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People Obama's Charlottesville tweet is most liked in Twitter history
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That first tweet, containing the leading sentiment " No on is born hating another person because of the colour of his skin or his background or his religion ..." The previous occupant of the position, Barack Obama , has been sporadically active in the public sphere ever since his term as POTUS came to an official close back in January.

People United States ready to use its 'military options' if diplomacy fails
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Some estimates of the radar's range place much of mainland China within the US' sights, meaning that one day the U.S. could possibly integrate THAAD into a larger missile defense system that would neuter China's ability to launch nuclear missiles without warning, thereby eroding its nuclear deterrent and national power.

People South Korean leader demands peace in region
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The comments by Marine Corps Gen Joseph Dunford in a series of meetings with senior South Korean military and political officials and the local media appeared to be an attempt to ease anxiety over tit-for-tat threats between President Donald Trump and North Korea while also showing a willingness to back up Trump's warnings if need be.

People Rupert Murdoch has 'urged Trump to cut Steve Bannon'
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The 71-year-old president has reportedly not met face-to-face with Bannon for over a week. Referencing Bannon's boasts about helping to promote the alt-right, Palomarez also called for the former Breitbart News CEO's resignation, saying that members of the administration continued to alienate Hispanic business leaders and were "more anxious about winning votes through dog whistles and winks and nods to the most evil elements of our society than in maintaining the moral authority of the ...

People Tiki torch manufacturer president 'appalled' at protesters
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And after a violent attack against counter-protesters on Saturday resulted in one fatality and multiple injuries, the home decor brand put out a statement distancing themselves from the white nationalist group and their message, clarifying that the tiki torch is merely a decorative object meant to add ambiance to outdoor parties.

People Boko Haram bombers kill 20 at camp in northeast Nigeria
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Ibrahim Attahiru, theatre commander major general on Tuesday, August 15, said the outfit is made up of specially selected forces with mixed equipment to succeed in the fight against Boko Haram terrorists. The official lunch of the manhunt for Shekau is coming just as Boko Haram on Monday night attacked two communities, Nyibango and Muduhu, both in Madagali Local Government Area of Adamawa State.

People Gov. Abbott signs abortion, annexation bills into law
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The bill prohibits general insurance policies from providing coverage of elective abortions, even in cases of rape. Republicans who backed the bill couldn't fathom the notion of subsidizing women's abortions through their own insurance premiums, so they chose to find yet another way to insert themselves into one of the most intimate areas of a woman's life.

People Dollar rises as investors move out of safe havens
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With the tense mood pushing European shares down for a third day and Wall Street set to fall again, global stocks were on course for their worst week since Trump won November's USA presidential election. The euro zone's version .v2tx is at its highest since April, when France's election was rattling the region. Signs of anxiety in the market that flared last week were on the wane.

People Team India hoist flag in Sri Lanka
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India will also be playing another Test series against Sri Lanka later this year. Chasing the first innings deficit of 352 runs after being asked to follow on, Sri Lanka were bowled out for 181 in their second innings. While the ODI series conclude on September 3, the one-off T20 between the two sides will be played on September 6. Earlier, it was Shikhar Dhawan and Lokesh Rahul, who set the tone for the innings with a 188 run opening stand with the former completing a run-a-ball century.

People Iran threatens to back out of nuclear deal over Trump sanctions
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For the United States, the best, most likely outcome is an uneasy patchwork quilt of influence and ambition - where Iran's sphere of strength has grown, but its terror network is hamstrung, its proxy armies are bottled up, and the destiny of the Mideast remains in the hands of the Arab peoples.

People More than 200 dead in Sierra Leone mudslides
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At least 600 people are still missing following a mudslide and flooding that devastated parts of Sierra Leone's capital, Freetown , a spokesman for the president has told the BBC . Alternate courses of action are being set up to attempt to stem the flare-up of maladies, for example, cholera, Deveaux told radio station FM 98.1.

People Tech Giants to Supreme Court
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They may have an advocate on the court in this argument, as Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor has previously argued the third-party doctrine is "ill-suited to the digital age, in which people reveal a great deal of information about themselves to third parties in the course of carrying out mundane tasks".

