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Posted: Wed-Aug-2019



A new hashtag has survivors of sexual abuse answering the question: Why didn’t you say something sooner?

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Trump stands by comment that Jews who vote Democrat show disloyalty to Israel
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U.S. President Donald Trump doubled down on his comments accusing American Jews who vote for Democrats of "great disloyalty" Wednesday, saying any vote for a Democrat is a vote against Israel.

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North Korea calls U.S. cruise missile tests 'dangerous'
North Korea Projectiles

A North Korean spokesman said on Thursday the United States' recent mid-range cruise missile test and plans to deploy F-35 jets and offensive military equipment around the Korean peninsula were "dangerous" moves that would "trigger a new cold war" in the region.

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Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido casts doubts on Maduro claims of talks with U.S.
Venezuela United States

Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido is casting doubt on President Nicolas Maduro's claim that he is overseeing secret talks with the United States.

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As Amazon rainforest suffers record number of fires, Brazilian president turns blame on NGOs
BRAZIL-ENVIRONMENT/WILDFIRES

Wildfires raging in the Amazon rainforest have hit a record number this year, with 72,843 fires detected so far by Brazil's space research centre. Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro says NGOs are responsible.

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What the Disney/Sony spat means for the future of Spider-Man
SPIDER-MAN: ™ FAR FROM HOME

A spat over the friendly neighbourhood Spider-Man is a sign of the growing box office muscle of the Walt Disney Company, which ended a sharing arrangement with Sony Pictures.

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Fed minutes show U.S. central bank was split on rate cut decision
Federal Reserve Powell

Federal Reserve officials were widely divided at their meeting last month when they decided to cut rates for the first time in a decade, with some arguing for a bigger rate cut while others insisted the Fed should not cut rates at all.

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China says British consulate staffer to be detained 15 days
HONGKONG-PROTESTS/BRITAIN

A British consulate staffer is being detained by China for 15 days of 'administrative detention' for breaking Chinese law, as Hong Kong people protest signs that China is extending its judicial reach into the semi-autonomous region.

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Putin says no radiation threat from recent explosion, but mum on details of accident
Finland Russia Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin insisted Wednesday that a recent deadly explosion at a military testing site in northwestern Russia hasn't posed any radiation threat.

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Obamas make their Hollywood movie debut with Netflix project
Media Obama Netflix

A documentary about an Ohio auto glass factory that is run by a Chinese investor debuted Wednesday on Netflix as the streaming service's first project backed by Michelle and Barack Obama's new production company.

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Shock in Denmark after Trump, spurned over Greenland, cancels visit
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The Danish government expressed shock and disbelief on Wednesday over U.S. President Donald Trump's cancellation of a state visit to Denmark after its prime minister rebuffed his interest in purchasing Greenland.

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Area 51 events in Nevada prompt emergency crowd planning
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A Nevada county that's home to the Area 51 military base has drafted an emergency declaration and plan to team up with neighbouring counties ahead of events next month tied to the Storm Area 51 internet drive.

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Angela Merkel suggests Irish border issue could be solved before Brexit deadline
GERMANY GOVERNMENT ANGELA MERKEL

German Chancellor Angela Merkel raised the possibility that a negotiated departure for Britain from the European Union might still be possible even as the clock is ticking on a deal that would satisfy both sides.

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Los Angeles Opera to open 'thorough and independent investigation' into allegations against Placido Domingo
Placido Domingo Investigation

The Los Angeles Opera said Tuesday it will immediately open a "thorough and independent investigation" into allegations of sexual harassment against the opera star Placido Domingo, the company's general director.

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U.S. moves to detain asylum seekers indefinitely in 'campus-like' settings
Homeland Security McAleenan

The Trump administration on Wednesday unveiled new rules that would allow officials to detain migrant families indefinitely while judges consider whether to grant them asylum in the United States.

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Several European countries to take migrants who languished in Italian waters
EUROPE-MIGRANTS/ITALY-SPAIN

Five EU states agreed to take in scores of migrants stranded for weeks on board a crowded rescue ship, EU authorities said on Wednesday, ending a prolonged standoff with Rome over their fate.

