• President Trump Will Declare A National Emergency Over The Opioid Crisis
President Trump Will Declare A National Emergency Over The Opioid Crisis

Speaking to reporters at the entrance to his Bedminster, N.J., golf club, where he is on a working vacation, Trump promised "to spend a lot of time, a lot of effort and a lot of money on the opioid crisis ". From a strictly practical standpoint the emergency declaration would have two main effects, according to Keith Humphreys, an addiction sp...

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  • Russian Surveillance Plane Flies Over Washington
Russian Surveillance Plane Flies Over Washington

The flight، first reported by CNN، is expected to be followed by another one Wednesday evening that flies over President Donald Trump's property in Bedminster، New Jersey، where he is vacationing. US military personnel were allowed on the plane for observation and the plane has the capability of gathering intelligence, one person familiar with th...

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  • New York City Police Officer Shot in Brooklyn
New York City Police Officer Shot in Brooklyn

Forewarning data is preparatory, police said officers trust they saw the man holding a tyke, potentially a newborn child, at a window of the building. The officer was treated by the medics with him, police said. The mayor and police commissioner showed off the vest during a news conference and credited it with saving the officer's life.

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  • Horrifying bodycam footage shows moment cop is shot at point-blank range
Horrifying bodycam footage shows moment cop is shot at point-blank range

The incident occurred when Smith was responding to a call about a man trying to snatch groceries from customers at a party store. The video shows Estill Police officer Quincy Smith ordering Malcolm Antwan Orr to stop walking away. "Take your hands out your pocket, take your hands out your pocket". "I'm hit in my neck some place", he told the ...

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  • Traffickers push up to 180 migrants into sea off Yemen
Traffickers push up to 180 migrants into sea off Yemen

On Wednesday, IOM staff in Yemen said they had found the shallow graves of 29 migrants , with an average age of only 16, buried by survivors on a beach in the province. IOM medical personnel treated 27 survivors, who were both male and female, while a further 22 people that had been onboard are reportedly still missing.

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  • Eggs recall: 700000 distributed in United Kingdom contaminated with fipronil pesticide
Eggs recall: 700000 distributed in United Kingdom contaminated with fipronil pesticide

The treatment, it seems, contained a toxic chemical called fipronil , which is banned from use on animals involved in the human food chain, including chickens. These would likely be mixed with other eggs that were not from affected farms, making " Fipronil residues highly diluted", the FSA said. United Kingdom food authorities said about 700,00...

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  • Cuban diplomats expelled after alleged 'acoustic attack'
Cuban diplomats expelled after alleged 'acoustic attack'

In 2015, President Barack Obama reopened the American embassy in Cuba in an attempt to improve diplomatic relations with the country. "Various entities conducted an exhaustive, high-priority, urgent investigation ordered by the highest authorities of the Cuban government and requested the US embassy to share information on these incidents, " ...

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  • President Zuma narrowly survives his 8th no-confidence vote
President Zuma narrowly survives his 8th no-confidence vote

Melanie Rice has more from Cape Town . As South Africa digests those results, African National Congress (ANC ) heavyweight Lindiwe Zulu says it is unacceptable that some party members voted with the opposition. There, MPs of the governing party were, again, reminded of the party line - vote against the motion as the ANC could not support the o...

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  • Babysitters Arrested After Putting Baby in Refrigerator
Babysitters Arrested After Putting Baby in Refrigerator

Someone notified police of the video, and officers arrested the teens, who are both charged with child endangerment, assault and battery with a risky weapon. "I'm traumatized from that", she said. These teenagers, I don't believe they did it to harm my child. "I think it was all foolishness, stupidity", the baby's mother told the station.

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  • JD(U)'s Sharad Yadav revolts against Nitish, accuses him of betraying public mandate
JD(U)'s Sharad Yadav revolts against Nitish, accuses him of betraying public mandate

Yadav, who is on his three-day Jan Samvad Yatra , said, "We had formed the alliance with a mandate for five years, but it broke down in the midway that has disappointed lot of people". Yadav will visit around 10 ten constituencies of Bihar from August 10 to 12. He added that he was still with the Mahagathbandan (Grand Alliance). Though many suppor...

