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Gardai Launch Murder Investigation Into Child's Death

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Gardaí say the results of the post mortem will determine the course of the investigation. Gardai in Cork have said they are now investigating all the circumstances of the death of a 2-year-old girl. Anyone with information is asked to contact Gardaí at Anglesea Street Station on 021 452 2000 or the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111. The local community in Cork has been rocked by this morning's events. Read More »

Tin Roof...Busted; Alleged Lufkin Ice Cream Licker Located

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Twitter user @GAYSHAWNMENDES posted a video of himself this week at what appears to be a CVS with the caption, "I love ice cream ". "They were both forthcoming with what occurred and admitted to the act". Repost yourself doing this. That same day, police claimed to have identified the woman in the video after "detectives had obtained surveillance video placing a woman matching the suspect description in the Lufkin store on June 28 around 11 p.m". Read More »

Turkey's central bank chief fired as recession hits economy

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No official reason was given for the sacking, but markets have speculated over recent weeks that Cetinkaya may be pushed out by the government because of his reluctance to cut rates. Turkey expects the delivery of the Russian S-400s this month despite Washington suspending Ankara's participation in the US-made F-35 fighter jet programme and warning of more sanctions to come. Read More »

Biden apologises over comments about segregationists World News

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Although he initially refused to apologize for his comments, Biden said he was sorry during a speech in South Carolina Saturday. BIDEN: I was prepared for them to come after me, but I wasn't prepared for the person coming at me the way she came at - she knew Beau, she knows me. Read More »

Johnson was kept in the dark by Downing Street over intelligence

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Johnson first visited the headquarters of MI6, the government's foreign intelligence service, as foreign secretary three months after his appointment when he was shown around by its chief Alex Younger. "It's a matter of fact that it was the prime minister's own decision to appoint Boris Johnson as foreign secretary in the full knowledge of the responsibilities that job involves". Read More »

Sudan rebels criticize protesters' deal with the army

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They also agreed to form an independent technocratic government and to launch a transparent, independent investigation into violent events in recent weeks. Negotiations resumed earlier this week, after tens of thousands of demonstrators flooded the streets of Sudan's main cities over the weekend, in the biggest show of numbers since the razing of the protesters' sit-in camp. Read More »

Hong Kong students reject talks with city leader

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They include the complete withdrawal of the controversial bill which would enable fugitive transfers to the mainland , as well as for charges against protesters to be dropped. Hong Kong has maintained its prosperity and stability, and its global influence and competitiveness have greatly improved, the official said. Lam, who was appointed as Hong Kong's leader by a committee dominated by pro-Beijing elites, suspended the legislation indefinitely after a huge protest march on June 9 and then ... Read More »

Intra-Afghan dialogue - end of war more likely than ever

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The appointment previous year of Zalmay Khalilzad as a United States special peace envoy began the accelerated effort to find a negotiated end to Afghanistan's war and America's longest military engagement. The Taliban have regularly interacted with Afghan opposition politicians, civil society representatives and tribal elders to discuss a future governance system in the country if it eventually strikes a peace deal with the U.S. Read More »

Trump blasts Joe Biden: 'Some things are just not salvageable'

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The gaffe-prone Biden's polling advantage has crumbled in the week since Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) looks on during the second night of the first Democratic presidential debate in Miami, Florida, on June 27, 2019. Biden told the openly anti-Trump outlet. "I've been accused of being too aggressive". "He's the bully that I've always stood up to". Biden's answer was in response to skepticism from Cuomo over whether the candidate was ready to go head-to-head with Trump, following Harris' public ... Read More »

Rival rallies held on Venezuela's independence day

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Guaido took the opportunity to tear into Maduro's government, holding an Independence Day rally in which he instructed supporters to march on military counterintelligence headquarters - the site of Acosta's alleged torture. According to the Venezuelan President, there is enough space for all within Venezuela. "There is no longer any valid euphemism to characterize this regime, other than dictatorship". Read More »

Trump administration continues push for citizenship question

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Axios reports that one option under consideration in the White House is to have Trump issue an executive order to have the question added. The judge then held a call with lawyers in the case after Trump's Wednesday announcement. The American Civil Liberties Union responded in a statement, saying it would challenge any further attempts to include a citizenship question. "If the president of the United States were to issue an executive order, supported by his full Article II powers, ... Read More »

