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United States diplomats in Africa struggle with fallout from Trump insult

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Senator Lindsey Graham , another Republican participant, told fellow South Carolina Senator Tim Scott the media reports of the comments were "basically accurate", according to The Post and Courier . Trump's comments, after similar protests by several other African countries. In a separate statement, African ambassadors to the United Nations said the comments were part of a "growing trend" by the Trump administration to "denigrate" the African continent and people of colour. Read More »

Qatari actions endanger passengers' lives: UAE

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Former US Special Envoy for Israeli-Palestinian negotiations Martin Indyk has taken to Twitter to announce that US President Donald Trump is no longer following the Saudi/UAE script on Qatar . In June, Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain and Egypt broke diplomatic relations and most trade links with Qatar , accusing it of ties to Islamist extremists and Saudi arch-rival Iran. Read More »

USA announces North Korea was behind cyberattack in May

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He added that Australia, Canada, and New Zealand also share the U.S. conclusion that North Korea was behind the attack. Further, he said that by attributing the WannaCry attack to North Korea, they want them to realize that the USA will move ahead to stop their behavior and work with companies such as Microsoft and Facebook. Read More »

BSF DG: Security forces giving befitting reply to Pak

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Reports said the district administration has asked all its officers to remain in a state of highest preparedness in view of continuous ceasefire violations by Pakistan . He was a native of Tamil Nadu. The official also said that all the schools within the five-km radius of the border in Arnia and RS Pura have been closed as a preventive measure. Read More »

Texas Tech coach has great comment about Mo Bamba

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Texas Tech virtually locked up a bid to the NCAA Tournament weeks ago and they're battling for a legitimate shot to knock the Jayhawks off their conference perch. While not a player that will dominate stat sheets, senior guard Niem Stevenson has stepped up as Tech's best defensive guard, as he has faced tough opposition in West Virginia's Jevon Carter and Oklahoma's Trae Young, while holding the league's top scorer in Young to a season-low five points in the first half against Oklahoma, ... Read More »

Tillerson prints out Trump tweets while planning policies

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The American administration's new Syria strategy largely entails increased diplomatic action, characterized by stabilization initiatives and new emphasis on the political solution. Tillerson also said the USA would remain until " Iranian influence in Syria is diminished, their dreams of a northern arch are denied, and Syria's neighbors are secure from all threats emanating from Syria ". Read More »

Longest underwater cave in the world found in Mexico

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Like the vast majority of the planet's cave systems, Sac Actun lies in limestone rocks. Numerous caves in the Yucatán were actually above sea level and dry at one time. "We've recorded more than 100 archaeological elements: the remains of extinct fauna, early humans, Mayan archaeology, ceramics and Mayan graves", de Anda is quoted as saying in the Mexico Daily News. Read More »

Zimbabwe Head of State Appoints His Vice Presidents

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Zimbabwean president Emmerson Mnangagwa unveiled Robert Mugabe's retirement package to the surprise of many. In November 2017 he became Minister of Defense and War Veterans. Mujuru and Mnangagwa had both been active members of the struggle for independence from Britain and had been close comrades and allies of Mugabe. When Mugabe fired the loyal henchman it sent Grace's political enemies over the edge, sparking a coup in all but name that only ended in resignation when MPs starting ... Read More »

New sanctions on North Korea seek to choke oil supply

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Resolution 2397, which was drafted by the U.S.in consultation with China, bans almost 90 percent of the rogue regime's refined petroleum imports, as well as sets new restrictions on other essential imports, such as heavy machinery. The measure was a victory for the US, the day after a General Assembly special session voted on a non-binding resolution condemning President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital. Read More »

California couple who held 13 children captive due in court

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Outwardly, the neatly tended house with its brown stucco and tile roof on Perris' Muir Woods Road, was identical to all the others in the Monument Park Development-another quiet, outpost of tranquil middle-class respectability. Robinette said she voiced concerns to her sister about the children's health. "God called on" David and Louise to have so many children, they added. Read More »

Belgium allocates $23 million to UNRWA

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Belgium has stepped in to help out the United Nations agency assisting Palestinian refugees, providing it an immediate disbursement of $23 million after President Donald Trump's administration suspended $65 million in aid for the global organization. Read More »

Section 301 probe could lead to a large 'fine' against China

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Trump was speaking in an interview with Reuters on Wednesday . The United States has started a trade investigation into the issue, and Cohn said the United States Trade Representative would be making recommendations about it soon. Congress on January 30. Trump downplayed the risk of a full-scale trade war with China. "I don't think so, I hope not", Trump said. "But if there is, there is", he said. Read More »

Corey Lewandowski responds to Joy Villa's sexual assault allegations

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But listen to what else she has to say: Villa told Politico that she was concerned that Lewandowski would "badmouth" her if she came forward with the accusations. Former Trump campaign manger Corey Lewandowski appeared on Charles Payne's show on Fox Business Network and discussed the sexual assault allegations leveled against him by pro-Trump celebrity Joy Villa . Read More »

GOP still struggling with President Trump's remarks on Africa

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Controversy erupted last week after reports that Trump told senators negotiating an amnesty deal for young adult illegal immigrants that America needed more immigration from countries like Norway and less from " s***hole " countries like Haiti and some African countries. Read More »

Will the FBI Snap Under Trump's Pressure?

