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Body found in Mediterranean near where United Kingdom student went missing

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She is believed to have swum out with two other friends who managed to make it back to shore safely. Her friends have taken to Facebook to leave messages and sentiments of prayer for her safe return. Officials from the U.S. Embassy in Israel also have been alerted and have been involved throughout the last 24 hours, communicating with Jones' family, Council on International Exchange (CIEE), and United Kingdom officials. Read More »

Pence calls out N. Korea's religious persecution

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The Ministerial convened a broad range of stakeholders from eighty countries, including foreign ministers, ambassadors, worldwide organization representatives, religious leaders, and civil society representatives, to discuss challenges, identify concrete ways to combat religious persecution and discrimination, and ensure greater respect for religious freedom for all. Read More »

No Charges for Minnesota Cops Who Fatally Shot Man

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Blevins represented a danger to the lives of Officer Schmidt and Officer Kelly", Freeman said in the statement. Blevins refused to drop the gun and ran, leading the two officers on a chase that ended in an alley between Aldrich and Bryant. Read More »

IN family files lawsuit seeking $100M after duck boat accident

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The captain of an amphibious USA tour boat that sank during a sudden storm, killing 17 people, briefed passengers on lifejackets when the water was still calm, investigators say. A Ripley spokeswoman said in a statement Monday that the company remains "deeply saddened" by the accident and supportive of the affected families. Read More »

President Trump Just Made Iran's Mullahs an Offer

A few hours earlier, Mr Rouhani had addressed the United States president in a speech, saying that hostile USA policies could lead to "the mother of all wars". Washington is preparing to re-impose sanctions on Tehran within days. "With current America and these policies, there will definitely not be the possibility of dialogue and engagement, and the United States has shown that it is totally unreliable", Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qasemi told a weekly news conference on Monday. Read More »

Trump didn't know about campaigners' Russian Federation link, says Giuliani

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Raddatz asked Abrams and Chris Christie, a former United States prosecutor and New Jersey governor who is an ABC News contributor, for their thoughts on the Trump team's legal strategy in regard to Cohen. presidential election. Giuliani said Trump's team wants an interview basically limited to questions involving alleged collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation in the 2016 election, arguing that no "legal basis" exists for Trump to be questioned about obstruction. Read More »

Trump tweets that he’s willing to shut down the government over immigration

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Only a few weeks after that, Trump said he'd "love" to see another shutdown if the Democrats didn't give in to his immigration demands. The government has already been shut down once during Trump's presidency. Donald Trump has a new payment plan in mind for his border wall, and he is willing to shut down the federal government in order to get it. The House version of the spending bill includes Trump's request but Senate Democrats are unlikely to agree to it - meaning any ... Read More »

Zimbabwe election in some cases 'totally disorganized'

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The election could confirm the country's rehabilitation after years as a pariah under Mr Mugabe and help unlock foreign investment, especially if Western observers, monitoring for the first time since 2002, declare it fair. "I read that in the newspaper‚ but I thought it was political manoeuvrings by people who want things to be proper". I am not leaving anything to chance. Read More »

'Very positive signals' after U.S., Taliban talks

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American officials say, though, the hard numbers don't tell the full story: After 17 years of fighting, a new window of opportunity has opened for historic peace talks that could bring the war to an end. During the Taleban's five-year rule that ended with the 2001 US-led invasion, leader Mullah Mohammed Omar said regardless of whatever concessions they agreed to, including allowing girls to attend school, it would not gain them global recognition as long as the U.S. Read More »

Court set to rule on Grace Mugabe immunity today

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Grace was granted diplomatic immunity by South Africa's former Minister of the Department of International Relations and Cooperation (Dirco) Maite Nkoana-Mashabane following her alleged assault of South African model Gabriella Engels in Johannesburg previous year. Read More »

4 tourists killed in Tajikistan, could be terrorist act

Embassy said in a statement , according to Reuters, which appeared to confirm the suspected deliberate nature of the attack. Terrorism and robbery are also being considered as possible motives, interior minister Ramazon Rakhomzoda is quoted as saying . Read More »

