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Global Man arrested after Dutch hostage situation ends
Author: 0 Man arrested after Dutch hostage situation ends

ANP Nieuws reported earlier the man had had a dispute with the woman, an employee at the station, outside the building, and then forced her to accompany him inside at knifepoint. After sealing off the area, police "decided to end the situation" two hours later, entering the building, arresting the man and rescuing the woman, said Deheer.

Global 'Want Sach Bharat,' Says Rahul Gandhi, BJP Hits Back
Author: 0 'Want Sach Bharat,' Says Rahul Gandhi, BJP Hits Back

He also stressed on the need for unity in the fight against the BJP and the RSS. The decision has been opposed by Sharad Yadav and the JD (U) now appears split between the two. "But what is he doing?" he asked, while noting that Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkars recorded Independence Day speech was blocked by public broadcasters Doordarshan and All India Radio.

Global So you want to watch the eclipse?
Author: 0 So you want to watch the eclipse?

Viewing a solar eclipse involves taking safety precautions. To view the eclipse safely, you'll need special glasses . Rangers will be there to talk about the eclipse , as well as answer questions. Telescopes with solar filters can also be used . It is not recommended to use them with other optical devices. If you're not in the path of totality , a livestream is the next-best thing.

Global Mossad chief to visit DC for talks on Iran and Syria
Author: 0 Mossad chief to visit DC for talks on Iran and Syria

Intelligence experts analyzed the images from Israel's EROS-B satellite and argued that the resemblance to a similar Iranian factory indicates Iran's involvement in this factory's construction. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has warned recently that Iran is augmenting its presence in Syria as the six-year civil war there has turned more favorably toward Tehran's ally, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, according to RFE/RL.

Global Trump remarks about Charlottesville violence
Author: 0 Trump remarks about Charlottesville violence

Lee . Senate Democratic Leader Charles Schumer said great and good American presidents seek to unite, not divide. "You're changing history. You're changing culture". But there is another side. On Tuesday, Trump went ever further in his "many sides" argument, condemning the "alt-left" groups that were "very, very violent".

Global US JCS Chief: Military Option against N. Korea Will Be
Author: 0 US JCS Chief: Military Option against N. Korea Will Be "Horrific"

But Chu Yin, an worldwide relations expert at the Center for China and Globalization in Beijing , says not even the toughest sanctions or the smartest diplomacy will work now, especially with North Korea on the brink of being able to threaten the continental USA with a nuclear-tipped missile.

Global Saudi Arabia reopens Qatar border after surprise meeting
Author: 0 Saudi Arabia reopens Qatar border after surprise meeting

Saudi Arabia and the UAE attempted to host the Taliban before the hard-line militant group set up an office in Qatar, a former fighter turned mediator has said. Qatari media did not immediately carry the Saudi report. This follows talks between Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud and Sheikh Abdullah bin Ali bin Abdullah bin Jassem Al Thani at the Peace Palace in Jeddah .

Global Donald Trump criticised by Scottish party leaders over Charlottesville remarks
Author: 0 Donald Trump criticised by Scottish party leaders over Charlottesville remarks

The Prime Minister had earlier contradicted the Republican's suggestion there were similarities between white supremacist groups and anti-racism campaigners but stopped short of directly criticising Mr Trump . But there were calls for her to go a step further and cancel Trump's (still unscheduled) visit to the United Kingdom. Shadow defence secretary Nia Griffith tweeted: "A state visit by #DonaldTrump would shame this country and betray all we stand for".

Global Key member of Trump's diversity council wants Bannon fired
Author: 0 Key member of Trump's diversity council wants Bannon fired

In an interview published Wednesday with The American Prospect , a publication whose goal is to "advance liberal and progressive goals", the White House chief strategist dismissed the far-right as irrelevant and downplayed his role in its development.

Global Hong Kong:
Author: 0 Hong Kong: "Vindictive" jail terms for pro-democracy leaders

The sentencing of Wong, 20, along with student leaders Nathan Law , 24, and Alex Chow, 26, also means they are banned from running for public office for the next five years. Protesters called for the implementation of full democracy in Hong Kong and for the territory's right to self-determination - demands that alarmed both local authorities and officials in Beijing.

