• Gujarat Congress MLAs onboard aircraft enroute to Ahmedabad
Gujarat Congress MLAs onboard aircraft enroute to Ahmedabad

Above 40 Congress MLAs who were staying in Bengaluru have returned to Gujarat early this morning. Union Minister Prakash Javadekar has said it will be good for the BJP to have party President Amit Shah in the Rajya Sabha . There was also a controversy over NOTA (none of the above) option and the Supreme Court had refused to stay its use in...

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  • UN Syria investigator Carla del Ponte quits over lack of political backing
UN Syria investigator Carla del Ponte quits over lack of political backing

The U.N. commission was established in August 2011, just a few months into the conflict, to investigate human rights violations during the war. "At first there was good and bad: the opposition on the side of good and the government in the bad role", Del Ponte told Blick.

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  • Pakistan wants good relations with India: Foreign Minister
Pakistan wants good relations with India: Foreign Minister

Sialkot: Pakistan's Minister for Foreign Affairs Khawaja Muhammad Asif said on Sunday that his country wants to build good neighbourly relations with India. There had been a marked decrease in terrorism incidents in the country, Khawaja Asif noted.The foreign minister opined that the Indus Waters Treaty was heading towards failure due to India's ...

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  • Stephen Miller Is in the Running For Scaramucci's WH Job
Stephen Miller Is in the Running For Scaramucci's WH Job

More broadly, the mention of Miller by White House officials reflects the desire within the West Wing to figure out how to improve communications and fill a job that has vexed the Trump circle ever since Republican operative Jason Miller , who was slated during the transition to be White House communications director, dropped out of consid...

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  • 3 arrested in Anantnag yatri bus attack case
3 arrested in Anantnag yatri bus attack case

The accused, who had allegedly provided vehicles and shelter to the terrorists, were produced before a local court. Reacting to the reports that Pakistani terrorist organisation Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) was behind the terror attack on the Amarnath Pilgrim, Sehgal said that there was absolutely no denying that the attack was executed by the former.

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  • Tiny flesh-eating sea creatures attack teenager at Melbourne beach
Tiny flesh-eating sea creatures attack teenager at Melbourne beach

Half an hour later, he walked out covered in what his family said were tiny marine creatures eating his legs. "A couple of weeks back one of my mates was down the water and he came out with blood on his feet as well", he said. "This was a first, so that's why I query whether it's sea lice or some other creature that have caused the issue". "[Th...

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  • United Nations imposes strict penalties on North Korea
United Nations imposes strict penalties on North Korea

USA envoy to the UN Nikki Haley earlier said North Korea was facing "the most stringent set of sanctions on any country in a generation". The resolution also bans countries from giving any additional permits to North Korean workers - a crucial source of foreign currency for the regime but a situation labelled "a form of modern slavery" by M...

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  • N. Korea's foreign minister claims S. Korea's offer for talks lacks sincerity
N. Korea's foreign minister claims S. Korea's offer for talks lacks sincerity

And the head of american diplomacy will be for the first time in the same room as his counterpart, north Korean Ri Hong-Yo, now in Manila in spite of us pressure for he is not invited. In a separate statement, the White House said the two leaders "affirmed that North Korea poses a grave and growing direct threat to the United States, South Korea, a...

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  • North, South Korean top diplomats talk in Manila
North, South Korean top diplomats talk in Manila

Weapons experts say both of the missiles might have been able to reach the mainland United States if they were fired properly rather than at a higher angle. In a front page commentary on Monday, the overseas edition of the ruling Communist Party's official People's Daily said North Korea's open flouting of United Nations rules with its missile laun...

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  • Chicago to sue Trump administration over funding threat
Chicago to sue Trump administration over funding threat

Sessions announced in July that Justice will not disburse Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program funds to cities that do not share immigration information with federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officers. Four cities - Albuquerque, N.M.; Baltimore, Md.; San Bernardino, Calif.; and Stockton, Calif. - received warnings Thursda...

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  • Palestine Celebrates Victory as Israel Removes Security Measures at Al-Aqsa Mosque
Palestine Celebrates Victory as Israel Removes Security Measures at Al-Aqsa Mosque

The site's religious authority encouraged worshippers to attend after saying Israel had removed the controversial new security measures . The new security checks sparked violence in Jerusalem and elsewhere, including neighbouring Jordan when an Israeli security agent - who later fled the country - killed two Jordanians.

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  • UN Security Council imposes harsh new sanctions on North Korea
UN Security Council imposes harsh new sanctions on North Korea

The U.S. -drafted measure bans North Korea from exporting coal, iron and other items like seafood products. North Korea earns approximately $3 billion per year from exports, according to the US mission to the United Nations, meaning the sanctions could block as much as one-third of North Korea's revenue.

