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The children, aged 3 to 9, and the two adults left Madeline Island, north of Ashland, at about 3 p.m.to tour the islands in Chequamegon Bay when their boat capsized, setting off an hourslong ordeal in the water and subsequent search, according to the U.S.
  • Democratic Senator Says Brett Kavanaugh's Confirmation Process Is 'Not Normal'

    Democratic Senator Says Brett Kavanaugh's Confirmation Process Is 'Not Normal'

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    Among the documents being withheld is information about Brett Kavanaugh's attempts to cap 9/11 terrorist attack payouts to victims of families at $500,000. "President Trump's decision to step in at the last moment and hide 100k pages of Judge Kavanaugh's records from the American public is not only unprecedented in the history of SCOTUS noms, it has all the makings of a cover up", Schumer wrote.
  • Blair blasts Corbyn's 'anti-West' stance for antisemitism row

    Blair blasts Corbyn's 'anti-West' stance for antisemitism row

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    It is about what makes us who we are. "In a way, their attitudes to Israel got kind of caught up in that bigger and broader argument", he added. The former Labour minister was catapulted to the centre of the party's anti-Semitism row when she confronted her leader in Parliament over the party's failure to adopt the internationally-agreed definition in July.
  • Amazon, Facebook, and Google represent a 'very antitrust situation'

    Amazon, Facebook, and Google represent a 'very antitrust situation'

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    Google's director of news tweeted that President Trump's claims were "not true". The evidence, however, shows that Google made no such change: the search engine giant actually did promote President Trump's first SOTU address in 2018. Google and Twitter and Facebook , they're really treading on very, very troubled territory. "It's not fair to large portions of the population". It's become an article of faith in some conservative circles that tech companies are warping their products and ...
  • Nicaragua expels UN human rights mission

    Nicaragua expels UN human rights mission

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    Guillermo Fernandez Maldonado (L), Coordinator of the Mission in Nicaragua for Central America of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) addresses the press conference, after the Nicaraguan government expelled the mission from the country in Managua on August 31, 2018.
  • Activists raise thousands for anti-Ted Cruz billboard featuring Trump tweets

    Activists raise thousands for anti-Ted Cruz billboard featuring Trump tweets

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    Interested in Donald Trump? Trump tweeted Friday that he will headline "a major rally " for Cruz in October and is "picking the biggest stadium in Texas we can find". "I am excited to announce that I will be leading a large resistance rally in Texas at the exact same time of Trump's (details tba)", he tweeted. "There's no way that Cruz or his supporters are going to take a nap and let the tortoise out run the hare this is not a close race there is not a blue wave coming from inside ...
  • Turkey's Erdogan, Iranian FM meet to discuss Syria

    Turkey's Erdogan, Iranian FM meet to discuss Syria

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    Defying the attacks targeting Turkish economy , Erdogan said Turkey is resolved to establish independence in economy, mainly in defence industry. Speaking to Russia's RT news channel on Saturday, Muallem said British intelligence services had helped terrorists of the Nusra Front group to transfer gas canisters to areas in Idlib that are now controlled by the so-called White Helmet troops.
  • Syria's war: Damascus airbase blasts 'caused by electrical fault'

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    An activist group said on Sunday that at least two pro-government fighters were killed and 11 wounded overnight in the blasts at the Mazzeh airbase, on the western outskirts of the capital. The loud blasts, reported at the Mezzeh airport, were caused by an explosion at a munitions dump, Sana news agency said, citing Syrian military sources.
  • Police shoot suspect following stabbing incident at Amsterdam railway station

    Police shoot suspect following stabbing incident at Amsterdam railway station

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    On Twitter , Amsterdam police said the two victims and the suspect were taken to the hospital. Two platforms were closed to train traffic, but the station was not evacuated. Prime Minister Mark Rutte made no mention of the incident at his weekly press conference. But amid a number of scares and reports that people linked to some of the attacks may have crossed briefly into the country, concerned top Dutch security and intelligence officials have stressed that the threat level is ...
  • Four missing after boats collide, sink on Colorado River

    Four missing after boats collide, sink on Colorado River

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    Lake Havasu City is a little more than three hours northwest of Phoenix via Interstate 10 and about four hours vis USA 93. Sonar images of the sunken boat indicated that neither of the missing people were on board, he said. Some of those onboard the boats apparently were thrown into the water by the force of the collision or jumped, and were swept down the river. The water ranged in depth from very shallow to 30 feet, he said.
  • 'Rest In Peace gorgeous': Australian Instagram model dies in Greece

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    The six-storey ship, valued at about $195 million, belongs to Mexican mining magnate Alberto Bailleres and must now stay in port until an investigation - including an autopsy - wraps up, Greek media said. Three days before she passed, Sinead gave a shout out to her sister on her Facebook page saying, "happy birthday to the most wonderful big sister I could ever ask for, 5 days till I get to see you! Excitement is an understatement".
  • Saudi coalition admits errors in Yemen strike

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    The Coalition spokesman told a press conference in Riyadh that "an order had been given not to target the bus, which was among civilians, but the order arrived late". In June, the AP reported that hundreds of detainees had been subjected to sexual abuse and torture. The coalition insists it never deliberately targets civilians, but human rights groups have accused it of bombing markets, schools, hospitals and residential areas.
  • Buhari off to China with wife, daughter

    Buhari off to China with wife, daughter

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    The summit aims to build closer China-Africa ties further dovetailing China's BRI with African development, and set a new path for a higher level of China-Africa cooperation, state-run Xinhua news agency reported. The UN chief said the success of African development is largely the success of global development. "To accept China's offer is more sustainable and manageable than International Monetary Fund loans".
  • United States military to cancel over $300 million in aid to Pakistan

    United States military to cancel over $300 million in aid to Pakistan

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    The Trump administration says Islamabad is granting safe haven to insurgents who are waging a 17-year-old war in neighboring Afghanistan, a charge Pakistan denies. The United States has cancelled $300m (£231m) in aid to Pakistan. But Islamabad said that "no issue relating to terrorists in Pakistan" was raised.
  • Suu Kyi to keep Nobel Prize after war-crimes accusations

    Suu Kyi to keep Nobel Prize after war-crimes accusations

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    Peter Popham is the author of two of her biographies. And that explains why Bangladesh simply won't have the time or the energy to deal with the Rohingya issue, as the country is now preparing for another far worse and imminent refugee crisis.