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But three aquarium-goers wanted to do more than just touch and feed the relatively harmless Miss Helen, police say. Police said the men put the shark into a bucket before placing it into the stroller. On Monday night, police successfully rescued the shark and returned her to the aquarium. Surveillance video taken at about 2 p.m. captures a man leaning over into the exhibit and emerging with the shark in a net.
  • Worldwide relations dept to study Grace Mugabe judgment

    Worldwide relations dept to study Grace Mugabe judgment

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    Mugabe allegedly assaulted model Gabriella Engels after she found her in the company of her two sons at a hotel in August past year. The case was taken up by AfriForum, who pursued the matter after Mugabe was granted diplomatic immunity and was allowed to leave the country for her home country of Zimbabwe.
  • Cambodia wakes up to another era of Hun Sen rule

    Cambodia wakes up to another era of Hun Sen rule

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    The party, which has been in power since 1979, is believed to have won more than 100 of the National Assembly's 125 seats, a party spokesman told media on Sunday evening. I hope after the elections, people will have happiness and progress. "It is so sad to see some people not want to vote but they must vote because they have no choice and are under pressure, intimidation, and coercion", the politically active researcher told Asian Correspondent .
  • The US economy grows at the fastest pace since 2014

    The US economy grows at the fastest pace since 2014

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    The average annual growth rate has been 2.8% over the past four quarters and is now on track for 3.1% growth in 2018 - a level that has been met with criticism by some economists. "Overall, there are clearly a number of factors suggesting the economy is firmly on a solid - albeit far from robust - footing, at least for now", she said.
  • Black bear scampers to freedom after being caught inside storm drain

    Black bear scampers to freedom after being caught inside storm drain

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    A Parks and Wildlife officer used a rubber bullet to haze the bear and encourage it to leave the area. If one of the workers came in contact with the bear, it would need to be tagged; a subsequent tag would require the bear be euthanized. A Colorado Parks Wildlife officer fired a non-lethal shot at the bear as they chased it out of the neighborhood. "Rescuing a bear from a storm drain is not as simple as it might seem", the wildlife office tweeted .
  • MH370 families hope for answers from official report

    MH370 families hope for answers from official report

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    And a second, private search by USA company Ocean Infinity that finished earlier this year also found no sign of the wreckage. The MH370 riddle is one of the most perplexing incidents the aviation world has ever seen, but extensive searches have proved fruitless.
  • Ex-lawyer says Trump knew of 2016 meeting with Russians

    Ex-lawyer says Trump knew of 2016 meeting with Russians

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    In a series of strategic disclosures, Cohen this week accused his former boss about knowing about Donald Trump Jr .'s controversial 2016 meeting with Russians at Trump tower, something the president strongly denied. and a Russian lawyer, lobbyist, and businessman with ties to the government does not demonstrate collusion in itself, it shows a "willingness by top campaign officials to collude".
  • Final draft released; Genuine citizens need not fear, says registrar general Sailesh

    Final draft released; Genuine citizens need not fear, says registrar general Sailesh

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    This meant that the names of 40.07 lakh have been left out. "Consequences will be felt in our state also ", she said. "The people who are not included can make claims and objections", registrar general Sailesh said. This is just a draft , and not the final list. The list can be checked online or by visiting one of the 2,500 NRC Seva Kendras (service centres) set up across the state.
  • Trump seeks to fast-track Mideast alliance to counter Iran

    Trump seeks to fast-track Mideast alliance to counter Iran

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    Hedge funds trimmed their bullish wagers on U.S. crude, cutting their combined futures and options position in NY and London by 11,362 contracts to 412,289 in the week to July 24, the U.S. This happened despite the fact that the International Atomic Energy Agency, the United Nations' nuclear watchdog, has repeatedly said that Iran is complying fully with the terms of the nuclear agreement.
  • Trump Again Threatens to Shut Down Government

