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Illegally-trafficked tiger cub rescued at the border

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The CBP officer conducting the inspection referred the vehicle and occupants for further inspection. He returned to Mexico on Monday, waited several hours and drove to meet the individual at a nearby club. An 18-year-old man arrived at Otay Mesa port of entry with a 21-year-old passenger in a 2017 Chevy Camaro. That tiger was later named Blanca and resided for many years at the San Diego Safari Park . Read More »

Local Analyst Explains President Trump's Threat of Government Shutdown

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The prospect of the wall, and even of "this man being president", has resulted in lower illegal border crossings, Conway said . The Mexico wall project needs $1.6 billion to start its construction. "The only problem I have with Mitch McConnell is that, after hearing Repeal & Replace for 7 years, he failed!That should NEVER have happened!" Trump, who at the time was not in political office, lashed out at Republicans on Twitter . Read More »

Terror cell behind Barcelona attack linked to Brussels bombings

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A picture taken on August 20, 2017 shows a crane in the rubble of a house, where suspects of this week's twin assaults in Spain were believed to be building bombs, in Alcanar. A waiter at a Ripoll cafe told AFP he had served beers to some of the suspects numerous times, most recently just two days ago. Investigators are looking for DNA traces to see if the imam had been blown up in the explosion in Alcanar. Read More »

India offers aid to Nepal's projects of national priority

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The concerned officials from both countries signed the MoU following the bilateral talks between the Nepali delegation led by Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's delegation. Mr Modi said Prime Minister Deuba and he have agreed to further extend people to people relations through skill development and capacity building initiatives by better connectivity and developing Budhhist and Ramayana tourism circuits. Read More »

Netanyahu Complains to Putin over Iran "Threat"

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Netanyahu made a decision to initiate the meeting with Putin, as well as send a security team to Washington D.C. last week, when it became clear in recent weeks that the Islamic State group is rapidly collapsing and losing ground to Syrian Government, Russian, and Iranian forces. Read More »

Cheerleaders forced into splits

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It was the start of cheer camp at East High School when the 13-year-old Wakefield found herself held down into a split in June by Coach Williams and her new cheerleading teammates. He also broke a world record for tumbling in 2014 when he completed 57 consecutive back handsprings at a University of Colorado American football game, where he was a cheerleader. Read More »

Germany repatriates $28bn in Cold War gold from France & US

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The final batch of 91 metric tons was shifted back to Frankfurt this year, the bank announced yesterday . The lot of 53,780 bars, each weighing 27.5lbs and worth $519,000, will now reside in vaults beneath the bank's headquarters. In the wake of World War II, Germany gradually rebuilt its decimated gold reserves. The UK holds 310 tons, and the European Central Bank 505 tons. But as the rest of the euro zone stumbled from crisis to crisis over the past decade, the German public grew uneasy ... Read More »

United Nations calls for pause, sparing civilians in Syria's Raqqa

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If they are not liberated they will surely die at the hands of ISIS or from starvation. In addition to dangers from coalition forces, IS forces have been using tactics to keep civilians in Raqqa to serve as human shields. It is unknown how many civilians remain trapped in Raqqa and the southern countryside, but the United Nations estimated 25,000. "So whether it's their leaders, their resources, their fighters, their fighting positions, their money, their how to make oil and how to keep ... Read More »

Groups make last-minute push to save national monument areas

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For example, the deeds require the National Park Service, not a state entity, to control the land, St. Clair said. Obama created the 346,000-acre San Gabriel Mountains monument northeast of Los Angeles via executive order . Since then, he has completed his review and recommended no changes for six other monuments: Grand Canyon-Parashant in northwestern Arizona, just across the border from Nevada; Canyons of the Ancients in Colorado; Craters of the Moon in Idaho; Hanford Reach in ... Read More »

Russian Federation warns United States against expanding sanctions against N'Korea

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The Treasury claims the sanctions are in line with the internationally agreed measures against North Koreas missile and nuclear weapons programs. The list of those sanctions includes Chinese and Russian businesses and individuals. "If you support the brutal North Korean regime, there will be a punitive response from the United States", he said . Other businesses and individuals named Tuesday are involved in the energy industry - including North Korea's imports of coal and oil, as ... Read More »

White House ready to release details on transgender military ban

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They will be vetted for "deployability"-the ability to engage in military exercises, serve on a ship for extended periods, and operate in a war zone". "The (Defense) Department continues to focus on our mission of defending our nation and ongoing operations against our foes, while ensuring all service members are treated with respect", the statement said . Read More »

GCSE RESULTS: Parker Academy results rise despite national dip

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Headteacher Mark Guest said: "The school matched its excellent results from previous year with 54 per cent of students gaining GCSEs in English and Maths at grades 4-9.This is an outstanding achievement as the new GCSEs are created to be much tougher and to raise the bar for all students nationally". Read More »

India's top court champions right to privacy

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Besides the four judges including the CJI, Justices J Chelameswar , S A Bobde, Abhay Manohar Sapre, Rohinton Fali Nariman and Sanjay Kishan Kaul wrote separate, but concurring verdicts running into 547-pages. "I think today is an important day for the poor and underprivileged and right to privacy ". During the hearing, the Attorney General had conceded that right to privacy was a fundamental right but a qualified one. Read More »

No Pinoy hurt in typhoon-hit Macau, Hong Kong: DFA

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Residents and government workers pick up polystyrene and other rubbish in Heng Fa Chuen, Hong Kong, Aug. 24, 2017. This strong Typhoon Hato has caused huge damage to Macau along with the city of Hong Kong on Wednesday. "I got out of the vehicle and picked them up so that people could use the roads again", he was quoted as saying. More than 60 million people are in the storm's path, he said. Read More »

