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Pope Francis Declares Death Penalty is Never OK

Pope Francis Declares Death Penalty is Never OK

The new text of the relevant number, 2267, recognizes that recourse to the death penalty "was long considered an appropriate response to the gravity of certain crimes and an acceptable, albeit extre...

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Danes protest ban on wearing face veils in public

They say it is to protest and raise awareness about why women should be allowed to express their identity in that way. The new law gives police the power to issue on-the-spot fines to people who cov...

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Idiot taunts Yellowstone bison by banging his chest - ends TERRIBLY

Idiot taunts Yellowstone bison by banging his chest - ends TERRIBLY

After a tense moment, the bison and the man are shown going their separate ways. The man stares at the bison for a moment before walking back toward the other cars. "These distances safeguard both vis...

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College Lake Dam considered stable after conditions assessment

College Lake Dam considered stable after conditions assessment

Officials say if the dam does fail, the water could rise several feet in just a matter of minutes with swift currents. Hundreds of people have been evacuated in Virginia after a National Weather S...

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Presumed American remains from Korean War arrive in Hawaii from South Korea

Presumed American remains from Korean War arrive in Hawaii from South Korea

Is there concern that some remains are still missing or have just gone unaccounted for? "So, this is an global effort to bring closure for those families". The Post says "the new intelligence does...

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Donald Trump calls for Attorney General Jeff Session to end Russian Federation inquiry

Donald Trump calls for Attorney General Jeff Session to end Russian Federation inquiry

The Agalarovs were partners in the Trump Organization's hosting of the 2013 Miss America pageant in Moscow. But he added that the team is still considering declining an interview altogether, despite...

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Suspect Named in Shooting Death of Houston Cardiologist

Suspect Named in Shooting Death of Houston Cardiologist

Now, as the manhunt drags on, police continue to warn that Pappas could be armed and risky, and - thanks to his law enforcement background - have access to police radio and tactical channels to monito...

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CNN’s Jim Acosta Spars With Sarah Sanders Over Trump’s Media Attacks

CNN’s Jim Acosta Spars With Sarah Sanders Over Trump’s Media Attacks

The American journalist lashed out at Trump following the president's rally in Florida where his supporters jeered CNN journalist Jim Acosta . Asked repeatedly during the briefing whether she agr...

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Police in Missouri respond to possible Mollie Tibbetts sighting

Police in Missouri respond to possible Mollie Tibbetts sighting

Tibbetts was reported missing after she failed to show up for work in Brooklyn, Iowa, a farming community of about 1,500 people where she was living over the summer with her longtime boyfriend . Auth...

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Trump Administration Proposes Freezing Obama-Era Vehicle Fuel Economy Requirements

In the draft proposal published today by the EPA and the Transportation Department, the Trump administration says that the amendments are being made because current standards are "no longer approp...

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Most Lakeport residents can return home after fleeing California wildfire

Most Lakeport residents can return home after fleeing California wildfire

More than 4,200 firefighters have been deployed to battle the conflagration but they have only succeeded in containing 35 percent of it so far. He told reporters Wednesday that "nature is very powerf...

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Promoting voter ID, Trump claims ID needed to buy groceries

Promoting voter ID, Trump claims ID needed to buy groceries

Earlier this week Trump once again endorsed DeSantis, this time onstage with him at a rally in Tampa. Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate Jeff Greene plans to join the protestors as well. At a ra...

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Mike Pompeo says North Korea weapons work inconsistent with Kim pledge

Mike Pompeo says North Korea weapons work inconsistent with Kim pledge

The content of the letter wasn't disclosed, but White House press secretary Sarah Sanders described the correspondence as the next step in an effort to reach an agreement over the North's nuclear ar...

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National Archives: We can't produce all Kavanaugh docs until end of October

National Archives: We can't produce all Kavanaugh docs until end of October

Grassley's committee communications director Taylor Foy told TPM in an email, asked about NARA's letter, "Because the George W. Bush Presidential Library has agreed to facilitate an open and transpare...

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Judge Halts Downloads of 3D-Printed Gun Designs

Judge Halts Downloads of 3D-Printed Gun Designs

The plans for a number of weapons appeared on CodeisFreeSpeech.com despite a federal judge on Tuesday stopping the release of the blueprints to make untraceable and undetectable 3D-printed plastic gu...

