• Trump urges Gulf Countries to be Diplomatic in resolving Crisis
Trump urges Gulf Countries to be Diplomatic in resolving Crisis

Qatar turned to other exporters like Turkey, Iran and Morocco to fill gaps in its food imports and the construction material needed to build infrastructure for soccer's World Cup in 2022, set to take place there. The White House says Trump discussed the issue Wednesday in a telephone conversation with Saudi Arabia's King Salman. He urged them to...

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  • Trump pledges $1 million for hurricane relief, White House says
Trump pledges $1 million for hurricane relief, White House says

Melania Trump made her way to Corpus Christi, Texas, alongside President Donald Trump , in a smart white collared blouse with black pants and Adidas Stan Smith sneakers. The department store is selling knockoff versions of that United States of America hat Trump proudly wore on his recent trip to Texas, and we have a feeling Trump wouldn't be...

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  • Macron unveils huge transformation of France's labour laws
Macron unveils huge transformation of France's labour laws

Asked by Le Point magazine in an interview if he was trying to be the new "cool" kid on the global stage, Macron replied: "The global stage is not really a "cool" scene, you know". Even before the reforms were unveiled, the hardline CGT union called for a day of action September 12, and on Thursday it encouraged retirees and students to join in...

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  • Should emergency shelters be required to take in people, their pets?
Should emergency shelters be required to take in people, their pets?

Geauga Humane Society's Rescue Village is working to assist animals from shelters in Texas and Louisiana that are being flooded by Hurricane Harvey, according to Leah Backo, marketing and public relations coordinator. "In the early stages of the response, some first responders had instructions not to take animals to safety, despite the pleading...

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  • Britain and Japan Agree on Closer Ties After North Korea Missile Launch
Britain and Japan Agree on Closer Ties After North Korea Missile Launch

US President Donald Trump also said "all options" are on the table regarding North Korea, ratcheting up his war of words against the Asian nation. Britain wants new United Nations sanctions against North Korea that would target guest workers sent mostly to Russian Federation and China, and whose wages are a source of revenue for Pyongyang.

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  • Statement by Minister Joly on Eid al-Adha
Statement by Minister Joly on Eid al-Adha

The Islamic holy book tells how Allah demanded that Ibrahim sacrifice his first son, Ishmael, in an act of subservience to his god. Eid al-Adha in Arabic literally means "festival of the sacrifice". The festival is celebrated by Muslims all around the world. The precise date of Eid varies from year to year because its calculation comes from the...

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  • Ireland could suffer if Trump's tax plans succeed, says former adviser
Ireland could suffer if Trump's tax plans succeed, says former adviser

President Trump on Wednesday will pressure Congress to pass a sweeping package of tax cuts by year's end, but he is not planning to advance a specific plan.... "When it comes to the business tax, we are dead last [in the world]". Trump outlined four main goals he hopes to accomplish during the tax reform push.

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  • Greensboro firefighters headed to Houston on Thursday
Greensboro firefighters headed to Houston on Thursday

The task force will remain in Texas through at least September 6, according to the Kansas Adjutant General's Office. Huffman says they do not know what their exact duties will be at this time because search and rescue teams in Texas are still assessing their needs.

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  • 'One way or the other, Mexico will pay for wall'
'One way or the other, Mexico will pay for wall'

While President Donald Trump has pledged to provide all of the necessary federal relief to help residents in Texas to recover from Hurricane Harvey , a Category Four tropical storm, House Republicans are now on track to pass a 2018 spending bill that would divert almost $ 1 billion from disaster relief to help pay for the president's propo...

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  • Hurricane Irma now a major hurricane
Hurricane Irma now a major hurricane

ET, Irma was located about 1,845 miles east of the Leeward Islands in the Caribbean. This general motion is forecast through early Friday , followed by a generally westward motion on Saturday . Hurricane-force winds now extend outward up to 15 miles from Irma's center, and tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 80 miles from the center, ...

