• Colombia holds referendum on anti-corruption measures aimed at appeasing voters
Colombia holds referendum on anti-corruption measures aimed at appeasing voters

Colombians voted on seven potential anti-corruption measures, including reducing the salaries of members of Parliament, the time limit to work in public office, non-admission to the government positions after the incrimination of corruption, disclosure of information about taxes, income and state deputies and members of the government and replace...

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  • Incumbents Curbelo, Murphy win big in Florida congressional primaries
Incumbents Curbelo, Murphy win big in Florida congressional primaries

The victor of the Florida governor's race will give his or her party an advantage in a key political battleground heading into the 2020 presidential campaign. Rick Scott is expected to easily clinch the Republican U.S. Senate nomination, which would put him against longtime Democratic incumbent Bill Nelson in the November 6 general election.

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  • Environment minister Nicolas Hulot quits French government
Environment minister Nicolas Hulot quits French government

Macron added, its the European nations' responsibility to ensure security for its citizens. Macron´s comments came after a string of gestures from US President Donald Trump distancing himself from traditional North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies.

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  • Donald Trump Apparently Thinks The U.S. Flag Has A Blue Stripe
Donald Trump Apparently Thinks The U.S. Flag Has A Blue Stripe

As you know the flag is indeed red, white and blue; the 13 stripes which represent the 13 British colonies that declared their independence and became the USA's first states in 1776 are only red and white. While some were not impressed with Trump's faux pas, others found the incident hilarious. TIME Magazine's Creative Cover Series Show US Preside...

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  • UAE, Saudis may have committed war crimes in Yemen: UN Experts
UAE, Saudis may have committed war crimes in Yemen: UN Experts

Coalition forces have imposed severe restrictions on Red Sea ports and Sanaa airport, depriving Yemenis of vital supplies, which may also constitute worldwide crimes, the experts said. The war has left almost 10,000 people dead and unleashed what the United Nations describes as the world's worst humanitarian crisis. It also said that the coalition'...

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  • Google Responds To Trump Vowing Action Against 'RIGGED' Search Results
Google Responds To Trump Vowing Action Against 'RIGGED' Search Results

Google is immensely secretive about how it ranks search results and news stories, and is attempting to personalise its Google News service towards its users' preferences. Other factors such as personal browsing history and how certain keywords appear on the page also affect how pages are ranked. In other words, they have it RIGGED, for me & other...

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  • Prominent NFL player to take part in Sen. John McCain's funeral service
Prominent NFL player to take part in Sen. John McCain's funeral service

President Obama ordered flags at the White House be flown at half-staff for almost five days after Democratic Senator Ted Kennedy of MA died in 2009. John McCain , a long-serving senator, former Republican presidential candidate and ex-prisoner of war, died on Saturday.

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  • Iran and Syria sign defence and reconstruction deal
Iran and Syria sign defence and reconstruction deal

Iranian Defence Minister Amir Hatami, left, meets with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in Damascus on Sunday, Aug. 26, 2018. Iran and Syria reached the deal following meetings Sunday between their defense ministers and Syria's President Bashar al-Assad, according to Iran's semiofficial Tasnim News Agency.

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  • USA boy, 9, dies after enduring bullying about being gay
USA boy, 9, dies after enduring bullying about being gay

Jamel Myles had only just started at a new school days before taking his own life. "He was like, 'Mom I'm gay, '" his mother, said Leia Pierce , who lives in Denver , Colorado. She is calling for more "accountability" over bullies. "My baby killed himself", Pierce told The Denver Post on Monday. "Give kids space to talk and make sure tha...

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  • UN Court Has No Jurisdiction In Iran Sanctions Case
UN Court Has No Jurisdiction In Iran Sanctions Case

Iran last month lodged a complaint with the Hague-based tribunal, reasoning that the sanctions violate the terms of a 1955 friendship treaty between the two countries. Iran's currency the rial has lost around half its value since April. Although the United States' European allies have protested against Trump's move, most Western companies intend ...

