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People Kenyan opposition leader calls for strike after disputed election
Author: 0 Kenyan opposition leader calls for strike after disputed election

But in a quick rejoinder, the incoming Nairobi Governor said the opposition leader , who is coming off a presidential election defeat to President Uhuru Kenyatta , has no mandate to make such a declaration. The Kenyan authorities must investigate reports that police shot dead demonstrators protesting against the outcome of the presidential election last night, said Amnesty International today as protesters started gathering again in opposition strongholds.

People Moon breaks silence, urges North Korea to halt threats
Author: 0 Moon breaks silence, urges North Korea to halt threats

And U.S. President Donald Trump has alarmed Seoul with his warnings that the United States will unleash " fire and fury " if threatened by North Korea's nuclear and missile programs. "I am certain the United States will respond to the current situation calmly and responsibly in a stance that is equal to ours". North and South Korea will on Tuesday celebrate Korea's national day - probably the only thing the two states do together, even if the tone and emphasis on either side of the border ...

Author: 0 Scaramucci: Trump 'Needed to Have Been Much Harsher' in Initial Charlottesville Statements

Who did you have in mind there? US President Donald Trump's former communications director Anthony Scaramucci has said there are people in Washington trying to have Trump removed as the president. "I applaud General McMaster for calling it out for what it is: It's actually terrorism", Scaramucci said. At one point, now-ousted Chief of Staff Reince Priebus ordered Bannon to back off on the media broadsides against his rivals.

People Mattis says U.S. wants diplomatic solution for N. Korea
Author: 0 Mattis says U.S. wants diplomatic solution for N. Korea

North Korea "should cease any consideration of actions that would lead to the end of its regime and the destruction of its people", Mattis said in an August 9 statement. "China's Security Council vote was a step in the right direction". "The region and world need and expect China to do more", they wrote. North Korea said on Wednesday it was considering a missile attack on the United States island of Guam, which hosts several U.S.

People Death toll from floods, landslides rises to 91 in Nepal
Author: 0 Death toll from floods, landslides rises to 91 in Nepal

Almost 600 tourists, including 200 Indians, have been stranded in central Nepal's popular tourist district Chitwan due to flooding triggered by heavy rains that have claimed 49 lives, officials said today. The government will take up the issue with India during Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba's India visit slated for next week, Shahi said yesterday.

People Trump to make day trip to Washington during his vacation: White House
Author: 0 Trump to make day trip to Washington during his vacation: White House

Officials did not say why the president would be making the trip to the White House, where the Oval Office is undergoing routine renovations. A Secret Service agent unlocked a service entrance to the Oval Office. A major refurbishment is under way in the White House, ordered by US President Donald Trump while he takes an extended holiday. Politico , which first reported the story, said Trump's updated schedule showed him returning to NY on Monday, before heading to New Jersey on ...

People Backed SDF have cleared ISIS of more than half of Raqqa, Syria
Author: 0 Backed SDF have cleared ISIS of more than half of Raqqa, Syria

According to the AP report, the family left Jakarta for Raqqa two years ago, intending to live in what they had regarded as the capital of ISIS . The terrorist group's prolific use of human shields, concentration of fighters in heavily defended positions, and insurgent tactics are the same conditions which drew out US -backed Iraqi Security Force operations to retake the city of Mosul.

People Strong But Deep Earthquake Shakes Manila, Northern Philippines
Author: 0 Strong But Deep Earthquake Shakes Manila, Northern Philippines

MANILA , PHILIPPINES-A strong but deep natural disaster struck the northern Philippines early Friday afternoon but caused no apparent damage. A rescue official at the town closest to the epicentre also reported no damage or casualties. ABS-CBN television also showed photos of students stood outside schools. 'It wasn't really that strong. The earthquake's epicenter is located about 120 kilometers south of the capital.

People A few conspired to oust democratic government in Pakistan: Nawaz Sharif
Author: 0 A few conspired to oust democratic government in Pakistan: Nawaz Sharif

He has called the rallies a "democracy caravan". Addressing the rally in Gujrat earlier in the day, Sharif questioned the participants if they had accepted the Supreme Court's verdict to depose him from the premiership. Pakistan Muslim league-Nawaz (PML-N) leaders - Asif Kirmani and Capt. (retd) Muhammad Safdar - filed Kulsoom's nominations papers in the election commission on Friday.

People Inflation to be below RBI's 4% target by Mar 2018: Economic Survey
Author: 0 Inflation to be below RBI's 4% target by Mar 2018: Economic Survey

The survey also said that it is uncertain how the government's own finances will play out during the current financial year. Across-the-board deceleration in economic activity has made it hard to get to the 7.5 per cent GDP growth as projected earlier for the current fiscal, Economic Survey said today as it called for more interest rate cuts and use of all policy tools to revive momentum.

People Snap shares tumble after it reports widening losses
Author: 0 Snap shares tumble after it reports widening losses

But it wasn't all bad news. The business had revenue of $181.70 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $186.49 million. Arguably not getting enough attention along the way: The impact of Facebook's dominant position in social media advertising is weighing on Snap's revenue growth the same way it has already weighed on Twitter Inc.'s.

People Apt word for Dinakaran is '420', says TN CM — AIADMK merger issue
Author: 0 Apt word for Dinakaran is '420', says TN CM — AIADMK merger issue

Dhinakaran has faced a challenge from senior AIADMK leaders ever since he was was named deputy general secretary by his aunt Sasikala , who is now lodged in a Bengaluru prison after being convicted in the disproportionate assets case. He had been expelled by former general secretary J Jayalalithaa in December 2011. The AIADMK also said that Dinakaran was creating confusion by appointing several party office bearers.

