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Global Buhari greets Muslims on Ramadan fast
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What do Muslims do during Ramadan? The sighting of the new moon will make it clear as to when Ramadan will begin in Pakistan, Bangladesh and other Asian countries. Saudi Arabian moon observers said that there was no sight of the Ramadan crescent on Tuesday, meaning millions of Muslims around the world will begin the holy month on Thursday .

Global Welcome move by North Korea
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However, no observers from global atomic monitoring agencies, according to reports, have been invited . A number of buildings have been demolished at North Korea's nuclear test site, according to satellite photos made public on Monday, providing proof for the first time that work is underway to dismantle the site.

Global Gov. Rauner proposes restoration of death penalty in IL
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In a Monday morning press conference in Chicago, Rauner said the death penalty should return for certain offenders. The new gun legislation bill would require anyone purchasing assault rifles to wait for 72 hours before picking up their firearm from a gun dealer.

Global U.S. hits Iran central bank governor with sanctions
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Also sanctioned Monday are an Iraqi bank, its chairman, and Ali Tarzali, who Treasury said is "the assistant director of the International Department at the Central Bank of Iran". Earlier this month, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said in a live broadcast that if President Trump follows through with his promise to pull out of the Iran nuclear deal, the United States "will surely regret it".

Global Palestinian Authority Recalls US Ambassador Over Jerusalem Embassy Move
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She continued: "In between Hamas and a very extreme Israeli prime minister, we have the blood of children". Monday's protests were fuelled by the opening of the new US Embassy in Jerusalem , after it was moved from Tel Aviv. This week, as the U.S. opened an embassy in Jerusalem , Israeli forces made headlines for killing children and the disabled along its borders. "The location of the embassy has no bearing on the specific boundaries of Israeli sovereignty in Jerusalem, or the ...

Global Modi to visit Russian Federation on May 21 for informal summit
Author: 0 Modi to visit Russian Federation on May 21 for informal summit

Calling it an important occasion, the Indian ministry's statement said that both leaders would also discuss their respective national priorities and bilateral issues. Modi's visit to Russian Federation also comes just after Putin won a fourth term in office in March this year after remaining in power for nearly two decades.

Global Colao to step down from Vodafone after 10 years in charge
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For Read it's a "step-up" role, after a good track record at Vodafone , said James Ratzer, a telecom analyst at New Street Research in London. Colao was appointed chief executive in July 2008 and in his 10-year tenure has seen Vodafone transformed from a consumer-focused 2G/3G mobile operator into one of the world's leading converged communications companies.

Global Iran's Foreign Minister in China to rescue nuclear deal
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During talks with the Chinese foreign minister, Zarif pointed to good relations between Tehran and Beijing after the JCPOA implementation started in 2016, saying, "We are confident that China will stand by Iran". Before leaving Tehran , Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and EU Foreign Policy Chief Federica Mogherini in a telephone conversation discussed the fate of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) after the United States pullout, according to Fars.

Global Iraq election: Shia rivals of PM Abadi 'Create gains'
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Leaks from the count indicated that Victory, the new party led by the incumbent prime minister, was on course to win the most MPs in the 328-seat parliament. The alliance is headed by Hadi al-Amiri, a former minister of transport with close ties to Iran who became a senior commander of paramilitary fighters in the fight against the Islamic State extremist group.

Global Afghan govt building attack kills 15
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Gunmen entered the Finance Directorate in Jalalabad , capital of the Nangarhar province, bordering Pakistan, leading to a three-hour clash, said Attaullah Khogyani, spokesman for the provincial governor. April saw a series of attacks across the country targeting voter registration centres as Afghanistan gears up for long-delayed legislative elections due in October.

Global Oklahoma governor vetoes gun Take Charge in Conquer NRA
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Mary Fallin on Friday vetoed the " Constitutional Carry " invoice that, if handed, would have enabled handgun house owners within the state to hold with out first acquiring a allow. Calls for Gov. Mary Fallin to make a decision on a bill allowing concealed carry without a permit in Oklahoma are ramping up as the window for her to act is closing.

Global Li Keqiang calls for new progress of China-Japan ties
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The hotline for senior military officials to communicate in the case of incidents involving their navies or air forces will be launched within 30 days under an agreement signed after Chinese Premier Li Keqiang met Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in Tokyo.

Global Aide who said McCain is 'dying' still works at White House
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Sadler was discussing McCain's opposition to Trump's pick for Central Intelligence Agency director, Gina Haspel, at a communications staff meeting on Thursday when she said that, "it doesn't matter" because "he's dying anyway", two people in the room confirmed to The Associated Press.

Global Santa Barbara District Attorney Files Murder Charges Against Golden State Killer
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Each of the four counts Joseph DeAngelo faces carry the possibility of life without parole or the death sentence. The Golden State Killer, also known as the Original Night Stalker and the East Area Rapist, is believed responsible for at least 12 homicides, 45 rapes and 120 burglaries, according to the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Global Trump unveils prescription drugs plan
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In fact, " American Patients First " is the formal name for the administration's plan, which can be seen on the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) website . And tax reform lowered the corporate tax rate and eased the repatriation of overseas profits, a victory for drug firms. Later in January, Trump met with the heads of pharma companies , where he reiterated his interest in bringing drug prices down in the US.

Global Asian equities suffer as Trump nixes Iran deal
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After Trump announced a unilateral decision to stop participation in the deal, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani called the move illegal, illegitimate and a violation of worldwide law, but promised that his country would continue to comply with the deal's conditions despite the U.S.