Conservative members sent more than one ballot in leadership vote

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In most elections, voting a few times would be illegal, but the leadership contest is only governed by the Conservative Party's internal rules. Voting has already begun in the contest with frontrunner Boris Johnson expected to take a landslide victory with up to 74 per cent of the vote. Read More »

German rescue ship heading to Italian port with 65 migrants onboard

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Everyone was forced to remain onboard after a two-day wait with the rescued migrants and asylum-seekers on the small sailboat's deck. Italy last month introduced new rules effectively closing the nation's ports to rescue ships, threatening transgressors with fines of up to 50,000 euros and the impounding of their vessels. Read More »

Billionaire Financier Jeffrey Epstein Arrested For Allegedly Trafficking Minors

Epstein, whose friends included Donald Trump before he became president, former President Bill Clinton and Great Britain's Prince Andrew, was arrested in the NY area and charged by a federal prosecutor, according to reports Saturday. He reportedly used human-trafficking recruiters to coerce young girls into his orbit, only to perform sex acts with them, along with many of his Palm Beach and island guests. Read More »

‘Multiple patients’ reported following gas explosion at South Florida shopping center

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Horrific images of the blast's damage have been circulating on social media, showing windows blown out and debris strewn across the LA Fitness' vehicle park. "We thought it was a auto or a bombing because everything (the building across the street) disappeared". Officials said they had found several people injured in and near an LA Fitness gym in the shopping center, but had not found anyone trapped. Read More »

First Alert Forecast: Afternoon Storms Likely Through The Weekend

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Mostly cloudy skies with scattered afternoon storms both today and Sunday as a stationary front remains positioned across southern and western Kansas. High: 87. Wind: NE 5-10. Low: 72. It is already a muggy start around central IN with temperatures IN the lower to mid-70s, which are near dew points. Read More »

Google suspends New Zealand 'trending' emails after suspect's name released

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Google's problem with the Trends alert system happened last December when the automated alert system named the man accused of killing 22-year-old Grace Millane. "Google's contempt for New Zealand law, and for Grace Millane's family is unacceptable, and I will now be considering my options", he said. "In the end, Google is effectively acting as a publisher and publishing material that is under suppression orders in New Zealand, and they can not and should not be allowed to get away with that". Read More »

Rule of law in Venezuela eroded

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Mr Maduro , whose main backers also include Russian Federation and China, has accused the United States of leading an imperialist economic war against oil-rich Venezuela . Venezuela's President, Nicolas Maduro has had his leadership challenged by the leader of the country's national assembly, Juan Guaido who sees Maduro's tenure as president as illegitimate, following a botched election a year ago which many opposition parties boycotted. Read More »

Circus tigers turn on trainer, maul him to death

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Weber suffered serious injuries, including severe trauma to the spine. He had been training the tigers at about 19:00 local time (17:00 GMT) for a show called Animal Park, which was based on travelling around the world and seeing different animals. Read More »

Body Of Missing SoCal Woman Mackenzie Lueck Found In Utah Canyon

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Brown said Lueck's body was recovered from Logan Canyon on Wednesday. Police said she took a Lyft from the airport to a park north of Salt Lake City where she met someone at about 3am. It's unclear how the pair knew each other. Authorities did not take questions at a Friday news conference or provide other details about the case. Read More »

UK Far-Right Activist Tommy Robinson Convicted in Contempt-Of-Court Case

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The Court of Appeal, however, ordered a rehearing and Attorney General Geoffrey Cox, the government's chief legal adviser, chose to start contempt proceedings against him. He said: "Mr Yaxley-Lennon did find the Huddersfield Examiner online and he took a punt that because the names and the charges had been out there earlier, he took a punt on being able to get away with mentioning them to give necessary context to the people he was filming". Read More »

