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Monday, Sep 24

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Teenager Survives 49 Days In Floating Fishing Hut In The Pacific Ocean

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A teenager miraculously survived 49 days adrift in the Pacific Ocean after his fishing hut's mooring cable was snapped by heavy winds in July. Aldi Novel Adilang from Sulawesi, an Indonesian island, was whisked away by strong winds while…

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Who Is Deborah Ramirez? Brett Kavanaugh's Yale Classmate Levels Sexual Misconduct Allegations

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A second woman came forward with a sexual misconduct accusation against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh on Sunday. She claimed Kavanaugh, in an inebriated state, thrust his genitals in her face without her consent. Deborah Ramirez,…

Friday, Sep 21

12

Tanzania Ferry Sinking: Boat Overturns In Lake Victoria, Several Dead, Many Missing

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At least 86 people were confirmed dead when a ferry capsized in Lake Victoria on Friday, Tanzanian newspaper the Citizen reported, citing figures from John Mongella, governor of Mwanza, a city home to many of those onboard the ferry,…

Thursday, Sep 20

13

Cody Wilson, Defense Distributed Founder, Used SugarDaddyMeet To Sexually Assault Minor

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Founder of 3D printing company Defense Distributed, Cody Wilson, was charged with a second-degree felony Wednesday after being accused of sexually assaulting a minor in Travis County, Texas, Austin Police Department said. Wilson was in…

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Former Malaysia PM To Face 21 More Money Laundering Charges: Police

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A total of 21 money laundering charges will be laid against former Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak over a $681 million transfer into his bank account, police said on Thursday, money that allegedly came from scandal-linked state fund…

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Man Shoots, Kills Parents At Pennsylvania Retirement Community, Tried Killing Ex-Wife Also

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UPDATE: 2.10 a.m. EDT - According to latest reports, the suspect shot himself after opening fire at the police personnel when they spotted him and gave chase. The manhunt came to an end just around 12:30 a.m. EDT. when the state police…

Wednesday, Sep 19

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Some Gun-Toting Texans Embrace Democrat's Call For Tougher Firearm Laws

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Texas cattle rancher Bill Martin is a lifelong Republican who owns more than 20 firearms and has been shooting guns since the age of 6. He is now considering the once-unthinkable: voting for a Democratic Senate candidate who wants tougher…

Tuesday, Sep 18

15

Great White Sharks Disappear Into Mysterious Mid-Pacific 'Lair' For Months

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A mysterious "lair" has been discovered between California and Hawaii where great white sharks disappear for months; however, the reason remains unknown. Researchers from Monterey bay Aquarium and Stanford University discovered the area…

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When Is Yom Kippur? Facts About The Holiest Day In Jewish Calendar

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Yom Kippur, known as a Day of Atonement in the Jewish religion, falls in the month of Tishrei (September or October in the Gregorian calendar). This year, the festival will begin at sundown on Sept. 18 and end at nightfall on Sept. 19. In…

Friday, Sep 14

Man, 64, Becomes World's Oldest Person To Get Face Transplant

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A 64-year-old Canadian man, who had half his face blown off in a hunting accident, became the oldest person to have a face transplant. This was the first surgery of its kind in the country. Maurice Desjardins, from Gatineau, Quebec, was…

Thursday, Sep 13

07

US Invites China To Trade Talks As Tariffs Loom: White House Adviser

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The Trump administration has invited Chinese officials to restart trade talks, the White House's top economic adviser said on Wednesday, as Washington prepares to further escalate the United States-China trade war with tariffs on $200…

Wednesday, Sep 12

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Spa Offering 'Vampire Facial' Closed Over Fears Of HIV, Hepatitis Infections

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A spa that offered “vampire facials” to clients in Albuquerque, New Mexico, was closed down by the state's health officials after a client who received an undisclosed procedure at the facility complained of contracting a strange infection.…

Monday, Sep 10

10

Planet Or Dwarf? Pluto Incorrectly Lost Planetary Status, Study Suggests

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We all love Pluto. The cute dwarf planet sits at the edge of our solar system, drawing attention with its unique properties, including a massive heart-like surface feature. It has long been a subject of scientific studies, but years of…

Sunday, Sep 9

12

Princess Eugenie's Royal Wedding Is Officially Bigger Than Prince Harry, Meghan Markle's

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Princess Eugenie's upcoming royal wedding will be bigger than Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's ceremony earlier this year. According to Sarah Oliver, a journalist for Daily Mail, Prince Andrew and Sarah Ferguson's daughter is keen to match…

