• Ford Resists New Takata Recall, Honda Death Reported
Ford Resists New Takata Recall, Honda Death Reported

However, some vehicle manufacturers simply replaced the faulty airbags with new Takata airbags that had been treated with a waterproofing chemical. Eighteen people have died worldwide, likely due to Takata airbag inflators rupturing during deployment, with shrapnel entering the cabin causing either death or injury.

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  • Sri Lankan Navy Rescues Two Young Elephants Stranded In The Deep Sea
Sri Lankan Navy Rescues Two Young Elephants Stranded In The Deep Sea

Neither of the elephants were injured during the operation and were seen walking inland after making it to the beach. Pictures show elephants in distress, struggling to keep their trunks out of the water in the deep water to 1 km offshore.

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  • Book about Nelson Mandela's medical treatment stirs dispute
Book about Nelson Mandela's medical treatment stirs dispute

The publisher of the controversial book Mandela's Last Years has made a decision to "immediately withdraw" it from the trade. Machel was supported by Madiba's grandchildren Mandla and Ndileka Mandela who were also in the dark about who in the family could've granted permission for the publicaiton of the book.

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  • AAA: Summer to end with higher gas prices
AAA: Summer to end with higher gas prices

Only seven Valdosta retailers were on record as having fuel for less than $2 a gallon Sunday, as opposed to 26 the previous week. That's about 14 cents more than at the same point a year ago. The lowest price in the region Monday morning was $2.10 in Auglaize County, followed by Mercer ($2.17), Hancock ($2.18), Hardin, Logan and Putnam ($2.19), and...

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  • Still no new on Indians missing in Iraq
Still no new on Indians missing in Iraq

As liberation of Mosul brightened chances of information about the kidnapped Indians , Swaraj, in a meeting with their relatives last week, had said that they might be languishing in a jail in Badush in northwest of Mosul where fighting was going on.

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  • Parents give baby daughter heroin substitute 'hours after she was born'
Parents give baby daughter heroin substitute 'hours after she was born'

Wilde and Christenson admitted to crushing up Suboxone, which police found in their home on June 28, and putting it on the child's gums in the hospital after her birth on April 9. On June 28, while Wilde and Christenson were in jail, Utah County sheriff's deputies were contacted by a woman who had been asked to watch the couple's pets.

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  • ISIS in Iraq had ingredients for dirty bombs, report finds
ISIS in Iraq had ingredients for dirty bombs, report finds

She could theoretically face the death sentence, according to Iraqi law, for those actions, but she could not be executive before age 22, officials said. "They might be in Badush prison", he was quoted as saying by news agency ANI. French and German Embassy personnel have already visited the arrested women, they said.

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  • Justine Damond's panicked calls to 911 have been released by US police
Justine Damond's panicked calls to 911 have been released by US police

He says the chief handled the shooting of 40-year-old Justine Damond poorly, being gone for days and then getting back and "she basically throws the whole department under the bus". The family of Justine Damond , the Australian woman shot to death by a Minneapolis police officer, has hired the high-profile USA lawyer who represented the fami...

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  • Police find 8 dead in Walmart parking lot, 17 in critical condition
Police find 8 dead in Walmart parking lot, 17 in critical condition

Somebody from the truck asked a Walmart employee for water, and after bringing the water, that employee called the authorities. The driver was arrested, officials said. He called it "a horrific tragedy". The company did not immediately respond to a phone message seeking comment. The National Weather Service says the temperature in San Antoni...

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  • Klopp is huge fan of Liverpool new boy Andy Robertson
Klopp is huge fan of Liverpool new boy Andy Robertson

The 23-year old left back will join the Merseysiders while Liverpool's Kevin Stewart just finalized a move to Hull City for a similar fee. They're now over in Hong Kong where they're contesting the Premier League's Asia Trophy. Klopp has explained how the decision for Lucas to leave came about whilst also reiterating how he will always be w...

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  • US Airstrike Kills Several Afghan Security Force Members
US Airstrike Kills Several Afghan Security Force Members

The assaults by a resurgent Taliban come as the group is said to control more territory now than at any time since 2001, when a USA -led invasion ousted them from power. The US has confirmed that it had carried out an airstrike in the area and offered its condolences to the families of those killed. The incident took place Friday 5 pm as Afghan s...

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  • Jared Kushner Omitted At Least $10 Million In AssetsDisclosure
Jared Kushner Omitted At Least $10 Million In AssetsDisclosure

His wife and President Trump's daughter Ivanka also disclosed assets worth over $66 million and an income of $13.5 million in 2016. Such information is not required, demonstrating the limits of such disclosures for government officials with vast business interests.

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  • Vincent says won't quit, blames Pinarayi for his arrest
Vincent says won't quit, blames Pinarayi for his arrest

But after the victim revealed that Vincent had made sexual advances on her, the police slapped charges against him under section 376 (punishment for rape) and section 354 (d) (punishment for stalking). He has alleged that the whole sequence of events involving the suicide attempt appears scripted. Meanwhile, Vincent has alleged that a local CPI (...

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  • Poland won't back down in row with European Union over supreme court
Poland won't back down in row with European Union over supreme court

Senator Aleksander Bobko, of the right-wing PiS party, said that ending the term of the first Supreme Court president was an obvious violation of the constitution. The United States, Poland's most important ally in North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, issued a statement urging Poland to ensure any changes respect the constitution.

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  • Safeco Field can barely contain Judge
Safeco Field can barely contain Judge

Judge hit a three-run homer that almost left Safeco Field and drove in four runs as the New York Yankees defeated the Seattle Mariners 5-1. No one has hit one out of Safeco during a game since the ballpark opened midway through the 1999 season.

