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World News Planned Parenthood won't comply with Trump rule
Author: 0 Planned Parenthood won't comply with Trump rule

Moments later, Wen shared a statement to Twitter regarding her abrupt ouster. "We were engaged in good faith negotiations about my departure based on philosophical differences over the direction and future of Planned Parenthood", Wen said.

World News China to cut ties with U.S. firms that sell arms to Taiwan
Author: 0 China to cut ties with U.S. firms that sell arms to Taiwan

China earlier said that it will impose sanctions on USA companies involved in arms sales to Taiwan following the United States' announcement of a plan to sell weapons worth 2.22 billion US dollars to Taiwan. In a statement Sunday, China revealed that it had held military drills for both its navy and its air force in the Taiwan Strait, a region China views as merely part of its "southeast coast".

World News Party-goers evacuated after fire erupts on Croatia island
Author: 0 Party-goers evacuated after fire erupts on Croatia island

Fresh Island posted another update detailing that buses were not being let through because the fire caused road closures, but later wrote police were escorting buses to take people back to Novella. Police ordered revelers to leave the popular beach music festival as more than 60 fire fighters, along with 45 police officer and 22 vehicles were dispatched to try to bring the blaze under control, with strong Bora winds from the Adriatic Sea fanning the fire.

World News Nepal Floods, Landslides Take Death Toll to 65, Number May Rise
Author: 0 Nepal Floods, Landslides Take Death Toll to 65, Number May Rise

In neighbouring Nepal, 64 people were killed and 31 were missing, with around a third of all districts hit by heavy rains, authorities said. Nepal Police said they have rescued 1,445 stranded people from different parts of the country, including Kathmandu , Lalitpur, Dhading, Rautahat, Chitawan and Siraha.

World News Lives must be saved at sea-Von der Leyen - English
Author: 0 Lives must be saved at sea-Von der Leyen - English

Germany's Ursula von der Leyen , seeking to become the first female head of the European Commission , has said she wants USA tech giants to pay "fair taxes" in the EU instead of gaming the different systems across the bloc to cut their bills.

World News Trump Wants 'Radical Left Congresswomen' to Apologize
Author: 0 Trump Wants 'Radical Left Congresswomen' to Apologize

Maine's sole Republican Senator issued a statement Monday, saying, "I disagree strongly with numerous views and comments of some of the far-left members of the House Democratic Caucus, especially when it comes to their views on socialism, their anti-Semitic rhetoric, and their negative comments about law enforcement".

World News No charges for officer in Garner chokehold death
Author: 0 No charges for officer in Garner chokehold death

Officials said Tuesday that Attorney General William Barr sided with federal prosecutors in NY to not prosecute Pantaleo, against the recommendation of the department's Civil Rights Division that wanted to "move forward with prosecution". Garner's death, on 17 July 2014, became a focal point for the national conversation on race and policing in America. The split was so sharp that then-Attorney General Loretta Lynch replaced NY agents investigating Pantaleo and ordered the inquiry to move ...

World News Google should be probed over China treason claim
Author: 0 Google should be probed over China treason claim

He is, among other things, a high-profile supporter of President Trump. In 2016, Thiel established himself as a Silicon Valley pariah when he endorsed Trump for president. "It's a question that needs to be asked that Google should be willing to answer". "Google is not a patriotic company", he said. It is not clear from Trump's tweet how his administration will pursue Thiel's claims.

World News China's economy growth cools amid tariff war
Author: 0 China's economy growth cools amid tariff war

The world's second-largest economy grew 6.2% over a year ago in the three months ending in June, down from the previous quarter's 6.4%, government data showed. Key among those states are Iowa and OH, big soybean exporters . In a statement issued on Sunday, Tsai said Taiwan and the US can build a closer relationship given "the importance [the U.S.] attaches to the security of the Taiwan Strait", Reuters reported .

World News Italian police seize missile, weapons cache from far-right 'extremists'
Author: 0 Italian police seize missile, weapons cache from far-right 'extremists'

Italian police have launched several recent raids on Forza Nuova, including the arrest of its Turin chief Luigi Cortese on charges of "apologizing for fascism", as well as other neo-fascist groups including Rebel Firm and Legio Subalpina. "These weapons were not registered, but they were not connected to terrorism". His collection included street signs from the Nazi era, including one reading "Adolf-Hitler Platz".

World News Ryanair closing bases due to Boeing 737 MAX crisis
Author: 0 Ryanair closing bases due to Boeing 737 MAX crisis

The "base cuts and closures" will therefore see the firm transport 157million guests in the forecast growth for the year, compared to original expectations of 16 million. Ryanair has ordered the 737 Max 200, a variant of the plane that will need to be separately certified by regulators. "We believe it would be prudent to plan for that date to slip by some months, possibly as late as December".

World News North Korean Envoy, Said To Be Executed, Is Alive: South Korean Lawmaker
Author: 0 North Korean Envoy, Said To Be Executed, Is Alive: South Korean Lawmaker

Amid the diplomatic jockeying, North Korea said Tuesday that expected regular summertime U.S. Currently, at least 57 persons and 9 entities fall under new European Union sanctions imposed on North Korea. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un inspects the intercontinental ballistic missile Hwasong-14 in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency ( KCNA ) in Pyongyang, July 5, 2017.

World News Corrected: Quake causes panic in eastern Indonesia; one killed
Author: 0 Corrected: Quake causes panic in eastern Indonesia; one killed

Indonesia's meteorology agency (BMKG) recorded the quake at 7.2 magnitude and was not in danger of causing a tsunami . The quake has damaged a few buildings in the area. DPA reporter Hathai Pia also took to Twitter to say her hotel in Seminyak began shaking and guests were evacuated to the lobby. Indonesia is part of the so-called Ring of Fire , defining most the Pacific Ocean coastline in the Earth's northern hemisphere, where numerous most active tectonic plates are located.

