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Florida Woman Killed in London Knife Attack

Authorities said a suspect, a 19-year-old man, is in police custody at a hospital. The police said mental health was a "significant factor" in the wanton attack that took place in Russell Square , a busy area close to the British Museum where many hotels and restaurants popular with tourists are located.

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Girl dumped by Ferris wheel still on ventilator

A 911 call was made shortly after three girls fell from a Ferris wheel in Greeneville, and a mechanical issue was to blame for the 30 foot drop. Greeneville Police Capt. That decision by the fair board was announced Wednesday night. The state relies on private inspectors hired by operators and other states' regulators to determine whether roller coasters, zip lines and Ferris wheels are safe.

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Secret Service stops protester at Hillary Clinton rally

Trump and his campaign denied claims that he had advocated for violence against his political opponent. "If she gets to pick her judges, nothing you can do folks", Mr. However, he will have to overcome a strong historical trend: The state has not voted for a Republican presidential candidate since George H.W. Bush in 1988.

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Turkey: 4 soldiers killed in PKK attack on military vehicle

A total of seven people, including a police officer, have been killed in two separate attacks in southeastern provinces of Diyarbakir and Mardin in Turkey, transportation minister said on Wednesday. Several ambulances were sent to the area. A top PKK commander had warned at the weekend of fresh attacks, saying police "will not be able to live as comfortably as they did in the past in cities".

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11 babies killed in hospital fire in Baghdad

Electrical fires are common in Baghdad - and elsewhere across the country - because of poor maintenance and wiring. Shaima Hassan, who conceived after years, trembled in shock as she mourned the loss of her two-day-old son. "I just want our child, somebody give him to me", she cried. "We pay the hospital employees thousands of Iraqi dinars to allow us in to get our loved ones basic food and milk, which they can not provide", she said.

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Turkish and Russian presidents meeting raise eyebrows

Erdoğan's day trip to St Petersburg is his first foreign visit since the failed coup in Turkey last month and the ensuing purge which has given rise to serious diplomatic tension between Ankara and its Western allies. He called on the USA to extradite Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen, who he has accused of organising the uprising, but Washington has refused to consider it until evidence is presented.

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Southern rail strike: RMT Union and GTR suspend strike to resume talks

However, on Wednesday afternoon (August 10) after an offer from the RMT to suspend the action if Southern returned to talks without preconditions, conciliation service Acas, which has been mediating the talks, the ongoing five-day walkout stopped.

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Class 10 student gangraped at Delhi's Kalkaji for two days

According to report, the accused identified as Karan Singh of Palra village and Sanjay from Dhani Shikohpur village in Badshahpur lured the class 10th girl on Saturday, August 6, took her on a two-wheeler and then by a bus to Delhi where the victim was gang-raped after she was held captive in a room, police said.

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Syrian rescue worker says 3 die in suspected chlorine attack

One local doctor told Sky News he was saving pieces of patients' clothing as evidence of the gas attack. The British-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported that barrel bombs had struck the neighbourhood, but made no mention of chlorine gas.

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Man hit by mini truck, robbed, left to die

Matbool was reportedly lying on the road, near the sidewalk, for nearly an hour till the police was informed about the mishap. In a bid to deal with this, the city government today said it will soon announce a scheme under which people, including drivers of taxis and autorickshaws, will be rewarded for taking victims to a hospital.

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Blast at Turkey hospital part of coordinated attacks; 8 dead

The Turkish warplanes attacked PKK rebels in the Sinath-Haftanin region of northern Iraq, Anadolu reported, citing unnamed security sources. Officials blamed all three attacks - which occurred as Turkey was still dealing with the aftermath of the failed July 15 military coup - on the Kurdistan Workers' Party, or PKK.

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Fijians fly, Japan shock again to reach semi-finals

And given the party that was about to unfold after overcoming New Zealand to win gold, the Aussies chose to lock their medals away last night for fear of permanently losing them. "But we are not looking for an excuse". "As I came into this game, I saw New Zealand had one win and two defeats and us three wins", said the former England sevens player said.

