• Venezuela opposition activist says barred from traveling
Venezuela opposition activist says barred from traveling

Lilian Tintori's passport was seized at the airport before she was to board a flight to Europe to meet European Union leaders. A Foreign Office spokeswoman said: "The UK regrets that the Venezuelan authorities have today prevented Lilian Tintori, the human rights activist and wife of Leopoldo Lopez, from leaving the country".

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  • Hardeep Puri: Journey from diplomacy to government
Hardeep Puri: Journey from diplomacy to government

The Sena, with 18 Lok Sabha members against two from the JD (U), wanted its share of representation in line with that of the Nitish Kumar-led party, which would have meant several more berths for the Maharashtra party, a demand the BJP did not concede, the sources said .

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  • UK, Japan urge Chinese pressure on North Korea
UK, Japan urge Chinese pressure on North Korea

North Korea's state-run television broadcast a special bulletin to announce the test, and said Kim attended a meeting of the ruling party's presidium and signed the go-ahead order. The North regularly threatens to destroy the South and its main ally, the United States. A South Korean lawmaker told Yonhap that a provisional report showed that the...

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  • Palmer Fire in Redlands Area Is 15% Contained at 3300 Acres
Palmer Fire in Redlands Area Is 15% Contained at 3300 Acres

Share this article: A man helps evacuate a ranch near the Palmer Fire . The fire is zero percent contained, according to Cal Fire Riverside. CAL FIRE/Riverside County firefighters are now on the scene of a wildfire burning in Beaumont near San Timoteo Canyon Road and Fisherman's Retreat.

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  • Group urges national day of prayer for Harvey victims
Group urges national day of prayer for Harvey victims

The visit gave the president an opportunity to show a warm and empathetic side to victims of the worst storm to hit Texas in 50 years. "So many of you are faith-based, and I want to tell you, tomorrow we have national prayer day", Trump said to volunteers at First Church of Pearland, in a Houston suburb.

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  • Moon, Trump agree to build up missile deterrence amid N. Korea threat
Moon, Trump agree to build up missile deterrence amid N. Korea threat

The two countries technically remain at war since a truce agreed to end the 1950-1953 Korean War was never followed by a peace agreement. Reports noted that South Korea had previously asked the U.S.to review the missile guidelines in a bid to double its firepower following rising threats from the North.

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  • Iran tests home-grown air defence system
Iran tests home-grown air defence system

RQ-4 drone on August 26 and in March issued warnings to a U2 reconnaissance plane. "All of its sub-systems have been completed and its missile tests have been conducted", Xinhua news agency quoted Esmaili as saying. In comments on Saturday , Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Hossein Baqeri described plans to boost t...

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  • Iran tests home-grown air defence system
Iran tests home-grown air defence system

RQ-4 drone on August 26 and in March issued warnings to a U2 reconnaissance plane. "All of its sub-systems have been completed and its missile tests have been conducted", Xinhua news agency quoted Esmaili as saying. In comments on Saturday , Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Hossein Baqeri described plans to boost t...

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  • Restinga synonym for Babylon's thesaurus
Restinga synonym for Babylon's thesaurus

According to resolution 07 of July 23, 1996 of CONAMA, "it is understood by vegetation of restinga to the set of the vegetal communities, physically different, with marine and fluvio-marine influence. Restinga Restinga Restinga là một đô thị ở bang São Paulo của Brazil. Đô thị này nằm ở vĩ độ 20º36'12 "độ vĩ nam và kinh độ 47º28'58" độ...

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  • The 7 Signs Your Child Loves You - BabyCenter
The 7 Signs Your Child Loves You - BabyCenter

These are the seven wonders that reflect how the love between a mother and her child grows: 1. Your newborn looks straight into your eyes: that means that you are striving to memorize your physiognomy. 4. Your 12- to 36-month-old child runs to you to comfort him when he falls or is sad. At this age children still do not fully understand the meani...

