• Soccer player Di Maria strikes deal with Spanish prosecutor in tax case
Soccer player Di Maria strikes deal with Spanish prosecutor in tax case

Paris Saint-Germain's Angel Di Maria has been sentenced to one-year prison. The prosecutor recommended a sentence of 16 months and a fine of almost 800,000 euros ($890,000). For these crimes, Di Maria is imposed an economic fine of about 800,000 euros. The 29-year-old moved to PSG from Manchester United in 2015, having joined the Premier ...

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  • Iran Has Drone Base Near US Troops in Syria
Iran Has Drone Base Near US Troops in Syria

On Sunday, a Navy F/A-18-E Super Hornet shot down a Syrian air force SU-22 fighter over the skies of Syria. This effort to work with partners, however, doesn't mean that the USA won't down Syrian aircraft if necessary. On Sunday, a U.S. F-18 Super Hornet shot down a Syrian government SU-22 drone after it dropped bombs near troops from the Syria...

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  • Senate GOP leaders unveil health care bill amid concerns
Senate GOP leaders unveil health care bill amid concerns

Utah Republican Senator Orrin Hatch led the way with more than $471,000 in contributions from two lobbies that could potentially benefit from the bill, with McConnell not far behind with more than $433,00 in donations. We're going to do it on the floor of the United States Senate. McConnell's ability to line up votes is considered masterful, an...

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  • Unprecedented Inhumanity: One Person Displaced Every Three Seconds
Unprecedented Inhumanity: One Person Displaced Every Three Seconds

Data show that the Syrian conflict has generated the largest numbers of displaced people worldwide, with 12 million people , or almost two-thirds of the population, either internally displaced or living as refugees , mainly in five neighboring countries - Turkey, Jordan, Lebanon, Iraq and Egypt.

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  • Trump disputes Russian interference in 2016 election
Trump disputes Russian interference in 2016 election

Elsewhere Thursday, CNN reported that National Security Agency Director Mike Rogers and Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats told special counsel Robert Mueller's team and Senate investigators in separate meetings last week that Trump suggested they should make an announcement that there was no collusion between his campaign and Russian Fe...

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  • United Nations chief condoles with Portugal over wildfire deaths
United Nations chief condoles with Portugal over wildfire deaths

Officials say they expect the death toll to rise as hundreds of firefighters continue to battle the inferno in Pedrogão Grande, using aircraft and some 300 vehicles in the area. At one spot, a police officer watched over the covered body of a victim of the fire. Another seventeen bodies were found outside the cars on the road leading to the IC8 mot...

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  • EU Leaders to Discuss Brexit at Summit
EU Leaders to Discuss Brexit at Summit

He said that while the European Union could not replace governments in fighting home-grown militants, it could put pressure on technology firms to act against "content that spreads terrorist material or incites to violence". Following her failure to reach agreement with the Democratic Unionist Party on a deal to shore up her minority administrati...

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  • Netanyahu tribute to former German leader Helmut Kohl, who dies aged 87
Netanyahu tribute to former German leader Helmut Kohl, who dies aged 87

For all his accomplishments as chancellor , Kohl's life was tinged by controversy and personal tragedy after he left office in 1998 as Germany's longest-serving leader since Bismarck. "Throughout our endeavours, Helmut was a rock - both steady and strong". He lobbied heavily for the euro, introduced in 1999, as a pillar of peace - and when it ...

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  • Philippine Military Says Few More Days Needed to Liberate Marawi
Philippine Military Says Few More Days Needed to Liberate Marawi

Abu Sayyaf attacks in Palawan were also a possibility, the security official said. Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has declared martial law across a large southern portion of his country. As the conflict intensifies, the United States embassy in Manila said on Saturday American forces were providing assistance to the Filipino troops,...

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  • Defence lifts Syria air strike suspension
Defence lifts Syria air strike suspension

On Tuesday, Operation Inherent Resolve said in a statement that a US F-15 fighter jet had shot down an Iranian-made Shaheed-129 drone near the Syrian village of al-Tanf after "it was assessed that it posed a threat to the US-led coalition forces".

