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Louts scribble vulgar graffiti, beat three dozen girls, staff at Bihar school

Louts scribble vulgar graffiti, beat three dozen girls, staff at Bihar school

As many as 34 girls from Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidyalaya (KGBV), a government-run residential school in Triveniganj town of Supaul district were thrashed black and blue by local residents for refusin...

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Fifty dead in Congo tanker truck fire

Fifty dead in Congo tanker truck fire

Oil tankers and trucks overloaded with goods are a regular scene on the highway. The city is on the main highway between the capital and the country's Matadi seaport. Faced with one of the country's d...

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Turkey's Erdogan says awaiting probe results over missing Saudi journalist

Turkey's Erdogan says awaiting probe results over missing Saudi journalist

The source said Turkish officials were trying to identify them. Turkey has requested a search of the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, after saying that a journalist was murdered within its walls. His cr...

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Melania Trump’s visit to Africa in Pictures

Melania Trump’s visit to Africa in Pictures

She said the trip was "incredible" and wishes people would "focus on what I do, not on what I wear". " at the back during a visit to immigrant children who had been separated from their families ...

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Israel to Close UNRWA Schools in Jerusalem to End Refugee 'Lie'

Israel to Close UNRWA Schools in Jerusalem to End Refugee 'Lie'

Following the announcement, the Jerusalem Municipality confirmed that United Nations schools, which serve about 1,800 students, would be closed by the end of the current school year. The US administ...

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Donald Trump Boards Air Force One With Toilet Paper Stuck to Shoe

Donald Trump Boards Air Force One With Toilet Paper Stuck to Shoe

Trump has had a busy week criss-crossing the nation delivering speeches while dealing with the FBI probe into his Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and investigations into his alleged tax scheme...

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Chance of Brexit deal 'has increased': European Commission chief

Chance of Brexit deal 'has increased': European Commission chief

But speaking with BBC Radio 4's Today programme this morning, the PM said she is ready to present her new version of Chequers to Brussels. Can I just explain why we are setting forward our own proposa...

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Michael now a Category 1 hurricane

A Hurricane Watch is in effect for the Florida panhandle, and a tropical storm watch is in effect much of Florida's west coast, reports the center. Forecasters say the powerful storm could bring hea...

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McConnell now open to high court nomination in election year

McConnell now open to high court nomination in election year

In her former role as dean of Harvard Law School, she hired Kavanaugh to teach there. Trump, throughout the day, insisted Kavanaugh would not be tainted by the sexual assault allegations from Chris...

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Brazil Election Will Go to Run-Off, Bolsonaro vs Haddad

Brazil Election Will Go to Run-Off, Bolsonaro vs Haddad

Lorenzoni said Bolsonaro's team was targeting individual lawmakers in parties opposed to the Workers Party (PT) and its presidential candidate Fernando Haddad - including those in parties whose leader...

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Trump rallies Republicans after Kavanaugh confirmation

Susan Collins said that the response of Mainers has been "overwhelmingly positive" in the hours since her return after voting to confirm Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh . Reynolds said the conf...

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Justice Brett Kavanaugh gets to work with all-female law clerk staff

Per Politifact , only four of 25 presidential election cycles in the last century involved an open Supreme Court seat, and in "three of those instances, the Senate confirmed the president's nominee, a...

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Indonesia quake death toll nears 2000 as more bodies are found

Indonesia quake death toll nears 2000 as more bodies are found

The confirmed death toll from the quake has now reached 1,763, with 265 people missing in central Sulawesi's largest city, Palu , the spokesperson of Indonesia's Disaster Management Agency, Sutopo Pu...

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William Nordhaus, Paul Romer win Nobel Economics Prize

On the other hand, Romer's research showed that how economic forces command the firms to come up with new ideas and innovations. "Their findings have significantly broadened the scope of economic an...

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Scotland's Sturgeon promises independence plan once UK Brexit deal known

Scotland's Sturgeon promises independence plan once UK Brexit deal known

I can not envisage the SNP MPs voting for something that doesn't contain that. "It's about a level of clarity to emerge so that people in Scotland, if they are making this judgement again, can make ...

