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Mexico exploring legal action against the U.S. following El Paso shooting

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It is also "asking respectfully but firmly that they [the Trump administration] take a clear, strong position against hate crimes". "The president has instructed me to ensure that Mexico's indignation translates into efficient, prompt, expeditious, and forceful legal actions for Mexico to take a role and demand that conditions are established that protect..." The United States and most Latin American countries and Western democracies have called for Maduro to step down and have recognized ... Read More »

We'll develop new nuclear missiles if you do

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Russian Federation said on Monday it would take measures to defend itself if the United States stationed missiles in Asia following the collapse of a landmark arms control treaty and that it expected Japan to deploy a new US missile launch system. Read More »

Ohio GOP calls on conservative lawmaker to quit for comments

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While a number of politicians and members of the public are calling for common sense gun control and a condemnation of racism and misogyny after two shootings that appear to have been enacted by shooters who were racist and misogynistic, respectively, Republican Candice Keller would instead place the blame elsewhere. Read More »

Spokesman: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell fractured shoulder in fall at home

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On Sunday, a gunman killed nine people and injured 27 in downtown Dayton . A total of 29 people died in two shootings that occurred in El Paso, Texas , on Saturday and another in Dayton, Ohio, overnight. Following the shootings, McConnell called them "horrifying acts of violence". McConnell, 77, is running for a seventh term in the Senate in next year's election. Read More »

Cloudfare remove its 8Chan security after El Paso shooting

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The white supremacist manifesto being investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and purported to have been authored by El Paso alleged domestic terrorist Patrick Crusius, being charged with the slaughter of 20 people including children and elderly at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas , was uploaded to 8Chan right before the mass killing . Read More »

Brazil inmate disguises as daughter in escape bid

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Clauvino da Silva failed to get past guards after dressing as his 19-year-old daughter. According to authorities, da Silva donned a pink t-shirt, tight jeans, a long-haired wig, and an absolutely demonic latex face mask during his attempted caper. Read More »

Libyan Government Condemns Murzuq Bombing

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Haftar is backed by the United Arab Emirates and Egypt, while Prime Minister Fayez Al-Sarraj, who heads the internationally-recognized government in Tripoli , is backed by Turkey, one newspaper reported . Last month five doctors were also killed in a similar air strike on a hospital in the southern outskirts of Libya's capital Tripoli . Pro-Haftar media outlets said they were attacking Chadian mercenaries, which is how they refer to the Tebu ethnic group which opposes Gen Haftar. Read More »

Malaysian authorities expand search for missing London teen girl in jungle

Che Zakaria Bin Othman, the deputy police chief for Negeri Sembilan, the state the girl's family was visiting, said: "So far, there's no indication of foul play; however, the investigation is still ongoing". The Lucie Blackman Trust had earlier said it was informed that Ms Quoirin's family "are with police now". "Sadly it is also possible that Nora has been the victim of serious crime - we urge anyone with any information to come forward". Read More »

19 killed, 30 injured in Cairo explosion outside cancer institute

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The ministry spokesman, Khaled Megahed, said 47 people were injured, after earlier statements put the number at 30. The Interior Ministry said a vehicle driving against the traffic - for reasons that were not specified - had collided with up to three other cars late on Sunday, causing the explosion on the Nile-side street, the city's famous Corniche. Read More »

OH mass shooting leaves 9 people dead, including gunman

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As shots rang out on the streets of Dayton, Ohio , early Sunday morning, Kayla Miller was running for her life when she spotted victims who had been hit by the flying bullets. Police were nearby and responded by fatally shooting him. She said that the OR district was "one of the safest places in the whole region". "It's where everyone goes to hang out". Read More »

Ivanka Trump: White Supremacy 'Is an Evil That Must Be Destroyed'

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In the Texas border city of El Paso, a gunman opened fire Saturday morning in a shopping area packed with thousands of people during the busy back-to-school season. "This has been going on for years. and years in our country", he said. 'These are white men motivated by the kind of fear that this president traffics'. Read More »

Cloudflare cuts off 'cesspool of hate' 8chan after El Paso shooting

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The 21-year-old suspect behind the El Paso shooting, which left 20 people dead and dozens injured, is said to have used 8chan to distribute a manifesto supporting his actions. Any solution that doesn't look at where that hatred came from, and how it's being allowed to fester online, simply won't even begin to address the problem, as Cloudflare's CEO Matthew Prince admitted to Wired . Read More »

Sudanese factions agree plan to pave way for transitional government

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Protest leader Ahmed Rabie and the deputy head of the ruling military council General Mohamed Hamdan Daglo signed the declaration, an AFP correspondent said, at a ceremony attended by African Union and Ethiopian mediators. Representatives of both sides signed a constitutional document on Sunday that would establish a joint military and civilian council to rule for a little over three years until elections can be held. Read More »

Six-year-old boy critical after being thrown off London's Tate Modern

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Police said "there is nothing to suggest" the teen knew the younger boy. With the schools having broken up and holiday season begun, there are likely to have been thousands of visitors to the gallery on Sunday. "The boy's condition is critical; his family are being supported by police", the Met police said in a statement Sunday afternoon. BBC correspondent Jonny Dymond, who was also there, said visitors were "funnelled towards the main Turbine Hall and the exits were all closed". Read More »

African Union envoy: Sudanese finalize power-sharing deal

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The situation further escalated in early June when law enforcement officers violently dispersed a sit-in demonstration near the military headquarters in the capital city of Khartoum , killing dozens of civilians. He also said that measures will be taken against those responsible for Thursday's violence. The agreement followed another bout of protests in the East African country on Thursday, in which at least four people were killed. Read More »