World News Fuel leak halted blastoff for Indian rocket
Author: 0 Fuel leak halted blastoff for Indian rocket

This can be done in a week to 10 days and the launch window at the end of the month targeted, ' said the scientist. While it was claimed that the issue was "not a big problem" and ISRO "would have gone ahead with the launch for most missions ", the significance of the moon mission was cited as the reason behind ISRO's decision to abort the launch.

World News Britain sees 'small window' to save Iran nuclear deal
Author: 0 Britain sees 'small window' to save Iran nuclear deal

Iran's decision this month to surpass the uranium stockpile limit set by the JCPOA followed an escalation of tensions between Tehran and Washington, which included a drone shoot down and attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman. "Evil Britain commits piracy and steals our ship. and gives it a legal appearance". Fears of direct U.S. Iran on Monday urged the European parties to the 2015 nuclear deal "to take practical, effective and responsible decisions" to save the landmark agreement.

World News Judge will decide Thursday if Jeffrey Epstein gets bail
Author: 0 Judge will decide Thursday if Jeffrey Epstein gets bail

If granted bail, Epstein would be "a scary person to have walking the streets", Wild said. Epstein has pleaded not guilty to federal sex trafficking charges in NY. Courtney Wild, an alleged victim of Jeffrey Epstein , is speaking out at a news conference with her attorneys in New York City. They said the accusations against him are "outside the margins of federal criminal law" and don't constitute sex trafficking since there were no allegations he "trafficked anybody for commercial ...

World News Mumbai Building Collapse: At least 40 trapped in debris
Author: 0 Mumbai Building Collapse: At least 40 trapped in debris

He hoped for the speedy recovery of the injured. Around 40 to 50 occupants of the building are feared trapped under the debris, he said. Rescue operations are underway as families and people are feared trapped in rubble. "Collapse of a building in Mumbai's Dongri is anguishing". Three persons including two kids were rescued from the site and were hospitalised. -After the collapse, a part of the building was left standing.

World News Storm Area 51: US Air Force warns over Facebook event
Author: 0 Storm Area 51: US Air Force warns over Facebook event

The U.S. Air Force has also taken notice. The U.S. Air Force facility commonly known as Area 51 is shown in a satellite image, alongside an alien sculpture in Baker, California, also known as the "Gateway to Area 51 ". Around the perimeter of Area 51 , there are numerous "no trespassing" signs that clearly state: "Use of Deadly Force Authorized". "Take care to get near to Area 51 ", said Gabriel Zamora, a media personality and a flying vehicle GIF mash-up and a clip from "KUWTK", ...

World News Zuma upbeat on Twitter ahead of inquiry appearance
Author: 0 Zuma upbeat on Twitter ahead of inquiry appearance

Zuma who resigned from office in 2018 was accused of supporting state corruption. His appearance at the inquiry - set up to test allegations that Zuma allowed cronies to plunder state resources and influence government appointments - marked a dramatic fall from grace for a politician who long dominated the country's politics.

World News Violent Floods in Assam: School Building Collapses, Tiger Death Reported
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In north Bihar , 12 districts, including Araria, Sitamarhi and Kishanganj, were flooded along with some districts in eastern Uttar Pradesh, as rivers originating from Nepal have been overflowing due to heavy rainfall there. Meteorological Forecasting Division forecast rain at some places. "There are the challenges of resettlement of the displaced as many houses ... have been swept away".

World News Neo-Nazi James Fields Gets 2nd Life Sentence For Charlottesville Attack
Author: 0 Neo-Nazi James Fields Gets 2nd Life Sentence For Charlottesville Attack

The event also drew counterprotesters who demonstrated against the white nationalists. At his federal sentencing, Fields apologized for "the hurt and loss I have caused". A Charlottesville Sheriff's van carrying James Alex Fields Jr ., approaches the temporary General District Court courthouse in Charlottesville, Va., Monday, July 15, 2019.

World News Pakistan to pay foreign firm $6 billion over mine closure
Author: 0 Pakistan to pay foreign firm $6 billion over mine closure

Meanwhile, Tethyan board chair William Hayes has said in a statement the company was still "willing to strike a deal with Pakistan". The corporate hoped to enjoy a low-grade copper and gold mission known as Reko Diq, located in Balochistan, a province in southwestern Pakistan, conclude to the border of Iran and Afghanistan.

World News March against controversial bill held in Hong Kong's New Territories
Author: 0 March against controversial bill held in Hong Kong's New Territories

Examples include "bu che bu san" (不撤不散, no end to the protests , unless bill is withdrawn), "xiang gang ren" (香港人, Hongkongers), "yiqi cheng" (一齊撐, stand strong in solidarity). Mrs Lam said the police had acted professionally and practised restraint in dealing with the group of protesters who hung around New Town Plaza shopping mall in Sha Tin, hours after a rally had ended.

World News Erdogan Hails Delivery of S-400 System to Turkey
Author: 0 Erdogan Hails Delivery of S-400 System to Turkey

Turkey , however, emphasized the S-400 would not be integrated into North Atlantic Treaty Organisation systems and would not pose a threat to the alliance. Last month Turkey's head of Defence Industries Directorate Ismail Demir said the United States can not unilaterally remove Turkey from the F-35 fighter jet programme.

World News Final blast of torrential rains unleashed by weakened Barry
Author: 0 Final blast of torrential rains unleashed by weakened Barry

Additional rain chances will continue tonight and through Wednesday afternoon, as "Barry" makes its way to the northeast. This Sunday, July 14, 2019, image made from a cellphone video provided by the Mississippi Governor's Office shows the flooded welcome sign at the entrance to Eagle Lake community near Vicksburg, Miss.

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