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Fire in Bray reveals long-lost World War Two EIRE sign

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The aerial photos of Bray head were captured by a Garda Air Support Unit passing over the landscape that was decimated by the fire during the recent heatwave. They were not common on the east coast. Ireland maintained its neutrality throughout the war. The majority of EIRE signs were constructed by volunteers who worked at nearby Look Out posts and a number was added to each sign, so pilots could get their bearings while flying over Ireland. Read More »

Santa Ana plane crash: Five dead as plane hits vehicle park

Los Angeles reported the plane went down around 12:30 p.m. local time . Witnesses, meanwhile, say that it appeared that the pilot did not attempt to slow down or take another course as the aircraft was falling on the parking lot. The parking lot is shared by Staples, a CVS drug store, a Michaels' decorations store, and a Wells Fargo Bank branch. "This was a Sunday afternoon, and we have people shopping, so the fact that we have no injuries on the ground is a miracle in itself". Read More »

De Lille expected to resign as Cape Town mayor: DA sources

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Patricia De Lille said she would step down on October 31 after reaching an agreement with the Democratic Alliance, which had unsuccessfully tried to strip her of her party membership. After months of public fighting, court battles and motions of no confidence, it's officially the end of the line for Cape Town Mayor Patricia De Lille. Read More »

Iran protesters attack religious school in Karaj province

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The plunge in the currency and soaring inflation have sparked sporadic demonstrations against profiteering and corruption, with many protesters chanting anti-government slogans. Reuters reports that Iran announced on Sunday a plan to ease the effects of a plunging currency that has been set into free fall largely by the anticipation of US sanctions. Read More »

Manafort accountant with immunity admits having reservations about tax filings

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Laporta, who filed Manafort's tax returns beginning in 2013, had been granted immunity to testify - a move that suggested she may have been complicit in some of the alleged financial crimes Manafort has been charged with. Jurors are expected to hear testimony Friday that Manafort never told his tax accountants about offshore bank accounts containing millions of dollars. Read More »

Iran’s Zarif Hits Back at US Navy over Misnaming of Persian Gulf

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The news will only heighten already considerable tension between Tehran and Washington following threats from the Iranian Revolutionary Guards that they close Hormuz, which is the biggest oil chokepoint in the world. These types of IRGC exercises typically happen much later in the year and the official said the United States assesses that the exercise is partly being held in response to rising rhetoric from the US. Read More »

Bangladesh police fire tear gas to disperse students protesting against road deaths

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Thousands of students have been protesting traffic conditions in Dhaka over the past week, but it is still unclear whether Saturday's attack on the US ambassador was related to those protests. They include strict enforcement of traffic laws, ensuring safe roads and eradicating corruption in the transport sector. The injured were identified as AM Ahad of worldwide news agency the Associated Press (AP), Zawad of the Daily Janakantha , Palash of the Banik Barta , Rimon of US-based ... Read More »

Hurricane Hector closing in on Hawaii and volcano

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The Hawaiian Islands were placed on alert as Hector swirled toward the central Pacific, the National Hurricane Center said. Little change in strength is expected through Monday, but some slight weakening is forecast Monday night through Wednesday. Read More »

No motive determined for Vegas shooting

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Paddock's financial records also revealed he had lost $1.5 million in the two years leading up to the attack. Lombardo said that authorities were unable to "definitively" determine any motive for the attack and may never be able to do so. Read More »

Police called on black student eating lunch at Smith College

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A woman from New York City is speaking out after she said she was racially profiled while eating lunch at work. "I'm in a summer program". CNN reports campus police responded to the call , but upon seeing Kanoute, determined that there was nothing suspicious about her. Read More »

Saudi Arabia expelling Canadian ambassador and suspending new trade with Canada

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Saudi Arabia says it is ordering Canada's ambassador to leave the country and freezing all new trade and investment transactions with Canada in a spat over human rights. Ms Badawi had been calling for an end to Saudi Arabia's male guardianship system. "Canada is gravely concerned about additional arrests of civil society and women's rights activists in Saudi Arabia, including Samar Badawi". Read More »

Labour's anti-Semitism row: Jeremy Corbyn apology

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Deputy Party Leader Tom Watson - who has had a hard relationship with Corbyn - on Sunday used an interview with The Observer newspaper to call for those investigations to be called off, and for the party to adopt the full IHRA definition . Read More »

Youngest female jailed in UK for terrorism

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Boular did not react when she was found guilty of two counts of preparing terrorist acts and sentenced to life imprisonment. "Having been prevented from travelling to Syria, she then set about plotting an attack in the United Kingdom but her plans were being covered by the counter terrorism network and security services". Read More »

