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Arson wildfire threatens thousands of homes south of Los Angeles

Arson wildfire threatens thousands of homes south of Los Angeles

Two weeks ago, he came to Milligan's home to return items he "borrowed" from the fire department, the volunteer fire chief said. California is now in the midst of a pretty serious wildfire crisis....

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Erdogan tells Turks to buy crumbling lira as Trump turns the screws

Erdogan tells Turks to buy crumbling lira as Trump turns the screws

Data from the Bank of International Settlements indicate that banks' exposure to Turkey is about $82 billion in the case of Spain and $17 billion for Italy, relatively minor figures given that top eur...

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Another strong aftershock hits Indonesia's Lombok island

Another strong aftershock hits Indonesia's Lombok island

Net1 Indonesia is providing Free Wi-Fi access for refugees of the recent natural disaster in Lombok Island, West Nusa Tenggara (NTB). Across much of the island, a popular tourist destination, once-b...

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Employee steals plane from Seattle airport, crashes it shortly

Employee steals plane from Seattle airport, crashes it shortly

Sea-Tac officials said the airline employee had "conducted an unauthorised takeoff without passengers". He is believed to have been suicidal when he stole the plane capable of carrying 76 passen...

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Schuette wins Michigan Republican governor primary - 8/7/2018 8:45:03 PM

Schuette wins Michigan Republican governor primary - 8/7/2018 8:45:03 PM

Listen above to hear more about how the high turnout impacted electoral results, and the victories of Bill Schuette and Gretchen Whitmer. State Attorney General William "Bill" Schuette, Gretchen W...

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At least 60 tourists stranded at Kerala's Munnar resort after landslides

At least 60 tourists stranded at Kerala's Munnar resort after landslides

More than 10,000 people have been shifted to 157 relief camps across the state in the last two days, the government said. In addition to this, the shutters of 22 reservoirs in Kerala has been opene...

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Israel Hammers Gaza After 200 Rockets Hit Israel

Israel Hammers Gaza After 200 Rockets Hit Israel

Palestinians inspect the damaged building of Said al-Mis'hal cultural center after it was hit bombed by an Israeli airstrike in Gaza City , Thursday, Aug. Tens of thousands of Israelis spent severa...

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Canadian police say at least 4 dead in shooting

Canadian police say at least 4 dead in shooting

David MacCoubrey said he awoke in his Brookside Drive apartment at 7:07 a.m. MacCoubrey added that it sounded as if the gunfire was coming from the middle of the square in his apartment complex. P...

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USA senator presents letter from Pres. Trump for Putin

USA senator presents letter from Pres. Trump for Putin

Paul was an enthusiastic supporter of Trump's decision to meet with Putin in the first place, writing that "dialogue is especially important when hundreds of millions of lives are at stake, as is the ...

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Saudi Arabia escalates punishment to Canada

Saudi Arabia escalates punishment to Canada

A U.S. State Department spokesperson says Saudi Arabia and Canada are "close partners" and Washington would ask the Saudi government for more information about the arrests of women's rights acti...

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North Korea lashes out at USA diplomats over sanctions

North Korea lashes out at USA diplomats over sanctions

Donald Trump met North Korean Kim Jong-un for the first time in June. Seoul has been examining nine cases of potential imports of North Korean coal, which would breach a resolution passed last Au...

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Israeli fire kills 2 Hamas militants in Gaza

Israeli fire kills 2 Hamas militants in Gaza

Israel has fought three wars with Palestinian militants in Gaza since 2008 and says the blockade is necessary to keep them from obtaining weapons or materials that could be used for military purposes....

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Dozens of children die in attack on Yemeni school bus

Dozens of children die in attack on Yemeni school bus

The coalition did not specify the target, but the International Committee of the Red Cross said the attack hit a bus filled with children, causing dozens of casualties. The Saudi coalition has been ...

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Manafort suggested Chicago banker Calk as Army secretary, according to Gates

Manafort suggested Chicago banker Calk as Army secretary, according to Gates

While President Donald Trump has not played a significant role in the trial, Gates testified on Tuesday that after the election, Manafort recommended a banker who loaned him money to be Trump's Ar...

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Thousands of people evacuate after tsunami warning in Lombok Island

Thousands of people evacuate after tsunami warning in Lombok Island

A person evacuated to the parking lot outside the Mataram City hospital with other patients, following a strong quake , is seen in Mataram, Lombok island, Indonesia August 5, 2018 in this photo...

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Pence Will Reveal Trump's 'Space Force' Plan Today

Pence Will Reveal Trump's 'Space Force' Plan Today

At that point, the subject of a service branch for space had already been the subject of hot debate within the military and Congress. Leaders of the Air Force , which now owns existing military opera...

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Poland confirms support for territorial integrity of Georgia

Poland confirms support for territorial integrity of Georgia

During their joint appearance on Tuesday (7 August), the foreign ministers recalled the events of 7 August 2008, when Russian Federation carried out armed aggression against Georgia, resulting in more...

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Johnson to face panel over burka comments

Johnson to face panel over burka comments

The ban was upheld in 2017 by the European Court of Human Rights following a challenge by two Muslim women. The Conservatives were gripped by in-fighting last night as prominent party figures wa...

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Student poses with giant gator for graduation photo

Student poses with giant gator for graduation photo

A young woman is celebrating her college graduation with a wild photo shoot: posing with a 14-foot-long alligator. Her photos have almost 4,000 shares and over 1,000 likes on Facebook in just th...

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Manafort team attacks star witness over affair, fraud and 'so many lies'

Manafort team attacks star witness over affair, fraud and 'so many lies'

The case against Manafort has little to do with either man's work for the Trump campaign and there's been no discussion during the trial about whether the Trump campaign coordinated with Russian Feder...

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Indonesia's Lombok hit by another strong quake

Aid begun trickling into some of the most isolated regions, officials said midday Thursday, but many people displaced by the quake still lack basic supplies. Both seismic events struck in Lombok's nor...

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Palestinian rocket fire hits Israel, UN urges more Gaza fuel

Palestinian rocket fire hits Israel, UN urges more Gaza fuel

It said about 150 rockets had been launched from Gaza towards Israeli territory. Those killed in the Gaza Strip included Enas Khammash, 23, and her 18-month-old daughter Bayan, according to the he...

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'We Need To Have Dialogue' With Russia: U.S. Senator Rand Paul

'We Need To Have Dialogue' With Russia: U.S. Senator Rand Paul

A United States senator who met with Russian lawmakers in Moscow said he invited them to visit Washington and they accepted Monday. It's unclear when those Russian lawmakers plan to visit the U....

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Trump to Impose Sanctions on Russia Nerve Agent Attack on Ex-Spy

Trump to Impose Sanctions on Russia Nerve Agent Attack on Ex-Spy

Poisoned: Russian ex-spy Sergei Skripal , 66, and his daughter Yulia Skripal, 33. The sanctions would cover sensitive national-security controlled goods, a senior State Department official told rep...

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Russian Spy Caught Working At U.S. Embassy

Russian Spy Caught Working At U.S. Embassy

She was reportedly having regular and unauthorised meetings with members of the FSB, Russia's principle security agency. "We knew it was happening and it was just a process of playing it out and giv...

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