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Global News Afghan all-girl robotics team denied entry to United States for competition
Author: 0 Afghan all-girl robotics team denied entry to United States for competition

They didn't have time to waste if they were going to compete in the FIRST Global Challenge , an worldwide robotics competition to be held in Washington, D.C., this month. They're now in Herat putting the final touches on their ball-sorting robot, which will travel to the United States to compete against 163 other machines from around the world.

Global News Chile vs Germany 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup Finals Today
Author: 0 Chile vs Germany 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup Finals Today

Ahead of the big clash against Chile , who Loew has already branded the strongest team in the tournament, the Germany coach retains a quiet confidence that his young men can take the cup home. "They're a team with a lot of determination". Loew also stated that he did not expect the side to make it to the final. "It will be very important to control the match early on", said Loew.

Global News Thousands welcome Jeremy Corbyn to Sussex
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Labour's deputy leader Tom Watson today said Corbyn's position is now "completely secure" following rifts between factions in the party since his election almost two years ago. The motion was defeated by 101 votes to 322, with most Labour lawmakers following the party line and abstaining. Tom Watson says party needs to shore up their leader's position.

Global News Truth a victim of President Trump's war on news media
Author: 0 Truth a victim of President Trump's war on news media

Why in the name of heavens - any one of us, right, are replaceable. "They do this day after day after day, and then the president responds and defends himself, and everybody is appalled and blown away", she said . "I promise you, I will pay for the legal fees; I promise, I promise". However, this violated CNN news policy because it was not run past those who check facts and enforce standards at the network.

Global News West Indies vs India - Fourth ODI Squads, Preview and Prediction
Author: 0 West Indies vs India - Fourth ODI Squads, Preview and Prediction

The best part about India's performance is that they have had all bases covered. Drakes said West Indies possessed the ability and the character to turn around their form as they had done several times already in the past. While run scoring was hard on a sluggish pitch yet the experience of Dhoni and Rahane bailed them out from what was looking a stiff position, however apart from the period when Jason, Holder bounced out Kohli and Cummins knocked off Dhawan, India have found things ...

Global News (NYSE:PYPL) and Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA)
Author: 0 (NYSE:PYPL) and Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA)

Wedbush reiterated an "outperform" rating on shares of PayPal Holdings in a report on Tuesday, June 6th. Morgan Stanley reiterated an equal weight rating on shares of PayPal Holdings in a report on Wednesday, March 8th. In related news, EVP Gary J. Marino sold 13,535 shares of the stock in a transaction on Tuesday, April 4th. If the average volume is low then the liquidity is low which means it is hard to buy or sell the stock as there are fewer buyers or sellers of the stock.

Global News Lions coach warns series rests on discipline
Author: 0 Lions coach warns series rests on discipline

The tourists were given a huge boost in two minutes later when New Zealand centre Sonny Bill Williams was sent off for a risky tackle on England winger Anthony Watson. "It was one of those ones that could have been a yellow or a red, he chose it to be a red". "How would you live with that for the rest of your life?" There is no point whining about it.

Global News Trump defends social media use after controversial tweets
Author: 0 Trump defends social media use after controversial tweets

US President Donald Trump has dubbed his controversial use of social media as being " modern day presidential ". In the past two days, Trump has launched numerous rough-edged tweets at Mika Brzezinski and Joe Scarborough , co-hosts of MSNBC's Morning Joe , who traded allegations back at him.

Global News Confederations Cup: Chile businessman offers fans 5000 flags
Author: 0 Confederations Cup: Chile businessman offers fans 5000 flags

Earlier this week an Under-21s team that has been depleted by those Confederations Cup call-ups won the Euro 2017 tournament in Poland too, ensuring Low is likely to have plenty of selection headaches when he has to settle on who will return to Russian Federation for next summer's World Cup.

Global News USDA shocks markets with low soybean, wheat acres
Author: 0 USDA shocks markets with low soybean, wheat acres

The USDA projected the harvested winter wheat area at 25.760 million acres, down 4.462 million acres, or 15%, from 30.222 million acres in 2016. If consumption remains near the current forecast of 14.3 billion bushels, and despite the smaller corn crop, ending stocks could be expected to increase during the 2017/18 marketing year.

Global News Why Trump's $1.42bn Taiwan arms sale could backfire with China
Author: 0 Why Trump's $1.42bn Taiwan arms sale could backfire with China

While a successful arms sale might draw a stern rebuke from Beijing, experts such as Professor Shen Dingli of Fudan University's Institute of International Studies said an agreement that leads to American ships docking in Taiwan ports will likely lead to a collapse of US-China ties.

Global News Vehicle bombs hit Damascus, kill 7 people
Author: 0 Vehicle bombs hit Damascus, kill 7 people

At least 12 people were injured in Sunday's blast, reports said. State media said security forces intercepted the two other auto bombs, suggesting they were controlled explosions. Syria is in the midst of a six-year-long civil war, with Damascus still mostly under government control. Islamic State claimed responsibility for that attack.