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  • Two dead and boats damaged as natural disaster hits Turkey and Greece
Two dead and boats damaged as natural disaster hits Turkey and Greece

The natural disaster also triggered a small tsunami. Kos's port was put out of action and, across the strait, a small tsunami damaged vehicles parked near Bodrum's shore. "We have had a very big natural disaster ... and only the port and two very big buildings have really been affected by it, which is very important and shows the level of construct...

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  • Turkey seeks to cool row with Germany
Turkey seeks to cool row with Germany

Gabriel said that Germans traveling to Turkey were incurring "risks", and the ministry website recommended Germans should exercise "heightened caution" when visiting Turkey since "consular access" to Germans detained in Turkey had been "restricted in violation of the obligations of worldwide law".

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  • Rush to catch
Rush to catch "The Great American Eclipse"

More than 300 million people in the United States potentially could directly view the August 21 total solar eclipse , and NASA wants everyone who will witness this celestial phenomenon to do so safely. Experts expect Casper to see the full eclipse at around 11:43 a.m. As you move further north, the coverage will decrease. An opportunity we...

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  • Emir issues decree changing law combating terrorism
Emir issues decree changing law combating terrorism

The emir added that despite the blockade, life is going along normally in the country. To that, the Emir said tonight that Qatar is "fighting terrorism relentlessly and without compromises, and the worldwide community recognizes this". Their sanctions include closing Qatar's only land border, refusing Qatar access to their airspace and ordering t...

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  • Pak troops violate ceasefire along LoC
Pak troops violate ceasefire along LoC

This came a day after the Indian Army told Pakistan to stop indulging in violating the cease-fire along the LoC and the International Border (IB). The Pakistan army pounded Indian posts and forward villages, prompting India to retaliate in equal measure.

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  • OJ Simpson gets Parole after 9 years in Jail
OJ Simpson gets Parole after 9 years in Jail

O.J. may be released as early as October 2017. The former National Football League pro expressed remorse for the crime during closing arguments at Thursday's parole hearing . Simpson criminal and civil trials which continued for almost three years. "He's a good man". "I'm not a guy that has conflicts on the streets; I don't expect to have a...

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  • European Union closer to sanctions on Poland over judicial independence
European Union closer to sanctions on Poland over judicial independence

The EU first warned Poland in early 2016 over reforms of the constitutional court by the Law and Justice party, which won elections in late 2015. Frans Timmermans has been quoted several texts at issue, which the bill , in the course of the review, granting the minister of Justice has a strong influence on the supreme Court.

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  • Sunset bill passes Texas Senate during special session
Sunset bill passes Texas Senate during special session

In an unusual move, the Texas Senate will meet at 12:01 a.m. Thursday to speed up final passage of a sunset bill. "I did not think [shouting] would work, or that I would be heard and was more interested in the getting the photograph and not getting thrown out", Smith told the San Antonio Express-News.

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  • What you need to know about OJ Simpson parole hearing
What you need to know about OJ Simpson parole hearing

O.J. Simpson's daughter Arnelle Simpson, sister Shirley Baker and friend Tom Scotto react during Simpson's parole hearing at Lovelock Correctional Center, July 20, 2017 in Lovelock, Nev. The four commissioners who questioned Simpson by videoconference heard testimony from Simpson, his daughter and the victim in the armed robbery that put the form...

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  • Excessive Demands From US Likely Damaged Economic Dialogue With China
Excessive Demands From US Likely Damaged Economic Dialogue With China

If China truly opens its internet and financial markets, American companies are highly competitive. He also stressed that cooperation is the only right choice for the two countries, a message expressed by several senior Chinese leaders. On Wednesday, when asked by a reporter if he would impose tariffs on steel imports, President Donald Trump said...

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  • Exxon fined $2M for Tillerson-era breach of Russian Federation sanctions
Exxon fined $2M for Tillerson-era breach of Russian Federation sanctions

The fine came after a USA review of deals Exxon signed with top Russian oil producer Rosneft weeks after Washington imposed sanctions on Moscow for annexing Ukraine's Crimea region. The Treasury Department called the violation an "egregious case" and noted that Exxon "is a sophisticated and experienced oil and gas company that has global operations...

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  • US Finally Ends Laptop Ban Due To 'Enhanced Security Measures In Place'
US Finally Ends Laptop Ban Due To 'Enhanced Security Measures In Place'

The US Department of Homeland Security said today that 180 airlines worldwide that fly directly to US airports have complied with the first phase of enhanced security measures outlined in June.DHS spokesman David Lapan said no airlines are now subject to in-cabin restrictions on large electronics including laptops .

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  • Turkey slams German statements on arrested rights activist
Turkey slams German statements on arrested rights activist

Gabriel also said he doesn't see how the government can continue guaranteeing companies' investments in Turkey in the absence of "legal security" and will have to consider what it does about export guarantees. -Germany warned its citizens to exercise caution if traveling to Turkey and threatened measures that could hinder German investment ...

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  • California town evacuated as wildfire spreads
California town evacuated as wildfire spreads

Less than 12 hours prior, Cal Fire was reporting the blaze was at 25,000 acres and 5 percent contained. The Detwiler Fire , which started Sunday near Lake McClure, has burned more than 45,000 acres and was 7% contained Wednesday morning, the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection said.

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  • Gardner worries about confidence in U.S. elections
Gardner worries about confidence in U.S. elections

Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach said Wednesday that the voting commission will look at real data to determine voter fraud not sampling. Numerous states that refused to fully comply with the controversial commission's request for a swath of information on voter profiles are barred by their state laws from doing so.

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