• Chinese hospital says Liu Xiaobo is suffering organ failure
Chinese hospital says Liu Xiaobo is suffering organ failure

A stark update issued by Mr. Liu's hospital said he was suffering from poor kidney function and bleeding in the liver from metastasising tumours. On Monday, the office of German Chancellor Angela Merkel asked Beijing for a "signal of humanity for Liu Xiaobo and his family".

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  • California battling several large wildfires that forced out residents
California battling several large wildfires that forced out residents

The fires broke out just over a year after a wildfire in Fort McMurray in neighboring Alberta province displaced 88,000 people and burned 590,000 hectares. Vancouver-based EnGold Mines Ltd said it had suspended exploration in British Columbia , home to all of its operations. "We have no choice but to stay and fight back", said Alphonse.

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  • Four dead, interstate closed after wreck near Bonner Springs
Four dead, interstate closed after wreck near Bonner Springs

Both trucks were engulfed in fire after the crash, she said. Traffic was being diverted in the eastbound direction, the Turnpike spokeswoman said. Eastbound lanes had reopened as of 4:30 p.m., but westbound lanes were expected to remain closed for several hours.

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  • G20 Amburgo, storica stretta di mano Trump-Putin
G20 Amburgo, storica stretta di mano Trump-Putin

I feriti tra le forze dell'ordine sono invece 159. In un intervento all'Handeslblatt, alla vigilia del summit di Amburgo , il presidente russo dice: "Sono convinto che soltanto un appello per un commercio aperto, basato su norme e standard unitari possa stimolare la crescita nel mondo e promuovere l'avanzamento dello sviluppo nelle relazioni fra...

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  • Where to watch Women's Cricket World Cup 2017
Where to watch Women's Cricket World Cup 2017

Australia and India sit in second and third place, on eight points with England who sit atop the ladder. "The squad's feeling really relaxed and looking forward to the challenge of playing against good opposition but I think the pressure is on everyone at this stage of the tournament, we're not feeling there's any more than there has been".

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  • China sends forces to first overseas base
China sends forces to first overseas base

The base will also enable China to undertake naval operations and rescue missions, according to the state news agency Xinhua . However, it remains unknown how many PLA troops have been sent to the base, which is located in Djibouti City.

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  • Donald Trump meets Asian leaders on corralling Kim
Donald Trump meets Asian leaders on corralling Kim

Bandow says, and whether the odds of success are high enough to risk making the Chinese less cooperative. There will "eventually be a success" against Pyongyang, Trump said . The two countries also signaled closer military ties. "The two leaders also reviewed work in other areas in the bilateral relationship, including economic issues such as ...

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  • J&K Guv, Mehbooba pay homage to Amarnath yatris killed in militant attack
J&K Guv, Mehbooba pay homage to Amarnath yatris killed in militant attack

Seven Amarnath pilgrims were killed in the attack in Anantnag. India, he said, will never be intimidated by terrorists. The police claimed the bus driver had violated rules for the pilgrimage, which state that no yatra vehicle should be on a highway after 7 pm.

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  • Will Queensland's game three dominance count for anything?
Will Queensland's game three dominance count for anything?

Arguably one of NSW's best players of the series, James Tedesco will take the field despite battling an ankle injury, with the Tigers dynamo averaging 170 metres and eight tackle-breaks in both games, to go with his three try-assists, three line-breaks and three line-break-assists so far this series.

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  • Trump Delays Decision on Permanently Lifting Sudan Sanctions
Trump Delays Decision on Permanently Lifting Sudan Sanctions

Prof. Ghandour said that those who prepared and signed the memo have no desire for peace, indicating that any refuse to lift the sanctions imposed on Sudan will encourage the rebel movements to continue war. Last week, they wrote to Trump, asking him to delay sanctions relief until the USA has the ability to monitor Sudanese compliance with human r...

