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Trump takes sides in Arab rift, suggests support for isolation of Qatar

Qatar was also expelled from the Saudi-led coalition fighting Iranian-backed Houthi rebels in Yemen. "I think the Qataris want an off-ramp, but if you're the Saudis, are you going to back off your maximalist demands at this point?" Author and political activist David Swanson said that the United States, Saudi Arabia and Qatar all claimed to be fighting extreme Islamist terror but all three of them continues d to support it. Read More

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Millwall fan who tackled London terrorists a 'hero' - Carl Frampton

Millwall fan who tackled London terrorists a 'hero' - Carl Frampton

I couldn't hold them back. Larner was taken to the hospital in critical condition but has since been moved out of intensive care and appears to have a good sense of humor about his situation. "The three of them, I'm fighting them, and at the time I'm thinking of those families and kids who need to get out of the bar". As people panicked, the 47-year-old shouted: " F*** you, I'm Millwall ". Read More

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5 dead as storm brings some relief to drought-hit Cape Town

5 dead as storm brings some relief to drought-hit Cape Town

A severe storm is set to hit the Western Cape on Wednesday, following months of dry conditions in the area. City of Cape Town fix and disaster teams were run off their feet attending to fallen trees and power cuts throughout the city. Video of the ocean along the Atlantic Seaboard in Sea Point. . A bus shuttle operated between Worcester and Wellington. No major delays on roads across Cape Town were reported. Read More

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Summerlin girl narrowly misses cut for national spelling bee finals

Advice that has worked well for the returning speller as she continued on the path to national spelling bee champion. Tarsier was among a list of 400 study words sent to all spellers advancing to the national finals. VanWynsberghe's first word was "regurgitant" which is defined as characterized by, allowing or being a backward flow. Iyer, 14, and 14 other finalists will be on stage in the ESPN national telecast, starting at 7:30 p.m. Read More

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Kushner wanted 'link' with Russian Federation

Two Republican U.S. senators played down the Kushner reports on Sunday, while the former director of national intelligence, James Clapper, took a darker view of such contacts with representatives of Russian President Vladimir Putin. "Do you think back-channeling is normal and acceptable?" On the bombing investigation Trump wrote: "British Prime Minister May was very angry that the info the United Kingdom gave to USA about Manchester was leaked". Read More

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Trump, May other leaders at G7 sign agreement against Internet terrorism

Trump, May other leaders at G7 sign agreement against Internet terrorism

British Prime Minister Theresa May was filmed thanking peers for the support received following Monday's attack on the Manchester Arena after a concert by U.S. "Since the lack of social and economic inclusiveness and opportunities may contribute to the rise of terrorism and violent extremism, we commit to address these issues through a comprehensive approach linking together security, social inclusion, and development", the declaration said. Read More

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Lexington student to compete in Scipps National Spelling Bee

Lexington student to compete in Scipps National Spelling Bee

A legion of America's brightest schoolchildren have descended on Washington for the 90th Scripps National Spelling Bee , a three-day competition that begins on Tuesday and has evolved into a classic element of Americana. New York City eighth-grader Jenia Marquez has been studying ballet since she was three and has performed for several seasons with the American Ballet Theatre at the Metropolitan Opera. Read More

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Jadhav's case should not be politicised: NA Speaker

But Pakistani representatives accused New Delhi of "political grandstanding" and told the court Jadhav "has confessed to having been sent by India to wage terror on the innocent civilians and infrastructure of Pakistan". The legal experts said the problem is world court's order cannot be enforced the way domestic court verdicts can, adding that Pakistan may claim it had not agreed to the case at the judicial branch of the UN. Read More

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Trump calls first trip abroad 'home run' as challenges await

Trump calls first trip abroad 'home run' as challenges await

Trump has advocated for fair trade, not free trade. President Donald Trump wrapped up his first foreign trip, calling it a "home run" to USA troops stationed at a Sigonella Naval Air Station in Sicily, Italy. President Donald Trump is postponing a rally planned for next week in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. They did not elaborate. Mr Trump used his trip to push "America first" policies, promoting $US110 billion ($148 billion) worth of arms sales to Saudi Arabia and telling G7 allies that the ... Read More

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Trump makes G-7 deal on trade, takes rain check on climate

But even as he touted the successes of his nine-day sweep through the Middle East and Europe before boarding Air Force One, Trump appeared eager to delay his return to Washington, where a storm of controversy awaits him. Only five members now meet the target, but the other nations are committed to the goal by 2024. He also griped how other North Atlantic Treaty Organisation members don't pay their share of 2 percent of their gross domestic product on defense. Read More

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Philippines official: Terror suspect still in besieged city

The fighting erupted on Tuesday after security forces raided a house where they believed Isnilon Hapilon , a leader of the infamous Abu Sayyaf kidnap-for-ransom gang and Philippine head of IS, was hiding. "We have not seen any concrete evidence of material support from IS", military spokesman Brig. "The Commission reminds the members of its police force and army in Mindanao where the limits of their power lie in regards to protecting its civilians", it said in a statement on Friday. Read More

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WBBSE Madhyamik 10 level board exam results declared. Check them here

WBBSE Madhyamik 10 level board exam results declared. Check them here

Compared to previous year, the WBBSE 2017 Results for class 10 results are going to be declared nearly a week later. Students however should note that a delay of 15-30 minutes is possible as result data uploading takes a lot of time. The WBBSE conducts the Class X examination in the state. They would be out on the official web portal belonging to the WBBSE. This year a total number of 980355 students have appeared for the examination out of which 839738 managed to pass the ... Read More

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FBI misses Chaffetz deadline to turn over Comey memos on Trump

FBI misses Chaffetz deadline to turn over Comey memos on Trump

Comey , however, conveniently fails to note that even without any specific intent, Clinton's extreme carelessness was also deemed to be statutory espionage. According to the report , the Federal Bureau of Investigation received faulty intelligence planted by the Russians that further eroded Comey's confidence in the Department of Justice's ability to be objective and disinterested in relation to the Obama administration. Read More

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Philippine official downplays alleged China war threats

Philippine official downplays alleged China war threats

On the other hand, former Ambassador Jose Apolinario Lozada said: " China acted like a "bully" when it threatened the Philippines with war over the South China Sea dispute". Meanwhile, the top priority of Mr. Duterte's landmark visit to Moscow is to acquire precision-guided bombs to use on Islamic militants in Mindanao and to seal a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to beef up Philippine defense. Read More

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