Global Newly Single Don Jr
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According to page Six , Donald Trump Jr .is reportedly dating Fox News host Kimberly Guilfoyle . "Don Jr. and Kimberly are seeing each other, and are having a great time", a source said . A week after Vanessa filed for divorce, reports said Don Jr. had an affair with Danity Kane singer Aubrey O'Day when she appeared on "The Celebrity Apprentice ".

Global Suspect in teen's death in Utah arrested in Otero County
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The Salt Lake Tribune reports that soon after her daughter called her, Shawna Bagshaw heard her girl screaming and being " brutally attacked " before the line went dead. 'I can't even guess what the mother would be going through right now. "Our hearts and thoughts are with her". "And that's what makes everything so heartbreaking, honestly", Talia said.

Author: 0 Putin To Focus On Social, Economic Reforms In 4th Presidential Term

Medvedev, 42, in 2005 succeeded Putin, becoming the third and youngest Russian president to take office, according to the report. Deputy Prime Minister for sports, tourism and youth policy Vitaly Mutko Medvedev proposed to appoint as his Deputy for construction and regional policy.

Global The truth seems to have come out: PM Modi on Siddaramaiah's 'praise'
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Congress culture, communalism, casteism, crime, corruption and contract system were the six Cs destroying Karnataka's future, Modi added at the rally in Bangarpet near this state capital. Meanwhile, NCP preident Sharad Pawar, while speaking at Satara, said that since Congress is spread all over the country and a mood of change is palpable, there is nothing wrong in Rahul trying to projecting himself as the Prime Minister.

Global PSEB 10th Result 2018 Declared at pseb
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PSEB had uploaded the PSEB class 10 rank list on Tuesday . More than four lakh students had appeared for the PSEB class 10 examinations this year. Aspirants who had not satisfied with the results can apply for the revaluation/ recounting. Teachers at the exam centres were also barred from using mobile phones, tablets and other electronic gadgets.

Global Google Follows Facebook In Banning Ads Before Referendum
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Google went one step further and said it would not accept any ads related to the referendum , not just those from groups or individuals seeking to sway the vote. They also said that the ban disproportionately affects the No side, accusing the media of being biased and aiding the Yes side. Campaign Co-Director Ailbhe Smyth said of the ban: "We welcome confirmation today from Google that they are going to stop running political advertisements over the next 24 hours".

Global Blankenship Rebuffs the President: 'I am Trumpier Than Trump'
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Senate race in West Virginia , urging Republican voters to reject combative newcomer Don Blankenship , a retired coal company executive, in favor of two more mainstream GOP candidates. "Our polls are close", West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey, another candidate for the Senate nomination, told a small audience here on Sunday evening.

Global Trump defends 'tough on terror' Central Intelligence Agency nominee Haspel
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That comparison is apt only in that she could and should face hard questioning from the Senate , as Mr. Trump's one-time nominee to lead the Veterans Administration would have. She also apparently feared repeating the fate of Ronny Jackson , who withdrew his nomination for Veterans Affairs secretary amid questions over alleged past misconduct .

Global Spanish MotoGP: Spectacular three-way crash sees Marc Marquez take overall points lead
Author: 0 Spanish MotoGP: Spectacular three-way crash sees Marc Marquez take overall points lead

Pedrosa, who underwent wrist surgery less than a month ago, was thrown high over his bike and onto the asphalt after trying to go past the two Ducatis on the inside of the sunny Jerez circuit in southern Spain. Dovizioso dropped to fifth overall with 46. "I was convinced before the race that I was able to win", explained Marquez. He said, "Here the race is very long and you have to manage many things", adding that the Spanish GP was "not a race about speed" but a race where being "precise" ...

Global Death toll from Pakistan mining explosions climbs to 23
Author: 0 Death toll from Pakistan mining explosions climbs to 23

The Director of the Pakistan offices for the elimination of consequences of natural disasters in a Meager Hahn reported on the explosion of methane in coal deposits Mararska, which killed 16 miners. Rescue teams are trying to find others still trapped in the rubble. Authorities said the incidents were not linked, and that rescue operations had ended at both sites.

Global AFC Asian Cup 2019: How India's opponents Thailand qualified for the finals
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Back home in India, everyone is excited and we have the blessings of all the people and we will do our best. The top five teams in Asia compete at the World Cup . Although the last two are ranked below India, those who follow Asian football will know what India are getting into. India had finished runners-up to Israel in 1964.

Global Hawaii officials warn of more damage from eruption
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The Big Island is home to Kilauea, one of the world's most active volcanoes. Most residents were evacuated, but some of them refused to leave their homes. Homes and buildings have been destroyed as lava burns through the countryside. Each fissure is several hundred yards (meters) long. The two most recent vents opened near Makamae and Leilani, and on Kahukai Street, the update said.

Global Russia: Authorities must allow peaceful protests ahead of Putin inauguration
Author: 0 Russia: Authorities must allow peaceful protests ahead of Putin inauguration

Navalny supporters have been detained in St. Petersburg, Krasnoyarsk, Tambov, Krasnodar and Cheboksary, Interfax reported Friday, citing activists and their social media pages. In late April, Moscow authorities authorized holding a rally on May 5 on the Academician Sakharov Avenue, but Navalny was insisting on holding a march along the central Tverskaya Street on his Twitter account, despite a ban from Moscow authorities.

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