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World News Netanyahu and Gantz face off in repeat Israeli elections
Author: 0 Netanyahu and Gantz face off in repeat Israeli elections

All parties have warned supporters that low voter enthusiasm and turnout was a risk - and perhaps it was having an effect. There were early signs that concerns over election fatigue may not materialize. "So, I guess I am a Bibi girl after all". The celebrated ex-general may be the only one who can compete with Netanyahu's own security credentials and gain the trust of a society that feels psychologically and geographically under siege.

World News PM embarks on two-day visit to Saudi Arabia
Author: 0 PM embarks on two-day visit to Saudi Arabia

This new development comes hours after India requested to Pakistan days ahead of "Howdy Modi" event in Houston in Texas of United States of America on September 22. Qureshi said Modi had requested to use Pakistani airspace on September 20 and 28 for a trip to and from Germany. "It will provide them with an excuse for torture and barbarism".

World News Trump says he’d give Iranian leaders visas to attend UN
Author: 0 Trump says he’d give Iranian leaders visas to attend UN

Picture: AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite. The President went along with Mr Bolton on withdrawing from the nuclear agreement with Iran, ending the waivers on oil purchases, and declaring the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) as a terrorist organisation, as well as imposing sanctions on "supreme leader" Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and foreign minister Javad Zarif.

World News Vehicle crashes into lobby of Trump Plaza in NY
Author: 0 Vehicle crashes into lobby of Trump Plaza in NY

The black 2018 Mercedes-Benz slammed through the glass doors of the 40-story building on Huguenot Street at approximately 8:50 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. Police are responding to the crash as an accident, according to ABC7. Aiello reported that, despite the shock of the crash, residents were still "coming and going, returning home from dinner, walking their dogs" as emergency crews worked to clean up the mess and remove the vehicle.

World News No meeting scheduled with Rouhani
Author: 0 No meeting scheduled with Rouhani

While Trump's response may seem unduly measured, the president had signaled something of a softer attitude towards Iran in the days before the weekend's attacks. Trump explained Monday that sanctions won't be taken off Iran as a requirement for talks, and that's what he meant when he declared "no preconditions".

World News Bombing kills 24 at Afghan president's rally
Author: 0 Bombing kills 24 at Afghan president's rally

Gunmen then poured into the building and fighting is ongoing, they said. According to Nasrat Rahimi, a spokesman for the interior ministry, 26 people were killed and 42 were wounded. He couldn't provide any other details and there was no immediate word on any casualties. More than 30 were injured at the rally in Parwan province .

World News Cabinet Approves Ordinance to Ban E-Cigarettes, E-Hookahs
Author: 0 Cabinet Approves Ordinance to Ban E-Cigarettes, E-Hookahs

What is an e-cigarette, why is it harmful and why has it been banned. E-cigarettes are being used as a "style statement", the minister said, and the government wants to stop the contagion before it spreads. But the clamour to ban e-cigarettes gained traction in India, with USFDA assuming oversight over e-cigarettes by classifying them as drug delivery devices and applying the same regulations as tobacco products.

World News Trump picks Robert O'Brien as new national security advisor
Author: 0 Trump picks Robert O'Brien as new national security advisor

He is the fourth National Security Advisor since Trump took office and is replacing John Bolton , who was sacked from his position this month. U.S. He also was an adviser on the Republican presidential campaigns in the past of Ted Cruz, Mitt Romney and Scott Walker. O'Brien is the State Department's top hostage Czar and negotiating official .

World News India says expects to gain control over Pakistan Kashmir one day
Author: 0 India says expects to gain control over Pakistan Kashmir one day

The situation in Kashmir might not be a "major topic" of discussion during the upcoming informal summit between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Xi Jinping in India next month, the Chinese foreign ministry said on Tuesday. Islamabad "should be ready to lose Pakistani-occupied Kashmir", Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani was quoted as saying by local media, using the Indian term for the disputed territory.

World News United States sues Snowden over new book
Author: 0 United States sues Snowden over new book

United States , a US Supreme Court precedent involving a former CIA agent who published a book about his intelligence activities and was denied proceeds, in that all the information in the book related to Snowden's work was previously disclosed, or so he assumes.

