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Fears for hundreds missing after ferry capsizes in Tanzania

Fears for hundreds missing after ferry capsizes in Tanzania

This is lower than the 100 rescues initially reported by local officials on Thursday. At the time it was travelling near Ukara Island in the southeast of Africa's largest lake, according to a st...

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Theresa May demands European Union 'respects' United Kingdom in Brexit talks

Brexit-backing Environment Secretary Michael Gove said: "The Prime Minister will be negotiating hard for Britain in the days ahead and her resolution is admirable". On the issue of keeping the Norther...

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Shark horror: Child bitten in second horrific attack

Shark horror: Child bitten in second horrific attack

She was airlifted to Mackay Base Hospital where she underwent emergency surgery, Seven reported. Unprovoked shark attacks have killed one person and injured 14 others in Australia this year, accord...

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Saudi King Salman hosts Pakistan PM on first foreign visit

Saudi King Salman hosts Pakistan PM on first foreign visit

Foreign Office Spokesperson Dr Mohammed Faisal said FM Qureshi will leave for the USA on September 22 to represent Pakistan at the UNGA. Let's talk and resolve all issues. India has since maintained...

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Three babies, others slashed at child care center

Three babies, others slashed at child care center

He said he had no other details of the attack. A sixth person was found in the basement of the day care centre in the Flushing neighbourhood. Additionally, two adults were stabbed, neither of thei...

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Democrats embrace man-bashing to defeat Kavanaugh

Democrats embrace man-bashing to defeat Kavanaugh

The fact that Senator Feinstein apparently had this letter more than six weeks ago, never raised the issue in her interview with Judge Brett Kavanaugh , never brought the issue to the attention o...

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Yes, the FBI Actually Has Investigated Allegations Like Christine Blasey Ford’s Before

Yes, the FBI Actually Has Investigated Allegations Like Christine Blasey Ford’s Before

Trump repeated earlier statements that he is in favour of allowing both the accuser, Christine Blasey Ford , and Kavanaugh to speak before the Senate Judiciary Committee. In U.S. history, only...

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Queen sends condolences to Philippines after deadly typhoon

Queen sends condolences to Philippines after deadly typhoon

All afternoon the relatives of those believed to have been killed in a massive landslide in the northern Philippines have waited for news. As the storm ripped through the Philippines , on Septemb...

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North, South Korean Leaders Hold Third Summit

North, South Korean Leaders Hold Third Summit

Mr Moon's chief of staff, however, played down the chance that Mr Moon's summit with Mr Kim would produce major progress in nuclear diplomacy. FILE - In this September 14, 2018 file photo , South K...

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Triple talaq or instant divorce now a criminal offence

Triple talaq or instant divorce now a criminal offence

Uttar Pradesh recorded the largest number of triple talaq cases, he said, with 126 cases before the apex court's ruling and 120 being reported after it. May 18, 2017: The Supreme Court reserved its...

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Brett Kavanaugh sexual harassment accusations: All you need to know

Brett Kavanaugh sexual harassment accusations: All you need to know

The question of the moment is how to evaluate Ford's allegations. The current debate over alleged sexual harassment from Kavanaugh's high school days has nothing to do with delivering justice for th...

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Kavanaugh, Ford to testify at US Senate hearing on Monday

Kavanaugh, Ford to testify at US Senate hearing on Monday

Asked Tuesday about being one of just four women on the Senate Judiciary Committee and how that will affect the nomination proceedings, the Hawaii Democrat said, "Of course it helps that there are wom...

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Nawaz, Maryam and Safdar released from Adiala jail

Nawaz, Maryam and Safdar released from Adiala jail

The high court ordered their release suspending the sentences a lower court handed them in July over the purchase of upscale apartments in London. Ordering their release, the two-judge bench directe...

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North Korea’s Kim agrees to shut missile site

North Korea’s Kim agrees to shut missile site

On the second day of a three-day summit in Seoul, the two leaders emerged from behind doors to sign the joint agreement, which they held up for the cameras and sealed with a handshake before both ...

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Kavanaugh & Christine Ford to Testify at New Hearing on Attempted Rape Allegation

Kavanaugh & Christine Ford to Testify at New Hearing on Attempted Rape Allegation

Banks said Ford was not motivated by politics but ultimately chose to provide her account "so that those making a very important decision can make an informed decision with all the facts". In Nevada, ...

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Copycat fruit saboteur? Needle found in banana as Australian strawberry contamination spreads

Copycat fruit saboteur? Needle found in banana as Australian strawberry contamination spreads

Seven brands of strawberries in Australia are now believed to be contaminated with needles and pins, according to police reports. Strawberries contaminated with needles have been reported in Weste...

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Russian plane disappears from radars during Israeli attack on Syria’s Latakia - MoD

If true, it would be an embarrassment for Moscow to have one of its aircraft hit by its Syrian ally, which operates air defense systems provided by Russian Federation. According to Russian authoriti...

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Scotland's weather: new warnings issued ahead of Storm Helene

Scotland's weather: new warnings issued ahead of Storm Helene

Strong winds affecting Northern Ireland early in the day will continue to strengthen through the morning. Experts have issued a weather warning for large parts of Yorkshire, with strong gales set ...

