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As Exports Grow, China Defends Trade With Sanctions-Hit North Korea

Being together as one huge blessing of God and of all those that gave us all they had to give, and the precious gift of life! With the USA announcement to withdraw from the Paris Agreement for measures against global warming in mind, the G-20 leaders' declaration came out with a policy to promote the climate accord within the remaining 19 countries and regions.It is clear that Trump's "America first" foreign policy has created a crack in the G-20 unity.

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Michael Bloomberg and Governor of California launch new United States climate action plan

The latest moves from USA states, cities and businesses came as Trump took a state visit to France to meet the country's recently elected President Emmanuel Macron this week. This set of options, which will highlight the significant levers available to states, cities, and businesses to further reduce USA emissions, will serve as a playbook for enhanced ambition among US climate leaders who are committed to meeting America's commitments under the Paris Agreement.

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Former President Jimmy Carter hospitalized in Canada

Carter was "getting medical attention after collapsing at a Habitat for Humanity building site in Winnipeg" on July 13, according to Metro News , a Canadian news site. He has always been active with the non-profit group, which builds affordable housing for low-income earners. Cheryl Pelletier, the homeowner contributed 500 hours of work on the home, and got an interest-free mortgage to pay for the dwelling for her and her children.

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U.S. charges 412 in health fraud schemes worth $1.3 billion

Sessions labeled the authorities' effort as the "largest healthcare fraud takedown operation in American history". Among those charged are six MI doctors accused of a scheme to prescribe unnecessary opioids. "They seem oblivious to the disastrous consequences of their greed". Sessions said close to 300 health care providers have been suspended or banned from participating in federal health care programs.

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Read Senate Republicans' latest version of the health care bill

This follows weeks of negotiations among members as Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell tries to bridge the divide between conservatives and moderates in his party and reach the 50 votes he needs to pass a plan. The only way people can buy insurance outside of this period is if they have a qualifying life event , such as losing a job that provided health care, moving, getting married or having a child, among other things.

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Five men sentenced over Moscow killing of Boris Nemtsov

Moscow's District Military Court also fined each man 100,000 rubles ($1,670). Boris Nemtsov rose to political prominence in the 1990s as a liberal reformer and deputy prime minister under President Boris Yeltsin . His brazen murder that sent shockwaves through the Russian opposition. In the months before his death he had written detailed reports alleging corruption by Putin, and voiced fears that the Russian president would have him killed.

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Health Care Protesters Arrested from House, Senate Buildings

The move came in reaction to concerns by many Republican senators that there won't be enough time to tackle their tax, budget, and health care to-dos before the end of the fiscal year on September 30. A revised Congressional Budget Office score, showing the costs and impact on coverage of the new version of the bill, is expected on Monday or Tuesday of next week.

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Sixteen die in US military plane crash in Mississippi

Its last known location was over rural MS, and the resulting debris from the crash was found in LeFlore County, fewer than 100 miles from Jackson, the state's capital. Further information will be released as available'. Images shot by first responders showed plumes of dark smoke coming from the wreckage, which was burning.

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Strangers formed an 80-person human chain to rescue swimmers from drowning

That's when Jessica Simmons and her husband - who at the time were enjoying a beach-side dinner - saw the commotion and "knew someone was drowning". This incredible feat was accomplished by this chain made of strangers, all banding together for one urgent cause. It seemed like a miracle that people like her were on the beach that day.

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Dana White Acknowledges Conor McGregor May Not Return Following Floyd Mayweather Bout

The four-stop tour, which promotes their August 26 boxing match at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas , began on July 11 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. "He gets off a flight from Ireland, looks like he was just fitted at Armani, walks off the plan and says, 'I will knock this man out within four rounds, '" White said on Speak For Yourself .

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Wimbledon: American Sam Querrey shocks No. 1 Andy Murray in quarterfinals

Querrey , the 24th-seeded American, will have to cause a sizeable upset to prevent that happening. Novak Djokovic , the other remaining member of the Big 4, will have his work cut out against Tomas Berdych in the fourth quarter-final. Murray acknowledges Querrey as a credible opponent. On Friday, Querrey will play No. 7 Marin Cilic , a former United States Open champion, who eliminated No.

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Reliance Jio reveals new tariff plans

The new plans were announced as Jio's Dhan Dhana Dhan offer - launched on April 11 - reached the maximum allowed 90-day period on July 9. Then there is Rs 349 plan , which comes with a validity of 2 months and offers 20GB of data per month.

