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Venezuela's 'illegitimate' assembly assumes power to legislate

Venezuela's 'illegitimate' assembly assumes power to legislate

The all-power constitutional assembly, created by Maduro, is considering a measure that would punish people who express "hate or intolerance" with prison terms as long as 25 years. One of the assembly...

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Congressman To Introduce Articles Of Impeachment Against Trump

Congressman To Introduce Articles Of Impeachment Against Trump

Further illustrating the party divide, the survey also found that 80% of Democrats believe Russian Federation interfered in the election to help Trump win, while only 20% of Republicans agree. "It app...

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United Nations leader urged to blacklist Saudi Arabia over child deaths in Yemen

United Nations leader urged to blacklist Saudi Arabia over child deaths in Yemen

The United Nations has worked to avert attacks on Hodeidah port, where around 80 percent of Yemen's food imports arrive. Saudi Arabia's UN Mission said in a statement the coalition maintains i...

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Solar Eclipse 2017: How to Safely Watch the Eclipse

Solar Eclipse 2017: How to Safely Watch the Eclipse

It's being called the Great American Eclipse, and on August 21st millions of people across the country will witness the first total solar eclipse to cross North America in almost a century. "How many ...

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Barcelona Attack: California Teacher Says Husband Is Missing

Barcelona Attack: California Teacher Says Husband Is Missing

Tucker and his wife, Heidi Nunes-Tucker, were celebrating their honeymoon in Barcelona , his sister, Tina Luke, told the Associated Press . This photo was taken just an hour before the attack. San J...

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Trump Abandons Plans for Infrastructure Advisory Council

Trump Abandons Plans for Infrastructure Advisory Council

IBM has long said, and more importantly, demonstrated its commitment to a workplace and a society that is open, inclusive and provides opportunity to all. Morrison released a statement after Thulin ...

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Six Flags Over Texas Removes Confederate, Other Historic Flags From Park

Six Flags Over Texas Removes Confederate, Other Historic Flags From Park

The Confederate flag will no longer wave at Six Flags Over Texas . "At Six Flags Over Texas we strive every single day to make people happy and to create a fun, thrilling and safe family friendly...

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White Supremacist Blubbers Over Arrest Warrant; Maybe Trump Can Pardon Him

White Supremacist Blubbers Over Arrest Warrant; Maybe Trump Can Pardon Him

Red-faced white men hold Tiki torches ablaze and chant "white lives matter", " Jews will not replace us ", and "blood and soil". "... worst case scenario, you're going to go out of your way to make ...

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North Korea reportedly holds off on plan to fire missiles toward Guam

North Korea reportedly holds off on plan to fire missiles toward Guam

During the Obama administration, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton proposed to the North that if they were ready to close their nuclear program, the US was willing to normalize relations with its lon...

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Interfaith Vigil to Be Held Ahead of Boston 'Free Speech' Rally

Interfaith Vigil to Be Held Ahead of Boston 'Free Speech' Rally

The group says it is not looking for another Charlottesville and has a message for white supremacists who want to show up. Rally organizers have maintained the event is open to all political views and...

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Neet 2017: SC bars medical admissions in Tamil Nadu

Neet 2017: SC bars medical admissions in Tamil Nadu

It also challenged the recent ordinance by the state for exemption of students from NEET for one year. The bench made it clear to the state that Neet marks can not be given a go-bye as students had be...

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Powerball jackpot increases to $535M for Saturday's drawing

Powerball jackpot increases to $535M for Saturday's drawing

Prizes range from $4 for matching just the Powerball to $1 million for matching all five numbers (but not the Powerball). Lotto players now have 535 million reasons to play Powerball. The televised ...

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Penn State has extended head coach James Franklin for six years

Penn State has extended head coach James Franklin for six years

His previous deal, which would have ended in July of 2019, paid him $4.3 million in base salary this year, plus incentives. The Penn State Board of Trustees' Committee of Compensation unanimously ap...

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White House disbands another advisory council

White House disbands another advisory council

It was the latest embarrassment for a president who's increasingly isolated, even from ostensible allies from corporate America. Within the hour Trump had hit back on Twitter, saying scornfully that n...

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Chris Long: 'I'm Here To Show Support As A White Athlete'

Chris Long: 'I'm Here To Show Support As A White Athlete'

In a show of support, defensive end Chris Long kept his hand on Jenkins' back for the entire playing of "The Star-Spangled Banner", then gave Jenkins a pat on the shoulder pads and a hug when the so...

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Sen. Jeff Flake is 'Weak' and 'Toxic'

Sen. Jeff Flake is 'Weak' and 'Toxic'

The tension between the president and members of his own party had always been simmering given Trump's willingness to feud with Republicans he perceives as unfairly critical or insufficiently loyal. A...

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Another Australian politician caught in citizenship crisis

Another Australian politician caught in citizenship crisis

This means that both the Nationals' leader and deputy leader will be before the High Court to determine whether they are ineligible to sit in parliament. She told the Senate she is automatically a Bri...

