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World News Oman issues statement on Saudi-Canada stand-off
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Here's how we got there: While we've been digesting the news that Saudi Arabia has been using USA aid in Yemen and making alliances with Osama Bin Laden's weak-but-intact terror franchisees, the Saudis got into a fight with our neighbors to the north over women's rights - specifically, whether to have any.

World News Video shows Brooklyn nail salon workers attacking customer
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The manager of the Brooklyn nail salon where workers were caught in a racially charged brawl with black customers over a $5 dollar eyebrow wax said Monday that he only wanted payment for other services rendered - but the mom of the customer who was arrested said he made the matter worse, according to reports.

World News Yacht in 1MDB scandal returned to Malaysia: PM Mahathir
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A total of $4.5 billion was misappropriated from 1MDB by high-level officials of the fund and their associates, according to the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ). Low's whereabouts are unknown but he has previously denied wrongdoing. Chambers has invoked the Admiralty jurisdiction of the High Court of Malaya at Kuala Lumpur against the yacht, and on 6th August 2018, the Court issued a Warrant of Arrest against it.

World News Once-eased United States economic sanctions against Iran back in effect
Author: 0 Once-eased United States economic sanctions against Iran back in effect

They presage tougher sanctions against imports of Iranian oil that will go into force in early November, although the administration signaled it will consider partial exemptions to that ban. A "blocking statute" comes into force on Tuesday that will nullify potential court action taken by the U.S. over breach of the sanctions. European allies said they "deeply regret" the USA action.

World News 1 killed, 90 wounded by Israel in Gaza protests
Author: 0 1 killed, 90 wounded by Israel in Gaza protests

They also demand an end to Israel's 11-year blockade of the Gaza Strip, which has gutted the coastal enclave's economy and deprived its roughly two million inhabitants of basic commodities. On Friday, one Palestinian youth was killed and at least 220 others were injured during protests. In a statement, the Israeli military said the vessel was carrying 12 people and had been taken to the port of Ashdod.

World News Imran Khan's oath-taking ceremony may be postponed
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A party can only form the government if it manages to clinch 172 seats in total. However, if the National Assembly session was called on August 12, the election of the Prime Minister would be held on August 15, he added. However, its leader Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi would be nominated for Punjab Assembly speaker, the sources said. The PTI will support BAP in getting its chief minister elected in Balochistan.

World News Trump's Star Might Faces Hollywood City Council Vote
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The West Hollywood City Council will vote Monday night on a proposal to urge that the star be removed from the Hollywood Walk of Fame, the Los Angeles Times reported. Hollywood Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Leron Gubler explained to The Hollywood Reporter: "The Hollywood Walk of Fame is a registered historic landmark".

World News Baby's body found floating in East River near Brooklyn Bridge, police say
Author: 0 Baby's body found floating in East River near Brooklyn Bridge, police say

A family visiting from Oklahoma spotted the baby wearing only diapers in the shallow water near the Manhattan shoreline on Sunday at about 4pm. Tourists from Oklahoma, the Campbell family was taking in the view under the Manhattan side of the Brooklyn Bridge Sunday afternoon when mother Diana Campbell made a heartbreaking discovery.

World News California wildfires: Death toll to 7 as rapid spread continues
Author: 0 California wildfires: Death toll to 7 as rapid spread continues

The president was seemingly echoing some language from a longstanding argument between California's farmers and environmentalists over how the state's water resources should best be shared. "The Ranch Fire is still a very, very dynamic and active fire, but with the River Fire wrapping up, we've begun to move more aircraft over there and we are having some successes with that", said Blankenheim, explaining that one of Cal Fire's main priorities is to keep the bottom of the Ranch Fire ...

World News Tantalising taste of rain a mere tease for drought stricken farmers
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He conceded the extra payment would barely pay for a load of hay, but said National Farmers' Federation president Fiona Simson had labelled the package as generous. We admire their courage and we stand with them. "We hope the forecast to prove wrong but the prospects are not great at the moment", Turnbull said during a press conference on August 5.

World News Manafort trial: Star witness testifies against ex-Trump aide
Author: 0 Manafort trial: Star witness testifies against ex-Trump aide

At some point this week, Manafort's former right-hand man, Rick Gates , is expected to take the witness stand. Manafort is on trial here facing bank and tax fraud charges. Having initially been charged alongside Manafort, Gates has since cooperated with the special counsel as part of their investigation into Russian meddling during the 2016 campaign.

World News Trump Mueller investigation: President could take LEGAL ACTION against any court demands
Author: 0 Trump Mueller investigation: President could take LEGAL ACTION against any court demands

Mueller is in the midst of a 15-month investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 USA presidential election, Trump campaign ties to Russia and whether Trump, as president, obstructed justice by trying to thwart the investigation. Some have argued that the Trump Tower meeting involved the illegal exchange of a "thing of value" with foreign nationals for campaign finance purposes, although the extent to which information sharing can legally constitute a "thing of value" is unsettled.

World News 9-year-old boy’s lemonade stand robbed at gunpoint
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Authorities believe the teen left a bicycle and walked to the lemonade stand before the robbery. Within hours, he had raised over $250 for his landscaping business. "His eyebrows shot up into his forehead, and he was very excited". "We kinda explained it to him that bad things do happen to good people and you never know when it's going to happen to you".