UK's top envoy makes 'Japanese wife' gaffe in China

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Following his visit to China hunt will head to Paris and Vienna for talks with his counterparts on issues such as Brexit and worldwide security issues such as the threat form Russian Federation, the Iran deal and the war in Syria. "That's a awful mistake to make", he told his counterpart, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi. Hunt is in China in a bid to strengthen trade ties with Beijing ahead of Britain's exit from the European Union next year. Read More »

Imran Khan striving to garner numbers to form government

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Former chief minister of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pervez Khattak won both National Assembly and provincial assembly seats. Meanwhile, Khan's Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) is trying to gain support from independent candidates and small parties or groups. Read More »

Special Counsel Sets Witness List For Former Trump Aide Manafort's Trial

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Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort spent $18,000 on a karaoke machine and assorted equipment for his home in the Hamptons, according to recent court filings. "All those people to say essentially that Manafort knew what he was doing". The list also includes Max Katzman, the son and business partner of one of Manafort's several high-end tailors. Read More »

Complete Draft NRC released in Assam

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The government has ordered prohibitory orders across the state and the announcement of the NRC draft was made under tight security as per reports. An RGI official said that out of 32.9 million population of the state, which shares border with Bangladesh and Bhutan, 28.9 million names have been included in the final draft of the NRC. Read More »

Mattis says ABC's Iran report is "fiction"

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Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull similarly denied the report on Friday, saying it is " speculation ". "I'm confident it is not something that's being considered right now, and I think it's a complete - frankly, it's - it's fiction". Read More »

Trump hits back at Cohen and ‘fake news’ over Tower meeting allegations

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Cohen has hired Lanny Davis, a former special counsel to President Bill Clinton, to represent him. Trump was referring to Cohen's ownership of taxi medallions, which are being examined by FBI investigators. There were several native Russians in the room, including Natalia Veselnitskaya , a lawyer with links to the Kremlin. "No, I didn't know anything about the meeting", Trump told The New York Times that month. Read More »

Assange Could Face Imminent Expulsion — London Newspaper

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Speaking in Madrid, President Lenín Moreno suggested Ecuador was seeking guarantees that whatever Assange's eventual fate, he would not face the death penalty. He said: "I have never supported the interception of private emails to be able to obtain information, regardless of how valuable it may be, to bring to light certain undesirable actions carried out by governments on people". Read More »

California fires have forced 50,000 from homes

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Thousands of people scrambled to escape before the walls of flames descended from forested hills onto their neighborhoods Thursday. Ed Bledsoe rushed home, but was turned back by police. "We still have a lot of open line", he said. The fire also has compromised the integrity of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Bridge, which spans Clear Creek in rural Igo, according to the California Highway Patrol. Read More »

Giuliani: 'I want you to hear' Cohen tapes

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Donald Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani said the president did not know beforehand about a 2016 meeting between his campaign and Russians, as the president's former attorney is reportedly ready to tell prosecutors. Cohen wasn't at the Trump Tower meeting and Cohen has not offered evidence to support the claim that Trump knew about the meeting. The meeting was attended by the president's son, Donald Trump Jr., as well as Paul Manafort, the former chairman of Trump's presidential campaign, ... Read More »

Polar bear attacks cruise ship employee on Arctic island

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A polar bear has been shot dead after it attacked a cruise ship employee guiding tourists off a vessel in Norway. Two guards went onto the island and one was "attacked by a polar bear and injured on his head", the German Hapag Lloyd Cruises company, which operates the ship, told the Associated Press . Read More »

Zimbabwe's historic election: A look at the top candidates

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Mugabe was reported to have received a US$10 million package so that he could retire after the Zimbabwe Defence Forces (ZDF) took power in November 2017. He repeated claims that he was forced out of office despite that in November previous year thousands of people marched in the streets expressing their displeasure on his leadership before his resignation a few days later. Read More »

Trump again threatens govt ‘shutdown’ over border wall funds

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The president said that Democrats need to get onboard with his immigration agenda, which includes a wall on the U.S. -Mexico border, or risk another government shutdown. In an earlier tweet on July 29, the president blasted the existing immigration laws and said that some illegal aliens are using children for "sinister purposes". Read More »