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Cambodians vote in polls with main opposition party silenced

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Charging that the polls were neither free nor fair, the CNRP's former leaders had urged people not to vote in what was dubbed a "Clean Finger" campaign because those who did cast ballots had to dip a finger in indelible ink, a practice meant to thwart multiple voting. Read More »

Donald Trump open to Moscow visit if Vladimir Putin formally invites him

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The agency quoted Putin as saying "He has, by the way, such an invitation, and I told him about it". Vladimir Putin has invited Donald Trump to Moscow for another face-to-face meeting . Perhaps more troubling for the president is that 53 percent of independent voters said they disapproved of Trump's performance, while 29 percent approved. Read More »

Three killed in New Orleans shooting

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One was a woman. Emergency services in Louisiana are responding to the shooting on South Claiborne Avenue. This email will be delivered to your inbox once a day in the morning. Two victims were found in the strop mall parking lot and the other a few blocks away. Two women react to the scene where 10 people were shot, 3 of whom have died. Read More »

Police officers fired for coin-flip arrest

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The video's audio appears to record Wilson saying "This is tail right?", Brown answers, "Yeah". The two officers were placed on administrative leave during an internal investigation before being terminated. "Michael Jordan?" laughs Brown. In the video posted by WXIA , Brown and Wilson, are heard discussing what they should do with Webb, and then Brown says that she doesn't have speed detection equipment and Wilson says she doesn't have any tickets. Read More »

Cambodian govt blocks media ahead of election

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But the crackdown took place after the CNRP performed well in local elections previous year, building on the 55 seats they won in parliament in 2013. Sunday's (July 29) election has been bitterly opposed by supporters of the Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), the strongest challenger to the ruling Cambodian People's Party (CPP) in recent years. Read More »

Laos Dam Collapse Video Shows Dramatic Rescue Of Four-Month-Old Boy

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On Thursday, the Cambodian government announced it was attempting to evacuate 25,000 people from their northern border with Laos as floodwaters washed into the country. A situation report from the U.N. Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs said roads and bridges were damaged and eight villages had been hit by flash flooding after the failure of the dam in the province of Attapeu. Read More »

Death of Ethiopia's Grand Dam engineer sends shockwaves

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The police chief added that the authorities were gathering all material evidence and conducting forensic investigations. Background: Abiy recently said that the dam may take 10 years - which is longer than official estimates - to complete due to cronyism and corruption. Read More »

Democratic Sen. McCaskill confirms Russian hacking attempt

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The attack was attempted by Russia's GRU intelligence agency, and it's unclear if it was successful. The Daily Beast reported the hack occurred about a year ago. "The Russians saw 2016 as a success, and they'll be back in 2018, unless we do far more to protect ourselves than we're now doing", Warner said, "Unfortunately, the lack of leadership from the White House means that we still have no all-of-government approach to addressing this threat". Read More »

Israel releases from jail Palestinian teen who struck soldier

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Tamimi became a hero to Palestinians after viral video showed her slapping a soldier near her family's home in the occupied West Bank. The Palestinian man arrested along with them is Mustafa al-Araj, 31, a resident of the nearby Aida refugee camp and the co-owner of a local volunteer organization. Read More »

Wildlife officers rescue bear stuck in storm drain

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A black bear was freed Thursday from inside a Colorado storm drain, where it had been stuck for almost an hour. To avoid this, officials removed the manhole cover and advised residents to lock themselves inside their homes. The wildlife office further explained that, if officers handle the bear, they will need to give the bear an ear tag. The next time it was handled, it would have had to be euthanized. Read More »

Bus falls into gorge in Raigad: 28 bodies recovered, rest presumed dead

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Around 12.30 PM, he learnt that the bus carrying his colleagues had fallen into a gorge off Ambenali ghat near Poladpur, 180 km from Mumbai . The lone survivor, who received minor injuries in the mishap, told police that the driver of the vehicle was momentarily distracted and took his eyes off the road while negotiating a sharp bend. Read More »

Indonesia hit by magnitude 6.4 natural disaster in Lombok

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People were sent running from homes and hotels in the early morning as the natural disaster hit. The quake early on Sunday damaged dozens of single-story houses and taller buildings and was felt in a wider area, including in Bali, where no damage or casualties were reported. Read More »

‘Somebody Played Around’ With Trump-Cohen Tape

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Donald Trump's longtime personal attorney says the US president knew in advance of a June 2016 meeting in which Russians were expected to share dirt on then-election rival Hillary Clinton , US media reported on Wednesday. The president's son testified before Congress that he didn't tell his father, according to a transcript released by the Senate Judiciary Committee. Read More »