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  • Indiana National Guard preparing in case called to help with Hurricane Harvey
Indiana National Guard preparing in case called to help with Hurricane Harvey

For now, many will be taken to hospitals in north Texas, but some could be taken out-of-state as well. Abbott previously announced the full deployment of the Texas National Guard , which has a force of 14,000. "Two of our assets, 22-foot air boats, that we've utilized for flooding before in the Red River things like that, normally their ice resc...

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  • U.S. expels Russian diplomats from DC, NY and San Francisco
U.S. expels Russian diplomats from DC, NY and San Francisco

The closures will need to happen by Saturday, the State Department said. In making the announcement , Mr. Putin said Russian Federation had run out of patience waiting for relations with the United States to improve. Those sanctions on Russia's mining and oil industry, which President Trump signed despite reservations , were in turn a reprisal ...

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  • Rohingya people dead after boat sinks off Bangladesh
Rohingya people dead after boat sinks off Bangladesh

Ariful Islam said on Thursday. Renewed insurgent attacks last week set off the bloodiest fighting in Rakhine in at least five years, pitting rebels from Myanmar's Rohingya Muslim minority waging what some called their "last fight" against a military accused of deliberately blurring the line between "terrorists" and civilian "abettors".

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  • Benazir Bhutto assassination: Verdict likely on Thursday
Benazir Bhutto assassination: Verdict likely on Thursday

The Rawalpindi anti-terror court also awarded a total of 17 years in jail term for Saud Aziz, who was police chief of Rawalpindi when Bhutto was assassinated, and Khurram Shahzad, a former Superintendent of Police (SP) at Rawal Town. PPP has always maintained that line. Five prime accused - Rafaqat Hussain, Hasnain Gul, Sher Zaman, Aitzaz Sha...

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  • Officer shot near Sacramento County motel
Officer shot near Sacramento County motel

The officers were taken to an area hospital and their condition is unknown, said Sgt. CHP officials said two people were detained in connection with the shooting, but the scene is still active. After an exchange of gunfire in which a sheriff's deputy was hit, the suspect got into a vehicle and led officers on another pursuit on local streets befo...

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  • Harvey horror: Shivering tot found clinging to drowned mom
Harvey horror: Shivering tot found clinging to drowned mom

Police officers and divers in a Zodiac boat spotted Sulcer floating in a canal about half a mile from the vehicle, her toddler clinging to her body. The child was responsive but suffering from hypothermia. Officials say they attempted to revive the woman but were unsuccessful. 'The baby also had a backpack that was helping her float on her back...

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  • China tells India to draw lessons from Doklam
China tells India to draw lessons from Doklam

But this incident shows that India may act beyond the logic of worldwide relations. Troops of the two countries had been locked in a standoff in Doka La since June 16 after Indian troops stopped the Chinese Army from building a road in the disputed area.

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  • Britain's Princes William, Harry visit new memorial of Princess Diana
Britain's Princes William, Harry visit new memorial of Princess Diana

The sea of flowers outside the gates of Kensington Palace where thousands of mourners from across Britain and the world payed their last respects to Diana, Princess of Wales in 1997. "It's the heaviest cake I've ever carried", he said. The inquest into her death found that she was unlawfully killed by a combination of the driving of chauffeur Hen...

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  • Trump Jr. will give private Senate interview
Trump Jr. will give private Senate interview

USA intelligence agencies have concluded that Russian Federation worked to tilt last year's presidential election in Trump's favor. The Committee, which is looking into allegations of Russian interference in the U.S. Russian Federation has loomed large over the first six months of the Trump presidency. Special counsel Robert Mueller is conducti...

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  • Nineteen People Indicted for Turkish Attack on Peaceful Protesters in Washington
Nineteen People Indicted for Turkish Attack on Peaceful Protesters in Washington

USA authorities have indicted 19 people, including 15 Turkish security officials, for attacking peaceful protesters who rallied against the visit of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan outside the Turkish ambassador's residence in Washington DC in May.

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