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World Trump Panders To Christian Extremists At Values Voter Summit
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We defend our constitution. "The American founders invoked our creator four times in the declaration of Independence, four times". Trump "How times have changed". Religious freedom was major point in Trump's address, which was delivered to many evangelical Christians. The President received a roaring approval from the crowd and a standing ovation when he mentioned the War on Christmas and how department stores and others have been bullied by political correctness.

World U.S. withdraws from UNESCO over 'anti-Israel bias'
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Until that time, the United States, which provides around $80 million to UNESCO annually, will remain a full member. Washington said it would establish an "observer mission" to replace its representation at the agency. It is also a member of the United Nations Development Group. UNESCO is a body of the United Nations that promotes worldwide cooperation in education, science, culture and communication, though it is perhaps best known for its designation of "world heritage" sites - ...

World White House Chief of Staff Kelly dismisses quitting rumors
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Kelly also said that one of President Donald Trump's biggest frustrations is with the media, suggesting that reporters should "develop some better sources". It is astounding to me how much is misreported. But he offered the assembled reporters a piece of advice: "Maybe develop some better sources". "This is, in my view, the most important job I've ever had".

World Palestinian rivals Fatah, Hamas sign pact
Author: 0 Palestinian rivals Fatah, Hamas sign pact

Palestinian president, Mahmoud Abbas told AFP on Thursday, "I welcome the agreement". See here, here and here. The two sides remain sharply at odds, however, over the future of Hamas's 25,000-strong armed wing, which the terror group says is nonnegotiable.

World Pentagon looking into reported death of Islamic State's 'White Widow'
Author: 0 Pentagon looking into reported death of Islamic State's 'White Widow'

News of her death was not made public amid fears that her 12-year-old son Jojo may also have been killed, according to The Sun . "They could pluck up this woman who was a punk rocker, who was white, who was kind of attractive and they could put her up as their kind of poster woman".

World Aarushi murder case: Grandfather reacts to verdict, says grateful to HC
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Aarushi was found murdered at her residence on May 16, 2008, which led to the suspicion that domestic help Hemraj had killed her. On May 23, 2008, Rajesh Talwar was arrested and was kept in Dasna jail; on July 11, 2008, he was let off. # The HC said that CBI could not substantiate evidence. The CBI did not immediately say if it would appeal against the high court judgement. The High Court acquitted Aarushi's parents Rajesh and Nupur Talwar of all criminal charges.

World Hurricane Season 2017 has proven to be one for the books
Author: 0 Hurricane Season 2017 has proven to be one for the books

Hurricane Ophelia formed Wednesday in the open waters of the Atlantic Ocean. In fact, Ophelia could set records for the strongest storm to form in its location so far outside the tropics. There were two others, Harvey and Jose, that reached Category 4 strength. Its rainbands could hit the southern part of the Azores islands by the weekend and possibly reach Spain and Portugal on the Iberian Peninsula.

World Ships that transport goods north Korean banned from ports by the UN
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He also pointed to the significance of implementing a port ban, rather than an assets freeze or travel ban - meaning that the vessels "are banned from all ports". The main economic partner of North Korea , China signed the sanctions along with Russian Federation. The ship had left the North Korean port of Haeju on July 23, 2016, and was interdicted in Egyptian territorial waters south of the Suez Canal, the experts said.

World Kenya: Odinga withdraws from election re-run
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Odinga then surprised Kenyans by withdrawing from the fresh election, saying the electoral commission must be changed or the new vote risks having the same problems. The Supreme Court last month rejected the August election in which Kenyatta was declared the victor after Odinga challenged the results, saying hackers infiltrated the electoral commission's computer system to manipulate the vote.

World Trump says he and Tillerson disagree on NKorea
Author: 0 Trump says he and Tillerson disagree on NKorea

Is Donald Trump really a "moron", as Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has reportedly alleged - or is Trump actually smarter than his own top diplomat gives him credit for? A senior State Department official says Friday's meeting was last-minute and was related to the Middle East.

World Catalan government to blame for companies' exodus from region - Spanish finance minister
Author: 0 Catalan government to blame for companies' exodus from region - Spanish finance minister

Caixabank , Spain's number 3 bank, and Banco Sabadell , the number 5, have both moved their head offices out of Catalonia last week following an independence referendum that the Madrid government attempted to block. Monday meeting was suspended by the Spanish Constitutional Court to pre-empt a hypothetical push for independence. According to the Catalan government, 90 percent of participants voted for independence in the referendum on 1 October, with 2.3 million of Catalonia's 5.3 ...

