• Grieving orca mother spotted without her dead calf after nearly three weeks
Grieving orca mother spotted without her dead calf after nearly three weeks

Researchers attribute the decline to a lack of Chinook salmon, as well as increased pollution, vessel traffic and noise. In the last 20 years, only 25% of the babies have survived. The cause of death is unknown. In circumstances like this, orcas are known to nudge along perished newborns for up to a week, preventing them from sinking by repeate...

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  • Economic turmoil hits Turkey, US bank stocks react
Economic turmoil hits Turkey, US bank stocks react

Turkey is also frustrated at US unwillingness to extradite Turkish cleric Fetullah Gulen, who Erdogan accuses of staging a failed 2016 coup attempt. Turkish authorities arrested Brunson in December 2016, claiming that he was a spy and was linked to a failed plot to overthrow the government. Earlier this week US and Turkish officials met in W...

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  • Omarosa taped call with Trump after she was fired
Omarosa taped call with Trump after she was fired

At an event on August 11 President Donald Trump told reporters "She's a lowlife", when asked about Newman, who first rose to prominence on " The Apprentice " series. "There's multiple tapes, let's be clear about that", she said. "That's downright criminal", she claimed. "She was the worst hire we ever made", Mary Margaret Overbey, Gore's form...

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  • Half of Kerala reels under floods as 29 die, 54000 left homeless
Half of Kerala reels under floods as 29 die, 54000 left homeless

Following which the District Collector has imposed a ban on heavy goods vehicles in Idukki till situation get better in the state. On Saturday, the inflow into the dam stood at 6,00,000 litres of water per second, while the outflow through the floodgates is 7.50 lakh litres per second.

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  • California's Holy Fire intensifies, forces thousands from their homes
California's Holy Fire intensifies, forces thousands from their homes

Fire crews from Australia and more than 30 New Zealanders have also flown over to share their expertise in battling bush fires. When a court commissioner ordered his bail to remain at $1 million, Clark said he can easily afford it and asked if he could pay it right away.

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  • F-15s scramble as 'suicidal' mechanic steals, crashes empty plane in Seattle
F-15s scramble as 'suicidal' mechanic steals, crashes empty plane in Seattle

It said the jets were not involved in the crash. His identity and condition are unknown. Two military F-15s chased the plane "within a few minutes of theft of plane" and "kept plane out of harms way and people on ground safe", the sheriff's department said.

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  • Saudi Arabian Airlines Suspending Flights To and From Canada
Saudi Arabian Airlines Suspending Flights To and From Canada

Finance Minister Bill Morneau doubled down Tuesday on Ottawa's message that the federal government will continue to stand up for Canadian values even as it finds itself at the centre of an ongoing diplomatic tumult with Saudi Arabia. But the damage could be more significant if a $15 billion deal agreed in 2014 for Canada to sell Riyadh light armo...

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  • It became known that Putin wrote to Trump the note media
It became known that Putin wrote to Trump the note media

Trump has been under increasing pressure from his advisers to condemn Russia's aggression, said current and former administration officials who spoke on the condition of anonymity to be candid. The increased diplomacy between the two nations occurred after President Trump met with President Putin in Helsinki, Finland, in July. However, he undermi...

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  • Dozens of children die in attack on Yemeni school bus
Dozens of children die in attack on Yemeni school bus

U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres condemned the coalition air strike and called on all parties to spare civilians and "to respect their obligations under worldwide humanitarian law, in particular the fundamental rules of distinction, proportionality and precautions in attack", U.N.

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  • North Korea threatens to stall denuclearization in warning to US
North Korea threatens to stall denuclearization in warning to US

The announcement by an official at the South's Unification Ministry, which handles inter-Korean issues for Seoul , comes amid attempts by Washington and Pyongyang to follow through on nuclear disarmament vows made at a summit in June between President Donald Trump and Kim.

