• First human case of West Nile virus reported in Montgomery County
First human case of West Nile virus reported in Montgomery County

This is the first positive test of the virus in Vanderburgh County this year. - Limit outdoor activities between dusk and dawn, when mosquitoes are most active. The CDC also said most people, between 70 and 80 percent, who become infected with West Nile virus do not develop any symptoms . Public health officials have been warning pregnant wo...

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  • Powerful quake shakes central Myanmar
Powerful quake shakes central Myanmar

The quake was felt several hundred miles away in Thailand's capital, Bangkok. An quake with a magnitude of 6.8 struck Myanmar on Wednesday, with tremors being felt in Bangladesh, India, Thailand, Laos, and China. Scientists warned last month a major quake could soon strike in a number of places in Asia, including Myanmar along with Bangladesh...

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  • American service member killed in Afghanistan
American service member killed in Afghanistan

USA forces in Afghanistan said an investigation is being conducted. The name of the USA soldier killed has not yet been released, pending family notification. There are a number of districts that the government claims are under their control, but the government is only present in the district administrative center and all around are under the con...

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  • Over a million could be displaced by Mosul offensive
Over a million could be displaced by Mosul offensive

Gluck said more than 1 million people were still believed to be living in Mosul and warned there was the potential for a "full-blown catastrophe". With the impending situation in Mosul, it is now expanding its efforts to assist hundreds of thousands more.

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  • Turkey says to fully support operation to retake Syria's Jarablus
Turkey says to fully support operation to retake Syria's Jarablus

Earlier in the month, Turkey summoned Austria's chargé d'affaires in Ankara over an Austrian newspaper's criticism of a move by Turkey to lower the age at which sexual activity with minors is considered "abuse". He was referring to the Kurdistan Workers' Party, which Turkey and its allies consider a terror organisation. "We couldn't stay inactive...

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  • US, Russia to seek Syria deal in Geneva next week
US, Russia to seek Syria deal in Geneva next week

However, he added that American officials were "not there yet" on cooperation against ISIS with Moscow, citing the Russians' tendency to bomb "moderate" Syrian opposition forces supported by the U.S. Many still remember how Russian Federation, alongside Britain, invaded and occupied Iran during World War II to secure oil fields and Allied supply li...

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  • Sen. Mark Kirk: Obama is 'Drug Dealer in Chief'
Sen. Mark Kirk: Obama is 'Drug Dealer in Chief'

The Obama administration has characterized the payment as settlement of an old debt that predated Iran's 1979 Islamic revolution. Kirk has been an outspoken critic of President Obama's dealings with Iran. Mark Kirk says President Barack Obama was "acting like the drug dealer in chief" when his administration delivered $400 million in cash to Ir...

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  • Doctors Without Borders Evacuates Teams From Hospitals In North Yemen
Doctors Without Borders Evacuates Teams From Hospitals In North Yemen

An annual United Nations report on children and armed conflict said that the Saudi-led coalition was responsible for 60% of child deaths and injuries in Yemen a year ago. Supporters of Shiite rebels, known as Houthis and Yemen's former president Ali Abdullah Saleh attend a rally to celebrate an agreement reached by Saleh and the Houthis to form...

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  • US commander skeptical of cooperation with Russia in Syria
US commander skeptical of cooperation with Russia in Syria

Lt. Gen. Stephen Townsend, a veteran of Iraq and Afghanistan and commander of the XVIII Airborne Corps based at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, echoed the warnings of the Central Intelligence Agency and the Federal Bureau of Investigation that ISIS will remain a terrorist and insurgency threat even after the fall of Mosul and Raqqa.

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  • Couple leaves nasty note for Virginia waitress; community rallies behind her
Couple leaves nasty note for Virginia waitress; community rallies behind her

Elledge said that she felt uncomfortable serving the pair because they wouldn't talk to her and only would "nod their heads". On Monday, Virginia waitress Sadie Elledge served a man and woman two gyros, sodas, and a Greek salad. Floros doesn't want the couple who stiffed Elledge to return to the eatery "unless they regret what they did", she to...

