On the campaign trail in the USA, August 2016

On the campaign trail in the USA, August 2016
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On the campaign trail in the USA, August 2016

The fourth edition of a monthly series chronicling the U.S. 2016 presidential election. It features original material compiled throughout the previous month after an overview of the month's biggest stories.

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Jeremy Corbyn wins UK labour leadership election

Jeremy Corbyn wins UK labour leadership election
Jeremy Corbyn wins UK labour leadership election

On Saturday morning the UK Labour Party announced incumbent leader Jeremy Corbyn has defeated his challenger Owen Smith by just under 24% in a leadership challenge.

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Scientists claim decrease in hotness of Bhut Jolokia

Scientists claim decrease in hotness of Bhut Jolokia
Scientists claim decrease in hotness of Bhut Jolokia

A group of scientists of the Assam Agricultural University of Assam, India has claimed the Bhut Jolokia, which was once recorded as the hottest chilli in the world in the Guinness World Records, is losing its characteristic hotness with time.

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Water Disputes: Violence hits Karnataka, Tamil Nadu; Supreme Court revises Kaveri water share decision

Water Disputes: Violence hits Karnataka, Tamil Nadu; Supreme Court revises Kaveri water share decision
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Water Disputes: Violence hits Karnataka, Tamil Nadu; Supreme Court revises Kaveri water share decision

On September 12, the Supreme Court of India asked Karnataka to release 12000 cusecs (cubic feet per second) of water from the Kaveri river till September 20 to Tamil Nadu after Karnataka pleaded not to release water. A week earlier, the Supreme Court ordered Karnataka to release 15000 cusecs of water for ten days. Various cities in both states faced violent attacks.

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Wikinews interviews India's first female Paralympic medalist Deepa Malik

Wikinews interviews India's first female Paralympic medalist Deepa Malik
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Wikinews interviews India's first female Paralympic medalist Deepa Malik

Wikinews interviewed Deepa Malik, India's first female Paralympic medalist, who won the silver medal in the Women's Shot Put F53 event finals, at the 2016 Summer Paralympics being held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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