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People Lagman seeks Supreme Court intervention on Congress vote to extend martial law
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Troops dealt with booby traps and had to wrest back control of Marawi communities room by room, he said, adding that the militants had powerful machine-guns, drones and "seemingly unlimited ammunition". SEAGF president Tan Sri Tunku Imran Tuanku Ja'afar said, he was informed by the Philipine Olympic Committee (POC) that the initial fund by their government for the games would instead be channelled for the restoration of Mindanao especially in the Marawi city .

People Monster-sized fish species discovered in New Zealand
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Despite being the largest bony fish in the world and weighing more than two tons, sunfish are quite elusive, which made the four-year search hard. " The new species managed to evade discovery for almost three centuries by "hiding" in a messy history of sunfish taxonomy, partially because they are so hard to preserve and study, even for natural history museums, "says lead author Marianne Nyegaard from Murdoch University".

People The World's First Crewless (Autonomous) Cargo Ship To Launch Next Year
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The Verge says the "ghost ship" is a joint project between agriculture firm Yara International and technology company Kongsberg Gruppe, so it won't be carrying passengers. Kongsberg Gruppen provides, among other things, navigational and surveying systems to marine companies. The Birkeland will become autonomous in stages.

Author: 0 Russia, EU Voice Concern About Proposed US Sanctions

Russian President Vladimir Putin's spokesman and European Union officials spoke on July 24, a day after the White House said that President Donald Trump is open to new legislation that would slap fresh sanctions on Russia and limit his ability to ease or lift them by himself.

People Suspect in I-55 Standoff Dead, SB I-55 Traffic Remains Stalled
Author: 0 Suspect in I-55 Standoff Dead, SB I-55 Traffic Remains Stalled

Police said after realizing that he could not drive that car's manual transmission, Kershaw held the man, along with his family, at gunpoint while carjacking another citizen's vehicle at gunpoint. He took off with the bystander's vehicle. They did not release the make and models of the vehicles. Jefferson County Sheriff Dave Marshak tells KJFF that the suspect carjacked a Hyundai Sonata in St.

People Iran-Iraq Political Commission Addresses Diverse Issues
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Iran and Iraq on Sunday signed deals aimed at boosting military cooperation during a visit by Baghdad's Defense Minister Irfan al-Hayali to Tehran. Iran will continue full support to Iraqi government and nation to establish security and stability, Iranian Defence Minister Hossein Dehqan said.

People Here comes the top secret Obamacare replacement bill
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At least two of the options face significant opposition from GOP senators. Trump himself has vacillated between the options . Trump's tweet wasn't clear about why he was upset. Republicans can't get everyone to agree. Facing the prospect that Republicans may not be able to pass a bill, Trump has also argued that lawmakers should " let Obamacare fail ".

People Third Australian politician resigns over dual citizenship
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It comes just weeks after two Greens senators, Larissa Waters and Scott Ludlam , resigned from Federal Parliament due to their own dual citizenship. I was not born in Italy. Canavan's Australian-born mother has Italian heritage, and when she took Italian citizenship in 2006, she also registered other members of her family, including her son, who was 25 at the time, was registered as an Italian resident overseas in 2007.

People Last orca calf born in captivity at a SeaWorld park dies
Author: 0 Last orca calf born in captivity at a SeaWorld park dies

The whale's official cause of death has not yet been determined pending a full post-mortem examination. SeaWorld posted a question and answer article regarding the passing of Kayara on their website. "The team's attention now turns to the rest of the orca pod, especially Takara, to provide the care and attention they need", SeaWorld said. SeaWorld said it is monitoring the health of its other killer whales for any signs of illness.

People Who is the real Jared Kushner?
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Kushner stressed that he had not colluded with Russian officials and knew no one else who had. In an extraordinary verbal fusillade against virtually every law-enforcement official with some role in investigating whether his campaign a year ago colluded with the Russian government to defeat Hillary Clinton, President Trump said that if he had known that U.S.

People Two Canadian men convicted of polygamy having 30 wives between them
Author: 0 Two Canadian men convicted of polygamy having 30 wives between them

Oler was appointed to lead community members in Bountiful following Blackmore's excommunication from the sect in 2002 by Warren Jeffs, head prophet of the USA -based Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Blackmore said it's not religious persecution that bothers him, but that it's political persecution and he hopes the challenge will bring about change.

