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Why a total solar eclipse is such a big deal

Why a total solar eclipse is such a big deal

It's not quite as long of a wait as you might have thought, but it won't stretch the width of the country. An eclipse is a rare and striking phenomenon you won't want to miss, but you must caref...

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Caracas: A Tale of Two Cities as Opposition 'Strike' Begins

Caracas: A Tale of Two Cities as Opposition 'Strike' Begins

Opposition members fear it will create a single-party, authoritarian state along the lines of the system in Cuba, a close Maduro ally. "They (the government) can do whatever they want, but know this...

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French military chief Pierre de Villiers quits after clash with President Macron

French military chief Pierre de Villiers quits after clash with President Macron

Then in an interview with Le Journal du Dimanche , he said: "If the military chief of staff and the president are opposed on something, the military chief of staff goes". Adding that the general had ...

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Robertson set for Liverpool medical as £10m fee is agreed with Hull

Robertson set for Liverpool medical as £10m fee is agreed with Hull

With Liverpool's interest in RB Leipzig midfielder Naby Keita potentially adding to the ranks in the centre of the park, Stewart's imminent transfer affords him the chance to gain some much need...

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Arab League condemns Israeli practices in al-Aqsa mosque

Arab League condemns Israeli practices in al-Aqsa mosque

Israel took the highly unusual decision of closing the compound for Friday prayers, triggering anger from Muslims and Jordan, the holy site's custodian. One tried to stab a police officer, he said....

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Why does Indian's Karnataka state want its own flag?

Why does Indian's Karnataka state want its own flag?

At present, no state except Jammu and Kashmir has a flag, and the move has evoked a sharp reaction from the BJP which has dubbed it anti-national. Asked whether the law department was never consul...

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New Evidence To Be Released In Delphi Murder Investigation

New Evidence To Be Released In Delphi Murder Investigation

More than five months after two teens were found murdered on a hiking trial in IN, investigators on Monday released a composite sketch of man believed to be connected to the unsolved killings. Their...

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War For The Planet of the Apes Dominates The Box Office

War For The Planet of the Apes Dominates The Box Office

The movie brought in just under $19 million its third week out. " Planet of the Apes " took in an estimated $56.5 million in USA and Canadian theaters, researcher ComScore Inc. While it's bow this ...

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Rickie Fowler makes up for lost time at Scottish Open

Rickie Fowler makes up for lost time at Scottish Open

McIlroy had crashed early to be four-over par after just four holes on route to an eventual two over-par 74 on the Dundonald Links course near Irvine. The four-time major victor had not missed success...

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Thanks Tina! Has Beyonce's mum revealed the gender of her daughter's twins?

Thanks Tina! Has Beyonce's mum revealed the gender of her daughter's twins?

Beyonce has officially shared her newborn twins with the world. Sir Carter and Rumi! Neither Beyonce or Jay Z made any official announcement about the birth of twins last month but ther...

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'Kaalakaandi' teaser: Saif Ali Khan's unpredictable antics steal the show!

'Kaalakaandi' teaser: Saif Ali Khan's unpredictable antics steal the show!

The plot of the story revolves around the Mumbai city which will feature the web of crime, corruption, politics, and espionage revolving around the city that lies beneath India's economic renaissanc...

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Florida sinkhole swallows 2 homes, continues to grow

Florida sinkhole swallows 2 homes, continues to grow

The residents had already left the home to go to work. Within two hours, the sinkhole was 200 feet wide (61 meters) and 50 feet deep, said Guthrie, who spoke with reporters late Friday morning. "Thi...

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Chinese dissident and Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo dies

Chinese dissident and Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo dies

His death - at a hospital in the country's northeast, where he'd been transferred after being diagnosed - triggered an outpouring of dismay among his friends and supporters, who lauded his courage...

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In reversal, Afghan girls will be allowed into United States for robotics competition

In reversal, Afghan girls will be allowed into United States for robotics competition

The group, which consists of six Afghan teenage girls, applied - and was denied - twice for visas by the U.S. At the time, the State Department declined to comment on why the visa were denied, saying ...

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Search continues for 4 missing men in Bucks County

Search continues for 4 missing men in Bucks County

Patrick was last seen on Wednesday. DiNardo is also a Facebook friend of Patrick, one of the missing men. It's unclear what, if any, connection the disappearances might have, but investigators...

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Presidential poll: Gopalkrishna Gandhi is Opposition's nominee

Presidential poll: Gopalkrishna Gandhi is Opposition's nominee

TMC's O'Brien was the first to propose the name of Gopalkrishna Gandhi's name, followed by BSP's Misra, CPI-M's Yechury and others. While serving as the Governor of Bengal from 2004 to 2009, he "tra...

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Charlie Gard: High Court to hear new evidence in case

Charlie Gard: High Court to hear new evidence in case

Speaking outside Great Ormond Street Hospital, where 11-month-old Charlie is being treated, Connie Yates and Chris Gard said: "If he's still fighting, we're still fighting". GOSH said it would sen...

