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  • Spain could overtake Greece in migrant sea arrivals

    Spain could overtake Greece in migrant sea arrivals

    Spain could overtake Greece this year in the number of migrants arriving by sea, the International Organization for Migration (IOM ) said Thursday, using boats and even jet-skis. IOM figures showed that 121 migrant deaths were registered along the Spanish route in 2017, while Italy saw 96,861 arrivals in the same period, with 2,242 deaths registered on that route.

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  • Eric Bolling sues over claims he sent penis photos

    Eric Bolling sues over claims he sent penis photos

    The summons, which was filed Wednesday in NY state court, says Bolling is seeking both damages and injunctive relief arising from Ali's efforts to injure his reputation through "intentional and/or highly reckless publication of actionable false and misleading statements" about his conduct and character.

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  • Child found dead in van at day care, Orlando Police say

    Child found dead in van at day care, Orlando Police say

    I took care of my kids". Authorities are still demanding answers, but as of now, an Orlando, Fla ., day care van driver will face criminal charges after a child was found dead inside the vehicle at the end of an extremely hot summer day. At least 31 other children in the US, including four in Florida, have died after being left in hot cars this year, WKMG-tv reports. The van is used by the day care centre to pick children up and drop them off at their homes.

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  • Israeli jets hit Hamas targets in Gaza after rocket strike

    Israeli jets hit Hamas targets in Gaza after rocket strike

    Missiles and rockets are periodically fired into Israel, generally by hardline Palestinian Islamist groups opposed to Hamas. Last month, a rocket from Gaza landed in an open area in the Sha'ar Hanegev Regional Council. One of the injured was a 26-year-old man who was hit in the head by shrapnel. The Israeli side usually blames the Palestinian Hamas movement, which rules the Gaza Strip, for the attacks carried out from the territory of the Gaza Strip.

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  • Russia Hopes for Continuation of Contacts With US Over Syrian Settlement

    Russia Hopes for Continuation of Contacts With US Over Syrian Settlement

    Washington cites the conflict as a key obstacle to improved relations between Russian Federation and the United States . "We felt that our American counterparts need to keep the dialogue open", Lavrov said. The House of the Representatives and the US Congress legislated the sanctions law which was signed by President Donald Trump . Deep differences between the US and Russian Federation remain, Tillerson said, although he added that the two nations still have important security ...

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  • Powerball And Mega Millions Jackpots Both Top $300M

    Powerball And Mega Millions Jackpots Both Top $300M

    The Mega Millions jackpot, which will be drawn Tuesday, is an estimated $346 million, the game's highest jackpot since someone won a $540 million jackpot July 8, 2016 on a ticket sold in Indiana. Powerball tickets can be purchased up until 10 p.m. on the day of the drawing. The most recent big Mega Millions win - $536 million in July 2016 - was the third-largest in the game's history, and the seventh-largest in USA history.

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  • BCC comments on Bank of England's 'Super Thursday'

    BCC comments on Bank of England's 'Super Thursday'

    While the rate decision itself wasn't particularly surprising, the Bank struck a relatively relaxed tone with growth forecasts revised moderately lower and inflation projections still looking relatively benign. Growth in 2018 is also expected to slow from 1.7% to 1.6%. Policymakers also voted to withdraw part of the mammoth economy-boosting package unleashed a year ago in the aftermath of Brexit.

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  • Venezuela reinstates opposition leader's house arrest

    Venezuela reinstates opposition leader's house arrest

    Maduro's former foreign minister Delcy Rodriguez , who now heads the Constituent Assembly, had vowed to go after those seen to be behind months of anti-government protests. It was also widely dismissed as illegitimate by the global community, who saw it as a way for Maduro to bypass the legitimate Parliament - the National Assembly - which is now controlled by the right-wing opposition.

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  • Flash flood concerns persist in Southern California

    Flash flood concerns persist in Southern California

    A flash flood warning was also issued until 9:45 p.m.in central Merrimack County. Friday , Aug. 4 - Mostly sunny, with a high near 98. Thunderstorms and a Flash Flood Watch on Wednesday brought concern to the areas recently burned by the Alamo and Whittier fires.

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  • Teen texting manslaughter verdict could face a legal challenge

    Teen texting manslaughter verdict could face a legal challenge

    Delivering his verdict in June, Moniz said that Carter's actions constituted "wanton and reckless conduct" when she instructed Roy to get back in his truck despite knowing that it was a toxic environment "inconsistent with human life". After meeting in 2012 while both were on family vacations in Florida, Carter and Roy started exchanging a string of text messages that went on for nearly two years.

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  • 3.3 magnitude quake rattles residents in Oklahoma City metro

    3.3 magnitude quake rattles residents in Oklahoma City metro

    The fourth natural disaster was reported 3:45 p.m. Wednesday and was a 3.3 magnitude. The U.S. Geological Survey initially reported the 4.4-magnitude tremor was detected at 9:56 p.m. This left around 1900 customers in the dark until crews could fix the stations and restore power. The quake was the sharpest of six tremors detected in the Edmond area over a 24 hour period.

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  • Lawyer in Fox suit seeks to depose Trump, Spicer

    Lawyer in Fox suit seeks to depose Trump, Spicer

    This theory, in turn, would help dispel speculation that the Trump campaign was aided by the Russian government and possibly colluded with the latter - a matter now under investigation by independent counsel Robert Mueller. Rich, 27, was shot to death July 10, 2016 in what Washington police say was a random robbery attempt. "But don't feel the pressure", Butowsky wrote in a text message to Wheeler , according to the filing.

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  • Armed Moscow Court Break Try Leaves 3 Alleged Gangsters Dead

    Armed Moscow Court Break Try Leaves 3 Alleged Gangsters Dead

    As a result, three suspects were killed on the scene, two more were wounded, while one of the National Guards' officers sustained a gun wound in a shoulder. Five men were standing trial at a Moscow courthouse where a shooting occurred in the building. They are charged with 17 murders, two attempted murders, banditry, plunder, illegal production and possession of weapons as well as with stealing documents.

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  • Body Found in Freezer at Ohio Home

    Body Found in Freezer at Ohio Home

    On Sunday, Katrina Layton , 34, was also arrested and may also be charged with abuse of a corpse, as well as obstructing justice. On Saturday, his wife opened the freezer and discovered the remains. Novoa and Layton are being held on a $1m (£760,000) bond each. The freezer was moved from a location in Youngstown, an adjacent OH city, to their home.

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  • At least 29 killed in Afghan Shiite mosque attack

    At least 29 killed in Afghan Shiite mosque attack

    Some of the injured are said to be in critical condition, Press TV reported. On July 24, over two dozen people were killed and more than 40 wounded after a auto bomb attack claimed by the Taliban struck a bus transporting government employees through a Shiite neighborhood in the capital Kabul .

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  • Topeka weather for Monday, July 31, 2017

    Topeka weather for Monday, July 31, 2017

    Sunday will be more of the same with a chance of thunderstorms and a high of 82 and a low of 60. Light and variable wind becoming south southeast around 6 miles per hour in the afternoon. Mostly sunny. Highs near 90. Lows will be in the mid-70s with a 50 percent chance of rain. Wednesday night - A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11 p.m.

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