Deadly vehicle explosion hits central Cairo: health ministry

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The Egyptian health official said that authorities were searching for other bodies that may have fallen into the Nile River, which is located beside the hospital. "Sixteen people were killed, 21 were injured [.] during an accident at the Cancer Institute", a spokesperson for the Egyptian Ministry Health said. Read More »

Greenland loses 12.5 billion tons of ice in a day

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While 82-percent of Greenland is covered in ice, almost 60-percent of the island's total ice sheet is showing signs of melting, a record high, the Danish Meteorological Institute tells The Associated Press . As per the reports, the melt has increased about half of the millimeter to sea levels. Wednesday was by far the biggest single-day melt-off of the year. Read More »

24yo Dayton shooter used Kalashnikov-type rifle to shoot dozens, 10 dead

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The FBI and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives are also on the scene investigating. We don't have that answer yet. "This will be long and tedious investigation". President Donald Trump has tweeted in response to the shootings in OH and Texas on Sunday, writing "God bless the people of El Paso Texas ". They separately ordered flags at half staff in all OH state buildings, federal government buildings, military installations and vessels, and facilities overseas through ... Read More »

Iran to further reduce commitments to nuclear deal: Zarif

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An intermediary had reached out to the Iranians on Paul's behalf three weeks before Zarif was due in NY for meetings at the United Nations. The diplomatic overture was made by Senator Rand Paul , the Kentucky Republican, during a meeting with Zarif in NY on July 15th, according to American and Iranian sources and a well-informed diplomat. Read More »

Instagram to be Renamed to 'Instagram from Facebook'

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In hindsight, that was a spectacular deal for Facebook as Instagram now has over 1 billion monthly active users and some estimate that it takes in $2 billion a month in advertising recenue. That separation is part of what helps some people feel comfortable using Instagram even if they deleted their Facebook account years ago. Fortunately, the apps will still be called WhatsApp and Instagram on your home screen, but on the app stores, the names will be followed by the " from ... Read More »

Pompeo makes a pitch for US-backed, private-led development

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It is crucial that the US' partners in the region, particularly ASEAN countries, stand together and stand firm against China's coercion, he said, adding that: "Without a stronger rebuke of its behaviour, China will continue to act with impunity in the South China Sea , to the detriment of our shared interests in advancing a truly free and open Indo-Pacific and upholding the rule of law". Read More »

Indonesian capital hit by massive 8-hour power outage

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Indonesia's sprawling capital and other parts of Java island were hit by a widespread power outage on Sunday that affected tens of millions of people. Outages also turned off some traffic lights, aggravating the capital's notorious congestion. Operations at Jakarta's worldwide airport remained normal using back-up generators, its operator said via Twitter. Read More »

Canada deploys divers in search for fugitive teen murder suspects

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No media will be allowed near the dive area or divers themselves, according to RCMP. RCMP said in an August 3 press release that the search would begin August 4 and that no further specific information about the deployment of the underwater recovery team to the area would be provided. Read More »

11 dead, three missing as boats capsize in Philippines

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This is after the passenger boat Jenny Vince washed ashore yesterday morning in Dumangas, Iloilo. Both incidents sent coast guard officials scrambling to search for victims in choppy seas. Six passengers - who have been rushed to different hospitals in this city - were also declared dead. The Office of Civil Defence said in an earlier report that 26 had died, five people remained missing, and 55 had been rescued. Read More »

Hong Kong protests continue after overnight violence and arrests

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Protesters hope to ramp up pressure on Lam by launching a city-wide strike on Monday as well as seven simultaneous rallies, a feat that would be a rare accomplishment in a freewheeling finance hub where unions have little sway. "The central government is just trying to show its power, telling everyone else that Hong Kong belongs to me", said Ringo Lo, 21, a university student. Read More »

Toxicology report will determine how Kennedy granddaughter died

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Kennedy , in Massachusetts August 1, 2019. Here's what we know about 22-year-old Saoirse Kennedy Hill , whose death was announced by her family on Thursday. Saoirse Kennedy Hill , 22, was found at the home of Bobby Kennedy's widow, Ethel Kennedy . Professor Marcus Breen remembered the young member of the Kennedy family as an advocate for social justice. Read More »

A warm, somewhat muggy day with a slight, isolated storm chance

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Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Calm wind becoming south around 6 miles per hour in the morning. Monday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am. Tonight , expect a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9 p.m. and a 20 percent chance of showers through the overnight hours with a low of 64. Read More »

Teen arrested in boy's fall from top of London's Tate Modern

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After the fall on Sunday afternoon the boy was flown to hospital from the gallery in central London by air ambulance. They added that there is nothing to suggest that he is known to the victim. Several members of the public gave witness statements. Police at the Tate Modern viewing platform. The outdoor viewing area and a rooftop bar sit atop the Tate Modern, which is Britain's national gallery of worldwide modern art. Read More »

Qaeda Attacks Yemeni Military Camp, Leaves Scores of Casualties

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The militants stormed Al-Mahfad base in Abyan province and remained inside for several hours before military reinforcements came, three security officials told AFP. The attack is the second in as many days on a camp for the Yemeni Security Belt forces backed by the United Arab Emirates, a member of the Western-backed Arab coalition battling Houthi rebels who control swathes of the country. Read More »

Monthly Afghan casualties highest since 2017

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The UN said in a report released on July 30 that 1,366 civilians were killed between January 1 and June 30, a 21-percent decrease on the same period a year ago. "From the American side, it looks like they have increased their bombardments and cruelties, and we are forced to target the enemy and eliminate them", Mujahid said. Read More »