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Hamas dissolves Gaza government and agrees to national unity talks with Fatah

Hamas dissolves Gaza government and agrees to national unity talks with Fatah Hamas and Fatah fought a short civil war in Gaza in 2007 and since then Hamas has governed the small coastal enclave. Hamas said in its statement it agreed to dissolve the administration running Gaza, allow the reconciliation government to carry out its duties in the territory, to hold elections and enter into talks with Fatah. [Full Article...]

Writ seeks specific refugee law in Bangladesh

Writ seeks specific refugee law in Bangladesh Bangladesh on Sunday restricted the movement of Rohingya refugees, banning them from leaving designated areas. Bangladesh has for decades faced influxes of Rohingya fleeing persecution in Buddhist-majority Myanmar, where the Rohingya are regarded as illegal migrants. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump hits back at Clinton, with a golf ball, on Twitter

Donald Trump hits back at Clinton, with a golf ball, on Twitter The video, retweeted by several users, shows Trump on a golf course hitting a ball before segueing to the doctored shot of a golf ball hitting then-Secretary of State Clinton in the back as she is boarding a plane. It's not the first time Trump has come under fire for tweeting edited video in which he could be seen to be promoting violence. It comes as Mrs Clinton has released her latest book,... [Full Article...]

Korea Open Super Series: PV Sindhu enters into semifinals of women's singles

Korea Open Super Series: PV Sindhu enters into semifinals of women's singles The World No.4 Indian, who had won the China Super Series Premier past year and clinched the India Super Series and Syed Modi Grand Prix Gold this season, now stands just one win away from another title. She opened up an 11-6 handsome lead. This was the second time she met her Japanese rival in less than a month. The opening stanza was tightly contested, with neither player able to break away. [Full Article...]

What is Sardar Sarovar Dam

What is Sardar Sarovar Dam Accusing the opposition Congress of delaying the Sardar Sarovar project , Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani said: "Before 2014, the UPA government did not give permission for seven years to install gates on the dam". It is the second biggest dam in the world after Grand Coulee Dam in the US. The official said the 1.2-kmlong dam which is 163 metres deep has till date produced 4,141 crore units o... [Full Article...]

Slender Man Verdict: Teen Girl Avoids Prison Time for Stabbing

Slender Man Verdict: Teen Girl Avoids Prison Time for Stabbing They're not taking issue with Weier having some mental illness, but say she was much more motivated by her fear of losing Geyser as a friend if she didn't go along with the plot. The pair bonded over their obsession with Slender Man with Weier believing the mythical character could read her mind and would kill her or her family if she talked about him. [Full Article...]

Bitcoin China to cease digital assets trading

Bitcoin China to cease digital assets trading The post on their website today confirms the October deadline. Beijing-based Huobi , one of the country's top-three Bitcoin trading platforms, said it hadn't received any orders about stopping trading but will "obey government laws and try its best to protect clients' assets". [Full Article...]

Pelosi, top White House official open on border security

Pelosi, top White House official open on border security Chuck Schumer of NY and Rep. Nancy Pelosi of California, the top Democrats on Capitol Hill. That flexibility has the chance of rubbing some of Trump's most conservative supporters the wrong way if they feel Trump is willing to compromise in order to mint a deal. [Full Article...]

Torkham crossing remains closed on second day after Pak-Afghan border blasts

Torkham crossing remains closed on second day after Pak-Afghan border blasts Another Taliban member, whose name was not mentioned in the report either, said Mohib was part of the Afghan Taliban. "This is just a propaganda of the Western media". The three sides in trilateral talks expressed their commitment to eliminate the militant Islamic State through information sharing, complementary efforts and enhanced cooperation. [Full Article...]

US, Allies 'Will Not Be Intimidated' by North Korea

US, Allies 'Will Not Be Intimidated' by North Korea A trio of missile launches and a hydrogen bomb test that is the communist nation's most powerful to date. The Security Council's reaction came a day after North Korea fired an intermediate-range missile from Pyongyang over northern Japan yesterday. [Full Article...]

