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The 1987 Constitution requires any extension of martial rule to be approved by Congress. The request comes almost two months after Duterte declared the liberation of Marawi City. Congress has only three days to act on the request. Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said the Office of the President has already received the recommendations of the Department of National Defense, the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and the Philippine National Police (PNP) regarding the extension of ...
  • Protesters Clash with Security Forces Near US Embassy in Lebanon

    Protesters Clash with Security Forces Near US Embassy in Lebanon

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    Embassy in the Awkar area east of Beirut. The protesters gathered hundreds of yards away from the embassy on Sunday, where they burned an effigy of Mr. Lebanon's Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil said during the emergency meeting that Arab nations should consider imposing economic sanctions against the United States to prevent it moving its Israel embassy to Jerusalem from Tel Aviv.
  • Rani Mukherjee throws star-studded birthday party for daughter Adira

    Rani Mukherjee throws star-studded birthday party for daughter Adira

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    Rani Mukerji posing with Kapoor sisters, Kareena and Karisma. Taimur Ali Khan , Roohi and Yash Johar, twins of Karan Johar and AbRam Khan were all present with their famous parents. He shared the pictures of Kareena and Taimur as well. Shilpa Shetty's son, Viaan, also seemed to be having a great time at the party. Neil also shared a picture of wife Rukmini with Shah Rukh.
  • Israel says it has destroyed Hamas attack tunnel from Gaza

    Israel says it has destroyed Hamas attack tunnel from Gaza

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    Israel was not aware of any casualties, he said. Israeli forces on Sunday destroyed a "significant" cross-border attack tunnel from the Gaza Strip, which the military said was being dug by the enclave's dominant Islamist group, Hamas. In response, the IAF struck Hamas targets, after which a salvo of rockets struck the southern Israeli city of Sderot. "In response to the projectiles fired at Israel from the Gaza Strip, Israel air force aircraft targeted a Hamas training compound and an ...
  • US Tells Saudis to Allow Yemen Humanitarian Aid Immediately

    US Tells Saudis to Allow Yemen Humanitarian Aid Immediately

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    The statement comes two days after US President Donald Trump called on Saudi Arabia to "completely allow food, fuel, water, and medicine to reach the Yemeni people who desperately need it". The US has urged the Saudi-led coalition to "facilitate the free flow of humanitarian aid" in Yemen as millions suffer in the war-torn country due to the land and air blockade imposed by the Saudis.
  • Haryana minister tells HUDA to cancel Fortis' land lease

    Haryana minister tells HUDA to cancel Fortis' land lease

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    Adya had died of dengue after undergoing treatment at the Gurugram hospital. However, the condition was unfulfilled by the hospital as per the MoU signed between Haryana government and hospital's authorities, reported India Today. A major controversy had erupted as the girl's family was charged Rs 16 lakh for the treatment. The bill included documentation fee of Rs 250, dietitian fee of Rs 3000, an eye specialist's fee of Rs 13,200.
  • Abogado de Paolo Guerrero dice que apelará sanción de la Fifa

    Abogado de Paolo Guerrero dice que apelará sanción de la Fifa

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    Pobre de quien se atreva a disentir de quienes afirman que la suspensión a nuestro mejor delantero es parte de una conspiración urdida por Argentina que, ante la eventualidad de enfrentar a Perú en la segunda ronda del Mundial, ha empezado a mover sus hilos para tener el camino libre hacia el tercer título que tanto ansía.
  • Firefighters Gain Ground On SoCal Wildfires Even As Winds Continue To Vex

    Firefighters Gain Ground On SoCal Wildfires Even As Winds Continue To Vex

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    Firefighters had a successful day battling flames on the southern edge of the Thomas fire, working toward the coast as well as parts of Ojai thanks to favorable wind patterns, a weakening of the winds and fire crews improving fire lines they had established, according to Bill Murphy, a spokesman for Cal Fire.
  • Dead After Small Plane Crashes Into San Diego House, Fire Officials Say

    Dead After Small Plane Crashes Into San Diego House, Fire Officials Say

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    There were a total of four people on board the plane, according to SDFD. Richard King, who lives on the street where the plane crashed, was on his roof putting up Christmas lights when he heard what sounded like a propane tank exploding. Abernathy Avenue, Sgt. Jordan Wells of the San Diego Police Department said. Subscribe to Times of San Diego's free daily email newsletter! . Firefighters were able to put out the flames by approximately 5 p.m., Fennessy said.
  • Egypt's Coptic Pope rejects Pence meeting over Jerusalem

