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Egyptian Minister's Euro 2016 Jolly With Israel's Netanyahu Draws Ire at Home

Senior political sources in Jerusalem said that Israel was interested in pursuing the Egyptian path towards peace talks in order to ward off both the French initiative to hold an global conference on the Israel-Palestine conflict in Paris and a last-ditch attempt by the Obama administration to set a framework for solving the conflict. Read More »

Dutch football team tumbles to 26 in new Fifa rankings

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Playing in Group B at the Euro Cup, which kicked off on June 10, Russian Federation ended its match against England with 1-1 draw, then lost its encounters with Slovakia and Wales (1-2 and 0-3 respectively). Former SAFF and now CAFF (Central Asian) member Afghanistan are ranked two places above India at 150. Meanwhile, Brazil and Spain dropped two spots each to be at No. Read More »

'Mr. Robot' returns - as mind-bending as ever, on USA

It was all part of an elaborate marketing stunt to drum up interest for "Mr. Robot", which has won critical praise (including a Peabody Award ) but built only a modest audience on TV during its first season last summer. "Even though it's been insane and hard, the best part is that we were able to get all 10 episodes up front before we started, so we all know the whole story". Read More »

Digest this: heavy people may die up to 3 years early

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In Europe, the prevalence of adult obesity is 20 percent while the amount rises to 31 percent in North America. The study also estimated the population-attributable fraction for mortality due to overweight and obesity (PAF) - ie, the reduction in deaths in a population that would occur if a risk factor were eliminated. Read More »

Boris Johnson's long record of insults, gaffes

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Kerry stressed US support for a sensible and measured approach to the Brexit process and offered to stay engaged as Britain's government develops its plans, a statement said. "But now a completely different political task lies before him - taking on foreign policy responsibility beyond Brexit". But it also said May had appointed him "to heal the party and to show the voters. Read More »

NKorea: US sanctions tantamount to act of war

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The blacklist also covers officials at the Ministry of State Security and the Ministry of People's Security, agencies which run North Korea's vast system of political prison camps, labor camps and related interrogation centers that the United States and rights experts say house some 120,000 political prisoners. Read More »

Cameron out, May in on dramatic day in British politics

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Mrs May arrived at the palace with her husband Philip, minutes after her predecessor David Cameron left with his family, having tendered his resignation to the Queen. "It's not been an easy journey and of course we have not got every decision right, but I do believe that today our country is much stronger", Cameron said. Read More »

Demand for crude oil from Europe will drop

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Oil prices recovered from steep losses to rally more than 2 percent Tuesday after OPEC said the glut of oil on the market could vanish next year. Monthly OPEC crude production averaged just under 32.6 million barrels per day between January and May. Read More »

Philadelphia airport workers vote to strike during DNC

The workers are now subcontractors hired by various airlines, and are pushing for a $15 hourly wage and improved benefits. Since so much of this convention is about visuals, I think partnering with Curalate was a great decision by the host committee and convention officials. Read More »

Low risk in all but 4 countries of Olympics-related Zika

She says while the state does not have the mosquito species that carries Zika it's better to be safe than sorry. Neither the baby nor mother are infectious, the DSHS said, and there is no additional risk in Texas. Besides microcephaly, Zika has been linked to eye problems, joint disorders and seizures in babies. No other details about the family are being released at this time. Read More »

Iran signals ability to restore nuclear program if needed

Lawmakers have already voiced opposition to doing nuclear-related business with Iran, and have criticized the Obama administration for failing to provide them with specific details on the sale. "It is why the people's elected representatives are again taking a stand against these unwise and risky concessions to Iran". ITER was launched in 2006 by Europe, the United States , China, India, Japan, Russia and South Korea. Read More »

Sensex loses early vigour, but still up 75 points

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ICICI Bank jumped the most by 2.28 pct. The gauge shed 74.59 points in the previous session on Friday. The NSE Nifty rose by 53.12 points or 0.63 per cent to close at 11-month high at 8,521.05. China's main Shanghai Composite Index also moved up by 0.03 per cent. In terms of investments, the provisional data with exchanges showed that the foreign institutional investors (FIIs) bought stocks worth Rs 290.53 crore, while the domestic institutional investors (DIIs) divested scrip worth Rs ... Read More »

Turkey PM Says Aims to Develop Relations With Syria, Iraq

Yildirim's comments during a live broadcast on television on Wednesday came as he was speaking about the need for Turkey to boost its diplomatic ties in the region. Turkey is also playing host to some 2.7 million Syrian migrants and refugees who have fled the conflict in their homeland. Turkey is also threatened by Kurdish militants mostly based in the areas near its borders with Iraq. Read More »

Funeral service held for author Elie Wiesel

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Marion Wiesel, wife of Nobel laureate and Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel , departs the Fifth Avenue Synagogue after funeral services for her husband in NY on July 3, 2016. Wiesel was a keynote speaker for the opening ceremony of the Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center in 2009. Two local members of Congress are among many paying tribute. Read More »

