• Judge dismisses Sarah Palin's lawsuit against New York Times
Judge dismisses Sarah Palin's lawsuit against New York Times

However, Palin's lawsuit didn't, he wrote , so he dismissed the case. Palin claims it was defamation, but the judge did not believe it was quite that serious. "What I was concerned about was the overall climate of political incitement ". In fact, no link was ever shown, and the crosshairs were over Giffords' Arizona district, not her face.

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  • Knesset members to storm Al-Aqsa Tuesday, Palestine denounces Israeli permission
Knesset members to storm Al-Aqsa Tuesday, Palestine denounces Israeli permission

Some members of Netanyahu's coalition advocate annexing large swaths of the West Bank now under full Israeli civil and military control, which critics say would make an independent Palestinian state unviable. He has espoused staunchly pro-Israel rhetoric during his campaign and presidency, but Palestinian leaders have held out hope a deal could be ...

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  • Sharapova draws Halep in US Open; Federer-Nadal could meet in semifinal
Sharapova draws Halep in US Open; Federer-Nadal could meet in semifinal

The bottom half's semifinal could be No. 2 Andy Murray vs. He is someone who typically produces his best on the back of plenty of match practice so this puts him at risk of an early exit. Nadal , who has begun his fourth stint in numero-uno position, has never locked horns with 19-time Grand Slam champion Federer on the NY hard-court in the fin...

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  • Illinois Governor Signs Immigration, Automatic Voter Registration Bills
Illinois Governor Signs Immigration, Automatic Voter Registration Bills

Law enforcement agents, who attended Monday's event, said the plan would allow them to focus energy on safety, encourage immigrant victims of crime to come forward and build trust. These new laws are scheduled to take effect this year or next depending on the particular law and pending legal challenges, according to published reports .

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  • Many Animals Need Help In Texas and Louisiana After Harvey
Many Animals Need Help In Texas and Louisiana After Harvey

This is too much for any region, and especially for a flood-prone region like southeast Texas, and for Houston, the nation's fourth largest city. Wings of Rescue , a nonprofit, is expected to fly about 40 stray animals from Texas to the Oregon Humane Society , possibly as soon as Wednesday night.

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  • As Harvey rages, Texas senators defend votes against Sandy funding
As Harvey rages, Texas senators defend votes against Sandy funding

For instance, Cruz singled out Head Start, a federal program that helps prepare low-income children under the age of 5 for school, as "unrelated spending", despite the fact that the money Head Start asked for would have explicitly gone to repairing centers that had been damaged by Sandy.

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  • Europe still 'hasn't done homework' on refugees: Merkel
Europe still 'hasn't done homework' on refugees: Merkel

But Schulz said he was putting his hope in the 46 percent of people who had still not decided whom to vote for. "I want to reach those undecided people", said Schulz. Merkel suspended European Union border rules and said her nation would take "no upper limit" of new arrivals. Proponents of a more tightly integrated eurozone have been hoping Mer...

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  • Drowned cop heroically refused to stay home amid flooding: chief
Drowned cop heroically refused to stay home amid flooding: chief

He said Perez followed protocol, contacted his chain-of-command and then tried to get to his secondary post in Kingwood. On Monday the 28th, "his chain of command was holding their regular roll call when they noticed that Sgt. "I look forward to taking this man and giving him the honors that he and his family so graciously deserve", Acevedo said....

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  • Israel will 'bomb Assad's palace' over Iranian interference in Syria, says official
Israel will 'bomb Assad's palace' over Iranian interference in Syria, says official

Antonio Guterres condemns "illegal" Israeli settlement construction, calling it an "obstacle" that needs to be removed. Israel made the warnings during a meeting between Israeli Prime Minister Binyanmin Netanyahu and Russian President Vladimir Putin last week, a senior Israeli source told al-Jadida newspaper.

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  • Barnier calls on the United Kingdom to move from
Barnier calls on the United Kingdom to move from "constructive ambiguity" to clarity

The key issues of separation are the nature of the post-Brexit border between the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland and that between Gibraltar - a British oversees territory - and Spain. In response, Mr Davis said Britain was ready to "roll up its sleeves" to get a deal. However, he said, this will require " flexibility and imagination ...

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  • Aston Martin will go EV and hybrid only in the mid-2020s
Aston Martin will go EV and hybrid only in the mid-2020s

That's why we make our own V12 engines. When will we see the first result of this powertrain direction? It also announced plans for its first all-electric, zero-emission model; the limited-edition RapidE set to begin production in 2019.

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  • New England governors set to talk trade with Canada
New England governors set to talk trade with Canada

Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland was unavailable to comment August 23, but she as good as predicted Trump would threaten to bail on NAFTA during her appearance before a House of Commons committee recently when she said there likely would be "dramatic moments ahead".

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  • Several people injured after shooting at New Mexico library, reports say
Several people injured after shooting at New Mexico library, reports say

A spokeswoman for Curry County District Attorney Andrea Reeb said the case would be handled in juvenile court, but would give no other details about the alleged shooter. "This is a big blow to our community". The scene has been secured and the investigation into the incident is at its infancy. She said that it was not clear immediately how seriou...

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  • Dam overflows as Houston copes with historic rain
Dam overflows as Houston copes with historic rain

Army Corps of Engineers began controlled water release of the Addicks Reservoir Monday in an attempt to manage flood levels in the immediate area. Around midday Monday, Gov. The driver managed to get out and urged the children to escape through the back door, Ms Saldivar said, but they could not. He said some homes would be inundated "for up...

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  • India withdraws forces from disputed border, confirms China
India withdraws forces from disputed border, confirms China

Despite the ambiguity from Beijing , the Indian statement is the first real sign of a thaw between the two nuclear-armed neighbours, who have been locked in a war of words after Chinese troops and road-building equipment entered the Dolkam plateau, an area claimed by Bhutan, on June 16.

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  • Arrested as Berkeley Protest Turns Violent
Arrested as Berkeley Protest Turns Violent

Some downtown Berkeley stores were already boarded up early Sunday morning, as property owners anxious about vandalism. The organizers behind Saturday's scuttled events later decried the political left and the media for unfairly labeling them racists and undermining the demonstration.

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  • China holds air and sea drills as North Korea fires missiles again
China holds air and sea drills as North Korea fires missiles again

The US Pacific Command said , "Initial assessment indicates three short-range ballistic missile launches". In this episode of Jahan Nama, host Massoud Malik discusses the topic with Basir Ahmad Yusufi, an worldwide relations affairs analyst.

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  • US Says N.Korea Fired Three 'Short-Range' Ballistic Missiles
US Says N.Korea Fired Three 'Short-Range' Ballistic Missiles

Earlier this month, North Korea said it was ready to send missiles towards the USA territory of Guam in the Pacific Ocean following comments from President Donald Trump that if Pyongyang made any more threats they would be met with "fire and fury like the world has never seen".

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  • 'Restraint' Appears To Be Over As North Korea Launches Missile Test Again
'Restraint' Appears To Be Over As North Korea Launches Missile Test Again

North Korea fired several rockets into the sea Saturday in the continuation of its rapid nuclear and missile expansion, while the United States and South Korea appeared to offer different readings of the success of the launches. The missile test capped yet another eventful week on the Korean peninsula, which began with the annual US-South Korea mil...

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  • 13 killed in Baghdad auto bombing
13 killed in Baghdad auto bombing

On Sunday, at least five civilians were killed in two separate car-bomb attacks in southern Baghdad. An Iraqi police officer said the blast on Monday took place after an explosives-laden auto went off at the wholesale Jamila market in Baghdad's Shia district of Sadr City.

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