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  • Death toll reaches 16

    Death toll reaches 16

    A 51-year-old German woman died on Sunday 10 days after she was injured in a militant van attack in Barcelona , authorities said, bringing the total death toll from this month's twin assaults in Spain to 16. The coordinated attacks on Las Ramblas, Barcelona , and Cambrils were Spain's deadliest Islamist terror attacks since the Madrid train bombings in 2004 committed by an al-Qaeda terror cell.

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  • Police Increase Patrols Around Home Of Lottery Winner

    Police Increase Patrols Around Home Of Lottery Winner

    Wanczyk told reporters at a news conference. Officers have spoken to neighbors to tell them that if they see anything suspicious, they should call the police, he said. One ticket was sold at the 7-Eleven store at 81 Beach Road in Hampton. Michael Sweeney, the lottery's executive director explains they had a "couple of excited people at 1 o'clock in the morning" but said if there's any blame to be placed, the buck stops with him.

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  • More than 16000 cruise ship passengers temporarily stranded by Hurricane Harvey

    More than 16000 cruise ship passengers temporarily stranded by Hurricane Harvey

    The Carnival Valor and Carnival Freedom will make a brief stop, where passengers can choose to end their cruise, but are being asked to stay onboard and sail back to Galveston once the port reopens. It is expected to remain closed until the storm has passed and a port assessment has been completed. The ship is currently docked in Cozumel and will now stay overnight there.

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  • Annan urges economic, social reform in Myanmar state

    Annan urges economic, social reform in Myanmar state

    The ARSA was previously known as Harakah Al-yaqin that attacked a police camp in last October. Rohingya had for many years not been regarded as citizens of Myanmar , and Rakhine State Muslims have been critical of the new verification process, citing it as discriminatory.

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  • Apple Inc. Removes Iranian Apps From App Store Due To US Sanctions

    Apple Inc. Removes Iranian Apps From App Store Due To US Sanctions

    Apple is pulling apps created by Iranian developers that are specifically designed for people in Iran from its App Stores to comply with USA sanctions, The New York Times reports. While Apple has no official presence in Iran, the New York Times notes that Iranians have acquired "millions" of iPhones through third parties.

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  • Former Thai prime minister flees country to escape imprisonment

    Former Thai prime minister flees country to escape imprisonment

    Supporters of former Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra wait for her arrival at the Supreme Court's Criminal Division for Holders of Political Positions, in Bangkok , Thailand , 25 August 2017 . The sheer number demonstrated the military's desire to show their control of the situation, an image spoiled by Yingluck's non-attendance. The rice subsidies , promised to farmers during the 2011 election, helped Yingluck's party sweep the vote.

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  • Bomber, gunmen attack Shia Imam Zaman mosque in Kabul, 20 killed

    After their armored vehicles came under fire as they tried to enter from the front entrance, one police officer said, the forces sought to gain access through homes behind the mosque, even as residents tried to flee with their families. Police official, Mohammed Jamil, says the gunmen are still inside the mosque, which was crowded with worshippers bowed in Muslim Friday prayers. Witnesses said that gunmen threw grenades and then entered the mosque.

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  • Golborne High School students exceed all expectations with their GCSE results

    Golborne High School students exceed all expectations with their GCSE results

    She said, 'I am thrilled that my friends and I have done so well. 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 . Koathar, who bagged a 9 in English language , literature and maths , said: "The teachers at Crest really helped me to achieve my potential - the extra classes and revision sessions they put on made a big difference".

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  • DOJ Backs Down From Overbroad J20 Warrant. But Problems Still Remain

    DOJ Backs Down From Overbroad J20 Warrant. But Problems Still Remain

    The DOJ has withdrawn requests for HTTP access and error logs, "meaning visitors' IP addresses are largely safe", DreamHost said in a blog post . Prosecutors also mention in the reply brief that they would be willing to ask for a more limited disclosure from DreamHost , the company that hosted the website at the center of the case.

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  • What should you do with those eclipse glasses now?

    What should you do with those eclipse glasses now?

