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Girl Scouts Accuse Boy Scouts of Trying to Steal Away Girl Recruits

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Kathy Hopinkah Hannan, president of the GSUSA, accused the Boy Scouts of a "covert campaign to recruit girls", calling it "reckless" and "unsettling" in a scathing letter sent Tuesday and obtained by Buzzfeed News . I am also deeply concerned about reports of aggressive posturing by Boy Scout leaders towards Girl Scout leaders at recent "family meetings" outlining the proposed girls program. Read More »

China asks United States to respect Pakistan's role in Afghanistan

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Harsh US measures could provoke Pakistan and, if the government feels its Cold War-vintage pact with America is under threat, it could turn towards China - the great rival of both India and America. State of Secretary Rex Tillerson on China-U.S. relations and the Afghanistan issue. Trump's toughness on Pakistan drew a lot of comment after the speech, with most observers welcoming it. Read More »

Qatar restores ambassador to Iran amid regional crisis

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Qatar says it has made a decision to restore full diplomatic relations with Iran and strengthen ties with the country "in all fields", disregarding the demand of Arab nations locked in a regional dispute with Doha that it lessen ties to Tehran. Read More »

Students injured in attack on Australian National University campus in Canberra

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Police said there is no ongoing threat to public safety. "There is no ongoing threat to public safety". There have been reports that a baseball bat was used in the attack but police are yet to confirm that detail. ANU's student newspaper Woroni reported the attack had occurred inside the Copland building. The University said its first priority was the welfare of staff and students, and counselling services were being provided to all those affected. Read More »

Assembly polls: Jaitley made in-charge of Gujarat, Javadekar gets K'taka

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BJP chief Amit Shah also appointed four Union ministers - Narendra Singh Tomar, Nirmala Sitharaman, Jitendra Singh and P.P. Choudhary - co-incharge for the Gujarat polls, scheduled to be held later this year, a party statement said. The Congress is seeking to stage a comeback after being out of power in Narendra Modi's home state for almost two decades, while the party seeks to retain Karnataka. Read More »

Syria war: United Nations urges pause in assault on IS bastion Raqqa

A resident of Daraiya, west of Raqqa , told Amnesty International: "It was hell, many shells struck the area". The UK-based conflict monitor Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR), has reported over the past week heavy airstrikes in the Deir ez-Zur area by both coalition and Russian warplanes. Read More »

Second accused in the Kodinhi Faisal murder case killed

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Vipin, who was out on bail, was attacked near Pulinchode at around 7 am and the police found his body with serious injuries on a roadside, News18 reported. A gang had tried to knock him down with a auto. He was to fly to Saudi Arabia the next day. The police have tightened the security steps after the murder of RSS worker Bipin near Tirur on Thursday. Read More »

U.S. slaps sanctions on Chinese, Russian firms doing business with N. Korea

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In a column titled "U.S". The U.S. could do more on its own to develop a relationship with North Korea , she said. The U.S. forces were deployed from U.S. After the country's test-firing of an ICBM in July, Kim visited mausoleum of his father and grandfather, where he gathered for commemorative photos with people involved in the development of ICBM technology. Read More »

Pakistan civil-military brass huddles to respond to USA warning

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Iran supplying the Taliban has been worrisome enough, but reports from USA and Afghan officials of increased Russian Federation involvement up the ante. Gen. James Linder, commander of USA and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation special operations forces in Afghanistan. Without that, plus "a holistic strategy" on the ground, "military success in Afghanistan will not be sustainable", she warned. Read More »

Jury refuses to convict in Nevada ranch standoff

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Two defendants were found guilty of multiple counts related to the standoff in April, the Arizona Republic reported at the time . Although the jury found the men not guilty on a number of charges, the jury has yet to reach verdicts on other charges. Read More »

Ex-Afghan intelligence chief welcomes new USA strategy and approach towards Pakistan

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President Donald Trump said he wanted to pull troops out of Afghanistan, but changed his mind. It was no accident that, in his speech, Trump talked about its mutual interests with India, a competitor of Pakistan. military action hasn't brought peace to Afghanistan in 16 years and probably won't "in the future". 2011: Russian Federation condemns the airstrike in Pakistan, calling it an assault on Islamabad's sovereignty. Read More »

Europe hunt on for 'killer Moroccan driver'

