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Trump Puts Big-Game Trophy Decision on Hold

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Donald Trump announced on Friday he is putting his decision to drop restrictions on hunters importing trophies from elephants hunted in Zimbabwe and Zambia on hold for the time being. In addition to noting the continuing population decline among elephants, Royce cited widespread corruption at the highest levels of government in Zimbabwe and the current political turmoil in the country following an apparent military coup earlier in the week. Read More »

Cold Front with High Winds Arrive Sunday

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Accumulation of less than half an inch is possible. As the front shifts across the region late this afternoon and early evening, winds will become westerly in the evening. Precipitation: On and off rain and snow showers. Partly sunny Saturday with a high near 62. Winds could gust to 45 miles per hour. Tuesday night - A chance of rain showers before midnight, then a chance of rain and snow showers between midnight and 2am, then a chance of snow showers after 2am. Read More »

Five terrorists killed in Kashmir's Bandipora encounter, gunfight underway

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Security forces launched a search operation in Chandergeer village in Hajin area of the district after receiving specific intelligence input about the presence of militants in the area, a police official said. For a long time, their local supporters failed most of the operations of Police and security forces with slogans and stone pelting. "Six terrorists have been killed in the encounter", Kalia told AFP. Read More »

Manushi Chhillar wins Miss World beauty pageant crown for India

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She had previously won Femina Miss India World 2017 in Mumbai on 25 June 2017. From being a simple Delhi girl to representing India at Miss World 2017, Manushi's journey has been an inspiring one. Stephanie Hill of England remained the first runners up. "Super proud! Jai Hind". The coveted crown on the head of the victor hoisted by tradition, the victor of the previous contest Stephanie Del Valle from Puerto Rico. Read More »

Hillary blasts Trump over sexual misconduct allegations

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One woman said she was 14 years old when Moore initiated sexual contact with her. Bash countered: Why won't Trump simply call for Moore to step aside? They also serve a distinct political goal: expanding the focus from alleged sexual actions by a Republican candidate to Democrats as well, effectively making the topic of sexual harassment a bipartisan liability. Read More »

Twitter removing white supremacists' verified badges

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Twitter suspended its verification process "due to confusion" over its policies last week following public outcry for the verification of white nationalist Jason Kessler . Other notable accounts that lost their verified status were English Defense League founder and right-wing activist Tommy Robinson and "alt-right" American political activist Laura Loomer . Read More »

Get your elephant trophies, United States now says

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President Donald Trump's two adult sons are avid trophy hunters. A notice regarding the change is set to be posted in the Federal Register this week outlining information to justify the changes. Since elephant numbers have dropped by 62 percent over the last decade, conservationists fear they could be nearly extinct in the next 10 years. The elephant population declined 6 percent overall in Zimbabwe but dropped by 74 percent within one specific region. Read More »

Climate change denial or indifference are 'perverse attitudes' - pope

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Stern, who was Barack Obama's special envoy for climate change, said he was "annoyed, frustrated" by the new president's rejection of a deal that took the world's nations more than two decades to negotiate. But some of the world's biggest coal users, such as China, India , the United States, Germany and Russian Federation, have not joined. Speaking in Manila on Tuesday at a summit of Southeast Asian countries, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau called coal the "dirtiest of all fossil fuels" and ... Read More »

Students Exploring Class Action Lawsuit Against Striking Colleges

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The College Employer Council brought its final offer to a vote after they approached the Labour Relations Board of Ontario, who brought forth the offer to the striking OPSEU faculty. "It is sneaky stuff", said the OPSEU bargaining team member while walking the Fanshawe picket line Tuesday morning. This strike has gone on for too long - and we still need to resolve it and get our students and faculty back in class. Read More »

Trump halts speech to sip water, sparks Marco Rubio flashback

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It was a marvellous opportunity for former presidential primary rival Marco Rubio to point out the hypocrisy. "I wish when he was still looking for water, and he was, like, really dry, I wish at that moment, people from Puerto Rico would have come out and started throwing water bottles at his face", "The Daily Show" host Trevor Noah joked. Read More »

Minimum alcohol pricing clears final hurdle

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Professor Petra Meier from the University of Sheffield said: "It is estimated that once it has reached its full effect, the introduction of a 50p minimum unit price in Scotland would result in 120 fewer alcohol-related deaths and 2,000 fewer hospital admissions per year". Read More »

