• Lyon airport shut down after police chase on runway
Lyon airport shut down after police chase on runway

A dozen police cars and a helicopter were in pursuit and officers arrested him after he leapt from the stolen Mercedes. A passenger waited for his flight, in December 2011, during a strike at Lyon-Saint Exupery airport, central France. All flights in and out of Lyon Saint-Exupery airport were temporarily suspended. There, the man rammed throu...

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  • Trump officials race to deny authorship of NY Times op-ed
Trump officials race to deny authorship of NY Times op-ed

Woodward, famously one of the two reporters who unearthed the Watergate scandal for The Washington Post during the Nixon administration, also wrote that Mattis described Trump's level of understanding as that of "a fifth- or sixth-grader".

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  • Georgians urged to prepare for Florence
Georgians urged to prepare for Florence

The hurricane center said , "All indications are that Florence will be an extremely unsafe Category 4 hurricane while it moves over the western Atlantic toward the southeastern United States ". "While it's still too early to know the storm's path, we know we have to be prepared", he said in a written statement. The National Hurricane Center ...

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  • Seven injured in knife attack in central Paris
Seven injured in knife attack in central Paris

The attack took place at 10:50 p.m. (4:50 p.m. ET) in the Parc de la Villette by the Ourcq Canal in the 19th arrondissement, a lively neighborhood in northeastern Paris popular with young people and tourists. Le Parisien said the attacker is an Afghan national. The man is believed to have stabbed three people at the cinema before several peopl...

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  • Far-right scourge of liberals has updated its image
Far-right scourge of liberals has updated its image

But Kristersson - despite calling for Lofven to resign - dismissed any talk of a deal with the far right. In Sweden, the speaker of parliament typically consults all party leaders after an election before tasking the one most likely to succeed at forming a government.

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  • Barack Obama says Trump is ‘the symptom, not the cause’ of division
Barack Obama says Trump is ‘the symptom, not the cause’ of division

On Saturday, Obama didn't mention Trump once and, instead, told Democrats that the problems in Washington are bigger than one person. During his speech, Obama highlighted the seven Democratic candidates now running in the region and in highly contested counties.

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  • Sweden Election: Ruling Party Scrapes A Win As Far-Right Gains Support
Sweden Election: Ruling Party Scrapes A Win As Far-Right Gains Support

The Moderates party was next at 19.2 percent, while the far-right Sweden Democrats that before the election inspired fear of an anti-migrant backlash that would produce a dramatic ideological swing had 17.9 percent. Akesson hopes his party, which wants Sweden to leave the European Union and freeze immigration, can play a decisive role in negoti...

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  • Peace overture? No ballistic missiles seen in North Korea’s 70th anniversary parade
Peace overture? No ballistic missiles seen in North Korea’s 70th anniversary parade

Pyongyang residents have been training for months for the anniversary and held up the bouquets to spell out words and slogans that could be seen from the VIP viewing area. North Korea's desire to use the performance to attract global attention was clear, said Gianni Merlo, the Italian head of the worldwide Sports Press Association, who said he was ...

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  • Three toddlers among dead in Australia mass killing
Three toddlers among dead in Australia mass killing

Neighbours watched on as forensic officers and homicide squad detectives descended on their quiet suburban street and started to lock down the home for further investigation. "It's just so sad, they've got primary school aged kids and I thought it just couldn't be", she said. "It is tragic not only for the family and the friends, it is also trag...

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  • Gay sex: Most cases filed in UP, Kerala next
Gay sex: Most cases filed in UP, Kerala next

As legal experts pointed out, changing this colonial law was nearly a foregone conclusion after a nine-judge constitutional bench of the Supreme Court ruled in August 2017 that privacy is a fundamental right . Filmmaker Karan Johar, who has often spoken out on the issue of gay rights, said the judgment was a "huge thumbs up" for humanity. That jud...

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  • Tropical Storm Isaac, 9th named storm of season, forms in Atlantic
Tropical Storm Isaac, 9th named storm of season, forms in Atlantic

As of Sunday afternoon, hurricane-force winds extended outward up to 25 miles from Florence's center, while tropical storm winds extended up to 125 miles. In Charleston, South Carolina , along the coast, city officials offered sandbags to residents. "However, there is still very large uncertainty in model forecasts of Florence's track beyond day (...

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  • People indicted, convicted, investigated in Trump-Russia probe
People indicted, convicted, investigated in Trump-Russia probe

Joseph Mifsud, an elusive professor considered a missing link between President Trump's election campaign and Russian Federation, may have died during the course of being sought in connection with Moscow's alleged meddling in the 2016 race, attorneys for the Democratic National Committee claimed Friday.

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  • Authorities: Texas officer arrested for manslaughter
Authorities: Texas officer arrested for manslaughter

This Sept. 21, 2017, photo provided by Harding University in Search, Ark., shows Botham Jean in Dallas . Jean was pronounced dead at an area hospital. "This is a bad tragedy", the company said in a statement ". "We believe the fact that that has not happened yet is a reflection on deferential treatment for law enforcement officers", Merritt...

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  • Carl Bernstein Calls For Congressional Hearings To Determine Trump's Fitness
Carl Bernstein Calls For Congressional Hearings To Determine Trump's Fitness

White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders released a statement in which she described the piece as "a new low for the so-called paper of record'". He characterized the writer of the opinion piece as someone "probably who is failing and probably here for all the wrong reasons". The text of the op-ed was pulled apart for clues: The ...

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  • Make sure you vote or I will be impeached, Trump warns supporters
Make sure you vote or I will be impeached, Trump warns supporters

Voters will choose 35 senators, 36 state governors and all 435 members of the House of Representatives in the election scheduled for November 6. Trump says he thinks the GOP will do "really well" on November 6, when the party hopes to retain control of both houses of Congress.

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  • Britain to brief United Nations council on charges against Russian spies
Britain to brief United Nations council on charges against Russian spies

Referring to May's accusations of Russia's involvement in the poisoning, the statement said: "We decisively reject these insinuations". Britain's security minister says Russian President Vladimir Putin bears ultimate responsibility for the Novichok nerve agent attack carried out in England.

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  • Longtime Dem loses to left-wing challenger in primary upset
Longtime Dem loses to left-wing challenger in primary upset

In addition to being a political veteran and a popular city councilor, Pressley was a black woman running against a white man in the state's first congressional district to have more minority residents than white residents. Both races highlight rifts within the Democratic party, with many younger voters embracing new and more diverse political le...

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  • Brett Kavanaugh Confirmation Hearing Day 4
Brett Kavanaugh Confirmation Hearing Day 4

The document was partially redacted. Kavanaugh adroitly avoided any missteps that might have put his confirmation in jeopardy, and Republicans could be nothing but delighted with his largely headline-avoiding performance. Whatever the Democrats' intentions in seeking more documents - they have been accused of trying to delay the hearings - ther...

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  • US bank shooting: Indian among three victims
US bank shooting: Indian among three victims

Kandepi Pruthvi Raj, a 25-year old financial consultant from Andhra Pradesh's Guntur district who was killed after a gunman opened fire in a bank in Cincinnati in the USA on Thursday, was expected to return to India once his marriage was arranged, relatives said .

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  • Trump wants Attorney General to investigate source of anonymous Times op-ed
Trump wants Attorney General to investigate source of anonymous Times op-ed

The anonymous piece in The New York Times said "a quiet resistance" within the Trump administration was working to thwart some of the president's "worst inclinations". "A lot of people have said they didn't do, nearly all of the high-level people have said that". U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a "Make America Great Again" ral...

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