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Pak helicopter crash-lands, crew taken hostage

However, a local Taliban commander said there were only six people in the crew and that his faction was holding them. He also said, in a statement posted online, that efforts are also underway for the safe recovery of the crew members of the helicopter.

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Ark. deputy in surgery, police chief released after Wednesday. morning shooting

Reports said that the suspect believed to have shot the officers was still at large and was being hunted by police. Hackett Police Chief Darrell Spells suffered superficial wounds after apparently being grazed by a bullet. Sebastian County Sheriff's Office officials report that Deputy Bill Cooper is in critical condition and is undergoing surgery. Hackett is a town about 170 miles west of Little Rock.

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Putin, Erdogan eye resetting of ties

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization called Turkey a "valued ally" a day after Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan visited Russian Federation in his first trip overseas since last month's failed coup. What led to the thaw? Indeed, the two sides weren't even on speaking terms until June , when Erdogan picked up the phone and apologized for the downed jet and the pilot who lost his life.

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Reasons To Avoid Student Loan Consolidation

According to the Federal Reserve Bank of NY, student loans are the biggest aspect of a household debt for Americans and this debt is growing. Utah graduates ranked second for having the lowest percentage of income going toward student debt, the WalletHub study found.

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Civil rights activist ends world's longest hunger strike after 16 years

Irom Sharmila had been force-fed through a tube in her nose and held by police since November 2000, when she began her fast to protest a draconian security law that gives enormous power to security forces in the northeastern state of Manipur.

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Turkey's Erdogan issues Gulen ultimatum to US

Mustafa Zeki Ugurlu was in NATO's Allied Command Transformation headquarters in the USA on July 15, during the failed coup; 26 Turkish officers were in Virginia at the time. A total of 160 members of the military wanted in connection with the July 15 failed coup are still at large, including nine generals, officials have said.

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Trump blames media for 2nd Amendment flap

The tweet, now deleted, had said Antani was finding Kasich supporters instead of Trump supporters while out door-knocking in his district. "I'm not here to repeal the Second Amendment", she said in her Democratic National Convention speech.

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Sailing: Britain, France lead RS:X, Croatia, Holland top Laser

Meanwhile, Ireland's newcomer to the men's single-handed class, Finn Lynch, had another mixed day but still has managed to maintain an overall position close to the top half of the 46-boat fleet. The Dubliner finished fifth and second in Wednesday's two races and has revealed that she's looking forward to Thursday, a rest day for the Laser classes.

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Rep. Robin Kelly on Zika Virus, Guns and Presidential Race

Business owners in Miami's Wynwood arts district say they've been losing money since local Zika infections were announced , and they're asking government officials for help. The reason is largely because of living conditions, including mosquito-control efforts and regular use of air-conditioning. The mosquitoes have a short travel range, and Florida officials are describing the infections as a "small case cluster" that do not indicate widespread transmission.

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Philippine high court orders probe of judges "linked to drug trade"

The Chief Justice likewise noted the extrajudicial killings of people suspected to be involved in the illegal drug trade and expressed concern about "o$3 ur judges (having) been rendered vulnerable and veritable targets for any of those persons and groups who may consider judges as acceptable collateral damage in the war on drugs".

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Japan's Emperor Akihito Wishes Resign Over Poor Health

Akihito took the throne after the death in 1989 of his father, Hirohito, in whose name Japan fought World War Two. According to local media, if the emperor is to abdicate, the Imperial House Law might need revision, as the law, enacted in 1947 to rule for imperial affairs, does not include any provision for a reigning emperor to abdicate.

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United Nations anxious by Israel claims of aid re-directed to Hamas

In a statement it said they were part of a wider Israeli effort "to tighten the siege of the Gaza Strip by prosecuting global relief organizations". Thirty-eight-year old Wahid Abdullah Boresh, a resident of Jebalya in Gaza, helped build military installations for Hamas, and helped Hamas leaders build mansions for themselves.

