• 'Undeniable': Saudi Arabia says remnants of drones show Iran link to attack

    'Undeniable': Saudi Arabia says remnants of drones show Iran link to attack

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    Pompeo did not elaborate. "We're locked and loaded and we're ready to defend our interests and allies in the region, make no mistake about it", he said, echoing President Donald Trump's words on Sunday. "This is not very credible, relatively speaking", he told CNews television. Rouhani and Zarif are due to travel to NY for next week's United Nations General Assembly, but officials told state media on Wednesday that the trip would likely be cancelled if the USA did not issue the pair ...
  • Trump visits California, says he’ll do ‘something’ about homelessness problem

    Trump visits California, says he’ll do ‘something’ about homelessness problem

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    As we discussed at the time , we're apparently supposed to believe that more fuel-efficient cars (a) will be lighter, and therefore more risky; (b) will encourage people to drive more, increasing the chances of accidents, and (c) will cost more, discouraging people from buying new vehicles, and in the process, encouraging people to stick with older vehicles that have fewer safety features.
  • Saudi Arabia's vulnerability 'the biggest surprise' of drone attack

    Saudi Arabia's vulnerability 'the biggest surprise' of drone attack

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    Pradhan said reports suggest that the massive drone strike on the world's largest crude-processing facility operated by Saudi Arabia's Aramco has led to a loss of 5 million barrels per day of supplies from Saudi Arabia . Saturday's attack on Saudi oil facilities is a "dangerous escalation" and it can't be linked to the war in Yemen, the United Arab Emirates said. After Trump's weekend statement that the US was " locked and loaded " to respond, Russian Federation and China both ...
  • New York State bans sale of flavoured e-cigarettes

    New York State bans sale of flavoured e-cigarettes

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    Last week, President Donald Trump said he would be in favor of a ban but the federal government has not taken action yet. Juul Labs Inc, the leading U.S. Howard Zucker said that a ban on the menthol-flavored products will be considered by the health department, and a decision will be made in the next two weeks.
  • PM Imran leaves for two-day visit to Saudi Arabia

    PM Imran leaves for two-day visit to Saudi Arabia

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    In June, Pakistan "specially" opened its airspace for the flight of Prime Minister Modi to Bishkek to attend the SCO summit. "If someone from Pakistan goes to India and he thinks he will fight in Kashmir. Pakistan won't allow Prime Minister Narendra Modi's plane to access its airspace. India has categorically told the worldwide community that the scrapping of Article 370 was an internal matter and also advised Pakistan to accept the reality.
  • Israeli voters return to polls in 2nd election in 1 year

    Israeli voters return to polls in 2nd election in 1 year

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    Netanyahu has sought to use his close relationship with President Trump to political advantage and some versions of campaign posters feature a photograph of Netanyahu and Trump shaking hands and grinning. Gantz also worries about public apathy. Retired military chief Benny Gantz cast his ballot on Tuesday alongside his wife near his home in the central Israeli city of Rosh Haayin.
  • Taliban attacks kill 48, Afghan leader unhurt as bomber targets election rally

    Taliban attacks kill 48, Afghan leader unhurt as bomber targets election rally

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    At least 24 people were killed when a bomb exploded outside a campaign rally in Afghanistan's Parwan province , but President Ashraf Ghani was unhurt, said officials. Ghani, who had been sidelined during much of the talks between Khalilzad and the Taliban, resumed campaigning immediately, steadfast in his demand that presidential polls take place.
  • Cabinet decides to ban e-cigarettes

    Cabinet decides to ban e-cigarettes

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    Banning alternative smoking devices like e-cigarettes was one of the top priorities of the government. Electronic cigarettes and other vaping products increase the risk of children taking up smoking, the minister said. This is the sixth consecutive year it has given such a bonus. This year also, 11,52,000 employees will get 78 days wage as bonus. "There is gross misinformation about the harmful effects of these products among adolescents as they perceive these as "fun devices" that are safe", ...
  • Iranian president's visit to United Nations meeting in NY may be canceled

    Iranian president's visit to United Nations meeting in NY may be canceled

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    Mousavi described reports suggesting that Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and his United States counterpart, Donald Trump , would meet at the UN's headquarters later this month as mere "speculation". In 2017, the Supreme Leader of Iran, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei also called Trump "foul-mouthed", uttering "nonsense", and "suffering from retardation".