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  • No autopsy for United States student detained by N. Korea
No autopsy for United States student detained by N. Korea

Although no official cause of death has been revealed, Otto's family blame the "awful, torturous mistreatment" he was subjected to by the people of North Korea. Warmbier had been sentenced to 15 years of hard labor after being found guilty of trying to steal a propaganda poster from a hotel during a January 2016 visit to North Korea's capital.

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  • Analysts Near-Term outlook: Occidental Petroleum Corporation (OXY), Genworth Financial, Inc. (GNW)
Analysts Near-Term outlook: Occidental Petroleum Corporation (OXY), Genworth Financial, Inc. (GNW)

Mizuho maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Tuesday, October 27 report. The stock of Dycom Industries, Inc. As per Monday, August 3, the company rating was maintained by Oppenheimer. The firm has "Hold" rating by Jefferies given on Tuesday, January 12. JP Morgan downgraded the stock to "Neutral" rating in Monday, May 9 report. By historical ...

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  • US Shoots Down Iranian-Made Drone in Syria That
US Shoots Down Iranian-Made Drone in Syria That "Displayed Hostile Intent"

However, the Pentagon states that the Syrian jet had dropped bombs near US partner forces involved in the fight to extract Raqqa from Islamic State (ISIS) control. "It displayed hostile intent and advanced on coalition forces", the statement read. The Russian Ministry of Defence called the downing of the plane "a cynical violation of the sove...

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  • China's dog meat festival opens despite ban rumours
China's dog meat festival opens despite ban rumours

More than 1,000 dogs have been saved from possible slaughter in the run-up to the Yulin dog meat festival in China's southern Guangxi autonomous region. "If we can just persuade the people who eat dog meat to stop eating it, then we won't have anything to worry about, because there will no longer be a market", she said, drawing a parallel wit...

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  • Kiwis pedaling toward possible America's Cup upset
Kiwis pedaling toward possible America's Cup upset

It sees the players fill the various roles of members of the yachting crew, which is now 3-0 up in a race to seven against Oracle at the America's Cup. The Kiwis replaced grinders and their arm power with the cyclors. It started with a negative point because Oracle Team USA, owned by billionaire Larry Ellison , won the qualifiers.

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  • PM renames Langevin Block building out of respect for Indigenous Peoples
PM renames Langevin Block building out of respect for Indigenous Peoples

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has announced the building that houses his office will no longer be called the Langevin Block. On this day and every day, let us celebrate Indigenous peoples and continue to build relations based on trust and respect.

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  • King Mohammed VI Congratulates Mohammed Bin Salman on Appointment as Crown Prince
King Mohammed VI Congratulates Mohammed Bin Salman on Appointment as Crown Prince

Mohammed bin Salman replaces his cousin, Prince Mohammed bin Nayef , a veteran security chief who led the Saudi campaign against Islamic State and al-Qaeda, at a time when Riyadh faces heightened tensions with Qatar and Iran and is locked into a war in Yemen .

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  • Australia lifts suspension of airstrikes against ISIS in Syria
Australia lifts suspension of airstrikes against ISIS in Syria

The incident follows the USA downing of a piloted Syrian Army jet near Raqqa after it dropped bombs near us -backed forces over the weekend, an incident that prompted a warning from Syria ally Russian Federation. The statement added, the drone, "continued to advance on the Coalition position without diverting its course it was shot down"....

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  • Ireland's 1st Indian-origin PM meets Theresa May
Ireland's 1st Indian-origin PM meets Theresa May

Donaldson said local media reports that his party was asking for 1 billion pounds ($1.27 billion) to be spent on health and a further billion to be allocated to infrastructure was "wild speculation and wide of the mark". Normally this speech repeats key legislative promises made during the election campaign, but May is expected to omit the most con...

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  • Canadian Accused Of Stabbing Cop At Flint Airport Appears In Court
Canadian Accused Of Stabbing Cop At Flint Airport Appears In Court

A law enforcement officer subdued Ftouhi, who asked the officer why he did not kill him, the complaint said. The suspect was immediately taken into custody, and federal prosecutors announced hours later that the Canadian man was charged with committing violence at an airport.

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