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Erdogan: Turkey, Iran Closer to 'Joint Action' Against Kurdish Groups

Erdogan: Turkey, Iran Closer to 'Joint Action' Against Kurdish Groups The Turkish leader noted that the Islamic world is going through "difficult days", and that solidarity must be maintained with greater precision in this sensitive period in which the future is being shaped. "I want to note the importance we put on the role of Jordan in the protection of the holy places in Jerusalem", he said. Abdullah thanked Erdogan for his decisive attitude on the Al-Aqsa inci... [Full Article...]

U.S. sanctions Chinese, Russians over N.Korea support

U.S. sanctions Chinese, Russians over N.Korea support OFAC has issued sanctions against 10 entities and six individuals "in response to North Korea's ongoing development of weapons of mass destruction (WMD), violations of United Nations (UN) Security Council Resolutions, and attempted evasion of US sanctions", the Treasury Department said Tuesday . [Full Article...]

Dudamel tour of United States cancelled amid feud with Venezuela govt

Dudamel tour of United States cancelled amid feud with Venezuela govt The fiery young conductor is also the artistic director of the Los Angeles Philharmonic. "May God forgive you for letting yourself be fooled", Maduro replied. Dudamel's tour with the government-backed Venezuelan National Youth Orchestra was set to begin September 9 near Washington before continuing to Chicago, Los Angeles and San Francisco. [Full Article...]

Chile has Passed a Law on Abortion

Chile has Passed a Law on Abortion Following the decision, women's' rights groups as well as left-leaning and centrist political parties celebrated outside the court in downtown Santiago . Reaction from opponents of the bill, led by the Catholic church, has been vitriolic. BBC Latin America analyst Candace Piette said that the ruling was a watermark for reproductive rights in the four countries of Latin America that have a blank... [Full Article...]

U.S. dollar edges higher ahead of Jackson Hole symposium

U.S. dollar edges higher ahead of Jackson Hole symposium All eyes are on a speech by the Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen scheduled for Friday . In European debt markets, Italian government bond yields jumped, stretching the gap with German bunds to a five-week high, in the wake of proposals to introduce a parallel currency in Italy that have upped the ante for elections due next year. [Full Article...]

Indians reliever Andrew Miller pulls himself from game after seven pitches

Indians reliever Andrew Miller pulls himself from game after seven pitches Pollock hit a two-run home run in the top of the 10th inning to lead the Diamondbacks win over the Mets. Despite the injury woes, Cleveland earned a ninth win from their last 11 games. Despite owning one of the best relief ERAs in baseball virtually since Opening Day, the Red Sox remain far from a sure thing in the seventh and eighth innings before handing the ball to Craig Kimbrel . [Full Article...]

Indonesia forgives Malaysia over upside down flag

Indonesia forgives Malaysia over upside down flag As the Indonesian flag was printed upside down in souvenir guidebook of the Southeast Asian Games, Indonesia accused the Malaysian organisers of negligence. "The incident is real and we are investigating, monitoring and working closely with other agencies to mitigate it", said CyberSecurity Malaysia chief executive officer Datuk Dr Amirudin Abdul Wahab. [Full Article...]

Derailment in Northern India Kills at Least 23

Derailment in Northern India Kills at Least 23 Local volunteers helped police free passengers trapped in the wreckage. Anil Saxena, a spokesman for the railways, said it was too early to speculate about the causes of Saturday's crash. Two of the coaches piled on top of one another, while 12 others toppled off the tracks, said Arvind Kumar, a top official in Uttar Pradesh state, where the train derailed overnight. [Full Article...]

U.S. to suspend visa operations in Russian Federation

U.S. to suspend visa operations in Russian Federation The embassy statement Monday indicated that a reduction of staff would limit its consular services capacity to process visa applications. When operations resume September 1, interviews will only be conducted in Moscow , while visa activities remain suspended indefinitely at USA consulates across Russian Federation. [Full Article...]

Amber alert issued after 9-year-old boy is taken Santa Maria

Amber alert issued after 9-year-old boy is taken Santa Maria Police say he was abducted in Santa Maria by a man they say is armed and risky. Police had responded to a fatal shooting in the 200 block of N. College Drive and found a person dead. He was last seen wearing blue jeans. The police ask people to pay special attention to border crossings and worldwide airports. The young boy was abducted by 48-year-old Konstantin Morozov, who should be conside... [Full Article...]

