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The unidentified truck driver witness, who told police he has 15 years' experience as an emergency service worker, said he did not expect anyone to walk away from the crash. Tania Chikwature, 32, arrives at court., Magistrates Court, Peterborough 10/04/2017. Chikwature, of Coventry, was jailed for 12 weeks for driving with excess alcohol, and 26 weeks for risky driving, to be served concurrently.
  • Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley resigns amid sex scandal

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    A person who has spoken to Bentley tells The Associated Press says he plans to resign. I need you. I want you. Inaugurated in 1987 as Alabama's first Republican governor since Reconstruction, Guy Hunt was a Primitive Baptist preacher and probate judge who rode a Democratic implosion into office during the Reagan era.
  • North Korea calls US aircraft carrier dispatch outrageous

    North Korea calls US aircraft carrier dispatch outrageous

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    Trump met last week with Chinese President Xi Jinping at the USA leader's Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida, where the threat of a nuclear-armed North Korea was high on the agenda. The North, for its part, continues to justify its missile program as protection against a perceived threat from the USA, which routinely carries out military exercises with its southern rival.
  • Movement of US Navy strike group a reaction to North Korea - McMaster

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    On the night of the Chinese President's arrival, a U.S. airstrike on an airbase in Syria was launched on Thursday in response to a suspected chemical weapons attack. North Korea said on Saturday U.S. missile strikes against a Syrian airfield on Friday were "an unforgivable act of aggression" that showed its decision to develop nuclear weapons was "the right choice a million times over".
  • Venezuela opposition leader banned from office for 15 years

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    A march against the ban of a top opposition official turned violent, as police confronted the demonstrators. The teen, Jairo Ortizo, died from a gunshot wound when National Guard troops tried to disperse crowds of protesters who had blocked a road on the outskirts of Caracas, authorities said.
  • US, Mexico, Canada launch bid for soccer's 2026 World Cup

    US, Mexico, Canada launch bid for soccer's 2026 World Cup

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    The federations of Canada, Mexico and the United States announced on Saturday that their respective presidents will make an "historic announcement" at One World Observatory atop the One World Trade Center in downtown New York City. The proposal calls for 60 of the 80 World Cup games to take place in the USA, while Mexico and Canada would get only 10 each. What's more, the proposal calls for the U.S.to stage every game from the quarterfinals onward.
  • DHS chief: Border wall unlikely to stretch from 'sea to shining sea'

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    He did not address that group during his testimony Wednesday. He gave as examples the mother being sick or addicted to drugs. But he said separation would not be routine. The number of undocumented immigrants captured along the USA southern border plummeted for a second consecutive month under President Trump, raising the possibility that his hardline stance on immigration could be deterring people from trying enter the country illegally.
  • Syria expresses condolences over terror attacks in Egypt

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    Alexandria's St Mark's Cathedral, the historical seat of Christianity in Egypt , was targeted several hours later, killing at least 16 people and injuring 31, the Independent reported . Survivors of the twin suicide bombings that targeted Coptic churches in Egypt Sunday, leaving 44 dead and more than 100 injured, described a scene panic and uncertainty immediately after the blasts.
  • United States, Canada and Mexico to bid for 2026 World Cup

    United States, Canada and Mexico to bid for 2026 World Cup

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    U.S. Soccer President Sunil Gulati, Canadian Soccer Association President Victor Montagliani and Mexican Football Federation President Decio de Maria gathered on the 102nd floor of One World Trade Center to make the announcement which hopes to see the tournament return to the CONCACAF region for the first time since the U.S.
  • Russia bans image of Putin in drag, labeling it 'extremist' material

    Russia bans image of Putin in drag, labeling it 'extremist' material

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    This week, Russia's Justice Ministry quietly designated the image as "extremist" material, employing the government's supposed anti-terrorism powers to ban it from being circulated or displayed in Russian Federation. V. Tsvetkov originally uploaded to the Russian social network Vkontakte back in 2014, was deemed extremist. The images featured hostile postings about immigrants and soldiers in Nazi uniform.
  • Lawyer says Trump administration moved to squelch testimony on Russia

    Lawyer says Trump administration moved to squelch testimony on Russia

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    The Senate intelligence committee is doing its own investigation, and since late July the FBI has been conducting a counterintelligence investigation into Russia's meddling and possible coordination with the Trump campaign. NEW DELHI (AP) - Former U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney has criticized Russia's alleged interference in the U.S. presidential election, calling it a hostile act.