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Manchester City’s Benjamin Mendy given one-year driving ban

Manchester City defender Benjamin Mendy has been banned from driving for a year after accumulating 24 points on his licence.

Three babies stabbed at childcare center

Three newborn babies and two adults were stabbed during a pre-dawn attack at a suspected illegal childcare center in New York on Friday, allegedly carried out by a female employee, police said.

WHO: Alcohol kills over 3 million people yearly

Alcohol is responsible for the death of around 3 million people per year, according to a new report by the World Health Organization.
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Romania charges police chiefs over violence against protesters

The head of Romania's riot police and three senior officials have been charged over the use of violence to break up an anti-government protest in Bucharest that left hundreds of people hurt, prosecutors said Friday.
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Brexit: Theresa May hits back at EU over Chequers plan

Prime Minister Theresa May hit back Friday at the European Union after it roundly rejected her Brexit plan, saying its refusal to compromise was "not acceptable" and reiterating the possibility of walking away from the negotiations.
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Wanted 3D-printed gun maker arrested in Taiwan

The controversial 3D-printed gun maker Cody Wilson has been arrested in Taiwan after authorities in Texas announced he was wanted on charges that he sexually assaulted a minor.

China to become world’s largest country of organ transplants by 2020

China is expected to have the most organ transplant surgeries in 2020, said Huang Jiefu, Director of the China National Organ Donation and Transplantation Committee.

At least 15 killed in bus crash

At least 15 people were killed when a bus collided with a truck in western Afghanistan on Friday, officials said, in the second major traffic accident this month.

Israel’s Avigdor Lieberman angered by leak of West Bank security warning

Israel's defence minister called Friday for the security services to intervene to stop cabinet leaks after details were broadcast of a confidential military briefing urging increased aid for the West Bank to avert new violence.
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EU countries still losing billions in VAT due to fraud

EU member states lost almost 150 billion euros (177 billion dollars) in Value Added Tax revenues in 2016, with a third of that estimated to be due to fraud, the European Commission announced on Friday.
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Sexual abuse: Pope accepts resignation of two more Chilean bishops

Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of two more Chilean bishops, bringing to seven the number, who have stepped down since a sexual abuse scandal swept the nation’s Roman Catholic Church.

Iran denies requesting for a meeting with Donald Trump

Iran has not requested a meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump, foreign ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi said on Friday,.

Three police abducted, killed by militants

The bodies of three policemen abducted by militants were recovered in Indian-administered Kashmir on Friday, police said, as tensions mount ahead of local civic polls.
National Security Adviser John Bolton

John Bolton: New security strategy will enable US conduct cyberattacks freely

The US will be able to conduct and counter cyber attacks more freely under a new cybersecurity strategy signed on Thursday by President Donald Trump, National Security Adviser, John Bolton said.
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Russia warns US it is ‘playing with fire’ with sanctions

Moscow said Friday Washington's latest raft of anti-Russian sanctions that also target China undermined global stability, warning the United States against "playing with fire."
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US imposes sanctions on China for buying Russian weapons

The US has imposed sanctions on the Chinese military over its purchasing of Russian military jets and surface-to-air missiles.
Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang died on Friday at the age of 61 after a serious illness, Vietnam News Agency reported.

Vietnam’s Tran Dai Quang passes on at 61

In office as president since April 2016 after more than four decades at the powerful Ministry of Public Security, Quang had a reputation as a tough leader with little tolerance for dissent.
[FILE PHOTO] Leader of France's Rassemblement National (RN) far-right political party Marine Le Pen gestures as she delivers a speech at a meeting in Fréjus, southern France on September 16, 2018. - AFP PHOTO - YANN COATSALIOU

France’s Marine Le Pen ordered to undergo psychiatric tests over IS tweets

French far-right leader Marine Le Pen expressed outrage Thursday after being ordered to undergo psychiatric tests for tweeting pictures of atrocities committed by the Islamic State group.

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Eight soldiers killed, more than 20 injured in Iran parade attack

At least eight troops were killed on Saturday in an attack on a military parade in the southwestern province of Khuzestan, the province’s deputy governor Ali-Hossein Hosseinzadeh said.
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Mateo Kovacic: I still watch Paul Scholes to improve

Chelsea's Mateo Kovacic says he still watches videos of former Manchester United midfielder Paul Scholes to help him improve.
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Facebook rolls out dating service

The social media giant chose the Latin American country as its test lab because Colombians are particularly avid fans of using social networks and websites to find partners.
China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi and Dominican Republic's Chancellor Miguel Vargas shake hands after signing a bilateral agreement in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic September 21, 2018. REUTERS-Ricardo Rojas

China opens embassy in Dominican Republic, Taiwan loses out

China’s most senior envoy has inaugurated a new embassy in the Dominican Republic after the Caribbean country cut ties with Taiwan in a move that prompted U.S. concern over the Asian island’s dwindling number of allies.
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Osun guber: PDP’s Ademola Adeleke votes in Ede

The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Senator Ademola Adeleke, has voted in the ongoing governorship election in Osun State.