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    • Floods in China leave more than 150 dead, 100 missing
      Torrential rains that have swept through China have killed at least 154 people and left 124 missing, officials said on Saturday. Most of the casualties reported are from a northern province where villagers complained about lack of warning before a deadly flash flood. The rains, which began on Monday, have flooded streams, triggered landslides and […]
    • IS attack on Afghan protest kills at least 80, wounds 231
      At least 80 people were killed and another 231 wounded in the Afghan capital on Saturday, when a suicide bomber detonated his explosives-packed clothing among a large crowd of demonstrators, officials and witnesses said. In a statement issued by its news agency, Aamaq, the Islamic State group claimed responsibility for the attack on a protest […]
    • Zimbabwe slams 'traitorous' statement against Mugabe
      The government of Zimbabwe has lashed out at an anonymous group of war veterans for their open criticism of President Robert Mugabe, saying authors of the controversial communiqué will not go unpunished. “Government ... dismisses the said traitorous so-called communiqué, which is treasonable in the constitutional democracy that Zimbabwe is,” said...
    • Pak-based terror groups target India's interests in Afghanistan: Envoy
      United Nations, July 23: Pakistan-based terror groups such as LeT, the Taliban, JeM and al-Qaeda target India's interests and goals in Afghanistan and pursue other objectives like creating sanctuaries and safe havens in tribal areas between Kabul and Islamabad, the Afghan ......
    • 9 killed; police give all-clear, say suspect dead in Munich
      An 18-year-old German-Iranian man opened fire in a crowded Munich shopping mall and a nearby McDonald’s on Friday night, killing nine people and wounding 16 others before killing himself, the chief of police in the Bavarian capital said. Munich police chief Hubertus Andrae told a news conference early on Saturday that the suspect was a […]
    • Clinton Chooses Virginia Senator Tim Kaine as Vice Presidential Running Mate
      Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has named Virginia Senator Tim Kaine as her vice presidential running mate. Kaine is a veteran Democratic politician who describes himself as "boring." He also is a moderate, who has the potential to attract voters repelled by Donald Trump and those who may have a hard time fully embracing Clinton. […]
    • At RNC, Did Sen. Cruz Lose or Did He Trump Donald Trump?
      Article by WN.com Correspondent Dallas Darling After finishing second in a heated and tumultuous primary race filled with slander and false accusations, Texas’ Sen. Ted Cruz, a fiery Evangelical and Constitutionalist known for leading filibusters in the Senate, came to the Republican National Convention (RNC) to bury the hatchet once and for all. Once and […]
    • Russian warplanes targeted US, British outpost in Syria: report
      WASHINGTON: Russian warplanes bombed a remote outpost in Syria used by elite US and British forces last month as well as another site linked to the CIA, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday. The Journal, which cited US officials as its source, said...
    • Tanzania bans sexual lubricants in crackdown on gays
      Dar Es Salaam: The Tanzanian government has banned imports and sales of sexual lubricants in its latest move targeting the gay community, officials say. Health Minister Ummy Mwalimu justified the move on the grounds that the product...
    • Ginsburg And Trump Give New Meaning To Attacking And Packing SCOTUS
      Article by WN.com Correspondent Dallas Darling When Alexander Hamilton wrote in The Federalist the judiciary would be the least dangerous branch of government, specifically since it lacked “the power of the executive branch and the political passions of the legislature,” he probably never imagined how a furious exchange would someday occur, such as the recent […]
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