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Nobel Laureate's Condition Life Threatening: Chinese Hospital

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Earlier on Wednesday, the hospital released the results of two tests that showed weak liver function. In 2010, while in prison, Liu was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for "his long and nonviolent struggle for fundamental human rights in China" - prompting an infuriated Beijing to place his wife under house arrest and freeze diplomatic ties with Norway, where the prize victor is chosen. Read More »

Oil, lumber companies mobilize to fight BC fires

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Wildfires have swept across the western US and Canada, forcing thousands of evacuations across California, Colorado and B.C., and prompting military personnel to mobilize on both sides of the border to help battle the flames. Sally Aitken and her husband chose to leave their cabin in British Columbia's West Chilcotin region due to wildfires on Sunday. They made a decision to leave after they lost power and smoke from nearby wildfires began to grow thicker. Read More »

Buffalo man among 3 killed fighting ISIS in Syria

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An alliance of Kurdish and Arab militias fighting under the banner of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) is trying to oust Islamic State from its headquarters in Raqqa . A US -backed, Kurdish-led Syrian militia says it has captured a town in northern Syria that was home to a former training camp belonging to the Islamic State group and named after Osama Bin Laden. Read More »

Iranian cancer researcher detained at Logan

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Dehnavi and his family will be released and allowed to enter the USA", hospital spokesman Rob Graham said in the statement. The researcher, Mohsen Dehnavi, holds a visiting work visa that was issued in May. "The family is very anxious", said Shayan Modarres, a lawyer for the D.C. -based council, which has been in contact with the family. Trump's travel ban, which has infuriated human rights bodies, has affected other Iranian academics, researchers, and scientists, too. Read More »

Primo accordo Trump-Putin: sud-ovest Siria, cessate-il-fuoco

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Il penitenziario ha rifiutato di rilasciare un qualsiasi commento al giornale. Anche Putin aveva fatto sapere di non vedere l'ora di incontrare il collega americano e che aveva "molte domande da porgli". Si tratta del primo accordo tra Stati Uniti e Russian Federation. "È un onore per me incontrarla", ha detto Trump a Putin davanti alla stampa e ai fotografi che immortalavano la storica stretta di mano tra i due leader, aggiungendo di sperare in "risultati positivi" dal colloquio. Read More »

Where to watch Women's Cricket World Cup 2017

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For the latter, a strong net run-rate means the situation is not yet alarming, but India faces this match, followed by a clash with New Zealand knowing that it nearly certainly has to win one of these games. 18 years after her debut, she is still breaking records, and she recently became the first woman to score seven consecutive fifties in ODI cricket. "We probably didn't play as consistently as we would have liked [against England]", Lanning said. Read More »

Osun By-election: APC Should Learn From My Victory - Adeleke

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Ademole Adeleke gets INEC's Certificate of Return appeared first on Vanguard News . He demanded the immediate removal of Odigie-Oyegun and cautioned that the APC would suffer more defeats in subsequent elections if its stakeholders like the Acting President Yemi Osinbajo and its 24 state governors fail to address the challenges in the party. Read More »

Trump Pushes Xi To Take Action On North Korea During G20 Talks

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During the course of the G20 summit of world leaders, the U.S. president met with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and assured him that Beijing and Washington fully meant to address the "the problem and menace of North Korea". But before that happens, we should be in for some interesting attempts at inter-Korean diplomacy - still preferable to the ultimate alternative of a war that nobody wants and could spread through the region. Read More »

Militants kill six Hindu pilgrims

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He also said his thoughts were with all those who lost loved ones in the attack. Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that India will never get bogged down by such cowardly attacks and evil designs of hate. According to Indian Express , he is the first Hindu Lashkar militant who has been arrested in Kashmir since militancy erupted in the Valley. The attack deserves strongest condemnation from everyone... Read More »

Tom Catena: Sudan sanctions serve a purpose

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The Trump administration said Tuesday it is delaying a decision on whether to lift sanctions on Sudan by three months. The Obama administration temporarily lifted the sanctions in January, tying their permanent removal to a series of conditions imposed on Sudan, including enhanced counterterrorism cooperation with the USA, unhindered access for aid groups, and a cessation of conflict between armed groups in Sudan. Read More »

3 terrorists gunned down in Kashmir's Budgam district

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According to reports, 2nd RR, 176 Battalion of CRPF and SoG cordoned off Radbug village in Budgam after receiving specific inputs about the presence of some militants. They are identified as Javed Sheikh, Adil of Budgam and Sajjad of Srinagar. T Singh, SSP, informed that the security forces killed and recovered bodies of three terrorists and identity of one terrorist has been ascertained. Read More »

GST effect: Chicken bows out from Kerala dining tables

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However, the dealers say that it is not practical to sell the meat for the amount proposed by the government. The state government is compelled to force traders to sell chicken for not more than Rs 87 per kg. 87. Therefore, it heavily depended on Tamil Nadu for its chicken supply, Mr. Immatty said. Speaking to the media here, Issac said till June 30 Kerala was the only state in the country that levied a tax on chicken - under the 14.5 per cent tax bracket. Read More »

Trump urges action on North Korea in meeting with China's Xi

US President Donald Trump urged Chinese President Xi Jinping to take action on North Korea as the two conducted talks on the sidelines of the Group of 20 summit Saturday. The President also addressed trade issues before his meeting with Xi. "We'd like to work with the United States , and steadily stay in the right direction to develop the China and USA relationship", he said in Chinese. Read More »