New Roy Moore accuser says he groped her in law office

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The Senate committee, like virtually the entire national GOP , has called for Moore to quit the race. For Bannon, Moore has been the means to challenge establishment Republicans, throwing his support behind Moore during the primary against President Trump's and Senate Republicans' preferred candidate, incumbent Sen. Read More »

Macron offers former Lebanon PM Hariri residency in France

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Before departing to Saudi Arabia Rai said the return of Hariri from Saudi Arabia was essential for Lebanon's stability. However, disputes about nuclear weapons and Saudi Arabia's execution of Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr, a Shiite cleric who was involved in protests surrounding Arab Spring , caused Saudi Arabia and Iran to sever diplomatic ties again in 2016 . Read More »

Natural disaster on Iran-Iraq border leaves 400 dead, thousands injured

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At least 210 people were killed and more than 1,700 were injured Sunday night when a powerful 7.3-magnitude natural disaster struck in Iran and Iraq . State television showed tents, blankets and food being distributed in areas struck by the temblor. Turkey's aid efforts are being coordinated with the central government in Baghdad and the Iraqi Red Crescent. Read More »

US Security Delegation Heads to Israel to Discuss Syria Ceasefire

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Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu revealed the offer during a video Q & A with a gathering of the Jewish Federations of North America in Los Angeles, California. The 7.3 magnitude natural disaster killed a few people in Iraq, more than 530 in Iran, and injured more than 8,000 in the region. After an quake struck Iran in 2003, killing over 26,000 people, Iran also declined an Israeli offer of aid. Read More »

Magnitude Earthquake Strikes South Korean Coastline

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The seismic intensity was the second biggest in the country's history after the biggest ever quake of 5.8-magnitude hit the Gyeongju city, just south of the Pohang city, in September previous year. Pohang is some 35km from the Wolseong Nuclear Power Plant, which has six operational reactors. It noted that the quake was felt across South Korea, including the capital and on the southern island of Jeju, with reports that the buildings were shaking and picture frames falling off walls. Read More »

Operation Christmas Child organizers hope to collect 18000 boxes this year

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The Samaritan's Purse website (www.samaritanpurse.org) has all of the information regarding how to pack a shoebox, shipping and tracking information. This year, they chose Operation Christmas Child . "We'd like to see a good 1,000 go from this area, to East Stroudsburg, then from there to Baltimore and from the processing there, they go directly to the children". Read More »

Russian Federation posts video game screenshot as 'proof' of USA helping IS

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According to PCGamesN , the screenshot is from a gameplay footage video for a game called AC-130 Gunship Simulator which was uploaded to YouTube by its developer. is co-operating with so-called Islamic State by providing cover to fleeing IS militants. "The US are actually covering the Isis combat units to recover their combat capabilities, redeploy, and use them to promote the American interests in the Middle East", the statement concluded. Read More »

Australia votes Yes in same-sex marriage survey

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A young protester cheers in support during a march for marriage equality in Sydney . But exactly how the Marriage Act will change remains an active debate within the Coalition . On Tuesday, a group of cross-party senators backed a same-sex marriage bill penned by Liberal Senator Dean Smith . Coalition parliamentarians, who were previously required to vote against marriage equality will now be given a free vote, Labor MPs are nearly universally in favour and a majority of ... Read More »

United States hate crimes rise for second straight year

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The number of participating agencies also varies from year to year, so simple year-by-year comparisons are cautioned against. Hate crimes in Wisconsin appeared to decrease for the second straight year in 2016. Brian Levin, director of the Center for the Study of Hate and Extremism at California State University, said the increase in hate crimes nationally reflects an increase in hate crimes around the 2016 presidential election, a big increase in some large jurisdictions, a sustained level ... Read More »

Stabbing Confirmed at Mall of America

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Witnesses told local media that one person was stabbed in the back and another knifed multiple times. It was reported that the two men were confronting Mahad Abdirahman, the suspect, about stealing some belongings from a dressing room when they were injured. Read More »

Iran rejects Macron's call for talks on missile issue

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The Saudis are in full support of President Trump's decision not to certify Iran as in compliance with Obama's treacherous "deal". The president proposed revising the Iran nuclear deal of 2015, saying it " must be preserved ", but " complemented with two pillars ", which would include " a negotiation on the ballistic activity of Iran, with sanctions if necessary , " and a discussion on " restraining Iranian hegemony in the region ". Read More »