New Mexico sheriff: Compound searched, 11 kids removed

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At that time, Siraj Wahhaj said he was taking the little boy to the park, but they never returned. Three unidentified women - possibly the mothers of the children - were detained for questioning before being released. Hogrefe said the Federal Bureau of Investigation "didn't feel there was enough probable cause" to enter the property where the child was believed to be living. Read More »

Venezuela arrests six 'terrorists' over attempted Maduro hit

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Venezuelan activists in Miami expressed concern on Sunday that an alleged drone attack on Venezuela's leader could be used by the Maduro government to embark on a new wave of repression against opposition groups in the country. Here is some of the reaction from countries around the world to Saturday's incident, which the Venezuelan government said left seven soldiers injured. Read More »

Smith College Employee Called Police On Black Student Eating Lunch

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Recording the encounter, police told Siyonbola that the caller said the person appeared "to be where they weren't supposed to be". No police report was filed in the incident, as the officer found the complaint to be unfounded. 'This incident has raised concerns in our community about bias and equity , ' diversity director Amy Huntersaid in a statement. "It just still upsets me to just talk about it because I don't even feel safe on my own campus and I'm away from home". Read More »

Former Marine's wife being deported to Mexico

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But Alejandra's calls for leniency have seemingly gone unanswered and she boarded a plane at Orlando International Airport on Friday morning bound for Mexico, where she's originally from. - The military wife and mother who has been fighting to stay in the United States has lost her battle with immigration. Juarez left Florida voluntarily to avoid being detained and plans to reside in Merida, a town that has a small community of deported military spouses that may be able to support her as ... Read More »

Fights break out between groups of demonstrators at rally in Portland

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Saturday's rally was in stark contrast with two other rallies organized by Gibson this summer that ended in bloody fistfights and riots that sent one counterprotester to the hospital with a skull fracture. Many protesters are expected to be from out of state. Patriot Prayer also has held rallies in many other cities around the U.S. West, including Berkeley, California, that have drawn violent reactions. Read More »

Man Arrested After Allegedly Taunting Yellowstone Bison In Viral Video

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A tourist shot a video of the encounter, which shows the man lunging at the massive animal while making noises and arm gestures in the middle of a paved park road. The National Park Service advises visitors to stay at least 100 yards away from bears and wolves, and at least 25 yards away from all other wildlife. Read More »

Saturday marks first-ever Barack Obama Day in IL

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An Illinois state law signed previous year marks August 4 in honor of the 44th president. A proposal for the state holiday was rejected previous year by IL lawmakers, according to NBC Chicago . "Our lunches together were a highlight of every week at the White House". Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel took a moment on Saturday to congratulate his fellow Democrat in a tweet that complimented Obama for looking "good" at 57-years-old. Read More »

China Announces Retaliatory Tariffs On $60 Billion In U.S. Goods

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He also said China was "for the first time doing poorly against us". Earlier this year, the United States also started charging levies on the imports of steel and aluminium from the European Union, Mexico, and Canada. At a regional security forum in Singapore on Saturday, Foreign Minister Wang Yi said free trade had been dealt a "heavy blow", and defended his country's actions. Read More »

Manafort Trial Day 4: Bank Fraud And Bookkeepers

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The stunning revelations from Ms. Laporta included her description of how Mr. Manafort's business associate Rick Gates pressured her to modify a loan amount to decrease his bosses' tax bill. Specifically, it pointed to a $1.5 million loan from a company called Peranova Holdings, another entity prosecutors say Manafort controlled. " Paul Manafort did not create this arrangement, and he was certainly not trying to mislead or defraud the Internal Revenue Service, " Zehnle said. Read More »

Salva Kiir: New South Sudan peace deal will not collapse

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Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir attended the signing ceremony in Sudan's capital, Khartoum . South Sudan's President Salva Kiir and opposition leader Riek Machar shake hands during peace talks in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia in June. This is why when I came sign. While Kiir said he was "committed" to the deal, he highlighted several challenges going forward, especially in accommodating a bloated government. Read More »

Trump passes on opportunity to criticize James at Ohio rally

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President Donald Trump is predicting a "tremendous victory" for OH state Sen. Troy Balderson, who is running for Congress. Both Kasich and Trump have endorsed Balderson. Trump will travel Saturday to OH to hold a rally for state Sen. Troy Balderson, who is facing Democrat Danny O'Connor, the Franklin County recorder, in Tuesday's special election to fill a vacant U.S. Read More »

