• Zimbabwe ruling party wins majority seats in Parliament

    Zimbabwe ruling party wins majority seats in Parliament

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    The ruling party forced Mugabe to resign in November, when the military briefly seized control of the country, and replaced him with Mnangagwa, his former deputy and spy chief. "ZEC seeks to. reverse the people's presidential election victory". This could mean it would be a slow process to the final result. "We won the popular vote & will defend it", Mr.
  • United Kingdom far-right activist Tommy Robinson freed on bail

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    I have a lot to say but nothing to you. The 35-year-old admitted the charge and was jailed in May for filming outside Leeds Crown Court during a trial. "The decision at Leeds crown court to proceed to committal to prison so promptly and without due regard for [part] of the rules gave rise to unfairness", the judgement read.
  • Trump Holds Florida Rally

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    USA president Donald Trump has falsely claimed you need to show photo identification to buy groceries in his country. He first called for voter ID in January after he disbanded his controversial commission investigating allegations of voter fraud.
  • People Were Just Killed In A Deadly Canadian Plane Crash

    People Were Just Killed In A Deadly Canadian Plane Crash

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    A spokesman for the FAA says the plane crashed on approach to the airport. The CBC is reporting that the twin-engine plane was en route from Pembroke to Prince Edward Island today. Maine State Police later arrived at the scene to assist local authorities with the crash reconstruction, evidence collection and in recovering the deceased.
  • Trump demands Russian Federation probe end 'right now'

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    The President's comments come just hours after the trial of former Trump insider Paul Manafort began in northern Virginia, with Trump adding "These old charges have nothing to do with Collusion". "I think President Trump's far better off to endure this [investigation] publicly". Ben Rhodes, former foreign policy adviser to President Barack Obama, tweeted: "This is what the Republican Party supports - a relentless attack on the rule of law by the President of the United States to ...
  • NRC Row: Only Indian citizens can vote, says Election Commission

    NRC Row: Only Indian citizens can vote, says Election Commission

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    Assam lies on the border with Muslim-majority Bangladesh and is in the grip of social and communal tension as residents campaign against illegal immigrants, a fight backed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Hindu nationalist government. "To be included in the list, residents of the state had to apply and submit proof that they or their ancestors were in the 1951 NRC or any subsequent voter list till the cut-off date".
  • No Charges For Minneapolis Police Officers In June Shooting Fatality

    No Charges For Minneapolis Police Officers In June Shooting Fatality

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    And it came by news release after he was shouted down at a news conference by community members where he had planned to detail the case. Blevins' death and the officer's actions that day are being investigated by the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension, which will then turn its findings over to Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman to determine if Blevins' homicide was potentially criminal.
  • Key route cleared for trekkers stranded on quake-hit Lombok

    Key route cleared for trekkers stranded on quake-hit Lombok

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    According to reports, among the foreigners climbing the volcano mostly Thai tourists, with French, Dutch and Spanish making up the next-largest contingents. Deputy Head of Mission Zamshari Sahaharan at the Malaysian Embassy in Jakarta said they were encouraging all Malaysian who knew tourists in Lombok to contact consular officials.
  • Body Found In Mediterranean Near Wear UK Student Vanished

    Body Found In Mediterranean Near Wear UK Student Vanished

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    The US Embassy in Israel said it has been providing consular services to Jones' family. 'We will do everything possible to provide whatever support is needed'. Rescue forces and divers conducted a search of the water after she was reported missing, reported WDRB . The families of the students involved and the students in the program have been made aware of the situation.
  • IN family in duck boat tragedy seeks ban

    IN family in duck boat tragedy seeks ban

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    The estates of Belinda and Angela Coleman were listed as plaintiffs in a court filing Tuesday. The passengers might have survived if the Branson operators had not ignored a 2002 National Transportation Safety Board recommendation that all duck boat canopies should be removed, he said.
  • Pompeo to announce U.S. economic initiatives in…