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  • Baby's body found floating in East River near Brooklyn Bridge, police say
Baby's body found floating in East River near Brooklyn Bridge, police say

Authorities investigate the death of a baby boy who was found floating in the water near the Brooklyn Bridge in Manhattan, on Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018, in NY. It was unclear how long the baby had been lying there. He said the baby had no respiration and didn't show a pulse. Police say an officer brought the baby onto the pedestrian walkway and admini...

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  • Saudi Arabia reportedly directing selloff of Canadian assets after criticism
Saudi Arabia reportedly directing selloff of Canadian assets after criticism

Saudi Arabia frequently uses capital punishment, which can be issued for crimes like homosexuality or anti-government activities, though crucifixions are rare. However, Saudi Arabia's Foreign Ministry called Canada's plea a "grave and unacceptable violation of the kingdom's laws and procedures". Saudi Arabia has also stopped all medical treatme...

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  • Star witness Rick Gates’ testimony ends after Paul Manafort lawyer’s attacks
Star witness Rick Gates’ testimony ends after Paul Manafort lawyer’s attacks

Gates and Manafort first met with Dr. K to set up the companies in 2007 in Cyprus, Gates testified. The 46-year-old, who has pleaded guilty to conspiracy and is cooperating with the government, began the day by describing how he helped Manafort evade United States taxes on millions of dollars earned from political consulting work they did in Ukra...

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  • New York Congressman Arrested On Insider Trading Charges
New York Congressman Arrested On Insider Trading Charges

The U.S. Attorney's Office in the Southern District of NY alleges that Collins passed along information about Innate Immunotherapeutics, an Australian biotech company at which Collins once sat on the board and owns almost 17 percent of stock.

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  • Saudi Arabia's diplomatic dispute with Canada: An explainer
Saudi Arabia's diplomatic dispute with Canada: An explainer

Saudi Arabia's move came followed a tweet Friday from Global Affairs Canada which expressed concerns about the arrests of civil and women's rights activists and asking the Saudi government to immediately release them. Meanwhile, through a statement published by the Palestinian Press Agency, President Mahmoud Abbas also assured the support of Pa...

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  • Rick Gates Testifies That He Committed Crimes With Paul Manafort
Rick Gates Testifies That He Committed Crimes With Paul Manafort

Gates, who is cooperating with prosecutors in the trial of Trump's former campaign chairman, testified that Manafort directed him to report overseas income as loans in order to lower his taxable income. His testimony represents the biggest test yet for Mueller's investigation even though this case does not directly play into the issue of alleged ...

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  • Former Tamil Nadu chief minister Karunanidhi dies at 94
Former Tamil Nadu chief minister Karunanidhi dies at 94

The national flag will fly at half mast in Delhi, all state capitals and across Tamil Nadu tomorrow as a mark of respect to DMK chief M Karunanidhi , who passed away today, the Home Ministry announced here. Mr Karunanidhi's DMK swept the election, riding a wave of anti-incumbency. He was known for drawing foreign investors to India's second la...

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  • Footage shows botched eyebrow job lead to wild brawl in nail salon
Footage shows botched eyebrow job lead to wild brawl in nail salon

A man held another woman and would not let her go as the women continued their assault against her too. It's hard to tell who instigated the violence, but it appears to be the workers at the nail salon who are dealing the most force. But these ladies were not the only ones caught being violent on camera recently. The video has so far been viewe...

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  • President Trump appears to change story on meeting with Russian lawyer
President Trump appears to change story on meeting with Russian lawyer

President Donald Trump confirmed Sunday the infamous Trump Tower meeting that included his son Donald Trump Jr . and son-in-law Jared Kushner was about obtaining information on Hillary Clinton , not adoption like he previously claimed .

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  • Once-eased United States economic sanctions against Iran back in effect
Once-eased United States economic sanctions against Iran back in effect

The European Union's diplomatic chief Federica Mogherini said the bloc deeply regrets the United States move. These are the most biting sanctions ever imposed, and in November they ratchet up to yet another level. The nuclear deal is closely associated in Iran with Rouhani, a relative moderate who won two landslide elections on promises to open u...

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