• Girl, 4, dead after being thrown into Florida river
Girl, 4, dead after being thrown into Florida river

She was taken to a hospital and pronounced dead. A girl died Thursday afternoon after being thrown into the Hillsborough River, according to Tampa police. The report adds that the little girl was discovered unconscious about 75 feet offshore. "I loved her with every bone in my body", the report said. ".

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  • Iran seen ramping up military drills amid rising tensions with the US
Iran seen ramping up military drills amid rising tensions with the US

Anonymous US officials said the drills appeared created to send a message to Washington , which is intensifying its economic and diplomatic pressure on Tehran but so far stopping short of using the US military to counter Iran and its proxies.

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  • Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro survives drone attack, minister says
Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro survives drone attack, minister says

His speech ended abruptly, and the broadcast then panned to the face of a young soldier before focusing on the street in front of makeshift stand where Mr. The soldiers lined up in ranks then began running. He said various drones carried out the attack but didn't say who might have deployed them or explain if the drones had dropped bombs or been ...

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  • New Zealand leader finds new focus as a parent
New Zealand leader finds new focus as a parent

Outlining her agenda for her first week back, Ardern said she would get to work on mental health, environment and trade issues in the immediate future. Ardern has said she is keen to work with business leaders and has been active in steps to rescue the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement, with her government also pushing an aggressive trade a...

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  • Australian climber survives week trapped in freezing conditions on New Zealand mountain
Australian climber survives week trapped in freezing conditions on New Zealand mountain

Strong winds, subzero temperatures and heavy rain for days halted helicopters trying to reach the missing man throughout the week, with search teams earlier finding his heavier equipment at a hut. The rescuers had a tent and other supplies and stayed with him overnight. The climber set off up the Mt Aspiring "alone and lightly packed". The weat...

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  • Iran Condemns Saudi Airstrikes on Yemeni Hospital, Market
Iran Condemns Saudi Airstrikes on Yemeni Hospital, Market

Earlier on Friday, the UN's humanitarian coordinator in Yemen, Lise Grande, voiced shock at the strike on the Al-Thawra hospital, saying it had put the cholera response at risk. Later on Thursday, Griffiths announced plans to invite Yemen's warring parties to Geneva on september 6 to hold the first round of consultations.

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  • Accountant of ex-Trump aide Manafort testifies she helped falsify documents
Accountant of ex-Trump aide Manafort testifies she helped falsify documents

But lawyers have made no mention of Trump or possible campaign coordination with the Kremlin, the central question behind the special counsel's investigation. "I asked multiple times for his bills to be paid, and there weren't enough funds to pay them, including our bill", said Washkuhn, who works at NKSFB LLC in Newport Beach, California.

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  • Europe's record temperature could be broken as Portugal and Spain heat up
Europe's record temperature could be broken as Portugal and Spain heat up

Met Office meteorologist Aidan McGivern commented on the conditions: "A dry and warm one for most places this weekend, but there will be cloudy skies at times in the north west and it will be damp as well occasionally for Scotland's islands and highlands".

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  • Denmark fines woman $202 for wearing face veil
Denmark fines woman $202 for wearing face veil

Police said both women were charged with violating the peace and said one had also been charged with violating the full-face veil law. Mr Borcher said: 'We don't start taking the niqab or burka ban off people. The woman in the veil encountered another female who tried to tear it off, resulting in a minor scuffle. Repeat offenders of the ban cou...

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  • Man who killed president's doctor held 20-year-old grude, police say
Man who killed president's doctor held 20-year-old grude, police say

Pappas began to walk away but stopped and spread his arm as the witness approached him. Responding officers arrived in the area shortly after and were able to pinpoint Pappas' location, closing in on him around 9:30 a.m. In 2000, Hausknecht treated Bush for heart problems, the Associated Press reported . She died on the operating table, Acevedo sa...

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  • Goats Invade a Boise NEIGHborhood
Goats Invade a Boise NEIGHborhood

She said most people rent their goats from their Middleton business to eat weeds or trim down grass for wildfire abatement. They gathered the docile herd and said all 118 of the goats were accounted for. They then began wandering from lawn to lawn, looking for snacks, meeting the neighbours and attracting all the attention. "Half the neighb...

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  • Republican Party chair bashes megadonor Koch network after trade criticism
Republican Party chair bashes megadonor Koch network after trade criticism

Trump's public attacks against Koch and his brother David, who recently retired, highlight a growing divide between the populist base of the Republican Party represented by the President and the business-minded wing that for years has relied heavily on the Koch brothers' financial support and influence.

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  • Deadly helicopter crash kills at least 18 in Russia's Siberia
Deadly helicopter crash kills at least 18 in Russia's Siberia

The helicopter was reportedly taking workers to an oil station. Rescuers "could not approach" the scene due to the extreme heat of flames. Investigators will inquire into the incident, a local official told RIA Novosti, naming technical issues or pilot error among the most probable causes of the crash.

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  • New Mandatory Evacuation Ordered In Lake County
New Mandatory Evacuation Ordered In Lake County

The twin fires have destroyed 41 homes. Shasta County Sheriff Tom Bosenkoannounced Wednesday afternoon that the last person reported missing in the aftermath of the Carr fire - Bruce Brown of Old Shasta- has been located, and is safe.

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  • USA hits Russian bank with sanctions for North Korea-related activity
USA hits Russian bank with sanctions for North Korea-related activity

The US Treasury Department says the Moscow-based bank had conducted "a significant transaction" for a chief representative of North Korea's primary foreign exchange bank. The labor and oil sanctions are part of a series of sanctions adopted by the Security Council past year that are aimed at eliminating important revenue streams for Kim Jong Un's ...

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  • China says U.S. ‘disappoints’ the world with trade war
China says U.S. ‘disappoints’ the world with trade war

The US Trade Representative announced Wednesday it was considering raising import duties on an additional list of Chinese goods by 25 percent instead of the previously planned 10 percent. But Trump's tariffs have drawn criticism at home in the United States for driving up costs for consumers and companies that rely on Chinese imports.

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  • NAFTA: Mexican official says
NAFTA: Mexican official says "getting close" on autos deal

While Mexico and Canada have repeatedly emphasized the need to keep the deal between all three countries, negotiating with Mexico and then Canada would be in keeping with President Donald Trump's preference for striking bilateral agreements.

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  • Danish ban on Islamic full-face veil takes effect
Danish ban on Islamic full-face veil takes effect

Supporters claim the ban helps Muslim immigrants integrate into Danish society. She added the government's argument that it is important for people for people to see each other's face as they communicate is invalid because veil-wearing Muslims "put much more energy and body language into their communication than other people because they know...

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  • Former White House aide predicts showdown over border wall in December
Former White House aide predicts showdown over border wall in December

In an interview with conservative talk show host Rush Limbaugh, the president called the issue of shutting down the government over obtaining funding for his border security program a "great campaign issue". Republican leaders believed they had an understanding with Trump last week when they met at the White House to discuss strategy ahead of the...

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  • China keen on military drills with Asean, insists on keeping US out
China keen on military drills with Asean, insists on keeping US out

On the sidelines of the event, Zarif held separate meetings with Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong as well as his Philippines, Japanese and Turkish counterparts for talks on bilateral ties as well as regional and worldwide issues, including the Iran nuclear agreement.

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