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Saudi Arabia has demonstrated leadership in fight against terrorism

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Later in June, the four Arab countries urged Qatar to abide by a 13-point list of demands if it wanted the crippling blockade lifted. In return, the four countries vowed to impose further sanctions on Doha. The Qatari foreign minister, for his part, welcomed France's support for mediation in the row aimed at finding a solution "based on constructive dialogue. Read More »

Pat Robertson Will Interview Donald Trump Because Accountability Is Dead

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Robertson, a former Republican presidential candidate, has for years hosted the faith-based program The 700 Club . Early on in his presidency, Trump gave the Christian station an interview and the channel's reporters were given questions at early news conferences, much to the consternation of mainstream news agencies . Read More »

Judge bans 'obscene' Nice attack images from Paris Match website

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The ruling, made late on Thursday, came after the Paris prosecutor called for the magazine to be removed from sale. Victims associations have also denounced the publication they say is based exclusively on a desire to be "sensational" and to create "a morbid and voyeuristic atmosphere" on the anniversary of the attack. Read More »

US House passes $695.9 billion national defense bill

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Bustos pushed for the language, along with a measure she got inserted in a committee to require the Defense Department to issue guidance on how to decide which items are to be made at arsenals and which it will buy from other sources. But Democrats slammed the amendment as an attempt to single out Islam that was unconstitutional and would feed into the narrative from ISIS that Islam is involved in a "clash of civilizations" with the West. Read More »

Gylfi Sigurdsson's future with Swansea still in doubt

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They added: 'Having played v Barnet last night, Gylfi did not feel in the right frame of mind to travel due to the current uncertainty over his future'. Clement also conceded that the 27-year-old was subject to " strong interest " and could follow new Burnley midfielder Jack Cork out of the Liberty Stadium exit door providing a very good offer is received. Read More »

Thabo Sefolosha joins the Utah Jazz; Lakers waive David Nwaba

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Their best player is now gone, as Hayward joined the Celtics, and the 2017/2018 season might be a tougher challenge for the Jazz . Former Warriors big man Ekpe Udoh is on his way back to the National Basketball Association. Jerebko spent the last two seasons with the Celtics and averaged 3.8 points and 3.5 rebounds and shot 34.6 percent from beyond the arc previous year. Read More »

United States to appeal ruling weakening Trump travel ban

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District Court Judge Derrick Watson. A federal judge in Hawaii on Thursday further narrowed how President Donald Trump's travel ban for certain foreigners and refugees can be applied. Following the June 27 Supreme Court ruling, the Trump administration issued guidance defining "close family" as parents, parents-in-law, a spouse, children, siblings, and step and half siblings, later adding fiancées to the list. Read More »

Trump attacks Democrats on twitter for obstructing nominees

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Even so, Democrats have repeatedly forced time-consuming procedural votes to limit debate on Trump nominees, who have waited longer than previous nominees for confirmation. By the first August recess of his Administration, President Obama only had 8 cloture votes on his nominations. During a press briefing Tuesday, White House deputy press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders noted McConnell's announcement and accused Senate Democrats of "looking to set a record for pointless and risky ... Read More »

Three Terrorists Open Fire near Temple Mount, Wounding Three, Attackers Neutralized

It stated that the police pursued the three, and killed them, and added that the officers found two rifles and a pistol on the bodies of the three Palestinians. In the courtyard of the compound a final gun battle ensued between the gunmen and Israeli security forces. It was one of the most serious incidents in the city in recent years and threatened to heighten Israeli-Palestinian tensions. Read More »

Canada's Trudeau to name ex-astronaut Julie Payette as new governor general

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Payette, 53, will replace David Johnston, who will retire in September after serving in the position since 2010. After a series of conversations, he said it became clear that he should recommend her for the post . She can speak to you in pretty much any language OK, not any language, but she can speak French, English and hold down a conversation in Spanish, Italian, German and Russian, which she learned in preparation for her first space mission. Read More »

India rejects China's mediation offer to resolve Kashmir issue

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In a weekly briefing Nafees Zakaria the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Spokesperson said, Pakistan is considering the Indian request for the grant of visa to the mother of Kulbushan Yadav, reported Radio Pakistan . The leaders said India and its stooges should know that Kashmiris are committed to take the sacred mission of their martyrs to its logical conclusion. Read More »

Dileep to be produced before court today

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Police have claimed that the conspiracy to abduct and assault the actress and film the dastardly act was hatched by Dileep and "Pulsar" Suni , the prime accused in the case. "We will submit a report about the investigation in the court", Special Prosecutor A Sureshan in the case told reporters. There are also rumours that two MLAs will be called for by the Police as part of their investigations. Read More »

Supermarket Giants Phase Out Single-Use Plastic Bags

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The company now hands out 3.2 billion lightweight plastic bags each year, Woolworths Group CEO Brad Banducci revealed. Woolworths' main competitor, Coles , has not made a similar pledge. "Today's commitment shows we are committed to taking our environmental and community responsibilities seriously", Mr Banducci said. Tasmania, the ACT and South Australia have already put bans in place with Queensland planning to follow suit next years. Read More »

