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  • FBI publishes notes on Clinton's use of private email

    FBI publishes notes on Clinton's use of private email

    The emails were recovered during the FBI's year-long investigation into Clinton's private email set up during her time as secretary of state. It may be noted that the Republican has been exploiting the issue to advance the candidacy of Clinton's rival, Donald Trump.

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  • France wants halt to 'imbalanced' EU-US trade deal talks

    He also insisted Britain must sign-up to the EU's long list of demands for it to sign up to the single market, including freedom of movement, which Brexit backers are strongly opposed to. "Those multiple, contradictory interventions carry risks of a general flare-up", Hollande said. "It is absolutely urgent to stop the fighting". Calling for an "immediate" ceasefire, he added: "For almost a year, Russian Federation has been supporting the regime of Bashar al-Assad, who is using this ...

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  • Russian President to meet Saudi Deputy CP on Sunday

    One of the students, Trenton Bricken - who apparently finished his time at Eton this summer - wrote on Facebook that Putin was "small in person but not in presence", posting a picture of him shaking the Russian strongman's hand. "From what I understand, they were talking to him about Eton because he had a keen interest in the college, mainly due to previous politicians in the United Kingdom who had attended".

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  • Donald Trump's Evolution On Immigration

    Donald Trump's Evolution On Immigration

    Among Pena Nieto's critics this week, the country's former president Vicente Fox tweeted , "Trump not welcome in Mexico, not by me nor the 130 million Mexicans". "We agreed on the importance of ending the illegal flow of drugs, cash, guns and people across our border and to put the cartels out of business", he said.

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  • Iranian Navy Intercepts US Destroyer in Strait of Hormuz

    Iranian Navy Intercepts US Destroyer in Strait of Hormuz

    Last week, Iranian navy vessels harassed U.S. ships in the Gulf on several occasions, including approaching U.S. Navy ships at high speeds, within close proximity, and encircling them. The Obama administration at the time pointed to the quick release of the sailors as evidence that the nuclear accord had improved relations. Votel said that he had no indication of Iranian intent to harass commercial traffic through the Strait of Hormuz.

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  • Washington warns of strain on European Union economic relationship after Apple ruling

    Washington warns of strain on European Union economic relationship after Apple ruling

    The EU decision will require the Irish tax collection agency demand a payment soon from Apple, Vale said. In its press release, the Commission said that it is illicit under the European Union (EU) state aid rules, as it enabled the Cupertino, California based tech company to pay significantly a lesser amount in taxes than other businesses operational in the region.

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  • Iraq requests new Saudi envoy after assassination remarks

    Iraq requests new Saudi envoy after assassination remarks

    Riyadh only reopened its embassy in Baghdad in December after it was closed since the 1990 Iraqi invasion of Kuwait. Jamal said al-Sabhan's reported comments are untrue and harm relations between the two countries. During recent days, Sabhan repeatedly referenced a "terrorist plot" to assassinate him after a Shiite commander, Aws al-Khafaji, said that killing the envoy would be an "honor".

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  • California closes legal loophole after Stanford assault

    California closes legal loophole after Stanford assault

    AB 2888 would amend the law to create the same punishment for those convicted of rape, sodomy, penetration with a foreign object and oral sex if the victim was unconscious or incapable of giving consent due to intoxication. The fallout from Turner's case continues to be felt today, with Judge Persky requesting to be moved to a civil court over the public's backlash from Turner's case.

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  • Israel lashes back after UN envoy comments on settlements

    Israel lashes back after UN envoy comments on settlements

    Nicolay Mladenov told the Security Council that illegal settlement expansion by Israelis and the lack of Palestinian Authority control in Gaza remain among the biggest obstacles to peace. "We are ready to participate in any regional or global initiative with the objective of a comprehensive and fair solution", presidency spokesman Nabil Abu Rudeina said in a statement.

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  • Nepal bans Indian couple for faking Everest climb

    Nepal bans Indian couple for faking Everest climb

    The $11,000 permit fee paid by climbers is a key source of income for the cash-strapped country, in addition to outlays for logistics, sherpa guides and gear that support its economy. "We have imposed a 10-year ban against them from climbing any mountain in Nepal", Sudarshan Prasad Dhakal, the tourism department chief, told Agence France-Presse.

