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As many as 28 people were killed and 80 injured after two trains collided in the Egyptian city of Alexandria. Friday's collision was the latest in a series of deadly accidents that have claimed hundreds of lives over the years. Rescue teams, meanwhile, continued to look for more bodies and injured passengers inside the carriages. The statement did not say what caused the accident, only that the authority's experts would investigate.
  • Changes to the National Security Council

    Changes to the National Security Council

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    The officials also noted that during US President Donald Trump's recent trip to Israel, McMaster's held a lengthy meeting with Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman, and highlighted his regular contacts with Defense Ministry officials. allies and forfeit all current restrictions on Iran's nuclear program. McMaster tried to fire Cohen-Watnick earlier this year but was stymied by Bannon and Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, who came to his defense.
  • Roy's aunt: Give Michelle Carter 20 years

    Roy's aunt: Give Michelle Carter 20 years

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    At her sentencing hearing Thursday, Carter's lawyer asked the judge to "spare his client any jail time and instead give her five years of probation and require her to receive mental health counseling", The Associated Press reports . "Carter may not be innocent in a moral or philosophical sense, but she was wrongfully convicted", she wrote. Roy took his own life in 2014 when he was 18 by attaching a portable generator to his pickup truck.
  • Large Fire Breaks Out at Dubai's 'Torch Tower'

    Large Fire Breaks Out at Dubai's 'Torch Tower'

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    Horrified onlookers watched as flames of the 1,105 foot (337 metre), 79-storey Torch tower on Thursday night. The tower was evacuated, no injuries were reported, and there was no immediate word on the cause of the blaze. Once again Fire on Dubai Torch Tower happened. Residents of the 335m (1,100ft) high building were evacuated after the fire broke out at around 1am local time , 10pm BST.
  • Weather Forecast for Wednesday, August 2nd

    Weather Forecast for Wednesday, August 2nd

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    Temperatures will remain in the low 80s. Overnights continue to be warm & muggy for the week ahead, with lows ranging from the low to mid 70s. Showers and storms are possible each afternoon with highs in the lower-90s. Let's get through the next two humid and stormy days and then Mother Nature looks to provide a pretty pleasant weekend for the region! Thursday will be mostly cloudy.
  • Prince Philip honored as he hosts final public event

    Prince Philip honored as he hosts final public event

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    The event concluded with a march past, a royal salute and three cheers for Prince Philip . He carried out his last official public engagement at Buckingham Palace on August 2. He's carried out more than 22,000 public appearance in his time. Elizabeth has called Philip, her husband of nearly 70 years and the longest-serving consort in British history, "my strength and stay".
  • What you need to know about animals and the eclipse

    What you need to know about animals and the eclipse

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    Q: Where can I see it? A partial eclipse will be visible everywhere across the nation as well as in the hours before and after a far shorter total eclipse, which will only be visible for 2-3 minutes along a 67-mile wide path from OR to SC.
  • European Union states set for squabble over who gets London's agencies after Brexit

    European Union states set for squabble over who gets London's agencies after Brexit

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    Hosting EU agencies is an economic and political boon for member states. It can also be found on the list Amsterdam, Athens, Barcelona, Bratislava, Bucharest, Copenhagen, Helsinki, Milan, Porto, Sofia, Stockholm, Malta and Zagreb. Voting will be held in repeated rounds to reduce the number of bidders to two and a final decision is expected later in the year. Members states, which will nearly all have to take a decision while having at least one candidate, said the process that they set up ...
  • Apple doubles down on China as rivals pull ahead

    Apple doubles down on China as rivals pull ahead

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    In order to operate in the country, China's biggest internet companies must stay in close contact with the government and carry out Beijing's various demands, whether they be a request for user data or to censor various topics. The new law signed on July 31, 2017, by the #Russian president goes into full effect on November 1 of this year as well. The Chinese government has not confirmed that the recent stoppage of voice messages and images on the messaging app WhatsApp is part of a ...
  • Pakistan's Parliament To Elect New PM On August 1

    Pakistan's Parliament To Elect New PM On August 1

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    Sharif's supporters suggested the military applauded the court decision because it viewed him as an upstart who sought to challenge its authority. With 188 seats in the 342-member national assembly, it should be able to swiftly install its choice, barring any defections from its own ranks.
  • Trump blasts Senate rules in Saturday morning tweets

    Trump blasts Senate rules in Saturday morning tweets

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    Hours before the vote, the president had exhorted Republican lawmakers to pass the bill, which was brought up for a vote after a string of efforts to repeal and replace the health care law that was enacted under former President Barack Obama.
  • Israel embassy shooting in Jordan complicates shrine crisis

    Israel embassy shooting in Jordan complicates shrine crisis

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    Jordan had briefly prevented the Israeli guard in question from leaving the country in the aftermath of the attack, though the diplomatic standoff was eventually resolved. Following repeated clashes on the Temple Mount in late 2015 and the beginning of 2016, Jordan said it would install security cameras on the Temple Mount to "expose Israeli assaults and violations".
  • Muslims end boycott at Jerusalem holy site after security dropped

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    Thousands of Palestinians have been praying in the streets outside the shrine after religious leaders told them not to worship inside the holy compound in protest. Abbas had also frozen all contacts with Israel, including security coordination until it removes all installations placed at the mosque. But just as the Waqf was preparing to issue instructions for a fresh round of rioting, Israeli Police opened the gate, allowing Muslim hordes to stream through, straight into the Temple Mount ...
  • Brownback tapped for Trump post focused on religious freedom

    Brownback tapped for Trump post focused on religious freedom

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    Rabbi David Saperstein , former director of the Union for Reform Judaism's Religious Action Center, held the position under the Obama administration. Brownback also will be able to make policy suggestions and recommendations, such as sanctions against individuals or foreign governments accused of persecuting religious minorities.
  • Surprise! Yesterday's Dramatic Health Care Vote Meant Nothing

    Surprise! Yesterday's Dramatic Health Care Vote Meant Nothing

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    Some of those who voted in favor of discussion denounced the bill itself. Rob Portman , R-Ohio, Shelley Moore Capito , R-W.V., Lisa Murkowski , R-Alaska, John McCain , R-Ariz., Susan Collins , R-Maine, and Lamar Alexander , R-Tenn. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, accompanied by Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) and Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), speaks with reporters following the successful vote to open debate on a health care bill on Capitol Hill in Washington , U.S., July 25, 2017.
  • No proof that 39 Indians in Iraq are dead: Sushma

    No proof that 39 Indians in Iraq are dead: Sushma

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    Making a statement in the Lok Sabha on the issue, Sushma Swaraj said, 'Without evidence we cannot believe that Indians in Mosul over last three years are dead and we will continue to search for them. Gurpinder claimed that during their meeting with Sushma on June 8, they were told that their kin were lodged in Al Shareen church in Mosul. "That is why I told our Embassy to find out details about them", she said.
  • Hamas terror-list removal reversed

    Hamas terror-list removal reversed

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    She said that the EU's stance on keeping Hamas on the blacklist was "not sufficient". " Hamas is obliged to join a battle of defending our people's rights against the Zionist defamation (Israel) and those who support it", the statement added.