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The dollar value of exports rose 12.2 per cent in July compared to a year earlier, accelerating from revised growth of 11.2 per cent in the previous month. The trade representative's office also accused China of "cyber intrusions into USA commercial computer networks to gain unauthorized access to commercially valuable business information".
  • German couple convicted over rape, online sale of young son

    German couple convicted over rape, online sale of young son

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    The boy's 48-year-old mother was jailed for 12 years and six months, while his stepfather, 39, was given a 12-year sentence. The couple were found guilty of rape, sexual assault of children, forced prostitution and distribution of child pornography.
  • Fireball near Bologna airport after road crash explosion

    Fireball near Bologna airport after road crash explosion

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    Local media report at least two people have died as a result of the crash, with more than 60 injured. The tanker immediately caught fire, and then exploded a short time later across eight lanes, collapsing part of the raised highway. Local police said that there had been a collision on the motorway and an explosion happened in the subsequent fire. Italian news agencies have reported that multiple injuries were caused by flying glass from broken windows.
  • Osinbajo sacks DG DSS, Lawal Daura, with immediate effect

    Osinbajo sacks DG DSS, Lawal Daura, with immediate effect

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    AgP Yemi Osinbajo has directed the termination of the appointment of the DG of the DSS, Mr. Lawal Musa Daura. With about 34 years of experience, Seiyefa has served in different capacities, including the state director in Osun, Akwa Ibom, and Lagos states.
  • New Details Emerge in Disappearance of Mollie Tibbetts

    New Details Emerge in Disappearance of Mollie Tibbetts

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    Asked what the hardest part of the case was, he said: 'That they can't find her'. Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation spokesman said Wednesday that investigators believe they've "put together a pretty solid timeline" of what 20-year-old was doing before she was last seen jogging in her hometown of Brooklyn , Iowa , the evening of July 18.
  • Bangladesh student protest over road safety heats up

    Bangladesh student protest over road safety heats up

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    Later, the students claimed that the miscreants were members from Bangladesh Chhatra League's (BCL) Tejgaon College unit, according to The Dhaka Tribune. Local media have blamed groups linked to the Awami League . Cabinet Secretary Mohammad Shafiul Alam said the bill will be submitted to Parliament soon for passage.
  • California wildfires can now be seen from space

    California wildfires can now be seen from space

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    The Mendocino Complex fire is reportedly growing by thousands of acres daily and has surpassed the state's Thomas fire previous year, which set ablaze more than 281,000 acres in California. "Fires across the west are burning hotter and more intense", he tweeted. The 14th Engineer Battalion soldiers were chosen for their engineering expertise and are likely to aid civilian firefighters in operations including digging trenches and building fire breaks, officials said.
  • Rick Gates Testifies Against Former Mentor Paul Manafort in Special Counsel Trial

    Rick Gates Testifies Against Former Mentor Paul Manafort in Special Counsel Trial

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    But Gates, described by witnesses as Manafort's "right-hand man", is expected to provide the most damning testimony about Manafort's state of mind as well as his own role in the crimes. "Gates is going to do and say whatever the prosecutors want him to say, which is why I wouldn't believe a word that comes out of his mouth", Kerik said in a Tuesday morning tweet.
  • Saudi Airlines suspends Canadian operations starting Aug

    Saudi Airlines suspends Canadian operations starting Aug

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    Dan McTeague, a senior analyst at the fuel price tracking website GasBuddy , said any such disruption could easily be offset by alternative supply, as Saudi Arabia's oil continues to represent an increasingly small portion of Canada's crude imports.
  • Palestinian teen dies of wounds from border clash: ministry

    Palestinian teen dies of wounds from border clash: ministry

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    Some flew kites with burning rags attached - a tactic that has widened in recent weeks, with the aim of setting fires in Israel, and has drawn Israeli retaliation. The deadly clashes have seen Israeli security forces facing gunfire, grenades, Molotov cocktails, and efforts - sometimes successful - to damage or penetrate the border fence.
  • Florida school shooting suspect shouted 'kill me' hours after taken into custody

    Florida school shooting suspect shouted 'kill me' hours after taken into custody

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    Media had sought the statement's release under Florida's broad public records laws. He faces the death penalty if convicted. Cruz told Curcio that he had tried to kill himself twice before the shootings, once by ingesting almost an entire bottle of Advil (which he said he later threw up) and another by drinking vodka and tequila (which purportedly made him pass out).
  • West Hollywood City Council Considers Axing Trump's Walk of Fame Star

    West Hollywood City Council Considers Axing Trump's Walk of Fame Star

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    The vote was largely symbolic, simply making a request of the Los Angeles City Council and Hollywood Chamber of Commerce to remove the marker, which was unveiled in 2007. Trump's star on Hollywood Walk of Fame destroyed with pickax; suspect turns himself in The two West Hollywood members are criticizing the president for many things including his treatment of women.
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    Trump Attacks LeBron James And "Dumb" Don Lemon

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    The controversy serves as a prologue to the series as it chronicles the modern history of the National Basketball Association and its players, starting with the 1976 merger of the freewheeling ABA and the more conventional National Basketball Association of today.
  • Emotional Sarah Sanders reveals impact of press scrutiny on her private life

    Emotional Sarah Sanders reveals impact of press scrutiny on her private life

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    President Donald Trump's hateful rhetoric against the media resulted in CNN's Jim Acosta being brutally heckled at a rally in Tampa by Trump supporters . Why does Hillary Clinton get a pass - via anti-Trump obsessive Federal Bureau of Investigation agent Peter Strzok's artful editing - on multiple violations of the Espionage Act with her home-brew email server, while Donald Trump gets a special counsel who, after more than a year, has yet to produce any evidence the president ...
  • 'I thought it was a doll': Baby found floating in river dies

    'I thought it was a doll': Baby found floating in river dies

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    Diana Campbell initially spotted the infant floating by a pile of debris about 30 feet offshore, prompting her husband, Monte, to recover the body from the water's edge. The baby, later determined to be about 8 months old, was rushed to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead. There was no respiration nor pulse. "It just doesn't seem real.it's just, I don't know, I didn't expect this when I came here", Austin Campbell said.