• Trump Reverses Obama's Ban On Importing Trophies From Elephant Hunts
Trump Reverses Obama's Ban On Importing Trophies From Elephant Hunts

The new law only applies to elephants hunted between January 21st, 2016 and the end of 2018. "Legal, well-regulated sport hunting as part of a sound management program can benefit the conservation of certain species by providing incentives to local communities to conserve the species and by putting much-needed revenue back into conservation", it...

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  • Pakistan using social media to lure Kashmiri youth to militancy
Pakistan using social media to lure Kashmiri youth to militancy

Khan said. He said there is already a policy for those Kashmiris "who had crossed over to Pakistan and married there". Khan was addressing a press conference in which two of the three terrorists arrested on Wednesday in Kulgam district were presented before the media.

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  • Fort Bend County sheriff searching for driver with anti-Trump message
Fort Bend County sheriff searching for driver with anti-Trump message

In Nehls' now-deleted post , which was saved and shared by the ACLU , the sheriff asked anyone who knows the owner of the truck to contact his office. Facebook users responded to Nehls' post with plenty of criticism. "Anybody traveling down the road that is behind that truck may have voted for Trump [and] that is where we might see a breach of ...

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  • Fuel running out for Yemen hospitals, United Nations warns
Fuel running out for Yemen hospitals, United Nations warns

The Saudi-led coalition hopes that will prevent "the smuggling of weapons, ammunitions, missile parts and cash that are regularly being supplied by Iran and Iranian accomplices to the Houthi rebels", the statement said. Even with a partial lifting of the blockade, the WFP estimates that an additional 3.2 million people will be pushed into hunger. T...

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  • Turkey, Russia and Iran to hold summit on Syria next week
Turkey, Russia and Iran to hold summit on Syria next week

The US resolution was supported by 11 members of the Council. The UN Security Council was to vote yesterday on a US-drafted resolution that would extend for a year an global probe to determine who is behind chemical attacks in Syria's six-year war.

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  • Judge declares mistrial in Menendez trial
Judge declares mistrial in Menendez trial

According to a note penned today, the jurors said they were unable to return a unanimous verdict on any of the 18 counts and unwilling "to move away from our strong convictions". The judge and lawyers in Sen. "To those of you who were digging my political grave so you could jump into my seat, I know who you are and I won't forget you", he said.

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  • Pope Francis gets a brand new Lamborghini Huracan
Pope Francis gets a brand new Lamborghini Huracan

The tendency was clearly apparent when you compared healthcare cover between countries and continents, the pope said, adding that it was also visible within more wealthy countries, "where access to healthcare risks being more dependent on individuals' economic resources than on their actual need for treatment".

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  • Software problem caused train collision at Singapore's Joo Koon station
Software problem caused train collision at Singapore's Joo Koon station

Other passengers asked SMRT staff to open the doors of the first coach to allow them to exit to the platform. "Given this finding, the Land Transport Authority and (train operator) SMRT have chose to isolate for up to one month the operations of the Tuas West Extension , which runs on the new signalling system, from the rest of the East-West Line,...

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  • Backed diplomacy needed to deal with North Korea: US Pacific Commander
Backed diplomacy needed to deal with North Korea: US Pacific Commander

If China succeeds, the "party-to-party" approach can both help North Korea to "save face" and reaffirm China's great achievement with Chinese characteristics. Earlier this month, he also traveled to Vietnam and Laos to brief the communist governments there on the results of the congress. Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang did not say whether the nucl...

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  • Lebanon's Hariri to fly to France in coming days, Elysee Palace says
Lebanon's Hariri to fly to France in coming days, Elysee Palace says

The official was not authorized to be publicly named. Aoun has blamed Saudi Arabia for Hariri's resignation, calling the move an act of aggression. Hariri's resignation came against the backdrop of mounting tensions between Sunni Saudi Arabia and Shiite Iran, which back opposing sides in power struggles in hotspots such as Syria and Yemen.

