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China claims India admitted to crossing into its territory

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Security experts in India have already been expressing their concerns about this possibility and now it has been revealed by the Chinese media. It was only last week that India's External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj had said that the two sides should withdraw their armies and engage in a conversation. Read More »

'It Is a Sin to Presume They are Dead,': Sushma Swaraj

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Swaraj said she told her Iraqi counterpart that she will not accept anything on the issue without "proof" and requested him to continue search for them. Swaraj last week brought up the possibility that the Indians were at the Badush prison, where ISIS slaughtered hundreds of Shiite Muslims during the group's lightning advance nationwide in 2014. Read More »

ITV share price rallies even as half-year revenues fall

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The group - which recently announced that Carolyn McCall would leave budget airline easyJet PLC ( LON:EZJ ) to be its new chief executive - saw its first-half adjusted underlying earnings (EBITDA) fall by 8% to £403mln. ITV stated that its guidance for full-year results in 2017 will not change despite the half-year drop. 'With the group having circumnavigated a hazardous first half well, under the circumstances, we conclude there's little to dislike on ITV for the rest of the year, ... Read More »

European Court of Justice rules Hamas to remain on terror list

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Founded in 1987, Hamas has carried out numerous terror attacks against Israeli civilians and military personnel, including shooting, stabbings, suicide bombings and rocket attacks on towns that have killed hundreds of people. A final ECJ ruling is expected after the summer break. "All restrictive measures against the group - an asset freeze and a ban against soliciting or mobilizing funds - remain in force". Read More »

Does US-N. Korea bill risk China relationship?

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The pariah state has developed its nuclear development program to the point of test launching on July 4 what US experts believed to be an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) with the potential of reaching Alaska . "I think they would only use this particular weapon in a Hail Mary - the state is collapsing, the regime is gone - kind of situation", Melissa Hanham, a senior research associate at the East Asia Nonproliferation Program, previously told The Daily Caller News Foundation. Read More »

IT Aide of Former US DNC Chief Arrested

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More will become clear at the first hearing, scheduled for August 21. Yes, clearly the investigation by the FBI, Capitol Police and the numerous piles of evidence all come down to Islamophobia. The Marine said Imran wanted the hard drives back so desperately that he threatened to sue the renter for stealing them. It looks like government-issued equipment. Read More »

Chrissy Teigen Got Blocked by Donald Trump on Twitter Over This

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Supermodel Chrissy Teigen is sitting pretty on Twitter now that she's been blocked by Donald Trump . One of Teigen's favorite targets is President Donald Trump . UsWeekly reported that alongside the tweet was a screenshot that said, "You are blocked from following @realDonaldTrump and viewing @realDonaldTrump's tweets". Read More »

British trade minister challenged to eat chlorinated chicken in public

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As it started to overshadow his trip with headlines of, the Trade Secretary was challenged to eat a chlorine-washed chicken on live television. "The EU itself estimates that 90% of global growth in the next decade will come from outside Europe, and I believe as the head of an worldwide economic department that this is an exciting opportunity for the United Kingdom to work even more closely with our largest single trading partner the USA", he said. Read More »

Parents prepare to return to return to court over sick baby

Barrister Grant Armstrong, who leads the couple's legal team, suggested to Mr Justice Francis that hospital bosses were placing obstacles in Charlie's parents' way. He has brain damage and can not move his arms or legs. The parents want Charlie to be taken to their home or to the home of a close relative or friend for his last moments until his life support system is switched off. Read More »

US Navy ship fires warnings at Iranian ship

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The Thunderbolt is normally armed with a pair of 25mm Mk-38 machine guns, two automatic grenade launchers, and two.50-caliber machine guns. "He did not respond to signals or calls, the patrol had no other choice than to fire warning shots", said to the AFP that is responsible, under the cover of anonymity. Read More »

Pakistani terror funding: Geelani's son-in-law, six others arrested

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He is the eighth separatist leader to be arrested by the NIA in the past 36 hours. An NIA spokesman said sleuths of the agency today arrested seven Kashmiri separatist leaders in connection with terror funding case under sections 120 B, 121, 121 A of IPC and sections 13, 16, 17, 18, 20, 38, 39, 40 of Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act 1967. Read More »

European Commission preparing to push back on Russian Federation sanctions bill

The European Union, meanwhile, reacted against the US sanctions on Russian Federation as the EU Commission's chief Jean-Claude Juncker said that the sanctions would harm the interests of European businesses. The meeting in December between Jared Kushner, who is a senior adviser to the USA president, and Vneshekonombank head Sergei Gorkov, was included in a statement yesterday by Kushner to Congress as part of the probe into Trump's possible connections with Russian Federation. Read More »

Vatican Turns off its 100 Fountains Amid Italian Drought

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The Vatican has turned off its fountains, including its famous waterworks in St. Peters's Square, for the first time in recent memory as a severe drought hits parts of Italy. Officials from Acea in the Lazio region, which contains Rome, are meeting the environment ministry today to discuss the possibility of rationing the water supply to about half of the city's 3 million residents, Italian newspapers reported. Read More »

