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Barack Obama and Michelle help Malia move into Harvard

Barack Obama and Michelle help Malia move into Harvard

Malia Obama's arrival on the Harvard University campus on Tuesday (22Aug17) caused a stir among students on social media. Following a gap year , the 19-year-old was spotted moving into the campu...

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Venezuela's Maduro asks for Pope's help against United States invasion threat

Venezuela's Maduro asks for Pope's help against United States invasion threat

The U.S.in recent weeks has slapped a raft of sanctions on Venezuelan officials, including Maduro, as the socialist government has moved to consolidate power amid months of bloody protests and a cripp...

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Trump targets Jeff Flake during Phoenix rally

Trump targets Jeff Flake during Phoenix rally

Ward added that she expects to see a large crowd to welcome the president. "But no matter what President Trump said, when he said it, how he said it, it was never going to be enough for the Left, for ...

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Trump Administration Unveils Sanctions To Curb North Korea's Weapons Program

Trump Administration Unveils Sanctions To Curb North Korea's Weapons Program

Mnuchin said the sanctions will help to isolate North Korea from the finances necessary to further their nuclear program. The United States has imposed sanctions on a dozen Russian and Chinese compa...

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LSU 13th in preseason AP poll

LSU 13th in preseason AP poll

Wisconsin, 10, Oklahoma State , 11. Head coach Mark Richt led Miami to the program's first bowl victory in 10 seasons during his first year on the Canes sideline. - No. 8 Washington has its be...

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Trump watches eclipse from White House

In the aftermath of the event, many were even more disturbed when President Donald Trump refused to denounce white supremacy. One question in the poll asked respondents, "Do you yourself think it'...

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Alex Wood Facing Another DL Stint With Shoulder Issue

Alex Wood Facing Another DL Stint With Shoulder Issue

D'backs 7, Mets 4 • J.D. Martinez hit an early three-run homer, Patrick Corbin pitched eight smooth innings to win his third straight stingy start and Arizona won in NY. RHP Brandon McCarthy (finger b...

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Egypt criticises United States decision to withhold military aid

Egypt criticises United States decision to withhold military aid

A foreign ministry official told Reuters the meeting had been cancelled but did not give a reason. Two sources told Reuters on Tuesday that the withholdings include an initial $95.7 million an...

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As Phoenix rally nears, President Trump keeps

As Phoenix rally nears, President Trump keeps "America's toughest sheriff" in suspense

But Trump kept to his schedule. At a rally in Phoenix , President Donald Trump went into campaign mode in front of a cheering audience as he blasted the media for criticizing his response to th...

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Trump hits out at media over reporting of Charlottesville

Trump hits out at media over reporting of Charlottesville

Then police fired flash bang grenades and pepper balls at the crowd. After the protests concluded and the night was peaceful again, Phoenix Police Chief Jeri Williams said four people had been a...

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US Sanctions Russian and Chinese Companies over DPRK Relations

US Sanctions Russian and Chinese Companies over DPRK Relations

Treasury Department. "It is unacceptable for individuals and companies in China, Russia and elsewhere to enable North Korea to generate income used to develop weapons of mass destruction and destabi...

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White Sox add RHP Fulmer to start vs

White Sox add RHP Fulmer to start vs

Slugger Jose Abreu went deep in the White Sox's win in the opener and has hit six homers in his last 10 games to become first player in franchise history with 25 or more shots in each of his first f...

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Columbus Circle Monument in NY Could Be in Line for Removal

Columbus Circle Monument in NY Could Be in Line for Removal

The statue of Christopher Columbus in the middle of Columbus Circle is now at the center of controversy. The celebration of Columbus' exploits in the Americas has always been criticized by those w...

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Police search for teen in deadly stabbing

Police search for teen in deadly stabbing

McCabe said it is "obvious the body was struck by a passing train". They also say the located the suspect's vehicle in the Village of Holly, which is the neighboring town next to Springfield Townsh...

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Qatar slams Saudi pilgrim plan as hajj row escalates

Qatar slams Saudi pilgrim plan as hajj row escalates

Saudi Arabia closed its border on June 5 to Qatar as part of the diplomatic crisis, but said it would reopen it for pilgrims. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reported that two pilgrims from Nasaraw...

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Theresa May : Britain hints at European Union court ties even after Brexit

Theresa May : Britain hints at European Union court ties even after Brexit

Brexit will end "direct" jurisdiction of the European courts in Britain, the government will tomorrow confirm - as business groups highlight the need for some form of legal cooperation to continue. "...

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Injured As Car Hits Pedestrians in Dublin

Injured As Car Hits Pedestrians in Dublin

Senior sources confirmed the incident is not terror-related. Six people have been hospitalised after a number of pedestrians were hit by a auto in Dublin city centre. Gardaí and emergency services r...

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Italian boy credited with helping save brother after quake

Italian boy credited with helping save brother after quake

Firefighters and rescuers pull out a boy, Mattias, from the collapsed building in Casamicciola, on the island of Ischia , near Naples, Italy , a day after a 4.0-magnitude quake hit the Italian resort ...

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Netanyahu warns of Iran's attempts to establish foothold in Syria

Netanyahu warns of Iran's attempts to establish foothold in Syria

THE TIES between Russian President Vladimir Putin (left) and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu have been characterized as straightforward, open and built on personal trust. Israeli leaders have consis...

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Sensitise police on Blue Whale, MHA tells states

Sensitise police on Blue Whale, MHA tells states

The Delhi High Court sought the response of Facebook, Google and Yahoo on a plea to direct them to take down the links of Blue Whale challenge, an internet-based suicide game that has been alleg...

