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U.S. woman stabbed to death in London named as Darlene Horton

Richard Wagner and his wife Darlene were in London while he taught summer classes there. An undated handout picture released by Britain's Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) on August 4, 2016 shows U.S. Five other people were injured in last night's attack, including a British man who was stabbed in the stomach. London Mayor Sadiq Khan called on residents to remain calm after the stabbings.

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Seven people stabbed at a Sydney party

A 16-year-old boy is fighting for his life in hospital after a fight at a party in Sydney's northwest left 7 people with stab wounds. Another boy, aged 16, and a man, aged 21, were also taken to Westmead Hospital with stab wounds. Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000. The house remained cordoned off with police tape on Sunday morning.

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Indigenous Women Violence Inquiry Plan Fails to Look Into Police Conduct

Indigenous Affairs Minister Carolyn Bennett speaks during the announcement of the inquiry into Murdered and Missing Indigenous Women at the Museum of History in Gatineau, Quebec on Wednesday, Aug. It also reflects the sustained advocacy and leadership of the Native Women's Association of Canada, the Canadian Feminist Alliance for International Action, and other indigenous and women's rights advocates.

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Dylann Roof's Lawyers File Challenge to Death Penalty, Say It's Unconstitutional

Dylann Roof faces multiple murder counts and federal hate crimes for the deadly shooting in June 2015 at a church in SC. U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch said during a press conference in July 2015 that Roof, now 22, planned to kill blacks in Church to spark racial animosity nationwide.

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Saudi to send stranded Indian workers back at its own expense

Reports said Singh would arrive in Jeddah today for a three-day visit. In a separate detailed statement, the foreign ministry said the matter has been raised with Saudi officials and the companies who are employing the stranded Pakistanis while the prime minister has also been briefed about the matter.

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13 die in birthday party fire at Rouen bar

Prime Minister Manuel Valls expressed "deep sadness at the tragedy that claimed 13 young lives". "Someone came down with a birthday cake with candles and fell down the stairs ", Labadie said, citing initial investigation findings. Labadie said it's still unclear how many people were partying at the Cuba Libre club, adding that most of the dead were between 18 and 25 years old.

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Women go head-to-head in 400-meter freestyle relay

For Ledecky to swim a pair of sub-53 splits speaks volumes about not only what can be expected of her in these Olympics but potential future games down the road. Ledecky burst onto the scene as a fresh-faced 15-year-old at the London Olympics four years ago. She rallied the Americans from third to second in their heat with the fastest 100 split (52.64) among teammates Amanda Weir, Lia Neal and Allison Schmitt.

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Man shot and killed near Maracana Stadium after opening ceremony

Some 50,000 spectators are expected, with some 3 billion people tuning in around the world as Brazil lifts the curtain on its second major sporting event in two years, after the 2014 soccer World Cup. The athletes were given tree seeds, plus cartridges of soil. When they sprout, they will be planted in a Rio park. Michael Phelps led the USA team, the largest with 549 competitors.

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Thai referendum: Voters head to polls on draft constitution

After casting his vote in Bangkok junta leader Prayut Chan-O-Cha urged people to participate in a poll that until Sunday had garnered little enthusiasm among the public. During voting , one student activist was arrested after destroying his ballot in protest while shouting, "Down with dictatorship and long live democracy", as the AP reports.

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Belgian premier, police confer following machete attack

Belgian Interior Minister Jean Jambon condemned the attack calling it "disgusting act in Charleroi" on his Twitter account. Michel's spokesman, Barend Leyts, says the independent OCAM agency that assesses risks to Belgium's internal security was consulted and chose to keep the current threat level unchanged.

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Passengers wasted time to pull out bags after Emirates plane crash landed

The footage posted on the social network show the Boeing 777 bursting into flames and the huge plum of dark smoke coming from the plane. Emirates officials have repeatedly declined to say definitively whether the plane was attempting to go around and whether the landing gear was properly deployed.

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Celebration of Brazil marks the beginning of Rio Summer Games

Supermodel Gisele Bundchen, the biggest name in the ceremony to US spectators, helped depict the famous song, " The Girl from Ipanema ". Under the gaze of Rio's Christ the Redeemer statue, 78,000 people watched the four-hour party with Michael Phelps and other sporting superstars taking centre-stage in South America's first Olympics.

