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World Help Clear the Shelters with Emancipet
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The Montclair Township Animal Shelter will join with local TV stations NBC 4 New York/WNBC and Telemundo 47/WNJU to host the third annual "NBCUniversal Owned Television Stations' Clear the Shelters " nationwide pet adoption drive on Saturday, Aug.

World B1G Leads Nation in Men's Basketball Attendance
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In all, eight of the top 25 schools in average attendance were from the Big Ten. United Kingdom led all schools in the NCAA with an average of 23,461 fans per home game, according to national attendance figures released by the NCAA on Tuesday.

World Afghan Taliban release villagers held after attack
Author: 0 Afghan Taliban release villagers held after attack

Mohammad Noor Rahmani, head of Sar-e-Pul's provincial council, said 44 of the 50 victims were believed to be civilians, with the ALP militia also suffering casualties. In the first half of the year 1,662 civilians were killed and 3,581 injured, according to United Nations figures. Wahdat says Afghan forces retreated form the area after they couldn't gain ground or air support from the central government.

World Report Reveals Alias Email Account Lynch Used as AG
Author: 0 Report Reveals Alias Email Account Lynch Used as AG

Among the documents were emails that revealed Lynch used the alias "Elizabeth Carlisle". The decision to use an alias, similar to former Attorney General Eric Holder's use of "Lew Alcindor", is not illegal. Lynch met in what the two insist was a chance social encounter at the airport in Phoenix in June 2016 - just hours before the Obama Department of Justice weighed in on whether Mrs.

Author: 0 Trump's approval rating remains low, but views on economy rise

Donald Trump's newest Twitter target is Sen. In his first 200 days, Trump has hit historic low approval ratings in almost all mainstream polls , and even bottomed out in Rasmussen Reports - a right-leaning survey Trump has often championed as the most "accurate" overview of his performance.

World USA says aircraft to help Philippines fight pro-IS militants
Author: 0 USA says aircraft to help Philippines fight pro-IS militants

VIETNAM urged other Southeast Asian nations to take a stronger stand against Chinese expansionism in the South China Sea , as a tense regional security forum began Saturday with North Korea also under fire over its nuclear program. "It is China", Wang said. US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson , South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung Wha and Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono were also expected to meet separately Monday to discuss Pyongyang's nuclear weapons programme.

World Unusual response to Trump endorsement
Author: 0 Unusual response to Trump endorsement

The White House had previously let it be known Trump wanted to stay out of this competition among MAGA enthusiasts. The President's endorsement comes as polling shows unusual falling further behind the frontrunner, Judge Roy Moore . "He has my complete and total endorsement!" "The President has bigger things going on than a campaign, that's for sure". "We believe our message will win out over the Swamp and Lyin' Luther.

World Israel to strip Arab attacker of citizenship for first time
Author: 0 Israel to strip Arab attacker of citizenship for first time

Zayoud, who comes from the town of Umm al-Fahm, is serving a 25-year sentence for the attack in which he drove his vehicle into a group of soldiers and then started stabbing people. In 1996, the top court rejected a request to revoke the citizenship of Israeli Jewish citizen Yigal Amir, who assassinated then-Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin in 1995.

Author: 0 Christians Rescued From ISIS in Syria's Raqqa

The US and its allies launched a campaign of airstrikes against what are said to be ISIS positions inside Iraq in August 2014 after the Takfiri terrorist group overran parts of the Arab country. They have since advanced and taken over around 45 percent of the city. Meanwhile, the US -backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) are also advancing inside Raqqa, and have taken control of 55 percent of the city following a two-month battle with IS.

World North Atlantic Treaty Organisation criticizes Putin visit to disputed Georgia territory
Author: 0 North Atlantic Treaty Organisation criticizes Putin visit to disputed Georgia territory

It was condemned by the Georgian government as a "cynical action". Putin's visit coincided with the ninth anniversary of Georgia's attack on South Ossetia. The MFA also appeals also to the global community to duly assess Moscow's aggressive steps and take effective measures to ensure that the Russian Federation fulfills its worldwide obligations, including the 12 August 2008 Ceasefire Agreement.

World Large inflatable chicken stares down White House
Author: 0 Large inflatable chicken stares down White House

President Trump put North Korea on notice Tuesday by threatening "fire and fury" if the country continues to threaten missile strikes. Morton and other organizers hatched the idea to use the chickens for protest marches on Tax Day. A rather unusual visitor turned up near the White House on Wednesday afternoon. "Well", Smith said, "chicken on the lawn". Back in April the so-called " Trump chicken " became a mascot during the Tax March.

