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World Tillerson Arrives in The Philippines Ahead of Regional Meetings
Author: 0 Tillerson Arrives in The Philippines Ahead of Regional Meetings

China's rise is shadowing ASEAN celebrations. "I would say because I think ASEAN countries realize that they can not prosper without engaging these great powers outside ASEAN", said Philips Vermonte, an expert of the Jakarta-based Centre for Strategic and International Studies.

World US Senate Strengthens Bill That Targets Palestinian Authority Terror Payments
Author: 0 US Senate Strengthens Bill That Targets Palestinian Authority Terror Payments

Citing a PA budget report, Palestinian Media Watch reported in July that the PA's total annual expenditure on terror payments is $355 million this year. The legislation is named after a U.S. Army veteran who was killed by a Palestinian terrorist in Jaffa past year. The PA will also have to take "credible steps" against incitement to violence against Israelis and Americans.

World NIA custody of Kashmiri separatists extended for 10 more days
Author: 0 NIA custody of Kashmiri separatists extended for 10 more days

Allowing the NIA plea to extend its custody of the four separatists, the court pointed to the serious nature of allegations against them and the large expanse of investigation to be conducted by the agency. The accused have been charged under various sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act. A list of terrorists operating in Kashmir is claimed to have been recovered from a Hurriyat leader arrested by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) in ...

World Cristiano Ronaldo is keen to return to England
Author: 0 Cristiano Ronaldo is keen to return to England

Manchester United sold Ronaldo to Real Madrid for £80m in 2009. Ronaldo, who earlier this week appeared at magistrates court in a Madrid suburb to answer the charges, has reiterated his innocent plea. And I always paid. In England and In Spain. I remember that when I came to England, there to explain to me how it works. I don't understand anything about this, I only went to school until my sixth year and the only thing I know how to do is play football well .

World Van Hollen: Happy to Work With Trump on 'Genuine Tax Reform'
Author: 0 Van Hollen: Happy to Work With Trump on 'Genuine Tax Reform'

While the leaders stopped short of saying they were surrendering on an issue that's guided the party for seven years, their remarks underscored that Republicans have hit a wall when it comes to resolving internal battles over what their stance should be.

World Countries sanctioned by United States will defend own interests
Author: 0 Countries sanctioned by United States will defend own interests

That was put to an end when sanctions on North Korea were added to the legislation. It also places curbs on some Russian weapons exporters and constrains Trump's ability to waive the penalties. Acting Attorney General Rod Rosenstein noted in the letter appointing Mueller in May that the special counsel can probe any matters that "arose or may arise directly from the investigation".

World School supplies, cash donations needed for Stuff the Bus
Author: 0 School supplies, cash donations needed for Stuff the Bus

Those items will assist children throughout Dollars 345 schools. The supply drive was taken up by the Junior League of Bryan-College Station in 2000, and has provided more and more supplies for economically disadvantaged students on the first day of school each year.

World Ending 'bailouts' for insurers could cost millions their health coverage
Author: 0 Ending 'bailouts' for insurers could cost millions their health coverage

Circuit granted that motion [ PDF ], finding that the states have standing to intervene because they demonstrated they "would suffer concrete injury" if the House succeeded in gutting the payments, which could lead "directly and imminently to an increase in insurance prices", and therefore a significant uptick in the number of uninsured in these states.

World 'Clock is ticking' on Brexit warns Irish leader
Author: 0 'Clock is ticking' on Brexit warns Irish leader

The DUP has repeatedly blocked attempts to allow same-sex marriage despite opinion polls that indicate it is supported by a significant majority in Northern Ireland . The Irish prime minister was speaking at a Belfast Pride breakfast event in the city on Saturday morning. "Our intention was to make a subtle but powerful statement that we stand in solidarity with students both North and South of the border on this issue".

World British model 'kidnapped in Milan for Dark Web auction'
Author: 0 British model 'kidnapped in Milan for Dark Web auction'

Herba drove to an events hall in Milan , rented by the kidnapper , where he then held her captive. A spokesperson for the Foreign Office confirmed they are "providing consular support to a British woman in Italy and are in touch with local authorities".

World 'A Good Man.' Donald Trump Defends National Security Adviser Amid Criticism
Author: 0 'A Good Man.' Donald Trump Defends National Security Adviser Amid Criticism

McMaster stepped in to replace Flynn after he was ousted in February following reports that he mislead White House officials on his past conversations with Kremlin officials. Cohen-Watnick's departure came as part of a string of shake-ups at the White House and National Security Council . Other NSC aides chose to leave of their own volition, such as Victoria Coates, who has changed jobs to work under Jason Greenblatt, Trump's envoy for the Israel-Palestine peace process, and Tera Dahl , ...

