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Yemen's deadly civil war takes an unexpected turn

Yemen's deadly civil war takes an unexpected turn

The coalition had also imposed a blockade on the country, allowing occasional humanitarian access, with the aim of reinstating the internationally recognised government of Mr Saleh's successor, Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi. There has been no official word on casualties but the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said that dozens were killed and hundreds were wounded in the fighting. Read More

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Republican Senator Collins to vote for Senate tax bill -statement

Republican Senator Collins to vote for Senate tax bill -statement

Late in the day, however, three Republicans, led by Senator Bob Corker of Tennessee, clung to a demand that proposed tax cuts would be pared back if future USA economic performance did not meet projections. Once the Senate passes the law, it must work with the House of Representatives, which already has approved its own tax bill, to craft a single measure that can pass both chambers and be sent to the White House for President Donald Trump's signature. Read More

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Life for Florida man who shot officer while child was in vehicle

Life for Florida man who shot officer while child was in vehicle

In 2016, Kevin Rojas was pulled over by an off-duty cop, who had his son in the vehicle, because Rojas was driving erratically. He wasn't on duty, but he was wearing a ballistic vest with the text "police" on it, WTLV reports . "When I brought the fight back, you ran like a coward". Rojas, now 21, was sentenced Wednesday to life in prison for trying to kill the officer and his son, News4Jax reports . Read More

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Trump rips CNN again, but this time, CNN blasted him right back

Trump rips CNN again, but this time, CNN blasted him right back

On Saturday, Trump sent a tweet that again criticized CNN , although he also recognized the network's global influence. Also Trump's tweet spawned a new joke format. And some on Twitter didn't think Trump's tweet was an accident. The president on Saturday fired off a tweet that praised Fox News as superior to CNN and accused it of misrepresenting America to the rest of the world. Read More

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Bali Volcano Shuts Down Flights, Sends Residents Scrambling to Safety

Bali Volcano Shuts Down Flights, Sends Residents Scrambling to Safety

Mount Agung last erupted in 1963, killing over 1,600 people, and has been threatening another major eruption since August. "At 6.20am (local time), the eruption reached between 3,000 and 4,000m from the summit with the ash moving in a southeast direction at a speed of 18km an hour", said the National Disaster Mitigation Agency's spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho in a statement on Sunday morning. Read More

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Oxford Circus Tube station

Oxford Circus Tube station

Police said that at this stage there are not any casualties. British Transport Police say officers were called to Oxford Circus Tube station following reports of gun fire on the westbound Central Line platform. Sky News reported Bond Street and Oxford Circus tube stations were close but have since been reopened. "Our response on #OxfordStreet has now been stood down". Read More

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Putting North Korea Back on Terror Blacklist Threatens Diplomacy

Putting North Korea Back on Terror Blacklist Threatens Diplomacy

The North Koreans said President Trump's decision to put North Korea back on a list of states that sponsor terrorism is a "serious provocation". The designation had been debated for months inside the administration, with some officials at the State Department arguing that North Korea did not meet the legal standard to be relisted as a state sponsor of terrorism. Read More

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Palo Alto Networks, Inc. (PANW) Announces Earnings Results

Palo Alto Networks, Inc. (PANW) Announces Earnings Results

Royal Bank Of Canada raised their price target on shares of Palo Alto Networks from $159.00 to $175.00 and gave the stock an "outperform" rating in a report on Tuesday. The Return on Equity (ROE) value stands at -26.3%. 82 funds opened positions while 136 raised stakes. Revenues rose 27.0% from previous year to $505.5 million, also beating analysts' view for $489.36 million. Read More

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Trump, Putin stress ensuring 'stability of a unified Syria'

Trump, Putin stress ensuring 'stability of a unified Syria'

Those talks were part of an Asia trip in which Trump tried to persuade Russia, China, and other countries to pressure North Korea into giving up its nuclear weapons program. Putin also called for co-ordination of anti-terror efforts with the US, the Kremlin said, adding that Afghanistan was also discussed. Putin hosted Assad at a Black Sea resort ahead of a summit later this week with Russia, Turkey and Iran. Read More

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Trump declares North Korea a state sponsor of terror

Trump declares North Korea a state sponsor of terror

Trump and North Korea leader Kim Jong Un have been engaged in an ongoing war of words for the past several months of its long-range missile tests and nuclear program. Putting North Korea back on the USA list of state sponsors of terror ups the ante in Trump and Kim Jong-un's public battle, which has sometimes veered toward the personal. Read More

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Take firm stance against Iran, Saudi asks Arab League By

Take firm stance against Iran, Saudi asks Arab League By

Lebanese foreign minister Gebran Bassil -a member of the Hizbollah-allied Free Patriotic Movement and the Lebanese president's son-in-law - did not attend the Cairo meeting. Hariri and Saudi Arabia deny the allegations. Hariri is now in Paris, where he arrived on Saturday after spending 13 says in Saudi Arabia. The League is notorious for passing resolutions and issuing communiques which are rarely acted upon. Read More

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