• Northern Ireland's ban on same-sex marriage does NOT breach human rights
Northern Ireland's ban on same-sex marriage does NOT breach human rights

We will work to ensure that this right is realized for everyone in the United Kingdom and we are confident that marriage equality will be achieved in Northern Ireland'. "However, the judgment which I have to reach is not based on social policy but on the law". Love Equality, which campaigns for the extension of marriage to same-sex couples in Nor...

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  • Trump calls Jeff Flake 'toxic' and in new round of morning tweets
Trump calls Jeff Flake 'toxic' and in new round of morning tweets

Reigniting his feud with Senator Jeff Flake, R-Ariz . President Donald Trump on Thursday morning launched Twitter attacks against two GOP lawmakers - Sen. Mrs. Ward has been courting Mr. Trump's support but the president has soured on her, according to sources in Arizona. Flake, who has been one of the president's top opponents within the Republ...

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  • South Korea pledges 'no war on Korean peninsula'
South Korea pledges 'no war on Korean peninsula'

Moon, who took office in May, held a news conference Thursday to mark the first 100 days of his presidency. " I will prevent war at all cost ", he added. Mr. Abe said that he and Mr. Trump "shared the view that the priority is not to let North Korea launch missiles". "The alternative would have been both catastrophic and unacceptable!" "At th...

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  • Teacher Shoots Himself in Lithia Springs High School
Teacher Shoots Himself in Lithia Springs High School

Douglas County Schools superintendent Trent North asked the community for prayers. Sheriff's officials said they will hold a news conference at the school this morning. Parents tell Channel 2's Liz Artz the students are being held inside the gym. There were several hundred students who had made their way to the campus at the time of the shoot...

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  • Trump Calls Up PM Modi, Conveys Independence Day Greetings
Trump Calls Up PM Modi, Conveys Independence Day Greetings

Talking about Kashmir and Kashmiris, he said some people were trying to question their nationality. In a major address from Delhi's Red Fort, Mr Modi said his shock decision to devalue India's largest banknotes had paid dividends, bringing US$46 billion (S$63 billion) in undeclared wealth back into state coffers.

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  • Alejano: Chinese vessels seen near Pag-asa islands
Alejano: Chinese vessels seen near Pag-asa islands

Pag-asa Island is within the 200-nautical mile exclusive economic zone of the Philippines. DFA spokesman Robespierre Bolivar said the incident should be verified and proven first before the Philippines could file a diplomatic protest. "There is communication, I can tell you, but I cannot go into details", he told reporters at the House of Repre...

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  • More than 35 dead in mutiny at Venezuelan jail, governor says
More than 35 dead in mutiny at Venezuelan jail, governor says

A prison riot in southern Venezuela has left at least 37 people dead, in what authorities are describing as a "massacre" event of historic proportions. The riot broke out in Puerto Ayacucho late last night, when armed inmates took control over the prison. So some 33,000 convicted prisoners were being kept in preventative centers like the one in Pue...

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  • Americans Are Sharply Divided Over Trump's Charlottesville Response, Poll Shows
Americans Are Sharply Divided Over Trump's Charlottesville Response, Poll Shows

Still, 53 percent of Americans overall didn't believe Trump should be impeached and removed from office, according to the survey . President Donald Trump's support among Republicans dropped below 80 percent in two new polls that show his job approval ratings sinking to the lowest level of his presidency.

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  • Ireland says EU's 13 bln euro Apple tax bill unjustified
Ireland says EU's 13 bln euro Apple tax bill unjustified

The European Commission past year concluded that two tax rulings provided by the Irish Government to Apple had artificially lowered the tax paid by the company, and ordered the recovery of illegal state aid estimated at around EUR13bn, plus interest.

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  • The Trump administration is having secret talks with North Korea
The Trump administration is having secret talks with North Korea

Guam today hosts major American military might like a bomber fleet and a missile defense system. Yoshihide Suga, Japan's chief government spokesman, said earlier this week that Tokyo "can never tolerate" provocations from North Korea and the country's military, will "take necessary measures".

