• Vietnam Denies German Kidnapping Accusations
Vietnam Denies German Kidnapping Accusations

In response, Berlin ordered a Vietnamese intelligence officer to leave Germany within 48 hours and demanded that Thanh be allowed to return to claim asylum. Berlin has called the kidnapping an "unprecedented" violation of German and global law, which requires that the foreign national's asylum claim, and the government's extradition request, be p...

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  • Many passengers aren't wearing seat belts
Many passengers aren't wearing seat belts

The survey found while 91 percent of people always use their seat belt in the front, only 72 percent use it in the backseat. She said she would like to see more automakers install the same seat belt reminders cars have in the front for people in the back.

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  • Le gouvernement opère un léger rectificatif — Baisse des APL
Le gouvernement opère un léger rectificatif — Baisse des APL

En effet, aujourd'hui, si l'aide au logement est inférieure à 15 euros par mois, elle n'est pas versée. Cela signifie que la baisse des APL allait affecter quelque 50 000 personnes qui touchaient entre 15 et 19 € par mois. Pour ne pas pénaliser les plus modestes, le gouvernement a décidé d'effectuer une baisse de ce seuil , là aussi de cinq ...

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  • Brazil's President Survives Vote on Bribery Charge
Brazil's President Survives Vote on Bribery Charge

As part of the probe, it came to light that Temer may have orchestrated a bribery scheme in which he would get payouts totaling millions of dollars for helping JBS, the world's largest meat-packing company, resolve a business issue. Brazil's President Michel Temer speaks during a ceremony at the Planalto Presidential Palace, in Brasilia, Brazil...

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  • Army Major, Jawan martyred in terror attack in Kashmir's Shopian
Army Major, Jawan martyred in terror attack in Kashmir's Shopian

The injured Jawan is undergoing treatment in Army's 92 base hospital in Srinagar , Police said. Police said the bodies of the two militants were charred "nearly beyond recognition". During the search operation, the terrorists fired upon the party in which three armymen were injured. At least one protester has been killed and several injured in c...

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  • Two men charged in Australia over plot to bring down plane
Two men charged in Australia over plot to bring down plane

Three suspects remain detained by police in connection to the incident. Australian Federal Police commissioner Andrew Colvin has said the alleged plan was "Islamist inspired". Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull wouldn't be drawn on Mr Merhi's release when asked while in Albany. Captain Murray Butt, president of the Australian Pilots' Association,...

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  • USA stance on Russian Federation sanctions is 'contradictory'
USA stance on Russian Federation sanctions is 'contradictory'

Trump took particular issue with how the bill limits his ability to revoke the sanctions without congressional approval. Trump signed the bill behind closed doors, without the fanfare that has customarily accompanied his signing of executive orders.

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  • Poland welcomes new sanctions against Russian Federation
Poland welcomes new sanctions against Russian Federation

Last Thursday, the US Senate passed nearly unanimously, with 98 votes in favor, and 2 votes against, a bill to slap new sanctions on Russia , Iran, and North Korea. The statement notes that the simultaneous extension by the said act of sanctions against Russia's energy sector, including companies which are involved in the Nord Stream 2 project...

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  • Spouse of Grand Canyon victim says water ran out
Spouse of Grand Canyon victim says water ran out

The two children, ages 10 and 11, who were with her are accounted for and safe. Beadle had reservations to stay at the Bright Angel Campground Tuesday but never arrived. Park officials said that the 38-year-old Beadle had been hiking the South Kaibab Trail. 'Everyone needs to carry water! The trail is 6.8 miles long and it takes most people fou...

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  • Researcher who stopped WannaCry attack arrested for separate hacking crimes
Researcher who stopped WannaCry attack arrested for separate hacking crimes

Marcus Hutchins, the researcher, was widely praised for identifying a way to disable the WannaCry malicious software, or malware, attack that seized hundreds of thousands of computers earlier this year. According to the indictment, Hutchins wrote Kronos sometime in 2014. The computer expert, who goes by the computer handle MalwareTech , had ...

