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Flights to New Zealand capital grounded as former cyclone Gita hits

Flights to New Zealand capital grounded as former cyclone Gita hits

It added that "significant wave heights of around nine metres" were being recorded off the Taranaki coast. The town of Takaka, at the top of the South Island, is also thought to have been badly affe...

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Russia's foreign minister slams Iranian threats to destroy Israel

Russia's foreign minister slams Iranian threats to destroy Israel

Following the retaliatory fire, the Israeli side attacked 12 positions in Syria, including eight Syrian aeroplanes and three anti-aircraft batteries. In recent weeks, United States and Israeli offic...

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Man saws AR-15 in half to send message

Man saws AR-15 in half to send message

I mean, think about it, is the right to own this weapon more important than someone's life? In a video she posted on Facebook with the hashtag #onelessgun, Meyer said, "I'm not going to let the ...

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Pixel 2 users with camera errors and crashes offered replacements from Google

Pixel 2 users with camera errors and crashes offered replacements from Google

A toasty phone isn't the only problem users are experiencing; it seems the security patch has also negatively affected the battery life of some Pixel 2 handsets. A few reports say the battery draine...

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Head of Merkel's conservative CDU to step down: Party sources

Head of Merkel's conservative CDU to step down: Party sources

However, analysts argue that it is too early to say who is going to replace Merke, who has been at the helm of German politics for 12 years and has stated that she wants to serve the upcoming four-y...

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Mob lynches 2 rape accused in Arunachal Pradesh

Mob lynches 2 rape accused in Arunachal Pradesh

The two were allegedly involved in the rape and murder of a 12-year-old girl from Namgo Village under Wakro circle in Arunachal Pradesh. An enraged mob stormed the police station, injuring 15 people...

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Attorney charged with lying in Russian Federation special counsel probe

Attorney charged with lying in Russian Federation special counsel probe

FBI Director Robert Mueller speaks during a news conference at the FBI headquarters June 25, 2008 in Washington , DC. Zwaan's firm's Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLC was behind a 2012 report...

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Mugabe Remains Silent After Death of Long Time Rival Morgan Tsvangirai

Mugabe Remains Silent After Death of Long Time Rival Morgan Tsvangirai

A picture taken on 2 September 2017 shows late Zimbabwean opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai addressing a crowd during his last opposition rally at White City Stadium in Bulawayo. In the coming nat...

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Violent brawls turn Carnival ship into 'cruise from hell'

Violent brawls turn Carnival ship into 'cruise from hell'

The Carnival general manager, Jennifer Vandekreek, said there were "limited and isolated events with the family in question" in the lead-up to the brawl. She said security staff ended up "jumping" the...

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Syrian regime attacks kill 167 civilians in E Ghouta

Syrian regime attacks kill 167 civilians in E Ghouta

Eastern Ghouta is the last main rebel stronghold near Syria's capital Damascus in the country's multi-sided, 7-year-old civil war that has pitted Assad's government and its allies, including Iran a...

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Trump 'supportive of efforts' to update background check system after Florida shooting

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said in a statement earlier Monday that Trump supports a bill co-authored by Murphy and Sen. Sen. And the impassioned calls for change from Par...

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Iran Aircraft killed 66 On Board, Wreckage Not Confirmed

Iran Aircraft killed 66 On Board, Wreckage Not Confirmed

Tabatabai said that after searching the area, the team learned that unfortunately, all the dear passengers had lost their lives. Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi, in his message on Sunday to his ...

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Man Accused Of Breaking Off Terra-Cotta Warrior's Thumb For Souvenir

Man Accused Of Breaking Off Terra-Cotta Warrior's Thumb For Souvenir

The statues date from around 209 B.C. The exhibit contains 10 statues, including a general, a charioteer and a saddled horse. According to an arrest affidavit filed by an Federal Bureau of Investiga...

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Trump Jr. arrives in India to address

Trump Jr. arrives in India to address "Reshaping Indo-Pacific Ties"

The eldest son of President Donald Trump is visiting India this week to promote a planned Trump Towers development near Delhi. Talking about his trip earlier this month, Trump Jr. The Trumps and t...

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Vice president shows disrespect for athletes, South Korea

Vice president shows disrespect for athletes, South Korea

The North is subject to a series of UN Security Council sanctions over its banned nuclear and ballistic missile programs. Military chiefs in the USA and South Korea however plan to resume war dril...

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Google's AI Can Look At Our Eyes And Predict Heart Attack Risk

Google's AI Can Look At Our Eyes And Predict Heart Attack Risk

Google's Artificial Intelligence software can now predict person's heart condition by just observing into his/her eyes . "However, with medical images, observing and quantifying associations can be...

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Trump Endorses Romney in Utah Senate Race: 'He Has My Full Support'

Trump Endorses Romney in Utah Senate Race: 'He Has My Full Support'

Though he was one of Trump's earliest and harshest critics during the president's campaign, Romney told the Deseret News last week that he has spoken with the president multiple times in the p...

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Christensen photo reported to Qld police

Christensen photo reported to Qld police

Australia's Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has slammed the online image as " very inappropriate " and it has been described as insensitive, coming so soon after the Florida school shooting. Di Nata...

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Former Trump campaign aide Gates to plead guilty, testify against Manafort

Former Trump campaign aide Gates to plead guilty, testify against Manafort

Both men joined the Trump campaign in 2016 and have been caught up in the Special Counsel investigation led by Robert Mueller into whether that campaign collaborated with the Russian government to i...

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Magnetic Maharashtra: Prime Minister Narendra Modi to inaugurate Convergence 2018 in Mumbai

Magnetic Maharashtra: Prime Minister Narendra Modi to inaugurate Convergence 2018 in Mumbai

The first hyperloop route will link central Pune with Mumbai as well as the Navi Mumbai worldwide airport, the foundation stone for which was laid by Modi on Sunday evening. Union Minister of Wa...

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Trio on Oxfam's Haiti team threatened key witness, says inquiry

Trio on Oxfam's Haiti team threatened key witness, says inquiry

The charity said it released the report to be "as transparent as possible" about the decisions it made and has vowed to meet with the Haitian government more than six years on to apologise for "mistak...

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South Korean president says Olympics have lowered tensions with North

South Korean president says Olympics have lowered tensions with North

Pence and his wife, Karen, sat in the next box over from the North Korean delegation during the opening ceremonies last week, with the Pences sitting a few rows and feet down from North Korean leader ...

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A Spaniard struggling with Kurdish militias in Syria dies in combat

A Spaniard struggling with Kurdish militias in Syria dies in combat

The battlefield in northern Syria is complicated by a web of rivalries and alliances among Kurdish forces, the Syrian government, rebel factions, Turkey , the United States and Russian Federation...

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Florida shooting 'the type of case the death penalty was designed for'

Florida shooting 'the type of case the death penalty was designed for'

Several student survivors of this week's deadly attack in the town of Parkland were among those attending Saturday's rally in Fort Lauderdale, only 40km from the school that came under attack. Thorne ...

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Budget session of Goa Assembly begins, Governor addresses House

Budget session of Goa Assembly begins, Governor addresses House

The Chief Minister's Office has confirmed that he is doing well and is under medical observation. Hospital authorities clarified on Sunday that the Chief Minister is "responding well to treatment". ...

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