Trump Out of Touch With Reality on Afghanistan

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Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Thursday met the top military leadership to formulate a response to the new USA policy on Afghanistan that includes greater pressure on Islamabad to do more to rein in militants. Others suggested ditching the U.S. alliance altogether and embracing China, which has been pouring tens of billions into infrastructure investment in Pakistan in recent years. Read More »

8 missing after landslide in Switzerland

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An alarm system went off on Wednesday in time to allow for the evacuation of about 100 residents. 12 farm buildings, including barns and stables, had been destroyed, according to police statement . She said she first noticed something was amiss when a large flock of birds began flying nervously around the church tower, and then an ear-deafening bang that sent rocks pouring down the mountain. Read More »

Man to Be Executed in a Way Unlike Any Other US Inmate

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The inmate - who has white supremacist tattoos - admitted killing Mr McDowell, but denied the other murder. "Renee Torres née Robert McDowell may have been either white or mixed-race, Hispanic but was not a black man". When Asay was convicted, judges needed only seven of 12 jurors to vote for the death penalty. The U.S. Supreme Court has refused to block the execution of a Florida man scheduled Thursday evening. Read More »

Charleston hostage situation over; gunman wounded

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The wounded person was immediately extricated by the police and transported to the hospital. City's mayor Tecklenburg has denied terming it an act of terrorism. "This was a disgruntled employee". Patsy Plant told the paper he looked like "an ordinary grandpa, but he had a insane look". Even though the name of the suspect has not been released yet, employees of the restaurant have said that he is a dishwasher at Virginia's. Read More »

President Trump to Sign Veterans Bill in Reno, Nev

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The resolution states that "the American Legion considers any individual, group of individuals, or organisations, which creates, or fosters racial, religious or class strife among our people, or which takes into their own hands the enforcement of law, determination of guilt, or infliction of punishment, to be un-American, a menace to our liberties, and destructive to our fundamental law". Read More »

Former state GOP chairman asking all Republicans to denounce Trump

While his official signing statements on the bill made his feelings clear, a report from Politico reveals Trump privately bitched about the law to a number of senators before making his distaste for it a matter of public record. He is the leader of the Republican Party - maybe that is why they won't speak out against him. Corker, in turn, was "unrelenting", and sources familiar with the conversation said the president sounded "frustrated" with the senator's assertion that the bill would ... Read More »

Moscow Opposes 'Endless' Anti-North Korea Sanctions, Urges Dialogue

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The 16 affected entities either do business with previously sanctioned companies and people, work with the North Korean energy sector, help it place workers overseas or facilitate its evasion of worldwide financial curbs. Dandong Rich Earth Trading Co was accused by the US Treasury Department of importing vanadium ore from Korea Kumsan Trading Corporation, which is controlled by the General Bureau of Atomic Energy in Pyongyang. Read More »

More Voters Trust Media Over Trump

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Ten percent of survey respondents said they did not know whether to trust Trump or the news media. According to the poll, voters trust the media more than Trump 54 - 36 percent "to tell you the truth about important issues". In a poll earlier this week by US public radio and television networks and Marist University, 62 percent of respondents said the statues should not be removed. Read More »

Net migration to United Kingdom drops to lowest level for three years

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Ninety-seven percent of worldwide students leave the United Kingdom after their studies, The Guardian reported, suggesting that immigration levels are much lower than previously thought. "It is too early to tell if this is an indication of a long-term trend", she said. A spokesman for the Institute of Directors said "no one should celebrate these numbers". Read More »

Over 10000 Ukrainians killed by military aggression in Donbas

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Each year, Ukrainians celebrate their country's independence on August 24. "Have no doubt, the United States stands with Ukraine", he said. "The U.S. Poroshenko for his part said he was pleased with the discussion with the head of the U.S. Department of defense the question of the supply of arms. Read More »

Forensic Testing Reveals No Gunpowder on Slain Teen's Hands

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The PNP is under fire over the death of Delos Santos , a student who was found dead in an alley with with a.45 pistol and two sachets of shabu. Government officials have emphasized that the case is an isolated one and there is no systematic effort to execute drug suspects or to target minors like Delos Santos. Read More »

Danish inventor charged with manslaughter as Kim Wall's body was identified

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Police said yesterday that the torso, found on Monday south of Copenhagen, was punctured and weighed down in an apparent attempt to ensure that it sank. According to CNN's Swedish affiliate Expressen, the submarine - which had sunk - was found at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, August 11, 15 hours after it had departed Copenhagen. Read More »

Auto runs over Trans Lives Matter protesters in St. Louis

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Louis police at her apartment just north of downtown early Tuesday morning. After they held a moment of silence in memory of Herring , and began walking down South Vandeventer Avenue, a driver attempted to go around them but protesters blocked the auto and some struck the vehicle to signal their disapproval. Read More »

Christian relief agency responds to 'widespread destruction' in South East Asian Floods

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The areas affected by monsoon stretched across the Himalayan foothills in the three countries, causing landslides, damaging roads and electric towers and washing away tens of thousands of homes and crops. Another 71 people were killed in Assam as rivers breached their banks and entered low-lying villages. Flood continues to wreak havoc in 18 districts of Bihar with almost 1.27 crore people bearing the brunt of nature's fury even as the death toll crossed 300 mark. Read More »