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  • EPS clips Dinakaran's wings; merger bid on
EPS clips Dinakaran's wings; merger bid on

A release issued by Palaniswami after a meeting which was attended by 27 senior office-bearers and Ministers of the party at the party headquarters on Thursday morning said that Dinakaran's appointment as deputy general secretary by VK Sasikala was not tenable.

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  • 5 things you need to know about the eclipse
5 things you need to know about the eclipse

In case you haven't heard, it's not safe to look directly at the sun. No, you can't just wear sunglasses. Apparently, it's the only place where one can actually see the moon completely blocking the sun and where for a minute or two, one can look up at the event without special glasses to protect one's eyes.

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  • Canadian pastor released over health concerns: North Korea
Canadian pastor released over health concerns: North Korea

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has sent a delegation to Pyongyang to discuss the pastor's release . He was sentenced to hard labor for life for committing "crimes against the state". "In the case of North Korea, God has given Trump authority to take out Kim Jong Un". Lim has made more than 100 visits to North Korea since immigratin...

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  • Trump Won't Declare State of Emergency Over Opioid Crisis
Trump Won't Declare State of Emergency Over Opioid Crisis

In his remarks , Trump emphasized that law enforcement officials are targeting drug dealers and working to stop the flow of drugs from China and Mexico, two of the main sources of opioids like heroin and illicit fentanyl. According to new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention , released separately, overdose death rates in...

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  • Text of United Nations chief's message to Nagasaki ceremony on A-bomb anniv.
Text of United Nations chief's message to Nagasaki ceremony on A-bomb anniv.

In Hiroshima's ceremony Sunday, Mayor Kazumi Matsui didn't demand Japan join the treaty but urged the government to do "everything in its power to bridge the gap between the nuclear weapons and non-nuclear weapons states, thereby facilitating its ratification".

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  • Auto hits soldiers outside Paris, at least six injured
Auto hits soldiers outside Paris, at least six injured

A major police operation is underway as the search for the vehicle widens. Terror struck again in Paris this morning as a driver who is still at large intentionally veered a vehicle into a crowd of soldiers in Saint-Mande, a Paris suburb, Fox News reports.

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  • Sarah Harding and Jemma Lucy come to blows in Celebrity Big Brother
Sarah Harding and Jemma Lucy come to blows in Celebrity Big Brother

I don't like bringing up... talking about the other girls. Confiding to Big Brother in the DIary Room, Sarah said: "I have tried to stay positive and they ask me what's wrong and I tell them". Sarah's subtle dig comes just two days after she vowed not to talk about the band - comprised also of Kimberley Walsh, Nadine Coyle and Nicola Roberts - ...

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  • First Solar Eclipse Since 1918 Is Coming!
First Solar Eclipse Since 1918 Is Coming!

As the total solar eclipse approaches, demand for safe viewing glasses has spiked and experts are warning the public to be wary of risky knockoffs. Despite this widespread impact on generation, technical experts in both California and the USA federal government that they expect that the eclipse will not affect reliability of the electric system...

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  • Nikki Haley Slams 'Incredibly Dangerous' North Korea Article Trump Retweeted
Nikki Haley Slams 'Incredibly Dangerous' North Korea Article Trump Retweeted

He said during a conference: 'North Korea best not make any more threats to the United States. Alarm in Washington over North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's pursuit of nuclear capability has intensified in the past month after the North conducted two tests of intercontinental ballistic missiles for the first time last month.

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  • Iranian drone buzzes US Navy jet in Persian Gulf
Iranian drone buzzes US Navy jet in Persian Gulf

Central Command said in a release the F/A-18E Super Hornet, which is part of Strike Fighter Squadron 147, was operating in global airspace. According to Navy officials, this is the 13th "unprofessional" encounter between us and Iranian maritime forces this year.