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The Mossos d'Esquadra, the Catalan police force leading the counter-terror operation, said that even though the immediate manhunt is over, their investigation continues . The investigation is also focusing on a missing imam who police believe could have died in a massive house explosion Wednesday. The terrorist managed to kill one more person, bringing the death toll to 15, before he was finally eliminated by police. Read More »

Mark Wahlberg crowned highest-paid actor on Forbes list

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Wahlberg unseated last year's big earner Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, who came in second this year after cashing about $65 million worth of checks. Major action films. Newcomers on the list included some superhero earnings, such as "Avengers" stars Mark Ruffalo and Jeremy Renner and "Deadpool" star Ryan Reynolds . Read More »

Nikki Haley is after nuclear info Iran doesn't want her to have

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Under the deal, limits were put on Iran's nuclear activities in exchange for the removal of all nuclear-related bans imposed on the Islamic Republic, but the JCPOA does not oblige Iran to open its military sites to inspection. U.S. President Donald Trump has repeatedly criticized the deal, but has yet to pull out of it. "If we decide, we can reach 20 percent (uranium) enrichment within five days in Fordow (underground nuclear plant)", said Ali Akbar Salehi , the head of the Atomic Energy ... Read More »

CRH has sold its Americas distribution business for $2.63bn

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He said that it... However, although like-for-like sales were up in Europe and the Americas, sales in Asia dropped by 8 per cent as "major infrastructure projects did not progress as quickly as expected". "We are pleased that our Americas Distribution business is being acquired by a highly respected industry player". Net debt by June 30th stood at €6.4 billion, a drop of €700 million on the same period in 2016 which, the company says, reflects "the strong focus on cash and debt management". Read More »

Group flees after child damages museum's monk coffin taking a photo

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A chunk of the coffin came loose when the coffin fell off its stand as the kid attempted to get in position for a photo opportunity - clearly after a classic new profile pic. The historic artefact, possibly the last resting place of one of the monks who once lived at the priory, now exhibits a large crack through its centre after a child was placed over the barrier to take a photograph. Read More »

US Navy Dismisses 7th Fleet Commander After Warship Accidents

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Pacific Fleet said in a short statement. A body found at sea by Malaysian forces is not one of the 10 USA sailors missing after a collision between the USS John S. Adm. Phil Davidson, the commander of U.S. Fleet Forces command, will lead the review. Divers began finding bodies in the ship's flooded berthing compartments the day after the accident. Read More »

Iraqi forces retake 3 more areas of Daesh-held Tal Afar

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Ryan Dillon. The media bureau of Popular Mobilization Units reported that volunteer fighters and the 9th Armored Division of the Iraqi Army took full control over the route linking Tal Afar to Mosul. Iraqi forces announced on August 21, the fourth day of the offensive, that they recaptured two neighborhoods on the outskirts of the city. Iraqi forces on Wednesday captured the third neighborhood of the northern Tal Afar district as part of an ongoing campaign to rid the area of IS ... Read More »

State Department warns citizens about travel to Cancun, Cozumel

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The State Department recommends using toll roads whenever possible if traveling throughout Mexico , but U.S. government personnel are not permitted to drive from the U.S. In January, nine people were killed in two days of violence around the Mexico beach resort. The Times said the warning could hurt Mexico's tourism industry, which generates some $20 billion annually for the country and represents seven percent of its gross domestic product. Read More »

Seventh season of 'American Horror Story' to take place in MI

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The intro for the seventh season of the Ryan Murphy-produced horror anthology featured a scene where wears a Donald Trump mask, indicating how the show would be related to the 2016 presidential election. Sarah Paulson gets to deliver one of her trademark screams as Ally but, this time, not at any supernatural frights but at the fact Donald Trump won the election. Read More »

Jack Bobridge charged with drug offences

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Nearly exactly a year ago he was standing on the podium in Rio de Janeiro, a silver medal in the team pursuit around his neck. According to neighbours, at least six marked and unmarked police cars were in attendance, as well as sniffer dogs. Read More »

Spain attack suspects did not come to France just for shopping

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At a press conference, François Molins confirmed that Audi A3 vehicle used in the Cambrils attack was detected by security cameras on August 11 and 12, in areas of this capital. Mr. Valletoux said it was likely that Barcelona's tourism sector would now take a hit, but the experience of Paris and NY showed the Spanish city would recover. Read More »