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Two Koreas open liaison office at Kaesong Industrial Complex

Two Koreas open liaison office at Kaesong Industrial Complex

Both Koreas are calling for a declaration by the end of the year, but the USA wants to see more concrete steps toward denuclearization first, and some analysts say a declaration could put pressure on ...

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Putin announces demilitarised zone in Syria

Putin announces demilitarised zone in Syria

Turkey, which shares a 560-mile border with Idlib province, worked to rally worldwide support for a solution, saying that an assault would trigger a wave of refugees into Europe. Mr. Putin and Mr....

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Palestinian stabs Israeli to death at West Bank mall

Palestinian stabs Israeli to death at West Bank mall

There is regular friction between Israelis and Palestinians at the junction, which lies near a major Israeli settlement bloc and has been the site of numerous lone-wolf Palestinian attacks. The thre...

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Novichok Suspects: We Only Went To Salisbury To See The Cathedral

Novichok Suspects: We Only Went To Salisbury To See The Cathedral

The men traveled on Russian passports and probably used fake names, the authorities said . Britain is accusing Russian Federation of " lies and blatant fabrications " after the prime suspects in th...

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Turkish agency launches aid campaign for Syria’s Idlib

Turkish agency launches aid campaign for Syria’s Idlib

About 3.5 million people are crammed into Idlib and the surrounding areas, at least half of whom have fled vanquished opposition areas. "There might be another refugee flow but we plan not to open o...

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Key Takeaways from Paul Manafort's Plea Deal With Mueller

Key Takeaways from Paul Manafort's Plea Deal With Mueller

The charges in Friday's filing were contained in criminal information, a type of charging document that can only be filed with a defendant's consent, and typically signals a deal has been reached. A...

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Russians accused over Salisbury poisoning were in city 'as tourists'

Russians accused over Salisbury poisoning were in city 'as tourists'

And British journalists have been mocking the story on Twitter , highlighting the improbability of the pair's itinerary and route if they were truly tourists. They are thought to have been using th...

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Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort to 'plead guilty'

Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort to 'plead guilty'

Manafort made a similar unsuccessful request in his bank fraud and tax evasion trial in northern Virginia. Such filings typically indicate that a deal has been reached. And it was Jackson (a Barack ...

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European Union lawmakers say yes to disciplinary action against Hungary

European Union lawmakers say yes to disciplinary action against Hungary

The motion passed with the required two-thirds majority of 448 MEPs backing the declaration that Hungary is at "clear risk of serious breach" of European Union core values , including judicial indepe...

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Ron DeSantis, Andrew Gillum agree: Trumps Puerto Rico claim was wrong

Ron DeSantis, Andrew Gillum agree: Trumps Puerto Rico claim was wrong

Red Sox manager Alex Cora, who's from Puerto Rico and headed to the island in January to provide assistance in the wake of the hurricane , was asked about the tweets when he arrived at the ball...

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Trump pays tribute to 'brave patriots' at 9/11 memorial in Pennyslvania

Trump pays tribute to 'brave patriots' at 9/11 memorial in Pennyslvania

The president and first lady Melania Trump planned to join an observance at the September 11 memorial in a field near Shanksville , Pennsylvania, where a new " Tower of Voices " was dedicated Satur...

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Steeling for Hurricane Florence, Trump seeks praise for Maria

Steeling for Hurricane Florence, Trump seeks praise for Maria

FEMA has confirmed that a huge stockpile of bottled water, sent to Puerto Rico in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, has been sitting on a runway for a year - despite Donald Trump branding the Unite...

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Philippines starts huge evacuations, readies for landslides as super typhoon Mangkhut nears

Philippines starts huge evacuations, readies for landslides as super typhoon Mangkhut nears

The most powerful typhoon to threaten the Philippines this year roared toward the country's north on Wednesday, prompting officials to order precautionary evacuations and closures of schools and offic...

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Mallya-Jaitley meeting in Parliament corridors sparks controversy

Mallya-Jaitley meeting in Parliament corridors sparks controversy

Afterwards, Mallya clarified he didn't have any formal meeting with Jaitley but had happened to meet Mr. Jaitley in Parliament, telling him about his departure to London . "If I'm wrong I'll resign...

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USA made the right decision in closing PLO mission, Netanyahu says

USA made the right decision in closing PLO mission, Netanyahu says

When George W. Bush took office in 2001, his administration promoted and passed the American Service Members Protection Act, which sought to immunize US troops from potential prosecution by the ICC. H...

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Air blitz on Idlib raises fears of fears of imminent assault

Air blitz on Idlib raises fears of fears of imminent assault

Recep Tayyip Erdoğan evaluated the latest developments in northwestern Idlib province and Turkey's position on the matter in an article he wrote for the US daily The Wall Street Journal on Sept...

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Barack Obama encourages people to vote:

Barack Obama encourages people to vote: "This is not Coachella"

But, Obama added, when there is a vacuum in democracy, "other voices fill the void". Following a February 14 massacre at the school, survivors called on politicians to refuse to take money from th...

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