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Gray, a 25-year-old black man, was handcuffed and shackled at the time, but was not wearing a seat belt. The six officers were initially charged by Maryland prosecutors after Gray's neck was broken in the back of a police transport wagon in April 2015.
  • Iraqi parliament rejects Kurdish independence vote

    Iraqi parliament rejects Kurdish independence vote

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    It called on the central government to "shoulder its responsibly to protect the unity of Iraq and to take all necessary measures to preserve that unity". Kirkuk, an ethnically mixed city, voted last month to participate in the referendum, a move that stoked tensions with its Arab and Turkmen residents, as well as with Baghdad.
  • Scenes of Hurricane Irma lashing Florida

    Scenes of Hurricane Irma lashing Florida

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    The Coast Guard has deployed assets and resources from across the country to assist in rescue operations for Hurricane Irma . "It wasn't supposed to be like this", CNN correspondent Sara Sidner said from Daytona Beach. So far, few images of the damage have popped up , as the storm takes its final breaths on Florida. - Miami streets turned into raging rivers, and the city's airport is closed because of significant water damage.
  • Woven in her memoir is Hillary Clinton's ode to Bill

    Woven in her memoir is Hillary Clinton's ode to Bill

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    Or is it something of a crutch to absolve her of blame? The newspaper reiterates the Democrats' favorite argument that Hillary Clinton won the popular vote "by almost 3 million" and although she failed to "shatter the country's highest, hardest glass ceiling", it "seems to have put 2,864,974 extra cracks in Clinton's reserve".
  • How will Liverpool line-up against Sevilla?

    How will Liverpool line-up against Sevilla?

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    He came back long flight, 15 minutes here, 15 minutes there, three weeks without training. "He's more likely targeting the League Cup against Leicester for a start". "This has to be the year that trophies start coming back to the club". "If you look at the performances, you can say: "Yes, why not win it", says the Spaniard.
  • Merkel suggests Iran-style nuclear talks to end North Korea crisis

    Merkel suggests Iran-style nuclear talks to end North Korea crisis

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    North Korean hackers have mounted attacks on at least three South Korean cryptocurrency exchanges since May, security researcher FireEye said in a report Monday. A single bitcoin is now worth more than $4,300, up from less then $1,000 at the start of the year. Other security firms have linked the group to past high-profile cyberattacks, including the hacking of Sony Pictures in 2014.
  • China, Russia warn USA against government change in North Korea

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    And there's also a ban on new work permits for North Korean workers. The United States and its allies had pushed for new sanctions to increase pressure on North Korea to agree to negotiations. Haley has rejected that proposal as 'insulting'. They say usually negotiators take time quietly behind the scenes to come up with these new sanctions.
  • North Korea hit by new United Nations sanctions

    North Korea hit by new United Nations sanctions

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    Limits on imports of crude oil and oil products. At this point, it seems the USA needs to put pressure on China. "In the past, we have seen shows of quite convincing enforcement in the major centres, such as at Dandong", said Chris Green, a North Korea expert at Leiden University in the Netherlands, referring to the largest trading hub on the China-North Korea border.
  • United Nations Approves New North Korea Sanctions

    United Nations Approves New North Korea Sanctions

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    Security Council at U.N. headquarters, Monday, Sept. 11, 2017. Celebrations were held in Pyongyang on Saturday to mark the success of the test and the 69th anniversary of the founding of North Korea where Kim Jong-Un said the nuclear test was a "great victory won by the Korean people at the cost of their blood", Efe reported.
  • United Kingdom seeks 'deep security partnership' with European Union after Brexit

    United Kingdom seeks 'deep security partnership' with European Union after Brexit

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    The Government is also offering to agree joint foreign policy positions with Brussels, including co-operating on global sanctions against states or terrorist organisations. The government emphasised that " NATO will continue to be the cornerstone " of its security upon leaving the EU in March 2019 but that Britain would seek a UK-EU relationship that is " deeper than any third country partnership ".
  • Military Action Against N.Korea Certainly Not 'First Choice'

    Military Action Against N.Korea Certainly Not 'First Choice'

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    He pointed to the Iran nuclear deal, which was negotiated successfully by the Obama administration but has looked fragile under Trump, saying "if the USA had spent even one fifth of the time and effort on the North Korean issue compared with the Iranian case, then the North Korean nuclear issue could have been resolved".
  • Sarah Sanders on Clinton book: 'Sad'

    Sarah Sanders on Clinton book: 'Sad'

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    Trump was 100% right to sack Comey, she insisted, suggesting the Department of Justice might want to investigate Comey's in-office rannygazoo. Will President Donald Trump read Hillary Clinton's new book " What Happened ", White House correspondents asked White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders , proving once and for all White House correspondents do have a sense of humor, because "Trump" and "reading".
  • Number of Rohingya fleeing from Myanmar to Bangladesh at 370000

    Number of Rohingya fleeing from Myanmar to Bangladesh at 370000

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    Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has termed violence against Rohingya Muslims of Myanmar as ethnic cleansing and crime against humanity and demanded cessation of violence and accountability. Police, however, said the houses were burned by terrorists they called Bengalis. The trouble this time started with anti-Muslim riots in Myanmar's cities, where there are around a million other Muslims, mostly descended from people who immigrated from British-ruled India after the area was ...
  • Hurricane Irma's Miami landfall and aftermath in photos

    Hurricane Irma's Miami landfall and aftermath in photos

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    South Florida begins the recovery efforts in the aftermath of monster Hurricane Irma . President Trump on Wednesday expressed support to the governors of Florida, the U.S. Gov. Rick Scott previously ordered all public K-12 schools, colleges, universities and state offices to close until Monday. Officials at Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport said they will assess the damage Monday to decide when the airport will reopen.
  • Motorcycle Rider Killed in No Passing Zone

    Motorcycle Rider Killed in No Passing Zone

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    Hammond was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the Malibu wasn't injured. A motorcycle rider from Nebraska was killed in a crash in Northern Kansas on Monday, while passing in a no passing zone. Shortly before 8:40 a.m.in Crawford County, a Dodge pickup driven by 87-year old Fred Bogina was eastbound on 640th Avenue at USA 69. The vehicles collided in the intersection.
  • The Ninth Circuit 'Resistance'

    The Ninth Circuit 'Resistance'

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    Hawaii's attorneys said the refugee portion of the travel ban "functionally inoperative" as the Trump administration claimed in its filing. In June, the Supreme Court ruled that the administration could not enforce the ban against people who have a "bona fide" relationship with people or entities in the United States.
  • Iraqi parliament rejects Iraqi Kurdish referendum - lawmakers

    Iraqi parliament rejects Iraqi Kurdish referendum - lawmakers

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    Kurdish lawmaker Majid Shingali said Kurds would reject the decision. He explained that the constitution stipulates the cases that a referendum can be held for and the Kurdistan vote is not one of them. Hoshyar Ismaeel, member of the Kurdish Co-existence and Brotherhood Coalition faction in the Council told Rudaw that "as Kurds, we boycotted the Provincial Council's vote".
  • Tropical storms Jose, Katia upgraded to hurricane status: NHC

    Tropical storms Jose, Katia upgraded to hurricane status: NHC

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    By 4 p.m. EDT, the National Hurricane Center noted that the depression had formed. Just as Jose was upgraded to a hurricane Wednesday afternoon, so was Katia . A NASA satellite image shows Tropical Storm Jose , right, trailing Hurricane Irma on September 6. Category 5 status means "catastrophic" damage will occur on lands touched by the hurricane, which is now predicted to remain a major hurricane as it makes its way west toward the US coast.