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World News Fear for democracy after top Philippine judge and government critic removed
Author: 0 Fear for democracy after top Philippine judge and government critic removed

The landmark Supreme Court decision that ousted Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno is penned by Associate Justice Noel Tijam and has concurrences from 7 other justices for a tight 8-6 vote. In the almost two years he has been in power, an opposition senator has been locked up on drug charges she says were fabricated and other critics have been insulted or threatened.

World News Monitor: 42 killed in Israeli strikes in Syria this week
Author: 0 Monitor: 42 killed in Israeli strikes in Syria this week

Israel's defense minister called on Syria's President Bashar Assad on Friday to clear his country of Iranian forces based there - warning that their presence will only bring more trouble to the already war-ravaged country. Israel said its strikes targeted compounds, logistics centers, and weapons storage sites belonging to the Quds Force of Iran's Revolutionary Guard.

World News Iran foreign minister to visit Beijing, Moscow for talks on nuclear deal
Author: 0 Iran foreign minister to visit Beijing, Moscow for talks on nuclear deal

Germany and France have significant trade links with Iran and remain committed to the nuclear agreement, as does Britain, and the three countries' foreign ministers plan to meet on Tuesday to discuss it. Trump also said he would reinstate USA nuclear sanctions on Iran and impose "the highest level" of economic bans on the Islamic Republic . "China is highly concerned with the direction of the Iranian nuclear issue and is willing to maintain communication with all relevant parties, including ...

World News London 2012 Olympics chief Tessa Jowell dies aged 70
Author: 0 London 2012 Olympics chief Tessa Jowell dies aged 70

The ex-Labour culture secretary, who had been diagnosed with a brain tumour in May past year, suffered a haemorrhage on Friday. Tessa Jowell , the minister who played a key role in securing and delivering the, has died after battling brain cancer, her family said Sunday.

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Author: 0 "Proves India's Stand": Nirmala Sitharaman On Nawaz Sharif's 26/11 Remark

Should we allow them to cross the border and kill 150 people in Mumbai? Afghanistan's narrative is being accepted, but ours is not. Yousaf Raza Gillani was Pakistan PM in 2008, when the Mumbai attacks took place. "Kasab was hanged in such haste, so that the Mumbai attacks could be used as a tool for Pakistan bashing across the world on political basis", he said .

World News Four held for assaulting Kashmiri woman
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She also alleged that people didn't come to help them, but rather kept making videos. According to a report by The Indian Express , the letter was signed by FOA president SN Pandey states: "We have serious apprehensions that these persons are involved in certain illegal activities viz harbouring of terrorists".

World News Mass Australian shooting leaves four children dead
Author: 0 Mass Australian shooting leaves four children dead

Katrina Miles' body was found alongside those of her three sons and one daughter, who she homeschooled, early on Friday morning, news.com.au reported . "Many people who know the family are deeply feeling the loss and the community understandably do want answers". "We know that the members of this family are deeply connected to the community of Margaret River", he said.

World News Explosion, Gunfire Reported In Nangarhar's Jalalabad City
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At least four have died in in an attack in Jalalabad . However, an eyewitness said four explosions have been heard in the area. The body of a policeman and eight civilians, along with 36 wounded people had been brought to hospitals in Jalalabad , said Dr Najibullah Kamawal, director of the city health department.

World News 70% turnout in State with lowest in Bengaluru at 50%
Author: 0 70% turnout in State with lowest in Bengaluru at 50%

In the tightly-fought election, the poll of exit polls predicted that the Bharatiya Janata Party ( BJP ) may get 99 seats, the Congress 88 and the Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) 33. They predicted 79-82 and 80-93 seats for the BJP , respectively. Nearly similar results reflected in the C-Voter exit polls with BJP securing 107 seats, Congress 93 seats and JD (S ) 25 seats.

