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Hezbollah says nearing victory in battle at Lebanon-Syria border

I have one question for the president and also for prime minister. Trump said that had former president Barack Obama enforced his red line and taken action against Syria when Bashar Assad used chemical weapons in 2013, "I don't believe you'd have Russian Federation and I don't believe you'd have Iran to anywhere near the extent, and maybe not at all, in Syria today".

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Pentagon Suspects North Korean Missile Test May Be Imminent

Intelligence officials believe that Pyongyang will possess a reliable and intercontinental missile that will carry nuclear weapons next year, a report published by the Republican legislative arm shows that the U.S. I have grown increasingly alarmed that North Korea is acting with a greater sense of urgency than we are. "What we're seeing right now is an attempt by Pyongyang to blackmail the western community, and we just won't let them", said Gorka.

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Petrol diesel and hybrid cars to be banned by 2040

He signalled that he may support a limited scrappage scheme in the capital to help low-income families ditch their dirty diesel cars but opposed a wide-ranging one, stressing that such measures were generally poor value for money. However, some environmental groups have criticized the proposals, saying it does not go far enough to reduce high levels of air pollution. Moves including scrapping new diesel and petrol cars from 2040 and £255m for councils to tackle air pollution locally have ...

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Sushma Swaraj interrupted by Opposition in Parliament

In June 2014, it was reported that Islamic State militants had abducted 40 Indian labourers - all them from low-income families in Punjab - from a construction site near Mosul. "Otherwise there will be bodies, are the bodies in shape to do a DNA test..." she said. The Foreign Affairs minister reminding the case of the Vietnam War said that the U.S.

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Read the Tweet That Got Chrissy Teigen Blocked by Donald Trump

Chrissy Teigen has found herself added to the list of celebrities blocked by President Donald Trump on Twitter, according to a tweet from the model. Teigen is not above trolling and clapping back, when necessary. Well, it definitely wasn't her most critical tweet, but it clearly did the job. Buzzfeed quoted Teigen recently as saying: "If you go back, I've been trolling [Trump] for about five to seven years now".

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Trump praises work on United Kingdom trade deal, says European Union 'protectionist'

Rushing into a "politically attractive" trade deal with the USA risks exposing British firms to hostile takeovers from cash-rich, "predatory" cash-rich American firms. Concern about the safety of the chlorine washes used by United States chicken producers to kill bacteria including salmonella has always been a sticking point in transatlantic trade discussions.

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Parents of Charlie Gard end legal battle with United Kingdom hospital

He added: "These are issues which cry out for settlement". But the couple broke down in tears as their lawyer Grant Armstrong told the court: "It is no longer in Charlie's best interest to pursue this course of treatment ". However, the case might be over yet, as the couple's lawyers returned to the High Court today. What condition does Charlie have? The hospital said Professor Hirano had not taken the opportunity to see Charlie until last week, despite being offered the chance to do ...

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US Navy ship fires warning shots at Iranian ship in Persian Gulf

The Iranians reportedly didn't respond to any warnings including radio calls, the firing of flares, and warning sirens. "This morning, a U.S. Navy ship in the north of the Persian Gulf sailed toward an IRGC Navy's patrol ship, which was patrolling in worldwide waters, and fired two shots into the air with the aim of provocation and intimidation", the IRGC said in the statement.

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EU Believes New US Anti-Russian Sanctions Might Break G7 Unity

The Reuters news agency said European Union diplomats would consider adding four Russian individuals and entities to a blacklist after it emerged that these had helped to smuggle electricity turbines sold by German firm Siemens to the Ukrainian peninsula, which Russia annexed from Ukraine in 2014.

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Vatican Shuts Off Historical Fountains Amid Italy Drought

The Eternal City's famous public drinking fountains, known as "big noses" have already been targeted with shut offs because of the drought, though groups such as the Red Cross criticized the move for its effect on Rome's homeless. " This is the Vatican's way of living [in] solidarity with Rome, trying to help Rome get through this crisis ", Burke added. Rome's ancient water systems have served drinking and ornamental fountains for thousands of years.

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Swiss Police Take Manhunt For Homeless Chainsaw Attacker International

Wrousis fled the scene and was caught on camera carrying a black bag and a rucksack that likely contain the chainsaw and possibly other weapons, the 20Minuten website said, quoting Schaffhausen police . None of the victims sustained life-threatening injuries, the police said. They said they had identified the attacker, but did not name him, describing him in a statement appealing for help from the public as bald, unkempt and around six feet three inches tall.

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Chinese Fighters Buzz Navy Spy Plane In East China Sea

Chinese fighter jets buzzed a U.S. Navy plane over the weekend over the East China Sea - almost leading to a collision, the Pentagon said Monday. As a part of its plan to establish its hold over the South China Sea , China has opened a modern cinema hall in Yongxing Island, a state media report said.

