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People Senate panel approves bill to cut off U.S. aid to Palestinians
Author: 0 Senate panel approves bill to cut off U.S. aid to Palestinians

Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., and the committee's chairman, Sen. The amount of the payment depends on the length of the jail sentence they receive for the crime, he said. "We absolutely can not accept a policy that rewards acts of terrorism like the one that tragically took the life of Taylor Force", said Senator Bob Corker, Republican from Tennessee and chairman of the committee, referring to the namesake of the bill- a US Army veteran who was murdered in Jaffa previous year.

People U.S. officially withdraws from Paris climate deal
Author: 0 U.S. officially withdraws from Paris climate deal

Continued American presence at such talks is to "protect USA interests and ensure all future policy options remain open to the administration", the statement says. Republican U.S. congressional leaders have backed Trump's move to exit the accord. The US will also continue to participate in global climate change negotiations and meetings.

People United Asset Strategies Inc. Raises Stake in Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX)
Author: 0 United Asset Strategies Inc. Raises Stake in Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX)

It has underperformed by 51.53% the S&P500. It was reported on Aug, 4 by Barchart.com . $2.07 million worth of Waste Management, Inc. Investors sentiment decreased to 0.77 in 2016 Q4. 114,826 shares valued at $6.83 million were sold by BURROWS CLIFFORD on Thursday, May 18. Chubb Limited was reduced too. Shares for $135,149 were sold by Schenkel Amintore .

People Service members killed in Afghanistan ID'd as Army soldiers from Fort Bragg
Author: 0 Service members killed in Afghanistan ID'd as Army soldiers from Fort Bragg

The Taliban has reportedly claimed responsibility for the attack. "I'm former military, me and his uncle both, so we know the dangers", the father said. "Words will never convey the sorrow that Janet and I feel for the loss of Sgt. Jonathan Michael Hunter, an Army sergeant and Columbus, Indiana native killed in a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation convoy attack in Afghanistan".

People Mahama calls for probe into murder of Kenya's electoral commission IT Manager
Author: 0 Mahama calls for probe into murder of Kenya's electoral commission IT Manager

Speaking to reporters in Nairobi, Mahama said the upcoming Kenyan polls will have a huge ramification in the region and across the world hence the need to conduct them in a transparent and peaceful manner. Shortly after Election Day, the team will issue a preliminary statement of its findings, and later present a final report with recommendations for improvement of future electoral practices in Kenya.

People Thousands of animals, many dead, found in California warehouse
Author: 0 Thousands of animals, many dead, found in California warehouse

An animal cruelty investigation was underway at a commercial complex in Montclair, where 1,000 dead animals were found on August 4, 2017. Almost 2,000 live chickens, parakeets and other birds, including some exotic species, were rescued from the warehouse, as were dozens of fish, according to the Inland Humane Society .

Author: 0 Seb Gorka: We Can Pressure China With 'The President's Twitter Feed'

President Donald Trump's plan to counter leader Kim Jong Un has typically involved pressuring North Korean ally China into taking action. After reading from a Chinese newspaper that said Beijing can't "single-handedly handle the matter", Hemmer asked Gorka what other "card" the President has to play in order to change China's mind.

People Trump promotes technology to improve veterans' health care
Author: 0 Trump promotes technology to improve veterans' health care

Shulkin for demonstrating the value of telehealth today at the White House." said Gary Capistrant, Chief Policy Officer, ATA. "That means we're going to be able to use VA providers in cities where there are a lot of doctors, and be able to use those doctors to help our veterans in rural areas where there aren't many healthcare professionals".

People U.S. investigators focus on gas meter in fatal Minneapolis school blast
Author: 0 U.S. investigators focus on gas meter in fatal Minneapolis school blast

Longtime school receptionist Ruth Berg and custodian John Carlson were killed in the building collapse. Two other adults remained hospitalized Thursday in satisfactory condition. 5. At a press conference Thursday, an NTSB official said the explosion occurred while a gas meter was moved. Two people were killed, a school janitor and a receptionist.

People U.S. military: Georgian soldier killed in latest Afghan attack
Author: 0 U.S. military: Georgian soldier killed in latest Afghan attack

It has been a bloody week for the worldwide coalition, with two Americans killed and four wounded in a separate attack on a convoy Wednesday . The wounded were being treated at a USA military hospital at Bagram Airfield and were in stable condition, the statement said.

