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The moment a Chinese plane crash lands in the Philippines

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Four people suffered "superficial scratches" as they evacuated the plane. "All 157 passengers and flight crew are safe". "We have no reports yet of injuries but the passengers were all drenched", said Eric Apolonio, a spokesman of the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines. Read More »

Red Cross: 40 children killed in Yemen bus strike

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The Saudi-led coalition intervened in Yemen in March 2015 as Huthi rebel fighters closed in on the last bastion of President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi's government. forces were not involved in Thursday's air strike. On Sunday, Mattis told reporters traveling with him to Brazil that he had "dispatched a three-star general into Riyadh to look into what happened here and if there is anything we can do to preclude this from the future". Read More »

Pentagon pushes Trump's military parade to 2019

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The new figure consists of 50 million dollars from the Pentagon and $42 million from interagency partners such as the Department of Homeland Security. It also was expected to involve a number of military aircraft flyovers. The reason for the parade's postponement by the Pentagon has not yet been announced . Read More »

Parrot Stuck On Roof Tells Firefighter To "F*** Off"

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Luckily, the fire brigade saw the amusing side of the incident, which happened in Edmonton, London . Thankfully, the bird wasn't injured as officials found out when she flew to another roof. After unsuccessful attempts by Jessie's owner and the RSPCA to lure the parrot down, the fire brigade was called. The owner told the firefighter to say " I love you " as he approached Jessie to bond with her and to get her to co-operate. Read More »

Atal Bihari Vajpayee no more, confirms AIIMS | Former Prime Minister was 93

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He was elected prime minister three times from the Bharatiya Janata Party ( BJP ) in 1996, 1998-99 and from 1999 to 2004. " Atal ji and Sena founder Balasaheb Thackeray shared close relations when the Sena supremo was alive. In 2002, under Mr Vajpayee's premiership, the Gujarat riots took place when now-prime minister Narendra Modi was chief minister of the state. Prayers were held across the nation for the recovery of the leader. Read More »

Pregnant woman, 2 daughters reported missing in Colorado

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They were reported missing Monday by a family friend. When asked by the reporter if he had fought with his wife before she disappeared he said, "It wasn't like an argument. A spokesman for the Frederick police department said they found the body of 34-year-old Shanann Watts three days after she was reported missing. Read More »

Brennan blasts Trump's no collusion claims as 'hogwash'

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Trump has ordered a review for nine others who have clearances. "So, when I see Mr Trump in the oval office not conducting himself the way I think a president should I am going to speak out". The decision to strip Brennan of his clearance on Wednesday represents an unprecedented presidential intervention. Shortly after they sent out the first statement , the White House released a second, identical statement that was undated. Read More »

Cdn officials keeping diplomatic talks with Saudi going, but no resolution yet

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This was followed by the Saudi national telecommunications company striking up a deal with a theory and based startup consensus created to reboot and improve the country's telecommunications system. This thing is not regulated. The warning specifically mentions that bitcoin, along with other types of virtual currencies, are illegal in the kingdom. Read More »

Taliban capture northern base as Afghan soldiers battle for Ghazni

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The fall of the base in Ghormach district of volatile Faryab province came with security forces - who have struggled to hold back the Taliban since North Atlantic Treaty Organisation combat troops pulled out in 2014 - already stretched by the days of fighting in Ghazni, a strategic provincial capital two hours from Kabul . Read More »

Hundreds Of Newspapers Are Challenging Trump's Attacks: 'We Are Not The Enemy’

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Now the Globe is in COLLUSION with other papers on free press. President Trump on Twitter has attacked the press for these editorials about him attacking the press. But the Wall Street Journal , which said it was not participating, noted in a column by James Freeman that the Globe's effort ran counter to the independence that editorial boards claim to seek. Read More »

Trump ends ex-CIA head John Brennan's security access

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Brennan has been deeply critical of Trump's conduct, calling his performance at a joint news conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Finland " nothing short of treasonous ". The vocal critic of the president can no longer access sensitive information. Brennan said he's anxious Trump is sending a message to other former and current officials with security clearances that they shouldn't say critical things about the president. Read More »

Gunmen attack Afghan intelligence compound in Kabul, report says

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An additional 48 people were killed in a Taliban suicide bomb attack in front of an education center in the west of the Afghan capital, Kabul , on Wednesday. Afghan President Ashraf Ghani condemned the "terrorist" attack on the education center in a predominantly Shiite neighborhood, saying it "martyred and wounded the innocent". Read More »

Malaysian Judge says Korean killing was political

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Kim Jong Nam died in February past year after Aisyah and Doan allegedly wiped his face with VX nerve agent in Malaysia's Kuala Lumpur airport. But if not, the judge could acquit the women or amend the charge to something less serious than murder, which carries a mandatory death sentence in Malaysia. Read More »

