• Trump open to Moscow visit - if Putin invites him
Trump open to Moscow visit - if Putin invites him

White House deputy chief of staff for communications Bill Shine and press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders also banned a CNN reporter from that event after she asked Trump several pointed questions during a photo op with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker.

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  • Mugabe blasts Zim Military, ED Mnangagwa…Ballot Box NOT Bullet Box tomorrow
Mugabe blasts Zim Military, ED Mnangagwa…Ballot Box NOT Bullet Box tomorrow

Speaking from his home in the capital, Harare , on Sunday, the former president again said he had been "sacked" as part of a military coup and that he left office in order to "avoid conflict". Experts say the current election campaign has been the most peaceful for many decades. Moyo said Chamisa was the best candidate in the presidential electi...

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  • Trump denies foreknowledge of meeting with Russians
Trump denies foreknowledge of meeting with Russians

Trump railed against special counsel Robert Mueller's examination of past tweets, and finally said , "I did NOT know of the meeting with my son, Don Jr ". The meeting at Trump Tower - which was attended by Trump Jr., his brother-in-law Jared Kushner and then-campaign chairman Paul Manafort - was first publicly revealed in news reports in Jul...

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  • An quake in Lombok kills 10 and injures 12
An quake in Lombok kills 10 and injures 12

He tweeted: "People are gathering on the streets and empty fields to avoid collapsing buildings". In addition to the fatalities, at least 162 people were injured, according to Indonesia's National Disaster Management Agency. The victim, identified as Siti Nur Ismawida, 30, was with 17 other Malaysians who were on a mission to scale the volcanic M...

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  • Israel releases from jail Palestinian teen who struck soldier
Israel releases from jail Palestinian teen who struck soldier

The incident came just after Tamimi learned her cousin had been gravely wounded by an Israeli soldier who shot him in the head using a rubber-coated steel bullet. From her home, Ahed headed to a visit to the grave of the late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat. On Monday, the artists were confronted by Israeli soldiers when they began painting the ...

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  • Three dead in quake on Indonesia's Lombok
Three dead in quake on Indonesia's Lombok

The European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre, the European quake agency, put the magnitude at 6.5. He says several people have been injured. The Red Cross is still trying to ascertain how many people could be missing, IFRC spokeswoman Husni told CNN.

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  • Maharashtra bus accident: At least 30 killed, PM Modi offers condolences
Maharashtra bus accident: At least 30 killed, PM Modi offers condolences

Prakash Sawant-Desai, assistant superintendent of the agriculture university in Dapoli, had a miraculous escape when he was thrown out of the mini-bus that slid off the road and plunged into the Ambenali ghat on Saturday morning. Expressing grief over the death of 33 people in a bus accident in Maharashtra's Raigad district today, Chief Minister ...

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  • Britain must move in Brexit negotiations, Germany says
Britain must move in Brexit negotiations, Germany says

Asked if he accepted that Ireland had more to lose from a no-deal scenario than Britain, he said: "There's probably too much talk of the negative consequences of a no deal Brexit ". Pensioners who live within the European Union and receive their payments into their bank accounts could find themselves without any money if the United Kingdom leaves ...

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  • Suspect Climbs on Patrol Car's Roof as it Drives Down Texas Highway
Suspect Climbs on Patrol Car's Roof as it Drives Down Texas Highway

Eyewitness footage showed the suspect - 31-year-old Martin Estrada - apparently attempting a dramatic getaway. The Taylor County Sheriff's Office got quite a surprise Thursday afternoon when a prisoner escaped from a patrol vehicle while the arresting deputy was driving down an interstate highway.

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  • Colombian gang puts a $70,000 bounty on Sombra the drug-sniffing dog
Colombian gang puts a $70,000 bounty on Sombra the drug-sniffing dog

A Colombian drug cartel has put a price on the head of a drug-sniffing dog, after she found nearly 10 tonnes of the gang's cocaine . Colombian police recently revealed that the Gulf Clan, a cartel that boasts its own guerrilla army, has offered a reward of $7,000 to whoever kills or captures the savvy hound.

