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Trump said he made the decision after consulting with generals and military experts. Following his opening segment, Noah brought on two transgender U.S. The policy under review allows transgender man or woman to openly serve in the military. As if there's no uniform code of military justice, there aren't ways that you have to discharge people , that people don't have rights.
  • Royal House of Mandela applauds publisher's decision to pull book

    Royal House of Mandela applauds publisher's decision to pull book

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    Mandela , who led the country out of apartheid in 1994, died aged 95 in 2013 after a prolonged illness, and his doctor, Vejay Ramlakan, details the end of his life in the book: " Mandela's Last Years ". The surgeon also reveals disagreements between Mandela's family members and his doctors, and that a spy camera was found in the morgue where his body was held.
  • Can't say if 39 Indians alive: Iraqi minister

    Can't say if 39 Indians alive: Iraqi minister

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    Al-Jaafari's visit from July 24 to 28 to India comes two weeks after Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced liberation of Mosul. While briefing the mediapersons here, the Iraqi minister said, "Can't confirm anything about the missing Indians", adding that his government will continue to its level best to trace them.
  • 8 people found dead in tractor-trailer in San Antonio

    8 people found dead in tractor-trailer in San Antonio

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    The driver of the truck was arrested and would be charged, US Attorney for the Western District of Texas Richard L. Durbin said later. Officials were called to the scene when an employee was approached by a fleeing victim, who was asking for water.
  • Protests over Polish government's take-over of its Supreme Court

    Protests over Polish government's take-over of its Supreme Court

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    Opponents say the legislation will destroy judicial independence and violate the rule of law. In the early hours of Saturday senators of the right-wing Law and Justice (PiS) party approved a bill that would end all the terms of Supreme Court justices except those hand-picked by the justice minister.
  • Martial law to be extended in Philippine's Mindanao

    Martial law to be extended in Philippine's Mindanao

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    President Duterte initially declared martial law in Mindanao on May 23, after fighters from militant groups that have pledged allegiance to ISIS invaded Marawi and took control of several government buildings in the city and set fire to others.
  • Teen arrested after London acid attacks

    Teen arrested after London acid attacks

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    On Saturday a 16-year-old boy was charged with grievous bodily harm with intent, possessing an item to discharge a noxious substance and robbery after five acid attacks took place in less than 90 minutes in London . The victim was taken to hospital. Shadow Home Secretary and Stoke Newington MP Dianne Abbott responded this morning by tweeting: 'More awful acid attacks , Why would you scar someone for life just to steal a moped'.
  • US Airstrike Kills 16 Afghan Police In Helmand

    US Airstrike Kills 16 Afghan Police In Helmand

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    According to Hayat, the Taliban had recently seized a number of police posts and captured Humvees stationed there, making it easier for aircraft to confuse the two groups. A Taliban statement meanwhile claimed a victory and said 16 Afghan soldiers were killed. The post USA airstrike mistakenly kills at least 12 Afghan police officers appeared first on PBS NewsHour .
  • Democratic Attorneys General Urge Trump To Keep DACA

    Democratic Attorneys General Urge Trump To Keep DACA

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    Graham was joined by IL senator Dick Durbin , the Democratic cosponsor of the bill who first introduced legislation of the same name 16 years ago. Immigrants qualify if they are longtime residents who came to the United States as children; earn a high school diploma or GED; pursue college, have lawful employment for three years or serve in the military; pass a background check and pay a fee; show proficiency in English and US history; and have not committed a felony or posed a threat to the ...
  • Erdogan condemns German remarks on investing in Turkey

    Erdogan condemns German remarks on investing in Turkey

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    The situation, he said, reminded him of East Germany which was why Berlin could no longer guarantee the safety of German tourists in Turkey, the report said. German-Turkish relations have been souring for over a year, particularly since last July's coup attempt in Turkey. "We believe we can solve the issues through meetings and dialogue", he said.
  • Beyond The Weather - Solar Eclipse 2017

    Beyond The Weather - Solar Eclipse 2017

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    The eclipse has been nicknamed the " Great American Eclipse " because the total eclipse path will only pass through the U.S. America is gearing up for a spectacular celestial event, a total solar eclipse , on August 21, 2017. An alternative method for safe viewing of the partially-eclipsed Sun is with a pinhole projector. Use safety glasses during the solar eclipse. Educational materials and guidelines to safely watch the eclipse are available from NASA .
  • Rex Tillerson says Qatar's Gulf neighbours should lift blockade

