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Migrant detentions: Democrats condemn Trump administration move to extend detentions

The Department of Homeland Security issued new rules Wednesday that would allow the US government to indefinitely detain migrants crossing the border with children. The new rule requires approval from...

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Iran says to reduce more obligations under nuke deal

Iran says to reduce more obligations under nuke deal

Elsewhere in his remarks, Shamkhani questioned the US' future commitments to an agreement, as evident in Trump's withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal, officially known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan...

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Amidst high drama, CBI officials scale walls and arrest P Chidambaram

Amidst high drama, CBI officials scale walls and arrest P Chidambaram

He also told the court that at 2 am on Wednesday the probe agencies pasted a notice on Chidambaram's house that he has to appear before them within two hours. The CBI alleges that in order to wiggle o...

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Trump says he is seriously looking at ending birthright citizenship

Trump says he is seriously looking at ending birthright citizenship

The amendment, adopted in 1868 after the Civil War to ensure that African Americans had full citizenship rights, granted citizenship to "all persons born or naturalized in the United States". Those wh...

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United States soldiers killed in Afghanistan

United States soldiers killed in Afghanistan

Sixteen US soldiers have been killed in Afghanistan so far in 2019, 14 of them in combat and the other two in accidents aboard an American warship. It comes as USA and Taliban negotiators were set...

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Cindy McCain Sees No Voice of Reason Anymore

Cindy McCain Sees No Voice of Reason Anymore

Her husband was willing to work with Democrats on legislation, she says, though he acknowledged " there were many lonely days ". She said her husband "never did anything deliberately to be hurtful o...

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Rhea County woman accused of burning granddaughter's feet

Rhea County woman accused of burning granddaughter's feet

The toddler, Kaylee Robinson, suffered burns and blisters that were described as "sock burns" by the hospital "because it quite literally looked like the burns were a pair of socks", according to a ...

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Pompeo defends loyalty to Trump amid past comments, renewed scrutiny

Pompeo defends loyalty to Trump amid past comments, renewed scrutiny

They're fighting it, very little.it's not fair. Reuters reported on Aug 16 that Western intermediaries have been trying to persuade Iran and the United States to cooperate on bolstering security i...

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Apple’s former Siri chief joins Microsoft

This has changed the way Apple works on AI. Stasior was replaced as head of the Siri team in February. At the time of Giannandrea's hiring, the move was considered an admission from Apple that its...

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Boy, eight, takes mother's car for a late-night joyride at 87mph

Boy, eight, takes mother's car for a late-night joyride at 87mph

Officers found the boy around an hour later about five miles away at a rest area along the A44 motorway, headed towards Dortmund. Soest police officers said that once they found the boy, he reported...

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President Trump offers himself as ‘the chosen one’

President Trump offers himself as ‘the chosen one’

This is why an overwhelming majority... oppose those policies, like unchecked settlement expansion". "When Tlaib and Omar talk loyalty, they're questioning American Jews' loyalty to the United Sta...

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Pilot Films Himself Awaiting Rescue After Plane Crashes in Ocean

Pilot Films Himself Awaiting Rescue After Plane Crashes in Ocean

The plane began suddenly descending. When the Coast Guard located the two people in the water, they were hoisted up to a helicopter. "Jellyfish were stinging us the entire time we were in there". Josh...

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Northern BC Murder Suspects recorded a video before their death

Northern BC Murder Suspects recorded a video before their death

Authorities found the ex-fugitives, dead of self-inflicted gunshot wounds , August 7 in dense brush near the shoreline of the Nelson River in Gillam. The couple's Chevrolet van had broken down, leavi...

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Xiaomi posts 15% rise in sales, misses estimates

Xiaomi posts 15% rise in sales, misses estimates

Results show (PDF) revenue for the quarter was up 14.8% to CNY52 billion ($7.36 billion), including a 5% bump in smartphone revenue, which reached CNY32 billion ($4.53 billion). According to Xiaomi ...

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Putin says Russian Federation ‘will react accordingly’ after USA missile tests

Putin says Russian Federation ‘will react accordingly’ after USA missile tests

Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks during a news conference in Helsinki, Finland, Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019. Some U.S. officials have said they believe radioactive elements were involved, and m...

