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Malaysia: Women caned in public for lesbian act

Malaysia: Women caned in public for lesbian act

Amnesty International called the caning "a bad day" for human rights. Satiful said the punishment was "not meant to torture or injure but to serve as a lesson to society". Almost two-thirds of Malays...

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Trump Won't Compromise With Canada in NAFTA Deal

The US and Mexico reached a comprehensive deal on 27 August. The jab came a day after controversial remarks to Bloomberg he claims had been "off the record" leaked to the Canadian press as the t...

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Democrats Denounce White House Decision to Withhold Kavanaugh Records

Democrats Denounce White House Decision to Withhold Kavanaugh Records

Klobuchar complained about decisions that have blocked access to or shielded use of documents concerning the several years Kavanaugh spent as a White House aide in President George W. But Sen. Amy ...

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Nigeria, China to sign $328m agreement on ICT - Presidency

Nigeria, China to sign $328m agreement on ICT - Presidency

During the summit, the Heads of State will discuss and ratify two major documents, the Beijing Action Plan 2019-2021 and the Beijing Declaration, which will act as guides for China-Africa rela...

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Mystery of Myanmar 'ghost ship' solved

Mystery of Myanmar 'ghost ship' solved

It has been dubbed a 'ghost ship.' A rusting, deserted cargo vessel bearing the Indonesian flag has been found drifting off the coast of Myanmar. A "ghost ship" was first sighted off the coast of Bu...

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4 missing after Colorado River boat collision

4 missing after Colorado River boat collision

The search for two people "presumed submerged" was halted overnight, the San Bernardino County Fire District said in a statement. The occupants of both vessels were thrown overboard on impact. On Sa...

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Libya declares state of emergency in Tripoli

Numerous prisoners held at the Ain Zara facility in south-east Tripoli were reportedly supporters of the late Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi , and had been found guilty of killings during the uprising...

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Ugandan opposition lawmaker arrives in the US for medical treatment

Ugandan opposition lawmaker arrives in the US for medical treatment

Museveni has won praise in the West for his support against militant Islam in the region, but many Ugandans regard the 73-year-old as out of touch with his people, almost 80 percent of whom are under ...

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Gunfire heard on broadcast of Del Mar race

Gunfire heard on broadcast of Del Mar race

The San Diego Sheriff's Homicide Unit said a man approached the ticket window at about 6:40 p.m. seeking entry to the show, but was told it was sold out. "Deputies engaged and returned fire", the st...

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Two Reuters journalists investigating Rohingya killings jailed for 7 years in Myanmar

Two Reuters journalists investigating Rohingya killings jailed for 7 years in Myanmar

Kyaw Soe Oo, 28, and Wa Lone, 32, the two journalists contending that they were framed by the police had pleaded not guilty to the colonial era law. It also strongly criticised de facto civilian lea...

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Brazil's National Museum, home to 20 million items, destroyed in fire

Brazil's National Museum, home to 20 million items, destroyed in fire

Rio de Janeiro's 200-year-old institution was home to 20m items. It houses several landmark collections including Egyptian artifacts and the oldest human fossil found in Brazil . Sgt. Moises Torres ...

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Welsh Labour leadership hopefuls call for anti-Semitism action

Welsh Labour leadership hopefuls call for anti-Semitism action

Jeremy Corbyn should work "doubly hard" to say there is no place for anti-Semitism in his party, a Welsh Labour leadership hopeful has said. "Obviously none of us here would in any was think that wh...

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Saudi-led coalition admits deadly Yemen strike on bus was unjustified

Saudi-led coalition admits deadly Yemen strike on bus was unjustified

The coalition said it has accepted the conclusions of its investigative body, known as the Joint Incidents Assessments Team, which found that the airstrike involved "mistakes", including failing to ta...

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Myanmar army fakes photos and history The Guardian

Myanmar army fakes photos and history The Guardian

A new book on the Rohingya crisis written by Myanmar military propagandists uses fake photographs and a chilling rewriting of history in what appears to be an attempt to justify the killing of tho...

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'Crazy driver' smashes up bus, runs over man in road rage attack

'Crazy driver' smashes up bus, runs over man in road rage attack

The suspect became irate when the driver the bus attempted to stop her from driving off, witnesses said. Police say that the woman then retrieved a auto jack from her vehicle and smashed out a win...

