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Around 100 Syrians struggle to breathe after ‘toxic’ attack

Around 100 Syrians struggle to breathe after ‘toxic’ attack

In Aleppo city, local governor Hussein Diab visited the injured at the hospital. Syrian state TV previously said that 21 people had been injured, but people continued to arrive at a hospital in Alep...

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Contradicting Trump, Incoming Mexico Gov't Denies Making Deal To Host Asylum Seekers

Contradicting Trump, Incoming Mexico Gov't Denies Making Deal To Host Asylum Seekers

Following the publication of the Post's report, however, Sanchez back-pedaled on those remarks. Thousands of migrants - including women and children - are now at the US-Mexico border after travell...

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Bali Nine drug smuggler Renae Lawrence hands herself in to police

Bali Nine drug smuggler Renae Lawrence hands herself in to police

Lawrence was arrested in April 2005 when she was caught at Bali Airport with 2.7 kilograms of heroin strapped to her body. Head bowed, Lawrence knocked two reporters over on her way out and sprinted...

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Man Wearing Yellow Jacket Threatens To Explode Grenade In Western France

Man Wearing Yellow Jacket Threatens To Explode Grenade In Western France

Away from the capital, highways have been blocked - with burning barricades and convoys of slow-moving trucks obstructing access to fuel depots, shopping centres and factories. "You can also expect ga...

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Death toll in Afghan base bombing rises to 27

Death toll in Afghan base bombing rises to 27

It wasn't immediately clear whether the attack was carried out by a suicide bomber. A powerful blast has torn through a packed mosque inside an Afghan army base in the eastern Khost Province as Fr...

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Uganda: At least 29 dead after boat capsizes in Lake Victoria

Uganda: At least 29 dead after boat capsizes in Lake Victoria

Police had said on Saturday at least 10 people were dead following the accident off Uganda's Mukono district, close to the capital Kampala. Several people have perished in a Saturday ferry acciden...

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Matthew Hedges: UAE considering clemency request after life sentence

Matthew Hedges: UAE considering clemency request after life sentence

Hedges, a 31-year-old doctoral student in Middle Eastern studies at Durham University, has been in detention since he was arrested at the airport in Dubai in May . She wrote: "Matthew may be able ap...

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Violence flares across region as gunmen attack China consulate in Pakistan

Violence flares across region as gunmen attack China consulate in Pakistan

A separatist group, the Balochistan Liberation Army, reportedly claimed the attack but there was no official confirmation about it. The attack was meant to scare Chinese investors and undermine CPEC...

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Woman fatally shot at Florida Walmart after domestic altercation, cops say

Woman fatally shot at Florida Walmart after domestic altercation, cops say

The suspect is in custody after suffering a self-inflicted gunshot wound, the Ocala Police Department said on Twitter . The man left the store after the shooting. Police have not released the names o...

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Police acknowledge officer killed wrong man in wake of Alabama mall shooting

Police acknowledge officer killed wrong man in wake of Alabama mall shooting

Holding signs reading, "Justice for E.J." and "Black Lives Matter", they likened Bradford's case to those of other black Americans shot dead by police in high-profile incidents, including Walter Scot...

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Mexico Backs Trump Plan to Overhaul Asylum Rules

Mexico Backs Trump Plan to Overhaul Asylum Rules

News of the deal comes after Trump repeatedly castigated a migrant caravan making its way to the U.S. -Mexico border from Central America. Quoting senior members of President-elect Andrés Manuel L...

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Taiwan vote spotlights social and political rifts

Taiwan vote spotlights social and political rifts

The referendums come as an extra headache for Tsai and the DPP. Conservative groups asked whether the legislation - defining marriage as a union between a man and a woman in Taiwan's Civil Code ...

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Teenager who wrote about gun violence killed by stray bullet

Teenager who wrote about gun violence killed by stray bullet

In the city in which I live, I hear and see examples of chaos nearly everyday. Little children are victims of senseless gun violence". On Monday night, aged 13, she was shot by a stray bullet fire...

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Dashcam footage reveals police using vehicles to knock moped thieves off bikes

Dashcam footage reveals police using vehicles to knock moped thieves off bikes

Footage released by the Metropolitan Police show the tactics that specially trained drivers use to reduce the need for pursuits of moped thieves. In a briefing at Scotland Yard on Friday, police chi...

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Islamic cleric whose supporters shut down Pakistani cities over blasphemy arrested

Islamic cleric whose supporters shut down Pakistani cities over blasphemy arrested

The firebrand cleric, 52, was arrested from Lahore's Hanjarwal area just two days ahead of his party's planned rally to Rawalpindi . Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry said the current crackdown...