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South African court rules displaying apartheid-era national flag can amount to hate speech
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South Africa's Equality Court has restricted the display of the country's old apartheid-era flag, ruling that its gratuitous use amounts to hate speech and racial discrimination.

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Trump says any Jew who votes Democratic is 'disloyal' or lacks knowledge
Trump

U.S. President Donald Trump said Tuesday that American Jewish people who vote for Democrats show "either a total lack of knowledge or great disloyalty."

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'Jihadi Jack,' stripped of U.K. citizenship, now hopes to come to Canada
Jack-adult

Jack Letts, who was dubbed Jihadi Jack after being accused of travelling to Syria to fight for ISIS, and is now a prisoner there, said he's not surprised he was stripped of his British citizenship, and that he "has hope Canada does take me."

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At least 2,300 detained in crackdown in Indian-administered Kashmir
India Kashmir

At least 2,300 people, mostly young men, have been detained in Indian-administered Kashmir during a security lockdown and communications blackout imposed to curb unrest after New Delhi stripped the disputed region of statehood, according to Kashmir police and arrest statistics reviewed by The Associated Press.

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Venezuelan president says officials have been talking to Washington 'for months'
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Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said Tuesday he had authorized contact with the administration of U.S. President Donald Trump "for months," in an effort to repair relations with Washington.

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Greenland's Fast-Melting Ice Is A Warning To The Rest Of The World
Dwindling glaciers paint a grim picture of what's to come if the United States -- and the rest of the world -- don't adequately respond to climate change. ... read more


India Detains Thousands In Locked-Down Kashmir
Those arrested include anti-India protesters as well as pro-India Kashmiri leaders who have been held in jails and other makeshift facilities. ... read more


Italy’s Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte Resigns, Denounces Matteo Salvini
Conte accused his interior minister of endangering the nation's economy. ... read more


El Salvador Rape Victim Evelyn Beatriz Hernandez Accused Of Stillbirth Murder Is Acquitted
“Thank God, justice was done,” she said outside the court. ... read more


Afghan Bombings Injure Over 120 People, But No One Claims Responsibility
The explosions occurred in public squares, markets and outside restaurants in the city of Jalalabad. ... read more


Prince Andrew 'Appalled' By Jeffrey Epstein Sex Abuse Claims
Buckingham Palace issued a statement after footage emerged of the Duke of York inside Epstein's mansion. ... read more


U.S. Opens Up Secret Communications To Venezuela Socialist Boss: Report
Diosdado Cabello met last month in Caracas with someone who is in close contact with the Trump administration, AP reported Sunday. ... read more


Tens Of Thousands Of Hong Kong Protesters March Through Heavy Rain
Following weeks of violent clashes with police, pro-democracy demonstrators say they hope for a peaceful march. ... read more


Suicide Bombing At Kabul Wedding Leaves 63 Dead And 182 Hurt
ISIS has claimed responsibility for the attack at an Afghan wedding hall in a Shi'ite neighborhood. ... read more


WhatsApp Is Radicalizing The Right In Bolsonaro's Brazil
The app was used to spread misinformation that helped elect far-right authoritarian Jair Bolsonaro. It still serves as a platform for radicalization. ... read more


Greenland To Donald Trump: 'We're Not For Sale'
The country's foreign minister has poured cold water on the president's reported interest in buying the world's biggest island. ... read more


French 'Spiderman' Alain Robert Climbs Hong Kong Skyscraper, Hoists Reconciliation Flag
Robert was arrested after the climb and taken to a nearby police station. ... read more


North Korea Fired More Projectiles Into Sea, South Korea Military Says
The Joint Chiefs of Staff didn’t immediately say what the weapons were, how many were launched or how far they flew. ... read more


Israeli Flight Attendant Dies 4 Months After Contracting Measles
The 43-year-old mother of three fell into a coma shortly after a flight from New York City to Tel Aviv. ... read more


India's Prime Minister Defends Kashmir Decision Amid Clash With Pakistan
Prime Minister Narendra Modi used his India Independence Day speech Thursday to defend his decision to strip Kashmir of the disputed region's special status. ... read more


