• 12-year-old abducted from airport believed to be in extreme danger
12-year-old abducted from airport believed to be in extreme danger

Authorities are looking into the possibility that the man and woman who took Jingjing may be the same couple who approached her while she was sightseeing at the World Trade Center . "We are grateful that Jinjing is safe and with family", the statement continued. An AMBER Alert that was issued for a 12-year-old girl has been canceled after she wa...

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  • New Law in Israel Sparks Backlash from Arab Minority Group
New Law in Israel Sparks Backlash from Arab Minority Group

But his right-wing government has been blindsided by the backlash from Israel's Druze community which has voiced a deep sense of betrayal over a mostly declarative law that many felt cast them as second-class citizens. Several Druze military officers have resigned over the law. Unlike most of the Arab population, which largely identifies with t...

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  • Up to 20 feared dead in Swiss Alps plane crash
Up to 20 feared dead in Swiss Alps plane crash

The crash occurred above the Swiss Alpine resort of Flims, an area popular with hikers and skiers. Daniel Knecht of the Swiss Transportation Safety Investigation Board said the plane appears to have hit the ground near-vertically and at high speed.

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  • USA judge: Progress to reunite migrant families ‘unacceptable’
USA judge: Progress to reunite migrant families ‘unacceptable’

U.S. District Judge Dana Sabraw said it was "unacceptable" that the government has located only 12 or 13 parents out of close to 500 who have been removed from the United States or released into the mainland. Sabraw said he plans to file an order in the coming days requiring the government to continue providing information and updates and to assi...

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  • UN condemns 'shocking' Yemen Al-Tharwa hospital strike in Hodeida
UN condemns 'shocking' Yemen Al-Tharwa hospital strike in Hodeida

A spokesman for the Saudi-led Arab coalition fighting Houthis in Yemen has blamed rebels for Thursday's attacks that killed dozens of civilians in the contested port city of Al Hudaydah, Sputnik reported . He was referring to the UN-supported peace talks that where first held three years ago in Switzerland before shifting to Kuwait in ...

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  • Major Iran naval exercises underway
Major Iran naval exercises underway

One U.S. official told Reuters on August 2 that possibly more than 100 vessels are involved in the drills, in a move that appears created to send a message to Washington . "Other U.S. warships are nearby and there are numerous combat aircraft in the region, " the cable network reported . "If the Iranians demonstrate a commitment to make f...

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  • Venezuela's Nicolas Maduro's speech cut off, soldiers seen running
Venezuela's Nicolas Maduro's speech cut off, soldiers seen running

State television showed him cutting short a speech as hundreds of soldiers broke ranks and scattered. It was also reported that an explosion hit a building near the presidential palace where Maduro was delivering his address to mark the anniversary of the National Guard.

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  • PM welcomes better visa access for Kiwis to the US - Ardern
PM welcomes better visa access for Kiwis to the US - Ardern

Speaking of juggling her huge job with looking after her newborn, Ardern earlier told marie claire that she's no superhero: millions of women all over the world juggle parenting in the same way. For me, it's about just getting on with it and doing the job! "Day to day I'm worrying about feeding, sleeping and nappies and then there's this overla...

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  • Stranded Aussie criticised for treacherous solo mountain trek
Stranded Aussie criticised for treacherous solo mountain trek

Four alpine rescuers equipped with clothes, tents and much-needed food spent the night with Lt Harch to await rescue as helicopters patiently waited for a window in harsh conditions on Friday. The Australian Army confirmed that Lt Harch was a soldier now on leave in New Zealand . The rescue team had "extensive difficulties" accessing the area ...

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  • Bookkeeper says Manafort was broke in 2016 and lied to banks
Bookkeeper says Manafort was broke in 2016 and lied to banks

Cindy LaPorta , the first witness with immunity to testify in the trial, said Manafort's business associate, Rick Gates , asked her to treat $2.4 million that Manafort's consulting firm received from offshore businesses as loans on his 2014 and 2015 tax returns .

