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World Najib reiterates demand for justice for victims of MH17 incident
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The global criminal probe has concluded that the missile was sacked from rebel-controlled territory by a mobile launcher trucked in from Russian Federation. U.S. State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said that Washington "urges other states to cooperate fully in order to ensure those responsible are brought to justice".

World Rauner says he`ll veto money for Chicago teacher pensions
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In short, the legislature will have to wait to see how Rauner changes the bill before choosing to accept his veto, override it - both of which would take a 3/5 majority in the House and Senate - or ruling that it exceeds his authority, in which case the legislation would die and lawmakers would have to start from square one.

World Protests underway in Poland over controversial Court Law
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The PiS has already run afoul of the European Commission and critics at home for implementing reforms of the Constitutional Court, whose main role is to check that laws are compliant with the constitution. A government-backed bill would see the Supreme Court's existing judges retired and reinstatement only possible on the justice minister's approval. Previous demonstrations have taken place to protest against PiS control of public broadcaster TVP and efforts to limit media access to the Sejm.

World $1M in marijuana found in brand new Ford Fusions
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The smuggling was uncovered on Wednesday when workers at a Ford dealer in Kent, Ohio found the marijuana in a new Fusion, said Major Dale Kelly of the Portage County Sheriff's Office by phone. The marijuana was tightly packed into crescents, so that when two halves were put together, they created a circular shape like a tire. In fact, said Bob Balzano, who runs the local DEA office, the only time he has heard of the method being deployed was in April, when a similar discovery was made in ...

World Credit Card-Checking Porn Site Age Gates are Nearly Here
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Media watchdog Ofcom has proposed measures such as requesting credit card details, which are only issued to over 18s, as well as checking user details against the electoral register. "All this means that while we can enjoy the freedom of the web, the United Kingdom will have the most robust internet child protection measures of any country in the world".

World At least seven dead after flooding in Arizona
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Disa exclaimed on the video. His wife was a short way away, also clinging to a tree. A boy Alexander described as the couple's son was on the rocks above the water. "They had no warning", Sattelmaier told the Associated Press . Beaver Valley residents, who live downstream, said they heard a rumble and saw a wall of debris roar down the normally calm stream.

World Native of UP, LeT financer held at Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport
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Alleged Lashkar-e-Toiba operative Saleem Khan, from UP's Fatehpur district, who was caught soon after he landed at Mumbai airport from the UAE on Sunday night, was being brought to Lucknow by the UP ATS. The investigation has found Saleem had sent money to Aftab thrice. In Mumbai , the police said the UP ATS will seek Salims custody for questioning in the Rampur attack and alleged involvement in severeal other anti-national activities under their jurisdiction.

World MS Dhoni welcomes back CSK with 'Thala' jersey
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The two former champions were replaced by Rising Pune Supergiant and the Gujarat Lions in the eight-team championship for those two years. We have followed all the BCCI guidelines and are gearing up for an exciting season. Dhoni's celebration of the return of his "prodigal team" in his "Mahi way" got CKS fans to do the "whistle podu". We don't want to go back. M S Dhoni has been playing for CSK since its inception in 2008 and has steered the team to Championships twice and has also led them ...

World Emirates and flydubai Go Beyond Codeshare
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Emirates in particular has been hit by currency fluctuations, geopolitical uncertainty and U.S. travel restrictions leading it to post an 82 percent drop in profit in May , its first decline in five years. ... Emirates and flydubai will also align airport systems and operations at their hub at Dubai International Airport, the world's busiest for international travel.

World Carolina Panthers Part Ways With Dave Gettleman
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Now that he has removed the Panthers from the list of teams he won't play for, it will be interesting to see if they have any interest in signing him in order to let him finish his National Football League career where it started. Smith, arguably the franchise's most popular player, never took the move well. They also have to make tough salary decisions that won't always make them popular in locker rooms, especially decisions involving older players like linebacker Thomas Davis and tight ...

World Health bill misses point of insurance
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A vote that could be scheduled by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell for next week might jeopardize the second version of the Republican's revised bill to repeal and replace Obamacare with McCain in recovery. Susan Collins of Maine . "I look forward to seeing him back at work soon". The debate should begin Tuesday or Wednesday in the chamber of the Senate by a procedural vote that will be crucial.

World Dog rescues baby deer from Long Island port
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That's when he said Storm spotted the deer, jumped into the water, grabbed the fawn by the neck and pulled it to shore. "He started nudging it with his nose and started pulling it to make sure she was gonna be OK", Freeley said. The vet took the fawn to her vehicle, and the animal is being treated. "I don't think I could've done it without the help of my partner". Kutzing carried the fawn back to the rescue van.

World Afghan civilian deaths hit new high
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The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan's ( UNAMA ) latest midyear report comes as the Pentagon deliberates on a new strategy for the United States in the country, including whether to send thousands more USA troops to break what top generals have described as a stalemate against the Taliban.

World Brewing Caribbean storm could become tropical cyclone in two days
Author: 0 Brewing Caribbean storm could become tropical cyclone in two days

Details about the current winds and direction will be available after 5 p.m., the hurricane center said. It will be battling dry air and strong wind shear over the Caribbean, which will likely hinder further tropical development. Chances of formation over the next 48 hours were 30 percent, with a 40 percent chance over the next five days. It is about 500 miles east-southeast of Barbados and is expected to continue moving west between 15 to 20 mph.

World Singer R. Kelly accused of holding women in 'cult'
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DeRogatis' report goes into more detail about another young, aspiring singer from Florida who met Kelly when she was just 17 and recently had breast augmentation on his dime, and includes audio recordings of the 19-year-old's conversations with the singer.

World Venezuelans turn out for unofficial vote
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They said they're voting to recover democracy in their country. One pointed to the rejection of the Constituent Assembly convened by Maduro; Another, asked if the Bolivarian National Armed Forces were "required to obey and defend the Constitution"; And the last one, inquired whether they supported a renewal of public powers and the formation of a Government of national unity.

World Qatar backs Post report on UAE hacking of QNA
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They were quickly seized on by news organizations outside Qatar, but Doha said they were false and accused "neighboring countries" of a cyber attack. Qatar had repeatedly said that the website of the Qatar News Agency's was hacked but failed to provide the results of its own investigation so far.

World U.S. increases H-2B visa cap by 15000
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Though President Donald Trump has taken a hard line stance on immigration, legal and otherwise, Kelly said the decision to add visas was a "demonstration of the administration's commitment to supporting American businesses". "For every senator or congressman who has your view, I have another who says, 'Don't you dare. You needed them, or we just might as well close the doors, because you couldn't get help in those hot, hot sections of Florida ".

World US Putting Conditions on Return of Diplomatic Property is Unacceptable
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The Kremlin expects Washington to show political wisdom in the issue of returning Russia's diplomatic property, Russian Presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov said. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov (R) and North Korea's Foreign Minister Ri Su Yong shake hands during a signing ceremony in Moscow on October 1, 2014.

World Merkel Ally Asks For Refugee Limit But Avoids Ultimatum
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Merkel, whose public appointments dry up this week before she goes on summer vacation, holds a lead over Schulz's SPD of 13-17 percentage points. Schulz gave no figures, but he has said he wanted to boost infrastructure investment by 30 billion euros over the next four years to improve schools and streets.