Global News U.S. approves 1st arms sale to Taiwan under Trump
Author: 0 U.S. approves 1st arms sale to Taiwan under Trump

The package includes technical support for early warning radar, high speed anti-radiation missiles, torpedoes and missile components . The timing of the US actions - just ahead of the 20th anniversary of Hong Kong's return to Beijing on 1 July - was particularly provocative, experts in US-China relations said.

Global News Mithali Raj and Sana Mir: Pioneers of India-Pakistan pressure cooker
Author: 0 Mithali Raj and Sana Mir: Pioneers of India-Pakistan pressure cooker

India were the favourites to retain their title, having already beaten Pakistan once earlier in the tournament, but were trounced by a huge margin by Sarfraz Ahmed's young team. That's what we want - all the teams playing in front of good crowds and for them to appreciate the standard of cricket on show. "In Pakistan , they say that you have to win against India , it is very important", Asmavia Iqbal conceded after the loss against England.

Global News Bellway plc (LON:BWY) Given Buy Rating at Beaufort Securities
Author: 0 Bellway plc (LON:BWY) Given Buy Rating at Beaufort Securities

Donegal Group Inc. (NASDAQ:NSIT) has risen 67.61% since June 30, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 3.59% the S&P500. The company have set target price per share of GBX 38.00 on Debenhams PLC (LON:DEB) shares. John Wood Group PLC is a United Kingdom energy services company. The company has market cap of 41.09 billion GBP. The Firm provides a range of engineering, production support, maintenance management and industrial gas turbine overhaul and fix services to the gas and oil and ...

Author: 0 Ingles to remain with Utah Jazz

Bogut posted on Twitter. Bogut, a vehicle collector, also predicted Ingles was "about to have a mean auto collection!" Signing the 29-year-old Ingles, which will happen when the National Basketball Association moratorium ends on July 6, was one of the Jazz's offseason priorities.

Global News 1 home destroyed, hundreds evacuated in Durango wildfire
Author: 0 1 home destroyed, hundreds evacuated in Durango wildfire

Officials said these "Rapid Tag cards" will be available only during specific windows over the weekend, with the last one scheduled for 7:00 a.m.to 11:00 a.m. One plane dropped it too high above the fire to do any good and another plane dropped it near the Durango-La Plata County Airport, he said. The fire started at a home Wednesday afternoon north of Highway 160, then spread.

Global News Qatar to reject demands from Gulf states
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Russian President Vladimir Putin and Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani have held a telephone conversation discussing the crisis in relations between Doha and some other countries, the Kremlin press service said in a statement on Saturday.

Global News Trump shifts from provoking to engaging to pressuring China
Author: 0 Trump shifts from provoking to engaging to pressuring China

China , which borders North Korea and is considered its only major ally, argues that negotiations are the best way to persuade Pyongyang to halt its nuclear and missile activities. "The Chinese leadership will wonder if the Trump administration will sanction a medium-sized Chinese bank next", he said". Instead of engaging in an open back-and-forth on North Korea strategy, he said, Chinese officials including foreign policy chief Yang Jiechi presented Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and ...

Global News European Union pushes for Japan free trade deal by next week
Author: 0 European Union pushes for Japan free trade deal by next week

With Japanese and European Union negotiators seeking to reach a broad agreement before their leaders meet next week, Kishida said he intends to visit Brussels for "final confirmation" in hopes of sealing the deal ahead of their meeting. Although, together Japan and the European Union account for about a third of global GDP, their trade relationship has a lot of room to grow - European Union forecasts reckon by as much as a third.

Global News US Arms Sales to Taiwan Violate International Rights - Chinese Foreign Ministry
Author: 0 US Arms Sales to Taiwan Violate International Rights - Chinese Foreign Ministry

Ed Royce, referring to legislation and informal guidelines that steer USA relations with Taiwan. The move has upset Beijing , but the U.S. official emphasised that there is "no change to our long-standing " One China " policy", stating that there is only one China and that Taiwan is part of it, which Beijing says is a prerequisite for maintaining relations.

Global News US Teeing Up New S. Korea Trade Talks As Trump False Starts
Author: 0 US Teeing Up New S. Korea Trade Talks As Trump False Starts

He says sanctions alone can not solve the problem, but the "right conditions" are needed for dialogue. The President of the United States Donald Trump declared the beginning of deliveries of American gas to South Korea. The US, South Korea and other partners in the global community are pursuing the goal of bringing an end to the programmes. Trump said he was encouraged by Moon's assurances that he will work to create a level playing field for American workers and businesses, ...

Global News Czech's Pliskova defeats Wozniacki to win Eastbourne meet
Author: 0 Czech's Pliskova defeats Wozniacki to win Eastbourne meet

British tennis player Johanna Konta withdrew from the semi-finals of the Eastbourne tournament due to an injury, where she was scheduled to play against Czech Karolina Pliskova on Friday. The Dane's big-match experience told in the key moments of the third set, and she reached her fourth final of the year when Watson netted a forehand on Wozniacki's second match point.