    Egypt's Coptic Pope rejects Pence meeting over Jerusalem

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    The decision has sparked anger in Palestinian territories and Arab countries, and has been met with condemnation from countries around the world. It said Trump's decision "did not take into account the feelings of millions of Arab people".
  • North Korea missile 'seen by Cathay Pacific airline crew'

    North Korea missile 'seen by Cathay Pacific airline crew'

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    China has voiced grave concern over North Korea's nuclear and missiles programme, as well as calling on the United States and South Korea to stop provoking Pyongyang. These confrontational war-mongering remarks can not be interpreted in any other way but as a warning to us to be prepared for a war on the Korean peninsula.
  • Rohingya crisis reflects vulnerability of human rights

    Rohingya crisis reflects vulnerability of human rights

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    This year Human Rights Day will kick off a year-long campaign to mark the upcoming 70 anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights . This year marks the 40 anniversary of the Canadian Human Rights Act , as well as the 35 anniversary of the Charter of Rights and Freedoms and Section 35 of the Constitution.
  • Black Caps all out for 373 in first innings against West Indies

    Black Caps all out for 373 in first innings against West Indies

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    Left with the task of rebuilding at 173 for three at tea, New Zealand were dealt another blow in the third over following the resumption when Ross Taylor (16) attempted to cut one too close to him from pacer Kemar Roach, and top-edged a catch to Dowrich who pouched it on the second attempt.
  • $450m 'Leonardo painting' heads to Louvre Abu Dhabi

    $450m 'Leonardo painting' heads to Louvre Abu Dhabi

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    The Louvre Abu Dhabi, the first museum to bear the Louvre name outside France , has been billed as "the first universal museum in the Arab world", in a sign of the oil-rich emirate's global ambitions. It is one of fewer than 20 authenticated da Vinci paintings in existence. It opened last month with more than 600 artworks for its permanent collection, including such Old Master paintings as Giovanni Bellini's "Madonna and Child".
  • Where's Roy? Days before Alabama election, Moore disappears from campaign trail

    Where's Roy? Days before Alabama election, Moore disappears from campaign trail

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    And that Trump did his Friday night event in Pensacola, Florida - just across the Alabama state line and also in the Mobile market. Trump held a rally in Pensacola on Friday night in which he briefly urged Alabamians to vote for Moore. "They want to destroy judge Roy Moore and they want to take your voice away", Bannon told the crowd in Fairhope. The White House said the rally was a campaign event for Trump.
  • Palestinian leader won't meet Pence in snub over Jerusalem move

    Palestinian leader won't meet Pence in snub over Jerusalem move

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    Violence overtook the Palestinian territory of Gaza for the third day in a row on Saturday in response to Trump's decision, resulting in the deaths of two Palestinian militants by Israeli airstrikes. Demonstrations in condemnation of Trump were also held throughout the Arab and Muslim world. The Israeli military said that its Iron Dome air defence system intercepted an earlier rocket fired from the Palestinian enclave.
  • Winter Storm Benji in Photos

    Winter Storm Benji in Photos

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    On Sunday , strong west winds will push cold air across the Great Lakes, bringing lake effect snow to parts of Tug Hill and Western New York. Forecasters say 4 to 6 inches of heavy snow is possible in New Jersey. Some spots could see as much as 10 to 15 inches of snow, forecasters said . The winter storm warning , which was issued Friday, means severe winter weather conditions are occurring.
  • Ram Charan's upcoming flick 'Rangasthalam 1985's' release date locked

    Ram Charan's upcoming flick 'Rangasthalam 1985's' release date locked

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    Sukumar is the director of the film and Samantha is the female lead in the movie . In the poster, we see a visibly happy Ram Charan pulling off a dance step in a dhoti-clad avatar. The film is being bankrolled by Mythri Movie Makers and it has the music by Devi Sri Prasad. The production house confirmed that Rangasthalam will hit the screens on March 30.
  • Left-wing Hits First in Vote Count After Elections in Nepal

    Left-wing Hits First in Vote Count After Elections in Nepal

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    The Nepali Congress, which has close ties with India and was the largest party in the last election, won 6 seats, Naya Shakti Party, Federal Socialist Forum Nepal and independent candidate have won one each, officials said, adding that result for 49 Parliamentary seats have been declared so far.
  • Center Coast Capital Advisors LP Maintains Stake in Targa Resources Corp (TRGP)