    Trump Again Threatens to Shut Down Government

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    According to Independent, Mexico's secretary of foreign affairs, Luis Videgaray, Trump's plan to build a border wall is an unfriendly and hostile act, which he said would not accomplish anything. Securing Democrats' support, moreover, is not likely to be easy, particularly amid widespread anger over a Trump immigration policy that for a time was separating parents from their children - including infants - at the border.
  • Deadly Northern California Wildfire Rages Largely Unchecked

    Deadly Northern California Wildfire Rages Largely Unchecked

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    US President Donald Trump on Saturday declared the fire a national emergency after an appeal from California Governor Jerry Brown; the declaraton allows the state to access federal funding for disaster relief efforts. Officers have gone to homes of several people reported missing and found that cars were gone - a strong indication they fled. Wayne and Laura Rathe say they were fully aware of the wildfire danger that comes with living "in the woods" outside Redding.
  • Julian Assange: UK and Ecuador in talks on Wikileaks founder's fate

    Julian Assange: UK and Ecuador in talks on Wikileaks founder's fate

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    Mr Assange is fearful that if he is extradited to Sweden he will then be forced to go to the U.S. and face punishment for publishing secret information about national security. "I expect (Assange) to lose his asylum status imminently". Ecuador's government has no desire that Assange remain "in asylum his whole life" and urged "a solution to a problem we inherited", the statement said.
  • Polar bear shot dead after it launched surprise attack on guard

    Polar bear shot dead after it launched surprise attack on guard

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    Etminan said the man was a "polar bear guard" traveling aboard the " MS Bremen " because all cruise ships traveling in the northern region are obliged to have polar bear guards on board. Marcia Paul added: "So we go into their already depleted territory for kicks and the poor bear gets shot cos he's just doing what polar bears do, hunt prey, I'm ashamed to be a human being sometimes".
  • Mugabe refuses to endorse Zanu PF because they ‘tormented’ him

    Mugabe refuses to endorse Zanu PF because they ‘tormented’ him

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    The run-up to the presidential and parliamentary election has been peaceful compared to previous polls but there are reports of intimidation and coercion in rural constituencies, and state media is biased towards the ruling ZANU-PF party. Such is the draw Mugabe retains even seven months after stepping aside, he became the focus of questions at a parallel press conference held by Chamisa.
  • Trump willing to shut down government over wall

    Trump willing to shut down government over wall

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    In January, the federal government ceased working for two days over DACA and a lack of funding for the border wall Trump has extolled since his presidential candidacy. While congressional GOP leaders have worked over the past week to signal solidarity with Trump on immigration, they also struck notes of caution about the timing of any significant legislative progress.
  • More Anti-Semitism Claims Rock UK Labour

    More Anti-Semitism Claims Rock UK Labour

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    The UK's three leading Jewish newspapers also took the unprecedented step of publishing a joint front page message warning that a Corbyn-led government would pose an "existential threat to Jewish life in this country". Observing that the current Conservative government is in "disarray" over Brexit , the editorial asserted, "there is a clear and present danger that a man with a default blindness to the Jewish community's fears, a man who has a problem seeing that hateful rhetoric aimed at ...
  • 3 dead, 7 wounded after gunmen in New Orleans fire on crowd

    3 dead, 7 wounded after gunmen in New Orleans fire on crowd

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    New Orleans Police were still on the hunt for the suspected shooters on Sunday morning. NOLA.com/The Times-Picayune reported two men were trying to console two sobbing women as one of the women shouted: "That's my baby". "That's personal, it doesn't get more personal and we take it personal", he said. "We want to make sure that the people involved in this don't take matters into their own hands", he emphasized.
  • Trump opened to visit Moscow after invitation from Putin

    Trump opened to visit Moscow after invitation from Putin

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    CNN anchor Jake Tapper is done with the hypocritical way President Donald Trump's White House deals with the media. Kaitlan Collins: "Mr. President, are you anxious about what Michael Cohen is going to say to prosecutors?" "He has a desire to have further meetings, I am ready for that".
  • Donald Trump open to Moscow visit if Vladimir Putin formally invites him

