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United States prepares to sanction Chinese firms over NKorea

United States prepares to sanction Chinese firms over NKorea

Old Dominion University International Studies Director, Doctor Regina Karp says, if you don't do enough in response, you encourage Kim Jung Un to continue with this bad behavior. About 90 percent of N...

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Groups Denounce Texas Bill as Discriminatory Ahead of Special Session

Groups Denounce Texas Bill as Discriminatory Ahead of Special Session

Smith, who has been active with groups opposing the bathroom bill, also posted: "How will the Potty Police know I'm transgender if the Governor doesn't?" and received thousands of likes and more than ...

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Cigarettes to cost more as GST Council hikes cess rates

Cigarettes to cost more as GST Council hikes cess rates

Finance minister Arun Jaitley , who briefed reporters after the GST Council meeting held via videoconferencing, said the increase in cigarette cess will benefit the exchequer by about Rs5,000 crore...

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Civilian Casualties Still High In Afghanistan's 'Ugly War'

Civilian Casualties Still High In Afghanistan's 'Ugly War'

Child casualties increased by 9% to 436, compared with the same period past year, and 1,141 children were wounded. The UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) [advocacy website] released a repo...

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First West Nile-associated death of 2017 reported in Tarrant County

First West Nile-associated death of 2017 reported in Tarrant County

Mosquito Abatement crews in Box Elder County say weeks of hot weather have allowed the mosquitoes that carry West Nile Virus to become more productive, creating a problem earlier than is typically exp...

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EU Calls for Peaceful Solution to N. Korea Issue

It's not clear if China would suspend the shipments even if North Korea's nuclear threat becomes more unsafe. North Korea's multiple missile tests in recent months, culminating with its first-ev...

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Emirates and flydubai join forces

Emirates and flydubai join forces

Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al-Maktoum, Chairman and Chief Executive of Emirates Group and Chairman of flydubai , said "Both airlines have grown independently and successfully over the years, and this new...

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Second Australian senator quits over dual citizenship

Second Australian senator quits over dual citizenship

Under Australia's constitution, a person can not run for federal office if they hold dual or plural citizenship. Both of Senator Waters' parents are Australian, but they were studying in Canada when...

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Duterte seeks martial law extension till end of 2017

Duterte seeks martial law extension till end of 2017

The Philippine National Police and Armed Forces are both recommending the president extend martial law on the island of Mindanao, the scene of fierce government fighting against ISIL-linked militants ...

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Oppn to attack Modi govt on lynchings, China border standoff

The serious proceedings are expected start from Tuesday and the session is slated to conclude on August 11. He said former finance minister P Chidambaram had already said that the GST roll-out wil...

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UAE behind hacking of Qatari media

American intelligence officials have confirmed Qatar's suspicions that the United Arab Emirates hacked into the peninsula state's news agency and planted a fake news story to trigger a diplomatic ...

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U.S. report claims UAE government started Qatar crisis with fake news

U.S. report claims UAE government started Qatar crisis with fake news

The day after the four countries cut ties with Qatar, Trump tweeted his support for the boycott , calling it "the beginning of the end to the horror of terrorism!" In a speech delivered today in L...

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Maryam's mandate: Nawaz Sharif's daughter is also his defender No 1

Maryam's mandate: Nawaz Sharif's daughter is also his defender No 1

The application said that the " Report is itself a mala fide act of the JIT, and in breach of the Respondent No.1's ( Nawaz Sharif ) fundamental rights guaranteed by Articles 4, 9, 14, 25 and 10A of ...

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WA Firies Heading To Canada To Help Tackle Hundreds Of Wildfires

WA Firies Heading To Canada To Help Tackle Hundreds Of Wildfires

Turner confirmed that B.C. residents can refuse to evacuate as long as they are "competent" adults, following multiple instances of people not leaving evacuation areas. "It's complex", Ms. Dupont sa...

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Amarillo Gas Prices Rise a Nickel, Average $2/g

Amarillo Gas Prices Rise a Nickel, Average $2/g

The bigger issue we're now looking at that could affect gasoline prices are a last minute special meeting OPEC will be holding on July 27. "The increase on the retail-side may only amount to as much...

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South Korea offers talks on tension, family reunions with North

South Korea offers talks on tension, family reunions with North

The South´s military has deployed dozens of giant loudspeakers along the tense border to blare out a mix of world news, K-pop songs and other propaganda targeting young North Korean soldiers. North Ko...

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PSG is willing to pay 222 million euros for Neymar

Neymar's father will travel to Paris this week to meet Nasser Al-Khelaïfi, the President of PSG, to discuss a transfer for the Brazilian winger. Verratti is now valued at close to €100m and the Cat...

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EU Weighs New North Korea Sanctions After Missile Test

EU Weighs New North Korea Sanctions After Missile Test

He says North Korea isn't really a threat to the United States. US President Donald Trump said on July 5 that China had not done enough to pressure its neighbour, after Pyongyang successfull...

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United States citizen sentenced to 10 years in Iran for spying

In a statement to i24NEWS, Princeton University confirmed that Wang is a fourth-year doctoral candidate at the prestigious school, specializing in "late 19th and early 20th century Eurasian history"....

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Very strong quake near Russian Federation, no tsunami threat for Hawaii

Very strong quake near Russian Federation, no tsunami threat for Hawaii

The natural disaster occurred at 7:34 p.m. EDT approximately 124 miles east-southeast of Nikol'skoye, Russia , off the coast of Russia's Kamchatka Peninsula, at a depth of 7.3 miles. hazardous tsunami...

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