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World Pound jumps after European Central Bank raises alarm over euro strength
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The language of the minutes was, as usual, careful in tone, expressing the need to " gain more policy space and flexibility", underlining the ECB's cautious "wait and see" stance. At their July meeting, policy makers also discussed making "incremental" changes to their forward guidance, though they eventually made a decision to keep their policy wording unchanged.

World Neymar irreplaceable at Barcelona - Zidane
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Asensio followed up his brilliant late goal in Sunday's first leg with a stunning effort from 30 metres in the fourth minute that proved a punishing blow for the Catalans. Neymar had accompanied them for the past four seasons before he bolted for PSG. Messi was given the chance to take his " clasico " goal record to 24 against Madrid when Luis Suarez was fouled by goalkeeper Keylor Navas.

World Milan kidnap case: Man arrested in West Midlands
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Michal Konrad Herba, 36, was apprehended by the UK's National Crime Agency (NCA) on a European arrest warrant in the West Midlands on Wednesday. Ayling, 20, says she was drugged, gagged, handcuffed and dumped in the trunk of a vehicle by a gang called 'Black Death, ' who tried to sell her as a sex slave on the internet to men in the Middle East.

World 'White Lives Matter' rally host responds to cancellation of event
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Texas A&M officials confirmed the event had been canceled. "Obviously, there are many white people in America who are angry and Charlottesville was a large gathering to express that anger and hopefully to address those issues", Wiginton said in a phone interview with The Post, when asked about the phrasing.

World What you need to know about experiencing the solar eclipse
Author: 0 What you need to know about experiencing the solar eclipse

Protect your skin. Whether it's a partial, total or non-eclipse, protecting your skin against the harmful rays of the sun is always smart. Remember, never look at the sun directly without wearing special-purpose solar filters such as eclipse glasses .

World Iran Constructing Long-Range Rocket Manufacturing Factory In Syria
Author: 0 Iran Constructing Long-Range Rocket Manufacturing Factory In Syria

Intelligence officials believe that Tehran and Hezbollah made a decision to establish the factory in light of Israel's successful attacks that prevented the transfer of arms from Syria to the terrorist organization in southern Lebanon. The report added that the images of the building in Syria look very similar to images of a rocket factory near Tehran, Iran. Cohen briefed the cabinet on Sunday about Iran's moves in the region, including its increasing entrenchment in southern Syria.

World Raasch: Donald Trump and the distillation of American history
Author: 0 Raasch: Donald Trump and the distillation of American history

Under slavery, slave women could be legally raped by their owners, slave children might sold away from their parents, and all enslaved people would have their lives completely controlled by others. "Are we going to take down statues of George Washington? ". Trump appeared incredulous at the prospect of removing the statues, and implied that removing Confederate statues was akin to removing monuments for Washington and Jefferson, both men who championed the cause of liberty for the USA ...

World Legitimate solar eclipse glasses in high demand
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When you place the pinhole paper above the paper on the ground, the shadow of the moon moving across the sun will be displayed on the paper on the ground. The eclipse will then speed in a 67-mile path south east across the country at an astonishing 1,700mph. Devils Tower National Monument is expecting 95 percent totality of the eclipse .

World Top US general says 'unambiguously' no place for bigotry in US Military
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The exercises will take place from August 21 to 31. Gen Dunford was responding to questions about Trump's chief strategist Steve Bannon saying in a new interview that there's no military solution to the threat posed by North Korea . Next week's start of U.S. The exercises involve tens of thousands of US and South Korean troops and simulate an attack from the North. The missile plans were previously announced.

World Naqvi discusses sea route for Haj pilgrims with Saudi envoy
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Last month, Saudi Arabia allowed Qataris to perform hajj this year but imposed some restriction, including use of prescribed airlines. Somalia's neutralitiy in the ongoing Gulf region crisis has generated a lot of pressure for the Horn of Africa country to join the Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates faction against Qatar .

Author: 0 Sturgeon: State visit for Donald Trump is 'unthinkable'

Ruth Davidson, the Scottish Tory leader, said: "The President of the United States has just turned his face to the world to defend Nazis, fascists and racists". Despite anger from MPs and Ministers at Trump's comments, May has said the state visit from Donald Trump will go ahead . "A state visit by Donald Trump would shame this country and betray all we stand for".

World Key member of Trump's diversity council wants Bannon fired
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Bannon", Trump said at an impromptu Tuesday news conference where he fielded questions about his confidence in his adviser. Speaking to reporters in Trump Tower earlier yesterday, the president said Mr Bannon is a friend and "not a racist".

