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World Media Manhunt for armed suspect in national forest
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Highway 276 remains closed from the Pisgah Ranger District office to the parkway. At 2:30, the DOT announced that US-276 was closed in both directions in Transylvania County in Pisgah Forest near Brevard. Deputies say he got out of the vehicle and onto the stolen mountain bike and vanished into the woods. He has a shaved head and a large, distinct tattoo on his neck just under his chin as well as tattoos on his arms and chest.

World Media Jared Kushner Says 'I Did Not Collude' With Any Foreign Government
Author: 0 Jared Kushner Says 'I Did Not Collude' With Any Foreign Government

Kushner indicated in his statement that he probably hadn't read that email but didn't say if he believed that they would be receiving information from a foreign government sympathetic to the campaign. diplomats despite the overwhelming expectations. US intelligence agencies have concluded that the covert operation was meant to damage Hillary Clinton's campaign and evolved into an attempt to help Trump win.

World Media United Kingdom to Ban Sale of Diesel, Gasoline Vehicles by 2040
Author: 0 United Kingdom to Ban Sale of Diesel, Gasoline Vehicles by 2040

It is thought ministers will also consult on a diesel scrappage scheme to take the dirtiest vehicles off the road. Dahlmann said: "There is a good chance the market will have largely shifted towards EV vehicle before the deadline of 2040, other than specialist collector super cars and the classic auto market".

World Media Trump Says US Won't Allow Transgender People in Military
Author: 0 Trump Says US Won't Allow Transgender People in Military

Mattis said in a memo late last month. She said the transgender community "will not stop fighting" for justice. House minority leader Nancy Pelosi, a California Democrat, called the move "a cruel and arbitrary decision created to humiliate transgender Americans who stepped forward to serve our country".

World Media Do you agree with NJ raising the smoking age to 21?
Author: 0 Do you agree with NJ raising the smoking age to 21?

The action is one of several that Christie's office announced in a Friday press release-others included signing a bill upping the legal smoking ago from 18 to 21 and measures protecting the New Jersey natural climate. Governor Christie added that the state's health care system would also be under less strain if the state could reduce smoking-related health problems.

World Media China set for showdown at border with North Korea
Author: 0 China set for showdown at border with North Korea

North Korea issued a threat through its state-run Central News Agency (KCNA) saying it will strike "the heart of the US" if America continues with its moves to denuclearize the country. The United States has already sanctioned some entities and individuals over their ties to North Korea . "Treasury's Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) announced a finding that Bank of Dandong, a Chinese bank that acts as a conduit for illicit North Korean financial activity, is a foreign bank of ...

World Media Rhino poaching declines - minister
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Cape Town: The number of poached rhinos in South Africa decreased by 13 animals to 529 between January to June compared with the same period past year, a downward trend welcomed with "cautious optimism" by the government on Monday. "Since January, 15 cases have been finalised resulting in convictions with 22 perpetrators sentenced to a total of 95 years imprisonment". The department urged the public to be vigilant and report suspicious activities relating to rhino poaching and wildlife ...

World Media Palestinians demand return to status quo at Jerusalem holy site
Author: 0 Palestinians demand return to status quo at Jerusalem holy site

Israel installed metal detectors at entrances to the Haram al-Sharif mosque compound, known to Jews as the Temple Mount, after an attack on July 14 that killed two policemen. A senior Muslim official in Jerusalem says worshippers won't return to a contested shrine until Israel removes new railings and cameras it installed after a deadly attack there.

World Media Senate panel rescinds subpoena for Trump's ex-campaign head
Author: 0 Senate panel rescinds subpoena for Trump's ex-campaign head

Former Donald Trump aide Paul Manafort has agreed to turn over notes on controversial meeting but has also been subpoenaed to testify by the Senate Judiciary Committee. Manafort was promoted to the campaign's chairman and chief strategist in May and directed the Republican National Convention in Cleveland in July. The panel has sought to talk with Manafort about a June 2016 Trump Tower meeting in NY with Russian lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya, among other issues including his foreign ...

World Media International Monetary Fund revises up China's growth forecast for 2017, 2018
Author: 0 International Monetary Fund revises up China's growth forecast for 2017, 2018

The 0.3 percentage-point cut to Britain's 2017 growth forecast contrasted with upgrades for most of the big advanced economies covered by the IMF's forecasts although the projection for US growth this year was cut by 0.2 percentage points. The IMF has also warned against strong credit growth that may come with rising downside risk to medium-term growth. However, it revised down the growth forecast of the United States from 2.3 percent to 2.1 percent in 2017, and from 2.5 percent to 2.1 ...

