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Ansari's successor M Venkaiah Naidu rejected Ansari's statements as "political propaganda". Ansari reportedly said that there is a feeling of unease amongst Muslims in the country. Ansari said that he "fervently hopes" that all sections of the House would seek to achieve this laudable objective. He also added that democracy is questioned when the voice of the minorities are unheard, as the opposition groups are not let to express their views.
  • Sri Lanka FM resigns over corruption charges

    Sri Lanka FM resigns over corruption charges

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    The minister, on his part, has denied any violations, adding that his family was engaged in the deal and that he was not aware of the details or the parties involved. Sirisena appointed Karunanayake, a key strategist in helping to topple the former government, as foreign minister on May 22. A government spokesman said Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, too, had attended the meeting at President Sirisena's request.
  • Slain Indiana officer hailed as hero at funeral

    Slain Indiana officer hailed as hero at funeral

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    Aaron Allan. Allan was laid to rest at Crown Hill Cemetery on Saturday after a public funeral at Banker's Life Fieldhouse. Brown is scheduled for an initial court hearing Wednesday, Aug. Authorities say Allan was trying to assist 28-year-old Jason Brown after a July 27 auto crash when Brown suddenly became agitated and opened fire, striking the officer 11 times.
  • EU Council expands sanctions against North Korea

    EU Council expands sanctions against North Korea

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    Pentagon chief James Mattis warns North Korean authorities about the inadmissibility of war rhetoric and threats, and declares that they will lead to the overthrow of the regime and the destruction of the population of this country. "They will be met with fire and fury like the world has never seen", Trump said from his golf club in Bedminster, N.J. President Donald Trump is retweeting news coverage about his heated rhetoric against North Korea, even as his secretary of state is ...
  • Venezuela's Maduro says ready for talks with Trump

    Venezuela's Maduro says ready for talks with Trump

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    The Trump administration has sanctioned 30 government loyalists since April. Both Smolansky and Muchacho have also been barred from holding public office. The assembly's first action was to fire Venezuela's chief prosecutor, who had accused Mr Maduro of human rights abuses, confirming opposition fears that the assembly would purge the government of dissenting voices.
  • Thunderstorms possible in afternoon and evening

    Thunderstorms possible in afternoon and evening

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    The atmosphere will be moist enough for one more day with a chance of scattered sea breeze showers. East wind around 5 miles per hour becoming calm in the evening. Highs will be in the low-mid 80s. Mostly cloudy - high near 85. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Saturday: Mostly cloudy, humid, scattered showers/thunderstorms (especially in the morning).
  • McCain Threatens North Korea After Expressing 'Concerns' Over Trump Rhetoric

    McCain Threatens North Korea After Expressing 'Concerns' Over Trump Rhetoric

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    New Zealand Prime Minister Bill English says President Donald Trump's comments about North Korea are "not helpful" in an environment that is "very tense". I believe the president would be willing to order U.S. military forces into action. "They (the response) could be surgical strikes taking out the capabilities that the North Koreans have to conduct further attack, it might be an operation that's a bit more robust to impose cost on the North Korean leader".
  • Trump Slams FBI for Raiding Ex-Campaign Chief's Home

    Trump Slams FBI for Raiding Ex-Campaign Chief's Home

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    The Senate judiciary committee is now going through documents that could give a fuller picture of the controversial Trump Tower meeting where Donald Trump Jr. "I mean, I want them to get on with the task", he said, saying "But I also want the Senate and the House to come out with their findings". Trump was referring to Federal Bureau of Investigation agents who searched Paul Manafort's home in Alexandria, Virginia, in the early morning hours of July 26.
  • 36 dead, 13 injured in China road accident

    36 dead, 13 injured in China road accident

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    A bus crash in central China has killed at least 36 people and injured 13 others in Shaanxi Province, authorities reported. According to Sina news website, the bus had a 51-passenger capacity and was carrying 49 people, including two children.
  • Boatload of migrants stun Spanish sunbathers

    Boatload of migrants stun Spanish sunbathers

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    According to the European Union's Frontex border agency, the number of migrants arriving in Spain is on the rise. Raw video shows the men storming the beach near the southern Spanish resort of Tarifa at around 2 p.m. In Libya there "appears to be a very deliberate strategy to put people out there, in overloaded boats that begin to take on water nearly immediately and then it's a race to see how quickly the people on the boat can summon aid", he said.