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  • Giant Squid Washes up in New Zealand
Giant Squid Washes up in New Zealand

According to the representative of the Department of conservation , found the monster is actually a giant squid, which "is quite rare but is not unique". Generally, giant squids are known to hunt by themselves, unlike other sea creatures that hunt in packs. "Bugger seeing that in the water", one member of the group commented .

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  • Uhuru Kenyatta in Historic White House Visit
Uhuru Kenyatta in Historic White House Visit

Kenyatta says his country and the USA have signed two agreements that will allow American companies to invest $238m for projects in the African nation. And that seems to be going along well. We are here to renew that partnership. Additionally, Kenyatta said both countries have "excellent cooperation" in fighting terrorism, adding, he wants to str...

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  • Theresa May to push post-Brexit trade with South Africa
Theresa May to push post-Brexit trade with South Africa

The warning came hours after Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab sought to play down the risk of a no-deal as he issued guidance for businesses in that eventuality - describing the impact as a "potential short-term disruption". In a statement from the UK government, the trip to Africa and specifically Kenya will also be historic to both the United Kingdo...

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  • U.S. Senator John McCain Dies at 81
U.S. Senator John McCain Dies at 81

The son of a USA admiral, McCain became a Navy aviator and flew bombing missions during the Vietnam War. As McCain pursued his own re-election to the Senate in 2016, he broke with his party's nominee after a video aired in which Trump could be heard bragging that when he saw handsome women he would sometimes "grab 'em by the pussy".

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  • White House returns flag to half staff after backlash
White House returns flag to half staff after backlash

McCain was critical of Trump, and in a speech last September warned of what he called "half-baked nationalism" that the president has brought to the fore in national politics. Kelli Ward, a Republican seeking Arizona's Senate seat in Tuesday's primary , issued an apology Monday after she wrote in a Facebook comment Saturday that Sen.

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  • Judge blocks distribution of 3D-printed gun blueprints until case is resolved
Judge blocks distribution of 3D-printed gun blueprints until case is resolved

Earlier this month, the Electronic Frontier Foundation said the argument advanced by the states is risky because it seeks to make government officials arbiters of what can be said online, a state of affairs that could limit discussions of artificial intelligence technologies, defenses against chemical weapons, or secure communications.

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  • Dershowitz says NY probe, not Mueller, is 'greatest threat' to Trump
Dershowitz says NY probe, not Mueller, is 'greatest threat' to Trump

Dershowitz, a Harvard Law professor emeritus, explained on "Fox & Friend" on Monday that Trump has constitutional defenses to Mueller's Russian Federation probe, but that is not the case with respect to the investigations being conducted by the U.S.

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  • Vietnam says John McCain helped 'heal the wounds of war'
Vietnam says John McCain helped 'heal the wounds of war'

Among those remembering the life of U.S. Senator John McCain are leaders and politicians from South Asia and Iraq, where the late senator forged bonds over decades of diplomacy. he had good teaching skills". Here are three must-read reflections on McCain's life from those who knew him. Flake also said he was proud of the way McCain voted agains...

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  • United States senator McCain 'a truly great man': PM
United States senator McCain 'a truly great man': PM

After McCain criticized Trump's harsh rhetoric on illegal immigration, Trump disparaged McCain's military service by saying he preferred "people who weren't captured". While it's unclear whether the President would oppose renaming one of the Senate's three office buildings after McCain, a showdown over the renaming could lead some Republicans to ha...

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  • Earthquakes in western Iran kill two, injure 310
Earthquakes in western Iran kill two, injure 310

The US Geological Survey said two more earthquakes of magnitudes 4.4 and 4.2 also hit the province. The quake killed two: a 70-year-old man in Thalath-i-Babajani county, and a pregnant woman in Eslamabad-e Gharb, both by heart attack. President Hassan Rouhani said those responsible would be held to account. In neighboring Iraq, nine people were k...

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