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Global News Backed forces capture 55 pct of Syria's Raqqa
Author: 0 Backed forces capture 55 pct of Syria's Raqqa

Aggressive steps taken by the Trump administration have brought "dramatically accelerated" gains against the Islamic State (ISIS) in the last 6 months, a top State Department official said. There is some way to go, however, with ISIS moving much of its assets to the Euphrates River Valley in eastern Syria, according to US intelligence, and the borderlands that split Iraq and Syria.

Global News Two Boy Scouts dead, 1 seriously injured on East Texas lake
Author: 0 Two Boy Scouts dead, 1 seriously injured on East Texas lake

Two of the boys were killed, a third is being treated at a Shreveport, LA hospital. The 18-year-old, who was still in the boat, was also dead and had suffered severe bodily injuries. "We will support them in any way that we can". The injured Boy Scout is now in critical condition at LSU Health in Shreveport. The incident happened at Alley Creek, located on Lake O' The Pines Marina near Avinger, Texas, just before 2 p.m.

Global News Cause Released on Fatal Ohio Fair Incident
Author: 0 Cause Released on Fatal Ohio Fair Incident

The Ohio State Highway Patrol identified Tyler Jarrell , 18, as the sole person who died during the accident. A comparative ride at the Orange County Fair in California was additionally closed down to experience a re-examination after the OH episode, ABC station KABC in Los Angeles said.

Global News Taliban, Daesh kill 50 civilians in northern Afghanistan
Author: 0 Taliban, Daesh kill 50 civilians in northern Afghanistan

More than 1,662 civilians were killed in the half of the year, according to United Nations figures. "Several Taliban insurgents launched coordinated attack on security check posts in Momand Dara", Khaama Press quoted a provincial government media office statement.

Global News Political Communication in the Trump White House
Author: 0 Political Communication in the Trump White House

Sen. Dick Durbin of IL tells CNN he voted for Kelly for Homeland Security secretary, wanted to work with him in that role, and now in his new position. Scaramucci shocked many last week with an expletive-laced interview that targeted then-chief of staff Reince Priebus and White House chief strategist Steve Bannon .

Global News UP ATS arrests Bangladesh-linked terror suspect from Muzaffarnagar
Author: 0 UP ATS arrests Bangladesh-linked terror suspect from Muzaffarnagar

Preliminary interrogation has revealed that Abdullah used to help militants, primarily from Banlgadesh, get safe haven in India by getting fake identification documents made for them. The authorities are also most likely to question Abdullah's neighbours and people from his locality as a part of the investigation. Kumar added that all the evidence found in Faizan's house points towards a Bangladesh-based terrorist organization named "Ansarullah Bangla team".

Global News US, Russian envoys to discuss Ukraine soon: Lavrov
Author: 0 US, Russian envoys to discuss Ukraine soon: Lavrov

According to Lavrov, Tillerson was interested "in details of those decisions that [Russia] grudgingly made in response to the law on anti-Russian sanctions". Lavrov said while the two talked at length about a variety of issues, the secretary first sought to extract details about the Russian response to the recent USA sanctions bill, Reuters reported .

Global News Communications Director Scaramucci Asked to Step Down
Author: 0 Communications Director Scaramucci Asked to Step Down

Harvard Law School apologized Monday after its new alumni directory erroneously listed ousted White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci as dead. The stunning development came just hours after General Kelly took over for Priebus, who resigned on Friday. Scaramucci's emotive phone rant saw him name then-White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus a "paranoid schizophrenic", while suggesting chief strategist Steve Bannon practiced a lewd act on himself.

Author: 0 NZ welcomes stronger sanctions on North Korea

The missiles tested have the capability of reaching the United States , but they lack the reliability necessary to consider the North a viable nuclear threat in the region. Even as an ally of North Korea , it voted in favour of the sanctions, as did Russian Federation. United Kingdom ambassador Matthew Rycroft said after the vote, "it does not have to be this way".

Global News Neil Young Sets New Release Date for 'Hitchhiker' LP, Shares Title Track
Author: 0 Neil Young Sets New Release Date for 'Hitchhiker' LP, Shares Title Track

One such lost LP will likely include Young's just-announced Hitchhiker , an all-acoustic LP that he recorded in 1976 but never released. The album's title track arrived on streaming music services and in digital stores on Friday. Veteran rocker Neil Young has unearthed songs recorded over 40 years ago for a new acoustic album. All of which is a longwinded way of saying: History has proven that for Neil Young fans, good things come to those who wait - but you might be waiting for a long ...

Global News Rosenstein: We're After the Leakers, Not the Journalists
Author: 0 Rosenstein: We're After the Leakers, Not the Journalists

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and N.J. Gov. Chris Christie on Sunday tempered news reports about special counsel Robert Mueller impaneling another grand jury in his Russian Federation meddling-collusion case, suggesting the move doesn't mean the investigation is expanding or perhaps an indictment is now imminent.