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Iran says U.S. claims on Tehran chemical weapons 'groundless'

Iran says U.S. claims on Tehran chemical weapons 'groundless'

The US allegations are the latest salvo against Iran from the administration of President Donald Trump, who earlier this year pulled out of a landmark 2015 nuclear deal between major powers and T...

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Many children among 25 killed as speeding bus crashes into canal

Many children among 25 killed as speeding bus crashes into canal

A boy who jumped out of the bus is the only survivor The Times of India reported. Five of the victims are said to be school children. Meanwhile, Karnataka deputy chief minister G Parameshwara ...

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British MPs slam MI5 over Manchester Arena bombing

British MPs slam MI5 over Manchester Arena bombing

Schemes where retailers and law enforcement share information "should have been done sooner and must now be kept under review", they said. Britain's MI5 security service missed potential opportuniti...

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Trump Just Can't Get Chief Justice Roberts Out Of His Head

Trump Just Can't Get Chief Justice Roberts Out Of His Head

Roberts, a conservative judge appointed by former President George W. Bush, released a statement condemning the president's rhetoric as of late. Trump threatened to close the border with Mexico ...

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Five killed as vehicle hits schoolchildren in north-east China

Five killed as vehicle hits schoolchildren in north-east China

Eighteen people were treated in hospital, the reports said, and the cause of the crash was under investigation. "I ran out and saw about a dozen children lying on the ground, some of them bleeding, ...

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US scales back military drills to support North Korea diplomacy

US scales back military drills to support North Korea diplomacy

The U.S. said Wednesday it will scale back military exercises with South Korea next year, so the war games are not a hindrance to diplomacy over ending North Korea's nuclear weapons program. Foal Eagl...

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Second Head Of Russian Intelligence Dies Within Two Years

Second Head Of Russian Intelligence Dies Within Two Years

In September, the Netherlands said authorities foiled a hack attack blamed on the GRU against the global chemical weapons watchdog OPCW, which was examining allegations against Russia's ally Syrian Pr...

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Los Angeles prosecutor declines felony case against Michael Avenatti

Los Angeles prosecutor declines felony case against Michael Avenatti

In the 38-page filing, Miniutti said a fight about money led Avenatti to shove her, twist her arm and drag her out of their luxury West Los Angeles apartment last week. Avenatti, who is mulling a pr...

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Trump Administration Asks Supreme Court to Fast-Track Transgender Military Ban

Trump Administration Asks Supreme Court to Fast-Track Transgender Military Ban

But by seeking high court review before the appeals courts have ruled, which has been a hallmark of the administration's litigation strategy, the government said it wanted to ensure that the Supreme C...

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Chief of Russia's military intelligence agency dies

Chief of Russia's military intelligence agency dies

Igor Korobov, aged 62, lead the GRU military intelligence agency the body which has been blamed for a string of brazen attacks in recent months. Britain has accused it of attempting to poison forme...

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NY judge denies president’s attempt to dismiss Trump Foundation lawsuit

NY judge denies president’s attempt to dismiss Trump Foundation lawsuit

Pointing to Clinton v Jones, a 1997 U.S. supreme court decision which permitted a sitting president to be sued, Scarpulla noted that the commander-in-chief is "subject to the laws" for unofficial acts...

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Utah teens accused of stealing small airplane

Utah teens accused of stealing small airplane

KUTV said the teens had left a group home earlier in the week and went to say with friends. On Thursday morning, they drove a tractor to the airstrip in Jensen, Utah and hopped into the fixed-wing,...

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Government climate report warns of worsening USA disasters, contradicts Trump

Government climate report warns of worsening USA disasters, contradicts Trump

The White House report , issued on Friday (Saturday AEDT), also frequently contradicted President Donald Trump . California's Camp Fire has killed at least 84 people and destroyed almost 14,000 homes...

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Watchdog lawsuit shines light on Ivanka Trump email use

Watchdog lawsuit shines light on Ivanka Trump email use

There was no servers in the basement like Hillary Clinton had. The manner in which Clinton of the emails caused many of her critics to doubt her assertion that they had been personal, since it's bec...

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Associate of Trump ally says he's in plea talks with Mueller

Associate of Trump ally says he's in plea talks with Mueller

This story is developing. Add Russia Investigation as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Russia Investigation news, video, and analysis from ABC News. Corsi, the former Washington bure...

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