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Puget Sound Clean Air Agency: Seattle finally set for a smoke break

Puget Sound Clean Air Agency: Seattle finally set for a smoke break

Teck Resources temporarily shut down its lead smelting operations in Trail, saying a supplier plant that provides oxygen is closed due to poor air quality that is affecting lead smelting. Close wind...

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Seizing land would send SA down the wrong path

Seizing land would send SA down the wrong path

A BBC Reality Check investigation in November found there was no reliable data to suggest farmers were at greater risk of being murdered than the average South African. The lack of a USA ambassad...

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5 things to know about the Muslim holiday Eid al-Adha

5 things to know about the Muslim holiday Eid al-Adha

Hajj is an annual Islamic pilgrimage to the Kaaba in Mecca in Saudi Arabia . Bakrid is celebrated on the 10th day of Dhu al-Hijjah. The final days of Hajj coincide with the Eid al-Adha holiday, ...

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Kerala Floods: Focus Now on Health And Rehabilitation, Says State Health Minister

Kerala Floods: Focus Now on Health And Rehabilitation, Says State Health Minister

Millions are still struggling to survive in relief camps. "We are hoping to reach out to every one by end of day today". The United Nations' World Health Organisation ( WHO ) has sent a 13-member ...

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Putin dances with Austrian foreign minister at her wedding

Putin dances with Austrian foreign minister at her wedding

Merkel said she and Putin would discuss the prospects of a United Nations peacekeeping mission in eastern Ukraine. He was on a stopover on his way to meet German Chancellor Angela Merkel outside Be...

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In New Tape, Lara Trump Offers Omarosa Manigault Newman

In New Tape, Lara Trump Offers Omarosa Manigault Newman "Hush Money"

Why not pardon himself over an alleged visa payoff?' wrote Manigault-Newman. On Thursday, Manigault Newman released another audio recording that she said proves U.S. 'He is a vindictive man, and...

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Afghan IS branch claims deadly attack on Shiites in Kabul

Afghan IS branch claims deadly attack on Shiites in Kabul

There, the corpses of what appeared to be Afghan security forces, Taliban fighters and civilians were left during the melee. As Afghanistan's Shiites mourned their dead and held funeral services T...

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Indian expats start collecting aid for Kerala flood victims

Indian expats start collecting aid for Kerala flood victims

The protest was against alleged inaction by the central government to provide relief to the flood-hit state. You can help those affected by the floods by making a donation to Chief Minister's Distr...

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Pakistani lawmakers elect Imran Khan as new PM

Pakistani lawmakers elect Imran Khan as new PM

PTI chief Imran Khan . Khan, 65, secured 176 votes out of the total 272 cast in polling in the lower house, while his opponent Shehbaz Sharif of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) got 96 vote...

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Former Indian prime minister Vajpayee passes away at 93

Former Indian prime minister Vajpayee passes away at 93

The former Prime Minister was admitted to the hospital on June 11 with a kidney tract infection, urinary tract infection, low urine output and chest congestion. Vajpayee was a man of contradictions: H...

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Trump's Military Parade, Which Could Cost $90 Million Dollars, Postponed

Trump's Military Parade, Which Could Cost $90 Million Dollars, Postponed

The officials spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss early planning estimates that have not yet been finalized or released publicly. According to the CNBC report , the parade in Washington ,...

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North, South Korea Begin Talks Before Possible Pyongyang Summit

North, South Korea Begin Talks Before Possible Pyongyang Summit

Amid a lack of progress on denuclearization talks between the U.S. and North Korea , South and North Korea held high-level talks Monday. While the US has backed the two Koreas' bilateral negotiat...

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Bad air in Tri-Cities may get worse. Canadian fires are growing

Bad air in Tri-Cities may get worse. Canadian fires are growing

University of Washington atmospheric scientist Cliff Mass called attention to the high levels in a blog post today . Air quality should improve a bit and hover around moderate by Wednesday, the...

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Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones banned from Twitter

Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones banned from Twitter

Twitter instructed Jones to delete the tweets, which he has done. Twitter Inc has banned US conspiracy theorist Alex Jones and his website Infowars from tweeting for seven days , saying their t...

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Rahul Gandhi Speaks To PM On Kerala Floods:

Rahul Gandhi Speaks To PM On Kerala Floods: "Tragedy Without Parallel"

The state has battled with the worst floods in the history which has caused 67 deaths so far. Vijayan's office on Wednesday said that the authorities were also anxious about rising water levels in t...

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'Number of pedestrians' injured by vehicle outside United Kingdom parliament

'Number of pedestrians' injured by vehicle outside United Kingdom parliament

A man was arrested and several people are known to be injured although the Metropolitan Police have said that nobody is thought to be in a life-threatening condition. The first one in March past y...

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Christine Hallquist becomes first trans person to run for U.S. governor

Christine Hallquist becomes first trans person to run for U.S. governor

In Vermont , Democrat Christine Hallquist won the Democratic nomination in her quest to become the nation's first transgender governor. Democrats are hoping for a "blue wave" in the midterm elect...

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US ambassador urges UK to back Trump on Iran nuke deal

US ambassador urges UK to back Trump on Iran nuke deal

According to Iraqi political sources who spoke on condition of anonymity, Iran initially agreed to the visit but changed its mind because it was unhappy about Abadi's remarks. May's position is likely...

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Catholic Church covered up child abuse by 300 U.S. priests

Catholic Church covered up child abuse by 300 U.S. priests

On multiple occasions, Pennsylvania priests would take their victims out of town with the goal of disorienting them. The effort resulted in criminal charges against several members of the church . ...

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Closing Arguments Underway In The Manafort Trial

Closing Arguments Underway In The Manafort Trial

Manafort is charged with bank fraud, conspiracy, preparing false tax returns and failing to disclose foreign income. The trial is the first courtroom test for Mueller, who indicted Manafort in Octob...

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Orca's 'tour of grief' over after carrying dead calf for three weeks

Orca's 'tour of grief' over after carrying dead calf for three weeks

According to the Centre for Whale Research , observers and researchers believe that J35's "tour of grief" is now over, after she was spotted chasing a school of salmon with the rest of her pod on Sat...

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Dollar approaches 13-mth high; rouble, Turkish lira downtrodden

Dollar approaches 13-mth high; rouble, Turkish lira downtrodden

Ties have been strained by differences over Syria, and the trial in Turkey of USA evangelical Christian pastor Andrew Brunson for allegedly supporting the group Ankara blames for an attempted coup...

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Trump lashes out at Omarosa over book, tapes

Trump lashes out at Omarosa over book, tapes

Also on "Fox & Friends" Monday, Giuliani defended Trump and said Manigault-Newman's recording of conversations between herself and Trump and Kelly was a violation of national security rules. "He goes ...

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Sidhu, Kapil get formal invite for Imran's swearing-in ceremony

Sidhu, Kapil get formal invite for Imran's swearing-in ceremony

His tweet came after President Mamnoon Hussain summoned a session of the National Assembly on August 13 during which the newly-elected members will take oath. The PTI on Friday confirmed that the Prim...

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Senior Zimbabwe opposition figure Tendai Biti arrested at border

Senior Zimbabwe opposition figure Tendai Biti arrested at border

The Constitutional Court, which can declare a new victor or order a fresh election, must rule within 14 days of an election petition. Some of the lawyers who filed the papers for Chamisa include, Ch...

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