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Van Driver Splashes Pedestrians For Fun, Loses His Job

Van Driver Splashes Pedestrians For Fun, Loses His Job

Local police had been alerted to the incident, but the Ottawa Citizen reports that the driver will not be facing criminal charges. The company labelled the driving "unacceptable" and fired the emp...

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Trial begins for Trump's former campaign chair, Paul Manafort

Mueller's 14-month-long investigation into interference in the 2016 election, even though the charges cite activities that predate the Trump campaign and don't relate to any potential allegations of c...

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Swedish crown jewels: Speedboat thieves steal priceless treasures

Swedish crown jewels: Speedboat thieves steal priceless treasures

The artifacts are made of gold and enamel and encrusted with beads, crystals and pearls. Witnesses described seeing police chase the suspects by boat after the royal jewels were stolen from locked g...

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Why India's Assam state leaves 4 million people off a citizens' list

Why India's Assam state leaves 4 million people off a citizens' list

There are also fears that in this time they could be deported to Bangladesh or kept away from their families in migrant camps. The Rights and Risks Analysis Group (RRAG), a human rights watchdog, sa...

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Jeremy Corbyn issues apology in Labour antisemitism row

Jeremy Corbyn issues apology in Labour antisemitism row

Labour is today facing calls mounting calls to suspend National Executive Committee member Peter Willsman , who is now seeking re-election. He subsequently apologised, acknowledging the "offensive n...

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Samsung confirms Galaxy S9 sales have been slow this past quarter

The Samsung Galaxy S10 will also reportedly have an in-display fingerprint sensor , but that will apparently use the less conventional ultrasound technology, as opposed to the optical sensors that ...

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Trump Says He'll Meet Rouhani 'Anytime' with 'No Preconditions'

Trump Says He'll Meet Rouhani 'Anytime' with 'No Preconditions'

Trump's move to force Iran into fresh negotiations has for now reunited Iranian hardliners who opposed the nuclear deal and pragmatists like Rouhani who championed it to end the Islamic Republic's eco...

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Trump claims Americans need IDs to buy groceries

Trump claims Americans need IDs to buy groceries

At a rally in Tampa, Trump praised DeSantis as "a tough, brilliant cookie" and predicted a win in his race against Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam in the state's August 28 Republican primary....

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Mexican officials: Airliner crashed after takeoff, no deaths

Mexican officials: Airliner crashed after takeoff, no deaths

No one was killed, the state's governor said . Aeromexico has confirmed it's aware of the accident involving one of its planes in Durango, but has provided no other details so far. In a statement ...

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President Trump blasts approval for 3D-printed guns

President Trump blasts approval for 3D-printed guns

President Trump on Tuesday weighed in on 3D-printed guns - a day after eight USA states sued the government for an emergency ban on blueprints for the potentially untraceable weapons. And he blames t...

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Police officer fatally shoots homeowner who killed intruder, authorities say

Police officer fatally shoots homeowner who killed intruder, authorities say

The unidentified man was killed by the Aurora Police Department (APD) after he shot an intruder in his home. But the grandfather was rushed to hospital where he died. The release did not address the...

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IOS 12 Beta Reveals 2018 iPhones May Finally Get Dual-SIM Support

Once again, 9to5Mac has taken a deep dive into the latest beta to discover everything that it has to offer. The code in question alludes to strings such as "second SIM status" and "second SIM tray s...

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Charles Koch warns Trump trade war could trigger recession

Charles Koch warns Trump trade war could trigger recession

The conservative Koch network, which has broken with Trump on immigration, government spending and trade, is promising to punish politicians in either party who support the tariffs. The Koch network h...

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Details released for North Korean remains repatriation ceremony at Hickam

Details released for North Korean remains repatriation ceremony at Hickam

This will mark a breakthrough in a long-stalled USA effort to obtain war remains from North Korea, but officials say it is unlikely to produce quick satisfaction for any of the families of the almost ...

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Britons see Brexit turning sour, half want chance to vote again

Britons see Brexit turning sour, half want chance to vote again

Only 40% said there shouldn't be a second vote. Asked if they felt the United Kingdom quitting the European Union would be "good or bad for the country overall", only 40 percent said it would be "go...

