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Stampede at Henan primary school kills 2 children, injures 20 more

Stampede at Henan primary school kills 2 children, injures 20 more

One of the walls then reportedly collapsed as a result, leading to the deaths of at least one child. Images from outside the school following the stampede have gone viral on Chinese social media. ...

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'No plans' to introduce electronic device ban on Irish flights

'No plans' to introduce electronic device ban on Irish flights

Travelers can still bring these devices with them into the cabin on flights to those destinations on flights originating in the UK. The ban is needed because "terrorist groups continue to target comme...

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Maharashtra assembly suspends 19 Opposition MLAs till December 31

Maharashtra assembly suspends 19 Opposition MLAs till December 31

Suspended MLAs are: Vijay Wadettiwar, Bhaskar Jadhav, Madhusudan Kendre, Krunal Patil, Jitendra Awhad, Deepak Chouhan, Rahul Bondre, Harshvardhan Sakpal, Sangram Thopte, Sangram Jagtap, Amit Zanak, DP...

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Ohio Department of Education considers reduction in testing

Ohio Department of Education considers reduction in testing

This also will allow more time to ensure that feedback received on the draft template can be considered carefully. Secretary DeVos and Congress are stripping away numerous requirements of the fede...

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U.S. in sad shape on world happiness scale

U.S. in sad shape on world happiness scale

Sweden has dropped from fifth place four years ago, but John Helliwell , one of the editors of the report , told The Local last year that the drop did not indicate that Swedes are getting unhappier....

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Government bans laptops on flights to United Kingdom from six countries

Government bans laptops on flights to United Kingdom from six countries

Several flights that arrive daily at Logan International Airport in Boston will be affected by the new restrictions on passengers bringing certain electronics as carry-on items. Secretary of Homeland...

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Goals Soccer Centres plc

Goals Soccer Centres plc

The lowest target is $4 while the high is $60.0. The analyst stated that the investment firm has set a price target of 140 on shares of LON:GOAL. ANGI was included in 6 notes of analysts from July 2...

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European Union to hold first Brexit summit next month

European Union to hold first Brexit summit next month

By the end of next week, after he has received Prime Minister Theresa May's letter, European Council President Donald Tusk should have distributed draft guidelines for the negotiations to the 27 oth...

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Man gets 40 years in abduction once called hoax

Man gets 40 years in abduction once called hoax

A Vallejo police officer speaks to press. Huskins had to stop several times as she was overcome by emotion, the station reports. Huskins´ mother also objected specifically to the fact that Muller ...

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Coons questions Gorsuch on Day 2 of confirmation hearings

Coons questions Gorsuch on Day 2 of confirmation hearings

It's a chance for Senate Democrats to take a stand against the Trump administration, and express their anger that Republicans blocked a hearing for President Barack Obama's selection for the seat, Jud...

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First triple-double for TCU sinks Richmond 86-68 in NIT

First triple-double for TCU sinks Richmond 86-68 in NIT

This was Richmond's second trip to the NIT quarterfinals in the past three years. Dixon has surpassed the expectations set out for him in his first year at his alma mater. Vladimir Brodziansky ,...

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Erdogan: EU no longer be able to threaten us

Erdogan: EU no longer be able to threaten us

German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said he anxious that the conflict would spill over to ties between German citizens and those of Turkish descent. Meanwhile, Turkey has threatened to send 15,00...

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Taiwan defence report notes 'increased threat from China'

Taiwan defence report notes 'increased threat from China'

Since taking power past year, Tsai has refused to endorse the one-China framework for continued talks, under which both sides agree they belong to the same country even if they have different interpre...

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United Kingdom watchdog investigating Scotland Yard for using Indian hackers to access emails

United Kingdom watchdog investigating Scotland Yard for using Indian hackers to access emails

She passed the letter to the Independent Police Complaints Commission which confirmed tonight it was looking into the claims. The anonymous individual, who says they previously worked for the intell...

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Poland accuses Tusk of criminal negligence

Poland accuses Tusk of criminal negligence

The Law and Justice party leader told the wSieci conservative weekly that Poland would oppose that idea "with full strength". To this day, many in the Kaczynski's ruling PiS party suspect foul pla...

