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Vietnam says it feels 'great pity' over German kidnapping accusation

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The kidnapping, he added, "is an unprecedented and flagrant violation of German and worldwide law" and "has the potential to negatively influence relations in a massive way". He said in comments on his Facebook page that the kidnapping was "stupid" and would cause severe diplomatic consequences. Dissent in the one-party state is not tolerated, but despite that activists have publicly criticised the government amid the kidnapping allegations. Read More »

United States bans citizens from travelling to North Korea effective September 1st

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Tillerson and other key players, including China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi , will also be in the Philippine capital - but Susan Thornton , the acting USA assistant secretary of state, today said the U.S. President Donald Trump's administration has said all options are on the table in dealing with North Korea, including military ones. Some policies and talking points have remained unchanged, the biggest being that negotiations without North Korea committing to denuclearization up-front ... Read More »

Trump signs bill sanctioning N. Korea, Russia, Iran

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Speaking about Mr Tillerson's comments, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said: "We note there is a certain contradiction in the statements being voiced in the White House ". He'll have to go to Congress and negotiate it. He also praises his own ability to negotiate. The package of financial sanctions against Russian Federation was signed by Trump behind closed doors and away from cameras on Wednesday, several White House sources said. Read More »

Congress cries foul over tax raids in Bengaluru

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The IT department on Wednesday had raided Shivakumar's residence and at a private resort in Bengaluru where 44 Congress lawmakers from Gujarat are staying. His brother and Congress MP D K Suresh maintained that the cash recovered in the raids was accounted for. He said, "It is not right on the part of central government to use I-T department for its political conspiracies". Read More »

Rex Tillerson : US Secretary won't meet North Korea envoy at Asia talks

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Rex Tillerson has sought to ease tensions over North Korea by declaring that the U.S. is not pushing for regime change and does not blame China for the situation. We do not seek an accelerated reunification of the Peninsula. "But I believe it is honest and worth the North's exploring", he added. Warmbier's death added to already high tensions in the region over North Korea's weapons ambitions. Read More »

Cambodia jails Australian nurse over illegal surrogacy clinic

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She said she did not know surrogacy was illegal in Cambodia . Earlier reports said that Davis-Charles had operated a clinic that matched foreign couples with Cambodian surrogate mothers. Davis-Charles and the two Cambodians were also charged with falsifying documents. Davis-Charles, who has been detained in the Cambodian capital since November 2016, told the court during the trial that her job was only to take care of surrogate mothers. Read More »

'Goodbye, Mooch': Late-night comedians bid farewell to Anthony Scaramucci

Anthony Scaramucci has a scandal of his own going on that may or may not be true. Regardless, he was buzzing after his opening press conference in which he heaped praise upon Trump, he said. He was forced out of the job Monday shortly after unloading on other White House staff in a telephone call with a New Yorker reporter. Scaramucci felt the publication of the interview was a breach of trust. Read More »

DHS Spokesman Being Considered for WH Communications Director Role

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John Kelly is a welcome asset who can be of great value, but the direction of the Trump administration will not be dictated by anyone but the president himself. Priebus proved ineffective at managing Trump's erraticness - leaping from issue to issue within a single day, tweeting out things that directly contradicted his White House's official line, fomenting competition among top staffers into a sort of blood sport. Read More »

Two defensive starters for Ole Miss arrested on shoplifting charges

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And then, as you likely know, former coach Hugh Freeze resigned two weeks ago after phone records showed he dialed a number connected to a Tampa escort service. MS linebacker Detric Bing-Dukes and cornerback Ken Webster have been suspended for the Rebels' season opener against South Alabama on September 2 after being arrested on charges of shoplifting. Read More »

China hits back at Donald Trump over North Korea tweet

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Our foolish past leaders have allowed them to make hundreds of billions of dollars a year in trade, yet they do nothing for us with North Korea, just talk. "North Korea remains the most urgent threat to regional stability", said Gen. Terrence J. The US sent two B-1 bombers from Andersen Air Force Base in Guam on Saturday on a 10-hour round trip over the Korean Peninsula. Read More »

