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Video captures moments beforeRecently released video shows the final moments of the doomed plane that crashed in Dallas last month, killing all 10 people on board, including two teenagers and their parents. Closed-circuit cameras... outside the Addison Airport captured the private twin-engine Beechcraft aircraft taking off the morning of June 30 in clear, blue sky. But the plane...
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Three men to face trial for their alleged involvement in the murder of investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia.
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Watch Kris Kobach Say He Might"I'd have to know who was running against him," Kobach said.
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Former Justice John Paul Stevens, a Republican appointee to the U.S. Supreme Court who later became an outspoken leader of the liberal wing as the court moved to the right, died on Tuesday at age 99.
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Attorney says Jeffrey EpsteinWhile he was serving his 13-month sentence in a Florida jail, financier Jeffrey Epstein continued to sexually abuse at least one of his victims, attorney Brad Edwards alleged during a press conference... Tuesday. Epstein was accused of molesting dozens of girls in the mid-2000s, but as part of a lenient plea agreement, was able to plead guilty to state charges of procuring and soliciting prostitution. During his 13-month sentence, Epstein left the jail six days a week to go to work, and Edwards claims he had "female visitors," including some who were under 21. "All I can say is more than one person that visited him, they believed they were going there for something other than a sexual purpose," he said. "Once there, he turned his perfect master manipulation to turn the situation into...
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British tourist 'may neverA British tourist faces being paralyzed for life after he broke his neck on a water slide in Spain. David Briffaut, 23, snapped two vertebrae in his neck in a freak accident after sliding head-first... down the 'Splash' ride on a board into the water. The golf-green keeper was in intensive care last night after...
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The US president takes a softer line against the deal, saying Ankara was forced into the move by his predecessor Obama.
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Former Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa said Tuesday his country was aware that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was interfering in the 2016 US presidential election from the safety of Ecuador's... embassy in London, where he lived under political asylum until this year.
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House Democrat introducesThe move was over the opposition of Democratic leaders.
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Trucker fatally struck highwayA Minnesota truck driver allegedly sped through a construction zone and fatally struck a highway worker -- with authorities claiming that he was distracted by his cellphone, which was playing videos... from Pornhub. “It appears, based on the investigation, that he was watching pornography at the time of [impact],” said Chuck Laszewski, spokesman for the...
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Here Are the Republicans WhoOnly four Republicans broke with their party to vote against President Trump. They were joined by Representative Justin Amash, who recently left the party to become an independent.
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Royal Caribbean cruise shipA Royal Caribbean International cruise ship reportedly skipped a scheduled stop in Puerto Rico Tuesday amid violent protests against the governor in the commonwealth’s capital. “In light of... current unrest in San Juan, Puerto Rico, we have canceled today's call to San Juan,” Owen Torres, spokesman for Royal Caribbean told USA TODAY. “We continue to...
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MS-13 gang members cut out rival's heart

Sky News - 17 Jul 2019 03:43
Members and associates of the notorious MS-13 gang in southern California have been charged with seven murders, including one in which a rival gang member his heart cut out.
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(Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump's administration plans to divert more than $40 million in humanitarian aid for Central America to support the U.S.-backed opposition in Venezuela, according to... an internal document obtained by Reuters on Tuesday The post Trump administration plans to divert $40 million in aid to Venezuela’s opposition appeared first on Firstpost.
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China: Muslim-Majority States Whitewash Abuses

Human Rights Watch - 17 Jul 2019 12:00
Expand Secretary General of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), Yousef bin Ahmed al-Othaimeen (C), and Saudi Arabia's Foreign Minister Ibrahim Al-Assaf (R) talk before a photo during a... meeting of Islamic and Arab foreign ministers in Jeddah on May 30, 2019. © 2019 BANDAR ALDANDANI/AFP/Getty Images (New York) - More than a dozen member countries of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) signed a statement supporting China's policies in Xinjiang that ignored widespread repression of the region's Muslims, Human Rights Watch said today. The Chinese government-promoted letter was in response to a joint statement by 22 countries at the United Nations Human Rights Council last week expressing concern at massive rights violations in Xinjiang and urging unfettered access by...
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Elon Musk's Company Takes BabyNeuralink, a San Francisco company funded by Mr. Musk, says it has created a device that could one day wire data links directly to the brain.
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Synchronized swimmers from around the world compete in various swimming events at the 2019 FINA World Championships in South Korea.       
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Parents brought to Australia on a new reunion visa can be deported if they fail to tell the Government they changed their email addresses, user name or online profile.
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Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens, who was nominated by President Ford in 1975 who later became a leading liberal voice, has died. He was 99.
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Is 'The Big One'Multiple earthquakes rattled California on Tuesday, but theU.S. Geographical Survey quelled fears of "The Big One."       
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Iran Rejects Pompeo'sThe misunderstanding seemed to underscore the White House's eagerness to turn weeks of confrontation with Iran into a negotiating opportunity -- and a reminder of how hard that will be to accomplish.
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The family of Eric Garner vows to continue their fight for justice after federal prosecutors decided not to charge a New York City police officer involved in his death. Garner died five years ago... during an arrest for allegedly selling illegal cigarettes in Staten Island. Police officers knocked him to the ground and put him in a choke hold. His death ignited demonstrations worldwide. Eric Garner's mother, Gwen Carr joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss why Mayor Bill de Blasio needs to "step up" and take action against the officer involved in her son's death.
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A Turkish diplomat has been shot dead at restaurant in Iraqi Kurdish city of Irbil, security sources tell the BBC.
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Coetzee takes over from Teichmann as Sharks CEO

SA Breaking News - 17 Jul 2019 14:54
The Sharks have confirmed that Eduard Coetzee has been named as their new CEO, taking over from former Springbok captain Gary Teichmann. Teichmann was in the role for three years and was praised by... Stephen Saad, the chairperson of the Sharks Board of Directors, for bringing ‘stability’ to the union. “Gary came in at a […] The post Coetzee takes over from Teichmann as Sharks CEO appeared first on SA Breaking News.
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At least 12 bodies have been recovered after a three-story "substandard building," collapsed in central Nigeria, rescue officials told CNN.
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