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Scientists Suggest Microwaves Could Be Behind Cuban 'Sonic Attacks'

Scientists Suggest Microwaves Could Be Behind Cuban 'Sonic Attacks'

The Americans reported unusual high-pitched sounds outside their Havana homes and hotels in 2016 and 2017, followed by severe headaches, nausea, fatigue, dizziness and hearing loss. Cuba, for its pa...

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Russian Federation says Syrian regime preparing to 'solve' Idlib problem

Russian Federation says Syrian regime preparing to 'solve' Idlib problem

He added: "Hundreds of thousands of people could be killed. Don't let that happen!" Syrian rebel fighters prepare for an upcoming government offensive, in the countryside of the rebel-held northern ...

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Explosive device detonates outside USA embassy in Cairo

Explosive device detonates outside USA embassy in Cairo

Embassy in central Cairo, three security sources said . The concrete blast barriers where the incident happened encircle the United States and nearby British embassies in the leafy district of Gard...

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UK’s upbeat Brexit progress report given short shrift by parliament

UK’s upbeat Brexit progress report given short shrift by parliament

He said that the real "scandal" was "not that we have failed , but that we have not even tried" on Brexit . "The UK has agreed to hand over £40bn of taxpayers' money for two-thirds of diddly squat"....

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Kindergarten principal sacked for pole dance show

Kindergarten principal sacked for pole dance show

It reported the principal had been dismissed and assured parents there would be no further pole dancing featured within the school. Videos circulating on social media showed a scantily-clad dancer...

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Jalaluddin Haqqani: Militant network founder and Osama bin Laden ally dies

Jalaluddin Haqqani: Militant network founder and Osama bin Laden ally dies

The Haqqani network is affiliated with both the Taliban and Al Qaeda and has been described as the top security threat in Afghanistan. The founder of the notorious Taliban-linked Haqqani network, ...

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Trump Mocks Attorney General Sessions for Republican Indictments

Trump Mocks Attorney General Sessions for Republican Indictments

Collins, a Republican who represents the area between Buffalo and Rochester, was the first member of Congress to endorse Trump's candidacy. Hunter and his wife, Margaret, illegally used campaign fun...

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Businesses shuttered as historic Typhoon Jebi lands in Japan

Businesses shuttered as historic Typhoon Jebi lands in Japan

Shinkansen high-speed trains between Osaka and Hiroshima were canceled from mid-morning, with the operator warning it might not be able to restart services for the rest of the day. While Tokyo will ...

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Alarming Passages From Bob Woodward's Account Of Mattis Vs

Alarming Passages From Bob Woodward's Account Of Mattis Vs

Woodward paints a picture of a White House staff constantly beaten down and belittled by a temperamental president. In response, Mattis is straining the rules of how a defense secretary and the milita...

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Majherhat bridge collapses in Kolkata, many feared trapped

Majherhat bridge collapses in Kolkata, many feared trapped

We want to go back as soon as possible", Mamata said . Banerjee, who was in the hills to hold administrative review meetings, will be returning to Kolkata on Wednesday. A big section of the bridge...

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Japan issues evacuation advisories as typhoon Jebi approaches

Japan issues evacuation advisories as typhoon Jebi approaches

Japan has issued evacuation advisories for nearly 300,000 people and cancelled hundreds of flights in the face of strong winds and heavy rain as typhoon Jebi hits. Thai Airways International announce...

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Fish shop sticks plastic eyes on fish to make them look fresher

Fish shop sticks plastic eyes on fish to make them look fresher

Competitor fishmongers responded by updating their advertising with the tagline: "without cosmetics enhancements" and "without coloured lenses". M'BlockU, a verified user, quoted at El Dahshan's twe...

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Eight dead in Denel blast

Eight dead in Denel blast

Theo Layne, a fire and rescue spokesman, said the cause of the explosion was not yet known and that three fire engines were called to the scene and had contained a fire. Factory staff were busy exting...