Global CEOs quit Trump council; many remain silent
Author: 0 CEOs quit Trump council; many remain silent

Intel's chief executive officer Brian Krzanich announced Monday that he would resign from President Donald Trump's American Manufacturing Council - becoming the third CEO to do so in a day - as the president dealt with criticism over how he responded to a deadly white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia over the weekend.

Global Trump Slams Sen. Graham For 'Disgusting Lie' On Charlottesville Statement
Author: 0 Trump Slams Sen. Graham For 'Disgusting Lie' On Charlottesville Statement

By Tuesday he reverted to his initial assessment of the violence that killed 32-year-old Heather Heyer and wounded 19 others when a Nazi sympathizer drove a auto into a crowd of counter-protesters. More key Republicans took immediate offense at Trump's contention there was equivalency in who was to blame for the hours of street violence, as demonstrators squared off with makeshift clubs, engaged in fist fights and fired bursts of chemical irritants at each other.

Global North Korea nuclear war unlikely, but risk is rising
Author: 0 North Korea nuclear war unlikely, but risk is rising

He also said US military plans for North Korea were " locked and loaded ", urging the Kim regime to alter its behavior. The South Korean capital, Seoul, is just 125 miles south of the North Korean capital Pyongyang . Tensions between North Korea and the U.S. are increasing, with Guam at the centre of the war words between Kim Jong-un and Donald Trump . North Korea invited foreign journalists into the country for coverage of the fifth anniversary of Kim Jong Un's assumption of ...

Global Revival of global cricket in Pakistan
Author: 0 Revival of global cricket in Pakistan

Global cricket in the nation has become a distant dream for Pakistan in the wake of the 2009 terrorist attack on the touring Sri Lanka cricket team bus in Lahore . Recently, Sri Lanka's cricket board has approved a tour to Pakistan, eight years after a deadly militant attack against the team brought top global games there to a standstill.

Global Coach Mickey Arthur rubbishes Umar Akmal's allegations
Author: 0 Coach Mickey Arthur rubbishes Umar Akmal's allegations

No player stepped in to ask him not to use such language for a Pakistan global. "The middle-order batsman has seven days to file a reply", stated PCB. "Arthur took me back to Inzi bhai's room and started scolding me and using bad language in front of Inzi bhai, which I found demeaning and insulting", he added.

Global Sixth Australian politician declares dual nationality
Author: 0 Sixth Australian politician declares dual nationality

His father was born in NZ and came to Australia in 1947 as a British subject - a year before NZ citizenship was created as a legal concept. Nash told the Senate that after Joyce's statement on his dual New Zealand citizenship, she sought advice from the UK Home Office.

Global Two Killed In Shooting
Author: 0 Two Killed In Shooting

The victims were treated by paramedics at the scene but both are reported to have passed away from their injuries. A family auto with Laois registration plates is under investigation by Gardaí in Dublin following the brutal killing of a woman and man in the capital.

Global Muthambi, Zuma supporting MPs rebel against committee chair
Author: 0 Muthambi, Zuma supporting MPs rebel against committee chair

Committee chair Makhosi Khoza said she wants to issue a summons to force Muthambi to appear before the committee and on Wednesday, Parliament issued a statement saying it intends doing so. In a strong worded statement ANC chief whip Jackson Mthembu said the MPs displayed "gross ill-discipline" with their truancy after he'd informed them they had no authority to suspend meetings and study groups.

Global Trump Ends His Manufacturing Council After CEOs Resign in Droves
Author: 0 Trump Ends His Manufacturing Council After CEOs Resign in Droves

Trump tweeted in the early afternoon that he was ending both that body and the manufacturing council , "rather than putting pressure on the businesspeople". H. Jay Cullen and Berke M.M. Bates, who died in a helicopter crash while monitoring the rally. Trump received widespread criticism for failing to specifically rebuke white nationalists for violent protests in Charlottesville, Virginia .

Author: 0 China to cut off North Korean imports under UN sanctions

The United States and South Korea remain technically still at war with North Korea after the 1950-53 Korean conflict ended with a truce, not a peace treaty. Peace with North Korea is a "possibility", America's most senior uniformed officer said Thursday, but warned the USA has "credible, viable military options" for dealing with the errant regime.

