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World News Attack at office of Afghan vice-presidential candidate kills 20
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The attack, which continued for six hours, left 50 others wounded, the Interior Ministry's spokesman Nusrat Rahimi said, adding 16 of those killed were civilians. puppet, and fighting has seen no let-up. Sources in the Afghan government told ThePrint that negotiations between the U.S. and Taliban on the one hand and the United States and Pakistan on the other, speeding up an American withdrawal from Afghanistan, seems to have emboldened the attackers.

World News Iran intends to restart activities at Arak heavy water nuclear reactor
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I cannot say that we resolved everything, I can say there are lots of commitments", he told Reuters . Last week, French authorities in a meeting with an Iranian envoy stressed the need for Tehran to quickly respect the nuclear accord it has breached and "make the needed gestures" to de-escalate mounting tensions in the Persian Gulf region.

World News USA questions developing nation status
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Trade Representative to take action so that countries stop CHEATING the system at the expense of the US!" The US may act unilaterally if not, Trump said. However, the United States is attempting to "upgrade" some developing members by overstressing selective indicators and ultimately deprive them of legitimate rights and interests they are entitled to by virtue of their actual status.

World News Italian police investigate picture of blindfolded USA murder suspect
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Those who knew the officer praised him as a kindhearted man who volunteered. Rega was investigating the theft of a bag after a drug deal gone wrong in Rome . "We have not been able to have any communication with our son". "Our thoughts are with all of those who have been impacted by this tragedy". The trouble began when the pair got into an altercation over a drug deal, according to a statement by the Carabinieri police force.

World News Israeli Arrow interceptor missile completed flight test in Alaska
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The Arrow system is a family of anti-ballistic missiles designed by Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) and manufactured by the IAI and USA top aircraft manufacturer Boeing Company. Tehran said such tests were for defensive needs, not aimed at any country. The system's success in Alaska was held up by both Israel and the United States as a sign of the strength of their alliance.

World News Farmers Can Apply For New Payments Due To Trade Disputes
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Part of the reason USDA made the second round of MFP payments at the county, rather than the commodity level was an attempt to avoid influencing planting decisions in the middle of planting. However, Perdue countered by saying that the aid package was justified owing to the disproportionate effects of the trade dispute on USA farmers: "President Trump has a great affection for America's farmers and ranchers and it's pretty evident in this program".

World News National Intelligence Director Dan Coats Is Out, John Ratcliffe Is In
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Mr Ratcliffe sits on the House judiciary committee, and Mr Trump was said to have been impressed by his recent aggressive questioning of special counsel Robert Mueller . Axios first reported Coats' expected departure and said the White House would likely nominate Ratcliffe. From the moment Trump nominated Coats in January 2017, he struck many current and former officials as more of a caretaker in the position, a former senator from in and ambassador to Germany who had been coaxed out of ...

World News RCMP continue ongoing search for suspects
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The RCMP is encouraging people in northwestern Ontario to remain vigilant as officers continue to search for two men wanted in connection with three homicides in British Columbia. may have fled the region. "The spreading of false information in communities across Manitoba has created fear and panic", she said. They were last seen in Gillam on July 22.

World News Grasshoppers swarm Las Vegas, cloud weather radar
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Las Vegas authorities said the droves of grasshoppers sweeping through the area, causing alarm among some tourists and locals, are actually "mostly harmless". The desert city, a prime destination for thrillseekers and gamblers, has been swarmed by grasshoppers for much of this last week, as has much of the valley in which the city is located.

World News Pompeo says would 'happily' go to Tehran
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Iran test-launched a medium-range ballistic missile inside its borders, USA officials said Friday , defying Trump administration demands that it curtail the weapon program and demonstrating its intent to further push back against US sanctions.

World News Trump tells black lawmaker to clean up 'disgusting' district
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The top Democrat in Congress, Nancy Pelosi , on Saturday accused Trump of a " racist " attack on a "champion. of civil rights and economic justice, a beloved leader in Baltimore, and deeply valued colleague". "Or that he possesses a scintilla of integrity". One of his rivals, Beto O'Rourke, said Americans were "so much better than this intolerance and hatred".

World News Boram, 6-year-old South Korean YouTuber, buys $8M property
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Boram has two popular YouTube channels. In the videos in question, Boram was seen stealing money from her father's wallet and even appearing to drive cars on the road, advocacy department manager Koh Woohhyun said to CNN . Following the public outrage, the parents apologized to the public and made the clips private. And the Korea Herald also reported that those channels bring in about $3.1 million monthly.

