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In the latest crisis for Britain's beleaguered government, the worldwide development secretary Priti Patel cut short a trip to Africa, flying back to London after Prime Minister Theresa May ordered her to return. "I am sorry for this and I apologize for it". Number 10 confirmed that Patel had discussed the possibility of United Kingdom aid being used to support medical assistance for refugees from the Syrian civil war arriving in the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights.
  • Syrian army takes full control of Deir Ezzor city from IS

    Syrian army takes full control of Deir Ezzor city from IS

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    Gaining control of Deir Ezzor was a significant victory for the Syrian government, and followed ISIS' ousting from Raqqa, the de facto capital of the caliphate. The UK-based watchdog group said the explosion rocked the Tujar, or Merchants, Street between the Conoco gas field and the Jafra energy plants in the eastern province of Deir al-Zour.
  • Israeli army pledges help to Syrian Golan village

    Israeli army pledges help to Syrian Golan village

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    The PA's foreign ministry charged in a statement on Saturday that Israel's announcement that it would defend the village of Hader was actually a forced reversal of Israeli policy. Generally speaking, Israel has made it a priority to support Islamists over the Syrian government . Several dozens of them cut the border fence and crossed over in a bid to reach Khadr and defend it before they were apprehended and brought back by Israeli troops.
  • Multiple Shooting Victims At Texas Baptist Church - Death Count Unknown

    Multiple Shooting Victims At Texas Baptist Church - Death Count Unknown

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    The exact number of deaths and injuries was not disclosed. Sutherland Springs is a town with a population of roughly 362, and is located 35 miles east of San Antonio. Greg Abbot said his thoughts and prayers were with the victims and that "the details of this horrific act are still under investigation". Helicopters and emergency personnel were arriving at the scene, and agents of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives were heading to the scene, the bureau said.
  • Yemen army thwarts Houthi attacks in Taiz, kills 40

    Yemen army thwarts Houthi attacks in Taiz, kills 40

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    The missile was allegedly aimed at the King Khalid International Airport. The missile was sacked across Saudi Arabia's southern border by Yemen's Houthi rebels, who are at war with the kingdom. Several Houthi-owned media outlets, including Al-Masira and Saba, reported the rebels had launched the missile. "Today's missile attack comes in response to Saudi killing innocent Yemeni civilians".
  • On account of Donald trump made an attempt on Twitter

    On account of Donald trump made an attempt on Twitter

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    It's not uncommon for technology companies like Twitter to rely on third-party workers for a range of tasks, some of them more sensitive than others. There is so much tomfoolery, fake news, and just plain meanness that emanates from Trump's Twitter feed, many of Trump's supporters and enemies have attempted to curb his addiction to his favorite social media platform.
  • U.S. citizen arrested in Zimbabwe, accused of insulting Mugabe

    U.S. citizen arrested in Zimbabwe, accused of insulting Mugabe

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    A lawyer for 25-year-old Martha O'Donovan, Rose Hanzi, told the court that the subversion charge was illegal because police did not inform O'Donovan of it when she was taken from her home in the capital, Harare, on Friday morning. The position was created to focus on crimes on social media and other websites, after activists used social media to promote the largest anti-government protest in a decade past year.
  • Bowe Bergdahl gets dishonorable discharge, avoids jail in desertion trial

    Bowe Bergdahl gets dishonorable discharge, avoids jail in desertion trial

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    The judge, Col. Jeffrey Nance, sentenced Bergdahl to a reduction in rank, a payment of $1,000 per month for 10 months and a dishonorable discharge, according to multiple reports . Bergdahl told the sentencing hearing he was sorry for the wounds suffered by searchers. The dishonourable discharge threatens to deprive Bergdahl of most or all his veterans' benefits, but it also triggers an automatic appeal to a higher military court.
  • Time marches backward from Daylight to Standard

    Time marches backward from Daylight to Standard

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    The result of such concerns has been no daylight-saving time in some countries. Before President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Uniform Time Act in 1966 , which established a uniform daylight saving time, local governments could start and end daylight saving time as they desired.
  • Constitution Bench of SC commences hearing on Delhi-Centre governance row

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    The apex court had on February 15 referred to a Constitution Bench the pleas filed by the AAP government against the high court verdict which had held that Delhi is not a state and the LG is its administrative head. Justice Chandrachud said the L-G had to clear files within a reasonable period of time and if there is a delay, specify the reasons on file. According to the Newspaper, As a result, the aid and advice of the Council of Ministers is neutralised...
  • Israeli warplanes have struck inside Syria

    Israeli warplanes have struck inside Syria

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    The Israeli attack is the latest in a string of similar moves that have targeted Syrian military posts on the pretext that the targeted areas contain Hezbollah-bound weapons. Israel said last month it had attacked Syrian government artillery after fire from across the armistice line hit the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, and warned it would step up such retaliation in the future.
  • The Trump campaign's cocktail of stupid

    The Trump campaign's cocktail of stupid

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    Debbie Stabenow, the ranking Democrat on the Senate agriculture committee, said court records released this week raised more questions over Clovis' nomination. Trump on Twitter Tuesday sought to distance himself from George Papadopoulos: "Few people knew the young, low level volunteer named George, who has already proven to be a liar".
  • Removed Catalonian President Ignores Subpoena from Spanish Justice

