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US Military Can Now Blast Wayward Hobby Drones Out Of The Sky

US Military Can Now Blast Wayward Hobby Drones Out Of The Sky

It's illegal to fly most drones above quite a few US military bases, but a new Pentagon policy takes that a step further: The military can now shoot down or seize drones that get too close. Wired ...

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Rich Coleman named interim leader of BC Liberals

Rich Coleman named interim leader of BC Liberals

Asked why Clark would decide to step down before the NDP-Green coalition government has had chance to prove itself, Coleman replied that it is her decision and the party respects it. He said the new g...

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In Kenya : Calls for peace on eve of tense election

In Kenya : Calls for peace on eve of tense election

More than 14,000 candidates are standing in those elections. Many Kenyans still vote along ethnic rather than policy lines, but Kenyatta and Odinga have both signalled they are seeking support acro...

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Manhunt Underway After Officer Shot and Killed During Traffic Stop

Manhunt Underway After Officer Shot and Killed During Traffic Stop

However, authorities aren't giving up hope of catching Officer Michael's alleged killer. Ian McCarthy has been identified as a person of interest in that shooting. Police do not know if any of Mic...

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Mueller Investigation Expands Focus to Probe Flynn's Finances

Mueller Investigation Expands Focus to Probe Flynn's Finances

Special counsel Robert Mueller has requested the White House turn over documents concerning former national security adviser Michael Flynn, whose ties to both Russian Federation and Turkey have come u...

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Israel moves to shut down local operations of Al Jazeera

Israel moves to shut down local operations of Al Jazeera

The minister said he made a decision to take actions against Al-Jazeera because it "supports terror". Al Jazeera said in a statement late on Sunday. The Legal Center for Arab Minority Rights in Isra...

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'Venezuelan opposition leader Lopez returned to house arrest'

'Venezuelan opposition leader Lopez returned to house arrest'

What have the assembly members said? Venezuela's deepening political and economic crisis has provoked a surge of asylum seekers to Mexico this year, government figures show, with applications to...

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Police launch terror investigation after armed man arrested at Eiffel Tower

Police launch terror investigation after armed man arrested at Eiffel Tower

The incident at the world-famous tourist site was initially treated as a criminal matter, but was later designated a counter-terrorism case because of the suspect's statements to police and his appa...

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Jadeja's fifer spins India to innings-win in Colombo Test

Jadeja's fifer spins India to innings-win in Colombo Test

Niroshan Dickwella who scored Sri Lanka's only half-century in the first test said his team came out with a different mindset in the second innings after a long meeting at lunch interval. At g...

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Northwestern Professor And Oxford Employee Arrested In Stabbing Death Of Chicago Man

Northwestern Professor And Oxford Employee Arrested In Stabbing Death Of Chicago Man

It was around 8:30 in the evening on July 27, when Chicago police said they found they found Cornell-Duranleau's body with "several lacerations" after responding to a call requesting a well-being ...

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Trump defends national security adviser, says McMaster is 'pro

Trump defends national security adviser, says McMaster is 'pro

Trump wants to get us out of Afghanistan - McMaster wants to go in. Though Harvey has a reputation as a belligerent Iran hawk, his and McMaster's views on the the Islamic Republic deal did not resul...

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Man 'tried to sell' kidnapped model online

Man 'tried to sell' kidnapped model online

In a letter sent to the victim upon her release, Black Death told her that a "mistake" had been made in capturing her. Police are now working to identify Herba's accomplices and established what hap...

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Michelle Carter deserves sympathy, not jail, says Amanda Knox

Michelle Carter deserves sympathy, not jail, says Amanda Knox

Here's all you need to know about Carter, her 18-year-old boyfriend Conrad Roy and the case gripped America . Carter today was sentenced to 2.5 years in prison. Roy, III. "She ended his life to bet...

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Dubai's Torch Tower catches fire for a second time

Dubai's Torch Tower catches fire for a second time

In both incidents, it appears fire alarms alerted residents and building staff knocked on doors to ensure a quick evacuation. Smoke and fire rise from a high rise building at Marina district in D...

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Jeff Sessions to speak in Columbus Wednesday

Jeff Sessions to speak in Columbus Wednesday

Sen. If confirmed, the call will bring an end to months of hostility between Sessions and the White House. When Heflin died, Sessions showed his grace and attended the funeral. Kelly, a retired gene...

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Trump Reveals 'Off the Record' Foxconn Plans To Spend $30B

Trump Reveals 'Off the Record' Foxconn Plans To Spend $30B

And I think the $10 billion is going to end up being $30 billion. "We have not yet announced our investment plans for other sites". Democratic critics, who don't have the votes in the Republican-con...

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Lawyer in Fox suit seeks to depose Trump, Spicer

Lawyer in Fox suit seeks to depose Trump, Spicer

The lawsuit also quotes a voicemail and text from Butowsky in May 2017 indicating that President Trump had seen a draft of the story before it was published and subsequently went on air with a segm...

