• Two killed on Gaza-Egypt border
Two killed on Gaza-Egypt border

Hamas officially announced the death of al-Jaafari, stating that he was killed "by one of the people who believes in the ideology that deviates from the right path". Israel, the only other country Gaza borders, has maintained a decade-long blockade on the strip it says is necessary to prevent the terror group from acquiring weapons that could be us...

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  • No Powerball victor, jackpot now grows to $510 million
No Powerball victor, jackpot now grows to $510 million

You should check your ticket (s) to see if you matched any of the numbers or Powerball for a small win. It's one of the largest jackpots in history, but doesn't come close to the record $1.6 billion Powerball jackpot from January 2016. That's a cash value of about $273 million. It's unclear how much money they will receive for selling the ticket....

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  • Top US military officer warns N Korea that US military ready
Top US military officer warns N Korea that US military ready

Mr. Carlin, who agrees with proposals to scale back the exercises, said many policy makers would regard any concessions on the annual drills as rewarding North Korea's bad behavior. Fang said China attached great important to his visit and had arranged for him to observe a military exercise. "We've got the intercept capability right now", he sa...

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  • Saudi Arabia's King Salman orders Qatar border be reopened to pilgrims
Saudi Arabia's King Salman orders Qatar border be reopened to pilgrims

King Salman, while ordering the opening of the Salwa border crossing, also said that all Qatari citizens will be allowed to cross the border without the required electronic passes used for pilgrims. Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt cut diplomatic and transportation ties with Qatar in early June, alleging it supports extre...

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  • Threats Force Hollywood Cemetery to Remove Confederate Memorial
Threats Force Hollywood Cemetery to Remove Confederate Memorial

A week before white supremacists gathered in Charlottesville to violently protest the removal of a statue of Robert E. Lee, the L.A. Times ran an op-ed pointing out a Confederate momument tucked away inside one of L.A.'s best-loved tourist attractions: Hollywood Forever Cemetery.

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  • Lebanon votes to repeal marry-your-rapist law
Lebanon votes to repeal marry-your-rapist law

The article 522 of the penal code concerned different crimes such as rape, including of minors, assaults, kidnappings and forced marriages. "If a legal marriage was held between the person who committed any of the crimes mentioned in this chapter and the victim, prosecution will be stopped; and if a verdict in the case was issued, the punishmen...

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  • US Open to Talks if North Korea Ready to Disarm
US Open to Talks if North Korea Ready to Disarm

Gov. Eddie Baza Calvo said Monday it's business as usual in Guam, with no change of threat levels. Meanwhile, Japanese PM Shinzo Abe used a telephone call on Tuesday to praise Mr Trump's commitment to protect United States allies in the region and halt missile launches from Pyongyang .

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  • There will be no war on Korean peninsula: Moon Jae
There will be no war on Korean peninsula: Moon Jae

Moon reiterated that South Korea will not allow the USA to carry out a pre-emptive strike against North Korea. North Korea, punished by a severe new round of US -led economic sanctions approved this week by the U.N. The United States is prepared to defend South Koreans and Americans against "a limited attack" by North Korea, the Pentagon's top mi...

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  • Pres. Trump warns North Korea against attacking Guam
Pres. Trump warns North Korea against attacking Guam

In recent months, China has joined with Russian Federation in calling for the U.S.to suspend annual military drills with South Korea in exchange for Pyongyang halting its missile and nuclear tests as a first step toward direct talks. "I see the need for enduring work at the U.N. Security Council.as well as tight cooperation between the countries ...

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  • PH prepares for possible North Korea missile debris
PH prepares for possible North Korea missile debris

President Donald Trump is seeking continued help from China's president in addressing the threat posed by North Korea's nuclear developments. "The most important task at hand is for the US and North Korea to "hit the brakes" on their mutual needling of each other with words and actions, to lower the temperature of the tense situation and pr...

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  • BJP wins local body polls in Madhya Pradesh
BJP wins local body polls in Madhya Pradesh

He said the victory is a gift to party president Amit Shah ahead of his state tour. "The BJP won 25 seats, the Congress 15, while three seats were won by Independent candidates", a Madhya Pradesh Election Commission official said. The BJP's performance brought some relief to Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan who had come under...

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  • Pauline Hanson slammed for burqa stunt in Senate
Pauline Hanson slammed for burqa stunt in Senate

Why is it not the same case for someone who is covering up their face and can not be identified. The One Nation leader has gone to great lengths to make her point, turning up to question time in a burqa. "We have about 500,000 Australians in this country of the Islamic faith and the vast majority of them are law abiding, good Australians. And I w...

