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Military Can Destroy Drones Over US Bases: Pentagon

Military Can Destroy Drones Over US Bases: Pentagon

Flying drones in airports, military bases, and sports stadiums is already illegal, but having the right to physically disable drones by force is something new. The FAA said there could be as many as 1.6 million commercial drones in use by 2021. The policy specifically applies to drones that it says are potential "threats", but the military didn't say when or how a drone becomes a threat. Read More

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Christy Clark resigns as Liberal Party leader

Christy Clark resigns as Liberal Party leader

Former deputy premier and acting party leader Rich Coleman told reporters he was "emotional" from Clark's announcement outside the Penticton Lakeside Resort where the BC Liberals were holding a caucus meeting Friday. The NDP and Greens formed an alliance that gave them a majority of just one seat, leading to Clark's defeat in the legislature and the appointment of NDP leader John Horgan as premier . Read More

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Kenyans take no chances ahead of high-stakes election

Kenyans take no chances ahead of high-stakes election

Their votes will matter in some of the most contested parts of the country. Millions of registered voters in Kenya go to polls today in one of the most closely watched elections on the African continent. Kenyatta defeated Odinga in a largely peaceful poll in 2013, and he is now running for a second term. Odinga comes from the Luo people in western Kenya, an area that has long felt neglected by the government and resentful of their perceived exclusion from political power. Read More

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India beats Sri Lanka to wins series

India beats Sri Lanka to wins series

Jadeja was found guilty of risky play after he threw ball at opener Dimuth Karunaratne off his own bowling when the batsman was inside the crease. Indian captain Virat Kohli said the he wasn't surprised at Sri Lanka's fightback but was focused on remaining disciplined. Read More

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Israel plans to ban Al Jazeera over 'support for terror'

Israel plans to ban Al Jazeera over 'support for terror'

He said that cable broadcasters had agreed to his proposal to take the station's Arabic and English channels off the air. Journalists and representatives from Al Jazeera were not permitted to attend. "If this does not happen because of legal interpretation, I will work to enact the required legislation to expel Al Jazeera from Israel", Netanyahu added. Read More

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Man tries to enter Eiffel Tower with knife

Man tries to enter Eiffel Tower with knife

The incident was initially treated as a criminal matter, but was later designated a counter-terrorism case because of the suspect's statements to police and his apparent radicalisation, the source said. Monuments in the French capital are occasionally evacuated for security reasons as part of those measures. The Eiffel Tower reopened to tourists as usual on Sunday morning. Read More

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OU murder suspect turns himself in

OU murder suspect turns himself in

They wouldn't say if they believe Warren and Lathem knew each other before Warren traveled to Chicago from England. "We are also thankful that this did not end in further tragedy". The men are awaiting extradition to IL on first-degree murder charges, CNN reports . Warren, who is British, is in charge of pensions and payroll at the University of Oxford's Somerville College, though his name and photograph have been removed from the school's online directory. Read More

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Right-wing media and Russian bots unite to target Trump's national security adviser

Right-wing media and Russian bots unite to target Trump's national security adviser

Gen. H.R. McMaster listens as U.S. President Donald Trump makes the announcement at his Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach, Florida. On "The Story" tonight, Lt. McMaster tried to fire Cohen-Watnick earlier this year but was stymied by Bannon and Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, who came to his defense . The Times noted that Frank Gaffney Jr., president of the Center for Security Policy, had called McMaster "insubordinate to his commander in chief" in areas such as Islamic terrorism. Read More

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United Kingdom model kidnapped and held captive in Italy for six days

United Kingdom model kidnapped and held captive in Italy for six days

The woman was eventually released after six days in captivity when he kidnapper realised she had a child. Police say the model was freed after discovering she had a young son, which broke the vile group's rules to exclude mums. Prosecutors described the kidnapping as a "very well-organised seizure" and added he was contacted over the internet two days later with requests to "buy" her for sexual purposes. Read More

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Dubai Torch Tower hit by fire again

Dubai Torch Tower hit by fire again

Moreover, the authorities and the officials are also investigating the incident since there was no immediate word with regards to the cause of the fire that engulfed the residential tower. The fire broke out early Friday local time , sending flaming debris raining below and promoting an evacuation, authorities said. A statement from the Dubai government on Twitter says no injuries have been reported as yet. Read More

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N. Korea contradictions emerge as Tillerson heads to Asia

The US President had recently expressed disappointment that Beijing had not applied as much pressure as he would like or caused a change in North Korea's behaviour. "And we hope that at some point they will begin to understand that and we would like to sit and have a dialogue with them". "This is going to be a continued effort to put ever greater pressure on the North Korean regime because our other options, obviously, are not particularly attractive", he said. Read More

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Tax breaks for Foxconn plant considered in Wisconsin

