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Missing teens may be connected to murdered tourists: RCMP

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He was described as Caucasian with darker skin and dark hair, possibly with a beard or glasses and standing around 6 feet 2 inches. - The truck was last seen being driven Thursday, July 18 in Dease Lake, B.C., by Kam McLeod , 19, and Bryer Schmegelsky , 18, both from Port Alberni, B.C. Read More »

Singapore Seizes Record 8.8 Tonnes Of Elephant Ivory

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The ivory, worth more than $12.9 million, was packed into 132 bags and estimated to have come from almost 300 African elephants, according to a joint statement by the country's National Parks Board , Customs and the Immigration & Checkpoints Authority. Read More »

Tropical depression forms offshore from South Florida

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Forecasters with the National Hurricane Center said Monday at 5 p.m. that Tropical Depression Three, near Andros Island, had just formed. Time is an issue here, according to national storm experts. Since then storms dramatically increased in association with a small area of low pressure near the Bahamas. Even if Chantal doesn't mature, the Southeast United States will see widespread rainfall and thunderstorms on Tuesday as the low-pressure system moves through the region, the National ... Read More »

Seven Tories expected to quit if Johnson is named PM

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The EU said a no-deal Brexit would be a tragedy for both parties but again said the withdrawal deal was not up for negotiation. Johnson resoundingly defeated rival Jeremy Hunt, winning two thirds of the votes in a ballot of about 160,000 Conservative members. Read More »

Caracas, other parts of Venezuela hit by massive power cut

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The report added that Caracas had blamed the blackout on an electromagnetic attack , without mentioning the state of disrepair of Venezuela's energy infrastructure. According to the minister, the Venezuelan authorities have launched special protocols that will allow them to restore power supply soon. On Monday, a source in the Venezuelan government told Sputnik that the blackout hit all parts of the country. Read More »

Researchers identify new species of pocket shark that glows in deep ocean

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A tiny shark that secretes glow-in-the-dark fluid to hide itself and catch prey has been identified as a new species. That luxury applies to a certain species of shark, too, apparently. Core differences included less vertebrae and many light-producing photophores that cover a lot of body areas. Scientists have discovered a tiny glow-in-the-dark pocket shark. Read More »

Over 1300 firefighters battling wildfires in Portugal

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The fires broke out Saturday across three fronts in the district of Castelo Branco, 200 kilometers (about 125 miles) northeast of Lisbon , the capital, Portugal's Civil Protection Agency said. Villagers, as well as authorities in Macao and Vila de Rei, areas in the heart of the fire zone, said there were not enough firefighters and resources to combat the flames. Read More »

Schumer told Al Franken to resign in creepy bedside chat

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She said Monday: "Who is being held accountable for Al Franken's decision to resign?" "I asked him for due process and he said no". My only decision was whether or not I chose to remain silent. Amy Klobuchar just won a six-year term in 2018. However, others defended Gillibrand's actions, calling out those criticizing the senator for speaking up for victims of sexual harassment. Read More »

Five wounded as Syria rocket hits Turkey border town

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Turkey began taking delivery of parts of the S-400 earlier of this month despite strong objections from the United States, which says the systems are incompatible with North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and pose a threat to the US -led F-35 fighter jet program. Read More »

United Nations nuclear watchdog chief Yukiya Amano dies, 72

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His third term had originally been due to expire in November 2021. Amano reportedly passed away on Thursday, although his family informed the IAEA late on Sunday "with the specific request not to disclose it until the family funeral had taken place on 22 July in a quiet atmosphere". Read More »

Van autorying $200m worth of ice crashes into parked police vehicle

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We here at PEDESTRIAN.TV have never crashed a meth van, much less knowingly operated a meth van, but we're fairly sure the above rule is the first commandment of successfully transporting illicit drugs. "During the search, police located moving boxes, which contained multiple bags of a crystalline substance, with presumptive testing returning a positive indicator for methylamphetamine". Read More »

