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Two Charities Cancel Mar-a-Lago Events After President Trump's Charlottesville Remarks

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The health system has announced its 2018 fundraiser will not take place at the Palm Beach, Florida-based resort, according to Politico . Gloria Tavera, a Case Western Reserve University medical student who helped lead a petition drive to pressure the clinic to back out, told the website the clinic "should have had the courage to walk away" from Mar-a-Lago "long ago". Read More »

Guam's worries grow as tensions rise between US, North Korea

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When asked about "progress on the diplomatic backchannel", Trump deflected the question while indicating that direct or indirect talks were continuing at some level. Should US allies refuse to let the military to launch strikes from their territory, Guam would be the most likely place from which to launch airstrikes on North Korea , Schuster says, adding that this is how Kim will regard it. Read More »

Nash latest MP caught up in dual-citizenship saga

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Senator Nash is the Minister for Regional Development and Regional Communications. Government MPs have been made to investigate their citizenship status following the shock revelation, sparked by a Fairfax Media investigation, that Australian Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce had automatically been conferred dual-citizenship at birth, due to his New Zealand-born father. Read More »

North Korea delays plan to fire missiles toward Guam

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The drill, part of a 19-day exercise, came after a tense war of words between the United States and North Korea over Pyongyang's threats to fire missiles towards the Pacific island of Guam. On the other hand, the USA insists Pyongyang's denuclearization is vital for any peaceful solution. Kim is reportedly angered by the U.S. joint military drills with South Korea, known as the Ulchi-Freedom Guardian , which are scheduled to start August 21. Read More »

United States says still interested in dialogue with NKorea

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Lee also said that South Korea and the USA are on the same page on the North Korea problem, rejecting concern about the so-called "Korea passing" - the belief that South Korea might be sidelined by the US and other key players in efforts to resolve the crisis. Read More »

AG Jeff Sessions: Trump "absolutely" needs to specifically condemn white supremacy

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Senator Orrin Hatch said on Twitter that "we should call evil by its name", while Senator Corey Gardner said on CNN that "This isn't a time for innuendo or to allow room to be read between the lines". "He will be speaking to the people today, I'm not sure what he'll say, that's my understanding". The rally of white nationalists, met by counter-protests, quickly became violent, prompting the governor to declare a "state of emergency". Read More »

Health Minister JP Nadda, UP CM Adityanath Yogi assess Gorakhpur hospital tragedy

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The principals of all the medical colleges in the state have also been told to personally ensure that there is no shortage of any medicine or oxygen , and no laxity in this regard will be tolerated, she said. Rautela and his team investigating the death of children in the BRD Hospital in his report has reported that the incident occurred due to negligence in duty and disruption of oxygen . Read More »

Umar Akmal issued show-cause over Arthur outburst

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Akmal further added that Arthur abused other players as well and that too quite often. Go and play club cricket since he is not under a PCB contract anymore. Given that Akmal is a player that has found himself in hot water on numerous occasions, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) were quick to pick up on the allegations he made while talking to reporters and issued a show-cause notice against the 27-year-old, which will require him to respond to them within two weeks. Read More »

Phoenix mayor pans Trump plan to hold campaign rally there

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Stanton sent out a statement about the planned August 22 event. He took to Twitter to promote the event less than an hour after Stanton condemned the plan. The president has suggested that he will pardon Arpaio before an October 5 sentencing date. But most controversially, Arpaio set up a Tent City to act as an extension to the Maricopa County Jail. Read More »

Sharad Yadav compares BJP reign with that of Adolf Hitler

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Prominent opposition leaders attended Thursday's meeting, including former prime minister Manmohan Singh, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi, Communist Party of India (Marxist) general secretary Sitaram Yechury and Jammu and Kashmir National Conference president Farooq Abdullah. Read More »

US JCS Chief: Military Option against N. Korea Will Be "Horrific"

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Joe Dunford spoke with reporters after meetings here and in Seoul, South Korea. Gen Dunford met later with Chinese President Xi Jinping, during which both men reinforced the importance of exchanges between their militaries in stabilising a relationship frequently marred by disputes over security, diplomacy and trade. Read More »

Ballymun Shooting Victim Warned His Life Was In Danger

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A child was in the house at the time and was slightly injured. The attacker shot Mr Shannon in the hand and chest as he sat in a auto before making his way to the house where he opened fire. She said the shooting appeared to be related to a "drug turf war" and that Mr Devoy is a "well-known Dublin criminal". "Anyone who was in the Balbutcher Drive area this afternoon between 3pm and 4pm is asked to contact Ballymun Garda Station on 01 666 4400". Read More »

