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Author: 0 President Abbas discusses peace with Saudi crown prince, Qatari Emir

The pan-Arab newspaper al-Hayat reported earlier on Saturday that the Trump team, led by senior adviser Jared Kushner, told Abbas during a Thursday meeting in Ramallah that getting Israel to place a moratorium on settlement construction could not be a precondition for resumed peace talks and that building would continue.

World Media DC Lobbying Firms with Ties to Flynn, Manafort Subpoenaed
Author: 0 DC Lobbying Firms with Ties to Flynn, Manafort Subpoenaed

Paul Manafort after a meeting of Donald Trump's national finance team at the Four Seasons Hotel in NY on June 9, 2016. The executive said six firms participated in Manafort's campaign, which was paid for by a Brussels-based non-profit called the European Center for a Modern Ukraine.

World Media North Korea Launches 3 Short-Range Ballistic Missiles, One Fails in Flight
Author: 0 North Korea Launches 3 Short-Range Ballistic Missiles, One Fails in Flight

All three appeared to be short-range missiles, rather than the long-range types created to be able to strike the United States, and were launched from Kittaeryong on North Korea's east coast. Ordinarily, North Korea doesn't grant CNN access inside the country when the drills take place. The White House said Trump had been briefed about the latest missiles but did not immediately have further comment.

World Media N Korea fires 'projectiles' into waters: S. Korea
Author: 0 N Korea fires 'projectiles' into waters: S. Korea

The launch is the first by the North since it test-fired a missile on July 28 that could have been created to reach 10,000km, putting parts of the United States mainland within reach. The JCS says the South Korea and US militaries were analyzing the launch. Japan's chief cabinet secretary, Yoshihide Suga, told reporters the launches wouldn't directly affect Japan's security, and that no missiles have reached Japan's territorial waters and exclusive economic zone.

World Media BSF kills 3 Pakistani Rangers in retaliatory fire in Jammu
Author: 0 BSF kills 3 Pakistani Rangers in retaliatory fire in Jammu

Heavy exchange of fire continued uptill this evening.There is no report of any causality or injury to the Indian side. "Today Pakistan resorted to unprovoked to ceasefire violation and fired four 51mm mortar and two 81mm mortar shells towards the forward Indian posts in Dewra village of Rajouri's Sunderbani district", a BSF spokesperson said.

World Media Paul Ryan: The debt ceiling increase 'will get done'
Author: 0 Paul Ryan: The debt ceiling increase 'will get done'

Bill (which just passed) for easy approval", Trump tweeted , referring to a veterans bill that Congress passed and the president signed Wednesday . Trump's Thursday tweets escalate a feud with fellow Republicans on Capitol Hill . The hard task of raising the debt ceiling just got tougher. One source said the primary cause of Trump's frustrations with McConnell has been the GOP leader's failure to protect Trump on the Russian Federation issue, more than health care.

World Media GOP senator wants details on border wall construction
Author: 0 GOP senator wants details on border wall construction

President Donald Trump is criticizing Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and House Speaker Paul Ryan for not taking his advice on raising the debt ceiling. White House counselor Kellyanne Conway stressed on Thursday the president was serious about moving forward with the wall. "There were conversations about having calls on several items, but I think we felt it would be better to do it in person", the official said of the next time the two are scheduled to speak.

World Media 'Civilians killed' in Somali military operation
Author: 0 'Civilians killed' in Somali military operation

The raid carried out by Somalian and USA forces in Lower Shabelle region of southern Somalia on Friday left 10 civilians dead, according to local media. "It was this morning when white and Somali forces entered the farm. As I ran away I could see four armored vehicles parked outside", Wador said. Africom, which has in the past conducted counter-terrorism airstrikes against the terror group in Somalia, confirmed that the Somali National Army was conducting an operation in the area with US ...

World Media North Korea launches several short-range missiles
Author: 0 North Korea launches several short-range missiles

The U.S. military said three missiles were fired. South Korean President Moon Jae-in did not participate in the meeting and his office didn't immediately provide further details. "If the US believes that North Korea is going to launch an attack on USA territory and determines that it is necessary to take action to defend the USA and its people, then the USA can and will take action, either without consultation or if South Korea disapproved".

