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Indonesian search and rescue members look for victims at a mosque that collapsed following a 7.0 magnitude natural disaster in Tanjong, North Lombok on 6 August 2018. "The quake caused people to panic and flee their homes", the national disaster agency spokesperson Sutopo Purwo Nugroho told local media. Hotel guests in the Senggigi resort town on the west of the island were evacuated to parking lots, it said.
  • Former Indian PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee passes away

    Former Indian PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee passes away

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    Incidentally, UP is considered the former prime minister's karmabhoomi (land of action) as he represented the state's capital, Lucknow , in the Lok Sabha for five consecutive terms, in 1991, 1996, 1998, 1999 and 2004. Other political leaders at the funeral were Congress president Rahul Gandhi, RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat, Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad, former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti, BJP leaders Murli Manohar Joshi, SAD patriarch Parkash Singh Badal and Congress leader ...
  • India’s three-time prime minister Vajpayee dies at 93

    India’s three-time prime minister Vajpayee dies at 93

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    He was being treated for a kidney tract infection, urinary tract infection, low urine output and chest congestion. Vajpayee suffered a stroke in 2009 and retreated from public view. ISLAMABAD: PPP chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has expressed his honest condolences on the death of former Prime Minister of India Atal Behari Vajpayee.
  • Colorado Man Arrested After Bodies of Pregnant Wife, Daughters Found

    Colorado Man Arrested After Bodies of Pregnant Wife, Daughters Found

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    His arrest warrant had been sealed by court order, and he remained jailed on three counts of evidence tampering and three counts of first-degree murder. The mother seemed to know or assume that her two daughters had staged the creepy dead doll, writing around 2.30pm: 'At least they covered the body together.
  • Transgender gubernatorial candidate a step closer to making US history

    Transgender gubernatorial candidate a step closer to making US history

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    Some commentators have dubbed the 2018 midterm cycle the "Year of the Woman" due to the record numbers of female candidates for elected office, and governor's races have so far proved no exception: Out of 36 gubernatorial races in 2018, 21 likely have women candidates running, according to Rutgers' Center for American Women and Politics.
  • Afghan army in control of Ghazni city, claim officials

    Afghan army in control of Ghazni city, claim officials

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    He revealed that 20 airstrikes were carried out on Taliban positions on Sunday, causing an unknown number of causalities among the insurgents, who have been receiving backup from around the country. The television said there were no immediate reports of casualties, while Mujahid claimed the Taliban attack killed dozens of Afghan soldiers. Many members of the security forces had surrendered, he said.
  • Trump policies 'destroying economic growth,' senior German official says

    Trump policies 'destroying economic growth,' senior German official says

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    Part of the strategy has been an effort to show action against Iran's deeply entrenched corruption , which Khamenei once described as "a seven-headed dragon". Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei further stated, "We can only embark on the unsafe game of negotiating with America after we reach the economic and political and cultural power that we have in mind so that its pressures and ballyhoo would not be able to affect us".
  • Trump signs defense bill named for Sen. John McCain

    Trump signs defense bill named for Sen. John McCain

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    The John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019, which contains the ban that goes into effect across the next two years, covers anything that is a "substantial or essential component of any system". And just hours after signing the military spending bill Monday, he did the same thing at a fundraiser in upstate NY. The compromise bill removes a provision reinstating penalties against ZTE and restricting the company's ability to buy US component parts.
  • Trump authorizes doubling of tariffs on Turkey's steel, aluminum

    Trump authorizes doubling of tariffs on Turkey's steel, aluminum

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    Elsewhere, the New Zealand dollar remained on the back foot, stretching its overnight slide to $0.6598, its lowest since March 2016. Erdogan said buying the lira was a patriotic duty for Turks, in what has become an " economic war " against foreign powers, most likely referring to the US.
  • Kangana Ranaut has a message for PM-Elect Imran Khan

    Kangana Ranaut has a message for PM-Elect Imran Khan

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    President Mamnoon Hussain has summoned the maiden session today. He further claimed that his party has the support of 180 members in the National Assembly. Khan looked prominent as he sat in the front row of the parliament house close to the chair of the leader of the house, which he is eventually expected to take after formal election as Prime Minister.
  • Washington police out in force for far-right rally for Charlottesville

    Washington police out in force for far-right rally for Charlottesville

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    President Trump urges peace for all Americans one year after the deadly incidents in Charlottesville. Trump's tweet Saturday, his first public mention of the anniversary, did not label the event as a white supremacist rally or specify that it was a white rallygoer who rammed his vehicle into a crowd of counterprotesters, killing one.
  • Whitmer Wins Democratic Primary In Governor's Race

