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Global News Burundi robotics team vanishes after USA competition
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The chaperone is said to have looked in the college dorms where the kids had been staying but he found that their bags were packed and gone. Don Ingabire, 16, and Audrey Mwamikazi, 17, were later seen crossing into Canada , Metropolitan Police spokeswoman Aquita Brown said Thursday.

Global News Apple Producer Foxconn Looking at Wisconsin, Michigan for $10 Billion Investment
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Trump's official schedule lists a " jobs announcement " at 5 p.m. On Monday, the Wall Street Journal reported Foxconn was "nearing a decision to invest in Wisconsin" and could announce its plans this week in Washington, D.C. Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder is expected to sign the "Good Jobs for Michigan" legislative package that he lobbied lawmakers to pass earlier this month in a bid to lure Foxconn to the state with tax incentives.

Global News Russian energy sanctions bill puts another crack in strained US-Europe relations
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Kushner indicated in his statement that he probably hadn't read that email but didn't say if he believed that they would be receiving information from a foreign government sympathetic to the campaign. diplomats despite the overwhelming expectations. Russian Federation has prepared "economic and political measures that will be adopted if the Senate and Trump support the bill", said Vladimir Dzhabarov, deputy chairman of the worldwide affairs committee in the upper house, the RIA Novosti ...

Global News Donald Trump has banned trans people from serving in the USA military
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Rep. Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn., told CBN News, "He makes decisions after talking with field commanders". We don't' need to be experimenting with the military. House minority leader Nancy Pelosi, a California Democrat, called the move "a cruel and arbitrary decision created to humiliate transgender Americans who stepped forward to serve our country".

Global News Ben Stokes: England did not know how to survive at Trent Bridge
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And while Stokes admitted that England had failed to adapt to either the match conditions or pitch in Nottingham, he took exception to any suggestion that the side lacked commitment. They will be looking to improve on their dismal performance and best South Africa this time around. "I think it's important to look at the surface and decide what's going to be the best side to play South Africa in those conditions".

Global News New Jersey Raises Smoking Age
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Included in the stack was legislation that raised to 21 the legal age to buy tobacco products in the state. At the bill signing he noted that his mother had died from smoking-related disease, adding "no one should lose their life due to any addictive substance".

Global News Trump Announces Ban On Transgender People Serving In Military
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In Wednesday morning tweets, Trump said that the U.S. military "will not accept or allow Transgender individuals to serve in any capacity in the U.S. Military. However, the Pentagon commissioned a report previous year by the non-partisan RAND Corp. on transgender troops. This ban cracks the facade of Trump as an ally to the LGBTQ community, a position he claimed during the presidential campaign.

Global News US ambassador reports progress on new North Korea sanctions
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According to two US officials, however, some other analysts who study North Korea's missile programme do not agree with the DIAL assessment. Pyongyang conducted on July 4 an unprecedented test of a missile capable of hitting the U.S. Still, officials across the political spectrum acknowledged that North Korea is rapidly gaining ground. The United States is making progress in talks with North Korean ally China on imposing new United Nations sanctions on Pyongyang over its latest ...

Global News Senate panel subpoenas former Trump campaign manager Manafort to testify
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Taylor Foy, a spokesman for Mr Grassley, said the committee withdrew the subpoena after Mr Manafort agreed to turn over documents and to continue negotiating about setting up an interview with the panel. Jeff Sessions when the men met during the 2016 presidential race. "These illegal leaks, like Comey's, must stop!" His statement describes a December meeting with Mr Flynn and Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak in which Mr Kushner and Mr Kislyak discussed establishing a secure line for the ...

Global News Man loses finger, toes and testicle in alligator attack
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Frederic Iman suffered serious injuries to his feet and groin after wrestling with the monster in Port Charlotte on Tuesday. "You're having a nice day one minute and the next minute you're a bloody mess", he added. Paramedics arrived and airlifted Fredric to hospital, where his condition is now stable. A nearby surgery center called 911 to report the attack.

Global News USA fears Russian government ARMING Taliban in Afghanistan after shock video claim
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John Nicholson, the top commander of the USA and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation forces in Afghanistan , told Pentagon reporters that Russia, Iran, and Pakistan are all backing the Taliban . "The Russians are giving them these weapons to fight ISIS in Afghanistan, but they are using them against us too", he said. It's hard to piece together eyewitness evidence from remote areas of multiple countries, and videos like the one released by CNN are few and far between.