Global Texas AG reacts to court's redistricting ruling
Author: 0 Texas AG reacts to court's redistricting ruling

A three-judge panel in San Antonio unanimously ruled that Congressional Districts 27 and 35 violate the U.S. Constitution and the federal Voting Rights Act . They specifically took issue with the state's argument that it could not be penalized for its past discrimination. "The discriminatory taint was not removed by the Legislature's enactment of the Court's interim plans, because the Legislature engaged in no deliberative process to remove any such taint, and in fact intended any such ...

Global Rajnath terms Modi s outreach to Kashmiris as
Author: 0 Rajnath terms Modi s outreach to Kashmiris as "heartwarming"

He was speaking at Jammu on the eve of India's 70th Independence Day. While the Left called it "nothing spectacular", Congress asked the Prime Minister to give an account of the failure of his government in fulfilling its promises to the people, especially the youth, farmers and weaker sections after three years of his governance.

Global Hunger Games, Twilight theme park underway
Author: 0 Hunger Games, Twilight theme park underway

Lionsgate Movie World is expected to open in 2019, with construction on track to commence next year. May the odds be ever in your favor as you clamor for a ticket to Lionsgate's new movie-centric theme park. It features two Hunger Games-themed rides, the Capitol Bullet Train (a roller coaster ride) and the Panem Aerial Tour, along with a " Step Up: All In " live stage event.

Global Moon says USA will not take military option against N
Author: 0 Moon says USA will not take military option against N

North Korea's military had said last week it would finalize and send to Kim for approval the plan to fire four ballistic missiles near Guam , which is about 3,200 kilometers (2,000 miles) from Pyongyang . A US official, who asked not to be named, said that while periodic activity has been seen at North Korea's Punggye-ri nuclear test site, he had not seen movement there for over a month and there were no current signs of an imminent test.

Global Sessions: Charlottesville Car Attack Could Be Civil Rights Violation, Hate Crime
Author: 0 Sessions: Charlottesville Car Attack Could Be Civil Rights Violation, Hate Crime

Fields was arrested Saturday after he allegedly drove a auto into a group of counter-protesters in one of Charlottesville's streets, killing Heather Heyer, 32 and hurting at least 19 other people. On Monday, "Today" anchor Samantha Guthrie asked Sessions, "What are the other sides?" "We've had violence around the country in any number of ways over decades".

Global Malala gets admission in Oxford University
Author: 0 Malala gets admission in Oxford University

The university confirmed her status of admission, "Congratulations!" Malala Yousafzai has said she is "so excited" after gaining a place at the University of Oxford. Ms Yousafzai's opportunity may have been unimaginable five years ago. But her campaign angered local militants and she was shot in the head during an assassination attempt while taking the bus to school.

Global Korea, US military chiefs discuss NK threats, alliance
Author: 0 Korea, US military chiefs discuss NK threats, alliance

Presidential Spokesman Park Soo-hyun said Moon made the call toward Pyongyang during a meeting with U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Joseph Dunford at the presidential office on Monday. Japanese and South Korean jets have escorted the bombers at times. The U.S. and its allies warned Kim against such a move, and Japan deployed four Patriot missile interceptors into the western part of the country.

Global Mattis: Any missile threatening Guam would be shot down
Author: 0 Mattis: Any missile threatening Guam would be shot down

Kim had threatened to strike the USA territory in an escalation of tensions with the United States . The passing of the deadline without a missile launch could ease tensions that have been ratcheted up as President Trump and North Korea have traded threats.

Global Morning rain foreshadows Kansas City area severe weather risk
Author: 0 Morning rain foreshadows Kansas City area severe weather risk

Highs will be in the mid/upper 80s for Saturday and Sunday. After a handsome summer afternoon Wednesday, our weather story takes a more active turn as we head into Thursday. But the better chance will arrive later tonight as a mid-level wave ejects across the central plains helping to push a cold front into the state with a line of thunderstorm activity likely tonight.

Global Tillerson: US 'interested' in negotiating with North Korea
Author: 0 Tillerson: US 'interested' in negotiating with North Korea

The south Korean president Moon Jae-In, has also appealed for calm on Monday, declaring that he should never more be any new war in the Korean peninsula. military base. North Korea's military had said it'd have a plan to strike the waters near the US territory by mid-August. Even though North Korea appears to be pulling back from its plan to launch missiles at Guam , that does not mean the danger of military conflict has passed, retired Admiral James Stavridis said Tuesday.

