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Talleh: Nusra’s bomb wearing pragmatist in Qalamoun

28 July 2017 00:24:51 The Daily Star >> News

As a cease-fire in Arsal paused fighting Friday, the local commander of Jabhat Fatah al-Sham – previously known as the Nusra Front – was poised to leave Lebanon with his fighters to Syria’s Idlib.

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Indonesia orangutan sanctuary says villagers encroaching

27 July 2017 23:47:03 WN.com - World News

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — A conservation group says nearly a fifth of the forest in an orangutan sanctuary on the Indonesian part of Borneo has been taken over by people, threatening efforts to rehabilitate the critically endangered great apes for release into the wild. People thought to have migrated from other parts of Indonesia have occupied part of the sanctuary, cut down trees and planted crops including palm...

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Troubled trucking firm faces scrutiny after Texas deaths

27 July 2017 23:47:03 WN.com - World News

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The trucking company linked to the recent deadly human smuggling case in Texas had promoted itself as an American success: a family firm whose hard-working drivers helped keep the U.S. economy running. But behind that image was a cutthroat business that flouted federal laws for years, yet managed to stay afloat despite financial troubles and tangles with prosecutors, regulators and tax collectors, according to public records and interviews with former drivers. Now, Pyle Transportation faces the biggest threat to its survival yet after one of its contract drivers was charged Monday in the deaths of 10 immigrants found in a sweltering Pyle trailer in San Antonio's...

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Deaths in Venezuela unrest hit 101 as polarizing vote nears

27 July 2017 23:47:03 WN.com - World News

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Days before a polarizing vote to start rewriting its constitution, Venezuela is convulsing to a rhythm of daytime strikes and nocturnal clashes. The most recent violence drove the death toll from nearly four months of unrest above 100 Thursday. Most of the dead in anti-government protests that began in early April have been young men killed by gunfire. The toll also includes looters, police allegedly attacked by protesters and civilians killed in accidents related to roadblocks set up during demonstrations. The count by the county's chief prosecutor has been highly politicized, with the opposition and other government agencies reporting varying tolls and causes of...

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English-speaking world's 'most powerful book critic' stepping down to write about Donald Trump

27 July 2017 23:47:03 WN.com - World News

A woman described as the most influential book critic in the English-speaking world, is stepping down because she wants to instead write about politics and culture under the...

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Libyan request for troops may be ‘turning point’ in Italian migrant situation

27 July 2017 23:47:03 WN.com - World News

Divided lawmakers will consider sending Italian naval units to Libya to help curb the migrant traffic. ......

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Iran rocket test: space program boon or nuclear handwringer?

27 July 2017 23:47:03 WN.com - World News

Iran’s successful test of a...

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Pakistan council orders ‘revenge rape’ of girl

27 July 2017 23:47:03 WN.com - World News

Pakistani police have arrested 25 members of an informal village council accused of ordering the rape of a 16-year-old girl as revenge for her brother’s alleged sexual assault of another girl. ......

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‘Born free’: Kabul pulls down blast walls

27 July 2017 23:47:03 WN.com - World News

The blast walls that cut through Kabul like ramparts are being pulled down, part of a counterintuitive makeover by local officials who argue the move will give the city’s war-weary residents a psychological boost. ......

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Anti-migrant ship held in Cyprus

27 July 2017 23:47:03 WN.com - World News

A ship an anti-migrant group planned to use as part of its campaign to protect Europe’s shores from mass migration has been detained in Cyprus while the status of a group of Sri Lankans on board is being investigated. ......

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Death toll rises as Venezuela strike enters second day

27 July 2017 23:47:03 WN.com - World News

Venezuela’s opposition kicked off a second day of a general strike Thursday after a day of street protests left three people dead, in an intensifying showdown over President Nicolas Maduro’s plan to rewrite the nation’s constitution. ......

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Amazon’s Jeff Bezos becomes world’s richest person

27 July 2017 23:47:03 WN.com - World News

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos became the world’s richest person Thursday as a jump in the U.S. tech giant’s share price enabled him to overtake Microsoft founder Bill Gates, Forbes magazine estimated. ......

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U.S.-backed Syrian fighters now control almost half of Islamic State’s de facto capital Raqqa

27 July 2017 23:47:03 WN.com - World News

RAQQA, Syria — U.S.-backed Syrian fighters have captured almost half of the Islamic State group’s de facto capital of Raqqa, but the push into the city in northern Syria has slowed due to stiff resistance and large amounts of explosives planted by the extremists, a spokeswoman for the fighters and monitors said Thursday. ......

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Steps taken towards genetically modified humans after scientists edit embryos

27 July 2017 23:47:03 WN.com - World News

The groundbreaking study could be a step towards edited DNA (Picture: Getty) Scientists have taken a step towards creating genetically modified humans after American researchers edited embryos for the first time. The groundbreaking research, which is said to prove that human...

