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Global Small Fire Strikes Another Tower in the Dubai Marina
Author: 0 Small Fire Strikes Another Tower in the Dubai Marina

The fire broke out at the Tiger Tower in the Dubai Marina district on Sunday, with eyewitnesses saying smoke could be seen coming from the top floors of the tower. "No injuries were reported", Dubai Media Office‏ tweeted. It was the second time in 2 ½ years that the more than 1,100-foot-tall tower has been ravaged by fire.

Global ASEAN Foreign Ministers tackle key regional, global concerns
Author: 0 ASEAN Foreign Ministers tackle key regional, global concerns

The draft copy of the COC was "not an instrument to settle territorial disputes or maritime delimitation issues" as it would be "rules-based", containing "a set of norms to guide the conduct of parties and promote maritime cooperation in the South China Sea".

Global Bangladeshi terrorist arrested by Uttar Pradesh ATS
Author: 0 Bangladeshi terrorist arrested by Uttar Pradesh ATS

Officials believe that Abdullah was involved in terror recruitment and providing fake identity cards and safe hideouts for Bangladeshi terror recruits in India. It has been accused of a series of attacks on secular writers, bloggers and publishers. During interrogation, Abdullah told the ATS sleuths that he used to prepare fake identity proofs with the help of one Faizan, a resident of Deoband, IG Asim Arun said.

Global Here is Christie's take on Trump's White House shakeup
Author: 0 Here is Christie's take on Trump's White House shakeup

Scaramucci is blocked from a White House position, however, by Trump's chief of staff Reince Priebus and chief strategist Steve Bannon , both of whom were reportedly not overly fond of the brash Wall Street financier. In November 2016 he was named as one of president-elect Trump's 16-person Presidential Transition Team Executive Committee, but whether he would have worked out in Trump's administration, we'll never know.

Author: 0 United Nations imposes 'toughest ever' sanctions on North Korea over missile tests

It called for Pyongyang suspending nuclear and missile tests, while Washington stops major joint military exercises in the region. It prohibits all new joint ventures with North Korea , bans new investment in the current joint companies and adds nine North Korean officials and four entities including North Korea's main foreign exchange bank to the United Nations sanctions blacklist.

Global Chinese tourists held for Hitler salute in Germany
Author: 0 Chinese tourists held for Hitler salute in Germany

Hitler used the blaze as an excuse to crack down on freedoms in the country. Switzerland's Supreme Court last week upheld the conviction of a man who had performed the "Heil Hitler!" salute outside a synagogue in Geneva. He got off with a fine. Symbols and images of the Nazis are banned in Germany and can only be used for educational or historical research. They blamed a Dutch Communist for setting the fire.

Global Deputy AG Says DOJ Crackdown Is Targeting Leakers, Not Journalists
Author: 0 Deputy AG Says DOJ Crackdown Is Targeting Leakers, Not Journalists

Reminded that President Trump - whose administration has been bedeviled by leaks - once reportedly asked ousted Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey to imprison reporters who release classified information, Rosenstein said , "We don't prosecute journalists for doing their jobs".

Global SE Asian ministers endorse sea code framework
Author: 0 SE Asian ministers endorse sea code framework

Ahead of the launch of the annual gathering of foreign ministers from the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), Vietnam made a bold play against China with a draft of suggested changes to a planned joint communiqué. China has in recent years expanded its presence in the sea by building artificial islands capable of supporting military bases. "If we get to pass it, it would benefit the whole of Asean", Cayetano told a group of editors and senior journalists from Asean ...

Global UNSC unanimously approves new sanctions on North Korea
Author: 0 UNSC unanimously approves new sanctions on North Korea

At a press conference earlier in the week, Liu had assigned Washington blame for the Korean missile crisis and opposed more sanctions against Pyongyang. He will also for the first time be in the same room as North Korea's Foreign Minister Ri Hong-Yo, who defied United States attempts to isolate Pyongyang to attend the ASEAN regional forum.

Global Syrian Army takes last ISIL-held Homs town
Author: 0 Syrian Army takes last ISIL-held Homs town

Almost half of Raqa, stronghold of the group islamic State in northern Syria is now controlled by the democratic Forces of syrian trained fighters arabs and kurds backed by the United States. The latest advances are part of Syrian government's military campaign, backed by Russian Federation, to recapture area separating the capital Damascus from Deir Ezzor and other towns along the Euphrates Valley.

Global Bear Mauls Thai Man Who Allegedly Teased It With Food
Author: 0 Bear Mauls Thai Man Who Allegedly Teased It With Food

Video shows the bear mauling Promratee and dragging him around while others shout and poke it with long poles. 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.

