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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.
  • 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 ...
  • Aussie doctor survives shark attack after punching predator in nose

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    Charlie Fry, 25, was surfing with two mates today at Avoca Beach today when spotted the shark. "I've just gotten here and I've already been attacked". "I just punched it with my left hand and shouted out to my mates and paddled so hard back to shore". Avoca and North Avoca beaches remained closed on Tuesday as authorities closely monitored the water for any sign of the shark.
  • 2 militants reportedly killed in encounter in north Kashmir

    2 militants reportedly killed in encounter in north Kashmir

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    Official sources told UNI that militants attacked a police party at Kajwar, Handwara in Kupwara. The identity and group affiliation of the slain terrorists are being ascertained, the official said. "Good work. Keep it up", Director General of Police (DGP) S P Vaid wrote on micro-blogging site twitter. A search was launched in the area after the encounter, the spokesman said.
  • Only 50000 devotees allowed at Vaishno Devi shrine per day: NGT

    Only 50000 devotees allowed at Vaishno Devi shrine per day: NGT

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    Others are advised to wait at Ardhukumari or Katra . It also stated that new construction is going on at present inside the complex of the shrine. "Only 50,000 devotees will be allowed to enter the shrine every day". The new path for pedestrians and battery-operated vehicles was constructed at a cost of Rs 40 crore. The bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar also asked the authorities to impose a fine of Rs 2,000 on anyone found littering the roads as well as the bus ...
  • Musharraf says new alliance can beat PPP, PML-N

    Musharraf says new alliance can beat PPP, PML-N

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    The APML chief said the MQM was an infamous name now and brings bad reputation to Muhajirs. "Chaudhry Pervez Elahi supported me and had performed well in Punjab", he added. He said the election politics will be done from the platform of grand alliance of Ahl-e-Sunnat parties i.e. "Nizam-e-Mustafa Muttahida Mahaz". Talking about MQMP leader Farooq Sattar's dissent from his party and then reconciliation, Wassan said that the MQM founder used to continue his drama for 5 to 6 days but Farooq ...
  • Merck & Co., Inc (NYSE:MRK) Continues to Report Encouraging Liquidity Ratio

    Merck & Co., Inc (NYSE:MRK) Continues to Report Encouraging Liquidity Ratio

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    Merck & makes up about 0.7% of Rhumbline Advisers' portfolio, making the stock its 26th biggest holding. Baystate Wealth Management LLC lifted its stake in Merck & by 0.4% in the 2nd quarter. Analysts have placed a $66.2 price target on Merck & Co., Inc., suggesting a 19.32% gain from recent close. The firm has a market capitalization of $151,151.77, a PE ratio of 14.26, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.39 and a beta of 0.78.
  • President al-Bashir defies ICC arrest warrant by visiting Uganda

    President al-Bashir defies ICC arrest warrant by visiting Uganda

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    He also said the two leaders agreed to support peace efforts in South Sudan according to the agreements mediated by the East African regional bloc (IGAD). President Bashir was this morning received at State House, Entebbe by his host President Museveni and a high-powered Uganda delegation that included Cabinet Ministers, Government Service Chiefs and senior government officials.
  • Justice Asif Saeed Khosa refuses to hear Hudaibya case

    Justice Asif Saeed Khosa refuses to hear Hudaibya case

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    As the hearing commenced on Monday, Justice Asif Saeed Khosa said that he has already spoken his mind in Panama papers case and it will be inappropriate for him to adjudicate the case. A joint investigation team set up to investigate the Sharif family's offshore properties had recommended in its report that the Hudaibya Paper Mills should be investigated afresh.