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US Government Close To Lifting Sanctions On ZTE

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For example, U.S. officials have levied hefty restrictions against the United States operations of major Chinese phone manufacturers ZTE and Huawei. After pretty clearly violating United States trade restrictions with Iran, ZTE was heavily sanctioned earlier this year , which didn't make China happy, either. Read More »

Memorial Day ceremonies, parades planned around region

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Brookfield: Annual Memorial Day procession forms at 9:30 a.m.at the former Brookfield Middle School, Grove Street. Participating will be Theodore Hoffman VFW Post 1769 and Auxiliary, Effingham; American Legion Post 924 and Auxiliary, Teutopolis; American Legion Post 120 and Auxiliary, Effingham and Disabled American Veterans Chapter 7 and Auxiliary, Effingham. Read More »

Census: Chicago's population drops 3rd year in a row

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Fourth-place Houston has 2,312,717 residents. The Census folks say that puts Bend at No. 12 among the 15 fastest-growing large cities and towns - nestled between the town of Flower Mound , Texas and the city of Cedar Park, Texas. Tulsa is the second-largest city in the state after Oklahoma City. New Braunfels and Pflugerville follow Frisco at Nos. And the US population grew by 2.3 million to 326 million, 0.7 percent growth. Read More »

Manchester Arena Attack: one year on

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The 24-year-old singer took to social media to send her love and warmth to the people in London through a series of tweets . "Today my thoughts and prayers are with those who were lost on that bad night, their loved ones who have so bravely battled to rebuild their lives; those who have courageously fought to overcome physical injury or mental scars; our first responders and emergency services and those volunteers and professionals who are continuing to help this community heal", May wrote. Read More »

North Korean Officials Reportedly Stood up a US Delegation in Singapore

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Pompeo told the House Foreign Affairs Committee in prepared testimony on Wednesday that a "bad deal" is not an option. "But we're talking right now". "If the right deal is not on the table, we will respectfully walk away". Those remarks came days after North Korea threatened to pull out of the summit altogether if the USA continued to demand the "unilateral" surrender of its nuclear weapons. Read More »

State Dept.: Employee in China suffers possible sonic attack

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The US embassy in China yesterday issued a health alert after a US government employee experienced an "abnormal" sound and suffered a mild brain injury in an incident reminiscent of a mysterious illness that hit diplomats in Cuba. government has about 2,000 employees posted to China. Although details on the Guangzhou employee's condition is unclear, Jinnie Lee, a US embassy spokeswoman in Beijing confirmed that the staffer had experienced a number of physical health symptoms over the ... Read More »

Pakistan on damage control mode over Sharif's interview

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He also spoke about how the trial of the accused involved in the attack was being deliberately delayed and how the global community was not willing to believe Pakistan's plaint of being a victim of terror because of the Pak military's support for terrorists who target India. Read More »

Total CEO says oil price could hit US$100 'in coming months'

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Toward 0950 GMT, a barrel of North Sea Brent briefly passed US$80 for the first time since November 2014. Asia's demand is at record highs and with rising prices its crude could cost US$1 trillion this year, about twice what it paid during the market lull of 2015/2016. Read More »

Nadal Dispatches Dzumhur To Advance In Rome

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Former world number one Novak Djokovic is also in the quarter-finals for the first time this year. "It's true that I had 15-40 and a couple of break points in the first game, 15-40 and a couple of break points in the second return game and I didn't make them". Read More »

New journalism pioneer Tom Wolfe dead at 88

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Wolfe edited a volume of work by himself and other prominent writers of the era, including Truman Capote , Joan Didion, Hunter S. Thompson, Norman Mailer , George Plimpton, titled " The New Journalism ". "They called my brilliant manuscript "journalistic" and 'reactionary, ' which means I must go through with a blue pencil and strike out all the laughs and anti-Red passages and slip in a little liberal merde, so to speak, just to sweeten it". Read More »

Putin Met With Assad in Sochi - Kremlin Spokesman

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A posting on the Syrian presidency's Facebook page said the two leaders consulted on various issues of mutual interest and the latest political and military developments in Syria . Indo-Russia cooperation in Shanghai Cooperation Organisation and Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (BRICS) issues are likely to be discussed. Read More »

Israel keeps Gaza residents 'caged in a toxic slum': UN's Zeid

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The Arab League also called for an worldwide investigation into the killings at an emergency meeting in Cairo on Thursday. A large number of Palestinians gathered to protest on the Gaza Strip's eastern border to commemorate the Nakba anniversary and protest the relocation of the United States embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, which overturned decades of American foreign policy. Read More »

Chief: Officer saved lives by facing school gunman

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Danny Langloss, Dixon City Manager tweeted "So grateful for the heroic actions of the Dixon police officer who stopped the armed gunman at Dixon high school". "His courageous actions saved a lot of lives", said Langloss, whose daughter was among the seniors in the gym. He says when officers went inside the school, students and staff had barricaded the doors to the classroom in an effort to keep an intruder out. Read More »

UK MPs still not satisfied with evidence submitted by Facebook

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More than a million of these victims are believed to be in the United Kingdom, but Mr Zuckerberg has so far refused to appear before British MPs, in a move they describe as "absolutely astonishing". Zuckerberg's visit comes as he is due to meet President Macron along with more than a dozen technology chief executives during a Tech for Good summit in Paris next week. Read More »

UN Security Council paralysed over Israel-Gaza violence

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The UAE has pledged $5 million (Dh18.4m) to provide urgent medicine for Palestinians injured in protests along the Gaza border on Monday. The mother of eight-month-old Leila al-Ghandour, a Palestinian child who died of tear gas inhalation during clashes in East Gaza the previous day, holds her at the morgue of al-Shifa hospital in Gaza City on May 15, 2018. Read More »

Researchers Uncover Two Hidden Pages in Anne Frank's Diary

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Anne wrote in her diary until she and her family were discovered by the Nazis in 1944 and deported to Auschwitz. At the time , Frank was 12 years old and curious about sex and relationships like other children her age. Some months after covering over the first entry "she emphasized the importance of good and thorough sex education, and she didn't understand why adults were so secretive about it", it added. Read More »

Race 3 Trailer: On Your Mark, Get Set, Go!

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Race 3 will be taking the action and thrill a notch higher in the third franchise. But I knew the format and I had to change the format. Effectively popularising pole dance with her act in the film past year, Jacqueline Fernandez started a trend followed by many Bollywood celebrities. Read More »

First Lady Melania Trump Sent To Hospital For Kidney Condition

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Reporting on Monday, the White House said that the First Lady had been sent to the hospital to be treated for a benign kidney condition, according to CBS News on Monday . "Thank you to all of the well-wishers!" he wrote in a tweet. Successful procedure, she is in good spirits. The White House withheld additional information about the first lady's condition, citing her right to privacy. Read More »