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World Could an independent Catalonia stay in the EU?
Author: 0 Could an independent Catalonia stay in the EU?

But on Sunday, a sea of Spanish flags, interspersed with some Catalan and European Union flags, dominated Barcelona's boulevards. Organizers say that 930,000 people have marched in Barcelona on Sunday to protest the Catalan government's push for secession from Spain .

World Defence Minister Reviews Operational Preparedness In The Northeast
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Sitharaman then pressed her hands together and greeted the soldiers with a smile. "Acknowledged a row of Chinese soldiers from across the fence who were taking pictures on my reaching Nathu La", the accompanying tweet read. The Defence Minister also arrived at Assam's Tezpur on Sunday as part of her maiden visit to the Eastern Command in order to celebrate the occasion of 85th Air Force Day with Army Vice Chief Lt Gen Sarath Chand and Eastern Command Lt.

World Ferrari explain Sebastian Vettel engine failure at Japanese Grand Prix
Author: 0 Ferrari explain Sebastian Vettel engine failure at Japanese Grand Prix

Vettel ran into trouble for the third race in a row after crashing out on the opening lap in Singapore and suffering engine trouble in Malaysia which forced him to start from the back of the grid. Verstappen's Red Bull team-mate Daniel Ricciardo was third. Obviously it's not as much in our control as we'd like, but overall I think the team is on a good way.

World Harvey Weinstein's Advisor Lisa Bloom Resigns
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According to Sivan, Weinstein then undressed and masturbated in front of her, zipped his trousers back and left the place. At the time , Sivan claims Weinstein attempted to kiss her, causing her to pull away and tell him she was in a relationship.

World Trump religious objection order upends LGBT protections
Author: 0 Trump religious objection order upends LGBT protections

That assurance is left out in important passages asserting the primacy of religious freedom that could be construed to allow anti-LGBT discrimination . Donald Trump and Mike Pence have proven they will stop at nothing to target the LGBTQ community and drag our nation backwards. "A license to discriminate goes against our core American values and I fear that the guidance the Justice Department issued today is not created to help agencies comply with the law, but rather to give them greater ...

World Anti-nuclear campaign group wins Nobel Peace Prize
Author: 0 Anti-nuclear campaign group wins Nobel Peace Prize

As the magazine pointed out, there was deep history behind that decision: Alfred Nobel is said to have endowed the Peace Prize specifically as "penance" for having introduced dynamite into the world; it would thus be "embarrassing" for the prize committee to honor the inventors of something being hailed as "super-dynamite".

Author: 0 Rain chances will increase through the weekend

With the summer-like heat and humidity in place over Acadiana we will have to keep a 20% chance for a few isolated showers each afternoon Wednesday through Friday . After that, you can enjoy the sunny and dry weather for next weekend. Forecast lows are in the lower to mid 70s with highs in the upper 80s, and rain coverage at around 40%.

Author: 0 Did he enter the TSK Idlib: President Erdogan explained

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday that Turkish soldiers were not in Syria's Idlib yet, but that Free Syria Army was carrying out the operation, news channel NTV reported. "Now this step has been taken, and it is underway", he said, adding that Turkish forces were not yet involved at that it was a rebel operation so far.

Author: 0 Russian Hackers Breached The NSA Through Russian-Made Antivirus Software Kasperspky

The breach was first reported by the Wall Street Journal , and is the latest cyber security incident to impact the NSA involving the use of government contractors. national election released hundreds of emails from the party staffers. Instead what appears to have happened is that the AV software indicated the existence of the NSA secret data, which told the Russian hackers what computer to penetrate and where to look.

World Dems: We Probably Won't Hold Another Gun Control Sit
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Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-South Carolina, said holding a hearing would be a "good idea", especially since many people aren't well versed in bump stocks. Bump-fire stocks allow semi-automatic weapons to simulate automatic fire but "do not actually alter the firearm to fire automatically, making them legal under current federal law", Snyder said.

World Trump praises Las Vegas first responders, 'best of humanity'
Author: 0 Trump praises Las Vegas first responders, 'best of humanity'

Gunderson posted the video to his Facebook page with the caption: 'I will never lie down when the President of this great country comes to shake my hand! On Wednesday, Trump took a grim tour of Las Vegas , meeting face-to-face with victims and first responders.

World Brazil nursery attack: Children set on fire in Minas Gerais
Author: 0 Brazil nursery attack: Children set on fire in Minas Gerais

A security guard doused alcohol on some toddlers in a day care centre and cruelly set them alight in an attack in Brazil, horrifying the nation. He died in hospital of his wounds. Police have been to his home and visited friends and relatives in an effort to understand his motive. Janauba Mayor Carlos Isaildon Mendes has declared a seven-day mourning period.

