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Ex-India state official: Most train victims migrant workers

Ex-India state official: Most train victims migrant workersNEW DELHI (AP) — Most of the casualties in a train disaster that killed dozens of people in northern India were migrant workers, a former state government official said Saturday.



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Calls for Idaho wildlife official to resign after baboon hunting picture surfaces

Calls for Idaho wildlife official to resign after baboon hunting picture surfacesAn Idaho wildlife official is facing calls to resign over a photo he posed for with a family of baboons he killed on a hunting trip last month in Namibia. Blake Fischer, an Idaho Fish and Game Commissioner, has come under fire for a picture of him smiling and posing with what looks to be three adults and baby baboon on a recent hunting trip. The image was included in an email obtained by The Idaho Statesman newspaper through a public documents request with the governor’s office.



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Idaho Fish And Game Official Under Fire Over African Hunting Trip

Idaho Fish And Game Official Under Fire Over African Hunting TripAn Idaho Fish and Game commissioner faces calls to resign after sharing photos



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International Space Station crew has enough supplies for at least six months: Russian official

International Space Station crew has enough supplies for at least six months: Russian officialThe crew aboard the International Space Station (ISS) has enough fuel, oxygen, water, and food to last at least six months, Vladimir Solovyov, flight director of the Russian segment of the ISS, was cited as saying by Russian news agencies on Sunday. Russia has temporarily suspended all manned space launches after two astronauts made a dramatic emergency landing in Kazakhstan on Thursday due to the failure of the Soyuz rocket carrying them to the orbital ISS. “There are enough reserves on the ISS which provide the living environment.



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U.S. warship sails near disputed South China Sea islands: U.S. official

U.S. warship sails near disputed South China Sea islands: U.S. officialBeijing and Washington are locked in a trade war that has seen them impose increasingly severe rounds of tariffs on each other’s imports. The operation was the latest attempt to counter what Washington sees as Beijing’s efforts to limit freedom of navigation in the strategic waters, where Chinese, Japanese and some Southeast Asian navies operate. China’s claims in the South China Sea, through which about $ 5 trillion in ship-borne trade passes each year, are contested by Brunei, Malaysia, the Philippines, Taiwan and Vietnam.



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Former Bush Administration Official Stands By Brett Kavanaugh's Accuser

Former Bush Administration Official Stands By Brett Kavanaugh's AccuserFormer U.S. Treasurer Rosario Marin is supporting the woman who accused



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Syrian official says S-300 defenses will give Israel pause

Syrian official says S-300 defenses will give Israel pauseBEIRUT (AP) — Israel should think carefully before attacking Syria again once it obtains the sophisticated S-300 defense system from Russia, a Damascus official said.



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Official: More possible victims of California doctor found

Official: More possible victims of California doctor foundInvestigators have identified three more possible victims after a California surgeon was charged with drugging and raping two intoxicated women.



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Trump rebuked by Puerto Rico governor for denying official death toll: 'No reason to underscore the tragedy’

Trump rebuked by Puerto Rico governor for denying official death toll: 'No reason to underscore the tragedy’Donald Trump has been rebuked by the governor of Puerto Rico, after repeatedly denying that almost 3,000 people died in the aftermath of two hurricanes last year. Ricardo Rosselló said on Twitter he would explain to the president how the island had used a study into excess deaths carried out by experts from George Washington University to raise the official death toll from 64 to 2,975. This week, Mr Trump denied so many people had died, and claimed the number had been inflated by Democrats to make him “look as bad as possible” amid criticism of the federal response.



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U.S. sanctions to remain until Zimbabwe demonstrates reforms: official

U.S. sanctions to remain until Zimbabwe demonstrates reforms: officialManisha Singh, the U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for Economic and Business Affairs, told a House of Representatives hearing there were 141 entities and individuals in Zimbabwe, including Mnangagwa and former president Robert Mugabe, that are currently under U.S. sanctions. “We want to see fundamental changes in Zimbabwe and only then will we resume normal relations with them,” she added. Mnangagwa was sworn in as Zimbabwe’s new president on Aug. 26 after the Constitutional Court confirmed his July 30 election victory, dismissing a challenge by opposition leader Nelson Chamisa.



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