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Fire at Germany's Vohburg refinery under control, investigation underway

Fire at Germany's Vohburg refinery under control, investigation underway

The statement said that work is being done to put out the fire. Some 1,800 residents of the nearby towns of Vohburg and Irsching were evacuated as a precautionary measure. Bayernoil is a Bavaria-bas...

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Trump insider David Pecker leaving Postmedia board of directors

Trump insider David Pecker leaving Postmedia board of directors

The Enquirer had for decades collected dirt on Trump, sometimes paying for the rights to salacious bits of information and then never making them public. Amid growing scrutiny of his tabloid empire,...

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Raise Pension Age! Angry Russians Protest

Raise Pension Age! Angry Russians Protest

Peskov said Putin was not involved in drafting the original plan. In a rare address to the nation, Putin took to the airwaves to defend the deeply unpopular new proposal to raise the retirement age,...

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Ukraine rebel leader killed in cafe bombing in Donetsk

Ukraine rebel leader killed in cafe bombing in Donetsk

The Russian Foreign Ministry has described the blast as an "assasination" attempt and says that Moscow believes it to be a "terror attack" by the Ukranian government. The Chechen leader said that al...

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Iranian FM in Islamabad for talks with Pakistani leadership

Iranian FM in Islamabad for talks with Pakistani leadership

On this occasion Dr Mohammad Javad Zarif also congratulated and conveyed best wishes from Iranian speaker and his leadership to Asad Qaiser on his election as the speaker of the National Assembly. Dur...

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Under rare pressure at home, Russia’s Putin promises to soften pension overhaul

Under rare pressure at home, Russia’s Putin promises to soften pension overhaul

However, a five-year increase for men would stay. Putin's approval ratings, routinely hovering around 80%, dipped in July to 67%, independent pollster Levada-Center found. Given that 61 percent of P...

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Senator calls for investigation of tariff exemption process

Senator calls for investigation of tariff exemption process

U.S. President Donald Trump signed proclamations allowing targeted relief in steel quotas for Korea, Argentina, and Brazil, and aluminum quota for Argentina depending on industry conditions in the U...

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Bobi Wine Shows Kizza Besigye His Injuries From Hospital Bed

Bobi Wine Shows Kizza Besigye His Injuries From Hospital Bed

He was evacuated to hospital in Arua and later transferred to privately-owned Lubaga hospital in the capital Kampala . The statement stated: "This morning (Thursday) police found Hon Zaake at Enteb...

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US couple ordered to turn over funds raised for homeless man

US couple ordered to turn over funds raised for homeless man

Ms McClure set up the online fundraising page as a way to give back to Mr Bobbitt, who came to her aid when she ran out of fuel on an Interstate 95 exit ramp in Philadelphia late one night last Octo...

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Trump Volunteer Tries To Block Journalist From Photographing Protester At Rally

Trump Volunteer Tries To Block Journalist From Photographing Protester At Rally

Appearing in Evansville, Trump aimed to boost support for wealthy Republican businessman Mike Braun , who is facing off against Donnelly in what is viewed as one of the nation's most competitive Se...

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China reacts to 'White House' twitter tirade on North Korea

China reacts to 'White House' twitter tirade on North Korea

On Tuesday, Mattis told reporters at a press conference that the suspension of joint military exercises with South Korea, which was part of an agreement with North Korea , was made "as a good-faith m...

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Washington lauds John McCain as one of America’s ‘bravest souls’, Trump absent

Washington lauds John McCain as one of America’s ‘bravest souls’, Trump absent

His body was in Washington on Friday to lie in state at the US Capitol where a ceremony will be held in tribute. The drenched servicemen never broke their stride. McCain was involved in planning the...

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Trump says Sessions safe in job at least until November elections

Trump says Sessions safe in job at least until November elections

In his most forceful public rebuke yet, Sessions hit back , saying he "will not be improperly influenced by political considerations". Sessions opted out of the probe to avoid a conflict of inter...

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John McCain’s mother, 106, attends son’s memorial service

Cindy McCain (R), wife of John McCain , talks with US Vice President Mike Pence (C) and his wife Karen Pence (L) during a memorial service for the late-Senator John McCain in the Rotunda of the U...

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Twitter users brush off 4.4 magnitude quake in LA with memes

Twitter users brush off 4.4 magnitude quake in LA with memes

County, La Verne and Irwindale . There were no immediate reports of damage in Los Angeles or La Verne , police in both cities said. Did you feel the two back to back earthquakes Tuesday even...

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East Ukraine separatist leader killed in cafe blast

East Ukraine separatist leader killed in cafe blast

The rebel leader was the head of state and Prime Minister of the Donetsk People's Republic, a proto-state in the Donetsk region of Ukraine. Olena Alekseeva, Spokesperson of Zakharchenko confirmed th...

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US President Donald Trump to visit Ireland in November

Trump will attend the November 11 ceremonies to "highlight the sacrifices that Americans have made, not only during World War I but also in the century since, in the name of liberty", it said. "Dece...

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Amsterdam police study possible terror motive for stabbings

Amsterdam police study possible terror motive for stabbings

The suspect has a German residence permit, and Amsterdam police were in contact with authorities in Germany to find out about his background, according to the city government. Several police vehicle...

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USA lobbyist admits to foreign donation scheme tied to Trump inauguration

USA lobbyist admits to foreign donation scheme tied to Trump inauguration

Berman Jackson is also scheduled to preside over Manafort's trial in September. Earlier Friday, Law&Crime noted that Patten , an associate of Paul Manafort and Rick Gates in the lobbying world,...

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Busy Toronto mall evacuated after gunshots

Busy Toronto mall evacuated after gunshots

Police Superintendent Rob Johnson said the shooting took place on the east side of the big Yorkdale Shopping Centre that is popular with locals. Police said they are looking for multiple suspects. A...

