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Semi-autonomous Hong Kong has seen two months of protests and clashes triggered by opposition to a planned extradition law that quickly evolved into a wider movement for democratic reforms. Rallies began, today, one in Tseung Kwan O, a quiet residential district in eastern Hong Kong that lies across the harbor from the city's main island, a quiet residential district in eastern Hong Kong that lies across the harbor from the city's main island, and another, across the harbour on the ...
  • Hundreds detained during Moscow election protest

    Hundreds detained during Moscow election protest

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    Phalanxes of helmeted riot police linked arms and swept people away on Saturday as activists gathered on Pushkin Square to rally against the exclusion of independent and opposition candidates from the Moscow city council election. Some 828 people have been detained during the protests today and 89 were arrested in the space of just one hour. Activists say the Russian constitution allows them to freely protest.
  • Multiple deaths reported in mass shooting in Dayton, Ohio

    Multiple deaths reported in mass shooting in Dayton, Ohio

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    The shooter wore body armor, Decker said. No officers were injured, Carper said. In what Carper called a "very short timeline of violence", the shooter used what police called a "long gun". Jaime Esparza also appeared at the briefing to say the suspect faces multiple charges of capital murder and Esparza plans to seek the death penalty. On Friday, Gilroy Police Chief Scot Smithee confirmed the Gilroy Garlic Festival shooter died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head.
  • 'As many as' 10 killed in reported mass shooting in Ohio

    'As many as' 10 killed in reported mass shooting in Ohio

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    In a second tweet he added, "God bless the people of El Paso Texas". DeWine said he had been briefed on the Dayton shooting by the Ohio Department of Public Safety. Carper said that police are investigating whether the suspect acted alone. Police believe there was only one shooter. Law enforcement authorities have identified the Dayton shooter.
  • Ten people, including suspected assailant, killed in Dayton, Ohio shooting

    Ten people, including suspected assailant, killed in Dayton, Ohio shooting

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    Nine victims were critically injured. President Donald Trump has been briefed on the shooting and praised law enforcement's speedy response in a tweet Sunday morning. A total of 10 people were killed, including the assailant. According to Dayton Police, some officers were in the area at the time and "were able to respond and put an end to it quickly".
  • Indian troops martyr seven more youth in occupied Kashmir

    Indian troops martyr seven more youth in occupied Kashmir

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    The Foreign Office yesterday issued new advice to avoid all travel to Jammu and Kashmir , adding: "There is a risk of unpredictable violence, including bombings, grenade attacks, shootings and kidnapping". Photographs issued to the media showed the bodies lying on the Indian side of the LoC. On Saturday, the army had claimed to have foiled seven militants after foiling a BAT action at Keran sector.
  • 'LEGO BLOCK': Military called in to stop dam collapsing and flooding town

    'LEGO BLOCK': Military called in to stop dam collapsing and flooding town

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    Residents have been allowed to visit their homes throughout today (Saturday, August 3) to retrieve vital items such as medication and stranded pets- but only for 15 minutes. We're still at risk and obviously are taking a precautionary approach as we want to maintain public safety. Johnson met with some Whaley Bridge residents who had been forced to evacuate to nearby Chapel-en-le-Frith.
  • Trump defends stance on China trade after new tariffs

    Trump defends stance on China trade after new tariffs

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    He also wants to cut America's trade deficit with China, which he says is hurting U.S. manufacturing. 'It can be lifted in stages so we're starting at 10% and it can be lifted up to well beyond 25 per cent , Trump said. "China has taken advantage of trade". Chinese manufacturers produce 42 per cent of apparel and 69 per cent of footwear purchased in the U.S., Lamar said.
  • Any discussion on Kashmir, will only be with Pakistan, bilaterally: Jaishankar

    Any discussion on Kashmir, will only be with Pakistan, bilaterally: Jaishankar

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    Donald Trump was referring to his last week's meeting with Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan , wherein he offered to help to resolve the Kashmir issue. Earlier in the day, Minister for Kashmir Affairs Ali Amin Gandapur had said that India was conspiring to change demography in occupied Kashmir. The formulation, seemingly a refinement of Washington's hands-off policy n Kashmir over the past two decades, appeared to stem from Trump's recent meeting with Pakistani's Prime Minister Imran ...
  • Nigel Farage says Donald Trump's 'go back' comment was 'genius'

    Nigel Farage says Donald Trump's 'go back' comment was 'genius'

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    Frazier appeared in court on Friday and had his bond set at $10,000. Before he came in, there were speeches from his son, Donald Trump , Jr., Gov. Mike DeWine and Vice President Mike Pence. Last month, at a campaign rally in Greenville, North Carolina, the crowd responded to Trump's attacks on Omar, who was born in Somalia, with chants of "Send her back!" Since his address to the UN General Assembly last September, Trump has been alleging that China does not want to see him re-elected ...