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France criticizes Turkish military intervention in Syria

It is better to notify everyone that France can not approve an accord that would have been prepared without the indispensable basis for a positive conclusion". Calling for an "immediate" ceasefire, he added: "For almost a year, Russian Federation has been supporting the regime of Bashar al-Assad, who is using this support to bomb rebels as well as civilian populations, which plays into the hands of extremists of all kinds".

Russian Federation refuses to hold Normandy talks at G20 summit, Kremlin says

Moreover, the boys are believed to have arranged the "clandestine" visit by themselves - on their own initiative - although exact details of how it came about remain unclear. "He was small in person but not in presence". One suggestion is that the meeting may have been facilitated by Father Tikhon Shevkunov, a Russian Orthodox abbot said to be close to Putin who reportedly spoke at Eton earlier this year.

Kaine says Trump 'choked' in Mexico meeting

A new Trump-branded white baseball cap, adorned with the slogan: "Make Mexico Great Again Also", was proudly presented at Trump rallies on Wednesday evening. Trump has also stoked fierce criticism in Mexico and in the Hispanic community at large for his at-times inflammatory rhetoric in discussing illegal immigration.

US Commander Denounces 'Provocative' Iranian Guard Maneuvers in Persian Gulf

Further, since July, there have been 11 unsafe confrontations, according to the data, in a sign of increasing Iranian aggression in the Persian Gulf and Strait of Hormuz. One Iranian boat came within 200 yards of the USS Tempest . The US defense official said that in Tuesday's incident the USS Nitze tried to communicate with the Iranian vessels 12 times, but received no response .

Apple tax: Tim Cook open letter to Europe condemns £11bn European Union ruling

Ms Vestager found the two tax rulings issued by Ireland on the use of two Irish incorporated companies of the Apple group - Apple Sales International and Apple Operations Europe - did not reflect economic reality. In a response Tuesday, it accused the European Union competition authorities of ignoring worldwide and Irish tax law and seeking to scare foreign investment out of Europe.

Iraq requests new Saudi envoy after assassination remarks

Since then they have slowly re-established a formal relationship and Saudi Arabia opened its embassy in Baghdad for the first time in decades in December 2015. He tweeted that the ministry was "asking its Saudi counterpart to replace the ambassador of the Saudi Arabian Kingdom in Baghdad ". In 2011, United States authorities said they had disrupted an Iranian plot to assassinate the Saudi ambassador to Washington at the time.

Hobbyists, industry welcome new FAA drone rules

Huerta said at a news conference that the rules governing the operation of small commercial drones are created to protect safety without stifling innovation. "These drones are not toys", he said. Industry officials at a congressional briefing on August 24 predicted insurance, construction, agriculture and electrical power companies, which have been cautiously exploring applications for unmanned aircraft, would now leap into such operations.

California Lawmakers Pass Bill Inspired by Brock Turner's Sexual Assault Case

His statements in court centered his blame on his victim's intoxication, never on the fact that he was caught sexually assaulting a woman red-handed. Convicted rapist Brock Turner will be released from prison after serving only half of his extremely lenient sentence based on "good behavior".

Israel lashes back after UN envoy's comments on settlements

Israeli military forces demolished nine Palestinian houses and structures in separate parts of the occupied West Bank as the Tel Aviv regime presses ahead with its aggressive policies against Palestinians. Since that time, some 120 settlements have been erected in the West Bank, now home to about 400,000 people. Mladenov said the Quartet had noted that Palestinians living in Area C and East Jerusalem were disproportionately denied Israeli building permits.

Fake Mount Everest Climb

The government though punished the Indian couple for violating the provisions of the mountaineering regulation has not recommended any action against its officials who recommended and provided them the certificates by endorsing the fake claims.

Chargers announce they've signed Joey Bosa to 4-year deal

Bosa was the third overall pick of the 2016 NFL Draft and has been expected to play a key role in the Chargers' defense. But it won't end tomorrow. The Chargers used their last press release to shame Joey Bosa for not signing their most generous offer.

North Korea calls diplomat defector 'human scum'

As both Seoul and Pyongyang remain tight-lipped about Thae Yong-ho, the North Korean diplomat who defected from the London embassy earlier this year, an unofficial mouthpiece of the North was said to have accused the South Korean government of "bribing or coercing" Thae into making the escape.

Burkini clash sets tone for France's presidential campaign

France's top administrative court has overturned Friday Aug. 26, 2016 a town burkini ban amid shock and anger worldwide after some Muslim women were ordered to remove body-concealing garments on French Riviera beaches. Nicolas Sarkozy has taken the issue one step further as he kicks off his campaign for the presidency in 2017, saying he would impose a nationwide burkini ban.

Head of Brazil's Supreme Court Refuses to Grant Rousseff Defense Requests

Brazil's suspended President Dilma Rousseff arrives at a rally in Brasilia, Brazil, Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016. Rousseff regards the impeachment proceedings as an illegal coup attempt. She is also accused of manipulating the government's budget deficit and interfering with government accounts. Investors are concerned Temer might give in to pressure for spending increases such as pay hikes for public employees, including the nation's judges, a demand supported by Lewandowski.

Leipzig signs highly-rated Scotland midfielder Oliver Burke

The club were founded in 2009 after an initiative by Red Bull, who purchased the playing right of fifth division side SSV Markranstadt, with an aim of reaching the Bundesliga within eight years. Burke added to his growing reputation by scoring in Forest's 3-1 win over Leeds. "He fits with out philosophy". "This transfer is important, especially because several top clubs were interested".

