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Over 100 children die of Encephalitis in India

A compensation of ₹4 lakh to families of the deceased children has also been announced. This led to symptoms of AES/JE developing in the childre...

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$1B worth of cocaine seized at Philadelphia port

Officials said agents seized about 16.5 tons of cocaine from a large ship at the Packer Marine Terminal. It is "one of the largest seizures ...

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China 'thoroughly, seriously' investigating boat collision - ambassador

China's embassy in Manila clarified that the crew had sought to rescue the Filipino fishermen but fled after being "suddenly besieged by seven...

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Shanahan drops bid to lead Pentagon, citing 'painful' past

Trump said while Shanahan "has done a wonderful job, he has decided not to go forward "so that he can devote more time to his family". Earlier...

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Deadly quake strikes southern China

State broadcaster CCTV reported that a hospital in Changning county had transferred all of its patients because of building damage. Other images...

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Tsunami warning issued for Japan after quake

However, it's said that shallow tremors can cause more damage to the Earth's surface. A handout photo made available by the USGS shows a map...

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India's Population to Overtake China's by 2027

UN Under-Secretary-General for Economic and Social Affairs Liu Zhenmin said the report offers a roadmap indicating where to target action and ...

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US Firms Feel Squeeze of Trump's China Policy

More than 300 company executives and trade group officials across industries are scheduled to testify. "If the G20 summit fails to prevent a...

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"We are very sorry"-Boeing division CEO apologizes for 737 Max deaths"

The Max was a direct response to rival Airbus' fuel-efficient A320neo, one of the European plane maker's most popular jets; Airbus has outpace...

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London mayor Khan labels Trump ‘poster boy for racists’

London Mayor Sadiq Khan has called Donald Trump a "poster boy for racists" after the US President hit out at him over London's knife cri...

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Buhari mourns victims of bomb blasts in Borno

The owner of hall where the football match was being shown prevented one of the bombers from entering the packed venue. He added that the hospit...

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Sedition charges: British-Iranian begins fresh hunger strike in Tehran jail

Mr Ratcliffe told the BBC's Andrew Marr Show: 'He clearly made a mistake and clearly tried to correct it and made a promise that he wasn't abl...

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Trump campaign fires multiple pollsters after unflattering numbers leak

A CBS News/YouGov poll released Sunday showed that likely Democratic primary voters were split on whether the party's 2020 message should em...

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Encephalitis toll hits 103, govt announces more ICUs for Bihar

As per official data, 83 of these children died in the Sri Krishna Medical College and Hospital (SKMCH), while 17 succumbed to the virus in the ...

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New photos released to bolster US allegations over Gulf

On Saturday, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani reiterated his ultimatum to European nations and other signatories that they must show "positive...

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Boris Johnson, front-runner to become next U.K

The U.K. was originally due to leave the bloc on March 29, but Brexit has been delayed to October 31 because of the political deadlock in Londo...

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Japan demands more proof from US that Iran attacked tankers

A referendum then resulted in Iran's current government after 98.2 percent voted to approve a new constitution which sees a Shiite cleric appo...

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Air Lease Corporation first to order A321XLR

The European manufacturer unveiled the A321XLR, a long-haul version of the A321neo that competes with Boeing's grounded 737 Max . He also ann...

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Harvard Revokes Admission of Parkland Shooting Survivor Kyle Kashuv

Then Kashuv wrote on Twitter , "Harvard deciding that someone can't grow, especially after a life-altering event like the shooting, is deeply co...

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Line for Trump's 2020 Launch Rally Forms 40 Hours Ahead of Time

The president only stops bragging about the "fantastic financial statement" no one is allowed to see to humiliate Mulvaney for coughing, and ult...

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Don't you dare cough during a Donald Trump TV interview

If the president doesn't like reality, he just finds a new one. "And so I believe that our decision on impeachment should be based in our consti...

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Chinese President Xi Jinping To Visit North Korea This Week

The visit will be the first by a Chinese leader in a decade. Kim and US President Donald Trump held a summit last year in Singapore and on...

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Virginia wins uranium mining ban battle in Supreme Court

The case is to be re-evaluated in light of the Supreme Court's June 2018 narrow decision in the case of Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civi...

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Stuntman missing after being lowered into river with chains

Lahiri has previously attempted similar tricks. What should have been a dramatic escape act turned into a tragic disappearing act, when an I...

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Iran to Break Nuclear Deal Uranium Stockpile Limit

In May, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani warned the country would enrich its uranium stockpile closer to weapons-grade levels in 60 days if wo...

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China stands by Hong Kong leader after days of street protests

Wong, the poster child of the huge pro-democracy "Umbrella Movement " protests of 2014, became the latest voice to call for Lam's resignation...

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Ex-rival backs Boris Johnson's bid to be Britain's next PM

He said: "The most important stage, when the country takes a keen interest, is during the vote of the national party. There is literally onl...

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Accidental cat filter appears on Pakistan official's briefing

Comments started pouring in as Facebook users noticed pink cat-like ears and whiskers had appeared on the heads of the minister and two accompan...

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Amazon says Ocasio-Cortez is 'just wrong' about warehouse wages

President Donald Trump attempted to cite Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) to put down talk of impeachment, but the progressive lawmaker qu...

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Philadelphia graduation shooting among 16 incidents of gun violence over weekend

Police say about 60 people were attending the party in an isolated area at the end of a road when the shots rang out. Ross initially said poli...

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