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Little Leaguers Booted From World Series Over Snapchat Post

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Atlee head coach, Chris Mardigian, later speaking to RVA Sports Network , said that the girls posted the photo in response to several incidents of harassment that they had received from Kirkland members during the tournament. "Williamsport chose to disqualify us", said Atlee manager Scott Currie, referring to the Little League Office in Williamsport, Penn. Snapchat posts shows members of the team giving the middle finger with the caption, "watch out host". Read More »

ASEAN vexed by South China Sea disputes as Phnom Penh backs Beijing

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It said that planning for the next stage of the COC should be taken up during the joint working group meeting on the implementation of the Declaration on the Conduct of Parties in the South China Sea, which would be by the end August. "Our coastguards have been talking so there would be less navy ships and more coastguard ships in the area". The deal has dragged since 2002, with China resisting for much of the past six years. Read More »

United Nations Bans Key North Korea Exports Over Missile Tests

North Korea has been under United Nations sanctions since 2006 over its ballistic missile and nuclear programs. McMaster added that if North Korea fires an ICBM. We do have indications that China is extremely concerned about North Korea and extremely unhappy with the direction things are going. China has long remained the isolated North's largest trading partner , accounting for some 90 percent of its trade. Read More »

CoCo conquers CiCi: Vandeweghe returns to Stanford final

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Number three seed Keys won 6-3 6-2, ending her Spanish opponent's nine-match winning streak in the process. Her net errors often plagued her at the most crucial moments; disallowing her to convert a game point and also made yet another error on break point to allow Bellis to regain the lead. Read More »

In Asia : China scores diplomatic coup in sea row

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Also on the sidelines of the meeting, the Philippines was trying to release a statement suggesting it does not want USA involvement in dealing with territorial disputes in the South China Sea, a draft copy has shown. "In the true ASEAN way we were able to passionately argue our national interests", Cayetano said. "Our coastguards have been talking so there would be less navy ships and more coastguard ships in the area". Read More »

Happy Raksha Bandhan 2017: Top 10 Hindi songs to download on Rakhi

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Ravi ChandelBathinda, August 5As Raksha Bandhan, the festival depicting the bond of love between a brother and a sister, is just one day away, city markets are flooded with various types of rakhis. Sisters tying the sacred thread around the wrists of brothers is a symbol of attachment, meant to strengthen their bond of love. The preparations for Raksha Bandhan in each Hindu household begins way before the festival month arrives. Read More »

Terror attack at military base in Valencia averted: Venezuela Govt.

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An early morning anti-government attack at Fort Paramacay, Valencia, in the central Venezuelan state of Carabobo, was repelled by the Bolivarian National Armed Forces and several of those responsible were detained, according to National Constituent Assembly member and leader of the Socialist Party of Venezuela, Diosdado Cabello. Read More »

Two Chinese tourists arrested after Nazi salute at Berlin parliament building

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The Reichstag building, seat of the German lower house of parliament Bundestag, is seen on June 7, 2016 in Berlin . They were reported to have been posing and taking photographs of each other outside the famous landmark. It was here that the Nazi leader declared war against the United States in 1941. The Nazi party is banned in modern Germany, and its symbols and imagery can only be used for purposes such as teaching or historical research. Read More »

Okla. baby dies after being left in grandmother's vehicle

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A child is dead after being found, unresponsive Friday evening inside a vehicle parked at a Luther daycare center. The child's grandmother said she thought she dropped the girl at a daycare in the Oklahoma City metropolitan area on her way to work, according to Mark Opgrande, a spokesman with the Oklahoma County sheriff's office. Read More »

Atlantic high pressure to affect weekday weather

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Monday night: A low around 56, mostly clear. Highs will be around 90 with southwest winds 5 to 10 miles per hour. Friday night: 20 percent chance of showers, mostly cloudy with a low of about 61. Saturday will be partly sunny with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Thursday will be mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Read More »

Suspected Bangladeshi terrorist arrested in India

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A suspected Bangladeshi terrorist associated with Islamic extremist group Ansarullah Bangla Team (ABT) has been arrested by the Uttar Pradesh Anti Terrorist Squad from Muzaffarnagar. Initially, he lived in Deoband, but moved to Muzaffarnagar's Kutesara area last month. Fake Aadhar card, passport, 13 fake identity cards, bomb-making cookbook and jihadi-literature were also recovered. Read More »