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Mortal Kombat 11 DLC leaked; includes Terminator, The Joker and Spawn

Mortal Kombat 11 DLC leaked; includes Terminator, The Joker and Spawn

The Mortal Kombat 11 Kombat Pack characters release date, and full release schedule has been revealed! To round off the Mortal Kombat 11 DLC, 2020 will see the release of two guest characters: T...

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Rabbit or bird? This optical illusion video has people totally divided

Rabbit or bird? This optical illusion video has people totally divided

Looks like a bird to me. Dan then pointed out that the animal appears to have a nictitating membrane (you can see it at around the 9 second mark.) A nictitating membrane is a transparent "third" e...

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Google, Apple and Mozilla to block internet surveillance in Kazakhstan

Google, Apple and Mozilla to block internet surveillance in Kazakhstan

Mozilla said this type of attack could allow the government to "decrypt and read anything a user types or posts", including account information and passwords. We have implemented protections from this...

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Are The Recent Criticisms Directed At Meghan Markle, Prince Harry Considered Bullying?

Are The Recent Criticisms Directed At Meghan Markle, Prince Harry Considered Bullying?

He continued: "But he's going to an environmental conference in a private plane, getting a private helicopter and then staying on a superyacht off the shore". Pot calling the kettle black. They op...

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German amusement park acts after uproar over 'swastika carousel'

The video was posted on Reddit with forum users stunned by the mistake. "This is in Germany?! ". One Tatzmania patron said he through it was odd that no one noticed the ride's shape earlier. Dr. ...

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Jacinda Ardern Fired A Diplomatic Sledge Across The Bow Of Alan Jones

Jacinda Ardern Fired A Diplomatic Sledge Across The Bow Of Alan Jones

Of those was mattress brand Koala, gym company Anytime Fitness, Total Tools and Snooze. "I love the fact that Jacinda Ardern doesn't give a toss, she doesn't give any weight to Alan Jones' words...

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Finally! 591 Horsepower Audi RS6 Avant Is Coming To America

Finally! 591 Horsepower Audi RS6 Avant Is Coming To America

Starting with the exterior, the RS6 Avant adapts the design of the A6 and gives it a beefier look. This high-performance Avant is engineered for sportiness and practical benefits, which actually...

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Gmail AI will automatically correct your spelling slip-ups

Gmail AI will automatically correct your spelling slip-ups

Worry not, Google's making sure it doesn't happen again with a new update for Gmail that'll point out basic spellings and grammar mistakes as you type. These capabilities can also help you write and e...

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Intel unveils inference-capable chip sired by Haifa team

Intel unveils inference-capable chip sired by Haifa team

Intel has unveiled two new processors as part of its Nervana Neural Network Processor (NNP) lineup with an aim to accelerate training and inferences drawn from artificial intelligence (AI) model...

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Want to organize SMS messages on Android? Try Microsoft's new app

Want to organize SMS messages on Android? Try Microsoft's new app

The Outlook-esque app claims to automatically sort messages by personal, transactions, promotions and starred settings uses machine learning to organize incoming text in a similar fashion to email . ...

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South African court restricts displays of apartheid-era flag

South African court restricts displays of apartheid-era flag

It was replaced with South Africa's current multi-color "Rainbow Flag" - in 1994 with the end of apartheid. "Judge Phineas Mojapelo of South Africa's Equality Court delivered the ruling to restrict ...

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BoJo’s girlfriend Carrie Symonds BARRED from US

BoJo’s girlfriend Carrie Symonds BARRED from US

Symonds, who moved into 10 Downing Street when Johnson became prime minister in July, was hoping to visit the USA in the next few days as part of her adviser role for Oceana, a US-based environmental ...

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At least 66 hurt in eastern Afghanistan blasts

At least 66 hurt in eastern Afghanistan blasts

Just yesterday President Donald Trump met with his Afghanistan envoy, along with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, National Security Adviser John Bolton and Vice President Mike Pence, at his golf club i...

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Trump, Maduro confirm talks between high-level officials

Trump, Maduro confirm talks between high-level officials

Maduro said Tuesday that he's prepared to meet with Trump to normalize relations between the two countries, though he made the same offer before. The Associated Press reported over the weekend that ...

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USA let Israel attack our bases — Iraq paramilitary groups

USA let Israel attack our bases — Iraq paramilitary groups

It said the blast was caused by a drone strike that sparked a huge fire and ruled out earlier suggestions that it was caused by an electrical short circuit or faulty storage of munitions that allowed ...

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