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Trump no longer following Saudi-UAE script on Qatar, says former envoy

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Larijani was referring to the move initiated by Saudi Arabia on June 5 past year, and later joined by the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Bahrain, Egypt, Libya, the Maldives, Djibouti, Senegal and the Comoros in cutting off all diplomatic ties with Qatar by accusing the country of "sponsoring terrorism". Read More »

Republicans see possible DACA deal despite Trump's Twitter posts

Hi, pals. The government might shut down, Steve Bannon got subpoenaed and various senators have selected their hill to die on: the one where the president said "shithouse" instead of "shithole" in a meeting last week . "Democrats need to quit playing politics". He then said phase two should include the implementation of full border security as well as a pathway to citizenship for the majority of the estimated 11 million illegal immigrants, most of whom "are not crooks, drug dealers, ... Read More »

[David Ignatius] UN envoy finds North Korea reluctant to enter nuclear talks

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North Korea is under a United Nations arms embargo and the Security Council has banned trade in exports such as coal, textiles, seafood, iron and other minerals to choke funding for Pyongyang's missile and nuclear programs. The ransomware crippled hospitals, banks and other companies infecting more than 230,000 computers in over 150 countries across the globe. "It's not about holding a country accountable but about simple culpability". Read More »

BSF jawan killed in ceasefire violation by Pakistani troops in Jammu

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The girl was hit at the house of her maternal uncle at Pindi Charkan village of Arnia. There was panic among the villagers and they stayed indoors, he added. He has been identified as head constable Suresh. The soldier from Tamil Nadu is survived by a 13-year-old daughter and six-year-old son. BSF Director General and all ranks salute the supreme sacrifice of Head Constable A Suresh and offered their condolences to the family of the courageous heart. Read More »

City Bank donates $25000 to Texas Tech following court-storming incident

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The Red Raiders are only allowing a field goal defense percentage of.376 to their opponents, with Michigan State leading the entire league by allowing only a.349 field goal percentage to their opponents, according to NCAA.com . The Texas Longhorns will try to find some consistency after alternating wins and losses in their last 6 games, including a 65-64 loss to Oklahoma State in their last outing. Read More »

USA will consider Turkey's concerns about PKK: Tillerson

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Tillerson said he then asks himself: "How do we take that and now use it?" James Jeffrey, a former United States ambassador to Turkey and Iraq who served as a deputy national security adviser to President George W. Tillerson urged Moscow to implement UN Security Council resolution 2254, which he said was a " political framework for peace and stability in a unified Syria ". Read More »

Man charged in bike path terror attack wants plea deal

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Sayfullo Saipov, accused of killing eight people, is willing to plead guilty if prosecutors remove the death penalty, his lawyers told U.S. District Judge Vernon S. Saipov, who worked as a commercial truck driver and Uber driver in the United States before the attack, told investigators he was inspired by the IS videos. Read More »

Govt snoozing as China occupied Doklam; Modi, Sushma misled nation: Congress

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While acknowledging that it would be hard in a democratic country, the Army chief said people would have to take a call on whether they want a safe and secure environment and are willing to accept temporary curbs. A report by Times of India said that whilst the Indian army had acknowledged the building of structures by the Chinese forces in Doklam, it said that the army was keeping a close eye on the development. Read More »

World's largest cave full of Mayan secrets discovered beneath Mexico

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In a statement, GAM said for that reason, Sac Actun now absorbs Dos Ojos. Numerous caves in the Yucatán were actually above sea level and dry at one time. GAM researchers underscore the importance of the finding in relation to the cultural heritage of the Maya civilization that dominated the area before the Spanish conquest. Read More »

US Tables New North Korea Sanctions At UN For Friday Vote

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The new resolution seeks to ban almost 90% of refined petroleum products exported to North Korea , capping them to only 500,000 barrels per year and as an added change in the demands, the diplomats demand the repatriation of North Koreans working overseas within 24 months instead of the 12 months proposed originally. Read More »

Turpins charged with torture after 13 children found chained up and malnourished

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She was so small and emaciated, officers at first thought she was about 10 years old. "It seems the mother was perplexed as to why they were at residence", the city of Perris Police Chief, Captain Greg Fellows, said. Flores said when she was younger and in college, she briefly lived with the couple. "It didn't stand out that it would be a physical abuse or lack of feeding", Ripley said. Read More »

Trump threatens to cut off aid to Palestinians

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The State Department said it was releasing the rest of the installment - Dollars 60 million - to prevent the agency from running out of cash by the end of the month and closing down. president said that the USA does not get any form of respect or appreciation from the aid it gives to countries that are torn by conflict or natural disaster. Read More »

Gay couple sues, says hateful pamphlets delivered instead of wedding programs

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The programs the couple had ordered were straightforward, listing members of the wedding party, the order of events for the ceremony, and lyrics to the song that would play when they walked down the aisle . "The pamphlets - plainly sent to threaten and attack Mr. Heasley and Mr. Borg because they are gay - warn that 'Satan entices your flesh with evil desires, '" the suit says. Read More »

Trump says USA will impose huge 'fine' over China IP theft

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Reuters reports that the president did not specify what he meant by a "fine". The comments, made in an interview with Reuters , appear to signal an increased willingness to take retaliatory trade action against China. "I don't think so, I hope not", Trump said. "I suspect the USA measures will involve restrictions in areas where we don't have WTO (World Trade Organization) obligations", Schott said. Read More »

Singer Joy Villa accuses Trump's former campaign manager of sexual assault

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According to Villa , a Trump superfan, she and Lewandowski were at a holiday party in late November at the Trump hotel in D.C. when she went over and asked for a photo with him. Villa made news earlier this year when she wore a dress displaying Trump's campaign slogan at the Grammys . When she confronted Lewandowski and told him that she could accuse him of sexual harassment, Lewandowski laughed it off. Read More »