Powerball jackpot surges to $650 million

Powerball jackpot surges to $650 million Here's Saturday's Powerball numbers: 17, 19, 39, blah, blah blah. The most recent big Powerball win was a $447.8 million jackpot awarded earlier this summer to a single victor in California. Purchasing the $1 Power Play option allows a victor to increase lower-tier prizes by a factor of 2, 3, 4 or 5, depending on the Power Play number drawn. [Full Article...]

Clear skies Monday in central Oklahoma for solar eclipse viewing

Clear skies Monday in central Oklahoma for solar eclipse viewing Many feared poor weather or cloudy skies might block the eclipse from view. Monday's forecast calls for a high of 88 degrees, with a north wind of 5 to 11 miles per hour. West wind 13 to 15 miles per hour. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 78. Calm wind becoming west around 5 miles per hour in the afternoon. The rest of the week should be sunny with high temperatures in the mid to upper 70s... [Full Article...]

U.S. targets Chinese, Russian entities funding North Korea's nukes

U.S. targets Chinese, Russian entities funding North Korea's nukes Attorney Channing Phillips said in a statement. The move follows angry exchanges between Washington and Pyongyang over North Korea's test-firing of missiles capable of reaching targets in the region as well as parts of US territory. "These sanctions per se are illegal because the only thing that is recognized by worldwide law are the UN Security Council sanctions", Klimov told the Interfax new... [Full Article...]

Hundreds Show Up at Broadmoor Library to View Eclipse

Hundreds Show Up at Broadmoor Library to View Eclipse From the Rio Grande Valley, the moon will block about half the sun with maximum eclipse occurring at 1:13 p.m. At least 200 people viewed the partial solar eclipse at the Keene Public Library's watch party Monday afternoon. Over at the Southeast Branch, the staff was able to secure about 40 pairs of glasses at the last minute and distributed one set to each family in attendance at its viewing ev... [Full Article...]

Lebanon monitored Australia bomb plot suspects: minister

Lebanon monitored Australia bomb plot suspects: minister Speaking at an exclusive news conference, Nouhad Machnouk told reporters the four brothers had plotted to blow up the plane with a bomb hidden inside a large Barbie doll and meat grinder. Earlier this month, Australian police said an ISIS commander based overseas ordered a group of Australian men to build a bomb to smuggle onto a July 15 Etihad Airways flight from Sydney. [Full Article...]

Questions on Immigration, Race Follow Trump to Arizona

Questions on Immigration, Race Follow Trump to Arizona Ruben Gallego, a Democrat representing Phoenix , told me in an interview last week that he was "very, very concerned" about what could happen between protesters and counterprotesters outside the rally, pardon or no pardon. In 2011, a US District Court judge first issued a temporary injunction, barring Arpaio from detaining people exclusively based on their immigration status after several Hispa... [Full Article...]

Pence says Confederate statues are state, local decision

Pence says Confederate statues are state, local decision Crews early Monday first removed a statue of former Texas Gov. James Stephen Hogg, which was commissioned at the same time as the others, a spokesman said. And the more than 1,500 Confederate monuments standing in communities like Charlottesville have the potential to unleash even more turmoil and bloodshed. [Full Article...]

3 arrested during first Charlottesville council meeting since deadly clash

3 arrested during first Charlottesville council meeting since deadly clash Numerous protesters were angry that the rally had been allowed to go on at all. Emotions ran raw during the meeting that spanned for hours with many chastising the city council and the police department. The rally subsequently led to clashes with counter-protesters and culminated in a car-ramming attack that killed one person and injured 19 others. James Alex Field, 20, has been charged with her... [Full Article...]

N Korea warns United States, S Korea against joint war exercise

N Korea warns United States, S Korea against joint war exercise Meanwhile, South Korea held an anti-terror drill in the city of Goyang north of Seoul , on the sidelines of the joint military drills with the US . Russian Federation has also asked for the drills to stop but the United States has not backed down. Despite the threat, USA and South Korean militaries launched this year's 11-day training on Monday morning as scheduled. [Full Article...]

Led coalition strikes killed at least 27 civilians in Raqqa, monitor says

Led coalition strikes killed at least 27 civilians in Raqqa, monitor says Syrian state media said the airstrikes killed dozens. Damascus repeatedly urged the United Nations to take on its responsibilities concerning the establishment of worldwide peace and security to put an end to the crimes against Syrians by the US-led coalition. [Full Article...]


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