• Syrian asylum-seeker allegedly uses machete to kill woman in Germany
Syrian asylum-seeker allegedly uses machete to kill woman in Germany

More than 300,000 Syrians have applied for asylum in Germany since January 2015, according to government figures. A teenager went on a rampage in a Munich mall on Friday evening, killing nine, and an Afghan teenager attacked train passengers with an axe in Bavaria, wounding five, before being shot dead by police last week.

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  • Rio Olympic Committee is probably worse than your landlord
Rio Olympic Committee is probably worse than your landlord

All of that is too bad for the athletes, but at least it puts our landlord's refusal to address the mold in the bathroom into perspective. "Obviously we get so excited for this, for the build-up and for the lead-up and getting on the plane now".

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  • Winds revive California fire, chasing thousands from homes
Winds revive California fire, chasing thousands from homes

Although the sheriff's department is still investigating, officials have said that the body was found inside a burned auto parked in a driveway. By Monday, about 10 percent of Santa Clarita's 200,000 residents had been ordered out of their homes.

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  • Dramatic footage shows tiger attacking woman in Beijing wildlife park
Dramatic footage shows tiger attacking woman in Beijing wildlife park

When she walked around to the driver's side of the vehicle, a tiger attacked and dragged her away. Just seconds later, a tiger suddenly leaps up behind her and drags her away. The other woman tried to help her but was badly injured when she was attacked by another tiger , local media reported on Sunday. The video shows the auto come to a sto...

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  • Navjot Singh Sidhu to announce joining AAP today?
Navjot Singh Sidhu to announce joining AAP today?

Asserting that he will choose Punjab a "hundred times" above any party or family, he said the BJP plucked him out of Punjab after using his popularity to win elections several times. "It meted out injustice to me and Kirtiji in a similar way", she said. "Jab Modi-sahab ki wave aayi toh virodhi to doobe, Sidhu ko bhi dubo dia (When the Modi wave c...

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  • Fire evacuation orders stay in place amid winds
Fire evacuation orders stay in place amid winds

The Monterey County Sheriff's Office ordered mandatory evacuations of the Palo Colorado area Friday night. Another wildfire burning north of Los Angeles has grown to more than 8½ square miles and there's zero containment. "Residents should leave these areas listed above immediately and be sure to take any medications, pets, (and) family valuabl...

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  • Suspicious man raises alert in Brussels, but false alarm
Suspicious man raises alert in Brussels, but false alarm

Authorities were alerted to the man's presence mostly due to him wearing such a heavy overcoat despite the sweltering heat, which has reached up to 30 degrees Celcius (86 Fahrenheit) in the past few days. "The man was spotted with a thick winter coat and wires were visible", said Police Commissioner Christian De Coninck. Bomb disposal units were ...

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  • Sanders Supporters Boo Loudly When Bernie Says to Elect Clinton
Sanders Supporters Boo Loudly When Bernie Says to Elect Clinton

Solomon said the Sanders camp would have preferred more outspoken progressive voices such as Massachusetts Sen. Sen. Sanders, as well as First Lady Michelle Obama, are scheduled to speak at the convention tonight. Like the Republican National Convention last week. Minnesota Democrats voted overwhelmingly for Sanders in the March 1 caucus, s...

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  • South Sudan: Kiir calls on his rival Machar to return to Juba
South Sudan: Kiir calls on his rival Machar to return to Juba

Days of torrential rain have created muddy roads that complicate deliveries, and the rain and crowded conditions heighten risks of disease spreading, UNHCR said. This comes after last week's Inter-governmental Authority on Development (IGAD) Council of Ministers meeting in Nairobi resolution to sent more troops in the troubled young nation to back ...

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  • Erdogan's power grab: Turkish president declares state of emergency after failed coup
Erdogan's power grab: Turkish president declares state of emergency after failed coup

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan recently suggested that Turkey may reinstate the death penalty, a measure the country abolished in 2004 as part of its effort to join the EU. Mr Gulen denies any involvement, but says he will respect the extradition order if the U.S. issues one. White House spokesperson Josh Earnest said the documents were b...

