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Snapchat, which is wildly popular among Saudi youth, said Monday the company works to comply with local laws where it operates. Saudi Arabia, with its bulging youth population, is among the world's top per capita users of social media. "The fundamental question that Al Jazeera is asking is, how could a USA company which is publicly traded, and which stands for freedom of speech where access to social media is a constitutional right, deny these rights to others?" the spokesperson added.
  • Yemeni civilians killed in coalition raid

    Yemeni civilians killed in coalition raid

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    They say the slain children were between four and seven years old. Five people were injured in the attacks. "We urge all warring sides to take every precaution to spare civilians". Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, seen by the United States as the network's most risky branch, has exploited years of conflict between the government and Shiite rebels who control the capital to expand its presence.
  • Admiral, Captain Fired as Investigation into Ship Collisions Continues

    Admiral, Captain Fired as Investigation into Ship Collisions Continues

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    Williams oversaw the fleet's aircraft carriers, cruisers, frigates and destroyers; Bennett was in charge of the Navy's largest forward-deployed destroyer squadron. That collision was the fourth in a year involving a U.S. Navy vessel. The personnel shuffle came in addition to a request by Vice Adm. Thomas Rowden, commander of U.S.
  • Maria prompts Barbados to issue hurricane warning: NHC

    Maria prompts Barbados to issue hurricane warning: NHC

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    The Leeward Islands are all under alert, with storm surges and hurricanes expected. A barge carrying much needed food and emergency supplies from Saint Vincent and the Grenadines arrived Monday in Tortola in the British Virgin Islands, sent by the government, farmers and business leaders.
  • California spared in Trump's national monument review

    California spared in Trump's national monument review

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    While Congress can change national monuments effortlessly during legislation, Presidents have lessened their boundaries only on sparse instances. Zinke's memo states there is "no doubt" that Trump has the authority to reshape monuments and cites the example of Mount Olympus national monument in Washington state that was altered by three presidents up until the 1920s.
  • Sean Spicer makes Emmys cameo in politically-loaded opening

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    One of the biggest questions headed into Sunday night's Emmys was whether or not the TV industry would use its platform to lambast United States president Donald Trump . Then the host snarked that unlike the presidency, the "Emmys go to the victor of the popular vote" - alluding to Clinton winning the popular vote, but losing the electoral college to Trump.
  • North Korea, Rohingya crisis to dominate proceedings

    North Korea, Rohingya crisis to dominate proceedings

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    Trump is certain to take aim at North Korea, which has embarked on a headlong rush to marry the sinister power of nuclear and ballistic weapons. United Nations sanctions to stop North Korea's missile tests so far haven't worked. Haley told reporters at the White House Friday that the organization "stopped focusing on the commas and the periods" and was "actually acting". More tub-thumping at the United Nations would thrill his die-hard fans, but bellicose warnings of impending "fire ...
  • Emergency! New Trumpcare Bill Is Most Evil One Yet

    Emergency! New Trumpcare Bill Is Most Evil One Yet

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    There will be a lot of moving parts to watch this week. The climax of the demonstrations will be held on Monday, a week from today, in what they hope to be the biggest wave of sit-ins in offices in the Russell Senate Office Building targeting potential swing votes on the bill.
  • Iran's top leader warns against United States breach of nuke deal

    Iran's top leader warns against United States breach of nuke deal

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    Khamanei made the remarks September 17 while addressing the graduation ceremony at Police Academy in Tehran, the official website of the Iranian leader reported. "The enemy should know that bullying may work in other parts of world, but it will not work in the Islamic Republic". Senior US officials also blasted Iran for testing ballistic missiles and supporting militias across the Middle East.
  • Hurricane Maria forecast to become Category 4 storm

    Hurricane Maria forecast to become Category 4 storm

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    National Hurricane Center has said. Maria is moving west-northwest at 15 miles per hour Sunday and expected to move across the Leeward Islands by Monday night, according to the National Weather Service. "All of Puerto Rico will experience hurricane-force winds". It would intensify further before hitting the Leeward Islands on Monday night, the US National Hurricane Centre said.
  • Hamid Ansari's wife alleges rat poison was mixed in madrassa's water cooler

    Hamid Ansari's wife alleges rat poison was mixed in madrassa's water cooler

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    When he tried to raise an alarm, he was threatened with a country-made pistol and told to keep quiet, he told the police. A class 7 student Afzal first spotted the two youth leaning on top of the water tank. "Had he not come down and seen them, consequences would have been awful", she added. She said that the boy screamed and the two boys pushed him, threatening him to not talk about it to anyone.
  • N. Korea: We'll speed up nuclear plans if more sanctions imposed

    N. Korea: We'll speed up nuclear plans if more sanctions imposed

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    Sanctions are not "a tool for stifling the regime", it said. Washington has also asked China to do more to rein in its neighbor and ally, while Beijing has urged the United States to refrain from making threats against the North. Gasoline and diesel prices in the North have surged since the latest nuclear test in anticipation of a possible oil ban, according to market data analyzed by Reuters on Monday.
  • China and Russian Federation begin naval drills near North Korea

    China and Russian Federation begin naval drills near North Korea

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    A week ago, the 15-member UN Security Council unanimously adopted its ninth sanctions resolution since 2006 over North Korea's nuclear and ballistic missile programmes. "The Punggye-ri nuclear test site remains ready for a (new) test", the ministry said. Such tests were in violation of Security Council resolutions and showed that North Korea could now target the United States or Europe, he wrote.
  • Shots fired after man chases daughter in clown mask

    Shots fired after man chases daughter in clown mask

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    The child jumped into a stranger's vehicle, and then ran down the street and into a stranger's apartment. She shouted about a clown trailing right behind her, according to police, as relayed by WKBN . Santiago received a citation for operating a weapon while intoxicated. The ABC affiliate reports Barrett claimed the girl's mother is serving jail time for child endangerment after being convicted of breaking four of the girl's ribs.