• Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai heads to Oxford University, says excited at prospect
Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai heads to Oxford University, says excited at prospect

Yousafzai will be studying Philosophy, Politics and Economics. Her father, Ziauddin Yousafzai, tweeted: "My heart is full of gratitude". She was flown to the central English city of Birmingham for treatment, and has lived there with her family ever since, continuing her education and activism.

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  • Baby Dolphin Dies at the Hands of Selfie-Seeking Tourists
Baby Dolphin Dies at the Hands of Selfie-Seeking Tourists

Equinac , a local non-government organisation in Spain which works to protect marine wildlife, posted a statement on Facebook on Tuesday night claiming the attention had been too much for the baby dolphin . Meanwhile, the animal rescue group has harsh words for the people who passed around the animal and took selfies with it. "Animals are ...

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  • Trump says CEOs who quit his council are 'grandstanders'
Trump says CEOs who quit his council are 'grandstanders'

US President Donald Trump faced renewed pressure on Monday to respond more forcefully to a violent white-nationalist rally in Virginia, after drawing a storm of criticism when he avoided explicit condemnation of far-right groups. "America's leaders must honor our fundamental values by clearly rejecting expressions of hatred, bigotry and group sup...

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  • Emails Show Trump Volunteer Tried To Broker Russia Meeting
Emails Show Trump Volunteer Tried To Broker Russia Meeting

The report said that as early as 2014, former President Barack Obama knew of Moscow's plans to build foreign intelligence infrastructures that would later be used to manipulate elections, but chose not to take precautions because they were "doubtful" Russian President Vladimir Putin would act - despite the early warning signals.

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  • Zimbabwe's Mugabe arrives South Africa for regional summit
Zimbabwe's Mugabe arrives South Africa for regional summit

Section 6.2 of the Diplomatic Immunities and Privileges Act 37 of 2001 (amended in 2008) reads: "The Minister [of worldwide relations] must by notice in the Gazette recognise a specific conference or meeting". "In other words, a diplomatic trip", explained Roux. Her rapid ascent into Zimbabwean politics began in the president's secretarial pool, an...

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  • S. Korea's Moon: There will be no war on Korean peninsula
S. Korea's Moon: There will be no war on Korean peninsula

People familiar with the contacts who spoke on condition of anonymity say those discussions have addressed deteriorating relations and issues including three Americans still detained in the North. A second USA official added that North Korea has had parts in place for a nuclear launch for months, but no new activity had been seen recently. Pompeo...

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  • Dollar at eight-week low vs yen as North Korea tensions simmer
Dollar at eight-week low vs yen as North Korea tensions simmer

USA stock benchmarks rallied Monday, as a recent aversion to assets considered risky on the back of fears about tensions between the US and North Korea receded somewhat. The slight rally came after world stock markets slid Wednesday on concerns linked to the harsh threats and sabre rattling from US President Donald Trump against Pyongyang.

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  • Charlottesville: Removal of Confederate monument in Kentucky is 'accelerated' after deadly violence
Charlottesville: Removal of Confederate monument in Kentucky is 'accelerated' after deadly violence

Veterans Park in Lexington is no longer being considered by the city as a possible site to relocate two Confederate statues that now sit downtown, according to city officials. The city council will vote on a motion to submit the petition on Tuesday, Gray said . "I don't think it's right. that we would honor and glorify Confederate men who fought...

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  • Canada province to end grizzly bear trophy hunt
Canada province to end grizzly bear trophy hunt

Donaldson said that government will consult with First Nations and stakeholder groups this fall to determine next steps and mechanisms as B.C. moves toward ending the trophy hunt. The goal of the ban isn't because the number of killings is unsustainable for the grizzly population, but largely in response to public opinion, Donaldson said.

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  • Footage Of Rare White Moose Taking A Dip Makes A Big Splash
Footage Of Rare White Moose Taking A Dip Makes A Big Splash

In the footage, the all-white moose walks across a stream in the direction of Mr Nilsson before getting out, shaking off the water from its body and strolling calmly past him. Nilsson told a Swedish newspaper , "When I shot the video everything fell into place: the location, the light, and the calmness". "We hadn't gotten very far from our house...

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  • Stephen Colbert gets serious in Trump-fueled edition of
Stephen Colbert gets serious in Trump-fueled edition of "The Late Show"

Scaramucci was sacked shortly after the publication of his now-notorious New Yorker interview in which he blasted other members of Trump's administration, including Bannon and then-Chief of Staff Reince Priebus . "Listen, I've been pretty open about that". "Yeah, but what does " The Mooch " think?" "What people do is they go behind each othe...

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  • Japan's PM Abe sends ritual offering to Yasukuni shrine
Japan's PM Abe sends ritual offering to Yasukuni shrine

In September 2015, Abe's ruling Liberal Democratic Party and junior coalition Komeito forced through a controversial bill that allows the Japanese military to fight wars overseas. As recent as last week, Pyongyang threatened to test-fire missiles toward the U.S. Pacific island territory of Guam, following U.S. President Donald Trump's promise of "f...