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United Nations warns world must take

United Nations warns world must take "unprecedented" steps on global warming

The goal is to cut 2005-level emissions 26-28 per cent by 2030. Temperatures could rise by 1.5 degrees Celsius as soon as 2030 if global warming continues at its current pace and the world fails to ...

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TV journalist murdered in Bulgarian town of Ruse

TV journalist murdered in Bulgarian town of Ruse

Interior Minister Mladen Marinov confirmed that Marinova had been raped and said there are now no links between the crime and Marinova's work as a journalist. Investigative Slovak journalist Ján Kucia...

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McConnell doesn't rule out confirming SCOTUS nominee in presidential election year

In a separate appearance on CBS News's "Face the Nation," the majority leader predicted that the anti-Kavanaugh protests will backfire by energizing the Republican base in the November 6 mid-term el...

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NK leader expresses belief in 'good program' for 2nd summit with Trump

NK leader expresses belief in 'good program' for 2nd summit with Trump

Kim is ready to invite worldwide experts to inspect the Punggye-ri nuclear test site, which Pyongyang invited global journalists to witness being demolished in May, according to Pompeo. The Stimson Ce...

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Manhunt Begins for Palestinian Gunman Who Killed Two Israelis

Manhunt Begins for Palestinian Gunman Who Killed Two Israelis

He was certain the perpetrator would be caught and brought to justice. He said it appeared it was a "lone-wolf attack". Gaza's Hamas rulers and other militant groups praised Sunday's attack, but n...

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Man attempts to rape Australian woman on NY street

Man attempts to rape Australian woman on NY street

New video released by police shows the moment the attacker approached the woman. "The individual. shoved her against a wall, removed her underwear and tried to sexually assault her", the spokeswoman...

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Britain expresses concern over Hong Kong speech rights

Britain expresses concern over Hong Kong speech rights

Hong Kong has refused to renew the visa of a senior Financial Times journalist who hosted a talk by an activist advocating the city's independence from China, the newspaper said Friday. "It mirro...

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Brazil's Far-Right Candidate Grabs Lead Ahead Of Second Round Presidential Election

Mr Bolsonaro obtained 46.7 percent of the votes in Sunday's first-round vote, while Mr Haddad, the stand-in for jailed ex-President Luiz Inacio da Silva, got 28.37 percent, the president of the countr...

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McConnell Open to the Possibility of Filling Supreme Court Vacancy in 2020

McConnell Open to the Possibility of Filling Supreme Court Vacancy in 2020

Eugene Cole on what would've been his 62nd birthday. "The one thing that she recollects with 100 percent accuracy is that Brett Kavanaugh assaulted her". "My bottom line is I'm going to give it due ...

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Bucking party, Murkowski charts her own path on Kavanaugh

Bucking party, Murkowski charts her own path on Kavanaugh

Ford had accused Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting her in 1982 when they both were in high school. Two other women later emerged with sexual misconduct allegations from the 1980s. In theory, Kavanaugh ...

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Melania Trump tells Donald off when she disagrees with his tweets

Melania Trump tells Donald off when she disagrees with his tweets

The First Lady said the message of her tour to Ghana, Malawi, Kenya and Egypt was 'show the world that we care'. "Although not an elected official of the United States government, that President...

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"Shame on you!": Protesters, Democrats react to Kavanaugh confirmation

Because, make no mistake, in an election cycle that may well turn out to be the year of the woman, the Republican Party's treatment of Christine Blasey Ford and other Kavanaugh accusers as well th...

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McConnell says Kavanaugh fight will help Republicans in November

McConnell says Kavanaugh fight will help Republicans in November

About 1,000 protesters occupied the Capitol steps on Saturday, some willingly arrested and loaded into police buses. He will make the Senate and the country proud. The prolonged nomination battle has ...

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Brett Kavanaugh moves towards Supreme Court confirmation after long, bitter fight

Jerry Nadler of NY, the top Democrat on the House Judiciary Committee, said, referring to allegations that Kavanaugh committed perjury during his testimony. Republicans have a 51-49 majority in the Se...

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US Senate leader hails Kavanaugh vote as 'proudest moment'

US Senate leader hails Kavanaugh vote as 'proudest moment'

Speaking to reporters aboard Air Force One while flying to a campaign rally in Kansas, Trump said of Kavanaugh: "We're very honored that he was able to withstand this terrible, disgusting attack by ...

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