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Qatar to seek compensation for damages from blockade

Qatar to seek compensation for damages from blockade

Marri added that potential plaintiffs such as Qatar Airways, banks or individuals, including Qatari students, who have been expelled from the countries where they were studying, would be able to file ...

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9 people shot, including 3 children, at gender reveal party

9 people shot, including 3 children, at gender reveal party

Police said the shooting occurred around 11:20 p.m.at a home in the 9900 block of Capstan Drive. "Two guys just came in and shot people in the house", a woman outside the home at the time told a d...

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Trump's Speech In Poland Met With Enthusiasm

Trump's Speech In Poland Met With Enthusiasm

That confirmation comes as Poland and many other North Atlantic Treaty Organisation countries are shaken by Russia's actions in Ukraine. US missile defense systems in Eastern Europe have prompted ...

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Kerber survives Rogers scare, Muguruza ready for week two

Kerber survives Rogers scare, Muguruza ready for week two

She next faces Rybarikova, who eased into the last 16 of a Major for the first time with a 6-2, 6-1 win over Lesia Tsurenko. The German, who is the top seed at SW19, trailed 3-1 in the second set an...

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Ministers expected to announce Khadr's $10.5M payout

Ministers expected to announce Khadr's $10.5M payout

The Canadian government in a statement Friday said the settlement details are confidential, but an official familiar with the deal told the Associated Press that ex-prisoner Omar Khadr was paid 10.5...

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UK Police Say More People Might Be Involved in Manchester Attack

UK Police Say More People Might Be Involved in Manchester Attack

Police have previously revealed they believed Abedi had bought bomb parts just days after arriving in the United Kingdom from Turkey. During the briefing on Thursday DCS Russ Jackson, head of north-...

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Mother detained after man, four children found dead inside Georgia home

Mother detained after man, four children found dead inside Georgia home

Pihera added that reports of the Georgia stabbings should not cause anyone to think that a "dangerous person" is now at large. The woman, who was not immediately identified, is now being questioned ...

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Trump offers help to parents of sick baby

Trump offers help to parents of sick baby

Successive legal attempts by Charlie's parents failed as judges in the High Court, Court of Appeal and Supreme Court in London ruled in favour of doctors, while the European Court of Human Rights ...

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German experts expect positive globalization signals in G20

German experts expect positive globalization signals in G20

Asked in an interview with weekly Die Zeit whether she would repeat that comment, she replied: "Yes, exactly that way". "There is a danger that the summit will lead to polarisation between the US...

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December Fed hike odds barely budge after FOMC minutes

December Fed hike odds barely budge after FOMC minutes

The Fed's preferred measure of underlying inflation slipped again in May to 1.4 percent, the Commerce Department reported on Friday, and has run below target for more than five years. This is because ...

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Trump to Meet With Merkel Before G-20 Summit

Trump to Meet With Merkel Before G-20 Summit

U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin will also meet at the summit, and Germany will try to push climate change and free trade to the top of the agenda. The informal mee...

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ME won't provide voter information to Trump election commission

ME won't provide voter information to Trump election commission

In the Maryland statement, Attorney General Brian E. Frosh said his office would not only refuse the administration's request, but went further in calling their actions unconstitutional. "For Republ...

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Nitish Kumar trashes reports of skipping GST function

Nitish Kumar trashes reports of skipping GST function

Nitish Kumar always had bigger ambitions, he still want to be the prime face of the opposition but at the same time 2019 seems to be lost cause for him, that's why he is sending mixed signals to both,...

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Disgraced Former Israeli Prime Minister Released After 16 Months in Prison

Disgraced Former Israeli Prime Minister Released After 16 Months in Prison

He was granted early release by a parole board on Thursday and prosecutors decided not to appeal the decision. Mr. Olmert does however have to sign in with police several times monthly along with me...

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China, he said, poses a challenge to the US

China, he said, poses a challenge to the US

Convention on the Law of the Sea, which generally grants coastal states jurisdiction over seas within 12 nautical miles of the coast. These developments, combined with the unusually short interval o...

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NJ Government Shutdown: Local Lawmakers Critical of Christie

NJ Government Shutdown: Local Lawmakers Critical of Christie

The governor's office says spending is virtually flat under the package. The governor told reporters Saturday that the state will do what it must to function, either via federal funding or by runnin...

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Donald Trump Ponders The Finer Points Of

Donald Trump Ponders The Finer Points Of "Fake", "Fraud" & "Presidential"

Two US television hosts attacked by Donald Trump on Twitter have questioned his mental health. We will continue to WIN! He also said that the "fake and fraudulent" media is working hard to con...

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Cloudy weekend as chances for showers, thunderstorms persist

Cloudy weekend as chances for showers, thunderstorms persist

Still mostly sunny today with afternoon readings in the mid to upper 80s, and we'll remain dry tonight with lows in the upper 60s. The Weather Channel predicts there is a 40 percent chance of stor...

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