• Gulf crisis seen widening split in Syria rebellion
Gulf crisis seen widening split in Syria rebellion

In a statement issued by WAM , The General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) said that it is fully committed to the Chicago convention, but the state reserves the sovereign right under worldwide law to take any precautionary measures to protect its national security if necessary.

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  • Trump takes U-turn, says we have great relationship with China
Trump takes U-turn, says we have great relationship with China

He was returned home in a coma last week and died this week. Trump announced Monday that Warmier has died. "The United States of America can not and should not tolerate the murder of its citizens by hostile powers", the Senator added .

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  • California mayor hopes local has winning ticket
California mayor hopes local has winning ticket

A Powerball ticket with the six winning numbers was sold Saturday night in Sun City, CA. The winning numbers are 20-26-32-38-58 with a Powerball number of 3. Both prize amounts would be before taxes are deducted. He says they were grateful to receive news that their store sold the ticket. Powerball is played in 44 states, Washington, DC, Puer...

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  • University of Michigan getting driverless shuttles this fall
University of Michigan getting driverless shuttles this fall

By the time students return to the Ann Arbor campus for the 2017 fall semester, such driverless buses will have become part of the university's everyday transportation plan. The shuttle service now only reaches speeds of 28 miles per hour and covers just one route every 10 minutes. The shuttle program will study how passengers and those on the ...

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  • Toothpick Crossbow: The Dangerous Toy That's Upsetting Chinese Parents
Toothpick Crossbow: The Dangerous Toy That's Upsetting Chinese Parents

The crossbows can fire out needles and nails and are sold in shops for as little as seven yuan (81p). These miniature plastic or metal ballistas can fire a toothpick with enough force to pierce cardboard or - if loaded up with metal needles instead of wooden skewers - a soda can, the BBC reports .

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  • Irregular spend at municipalities sees drastic rise - AG
Irregular spend at municipalities sees drastic rise - AG

The Auditor-General says the rate of improvement in the last financial year is very marginal, compared to the previous year. This auditor general local government report was released on Wednesday. "Irregular does not necessarily mean that it's money that was not spent well, just that it was money that was not accounted for". "This needs to be c...

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  • Mersal first look out: Ilayathalapathy Vijay looks Theri in Atlee's film
Mersal first look out: Ilayathalapathy Vijay looks Theri in Atlee's film

Vijay's Puli co-star Kichcha Sudeepa wished him a lifetime of "happiness and smiles" while Tamil actor Prasanna hoped Vijay will "keep all that inspirations coming". Mersal is touted to be Vijay's most expensive film to date and is being produced under the banner of Thenandal Entertainment as their 100th film.

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  • France's Macron says European Union door remains open to UK
France's Macron says European Union door remains open to UK

Priorities include looking into encrypted communication platforms used by extremists to evade security forces and new laws to impose penalties on online companies which fail to remove offensive content. France's players were touched by the overwhelming show of support they received from England fans when they played an exhibition match at Wembley S...

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  • USA shoots down pro-regime drone in Syria
USA shoots down pro-regime drone in Syria

The drone was reportedly armed and in firing range of US troops, a USA defense official confirmed to Fox News and CNN . The June 8 shoot-down of an Iranian drone over Syria was the first USA air-to-air engagement since February 2009.

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  • Islamic State Destroys Iconic Al-Nuri Mosque in Mosul
Islamic State Destroys Iconic Al-Nuri Mosque in Mosul

FILE - In this February 4, 2003 file photo, an electrician works on the roof of a shop in the Northern Iraqi city of Mosul. In the background is the leaning minaret. "We did not strike in that area", coalition spokesman US Air Force Colonel John Dorrian said. Brett McGurk, special U.S. envoy to the anti-ISIS coalition, stated on Twitter , "ISIS ...

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  • EU, UK agree on priorities, timetable for Brexit talks
EU, UK agree on priorities, timetable for Brexit talks

Both sides want transparency to be the default. Britain commenced its formal talks with the European Union over Brexit on Monday. Brexit Secretary David Davis has said Britain will seek "a deal that works in the best interests of all citizens" in Brexit talks getting under way in Brussels.

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  • Tillerson urges China to put more pressure on N. Korea
Tillerson urges China to put more pressure on N. Korea

North Korea put a temporary moratorium on its nuclear and uranium programs in February 2012 in return for food aid from the USA, but the deal came apart two months later when North Korea launched a rocket to put a satellite into orbit. "It does demand something that's beyond the typical response". One possibility is North Korea maybe hinting that...

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  • Sean Spicer claims he has never discussed Russian hacking with Trump
Sean Spicer claims he has never discussed Russian hacking with Trump

Ingraham agreed that it does become "performance art" to some degree, while Spicer added that there's a better focus on substance over "snarkiness" when reporters aren't trying to get their "clip" out there (like in off-camera gaggles). "I don't know if he's seen the legislation or not", Spicer said. Spicer said the press staff has been available...

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  • Firefighting plane crashes in Portugal
Firefighting plane crashes in Portugal

There, about 1,100 firefighters supported by 14 water-dropping aircraft battled the flames, which officials said they expected to extinguish by Wednesday night. A spokesman for Spain's Ministry of Defense said it had not lost a plane, denying earlier reports that a Spanish water-dropping plane had crashed. Maria Jose Andre told The Associated P...

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  • Spanish Prosecutors Accuse Mourinho of €3.3m Tax Fraud
Spanish Prosecutors Accuse Mourinho of €3.3m Tax Fraud

Those include Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo , who played under Mr Mourinho and shares the same agent. Mourinho's side will then face Real Madrid at the home of the San Francisco 49ers National Football League team and Barcelona at the Washington Redskins' FedExField.

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  • IS destroys iconic al-Nuri mosque in Mosul
IS destroys iconic al-Nuri mosque in Mosul

The explosions happened as Iraq's elite Counter Terrorism Service units, which have been battling their way through Mosul's Old City , got to within 164 feet of the mosque, the Iraqi military statement said . Here are key facts about Mosul's Grand al-Nuri Mosque and famous leaning minaret, blown up on Wednesday as Iraqi forces advanced ...

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  • Supreme Court to hear potentially landmark case on partisan gerrymandering
Supreme Court to hear potentially landmark case on partisan gerrymandering

At issue is the bad habit that state legislature majorities, abetted by like-minded governors, have of skewing congressional and state legislative districts to their party's advantage. When the Court has chosen to invalidate redistricting lines in the past, it has generally done so based on the claim that the lines in question disenfranchise minori...

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  • Whatsapp video, voice calls available in UAE
Whatsapp video, voice calls available in UAE

The instant messaging service appears to have had its free voice and video calling features - which it introduced to the platform previous year - unblocked in the UAE. Currently, Apple's FaceTime voice and video communications service is not installed by default on the company's smartphones bought in the UAE. When it comes to the list of smartpho...

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  • Lowcountry Boeing plane featured in Paris show
Lowcountry Boeing plane featured in Paris show

Nearly 40% of the planes will go to customers in Asia, driven heavily by booming air traffic in China . Monarch has also selected Boeing as its flight training provider for its 737 MAX fleet and will be entering into an agreement with Boeing subsidiary AerData for services pertaining to aircraft records management.

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  • Dennis Rodman back in North Korea; ailing American leaves
Dennis Rodman back in North Korea; ailing American leaves

After confessing, Otto Warmbier was sentenced to fifteen years of hard labor . He reportedly was detained for trying to remove a propaganda banner from his hotel. He said Warmbier, of Cincinnati, was en route to the U.S. Warmbier's parents said in a statement Tuesday that he had been freed by the Communist state but had to be medically eva...

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