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  • Russian MPs back law targeting foreign media: Agencies
Russian MPs back law targeting foreign media: Agencies

The U.S. intelligence agencies allege that RT served as a tool for the Kremlin to meddle in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. Afterwards, a media outlet holding the status of a foreign agent will be subject to restrictions and commitments provided for non-profit organisations (foreign agents).

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  • PA: Riyadh won't normalize ties with Israel before Palestinian peace deal
PA: Riyadh won't normalize ties with Israel before Palestinian peace deal

This is the first time such a war-like posture has been adopted by the Tel Aviv regime since 2014, when Israeli launched a bloody 50-day war on the blockaded Gaza Strip. The blockade has caused a decline in living standards as well as unprecedented unemployment and poverty. The U.N. also voiced its concern about the threat of an imminent attack b...

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  • LiAngelo Ball & Two UCLA Teammates Touch Down In The States
LiAngelo Ball & Two UCLA Teammates Touch Down In The States

Pac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott, who had not spoken with the three players, said what had occurred was a "very regrettable situation". UCLA defeated Georgia Tech 63-60 in what was the season opener for both teams. It's unknown if that played a factor in the decision. "I want to be clear that we take seriously any violations of the law", UCLA ...

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  • Father: 'Jose Mourinho held Ruben Loftus-Cheek back'
Father: 'Jose Mourinho held Ruben Loftus-Cheek back'

And the midfielder put in a man of the match performance against Germany last Friday in his senior debut. Willian's call for Loftus-Cheek to be given a chance at Chelsea , comes less than a day after the attacking-midfielder revealed his own frustration at having to be patient at his boyhood club.

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  • Israel operations will continue in Syria as needed, PM says
Israel operations will continue in Syria as needed, PM says

An official from the Prime Minister's Office, however, said Netanyahu's gesture was turned down immediately. Today (Wednesday), Shaykh Muwaffak Tarif, the spiritual leader of the Druze community in Israel, officially requested an urgent meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in light of recent events in the Golan Heights.

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  • 'Cards Against Humanity' purchases land to stop Mexico border wall
'Cards Against Humanity' purchases land to stop Mexico border wall

Cards Against Humanity has purchased a plot of land on the US-Mexico border in a headline-grabbing attempt to prevent the construction of President Donald Trump's promised border wall . A foul-mouthed card game has joined Democrats, environmentalists and immigrant advocates in fighting Donald Trump's proposed border wall. A popular card g...

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  • Russian Federation posts videogame image as 'irrefutable proof' U.S. helps IS
Russian Federation posts videogame image as 'irrefutable proof' U.S. helps IS

Instead, it came from the smartphone game AC-130 Gunship Simulator: Special Ops Squadron. In fact, it was taken from a 2015 promotional video showing AC-130 Gunship Simulator: Special Ops Squadron, a mobile game in which players fire at ground targets from a U.S.

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  • Australians have voted in favour of same sex marriage
Australians have voted in favour of same sex marriage

The non-binding result paves the way for Australian Prime Minister Malcom Turnbull to bring in legislation allowing same-sex marriage. Various opinion polls point to a majority "yes" vote, possibly as high as 60 per cent. Coalition parliamentarians, who were previously required to vote against marriage equality will now be given a free vote,...

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  • Possible military coup in Zimbabwe, as tanks roll towards Robert Mugabe's capital
Possible military coup in Zimbabwe, as tanks roll towards Robert Mugabe's capital

Before his sack, Mnangagwa, aka Crocodile, defiantly told Mugabe that the party was "not personal property for you and your wife to do as you please". "We must remind those behind the current treacherous shenanigans that, when it comes to matters of protecting our revolution, the military will not hesitate to step in", said General Constantino Chiw...

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  • PM Modi, Australia PM Turnbull hold bilateral meeting — ASEAN Summit
PM Modi, Australia PM Turnbull hold bilateral meeting — ASEAN Summit

Police have killed nearly 4000 people in operations throughout the Philippines. Both leaders have publicly praised the other and appear to have a good relationship, with some Filipinos even calling Duterte the "Filipino Trump". When the reporters asked Trump whether he would raise human rights at the meeting, Duterte replied with: "Whoa, whoa. Th...

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