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World Sisi, Netanyahu meet publicly for the first time
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Then, late Monday night, el-Sisi also met with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. In a briefing to reporters, Netanyahu declined to address the meeting despite the fact that it was officially publicized. Israel and Egypt share a number of regional interests - including the containment of Iran and combating ISIS. It was not long after Egyptian President Anwar Sadat signed the Camp David Treaty with Israel that he was assassinated by Islamic terrorists.

World Russian Helicopters May Have Fired on Bystanders at Zapad Military Drills
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But NATO has accused Russian Federation of deliberately under-reporting the numbers of troops taking part; Moscow says no more than 13,000 are involved, while NATO officials have said it could be as high as 100,000. The 45-minute simulated battle went off without incident. Thousands of personnel are now taking part in the Zapad 2017 exercise. The muscle-flexing, which began Thursday, highlights the scope of a fighting force that has taken a crash course of reforms and upgrades over the ...

Author: 0 Trump says democracy must be restored in Venezuela soon

The Venezuelan government on Tuesday said it would defend itself against the United States, after President Trump lambasted the country's socialist government at the United Nations. citizen from doing business with him. Maduro didn't attend the meeting, but Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza, who was there in his place, condemned Trump's statement .

World Amid opioid investigation, Texas and other states demand drug company documents
Author: 0 Amid opioid investigation, Texas and other states demand drug company documents

Alabama's Steve Marshall is part of that effort. The attorneys general also served a supplemental investigative subpoena on Purdue Pharma, Schneiderman said . Endo International said its policy is "not to comment on current litigation or investigations". The officials are also investigating the potential role of drugmakers and drug wholesalers in facilitating the public health crisis.

World FPL promises full power restoration by Tuesday after Irma
Author: 0 FPL promises full power restoration by Tuesday after Irma

Duke Energy Florida also restored power to virtually all customers, but the company apologized for a lack of communication that angered thousands. Most customers have had their power restored . Lee and Glades counties are almost 85% restored and are projected to be essentially complete by Thursday night. The U.S. Justice Department has received more than 400 fraud complaints involving relief aid after Hurricanes Harvey and Irma and expects a spike in fraud complaints in the coming ...

World Pakistan open to investment by foreign companies: Khaqan Abbasi
Author: 0 Pakistan open to investment by foreign companies: Khaqan Abbasi

Speaking to Geo News, Abbasi said: "Pakistan has made clear its national policy to America". He will inform the world body about Pakistan's successes in the economic field and in fighting terrorism and extremism. The two sides also appreciated the regular high level exchanges between the two countries and the institutional interaction through the High Level Strategic Cooperation Council.

World Donald Trump warns US may have to 'destroy' North Korea
Author: 0 Donald Trump warns US may have to 'destroy' North Korea

Before taking office, Trump was dismissive of the United Nations, complaining that while it had great potential, "right now it is just a club for people to get together, talk and have a good time ". "I will always put America first". Trump's speech Tuesday was an important test on the world stage, as the United Nations grapples with global crises, including North Korea's growing nuclear program, terrorism and climate change.

World Florida Sets Emergency Generator Rules for Nursing Homes
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The checkpoints may be gone in most places in the Florida Keys as residents try to rebuild, refurbish and get back to regular routines. Hard-hit Collier County is also not included in the official tally. Nursing homes and assisted-living facilities would have to carry out the plans within 60 days. "I'll certainly keep everyone updated on this progress, promise", he said in his Facebook post.

World U.S. blocks weapons sales to Turkish president's security guards
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United States lawmakers began expressing strong opposition to the sale following violence at a protest outside the home of the Turkish ambassador to Washington when Erdogan was visiting the U.S. Sen. But the USA had already quietly put the sale on hold after the violence, and the Trump administration had informed the Turkish government that the sale wouldn't be allowed to take place.

World 'Gaga: Five Foot Two' New Trailer: A Look at Lady Gaga's Life
Author: 0 'Gaga: Five Foot Two' New Trailer: A Look at Lady Gaga's Life

Those surprises are exactly the reason why it would make it hard for her to go on with her schedule when she is suffering from severe pain. Gaga: Five Foot Two mixes interviews and shots from performances with fly-on-the-wall camera work: the singer in the studio with Mark Ronson, visiting her grandmother and visiting the doctor.

World Did Obama Know about Comey's Surveillance?
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CNN's Gloria Borger notes Trump was talking with Manafort as recently as March of this year. That's a far cry, however, from his claim Barack Obama had Trump Tower's " wires tapped ". As for why investigators sought the warrant, Ed Henry, a reporter at Fox News , cited sources who claimed that the uncorroborated dossier of research compiled by former British spy Christopher Steele may have been a catalyst for the FISA application.

World Transgender Service Members Can Re-Enlist While Ban Is Reviewed
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Other co-sponsors of the bill, which was introduced as a stand-alone legislation on Friday, are Sen. She compared the current situation to her previous work on Don't Ask Don't Tell repeal in 2010, saying, "When I was working on that issue, we continued to not be able to get a vote as an amendment to the NDAA so at the end of the day, we took it out and made it a standalone bill and it was, I think, one of the last votes of the session and it was just an up or down vote: Are you for it or ...

