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World News Ukraine frees sailors from detained Russian tanker
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A view shows the Russian tanker, now called Nika Spirit and formerly named Neyma , which was detained by the Ukrainian security service in the port of Izmail, Ukraine in this handout picture obtained by Reuters on July 25, 2019. "If Russians are taken hostage, this would be interpreted as the crudest violation of worldwide law and consequences will not be long in coming", said the official.

World News Scores feared drowned in shipwreck off Libya
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More than 130 people were rescued at sea on Thursday by the Libyan coastguard. "The worst Mediterranean tragedy of this year has just occurred", said U.N. Traffickers and armed groups have exploited Libya's chaos since Gadhafi's overthrow, and have been implicated in widespread abuses of migrants, including torture and abduction for ransom.

World News Canada police use drones, dogs in hunt for teenage murder suspects
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Bryer Schmegelsky , who is 18, and his 19-year-old friend Kam McLeod are charged with second-degree murder in the death of one man and are suspects in the fatal shootings of a young couple. In a press release, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) said "Canada-wide warrants have been issued" for the two young men. The authorities say they have reason to believe the two childhood friends may be near the town of Gillam in Manitoba.

World News Iran's president hints at quid pro quo to release seized British ship
Author: 0 Iran's president hints at quid pro quo to release seized British ship

Rouhani said that while Iran does not seek a military conflict, it will not allow threats to its security in the important waterway. Dehghan's remarks appear to shift the Iranian position on talks with the United States. While declaring itself the unilateral protector of the Strait, along which Iran has more than 1,000 miles of coastline, Tehran also lashed out at the British government's own plan to form an worldwide coalition to protect commercial shipping interests in the Gulf, ...

World News Mumbai rains: 177 rescued from Mahalaxmi Express; Navy deploys 8 rescue teams
Author: 0 Mumbai rains: 177 rescued from Mahalaxmi Express; Navy deploys 8 rescue teams

As rain continued to lash the coastal districts, many towns were practically underwater since early on Saturday as flooding local rivers and other water bodies overflowed into residential areas. (India Meteorological Department) IMD has already issued an orange alert and urged the authorities to be alert and ready to take necessary action. Heavy rain is likely to continue in Mumbai over the weekend, weather office predicted on Friday.

World News Russian Federation completes first stage of S-400 delivery to Turkey
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The US has threatened to impose sanctions against Turkey for purchasing Russian missile defence systems and suspended deliveries of F-35 jets to Turkey . But if things continue like this, whether we want to or not, we may have to reconsider'. But the Turkish officials said on Thursday that there were no talks with Moscow on procuring alternatives to the F-35 jets for now.

World News California Judge Blocks Trump Asylum Restrictions at US-Mexico Border
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Judge Timothy Kelly, a Trump appointee to the court in Washington , ruled the administration can enforce its new policy while the case proceeds for more arguments. The objective of the plan was to force the vast majority of asylum seekers arriving from Central America to apply for asylum in Mexico without crossing into the United States.

World News U.S. to resume federal executions after 16-year break
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No federal executions have taken place since 2003 as the Justice Department reviewed its lethal injection protocol. Under the new rules, the federal execution protocol will change from a three-drug procedure to the administration of a single lethal dose of pentobarbital.

World News Puerto Rico governor to step down after weeks of protests
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Rosselló said he would continue working until August 2 to allow an orderly transition. "My only North Star has been the well-being of my island ", Rosselló said in Spanish. At a press conference Wednesday afternoon, Mendez had said that if the governor did not resign, he would be removed. More than 500,000 people have taken to the streets to protest against Rossello after text messages from him and other lawmakers were leaked.

World News Supreme Court Lets Trump Build the Wall; Lifts Injunction
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Those funds are expected to be used towards construction of parts of the wall in California , Arizona and New Mexico . It is a loss for critics, including the Sierra Club and the Southern Border Communities Coalition that argued the administration had illegally transferred the funds after Congress denied requests for more money to construct the wall.

World News WARNING GRAPHIC: FBI finds 'bucket of heads,' bodies sewn together in Arizona
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Reports state that 8 families filed a civil lawsuit against the facility on Monday, claiming that the bodies of their family members donated to the BRC were dismembered and sold for profit. Former Phoenix FBI special agent Mark Cwynar told the Republic he "personally observed various unsettling scenes" while inside the BRC. Outside the The Biological Resource Center in Phoenix, Arizona .

World News Paris hits new heat record, London boils in Europe heat wave
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The combination of heat, wind and possible lightning from thunderstorms also increases the risk of wildfires. The heat wave has been caused by a massive area of high pressure extending into the upper atmosphere, also known as a heat dome, that has temporarily rerouted the typical flow of the jet stream and allowed hot air from Africa to surge northward.

World News Trump signs 'safe 3rd-country' asylum agreement with Guatemala
Author: 0 Trump signs 'safe 3rd-country' asylum agreement with Guatemala

Under the deal, asylum seekers from Honduras and El Salvador, who have to traverse Guatemala on their way up to the United States , will be directed to seek protection there. Remittance payments from the United States are a top source of revenue for both Guatemala and Mexico. "The Trump administration must abandon this cruel and illegal plan to shut doors to families and individuals trying to rebuild their lives in safety", said Charanya Krishnaswami, the group's advocacy director for ...

