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People RPT-Turkey is a 'target of economic war', Erdogan says
Author: 0 RPT-Turkey is a 'target of economic war', Erdogan says

UBS chief economist for EMEA emerging markets Gyorgy Kovacs said a giant rate hike of 350-400 basis points would be "consistent with real rate levels that in the past helped to stabilise the currency" but warned a deal to normalise ties with the USA may also be needed.

People Pres. Trump Sends Single Tweet Condemning Racism On Charlottesville Anniversary
Author: 0 Pres. Trump Sends Single Tweet Condemning Racism On Charlottesville Anniversary

A group of more than 200 protesters - students, residents and others - then marched to another part of the University of Virginia's campus, where many in the crowd shouted at officers in riot gear forming a line. Numerous planned community events will promote peaceful messages, including a gathering in honor of Heyer. "This anniversary is also a time to look forward.

People One year after Charlottesville rally, Donald Trump says he condemns all racism
Author: 0 One year after Charlottesville rally, Donald Trump says he condemns all racism

The "Rally for Justice" event was tied to the one-year anniversary of the white nationalist "Unite the Right" rally , which resulted in the death of counterprotester Heather Heyer . It's since been lifted, but there have been multiple marches to the downtown area - in one case, demonstrators threatened to knock the Robert E. Lee statue to the ground.

People Success! Alex Jones Gets Banned From YouTube, Apple, Facebook and Spotify
Author: 0 Success! Alex Jones Gets Banned From YouTube, Apple, Facebook and Spotify

The InfoWars app is still available on the Apple and Google app stores . But Web users can still access Infowars through its website and through the same tech companies that just banned it. Six families of the victims have sued Jones for defamation. Jones has also claimed that the September 11, 2001 attacks on NY and Washington were staged by the United States government.

People 2nd Unite the Right rally happening in Washington Sunday
Author: 0 2nd Unite the Right rally happening in Washington Sunday

Lance says he's feeling good about the D.C. counter protests and skeptical that the Unite the Right rally will reach 400 members, as estimated by the group. Lee is slated to be removed. "Law enforcement's goal during the entire operational period will be to keep the two groups separated", said Metropolitan Police Department chief Peter Newsham.

People Pence: Space Force military branch to be established by 2020
Author: 0 Pence: Space Force military branch to be established by 2020

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence , in an address at the Pentagon , described the Space Force as "an idea whose time has come". This would be civilian-led. And, for what it's worth, Russian and China do each have a space force of their own, to some degree. Trump has strongly championed the idea of creating a space-focused military service with the same stature as the Air Force and the Army, turning his dreams of a " Space Force " into a rallying cry for supporters at political events.

People Firefighters battle Holy Fire as it approaches structures
Author: 0 Firefighters battle Holy Fire as it approaches structures

The blaze has razed a dozen properties so far. As of Thursday morning, crews had contained an impressive 51 percent of the fire. The state's firefighting agency employs 5,300 full-time firefighters and hires an additional 1,700 each fire season.

People Zimbabwe opposition file presidential poll challenge
Author: 0 Zimbabwe opposition file presidential poll challenge

Jameson Timba, a senior member of the MDC, said his party "will rest when this country is liberated". The legal challenge is likely to result in a postponement of Mnangagwa's inauguration ceremony as president of Zimbabwe . "We are seeking a declaration to the effect that the presidential election was not properly conducted". The courts may take one day or three days but that has to be within the 14 days.

People Dozens Of Afghan Soldiers' Bodies Found After Taliban Attack
Author: 0 Dozens Of Afghan Soldiers' Bodies Found After Taliban Attack

Safiullah, a resident of Ghazni City, said the Taliban assailants climbed a marketplace soon after entering the city and started attacking the police headquarters from there. A statement from USA military headquarters in Kabul said fighting had ceased by 8.00 a.m. (0330 GMT) and Afghan forces had held their ground and maintained control of all government centers.

People Another strong quake hits Indonesia's Lombok
Author: 0 Another strong quake hits Indonesia's Lombok

BNPB's toll of verified deaths from Sunday's 6.9 magnitude quake was raised on Thursday to 259 from 131. Many frightened villagers are staying under tents or tarpaulins dotted along roads or in parched rice fields. Gusti Lanang Wisnuwandana, an official with the Mataram Search and Relief Office, told Antara that medical and rescue workers were struggling to deal with survivors terrified of being indoors after the quake.