Australian ex-archbishop Philip Wilson avoids jail for child abuse cover up

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Wilson was accused of failing to report to police the repeated abuse of two altar boys by pedophile priest James Fletcher in the NSW Hunter region in the 1970s. "Though my resignation was not requested, I made this decision because I have become increasingly anxious at the growing level of hurt that my recent conviction has caused within the community", he said in a statement. Read More »

Trump revokes security clearance for ex-CIA director Brennan

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The Department of Justice is investigating whether the Trump campaign had an improper relationship with Russian Federation, an effort led by special counsel and former FBI Director Robert Mueller. "For as long as I have been aware, which is probably two decades, former senior officials have kept their clearances". Trump's concern apparently is that their former status gives special weight to their statements, both to Americans and foreign foes. Read More »

B.C. government declares state of emergency as wildfire crisis rages on

The extended weather forecast calls for continued hot and dry conditions, with the risk of thunderstorms in some parts of the province. The state of emergency gives agencies, such as the Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development, Emergency Management BC, the fire commissioner and the RCMP, the authority to take every action necessary to fight the wildfires and protect people and communities. Read More »

New Zealand bans foreigners from buying homes

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A ban on foreign residents buying homes in New Zealand has been passed into law - but Australians have been given a free pass. The country's Prime Minister, Jacinda Ardern, campaigned for the foreign buyer ban during the 2017 elections, by saying foreign buyers have made buying homes almost impossible for young New Zealanders. Read More »

Putin has not yet ordered retaliatory sanctions against United States

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Mr Siluanov said the new sanctions were " unpleasant but not fatal" and used a TV interview to shed light on the drop in Russia's holdings of United States government bonds restricted as a result of the tariffs. The first condition is that Russian Federation will no longer use chemical or biological weapons against its own citizens or use it in violation of global law. Read More »

Federal Judge Backs Mueller In Indicted Russian Company's Claim

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And Mr. Manafort faces other money-laundering charges in a court in D.C. Mr. Mueller is also still negotiating with President Trump over whether the president will agree to an interview in the investigation, and under what conditions. Unfortunately for the 30% of voters who say its conclusions will be "extremely important" to how they cast their ballot in November, "the Justice Department generally does its best to avoid taking action in such a way that it might influence an election", ... Read More »

Pound US Dollar (GBP/USD) Exchange Rate Restrained by Global Unease

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Remember, we not only have to worry about turkey, but we have to worry about global trade, and of course the noise coming out of both the United Kingdom and the European Union as far as the Brexit is concerned. The British pound has been the center of the Forex world's attention lately, and of course this pair is highly sensitive to risk appetite in general. Read More »

German pharma company fails to block United States execution

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Death penalty opponents have planned a 5 p.m. rally outside the Nebraska Capitol. The centre has documented at least 1,481 executions in the country since 1976. The company said that its products may be sold only by authorized dealers and that they have "contractually agreed to particular constraints, such as excluding sale to federal or state incarceration facilities". Read More »

No Election Speech by Modi at Red Fort

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His speech had special focus on the North East, a region where the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party's political footprint has expanded in the last four years. He said while the country was earlier counted among the fragile five economies of the world "today India is considered a multi-trillion dollar destination for investment". Read More »

Iraq PM Cancels Visit To Sanctions-Hit Iran

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Last week he described the USA sanctions on Iran as a "strategic mistake" and "incorrect" but said that Iraq would abide by them to safeguard its own interests. The administration says the renewed sanctions are meant to pressure Tehran to halt its alleged support for worldwide terrorism, its military activity in the Middle East and its ballistic missile programs. Read More »

Korean President Pledges 'Bold Step' with N. Korea's Kim in Ending War

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North Korea is known to want a peace deal ending the 1950 Korean War, and the U.S. is seen as resistant to the idea. Those incentives include re-connecting an inter-Korea railroad, part of an economic cooperation package Seoul is ready to deliver to Pyongyang should Kim take the first steps toward complete denuclearization. Read More »

Trump mulls axing ex-officials' security clearance

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Other officials have tweeted their disagreement with Trump's revocation. The threat to deny the officials access to classified information is the latest escalation in the president's war with members of the us intelligence community. Read More »

Flights between Colombo and Kochi cancelled until Saturday

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Sluice gates of 33 dams have now been opened across the state. Their six-year-old child is missing. Authorities have opened the gates of 34 reservoirs as water reached risky levels. Similar reports came from Munnar, the famed hill station in Idukki district where the movement of vehicles on the main road from downtown Adimali has been limited to buses. Read More »

Donald Trump revokes security clearance of former Central Intelligence Agency director John Brennan

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Brennan's continued access to classified information", Trump said in a statement read aloud by White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders at Wednesday's press briefing. So disheartening, so unsafe for our Nation", Brennan said in a tweet about Trump on Tuesday. Democrats accused the president of acting like a "dictator" by restricting Brennan's access apparently over his commentary about the Trump administration. Read More »