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US embassy in Haiti tells Americans to shelter in place due to protests...
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The U.S. Embassy in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, is urging U.S. citizens to shelter in place due to ongoing protests and violence in the country's capital.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-07-09 03:31 UTC
Trump and Merkel: An explosion-in-waiting...
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Trump often saves his harshest words for Germany and its leader Angela Merkel — and their feud could explode this week at the NATO summit. What's happening: Trump has perfected what European officials describe as a 10-minute monologue on what he
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-07-09 03:21 UTC
UK media: Most senior Brexit official quits government...
British media outlets say the most senior official in charge of negotiating Britain's exit from the European Union has quit Prime Minister Theresa May's government.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-07-09 00:03 UTC
Woman exposed to nerve agent in southern England dies; police launch murder investigation...
Dawn Sturgess, 44, was one of five people who have become critically after being exposed to Novichok in the Salisbury area.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-07-08 22:58 UTC
Insider attack in Afghanistan killed soldier from California...
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The Pentagon says the U.S. service member killed in an apparent insider attack in southern Afghanistan was a soldier from California.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-07-08 22:56 UTC
Lindsey Graham: 'China’s hands all over' North Korea's latest US rebuke...
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Sen. Lindsey Graham said North Korea's recent condemnation of the United States has "China's hands all over
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-07-08 21:24 UTC
Pompeo appeals for NKorea to replicate Vietnam's 'miracle'...
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Pompeo brushes aside North Korea's harsh rebuke of 'gangster-like' demands, vows sanctions will remain until pledge to rid North of nuclear weapons is met.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-07-08 14:18 UTC
4 rescued from Thailand cave as rescue operation underway...
Thai authorities have asked media to leave the area around the entrance of the cave where 12 boys and their soccer coach have been trapped for two weeks, fueling speculation that a rescue mission could be imminent.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-07-08 14:18 UTC
U.S., Afghan forces clear Islamic State from eastern district...
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U.S. and Afghan Special Forces are completing an operation to clear Islamic State fighters from a remote district in Nangarhar, the eastern province where they have their main stronghold in Afghanistan, officials said on Saturday.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-07-08 14:16 UTC
Thailand cave rescue: Officials appear close to launching rescue mission...
Thai mission commander Narongsak Osottanakorn, the head of the rescue mission, says they will they will do everything they can to minimize the risk to the boy's lives
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-07-08 01:19 UTC
Elon Musk sends engineers from his Boring Company to help Thai cave rescue mission...
The tech billionaire is sending his top employees to rescue 12 schoolboys and their coach from a flooded Thai cave. They plant to insert a nylon tube and inflate it 'like a bouncy castle' to create a tunnel.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-07-06 22:24 UTC
Zuckerberg Tops Buffet As World's Third Richest Man...
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For the first time in history , the three wealthiest people on the planet made their fortunes from technology. As Bloomberg reports that Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has overtaken Warren Buffett as the world's third-richest person. Zuckerberg, 34, is
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-07-06 21:49 UTC
80% of Germans unhappy with Merkel after border deal over migrants...
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The new poll found that 78 per cent of Germans were somewhat, or completely, dissatisfied with Chancellor Angela Merkel's coalition government, an increase by 15 per cent since June.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-07-06 18:31 UTC
German Coalition Reaches Deal on Migration...
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The parties in Germany's ruling coalition on Thursday reached agreement on a package of measures to deal with asylum-seekers who have already registered in other European Union states, and vowed to push ahead with animmigration law before year's e
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-07-06 18:28 UTC
Human rights body condemns Brazil for journalist's death...
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Brazil says condemnation from the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights for the torture and death of well-known journalist Vladimir Herzog during the country's military dictatorship is "just."
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-07-06 18:23 UTC
Illegal Population in Paris No-Go Zone Suburb Hits 400,000...
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There could be as many as 400,000 illegal immigrants living in Seine-Saint-Denis according to a report from the French parliament.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-07-06 18:22 UTC
Russia-Backed Syrian Forces Take Key Border Site After Deal With Rebels...
Syrian government forces supported by Russian military police have taken over a key border crossing with Jordan after a deal was reached between rebels and Russian mediators, Syrian state media and a war monitor say.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-07-06 18:21 UTC
China Holds Journalist Who Wrote Articles Criticizing Hunan Officials...
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Chen Jieren is taken away and his colleagues warned not to report on his detention or to record official gag orders in any way.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-07-06 18:20 UTC
Violent riots in French city for second night after fatal police shooting...
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Riots rocked a French city for the second straight night Wednesday after the fatal police shooting of a driver apparently trying to avoid an identity check.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-07-05 14:58 UTC
Woman declared dead after crash found alive in morgue refrigerator...
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"You never expect to open a fridge and find someone in there alive," a mortuary worker said
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-07-04 20:10 UTC
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