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    The stock increased 1.28% or $0.53 during the last trading session, reaching $41.95. The stock exchanged hands with 1595888 numbers of shares contrast to its average daily volume of 1.71M shares. Oppenheimer initiated the stock with "Outperform" rating in Wednesday, February 8 report. Westwood Holdings Group Inc decreased Broadridge Financial Solutions Inc (NYSE:BR) stake by 257,550 shares to 772,031 valued at $58.30 million in 2017Q2.
  • North Korea, UN Agree to Communicate Regularly

    North Korea, UN Agree to Communicate Regularly

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    The UN Undersecretary General for Political Affairs, Jeffrey Feltman , on Saturday concluded his five-day visit to North Korea, during which both parties agreed to remain in regular contact. State media said Feltman's visit "contributed to deepening the understanding between the DPRK and the U.N. Secretariat". He will also meet diplomats in Pyongyang as well as the United Nations team in North Korea, where the United Nations operates six agencies with 50 global staff.
  • White House Appears to Soften on 20 Percent Tax Rate

    White House Appears to Soften on 20 Percent Tax Rate

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    According to White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders , it was a dry throat - "nothing more than that". Nothing more than that'. Sanders added that like presidents before him, Trump will undergo a "full physical" at Walter Reed military hospital.
  • New York Governor's Office Dismisses FBI Probe As 'Charade'

    New York Governor's Office Dismisses FBI Probe As 'Charade'

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    The FBI is now looking at letters that agencies and authorities submitted to the governor's office about new hires. Cuomo spokesman Rich Azzopardi declined to confirm whether the FBI is investigating, but said raising the issue was "absurd", the Times Union reported.
  • United Kingdom foreign minister arrives in Iran to lobby for jailed aid worker

    United Kingdom foreign minister arrives in Iran to lobby for jailed aid worker

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    Mr Johnson is also expected to meet Iranian president Hassan Rouhani on Sunday. Global sanctions against Iran have only recently been lifted as part of a multilateral nuclear deal to curb Tehran's disputed uranium enrichment programme. Before the visit, Mr Johnson said: "I will stress my grave concerns about our dual national consular cases and press for their release where there are humanitarian grounds to do so".
  • Israeli forces clash with Palestinian youth in East Jerusalem neighborhoods

    Israeli forces clash with Palestinian youth in East Jerusalem neighborhoods

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    Dozens of protesters were wounded by rubber bullets or live fire in clashes in the occupied West Bank, Gaza Strip and Jerusalem that followed the main weekly Muslim prayers yesterday. Arab media reported the IDF retaliated with tank fire directed at a Hamas terrorist site in central Gaza. Mr Tucker says every nation on earth has the right to designate its capital, and Israel should be treated no differently.
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation chief defends agency after Donald Trump attacks

    Federal Bureau of Investigation chief defends agency after Donald Trump attacks

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    But if his dislike for Trump was severe enough to require dismissing him from the current probe, what about the one in which he was a key figure a year ago? This is particularly disturbing in light of the fact that Strzok was a key player in the Hillary Clinton email investigation, and is even credited with changing language in the FBI's report from " grossly negligent " to " extremely careless ", which played an extremely important role in Clinton's escape from criminal indictment and ...
  • Mamata condemns brutal killing of a laborer from Bengal

    Mamata condemns brutal killing of a laborer from Bengal

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    Bengal govt has chose to provide Rs 3 lakh and one job to victim's family. "His family is totally helpless", she tweeted. She further added, "As a small help to the bereaved family, our government has chose to provide Rs 3 lakh to the family and also one job to the eligible person of the victim's family".
  • Toronto Police will update media on murder victim Tess Richey, 2 others

    Toronto Police will update media on murder victim Tess Richey, 2 others

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    In a news release issued early Friday morning, police noted that the investigations are "separate", so it remains unclear why the updates are being held in conjunction with one another. on June 26. In response to this , Chief Saunders says part of his investigation into all of the facts of these cases, and to the handling of the Richey case, will be to determine why and how members of The Village community feel this way in order to determine how the Toronto Police can "do better".
  • Two off-duty officers killed in I-270 crash in Montgomery County

