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Queen Of Soul' Aretha Franklin Dies At 76

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Aretha Franklin, the music icon, legendary singer and "Queen of Soul" loved by millions whose history-making career spanned six decades, died at her Detroit home on Thursday. She was 76.

U.S. Media Slam Trump For Attacks On Free Press

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More than 300 media organizations have launched a campaign to counter president Donald Trump's attacks on free press.

Trump Revokes Security Clearance For Ex-Cia Chief

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US president Donald trump says his frustrations with the investigation into Russian election meddling forced him to revoke the security clearance of ex-CIA chief John Brennan.

US Arrests Iraqi Refugee For Murder

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An Iraqi refugee has been arrested in the US on suspicion of murdering an Iraqi policeman while fighting for the jihadist group Islamic state (is).

India Flood Kills 73 People

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Flooding caused by heavy monsoon rains in the southern Indian state of Kerala has killed at least 73 people, shut down an airport and displaced more than 85,000 people.  

Kabul Hit Again By Gunmen

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Gunmen launched an attack on an intelligence training centre in Kabul Thursday, officials said, just a day after a suicide bomber killed dozens of students in the war-weary Afghan capital.

At Least 22 Killed In Genoa Bridge Collapse

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A major motorway bridge has collapsed near the Italian city of genoa, leading to vehicles falling some 100m.

22 Killed In Ecuador Bus Accident

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Twenty-two people were killed and 18 injured when an inter-country bus crashed outside Ecuador’s capital Quito, emergency services said Tuesday. Venezuelans and Colombians were among the dead, officials said.

Turkey To Boycott US Electronic Goods Amid Diplomatic Spat

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President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday said Turkey would boycott US electronic goods in retaliation for punitive sanctions by Washington against Ankara over the detention of an American pastor. 

Jihadists Force Polling Stations To Close In Mali Presidential Run –Off

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Government officials have said that threats by jihadist militants forced hundreds of polling stations in Mali to shut down during Sunday's presidential run-off.

Low Turn Out In Mali Run-Off

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Malians voted in a run-off presidential election on Sunday but observers reported that turnout was low, with several polling stations coming under attack from armed men and one election official killed.

Vigo Festival Collapse In Spain Injures Hundreds

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More than 300 people have been injured, five seriously, after a section of wooden platform collapsed at an urban sports and music festival in Spain.

Turkey Takes Action In Bid To Curb Currency Crisis

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Turkey's central bank has said it is ready to take "all necessary measures" to ensure financial stability after the collapse of the lira.

U.S. Identifies Plane Thief, Russel

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A man who stole an empty passenger plane from Seattle Airport and then crashed it has been identified as an airline worker with full credentials.

12 Year Old Survives Indonesian Plane Crash

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A 12-year-old boy has been found alive in the wreckage of a plane crash which killed eight people in Indonesia.

North Korea Lashes U.S. Over Sanctions

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North Korea’s foreign ministry has lashed out at the US for not lifting sanctions against the country.

Zambia Deports Zimbabwe Opposition Politician

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Zambia has deported senior Zimbabwean opposition politician Tendai Biti to Zimbabwe in defiance of a court order.

Argentina Rejects Abortion

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Argentina's senate has rejected a bill which would have legalised abortion in the first 14 weeks of pregnancy.

Another Earthquake Hits Lombok Indonesia

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An earthquake measuring 5.9 magnitude on the Richter scale hit the island of Lombok, Indonesia on Thursday, according to US Geological Survey.

Israeli Air Strike Disaster

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Air strikes by Israel's military on the Gaza border have killed three people including a pregnant woman and her toddler, the Gaza Health Ministry says.

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