World Island residents react to news of North Korea's latest threat
Author: 0 Island residents react to news of North Korea's latest threat

Guam's Homeland Security Adviser George Charfauros urged calm and said defences are in place for such threats. Also from Barrigada, Charles Stake said, "We don't have the intelligence or data to really know what's going on and it appears from just general knowledge they have not minituarized the nuclear weapons yet so to hit Guam they're going to have to do that and I think we're prepared for at this point whatever they can send at us".

World Asian markets wobble after Trump warning
Author: 0 Asian markets wobble after Trump warning

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson played down President Donald Trump's incendiary warning to North Korea on Wednesday, saying he was just trying to send a strong message in language its leader would understand. The technological breakthrough is considered a crucial advancement on the path to producing a nuclear weapon capable of striking the US mainland, experts said.

Author: 0 Trump Tweets Story That Cites Anonymous Intelligence Sources

It's the first time these missiles have been deployed on this type of platform since 2014, US officials with knowledge of the latest intelligence in the region told Fox News on Monday. Haley is right that the US needs to be more guarded about sensitive military information. The findings come nearly two months after President Donald Trump announced the United States would be withdrawing from the Paris climate accord, a historic pact between nations to adopt green energy sources, cut down on ...

World Trump threatens 'fire and fury' against North Korea
Author: 0 Trump threatens 'fire and fury' against North Korea

It said: "The intelligence community assesses North Korea has produced nuclear weapons for ballistic missile delivery, to include delivery by ICBM-class missiles". Aides to the last US president, Barack Obama, echoed that concern. What can North Korea do to the U.S.? Now that Trump has stepped up his war of words with North Korea, a former intel chief, and several USA senators, have warned the POTUS against stoking the tensions.

World North Korea 'planning nuke strike on USA territory ANY MOMENT'
Author: 0 North Korea 'planning nuke strike on USA territory ANY MOMENT'

The latest tit-for-tat between Washington and Pyongyang come on the same day as a report in The Washington Post that says us intelligence officials have concluded that North Korea has perfected a miniaturized nuclear warhead capable of being fitted atop its ballistic missiles.

World In another hint of a JDU split, Sharad Yadav congratulates Ahmed Patel
Author: 0 In another hint of a JDU split, Sharad Yadav congratulates Ahmed Patel

The JD (U) had last night removed Arun Shrivastava, a close confidante of Yadav, from the post of party general secretary for writing "without His congratulatory message to Patel, assumes significance at a time when the JD (U) has joined hands with the BJP to form the government in Bihar ".

World Crude Oil Stuck Below USD50 As OPEC Meets - Finance News
Author: 0 Crude Oil Stuck Below USD50 As OPEC Meets - Finance News

That is reportedly the first cut to Asia since the cartel production-reduction pledge. Oil production remains high in many parts of the world and fuel prices are around half the level seen in 2011-2014. Total supply from the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries, including Saudi Arabia, hit a 2017 high in July. Separately, the Kingdom said it would pressure other OPEC members to improve their compliance rate with the deal, but there is still the question of Libya and Nigeria, both ...

World Rex Tillerson urges calm on North Korea, says no imminent threat
Author: 0 Rex Tillerson urges calm on North Korea, says no imminent threat

President Donald Trump praised the United States nuclear arsenal in a series of tweets Wednesday morning, a day after threatening North Korea with "fire and fury ". ICBM test. He says Trump want to "avoid any miscalculation" by Pyongyang. The dollar carried over its weakness from overnight trading overseas, where dollar selling gathered steam following a news report citing US intelligence officials as saying that North Korea has succeeded in making a nuclear warhead that is small enough ...

World Doklam standoff will be
Author: 0 Doklam standoff will be "very disruptive" for regional countries: UAE

One side's retreat and defeat is an old-time thinking. He asserted that as India provides freedom, he is capable of doing many things and is getting more opportunity to share. While calling for a peaceful resolution to the Doklam row, the 14th Dalai Lama said, "China and India are two big nations and "Hindi-Chini- Bhai Bhai" is the only way to end the ongoing standoff".

World North Korea 'carefully examining' plan to strike Guam with missiles
Author: 0 North Korea 'carefully examining' plan to strike Guam with missiles

Despite the advance, North Korea still must overcome technical hurdles before it will be seen to have perfected the technology. "We're trying to convey to the North Koreans we are not your enemy, we are not your threat , but you are presenting an unacceptable threat to us, and we have to respond", US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said last week.

World Police Carry Out Raids Across Sydney, 14 Arrested
Author: 0 Police Carry Out Raids Across Sydney, 14 Arrested

NSW Police and the Australian Federal Police launched co-ordinated raids across Sydney this morning targeting an alleged drug-smuggling syndicate linked to the family of Kings Cross identity John Ibrahim. It is understood police are also are conducting a number of other raids as part of another investigation into the alleged supply of illegal tobacco across NSW.