• Hezbollah leader says Syrian government 'will stay on'
Hezbollah leader says Syrian government 'will stay on'

Hezbollah and the Lebanese army are set to launch an offensive to expel ISIL from the area but no date has been set so far. A military media unit run by Hezbollah last week said they would go to the rebel-held town of al-Ruhaiba in the Eastern Qalamoun region, the Reuters news agency reported.

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  • Student's idea leads to Antarctic volcano discovery
Student's idea leads to Antarctic volcano discovery

Third-year student Max Van Wyk de Vries had the idea to analyze radar mapping data of the continent, and proposed a study to the university. "Essentially, we were looking for evidence of volcanic cones sticking up into the ice", Bingham said .

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  • Nearly Two-Thirds of Voters Say Military Action Against North Korea Likely
Nearly Two-Thirds of Voters Say Military Action Against North Korea Likely

If the missiles landed within 40 kilometers (25 miles) of Guam , as threatened, according to UN law , they would fall within the United States' exclusive economic zone although not their territorial waters. "They're now telegraphing their punch, which means they don't want to have any misunderstandings". "Preparation for attack? I'm doing it!...

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  • U removes Sharad Yadav as leader of party in Rajya Sabha
U removes Sharad Yadav as leader of party in Rajya Sabha

The MPs met Rajya Sabha Chairman Venkaiah Naidu to hand over a letter to him stating the appointment of Singh as the leader of the JD (U ) in the Upper House, the party leader said. Responding to the actions of Sharad, JD (U) is also giving him and his supporters the punishment for going anti party. It is believed that the party high command got w...

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  • Chinese Vice Premier Wang Yang arriving in Nepal on Monday
Chinese Vice Premier Wang Yang arriving in Nepal on Monday

The Pakistani air force were joined by Turkish and Saudi aerobatics display teams . Moreover, the Vice-Premier is scheduled to attend the opening ceremony of the nine-storied Basantapur Durbar Restoration Project under the Chinese assistance on 15 August.

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  • Chelsea Have Begun Their Title Defense In Shambolic Fashion
Chelsea Have Begun Their Title Defense In Shambolic Fashion

Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has cut a frustrated figure in pre-season, apparently unhappy with his side's transfer business. "You don't know me very well ", Conte said, replying to the suggestion he might have meant to highlight the club's lukewarm summer recruitment.

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  • US to look into probing China trade practices
US to look into probing China trade practices

Trump informed Chinese President Xi Jinping during a phone call on Friday night of the upcoming memorandum, a senior administration official told CNN Friday. The U.S. could file a trade complaint on IP with the WTO or take action outside the WTO process, one administration official said. "A lot differently toward trade".

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  • Trump says United States 'locked and loaded'
Trump says United States 'locked and loaded'

Pyongyang says it will be ready to send its missile launch plan to Kim for approval just before or as the drills begin. Trump called that launch "reckless and unsafe", but tough United Nations sanctions on North Korea that followed - signed unanimously by security council members including China and Russian Federation - were when th...

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  • Hundreds feared dead in Sierra Leone mudslide
Hundreds feared dead in Sierra Leone mudslide

Numerous impoverished areas of Sierra Leone's capital are close to sea level and have poor drainage systems, exacerbating flooding during the West African country's rainy season. Flooding in the country regularly destroys unsafe or illegal housing. "It is likely that hundreds are lying dead underneath the rubble", Vice President Victor Foh said, ...

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  • Marco Rubio: Is Senator Really in Death Threat Danger?
Marco Rubio: Is Senator Really in Death Threat Danger?

A security detail has been guarding Rubio in Washington, D.C. and in Miami for several weeks after uncorroborated threats against the senator were uncovered by USA intelligence, the Herald said. While the federal authorities could not ensure the truth of the threat, the senator's safeguard and protection measures have been strengthened in recent ...

