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Saudi Arabia severs ties with Canada over Ottawa 'interference'

Saudi Arabia severs ties with Canada over Ottawa 'interference'

Saudi Arabia will suspend new trade and investment with Canada after that country's foreign ministry urged Riyadh to release arrested civil rights activists , it said in a statement released to ...

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Canada's Ontario government cuts basic income project short

Canada's Ontario government cuts basic income project short

The Ontario PC government actually announced it is raising social assistance rates by 1.5 per cent, but that is half of the three per cent increase the previous Liberal government announced in its p...

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Donald Trump defends Donald Trump Jr. Trump Tower meeting

Donald Trump defends Donald Trump Jr. Trump Tower meeting

That will be argued at the district court then it would go to the court of appeals, then it would go to the Supreme Court of the United States, ' he said. Before he was president, private citizen Don...

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Trump poised to re-impose sanctions on Iran

Trump poised to re-impose sanctions on Iran

The Iranian rial has fallen to 99,000 to the USA dollar despite a government-imposed rate of 44,000. The unrest began last Tuesday, almost a week before US President Donald Trump implements the firs...

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Swiss police confirm 20 dead in WWII vintage plane crash

Swiss police confirm 20 dead in WWII vintage plane crash

The plane that crashed had its last maintenance check in late July, Waldmeier said, at which time no defects had been found. "The JU-Air team is deeply saddened and is thinking of the passengers, th...

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Natural disaster of magnitude 7 strikes Indonesias Lombok island, Tsunami alert issued

Natural disaster of magnitude 7 strikes Indonesias Lombok island, Tsunami alert issued

The Joint Australian Tsunami Warning Centre confirmed that a magnitude 7 undersea natural disaster struck near Sumbawa Region, Indonesia . Indonesia's disaster mitigation agency issued a tsuna...

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Officials in Virginia fear dam will collapse as heavy rain forces evacuations

Officials in Virginia fear dam will collapse as heavy rain forces evacuations

In a statement, it said: "County dispatch reported the imminent failure of College Lake Dam". The deluge of rain that affected much of Virginia on Thursday, causing road closures and power outag...

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Voter ID required to stop Democrats' push for non-citizens to vote

Voter ID required to stop Democrats' push for non-citizens to vote

The rally comes at the beginning of a three-month sprint to the November midterm elections. In announcing the agricultural bailout last week, he urged farmers to "be a little patient" and support his ...

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Turkey lira slumps to record lows over United States sanctions

Turkey lira slumps to record lows over United States sanctions

Meeting with his Turkish counterpart on Friday, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo declared that "the clock had run out" on Turkey to meet U.S. demands to release an American pastor detained since 2016. E...

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Assam's controversial citizens' list unites Modi critics

Assam's controversial citizens' list unites Modi critics

Addressing the media, the BJP chief said , "It is odd that everyone is talking about human rights of the illegal immigrant but no is talking about the human rights violation of the citizens of Assam"...

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Firefighters outflank California blaze, last four missing found alive

Firefighters outflank California blaze, last four missing found alive

While some progress was made overnight on containing portions of the massive Mendocino Complex fire , the blaze's northward advance into the Mendocino National Forest was nearly unabated. "We're conc...

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Israeli Air Force kills 7 militants in strike at Syrian border

Israeli Air Force kills 7 militants in strike at Syrian border

Sergei Rudskoi, a senior Russian defense ministry official, said that Russian military police had on Thursday begun patrolling in the Golan Heights and planned to set up eight observation posts in the...

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Trump receives new letter from Kim

Trump receives new letter from Kim

Some have called the Korean War the "forgotten war". Meanwhile, 38 North, a United States website monitoring the regime, said last month that satellite imagery pointed to the dismantlement of a miss...

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Donald Trump: 'Globalist Koch Brothers' a 'Total Joke'

Donald Trump: 'Globalist Koch Brothers' a 'Total Joke'

On Monday, the political advocacy network created by the billionaire industrialists announced it would not back the GOP candidate in the North Dakota Senate race. "Here's the program: Ground game ...

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Zimbabwe soldiers clash with opposition supporters as ruling party wins majority

Zimbabwe soldiers clash with opposition supporters as ruling party wins majority

The ruling ZANU-PF party won a majority of seats in Parliament, the Election Commission said . MDC leader Nelson Chamisa , 40, has said the results were fraudulent. Three people were killed. The...

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Secretary of State Announces Economic Initiatives in the Indo-Pacific

Secretary of State Announces Economic Initiatives in the Indo-Pacific

The US is looking at partnership and not dominance in the Indo-Pacific region, secretary of state Mike Pompeo said Tuesday as he unveiled a series of developmental initiatives, which many experts be...

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North Korea said to be working on new missiles

North Korea said to be working on new missiles

This week, the US received the remains of dozens of presumed USA war dead that were handed over by North Korea . The United Nations Command repatriated 55 cases of soldier remains returned by Nor...

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Trump says he's ready to meet Iran's Rouhani

Trump says he's ready to meet Iran's Rouhani

President Donald Trump's offer of dialogue with Tehran belies a hardening of US policy that intensifies economic and diplomatic pressure but so far stops short of using his military to more aggr...

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Thieves steal Swedish royal family's crown jewels and make getaway by motorboat

Thieves steal Swedish royal family's crown jewels and make getaway by motorboat

The stolen crowns were the funeral crowns of Karl IV and his wife Queen Kristina from 1611, Swedish police said in a press release. The crowns were later removed from the graves and placed on di...

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Rudy Giuliani keeps moving the bar on the Mueller investigation

Rudy Giuliani keeps moving the bar on the Mueller investigation

Giuliani told CNN on Monday that it remains unlikely that Trump will agree to answer questions from Mueller about Russian interference in the election and whether the president obstructed justice ...

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ED blames MDC Alliance leaders for violence

ED blames MDC Alliance leaders for violence

European Union observers on Wednesday criticised the Zimbabwe elections for being held on an "un-level playing field" as the opposition MDC protested against alleged widespread fraud by the electi...

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Presumed American remains from Korea War head home

Presumed American remains from Korea War head home

The findings are the latest to show ongoing activity inside North Korea's nuclear and missile facilities at a time when the country's leaders are engaged in arms talks with the United States. But Mr T...

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Manafort Asks for Month to Turn in His Homework, Mueller Responds

Manafort Asks for Month to Turn in His Homework, Mueller Responds

Jurors in federal court in Virginia heard opening statements from the prosecution and defence in Manafort's trial on charges that he hid tens of millions of dollars earned in Ukraine in offshore acc...

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Top ICE official: Migrant detention facilities are 'like summer camp’

Top ICE official: Migrant detention facilities are 'like summer camp’

They have educational opportunities. "They have extensive medical, dental and mental health opportunities", Albence continued. "There's basketball courts, there's exercise classes, there's soccer fi...

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Ivanka Trump accompanies father Donald Trump to 'Make America Great Again' rally

Ivanka Trump accompanies father Donald Trump to 'Make America Great Again' rally

Shoppers only need to present ID if buying age-related products from grocery stores, such as tobacco and alcohol, or state-regulated products, including certain medications. The candidate teaches one ...

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