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  • Wedding bomber in Turkey may not have been child
Wedding bomber in Turkey may not have been child

But one day later, Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said after a weekly Cabinet meeting "a clue hasn't yet been found concerning the perpetrator of the attack". The authorities were also looking for two individuals said to have accompanied the suspected suicide bomber into the wedding party but who then left the scene.

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  • Prisoners ditch cigarettes and use instant NOODLES as jail currency instead
Prisoners ditch cigarettes and use instant NOODLES as jail currency instead

The ramen pot noodles, which can be bought by inmates in prison shops, have become popular as a means of barter for goods and services, such as items of clothing or cell cleaning. " One way or another, everything in prison is about money ", as stated by a soft spoken inmate in the prison sign shop called Rogers. The upshot: Where cigarettes were on...

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  • BSP leader Brajesh Pathak joins BJP
BSP leader Brajesh Pathak joins BJP

Pathak said that the state is infested with criminals who also wield power in the legislative set-up. Rejecting allegations that tickets in the BSP are sold for money, Mayawati said, "I want to ask our opponents, you say the BSP is a spent force, we are finished then why would people be so interested in buying our tickets?" According to reports, ...

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  • Villagers say college teacher killed in custody in Kashmir
Villagers say college teacher killed in custody in Kashmir

Meanwhile, Bilal Ahmed, a spokesman of the Kashmir Valley Petroleum Dealers Association, said on Thursday that fuel depots have stopped petrol and diesel supplies to dealers in Srinagar and other towns across the disputed valley. "The brutal use of force has killed at least 80 people and at least 100 have been blinded by use of pellet guns", Zakari...

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  • 30 killed, 94 hurt in wedding attack in Turkey
30 killed, 94 hurt in wedding attack in Turkey

IS suicide bombers have carried out several attacks in Istanbul this year, while Kurdish militants have hit targets in both Ankara and Istanbul . The sickening attack is the deadliest bombing this year in Turkey , which faces threats from militants at home and across the border with neighbouring Syria.

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  • Child attacker kills 51 in wedding bombing: Turkey president
Child attacker kills 51 in wedding bombing: Turkey president

The wedding targeted had a strong Kurdish presence, and was attended by members of the pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP), the group said . Turkey's president has blamed the Islamic State group for the bombing in the southeastern city of Gaziantep, near the border with Syria.

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  • Hundreds Protest Murder of LGBT Activist in Istanbul
Hundreds Protest Murder of LGBT Activist in Istanbul

Protestors are calling on authorities to find the perpetrator of the hate crime that has captured the attention of the global community. She was very calm normally but also hyperactive. Opposition MPs also attended the demonstration. Homosexuality is not illegal in Turkey, but the Turkish LGBT community has struggled recently under constant fear ...

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  • Trump to get security briefing
Trump to get security briefing

If Clinton gains access to new information as a result of a back-and-forth with intelligence officials, said Priess, the briefers would likely feel obliged to share that information with Trump to avoid "even the perception of bias". Before the briefing, Trump held a "security round table" at Trump Tower. "He wants to make sure the right people ...

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  • Iraq executes 36 suspected Islamic State militants in Camp Speicher massacre
Iraq executes 36 suspected Islamic State militants in Camp Speicher massacre

The United Nations criticized that policy earlier this month, saying that "given the weakness of the Iraqi justice system", the rushed sentences risk causing "greater injustice". The UN has expressed concern at the legal process leading to the executions, which Iraq's president has promised to speed up following last month's auto bomb in Baghdad ...

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  • Somalia vehicle bombing kills 5 at gate of regional government
Somalia vehicle bombing kills 5 at gate of regional government

My brother was injured at the scene", Halima Ismail , a local resident said . "The situation is a mess", said Ahmed Farah, a police officer. The attack in Galkayo comes just days after Somali security services captured most wanted al-Shabab commander there by US-trained commandos Danab division and arrested Abdulah al-Sudani and four other su...

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