• Norwegian Oil, Gas Plants Restart after Ship Collision

    Norwegian Oil, Gas Plants Restart after Ship Collision

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    The collision occurred in a western Norway fjord as the KNM Helge Ingstad was returning from North Atlantic Treaty Organisation exercises, with 137 people aboard. The frigate was lying in the water nearly on its side with its stern under the water. The Equinor Sture oil shipment terminal, from which the oil tanker left fully loaded, was closed as a precautionary measure but reopened Thursday.
  • Melbourne attack: Man arrested after fire and stabbings

    Melbourne attack: Man arrested after fire and stabbings

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    Horrifying mobile phone footage posted on social media showed a man lunging at police officers with a knife as a vehicle was engulfed in flames nearby. "He was face down, face down, and there was a lot of blood", he said. But some bystanders risked their own lives to help police stop the attacker. "They didn't know what to do because obviously in that situation it is pretty insane".
  • Father Of Son Killed In Thousand Oaks Mass Shooting: ‘Absolutely Heart-Wrenching’

    Father Of Son Killed In Thousand Oaks Mass Shooting: ‘Absolutely Heart-Wrenching’

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    He was totally committed, he gave his all, ' Sheriff Geoff Dean told reporters at the scene last night. Police say Ian David Long , a Marine Corps veteran and resident of Thousand Oaks, was the shooter. They responded to a call at a house in April where the suspect was acting irrationally. But it had an extended magazine - one capable of holding more ammunition - that is illegal in California , Dean said.
  • Michiana to join nationwide protest after Sessions' forced resignation

    Michiana to join nationwide protest after Sessions' forced resignation

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    Mr Sessions removed himself from the probe after Democrats accused him of failing to disclose contacts he had had with the Russian ambassador as a senior adviser to Mr Trump's campaign. Whitaker now becomes Mueller's new boss and judging by past statements he will be sympathetic towards Trump. I've known Jeff for a long time. "Committees of the United States Congress are conducting investigations parallel to those of the special counsel's office, and preservation of records is critical ...
  • Trump just turned CNN's Jim Acosta into a martyr

    Trump just turned CNN's Jim Acosta into a martyr

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    When an intern tried to take the mic from Acosta to let the next reporter ask a question, he continued needling the president, who finally called him a "rude, bad person". After taking criticism for the gross mischaracterization of events, Sanders proceeded to tweet a video of the event as evidence of Acosta's "inappropriate behaviour".
  • Deaths feared as wildfire engulfs North California town

    Deaths feared as wildfire engulfs North California town

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    Earlier, at 8 p.m., the Butte County Sheriff's Office issued evacuation orders for the area on both sides of Oro Chico Highway from Durham Dayton north to Estates Drive. Cal Fire spokesman Scott McClean said the fire is burning toward the city of Chico but he's "not necessarily" concerned the fire will breach the city limits.
  • Trump says 'too bad' to Republican losers who refused to embace him

    Trump says 'too bad' to Republican losers who refused to embace him

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    They could now launch investigations into Mr Trump's administration and business affairs, from tax returns to potential conflicts of interest. Russian President Vladimir Putin denies any involvement in Trump's election victory, and the Kremlin shrugged off concerns that a Democratic-controlled House would increase pressure on Russia.
  • Can the new U.S. attorney general shut down the Mueller probe?

    Can the new U.S. attorney general shut down the Mueller probe?

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    If Mr Whitaker chose to fire Mr Mueller, he would need to inform the special counsel in writing of the specific reason for his termination. The replacement raises questions about the future of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into possible collusion between Russian Federation and Trump's 2016 presidential campaign and obstruction of justice.
  • Security tight as 'El Chapo' Guzman trial set to open in Brooklyn

    Security tight as 'El Chapo' Guzman trial set to open in Brooklyn

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    At pretrial hearings leading to the trial, heavily armed federal officers and bomb-sniffing dogs patrolled outside. The Mexican drug lord is accused of running the world's most powerful drug cartel. Arely Gómez González, Mexico's attorney general at the time , said the search drew few valuable clues until Guzman reached out to actors and producers and began planning a movie about his life.
  • China Hosts Import Expo, Pledges to Buy More

    China Hosts Import Expo, Pledges to Buy More

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    The ministry said at a CIIE press conference that the number of companies from Belt and Road countries accounts for almost one third of all firms attending the expo. The American president has this year targeted allies and adversaries alike, threatening tariffs on all of China's exports, proposing levies on European car-makers and saying he could leave the WTO, which he has described as "unfair".
  • India, China Among Eight Countries Allowed to Buy Iranian Oil: Mike Pompeo

