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Long queues as Afghan voters defy election day attacks, delays

Long queues as Afghan voters defy election day attacks, delaysA suicide bomber killed 15 people in Kabul, the most serious of a series of smaller-scale attacks that caused dozens of casualties across the country but did not deter voters who endured long queues to cast their ballot. “Today the people gave an unanswerable response to the enemies of Afghanistan,” government spokesman Haroon Chakansuri told reporters. Voting should have been over by the time the suicide bomber struck a polling station in the north of Kabul, killing 10 civilians and five police, but polling stations were kept open longer than normal to cope with large numbers of people who had been unable to cast ballots.



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Donald Trump Has A Very, Very Long History Of Not Believing Women

Donald Trump Has A Very, Very Long History Of Not Believing WomenAfter a week of exercising some restraint, President Donald Trump on Friday



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Long Island woman charged for fabricating story about Trump-related hate crime

Long Island woman charged for fabricating story about Trump-related hate crimeThe suspect told police that she was driving home when a group of four teenagers approached her, yelled "Trump 2016!" and stated that she didn't belong here. Police said none of this is true.



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Austerity And 2008's Crash Boosted Sweden's Far Right Long Before The Refugee Crisis

Austerity And 2008's Crash Boosted Sweden's Far Right Long Before The Refugee CrisisA hard-line anti-immigrant party is poised for a big win in Sweden's elections



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Serbia's Vucic says long road ahead in talks with Kosovo

Serbia's Vucic says long road ahead in talks with KosovoExpectations of an agreement that would involve a land swap, a proposal floated by both Belgrade and Pristina, dimmed after a face-to-face meeting between Vucic and his Kosovo counterpart, Hashim Thaci, was abruptly canceled on Friday. “I will do my best (to reach the agreement), but it is a long road full of thorns and problems ahead,” Vucic told reporters during a visit to the Gazivoda Lake dam, control of which is a hot topic between Belgrade and Pristina. Part of the artificial Gazivoda Lake — key for supplying water to some Kosovo municipalities including parts of Pristina — is located in Serbia, where the source of its water lies.



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Florida family desperate ‘to get their life back’ as six-foot long lizard roaming their backyard is on the loose

Florida family desperate ‘to get their life back’ as six-foot long lizard roaming their backyard is on the looseA family in Florida with a six-foot long uninvited lizard as their guest, has said they are scared to enter their own backyard for fear of encountering the massive reptile, after wildlife officials were unsuccessful in efforts to capture it. Maria Lieberman told local news stations she first encountered the 100-pound lizard just as she was about to take her 2-year-old son in the family’s pool, in the backyard of their home in Davie, ten miles west of Fort Lauderdale. Ms Lieberman captured a video of the large lizard and posted it on Facebook on 27 August.



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Man killed on Long Island is New York's first lightning death since 2016

Man killed on Long Island is New York's first lightning death since 2016A man was struck and killed by lightning in Kings Park on Long Island, New York, on Saturday evening.



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Elon Musk Says Stress and Long Hours Are Taking a Toll During an 'Excruciating' Year

Elon Musk Says Stress and Long Hours Are Taking a Toll During an 'Excruciating' YearBut he stood by a recent tweet saying he might take Tesla private



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A Youth Soccer Team Has Been Trapped in a Thai Cave for More Than a Week. Here's Why It's Taking So Long to Find Them

A Youth Soccer Team Has Been Trapped in a Thai Cave for More Than a Week. Here's Why It's Taking So Long to Find ThemMore than a thousand people are trying to rescue the 12 boys and their coach



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Democrats have a risky long shot at blocking Trump's next Supreme Court pick

Democrats have a risky long shot at blocking Trump's next Supreme Court pickThe Democrats are reeling from the announcement that Justice Anthony Kennedy is retiring. They could try to use the so-called quorum rule to block Republicans from tipping the balance of the court — but they probably won't.



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