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  • Robert Mueller and Donald Trump Jr. Cross Paths at D.C. Airport
Robert Mueller and Donald Trump Jr. Cross Paths at D.C. Airport

Special counsel Robert Mueller and Donald Trump Jr . were both spotted just feet from one another at a boarding gate in Ronald Reagan National Airport (DCA) on Friday afternoon, and the internet quite simply could not resist turning it into a meme.

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  • Trump and Putin make plans for round two
Trump and Putin make plans for round two

He has such an invitation, I told him that". Trump has come under fire, even from Republican lawmakers, for having extended an invitation to Putin after the controversial summit in Helsinki, Finland . Putin, who has ruled Russian Federation for most of the last two decades, also lauded Mr. Trump for what he said was a unique quality in a polit...

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  • Japan executes remaining members of cult behind subway gas attack
Japan executes remaining members of cult behind subway gas attack

Japan , along with the USA, is one of the few major industrialized nations that administers capital punishment. In Japan executed six remaining members of the sect " AUM Shinrikyo ". The cult started in 1984 as a spiritual group and yoga school, mixing Buddhist and Hindu beliefs. "The hangings fail to address why people were drawn to a charis...

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  • Deaths as Taliban targets Afghan intelligence convoy
Deaths as Taliban targets Afghan intelligence convoy

He told Anadolu Agency that four security personnel were killed and five others wounded in the attack. Most of the victims were NDS officers, spokesman Stanikzai said. The attack reflects how the war between Afghan forces and the insurgents has gone unabated, despite attempts to bring the Taliban to the negotiating table.

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  • Unable to change their own flag, New Zealand demands Australia change theirs
Unable to change their own flag, New Zealand demands Australia change theirs

Nevertheless, a historian quoted this week on Newshub said that Australia was already awash in flags bearing the Southern Cross long before the design hit New Zealand. I've been in places like Turkey and elsewhere where they've confused our countries on the basis of those flags. New Zealand's Justice Minister Andrew Little last week accused Aus...

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  • Explosion reported outside the US Embassy in Beijing; suspect injured
Explosion reported outside the US Embassy in Beijing; suspect injured

Embassy in Beijing . Video from the area showed smoke billowing into the streets near the embassy. A witness who did not want to be identified told Reuters that he saw a middle-aged woman with two buckets of gasoline. Security has cordoned the area and rescue teams have reached the place, with emergency services. Meanwhile, there are rep...

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  • Trump hails United States economic growth spurt, promises more ahead
Trump hails United States economic growth spurt, promises more ahead

It averaged 2.2 percent during former President Barack Obama's tenure - not including the months it was contracting when he first took office - prompting many experts to declare it the "new normal". "I think you can go to 5 percent or 6 percent". In the April-June period, consumer spending had its biggest bounce in almost four years, with Ameri...

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  • Frantic relatives search for missing family members following Greece wildfires
Frantic relatives search for missing family members following Greece wildfires

More than 170 people were treated in hospitals for injuries including burns. The official death toll stood at 24 early Tuesday. "I don't know if they are OK". According to the, the two major fires have burned through pine forests east and west of the capital, with thousands of residents and tourists forced to flee.

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  • North Korea begins dismantling key test site, satellite imagery suggests
North Korea begins dismantling key test site, satellite imagery suggests

US-based website 38 North published imagery Monday indicating that Pyongyang has begun taking down a processing building and a rocket-engine test stand that had been used to test liquid-fuel engines at its Sohae Satellite Launching Station.

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  • Longest lunar eclipse of the century to happen Friday
Longest lunar eclipse of the century to happen Friday

The "totality" period, when light from the Moon is totally obscured, will last for one hour, 43 minutes. While lunar eclipses are treated with curiosity and wonder today, it wasn't always so. A lunar eclipse occurs when the moon passes behind Earth, so that the Earth blocks the sun's rays from striking the moon. Mr Kirkley said that the s...

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