Tax breaks for Foxconn plant considered in Wisconsin

Trump announced last week that Foxconn will invest roughly $10 billion in Wisconsin to build a manufacturing facility that is expected to create up to 13,000 jobs in the state. Some Democrats and others have questioned whether the incentives are too much, while also raising concerns about the proposed waiving of state environmental permit requirements and other regulations to speed up construction. Read More

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Prince Philip makes his final public engagement

Prince Philip makes his final public engagement

The parade marked the finale of the 1664 Global Challenge and Philip carried out his duties in his role as Captain General of the Royal Marines, a position he has held for 64 years. The Daily Telegraph accidentally reported that the Duke of Edinburgh died this morning when his obituary was published online. During the festivities, the Prince Philip took the royal salute and met veterans and members of the Royal Marine's Association-of which he has been honorary president since 1948. Read More

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Ireland applies to host European Banking Authority after Brexit

Ireland applies to host European Banking Authority after Brexit

The deadline for applications was Monday at midnight. The European Commission will assess the candidates by September but the decision rests with EU leaders who will try to reach a consensus deal at their next summit, in October. European Union affairs ministers will first vote to choose the EMA location, before voting on the EBA's new city, using a complex voting system that could end up with Estonia, the current European Union presidency, "drawing lots" if there is no victor after ... Read More

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Pakistan to elect new prime minister on Tuesday

Pakistan to elect new prime minister on Tuesday

The ouster of Sharif has plunged the country into yet another crisis, and the ruling PML-N plans to appoint Nawaz's brother and the chief minister of Punjab, Shahbaz Sharif, as the next PM. At the same time we laud the executive's respect for the judiciary in accepting the verdict of the court and avoiding a potentially politically destabilising situation had Sharif chosen not to accept the ruling. Read More

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Top SP MLCs dedicate their seats to Yogi Adityanath, 'their' CM

Top SP MLCs dedicate their seats to Yogi Adityanath, 'their' CM

After submitting his resignation, Bukkal Nawab, who is also the founder of Rashtriya Shia Samaj, praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi and UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath . "People are watching everything". Former UP Chief Miniter Akhiesh Yadav has blamed the BJP for the resignation of party leaders. He said the BJP was scared of facing the electorate and was looking at safe options. Read More

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Hamburg Supermarket Attack Leaves One Dead

Hamburg Supermarket Attack Leaves One Dead

Earlier, Hamburg's police had tweeted that the attacker appeared to be a robber fleeing the store, before later saying they were unsure of the motive . One attacker has been arrested, but police are looking for a second man, Bild reported. Several people suffered stab injuries and one of the victims was fatally wounded, officers added. Read More

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Venezuelan opposition launches strike ahead of vote

Venezuelan opposition launches strike ahead of vote

The teenager, whose identity has not been revealed, is the second victim recorded during the first one-day general strike decreed for 48 hours to attempt to block the election on Sunday of members of the constituent Assembly. Lashing out against the United States, Venezuela's leader Maduro called the new U.S. sanctions against people from his regime "illegal, insolent and unprecedented", as cited by AFP . Read More

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The Mooch Calls CNN to Deliver Cryptic Rant About New York, Leakers

Other brothers can fight with each other and get along. "Like the Attorney General has said , 'whenever a case can be made, we will seek to put some people in jail, and we will aggressively pursue leak cases wherever they may lead'". "There are so many qualified men and women who wanted to serve this president, this administration and their country, who have been completely demoralized and completely, I think, disinclined to do so based on the paperwork that we have to put forward", ... Read More

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U.S. and China report progress on new North Korea sanctions

U.S. and China report progress on new North Korea sanctions

The news agency south Korean Yonhap reported on Tuesday that Seoul had detected what appeared to be preparations for a missile strike north korea . North Korea has accelerated its ballistic missile program this year. "DIA and the South Koreans tend to be at the leading edge of estimates on North Korea's military programs, and that's understandable", said one of the U.S. Read More

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Hillary Clinton to let her 'guard down' in election memoir

Hillary Clinton to let her 'guard down' in election memoir

Clinton served as New York Senator before she ran against President Barack Obama in 2008, and was later his first Secretary of State. Her new book will cover the topic of James Comey's involvement, and with Russian Federation and carefully run through a litany of reasons for why she was defeated - none of them her fault, of course! she stated, "I take responsibility for every decision I make - but that's not why I lost". Read More

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Eight people found dead in back of truck parked in Texas

Eight people found dead in back of truck parked in Texas

He confirmed that eight people were found dead when they arrived at the spot, whereas, 23 others were in critical condition, suffering from dehydration and heatstroke. Officials said many of those inside the truck were adults aged in the 20s to 30s as well as what appeared to be two school-age children. Hood also said that some of those with injuries related to heat stroke may result in brain damage, CNN reported . Read More

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