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Omara Garcia/Courtesy of AIN/Handout via REUTERSATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY.Cuban revolutionary leader Fidel Castro has marked his 90th birthday by taking a sideswipe at US President Barack Obama. (In his speech, Obama did decry the resort to war and called for a world without nuclear weapons.) Castro condemned as "equally criminal" the bombing of Nagasaki three days later on August 9, 1945.
  • Making a Murderer Team Responds to Brendan Dassey's Overturned Conviction

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    Dassey's uncle, Chuck Avery, said Saturday there are no grounds for a retrial . Judge Duffin explained, "Rather than an intentional and concerted effort to trick Dassey into confessing, what occurred here may have been the product of the investigators failing to appreciate how combining statements that they already "knew everything that happened" with assurances that Dassey was "OK" and had nothing to worry about collectively resulted in constitutionally impermissible promises".
  • Six Injured in Arson and Knife Attack on Swiss Train

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    Swiss train passengers have reported been attacked by a man with "fire and a knife" sparking fears of new terror attack. Seven people including the suspected attacker were admitted to various hospitals with burn and stab wounds, the statement said.
  • Coalition reclaims former IS stronghold in Syria

    Coalition reclaims former IS stronghold in Syria

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    Scenes of tearful relief and joy emerged on Saturday from the northern Syrian city of Manbij, as residents celebrated their liberation from two years of Islamic State rule after US-backed Kurdish and Arab fighters ousted the group's fighters following a months-long siege.
  • Pakistan police arrest ex-husband, father in suspected 'honor killing'

    Pakistan police arrest ex-husband, father in suspected 'honor killing'

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    On Friday a prominent Pakistani journalist following Shahid's death made a complaint to police after he claimed to have received death threats from a British man. The ex-husband of Samia Shahid has sensationally admitted to strangling her to death in Pakistan, after her family had originally claimed that she had died of a heart attack.
  • Lawyers in Pakistan boycott courts after bombing

    Lawyers in Pakistan boycott courts after bombing

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    The group has been behind several attacks in Pakistan in recent years. Neither claim has been verified, although officials have expressed doubts over whether the Middle East-based IS movement was involved. "No one will be allowed to disturb peace in the province that has been restored due to countless sacrifices of security forces, police and the people of Baluchistan", a statement from the PM House quoted the Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif.
  • Usa 2016: 10,6 mln dlr guadagni Hillary 2015, 3,6 in tasse

    Usa 2016: 10,6 mln dlr guadagni Hillary 2015, 3,6 in tasse

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    Lo afferma la campagna di Hillary , sottolineando che l'aliquota pagata e' stata del 34,2%. E' stato comunque un 2015 con il segno meno: nel 2014 infatti la coppia aveva guadagnato ben 28 milioni di dollari. È lui il fondatore! La campagna di Trump ammette indirettamente le sue difficolta', soprattutto alla luce dei dieci giorni neri del tycoon , e chiede, secondo indiscrezioni, un incontro con gli esponenti del Comitato Nazionale repubblicano .
  • French mayor bans burqinis on Cannes beaches

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    The ban notification states , "Access to beaches and for swimming is banned to anyone who does not have bathing items, which respects good customs and secularism". Rather, the new rules refers to "ostentatious clothing which refers to an allegiance to terrorist movements which are at war with us", said municipal head Thierry Migoule .
  • Schooling asks Phelps to reconsider retirement

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    While he acknowledged that Schooling's gold medal feat demonstrated the young swimmer's potential, Mr Tan added: "I guess the key is how do you identify the potentials and make those exemptions?" Schooling, who took bronze at last year's world championships, punched the water and roared with delight as Phelps swam over to pat him on the back before le Clos ruffled the youngster's hair.
  • Nelson Mandela's party beaten badly in South Africa elections

