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Russian Federation to Carefully Analyze US Restrictions

Russian Federation to Carefully Analyze US Restrictions

Restrictions for issuing United States nonimmigrant visas will remain as long as diplomatic mission personnel cuts are in effect, the embassy stressed: "We will operate at reduced capacity for as long as our staffing levels are reduced". We can not stay in debt. Klimov was responding to the USA embassy's announcement earlier in the day that non-immigrant visa processing would be suspended on Wednesday. Read More

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Australia 'suicidal' for playing war games

Australia 'suicidal' for playing war games

In a press briefing, the Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said: "As we all see, the present situation on the Korea peninsula is highly complicated, sensitive and pretty fragile". "The situation on the Korean peninsula has plunged into a critical phase due to the reckless north-targeted war racket of the war maniacs". According to the South Korean newspaper Joongang Ilbo, the following scenario, among others, is being tested during the exercise: In a potential military ... Read More

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Finland names suspect in stabbings that killed 2, wounded 8

Finland names suspect in stabbings that killed 2, wounded 8

A private person had informed local police of the attacker and the police had sent the information to SUPO, Yle said. He is hospitalized after being shot by police during the attack. Among the eight were six women and two men, police said. I shouted to people to give me something to go fight him with. Four Finns, an Italian and a Swede were also injured in the attack, which Finland's Security Intelligence Service said was "a likely terror act". Read More

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Secret Service nearing spending limit for protecting Trump

Secret Service nearing spending limit for protecting Trump

In the meantime, however, even if Congress approves of Alles's proposed increase to the spending cap for the agents, roughly 130 agents would still not be fully compensated for all the hours they've put in. Talks also are underway in the Senate, where the Secret Service has briefed members of the Homeland Security Committee, which directly oversees the the agency's operations. Read More

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Pelosi: Remove Confederate Statues From The Capitol

Pelosi: Remove Confederate Statues From The Capitol

Confederate statues erected in the U.S. Capitol now stand in Statuary Hall, the Capitol Visitor Center and the Hall of Columns where visitors from across the country and lawmakers pass through every day. Capitol. Both General Robert E. Lee and General Thomas Jonathan ( Stonewall) Jackson , West Point graduates, had been stationed at the fort before the Civil War. Read More

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Derailed train kills 22, injures over 70 in India

Derailed train kills 22, injures over 70 in India

Carriages slammed into each other as the train came off the rails near Muzaffarnagar district, in the state of Uttar Pradesh and about 80 miles north of India's capital New Delhi . Reports said the derailment is likely to affect train movements on the route. "I am personally monitoring situation". Railway police and local volunteers helped pull passengers out of the upturned coaches of the Kalinga-Utkal Express. Read More

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Florida Police Officers Shot and Killed

Florida Police Officers Shot and Killed

Orange County mayor Teresa Jacobs tweeted the deaths are a "heartbreaking loss of two of Kissimmee's finest officers". Florida Gov. Rick Scott also expressed his condolences via Twitter. Their conditions are unknown. Meanwhile in Fairchance, Pennsylvania, about 50 miles south of Pittsburgh, two state troopers were shot and hospitalized. Read More

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South Africa reportedly to grant Grace Mugabe diplomatic immunity

South Africa reportedly to grant Grace Mugabe diplomatic immunity

Mugabe came to South Africa for medical treatment to an injured foot, nearly certainly invalidating her claims to diplomatic immunity, legal experts said. "Simply, she isn't covered by diplomatic immunity". A government insider told the M&G that South Africa needed to think carefully about the effect that arresting Mugabe would have on future relations, especially as this would be the first documented case on the continent of a country arresting the first lady of another state. Read More

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First mass burials for flood victims

First mass burials for flood victims

The death toll from massive mudslides in Sierra Leone's capital was certain to rise on Tuesday as bodies washed up on a beach and workers searched for an untold number of people buried in their homes . "The global community must follow our lead and step up to the plate", said Britain's worldwide Development Secretary Priti Patel. Over 600 people are still feared missing and almost 1,600 families have been affected by the mudslide, a statement by the organisation said. Read More

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Australian boy missing after Barcelona terror attacks kill 13

Australian boy missing after Barcelona terror attacks kill 13

Ms McLean, who was separated from her husband in the panic as people were pushed into shops, said the scene reminded her of Melbourne's Bourke Street Mall rampage in January that killed six and injured three dozen people. The UK Foreign Office has said that a "small number" of British nationals were injured in the attacks in Spain . Bishop said consular officials would be at the hospital to assist the woman "as soon as possible". Read More

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Can't Get Your Hands On Eclipse Glasses? Make Your Own Pinhole Projector

