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World News India defeat Pakistan by 4-0 to reach Asia Cup final
Author: 0 India defeat Pakistan by 4-0 to reach Asia Cup final

Pakistan and South Korea will face-off in the bronze medal match on Sunday. India had beaten Malaysia 6-2 in the round robin. India scored five field goals through Akashdeep Singh (15th minute), S K Uthappa (24th), Gurjant Singh (33rd), S V Sunil (40th) and Sardar Singh (60th), while Harmanpreet converted a penalty corner in the 19th minute.

World News Fatal landslide in Malaysia kills three, more feared dead
Author: 0 Fatal landslide in Malaysia kills three, more feared dead

The search and rescue operation for the victims of the landslide at a construction site at Tanjung Bungah has been temporarily halted. "We were told there were at least 15 people trapped inside", he added. Penang Island City Council mayor Datuk Maimunah Mohd Sharif has confirmed the discovery of two bodies. "(I feel) Sad about the landslide in Tanjung Bungah.

World News 'Good progress' on deal to restart search for missing MH370 plane
Author: 0 'Good progress' on deal to restart search for missing MH370 plane

The plan to resume the search in the Indian Ocean was disclosed in a statement by Darren Chester, Australia's minister for infrastructure and transport. 'I hope the investigative team can release all the information and data they've gathered throughout the whole process and make sure to pass all the information to that firm, which will be taking over the search, ' he said.

World News Singapore prime minister warns that North Korea issue is 'different this time'
Author: 0 Singapore prime minister warns that North Korea issue is 'different this time'

On Monday, the US and South Korean navies kicked off a five-day round of military drills, featuring the USS Stetham and the USS Mustin guided-missile destroyers, as well as the USS Reagan supercarrier. Tensions in the area have previously soared amid North Korea's nuclear and missile tests and increasingly bellicose "exchange of pleasantries" between the North Korean leadership and US President Donald Trump .

World News Kenyan Election Official Flees To US
Author: 0 Kenyan Election Official Flees To US

Ms. Akombe said was distressed over the decision to leave the IEBC because "the commission in its current state can surely not guarantee a credible election". Former commission meber Akombe, in a statement issued Tuesday from NY, described the IEBC as "under siege" and said it could not guarantee a credible presidential election next week.

World News Suspect in Emmorton Business Park shooting identified
Author: 0 Suspect in Emmorton Business Park shooting identified

The Harford County Sheriff's Office said the Wednesday morning shooting happened at Advanced Granite Solutions in Edgewood. The injured two were in a critical condition after being rushed to hospital in Baltimore. Prince has been an employee for four months, working as a machine operator, owner Barak Caba told the AP in a brief telephone interview. He didn't hear sounds of gunshots, he said.

Author: 0 Sri Lanka Cricket approves team's visit to Pakistan for T20 match

Dropped twice - on 13 and 20 - Tharanga waged a lone battle as Sri Lanka needed 51 off the last five overs but the last two batsmen were run out and he was left stranded. "The Executive Committee evaluated the reports obtained together with the recommendation of the International Cricket Council - which successfully conducted the Independence Cup tournament in Lahore fielding a World XI Team - and having been fully satisfied with the stringent security measures in place, the SLC ExCo ...

World News Iraqi forces enter Kirkuk as Kurds flee
Author: 0 Iraqi forces enter Kirkuk as Kurds flee

On Monday, Iraqi forces, backed by Shia militias, said they had taken control of the city's worldwide airport, an oil field, the strategic K1 military base and the Taza Khormatu district in the south-east of the city, leading to reports of hundreds of armed Kurdish residents to take up positions inside the city in anticipation of an attack.

World News Larry Flynt Offer $10M For Dirt Leading To Trump Impeachment
Author: 0 Larry Flynt Offer $10M For Dirt Leading To Trump Impeachment

Flynt also called for the release of Trump's tax returns, as well as other financial and business records, arguing that "there may be a smoking gun " and that " impeachment requires unimpeachable evidence". "I don't think you can live as recklessly as Trump has for 30 years and not leave some baggage along the way". In the ad he reminds readers that his rewards for information led to the resignation of House Speaker-elect Bob Livingston, who had spearheaded impeachment proceedings ...

World News North Korea Readies Missile Launch Ahead Of US-South Korea Drill
Author: 0 North Korea Readies Missile Launch Ahead Of US-South Korea Drill

U.S. nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan. A launch of a North Korean ballistic missile in May was timed for when Xi was to open a meeting in Beijing with leaders from almost 30 countries to promote his initiative of expanding links along and beyond ancient Silk Road trade routes.