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Meghan Markle's Mom Doria Visited Her In London; Royal Fans Missed It

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Meghan Markle's mom Doria Ragland reportedly visited her and Prince Harry in London without royal fans noticing. Omid Scobie, a royal commentator, discussed Ragland's trip to the United Kingdom this summer during an appearance on “Good…

Saturday, Sep 8

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Prince William Grimaces, Shakes Head After Receiving This Present For Son George

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Prince William couldn't hold his surprise after receiving a present for son Prince George. The Duke of Cambridge is in Newcastle and Gateshead for the Great Exhibition of the North. During his visit, he received a gift for his 5-year-old…

Friday, Sep 7

Moon's Magnetic History Revealed By Mysterious Bright Lunar Swirls

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The moon, our only natural satellite, has long been a subject of major scientific studies and missions. It hosts a range of surface formations that provide insight into its birth and evolution over billions of years. Many of these features…

09

Measles Symptoms: Passengers On 4 Southwest Airlines Flights Possibly Exposed To Infection

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Passengers on four Southwest Airlines flights in Texas may have been exposed to measles in the last 16 days. The flights were between Dallas, Houston and Harlingen. The airline said it has contacted the passengers who traveled on the…

Thursday, Sep 6

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Wolf 503b: Exoplanet Twice As Big As Earth Discovered 145 Light-Years Away

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A new exoplanet nearly twice as big as the Earth was discovered in the constellation of Virgo, some 145 light-years away from us. The exoplanet, named Wolf 503b, was detected when a team of researchers hailing from Canada, America, and…

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US, India In Talks About Halting Iran Oil Imports: State Department Official

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The United States and India are engaged in "very detailed conversations" over Washington's request to completely stop India's oil imports from Iran, a senior U.S. State Department official said on Thu...

Tuesday, Sep 4

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Russia Accuses US Of 'Meddling' In Kremlin Election

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A senior Russian diplomat claimed Moscow was aware the United States was trying to meddle in the Kremlin’s election. Speaking after a briefing on the issue, Andrey Nesterenko, a senior Russian diploma...

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In India, Google Races To Parry The Rise Of Facebook

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SAN FRANCISCO/MUMBAI - Google retains only a slight lead over Facebook in the competition for digital ad dollars in the crucial India market, sources familiar with the figures say, even though the sea...

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Oil Prices Higher As US Sanctions Limit Iran Exports

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NEW YORK - Oil prices rose on Monday, supported by concerns that falling Iranian output will tighten markets once U.S. sanctions bite from November, but gains were limited by higher supply from OPEC a...

Monday, Sep 3

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Woman Swaps Husband's Sperm With Lover's Secretly During IVF

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A Russian woman who gave birth to a baby boy after undergoing an in vitro fertilization (IVF) procedure secretly swapped her husband's sperm with her long-term lover's during treatment. Yana Anokhin, 38, kept her husband in the dark for…

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Russian Gold-Backed Cryptocurrency Maybe Used For Weapons Sales

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Russian lawmaker Vladimir Gutenev, in an interview with the country’s Tass news agency suggested Russia should use gold-backed cryptocurrencies for collecting money from its export of weapons. The law...

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What Are Microwave Weapons? US Diplomats In China, Cuba Likely Victims

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Microwave strikes may have caused the symptoms and ailments that hit more than two dozen U.S. diplomats and their family members in Cuba and China in late 2016, experts say. A medical team that examin...

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China Bans Pig Shipments From Regions Hit By African Swine Fever

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BEIJING - China imposed a ban on Sunday on transporting pigs and pork products from provinces which have reported outbreaks of African swine fever and will shut live hog markets in the regions, as aut...

Sunday, Sep 2

22

Long Reach Of US Sanctions Hits Syria Reconstruction

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BEIRUT - As Syrian President Bashar al-Assad attempts to turn military success into postwar reconstruction, Western sanctions are a major obstacle that could scare off foreign companies. Syria has suf...

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Amid US Trade War, China's Xi Reiterates Reform Commitment

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BEIJING - China is still determined to reform and wants to work with all parties to build an open world economy, Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Sunday, reiterating Beijing’s message amid a bitte...

Donald Trump Says Canada Not Needed In NAFTA Deal, Warns Congress Not To Interfere

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WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump said on Saturday there was no need to keep Canada in the North American Free Trade Agreement and warned Congress not to meddle with the trade negotiations or he would terminate the trilateral trade pact …