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Facebook announces to share Russia-linked ads with US Congress

Facebook announces to share Russia-linked ads with US Congress

A sentence like, "We have been working to ensure the integrity of the German elections this weekend", meant to be reassuring, comes off as shocking. Most of these accounts give no hint of their Russia...

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Nine killed after Red Cross truck delivering aid to Rohingya refugees crashes

Nine killed after Red Cross truck delivering aid to Rohingya refugees crashes

Owaisi said a majority of the Rohingyas who are in India have cards issued by the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR). In a campaign to wipe out the armed rebels, Myanmar's military also targe...

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Nancy Pelosi confronted by DACA recipients protesting her agreement with Trump

Nancy Pelosi confronted by DACA recipients protesting her agreement with Trump

As the Chronicle reported , in speaking to reporters, she commented that she understands where the activists are coming from, and that she "understands their fear". Trump will need all the support he...

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Indonesia Signs Treaty on Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons

Indonesia Signs Treaty on Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons

The Treaty will enter into force 90 days after it has been ratified by at least 50 countries. It will keep us on track for achieving our goal of a world in which nuclear weapons exist only in movies...

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Egyptian President Urges Palestianians to 'Co-Exist' With Israelis

Egyptian President Urges Palestianians to 'Co-Exist' With Israelis

Netanyahu met with Sisi in January of 2016 in the Aqaba Summit, a secret summit meeting in which Jordanian King Abdullah II and US Secretary of State John Kerry also participated, in order to discuss ...

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FBI Wiretapped Trump Campaign Chair Manafort Beginning in 2014

FBI Wiretapped Trump Campaign Chair Manafort Beginning in 2014

Reportedly attorneys for both Trump and Manafort put a halt to any further communications between the two earlier this year. A number of Donald Trump supporters are deliriously claiming the Pre...

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Tracking the tropics: Jose stays off shore; Maria threatens the Caribbean

Tracking the tropics: Jose stays off shore; Maria threatens the Caribbean

Last night Dominica PM Roosevelt Skerrit sent out a chilling message on his Facebook page indicating that his roof had blown off and that he was "at the mercy of the hurricane ". Weather forecaster...

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Trump plans military parade for Independence Day

Trump plans military parade for Independence Day

About 150 USA service members also took part in this year's parade to mark the 100th anniversary of America's entry into World War I. So we're actually thinking about Fourth of July, Pennsylvania Aven...

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Gas prices hit three-year high, but have begun to fall

Gas prices hit three-year high, but have begun to fall

Around the US on Monday, Oklahoma's average pump price of $2.26 was lowest, followed by Missouri, $2.35; OH, $2.36; Arkansas, 2.362; Kansas, 2.363; and Louisiana, $2.37. "It will not happen overnight,...

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Four Florida teams in AP Top 25 poll; Alabama firmly on top

Four Florida teams in AP Top 25 poll; Alabama firmly on top

Not at the top, however. Clemson has a strong case for No. 1, as it has been one of the nation's most complete teams, and the win over Louisville puts it in the driver's seat in the ACC race. The ...

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Troops kill 18 Burundian refugees in DR Congo

Troops kill 18 Burundian refugees in DR Congo

The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General Congo, Maman Sidikou, in a statement said that he condemned the acts of violence perpetrated in Kamanyola. Out of 40,000 Burundian asylum-seekers...

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Bangladesh warns Myanmar over border amid Rohingya refugee crisis

Bangladesh warns Myanmar over border amid Rohingya refugee crisis

Worldwide pressure is mounting on Buddhist-majority Myanmar to end the security operation against the marginalised Rohingya Muslim community in Rakhine, which was triggered on August 25 when Rohingy...

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Trump Shares Doctored Image of His Golf Ball Hitting Hillary Clinton

Trump Shares Doctored Image of His Golf Ball Hitting Hillary Clinton

White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said later that day that Clinton was pushing "false narratives" in the book. U.S. President Donald Trump gestures as he arrives at Morristown municipal airp...

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Warren applauds judge for blocking Trump sanctuary city rules

Warren applauds judge for blocking Trump sanctuary city rules

U.S. District Judge Harry D. Leinenweber ruled that the Justice Department cannot not impose the requirements. Trump applauds senators' latest ObamaCare repeal effort Get ready for socialized m...

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Kurdish referendum will not be granted worldwide legitimacy

Kurdish referendum will not be granted worldwide legitimacy

The US and other Western powers have expressed opposition to Kurdistan's independence vote, fearing it will fuel regional unrest and distract attention from ongoing campaigns to rout Islamic State in ...

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Jennifer Garner as you've never seen her before

Jennifer Garner as you've never seen her before

The 13 Going On 30 star reminded us on Thursday just how effing HIGHlarious she is by posting a throwback video on her Instagram . "And so I told them about it, they have to see it", she says g...

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Pakistan look to seal Independence Cup against World XI

Pakistan look to seal Independence Cup against World XI

Rumman Raees stepped up to bowl the final over with 13 runs standing between the World XI and victory, which Perera duly sealed with a straight six off the second last ball of the game. Both played ...