More Defence staff for Afghanistan

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The 10 Defence Force personnel now in Afghanistan are working as mentors and support personnel at the Afghan National Army Officer Academy in Kabul. "New Zealand will continue to stand alongside our partners in supporting stability in Afghanistan and countering the threat of worldwide terrorism", Mr Mitchell said in a statement. Read More »

Iranian senior commander opposes Iraqi Kurds' independence referendum

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Referring to the construction of the border wall by Turkey at the country's border with Iran, he said the issue of the PKK terrorist group and human trafficking are political, social and economic problems. Turkey , Iran and Syria, which together with Iraq have sizable Kurdish communities, also oppose an independent Kurdistan. "It is always on the agenda to carry out a joint operation with Iran against those terror organizations which pose a threat", Erdogan told reporters in Istanbul ... Read More »

P invites rival groups, others to multiparty conference being held today

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Afterwards, a delegation of MQM leaders led by Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui met PPP leader Nisar Khuhro at the latter's chamber at Sindh Assembly secretariat and invited PPP to attend its conference. "The politics of Mohajir killer and Mohajir being killed should now come to an end and we have taken positive initiatives in these directions", Farooq said, and adding that nobody could find killers in their ranks now. Read More »

Pakistan using India as 'excuse' to support terrorist groups

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The writer said, "while scepticism is healthy, cynicism that ignores the changes taking place in the United States regional policy is not". Many experts and veterans contend that Trump's plans for the country remain much like those of his predecessor, former president Barack Obama: Strengthen the Afghan government forces on the battlefield in hopes a bloodied Taliban will come to the negotiating table to negotiate a political solution. Read More »

Active Volume Stock: Newfield Exploration Co. (NFX)

Here are a few additional firms who have increased or decreased their stake in ( NFX ). Savings Bank Of Montreal Can owns 0.03% invested in Quintiles IMS Holdings Inc (NYSE:Q) for 349,995 shares. Since February 27, 2017, it had 1 insider buy, and 3 selling transactions for $826,170 activity. Lawrence Taylor W sold $155,353 worth of stock or 1,036 shares. Read More »

Wonder Woman director has high hopes for the legacy of her film

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I only want to make movies I understand and feel like I could do a good job at. " She's an objectified icon, and it's just male Hollywood doing the same thing!" He continued, " Sarah Connor was not a beauty icon". The director seems to be suggesting female characters are only worthwhile when they're fundamentally damaged people, which is not exactly a positive feminist worldview. Read More »

Petition Declaring Antifa a Terror Group Gets 100000 Signatures

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If a petition on the site "We the People", which was created during the previous administration, gets at least 100,000 signatures in 30 days, the White House promises an official response. "Antifa has demonstrated time and time again that they're more than willing and able to fill these criteria". They advocate using violence against anyone who they believe is spewing "hate". Read More »

Newborn Found in Apartment Building Where Eight Months Pregnant Woman Vanished

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Experts are regarding Lafontaine-Greywind's vanishing as a criminal examination, as indicated by the Pioneer , as her family and her sweetheart of seven years chase for answers into how and why she vanished. "We didn't think too much about it", her mother said. Police also stated that the woman who resides in the apartment upstairs from Greywind's residence - who may have been the person who summoned Greywind to help model a dress - is not Kirby. Read More »

Is Hate Speech Protected by the Constitution?

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Patriot Prayer, which is described as an "alt-right" group by the hate group watchdog organization Southern Poverty Law Center, calls the event "a day of freedom, spirituality, unity, peace and patriotism". Sheetcake Picnic - Protest Alternative invites people to eat cake between 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. Saturday at Hellman Hollow at Golden Gate Park. In Charlottesville on August 12, Heather Heyer, who is white, was murdered after a white nationalist allegedly drove his auto into a crowd of ... Read More »

Libyan official says IS beheads 11 in checkpoint attack

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Although no group has claimed responsibility so far, local officials suspect the Islamic State (Isis) is behind the attack. Britain's foreign ministry said Johnson was the first British minister to visit Libya's second city since 2011, the year longtime dictator Moamer Kadhafi was overthrown and killed in a NATO-backed uprising. Read More »