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IS suspect stabs Istanbul policeman while taken into custody

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The police officer was taken to hospital with heavy injuries, while the suspect was shot dead by other police officers. The suspect, who was believed to be an IS suicide bomber, was being taken into custody in Istanbul during that time. Turkey was hit by a succession of attacks that claimed the lives of hundreds of people in 2016. The faction has repeatedly targeted the Muslim-majority country in the past, including the New Year shooting in the Reina nightclub that killed 39 people. Read More »

Kenya opposition accuses police of killing 100

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Many Kenyans fear a repeat of the violence that followed the 2007 contested election, when about 1,200 people were killed and hundreds of thousands displaced. In Mathare, Mr Odinga repeated his call on his supporters to boycott work today. The Kenyan National Human Rights Commission said 17 of the 24 killed since the August 8 election died in the capital, Nairobi. Read More »

Mayor Jim Gray explains decision to move Confederate statues

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Gray announced Saturday he was going to ask the Lexington city council to support a petition on the matter. The statues in question are of John Hunt Morgan and John C. So let's think about it. "It's just not right for us to continue to honor these Confederate men who fought to preserve slavery on the same ground that men, women and even children were once sold into a life of slavery", Gray said. Read More »

U.S. 'taking all possible actions' to defend against North Korea

Earlier this month the U.N. Security Council unanimously approved tough new sanctions targeting North Korea's major exports such as coal, iron and seafood - because of the tests. In the past, Beijing has initially carried out each round of sanctions, only to backslide. Not known for its willingness to disclose its military intentions, China recently indicated - albeit indirectly - its intention not to interfere with any retaliatory action by the United States against North Korea. Read More »

Alexis Sanchez in France to discuss Paris Saint-Germain offer

There always is. Arsenal were without their four most senior centre-backs in Laurent Koscielny, Per Mertesacker, Gabriel and Shkodran Mustafi but what also followed was the sort of defensive horror-show that has persuaded most bookies to make Arsenal outsiders this season for a top-four finish. Read More »

3 shot at Great Lakes Dragaway in Wisconsin

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Beth said the three victims, two of whom died at the scene, were black men from Aurora, Ill and was potentially gang-related. No suspects were in custody, authorities said, and no motive had been determined. According to the Dragaway's website there was an event called Larry's Fun Fest being held there on Sunday. "We're not aware of any danger to the community", Beth said. Read More »

Army clashes with suspected jihadists at Burkina Faso cafe

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At least two people including one foreigner were wounded in the attack, the journalist said. Communication minister Remis Dandjinou said it was not known how many assailants were involved. There has also been an increase in militant attacks along the northern border with Mali. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the violence, which continued early Monday and brought back painful memories of a January 2016 attack at a cafe that left 30 people dead. Read More »

Amazon offering refunds for bogus eclipse glasses

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Out of an abundance of caution, we have proactively reached out to customers and provided refunds for eclipse glasses that may not comply with industry standards. Sales of eclipse glasses have been hot ahead of the August 21 event, when the moon will pass in front of the sun, completely blotting it out for those along a 70-mile-wide corridor stretching across the contiguous United States. Read More »

Cary churches holding combined vigil after Charlottesville violence

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Rosen said she was saddened by the news out of Charlottesville but heartened to see the growth of the sign-holding crowd in Market Square, especially with the addition of several teenagers. Hale delivered a quick message of unification in spite of all the different races and religions that make up the country. "People who think it can't happen in Minnesota - it has happened, and it will continue to happen if we don't unite", Nilsson said. Read More »

Narev exit 'not rushed' by court case: CBA

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The announcement comes as the bank faces a money-laundering scandal, with Australia's financial intelligence and regulatory agency, AUSTRAC, accusing the bank of seriously and systematically breaching compliance of Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing laws. Read More »

Game of Thrones s7 e5 - Eastwatch

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Our whole Beautiful Death line of puzzles is available now, so be sure to chase them down-you don't want to miss out! The news went down better than expected with Cersei, who revealed to Jaime she is pregnant with their child. While I can't tell exactly what Tyrion is planning, he does think he'll be able to convince Jaime, who in turn will convince Cersei. A healed Ser Jorah could reappear, and now the action may shift northward. Read More »

Markets more serious over recent North Korea tensions than in past

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North Korea responded to those remarks by raising the possibility of a strike near the USA territory of Guam. North Korea said its last test of an intercontinental ballistic missile in late August was a "perfect and big success" with both re-entry and warhead control capabilities showing no fault. Read More »

Trump takes risk in pressing China on 2 fronts

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But trade and national security experts widely noted that the announcement appeared to have been delayed until after China joined the United States in voting for sanctions against North Korea at a United Nations Security Council session on August 5. Read More »

Scaramucci says Trump 'needed to be much harsher' on white supremacists

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Bannon's ties to Breitbart have remained an ongoing source of controversy, but his allies in the White House told Politico that the president should think twice before banishing Bannon from the administration altogether. 'Well, I wouldn't have recommended that statement.' "Not to me. I think the president was very clear", he the National Security Advisor said. Bannon declined to comment on Scaramucci's remarks. Read More »

US Condemns Murders of 7 Syrian White Helmets

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A spokesman for the Syrian Civil Defense group said gunmen stormed their camp in the town of Sarmin in Idlib province. The White Helmets say unidentified gunmen shot the seven members dead during a raid on their base Saturday in the town of Sarmin, west of Idlib city. Read More »

Senate overrides Governor's veto on school funding

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Many public school districts are scheduled to open this week or next week. This funding model would ensure no school gets less than it got this year. However, Rauner maintained that CPS' net difference between the two plans is only $241 million when taking into account the state pick-up of the district's $221 million pension payment, though funding to do so has not been appropriated. Read More »

US stocks fall in early trading amid US-North Korea tensions

The price rose 1.3% in the previous session, the biggest gain since mid-May. Utilities companies were down the most. The report states that some 3.5 million people, including retired soldiers and students, have enlisted in the army since tensions began to soar with the U.S. Read More »

17 immigrants found locked inside trailer in Edinburg, reports say

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ABC13 reported they did not know the condition of the people who were found inside the vehicle. Officers responded to the scene, where they found 14 men and three women locked in a trailer. Other details about the incident were not released. Ten of those inside the San Antonio trailer died after suffering from heat exhaustion. "They were harbored in one or more stash locations, and on Sunday, the groups were assembled in the trailer", according to a federal complaint against Bradley, Fox ... Read More »

Trump Declares Public Health Emergency To Address Opioid Crisis

Trump said . But in an emergency , Section 1135 waivers could be granted for opioid addiction treatment, opening up more treatment options for the states. Yet few of these rural counties have needle exchange programs, which are known to be effective in mitigating the disease risks. "When I was growing up they had the LSD, and they had certain generations of drugs", Trump said. Read More »

Antonio Callaway Among 7 Florida Players Suspended vs. MI

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In addition to Callaway, junior DE Keivonnis Davis , freshman OL Kadeem Telfort , redshirt freshman DL Jordan Smith , sophomore DL Richerd Desir-Jones, freshman LB Ventrell Miller and freshman LB James Houston will all sit against the Wolverines on September 2. Read More »

2 killed in incident in Iraq

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The towns include Tal Afar, about 65 kilometres west of Mosul, where Iraqi troops and militiamen have been gathering ahead of what is expected to be the next major offensive in the campaign against the Islamic State. USA troops have been helping support Iraqi forces battling the Islamic State group - "a truly evil enemy" in the words of Lt. Gen. Stephen J. Townsend, Operation Inherent Resolve commander. Read More »