World News Iran rules out talks as Trump blames Tehran for Saudi oil attack
Author: 0 Iran rules out talks as Trump blames Tehran for Saudi oil attack

The premier, during the conversation with MBS, vowed to support Saudi Arabia against any terrorist attack and reiterated that Pakistan will stand by Saudi Arabia in case of any threat to the sanctity or security of the Arab nation. "I'm not looking to get into new conflict, but sometimes you have to", Trump said . "Certainly, it would look to most like it was Iran", he added.

World News Farooq Abdullah devoted to Indias unity, I condemn his arrest: Chidambaram
Author: 0 Farooq Abdullah devoted to Indias unity, I condemn his arrest: Chidambaram

Amnesty International has called the PSA a "lawless law", and rights groups say India has used the law to stifle dissent and circumvent the criminal justice system, undermining accountability, transparency and respect for human rights. "If he (Abdullah) does not want to come out of his house, he can not be brought out at gunpoint", Shah said, when other parliamentarians expressed concern over Abdullah's absence during the debate on Kashmir's status.

World News Bermuda to get hit by Hurricane Humberto
Author: 0 Bermuda to get hit by Hurricane Humberto

Tuesday advisory. Humberto is expected to continue moving east-northeast through Thursday, with a gradual increase in forward speed. Data from an Air Force Reserve reconnaissance aircraft indicate that maximum sustained winds are near 85 miles per hour with higher gusts.

World News Humberto moves away from Bahamas, affects relief efforts
Author: 0 Humberto moves away from Bahamas, affects relief efforts

Atlantic coast from central Florida northward to North Carolina. Bermuda's Emergency Measures Organisation (EMO) has said it has begun to monitor the track of Humberto. Humberto is forecast to turn more to the east today and tonight and pick up speed. Along with this, the advisories have issued a warning of high rip current risks through Monday evening at beaches from northeast Florida to North Carolina.

World News Japan reach initial trade deal, says Donald Trump
Author: 0 Japan reach initial trade deal, says Donald Trump

In a letter to the U.S. Congress released by the White House, Trump said that he intends to enter into the agreements on tariff barriers and digital trade "in the coming weeks" and was notifying lawmakers that the tariff deal would be made under a trade law provision allowing the U.S.

World News Tropics continue to bubble as Humberto pulls away from Florida
Author: 0 Tropics continue to bubble as Humberto pulls away from Florida

While this can slowly develop into a tropical depression through the course of the week, it is expected to pass to the north of the Lesser Antilles this weekend. • Having at least two weeks supply of medication for yourself, other family members or pets. It is not out of the question that Humberto becomes a major hurricane before wind shear increases later in the week.

World News Saudi races to restore oil supply, strike blamed on Iran
Author: 0 Saudi races to restore oil supply, strike blamed on Iran

There was no immediate impact on global oil prices from the attacks as markets were closed for the weekend, but analysts anticipate a spike in oil prices when markets reopen on Monday. Russian Federation and China both said it was wrong to jump to hasty conclusions about who was responsible for the attack. The loss of more than 5% of the world's oil supply - no matter for how many days - is not an internal Saudi matter, she said.

World News Zanu-PF pays tribute to world leaders for mourning Mugabe
Author: 0 Zanu-PF pays tribute to world leaders for mourning Mugabe

Before his death in Singapore , as exclusively reported by the Zimbabwe Independent lead story in the August 9 edition, Mugabe told his family that he does not want to be associated with Mnangagwa , some government officials and military chiefs, whom he viewed as "betrayers" and "tormentors".

World News Imran Khan warns of possibility of conventional war with India
Author: 0 Imran Khan warns of possibility of conventional war with India

After India scrapped its Constitution's Articles 370 and 35A, which gave special status to Jammu and Kashmir, and divided the state into two union territories, Islamabad has been crying foul over New Delhi's move and continuously trying to highlight the issue on a global level.

World News Forecasters warn Hurricane Humberto could cause rip currents off U.S. coast
Author: 0 Forecasters warn Hurricane Humberto could cause rip currents off U.S. coast

However, the National Hurricane Center predicted that the storm could create unsafe rip-currents from central-east Florida up the coast through North Carolina this week. coast for several days. However, the brunt of the storm steered clear of the already-battered islands. By early Monday, the storm had maximum sustained winds of 85 miles per hour (137 kph).

