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World Expect courts to rule for sanctuary cities
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In January, President Donald Trump signed an executive order addressing the issue in broader terms. A federal judge in California granted a preliminary injunction in April halting the order's enforcement. The lawsuit, which names Sessions, seeks to remove the immigration-related conditions for the grant applications. The lawsuit was filed on August 7.

World Women in India Are Sharing Selfies at Midnight in an Online Protest
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She posted a selfie to her Twitter, in which she appears in the dark and out of the house at midnight (the time which Bhatti claimed it was "too late" for Varnika to be out) accompanied with the hashtag, #AintNoCinderella . Speaking to The Times of India , he added: "Parents must take care of their children". "I'm exhausted of girls being blamed for the rapes and sexual harassment that goes on in India".

World Abandoned infant survived 3 days in plastic bag
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Investigators in NY believe the 8-month-old child was left outside wrapped in a plastic bag for three days before someone found her. Neighbors who helped save the girl said they heard what they thought was a cat crying early Tuesday in an adjacent yard.

World Man wanted in killing of Missouri police officer arrested
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Services for a slain Missouri police officer will begin with a candlelight vigil Wednesday evening. The man was taken into custody in Henry County, Missouri, at around 8:20 Tuesday night. McCarthy has been charged with first degree murder. Patrol spokesman Sgt. Bill Lowe said Tuesday about 100 officers were involved in the search. When Michael exited his vehicle to initiate contact with the driver, he was shot, Lowe said.

World Gym posts sign that reads 'no f-king cops'
Author: 0 Gym posts sign that reads 'no f-king cops'

For Chambers, a lifelong political activist, the sign and policy is a political statement outside a multi-use space which serves as a gym, community gathering spot and meeting place for activists in the metro area. "I didn't want the other folks there to take the heat that I'm willing to take", Chambers explained to 11 Alive. "We've had an explicitly stated "No Cop" policy since we opened", he said, "and we also don't open membership to active members of the military".

World Five Transgender Service Members Are Suing Trump Over Proposed Military Ban
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The plaintiffs ask that the court rules unconstitutional Trump's proposed ban on trans people from military service and permanently prohibit "the categorical exclusion of transgender people from military service". "I was very relieved and came out as transgender to my commanding officers, who were supportive". White House guidance on the ban is said to now be in the hands of Defense Secretary Jim Mattis.

World Rez Infinite Now (Surprisingly) Available on Steam
Author: 0 Rez Infinite Now (Surprisingly) Available on Steam

The game is available now on Steam $20 due from a 20% discount for the first two weeks. Taking advantage of superior PC hardware, the game supports 4K resolution and double the texture quality and has VR support for Oculus Rift and HTC Vive .

World Trump pushes back on McConnell's 'excessive expectations' line
Author: 0 Trump pushes back on McConnell's 'excessive expectations' line

He holds a B.A.in politics and economics from Hillsdale College. McConnell, whose wife is Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao, said he found it "extremely irritating" that Congress has earned a do-nothing reputation. "The two biggest issues we're moving forward with in the first half of the year obviously are repeal and replacing Obamacare and tax reform", McConnell said back in January at the GOP congressional retreat.

World Kenyatta in front as Opposition leader rejects provisional results
Author: 0 Kenyatta in front as Opposition leader rejects provisional results

Protests began after a press conference by opposition leader Raila Odinga during which the presidential candidate rejected preliminary results released by the electoral commission saying they were rigged. Ahead of Tuesday Kenya's presidential election , the United Nations and former U.S. President Barack Obama on Monday called for peaceful polls, urging respect for the outcome of the polls.

World John Kasich bests Trump in New Hampshire primary poll
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Voters do, in fact, generally support parts of the RAISE Act more than they oppose them. The percentage of people that strongly approve is 35% which has gone down 12 points whereas among the Democrats, there has been a strong disapproval has held steady around 80%.

Author: 0 A-bomb anniversary in Nagasaki amid US-North Korea tension

Nagasaki's mayor marked the 72nd anniversary of the US atomic bombing in his city Wednesday by demanding Japan join a recently adopted United Nations treaty banning nuclear weapons . He urged Japan's government to change its policy of relying on the USA nuclear umbrella and join the nuclear prohibition treaty as soon as possible.

