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Google marks India's first female lawyer's 151st birthday

Google marks India's first female lawyer's 151st birthday

Over the next 20 years, Cornelia is reported to have helped over 600 women and orphans fight legal battles, sometimes free of charge. Her father was a missionary and Sorabji claims that he was a key f...

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Girl, 12, suing to legalize medical marijuana nationwide

Girl, 12, suing to legalize medical marijuana nationwide

When she was a young child, Alexis was diagnosed with intractable epilepsy , which could only be eased with medical cannabis. Alexis Bortell, 12, is suing US Attorney General Jeff Sessions over t...

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North Korea sentences Donald Trump to death for being a 'hideous criminal'

North Korea sentences Donald Trump to death for being a 'hideous criminal'

In its statement Saturday, the North Korean government renewed its description of Trump as a "dotard". It went on to say: "He should know that he is just a disgusting criminal sentenced to death by th...

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Boris Johnson to meet with Nazanin's husband this morning

Boris Johnson to meet with Nazanin's husband this morning

A legal opinion prepared for human rights charity Redress on Zaghari-Ratcliffe's case said the British government could grant her diplomatic protection as she is "predominantly" a British citizen wh...

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United Nations chief raises alarm over Rohingya in speech before Suu Kyi

United Nations chief raises alarm over Rohingya in speech before Suu Kyi

Myanmar's army released a report late on Monday that found "no deaths of innocent people" after deadly attacks by Rohingya rebels on several police posts in northern Rakhine state on August 25 spark...

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Daily Telegraph 'Brexit mutineers' front page has backfired, say MPs

Daily Telegraph 'Brexit mutineers' front page has backfired, say MPs

The group of MPs includes former chancellor Ken Clarke, former education secretary Nicky Morgan, former justice secretary Dominic Grieve, and chair of the liaison committee Sarah Wollaston. But she la...

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Russian Federation moves to gag foreign media

Russian Federation moves to gag foreign media

RT television, which is funded by the Kremlin to give a Russian point of view on global affairs, confirmed Monday it has registered as a foreign agent in the United States, meeting a deadline from the...

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Three dead and children injured in California school shooting

Three dead and children injured in California school shooting

Police said a number of students were taken to the hospital. No motive is yet known. Enloe Hospital received four, according to hospital officials. "It was very clear at the onset that we had an ind...

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'Hannity' Fans Smash Keurig Brewers Over Company's Decision To Pull Ads

'Hannity' Fans Smash Keurig Brewers Over Company's Decision To Pull Ads

Hannity's escalated remarks came days after critics bashed the conservative host for appearing to defend Moore and suggesting that the accusations against him might be false. The new accuser said s...

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Zimbabwe military seizes power, detains President Mugabe, denies coup

Zimbabwe military seizes power, detains President Mugabe, denies coup

Prolonged gunfire also erupted near Mugabe's private residence in the suburb of Borrowdale, a witness told AFP. Spokesman Maj. Gen. Sibusiso Moyo said the military were not taking power and told vie...

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Rohingya crisis: Myanmar army clears itself of wrongdoing

Rohingya crisis: Myanmar army clears itself of wrongdoing

The military said that, while 376 "terrorists" were killed, there were no deaths of innocent people. Almost 600,000 Rohingya , who have been displaced from the Rakhine state in the exodus described...

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NAB references: Nawaz, Maryam granted exemption from appearance

NAB references: Nawaz, Maryam granted exemption from appearance

Two sons of former premier Nawaz Sharif have been declared absconders in multiple corruption cases for their failure to appear before a court in Islamabad on Wednesday, local media reported. Despi...

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5.5 magnitude natural disaster hits off S. Korea's southeastern coast - state media

The quakes were felt in the South Korean capital, Seoul, some 270km from Pohang, Yonhap said , citing the Korea Meteorological Administration. South Korea has relatively little seismic activity, co...

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Court allows Trump's travel ban to partially come into effect

Court allows Trump's travel ban to partially come into effect

Federal Justice Department Spokesperson Lauren Ehrsam said they were reviewing the California court order. "We believe that the proclamation should be allowed to take effect in its entirety". The ...

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Lifestyle triggers major shift in disease burden across India

Lifestyle triggers major shift in disease burden across India

Kerala, Goa, and Tamil Nadu have the largest dominance of non-communicable diseases and injuries while they are relatively lower in Bihar, Jharkhand , Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan. "The specific d...

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North Korean soldier, shot and wounded, defects to South

North Korean soldier, shot and wounded, defects to South

The wounded soldier required emergency evacuation, the statement said, after defecting from a North Korean guard post at the Joint Security Area (JSA) on the heavily-guarded border between the two cou...

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SMRT, LTA Investigate MRT Train Accident

SMRT, LTA Investigate MRT Train Accident

A second train stopped behind the faulty train at the station at 0819 AM but moved forward unexpectedly a minute later, coming into contact with the stationary train. The incident caused delays on th...

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India, Philippines ink four pacts, resolve to fight terrorism

India, Philippines ink four pacts, resolve to fight terrorism

Tusk noted that the two regional blocs can work together particularly through information-sharing to counter terrorist attacks as well as exchange of best practices in dealing with violent extremism ...

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Sessions Pressed on Lack of Diversity at the Justice Department

Sessions Pressed on Lack of Diversity at the Justice Department

Comey is no longer the director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation". "Why in this case did the Federal Bureau of Investigation agree to destroy the laptop?" "They should be looking at a lot of thi...

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UCLA basketball players arrested in China are headed home

UCLA basketball players arrested in China are headed home

With the players stranded in China and at the mercies of the Chinese legal system, President Trump reached out to China's leader to ask him to look into the case, according to the Washington Post ....

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Government manipulation on social media networks increasing, says global report

Government manipulation on social media networks increasing, says global report

Overall 32 of the 65 countries in the report have seen their internet freedom deteriorate over the past year, most notably in Ukraine, Egypt and Turkey. Most countries saw a decline in their interne...

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Trump's 'Not Qualified' Judge Pick Didn't Disclose Marriage to White House Lawyer

Trump's 'Not Qualified' Judge Pick Didn't Disclose Marriage to White House Lawyer

The group says on its website it is "searching for the truth of the paranormal existence" and helps those who may be "living with paranormal activity that can be disruptive and/or traumatic". Trump ...

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Presidency celebrates Buhari's title as leader of Igbo people

Presidency celebrates Buhari's title as leader of Igbo people

All who is who in the state were on ground to welcome the President except the immediate past governor of the State, Chief Martin Elechi who was conspicuously missing. He was also conferred Enyi Oma 1...

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United Nations dismisses Saudi conditions to reopen Yemen port

United Nations dismisses Saudi conditions to reopen Yemen port

Hedile noted the first flight carrying 218 passengers took off today. The fiery comments came even as Saudi Arabia said on Monday that it will begin reopening airports and seaports in Yemen - th...

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Detroit police officers fight each other in undercover op gone wrong

Detroit police officers fight each other in undercover op gone wrong

In a recent press briefing Detroit Police chief, James E. Craig told reporters that the whole incident was a "mistake". "This is probably one of the most embarrassing things I've seen in this depa...

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