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McCabe was involved in the investigation of former Secretary of State and presidential candidate Hillary Clinton's e-mail server and the shady, Trump-related "Russia dossier" that originated as a piece of Democratic opposition campaign research. Read More »

Gerard Pique Agrees To Sign New Contract Extension With Barcelona

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The 30-year-old Spain global, who moved to the LaLiga leaders from Manchester United 10 years ago, has committed his future to the 24-time Spanish champions - with a buyout clause of €500m (£441.6m). Pique's new deal sees Barcelona secure the long-term future of another key player after earlier in the season Andres Iniesta and Lionel Messi also inked new contracts at the Nou Camp. Read More »

All Those Accused in 2G Scam Case Acquitted By CBI Court

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DMK supporters marched to Patiala House Court and celebrated after the Court's verdict. Besides them, three telecom fi rms - Swan Telecom Pvt Ltd (STPL ), Reliance Telecom Ltd and Unitech Wireless ( Tamil Nadu) Ltd - are also accused and acquitted in the case. Read More »

Harley Barber: College student from NJ expelled in wake of racist videos

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She also stated that she was a member of Alpha Phi sorority in the videos as well. A few of her critics promised to report Barber to her sorority, Alpha Phi. Landon Collins denounced Harley Barber following her racist rant. "I did something really, really bad", Barber told The Post . In a statement , Linda Kahangi , executive director of Alpha Phi International Fraternity, said Barber is no longer with the sorority. Read More »

Decision On Justine Damond Shooting Won't Come Before 2018

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The BCA, which conducts the majority of officer involved shooting investigations in Minnesota, said in a statement Thursday that it "presented its case file to the Hennepin County Attorney on September 12, and continues to work with that office regarding this ongoing investigation". Read More »

Macron wants British cash for Calais despite £45m deal

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There he will meet with Prime Minister Theresa May to discuss defence and migration policy. Britain's three spy chiefs from MI5, MI6, GCHQ and France's two intelligence chiefs met in advance of the summit in the United Kingdom to discuss tackling terror. Read More »

Held Captive By Their Parents, 13 Children Found In California

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Louisa Anna Turpin had been identified as the mother of 13 malnourished children who were chained to beds in a Perris, California home. Neighbours of two parents charged with torturing their children and chaining them to beds have described the 13 siblings as acting "like they had never seen people before". Read More »

Giant Oil Spill Contaminates East China Sea

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The ministry added that a marine patrol ship had arrived at the site, and crew had begun assessing ways to detect leaks and stop the flow of oil. The Sanchi sunk on Sunday after burning for more than a week following a collision with a Hong Kong-registered tanker. Read More »

Hawaii False Alarm Hints at Thin Line Between Mishap and Nuclear War

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Officials emphasize the state's public should heed any alerts issued from the professionals here. It emerged that it was a false alarm . "North Korea likely to have launched missile". "Somebody messed up", said Erin Sutton, Director of Virginia Beach's Office of Emergency Management. Hawaii Emergency Management Agency spokesperson Richard Rapoza said the worker who inadvertently sent the alert has been reassigned within the agency's emergency operation center pending the outcome ... Read More »

North and South Korea will march under one flag at Winter Olympics

It says the two Koreas also discussed fielding a joint women's hockey team and conducting a joint march during the opening ceremony of the Pyeongchang Games. In state media this week, the North warned the South of spoiling inter-Korean ties by insisting it gives up its nuclear weapons . The surprising agreement comes after three days of negotiations between the countries as they tried to reach a consensus on how athletes from North Korea would be represented at the Olympics. Read More »

Saba Qamar talks about humiliation she faced at global airport

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I feel so humiliated when they take off things one by one. In a 49-second video that has gone viral now, a teary-eyed Saba is seen saying she faces a lot of humiliation while going through the process of security checking when the airport staff looks at her with suspicion. Read More »

Kulbhushan Jadhav Family Meeting a Success, Indian Allegations Regrettable

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The ICJ is expected to hold another hearing on the case in the next few months. Foreign Office spokesman Mohammad Faisal tweeted on Thursday that 47-year-old Jadhav's mother and wife had applied for visas. Avanti and Chetankul Jadhav were forced to change and take off their mangal-sutra, bindi and bangles for the meeting. During the Zero Hour yesterday, members of various political parties, including the Congress , Shiv Sena, Trinamool Congress and AIADMK, strongly protested the way ... Read More »

Auburn hires Buffalo AD Allen Greene as Jacobs' replacement

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While at Buffalo, Greene has raised funds for a to-be-built $18 million indoor practice facility, which had been discussed for almost 20 years, other capital projects, landed an apparel deal with Nike and has led the development of a facilities master plan. Read More »

Turkey says U.S. denial of Syrian border force plan 'important'

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Turkey views the YPG as an extension of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party ( PKK ) which has fought an insurgency in southeast Turkey since 1984. Turkey's president said Washington was "creating a terror army" and vowed to "suffocate" it. Once again, the US military's strategy has been cut and pasted from an earlier era. Read More »

YouTube personality Chrissy Chambers wins 'revenge porn' case

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Some of the clips features Chambers' full name and age at the time, which was 18. Chrissy Chambers - who has a YouTube channel aimed mainly at teenage girls with her girlfriend, and now fiancée, Bria Kam - became a leading "revenge porn" campaigner after being alerted to the clips. Read More »

U.S. urges United Nations to pressure Pakistan

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Afghan elders in Pakistan said that a year ago 400,0000 Afghans voluntarily returned to Afghanistan , among them 100,000 have returned to Pakistan because the Afghan government did not provide them with shelter or facilities. "We don't think that we need to facilitate the peace process, we think we need to support the peace process", she added. It was perhaps one of the rare visits during which a United States official did not visit the General Headquarters for a meeting with the military ... Read More »