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In a statement on August 5, the Saudi Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced it would expel the Canadian Ambassador and freeze all new trade and investments because of Canada's "interference in the Kingdom's domestic affairs". "We urge the Saudi authorities to immediately release them and all other peaceful human rights activists". "Therefore, Canada must correct its actions towards the kingdom".
  • Tight Ohio Vote Could Spell Trouble for GOP This Fall

    Tight Ohio Vote Could Spell Trouble for GOP This Fall

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    There's an automatic recount if the margin of difference is within 0.5 percent, and the Columbus Dispatchnoted that provisional ballots and absentees sent from overseas and the military won't be counted for 10 days. Republican outside groups spent more than $5 million combined to salvage Balderson's prospects in the race after he was vastly out-raised by O'Connor.
  • Police not involved in NASS siege - IGP Idris

    Police not involved in NASS siege - IGP Idris

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    The statement came shortly after Daura left the office of the Vice President. Osinbajo had earlier directed that the sacked Daura should handover to the most senior DSS personnel. Acting leader Yemi Osinbajo sacks head of the state security agency Lawal Musa Daura hours after masked security agents barred lawmakers from entering the parliament in capital Abuja.
  • Video Shows Breaching Great White Shark Startle Researcher

    Video Shows Breaching Great White Shark Startle Researcher

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    According to the Boston Globe , the video shows biologist Greg Skomal standing on the pulpit of a research boat. Shark breaching has been observed in Cape waters before, but usually in conjunction with feeding. "While encounters like this one are rare, this video shows that they're certainly possible", said the conservancy's post . Just after the pilot says the shark is "right off your bow", the predator leaps toward Skomal.
  • Largest wildfire in California history still growing

    Largest wildfire in California history still growing

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    Here & Now's Robin Young speaks with Hanna Kuyper of Redding, who lost her home in the fire. The Carr Fire has burned 163,207 acres (66,048 hectares) as of this morning and is 45 percent contained, according to Cal Fire . That's a different issue from fire management, experts say, and there's no shortage of water in the areas where wildfires are happening. "That doesn't happen.
  • Bangladesh considers capital punishment for driving deaths

    Bangladesh considers capital punishment for driving deaths

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    The government has deployed several hundred members of the paramilitary Border Guard of Bangladesh (BGB) to Jigatola to get the situation under control. He said: "We strongly support the spirits of the young students in Bangladesh, who showcased few examples of detecting the irregularities related to road safety violations".
  • Manafort trial: Star witness testifies against ex-Trump aide

    Manafort trial: Star witness testifies against ex-Trump aide

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    Manafort then paid Gates out of Cryprus-based bank accounts illegally concealed from the U.S. government, Gates testified , according to CNN crime and justice reporter Shimon Prokupecz . Special counsel Robert Mueller is investigating whether any Trump aides colluded with an alleged Moscow plot to help elect him as U.S. president, and whether there was any obstruction of justice.
  • German couple convicted over rape, online sale of young son

    German couple convicted over rape, online sale of young son

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    In a case that horrified Germany, the defendant Javier Gonzalez Diaz was convicted by the regional court in Freiburg of "14 counts of aggravated sexual assault, one count of rape and one count of bodily harm while making child pornography", judge Stefan Buergelin said.
  • Parkland shooter bought AR-15 for $560 because it was 'cool-looking'

    Parkland shooter bought AR-15 for $560 because it was 'cool-looking'

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    Prosecutors are seeking the death penalty. Cruz, who described the voice as male and about his age, said it began after his father died about 15 years ago, but got worst when his mother died of pneumonia in November. Asked why he didn't go on a killing spree then, Cruz said: "I ... Just f***ing kill me" when the officer left the room. When he was left alone again in the interview room, Cruz told himself: "I want to die".
  • Lesser known facts about 5-time CM of Tamil Nadu- Karunanidhi

    Lesser known facts about 5-time CM of Tamil Nadu- Karunanidhi

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    Doctors at the Kauvery Hospital kept the leader on maximum medical support but his health continued to decline. Karunanidhi's response to medical intervention over the next 24 hours would determine the prognosis, the doctors said. It is often said that he was just 14 when he became actively involved in politics inspired by the speeches of Alagirisamy of the Justice Party. In 2016, DMK became the largest Opposition party in the Tamil Nadu Assembly.
  • Head of Syrian regime research centre killed: monitor

    Head of Syrian regime research centre killed: monitor

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    There have been 85 chemical attacks across Syria since 2013, the vast majority of which were carried out by the regime, according to Human Rights Watch. In April, missile strikes by the United States, Britain and France destroyed a Syrian Scientific Research Centre facility in Damascus, in response to a suspected poison gas attack.
  • Malaysia: Indonesia returns yacht at centre of graft probe

    Malaysia: Indonesia returns yacht at centre of graft probe

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    The yacht - worth about $250 million - was handed over by Indonesian authorities who had seized it off the tourist island of Bali in February. "The ultimate owner of this yacht is believed to be a Malaysian citizen known as Low Taek Jho, who is now a fugitive and believed to be the mastermind of this plan to steal billions of dollars from 1MDB", said Al Jazeera's Florence Looi, reporting from Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur.
  • Iran sanctions ‘most biting’ in history

    Iran sanctions ‘most biting’ in history

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    Russian Federation and China also signed on to the 2015 deal. Many European companies withdrew from Iran after Trump pulled the U.S. out of the 2015 nuclear deal with Tehran and set a grace period for firms to wind down their business in the country.
  • LeBron James Jr. to play HS basketball in Santa Monica

    LeBron James Jr. to play HS basketball in Santa Monica

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    The three-part series will chronicle the evolution of the NBA and its players in the decades since the 1976 merger of the American Basketball Association ABA with the NBA. Fortunately, there was an " overwhelmingly negative response " to Trump's "unfair and unkind attack on a good man, LeBron James ", Lemon noted. "I am surprised [.] more about the fact that they look the other way when it comes out that he's having an affair with a Playboy bunny and a stripper at the same time just after ...
  • Push On To Have Trump’s Star Removed From Hollywood Walk Of Fame

    Push On To Have Trump’s Star Removed From Hollywood Walk Of Fame

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    The vote marks an unprecedented move for the city of Los Angeles, which has never removed a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The Trump star has been vandalized numerous times since the former television personality/alleged billionaire decided to make America "meh" again, and was completely destroyed twice-the most recent patriotic act occurring last month-only to be replaced using taxpayer funds.