World News Israel Launches Major Airstrikes Against Iranian Forces In Syria
Author: 0 Israel Launches Major Airstrikes Against Iranian Forces In Syria

Israel's political and security establishment has been unified and vocal in vowing to thwart Iran's efforts to entrench itself militarily across Israel's northern frontier and to build what Israeli and United States officials refer to as a land corridor from Iran, through Iraq and Syria, to Lebanon.

World News IDF publishes images of destroyed Iranian military sites in Syria
Author: 0 IDF publishes images of destroyed Iranian military sites in Syria

Israel has long warned it will not accept Iran entrenching itself militarily in Syria . It moved above $71 a barrel on speculation that "the conflict between Iran and Israel could eventually threaten supply across the Middle East ", Takayuki Nogami, chief economist at state-backed Japan Oil, Gas & Metals National Corp., said by phone from Tokyo.

World News Germany Seeks Russian Support for Preserving Iran Nuclear Deal
Author: 0 Germany Seeks Russian Support for Preserving Iran Nuclear Deal

Zarif's delicate diplomatic mission was complicated by reports of clashes between Iranian and Israeli forces in Syria on Thursday. Israel has called on the UN Security Council and secretary-general to condemn Iran's attack on its positions in the Golan Heights, occupied and annexed by Israel.

World News China first self made aircraft carrier warship started sea trials today
Author: 0 China first self made aircraft carrier warship started sea trials today

The provider, understood just as "Type 001A", set out for the trials from a port in northeastern China at around 6.45 am (2245 GMT Saturday), inning accordance with state broadcaster CCTV. The new carrier, which has a cruising speed of 31 knots, is based on the same Soviet Kuznetsov-class design used for the Liaoning, with a ski-jump type ramp for taking off, unlike U.S.

World News Tornado Watch issued for half of NJ on Saturday night
Author: 0 Tornado Watch issued for half of NJ on Saturday night

And on Monday , morning showers will give way to increasing sunshine. Hail of over one inch in diameter will be the primary threat with any severe storms, with high winds of up to 60 miles per hour being a secondary threat. For Mother's Day on Sunday , expect mostly cloudy skies with the chance for some showers or sprinkles. With the clouds and occasional rain will also come an easterly onshore fetch of wind.

World News Nine Inch Nails announces two Red Rocks shows
Author: 0 Nine Inch Nails announces two Red Rocks shows

They will perform at the Saenger Theater for two nights - on November 23 and November 24. In addition, the band have announced the Cold And Black And Infinite US tour which will get under way with a pair of shows at the Comerica Theatre in Phoenix on September 12 and 14.

Author: 0 Saudi Arabia will seek nuclear weapon if Iran does: minister

Trump's decision to end US compliance with the deal , officially known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), was made over the objections of global leaders including French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who personally lobbied the president to honor the agreement-as well as 63 percent of Americans, according to a CNN poll.

World News Iran plans to OVERWHELM and DESTROY Israel, former general warns
Author: 0 Iran plans to OVERWHELM and DESTROY Israel, former general warns

Israel's main concern is southern Syria, near the Israeli-controlled Golan Heights, where Tehran has been boosting its presence for years and where it could launch rocket attacks into Israeli territory. In February, Israel shot down an Iranian drone that entered its airspace, triggering a clash in which an Israeli warplane crashed after being struck by Syrian anti-aircraft fire.

World News Iran condemns Israel attacks on Syria
Author: 0 Iran condemns Israel attacks on Syria

Iran has neither directly confirmed or denied the allegation. Israel has called on the UN Security Council and secretary-general to condemn Iran's attack, but the Security Council remains deeply divided over Syria and is highly unlikely to issue a statement.

World News Rare EU backing of Israeli strike against Iran in Syria
Author: 0 Rare EU backing of Israeli strike against Iran in Syria

The pro-Syrian government Al-Mayadeen TV said more than 50 missiles had been fired at Israeli forces. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Iran had crossed a "red line" by firing rockets at Israeli forces from Syria, leading to major Israeli air strikes on Thursday in the neighboring country.

Author: 0 Iran has backed Syria's "right to defend itself".

