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Dozens missing after ferry sinks in Indonesia’s Lake Toba

Dozens missing after ferry sinks in Indonesia’s Lake Toba

Sri Hardianto, an official at Indonesia's transport ministry, said the ferry had a capacity of only 60 passengers but might have carried 80 people and dozens of motorcycles, Bangkok Post reported....

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What is behind United States decision to abandon UN Human Rights Council?

What is behind United States decision to abandon UN Human Rights Council?

Twelve rights and aid groups, including Human Rights First, Save the Children and CARE, warned Pompeo the United States withdrawal would "make it more hard to advance human rights priorities and aid...

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Canada is one step closer to legalizing recreational cannabis

Canada is one step closer to legalizing recreational cannabis

The Canadian government is "probably looking at a date of implementation somewhere toward the beginning of September, perhaps mid-September", according to MP Bill Blair. Peter Harder, the government's...

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Euro reforms will be backed by German coalition, lawmakers - Merkel

Euro reforms will be backed by German coalition, lawmakers - Merkel

And then: " We don't want what is happening with immigration in Europe to happen with us! ". German Interior Minister and leader of the Christian Social Union (CSU) Party Horst Seehofer gestures...

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Israeli ministers back ban on filming soldiers

Israeli ministers back ban on filming soldiers

Eyewitnesses said that the youths managed to withdraw into the Gaza Strip after the Israeli army opened fire at them. Haaretz newspaper said that the fires were caused by flaming kites or balloons...

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U.S. to pull out of UN Human Rights Council

U.S. to pull out of UN Human Rights Council

The U.N. Human Rights Council was established in 2006 as a successor to the Human Rights Commission, which was criticized for politicized abuse and the unrepentantly oppressive practices of man...

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Massachusetts Democrats seek end to Trump administration's 'zero tolerance' immigration policy

Trump acknowledged to House Republicans that something needed to be done about family separations, a problem he called "nasty". Two immigration bills under consideration in the House could ad...

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Shooting in Sweden: Four hurt in Malmo

Shooting in Sweden: Four hurt in Malmo

Witnesses told Swedish media that the men were shot as they left an internet cafe in the south-eastern part of the southern city on Monday evening. Police spokeswoman Maya Forstenius said investig...

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Gary Lineker's F-word reaction to Harry Kane's England victor

Gary Lineker's F-word reaction to Harry Kane's England victor

Tom Law, 29 and Clark Roberts 30, both from Coventry, emerged from the ground singing " Harry Kane , he's one of our own". Mr Law said: "To get a last-minute victor, Harry Kane absolute legend". T...

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South Korea, US to suspend military drills

South Korea, US to suspend military drills

Accounts in South Korean media differ over who exactly proposed the measure, but it came at a general level military dialogue, which hadn't happened for over a decade before. With bonhomie prevailing ...

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Apple slapped with $6.6M fine in Australia over bricked devices

Apple slapped with $6.6M fine in Australia over bricked devices

The court ruling comes after the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) took action against Apple Australia and its parent company Apple US following complaints received by the commissi...

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Why President Trump Is Standing by His Family Separation Policy

Why President Trump Is Standing by His Family Separation Policy

The White House's hard-line posture comes as a growing number of Republicans are joining Democrats to urge the administration to change its policy on family separations. He has blamed Democrats fo...

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Border patrol chase ends in deadly crash, at least five killed

Border Patrol vehicles". 12 immigrants were ejected and four died on scene. The vehicle was traveling around 100 miles per hour, according to Boyd. This article be updated as more details become a...

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Illegal-alien kids to be housed in Texas tent city

Illegal-alien kids to be housed in Texas tent city

O'Rourke's comments came hours before he is scheduled to tour a facility in Texas where migrant children are being held. About 1,500 boys aged 10 to 17 now call it home. Still others sat in classroo...

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Harvard consistently rated Asian-American applicants lower on personality traits, lawsuit says

Harvard consistently rated Asian-American applicants lower on personality traits, lawsuit says

But the number of Asian-American students in Harvard's admitted class is only at 23 percent; which the school boasts is a 29 percent increase over the last decade. When extracurricular activities and ...

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Sarah Sanders responds to reports she's leaving White House, prays for 'discernment'

Sarah Sanders responds to reports she's leaving White House, prays for 'discernment'

Press secretary Sarah Sanders and principal deputy press secretary Raj Shah are considering stepping down, according to a CBS report . After some more heated back and forth, Sanders moved ...

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Trump claims vindication over DOJ report

Trump claims vindication over DOJ report

In one of tweets , Trump also took aim at Strzok, a key figure in both the Clinton email and Russian Federation probes, who was criticized in the new report for having sent a text during the 20...

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Second deputy dies in shooting in Kansas

Second deputy dies in shooting in Kansas

Rohrer, 35, died shortly after the shooting. Patrick Rohrer, 35, died first and Theresa King died at 12:20 a.m. Saturday, the sheriff's office said. One of the mortally wounded deputies managed to sho...

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Trump Says He Hates Border Separations But Rejects Immigration Deal

Trump Says He Hates Border Separations But Rejects Immigration Deal

Reporters who hadn't made it to the lawn before his Fox interview were shut out, since the Secret Service closed off access when the president walked out of the White House . Tom Cole of Oklahoma. ...

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Tensions flare between Italy, France after migrant ship is sent to Spain

Tensions flare between Italy, France after migrant ship is sent to Spain

France was to have accepted a total of 19,714 migrants from Italy and Greece; in all, it accepted 4,677. The French ambassador Christian Masset is due to be received at the Italian foreign ministr...

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The US nuclear arsenal: A quick overview

The US nuclear arsenal: A quick overview

President Donald Trump shakes hands with North Korea leader Kim Jong Un at the Capella resort on Sentosa Island Tuesday, June 12, 2018 in Singapore . Asked about Trump's comments, South Korean ...

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Trump's newfound affinity for Kim making Americans safer

Trump's newfound affinity for Kim making Americans safer

President Donald Trump said Friday that former President Barack Obama was " ready to go to war with North Korea ". Donald Trump says he wants Americans to "sit up" and pay attention when he s...

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Italy denounces ‘hypocritical lessons’ on migrants from France

Italy denounces ‘hypocritical lessons’ on migrants from France

Rescue workers onboard the MV Aquarius said it will take four days to reach the port of Valencia and that the boat should be allowed access to the nearest port immediately, which now means in Ital...

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Explosion at Hawaii volcano spews ash as lava flows into sea

Explosion at Hawaii volcano spews ash as lava flows into sea

USGS scientists have been unable to determine when the eruptions will end. "The lava flow is contained within a channel flowing to the ocean with only minor outflows". The mayor said he's never seen ...

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Japan eyeing Abe-Kim summit with possible Pyongyang visit - paper

Japan eyeing Abe-Kim summit with possible Pyongyang visit - paper

The agreement signed by Trump and Kim on Tuesday said the USA would provide security guarantees to North Korea, while Pyongyang committed to denuclearisation. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo , w...

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