    Donald Trump open to Moscow visit if Vladimir Putin formally invites him

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    The White House on Thursday defended its decision to bar a CNN correspondent from attending an open press event but contended it had nothing to do with the questions she asked. Collins, who referred questions to CNN representatives, detailed the episode on CNN , prompting anchor Wolf Blitzer to say the White House should issue a formal apology.
  • Mugabe to hold press conference on eve of Zimbabwe election

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    Mugabe defended Zimbabwe's election commission after Chamisa and the opposition raised concerns that the vote will be flawed, saying that "it acts quite freely". Former Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe has lashed those who "vilify" his wife, Grace Mugabe, telling them to leave her alone. State media, which is the only outlet reliably available in rural areas, remains heavily biased toward the ruling Zimbabwe African Union-Patriotic Front (ZANU-PF) party.
  • Trump and Son at Legal Risk If Found Lying About Russia Meeting

    Trump and Son at Legal Risk If Found Lying About Russia Meeting

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    In a series of tweets Friday morning, Mr. Trump wrote, "So the Fake News doesn't waste my time with dumb questions, NO, I did NOT know of the meeting with my son, Don jr ". arranged when he believed the Russian lawyer had damaging information about Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton . "So tell me Rudy, why should we trust Trump's denials?" With the American economy having surged to its fastest growth rate since 2014, Mr Trump was keen to draw attention to it with the 2018 ...
  • Powerful quake kills 14 on Indonesian tourist island Lombok

    Powerful quake kills 14 on Indonesian tourist island Lombok

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    The strong quake was centred about 160km north-northeast of Maumere town on the island of Flores, the USGS said, at a depth of 570km. Indonesia's Meteorological, Climatological and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) said more than 80 tremors followed, the largest of which measured 5.7 magnitude.
  • Israel arrests Italian graffiti artists in West Bank

    Israel arrests Italian graffiti artists in West Bank

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    In a December 2017 video that quickly went viral the then 16-year-old Tamimi is seen slapping and kicking soldiers in the driveway of her home. She faced 12 charges, including aggravated assault, and in March plead guilty to a reduced charge sheet that included assault.
  • At least 10 dead, 40 hurt as 6.4 quake hits Indonesia island

    At least 10 dead, 40 hurt as 6.4 quake hits Indonesia island

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    Many buildings have been damaged and some of the injured are being treated in hospital, officials say. The Red Cross is still trying to ascertain how many people could be missing, IFRC spokeswoman Husni told CNN. Around 43 quakes were recorded after the initial tremors - the largest one recorded at 5.7 - with more tremors in popular party island Bali. Earthquakes are common in Indonesia, which is located on the seismically active "Ring of Fire" that surrounds the shores of the Pacific ...
  • At least 25 dead as bus ploughs into gorge

    At least 25 dead as bus ploughs into gorge

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    Anupam Srivastava, the Commandant with the Battalion of the NDRF said, "Till 12 noon am, a total of 28 bodies have been taken out". According to the authorities, 34 people, including two drivers, were travelling in the 40-seater bus. Local rescuers, policemen from Poladpur station have rushed to the spot for rescue operations. The government will also bear the medical expenses of those injured, reported ANI .
  • Body of newborn baby found on flight to Delhi from Imphal

    Body of newborn baby found on flight to Delhi from Imphal

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    Air Asia said in a statement the police detained the woman for investigation after questioning all female passengers, news agency PTI reported. The airline said the newborn was found lifeless by staff as they prepared for landing. AirAsia India also apologized to all the flying guests for experiencing disruptions in their scheduled flights. The foetus has been sent for postmortem and the lady, who is suspected to be the mother, has been sent for medical examination.
  • Gaza teen dies of wounds from Israeli border fire: ministry

    Gaza teen dies of wounds from Israeli border fire: ministry

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    Israeli troops shot dead two Palestinians during Friday protests at the Gaza-Israel fence, the health ministry said in a statement. The unrest coincides with the first anniversary of the al-Aqsa protests in July 2017 when tens of thousands of Palestinians prayed outside the compound for almost two weeks, protesting against the new metal detectors installed by Israeli authorities.
  • British-Irish Intergovernmental conference meets in London

