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The determination is expected to draw strong protest from Beijing . Countries in Tier 3 may be penalized with economic sanctions, although the President has the authority to wave those sanctions. "Official complicity in trafficking crimes remained a serious problem, yet the government did not make efforts to investigate, prosecute, and convict allegedly complicit law enforcement, border, and manpower officials", the State Department report said.
  • Morocco To Send Food To Qatar Amidst Gulf Diplomatic Crisis

    Morocco To Send Food To Qatar Amidst Gulf Diplomatic Crisis

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    What's behind Qatar-Gulf freeze? Iran is a Shia-led country that rivals Saudi Arabia for regional influence. The US President insists Qatar funds and supports terrorism at a high level. Qatar Ports Management Company (Mwani Qatar) has launched new direct shipping services to Oman's Sohar Port, in a bid to avoid the recent blockade imposed on the country by other Gulf nations.
  • Macron's party leads in French parliamentary elections

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    We have not yet entered the aftermath of the reinvention of French politics, even as the presidential elections have finished. His party put forward 266 women candidates, while 219 come from outside politics. The BBC's Hugh Schofield in Paris said everything suggested Mr Macron has won another crushing victory, with the only significant opposition coming from the centre-right Republicans.
  • New Zealand wins 5th straight vs Oracle in America's Cup

    New Zealand wins 5th straight vs Oracle in America's Cup

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    New Zealand had a four-second lead. The American team began with a one-point advantage after winning the earlier qualifying regatta, which was erased by New Zealand's race-one win. "Today was really just the boys polishing up on sailing the boat accurately and manoeuvres", Jones told the New Zealand Herald's Dana Johannsen in Bermuda.
  • Funeral to be held for United States student imprisoned by N. Korea

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    The comments published by KCNA were North Korea's first reaction to Otto Warmbier's death in a U.S. hospital on Monday [Tuesday NZ Time] after it released him for what it called humanitarian reasons. This week former National Basketball Association star Dennis Rodman claimed he was responsible for helping get the 22-year-old finally released. There may be no good options in dealing with North Korea; we have almost 30,000 American troops stationed just miles away from the Demilitarized ...
  • 'American Horror Story' Season 7 Adds Arrow's Colton Haynes

    'American Horror Story' Season 7 Adds Arrow's Colton Haynes

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    According to Murphy (via THR ), Colton Haynes has signed up for Season 7 of F/X's anthology series, which should be dropping during its usual pre-Halloween time. We'll be interested to see how Haynes fits into things once the series picks back up again with all new episodes! American Horror Story Season 7 will premiere in September.
  • World in same 'asana' as India

    World in same 'asana' as India

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    Lucknow is holding celebration for International Yoga day and Prime Minister Narendra Modi and UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath started the celebration with nearly 50,000 participants joining them. "Its inclusion as World Intangible Cultural Heritage by UNESCO underlines its global significance, benefits for the entire humanity and growing reach", Swaraj said while addressing a gathering of diplomats at Pravasi Bhartiya Kendra here on the occasion of 3rd International Day of Yoga.
  • A timeline of events in the Brendan Dassey case

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    Supreme Court. A three-judge panel from the Chicago-based 7th Circuit on Thursday upheld the magistrate's decision to overturn his conviction. Dassey and his uncle Steven Avery were sentenced to life in prison for the murder of freelance photographer Halbach on Halloween of 2005.
  • Trump Disputes Russian Interference In 2016 Election

    Trump Disputes Russian Interference In 2016 Election

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    Russian hackers targeted 21 U.S. states' election systems in the 2016 presidential race, a USA official told Congress on Wednesday, but a former official testified that a video of Donald Trump bragging of sexual conquests distracted attention from Washington's warnings.