People Shawn Vestal: Reaching across the isle to help solve health care puzzle
Author: 0 Shawn Vestal: Reaching across the isle to help solve health care puzzle

Sen. Susan Collins of ME, one of the three Republican senators who voted against the GOP health bill on Friday, said she's troubled by Trump's claims that the insurance payments are a "bailout". The No. 2 Senate Republican is taking umbrage after the White House budget director called on senators to keep voting on health care and not turn to other topics until they succeed.

People Rwanda Votes in Presidential Election
Author: 0 Rwanda Votes in Presidential Election

Polling stations in some parts of the capital, Kigali, had long lines on Friday. He said that voters will not be allowed to cast their ballot if dressed in attire that promotes specific candidates or party. "Tonight I predict a result of 70 percent in my favour. according to my calculation that is what I will get if it is a free and fair election", said Habineza.

People Controversy over burial wishes of Danish queen's consort
Author: 0 Controversy over burial wishes of Danish queen's consort

As part of his retirement, Prince Henrik gave up the title of " Prince Consort" and is now known simply as Prince Henrik. In Denmark , the wife of a male monarch traditionally becomes queen when her husband takes the throne, however, the husband of a queen can only be called a prince or "His Highness".

People Fire breaks out at Japan's iconic Tsukiji fish market
Author: 0 Fire breaks out at Japan's iconic Tsukiji fish market

Built in the early 20th century, Tsukiji Market is famed for its dawn auctions , where traders compete for the best of every conceivable variety of seafood. The latest reports say the famous area of the market, where the tuna auctions take place, was not affected by the fire. The market was constructed in 1935, in the aftermath of the great Kanto natural disaster of 1923, and built largely from corrugated iron sheds.

People Girl, 8, dies after drinking boiling water on a dare, authorities say
Author: 0 Girl, 8, dies after drinking boiling water on a dare, authorities say

According to a GoFundMe page set up for Ki'ari's funeral expenses, she received a tracheotomy (an incision in the windpipe) that reportedly left her unable to talk and with chronic respiratory problems. "The loss of this child is sad and we send our condolences to those who love her", said Mike Carroll , secretary of the Department of Children and Families in Florida in a statement on Wednesday.

People Doklam stand-off: After China's veiled threat, India says coordinating with Bhutan
Author: 0 Doklam stand-off: After China's veiled threat, India says coordinating with Bhutan

Chang Wanquan said , "Although there is a limit to good faith and patience". "But war can not resolve problems". As a generic rule, military conflict is nearly impossible between two countries with large stockpiles of nuclear weapons. Its counter to Swaraj's statement that if India wants peace, it should withdraw from Doka La with no strings attached shows Beijing is low on patience, or at least this is the impression it wants to create.

Author: 0 U.S. bans travel to North Korea from September, asks Americans to leave

The spokesman stressed North Korea was safe enough for foreign visitors where they feel no threat at all because of its "stable and strong state system". "It is also a reflection of the United States administration's perception which regards North Korea as an enemy", said the spokesman. The spokesperson also called the travel ban a "childish measure" and "a reflection of the US administration's perception which regards the DPRK as an enemy".

People Russia May Impose Measures Against Siemens Amid New EU Sanctions - Lawmaker
Author: 0 Russia May Impose Measures Against Siemens Amid New EU Sanctions - Lawmaker

The European Union extended the sanction list against Russian Federation related to Siemens turbines supply to Crimea by adding three individuals and three companies, press service of the EU Council said on Friday. The European Union has expanded anti-Russian sanctions because of the scandal with the shipment of Siemens turbines to the Crimea, the EU Council reported.

People We are not seeking regime change in North Korea
Author: 0 We are not seeking regime change in North Korea

But Tillerson said the US does not think productive talks would result if North Korea came with the intention of maintaining their nuclear weapons. A willingness to talk if North Korea agrees to pursue denuclearisation was also Obama administration policy, though it was never successful in getting Pyongyang to the table.

People President Poll Tomorrow; Result In Evening
Author: 0 President Poll Tomorrow; Result In Evening

Naidu appears to have an edge over Gandhi in the polls as the ruling National Democratic Alliance (NDA) has majority in the 545-member Lok Sabha. The Incumbent Vice President, Dr Hamid Ansari, is set to vacate his post on August 10. Apart from NDA members, TRS, TDP and both the factions of AIADMK have promised their support to Naidu. When the Congress swept the polls in Andhra Pradesh in 1978, he got elected from the Udayagiri Assembly seat with a Janata Party ticket.