    British-Irish Intergovernmental conference meets in London

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    Ireland's deputy prime minister said his government would back moves to lengthen the negotiating period by extending Article 50 if the United Kingdom government requested it, adding the deadline would only be extended if it was "necessary to get a sensible agreement".
  • Drug cartel puts price on dog's head after cocaine bust

    Drug cartel puts price on dog's head after cocaine bust

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    A notorious drugs gang in Colombia has placed a £53,000 price on the head of a crime-busting police sniffer dog. Sombra had worked in ports along the Atlantic coast, and recently sniffed out over 11,000 pounds of cocaine in the coastal town of Turbo, and found another 8,800 pounds of it tucked in cars to be exported.
  • Mueller is now investigating Trump’s tweets

    Mueller is now investigating Trump’s tweets

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    But, Trump has often claimed he would never have hired the former senator had he known Mr Sessions would recuse himself from the Russian investigation. Mueller's team is also said to be seeking information about a January incident in which Trump questioned White House counsel Don McGahn about reports the lawyer had told investigators about Trump's efforts to fire Mueller.
  • Japan executes sarin attack cult members

    Japan executes sarin attack cult members

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    Thirteen members of the group had been sentenced to death. Japan , along with the U.S., is one of the few major industrialized nations that administers capital punishment. Their leader Shoko Asahara , 63, was hanged earlier this month , along with six other members. Lawyer Taro Takimoto, who was subjected to an AUM sarin attack, said the latest executions were "cruel", writing on his blog he wondered how the six executed Thursday must have felt during the 20 days since Asahara and the ...
  • Taliban attacks intelligence convoy in Kabul

    Taliban attacks intelligence convoy in Kabul

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    He said the incident took place after a suicide bomber detonated his explosives near the convoy of the intelligence operatives. Claiming responsibility for the attack, Zabihullah Mujahed, a Taliban spokesman, tweeted that the NDS convoy was hit by a suicide auto bomber in Kabul , allegedly "killing dozens" of security forces.
  • Trump Celebrates GDP Surge: America is Winning Again

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    The U.S. economy surged in the April-June quarter, growing at an annual rate of 4.1 percent. Trump seized the chance to declare his policies, including the biggest tax overhaul since the Reagan era, a success, calling the data "amazing" and "very sustainable".
  • Putin offers Greece help in combating wildfires

    Putin offers Greece help in combating wildfires

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    A fire broke out north east of the capital in the area of Rafina , a seaside resort of permanent residences and holiday homes popular with Athenians and tourists. DW's Charlotte Chelsom-Pill, who is in Mati , near Rafina , said the blaze in the resort town was now out but dozens of people were still thought to be missing.
  • ACLU blasts administration: They ‘didn’t meet the deadline’ on reuniting migrant families

    ACLU blasts administration: They ‘didn’t meet the deadline’ on reuniting migrant families

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    As has been the case with previous court updates , the numbers are approximate and subject to change. Likewise, Beth Werlin, executive director of the American Immigration Council , which represented 90 separated families, declared in a written statement , "The government's failure to comply with the court order to reunify the thousands of separated children and parents confirms the administration's utter disregard for the humane and fair treatment of families coming to our country in ...
  • New Zealand claims Australia copied their flag

    New Zealand claims Australia copied their flag

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    Acting Prime Minister of New Zealand Winston Peters has demanded that Australia change its flag and to find your own design. The Australian flag (bottom) and the New Zealand flag, with its distinctive red stars, fly on the Sydney Harbour Bridge in 2005.
  • Trump denies lawyer's Russian Federation collusion claim

    Trump denies lawyer's Russian Federation collusion claim

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    Michael Cohen is now apparently saying Trump knew, while Trump took to Twitter this morning to adamantly deny it. The newsman said that a single meeting with a Russian lawyer, President Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner , then-campaign-chairman Paul Manafort , and other staffers is a far cry from collusion.