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One dead, many injured in 6.0 quake in western Iran

One dead, many injured in 6.0 quake in western Iran

The shallow quake hit 26 kilometres southwest of the city of Javanrud in Kermanshah province, the US Geological Survey said, near the site of a powerful quake past year that killed hundreds. Inter...

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Hawaii Braces For 'Life Threatening' Flash Flooding, After Lane Weakens

Hawaii Braces For 'Life Threatening' Flash Flooding, After Lane Weakens

Teams were assessing damage, she said, but continued to focus on recovery efforts because it was still raining. Lane churned toward the island chain early this week as the most powerful type of hu...

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Victims in Jacksonville Landing shooting identified

Victims in Jacksonville Landing shooting identified

Here's what we know about the victims. The latest rampage occurred amid a debate over USA gun laws that was given fresh impetus by the massacre in February of 17 people at a high school in Parklan...

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Cool marine air pushes wildfire smoke away from Richmond

Cool marine air pushes wildfire smoke away from Richmond

Visit airhealth.ca for information on how to reduce health risks and personal contributions to pollution levels, as well as for current and forecast air-quality values. Air quality is now in the mod...

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Suspect in 1998 murder of Dutch boy appears in court in Spain

Suspect in 1998 murder of Dutch boy appears in court in Spain

A survival expert wanted over the brutal 1998 killing of a young Dutch boy has been arrested in Spain after one of the most extensive murder investigations to date in the Netherlands . In February,...

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Vietnam remembers, mourns former POW John McCain

Vietnam remembers, mourns former POW John McCain

Both Trumps tweeted briefly about the passing of the political icon, but that was it, and sources say that Donald Trump won't attend McCain's funeral (though John McCain had said that he didn't ...

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6 children, 2 adults killed in Chicago fire

6 children, 2 adults killed in Chicago fire

One woman lay in the street crying. The fire was put out just after 5 a.m., fire department officials said. A fire lieutenant was also taken to the hospital for overexertion, but he was stable, offi...

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Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe 'has returned to Iran prison'

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe 'has returned to Iran prison'

He said their daughter Gabriella, who has been staying with family in Iran, cried when she realised her mother was leaving. The 40-year-old denies the allegation, insisting she was on holiday in Ira...

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Deadly Fire Breaks Out in Chinese Hotel

Deadly Fire Breaks Out in Chinese Hotel

Authorities were investigating the cause of the blaze, the Harbin unit of China's ruling Communist Party said on its Weibo account. Xie Peihua/CNS via Reuters This image taken from a video footage r...

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Pope Refuses Comment On Claim He Ignored Abuse

Pope Refuses Comment On Claim He Ignored Abuse

The Vatican's retired ambassador to the United States has purportedly penned an 11-page letter accusing senior Vatican officials of knowing as early as 2000 that the disgraced former archbishop of Was...

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McCain, US war hero and presidential candidate; 81

McCain, US war hero and presidential candidate; 81

The public will be invited to pay their respects. His family has said he did not want Trump to attend his funeral service, where former presidents George W Bush and Barack Obama are expected to spea...

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United Nations team says Myanmar’s generals must be prosecuted for genocide

United Nations team says Myanmar’s generals must be prosecuted for genocide

Numerous human rights violations committed in Myanmar "undoubtedly amount to the gravest crimes under global law", finds the report, delivered days after the one-year anniversary of a horrific outbu...

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Mass Shooting at Madden Video Game Tournament in Florida

Mass Shooting at Madden Video Game Tournament in Florida

Jones said he didn't notice any security -either private security guards or off-duty police officers- at the venue. Florida has been the site of other recent mass shootings - the February massa...

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National Enquirer boss granted immunity in Cohen probe

National Enquirer boss granted immunity in Cohen probe

Cohen began wondering to friends whether loyalty with Trump had become a one-way street, the people said . President Donald Trump sits with Attorney General Jeff Session , Dec. Republican poll...

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Russia, Turkey to establish mechanism for consultations on easing visa restrictions

Russia, Turkey to establish mechanism for consultations on easing visa restrictions

As the Syrian army prepares to retake the Idlib province from radical groups, analysts are warning about Turkey facing the threat of mass migration and dealing with armed rebels who may also attem...

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China protests against Trump’s claim it is holding back denuclearisation

China protests against Trump’s claim it is holding back denuclearisation

In his Friday tweets, Trump put some of the blame on China for the lack of progress with North Korea, tweeting that because of his "tougher Trading stance", the Chinese were not "helping with the pr...

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Islamic State Leader In Afghanistan Reported Killed

Islamic State Leader In Afghanistan Reported Killed

This was the third Daesh leader in Afghanistan to be killed in less than two years. The agency also said a large number of weapons, ammunition and explosives were destroyed by the air attacks. Erh...

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Trump reportedly nixed statement praising life of John McCain

Trump reportedly nixed statement praising life of John McCain

President Donald Trump nixed issuing a statement that praised the heroism and life of Sen. But of course, Trump's reaction isn't very surprising. House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy reflects on...

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US Senator John McCain is dead

The president, who mocked McCain's capture in Vietnam during the 2016 campaign, jabbed at the senator even after his illness for voting against Republican efforts to roll back President Barack Obama'...

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John McCain Dead At 81(HBO)

He respected John McCain from the bottom of his heart. His impact on America hasn't ended. We need a few more mavericks, not a few more conformists. Klobuchar and her husband did visit McCain and hi...

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Airlines scrap Iran flights in a dramatic about-face

Airlines scrap Iran flights in a dramatic about-face

BA, which is owned by Spanish-registered IAG, said its last outbound flight from London to Tehran will be on September 22, and the return flight on September 23. Hamid Baeidinejad, Iran's ambassador t...