Chemical Leak At Durham YMCA Sends Dozens To Hospitals

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Those affected were transported to Duke University Hospital or Duke Regional Hospital. It was a chemical leak of Sodium Hypochlorite, which was used as a bleaching compound of chlorine - a disinfectant - that spilled into the pool at the Durham Downtown YMCA on Wednesday afternoon. Read More »

Export boost helps United Kingdom manufacturing growth recover in July

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IHS Markit and CIPS' latest PMI release for the construction sector - which measures expectations of growth - came in at 51.9 for the month of July. Residential construction activity maintained previous levels by contrast as lack of supply and schemes such as "Help to Buy" helped people onto the property ladder. Read More »

Hezbollah, Lebanon Recapture Another Town on Syrian Border

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Al-Nusra Front is the name of the Syrian faction that was previously an Al-Qaeda affiliate. It now spearheads the Tahrir Al Sham Islamist alliance in the Syrian civil war. The remaining Hezbollah captives are expected to be released once the first convoy of evacuees reaches its destination in Syria. Meanwhile, the United Nations refugee agency is concerned about the return of the rebels and their families to war-torn Syrian cities. Read More »

After serious allegations, Imran Khan vows to emerge 'stronger'

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Further, Ayesha also resigned from the party and praised Nawaz Sharif for respecting women. "It has been sent by an individual in his private capacity without bringing it into the knowledge of the PTI chief", Chaudhry said. She added that it was "painful to listen to the moral allegations levelled by Gulalai". Regretfully, I am informing you that I am quitting the party, she told Dunya News. Read More »

Brazil's Chamber of Deputies to vote on Temer corruption charges

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Now, without that consent, the corruption charge brought against him last month must wait until his term ends at the close of 2018. As a sitting president - the first in Brazil's history to be charged while in office - Temer can not be tried by the country's Supreme Federal Tribunal without the elected deputies agreeing to suspend him for 180 days. Read More »

New Yorker Reporter Discusses Bombshell Scaramucci Story at Maine College

Scaramucci said this daytime event - which will be broadcast on various live platforms with help from former Fox News co-president Bill Shine - will give him the opportunity to reach and communicate with the President's base. "He's like the song of the summer: Scaramucci came into our lives for like a week, and then he left us with nothing but memories and like a bunch of weird moves", Noah said before humming the Macarena and dancing along to a clip of the former communications director ... Read More »

Myles Garrett beats future hall-of-famer Joe Thomas off the edge

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Jackson went on to say that Garrett's teammates began to wonder why the pass-rusher wasn't already playing with the first-team defense. "Then, [left guard Joel] Bitonio came and basically stopped me in my tracks". "No, I think that was their intentions initially, but I didn't know that at the time, " he said. In the end, it doesn't matter whose idea it was to promote Garrett. Read More »

Smoke from wildfires moves into Willamette Valley

This is because the smoke is thick enough to block some sunlight from getting through. While the advisory for ground-level smog and wildfire smoke is expected to only run until next Tuesday, the continued high temperatures and active wildfires could lead to increased pollution and particulate matter levels in the air through next week. Read More »

NAACP Issues Unprecedented Travel Advisory For The State Of Missouri

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The travel advisory, circulated in June by the Missouri NAACP and now taken up by the national organisation, comes after a plague of U.S. police shootings and widespread racial tension in the wake of Donald Trump's election as president. The advisory points to "The Jim Crow" bill which will go into effect on August 28 and will force individuals to prove that race, gender or religion are "motivating" factors for the discrimination not just "contributing", according to CBS News . Read More »

North Korean missile could reach mainland United States

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Tillerson added: "We would like to sit and have a dialogue with them about the future that will give them the security they seek and the future economic prosperity for North Korea ". China has lodged a protest with South Korea after Seoul restarted negotiations with the U.S. to resume the deployment of the anti-missile system Terminal High Altitude Area Defence (THAAD), a Foreign Ministry official said on Wednesday. Read More »

Struggle leaves California officers wounded, suspect dead

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A second officer arrived and tried to help restrain the man and it was during the struggle that both officers and the suspect were shot, Brizzee said. One of the injured officers, a six-year veteran, was shot in the head, torso and lower leg Monday, Los Banos Police Chief Gary Brizzee said. One officer was shot once in the upper torso. Read More »