Police, other agencies issue warnings to Pokemon GO players

Police took a fourth suspect, who is a juvenile, to the St. Charles County Juvenile Justice Center. The police department warned parents about the potential dangers of the app, which clearly warns users as it loads to remain aware of their surroundings during game play. Read More »

Chinese airline, Boeing in $4B Farnborough deal

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Asked if a deal might be signed this week at the Farnborough Airshow, he said he didn't know. A day earlier, Mr. Leahy warned that meeting the company's order target of about 650 planes this year would be a " stretch". The company will also make Britain a base for defense exports to Europe and the Middle East. Not all plane segments are selling equally well. Among other potential deals at Farnborough, Boeing is expected to firm up at least part of a deal for up to 20 747-8 freighters ... Read More »

NAFTA a sore spot for some Democrats on Clinton in Michigan

But, Trump could get into politically dicey territory by suggesting that Clinton isn't smart enough to be president or not able to perform when the bright lights are on her. While Gingrich may be reflecting about his own choice, he said in the interview that Trump's presidential candidacy is not happenstance. President Barack Obama had, just ahead of the Dallas shooting, made an impassioned address from Warshaw, where he has gone to attend a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation meet, about ... Read More »

South China Sea Court Ruling Will Have Profound Impact, Regardless of Decision

There was too much at stake. Vietnam's government welcomed the ruling in the Philippines' case. The tribunal called that sort of behaviour "unlawful". The court's decision will erode China's legal claims in the South China Sea. And what we're seeing right now is that after the 2008 financial crisis, the Chinese think the U.S.is declining. Read More »

In Dallas remarks, Obama will aim to make sense of shootings

But the shootings forced Obama into a hurried one. Obama was expected to speak last before an interfaith choir - composed of singers from area churches - was to join the Dallas Police Choir in closing with "Battle Hymn of the Republic". The White House stated that Obama will visit relatives of the officers killed in Thursday's attack. "There's a lot of work to be done, with this police department specifically", said DeRay Mckesson, a prominent Black Lives Matter activist. Read More »

Indian Prime Minister Modi plays drums in Tanzania

He said, both countries have agreed to expand the ties further. He said a double taxation avoidance agreement would be signed during the visit and another agreement between the Kenyan and Indian offices of standards. "And for this India is willing to consider an additional $500 million line of concessional credit Public Health is another important area of our engagement", he said. Read More »

Protests Over Shooting Resume in Baton Rouge

He says association President Ben Crump asked him to get involved. A witness said officers came up behind Mckesson and that the arrest was physically violent. Dunnam said the agency was reviewing the video. It wasn't immediately clear why Mckesson was arrested. Police have confiscated three rifles, three shotguns and two pistols during that protest, he wrote in an email. Read More »

Theresa May to Be Britain's Second Woman Prime Minister

Theresa May will take over as new British Prime Minister on Wednesday to become the countrys first woman leader in more than a quarter of a century since Margaret Thatcher after her only rival in the race to become Conservative Partys leader pulled out unexpectedly. Read More »

Jason Kenney's key dates for uniting the right in Alberta

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It's what we have done together, in the Conservative Party of Canada", Kenney said. The Wildrose emerged as a political force in Alberta about a decade ago when disaffected conservatives grew upset with the long-governing Tories and their perceived drift to the political centre. Read More »

Turkish security forces kill 2 IS militants

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Three attackers opened fire in the Istanbul airport's worldwide terminal Tuesday night, armed with firearms and suicide vests. The Istanbul assailants could not pass the security checks at the entrance of the airport, the Turkish prime minister said, according to Anadolu Agency . Read More »

Markets Right Now: S&P 500 on track for record high close

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The Standard & Poor's 500 index jumped 8 points, or 0.4%, to 2138, at the open, topping its all-time intraday high of 2134.72 set on May 20, 2015. The S&P 500 was up 5.05 points, or 0.24 per cent, at 2,134.95. The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed up 80.19 points, or 0.4%, at 18,226.93. It broke another record by closing above its all-time high of 2,130.82. Read More »

Azad voices concern over Kashmir situation

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Violence and arson continued unabated in Kashmir Valley for the third day today even as National Security Adviser (NSA) Ajit Doval rushed home from Kenya to join in efforts to defuse the turmoil that has claimed the lives of 23 people. Public transport was completely off the roads while private cars and auto-rickshaws were seen plying at few places in the areas where there were no restrictions, they said. Read More »

Oscar Pistorius Sentenced To Six Years In Prison

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She ordered a recess to enable prosecutors and Pistorius' lawyers to decide if they wanted to appeal the sentence. Attorney Andrew Fawcett told the media outside court: "Just from the defence team, we respect the decision by Judge Masipa and we will not be not be lodging any applications for leave to appeal going forward". Read More »