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German automakers face class actions over price-fixing

27 July 2017 23:47:03 WN.com - World News

German automakers face class actions over price-fixing... ......

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P&G reports better results as it fends off activist challenge

27 July 2017 23:47:03 WN.com - World News

P&G reports better results as it fends off activist challenge... ......

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Britain seeks post-Brexit trade deal with Mexico

27 July 2017 23:47:03 WN.com - World News

Britain seeks post-Brexit trade deal with Mexico... ......

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US oil firm Halliburton to pay $30 mn to settle Angola bribery case

27 July 2017 23:47:03 WN.com - World News

US oil firm Halliburton to pay $30 mn to settle Angola bribery case... ......

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Pakistani 'revenge rape' order by village council prompts 25 arrests

27 July 2017 23:47:03 WN.com - World News

A Pakistani village's "eye for an eye" mentality prompted 25 arrests after local leaders applied the same standard to a rape case. Multan City Police say the recent rape of a 12-year-old girl by a 16-year-old boy brought Rajapur elders together in a traditional gathering known as jirgas or panchayats. ... ......

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West Virginia to get more flood relief money

27 July 2017 23:47:03 WN.com - World News

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - West Virginia's congressional delegation says the state will get another $42 million in federal flood relief. Sens. Joe Manchin and Shelley Moore Capito say the Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery funding follows $107 million in previous federal aid for recovery from the June 2016 storm. ... ......

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N. Idaho GOP condemns Risch, Crapo on Russia sanctions

27 July 2017 23:47:03 WN.com - World News

BOISE, Idaho (AP) - The Kootenai County Republican Central Committee narrowly passed a resolution on Tuesday night favoring friendlier relations with Russia and condemning the Russian sanctions bill that was sponsored by Idaho GOP Sen. Mike Crapo and passed overwhelmingly by both the U.S. House and Senate. The resolution denounces ... ......

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Shell preparing for world economy that shifts away from oil

27 July 2017 23:47:03 WN.com - World News

LONDON (AP) -- Royal Dutch Shell is planning for the day when demand for oil starts fading as major economies move away from oil and increasingly turn to electric-powered cars, Chief Executive Ben van Beurden said Thursday. Van Beurden welcomed recent proposals to phase out passenger vehicles powered by fossil fuels in Britain and France, saying they are needed to combat global warming. Shell is looking at "very aggressive scenarios" as it makes plans to remain competitive in a world that gets more of its energy from renewable sources and less from crude oil, or "liquids," he said. "The most...

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UN: Cyprus rivals need to keep commitment

27 July 2017 23:47:03 WN.com - World News

The UN Security Council has unanimously approved a resolution encouraging Greek and Turkish Cypriots "to sustain their commitment" to reunifying the divided Mediterranean island. ......

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Chinese billionaire convicted in United Nations bribery case

27 July 2017 23:47:03 WN.com - World News

NEW YORK A Chinese billionaire who wanted to build a United Nations center in Macau and was accused of illegally paying hundreds of thousands of dollars to U.N. ambassadors to make it happen was convicted at his bribery trial on Thursday. The verdict was returned in Manhattan federal court against Ng Lap Seng, one of China's richest men. Ng was convicted of bribery, conspiracy and money laundering charges. Prosecutors presented evidence that Ng from 2010 to 2015 bribed two U.N. ambassadors with hundreds of thousands of dollars to support his project to...

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Polish prosecutors summon EU leader Tusk for questioning

27 July 2017 23:47:02 WN.com - World News

WARSAW, Poland A lawyer for Donald Tusk says the European Union leader has been summoned for questioning as a witness in a Polish investigation next week and...

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3 accused of pimping teens in California trafficking ring

27 July 2017 23:47:02 WN.com - World News

Three people have been charged with pimping eight teens for commercial sex work in a ring that operated in California, Nevada and Texas, authorities said Thursday. The teens, between 15 ......

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'Honey, you've been scammed,' she was told as she lost her home of 30 years

27 July 2017 23:47:02 WN.com - World News

Barbara Barkley is 4 feet 10 inches tall. So she designed her home in Chesapeake, Va., just for herself, with all the counters and handles lowered. People told her the ......

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The Latest: Court asked to hold off on fracking rule

27 July 2017 23:47:02 WN.com - World News

The Latest on a federal appeal over hydraulic fracturing rules (all times local): 2:35 p.m. The Trump administration is asking three federal appeals court judges in Denver to hold off ......

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Same-sex domestic violence court win has unintended problem

27 July 2017 23:47:02 WN.com - World News

Both sides in a South Carolina case that decided same-sex couples should get the same domestic violence protection as heterosexual couples are asking the state's high court to set aside ......

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Rust Belt Wisconsin looks to fill high-skill jobs at Foxconn

27 July 2017 23:47:02 WN.com - World News

A Rust Belt state that built a manufacturing legacy through assembly-line jobs will have to quickly transition to a more highly skilled workforce now that Foxconn has selected Wisconsin as ......

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