World News Trump's Chief Aide: N. Korea Threat is Manageable
Author: 0 Trump's Chief Aide: N. Korea Threat is Manageable

When asked about President Donald Trump's frustrations, Kelly, speaking to a group of reporters, said , "One of his frustrations is you ". Gone is Kelly's predecessor, Reince Priebus; press secretary Sean Spicer, and National Security Adviser Michael Flynn, to name a few.

World News Who's moron here? Trump teases Tillerson over IQ
Author: 0 Who's moron here? Trump teases Tillerson over IQ

Later, the State Department said Tillerson never used "that type of language". "Yet I say of Tillerson, 'god I hope he doesn't leave.' We do know he had the courage to call this guy out as a moron and we do know at least he has instincts more in line with a sobriety than who knows the next person the president could bring in".

World News Rohingya boat toll rises to 23 as more bodies found
Author: 0 Rohingya boat toll rises to 23 as more bodies found

Several thousand Rohingya fleeing violence in Myanmar surged into Bangladesh on Monday, officials said, with reports of children dying from hunger, exhaustion and fever among the latest wave of refugees. Numerous people on the boat were children who were travelling away from Myanmar to escape violence, according to France 24 . "We have to cross quickly but we don't have the money to pay for the boat", one Rohingya father of four told an AFP reporter in Rakhine state.

World News As Pruitt Abandons Climate Progress at EPA, RGGI Moves Ahead
Author: 0 As Pruitt Abandons Climate Progress at EPA, RGGI Moves Ahead

It targeted power plants in 47 states (Hawaii, Alaska, and Vermont don't have power plants covered by the regulation and were exempt), aiming to cut their carbon emissions to 32% below 2005 levels by 2030. Requirements that facilities use carbon capture technology or swap in natural gas for coal could actually come close to hitting the same goals as in Obama's Clean Power Plan - if not go even further, Schneider said.

Author: 0 Google Reportedly Finds Russian-Bought Ads On Search, YouTube, DoubleClick

Google has launched an investigation into the ad-buying, which amounted to less than $100,000. The Post reported that Google used data from Twitter to link Russian Twitter accounts with those who had purchased the Google ads. In many cases, the ads encouraged people to follow pages on those issues. Facebook , Twitter and now Google. In a blog post , Elliot Schrage, vice-president of policy and communications, wrote that he believed around 10 million people would have seen some ...

World News Dianne Feinstein, oldest U.S. senator, announces reelection bid
Author: 0 Dianne Feinstein, oldest U.S. senator, announces reelection bid

But in a sign that Feinstein still has plenty of sway among the state's liberal power brokers, Kamala Harris, California's junior senator and a favorite among progressives, quickly and enthusiastically endorsed her bid. Chris Murphy, D-Conn., said that if Republicans were willing to pass a bill banning bump stock devices - like those used by the Las Vegas hotel sniper - he would support the legislation, even if it was not accompanied by any other restrictions of weapons purchases.

World News Weekend of rallies in Spain against Catalonia independence
Author: 0 Weekend of rallies in Spain against Catalonia independence

Mr Vargas Llosa is also among 60 Spain-based intellectuals and academics who have signed an open letter asking the worldwide community not to support the idea of external mediation as a solution to the crisis in Catalonia. Hundreds of people were hurt as police, trying to enforce a Spanish court ban on the vote, attempted to seize ballot boxes and disperse voters. He says he has an opinion about Catalonian independence, but that is not what is called for here.

Author: 0 Turkey's stance on European Union accession has not changed, Mevlut Cavushoglu says

He later told reporters the operation was led by so-called Free Syrian Army (FSA) militants and that the Turkish army was "not yet" operating inside Syria. Many Syrians had fled to Idlib from the neighbouring Aleppo province, which was rocked by heavy fighting past year, and Turkey meant to support them, Erdoğan said .

World News Sessions issues 'religious freedom' guidance undermining LGBT rights
Author: 0 Sessions issues 'religious freedom' guidance undermining LGBT rights

In essence, it says that religious rights trump civil rights. Sessions said that his guidelines would enhance the fundamental American principle of religious freedom. Federal law says that is permitted, the memo says. They say some people don't even bother fighting them. "The Free Exercise Clause protects not just the right to believe or the right to worship; it protects the right to perform or abstain from performing certain physical acts in accordance with one's beliefs", ...

World News Are Nuclear Weapons Illegal? Yes, but It Doesn't Matter
Author: 0 Are Nuclear Weapons Illegal? Yes, but It Doesn't Matter

United Nations leaders enthusiastically welcomed the Nobel Peace Prize awarded Friday to the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons , a recognition that appears particularly poignant at a time of rising nuclear threats from North Korea.

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