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  • Chargers announce they've signed Joey Bosa to 4-year deal

    Chargers announce they've signed Joey Bosa to 4-year deal

    But it won't end tomorrow. The signing ends a 31-day holdout that got testy last week after the Chargers publicly shamed Bosa during negotiations. Bosa's agent issued a response which accused the Chargers of manipulating the facts. Maybe he's neither and somewhere in-between but what's happening out in San Diego is remarkable for a number of reasons - not the least of which is that it highlights what a disaster the Chargers are.

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  • North Korea brands envoy who defected to South a

    North Korea brands envoy who defected to South a "criminal"

    South Korean officials did not disclose how or when Thae arrived, but The Guardian , quoting a fellow student at Thae's son's school, suggested the family had "disappeared" sometime in July. "Anyone who is as bright as he is can see the difference between the official lines of the government and the reality of the outside world". While foreign media suggested Thae might have defected to the South chiefly for money, highlighting the fact that North Korean missions overseas are financially ...

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  • 'Burkini' Wins Over French Legal Battle, Ban Suspended

    'Burkini' Wins Over French Legal Battle, Ban Suspended

    The original ban was challenged by the Human Rights League (LDH) and Collective Against Islamophobia in France (CCIF), that took the case to the State Council. "By overturning a discriminatory ban that is fueled by and is fueling prejudice and intolerance, today's decision has drawn an important line in the sand", said Amnesty International Europe Director John Dalhuisen (via CNN ).

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  • Rousseff's impeachment trial opens in Brazil

    Rousseff's impeachment trial opens in Brazil

    The final vote on whether to impeach Rousseff or not could be held on August 30, if time allows, or the next day. She's promised that if that happens, she would let voters decide in a plebiscite whether they want early presidential elections.

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  • Ricciardo on the podium in Belgium as Verstappen struggles

    While Rosberg did everything he needed to do by winning in Spa, Hamilton's third place finish means the gap between both drivers stands at nine points ahead of next weekend's Italian Grand Prix . "We picked up some damage actually from all the debris from the Ferraris and Max, the front wing was damaged". Button, Sainz, Wehrlein and Ericsson were the first retirements after only four laps, Button was smashed from behind by Wehrlein while Sainz suffered a puncture.

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  • Kevin Mallon to be released from Rio prison on bail 'shortly'

    Kevin Mallon to be released from Rio prison on bail 'shortly'

    He was released at two o'clock this morning Irish time, following a delay and will appear in court in Rio tomorrow. The Authorised Ticket Reseller is Pro 10 Sports Management. They also voiced worries about "pre-trial disclosure of what is purported to be evidence to the media" and Hickey's "right to a fair hearing, given the prejudicial way in which he has been treated to date".

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  • German side RB Leipzig win race for Oliver Burke

    German side RB Leipzig win race for Oliver Burke

    Sky sources understand the fee for Burke is £13m, and the newly-promoted Bundesliga side confirmed the signing by posting a picture of the 19-year-old on their official Twitter account . Burke made his Forest debut in a League Cup defeat to Tottenham back in September 2014, but his real breakthrough campaign was the 2015-16 season, which saw him feature in 18 Championship games.

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  • Park Service marks centennial with new citizens, monument

    The celebrations were in full swing Thursday, as the National Park Service reached their 100th Birthday! National Park Service was founded in 1916 to preserve the unimpaired natural and cultural resources and values of the National Park System for the education, enjoyment and inspiration of this and future generations.

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  • Man decapitates wife, puts head in freezer, police say

    Man decapitates wife, puts head in freezer, police say

    Davie Dauzat briefly barricaded himself inside a trailer with two children, ages 1 and 2, before police convinced him to surrender, according to reports. Asked to comment on the motive, police declined speculating, only to say it was one of the most brutal murders they had ever seen. James Lee , who said he has lived in the neighborhood since 1993, sat on his front porch, watching firefighters and law enforcement work.

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