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Wang, who was one of the Chinese experts threatening India with war during the standoff at Doklam , said "there was no reason for India and China to be hostile to each other". When questioned what if Modi raises India's concerns over terrorism emanating from Pakistan , Hu said: "This is the time of recovery". India had hosted the previous BRICS Summit in Goa a year ago.
  • Houston Police Officer Drowns in Harvey Flooding

    Houston Police Officer Drowns in Harvey Flooding

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    He was last seen Sunday, leaving for work. The aftermath of storms like Harvey are marked by heartbreak and, as Long said while encouraging Americans to support its victims, moving forward will be about helping Texas "find a new normal".
  • North Korea fires 3 short-range missiles; USA says tests failed

    North Korea fires 3 short-range missiles; USA says tests failed

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    Reuters report says that the USA military's Pacific Command said it had detected three short-range ballistic missiles, fired over a 20 minute period. Pyongyang has recently faced a wave of worldwide sanctions over its test-firing of two intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBM) last month that apparently brought most of the United States into range for the first time.
  • German killer nurse murdered 'at least 90 patients'

    German killer nurse murdered 'at least 90 patients'

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    A commission was set up in 2014 to investigate the scale of his crimes, which could make him Germany's worst post-war killer, with judges claiming he was motivated by a desire to win approval by resuscitating the patients he had drugged - causing them heart failure or collapse of their circulatory systems.
  • Patna: Sharad Yadav joins Lalu Prasad on stage at anti-BJP rally

    Patna: Sharad Yadav joins Lalu Prasad on stage at anti-BJP rally

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    Mr. Yadav was speaking at the massive BJP bhagao, Desh bachao (oust BJP, save country) rally at the Gandhi Maidan here, organised by the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD). The Political heavyweights like Janata Dal (United) leader Sharad Yadav, Trinamool Congress supremo and Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Akhilesh Yadav will also be seen at the event.
  • Pessimism as Kushner sets off for Israeli-Palestinian talks

    Pessimism as Kushner sets off for Israeli-Palestinian talks

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    They have also held talks with Egyptian, Saudi, Emirati, Qatari and Jordanian officials. A United States official told Israeli media outlets that the report was "nonsense" and the comment was never made. It's not an uncommon threat for the Palestinian leadership to make. Ahmed Majdalani, a senior Palestinian Liberation Organisation official who is close to Abbas, told AFP on Thursday that one option if no progress is reached would be to dissolve the Palestinian Authority - a threat that ...
  • Fatah Official: Jared Kushner's Mideast Peace Mission Is a 'Delusion'

    Fatah Official: Jared Kushner's Mideast Peace Mission Is a 'Delusion'

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    Prior to meeting with Abbas last week, Kushner met with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Tel Aviv, where he told the premier that Trump is " very committed " to help broker a peace deal. Aloul left out that the Palestinians have refused successive offers of a state made by Israel on numerous occasions. Signalling their frustration, some Palestinian leaders have spoken of taking a harder line in recent days.
  • Trump says GOP botched debt ceiling negotiations

    Trump says GOP botched debt ceiling negotiations

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    The wall drama plays out as his decision to pour more troops and resources into Afghanistan risks disappointing supporters drawn by his pledges to cut USA military involvement overseas. Many congressional Republicans might come around to the idea of just keeping the government open with an even shorter-term continuing resolution ― one that only extends funding for, say , a week ― but Trump could put his foot down and veto that bill.
  • Saudi coalition calls wrongful attack on Yemeni capital 'technical mistake'

    Saudi coalition calls wrongful attack on Yemeni capital 'technical mistake'

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    At least 16 civilians were killed in today's strikes, against targets in the city's south, with at least seven children among the slain . According to the Liz, on Wednesday , an air raid struck the Istirahat Al-Shahab hotel, located in Bayt Al-Athri, where United Nations officials confirmed that 33 civilians were killed and 25 injured.
  • Yankees, Tigers Involved in Brawl; Miguel Cabrera, Austin Romine Ejected

    Yankees, Tigers Involved in Brawl; Miguel Cabrera, Austin Romine Ejected

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    Wilson was ejected, along with Ausmus. - Major League Baseball has suspended Miguel Cabrera seven games for his part in the Yankees brawl from the Tigers wild 10-6 win Thursday. Beyond that, he cited examples from the final few innings of the game where the strike zone was at best questionable. "To me, there's a lot of confusion and that's not to mention the strike zone late in the game".
  • Kurdish forces launch offensive to expel Islamic State from west Raqqa

    Kurdish forces launch offensive to expel Islamic State from west Raqqa

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    Hundreds more civilians have reportedly died after being fired on by Islamic State or being caught in their minefields, Airwars Director Chris Woods said . Earlier this week, the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said US -led coalition airstrikes killed at least 170 people over the previous week.