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  • U.S. seizes control of Russia's SFO Consulate; annexes in NY, DC
U.S. seizes control of Russia's SFO Consulate; annexes in NY, DC

The office is one of three Russian facilities the USA ordered closed this week; the others are the San Francisco consulate and a NY trade office. Russian representatives are also denied access to the rented premises of the Trade Representation in NY.

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  • Theresa May: 'I'm not a quitter'
Theresa May: 'I'm not a quitter'

Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said May "had his "undivided backing" to lead the party into another general election campaign", insisting that the Prime Minister could "certainly" win an absolute majority, the BBC reports. 'So Britain will get a worse deal as a result of the election. The Prime Minister's statement took Westminster by surpris...

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  • UN Security Council condemns N. Korea missile test as 'outrageous'
UN Security Council condemns N. Korea missile test as 'outrageous'

Britain and Japan said on Thursday they would cooperate in countering the threat posed by North Korea, two days after it fired a missile over northern Japan, and will pledge closer ties in defence, cyber security and counter-terrorism. She added: "Yes, I hope to go on and on, because I believe passionately in our policies". Apart from security, M...

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  • Todd expects lead to be challenged at Burghley
Todd expects lead to be challenged at Burghley

While Nicholson was winded in the fall, he was passed fit to ride Nereo, on whom he went clear with 7.6 time penalties. This year's Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials went down to the wire in the final showjumping phase today (3 September).

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  • SoKor, Japanese and United States warplanes drill over Korea after latest missile launch
SoKor, Japanese and United States warplanes drill over Korea after latest missile launch

According to the joint Russian-Chinese deescalation plan, North Korea would stop work on its missile program in exchange for the USA and South Korea halting large-scale war games, allowing tensions to gradually subside. The meeting will take place after Trump and Abe agreed Tuesday to step up pressure on North Korea. While the statement said the...

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  • United States diplomats set to quit Russian Federation as hopes for rapprochement fade
United States diplomats set to quit Russian Federation as hopes for rapprochement fade

Cohen, Trump's attorney and spokesperson, sent Peskov an email and requested his help in advancing a Trump Tower real estate project in Moscow . Cohen's email was directed to Dmitry Peskov , the Russian president's press secretary, though the email was addressed to the general press inquiries inbox.

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  • Government unveils labour reforms
Government unveils labour reforms

Justifying the new measures, Mr Macron said: "We are the only major economy of the European Union which hasn't vanquished mass unemployment in more than three decades". The country's 3,000-page labour code is seen by the neoliberal leader as the major cause of joblessness in France, although other large European countries such as Italy and Spain ha...

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  • The Japanese Armed Forces Demanded a Record Defense Budget
The Japanese Armed Forces Demanded a Record Defense Budget

The East Asian country intends to establish two Aegis Ashore batteries sans missiles valued at approximately $700 million each, sources noted. Following its provocative launch of a ballistic missile over Japan on Tuesday, the North claimed the episode was "the first step" of wider operations and repeated earlier threats to the US Pacifi...

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  • McCain calls Trump 'impulsive' and 'often poorly informed' in op-ed
McCain calls Trump 'impulsive' and 'often poorly informed' in op-ed

There is nothing in their hate-driven racism that can match the strength of a nation conceived in liberty and comprising 323 million souls of different origins and opinions who are equal under the law. He criticized Congress for sabotaging itself as it "lurch [es] from one self-created crisis to another", and blasted the zero-sum political battles ...

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  • Howard Defeats UNLV 43-40 for Biggest Upset in College Football History
Howard Defeats UNLV 43-40 for Biggest Upset in College Football History

It was no Appalachian State-Michigan type game or even a Liberty over Baylor-caliber upset, yet the Howard Bison's victory over the UNLV Runnin' Rebels became the NCAA's biggest upset in college football history. Newton threw for 140 yards and rushed for 185 more, accounting for three total TDs. Howard got out to an early 21-9 lead, before the ...

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