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  • Woman fined $201 for wearing face veil in Denmark
Woman fined $201 for wearing face veil in Denmark

They also told her to either remove her veil or leave the public area, but she chose to keep her headwear on. "During the fight her niqab came off, but by the time we arrived she had put it back on again", Mr Borchersen said. People demonstrate in Copenhagen, Denmark supporting the new ban on garments covering the face. Police took a photogra...

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  • Migrant Teen Allegedly Molested By Arizona Detention Center Employee
Migrant Teen Allegedly Molested By Arizona Detention Center Employee

A witness - a 16 year old girl who was staying at the same facility - said she saw Negrete kissing and touching the girl. In recent years, Southwest Key has faced other charges that their employees molested children in their care. Reporters have now uncovered "dozens of incidents of unwanted groping and indecent exposure" at facilities where thes...

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  • Bush's doctor's killing may have been act of revenge
Bush's doctor's killing may have been act of revenge

While Pappas was on the loose, Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo warned the public that the suspect was armed and risky and that text messages showed that he might be suicidal. "This man is risky, this man is capable, this man has some skills", Acevedo told reporters at the time, noting that Pappas probably had numerous firearms and that he had no...

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  • ‘Goat-a-Paloza’: 100 goats take over Boise neighborhood
‘Goat-a-Paloza’: 100 goats take over Boise neighborhood

About 100 escaped goats have munched on manicured lawns in Idaho's capital city before being rounded up and hauled away. KTVB is reporting the goats had been grazing nearby when they somehow escaped and set off on a snacking tour of the neighborhood.

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  • Trump fires back at Republican mega donors after criticism
Trump fires back at Republican mega donors after criticism

Now that Kim Jong Un is his fast friend, President Trump has made a decision to pick a fight with some truly nefarious operators-the successful American businessmen and political donors Charles and David Koch . President Trump has attacked the "globalist" Kochs as "a total joke in real Republican circles " who are "against Strong Borders and Po...

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  • Russian helicopter crash in Siberia kills all 18 people onboard
Russian helicopter crash in Siberia kills all 18 people onboard

It added that the second helicopter landed safely and that the accident took place in "normal" weather conditions. "As a result it fell, was destroyed and burned". Accidents involving helicopters and small planes are frequent in Siberia and far eastern Russian Federation, where air transport is commonly used to cover vast distances.

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  • Trump says only
Trump says only "FAKE NEWS" is the "enemy of the people"

Ivanka added that she is the daughter of an immigrant - her mother, Ivana Trump, is from the Czech Republic - and she is sympathetic to these issues. Top national security officials made a rare appearance in the White House briefing room Thursday to warn that Russian Federation continues to target US elections and to outline what is being done to ...

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  • Strikes at Hodeidah's main hospital result in multiple deaths and injuries
Strikes at Hodeidah's main hospital result in multiple deaths and injuries

Protesters on Friday condemned airstrikes conducted by the so-called coalition led by the regime in Riyadh that hit a hospital and a fishing harbor in Hudaydah on Thursday and left at least 55 people killed and 130 others wounded. "We've said this before and we are saying it again-parties to the conflict are obliged to do everything possible to pro...

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  • United States wildfires scorching homes, land - and California's annual budget
United States wildfires scorching homes, land - and California's annual budget

The fire near Covelo prompted evacuation orders for about 60 homes in the farming and ranching area on the edge of the Mendocino National Forest. The forecast included extremely low humidity levels that leave vegetation ready to burn. The 206-square-mile (533-square-kilometer) Carr Fire 100 miles south of the OR border was 39 percent contained af...

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  • N.Korea has not stopped nuclear, missile program : confidential U.N
N.Korea has not stopped nuclear, missile program : confidential U.N

He also said he had seen reports that Russian Federation was issuing permits allowing North Koreans to work on its territory, defying the sanctions. The move comes as US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is set to press Southeast Asian countries during meetings in Singapore on Saturday to maintain sanctions against Pyongyang, which is in talks with ...

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