    India, China Among Eight Countries Allowed to Buy Iranian Oil: Mike Pompeo

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    The Russian diplomat says the sanctions go against global law and practices, and that the USA government's "policies of issuing an ultimatum and making unilateral moves are unacceptable these days". Iran can only use this money for humanitarian trade or bilateral non-sanctioned goods, the Secretary of State asserted. Oil prices fell on Tuesday, with US crude futures sliding to an eight-month low, a day after Washington granted sanction waivers to top buyers of Iranian oil and as Iran said ...
  • 78 students kidnapped from Presbyterian school: Cameroon governor

    78 students kidnapped from Presbyterian school: Cameroon governor

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    In the video, the kidnappers force several of the young male students to give their names and the names of their parents. Men who identified themselves as the kidnappers told the children of the conditions for their release. Anglophone secessionists have imposed curfews and closed schools as part of their protest against Biya's French-speaking government and its perceived marginalisation of the English-speaking minority, although they had never kidnapped children before.
  • O'Rourke drops f-bomb on live TV during concession to Cruz

    O'Rourke drops f-bomb on live TV during concession to Cruz

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    In North Texas, early voting results had O'Rourke with a strong lead in Dallas County with 65.7% compared to Cruz's 33.68%. Cody Fenwick is a reporter and editor. "It's the time for choosing". We know that the hard-left right now, they're angry. "They're filled with rage and hatred for the president". He raked in donations from across the country and even set a new record for Senate campaign fundraising by collecting more than US$38 million in the three-month period from July through ...
  • Utah mayor, guard member killed by trainee in Afghanistan

    Utah mayor, guard member killed by trainee in Afghanistan

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    The wounded service member is undergoing medical treatment and is in stable condition. Mileski replaced Taylor on the Utah Transit Authority Board of Trustees, another post Taylor had held, when he deployed to Afghanistan. A week ago, Taylor urged Americans to vote in Tuesday's congressional elections, saying he hoped "whether the Republicans or the Democrats win, that we all remember that we have far more as Americans that unites us than divides us".
  • Early Voting Turnout Exceeds That of Four Years Ago

    Early Voting Turnout Exceeds That of Four Years Ago

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    Voters in Ohio should also be prepared to provide ID. As of Friday afternoon, state numbers show returned ballots are about 96 percent of the way to the 2014 totals . Though still outnumbered by more than 2 to 1 in terms of registered voters, county Democrats appear be making some strides in pushing turnout. "There's been a really big push", he said.
  • Turkey exempt from U.S. sanctions on Iranian oil

    Turkey exempt from U.S. sanctions on Iranian oil

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    The US sanctions on Iran's petroleum sector are scheduled to go into effect Monday. "It can't handle oil in any serious volume", said Henry Rome, a specialist on Iran sanctions for the Washington-based Eurasia Group consultancy. Trump was, of course, referring to reimposing sanctions against Iran that had been lifted as part of an Obama-era nuclear agreement. The threat of sanctions has seen the Iranian rial plummet and business owners have said they are afraid of what they will do to the ...
  • Trump expects 'very good' trade deal with China

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    Trump, in a tweet after their discussion, said he planned for the two leaders to meet at the G20 summit in Argentina later this month. China has been hurt over the past months and is having a "hard time" due to strong steps taken by the United States against it over trade, USA president Donald Trump has claimed .
  • Prominent Pakistani cleric, known as godfather of Taliban, assassinated in Rawalpindi

    Prominent Pakistani cleric, known as godfather of Taliban, assassinated in Rawalpindi

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    A security guard of Sami ul Haq also has sustained serious injury, the report said. The number of attackers involved also remained unclear. "They first started hitting Sami ul-Haq with knives and daggers and then shot him dead", he said. He added that the West never gave the Taliban a chance to implement its system. A prominent Pakistani religious scholar and the leader of Jamiat Ulema-e-Islami Sami party Maulana Samiul Haq has been assassinated.
  • Seven Killed in Attack on Coptic Christians Bus in Egypt

    Seven Killed in Attack on Coptic Christians Bus in Egypt

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    A security official confirmed the attack in the central province of Minya, adding that there were "dead and wounded". No group claimed responsibility for the attack. Church spokesman Bouls Halim said the death toll in Friday's attack was expected to rise. The military offensive - Dubbed "Sinai 2018" - has killed more than 450 jihadists, while about 30 Egyptian soldiers have been killed during this year's operation.