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Devastating conflicts, violence and persecution in places like Syria and South Sudan left a record 65.6 million people uprooted from their homes by the end of 2016, the United Nations said Monday. One in every 113 people around the world has been forcibly displaced and needs protection, writes Farren Collins. The report called the large number of unaccompanied children asking for asylum a growing and unsettling development.
  • Sanders sickened at shooting by supporter

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    She and her husband broke up shortly after he was spoken to by police for discharging his rifle in their back yard. The man expressed grievances online about President Donald Trump and Republicans, but authorities said they're still working to determine a motive.
  • Policeman beaten to death by enraged crowd in Indian

    Policeman beaten to death by enraged crowd in Indian

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    Mohammed Ayub Pandith was lynched by a mob last night after he opened fire on the group which caught him clicking pictures of Jama Masjid near Nowhatta area in Srinagar . Relations in the community also worsened over the summer a year ago, when India launched a crackdown on dissent in Kashmir following the killing of separatist leader Burhan Wani by security forces.
  • President Trump claims 'vindication' from Comey testimony, calls him a 'leaker'

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    Today numerous media, including Buzzfeed and ABC, reported that, according to sources close to Trump's legal team, Kasowitz plans to file a misconduct complaint against Comey with the Justice Department's Office of the Inspector General, as well as submit a letter to the Senate Judiciary Committee about Comey's testimony and " other matters", the source said.
  • Georgia's first republican woman elected to Congress

    Georgia's first republican woman elected to Congress

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    Jan Schakowsky, D-Ill. Georgia's outcome follows similar results in Montana, Kansas and SC, where Republicans won special House races by much narrower margins than they managed as recently as November. In fact Pelosi, 77, has emerged as a favorite GOP bogeyman and was the target of a barrage of negative advertising in the Georgia House race, mocking her as a San Francisco liberal and tying her to Ossoff .
  • Donald Trump rages on Twitter over 'sad' Russian investigation, demands proof

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    Mr Trump previously claimed he was the victim of a "witch hunt" in May after Mr Mueller, a former FBI director, was appointed to lead an investigation into his campaign's alleged ties to Russian Federation. A spokesman for Mueller's team declined to comment on Wednesday. For months - President Trump made it known that he's not personally under investigation - but now it appears - that could be changing.
  • Firefighters battle blaze at low-rise building in east London

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    Footage shows black smoke billowing out of a top floor window of the tower block as the blaze rages inside. Residents are believed to have been evacuated from the building. Bethan Green Road is now closed as firefighters tackle the blaze. The fire brigade received almost 50 calls about the blaze. Tower Hamlets police said: "Police were called by the London Fire Brigade at 4.34pm pn Saturday, 24 June, to reports of a fire at a block of flats Dickinson House, E2".
  • Pelosi aides sending allies suggested tweets backing her

    Pelosi aides sending allies suggested tweets backing her

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    The apparent effectiveness of that messaging suggested to some that the 77-year-old Californian could be a liability for Democrats as they aim to regain their majority. "I am a strategic, politically astute leader", Pelosi told reporters . On Wednesday, a small group of Democrats urged Pelosi to step down as House Minority Leader, The New York Times reported.
  • Family members: Seattle mom killed by police adored her kids

    Family members: Seattle mom killed by police adored her kids

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    Tim Ryan . "This is certainly something that we have to discuss because it's clear that, I think, across the board in the Democratic Party, we need new leadership", the MA lawmaker said . And progressive activists' willingness to pour millions of dollars' worth of small-dollar online contributions into Ossoff's campaign - donations fueled nearly entirely by a desire to deal Trump a political setback - was what convinced Democrats to take the race seriously.
  • Mourners gather for USA student jailed by N Korea

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    The North Koreans said that constituted a " hostile act " - and sentenced him to 15 years of hard labor. More than 2,500 people attended his funeral, including family, friends and locals. A crowd of some 2,000 people filled a high school auditorium in Otto Warmbier's hometown of OH to celebrate his life. The exact cause of Warmbier's death remains unclear.
  • Portugal wildfires kill at least 60, including drivers trapped in cars

    Portugal wildfires kill at least 60, including drivers trapped in cars

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    More than 2,000 firefighters were battling Monday to contain the fires after one of Portugal's deadliest tragedies in decades. By Sunday afternoon, five blazes were raging in central Portugal , he said . At their height, 156 forest fires drew almost 1,700 firefighters to try to contain them. He said it was thought to have been sparked by a lightning strike.