Australia supermarkets to tackle plastic bags

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Woolworths will stop using "single-use" lightweight plastic shopping bags supermarkets and related businesses within 12 months, the retail giant announced today. Dan Murphy's and Cellarmasters are already single-use plastic bag free. However, Australian retailers, who have complained about the cost of navigating different regulations in different states , are believed to be behind delays in implementing plastic bag bans in some places, including Victoria. Read More »

Christian evangelical leaders lay hands over Trump in Oval Office prayer session

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Vice President Mike Pence is also shown in the photo with his head bowed and his eyes closed. The group was said to have prayed for the president during a meeting with members of the Office of Public liaison. Pence told them the president wanted him to bring the leaders over to the Oval Office. He says the visceral reaction to a simple image of the pastors praying for the president has exposed the stark cultural divisions in America. Read More »

Kentucky I-65 crash claims lives of Beech Grove family

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Another northbound commercial vehicle failed to stop and struck the last auto in line triggering the chain reaction. Sowell was treated and released from an area hospital. A young child in that van was taken to Vanderbilt University Medical Center with serious injuries but is expected to survive. His identity has not been released. Read More »

Donald Trump Jr. in the Russiagate hot seat: Editorial Board Roundtable

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The appearance request for Trump Jr . comes after he released emails between him and music publicist Rob Goldstone (picture) regarding a meeting with a Russian lawyer . "They couldn't wait for the meeting to end", he said, adding that he believes she left the documents with the Trump associates, though the AP said it was unclear whether she handed the documents to one of the three men or simply left them in the room upon leaving Trump Tower. Read More »

Suspect Confesses to Killing Four Missing Men

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DiNardo's parents declined to comment after leaving a government building where he spent several hours with the district attorney and other investigators. DiNardo has been charged with four counts of homicide. Court documents obtained by ABC News show both men also face multiple counts of conspiracy, robbery and abuse of a corpse. Read More »

Portman declares he's unsure about new health bill version

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Two GOP senators, conservative Rand Paul of Kentucky and centrist Susan Collins from ME, have said that they would object to holding a vote on the bill in its current form. That's a boost over the $2 billion in the initial bill and an addition demanded by Republicans from states in the Midwest and Northeast that have been ravaged by the drugs. Read More »

Australia proposes law, seeks access to encrypted messages

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The announcement comes close on the heels of a statement released at the recent G20 Summit in Germany that called on the tech industry to provide "lawful and non-arbitrary access to available information needed to protect against terrorist threats", the Washington Post reported . Read More »

Moscow threatens retaliation if Trump doesn't return compounds

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Zakharova said, as translated by TASS, a state-owned newswire. "Washington not only did not rescind the decision to expel our employees, but also refuses to issue visas to those who must travel as replacements", Zakharova said. Undersecretary of State Thomas Shannon. Two compounds belonging to Russian Federation were closed down at the end of 2016 as part of the sanctions introduced by then-President Barack Obama's administration over Russia's alleged interference in the United ... Read More »

'A handsome star': Bradley Lowery funeral held in County Durham

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Friends and relatives walked behind dressed in superhero costumes and football shirts with "Bradley" and the number six printed on the back. I was wondering if school could support his family and allow children to wear football tops on Friday? "I do a lot of charity work and it feels brilliant to raise money for the foundation". Read More »

Hindi-speaking fans disappointed over Rahman's London concert

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Injustice was meted out to them, they cried. Reports suggested that the concert-goers walked out of the hall when the singer sang mostly Tamil songs and not the Hindi ones. The flood of critical tweets has been countered by others pointing out that Rahman did not start out in Bollywood and that "disappointment" over his partly Tamil setlist smacked of ignorance and parochialism. Read More »

Federal Bureau of Investigation confirms remains of Most Wanted fugitive found in Dartmouth

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The remains might be Webb, who is a long time fugitive wanted for the murder of Adams. The Adams shooting and subsequent Webb disappearance constituted the longest running cold case murder of a US law enforcement officer. A $100,000 reward was being offered for information that led to his arrest. If it's not Webb, and he's still alive, he'd be 85 years old. The human remains found buried behind a MA home have been positively identified as a fugitive suspect wanted in connection to the ... Read More »

Infosys gains after increasing revenue growth guidance for FY 2018

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The company has retained its FY 18 revenue guidance at 6.5%-8.5% in constant currency. Our persistent focus on execution in Q1 is reflected in broad-based performance on multiple fronts- revenue growth, resilient margins despite multiple headwinds, healthy cash generation and overall business results . Read More »

Nelsan Ellis' family have shared the heartbreaking circumstances of the star's death

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Ellis is best known for playing the flamboyant Lafayette Reynolds on HBO's vampire drama True Blood . Emily Gerson Saines , the actor's manager, said that Ellis had struggled with alcohol and drug addiction. " Nelsan was a gentle, generous and kind soul ". Among those to mourn his loss was True Blood creator Alan Ball , who said 'Nelsan was a singular talent whose creativity never ceased to amaze me. Read More »