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Teen Ginny Thrasher wins first U.S. gold medal of Rio Olympics

Thrasher, the youngest of the 15 members of the USA rifle team, bested a field of 50 competitors, comfortably winning the final duel with China's Du Li, who won gold medals at the 2004 and 2008 Olympics . That would be the only gold for the United States on Saturday, as the Americans would settle for silver in four other events. Meanwhile, Pakistan shooter Minhal Sohail on Saturday failed to qualify for the main round of 10 metre Rifle Shooting event during the ongoing Rio Olympics.

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Trump Admits He Was Wrong on US Cash to Iran

But from Trump no apology to the USA government, no apology to the US military, no apology to supporters he lied to, and no apology to all the Americans overseas, whose lives he put in danger by lying that the US government will pay ransom for hostages, which it will not, as President Obama stated at a press conference at the Pentagon Thursday.

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American Hostage: Iran Wouldn't Let Us Leave Until Another Plane Landed

President Barack Obama said on Thursday that the U.S. had previously disclosed the $ 400 million payment to Iran and argued that the payment was made in cash was because of existing sanctions in place against Iran. "Which is precisely part of the pressure we were able to apply to them, so that they would ship a whole bunch of nuclear material out and close down a bunch of facilities".

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Belgium police attacker dies after being shot

One of the female officers involved in the attack is said to have suffered severe face wounds Alert. One officer was transported to a hospital, the other was less seriously wounded. Thoughts go to the victims, their loved ones and police. Belgian Interior Minister Jan Jambon said it wasn't immediately clear if the assault, which he called an "act of barbarism" was the deed of a single person or something more elaborate.

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Trump endorses Ryan amid backslidding in battleground states

He rarely admits that he's wrong. And, arguably, he did it three and even four times. Ryan said he "rejects" any religious test for entering the country - a clear jab at one of Trump's evolving immigration proposals - and that "Captain Khan was one such courageous example" of Muslim-Americans who have "served valiantly in our military and made the ultimate sacrifice".

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Syrian gov't, opposition trade accusation of alleged chemical attacks

The attacks appear unrelated, and the reports suggest they were launched by opposite sides, with one an attack launched by rebels against government-held parts of Aleppo , and another apparently by a Russian military helicopter . Facing off against them are thousands of fighters from the Fateh al-Sham Front and allied groups, according to the Observatory. Russia, he said, must restrain itself and Assad's government.

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American teen wins first gold of Rio Games

It's been remarkable year of success for Thrasher, who won the NCAA's air rifle title as a freshman in March as a member of WVU's rifle team. China's Beijing 2008 Olympic champion Pang Wei of China won the bronze medal with 180.4 points, finishing third just three hours after Du, his wife, had won the silver medal.

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McDonald's removes artificial preservatives from sandwiches

In praising McDonald's, Consumers Union called on Yum Brands to take the same step, demanding that meat and poultry suppliers limit or discontinue antibiotics use. Kalinowski of Nomura. The company's sales in its flagship U.S. market have showed improvement, helped by the fanfare over the introduction of an all-day breakfast menu in October.

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Donald Trump Endorses Paul Ryan in Wisconsin

We'll work together", he said. Trump's general election campaign has been defined by his constant attacks on fellow Republicans a habit that has baffled party leaders, who have begged him to stay focused on his Democratic rival. Humayun Khan. This endorsement comes after Trump caused more discord within the party earlier this week when he said he was "not quite there yet" when asked if he supported Ryan's re-election.

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Man barricades himself with a weapon in German restaurant

The man, a relative of the restaurant's owner, entered it on Sunday morning and sent all the cleaning staff outside, said police. German anti-terror police are preparing to storm the building. The details of how he came to be injured are unclear, but he was found unarmed. Eyewitnesses said the man was "covered in blood". Trained negotiators are speaking with the man, who is not believed to have taken any hostages.

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UPI/CVoter poll: Clinton continues gaining ground at Trump's expense

Trump losing national security heavyweights At this point, it's hard to find members of the national or foreign security communities who are publicly backing Trump. And I'm just not quite there yet. Just days after Ryan's endorsement of Trump, Ryan said that Trump's comments directed toward a federal judge of Mexican descent involving the judge's impartiality was "textbook racism".

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Favre enters Pro Football Hall of Fame

Instead, Deanna performed the honor. He said he wouldn't be where he is without him, and after choking up multiple times, he said, "This is tougher than any third-and-15 I've ever faced". He will redeem himself. He has it in him'. That was OK. Never did I hear him say, 'Son, you've arrived. But I never had a vehicle growing up. I thought I was good, but I had no idea what good was.