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In this building, the train comes to you

In this building, the train comes to you

Chongqing, located in southeast China, is a sprawling metropolis packed with 49 million residents, so architects and city planners have gotten really creative in making transportation and residential ...

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Shrimp ancestor named after Sir David Attenborough

Shrimp ancestor named after Sir David Attenborough

Cascolus is derived from the Latin word " castrum , ' meaning 'stronghold, ' and 'colus , ' means 'dwelling in, ' which also alludes to the Old English version of the surname Attenborough". The team...

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Jilted lover attacks girl with acid in Delhi

Jilted lover attacks girl with acid in Delhi

The incident took place outside the residence of the survivor's home in Sangam Vihar. The assailant, Ravi Kumar, 22, confessed of his crime at the Sangam Vihar police station and was arrested. Becau...

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Russian Federation says Syrian government officials will attend Geneva peace talks

Russian Federation says Syrian government officials will attend Geneva peace talks

Also speaking on the conditions of anonymity, U.N. sources told the Anadolu Agency that "de Mistura was discussing some formulas between the political transition process envisaged in the U.N. Syrian P...

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Boy dies day after parents, 2 sisters die in highway crash

Boy dies day after parents, 2 sisters die in highway crash

Nicole Narae, who said she is Nathan Russell's cousin, wrote on Facebook that "tomorrow is not promised to anyone". Ten-year-old Nathan Russell Jr. was taken to UF Shands but died Monday afternoon. ...

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Britain bans laptops on flights from six countries

Airlines will adjust to the electronics policy, she said . We have contacted a number of airlines that are potentially affected by this but have not received any responses yet. It says it will upda...

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Providers gearing up to work with newly-confirmed CMS administrator

Providers gearing up to work with newly-confirmed CMS administrator

During the confirmation process, I was not satisfied by Ms. Verma's answers to key questions regarding the future of these programs. All opposition votes were cast by Democrats. The three-page letter...

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33 killed in United States airstrike on Syria refugee school

33 killed in United States airstrike on Syria refugee school

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR), which relies on an extensive network of contacts on the ground in Syria and which generally proves a reliable source of information on the war, said coa...

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EU Tells Macedonia To Stop Bickering, 'Clock Ticking' On EU Membership Bid

EU Tells Macedonia To Stop Bickering, 'Clock Ticking' On EU Membership Bid

Macedonia's accession into the European Union and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation has been blocked over a name dispute with Greece, the latter seeing the name Macedonia as a territorial grab. He wa...

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US Enacts Carry-on Ban at 10 International Airports, Citing Terror Alerts

US Enacts Carry-on Ban at 10 International Airports, Citing Terror Alerts

The new directive affects 10 airlines that fly directly to the US from several cities in the Middle East. Emirates Airlines is one of the companies affected. authorities said the measures announced ...

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'Under formal investigation', Francois Fillon refuses to quit presidential race

'Under formal investigation', Francois Fillon refuses to quit presidential race

Tuesday's decision put him one step closer to a trial and covered a wide range of grounds: suspicion of embezzling public funds, complicity in misappropriating funds, receiving the funds and not decla...

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Greek Police Intercept Eight Parcel Bombs Headed to EU Countries

Greek Police Intercept Eight Parcel Bombs Headed to EU Countries

The parcels had been falsely labelled as being sent from academic institutions and were believed to contain explosives linked with fireworks manufacturing, which have been used in previous attacks. Gr...

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Trump administration considering broad sanctions toward North Korea

Trump administration considering broad sanctions toward North Korea

That prompted Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to say last week the US could take pre-emptive military action against North Korea if its aggression continues. "So there's the talk about sanctions on...

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Man tries to grab teen girl walking to school

Man tries to grab teen girl walking to school

The video obtained by KCBS-TV showed a man wearing a ball cap walking behind the 18-year-old, then grabbing her arm. She walked away, but he continued to follow her, and again tried grabbing her. ...

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Spicer defends proposed cuts, Trump's trips

Spicer defends proposed cuts, Trump's trips

And, at an August campaign event, Trump said: "I'm going to be working for you". Throughout the briefing, Spicer echoed tweets Trump sent earlier in the day, standing firm that leaks are the real is...

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