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The judge said the court did not believe the excuse, however, because no official medical verification was provided. The court issued a warrant for her arrest and a new verdict date was set for 27 September. Paralysing protests and court cases have hacked at their governments and finances, while another coup toppled his younger sister Yingluck in 2014. According to Wolfram Schaffar, political scientist and Thailand expert from the University of Vienna, "It was absolutely a standard program".
  • Phoenix courts closing early for Trump rally

    Phoenix courts closing early for Trump rally

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    Trump has mused about granting a pardon to disgraced former Maricopa County sheriff Joe Arpaio , a convicted criminal who dubbed himself "America's toughest sheriff" for his harsh (and illegal) treatment of immigrants. Phoenix Police Chief Jeri Williams said the department would have "maximum staffing" for the rally as anti-fascist, anti-right wing, and pro-Trump supporters number among the attendees.
  • Sasikala video submitted as proof for allowed to leave prison

    Sasikala video submitted as proof for allowed to leave prison

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    But jail sources told this newspaper that the footage was old and recorded by a camera inside the prison. The footage is of Sasikala and Ilavarasi walking out of B-gate en route the visitors' room. Sasikala was also carrying a bag and was escorted in by a lady officer-male guards are barred from entering women jails. After Roopa and Rao indulged in a public spat over the report, the Karnataka government had shifted her as Deputy Inspector General of Police and Commissioner for Traffic and ...
  • US Military Drills in South Korea Continues

    US Military Drills in South Korea Continues

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    The warning - printed in an official North Korean government newspaper - came just hours before the USA and South Korea were slated today to start the so-called " Ulchi Freedom Guardian " military exercises, a 10-day annual military drill on the Korean peninsula.
  • Weather forecast cooperating for eclipse viewing

    Weather forecast cooperating for eclipse viewing

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    Early on, look for mostly sunny skies before clouds start to bubble up throughout the afternoon hours. We are hours away from the big solar eclipse. The partial eclipse in our area will begin around 1:15 p.m. reaching its peak around 2:35 p.m. and wrapping up around 3:50 p.m. The region will be getting an extended break from storms and rain.
  • What we know so far — Surgut knife attacker

    What we know so far — Surgut knife attacker

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    Russia's Investigations Committee said it had identified the attacker and was checking his psychological history. The police later shot and killed the attacker, Russian authorities said. There were reports that more than one attacker was involved and that the number of victims was higher than officials have disclosed, but these claims have not been verified.
  • U.S. cuts back on Russian visas amid diplomatic tensions

    U.S. cuts back on Russian visas amid diplomatic tensions

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    The changes in USA policy in Russia will affect only a small number of Russians. Starting September 1, the embassy will be the only location in Russian Federation issuing U.S. Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has censured a United States decision to reduce its visa services in Russian Federation, saying the measure brings to mind the logic of the masterminds of "color revolutions".
  • Erdogan Calls on Turks in Germany to Vote Against Turkey's Foes

    Erdogan Calls on Turks in Germany to Vote Against Turkey's Foes

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    But he said he expected voters of Turkish origin to " teach a lesson to the parties which are disrespectful to Turkey" when they cast their votes in a "struggle for honour". These troops are participating in the US-led coalition's fight against ISIS in Iraq and Syria. "They are all enemies of Turkey", he said. Relations between the two countries have increasingly soured, with Turkey accusing Germany of harboring alleged terrorists and Germany protesting the arrest of several of its ...
  • Finland stabbings being treated as terror attack, police say

    Finland stabbings being treated as terror attack, police say

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    The attack was not considered an act of terrorism, Finland's top police chief, Seppo Kolehmainen, said at a news conference. The tabloid Ilta-Sanomat said six people had been injured, one man and five women , adding that a woman with a buggy had been attacked by a man with a large knife.
  • ME contingent arrives on the scene for Boston protest against white supremacists

    ME contingent arrives on the scene for Boston protest against white supremacists

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    The city largely avoided a repeat of last weekend's violence in Charlottesville, Virginia , where there were bloody street battles and one woman was killed. The group also said in multiple Facebook posts that they are in "no way" affiliated with the Charlottesville rally. The Boston Police Department is deploying around 500 police officers to the rally.
  • How Did North Korea Get Nuclear Weapons?

