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World News SecDef In Kyiv Says US Stands With Ukraine
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During his visit to Kiev, Mattis is expected to reassure the country's leaders that the USA remains opposed to Russia's 2014 annexation of Crimea, according to The Associated Press . Ukraine demonstrates its military might amid an armed confrontation between government troops and pro-independence insurgents in eastern regions, which has been underway since April 2014.

World News Treasury sanctions Russians, Chinese for aiding N. Korea missile program
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A 2015 document from quarantine and inspection authorities in Korla, a city in western China's Xinjiang province, showed Zhicheng was a recipient of North Korean coal. "And if the Trump administration is continuing this robust sanctions campaign, then the next level is going to be some kind of action against a Chinese bank, which I think the leadership in Beijing wants to avoid", Ruggiero told NPR.

World News Murder charge sought over submarine death
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Blood found on the submarine was also a match for Wall , he said. Kim Wall's body was discovered attached to a piece of metal "likely with the goal to make it sink", said the city's police chief Jens Moeller Jensen. Mr Madsen was initially charged with negligent manslaughter, to which he pleaded not guilty. Kazuko Toyonaga's headless body was discovered by a taxi driver close to the Copenhagen bay where Miss Wall's remains were found.

World News Car Slams Into Protesters At Trans Vigil
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But a police spokesperson said, in the newspaper's words, that the driver "stopped, honked and attempted to drive around the protesters before some of them surrounded his auto and began hitting it with their hands and a flag pole". Kiwi Herring , 30, was shot dead by officers on Tuesday. I stopped out the way just in time to not get hit but others were hit and at least one person seen by a medic'.

World News SpaceX's latest launch was less exciting, and that's OK
Author: 0 SpaceX's latest launch was less exciting, and that's OK

The year's third Falcon 9 rocket from Vandenberg Air Force Base lifted off on Thursday, en route to delivering a satellite into orbit for the Taiwanese government. It will be trying to land the first stage booster back on a remotely-piloted drone ship in the Pacific ocean afterwards. Today's launch also included a rocket recovery attempt for the Falcon 9's first-stage booster.

World News Panchkula Court To Announce Ram Rahim Verdict
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Several cities in northern India are under a security lockdown ahead of tomorrow's verdict in a rape trial involving controversial and hugely popular spiritual leader Gurmeet Ram Rahim , who has been accused of sexual harassment by two of his female followers.

World News President Trump's Popularity Took a Dive In These 3 Key Swing States
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The polled showed that a majority of voters in all three states prefer a Democratic-controlled Congress versus a Republican-controlled Congress heading into next year's midterm elections. "For residents of these three critical electoral states, the reaction to the first round of the Trump presidency is decidedly negative", said Dr.

World News BJP demands apology from Congress after Lt Col Purohit's bail
Author: 0 BJP demands apology from Congress after Lt Col Purohit's bail

The Supreme Court bench comprising Justice R K Agrawal and A M Sapre, while granting bail, said, "We set aside order of Bombay High Court ". Granting him bail, the court said there were variations in the charge sheets filed by the Mumbai anti-terrorism squad, which initially probed the case, and NIA.

World News Navy Adm. John Richardson Orders 'Operational Pause' for All US Fleets
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The US Navy's 7th Fleet said: "There are now 10 sailors missing and five injured... search and rescue efforts are under way in coordination with local authorities". The Navy said five others were injured. The dramatic pre-dawn collision , which left 10 sailors missing and five people injured, was the second major accident involving a United States warship in two months.

World News Turku knife attack: Court names Finland terror suspect as Abderrahman Mechkah
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Mechkah, an asylum seeker from Morocco who was living in a refugee center, is now in hospital recovering after being shot by police. So far no group has claimed responsibility but the incident is being treated as a terror attack. Among the injured was Hassan Zubier, 45, a paramedic who was born in Dartford, Kent. The British man, who was attacked after he rushed to the aid of a woman who had been stabbed several times, was initially described as a Swede due to the fact that he lives in Sweden.

World News Fresh Threats From Pyongyang As Joint Military Exercise Begins
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Tens of thousands of American and South Korean troops will participate in the event, which will be directly overseen by three top U.S. military commanders. Moon said North Korea's development of nuclear weapons technology was "nearing" a red line, which he described as "completing an ICBM and weaponizing it with a nuclear head".

