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Global Duterte calls for unity, harmony in Eid'l Adha message
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People send Eid cards to each other at this time, Muslim people will also dress in their best clothes and attend a prayer service at their Mosque. Saudi Arabia's High Judicial Court has confirmed that the first day of the Muslim festival falls on Friday after the new moon crescent was sighted on August 22.

Global 41 more Ky. Air National Guardsmen head to Houston
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The Texas Army National Guard's 386th Engineer Battalion teamed up with Texas Task Force 1 and the Cypress Creek Fire Department yesterday to bring 1,000 Cypress Creek residents to safety from high-rising waters as heavy rains from Hurricane Harvey continued to fall.

Global Kelantan Gov't Sings Praises For Malaysian Athletes' Success At The Sea Games
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The 27-year-old Magno lagged behind the podium finishers in the final, posting a personal best time of 1:51.893. The Philippines ended up winning less than half of the projected number with 24 gold, 33 silver and 64 bronze medals. Host country Malaysia has already locked up the overall victor position, having earned 141 gold medals. But Cynthia Carrion, in an interview with Filipino journalists in Kuala Lumpur , said she made the prediction to motivate the athletes.

Global As Trump Bullies Over Border Wall, Mexico Offers Aid for Harvey Victims
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Mexico told President Donald Trump again in no uncertain terms that it will not be paying for his proposed border wall, no matter what he says - or tweets - on the matter. Mexico will not negotiate NAFTA, nor any other aspect of the bilateral relationship, through social media or any other news platform. Trump (@ realDonaldTrump ) August 27, 2017We are in the NAFTA (worst trade deal ever made) renegotiation process with Mexico & Canada.Both being very hard, may have to terminate? The ...

Global Donald Trump orders ban on transgender recruits
Author: 0 Donald Trump orders ban on transgender recruits

According to a White House official , transgender individuals can no longer serve in the military unless an alternative decision is made by the secretary of homeland security and the secretary of defense . The White House offered no guidance at the time as to how the ban would be implemented. "The President's order to remove transgender service members from the United States armed forces and deny them healthcare is nothing less than a purge ", Matt Thorn, executive director of ...

Global Kushner promises to present peace plan within four months
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But just days earlier, the Palestinian Authority (PA) had said that, behind closed doors, it would also give Kushner a firm ultimatum - deliver Israeli concessions within 45 days, or we "blow up" your peace process. "If the United States team doesn't bring answers to our questions this time, we are going to look into our options because the status quo is not working for our interests", Ahmad Majdalani , an aide to Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas , told The Associated Press.

Global Trump diverges from Cornyn, Cruz on NAFTA
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NDP global trade critic Tracy Ramsey also said the Liberals need to get some reassurances from the Americans they are bargaining in good faith, but be prepared for things to go off the rails. NAFTA erased most trade barriers separating the U.S., Canada and Mexico and fostered a rapid rise in commerce and closer diplomatic ties among the three countries.

Global Deadline Thursday for nation monument review, two in New Mexico
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Zinke told The Associated Press that unspecified boundary adjustments for some monuments designated over the past four decades will be included in the recommendations he planned to give President Donald Trump on Thursday. Significant reductions in the size of the monuments, especially those created by Obama, would mark the latest in a string of actions where Trump has sought to erode his Democratic predecessor's legacy.

Global Venezuela Will Hold Referendum on New Constitution
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Del Pino, who has been with PDVSA for 30 years, forged joint ventures geared toward producing heavy oil in the Orinoco belt and offshore gas in recent years, but these projects have fallen short of full implementation. "We will not stand by as Venezuela crumbles", the White House said in a statement . "The United States reiterated their appeal to the Venezuela to restore democracy, hold free and fair elections, to release immediately and without conditions all political prisoners and ...

Global Mattis Says Defensive Arms For Ukraine Not Provocative
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For example, German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier previously stated that the supply of arms to Ukraine is a very risky and counterproductive way out of the crisis. Mattis also said the Trump administration will not accept Moscow's annexation of Ukraine's Crimea region. Proponents of sending arms say it will give Ukrainian troops a decisive edge over the Russian-backed separatists.