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  • Darjeeling unrest: GJM to call off 25-day long hunger strike today
Darjeeling unrest: GJM to call off 25-day long hunger strike today

SS Ahluwalia, the Lok Sabha MP from Darjeeling, also participated in the meeting, which was perceived in the hills as the Centre's move to end the crisis. The GJM and GMCC are, however, yet to take a call on the indefinite shutdown but has chose to hold a meeting within a day or two to decide on the future course of action.

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  • Libraries Hosting Eclipse Events - STAR_Net
Libraries Hosting Eclipse Events - STAR_Net

As the total solar eclipse on August 21 draws closer, Amazon is recalling a line of solar eclipse glasses that may not be safe for viewing. How should you wear eclipse glasses, if you already wear regular glasses? The Fleischmann Planetarium dome Theatre has a special show about solar eclipses .

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  • North Korea vows harsh retaliation against new United Nations sanctions
North Korea vows harsh retaliation against new United Nations sanctions

The North said it would take an unspecified "resolute action of justice" and would never place its nuclear program on the negotiating table or "flinch an inch" from its push to strengthen its nuclear deterrence as long as US hostility against North Korea persists.

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  • Guam sends out missile fact sheet
Guam sends out missile fact sheet

In a meeting with top aides at the presidential Blue House, Moon said South Korea would work to safeguard peace on the peninsula in co-operation with the United States and other countries. A spokesman for SDF said the missiles were being deployed not to intercept missiles, but rather "just in case". " North Korea raising tension (on the Peninsula)...

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  • President Trump campaign releases first re-election ad
President Trump campaign releases first re-election ad

Notably absent are photos of any Republicans, who Trump has not shied away from criticizing in recent weeks for failing to repeal Obamacare. "Liberal "journalists" were incapable of winning a debate on the facts, so they resorted to personal attacks and a sensationalist shouting match", the RNC said in asking supporters to take a survey on the ...

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  • China to begin implementing new United Nations sanctions on N
China to begin implementing new United Nations sanctions on N

The move by the U.S.is seen by the Chinese as an attempt to put pressure on Beijing to act more strongly against North Korea and an attempt to blame China for not interfering in the Nuclear programme of North Korea. The ban, to come into force on Tuesday and in accordance with the sanctions approved by the UN Security Council on August 5, excludes ...

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  • Contrasting Trump rallies meet outside Trump Tower before his visit
Contrasting Trump rallies meet outside Trump Tower before his visit

Trump is expected to arrive at Trump Tower some time Sunday afternoon or evening and leave Wednesday. "NYPD and secret service are ready". From Aug. The NYPD will establish vehicle security checkpoints for random safety inspections on Fifth and Madison Avenues in the vicinity of Trump Tower. Between the Inauguration and the election, New York Cit...

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  • Going, Going ... BONG! London's Big Ben to Fall Silent for Four Years
Going, Going ... BONG! London's Big Ben to Fall Silent for Four Years

Big Ben's famous bongs will be silenced for four years from next week so that major conservation work can be carried out . The 13.7-ton bell in the Elizabeth Tower must stop ringing to ensure the safety of workers on the restoration project, the House of Commons said on Monday in an emailed statement.

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  • Nikki Haley: New UN Sanctions a 'Gut Punch' to North Korea
Nikki Haley: New UN Sanctions a 'Gut Punch' to North Korea

The information included in Trump's tweet is "classified", US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley told the "Fox & Friends" TV program on Tuesday morning. Every dollar of revenue that the North Korean government gets, they're not feeding their people with it. "All of us should be concerned about what" happening right now", Haley conti...

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  • Pakistan marks 70 years of independence with pageantry, reflection
Pakistan marks 70 years of independence with pageantry, reflection

The video by Indian Acapella Band Voxchord and uploaded by the Voice of Ram YouTube channel has already garnered more than 1,32,304 views. The song is to encourage tolerance and features singers from India and Pakistan. Indeed, art has the power to bring unity among the people of two countries. "To me, these videos mean a new beginning, anoth...

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