Global North Korea appears to ease rhetoric amid rising tensions
Author: 0 North Korea appears to ease rhetoric amid rising tensions

The report also stressed that the US believes Kim's regime could have as many as 60 nuclear weapons, but other experts believe the nuclear arsenal could be smaller. UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Wednesday it was time to "dial down rhetoric and dial up diplomacy" on North Korea and that he had told Russia, Japan, the United States, China and North and South Korea that he was available to help broker talks.

Global Bannon calls white supremacists 'a collection of clowns'
Author: 0 Bannon calls white supremacists 'a collection of clowns'

He actually gets very unfair press in that regard. "But we'll see what happens with Mr Bannon". "When the subpoenas start flying and all these people start getting called in to testify before the special counsel, that's when I think a lot of them are going to start leaving the White House", the Bannon ally said.

Global Portland radio host describes covering North Korea threats from Guam
Author: 0 Portland radio host describes covering North Korea threats from Guam

People in Seoul are used to living with the North Korean threat, but many are anxious they could pay the price if the verbal sparring match between U.S. In doing so, the North Korean leader also warned "that if the Yankees persist in their extremely unsafe reckless actions on the Korean peninsula and in its vicinity, testing the self-restraint of the DPRK, the latter will make an important decision as it already declared".

Global Understanding the history of Confederate monuments
Author: 0 Understanding the history of Confederate monuments

Cooper said in a written statement and video Tuesday that the Charlottesville violence influenced his decision to call for relocating Confederate monuments on state property to museums or historic sites and for repealing the law that requires permission from the N.C.

Global Trump Praises North Korea's Kim Jong Un for Standing Down on Guam
Author: 0 Trump Praises North Korea's Kim Jong Un for Standing Down on Guam

Kim's remarks suggest that North Korea may not launch the four missiles in the immediate future, but at the same time warn that preparations for launching them have been completed. Gov. Calvo said President Trump's remarks, as well as support from the USA military, give him a "great deal of comfort". "The U.S. will continue to request Chinese and Russian commitments not to provide the regime with economic lifelines and to persuade it to abandon its unsafe path", the two secretaries ...

Global Two killed on Gaza-Egypt border
Author: 0 Two killed on Gaza-Egypt border

Gazan security sources said they believed the attacker to be a radical Islamist. Nidal al-Jaafari, a senior Hamas member, was killed in the attack. The second man was moderately wounded, while the four other guards were also wounded, including one seriously, security sources said.

Global United States says still interested in dialogue with NKorea
Author: 0 United States says still interested in dialogue with NKorea

If countries - including China, which accounts for almost 90 percent of North Korean trade - "thoroughly implement the recent ban on these principal exports, addressing all the potential loopholes, the North may face up to $1.7 billion a year in losses - or more than 80 percent - not just a third - of its annual export revenue", Ri said.

Global Lebanon scraps reviled rape law after campaign
Author: 0 Lebanon scraps reviled rape law after campaign

The article 522 of the penal code concerned different crimes such as rape , including of minors, assaults, kidnappings and forced marriages. "Congratulations to women in Lebanon", the NGO wrote in a statement on its Facebook page. "At the same time in Lebanon, there are several long overdue women's rights developments that we still have to tackle". Other events saw activists hung wedding dresses on Beirut beaches.

Global Dunford says U.S. military options are for if sanctions fail - South Korea
Author: 0 Dunford says U.S. military options are for if sanctions fail - South Korea

Such sanctions, its government said, were an attempt "to strangle a nation", warning the USA that "physical action will be taken mercilessly with the mobilization of all its national strength". "Resolving the North Korean nuclear issues ought to start with a nuclear freeze". Dunford's visit follows an exchange of threats over the weekend between President Trump and North Korea's leader, Kim Jong Un .

Global Trump speaks with Guam governor amid North Korea threat
Author: 0 Trump speaks with Guam governor amid North Korea threat

Earlier this week, nuclear-armed North Korea threatened to strike the United States and its Pacific territory of Guam . Trump and Secretary of Defense James Mattis have both used strong language pertaining to North Korea's threats. -South Korean military exercise, called Ulchi-Freedom Guardian, is expected to proceed as scheduled starting on August 21, said Lieutenant Colonel Christopher Logan, a Pentagon spokesman.

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