People Unrelenting monsoon rains keep Kerala on edge, death toll climbs to 26
Author: 0 Unrelenting monsoon rains keep Kerala on edge, death toll climbs to 26

The initial plan was to keep the No 3 shutter open for four hours since 12.30pm. The volume may be further doubled to 600 Cumecs or 6 lakh litres per seocond after reducing the release of water from Idamalayar dam. The district administration has issued an alert to the public in the wake of water level rising in rivers and streams. For the first time in the last 26 years, a shutter of the Cheruthoni Dam was opened yesterday and two more were opened at 7 am.

People Whitmer wins Democratic nomination for MI governor
Author: 0 Whitmer wins Democratic nomination for MI governor

Democratic challenger Abdul El-Sayed received 340,363 votes, while Shri Thanedar received 199,304 votes. Republican Gubernatorial Nominee Bill Schuette will have a chance to celebrate his win in the primary election with Vice President Mike Pence Wednesday.

People Judge orders plane carrying deported mom and daughter back to US
Author: 0 Judge orders plane carrying deported mom and daughter back to US

But the ACLU said they had learned during Thursday's emergency hearing that the mother and daughter had already been put on a flight back to El Salvador by USA authorities. Earlier this year, the Justice Department made it more hard for immigrants claiming to be victims of domestic or gang violence to get asylum. He also ordered the government to stop removing people from the country who are seeking protection from gang and domestic violence.

People Abby Huntsman Leaving Fox News to Join The View
Author: 0 Abby Huntsman Leaving Fox News to Join The View

Huntsman, if she were to land the gig, would be the second conservative host on " The View " alongside Sen. Huntsman's casting comes on the heels of the departures of panelist Sara Haines and part-time co-star Paula Faris from The View .

People Gaza tensions: Hamas says a truce agreed with Israel
Author: 0 Gaza tensions: Hamas says a truce agreed with Israel

The escalation of the conflict in the last 24 hours comes as Egypt attempts to broker a ceasefire between Israel and Hamas . "Everyday life in besieged Gaza is shaped by Israeli policy", IMEU added, posting a video compilation that captures the living conditions of millions of the almost two million people living in the occupied Gaza Strip.

People At least 4 dead in Fredericton after Brookside Drive-area shooting
Author: 0 At least 4 dead in Fredericton after Brookside Drive-area shooting

Police have urged people to avoid the area. Refresh your page to make sure you are seeing the most current information. Police continue to have the Brookside area contained for the foreseeable future as the investigation is ongoing. David MacCoubrey said he awoke in his apartment on Brookside Drive around 7:07 a.m. today to the sound of gunshots "10 metres from my bed". Halifax Regional Police Chief Jean-Michel Blais says he has spoken to Fredericton Police Force's chief to offer any ...

People US Sanctions Russia Over Claimed UK Nerve Agent Attack
Author: 0 US Sanctions Russia Over Claimed UK Nerve Agent Attack

Under the 1991 Chemical and Biological Weapons Control and Warfare Elimination Act, the president must determine whether a country has used chemical or biological weapons in violation of worldwide law or used " lethal biological weapons against its own nationals", the State Department said.

People More demolition seen at North Korea rocket launching station
Author: 0 More demolition seen at North Korea rocket launching station

The station had been used to test major long-range ballistic missiles and satellites. "As long as the U.S. denies even the basic decorum for its dialogue partner and clings to the outdated acting script which the previous administrations have all tried and failed, one can not expect any progress in the implementation" of the terms of the North Korea-U.S.

People Saudia to suspend Canadian flights
Author: 0 Saudia to suspend Canadian flights

Meanwhile, Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland on Monday said Canada isn't backing down from its position that leads to the diplomatic dispute. The European Commission also struck a neutral tone in its response, saying it is seeking clarification about the arrest of activists, but avoided being drawn into the dispute between Riyadh and Canada.

People Airstrike on children's bus in Yemen kills at least 20
Author: 0 Airstrike on children's bus in Yemen kills at least 20

He said additional supplies were being sent to hospitals to cope with the influx. The airstrike hit a bus that was ferrying civilians, including many school children, the elders said, speaking on condition of anonymity for fear of reprisals.

People 'Time has come' to create U.S. Space Force: Pence
Author: 0 'Time has come' to create U.S. Space Force: Pence

Pence and the report noted that Congressional action would be required to establish a new military branch, but said the Trump administration would work with Congress to establish the force and would seek funding for it in its next defense budget request.

