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Worldwide Swim chief denies Jack drug test cover-up
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Swimming Australia has refuted allegations it embarked on a cover-up, despite failing to publicise the swimmer's situation when it knew the real reason for her absence. "I think that's a conversation that we'd be interested in having at a later stage", she said. She's [Jack] not here [in Gwangju] and it shows that the Australian system works.

Worldwide Bryer Schmegelsky & Kam McLeod May Have Had Help Escaping Police
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Teen murder suspects Bryer Schmegelsky and Kam McLeod may have had help escaping the small Canadian town where they were last seen, a source close to the investigation has claimed. The two men remain on the loose but are believed to be hiding somewhere in the Gillam area. The user also said Schmegelsky "spoke highly" of the Azov Battalion, a far-right Ukrainian group whose logo resembles a swastika.

Worldwide Trump vows to retaliate against French digital tax
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For tech companies like Apple , Google , Facebook , and Microsoft, this is the United States . The tax affects companies with at least 750 million euros (US$845 million) in global revenue and digital sales of 25 million euros in France.

Worldwide Dad pleads not guilty in deaths of twins in vehicle
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My babies are dead". Mariza and Phoenix Rodriguez were around 1 year old when they died, according to NYPD sources, CBSNewYork reported . "Certainly it's unimaginable, and at the time that I had occasion to speak to my client last night ...

Worldwide U.S. Government to Resume Executions After Nearly 2 Decades
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In his statement , Barr said the government was moving to seek justice against the "worst criminals" and bring relief to victims and family members. The government has about 60 people on death row in federal prisons. Three of the executions are scheduled for December and two for January 2020. The order follows the completion of an Obama-era review of lethal injections, which postponed federal executions until its conclusion.

Worldwide Ukraine Seizes Russian Tanker, Moscow Warns of 'Consequences'
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The tanker was called Neyma at the time. The vessel remains in Ukrainian custody but its crew have been freed and were on their way home, according to a spokesman for the Russian Embassy in Kyiv. The engineer also said that the crew members had been able to move freely around the vessel. Russia, for its part, said there would be consequences soon "if Russians have been taken hostages".

Worldwide White House didn't catch bogus presidential seal onstage for Trump speech
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Rather than conserving 13 arrows - a reference to the 13 long-established states - the eagle within the doctored seal clutches a neighborhood of golf clubs in its left talon. A representative for the group, Turning Point USA, told the Washington Post that the fake seal was a mistake, the result of a rushed online search.

Worldwide President Trump announces agreement with Guatemala to deal with asylum-seekers
Author: 0 President Trump announces agreement with Guatemala to deal with asylum-seekers

He said that as part of the agreement, the USA would increase access to the H-2A visa programme for temporary agricultural workers from Guatemala. He said other countries would also soon be signing similar asylum agreements with the U.S. Practically, it means the USA will deny asylum requests of Hondurans and Salvadorans who reach American soil unless they have already unsuccessfully applied for asylum in Guatemala.

Worldwide Europe heatwave could 'enhance melting of Greenland ice sheet'
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There's a unsafe heatwave smashing records in Europe with temperatures soaring to 38.1°C in England! Hailstorms pounding France the day after record-breaking heat have forced an extraordinary halt to the Tour de France. World Meteorological Organization spokeswoman Clare Nullis. Forecasters predicted new temperature highs in neighbouring countries Belgium, Luxembourg, Germany and the Netherlands, where the mercury could beat the previous record of 38.6 degrees Celsius on Wednesday, ...

Worldwide 500 arrested at Moscow election protest
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More than 50 people in total were detained before the protest was scheduled to begin, while police gathered early to block the streets from demonstrators with police trucks and buses positioned nearby to take detainees away. On Saturday, police stormed a TV studio belonging to Navalny that was live-streaming the protests on YouTube, and arrested Vladimir Milono, who was in charge of the program.

Worldwide Boris Johnson wins race to become Britain's next PM
Author: 0 Boris Johnson wins race to become Britain's next PM

Prime Minister Theresa May will leave Downing Street after a three-year premiership that was mired by crises over Brexit . Johnson later paid a visit to Pakistan in November 2016, when he met then-Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman and now Prime Minister Imran Khan, and Pakistan People's Party (PPP) chairman Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari, among others.

Worldwide Iran's Rouhani hints at possible swap for seized tankers
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British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt this week announced plans to develop and deploy a "maritime protection mission" but gave few details. Erik Hanell, president and ceo of Stena Bulk said: "We do of course appreciate this step of development and that this is a first sign that we will soon see more positive progress from the Iranian authorities".

Worldwide Met Office issues thunderstorm warning for north
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The hottest day the country has ever seen on record went down as 38.5°C, at Faversham in Kent back in August 2003. The Met Office said there is a 40% chance the United Kingdom temperature record of 38.5C (101.3F), which was recorded in Faversham, Kent, in August 2003, will be exceeded.

Worldwide Trump sues House, New York to block his state tax return disclosure
Author: 0 Trump sues House, New York to block his state tax return disclosure

The filing accused the recently passed NY law of being "enacted to retaliate against the President because of his policy positions, his political beliefs, and his protected speech, including the positions he took during the 2016 campaign". NY officials are also named in the suit . Trump also sued New York Atty. On Tuesday, lawyers for Mr Trump sued the committee and officials in NY, claiming the president's constitutional rights were being breached.

Worldwide India's first lunar lander is on its way to the moon
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The liftoff marks India's bid to become only the fourth nation to land a spacecraft on the moon . Though the first mission featured a deliberate crash-landing of a probe, the Chandrayaan-2 will attempt to safely land a rover vehicle on the moon's surface, where it will explore a little-known region and send photos back to Earth.