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IS convoy stranded in Syria desert after United States bombing

A convoy of Islamic State militants being evacuated from the Lebanon-Syria border was moved to another Syrian government-held area Thursday af...

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BRICS summit to begin in Xiamen as China and India feud

The five countries now represent 44 percent of the world's population and 23 percent of global Gross Domestic Product (GDP) face a sluggish gl...

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General Kelly Is At His Breaking Point With President Trump

Kelly's move from homeland security secretary to White House chief of staff was part of a push to enact order in the West Wing, where Trump was ...

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Rape convict guru Ram Rahim sentenced to 10 years in jail

In a strongly-worded order, Judge Singh said the convict deserved the "maximum punishment" because he had "projected himself as a Godman and tak...

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India demonetisation figures deal blow to Modi

But according to the RBI report , Rs 15.28 lakh crore out of the Rs 15.44 lakh crore in the currency that was ceased to be legal tender on Nove...

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Judge nearing decision on trial over Penn State frat death

Defense lawyers argued during a preliminary hearing Wednesday some or all of the charges against their clients should be dismissed before the ca...

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Blame game erupts in Delhi as two die in Ghazipur landfill collapse

Police has identified the deceased as 30-year-old Rajkumari and 20-year-old Abhishek. An official earlier said the woman's body had been recov...

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UN watchdog confirms Iran's compliance to nuclear obligations

Trump and the US ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley , have regarded Iran and the agreement with suspicion, with Trump threatening to...

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Majority describe Trump as a 'bully' who 'says what he thinks'

Not half of all voters; half of his supporters. A poll by Fox News , a favourite channel with United States conservatives and the only one th...

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'Responsible' nations kill terrorists: U.S. holds up $255 million aid to Pak

The Foreign Military Financing provides grants and loans to help countries purchase the USA weapons and defence equipment and for acquiring defe...

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Putin Says Threat Of 'Large-Scale Conflict' Looms Over Korean Peninsula

In an article published on the Kremlin's website on September 1, Putin obliquely criticized US warnings of potential military action and sa...

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Here's your Labor Day weekend forecast

Labor Day will be the pick of the weekend for outdoor plans with lots of sun and warmer temperatures in the low-mid 80s. Harvey continues the...

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Trump promises to 'bring back main street' with tax reform proposals

A room of Americans who supported Trump, Hillary Clinton , and a third-party candidate in the election tore into the president's performance du...

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France unveils contentious labour overhaul in big test for Emmanuel Macron

In a concession to unions, normal severance pay would be increased from 20 percent of wages for each year in a company to 25 percent. The plan...

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Rescued Texas dogs headed for Seattle

Lancton said he and another firefighter approached the dogs in a rescue boat - already crowded with human survivors - when they discovered a sig...

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Premier John Horgan greets Muslim community on Eid al-Adha

Apart from the Hajj , the Islam world is celebrating another important holiday this week, the Eid al-Adha. 1 could be a holiday for Muslims b...

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Trump goes on the road to sell tax plan

Today, President Donald Trump visits Missouri to unveil his tax reform plan. President Donald Trump made an opening pitch in what prom...

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Tennessee sends 91 rescue workers to help in Texas hurricane

Manhattan Fire Dept. tweeted that it had a team of five swift water techs depart around 9 p.m. Wednesday. As for the Charlotte firefighters, one...

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Milwaukee sheriff David Clarke has resigned, county clerk says

I want to thank Sheriff Clarke for his decision to step down. On Sunday, President Trump promoted Clarke's book, "Cop Under Fire: Moving Beyon...

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'One way or the other, Mexico will pay for wall'

The cut would pay for about half of Mr Trump's proposed wall on the United States border with Mexico . President Donald Trump assured r...

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Hurricane Irma Becomes Category 3

The storm is moving to the west fairly slowly right now but is expected to make a westward turn on Saturday and a west-southward motion by ...

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The water is still rising in Houston and thousands need help

As of yesterday afternoon, Guard members had taken part in more than 3,500 rescues of those affected by the storm, mostly in the Houston area....

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Pilgrims scale Mount Arafat for peak of Hajj

On Friday, they will move on to Mina before sunrise for the hajj ritual of the symbolic "Stoning of the Devil". She said: "I came here to Ar...

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USA orders closure of Russian Federation consulate in San Francisco

At the start of Donald Trump's presidency in January, the Republican leader said he hoped for improved relations with Vladimir Putin's Russian...

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4 bodies spotted after Rohingya boat capsizes in Naf

The United States today told Myanmar that its security forces must refrain from attacking civilians and aid workers in its response to attacks b...

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Pervez Musharraf declared fugitive in Benazir Bhutto murder case

He has denied the allegations. Musharraf was indicted in 2013 on charges of murder, criminal conspiracy to murder and facilitation of murder...

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Former Expedia CEO takes helm of Uber on Wednesday

Now, the ride-hailing giant has made it official, and will no doubt hope its new leader can bring stability to the company . Kalanick, who ...

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Mattis assembling panel to discuss transgender troops

In a statement , Mattis said he would establish a panel of experts from within the Defense Department and the Department of Homeland Security...

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EU's Juncker warns Britain to first agree with divorce terms

The European Parliament has an oversight role in the negotiations and crucially must approve any final Brexit accord. The U.K.is set to leav...

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USA strikes ISIS militants heading toward evacuees

USA airstrikes blocked the advance of an Islamic State convoy carrying militants toward Iraq on Wednesday, derailing a Hezbollah-negotiated de...

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99% of demonetised notes received back by RBI

About Rs 16000 crore of the demonetised notes did not come back. This is the first time the RBI revealed details on the demonetised notes af...

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As rains paralysed Mumbai, people slept in offices, train stations

Maharashtra's Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has advised residents to stay indoors unless it is for an emergency. In a span of 24 hours f...

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Malaysia tops SEA Games with 145 gold

If Indonesian athletes were to win all of the remaining gold medals up for grabs, the gold medal tally would only go up to 45. "On behalf of t...

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Christian child forced into Muslim foster care in London

The child's distress was recorded by a Tower Hamlets employee who supervised regular meetings between the girl and her family. The child welfa...

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Let's have that debate over paying for the border wall, Mr

On CNN's "New Day" Friday, host Alisyn Camerota quoted Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto telling Trump in a phone call, "Mexico can not pay...

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