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Iraqi military forces enter in IS-held Tal Afar

Iraqi military forces enter in IS-held Tal Afar

Gen. Stephen Townsend, the top USA general in Iraq, said in Baghdad. "As we get into the urban areas — as we saw in Mosul and Raqqa — that's where we'll see the pace slow down, that's where (IS) hav...

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Teenage boy detained for dancing to the Macarena in Saudi Arabia

Teenage boy detained for dancing to the Macarena in Saudi Arabia

He's become a viral phenomenon, his video getting shared across many platforms. The teenager is being questioned after being accused of "improper public behavior" in Jeddah, a statement said. The ve...

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Army did not let me down: Colonel Purohit

Army did not let me down: Colonel Purohit

The Supreme Court reserved its verdict on a plea of Lieutenant Colonel Shrikant Prasad Purohit seeking interim bail. The court said "we set aside order of Bombay High court " while granting conditi...

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Imam planned to blow himself up at Barcelona monument, judge told

Imam planned to blow himself up at Barcelona monument, judge told

But one man got away, and managed to slash a woman who later died of her wounds, before he was also shot dead . People stand next to candles and flowers placed on the ground, Tuesday, Aug. He is al...

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USA defector to North Korea dies, aged 74

USA defector to North Korea dies, aged 74

North Korea, the most secretive nation on earth, was dour, inhospitable and still in ruins a decade after the war. The exact date of Dresnok's death was not confirmed. "I was finished. There's only ...

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New S Korean Top Military Official Vows to Retaliate Against Pyongyangs Attacks

New S Korean Top Military Official Vows to Retaliate Against Pyongyangs Attacks

The North responded by threatening to fire missiles towards the U.S. Pacific island territory of Guam. Olli Heinonen, a former deputy director-general at the United Nations nuclear agency, said an...

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White House rules out Trump pardon of Sheriff Joe Arpaio at rally

White House rules out Trump pardon of Sheriff Joe Arpaio at rally

Vice President Mike Pence will also be at the event , according to NBC News . Lines started out just along the west side of the convention center and then it wrapped around the south side. A poll ...

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Ghana's Twumasi scores brace as Astana bow to Celtic

Ghana's Twumasi scores brace as Astana bow to Celtic

Leading 5-0 from the first leg, the Parkhead side were 4-1 down with 20 minutes to play as Astana placed a makeshift defence under siege. Two minutes into the second half, Serikzhan Muzhikov doubl...

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Trump says Lindsey Graham 'lied' about Trump's Charlottesville comments. Did he?

Trump says Lindsey Graham 'lied' about Trump's Charlottesville comments. Did he?

Lee and Stonewall Jackson with statues and memorials, and much more darkly in the formation of the Ku Klux Klan . Trump's only defense is that his goal in making the remarks was not to commen...

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Morrissey announces new album,

Morrissey announces new album, "Low in High-School"

Titled Low In High School , the new record will be unveiled on November 17. Korda Marshall, the Executive Vice President of BMG , said of the signing: "There are not many artists around today that...

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Third Trump council falls after Charlottesville controversy

Third Trump council falls after Charlottesville controversy

Trump signed an executive order to start setting up the council last month. He has made updating U.S. roads, bridges and airports a key part of his legislative agenda. Lee. The decision to drop ...

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Secret Service: Donald Trump Not Its Only Problem

Secret Service: Donald Trump Not Its Only Problem

According to USA TODAY , Trump has spent almost every weekend since being elected president at his own Trump properties in Florida, New Jersey, and Virginia. The Trump administration has 42 people un...

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Typhoon Hato wreaks havoc in Hong Kong

Typhoon Hato wreaks havoc in Hong Kong

It's the first T10 typhoon - the worst category - since 2012 and it's brought a lot of rain and heavy winds to Hong Kong. It is now moving on a west-northwest path at about 25 kilometers per hour towa...

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US Congressional delegation calls for oil and gas blockade on N. Korea

The U.S. Treasury designated six Chinese-owned entities, one Russian, one North Korean and two based in Singapore. The latest steps stopped short of targeting Chinese financial institutions dealing ...

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Navy to remove Seventh Fleet commander after series of collisions at sea

Navy to remove Seventh Fleet commander after series of collisions at sea

U.S. Pacific Fleet Commander Adm. Scott Swift told a news conference Tuesday that each of the incidents was "unique", but added that "they can not be viewed in isolation". Navy sailors were killed w...

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Trump watches solar eclipse from White House balcony

Trump watches solar eclipse from White House balcony

In the live official White House video shared to YouTube, an aide could be heard yelling, "Don't look!" around the time Trump appeared to point and look upward twice. Earlier on Monday, First Daught...

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Boston hopes to keep peace at 'Free Speech Rally'

Boston hopes to keep peace at 'Free Speech Rally'

Boston's Democratic mayor, Marty Walsh , and Massachusetts' Republican governor, Charlie Baker, both warned that extremist unrest wouldn't be tolerated in this city famed as a cradle of American li...

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Anti-Trump Site Host Crowdsources DOJ Warrant Legal Fees

Anti-Trump Site Host Crowdsources DOJ Warrant Legal Fees

In its reply to the court, the Justice Department modified its request to leave out information that it claims it didn't know DreamHost had to begin with, namely the 1.3 million IP addresses in qu...

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NC team notches flawless game in Little League World Series

NC team notches flawless game in Little League World Series

Chase Anderson, Matthew Matthijs and Carson Hardee set down all 18 batters they faced as they completed the first flawless game at the LLWS in Williamsport since 2008, when Jesus Sauceda of Mexico was...

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Simon Property settles antitrust investigation over 'anti-competitive' retail leases

Simon Property settles antitrust investigation over 'anti-competitive' retail leases

Simon Property Group has agreed to a settlement with the office of New York State Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman that will have it loosening its stranglehold on the outlet business in Metropol...

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