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Husband, wife died in Yosemite fall while taking a selfie

According to the Mercury News , the couple, 30-year-old Meenakshi Moorthy and 29-year-old Vishnu Viswanath , have been identified as the pair...

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Maulana Samiul Haq, father of the Taliban, stabbed to death in Rawalpindi

The religious scholar was the founder of the Haqqania seminary, where dozens of Afghan leaders have received their education. Local TV channel...

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Sony staff evacuated after two stabbed in London headquarters

Armed officers descended onto Derry Street just after 11am this morning. People were later allowed back into the building by police and securi...

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Woman fought with driver, causing bus to fall in China river

China's state newspaper, People's Daily , reports 15 people died in the crash. A video retrieved from the black box of the bus shows a pa...

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Island company in Brexit criminal investigation

Responding yesterday Mr Banks said: 'I am pleased that the Electoral Commission has referred me to the National Crime Agency. As an offshore e...

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Fairfax County sisters in NYC since Sept. 1 after DC, Philadelphia stops

One theory had been that the sisters had jumped from the George Washington Bridge, but that was ruled out after the medical examiners' office sa...

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Danes claim Tehran attempted to assassinate Iranian opposition figure in Denmark

Samuelsen said Iran's ambassador to Denmark, Morteza Moradian, had been summoned to the Foreign Ministry in Copenhagen and it was made "crys...

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Will Decide On Sanctions On Khashoggi Killing In "Handful More Weeks"

The Saudi crown prince called Jamal Khashoggi a risky Islamist during a phone call with Jared Kushner and national security adviser John Bolton ...

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Pakistan high court scraps death sentence for woman accused of blasphemy

Prosecutors alleged that in the row which followed, the women said Asia Bibi should convert to Islam and that she made three offensive comme...

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Video of cop killer tweeted by Trump denounced as racist

Horton was a convicted murderer who went on a crime spree while on furlough from prison under a program supported by Dukakis, then governor of M...

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Sexual Abuse 'Part Of Life' In N. Korea

Police officers conduct searches in female traders' belongings, which can be a prelude to a body search. High-ranking party members, prison gu...

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United States indicts 10 Chinese over scheme to steal aerospace tech

Among 10 individuals charged were two people the USA identified as spies working for the Jiangsu provincial arm of the Chinese security minist...

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New sex offender app aims to make Halloween safer for children

Sheriff Gary Long, from Butts County in Georgia, unveiled the warning signs in a Facebook post Saturday. Without it, he expects more childre...

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Goldman Sachs former investment bankers charged in $4B Malaysian funding scheme

The alleged misappropriation of billions of dollars from the 1MDB fund has become the focus of an worldwide scandal reaching from Malaysia to ...

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Oprah campaigns for Democrat Stacey Abrams for Georgia governor

Billionaire media mogul Oprah Winfrey , in the first of several campaign stops to boost Georgia Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abra...

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Pentagon Says Border Troops Will Increase

His warning comes as the U.S. military is reportedly preparing to send 5,000 troops to the border, a significant increase over the initial estim...

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Turkish prosecutor says Jamal Khashoggi strangled, dismembered

On Saturday, Saudi Arabia said it would be in charge of the investigation and declined Ankara's request for 18 suspects to be extradited to Tu...

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Indonesian divers retrieve black box of Lion Air crash

Earlier, a navy official said Indonesian search and rescue workers have detected a 22-metre long object underwater in the area where the passeng...

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Trump Says 15K Troops Could Be Sent to Border, Contradicting Military Leaders

President Donald Trump was expected to announce on Thursday his plans to automatically deny asylum to migrants who try to enter the US illegal...

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Austria to pull out from United Nations migration agreement

In September 2016, all 193 U.N. member states, including the United States under President Barack Obama , adopted a declaration saying no count...

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Kemp Cancels Final Debate, Lies About It — GEORGIA

Abrams hopes to make history on Election Day by becoming the first African-American female elected governor in USA history. This is also one of ...

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Russian aircraft carrier damaged as dock sinks

The accident occurred at 3:30 am (midnight GMT) at the fix shipyard near Murmansk, the governor of Murmansk region Marina Kovtun said in a video...

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China reverses ban on trade in tiger and rhino products

But conservationists worry that that a legal trade will provide cover for poached rhino and tiger parts, imperilling already threatened specie...

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Turkey's Erdogan threatens new push against Syrian Kurds

Akar said that after Manbij , "clearance of east of Euphrates will be discussed". Another Turkish operation-Olive Branch-launched alongside...

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Israeli authorities to launch probe into killing of Gaza medic

The National Committee for Breaking the Siege, which organized the naval march, said that the "naval marches will continue until Palestinians in...

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Jack Dorsey Wants To Get Rid of Twitter Like Button

In the future, though, Twitter intends to remove the "Heart" icon as well, reportedly in a bid to "improve the quality of debate" on the socia...

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Trump family pays tribute at Pittsburgh synagogue, protesters cry foul

More than 1,000 mourners gathered around Rodef Shalom, Pittsburgh's oldest synagogue , on Tuesday for funeral services for the victims of the...

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Quake of magnitude 6.2 strikes near New Plymouth, New Zealand

The epicenter of the quake was just to the east of Waitara, a coastal town halfway between the North Island cities of Auckland and Wellington ....

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Abe Hits back at S. Korean Court's Decision on Japan's Forced Labor

The former Ford Motor Co. executive told reporters Monday in Seoul that he would like to hold talks with North Korea's vice foreign ministe...

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Trump Birthright Citizenship Plan Blasted as "Unconstitutional"

Napolitano said that the debate over birthright citizenship isn't serious, disagreeing with Jonathan Turley's argument . And Peter J. Spiro, ...

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