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World Venezuela: Boycott of constitution overhaul vote urged
Author: 0 Venezuela: Boycott of constitution overhaul vote urged

They also say he wants to tighten his grip on Venezuela by overhauling the constitution. "Our call to the "Constituent Assembly" only seeks to unite the country". And by holding the referendum, MUD has managed, with one vote, to do what Maduro has failed to do during his entire presidency: unite the country. "We don't want this conflict", Ron said.

Author: 0 Spirit Of America Management Corp Maintains Stake in Antero Midstream Partners LP

JD.Com Inc (ADR) (NASDAQ:JD) has risen 77.67% since July 25, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 32.47% the S&P500. Skyworks Solutions Inc now has $19.34 billion valuation. Moreover, Bank & Trust Of America De has 0% invested in American Midstream Partners LP (NYSE:AMID). It also upped Ishares Tr Russell Midcap Grow (IWP) stake by 3,812 shares and now owns 37,448 shares.

World Trump Wants to Arm Ukraine Against Russia, Says New US Special Envoy
Author: 0 Trump Wants to Arm Ukraine Against Russia, Says New US Special Envoy

The U.S.is considering sending "defensive" weapons to Ukraine, Special Representative for Ukraine Negotiations Kurt Volker said Tuesday. Walker noted that the supply of Washington's weapons to the Ukrainian military may change the approach of Moscow and added that he believes such a move is provocative.

World Hikers Rescued From Flash Floods in Arizona
Author: 0 Hikers Rescued From Flash Floods in Arizona

Emergency services are working to rescue 17 hikers from raging waters caused by flash flooding in Arizona. The rescue of 17 people from Tanque Verde Falls was one of the largest and most hard operations the Pima County Sheriff's Department has conducted in recent years, officials said Monday.

World Cardinal Pell to appear in person for hearing
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The media and spectators are already lining up to ensure a seat in the Melbourne court room where Cardinal George Pell is expected to appear later on Wednesday. Victoria Police said they had made the decision to charge Cardinal Pell after receiving advice from prosecutors earlier this year. He has been based in Sydney since arriving on July 10.

World Appeals Court Blocks DC's 'Good Reason' Handgun Law
Author: 0 Appeals Court Blocks DC's 'Good Reason' Handgun Law

Circuit Judge Thomas B. Griffith wrote for the majority , which also included Judge Stephen F. Williams. Subscribe to receive The Trace's daily roundup of important gun news and analysis. "This decision is out of step with decisions from the 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and 9th Circuits, all of which reached exactly the opposite conclusion". Today's decision by the D.C.

World Spieth regains spot as top golfer with Open win
Author: 0 Spieth regains spot as top golfer with Open win

Spieth hit some wild shots and had dropped three shots after four holes. But he then went birdie-eagle-birdie-birdie-par over the final five holes to lift the Claret Jug. Jordan Spieth was put in a position that nobody ever had been before. "I put a lot of pressure on myself unfortunately, and not on objective, before the round today, just thinking this is the best opportunity that I've had since the '16 Masters".

World BMW Group denies cartel claims over diesel vehicles
Author: 0 BMW Group denies cartel claims over diesel vehicles

Volkswagen pleaded guilty to the emission cheating earlier this year, agreeing to pay $4.3 billion in criminal fines, in addition to $14.7 billion set aside in a separate civil settlement and compensation program reached with USA agencies and owner groups in 2016.

World Petition Started to Replace Confederate Statue With Beloved 'Snooty' the Manatee
Author: 0 Petition Started to Replace Confederate Statue With Beloved 'Snooty' the Manatee

He noted that he's not calling for the now standing Confederate monument to be destroyed, rather moved and replaced with one in honor of Snooty, Bradenton's official mascot. He drowned after wandering into an underwater hallway through a hatch door that had accidentally opened, it said. This past weekend, Snooty, the world's oldest captive manatee, died in a freak accident at the age of 69 .

Author: 0 Erdogan: Turkey not to abandon purchase of S-400 system

Greece is a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation member and has been using Russian-made S-300 systems for years, the president said . "The S-400 solution stems from [Turkey's] urgent requirement", Isik said. Gen. Joseph Dunford, U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff chair, claimed that Turkey and Russian Federation could not agree on the procurement of the missile defense system.

World VW exec to plead guilty in diesel emissions cheating scandal
Author: 0 VW exec to plead guilty in diesel emissions cheating scandal

Oliver Schmidt, a German national who formerly worked as a Volkswagen executive, has agreed to plead guilty over the massive emissions-cheating scandal, a court spokesman said Tuesday. It's been almost two years since news of Volkswagen's diesel emissions cheating first broke, and the months since have been filled with recalls, buybacks, and lots and lots of money flying out of the company's bank account and into the pockets of affected customers.

World Trump faces backlash after political speech to boy scouts
Author: 0 Trump faces backlash after political speech to boy scouts

The sitting US president serves as the honorary president of the Boy Scouts of America. United States President #Donald Trump is known for his share of truly freaky speeches and yesterday's speech at the #Boy Scouts Jamboree in West Virginia is the latest in the long line of such speeches.