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Iran still complying with nuclear deal despite U.S. withdrawal, United Nations watchdog says

Iran still complying with nuclear deal despite U.S. withdrawal, United Nations watchdog says

On Thursday, Reuters cited a confidential report by the United Nations atomic watchdog to its member states as saying that Iran has stayed within the limits set in the nuclear deal on its enriched ura...

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United States will 'cut all funds to United Nations agency for Palestinian refugees'

United States will 'cut all funds to United Nations agency for Palestinian refugees'

UNRWA has faced a cash crisis since the United States, long its biggest donor, earlier this year in January slashed funding by $300 million, saying the agency needed to make unspecified reforms and ca...

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Pres. Trump Accuses Bruce, Nellie Ohr Of Colluding With Russia

Pres. Trump Accuses Bruce, Nellie Ohr Of Colluding With Russia

It was not clear from Ohr's interview whether Steele had been directly told that or had picked that up through his contacts, but the broader sentiment is echoed in Steele's research dossier. As with e...

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President Trump threatens to withdraw U.S. from WTO

President Trump threatens to withdraw U.S. from WTO

Lighthizer has accused the WTO dispute-settlement system of interfering with US sovereignty, particularly on anti-dumping cases. However, Trump, who has been pushing protectionist policies, says the U...

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India's Supreme Court criticises police for arresting activists

India's Supreme Court criticises police for arresting activists

Giving relief to the five social activists , accused to have Maoist links, the Supreme Court on Wednesday directed to keep the five accused under house arrest till September 5, in the Bhima Korega...

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Couple who raised $400k for homeless man ordered to turn over money

Johnny Bobbitt received worldwide praise after he gave a stranded motorist in Philadelphia his last $20, so she could get gas previous year. After her story went viral, McClure set up a GoFundMe ...

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Donald Trump unblocks critics on Twitter as ordered by court

Donald Trump unblocks critics on Twitter as ordered by court

District Judge Naomi Reice Buchwald's ruling that the blocks were " unconstitutional ". The lawsuit was filed by the Knight First Amendment Institute on behalf of seven people who had been blocked...

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DeSantis says dont monkey things up

DeSantis says dont monkey things up

Both Trump and DeSantis have likened Gillum's policy positions to "socialism". That is not going to work. "I think for Florida to move in that direction, we would have to do it as a confederation...

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USA justice department criticises Harvard over 'racial bias'

USA justice department criticises Harvard over 'racial bias'

The move comes two months after President Donald Trump's administration announced it was cancelling the previous Obama administration's support for so-called affirmative action programmes. "The record...

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Labour MP quits as party has become ‘a force for anti-Semitism’

Labour MP quits as party has become ‘a force for anti-Semitism’

British Labour MP Frank Field quit the party's whip on Thursday over the ongoing antisemitism crisis surrounding its far-left leader, Jeremy Corbyn. 'The leadership is doing nothing substantive to a...

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American Media boss David Pecker exits Postmedia board following Cohen controversy

The existence of the plan, which was never finalised, has not been reported before. According to the report, a phone conversation taped by Cohen had him saying, "It's all the stuff - all the stuff, ...

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Joe Biden remembers John McCain as a brother during Arizona memorial service

Joe Biden remembers John McCain as a brother during Arizona memorial service

They traveled the world together, "and we would sit on that plane, and while everyone else was asleep, just talk". When the speeches finished, Cindy McCain patted the casket gently, then pressed h...

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In the West Bank opened a United Nations school

In the West Bank opened a United Nations school

At least 171 Palestinians have been killed by Israeli fire during demonstrations near the border with Israel that began in March amid a humanitarian crisis in the Gaza Strip. "We will be a donor if it...

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New Mexico Interstate 40 crash in Thoreau leaves 'multiple dead'

New Mexico Interstate 40 crash in Thoreau leaves 'multiple dead'

Chris Jones said in a phone interview that he was headed west Thursday on Interstate 40 near the Arizona state line when he saw a semi-truck on its side. It was traveling between Albuquerque and Phoen...

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United Nations envoy suggests civilians leave Syria's Idlib

United Nations envoy suggests civilians leave Syria's Idlib

A source said yesterday that Russia's ally, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, was preparing a phased offensive there. Now the Syrian regime is starting to reveal the names of those who died in its h...

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Russia to hold biggest war games in nearly four decades

Russia to hold biggest war games in nearly four decades

Mr. Shoigu compared the Vostok-2018 war games to a Soviet maneuver in 1981 named Zapad-81 (West-81), which involved a pretend attack on. China and Mongolia will also participate. Japan, which border...

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Temporary housing to end for Puerto Ricans displaced by hurricane

Temporary housing to end for Puerto Ricans displaced by hurricane

On Tuesday, a report from researchers at George Washington University had claimed for the first time that the number of casualties from the storm was an estimated 2,975 - far higher than the 64 dea...

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Charges dismissed against 3 in New Mexico compound case

Charges dismissed against 3 in New Mexico compound case

But they both still face more serious charges of child abuse resulting in death after Wahhaj's son died months ago at the compound. District Judge Jeff McElroy criticized the office of Taos District...

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Chelsea Manning threatened with visa denial ahead of Australian tour

Chelsea Manning threatened with visa denial ahead of Australian tour

The reasons a person might fail the character test include a criminal record or a determination they might a risk to the community, according to the department. Manning is due to appear at the fes...

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In Germany there were further clashes

In Germany there were further clashes

It remains unclear what triggered Sunday's fight in which the 35-year-old man, named only as Daniel H, was fatally stabbed. Over a thousand leftist protesters massed near a giant statue of Karl Marx...

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