• Eight people dead after Missouri boat sinks on United States lake
Eight people dead after Missouri boat sinks on United States lake

Officials said 31 people were on the boat when it sank. "It will be a challenging night", Rader told reporters gathered at the lake, according to NBC. Divers were called to the scene to search for the missing passengers. Severe storms were moving through the area at the time. "Several ambulances have transported patients and the coroner has bee...

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  • Opening of ancient sarcophagus in Alexandria
Opening of ancient sarcophagus in Alexandria

However Abu al-Ela denounced the speculation, stating that the tomb is far too poor and weak to belong to someone like Alexander the Great . More specifically, archaeologists from Egypt's Ministry of Antiquities found three male skeletons in a reddish-brown slop.

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  • China says US blaming Xi for blocking trade deal is 'bogus'
China says US blaming Xi for blocking trade deal is 'bogus'

According to Hua, the United States has consecutively released 16 reports on China's fulfillment of its commitments to the WTO, none of which have suggested any violation of rules except for one released this year. China should also make the yuan exchange rate " more flexible" - a hint that Beijing might allow a greater yuan appreciation - and...

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  • People Injured After 'Lava Bomb' Hits Roof of Hawaii Tour Boat
People Injured After 'Lava Bomb' Hits Roof of Hawaii Tour Boat

According to CNN , the passenger is a female in her 20s and suffered a broken femur. Four other passengers were transferred to hospital by ambulance, while the rest either transported themselves in private vehicles or were treated on scene for minor injuries.

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  • Police reportedly ID 'Russians' behind nerve agent attack in England
Police reportedly ID 'Russians' behind nerve agent attack in England

The British government blames the Skripals' poisoning on Russian Federation. Mr Skripal, 66, and his daughter, 33, who were discovered slumped on a bench in Salisbury on 4 March, have been discharged from hospital and moved to secure locations.

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  • Authorities open 2,000-year-old sarcophagus, apparently avoid curse
Authorities open 2,000-year-old sarcophagus, apparently avoid curse

The sarcophagus was discovered in early July at an Egyptian construction site. The date estimate, the presence of the head and the unusually large size of the sarcophagus led some to speculate that the tomb might hold Alexander the Great's missing remains .

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  • Tory chief whip Julian Smith under fire in pairing row
Tory chief whip Julian Smith under fire in pairing row

Alistair Carmichael, the Liberal Democrat chief whip, called for Smith to take the unusual step of making a statement to the Commons in person to explain why the Tory MP who had been paired with Jo Swinson, who is on maternity leave, had voted in the two key amendments on Tuesday.

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  • Spain withdraws global arrest warrants against Puigdemont and other Catalan politicians
Spain withdraws global arrest warrants against Puigdemont and other Catalan politicians

Today the judge in charge of the independence case also withdrew the European and global arrest warrants against the exiled Catalan leaders, who see it as a victory. Madrid would consider it unacceptable for Puigdemont to face only the lesser charges of misuse of public funds, which carry a maximum eight year jail term.

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  • North Atlantic Treaty Organisation reacts after Trump disparages Montenegro
North Atlantic Treaty Organisation reacts after Trump disparages Montenegro

Therefore, between the internal problems of Macedonia which dovetail into the wider problem of a would-be war for a regional Greater Albania that would pit the current Republic of Albania against all of its neighbours, including Montenegro - one can see that Donald Trump is in fact making a logically legitimate point as was interviewer Tucker Ca...

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  • Pipe explosion fills Manhattan streets with steam (PHOTO, VIDEO)
Pipe explosion fills Manhattan streets with steam (PHOTO, VIDEO)

It urged people to avoid the area and recommended that anyone who came into contact with any material from the steam blast shower should put their clothes in a bag. Three of the injured were civilians and the buildings will "remain evacuated for a while", he said. Another deadly Manhattan steam pipe explosion, in August 1989 in the Gramercy Park ...

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  • Vladimir Putin: I don’t know surnames of novichok victims in Amesbury
Vladimir Putin: I don’t know surnames of novichok victims in Amesbury

Earlier Thursday, Britain's Press Association cited an unnamed person with knowledge of the investigation as saying that police believe they have identified "several Russians" as the perpetrators of the March attack, through study of closed-circuit TV footage.

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  • Mark Zuckerberg says Holocaust deniers won't get banned from Facebook - people react
Mark Zuckerberg says Holocaust deniers won't get banned from Facebook - people react

Zuckerberg: I'm Jewish, and there's a set of people who deny that the Holocaust happened. He goes on. "I find that deeply offensive". "I just don't think that it is the right thing to say we're going to take someone off the platform if they get things wrong, even multiple times.

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  • European Union urges big powers to avert trade conflict and chaos
European Union urges big powers to avert trade conflict and chaos

China has said it will retaliate if Washington goes through on its tariff threats. America's newfound economic nationalism means that they no longer want to sustain the post-war world order for free, and some countries may simply reciprocate, thus further eroding the global order.

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  • White House Says It's Weighing Putin Offer Of Joint Police Interrogations
White House Says It's Weighing Putin Offer Of Joint Police Interrogations

When asked the question Wednesday, he answered "no", a reply that put him sharply at odds with recent public warnings from his own intelligence chief. Top Senate Democrat Chuck Schumer said Trump needed to wake up to Russia's efforts to interfere in American elections. "We want the interpreter to come before the committee".

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  • Thailand's Rescued Soccer Team: Homecoming Photos
Thailand's Rescued Soccer Team: Homecoming Photos

During their TV news conference the boys said when they entered the cave on 23 June they had planned to only be inside the cave for about an hour after soccer practice. The boys looked to be in good health as they approached the news conference, smiling as they walked and wearing matching green and white jerseys bearing a wild boar - the team m...

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  • Israel adopts controversial Jewish nation-state law
Israel adopts controversial Jewish nation-state law

The divisive nature of the new legislation that saw thousands of people, including Arabs and secular Jews flocking to streets in protest, has not stopped Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu from hailing its adoption as a huge success.

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  • Shark attacks target children at popular NY beaches
Shark attacks target children at popular NY beaches

The last incident was in 1948, he said. Only about 10 cases of shark bites on people have ever been documented in NY state, the last one in 1948, Levine told Reuters by telephone, citing information he said was furnished by Islip town supervisors.

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  • Trump says discussed Middle East with Putin, made progress on conflicts
Trump says discussed Middle East with Putin, made progress on conflicts

House Democrats say they will try to force a vote affirming the intelligence community's assessment that Russian Federation interfered in the 2016 US elections, and endorsing Ryan's statement rebuking President Trump . Back at the White House, Paul's comments drew a presidential tweet of gratitude. Corker said "the first step" will be hearing ...

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  • Syria blames Israel for strikes in north
Syria blames Israel for strikes in north

Syrian regime media said Israel hit a military position near Aleppo in the country's northwest, killing nine pro-regime fighters. The Syrian government has on multiple occasions slammed Israeli aggressive actions and also warned about the "dangerous repercussions" of Israeli assaults on its territories.

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  • United States signals it would consider some exemptions on Iranian oil
United States signals it would consider some exemptions on Iranian oil

Tehran has always claimed its nuclear program was only for peaceful purposes. He explained that the participants in the Iranian deal have agreed to work out measures to protect the countries' businesses from U.S. "This administration in the United States doesn't know how to behave towards the world... it breaks global treaties as a tool". Offi...

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