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People Paraguay to move embassy in Israel back to Tel Aviv: foreign minister
Author: 0 Paraguay to move embassy in Israel back to Tel Aviv: foreign minister

Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad Al-Maliki also announced late Wednesday his country would open its embassy in Paraguay's capital of Asuncion, following Paraguay's move to relocate its embassy. Shortly later, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu instructed the Israeli Foreign Ministry to repatriate the Israeli envoy to Paraguay and close the embassy.

People United Kingdom steps up pressure on Russian president over Novichok attack
Author: 0 United Kingdom steps up pressure on Russian president over Novichok attack

British Prime Minister Theresa May described the suspects as Russian military intelligence officers and alleged the March attack in Salisbury was approved by senior government officials in Moscow . The Skripals were found unconscious on a bench in Salisbury at 4:15pm. Police said they had spoken with Nina Ricci and confirmed the bottle and box were fake and say members of the public who have bought the perfume have no need to worry.

People China ready to retaliate if USA imposes tariffs
Author: 0 China ready to retaliate if USA imposes tariffs

A USA flag is seen during a welcoming ceremony in Beijing , China , November 9, 2017. -China Business Council, said that these are not the type of resolutions companies want to shoulder. "We are taking forceful measures to help both Chinese and foreign businesses in China to manage the impact", he said. "It's just an acceleration of a trend that started years ago", he said.

People Trump Rails Against Tester, Liberal Mainstream Media in Montana Rally
Author: 0 Trump Rails Against Tester, Liberal Mainstream Media in Montana Rally

Perhaps oddest of all, though, was that several people standing behind Trump were replaced on camera as the evening went on. A high school student's appearance behind President Donald Trump at a Montana campaign rally caused a social media stir on Friday after the 17-year-old made a series of facial expressions that looked a lot like, well, a teenager reacting to a rambling politician in a suit.

People Obama speaks out against Trump and attacks 'politics of fear and resentment'
Author: 0 Obama speaks out against Trump and attacks 'politics of fear and resentment'

The former president's remarks in IL came ahead of a series of campaign stops to help fellow Democrats running in the November midterm elections. The speech, to students at a university in IL, is said to have been the former President's biggest condemnation of Republicans in Washington, and the first time he has publicly criticised Trump by name in a speech.

People Trump calls on Sessions to uncover critic behind article
Author: 0 Trump calls on Sessions to uncover critic behind article

That list includes Vice President Mike Pence, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo , Attorney-General Jeff Sessions , Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats, White House counsel Don McGahn, UN Ambassador Nikki Haley and Defence Secretary James Mattis.

People Montana teen removed from Trump's rally goes viral as #PlaidShirtGuy
Author: 0 Montana teen removed from Trump's rally goes viral as #PlaidShirtGuy

The President revisited numerous themes he has talked about at similar rallies around the country, including his July 5 appearance in Great Falls. Linfesty, who wears a Democratic socialist pin, reacted in real-time to what Trump was saying by raising his eyebrows and mouthing responses.

People Sen. Collins Unfazed by Leaked Kavanaugh Email on Roe v. Wade
Author: 0 Sen. Collins Unfazed by Leaked Kavanaugh Email on Roe v. Wade

Still, Kavanaugh revealed a few things about himself, professionally and personally. Kavanaugh reminded Booker that he is a judge, and repeated that he would not comment. Kavanaugh had kind words for his appellate court colleague and chief judge, Merrick Garland, whose nomination by Obama Senate was essentially ignored by Republicans in 2016.

People Egypt condemns 75 to death over clashes, journalist gets 5 years
Author: 0 Egypt condemns 75 to death over clashes, journalist gets 5 years

Most of the accused were arrested during the security forces' assault on a sit-in at the Rabaa al-Adawiya square in Cairo that killed hundreds of people. Mahmoud Abu Zaid, a photojournalist known as "Shawkan" whose detention has been decried by rights groups at home and overseas, received five years in prison.

People Magnitude 6.3 quake rattles central Ecuador, felt in capital
Author: 0 Magnitude 6.3 quake rattles central Ecuador, felt in capital

Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre messages do not represent the official warning status for New Zealand. There is no tsunami threat to New Zealand following the quake, New Zealand's Ministry of Civil Defence and natural disaster management has confirmed.

