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Mr. Abbas's vile speech was a new low. "But by succumbing to such dark, corrosive instincts he showed that it is time for him to leave office". The Palestinian National Council agreed yesterday to grant the 115-member Central Council authority to assume the political body's powers, such as appointing a successor to the 83-year-old Palestinian leader and resolving the decade-long rift with the rival Hamas party ruling Gaza.
  • US officials arrive in Beijing for trade talks

    US officials arrive in Beijing for trade talks

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    The delegation-level trade talks to be held between United States and China on Thursday will only be fruitful if the former is honest in its determination to preserve the stability of economic ties, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying said on Wednesday.
  • House Republicans Formally Nominate Trump for Nobel Peace Prize

    House Republicans Formally Nominate Trump for Nobel Peace Prize

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    Congress members who signed the letter include Representatives Luke Messer , Mark Meadows, and Marsha Blackburn . The nomination will be for the 2019 year since the 2018 award nomination period ended in February. Messer explained, "The peace through strength approach to national security is delivering results, not just in North Korea ". "I want to be there", he said.
  • Storm kills at least 91, injures over 160 in India

    Storm kills at least 91, injures over 160 in India

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    Other districts affected were Bijnor, Bareli, Saharanpur, Pilibhit, Firozabad, Chitrakoot, Muzaffarnagar, Rae Bareli and Unnao. Many were sleeping in their homes when they collapsed as the storm hit on Wednesday night. Heavy rains also lashed in Delhi and NCR area and the pre-monsoon shower brought huge relief to the residents of the Delhi from the scorching heat.
  • Nine aboard US military plane destroyed in fiery crash

    Nine aboard US military plane destroyed in fiery crash

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    Officials at first said five crew members were killed, but it later emerged that other people were also on board. UPDATE: 1:17 p.m. EDT-The military plane that crashed in Savannah , Georgia, Wednesday is a type used for weather reconnaissance missions called the C-130 Hercules aircraft, according to a fact sheet list from the U.S.
  • Neighbor sought in murder of couple dead of drug overdose

    Neighbor sought in murder of couple dead of drug overdose

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    Police are looking for Daniel Kenneth Mooney (right) in connection with their deaths. "This tragedy is unfathomable to all of us and we pray for the victims and pray with the victims' families", Shore said. CBS3 confirms Philadelphia police officers were actively involved in the search for Mooney as they combed C Street and Indiana Avenue in the Kensington section of the city.
  • Basque militant group ETA announces dissolution

    Basque militant group ETA announces dissolution

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    Basque separatist group ETA has announced it is fully disbanding, marking the definitive end to its deadly independence campaign and to western Europe's last armed insurgency. Although the group's dissolution has been widely anticipated, Spanish news agency EFE reported that Spanish anti-terrorist authorities have said that they hoped for more.
  • Trump lawyer Ty Cobb bows out as Russian Federation probe picks up

    Trump lawyer Ty Cobb bows out as Russian Federation probe picks up

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    White House lawyer Ty Cobb , who had been the United States administration's point person dealing with the Russian meddling investigation, has been replaced with Emmet Flood , The New York Times reported . But Trump has started bringing on more combative lawyers for the team, like former federal prosecutors Joseph diGenova and Victory Toensing and New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani, and his supporters have pushed Trump in that direction.
  • Japan PM tells Jordan king he aims for strategic partnership

    Japan PM tells Jordan king he aims for strategic partnership

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    Abe told Netanyahu that Japan supports a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, a reference to the coexistence of Israel and a future Palestinian state. He announced that Jordan and Japan have "agreed in substance on a Japanese-Jordanian investment agreement", which he said shows "the improvement of the business environment" in Jordan.
  • Team Tentaran 0 Comment World Press Freedom Day

    Team Tentaran 0 Comment World Press Freedom Day

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    The justice system in this case could give rise to concrete actions that should be taken by all the governments of the region to protect the lives of journalists and consequently the public's right to information. However, she struck a note of caution saying, "Freedom of the press, like any other freedom, is never completely secure". "There is little doubt that our press today enjoys a plurality of voices regardless of the ideological dispositions or political proclivities one espouses to ...
  • Russian Federation probe counsel floats idea of summons for Trump

    Russian Federation probe counsel floats idea of summons for Trump

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    Cobb has been the point person for the President Donald Trump's White House regarding special counsel Robert Mueller's Russian Federation investigation. "This isn't some game", John Dowd , Trump's lead attorney at the time , told Mueller. Meanwhile, another Trump lawyer is on his way out. Cobb and McGahn hold different views on how cooperative the White House should be with the special counsel investigation.