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People PH karatekas bag bronze medal in SEA Games 2017 women's team kumite
Author: 0 PH karatekas bag bronze medal in SEA Games 2017 women's team kumite

Ice hockey was introduced in the SEA Games programme for the first time. Philippines Reyland Capella bags the Gold medal for Mens Floor exercises and Philippines Kaitlin De Guzman bags the Gold medal for Women's Uneven Bars in Gymnastics at the 2017 Seagames in Kuala Lumpur , Malaysia.

People Hong Kong braces for typhoon Hato, some flights canceled
Author: 0 Hong Kong braces for typhoon Hato, some flights canceled

Hato on Wednesday hit the nearby financial hub of Hong Kong , uprooting trees, flooding streets, forcing hundreds of airline flights to be canceled and halting financial trading. In Hong Kong, Hato - whose name is Japanese for "pigeon" - sparked the most severe Typhoon 10 warning, only the third time a storm of this power has pounded the financial hub in the past 20 years.

People Arun Jaitley, Prakash Javadekar to helm polls in Gujarat, Karnataka
Author: 0 Arun Jaitley, Prakash Javadekar to helm polls in Gujarat, Karnataka

Jaitley will be assisted by a high-powered panel of four Union Ministers. Union minister Thawar Chand Gehlot has been appointed the election in-charge for the Himachal Pradesh assembly polls, also scheduled for later this year. The appointments come close on the heels of Mr. Shah's three-day visit to the State to activate the party cadre. The Congress is seeking to stage a comeback after being out of power in Narendra Modi's home state for almost two decades, while the party seeks to ...

People Magisterial probe ordered into encounter after protests
Author: 0 Magisterial probe ordered into encounter after protests

Kupwara: The locals of Daril village in Handwara on Wednesday rejected that the claims made by the army about the killing of a militant in an encounter yesterday and termed it as baseless and fabricated. "We are ascertained about the troops involved in the incident". Thousands of people attended the slain youth's funeral prayers after which he was laid to rest in the local graveyard amid pro-freedom slogans.

People Former Thai PM fails to show up for court
Author: 0 Former Thai PM fails to show up for court

Yingluck has pleaded innocent, and decries the charges against her as politically motivated. "She asked for sick leave not to show up today". Yingluck's failure to show up at court would not help reduce Thailand's polarisation, said Thitinan Pongsudhirak, director of the Institute of Security and International Studies at Chulalongkorn University.

People Pakistan strongly rejects Trump's remarks on terrorism
Author: 0 Pakistan strongly rejects Trump's remarks on terrorism

According to a statement issued by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) on Wednesday, US Ambassador to Pakistan David Hale called on Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa at the GHQ. Pakistan fears that India with its new role would work to exacerbate its security concerns. The participants asserted that India can not be a "net security provider" in South Asia when it has conflicting relationships with all its neighbours, and is pursuing a policy of destabilising Pakistan ...

Author: 0 India emerging as important regional strategic partner to US

The statement said Pakistan is committed to working with the global community towards the common objective of defeating the forces of terrorism and to promote peace and stability in the South Asia. "The committee has also reaffirmed Pakistan's resolve to protect its sovereignty and territorial integrity", he told the Senate. A key element of Russia's indirect pressure strategy in Afghanistan is credibly invoking the threat of a military retaliation or counter-deployment if Washington's ...

People Trump voters think whites, Christians most oppressed groups in US
Author: 0 Trump voters think whites, Christians most oppressed groups in US

Forty-nine percent of all Americans felt that Muslims were the most discriminated-against group in America, with 29 percent saying Christians and eight percent saying Jews. As indicated by polling released by PPP on August 23, Trump voters are no longer fearful of revealing their markedly false and often astonishingly hateful views.

People Firemen in UK Served Sausages of Pigs They Rescued
Author: 0 Firemen in UK Served Sausages of Pigs They Rescued

The fire service allegedly chose to delete the initial post after facing backlash from some animal rights groups, including People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA). NBC quoted her, "I wanted to thank them". "What if these firefighters had "saved" a human child or a dog?" "We farm and this is what we do". "I promised them at the time when they actually go, I'll bring some sausages for you", Rivers told the BBC .

People Minaccia terroristica. Annullato il concerto a Rotterdam degli Allah-Las
Author: 0 Minaccia terroristica. Annullato il concerto a Rotterdam degli Allah-Las

Un nome che, per quanto il complesso fosse americano, può apparire di per sé minaccioso o provocatorio. Il funzionario ha fatto sapere di aver disposto la presenza di agenti in uniforme sia all'interno che nelle adiacenze del locale per "garantire la sicurezza sia degli spettatori del concerto sia dei cittadini che si troveranno nell'area del locale".

People F1 rookie Vandoorne given second season by McLaren
Author: 0 F1 rookie Vandoorne given second season by McLaren

Renault is the only other option available McLaren, but improvements from Honda and some promising developments in the pipeline may be enough to convince McLaren and Alonso to continue for a fourth season with the Japanese engine manufacturer.