World Jordan releases security footage of shooting of 3 United States troops
Author: 0 Jordan releases security footage of shooting of 3 United States troops

Matthew C. Lewellen, 27, Staff Sgt. Kevin J. McEnroe, 30, and Staff Sgt. James F. Moriarty, 27, were gunned down. They were then attacked by a Jordanian soldier who later said he feared the base was under attack. "The court issued its ruling against Abu Tayeh in accordance with Jordanian law and the charges against him, after confronting him with evidence, video that proved he was guilty and his own confession of murdering the U.S soldiers", the source concluded.

World BECKER: Health care costs will rise with AHCA
Author: 0 BECKER: Health care costs will rise with AHCA

These principles prioritize patient access to meaningful insurance coverage and protection for individuals with pre-existing conditions, goals that would advance the outcome we all strive for: "a healthcare system that strengthens and secures the highest quality care for all Americans".

World Libya's Rival Leaders Reported to Have Agreed on Ceasefire
Author: 0 Libya's Rival Leaders Reported to Have Agreed on Ceasefire

The meetings at a chateau in La Celle Saint-Cloud, west of Paris , brought together Fayez Serraj, prime minister of the United Nations -backed unity government, and Gen. A 10-point document circulated before the talks said that both leaders are committed to holding presidential and parliamentary elections as soon as possible.

World Larijani to US: Iran can 'limit' IAEA monitoring if Washington thinks otherwise
Author: 0 Larijani to US: Iran can 'limit' IAEA monitoring if Washington thinks otherwise

Iran's Judiciary Chief Ayatollah Sadeq Amoli Larijani [Reuters backgrounder] renounced the U.S. claims and brought his own in a televised speech to other top-ranking judicial officials. Another American, Chinese-born Xiyue Wang, was recently sentenced to 10 years in prison in Iran after being convicted of spying. In a swap deal in 2016, Iranians held or charged in the United States , mostly for sanctions violations, were released in return for Americans imprisoned in Iran.

World Gerusalemme, rimossi metal detector dalla Spianata delle Moschee
Author: 0 Gerusalemme, rimossi metal detector dalla Spianata delle Moschee

I metal detector resteranno al loro posto: questa la decisione (annunciata) del gabinetto della Difesa di Israele , convocato dal premier Benjamin Netanyahu in merito all'apposizione delle misure di sicurezza in ingresso alla Spianata delle Moschee , a Gerusalemme .

World Israeli troops raid home of Palestinian attacker
Author: 0 Israeli troops raid home of Palestinian attacker

The other four suspects were arrested for allegedly belonging to the Hamas terrorist organization, the army said. Maj. Gen. Yoav Mordechai, who heads the Israeli defense body for Palestinian civilian affairs, also said Israel was open to alternatives as long as it "ensures the prevention of the next attack".

World Woman offered ride kidnaps baby from dad's vehicle
Author: 0 Woman offered ride kidnaps baby from dad's vehicle

Joanne Shaw was allegedly "walking in the roadway" on Saturday when a 52-year-old man stopped his vehicle and offered her a ride, according to a statement from police in Rochester, New Hampshire. Officials said she persisted in trying to take the child even after police arrived. Once the vehicle slowed down, she grabbed the child and took off on foot as Labonte followed her, police said.

World Trump is driving America's mental health professionals nuts
Author: 0 Trump is driving America's mental health professionals nuts

Prudence Gourguechon told STAT . Following STAT's report, the American Psychiatric Association has taken to Twitter to make sure people understand that it is not the American Psychoanalytic Association , and that they do not agree with their conclusion on the " Goldwater Rule ".

Author: 0 IRGC Blasts Israel Attack on Al-Aqsa Mosque, Heralds New Intifada

Clashes have broken out during protests over the measures, leaving five Palestinians dead. Erdogan urged Israel to act in accordance with global law and "human values" while avoiding use of violence and said the Muslim world will not remain silent over what he called "violations" at the temple compound.

Author: 0 Metal Detectors Will Be Removed From Jerusalem Holy Site

Early Tuesday, Israel's security Cabinet chose to replace the metal detectors with "advanced technologies", reportedly cameras that can detect hidden objects. He later died of his wounds", the statement said Monday. Meanwhile, a diplomatic standoff with Jordan, over a deadly shooting at the Israeli embassy in the kingdom, added another complication but also a new opening to end the showdown over the Jerusalem holy site.

Author: 0 What is the Trouble With Metal Detectors in Jerusalem's Old City?

The Palestinian Authority (PA) and national and religious figures in Jerusalem have voiced their rejection to all the alternative measures to the electronic gates placed at the entrances of Al-Aqsa. Israel's military sent reinforcements and put security on high alert across Jerusalem and the occupied West Bank on Saturday, as several deaths the day before stoked fears of escalating violence over a holy site.

World Trump, Lebanese leader pledge solidarity against terrorism
Author: 0 Trump, Lebanese leader pledge solidarity against terrorism

Trump has slammed the Iranian-backed Shiite militant group Hezbollah , which the US considers a terrorist group, and Congress recently introduced legislation to impose stiffer sanctions on the powerful group. Another item on the prime minister's agenda is continued U.S. support for the Lebanese military. "America's assistance can help ensure that the Lebanese army is the only defender Lebanon needs", Trump said.