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Second Suspected Terrorist Attack Stopped In Spain

Second Suspected Terrorist Attack Stopped In Spain

At least 13 people have been killed and 120 people have been injured after two terror attacks in Spain's Catalonia region this week. Authorities say the men, in the resort town of Cambrils, were wearing fake explosive belts. "I saw a lady holding her baby to her chest, screaming". His friends were crying out "help". Five of them were killed in Cambrils and four others detained. Read More

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Zimbabwe blocks flights amid Grace Mugabe scandal

Zimbabwe blocks flights amid Grace Mugabe scandal

Gabriella Engels, 20, has claimed that Mrs Mugabe whipped her with an extension cord, cutting her forehead. Meanwhile, SAA says it's taken a decision to cancel all flights between South Africa and Zimbabwe for the whole of Saturday. Grace has not appeared in a court yet on the charge, and there was speculation that she might be granted diplomatic immunity. "The correspondence from the government of Zimbabwe is being given consideration", Nelson Kgwete, spokesman for the foreign ministry, ... Read More

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Pelosi calls on Trump to fire additional staff

Pelosi calls on Trump to fire additional staff

Members of both parties have condemned Trump's insistence that "both sides" bear some responsibility for the clashes at the Charlottesville, Va. rally and his defense of "very fine people" who joined a torch-wielding group of white supremacists that marched on the University of Virginia chanting "Jews will not replace us" and Nazi slogans. Read More

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US, South Korea engage in war games over North Korea's missile threat

There are fears by US, South Korea and Japan that the nuclear activities of North Korea has been on the increase after President Kim Jong Un threatened to strike the USA territory of Guam but later halted the action. Tensions escalated in July after Pyongyang conducted two intercontinental ballistic (ICBM) missile tests and claimed the projectiles are capable of reaching the USA mainland and carrying a nuclear weapon, an assessment some regional and Western analysts concur with . Read More

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Infosys CEO quits after fall-out with founders

Infosys CEO quits after fall-out with founders

While the permanent replacement is to be hired no later than March 31, 2018, Sikka will focus on strategic matters and draw an annual salary of United States dollars 1. April 2017: Company announces $2 billion cash return to shareholders and appoints independent director Ravi Venkatesan as co-chairman of board, moves seen aimed at placating some founders and former executives who were critical about the management. Read More

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US, Japan step up defence cooperation to counter North Korea

President Donald Trump has promised to seek Seoul's approval before pursuing any option against nuclear-armed North Korea . It also has said stopping regular South Korea-U.S. " North Korea must stop its unsafe actions as we work to maintain security and denuclearise the Korean peninsula", he said. "These tough sanctions are being used to force North Korea to come to the table for talks", Moon said. Read More

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United Kingdom plans to allow visa-free travel for European Union visitors

United Kingdom plans to allow visa-free travel for European Union visitors

The government indicated that it was "confident" it could enforce planned post-Brexit immigration controls through new visa and benefit rules. "Given all this, it's hard to understand how any guarantees can be provided about the absence of physical borders or customs checkpoints, regardless of any proposed exemptions, unless a comprehensive customs agreement and single market access is delivered". Read More

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Greitens calls on Senate to remove Chappelle-Nadal

Greitens calls on Senate to remove Chappelle-Nadal

Chappelle-Nadal posted her comment on Thursday morning, then was rejecting calls for her to resign by Thursday night. Chappelle-Nadal has said she was among those hit by tear gas fired by police during the protests. "I will. I hope Trump is assassinated!" Chappelle-Nadal's defiance reached a fever pitch, when she named the specific conditions Trump would have to meet in order to earn an apology from her. Read More

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Trump slams two GOP senators who criticized him on Charlottesville

Trump slams two GOP senators who criticized him on Charlottesville

Trump has been under fire since a Tuesday press conference where he declared "both sides" carried blame for violence in Charlottesville and said there were "fine people" on both sides. "If you reported it accurately, you would say that". "But not all of those people were neo-Nazis , believe me". "To the force to make it clear that that kind of racism and bigotry is not going to stand inside the force, and to the American people to remind them of the values for which we stand in the USA ... Read More

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Outrage as politician wears full BURKA into parliament in shock stunt

Outrage as politician wears full BURKA into parliament in shock stunt

Basically, when all the new faces turn up after an election - and Malcolm Turnbull's choice to hold a double dissolution full senate election a year ago sufficiently lowered the bar enough for Hanson and three other members of her party to scrape together a quota (they'd have missed out in the usual half senate election) - it helps the people in charge of running parliament sort the wheat from the chaff. Read More

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NASA's infrared look at Hurricane Gert

NASA's infrared look at Hurricane Gert

Regardless of development, heavy rain and gusty winds are expected to spread into the eastern Caribbean Thursday night and Friday . Formation chance through 48 hours.low.20 percent. Swells generated by Gert will begin to affect portions of Bermuda and the U.S. East Coast - from North Carolina to NY - over the next couple of days. Read More

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White national extremist set to speak at University of Florida

White national extremist set to speak at University of Florida

Days after the white nationalist's Tiki-torch parade protesting the removal of a Confederate statue in Charlottesville, President Donald Trump finally condemned the white supremacists' actions and the racism that came with it. Spencer is described by the Southern Poverty Law Center as a "radical white separatist whose goal is the establishment of a white ethno-state in North America". Read More

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Trump business councils disband amid wave of CEO exits

Trump business councils disband amid wave of CEO exits

Bannon is also asked about the white supremacist movement, whose march on Charlottesville, Virginia, last weekend led to deadly violence . "White supremacists reflect the absolute worst part of our the nation's history, as well as the country's ongoing inability to bridge in a meaningful and sustainable way the gaps between the races". Read More

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Bloodiest Drug War: Philippine Police Kill 32 In One Day

Bloodiest Drug War: Philippine Police Kill 32 In One Day

Presidential spokesman Ernesto Abella said the investigation on the "wide-ranging simultaneous anti-drug operations" in Bulacan would be conducted by the Philippine National Police (PNP) Internal Affairs Service. The raids were part of President Rodrigo Duterte's war on drugs. During the celebration of the 19th anniversary of the Volunteers Against Crime and Corruption (VACC) in the Palace on Wednesday, the President said the Bulacan raid was something that should be repeated. Read More

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No confrontation between Indian, Chinese troops in Arunachal Pradesh

No confrontation between Indian, Chinese troops in Arunachal Pradesh

The Indian Army soldiers and the ITBP personnel on Tuesday foiled an attempt by the Chinese soldiers to enter the Indian territory from Finger Four and Finger Five post along the banks of Pangong lake in Ladakh between 6 a.m. India is for simultaneous withdrawal of troops from Doklam in Sikkim sector - which is at the tri-junction of India-China-Bhutan. The two sides have frequently accused each other of territorial intrusions, but clashes are rare. Read More

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Trump Predicts Democrats Will Support Infrastructure Funding Plan

Trump Predicts Democrats Will Support Infrastructure Funding Plan

The directive, which Trump signed on August 15, also revokes a January 2015 executive order signed by President Obama establishing a federal flood-risk standard to promote projects' resiliency. "We're going to rebuild our infrastructure, which will become, by the way, second to none. Let's throw the other one away". A government official told Reuters that Trump's decision would "streamline the current process" of approving construction on infrastructure. Read More

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