• About 80 goats take over Idaho neighborhood

    About 80 goats take over Idaho neighborhood

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    Photos from the scene indicated they were doing as goats do: busily stripping rose bushes, nibbling ivy off trees and mowing lawns. The couple who owns the goats told the Statesman it owns about 500 of the animals in all. Wow. Who needs landscapers when you can just rent a goat? The (human) kids in the neighborhood didn't seem to mind. We're talking goats , people.
  • Denmark issues first face veil fine after tussle

    Denmark issues first face veil fine after tussle

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    In accordance with the law, the 28-year-old was asked by police to either remove her veil or leave the public space. They also told her to either remove her veil or leave the public area, but she made a decision to keep her headwear on. Should the woman refuse to pay the 1,000 kroner fine, the case will be sent on to the courts. Around 13-hundred people - mostly women - sported masks, niqabs and full-body burqas, as they marched, .
  • Israel Seizes Swedish Activist Ship Bound for Gaza Strip

    Israel Seizes Swedish Activist Ship Bound for Gaza Strip

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    Unconfirmed reports have recently emerged that Hamas, the ruling party in Gaza, was holding talks with Egyptian officials to broker an agreement with Israel to loosen its 11-year blockade. 'We do not want war and we are determined to spare our people in Gaza a new war, ' he said. According to the Hamas-run health ministry in the Strip, most of the protesters were injured by IDF snipers during "March of Return" demonstrations east of Gaza City and in Khan Younis.
  • President Trump’s Feud With The Koch Brothers Escalates

    President Trump’s Feud With The Koch Brothers Escalates

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    Trump wrote, after highlighting Koch's remarks on Twitter. Trump's public attacks against Koch and his brother David, who recently retired, highlight a growing divide between the populist base of the Republican Party represented by the President and the business-minded wing that for years has relied heavily on the Koch brothers' financial support and influence.
  • Red alerts for Portugal, Spain amid 'extreme heat'

    Red alerts for Portugal, Spain amid 'extreme heat'

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    Medical staff and firefighters are on standby until the end of the weekend. Beaches around Lisbon were packed as people tried to escape the heat. Almost 700 firefighters and 10 water-dumping aircraft are fighting the biggest outbreak, which has burned almost 1,000 hectacres near the town of Monchique in the southern Algarve region, an area popular with tourists.
  • Russian helicopter crash in northern Siberia kills 18: ministry

    Russian helicopter crash in northern Siberia kills 18: ministry

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    As a result it fell, broke apart and caught fire", aviation watchdog Rosaviatsia said. Why the tragic incident took place is being investigated. In Russia, the helicopter operator predominantly works with oil and gas companies, transporting people and cargo for clients including Gazprom, Shell and Rosneft.
  • Ivanka Trump: Family separations were a 'low point'

    Ivanka Trump: Family separations were a 'low point'

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    Senior Advisor to the President Ivanka Trump said she is "very vehemently against" separating children from their parents who are caught illegally crossing the border, but she called on the federal government to be "very careful about incentivizing behavior" that could increase the risk of human trafficking.
  • Strikes at Hodeidah's main hospital result in multiple deaths and injuries

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    Saudi Arabia and some 20 of its allies, including the United Arab Emirates, Morocco and Sudan, launched a brutal war, code-named Operation Decisive Storm, against Yemen in March 2015 in an attempt to reinstall former Yemeni President Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi, a staunch ally of Riyadh, and crush the popular Houthi Ansarullah movement.
  • Thousands more evacuated from California's largest wildfire

    Thousands more evacuated from California's largest wildfire

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    The fire still threatens more than 12,000 structures, and over 3,000 fire personnel are assisting efforts. 'This is a particularly risky situation with extremely low humidity and high winds. A new report says the first firefighter, a California bulldozer operator, almost slipped off a steep mountain trail three times before his vehicle finally rolled into a ravine and fatally crushed him.
  • USA slaps sanctions on Russian bank over North Korea dealings

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    OFAC said it imposed sanctions on Agrosoyuz Commercial Bank, the Russian financial institution, for "knowingly conducting or facilitating a significant transaction" on behalf of Han Jang Su, the Moscow-based chief representative of Foreign Trade Bank (FTB), North Korea's primary foreign exchange bank.
  • China Warns of Retaliation if US Takes More Trade Steps

    China Warns of Retaliation if US Takes More Trade Steps

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    President Donald Trump has asked U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer to consider hiking the duties, which could be implemented as early as next month. China is trying to seek an "equal" position in future talks with the USA with today's retaliation announcement, said Gai Xinzhe, analyst at the Bank of China's Institute of International Finance in Beijing .
  • Denmark: Thousands march against veil ban

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    But Sabina, 21, who is studying to be a teacher, joined forces with other Muslim women who wear the veil to form "Kvinder I Dialog" (Women In Dialogue) to protest and raise awareness about why women should be allowed to express their identity in that way.
  • Former White House aide predicts showdown over border wall in December

    Former White House aide predicts showdown over border wall in December

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    Trump campaigned on the promise of building a wall to deter illegal immigration and making Mexico pay for it. Mexico has refused, leading Trump to look to US taxpayers to fund the endeavor instead, at least for now. Trump's shutdown threat immediately drew a response from Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell who said that any fights for wall funding would likely be postponed until after the election.
  • Asean foreign ministers meet, focus on N. Korea, S. China Sea

    Asean foreign ministers meet, focus on N. Korea, S. China Sea

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    Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu and his USA counterpart Mike Pompeo met in Singapore on Friday in a "constructive" meeting, according to a diplomatic source. Nevertheless, experts believe that Asian countries are likely to brush off USA sanctions and maintain business ties with Iran despite Washington's pressure to harm all trade ties with the Islamic Republic.