23 Injured As Russian Plane Makes Emergency Landing In Cornfield
The Ural Airlines A321 collided with a flock of birds that got into both of the plane's engines. ... read more


Hong Kong Prepares For More Protests
Pro-democracy protests forced the cancellation of nearly 1,000 flights this week. ... read more


Germany Headed Towards Recession As Stocks Slump
An ongoing trade war between the U.S. and China has weakened demand. ... read more


Flights Resume At Hong Kong Airport After Protests Ease
Protestors apologized for disrupting travel operations at Hong Kong's international airport over two days. ... read more


Alleged Christchurch Gunman Sends Inflammatory Letter From Prison
New Zealand officials said they made a mistake by allowing the man accused of killing 51 people at two mosques to send the letter, which was posted on 4chan. ... read more


Brexit solution 'possible within 30 days'
Boris Johnson welcomes apparent optimism from the German chancellor as she suggests a solution could be found. ... read more


Greenland: Trump criticises 'nasty' Denmark over cancelled visit
The president takes offence after Denmark's PM called his idea of buying the Arctic island "absurd". ... read more


Booba attack: Gang targets French rapper video team
Shots were fired and three people were hurt as a video was being filmed, but Booba had already left. ... read more


Man accused of upskirting over 550 women in Madrid
The suspect allegedly uploaded the videos to pornographic websites, getting millions of views. ... read more


German eight-year-old takes 140km/h joyride on motorway
"I just wanted to drive a little," the child told police after stopping in a motorway lay-by. ... read more


Russian couple filmed at protest may lose children
Dmitry and Olga Prokazov also face a criminal case after footage featuring their baby was posted online. ... read more


Iran tanker row: Greece closes out ship after US warnings
A Greek minister says the country is "not willing to facilitate the course of this ship to Syria". ... read more


Ryanair loses court battle to block UK pilot strikes
The airline won in a bid to stop Ireland-based pilots from striking, but lost the larger UK battle ... read more


EU migration to UK 'underestimated' by ONS
The Office for National Statistics says it may have also overstated migration from non-EU countries. ... read more


Fidel Castro's crocodile bites man at Swedish aquarium
The man, in his 70s, had been delivering a speech when he was bitten by the animal. ... read more


Baby dolphin death causes dismay in Bulgaria
The recent death of a baby dolphin has prompted renewed calls for the closure of the Varna dolphinarium. ... read more


Human bone found at Orkney Neolithic site
The find is intriguing because it seems to have been deliberately placed, perhaps as an offering, beneath foundations. ... read more


Khachaturyan sisters who killed father touch Russian hearts
The case of the teenage Khachaturyan sisters stirs Russian anger over domestic abuse. ... read more


Barcelona crime wave tarnishes boom in tourism
Violence and thefts have surged in Barcelona - and officials are struggling to find a solution. ... read more


Donald Trump and Greenland: Why would he want to buy it?
The US president has cancelled a trip to Denmark because they won't sell him the massive island. ... read more


G7 summit: Inside the climate activist training camp
Campaign groups in France are teaching people how to protest effectively, ahead of the G7 summit. ... read more


Brexit: What are EU countries doing to prepare for no deal?
How are other countries preparing for a possible no deal? ... read more


'Cut the Iron Curtain': Germany's 1989 freedom picnic
Thirty years ago a "European unity" picnic became an East German exodus from communism. ... read more


Magdalene Laundries survivor: 'We weren't allowed to talk'
A woman forced to work in Ireland's Magdalene Laundries makes an emotional return to the country. ... read more


Dukes, aristocrats and tycoons: Who owns Scotland?
It's estimated that fewer than 500 people own half of Scotland's privately-owned rural land. ... read more


Battleground Iowa: The 2020 contest suddenly shifts into higher gear
The Democratic race for the White House hit a new milestone this week, as the top tier rushed onto the airwaves early. ... read more


A court ruling just changed how we pick our president
The decision could give a single elector the power to decide the outcome of a presidential election — if the popular vote results in an apparent Electoral College tie. ... read more


