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Modi faces calls for resignation over French jet deal

Modi faces calls for resignation over French jet deal

The French foreign ministry published a statement saying French authorities were not involved in the choice of Indian industrial partners involved in the Rafale deal . Ahead of India's 2019 gener...

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Girl bitten in second shark attack at Australian harbour in 24 hours

Girl bitten in second shark attack at Australian harbour in 24 hours

Barwick was badly hurt on the upper right leg, ambulance officials said, and a doctor who was on a nearby boat attended to her until rescuers arrived by helicopter. The RACQ CQ Rescue has confirmed th...

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SPOs killed in Valley, India calls off talks with Pakistan

SPOs killed in Valley, India calls off talks with Pakistan

However, on Friday, the Indian MEA spokesperson announced the cancellation of the meeting, citing the alleged killing of three Indian police officers and a personnel of the Border Security Force (BSF)...

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Puerto Rico marks 1 year since Maria with choirs, protests

Puerto Rico marks 1 year since Maria with choirs, protests

Ceremonies are being held in Puerto Rico to honor the thousands of lives lost during Hurricane Maria exactly one-year ago. In recent weeks, Puerto Ricans have become increasingly angry and frustra...

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Casualties reported following shooting at military parade in southwest Iran

Casualties reported following shooting at military parade in southwest Iran

It has been reported that two of the assailents have been killed and two others arrested, Mehr reported. The rare attack targeted Khuzestan, a province bordering Iraq that has a large ethnic Arab ...

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Trump turns on Supreme Court nominee's accuser

Trump turns on Supreme Court nominee's accuser

Prof Ford had agreed to testify at the Senate judiciary hearing, but asked for certain conditions, including it not taking place until Thursday. Grassley had said earlier that the panel would hold...

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Ted Cruz +9 In New Quinnipiac Poll

Ted Cruz +9 In New Quinnipiac Poll

The poll, which was composed among a population of 992 adults, had a credibility interval of four percentage points. O'Rourke has garnered national attention in the race and has elevated Democratic ...

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Trump suggested Sahara wall to stem migrants

Trump suggested Sahara wall to stem migrants

According to Josep Borrell , the president wants the European Union member country to emulating his infamous Mexico border policy. Trump campaigned for president on the promise that he would wal...

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Ford seeks to shift the balance of power in Kavanaugh drama

Ford seeks to shift the balance of power in Kavanaugh drama

Peters met Ford in 2002 shortly before Ford married her brother. Kavanaugh has denied the allegation . She acknowledges her profile has risen in recent months, saying "The Trump administratio...

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North Korea Pledges To Close Nuclear Missile Site

North Korea Pledges To Close Nuclear Missile Site

The statement came after the North's leader Kim Jong Un agreed to make a historic visit to Seoul soon and close a missile testing site in front of worldwide inspectors in a meeting with the South'...

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Philippines halts risky mining in mountains hit by typhoon

Philippines halts risky mining in mountains hit by typhoon

Since then the toll has climbed mostly due to the corpses recovered from the massive landslide in the mining town of Itogon where dozens are still believed buried under the mud. Mangkhut is the strong...

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"Grand Theater": Has N. Korea's Kim won a propaganda coup?

The two Korean leaders and their wives walk together at Sunan International Airport in Pyongyang in this video grab on Tuesday. Tens of thousands of citizens dressed in colorful national costumes and ...

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Who is the woman accusing Kavanaugh of sexual assault?

The president is facing questions about Kavanaugh amid scrutiny of a woman's claim that the judge sexually assaulted her at a party when they were both in high school . Committee Democrats quickly ba...

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Pakistan court orders release of ex-PM Nawaz Sharif, daughter

Pakistan court orders release of ex-PM Nawaz Sharif, daughter

The three are serving 10-, seven- and one-year prison sentences, respectively. Thousands of PML-N supporters who were present outside Adiala Jail showered Sharif, his daughter and son-in-law Safdar ...

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North Korea willing to dismantle missile test site and allow in inspectors

North Korea willing to dismantle missile test site and allow in inspectors

Following the declaration's signing , however, Trump praised the development and called it "very exciting". Avoid fake news! Subscribe to the Standard SMS service and receive factual, verified br...

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Hurricane Florence has killed almost 2M chickens

Hurricane Florence has killed almost 2M chickens

Rivers and waterways, swollen after Florence's historic deluge, rose dangerously across the Carolinas on Tuesday, closing roads, inundating communities, hindering rescue and fix efforts and preventing...

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ABC chief political analyst: Clarence Thomas a 'sexual predator'

ABC chief political analyst: Clarence Thomas a 'sexual predator'

Hill's guidance comes amid mounting calls for Kavanaugh , who has denied Ford's allegations, to withdraw from consideration. "If Republicans attack Dr. Sen. Dianne Feinstein , the top Democrat on...

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Steps taken to activate communication between two Koreas

Steps taken to activate communication between two Koreas

Skepticism, however, has been lingering that supplies needed to operate the office may violate U.N. Security Council sanctions resolutions to prevent North Korea from developing nuclear weapons and ...

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Russian Federation and Turkey to create demilitarised zone around Idlib

Russian Federation and Turkey to create demilitarised zone around Idlib

Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu on Monday said there would be no military assault on Syria's rebel province Idlib after Turkey and Russia agreed to create a demilitarized zone in the ar...

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Salisbury poisoning suspects ‘smoked weed and slept with prostitute night before attack’

Salisbury poisoning suspects ‘smoked weed and slept with prostitute night before attack’

The men insisted that despite further snowfall, which Met Office forecasts suggest did not take place, they found the time to go to the cathedral and the less well-known Old Sarum historical site befo...

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Residents allowed to return to homes after gas explosions

Residents allowed to return to homes after gas explosions

Columbia Gas' parent, NiSource Inc ( NI.N ), has set up a phone center and an office in Lawrence to accept residents' claims for property damage and costs related to the fires and evacuation, NiSo...

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Border Patrol Officer Suspected of Killing Four Women in Texas

Border Patrol Officer Suspected of Killing Four Women in Texas

He is being held on four counts of murder, as well as charges of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and unlawful restraint. Ortiz reportedly fled from state troopers before being arrested in th...

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China says Washington asks to resume talks on tariff fight

China says Washington asks to resume talks on tariff fight

Washington's invitation for trade talks received a thumbs-up from Beijing. Trump ordered the new salvo in his trade war with China after meeting Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, Commerce Secretary...

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More than a thousand flights canceled in advance of Hurricane Florence

More than a thousand flights canceled in advance of Hurricane Florence

After landfall, Florence slowed to a pace that meant it would plague the area with days of flooding . The National Hurricane Center downgraded it to a tropical storm on Friday afternoon, but wa...

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Paul Manafort will enter guilty plea in second trial

Paul Manafort will enter guilty plea in second trial

He also agreed to cooperate fully with the government in criminal investigations and prosecutions, which includes providing documents, testimony, and performing undercover activities. The former inc...

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