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  • Turkish soldier linked to Erdogan hotel attack captured
Turkish soldier linked to Erdogan hotel attack captured

Gulen is an influential figure in Turkey - mostly through his establishment of many private schools - and was formerly allies with Erdogan before a falling out led to a crackdown against Gulenists in influential positions. Mark Toner, deputy spokesman at the State Department, said Turkey this morning sent the State Department materials "which we ...

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  • A message left by the Munich killer showed year-long planning
A message left by the Munich killer showed year-long planning

The attacker, who took his own life, was born and brought up in the Munich area and had spent time in psychiatric care, Reuters said. "In extreme situations " like for example the terrorist attacks in Paris and Brussels " we should also be able to call upon the Bundeswehr in Germany", he said.

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  • Fine Art Linked to 1MDB Seized in Switzerland
Fine Art Linked to 1MDB Seized in Switzerland

Low has an association with Leonardo DiCaprio dating back several years and reportedly introduced the actor to Riza Aziz , the co-founder of the film's production house Red Granite Pictures and stepson of the Malaysian prime minister. Representatives of 1MDB said in a statement that the fund would cooperate. The opposition leader in Malaysia'...

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  • Corbyn right to lead party
Corbyn right to lead party

The Labour leader offered a "hand of friendship" to the MPs who have plunged the party into a summer of infighting just 10 months after he won a landslide 59.5 per cent of the vote. He said: "I could no longer tolerate the hypocrisy of him talking about a kinder, gentler politics when I knew for a fact that he had proposed using my family against m...

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  • Ken Griffey Jr put on backwards hat during Hall of Fame speech
Ken Griffey Jr put on backwards hat during Hall of Fame speech

He had stints with the Seattle Mariners (twice) and debuted with the team as a 19-year-old in 1989. "It's such an honor". He glided effortlessly around center field on his way to 10 Gold Glove Awards. Though in retrospect he should have retired, on top, after that successful '09 season, when the last image of Griffey's career would have been of h...

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  • Bernie Sanders: DNC Emails 'Outrageous' But 'Not A Shock'
Bernie Sanders: DNC Emails 'Outrageous' But 'Not A Shock'

U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, D-Fla., arrives at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa, on Saturday, to speak with students ahead of tonight's presidential debate. Tim Kaine, himself a former DNC chair. Bernie Sanders that the Florida congresswoman had tilted the scales in favor of Hillary Clinton . Sanders also reiterated that he believe...

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  • Nepal's PM quits just before no confidence vote after allies depart
Nepal's PM quits just before no confidence vote after allies depart

Oli resigned after the Maoists pulled their suport from his coalitiion government, NDTV reported . His political rivals, former Maoist rebels, called for the vote against Oli after they deserted his fragile ruling coalition, accusing him of reneging on past deals and following deadly unrest over a divisive new constitution.

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  • GOP Sen: Delegates 'Silenced' By Rules Committee, Forced To Support Trump
GOP Sen: Delegates 'Silenced' By Rules Committee, Forced To Support Trump

Marcus Anderson was a Ted Cruz supporter. That's a safe assumption, though NBC News' report added that Colorado delegate Kendal Unruh, whose "Never Trump" activism enjoyed support from Sen. The anti-Donald Trump movement was dealt a resounding defeat late Thursday night, as any realistic hopes of keeping the NY billionaire from winning the ...

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  • Turkey: Erdogan shuts down private schools, universities & trade unions
Turkey: Erdogan shuts down private schools, universities & trade unions

Turkey blames the coup attempt on the organisation of US-based preacher Fethullah Gulen whose influence runs deep in the Turkish education and legal systems. The strongman, who has ruled Turkey as either president or prime minister since 2001, has been steadily stripping the long proudly secular nation of its constitutional freedoms and increa...

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  • Brazil nabs 10 IS backers in Olympics anti-terror swoop
Brazil nabs 10 IS backers in Olympics anti-terror swoop

Moraes, however, does not seem to be particularly anxious about the two still at large, claiming "they were complete amateurs and ill-prepared...a few days ago they said they should start practicing martial arts, for example". Furthermore, one of the suspects was intending to travel overseas to establish "personal contact" with members of that te...

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