People Argentina Senate rejects measure to legalise abortion
Author: 0 Argentina Senate rejects measure to legalise abortion

The lower house of Congress has already passed the measure and Argentine President Mauricio Macri says he will sign it if approved by the Senate. Speaking to a delegation of the Forum of Family Associations at the Vatican, Francis denounced today's abortion culture and urged his hearers to accept human life as it comes from the hand of God.

People Arab rights group petitions Israel’s Supreme Court against Jewish nation law
Author: 0 Arab rights group petitions Israel’s Supreme Court against Jewish nation law

Greenberg noted that prior to the passage of the nation state law as a Basic Law with quasi-constitutional status there were laws to protect individual freedoms and to define the various branches of government, but despite the fact that the "open, free and democratic nature of Israel was enshrined in law" there was none "defining the identity and goal of the state".

People Israeli Army Kills Two Palestinian Fighters In Gaza
Author: 0 Israeli Army Kills Two Palestinian Fighters In Gaza

The incident comes as the United Nations and Egypt continue to try to broker a deal for a lasting ceasefire between Israel and Hamas, which dominates Gaza . The ongoing popular demonstrations have been violently suppressed by Israeli forces, who have killed 160 Palestinians and injured over 17,000 more, according to numbers from the Gaza Ministry of Health.

People Indonesia natural disaster death toll almost triples to 347
Author: 0 Indonesia natural disaster death toll almost triples to 347

About three-quarters of the island's rural north have been without electricity. A humanitarian crisis is looming in Lombok, where thousands have been left homeless and in desperate need of clean, water, food, medicine and shelter. Many people used the word "selamat" - meaning "to survive" - as they wrote about the magnitude 7.0 quake, which, CBS reports , killed at least 131 people.

People Warmer weather could last until October, Met Office says
Author: 0 Warmer weather could last until October, Met Office says

Met Éireann's forecast reads: "Tuesday will be a fresher day with some bright or sunny spells and a few showers". After two months of warm weather , the Met Office says hotter than normal conditions over the next three months are 11 times more likely than much cooler conditions.

People Georgia's accession to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation may trigger 'terrible conflict,' says Russian PM
Author: 0 Georgia's accession to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation may trigger 'terrible conflict,' says Russian PM

Georgia also contributes to NATO's Resolute Support Mission in Afghanistan. "It is a duty of global community to further develop its defense and deterrence capabilities to prevent future violations". The UN said around 120,000 people were displaced during the war, though most returned to their homes afterwards. Ten years ago, on their journey to Georgia, our leaders had stopped in Crimea, Ukraine.

People Star witness ends testimony in fraud trial of ex-Trump campaign chief
Author: 0 Star witness ends testimony in fraud trial of ex-Trump campaign chief

Mr Gates pleaded guilty months later and agreed to co-operate in Mr Mueller's investigation of Mr Manafort, the only American charged by the special counsel to opt for trial instead of a guilty plea. "I am here. I have accepted responsibility and I am trying to change". Special counsel Robert Mueller's team, which is investigating Russian interference in the 2016 election, says Gates was heavily involved in helping hide millions overseas.

People Lombok Quake: Death Toll Rises to 91, As Many as 209 Injured
Author: 0 Lombok Quake: Death Toll Rises to 91, As Many as 209 Injured

He said the death toll was expected to rise further as more data became available. There were no foreigners among the dead and the number of injured stood at 209, BNPB spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho told a news conference. The main tourist areas of Lombok in the south and west of the island appear to have been spared the worst of the damage. Visitors and locals in Bali and Lombok are in a state of panic after a 7.1 natural disaster and following strong aftershocks hit the resort ...

Author: 0 New quake strikes Lombok island

Geological Survey measured the quake at magnitude 5.9. Thousands of tourists have left Lombok since Sunday, fearing further earthquakes, some on extra flights provided by airlines and others on ferries to the neighboring island of Bali. The latest tremor, the third in over a week, had a magnitude of 6.2, according to Indonesia's geological agency. "People are always saying they need water and tarps", said Indonesian Red Cross spokesman Arifin Hadi.

People Speeding Lamborghini gets Dh170,000 fine in 3 hours in Dubai
Author: 0 Speeding Lamborghini gets Dh170,000 fine in 3 hours in Dubai

As a result, the vehicle dealership from where the supercar was rented, started getting messages of the speeding fines, starting from 2:30 a.m. until 6:26 a.m. They say they haven't yet claimed the vehicle back because they may be liable to pay the fines. At time of writing, it's understood the driver and his 602bhp Italian supercar are still at his hotel, and Mr Ibrahim is still holding the tourist's passport.