World Media Eight missing after avalanche in Swiss Alps town
Author: 0 Eight missing after avalanche in Swiss Alps town

Bondo community leaders said they had sought to make the area as safe as possible, introducing flood-control improvements following a smaller landslide in 2011 and warnings about the unstable terrain. "It did not stop". The event was so severe that the vibrations set off seismometers across Switzerland, measuring the equivalent of a 3.0- magnitude quake.

World Media Actor and guru Gurmeet convicted in rape case
Author: 0 Actor and guru Gurmeet convicted in rape case

His sentence is expected to be announced on Monday. A spokesman for the guru's sect, Dera Sacha Sauda, urged his supporters to remain calm. Congress president, Sonia Gandhi has expressed grave concern and shock at the unabated violence in Panchkula and other parts of Haryana .

World Media Will the Government Shut Down? Why Trump's Border Wall Threat Is Empty
Author: 0 Will the Government Shut Down? Why Trump's Border Wall Threat Is Empty

Trump has vowed to shut down the government if he doesn't soon get money for his border wall . "Missed The 2016 Election & What The D.C. Establishment Needs To Learn", discussed the fracture in the Republican Party. "If we have to close down our government , we're building that wall", Trump said during a rally in Phoenix this week, suggesting that he would not sign a spending bill to keep the government running-due by the end of next month-unless Congress ponies up.

Author: 0 McMaster on Winning in Afghanistan: Don't 'Create a State in US Image'

But Trump went out of his way to criticize Obama and deride the concept of nation-building. "A permanent US military presence in Afghanistan would help the fight against terrorism and help stabilize Afghanistan ", he said. Pakistan has much to gain from partnering with our effort in Afghanistan . Under the new strategy, Llorens said the USA would strengthen its support for the Afghan government and security forces in the fight against the Taliban , al-Qaeda, Daesh and other ...

World Media North Korea tests short-range missiles
Author: 0 North Korea tests short-range missiles

US Pacific Command, in its initial assessment of the launch on Saturday, said North Korea's first and third missiles failed in flight. Japanese authorities had determined they were ballistic missiles, Japan's NHK broadcaster and Kyodo News reported.

World Media What is Jared Kushner doing in the Middle East?
Author: 0 What is Jared Kushner doing in the Middle East?

White House senior adviser, and President Donald Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner is leading a USA delegation on a Middle East tour that includes Saudi Arabia , Qatar, United Arab Emirates (UAE), Egypt , Jordan, Palestine, and Israel .

World Media Crystal Palace 0-2 Swansea City
Author: 0 Crystal Palace 0-2 Swansea City

That nearly contributed to their opener as the Belgian was involved in the build-up play which saw James McArthur head just wide. This dour game was putting the stale into stalemate. @Knaughts88 slides through Ayew, who pokes home past Hennessey. Crystal Palace winger Wilfried Zaha will miss the next few games after he suffered a knee injury in the first game of the season.

World Media Executive killed wife, daughter, self in their home
Author: 0 Executive killed wife, daughter, self in their home

Authorities identified the dead as 56-year-old Steven Dym , 50-year-old Loretta Dym, and their 18-year-old daughter Caroline . On Nov. 11, 1992, Steven Dym's mother, Paula, attacked her husband Lawrence with the handle of a hatchet, striking him in the head as he slept.

World Media Army Has No Order To Enter Dera Premises In Sirsa: Senior Official
Author: 0 Army Has No Order To Enter Dera Premises In Sirsa: Senior Official

A CBI court in Haryana's Panchkula town, adjoining Chandigarh , on Friday held the Dera chief guilty of rape and sexual exploitation of two women followers in 2002, sparking widespread violence by his followers. Security stepped up after violent protests by Dera followers in the state. Two first information reports (FIRs) were registered over an incident of assault on a senior police official when he tried to take the godman into custody after his conviction by a court in Panchkula , ...

World Media Hurricane Harvey already driving up prices at the pump
Author: 0 Hurricane Harvey already driving up prices at the pump

The best-case scenario for Harvey , Masters said , would be for the storm to center on unpopulated regions such as the Padre Islands, like Hurricane Bret did in 1999 . Governor Abbot said it was obvious that Texas was confronting "a very major disaster", while deploying more than 1,000 National Guardsmen were to help with the disaster relief operation.