Can't Get Your Hands On Eclipse Glasses? Make Your Own Pinhole Projector

The next hour and a half, it will cross through Oregon, Idaho, Wyoming, Montana, Nebraska, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Illinois, Kentucky, Tennessee, Georgia, North Carolina and SC, ending near Charleston, S.C.at 2:48 p.m. - "The Total Solar Eclipse": The Weather Channel is kicking off its live coverage at 6 a.m. EDT and continuing throughout the day with dispatches from seven locations along the "path of totality". Read More

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This is Trump's Charlottesville connection

This is Trump's Charlottesville connection

Tensions are high after a white supremacist mowed down a crowd of anti-racists on August 12 in Charlottesville, killing anti-fascist protester Heather Heyer and injuring dozens - some severely. Though not as outspoken as the business leaders, some fellow Republican leaders are going after Trump forcefully, too. After an outcry, he specifically condemned white supremacy two days later. Read More

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Malala secures place in University of Oxford

Malala secures place in University of Oxford

Already a Nobel Peace Prize victor and the youngest ever UN Messenger of Peace, Malala will now hope to complete the prestigious Philosophy, Politics and Economics degree at Oxford. "Well done to all A-level students - the hardest year", she said. "Best wishes for life ahead!" PPE is pretty much the degree of Politicians, with two more Pakistani Prime Ministers, and countless others (both Milibands, David Cameron, Angela Eagle, Tony Benn, Jeremy Hunt etc) having competed the course aged 18. Read More

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Burials for Sierra Leone mudslide victims

Burials for Sierra Leone mudslide victims

As it emerged that at least 105 of the dead were children, citizens and experts alike questioned why the government of President Ernest Bai Koroma had not done more to tackle illegal construction in the overcrowded capital Freetown . Adele Fox, national health coordinator for Sierra Leone at the charity Concern Worldwide, told AFP that the search for bodies continued but that survivors were facing hard conditions. Read More

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Presidents George HW Bush, George W. Bush denounce racism in Charlottesville

Presidents George HW Bush, George W. Bush denounce racism in Charlottesville

In a statement issued from Kennebunkport, Maine, where they have a family home, the father-son former presidents said "America must always reject racial bigotry, anti-Semitism, and hatred in all forms". "This is bad. The president of the United States needs to condemn these kind of hate groups", Mr Kasich said on NBC's " Today " show. "I think there is blame on both sides", Trump said. Read More

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The Unintended Consequences of Ending Insurer 'Bailouts'

The Unintended Consequences of Ending Insurer 'Bailouts'

Despite independent analyses showing the opposite, Trump has claimed that the Affordable Care Act is failing and has suggested that law eventually will collapse of its own accord. But if Democrats cared about protecting taxpayers, they would have objected to the Obama administration's actions-actions that the Government Accountability Office concluded a year ago violated the statute-placing insurance companies ahead of ordinary taxpayers in receiving reinsurance payments. Read More

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Rahul Gandhi inaugurates subsidised 'Indira Canteens', food available at Rs. 5, 10

Rahul Gandhi inaugurates subsidised 'Indira Canteens', food available at Rs. 5, 10

Rahul Gandhi , who is on a whirlwind tour of the city, after visiting a Congress worker's house in the nearby area, drove to the National College Grounds in Basavanagudi to address a public rally. The move is believed to help the Siddaramaiah government reach out to the poor and the downtrodden people of the state. The same way, Indira Canteens have been started with "Bhook Mitao" mission. Read More

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North Korea Says It Won't Fire Missiles At Guam, After All

North Korea Says It Won't Fire Missiles At Guam, After All

The United States would know the trajectory of a North Korean missile "within moments" and if a missile is assessed to be hitting Guam, "we will take it out", he said . McMaster, appearing on ABC's "This Week", said "we're not closer to war than a week ago, but we are closer to war than we were a decade ago". Other nuclear-armed regimes have similarly engaged in "unspeakable brutality" against their own people and posed direct threats to the USA, but they have refrained from using nuclear ... Read More

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Lexington mayor wants to remove Confederate statues after Charlottesville tragedy

Lexington mayor wants to remove Confederate statues after Charlottesville tragedy

On Saturday, the mayor of Lexington, Kentucky, said that he is going to remove two Confederate monuments from his city's former courthouse in light of the racial unrest and terrorism in Charlottesville, Va. On Tuesday, Gov. Matt Bevin said he believes it's "a risky precedent" to begin removing Confederate monuments and ignore USA history. However, it wasn't clear at the time whether the relocation of the statues would result in a loss of state and federal historic tax credits. Read More

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