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People Netanyahu warns Iran to not threaten Israel
Author: 0 Netanyahu warns Iran to not threaten Israel

The attack also came as emboldened Sunni Arab states - backed by U.S. President Donald Trump - are hardening their stance against Iran . Syrian opposition activist Omar Abu Laila, who is based in Germany but closely follows events in his native Deir el-Zour, said two Iranian missiles fell near and inside Mayadin, an Islamic State stronghold.

People UK: Pressure on May as Grenfell Tower death toll rises
Author: 0 UK: Pressure on May as Grenfell Tower death toll rises

Mr Cundy said the search and recovery operation was still being carried out in the burnt-out tower. "It's hard to describe the devastation the fire has caused", Cundy added, saying that the authorities are investigating whether any crimes had been committed in the fire.

People GOP senator: 'No way' health care bill should move forward
Author: 0 GOP senator: 'No way' health care bill should move forward

And a process in terms of problem solving starts with information. Obamacare: Imposes a number of taxes , such as a 3.8 percent tax on investment income on people earning more than $200,000 per year. Even before the Affordable Care Act passed , Medicaid costs were growing faster than the broader economy, a dynamic that many conservatives argued was unsustainable and needed to be addressed.

People China releases Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo on medical parole
Author: 0 China releases Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo on medical parole

Liu was in stable condition at the China Medical University No. 1 Affiliated Hospital in the northeastern city of Shenyang, his lawyer Mo Shaoping told The Associated Press . A man walks in front of a poster of Liu Xiaobo. Liu is also known for his efforts to help negotiate the safe exit from Tiananmen Square of thousands of student demonstrators on the night of June 3, 1989 when the military quelled six weeks of protests in the heart of Beijing.

Author: 0 India's Modi meets US execs ahead of first encounter with Trump

Despite the obvious opportunity, the relationship is tense and the talks may not be easy. But a realistic blueprint for closer ties will involve traversing thorny issues of mutual concern, while developing a shared set of principles for cooperation in South and East Asia.

Author: 0 Albanian Muslim's pray for Eid on Tirana's new square

Donald Trump has broken a Presidential tradition lasting two centuries by not hosting an event to mark Islam's holy month of Ramadan . Millions of Muslims in Egypt performed Eid prayers in more than 5,000 open areas across the country amid a stepped-up security presence, while President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi performed prayers at a mosque at Egypt's naval headquarters in the coastal city of Alexandria.

Author: 0 Surgical strikes prove India's strength, no country questioned it: Modi

Highlighting his achievements in rooting out corruption, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that there has been "not even one taint or blot" on his government in the past three years. Given China's growing influence across different parts of the world, Beijing's One Belt One Road (OBOR) initiative is also expected come up for discussion.

Author: 0 Donald Trump signs Qatar arms deal

U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis was also pictured shaking hands with his Qatari counterpart. Details of the Wednesday deal have not been disclosed but Bloomberg reported that it could include 236 jets. it is natural for Qatar to buy airplanes or parts necessary for its own defence", Cavusoglu said in Kuwait following talks with his Kuwaiti counterpart, according to Turkey's state-run Anadolu news agency.

People DC, Maryland Suing Trump Over Foreign Pay
Author: 0 DC, Maryland Suing Trump Over Foreign Pay

The attorneys general aren't the first to sue Trump over emoluments. Mr Racine says the president has spoken about drawing a line between the presidency and his many businesses and properties but that he "has walked his promise back".

People Protesters dragged from wheelchairs raise thousands to cover legal fees following arrest
Author: 0 Protesters dragged from wheelchairs raise thousands to cover legal fees following arrest

The protesters blocked the hallway outside of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's office after Republican Senators unveiled a revised healthcare bill that had been drafted in secret . Capitol by police on Thursday, June 22, 2017 . The bill faces broad opposition from Democrats. "It cuts health and medical care for our neighbors who need it the most to provide tax cuts to the rich".

Author: 0 Palestinians shot dead for Israeli police stabbing were not IS, says Hamas

A short distance away, two Palestinians opened fire and tried to stab a group of Israeli police officers . The trio were all shot dead at the scene. Large numbers of heavily armed security forces were patrolling throughout the Old City, an AFP reporter said. The Israeli premier was apparently referring to a Fatah poster mourning the "martyrdom" of the three perpetrators in the "heroic" operation, and a series of tweets on a Fatah account referring to their "glory and immortality".

People Dutch journalists freed unharmed by Colombian rebels
Author: 0 Dutch journalists freed unharmed by Colombian rebels

Earlier in the day, the radio announced that Derk Bolt and Eugenio Follender had been freed after they were reportedly abducted over the weekend while working in the northeastern Catatumbo region. Like the families, we were very concerned about our close colleagues at KRO-NCRV. Earlier this week, the government's chief negotiator with the ELN gave warning that the kidnapping complicated negotiations with the group that began in February .

