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Florida authorities say 2 police officers shot dead

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The Osceola County Sheriff's Office said it was assisting the Kissimmee Police Department Friday night after two of the department's officers were shot, officials said. Media staging area at Stapkesvon Main Street. Kissimmee is about 23 miles (37.01 kilometers) south of Orlando . Chief Jeff O'Dell took over the department in August 2016. Read More »

Guardiola says 'nothing has changed' in £22m Evans chase

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Tony Pulis is reportedly adamant that the player is not for sale while the club, according to reports, are willing to negotiate the player's departure, albeit for a mammoth fee around the £35 million mark. "He is really well and training well". "Kyle's wife is pregnant". "That's why he stayed here for the lovely moment". "Sandro Ramirez and Wayne Rooney are used to playing in that way". Read More »

Mugabe flies to South Africa to aid wife accused of assault

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Twenty-year-old model Gabriella Engels has accused Grace Mugabe of assaulting her on Sunday, Aug. 13 while she was visiting Mugabe's sons in a hotel room in an upscale Johannesburg suburb. According to police, the first lady was supposed to show up in court on Tuesday 15 August 2017 but failed to do so. She said other global conventions could overrule the South African law's interpretation of diplomatic immunity. Read More »

Missouri State Senator: 'I Hope Trump Is Assassinated!'

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She quickly recovered to spit one last flame at the institutionalized Democratic Party. "There are ways to remove her from office but I think she should take responsibility for her actions and resign". But "we are researching the detailed steps involved in the expulsion process and will be prepared to move forward as necessary", Kehoe said. Chappelle-Nadal was first elected to the Senate in 2010. Read More »

Mass burials begin for 300 Sierra Leone flood victims

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The capital also is plagued by unregulated construction in hilltop areas. The government has hired 600 gravediggers for burials in a cemetery were victims of the 2014 Ebola outbreak are buried. Millions of people in the nation of 7.4 million people live in dangerously vulnerable homes due to a lack of regulation and insufficient consideration for minimum standards and environmental laws, according to the Amnesty report. Read More »

7yo British dual national missing after Barcelona attack, says Theresa May

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Julian attended the Chiddingstone Nursery before moving to Sydney three years ago with Jom , from the Philippines and his Australian father, Andrew Cadman. A British child is missing after the Barcelona terror attack and other United Kingdom nationals are believed to have been caught up, the Government has announced. Read More »

Of demons and dragons: The history of solar eclipses

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Indoor, remote viewing of the solar eclipse as it happens while it passes over the United States via the Internet. There, the eclipse will begin around 9:05 a.m. Finding NASA approved solar eclipse glasses just three days before the big event is proving to be almost impossible for people around Tampa Bay, but there are safe alternatives. Read More »

Alibaba's quarterly revenue beats estimates

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Shares of Alibaba have surged more than 90% this year, and the company is now worth about $420 billion. Alibaba's cloud computing business nearly doubled to 2.43 billion yuan (US$364 million), with the number of paying customers for cloud computing rising to 1.01 million in the second quarter from 874,000 in the previous quarter. Read More »

Saudi Arabia is opening its borders to Qatari pilgrims

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Qatari banks are also finding it harder to obtain short-term funding as worldwide banks are asking them to pledge assets outside of Qatar instead of domestic ones to reduce the risk linked to the loans, the people said. Despite the goodwill measure announced on Thursday, tensions remain. Last month, the foreign ministers of the quartet imposing the boycott on Qatar said they are ready to begin talks if Qatar shows willingness to halt support for terrorism and abide by their demands. Read More »

Top militant commander killed in Kashmir

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A policeman was also injured in the encounter, said the police. SSP Pulwama Choudhary Muhammad Aslam said that the militant was identified as Ayub Lelhari. Last week, Hizbul Mujahideen's operational commander Yasin Itoo, also known as "Ghaznavi", was killed in a gunbattle in South Kashmir's Shopian district. Read More »

Trump faces global criticism for rebuking anti-racist protesters in Charlottesville

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Trump is calling those protesters the "alt-left". The Prime Minister is under pressure over a planned state welcome for the USA leader, who again suggested both sides were to blame for violence in Virginia . Trump's closest confidants in the business community, organized a conference call for members of the president's Strategic and Policy Forum. The policy, which was first implemented five years ago, grants legal protection for some young immigrants to live and work in the United ... Read More »

Malala has been accepted into Oxford University

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In March, Malala revealed she had received an offer to study the three subjects at a United Kingdom university on condition of achieving three As in her A-levels, reported by Telegraph. politics and modern-day banking. Yousafzai, an Pakistani education activist who came to prominence when a Taliban gunman shot her in the head in 2012, has been a resident of the UK. Read More »

How to handle North Korea

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Xi's message to Trump underscores Beijing's wish that the current growing tensions in the region do not spill into military action that could lead to the outbreak of a full-fledged war. On the possibility of the North's further provocation, Cheong remarked Kim Jong-un would likely conduct its sixth underground nuclear test or another intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) test around September 9, the day on which North Korea celebrates the anniversary of its founding in 1948. Read More »

Israel Sending Aid to Sierra Leone Following Deadly Flooding and Landslide

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At least 100 houses were wiped out when a hillside in Regent, a mountain town some 15 miles east of Freetown , collapsed, submerging entire buildings and taking people with them. "I am yet to grasp that I survived, and my family is gone", he said through sobs, unable to continue. Identifying deficiencies in waste management, preventing deforestation, urban planning and the provision of decent housing, Hitchen said "a problem of politics" meant that the city's drains were blocked and dump ... Read More »

WH: Trump will make contested Obamacare payments in August

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A White House spokesperson said Wednesday President Donald Trump will make key ObamaCare subsidy payments next month, while he makes a final decision about the ultimate future of the payments. They are the subject of a court battle between the House of Representatives and the Trump administration, which inherited the case from the Obama administration. Read More »

Rahul Gandhi Dedicates 'Indira Canteen' to Nation

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Rahul Gandhi , who arrived at the Kempegowda International Airport at 10 am, was received by Chief Minister Siddharamaiah and other Congress leaders. The canteens will initially be supplied by six kitchens which are ready to serve 5,000 to 6,000 plates of food every day. Read More »

Korean leaders, US open door to diplomacy

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Speaking to reporters, Mattis added that the USA military would "take out" any North Korean missile it detects is heading for American soil, including Guam , a US territory. "Although peace and negotiation are painful and slow, we must pursue this path", Moon told his advisers ahead of his meeting with Dunford. He "conveyed America's readiness to use the full range of military capabilities to defend our allies and the U.S. Read More »

Lexington Council Backs Plan to Move Confederate Statues

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Gray said he had planned to make the announcement next week but that the events in Charlottesville "accelerated the announcement". "I think moving the statues to Veterans Park will allow the city to still honor history", Kay said. White supremacists had originally made a decision to hold their rally in the Virginia town known more for being a quiet college town than political activism, as a result of plans to remove a statue of Robert E Lee there. Read More »

Hurricane Gert strengthens, expected to weaken by Thursday: NHC

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Monday evening, Tropical Storm Gert strengthened into Hurricane Gert with maximum sustained winds of 75 miles-per-hour. And finally, forecasters were keeping tabs on a tropical wave over western Africa that was expected to emerge over the far eastern Atlantic Ocean on Wednesday . Read More »