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Two children whose parents died in gorge fall recovering from injuries

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The adults hikers were identified as one male and one female. The bodies of Amanda Green , 35, and William Green , 33, were found by other hikers after they fell 200 feet into a gorge in the Zoar Valley in NY, on Sunday. Officials are still investigating how the family fell from the cliff and plummeted into the gorge. The deaths include a 49-year-old man who died after falling almost 200 feet from a cliff; a 48-year-old man who landed in the creek after falling off a cliff while ... Read More »

KJ apologises to Indonesia for upside-down flag

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A Malaysian daily newspaper also printed Indonesia's flag upside-down, while Games organisers were caught using the wrong flag for two Brunei athletes at the synchronised swimming. The Sepaktakraw Association of Indonesia (PSI) today admitted that walking out of the match against Malaysia was a big mistake and apologised for the action and inconvenience caused. Read More »

US Slashing Visa Operations In Russia In Wake Of Staff Cap

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Asked about a possible Russian reaction, Lavrov said Russia will "study" the embassy's announcement, adding that unlike the US government Russia "is not going to take it out on USA citizens". Furthermore, non-immigrant visas will no longer get processed anywhere else but Moscow . "I was planning on visiting relatives in NY", he said". Read More »

Amber Alert issued for missing 9-year-old boy

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Santa Maria Police say they were responding to a deadly shooting Monday. No other details of the shooting have been released. The suspect was last seen driving a blue 2015 Volkswagen Golf with a California License plate number 7JGG242. Ventura and Santa Barbara counties was found abandoned Tuesday, but the child and the suspect remained missing. Authorities advise anyone who sees the individuals to not approach them, but call officials instead. Read More »

Powerball jackpot soars to $700M

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The estimated jackpot for Wednesday night's Powerball lottery game has climbed to $700 million, making it the second-largest in USA history. theLotter's spokesman Austin Weaver: "theLotter has been growing at a solid pace for the past year, but we haven't sold this many Powerball tickets since January 2016 when there was a $1.6 billion jackpot". Read More »

Pandemonium in Bihar Assembly over Srijan scam

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Mahesh Mandal, one of the key accused arrested in the Rs 1,000-crore Srijan scam in Bihar's Bhagalpur district, has died in a hospital, police said on Monday. "First death in the Srijan scam case raises questions". Bhagalpur-based Srijan has been accused of swindling more than Rs 1500 crore in collusion with top government officials including the state's deputy chief minister, Sushil Kumar Modi. Read More »

Library hosting viewing party, distributing final eclipse glasses

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Hayes put together solar-themed snacks, which he said were gone in just a matter of minutes. At the front on the wall is a large screen. A total eclipse was visible to just a select few across the country. "When I was six years old. This is awesome", Baker said. "I wanted to bring the boys because it is like a once-in-a-lifetime thing for them to see and learn", she said. Read More »

US, South Korea begin computer-simulated drills

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During last year's drills , the North successfully test-fired for the first time a submarine-launched ballistic missile ruler Kim Jong Un then praised as the "success of all successes". The US had been conducting regular "command and control" drills in the years following the 1950-53 Korean War, but merged exercises with the South Korean military following the failed raid, in which all but two of the North Korean commandos were killed. Read More »

Phoenix puts safety first for President Trump's visit

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A downtown Phoenix group estimated about 25,000 supporters and demonstrators are expected. Arpaio endorsed Rick Perry's 2012 presidential campaign in New Hampshire in late 2011, calling the then-Texas governor "an honorable, ethical person". Read More »

Catholic Chile eases total ban on abortions

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They were disputed by the Chilean government, which even filed a lawsuit with the court for its rejection. The abortion law is part of a package of social reforms led by President Michelle Bachelet, who had promised to decriminalize abortion when she took office for her second term in 2014, but has faced heavy pushback from the conservative opposition. Read More »

North Korea Targets US Capitol in Latest Propaganda Posters

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US Vice-President Mike Pence told reporters in Chile on Wednesday "all options" remained on the table with regards to North Korea . US and South Korean troops kicked off their annual drills Monday that come after President Donald Trump and North Korea exchanged warlike rhetoric in the wake of the North's two intercontinental ballistic missile tests last month. Read More »