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  • RS polls: Congress MLAs return to Gujarat from Bengaluru amid high security
RS polls: Congress MLAs return to Gujarat from Bengaluru amid high security

The MLAs were whisked away from the airport in Ahmedabad and have been kept at Nijanand resort on the outskirts of Anand town. "All of them (Gujarat Congress MLAs staying in Bengaluru resort) are happy, tomorrow or day after tomorrow they may leave", said Suresh, adding, "Gujarat Congress is united, MLAs want to vote Ahmed Patel and will get ba...

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  • Chris Pratt and Anna Faris announce separation: 'We tried hard'
Chris Pratt and Anna Faris announce separation: 'We tried hard'

The couple, whose son Jack turns five this month, said they were "disappointed" to be making the announcement after trying "for a long time" to save their relationship. She admitted that even though she knew the rumors weren't true, "It made me feel incredibly insecure". I will do my best to protect it, and in return I will give you all of th...

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  • Chinese foreign minister says he pressed N.Korea to follow United Nations resolutions
Chinese foreign minister says he pressed N.Korea to follow United Nations resolutions

What does China want to see happen to "resolve" the North Korean nuclear issue? Following its second test on July 28, the US reached a deal on the sanctions with China, the North's top trading partner and ally. Security Council just made toward North Korea and to not do anything unbeneficial toward the global community such as a nuclear test". ...

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  • Toyota, Mazda to build Dollars 1.6 billion electric cars plant in US
Toyota, Mazda to build Dollars 1.6 billion electric cars plant in US

The automakers' alliance grew out of a May 2015 agreement between Mazda and Toyota to "mutually benefit the companies in such forms as leveraging the resources of both companies and complementing each other's products and technologies toward the goal of making more-appealing cars", Toyota said in a statement.

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  • Dovizioso fastest in Czech GP practice
Dovizioso fastest in Czech GP practice

Thanks to weather gods playing along, the race was declared wet at the start, forcing the entire grid to switch to wet tyres. Meanwhile Honda's world championship leader Marc Marquez will start on pole for the fourth time this season.

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  • 1 of 2 cars stolen from dealership kill 3 teens in crash
1 of 2 cars stolen from dealership kill 3 teens in crash

The news conference will be held at the PNC Bank parking lot, 32491 U.S. Highway 19 and Tampa Road. Jimmie Goshey, 14; and Dejarae Thomas, 16, were killed in the crash. That driver suffered minor injuries. The Explorer went airborne and struck multiple parked vehicles in a auto lot on the northwest corner of the intersection and continued to ro...

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  • Man, 73, banned from beaches for 'seeking his sugarbaby,' officials say
Man, 73, banned from beaches for 'seeking his sugarbaby,' officials say

You've got to hand it to Richard Basaraba: It takes a certain amount of chutzpah to walk around Daytona Beach and give business cards to attractive young women, particularly considering his reasons. They stopped me", he said of the teenagers. "I was giving her a compliment, she was the cutest one". "I can show you my bank account". A "Sugar Daddy",...

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  • China says dialogue vital to tackle Korean peninsula crisis
China says dialogue vital to tackle Korean peninsula crisis

Other countries will also be barred from increasing the "total number of work authorizations", and banned from creating "new joint ventures" with North Korean businesses or people. "Right now we're still in the stage of elevating pressure on the North Korean regime, elevating their feeling of isolation", Susan Thornton, the U.S.

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  • United Nations toughens sanctions on North Korea
United Nations toughens sanctions on North Korea

Just over a week later, the U.S. Treasury Department barred Americans from doing business with the Bank of Dandong, a small Chinese bank on the North Korean border, deeming it a "primary money-laundering concern". It condemns the launches "in the strongest terms" and reiterates previous calls for North Korea to suspend all ballistic missile launc...

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  • 'Its Not A Fishing Expedition,' Rosenstein Defends Russia Probe
'Its Not A Fishing Expedition,' Rosenstein Defends Russia Probe

The Wall Street Journal reported last week that Special Counsel Robert Mueller , a former director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, had convened the grand jury earlier this summer. "The special counsel is subject to the rules and regulations of the Department of Justice, and we don't engage in fishing expeditions", said Rosenstein, who ha...

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  • Amber Alert discontinued after Oklahoma child found in Texas
Amber Alert discontinued after Oklahoma child found in Texas

No further details were immediately released. A county judge dismissed the couple's parental rights for 18-month old Bracie Schivers on Friday evening because of suspected child endangerment. "Tara Springfield is around 5′ 6" with hazel eyes, weighing around 140 pounds. They are believed to be driving a 2011 white Chevrolet C 15 pickup, with Ok...