As Rahul Gandhi resigns, India’s founding dynasty nears an end

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Under Congress' constitution, the senior-most general secretary of the party would take over as interim president, which now would put Motilal Vora, 90, in the top job. A day after he quit as Congress President, Rahul Gandhi on Thursday vowed to continue fighting "10 times more" than what he did in the past years. It is the first resignation by any General Secretary after Gandhi's resignation. Read More »

Plantation explosion: Injuries reported at Florida shopping complex

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A major avenue running past the mall was shut down. A major explosion rocked the Fountains shopping center in Plantation, Florida , blowing out windows inside an LA Fitness business. Videos shared online also showed injured people being evacuated from the building. "Avoid the area of University Drive and Peter's Road". Debris is strewn all over a auto park in another shocking clip. Read More »

Biden says he was surprised by Harris attack at Democrats´ debate

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Kamala Harris raised roughly $12 million in the past three months, her presidential campaign said Friday, almost a quarter of which she took in after confronting former Vice President Joe Biden during the first Democratic debate. "They did not support it". I don't think he's a racist, personally. Harris went after Biden on his civil rights record during the debate, in a move that defined the night and propelled the California senator in the polls. Read More »

2020 census: Trump administration still seeking grounds for 'citizen' question

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By some estimates, up to 4 million people might be deterred from taking part. But on Wednesday, government lawyers announced they were mounting a last-ditch effort to try to include the citizenship question. But the department says it's unclear how that will happen. The group said the administration had successfully received an expedited hearing by arguing the census questionnaire had to be finalised by June 30. Read More »

Police working to identify viral Blue Bell ice cream licker, camera man

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Texas police on Wednesday said that they had identified her after detectives "obtained surveillance video placing a woman matching the suspect description in the Lufkin store on June 28 around 11 p.m". The teenager will not be charged with tampering with a consumer product, they added. Police will charge the woman with a second degree felony once her identity has been verified. Read More »

'A disgrace': Melania Trump statue unveiled in her Slovenian hometown divides residents

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The sculpture was carved into a tree using a chainsaw and depicts Melania in a blue dress raising her left hand in a waving gesture, emulating a pose she struck at her husband's 2017 inauguration. Downey told Reuters news agency he wanted to "have a dialogue" with the United States political situation. As visitors search for an insight into Mrs Trump's early years, residents have brought out ranges of Melania-branded merchandise including slippers, cake, and Trump-like burgers with fly-away ... Read More »

USA accused of being 'hell-bent' on hostility

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The commentary comes factual days after the leaders of the 2 nations held a historic assembly. Three days after the US and North Korean leaders held a historic third meeting, North Korea's U.N. "All U.N. member states will have to keep vigilance against deliberate attempts by the United States to undermine the peaceful atmosphere that has been created on the Korean Peninsula in no easy way", the North Korean statement said. Read More »

Only Republican to accuse Trump of impeachable acts is leaving the GOP

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He ended his op-ed with a call for others to join him in rejecting partisan loyalties. "If we continue to take America for granted, we will lose it", he wrote . Jim Lower , who is one of four Republican candidates running in Michigan's 3rd District, said Thursday's decision seemed like the direction Amash was heading in. Read More »

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau: Trump Spoke to China About Detained Canadians

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Since the arrest, relations between Canada and China have deteriorated, with Beijing also inflicting economic pain by restricting canola, pork and beef exports. Trudeau, who has called the detention of the Canadians arbitrary, has tried to secure their release by encouraging Canada's allies to tell Beijing it needs to follow the rule of law and other global standards. Read More »

Hong Kong Mothers March in Support of Student Protesters

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On Friday (5 July), former editor of The Straits Times (ST) Leslie Fong wrote an opinion piece regarding the 1 July protest in Hong Kong that saw a group of protesters stormed into LegCo and destroyed the Hong Kong emblem, ruined portraits of political leaders and destroyed furniture. Read More »

Marshae Jones' Legal Team Wants Charges Dropped After Shooting, Miscarriage | Crime Time

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Marshae Jones , 27, was shot in the abdomen in December during a fight with another woman, resulting in the death of her five-month-old fetus. "I am hereby dismissing this case, and no further legal action will be taken against Mrs. The case, which caused global headlines, ignited a debate about fetal homicide laws, which recognize a fetus as a potential victim in crimes against women. Read More »