Global 'Terrorist' rebellion thwarted at Venezuela military base
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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. Venezuelans view the armed forces as the key power broker in their country, and opposition leaders have repeatedly exhorted the military to break with Maduro over what they call his erosion of democracy and brutality toward demonstrators.

Global Atlantic high pressure to affect weekday weather
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Lows will be in the mid 70s with south winds 5 to 10 miles per hour. Southeast wind around 7 miles per hour. High: 90. Wind: NE 10 miles per hour. Lows will be in the mid 70s. Wednesday: Mostly cloudy, with a low of around 60. Highs will be in the upper 80s with a 50 percent chance of rain. Highs will be in the upper 80s with a 40 percent chance of rain.

Global Pence denounces suggestion he is eyeing 2020 presidential bid
Author: 0 Pence denounces suggestion he is eyeing 2020 presidential bid

His political fundraising committee, Great America Committee, was created despite caution from some Republicans that the organization would create speculation about his political future. Martin and Burns describes an "independent power base" of party leaders that Pence appears to be building, including Senator Ben Sasse (R-Nebraska), Senator Tom Cotton (R-Arkansas), and Governor John Kasich (R-Ohio).

Global Terror probe after blade incident at Eiffel Tower
Author: 0 Terror probe after blade incident at Eiffel Tower

The incident took place at around 11.30pm local time. Although a French national, the man was born in Mauritania, an African Arab nation, in 1998. He was wearing a Paris Saint-Germain football shirt. The famous French landmark was lit up in blue and red while a screen flashed up images of the striker signed from Barcelona for a world-record £198million .

Global Sri Lanka vs India 2017: Ravindra Jadeja suspended for third Test
Author: 0 Sri Lanka vs India 2017: Ravindra Jadeja suspended for third Test

Pujara remained unbeaten at 128 while Rahane scored 103*. Reflecting on his return, Rahul said that although not being able to play cricket was tough, he was ecstatic to make a stronger and hungrier comeback. Now that Jadeja has been ruled out of the last Test, wrist-spinner Kuldeep Yadav is likely to get a spot in the playing XI. While Jadeja's suspension does look to be a little harsh on the left-arm spinner, it might just be a blessing in disguise.

Global Israel plans to shut down local Al-Jazeera offices
Author: 0 Israel plans to shut down local Al-Jazeera offices

Far-Left activist and former vice-chair of British Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn's Momentum movement Jackie Walker opened a one-woman show. Israeli officials have long accused Al-Jazeera of bias against the Jewish state. Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman has likened its coverage to "Nazi Germany-style" propaganda. "I contacted the Public Security Minister in order to close the network's offices in Israel", Kara continued.

Global Boat sinks - one man rescued as search continues for second crew member
Author: 0 Boat sinks - one man rescued as search continues for second crew member

Shoreham RNLI confirmed it was taking part in a rescue alongside a helicopter in search of the missing crew members. The RNLI said that its lifeboats and the coastguard helicopter had been joined in the search by vessels in the area. The UK Coastguard said two men remain unaccounted for. A spokesman for the organisation said it is believed others may be stranded in the water. Sussex Police said in a statement that the boat is thought to have left the Brighton marina after midnight "but ...

Global 12 killed in a church attack
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Mr Garba Umar , the State Commissioner of Police, said the remains of the dead had been deposited at Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital in Nnewi, while the injured have been taken to hospital. Garba Baba Umar, the Commissioner of police in the state, also confirmed the attack . Willie Obiano, Anambra state governor, says preliminary investigation shows that the shooting at St Philip's Catholic church in Ozubulu was caused by a feud between two brothers from the community who live ...

Global K Chandrasekhar Rao's accusations on GST not proper: Bandaru Dattatreya
Author: 0 K Chandrasekhar Rao's accusations on GST not proper: Bandaru Dattatreya

The issue was raised in the GST Council meetings earlier. Chief Minister Chandrasekhar Rao in a high level review meeting in Hyderabad last evening said, the state government has chose to adopt a legal path against the central government alleging that it is taking unilateral decisions with respect to the GST.

Global Sen. Jeff Flake calls for GOP to return to 'traditional conservatism'
Author: 0 Sen. Jeff Flake calls for GOP to return to 'traditional conservatism'

One big reason the Congress has not kept up with the regular schedule for budget and appropriations is the enormous investment of session time to health care - the issue that ate the calendar. "I think we can". Alexander said the legislation he envisions would be "small, bipartisan and balanced". A bipartisan Senate effort to continue federal payments to insurers and avert a costly rattling of insurance markets faces a dicey future.