US Justice Department not looking to charge journalists for leaks

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Reminded that President Trump - whose administration has been bedeviled by leaks - once reportedly asked ousted Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey to imprison reporters who release classified information, Rosenstein said, "We don't prosecute journalists for doing their jobs". Read More »

Mike Pence rips report he is considering run for presidency in 2020

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Though it is customary for vice presidents to keep a full political calendar, he has gone a step further, creating an independent power base, cementing his status as Mr. He said U.S. relations with Moscow were at an "all-time" low and blamed lawmakers for it. Vice President Pence and White House staffers rushed on Sunday to shoot down a report that President Trump's number two guy is secretly plotting a presidential run . Read More »

Knifeman arrested after storming Eiffel Tower in bid to 'kill a soldier'

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The suspect told police he wanted to attack a solider and had been in contact with an Islamic State jihadist, the AFP news agency reported. Armed soldiers who are permanently stationed at the Eiffel Tower ordered him to drop his weapon, which he did without attacking anyone, the source said, asking not to be named. Read More »

Fire Strikes another Tower in Dubai Marina

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A fire has struck another high-rise tower in Dubai Marina, just days after a blaze tore through The Torch tower. But the blaze rattled nerves after Friday's inferno at the Torch Tower, which is only a block away from the site of Sunday's fire. Read More »

Lankans fold for 183, to follow-on v India

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The highest is 492 against Bangladesh in Dhakain 2007 while the lead of 478 runs against West Indies in the Kolkata Test of 2011 is second on the list. Their 50-partnership came off only 46 balls but this attacking ploy didn't stand for long. "I thought they batted really well". Left-arm spinner Malinda Pushpakumara was picked for his worldwide debut. Read More »

US Coalition Hits Raqqa Hospital With Phosphorus Bombs

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Offensives by US -backed forces in recent months have reduced IS terrority substantially and led to the liberation of Mosul, the group's self-declared capital in Iraq. Relevant reports said on Wednesday that the Syrian Air Force bombed ISIL's positions in Southeastern Raqqa, targeting several depots of weapons and munitions. Read More »

Ex-Nagaland CM Liezietsu wins Assembly bypoll

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He lost only once, in 1989. The Naga Peoples Front has made a decision to start disqualification proceedings against 36 of its legislators who defied the party whip to vote in favour of expelled member and Chief Minister TR Zeliang during trust vote in the Assembly on July 21. Read More »

Israel plans to shut down local Al-Jazeera offices

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Ayoub Kara made the announcement on Sunday during a press conference, where he said that he meant to lodge a request to revoke credentials of all Al Jazeera journalists and close down the network's office in Jerusalem. Washington, D.C., August 6, 2017-Israeli authorities should abandon efforts to close Qatari broadcaster Al-Jazeera's offices, revoke its journalists' credentials, and censor its transmissions, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Read More »

K Chandrasekhar Rao's accusations on GST not proper: Bandaru Dattatreya

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The GST Council at its meeting on Saturday decided that GST be levied on ongoing projects. The GST Council has chose to reduce the tax from 18 per cent to 12 per cent for the said schemes, the release said. On Saturday Chief Minister of Telangana K Chandrashekhar Rao announced his decision of waging a legal battle against the Central government alleging unilateral decisions on the GST. Read More »

Syrian Army takes last ISIL-held Homs town

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Madan lies next to the border between Raqqa province and Deir Ezzor, an eastern province that is mostly held by ISIL. Jihadists have besieged government forces and civilians inside the provincial capital Deir Ezzor city since 2015. Pro-government forces captured the Islamic State group's last stronghold in the energy-rich Homs province in central Syria on Sunday, paving the way to advance on the besieged eastern city of Deir el-Zour, state media and a war monitoring group reported. Read More »

Chinese, North Korean foreign ministers hold talks at Manila meeting

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The North's latest wave of threats comes as China urged Kim to stop carrying out missile tests, saying that the situation is now at a "critical point". Nikki Haley, ambassador to the U.N. for the United States, which drafted the resolution, said the vote "put the North Korean dictator on notice" and represented a "strong, united step holding North Korea accountable for its behavior". Read More »

Tillerson takes North Korea pressure campaign to Asia

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But Tillerson said the USA does not think productive talks would result if North Korea came with the intention of maintaining their nuclear weapons. The UNSC adopted a new sanctions resolution against the North in response to its recent intercontinental missile tests . Read More »