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 2018-08-20 22:04 

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Flash flood in Italy leaves at least 8 hikers dead...

Heavy rain flooded a gorge filled with hikers in the southern region of Calabria, killing at least eight people and injuring six, Italy's civil protection agency said....

 2018-08-20 20:31 

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Judge orders trial of Michigan official on Flint charges...

Michigan health director Nick Lyon will stand trial on involuntary manslaughter charges in the deaths of two men linked to an outbreak of legionnaires' disease in the Flint area....

 2018-08-20 20:26 

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Manafort jury begins 3rd day of deliberations in fraud trial...

Federal prosecutors in the trial in Alexandria, Va., allege that Manafort hid tens of millions of dollars in foreign income. They also say he lied on loan applications to obtain millions more to maintain a lavish lifestyle....

 2018-08-20 18:41 

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Pope condemns sex abuse by priests: What we know about number of victims, scope of settlements...

A closer look at the day's most notable stories with The National's Jonathon Gatehouse: Pope Francis has written to the world's Catholics to condemn sex abuse by priests and ask for the faithful's help to stop it; Venezuela braces for econ...

 2018-08-20 18:33 

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2 suspects detained after shots fired at U.S. Embassy in Turkey...

Shots were fired from a moving car at the U.S. Embassy in Turkey before dawn Monday, an attack that came during heightened tensions between the two NATO allies. Officials said two people with criminal records were detained....

 2018-08-20 17:41 

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Renewable resort: Greek island to run on wind, solar power...

When the blades of its 800-kilowatt wind turbine start turning, the small Greek island of Tilos will become the first in the Mediterranean to run exclusively on wind and solar power....

 2018-08-20 17:11 

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Massive military raids in Rio neighbourhoods leave at least 8 dead...

Thousands of Brazilian soldiers swept into slums in northern Rio de Janeiro on Monday, the army said, targeting drug gangs in violent shootouts that killed at least eight people and trapped terrified local residents in their homes....

 2018-08-20 14:53 

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Venezuela lops five zeros off currency amid soaring inflation...

Venezuela has begun to launch dramatic reforms announced by President Nicolas Maduro to rescue a downward-spiraling economy, including a new currency and a more than 3,000 per cent hike in the minimum wage....

 2018-08-20 13:53 

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Knife attacker at Spanish police station shot dead...

A man pleaded to be let into a locked police station in Barcelona before dawn Monday, then lunged with a knife at officers inside. Police shot him dead, and the attack is being investigated for any links to terror, authorities said....

 2018-08-20 13:41 

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Bridge cable damage months ago but no action taken, Italian media report...

Engineering experts determined in February that corrosion of the metal cables supporting the Genoa highway bridge had reduced the bridge's strength by 20 per cent — a finding that came months before it collapsed last week, an Italian newsmagazin...

 2018-08-20 11:38 

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'We showed no care for the little ones': Pope's letter vows to end sex abuse, coverups...

Pope Francis has issued a letter to Catholics around the world condemning the "crime" of priestly sexual abuse and coverup and demanding accountability, in response to new revelations in the United States of decades of misconduct by the Catholic C...

 2018-08-20 10:38 

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South Koreans enter North to meet relatives separated decades ago by war...

Dozens of elderly South Koreans have crossed the heavily fortified border into North Korea for heart-wrenching meetings with relatives most haven't seen since they were separated by the turmoil of the Korean War....

 2018-08-20 05:55 

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Taliban take at least 100 people hostage, Afghanistan officials say...

Afghan officials say the Taliban have taken more than 100 people, including women and children, hostage in an ambush in the country's north....

 2018-08-20 05:33 

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Earthquake swarm jolts Indonesian islands, killing at least 12...

Multiple strong earthquakes killed at least 12 people on the Indonesian islands of Lombok and Sumbawa as the region was trying to recover from a temblor earlier this month that killed hundreds of people....

 2018-08-20 02:15 

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U.K. woman rescued after falling from cruise ship in Croatia...

A British woman was rescued Sunday after falling from a cruise ship and spending 10 hours in the Adriatic Sea at night, Croatia's coast guard said....

 2018-08-19 21:54 

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At least 19 killed by militants in northeast Nigeria, survivor says...

At least 19 people were killed in a militant attack on a village in northeast Nigeria in the early hours of Sunday, a survivor of the attack said. The strike is the latest blow to Nigeria's efforts to defeat insurgencies by the Nigerian Islamist Boko ...