Minister’s parting bid to derail ‘ramshackle’ Boris Johnson

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The voting closes Monday in the contest to become Britain's next prime minister, with Boris Johnson expected to be confirmed as the victor charged with delivering Brexit . Former Labour Prime Minister Gordon Brown said Monday that a no-deal Brexit would be "an act of economic self-harm that runs wholly counter to the national interest". Read More »

Cacerolazo protests shape politics in Puerto Rico

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The demonstrators were joined by some of Puerto Rico's most famous singers, including Ricky Martin. "It's for the people that had to leave Puerto Rico also and continue to struggle out here". I'm aware of the dissatisfaction and discomfort they feel. On Sunday, hundreds of people gathered in front of the governor's residence, chanting slogans such as "They will not stop us" and holding signs that said "Ricky resign". Read More »

MI pageant victor ousted after tweets on Muslims, black people

Kathy Zhu , a University of MI student and vice president of the school's College Republicans, had her crown taken the day after it was placed on her head last week. Asked why she focused on Black-on-Black violence, Zhu said she was responding to a Twitter thread in which people were complaining about police using excessive force on African Americans. Read More »

Body of man missing for 10 years found behind supermarket fridge

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Police say his parents reported him missing November 28, 2009. "He left with no shoes, no socks, no keys, no vehicle", he said, adding that Murillo-Moncada was not scheduled to work at the time he arrived at the supermarket. With the freezer unit measuring over 3.5 metres high, he wouldn't have been easily able to climb out of the gap, and Sgt Brandon Danielson of the Council Bluffs Police Department explained that the units were also noisy enough to drown out any calls for help. Read More »

N. Korea Selects Some 28000 Deputies for Local Assemblies

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Trump's top diplomat has also expressed hope that the regime will take a different approach when they finally sit down again. "This is a simple task in the sense of Chairman Kim made a commitment". "Simply put, Trump's advisors seem to be quite content with North Korea playing hardball because it ensures that the USA doesn't have to take these negotiations too seriously". Read More »

Cong greets team ISRO on Chandrayaan-2 launch, lauds Nehru, Manmohan's role

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But years later even the USA space agency, NASA , acknowledged ISRO's finding. A technical glitch had forced India to abort its first attempt to launch the unmanned spacecraft last week. "After landing, the rover will get out and can communicate only with the lander, which (in turn) can communicate only with the orbiter, which will send communication to a deep space network in Bangalore", said Prof Lele. Read More »

U.S. set to speed up deportations with sweeping new rule

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President Donald Trump has struggled to stem an increase of mostly Central American families arriving at the US-Mexico border, leading to overcrowded detention facilities and a political battle over a growing humanitarian crisis . A 2017 report by the San Francisco-based Immigrant Legal Resource Center estimated roughly 328,000 undocumented immigrants would be subject to expedited removal under the parameters put forth in the broad expansion Monday. Read More »

South Korea: We fired warning shot at Russian aircraft in our airspace

Tuesday's incident marks the first time that a Russian military plane has violated South Korea's airspace. Before their joint flights with the Russian planes, the Chinese planes entered South Korea's air defence identification zone off its southwest coast earlier Tuesday, according to the South Korean official. Read More »

Donald Trump Announces 'Real Compromise' Budget Deal with Nancy Pelosi

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But they never took full effect and now they probably never will. Lawmakers in both parties, concerned about the effect on domestic and defense programs, have reversed them in every budget deal reached since 2013. But virtually all of those proposals appear to have been rejected. Due to budgeting gimmicks, such as accounting for cuts in future years, Congress can say it plans to make spending cuts in the future for the spending increases now. Read More »