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Cassini spacecraft falls silent after plunge towards Saturn

Cassini spacecraft falls silent after plunge towards Saturn

Tides driven by Saturn's powerful gravity help stretch and deform this global, water-ammonia (similar to a window cleaner product on Earth) ocean. "This is the final chapter of an unbelievable mis...

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Fire Kills at Least 23 at Islamic Boarding School in Malaysia

Fire Kills at Least 23 at Islamic Boarding School in Malaysia

The victims are trapped inside the room when the fire broke out high. They had to break through the grilles. "Every Thursday evening, we would take them for Yaasin recital programmes, we also celebr...

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50 killed, 80 injured in ISIS-claimed twin attacks in Iraq

50 killed, 80 injured in ISIS-claimed twin attacks in Iraq

The half-dozen assailants, disguised as members of paramilitary units of popular mobilization (PM), composed mainly of militia and volunteers, shi'a, was travelling in military vehicles stolen. Adding...

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David Johnson's Christmas return?

David Johnson's Christmas return?

On Sunday night, ESPN's Chris Mortensen reported that the MRI results on Monday would determine whether he'd be out for a few weeks or closer to half the season. Johnson's versatility as both a ru...

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UN Security Council set to vote on North Korea sanctions

UN Security Council set to vote on North Korea sanctions

The resolution - in the wake of Pyongyang's sixth and strongest nuclear test explosion - bans North Korea from importing all natural gas liquids and condensates . Textiles were North Korea's second...

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Hurricane Jose moving slowly as Category 1 storm

Hurricane Jose moving slowly as Category 1 storm

While too early to tell whether the storm will move close enough to shore to either brush the coast or make landfall, the latest track from the National Hurricane Center positions the storm well off t...

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Prince William Makes a Candid Admission About Kate Middleton's Third Pregnancy

Prince William Makes a Candid Admission About Kate Middleton's Third Pregnancy

Speaking at an event in Manchester, Harry said it was "great" that he was going to be an uncle again, and said of Kate: "I think she's okay". After giving a speech on the effects mental health can h...

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Pope Francis Hopes Trump Rethinks His Decision To End DACA Program

Pope Francis Hopes Trump Rethinks His Decision To End DACA Program

Weighing in on two areas of disagreement with a US president with whom he has already clashed, Pope Francis said Monday that climate science is clearly true, and that President Donald Trump shou...

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California Secretary of State Alex Padilla Statement on Today's Election Commission Meeting

California Secretary of State Alex Padilla Statement on Today's Election Commission Meeting

They regard the entire commission as a sham created to soothe Trump's ego after his unsubstantiated claims that voter fraud is why he lost the popular vote to Clinton. White House Policy Adviser Ste...

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There is no plan B for Pyeongchang Games, says IOC's Bach

There is no plan B for Pyeongchang Games, says IOC's Bach

The Olympic Agenda 2020 is the strategic roadmap for the future of the Olympic Movement, created to safeguard the uniqueness of the Olympic Games and strengthen the role of sport in society, with the ...

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Air Berlin cancels flights after pilots call in sick

Air Berlin cancels flights after pilots call in sick

But he added that the firm could if necessary buy up all of Air Berlin's assets, including 140 leased aircraft and prized landing and takeoff slots at German airports. While a German government ...

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Trump meets Malaysia leader under investigation by his Justice Department

Trump meets Malaysia leader under investigation by his Justice Department

The Malaysian Embassy would not confirm to the outlet that Najib and his contingent spent the night at the hotel, where the "Trump Townhouse" suite goes for more than $18,750 per night. "He also is a ...

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Janet Napolitano, University of California sue Trump administration for DACA repeal

Janet Napolitano, University of California sue Trump administration for DACA repeal

The fate of about 800,000 immigrants - brought here as children by their undocumented parents - is ample inspiration for bipartisanship. We are writing to state clearly that no matter what the Adminis...

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Lady Gaga announces she will take a break in her career

Lady Gaga announces she will take a break in her career

Later on, after their July 2016 split, she breaks down in tears. One of the most memorable scenes in the film comes when Gaga addresses her feud with fellow pop star Madonna . However, while Lady ...

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Trump trashed by Miss America: Climate change 'is existing'

Trump trashed by Miss America: Climate change 'is existing'

Ivy League graduate and national dance champion Cara Mund from North Dakota won the Miss America pageant on Sunday, becoming the first contestant from the state to ever win the 91-year-old pageant...

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Hurricane Irma strands manatees as residents rush to the rescue

Hurricane Irma strands manatees as residents rush to the rescue

Florida rescue workers and a group of residents helped save two manatees who were left stranded on Sunday after Hurricane Irma caused water to drain from the Sarasota Bay. "It was a pretty cool expe...

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South Korea braces for another possible missile test by North

South Korea braces for another possible missile test by North

The Russian leader also described the exchange between Washington and Pyongyang during the past weeks as "military hysteria". The officers also broke the windows of several cars the protesters wer...

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Gov. McMaster issues mandatory evacuation for parts of Lowcountry counties

Gov. McMaster issues mandatory evacuation for parts of Lowcountry counties

Gov. Henry McMaster on Wednesday declared a state of emergency and said evacuations might be ordered on Friday. Of those evacuated, 532 left Edisto Beach, 468 from Dafuskie Island, 743 from Fr...

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