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US Secretary of State John Kerry visits Bangladesh, meets Sheikh Hasina

Mahmood Ali, said there was " no argument about it [the links]". Kerry confirmed on his Twitter account that during the meetings were addressed...

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Drug users aren't human, says Philippines' Duterte

I take full legal responsibility. "When I was mayor, you can really criticize me ... call me names". I will not ask for a special room. "I a...

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North Korean submarine missile launch troubles United Nations, allies

An undated picture released by North Korea's official Central News Agency on August 25 shows the country's leader, Kim Jong Un, monitoring the t...

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Norway lightning strike kills more than 300 reindeer

However, authorities are nearly certain that the animals were killed by a lightning strike, due to their extremely close proximity to one anot...

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Nephew: Gene Wilder, star of Mel Brooks movies, dies at 83

His mother had a heart attack when he was six, leaving her an invalid. Wilder began acting classes at age 12 and continued performing during...

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University of Wisconsin-Madison is top party school in US

The ranking comes from the Princeton Review, a New York-based tutoring and test prep company that surveys thousands of students and rates colleg...

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Uzbek president's daughter says he suffered brain hemorrhage

Karimov's illness was first announced Sunday when the government issued a highly unusual statement reporting the president's hospitalization , ...

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Kidnapped Aussie aid worker released

Wilson had been in Afghanistan for 20 years at the time she was taken. "She is now safe and well". Wilson's charity, called Zardozi , is help...

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High risk of Zika spreading from S'pore: M'sian Health Minister

Dr Subramaniam urged those returning to Malaysia from countries with reported cases of Zika infection to voluntarily get tested at major hospi...

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Israel takes steps toward new settlement in volatile city

Those arrests came one day after Israeli officials issued 38 new "administrative detention" orders against Palestinian detainees, including a me...

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Thousands who fled California wildfire allowed to return

August 13 at Running Deer and Chimney Rock roads south of Lake Nacimiento, Cal Fire officials said. The Blue Cut Fire destroyed 105 homes an...

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Thailand issues arrest warrant for second suspect in deadly blasts

The investigation is linked to Malaysia because investigators found part of the mobile phone, which was used to detonate one of the bombs in Phu...

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Colombian rebels announce final conference of peace talks

Colombia's president is moving quickly to hold a national referendum on a peace deal meant to end a half-century of bloody conflict with lefti...

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Germany expects fewer than 300000 refugees this year

Germany's top migration official expects fewer than 300,000 refugees will come to the country this year. Frank-Juergen Weise says his agenc...

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Rivals both claim victory as Gabon waits for vote results

Interior Minister Pacôme Moubelet-Boubeya, who had already warned candidates that giving results before the official declaration was against the...

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German economy minister says EU-US trade talks have failed

In an interview with German broadcaster ARD on Sunday, Merkel said: "We all agree in the European Union that Britain's exit, the result of the r...

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Angela Merkel slams Muslim refugee bans in EU

Half of all Germans believe Angela Merkel should not serve a fourth term as chancellor, as a wave of criticism hits her open-door migration poli...

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Chicago men charged in shooting of NBA star Wade's cousin

Authorities said 26-year-old Darwin Sorrells Jr and 22-year-old Derren Sorrells were charged on Sunday in the death of Aldridge. The woman was...

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Workers die on way to help Baton Rouge

The bus was full of workers headed to Baton Rouge to help with the flooding cleanup, said Louisiana State Police Trooper Melissa Matey. It bel...

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Aftershocks rattle Italy as national mourning begins

As Italians observed a day of national mourning, President Sergio Mattarella and Premier Matteo Renzi joined grieving family members for a state...

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Russia denies involvement in Aleppo attack that wounded boy

The Russian Defense Ministry on August 19 denied any responsibility for the air attack in Aleppo that struck the home of Ali and Omran Daqnish...

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Judge In Stanford Sex Assault Case Is Transferring To Civil Court

The judge who gave a six-month jail term to a former Stanford University swimmer convicted of sexually assaulting an unconscious young woman is ...

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Root leads England to easy one-day win over Pakistan

Morgan's knock on his Middlesex home ground ended a run of 23 global innings without a fifty for him. Joe Root made 89 as England , set 252 t...

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Iran: Forces will warn any vessel after US warship incident

While Iranian boats frequently come close to US ships in the area, the USA rarely fires warning shots, the defense officials said . Iran's de...

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Rocket attack on Turkish tanks in Syria kills soldier, wounds three

Turkey on Wednesday sent tanks across the border to help Syrian rebels retake the key Islamic State-held town of Jarablus and to conta. The A...

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46-year-old man charged with murder of two MS nuns

Paula Merrill, SCN from Sisters of Charity of Nazareth on Vimeo. The video highlighted the work they were doing at the Lexington Medical C...

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Catholic Church Investigates Claims Priests Are Using Gay Dating App Grindr

It includes a review of policies surrounding whistle-blowing and an assessment of personnel and resource needs at the seminary, as well as askin...

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15 killed in barrel bomb attack in Aleppo

In this frame grab taken from video provided by the Syrian anti-government activist group Aleppo Media Center (AMC), a child sits in an ambula...

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In wake of cousin's fatal shooting, Dwyane Wade speaks out

Aldridge is Wade's first cousin. A family spokesman says a cousin of Chicago Bulls NBA star Dwyane Wade has been fatally shot while pushing a ...

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School athlete's sex assault case compared to Stanford case

The Mercury News reported that Persky had "indicated he might [reduce the conviction] when he sentenced Chain to four days in county jail past...

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MQM terrorists from London secretariat arrested in Karachi

Speaking at the Karachi Press Club on Tuesday, Farooq Sattar announced: "From now onwards, decisions will be made in Pakistan". But, it is arg...

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US asks Pakistan not to discriminate among terrorists

The school is regarded as a symbol of cooperation between Afghanistan and the United States. No group immediately claimed responsibility. "My ...

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Alternative to pellet guns soon: Rajnath

Home minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday signalled a rethink on the use of pellet guns as a non-lethal weapon to disperse crowd even as he remain...

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Smoke from Indonesian fires hits 'unhealthy' level in Singapore

The 24-hour Pollution Standards Index (PSI), which the NEA uses as a benchmark, more than doubled in the past 24 hours to 65-88 across Singapo...

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Israeli forces kill A Palestinian young man in Nablus

According to the IDF, troops stationed outside Silwad identified a suspect running toward them and opened fire, killing him. The Palestini...

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