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Israel pounds Gaza targets again as 3 Palestinians killed during 20,000-strong weekly rally (VIDEO)

At least three people, including a 12-year-old, were killed by Israeli troops as some 20,000 Palestinians rallied at the Gaza border. Amid the clashes, the IAF struck ‘terrorist targets’ in retaliation for border breach attempts. Thousands of Palestinian activists assembled near the Gazan-Israeli border, with some trying to breach the fence amid a heavy Israeli security presence, burning tires and ...

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Thousands of Twitter accounts that spread fake news during the 2016 election are still active today, say researchers

Fake news and misinformation was a key tactic used by the Russians during the 2016 presidential election to try to sway voters against candidates and sow mistruths and mistrust. Now, with just weeks before the 2018 midterm elections, researchers say things are almost as bad. Research out Thursday by the Knight Foundation found that more than 80 percent of the ...

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Chilling VIDEO shows tourist’s safety cord snapping during jump across 150m-high bridge in China

A hair-raising video, in which a tourist narrowly escaped plunging hundreds of feet to his death after a safety cord he was tied to while jumping a bridge suddenly snapped, has sparked a buzz on social media. The terrifying footage shows the unidentified tourist happily leaping across a gapped,150 meter-high (500 feet) bridge at the Wansheng Ordovician Theme Park in ...

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Democrat House staffer arrested for doxxing 3 Republican senators during Kavanaugh hearing

A Democrat congressional staffer has been arrested and charged with publishing the personal information of three GOP senators. The arrest vindicates Rep. Maxine Waters, but may be bad news for her colleague Sheila Jackson Lee. Jackson A. Cosko, 27, was named by the Capitol Police on Wednesday as the suspect behind the Wikipedia edits to pages of Senators Lindsey Graham ...

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Hundreds of prisoners escape during deadly quake & tsunami in Indonesia

More than 1,000 prisoners escaped from devastated detention facilities after an earthquake and tsunami struck Indonesia. The death toll of the disaster is expected to reach 2,000 as rescue operations continue. A powerful quake hit the region of Sulawesi on Friday, triggering a huge tsunami and wreaking havoc across communities. Indonesia’s Directorate General of Corrections said that inmates escaped from ...

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Protesting ‘journalist’ removed during Erdogan-Merkel joint press conference (VIDEO)

A man believed to be a journalist and wearing a t-shirt with a protest message was forcibly removed from a joint press conference held by German leader Angela Merkel and her Turkish counterpart, Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The man in question is German-Turkish and wore a shirt calling for freedom for journalists, according to reports. A short video clip of the ...

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Novichok-flavored? Russia-bashers thrilled as EU’s Mogherini skips coffee during Lavrov meeting

Why would the EU’s top diplomat refuse to drink coffee during a meeting? Some say it’s due to fear of poisoning from her Russian hosts. Federica Mogherini, EU’s foreign affairs chief, met with her Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov on Tuesday, on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in New York. A short video of the event published by the ...

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World leaders laugh as Trump boasts of accomplishments during UN speech (VIDEO)

US President Donald Trump prompted unexpected laughs from world leaders when he told the United Nations General Assembly that the American economy is “booming like never before”. READ MORE: What Donald Trump had to say at the UN General Assembly Trump said that he had accomplished more in two years than any administration ever had, but was surprised when the boast ...

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Tiger suffers seizure and freezes during performance at Russian circus (VIDEO)

A performing tiger froze and suffered a seizure at a Russian circus on Sunday, after jumping through flaming hoops for famous animal trainer Artur Bagdasarov. In a circus performance in the city of Magnitogorsk, near the Kazakh border, Bagdasarov and an assistant put a pack of tigers through their paces, with the beasts jumping through hoops for the audience. While ...

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Putin & Orban need each other more than ever, but do they dare come closer during Moscow talks?

Hungary’s prime minister Viktor Orban arrives in Russia to meet Vladimir Putin on Tuesday with both states under diplomatic siege. Will the two downplay their political affair in front of Europe’s judging eyes? Nominally, there is nothing notable about Orban’s one-day visit: he was last in Moscow just two months ago for the World Cup final, and the agenda made ...

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