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Fort Drum soldier charged with killing wife, state trooper

The newspaper said that a toddler living in the Walters home is now with Jefferson County Child Protective Services. A second woman, Rebecca Finkle, was also shot and injured, but she is expected to survive. He waived his preliminary hearing, which meant the case will go straight to a grand jury. 24 Hour News 8 did not find an adult criminal record for Walters in MI.

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Iraqi forces seek to clear last jihadist pockets in Mosul

Amnesty International said the terror group "ruthlessly exploited" civilians, who have also been "subjected to relentless and unlawful attacks" by Iraqi forces and the US-led coalition, which includes Britain. Abadi's statement came after Iraqi forces mopped up the last pockets of Daesh resistance in Mosul's Old City, where the Takfiri terrorists were surrounded in a sliver of territory about 200 by 100 meters.

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Sleep problems may signal Alzheimer's risk

The sounds usually didn't wake the people up but kept them from getting any slow-wave sleep. On one night, when they drifted into deep (known as slow-wave) sleep, the headphones played a tone at increasing volume until they reverted to lighter sleep.

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Chinese Umbrella-Share Startup Lost Almost 300000 Umbrellas

However, the company is already said to have lost a majority of its initial 300,000 brollies, which cost the company around €8 each. After seeing the launch of bike-sharing schemes across the country, the Shenzhen-based businessman said he "thought that everything on the street can now be shared".

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Muller stuns Nadal in marathon Wimbledon classic

After four hours and 48 minutes - exactly the same time the memorable 2008 final between Nadal and Roger Federer lasted - Muller eeked out a fifth match point. But two big first serves, and two aces, averted that particular crisis but Muller was still serving the better of the two. "When I had the last two match points, I thought I just had to give it a shot".

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Investigators suspect foul play in case of four missing men

Weintraub identified the missing men as Mark Sturgis, 22, of Pennsburg, Montgomery County; Tom Meo, 21, of Plumstead Township, Bucks County; Dean Finocchiario, 19, of Middletown Township, Bucks County; and Jimi Tar Patrick, 19, of Newtown Township, Bucks County.

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Who will be the new Indian cricket coach?

It is being said that Shastri and Sehwag are in the lead among the six contenders that have been shortlisted for the Indian team's coaching job. Given his cordial equation with captain Virat Kohli , Shastri, who had a successful tenure as team director with India reaching the 2015 World Cup semi-final, is the favourite.

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Charlie Gard's parents vow to fight on for ill baby

The Great Ormond Street Hospital has argued that the treatment overseas sought by Charlie's parents, Chris Gard and Connie Yates , would not help. GOSH determined that he should be taken off his life support. "I am holding my hands up, I say my prayers over my son every night and I am thankful that he is on that medication". At the end of June, the European Court of Human Rights rejected an appeal by Charlie's parents that he be allowed to undergo the experimental treatment in the U.S., ...

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James Harden Gets Record-Setting Contract Extension From Houston Rockets

Harden joined Golden State's Stephen Curry this summer as the only $200 million dollar men in the National Basketball Association. According to ESPN , the supermaximum deal is worth a whopping $228million and is the largest contract extension in National Basketball Association history.

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Scorching heat threatens to propel California wildfires; hundreds of homes evacuated

In Santa Barbara County, the Whittier Fire began Saturday (July 8) and quickly expanded within hours, burning more than 5,000 acres, county spokeswoman Gina DePinto said . The grass fire in northwestern Colorado had burned 18 square miles (47 square kilometers) and was spreading in several directions at once because of wind patterns from passing thunderstorms, fire information officer Chris Barth said.

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Details of Trump Jr.'s meeting with Kremlin lawyer at Trump Tower

Also present at the June 9 meeting was Trump's son-in-law and current senior White House adviser, Jared Kushner , as well as the Trump campaign's then chairman, Paul Manafort - whose own connections to the Putin regime have already come under much scrutiny.

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A crisis without end? Gulf states settle in for long-haul

Riyadh: Saudi Arabia , Egypt , the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain say they are ready to adopt more punitive measures against Qatar, following Doha's rejection of their demands to end an ongoing feud. Qatar has denied the allegations, and has characterized the bloc's ultimatums as an affront to its sovereignty. Saudi Arabia itself is known as the main sponsor of the violent Wahhabi terrorists it has accused Qatar of supporting.

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Two US planes hold terminating drills with South Korean powers

Before this launch, North Korea conducted satellite launches that critics say were cloaked tests of its long-range missile technology. U.S. Air Force B-1 bombers have dropped "dummy bombs" near the Korean Demilitarized Zone in a " show of force ".