People Barack Obama Finally Gets To Celebrate His Birthday Like A Normal Person
Author: 0 Barack Obama Finally Gets To Celebrate His Birthday Like A Normal Person

Liz Whitlow sent an invitation to her nuptials in Pearland, Texas, to the former first lady and her husband in December, when Barack was still in office. Thank you! Enjoy your day". "Happy birthday, Barack ", Biden tweeted. Michelle wrote a message to the followers of Obama.org that day as well. A confession? I'm one of the people who initially had no idea why Bill Clinton was talking about balloons, until I was educated by more meme-savvy folks.

People USA aims for United Nations vote on Saturday on new North Korea sanctions
Author: 0 USA aims for United Nations vote on Saturday on new North Korea sanctions

France has urged the United Nations Security Council to slap new sanctions on North Korea. August 4:China has strongly opposed any unilateral sanctions against Russia, Iran and North Korea by the United States. "It notably does not include any reduction in Chinese crude oil shipments to North Korea". China could easily solve this problem! "More creative diplomacy is urgently needed".

People Trump's top official to pay visit to Malaysia
Author: 0 Trump's top official to pay visit to Malaysia

Former President Barack Obama signed a spending bill one month before leaving office to boost State Department funding for these causes. Emphasizing the economic relationship between China and North Korea، Tillerson called on China to use its influence with North Korea for creating the conditions where parties can have a "productive dialogue".

People 'No Question Of Forming New Party', JD(U) Leader Sharad Yadav Dismisses Reports
Author: 0 'No Question Of Forming New Party', JD(U) Leader Sharad Yadav Dismisses Reports

RJD spokesperson Manoj Jha said they met the JD (U) leader to discuss problems related with farmers, labourers and the "disappointed" common man. Yadav had emphatically said that he would continue to be part of the coalition of secular parties and had met Congress leader Gulam Nabi Azad and CPI (M) leader Sitaram Yechury, he told PTI over phone from Madhepura.

People Venezuela: New assembly leader warns 'justice will come'
Author: 0 Venezuela: New assembly leader warns 'justice will come'

Ledezma posted a video on a social media website dated July 31 in which he called on Venezuelan people to continue fighting after a Constituent Assembly was elected on Sunday. The socialist leader says the assembly is needed to restore peace and prosperity to Venezuela. The request, filed to a lower court in an apparent attempt to circumvent the government-stacked Supreme Court, was nearly certain to be denied.

People BBCI: US Blackwater guard's murder conviction overturned
Author: 0 BBCI: US Blackwater guard's murder conviction overturned

A spokesman for the USA attorney's office in Washington said prosecutors were still reviewing the decision and had no immediate comment. It could not immediately be determined if Slatten would be retried. Nicholas Slatten, Paul Slough, Dustin Heard, and Evan Liberty were convicted in 2014 for opening fire on a group of Iraqis that included women and children.

People Maxine Waters won't run for president, will run to impeach Trump
Author: 0 Maxine Waters won't run for president, will run to impeach Trump

Leading Democrats such as Nancy Pelosi have been reluctant to openly call for Trump's impeachment. "I'm taking the gloves off and I'm going to step out, '" she said. "Let me tell you, the leadership starts at the top and it is this president that his own people have no confidence in", she responded. "This man has no values, he lies, they know it and he's the danger and they want us to do something about it", Waters added.

People Rahul Gandhi attacked in Gujarat
Author: 0 Rahul Gandhi attacked in Gujarat

The party has accused BJP "goons" behind the incident. Congress spokesperson Abhishek Manu Singhvi said that as Rahul Gandhi was surveying the area, BJP goons attacked his convoy with cement bricks shattering the glass. Stone pelters even smashed several vehicle windows of Rahul's convoy, with Rahul's auto having its rear window shattered. The Congress vice-president was touring the state without the presence of elected party MLAs as they have been lodged up in a Bengaluru resort.

People Motorcyclists Help Kid Being Bullied at School
Author: 0 Motorcyclists Help Kid Being Bullied at School

He kept the bullying secret his family, he said, because he didn't want to worry them. "People would kick me and call me names", he said."I really don't tell people". Warfield got quite a response, with dozens of bikers saying they wanted to step in and offer some support to the bullied boy. Though the motorcyclists made quite a roar with their engines, Principal Matt Vance told the Associated Press that he didn't mind the display.

People Tillerson to North Korea: We Are Not Your Enemy
Author: 0 Tillerson to North Korea: We Are Not Your Enemy

In a separate development, Republican Senator Lindsey Graham said that Mr Trump told him that there would be a war between the two countries if Pyongyang continued with its aim to develop a missile programme with the USA in its range. -Mexico relations under Trump, dealing with the roiling political crisis in Venezuela, managing the diplomatic end of the North American Free Trade Agreement renegotiations, and helping cement the historic Colombian peace deal brokered past year.