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Gaofen-3 Earth observation satellite launched

Although Chinese officials made no explicit mention of the ongoing territorial dispute in the South China Sea , the government said in a statement that the satellite would be tasked with "the protection of maritime rights". It will primarily be used by the State Oceanic Administration of China. This was the 233rd flight mission consummated by a Long March carrier rocket.

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Based Turkish navy officer 'missing' after coup

A spokesman for the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Steve Blando, said, "We can not comment on any specific asylum requests". But NATO has assured Turkey it's membership is safe and the statement comes in response to "speculative press reports regarding NATO's stance regarding the failed coup in Turkey and Turkey's NATO membership".

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Town holds vigil for slain woman found in woods

Marcotte was found murdered in a wooded area in Princeton Sunday evening after she left her mother's house to go jogging. Authorities urged residents in the area to remain vigilant. "She was very, very nice". A state police source at the scene said it was not immediately clear if Marcotte was assaulted, but she was naked. Justine Popik, 27, who went to high school with Marcotte at the Bancroft School in Worcester, said, "She was just a very
passionate person, very
friendly, very giving".

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Two Million At Risk Of Siege In Syria's Aleppo

The UN statement came on the same day that the head of the so-called Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, Rami Abdel Rahman, said some 2,000 fighters have joined the ranks of government troops in Aleppo . Air strikes in rebel-held Idlib province, southwest of Aleppo , have killed at least 19 people and wounded dozen others on 10 August. Rebels and regime forces are amassing fighters around Aleppo ahead of what is likely to be a protracted battle for the northern city, whose hospitals and ...

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Southern rail strike suspended

He said: 'You can't have one rule for rich union barons and another for the suffering commuters'. The Rail, Maritime and Transport (RMT) workers' union from the United Kingdom noted that the action will happen in two weekends during the most popular month for holidays.

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Brazilian Senate Approves Impeachment Trial Against President

In a dramatic illustration of the Brazilian people's dissatisfaction with the interim coup-imposed president Michel Temer, almost every facet of the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro - from the torch relay to the declaration of the games' opening by the Brazilian head of state - has been plagued by political protests due to the legislative suspension of left-leaning President Dilma Rousseff.

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Swimming: Ledecky takes third gold in 4x200m relay

In the final leg of the relay, Ledecky came from behind to beat Australia as the US won in 7:43.03. She is delivering in the way others can only fantasize about, the latest a sizzling leg that turned what looked like a massive deficit into a walk-in-the-park advantage, taking over for teammate Maya DiRado and simply putting away Australia .

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Gabby Douglas Apologizes For National Anthem

Both Olympians caught Twitter's attention for their reactions during their respective medal ceremonies. Saying she "Always stand [s] at attention out of respect for our country whenever the national anthem is played", she went on to insist she meant no disrespect.

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Rivals face off in UK Labour leadership race

Smith also defended Labour MPs, the majority of which passed a vote of no confidence in Corbyn. Mr McDonnell insisted that Labour will unite behind whoever wins the contest and urged the Pontypridd MP - who he described as "one of the most ambitious career politicians I have met" - to end talk of division by declaring he would serve under Mr Corbyn.

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Beltre leads another Rangers' rally over Rockies in 5-4 win

Newly-named closer Adam Ottavino entered, looking for a four-out save. Instead, Adrian Beltre and the Rangers left the rookie and his teammates with an all-too-familiar feeling. Jonathan Lucroy homered in his first home game since the deadline trade that brought him to Texas , giving the Rangers a 3-1 lead in the fifth. Home plate umpire Greg Gibson stands by the plate as Texas Rangers' Shin-Soo Choo comes up celebrating after sliding into home for the go-ahead score against the ...

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Seven killed in turkey bomb blasts

A roadside bomb was set off in Kiziltepe just as a police bus passed by. The attacks came hours after an earlier attack, also blamed on the PKK, killed four soldiers and injured nine others near the border with Iraq. "The United States remains committed to cooperating closely with Turkey - bilaterally, within the Counter-ISIL Coalition, and within North Atlantic Treaty Organisation - in order to defend our nations against common threats", he said.


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