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World News Bolt keen to honour Germaine Mason with Championships win
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Muir broke Dame Kelly Holmes' 1500m record at London Stadium a year ago, but found the pace of Kenya's Faith Kipyegon and Ethiopia's Genzebe Dibaba too hot to handle over the final 800m in a tactical Olympic final in Rio. "If that means putting out some great times in the 100, 200 and 400m, then I know I've achieved the goals I want to do as an athlete". De Grasse is eight inches shorter.

World News Top Kenya election official 'tortured and murdered'
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The vehicle Musando was driving when he was last seen was found at a parking lot in Nairobi early Monday morning, the Star newspaper reported, citing Kenyan police. He also warned that Msando's death "could damage voters' confidence on the commission unless the IEBC leadership comes out strongly to reassure the people".

World News Trump, GOP Senators Champion Bill to Cut Legal Immigration Levels
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David Perdue of Georgia and Tom Cotton of Arkansas, the bill's sponsors, the president said the revised legislation "would represent the most significant reform to our immigration system in half a century". But the Senate has largely ignored the measure, with no other lawmaker signing on as a co-sponsor. By contrast, the US took in an average of about 1.1 million legal immigrants annually from 2000 to 2015, according to the Migration Policy Institute.

World News US Secretary of State to visit Philippines
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If Trump were to veto the bill, Congress would nearly surely override his veto. Those margins guaranteed that Congress would be able to beat back any attempt by Trump to veto the measure. Tillerson conceded that he is unable to show that the USA has fulfilled Trump's objective of a new, more cooperative relationship between the former Cold War foes, noting only modest efforts in Syria as a sign the nations share some common goals.

World News IT Shock for DK Shivakumar !
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It may be noted that Shivakumar was in charge of hospitality for all Congress Gujarat MLAs staying in Bengaluru . Shivakumar who was in Delhi had reportedly returned from Delhi at 1230am on Wednesday morning and reached the resort after he was informed about the raids.

World News Venezuela opposition leaders taken from homes, family says
Author: 0 Venezuela opposition leaders taken from homes, family says

Maduro is responsible if something happens to him, ” Lopezs wife, Lilian Tintori , said on Twitter . Why was the election so controversial? The vote produced a disputed results between the government, which claimed 8 million people cast their ballots, and the opposition, which put the figure at 2.4 million.

World News Moscow court shooting kills three
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Diana Tatosova, a lawyer for the defendants, said she had been told by the chief investigator in the case that four of the accused had been killed. No other details were immediately available. In November 2014, the authorities arrested five gang members and killed their leader, an Uzbek citizen. The nine accused men, who are all from Central Asia, were charged with 17 murders and 2 attempted murders.

World News At least 20 killed in blast at Afghanistan mosque
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Police confirmed the attack took place at Jawadya mosque, adding that they believed "two terrorists" were involved. No further details have been provided by the outlet so far. On June 15, a terrorist attack on a Shia community mosque in capital Kabul involving at least two suicide bombers killed at least six people. The incident happened in a Shite mosque.

World News Fugitive Still on the Run from Alabama Jail, Escaped Using Peanut Butter
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The Walker County Sheriff's Office announced the escape In a Facebook post Sunday. Multiple law enforcement agencies have joined the Walker County Sheriff's Office in searching for the escapees by ground and air. Lamb and McGuff are in jail for charges which include attempted murder. Underwood said the inmates' plan was "well laid out", and they took advantage of an inexperienced employee.

World News Mayor said to be drug trafficker shot dead
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Police in the southern Philippines said they fatally shot 15 people Sunday , including a city mayor who was among the politicians President Rodrigo Duterte publicly linked to illegal drugs, in the bloodiest assault so far in Duterte's anti-drug crackdown.

World News Ashamed of Boy Scout speech
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The invitation for the sitting US president to visit the National Jamboree is a long-standing tradition that has been extended to the leader of our nation that has had a Jamboree during his term since 1937. Few will argue the importance of teaching values and responsibility to our youth - not only right from wrong, but specific positive values such as fairness, courage, honor and respect for others.