Iran can resume nuclear enrichment to 20% purity in 5 days: Salehi

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We managed to stabilize the nuclear facility in Fordo under the JCPOA in a way that we are able to resume activities in the plant in five days, he said. He said Iran will remain committed to its end of the bargain as long as the opposite side lives up to its. Following the nuclear deal, Iran drastically reduced the number of centrifuges - machines that enrich uranium - installed at Fordow, and kept just over 1,000 there for research purposes. Read More »

Monitor: US-led airstrikes killed 42 civilians in Raqqa

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USA -backed Syrian opposition fighters have been trying to capture the city from the Islamic State group since June 6, and have been marching under the cover of airstrikes by the US -led coalition. A US-led coalition airstrike on the city of #Raqqa in Syria resulted in the deaths of 43 civilians, including 19 children, on Monday. In early June, the US -led coalition launched a military campaign aimed at retaking Raqqah, the capital of Daesh's self-proclaimed "caliphate". Read More »

German Police Seize 5000 Ecstasy Pills Shaped After Trump's Face

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The driver, a 51-year-old man, and his 17-year-old son were detained and are expected to be charged with drug trafficking, police said. Polizeiinspektion Osnabrück said the pills had a street value of €39,000, enough to keep The Donald and his best British pal Nigel Farage dancing in the gold lift for years. Read More »

'Blood On Your Hands': Charlottesville City Council Meeting Devolves Into Chaos

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Numerous protesters were angry that the rally had been allowed to go on at all. According to the New York Times , Monday night's meeting began "without incident", but immediately imploded when the Nazi rally was brought up. "Attendees shouted "shame" and resign" at the mayor before cops were called in to settle the melee, ultimately detaining three protesters. The three-hour meeting eventually resumed after the councilors returned to the chamber and asked that those with opinions form a ... Read More »

Explosives hidden in Barbie doll in Sydney 'plane terror plot'

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He added that three of the brothers lived in Sydney and the fourth, Tarek Khayyat, is an alleged senior member of the Isis terror group in Syria. However, he was forced to abort the plan as the bag containing the bombs weighted seven kilograms above the airline's limit for hand luggage. Read More »

Philippines probe minor's death in anti-drug op

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Duterte's campaign against drug suspects has claimed thousands of lives, with police killing an estimated 3,451 people from July 1 to July 26, 2017 alone. Another 2,000 more died in drug-related homicides, including attacks by motorcycle-riding masked gunmen and other assaults, while 8,200 homicide cases are "under investigation". Read More »

Injured in Philadelphia Terminal Train Crash

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Thomas Micozzie, mayor of Upper Darby, said that four passengers who were seriously injured have been taken to hospital. A train trampled on another train in a suburb of the USA city of Philadelphia , 33 passengers were injured, BTA reported. Read More »

Venezuela: Gustavo Dudamel's US Tour Cancelled

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Dudamel, who is Venezuelan, has vocally criticized the Venezuelan government in recent months as President Maduro conducted an election in July to establish a new Venezuelan Constituent Assembly. "None of us lives overseas, in Madrid or in Los Angeles", Maduro said. He's the Music Director of the Los Angeles Philharmonic and the Simon Bolivar Symphany Orchestra of Venezuela, and the problem is connected to disharmony back home. Read More »

Two Teenage Boys Have Been Arrested After Fatal Parafield Crash

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Of the other two, a boy aged 15 made an appearance in the Youth Court and was remanded in custody while an 18-year-old man was also remanded in custody after appearing in the Adelaide Magistrates Court. The Pajero had been stolen overnight from the coastal suburb of Grange, and a short time later was allegedly involved in a house break-in at Brahma Lodge, where the black Mazda was also allegedly stolen. Read More »

N.Korea slams Seoul-Washington joint drill

Defense Secretary James Mattis said the exercises were planned before the latest escalation of tensions and that the focus of the drills were on integration between the two forces. North Korea recently said it would fire missiles at the American island of Guam but seems to have shelved these plans for now. Military exercises are often a fraught time on the peninsula. Read More »

People Killed in India After Train Derails

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A Home Department official said 90 ambulances and four teams of the National Disaster Response Force were engaged in rescue work through the night but many relatives of the dead and injured complained of lack of ambulances to ferry the injured to hospitals. Read More »