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    Unemployment in South Africa now stands at over 26 percent, and declining global commodity prices have caused the nation further economic pain. "The tide in our country is turning", the leader of the leading opposition party says. It is now run by its first black leader Mmusi Maimane, 36, who has predicted victory in the city of Tshwane. SOUTH Africa's long governing African National Congress has been beaten by its opposition and lost capital Pretoria in the local polls.
  • Obama questions Russian commitment to Syria peace

    Obama questions Russian commitment to Syria peace

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    Fighting has raged for more than two months, and monitors from the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights report at least 6,000 people have been killed or wounded in the past 80 days. Yet, U.S. airstrikes have been limited there. About half the city has been retaken from ISIL. ISIL has not had a successful operation in Iraq or Syria in a year, Obama said.
  • Daley and Goodfellow clinch diving bronze

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    There were jubilant scenes as Tom and Dan celebrated their Olympic medal victory - their second and first respectively - and the celebrations continued into the night as Tom's fiancé, Hollywood film producer Dustin Lance Black , publicly congratulated his husband-to-be on Twitter .
  • Pop stars, diplomacy victims of cooling China-Korea ties

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    Chinese media is justifiably apprehensive that system's radar coverage can also be extended to monitor Beijing's missiles and seeing it as a clear, present and substantive threat to China's security interests. North Korea has been under United Nations sanctions since 2006. Diplomats said negotiations on the council statement, which must be agreed by consensus, had reached a dead end.
  • Some Really Bad Turbulence Sent 24 JetBlue Passengers to the Hospital

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    Those passengers, however, were not the only ones damaged by the flight. Witnesses say passengers were flung around the cabin, with many cracking their heads so hard into the overhead compartments that dents were left in the roof. He also watched the woman seated in front of him fly two feet in the air because she wasn't wearing a seat belt. Another passenger on the flight, Rhonda Lynam told ABC News , "People were floating".
  • First Canadian case of Zika-related anomalies confirmed in a fetus

    First Canadian case of Zika-related anomalies confirmed in a fetus

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    Stewart also said public schools, state colleges and universities in Miami-Dade, Broward, Palm Beach, Martin and Monroe counties were informed that the state would provide each campus with mosquito repellent. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has stated that single isolated cases were expected. A 32-year-old woman, who recently returned from Jamaica, was informed earlier this week that her test was positive for the virus, said Rachel Aeschliman, director of nursing for the ...
  • The world's largest free-trade agreement may be rising as TPP falls

    The world's largest free-trade agreement may be rising as TPP falls

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    Good trade policy always takes a back seat to populist finger-pointing during election season, and there's every indication that Clinton's tone will soften once she becomes president. Clinton then pivoted to the issue of trade, and awkwardly acknowledged the elephant in the room,"Now, I imagine some of you - I'm sure some of you are thinking, Well, that all sounds good, but what about trade?" Some of that evidence was provided by Lee, who noted that the United States' impact in a dynamic ...
  • Trump says repeated assertions Obama founded ISIS were sarcasm

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    That pledge was organized by the Republican National Committee, whose chairman, Reince Priebus, was attending the rally in Erie, Pennsylvania. Throughout his entire career, dating back well before his presidential bid, Donald Trump has drawn controversy for potentially demeaning comments towards women, calling various women "disgusting", "fat pigs" and rating the attractiveness of many women on a number scale.
  • LS passes resolution on Kashmir, appeals for peace

    LS passes resolution on Kashmir, appeals for peace

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    Last Friday saw intense clashes between protesters and security forces at many places in the Valley after the congregational prayers. Replying to volley of questions, Jailtey said implications of pellet guns would be decided after the expert committee's evaluation.
  • Iowa landowners seek immediate halt to pipeline construction

    Iowa landowners seek immediate halt to pipeline construction

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    The Bismarck Tribune reports (http://bit.ly/2b3S3q4 ) the star of the " Divergent " movie series joined more than 200 protesters Thursday at a " spirit camp " established by the Standing Rock Sioux at the confluence of the Cannonball and Missouri rivers.
  • Ramos: China welcomes Philippine envoy for talks in Beijing