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Trump Lawyer: Odds Against President Testifying in Russia Probe

Trump Lawyer: Odds Against President Testifying in Russia Probe

But "one person who's apparently not anxious about Robert Mueller's investigation is Donald Trump ", he said . Trump has denied that the campaign worked with Russian Federation to engineer his vic...

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Anti-Americanism Wanes in Russia After Putin-Trump Summit, Survey Says

Anti-Americanism Wanes in Russia After Putin-Trump Summit, Survey Says

The protests began on July 16 after Trump made controversial comments he later clarified that appeared to support Russia's explanation for election meddling over the conclusion of USA intelligence a...

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Syrian Army officially secures bordering outposts with Jordan

Syrian Army officially secures bordering outposts with Jordan

For the first time, Russian forces joined the peacekeepers - a sign of Russia's deepening involvement as a mediator between Israel and Syria. Russian Federation announced Thursday that it would de...

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Woman Says Catcaller Punched Her in Face After She Called Him Out

Woman Says Catcaller Punched Her in Face After She Called Him Out

One of the most disturbing aspects of the video , which has gone viral in France , is that people sitting in the cafe did very little except for standing up and looking shocked. CCTV footage shows...

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President Trump asked John Kelly to remain chief of staff through 2020

President Trump asked John Kelly to remain chief of staff through 2020

The officials who were not authorised to speak publicly about private conversations. If Kelly does indeed stay through the next presidential election, it would make him one of the longest-serving ch...

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Zimbabwe election violence: ‘Desperate’ voters hold 'flicker of hope’ for Chamisa win

Zimbabwe election violence: ‘Desperate’ voters hold 'flicker of hope’ for Chamisa win

With three seats yet to be declared, Mnangagwa's ruling ZANU-PF party had 144 seats compared to 61 for the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC), meaning the ruling party achieved a two-thirds majori...

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Duterte watches bulldozer wreck luxury vehicles, motorbikes worth almost P300M

Duterte watches bulldozer wreck luxury vehicles, motorbikes worth almost P300M

Philippine police have several times promised to overhaul the anti-drugs campaign, although human rights groups say there has been little noticeable change. I can not seek re-election. "I don't want i...

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Powerful quake kills at least 10 on Indonesia's Lombok island

Powerful quake kills at least 10 on Indonesia's Lombok island

The hardest hit region was East Lombok, the agency says, where eight people died and 10 people are seriously injured. " Aftershocks were observed 43 times", he wrote in his Twitter . While the epice...

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U.S. to Inject $113 Mln in Indo-Pacific Region

U.S. to Inject $113 Mln in Indo-Pacific Region

Analysts see the initiatives as the beginning of an American response to China's ambitious Belt and Road Initiative (BRI). Pompeo said the United States "will never seek domination in the Indo-Pacif...

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South Africa's ANC to change constitution to allow seizing land

South Africa's ANC to change constitution to allow seizing land

While the constitution's property clause now allows the state to expropriate land with just and equitable compensation and also expropriate without compensation in the public interest "it has become p...

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Ford government scrapping basic income pilot project

Ford government scrapping basic income pilot project

The basic income pilot project was introduced in April 2017 and was tested in Hamilton, Brantford, Brant County, Lindsay and Thunder Bay and the surrounding area. During the pilot, a single person cou...

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Stop the Mueller investigation 'right now'

Trump's renewed focus on calling for the end of the investigation also comes as his former campaign chairman Paul Manafort was set to commence his second day on trial in a federal courthouse in Al...

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Three die in plane crash in Greenville

Three die in plane crash in Greenville

The Aerostar plane could seat up to six people but according to the FAA, the plane was only carrying the three people, including the pilot, who was killed at the time of the crash. Airport spokesperso...

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Trump Calls for Attorney General to End Mueller Investigation ‘Right Now’

Trump Calls for Attorney General to End Mueller Investigation ‘Right Now’

Trump has previously complained publicly on Twitter that the "Russian Witch Hunt Hoax " is continuing because of the decision by Sessions to recuse himself. The trial of former Trump campaign manag...

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Van Explosion Kills 10 at Checkpoint in Philippine South: Army

Van Explosion Kills 10 at Checkpoint in Philippine South: Army

Ten people, including troops and civilians, were killed when a bomb in a van blew up at an army checkpoint in the southern Philippines Tuesday. Manila: Militants have detonated a auto bomb at a mi...

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