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Netanyahu is a suspect in bribery and fraud case

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Israel's Attorney General, Avichai Mendelblit, said talks with Mr Netanyahu's former chief of staff, Ari Harow, about acting as a witness for the state were "making progress". The first, known as Case 1000, relates to his connection to Arnon Milchan, the billionaire Hollywood producer. A spokesperson for Mr Netanyahu said the claims were untrue and politically-motivated, according to Haaretz . Read More »

A third of the population see Russian Federation as a serious threat

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Respondents were asked about eight possible threats: ISIS , climate change , cyberattacks, global economy, refugees coming from Iraq and Syria and lastly Russia, America and China's power and influence. Research by the Pew Research Center found that 35 percent of people surveyed across 38 different countries said the U.S.'s power and influence posed a big danger to their countries. Read More »

John Kelly already showed he's not afraid to stand up to Trump

Weighed down by a stalled legislative agenda, a cabal of infighting West Wing aides and a stack of investigations, Trump is hoping that retired Gen. John Kelly can bring some order as his next chief of staff. The Mooch's White House tenure was fly-like, but the old Marine from whom he got the swat could turn out to be significant. It won't be easy to recover order within the administration and achieve a measure of success. Read More »

Drunk man attacks Russian journalist on the air

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The broadcast then flicks back to a shocked-looking news anchor in the studio, who says the outside broadcast is having "technical difficulties". "If you are going to talk to me like that I will f***ing beat you". In the United States, federal holidays designated to remember the contributions of the armed forces are usually treated as relatively solemn affairs: national moments set for respect, reflection and, in the case of three-day weekends, some mild to moderate consumption of grilled meat ... Read More »

Two tons of illegal elephant ivory crushed in Central Park

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Before destruction, the artefacts were put on display in Albany. Almost 2 tons of trinkets, statues and jewelry crafted from the tusks of at least 100 slaughtered elephants are heading for a rock crusher in New York City's Central Park. The store's owners pleaded guilty to illegally selling ivory last week and agreed to donate $200,000 to nonprofits that protect elephants. We are proud to stand here with DEC, the Wildlife Conservation Society and our other members and partners as they ... Read More »

Hello There, Little Buddy! Close Encounter with Great White Shark

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Skomal believes the 11-foot female shark was taking an exploratory bite, meaning it was just trying to figure out what the camera was. Conducting underwater research, Greg Skomal , a scientist for the Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries, was in for a surprise when he was given the chance to see the inside of this shark's jaw. Read More »

France, UK, Japan want speedy vote on new NKorea sanctions

Rodrigo Duterte called his North Korean counterpart Kim Jong-un by a phrase he once used against former US President Barak Obama, reports Efe news. Recently, Pyongyang tested its second intercontinental ballistic missile ( ICBM ), which flew for about 45 minutes before landing in the Sea of Japan. Read More »

Trump Pressured Mexican President to Drop Border Wall Protest

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The transcript represents a January 27 phone conversation between the two leaders. One thing we're learning about President Donald Trump - in public or in private, he doesn't always measure his words carefully. "The President is wrong", the governor said in a statment. "Our administration inherited one of the worst health crises this state has ever experienced, but we are facing this challenged head on", he said. Read More »

Top Maharashtra officer accused of Rs 800 cr graft removed

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Amid the uproar, the Assembly was adjourned five times and then for the entire day after Mr Fadnavis removed the controversial officer from the post. The new allegations come two days after chief minister Devendra Fadnavis announced an inquiry into an SRA project in Tardeo, where the minister is under scanner for misleading the department and Fadnavis to favour a developer. Read More »

Massive fire engulfs Dubai high-rise building

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Dubai's Civil Defence Director General and Police Commander are at the scene coordinating the rescue efforts. Footage captured after the fire broke out showed burning debris falling to the street and giant plumes of smoke billowing into the night sky. Read More »

South Monte Lake fire estimated 2 hectares in size

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Together the crews managed to douse the fire quickly before it spread further. Canadian Forces troops were dispatched to provide relief for exhausted RCMP officers and to helicopter in supplies of food and water to communities isolated by wildfires. Read More »

Trump, White House Continue to Press for Health Care Overhaul

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And the ideas that he has brought to the presidency have been something he's talked about for a long time. Lewandowski praised that decision, calling the general "someone bringing a fresh perspective - very important - and an opportunity to communicate the president's agenda to the staff inside the White House and work closely with those members of Congress and the U.S. Read More »

Donald Trump Swipes At Congress For Russia Sanctions Bill He Signed

The sanctions, which are also in response to Russia's annexation of Crimea, come months after former US President Barack Obama expelled 35 Russian diplomats. In a Facebook post , Mr Medvedev said the measures showed Mr Trump's " total weakness " and that he had been humiliated by Congress. President Trump took to Twitter on Thursday to declare that the United States' relationship with Russian Federation is at an "all-time & very risky low". Read More »

