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The death toll from the incident is expected to rise, with Italy's interior minister Matteo Salvini claiming that "around 30" were dead and some local media quoting the fire service in saying that "at least 35" had been killed. "It's not acceptable that such an important bridge. was not built to avoid this kind of collapse", Deputy Transport Minister Edoardo Rixi said on SkyNews24.
  • Italy refuses safe harbor to migrant ship, Spain also reluctant

    Italy refuses safe harbor to migrant ship, Spain also reluctant

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    The dinghy was taking in water but all migrants on board were rescued and taken on board the P23 patrol vessel. Sophie Beau, president of the vessel's French operator SOS Mediterranee, said the ship, now at sea between Malta and the Italian island of Lampedusa, had again received "official negative replies" from the two countries.
  • North Korea: President Moon to meet Kim Jong-un in Pyongyang

    North Korea: President Moon to meet Kim Jong-un in Pyongyang

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    South Korean Unification Minister Cho Myoung-gyon and Ri Son Gwon, chairman of the Committee for the Peaceful Reunification of the Country, arrive for their meeting at the truce village of Panmunjom inside the demilitarized zone, North Korea , August 13, 2018.
  • Washington US House race likely to feature 2 Democrats

    Washington US House race likely to feature 2 Democrats

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    NBC News on Friday released a list of 51 such candidates and incumbents who have said they will not support Pelosi. While Republicans overwhelmingly support Pelosi's ouster, pollsters say there's more to the midterms than campaigning against Pelosi.
  • Trump condemns 'all types of racism' on Charlottesville anniversary

    Trump condemns 'all types of racism' on Charlottesville anniversary

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    Sunday marked the one-year anniversary of the deadly "Unite the Right" rally, during which a self-identified white supremacist plowed a vehicle into a crowd of counter-protestors, killing a woman and injuring more than a dozen others. "Peace to ALL Americans!", Trump wrote on Twitter . President Donald Trump is showing signs of " a better direction for the nation " on race issues, U.S.
  • Scores killed in battle for key Afghan city

    Scores killed in battle for key Afghan city

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    People escaping the city have described widespread destruction and bloodshed. and Afghanistan's largest television station, Tolo News, broadcast shaky phone footage showing fires apparently raging across the blacked-out centre. Insurgents infiltrated people's homes and slipped out into the night to attack Afghan forces.They also destroyed a telecommunications tower on the city's outskirts, cutting off all landline and cell phone links to the city and making it hard to confirm details of the ...
  • PROMISE KEPT: President Trump Signs Military Defense Bill, BOOSTS SOLDIERS Pay

    PROMISE KEPT: President Trump Signs Military Defense Bill, BOOSTS SOLDIERS Pay

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    Wow. At event to sign the John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act , President Trump makes no mention of John McCain . The White House has said it will outline a budget for the space force next year. President Trump clarified that the appropriations will be used for F-35 fighter jets, B-21 bombers, battle ships, and for modernizing the nuclear triad.
  • Florida man charged with manslaughter in

    Florida man charged with manslaughter in "stand your ground" shooting

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    In a phone call with Blavity, the victim's father, Michael McGlockton , told Blavity that "stand your ground" laws are unfair to people of color . The shooting occurred when Drejka got involved in a shouting match outside a Clearwater, Florida, convenience store with McGlockton's girlfriend Britany Jacobs.
  • The Saudi-Canada Clash

    The Saudi-Canada Clash

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    The Saudis have also called their ambassador back from Canada, suspended all new businesses transactions and investments linked with Canada and cancelled direct flights to Toronto by Saudi's state airline. Analysts are now not sure how the feud will unfold, but Aurel Braun, a professor of political science and worldwide relations at the University of Toronto, told Canada's Global News that Saudi Arabia is unlikely to back down and reverse all its retaliatory measures without getting ...
  • President of Romania condemns violent dispersal of protesters in Bucharest

    President of Romania condemns violent dispersal of protesters in Bucharest

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    The rally, organized on social media under the motto "Diaspora at Home", called on Romanians living overseas to return home and gather at the square to protest what they say is a corrupt government. Protesters stand in front of police during a demonstration in Bucharest , Romania, on August 10, 2018. Three journalists said they were also subjected to violence from the police.
  • Ghazni Battle: Intense fighting continues as Taliban presses to take Afghan city

    Ghazni Battle: Intense fighting continues as Taliban presses to take Afghan city

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    Afghan army chief General Mohammad Sharif Yaftali told a news conference Sunday in Kabul his forces were conducting counter-offensives to evict Taliban fighters from the city . Mobile services in the city remained down after militants damaged a telecommunication tower and targeted several media offices in Ghazni , making information hard to verify.
  • Mexico vs. Canada in trade talks

    Mexico vs. Canada in trade talks

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    MacNaughton said in an interview with BNN Bloomberg that a trilateral deal was within reach, adding that Canada was prepared to "show some flexibility" in the talks but still opposes a sunset clause. before then so his party can maintain some distance from a revamped agreement. On his way out of the meeting, reports said Guajardo indicated the two sides have made progress and will meet again next week to continue their talks for a fourth straight week.
  • Omarosa Manigault Newman Releases Firing Tape

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    Omarosa Manigault shared one of her much-talked-about White House recordings with Meet the Press viewers on Sunday and it raises some terrifying possibilities. President Donald Trump continues to be "frustrated" that Attorney General Jeff Sessions recused himself in issues relating to the Trump campaign - and wants only "to make sure we're investigating all sides of the so-called Russian collusion", counselor Kellyanne Conway said Sunday.
  • Baltimore officer suspended after punching incident recorded

    Baltimore officer suspended after punching incident recorded

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    The video begins with the officer standing in front of a black man who has his back to a wall. In a statement , Tuggle says the officer has been suspended while police "investigate the totality of this incident". "We are working day and night to bring about a new era of community-based, Constitutional policing and will not be deterred by this or any other instance that threatens our efforts to re-establish the trust of all citizens in the Baltimore Police Department", Pugh said.