World News 12 in preseason AP Top 25 poll
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Kansas State (No. 20), West Virginia (No. 22) and Texas (No. 23) also represent the Big 12. Florida comes in at No. 17, helping give the state four teams in the preseason poll for the first time. West Virginia landed one spot behind its season opening opponent Virginia Tech in the AP Poll, making it a matchup of top 25 programs that will be played in primetime September 3 at Fed-Ex Field.

World News Civil Rights Activist and Comedian Dick Gregory Dies
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Tributes poured in on social media on Sunday with politicians, comics, and activists praising the iconic performer's civil rights efforts. He was among those who participated in the historic 1963 March on Washington. In the years that followed, his star continued to rise after he was featured in several TV shows and recorded some popular comedy albums. "Those of us who weren't destroyed got stronger, got calluses on our souls", he wrote .

World News Cleveland Clinic cancels fundraiser at Trump's Mar-a-Lago
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But the cancellations don't come without risk: The Cleveland Clinic said it had raised about $1 million a year for medical equipment over the last eight years at Mar-a-Lago. The American Cancer Society, which has hosted its annual event at Mar-a-Lago for at least the past decade - has not selected another venue. Spokeswoman Eileen Sheil had said last week that the event was not political and that donors and executives discussed it and agreed Mar-a-Lago met the organization's needs.

World News Ousted Venezuela prosecutor ties exit to investigation
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The charges have "nothing to do with" the political leanings of Ferrer or Ortega, Saab said. Ortega has been barred from leaving Venezuela and an arrest order was issued for her husband for allegedly running an extortion ring out of the prosecutor's office.

World News Murad names Civil Hospital as Dr Ruth Pfau hospital
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Dr Ruth Pfau received numerous accolades for her services, including the Order of Merit (Germany), Sitara-e-Quaid-e-Azam in 1969, Hilal-e-Imtiaz in 1979, Hilal-e-Pakistan in 1989, Ramon Magsaysay Award in 2002 and the German Staufer Medal in 2015.

World News White House to elevate cyber to full combatant command
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For now, Mr Trump has agreed to raise the stature of cyber command within the military and give it more autonomy. Under the directive, the U.S. Cyber Command, which now comes under the Strategic Command, will join the ranks of unified combatant commands that oversee military operations in the Pacific, the Middle East and elsewhere.

World News Potential tropical storm developing east of Caribbean
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One has a 40 percent chance of development over the next five days, while the others have just a 20 percent chance of formation. The third wave is near the Cabo Verde Islands off Africa's west coast. Hurricane Gert became the second named Atlantic hurricane of 2017 on Tuesday , about a week after Hurricane Franklin damaged communities along the Mexican coastline.

World News China surpasses Japan as US' biggest creditor
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Now it has sold 20.5 billion U.S. dollars and has 1.09 trillion United States dollar treasuries. China increased its holdings of U.S. Treasuries by the most in two years, once again became the United States' biggest creditor. Similarly, China's foreign exchange reserves totaled $3,080.7 billion as of the end of July, up $23.9 billion from a month earlier for the sixth straight month of increase, according to Chinese central bank data released earlier this month.

World News Pence meets with Chilean president
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As of 1 p.m. Wednesday, Americans for Prosperity had still expected Pence to appear, tweeting: "The 11th annual Defending the American Dream summit this weekend will include keynote speakers Mike Pence , Ed Gillespie and Steve Forbes". Trump warned on Friday that he was considering various options to resolve the Venezuela crisis, "including a possible military option if necessary".

World News Charlottesville protest victim Heather Heyer 'wanted to put down hate'
Author: 0 Charlottesville protest victim Heather Heyer 'wanted to put down hate'

He called her "beautiful and incredible" and a "truly special young woman", adding "she will be long remembered by all!" They sang several spirituals and observed a moment of silence for the three lives lost during Saturday's violence. Susan Bro urges about 1,000 mourners gathered inside the Paramount Theatre to "find in your heart that small spark of accountability". Alongside an image of her daughter, she spoke of personal responsibility in the fight for social justice and entreated the ...

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