California wildfires: Death toll to 7 as rapid spread continues

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Jerry Brown called on President Trump to help California fight and recover from what has been another destructive wildfire season. "The president has been pretty good on helping us in disasters so I'm hopeful", Brown said. The National Park Service said Yosemite Valley is not threatened by the fire as of Friday at noon. Workers who live in Yosemite's popular Valley region were ordered to leave Friday because of inaccessible roads. Read More »

At least 20 killed at mosque in eastern Afghanistan

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Relatives of the victims of the bombing took to the streets soon after the attack, angrily protesting the lack of security for the mosque, given how often Shi'ites are targeted in Afghanistan . United Nations researchers documented 51 such incidents, which they said left 273 people dead and another 577 injured, almost double the number of civilian casualties recorded in such attacks from 2009 to 2015. Read More »

Indonesia issues tsunami warning after 7.0 quake hits Bali

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The centre said there was no tsunami threat to Australia. An Indonesian official said at least three people have been killed after a strong quake struck the popular tourist island of Lombok. The natural disaster was felt for several seconds in neighouring Bali, about 100km away, where people ran out of houses, hotels and restaurants. Bali officials have advised that people should move away from the ocean as the tsunami warning is laid down. Read More »

7.0-magnitude earthquake hits Indonesia

Lombok, about 40km (25 miles) east of Bali, attracts tourists from around the world to its beaches and hiking trails. The quake was felt for several seconds in neighouring Bali, about 100km away, where people ran out of houses, hotels and restaurants. Read More »

Indian among three kidnapped killed in Kabul

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Last month, the Indian Embassy had condemned a fatal attack on Hindus and Sikhs that resulted in 20 deaths in Jalalabad. A police chief spokesman said that all the bodies were recovered. CNN News18 reported that according to local media, no terror group has claimed responsibility. Earlier this year six Indian engineers working in northern Afghanistan were abducted along with their driver. Read More »

And Won't Refute Claim It's the 'Enemy of the People'

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Speaking on CNN , Mr Holmes said: "Working with the press, I there is a very important function there". She also blamed the White House press corps for allowing comedian Michelle Wolf to comment on the lies Huckabee Sanders has told on behalf of the president in an act at the White House Correspondents Association dinner, which Trump supporters widely claimed focused on the press secretary's physical appearance. Read More »

Up to 20 feared dead in Swiss Alps plane crash

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The area is popular with hikers and includes a glacier. The cause of the crash is as yet unknown. Police said on Twitter that five helicopters and a large rescue mission were deployed to the scene of the accident. Police confirmed that the crashed plane was JU-Air's JU-52 HB-HOT aircraft, which aviation websites said was flying from Locarno near Switzerland's southern border to the airline's base in Duebendorf, Zurich . Read More »

Vote For Bill Lee, Reject Randy Boyd Deception

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Marsha Blackburn, who will face off against Gov. Phil Bredesen for U.S. Senate race, and Franklin-based businessman Bill Lee , who will take on Karl Dean in the governor's race. No Democrat has won statewide here since Bredesen was re-elected governor in 2006, when he clinched all 95 counties. Lee, however, did not respond in kind, and an electorate increasingly tired of the back and forth between Black, the long-time elected official, and Boyd, the former member of Tennessee Gov. Read More »

Judge Orders Trump Administration To Fully Restore DACA For Young Immigrants

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The ruling by Judge John D. Bates is a major blow to President Trump , and creates even more confusion about his immigration policy. Entire family has received "white powder" in the mail Manafort bookkeeper: He approved "every penny" on personal bills Outsider businessman wins Tennessee GOP governor's primary MORE rescinded DACA in September, a decision Bates wrote in his opinion "was arbitrary and capricious " with legal judgment that was "inadequately explained". Read More »

New WhatsApp game that may lead to death of your children

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The police in Spain also issued a warning signal, inviting users and parents of minors, not to use the Momo application in any case, because the pregnancy serious risks for themselves and their children. Do you have stories, videos or pictures you would like to share with the world? The Buenos Aires Times reports that police in Argentina are investigating whether " Momo " is linked to the suicide of a 12-year-old girl in the district of Escobar. Read More »

Will bring back Pakistan’s looted wealth, Imran Khan tells UK

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However, if the National Assembly session was called on August 12, the election of the prime minister would be held on August 15, he added. Pakistan's two former dominant political parties said on Thursday they would join forces to field their own candidate for prime minister in parliament, challenging former cricket star Imran Khan, whose party won last week's general election +. Read More »

