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World Numbers of the Day: 18500 people
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Rohingya have sneaked across the land border in large number or swum the Naf River which marks part of the frontier. Media access to Rakhine is restricted, but on Wednesday an AFP reporter on a government-led trip in the worst-hit section of the state saw plumes of smoke billowing from several burning villages.

World Benazir's children reject BB case verdict
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Bhutto's son, Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, now the leader of the PPP, called the ruling "disappointing and unacceptable" in a message on Twitter and said the party would "explore legal options". He vowed the party would explore legal options. Aziz and Shahzad have each been awarded 10 years in prison under Section 119 of the Pakistan Penal Code (PPC) and seven years each under Section 201 of the PPC.

Author: 0 US 'Never Out of Diplomatic Solutions' on N Korean Settlement - Pentagon Chief

Until the plan is completed, he said , transgender individuals now serving will not be discharged based on gender identity. It's true the Trump's order signed last week includes time for "further study" on implementing the ban, but the study is unlikely to change anything because of the order's wording.

World Brexit Talks Continue As EU Leaders Criticise UK's Approach
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In a fresh attack on Theresa May's government, Jean-Claude Juncker said the United Kingdom "hesitates showing all its cards". The negotiations are now stuck, in the British view because of commission inflexibility, and in the commission view, because we haven't set out enough detail on vital preliminary matters, including our financial obligations.

World Shame on RBI over demonetisation decision, says Chidambaram
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On the contrary, RBI spent Rs 7,965 crore on printing new currency notes in 2016-17. As of March 31, 2016, there were 1,570.7 crore Rs 500 notes in circulation. Denying that demonetisation failed to achieve its objectives, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday said the measure had succeeded in reducing cash in the economy, increasing digitisation, expanding the tax base, checking black money and in moving towards integrating the informal economy with the formal one.

World Mumbai limps back to normalcy
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Rescue teams are providing assistance for the people at different locations in Mumbai . Numerous more than 5,000 dabbawallahs were left stranded in the city overnight, a spokesman for the Mumbai Dabbawallha Association told the Press Trust of India.

World No Transgenders in Military
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In Friday's update, Trump coordinated the divisions of Defense and Homeland Security "to decide how to address transgender people as of now serving" and to stop the utilization of assets to finance "sex-reassignment surgical techniques". But the lawsuit filed by OutServe-SLDN and Lambda Legal argues the military ban violates not just the Fifth Amendment right to due process, but also the First Amendment right to free speech of people who openly identify as transgender.

World Mixed reactions to IL school funding plan
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The plan debated Monday was hammered out by legislative leaders in closed-door meetings. The state budget approved by lawmakers earlier this summer requires a new formula for schools to get money. Without a plan in place, districts haven't received state aid. "Taxpayer dollars should be invested in our public school classrooms, plain and simple", Illinois Federation of Teachers President Dan Montgomery said.

World Shelter pets displaced by Harvey arrive in Middletown
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If you'd like to donate to the Animal Humane Society to help with these efforts, here is how you can . Also, a team from the Texas A&M Veterinary School is there to help animals who might have been trapped or hurt during the storm and provide care for them.

World European Union and Turkey have little hope of deepening ties, Merkel says
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Asked about the issue at a news conference Tuesday, Merkel said that she takes issues raised by the European Commission "very seriously". A day after discussing the continuing influx of migrants with leaders from Africa and other European countries, Merkel tackled head-on an issue that once looked as if it would be a liability for her in Germany's September 24 election.

World Drowned cop heroically refused to stay home amid flooding: chief
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The chief said Sgt. Steve Perez was trying to get to his primary post in downtown Houston about 4 a.m. Sunday, KPRC in Houston reported . Perez, 60, was a 34-year veteran of the Houston Police Department, and a "sweet, gentle public servant", police Chief Art Acevedo said at an emotional news conference Tuesday.

World Palestinians Condemn Israeli MP's Presence Near al-Aqsa Mosque
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The United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) patrols Lebanon's southern border with Israel. Senior members of Donald Trump's administration and Israeli officials renewed talks over the possibility of moving the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem , a promise made by the US President during his election campaign, the media reported .

World US Open to Dialogue Despite N. Korea's Provocation
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Three North Korea short-range ballistic missiles failed on Saturday, U.S. military officials said , which, if true, would be a temporary setback to Pyongyang's rapid nuclear and missile expansion. defense officials said these short-range missiles did not pose a threat to North America or Guam. While North Korea's large-sized artillery rockets blur the boundaries between artillery systems and ballistic missiles because they create their own thrust and are guided during delivery, Kim cautioned ...

World Mysterious Chemical Haze Drifts Ashore, Sends 150 to UK Hospital
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Up to 50 people initially reported irritation to their eyes and throats after the incident on the cliff tops and beach at Birling Gap , near Eastbourne, just before 5pm on Sunday. Birling Gap, a hotspot for tourists and local beachgoers located near the Seven Sisters chalk cliffs in East Sussex, was evacuated on August 27 after a suspected chemical leak along the coast.

World Hillary Clinton bringing book tour to Milwaukee
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Hillary Clinton is coming to UC Davis. Former Secretary of State and First Lady Hillary Clinton will be in Buffalo next month for a book signing. This is her most personal memoir yet. Tickets to the event are $30 and include admission to the book signing line and one copy of " What Happened ".

World CBS buys Australia's bankrupt Ten Network
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The administrators of the 50-year-old Ten Network said in a statement to the Australian Stock Exchange that CBS would secure a strong and stable future for the broadcaster. CBS, a major broadcaster and content producer in the USA, has supplied the network with U.S. programs for nearly 20 years. The CBS Corporation is listed on the New York Stock Exchange with a current market capitalisation of about USA $28 billion.

World Court blocks Guatemala leader's order
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He also announced he was firing Foreign Minister Carlos Raul Morales for failure to carry out the expulsion. Velasquez's commission was key to the fall of Morales' immediate predecessor, Otto Perez Molina, who was forced to resign in 2015 and was prosecuted.

World Pulwama terror attack: 2 policemen, 2 CRPF jawans injured
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Initially, a Jammu and Kashmir Police personnel succumbed to injuries. Reports from Pulwama also said that loud explosions were heard amid exchange of gun fire. Of the killed soldiers, four are from CRPF, a soldier belongs to the Jammu and Kashmir Police and special police officers working with three state police.

World Syrian army allows IS militants to evacuate Qalamoun region
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Four were killed by their captors and a fifth died of his wounds while 16 were released in a prisoner swap in December 2015 that was also overseen by Ibrahim. Eight Lebanese soldiers who have been in Islamic State captivity since 2014 are nearly certainly dead, the head of Lebanon's internal security agency said on Sunday.

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The best way to help Texans affected by disasters is to donate money to charitable agencies that are experienced in disaster relief, officials say. Rising floodwaters from the remnants of Hurricane Harvey sent thousands of people to rooftops or higher ground Sunday all over southeast Texas .

World Sebastian Gorka resigns from White House
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A White House official denied reports that Gorka had resigned on Friday night but confirmed that he "no longer works at the White House". According to Breitbart , the news agency is in talks with Dr. It also comes as the White House seeks to reset the media narrative after Trump's widely panned response to the racially motivated violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, earlier this month.