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Instant triple talaq will be criminal offence, cabinet passes ordinance

Describing the practice as 'barbaric and inhuman , ' he said almost 22 countries have regulated triple talaq . What is instant triple tal...

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Woman Accusing Judge Kavanaugh of Sexual Assault Wants FBI Probe

Grassley said on radio's "Hugh Hewitt Show". "I agree with her 100% that the rushed process to hold a hearing on Monday has been unfair and is...

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Kim Jong-un to visit Seoul after latest visit with Moon Jae

The concessions, to be sure, are not particularly costly for North Korea and do not set it on the path towards nuclear disarmament, but will bea...

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Pakistan court suspends prison sentence, frees ex-PM Sharif

The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has chose to challenge today's ruling of the Islamabad High Court that ordered release of former pr...

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Clean up begins after super typhoon lashes China

A second landslide blocked any means to escape, leaving the community completely trapped. Palangdan said rescuers have dug out 11 bodies from ...

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Michael Jordan donates $2M to Hurricane Florence victims

With one of North Carolina's largest cities still mostly cut off by floodwaters from Hurricane Florence , officials prepared to begin distrib...

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FEMA boss defends Donald Trump’s denial of Hurricane Maria death toll figures

President Donald Trump sparked widespread outrage last week after he repeatedly rejected findings that put the death toll in Puerto Rico aft...

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North Korea's Kim Jong Un To Visit Seoul ''In Near Future''

They continued most every year until 2014, then were revived during North Korea's celebrations of the 70th anniversary of its state founding ear...

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USA slashes number of refugees to 30,000

The U.S. will reportedly cut the maximum number of refugees it will admit next year by one-third. "The administration will have consultation...

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Showdown between Kavanaugh, accuser scheduled for next week

The Senate Judiciary Committee has scheduled a hearing for Monday at which Kavanaugh will testify. In a story September 17 about the polit...

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Kavanaugh accuser wants FBI investigation before testifying

Ford's letter". In remarks at a news conference with the president of Poland , Trump made a couple of very unhelpful comments when it comes t...

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Trump hosts joint news conference with Poland president

Trump says he's " very seriously " considering a greater US troop presence in Poland as he meets with that country's president at the White Hous...

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Trump declassifies documents related to Russia probe

The document dump escalates the White House attack on the Justice Department only days after Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort ag...

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Brett Kavanaugh Should Be Impeached for Lying to Senate

Kavanaugh was at the White House for a second straight day on Tuesday, but again did not meet with Trump. Ms Ford detailed her allegation in...

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Kavanaugh and accuser to testify in Senate

Ford claims a friend of Kavanaugh's, Mark Judge, watched, and both of them were "stumbling drunk". "I did not do this back in high school or at...

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Echoes of Anita Hill in #MeToo allegation against Brett Kavanaugh

Kane said she also "couldn't believe" the allegations, adding that she attended the judge's public confirmation hearings and witnessed several o...

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Trump orders more Russia-related probe documents to be declassified

The most high profile documents that will be revealed from this move include the FISA warrant renewal application against former Trump campaign ...

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Syria state media: Israel fired missiles at Damascus airport

In a shaky video, a small, bright explosion is seen in the night sky, with city lights in the distance. Earlier this month, a senior Israeli m...

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Hurricane Florence aftermath: Flooding crisis in North and SC

More than two feet of rain from Florence has left sections of Fayetteville under water. With 1,500 roads closed across North Carolina, fire a...

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Donald Trump defends Brett Kavanaugh after sex assault allegation

Ford went public with her allegation in an article published by The Washington Post on Sunday. Speaking to reporters on Monday, President T...

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China provinces braced for heavy rainfall as typhoon heads west

Residents hunkered down in their apartments, and streets in the usually buzzing city were deserted Sunday. As the storm passed south of Hong K...

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South Africa's highest court legalises cannabis use

The judgement , Judge Zondo said, was two-fold: "it decriminalises the use or possession of cannabis by an adult in private for that adult pers...

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Nomination of Trump's Supreme Court pick Kavanaugh thrown into crisis

Kavanaugh, 53, whose confirmation had seemed to be on a smooth trajectory, went to the White House on Monday. The hearing will happen on Mon...

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Moon in Pyongyang for Kim Talks

Their second inter-Korea meeting came in May, in the lead-up to the summit with Trump. While the U.S. wants denuclearisation first and an easi...

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Russian plane 'disappeared' during suspected Israeli aerial raid in Syria

A Russian military plane with 14 servicemen on board has disappeared near Syria's Mediterranean coast. The US found out about the incident bec...

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Trump administration to send cellphones a test alert on Thursday

It said cell phones should only receive the message once. The alert was initially scheduled to occur Thursday, September 20, but FEMA spokesman ...

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Imran Khan promises to give refugees citizenship to curb crime

When former cricketer Imran Khan was elected to power in Pakistan, he asserted that he wants cordial relations with India and seeks a quick solu...

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Russian Federation loses contact with aircraft with 14 on board in Syria

Explosions seen in the Syrian city of Latakia after an attack on a military facility nearby on September 17, 2018 . This month, Israel acknow...

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Donald Trump says Lisa Page, Peter Strzok texts prove 'conspiracy' against him

The president also ordered the declassification of documents relating to the FBI's investigation of Carter Page , an adviser to Trump's 2016 el...

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Trump Punishes China By Imposing Additional $200 Billion In Tariffs

Last week the president told reporters such a move could come soon. Apple warned last week that some of its most popular products, which are m...

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