Global Justice Department filing reveals North Korea's money laundering, oil trade
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Washington , Aug 23 Top US lawmakers have welcomed the Trump administration 's decision slapping sanctions on Russian and Chinese entities and individuals for helping North Korea advance its missile and nuclear weapons programme. The sanctions also hit those who help individuals previously penalized for involvement in North Korea's weapons program and assist the country in sending workers overseas.

Global Kim Wall death: journalist's torso weighted with metal
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Wall , 30, was last seen alive on August 10 on Danish inventor Peter Madsen's submarine, which police believe he intentionally sank off Denmark's eastern coast the following day. Police have said that they believe the submarine was deliberately sunk. He told the police that he "buried" her body at sea, before sinking the vessel.

Global Driver injures three during protest over shot transgender woman in St. Louis
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The protesters then surrounded his auto, slammed on it with their hands, and hit the vehicle with a flag pole, according to Jackson. But a police spokesperson said, in the newspaper's words, that the driver "stopped, honked and attempted to drive around the protesters before some of them surrounded his vehicle and began hitting it with their hands and a flag pole".

Global Far out! Space X successfully launches another rocket- and lands it!
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The Falcon 9 lifted off at 11:51 a.m. PDT on Thursday from Vandenberg Air Force Base , California, carrying the Formosat-5 satellite. Should it make another successful launch Thursday, SpaceX could conceivably launch 20 rockets this year-addressing critics who have said it is incapable of meeting the demands of its lengthy manifest of customers.

Global Mobile Internet Data Services Banned in Punjab, Haryana & Chandigarh for 72 hours
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Haryana Government today took a major decision to suspend the mobile internet services for next 72 hours following Dera Sacha Sauda chief, Ram Rahim Rape verdict case hearing on 25th August (tomorrow) at Panchkula High Court. The Centre has sanctioned an additional 10 companies of paramilitary forces to maintain law and order in the state. "There is full cooperation with both state governments in this regard", said a senior Central government official.

Global NBC's Xena: Warrior Princess reboot is dead
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The potential reboot was first announced in 2015, with Lost writer Javier Grillo-Marxuach coming aboard to pen the script in 2016. According to The Hollywood Reporter , the original idea for the reboot is essentially dead. This new version would have seemingly followed the same premise, with new young actresses take on the roles of Xena and Gabrielle. "There is no reason to bring back Xena if it is not there for the goal of fully exploring a relationship that could only be shown ...

Global Trump's favorability rating falls in three key states he won in 2016
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Of the 36 percent and 55 percent who approve and disapprove of Trump , 19 percent strongly approve and 40 percent strongly disapprove , according to the poll . In Michigan, nearly half-48 percent-of voters say they would prefer a Democratically controlled Congress, compared to 35 percent who want it to stay in Republican hands.

Global 9 years later, Lt Col Purohit gets bail
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On the contradictions between the NIA and ATS chargesheets, the bench said these are "to be tested at the time of trial and this court can not pick or choose one version over the other". The father of the victim has sought a stay on the high court's 25 April order granting Thakur bail, saying there was "no prima facie evidence against her".

Global BBCI: Moroccan suspect named over Finland stabbings in Turku
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Police have requested that all five detainees should be held in pre-trial detention. The suspect in last week's stabbing attack in Finland that left two people dead and eight injured was identified in court documents on Monday as 18-year-old Abderrahman Mechkah .

Global US Military Drills in South Korea Continues
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USA and South Korean troops have begun annual drills that come after tensions rose over North Korea's two intercontinental ballistic missile tests last month. Days after the drills, the North carried out its fifth and biggest nuclear test to date. "And had Pyongyang halted testing in 2015, Washington wouldn't be facing the imminent threat of a North Korean ICBM today".