People Russian and Syrian jets pound Idlib province after summit
Author: 0 Russian and Syrian jets pound Idlib province after summit

De Mistura is to hold talks next week with the three guarantors in Geneva next week. The Turks are trying to find a way out. An estimated half a million people have died in the Syrian conflict since March 2011 and 12 million more have fled their homes to seek refuge inside the country or overseas.

People Guntur man killed in the US
Author: 0 Guntur man killed in the US

Still unknown is a motive in the rampage, which began at around 9:06 a.m. and lasted around 4 ½ minutes from the time the first shot was sacked until four police officers shot through plate-glass windows to fatally wound the suspect. At age 25, programmer Pruthvi Kandepi (left) was the youngest of the three victims shot dead at Fifth Third Bank in downtown Cincinnati on Thursday.

People Freeland returning to NAFTA talks Friday in quest for compromise
Author: 0 Freeland returning to NAFTA talks Friday in quest for compromise

But those talks excluded Canada, the third NAFTA country. By Friday, the negotiations between Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland and Mr. Lighthizer at his office in Washington were also gridlocked over what guarantees - if any - the Trump administration will give Canada that it will not impose auto tariffs if Ottawa signs on to a new NAFTA, said two sources briefed on the negotiations.

People SC Verdict On Validity Of Criminalising Consensual Gay Sex Likely Tomorrow
Author: 0 SC Verdict On Validity Of Criminalising Consensual Gay Sex Likely Tomorrow

But in 2013, a two-judge bench of the Supreme Court set aside the 2009 Delhi HC judgment. The erstwhile Section 377 defines "unnatural offences" and prescribes the punishment for it. Section 377 is based on deep-rooted gender stereotypes. "The sodomy law that became the model everywhere, from Uganda to Singapore to the United Kingdom itself, premiered in India, becoming the confusing and dehumanizing standard replicated around the world", she said in a statement, saying "today's ...

People Two Koreas to hold summit as Kim renews denuclearisation pledge
Author: 0 Two Koreas to hold summit as Kim renews denuclearisation pledge

The content was not disclosed of either of the messages exchanged by South Korean officials who visited Pyongyang and met with Kim this week. Moon is seen as eager to keep the diplomacy alive in part so that he can advance his ambitious engagement plans with the North, which would need USA backing to succeed.

People PM Imran will address nation today
Author: 0 PM Imran will address nation today

Pakistan will never fight any other country's war in future, Prime Minister Imran Khan said on Thursday, asserting that he was against the war from the very beginning and his government's foreign policy will be in the best interest of the nation.

Author: 0 Aide George Papadopoulos sentenced to jail time in Mueller probe

Federal sentencing guidelines under Papadopoulos's plea deal called for a penalty between probation and six months in prison. The judge also issued a $9,500 fine and community service. President Trump mocked the light sentence handed out to George Papadopoulos on Friday as proof there was "no collusion" with Russian Federation, heralding the news "a great day for America".

People Arrest warrant ordered for cop who killed Botham Jean
Author: 0 Arrest warrant ordered for cop who killed Botham Jean

Investigators obtained a blood sample from the officer to test for drugs and alcohol before beginning the process of obtaining a warrant. She added that "as we continued the investigation it became clear that we were dealing with what appears to be a very unique situation".

People Senate concludes Kavanaugh hearing; confirmation likely
Author: 0 Senate concludes Kavanaugh hearing; confirmation likely

Dean was brought in by Democrats to oppose Kavanaugh, based on concerns over his broad views on executive privilege and presidential immunity. Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) followed up by asking Eastmond what p0licies she would like to see enacted - again, highlighting how far off-track these hearings have gone.

People Kim may be set for White House return
Author: 0 Kim may be set for White House return

AFTER helping to get grandmother Alice Johnson released from prison, Kim Kardashian says she's become deeply involved with criminal justice. In May, Mic documented Kardashian West's journey to secure a presidential pardon for 63-year-old Alice Marie Johnson , who was also serving a life sentence for a first-time, nonviolent drug offense.