ED Mnangagwa, Zanu-PF final rally in Harare today

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The Department of Home Affairs says it has deployed at least 37 additional staff members at Beitbridge border post ahead of Zimbabwe's crunch polls on Monday. Demonstrating a departure from his predecessor Robert Mugabe - known for suppressing any dissenting political voices and rigging past elections in Zimbabwe - a confident Mnangagwa told the Brics 10th summit which ended in Sandton yesterday that Zimbabwe was "at the climax of the campaign period with only two days to go". Read More »

Powerful quake strikes Indonesian island of Lombok, killing 10

At least three people have died in the natural disaster so far, and there are reports of widespread damage and destruction to buildings. It is frequently hit by quakes, a lot of them harmless. No tsunami alert was issued, said Hary Tirto Djatmiko, spokesman for Indonesia's geophysics and meteorology agency, but more than more than 40 aftershocks were recorded. Read More »

Trump Open to Visiting Moscow After Putin Invite

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Because Trump and Putin met for more than two hours in Helsinki without any aides and only translators in the room, the details of their conversation have remained opaque and Moscow has provided more information, some of which the administration has disputed. Read More »

Trump accuses Twitter of targeting Republicans, offers no evidence

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On September 10, Twitter will add new default app-level rate limits that will apply to all requests to create tweets , retweets, likes, follows, or Direct Messages. But the company has stressed repeatedly that it applies its policies even-handedly. Twitter did not immediately respond for comment about the changes but Twitter's Kayvon Beykpour announced on Wednesday that the fixes would be coming. Read More »

Daredevil suspect smashes through cop vehicle window, rides on roof

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When the officer refused, Estrada allegedly climbed out the window and onto the roof of the patrol vehicle! Jason Mustain called police to report Estrada's feet hanging out of the window, according to KTXS. When the officer pulled over, the prisoner jumped off the auto and tried to run into a nearby field. County jail records show Estrada was being held Thursday on various charges, including escape and unauthorized use of a motor vehicle. Read More »

Teen breaks into California couple’s home to ask for Wi-Fi password

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No one was injured in the confrontation. Officers found the suspect about a block away from the couple's home. The suspect initially lied to police about his identity. The unnamed 17-year-old was arrested earlier this week after police said he broke into an older couple's home and woke them up, requesting their Wi-Fi code. Read More »

Whistleblower: Emails Show Police Lied About Stormy Daniels Strip Club Arrest

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Following the arrest, Daniels' attorney Michael Avenatti said the arrest was "set up and politically motivated". After the release earlier this week of an audio recording on which Donald Trump is heard instructing his personal lawyer Michael Cohen to pay off a former Playboy Playmate "with cash" during the 2016 presidential election campaign, as Inquisitr reported, more trouble for Donald Trump arose on Thursday when lawyer Michael Avenatti announced that he is representing ... Read More »

An odd couple at a D.C. airport: Mueller and Trump Jr

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In the pic, Mueller appears to be perusing a newspaper in the photo. Politico snapped the photo just one day after Trump's former lawyer, Michael Cohen , claimed that he'd tell Mueller that the president, during the campaign, knew about a sketchy 2016 meeting between Trump Jr. Read More »

Putin invites Trump to Moscow as new allegations emerge about 2016 meeting

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Speaking to reporters at a summit of BRICS (Brazil, Russia , India, China, and South Africa) countries in South Africa on July 27, Putin said telephone calls between Moscow and Washington were insufficient. It's part of "a power game between Putin and Trump ", said Dr. Alina Polyakova of the Brookings Institution. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., who was on CNN when the news was announced , said, "This kind of, really, violation of a reporter's rights is an offense against the First ... Read More »

Japan hangs 6 more members of cult behind subway gas attack

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A senior member was arrested in Russian Federation in May for recruiting others, indicating it is still active overseas. But those affected by the Aum's crimes said it would be hard to simply move on. Thirteen members of the group had received death sentences. The cult once claimed 10,000 members in Japan and 30,000 in Russian Federation. Asahara founded Aum Shinrikyo , or Supreme Truth, in 1984. Read More »

Taliban bomber kills 4 Afghan intel officers in Kabul

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The Kabul Security Commandment spokesman, Hashmat Stanikzai, said the incident took place at around 5am local time in the vicinity of Bagh Daud area in 5 police district of the city. "The investigation is ongoing into the attack and more details will be shared soon", Stanekzai said. With the death of the attacker, the death toll stood at a total of six. Read More »

Israeli police re-open Temple Mount gates after violent clashes

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Masked youths discharged fireworks in the direction of Israeli police near Jerusalem's most important mosque on Friday and police charged the mosque compound to confront them, Reuters Television footage showed. Israeli troops shot dead two Palestinians during Friday protests at the Gaza-Israel fence, the health ministry said in a statement. Another 14-year-old Palestinian was killed by Israeli gunfire in Rafah, authorities said. Read More »