    Astronomers Without Borders said they will soon be announcing a program dedicated to redistributing glasses to schools in Asia and South America, where there will be solar eclipses in 2019. If your lenses meet ISO safety standards and aren't scratched or otherwise damaged, they can be used again indefinitely, according to NASA . "Give your eclipse glasses a second chance!" While they know some glasses were printed with expiration dates of three years, NASA says those warnings are ...

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  • Baby named 'Eclipse' born at SC hospital

    Baby named 'Eclipse' born at SC hospital

    And while those other wee ones will eventually grow out of their onesies, Eclipse gets to rock her special celestial-themed souvenir for life. However, because this was the first coast-to-coast total solar eclipse in almost a century, they figured the name should be just as rare and meaningful.

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  • Texas man tries to plant bomb on Confederate statue, officials say

    Texas man tries to plant bomb on Confederate statue, officials say

    CNN reported that the ranger supposedly eyed a timer and wires near Schneck. The park ranger said that Schneck admitted to wanting to do harm to the Dowling statue because he did not "like that guy". In 2014, the same USA attorney's office that announced charges against Schneck also filed charges against him in another case centering on explosives.

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  • Phoenix Prepares For Possible Unrest As Trump Holds Campaign Style Rally

    Phoenix Prepares For Possible Unrest As Trump Holds Campaign Style Rally

    The event ended without major incident, but not before the Federal Bureau of Investigation warned Phoenix of what to expect, Phoenix sent a large contingent of police, and emotions ran high. The city's mayor has asked Trump to delay the event in the wake of violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, and thousands of residents have said they will protest the event.

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  • Sasikala video submitted as proof for allowed to leave prison

    Sasikala video submitted as proof for allowed to leave prison

    She alleged that the 60-year-old Sasikala was receiving royal treatment in the women's cell. The next leak was a video that showed a corridor reserved for the AIADMK leader. Director General of Prisons N.S. Megharikh, however, said he would not like to comment on the footage as he was not aware of it. "Once the commission submits the report, we will know what exactly happened in the prison", he said.

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  • South joint drills begin

    South joint drills begin

    The drills are important for another reason: China has called on the U.S.to halt them in order to start talks with North Korea , part of its freeze-for-freeze proposal that would also require Kim to suspend nuclear and missile tests. US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis said on Sunday that the reduction in US troops taking part in the exercise this year simply reflects a need for fewer personnel and is not because of tensions with North Korea .

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  • Eclipse forecast to bring clouds, humidity

    Eclipse forecast to bring clouds, humidity

    The National Weather Service's morning forecast discussion released just before 6 a.m says the chances of an overcast day now appear to be almost gone. The peak is at 2:43 p.m. with it beginning 1:18 p.m. and ending around 4:02 p.m. Highs will drop into the lower 80s to end the work week. Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3 p.m.

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  • Russian Federation knife attacker wounds eight persons

    Russian Federation knife attacker wounds eight persons

    Today, eight people were stabbed by an armed man in Russian Federation. 'In the interests of public calm and also of the investigation, citizens and media are recommended to use reliable information in assessing the situation until all the circumstances are established'.

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  • US Embassy in Russia Suspends Nonimmigrant Visas

    US Embassy in Russia Suspends Nonimmigrant Visas

    Mission, all non-immigrant visa operations across Russia will be suspended beginning August 23, 2017", the U.S. embassy posted on its website Monday morning. "This scenario would be like all of America suddenly only having one office in Los Angeles to process ( visa applications from) New York, Chicago, DC, Boston, and Miami".

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  • Two River North murder suspects extradited; headed to Chicago

    Two River North murder suspects extradited; headed to Chicago

    Andrew Warren, 56, a senior treasury assistant at the institution's Somerville College, is accused alongside Professor Wyndham Lathem, 42, of murdering Trenton Cornell-Duranleau. A post-mortem examination found the victim, originally from Corunna, Michigan, had methamphetamines in his system. Appearing in a red jumpsuit and acknowledging his friends and family in a California courtroom about two weeks ago, the former professor did not say much during his initial court appearance.

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