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Gold trading range for the day is 28398-29088. WALL STREET: U.S. stocks closed lower on Thursday led by technology companies. With trading equally as quiet in the Eurozone, the Euro ended the London session unchanged, despite earlier falling below the 1.17 mark against the Dollar for the first time in nearly two weeks.
  • Tillerson says world united against North Korea

    Tillerson says world united against North Korea

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    Building nuclear weapons and advancing a missile program isn't cheap. The regime threatened "strategic" and "physical" actions against the US, which spearheaded the sanctions. Meanwhile, Pyongyang lambasted tough new sanctions adopted over the weekend by the U.N. Security Council as an act of terror. Still, the key concern is over China, the North's economic lifeline and biggest trading partner.
  • Migrant sea arrivals up sharply in Spain in 2017

    Migrant sea arrivals up sharply in Spain in 2017

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    The numbers have dropped significantly since then, in a large part due to a deal the European Union struck with Turkey to keep migrants there. According to the IOM's latest figures, until August 6, close to 8,200 migrants had arrived in Spain so far this year.
  • Kenya Opposition Coalition Will 'Not Be Party' To Polls Announcement

    Kenya Opposition Coalition Will 'Not Be Party' To Polls Announcement

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    Youth are reported to be stoning cars in Kibera. "We assure Kenyans and all residents, the country is safe", said Matiangi. "There was peace but people started blowing vuvuzelas as soon as the results were announced and police moved in". The election commission rejected the claims and said they contained basic mathematical errors. If the opposition leader can not swiftly substantiate his allegations that the presidential election was hacked, he should concede defeat.
  • Japan OKs US flights of Ospreys in Japan

    Japan OKs US flights of Ospreys in Japan

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    The Osprey had launched from the USS Bonhomme Richard, and 23 of 26 personnel on the aircraft were rescued. On July 10, 15 Marines and a sailor were also killed when a KC-130 cargo tanker went down, with the loss of everyone on board the aircraft.
  • BMW plunges 7 floors in Texas parking garage

    BMW plunges 7 floors in Texas parking garage

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    The incident happened in an Austin, Texas , alley on July 13. Suddenly, the BMW violently crashes to the ground behind the SUV. The woman in the BMW was hospitalized, but police expect her to be okay. Surveillance video shows the auto hit the pavement after a seven-storey plunge from a downtown parking garage and striking another vehicle as it lands in the alley.
  • World's oldest man dies at 113

    World's oldest man dies at 113

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    Kristal is survived by many relatives. . "All that is left for us to do is to keep on working as hard as we can and rebuild what is lost". Mr. Kristal had survived the First world War and lived in Lodz, Poland, newly independent, until the nazi invasion in 1939.
  • Canada sets up border camp as number of Asylum seekers swell

    Canada sets up border camp as number of Asylum seekers swell

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    The camp would house up to 500 asylum seekers in Saint-Bernard-de-Lacolle, Quebec, near Plattsburgh, New York. It will take about two or three days for Canada Border Services to process the 700 asylum applications. Most are Haitian nationals, many of whom have been living in the USA for years but who now fear deportation when the temporary protection status the US granted Haitians after the 2010 quake expires next January.
  • Boy dies in Salford Ibis Hotel auto park collision

    Boy dies in Salford Ibis Hotel auto park collision

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    Sgt Brian Orr, of GMP's serious collision investigation unit, said: "This was a heartbreaking incident involving a young boy, which has understandably left his family distraught". One witness told the Manchester Evening News that he saw a woman with "blood on her". Police investigators were seen later that night inspecting the Toyota vehicle, which has a Latvian-registered number plate.
  • Severe thunderstorm watch continues

    Severe thunderstorm watch continues

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    Hail damage to vehicles is expected, along with wind damage to roofs, siding and trees. Temperatures will break above the 80-degree barrier Saturday and mostly keep rising through next Thursday, forecasters say. The rest of the two counties are under a severe thunderstorm watch through 9 p.m. A continuing monsoon cycle of afternoon rain will bring showers and thunderstorms and a few severe storms that could unleash 1-inch hail stones and 60 miles per hour winds along the Front Range ...
  • Scientists Call for Trump to Accept Climate Report