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    Former Filipino President and current President Rodrigo Duterte's special envoy Fidel Ramos repeated his country's offer of formal talks with China to explore ways of strengthening cooperation between two countries. Ramos told reporters they had not discussed territorial disputes in the South China Sea, but had talked about fishing rights there. "It is not getting better in the East China Sea".
  • Turkey issues arrest warrant for ex-soccer star

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    However, the rebelling servicemen started to surrender July 16 and Turkish authorities said the coup attempt failed. In 2011 he was elected MP for Turkish president Recip Erdoğan's ruling Justice and Development party (AKP), but resigned in 2013 following a corruption probe that targeted Erdoğan and his inner circle.
  • Macy's plans to close 100 stores

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    Macy's Earnings Better Than Expected, But ... And the bad news for the retail sector doesn't end there with recent results from Macy's containing the news that the company was shuttering 100 of its 728 stores - a revenue loss of $1 billion - from early 2017 onward.
  • German interior minister to present new security measures

    German interior minister to present new security measures

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    Germans who are fighting for a terrorist organisation and have at least one other nationality will have their German citizenship revoked. Germany had until last month been spared the kind of Islamist attacks suffered by neighbouring France and Belgium.
  • Trump Campaign Sued After Staffer Allegedly Pulled a Gun

    Trump Campaign Sued After Staffer Allegedly Pulled a Gun

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    The former staffer, Vincent Bordini, also says senior campaign officials refused to take action against the state director, WBTC reports. Phillip resigned from his current campaign post with the National Diversity Coalition for Donald Trump , telling NBC Charlotte that he did not want to shift attention away from the Trump campaign by becoming a distraction.
  • Chief takes responsibility for academy shooting

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    Facebook page said. Officer Lee Coel, 28, has been put on administrative leave as the state of Florida investigates why real ammunition was used by mistake at the event created to bring police and the public together. "But then I saw blood". Weinberg went so far as to call for Lewis to step down. "I told everyone this was a bad officer". Knowlton was mistakenly struck with a live round.
  • Arkansas deputy killed in gunfight

    Arkansas deputy killed in gunfight

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    About 7:40 a.m., both Cooper and Spells were shot, Hollenbeck said. At the same time, Hollenbeck said, information developed that Jones wanted to cause a "ruckus" because he was due Wednesday afternoon in circuit court in Fort Smith on a petition to revoke a suspended sentence.
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    India should not get "entangled" in SCS dispute: China

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    Firstly, we need compliance of all parties with the worldwide law and specially UNCLOS". Both the Vietnamese Foreign and Defense ministries disputed the report , with the latter insisting that Vietnam could move weapons into the disputed region of the South China Sea "within our legitimate right to self-defense".
  • Who gets the largest jackpots?

    Who gets the largest jackpots?

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    So, take your chances and play live games . Las Vegas casino is deservedly considered as the capital of all gambling world. Every day a lot of people are trying to catch their luck there. Probably they remembered this trip forever. It is also worth mentioning Amy Nishimura: this woman went on vacation in Las Vegas and won during the holidays 9 million dollars.
  • Turkish, Italian leaders spar over probe into Erdogan's son

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    Turkey has arrested 11 fugitive soldiers suspected of involvement in an attack on President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's hotel during the night of the failed coup, the deputy prime minister said Monday. Similar claims have also been made about military schools where officials say exams were rigged. Turkey's allies, including the US and European Union nations, condemned the military uprising but have also warned that reprisals by the government should be measured.
  • China warns India against raising SCS at foreign ministers' meet

    China warns India against raising SCS at foreign ministers' meet

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    Their small size and mobility would make them hard to detect, while they would be able to target Chinese runways and military installations. At the heart of the South China Sea dispute is the Spratly archipelago, a series of islands and reefs claimed by China, Malaysia, Vietnam, Brunei, Taiwan, and the Philippines.