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Twitter Temporarily Restricts InfoWars' Alex Jones Account

Twitter Temporarily Restricts InfoWars' Alex Jones Account

He was temporarily barred from tweeting yesterday for sharing a live video stream in which viewers were encouraged to take up "battle rifles" against the media. Twitter users responded to the susp...

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Floods close airport in Indian tourist hotspot of Kerala

Floods close airport in Indian tourist hotspot of Kerala

Unprecedented rainfall in India's southern state of Kerala has caused the worst floods in almost a century. Heavy rains forced state authorities to release excess water from dozens of reservoirs, ...

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After her win in Vermont, Christine Hallquist could be first transgender governor

After her win in Vermont, Christine Hallquist could be first transgender governor

Christine Hallquist , a former CEO of the Vermont Electric Cooperative, has just become the nation's first transgender nominee for governor. "It will be historic for the nation", she tells CBSN'...

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USA ambassador urges United Kingdom to back Trump on Iran nuke deal

USA ambassador urges United Kingdom to back Trump on Iran nuke deal

US Ambassador to Britain Woody Johnson has urged the United Kingdom to drop out of the 2015 Iran nuclear deal and follow the lead of President Donald Trump who left the "flawed" agreement in May. ...

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Pennsylvania priests 'abused thousands of children'

Pennsylvania priests 'abused thousands of children'

Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro holds hands with Judy Deaven who says her son was a victim of sexual abuse by a priest as a boy, during a news conference at the Pennsylvania Capitol in ...

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Paul Manafort's Defense Rests Without Calling Witnesses

Paul Manafort's Defense Rests Without Calling Witnesses

Gates came on board the Trump campaign with Manafort and stayed for the duration of the campaign, later serving as deputy chairman for Trump's inaugural committee and then starting a pro-Trump PAC. Pr...

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FBI Fires Agent Peter Strzok Over Anti-Trump Texts

FBI Fires Agent Peter Strzok Over Anti-Trump Texts

The FBI has fired Agent Peter Strzok over his text messages showing animus toward President Trump. Democrats accused Republicans of trying to divert attention from Mueller's investigation and Tr...

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Orca abandons dead calf after 17-day vigil

Orca abandons dead calf after 17-day vigil

For 17 days, a southern resident killer whale (SRKW) named J35, but better known as Tahlequah, carried her deceased baby for more than 1,000 miles. They hoped to capture the calf once Tahlequah fi...

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Recep Tayyip Erdogan tells Turkey to 'trust in God' as lira falls

Recep Tayyip Erdogan tells Turkey to 'trust in God' as lira falls

The currency is down 40 percent just this year, shaking global investors' confidence in the country. Turkey's currency plunged to fresh all-time lows against the dollar Friday after President Don...

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White House Doubles Down On Omarosa's 'Lack Of Character'

White House Doubles Down On Omarosa's 'Lack Of Character'

On ABC News This Week, White House counsellor Kellyanne Conway was pressed on Newman's claim that she was offered a hush-money contract with the Trump re-election campaign for $US15,000 ($20,000...

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Russian Federation must be sanctioned for using chemical weapons, United Kingdom insists

Russian Federation must be sanctioned for using chemical weapons, United Kingdom insists

President Trump's words (notably after his meeting with Putin last month) too often leave the impression that he isn't serious about facing down Moscow's malevolence. There will also be some furthe...

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Zimbabwe's Chamisa challenges election result; inauguration halted

Zimbabwe's Chamisa challenges election result; inauguration halted

The Constitutional Court must rule within 14 days and Mnangagwa's inauguration would have to wait for the outcome of Chamisa's challenge. By narrowly winning more than 50% of the vote Mr Mnangagwa...

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Kerala CM undertakes aerial survey of flood-hit districts

Kerala CM undertakes aerial survey of flood-hit districts

On Friday, rains continued to pound the hilly district of Idukki , even though the intensity of showers reduced in the rest of the state. The Kerala government said more water needs to be released ...

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Local firefighters provide mutual aid at Holy Fire, Carr Fire

Local firefighters provide mutual aid at Holy Fire, Carr Fire

Cal Fire San Luis Obispo posted on twitter Thursday that Strike Team 9341C is stationed in neighborhoods defending structures at the Holy Fire . More than 21,000 people have been evacuated from...

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Employee Steals Empty Airplane From Seattle's Airport

Employee Steals Empty Airplane From Seattle's Airport

There were no passengers aboard. "I've got a lot of people that care about me", the man later said. The unidentified 29-year-old mechanic was pronounced dead after the crash, Pierce County Sherif...

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Dozens dead after school bus carrying children hit by airstrike

Dozens dead after school bus carrying children hit by airstrike

The Saudi-led coalition, in a defiant statement, has described the massacre as a " legitimate action" to target missile launchers used by Houthi Ansarullah fighters to target the southern Saudi city ...

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North Korea: US Sanctions Pressure ‘Outdated Acting Script’

North Korea: US Sanctions Pressure ‘Outdated Acting Script’

North Korea's foreign ministry said on Thursday it had stopped missile and nuclear tests and dismantled "the nuclear test ground", yet the United States still insisted on "denuclearisation first". joi...