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'Good job Jeff': Trump blames Sessions as GOP lawmakers charged before midterms

'Good job Jeff': Trump blames Sessions as GOP lawmakers charged before midterms

He added, "Two easy wins now in doubt because there is not enough time ". Immediately he became a wonderful man, a saint like figure in fact. Democrats and other critics of Trump have cited his c...

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U.S. service member killed during ‘inside attack’ in Afghanistan

U.S. service member killed during ‘inside attack’ in Afghanistan

General Scott Miller, who took command of United States and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation forces in Afghanistan on Sunday, said the soldier´s death was "a tragic loss". He told CNN: "Peace negoti...

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Shot at San Bernardino, California Apartment Complex

Shot at San Bernardino, California Apartment Complex

As reported by CNN , ten people were shot, and three of the victims are now in critical condition. San Bernardino is located around 96km to the east of Los Angeles. Police say several people were p...

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Libya declares state of emergency in Tripoli

Libya declares state of emergency in Tripoli

Fierce clashes erupted on Friday between the Seventh Brigade, or Kaniyat, from Tarhouna, a town 65 km southeast of Tripoli, against the Tripoli Revolutionaries' Brigades and the Nawasi, two of the cap...

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Saudi Coalition Admits Bombing School Bus 'Unjustified'

Saudi Coalition Admits Bombing School Bus 'Unjustified'

In a damningreport issuedlast week, the United Nations echoed the assessment of human rights organizations and concluded that the Saudi-led coalition-often with bombs manufactured in the US-has likely...

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Philippines' Duterte visits Israel with eyes on arms deal

Philippines' Duterte visits Israel with eyes on arms deal

He has said in the past that he sees Israel as an alternative supplier of weapons after the USA and other countries refused to sell him arms over human rights violations. The sentiment arose from Dute...

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Texas Woman Flees with Baby in Carrier After High-Speed Police Chase

Texas Woman Flees with Baby in Carrier After High-Speed Police Chase

Texas Department of Public Safety troopers arrested 29-year-old Catilyn Rodriguez in San Antonio following a crash and an alleged attempted carjacking that occurred after she crashed her Mercedez S...

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Myanmar judge jails Reuters journalists for 7 years

Myanmar judge jails Reuters journalists for 7 years

Dan Chugg, British ambassador to Myanmar, speaking on behalf of the United Kingdom and member states of the European Union, said: "We are extremely disappointed by this verdict". "If you do, they will...

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Malaysia: Two women caned and fined for attempting to have sex

Malaysia: Two women caned and fined for attempting to have sex

Islamic courts can handle religious and family matters for Muslim citizens, as well as cases such as adultery. The unidentified women, aged 22 and 23, were fined 806 dollars (3,300 ringgit) in addit...

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Hitler-saluting skinheads stage another protest in Germany

Hitler-saluting skinheads stage another protest in Germany

Police said on Sunday that the demonstrations were largely peaceful. Dozens of leftist demonstrators started gathering near a large bust of the father of Communism in the city centre, where only a f...

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Plane skids off Sochi runway, 18 injured | Plane crash | Russia | Sochi

Plane skids off Sochi runway, 18 injured | Plane crash | Russia | Sochi

The incident happened on Saturday after the plane skidded off a runway during a late-night emergency landing. "Boeing has rolled out for the runway, and then overcome the inertia of the safety line,...

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Trump threatens to leave Canada out of new NAFTA deal

Trump threatens to leave Canada out of new NAFTA deal

On Friday, Thomas J. Donohue, president and CEO of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, issued a statement stressing that a revised NAFTA must include all three countries. must give six-months notice to bo...

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Pressure Builds on U.K., European Union to Reach a Brexit Deal

Pressure Builds on U.K., European Union to Reach a Brexit Deal

Mr Johnson wrote: "In adopting the Chequers proposals, we have gone into battle with the white flag fluttering over our leading tank". Mr Johnson has written in the Daily Telegraph that the approa...