Global Korea's FM makes debut on multilateral diplomatic stage at ASEAN meetings
Author: 0 Korea's FM makes debut on multilateral diplomatic stage at ASEAN meetings

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi, meeting with North Korea's top diplomat during the gathering in Manila, urged the North to "maintain calm" despite the United Nations vote. The US and its allies have been flexing their muscles in the region recently. Mr. Tillerson is present in the capital of the philippines ahead of a regional forum of the Association of nations of South-East asian nations (Asean), but the spotlight will be turned on its head-to-head with the competing great powers, ...

Author: 0 Tillerson to press China and ASEAN states on North Korea in Manila

Last Saturday, the president posted a tweetstorm that began with him saying he's " very disappointed in China " and concluded with him asserting that "China could easily solve" the North Korea problem. Chinese Vice Commerce Minister Qian Keming, weighed in too, telling a news conference there was no link between the North Korea issue and China-U.S.

Author: 0 ASEAN urges North Korea to comply with United Nations resolutions

The North's latest wave of threats comes as China urged Kim to stop carrying out missile tests, saying that the situation is now at a "critical point". The Chinese Minister called on North Korea not to violate UN Security Council resolutions any more, while urging the United States and South Korea not to escalate tension on the peninsula.

Global Southeast Asian states say Korea standoff threatens global peace
Author: 0 Southeast Asian states say Korea standoff threatens global peace

Earlier in the day, the Minister said both sanctions against North Korea's nuclear and missile programmes and resumption of the six-party talks were important and neither should be neglected. Infusing the diplomatic gathering with dramatic intrigue was the presence of Ri Yong Ho, North Korea's foreign minister, the odd man out at a meeting dominated by concerns about his nation's nuclear proliferation.

Global Korea to abide by United Nations sanctions, stop missile tests
Author: 0 Korea to abide by United Nations sanctions, stop missile tests

The vote marked a victory for U.S. moves to force the North to halt its development of a nuclear-armed missile that could threaten U.S. cities, and took some pressure off Tillerson before his Manila meetings. The DFA also understood that it is the American government's duty to talk about human rights, not only with the Philippines but with the rest of the world, it said.

Global Dilip Kumar is doing well & improving: Lilavati Hospital
Author: 0 Dilip Kumar is doing well & improving: Lilavati Hospital

He was rushed to the hospital a few days ago as soon as his condition became serious due to urinary tract infection and dehydration. Hospital officials had earlier said because of his age, Kumar would be under observation and remain in the ICU for the next two or three days, depending on how his body responds to treatment.

Global Netanyahu aide says Israeli leader calm in face of charges
Author: 0 Netanyahu aide says Israeli leader calm in face of charges

A media gag order was issued Thursday night on details of talks that are underway to enlist a state witness. Mandelblit's home has been the locus for protesters demanding that he act more aggressively in moving along the alleged corruption cases involving Netanyahu, and developing indictments.

Global Video Shows Men Laughing As They Shoot Hammerhead Shark
Author: 0 Video Shows Men Laughing As They Shoot Hammerhead Shark

He then points a pistol at it and shoots it twice in its gills, as the others on the boat laugh. "This was all done so they can videotape it and show it to their friends". The video came to light following another outrageous stunt in which men were filmed dragging a shark behind a speeding boat . Warning: This video contains images that may disturb some people .

Global Caitlyn Jenner Still Supports Trump After Transgender Military Ban
Author: 0 Caitlyn Jenner Still Supports Trump After Transgender Military Ban

Civil rights groups Lambda Legal and OutServe-SLDN announced on Saturday they would sue the Trump administration if the ban becomes official policy. So why would the president forbid them from serving? The Department of Defense has already chose to allow currently-serving transgender individuals to stay in the military, and many are serving honorably today.

Global United Kingdom prepared to pay £36bn for European Union divorce bill
Author: 0 United Kingdom prepared to pay £36bn for European Union divorce bill

The EU is insisting "sufficient progress" must be made on the financial settlement, the rights of EU citizens in the United Kingdom and British citizens in the EU, together on border issues with Ireland, before talks can progress. This money, paid in return for continued access to Europe's single market, would be a "partial down-payment" on the final bill. British government sources told the newspaper that they believed the EU's opening position on a settlement deal would be €60bn - ...

Author: 0 Pauly Shore Impersonates Stephen Miller in amusing or Die Viral Clip

During the press conference, he told reporters the poem written by Emma Lazarus about the "huddled masses", which is on a plaque on the Statue of Liberty and which has become a national symbol for the country's embrace of immigrants, is not part of the original statue.

Global Opposition happy over increase in votes compared to presidential poll
Author: 0 Opposition happy over increase in votes compared to presidential poll

Azad and Yechury claimed that the opposition has got 19 votes more than what it got in the recent Presidential election. Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad said the votes in favour of the Opposition candidate increased by 19 in the Vice-Presidential election compared to the President's election, which according to him was a positive thing.