People Homeless hero charged with theft from Manchester bomb victim
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The We Love Manchester Emergency Fund will also be setting aside some money to help those who were injured in the blast. The payments will ensure they benefit from the outpouring of worldwide public support following the attack. "We will now spend some time looking at how we will distribute the rest of the funds ", Ms Murphy said. "Thanks to this we have raised more than £18m and we were conscious that we had to get some of this swiftly to those with immediate needs".

People Dhinakaran warns AIADMK factions to mend their ways
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Speaking to The Hindu , former Higher Education Minister and Pappireddipatti MLA P. Palaniappan confirmed that 20 MLAs, including himself, and six MPs, attended the function. Dhinakaran claimed that Palaniswami had become the chief minister only because "Chinnamma (Sasikala) pointed her finger at him". "If Dhinakaran and supporters think the party should not unite, they will not be forgiven by people who chose the party to lead them", said Jayakumar.

People Trump's Endorsement Of The Confederacy Just Lost Him America's Unions!
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In a statement on behalf of himself and Lee, Trumka said "we must resign on behalf of America's working people, who reject all notions of legitimacy of these bigoted groups". Among those who've left the panel are the chief executives for Merck , Under Armour and Intel and the president of the Alliance for American Manufacturing.

People Coal Prices: China's North Korea Coal Import Ban Could Stoke Rally
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The first talks to result from the agreement have been scheduled for November. "I think our collective challenge is to sincerely and with candor attack these issues that we have to address". Despite those, China deeply resents the presence of the U.S. Navy in the South China Sea, which Beijing claims virtually in its entirety. Earlier this year, China suspended coal imports from North Korea to increase pressure over the nuclear issue.

People Intel's Brian Krzanich Is Latest CEO to Resign From Trump Business Council
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Then came resignations from Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank and then Intel CEO Brian Krzanich . Many CEOs on the manufacturing council remain, though - thankfully, Twitter is here to tell us who. "I support Ken Frazier's decision". Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein tweeted: "Lincoln: 'A house divided against itself can not stand.' Isolate those who try to separate us.

People CBO: Trump's Plan to Sabotage ACA Would Skyrocket Premiums
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CSRs were instituted to help insurers with the costs of the deductibles patients can't otherwise meet. A chorus of consumer groups, businesses, insurers and medical organizations have urged the president to continue making the subsidy payments amid concern that stopping them would destabilize the insurance markets.

People Iraq's Moqtada al-Sadr visits UAE
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Late Sunday, Sadr met Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed, who congratulated Iraq on its victory against the Islamic State group in Mosul last month, WAM said. Sadr has been a vicious sectarian, and has an very bad lot of blood on his hands, but if the Saudis and the UAE can meet with one of the worlds most infamous Shi'a clerics, perhaps Sadr may be willing to become a more "normal" political figure in Iraq.

People 'We could be gone tomorrow': Life in North Korea's crosshairs
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The defence ministry started deploying the Patriot Advanced Capability-3 (PAC-3) system in Shimane, Hiroshima and Kochi in western Japan, which Pyongyang warned could be along its missiles' flight path, public broadcaster NHK said . Guam's security and defence officials say there is no imminent threat to its 160,000 population or in the neighbouring Northern Mariana Islands. Speaking to reporters in New Jersey, Trump said North Korea has been "getting away with a tragedy that can't be ...

People U.S. forces 'ready' to protect Guam against North Korea: White House
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The top United States military officer, Marine Corps Gen. Joseph Dunford, is travelling in Asia and expected to meet with leaders in South Korea , Japan and China . "Sim Tack, a senior analyst for private intelligence firm Stratfor, said the Japanese batteries are designed for protecting the area where they are deployed, "(they are) not meant to shoot missiles out of the sky as they pass over Japan at high altitude".

People North Korea to Hold Off on Guam Missile Tests
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According to the White House, Trump and Xi affirmed that the recent adoption of a new UN Security Council resolution regarding North Korea was an important and necessary step toward achieving peace and stability on the Korean Peninsula.

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