People Will uphold dignity of Presidency: Kovind
Author: 0 Will uphold dignity of Presidency: Kovind

The Opposition parties on Thursday unanimously chose to field former Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar against NDA's Ram Nath Kovind in the July 17 Presidential polls, thus making it a Dalit vs Dalit contest. "We do hope that other parties also join us", Congress president Sonia Gandhi said. "He should come to the NDA at the earliest (and) we would welcome him", he said.

Author: 0 North Korea denies torturing American detainee

Warmbier, 22, died on Monday after returning home to Cincinnati , Ohio, on June 13 - the day of Rodman's visit - in a coma and with severe brain damage. A North Korean spokesman quoted by AFP news agency accused the USA of mounting a " smear campaign ". On Friday, unlikely diplomat Dennis Rodman tried to claim credit for Otto's release, and President Trump has blamed the Obama administration for not making it happen sooner.

Author: 0 34 towers have problem

UPDATE 9.50am: Residents remaining in four tower blocks evacuated over fire safety concerns in the wake of the Grenfell Tower disaster will be told they "must leave", Camden Council has said. "Working with fire service experts to assess risks, a number of councils have already introduced other fire safety measures in buildings, such as 24-hour a day warden patrols, when advice from the fire service is clear that this will mitigate against fire risks ahead of the removal of cladding", it added.

Author: 0 Ex-German Chancellor Helmut Kohl dies aged 87

Helmut Kohl , the physically imposing German chancellor whose reunification of a nation divided by the Cold War put Germany at the heart of a united Europe, has died at 87. NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said "a tribute to the memory of chancellor Kohl". He celebrated the European Union's eastward expansion in 2004 with a speech declaring that "the most important rule of the new Europe is: There must never again be violence in Europe".

People North Korea conducts rocket engine test to develop ICBM
Author: 0 North Korea conducts rocket engine test to develop ICBM

Although military experts believe North Korea could still be years away from acquiring a reliable ICBM capability, Robert Soofer, deputy assistant secretary of defense for nuclear and missile defense policy, said earlier this month that Pyongyang "is poised to conduct its first ICBM test in 2017".

People Cuba concerned over possible policy changes by Trump
Author: 0 Cuba concerned over possible policy changes by Trump

This is, in a word, ridiculous. "My friends and I have invested a lot in the possibility of the American public coming, so yes I'm anxious", said Coba, 27, echoing the view of many Cubans working in the relatively lucrative tourism sector.

People North Korea conducts another missile test
Author: 0 North Korea conducts another missile test

NORTH Korea is willing to put the brakes on its hugely controversial nuclear and missile programmes, one of its top envoys has today sensationally announced . "We've said many times that China is making unremitting efforts to resolve the Korean peninsula nuclear issue, and plays an active and constructive role", he said.

People Marker honors interracial couple who changed law
Author: 0 Marker honors interracial couple who changed law

They were convicted and sentenced to one year in jail, with the sentence suspended on the condition that they leave Virginia. In Loving v. Virginia , the Supreme Court struck down Virginia's law and similar ones in about one-third of the states.

Author: 0 Should Nancy Pelosi Step Down?

Pelosi's allies have pointed out that numerous negative impressions that Republicans have of her are equally true of House Speaker Paul Ryan among Democratic voters. But Pelosi's not going anywhere. She defended her relevance in a press conference stating that she's "worth the trouble". Twitter reacted to calls for her removal with a mix of responses.

Author: 0 North Korea Officially Denies Torturing Otto Warmbier

The service was held at the 22-year-old's school in OH, before his burial at a nearby cemetery. Warmbier's family objected to an autopsy, so the Hamilton County coroner's office conducted only an external examination of his body and is still trying to determine his cause of death.

People South Korean president calls for North Korean Olympic participation
Author: 0 South Korean president calls for North Korean Olympic participation

It is the only one ski resort in the North and the brainchild of the country's leader Kim Jong Un. Pyongyang boycotted the 1986 Asian Games and the 1988 Olympics , which were both held in Seoul , but has since taken part in global sports competitions south of the border, most recently the 2014 Asian Games in Incheon.

Author: 0 Democratic Rep. Filemon Vela: Pelosi 'doesn't help our candidate

Democrat Jon Ossoff never found an answer for the attacks - and Republican Karen Handel won Tuesday night by 4 percentage points. When the top post among House Democrats might open up, though, Pelosi hasn't said . In Georgia, political strategists working on behalf of the Republican party staged an anti-Pelosi campaign that helped their candidate retain a seat.

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