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French parliament approves ban on phones in schools

French parliament approves ban on phones in schools

Secondary schools for their part can decide individually whether to impose a partial or total ban on connected devices. The move had been a campaign demand by centrist President Emmanuel Macron . E...

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Nintendo has sold almost 20 million Switch consoles since launch

Nintendo has sold almost 20 million Switch consoles since launch

The company reports it has sold another 1.88 million Switch consoles worldwide during the period from April through June, bringing the system's total sales up to 19.6 million. Finally, if you're cur...

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Digimon Survive Confirmed for Western Release in 2019

Digimon Survive Confirmed for Western Release in 2019

Their adventure won't be easy though, as Digimon Survive's new trailer promises the game features darker themes of death and destruction-elements that haven't really been seen in Digimon since ...

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Security tightened as India puts millions at risk of deportation

Security tightened as India puts millions at risk of deportation

All Assam Students' Union (AASU) General Secretary Lurinjyoti Gogoi said the draft publication is "a historic moment after the signing of the Assam Accord". Responding to opposition attack in Lok Sabh...

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Honor 10 GT gets new Lily of the Valley color variant

Honor 10 GT gets new Lily of the Valley color variant

As thoroughly leaked , this is one massive handset, packing a battery nearly as large as the one found under the hood of Apple's 7.9-inch iPad mini 4 . Luckily it also supports Super Charge so the hu...

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Manafort trial begins in biggest test yet for special counsel Robert Mueller

Manafort faces charges in two different courts and could spend decades in prison if convicted. "When a prosecutor looks into those dealings and uncovers evidence of criminal culpability", said Stan...

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United Kingdom lawmakers recommend tougher rules on Facebook

United Kingdom lawmakers recommend tougher rules on Facebook

This fake news can come in a wide spectrum of forms, from satire and parody to fabricated images or propaganda but, the report says, the tech companies who make money from social media are not...

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$100 million wrongful death lawsuit filed in Branson duck boat accident

$100 million wrongful death lawsuit filed in Branson duck boat accident

Filed in the Taney County court in Forsyth, plaintiffs are seeking $25 million in damages against Ripley, as well as boat captain Kenneth McKee and boat driver Bob Williams. "This tragedy was the pred...

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Samsung blames revenue fall on slow Galaxy S9 sales

Samsung blames revenue fall on slow Galaxy S9 sales

And sales should improve in the second half of 2018, thanks to a normal seasonal uptick. Samsung attributed the poor Galaxy phone sales to a few factors, including rising competition in the mobi...

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Jeff Sessions announces a 'Religious Liberty Task Force' to protect hate groups

Jeff Sessions announces a 'Religious Liberty Task Force' to protect hate groups

Phillips, a baker who objected for religious reasons to bake a cake for a same-sex wedding in a case that went all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court , appeared in a panel following the Attorney G...

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Mendocino Complex Fires Threatening Thousands Of Homes

Mendocino Complex Fires Threatening Thousands Of Homes

Cal Fire reports two wildfires burning in northern California are threatening thousands of homes on Monday night. A Lake County evacuation advisory was issued several hours ago for Blue Lake, Bachel...

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Koch Bros Nix Support For Key GOP Senate Candidate

Koch Bros Nix Support For Key GOP Senate Candidate

During a large gathering of donors over the weekend, the Koch network also revealed it will be distancing itself from the Republican Party and Trump, focusing less on partisan politics, the Washi...

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President Trump says he’d ‘certainly’ meet with Iranian president

During a joint news conference at the White House alongside Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte , Trump said that he would meet with Iranian leaders "whenever they want to" with "no preconditions...

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Samsung Galaxy Note 9 pricing leaked with three color variants

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 pricing leaked with three color variants

The latest information about the phone slid in our inbox from Indonesia, where the smartphone was listed for pre-order, revealing its price. In their region, the Galaxy Note 9 128GB model is 13.5 mi...

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Trump Welcomes Italian Prime Minister Conte

Describing the "special invitation" from Trump as a great tribute to Italy and himself, Conte said Rome now wanted to become a "privileged interlocutor" of the United States. Trump has met Conte twice...

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