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President Donald Trump Addresses His Reaction to Senator John McCain's Death

President Donald Trump Addresses His Reaction to Senator John McCain's Death

People in the room clapped and social media erupted. John McCain (R-Ariz.), reportedly invited Ivanka Trump to McCain's funeral in Washington on Saturday. McCain, who died on August 25 at age 81, ...

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New info surfaces on Ted Cruz opponent's 1998 DUI crash

New info surfaces on Ted Cruz opponent's 1998 DUI crash

Cruz, who frequently traded barbs with Trump during 2016 Republican presidential primaries, welcomed the latter's endorsement. For his part, Cruz once called Trump a "sniveling coward" during a tele...

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Alaska woman Stephany LaFountain arrested for killing her children

Alaska woman Stephany LaFountain arrested for killing her children

When police began to investigate the death of her second child, forensic teams found a series of suspicious searches entered into her computer about an hour before the 911 call, including: Ways to k...

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Brazil's electoral court to discuss Lula candidacy Friday afternoon

Brazil's electoral court to discuss Lula candidacy Friday afternoon

Lula has also received backing from the UN Human Rights Committee, which ruled that he can not be disqualified from the elections as his legal appeals are ongoing. The former leader's attorneys stil...

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NNM compound suspects charged with federal crimes

NNM compound suspects charged with federal crimes

One of the five Muslim defendants, a native of Haiti , now is charged in federal court with unlawful possession of firearms and ammunition by an alien living illegally in the USA, and the other fou...

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'Rest In Peace gorgeous': Australian Instagram model dies in Greece

A crew member reportedly found McNamara hanging on the rear deck of the yacht, tangled in ropes, according to the Daily Mail . Despite desperate attempts from crew members and emergency services, l...

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How Google’s search engine works - Donald Trump take note

How Google’s search engine works - Donald Trump take note

Google responded to the allegations by saying that the company was taking a look, but its main objective is to make sure users receive the most relevant answers in a matter of seconds. Fourth, he c...

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Donald Trump Threatens To Exclude Canada From New NAFTA Deal

Trump previously set a deadline for Friday to reach the trilateral deal. Dale went on to observe that it's "noteworthy that Trump, who has claimed to be indifferent about whether Canada signs a dea...

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Suspected Israeli rocket kills two at Damascus airbase, monitor says

Regime air defences managed to respond to several missiles believed to be from Israeli jets launched from outside the country's border, according to the reports. Israel rarely acknowledges such strike...

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Police Shoot Two In Suspected Terror Attack In Amsterdam

Police Shoot Two In Suspected Terror Attack In Amsterdam

Central Station is a busy entry and exit point for visitors to the Dutch capital, with regular trains linking it to the city's Schiphol Airport. The two people injured in the incident were USA citiz...

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United States moves to scrap $300 million in military aid to Pakistan

United States moves to scrap $300 million in military aid to Pakistan

Faulkner $500 million in CSF was cancelled by Congress earlier this year, taking up the total funds withheld this year to $800 million. "Due to a lack of Pakistani decisive actions in support of the...

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SA, China sign more agreements ahead of FOCAC summit

SA, China sign more agreements ahead of FOCAC summit

The event will be co-chaired by President Cyril Ramaphosa and China's President Xi Jinping . Analysts say that Beijing's policies towards the continent have not changed significantly, but have se...

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United States military to cancel $300mn Pakistani aid

United States military to cancel $300mn Pakistani aid

The announcement comes days before USA secretary of state Mike Pompeo and top U.S. military officer General Joseph Dunford are due to visit Islamabad to meet new Pakistani prime minister Imran Khan. T...

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Who is Sam Patten?

Who is Sam Patten?

The criminal charging document does not name Manafort or any of his colleagues in the USA and Ukraine, though Patten may be connected to those efforts. That charge stems from Manafort's work both for ...

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Aung San Suu Kyi should have resigned: UN human rights chief

Aung San Suu Kyi should have resigned: UN human rights chief

Aung San, who leads the Myanmar government as the State Counsellor and is a Nobel Peace Prize laureate in 1991 for her fight for independence and democracy was also criticised by the United Nations ...

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