Chicago judge blocks Sessions' sanctuary city funds order

Chicago judge blocks Sessions' sanctuary city funds order The U.S. Department of Justice will not be permitted to withhold grant funds from cities that refuse to assist federal immigration officials to pursue suspected undocumented immigrants, a judge ruled Friday. Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel hailed Friday's decision at a City Hall news conference as "an affirmation of the rule of law". Leinenweber blocked the Justice Department from enforc... [Full Article...]

Haryana woman slaps army staffer in Delhi, gets arrested

Haryana woman slaps army staffer in Delhi, gets arrested The accused lady was apprehended by the police and FIR under 4 different sections of the IPC was also registered against her. The soldier seems to be trying to reason with her while fending off the assault.Ms Kalra, who lives in Gurgaon, had stopped her Tata Indica vehicle in front of an army truck ferrying soldiers , As Reported By NDTV . [Full Article...]

Trump scolded by police and PM for 'unhelpful' tweets after London attack

Trump scolded by police and PM for 'unhelpful' tweets after London attack Between expressing solidarity with the English Prime Minister Theresa May and taking advantage of the misfortune of others to make political proselytism, the president has chosen the second option. "It keeps going and going, and we have to be very smart and we have to be very, very tough - perhaps we're not almost tough enough". The news organization reports it remains unclear if the Trump Admin... [Full Article...]

Character actor Harry Dean Stanton dies at 91

Character actor Harry Dean Stanton dies at 91 A native of Kentucky, Stanton served in the Navy during World War II then did his first acting work in a University of Kentucky production of "Pygmalion". 'Roger Ebert once said , "No movie featuring Harry Dean Stanton can be altogether bad.' That is the power of a truly extraordinary actor". "He has this pride in appearing to not have to work hard to be good", says Sophie Huber, who direc... [Full Article...]

ICC congratulates Pakistan for successfully staging Independence Cup

ICC congratulates Pakistan for successfully staging Independence Cup Hosting of this short cricket series is a major step towards the revival of cricket in Pakistan and to convivence the other countries to play cricket in Pakistan. The decision to hold the Independence Cup in Lahore has helped the desired objective - to convey to the world that situation in Pakistan was normal against the sustained propaganda campaign by its detractors and the perception built ov... [Full Article...]

California passes 'sanctuary state' bill to protect undocumented residents

California passes 'sanctuary state' bill to protect undocumented residents A nationally watched bill to prevent local and state police from taking part in federal immigration enforcement passed the California Legislature early Saturday morning and heads to Gov. The organization put out a release earlier this week , saying that "California's front-line law enforcement officers do not now engage in, and have no intention of engaging in, immigration enforcement in the fi... [Full Article...]

11-year-old boy meets President Trump, mows White House lawn

11-year-old boy meets President Trump, mows White House lawn FX said he normally charges eight dollars per lawn (about £5.90) but chose to mow the White House lawn free of charge. "Dear Mr. President. It would be my honor to mow the White House lawn for some weekend for you". Frank, wearing ear plugs, appeared so focused on his mowing technique that he didn't appear to notice Trump when the president first approached him. [Full Article...]

Theresa May scolds Trump for speculating about London terror attack

Theresa May scolds Trump for speculating about London terror attack Ergo, it would seem Trump is making an assumption on the identity of the attacker (s) - that said person is of Middle Eastern background and/or could be described as "Muslim". A press officer for Scotland Yard told Daily Star Online the force is yet to identify any suspects in connection to the bombing. In May, British Prime Minister Theresa May protested to Trump after USA officials lea... [Full Article...]

Mnuchin: I Requested Government Plane For 'National Security' Reasons

Mnuchin: I Requested Government Plane For 'National Security' Reasons President Donald Trump is calling Mnuchin a "straight shooter" and saying he has total confidence in him following a report that Mnuchin's use of government planes is being investigated by the Treasury Department's inspector general. Linton responded by belittling the woman in a series of comments and even mentioned her honeymoon. That's the one that led his very bad wife Louise Linton to p... [Full Article...]

911 calls came too late for 3 children slain in California

911 calls came too late for 3 children slain in California Moya said the results of autopsies are expected to be released Friday. Police described the woman as a domestic violence victim but did not explain the extent of her injuries. Someone - it's not clear whether it was the mother - managed to dial 911 from inside the apartment, but, by the time police arrived , it was too late for the children. [Full Article...]


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