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However, Palestinian officials said a ceasefire had now been agreed thanks to "Egyptian and worldwide efforts". On Saturday the Israeli military said it was conducting strikes against Hamas "in response to the terror acts instigated during the violent riots that took place along the security fence" the day before.
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    USA eyes tariffs on $200B more Chinese imports

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    China also seems to be projecting confidence that it can withstand political turmoil, said David Rank, former deputy chief of mission at the U.S. Embassy in Beijing. The Retail Industry Leaders Association said new tariffs on Chinese imports would punish American families by driving up prices. "Unfortunately, China has not changed its behaviour".
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    Four states, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Dakota and South Dakota, have approved "trigger laws" that would ban abortion immediately after the Supreme Court overturns Roe v. As Kennedy's unanimous Senate confirmation fifteen years after Roe demonstrates, it was not Roe itself that caused Supreme Court nominations to become polarizing battles over abortion rights.
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    The Three Lions set up a last-four clash with Croatia on Wednesday in a 2-0 win over Sweden at the weekend. Russia's most-capped player Sergei Ignashevich announced his retirement from soccer on Sunday after the hosts were eliminated by Croatia on penalties in the World Cup quarter-final hours earlier.
  • Trump administration threatened Ecuador over its support of breastfeeding resolution

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    In fact, the WHO Code is primarily concerned with the misleading marketing of such products in ways that explicitly discourage breastfeeding as a choice, especially within poor communities, as The Guardian observed : "Formula promotion is a particular issue in poorer countries because there is a higher risk of pneumonia and diarrhoea for babies, and with a lack of access to healthcare mothers are less informed about the benefits of breastfeeding".
  • India bus gang-rape killers to hang after final appeal turned down

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    The fourth convict, Akshay had not filed a review petition against the apex court's 5 May 2017 judgement . A three-judge bench, headed by Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dipak Misra , maintained that a review of the Supreme Court's verdict of May 5 a year ago would have been necessary only if there were "errors resulting in miscarriage of justice".
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    Even George Ezra is urging fans to get behind the anthem instead of his current single, ahead of England's semi final match against Croatia on Wednesday. That's the only word I can describe it because we're all a family. "At the same time, I think every decision I have made, everything I have done until now shows I have been working for it".
  • Trump to Announce His Supreme Court Nominee Tonight

    Trump to Announce His Supreme Court Nominee Tonight

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    Kavanaugh now serves as a judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. When Kavanaugh was approved in 2006 to the US appeals court, four Democratic senators voted in favor of him. She needs to make it through a closed primary, in which only Republicans can vote, for her reelection bid in 2020, making opposing Trump unsafe. If the Senate Judiciary Committee votes to approve the nomination, the candidate is then processed to the full Senate with the ...
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    Getting to safety requires a roughly five-hour dive through murky waters and suffocatingly narrow passageways - hard for even experienced divers - to a point closer to the mouth of the cave where the group could be brought out on stretchers.
  • Iran considers Europe's offer to salvage nuclear agreement insufficient

    Iran considers Europe's offer to salvage nuclear agreement insufficient

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    On Friday, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif met his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov and discussed the the issues expected to be raised in the meeting in coming hours, reports IRNA. Describing the Friday meeting as important, Iranian officials have said that key for them is to ensure measures that guarantee oil exports do not halt, and that Tehran still has access to the SWIFT worldwide bank payments messaging system.