White House officials called-out Iran's recent "reckless actions" throughout the Middle East on Friday; blasting Tehran for launching an unprovoked rocket attack against Israel and burning the American flag in their national Parliament. According to the Israeli military intelligence, now in Syria are from 1000 to 2000 the Iranian military experts and fighters of divisions "al-Quds".

World News Two killed in bomb attacks on Indonesian churches
Author: 0 Two killed in bomb attacks on Indonesian churches

One bomb detonated at the city's Santa Maria Church, another exploded at the Diponegoro Christian Church and a third at Surabaya Centre Pentacostal Church, The Straits Times reported . The latest attacks in predominantly Muslim Indonesia came days after police ended a riot and hostage-taking at a detention center near Jakarta that left six officers and three inmates dead.

World News Oil at $100 is a possibility next year, Bank of America says
Author: 0 Oil at $100 is a possibility next year, Bank of America says

Trump announced Wednesday that the US would no longer be part of that deal. The deal had lifted crippling economic sanctions on Iran in exchange for Iran's denuclearisation, following arduous negotiations between Iran, the European Union and the five permanent members of the United Nations Security Council, which includes the US.

World News Ta'ang National Liberation Army clashes with Myanmar's military near China border
Author: 0 Ta'ang National Liberation Army clashes with Myanmar's military near China border

The conflict, including in the northern-most state of Kachin, has escalated over the past month as the global focus remains on the Rohingya crisis in the west of the country. One police officer and three militiamen were also killed in the clash, Zaw Htay said. He called the operation terrorism. A statement posted on the page of Myanmar´s commander-in-chief said military columns were in pursuit of the "terrorist insurgents".

World News At Indiana rally, Trump stays on message with an eye on midterms
Author: 0 At Indiana rally, Trump stays on message with an eye on midterms

Later, Trump seemed to take a swipe at the Obama administration for paying for hostages. "America is being respected again", Trump proclaimed to cheers inside a packed middle school gymnasium. Trump's bold strokes on the foreign stage come while he is dogged by the special counsel's ongoing investigation into Russian election meddling and developments about his personal attorney's payments to a porn actress, allowing him to frame the campaign debate, specifically Donnelly's "no" vote on last ...

World News Indian soldier killed in Pulwama
Author: 0 Indian soldier killed in Pulwama

It said a group of four to six militants are hiding inside a house in the village which has been marked off. He was from Punjab's Gurdaspur. His elderly mother, who heard about her only son's death from television, were inconsolable. On May 2, Kumar had rejoined duty after spending week with his parents in his native village. A policeman was killed on Friday in a militant attack in Jammu and Kashmir's Badgam district, police sources said.

World News Indiana rally returns Trump to campaign roots, projects party unity
Author: 0 Indiana rally returns Trump to campaign roots, projects party unity

Trump said , prompting a "drain the swamp" chant from his supporters. Joe Donnelly , who faces Republican businessman Mike Braun in what is expected to be one of the nation's most competitive Senate races. Pence says the president is making progress on North Korea and bringing home three Americans who were held there. Donnelly says it's his job as a senator to "do everything I can to make the decision work", and says he'll continue working in the Armed Services Committee to keep Iran ...

World News Trump in IN kicks off campaign season
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President Donald Trump is returning to the campaign trail with big-stage events targeting vulnerable Senate Democrats and mobilizing his most fervent supporters on behalf of Republicans, after primaries this week that saw GOP congressmen lose in key races.

World News Weiland and three other officers added to Wisconsin Law Enforcement Memorial
Author: 0 Weiland and three other officers added to Wisconsin Law Enforcement Memorial

Two have Siouxland ties. These 360 officers include 129 officers who were killed during 2017, plus 231 officers who died in previous years but whose stories of sacrifice had been lost to history until now. Governor Kim Reynolds honored officers during the Iowa Peace Officer Memorial Ceremony in Des Moines. "Not only those recently, but those in the past that have never been recognized and their names now put on the memorial wall".