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Global Media U.S. revises assessment on North Korean missile launches
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The two ICBM launches prompted the U.N. Security Council to impose fresh sanctions on Pyongyang that aim to slash the country's $3 billion annual export revenue by a third. White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said Trump has been briefed and "we are monitoring the situation". This is the latest development in escalating tensions between North Korea and the USA, which have been simmering for months.

Global Media U.S. support to Kurdish YPG will cause problems: Turkey
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He also touched upon the possibility of confrontation with Turkey's North Atlantic Treaty Organisation ally US troops, saying that there are no reasons why such an encounter would happen, unless the USA fails to fulfill its pledges regarding the PKK-linked Democratic Union Party (PYD) and its armed wing People's Protection Units ( YPG ).

Global Media Kushner meets Israeli PM
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And while Trump remains popular in Israel , his praise last week for "very fine people" among the neo-Nazis who clashed with protesters in Charlottesville, Virginia, outraged many Jews in Israel. Since Bush, Palestinian leaders have grown accustomed to American officials and diplomats invoking the two-state solution. "And then upon their return we do a debrief and have conversations about what they learned and where things stand".

Global Media Wildfire that prompted evacuations near Kelowna likely human-caused
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It forced the evacuation of more than 1,000 residents when it suddenly broke out in the rural Joe Rich area on Thursday (August 24) afternoon. "We haven't seen significant growth on the size estimate of the fire since (Thursday) evening", said Justine Hunse, Fire Information Officer for the BC Wildfire Service.

Global Media Wildfire that prompted evacuations near Kelowna likely human-caused
Author: 0 Wildfire that prompted evacuations near Kelowna likely human-caused

It forced the evacuation of more than 1,000 residents when it suddenly broke out in the rural Joe Rich area on Thursday (August 24) afternoon. "We haven't seen significant growth on the size estimate of the fire since (Thursday) evening", said Justine Hunse, Fire Information Officer for the BC Wildfire Service.

Global Media Jordan Ayew nets first league goal of the season in Swansea win
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Midfielder Ruben Loftus-Cheek was also ruled out for the weekend's visit of Swansea due to a groin injury. Crystal Palace appear to have lost the momentum they built up towards the end of last season under Sam Allardyce, and their performances to date have been similar to what we witnessed in the first half of last season, which surely has to be concerning.

Global Media Cibulkova eases into New Haven finals
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She'll take on second-seeded Slovakian Dominika Cibulkova , a 6-1, 6-3 victor over Belgian qualifier Elise Mertens . After the women's night semifinal, Mark Philippoussis will play Mardy Fish in the PowerShares Series Legends tournament semifinal and James Blake, a 7-5 victor over Michael Chang Thursday, will face the victor of that match.

Global Media Haryana govt suspends Panchkula DCP for 'lapse'
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The guru's followers have also crashed cars and burned media vans. Barricades have been placed at entry points to the premises, where around 100,000 people are believed to be sheltering. Police used tear gas and water cannons and fired bullets to control the mobs near the court building. More than 200 people were injured in the two states.

Author: 0 My money won't go to the border wall

Funding for Trump's proposed border wall, a promise that was at the centre of his 2016 presidential bid, is poised to be at the centre of debate when Congress negotiates a new Government funding bill. "He's going to stick to building that wall, and he wants the money to pay for it", Conway said in a "Fox and Friends" interview. He said he did not vote for him and is a frequent critic.

Global Media Full Aadhaar database LEAKED to CIA? WikiLeaks report fans longstanding fears
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In 2011, Cross Match Technologies came into limelight after a report said that "the U.S. military used a product of Cross Match Technology t identify Osama Bin Laden after he was assassinated in Abbottabad operation". In other words, the CIA either discovered that other agencies were holding back biometric data they collected, or it wanted to safeguard against the possibility of this happening.

Global Media Sixth census counts 10418 transgender people in Pakistan
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Out of total 207.774 average annual growth rate of 2.4 percent over a period of 1998-2017. The total male population is 106.44 million or 51.2% against 101.31 million or 48.8% females. Urban population in the country increased by 36.38pc in 2017 from 32.5pc in 1998. Sindh population is 47.886 million with rural population of 22.975 million and urban 24.910 million.

Global Media Over 14 lakh Hajj pilgrims arrive in Saudi Arabia
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The rituals involved are meant to cleanse the soul and demonstrate the equality and solidarity of all Muslims, in their submission to God. Saudi Arabia said 1,405,924 pilgrims had arrived in the country for Hajj till Thursday morning. The number of pilgrims coming from overseas to perform Hajj rituals reached 656,748 in 2016 -641,896 by air, 7,748 by land, and 7,104 by sea - Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported.

Global Media Thailand's ex-PM Yingluck Shinawatra flees country as ten-year jail term looms
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Ms Yingluck's older brother Thaksin Shinawatra , who was ousted as prime minister in 2006 and now lives in self-imposed exile, is believed to be residing in the same emirate. "She has definitely left Thailand", said one source, who is also a member of her Puea Thai Party. There was no evidence the junta had been aware Yingluck might have meant to skip bail, but suspicions circulated among her supporters that her departure was very convenient for the military government.

Global Media 3 security personnel martyred in terror strike at J&K's Pulwama
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Hasan Shah, the spokesperson of the militant outfit, told news agency CNS over phone that the militants stormed into CRPF camp stationed at District Police Lines (DPL) Pulwama and inflicted casualties upon the armed forces. The police denied a hostage situation has occurred at the scene of fighting. When reports last came in, heavy firing exchanges were going on. The Army Strategic Officer (GOC) at Jammu and Kashmir, on Saturday said that the Pulwama encounter is a "fidayan attack" and ...

Global Media Group calls for statue of Christopher Columbus to come down
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De Blasio's comments came less than two weeks after violent clashes between white supremacists and anti-fascist counterprotesters in Charlottesville, Virginia, resulted in the death of 32-year-old Heather Heyer. "I see Christopher Columbus being a symbol of Italian American contributions to our nation", he said. "Although your intentions may be well placed, I fear that an examination into these particular statues, as well as the many others the city hopes to 'review, ' will present complex ...

Global Media Bihar floods: Narendra Modi announces Rs 500 crore for relief work
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The politics over floods in Bihar heated up on Saturday after Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited the state to conduct an aerial survey of the affected areas. PM Modi also announced an ex-gratia of Rs 2 lakh to the families of those killed and Rs 50,000 for those injured grievously by the floods, reported ANI .

Global Media United States president raises stakes on Mexico border wall project
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Rep. Morgan Griffith, R-Va., said Friday that "Mexico will pay at least part of the tab" for the border wall proposed by President Donald Trump . Trump's threat comes a little more than a month before federal spending authority expires, requiring Congress to act to keep the government fully operating past September 30.

Global Media White House: Kushner, Abbas Meeting Aimed to Launch 'Substantive Peace Talks'
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The ministers said in a joint statement they "appreciated the American role to achieve peace" between the Israelis and Palestinians, adding that they "look forward to the US administration intensifying its efforts in the coming period". Bannon skipped a May White House meeting with Abbas. "Israeli authorities should not allow a man who by his own admission shot at a crowd, injuring a journalist and killing a young man, to rest comfortably at home, unmolested by police", the group's ...

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