People No big names to attend Lalu Yadav's 'mahagathbandan rally' in Patna
Author: 0 No big names to attend Lalu Yadav's 'mahagathbandan rally' in Patna

The rally is Lalu's attempt to create a "mahagathbandhan" (grand alliance) that could take on BJP at the national level. At the time of announcing the "oust BJP rally" at the Gandhi Maidan, the RJD chief had said that he would bring Mayawati and Samajwadi Party (SP) president Akhilesh Yadav together on one platform, which would mean the "end of the match for the BJP in the 2019 Lok Sabha polls".

Author: 0 For Civilians Trapped In Raqqa, Offensive Against ISIS Presents New Dangers

Earlier this week, the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said US -led coalition airstrikes killed at least 170 people over the previous week. On Wednesday, August 23, Kurdish forces secured all of Old City area from the Islamic State group. "Our goal is always for zero civilian casualties".

People Russia, China Respond to New Sanctions: 'They Won't Help'
Author: 0 Russia, China Respond to New Sanctions: 'They Won't Help'

Tillerson told reporters on Tuesday that North Korea hadn't carried out "provocative acts" since the UN Security Council imposed new sanctions earlier this month, and said Pyongyang's temperance might lead to negotiations "in the near future".

People Trump talks tough on Pakistan's 'terrorist' havens, but options scarce
Author: 0 Trump talks tough on Pakistan's 'terrorist' havens, but options scarce

Llorens said the US will also "maintain pressure on the Taliban to join a peace process with the Afghan government to end the war in Afghanistan ". Thousands of Pakistanis have sacrificed their lives in global war on terrorism. "After blaming his predecessors and calling for an immediate withdrawal from Afghanistan during the campaign, President Trump has swung 180 degrees", Leahy said.

Author: 0 Don't scapegoat Pakistan, Islamabad leaders tell Trump

By adding, say, 3,900 troops to the war effort, US forces will be able to move down toward brigade (4,000 troops) and battalion (670 troops) levels. Mr. The relationship between the two countries has endured periods of extreme strain in recent years, especially after Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden was found and killed by United States special forces in Pakistan in a 2011 raid.

People Mark Wahlberg tops Forbes' annual list of highest-paid actors
Author: 0 Mark Wahlberg tops Forbes' annual list of highest-paid actors

Wahlberg who did not feature in the top 10 of the list last year knocked off Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson who held first position last year. Jackie Chan is the highest-paid actor outside the USA, according to the list, as he landed at fifth, earning 49 million U.S.

People Rabbis Forgo Annual High Holy Days Call with President
Author: 0 Rabbis Forgo Annual High Holy Days Call with President

The High Holy Days are a season of t'shuva for us all, an opportunity for each of us to examine our own words and deeds through the lens of America's ongoing struggle with racism. Second, one could make the argument that it was better for the rabbis to hold the call and admonish him directly. In another piece for the Forward, Blima Marcus reports on secret anti-Trump Facebook groups created to help the growing numbers of anti-Trump Orthodox Jews connect to one another.

People San Francisco dog owners to counter right-wing rally by creating poo minefield
Author: 0 San Francisco dog owners to counter right-wing rally by creating poo minefield

The park service on Wednesday said denying Patriot Prayer a permit would violate the organization's free speech rights. Organiser Terrence Ryan said he was inspired while walking his dogs and mulling both the recent violence in Charlottesville, where a auto ploughed into a crowd of counter-protesters outside a white supremacist gathering, and "the general state of America".

People Kill order given for anyone who shouts 'Allahu Akbar' in Venice
Author: 0 Kill order given for anyone who shouts 'Allahu Akbar' in Venice

Addressing a conference, Luigi Brugnaro boasted that Venice was safer than Barcelona, where recently 13 people were killed in a terrorist attack. According to The Times , Brugnaro said: "We keep our guard up". Brugnaro's threat might prove hard to carry out. What caused uproar was the reaction to it of Dario Nardella, the mayor of Florence , the capital of Italy's Tuscany region, who rushed up to Brugnaro after the meeting, shouting " Allahu Akbar " and laughing.

People CRH Soars on Sale of Americas Distribution and Good Results
Author: 0 CRH Soars on Sale of Americas Distribution and Good Results

Albert Manifold, CRH chief executive, said the transactions demonstrate the execution of CRH's strategy of adding value through the efficient allocation and reallocation of capital. The company said stabilising trends in certain European markets and satisfactory growth in the Americas more than offset reduced activity in Asia due to a challenging market environment in the Philippines.

People Sisters Missing After Crook Co. Eclipse Event
Author: 0 Sisters Missing After Crook Co. Eclipse Event

They ended up staying longer at the Symbiosis festival than they had first planned, deputies said. The girls contacted their parents after regaining cellphone service Wednesday morning. 22. The girls' father, Darryl, said he didn't know anything about the festival until he saw posts on Facebook Sunday saying the girls were seen doing yoga there.

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