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  • UN Security Council Agrees Harsher Sanctions Against N.Korea
UN Security Council Agrees Harsher Sanctions Against N.Korea

North Korea has been under United Nations sanctions since 2006 over its ballistic missile and nuclear programs. Thornton made the comments to reporters during an worldwide meeting of foreign ministers in Manila . Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster, President Trump's national security adviser, said in an interview Saturday on MSNBC that a military option was...

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  • Potential Tropical Cyclone nears Yucatan
Potential Tropical Cyclone nears Yucatan

Another area of low pressure about midway between the Cabo Verde Islands and the Lesser Antilles is not so well organized and the NHS says the chance for tropical development over the next five days is about 50 percent. An Air Force Reserve reconnaissance aircraft is scheduled to investigate this system tomorrow afternoon, if necessary. Turning...

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  • China knocks Trump's tweets: 'Emotional venting' can not become policy
China knocks Trump's tweets: 'Emotional venting' can not become policy

Following an North Korean intercontinental ballistic missile test in July, Trump voiced his frustration with the Chinese on Twitter, saying "I am very disappointed in China". "China has no magic wand to solve the (problem)", the article said. Editor's note: The following is a roundup of archival stories related to North Korea.

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  • China hits back at Trump criticism over N Korea
China hits back at Trump criticism over N Korea

The US has sent aircraft carrier-led strike group to the Korean peninsula to step up pressure against North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un to refrain from developing a nuclear-tipped ballistic missile capable of reaching mainland US. Thornton said Tillerson, who is due in Manila on Saturday, would be seeking greater cooperation in isolating North Kore...

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  • Diana Tapes: Princess Diana caught Charles having phone sex with Camilla
Diana Tapes: Princess Diana caught Charles having phone sex with Camilla

The claims emerged in 12 hours of footage filmed by a handpicked BBC cameraman five months before her death in 1997. "Though the recordings were made in private, the subjects covered are a matter of public record and provide a unique insight into the preparations Diana undertook to gain a public voice and tell her own personal story, which cul...

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  • 'Agent of influence' Huang Jing resigns as Keppel Land independent director
'Agent of influence' Huang Jing resigns as Keppel Land independent director

The Home Ministry announcement said Huang "engaged prominent and influential Singaporeans and gave them what he claimed was "privileged information" about the foreign country, so as to influence their opinions in favor of that country". Yang was aware that her husband was using his position to promote a foreign country's agenda, MHA said. Huang and...

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  • China urges North Korea to make 'smart' decision after sanctions
China urges North Korea to make 'smart' decision after sanctions

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has left the door open for talks with Pyongyang, but he said they would not be productive unless North Korea is willing to give up its nuclear ambitions. Tillerson is in Manila for an annual summit hosted by Southeast Asian countries collectively known as ASEAN. The situation in North Korea is likely to do...

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  • 43 civilians killed in US-led airstrikes in Syria's Raqqa
43 civilians killed in US-led airstrikes in Syria's Raqqa

The administration's "campaign of annihilation" - promoted by Defense Secretary James Mattis - has put USA -backed forces on the verge of victory in Raqqa, the principal ISIS stronghold in Syria . "To date, based on information available, (the coalition) assesses that, it is more likely than not, at least 624 civilians have been unintentionally k...

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  • Dip In Approval Shows Voters Want Trump To Focus On His Agenda
Dip In Approval Shows Voters Want Trump To Focus On His Agenda

On ABC's This Week program, host George Stephanopoulos reminded Conway that Trump's attorney, Jay Sekulow , had told him that the president was not involved in a writing a misleading letter in defense of Don Jr. His supporters responded with the familiar chant of "Lock Her Up!". A New York Times report published Saturday said that just six m...

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  • 12 militants killed in separate incidents in N. Afghanistan
12 militants killed in separate incidents in N. Afghanistan

Mr Wahdat said that 12 insurgents and seven Afghan troops were killed during the 48-hour battle. It was also reported how hundreds of Islamic State fighters are set to return to the United Kingdom to wage terror with hi-tech bombs. "General Command of Police Special Units launched a large-scale counter-insurgency operation in Baghlan-e-Markazi di...

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  • Alexander Zverev takes Citi Open for fourth ATP Tour title of 2017
Alexander Zverev takes Citi Open for fourth ATP Tour title of 2017

Only Roger Federer has more titles this season, with five. The win was Zverev's first of his career on an outdoor hard court and gives him momentum heading into the U.S. Anderson rescued break points with an ace and a service victor but netted a forehand overhead smash to drop the game. One break in each set was enough for Zverev to enha...

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  • RELEASED: Report shows the cause of the fatal OH ride
RELEASED: Report shows the cause of the fatal OH ride

He was about to begin his senior year in high school and had enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps the week before he was killed. The Ohio State Highway Patrol identified Tyler Jarrell, 18, as the sole person who died during the accident. we will keep all our Fire Ball rides shut until the point when additionally see from the maker for preparatory ...

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