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World News Update, what you need to know

AAP logoAAP 11/08/2016

Two bombs have exploded in the Thai seaside resort of Hua Hin, killing one woman and injuring 10 people, Thai police say.

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WASHINGTON - Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has called US President Barack Obama and Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton "co-founders" of Islamic State, igniting fresh criticism of his inflammatory campaign style.

WASHINGTON - Islamic State's Amaq news agency says the 24-year-old Muslim convert killed during a Canadian police raid was a "soldier" of Islamic State.

WASHINGTON - The US Drug Enforcement Administration has denied requests to stop classifying marijuana as a dangerous drug with no medical use, leaving users and businesses in limbo after many states have legalised it for medical or recreational purposes.

WASHINGTON - US House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi says the recent cyber attack on Democratic politicians was "broad" and that Russians were clearly behind the breach, adding that the damage was still being investigated.

AUCKLAND - By the end of the century most of the world will be too hot to host the Olympics in summer, researchers say.

SEOUL - Samsung Electronics has unveiled its new phablet, Galaxy Note 7, a curved-edge smartphone that comes equipped with a stylus, is fully water-resistant and boasts of an iris scanner, to the media in Seoul.

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