached a similar immunity deal with David Pecker , the publisher of National Enquirer magazine, the Journal rep...

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New Australian PM Scott Morrison pledges 'generational change' to heal ruling party

New Australian PM Scott Morrison pledges 'generational change' to heal ruling party

The moment young boy cried hysterically after he was told Malcolm Turnbull was ousted as Prime Minister has been caught on camera. Turnbull stepped down as Liberal leader on Friday and will resign...

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Arab Coalition foils Houthi attacks on commercial vessels in Red Sea

Arab Coalition foils Houthi attacks on commercial vessels in Red Sea

The rebel-run Saba news agency said the air strike on Thursday hit a bus and a home but the United Arab Emirates, a key partner in the coalition, blamed the Huthi rebels for the attack. "Governments...

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Pope likely to meet with abuse victims in Dublin

Pope likely to meet with abuse victims in Dublin

Ireland today is a completely changed place and the Catholic church has been badly damaged by its sex abuse cover-ups against the backdrop of a general social shift towards more liberal values. Anot...

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Drug tunnel to Mexico uncovered in kitchen of former KFC

Drug tunnel to Mexico uncovered in kitchen of former KFC

It remains under investigation. The tunnel's entrance - found inside the KFC kitchen - had a diameter of eight inches, which is why authorities belief the tunnel transported narcotics with a system ...

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Thomas Cook takes its guests out of Egypt hotel after 2 died

Thomas Cook takes its guests out of Egypt hotel after 2 died

What I want is to clear up some of what is being reported. A spokesperson for the hotel's parent company told the BBC there was not an unusual level of illness among the 1,600 guests staying at th...

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Austria's Kurz wants to help EU's Barnier avoid a hard Brexit

Austria's Kurz wants to help EU's Barnier avoid a hard Brexit

Britain's government plans to release more than 70 papers in total in the coming weeks. The 25 published on Thursday cover everything from the movement of organs, blood and sperm to nuclear regulation...

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North Korea speeds construction spree ahead of anniversary

North Korea speeds construction spree ahead of anniversary

A group of South Koreans tearfully bid farewell to their relatives in North Korea as they returned home following the first of two rounds of reunions of family members separated by the 1950-1953 Kor...

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Kashmir core issue between India and Pakistan, says Qureshi

Kashmir core issue between India and Pakistan, says Qureshi

Speaking of how Pakistan needs to become more active in global terms, Qureshi said the country could use worldwide forums to its benefit. Qureshi's Chinese, Iranian, and Japanese counterparts wo...

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Retailers study shows more Trump tariffs could cost consumers $6 billion

Retailers study shows more Trump tariffs could cost consumers $6 billion

The official Xinhua news agency said in a commentary on Thursday that China approached the latest round of talks in good faith, but that Washington remains vague about what it wants. President Trump h...

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Geraldo Rivera Demolishes Fox News Over Racist Coverage of Mollie Tibbetts

Geraldo Rivera Demolishes Fox News Over Racist Coverage of Mollie Tibbetts

The Iowa State Medical Examiner conducted an autopsy yesterday, August 22, 2018 , on the body confirmed to be Mollie Tibbetts , and drew some preliminary conclusions. Those documents were released t...

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Farm killings and conspiracy theories on South Africa

Farm killings and conspiracy theories on South Africa

Trump's tweet appeared to be a response to a Fox News report on Wednesday that focused on South Africa's land issue and murders of white farmers. The protests originated in 2011 at the hands of M...

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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

Turnbull scraped through 48-35 when challenged by Dutton, but it was apparent he had been fatally wounded. Turnbull will now leave politics. Analysts said the increasing polarization of political de...

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Donald Trump's lawyer on Scottish golf trip as president faces legal threats

Donald Trump's lawyer on Scottish golf trip as president faces legal threats

In the sit-down with Fox, Trump slammed his once close associate for "flipping", saying it "almost ought to be outlawed". On Wednesday, the tax department confirmed it subpoenaed Cohen , just hou...

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Trump tells Pompeo to cancel North Korea trip

Trump tells Pompeo to cancel North Korea trip

President Donald Trump posted a Twitter thread saying that his administration's dealings with North Korea aren't going quite as he had hoped, placing the blame on China. Trump believes North Korea...

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'Stop the boats' Morrison: Australia's latest PM

'Stop the boats' Morrison: Australia's latest PM

Morrison defeated challengers Peter Dutton and Julie Bishop in the spill motion. But the extent of disquiet about Mr Turnbull's leadership proved to be exaggerated by many Dutton supporter...

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Pompeo’s remarks on terrorism during maiden call to Imran Khan trigger controversy

Pompeo’s remarks on terrorism during maiden call to Imran Khan trigger controversy

The Pakistani media this week reported that Mr Pompeo is likely to visit Islamabad in the first week of September to hold talks with newly-elected prime minister - Imran Khan . "That may surprise s...

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Michael Cohen turned on Trump at urging of his Holocaust survivor father

The White House pushed back forcefully on Wednesday against suggestions that a plea deal struck by President Donald Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen implicated Trump in a crime, Reuters repo...

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Mnangagwa calls for peace, welcomes court backing of election win

Mnangagwa calls for peace, welcomes court backing of election win

Chiwenga was speaking at Inyati Imhenyu Farm in Banket on Tuesday, Chiwenga said Mnangagwa would still be President after the ConCourt ruling tomorrow. Mnangagwa said on Twitter: "I once again reitera...