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Erdogan: Gulen, Kurds and ISIS are Preparing Invasion of Turkey

European leaders are concerned by the scale of Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan's crackdown on suspected dissidents after last month's failed coup. The lawyers said they expected Gulen, who has denied any involvement in the July 15 coup attempt, will remain in his remote mountain compound in Pennsylvania .

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Youth league in Gauteng shuns ANC 'victory parties'

Chiloane said the current drop in municipal election outcomes nationally left little to be desired and did not warrant a celebration. ANC spokesperson Zizi Kodwa did not want to comment as yet because he said the results on the IEC system were only provisional and might still change.

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Navy ship to be named for late gay rights leader Harvey Milk

Milk was the first openly gay elected official in California. The late icon was murdered along with San Francisco mayor George Moscone inside City Hall on November 27, 1978, by former Supervisor Dan White. Navy is going to honor his legacy by naming a ship after him", said AMPA President Ashley Broadway-Mack. It is a John Lewis class of oiler being built in San Diego by General Dynamics.

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Wife of Florida State University Professor Killed in London Stabbing Attack

Ms Horton's partner, Richard Wagner , a psychology professor at Florida State University (FSU), had been teaching summer classes that had ended that day. Bulhan, of Tooting in south London , is a Norwegian national of Somali origin who moved to Britain in 2002. Armed officer attended within five minutes and used a stun gun to subdue the suspect.

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Gunmen in Armenia take medics hostage

Three members of the armed group, who were also wounded in an exchange of fire overnight to Wednesday, are in a prison hospital. Over the weekend they released the final four police officers being held captive but remained holed up inside the police building surrounded by law enforcement officers.

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Five charged in relation to Nice lorry attack

The prosecutor said the investigation made "notable advances" since the Bastille Day attack by Bouhlel , a Tunisian who had been living legally in Nice for years. Bernard Cazeneuve's acknowledgement Thursday came as a newspaper accused French authorities of a lack of transparency for their handling of the massacre.

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Soldier dies during training exercise in Wales

A British Army spokesman said: "We can confirm that a soldier from ITC Catterick died on 19 July while conducting pre-course training for the Platoon Sergeants' Battle Course in Brecon". "But I saw cooling stations where the soldiers can take on water and get checked over so it looks like safeguards are in place". The SAS hopefuls; Craig Roberts, Edward Maher and Corporal James Dunsby died during "searing heat" in the drill in 2013.

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Rangers held by Hamilton Academical on return to Scottish top flight

Rangers midfielder has taken to social networking site Twitter to give his reaction to the Gers' failure to win against Hamilton Academical on Saturday afternoon. Replica strips were put on public sale last week, even though Rangers said they were "not party to the discussion" to sell them. "The situation is far more under control than it was a few months ago", King said.

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Germany Bombing Believed to Be Islamist Terror Attack

A Syrian asylum seeker blew himself up outside a music festival and wounded 15 other people in Ansbach on Sunday, 6 days after 4 passengers on a train and a passer-by were wounded in an axe attack by another asylum seeker in Wuerzburg. Police were still assessing possible motives behind the late Sunday bloodshed and whether the 27-year-old Syrian had any links to Islamist terror groups.

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Japan's Nishioka in Atlanta Open semis

He will face second seeded Aussie Nick Kyrgios who won a tight match against fifth seed Fernando Verdasco 6-4, 6-7 (7/5), 6-3. "Yoshi is a great player and makes you play a lot of balls and a lot of rallies". In one of the tallest matches ATP men´s tennis history, the 2.08 meter (6-foot-10) Isner beat fellow American Opelka, who stands 2.11 meters. On the other side of the draw, wild-card entrant Reilly Opelka , a 6-foot-11, 18-year-old American, also reached an ATP World Tour ...

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Search for missing Malaysia Flight MH370 to be suspended

According to a confidential report obtained by NY magazine, there are strong pieces of evidence of MH370 Pilot conducting the plot to hijack the missing flight. "We want them to be doing something in the interim to look for new information". "Ministers took the opportunity to reflect on the enormous sense of grief felt by so many people following the tragic disappearance of MH370 and again acknowledged and expressed their gratitude to the many nations of the world that had provided ...


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