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Fiji ready to party over first Olympic medal

He may have been almost 12,000 kilometres away from Rio when the final whistle blew, but New Zealander Jeremy Manning felt very much a part of ...

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Cannes mayor bans 'Burkini' swimsuits, cites public order concerns

France extended its state of emergency following on from several terror attacks - most recently in Nice, which is near Cannes. Tensions are ru...

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Japan to fund $2.4bn railway in Philippines

It also said China has violated the Philippines' sovereign rights in the latter's exclusive economic zone, in part by pursuing large-scale land ...

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Turkey issues Hakan Sukur arrest warrant in aftermath of failed coup

Gulen denies such a group exists and accusations he was the mastermind behind the coup. In 2011 he was elected as an MP for Turkey's Justice a...

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Judge Quashes 'Making A Murderer' Conviction

Dassey was 16 when Halbach was killed in 2005. The uncle - who maintains his innocence - had previously served 18 years for a rape he did not ...

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Self-Proclaimed Neighborhood Watchman Kills Unarmed Black Man

Copley: We've got a bunch of hoodlums out here racing. "I'm going to bury my child", Simone Butler-Thomas told reporters today through tear...

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Turkish jets attack PKK in northern Iraq after attacks

At least seven civilians have been killed in two separate bomb attacks blamed on Kurdistan Workers' party ( PKK ) militants in south-east Turkey...

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Aberdeen's Katherine Grainger becomes Britain's top female Olympian

But after a bad season she and Thornley were outsiders, and have every right to hold their heads up high for turning things around to claim a me...

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Ex-Trump staffer sues campaign, alleges gun incident in North Carolina

Harding went on to say Phillip was a good family man who did not carry a gun. In response, the Trump Campaign neither terminated nor suspended P...

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Macy's Boosting Online Investment & Will Close 100 Stores

Macy's said the store closures could result in the loss of about $1 billion in sales, even after accounting for shoppers who would go online an...

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China Sets Up New Lab to Study South China Sea Resources

He also said that despite tensions over South China Sea conflict and other territorial and other issues, both India and Vietnam would want...

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Sebastian County Sheriff's Deputy Dies After Being Shot, Suspect In Custody

Hackett Police Chief Darrell Spells, age unavailable, was grazed in the temple by a bullet, Mayor Leroy Stephens said. A vigil was held in Seb...

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Former aide in text: Christie 'flat out lied' in bridge case

The exchange between Renna and Peter Sheridan , a campaign staffer, was revealed in a court filing by ex-Port Authority of NY and New Jersey De...

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7 soldiers wounded in southeastern Turkey

The blast killed three people and wounded at least 30 people - including five children. In the region's largest city, Diyarbakir, a auto bomb ...

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Minister: threat of military coup in Turkey not over yet

At an event for foreign investors at the presidential palace in Ankara, Erdogan said: "The West is supporting terrorism and taking sides with ...

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Geraint Thomas to race Rio Olympic time trial for Team GB

Four-time world champion Cancellara was riding in his final Olympics. Thomas believes that he falls into a group of riders who can also chal...

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Turkish, Russian officials to discuss solution for Syria

Russian-British ties have been strained by the 2006 poisoning death of ex-Russian spy Alexander Litvinenko, the Ukraine crisis and other issues....

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Turkish admiral 'seeks asylum' in U.S. after failed coup

The asylum bid of Turkish Navy Rear Adm. Mustafa Ugurlu is the first known such case involving a Turkish military officer in the United States...

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United Kingdom watchdog pushes for open banking revolution

After two years, the report stated traditional retail banks were not doing enough to ensure the consumer is receiving the best possible deal, an...

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Texas Confirms First Zika-Associated Death

Last month Texas reported the state's first case of microcephaly linked to Zika , also a Harris County infant. Her baby acquired the virus whi...

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One of the World's Longest Hunger Strikes Comes to an End

Irom Sharmila ate on Tuesday for the first time in almost 16 years. " Irom Sharmila's hunger strike over the last 16 years has been a tes...

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Syrian official seeks to reassure residents in Aleppo

But, fierce fighting and continuous Russian and Syrian air strikes in and around the Ramousah area, means no safe passage for besieged east Ale...

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Carli Lloyd just keeps on being Carli Lloyd at the Olympics

France beat Colombia 4-0 to open group play, before posting a 1-0 loss to the USA. The US women are already through to the last eight of t...

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ANC shaken to core as South African voters look beyond race

The DA could be announcing a coalition partner "by Wednesday" in the four metros it stands to govern, after slicing the ANC's majority vote in N...

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South Africa's ruling party faces biggest election challenge

In the victory of the Nelson Mandela, gulf will be give the DA control of its second major city, and shows confidence that they would beat in th...

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