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U.S. says it hopes to prevent new war in Syria

U.S. says it hopes to prevent new war in Syria

Both Tillerson and Trump have worked to strike a deal with Russian Federation that would allow relations between the two countries to improve and have avoided rocking the boat. "Of course it makes our...

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Daily Telegraph accidentally publishes story saying Prince Philip is dead

Daily Telegraph accidentally publishes story saying Prince Philip is dead

The Duke of Edinburgh met Royal Marines this afternoon, marking the 96-year-old's retirement after 22,219 solo engagements since 1952. The parade will mark the end of the 1664 Global Challenge, wh...

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How to safely view the August solar eclipse

How to safely view the August solar eclipse

You can also pick up free glasses at some of the venues listed below while supplies last. People in a thin band of the country, stretching from OR to SC, will experience a total solar eclipse , while...

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Trump Dictated His Son's Response To Russia Meeting

Trump Dictated His Son's Response To Russia Meeting

According to the Washington Post , Trump personally intervened to prevent senior White House advisers from issuing a full and truthful account of the meeting on 9 June 2016 in which Donald Trump Jr,...

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Brexit: 23 cities in race to host European Union agencies

Brexit: 23 cities in race to host European Union agencies

Monday was the last day to apply, and the list was published on Tuesday by the Council of the European Union, where representatives of member states meet. The EMA is responsible for the scientific ev...

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Apple Removes Popular VPNs From Its App Store in China

Apple Removes Popular VPNs From Its App Store in China

Sources report 60 #Vpns were removed over the weekend by #Apple from the app store in China . NordVPN is still working in China , but Kamden added that the company never had an Apple app as ...

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Indian troops kill two more youth in occupied Kashmir

Indian troops kill two more youth in occupied Kashmir

Internet services have also been suspended in Pulwama district following the killing of two militants. Their identity is not clarified yet but initial reports indicate that they belong to the terror g...

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Shahid Abbasi is interim Pakistan Prime Minister

Shahid Abbasi is interim Pakistan Prime Minister

It is to be mentioned here that Nawaz Sharif was disqualified on July 28 (Friday) from holding public office by the Supreme Court of Pakistan in its final judgment in the Panama Papers case. The Bhu...

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Jolt to Akhilesh Yadav, two Samajwadi Party MLCs resign from party

Jolt to Akhilesh Yadav, two Samajwadi Party MLCs resign from party

This comes close to reports of SP member and MLC Yashwant Singh quitting the party to join BJP. The resignations pave the way for Adityanath, Maurya and at least one minister in the state cabinet to g...

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The US and Russian Federation

The US and Russian Federation

Putin described the sanctions bill now working its way through US Congress - which calls for new measures against Russia, North Korea and Iran, and limits Trump's ability to alter them - as "illegal...

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Hamburg: One dead, Several Injured in Supermarket Knife Attack

Hamburg: One dead, Several Injured in Supermarket Knife Attack

Authorities identified the attacker as a 26-year-old man who was born in the United Arab Emirates , but they did not provide his name or citizenship status. Police said the attacker's motive is uncle...

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Senate vote fails to repeal, replace Obamacare

Senate vote fails to repeal, replace Obamacare

On Wednesday, a vote is scheduled for the Senate's repeal-only bill, which should shed some light on who wouldn't be swayed by that option. Nine GOP senators said no to the Better Care Reconcilia...

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European Union warns United States over 'unintended consequences' of fresh anti-Russia sanctions

Unilateral measures would undermine this", it notes. There are deep concerns that the measures could hit European energy companies involved in Russia-related projects, including those engaged in the N...

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Manafort to share notes on meeting with Russian lawyer with Senate investigators

Manafort to share notes on meeting with Russian lawyer with Senate investigators

Manafort's request, ultimately that was not possible", Grassley and Feinstein said. Manafort - who attended an infamous 2016 meeting with Donald Trump Jr . Meanwhile, Republican Sen. Chuck Grass...

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For unruly behaviour, six Congress MPs suspended for five Lok Sabha sittings

For unruly behaviour, six Congress MPs suspended for five Lok Sabha sittings

In the morning, leaders from the Congress , the Trinamool Congress , Left parties, the Nationalist Congress Party , the Rashtriya Janata Dal and the Janata Dal (United) shouted slogans against the ...

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Taliban Kidnaps at Least 60, Kills 7 in Southern Afghanistan

Taliban Kidnaps at Least 60, Kills 7 in Southern Afghanistan

They have not reacted to this information and have not assumed responsibility for the operation. "They killed seven of them today, their bodies were discovered by (other) villagers this morning" Satur...

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California's Governor declared an emergency following wildfires on Tuesday

California's Governor declared an emergency following wildfires on Tuesday

A CAL FIRE spokesperson said that by Thursday the fuel shortage had been resolved. Perimeter maps showed it was very close to doing so. On Friday night, the fire was 25% contained. More than 3,800 tot...

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Trump has blessed huge military aircraft carrier

Trump has blessed huge military aircraft carrier

The Ford has a massive new flight deck with a new electromagnetic aircraft launch system, which will give it the ability to launch aircraft faster. Saluting the workers who built the vessel and the ...

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