Author: 0 Colbert Interviews God, Mocks Trump's 'Divine Permission' To Fight North Korea

An eerie echo of how Truman threatened Japan in 1945. "I'm not saying what we have isn't special, but we're not exclusive", Colbert said to audience laughs. Quinn, who was a US ambassador to the Kingdom of Cambodia, said there's no need to panic. In response, North Korea said it was considering a missile strike on the US territory of Guam.

People North Korea tension hits market as traders seek safety
Author: 0 North Korea tension hits market as traders seek safety

Frankfurt's DAX 30 was also down, shedding 0.1 per cent at 12,142.62 points. The stock market jitters came as North Korea outlined plans to launch missiles aimed at the waters off the coast of the US Pacific territory of Guam. Korea's Kospi stock benchmark lost 1.1% as geopolitical concerns grew, clipping its year-to-date gain to 16.9%. Tillerson's tone was in sharp contrast to that of USA president Donald Trump, who warned on Tuesday any North Korean threat to the U.S.

People Opposition can not digest success of PML-N rally: Rana Sanaullah
Author: 0 Opposition can not digest success of PML-N rally: Rana Sanaullah

But media reports this week said the party appeared to backtrack on the plans, saying the PML-N would likely keep newly elected Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi in place until next year's general elections. "If you do not protect your rights, they will continue to be snatched away from you", Sharif told his supporters. The court announced its verdict in connection with the Panama Papers case.

People Congress MLAs leave Anand resort
Author: 0 Congress MLAs leave Anand resort

State BJP spokesperson Bharat Pandya said that if rebel Congress leader Shankersinh Vaghela wished to rejoin the BJP , the party would consider it. Hence to win this election is a matter of prestige for the Congress Party, because if Sonia Gandhi cannot even get her close associates into Rajya Sabha , then how will she lead the party in such moment of despair.

Author: 0 Coalition raids on Raqqa city 'kill 29 civilians in 24 hours'

US-led coalition forces are now conducting airstrikes and artillery strikes against Daesh assets in both Syria and Iraq. The militants have been a thorn in the country's side since they began filtering in from neighboring Syria, which has been in the throes of civil war since 2011.

People Jaguars unlikely to allow Branden Albert to return
Author: 0 Jaguars unlikely to allow Branden Albert to return

After being traded to Jacksonville from the Dolphins in March, Albert sought and didn't get a new contract from the Jags, so after three days of training camp, he retired before ever playing a down. The Jaguars are now preparing for the preseason opener in Foxborough, Massachusetts against the New England Patriots , which will take place Thursday at 7:30 p.m.

People The Last Jedi' Pics Reveal New Characters!
Author: 0 The Last Jedi' Pics Reveal New Characters!

Writer-director Rian Johnson said that in designing the new villains, he wanted them to seem " more like samurai" than Imperial guards have appeared to be in the past. The other race that now lives on the island is a race of aliens called the caretakers. "They're kind of these sort of fish-bird type aliens who live on the island".

People Trump launches its own
Author: 0 Trump launches its own "Real news" to counter the traditional media

This is not the first time that Trump has used social media to sidestep the mainstream media and take his message directly to voters. "Trump has spent the last week claiming that the economy that he says was stagnant under Obama is suddenly roaring now that he is president", Meyers explained.

People Driver draws gun on another driver in North Texas
Author: 0 Driver draws gun on another driver in North Texas

A driver is seen pointing a gun in this still image of a phone video belonging to another driver, Victoria Best, in Dallas. "That was what made me pick up my phone and start recording". Police have not decided whether or not any charges will be filed. Texas criminal statute defines deadly conduct as a "person who recklessly engages in conduct that places another in imminent danger of serious bodily injury".

People U.S. officials in Havana suffered mystery symptoms, triggering row
Author: 0 U.S. officials in Havana suffered mystery symptoms, triggering row

State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert has not elaborated on the nature of the reported incidents or the symptoms, except to say that they were not life threatening and that the matter is under investigation. "The Department is taking these incidents very seriously and is working to determine the cause and impact of the incidents". Cuban officials have pledged to investigate the incidents as well and take appropriate action, the officials told the Post.

People LDS Church releases general authority
Author: 0 LDS Church releases general authority

Reports said James J. Hamula was released by the church from his high-ranking position in the First Quorum of the Seventy after a disciplinary action was taken against him by a board of the First Presidency and Quorum of the Twelve Apostles.

People US President Trump's Approval Rating Drops Sharply
Author: 0 US President Trump's Approval Rating Drops Sharply

Oh. You know what, I'm suddenly on board with the soothing propaganda folders. President Donald Trump wants new Chief of Staff John Kelly to "build bipartisan coalitions" with Democratic leaders on such issues as tax policy and infrastructure.

People The Taliban released 235 hostages after it massacred 50 in remote Afghanistan
Author: 0 The Taliban released 235 hostages after it massacred 50 in remote Afghanistan

More than 200 hostages from the northern Afghan village of Mirza Olang were released on August 8, according to local news reports . "We have sent some people including elders and people from Mirza Olang area to convince the Taliban to free around 150 captured families and give us the dead bodies of villagers", provincial governor Zahir Wahdat said, warning the Taliban that failed negotiations would lead to a "massive operation" by the government forces.