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Led Strikes Claim 20 Civilian Lives in Syria's Hasakah

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Please Wait while comments are loading. In May, Syria wrote to the United Nations, harshly condemning the US-led coalition's fatal strikes against civilians as illegal and a breach of its sovereignty. In August, it acknowledged the deaths of 624 civilians in its strikes in Syria and Iraq since 2014, but rights groups say the number is much higher. Read More »

Kennedys arrested near family compound

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His pretrial hearing on the disorderly conduct charge is set for November 22. Chris Kennedy wasn't at the party and the candidate won't be commenting on his brother's arrest, campaign spokeswoman Rebecca O'Halloran Evans told Chicago Inc. Read More »

Britain reports first budget surplus in 15 years

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The ONS also revealed that the Government delivered a smaller-than-expected deficit in the previous financial year, with borrowing excluding public sector banking falling by £27 billion to £45.1 billion in the 12 months to March 2017. "The first July surplus since 2002 is not a signal that the economy is in rude health", Mr Tombs said. "We continued to doubt that the Chancellor will pare back the fiscal consolidation planned for the coming years". Read More »

Shark feasts on seal in video, causes panic on Cape Cod beach

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Wade, reading a book on Nauset Beach in Orleans on Monday, looked up and saw the dorsal fin and tail of a great white shark making a kill in the frothing water. "Help me!' and I grabbed his right arm and another guy grabbed his left arm and we pulled him out", O'Brien told CBS in Boston . She took video that showed the seal in the water, leaking blood, and the surfers scrambling to get out. Read More »

5-year-old dies in domestic violence at UNC-Chapel Hill

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Cooper replied to the UNC officials saying they had the "authority" to take immediate action if they believed that the statue on the campus is causing "threats to public safety", according to his letter obtained by the News & Observer. But the officials also warned that removing the statue could also carry risks. He went on to say that the woman was his wife, and that she had stabbed him the face while he was sleeping. Read More »

Pence on Confederate statue controversy: 'I'm someone who believes in more monuments'

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Pence's comments come after a pre-planned "Unite the Right" rally erupted into violence on August 12, with white supremacist protesters clashing with counter-protesters who were demonstrating against the event. LAUER: But [he] went back to saying there's blame on both sides. The vice president said Trump has denounced "bigotry and hatred", adding that "there was no moral equivalency drawn by the president". Read More »

South Fork Fire continues to grow in Yosemite National Park

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The South Fork Fire, near the South Fork of the Merced River, has burned more than 2,900 acres since August 13 and is only 10 percent contained, a fire official said Saturday. Crews were working in steep and inaccessible terrain with heavy fuel loads. Today crews will finish burning the lower area along the river and continue to mop up on the west side. Read More »

Wallasey chef Paul Hollywood finally admits he has Game of Thrones lookalike

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Prue, you're a genius - especially as the first reports of the series claim that the show will continue to be an hour long but with 16 minutes and 42 seconds of adverts, thought to be a record for any programme in the channel's history. Meanwhile, popular hosting duo Mel and Sue have been replaced by Sandi Toksvig and Noel Fielding . Hollywood said Bake Off is "like a Carry On film", to which Fielding agreed, adding that the series is "as filthy as ever". Read More »

Kushner leads USA delegation for peace talks in Middle East

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Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will be in Russian Federation on Wednesday for a meeting with Vladimir Putin. Earlier this month, the White House announced the Middle East trip but did not disclose when they would be traveling. In a meeting with the left-wing Israeli Meretz party on Sunday in the central occupied West Bank district of Ramallah, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas reportedly expressed his confusion regarding the US stance on Israel and Palestine, saying he "can't ... Read More »

Tornado watch issued for WNY until 9 pm

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Madison and Oneida are among a slew of NY counties under a tornado watch issued by the National Weather Service in Binghamton. Of course, severe thunderstorms without tornadoes may still impact your community with damaging wind and large hail. Read More »

Uk's Brexit Secretary warns the clock is ticking

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Brexit Secretary David Davis is spending the week before the next round of face to face talks publishing a series of new British negotiation positions. "The vagueness and incoherence of the government's proposals prove what an appalling error they committed by making ending the jurisdiction of the ECJ a red line in negotiations", Labour MP and Europhile McGovern said. Read More »

The Equalizer 2 Casts Pedro Pascal As Its Villain

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The 42-year-old Narcos star is now in negotiations with Sony to play the film's villain but little is known about his role. The original The Equalizer film was based on the 1980s TV series of the same name, and despite mixed reviews, became a big hit at the box office, raking in more than $192 million worldwide. Read More »

Kirill Serebrennikov charged with fraud

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Aleksandr Arkhangelsky, a literary critic and TV host, wrote on Facebook that the authorities' actions affirmed Mr. Serebrennikov as a great director. The 47-year-old director was briefly detained and questioned in May but investigators stopped short of saying they suspected he was involved. The theater's accountant and one senior manager have remained in custody and another manager is under house arrest pending the probe. Read More »

John Cena surprised by fans he's inspired in emotional video

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This year, Cricket surprised him with an appearance from fans whose lives he's touched, and oh man, you're gonna want an entire box of tissues for this one. The 40-year-old WWE icon has granted more than 500 wishes through the Make-A-Wish Foundation for children suffering from life-threatening diseases. Read More »

Police Clear Unattended Package Along White House Fence

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Construction crews and reporters were evacuated from the area and redirected to the James S. Brady briefing room by authorities. At this time it is unclear if the man under arrest is the suspect connected to the suspicious package. U.S. media reported that President Donald Trump had left the White House earlier in the day to attend a rally in Arizona . Pedestrians were also cleared from Lafayette Square, across from the White House. Read More »