Britain's beaming Prince George celebrates sixth birthday

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A second photograph shows George wearing the same shirt, smiling gleefully at the camera. Gone are some of the fustier outfits in which he has been pictured in the past on other landmark occasions. He was born at St Mary's Hospital in London in the private Lindo Wing where his siblings, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis were also born. "It was quite a shock to William when he was a boy to discover his future was mapped out as king, and I'm not sure he has ever fully come to terms ... Read More »

Wall Street Warms Up to Warren, Who Sees A Crash Coming

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The median down payment for first-time home buyers was just 3 percent of the purchase price, she noted. Warren, who said she spent years leading up to the 2008 financial crisis warning Congress and regulators of the faulty loans that would eventually collapse, wrote a post on Medium Monday cautioning around another "coming economic crash". Read More »

Seagull Carries Off Pet Dog in British Seaside Town

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The 24-year-old pet owner told Devon Live that her 4-year-old pup was in her garden in Devon - a county in southwest England - when her partner witnessed a seagull swoop down and fly away with the small dog. Seagull expert Peter Rock, an ornithologist at the University of Bristol, said he warns owners of tiny dogs to not let them run around in the garden unattended. Read More »

China signs secret deal to use naval base in Cambodia

Cambodia's Prime Minister, Hun Sen , rubbished the report. It cited an early draft of the agreement, seen by United States officials, as saying China would be allowed to use the base for 30 years and post military personnel, store weapons and berth warships. Read More »

Cops search for two missing teens after tourist deaths in northern Canada

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Canadian police said late Sunday they were searching for two men whose burning vehicle was discovered on Friday about 30 miles (50 kilometers) south of Dease Lake. It took police about three days to title the bodies. She said the man was standing in the middle of the highway, while Mr Fowler and Ms Deese stood beside their van. Read More »

Explainer: What it would take for U.S. Congress to impeach Trump

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On March 22, Mueller submitted to the Department of Justice (DOJ) his 448-page report about the result of his investigation into Russian efforts to interfere in the 2016 United States presidential election, allegations of conspiracy or coordination between Trump's presidential campaign and Russia , and allegations of obstruction of justice. Read More »

Iran warns against USA destabilising acts in world

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The United States withdrew from the Iran nuclear deal, formally known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, and reimposed sanctions on the country in May 2018. "Trump thinks that Bolton is a key part of his negotiating strategy", said the same person who described Trump as "touchy" about Bolton. "Without the interference of the United States, the people of Venezuela know how to live together and how to get along with each other". Read More »

Huawei secretly helped North Korea build, maintain wireless network

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The leaked documents contain work orders, contracts , and detailed spreadsheets obtained from a database and confirmed by an anonymous former Huawei employee. Huawei was involved in "network integration" and "network assurance" services for the North Korean wireless network, according to the Post . A Huawei spokeswoman referred Business Insider to a statement provided to The Post that said Huawei "has no business presence" in North Korea. Read More »

Thousands rally in Moscow for free and fair local elections

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Sign-up now and enjoy one (1) week free access! Fellow opposition contender Dmitry Gudkov, who was also disqualified, accused the authorities of stealing not only people's money and votes but their very future. The Kremlin dismissed the opposition's complaints, but many Russians are furious at what they perceive as electoral interference. The opposition candidates said the signatures didn't match because the election committee has incorrect personal information in their database. Read More »

6 hurt in Australia juvenile prison riot

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The incident at the Frank Baxter Juvenile Justice Centre in Kariong, near Gosford, started around 9:00pm last night, when police responded to reports of an escape attempt. He called on the state government to stop "dragging their heels" and introduce segregated facilities. "It seems a very sudden and unprovoked incident", Police Superintendent Tony Joice said. Read More »

Trump crashes MAGA-themed wedding, prompting 'USA' chants

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The couple were engaged at the Trump National golf club in 2017 and returned to the venue for their wedding, hoping that the president might stop in at their wedding , Fox News reported. "I love it. I'll see if I can stop by". Keeping his word, the president made a second appearance later on in the wedding, as enthusiastic attendees broke into chants of "USA". Read More »