    Rex Tillerson says Qatar's Gulf neighbours should lift blockade

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    The order follows an agreement between Qatar and the United States that seeks to curb "terrorism financing", and which was signed during a visit to Doha by US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson . "The pressure of the crisis has started to bear fruits, and the wiser course would be changing the whole orientation". During a round of shuttle diplomacy in the Gulf earlier this month, Tillerson sealed a deal with Qatar that calls for the Gulf state to bolster its fight against terrorism and ...
  • OJ asks Nevada parole board for early release

    OJ asks Nevada parole board for early release

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    The famous National Football League star was earlier arrested on charges of double murder of his ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend, Ron Goldman in 1994 but was later released by the court on the grounds that the prosecution failed to prove the case beyond a reasonable doubt.
  • EU Could Remove Voting Rights From Poland in Row Over Independent Judges

    EU Could Remove Voting Rights From Poland in Row Over Independent Judges

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    However, many consider the new law to be unconstitutional and argue that the president's proposal, if adopted, wouldn't change that fact. PiS spokeswoman Beata Mazurek said: "In our opinion these solutions are right and they will lead to the justice system functioning efficiently, fairly, and Poles who go to the judiciary will feel that something has changed in these courts and they will be in favour of the weak".
  • Sunset bill clears House committee

    Sunset bill clears House committee

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    Abbott, who's running for reelection, visited with supporters but also drew protesters - some of whom were stunned when they noticed armed, camouflage-wearing members of the Texas State Militia . "My goal is to again, try to get something done while we are here". The Senate must pass this piece of legislation in order to move onto other business in the special session.
  • Parole hearing for OJ Simpson

    Parole hearing for OJ Simpson

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    He says Simpson's almost nine years behind bars is "way too long" and that it's time for him to go home to his family and friends. Arnelle Simpson, his oldest child, spoke on behalf of the family and said they just want him to come home. Simpson has requested to live in Florida with family if he is released from prison. "I don't think there's any reason to think that he's going to be a decent human being in society".
  • USA says must have more 'fair, reciprocal' trade with China

    USA says must have more 'fair, reciprocal' trade with China

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    At the opening session on Wednesday morning, Mnuchin said the dialogue's goal was to pursue a "fair and balanced economic relationship" between the USA and China, addressing imbalances caused by Beijing's interventions in the Chinese economy, and communicating to revise existing policies and regulations or to reach new ones.
  • Exxon sues to stop $2M fine for sanctions breach

    Exxon sues to stop $2M fine for sanctions breach

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    On March 17, 2014, a fact sheet issued by the Obama White House specifically said the focus of the sanctions is to identify "individuals and target their personal assets, but not companies that they may manage on behalf of the Russian state".
  • US Lifts Laptop Ban on Saudi Arabian Airlines

    US Lifts Laptop Ban on Saudi Arabian Airlines

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    King Khalid airport becomes the last of ten Middle Eastern airports to be exempted from the ban , effectively ending the measures. Passengers from 10 #airports in the Middle East and Africa on flights bound for the USA can now carry on board their laptops and tablets .
  • Kobach Says Real Data Needed to Look at Voter Fraud

    Kobach Says Real Data Needed to Look at Voter Fraud

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    Kobach then advocated for putting "numbers on the table", saying that while some past studies may be flawed, "This commission is going to be looking at real figures, real numbers, real voter rolls, and real cases, not just doing surveys".
  • Spirited Proteas Women Fall in Semi-Final Thriller

    Spirited Proteas Women Fall in Semi-Final Thriller

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    England might have been thinking back to their loss to Australia in the WT20 semi-final previous year, where they fluffed a chase from a similarly winning position. However, a 40-run stand between Jenny Gunn and Fran Wilson for the seventh wicket shifted momentum drastically in favour of the hosts. These are the times, though, when a team's senior players need to step up and that's when Van Niekerk called on a bit of "Madiba Magic" to produce a brilliant direct hit to run out Player ...
  • Eighth Participant in Trump Tower Meeting with Russian Lawyer Identified

    Eighth Participant in Trump Tower Meeting with Russian Lawyer Identified

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    President Trump repeatedly dismissed such reports as a "witch hunt" and "fake news" invented by a liberal news media seeking to topple him from power. However, Christie said that while the meeting does not reflect well on the White House, he was skeptical to draw criminal conclusions. The billionaire reportedly spent $20 million on the Miss Universe pageant to Moscow as Trump and Agalarov had the mutual desire of bringing it to Russian Federation.