All News - 12 August 2017

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News24.com | Texas set to restrict insurance coverage for abortion

12 August 2017 23:32:33 News24 World

The Republican-controlled Texas Legislature is poised to restrict insurance coverage for abortions over the objections of opponents who are decrying that no exception would be made in cases of rape or incest.

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Michiru Madrid bow out of Carlsberg Cup

12 August 2017 23:30:57 Malawi Nyasa Times – Malawi breaking news in Malawi

Resilient Blantyre based second tier league side, Michiru Madrid, are out of the Carlsberg Cup after being walloped 4 nil by giants, Moyale Barracks, in a quarter final match played at Mzuzu Stadium on Saturday.... The post Michiru Madrid bow out of Carlsberg Cup appeared first on Malawi Nyasa Times - Malawi breaking news in Malawi .

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News24.com | Trump again cites 'military' option against North Korea

12 August 2017 23:19:19 News24 World

US President Donald Trump and his French counterpart pledged in a phone call to work to denuclearise North Korea, but Trump again spoke of possible "military measures" if other steps fail.

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Sri Lanka Urges Diaspora InSwitzerland To Return Home

12 August 2017 23:00:17 The Sunday Leader

Sri Lanka urged the Sri Lankan diasporas in Switzerland to return home and contribute to the development of the country. Minister of Prison Reforms, Rehabilitation, Resettlement and Hindu Religious Affairs, D.M. Swaminathan noted that there are around 50,000 Sri Lankans in Switzerland. He says the Sri Lankans in Switzerland continue to make a significant contribution

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GTF Dismayed At Delay To Ensure Accountability

12 August 2017 23:00:17 The Sunday Leader

The Global Tamil Forum (GTF) yesterday said it was dismayed that more than eight years after the end of war, Sri Lanka has yet to demonstrate that it is genuinely committed to addressing the accountability issues occurred during the brutal armed conflict. Despite twice co-sponsoring UNHRC resolutions calling for comprehensive transitional justice measures, the present

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Swaraj Meets Senanayake, Discusses Bilateral Issues

12 August 2017 23:00:17 The Sunday Leader

Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Vasantha Senanayake had talks in Nepal on the sidelines of the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) meeting. According to the Sri Lankan Ambassador to Nepal Wellage Swarnalatha Parera, the meeting was a courtesy meeting but both

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Lankans Fight Back After Rahul-Dhawan Show

12 August 2017 23:00:17 The Sunday Leader

Sri Lanka’s bowlers fought back admirably in the latter half of the opening day of the Third and final test to share the day’s honours after it seemed that they would be totally blown away. After being punished by India’s openers in a 188-run stand, the hosts took six wickets for 141 as India ended

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Govt. To Be Taken To Court On Polls

12 August 2017 23:00:17 The Sunday Leader

Legal action is to be filed against the government over the delay to hold the Local Government (LG) elections. The People’s Action for Free and Fair Elections (PAFFREL) said that it will file the case as it seems the government is intentionally postponing the elections. PAFFREL Executive Director Rohana Hettiarachchi told The Sunday Leader that

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New Regulations By Sathosa To Clear Sugar

12 August 2017 23:00:17 The Sunday Leader

Sathosa is to follow new regulations when clearing sugar imported into the country following the recent discovery of cocaine in a container with sugar. Lanka Sathosa Chairman T. M. K. B. Tennakoon told The Sunday Leader that the new regulations will be introduced in order to prevent cocaine being smuggled into the market. Recently a

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UNF Considers Split From Coalition

12 August 2017 23:00:17 The Sunday Leader

The United National Front (UNF) led by the United National Party (UNP) is considering forming its own government after December 31, sources said. Well informed sources said that the UNF is unhappy with the recent actions of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) which have been fueled by the joint opposition. Sources said that Prime

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MR, SLFP JO Members To Take SLPP Membership

12 August 2017 23:00:17 The Sunday Leader

by Indika Sri Aravinda Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa and Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) parliament members of the Joint Opposition (JO) have decided to join the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP). Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna Chairman, former Foreign Minister Professor G. L. Peiris told The Sunday Leader that 22 SLFP parliament members have so far

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Rejuvenate The Yahapalanaya Govt.

12 August 2017 23:00:17 The Sunday Leader

Propaganda ghouls have announced driving the Nth+1 last nail into the Yahapalanaya coffin but the government is not dead as they may have wished and is quite alive and kicking. Most democratic governments have their debacles but they cannot be counted out. In the United States, six months in office, President Donald Trump can’t get legislation

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First Autopsy Report On Lasantha Murder Issued To Mislead Probe

12 August 2017 23:00:17 The Sunday Leader

by Nirmala Kannangara It has now proved that the first autopsy report of the Founding Editor of The Sunday Leader newspaper, Lasantha Manilal Wickrematunge had been issued to mislead investigations, similar to that of former Havelock Sports Club Captain Wasim Thajudeen. On Thursday, August 10 the second postmortem report of Wickrematunge was produced before the

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Mo Farah fails to claim 5,000m gold at London 2017 as Muktar Edris triumphs in ...

12 August 2017 22:53:56 WN.com - World News

MO FARAH was unable to round off his brilliant track career in style as he failed to claim the world 5,000 metres title at London 2017. Farah had been hoping to win his 11th major title by completing a World Championships double following his thrilling win in the 10,000m seven days ago....

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Advocates stage first big Texas protest against border wall

12 August 2017 22:53:56 WN.com - World News

Hundreds of protesters wearing white and chanting in English and Spanish marched Saturday in Texas' first major protest against a border wall ......