Global News Blocking money to church playground 'odious', US Supreme Court rules
Author: 0 Blocking money to church playground 'odious', US Supreme Court rules

The decision was authored by Chief Justice Roberts, who focused on the fact that Trinity Lutheran was forced to make a choice between participating in a public sponsored benefit program or remaining a religious institution. White House spokesman Sean Spicer called the ruling a "significant victory for religious liberty and an affirmation of the First Amendment rights of all Americans".

Author: 0 Martin Rodriguez goal earns Chile Confederations Cup semi-final against Portugal

Chile , who scored all three of their spot-kicks taken by Arturo Vidal , Charles Aranguiz and Alexis Sanchez , will face the victor of Germany against Mexico . The Manchester City man saved Ricardo Quaresma , Joao Moutinho and Nani's penalties to see La Roja advance to a first-ever Federation Internationale de Football Association final.

Global News Kang, Kim duel it out in PGA event
Author: 0 Kang, Kim duel it out in PGA event

Due to a weather delay on the first day of the event, 30 players had to finish their opening rounds on Friday morning. Except Shon came back out and made a huge eagle putt on the par-5 18th that propelled her to a record-tying round that included another eagle on No.

Global News The teen birth rate drops at lowest in United State
Author: 0 The teen birth rate drops at lowest in United State

According to the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention's provisional 2016 population data, the number of births this year, in comparison to last year, fell about 1 percent, which brought the fertility rate in the USA down to 62 births per 1,000 women between the age of 15 to 44.

Global News Encounter underway in J&K's Anantnag district, one civilian killed
Author: 0 Encounter underway in J&K's Anantnag district, one civilian killed

Reportedly, Bashir Lashkari carries a bounty of Rs 10 lakh on his head and is said to be the mastermind of the June 16 terrorist attack on a police party in the outskirts of Anantnag district of South Kashmir . "They (forces) were not even letting women from a house where militants were trapped to come out", alleged a resident, according to the daily Greater Kashmir .

Author: 0 Marvel star sends lookalike to Spider-Man: Homecoming premiere

Yesterday (June 28), Tom Holland confirmed the long-held fan theory that Peter Parker - aka Spider-Man - had a secret cameo in Iron Man 2 . On Wednesday, June 28, 2017, Hannibal Buress skipped out on the premiere of his new film Spider-Man: Homecoming and hired a dopplegänger to fill in for him instead.

Global News China pledges continued assistance to Philippines
Author: 0 China pledges continued assistance to Philippines

The U.S. Marines from the 3rd Battalion, 8th Marine, 3rd Marine Division are training Philippine troops to improve urban warfare capabilities, such as clearing rooms and buildings, based on feedback from Philippine forces fighting in Marawi.

Global News China Concerned By US-india Surveillance Drones Deal
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President Donald Trump is thanking India for purchasing US military equipment. India's leader is in the USA for his first meeting with President Donald Trump , seeking to build on growing ties between the world's two largest democracies and move beyond disagreements over climate change.

Author: 0 PM Modi, Trump pledge to increase bilateral economic cooperation

Later, Trump and Modi had a working dinner, the first time Trump has played host to a foreign dignitary at a White House dinner. Modi specially invited Trump's daughter Ivanka to lead the U.S. Writing about a growing convergence between India and the US, Prime Minister said, he expects the next few decades to be an even more remarkable story of ambitious horizons, convergent action and shared growth.

Author: 0 Trump and Modi hold first talks at White House

PM Modi presented Trump a folio containing an original commemorative postal stamp . If Modi said that he remembered how Trump had spoken favourably of him even before he became the PM of India , Trump reciprocated by saying that Modi is handling India well.

Author: 0 Too hot for planes: Flights cancelled as extreme heat hits Phoenix

The Western United States is bracing for more record heat with temperatures expected to hit 110 to 120 degrees on Tuesday in some places. Out-of-town visitors tried to stay inside air-conditioned casinos as much as possible, and some tourists lugged packs of bottled water around the Strip.

Global News Australia halts Syria air strikes after Russian Federation warning
Author: 0 Australia halts Syria air strikes after Russian Federation warning

Dunford also said the USA would be working to re-establish the "deconfliction" zone with Syria . Pentagon spokesman Captain Jeff Davis said it had "dirty wings", meaning it was armed. The U.S. -led coalition said the location was close to where another "pro-regime" drone, which intelligence sources had also identified as Iranian, was shot down on June 8 after dropping bombs near coalition forces.

Global News Trump announces he's under investigation
Author: 0 Trump announces he's under investigation

As part of his probe into possible obstruction, Mueller has requested interviews with senior intelligence officials about their conversations with Trump, a former senior intelligence official with knowledge of the discussions confirmed to NBC News .

Author: 0 India, US vow to strengthen economic ties, resolve differences

Describing India and the U.S. as partners of possibilities, Modi also invited Trump and his family to India. Modi in his statement had earlier said that India might not focus on signing major deals during this meet but will concentrate on building chemistry and friendly relations with US.

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