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Kushner, Ivanka detail up to $762 million in assets

Kushner, Ivanka detail up to $762 million in assets

Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump filed new disclosure documents on Friday that reveal more information about their extensive business holdings and investments that could be worth more than $762 million. The promotions are posted in Chinese and refer to Kushner Companies as "real estate heavyweights", going on to mention "the celebrity of the family is 30-something "Mr". Read More

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Evacuation order lifted for town threatened by fire

Evacuation order lifted for town threatened by fire

Yosemite National Park remains open and operating normally even as smoke from the Detwiler Fire has drifted into the valley, putting a hazy filter on sightseeing. Over two thousand firefighters are battling a wildfire that has engulfed 48,000 acres of rugged terrain in California . The town sits 35 miles southwest of Yosemite National Park in what was once Gold Rush country along Highway 49. Read More

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Emir of Qatar : Any talks must respect Qatar sovereignty

Emir of Qatar : Any talks must respect Qatar sovereignty

In a royal decree on Thursday, Qatar has amended its anti-terrorism laws to boost the fight against extremism. Arab states have been urged to lift a blockade on Qatar after the country changed its anti-terror laws amid a regional crisis. He said: "They have been very aggressive in implementing that agreement , so I think we're satisfied with the effort they're putting forth". This is the same reason why in 2013 and 2014 the [Riyadh] agreements we signed with Qatar were also kept ... Read More

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Angkasa says partial eclipse of the moon to occur August 7

Angkasa says partial eclipse of the moon to occur August 7

NASA has details on safe eclipse viewing glasses and on the solar eclipse on its website . The safest way to watch the eclipsed sun is through the solar filters like " eclipse glasses " or via hand-held solar viewers. The "path of totality," in which the moon's shadow sweeps across the Earth's surface, will cross parts of 12 states: Oregon, Idaho, Wyoming, Nebraska, Kansas, Missouri, Illinois, Kentucky, Tennessee, Georgia, North Carolina and SC. Read More

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Tillerson's Exxon violated Russian Federation sanctions, Treasury says

Tillerson's Exxon violated Russian Federation sanctions, Treasury says

After the Ukraine-related sanctions put in place under President Barack Obama , Tillerson saw Exxon's stake in a lucrative offshore drilling project with Rosneft come under threat. The Treasury Department said Exxon Mobil caused "significant harm" to the sanctions program. Treasury said executives of Exxon Mobil's USA subsidiaries signed legal documents with Igor Sechin, President of Rosneft, a Russian Federation state-owned oil giant that describes itself as "the world's largest publicly ... Read More

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United States says 180 airlines implement enhanced security measures

United States says 180 airlines implement enhanced security measures

The ban has now been lifted on all nine airlines affected. The US has said the ban on large electronic items in aircraft cabins was imposed to counter the threat of hidden explosives. The US officials visited the 10 listed airports to make sure if the required security measures were being implemented . CATSA also says electronic devices will not be permitted beyond the screening checkpoint if they "cannot be taken out of their cases or powered on when requested during enhanced ... Read More

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Germany warns against travel to Turkey

Germany warns against travel to Turkey

Gabriel said Germany would talk to European Union partners about Turkey's aspirations to join the bloc and made clear Berlin could no longer guarantee German corporate investment in Turkey. Angela Merkel also took the lead in pushing for EU-Turkey cash-for-refugees deal in 2016. "The German Federal Criminal Office (BKA) has informed us that BASF is named in the list", Ursula von Steffen said in an emailed statement to DW, adding that the company would not comment on the ... Read More

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England need 219 to beat South Africa

England need 219 to beat South Africa

Van Nierkerk was dismissed in similar fashion following quick work by Sciver in the field, prior to Chloe Tyron going caught and bowled to Jenny Gunn . The score in end for South Africa was 218-6. Taylor and Heather Knight steadied the ship for England with a crucial partnership of 78 before the home side suffered a collapse. Read More

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Netanyahu attack on European Union settlement policy caught on-microphone