World Media Hurricane Harvey could hit your wallet at the pump
Author: 0 Hurricane Harvey could hit your wallet at the pump

He also tweeted that "We have fantastic people on the ground, got there long before #Harvey ". - Nearly 10 inches of rain had already been reported at a few locations in southeastern Texas as of 5 a.m. Now Texans under mandatory evacuations are waiting out the deadly weather conditions - hoping they'll have homes and jobs to return to. Roy Laird, assistant chief with the Rockport Volunteer Fire Department, told CNN they were anxious to get out and check the city for damage ...

World Media USA sanctions Chinese, Russians over N. Korea support
Author: 0 USA sanctions Chinese, Russians over N. Korea support

On Tuesday, the US Treasury Department slapped economic restrictions on 10 companies and six individuals from China and Russian Federation. North Korea has seemingly revealed details of two new ballistic missile systems in an apparent warning to the United States .

Author: 0 Former El Toro catcher Austin Romine brawls with Miguel Cabrera

Kahnle Yankees manager Joe Girardi were both ejected. Yankees reliever Aroldis Chapman had finished his warmup pitches when Cabrera approached home plate and traded words with Romine. Major League Baseball announced on Friday that Tigers first baseman Cabrera had been given a seven-game ban for inciting the melee in the sixth inning and throwing punches.

Author: 0 Three brawls mar Tigers-Yankees game

Just a day after the Yankees and Tigers engaged in a very big brawl (they also played a baseball game , though that was less entertaining), MLB has lowered their own boom in the form of multiple suspensions and fines for the players and managers involved.

World Media US Black Hawk helicopter crashes off Yemen's coast
Author: 0 US Black Hawk helicopter crashes off Yemen's coast

A search is underway for a missing U.S. soldier after an Army Black Hawk helicopter crashed Friday while training off the coast of Yemen, U.S. Central Command said Saturday. The U.S. Coast Guard recently said that it had suspended its search off Hawaii for five Army aviators missing since their Black Hawk helicopter crashed earlier this month.

World Media White House calls GOP Sen. Corker's criticism of Trump 'ridiculous and outrageous'
Author: 0 White House calls GOP Sen. Corker's criticism of Trump 'ridiculous and outrageous'

The harsh posts were fresh evidence of the president's fraying relations with fellow Republicans just when the White House and Capitol Hill most need to be working in sync. "We know that the wall and other security measures at the border work, we've seen that take place over the last decade, and we're committed to making sure the American people are protected".

World Media 'Positively Evil': Immigrant Checkpoints to Remain Open as Hurricane Harvey Forces Evacuations
Author: 0 'Positively Evil': Immigrant Checkpoints to Remain Open as Hurricane Harvey Forces Evacuations

Border Patrol resources, including personnel and transportation, will be deployed on an as needed basis to augment the efforts and capabilities of local-response authorities", the agency said in a statement . Astrid Dominguez, a policy strategist for the civil rights organization, said "safety should be a priority regardless of immigration status". "Routine non-criminal immigration enforcement operations will not be conducted at evacuation sites, or assistance centers such as shelters or ...

Author: 0 China's Xi Pledges to Properly Address Differences With South Korea

Britain, America's top European ally, could formally refuse Trump's call for help in waging a war against North Korea , as long as Kim does not strike Hawaii or the United States mainland. Harry Harris, Strategic Command head Gen. John Hyten and Missile Defense Agency Director Lt. Gen. Samuel Greaves. Now there is no information if the United States nuclear-capable bombers will be used in the exercises.

World Media Ancient coffin breaks as child put in it at Southend museum
Author: 0 Ancient coffin breaks as child put in it at Southend museum

Once repaired, the coffin will be completely enclosed to prevent similar incidents. Instead of reporting the damage or taking responsibility for the August 4 accident, the Guardian reported that surveillance video captured the culprits fleeing ― leaving the toppled coffin with a deep crack and a large, triangle-shaped piece missing from its middle.

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