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    A critical juncture lies ahead on August 21, when the United States and South Korea are due to start annual military drills involving tens of thousands of USA and South Korean soldiers. South Korean president's office spokesman Park Su-hyun told reporters that Dunford assured Moon during the 50-minute meeting at the presidential Blue House in the capital Seoul that USA military options being prepared against North Korea would be for when diplomatic and economic sanctions failed.
  • Missouri Senate Leader Hopes

    Missouri Senate Leader Hopes "Trump Is Assassinated"

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    According to KMOV , an affiliate of CNN News, Chappelle-Nadal said in a statement to them that she doesn't want to see anyone assassinated, but she would like to see Trump impeached. "I will. I hope Trump is assassinated!" The exchange was noticed by St. Louis conservative radio host Mark Reardon. When people of colour are respected by this White House and they are willing to do real work, I'll sit down with them.
  • Russia Urges Iran to Stick to the Nuclear Deal From 2015

    Russia Urges Iran to Stick to the Nuclear Deal From 2015

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    He also said that in recent months, the world has witnessed that the U.S., in addition to its constant and repetitive breaking of its promises in the JCPOA ( nuclear deal ), has ignored several other global agreements and shown its allies that the USA is neither a good partner nor a reliable negotiating party.
  • China, India soldiers hurl stones at 1 another in Kashmir

    China, India soldiers hurl stones at 1 another in Kashmir

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    However, when the daily contacted the Indian Army, they refused to open up on the incident. Chinese troops had managed to enter upto Finger Four area in the region from where they were sent back. However, there were reports of troops from both sides exchanging candies on the occasion on Tuesday. The crisis began on June 16 when the Indian Army prevented Chinese troops from building a road in Doklam.
  • US National Security Adviser Says 'No War with N.Korea Imminent'

    US National Security Adviser Says 'No War with N.Korea Imminent'

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    Meanwhile, echoing the worries of USA analysts, commentary on official North Korean news agency KCNA said that "war can not be blocked by any power if sparks fly due to a small, random incident that was unintentional". "We have tremendous military capabilities". North Korea's state-run media last Sunday condemned the planned military drills and said the USA is "letting out unsafe war rhetoric".
  • Top US general to meet South Korean leader amid tensions

    Top US general to meet South Korean leader amid tensions

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    North Korea has snubbed offers for talks from President Moon Jae-in, the South's first liberal leader in a decade. Any new military conflict with North Korea would likely escalate quickly to the use of nuclear weapons, bringing catastrophic casualties and an untold economic impact worldwide, former USA defense officials and experts believe.
  • Refugee arrivals by sea in Spain triple

    Refugee arrivals by sea in Spain triple

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    Earlier this year, it emerged the number of migrants reaching Malaga in the first six months of 2017 - 749 people - had nearly equalled then umber for the whole of the previous year. Spain has to prepare for an increased influx of migrants and refugees as it now does not have the necessary infrastructure, Rosa Otero, a deputy spokeswoman for UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) Spain, told Sputnik.
  • Federal Climate Report Contradicts Trump Administration Stance

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    The New York Times obtained a striking new report on the climate crisis that, under normal circumstances, we wouldn't yet be able to read. "It's not clear what the news is in this story", Robert Kopp, a climate scientist at Rutgers University who is listed on the report as among the lead authors, said on Twitter .
  • In response to rocket fire: IDF strikes 2 Hamas terror targets

    In response to rocket fire: IDF strikes 2 Hamas terror targets

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    One 26-year-old man was reported to be in critical condition with head wounds. No damage or injuries were caused by the rocket. In February, Israeli security forces thwarted an attempt to smuggle hundreds of drones and other banned items into the Gaza Strip through the postal service.
  • County confirms human West Nile case in Frisco

    County confirms human West Nile case in Frisco

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    As an additional treatment step, Municipal Mosquito will conduct ground-based adult mosquito control, known as fogging and spraying, in the targeted areas by using organic solutions. During 2016, 13 cases of West Nile virus infection were reported among Wisconsin residents. Check your window and door screens to make sure they're in good shape .
  • Israeli official: Netanyahu not forced to resign if indicted

    Israeli official: Netanyahu not forced to resign if indicted

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    Netanyahu's predecessor, Ehud Olmert, was released from prison last month after serving a 16-month sentence. The Channel 10 survey comes after police revealed or the first time that investigations of Netanyahu revolve around suspicions of "bribery, fraud and breach of trust".
  • Tourists' Hitler Salutes Get Them Arrested in Berlin

    Tourists' Hitler Salutes Get Them Arrested in Berlin

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    Breaking anti-hate laws can carry a fine or a prison sentence of up to three years . The two Chinese tourists were released later on Saturday after posting bail of $593 (500 euro) each according to police. A police spokeswoman declined on Sunday to reveal further details, and said she did not know whether the tourists were still in Berlin , or even in Germany.
  • Income Tax search on Shivakumar enters 3rd day

    Income Tax search on Shivakumar enters 3rd day

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    The taxmen raided almost 39 premises across the country owned by the minister and his family with the help of Central Reserve Police Force ( CRPF ) personnel officials - including his home in Bengaluru . Mr Siddaramaiah questioned Mr Prasad on why the intelligence wing did not have information about the I-T department officials bringing CRPF personnel during raids on the energy minister's residence and other places.
  • Iran's Rouhani urges more talks with world powers

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    Union Road, Transport, Highways and Shipping Minister Gadkari represented India at the oath taking ceremony. A Hamas delegation has arrived in Tehran to participate in Iranian President-elect Hassan Rouhani's swearing-in ceremony on Saturday, Anadolu Agency reported.
  • New Venezuela assembly fires prosecutor