World News Tsai blames Beijing for Solomon Islands' decision
Author: 0 Tsai blames Beijing for Solomon Islands' decision

Yang, together with Penghu County chief Lai Feng-wei (賴峰偉), and Lienchiang County chief Liu Cheng-ying (劉增應), visited Beijing on August 12 to meet with Liu Jieyi (劉結一), director of China's Taiwan Affairs Office, to ask China to remove their islands from the ban on individual travel by Chinese nationals to Taiwan.

World News Tropical Storm Humberto tracker: Could new storm SMASH Florida as hurricane?
Author: 0 Tropical Storm Humberto tracker: Could new storm SMASH Florida as hurricane?

The U.S. National Hurricane Center said late Friday night that the storm was located about 130 miles (209 kilometers) east-southeast Great Abaco Island and moving northwest at 6 mph (10 kph). Fifty are confirmed dead and more than 1,300 are missing in the Bahamas as a result of Dorian. The official death count now stands at 50 but Bahamian Prime Minister Hubert Minnis on Wednesday warned he expected that number to significantly increase.

World News British PM likens himself to Incredible Hulk ahead of Brexit talks
Author: 0 British PM likens himself to Incredible Hulk ahead of Brexit talks

The premier is vowing to do everything he can to secure a divorce deal with the European Union and ratify it in Parliament before the deadline for leaving expires on October 31. Former universities minister Sam Gyimah, who has called for a re-run of the 2016 Brexit referendum, condemned Johnson for "veering towards populism".

World News UCT leaps up in world rankings
Author: 0 UCT leaps up in world rankings

The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2020 has the University of Toronto at spot 18 on the list, just making its way into the top 20. Globally, the USA once again has 60 universities in the top 200, 10 of which come from the state of California alone. However, it is disappointing to see the country fall out of the top 300 of the rankings this year, with only a small number of institutions registering progress.

World News Body of man found after missing for 22 years, through Google Maps
Author: 0 Body of man found after missing for 22 years, through Google Maps

The man had been missing for nearly 22 years , and the vehicle was near the water's edge - reportedly visible in Google Earth satellite imagery since 2007. There was a vehicle in that pond. The former resident, who was not identified by police, then contacted a current resident that lives adjacent from the submerged object.

World News Beto O’Rourke claims Trump inspired El Paso gunman
Author: 0 Beto O’Rourke claims Trump inspired El Paso gunman

According to The Dallas Morning News , Twitter took Cain's tweet down. But as a Senate candidate in April 2018, O'Rourke struck a different tone during an interview on "The Chad Hasty Show", whose host asked: "I own an AR-15". A gunman who told police he was targeting Mexicans opened fire at a Walmart on August 3 and killed 22 people, most of whom had Hispanic last names. At Thursday night's primary debate, he said "hell yes" he would take those guns.

World News Opponents promise Supreme Court decision won't be last word on asylum
Author: 0 Opponents promise Supreme Court decision won't be last word on asylum

Citizenship and Immigration Services, said in a statement late Wednesday, Sept. 11. The court said the rule, which requires most immigrants who want asylum to first seek safe haven in a third country through which they travelled on their way to the United States , could go into effect as litigation challenging its legality continues.

World News China Removes Several US Products From Tariffs List
Author: 0 China Removes Several US Products From Tariffs List

On Wednesday, U.S. President Donald Trump said he was postponing the imposition of 5% extra tariffs on Chinese goods by two weeks , meaning Chinese officials can celebrate their october 1 national day without a fresh escalation. The Customs Tariff Commission of the State Council said in Beijing that it would waive for one year tariffs on 16 types of US products, including shrimp; fish meal; whey, an ingredient in livestock feed; and cancer-treatment drugs.

World News Body found in Florida pond is man missing since 1997
Author: 0 Body found in Florida pond is man missing since 1997

Police launched a missing person investigation, but the case had grown cold until last month. The remains of William Moldt, who was reported missing on November 8, 1997, were discovered after the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office (PBSO) pulled a submerged vehicle from a pond in the Wellington, Fla ., area in August.

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