World Hurricane Maria grows to Category 5, moves to Caribbean Islands
Author: 0 Hurricane Maria grows to Category 5, moves to Caribbean Islands

Hurricane Maria remains "extremely dangerous" after it battered the Caribbean island of Dominica, having regained its Category 5 status, the US National Hurricane Centre (NHC) has said . The latest cone of uncertainty of Hurricane Maria by the National Hurricane Center. Officials said the Federal Emergency Management Agency was ready to bring drinking water and help restore power in Puerto Rico immediately after the storm.

World White House may drop some cuts for wealthy from tax bill
Author: 0 White House may drop some cuts for wealthy from tax bill

Markets always welcome tax cuts. Republicans love to call the estate tax "the death tax , " but the idea that family farms and small businesses are being routinely lost because of the estate tax is a myth. To hear Republican leaders on Capitol Hill tell it, whatever it was, it was no big deal. His suburban district has a median household income around $106,000.

Author: 0 Brexit Briefing: Pound Buffeted as Report Boris Could Resign is Denied

Johnson and May are both in NY today, but no joint meeting is planned. "Boris is doing good work as Foreign Secretary", she said, according to a Tweet by Sky News reporter Beth Rigby. But an article in the Daily Telegraph this afternoon claimed Mr Johnson has told friends he will quit before the weekend if he is unhappy with the Prime Minister's approach.

World WWI wrecked German U-boat found near Belgium
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Its exact location is being kept secret to discourage trophy hunters. "The submarine is in such good condition that we reckon all the bodies are still on board", said West Flanders Governor Carl Decaluwé. To combat the U-boat threat, the British tried to block Zeebrugge port in April 1918 by scuttling old ships in the entry channel. Termote, who lives in the town, carried out further investigations on his own initiative.

World Only FG Can Declare Nnamdi Kanu Wanted, Says Buratai
Author: 0 Only FG Can Declare Nnamdi Kanu Wanted, Says Buratai

The group said: " It is also on record that till date, no police commissioner or governor in the Southeast or South south has dared to rise up against the fourth deadliest terrorist group in the world we know as Fulani herdsmen ". "The military will predicate its actions on a declaration that has no basis in law and is clearly an unwarranted and grave usurpation of powers by it".

World Japan, Israel affirm coordination on North Korea sanctions
Author: 0 Japan, Israel affirm coordination on North Korea sanctions

North Korea on Monday said that additional sanctions will push it to accelerate its nuclear plans, Reuters reported. The US jets flew alongside four South Korean F-15K jet fighters as part of "routine" training, the statement said, adding that the allies would continue such exercises to "improve their joint operation capabilities against contingencies".

World Russia's Rosneft Brokers Gas Line Deal in Iraqi Kurdistan
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The Kurdish government administers Iraqi Kurdistan , the semi-autonomous Kurdish region in northern Iraq. "Thus, Turkey gives support to the Iraqi government and also a message to the regional countries", the Turkmen leader stressed. The standoff has hit the Turkish lira, which weakened beyond 3.5 to the dollar on Tuesday for the first time in four weeks. Turkey launches a military exercise in its southeastern border with Iraq.

World German elections: Who are the AfD?
Author: 0 German elections: Who are the AfD?

Germany and the rest of the liberal West is also suffering at the hands of a new political reality: apathy on the one hand and an aggressive pushback against the globalized, cosmopolitan world on the other. Gauland has argued Germany should be proud of its veterans of two world wars. Of these the CDU/CSU (considered as one party) has won 12 and the SDP six.

Author: 0 Second man arrested in over London tube bombing

His identity is a closely guarded secret and police have implored the press not to speculate while the inquiry unfolds. Rudd cautioned that the investigation was ongoing and that Britain still faced a substantial threat even though the terror level had been reset to "severe" from "critical".

World Giro d'Italia to kick off in Jerusalem
Author: 0 Giro d'Italia to kick off in Jerusalem

Stage 2 will be 167km from Haifa to Tel Aviv in northern Israel. The last kilometers will be inside Tel Aviv and the arrival will be right on the seafront. RCS has previously organised 11 Giro starts outside Italy, as far afield as Belfast and Herning in Denmark, but never has the Italian tour or any grand tour gone outside of Europe.

World Stadium goes dark as San Diego State upsets Stanford
Author: 0 Stadium goes dark as San Diego State upsets Stanford

It was only then that the Aztecs scored their first touchdown of the game, a four-yard run by Rashaad Penny . Tonight's game will be played from Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego , California and air live on the CBS Sports Network. Neither offense got on track for most of the first half. Often starting as late as 10:30 p.m. ET, there are large portions of the country that are fast asleep when some of the most peculiar happenings of any given Saturday (or early Sunday morning) commence.

World Chibok mediator wins United Nations prize for educating victims of Nigeria's Boko Haram
Author: 0 Chibok mediator wins United Nations prize for educating victims of Nigeria's Boko Haram

More than 100 of the 276 girls kidnapped from their school in Chibok in 2014 are still unaccounted for, and are presumed to still be in the custody of Boko Haram. "The recognition of Zannah Mustapha's fearless work highlights the importance of education for the future of Nigeria". He said that in just a decade since its inception, the school had recorded tremendous success, which gives him the assurance that peaceful reconciliation through education and integration is achievable.