    New Venezuela assembly fires prosecutor

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    Maduro's former foreign minister Delcy Rodriguez , who now heads the Constituent Assembly , had vowed to go after those seen to be behind months of anti-government protests. It could re-write the constitution, re-arrange state institutions and allow socialist President Nicolas Maduro to rule by decree. The assembly will have sweeping powers and the opposition fears it will be used to strengthen Maduro's power and further crack down on dissent.
  • Flood advisory issued as afternoon rain drenches Miami-Dade

    Flood advisory issued as afternoon rain drenches Miami-Dade

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    The majority of the activity is expected in the mountains, inland valleys and desert areas. A flash flood warning was also issued until 9:45 p.m.in central Merrimack County. "This is the typical time for it, but it's typically a little farther east from us", said Jayme Laber, hydrologist for the National Weather Service , who works in the Oxnard office for the NWS.
  • Woman who encouraged boyfriend to kill himself faces 20 years in prison

    Woman who encouraged boyfriend to kill himself faces 20 years in prison

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    In convicting Carter, the judge focused his ruling on Carter telling Roy to " get back in " after he climbed out of his truck as it was filling with carbon monoxide and told her he was afraid. The sensational trial was closely watched on social media, in part because of the insistent tone of Carter's text messages. You're just making it harder on yourself by pushing it off.
  • Oklahoma disposal wells probed after quake

    Oklahoma disposal wells probed after quake

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    The third quake, another 3.0, took place at 2:49 p.m. Wednesday and had an epicenter located just south of E. Covell Road and east of U.S. Interstate 35. The Oklahoma Corporation Commission's Induced Seismicity Department and the Oklahoma Geological Survey are investigating the recent Edmond-area earthquakes.
  • Trump signs 'seriously flawed' Russian sanctions bill

    Trump signs 'seriously flawed' Russian sanctions bill

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    CUOMO: Because The New York Times is reporting that the President OK'd the statement. "It became clear to me that this was the true agenda all along and that the claims of potentially helpful information were a pretext for the meeting", Trump Jr .
  • Seth Rich family just wants murder conspiracy 'to go away'

    Seth Rich family just wants murder conspiracy 'to go away'

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    According to Wheeler , the network defamed him by knowingly fabricating quotes and attributing them to him in its story, which was titled " Seth Rich , slain DNC staffer, had contact with WikiLeaks, say multiple sources". Moreover, the lawsuit said, the White House was aware of the Fox News story ahead of publication. Washington police claimed that Rich's death was likely the result of a botched robbery, but Butowsky believed the story ran deeper.
  • 20 people killed in explosion inside Shiite Muslim mosque in Afghanistan

    20 people killed in explosion inside Shiite Muslim mosque in Afghanistan

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    About 30 people are said to be wounded, and local officials say the death toll is expected to rise. Hadid said he saw several pieces of a body that was being identified as the assailant. There is no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack. The attack comes a day after an attack on the Iraqi embassy in Kabul , which was claimed by the ISIS, killed two people.
  • Amit Shah, Smriti Irani file nomination for RS elections from Gujarat

    Amit Shah, Smriti Irani file nomination for RS elections from Gujarat

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    She filled her nomination after Amit Shah. Amit Shah has been an MLA from Naranpura constituency in Ahmedabad . Irani and Dilipbhai Pandya (both BJP) and Ahmed Patel - is ending on August 18. The elections will be held on August 8. The BJP has 121 MLAs in the 182-member Assembly while the Congress 57 members. With Venkaiah Naidu being fielded as vice-presidential nominee, Manohar Parrikar moving to Goa as State Chief Minister and Anil Madhav Dave's untimely passing away, the Union ...
  • The White House's calamitous week

    The White House's calamitous week

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    The president also called Kelly a "great leader" and "great American". As Secretary of Homeland Security, he has ferociously advocated for Trump's agenda, most notably by advocating for the complete construction of the U.S. But Congressman Peter King , who accompanied Trump aboard the Air Force One to NY and back, told reporters that he saw no indication of Priebus' exit during the flight.
  • Trump Names Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly WH Chief Of Staff

    Trump Names Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly WH Chief Of Staff

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    White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders told the press that talks of Priebus' departure started two weeks ago, and that it had nothing to do with Scaramucci . He credited Priebus with revitalizing the RNC and served Trump as chief of staff "capably and passionately". In an apparent attempt at damage control, Scaramucci tweeted late Thursday: "I sometimes use colourful language".
  • Kelly to wrangle White House feuds, leaks, and drama starting Monday

    Kelly to wrangle White House feuds, leaks, and drama starting Monday

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    From his candid and sometimes foul language to his disgust for Washington politics and his disdain for the press, the retired Marine Corps general fits the president's mold. When Trump asked him to join his administration as secretary of Homeland Security, he "panicked for a bit", he told the Aspen Security Conference last week: "All I could think about is, how do I get out of this?" While serving under President Obama, Kelly became an outspoken advocate for greater efforts to secure the ...