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Train mows down crowd at India festival, at least 50 dead
11:05, Saturday, 20 October, 2018
A commuter train traveling at high speed ran through a crowd on the tracks in northern India on Friday, killing at least 50 people, state officials ...
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Saudi claims that Khashoggi died
10:55, Saturday, 20 October, 2018
Claims by the government of Saudi Arabia that Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi died in a physical altercation inside the Saudi Consulate in ...
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Wife of Interpol ex-chief fears for his life - and her own safety
18:15, Friday, 19 October, 2018
The wife of fallen former Interpol chief Meng Hongwei has expressed fears for his life and her own safety, lashing out at what she called the ...
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Dmitry Rogozin planning to visit NASA despite US sanctions
16:00, Friday, 19 October, 2018
Russia's space agency Roscosmos said on Friday it had discussed a possible visit to the United States of its head, Dmitry Rogozin, with NASA, the ...
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It Only Took One Hour for Canada to Issue Its First Ticket for Smoking Weed in a Car
14:05, Friday, 19 October, 2018
On Wednesday recreational marijuana legalization went into effect across the great northern expanse of Canada. About an hour later, police in ...
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President Trump Says It 'Certainly Looks' Like Saudi Journalist Jamal Khashoggi Is Dead
11:10, Friday, 19 October, 2018
President Donald Trump acknowledged Thursday it “certainly looks” as though missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi is dead, and he ...
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Trump administration has new plan to drive Iran out of Syria
16:20, Wednesday, 17 October, 2018
The Trump administration is developing a new strategy for the war in Syria that would focus more heavily on pushing Iran's military and its proxy ...
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Armenia PM Nikol Pashinyan resigns in order to hold early vote
12:40, Wednesday, 17 October, 2018
Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan said Tuesday that he was resigning from his post so that parliament could be dissolved and an early election ...
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Rocket Fired From Gaza Hits Home in South Israel; 4 Treated
11:30, Wednesday, 17 October, 2018
A rocket fired from Gaza struck a residential home in southern Israel early Wednesday and the Israeli military began attacking militant sites in ...
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Canada becomes second country to legalise recreational marijuana
11:00, Wednesday, 17 October, 2018
The nationwide market for cannabis opened on Wednesday at midnight amid lingering questions about the impact on health, the law and public ...
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Google to boycott Saudi conference over missing journalist
15:50, Tuesday, 16 October, 2018
Alphabet Inc’s Google on Monday became the latest company to say it would boycott a business conference in Saudi Arabia, after the ...
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NYC goes entire weekend without a shooting for first time in decades
15:35, Tuesday, 16 October, 2018
New York may be the city that never sleeps — but for once, it’s not the sound of people getting shot that’s keeping Big Apple ...
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IS Terrorists Attack Refugee Camp In Syria, Take 700 People Hostage - Russian Military
00:20, Tuesday, 16 October, 2018
Militants from the Islamic State terrorist group (IS, banned in Russia) have attacked a refugee camp in Syria's town of Al-Bahra and captured 130 ...
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EU Agrees New Sanctions Regime Targeting Perpetrators of Chemical Attacks
15:05, Monday, 15 October, 2018
European Union envoys gave a final stamp of approval for a new mechanism to punish chemical weapons attacks by targeting individuals blamed for ...
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Meghan and Harry: Duchess of Sussex expecting a baby
12:45, Monday, 15 October, 2018
The Duchess of Sussex is pregnant and is due to give birth next spring, Kensington Palace has revealed. The news has been announced as she and ...
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1 Dead, 1 Wounded In Shooting Outside Glendale Restaurant
11:25, Monday, 15 October, 2018
One person was killed and another person injured in a shooting outside a restaurant in Glendale on Saturday, police said. The shooting happened ...
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Trump: Chinese meddling in U.S. politics is a “bigger problem” than Russian
10:35, Monday, 15 October, 2018
President Donald Trump threatened to impose another round of tariffs on China and warned that Chinese meddling in U.S. politics is a “bigger ...
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Kocharyan gives interview to Bloomberg
14:45, Saturday, 13 October, 2018
Five months after a democratic “velvet revolution” that ousted Armenia’s former rulers, an ex-president with close ties to the ...
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Justin Trudeau: "We had a good conversation"
10:35, Saturday, 13 October, 2018
This afternoon in Yerevan, I met with President Armen Sarkissian. We had a good conversation about building on the close ties between Canada & ...
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Kanye West said his 'MAGA' hat makes him 'feel like Superman' during meeting with President Trump
16:05, Friday, 12 October, 2018
Declaring that his red "MAGA" hat makes him "feel like Superman," rapper Kanye West made a free-styling appearance in the Oval Office ...
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Trump administration cautiously optimistic that pastor held in Turkey will be freed
11:40, Friday, 12 October, 2018
The Trump administration is cautiously optimistic that an American cleric who has been held in Turkey for the pasttwo years on espionage and ...
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Florida Air Force base suffers "widespread catastrophic damage" from Michael
11:30, Friday, 12 October, 2018
Tyndall Air Force Base in Panama City, Florida, suffered "widespread catastrophic damage" from Hurricane Michael, officials said Thursday. The base ...
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John Bolton: "On October 20th I'll be travelling to Russia, Azerbaijan, Armenia, and Georgia"
10:10, Friday, 12 October, 2018
On October 20th I'll be travelling to Russia, Azerbaijan, Armenia, and Georgia to meet with my counterparts and other senior officials to advance ...
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Pope compares having an abortion to 'hiring a hit man'
12:30, Thursday, 11 October, 2018
Pope Francis on Wednesday compared having an abortion to “hiring a “hit man” to eliminate a problematic person. The pope ...
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Russian influence growing at American expense
12:05, Thursday, 11 October, 2018
As Russia increasingly flexes its military and petro-driven economic muscles, the United States continues to lose influence throughout the former ...
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World's Best Employers
11:30, Thursday, 11 October, 2018
What makes Alphabet the best employer in the world? High ratings on working conditions and, most importantly, diversity. For the second year in a ...
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So Much For Sanctions! Kim Jong Un's New Ride Is A Rolls Royce Phantom
13:30, Tuesday, 09 October, 2018
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo visited North Korea on the 7th of October, 2018 to try and jump-start denuclearization talks with North Korean ...
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Google is shutting down Google+ for consumers following security lapse
11:45, Tuesday, 09 October, 2018
Google is going to shut down the consumer version of Google+ over the next 10 months, the company writes in a blog post today. The decision follows ...
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Facebook’s New Gadget Is a Video-Chat Screen With a Camera That Follows You
11:05, Tuesday, 09 October, 2018
Since 2004, Facebook has said it wants to bring the world closer together. To accomplish that goal, the company has relied mostly on the web and ...
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Royalty, fans turn out for Caballe’s funeral in Barcelona
17:25, Monday, 08 October, 2018
Royalty, political leaders and fans attended the funeral in Barcelona on Monday of Spanish opera singer Montserrat Caballe. The 85-year-old ...
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