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A hotel owner said they used elephants to transport tourists to the nearest open highway and airport to help them return to the capital Kathmandu . In the popular jungle safari resort of Sauraha in Chitwan, hotels were forced to shift their guests to higher floors as waters rushed into the premises.
  • Haiti thanks Canada for accepting refugees from US

    Haiti thanks Canada for accepting refugees from US

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    Daniel Le Bouthillier, head of media relations for National Defence, said the military received the request from civilian authorities. While under Canada's Third Safe Country agreement with the USA asylum seekers who attempt to cross at legal border crossings are turned away at the border because the U.S.is considered a safe country, the government says under the UN Refugee Convention it is compelled to hear the asylum claims of those who cross the border through unofficial crossings and ...
  • Not in touch with Congress MLAs: Vaghela

    Not in touch with Congress MLAs: Vaghela

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    The Congress is also expecting to get the support of two MLAs of NCP and one MLA of JD (U). On Tuesday, the legislators will directly go to state capital Gandhinagar to vote for the party's Rajya Sabha nominee Ahmed Patel . These MLAs were flown back to Gujarat for the voting. Ahmed Patel , who today met Congress MLAs after they returned from their Bengaluru sojourn, said he was confident of his victory.
  • The US Military Can Now Shoot Down Consumer Drones

    The US Military Can Now Shoot Down Consumer Drones

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    The FAA restricted private and commercial drone activity near 133 U.S. military installations earlier this year. The military also has the right to capture and retain the drone if it so chooses, or to alternatively track it back to its operator.
  • Rich Coleman named interim leader of BC Liberals

    Rich Coleman named interim leader of BC Liberals

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    Larson says Coleman will be assembling a shadow cabinet and getting caucus prepared for whenever the new NDP Premier John Horgan calls the legislature back. As for who may take over as leader of the party, Moscrop noted Sam Sullivan and Andrew Wilkinson could be vying for the job but there is a chance a federal conservative could throw their hat into the ring.
  • Marines missing after aircraft crash

    Marines missing after aircraft crash

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    The recovery effort launched Sunday, and a family friend of Ordway's tells KAKE News that the marines went to their home at 1am Sunday to tell them that Ordway had been declared deceased. It's not clear if recovery teams have yet located the remains of the fallen. Payne said she had spoken with U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis "to offer Australia's support in any way that can be of assistance".
  • Manhunt Underway in Mo. After Police Officer Fatally Shot During Traffic Stop

    Manhunt Underway in Mo. After Police Officer Fatally Shot During Traffic Stop

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    Police said that after shooting Michael, the suspect fled in his vehicle, then crashed a few blocks away. Surveillance video from two convenience stores in Clinton was used to link Mr. He is wanted for questioning in the death late Sunday of 37-year-old Clinton police officer Gary Michael. McCarthy now faces charges for first-degree murder and felony armed criminal action in Henry County, where the city of Clinton is located.
  • Israel moves to shut down local operations of Al Jazeera

    Israel moves to shut down local operations of Al Jazeera

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    Israel has long presented itself as a bastion of press freedom in a region where government restrictions on the media are commonplace, and has pointed to Al Jazeera's presence in Jerusalem as proof of the nation's liberal values. Israeli authorities would also seek to limit access by the state's Arab citizens to the station's broadcasts in Arabic, the communications ministry statement said without elaborating.
  • Venezuela's military: Key things to know

    Venezuela's military: Key things to know

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    His toll revised a previous count by army chief General Jesus Suarez Chourio who said one died and one was gravely wounded in the attack on the base in the northwestern city of Valencia , which the military said was quickly put down. But the base remained under control of government troops. At the same time, Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguay, and Brazil announced Venezuela's indefinite suspension from the South American trading bloc Mercosur for its "rupture of the democratic order".
  • Knife-wielding man at Eiffel Tower arrested

    Knife-wielding man at Eiffel Tower arrested

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    In Saturday's incident , the suspect tried to force his way into the secure zone beneath the tower, held out a knife and said "Allahu akbar", the Arabic phrase for "God is great", an official close to the investigation said. A security source has reportedly claimed that the suspect wanted to attack a soldier. The man kept was wearing a Paris Saint-Germain football shirt.
  • Authorities arrest Northwestern professor, Oxford employee wanted in Chicago murder

    Authorities arrest Northwestern professor, Oxford employee wanted in Chicago murder

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    Anthony Guglielmi, a spokesman for the Chicago Police Department, said the hunt for Wyndham Lathem and Andrew Warren has "intensified and narrowed" and that investigators think they know where the men are or are heading. Authorities haven't detailed the relationship between 42-year-old Lathem and Cornell-Duranleau, who moved to Chicago from the Grand Rapids, Michigan, area after receiving his cosmetology license.
  • Trump defends national security adviser, says McMaster is 'pro

    Trump defends national security adviser, says McMaster is 'pro

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    The officials also noted that during US President Donald Trump's recent trip to Israel, McMaster's held a lengthy meeting with Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman, and highlighted his regular contacts with Defense Ministry officials. The firing of the NSC's director for strategy planning, Richard Higgins, on July 21, meanwhile, was linked to a conspiratorial memo he'd sent about radical Islam rather than his ties to Bannon or NSC aide Sebastian Gorka, an NSC aide said.