World News Alleged Russian Agent’s Contacts Also Included Trump Aide
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Gordon served as the Trump campaign's director of national security for six months until departing in August 2016 for a role on Trump's transition team. Butina was charged last month with acting as an agent for the Kremlin, but was not formally charged with espionage, most likely because her role was not to steal state and military secrets but allegedly to insinuate her way into USA political circles to advance Russia's policy aims.

World News GANGLAND: 53 Shot, 10 DEAD Over the Weekend in 'GUN FREE' Chicago
Author: 0 GANGLAND: 53 Shot, 10 DEAD Over the Weekend in 'GUN FREE' Chicago

Since Friday at 5:00 p.m., 57 Chicagoans have been gunned down. "The Riverwalk changed the way people interact with the Chicago River, transforming the waterfront into the city's next recreational frontier", Mayor Emanuel said. Earlier this month, the Chicago Tribune reported that there had been 532 fewer shootings this year compared to 2017. And Giuliani credited McCarthy with being among the people behind a New York City program that reduced murders there.

World News Bray fire uncovers massive 'EIRE' sign from World War 2
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The sign, one of around 83 created during the Second World War, was exposed for the first time in decades after a fire at Bray Head in Co. You can also see the number 8 under the EIRE writing indication the location of the post. As we read in a yarn from RTE , the sign was made from stone, carved into the ground by local volunteers. Measuring a massive 12 by 6 meters (39 by 20 feet), more than 80 of these markers were literally carved into the landscape during World War II - and then ...

Author: 0 China Plans Tariffs on $60 Billion of Imports to Counter Trump

The escalating dispute, with no settlement in sight, has fueled fears it might chill global trade and economic growth. Speaking just hours after China unveiled the countermeasures on Friday, Larry Kudlow , Trump's chief economic adviser, said the United States president was willing to follow through with his threats, in a stark warning to Beijing.

World News 1st Barack Obama Day In Illinois
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The bill establishing Obama's birthday as a state holiday unanimously passed the IL state legislature previous year, and Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner signed the measure into law on August 6, 2017. He captioned the image, "Our lunches together were a highlight of every week at the White House". Others who took to social media with special messages for the former United States president included his former VP Joe Biden , celebrities Justin Timberlake, John Legend among others.

World News Portland rallies to get bomb-sniffing dogs, weapons checkpoints
Author: 0 Portland rallies to get bomb-sniffing dogs, weapons checkpoints

Counter-Protesters gather before a rally by the right-wing Patriot Prayer group in Portland, Oregon, U.S., August 4, 2018 . Throughout our country, and for a number of years now - and primarily because the establishment media fantasizes about, promotes , enflames and approves of the violence committed against the right (naturally, HuffPo opposes the unmasking law) - Antifa has been allowed to run rampant, committing countless acts of violence against everyday, peaceful supporters ...

World News Hector Remains Strong Category 3 Hurricane
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The National Weather Service says, "though it is still a bit too early to determine precise impacts on island weather for the middle of the week as much will depend on track and intensity of the system". The hurricane is now forecast to pass the south of Hawaii on Wednesday. As of 11 a.m. today, the storm was 1,185 miles east-southeast of Hilo, with maximum sustained winds about 130 mph with higher gusts.

World News Iran acquires commercial aircraft ahead of U.S. sanctions
Author: 0 Iran acquires commercial aircraft ahead of U.S. sanctions

Trump's election (as the U.S. president) and the relations he has established with Saudi Arabia, and Trump's analyses of Iran, they (Saudis) are somehow under the illusion that they may win more concessions from Iran through patience". The United States has told other countries they must halt imports of Iranian oil starting in early November or face USA financial measures. President Donald Trump's withdrawal from the landmark agreement, signed by the United States and five other world ...

World News 5 people die in plane crash in California mall parking lot
Author: 0 5 people die in plane crash in California mall parking lot

There was no fire and nobody on the ground was hurt, he said. "This was a Sunday afternoon, and we have people shopping, so the fact that we have no injuries on the ground is a miracle in itself". Five people have died after a light plane crashed into a carpark in Southern California . Ella Pham said it was a painful thing to see. FAA records show that the plane was registered to a company based in San Francisco and had flown from the nearby suburb of Concord, according to The Orange ...

World News Real estate takes center stage in Manafort trial
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Mr Manafort has pleaded not guilty to 18 counts of bank and tax fraud and failing to disclose foreign bank accounts, charges that largely pre-date the five months Mr Manafort worked for Mr Trump, some of them as campaign chairman. And if Manafort did indeed open those accounts, that inherently means he knew they existed - and that he failed to report them to his tax preparers.

World News 11 children rescued from filthy compound with little food or water
Author: 0 11 children rescued from filthy compound with little food or water

The mom of 3-year-old Abdul-Ghani Wahhaj reported the child missing to Clayton County police on December 7, 2017, telling authorities she last saw her son when he left with his father to go to the park on December 1, 2017. But then, someone inside the compound was able to get a note to the outside world. "We are starving and need food and water", the message said, Hogrefe was quoted as saying in the sheriff's department news release.

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