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  • How you and your kids can enjoy the solar eclipse safely
How you and your kids can enjoy the solar eclipse safely

Those who have questions or who feel their vision may have been affected by the solar eclipse are urged to contact Pacific University EyeClinics. He added, "If yours are not ISO 12312-2, that's the safety standards, it's the global standards, and if you have eclipse glasses and they are not ISO standard, make sure you don't use those".

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  • Aaron Judge hits 457-foot home run in Citi Field
Aaron Judge hits 457-foot home run in Citi Field

The Yanks (64-55) will attempt to sweep the Mets (53-65) on Thursday. Kahnle (2-3), who was acquired from the Chicago White Sox with Robertson on July 18, earned the win by retiring both batters he faced in the sixth. Warren allowed one hit over two innings before Robertson earned his 14th save, and his first since the trade, with two strikeouts ...

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  • Former presidents Bush condemn 'racial bigotry, anti-Semitism and hatred'
Former presidents Bush condemn 'racial bigotry, anti-Semitism and hatred'

While it does not mention President Donald Trump , the statement comes less than 24 hours after the president gave a highly charged press conference on the topic. "They have no place in America or GOP". "This is a time for moral clarity, not ambivalence", Jeb Bush , who ran unsuccessful presidential campaign past year, wrote on Facebook o...

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  • Remains Found in Search for Natalee Holloway
Remains Found in Search for Natalee Holloway

This informant has a friend who was friends with Joran van der Sloot . Ward said on Today that the remains had been sent out for testing, and were recently confirmed to be human remains. Holloway's father Dave Holloway has said he's hoping for closure after the remains' discovery. Ward and the elder Holloway are in a new show " The Disappear...

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  • North East students await A-level results
North East students await A-level results

Students can find out whether a university has chose to offer them a place from 8am on Track on A Level results day . People can actually apply through clearing if needed from June 30 - but its most frequently used after results day by people who have just missed out on their grades.

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  • 400 dead, 600 missing in Sierra Leone mudslide
400 dead, 600 missing in Sierra Leone mudslide

She is now searching for her baby and has not seen her husband since the disaster. With rain forecast for at least the coming week, the threat of further mudslides around Freetown remained. Witnesses described a particularly hard-hit area in the Regent district, saying roads became "churning rivers of mud". "Neighbors have welcomed the survivor...

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  • China surpasses Japan to become biggest U.S. creditor
China surpasses Japan to become biggest U.S. creditor

China reclaimed its position as the world's largest holder of U.S. Treasury securities in June after nine months, the latest data from the U.S. Treasury Department showed on Tuesday. The yuan has been supported by efforts of the People's Bank of China, its central bank, to beat off currency speculators. Whatever the reason, with the Chinese yuan mo...

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  • Mayor wants Trump to delay Phoenix rally
Mayor wants Trump to delay Phoenix rally

The president has been holding campaign-style events in Trump-friendly areas since he took office. The request made in a statement Wednesday was a measure of the extraordinary passion stirred by Trump's equivocal comments on the white supremacists and neo-Nazis involved in the violence last weekend at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville...

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  • US Service Member Killed in Eastern Afghanistan, Pentagon Says
US Service Member Killed in Eastern Afghanistan, Pentagon Says

The latest death brings the number of American service members killed while involved in the fight against ISIS-K this year to seven, and the total for us troops in Afghanistan this year to 10. "The Guard members were on a mission "... aimed at further reducing Islamic State of Iraq and Syrian-Khorasan presence in Afghanistan", the statement said.

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  • Flooded Assam Celebrates Independence Day With Pride
Flooded Assam Celebrates Independence Day With Pride

Dhemaji district in upper Assam is the worst-hit where almost one lakh people were affected. The recent toll is apart from the 84 persons who died in the first wave of floods that hit the state between April to June. In north West Bengal, five districts have been affected with about one lakh people reeling under the flood water of the swollen river...

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  • Trump blames 'many sides' for violent clashes in Charlottesville
Trump blames 'many sides' for violent clashes in Charlottesville

That's why, he said, it's more important than ever for police departments to plan ahead for such potential problems, "to ensure that when lawlessness erupts - and it did, and it did quickly - that there is a response that's immediate, that can knock down or at least mitigate the level of damage that will be caused by this violence".

