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At least 50 feared dead after being hit by train in India

At least 50 feared dead after being hit by train in India

Police have informed that the injured people have been taken to hospitals on an urgent basis. Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has said that he was heading to the site of the accident to pe...

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Canada just legalized recreational pot

Canada just legalized recreational pot

What about previous pot charges? "It's a historic day", Finance Minister Vic Fedeli said in a speech to the legislature. Others, like Quebec, will prohibit smoking in and near entrances to scho...

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Saudis said ready to concede writer was slain in botched interrogation

Saudis said ready to concede writer was slain in botched interrogation

I mean, who knows? "His denial to me could not have been stronger", Trump said . Then channel BeoutQ, allegedly based in Saudi Arabia , apparently started pirating beIN Sport's coverage of the E...

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Twitter Releases Full Tweet Archive From Russian, Iranian Trolls

Twitter Releases Full Tweet Archive From Russian, Iranian Trolls

It comes less than one month before U.S. Congressional elections which are already the subject of foreign-directed social media campaigns, according to senior U.S. The Iran operation was largely pushi...

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Too early to know cost of Brexit transition extension: minister

Too early to know cost of Brexit transition extension: minister

Extending the transition period could mean that if a future partnership is not ready, a backstop , which so far has been unpalatable to the British side, would not have to be triggered. The Shadow ...

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Trump praises congressman who assaulted reporter

Trump praises congressman who assaulted reporter

After airing the clip of Trump's comment, co-host John Berman snarked "I want to start with nothing like making a joke out of body slamming a journalist". It also came amid global furor over the d...

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'Certain evidence' of Khashoggi's murder found in consulate

'Certain evidence' of Khashoggi's murder found in consulate

Leaked surveillance footage show diplomatic cars traveled to the consul's home shortly after Khashoggi's disappearance at the consulate. He said USA officials want to review any audio and video fr...

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Washington: House committees to interview Rod Rosenstein behind closed doors

Washington: House committees to interview Rod Rosenstein behind closed doors

Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.) announced that Rosenstein would come to Capitol Hill to speak with their panels Wednesday for a transcribed interview . Goodlatte had said he would consider issuing a subpoena ...

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Woman caught on camera abandoning 2-year-old on stranger's doorstep

Woman caught on camera abandoning 2-year-old on stranger's doorstep

She said by the time she reached her front door, the person was gone leaving the child behind. The father told investigators that when the child never arrived, he assumed plans had changed. The fa...

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US Dispatches Goodbye Letter to Universal Postal Union

US Dispatches Goodbye Letter to Universal Postal Union

Postal Service, which it says cost the USPS $170 million a year ago. Wednesday's announcement is the latest move by the Trump administration to remove the United States from multi-lateral organizati...

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USA military strike kills 60 Al-Shabab fighters in Somalia

USA military strike kills 60 Al-Shabab fighters in Somalia

The US command also claimed to assess that "this airstrike did not injure or kill any civilians". The US military said Friday's air strike occurred near the al-Shabab-controlled community of Harar...

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At Brussels summit, Spain’s PM is hopeful of progress on Gibraltar

At Brussels summit, Spain’s PM is hopeful of progress on Gibraltar

Still some issues remaining on backstop. While it could help May sell a deal at home, it won't remove the need to accept the most controversial part of the EU's proposal - that in a last-resort situ...

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Canada moves to expedite pardons for minor marijuana convictions

Canada moves to expedite pardons for minor marijuana convictions

All sales must be through government-owned cannabis stores, of which four opened Wednesday in Montreal (although one is almost impossible to get to because of pandemic street repairs that have paralyz...

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Bangladesh ranks 103rd out of 140 nations on global competitiveness list

Bangladesh ranks 103rd out of 140 nations on global competitiveness list

Botswana completes the list of top 5 African countries on the Global Competitiveness Index (GCI) 4.0 Rankings 2018 by placing 90th with a score of 54.5 out of 100. "Embracing the Fourth Industrial R...

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Trump Threatens Military Response to Asylum Seekers

Trump Threatens Military Response to Asylum Seekers

It would take several weeks for the group to travel to the USA border. President Donald Trump took a break from defending the Saudi royal family, believed to have ordered the execution of a WaPo c...

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White woman who blocked black neighbor from entering apartment building gets fired

White woman who blocked black neighbor from entering apartment building gets fired

About 30 minutes after the last video, Toles reported that officers showed up at his door saying they had gotten a complaint that he made another resident "uncomfortable". It noted that the incident d...

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Turkish investigators search Saudi Consulate premises again

Turkish investigators search Saudi Consulate premises again

An alleged member of a hit squad has been seen entering the building where journalist Jamal Khashoggi vanished hours before his disappearance. Karen Attiah , global opinions editor for The Washi...

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Top Afghan official killed in shooting, U.S. general unhurt

Top Afghan official killed in shooting, U.S. general unhurt

An Afghan lawmaker contesting this week's parliamentary elections was among four people killed on Wednesday by a bomb planted under his office chair, officials said, in an attack claimed by Taliban ...

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Recorded hate crime increases by 17%

Recorded hate crime increases by 17%

There were 80,393 hate crimes recorded by police in England and Wales in 2016/17, an increase of 29% compared with 2015/16. Crimes recorded as "violence against the person" were the most commo...

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Pompeo to visit Turkey after Riyadh over Khashoggi

Pompeo to visit Turkey after Riyadh over Khashoggi

Despite being anxious for his safety, he had gone into the consulate in Istanbul to get a document necessary to marry his Turkish fiancee, the partner and friends have said. "Our family is traumatized...

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