 2018-08-19 20:10 

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Former CIA director Brennan considers legal action to stop clearance revocations...

Former CIA director John Brennan said Sunday that he is considering taking legal action to try to prevent U.S. President Donald Trump from stripping other current and former officials' security clearances....

 2018-08-19 19:41 

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Brazil to send in troops after Venezuelan migrants attacked in border town...

The Brazilian government plans to send troops to the border town of Pacaraima after residents there attacked Venezuelan migrants....

 2018-08-19 19:41 

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Brazil to send in officers after Venezuelan migrants attacked in border town...

The Brazilian government plans to send members of a military-style police unit to the border town of Pacaraima after residents there attacked Venezuelan migrants....

 2018-08-19 18:33 

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Trump blasts New York Times for story on White House lawyer Don McGahn...

U.S. President Donald Trump insisted Sunday that White House lawyer Don McGahn isn't "a John Dean type RAT," making reference to the Watergate-era White House attorney who turned on Richard Nixon....

 2018-08-19 15:14 

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800,000 displaced in flooding in southern Indian state...

Some 800,000 people have been displaced and over 350 have died in the worst flooding in a century in southern India's Kerala state....

 2018-08-19 13:39 

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Indonesian island hit by another quake, causing landslides...

A strong earthquake jolted the Indonesian tourist island of Lombok on Sunday, causing landslides and damaging buildings, as the island tries to recover from a temblor earlier this month that killed hundreds of people....

 2018-08-19 12:12 

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Over 2 million Muslims begin annual hajj pilgrimage...

More than 2 million Muslims began the annual hajj pilgrimage at first light on Sunday in Saudi Arabia, circling the cube-shaped Kaaba in Mecca that Islam's faithful face five times each day during their prayers....

 2018-08-19 10:02 

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Iran says U.S. 'action group' will fail to overthrow Iranian state...

Iran's foreign minister said on Sunday that a newly established Iran Action Group in the U.S. State Department aims to overthrow the Iranian state, but it would fail....

 2018-08-19 09:40 

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Fans injured in storm at Backstreet Boys Oklahoma concert...

An outdoor concert in Oklahoma featuring the Backstreet Boys and 98 Degrees was cancelled after a storm with high winds and rain hit, injuring at least 14 people....

 2018-08-18 22:46 

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Merkel, Putin tackle tough topics in meeting outside Berlin...

Russian President Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel met outside Berlin on Saturday for talks ranging from the conflicts in Ukraine and Syria, to Iran and a gas pipeline project that has drawn U.S. ire....

 2018-08-18 20:58 

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Man charged with attempted murder after car crash outside U.K. Parliament...

Sudanese-born British national Salih Khater was charged with two counts of attempted murder on Saturday and will appear in court on Monday after a car careered into people and a barrier at Britain's Parliament earlier this week, police said....

 2018-08-18 18:25 

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'An unacceptable tragedy': Italy's president demands road safety guarantee...

Italy's president demanded guarantees Saturday that all the nation's roads are safe following the Genoa highway bridge collapse, after he hugged and comforted mourners at a state funeral for many of the dead....

 2018-08-18 10:35 

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Former UN secretary general Kofi Annan dies at age 80...

Former United Nations Secretary General and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Kofi Annan has died in a hospital in Bern, Switzerland....

 2018-08-18 10:06 

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Thousands await rescue amid deadly south Indian floods...

Thousands of stranded people were waiting for rescue Saturday and officials pleaded for more help as relentless monsoon floods battered the south Indian state of Kerala, where more than 190 have died in a little over a week and much of the state is partia...

 2018-08-18 08:00 

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Frosty relations with Russia don't matter up in space, says Canada's soon-to-launch astronaut...

Space exploration may not quite be the final frontier of co-operation between Canada and Russia — but it's close, writes Chris Brown....

 2018-08-18 01:48 

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Mueller recommends 6 months in prison for Papadopoulos...

Special counsel Robert Mueller recommends in a court filing that a judge sentence former Trump campaign aide George Papadopoulos to up to six months in prison for lying to federal agents investigating whether Russia interfered in the 2016 U.S. presidentia...

 2018-08-17 19:58 

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U.S. cuts $230M US in Syria aid, says no rebuilding funds until peace talks underway...

The U.S. has cut $230 US million in reconstruction funding for Syria as officials insist the country is committed to staying in Syria to continue fighting ISIS militants....