Global WVU ranked No. 22 in pre-season AP Poll
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The Bulldogs are the highest ranked SEC East team, two spots ahead of No. 17 Florida. Other SEC teams ranked: No. 12 Auburn, No. 13 LSU and No. 25 Tennessee. Additionally, of its 59 appearances in the AP preseason poll, 41 have seen OU ranked seventh or higher. The Tigers will face three of those teams this season - LSU on October 14, Georgia on November 11 and Alabama on November 25 - as well as defending national champion and No.

Global Comedian And Activist Dick Gregory Has Passed Away At 84
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Roy Wood Jr-:"They ask me why I travel so much & I tell em, the fight 4 justice is out there, it aint at my house"-Dick Gregory ". "Heaven just got funnier", Hughley tweeted . Hunger strikes were a frequent activist tool for Gregory . A confidant of King, Malcolm X and Robert Kennedy, the suavely dressed comedian was shot during race riots in Los Angeles in 1965 and escaped assassination in Jackson, Mississippi, in 1963 after working with activist Medgar Evers, who was gunned down in his ...

Global Trump to outline new Afghanistan plan in TV address Monday night
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Trump press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Friday a new strategy would "protect America's interests" in the South Asian region and details would be forthcoming. But he refused to talk about the new policy until Trump discloses it. Earlier this year, Mattis famously told a Senate panel that the United States is "not winning in Afghanistan".

Global Boston aims to avert violence at 'Free Speech' rally
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Thomas Robb, the KKK's national director, said four or five members from Springfield and possibly some more from Boston were planning to be at the "Free Speech Rally". "We can't speak to outfits we don't have any verified intel on - they are not a group known for sharing ahead of time", she said, adding, "Our focus is on the safety of everyone".

Global Trump approves plan to create independent U.S. cyber command
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He also said it "demonstrates our increased resolve" against threats in cyberspace, deters adversaries, and helps reassure USA allies and partners. "While Cyber Command and the National Security Agency should eventually be able to operate independent of one another, the administration must work closely with the Congress to take the necessary steps that will make this separation of responsibilities successful, and to ensure that each agency will emerge more effective and more capable as a ...

Global Gert becomes second hurricane of 2017 Atlantic season
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Forecasters have estimated a 20 percent chance of formation during the next two days and a 60 percent chance of formation through five days. N.H.C. says it's producing disorganized showers and thunderstorms. "There's a ridge of high pressure towards the near continent so if this system is slightly further north we'll get some fine weather even some warm conditions".

Global China replaces Japan as largest United States bond holder in June
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China surpassed Japan as the largest holder of U.S. Treasury securities in June for the first time in nine months, according to U.S. government data released Tuesday. The Chinese currency has gained nearly 4% against the dollar so far this year. The willingness of China to lend massive amounts of money to the USA government has raised concerns about Beijing's potential leverage over America.

Global Pence to 'stand with' Trump on Charlottesville statement
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Pence says , "We are beginning to see progress" when it comes to North Korea , but says that "much more" must still be done. "We have no tolerance for hate and violence from white supremacists , neo-Nazis or the KKK", Pence said at a news conference on the first day of his week-long trip to South America.

Global Heather Heyer Memorial Service in Charlottesville
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Bro said her daughter's death would make sense for those who knew how passionate she was. "I would like for us to carry her legacy on by doing the same thing: Respecting the rights of everyone", Cathy Brinkley said. So for that, I'm truly proud of my daughter. Susan Bro urged mourners to "take that extra step". This is just the beginning of Heather's legacy. "She was a person that was willing to work with anyone", Wilson, wearing a suit and a purple bow tie, said.

Global UK Plan To Make 'Temporary Customs Union' Deal After Brexit
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But Conor McGinn, a Northern Ireland-born Labour MP who backs the pro-EU Open Britain group, said: "The government is right to reiterate its pledge not to return to the borders of the past, but even this language shows how far along the road of regression we have travelled since Brexit ".

Global Woman discovers lost diamond ring on garden carrot
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She tells CBC , "I thought for sure either they roto-tilled it, or something happened to it". Grams said she never told her husband, Norman , about the lost ring . "I feel relieved and happy inside", Grams said this week. Mary Grams told CBC News she lost the ring in 2004. With family looking on she washed the ring with a little soap to get the dirt off.

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