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Man killed in electric scooter crash in Washington DC

The death is thought to be the second in the nation while using the popular electric scooters.

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Rod Rosenstein denies voicing plot to remove Trump

The deputy US attorney general denies a report he suggested secretly recording President Trump.

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Dad's damaged army photo restored by social media

Picture gives father and daughter the chance to bond over memories of time served in the armed forces.

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Octopuses on ecstasy drug 'become more social'

The experiment may give insights into how social species have evolved, US scientists suggest.

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Brett Kavanaugh nomination: Trump challenges accuser

The president demands "date, time and place" of the sexual assault Brett Kavanaugh is accused of.

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Three infants among five people stabbed at New York nursery

A 52-year-old woman is in custody after the early morning attack, police say.

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First soldiers identified from remains returned by North Korea

Army Master Sgt Charles H McDaniel and Army Pfc William H Jones were among the repatriated remains.

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Trump Returns to UN a Year after ‘Rocket Man’ Speech

President Donald Trump will join other world leaders Monday at the United Nations for their annual meetings. From wars to climate change, to hunger and disease, there is no shortage of issues on their agenda. But the U.S. president is likely to ...

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World Trade Body to Rule on US, China Anti-Dumping Spat

A World Trade Organization arbitrator will step into a years-old dispute brought by China over U.S. anti-dumping measures. A trade official said Friday the arbitration was triggered automatically after the U.S. objected to Beijing's request for authorization to retaliate against more than $7 billion worth of U.S. goods in the case. The case ...

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Lawyer: Former NASA Scientist to Appeal Terrorism Charges

A Turkish-U.S. citizen and former NASA scientist jailed in Turkey on terrorism charges plans to file an appeal to Turkey's top court after a lower appeals court reduced his sentence this week, his lawyer said on Friday. Serkan Golge was visiting family in southern Turkey when he was arrested in a crackdown following a failed military coup in ...

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US 'Very Close' to Proceeding With Mexico-Only Trade Deal

The United States is getting "very, very close" to having to move forward on its trade deal with Mexico without Canada, White House economic adviser ...

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Texas Republicans apologise to Indians for 'offensive' Hindu ad

The ad, meant to celebrate a festival for elephant-headed deity Ganesha, offended Hindus instead.

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Suge Knight trial: Rap mogul pleads no contest over hit-and-run death

Death Row Records founder Marion "Suge" Knight pleads no contest over a 2015 hit-and-run incident.

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Cleveland Browns end 635-day winless run with victory over New York Jets

Fans celebrate in style as the Cleveland Browns end a 635-day winless run with a 21-17 victory over the New York Jets.

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Trump Questions Integrity of Kavanaugh Accuser Over Sex Assault Allegations

U.S. President Donald Trump questioned the integrity of the woman who accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault years ago, posting Friday on Twitter  that "if the attack ... was as bad as she says, charges would have been immediately filed" with police. Trump also accused "radical left wing politicians" of attacking ...

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Kavanaugh Battle Carries Echoes of the Past

The U.S. Senate appears to be moving toward a final showdown over the nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh, President Donald Trump’s choice to replace retired Justice Anthony Kennedy on the Supreme Court. Kavanaugh’s nomination was thrown into ...

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Kavanaugh's Supreme Court Fight Unfolds in Spotlight of #MeToo

Allegations of sexual misconduct against U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh have thrown his Senate confirmation into turmoil. And the ...

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US Slaps Sanctions on Chinese Military Agency

China has called on the United States to withdraw sanctions it imposed on a Chinese military agency for buying Russian weapons or "bear the ...

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Confirmation Battle Over Kavanaugh Comes With Echoes of the Past

The U.S. Senate is moving toward a final showdown over the nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh for the Supreme Court. Kavanaugh's nomination was thrown into turmoil after Christine Blasey Ford accused him of sexual assault when they were both teenagers in the 1980s. Kavanaugh has denied the allegation. This latest Supreme Court confirmation battle ...

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‘Don’t Worry.’ Toronto Gunman’s Remark Is Revealed in Police Records.

The documents paint a clearer picture of the terror Faisal Hussain caused during a shooting spree this summer but leave many questions unanswered. What, for example, was his motive?

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London knife crime: Can Chicago's model cure the violence?

London is following Chicago's lead in tackling violent crime like it is an infectious disease.

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Nonprofit Provides Haven for Women Fleeing Abuse, Addiction, Trauma

Becca Stevens has dedicated her life to helping women escape prostitution, addiction and trafficking. Based in Nashville, Tennessee, she is the ...

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Want a Straw, Soda with a Kid Meal? In California You’ll Have to Ask

If you want a straw with your drink or a soda with a kids’ meal at a California restaurant, you’ll need to ask for them starting next year. A law ...

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California Governor Dashes Dreams of Later School Start Times

California Governor Jerry Brown has vetoed a bill that would have required the state’s middle and high schools to start classes no earlier than 8:30 ...

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Colombia’s Coca Acreage for Cocaine Production at All-Time High

A U.N. report says coca growing farms now take up more area than the footprint of Los Angeles, despite efforts to combat the drug trade.

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Why people can take years to report sexual assaults

A decades-old allegation against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, which he denies, has some asking why the accuser took so long.

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Meghan Markle praises women at Grenfell cookbook launch

The Duchess of Sussex celebrates with the Hubb Community Kitchen at the Grenfell cookbook launch.

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Walmart Warns of Higher Prices if Trump Raises Tariffs

Walmart Inc. said that it may raise prices of products if the Trump administration imposes a tariff on Chinese imports, according to a letter the company wrote to U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer two weeks ago and seen by Reuters ...

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