Netanyahu attack on European Union settlement policy caught on-microphone

I think it's actually insane", Netanyahu said. "We built the wall because there was a problem with ISIS and Iran trying to build a terror front there". "Both of these concerns mandate a different policy towards Israel". In an off-the-record conversation that was leaked between Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and leaders of the Visegrad Group, the Israeli prime minister urged Europe to take Israel's side in its ongoing dispute with the Palestinians - for its own good. Read More

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M Venkaiah Naidu is NDA's Vice Presidential candidate

M Venkaiah Naidu is NDA's Vice Presidential candidate

After the announcement of the candidature of Mr Naidu, the Prime Minister in a series of tweet said , he knows Mr Naidu for years and has always admired his hard work and tenacity. On Monday, Naidu met the Prime Minister before the BJP parliamentary board finalised and announced the decision to pick Naidu as the vice-presidential candidate for the government. Read More

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Sterling slips back below $1.31 as Brexit talks begin

Sterling slips back below $1.31 as Brexit talks begin

Britain and the European Union (EU) launch a new round of Brexit negotiations here on Monday as conflicting views on "divorce" terms cast shadow on the resumption of talks and a feasible deal seems rather hard to reach for now. The first objective is to show enough progress on a divorce package so that the European Union will agree to open talks on a future free trade deal. Read More

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Govt calls all-party meeting ahead of Parliament Session

Govt calls all-party meeting ahead of Parliament Session

On its first day of the monsoon session, National Conference leader Farooq Abdullah and Indian Union Muslim League leader P K Kunhalikutty took oath as members of Lok Sabha . Leaders of the NDA government will meet in the evening to chalk out their strategy to counter the Opposition in Parliament. The Government has convened the meeting at 11 AM while Speaker Sumitra Mahajan has invited the leaders at another meeting at 7 PM. Read More

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Teenager to face court over series of five 'acid attacks'

Teenager to face court over series of five 'acid attacks'

Jabed Duzzahuru, president of a group which represents more than 2,500 delivery drivers from companies, including Deliveroo and UberEats said he was making food delivery when the incident happened. The attackers threw corrosive substances in people's faces in Stoke Newington and Hackney, police said. Rudd said guidance to prosecutors would be reviewed so that acid and other corrosive substances could be classed as unsafe weapons, and authorities would be given the powers they need to ... Read More

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Pakistan launches offensive against IS near Afghan border

Pakistan launches offensive against IS near Afghan border

The members of the JIT have worked with "honesty" and "dedication", he said, in reply to another question. There is no timeline for the operation as yet, Ghafoor said in response to a question. But, Daesh as an organisation does not exist here. "This operation was necessary because Daesh is getting established there and we have to stop the influence of Daesh spreading into Pakistani territory through the Rajgal valley", Ghafoor said, referring to a valley surrounded by mountains reaching ... Read More

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Presidential Elections 2017: Voting ends; all eyes on counting day July 20

Presidential Elections 2017: Voting ends; all eyes on counting day July 20

Jailed MLAs Chhagan Bhujbal and Ramesh Kadam will be brought to the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly from prison for voting. The BJP is confident that a majority of the independent MLAs will support its candidate, Ram Nath Kovind . Nominated members of the Rajya Sabha are not permitted to vote. The MPs from the state are expected to vote in Delhi, the official said. The meetings have been convened to educate MLAs on casting their votes in the elections. Read More

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Police release sketch of Delphi suspect

Police release sketch of Delphi suspect

Abby Williams, 13, and Libby German, 14, were reported missing on February 13 after being dropped off along the Monon High Bridge Trail near Delphi to go hiking, but did not return when a family member went to pick them up. No arrests have been made in the slayings and authorities have not disclosed how the girls were killed. They also released audio of a male saying 'down the hill'. Read More

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Lea Michele marks 4th anniversary of Cory Monteith's death

Lea Michele marks 4th anniversary of Cory Monteith's death

A black-and-white Polaroid photo of the couple was attached to the tweet . A little earlier this year, Michele told Women's Health that she now has three tatts honouring the Canadian . Aside from the "Finn" tattoo , Lea also has a "5" under her arm in honor of the Glee star's football number he wore on the show. As fans responded to her post with warm wishes and condolences, one wrote: "Even though I didn't know him, he will always have a special place in my heart". Read More

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