World Hong Kong democracy campaigners jailed over anti-China protests
Author: 0 Hong Kong democracy campaigners jailed over anti-China protests

In a statement, the Department of Justice dismissed accusations the case against Wong, Law and Chow was politically motivated, and argued they broke the law with "disorderly and intimidating behavior". "If Liu Xiaobo can persist under much harsher circumstances, so can we", Mr Law vowed, referring to the late democracy icon who died in Chinese custody last month, becoming the first Nobel peace prize victor to perish in custody since German pacifist Carl von Ossietzky, who died in 1938 after ...

World 'It's all about him': CEO rips Trump over Charlottesville
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Kenneth Frazier of Merck , Kevin Plank of Under Armour and Brian Krzanich of Intel all left the group. An anonymous Strategic and Policy Forum member told CNBC that the President's press conference on Tuesday, where he claimed both left-wing protestors and white supremacists shared equal blame in the weekend's violence, acted as a "tripwire" for the council's exodus.

World Trump blasts Lindsey Graham and media for 'disgusting lie'
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South Carolina's Graham, a frequent critic of the President who unsuccessfully ran against him in the 2016 presidential primaries, warned Wednesday that Trump's rhetoric is "dividing Americans" following comments the President made casting some blame on what he called "alt-left" counterprotesters who rallied in the Virginia city over the weekend.

World North Korean military ratchets up war rhetoric
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Tenorio said "we're happy that he has taken a look at their plans" and appears to be holding off on a launch. "Although there is no heightened threat level, it is important to inform the public of all contingencies", Calvo said at a press conference broadcast live on Facebook.

World Pakistan Cricket Board hopes high after ICC hires global security agency
Author: 0 Pakistan Cricket Board hopes high after ICC hires global security agency

The World eleven is scheduled to visit Lahore between September 10 and 15 to play three T20 matches with former Zimbabwean test player, Andy Flower presently putting together the World eleven outfit. Shaharyar expressed his gratitude to Sethi and the PCB senior management for their support, while also expressing hope to see Sethi bringing back global cricket back to the country.

World Umar Akmal again finds himself in the soup
Author: 0 Umar Akmal again finds himself in the soup

On the other hand, Akmal has said that he went to the media only because of the "bad language" used by Arthur and hoped that the PCB would look into the matter. In May this year, Akmal was dropped from the Champions Trophy squad after failing two consecutive fitness tests. Akmal added, "Arthur also admonished me, asking who allowed me to enter the NCA".

World Nash sent to High Court over citizenship
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She said she chose to investigate her status following Mr Joyce's revelation on Monday, and was subsequently told by the UK Home Office that she held British citizenship through her Scottish father. When parliament resumes she will move a motion to refer herself to the High Court . The Australian-born member for New England, whose father is NZ-born, has legal advice that he can remain deputy PM in the meantime.

World Minister Flanagan Condemns Fatal Dublin Shooting
Author: 0 Minister Flanagan Condemns Fatal Dublin Shooting

Gardaí are examining the two vehicles found in the area, one partially burnt-out after the shooting on Wednesday, August 16. A woman and a man have been killed in a shooting in Ballymun in Dublin. They bodies of the man and woman remain at the scene while another man and woman have been taken to the Mater hospital with minor injuries. Anyone who was in the area is asked to contact Ballymun garda station on 01-666-4400.

World Show in Parliament At Meeting To Discuss Her Alleged Nepotism
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The five MPs wrote a letter to their Chief Whip‚ Jackson Mthembu‚ just a few hours before the meeting‚ stating that they no longer regarded Khoza as their chairperson and they had "taken a decision to suspend all study group/portfolio committee meetings until the conduct of Dr Khoza is addressed".

World House Dems want to formally 'censure and condemn' Trump for Charlottesville response
Author: 0 House Dems want to formally 'censure and condemn' Trump for Charlottesville response

Trump said in a tweet that he is ending the Manufacturing Jobs Initiative and the Strategic and Policy Forum "rather than putting pressure on the businesspeople" that made up those groups. The white supremacy controversy had become a "distraction" from the forum's policy discussions, he added, although he did not criticise the President's actions directly.

World Omar snubs PM's
Author: 0 Omar snubs PM's "Kashmir remark" Independence Day Speech

The prime minister in his speech appealed to those who take recourse to violence and exhorted them to abjure violence and adopt democratic means to voice their concerns and grievances, he said. "I guess that covers both sides - terrorists and security forces", he said on Twitter. Omar said that respect must include respect for the unique status J and K enjoys within the Constitution of India that sets it apart from all other states, in an apparent reference to the raging row over Article ...