World Girl's body found after mother crashes vehicle on way to Buffalo
Author: 0 Girl's body found after mother crashes vehicle on way to Buffalo

State Police Sgt. Herby Barlow told the newspaper that it was obvious the girl did not die from injuries in the accident. - A horrifying and mysterious scene unfolded in West Virginia Sunday, when tourists stumbled upon a auto crash only to watch as a driver dragged a limp body into the roadside hills.

World NOAA: Above-normal hurricane season likely
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Nearly all of the major hurricane activity in the Atlantic happens between August and October, but hurricane season runs until November 30. Originally NOAA was calling for 11-17 named storms ( tropical storm or hurricane). A more active than normal hurricane season is expected in the Atlantic. The forecast is revised each August based on how the season is progressing, ahead of the peak activity in September.

Author: 0 Romanians can enter Qatar visa

Here's the list of countries Qatar has allowed visa waivers, and the terms and conditions attached. The decision came after the Gulf State made a four-day transit visas available to Qatar Airways passengers, regardless of their nationalities.

World Dry today, chance of rain on Sunday
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At one point, Sunday appeared to be rather wet with showers and scattered thunderstorms, but now that threat may shift to Monday . "Officially reported totals since Sunday afternoon range from 3.44" in Moulton to as little as 0.18" in Anderson (roughly 30 miles separate the two rain gauges).

World US, Japan conduct air exercises near Korean peninsula
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The North Korean army said in a statement distributed on Aug 9 by the state-run news agency that it was studying a plan to create an "enveloping fire" in areas around Guam with medium- to long-range ballistic missiles. Throughout the mission, which lasted about 10 hours, the aircrews practiced intercept and formation training, Pacific Air Forces officials said, enabling them to enhance their combined capabilities and tactical skills while also strengthening the long-standing ...

World Israeli warplanes strike Gaza Strip; three injured
Author: 0 Israeli warplanes strike Gaza Strip; three injured

It struck an open area in the Hof Ashkelon Regional Council, the army said. No injuries were reported . IDF tweeted on their official account. "The IDF holds the Hamas terrorist organization exclusively responsible for the occurrences in the Gaza Strip", the IDF Spokesperson said in a statement.

World Israeli official: Netanyahu not forced to resign if indicted
Author: 0 Israeli official: Netanyahu not forced to resign if indicted

Neither war nor terrorism has threatened his power - they may actually have strengthened it - but his single-minded desire to retain and strengthen his power and influence by any means may now threaten to initiate his downfall. "Not going to happen", Netanyahu wrote. He ridiculed a former prime minister and defense minister in a previous Netanyahu government, Ehud Barak, who has repeatedly attacked Netanyahu and demanded his resignation in recent weeks.

World Ousted Pakistani prime minister starts defiant 'caravan' to hometown
Author: 0 Ousted Pakistani prime minister starts defiant 'caravan' to hometown

The GT Road show of the ruling party is aimed at mustering public support after the Supreme Court of Pakistan disqualified Nawaz Sharif on July 28. US-educated Abbasi has been frank about Sharif's role as the power behind the throne but those close to him expect a slightly different approach to the army.

World FBI Raided Paul Manafort's Home To Aid Special Counsel Investigation
Author: 0 FBI Raided Paul Manafort's Home To Aid Special Counsel Investigation

What we don't know but would very much like to: Why in the world that was even necessary. Mr. Manafort has homes in Virginia, Florida, New York City and the Hamptons. Short of firing Mueller, this is now entirely out of Trump's hands. Again, very silver-screen. Why is Manafort a key figure in the investigation? The raid was ordered in connection with a probe into possible collusion between the Trump campaign team and Russian Federation.

World N/Korea Frees Canadian Pastor Hyeon Soo Lim
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In December, the North's highest court sentenced Lim to life in prison with hard labour, citing his "subversive plots" against the North's regime. Kim Jong-un was delivered a letter over the 62-year-old prisoner whose health was rapidly deteriorating.

World South African rand weakens against dollar amid Zuma's no confidence vote
Author: 0 South African rand weakens against dollar amid Zuma's no confidence vote

The parliament has 400 members with an outright majority of over 240 belonging to the ruling party. But because five parliament seats are now vacant, the opposition wants the count to be based on 395 seats instead. Soon after, credit-rating agencies downgraded South Africa's sovereign debt to junk. The motion for an early election will be tabled in Parliament tomorrow "and we will ensure it is debated and voted on as soon as practically possible", Maimane said.