Alibaba's profit doubles to $2.1B after another huge quarter of business

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Following the announcement, New York-listed Alibaba shares jumped more than 4% to $166.38 during the early morning trade on Thursday, pushing them about 90% higher compared to the beginning of 2017. Alibaba, though, has yet to prove the value of several recent large-scale offline investments, according to analysts, including a $2.6 billion infusion into department store chain Intime Retail Group Co Ltd. Read More »

Modi will be nowhere if opposition fights together: Rahul

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Rahul was joined by several other opposition leaders for the meeting . BJP , RSS hit back Responding to Rahul's attack, the BJP dubbed opposition alliance as a conference of defeated people and questioned the Congress' silence on the killings of RSS-BJP workers in Kerala. Read More »

Hollywood forever cemetery to remove Confederate monument

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Lake View is still reviewing whether to re-open on Thursday. In the wake of the Charlottesville protest, anti-fascist protesters removed the Confederate Soldiers Monument in Durham, North Carolina. KIRO 7 News found twelve people are buried at the monument alongside a preserved capsule. The monument will be put into storage later Wednesday. "We must remove statues and flags that represent this country's abhorrent history of slavery and oppression based on the color of people's skin". Read More »

Longmont weather: High of 76 with a chance of afternoon showers

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Expecting lows to dip into the low 60s. That sun will be with us all day as temperatures reach the mid-70s. That's going to lead to a good chance of showers , and maybe a few scattered thunderstorms, on Friday . Sunday's forecast calls for mostly sunny skies with a high of 88 and a 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1 p.m. The partial solar eclipse occurs over New England at 2:46pm and right now, we're expecting clear skies. Read More »

Rape victim, 10, gives birth after being denied an abortion

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The 10-year-old was admitted almost a week ago to a state-run hospital in Chandigarh , in northern India . Abortions are illegal after 20 weeks of pregnancy in India. The abuse by her uncle came to light after the girl complained about a stomach and was taken to hospital where it was discovered that she was 30 weeks pregnant. Read More »

Tamil Nadu enrolment percentage in higher education up to 44.3%: CM

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Palaniswami said Jayalalithaa had worked well and with dexterity as Tamil Nadu's chief minister and brought laurels to the state. He, however, welcomed the decision to convert Jayalalithaa's Poes Garden residence into a memorial. It was in Apollo Hospital here Jayalalithaa was hospitalised for over 70 days. "I don't find any point of setting up this on this inquiry commission". Read More »

The new James Bond is, still Daniel Craig

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Craig, 49, said to Colbert on Tuesday night that he hopes to "go out on a high note". More: Was Daniel Craig's Joke About Cutting Insensitive, or Are We Oversensitive? . The next Bond film, the 25th in the series, is due out in November 2019. "As long as Eon Productions and MGM gave him time to recover from Spectre and/or do other projects in between Bond movies, it was a near-inevitability that he would return for one last ride", Mendelson writes. Read More »

Barnaby Joyce might be a Kiwi

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The parliamentary questions from Hipkins are still unanswered. Liberal frontbencher Michael Sukkar said it was a "serious" issue if an Australian political party was working to undermine the government . In a chaotic day in Canberra, Mr Turnbull's government faced an embarrassing defeat on the floor of Parliament as questions continued over the future of deputy prime minister Barnaby Joyce , an outspoken rural based MP who - it has emerged - is a New Zealander. Read More »

Malala secures Oxford University place

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Previously the 20-year-old revealed she had taken part in a university interview, although didn't explain where it was. She announced her exciting news on Twitter! Malala is among many British students who found out the results of their A-Level exams on Thursday. Read More »

China nixes military option for North Korea

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The top USA military officer said today a military solution to the North Korean missile threat would be "horrific" but allowing Pyongyang to develop the capability to launch a nuclear attack on the United States is "unimaginable". He added improved military contacts would reduce the chances of "miscalculation". Washington this month called on Beijing to endorse a legally binding code of conduct over the disputed region, with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson joining his Australian and ... Read More »

China replaces Japan as largest United States bond holder in June

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Chinese officials said the move was a normal investment decision, as the USA is a significant market for the country and that China is required to make adjustments to cope with various changes in the market. The recent increase in Treasury holdings possibly also reflects an incentive to by US-dollar denominated assets amid rising USA interest rates. China's vast holdings of U.S. Read More »