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Terror attacks: 2 killed in France, 5 injured in Canada

Terror attacks: 2 killed in France, 5 injured in Canada

France has experienced dozens of Islamic extremist terror attacks over the last two years. Meanwhile, France's counter-terrorism prosecutor has opened an investigation into the attack, but said no motive had been immediately given. The main suspect in a Marseille attack in which two women were stabbed to death had been arrested and let go in Lyon two days before the assault at the train station, authorities said . Read More

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Maria regains hurricane strength off the Outer Banks coast

Maria regains hurricane strength off the Outer Banks coast

Storm and surge watches and warnings have been issued for parts of North Carolina, with tropical storm conditions and unsafe flooding possible within the next few days. Dare County Emergency Management Director Drew Pearson said Tuesday morning that it's impossible to get exact figures on how many people evacuated Hatteras Island after they were ordered to do so. Read More

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Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny detained ahead of rally

Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny detained ahead of rally

Russian opposition leader Alexey Navalny called on his supporters to attend a rally in the Volga city of Nizhny Novgorod after police detained him in Moscow as he prepared to travel to the event. Authorities have refused to give permission... Some 200 to 300 people turned up, an AFP photographer at the scene saw. Russian Federation is set to hold an election in March, with President Vladimir Putin expected to seek another term. Read More

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Thousands of emergency supply containers are trapped at Puerto Rico's port

Thousands of emergency supply containers are trapped at Puerto Rico's port

Volunteers have gathered to separate goods that will be sent to Puerto Rico. The Jones Act restricts shipping between American ports to American ships with American crews and owners. Of the 69 hospitals on the island, about 59 were believed to be operational but their status and whether they have power was unknown, DoD said. He said getting aid where it was needed has been a challenge because of the magnitude of the destruction on the island. Read More

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Supreme Court Will Hear Case on Mandatory Fees to Unions

Supreme Court Will Hear Case on Mandatory Fees to Unions

IL employee Mark Janus contends he shouldn't have to pay the fees because he is forced to support the speech of a union bargaining representative who is negotiating on political issues such as wages, pensions and benefits. On Thursday morning, the Supreme Court agreed to hear Janus v. "People shouldn't be forced to surrender their First Amendment right to decide for themselves what organizations they support just because they decide to work for the state, their local government or a ... Read More

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Crude Oil Prices Start the Week a Touch Lower

Crude Oil Prices Start the Week a Touch Lower

U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures dipped 21 cents, or around 0.4%, to $50.45 a barrel by 3:50AM ET (0750GMT), not far from a four-month high of $51.11 touched last week. OPEC and its allies have been considering extending the deal beyond the end of March when it is due to expire. However, it's not possible to say whether the deal will need to be extended until closer to expiry, Kuwait's Oil Minister Issam Almarzooq said. Read More

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Church shooting suspect has court date Wednesday

Church shooting suspect has court date Wednesday

One person is dead and eight others are injured after a man in a ski mask opened fire as a Church of Christ in Antioch, Tenn., concluded its Sunday worship. He also asked for people to pray for those who were affected by the shooting. "My grandmother hid under a church pew". The trace would give authorities an indication of where the gun was purchased, who purchased it and whether it was purchased legally, the ATF representative said. Read More

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U.S. urges all nations to stop the spread of nuclear weapons

U.S. urges all nations to stop the spread of nuclear weapons

The head of the nuclear test monitoring agency CTBTO said on Saturday that analysts were "looking at unusual seismic activity of a much smaller magnitude" than the Sept 3 test in North Korea. It imposes a 180-day ban on vessels and aircraft that have visited North Korea from visiting the US. Because North Korea is the world's lowest-spending nuclear state , the level of economic stress needed to halt funding to the country's nuclear weapons program probably can not be applied without severe ... Read More

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NZ opposition leader Jacinda Ardern admits defeat

NZ opposition leader Jacinda Ardern admits defeat

When asked how she felt about her chances during Saturday's election, Ms Ardern said, "Absolutely hopeful, we have given this campaign everything". Votes for the Green Party reached 6.2 percent. "We'll make a decision in the interests of all New Zealand and New Zealand First, that is the whole country, not ourselves in the party but in the national interest and that will take some time", he added. Read More

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Trump says to put more sanctions on N. Korea

Trump says to put more sanctions on N. Korea

Trump asserted that North Korea's reckless pursuit of nuclear weapons threatens entire world with enormous loss of human life. Earlier on September 18, US President Donald Trump mocked Kim by calling him " Rocket Man ". President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un spent the past week trading insults and ratcheting up the already-high tension between the countries. Read More

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Minnesota targeted by Russia-backed groups before 2016 election

Minnesota targeted by Russia-backed groups before 2016 election

Secretary of State Kim Wyman said in a statement that the Department of Homeland security informed her office Friday of the attempted breach, which state officials had already been aware of. Other states targeted include Alabama, Colorado, Illinois, Maryland, Virginia and Washington. And he says the Department of Homeland Security confirmed there was no breach or compromise of Wisconsin's data. Read More

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Trump is driving Pakistan into China's arms

Trump is driving Pakistan into China's arms

US President Donald Trump today told world leaders that it is time to "expose" and "hold responsible" those countries that provide funding and safe havens to terror groups, weeks after he warned Pakistan for supporting "agents of chaos". The Afghan president also said be believes Trump's strategy has a better chance of success than Obama's. Afghanistan today accused Pakistan that it was diverting the attention of the worldwide community from its "longstanding failure" to take effective ... Read More

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Kenya's supreme court says the presidential election was

Kenya's supreme court says the presidential election was "infiltrated and compromised"

It was the first time in Africa that a court had agreed with an opposition demand to cancel a presidential election over rigging allegations. In addition to the technology problems, opposition candidate Raila Odinga - set to contest the election against Mr Kenyatta - has said he will not take part in the re-run unless members of the country's electoral commission are replaced. Read More

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Trump Wants To Hold A Military Parade In DC On July 4

Trump Wants To Hold A Military Parade In DC On July 4

And I think a tremendous thing for France and for the spirit of France. Trump also noted that the USA spent over $700 billion on military spending this year. "That military may come marching down Pennsylvania Avenue". "Being a great president has to do with a lot of things, but one of them is being a great cheerleader for the country", Trump said in the January interview. Read More

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