Global News S.African minister warns against claiming victory in fight against rhino poaching
Author: 0 S.African minister warns against claiming victory in fight against rhino poaching

In the Kruger National Park, 243 rhino carcasses were found between January and the end of June, 2017. Rhino poaching in Kruger National Park, the country's biggest reserve, dropped significantly because of increased security and other measures, but the number of rhinos killed in some other parks increased as poachers moved elsewhere, according to South African officials.

Global News Green light for Crossrail 2 angers northern mayors
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Greater Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham said on Monday the Government's backing of Crossrail 2 would cause "widespread anger" in the North and added: "People here have had to put up with sub-standard rail services for decades and will simply not accept that spending billions more on London is the country's highest priority".

Global News Israel removes controversial metal detectors from Jerusalem holy site
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However, it also maintains strategic, if discreet, security ties with Israel - a relationship that has survived several crises and repeated friction over the Jerusalem shrine. Israel decided early on Tuesday to remove metal detectors and replace them with "smart", less obtrusive surveillance means, an Israeli cabinet statement said.

Global News Trump's ex-campaign chief meets Senate investigators
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The Republican and Democratic leaders of the panel said Manafort tried to limit his testimony. Manafort submitted the documents to the Senate Intelligence Committee in advance of appearing behind closed doors to answer questions from committee staff, said a person familiar with the investigation of the Trump campaign's interactions with Russian Federation.

Global News Israel removes Jerusalem metal detectors, Palestinians reject new measures
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It followed the killing on 14 July of two Israeli policemen by Israeli-Arab gunmen, who police say had hidden their weapons on the hilltop site known to Jews as the Temple Mount and Muslims as Haram al-Sharif. "The dangers on the ground will escalate if we go through another cycle of Friday prayer without a resolution to this current crisis", he added, warning events in east Jerusalem were not "localised" but "affect millions, if not billions of people around the world".

Global News State to ban e-cigarettes on school grounds
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Under state and federal law, voter registration forms are available at the Department of Motor Vehicles and certain social service agencies. Cuomo's executive order expands that to all agencies, including ones that interact with the public through professional licensing and recreational activities.

Global News 31 dead in Taliban auto bomb attack
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Afghan intelligence sources had earlier told the BBC more than 40 soldiers were killed. That made it the second most risky place for reporters in the world after Syria. He says he saw "so many injured people and cars burning". The Interior Ministry in a statement called the attack a "criminal attack against humanity".

Global News United States has started issuing fast-track H-1B visas again
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USA companies often use the visas to hire graduate-level workers in several specialized fields, including information technology, medicine, engineering and mathematics. USCIS has said that suspending premium processing was necessary to reduce a backlog of long-pending visa petitions and thus reduce overall H-1B processing times.

Global News 2 killed, 25000 evacuated in western India amid heavy rains, floods
Author: 0 2 killed, 25000 evacuated in western India amid heavy rains, floods

Six more teams have also been sent to the affected areas. Notably, Air Force, Army, National Disaster Response Force ( NDRF ) and its state counterpart have been pressed into rescue operations in parts of the State including Saurashtra, Kutch and North Gujarat, which received unprecedented rains over the past fortnight.

Global News Rick Perry tricked into fake interview with Russian pranksters
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Two Russian comedians, known internationally as "The Jerky Boys of Russia", have pranked US energy secretary Rick Perry , making him believe he was having a phone conversation with Ukraine's prime minister Volodymyr Hroisman. "But it turned out that Elton John was really waiting for this call, and so he immediately believed it really was a conversation with the people who we said we were", he told newspaper Komsomolskaya Pravda.

Global News European Union launches proceedings against Poland over judicial reform
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The commission has also chose to launch legal action against Poland over one of the two reforms that have been enacted, said European Commission Vice-President Frans Timmermans . Commission First Vice President Frans Timmermans said that if Poland implemented any measure to "dismiss or force the retirement of Supreme Court judges ...

Global News Farewell to an Australian music legend
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We send our deepest condolences to his family, friends and community. Singer songwriter Dr G Yunupingu has died in Darwin, aged 46. He was later introduced to music producer, Michael Hohnen , who worked on three album's with Gurrumul's next act - the Saltwater Band - before convincing him to make a solo album.