People Jeff Sessions discussed Trump campaign-related issues with Kislyak
Author: 0 Jeff Sessions discussed Trump campaign-related issues with Kislyak

Trump said last week that he would not have appointed Sessions had he known the attorney general would recuse himself . The paper quoted current and former administration officials who cited U.S. After Trump's public rebuke last week, Sessions seemed determined to keep doing the job he said "goes beyond anything that I would have ever imagined for myself".

People 5 hurt in Swiss chainsaw attack
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The incident was a shock to the people of Schaffhausen , an old town near the Swiss-German border, he said. Police released the CCTV image as they stepped up an global manhunt for the 51-year-old, who they described as risky, aggressive and mentally unstable.

People Spieth sets off in search of third major golf title
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But, Sunday was absolutely remarkable. Let the legend of Jordan Spieth begin. Spieth blew his three-shot overnight lead by the turn and trailed Kuchar after dropping a shot on the 13th. It could have gone to either one of us. All that Spieth needed to do was finish the round in style. He tapped in for a safe par for a spectacular win.

Author: 0 UN Security Council to Meet Over Jerusalem Violence

He spoke to reporters after briefing the U.N. Security Council at an urgent closed-door meeting on the crisis at the request of Egypt, Sweden and France. But on top of the outbreak of violence mainly in the Jerusalem area, a Palestinian move on Friday by President Mahmoud Abbas to suspend official contacts and worldwide criticism put pressure on Israel.

People USA holding Iranians 'in gruesome prisons' - judiciary chief
Author: 0 USA holding Iranians 'in gruesome prisons' - judiciary chief

Larijani joined other Iranian officials in calling for the release of Iranian citizens in US prisons, July 23, 2017. There have been a number of other high-profile cases of US citizens being imprisoned in Iran, which the USA accuses of using politically motivated charged to keep its nationals in jail without fair trial.

People GOP congressman blames
Author: 0 GOP congressman blames "some female senators" for tanking the health care bill

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell talked of trying for a repeal and delay bill that would allow the GOP to do what it promised in getting rid of President Obama 's signature healthcare law. During the interview, Farenthold began discussing what he called the Senate's lack of courage in dismantling Obamacare and then pointed the blame at northeastern female senators for their roles in the current stalemate over the Senate GOP's health care bill.

People US Judge Halts Deportations of Iraqis Detained by ICE
Author: 0 US Judge Halts Deportations of Iraqis Detained by ICE

The ACLU lawyers argued that most of the Iraqi nationals are Chaldean Catholics, Sunni Muslims, or Iraqi Kurds - religious minority groups that have already faced ill-treatment in the country - and are at risk of facing more persecution once back in Iraq.

People Court Officers Can't Hold People Solely Under ICE Detainers, Massachusetts Justices Rule
Author: 0 Court Officers Can't Hold People Solely Under ICE Detainers, Massachusetts Justices Rule

That amounts to a new arrest of a person, the state court found, which is not authorized by the laws of MA. The SJC found that the detention amounted to an arrest, and there is no basis in state law to hold someone on a civil process like an ICE detainer, which does not allege a crime has been committed but states the feds' belief that a person is here without authorization.

People An Inside Look at USS Gerald R. Ford (America's Newest Aircraft Carrier)
Author: 0 An Inside Look at USS Gerald R. Ford (America's Newest Aircraft Carrier)

Mattis called the ship a "Magnificent warship [that] joins the best Navy in the world". Gerald Ford , the 38th USA president for whom the new class of US carriers is name, commissioned the USS Nimitz in 1975. Ford (CVN 78) displays "up and over" flags in observance of Independence Day. Two more Ford class carriers are in the works. The CNV 78 aircraft carrier boasts almost two dozen new technologies not present on older carriers - including a more spacious flight deck, an ...

People United Nations body plans to relocate refugees
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Welcoming today's call from the United Nations Commissioner for Refugees, Filippo Grandi, for Australia to end the offshore processing policy, RCOA chief executive officer Paul Power said the Australian Government still had no effective strategy to find long-term answers for numerous people found to be refugees on Nauru and Manus Island.