World News At least 5 killed as multiple blasts rock Kabul
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At least eight of those killed were Mines and Petroleum Ministry employees, the ministry said in a statement . The three blasts came amid a wider surge in violence in Kabul and around Afghanistan , where nine family members were killed in an eastern province Thursday while driving to a wedding.

World News Trump threatens France with 'reciprocal action' for digital tax
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Trump was asked in the Oval Office on Friday whether he would apply tariffs to French wines: "I might, I might", he replied. "If anybody taxes them, it should be their home Country, the United States of America", he tweeted. About 30 companies will pay it - mostly U.S. groups such as Alphabet, Apple , Facebook , Amazon and Microsoft. Trump wrote Friday on Twitter .

World News Russian diplomats visit British tanker detained by Iran
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On July 19, the Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA) reported that the British-flagged tanker Stena Impero was detained in the Strait of Hormuz after it had turned off the automatic recognition receiver and did not react to the warnings from the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC).

World News Two killed in nightclub hell near athletes' village
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A Gwangju police officer told Reuters two co-owners and two workers at the nightclub were being questioned about possible illegal expansion and renovation at the nightclub, and the legality of its licensing. Two South Koreans reportedly died when the balcony collapsed inside the club around 2:30 a.m., according to the BBC. "This is an bad tragedy", said Christopher Ramsey, head of USA Water Polo.

World News Murdered Israelis involved in 'money laundering,' says Mexico government
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Gabriel Regino, criminology professor at the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), said in a series of posts on Twitter that Sutchi had allegedly betrayed Erez Akrishevsky, an Israeli criminal "with strong ties to such organizations in his country and in other regions of the world", who had escaped from prison 18 years ago and had been in hiding in various countries.

World News Four dead in Los Angeles shooting spree
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A man suspected in a violent series of crimes in the San Fernando Valley that left four people dead, including his father and brother, has been taken into custody, police said Thursday. A GoFundMe page was started to help the Zaragoza family. Police would not immediately confirm that information. About an hour later, Zaragoza went to a gas station in North Hollywood , where he shot a woman and a man who were working there, Hayes said.

World News European Union rejects Boris' plan for new Brexit deal
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Vardakar said there could be no Brexit deal without the Irish backstop, which Johnson is committed to abolishing. According to a spokesman for the British prime minister, Johnson reiterated his position to Merkel that the only way to reach a deal was to abolish the so-called Irish backstop , a provision aimed at preventing a "hard" border between European Union member Ireland and the British province of Northern Ireland.

World News Five Dead as Twin Earthquakes Jolt Philippines
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Authorities were about to resume power supply when the second quake hit, prompting them to delay the resumption of electrical services, he said. "Airport operations in Basco and Itbayat are normal". The tower crumbled down when the second temblor hit the island, he said. Itbayat District hospital staff identified the fatalities as Emma, Mary Rose and toddler Leona, all surnamed Valiente, who were buried when their old house collapsed in Barangay Sta.

World News American teenagers held in Rome over policeman murder
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Police said officers found a long knife hidden in the panel of their hotel room during a search. Two American citizens have been arrested after a police officer was stabbed to death in the centre of Rome . It was not known if the Americans had an Italian lawyer. ANSA, citing unidentified investigators, said two American tourists allegedly snatched the bag of a drug dealer who had swindled them.

World News Russian Opposition Figures Detained Ahead of Moscow Protest
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OVD-info, a Russian democracy monitoring organization, said that at least 435 people were detained thus far during the protests . There was a heavy police presence at the mayor's office on Tverskaya Street, one of Moscow's main thoroughfares, with police trucks and buses parked in the building's courtyard and other buses positioned nearby to take detainees away.

World News Supreme Court OKs border wall construction amid legal fight
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U.S. District Judge Haywood Gilliam ruled on May 30 in Oakland, California that the administration's proposal to build parts of the border wall in California, New Mexico and Arizona with money appropriated for the Defense Department to use in the fight against illegal drugs was unlawful.

World News Twin 1-Year-Olds Die Inside Hot New York City Car
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Twin 1-year-olds died Friday after being left in a auto for eight hours in New York , CNN reports . Father Juan Rodriguez , 39, reportedly went to work at the VA hospital in the Bronx around 8 a.m. Their frantic father called 911, but Mariza and Phoenix Rodriguez were pronounced dead when first responders reached the scene. The New York City Medical Examiner will determine the twins' cause of death, police said.

World News Iran test-launched medium-range missile
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A USA official confirmed that Iran test-fire a medium-range ballistic missile on July 25, going about 600 miles from the southern part of the country to northern Iran. A USA drone was shot down in what Iran claims was its airspace, which almost resulted in retaliatory strikes before the POTUS pulled out. His comments come as tensions between the U.S.

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