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Britain's Prince Philip ends 65 years of official engagements

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British tabloid The Sun made a similar error in May this year, publishing an obituary titled " Prince Philip dead at 95, how did the Duke of Edinburgh die, etc etc" when he announced his retirement from public engagements. As the Queen's husband of almost 70 years, Prince Philip is the longest-serving British consort (companion to the sovereign). As online news organisations clamoured to post reports of the duke's final engagement, something went awry at one site, which mistakenly ... Read More »

12 inmates escape Alabama jail using peanut butter; 1 still at large

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Speaking at a news conference, Underwood explained that a fresh employee unknowingly opened an alternate door while keeping count of inmates in the prison's control room. "This one time we slipped up". The escape happened at about 6.20pm on Sunday and the inmates cleared a barbed wire fence in less than ten minutes. Read More »

Russia's Posture 'Must Change' - US Vice President

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Pence and Kvirikashvili discussed key issues of the Georgian and American strategic partnership, the Georgian Prime Ministry said in a statement. On the latest leg of his first official tour of Eastern Europe, U.S. The vice president also explicitly promised that the United States would meet its obligations under NATO's Article 5 mutual defense pledge to come to the aid of a member nation who is attacked. Read More »

Police prepare for National Night Out across the Valley

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They will present their plan to the public Tuesday afternoon. Free food and drinks are graciously being provided by Texas Roadhouse, Target, and Pepsi. It will also strengthen neighborhood spirit, police-community partnerships, and send a message to criminals letting them know that neighborhoods are organized and know what to look for. Read More »

Top Kenya election official 'tortured and murdered'

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Msando was the head of information, communication and technology for the electoral board, in charge of managing information technology systems. In addition, the electoral commission is relatively new and has faced multiple challenges in preparing for the vote, Mutiga said. Read More »

Battle lines in tax reform fight: Democrats lay out demands

American families are counting on us to deliver historic tax reform. Though he said he favors trimming out the loopholes and special tax deductions that litter the current tax code, "they all have powerful interest groups and you can take on those interest groups, but for that you've got to lay the groundwork". Read More »

Hundreds to face judges in Turkey's biggest coup trial

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The suspects are accused of running the coup bid from the Akinci air base northwest of the capital, which the authorities regard as the headquarters of the plotters where orders were sent out for fighter jets to bomb parliament. A total of 461 suspects jailed pending trial were brought to the courthouse, handcuffed and each flanked by two gendarme officers. Theology lecturer Adil Oksuz, whom Turkish officials allege was the so-called "imam" of the plot , is accused coordinating the action ... Read More »

Russian Federation defends slashing USA diplomats as hope fades of better ties

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Putin ordered the United States to reduce its diplomatic workers in Russian Federation by 755. "We consider this as being against worldwide law, plain and simple", Brigitte Zypries told the Funke Mediengruppe newspaper chain. Mr. McFaul clearly blames Russian Federation for the current crisis in the relations between Russian Federation and the United States of America. The U.S. Read More »

Explosion Targets Mosque In Herat

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The blast hit the entrance of the Jawadya mosque on Tuesday evening. "They are both dead", he added. August 1: An explosion in front of Jawadia Mosque in Dehr Abad area in Herat city has killed around 20 people. No group has said it was behind attack, which occurred in a predominantly Shia Muslim area. The incident comes just a week after a massive blast rocked the Afghan capital, Kabul . Read More »

Lalu Family Slams Nitish; Hurls Insults at Him

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In a whirlwind week, Nitish had quickly resigned as Bihar Chief Minister and had as quickly aligned with the BJP . "People's mandate was not for it", Yadav told reporters outside Parliament. Immediately, after his resignation as the CM, Nitish joined hands with his former adversary, the BJP, and formed a fresh government in the state. Once a critic of the PM, he also said the PM Modi faces "no challenger" in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections. Read More »

Vietnam Vet Receives Medal of Honor for Saving 10 Soldiers

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After returning home from Vietnam, McCloughan taught for 38 years at South Haven High School, where he also coached baseball, wrestling and football. Ten men from his company, including five whose lives he helped save, looked on. Commander in the U.S. Navy Reserve. Despite his wounds, he pulled the two men back into a trench. McCloughan is credited with saving the lives of at least 10 men in his company, pulling many wounded from the field under heavy fire, despite being wounded himself on ... Read More »

Infants Die in Arizona After Being Left in Hot Cars

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Last week, with temperatures regularly topping 100 degrees, it happened twice in a 24-hour period. On Saturday afternoon, Phoenix firefighters were called to a church parking lot 28th Street and Broadway Road for a report of an infant left in a hot vehicle. Read More »

USA tests defense system after North Korea missile launch

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The United States said it conducted a successful missile defense test in the Pacific Ocean on Sunday amid growing tensions with North Korea . The latest launch comes in the wake of North Korea's latest ICBM test. China has said it does little to deter the North's missile threat while destabilizing regional security balance. The North Korean had described its missile test a "stern warning" for the US and said that the country would face destruction if it tried to attack North Korea. Read More »

Families Of US Diplomats Ordered To Leave Venezuela As Maduro Purges Opposition

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The prosecutors office reported a youth opposition leader was killed in the coastal city of Cumana and it was investigating two other deaths related to protests in the Andean state of Merida. But that will be hard to ascertain as most voters will be able to vote twice, as candidates are drawn from social and industry sectors as well as geographically. Read More »

President Trump tweets John Kelly as new Chief of Staff

The surprise move comes after tensions between Preibus and new Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci boiled over into the public sphere. "Allies to Priebus said he told them he had resigned because the internal chaos had become 'unsustainable, ' and that he felt demeaned by the president's treatment of him", said the report . Read More »

President Trump tweets that John Kelly is new chief of staff

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With a retired general in charge, he hopes to bring in discipline and end the chaos inside the White House. In the swirl of Shakespearean intrigue that surrounds Donald Trump's White House, Priebus' fortunes have always been a source of speculation, given his limited role, colorful band of rivals and the president's public slights. Read More »