LONDON (Reuters) – A detained British-Iranian aid worker sentenced to five years in jail in Iran was returned to prison on Sunday after a request to extend her three-day temporary release was rejected, her husband said. Family handout photograph showing British-Iranian aid worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe reunited with her daughter Gabriella after her temporary release from
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BERLIN (Reuters) – A proliferation of extreme weather events around the world provides ample evidence that climate change is a reality, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Sunday, but she rejected calls for more ambitious climate protection goals. German Chancellor Angela Merkel attends the ARD Sommerinterview in Berlin, Germany, August 26, 2018. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke Extreme
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HONOLULU (Reuters) – Tropical Storm Lane, greatly diminished from the major hurricane it once was, drifted away from the Hawaiian coast on Saturday, but lingering showers threatened to trigger more flooding and landslides. The National Weather Service (NWS) lifted all remaining tropical storm warnings and watch advisories for Hawaii as trade winds finally began to
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HARARE (Reuters) – Emmerson Mnangagwa took the oath as Zimbabwe’s president in front of a stadium crowd on Sunday after a divisive election, as U.S. observers of that vote questioned the country’s democratic credentials. FILE PHOTO: Zimbabwe’s President Emmerson Mnangagwa looks on as he gives a media conference at the State House in Harare, Zimbabwe,
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DJ LeMahieu and Nolan Arenado had two hits each in Colorado’s eight-run eighth inning, Matt Holliday homered and the Rockies pounded the St. Louis Cardinals 9-1 in Denver on Saturday night. Aug 25, 2018; Denver, CO, USA; Colorado Rockies outfielder Matt Holliday (7) connects for a solo home run in the seventh inning against the
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KABUL (Reuters) – Afghanistan’s President Ashraf Ghani rejected on Sunday resignations tendered a day earlier by three senior security officials, the government said. FILE PHOTO: Afghan President Ashraf Ghani speaks during a news conference in Kabul, Afghanistan July 15, 2018. REUTERS/Mohammad Ismail The resignations from Defence Minister Tariq Shah Bahrami and Interior Minister Wais Barmak,
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YANGON (Reuters) – Two Reuters journalists, Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, have been detained in Myanmar since Dec. 12, 2017. At the time of their arrests, they had been working on an investigation into the killing of 10 Rohingya Muslim men and boys in a village in Rakhine state. FILE PHOTO: Detained Reuters journalist
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(Reuters) – Russia’s Daniil Medvedev turned back American Steve Johnson 6-4 6-4 at the Winston-Salem Open on Saturday to win his second career title in a tune-up for next week’s U.S. Open. FILE PHOTO: Aug 9, 2018; Toronto, Ontario, Canada; Daniil Medvedev of Russia plays a shot against Alexander Zverev of Germany (not shown) in
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HONOLULU (Reuters) – All coastal weather warnings and watch advisories for the Hawaiian Islands were lifted on Saturday as Tropical Storm Lane weakened further and drifted to the west, away from land, the National Weather Service (NWS) said. FILE PHOTO: Tourists watch surfers in Waikiki Bay as Tropical Storm Lane approaches Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S. August
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(Reuters) – Police in North Carolina arrested seven people on Saturday during scuffles at a university campus where demonstrators earlier this week had toppled a statue of a Confederate soldier, a campus official said. FILE PHOTO: University of North Carolina police lay a tarp atop the toppled statue of a Confederate soldier nicknamed Silent Sam
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