Eagles Glenn Frey's Widow Files Wrongful Death Lawsuit

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She charged that gastroenterologist Steven Itzkowitz botched the treatment of the musician's ulcerative colitis between October 19, 2015, and November 2015. Steven Itzkowitz. The family's lawyer declined comment. Glenn Frey founded The Eagles with Don Henley, who acted as drummer and co-lead singer, along with Bernie Leadon and Randy Meisner. Read More »

Trump re-tweets falsehoods about outgoing FBI Deputy Director's wife

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A Nadler adviser told The Washington Post that Republicans' conduct was "what we have come to expect from Republicans who continue to try and distract, discredit and undermine the special counsel investigation". And the chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee has already called for his removal. Just because it's the holiday season, doesn't mean President Donald Trump will stop posting controversial tweets. Read More »

LaLiga: Pique pens new Barcelona contract through to 2022

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His current contract was to expire later this year. Pique progressed through the Barca youth academy after initially joining the club in 1997, aged 10. Since then, along with collecting just about every major domestic honour, he has helped Spain to World Cup glory in 2010 and a European Championship triumph in 2012. Read More »

Trump Says N. Korea Close on Missile, Russia Helping Regime

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State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said in a press release last week. In Korea , we are witnessing a series of diplomatic maneuvers revolving around ice skating, the Winter Olympics , and a dance troupe. He added that he is basically " not sure that talks will lead to anything meaningful " since they have been going on for 25 years now. "And they get closer every day ", Trump told reporters in a 53 minute interview . Read More »

University of Alabama Condemns Proudly Racist Sorority Girl's 'Ignorant and Disturbing' Video

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Local news station WBRC reports that University of Alabama student and Alphia Phi sorority member Harley Barber made a video of herself shouting racial slurs during a vehicle ride with some of her friends. It's clear Barber never bothered to learn about racial sensitivity - or even to respect human beings - and at her age, that is inexcusable. Barber told the Post Wednesday that she was kicked out of school and was headed to her home state of New Jersey. Read More »

Macron wants British cash for Calais despite £45m deal

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Two previous attempts have been made to loan the Tapestry. The leaders will address the sensitive issue of immigration, with border arrangements in northern France likely to be scrutinised. "It can't be that when one country says we need a bung we give them a bung". Macron made a renegotiation of the Le Touquet deal one of his campaign pledges. Read More »

Sri Lanka bans women from buying alcohol

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The decision came almost a week after the finance minister revoked the 38-year-old ban. 'The idea was to restore gender neutrality, ' ministry spokesman Ali Hassen said of the decision Wednesday to roll back the ban. Several women have gone to court saying the 1979 rule on alcohol was discriminatory. Announcing the measures, the finance minister had said that strict curbs on Sri Lanka's licenced liquor manufacturers only encouraged a black market for spirits, and deprive the state of ... Read More »

Without rain, South Africa could run out of water by April

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The World Wildlife Foundation (WWF ) has warned that should the dams run dry there are dire consequences for Cape Town. Cape Town will next month slash its individual daily water consumption limit by 40 percent to 50 litres, the mayor said Thursday, as the city battles its worst drought in a century. Read More »

Surveillance shows arrests of parents in Southern California torture case

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The children's parents were unable to provide a logical explanation as to why the children were restrained in the house, in Muir Woods Road, Perris, California . Ripley reviewed three videos of the couple's renewal ceremonies and says they now seem "haunting and disturbing". They practically kept them as slaves, with one child as young as two years old and many others being shackled to bedposts and kept in fully darkened rooms. Read More »

China detects position of sunken oil tanker Sanchi

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After burning for a week, sending thick black smoke hundreds of meters into the air, the Sanchi exploded and sank Sunday about 530 kilometers (330 miles) southeast of the city of Shanghai on the Yangtze River estuary. The SOA said in its statement late Wednesday it had collected water samples from 19 spill sites, and found water from five sites had petroleum substances at levels exceeding standards. Read More »

Hawaii had authority to undo missile alert, FEMA says

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A Japanese broadcaster was forced to apologise after issuing an alert that incorrectly warned that North Korea had launched a ballistic missile against the country. Under fresh scrutiny after the weekend's ballistic missile alert, internet users found a seemingly worrisome photo taken at Hawaii's EMA headquarters. Read More »

North Korean Athletes Will March With South Koreans At Pyeongchang Olympics

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The two sides had met at the border village of Panmunjom , located along the heavily guarded Demilitarised Zone (DMZ) for working-level talks. Meanwhile, the DPRK will dispatch its 150-member delegation, including athletes , cheerleaders, art performers and reporters, to the Winter Paralympic Games set to kick off on March 9 in PyeongChang county. Read More »

Irish women have travelled for an abortion, Simon Harris says

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Between 1980 and 2016, 170,000 Irish women travelled to the United Kingdom for an abortion, while it's estimated that 1800 women ordered pills online, with the intention of terminating their pregnancy without medical supervision. That amendment was put to the people back in September of 1983 (could that really be almost 35 years ago?) when Garret Fitzgerald led a Coalition Government of Fine Gael and Labour, but the proposal had been in the pipeline from the previous Fianna Fáil administration ... Read More »

Saba Qamar gets emotional as she recalls humiliating experience at global airport

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In a 49-second video that has gone viral now, a teary-eyed Saba is seen saying she faces a lot of humiliation while going through the process of security checking when the airport staff looks at her with suspicion. In Tbilisi, my Indian crew was allowed to go. But I was stopped because of my Pakistani passport. They did full investigation. Further speaking about the reality of Pakistan, Saba Qamar said it was that day when she realised what's the difference. Read More »