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Flood warnings issued amid heavy rain in Northern California

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Forecasters have issued flash flood warnings throughout the San Francisco Bay Area and elsewhere in Northern California as downpours swelled creeks and rivers in the already soggy region.

Several die as plane crashes into Melbourne shops

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Several people died aboard a light aircraft that smashed into a shopping centre near the Australian city of Melbourne, the state premier said.

Ruling party candidate on top in Ecuador's presidential vote

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The hand-picked candidate of socialist President Rafael Correa held an easy lead in Ecuador’s presidential election, though authorities said it might be a few more days before they determine if he won enough votes to avoid a runoff against his nearest rival. With more than 90 per cent of polling stations reporting late in the day yesterday, ruling party candidate Lenin Moreno had slightly over 39 per cent of the votes cast on Sunday, compared to 28 per cent for former banker Guillermo Lasso, the closest contender among seven opposition candidates.

Russia's UN Ambassador dies suddenly

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Tributes poured in Monday for Vitaly Churkin, the Russian ambassador to the United Nations who died suddenly in New York. He was remembered for his intellect, wit and the pride he took in serving his country.

It's not just Trump, but a system: Stone's critique of US

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Filmmaker Oliver Stone has said it wasn't one leader, who is threatening the American Constitution, but an entire system is responsible for the current crisis.

Death toll rises to 39 in Mogadishu bombing

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The toll has climbed to 39 dead in an unusually deadly suicide bombing at the weekend in the Somali capital Mogadishu, rescue workers said on Monday, the first since a new president was chosen this month.

Pak moves heavy artillery towards Afghan border: reports

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Amid reports that Pakistan has moved heavy artillery towards the Afghan border, army chief Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa today said "enhanced security arrangements" in the border region were aimed at combating terrorism.

2,000 IS fighters defending west Mosul: US official

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An estimated 2,000 IS fighters are left in west Mosul to defend their bastion against a massive offensive by the Iraqi security forces, a senior US intelligence official said today.

India's record satellite launch ramps up space race: Chinese media

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India's recent record satellite launch has recieved praises from all across the world including neighbouring country China.

Thousands declare 'I am Muslim too' at rally in US

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Over a thousand people from various faiths declared I am a Muslim too as they assembled at the iconic Times Square here to express solidarity with the Muslim community and protest against US President Donald Trumps immigration policies.