    Pompeo to announce U.S. economic initiatives in…

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    Four of the world's six largest economies are there as well: China , Japan, India and the US. The new US initiatives and funding would be focused on digital economy, energy and infrastructure, Hook said, without giving any figures on investment amounts.
  • Trump launches religious freedom task force to undo another Obama legacy

    Trump launches religious freedom task force to undo another Obama legacy

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    Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Monday announced the creation of a Religious Liberty Task Force to identify opportunities for the Justice Department to engage in issues of religious freedom. The group primarily works to undermine LGBT anti-discrimination protections through a series of court battles, most notably representing baker Jack Phillips - and arguing that religious freedom gives him the right to discriminate against gay customers.
  • Cambodia ruling party claims 'huge victory' in vote decried as 'sham'

    Cambodia ruling party claims 'huge victory' in vote decried as 'sham'

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    Nineteen small - or hitherto unknown - parties are competing against Hun Sen's ruling Cambodian People's Party (CPP) in the absence of the main opposition. Hun Sen, 65, said that he intends to stay in power for at least two more five-year terms. "This election is in reality the funeral ceremony for Cambodian democracy", Asia Deputy Director of Human Rights Watch Phil Robertson tweeted.
  • Thieves Steal Swedish Crown Jewels Before Fleeing By Speedboat

    Thieves Steal Swedish Crown Jewels Before Fleeing By Speedboat

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    Swedish Police said in a statement they've deployed helicopters and boats to search for the pair, who sped off in a motorboat into the vast system of lakes west of Stockholm . Thomas Agnevik, a police spokesman, told Swedish TV that the regalia were " invaluable objects of national interest ". Strangnas is a small, quiet town with a population of about 13,000.
  • Zimbabwe's ruling party wins majority seats in Parliament, opposition questions poll

    Zimbabwe's ruling party wins majority seats in Parliament, opposition questions poll

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    A voter in Harare said Zimbabwe was eager to hear the election results as soon as possible. The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission has announced 110 seats for Zanu-PF so far, and 41 for MDC Alliance, ZBC state media reported. He said it was his fervent hope that the peaceful environment would continue after the elections. Thousands of supporters of the opposition Movement for Democratic Change chanted anti-government slogans in Harare and faced off against a heavy police presence, fearing ...
  • After BJP, Assam Congress chief slams Mamata Banerjee's 'civil war' comment

    After BJP, Assam Congress chief slams Mamata Banerjee's 'civil war' comment

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    Congress's Assam chief Ripun Bora also slammed the chief minister for trying to "provoke" a civil war. "I am shocked to see how Indians became foreigners... Accusing her of playing vote bank politics, he said, "I heard the whole speech and I am stunned by it". "The real infiltrator is BJP because they are interfering in everything - what you eat what you wear, even interfering in media", she said.
  • ‘Collusion Is Not a Crime’

    ‘Collusion Is Not a Crime’

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    Giuliani added that he had said Trump wasn't in the room for that meeting because there were in fact two different meetings. Trump launched his new attack hours before his former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, was due to go on trial on tax and bank fraud charges in Virginia.
  • 3D gun plans website suspends downloads after court ruling

    3D gun plans website suspends downloads after court ruling

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    Wilson scrupulously obeys all court orders", Blackman said, adding that he was awaiting the judge's written order before deciding on further legal action. "There is no indication in the settlement agreement or elsewhere that any analysis, study or determination was made by the government defendants in consultation with other agencies", says the release from the Attorney General's Office.
  • Police officer fatally shoots homeowner who killed intruder, authorities say

    Police officer fatally shoots homeowner who killed intruder, authorities say

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    While not routine, officers can be put back on the job even though an investigation into a shooting is not complete - guidelines for doing that vary from one department to another. That boy's father, Black's stepson, went in and began wrestling with the naked man. According to state records, Black held a license as a certified public accountant in Colorado from 1999 to 2008.
  • USA says remains provided by North Korea likely American