Global News Search for two missing men after boat sinks in English Channel
Author: 0 Search for two missing men after boat sinks in English Channel

The alarm was only raised shortly before 6am when a fourth man was discovered by a fishing boat crew "clinging to a buoy", two miles west of the town's harbour. The body of the dead man was found at around 8.15am. We are carrying out an extensive search for them'. Detective Chief Inspector Rachel Carr said: "Sussex Police are undertaking a joint investigation with the Maritime Accident Investigation Branch".

Global News In Asia : China scores diplomatic coup in sea row
Author: 0 In Asia : China scores diplomatic coup in sea row

Several ASEAN diplomats said that among the members who pushed for a communique that retained the more contentious elements was Vietnam, which has competing claims with China over the Paracel Islands (Xisha Islands, 西沙群島) and Spratly Islands (Nansha Islands, 南沙群島) and has had several spats with Beijing over energy concessions.

Global News Man viciously mauled by BEAR after teasing it with dangling food
Author: 0 Man viciously mauled by BEAR after teasing it with dangling food

His friends hit the bear with poles and threw cold water at it, to no avail. Prior to the horrific bear attack , the temple's head abbot reportedly said that the bear was "hungry" since they didn't have enough food to eat. Monks in the temple keep wild boars in the area as well as a bear that is living in a cage. Promratee is said to have made the trip to the temple after hearing about the plight of the creatures.

Global News Venezuela government says arrests made after reports of military uprising
Author: 0 Venezuela government says arrests made after reports of military uprising

Witnesses said they heard gunshots through the night. But hooded protesters had been largely dispelled with tear gas by midday on Sunday, and the rest of the South American country of 30 million appeared to be calm. Maduro on Friday said his country was facing an "armed insurgency،" and criticized the prosecutor's office for failure to control the opposition-led rallies.

Global News UP announces free bus ride for women on Raksha Bandhan
Author: 0 UP announces free bus ride for women on Raksha Bandhan

There are various stories and myths behind this festival.Raksha Bandhan in Hindu mythology is that of Lord Krishna and Draupadi, wife of the five Pandavas in the Mahabharata. So, only 5 hours will be there to celebrate Rakhi festival on 7th august. "Every year I wait for an important wish". The festival involves a short ritual where siblings exchange gifts and wish each other health and happinessHow is Rakhi celebrated? Sisters tying the sacred thread around the wrists of brothers is a ...

Global News Eiffel Tower evacuated after man arrested with knife
Author: 0 Eiffel Tower evacuated after man arrested with knife

Police had initially treated Saturday's Eiffel Tower incident as a criminal case, but anti-terror prosecutors have since taken over the investigation. The Eiffel Tower is one of myriad tourist attractions that have received heightened security in recent years. According to Reuters, the suspect did not resist when soldiers told him to put down his weapon.

Global News Atlantic high pressure to affect weekday weather
Author: 0 Atlantic high pressure to affect weekday weather

Chance of precipitation is 40%. But better rain chances will return late Sunday with a marginal risk for severe weather over North Texas. High: 90. Wind: E 5-10 miles per hour. Thursday will be mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. SATURDAY: Partly cloudy with a 20% chance for scattered showers and thunderstorms.Low: 74.

Global News Pence Slams 'Disgraceful' New York Times Over 'Fake News' Article
Author: 0 Pence Slams 'Disgraceful' New York Times Over 'Fake News' Article

Pence in a statement. "Whatever fake news may come our way, my entire team will continue to focus all our efforts to advance the president's agenda and see him re-elected in 2020", Pence also said. "Any suggestion otherwise is both laughable and absurd", he said. It also said the OH governor, John Kasich , a relative moderate who opposed Trump in the 2016 Republican presidential race, had visited the early voting state of New Hampshire.

Global News Mendis, Karunaratne lead Sri Lanka fightback after India enforced follow-on
Author: 0 Mendis, Karunaratne lead Sri Lanka fightback after India enforced follow-on

It was high quality batting and you expect that to happen at the Test level. Several Sri Lankan batsmen displayed poor selection on a pitch which was offering a fair bit of turn, specially to Ashwin. Ravindra Jadeja was one of three half-centurions in India's lower-order. The host started the post-lunch session on a promising note when Ashwin was bowled by Herath shortly after completing his half-century.

Global News Unknown gunmen invade church, kill over 20 persons in Anambra
Author: 0 Unknown gunmen invade church, kill over 20 persons in Anambra

Police sources told Saharareporters that their preliminary investigation shows that it is a drug related gang case in which the father of one of the gang leaders had been a target during today's attack. The Police Commissioner also stated that they have information, that the attack was a result of a quarrel between two natives of Ozubulu residing overseas.

Global News BJP disapproves KCR's claim on GST, calls it hypocrisy
Author: 0 BJP disapproves KCR's claim on GST, calls it hypocrisy

Chandrasekhar Rao chose to move the Supreme Court against the Centre for imposing GST on work contracts. Telangana Rashtra Samithi president and chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao , who has been facing the criticism of avoiding meeting people and confining himself to the four walls of his camp office or his Erravelli farm house, has made a decision to counter this criticism.

