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In a brief order on Monday, a three-judge panel of the San Francisco-based US Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit temporarily put on hold part of a lower court's decison, from a judge in Hawaii, that had almost completely blocked the government from enforcing the ban, the New York Times reported.
  • Doctor shot and killed outside Cleveland-area hospital

    Doctor shot and killed outside Cleveland-area hospital

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    According to Fox 8 News in Cleveland, the doctor has been identified as George Seese and the shooter has been identified as Michael Wood. "He would have been nearly right up on top of him", Moser said. Authorities in Massillon say it appears it was an attempted murder and suicide. A man who lives near Affinity Medical Center tells The Independent newspaper he heard about six shots Monday afternoon.
  • Trump Plans To Deliver Major Trade Announcement

    Trump Plans To Deliver Major Trade Announcement

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    The Philippine leader told the audience he had done so "upon the orders of the Commander-in-Chief of the United States", drawing laughter from the crowd and a smile from Trump. "And that really is a sign of respect, perhaps for me a little, but really for our country". Trump's building of relationships with other leaders has so far served him well.
  • Softbank investment in Uber is contingent on number of share and price

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    Interestingly, Uber is now in final stages of negotiations for a multi-billion dollar investment led by SoftBank, which is Ola's largest backer as well. In return, Kalanick will allow board directors to vote on his selected board appointees in the future, according to the Wall Street Journal. In addition to his own seat, Kalanick controls two more , which are occupied by Ursula Burns, the former Xerox Corp CEO, and former Merrill Lynch & CO Inc CEO John Thain.
  • Protests in NZ as Ardern talks Manus

    Protests in NZ as Ardern talks Manus

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    Last week Ms Ardern offered for New Zealand to accept 150 refugee and asylum seekers now detained in a number of Australia's offshore centres. "This is a strong relationship that we have with Australia, it's an important relationship but as I say, when there is information to update you on then I will", she said.
  • 'It Annoyed Me When Messi Broke My Record!'

    'It Annoyed Me When Messi Broke My Record!'

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    The duo are well ahead of Sergio Aguero and Hernan Crespo, with the Manchester City star netting his 35th in Argentina's 1-0 friendly win over Russian Federation on Saturday. Batistuta won two Copa America titles and a Confederations Cup with Argentina, while a senior success with the national team may be about all that is missing for Messi.
  • The Taliban attacked a checkpoint in Afghanistan: eight victims

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    Four U.S. troops were injured Monday when a vehicle bomb detonated in Kandahar, the U.S. -NATO mission in Afghanistan said in a statement. On Monday, eight Afghan police officers forces were killed when Taliban fighters attacked a security post in the capital city of the western province of Farah.
  • Korean leader urges regional efforts to denuclearize N. Korea

    Korean leader urges regional efforts to denuclearize N. Korea

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    The highlight of President Moon's bilaterals here in Manila will be his face-to-face talks with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang coming fresh off his one-on-one with Chinese President Xi Jinping in Vietnam where the two sides agreed to end a year-long standoff over the deployment of USA missile defense system in South Korea.
  • Rodrigo Duterte: Philippines president says he killed someone as teenager

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    He said he stabbed the person "just over a look". "The most productive, by the way, was our talk with President Xi Jinping and President Putin", Duterte said in his arrival speech at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport. Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte thanked Russian President Vladimir Putin for providing his government with weapons that may have been deployed to suppress Islamic militants in Marawi.
  • New sanctions could be imposed on Iran over ballistic program

    New sanctions could be imposed on Iran over ballistic program

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    Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi said its missile program was defensive and unrelated to the landmark 2015 nuclear deal that put a cap on Iran's nuclear activity in exchange for sanctions relief. " So we should negotiate a new series of criteria and a new treaty with Iran to stop their ballistic activities in the region ", he said, adding that Iran's role in Iraq, Syria, Lebanon, and Yemen " destabilizes a lot of people and the whole region ".
  • Unqualified Trump Nominee Fails to Mention Glaring Ethical Conflict

    Unqualified Trump Nominee Fails to Mention Glaring Ethical Conflict

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    Weeks later, Mr. Mueller's investigators notified the White House that they wanted to interview Ms. Donaldson, but there is no indication that anyone anticipated that at the time of her husband's nomination. But even by Trumpian standards, last week's nomination of Brett Talley stood out, if only for the fact that he has never tried a case in court, and that he received a rare, unanimous "not qualified" rating from the American Bar Association, becoming just the third person to do so ...
  • N. Korean soldier, shot and wounded, defects to South

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    The 2.5-mile-wide DMZ is heavily guarded by minefields, sentry posts, and tall fences topped with barbed wire, some electrified. It's unclear what the soldier's conditions are or why he chose to defect to the South. North Korea likely doesn't have 200 aircraft to scramble even under the best circumstances, as it sorely lacks aviation fuel. The UN Security Council has unanimously ratcheted up sanctions on North Korea over its nuclear and ballistic missile programs since 2006.
  • Semi-truck driver almost hits boy in Norway

    Semi-truck driver almost hits boy in Norway

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    This chilling video is the flawless example of why you should always wait until the bus has pulled away before crossing a road. He is oblivious to the fact another huge lorry is driving in his direction at speed. Luckily, the driver of the truck slammed on the brakes - missing him by centimetres. Truck driver Tor Bjørn Kyrkjebø, who witnessed the incident, released the dashcam footage to raise awareness about road danger.
  • Second Lib proposes same-sex marriage bill

    Second Lib proposes same-sex marriage bill

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    Paterson's bill, which has been roundly criticised by marriage equality supporters, would allow churches and celebrants to refuse to solemnise a same sex wedding, establish a limited right of conscientious objection so no-one is forced to participate in a same-sex wedding against their sincerely held beliefs, and would allow parents to take their children out of classes that conflict with their values.
  • USA offers to mediate in S. China Sea row

    USA offers to mediate in S. China Sea row

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    Trump's comments come ahead of a state visit yesterday afternoon by Chinese President Xi Jinping who will meet with top communist leaders. Trump acknowledged that China's position on the South China Sea was a problem. Duterte said that when he raised concerns over China's increasing military capability in the South China Sea, Xi replied: "No, it's nothing". " We have to be friends , the other hotheads would like us to confront China and the rest of the world on so many issues", Duterte ...