    USA says remains provided by North Korea likely American

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    Relations between the United States and North Korea appeared cordial recently, after Kim sent the remains of U.S. troops who died during the Korean War . The remains will undergo a lengthy forensics process at the military lab, which is staffed by more than 30 anthropologists, archaeologists and forensic odontologists.
  • Facebook finds 'sophisticated' efforts to disrupt United States politics, removes 32 accounts

    Facebook finds 'sophisticated' efforts to disrupt United States politics, removes 32 accounts

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    But Facebook said on Tuesday that "some of the activity is consistent" with that of the Saint Petersburg-based Internet Research Agency (IRA) - the Russian troll farm that managed many false Facebook accounts used during the 2016 vote. The ads were paid for in both USA and Canadian dollars, starting in April 2017 and ending in June 2018. We're told 17 profiles and eight pages in all were chopped from Facebook along with seven Instagram profiles.
  • Sean Spicer 'taken aback' by man's N-word claim

    Sean Spicer 'taken aback' by man's N-word claim

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    Lombard was then escorted away by a security guard. Lombard told the Newport Daily News that he attended the Portsmouth Abbey School around the same time as Spicer. The Newport Daily News caught Lombard's comments on camera. "I was 14. I was a scared kid then, Sean. I'm not scared to fight you now", Lombard can be heard yelling.
  • Plane crashes in Mexico, all 101 on board survive

    Plane crashes in Mexico, all 101 on board survive

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    Conesa thanked the crew "for their professionalism" and said that the aircraft "was perfectly maintained", but did not provide details on the circumstances of the accident. Officials and witnesses differ on whether the plane either fell shortly after takeoff or ran off the runway without really gaining altitude. Israel Solano Mejia says that "the majority of passengers left (the plane) under their own power".
  • Van driver fired after being caught on dashcam splashing pedestrians in Canada

    Van driver fired after being caught on dashcam splashing pedestrians in Canada

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    The video had been watched more than 624,000 times by Sunday afternoon, and some outraged viewers posted comments on Black and McDonald's Facebook page . A local contracting company has fired one of its drivers after dashcam video caught the driver swerving to splash at least three pedestrians. Sergeant Mark Gatien of the Ottawa police said "I would like to thank Black & MacDonald Ottawa Div.
  • Jury of six men, six women sworn in for Manafort trial

    Jury of six men, six women sworn in for Manafort trial

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    Dressed in a black suit with a silver tie, he consulted frequently with his five defence lawyers over which jurors to strike, donning glasses to pore over his notes. Mr. Manafort sat with his lawyers on Tuesday, with his wife behind him. The indictment says he and Gates moved money from Ukraine through foreign bank accounts to hide it from the Internal Revenue Service.
  • Swedish Royal Family crown jewels STOLEN from Strängnäs Cathedral

    Swedish Royal Family crown jewels STOLEN from Strängnäs Cathedral

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    The crown jewels of Charles IX and his wife Christina were buried with them upon their deaths in 1611 and 1625 respectively. According to reports, the burglars brazenly swiped "invaluable objects" straight from Strängnäs Cathedral in southeastern Sweden and made away with them on a motorboat.
  • Threats aside, Trump says he's willing to meet with Iranians

    Threats aside, Trump says he's willing to meet with Iranians

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    Trump said he had "no preconditions" for a meeting with the Iranians, adding, "If they want to meet, I'll meet". IRGC commander Mohammad Ali Jafari told Fars News agency: "Mr Trump, Iran is not North Korea , we will not accept your offer for a meeting".
  • Ron DeSantis teaches kids about Trump in new ad

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    President Donald Trump is traveling to Tampa Tuesday night to hold his first campaign event in the Sunshine State this election cycle. "Not good. Not nice". As Casey speaks, DeSantis is seen showing their young daughter how to " build a wall " with toy bricks - a reference to Trump's plan to erect a wall on the US-Mexico border - and reading from Trump's most famous book.
  • About 85 injured in Aeromexico plane crash but no fatalities

