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World News Ocasio-Cortez: Trump enjoyed crowd saying Send her back
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All four are American citizens. On Thursday, Omar called Trump "fascist" and said she was "not deterred" and "not frightened". "It's very hard for us to answer our youth, our children what's going on", he said. I would say that I was not happy with it. "This is not just about threats to individual members of Congress, but it is about creating a volatile environment in this country through violent rhetoric that puts anyone, like Ilhan, anyone who believes in the rights of all people in ...

World News Bangladesh floods worsen after breach, death toll nears 100 in India
Author: 0 Bangladesh floods worsen after breach, death toll nears 100 in India

Of the 11 recent deaths, five were reported from Dhubri district and three from Barpeta and Morigaon district, according to ASDMA report. He further said that till now NDRF personnel have evacuated more than 4,500 people from far-flung villages of flood-affected Araria, Katihar, Sitamarhi, Madhubani , Darbhanga, Supaul, Muzaffarpur and Motihari districts.

World News Petronas Towers architect Cesar Pelli dies
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Built in 1998 and standing at 1,483 feet (452 meters), the glass, steel and reinforced-concrete structures replaced Chicago's Sears Tower as the world's tallest buildings. Throughout his career he received many awards including the Gold Medal from the American Institute of Architecture. His contributions as dean were crucial in building the identity of the school as a center for design and discourse.

World News Heat indices could hit 109 Saturday; relief hits Monday
Author: 0 Heat indices could hit 109 Saturday; relief hits Monday

Remnant clouds from early morning storms to our north delayed heating for a time Friday morning, but afternoon temps still reached 95 degrees at Midway airport, and at Valparaiso. Heat indexes of over 100 degrees were already recorded from Miami to Minneapolis on Friday. At Massachusetts General Hospital, one patient sought care due to the heat as of 5 p.m, said spokeswoman Katie Marquedant.

World News Gas explosion in New Zealand's Christchurch injures several people
Author: 0 Gas explosion in New Zealand's Christchurch injures several people

Police will continue to work with Fire and Emergency New Zealand and WorkSafe investigators to determine the cause. Mining blast expert Professor David Cliff, of Queensland University, who gave evidence at the Royal Commission into the Pike River mine disaster, said he could only speculate how the five people inside the destroyed house survived.

World News Former South African president abandons graft testimony
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Mkhwebane said Ramaphosa had violated an executive ethics code and referred the matter to the speaker of parliament. The ANC also welcomed Ramaphosa's decision to study the public protector's report before deciding on his course of action going forward, which may include and but not limited to judicial review.

World News Trudeau, Tusk open talks at EU summit on Canada-EU trade agreement
Author: 0 Trudeau, Tusk open talks at EU summit on Canada-EU trade agreement

Ilhan Omar. At one point during the rally, some in the crowd broke out into chants of "send her back", in reference to Omar. The survey aimed to measure how many smaller firms in the country were aware of Canada's latest trade deals, how well they were used, and the challenges that were keeping domestic businesses from entering overseas markets.

World News 17 people injured after two vehicles crash outside charity auto meet
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The leader of Stevenage Borough Council says it has applied for an interim injunction banning "car cruise" events until a "proper licensing regime" for them is devised. The force is asking for any witnesses with footage of the incident to retain it as it may help their inquiries. "But unfortunately, in this age of social media and Snapchat, people want to get footage and post things to their friends, which seems to drive some people to the main road".

World News PM Imran Khan departs for official visit to US
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His arrest has drawn a furious response from opposition parties that accuse the government of trying to silence its opponents. Abbasi is accused of awarding Liquified Natural Gas (LNG) import contract to some private companies which led to the loss of $2 billion Dollars to the national exchequer, a report of National Accountability Bureau said.

World News House votes to block sale of weapons to Saudi Arabia
Author: 0 House votes to block sale of weapons to Saudi Arabia

The shootdown is the latest in a series of flare-ups between the US, Iran , and America's regional allies, including the downing of a Navy RQ-4 variant on June 20 (local time). Tehran, which has protested against the pressure campaign, has said it would increase its uranium enrichment beyond levels allowed under the nuclear accord.

World News Kosovo PM resigns over warfare crimes summons
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The 48-year-old was one of the key figures in the former Kosovo Liberation Army during the 1998-1999 war with Serb forces. Haradinaj is now to appear before the Kosovo Specialist Chamber, an EU-backed body set up in 2015 and also based in The Hague.

World News Saudi king approves hosting US troops to enhance regional security
Author: 0 Saudi king approves hosting US troops to enhance regional security

Saudi Arabia on Saturday agreed to host the United States troops in the country to increase joint cooperation in defence of regional security and stability in the region. Until the U.S. military withdrew from the kingdom in 2003, U.S. aircraft were stationed at the Prince Sultan air base, around 80km south of the capital, Riyadh.

World News RCMP call killings of two tourists in B.C. ‘unusual’
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Deese's sister Kennedy Deese also posted a tribute on Facebook , saying the couple were "bright and attractive souls". In addition to working with the Police Liaison Officer for Australia to notify Lucas' family, investigators have been working with our partners at the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) in the United States, who assisted us in notifying Chynna's family.

World News US House votes to block arms sale to Arab countries
Author: 0 US House votes to block arms sale to Arab countries

Trump is seeking 22 separate sales of aircraft support maintenance, precision-guided munitions and other weapons and equipment to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Jordan at a moment of heightened tensions in the Middle East . He said the US needs to push back on Iran by supporting its allies in the region and helping them defend themselves against Iranian aggression. The bills were previously passed by the Republican-led Senate .

World News U.S. sanctions network selling materials for Iran nuclear program
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The news comes amid a tense situation in the Persian Gulf over Washington's 2018 unilateral withdrawal from 2015 Iran nuclear deal, also known as the JCPOA. Washington is pressuring Tehran to begin negotiations on a new agreement to replace the 2015 deal. "The lack of open lines of communication between the Trump administration and the Iranian regime has led to a vacuum that makes it incredibly hard to judge the messages the other side is sending and to understand the adversary's ...

World News Gibraltar extends detention of Iranian tanker for a month
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Gibratar's Chief Minister Fabian Picardo has discussed the situation around the tanker "Grace 1" with Iranian officials in London, his spokesman said, describing the meeting as "constructive and positive ." . The British firm operating the ship said the vessel and its crew have been released. The US military, which maintains a naval base in the Gulf and regularly patrols the area, said it will work "aggressively" with allies to ensure safe civilian shipping in the region.

World News Philadelphia Man Scales Down 19-Story Apartment Building to Escape Fire
Author: 0 Philadelphia Man Scales Down 19-Story Apartment Building to Escape Fire

In a video captured by WPVI Action News' Chopper 6, the man can be seen climbing down the outside of the West Philly apartment building by using the balconies and railings on each story as hand and footholds. After just over an hour authorities say the blaze was completely under control. At least four residents and three police officers were treated for smoke inhalation.

World News Omar, Tlaib sponsor resolution against Israel
Author: 0 Omar, Tlaib sponsor resolution against Israel

But, on Friday, Israeli Ambassador to the U.S. Ron Dermer announced that the two lawmakers will be permitted within the country. Omar's resolution seeks to push back against USA laws banning the boycott of Israel and affirms the right of Americans to organize boycotts of foreign countries if they wish.

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