Benetton Backs UN Population Fund With Global Family Planning Campaign

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Chief Godwin Ezeemo, an industrialist, who spoke with THISDAY said: "As we commemorate World Population Day today, I enjoin Anambra people to live more consciously". It also aims to support 6 million current family planning users and attract three million more voluntary users. Despite the challenging context, a growing body of evidence shows that provision of family planning in crisis settings is both feasible and cost-effective and is a key element for meeting national family planning and ... Read More »

UMB Bank NA MO Cuts Stake in Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC)

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Also, it has an estimated price-earnings (P/E) multiple of 12.37 and a trailing 12-month price-earnings (P/E) multiple of 13.91. In addition, the Company's SmartEnergy OPS service is a Web real time continuous monitoring service applicable to a facility's refrigeration systems and other energy systems. Read More »

Pope Francis adds pathway to sainthood

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The person must show Christian virtues, at least to an ordinary extent, before and after offering their life. Until now, it required martyrdom, living a life of heroic values or having a clear saintly reputation. One example would be that of Maximilian Kolbe, a Polish priest in the Nazi death camp at Auschwitz during World War II. The burden of responsibility for showing that an offering of life took place is on the diocese or eparchy submitting the positio - the collection of documents ... Read More »

'Morning Joe' Host Leaving GOP to Become Independent

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His announcement was expected to come during Tuesday night's episode of " The Late Show With Stephen Colbert ", the show's executive producer Chris Licht tweeted. He's been hosting the " Morning Joe " since the show's debut in 2007. "You didn't have Republicans coming out saying, "I can never support Donald Trump because he's racist". Read More »

Kim Kardashian Shows Some Skin While Out to Dinner!

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Kim Kardashian has shut down allegations that lines of cocaine were spotted in the background of a recent Insta Story she posted. Fans took to Twitter to grill the star after the video aired. Fans have accused Kim Kardashian of cocaine use after a suspicious substance can be seen in one of her Snapchats. Photos circulated online that did prove Kim and daughter North West did indeed go to Dylan's Candy Bar on Monday. Read More »

300 out-of-province firefighters to fight BC wildfires

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Under normal circumstances, the BC Wildfire Service has sufficient staff, aircraft and equipment available to tackle nearly any situation that may arise during the fire season. The province's electric utility infrastructure has already suffered "significant damage", BC Hydro said in a statement. The utility was actively working Monday to restore electricity. Read More »

Former 'American Idol' contestant charged with punching Palatine bouncer

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Upon their arrival, they were told that a number of patrons, Reinhart among them, were asked to leave after knocking over a table. During an argument with staff, Reinhart, a local resident, is said to have punched a bouncer in the head. After graduating from Wheeling High School, Reinhart attended Harper College where she studied music, with an emphasis on jazz, according to an online biography. Read More »

Woman sets boyfriend on fire, uses urine to put out flames

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According to our news partners at the Pittsburgh Tribune Review , they had an argument before she poured gasoline on him as he slept, then used a cigarette to set him on fire. "I think they had enough urine there to put him out", Chief Burton said. Spencer reportedly suffered burns on 25 to 35 percent of his lower body, but is recovering, police said. Read More »

Randal Quarles nominated to Fed's top supervision role

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Quarles, if confirmed, will be in a position to help steward a comprehensive review of existing regulations to find areas of improvement, rather than building it from scratch. He was also under secretary for domestic finance at the Treasury under President George W. Bush and was the USA executive director of the International Monetary Fund. Read More »

Pistons Bring Back Anthony Tolliver

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Maybe this is the first step that could hep Detroit make a deep playoff run next season. The Kinston, North Carolina native and former Tar Heel sharpshooter was the 25th overall pick in the 2013 NBA Draft. He was a free-agent this summer and the Pistons made a decision to keep him for at least two more seasons by re-signing him. In case you missed it, the National Basketball Association announced back in June that Bullock will be suspended for the first five games of the 2017-18 ... Read More »

Detroit, Flint among 'worst run' cities in America, study says

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One main reason for Salt Lake City's absence - it does not fall within the 100 largest cities in the country, according to recent data . Its combined rankings for financial stability, education, health, safety, economy and infrastructure/pollution put it just below the top third for quality of city services. Read More »

Thomas Rhett Scores Eighth No. 1 Single With "Craving You"

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In one, she holds a Corona Light while resting her hand on Hurd's leg, a nod to the lyrics of " Love In a Bar ", the single he wrote about their relationship. "Eventually, the timing of it was undeniable", Morris says . Morris and Hurd met on the Nashville songwriters' circuit in 2013. He recalled how they met over writing songs when he was just starting to enjoy his success. Read More »

Baylor senior named to the 2017 John Mackey Award watch list

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He became the first player since Dicky Lyons Jr.to have three receiving touchdowns in a game. Jones suffered a high ankle sprain in Tulane's second game of last season and three weeks later he tore ligaments in the same ankle while also breaking a bone in his foot. Read More »

Percent of Americans Have Experienced Online Harassment

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Two-in-ten women ages 18 to 29 said they have been sexually harassed online, and just over half said they have been sent explicit images they did not ask for, according to the survey. adults also found that 66 percent of Americans have witnessed these behaviors directed at others. Pew research associate Maeve Duggan said the increased prevalence of smart phones and social media among older Americans makes them more vulnerable to online harassment. Read More »

European Union money demands for Brexit deal 'extortionate'

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Speaking in the Commons today, Johnson said: "The sums that I have seen they propose to demand from this country seem to me to be extortionate ". He added: "I think go whistle is an entirely appropriate expression". Prime Minister Theresa May has made it clear that if the two sides miss the deadline without achieving a deal she would take the country out of the European Union regardless, raising the prospects of a so-called "hard Brexit". Read More »