People Boris Johnson and wife Marina divorcing after 25 years of marriage
Author: 0 Boris Johnson and wife Marina divorcing after 25 years of marriage

In 1987, he married Allegra Mostyn-Owen, the daughter of the art historian William Mostyn-Owen and the Italian writer Gaia Servadio, but the marriage was dissolved in 1993. He credited her as a key influence in his decision to back Brexit before the European Union referendum. He is due to address fellow eurosceptics on the fringe of this month's Conservative Party conference in Birmingham, in an intervention which threatens to overshadow Mrs May's efforts to rally activists behind her plan.

Author: 0 Off-duty Texas police officer shoots man after mistaking apartment as her own

She called dispatch to report that she had shot a man, and she later told the officers who responded to the call that she believed the victim's apartment was her own when she entered it. "Right now, there are more questions than we have answers", Hall told reporters Friday. Authorities have not yet released the victim's name but on Friday morning, the Dallas Morning News identified him as Botham Shem Jean .

Author: 0 Off-Duty DPD Officer Shoots, Kills Man After Going Into Wrong Apartment

Dallas Chief of Police U. Renee Hall made the announcement during a news conference and added that a blood sample will be taken to test the officer for alcohol or drug use. The Texas Rangers, a state-wide law enforcement agency, will conduct an independent investigation of the shooting. She said she spoke to Jean's sister to express the department's condolences to the family.

People Trump campaign aide Papadopoulos sentenced to 14 days in prison
Author: 0 Trump campaign aide Papadopoulos sentenced to 14 days in prison

Papadopoulos tried futilely for months to arrange a meeting between top campaign aides and Russian officials . "In January 2017, I made a bad mistake for which I paid dearly, I am ashamed", Papadopoulos had told the court in Washington. "The message here is to check your loyalty, tell the truth, and help the good guys, even if you have to pay a price", Breen said. CNN plans to air the full interview with Papadopoulos at 11 pm on Friday.

Author: 0 Trump administration considering sanctions over Chinese hackers

The Trump administration has already imposed 25% tariffs on $ 50 billion worth of Chinese goods, meant to punish Beijing for alleged unfair trade practices and intellectual property theft. The president's comments Friday came one day after a public comment period ended on his proposed taxes of up to 25 percent on $200 billion of Chinese imports.

People USA urged Israel not to hit targets in Iraq
Author: 0 USA urged Israel not to hit targets in Iraq

The army of Syrian President Bashar Assad has retaken control of 70 percent of southwestern Syria, which borders Israel . Since early in Trump's term, Israel has lobbied for formal USA endorsement of its control of the Golan. Interviewed by Reuters last month, Bolton said: "Obviously we understand the Israeli claim that it has annexed the Golan Heights - we understand their position - but there's no change in the USA position for now".

People 20 killed in twin bombing at Kabul wrestling club
Author: 0 20 killed in twin bombing at Kabul wrestling club

More than 70 others were injured in the bombings, which targeted a wrestling club in the mostly Shiite area. The first two blasts occurred when a suicide bomber detonated himself inside a gym at a wrestling event while a auto bomb was triggered soon after, as first responders attended the scene.

People Dallas officer to be charged with manslaughter after shooting a neighbor
Author: 0 Dallas officer to be charged with manslaughter after shooting a neighbor

The officer, who is white and has not been identified by police, though she was entering her own apartment when she shot 26-year-old Botham Jean, who is black, police said, according to a report by CBS News . " We still have a lot to do in this investigation ". Police have not spoken to any other individuals at this time and did not say that there were any witnesses.

People Putin acted to hide freelance spies days before Novichok attack
Author: 0 Putin acted to hide freelance spies days before Novichok attack

Sergei Skripal , 67, is a former colonel in the GRU who was convicted in 2006 of spying for Britain and imprisoned. London and its allies expelled dozens of Russian diplomats after the poisoning, prompting a tit-for-tat response from Moscow and plunging relations to a new low.

People Police raid home of couple who raised $400K for homeless man
Author: 0 Police raid home of couple who raised $400K for homeless man

After a lawyer representing Johnny Bobbitt, the homeless veteran who sparked a wave of generosity when he gave the couple his last $20 for gas last November, learned that the entirety of the $400,000 raised through GoFundMe was gone , Judge Paula Dow on Wednesday told McClure and D'Amico's lawyer she wanted to see the pair in person, ABC7 Chicago reports .

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