Texas man charged with beheading wife after police visit

On Thursday afternoon the family of Natalie Lippard used the word "miracle" to describe what they are now praying for. After the homicide, Dauzat was arrested and charged with murder. This time, at around 11:00 a.m., he told police that he had once again been contacted by Davie. Police had been to the residence about two hours before Natasha Dauzat was killed, according to KWTX .

Russia downplays conflict with US over Syria weapons report

Syria agreed to destroy its chemical weapons in 2013 under a deal brokered by Moscow and Washington. "Without accountability, the cycle of abuses in Syria by all parties to the conflict-whether by chemical or conventional weapons-will continue unabated", he said.

King: 'Happy to hear' Trump clarify immigration policy

In recent days, Trump has been aggressively trying to shed the label of racist, which his campaign and supporters say is unfair and unmerited. Views of immigrants have shifted over time , but remain conflicted, said Mark Lopez of Pew.

Drug task force officer shot, killed in Tennessee; suspect in custody

When the officers arrived, they parked around 70 yards behind the house and were able to take the victim of the domestic disturbance, Stalans' father, to a safe area. "At the time, deputies did not have probable cause to arrest Brian Stalans", according to the Sheriff's Office. He says the suspect wasn't hit and was taken into custody.

Burkini Ban Dropped Based On Breach Of Civil Liberties

Imposed in the name of secularism, perhaps France's most sacred ideal, the highly controversial burkini bans - now affecting 25 French towns and cities besides Villeneuve-Loubet, which the court primarily addressed - prohibit Muslim women from wearing full-bodied bathing suits created to respect traditional codes of modesty on the beach.

United States has 'no excuse' to keep coup suspect Gulen - Erdogan

He reiterated that Turkey does not accept the existence of a new Kurdish formation on its southern border, which is considered a huge threat to its security. U.S. Vice President Joe Biden arrived in Ankara on Wednesday, becoming the first top U.S. official to visit Turkey since the bloody coup attempt. The formal extradition request for his alleged involvement in the coup will be submitted next week, Turkish Justice Minister Bekir Bozdag said Wednesday.

Turkey: Assad can be part of transition in Syria

Syria Democratic Forces fighters carry their weapons in a village on the outskirts of al-Shadadi town, Hasakah countryside, Syria February 19, 2016. Incirlik military base is used by the United States and shelters combat planes of the US-led coalition launching airstrikes in Syria and Iraq against the Daesh group outlawed in many countries, including Russian Federation.

Road to Yellowstone South Entrance closed by fire

The blaze in Grand Teton has burned about 11 square miles since lightning sparked it last month, forcing about 50 people to flee a lodge and cabin operation and several campgrounds. Investigators were seeking the cause of the blaze that broke out a week ago. The Boundary fire, 192 acres, is 85 percent contained. Meanwhile, a 58-square-mile fire that destroyed 105 homes in Southern California is nearly entirely contained and all evacuation orders have been lifted.

Turkey strikes IS and Kurdish positions in Syria ahead of offensive

A day after Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan blamed a 12- 14-year-old child for a suicide attack at a Kurdish wedding in Gaziantep city, Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım said Monday that officials can not verify if the perpetrator was a minor or an adult.

Mehbooba Mufti warns against divisive forces

Contending that the unrest in Kashmir was "pre-planned", Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Monday said a "handful of people" were deliberately keeping the Valley on the boil while 95 per cent people were peace-loving and should not be punished for the fault of 5 per cent.

One dead, 29 injured in Thailand blast

Pictures from social media have emerged showing the remains of a building and a fire raging inside. "We believe there are at least 20 people involved in this network", Jakthip said in a Mirror report. The twin bomb attack targeted a busy street filled with bars and restaurants. A spokesperson from the Foreign and Commonwealth Office said: "Bomb and grenade attacks have been indiscriminate, including in places visited by expatriates and foreign travellers".

Who needs Netflix? Not North Korea - they just launched Manbang

North Korea is confiscating portable media players called "notels" for fear they have helped spread scandalous videos of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, a USA -based media report said Tuesday, citing sources in the North. There will also be Russian- and even English-language content, and everything will of course be run through the state's internet filters. His defection comes amid a string of similar North Korean defections, including 12 waitresses who worked at a restaurant in China ...

Kirk: Obama 'acting like drug dealer in chief' in Iran deal

The Obama administration said the money was part of a settlement dating back to 1979. Kirk has been an outspoken critic of President Obama's dealings with Iran. Republican senator Mark Kirk said on Sunday that Barack Obama was "acting like the drug dealer-in-chief" when his administration used the delivery of a $400m payment to Iran as what it called "leverage".

Orange is the new black, ramen is the new cigarette

Food-quantity changes, as well as the basic quality of food offered to inmates, have driven black-market food purchases at prisons. The form of money is not something that changes often or easily, even in the prison underground economy; it takes a major issue or shock to initiate such a change .

Wrestling: Mongolians strip off in protest after their man loses

Before the match, as the Associated Press first reported, the global federation removed three officials and suspended them indefinitely after a dicey decision went against Puerto Rican Franklin Gomez - and in favor of Navruzov, the same wrestler who benefited from the call that so incensed the Mongolian coaches.