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Anaesthetist kills his wife and daughter, 16, with a gas-filled YOGA ball

Anaesthetist kills his wife and daughter, 16, with a gas-filled YOGA ball

That alleged weapon: a yoga ball filled with carbon monoxide, which Khaw Kim-sun is accused of leaving in the trunk of a Mini Cooper his wife, Wong Siew-fung, was driving in May 2015, the South Chi...

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Manafort juror says one holdout kept jury from convicting on all counts

Manafort juror says one holdout kept jury from convicting on all counts

But Duncan said she was not anxious about her safety and thus chose to speak out. The president reassured Fox News' Ainsley Earhart that he does not believe she or her colleagues are the "enemy of t...

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NSA leaker sentenced to over five years in prison

NSA leaker sentenced to over five years in prison

In a statement , Assistant Attorney General for National Security John Demers praised the Justice Department for prosecuting victor, who he said "schemed to take and disclose classified information ...

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Sessions hits back at Trump over Justice Department criticism

Sessions hits back at Trump over Justice Department criticism

While the senior White House official said Trump is "positively inclined" to support some of the revisions that Grassley champions, he has not yet given his endorsement of a sentencing overhaul, and...

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DNC Says Reported Hack Attempt Was a False Alarm

DNC Says Reported Hack Attempt Was a False Alarm

But this false alarm comes amid repeated warnings from senior US intelligence officials that Russian Federation is intent on interfering in the 2018 midterm elections. Unfortunately, members of the ...

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Betsy Devos mulling plan to arm teachers

Betsy Devos mulling plan to arm teachers

A spokeswoman for the department would not directly address the plan. The federal grant being considered for this objective is one that does not specifically prohibit buying weapons. The reported pr...

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Iran Shows Off Jet Fighter as Tensions With U.S. Rise

Iran Shows Off Jet Fighter as Tensions With U.S. Rise

A senior Iranian cleric used his sermon during Eid prayers in Tehran on Wednesday to warn the United States against attacking Iran , threatening that Israel and other American allies would be t...

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China expects to wean away Taiwan's last Africa ally soon

China expects to wean away Taiwan's last Africa ally soon

Taiwan sees itself as a sovereign country and has its own democratic political system, laws and currency. The island's biggest opposition group, the China-friendly Kuomintang (KMT), urged a "better ...

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FB, Twitter remove propaganda accounts

FB, Twitter remove propaganda accounts

Accounts set up on Facebook and Instagram by " Liberty Front Press ", a bogus media organisation run from Iran, had tens of thousands of followers. However the software company said these attempts h...

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Strong typhoon barrels towards flood-hit western Japan

Strong typhoon barrels towards flood-hit western Japan

The weather agency warned of gusts, high waves and heavy rain as Typhoon Cimaron crosses over the Japanese archipelago before reaching the Sea of Japan by early Friday, while airline companies have ma...

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Bobi Wine back in army court today

Bobi Wine back in army court today

The opposition politician, whose real name is Robert Kyagulanyi , has been in detention for more than a week. His face was badly swollen and he could neither talk, see or walk, so vicious was the bea...

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Government Open To Accepting Foreign Aid For Kerala Floods, Say Sources

Government Open To Accepting Foreign Aid For Kerala Floods, Say Sources

India did not specifically mention the UAE offer made Tuesday, saying only that it "deeply appreciates offers from several countries, including from foreign governments, to assist in relief and rehab...

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Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe held in Iran released temporarily

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe held in Iran released temporarily

The imprisoned Briton was called on Thursday morning while she was still in her night cloths and told that she had 10 minutes to get ready because she was being released, the Free Nazanin Campaign sai...

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Bolton: Putin Admitted He Can't Get Iran Out of Russian Federation

Bolton: Putin Admitted He Can't Get Iran Out of Russian Federation

Critics of the nuclear agreement, including Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu , say Iran got too much while giving up too little and retained an ability to pursue nuclear weapons. The US, UK,...

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Dramatic moment police helicopter smashes into ground

Dramatic moment police helicopter smashes into ground

The helicopter then gets snagged on the platform, tilting sideways as blades smash into the asphalt and spin upward . The rotor touched the ground and broke apart. As the helicopter starts to ascend, ...

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Europe must pay price to save nuclear deal: Iran FM

Europe must pay price to save nuclear deal: Iran FM

Zarif retained a clear belief during the hour-long interview that the nuclear deal could be revived regardless of President Donald Trump's administration's denunciation of it. "Unfortunately I was w...

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Knifeman near Paris kills mother and sister in attack claimed by IS

Knifeman near Paris kills mother and sister in attack claimed by IS

Police "neutralized" the attacker who is now dead, the Yvelines region's Twitter account said Thursday , adding that the police operation had ended. France has been hit by a string of high profile t...

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Cohen: Trump told me to pay off women to influence the election

Cohen: Trump told me to pay off women to influence the election

This story has not been edited by Firstpost staff and is generated by auto-feed. It caps a day of turmoil for the White House with the Donald Trump's long term attorney and fixer Michael Cohen h...

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Trump wants study on SA land debate

Trump wants study on SA land debate

Shortly after watching a Fox News report on the matter, US President Donald Trump on Wednesday instructed Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to look into land seizures from white farmers in South Africa...

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