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Teen held over deadly auto crash that was streamed live on Instagram

The CHP says two minors were in the back seat were not wearing seatbelts. The California Highway Patrol says 18-year-old Obdulia Sanchez was driving the auto Friday when it veered onto the shoulder of a road in the San Joaquin Valley.

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UN Security Council to hold urgent meeting on Jerusalem violence

Meanwhile, the Arab League has warned Israel is " playing with fire " over the "red line" of Jerusalem and its foreign ministers will hold an emergency meeting on Wednesday over Israeli-Palestinian violence, according to statements on Sunday.

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Further clashes over East Jerusalem holy site

The killing of the settlers, all members of the same family who had gathered for the traditional Jewish Sabbath meal, made it nearly inconceivable that the Israeli leadership would be willing to remove the metal detectors. Sweden, Egypt and France requested the meeting to "urgently discuss how calls for de-escalation in Beit ul-Muqadass can be supported", Carl Skau, Sweden's deputy United Nations ambassador, said on Twitter .

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Two killed in deadly shooting at Israel embassy in Amman, Jordan

The Jordanian, who was in the embassy compound for routine furniture replacement, attacked the security official from behind, by stabbing him with a screwdriver, the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on Monday. As part of intensifying diplomatic efforts, President Donald Trump's Mideast envoy, Jason Greenblatt, met with Netanyahu in Jerusalem on Monday. A Jordanian government source, who declined to be named, said Israel was "still examining the request" to quiz the guard involved ...

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Minneapolis police chief resigns in wake of shooting of unarmed Australian woman

The Australian prime minister, Malcolm Turnbull, called it "shocking" and "inexplicable" . Ms Damond had called 911 late last Saturday night fearing a sexual assault was happening in an alleyway behind her house. They carried banners and posters, chanting "No justice, no peace" and "resignation" until Hodges' speech was drowned out. Hodges eventually left the room as tensions from the demonstrators intensified.

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'America Deserves Better': Scaramucci's Blistering Column on Trump Surfaces

If the leaks didn't stop, Scaramucci said he would "pare down the staff", adding that the leaks are "just not right". Asked about the president's tweets about the investigation on CBS' "Face the Nation", Scaramucci said "if he thinks it's helpful to him, let him do it".

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Driver arrested after eight found dead in truck in Walmart auto park

San Antonio , Texas- On July 23rd, 2017, a grisly discovery was made in the parking lot of a Wal-mart in San Antonio off of I-35. McManus said a passenger in the truck asked a Walmart employee for water. When the trailer was opened by the police, 38 people were discovered inside the back of the non-air-conditioned vehicle. The US Department of Homeland Security was involved in the investigation of the incident, he said.

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Duterte extends martial law in southern Philippines to crush Isis affiliated militants

The Senate and House vote will extend the martial law conditions until December 31, 2017, wherein the Secretary of National Defense serves as administrator of the Martial law regime. An estimated 70 militants remain holed up in the downtown area. "People should know that the current martial law is far different from Marcos' time".

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IL unemployment rate up slightly despite job growth

Colorado has claimed the nation's lowest unemployment rate since March, but North Dakota emerged as a challenger after its unemployment rate dropped to 2.3 percent in June. "Right now, the over-the-year growth isn't negative", he said. A year ago in June, the rate was 3.9 percent. Most of the growth was in professional and business services, leisure and hospitality, and government, according to preliminary estimates released Thursday by the Illinois Department of Employment Security.

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Philippines' Duterte says he'll never visit 'lousy' America

Meanwhile, Duterte's spokesman said President Trump had lauded his Filipino counterpart for doing a "great job" against narcotics. McGovern led a hearing in Congress Thursday on Duterte's drug war that has resulted in a mass killing of suspected addicts and dealers in the Philippines.

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Islamic State chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi still alive: USA defence secretary

Army Lt. Gen. Stephen Townsend, the leader of the US-led coalition fighting ISIS in Iraq and Syria, hasn't confirmed the death either, but earlier this week he said he had no "reason to believe he's alive". Will the President ever elaborate on just how the Times foiled the US Military's operation? Since making his public appearance as "caliph" in 2014, he has not been seen.

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US, China should handle their own affairs: Mehbooba Mufti on Kashmir issue

We did not ask him for it (help). "Use your friends. Use them for dialogue to resolve the issue". He said that even US President Donald Trump said that he wanted to settle the Kashmir problem. USA officials have acknowledged that there have been inconsistencies in the American description of Jammu and Kashmir, but insisted there was no change in its policy saying the "pace, scope and character" of any discussion on Kashmir is for India and Pakistan to determine.

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President Trump delivers address at commissioning ceremony of USS Gerald R. Ford

Trump. The 1,100 foot super-carrier boasts the first new design in around 40 years, and features state-of-the-art navigation and weapons systems. Construction began in 2008 and was initially slated for completion in September of 2015, but ran into delays.