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  • Facebook to step up fact-checking in fight against fake news
Facebook to step up fact-checking in fight against fake news

The update will take a few months to roll out completely. Meanwhile, earlier this week, Facebook announced plans to prioritize stories that load faster on a user's mobile News Feed . On Thursday Facebook said in a separate statement in German that a test of the new fact-checking feature was being launched in the United States, France, the N...

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  • Russian Federation says USA sanctions amount to full-scale 'trade war'
Russian Federation says USA sanctions amount to full-scale 'trade war'

Trump said on Twitter, a day after he signed into law the United States sanctions bill targeting Russian Federation. The legislation is aimed at penalizing Moscow for that interference and for its military aggression in Ukraine and Syria, where the Kremlin has backed President Bashar Assad.

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  • Un cuisinier de l'armée poignardé à mort par un SDF — Morbihan
Un cuisinier de l'armée poignardé à mort par un SDF — Morbihan

Une autopsie a été pratiquée jeudi sur l'homme de 47 ans, décédé mardi soir après avoir reçu un coup de couteau à la poitrine devant un bar de Ploeren, près de Vannes , dans le Morbihan. Des interrogatoires étaient en cours ce mercredi. Gilbert Lorho, le maire de la commune, a été appelé à 20 h 30. Les agresseurs avaient été confondus grâce aux ...

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  • Back-to-school tax-free weekend starts Friday
Back-to-school tax-free weekend starts Friday

Oklahoma's event begins at 12:01 a.m. Friday and ends midnight Sunday. There are certain items that are and are not exempt from sales tax. "Families are going out and stocking up anyways", Miller said. The big change this year involves computers. Florida retailers have long backed the tax holidays. "What we mostly see and what we love, is we ...

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  • Black Police Chiefs On Trump's Law-And-Order Speech: 'We Are Not Thugs'
Black Police Chiefs On Trump's Law-And-Order Speech: 'We Are Not Thugs'

President Donald Trump , according to his White House spokeswoman, was joking on Friday when he told police officers to be "rough" with suspects, comments that were rebuked by police departments across the country. "We can not let the politicians - and sometimes they do - run down the police in communities that are suffering only to see crimes...

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  • Robert Mueller convenes Washington grand jury in Russian Federation probe
Robert Mueller convenes Washington grand jury in Russian Federation probe

The establishment of a grand jury will allow Mueller - a former Federal Bureau of Investigation director - to subpoena documents and get testimony under oath, as well as issue possible indictments. Federal Bureau of Investigation special counsel Robert Mueller has tapped another lawyer who previously worked in the Obama administration to join h...

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  • President Trump denies he called White House a 'dump'
President Trump denies he called White House a 'dump'

Trump said past year that he wouldn't have time for golf if he became president. But, according to PolitiFact, at this point in his presidency, Obama had only played golf 11 times . Trump has denied the story, calling it "totally untrue" and tweeting: "I love the White House, one of the most attractive buildings ( homes ) I have ever seen".

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  • Train Derailment, Fire Causes Evacuation of Pennsylvania Town
Train Derailment, Fire Causes Evacuation of Pennsylvania Town

Doolittle said more CSX workers were on the way to the crash. Among the residents driving out of town was 53-year-old Shannon Shoemaker, who said his whole family lives within 100 yards of the derailment site. An emergency shelter was set up at the Hope for Hyndman Charter School, and the American Red Cross was called in to help, said Corley an...

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  • Australian nurse was found guilty of trading surrogate mothers
Australian nurse was found guilty of trading surrogate mothers

Tammy Davis-Charles, 49, director of Fertility Solutions PGD clinic, and two Cambodian helpers - a 35-year-old female nurse and a 28-year-old male staff - were arrested in November 2016 in Phnom Penh . The surrogate mother confirmed the girl was the baby she carried. But in a statement, prosecutors called for Davis-Charles to be convicted. Chakr...

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  • Star Wars Virtual Reality Experience Coming to Walt Disney World
Star Wars Virtual Reality Experience Coming to Walt Disney World

Coming from ILMxLAB, Lucasfilm, and VR company THE VOID , Star Wars : Secrets of the Empire will pull fans into the world of Star Wars like never before. Walt Disney World and Disneyland are both getting a new Star Wars experience by the end of the year. Featuring a " Ghostbusters " story line and costing $20 a person, that experience allow...