Extremists creep into Roblox, an online game popular with children
NBC News was able to find more than 100 accounts that featured extremist and racist content ... read more


Raging rainforest fires darken skies in Brazil, inspire #prayforamazonia
Brazil’s National Institute for Space Research said the county has seen a record number of wildfires this year, an 84 percent increase compared to last year. ... read more


'I just wanted this man to leave me alone': Girlfriend recounts parking space shooting at trial
At the heart of the trial is whether Michael Drejka acted reasonably when he responded with deadly force against Markeis McGlockton. ... read more


Sean Spicer's 'Dancing with the Stars' casting criticized by host Tom Bergeron
“We can agree to disagree, as we do now, but ultimately it’s their call," Bergeron said of producers' decision to cast Spicer in the upcoming season. ... read more


Cleveland cop charged with trying to kidnap girl, urinating on her
Prosecutors say the 34-year-old officer recorded the alleged assault on his cellphone. ... read more


Bulletproof backpacks wouldn't have saved anyone in recent shootings
Almost 40 percent of adults say they’re “very concerned” about a school shooting, and almost half of adults say they would buy a bulletproof backpack for their child. ... read more


A years-old Instagram hoax is back — and it's tricking celebrities and politicians
"If you’re seeing a meme claiming Instagram is changing its rules tomorrow, it’s not true," Adam Mosseri, head of Instagram, wrote on Twitter. ... read more


9 lower-sugar snacks and treats for kids (and adults)
Kids are eating too much sugar. A nutritionist shares nine lower-sugar treats to stash in their lunchboxes and backpacks instead. ... read more


Trump admin weighs letting states, cities deny entry to refugees approved for resettlement in U.S.
A draft order obtained by NBC News says the government "will resettle refugees only where both the relevant state and local governments have consented." ... read more


Here's what Trump is really saying when he calls Jewish Democrats 'disloyal'
It is pretty easy to scorn Jewish people in the United States while supporting Israel. You just have to embrace ethnonationalism. ... read more


Danes react with anger after Trump cancels state visit over Greenland dispute
"The reality is stranger than fiction," tweeted one lawmaker. ... read more


March for Our Lives unveils bold new proposal for gun control legislation
“It is an appropriate and bold response to the massive amount of gun deaths we have every single year in the United States right now,” said Parkland survivor David Hogg. ... read more


Florida panthers and bobcats are walking weird. Wildlife officials can't figure out why.
Experts have ruled out "numerous diseases and possible causes" that might explain why the cats are having extreme difficulty walking. ... read more


Taylor Swift plans to re-record old music after original masters sold to Scooter Braun
The 10-time Grammy winner publicly accused Braun of bullying her in a June Tumblr post, saying his ownership of her music was a scenario from her "worst nightmares." ... read more


Don't worry about drinking microplastics in water, UN says
The World Health Organization says the levels of microplastics in drinking water don't appear to be risky, but that more research is needed. ... read more


Passengers walk away uninjured after plane bursts into flames at California airport
Authorities said that the plane experienced complications during take-off that resulted in the plane and grass around it to catch fire. ... read more


Cleveland cop charged with trying to kidnap girl, urinating on her
Prosecutors say the 34-year-old officer recorded the alleged assault on his cellphone. ... read more


ABC announces rules for next Democratic debates, gives candidates more time to talk
The debate will be held in Houston on Sept. 12, and a second night may be added if more candidates qualify. ... read more


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Battleground Iowa: The 2020 contest suddenly shifts into higher gear
The Democratic race for the White House hit a new milestone this week, as the top tier rushed onto the airwaves early. ... read more


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A court ruling just changed how we pick our president
The decision could give a single elector the power to decide the outcome of a presidential election — if the popular vote results in an apparent Electoral College tie. ... read more


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Extremists creep into Roblox, an online game popular with children
NBC News was able to find more than 100 accounts that featured extremist and racist content ... read more


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Raging rainforest fires darken skies in Brazil, inspire #prayforamazonia
Brazil’s National Institute for Space Research said the county has seen a record number of wildfires this year, an 84 percent increase compared to last year. ... read more