    Whitmer Wins Democratic Primary In Governor's Race

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    The candidates running for governor of MI are already looking ahead to November. "We'll take about a 90 second pivot". Bill Schuette beat out fellow Republicans, Lieutenant Governor Brian Calley, State Senator Patrick Colbeck, and Saginaw doctor, Jim Hines.
  • Third quake rocks Indonesia's Lombok in under two weeks

    Third quake rocks Indonesia's Lombok in under two weeks

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    Houses damaged by an natural disaster are seen in North Lombok, Indonesia, Monday, Aug. 6, 2018. Nyoman Sidekarya, chief of the provincial search and rescue agency that covers the Indonesian island of Lombok, tells The Associated Press that the death toll from the natural disaster that hit the island on Sunday is now 227.
  • Two police officers among four people killed in Fredericton, Canada shooting

    Two police officers among four people killed in Fredericton, Canada shooting

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    One person was in custody, they said, and there was no further threat to the public. A spokeswoman for Dr. Everett Chalmers Regional Hospital said it is treating multiple victims in the Fredericton shooting. There were between six and 11 homicides a year in New Brunswick between 2012 and 2016, according to Statistics Canada. Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau said: "Awful news coming out of Fredericton".
  • Boris Johnson facing party probe over burqa comments

    Boris Johnson facing party probe over burqa comments

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    The independent panel will decide whether to refer Mr Johnson to the party's board. If the independent panel finds him culpable, Johnson faces suspension of his membership or expulsion from the party. Tousle-headed Johnson is one of Britain's best-known politicians, a popular but divisive figure known for Latin quips and verbal blunders that have included calling Papua New Guineans cannibals and accusing people in Liverpool of "wallowing" in victimhood.
  • Pope Francis Declares Death Penalty is Never OK

    Pope Francis Declares Death Penalty is Never OK

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    John Paul II and has continued under emeritus Pope Benedict XVI and now Pope Francis ". The Vatican said the change to its universal catechism , a summary of Church teaching, reflected Pope Francis' total opposition to capital punishment.
  • Indonesia quake: aid begins to arrive as death toll rises

    Indonesia quake: aid begins to arrive as death toll rises

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    Muhamad Juanda, who narrowly escaped the mosque collapse, said 100 people were praying inside when the earth began to roll. Some areas still hadn't been reached as of midafternoon, with rescuers battling collapsed bridges, electricity and communication blackouts and damaged roads blocked with debris.
  • Mueller request signals Gates may still be cooperating

    Mueller request signals Gates may still be cooperating

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    Airbnb executive Darin Evenson also told jurors that one of Manafort's New York City properties was offered as a rental through much of 2015 and 2016 - a direct contradiction of the documents the longtime political consultant submitted to obtain a $3.4 million loan.
  • Trump launches Space Force; internet launches Hollywood-style reactions

    Trump launches Space Force; internet launches Hollywood-style reactions

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    A report outlining the results of the study will be released later today. He said that the report "identifies concrete steps that our administration will take to lay the foundation for a new Department of the Space Force". "But history proves that peace only comes through strength", he added. Trump marked Pence's announcement with a tweet: " Space Force all the way! ".
  • Police find remains of missing boy at new Mexico compound

    Police find remains of missing boy at new Mexico compound

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    He says 35-year-old Jany Leveille, 38-year-old Hujrah Wahhaj and 35-year-old Subhannah Wahha were arrested without incident in the town of Taos and booked into jail. In addition to the 11 counts of child abuse faced by all the adults, Morten was charged with harboring a fugitive. Jerry Hogrefe, the Taos County sheriff, said that the boy's body lay near the compound.
  • Osinbajo meets acting DSS boss Mathew Seiyefa

    Osinbajo meets acting DSS boss Mathew Seiyefa

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    The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris is also in the closed-door meeting. Said: "The Nigeria Police Force wishes to categorically state that its personnel was not involved in any way whatsoever in the blockade of the National Assembly in the early hours of today, 7th August, 2018".
  • Cop hit by flying beer bottle at nail salon protest

    Cop hit by flying beer bottle at nail salon protest

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    They then turn to another shopper who is helping her granddaughter escape the clutches of the staff members and start beating her in the back. Activist Jasmine Johnson , who posted video and photos of the protest to Facebook, said one of the employees threw acetone , which is used in nail polish remover, at the women.
  • OH race too close to call but Trump claims victory

    OH race too close to call but Trump claims victory

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    Troy Balderson , Republican candidate for Ohio's 12th Congressional District, greets a crowd of supporters during an election night party. Ohio Republicans argued that the race should be taken as a warning, but not a reason to panic. It's a bellwether, one the Democrats see as a sign of a blue wave if they win or come very close. Democrat Danny O'Connor speaks during an election night party.