Global News Battle lines in tax reform fight: Democrats lay out demands
Author: 0 Battle lines in tax reform fight: Democrats lay out demands

The Democrats' goals will be hard to reconcile with Republicans' usual tax reforms that tend to disproportionately benefit the rich, though they claim to be open to bipartisan reform. "This is about creating a fair tax system that's good for the average, middle class person", said Mnuchin, who pledged that once the administration and Congress is done, almost every taxpayer would be able to fill out his or her taxes on a postcard.

Author: 0 S Korean FM open to meeting N Korean counterpart

From August 5 to 8, Mr Brownlee will attend ASEAN-New Zealand Ministerial consultations, the East Asia Summit Foreign Ministers' Meeting and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations Regional Forum. The sanctions resolution approved Saturday bans North Korean exports of coal, iron, iron ore, lead, lead ore and seafood. With the U.S., Japan and South Korea expected to push for stronger actions against the North, a verbal showdown looms.

Author: 0 Sebastian Gorka: Trump's tweets are the best leverage we have on China

The article came days after Trump wrote a series of tweets saying he was "very disappointed" in China for not doing enough to stop North Korea's missile program. Trump has always been a critic of Chinese trade practices but his interest in penalizing Beijing has risen due to his concern at what he perceives to be Chinese inaction on reining in increasingly belligerent North Korea.

Global News Internet speed in Pakistan back to normal as fault fixed
Author: 0 Internet speed in Pakistan back to normal as fault fixed

Internet services remain limited in different areas of the country following the breakdown in cable wire near Jeddah. Work is still under way to fix the CMV 4, Janjua said. In order to provide internet, PTCL has already undertaken necessary measures to arrange/alternate bandwidth through its other cable systems and global cable business partners.

Global News United States pushes Asian nations on North Korea
Author: 0 United States pushes Asian nations on North Korea

She says in the past, there's been a pattern in which China complies with sanctions after a North Korean provocation, but then slips back over time. "It will help the DPRK to make the right and smart decision", Wang told reporters, according to a translator, after discussing the sanctions with North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Hong-Yo ahead of a regional security forum in the Philippine capital Manila .

Global News Korea to halt tests as global pressure mounts
Author: 0 Korea to halt tests as global pressure mounts

For the USA, it was a long-awaited sign of progress for Trump's strategy of trying to enlist Beijing's help to squeeze Pyongyang diplomatically and economically. "We consider the attempts of the United States and some other countries to shift the responsibility in what is happening [on the Korean Peninsula] onto Russia and China, and to nearly blame Moscow and Beijing for "conniving in" North Korea's nuclear missile ambitions, as baseless ", the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement ...

Global News ASEAN slams North Korea over nuclear missiles test
Author: 0 ASEAN slams North Korea over nuclear missiles test

And he continued to push for Chinese help to keep pressure on North Korea due to their special economic relationship. We can not do one and neglect the other. The Trump administration has made North Korea a top priority, with Tillerson announcing an worldwide pressure campaign in April that USA officials and observers say is beginning to tighten the noose on Pyongyang.

Global News United Kingdom in £36bn 'Brexit bill' offer to win trade deal
Author: 0 United Kingdom in £36bn 'Brexit bill' offer to win trade deal

Extending the Article 50 deadline of March 2019 was suggested as the simplest solution on paper as it would give the United Kingdom government "more time to negotiate a new trading relationship with the European Union as part of its withdrawal agreement, and would be the easiest to square with the World Trade Organisation", but would be very politically challenging option for the European Union and in the Commons.

Global News My Response to President Trump's Attack on Transgender Service Members
Author: 0 My Response to President Trump's Attack on Transgender Service Members

The Daily Mail published photos of the Jenner tooling around Malibu in her vintage white and red Austin-Healey Bugeye Sprite convertible. Although she has been vocal in her support for Donald Trump throughout his campaign, her former stepdaughter, Kim Kardashian, has been a proponent of Planned Parenthood, an organization that Trump and his followers have been attempting to defund.

Global News Dilip Kumar's condition improves
Author: 0 Dilip Kumar's condition improves

Since then, it was reported that the creatinine level in his blood was rising which signified impaired kidney function. Dilip Kumar was admitted to the Lilavati Hospital on August 4 evening after he suffered dehydration and a urinary tract infection.

Global News Pressure mounts on Israel's prime minister as aide agrees to testify
Author: 0 Pressure mounts on Israel's prime minister as aide agrees to testify

As it has been for at least the past several months, the Petach Tikvah home on Motzoei Shabbos was the focal point of demonstrations both in favor and against Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu. One investigation, known as Case 1,000, involves Hollywood producer Arnon Milchan , who was allegedly asked to purchase luxury items for Netanyahu and his wife.

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