Bachelor, widower, virgin? Bihar hospital asks staff in marital declaration form

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The freaky declaration form has not just raked up a controversy in the state but also made the hospital the butt of jokes on various social media platforms. He explained that the marriage declaration form with these contentious questions has been in practice since 1984 when the institute was established. Unless the Central government changes it or judiciary intervenes, we can not change it on our own, " said IGIMS's Dr Manish Mandal. Read More »

US launches unarmed ICBM from California in system test

Two B-1B bombers have flew over the Korean peninsula in a show of force after recent North Korean missile tests. On Tuesday, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said the government would agree to a dialogue with North Korea if it relinquishes its nuclear program. Read More »

Man kills self outside Chinese consulate in US

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No one was injured in the shooting incident. Police were called to Shatto Place and 4th Street around 6:10 a.m. on a report of a shooting. Lopez said the man was discovered in his auto, dead from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Authorities did not immediately identify the gunman or released other details about the incident as of the press time. They said he was found in his vehicle with a bullet wound to his chin. Read More »

EPS for Banco de Chile (ADR) (BCH) Expected At $1.33

NN Investment Partners Holdings N.V. owned approximately 0.07% of Banco Santander-Chile worth $7,803,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. The firm had revenue of $13.10 billion during the quarter. COPYRIGHT VIOLATION NOTICE: "Banco Santander-Chile (BSAC) Stake Cut by Bank of America Corp DE" was first posted by BBNS and is owned by of BBNS. Read More »

Grandmother charged with murder after child dies in dog attack

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She was granted on a $50,000 bond but is now being held at the detention center. After struggling to fight off the dogs, she said she brought the child to an urgent care facility, where the boy was pronounced dead. In a press conference broadcast by Fox 5 Atlanta, District Attorney for Georgia's Northern Circuit, Parks White said that Adams had been handed a $50,000 (£37,000) bond. Read More »

If Trump fires Robert Mueller, will Republicans have the guts to act?

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He is citing what he says is a conflict of interest because of Mueller's "close friendship" with fired FBI Director James Comey . "Those who worked under them have attested he and Jim Comey possess a close friendship, and they have delivered on-the-record statements effusing praise of one another". Read More »

Suspicious package in Queens deemed safe after bomb squad probe, NYPD says

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George Wray, who owns the property at 222nd Street near 145th Road, but rents it out to two families suffered second- and third-degree burns over 80 percent of his body, police said. He says the blast left behind "substantial evidence". Wray's neighbors said they heard a loud boom and rushed outside to see the 73-year-old on the ground in flames. Read More »

USA tests unarmed missile in California

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However, Air France told the United States media outlet it did not share the Pentagon's concerns about the recent missile test. The strike command said the test was "not a response to recent North Korean actions". "These test launches require the highest degree of technical competence and commitment at every level and provide critical data necessary to validate the reliability, accuracy and performance of the ICBM force", said Colonel Dave Kelley, 576th Flight Test Squadron commander. Read More »

Rapper faces murder charge in homeless man's slaying

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According to ABC7, Glover, 57, got into a fight with a 55-year-old homeless man on East 44th Street and Third Avenue in NY on Tuesday. Glover, who works as a security guard and handyman in the area, was tied to the stabbing via surveillance footage, a police source told the NY Daily News . Read More »

Siloam Springs man accused of having sex with a donkey

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Everett Lee Compton , a 49-year-old Arkansas man, was arrested Monday after he was accused of sneaking into a homeowner's yard and sexually abusing their pet donkey multiple times. Then, on the mornings of 5 and 6 July he was caught performing a similar act. He is being charged with four counts of bestiality, four counts of criminal trespassing and four counts of misdemeanor cruelty to animals. Read More »

Arab man says he murdered Jewish girlfriend to 'free Palestinian prisoners'

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The 29-year-old Jewish woman, Michal Halimi, was missing for more than two months before police found her body May 24, according to the Jewish Telegraphic Agency . When Harouf was first interrogated there were contradictions in his responses, which led to a continuing investigation and questioning of other witnesses to the couple's relationship, according to police. Read More »