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  • CBO: Trump's Plan to Sabotage ACA Would Skyrocket Premiums
CBO: Trump's Plan to Sabotage ACA Would Skyrocket Premiums

CBO estimated, however, that more insurers would participate by 2020 because they will have seen how the markets work without payments and most people would be able to buy insurance. A federal judge agreed, and an appeal has been in limbo since Trump took office. Sen. Lamar Alexander, chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensio...

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  • Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (APC)
Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (APC)

Atricure Inc. now has $801.36 million valuation. Insiders have purchased a total of 41,205 shares of company stock worth $2,136,700 over the last ninety days. The insider WALKER R A bought $1.00 million. BOLIO WAYNE M sold $883,632 worth of stock. Shares for $48,740 were sold by ALDER KENTON K. On Wednesday, March 1 the insider Titterton Philip s...

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  • Now Russia blocks neo-Nazi website The Daily Stormer
Now Russia blocks neo-Nazi website The Daily Stormer

Cloudflare, which protects some six million websites from denial-of-service attacks and hacking, on Wednesday afternoon dropped coverage of the neo-Nazi website Daily Stormer . He did not immediately respond to a request for comment Thursday concerning his now defunct Russian domain, but said on Gab, an alternative social media platform, that he p...

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  • No physical Irish border after Brexit
No physical Irish border after Brexit

Britain on Tuesday published a position paper in a bid to negotiate a " temporary customs union " arrangement with the EU for an interim period after Brexit to avoid chaos in cross-border trade. The position papers are being released ahead of the government's next round of negotiating talks with the European Union, which begin on August 28...

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  • Luis Suarez out for at least four weeks with knee injury
Luis Suarez out for at least four weeks with knee injury

And, as per the aforementioned report from RAC1 this afternoon, the initial diagnosis does not look good, with it claimed that Suarez could be sidelined for up to a month. The club already lost Neymar to Paris Saint-Germain. He said while the team has deals in the works, no player has been signed yet. General manager of the club Pep Segura also...

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  • Ousted Pakistani PM Sharif seeks review of court ruling
Ousted Pakistani PM Sharif seeks review of court ruling

The bench also said that corruption cases will be filed against Sharif and his family members including his son and daughter. The Supreme Court has passed an order on July 28 related to the leakage of Panama papers which made Nawaz stand disqualified to hold the Prime Ministerial post.

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  • N. Korea holds off on Guam missile plan
N. Korea holds off on Guam missile plan

Senior US officials told media that DPRK mobile missile launcher movement was observed, which could be a sign that an intermediate ballistic missile launch is coming, Reuters reports. But officials in Guam, the tiny island territory that Kim Jong Un has threatened to attack, aren't keeping citizens in the dark. "He's also said 'I'm not ...

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  • Central Intelligence Agency chief: Korea not 'imminent
Central Intelligence Agency chief: Korea not 'imminent

Kim, who inspected the command of North Korea's army on Monday, examined the plan for a long time and discussed it with army officers, the official KCNA agency said . But the communist leader was said to have delayed a decision on striking Guam as he continues to observe United States behaviour, opening up the possibility of a diplomatic...

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  • 1Japan, US conduct live-fire drill amid regional tension
1Japan, US conduct live-fire drill amid regional tension

Speaking to reporters after viewing a Chinese military exercise outside the north-eastern city of Shenyang, Gen Dunford said he told General Fang Fenghui that the United States hoped diplomatic and economic pressure would convince North Korea to end its nuclear programme, but that it was also preparing military options.

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  • Should Trump dial back the threats against North Korea?
Should Trump dial back the threats against North Korea?

Foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang called on both sides to avoid "going down the old path of alternately showing strength and continuously escalating the situation". Trump, responding to a report that US intelligence indicates Pyongyang can now put a nuclear warhead on its long-range missiles, vowed to rain down " fire and fury " if challenged.

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