    About 85 injured in Aeromexico plane crash but no fatalities

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    He said the pilot and one other person were in serious but stable condition. Operations were suspended at Guadalupe Victoria airport after the crash. Earlier, he said a total of 49 people had been taken to hospitals, and officials said most had minor injuries. It could take "months" to ascertain the exact cause of the crash, said Luis Gerardo Fonseca, Head, civil aviation agency, but according to preliminary reports, bad weather was responsible.
  • Ten's Of Thousands of Ghost Gun Files Downloaded Despite Judges Order

    Ten's Of Thousands of Ghost Gun Files Downloaded Despite Judges Order

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    A four-year legal battle followed between digital weapons publisher Defense Distributed, pro-gun activists the Second Amendment Foundation and the federal government, which concluded with a surprise decision that U.S. A website that will allow anyone to download files to 3D print guns is facing a new legal battle, this time from local attorneys general, who want to stop the files from circulating across the US.
  • Trump slams billionaire conservative Koch brothers as

    Trump slams billionaire conservative Koch brothers as "total joke" in GOP

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    President Trump says he's made them richer, and added that the Koch network is "highly overrated" and he's "beaten them at every turn". The duo announced back in January that they were prepared to spend upwards of $400 million to keep the House, Senate, state legislative chambers and governorships firmly in Republican hands come November.
  • New laws needed to tackle fake news on social media, MPs warn

    New laws needed to tackle fake news on social media, MPs warn

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    Moscow has long sought to weaken the European Union, and the committee's report cited research showing that in the six months before the referendum in June 2016, the Kremlin's English-language outlets, Sputnik and Russia Today, published 261 articles supporting Britain's withdrawal from the bloc.
  • FACT CHECK: U.S. And North Korea After Their Singapore Summit

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    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un shakes hands with U.S. President Trump during their summit on June 12 in Singapore. Monday's reports about ongoing activities at Sanumdong are the latest to indicate that North Korea is still working on its nuclear and missile facilities, despite ongoing talks with the U.S.
  • Manafort trial to shed light on Mueller probe evidence

    Manafort trial to shed light on Mueller probe evidence

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    Manafort's bank fraud ..." President Trump denies any collusion with Russian Federation, and today tried to make the case publicly that collusion would not be a crime anyway. Jury selection begins Tuesday in a federal court in Alexandria , Virginia. Mr Mueller's team has estimated it could take eight to 10 days to present its case to the jury, suggesting the trial may last at least three weeks.
  • Trump says ready to meet Iran's Rouhani

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    Hours before Trump's statement, Iran's foreign ministry ruled out the possibility of negotiations with the USA government over the enduring bilateral problems. There had been speculation such a meeting might be in the works. What do the U.S. and Iran disagree on? "If they are honest in their words that they want to have negotiations with us without any preconditions , at least they should stay in the JCPOA (nuclear deal) or they should let us get the benefits of European trade", said ...
  • North Korea 'working on new missiles'

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    The officials say the evidence shows that North Korea is working on at least one liquid-fueled long-range ICBM at the plant that made the country's first missile capable of reaching the US. "We see shipping containers and vehicles coming and going". Their schemes include potentially claiming that they have completely denuclearized by declaring and disposing of 20 warheads while keeping dozens more, the Post wrote.
  • PM Modi may attend Imran Khan’s oath ceremony in Pakistan

    PM Modi may attend Imran Khan’s oath ceremony in Pakistan

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    The PTI's final count was 116 seats, a few short of half the number of elected seats: 137. Supporters of the Awami National Party, which won a single seat, have held demonstrations in different cities against the alleged vote rigging. In this regard, PTI leader Shah Mahmood Qureshi has said that many independent candidates were those who couldn't be allotted the PTI ticket due to which they contest on their own.