World News Missing Canadian Teens Are Now Key Suspects In 3 B.C. Murders
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Shoihet said they are considered unsafe and urged the public not to approach them and to call 911. The Royal Canadian Mounted Police now consider the two teenagers to be suspects in the murders of Fowler and Deese - as well as that of a second unidentified man whose body was found several miles away from McLeod and Schmegelsky's burning truck.

World News Jeffrey Epstein found injured in his jail cell
Author: 0 Jeffrey Epstein found injured in his jail cell

After investigators found $70,000 in cash, 48 diamonds, and a foreign passport with Epstein's photograph but another name at his Manhattan home, he was deemed a flight risk and denied bail . Federal prosecutors indicted Epstein on charges of running a sex-trafficking operation that lured dozens of underage girls to sex parties in his NY mansion and his estate in Florida.

World News Two teen murder suspects may have left Manitoba town
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Mounties also reiterate the important of not creating or sharing online rumours, as this has created fear and panic. Courchaine says police are going door to door in Gillam and on the Fox Lake First Nation looking for leads as to where the suspects may be.

World News Flight attendants, airport staff join Hong Kong airport protest
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The ex-British province, which came back to Chinese rule in 1997, is entangled in its most noticeably bad political crisis for quite a long time following two months of progressively brutal protests that have presented one of the gravest populist difficulties to Communist Party rulers in Beijing.

World News INTO THE ABYSS: Democrats Say Mueller 'Delivered,' Ready to Launch 'Impeachment Investigation'
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Hannity airs weeknights at 9 p.m. on Fox News . It turned out that Mueller's testimony was more sophistic than animating. That Mueller had no knowledge of Fusion GPS seems to cement the conclusion that the supposedly wide-ranging, thorough investigation Mueller oversaw over Russian Federation interference in the 2016 election ignored what was potentially the most significant interference that took place: Russian Federation feeding Steele, the Democratic National Committee, and in ...

World News China supports USA offer to mediate Kashmir dispute
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On his trip to Washington , Khan also met with the Democratic speaker of the US House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi - so he's aware he must play the long game. like responsible country and a civilized society. A political leader from India's main opposition Congress party has remarked that it's possible that President Donald Trump claims to have been asked to "mediate on Kashmir" by Prime Minister Narendra Modi during their recent meet could have occurred due to Trump confusing ...

World News Six killed in blast at mayor's offices in Somalia
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The mayor of Somalia's capital, Mogadishu , is to be flown to Turkey for treatment along with several others injured in Wednesday's suicide attack that killed six people, officials have told BBC Somali. Mr Swan , who Al-Shabaab claim was their major target, condemned the attack. Some security officials said the attacker might have bribed corrupt officials.

World News Iran tanker seizure: Owner makes first contact with crew
Author: 0 Iran tanker seizure: Owner makes first contact with crew

Mohammad Mohammadi Golpaygani didn't elaborate on who the mediator was but hailed the Guard's seizure as humbling for Britain, which was now "forced to send mediators to beg Iran to release the vessel". President Donald Trump withdrew the United States from the accord previous year, reinstating sanctions on Iran and raising tensions. World powers including France, Germany, China and Russian Federation agreed to ease economic sanctions on Iran in 2015 in exchange for the country curbing ...

World News 'Go back where you came from,' Georgia lawmaker says she was told
Author: 0 'Go back where you came from,' Georgia lawmaker says she was told

I'm not lazy I'm nine months pregnant", Thomas continued, through sobs. She said the man "kept going on and on" until an employee intervened and asked him to leave. I feared for my life! In a statement, Publix has said the company was "cooperating with local law enforcement as they look into the matter". The lawmaker, who was elected in 2014, wrote on Twitter that her husband had not been with her at the supermarket because he is on active duty "serving the country I came from US!" For ...

World News Thunderstorm warning issued as Preston swelters in heatwave
Author: 0 Thunderstorm warning issued as Preston swelters in heatwave

It is also possible the all-time United Kingdom temperature record of 38.5C, set in Faversham, Kent, in August 2003, could be broken, and even the 40C threshold could be reached. That would pass the current record for a day in July - 36.7C (98.1F) - which was recorded at Heathrow Airport in 2015. The French city of Bordeaux hit its highest temperature since records began on Tuesday - with Meteo France registering 41.2C (106.1F).

World News Theresa May officially resigns as British PM
Author: 0 Theresa May officially resigns as British PM

Britain's incoming prime minister, Boris Johnson , starts appointing his government team on Wednesday, after weeks of planning and of jockeying among Conservative hopefuls looking for top jobs in his new cabinet. Her voice faltered as she made her final remarks: " That duty to my constituents will remain my greatest motivation". May agreed to step down in May after failing to win parliamentary approval for the Brexit deal she agreed with Brussels.

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