At least five hurt in Swiss chainsaw attack

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A helicopter and dogs were used to scour the area for any trace of the alleged suspect, who has two previous convictions for weapons offences. Schaffhausen Police on Tuesday said Wrousis is likely still armed with a chainsaw. Wrousis has been described as an aggressive and potentially mentally unstable man who has spent the last several months living in the woods. None of the victims sustained life-threatening injuries, the police said. Read More »

McCain Making Dramatic Senate Return for Crucial Health Vote

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Otherwise I'll say, 'Tom, you're fired.' I'll get somebody". If the vote fails, Republicans would suffer a significant political setback and embarrassment at being unable to fulfill seven years of campaign promises to repeal and replace Obamacare - though they likely would try to return to it again in the next 18 months. Read More »

Oklahoma teacher panhandles to raise money for school supplies

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An elementary school teacher in Tulsa says her salary has left her so short on cash that she had to panhandle for classroom supplies. Low budgets don't only mean fewer school supplies, they also often mean fewer teachers, because people literally can not afford to work as educators. Read More »

After (another) police shooting, sign warns Twin Cities cops 'easily startled'

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She was scheduled to return on August 1, she said. "Why didn't I stay on the phone with her?" Harteau resigned Friday at the request of the mayor. Minneapolis residents and demonstrators attended the news conference, and one man began shouting down Mayor Betsy Hodges , yelling, "we do not want you as mayor" and that she is "ineffective" to applause from those gathered. Read More »

Israel arrests 25 Hamas members

An army spokesperson said that while the man was caught in possession of a knife, it was not immediately clear whether he meant to carry out a terror attack in Israel. At least two Palestinians were killed Saturday in clashes as demonstrations continued against the installation of metal detectors at the Temple Mount. Read More »

Deutsche Bank AG Reaffirms Sell Rating for Centrica PLC (LON:CNA)

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Indexiq Advsr Limited Liability Corporation holds 77,398 shares. Finemark Savings Bank & invested in 0% or 20 shares. Price T Rowe Assoc Incorporated Md reported 2.38M shares stake. Enquest Plc has a 1-year low of GBX 22.00 and a 1-year high of GBX 56.00. The stock's 50-day moving average price is GBX 333.72 and its 200-day moving average price is GBX 319.09. Read More »

Oil up as OPEC says market moving toward balance

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Nigeria had been exempt from an agreement to trim output by 1.8 million barrels a day. OPEC has agreed with several non-OPEC producers led by Russian Federation to cut oil output by a combined 1.8 million bpd from January 2017 until the end of March. Read More »

Chinese fighter jets intercept United States surveillance plane

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Logan said he could not confirm how close the Chinese jet came, but reports citing unidentified defense officials say the plane got within 300 feet of the US plane. The cinema has portable digital projectors and will occasionally travel to other Chinese-controlled islands in the South China Sea to entertain troops and residents, the report said. Read More »

Countdown to the Eclipse at Walker Library Aug. 21

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Eclipse glasses feature a specially designed pair of solar filters, which allow people to safely view the sun and are a necessity for viewing an eclipse. The average drop will be about 10 degrees, according to the American Astronomical Society . Thomas Zurbuchen, associate administrator of NASA's Science Mission Directorate, said it's a good idea to practice putting the glasses on with children before the eclipse. Read More »

Campaign for Jerusalem begins after Palestine freezes contacts with Israel

The three terrorists who perpetrated the assault were shot to death. Rioting also took place in other areas of Jerusalem and the West Bank. The Islamic Waqf , which runs the holy site and has called for Muslims to pray outside Al-Aqsa until the metal detectors are removed, has said it would only accept a return to the previous arrangements. Read More »

More than 2500 products subject to shrinkflation, says ONS

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More than 2,500 products have shrunk in size over the past five years despite the price remaing the size, it has emerged. Elsewhere, Andrex toilet roll was cut by 8% after its 240-sheet length was reduced to 221 sheets. But research has found that fruit drink Tropicana Orange and Raspberry was reduced by 15% from 1 litre to 850ml. "However, in one small subcategory, we found that the changing pack size had contributed 1.22 percentage points to the rate of inflation of those items since the ... Read More »

Inexperienced grandfather declares himself 'Donald Trump of poker' after £2m win

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With Hesp's elimination the remaining players guaranteed themselves paydays of at least $3,500,000. His previous biggest win at Napoleon's Casino in Hull was £785 - and until now his total winnings just over £1,500. Blumstein's hand, which was best, didn't hold up in that three-way spot - Ott eliminated Pollak in third place and picked up all of the chips - but after a 66-hand heads-up match with Ott , he sealed the victory by grinding Ott down to nearly nothing. Read More »

Indians missing in Iraq: Families swing from hope to hopelessness

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She said they had information that the Indians were in a jail in Badush. After Swaraj's statement which suggested that missing Indians may be alive in prison in Iraq, India Today travelled to Mosul. He said some IS-held areas were still being cleared. But a recent media report said that the jail was abandoned and it had been unoccupied for weeks, he added. Read More »

Liverpool seal deal for Scotland's Robertson

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On the surface, it remains unclear at the moment if Klopp's intentions are to have Robertson become the starting left back at club, but there's certainly now some competition for the spot. Robertson arrives at Liverpool where he is likely to fill in the troublesome left-back slot, having impressed for the Tigers in that role during the 2016-17 season despite their relegation to the Championship . Read More »