World UAE: NOC to reduce oil production in November as expected by OPEC
Author: 0 UAE: NOC to reduce oil production in November as expected by OPEC

Production by Rosneft, the world's largest listed oil producer by output, rose by 1.2 percent to 3.82 million bpd, while output at Russia's No.2 oil producer Lukoil edged up 0.7 percent to 1.64 million bpd in Russian Federation. Nationwide crude stockpiles fell by 4.08 million barrels last week, the API said Tuesday, according to people familiar with the data. Supplies stored at sea are dwindling too, traders say.

World Iraq claims victory over IS in Hawija
Author: 0 Iraq claims victory over IS in Hawija

The relatively swift fight in Hawija has mimicked August's battle for the northern city of Tal Afar, where the militants put up mild resistance before surrendering or withdrawing, Iraq's military said. "All that remains is the strip on the border with Syria ", he added. Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi made the announcement from Paris where he was meeting with French President Emmanuel Macron to discuss a growing crisis over an independence referendum held by Iraq's Kurds.

World Edward Heath pedophile investigation: Former UK prime minister would have faced questioning
Author: 0 Edward Heath pedophile investigation: Former UK prime minister would have faced questioning

Police stressed their report makes no comment or inference on the guilt or otherwise of the former Conservative prime minister, who died 12 years ago and was in power between 1970 and 1974. In one case, police say there was some undermining evidence but that the politician should have been questioned anyway. Heath died at his home in Salisbury in July 2005 aged 89, which means the claims against him can not be heard at trial and prosecutors can not say whether or not they would have ...

World Pakistan Sufi shrine: At least 13 killed in Baluchistan
Author: 0 Pakistan Sufi shrine: At least 13 killed in Baluchistan

Confirming the numbers in the suicide attack, Balochistan spokesman Anwarul Haq Kakar said killed people also included a policeman, Geo News reported. Kakar further added that the suicide bomber detonated his explosives outside the shrine soon after he was identified. Todays attack is the second major strike at a shrine in Balochistan where in November 2016, at least 52 people were killed and 102 injured in a blast at the shrine of Shah Norani in Khuzdar district.

World Officer stabbed and 4 hurt in Canada 'terror attack'
Author: 0 Officer stabbed and 4 hurt in Canada 'terror attack'

A Somali refugee who attacked a policeman with a knife after striking him with his vehicle and then injured four others in a driving rampage in Edmonton , Alberta was charged with five counts of attempted murder Monday. In Ottawa , Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale said Sharif crossed legally into Canada in 2012 at a regular border crossing and obtained refugee status at that time.

World Las Vegas gunman remembered for publicly berating girlfriend Marilou Danley
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She landed in Los Angeles at about 7.30 p.m. local time Tuesday, CNN reported. The woman said Danley was "a good person" who would've stopped Paddock had she been in a position to do so. Paddock may have "manipulated her so that she was far away from this and had money", Eric Paddock added . The shooter rained machine gun fire down on the more than 20,000 attendees of the concert, with over 500 people suffering injuries in the resulting chaos.

World Mattis: Stick to Iran deal
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Mattis reiterated the change in the afternoon while speaking to the House Armed Services Committee: "We are no longer bound by the need for proximity to our forces". "Our advisers will accompany tactical units to advise and bring North Atlantic Treaty Organisation fire support to bear when needed", Mattis said. People of Afghanistan, he said , have come to have "a deep and abiding affection" for the Indian people.

World Russian-bought Facebook ads 'seen by 10 million in US'
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Also, Facebook said it will add 1,000 workers to its global ads review team and invest more in machine learning to better understand when to flag and take down ads. According to Facebook's own admission, the social network showed over 3,000 ads bought and paid for by a Russian company, The Verge reports . After some prodding, the company this week gave Congress the ads that it says Russia-based groups appear to have bought to influence last year's USA presidential campaign.

World Malaysia: Women Plead Not Guilty To Kim Jong-nam Murder
Author: 0 Malaysia: Women Plead Not Guilty To Kim Jong-nam Murder

In a tweet on the social media network Twitter, the president suggested that Tillerson was "wasting his time" in trying to negotiate with the North Korean leader. But Kim was believed to fallen out of favor with his father in 2001 after a widely publicized incident in which he tried to enter Japan using a fake passport.

World Give the people what they want: Palestinians take a step toward unity
Author: 0 Give the people what they want: Palestinians take a step toward unity

A spokesman said Abbas would not lift sanctions on Gaza at this stage but rather await the outcome of talks planned between Fatah and Hamas in the next two weeks. Abbas said that all outstanding issues would be worked out between Hamas and the various Palestinian political parties, in line with the Palestinian reconciliation deal worked out in Cairo in April 2011.

World Palestinian PM Arrives in Gaza for Reconciliation Talks
Author: 0 Palestinian PM Arrives in Gaza for Reconciliation Talks

Rami al-Hamdallah said at a welcome ceremony his unity government would begin assuming control of Gaza's administrative affairs, as well as "security responsibilities and responsibility for crossings and borders". Abbas has unsuccessfully tried numerous times to fix the rift with Hamas and rebut Israeli assertions that peace negotiations are pointless because he controls only the West Bank and can not ensure that any peace treaty will also hold in Gaza.