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  • EC declares votes of 2 Congress MLAs who had cross-voted invalid
EC declares votes of 2 Congress MLAs who had cross-voted invalid

The MLAs were moved to a private resort near Bengaluru on July 29 following the resignation of six Congress legislators. The party in power in Gujarat "poached" three of six Congress legislators. Congress' Gujarat in-charge Ashok Gehlot today expressed confidence that senior party leader Ahmed Patel will win comfortably in the Rajya Sa...

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  • US, China pressure North Korea after sanctions vote
US, China pressure North Korea after sanctions vote

The announcement in Australia comes on top of UN Security Council bans implemented on North Korea's export of coal, iron, lead and seafood, as well as bans on work permits for North Korean migrant workers. In this photo, North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un inspecting the test-fire of intercontinental ballistic missile Hwasong-14 at an undisclosed loc...

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  • Welcome boost from China to global pressure on North Korea
Welcome boost from China to global pressure on North Korea

Both Washington and Seoul reiterated support for the new United Nations sanctions on North Korea that were passed unanimously Saturday by the 15 members of the Security Council that includes the U.S., China and Russian Federation. South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha shakes hands with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson before their m...

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  • Deadly Ohio State Fair Ride Accident Caused By 'Excessive Corrosion'
Deadly Ohio State Fair Ride Accident Caused By 'Excessive Corrosion'

Four people remained hospitalised last week, including one woman in a coma. " This finally led to the catastrophic failure of the ride during operation ", the statement said. The Associated Press reports that Jarrell, a Columbus native, was enrolled for basic training in the summer of 2018. The company had ordered fair and carnival operators th...

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  • Search on for Missing Marines After US Aircraft 'Mishap' off Australia
Search on for Missing Marines After US Aircraft 'Mishap' off Australia

Aboard the Osprey were 26 troops assigned to the 31st MEU; 23 were quickly recovered, and a search-and-rescue effort was launched for the remaining three Marines. Twenty-three of the 26 personnel on board the aircraft were rescued, the Marine Corps said. They have been involved in a series of crashes in recent years.

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  • Israel to close Al Jazeera offices, take network off-air
Israel to close Al Jazeera offices, take network off-air

Kara said the measures were meant to bolster Israel's security and "to bring a situation that channels based in Israel will report objectively". Israel has announced plans to effectively expel the Al Jazeera network from the country, revoking journalists' credentials, shutting the company's bureau in Jerusalem and pulling its broadcasts from ...

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  • Anambra Church Attack: Perpetrators Must Be Punished - Saraki
Anambra Church Attack: Perpetrators Must Be Punished - Saraki

A witness said some gunmen, who concealed their identities with masks, broke into the church around 6am when the first mass service was holding. Mr. He extended his condolences to families of the victims, assuring them that the government would do everything within its power to track down those responsible.

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  • Hiroshima Marks 72nd Anniversary of World War II Atomic Bombings
Hiroshima Marks 72nd Anniversary of World War II Atomic Bombings

The U.N. estimates nations around the world still have some 15,000 nuclear weapons in their arsenals. During the final stage of the Second World War, the United States dropped nuclear bombs on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki on August 6 and 9, 1945 respectively, killing 140,000 people.

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  • Special prosecutor Robert Mueller asks White House for documents on Flynn
Special prosecutor Robert Mueller asks White House for documents on Flynn

Flynn's consulting business was paid $530,000 to handle a campaign against an opponent of the Turkish government. Investigators also want to determine whether Flynn paid a Turkish businessman to help hide the source of the payments, which amounted to $530,000.

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  • Venezuela government says arrests made after reports of military uprising
Venezuela government says arrests made after reports of military uprising

That assembly voted unanimously on Saturday to remove Venezuela's chief prosecutor, a longtime government loyalist who broke with President Nicolas Maduro in April. 'This is not a coup but a military and civil action to re-establish constitutional order, ' the leader of the attackers said in a video posted on social media.

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