• Mugabe wants Olympic team members arrested

    Mugabe wants Olympic team members arrested

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    People's anger and desperation are real ... A man carries a street sign named after Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe during a demonstration organized by opposition parties in Harare , Zimbabwe, August 26, 2016. Observers say the pressure on Mugabe, Africa's oldest leader, and the ruling Zanu-PF party is enormous. Trouble started when police denied the parties under Nera and Code permission to march on the false pretext that the number of people that would turn up was too high.
  • Medics treat Ohio middle schoolers who ate extra-hot peppers

    Medics treat Ohio middle schoolers who ate extra-hot peppers

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    As per the police, all involved students ingested the peppers voluntarily they weren't forced to do the same. Of the worst-affected pupils, five were taken to hospital and 40 were given treatment. A jalapeno pepper ranges just between 1,000 and 20,000 Scoville units. The Bhut Jolokia pepper has a Scoville rating of over one million units - compared to the 8,000 held by Tabasco sauce.
  • US, Russia talks on Syria to go into Monday; no deal yet

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    There remained "a couple of tough issues" to deal with, he said, declining to give details. A senior State Department official said the talks faltered on Saturday when Russian Federation pulled back from agreement on issues the USA negotiators believed had been settled.
  • Minnesotans meet Wetterling news with relief, grief

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    Danny Heinrich, 53, led law enforcement to Jacob Wetterling's remains. Jacob Wetterling is a boy who disappeared in 1989 at the age of 11; 27 years later, on September 3, his remains were confirmed to have finally been found, although authorities have so far chosen not to disclose how or where the remains were uncovered.
  • Another Congo virus case detected in Balochistan

    Another Congo virus case detected in Balochistan

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    Doctors at Fatima Jinnah Chest and TB hospital said that Abdul Wali, 14, was brought from Pishin to Quetta after complaining of bleeding from nose and mouth. The Fatima Jinnah General and Chest Hospital is the only centre in Balochistan to treat Congo virus, where patients from Afghanistan are also treated.
  • Duterte off to first ASEAN summit

    Duterte off to first ASEAN summit

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    SENATOR Alan Peter Cayetano will join President Rodrigo Duterte in his trip to Laos this week, a Palace official said Sunday. Leaders of the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations instead limit themselves to reiterating their concerns over developments in the disputed sea without mentioning China by name, according to the source.
  • Voting in Hong Kong gets under way for crucial election

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    The disappearance past year of five local men who sold books critical of the ruling Communist Party drew global protests after they were revealed to be in the custody of mainland Chinese authorities. Your vote is a vote of confidence in Hong Kong . Veteran Hong Kong movie actress and Cantopop star Deanie Ip said Law was an inspiration. "Nowadays it seems that if you speak out, that makes you a bad person, and I have a problem with that", she said.
  • Obama talks climate change during Midway Atoll visit

    Obama talks climate change during Midway Atoll visit

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    Obama, who touched down in Hangzhou just after 2 p.m. local time (2 a.m. ET), is embarking on a final bout of delicate overseas diplomacy before his successor is elected in November. Obama, who spent four years in Indonesia as a boy, believes the future will be written in a thriving Asia rather than in a diminished Europe or the war-torn Middle East.
  • Secret Service intervenes in tarmac argument as USA officials land in China

    Secret Service intervenes in tarmac argument as USA officials land in China

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    In addition, they announced continued bilateral climate cooperation and domestic action. A meeting between Modi and US President Barack Obama is, however, not on the cards during this trip, they said. "This is not a fight that any one country, no matter how powerful, can take alone", Obama told reporters. The previous worldwide effort to curb reliance on planet-harming fossil fuels, the Kyoto Protocol, had excluded China and other developing nations, while the United States refused to sign ...
  • Oil Pipeline Protest Turns Violent In Southern North Dakota

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    It is unknown if there were any injuries to the security officers or protesters. Asked specifically if he will provide the resources of the the Iowa State Patrol to assist local law enforcement officers who are protecting the pipeline construction project, Branstad replied, "Well, of course, the Iowa highway patrol protects the safety and well-being of Iowans, whether it is at the State Fair or on the highways or wherever it might be".