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India's Stray Dogs Are Turning Blue Because of Pollution

India's Stray Dogs Are Turning Blue Because of Pollution

Then again, he was only a fictional cartoon character, whereas the blue dogs of Navi Mumbai are very real, which makes their unusual color a lot more disturbing. "The area is already cordoned off to...

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More than 400 people confirmed dead after Sierra Leone mudslides

More than 400 people confirmed dead after Sierra Leone mudslides

President Koroma recalled that in early 2014 when the country was hit by Ebola outbreak, which later devastated his country, China was the first country to send in support to fight the virus together ...

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Erdogan urges German-Turks to punish mainstream parties

Erdogan urges German-Turks to punish mainstream parties

Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Baqeri met Erdogan on Wednesday on a visit Turkish media said was the first to Turkey by an Iranian military chief of staff since the ...

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German vote campaign to mourn Spain attack victims: Merkel

German vote campaign to mourn Spain attack victims: Merkel

Germany's election rallies will mourn victims of Spain's deadly attacks, but they won't be halted as they are a celebration of democracy, Chancellor Angela Merkel said Friday. The vote, held in Apri...

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Somerset County: Police Increase Impaired Driving Patrols Through Labor Day Weekend

Somerset County: Police Increase Impaired Driving Patrols Through Labor Day Weekend

According to NHTSA, 10,265 people were killed in drunk-driving crashes in 2015 - approximately one person died every 51 minutes as a result of drunk driving. This is why Clarksville Police Department...

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Africa must solve its problems - Osinbajo, Kagame

Africa must solve its problems - Osinbajo, Kagame

Kagame noted African countries must join forces for the benefit of all its people. According to Kagame, "there is no single model of nation building". Among the heads of state present are presidents...

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White House elevates status of US Cyber Command

White House elevates status of US Cyber Command

President Donald Trump ordered the U.S. military on Friday to elevate its cyber warfare operations to a separate command, signaling a new strategic emphasis on electronic and online offensive and de...

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Maine's July unemployment rate still well below 4 percent

Maine's July unemployment rate still well below 4 percent

Nebraska added more than 14,000 jobs in the 12-month period between July 2016 and July 2017, with almost 1,300 additional jobs in manufacturing. The sector of professional and business services adde...

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Gov. Scott joins President Trump for lunch in New Jersey

Gov. Scott joins President Trump for lunch in New Jersey

Rick Scott joined Trump Thursday for lunch. "I didn't serve to defend neo-Nazis". "Governor Scott had lunch today with President Trump following an invitation from the White House last week". "I'...

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Van Strikes Pedestrians in Barcelona Terror Attack

Van Strikes Pedestrians in Barcelona Terror Attack

According to the police, the attackers wore explosive belts, while the incident happened one hour after midnight. Islamic State's Amaq news agency said: "The perpetrators of the Barcelona attac...

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'Art of the Deal' ghostwriter predicts Trump will resign

'Art of the Deal' ghostwriter predicts Trump will resign

If that is true, it would stand to reason that Trump will desert the presidency before it could be considered an unsalvageable loss. "More likely he resigns by fall, if not sooner". Ivanka Trump and J...

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Sunny Friday followed by spotty showers on Saturday

Sunny Friday followed by spotty showers on Saturday

Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. Gusty winds across the mid-south...out of the southwest at 13 miles per hour, gusting up to 21 miles per hour. Monday night - Partly cloudy, with a low around ...

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British grandfather in search for missing 7-year-old after Barcelona attack

British grandfather in search for missing 7-year-old after Barcelona attack

Earlier Foreign Minister Julie Bishop confirmed four Australians were among injured in Friday's attack on the popular tourist spot. We have found Jom (my daughter in law) and she is (in a) serious...

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Canadians killed in Burkina Faso remembered for wanting to bring change

Canadians killed in Burkina Faso remembered for wanting to bring change

A postgraduate student at Cambridge University was one of 18 people killed in a terrorist attack in Burkina Faso . In two separate statements by the Public Affairs Division, Ministry of Foreign Aff...

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BJP's Mission 2019: Party aims for 360-plus seats next time

BJP's Mission 2019: Party aims for 360-plus seats next time

Assembly polls in Madhya Pradesh, where the BJP has been in power for over a decade, are due next year. BJP state president and former chief minister Yeddyurappa has been facing criticism over his "ar...

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Charlottesville: Confederate general Robert E Lee's descendants condemn white supremacists

Charlottesville: Confederate general Robert E Lee's descendants condemn white supremacists

Trump offered his thoughts on the Confederate memorials in the aftermath of last weekend's deadly street mayhem in Charlottesville, Virginia, where white supremacists were protesting the city's pla...

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Nawaz, sons decide not to appear before NAB

Nawaz, sons decide not to appear before NAB

Despite being summoned, deposed PM Nawaz Sharif and his sons Hussain and Hassan Nawaz did not appear before National Accountability Bureau (NAB) investigators in Lahore on Friday. 1999, the appoin...

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Several people stabbed in Finnish city of Turku

Several people stabbed in Finnish city of Turku

On Twitter, the Southwest Finland Police Service urged people to stay away from the city centre. It is now unclear if it was just one person with a knife or multiple attackers as there are mixed rep...

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