Global News Bodies are Found in a Texas Parking Lot
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Police are now investigating a suspected human trafficking ring and it is believed the people found in the truck have been smuggled into the USA illegally. Others were suffering from heat exhaustion and dehydration, police said. Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly said the incident demonstrated the brutality of smuggling organisations that "have no regard for human life and seek only profits".

Global News Satellite view of a compact Hurricane Hilary
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Irwin will remain in relatively close proximity to Hurricane Hilary during the next few days. Incidentally, Hilary is just one of three named storms calling the Pacific a temporary home this week, alongside Greg and Irwin. For those partial to political metaphor, Hilary has emerged as the far mightier storm compared to Don. At 5 a.m. EDT (0900 UTC), the center of Tropical Storm Greg was located near 15.2 degrees north latitude and 135.7 degrees west longitude.

Global News California man arrested for smuggling live king cobras in potato chip containers
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The two-foot long cobras - venomous and a protected species - were discovered on March 2 by U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents in a package sent from Hong Kong. According to the complaint, the messages indicate that Franco had previously received live cobras from his contact in Asia and was going to give five of the snakes to a relative of his contact.

Global News Hamas Must Remain on Terror List, Says EU's Top Court
Author: 0 Hamas Must Remain on Terror List, Says EU's Top Court

Wednesday's ruling comes amid increased tensions between the European Union and Israel over the former's criticism of settlements in the occupied West Bank, including East Jerusalem. The lower court had found that the listing was based on media and internet reports rather than decisions by a "competent authority". It is seen as a terrorist group by the EU, US, Canada and Japan.

Global News Israel Removes Metal Detectors from Jerusalem's Haram al-Sharif
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The government said it would introduce more discreet measures to secure the compound housing the revered Al-Aqsa mosque and Dome of the Rock. Some Muslim officials alleged that Israel used the absence of Muslim clerics from the walled compound in the past week of protests to install new security cameras.

Global News Vehicle bomb kills seven civilians in Egypt
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It then proceeded to run the auto over, which contained four gunmen and 100kg of explosives, while civilians could be seen fleeing for cover. The tank managed to drive away and the victims were civilians standing close to the scene. The Islamic State group has waged deadly attacks on the military and police, most recently on a checkpoint in Sinai on July 7 that killed at least 21 soldiers.

Global News Why we can't bring down interest rates now - CBN
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Emefiele , who said he is just a messenger of the of the committee, also expressed concerns over the increase in fiscal deficit to over N2.5 trillion in the first six months of 2017. The CBN governor said the apex bank and NCC could not allow the company to go down because of the negative impact on jobs, which was capable of impacting on the economy.

Global News With Yechury being denied RS ticket, is CPM heading for a split
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Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan had been among those who voted against giving Yechury a third term term in the Upper House. However, veteran leader V S Achuthanandan was in favour of fielding Yechury. "Expect for Kerala and Tripura there is no sign of the functioning of the party", he said. At a time when the Left is losing popular support even in its traditional stronghold like West Bengal, Mr Yechury brings the Left to national relevance and so must continue to front for the Left in ...

Global News PM Narendra Modi conducts aerial survey of flood affected regions in Gujarat
Author: 0 PM Narendra Modi conducts aerial survey of flood affected regions in Gujarat

As many as 46,000 people have been moved to safety in Banaskantha district until the evening of July 25, and 1,000 people have been rescued. He was accompanied by Chief Minister Vijay Rupani. About 80 people are believed to have been killed in Gujarat since the start of the monsoon a month ago, and scores elsewhere in the country. Though flood water has not entered villages yet, Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday asked the administration to evacuate people from low-lying areas of ...

Global News Ram Jethmalani quits as Arvind Kejriwal's counsel, sends Rs 2 crore bill
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Senior Supreme Court lawyer Ram Jethmalani has quit as counsel to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal in the criminal defamation suit filed against him by Union Minister Arun Jaitley . "Are you aware that this is an unparliamentary word?" the judge said, asking Kejriwal's counsel to maintain decorum. The chief minister had denied the charge of Jaitley that the questions with derogatory remarks were "clearly created to insult and/or annoy" him, India Today reported.