Chinese Dissident Professor Disappears During Voice of America Radio Interview

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Sun Wenguang, a retired physics professor at Shandong University, could be heard yelling in the interview clip that the media outlet uploaded to its website. Sun was making comments in the interview that were critical of China's "dollar diplomacy"-a term used to describe Beijing's strategy of gaining alliances through giving large sums of loans and investments to foreign countries in an effort to jockey for geopolitical influence". Read More »

Judge: Trump Admin Has Sole 'Obligation' To Find Deported Parents

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To date, the ACLU says it is aware of 12 of the more than 500 parents who are in touch with attorneys and are trying to get their children back from the government. The administration says it will meet with the ACLU to discuss what information it can provide, while the ACLU requests specific details - ranging from last known phone number and copies of birth certificates - as well as volunteers to help find the parents. Read More »

AMBER Alert issued for child allegedly abducted from DC airport

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Authorities, using surveillance footage throughout the airport, believe Ma was abducted by a middle-aged Asian woman wearing a black dress. Huchler had said the person who was with the girl had helped her change clothes before the pair exited the airport's Terminal C through the arrivals level. Read More »

Israeli Druze rally against new nation-state law

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Druze leaders say the nation-state law makes them feel like second-class citizens because it doesn't mention equality or minority rights. The law has outraged Israel's Arabic-speaking minority which includes the Druze and makes up about 20 percent of the population. Read More »

Hamas Considers Cease-Fire as More Arson Balloons Land in Israel

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The vessel Freedom for Gaza was the second vessel of the " Freedom Flotilla " to be seized as it tried to "break the blockade" on Gaza, organizers said. Large turnout has also been driven by widespread desperation in Gaza, amid worsening conditions linked to the blockade. In a statement, the Israeli military said the vessel was carrying 12 people and had been taken to the port of Ashdod. Read More »

Child dies after being thrown into Hillsborough River; mother charged

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She was taken to a local hospital where she was pronounced dead. A Florida woman was arrested and charged with first-degree murder after she allegedly tossed her 4-year-old daughter into a river . A 4-year-old girl has died after apparently being thrown from a bridge on Thursday in Tampa, police said . Shakayla Denson, 26, faces the murder charges as well as aggravated child abuse and grand theft auto charges, according to the Tampa Police Department in a news release on August 2. Read More »

Omarosa lashes out at Trump, alleges 'mental decline' in new book

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The DailyMail .com obtained an excerpt from Unhinged: An Insider's Account of the Trump White House, in which Omarosa writes about watching the USA president's interview with Lest Holt last May. Omarosa Manigault-Newman and the current president of the United States have known one another for many years. He contradicted himself from one sentence to the next. Read More »

Iran's navy assembles near mouth of Persian Gulf, US 'monitoring it closely'

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The Arabian Gulf is also known as the Persian Gulf . Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard is expected to put 100 gun boats in the Persian Gulf sometime in the next 48 hours to practice "swarm" tactics simulating actions which could potentially shut down the Strait of Hormuz, where roughly 10 percent of the world's oil passes through each year, two USA officials said Wednesday. Read More »

South Korea swelters in heat wave reaching hottest on record

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The Korea Meteorological Administration says a sweltering heat wave gripped wide areas of the country on Wednesday. That's the term for when temperatures exceed 25 degrees Celsius from six p.m. More than 2,200 people were stricken with heatstroke and heat exhaustion and 28 people died from heat-related ailments between May 20 and July 30, according to data from the Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Read More »

Explosive drones detonate in 'attempt' on Venezuelan president

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Several flying objects, like drones, containing explosives were detonated close to the presidential platform and in some locations along the parade. Seven soldiers were injured but President Maduro was taken to safety. Three officials who spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to discuss the case say the incident was actually a gas tank explosion inside an apartment. Read More »

PM welcomes better visa access for Kiwis to the US - Ardern

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Ardern said she found out about the pregnancy in mid-October last year - six days before she was confirmed as Prime Minister after last year's elections. She also told the news site she would bring Neve to the United Nations General Assembly in September, where she is scheduled to speak. Ardern said ordinary folk from as far afield as the Netherlands and India have written to congratulate her. Read More »

Aussie climber rescued after a week on freezing New Zealand mountain

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RCCNZ Search and Rescue Officer Geoff Lunt said an attempt was made last night to reach the last known position of the climber. The signal from the private tracking device was picked up by a supplier in Texas. "The pilots did an incredible job to fly in and out, despite the low cloud tonight". An Aussie man has been criticised for going on a solo trek in treacherous conditions as rescue teams plan to bring him down a New Zealand mountain after spending almost a week battling sub-zero ... Read More »