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  • Pence says he 'never witnessed' campaign collusion with Russian Federation
Pence says he 'never witnessed' campaign collusion with Russian Federation

He said the US will not stand by as Venezuela crumbles into dictatorship and that a failed democracy in Venezuela is a threat to the United States. Asked during media Q&A on Sunday if the U.S.is "looking for support in Latin America for that military intervention", Pence replied that the Trump Administration is seeking peaceful means of restor...

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  • The 49 stadiums being considered across USA, Mexico, Canada
The 49 stadiums being considered across USA, Mexico, Canada

For the 1994 World Cup (24 teams, 52 games), the US venues were: Foxboro Stadium (no longer exists), Giants Stadium (no longer exists), D.C.'s RFK Stadium (near death), Orlando's Citrus Bowl (major renovation), Soldier Field (major renovation), Pontiac Silverdome (scheduled for demolition), Dallas' Cotton Bowl (major renovation), the Bay Area's Sta...

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  • The cause of the fatal helicopter crash investigations continue
The cause of the fatal helicopter crash investigations continue

H. Jay Cullen, of Midlothian, Va., were killed Saturday when the helicopter they were piloting crashed. . Cullen and Bates both died at the scene. Cullen had over 20 years of service with the state police and is survived by a wife and two sons.

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  • CIA Director Pompeo Says No 'Imminent' Threat of Nuclear War
CIA Director Pompeo Says No 'Imminent' Threat of Nuclear War

Pompeo, a former Republican congressman who was appointed Central Intelligence Agency director by President Donald Trump , discussed North Korea's nuclear weapons program on " Fox News Sunday ". "This regime is different". But Mr Pompeo denied that a threat of a nuclear conflict was imminent, saying: "I've heard folks talking about being o...

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  • Tropical Storm Gert not a threat to US, Bermuda
Tropical Storm Gert not a threat to US, Bermuda

As of Monday morning, Tropical Storm Gert was moving north-northwestward about 475 miles west-southwest of Bermuda with maximum sustained winds of 45 mph, the National Hurricane Center reports. East Coast later Monday. On its current track, Gert is forecast to pass between the USA and Bermuda on Tuesday . The system is expected to turn nor...

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  • Flood affecting more than 21 districts in Assam
Flood affecting more than 21 districts in Assam

The flood situation has taken a critical turn in Assam and parts of Bihar after incessant rains lash the states. ASDMA State Project Officer Rajib Prakash Barua told The Sentinel that floodwaters are receding in some Upper and Lower Assam districts, though the overall situation still remained critical.

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  • Sen. Bernie Sanders Criticizes White House Response to Virginia Violence
Sen. Bernie Sanders Criticizes White House Response to Virginia Violence

Numerous Republicans and Democrats have criticized the usually blunt-speaking president for reacting to the violence and racism in Charlottesville in vague terms, for placing equal blame on the counterprotesters and for not specifically condemning the white supremacists involved.

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  • United Nations sanctions: China bans imports from North Korea
United Nations sanctions: China bans imports from North Korea

The call took place late Friday. The move comes at a time when Trump has demanded China do more to crack down on North Korea's nuclear missile program as he threatens possible military action against Pyongyang. "If the USA and South Korea carry out strikes and try to overthrow the North Korean regime and change the political pattern of the Ko...

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  • No bail for Charlottesville auto attack suspect James Fields
No bail for Charlottesville auto attack suspect James Fields

Earlier, Fields' mother Samantha Bloom told NBC News and other outlets that she learned of the deadly havoc from reporters who showed up at her home in a Toledo suburb and said she was under the impression that her son was merely attending a political rally - not a nationalist march.

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  • Strong Storms For The Plains — Sunday Morning Weather
Strong Storms For The Plains — Sunday Morning Weather

A brief round of mostly dry conditions returns to the forecast, with highs in the low 80s on Sunday . Storms will gradually diminish this evening as they typically do this time of the year, and skies will become partly cloudy for the overnight hours.

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  • Bryce Harper suffers serious injury against Giants
Bryce Harper suffers serious injury against Giants

Nationals manager Dusty Baker came out of the dugout with his hands sitting on his cap in disbelief. He was helped off the field and did not put any weight on his left leg as athletic trainer Paul Lessard and hitting coach Rick Schu helped him to the clubhouse.

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  • Iran Majlis passes motion in response to United States sanctions
Iran Majlis passes motion in response to United States sanctions

As some lawmakers chanted "Death to America", Iran's parliament on August 13 granted its initial approval for increased funding of Teheran's missile program and the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) Quds Force. Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi, who is the head of an Iranian commission tasked with monitoring the agreement's implementatio...

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  • Explosion in Sunderland house
Explosion in Sunderland house

Emergency services raced to the scene after reports of a domestic blast on Rosslyn Avenue in the Ryhope area of the north east England city. In an earlier post, she said that God must exist as "how the hell can anyone survive that explosion".

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