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'I just wanted this man to leave me alone': Girlfriend recounts parking space shooting at trial
At the heart of the trial is whether Michael Drejka acted reasonably when he responded with deadly force against Markeis McGlockton. ... read more


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Sean Spicer's 'Dancing with the Stars' casting criticized by host Tom Bergeron
“We can agree to disagree, as we do now, but ultimately it’s their call," Bergeron said of producers' decision to cast Spicer in the upcoming season. ... read more


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Cleveland cop charged with trying to kidnap girl, urinating on her
Prosecutors say the 34-year-old officer recorded the alleged assault on his cellphone. ... read more


https://media1.s-nbcnews.com/i/newscms/2019_33/2971241/190814-bullet-resistant-backpack-mn-1305_839248f5984520e587f2fce6509f42c0.jpg
Bulletproof backpacks wouldn't have saved anyone in recent shootings
Almost 40 percent of adults say they’re “very concerned” about a school shooting, and almost half of adults say they would buy a bulletproof backpack for their child. ... read more


https://media2.s-nbcnews.com/i/newscms/2019_34/2979656/190820-instagram-al-0918_3efe26984347b17feced192313216232.jpg
A years-old Instagram hoax is back — and it's tricking celebrities and politicians
"If you’re seeing a meme claiming Instagram is changing its rules tomorrow, it’s not true," Adam Mosseri, head of Instagram, wrote on Twitter. ... read more


https://media3.s-nbcnews.com/i/newscms/2019_34/2978716/190820-child-lunch-box-stock-cs-313p_7a0d9bdb7ea1bb7607072186822408ea.jpg
9 lower-sugar snacks and treats for kids (and adults)
Kids are eating too much sugar. A nutritionist shares nine lower-sugar treats to stash in their lunchboxes and backpacks instead. ... read more


https://media1.s-nbcnews.com/i/newscms/2019_34/2818811/ss-190411-twip-15_c2d02dd81ac3873c0bd83185856df81f.jpg
Trump admin weighs letting states, cities deny entry to refugees approved for resettlement in U.S.
A draft order obtained by NBC News says the government "will resettle refugees only where both the relevant state and local governments have consented." ... read more


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Here's what Trump is really saying when he calls Jewish Democrats 'disloyal'
It is pretty easy to scorn Jewish people in the United States while supporting Israel. You just have to embrace ethnonationalism. ... read more


https://media3.s-nbcnews.com/i/newscms/2019_34/2979681/190821-greenland-cs-934a_d85937920a7c6ff75ad0b409548425df.jpg
Danes react with anger after Trump cancels state visit over Greenland dispute
"The reality is stranger than fiction," tweeted one lawmaker. ... read more


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March for Our Lives unveils bold new proposal for gun control legislation
“It is an appropriate and bold response to the massive amount of gun deaths we have every single year in the United States right now,” said Parkland survivor David Hogg. ... read more


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Florida panthers and bobcats are walking weird. Wildlife officials can't figure out why.
Experts have ruled out "numerous diseases and possible causes" that might explain why the cats are having extreme difficulty walking. ... read more


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Taylor Swift plans to re-record old music after original masters sold to Scooter Braun
The 10-time Grammy winner publicly accused Braun of bullying her in a June Tumblr post, saying his ownership of her music was a scenario from her "worst nightmares." ... read more


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Don't worry about drinking microplastics in water, UN says
The World Health Organization says the levels of microplastics in drinking water don't appear to be risky, but that more research is needed. ... read more


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Passengers walk away uninjured after plane bursts into flames at California airport
Authorities said that the plane experienced complications during take-off that resulted in the plane and grass around it to catch fire. ... read more


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Cleveland cop charged with trying to kidnap girl, urinating on her
Prosecutors say the 34-year-old officer recorded the alleged assault on his cellphone. ... read more


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ABC announces rules for next Democratic debates, gives candidates more time to talk
The debate will be held in Houston on Sept. 12, and a second night may be added if more candidates qualify. ... read more


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