China urges restraint on Korean peninsula as North's nuclear tests heighten tensions

China hit back, saying that primary responsibility for resolving the crisis rests with North Korea and the United States . It is the fourth such test this year. diplomat would not take the opportunity to meet Ri. A team of Air Force Global Strike Command Airmen from the 90th Missile Wing at F.E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyoming, launched an unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile equipped with a single test reentry vehicle August 2, 2017 at 2:10 a.m. Read More »

US Governors urge Trump to make health insurance payments

And, while Congress could make it easier for members to give staffers raises and help make up the difference, "that is both cumbersome and controversial, and would be taxable", he said. It is a legislative effort sharply at odds with Republicans' seven-year effort to upend the law and replace it with a more conservative version that costs the government less money and places far fewer requirements on insurance companies regarding the types of polices they can sell. Read More »

Refugee deal will kill me

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Mr Turnbull also said: "I say this to you sincerely that it is in the mutual interest of the United States to say, "Yes, we can conform with that deal - we are not obliged to take anybody we do not want, we will go through extreme vetting" and that way you are seen to show the respect that a trusted ally wants and deserves". Read More »

Rodgers praises 'mature' Celtic after they take step towards Champions League

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The Scotland global was thwarted in the first half but Forrest hit a shot high past André Hansen in the 69th minute to take the visitors into the play-off draw with a 1-0 win on the night and overall. Following the scoreless draw at Parkhead last week, Celtic were again without their only two recognised strikers, Moussa Dembele and Leigh Griffiths, from the outset so winger Forrest was tasked with leading their attack. Read More »

China Helps to Resolve Territorial Disputes with ASEAN Members

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Aside from the 50th AMM, other major events slated during the week include Post Ministerial Conferences, 18thASEAN Plus Three Foreign Ministers' Meeting, 7th East Asia Summit Foreign Ministers' Meeting, and 24th ASEAN Regional Forum. Tillerson has no plans to meet Ri on the sidelines of the meeting, Thornton said. ASEAN is composed of Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines , Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam. Read More »

Ford faces scrutiny over reports of fumes in police vehicles

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After an Auburn police officer passed out behind the wheel Wednesday, and following the removal of 400 Ford police vehicles in Austin, Texas, the issue has gained national attention among police departments and the public. Among the complaints were three crashes and 41 injuries, mostly loss of consciousness, nausea and headaches. Today's incident is the latest in a series of troubling incidents involving late-model Ford police SUVs. Read More »

Visitors Will Be Allowed Back On Hatteras Island Friday At Noon

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The cooperative says crews have completed the work to build a new, overhead transmission line as a means of fix. Lawsuits are pending against a construction company blamed for a power outage on North Carolina's Outer Banks, forcing visitors off the beaches and leaving tourist-dependent businesses without income. Read More »

NAACP issues travel advisor to Missouri

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This particular law has created a new series of obstacles for individuals who have been terminated from their jobs to successfully file discrimination lawsuits against their employers, making it almost impossible for them to prove that their race or gender led to unlawful termination. Read More »

Vietnam denies kidnap of former oil executive in Germany

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The Vietnamese ambassador had been summoned on Tuesday afternoon, and Markus Ederer, state secretary of German Foreign Ministry, expressed the German government's views on this in no uncertain terms. "Vietnam very much respects and wants to develop the strategic partnership relation between Vietnam and Germany", foreign ministry spokeswoman Le Thi Thu Hang told reporters in Hanoi . Read More »

Unbuckled In The Back Seat: It's More Dangerous Than You Think

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The Insurance Institute said the main reason people ignore buckling up in the back seat is that they believe it's a safer place to be during an accident. If you're not belted, you could become a projectile in a crash, not only putting yourself at risk, but potentially injuring others in the vehicle". Many people have wondered if these laws exclude ride-sharing companies, well they do not. Read More »

Brazilian president vows reforms after surviving bribery charge vote

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The lower house of congress descended into chaos last night as MPs traded accusations of corruption and unloaded briefcases filled with fake bank notes on each other. Temer was formally charged with passive corruption by the prosecutor-general Rodrigo Janot at the end June. Temer denies the allegations and says there is no proof he received any money. Read More »

Major, jawan killed during search operation in Shopian

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The operation, which is now underway, began after the forces received intelligence inputs about the presence of the militants in the area. The condition of the third injured soldier, Kripal Singh, is also extremely critical. Kashmir has seen a sharp increase in anti-India protests since government forces shot and killed Burhan Wani, a popular militant commander, a year ago. Read More »