Global Amir accuses wife of having relationship with Joshua
Author: 0 Amir accuses wife of having relationship with Joshua

Boxer Khan and Faryal's marriage has been plagued by a family feud which erupted after she posted what his family claimed was a "naked" selfie on Instagram. The amount of evidence I have on you. I've always defending a cheat, always stuck around for him, always had his back. But since I loved you at one point in my life.

Global Reading Public Library to host eclipse viewing party
Author: 0 Reading Public Library to host eclipse viewing party

These images will then be stitched together to create an expanded and continuous view of the total eclipse as it crosses the US. Director of the Nehru Planetarium in New Delhi N Rathnashree said the penumbral part of the lunar eclipse will be seen at 9.20 pm on Monday night till 2.20 am the following morning.

Global US, China agree on toughest sanctions on North Korea
Author: 0 US, China agree on toughest sanctions on North Korea

North Korea should forgo the path of provocation, forgo the path of further escalation". The United States said it would also seek to build unified pressure on the North at the Manila event - known as the ASEAN Regional Forum. It also prohibits countries from increasing the current numbers of North Korean laborers working overseas, bans new joint ventures with North Korea and any new investment in current joint ventures.

Global Hiroshima marks nuclear attack anniversary
Author: 0 Hiroshima marks nuclear attack anniversary

U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called for all states to work toward a world free of nuclear weapons "in their own ways" in a message read on his behalf by Izumi Nakamitsu, U.N. No sitting United States president had ever visited this city, destroyed by an atomic bomb on August 6, 1945, in one of the final moves of World War II.

Global RSS cadres attacking, killing our men in Kerala, says CPI-M
Author: 0 RSS cadres attacking, killing our men in Kerala, says CPI-M

Saying that the Union Home Minister adopts one position while another Minister and BJP leadership take a contrary stand, the CPI-M said: "This clearly shows that the BJP-RSS leaders are not keen to see peace is restored and there are no political clashes".

Global States get court OK to sue for subsidies
Author: 0 States get court OK to sue for subsidies

House Republicans asked the appellate court to put the case on hold after Trump's defeat of Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton previous year. Trump has the power to mess with that, but he could face lawsuits from unhappy legislators. Trump is effectively saying "because you didn't do what I wanted, I'm going to hold this hostage", Adler said.

Global Horrific Video Shows Two Men Falling in 2000 ft Gorge
Author: 0 Horrific Video Shows Two Men Falling in 2000 ft Gorge

The incident took place at Kawale Saad Point in Amboli Ghat, a popular picnic point. The deceased's colleagues, who were unaware of the incident, thought that they were missing and Dayanand Patil, the owner of the poultry farm in which they worked, filed a missing complaint with Amboli police on Monday.

Author: 0 Stephen Colbert penned new poem for Trump-age Statue of Liberty

A poem at the Statue of Liberty that is a national symbol for the country's embrace of immigrants became the topic of a rancorous exchange Wednesday at a White House news conference to announce President Donald Trump's push for immigration reform .

Author: 0 Democrats Demand Bipartisanship on Tax Reform

That effort could distract from work on the tax code or vice versa. More than eight in 10 USA voters called for a bipartisan fix to the Affordable Care Act , according to a poll taken mostly after Senate Republicans failed to pass legislation that the Congressional Budget Office said would increase the ranks of the uninsured by millions of Americans.

Author: 0 Mass. health insurers uneasy over Trump's threat to cut subsidies

But Republicans have argued that this arrangement is illegal and have sued. In addition to the insurers' September 27 deadline, the next CSR payment is due on Aug. House of Representatives and Senate as small businesses, which is a label legally only given to businesses with less than 50 employees. "When it comes to unilateral executive action, what a president giveth, a president can taketh away".

Global New North Korean Sanctions Unanimously Adopted by UN Security Council
Author: 0 New North Korean Sanctions Unanimously Adopted by UN Security Council

The resolution bans all exports of coal, iron and iron ore, lead and lead ore, as well as fish and seafood by the cash-starved state - stripping North Korea of a third of its export earnings estimated at $3 billion per year. official has said. A source speaking to the agency claimed Russian Federation and China might support the US -drafted resolution. In early July, U.S.

Global Setback to Sasikala as 3 MLAs decline party posts
Author: 0 Setback to Sasikala as 3 MLAs decline party posts

But now, that decision is under the examination of the Election Commission. He is also on a statewide tour which has evoked good response from the party members and the general public. I did not seek any post from TTV", said Sathya, while Palani said he was "quite happy being a MLA under CM". He said, "I do not possess such political experience whether to support any leader in AIADMK party".

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