    Scientists Call for Trump to Accept Climate Report

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    The report indicates that the global land surface temperatures in the year under reference were the highest in the last 137 years of record keeping. With peer-reviewed contributions from 468 scientists from 64 countries, " State of the Climate in 2016 " is a pretty grim evidence of global warming and climate change .
  • Three killed in attack on Kenya vote tallying centre

    Three killed in attack on Kenya vote tallying centre

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    A team headed by former US Secretary of State John Kerry also called for calm and restraint on Thursday, as protests called by the opposition turned violent on Wednesday claiming the lives of at least five people. Global election observers say they have seen no signs of interference with the vote. The first incident occurred when protesters at the Mathare slums in capital Nairobi blocked traffic by lighting bonfires on the streets.
  • State says Trump on 'same page' as U.S. officials

    State says Trump on 'same page' as U.S. officials

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    She said the world, too, is speaking with once voice. State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said the White House, State Department and Pentagon are all in agreement. Officials in North Korea said they were "carefully examining" a strike on Guam, which is home to around 163,000 people and two US military installations and threatened a further "all-out war wiping out all the strongholds of enemies, including the USA mainland" in a government statement.
  • Will September's solar eclipse cause the world to end?

    Will September's solar eclipse cause the world to end?

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    Though, Meade has cautioned that this upcoming eclipse is a warning sign not to be ignored. "Nibiru and other stories about wayward planets are an Internet hoax", NASA states on its site, adding that if they were real, such planets would be visible to the naked eye.
  • NATO Regrets Over Putin's Visit to Abkhazia - Alliance's Acting Spokesperson

    NATO Regrets Over Putin's Visit to Abkhazia - Alliance's Acting Spokesperson

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    Georgian Prime Minister, Giorgi Kvirikashvili stated at the cabinet session on Thursday that the government should do everything possible to politically regulate conflict with Russian Federation. Moscow has thousands of troops stationed in the two breakaway regions in what Georgia calls a military occupation, and supports them financially. Both Abkhazia and South Ossetia self-proclaimed their independence from Georgia, but both are highly reliant on the Kremlin for military defence and ...
  • President Trump more popular than Congress

    President Trump more popular than Congress

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    President Trump gets the approval of 38% of Americans in the CNN poll . Republican respondents are split over whether this Congress is a success or failure, with both options getting 44 percent. a third (32%) who say disagreement from Republicans is to blame. Three in 10 (31%) support President Trump using whatever tactics are necessary to encourage Democrats to start negotiating.
  • Backed Syrian fighters pressure IS militants in Raqqa

    Backed Syrian fighters pressure IS militants in Raqqa

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    Dillon's comments reveal a lag in early progress of the SDF fighters that controlled 45 percent of the city as of July 27. SDF fighters have been on the offensive to capture Raqqa since June. But she also cautioned about the huge number of displaced Syrians this year - almost 809,000. Aranews reports two Armenian families were among the rescued.
  • Strong magnitude 6.2 quake shakes Philippine island

    Strong magnitude 6.2 quake shakes Philippine island

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    Office workers in the capital left their buildings but no damage was apparent after the quake struck at about noon. A rescue official at the town closest to the epicentre also reported no damage or casualties. "City hall employees as well as those transacting business there were ordered to leave the building as a precaution", government lawyer Bugsy del Rosario said from Bacoor.
  • In Lagos : Police uncover another ritualists' den, recover human parts

    In Lagos : Police uncover another ritualists' den, recover human parts

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    The police have also arrested some suspects in that inceident, even as angry residents of the area were said to have lynched about two of the susupects. " Some items discovered include ladies underwear and lots more, we later saw that he is normal, many human items were found there ". The State's Commissioner of Police, Mr.
  • Nawaz Sharif Advised To Go For Early Election

    Nawaz Sharif Advised To Go For Early Election

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    Sharif said in his Gujrat speech he would personally visit the boy's home "and try to help his family for life". Shahbaz Sharif said that vibrant, prosperous and a bright Pakistan is our destination and the defeated political cabal obstructing this journey are an enemy of the nation who have obstructed this public welfare program just for their personal gains.