World News Venezuelan opposition in final protest push ahead of Sunday's vote
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The U.S. also joined with a dozen other regional governments in urging Maduro to suspend Sunday's election of a national assembly for rewriting the charter. Human Rights Watch, a USA -based nonprofit group, expects the ANC to use its "frighteningly wide and vaguely defined powers" to dissolve the opposition-controlled congress, lift parliamentary immunity and prosecute opposition legislators, sack the rebellious attorney general and, perhaps, suspend the presidential elections slated for ...

World News United States places new sanctions on Iran following rocket launch
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To that end, the State Department has said the launch violated the spirit of the nuclear deal and also flouted a U.N. Security Council Resolution that calls on Iran not to conduct such tests. In its first mission, the base on Thursday successfully launched a space rocket called Simorgh, carrying the imaging satellite Tolou into space. Yet Iran's foreign minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif said Friday his country is complying with the nuclear deal that Iran struck with the US and other world ...

World News Venezuela bans protests against new Assembly vote
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He has warned the Organization of American States not to intervene in Venezuela , saying that would surely bring on civil war. A 30-year-old man was killed on Wednesday at a protest in Ejida, in the western state of Merida. Anti-government protests have become an nearly daily occurrence since the loyalist Supreme Court unsuccessfully tried to strip the country's opposition-led legislature, the National Assembly, of its power in late March.

World News Poroshenko strips Saakashvili of Ukrainian citizenship
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Saakashvili followed that with a Facebook post in which he said that he had warned Poroshenko about Trump's high chances of winning the election. He accused the president of trying to maintain grip on power "by all possible means" and warned that Poroshenko could share the fate of his predecessor Viktor Yanukovych, who was toppled by pro-European protests in February 2014 and fled to Russian Federation.

World News Iran Says New US Sanctions Illegal, Insulting
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Rouhani added, "Neither do the sanctions reduce the resistance of the people and the Islamic Republic of Iran nor do they change our policies". "However, President Donald Trump's administration is following up on the policy of changing Iran's global and regional policies more aggressively through building up pressure on Tehran - because, maybe, Trump needs a scape goat for the case when his policy within the US dead ends", he said.

World News Tillerson On Resignation Rumors: I'm Not Going Anywhere
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Despite all the allegations, however, Tillerson said Wednesday that his relationship with Trump was "good". "He's just taking a little time off". Tillerson has had some tension with the White House over staffing at the State Department and his independence to make decisions about the nation's foreign policy agency، senior administration officials told ABC News.

World News Daughters-in-law from Pakistan always welcome: Sushma Swaraj
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The external affairs minister said she had never misled Parliament or the families of the abducted Indians. She said that the ministry does not have any proof of the missing Indians to be alive, however, they didn't get any corpses, blood trail or any list published by the ISIS either which could have confirmed that they are dead.

World News Pope Francis shuts off Vatican fountains due to Italy drought
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All 100 Vatican City fountains, including two Baroque masterpieces in St Peter's Square, will be shut off in the coming days as a drought sweeps Rome and other parts of Italy. Italy is suffering from a severe drought . Vatican spokesman Greg Burke told the media that it was the first time anyone present could remember all the fountains being shut off.

World News Swiss chainsaw attacker arrested after global manhunt
Author: 0 Swiss chainsaw attacker arrested after global manhunt

He has two previous convictions for weapons offences. They say they have now identified the suspect, adding that he is about 1 meter 90 centimeters (6.2 feet) tall, bald and with an unkempt appearance. In a statement , police warned "the suspect is risky", but said it was unclear whether he still had the chainsaw. Wrousis has been described as an aggressive and potentially mentally unstable man who has spent the last several months living in the woods.

World News Teen live-streams auto crash that killed her sister
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The driver, Obdulia Sanchez , 18, of Stockton, California, crashed on July 21 in Los Banos, California, about 80 miles southeast of San Jose, the California Highway Patrol said. "I felt like, yeah, it was a tragedy to see her die like that, but a lot of people need to know like this is real", Hernandez, of Stockton, said.

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