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  • Buffalo native killed in Syria
Buffalo native killed in Syria

Luke Rutter died fighting for Kurdish forces against Isis in Raqqa . Grodt died the next day from injuries sustained in the fight, according to the Guardian . Two American volunteers, 28-year-old Robert Grodt and Nicholas Warden, 29, were also named among those killed. Luke Rutter, 24, from Birkenhead, is believed to have told his family he w...

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  • Detained Iranian researcher sent back home
Detained Iranian researcher sent back home

He has a J-1 visa, which means President Donald Trump's travel ban would not apply to him, and he was set to conduct research at Boston Children's Hospital . "Harvard researcher at Children's hospital (+3 kids) WITH VALID VISA about to be deported". "Applicants for admission bear the burden of proof to establish that they are clearly eligible to...

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  • USA has given China a draft UNNKorea sanctions resolution -diplomats
USA has given China a draft UNNKorea sanctions resolution -diplomats

John Schilling, a researcher at the California-based nonprofit space research organization Aerospace Corporation, presented the analysis on Monday in his contribution to the USA -based North Korea monitoring Web site 38 North. It is a journey that is now estimated by Trump's ability to challenge North Korea's actions not only through global cri...

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  • World Population Day marked in Vietnam
World Population Day marked in Vietnam

The fact is that a woman's ability to choose if and when to become pregnant has a direct impact on her health and well-being. Mahmud, who said that Nigeria's current population of over 180 million was alarming, emphasised that the only way to curtail this was to ensure voluntary, safe and cheaper access to family planning.

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  • Pope Francis adds new way to achieve sainthood
Pope Francis adds new way to achieve sainthood

Kolbe's sainthood cause began in 1955 under the previous rules and he was made a saint in 1982. The current categories are insufficient "for interpreting all possible cases", Bartolucci added. For example, throughout history there have been Christians who willingly put themselves at risk and died of infection or disease because of aiding and serv...

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  • Joe Scarborough Renounces Republican Party On Late Show With Stephen Colbert
Joe Scarborough Renounces Republican Party On Late Show With Stephen Colbert

Joined on the show by his co-host Mika Brzezinski , Scarborough was asked by Stephen Colbert why Republican members of Congress were so unwilling to turn on President Donald Trump . "Back in the December of 2015 when Donald Trump supported a Muslim ban, I said on the air, it's very simple, it's black and white". "And you have to ask yourself, w...

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  • Kim Kardashian shuts down cocaine allegations with the old sugar excuse
Kim Kardashian shuts down cocaine allegations with the old sugar excuse

Fans have accused Kim Kardashian of cocaine use after a suspicious substance can be seen in one of her Snapchats. "I do not play with rumors like this so I'm gonna shut it down real quick". 'That's sugar from our candy mess from dylan's candy (sic)'. On Tuesday in New York City, Kim took carefree, cozy-girl style to a whole new level when s...

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  • Manitoba firefighters, equipment heading to BC to help battle flames
Manitoba firefighters, equipment heading to BC to help battle flames

Alberta, Saskatchewan, Ontario and New Brunswick have also sent firefighters and equipment to B.C., where about 14,000 people have been evacuated. The utility was actively working Monday to restore electricity. Imperial Metals says numerous roads used to access the site have been closed and if critical supplies such as fuel are no longer available,...

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  • Woman 'set boyfriend on fire then put out flames with urine'
Woman 'set boyfriend on fire then put out flames with urine'

Her parents live upstairs, heard the man's screams and rushed into the room. The name of the boyfriend was not released. She then allegedly used a bucket of urine - which they had been using as a toilet - to put the fire out, Fox8 reports .

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  • Paris will pull out stops to woo jobs
Paris will pull out stops to woo jobs

French bank Societe Generale could move 400 banking jobs from London to Paris as a result of Brexit , chief executive Frederic Oudea has said. JP Morgan has stated a preference for Frankfurt, Luxembourg and Dublin. He said: "We're hear to listen to them and hopefully this could be a place we would put a lot of people". The worldwide boss of JP...

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