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  • Des députés de gauche vont déposer un recours — Code du travail
Des députés de gauche vont déposer un recours — Code du travail

Dans un communiqué commun , les présidents jugent que la procédure d'adoption du projet de loi habilitant le gouvernement à réformer par ordonnance a fait l'objet "de délais et conditions matérielles ayant empêché le parlement d'exercer son rôle constitutionnel , et méconnaît notamment l'exigence de clarté et de sincérité du débat parlementaire "...

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  • Le code de conduite pour les ONG est
Le code de conduite pour les ONG est "un outil politique" — Migrants

La mise sous séquestre de la "Iuventa " a eu lieu le même jour que l'adoption par le parlement italien d'une mission navale aux larges des côtes libyennes et alors que Rome veut imposer un code de conduite aux ONG. Le nouveau règlement interdit, notamment, le transfert en pleine mer de migrants des navires des ONG vers les bateaux italiens et de l'...

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  • Dead Woman Found Buried on Beach Died When Sand Caved In
Dead Woman Found Buried on Beach Died When Sand Caved In

Several hours later, a beachgoer discovered the woman's body. The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner will conduct an autopsy to determine a cause and manner of death. "There are situations where the fun goes too far, and you're putting your children or your children are putting themselves in danger if the holes are too deep", Lee said.

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  • US Congress Oblivious to Potential Blowback of Anti-Russia Sanctions
US Congress Oblivious to Potential Blowback of Anti-Russia Sanctions

At home, he's under pressure to sign the sanctions bill into law and aides say he will, if only because Congress could easily override a veto. That information was leaked probably by the DNC itself or by the intelligence community - and the reality is that Hillary Clinton ripped off Bernie Sanders when it came to securing the nomination of their pa...

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  • Venezuela. Le chiffre de la participation
Venezuela. Le chiffre de la participation " manipulé "

Selon les données de la commission électorale que quelques médias ont pu consulter, seuls quelque 3,7 millions de Vénézuéliens s'étaient déplacés aux urnes à 17 heures 30, dimanche, afin de permettre la mise en place d'une Assemblée constituante.

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  • US Accuses Iran of Destabilizing Afghanistan
US Accuses Iran of Destabilizing Afghanistan

On Tuesday, Parliamentary speaker Ali Larijani announced that Iran lodged a complaint over the recent United States sanctions with the joint commission that supervises the implementation of the nuclear deal. "We believe that the nuclear deal has been violated and we will react appropriately", deputy foreign minister Abbas Araghchi said on state t...

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  • Supreme Court rejects Congress' plea to dismiss NOTA provision in RS poll
Supreme Court rejects Congress' plea to dismiss NOTA provision in RS poll

The Election Commission had on Tuesday said that Gujarat MLAs will have the Nota provision in the upcoming Rajya Sabha polls. Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Thursday tore into Congress party and accused the grand old party of levelling false and baseless allegations that the provision of NOTA (None of the Above) was included on the b...

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  • Korea regime change, willing to talk: Tillerson
Korea regime change, willing to talk: Tillerson

He added that the United States would like a dialogue with North Korea at some point. "So from the administration's perspective, the most important thing we can do is separate those two", Pompeo said, hinting at the idea of regime change in North Korea, albeit in a very opaque manner.

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  • Oxford University employee hunted by U.S. police over murder
Oxford University employee hunted by U.S. police over murder

Police say 30-year-old Cornell-Duranleau - thought to be a hair stylist - was found with multiple stab wounds in his 10th floor apartment near the city centre last Thursday, before being pronounced dead at the scene. They are believed to be armed and risky, according to cops. Meanwhile Lathem, who specialises in the bacteria that caused the bub...

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  • Tillerson won't meet North Korea envoy at Asia talks
Tillerson won't meet North Korea envoy at Asia talks

Tillerson is travelling to Asia this week, where he will continue his drive to increase "peaceful pressure on the regime in North Korea to have them develop a willingness to sit and talk to us and others". While speaking at the Department of State press conference stressed that the threat posed by Pyongyang's latest intercontinental ballistic...

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