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Trump dice que se lleva "muy, muy bien" con Putin

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La reunión se llevó a cabo el pasado viernes 7 de julio en el marco de la cumbre del G-20 en Hamburgo, Alemania. La guerra siria, la injerencia rusa en las elecciones de EEUU, el conflicto de Ucrania, la crisis con Corea del Norte, y las fricciones por la OTAN fueron los principales temas abordados por los presidentes. Lire la suite »

Direct talks possible between Syria's warring sides: UN Envoy

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Asked whether such a meeting could take place before the 8th round of the Geneva discussions scheduled for late August, de Mistura replied, "Perhaps even earlier". "It's always been a trap for the opposition laid by the Russians, through their continual needling of the HNC about there being more than one opposition, which is mostly nonsense with the relative weight of these groups", a Western diplomat said. Lire la suite »

Tennis-Wimbledon round-up from day 10

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Once again, with Serena Williams out of the picture, the women's bracket at a Grand Slam has taken some odd turns on its way to the semifinals. "It won't be a given, but I'm going to give it my all", Venus said. Jo Konta pledged that she can still win Wimbledon , despite her first semi-final here ending in crushing disappointment. Rybarikova had upended world No. Lire la suite »

Cherbourg. Des chevaux en divagation provoquent deux accidents graves

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En cause, un groupe de treize chevaux, d'un haras de Tollevast , en divagation sur la RN13, près du magasin Auchan et à Saint-Joseph. Dans un deuxième véhicule se trouvaient deux autres personnes qui sont indemnes. Deux autres chevaux sont morts dans cet accident et un troisième, blessé, a dû être euthanasié pour abréger ses souffrances. Quatre centres de secours des pompiers ont été mobilisés, ainsi que l'hélicoptère Dragon 50 de la sécurité civile, le Smur, et la gendarmerie qui a coupé ... Lire la suite »

Six touristes poignardés dans une station balnéaire — Egypte

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En Russie, les agences de presse, citant le consulat russe en Égypte, ont indiqué qu'une femme ayant la double nationalité russe et ukrainienne faisait partie des blessés. Depuis la destitution en 2013 par l'armée égyptienne du président Mohamed Morsi, issu des Frères musulmans, des groupes extrémistes ont multiplié les attentats visant les militaires et les policiers, tuant des centaines d'entre eux principalement dans le Sinaï. Lire la suite »

Dow Jones hits record after Yellen's comments on rate hike

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In separate report The U.S. Department of Labor said Thursday that initial jobless claims fell by 3000 to 247,000 in the week ended July 7, missing forecasts of a 5,000 decline. The US central bank's next meeting in September would be the earliest opportunity to raise its benchmark Federal Funds Rate. Previously, investors were concerned over soft inflation data which is still short of central bank's target of 2%. Lire la suite »

Mehbooba leads people in remembering 1931 martyrs

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Several Ministers; legislators; Chief Secretary, B. B. Vyas; Director General of Police, Dr. S. P. Vaid; senior officers; representatives of political and social organisations and people in large numbers joined the Chief Minister in paying homage to the Martyrs. Lire la suite »

The US Puts More Pressure On China Over North Korea

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Total trade increased 10.5 percent to $2.55 billion during the period. However, China is defending its stand as it prudently follows and observes sanctions released by the United Nations on North Korea. China has insisted that it is committed to enforcing United Nations sanctions against North Korea, even though its own figures show that trade between the two countries increased by more than 10 per cent. Lire la suite »

CBS News, BBC Announce Partnership to Expand Global Reporting

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CBS will end its relationship with Sky News, which is being acquired by Rupert Murdoch's 21 Century Fox, while the BBC will drop its connection with Walt Disney Co.'s ABC . 'We have had a long and fruitful partnership with ABC for many years and thank them for their years of hard work and expertise'. "I look forward to working with James Harding as we increase the capabilities of both organisations". Lire la suite »

Superintendent bans homework for elementary students

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For example, assignments like science projects or research papers will still be assigned on occasion. Marion County parents were alerted of the new rule on Wednesday through an automated voice message , the website reported. National Education Association (NEA) and the National PTA (NPTA) have set the amount of homework for first grade students to be no more than "10 minutes", while high school seniors should be allowed two hours of work per night, Healthline reported. Lire la suite »

New version of sanctions against Russia, Iran revealed

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A group of high-ranking members of the Democratic Party in the House of Representatives of the U.S. Congress has presented a new version of the draft law stipulating sanctions against Russian Federation and Iran. "There's no question that the United States needs to respond", Cardin told reporters. But both Republican and Democratic House aides said talks between the two parties were continuing and there was a decent chance for a quick compromise, more so because of the latest revelations ... Lire la suite »

Saudi prince Abdul Rahman passes away

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Efforts to find a solution to the Qatar dispute continued with the United States Secretary of State Rex Tillerson meeting Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud and Arab Quartet officials separately yesterday in Jeddah. The Custodian of Two Holy Mosques received cables of condolence from Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmed Al Jaber Al Sabah, Amir of Kuwait, on the sad demise of the prince. Lire la suite »

Michigan Parole Board votes to grant parole to 'White Boy' Rick

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Wershe turns 48 next week. The position of the Wayne County Prosecutor's Office is that this is a decision that has been made by the parole board and that we have no further position. Wershe was sentenced to life in prison in 1988. The sentence was later changed to give him a shot at parole. In June, he told parole board members that he's been rehabilitated and knows drugs destroy communities. Lire la suite »

London Underground Makes Intercom Announcements More Gender Inclusive

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Mark Evers, director of customer strategy for TfL, said the initiative was a new effort to make all passengers feel welcome on the underground rail network in the UK's capital. He was aware that "some customers may not relate to or feel comfortable with the way that certain station announcements are made", so the change addresses these concerns "by speaking in a more neutral way". Lire la suite »

Trump lawyer to apologize for sending expletive-filled email to stranger

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Kasowitz hasn't sought security clearance, but experts told ProPublica it may become necessary given the intelligence issues related to the Russia investigation. As of now, Kasowitz continues to represent the president of the United States in one of the biggest political scandals of our time. And then five minutes later, things got oddly personal when Kasowitz brought religion into the mix. Lire la suite »

China Fast Catching As Global Economic Power, US At Top

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China is fast catching up as a global economic power, while the public perception around the world is that the U.S. still remains at the top, according to a new survey in 38 countries. However, this year, people in several European countries have again started to show confidence in China. "But in recent years, as the American economy slowly recovered, the pendulum began to swing back in the direction of the USA", it said. Lire la suite »

Valtteri Bottas, Lewis Hamilton Set FP1 Pace at British Grand Prix 2017

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Pushed further with the suggestion that he had missed an opportunity to give something back to fans who could not afford to attend the race, he retorted: "I've said everything I want to say". Hamilton was the only absentee of the 20 drivers who performed tyre-smoking spins, or "donuts", in their cars on individual runs along Whitehall to the crowded square and back. Lire la suite »

Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Oklahoma; Aftershocks Felt In NWA

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There have been no reports of injuries or damage. Shortly after the 4.2 quake, another natural disaster was recorded in the same area. Scientists have linked some oil and gas production in Oklahoma to an uptick in earthquakes, but the frequency of such earthquakes in Oklahoma has dropped as the state imposes new restrictions on the injection of wastewater underground. Lire la suite »