    Two off-duty officers killed in I-270 crash in Montgomery County

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    Two off-duty law enforcement officers are dead following a multi-vehicle crash on Interstate 270 that diverted traffic for hours overnight. One person was killed and another seriously injured Friday night in a auto crash in Montgomery County, according to the county fire and rescue service.
  • Iraq declares the end of its war on Isil

    Iraq declares the end of its war on Isil

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    Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced Iraqi forces were in full control of the country's border with Syria during remarks at a conference in Baghdad, and his spokesman said the development marked the end of the military fight against IS.
  • China warns citizens in Pak. of terror attacks

    China warns citizens in Pak. of terror attacks

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    It also asked Chinese nationals to cooperate with Pakistan's police and the military, and to alert the embassy in the event of an emergency. China, which found safeguarding its investments in Pakistan hard, is now finding it even more hard to engage terror-infested Pakistan in an economic dialogue.
  • Teen confesses murdering mother, sister in Greater Noida

    Teen confesses murdering mother, sister in Greater Noida

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    The boy has reportedly admitted to his crime and said that he had murdered his mother and sister on December 4. The father had appealed to him to 'come home and not be afraid. As per police statement, the accused left his house after changing clothes which had blood stains. The police added: "The juvenile had left the weapons at the murder spot".
  • Sonia Gandhi celebrates her 71st birthday

    Sonia Gandhi celebrates her 71st birthday

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    Sonia Gandhi is greeted by her supporters on May 17, 1999. They said that the party men needed to learn from her sacrifices. Outgoing Congress chief Sonia Gandhi celebrates 71st birthday as son Rahul steps in- photos from HT archives that trace her 19 year long journey as Congress president.
  • Minnesota woman sues after being viciously attacked by police dog

    Minnesota woman sues after being viciously attacked by police dog

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    Paul, until she rounded a corner to throw out her garbage and came across a police K9 hot on the trail of a suspected burglar. Seconds later, a woman can be heard screaming. Police apologized to Collins while she was in the hospital, said Steve Linders, a St. Paul police spokesman. "She wants St. Paul to make the appropriate changes to makes sure it doesn't happen again".
  • Michigan State attorneys: No written report on Larry Nassar investigation

    Michigan State attorneys: No written report on Larry Nassar investigation

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    Neff said Nassar "should never again have access to children". Nassar also faces sentencing in two state courts after pleading guilty last month to seven counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct involving girls who were 15 years old or younger Ingham County in Michigan, as well as three other counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct in Eaton County, Michigan.
  • Palestinian president will not meet Pence: adviser

    Palestinian president will not meet Pence: adviser

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    He will also travel to Egypt and Israel in the second half of December, a visit that has taken on extra significance after Trump's announcement, the BBC reported. Earlier, senior Fatah figure Jibril Rajoub told Saudi television that Pence would not be welcome in Ramallah, a clear diplomatic snub to the U.S. administration.
  • Soroban Capital Partners LP Holds Position in Union Pac Corp (Call) (UNP)

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    Soroban Capital Partners Lp who had been investing in Union Pac Corp (Call) for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $101.66 billion market cap company. Hbk Sorce Advisory Ltd Liability stated it has 8,750 shares. Union Pacific (NYSE: UNP ) last released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, April 27th.
  • Gujarat elections: Shaktisinh Gohil alleges EVM malfunctioning in Surat and Amreli

    Gujarat elections: Shaktisinh Gohil alleges EVM malfunctioning in Surat and Amreli

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    The EC is involving the polling agents of the parties, who are the stakeholders in the election, at every stage of the EVM and VVPAT activities. The Election Commission said that the faulty EVMs have been replaced. On the day of counting, a mandatory count of the VVPAT paper slips will be carried out by randomly selecting one polling station per Assembly constituency "on a pilot basis" for greater transparency and credibility of the election process, the official said.
  • TNM accesses footage of Hasini's killer Dhasvanth escaping from police

    TNM accesses footage of Hasini's killer Dhasvanth escaping from police

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    Daswant was charged with raping and killing a seven-year-old girl who was his neighbour last February in Mugaliwakkam. Yesterday, the cops were escorting him back to Chennai , and they chose to stop at a hotel in Vile Parle for lunch. The Vile Parle police had already requested reinforcements from the local police stations, and the police quickly surrounded Dashvanth. Three police officers in mufti are seen running behind him.