Louise Linton's Couture Draws Ire on Instagram, and She Lashes Back

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Air Force jet on the couple's federal government trip to Kentucky's Fort Knox and, like any dignified person might do in that situation, proceeded to Instagram the photo evidence along with her outfit credits, which were not tagged in the post, but hashtagged in succession: "#roulandmouret trousers, #tomford sunnies, #hermesscarf, #valentinorockstudheels #valentino". Read More »

South Korea Says US in Close Communications Over North

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Marking 100 days in office with his first press conference as president, Moon said that Kim Jong Un's regime is approaching South Korea's " red line ". This prompted Kim to announce a plan to test fire four intermediate-range missiles into waters near Guam - a US territory in the Pacific that is home to American military bases. Read More »

South Korea's Moon: There will be no war on Korean peninsula

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In recent months, the tension on the Korean peninsula has increased over a concern that North Korea is quite close to achieving its goal of putting the mainland United States within range of a nuclear weapon. "On this point, South Korea and the United States are on the same page", Moon said. Also regarding the issue of thousands of Koreans forced into labor during the period, the president noted his country's Supreme Court's ruling that former agreements between the two governments do not ... Read More »

Serbia recalls entire embassy staff from Macedonia amid row over Kosovo

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Macedonia and Serbia are facing with a new diplomatic spat following Serbia's Sunday decision to abruptly withdraw the entire diplomatic staff from its embassy in Macedonia's capital, Skopje. In April, following media reports that a Serbian intelligence officer had been in the Macedonian parliament when protesters stormed the building and beat up several deputies including Prime Minister Zoran Zaev , the eelations between Serbia and Macedonia were further strained. Read More »

Flash Flooding in Kansas City Metro Closes Roads, Prompts Water Rescues

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Voluntary evacuations were in effect for a stretch along Indian Creek from 103rd and Stateline to Wornall Road, as well as near 99th and Holmes, according to Kansas City Police. The flood chased some residents onto the roofs of their homes, as local news footage showed Tuesday morning. All of this should move away from KC within the next hour or two. Read More »

Erdogan: Turkey, Iran Closer to 'Joint Action' Against Kurdish Groups

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He made the remarks during a visit to Jordanian capital Amman , to celebrate the 70th anniversary of diplomatic ties between the countries. Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel, who is also Germany's vice chancellor, last month toughened Germany's travel advice for Turkey and raised questions over future German investments there. Read More »

Navy: USS John S. McCain collides with merchant vessel

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While there was no indication the collision was intentional nor was there evidence that the ship was the target of a cyberattack, investigators would not discount these possibilities, Richardson told reporters. It has been providing MV-22 Ospreys and SH-60 Seahawk helicopters to assist with the search, the Navy said . A crew member on the Alnic MC told Reuters by telephone there was no oil spill from the Liberian-flagged, 183 metre-long (600 ft) tanker, which was carrying nearly 12,000 ... Read More »

Powerball jackpot increases from $650M to $700M for Wednesday's drawing

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In that instance, a $447.8 million jackpot was won on a ticket sold in California. To win, players need to have paid $2 for a ticket and either have chosen numbers or opted to let a computer make a random choice. The last MI player to win the Powerball jackpot was Julie Leach, of Three Rivers. The grand prize could rank as the third richest United States lottery jackpot of all time. Read More »

Dakota Zoo animals' reaction to total eclipse

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So at this point I am not recommending pets wear protective glasses and if you are anxious you could just put them inside during the eclipse . Saying it gave him "chill bumps", Foust said he had been so focused on the effect of the eclipse on the giraffes , he had no idea how their reaction would make him feel. Read More »

Malaysia apologises for Indonesia flag blunder

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The Malaysian newspaper Star reported that the hacked sites feature the booklet with the message " Bendera Negaraku Bukanlah Mainan " (My national flag is not a toy), while the Indonesian patriotic anthem " Tanah Air Beta " plays in the background. Read More »

Thief uses forklift to uproot outdoor ATM in Arkansas

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An ATM is ripped out of a bank's foundation and stolen in the middle of the night - and it was all caught on video . Police say the ATM was taken from the First Service Bank located at 540 United Drive around 3 a.m. Detectives believe the thieves work in the construction industry and are asking anyone with information on Saturday's theft to come forward. Surveillance video captured the deed, but not the faces of the thieves. Read More »

Chelsea Clinton Stands Up For Barron Trump's Dressing Style: 'Leave Him Alone'

The former first daughter took to social media to call out The Daily Caller's story, which complained that Barron isn't living up to his son-of-the-president duties. "It was inexcusable & I'm so sorry". With that said, if the child is helping to make decisions that effect our country ( *cough* Ivanka *cough* ), then comment away - though preferably about something much more substantial than fashion choices. Read More »

Where to watch the Great American Eclipse in Greater Cincinnati

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From kids in strollers, to people using walkers and everyone inbetween, people were anxiously awaiting the sight of a lifetime. Snyder explains some of the activities the library has organized for the event. "We've had people drive two hours from out of state". Some sit down in chairs and others stand at the back. It's still just as harmful to look directly at the sun during an eclipse as it is to look at the sun unobscured. Read More »

USA imposes sanctions on China and Russian Federation over North Korea's nuclear program

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But Washington's Executive Order 13722 lists the North's energy industry as a possible candidate for US designations, along with transport, mining and financial services. "However, there are missing elements". There's no focus on the efforts of Chinese banks that facilitate these transactions. "In addition, these Chinese networks likely have additional front companies operating on behalf of the network and those were not sanctioned". Read More »