    Removed Catalonian President Ignores Subpoena from Spanish Justice

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    Catalonia's axed leader Carles Puigdemont "demanded" Thursday that members of his deposed government be released after a judge ordered them to be jailed pending further probes into their role in seeking independence. Five senior regional lawmakers and the speaker of the Catalan parliament, Carme Forcadell, were summoned by the Supreme Court, which handles the cases of people who enjoy parliamentary immunity.
  • Putin visits Iran, praises joint efforts in solving regional issues

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    Commenting on a number of joint projects between the nations, Putin especially stressed the importance of cooperation to provide security in the Middle East. Putin was in Tehran to take part in the second three-way summit with Rouhani and Azeri President Ilham Aliyev. Putin will also have a meeting with Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.
  • Rahul Gandhi to visit Raebareli after NTPC plant explosion

    Rahul Gandhi to visit Raebareli after NTPC plant explosion

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    A pipe carrying ash from the burning coal exploded in the plant's newly-installed boiler, Sanjay Khatri , the area's top administrative officer, said. Mr Khatri said the cause of the incident was not immediately known. The Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh Yogi Adityanath is not in the capital.
  • Trump Jr.'s Halloween tweet about 'socialism'

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    Rather than socialism - a political system is defined by the government controlling the means of production and the distribution of goods and services - it appears Trump Jr. "To redistribute toward those too old to collect their own candy (grown-ups), and to share with friends who didn't get candy". There is also of course, the irony that Halloween candy.is.well, literally a handout.
  • India proud of its unity in diversity: Modi

    India proud of its unity in diversity: Modi

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    Several Run for Unity events were organised across India to mark the occasion. A large number of people, including sports personalities like Sardar Singh, Deepa Karmakar, Suresh Raina and Karnam Malleswari participated in the Run. "His momentous service and monumental contribution to India can never be forgotten", Modi said while flagging off the run. The State Mantralaya officers, employees, local citizens and students were administered oath by the Chief Minister to maintain national unity, ...
  • Bahrain will boycott all summits attended by Qatar: king

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    It hinders the good mediation efforts undertaken by Emir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah of the State of Kuwait known for his wisdom, loyalty and love toward the GCC countries and peoples. It's so obvious. Our sovereignty is a red line. Qatar has agreed to strengthen counter-terrorism cooperation with the United States to crack down on illicit financing of militant groups, a joint Qatari-U.S.
  • 7th round of Syria peace talks begins at Astana

    7th round of Syria peace talks begins at Astana

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    All participants of the 7th round of negotiations on Syria have arrived in Astana, the capital of Kazakhstan, the Kazakhstan foreign ministry said, reports Interfax. "All the delegations of the 7th worldwide meeting on Syria have arrived in the capital of Kazakhstan on the sidelines of the Astana process", the ministry said.
  • John Podesta: 'I'm the Victim' of Donald Trump's 'Big Lie'

    John Podesta: 'I'm the Victim' of Donald Trump's 'Big Lie'

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    One former Podesta employee, speaking on condition of anonymity because of a non-disclosure agreement, said Gates described the nonprofit's role in an April, 2012 meeting as supplying a source of money that could not be traced to the Ukrainian politicians who were paying him and Manafort.
  • Sanders: Indictments by Mueller Have Nothing to Do With Trump Campaign

    Sanders: Indictments by Mueller Have Nothing to Do With Trump Campaign

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    And he was part of a list that was read out in the Washington Post . Papadapoulos, the third aide who was a foreign policy adviser to the campaign has pleaded guilty to lying about contacts with Russian officials and has since been cooperating with the investigation in a plea deal which could mean wearing a wire to implicate.
  • Puerto Rico makes move to cancel $300M contract with Whitefish Energy

    Puerto Rico makes move to cancel $300M contract with Whitefish Energy

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    Prior to the deal with Puerto Rico , Whitefish's largest federal contract was a $1.3 million deal to build 4.8 miles of transmission lines in Arizona. Whitefish has never worked on a project of that size. A Whitefish Energy pickup truck in Manati, Puerto Rico. Zinke said Friday in a statement that he "had absolutely nothing to do with Whitefish Energy receiving a contract in Puerto Rico".
  • Roger Stone's Twitter Suspended After Friday Night Meltdown

    Roger Stone's Twitter Suspended After Friday Night Meltdown

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    He accused them, without evidence, of lying and called them "fake news", as well as several derogatory slurs. Stone's tweets, which have been archived by Deadline , referred to Lemon an "ignorant lying covksucker" and saying Lemon "must be confronted, humiliated, mocked and punished".
  • SpaceX Aces Another Rocket Landing After Launching Korean Satellite

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    Its first stage successfully returned from space and set down on a landing platform floating in the Pacific Ocean as the second stage went on to deploy the satellites in orbit. According to NASASpaceflight.com , NASA has approved the use of a "flight-proven" Falcon 9 rocket for CRS-13, the 13th SpaceX resupply mission to the International Space Station.