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Yingluck may have fled Thailand before ruling, minister says

Yingluck may have fled Thailand before ruling, minister says

Former Thai PM Yingluck Shinawatra has fled overseas, sources say, ahead of a verdict in her trial over a rice subsidy scheme . Norrawit Larlaeng, Yingluck's lawyer, confirmed a warrant had been ...

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Trump's Executive Order For Venezuela Targets Maduro's Financing

Trump's Executive Order For Venezuela Targets Maduro's Financing

The official spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss the measures in greater detail. The move comes ahead of a meeting of heads of states including Venezuela that will seek accords on oil price...

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'Blood on your hands!' Chaos erupts at Charlottesville council meeting

'Blood on your hands!' Chaos erupts at Charlottesville council meeting

The vote to cover the statues of Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson was unanimous, and was meant to recognize the city's mourning after a violent demonstration that left one woman dead and scores...

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USA and Russian Federation commanders exchange '10-12 calls' a day on Syria

USA and Russian Federation commanders exchange '10-12 calls' a day on Syria

On 6 June, the SDF and coalition forces launched the final phase of their operation to recapture Raqqa from IS control. Almost 800 civilians have been killed since the battle for Raqqa began, two and ...

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Right to Privacy A Fundamental Right

Right to Privacy A Fundamental Right

Then he said: "Decision in MP Sharma stands overruled". The verdict was announced in Courtroom No.1, the court of Chief Justice of India Khehar. The five-judge constitution bench on July 18 made...

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Saudi-led airstrike kills 48 in Yemen

Saudi-led airstrike kills 48 in Yemen

The death toll is expected to rise. Over the past two-and-a-half years, constant airstrikes have killed civilians and destroyed bridges and hospitals , and because the Saudi coalition has shut down...

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Active shooter situation in downtown Charleston, SC

Active shooter situation in downtown Charleston, SC

This is published unedited from the IANS feed. Witnesses said the gunman brandished a pistol and said " There's a new boss in town " as he entered Virginia's On King in the heart of the city's c...

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Minister congratulates pupils on results in 'reformed' GCSEs

Minister congratulates pupils on results in 'reformed' GCSEs

Former headgirl Melissa Hussain, 16, achieved 11 GCSEs , including A*s in RE, additional science, computing and history with grade 8s in maths and English literature. An impressive 75 and 67 per cent...

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BJP minority morcha welcomes SC verdict on triple talaq

BJP minority morcha welcomes SC verdict on triple talaq

The All India Shia Personal Law Board spokesperson Maulana Yasoob Abbas too welcomed the decision, saying it will help end harassment of Muslim women in the name of triple talaq . "Welcome the Supr...

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Colin Kaepernick supporters rally outside National Football League headquarters in Manhattan

Colin Kaepernick supporters rally outside National Football League headquarters in Manhattan

Kaepernick stirred controversy a year ago for sitting or kneeling during the anthem , in protest against the treatment of black Americans. Fans outside the National Football League headquarters o...

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US Dept. of State issues travel warning for Mexico

US Dept. of State issues travel warning for Mexico

In Los Cabos , located in Baja California Sur , the department says criminal activity continues to be an issue and the homicide rate is high. The advisory came after a Milwaukee Journal Sentinel in...

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United Kingdom says European court won't have direct control post-Brexit

United Kingdom says European court won't have direct control post-Brexit

The UK wants to continue to collaborate at bilateral, regional and multilateral levels. Opponents of Brexit said the paper showed the government was softening its stance. This point isn't hypothet...

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Baby pulled alive from rubble after deadly quake

Baby pulled alive from rubble after deadly quake

The quake that hit the island killed one and injured 25 others, officials said. A popular tourist resort, Ischia is a volcanic island in the Gulf of Naples, which is home to two active volcanoes (...

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Belize monitoring remnants of Harvey

Belize monitoring remnants of Harvey

But its remnants have entered very warm water in the Gulf of Mexico and will nearly certainly return to tropical storm strength. These storms will be scattered in coverage and will come to an end by e...

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White House placed in lockdown mode after mysterious package found inside premises

White House placed in lockdown mode after mysterious package found inside premises

According to The Hill , following the lockdown, Lafayette Square, across Pennsylvania Avenue from the White House, was also closed to pedestrians. According to initial reports, the Secret Service h...

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Amber Alert issued for 9-year-old boy from Santa Maria

Amber Alert issued for 9-year-old boy from Santa Maria

Police issued the alert after they were dispatched to a shooting at 230 N. College Drive in Santa Maria. A statewide Amber Alert was issued Tuesday morning for a 9-year-old boy who was abducte...

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Missing journalist died in submarine accident, inventor tells police

Missing journalist died in submarine accident, inventor tells police

She had reported from all over the world, including from North Korea, Sri Lanka and the Marshall Islands. Photos of the two emerged online standing next to each other in the sub's tower. TV2 showed...

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Judge shot in ambush outside Steubenville courthouse, 1 suspect dead

Judge shot in ambush outside Steubenville courthouse, 1 suspect dead

Police in the courthouse quickly came to the judge's rescue, including a probation officer who also shot at the suspect. "(I) think that everybody needs a little time to settle down a little bit (an...

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Moscow calls USA visa move attempt to stir up unrest in Russian Federation

Moscow calls USA visa move attempt to stir up unrest in Russian Federation

All non-immigrant visa operations will be halted from Wednesday and will resume "on a greatly reduced scale" from September 1, with applicant interviews conducted exclusively in Moscow , the U.S. R...

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Korea not to use Korea-US exercises as pretext for provocations

Korea not to use Korea-US exercises as pretext for provocations

Tensions between the United States and North Korea have grown in recent weeks. During last year's exercises, North Korea launched a ballistic missile from a submarine and put its military on the h...

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Finland names Turku knife attack suspect as Abderrahman Mechkah

Finland names Turku knife attack suspect as Abderrahman Mechkah

The main suspect, 18-year-old Moroccan asylum seeker Abderrahman Mechkah , is being investigated for two cases of murder with terrorist intent and eight attempted murders with terrorist intent, the p...

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US Secret Service Spends Year's Overtime Pay on 'Large' Trump's Family

US Secret Service Spends Year's Overtime Pay on 'Large' Trump's Family

He has taken seven trips to his Mar-a-Lago estate, traveled to his Bedminster, New Jersey golf resort five times and even returned to Trump Tower in New York City once. Additionally, Secret Servic...

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Trump weakens building standards for federally supported projects in flood-zones

Trump weakens building standards for federally supported projects in flood-zones

Obama's order required all federal agencies to apply risk-management standards to public infrastructure projects , but did not regulate private development. To demonstrate how the permitting process ...

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Venezuela's Constituent Assembly assumes new powers

Venezuela's Constituent Assembly assumes new powers

The constituent assembly was elected in late July to re-write the constitution, which the unpopular Maduro billed as the only solution to bring about peace after more than four months of deadly oppo...

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Eight injured in stabbing attack in Russia's Surgut

Eight injured in stabbing attack in Russia's Surgut

Image Credit: IRINA SHVETS / AP " An unknown man armed with a knife, moving along the central streets of the city, attacked passersby", was how the Russian police reported the situation. The man, name...

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