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Though the president did not immediately clarify how his executive order would streamline the federal permitting process on infrastructure, it was previously reported that Trump was expected to eviscerates a key portion of former President Barack Obama's Federal Flood Risk Management Standard , which was implemented by executive order in 2015.
  • Trudeau confirms release of ailing Canadian pastor imprisoned in North Korea

    Trudeau confirms release of ailing Canadian pastor imprisoned in North Korea

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    Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's office confirmed the visit and North Korean media said Trudeau's national security adviser, Daniel Jean , had arrived in Pyongyang on Tuesday. Jean's mission to Pyongyang was an exceptional step given the state of diplomatic relations between Canada and North Korea, and the escalating tensions between the North and the United States.
  • Trump Slams McConnell Again on Obamacare Repeal Failure

    Trump Slams McConnell Again on Obamacare Repeal Failure

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    Alienating the Senate majority leader could make it far more hard for Trump to achieve his legislative goals, which include tax cuts and a boost in infrastructure spending as well as health care reform. Trump first tweeted his displeasure with the Senate Majority Leader. Then, he implied that McConnell should step aside from his position as Senate Majority Leader.
  • Florida Mom Drove With Daughter's Dead Body For 2 Days

    Florida Mom Drove With Daughter's Dead Body For 2 Days

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    The body was identified as her daughter Kaye-lea Plummer. Now Newsome has been charged with concealment of a deceased human body, arraigned Monday afternoon in a West Virginia court, according to police. Newsome's bail was set at $50,000. Plummer described his wife as a "great mother" and "the only person I trusted with my child", and said he couldn't understand why she would have hurt their daughter.
  • Engineer behind controversial manifesto is out at Google

    Engineer behind controversial manifesto is out at Google

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    He said: "Censorship is for losers". "They are concerned that women are channeled to levels and positions that pay less than men with similar education and experience", Finberg told the Guardian . Tech firms have an abundance of "smart, confident people who think they have an obligation to share their wisdom with their coworkers", the executive said.
  • Canadian military builds camp to house asylum seekers near USA border

    Canadian military builds camp to house asylum seekers near USA border

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    They will also install lighting and heating equipment. Even before the flow of Haitian asylum seekers Canada was on track to have the most refugee claims in nearly a decade. "There's the United States; this is Canada". Last week, Montreal's Olympic Stadium was set up to handle asylum seekers after the YWCA became too crowded, but the stadium is booked for other uses beginning next month, said officials at a news conference, so the tent city is being constructed.
  • 'Amit Shah's entry into Rajya Sabha good for BJP'

    'Amit Shah's entry into Rajya Sabha good for BJP'

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    In 182 member assembly, BJP has 122 seats including dissident Nalin Kotadiya. "When the Congress is not winning, what was the point in voting for Ahmed Patel? ". The Congress' complaint has been sent to the Election Commission in Delhi. I have full faith in my MLAs . Six Congress MLAs have already resigned while another six were not a part of the group that was shepherded to Bengaluru by the Patel camp.
  • US Military Allowed To Shoot Down Drones

    US Military Allowed To Shoot Down Drones

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    The policy is classified. The Pentagon sent the services guidance on how to communicate its new rules to local communities on Friday. Davis told reporters that USA military bases "retain the right of self-defence when it comes to UAVS or drones operating over [them]".
  • Rich Coleman named interim caucus leader for BC Liberal Party

    Rich Coleman named interim caucus leader for BC Liberal Party

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    The announcement was unexpected, according to Ashton, coming out as the B.C. Liberal caucus met in Penticton. "I am certain that British Columbia's best days, and our party's, are still ahead of us". "The premier leaves with her head held high", said Kyllo, adding that the province has created a strong economy. Meanwhile, a revolt against her started nearly immediately after her loss as candidates who lost blamed her for botching up the election campaign.
  • Australian navy locate crashed USA military Osprey

    Australian navy locate crashed USA military Osprey

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    Search crews suspended the rescue operation on Sunday and notified the families of those presumed dead in the wreck. The Pentagon has not yet identified the third missing Marine. They have been involved in a series of high-profile crashes in recent years. "Our thoughts are with all those affected by this tragic event and the Australian Government stands ready to support the USA further in any way we can", she said in a statement .
  • Manhunt underway after Missouri Police Officer shot, killed

    Manhunt underway after Missouri Police Officer shot, killed

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    A manhunt is underway after a Clinton, Mo., police officer was shot and killed during a traffic stop late Sunday. Video from a second shop, Clinton Convenience Store, shows Mr. In addition to the disorderly conduct conviction, McCarthy had an extensive criminal background in New Hampshire. He is considered armed and unsafe, and the public is advised not to approach him.
  • Israel seeks to silence Jazeera

    Israel seeks to silence Jazeera

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    Israel announced on Sunday its intention to close the offices of Al-Jazeera, accused by the authorities of engaging in "incitement" to violence, announced that the israeli ministry of Communications. Israel's communications ministry said on Sunday that "nearly all countries in the region. have concluded that Al Jazeera incites terrorism and religious extremism".
  • 'Terrorists' attack military base in Venezuela, several arrests made

    'Terrorists' attack military base in Venezuela, several arrests made

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    He was first arrested in 2014 and released to home detention last month. Another high-profile dissident, Antonio Ledezma, 62, was released back to house arrest Friday after being hauled away the same day as Lopez. Authorities said the men were mercenaries working for a USA -backed opposition to bring down almost two decades of Socialism in oil-rich Venezuela, raising the specter of a further government crackdown on dissent in coming days.
  • Donald Trump defends national security adviser amid criticism from conservatives