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Amber Alert issued for two boys, father wanted for Phoenix double murder

Amber Alert issued for two boys, father wanted for Phoenix double murder

Police in Phoenix have sent out an Amber Alert for two young missing brothers, and have issued an arrest warrant for their father in connection to the killing of their pregnant mother. Victor Nunez-Co...

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Trump threatens to exclude Canada from new NAFTA deal

While that was part of the preliminary deal reached by Mexico and the us, it follows on proposals made by Canada earlier in the talks. Talks to keep Canada in a North American trade bloc broke u...

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JUST IN: Pres ED leaves for FOCAC Summit

JUST IN: Pres ED leaves for FOCAC Summit

He possibly previewed his remarks last week when he told Chinese officials the program was "open and inclusive" and not about creating "a China club". "What we value is the sharing of development ex...

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Ghost ship in Myanmar waters earlier towed by Indonesian-manned vessel: Navy

Ghost ship in Myanmar waters earlier towed by Indonesian-manned vessel: Navy

The hugecontainer, dubbed Sam Ratulangi PB 1600 , was uncovered by fishermen who found it floating some 11km from land in the Gulf of Martaban last week. The fishermen boarded and inspected the ship ...

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Bobi Wine Was Assaulted Again by Police, Says Barbie

Bobi Wine Was Assaulted Again by Police, Says Barbie

He was first arrested by the military on August 15 after rioting broke out between rival parties ahead of a local parliamentary election. Kyagulanyi and several other opposition politicians were arr...

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Ex-Trump aide Papadopolous asks for probation for lying to Federal Bureau of Investigation

Ex-Trump aide Papadopolous asks for probation for lying to Federal Bureau of Investigation

In the letter, Papadopoulos' legal counsel narrates the former Trump advisor's rise in politics, while portraying him as someone "out of his depth" who had "no experience in dealing with Russian Feder...

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Myanmar judge jails Reuters reporters for seven years in landmark secrets case

Myanmar judge jails Reuters reporters for seven years in landmark secrets case

The reporters, Wa Lone, 32, and Kyaw Soe Oo, 28, were working for Reuters when they were arrested in December past year (2017) after being invited by policemen to meet at a restaurant in Yangon. "I th...

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Hundreds escape prison near Libya's Tripoli

The prisoners forced open doors and overwhelmed guards in the Ain Zara prison in southern Tripoli, Reuters reports, citing a police statement. Numerous prisoners held at the Ain Zara facility in s...

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John McCain was 'a friend to Canada' says Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan

John McCain was 'a friend to Canada' says Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan

Find out about his epic diss here. "So much of our politics, our public life, our public discourse can seem small and mean and petty, trafficking in bombast and insult and phony controversies and ma...

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Mother only survivor after family's kayak capsizes on Lake Superior

Mother only survivor after family's kayak capsizes on Lake Superior

Coast Guard. The family vacationed in the area past year and looked forward to visiting again, according to Bobi Jo Mews, Cari's sister. "I got a text message that said '911 , ' and then immediat...

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Australian police charge Sri Lankan with terror plotting

Australian police charge Sri Lankan with terror plotting

The man, who is in Australia on a student visa, was arrested by members of the Joint Counter Terrorism Team at the University of NSW in Kensington on Thursday afternoon. "It identified a number of loc...

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Private Burial Service Concludes Week of McCain Tributes

A pilot, he was shot down over Vietnam and held as a prisoner of war for more than five years. "The America of John McCain", she declared with a steely stare, "has no need to be made great again b...

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Obama: John McCain was 'a warrior, a statesman, a patriot'

Obama: John McCain was 'a warrior, a statesman, a patriot'

Sen. John McCain 's Washington , D.C. funeral was a bipartisan affair, bringing together politicians on both sides of the aisle - including McCain's previous presidential opponents, former President ...

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Reports Of Gun Fire At Del Mar Racetrack In California

Reports Of Gun Fire At Del Mar Racetrack In California

People at the venue saw a string of sheriff's and police cars responding to the fairgrounds around 6:40 p.m. Large number of spectators attended the race over the holiday weekend for an event held b...

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