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    World | BREAKING: At least 20 injured in Wonderboom plane crash – reports – News24 Top Stories

    Approximately 20 people were injured when a plane crashed at Wonderboom in Pretoria, ER24 spokesperson Russel Meiring said in Tuesday. "Their injuries range from minor to critical," he said. Meiring said they had two.... Read more via News24 Top Stories – Get more...
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    World Thai cave rescue operation ends with all 12 boys safe – The Guardian

    All 12 boys and their football coach have been successfully rescued from a cave in northern Thailand after more than two weeks trapped underground.... Read more via The Guardian – Get more World News
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    World Zimbabwe Enjoying Rare Pre-Election Peace – AllAfrica News

    Zimbabwe Harare — A PEACEFUL atmosphere is prevailing ahead of watershed elections scheduled for Zimbabwe at the end of this month. Just less than three weeks before the eagerly-anticipated exercise, supporters of the ruling Zimbabwe African National Union-Patriotic Front (ZANU-PF) and...
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    World Historian Explains Why ‘Intellectually Lazy’ Christians Support Trump: ’If This Is Evangelicalism — Alternet

    John Fea, an evangelical historian and professor of American history on Sunday published an op-ed detailing why white evangelicals support Donald Trump, calling his fellow Christians “intellectually lazy” for backing the president. “For the last year … Read more via Alternet –...
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    World China to offer aid of $15 million to Palestine – Reuters

    BEIJING (Reuters) – China will offer 100 million yuan ($15 million) in aid to Palestine, President Xi Jinping said on Tuesday, pledging greater Chinese financial backing for development in the Middle East...... Read more via U.S. – Get more World News
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    World Iranian Women Dance to Protest Arrest of Teen – Time

    Iranian women are dancing in public and posting videos of themselves online to protest the arrest of a teenage Instagram star. Maedeh Hojabri gained a large social media following for her dancing videos. To the tune of Western and Iranian pop and rap music, the teenager bopped and twirled …...
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    World India’s top court upholds death penalty for gang rapists | DW | 09.07.2018 – DW.COM

    An Indian court denied the appeals of three men convicted of a 2012 gang rape who wanted their death sentences lifted. The gang rape of a medical student sparked outrage in India and led to harsher sex crime penalties. India’s Supreme Court on Monday upheld death sentences for three … Read...
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    World 91-year-old man beaten with brick, told ‘go back to Mexico’ – CNN

    (CNN) — Tears glistened on the black and purple bruises covering 91-year-old Rodolfo Rodriguez’s face as he described being attacked by a group of people while going for a walk on the Fourth of July. "I can’t walk anymore," Rodriguez said in Spanish. "I’m in so much pain." He’ll … Read more...
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    World Trump’s Trade War Has Its First Victims in the U.S. and China – Fortune

    China’s retaliatory tariffs on U.S. goods struck just as one of its biggest meat importers was rushing a shipment from California through Shanghai customs. Now Suzhou Huadong Foods is saddled with a stack of unaffordable American steak. Only three containers of frozen produce including prime...
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    World Tesla prices shoot up $20,000 in China as US trade war begins – Roadshow – CNET

    The US-China trade war officially kicked off on Friday, and it didn’t take long for the consequences to flow on to the public. Tesla cars became considerably more pricey in China over the weekend, according to the Wall Street Journal. The Model X is now priced at … Read more via CNET –...
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    World Rescuers Race To Find Survivors After Japan Floods – Channels Television

    Rescuers in Japan dug through mud and rubble on Monday, racing to find survivors after torrential rain unleashed floods and landslides that killed at least 114 people, with dozens missing. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe cancelled an overseas trip to deal with Japan’s worst flood disaster in …...