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  • Trump lawyer forwards email echoing secessionist rhetoric
Trump lawyer forwards email echoing secessionist rhetoric

We got a long way to go for us as a society and for us as African-Americans until we feel equal in America", he said in May, after his Los Angeles home was vandalized. "You're changing history, you're changing culture", Trump warned. "Unlike you, unlike the media, before I make a statement I like to know the facts", he added .

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  • India issues visa to Pakistani woman seeking cancer treatment
India issues visa to Pakistani woman seeking cancer treatment

Visas would be given to all the sterling cases from Pakistan that are pending with the Ministry, said the Foreign Affair Minister, Sushma Swaraj. President Trump further welcomed the first ever shipment of American crude oil to India, which will occur from Texas this month, pledging that the United States would continue to be a reliable, long-t...

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  • Baby Dolphin Dies After Tourists Pose For Selfies On Spanish Beach
Baby Dolphin Dies After Tourists Pose For Selfies On Spanish Beach

The dolphin was believed to have been sick or stranded from its mother, and animal welfare staff had been called out to rescue it but the animal was dead once they arrived. According to the group, the baby dolphin was still of breastfeeding age and had become stranded in shallow waters. "This offspring ranged from being sick or losing her mot...

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  • NAFTA Talks Off to a Rocky Start
NAFTA Talks Off to a Rocky Start

Some union activists now oppose the administration's renegotiation of NAFTA as "racist", and called for the full cancellation of the deal. NAFTA renegotiation will be a major test of Trump's ability to meet his campaign promises to restore US manufacturing jobs.

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  • N.Korean leader briefed on missile-launch plan
N.Korean leader briefed on missile-launch plan

Meanwhile, China and Russian Federation called for the United States to suspend planned large-scale military exercises in exchange for North Korea suspending its missile and nuclear test as a first step toward direct talks. State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert would not say whether the United States needed South Korean permission to launch...

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  • Provocations may end up in Korean nuclear war: Journalist
Provocations may end up in Korean nuclear war: Journalist

U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis also warned on August 14 that the U.S. will go to war with the North if it fires missiles at Guam. Military officials here said the upcoming South Korea-U.S. Dialing back his provocative rhetoric, President Donald Trump tweeted Wednesday morning saying North Korea's leader made a "very wise" and "well-reaso...

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  • Merkel reaffirms target of 1 mln electric cars by 2020
Merkel reaffirms target of 1 mln electric cars by 2020

Speaking in Portsmouth, England, on a visit to a new aircraft carrier, May said: "I see no equivalence between those who propound fascist views and those who oppose them, and I think it is important for all those in positions of responsibility to condemn far-right views whenever we hear them".

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  • Terror funding: NIA conducts fresh raids in Kashmir
Terror funding: NIA conducts fresh raids in Kashmir

The raid is being carried out at locations including Srinagar , Baramulla and Handwara. Further details are awaited. Those searched included three close associates of Zahoor Watali, a prominent businessman in Kashmir, who was already under the NIA scanner and has been quizzed by the agency officials earlier.

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  • Pence Defends Trump on Charlottesville, Slams Media
Pence Defends Trump on Charlottesville, Slams Media

Robert E. Lee IN with George Washington. Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos and Argentine President Mauricio Macri both said the region would not accept a military intervention in Venezuela , after their respective meetings with Pence.

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  • Paralegal killed in Charlottesville terrorist attack allegedly carried out by fascist
Paralegal killed in Charlottesville terrorist attack allegedly carried out by fascist

According to ABC News , friends and family at the service inside the Paramount Theater wore purple, Heyer's favorite color. During the service , Heyer's father, Mark, said that "no father should have to do this". We just need to forgive each other. "That's how Heather was". Bro said in a statement, "Thank you , President Trump , for tho...

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  • Mother of Charlottesville Victim Thanks Trump
Mother of Charlottesville Victim Thanks Trump

On Wednesday, Susan Bro received a standing ovation as she assured mourners Heather's death only "magnified" her voice - and that continuing to have dialogues is the only way to "carry Heather's spark through". "She always had a very strong sense of right and wrong . You know, we don't, I don't really get too involved, I moved him out to his o...

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  • Dolly Parton Finally Has A Kids' Album
Dolly Parton Finally Has A Kids' Album

I Believe In You will be released digitally on September 29 and the physically on October 13. It's been 20 years since the Imagination Library was launched. Her vision, according to the Imagination Library's website, was to get books into kids' hands to "foster a love of reading among her county's preschool children and their families".

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