World United Nations starts cholera vaccinations in Bangladesh among Rohingya
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The U.N. estimates 519,000 Rohingya have arrived from Rakhine state since August 25, when attacks by Rohingya militants on Myanmar security forces prompted a deadly crackdown by the military. "We deeply regret the reaction from global countries based on the news without truth", said the lawmaker. The mainly Muslim minority are widely disliked in Buddhist-majority Myanmar and are denied citizenship.

World Sheriff: Hotel guard shot before barrage
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Paddock arrived at the Mandalay Bay on September 28, three days before the concert shooting, bringing with him 23 guns, a dozen of them equipped with "bump stocks, " which allow for more rapid fire. "He's like on retainer, I call it, I guess", Paddock said of the doctor. More than a week after a gunman opened fire on a concert in Las Vegas , killing 58 people and leaving hundreds of others injured, authorities say those chaotic minutes are still coming into focus.

World President Trump's Immigration Wishlist Could Kill a Deal to Help the Dreamers
Author: 0 President Trump's Immigration Wishlist Could Kill a Deal to Help the Dreamers

Former president Barack Obama protected dreamers under his Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals ( DACA ) program, which provided for what amounted to renewable two-year licenses to live and work in the U.S. The White House also wants Congress to mandate the use of E-Verify by employers to check the immigration status of prospective workers. A three-pronged proposal lists initiatives under three broad categories - border security, interior enforcement and merit-based immigration series.

World Canyon Fire 2 Threatens 5000 Homes in Orange County
Author: 0 Canyon Fire 2 Threatens 5000 Homes in Orange County

Many homes and structures have already been destroyed by a wildfire that struck Anaheim Hills. "It's been an extreme rate of spread", said Sgt. Daron Wyatt with Anaheim Fire and Rescue. Understudies that were cleared are now at Canyon High School - two primary schools have been emptied, as indicated by the Associated Press. The Anaheim Hills Community Center, East Anaheim Community Center, Downtown Anaheim Community Center and Anaheim Downtown Youth Center are functioning as ...

World EPA to kill Obama-era clean power plan
Author: 0 EPA to kill Obama-era clean power plan

Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt said Monday in Kentucky that he plans to sign a proposed rule tomorrow repealing the plan, which aimed to restrict greenhouse gas emissions from coal-fired power plants, according to the Associated Press .

Author: 0 Google reportedly finds Russian-linked ads on YouTube, Gmail, more

This is the first time Google has discovered any evidence of Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election. Even so, sources indicate Google's investigation is still ongoing, and while they have determined less than $100,000 was spent on ads during the election, they can not yet determine if the purchasers were legitimate Russian accounts or associated trolls.

World Bigg Boss 11: Padosis to enter house tonight
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Zubair, however was the one to get the worst of all. One of the contestants who has always managed to start a debate is Zubair Khan . It is probably for the first time in the history of Bigg Boss , that a contestant has been thrown out of the house so promptly-in the first week itself.

World The View from Europe: Puerto Rico
Author: 0 The View from Europe: Puerto Rico

Musk agreed. Hours later, he announced he was delaying the unveiling of Tesla's new semi-truck and diverting resources, in part to "increase battery production for Puerto Rico and other affected areas". This is the latest instance of Trump taking responsibility for aid sent to Puerto Rico after the historic Hurricane Maria devastated the island over two weeks ago .

World Deadly gas explosions shake Ghana's capital
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While expressing his deepest condolences to bereaved families of last Saturday night's explosion via his twitter handle, the president said he had dispatched his Vice President, Dr. "A lot of people quickly rushed away, which is what saved a lot of lives but also caused a lot of panic", he told AFP. Media captionFootage from the explosion in Ghana.

World Ceasefire ends tomorrow, say Rohingya militants
Author: 0 Ceasefire ends tomorrow, say Rohingya militants

Bangladesh initially kept its border closed after violence broke out in Myanmar's western Rakhine, but later made a decision to open it up to Rohingyas on humanitarian grounds. The Rohingya muslims are one of the minorities of Burma, a majority buddhist. Hasina said that at one stage after the forced exodus of Rohingyas the Myanmar "pretended like they wanted a war".

World Car PLOUGHS into pedestrians in London
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Mark added: 'I think everyone seems to be just trying to carry on as normal because no one knows what is happening'. The incident which occurred at 2.20pm immediately sparked a full-scale security lockdown in the area but police later confirmed the collision was not terror-related.