World Media Israel begins dismantling metal detectors at Al Aqsa gates
Author: 0 Israel begins dismantling metal detectors at Al Aqsa gates

Cameras installed in the wake of the attack on the police were also removed. Muslim leaders had demanded that security arrangements go back to what they were before the metal detectors were erected. Outraged by the violation of his sovereignty, Jordan's then-King Hussein threatened to void the still-fresh peace accord if Mashaal were to die. He told Israel's Army Radio today that the removal marks a fixing of a previous mistake.

World Media Israel to remove metal detectors at Al-Aqsa mosque
Author: 0 Israel to remove metal detectors at Al-Aqsa mosque

Sabri, the head of the Supreme Islamic Committee, says a lawyer on behalf of the Muslim administration of the holy site will be in touch with Israeli police to demand the changes. Jews and anyone else visiting the ancient Western Wall - the holiest site where Jews are permitted to pray - at the foot of the Aqsa compound must pass through airport-style security screening, including metal detectors.

World Media Taliban killed in Afghan special force operation
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Nine Taliban militants were killed Wednesday when Afghan Special Operation Forces conducted an airstrike in the country's eastern province of Kunar, the military said. Malangozi said the Taliban torched the district governor's compound, the police headquarters, and a health clinic. "During the hours long clashes, over 80 Taliban fighters were also killed and injured", the Ministry was cited as saying by Efe news.

World Media Russian police to monitor Syrian
Author: 0 Russian police to monitor Syrian "safe zones"

Gen. Sergei Rudskoi told a news conference Monday that Russian Federation set up two checkpoints and four monitoring posts in one of the zones, in the area known as eastern Ghouta. On July 9, a ceasefire was announced for the southern areas of the country. Moscow, Beirut- Nine civilians were killed on Tuesday by airstrikes carried out either by Syria's regime or Russian Federation on Arbin in Eastern Ghouta near Damascus.

World Media Snapdeal board said to have accepted Flipkart's $950 m buyout offer
Author: 0 Snapdeal board said to have accepted Flipkart's $950 m buyout offer

Snapdeal will seek views of its shareholders, including Ratan Tata and PremjiInvest, on the proposed United States dollars 900-950 million buyout deal by Flipkart, a source said. The swap ratio of the deal is likely to be finalised by Flipkart in its board meeting on Friday. In the concluding stage, Flipkart will unite with Snapdeal, and both will be recognised as one digital marketplace.

World Media Monsoon rains lash India, forcing authorities to grapple with flooding
Author: 0 Monsoon rains lash India, forcing authorities to grapple with flooding

Incessant rain has thrown normal life out of gear in several areas in the three districts of otherwise parched Rajasthan, hitting road and rail transport. Schools in the floods and rain-hit areas have been closed by the officials. The region has got 95 percent of its seasonal average of 659 mm. The Prime Minister instructed all agencies involved in relief operations, to put in their best possible effort for immediate rescue and relief.

World Media Duminy released from South Africa Test squad
Author: 0 Duminy released from South Africa Test squad

The suggestion could not be further from the truth, he insists, and England will be out to prove the point when the series resumes tomorrow. We had some reckless dismissals, and we also had some disappointing defensive dismissals in the last game.

World Media Hurricanes in Eastern Pacific could cross paths
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In fact, the only recorded "first typhoon" that occurred later happened on August 3 in 1998, according to Phil Klotzbach, an atmospheric scientist at Colorado State University who keeps close tabs on storm statistics. For the record, that encompasses tropical storms Fernanda, Greg, Noru, Kulap, and Roke, plus tropical depressions Nine-E, Ten-E, and Eight-W. Neither are threats to land.

World Media Southern California man arrested for smuggling cobras in potato chip cans
Author: 0 Southern California man arrested for smuggling cobras in potato chip cans

Rodrigo Franco has been charged with illegally importing merchandise into the USA in relation to the package, which was intercepted by customs officials on 2 March. He allegedly planned on giving five king cobras to a person who was related to his Asian contact. A day later, a postal worker delivered the package with the turtles shipped from Hong Kong to Franco's Monterey Park home.

World Media Rick Perry Pranked by Russians Into Discussing Pig Manure
Author: 0 Rick Perry Pranked by Russians Into Discussing Pig Manure

As the story spread all over Russian media and was picked up by some worldwide news outlets, Energy Department spokeswoman Shaylyn Hynes confirmed in a statement that Perry was talking to comedians. He said if it works, the Ukrainian president was going to be a "wealthy and successful man". The Jerky Boys were a pair of American pranksters who sold millions of recordings of their prank phone calls with unsuspecting victims in the 1990s.