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Disney reveals first look at Emma Stone as Cruella de Vil

Disney has offered a sneak peek of Emma Stone as Cruella de Vil in a punk-rock re-imagination of the classic movie villain.
The Oscar-winning actress appears dressed in leather and joined by three Dalmatians in a photo posted Saturday by Walt Disney Studios.
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2 dead as storm triggers landslides, hits south China coast

TAIPEI, Taiwan -- A powerful tropical storm swept across southern Taiwan, triggering landslides and flooding and leaving at least one dead before it hit southern China on Sunday morning, officials said.
A 17-year-old died and two children were injured in another landslide in the northern Philippines on Saturday, authorities reported.
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Federal NDP leader Singh makes stop in Edmonton, party's lone Alberta riding

Federal NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh visited the party's lone riding in Alberta on Saturday in an effort to build momentum in the province ahead of the fall election.
The New Democrats have failed to translate strong support for the Alberta NDP into gains at the federal level.
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Large explosion shakes Hezbollah stronghold in south Beirut

BEIRUT - People in southern Beirut say a large explosion has shaken a Hezbollah stronghold and triggered a fire.
The nature of the blast early Sunday was not immediately clear. Some residents said it may have been caused by an Israeli drone that went down in the area.
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NASA investigating what could be first-ever space crime: report

An American astronaut is at the centre of what could be the first crime in space after she admitted to accessing her estranged wife’s bank account from the International Space Station.
Decorated NASA pilot Anne McClain, who was on a six-month mission aboard the ISS at the time of the incident, acknowledges accessing the account but denies any wrongdoing, according to a report from The New York Times.
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NASA investigating what may be first allegation of crime in space: report

An American astronaut is at the centre of what could be the first allegation of a crime in space after she admitted to accessing her estranged wife’s bank account from the International Space Station.
Decorated NASA pilot Anne McClain, who was on a six-month mission aboard the ISS at the time of the incident, acknowledges accessing the account but denies any wrongdoing, according to a report from The New York Times.
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Police say man left photocopy of his face after alleged break-in

Toronto police are asking for help identifying a man who allegedly broke into a commercial property and left a photocopy of his face behind.
Police say they were called to the property on Friday for a break and enter in the city's north end.
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Obama includes three Canadians on summer playlist

Three Canadian artists have made it onto former U.S. president Barack Obama's summer playlist.
Obama tweeted 44 songs Saturday that he and his wife, Michelle, have been listening to over the course of the summer.
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Democrats vote against holding debate on climate change

SAN FRANCISCO -- The Democratic National Committee on Saturday quashed a push from climate activists and some national party members who want a 2020 presidential primary debate devoted exclusively to the climate crisis.
The national party committee voted 222-137 at its summer meeting in San Francisco against a resolution that effectively would have rolled back debate rules set by Chairman Tom Perez and freed presidential candidates to participate in a climate-only debate.
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Disney teases Star Wars, Frozen 2 and more at annual expo

At the Walt Disney Company's biannual D23 convention, a faint image of the Star Wars character Emperor Palpatine in the background of a new poster can cause as much of a stir as actual appearances from movie stars such as Angelina Jolie and Dwayne Johnson.
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Israel strikes at Iranian forces over Damascus to take down alleged armed drones

Israeli aircraft on Saturday struck Iranian forces near Damascus that were allegedly planning to launch armed drones at targets in Israel, an Israeli military spokesperson said.
"The strike targeted Iranian Quds Force operatives and Shia militias, which were preparing to advance attack plans targeting sites in Israel from within Syria over the last number of days," the military said in a statement.
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Tropical storm Dorian forms in Atlantic, likely to strengthen

Here are the latest Key Messages on Tropical Storm <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Dorian?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#Dorian</a>. Tropical Storm or Hurricane watches may be needed for portions of the Lesser Antilles on Sunday. The latest info is available at <a href="https://t.co/tW4KeFW0gB">https://t.co/tW4KeFW0gB</a> <a href="https://t.co/3p5kxwCSUo">pic.twitter.com/3p5kxwCSUo</a>
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