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Saudi Arabia: 'There is nothing to mediate' in dispute with Canada

Saudi Arabia: 'There is nothing to mediate' in dispute with Canada

A diplomatic spat between Canada and Saudi Arabia shows no sign of abating after Riyadh ordered thousands of Saudi students in Canada to leave the country. "Saudi Arabia simply can not afford to ali...

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Gates admits he cheated on wife at Manafort trial

Rick Gates, the government's star witness , recounted how he and Manafort used more than a dozen offshore shell companies and bank accounts in Cyprus to funnel the money, all while concealing the a...

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New York GOP Rep. Chris Collins arrested on insider trading charges

New York GOP Rep. Chris Collins arrested on insider trading charges

Collins, a Republican from NY, served on the board of an Australian biotechnology company called Innate Immunotherapeutics, and was also the company's largest shareholder. While Collins bought the s...

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Saudi Arabia's diplomatic dispute with Canada: An explainer

Saudi Arabia's diplomatic dispute with Canada: An explainer

It also suspended new trade dealings with Canada. The arrests appear to be at odds with the reforms promised by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, who lifted the ban on women drivers in June and allo...

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Manafort's right-hand man testifies against him in tax fraud case

Manafort's right-hand man testifies against him in tax fraud case

Rick Gates dropped a bombshell in his testimony against his former business partner, Paul Manafort , in federal court Monday. Gates, 46, is already facing up to five years in prison under the term...

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M Karunanidhi: Veteran Indian politician dies at 94

M Karunanidhi: Veteran Indian politician dies at 94

The medical bulletin released on July 31 had informed that the former Chief Minister requires an extended period of hospitalisation due to age-related overall decline in Karunanidhi's general health...

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Brooklyn nail salon workers beat customer over ‘botched’ eyebrow

Brooklyn nail salon workers beat customer over ‘botched’ eyebrow

The woman who initially posted video of the incident also said a patron refused to pay the salon because she felt the employee did not do a good job, prompting the fight. Police said Zhing was tak...

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Media Wrong; Trump Did Not Admit Anything New in Tweet

Media Wrong; Trump Did Not Admit Anything New in Tweet

This is not a routine thing politicians do to get information on their opponents. He concluded by further distancing himself from the meeting his son arranged, writing, "I did not know about it!" Tr...

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Iran sanctions ‘most biting’ in history

Iran sanctions ‘most biting’ in history

Earlier in the day he assailed Iran as "a murderous dictatorship that has continued to spread bloodshed, violence and chaos". Mr Trump signed an executive order reintroducing financial sanctions o...

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President Trump Grants California ‘Major Disaster’ Relief for Wildfires

President Trump Grants California ‘Major Disaster’ Relief for Wildfires

Both areas remained under a "red flag warning" issued by the National Weather Service for strong winds, low relative humidity and temperatures topping 90 degrees Fahrenheit (32 degrees Celsius), all c...

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Soaring temperatures across Europe as heatwave continues

Soaring temperatures across Europe as heatwave continues

Europe sweltered Saturday in intense heat with temperatures hitting near-record highs of 115 degrees Fahrenheit (46 degrees Celsius) in Portugal , while elsewhere high temperatures melted the asphalt...

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Saudi Arabia expelling Canadian ambassador

Saudi Arabia expelling Canadian ambassador

The Saudi ambassador to Canada has been recalled to the peninsula for "consultation". "The kingdom of Saudi Arabia. will not accept interference in its internal affairs or imposed diktats from any c...

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China Rejects US Request to Cut Iran Oil Imports

China Rejects US Request to Cut Iran Oil Imports

The return of sanctions will make things only slightly harder for them, as major global banks were already too scared of U.S. penalties to work with Iran even before Trump tore up the agreement. That'...

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Old-time plane crashes in Swiss Alps, killing 20 on board

Old-time plane crashes in Swiss Alps, killing 20 on board

Up to 20 people are feared dead after a small plane crashed in the Swiss Alps. Daniel Knecht of the Swiss Transportation Safety Investigation Board told Blick in a news conference that the vintage...

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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

It was feared that if the dam did fail and collapse, water would flood from the creek into the James River, which is close to the city's business district. The city of Lynchburg owns the dam and is r...

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'Our boys are coming home;' Pence welcomes Korean War dead

'Our boys are coming home;' Pence welcomes Korean War dead

Kristen Duus is a spokeswoman for the DPAA and joins us now. It was not the first time US intelligence clashed with the president's optimism. DUUS: Absolutely. But only 55 were turned over this ti...

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Trump calls on Sessions to end Mueller’s Russian Federation probe

Trump calls on Sessions to end Mueller’s Russian Federation probe

Trump has harangued Mueller for including too many Democratic investigators and even made wrong claims about what precipitated the Russian Federation investigation. US intelligence officials are anx...

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Missing student's mother pleads with potential abductor

Missing student's mother pleads with potential abductor

Tibbetts worked at a day care; another employee confirmed its workers wear red shirts. Mollie Tibbetts' mother pleaded for anyone who may have abducted her daughter to let her go and said anyone wit...

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