World Brexit uncertainty pounding the economy says Bank of England governor
Author: 0 Brexit uncertainty pounding the economy says Bank of England governor

Yesterday the bank said it estimated this year the economy would grow 1.7% down from its previous forecast of 1.9% made in May. The British pound edged 0.2 per cent higher to 1.316 in early trades on Friday, after falling more than 0.6 per cent on Thursday, its biggest daily drop since early July, according to Thomson Reuters data.

World Ruckus in Rajya Sabha Over Karnataka IT Raids
Author: 0 Ruckus in Rajya Sabha Over Karnataka IT Raids

The raids were conducted with a team of about 120 Income Tax officials with the aid of central paramilitary force. The raids have kicked off a political storm with the opposition Congress accusing the BJP-led government at the Centre of carrying out "an unprecedented witch-hunt".

World Authorities arrest Northwestern professor, Oxford employee wanted in Chicago murder
Author: 0 Authorities arrest Northwestern professor, Oxford employee wanted in Chicago murder

Marshals Office said. "Wyndham Lathem and Andrew Warren are both in police custody in Oakland, CA". In a statement from Northwestern University, vice president from university relations Alan K. "They knew the seriousness of the charges, the seriousness of the case and how important it was that he be brought into custody, not have to live a life on the run", Conroy said.

World 350 mn in Eueope at risk of extreme weather
Author: 0 350 mn in Eueope at risk of extreme weather

The team analysed 2,300 weather disaster records from 1981 to 2010 to estimate the vulnerability of people living in different countries to each of the seven kinds of event then combined it with climate change predictions and estimates of population changes.

World Russia's ex-ambassador to US Sergei Kislyak rejects accusations of meddling
Author: 0 Russia's ex-ambassador to US Sergei Kislyak rejects accusations of meddling

Kislyak ended his tenure in Washington in July but remains a key figure in ongoing U.S. investigations into Moscow's alleged meddling in the 2016 presidential election. "[Ideology] is not the problem in our relationship", he said. Attorney General Jeff Sessions removed himself from the FBI's investigation into alleged Russian election interference after failing to disclose two meetings with Mr Kislyak at his confirmation hearings.

Author: 0 Special prosecutor Robert Mueller asks White House for documents on Flynn

Cummings said Kian told military security clearance investigators in 2016 that Flynn had work relationships with foreign businesses. It also shows that the special counsel probe has expanded into an examination of Flynn's financial deals, beyond disclosures about his conversations and business arrangements with Russian officials, the Times reported.

World Police, FBI investigate explosion at Minnesota mosque
Author: 0 Police, FBI investigate explosion at Minnesota mosque

Zaman said a member of the congregation saw a pickup truck speeding away from the parking lot. He said the mosque, which primarily serves people from the area's large Somali community, occasionally receives threatening calls and emails. "What I would say is an attack on a mosque is an attack on a synagogue, it's an attack on a church, it's an attack on all faith communities, so we stand with you, a million Protestants in Minnesota", said the Rev.

World Chinese navy helps United States hunt for missing marine in disputed seas
Author: 0 Chinese navy helps United States hunt for missing marine in disputed seas

The Chinese Ministry of Defence said on Thursday that its warship Liuzhou, from the South China Sea Fleet, was working with the USA to find the missing marine "in the spirit of humanitarianism". The USS Stethem is homeported in Yokosuka, Japan. Officials with the 7th Fleet said the participation of China and Japan in the search demonstrated "the common bond shared by all mariners to render assistance at sea".

Author: 0 Iran's Rouhani begins second term with warning to US

After being sworn in on Saturday, Rouhani will have two weeks to present his cabinet to the parliament for a vote of confidence. Since assuming office in January this year, US President Donald Trump has adopted a hard line stance against Iran, which he accuses of sponsoring terrorism.

Author: 0 Trump volunteer sues GOP over health overhaul repeal failure

It's important for the three targeted Democrats to show independence, said David Heller, a Democratic campaign strategist whose clients include Donnelly and other red-state Democrats. Finally, a bare-bones plan by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell , R-Ky., rolling back a few pieces of Obama's law failed in a nail-biting 51-49 roll call.

World Russian Federation agrees with USA that bilateral ties at 'very risky low'
Author: 0 Russian Federation agrees with USA that bilateral ties at 'very risky low'

The legislation also imposes sanctions on Iran and North Korea. Trump said on Twitter, a day after he signed into law the U.S. sanctions bill targeting Russian Federation. Moscow has already ordered the U.S.to slash staff at its diplomatic mission in Russian Federation by 755 personnel in response. Iran's Deputy Foreign Minister Seyed Abbas Araghchi claimed that the sanctions violate Iran's nuclear deal and added that Iran will respond appropriately.