 2018-08-17 18:43 

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N.Y. governor waters down his 'America was never that great' comments...

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Friday that he was "inartful" when he said earlier in the week that America "was never that great," a comment that was widely condemned and mocked by critics on the right and left....

 2018-08-17 17:40 

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You'll never guess where Vladimir Putin is going to show up this weekend...

A closer look at the day's most notable stories with The National's Jonathon Gatehouse....

 2018-08-17 15:31 

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Brazil's 'Dr. Bumbum' faces murder charge after butt-lift patient dies...

Brazilian prosecutors have filed a murder charge against celebrity plastic surgeon Denis Cesar Barros Furtado over the death of a patient who was given injections to enlarge her buttocks....

 2018-08-17 15:31 

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Brazil's 'Dr. Bumbum' faces murder charge after butt-lift patient dies...

Brazilian prosecutors have filed a murder charge against celebrity plastic surgeon Denis Cesar Barros Furtado over the death of a patient who was given injections to enlarge her buttocks....

 2018-08-17 15:25 

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Cricket star Imran Khan begins 5-year term as Pakistan's PM...

Pakistani lawmakers on Friday elected former cricket star and longtime politician Imran Khan as the country's next prime minister, in a step toward the country's third civilian transfer of power....

 2018-08-17 14:04 

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Trump asks SEC to consider getting rid of quarterly reports...

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he had asked the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to study the impact of allowing companies to file reports with the financial regulator every six months instead of every quarter....

 2018-08-17 13:51 

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Jury in Paul Manafort trial poses questions about reasonable doubt...

The jury in the bank and tax fraud trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort will deliberate for a second day on Friday in Virginia after asking questions that prompted speculation a verdict may not be imminent....

 2018-08-17 12:35 

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'McCarthy-era tactics': Former U.S. security leaders blast Trump for yanking clearance...

Former U.S. security officials have issued scathing rebukes to U.S. President Donald Trump, admonishing him for yanking a top former spy chief's security clearance in what they cast as an act of political vengeance....

 2018-08-17 12:35 

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Trump warns he'll revoke more security clearances as former officials blast 'McCarthy-era tactics'...

Former U.S. security officials issued scathing rebukes to President Donald Trump, admonishing him for yanking a top former spy chief's security clearance in what they cast as an act of political vengeance....

 2018-08-17 11:03 

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Trump military parade delayed until at least 2019 after cost reportedly hits $92M...

The U.S. Defence Department says the Veterans Day military parade ordered by President Donald Trump, and that reportedly would cost tens of millions of dollars, won't happen in 2018....

 2018-08-17 10:56 

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Floods in southern India kill 164 as survivors evacuated from rooftops...

Rescue workers use helicopters and boats to evacuate hundreds of people stranded on rooftops following unprecedented flooding that has led to the deaths of over 160 people in the southern Indian state of Kerala....

 2018-08-17 08:20 

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Large pieces of rubble removed as search continues 3 days after Genoa bridge collapse...

Excavators have begun clearing large sections of the collapsed highway bridge in the Italian city of Genoa in the search for people still missing three days after the deadly accident....

 2018-08-17 08:00 

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At least 7 Pennsylvania priests accused of sex abuse were sent to Toronto-area clergy rehab...

Among the hundreds of Pennsylvania priests accused of molesting children in a grand jury report released this week, at least seven were sent to a Toronto-area facility for treatment. But in some cases, the report says, the church ignored the facility'...

 2018-08-17 00:59 

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Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin remembered in her hometown as a 'regular Detroiter'...

Fans pay their respects to iconic singer Aretha Franklin in front of Detroit's New Bethel Baptist Church where her father was a pastor for more than three decades....

 2018-08-16 23:51 

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Deadly Genoa bridge collapse highlights Italy's aging infrastructure...

Italian investments in roads and bridges sank dramatically compared to other large European economies following the 2008 economic crisis, never fully recovering, according to the OECD....

 2018-08-16 22:35 

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Aretha Franklin leaves behind powerful civil rights legacy, along with the music...

Aretha Franklin, who rose to fame during the segregation era and went on to sing at the inauguration of the first U.S. black president, often used her talent, fortune and platform to support the fight for racial equality....

 2018-08-16 21:21 

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Trump calls for lawsuit against some opioid companies...

Trump administration also wants to cut production quotas of most-abused opioids, including oxycodone and fentanyl....

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