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Trump says ‘no place’ in US for violence seen in Virginia

12 August 2017 22:53:56 WN.com - World News

clashes between white nationalists and counter-protesters, led the governor to declare a state of emergency and police to order people to disperse ......

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The Latest: 1 dead, 19 injured in downtown Charlottesville

12 August 2017 22:53:56 WN.com - World News

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The Latest on the white nationalist rally being held in Charlottesville (all times local): 3:45 p.m. A hospital official says one person has died and 19 were injured after a car plowed into a group of protesters in Charlottesville. University of Virginia Medical Center spokeswoman Angela Taylor confirmed the death to The Associated Press. The mayor of Charlottesville said via Twitter on Saturday that he is "heartbroken" to announce that a "life has been lost." He did not provide details. Witnesses say a car plowed into a crowd of people who were protesting the rally, which was held by white nationalists who oppose the removal of a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert...

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The Latest: Venezuelan opposition mum on Trump military talk

12 August 2017 22:53:56 WN.com - World News

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The latest on Venezuela's political crisis (all times local): 4:05 p.m. Donald Trump's talk of a "military option" for Venezuela may have drawn rebuke from several foreign governments, some even critical of President Nicolas Maduro, but so far it has been met with a resounding silence from the Venezuelan opposition. A few hundred opponents of Maduro marched Saturday in eastern Caracas to protest the recent jailing of several opposition mayors. Demonstrations that a few weeks ago attracted hundreds of thousands of people have petered out since the government succeeded in seating a constitutional assembly. Now many fear Trump's remarks will bolster Maduro's claim that...

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Virginia city rocked by white nationalist protests; 1 dead

12 August 2017 22:53:56 WN.com - World News

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — A car plowed into a crowd of people peacefully protesting a white nationalist rally Saturday in a Virginia college town, killing one person and sending at least 26 others to hospitals. An Associated Press reporter saw at least one person on the ground receiving medical treatment immediately after the car careened into the line of several hundred people. The driver was arrested. Matt Korbon, a 22-year-old University of Virginia student, said counter-protesters were marching when "suddenly there was just this tire screeching sound." A silver sedan smashed into another car, then backed up, plowing through "a sea of people." People scattered, running for safety in...

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Will replace Pak's flawed system with new law: Sharif

12 August 2017 22:53:56 WN.com - World News

Pakistan's sacked premier Nawaz Sharif said today he will strive hard to replace the country's old and "flawed" system with a new law which will put an end to the unceremonious ouster of the prime ministers. Sharif told his supporters at the last leg of his four- day homecoming from Islamabad in Lahore that his party's government was going to initiate efforts to bring new Constitution and fully...

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Trump orders probe of China's intellectual property rules: officials

12 August 2017 22:53:56 WN.com - World News

Trump orders probe of China's intellectual property rules: officials... ......

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Trump condemns 'violence on many sides' after car hits Charlottesville counter-protesters

12 August 2017 22:53:56 WN.com - World News

Donald Trump condemned “violence on many sides” in Charlottesville, Virginia, which resulted in at least one fatality after a car ran into a crowd of counter-protesters. The clashes in Charlottesville started after white nationalists planned a rally around a statue of the Confederate general Robert E Lee that is slated to be removed. Speaking at a previously scheduled event in Bedminster, New Jersey, to discuss healthcare for veterans, Trump said: “I should put out a comment as to what’s...

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Jessica Biel eats clean

12 August 2017 22:53:56 WN.com - World News

Los Angeles, Aug 13 (IANS) Actress Jessica Biel tries to eat "really clean", but still has cheat days where she "goes big". "I don't really do anything super special with my diet. I try to eat really clean... fruits and vegetables, fish, etc. Don't...

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Bomb blast kills 15 in southwestern Pakistan

12 August 2017 22:53:56 WN.com - World News

QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) —...

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One killed after car ploughs into anti-white nationalist protesters in Virginia

12 August 2017 22:53:56 WN.com - World News

One person has died and 19 others were injured after a car ploughed into a group of anti-white nationalist protesters in Charlottesville, Virginia. University of Virginia Medical Centre...

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Venezuela rejects Trump talk of 'military option'

12 August 2017 22:53:56 WN.com - World News

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela's government energetically rejected U.S. President Donald Trump's talk of a potential "military option" to resolve the country's political crisis on Saturday, calling it the most egregious act of belligerence against Venezuela in a century and ......

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Suicide bomber kills 15 in southwestern Pakistan

12 August 2017 22:53:56 WN.com - World News

QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — A suicide bomber on a motorcycle targeted a military truck Saturday with a bomb killing eight soldiers and seven civilians in the southwestern city of Quetta, an official and the military said. ......

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The Latest: Mercosur opposes 'military option' on Venezuela

12 August 2017 22:53:56 WN.com - World News

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The Latest on Venezuela's political crisis (all times local): ......

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Iowa woman accused of dumping baby in trash pleads guilty

12 August 2017 22:53:55 WN.com - World News

An Iowa woman accused of leaving her newborn for dead in a trash can has pleaded guilty to reduced charges. The Press-Citizen reports that 24-year-old Ashley Hautzenrader pleaded guilty Friday ......

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Massive blast in Pakistan kills 17, scores injured

12 August 2017 22:53:55 WN.com - World News

At least 17 people were killed and around 14 injured in a powerful blast targeting a military truck in Pakistan's Quetta on Saturday evening. The high-intensity blast occurred in a parking lot near Pishin bus stop which is in ......

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