    Donald Trump defends national security adviser amid criticism from conservatives

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    But Circa first reported Thursday that McMaster sent a letter giving Rice access to classified material, weeks after her alleged role was disclosed in "unmasking" identities of Trump associates in intelligence reports . General McMaster had sought to remove him in March when Central Intelligence Agency leaders raised concerns about him, but Mr Cohen-Watnick appealed to Mr Trump's top advisers, Steve Bannon and Jared Kushner.
  • Italian Police Arrest Suspected Kidnapper Of British Model

    Italian Police Arrest Suspected Kidnapper Of British Model

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    Milan daily newspaper Corriere della Sera reports the 20-year-old model who has not been named was lured to a fake photo shoot on July 11. It emerged this morning how the woman was drugged, handcuffed and loaded into a vehicle boot in Milan before being driven 200km to a farmhouse in Turin where she was kept for six days.
  • Fire Rips Through 'Torch Tower' Dubai Skyscraper

    Fire Rips Through 'Torch Tower' Dubai Skyscraper

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    At the Marina Torch Tower Massive Flames Engulfs 86 Storey Skyscraper In UAE. "Because of the efforts of all teams on the ground, the residents were evacuated from this building to another one and there were no injuries", Dubai police chief Major General Abdullah Khalifa Al Marri said .
  • Roy's aunt: Give Michelle Carter 20 years

    Roy's aunt: Give Michelle Carter 20 years

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    Moniz granted a defense motion to stay her sentence, meaning she will not have to go to jail until she exhausts her appeals in MA. Moniz repeated a statement by a prosecutor which he called "perhaps the most poignant comment in the trial" - "This is tragedy for two families".
  • Microbiology Professor Wanted for Murder

    Microbiology Professor Wanted for Murder

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    Neighbors say he was dating the victim. He is wanted in the death of Trenton H. James Cornell-Duranleau, along with another suspect, Andrew Warren , a 56-year-old employee of England's University of Oxford. Oxford University has urged one of its employees to hand himself in to police after he went on the run with a United States professor following a horrific stabbing murder in America.
  • North Korea 'an unacceptable threat' to United States

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    North Korea's push to build a nuclear-armed missile capable of threatening USA cities has brought the region to the brink of crisis, and Washington is using every diplomatic lever to shut the program down. South Korea in particular is taking steps, with support from the USA, to defend itself against the threat. In an interview with NBC's Today programme, he said: "There will be a war with North Korea over their missile programme if they continue to try to hit America with an ICBM".
  • Iran's Rouhani officially begins 2nd term as president

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    Following Rahmani Fazli's speech, Chief of Staff of Iran's Leader Mohammadi Golpayegani is reading out Ayatollah Khamenei's edict endorsing President Rouhani approving his presidency and hoping for success of the new government while safegurding the rights of Iranian nation.
  • Trump says Foxconn CEO may invest $30B

    Trump says Foxconn CEO may invest $30B

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    Trump did not specify where the additional spending would be. Foxconn issued a statement on August 2 that the Wisconsin plant "will be the first of a series of facilities we will be building in several states as part of the robust electronics ecosystem we will be creating in the USA".
  • Tillerson says Trump not 'very happy' with new Russian Federation sanctions bill

    Tillerson says Trump not 'very happy' with new Russian Federation sanctions bill

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    Trump and Tillerson have been shown little interest in repudiating Russian Federation for the election cyberattacks that have been reported by multiple USA intelligence agencies. Vice President Mike Pence sounded a distinctly different note about the sanctions bill Tuesday, when he was in the former Soviet republic of Georgia, seeking to reassure Russia's neighbors, who are anxious about Moscow's expansionist policies.
  • Prince Philip Is Officially Retired! The Royal Attends His Last Public Engagement

    Prince Philip Is Officially Retired! The Royal Attends His Last Public Engagement

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    The palace notes that Prince Philip has carried out 22,219 solo engagements and 637 solo overseas visits since 1952, in addition to authoring 14 books and delivering 5,496 speeches. The newspaper revealed the Duke's body is first expected to be taken to the Chapel Royal at St James's Palace in London, where it will likely lie until the day of the funeral.
  • Unrest In Venezuela Deepens After 'Sham Election'

    Unrest In Venezuela Deepens After 'Sham Election'

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    Ledezma's children denounced the arrest on Twitter and appealed to the worldwide community for help. He had been convicted of instigating violence during protests against Maduro in 2014 that left 43 people dead. Maduro lashed out at the move, saying it smacked of American imperialism. "I don't listen to orders from the empire, not now or ever ..." They had called on Venezuelans to join protests over Sunday's election of the constituent assembly , which supersedes an ...
  • High Court rejects bid to prosecute Tony Blair

    High Court rejects bid to prosecute Tony Blair

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    Along with Blair, Al Rabbat had hoped to prosecute Blair's then foreign secretary Jack Straw and his attorney general Lord Goldsmith. In today's judgment , Lord Thomas of Cwmgiedd, the Lord Chief Justice, and Mr Justice Ouseley dismiss the application.
  • Some Rides Reopened At Ohio State Fair

    Some Rides Reopened At Ohio State Fair

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    Jarrell's mother says everyone who knew him "is grief-stricken and in shock". The Wisconsin State Fair has pulled a ride similar to the one that malfunctioned at the Ohio State Fair. "I knew the rides were unsafe, but I rode them anyway. The Fire Ball swings riders 40' above the midway while spinning them at 13 revolutions per minute!" Ohio Department of Agriculture records provided to The Associated Press showed passing marks on inspections of about three dozen items, including possible ...