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Deadly mass shooting at video game tournament in Florida

Deadly mass shooting at video game tournament in Florida

But on its Twitter feed, the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office says it's unknown at this time if there's a second suspect and searches are being conducted. Authorities did not provide any other informati...

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Magnitude 6.1 quake hits Iran, felt in Baghdad: USGS

Magnitude 6.1 quake hits Iran, felt in Baghdad: USGS

The epicenter of the quake was nearly 6 miles from the city of Tazehabad and about 19 miles from the city of Javanrud. At least one person has been killed and another 58 wounded following a 6.1-magn...

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New Australian PM knows NZ political psyche

New Australian PM knows NZ political psyche

She attracted no votes from her home state of Western Australia. "She's made an enormous contribution to the Liberal Party as a fundraiser - if anyone knows that I do", she said. "For five years she h...

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Trump financial chief 'given immunity'

Trump financial chief 'given immunity'

On Tuesday , Cohen pleaded guilty to eight felonies, including two counts related to hush money to women who alleged affairs with Trump. Weisselberg, 70, began working for the Trump Organization a...

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Buried WWII munitions explode in wildfire burning near Berlin

Buried WWII munitions explode in wildfire burning near Berlin

Most evacuees stayed with relatives and friends at a safe distance from the fires, although some were housed overnight in the nearby village of Treuenbrietzen's town hall. Firefighters battle a wild...

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One suspect dead, multiple fatalities confirmed after Jacksonville mass shooting

One suspect dead, multiple fatalities confirmed after Jacksonville mass shooting

Shortly after, authorities reported that one suspect was dead at the scene and that they were not yet sure whether there was a second suspect. We will get to you. - Jax Sheriff's Office (@JSOPIO )...

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Leaked messages reveal plan to stop Julie Bishop's leadership bid

Leaked messages reveal plan to stop Julie Bishop's leadership bid

Turnbull supporter David Coleman will take on Immigration, Citizenship and Multicultural Affairs in a clear signal from Morrison to separate the economic role of immigration from national security fol...

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Rohingya protest for ‘justice on crackdown anniversary

Rohingya protest for ‘justice on crackdown anniversary

Raids by Rohingya militants on 25 August past year across Myanmar's Rakhine state spurred an army crackdown which the United Nations has likened to "ethnic cleansing". Even worse, the Rohingya rem...

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U.S. reactivates 2nd Fleet, launches weapons group

U.S. reactivates 2nd Fleet, launches weapons group

Richardson, the Chief of Naval Operations, said at the relaunch ceremony. The revived fleet reflects a major shift in USA military strategy recently from focusing on terrorism in the Middle East - w...

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Bolton - US will work with Ukraine to prevent Russian interference in elections

Bolton - US will work with Ukraine to prevent Russian interference in elections

The notice explained that these areas are " essential to the national security interests of the United States " and shall be issued on a case-by-case basis. They now contain about 450 Russian econ...

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Morrison a less popular salesman than Turnbull, says Shorten

Morrison a less popular salesman than Turnbull, says Shorten

Morrison emerged as the surprise victor of a party-room vote to replace Turnbull after a week of political chaos in Canberra that marked the emergence of Australia's sixth prime minister in less t...

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Ghani Calls For Entire Security Cabinet To Step Down

Ghani Calls For Entire Security Cabinet To Step Down

Qader Shah, head of the National Security Council (NSC) strategic affairs, confirmed Atmar's resignation to Pajhwok Afghan News. The Afghan national security adviser's resignation comes amid renewed...

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7.1 magnitude quake hits Peru-Brazil border

7.1 magnitude quake hits Peru-Brazil border

The quake hit shortly after 0900 GMT, about 140 kilometres west of the Peruvian town of Iberia, the USGS said. The reason stated was "normal faulting at a depth of approximately 610 km". "Focal mechan...

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Prosecutors circling Trump's businesses after Cohen plea

And he was there when Trump transformed the business around his TV celebrity in the new millennium and went on a global licensing spree. Trump's secret? The still ardent support of his electoral bas...

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The Left Sidesteps Mollie Tibbett’s Murder

The Left Sidesteps Mollie Tibbett’s Murder

The videos had captured images of Tibbetts running as well as a Black Chevy Malibu that investigators said they traced to Bahena-Rivera, informing a determination that Rivera was one of the last pe...

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Tropical Storm Lane threatens more Hawaii floods as it turns away

Tropical Storm Lane threatens more Hawaii floods as it turns away

Hurricane Lane may have looked like a monster storm earlier this week, but it petered out by Friday thanks to strong wind shear . The National Weather Service says early Friday that the storm has d...

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Sen. Sasse Calls Out Colleagues for Predicting Sessions Will Be Fired

Sen. Sasse Calls Out Colleagues for Predicting Sessions Will Be Fired

Trump has spent more than a year publicly and privately venting over Sessions' decision to recuse himself from the federal Russia-collusion investigation because he'd worked on Trump's campaign....

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Scott Morrison to replace Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull after party vote

Scott Morrison to replace Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull after party vote

However senior Liberal figures believe the 62-year-old will walk away from politics at the next election after a 20 year career in federal Parliament, and may even decide over the weekend against bein...

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Killing of Iowa woman stokes USA immigration debate

Killing of Iowa woman stokes USA immigration debate

Tibbetts, whose body was found on Tuesday , went missing while she was on an evening run in July. A Mexican citizen living in the USA under a false name was charged with her killing, and president ...

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